15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Art Institute, Chicago - Updated 2024

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Chicago has lots of things to do for new tourists as well as those looking forward to revisiting. It is famous for its skyline which features striking buildings and skyscrapers with beautiful architecture, like the John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower. Another must-visit attraction here is the Art Institute of Chicago, which is known as the United States’ oldest and largest museum. Apart from the attractions and the architecture, the city also boasts luxurious and comfortable vacation homes. In case you’re wondering where you should stay during your visit, then read on to discover the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Art Institute, Chicago.

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 19, 2024.

1. Bright and airy apartment rental (from USD 350)

This Airbnb has the best location and features beautiful interiors that make for a delightful stay. The numerous windows bring in lots of natural light and guests can enjoy stunning views of the city skyline. There is a dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi available for guests who need to get some work done.

The bedroom and bathroom are equipped with all basic essentials and amenities, so guests have one less thing to worry about. The kitchen is fully functional with modern appliances. Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park, State Street, The Chicago Theatre, and Cloud Gate are some of the nearby local attractions.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
272 meters (0.2 ft) from Millennium Park
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment looked exactly like the photos - spacious and clear
the apartment fit 5 of us easily
place was outstanding kitchen needs some work
apartment clean and comfortable
clean well-equipped apartment on a quiet floor
the apartment was clean comfortable and cute
comfortable clean and fantastic location
apartment was spacious and clean
excellent building great apt check in was easy and the front desk staff was polite and helpful
borja and the staff in the building were all helpful and friendly
great communication and instructions from the host
borja was responsive & helpful from beginning to end
great location and very comfortable beds
great location easy to access
location couldn’t be better
excellent location near transit and walkable to many attractions
great location for being in downtown chicago
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2. Unique retreat in downtown Chicago (from USD 550)

This unique Airbnb in Chicago is a professionally designed home filled with natural light. It features an open floor plan with a spacious living room. The modular kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and is perfect for preparing meals.

The terrace of the home has a huge lawn from where guests can enjoy stunning city views. There is a Peloton bike here if guests wish to get some exercise in while vacationing. The bedrooms and bathrooms have all the basic toiletries and amenities that guests might need.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from Millennium Park
52 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we played games on the big table listened to music ate carry out and even cooked
this apartment was better in person
place is beautiful clean and well kept
kevin was very responsive and a great host
fantastic hosts and amazing apartment
kevin was very responsive to the few questions we had prior to and during our stay
kevin was super responsive and was available if we had any issues or questions
absolutely breathtaking will definitely be back to this home if your in chicago i’d highly recommend this home
extremely nice house and location
the location was great and it was really close to landmarks and the food options around were great
very close to everything very beautiful home
beautiful place loved the design central location to downtown and the convention center
on the go enjoying eating drinking and shopping too
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3. Cozy apartment near The Loop

This cool Airbnb in Chicago is located near The Loop and is the perfect accommodation for couples or trios visiting the city. The apartment has central air conditioning, heating as well as portable fans to ensure maximum comfort for guests. The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances and the bedroom is stocked with essentials.

The apartment is just a few blocks away from Millenium Park, the Field Museum, and the city’s popular shopping districts. Long-term stays are allowed here.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1.13 km (0.7 mi) from Millennium Park
40 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
the place is clean and small quite prefect for our staycation trip
claudia is a great host
claudia was an excellent host
claudia was very responsive and helpful
she provided easy instructions for my partner and i and was very accommodating with our arrival schedule
awesome stay it has everything you need and the host was very accommodating
excellent location close to everything and public transportation
great location with near access to public transportation
awesome location and nice apartment
great location and everything we needed
super convenient location to get around chicago
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4. Nicely furnished apartment in a nice location (from USD 169)

Make the most out of your trip by staying in this luxury Airbnb in downtown Chicago. This roomy rental has two bedrooms and six beds to sleep up to nine guests comfortably. It also comes with two full baths, a living area, and a dining/kitchenette that is furnished with all the necessities for your convenience and comfort. The pad’s nice amenities such as central heating and cooling, a smart TV, and WiFi are like cherries on top.

The apartment is conveniently located where you can fully appreciate what Windy City is all about. Historical landmarks and other tourist spots like the Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and Chicago Theatre District, as well as lots of dining and shopping options, are mere minutes away.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
272 meters (0.2 ft) from Millennium Park
183 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 6 Beds 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy
beds were comfortable with lots of blankets available
the rooms were very spacious and the beds were pretty comfy
beds were very comfortable (super important to me )
the airbnb was clean and as described
the apartment itself has large rooms and was spotless with clean linens and towels
the place was very clean there’s plenty of clean towels and the best part location was amazing
everything was clean and spotless and well stocked thank you i will 100% be staying here again
great place super clean and comfortable for 8 people
concierge at entrance was also very helpful
the building staff was also very friendly and helpful
check in was super easy and the host responded quickly and was very helpful
great place excellent location yagoda was very responsive and accommodating to our requests
the yagoda team was responsive and helpful during our entire stay
great location because everything is walking distance
the location is perfect
great location walking distance to so many great places
great location and walkable to everything
super close to millennium park where the “bean” is located and also very close to the train line
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5. Beautiful studio apartment near Millennium Park

Fully experience Windy City in style when you stay in this chic studio apartment close to Millennium Park. The pad can accommodate up to two guests, great for solo travelers and couples. It comes with one cozy queen bed, a bath, a sitting area, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen. Amenities include fast WiFi, which is perfect if you’re on a working trip. Its convenient location means you will have quick access to many leisure and business spots.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
369 meters (0.3 ft) from Millennium Park
147 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment comes with a washer/dryer and included detergent which was very helpful for us
the small studio apartment was the perfect size for the two of us
we had an overall good stay at this apartment
the actual apartment was really nice as well
bed was definitely on the firm side but would recommend to anyone
very clean room and is as advertised
clean apartment with everything you need
apartment was really clean and well-stocked
the space was clean and had all necessities
the interior of the studio apartment was clean and modern
great location super cozy room
the location was perfect near the art institute goddess and the baker cafe millennium park
about the only positive is that the location is close to public transport
great place and great location
great location near millennium park the river walk and michigan avenue
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6. Condo with spectacular view of the city

Featuring huge windows, this vacation rental is bright and has a spectacular view of the city. It has three bedrooms, each with a comfortable queen-sized bed. The unit can accommodate up to eight guests. You’ll love the modern design of the space, making you feel the contemporary lifestyle. It also has an open plan living room with a seating area and a dining set-up. Another great amenity of the unit is its fully functional kitchen. Moreover, the building has a fitness center, an on-site market, an in-house restaurant, and more.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
908 meters (0.6 ft) from Millennium Park
28 reviews  
Entire apartment 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
photos somewhat overstate furnishings but definitely capture the flow of apt and beautiful views
great location and nice views from the apartment itself
kitchen is nicely stocked
the beds were comfortable for me
apartment was clean and a super neat location
great location close to everything in the city
nice place fantastic location good value
nice apartment in a very good location
great location and space for everyone
nice and close to milennium park and the river walk
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7. The perfect holiday home

A perfect holiday home for people looking to go sightseeing and visiting many downtown attractions, this Airbnb offers the perfect accommodation for a modern traveler. It is furnished with essential and contemporary conveniences that will make your vacation feel like a breeze, such as free WiFi, a comfortable bed, and a seating area. Another great thing about this studio-type unit is the stunning view of the outside. The building also has lots of amenities you can avail, such as a fitness center, a terrace with bathtub, a swimming pool, and more. As for its location, it is close to many attractions including the theater district and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
464 meters (0.3 ft) from Millennium Park
130 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
internet is fast ac is cold memory mattress is comfortable and bathroom is sleek and spacious
the apartment has a stunning view of the city that gives a taste of chicago
the apartment was extremely clean and included a washer and dryer which was helpful
the room itself is stylish kitchen very usable excellent shower and thoughtful amenities and touches throughout
the apartment is stylish and offers a magnificent view of the surrounding buildings
very clean and modern apartment
clean and well kept
safe and very clean
the building is very nice and secured and the studio was sparkling clean (like very very clean)
the apartment is clean and centrally located
james was an awesome host
james was a responsive and helpful host
james was responsive and accommodating to my requests
james was a super host in every way
very kind and helpful host
great location
great location and nice apartment
the location is perfect
great location with easy walking distance to many sites
location is walking distance to places like the art institute of chicago and millennium park
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8. Elegantly furnished condo

Enveloped in floor-to-ceiling glass windows, giving you the best view of the outside, this Airbnb close to the Art Institute of Chicago will make you feel the modern life, with its design and furnishing. It features elegant furniture and lovely décor that complement each other, making everything seem in sync. The spacious condominium unit has two bedrooms and an open plan living area with kitchen and dining set up. If you’re wondering how many people the property can accommodate, it can suit up to a maximum of seven guests comfortably.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
445 meters (0.3 ft) from Millennium Park
72 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is beautifully decorated furniture had style yet extremely comfortable
let me start by saying the apartment is just as nice as it looks in the photos
the apartment is amazing location extra-convenient amenities outstanding
great big modern apartment space lovely communal areas great location
fabulous stay great apartment in the center of everything and the building has outstanding amenities
very clean and easy communication
clean spacious and stylish home
the apartment was amazingly clean
stylish comfortable clean and very quiet
place was as described & clean
property manager was responsive
the front desk staff was really nice
really helpful and attentive staff
staff were super friendly and helpful
extremely polite and responsive host
the location is ideal
great location
excellent location in the heart of the city
great location right in downtown chicago
we walked to the art institute and the magnificent mile and it is right near three major theaters
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9. Bright one-bedroom apartment

Located in a prime spot near the Art Institute Chicago and lots of essential establishments, this vacation rental offers luxurious accommodation to its guest. It is a one-bedroom condominium unit furnished with basic IKEA furniture and has a spectacular view of the outside. It must be noted that while it has a living area and a kitchen, the apartment is without a TV, and the use of microwave for heating is allowed but there is a strict no-cooking rule. Additionally, the building offers lots of hotel-like facilities like a fitness center, a steam room, and a sauna. Make sure to avail these services before leaving for it has no additional charge.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
255 meters (0.2 ft) from Millennium Park
48 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Modern two-bedroom condo

This Airbnb is a two-bedroom, modern condominium unit that can accommodate up to seven people. It features floor-to-ceiling windows giving you a bright, sunny living room and dining area. It also has a fully functional kitchen, wherein you can cook up just about anything at any time. Aside from the beauty of modern accommodation, the building offers numerous amenities you can use without additional charge, including the swimming pool and fitness center.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
513 meters (0.4 ft) from Millennium Park
4 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

11. Two bedroom condo in the heart of downtown

Located at the heart of downtown Chicago near lots of must-visits, including the Art Institute of Chicago, this Airbnb won’t fail you with its spaciousness, modern furnishing, and floor-to-ceiling windows that will give you a magnificent view of the city. This condominium unit has two bedrooms with a queen-size bed, a sofa bed, and a roll-away bed in the common area, which in total can accommodate up to five guests. Apart from the bedrooms, it also has a living area, kitchen, and dining–a true home away from home. Additionally, the building has lots of amenities such as a gym, restaurant, bar, on-site market, and more.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
787 meters (0.5 ft) from Millennium Park
22 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

12. Cozy studio in a prime location

Nestled in a great location in Chicago’s Loop, this vacation rental is one cozy accommodation. Just a few paces to the Art Institute, it can be occupied by two guests and is thus perfect for both couples and solo travelers. It is a studio-type condominium unit that is well-equipped with the essential and modern conveniences like free WiFi, a functional kitchen, a dining set-up, and more. Another great thing about this vacation rental is that it is also close to the public transport system, like the subway, the bus station, and the train, making it easily accessible. Make sure to grab this great deal.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
368 meters (0.3 ft) from Millennium Park
23 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

13. Incredible high-rise condo

If you’re looking for an accommodation with hotel-like amenities, then you will be in for a surprise for this one bedroom condominium unit is in a building with lots of amenities, which includes a shared lounge, outdoor area with lots of seating options a grill, and an indoor swimming pool. About the unit, you’ll have your own living area, dining, kitchen, and a private bathroom, the unit also has floor to ceiling window, giving you a bright room and a lovely view of the Navy Pier as well as the Lakeshore. It is also close to many attractions such as the Grant Park, Willis Tower, Art Institute of Chicago, and more.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1.23 km (0.8 mi) from Millennium Park
25 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Spacious unit near Millennium Park

Located in the center of downtown Chicago, close to the Art Institute and Millennium Park, the one bedroom condominium unit offers comfortable accommodation to a maximum of four guests. It is spacious, neat, and brightly lit because of the large windows in the apartment. The property is also complete with all the essential house features, like a sunny living area with dining set up, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private bathroom with sink, shower, and a bathtub. Another good thing about this Airbnb vacation rental is it offers free toiletries as well as a complimentary breakfast, every morning.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
470 meters (0.3 ft) from Millennium Park
352 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi wasn’t the best so if traveling on business it’s good to know
loved the workout room upstairs the location and the views
apartment is clean and spacious
the rooms were clean & stocked with towels
great position clean and confortable
the apartment is extremely clean and they are very responsive
the place is really clean
hosts are very quick with responses and helpful
hosts communicated well and were very responsive to my questions
great hosts that are responsive and welcoming
the host was very helpful with my checking in
the hosts are nice and very responsive
close to lots of great shopping and millennium park
the location was very good
really great location for visiting chicago
great location great rental space
great location will stay again
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15. Gorgeous condo unit in Chicago's Loop

Situated in Chicago’s Loop, where the Art Institute can also be found, this luxury condominium has all the things you’ll need for your holiday and more. It is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows, giving the unit a bright and relaxing vibe and a lovely view of the outside. It also features an open-plan, well-designed and organized living room, a functional kitchen, a posh seating area, and a dining set-up. As for the bedrooms, it has one master bedroom and a second bedroom, each with its own bathroom. This property can welcome a maximum of eight guests.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
593 meters (0.4 ft) from Millennium Park
81 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful comfortable space with stunning views
furnishings are both beautiful and very comfortable
the younger kiddos "bed" fit in the master closet
access to building amenities like pool and hot tub as well
this apartment is beautiful and has amazing views communication was fantastic
very clean and well designed
unit spotlessly clean comfortable bedding
nice and clean place to stay
good experience clean and hassle free
very spacious and impeccably clean
host was easy to communicate with
domio was a great host
domino are great hosts very quick to respond
the place is wonderful and the host is very friendly helpful and responsive
i would definitely rent with this host again
location is very ideal for restaurants shopping and sightseeing
excellent location right in the loop
centrally located and easy walking distance to many great spots and local tourist activities
great place in a great location
awesome place very well decorated and the location is perfect with shopping and entertainment just steps away
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Experience Chicago

Don’t be intimidated by the towering buildings of Chicago. Come and visit one of the largest cities in the United States. You’ll surely love its beautiful skyline, magnificent architecture, rich culture, and a lot more left to discover. Check out the best Airbnb vacation rental near Art Institute of Chicago, for hassle-free travel ahead. Chicago offers a plethora of exciting day trips, allowing visitors to explore nearby attractions like the picturesque shores of Lake Michigan, the scenic beauty of Starved Rock State Park, and the charming historic town of Galena.

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