Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Elgin, Illinois

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Only 38 miles (61.2 km) northwest of Chicago, Elgin is a city that started as an agricultural and manufacturing hub. Now one of the fastest growing cities in Illinois, Elgin offers scenic parks, museums, and a wide range of recreational activities that only a small number of suburbs can give. You can visit Fox River Trail and ride a bike while taking in marvelous views of Elgin. You can drop by Elgin History Museum as well if you want to know more about the city’s culture and traditions. Elgin is also a famous destination for travelers who want to see architecture and landmarks from the Victorian era. Find a good accommodation the next time you are visiting Elgin, so you can experience what this city has to offer. Scroll down to see the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Elgin, Illinois.

1. Gorgeous guesthouse with an arcade room (from USD 478)

Only minutes away from NOW Arena, this beautiful apartment features all the games and technology you will ever need while on vacation. It has three full bathrooms and five sleeping areas–two bedrooms with king-sized beds, two bedrooms with queen-sized beds. It also features a living room with a sleeper sofa and an air mattress and a fully equipped, modern kitchen complete with spices and different cooking oils and a dishwasher. Laundry facilities and toiletries are provided. Aside from the seven cable TVs with Netflix and Prime video access and over fifty board games that guests are free to use, there is an arcade room that offers seven gaming options. A pool table, a ping pong table, and a deck are other amenities you can enjoy during your stay here.

Elgin FHS Rental - Greenridge Rd
Elgin, Illinois, United States
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 7 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very spacious place and clean
Location:
this place is awesome great location and the house is beautiful inside and out
i’ll surely book this place again if i need too
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2. Vibrant townhouse for six guests (from USD 199)

Designed with different colored furniture that is paired beautifully with wooden ones, this three-bedroom townhouse that can host six guests is vibrant but homey at the same time. With one king-sized and two queen-sized beds, it is the perfect accommodation for groups who want to have a comfortable stay and restful sleep during their holiday. Bonding with your family or friends here will be memorable because of the huge TV in the family room and the board games that are available for use. The house also offers a well-equipped kitchen, a washer, a dryer, and a bathtub. Chicago O'Hare International Airport, NOW Arena, and Woodfield Mall are a few minutes away from the rental.

Modern Lagoon 3br entire TH sleeps 6. King bed
Elgin, Illinois, United States
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
place was clean and as advertised
very clean and comfortable home
very clean comfy and great communication
exceptionally clean well appointed and convenient location
very comfortable and ultra clean
Host:
the host was also very very helpful
host was awesome and made everything even more pleasant
great place to stay amazing host
such an amazing host who is quick to respond and very sincere
really nice host kept in contact and responded quickly every time
Location:
wonderful open space close enough to the city
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3. Fully furnished abode with a Smart bed (from USD 100)

If you are looking for an accommodation that takes your comfort seriously, then you will want to consider booking this place. This abode includes a Smart bed that senses your movements and offers firmness you can adjust according to your preference. With this kind of amenity, a comfortable sleep is surely what you’ll be having every night. There is a kitchen if you want a home-cooked meal and a bathtub in the bathroom for you to enjoy during your downtime. The rental is just a train ride away from Chicago and within reach of restaurants, shopping areas, grocery stores, art exhibits, and biking and walking trails. The bus and train stations are also nearby. If you are bringing a car, there is a designated parking space.

Train ride to Chicago! Quick walk to everything!
39 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was equipped with all that was needed (utensils wise) to make food which was great
Cleanliness:
this place was adorable very clean cozy and trendy
clean quiet and safe apartment as reflected in the photos
wonderful spot comfortable and clean fast responses and close to the train
washing machine and dryer are clean and convenient
Host:
owners live next door and are very communicative yet respect privacy
Location:
such a great find the location was perfect with easy access to the train and expressway
i enjoyed walking to downtown and along the river
elgin has it's draws and the place is an easy drive or train ride away from chicago
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4. Restored Victorian haven in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 201)

This exquisitely restored house takes you back to the Victorian era with its gorgeous woodworks, stained glass windows, and period furniture. Located in a quiet, residential neighborhood, it is the perfect place for couples, families, or groups of friends who want to take a breather. It is a four-bedroom haven that features a formal dining room that can host six guests and a living room with an HDTV and provides a washer and a dryer. A private backyard, dual-decker porches, and a sitting area in the basement are available for guests who want to have a great and relaxing time. Do not forget to bring your own slippers or a pair of clean shoes, as the hosts do not allow outside shoes inside the beautiful home.

Dream Historic Home! Charmingly Restored Victorian
Elgin, Illinois, United States
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is updated and modern and pretty much everything else had an antique flavor
Host:
the hosts go above and beyond to make sure you have everything you need
bob was extremely responsive and an all around wonderful host
host was fantastic and responsive i highly recommend don't delay in booking
bob was also very helpful with ideas for things to do and places to eat
Location:
we loved the short walk to the river and downtown
the house is in an excellent location close by the town centre and local restaurants and bars
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5. Victorian apartment near Downtown Elgin (from USD 90)

Not only does this apartment have a lot of character with its stained glass windows, decorative fireplaces, and hardwood floors, but it also has an interesting history. It was built in the year 1884 for a judge. It is a one-bedroom home for three guests that features and provides a fully equipped kitchen, complimentary Wi-Fi, bath essentials, and a designated working area, which make it perfect for guests who are looking for a long-term accommodation. Street parking is available too for guests who will be driving to Elgin. Downtown Elgin, where you can visit a variety of shops and restaurants, is just blocks away.

Sherwood House
37 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house is super charming spacious and clean
Host:
tom was a great host easy going
tom is a fantastic host who went above and beyond ensuring my 12 night stay was enjoyable
tom was easy to communicate with and very accommodating
Location:
great location near to lamplight equestrian center
walking distance from train station right into the city the floors in this place are so cool
nice place would book again if i’m in the area
great place to stay
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6. Three-bedroom retreat with a patio (from USD 75)

This three-bedroom guesthouse can accommodate six guests. It is equipped with all the essentials for a comfortable stay. It has a warm ambiance, bedrooms with ample space, and a cozy living room that will make you feel at home. A kitchen is available, so you can cook your favorite meals. There is also a patio and a backyard where you can enjoy a good book or simply breathe in the fresh air and enjoy the scenery. The rental also has a TV, a washer, a dryer, free Wi-Fi, and an air conditioner.

Moms Place
Elgin, Illinois, United States
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
michelle’s place was very clean and she was very helpful
this is a wonderful space easy to got to quiet and very clean and comfortable
everything is very clean and you can use everything in your home
Host:
michelle very kind and attentive
a kind hostess goes out her way for your needs
Location:
it is the best option if you are looking for a comfortable place with a good location
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7. Victorian sanctuary with a library (from USD 395)

This house has stood the test of time, and it continues to exude an old-world charm while staying relevant, which is reflected in its modern designs. While staying here, you will have plenty of outdoor activities to engage in, such as walking to the river, dining at restaurants, hanging out in playgrounds, visiting the library, and exploring the city center. The train station to Chicago is also just a walk or bike ride away. Kids are welcome here, as the house features a separate play room and provides two baby cribs, two toddler beds, play units, and two high chairs. For the adults, there is a library and a study, a spacious backyard, and a charcoal grill.

Victorian House 3000SF near Chicago
30 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning is wonderful
the cell phone reception and wifi access were great
Cleanliness:
our experience was perfect the historic home was clean comfortable and interesting
beautiful inlaid hardwood floors - lovely touches - great washer and dryer - clean and comfortable beds
Host:
thanks justin for being an awesome host
host always made sure we were taken care of
kind regards karen
this is a beautiful home owned by kind and generous people
the owners clearly love their home and are very very easy to communicate with
Location:
great house and convenient location
quiet and friendly neighborhood
i would definitely highly recommend the place if someone is planning to visit elgin
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8. Private bedroom with yoga room access

This private room with a double bed can host two guests. It is close to highways, hospitals, and shopping and dining spots. A yoga room is available for travelers who do not want to miss their yoga practice. Those who are new to yoga are also welcome, as guided classes are offered here too. Guests will also get to enjoy a light breakfast prepared by the hosts. Complimentary Wi-Fi, a washer, a dryer, bath essentials, and free parking are available as well. For those who want to do a little shopping, The Arboretum of South Barrington is just seven minutes away.

The Zen House
Elgin, Illinois, United States
5 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they had fresh flowers on my bedside table
evening happy hour morning breakfast (both accompanied with an impressive food/drink spread) and even guided yoga
my room was very nice and the bed was extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
both the house and our room were clean cozy and quiet
Host:
absolutely loved my stay extremely friendly fun hosts and a very very comfortable bed
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9. Elgin, a city with great history

Elgin is not only famous for being home to world-class art and entertainment, but it is also known for having a rich culture and outstanding architecture that dates back to the Victorian era. With numerous activities available for tourists all year round, it is a great place to explore. The next time you are planning to go on vacation with your family or friends, consider visiting Elgin and book one of these top vacation homes.

10. Lovely hideaway in a peaceful subdivision

Located in a peaceful subdivision, this lovely hideaway is the ideal vacation home for groups who are looking for an escape from city life. Since it is the primary residence of the hosts, you will find yourself enjoying spacious dining and sleeping rooms, Wi-Fi access, and free parking spots. All the available equipment, such as the slow cooker, Instant Pot, Kitchen Aid mixer, and food processor, will make preparing a freshly cooked meal a hassle-free task. There are also plenty of spaces where you can either relax on your own or spend time with the group such as the deck with a fire pit and barbecue grill and a separate office with barn doors. A tree fort, a swing set, and a large toy closet are available too for kids who are on holiday.

Chicago is a train ride away!
Elgin, Illinois, United States
3 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extra large dining room was a perfect place to have family meals and play games together
Cleanliness:
everything was in excellent shape and very clean
Host:
the owner was extremely prompt to the questions i had regarding location nearby attractions and amenities
Location:
great place to stay
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Minimalist house with a private balcony

This minimalist, industrial home with three levels is made for guests who want a clean, fuss-free accommodation. It comes with a deck on the first level, a balcony overlooking the pond, lush weeping willows, and different board games, so quality time with your family or friends will be even more special. If you need to wash your clothes during your stay, laundry facilities are also available. A play area for young kids is just across the street, which makes the place perfect for guests who will be traveling with their children. The house is only minutes away from eateries, bars, and breweries.

Stylish Townhome- End Unit Overlooking Pond- Elgin
Elgin, Illinois, United States
13 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
spacious clean and quiet
quiet and clean area of town
great hospitality extremely clean house
Host:
he was also very kind to send an item that was forgotten
shaylon was a very helpful and responsive host
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