10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bluffton, South Carolina - Updated 2023


Bluffton presents itself as a dreamy destination for those wanting to get away from the humdrum of daily life. Enveloped in a quaint atmosphere and laid-back charm, this small town is nestled in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. It is a short drive away from bigger towns, such as Savannah, Hilton Head Island, and Beaufort, offering lots of interesting activities that you can enjoy. While Old Town Bluffton is rife with historical sights, art galleries, shopping haunts, and other fun spots to check out, spending a day by May River is another wonderful experience. Bluffton is also home to seven world-class golf courses and an equally fantastic bar scene. Needless to say, Bluffton is a package so pack your bags and check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Bluffton, South Carolina.

1. Brilliant Airbnb Plus property best for couples (from USD 79)

This brilliant Airbnb Plus property is a fantastic option for those traveling in twos. It is a detached garage space, converted into a fully equipped one-bedroom home, and done up with sophisticated furnishings. It enjoys complete privacy and can be accessed by a flight of stairs. Aside from a sidewalk, park, playground, and fishing pond within walking distance, Old Town Bluffton is also a mere five-minute drive away from this place.

Bluffton's Tropical Carriage House Getaway
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
602 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this studio is thoughtfully designed with all the amenities we needed (beach towels coolers hairdryer iron everything)
expertly designed more comfortable than a luxury hotel suite and appointed beyond my expectations
very clean cozy and nicely decorated
it was very clean
everything was super clean and the bed was very comfy
the studio was very clean and comfortable
the place was spotless and adorable
the hosts were very responsive to any questions
joey and brittani are super nice hosts
joey and brittani are excellent hosts
felt very comfortable and the hosts were wonderful
the hosts were so so friendly and very accommodating and always quick to respond
great location and neighborhood
very cute and comfortable place
it’s so close to downtown but far enough away where it’s quiet and peaceful
great value and a super cute place
it was close to a lot of yummy restaurants
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2. Quaint house with a bed tree swing (from USD 119)

Located in Old Town Bluffton, this one-bedroom cottage is equipped with all the essentials. It has been beautifully done up, so it is no wonder why this rental is a favorite place among honeymooners. Aside from a thoroughly equipped indoor living space, the ample outdoor area with a bed tree swing is also quite the hit. The house is provisioned with a laundry unit and an outdoor shower. Location-wise, all of Old Town’s attractions are an easy distance away, while Savannah and Beaufort are half an hour’s drive away. Golf cart rides to local attractions can also be made available for 65 USD per day. You can also avail yourself of the military and law enforcement as well as first responder discounts while booking this rental.

Old Town Bluffton Carriage House
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
421 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy check-in and the garage apt has been beautifully renovated
great communication and very clean
very clean space big shower
fantastic place clean and well stocked
this carriage house is really clean and cozy
very clean and stocked with everything you need
glenda & bill were great host
glenda and bill were the perfect host
glenda and bill were very fun and wonderful host
they were both very responsive and accommodating when i had questions or concerns regarding our stay
the host are very thoughtful and inside and outside are decorated beautifully
perfect place location and value
the location was amazing and very lively
it is also close to the tanger outlets if you enjoy shopping
the location couldn’t have been better
is perfectly located within walking distance of restaurants galleries and parks
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3. Restored historic cabin best for families (from USD 175)

This aesthetically done-up two-bedroom cabin rental is an ideal retreat for family vacationers. It is a restored guest house but is equipped with modern amenities to ensure travellers’ comfort. Some baby-friendly amenities, such as a Pack-N-Play crib and a booster seat, have also been made available. While the house itself is super comfortable, easy access to a May River dock makes it even better for guests. Several other fun attractions like Thursday Farmer’s Market is also nearby. While here, you will have complete access to the entire property including its garden, front porch, and dock for fun activities at the river. It can get slightly cold during winters, so guests are requested to bring extra blankets or clothes to keep them warm.

Bluffton's Historic Guest House
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
420 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds linens and amenities were terrific
inside darlene has been incredibly thoughtful with little extras like bath robes toiletries and kitchen condiments
highly recommend this cozy cottage with gorgeous garden views and access to the river
the cottage has such a neat history and is very comfortable and homey
the ceiling fans silently stirred the air keeping us comfortable in the summer heat without being intrusive
the beds were very clean and comfortable
everything was super clean and well maintained
immaculately clean and everything you might expect and more
beautiful property very clean and nicely stocked kitchen
house was adorable and so clean
she was a wonderful host
she was an outstanding host with great recommendations of where to go in bluffton
she is an attentive and delightful host the setting is gorgeous
she is a fabulous host and a pleasure to be around
darlene was an amazing host consistently going out of her way to make us feel at home
the location is excellent
the location is just perfect
close to downtown bluffton - easy walking distance but far enough for a perfect quiet respite
easy walk into bluffton
this quest house is amazing we loved the location and dock
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Monthly discount: 30% off

4. Fully equipped house with a private patio (from USD 245)

Complete with a newly renovated full kitchen, laundry facilities, and a private patio, this house can easily accommodate four guests across two bedrooms on a double-occupancy basis. Since the amenities are only made available for two per room, always remember to specify the number of occupants clearly while booking the property. The rental is 5 minutes away from local attractions at Bluffton, while Savannah and Hilton Head beaches are about 20 to 30 minutes’ drive away.

Lowcountry Pearl - Spacious 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
227 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the decorating touches were beautiful the amenities in the bath and kitchen were great
the beds were so comfortable and the linens felt crisp and fresh
the property was first class in all aspects immaculate and quite comfortable
very clean convenient location comfy furniture and beds cute decor
very clean and comfortable space
also very clean and upscale
cleanliness great communication nice location
the house is very clean and beautiful
nice place to stay and very clean
great hosts and cozy environment highly recommend
judy is a great host
very nice place and very nice host
great house and a great host
judy is a good host always checking up on you
great location at a good price
the location is awesome
close to lots of great restaurants and shopping
our stay at this location was absolutely amazing
we obviously recommend this location to anyone visiting the area
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5. Well-appointed home best for couples (from USD 125)

This studio rental at Old Town is another cracker of accommodation if you are travelling as a couple. Although it is a separate unit within the host’s own house, you and your partner can still enjoy complete privacy here. However, do note that this is a second-storey apartment and can only be accessed via stairs. Features such as a full kitchen, a laundry unit, and a spacious interior only make this a great option for guests vacationing in the area. Plus, it is just walking distance from several restaurants, shops, galleries, and other local attractions in Bluffton.

Old Town Bluffton Carriage Apt.
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
268 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is an extra closet/laundry room so we could keep the main living room free of clothe
immaculate modern space is comfortable and has everything you’ll need
bruce’s apartment was absolutely perfect for our week in bluffton
fantastic room with great finishes plenty of space and privacy
the carriage apartment was super clean and had great amenities
very clean and stylish place
it was very clean and modern
it is clean and spacious
everything was clean and well kept
clean comfortable and well stocked kitchen
wonderful hosts who did everything possible to make our stay enjoyable
bruce was a great host
bruce is a great host
great host the house was perfect
bruce and val are excellent hosts
the location was great
great location bicycle rentals available close by
the location is amazing and is a short walk from the river and the cute downtown area
the location is easy walking distance to bluffton restaurants shops and waterfront
the location is perfect for me
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Monthly discount: 10% off

6. Pet-friendly guest house in the heart of the town (from USD 128)

Right in the heart of Bluffton, this one-bedroom rental can easily accommodate up to four guests. It can be accessed by a short flight of stairs and features all amenities, including a full kitchen, washer-dryer unit, and spacious living room. Although this rental is also pet-friendly, don’t forget to get in touch with the host first before taking your furbaby here. Besides May River, several restaurants, galleries, and shops are just walking distance from this property.

Hickory Trace Carriage House
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
303 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
aline's cottage was very comfortable and convenient
they stay was comfortable and bluffton was more then we expected
aline’s carriage house is beautiful and comfortable
the apartment was very cozy extremely clean awesome washer/dryer and fully equipped kitchen
very comfortable and nice to have a full kitchen and comfy bed
clean quiet and vey hospitable
it was immaculately clean and furnished comfortably
the space was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and tastefully decorated
the place was clean and tastefully decorated
very nice hosts would recommend
they were fantastic hosts with great recommendations for the area
aline was so welcoming and responsive
hosts were awesome - left us to ourselves but responded very quickly to our texts
owners were so wonderful and friendly helping out any way they can :)
the location is perfect
walking distance to restaurants and other places of interest
beautiful and convenient location
great spot in perfect location
walking distance to amazing restaurants and fun bars
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7. Superb accommodation with a covered porch (from USD 136)

This one-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental is among the best you can get in Old Town. It is a private apartment for two which features all the latest amenities and oozes a romantic character. Along with the indoor living space, you can also access the covered porch and enjoy the best of Bluffton’s quaint vibe. However, remember that this is not a pet- or kid-friendly rental and guests need to climb a short flight of stairs to access the apartment’s entrance.

Guest House on Lawrence Street
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
286 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
krueg coffee maker with coffee was wonderful the bed was extremely comfortable
immaculate and comfortable with all the amenities of home
comfortable bed and nice soaking tub were standouts for us
sleep came easily in the most comfortable bed
this beautiful apartment is every bit as good as the website suggests it was perfect
it was extremely clean and smelled nice
also very clean and new feeling
beautiful clean and cozy with exceptionally peaceful atmosphere
very open very clean and nicely decorated
the place was quiet super clean and well equipped
having a laundry set up was especially helpful when staying for two weeks
wonderful hosts that go out of their way to accommodate your needs
the hosts provided many special touches and always responded to our questions within minutes
the owners have gone out of their way to make it so welcoming
thank you again rick and barb for hosting us
location was excellent
the location was perfect and close to everything
great location and very comfortable
it located in a lovely neighborhood close to shopping and restaurants all within walking distance
this cute little cottage is in a wonderful location within walking distance to the river and restaurants
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8. Centrally located rental for four (from USD 144)

Located in the heart of Old Town’s Promenade, this 2017 one-bedroom apartment is nestled on a larger villa’s third floor and only reachable via stairs. It features a full kitchen and comfortable living areas, making it an ideal retreat for travellers longing for a relaxed time. While here, you can easily explore Old Town’s numerous offerings as it is situated near restaurants, bars, and shops. Up to four guests can easily bunk here.

Bluffton Villa in the heart of the Promenade
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
439 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the bedside tables and lamps and oddly the windows
the apartment is very modern and beautifully decorated with all of the amenities
the place is new with a beautiful decor and cozy feel
the apartment is set up beautifully for style convenience and comfort
we enjoyed the cable tv (didn’t know we’d have that)oh yes and the shower is a pleasure
very clean exactly as advertised
super clean real nice place
the place was clean and comfortable
it was very clean and stylish
very clean space very modern style
ken is wonderful host
great hosts as well
ken is an excellent host
ken was very responsive and friendly
host makes the entire process as easy as possible
the location is fantastic
the location is amazing
great location in the heart of bluffton
great location & awesome place
great location walk to everything
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9. Pet-friendly home for six

Exuding an entirely home-away-from-home vibe, this three-bedroom townhouse is an excellent choice to consider if you are travelling as a group of six. This recently listed Airbnb space boasts the latest furnishings, amenities, and other facilities. Pets are welcome here at a cleaning fee of 30 USD. To keep the area spotlessly clean, guests are requested to not wear their shoes into their bedroom. Rest assured, you will love your stay here.

Home away from Home 6 Guest / Pet friendly.
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
162 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
smart tv in the living room with a netflix and amazon prime subscription
nice size living room and large kitchen
clean and convenient
spacious clean and great communication
condo was very clean and cozy
was clean but perhaps not clean enough for those who are very picky about cleanliness
large space meticulously clean and neat
host was very responsive
host is really special
jeanette was helpful and responsive
michelle was a great host and responded quickly to questions
michelle is a super great host
good location to old town and restaurants
great place with awesome location
good location near park and downtown bluffton
neighborhood is pretty quiet
the house was in the perfect location very close to town
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10. Studio apartment in Old Town Bluffton

Cosy, private, and slap-bang in the middle of all Old Town Bluffton, this one-bedroom rental is a great option for two travellers. It has been done up with utmost care so you won’t find a thing missing during your stay. Kitchenette essentials, such as a microwave oven, a mini-refrigerator, and more, have also been made available. While Old Town’s attractions are within walking distance from this place, May River is also accessible. A kayak has been made available for guests’ use.

Cozy, Private Apartment in Old Town Bluffton
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
113 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable space great place to stay while you visit savannah and discover bluffton
as described- this place has beautiful architectural details and a comfy king bed
mark and erin’s place is beautiful it is a very comfortable and relaxing space
absolutely beautiful and so comfortable
very comfortable bed- listing says queen size but it is a king
super clean and modern
very clean and very comfortable
a very clean and nice place
was very clean and cute
it was so clean and absolutely loved it
hosts are kind and very informative
mark was so helpful and this home was so beautiful
very lovely apartment with a great bed great location and very responsive hosts
great location close to town
a great and safe location walking distance to many cute restaurants
the location is perfect for walking to restaurants and shopping
great place and great location
beautiful peaceful close to everything
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Expect a wonderful holiday experience in this small town

Bluffton is an ideal destination for all sorts of tourists–solo travellers, couples, family vacationers, and friends groups. This small Southern town oozes a charming vibe, making it an ideal place to enjoy some quiet time. While hospitality remains unmatched, you would also find yourself being surrounded by artistic eccentricity. Start planning this awesome getaway and book one of these vacation rentals in Bluffton.

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