12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Updated 2024

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As the second-largest city in Iowa, Cedar Rapids offers plenty of great places to visit and things to do. Enjoy a recreational retreat by the river at Palisades-Kepler State Park. You can also go hiking and camping amongst the many other fun stuff to do in Cedar Rapids. Embark on a creative journey by making a stop at Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, which is known for its collection of American artworks. Whether you are a wine enthusiast or just want to try something new, visit Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery for exquisite wine tasting with views of the vineyard. If you plan to visit the area and are looking for a wonderful place to stay, keep reading to learn about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 21, 2024.

1. Exquisite condo Airbnb with free WiFi (from USD 125)

This beautiful home is located in the very heart of the city. Only minutes away from some of the major attractions such as McGrath Amphitheater, Theatre Cedar Rapids, and Kingston Stadium, the Airbnb enjoys a great location. Clean and inviting bedrooms are equipped with cozy beds that ensure a full night’s rest. A crib is provided for infants.

A high-definition TV in the living area is a good source of indoor entertainment. If work brings you here, you can stay on top of assignments with free WiFi and go about a smooth day of work in the designated workspace.

On the patio of the house, guests can enjoy a glass of wine with their loved ones. If you are traveling to this place in a car, you can park for free on the premises.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.18 km (4.5 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
233 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were comfortable and plenty of extra blankets pillows etc
we appreciated the secure facility
groundswell opposite is a must visit for their delicious breakfast denise is very responsive and great with communication
it was clean quiet and convenient
the place itself was very clean and well stocked
very clean will definitely recommend and stay again
clean comfortable beds and great location
nice place to stay very clean organized and perfect for a family
hosts met us at the door showed us around super nice and helpful
she’s friendly and responds almost immediately to any requests
denise is a great host
the host is amazing and you'll love your stay here
denise was friendly and knowledgeable about the neighborhood
location was perfect
perfectly located close to downtown easy enough to walk anywhere
great neighborhood very close to downtown cr and good restaurants
fantastic stay and great location to downtown cr
location was perfect for our event
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2. Comfortable holiday rental with an equipped kitchen (from USD 90)

Only a leisurely stroll away from the bustling city hub, this exquisite Airbnb rests in a peaceful neighborhood of the city. The interiors carry a charming ambiance through its vibrant décor. Guests can drift off to a peaceful slumber on the bed before gearing up for another day of exploration. Apart from air conditioning, the spaces are also kept comfortably warm and snug through centralized heating.

Guests can kick back with a drink and enjoy binge-watching their favorite web show on a high-definition TV. The well-equipped kitchen can be used to fix meals for the family. A nice breakfast can be savored every morning during your stay here. Pets are welcome which means that you can bring your furry friend along on the trip with you.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
8.9 km (5.6 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
312 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
adorable cozy cute and comfy cottage with tons of amenities and thoughtful extras
we loved this little cottage especially appreciated the washer and dryer and the bed was super comfy
this is a cozy place krysta is the best- very responsive
i had another great stay at the cozy cottage thanks so much
this cottage was very well kept in a great location and was very cozy
very clean and cozy
very clean and well appointed
spacious parking space and a big yard for my dog were nice bonuses too
so perfect cute and clean
krystal's place great had everything needed and then some super clean and very accommodating
krystal was an awesome host everything was as she said it would be
krystal was helpful thoughtful and responsive
krystal is a wonderful host and i hope to stay here again if i am in the area
krystal is a great communicator and very responsive
would definitely recommend the cottage was beautiful the owner had excellent communication made our stay super simply
cute and cozy place
it was a perfect getaway and centrally located in a safe and convenient neighborhood close to everything
very close to downtown cedar rapids and safe quiet area
cute little place with just about everything you could possibly need
it’s close to new bo it’s also close to the interstate so travel is easy
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3. Tiny house best for couples and solo travelers (from USD 46)

Experience a unique stay in this cute tiny house that was designed for couples or solo adventurers. Although tiny, this lodging in Cedar Rapids is equipped with modern amenities such as a cozy bedroom, a spotless bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a living room. Note that the toilet is not water-operated so it would be a good idea to read the house manual carefully to learn to operate it.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
1.72 km (1.1 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
116 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfortable and the "upstairs" air conditioning was really nice
very clean and well priced
very clean with thoughtful touches
super clean and just as described
it was clean uncluttered private and a great new experience
excellent stay we had a fantastic time in this adorable clean wonderful tiny house
they were a wonderful host
layne is the best host ever
he is kind considerate and pays attention to detail
tremendous buget friendly weekend getaway
this was a great experience very clean and the host was very helpful
the neighborhood is pretty quiet and it is a walking distance from a few smaller shops and restaurants
it was in a great location stores and restaurants about a mile away
very modern as the pictures show located in a cute quiet neighborhood just outside of downtown
it was amazing i love the location and it was clean
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4. Cozy house with private backyard (from USD 101)

Have a cozy stay in this lovely house that can be found in Czech Village, which is just minutes away from downtown Cedar Rapids. The place comes with two bedrooms and one-and-a-half baths, making it ideal for up to six people. Whenever you feel like relaxing, you can go to the backyard area where you can absorb the tranquil atmosphere and sip your favorite drink. You can also lounge in the living room or the enclosed front porch.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
8.22 km (5.2 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
239 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and complete amenities
everything furniture super cozy and wonderfully comfortable beds
the kitchen has all the cooking utensils nice large appliances and an awesome coffee/tea bar
downstairs there’s a nice living room with a tv a dining room and kitchen with full amenities
great location 2 bedrooms and bathroom upstairs and deck / patio out back
clean and tastefully decorated
clean quiet comfortable
very clean and comfortable
extremely clean and pet friendly
very clean and a great place to stay
host was friendly and responsive
lauren is a super host for sure
lauren was an excellent host and quickly answered any questions we had
great host and great place
lauren was extremely responsive
located in a family friendly neighborhood close to many attractions
great location for our needs
great location nice neighborhood cute house
wonderful location right across from a park
beautiful home and great location
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5. Family-friendly home near downtown (from USD 163)

Situated within minutes from the downtown area, this comfortable house welcomes up to eight guests. With three snug beds, you and your companions can enjoy a good night’s sleep. You can also have access to a private bathroom. Towels and toiletries are provided, so there is no need to bring your own. Other facilities to be enjoyed include a cable television, a DVD player, and wireless internet connection to keep you entertained.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.36 km (4.6 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
165 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furnishings are new stylish and comfortable
i appreciate all the bathroom amenities
mark communicated quick and helped resolve a wifi issue
the couch in the living room was wonderful a perfect gathering place for long reunion talks
mark was also very responsive & friendly when we had one issue related to the wifi
great place clean and space
very clean comfortable and quiet home
great spot and very clean
clean quiet place and great value
this is a very clean and comfortable place
host was easy to communicate with
mark is a wonderful host
i highly recommend the place and the host
mark was an awesome host and very responsive
she was very helpful and told us if we needed anything don't hesitate
excellent location in downtown
the location was great
great central location to downtown cr
great location - we walked to and from downtown
the location of the house is good
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6. Contemporary house with a well-equipped kitchen (from USD 159)

Feel at home once you enter this contemporary house that is set in a strategic location. Enjoy easy access to attractions and several dining options such as Westside Maid-Rite and Hacienda Las Glorias. Equipped with three spacious bedrooms and one bathroom, the house is great for seven guests. The well-equipped kitchen on the main floor will allow you to cook delicious meals. The living room is a nice place for you to relax as it offers comfortable seating.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.48 km (4.7 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
128 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy beds wifi and cable tv made everyone happy
there are new vinyl windows new bathroom and kitchen fixtures and original wood floors
wonderful stay for new year’s eve right in downtown super cheap for the amount of rooms
everything was very clean
it was clean and comfortable
it was very clean and had a nice warm feel
marks place was sparkling clean & very comfortable
this house is very clean and nicely decorated
mark was a wonderful host and went out of his way to make us feel welcome and at home
host was very friendly and quick to respond
mark is a wonderful host
mark was an amazing host
mark was a great host and very accommodating
great location for us
good location to downtown and the highway
it is a great location close to everything
it was a nice location with very easy walk to downtown and lots of near by restaurants
nice place close to downtown and activities
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7. Charming bungalow with a relaxing yard

Those who are traveling to Cedar Rapids as a group can book this charming bungalow with sufficient space for nine people. Situated within walking distance from NewBo and Czech Village, the bungalow offers three spacious bedrooms and one full bathroom. Throughout your stay, you can have the house to yourselves and be granted access to all the facilities available such as the barbecue grill and the washer and dryer. Whip up a fantastic dish in the well-equipped kitchen. Turn on the television to enjoy some entertaining shows. The relaxing yard is an ideal place to admire great views while you drink your afternoon tea.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
8.06 km (5.1 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bring an additional fan for the upstairs
we really enjoyed the cozy furniture and comfortable beds
the bigliving room and yard wereperfect for the family to all be together
this property was an exceptional value with many nice details and lots of room
the house is clean good internet very comfortable beds and charming
very nice house clean and quiet
house was clean and bit larger than expected
the place was also very clean
house was clean and in a great quiet neighborhood
the house was adorable and very clean
lori was a great host and was easily available
lori is a responsive host
lori was super responsive to our questions prior to our stay
although i did not have the opportunity to meet lori she was easy to contact and responsive
the house was amazing it was so cute and cozy and the host was so friendly and accommodating
the location is great
cute house in great location
great location to the czech village with wonderful restaurants
perfect space and good location for our needs
the walkable distance to everything on 16th was fantastic
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8. Spacious retreat with pool access (from USD 101)

Enjoy a pleasant stay in a spacious room that is located in a historic building. It is ideally situated close to museums, theaters, and restaurants. With modern amenities such as a fully equipped gym and a swimming pool, you can surely enjoy a wonderful vacation experience. The room comes with two beds, one bathroom, and a kitchen that is stocked with hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and water for your convenience. The property also offers spaces where you can relax and unwind while you enjoy some lovely views of the koi pond and flower gardens.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
5.66 km (3.6 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
226 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities and wifi
there are two window air units that cooled the apartment but the kitchen was pretty hot
the bed was especially comfortable with terrific linens
the room was luxuriously decorated the amenities are outstanding and the attention to the customer's needs are excellent
the kitchen was stocked with coffee fresh fruits and energy bars and water and juices in the fridge
incredibly clean and comfortable
very clean lots of charm comfy sleeping
a beautiful clean and stylish apartment
the apartment was immaculately clean
the space itself was clean cozy & very stylish
richard is a good host
thank you for being great hosts
the owners even contacted to me make sure the temperature of the apartment was acceptable
hosts were helpful and responsive to all questions
the hosts made us feel comfortable and welcomed
great location a 5 min walk from downtown
perfect location to coe college and downtown
great apartment in great location
close to stores and restaurants and very safe and secure
great location and super cool space
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9. Historic house with antique furniture (from USD 67)

If you are exploring Cedar Rapids alone or with just one travel companion, you may want to consider booking this tiny house. This Airbnb is among the oldest in the city and within walking distance from bars, restaurants, and several attractions. Facilities offered include a comfortable queen-sized bed, a bathroom, and a television. Enjoy looking at the antique furniture that creates a historical vibe displayed throughout the house.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.02 km (4.4 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
681 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and cozy with a back porch to quietly chill :)
it’s definitely small but lots of charm and very clean
the place is very stylish sparkling clean nice plush towels beautiful tile work in bathroom comfortable and fresh bed
great space for those on the go clean and comfy bed
it also could have been cleaned a bit better but it certainly wasn't messy
it is the perfect place to rest and clean up while exploring cedar rapids
great host no issues
the staff at the bar were super kind as well
steph was very responsive and easy to deal with
cute accommodations in a central location in newbo
super cute little house with a fabulous location
cute little place in a great location
loved the location in newbo
great location and everything you need
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10. Modern house in a vibrant neighborhood (from USD 109)

Relax and recharge in this modern house that is nestled in one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids, New Bohemia. The house offers three cozy beds that can accommodate six people. It has been furnished with salvaged materials with highlights including the clawfoot tub and farmhouse kitchen cabinets. The spacious living room is the perfect place to lounge in and enjoy a fun family time.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.01 km (4.4 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
438 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very clean decorated so adorably and has all the amenities you need
amazingly gorgeous place very cozy
this apartment is so cozy and fun the environment and amenities made us feel right at home
the upstairs apartment is very nice cozy with great touches and cool antiques and historical decorations
bed is awesome and the kitchen is fully stocked
clean and antique decorations
it was very clean
it is cozy and impeccably clean
very clean well decorated cozy and comforting
i highly recommend this airbnb the space is clean cozy and in a great location
amazing and very helpful hosts
the host was friendly and very prompt in responding to questions
beth was an amazing host
host was very friendly helpful and accommodating
thanks for being a great host beth
the location is perfect
great place located right in the heart of cedar rapids
plus it’s right above a cute thrift store in a great location in newbo
great location within walking distance to many restaurants & attractions
such a gem best location i can imagine and super cute
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11. Quiet cottage with a fire pit (from USD 99)

When in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this vacation rental lets you enjoy a peaceful stay and is located in a wooded location not far from attractions, cafes, restaurants, and bars. You are welcome to use everything in the house except for the garage. The house is equipped with one bedroom and one bathroom to accommodate a family or a group of four. At night, you can gather around the fire pit and spend some quality time together.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
4.39 km (2.8 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
180 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cable and wifi were perfect
little amenities hidden around the house like soaps razors kitchen stuff (butter ketchup coffee - the basics )
the cottage is lovely and very comfortable
comfortable queen size bed with lovely bedding and a second flat screen tv made the bedroom perfect
the cozy cottage was the perfect getaway spot for our family of three
plenty of clean towels and personal touches
clean and very comfortable bed
comphy everything clean and relaxing
the house was immaculately clean including the bathroom
it was clean and far above my expectations
kari is a wonderful host
kari and todd are wonderful hosts
the host was very welcoming and understanding
kari is a great host and rightly deserves the "superhost" label she has earned
great place run by great hosts
great location close to the convention center
bike trails close by and an easy ride to downtown
cute and cozy loved the location and would definitely stay again
great little house in a nice location for us
the location was perfect for our stay
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12. Eco cottage with a beautiful garden (from USD 140)

This cozy eco cottage can guarantee a relaxing vacation. In the morning, enjoy strolling through the garden that showcases colorful flowers. With necessary appliances such as an oven and a stove, you can prepare your delicious breakfast in the kitchen area. You are welcome to relax on the patio to enjoy the sun. Featuring two bedrooms and one bathroom, the cottage is ideal for up to six people.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
7.11 km (4.5 mi) from The Fun Station Cedar Rapids
221 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom extra amenities were a pleasant surprise
this home has beautiful furnishings wonderful decorations superb amenities many personal touches comfortable beds furniture and more
especially enjoyed the bath spaces and was grateful for excellent wifi for work meetings
beautiful comfortable house with well stocked kitchen and all amenities
the two beds were comfortable
it is clean and charming
the place was very clean and the beds were comfortable
this is a fantastic house very clean with modern upgrades
we were just there a quick overnight stay and found everything spotlessly clean nice touches and great communication
it was clean well-furnished and emily was really great about communicating
host is very responsive to questions
emily was a wonderful host
emily is a great host
emily is a great host
the host was friendly and helpful
loved the downtown location
great location and very cool house
awesome house in great location
great location and a very stylish house
awesome house in a great location
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Enjoy a memorable vacation in Iowa

It is good to take a break every now and then. If your idea of paradise is being close to nature and having access to historical places, then you might want to consider visiting the lovely city of Cedar Rapids. Create beautiful memories with your family and have a memorable vacation in Cedar Rapids by staying at one of these Airbnb vacation rentals in the city.

You could also check out some hotels with pool for more accommodation options. For the adventurous kind who loves camping in nature, there are RV rentals that are worth a check as well.

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