10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Arnold, California

airbnb arnold ca

Located within the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Arnold is a small but beautiful mountain town. It offers a fantastic combination of outdoor adventure and a restful atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for a rejuvenating vacation. The area has plenty of natural attractions - numerous lakes such as White Pines Lake, hiking/biking trails, and fishing spots. Some of the major places of interest that are not to be missed include Calaveras Big Trees State Park, which is where the giant sequoia trees were first discovered, Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway for its breathtaking landscapes, the recently developed Arnold Rim Trail for hiking enthusiasts and Sierra Nevada Logging Museum, which showcases the area’s logging history. If you are looking for the right place to enjoy this charming town, then read on for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Arnold, California.

1. Impressive geo-dome with sophisticated decor (from USD 269)

This stunning option will leave you amazed! Grab the opportunity to stay at a geo-dome featuring minimalist Scandinavian-style decor. Spread over two floors, the dome can host up to six guests, with two bedrooms. The lower floor has a living space with a wood fireplace, a full kitchen and a dining section. The upper level has a bedroom and playing area for kids. This entire rental has been done up with high-end furnishings, sleek furniture and the latest amenities, offering you an incredible experience. The icing on the cake is the wraparound deck that provides fabulous views of the cabin’s lush forest surroundings.

A Beautiful & Relaxing GeoDome home in the Sierras
Arnold, California, United States
101 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Dome house 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
modern updated amenities comfortable beds
an open fireplace kept it very cozy and a huge patio/balcony provided excellent barbecue amenities
once at the property the wifi in the house is great
the view around is amazing the house is very modern and comfortable
dream cottage in the woods the layout is open and the style is sleek but comfortable
well appointed clean and quiet
the house is clean and modern
exceptionally clean fully stocked kitchen and tastefully decorated with modern style
we had a beautiful stay in this sparkling clean and tastefully decorated dome house
the house is sparkling clean very well appointed and with stylish decor
maria was an amazing host and made sure we were thoroughly taken care of
we also appreciate the host getting back to us quickly when we had questions
she is very easy to get ahold of and very kind
maria’s place is just lovely and maria is an excellent host
check-in was very easy with the instructions provided local tips were communicated and helpful
great location near mountains and lakes
overall great place and location
quiet neighborhood to enjoy time away from the city
great location near white pines lake big trees national park and the cute town of murphys
fun spot to stay very close to calaveras state park
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2. Appealing mountain cabin with massive deck with hot tub (from USD 200)

Switch off from your busy life for a while in this peaceful retreat surrounded by pine trees. The two-story Venado Ridge Cabin features tasteful decor with premium furnishings and amenities. The lower floor encompasses a living area, a dining section and a newly updated, well-equipped kitchen, while the upper floor features the bedrooms. The cabin offers three bedrooms, which can sleep up to eight guests. The large deck on the upper level offers fantastic forest views and a hot tub, perfectly set up for a relaxing evening.

VenadoRidge-Fast Wi-Fi-Dog Friendly-SPA-A/C &HEAT
Arnold, California, United States
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
clean good location excellent wifi and great amenities
clean nice furniture bedding decorated so nicely
the game room was awesome
the dog area was clean too
the house was very well stocked and clean
the hot tub was perfect - clean and well-maintained and nice and hot
overall a great bargain and a clean and quiet space for our family to relax
clean conveniently located and full of amenities
the host is very responsive and helpful
venado ridge cabin was a wonderful place to stay and eileen was the perfect host
also for dog owners this is no joke a really good option with dogs
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3. Chic mountain cabin close to lake (from USD 136)

Kukahbu Cabin is a warm and welcoming mountain cabin located in the Lake Mont Pines area. Furnished stylishly with modern decor, the cabin has an open-plan layout that features a well-appointed living room, a dining space and a full kitchen. Adjoining the dining section is a spacious deck fitted out with ample furniture to enjoy the lush surroundings. With two bedrooms, the cabin can host up to six guests. As the cabin is located inside a community, guests have use of its facilities such as the nearby private lake, Lake Mont Pines, the dock, and a playground.

Comfortable, Stylish Cabin in Lakemont Pines
Arnold, California, United States
261 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
we also loved the "wood stove" heater
good wifi which is a must for our meetings
the beds had great mattresses and we slept wonderfully
we left the windows open all night which was comfortable and not noisy
simple comfortable two bedroom open floor plan laminate floors
clean and super cozy
it was clean and cozy
everything was clean and comfortable
hose was clean and comfortable
what a clean and comfortable space
she is accommodating and helpful via message
elis is a great host
elis was a great host
elis is a wonderful host
the host was very responsive to any questions we had and was very welcoming
the location is ideal
the location was amazing
close to local attractions
elis's place was cute and was in a nice location
this cabin is a great location to spend family time
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4. Plush A-frame cabin near local facilities (from USD 175)

This luxe cabin offers a fantastic mix of convenient location and lavish interiors. The cabin is tucked away within the woods, but still situated minutes away from the main grocery store and restaurants. Recently renovated, the cabin features classy decor with high-end amenities and designer furnishing. With three bedrooms, the cabin can sleep up to six guests. A living room, a swanky kitchen with the latest appliances and a deck on the upper level are other available facilities.

Designer A-frame cabin in a great location
Arnold, California, United States
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
wi-fi was lightning fast and there's a sonos music system and netflix and hulu for your entertainment
but wifi in the house itself worked very well
such a beautiful and comfortable place well decorated with all the right amenities
there’s a really nice grill the kitchen has plenty of cook ware utensils etc
the beds were very comfortable
well stocked kitchen lots of extra towels etc very clean
very clean and has everything you need for a great stay
such a cozy clean renovated place to escape too
the place is gorgeous and exceptionally clean
the place is gorgeous and clean
host was very responsive
the hosts are responsive and friendly
geoff is a gracious host and will respond promptly to any questions you may have
geoffrey is a very responsive host answering all questions above and beyond
what a lovely house the owners have done a lovely job of redecorating
the location was great as well since it is in close proximity to hiking trails
quiet and very cute neighborhood
the cabin is in a beautiful location
it is an exceptionally relaxing location and everything worked well
especially quiet in the neighborhood which was awesome and great location close to white pines lake
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5. Mountain cabin with wraparound deck (from USD 199)

This updated mountain cabin offers a secluded setting amid dense trees. Accommodating up to eight guests, the roomy cabin comprises a living area with a fireplace, a well-equipped kitchen and three bedrooms. The cabin has a deck running around it which has been fitted out with barbeque equipment and outdoor furniture.

Rancho Paradiso
Arnold, California, United States
46 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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heater and hot water were great for the 5 of us
loved the open floor plan fireplace and front room
everything was clean and comfortable
the house was super clean and ready for us to occupy
roger was an amazing host and answered all of first timer airbnb questions promptly
as usual roger is great host with beautiful well taken care of homes
so clean and always got a quick response from the host roger
it’s a great and cozy place really near the market
great location near the lake and super communicative host
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6. Cosy cabin with ample space (from USD 140)

Perfect for families, this cabin with three bedrooms offers sufficient space for up to six guests. Surrounded by verdant woods, the two-story cabin provides a secluded feel while being conveniently close to attractions. Guests will find here several great amenities including two decks with one of them featuring a hot tub, and the other, a firepit. A full kitchen and a small living area are other facilities. Calaveras Big Trees State Park and WhitePines Lake are both less than 10 minutes’ drive away.

Ponderosa Cabin Spa Getaway
Arnold, California, United States
144 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
xlnt internet and streaming tv
also good wifi access to netflix amazon
i appreciated having a fan in every room
very good and thoughtful amenities for kitchen supplies and flashlights in every room
we were traveling with two teenage boys and the quality of the wi-fi was to their liking
you couldn’t tell a dog had ever stayed and it was super clean
beautiful clean and cozy cabin in an amazing area
the cabin was very clean
clean cabin with very nice outdoor areas to relax
hot tub was clean and so nice each day
great place host super responsive
ben is a great host his place is cozy his response time to email questions is great
thank you ben for opening your home and being a super host
ben was a kind responsive host
:) location is great neighbors are friendly our host ben is the best
the location was great
the location is perfect very close to town lakes and big trees park
the location and house were perfect for what we wanted
beautiful and quiet location
it's in a wonderful location for a family vacation
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7. Mountain cabin close to Lakemont Pines (from USD 238)

Located close to Lakemont Pines, this spacious cabin offers three bedrooms that can fit up to twelve persons. Offering a relaxing vibe, the cabin has an authentic feel with its wood-themed interiors. The open plan area includes a living section with a wood stove, a dining area plus a full kitchen. The hot tub available in the deck outside is a top highlight.

Cozy Lake Cabin + Hot Tub / Wifi / BBQ
Arnold, California, United States
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 7 Beds 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

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Amenities & Room:
the wifi was flawless
our stay in this cabin was wonderful the place was comfortable and had everything we needed
very clean very comfy
super cozy and clean nice comfortable sheets and great communication
it was very clean and had all the necessities
private clean and extremely relaxing
when we arrived it was immaculately clean (extra important during covid) and so welcoming
she was really friendly and sweet
sarah was super responsive and helpful
sarah was a lovely host who responded quickly and overall we had a good stay
we had a great stay over christmas in december sarah was very responsive to any questions
sarah was a great host she was very quick to respond to any messages and very helpful
lovely location and lovely house
perfect weekend gateway close to everything
great location close to the snow and hiking trails
loved the quietness and the lake was so close
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8. Welcoming mountain cabin with hot tub (from USD 205)

Neatly furnished with a homey ambience in mind, this traditional-style mountain cabin with wooden interiors is a great option for families. The cabin offers two bedrooms plus a loft, accomodating up to seven guests. The main floor of the cabin offers a living area plus an updated kitchen with all essential amenities. A separate dining section is also available. The loft includes a kids’ playing area and two beds. The large deck out front features a hot tub and ample furniture, making it the ideal spot to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Best little cabin in Arnold
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
great cozy cabin to stay at in arnold
lots of detail in the amenities to make it feel warm and comfortable
wifi was easy to connect to and the stereo was a really nice
bruce's house and the ameneties (pool lakes etc) at the community center were great
the deck was very comfortable - nice peaceful and relaxing the hot tub was a wonderful bonus
very clean and remodeled which is big for us
the hot tub is clean at the cabin and well maintained
the place was clean and had everything we needed during our stay
wonderful place- such nice decoration and updates well -laid out comfortable clean space
the jacuzzi was a great extra - very clean and pre-heated
our host was a great communicator
bruce was a gracious host
bruce was a great host as well
bruce was an excellent host communicating promptly and making himself available for any questions
bruce was a wonderful host and made us feel very welcome vacationing at his house
the location is great close to murphy’s and big trees state park
perfect place to stay a few miles from town close to the main highway and lots of trees
the location was close to a few lakes and big trees with cute cities nearby (recommend visiting murphy’s)
great location for skiing bear valley or a walk through calaveras big trees np
we really enjoyed using this place
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9. A-frame cabin with high-end amenities

This A-frame cabin nestled amid the woods makes for the perfect mountain getaway. The cabin has trendy decor with upscale furnishings and the latest amenities. Featuring an open-concept design, the space includes a plush living area with a wood stove, a full kitchen and a dining section. The upper level contains two beds that can accommodate four guests. A wraparound deck is the highlight of the house, offering fantastic forest views. The house is around 4 miles (6.2 kilometres) away from Calaveras Big Trees State Park and 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) from Arnold Rim Trail.

Adorable A-Frame in Blue Lake Springs w/ a wraparound deck, shared pool, & more!
Arnold, California, United States
22 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the owner has fully stocked the kitchen with everything you could need and the grill worked great
the place was clean and looked exactly like the photos
great place great location easy in and out nice home in the woods
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10. Updated mountain cabin near Blue Lake Springs

This mountain cabin is located within walking distance of Blue Lake Springs, and a short drive away from Flying Acres Lake. The newly updated cabin is spread over two floors and can accommodate up to ten guests. The cabin’s lower level includes a kitchen, a living room and dining section plus two bedrooms, while the third bathroom is in a loft. Guests will love lounging in the spacious deck offering awesome views. It comes equipped with an outdoor heater, patio furniture and grilling equipment.

Black Bear Den
Arnold, California, United States
255 reviews
Entire cabin 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was spacious and had all the necessary amenities for us to be comfortable during our stay
beautiful deck with gas barbecue we had breakfast and dinner there everyday
it has a lot of beds which is good for big parties or large families like ours
excellent space beautiful location the cabin is well-equipped and the kitchen fully-stocked
nice and clean house
the place is clean and spacious
loved our time at this clean and cozy cabin
very clean and well maintained "cabin in the woods"
this place was thoroughly clean had a pleasant stay
quick and easy responses with the host
the host gives great suggestions on where to visit
great host and very relaxing environment
they were super friendly
he responded to my questions promptly and was an overall great host
great location and great value
great location very quiet and peaceful
location was close to the lake and town and a quick drive to many beautiful spots
10 min walk to the beautiful lake
this cabin is in a great location
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Explore Arnold's unique charms

As a small town set deep within the mountains, Arnold comprises several scattered neighbourhoods with each having its own selection of facilities like lake access. Be sure to check with your host on the access available to you as a guest. Get a head start in your search for good stay options with our list of best Airbnb vacation rentals in Arnold, California.

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