10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Lincoln Square, Chicago - Updated 2023

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Lincoln Square is a family-friendly neighborhood of Chicago, located in the northern part of the city. This charming neighborhood is full of local shops, cafes, restaurants which hugely defines the concept of ‘Shop Local’. The locality had received its formal name in the year 1925. The charming neighborhood also has an interesting history of European settlers. The Swiss, English and German descendants had settled in this neighborhood and most of them were farmers. There are a number of iconic businesses, like the Budlong Brothers’ pickle factory, established in the 1800s here. Thus the area is also known as Pickletown after this famous business. A stay here promises a charming atmosphere, with a chance to explore its ethnic restaurants. Popular street fests like the Apple Fest and the Square Roots Music Festival are also celebrated here. Check out the list of best Airbnbs near Lincoln Square, Chicago for your next visit to the ‘Windy City’.

1. Upscale condo in the heart of Lincoln Square (from USD 129)

This artistically designed condo is located in the heart of Lincoln Square. The interior features a grey-white theme combining it with catchy colors. The condo is located on the second floor of a two-apartment building. There are two bedrooms with queen-sized beds, perfect for two couples. There is a spacious living room, with a dining area on one side. The fully stocked kitchen is also available if you want to prepare a meal. The metro station is located a couple of blocks away, which easily connects to the downtown area.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
294 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and furniture are comfortable
the bedrooms are lovely - great beds- ample closet space lamps and lovely fans
the furnishings were very nice and the place was overall very comfortable
thoughtful touches like conveniently located usb charging ports so that all electronics could be easily topped up
i loved having my morning coffee and breakfast in the sun room
very clean and comfortable
super clean and comfy
very clean efficient space
it’s stylish clean comfy and very spacious
dan’s place was amazing super clean and comfy
the owners were also very accessible and responsive
the host was responsive and very accommodating
the hosts thought of every detail to make our stay enjoyable
dan is a friendly host who made sure we were comfortable
dan was a very good host
location was great- close to the western brownline stop cute shops and restaurants
dan's place is super cute and in a perfect location
love this condo be cause it is close to why i come to chicago
what a gem in a perfect location
the location is perfect as well around the corner from lincoln square and near a train station
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2. A contemporary boutique with an open layout (from USD 76)

This contemporary boutique stay is based in the heart of Lincoln Square. The grey theme in its elegant furnishings and décor combine perfectly with the whitewashed walls. The slight rustic touch here and there completes the entire feel. The entire apartment features an open-plan living area, with a cozy dining area and full kitchen. The living area has a vintage chair and artwork by local artists, thus honoring the work of Mies Van Der Rohe, the master of architecture.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
224 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
eric’s place had all of the amenities for a comfortable and easy stay
it look exactly like th photos and so comfortable even if it was in a basement
amenities were great- from sleep machines in the bedrooms to a full kitchen and laundry
the entire apartment was spotless and updated nicely with all the furniture and decor
there were also mirrors in both rooms in which added a nice touch
very clean and accommodating
everything was clean and modern
the apartment was very clean
clean open and cozy space
the bathroom is nice and clean
the host was responsive and kind
host was very friendly accommodating and communicative
the host replied promptly and was courteous
he's a great host
his communications were prompt and helpful
great location super close to grocery store
great location easy to park
great neighborhood felt very safe and close to everything
the neighborhood is safe and really close to the beautiful lincoln square
great flat in a great location
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3. A vintage apartment in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 70)

On a picturesque tree-lined street of Lincoln Square, this vintage apartment is on the second floor of a building. The neighborhood is charming and quiet, perfect for enjoying a peaceful holiday. There are two separate bedrooms, with assorted beds for four guests. The living area with a large sectional sofa is surrounded by excellent windows with the view of the neighborhood. The charming fireplace and bookshelves add a perfect touch to its rustic décor.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
141 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
we purchased a small fan for our son
wade’s place is very quiet and the air conditioning is excellent if needed
one powerful window ac unit in the dining room cooled off the entire apt including both bedrooms
cons:only the “master” bedroom has a ceiling fan
the extensive library kitchen bathroom and laundry accessories are some of my favorite amenities
it was spotlessly clean
the place was big clean and spacious
clean kitchen appliances and bathroom work well
apartment was very clean comfortable and cozy
it was clean thoughtfully decorated and spacious
friendly and responsive hosts
hosts were friendly and quick to respond
wade is a great host
wade is a great host responding our messages quickly
really nice place and great hosts
convenient location and cute neighborhood
the location was nice
nice location for family
the location is quiet while close to points of interest by car
in a great location
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4. Comfortable house with a back patio (from USD 124)

This cozy house is located close to the CTA brown line L station. The apartment has a bedroom with a queen bed for two. The living area has another sofa bed and a futon for an extra three people. So, a group of five can stay here comfortably. The living area is spacious, with a dining arrangement. The full kitchen is located on the property, with a microwave, slow cooker, electric skillet, coffeemaker, electric teapot. The back patio is charming with another dining area and grill. The apartment has its own entrance for ensuring complete privacy.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
216 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beans and bagels has amazing cold brew coffee and breakfast sandwiches around the corner
the bed is amazingly comfortable and my daughter loved the book nook and sleeping on the futon
this was a fantastic place to stay kathleen was extremely helpful and the flat was very comfortable
we had a great experience during our stay in kathleen apartment
very nice spot to stay in chicago: steps from the train clean cozy well equipped with a lovely patio
clean and cozy
very clean and well appointed
super clean and also cozy
kathleen has a clean and comfy place
super friendly easy clean convenient
she is friendly and kind
she is also very helpful with directions and tips
kathleen was a wonderful host
kathleen was a great host
kathleen was a great host
excellent location very close to the station
the location is great
the location is great
and the overall location was great
neighborhood is wonderful and great location
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5. Bright family-friendly apartment (from USD 130)

The apartment is located on a tree-lined street of Lincoln Square, surrounded by lots of greenery. The charming house has huge windows, and French doors, which leads to the balcony. The house has two bedrooms, with queen-sized beds. The queen-sized beds and the sofa bed in the living area can accommodate a group of five. The living area has dining facilities and is just beside the kitchen. There is a small patio with seating arrangement to enjoy the outdoors.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
287 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great spacious apartment with all the amenities including front patio
sleeping arrangements were great -- two queen beds a cot and a fold-out couch in the living room
the beds were super comfortable too
the beds were very comfortable
the beds were very comfortable the kitchen stocked with all the little things one might need
so clean and cozy
everything was clean and organized
this place was very clean and comfortable
the space is well decorated and very clean
tub was bathtime-clean highly recommend
they are wonderful hosts
marla and james are great hosts
marla and james were helpful and quick to respond
the owners thought of everything and were incredibly responsive
the hosts were wonderful and the space was very convenient
cute place with a great location and safe/secure feel
really enjoyed the cute decor and the location is right in the fun lincoln square neighborhood
great apartment in a great location
great and convenient location
the neighborhood is great easy to park and close to public transportation restaurants and shops
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6. Renovated designer apartment (from USD 129)

The charming apartment features a designer outlook, with chic whitewashed walls, perfectly combined with hardwood floors. The living area has a dining area and is connected to a well-equipped kitchen with marble worktops. The bright and cozy bedroom has a double bed for two. The entire apartment has big windows, they bring in lots of natural sunlight. There are blinds on the windows in case you want to sleep late in the mornings. These windows offer an excellent view of the courtyard and the surrounding area.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
290 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is a full so for couples that cuddle in their sleep it’s great
fantastic location authentic chi building quiet and comfortable
beautiful apartment in beautiful and fun street
amy’s place was very clean and comfortable
everything was very clean/spotless up to date beautifully decorated
the place is wonderful clean and new
great place clean roomy and very comfortable
amy's place was sparkling clean tastefully appointed and super comfortable
amy was an excellent host
amy is a great host very accommodating and responsive
amy was a courteous and generous host
also amy was very responsive to my questions and replied quickly
communication with host is spot on check in/out is efficient
great location and convenient to everything in walking distance
great location on lincoln square
the location was great
amazing location great comfortable space
great place in a great location
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Monthly discount: 25% off

7. A split-level apartment near a train station

This split-level apartment is located in Lincoln Square, close to a train station. The huge apartment is suitable for accommodating a large group. It has three bedrooms and living areas with assorted beds, which can accommodate a group of 10. There are two living areas, the spacious one has a sectional couch, a dining area and the kitchen on one side. The entire apartment has impressive wooden furniture, combining perfectly with its minimal décor. Another living area is located downstairs, with a couch, a futon, and a television. There is also a desk setup if you want to work.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
43 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
check-in was easy we appreciated the detailed description including photos on how to access the apartment
definitely spacious with room for at least 8 reasonably maybe more depending on sleeping configurations
there was plenty of room to sleep eat relax work
friendly clean and accessible neighborhood
other than that it was a great stay in a nice clean place
the house was clean the kitchen and bathrooms were large and nice and the bed was so comfortable
noah was a great host
the host was very responsive and helpful with the process
amazingly communicative hosts very cool neighborhood that is easy to get around in
location was great right near a train station
great location near the train
excellent location and house for a family
the location is great with easy access to the brown line just a block away
great team great location and great stay
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8. Historic flat in the heart of Lincoln Square

This large spacious flat features a grey-white theme and mid-century contemporary décor. There is a large seating area with a fireplace, a television, and multiple seating arrangements. The large kitchen has a dining area for six people. The two bedrooms have queen-sized beds, set to accommodate a group of seven. There is a spacious sunroom with large windows with the surrounding view of the area.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
160 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was great comfy beds all the amenities provided and a short uber to the riviera
very spacious and comfortable apartment far exceeded my expactions
we traveled with 3 adults and 4 children and there was enough comfortable space for all of us
bed was a fabulous thick foam mattress--so comfy
the apartment is a comfortable quiet space in a busy busy city
very clean and spacious
extremely spacious and clean apartment
very comfortable clean and cozy
tanya's place was clean and spacious
the space was clean and neat
great host very understanding quick with responses
tanya was a great host
tanya was an amazing host
tanya is an excellent host
very nice and a great host
charming space close to lincoln square
excellent location - nice quiet neighborhood and a short walk to lincoln square and the train station
great space and great location
the location is in a nice quiet and safe feeling neighborhood
the location is great - an easy walk to lincoln square shops and restaurants
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9. The two-bedroom apartment in Lincoln Square

The cosy two-bedroom apartment is just five minutes’ away from the heart of Lincoln Square. The spacious living area also contains a small dining area and kitchen. The kitchen is all set with modern amenities and perfect for preparing breakfast and coffee. The are two bedrooms, with double beds and bunk beds for a group of four. There is also a front porch, with an excellent view.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
73 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good facilities including great air conditioning
plenty of sleeping room with 3 full size beds good deal for the price
there were plenty of sleeping spots however the bunk beds didn’t feel the most stable
three double beds were super comfy and the towels were big and thick
it was comfortable and had what we needed for our weekend stay
very nice and clean place
great space beautiful neighborhood spotless apartment
the space was cozy & clean with comfortable beds
cute clean and quaint little space
very clean place great communication with gladys would stay here again
gladys was an amazing host and her communication was on point her place was in a great location
gladys was super helpful and responsive - place is great
easy check in & check out (we met gladys shortly after arriving and she is so kind )
glady's was very responsive and helpful
good shops close by
great location in a sweet sweet neighborhood
a nice apartment in a great location
great location easy check-in very accommodating
great place to stay in nice neighborhood and great location
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10. The four-bedroom coach house

In the heart of Lincoln Square, this coach house is spacious enough for a large group. The house has lots of huge windows allowing natural sunlight to filter in. The rental is spread over two levels, with plenty of spaces around. There are four bedrooms with assorted queen-sized beds and a king-sized bed, suitable for a group of 10. There is a large living room, with a spacious sitting area. There is an additional sofa bed for an extra guest. The kitchen is attached to the dining area with seating for eight people.

Chicago, Illinois, United States
49 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Experience old heritage within new Chicago

In Lincoln Square, one can witness an old world charm romancing with modern Chicago city. The German influence is spread all through the neighbourhood. It gives you a chance to explore the historic past combining it the modern-day city that Chicago is today. Lincoln Square can be a perfect base for your visit here. Book one of these Airbnb vacation rentals for staying in a quiet neighbourhood, not far away from the attractions of Chicago.

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