10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cary, North Carolina - Updated 2021

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With its fantastic cultural attractions, delicious food scene, and natural scenic charm, Cary is a captivating city. Located just a short drive from the North Carolina’s capital city of Raleigh, Cary blends cosmopolitan flair with small-town hospitality, and is filled with great attractions and family-friendly activities. Revel in the city’s vibrant cultural scene and watch a show at Koka Booth Amphitheatre or cheer on the players during a match at WakeMed Soccer Park. Learn about local history at the Cary Heritage Museum, then enjoy a peaceful afternoon of bird-watching and hiking at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. The picturesque downtown is also filled with great places to grab a meal and a drink, like Bond Brothers Beer Company. Start planning your trip today, and check out these Airbnb vacation rentals in Cary, North Carolina.

1. Pet-friendly private rental (from USD 193)

This lovely private suite provides a cozy and comfortable guest experience in downtown Cary. Filled with modern amenities, this one-bedroom apartment is cheerful and welcoming and can accommodate up to two guests. There is a bright kitchen stocked with convenient appliances, a compact dining table, a cozy living room with a television, a bathroom, and a bedroom with a queen-size bed. There is free parking on the premises and a washer and dryer on site. The apartment is pet-friendly, with a maximum of two pets allowed.

Single family home in quiet neighborhood of Cary
Cary, North Carolina, United States
209 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable furnishings and easy flow to the apartment
shower is great with high pressure and volume
there is a small living area which was nice to watch tv while having a drink
it’s a comfortable space and no lingering evidence that it is pet friendly
the bed was extremely comfortable
very clean and well appointed space
comfortable clean arrangements
apartment was clean and in a quiet neighborhood
everything was super clean and the bed was comfortable
jason's place is clean and comfortable
such nice hosts
host was very responsive and friendly
the hosts were responsive with all questions and we definitely recommend staying at their place
jason was very helpful with all the questions we raised
very attentive hosts and in a gorgeous neighborhood
great location in a beautiful neighborhood
great location and spectacular value
cute place quiet location convenient to good restaurants and shopping
great location for our visit with family
perfect location and super helpful local tips
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2. Sophisticated townhouse with two bedrooms (from USD 94)

An elegant style and modern amenities make this charming townhouse a fantastic place to stay in Cary. The property can provide accommodation for up to four guests, and includes a fully equipped kitchen, an open-plan lounge and dining area, two tranquil bedrooms, and one-and-a-half bathrooms. Free Wi-Fi is available, and the property offers free on-site parking as well. Guests can also lounge on the charming balcony. The apartment has a central location and is only a short drive from downtown Cary, the airport, and the city of Raleigh.

bright and cozy
Cary, North Carolina, United States
169 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but - the condo is completely updated with comfortable furniture and stylish decor
the beds were extremely comfortable
nicely upgraded kitchen and bathroom which is a jack/jill
lots of obvious updates to make it stylish and comfortable
while we setup our decoration table we played music at a normal volume level (daytime) and left
very clean and economical
always quiet clean and cozy
clean comfy and well-decorated
it was exceptionally clean
very clean very nice house
really kind and helpful hosts
host were very accommodating as well
manuela was a great host
manuela was a great host
all the amenity we needed were provided and the host was great
location wise it's close to many restaurants grocery stores pharmacies
good location and very nice house
great home was close to all stores and highways
quiet well kept and close to pretty much everything
it was in a nice area of cary not far from shopping restaurants etc
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3. Charming historic cottage near downtown Cary (from USD 90)

The Webster Street Cottage is a lovely accommodation situated a short walk away from downtown Cary. This historic home was built in the 1940s, but is filled with modern amenities and comfortable furnishings. Inside the cottage is a contemporary kitchen, two bright bedrooms, a cozy living and dining area, a modern bathroom, and a washer and dryer. There is also a delightful, private back garden, a covered deck, and a fire pit that guests can enjoy. Free private parking is available on the premises and the cottage is equipped with a 5G Wi-Fi network.

Walk to downtown Cary from Webster Street Cottage
Cary, North Carolina, United States
175 reviews
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds nice open patio outside to enjoy
we really appreciated having a kitchen with basic cooking supplies and a washer/dryer
we loved having our breakfast on the deck
the cottage was very homey and comfortable highly recommend for a weekend in cary/raleigh
kitchen well outfitted and if weather permits a lovely back yard and covered porch
super clean and comfortable
the place was really clean and neat
the house was immaculately clean well appointed
the house was very clean and i
the house was very clean and nicely appointed
wonderful host and perfect getaway
the hosts are quick to respond and the home was ready for us earlier than expected
host very responsive and helpful
the hosts were great with recommendations and accommodating some last minute changes for us
ian is an excellent host and very responsive to any questions or concerns you may have during your stay
the location was super cute and cozy
perfect location great neighborhood for walking and close enough to walk to downtown cary
it’s a great location very close to downtown
house is in great location
nice cozy house in a great location
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4. Modern studio loft in the heart of downtown (from USD 77)

A fantastic accommodation for couples or solo travelers, this bright studio loft is located in the heart of downtown Cary. Bright and chic, this loft is equipped with a kitchenette, a cozy sitting area, a workspace, a queen-size bed, and a sleek, modern bathroom. Guests can also enjoy a private deck with outdoor seating, and free parking on the premises. The loft has a terrific downtown location and is within walking distance of a vibrant city park, as well as many restaurants and shops.

Cary Downtown on the Park Studio Loft
Cary, North Carolina, United States
93 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extremely cute the mattress was the most comfortable one i’ve slept on in any airbnb
sparkling clean loft apartment with great amenities and within walking distance of many fine eateries and breweries
it beats staying in any hotel room and we would love to come and stay again
queen size bed very comfortable and bathroom/shower is stunning
great communication very clean and comfortable studio
the apartment was clean modern and very comfortable
extra towels clean sponge for the dishes a welcome sign and chocolates and more
all the small but thoughtful details and cleanliness made this place amazing
the place was clean and the perfect size for a few days stay
thank you for your kind hospitality
excellent hosts who clearly thought of even the smallest details to make their guests comfortable
brett and michele were wonderful hosts making sure we had everything we needed
brett and michelle are great hosts
brett and michele were the extremely helpful both prior and during our stay
the location is also great
we would definitely stay at this location again
the location is ideal for walking to local shops and restaurants
it was an easy walk downtown
it was in a great location in cary that is walkable to restaurants coffee and shopping
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5. Airy abode located in downtown Cary (from USD 72)

An elegant and airy property, this lovely studio loft is a wonderful accommodation for up to three guests. The accommodation is newly renovated and is filled with modern amenities and stylish furnishings. The loft sits atop a detached garage at the rear of the host’s property, and includes its own private entrance and designated parking area. Inside the loft is a sleek kitchenette, a comfy queen-size bed, a cozy seating area with a television, a full bathroom, and a cozy single bed. Another highlight of the property is its fantastic downtown location that puts you at walking distance from many great restaurants and shops.

Fountainside Studio Loft of Downtown Cary
Cary, North Carolina, United States
156 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
shawn’s loft was hands down the cleanest best decorated and most comfortable air bnb i’ve ever stayed in
comfortable modern and in the heart of it all
extremely clean and well appointed
shawn's place was clean and comfortable
everything was spotless and had a loving touch to it
the space was beautiful and spotless
the apartment was sparkling clean and brand new
shawn and erica are wonderful hosts
shawn and erica were excellent hosts who went above and beyond in their hospitality
lastly the host is full of great recommendations
love this airbnb & thoughtful hosts
this place never disappoints and the hosts are amazing
the location was perfect walking distance to downtown
great location and only minutes from downtown
the location was also fantastic
the location is fabulous too
and the location is absolutely gorgeous
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6. Colorful, spacious house for seven guests (from USD 108)

This four-bedroom house is a spacious accommodation perfect for families or small groups. The property is filled with convenient amenities and has everything you’ll need for an enjoyable stay. The space consists of colorful living space and dining area, a kitchen stocked with many appliances, four comfortable bedrooms, and two-and-a-half bathrooms. Up to seven guests can stay here.

Simple Living @ Vineyard 6 Beds-4BR w/ 2 -1/2 Bath
Cary, North Carolina, United States
193 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
convenient comfortable and sizeable the house fit all of our needs including great wifi and a fridge
big rooms lots of space and extras to make our stay comfortable
enough room for all of us would highly recommend
we shared the upstairs hall bath with our granddaughter for showering
clean organized plenty of towels blankets and pillows
great clean house thank you
clean and stocked with everything you will need
clean comfy and great location
the house was clean and was just awesome
wonderful host with a great home
great home and most important great hosts
thank you for being such a great host
wonderful host exceptional hospitality great place
nic and rach were wonderful hosts
the location is great- a short drive to colleges grocery stores restaurants and shopping centers
its location was ideal for the wedding we attended
we enjoyed the location and proximity to local fun spots
very nice place great location
this is a great house in a great location
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7. Modern and chic one-bedroom suite (from USD 59)

This chic guest suite is perfect for a cozy stay in Cary! With its stylish interior and plethora of amenities, this property is a marvelous accommodation for couples or solo travelers. The one-bedroom property can accommodate up to two guests and includes a work desk, a queen-size bed in the modern bedroom, a modern bathroom, a mini-fridge, and tea and coffee facilities. The guest suite is located in a picturesque neighborhood and includes free parking on the premises.

Modern Suite With Private Entrance
Cary, North Carolina, United States
405 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was super comfy and suite has a small fridge microwave and keurig
otherwise it was very comfortable and looks just as pictured
the bed and space was cozy and cute
everything right there in the room shower coffee maker fridge and clean towels
clean comfortable and convenient jessica and andrew were diligent in their responses
very clean and comfty sheets
very clean and comfortable
very clean and beautiful place
it was nice and clean
very clean & the bed was lovely
hosts are really nice too
loved jessica's place she was a great host
great little space connected to the owners house
hosts are so nice and accommodating and responded right away with any questions we had
check in was seamless pictures were provided with each step which was super helpful
set in the perfection location with multiple eateries in close proximity
beautiful and comfortable stay close to the highway
stylish space in a great location
beautiful and quiet everything was perfectly decorated very close to town
it was close to downtown and so comfortable
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8. Cozy tree house accommodation for two guests (from USD 65)

This unique accommodation is charming, cozy, and peaceful. Filled with modern amenities, this one-bedroom tree house can accommodate up to two guests and includes a modern kitchen stocked with convenient appliances, a living area, a modern bathroom, and a bedroom with a queen-size bed. Guests also have access to a seasonal swimming pool, as well as a fireplace and outdoor table and chairs.

The Petrie Tiny House.
Cary, North Carolina, United States
146 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress was very comfortable
the air conditioner worked great as well and kept the area nice and cool
the couch was comfortable with a cool lil footstool and nice side table
there was a fair amount of clutter in the pool area and it needed a good sweep
the kitchen and living room space was perfect for 2
super clean and cozy space
the towels were clean fresh and folded
a clean and unique experience
sparkling clean with thoughtful touches
it was very clean and very clear instructions
james was an awesome host
james was a great host very responsive
tight spaces and thoughtful host
james was enormously kind and thoughtful
james was a very gracious host
good location - close to rtp and downtown quiet
perfect location to pnc and other w
it’s a great location; the house is very close to downtown cary and equidistant between durham and raleigh
this was a wonderful experience within walking distance of the downtiwn cary area
very quiet and in the perfect location for exploring everything the area has to offer
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9. Private one-bedroom guest suite (from USD 74)

This lovely, cheerful property brims with comfort. The private one-bedroom guest suite is located near downtown Cary and can accommodate up to two guests. The botanical-filled property has a private entrance and includes a spacious bedroom with a seating area, a massive bathroom with a shower and separate tub, a large work area, and a compact kitchen area with a dining table, a small refrigerator, and convenient cooking utensils and appliances.

The Botanical Suite- Private stay with breakfast
Cary, North Carolina, United States
111 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was coffee creamer and breakfast items for us to enjoy
awesome place to stay lots of amenities very comfortable clean and spacious
big relaxing private spacious room with microwave and mini fridge
cozy yet clean cottage feel
very clean and nice place to stay
the apartment was sparkling clean and looked exactly like the pictures
it was exactly as shown in the pictures and was very clean
great spot very clean and thoughtful amenities
great hosts and very responsive
they are such great hosts
beyond that they’re clearly thoughtful hosts
such a peaceful and beautiful place to stay diana and ryan were great hosts it couldn’t have gone smoother
their pet rabbit ollie is very cute and friendly as well
great location in cary close to aquatic center and downtown
great wine shop downtown
close to a lot of cool points of interest
stay here such a great location
awesome workstation with printer and great central cary location
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10. Elegant guest suite near the airport

A stylish accommodation with a convenient location, this guest suite is an elegant vacation rental for couples or solo travelers. This is a chic property located in Cary and guests can enjoy access to a scenic Greenway with hiking and biking trails. RDU Airport is only a short drive away from the property. Inside the guest suite is a spacious living area with a fireplace, a wet bar, a refrigerator, and a microwave, a workspace, a peaceful bedroom, and a luxurious bathroom. Guests also have access to the large deck and can use the hot tub for an additional fee.

The Sunshine House
Cary, North Carolina, United States
229 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has deck and hot tub and a wooded lot which is quite peaceful and private
beautiful lower level incredible outdoors love the bathroom great big-screen tv very comfortable bed
the space was absolutely amazing with many beautiful touches throughout the apartment
the space is really comfortable and relaxing
the bed is super comfy & the bathroom is incredible
everything was very clean
the place was very clean and beautiful
extremely clean and beautifully decorated
hot tub was very clean and comfortable
we own a cleaning business so we can honestly say the place was spotless
cheryl is a great host
cheryl was a great and communicative host
responsive and kind-hearted hosts
so peaceful and a perfect getaway the host was very friendly and helpful and easy to communicate with
the host is super sweet and has amazing taste in her home highly recommend
the location of this space is amazing
it feels like a tucked away cottage; even though you’re located so close to everything
we were very thankful to be so close to the airport and interstates
nice hot tub swing bench and walking distance to greenway
great location reasonable value great hospitality
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Explore charming Cary

With its picturesque downtown, brilliant food scene, and engaging attractions, Cary is a wonderful base for a North Carolina adventure. This wonderful town is growing into a vibrant destination, and puts you in a great spot to visit the nearby city of Raleigh to boot. Keep these excellent Airbnb vacation rentals in mind as you plan your trip to Cary!

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