10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Colorado Rockies, USA


Colorado Rockies, or The Rocky Mountains is the backbone of the country’s western half, stretching from New Mexico to Alberta in Canada. It attracts hundreds and thousands of visitors every year due to its stunning views at every turn. Colorado’s Trail Ridge Road crosses the Continental Divide, and is set an altitude of 12,000 ft (3,657.6 m). It’s only one of the many spectacular trails crossing valleys and winding around lakes and slopes in the Colorado Rockies. Indeed, it is a place of superlatives, and the towns and cities at its feet are famous for backcountry adventures and an abundance of wildlife. To help plan your trip, here’s our pick of the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Colorado Rockies, USA.

1. Stylish cabin with a wraparound deck, Grand Lake (from USD 212)

Whether your jam is boating, skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, snowmobiling or horseback riding, this cabin in Grand Lake has got you covered. It is just a short walk away from Rocky Mountain National Park, and there are several lakes and ski resorts nearby.

After a day’s exploring, relax on the cabin’s wraparound deck with a cold beer. The cabin has three bedrooms, a living room with a stone fireplace, and a full kitchen. Free parking is available on the premises. It’s a pet-friendly cabin, so your furry friends can come along too.

Alpine Cabin Nestled Into Rocky Mountain Paradise
Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
91 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are amazing and the cabin was soooooo comfortable
the lodge was clean had all of the cooking and kitchen amenities and was very quiet
place was nice and clean with a lovely atmosphere
home is comfortable and clean
we will admit we could have cleaned the place up nicer but to be called partiers was disrespectful
perfect for fishing clean and close to a store
host was very communicative and helpful
jeremy was a great host and we enjoyed our stay in beautiful grand lake
i would definitely recommend this cabin and jeremy was a great host
jeremy was a helpful and organized host a wonderful weekend getaway in the mountains
there is nothing i would change about my stay and glad that jeremy was our host
the location is great
great location close to town
great location right next to rmnp
great cabin in a great location
perfect location nestled in quite private lake community but close to downtown grand lake
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2. Wilderness Cabin #6: Lupine Village at Grand Lake (from USD 205)

Just two blocks from the town center, this cabin has a living room with a cable TV that has Roku and HBO access, a full kitchen, barbecue facilities, and a small garden, meaning you can hole up here for a vacation without having to go out for entertainment or meals.

It has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and bunk bed, therefore can comfortably sleep up to four people. Guests have access to the fenced courtyard fitted with a fire pit and a picnic table.

Wilderness Cabin #6: Lupine Village at Grand Lake
Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
139 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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this complex of 6 cabins is cozy and inviting with a common outside gathering area
the beds were comfortable with nice pillows/comforters
very clean and cozy cabin
adorable cabin with quaint mountain touches very clean and cozy
sparkling clean and has so many thoughtful touches
cabin was clean and we'll put together
as for the cabin it was very clean and cozy
ali & mike were great hosts
the owners are extremely nice and helpful
hosts are great to communicate with
nice touches and great hosts
the cabins are lovely and hosts are very responsive and attentive
the location is perfect
great location and stylish place
cozy little cabin village in a great location only a short walk to downtown grand lake
lovely cabin in a great location
we highly recommend staying at this location
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3. Spacious guest suite amid pine trees, Estes Park (from USD 110)

Look for Fish Creek and enter a property surrounded by pine trees to find this vacation home near the Colorado Rockies. This guest suite features a cushy, queen-size bed and immaculate interiors. Guests appreciate the labeled light switches and organized kitchenette appliances in this guest suite.

Additional bedding and Pack ‘n Play for the little ones can be made available on request. It’s a roomy dwelling in a private nook — the best kind of vacation home for outdoor enthusiasts. Plus, there are several hiking and biking trails nearby, while Rocky Mountain National Park is less than 15 minutes’ drive away.

Private Rocky Mountain Guest Suite
Estes Park, Colorado, United States
90 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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great place to stay comfortable living space and bed nice shower and sufficient amenities in the kitchenette
beautiful location has a view of the mountains from the bedroom and living room
had more than enough space for us to spread out and get comfortable
the place was clean and cozy
clean with gnu right accommodations
the suite was clean cozy and quiet
as described; very clean and cozy great location
clean and tidy with everything we needed
the host are friendly and responsive
this place is great the host is really nice
the host is hospitable and even shoveled the snow around our parking spot for easier access
the host is very clear with instructions when checking in
our hosts were wonderful -they offered assistance and shoveled the driveway for us
great location for an overnight
located in a cute and quiet neighborhood
a fabulous place to stay near town
a beautiful place to stay very close to rmnp
very comfortable place to stay close to rocky mountain national park
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4. Peaceful Mountain Retreat, Grand Lake (from USD 189)

This cabin on a hill gets visits from curious elk. But, most of the time you can be alone with your thoughts. It has two bedrooms — one with a queen-size bed and another with a bunk bed, therefore can comfortably sleep up to four people. There is a fireplace to keep you toasty during chilly nights, a full kitchen for whipping up meals, laundry facilities, and books and toys for the kids.

The cabin’s numerous windows bring natural light inside. Blackout curtains are on hand if you need to catch up on sleep during the day. The best section of the cabin is the deck, where you can unwind with a glass of wine or two, and take in the Grand Lake views.

Peaceful Mountain Retreat
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spectacular views cozy comfort and easy communication
wonderful place very comfortable with amazing views and very peaceful and serene
the cabin has excellent views and is very cozy- we really enjoyed the fireplace
the cabin was comfortable with amazing views of the lake and surrounding mountains from its many windows
at night the fireplace made it super cozy
would definitely stay again intimate clean cozy
the cabin was clean cute and had everything we needed
the cabin is clean well appointed and had everything we needed to prepare simple meals
it's clean comfortable and has everything you need we highly recommend
the cabin is cozy clean and has amazing views
the owners were helpful
maria is a fantastic host she was super responsive and clear on any instructions
maria was very helpful and quick to respond
maria was very helpful
maria is very responsive if you need anything
the location is beautiful and we were close to everything we needed
great hiking close by
great location nice place for kids
wonderful place great location and walking distance to town and lake
this cabin was in a great location
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5. Simple yet cozy cabin for two, Estes Park (from USD 105)

While staying in this exceptional cabin, don’t be surprised to see elk munching on grass when you open the door to let in the morning sun. This cozy cabin comes with a queen-size bed and one bath. It also a kitchenette and a gas grill, which are perfect for preparing a date night or family meal.

The cabin may look unassuming from the outside, but it is furnished like a suite, so expect clean linen adorning country-style furniture. It is a pet-friendly property, and there’s a grassy area surrounding the cabin, where your furry friend can roam around and stretch.

Cozy Budget Friendly Cabin for 2 people, kitchen, outdoor space with grill
120 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi for being in the woods
we had a great time small space but very cozy and comfy with most everything you need
this cabin was absolutely perfect they had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
this cozy cabin was perfect for our stay in estes
my wife 2yr old and i thought it was the perfect cozy cabin for our vacation
toasty warm and clean
tidy and affordable as well as dog friendly which was exactly what we needed
our stay was wonderful clean cozy and in an awesome location
clean budget friendly and great location
the cabin is cozy clean and great to unwind in after a long day of hiking
the host was very responsive and easy to deal with
estes park is so quaint and charming the owners did everything the could to make us feel welcome
location of cabin is great close to everything a few miles from the rockies entrance
nice stay cute little cabin very close to rmnp
great location if visiting the estes park area
what a cute little cabin at a beautiful and quiet location
great location makes for a quick trip to downtown estes or into rmnp
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6. Two-bedroom cabin near hiking trails, Allenspark (from USD 150)

This two-bedroom cabin in Allenspark has a kitchen, a living room, and a cute front porch, where you can relax and take in the wild beauty surrounding the property. There are a few steps leading up to the main door, and the grounds immediately surrounding the property are uneven. Its location sets you up for hiking adventures nearby.

The interiors are inviting and a stark contrast to the austere exterior. The living room can accommodate six people at any one time, and the home cook can fix simple meals as soon as you’ve stocked the refrigerator. This is a pet-friendly property that accepts long-term tenants.

Hillside Mountain Getaway
139 reviews
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful mountain view right outside the living room window
great location host was responsive and was able to get wifi working for us
cabin is perfect for a short stay and has plenty of room
the couches and beds were also clean and comfortable
cabin is not fancy but was very clean
the cabin is cozy & clean
overall cabin was clean enough and served its purpose
the bathroom was clean and the hot water gets hot but the water pressure isn’t great
diana was a great host and was quick to respond to any questions we had
diana was very responsive and helpful
overall our stay was great diana is very responsive and helpful prior to check in
diana was very responsive during booking and answered all my questions
owner communicates immediately which made our stay even better
close to everything beautiful scenery
great stay beautiful location and close to great trails
great energy awesome location and diana communicated perfectly about everything
loved the location and everything that we had to do near it will definitely be back
the cabin was in an amazing location right by an entrance to rocky mountain state park
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7. Charming guest house with a private patio, Estes Park (from USD 125)

The Rocky Mountain National Park entrance gets busy on the weekends. You can avoid the line of cars by staying in this guest house, which is less than five minutes’ from the park. From this home base, guests will be able to see popular peaks of the majestic Rockies.

Inside the guest house is a heated space for two, with appealing decor and functional appliances, including a microwave, a coffee maker, a fridge, a sofa, and a compact dining set. It also has a private patio with motion sensor lights and an open backyard. If you don’t feel like cooking, there are several restaurants nearby.

Mtn View:Basecamp for Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes Park, Colorado, United States
284 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
everything was super clean and comfortable
inside was very clean and cozy
super clean and cute
this place is awesome very clean quite and peaceful
very clean with everything i needed couldn’t have been more perfect:)
cory and victoria were wonderful hosts
cory and victoria are outstanding host
cory and victoria are amazing hosts
cory and victoria are great host super friendly and helpful
cory and victoria were very responsive and provided us with everything we needed
the location was perfect
easy to get to and the location is ideal
the location was perfect for access to rocky mountain national park
great location close to rocky and very peaceful and quiet
wonderful location to get right in rocky mountain national park and into town of estes
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8. Captivating studio with an indoor fireplace, Boulder (from USD 112)

Tucked in the woods, this studio guarantees utmost privacy to its guests. It has a lovely, queen-size bed, a bathroom, a full kitchen, and wooden furniture. In cold weather, you can cuddle in front of the fireplace. When the snow melts, you can go for fishing or hiking to Boulder Creek, which is located close to the cabin. It also has an outdoor area with barbecue facilities.

Canyon escape - cabin studio with full kitchen #1
Boulder, Colorado, United States
552 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had the pleasure of enjoying many amenities a fireplace and functional kitchens bath and warm bed
the fireplace added a romantic touch the bed was super comfy and we loved all the special touches
this cabin was one of our favorite parts of our trip the cutest and coziest cabin
it's small but very comfortable and a perfect base camp
very clean and absolutely loved having the fire place
cynthia was a great host
the hosts were so thoughtful and it showed
cynthia was so responsive with any recommendations we requested for the area
great hosts will give you as much help or space as you need
(website hidden by airbnb) awesome and hosts are great
it’s in a great location and close to boulder
great location looking forward to returning in the summer
perfect location close to town if needed and still in the mountains
so cool this place was amazing we are saving this to come back in the future to stay longer
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9. Two-bedroom condo with a walk-out patio, Grand Lake (from USD 155)

This two-bedroom condo, offering stunning views of the Rockies, is perfect for a family of four. It has a walk-out patio, where you can sip coffee while staring at a lake surrounded by steep-sloped peaks. Inside, it is a modern condo space with an open concept layout featuring a kitchenette and a living area. When you’re in the mood to visit the town, it takes only five minutes to reach the bustling Grand Lake Boardwalk.

Beautiful 2 BR overlooking Grand Lake & Mountains
131 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from the living room
great place pleasant views from the patio with a fully stocked kitchen
gorgeous views comfortable apartment and good kitchen
comfy beds and a terrific kitchen and shower etc
we loved everything about this place - from the well stocked kitchen to that gorgeous view out the window
very clean and well-stocked condo
the condo was very clean updated and well stocked
the place was super clean with updated bathrooms
the place was very well stocked and quite clean
otherwise nice and clean place and we would definitely stay there again
amber and hash are great hosts
check in was very easy and we had good communication with the owner
unbelievable the location is fantastic
amazing location for some peaceful ambience
great location - close to downtown and rocky mountain national park entrance
close to town and rmnp for adventures
this condo is awesome great location just outside the park and overlooking the beautiful grand lake
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10. Mountain studio with a hot tub, Boulder

What’s a better alternative to a good hotel room? Here is an affordable cabin on the slopes with a back deck and a hot tub for your relaxation. It has three beds, ample closet space, a dining set, and kitchenette appliances.

This meticulously maintained studio is on the ground floor, while the host lives on the second floor and can be easily reached if you’ve any concerns. Betasso Nature Reserve is just a short walk away, where you can indulge in mountain biking and hiking.

Cozy three-bed mountain studio west of Boulder
Boulder, Colorado, United States
53 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the room were amazing
her mountain home was cozy tidy and had the most amazing view
just as described with comfortable beds and a closet
what a wonderful stay in this cozy oasis we loved being in this quiet retreat abutting a nature preserve
the view is amazing the space is nice & comfortable & molly is a great hostess
super comfy beds and very clean
the room itself was very clean
the home was clean and kept up well and the hot tub puts everything over the top
very hospitable and kind people
molly is a great host
molly was a great host too with fast communication and offers of help with whatever we needed
molly was very kind and accomodating
great location to access trails
beautiful location and space super convenient to downtown boulder and close to many beautiful hikes
great stay and great location
beautiful place in a fantastic location
molly’s place was so cute and thoughtful
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Explore Colorado’s wild side

The Colorado Rockies in the northeast region of the state are spectacular and incredibly tall. There are towns nearby that serve as a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. Plus, there are several high-quality accommodations with eye-catching features and spectacular views of the Rockies.

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