15 Best Airbnbs In Brownsville, TX - Updated 2022


Brownsville is situated on the border of Mexico and has a subtropical climate. Across the Rio Grande sits the Mexican town of Matamoros. The city’s location along the western Gulf Coast makes deep-water fishing a key activity and its seaports are some of the busiest in Cameron County, Texas. The Port of Brownsville deals in international trade daily. Brownsville got its name from Maj. Jacob Brown, an officer who served in the Mexican-American War in the middle of the 19th century. Historical events have left their mark on the city and tourists will have plenty of Civil War landmarks to visit. Hispanic culture has a palpable influence, and travelers will no doubt have an enriching experience as they go around Brownsville and meet the locals. Aside from registered historical sites, the city has a wealth of state parks and wildlife refuge reserves offering plenty of fun things to do. Bookmark a stay at any of the best Airbnbs in Brownsville, TX.

1. Lovely Texas historical landmark with luxury amenities (from USD 143)

A local historical landmark sitting on three city lots is listed on Airbnb and offers a singular vacation experience in Brownsville, Texas. The property is near two watering holes, the Rio Grande and the Resaca del Ebano. Birds like egrets, woodpeckers, jays, and parakeets greet you as you arrive. The Hicks Gregg House is furnished with modern amenities while still very much intact as a marker of decades past. Some of the furniture dates back to the 1920s and is still in pristine condition.

In the back, there is a patio and screened porch as well as an open lawn. Eight guests can comfortably stay in this house for rent in Brownsville, TX, and find many items of interest. The space and ambiance invite relaxation too.

Historic Charm - Modern Living
Brownsville, Texas, United States
216 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong in every room of the house
comfortable beds ample seating and good amenities
there is new furniture in the sun room and a lovely reclining love seat in the television room
the house is gorgeous with a great kitchen for cooking interesting antiques tons of space everything you need supplied
perfect for large families or multiple people with generous-sized rooms and common spaces
clean towels and linen were provided
very clean and comfortable with nice touches
the house was very clean and well kept
clean spotless and in a wonderful location
this is a beautiful and clean home
javier is a quick response and an excellent host
javier is a great host
javier was so helpful and kind
javier is an outstanding host
highly recommend this home and javier is a great host
this place is so cute and has its own personality
the house is in a great location and felt safe
the home is located near a number of wonderful birding locations in brownsville and the surrounding area
the large variety of species on the property makes the house an ideal place for birders
as birders this was an ideal location to explore the hotspots and refugees along the rio grande
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2. Tropical-inspired condo in a golf community (from USD 55)

With bright interiors and vaulted ceilings, Herman’s cottage exudes a countryside charm amidst a golf community. This home is located within Valley International Country Club and offers deluxe facilities such as new kitchen equipment and a queen bed and a sofa bed for some restful slumber.

Fitted for a group of three, this tropical condo also comes with a private pool so you can take a refreshing dip after a fun day around the city. Whether or not you’re an experienced golfer, you’ll have access to a nine-hole practice course for free.

Tropical Cottage in Golf Community
Brownsville, Texas, United States
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ceiling fans are a welcome touch and made sleeping a breeze
the space was comfortable and i liked the kitchen which seemed recently remodeled
nice gentle shower and a bathroom vanity with counter space was a plus
awesome place very clean and comfortable
had a great time at this clean welcoming place
excelente place to stay while in brownsville cozy clean and very friendly atmosphere
great host and lovely spot
host was friendly and accomadating
great value and the owners were very kind in all of their communications
hosts were really kind and made the check in process so easy
herman and abby were extremely responsive and helpful hosts
definitely recommend this location
herman and abby's bnb was absolutely beautiful and in a prime location at a reasonable price
cute place to stay it was perfect for a quick trip to the valley
this is a comfortable space easy to access and close to stores and restaurants
herman’s place is situated perfectly if you are exploring the rio grande area for birding as we were doing
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3. Cozy condo with rates for troops, first responders, and educators (from USD 52)

McFadden Studio is an open-plan residence that is spacious enough for three guests. The double bed and couch are perfect for restful nights. The condo comes with a courtyard right outside the door, furnished to ensure that guests are comfortable. You will find that everything is in order–from the basic kitchen to the complimentary water and coffee. Laundry facilities are available as well. When you arrive, you’ll be greeted by a cozy, modern interior, and chocolates from the host. Special pricing is available, so remember to ask the host when you inquire about this Airbnb listing today!

Shopping, Dining, & Entertainment Minutes Away!
Brownsville, Texas, United States
140 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
loved how clean and cozy it was
everything looked and smelled clean and fresh
the place is secure clean and modern deco
they place was cozy and very clean
excellent place super clean and nice very comfortable and great comunicación with cesar and karen
the hosts were thoughtful and replied quickly to my questions
excellent place super nice hosts
great hosts so easy to work with
i highly recommend these hosts and their beautiful accommodations
great place to stay in brownsville very convenient and hosts are very responsive
is a great location in a very quiet and safe neighborhood
this place was amazing and more than we expected honestly
such a cozy place in a great location private patio was a nice touch
i recommend 100% this place
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4. Clean and cushy second floor studio near hike and bike trails (from USD 49)

Parrot Studio has a sanitized space for three guests visiting Brownsville for the weekend. The second level studio has a bed that accommodates two while the other may sleep on a floor mattress. The unit offers views of Joy & Tony Oliveira Park where there are bike trails and hike trails. The private entrance to the studio is a rear porch that can be reached upon climbing a flight of stairs. There is outdoor seating on the spacious and breezy porch. The studio has its own bathroom, an electric skillet, and a fridge. Everything is there for your convenience.

Parrot Studio - A tus ordenes
Brownsville, Texas, United States
123 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice and cozy apartment not very far from the beach or south padre island
the room was very spacious peaceful and we especially loved all the natural light from the windows
maria luisa’s apartment was perfect for my stay in brownsville
the bed was very comfortable and we got the best nights sleep so far on our vacation
this stay was very clean and comfortable
room is clean and very comfortable
the space itself is very clean and homey
the place was super clean in a quite area
the space is clean and spacious and the bed is very comfortable to sleep in
maria was a great host
the host does a good job making sure you’re enjoying your stay
maria is an excellent host who responded quickly to any questions that i had
maria is a great host
maria is a wonderful host who was a pleasure to meet
located in a nice quiet family neighborhood
good price in a good location
love the place and location
good central location good value for space and having easy access to backyard park was a plus
i am happy to book future dates in the future at this location
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5. Furnished condominium near pool and gazebo (from USD 105)

Brownsville’s Valley Intl. Country Club has wide-open spaces and is often visited by birds. This Airbnb condominium has two bedrooms and accommodates five guests. Children are allowed. If you are driving to Texas there are two parking spaces allotted with use of the place. The condo is a great starting place to explore the city center. It is also near the Mexican border and South Padre Island, which is 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. If you decide to stay in Brownsville, you can prepare your meals in the condo’s kitchen or the outdoor barbecue pit, eat in the dining area, then watch a movie (with complimentary popcorn, cocoa, tea, and coffee) in the living room. Feel free to hang around the nearby pool area and gazebo. Pets are allowed, so feel free to bring yours.

Spacious 2 Bedroom Condo near Golf Country Clubs
Brownsville, Texas, United States
116 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good internet and cable tv
we liked the air conditioning which didn't take long to cool down the place
a second complete bathroom should be fantastic but was not a problem to spent a great time
our stay was very comfortable and convenient to our target of south padre island
loved the decor details made it feel cozy
a quiet and clean place
very clean and met all our needs
steve and hermi's place was very clean comfortable and centrally located
the place was nice and very clean
the condo was very clean and spacious and the kids loved the pool
they were very friendly and attentive
great hosts responsive and welcoming
great experience and great hosts
great hospitality and personable hosts who were very responsive and available to help
owner super fast to respond
the location is great
the location was great
perfect location for what we needed
near shopping restaurants and entertainment
great location in brownsville close to shopping food and golf
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6. Rustic and cozy South Texas abode close to the city (from USD 129)

Casa Juarez is a charming 1930s cottage in Brownsville. Walk up to the main door, and as soon as you enter, you’ll feel very much at home. It’s perfect for a family that wants to be in a comfortable, familiar setup while in Texas. Cook anything you want in the kitchen and watch whatever you fancy in the family room. Sleeping quarters include a master bedroom, a room for the kids, and a third bedroom for guests. You’d have to leave your pets at home because pets are not allowed in this Airbnb home. As many as eight guests can be accommodated in Casa Juarez.

Casa Juarez WiFi, Apple TV, Relaxation
Brownsville, Texas, United States
90 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved how cozy the furnishings were also just down the street from some great food
the washer and dryer were a nice touch and the house was very homey and comfortable
they offer two apple tvs and have security cameras which are a nice plus
the place was clean very homey high-speed internet and have a mac tv ;-)
place was very clean and was spacious
nice clean and spacious
a nice clean cozy place
the house was very clean and affordable for a really spacious house
this place was just as described and nice and clean
hosts were communicative and helpful
family friendly house for sure
hosts were great and space was clean
host is very quick responsive and great with communication
great location easy access to highway
great location to get to padre fast without having to break your bank
great place close to the bridge
this location was perfect for our visit
great location and great place to stay
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7. Century-old property with ample space and luxury furnishing (from USD 100)

Past a few trees, the minute you lay eyes on this classic yellow house you will know that it is a historical home. As a matter of fact, this Airbnb stay was built a century ago. Restored with much love and care, the house is an excellent example of South Texas architecture, and a banner of Brownsville’s rich history. The house is a commodious accommodation for eight guests who will feel at home with antique furniture and rich furnishings. There is ample space inside and the yard is similarly spacious. Indeed, it is a temporary home where your family will feel secure, comfortable, and pampered.

The Merrill House/100 Year Old Historical Home
Brownsville, Texas, United States
64 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had more than enough space and amenities for a comfortable stay for 7
it was a very nice place everything was clean with plenty of space
this house is gorgeous it was clean and very spacious
it had 3 bedrooms and was a clean large and welcoming space
this home is affordable clean and spacious
the home was clean and the location was great
the host was kind and responsive
amadeo was very responsive when anything came up
check in is very simple and amadeo is a great host and quick to respond
amadeo is very friendly and welcoming
great host very nice house we hope to stay there again
great location for a family to stay in brownsville
this is a cool house in an excellent location
wonderful location so fun to stay there
great house good location and lots of little touches
it is very spacious beautiful and close to many things while still being in a quiet neighborhood
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8. Quiet and comfy getaway near downtown and historical landmarks (from USD 48)

This studio on the ground floor of an apartment has everything you need for a delightful short stay in Brownsville. Couples will lack for nothing as the thoughtful Airbnb host provides the basic necessities. Every area in the studio serves its purpose–the bedroom, the kitchen, the bathroom, and the living room. The bedroom promises a restful sleep while the kitchen invites simple meals to be prepared without delay. This rental is situated in the historical district of Brownsville, so you’d be reminded to check out important landmarks in the city.

The Morris-Browne First Floor Studio II
Brownsville, Texas, United States
45 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
everything was clean and the apartment is nicely decorated
very clean comfortable cozy place
it is a clean roomy place for 2 people
hosts were very responsive and hospitable
our host steve was amazing
steve is a gracious host
the host are very friendly and helpful in knowledge of the area and rich history
close yo local attractions
great price and location
steve’s place is everything you need for a great price definitely recommend conveniently located and super responsive host
great location easy access on foot to a lot of the restaurants border and downtown locations
a wonderful cozy place to stay for a great value
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9. Renovated condo on Main Street (from USD 79)

Francisco’s condo is a great place to stay for four people who wish to explore the vibrant Main Street locale. It is a great fit for families, with entertainment amenities like a TV with Disney Plus and Netflix and free Wi-Fi. There’s a comfortable queen bed and an inflatable mattress, allowing you to have a restful night’s sleep after exploring the best of Brownsville.

For added fun, guests can visit the nearby country club and avail themselves a pass for the golf course and the community pool.

Continental Private Condominium 1 Bed/2 bath
Brownsville, Texas, United States
61 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super modern looking on the inside and comfortable
the condo is clean and comfortable
the unit was clean upon arrival and stocked with dishes cookware plenty of towels and extra bedding
our experience at this loft was great place was clean and comfortable
the condo was very clean and the space was perfect for us
is a nice place clean and good for the price
francisco is an awesome host
:)francisco was attentive and regularly checked in on us via the app
hosts were very helpful we loved and enjoyed our stay
francisco has an excellent customer service it’s very rare when i see that from the host
this stay was everything we needed francisco is a fantastic host and will definitely be back to stay again
amazing location and very stylish interior
spacious and great location in brownsville
great place and perfect location
choose no other place if u want peace and tranquility
perfect place away from home
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10. Country club condo for families (from USD 57)

For families or groups of five on a budget, Douglas’ country club condo is a fine accommodation choice. The bedroom offers three beds: a queen, a double, and a single. There’s also a full bathroom with toiletries and other bathing essentials in case you don’t have your own.

If you plan to stay longer, a washer and dryer plus hangers and iron are provided for your convenience. When you’re done exploring the prime spots of Brownsville, gather ‘round the living room and stream your favorite flicks on the TV.

Country Club Condo - Golf, pool, great location!❤️
Brownsville, Texas, United States
50 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pools were both nice and relaxing
the 2 bathrooms and washer and dryer were amazing to have
everything was clean and well kept
it was very clean
clean and comfy and it had everything we needed
douglas's place was super clean and well thought out
the unit is clean well kept and relatively quiet
douglas was a great host
doug is a great host
directions were very straightforward and helpful
douglas was the most amazing host
douglas is a professional and kind host
douglas was very responsive and cute little place to stay
we recommend this place
nice walk around the golf area
definitely recommend to anyone needing a place to stay in the area
great place to relax a few days
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11. Remodeled home in the historic district (from USD 69)

Nestled in the heart of the historic district, this quaint and airy cottage warmly welcomes four guests. It is an early 1900s home that’s been transformed into a duplex and now boasts a simple interior oozing with charm. Have a deep slumber on the queen bed after exploring the city, and enjoy a comforting cup of coffee or tea in the well-equipped kitchen. For indoor entertainment, guests are more than welcome to use the TV and access the free Wi-Fi.

Jefferson House A - Brownsville Historic District
Brownsville, Texas, United States
204 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
its small but feels like you have so much room
place is spotless and very comfortable
super clean and adorable warm touches to the home
the airbnb was clean and spacious and the bed was so comfortable
this a wonderful stay has a clean cozy cottage feel to it
judith has such a clean and cool house in a historic part of brownsville
judith is the perfect host
judith was an outstanding host
you can expect prompt friendly responses from judith
judith is a great host very responsive
judith was very kind and quick at responding for when i had any questions
great location and cute old house
beautiful house and best location
walking distance to downtown and good restaurants
this is a great location to stay at
loved that it’s within walking distance to a cute cafe the zoo is so close too
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12. Secure, clean, pet-friendly, brand new apartment for two

Vacationers can look forward to this new apartment in Brownsville, TX. The lovely space comes with a queen bed, a standard kitchen, a bathroom, and lots of interesting personal touches. This Airbnb property has a balcony when you can take your morning coffee or nightcap. Booking the space comes with access to a swimming pool and gym. The apartment is under the management of experienced staff, so expect cleanliness and efficiency in the services provided. The available space is on the first floor of the building, so you can easily dash out the door and head off to your forthcoming adventure in South Texas and Mexico. The apartment is also close to Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport.

Peninsula Commons 1 Bed/ 1 Bath - 5005
Brownsville, Texas, United States
26 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our stay apt was awesome every comforts of home great location value safegated community
everything was clean and as-described
fantastic stay at sparking clean professionally run apartment
this place was super clean and hector was very helpful
the apartment was very clean and checking in and out was super easy
the apartment was very nice spacious and clean
the staff is great
the host made it easy to communicate with
hector was a great host
quick to respond to our messages staff very courteous and friendly
hector is a real pro helpful and great at communicating
really nice apartment in a good location
great location nice new apartment
good place to stay about 30-45 minutes away from the beach
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13. Up-and-down condo space in country club with golf course access

up-and-down condo space in country club with golf course access
Source: airbnb.com

If you want a convenient place to stay, this country club condo would be a great pick for its bedroom loft upstairs and fully functional kitchen and dining area downstairs. It’s the perfect living space for four travelers. The area is about a 15-minute drive to Matamoros. Whether you are in Brownsville for relaxation or for a business trip, this Airbnb listing is more than suitable. The patio seating outdoors is a pleasant extension of the available living space. Just beyond is the first tee of the golf course. If you are an avid player, then bring your clubs and make the most of the free access to the par-three executive course. Booking this Airbnb listing comes with access to the country club gym, swimming pool, and championship course on the other side.

Country Club Condo - Chez Douglas
Brownsville, Texas, United States
57 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was clean comfortable and had all the amenities we needed
cozy little place perfect for a quick trip down south
really clean and stylish place
very clean quiet and safe
very peaceful place & super clean
sparkling clean beautiful place amazing mattresses
highly recommend staying with host
our host douglas was more than helpful when a change of dates was requested
loved the loft layout and our host was great the decor made us feel right at home
doug was an excellent host who made sure we had everything we could need for our stay
very friendly and accommodating
great location as well
really nice place great price and location
very close to the beach and other great restaurants
great space even better location
the walk around the neighborhood was quiet and serene
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14. Modern micro home oozing with style

Offering the convenience of self-check-in, this Brownsville getaway hosted by Arturo is brimming with amenities like a kitchen with world-class appliances and a double bed with plush bedding for a good night’s rest.

Casa Cempoalli is brimming with mid-century flair and also offers a small patio where you can enjoy the sun and your morning coffee. If you’re a couple or a solo traveler on the hunt for a nice stay that’s truly worth the money, this place might be it!

Casa Cempoalli: A Micro Modern Getaway For Two.
Brownsville, Texas, United States
81 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfy and the a/c made the entire house cold
the shower was heavenly thanks arturo & ashley
the place was much smaller than portrayed in photos but cozy and clean
the space was cozy and welcoming
i was especially impressed with the kitchen which has a stovetop microwave full-sized fridge and basic cooking supplies
clean comfortable and stylish
wonderful stay very clean great communication and local tips
very neat and clean place
very clean modern and cozy
it was clean modern and comfortable
arturo and ashley were easily accessible and were very kind
absolutely amazing stay-- arturo was attentive to detail and made sure out stay was as comfortable as possible
arturo was very helpful and always accessible for questions
arturo and ashley were great hosts and keep the casita very clean
extremely cute and clean place close to everything in brownsville and in the center of historic downtown
if you’re in town for business this is a great place to stay
great place to stay definitely staying next time i visit the area
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15. Waterfront luxury suite with plenty of room

Some people visit Brownsville and Matamoros to be near water. If you’re going south for fishing, water sports, and adventures in nature, then do so in style. The Airbnb executive suites being offered to vacationers are situated in this huge tract of land. It is a modern condo with a back deck that sits right by a resaca. You can go fishing just a few steps from the door. Inside, you will find every appliance that you need to make daily chores convenient. Room darkening shades are a great feature if you wish to cozy up during the day. This upscale pad could be the perfect long-term lodging for an extended stay in Brownsville.

Executive Lake View
Brownsville, Texas, United States
42 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good relaxing stay with good amenities in kitchen and bathroom
gorgeous space comfortable beds sparkling clean and lovely view having a car is a must
very nice bathrooms with a window in both showers
super clean and nicely appointed
clean comfortable and lots of room
expect a spotless place and also very comfortable
the place is spacious and impeccably clean
very clean modern space with all the required amenities
the host was communicative and helpful
luz was a great host
excellent location and quiet location
this place was among the best places we’ve stayed great location nice features well-stocked and super responsive with communication
great place close with outstanding views
very peaceful and a great get away place for anyone
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Make history at Brownsville

South Texas is a gorgeous place. It is rich in historical landmarks and brimming with cultural diversity. Your visit will surely be an unforgettable adventure. If you’re wondering where to stay, take your pick from any of the best Airbnbs in Brownsville, Texas, above!

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