Located just an hour away from Ohio’s largest city, Columbus, the small town of Athens offers a very quaint and peaceful place for you to visit or even retire. Considered as a college town, it is home to the Ohio University, which is one of the best educative institutions in the US. Because of this, the town and the campuses of the university are somewhat intertwined with each other. This makes it easier for you to go from one touristy place to another. If you’re going to the town to visit a college student or you’re just going sightseeing, here are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals In Athens, Ohio.
This lower-level unit in the middle of the woods is located just a short walk away from the campus. The unit comes with a private bedroom, living room, and a full bathroom. The kitchen also comes equipped with a refrigerator and a gas grill with a side burner. There are also windows in every room that give you great views of the surrounding forest.
Walk to Campus from this Private Wooded OasisAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsthe coffee and tea table was thoughtful and made for a pleasant morningthey have a continental breakfast and the view of the woods is is amazingwe really appreciated tea coffee and snacks they left out on a table for usbeautiful views cozy fireplace homey decor and lovely hoststhe bed was comfortable and the bedding was very nicegreat place to stay everything was very clean and comfortablethe place is super clean and roomyit was very clean and has a very comfortable bedthis is a wonderful clean comfortable place to staythings are always neat and clean
Host:regina and greg are great hostsgreat hosts super comfy bedvery welcoming and thoughtful hostsfriendly hosts quiet and privateregina and greg were the most gracious hostsRead more reviewsthe location felt safe and it was near so many thingsgreat location and great spacenice private location and within walking distance to many placesbeautiful secluded location yet close enough to the university where we wanted to bethe location is great within walking distance of ou and athens
Wallahalla is a four-bedroom, one bathroom ranch-themed home that can sleep up to four people. You and your family will surely enjoy its fully furnished living room that comes with games, books, and music. The home is also very pet-friendly with its fully fenced backyard and complimentary dog treats, pet bowls, and waste bags. The full kitchen also comes complete with pots, pans, dishes, and many more. The full bathroom also comes with a shower, bathtub, towels, and toiletries.
WallahallaAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was nice since there is not a tvbeds are comfortable kitchen is well equipped and the fenced in yard provides opportunities for traveling petsquiet neighborhood great location comfortable with lots of nice amenitieskitchen/appliances were all new and cleanawesome bathroom we would definitely stay againvery clean & comfortablethe place clean and tastefully decoratedsuper clean dog-friendly and a unique staygreat clean place and quiet settingit was clean comfy and welcoming
Host:the host is very easy to reach and very accomodatingi would highly recommend this hostthe hosts were very responsive and quick to address any issuesthank you for hosting uswould definitely stay again amazing hosts amazing spaceRead more reviewsa great central location for traveling the areagreat place to stay very close to athensthe location was also perfect for those visiting the ohio university campus for school or workit's very close to athens but in the countryside where it's quiet and peacefulwallahalla is in a great location for access to athens or lake snowden
Enjoy living tiny in Athens in this cozy cabin in the woods. You’ll be surrounded by lush forests and a lot of trees, yet it is so close to the center of Athens. It is a tiny home so you’ll surely bond with your friends and family. There are two queen-sized beds, one of which is in the extended loft while one is on the main floor. Entertainment is also not an issue in the home as there is a smart TV and free Wi-Fi access. The kitchen also comes with everything you need to cook small meals. The bathroom has a shower, composting toilet, and a sink. Pets are also welcome to stay.
Great View and Private setting 3 Miles from AthensAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsloved the air conditioning during the very hot august athens weekend wifi also worked perfectlyperhaps an exhaust fan could be helpful thereoh the blessed quiet ignore the tv and enjoy naturethe space is comfortable with a nice rustic feelbeautiful location with great views of the woods a comfortable tiny house with some unique touchesthe tiny house was clean and well equipped for our needsthis place was beautiful safe clean and chad and jesi are super nicei love that there was a decent amount of cleaning supplies stocked and even a shop vaca very clean quiet cabin in the woods quick convenient drive to athensthey are both wonderful hosts anf the place was very clean when we got there
Host:the hosts were very helpful and friendlyowners easily responsive and respectfulchad and jesi are fantastic hostsgreat stay chad and jesi were great hostsfantastic little cabin with friendly and professional hostsRead more reviewsexcellent location close to athensperfect little cozy get away great location off the beaten path but still close enough to towngreat location the house is tiny and cute but has everything you needyet close enough to one of my favorite townsthe cabin is really nice and the location is fantastic
Enjoy living in the past by staying in this private room in a restored home from the 1910s. It is located within a five-minute walk to the uptown Athens, Ohio University, and various shops and restaurants. The room features a queen-sized bed and a beautifully tiled bathroom with a separate sink, shower, and clawfoot tub. Coffee, tea, and a light breakfast will also greet you in the morning. There’s also complimentary Wi-Fi access in your room.
Private Room in 1910 Restored HomeAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewscoffee cream & breakfast items were a nice touchvery friendly host comfortable bed and room great view of the sunrise in the morningshe also put out a really nice coffee/breakfast selection in the morningsthe room was quiet and the bed was quite comfortablethe bed was very comfortable and we had everything we neededthe space was clean and exactly as shown in the pictureour room and bathroom were clean and the house was beautifulour room was very charming and clean and equipped with everything we neededthe house itself is beautiful very clean and has comfortable bedsdiane's home was clean & comfortable
Host:a lovely home with truly welcoming hoststhey were extremely attentive and kindalso the owners were very welcoming and kindwonderful place and wonderful hostsawesome place awesome hosts and exceptional relaxationRead more reviewseasy walking distance to ohio university toothe location was idealgreat location within walking distance of everythinggreat location on a quiet street yet close to the action of downtown athensthe location was private but a short walk to town for dinner shopping & entertainment
Enjoy a very homely feel while you’re in Athens by staying at this unit on the second floor of a family home. It comes with a bedroom, a full-sized bathroom, and a second room that has a futon, TV, and lounge space. Its proximity from the Ohio University, Uptown Athens, restaurants, bars, shops, bike path, and hiking trails makes it a perfect home for tourists like you. It is perfect for couples, solo backpackers, and even business travelers. You are also free to use their kitchen and fire pit in their back yard.
Private second floor (bed, bath and living space)Athens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsthe house was exceptionally cleaneverything was very clean and looked exactly like the photosit is meticulously cleanhaylie's place was super cleanvery comfortable lots of room and very clean
Host:haylie and jason are excellent hostshost were very welcoming and informativeshe is kind caring and thoughtfuli would absolutely return again haylie was super responsive and a pleasure to interact withhaylie and jason were lovely hosts i was down in athens for mom's weekend at ohio universityRead more reviewsgood place for ohio university family weekendswonderful location less than a mile to ouhaylie’s place was in the perfect location for a quick walk to uptowna nice short walk to campusthe house is walking distance from campus and very close to other fun things to do in athens
Enjoy wonderful views with the matching vintage furniture and full-sized bed in this beautifully restored century home right in the heart of uptown Athens and Ohio University. There’s a shared bathroom which is nicely tiled and common areas with other bathrooms. It has front and back porches for you to just relax in the morning. There’s also complimentary coffee, tea, and light breakfast in the kitchen.
Private Attic in 1910 Restored HomeAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsdiane prepared breakfast for us (coffee orange juice mini muffin and fresh fruits)the attic was quite spacious the bed was very comfortable and the views were spectacularour individual room was spacious and had a great view of athens and the hocking river valleydiane is a terrific host we loved the beautiful house and very comfortable roomdiane and her husband were outstanding hosts the amenities were clean cozy and invitingvery clean and stylish placevery clean quiet and excellent locationthe house itself is beautiful very clean and has comfortable bedsthe room was clean and private and made our stay very convenient and comfortablethe home is beautiful clean cozy and conveniently located
Host:lovely classic home and wonderful friendly hosts my wife and i loved our staybeautiful old house lovely hosts very friendly and welcomingshe has also been very helpful and kind to us during our staythe hosts are very friendly and have great tips on local spotsthey are very nice and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location and comfortable spacenice place walking distance to ohio university and court stthe location was within easy walking distance of downtown restaurants ohio university campus and moreinviting cosy place in a fantastic location for enjoying athens & the universitya wonderful spacious homestay location convenient to uptown athens
This charming, newly renovated apartment overlooking a very peaceful pond offers you a very laidback stay without being too far from the bustling Athens. It offers a very gorgeous view from its deck. The home comes with all the amenities you need like a fully equipped kitchen, a television, towels, beddings, blow dryer, toiletries, Wi-Fi, and a lot more. Its bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a pull-out sofa bed in the living room. Snacks and a continental breakfast are also provided for you.
Water's Edge - entire apartmentAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable and spacious apartment with lots of amenities and a lovely view over a pondnice to have breakfast on the balcony overlooking the pondwarm and cozy with a gorgeous vieweverything was great fully stocked kitchen and beautiful viewthe bed is super comfortable with plenty of blankets and pillowsvery very clean and comfortableeverything was very clean orderly and comfortablethe apartment is quiet clean and comfortableit is always so warm clean and friendlyvery clean nicely decorated cozy place to stay
Host:thank you to deni and her staffdeni was the most gracious hostdeni is a great host she responds very quickly whenever i have any questionspretty place well built wonderful hostdeni was easily reached with questions and helpfulRead more reviewscozy apartment in a great locationjust inspirational location and hostsgreat location and only about 10 minutes to campusit was a good location as wellquiet location and nice views but close enough to easily go out
This two-bedroom, loft home is located just a few miles away from the prestigious university. One bedroom comes with a twin over full bunk bed while the other has a four-post full-sized bed. The loft area, on the other hand, has a queen-sized bed. This home is perfect for parents, alumni, or guests that want to be near the campus yet will surely love the ambiance and the amenities of a home in a quaint and rural environment.
Quiet Country Setting Close to Ohio UniversityAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsfree wifi netflix etcplenty of room for 6 people to sleep comfortablyvery clean and cozy homeplace was very clean with everything was in working conditionolder but cleanthe place is quiet and rural clean and not much more you could askvery clean and tucked back on the road so nice and quiet
Host:host was quick to reply and helpfulgordon was a great hostthe owner was terrific about communicating and check outgordon is an excellent hostmy children really enjoyed this peaceful family friendly homeRead more reviewsthe location was greatcomfortable location just outside of athenscool house in a quiet setting and very close to campusvery close to ou but out of town so its super quietlocation of house is great 5 minutes from campus
Located just a few steps away from Ohio University and Uptown Athens, this apartment right above the host’s business offers a very convenient location for you. You’ll surely have easy access to groceries, restaurants, shops, and others. There are three bedrooms and six beds that can accommodate up to eight guests, making it perfect for large groups. Enjoy a very private experience during your stay. There are even a barbecue grill and a picnic table at the back for some enjoyable barbecue nights with friends and family.
Athens Footpath Bed and Breakfast IIAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsthe furniture and beds were very comfortablewe enjoyed that it was renovated and had plenty of beds a couch and a few chairssecond time back staying in christine's athens footpath apartment and shared it with five other friendscomfortable furnishings beds and the kitchen was stocked far better than we could have ever dreamedchristine was very welcoming and we were surprised to have some breakfast food already stocked including coffeevery clean and cozyvery clean and well arranged placethe place is very clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and spaciousgreat place clean uncluttered cozy
Host:fred and christine are marvelous hoststhe hosts were easy to communicate with as wellshe was responsive attentive and very welcoming to myself and fellow alumshost is very quick to respond and makes sure everything is the way you want ithelpful and professionalRead more reviewsgood apartment close to campusgreat location easy to walk to where we wanted to gochristine’s place was amazing the location is about a 10 minute walk uptownconvenient location to uptown with easy parkinggreat location and within walking distance to the ohio university campus and downtown eateries
This one-bedroom room in a quaint home in North Hill offers a very private yet homely feel during your stay. The host is also very kind and is ready to provide you with everything you need. You can use their kitchen to cook your own meals and even do your own laundry. It is just a two-minute walk from the bustling Court Street.
House on North HillAthens, Ohio, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable and the room had plenty of spacethe room and bed were very comfortableher home is clean stylish and very comfortableclean comfortable good location
Host:barbara was a kind and attentive hostbarbara was very kind and provided everything we neededbarbara is extremely friendly and offered some great advice for places to visitvery good looking place with hospital owner in center of athens ohioRead more reviewsthe location of this listing was wonderfulquaint lovely home located very close to all things ouit is an easy 2 minute walk from court streetthe house was in the perfect location to uptown athensher artwork makes the place cute and artsy
Have fun with family and friends in Athens, Ohio
Surely, Athens isn’t just a college town for students but also a great place to visit and explore. There are lots of exciting things to do and places to visit as well as cozy places to stay. Make sure to stay at these great Airbnb vacation rentals the next time you’re in town.
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