Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ellensburg, Washington - Updated 2023

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Set in the gorgeous Kittitas County in Washington State is Ellensburg, a small city with a big heart. Ellensburg is a typical American city but with the addition of a historic downtown that features lovely structures. Today, these buildings house brewpubs, cute cafes, and vintage stores, and the city is a very popular place to explore for culture vultures. But that’s not all. The city is home to Ellensburg Rodeo, the state’s largest rodeo venue, some excellent wineries, and a host of museums. What’s more, it is a haven for those who love the outdoors, with the Yakima River, Cascade Mountains, and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, which all offer plenty of activities, such as hiking, fishing, and camping. Clearly, staying at a vacation rental for a few days is a great way to explore the city. To that end, check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Ellensburg, Washington.

1. Stylish penthouse with an open plan (from USD 105)

Discerning travellers who don’t mind splurging on their Ellensburg vacation will love this penthouse, a stylish and light-filled place right in the heart of downtown. An open-plan living/kitchen area welcomes you within, with a comfortable couch and a kitchen full of appliances for cooking meals. Sliding doors lead to one bedroom right from the living room.

Up a flight of stairs lies the master bedroom, complete with an ensuite bathroom. Right outside the living room sits a large patio with an al fresco area and barbecue facilities for grilling. All in all, the rental is an excellent base for exploring the city.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
710 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

2. Charming residence from the 1930s (from USD 98)

Step back in time at this historic house from the 1930s that is right in the heart of Ellensburg. If you love tranquillity, then this home that lies on a quiet bikeway is perfect. A large living/dining space welcomes you within, complete with a TV, a comfortable couch, and a swanky kitchen. Right outside the living room lies the private patio, which is perfect for morning coffees and evening glasses of wine.

The queen-sized bed in the bedroom is as comfortable as it gets. The property also comes with a spotless ensuite bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower and a fenced backyard with gorgeous landscaping, which is the cherry on top.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
281 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch were very comfortable and the place heated up quickly when the heater was on
there was a good kitchen knife pots/pans coffee maker dishes/silverware roku tv etc
the backyard has a nice patio table for hanging out and is pretty well maintained
comfortable space with a great backyard
it was super comfortable and had everything we needed
extremely clean and nice
loved how updated clean and contemporary the house was
very clean and highly recommended
her place was very clean and comfortable
need i say more? clean convenient dog friendly
host was so kind and helpful
the host was easy to reach and a good communicator
excellent host
people around town were very friendly
hildur was a great host and easy to communicate with
the location is perfect - close to downtown
the location was perfect
cute quaint house in a great downtown location
nice quiet location that felt safe and still walking distance to downtown shops
the house was so cute and super close to all (within walking distance)
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3. One-bedroom guest house with canyon views (from USD 93)

Located slightly south of the city is this charming one-bedroom home in Yakima River Canyon. The brand-new home features a spacious living room and a full kitchen for cooking meals that are either simple or lavish. Relish your meals on the comfortable sofa in the living room while watching Netflix on the Smart TV. Evenings are for enjoying a barbecue on the covered porch while gazing at spectacular views of the canyon. At night, retire to the cosy bedroom.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
228 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

4. Lovely duplex suite for five (from USD 79)

Close to Downtown Ellensburg, this spacious duplex suite, which is part of a large home, comes with one queen-sized and three single beds. It can accommodate up to five adults, making it a great base for a group getaway. The well-equipped kitchenette is a great spot to whip up meals; it’s equipped with coffee makers for a fresh brew. There is a chic bathroom and a living room with a gas fireplace that makes for a cosy place to relax.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
258 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

5. Top-floor sanctuary with two bedrooms (from USD 106)

If you love unique and swanky homes, then this top-floor sanctuary of a duplex is perfect. Featuring two bedrooms with two queen-sized beds, the rental also has a full-sized bath to make your vacation as comfortable as possible. Moreover, a fully equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking meals. Dig into meals in the living room with a fireplace while watching movies on the large flat-screen TV. Of course, the views here are absolutely beautiful.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
755 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room has the most plush comfortable recliner sofa that reclines all the way flat
great home cozy stay and has great amenities
it had a nicely appointed kitchen and the stacked washer & dryer laundry units made it very convenient
the kitchen is very well appointed new appliances
there’s a lot of space and the beds are super comfortable the neighborhood is safe and quiet
clean house and quiet neighborhood
everything was very clean beds were comfortable
house was clean and communication was excellent
clean and easy check in
the house was clean cool and comfortable
the host is awesome and very communicative
host responsive and helpful
the house is cozy and the host is very nice
the hosts were quick to respond to questions and had the place sparkling clean
great spot great accommodations and great price hosts rock
this cute house is in the heart of ellensburg close to downtown and shopping
great location in a nice town
a great place to take a break from our family road trip on a hot summer day
not far from downtown nice to walk around the neighborhood and explore
great home close to town
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6. Sleek studio in a historic building (from USD 116)

There’s no better place to stay in Downtown Ellensburg than this sleek studio, which sits in the historic 1889 Kleinberg building. In fact, the rental is now featured on the National Register of Historic Places. It is styled tastefully with a living/sleeping area with a top-quality queen-sized bed and two comfortable armchairs for sitting and enjoying a cup of coffee or tea.

The free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TV take care of all your entertainment needs while the well-equipped, modern kitchen allows you to whip up everything, from simple to lavish meals. Anytime you’re not in the mood to eat out, you can stay indoors.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
140 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

7. Cute one-bedroom ranch with a backyard (from USD 98)

If you love older homes with character, then you’ll love this cute one-bedroom ranch. The spacious home lies amongst lovely hay fields, just minutes from Downtown Ellensburg, and it has cows and chickens in the backyard. A full kitchen and a bathroom will make your stay as comfortable as it can get.

During summer, you can pick fresh raspberries from the yard and enjoy them with the breakfast offered by the hosts. Think of a hearty spread of a continental breakfast that includes farm-fresh eggs and delicious coffee. A queen-sized and two single beds are suitable for up to four people while the living room with a TV is a great place to chill out together.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
452 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

8. Luxurious yurt for glamping (from USD 105)

How about going glamping in a beautiful countryside setting? This excellent yurt sits just minutes from Downtown Ellensburg, and it is a great base for those who love the outdoors. While it’s less of a vacation rental and more of a high-class tent, the place doesn’t skimp on any amenities that you will need for a comfortable stay.

For instance, the tent not only features a bathroom with a clawfoot tub for unwinding but also a full kitchen for cooking meals. You can use the coffee maker to whip up a delicious brew that you can enjoy in the patio, complete with lovely views. A queen-sized bed, two floor mattresses, and a sofa are suitable for up to five adults.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
158 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

9. Romantic cottage with a loft bedroom (from USD 140)

Travellers looking for a cosy retreat in Ellensburg will love this one-bedroom cottage with a quaint loft bedroom that is perfect for romance. It’s a serene place to relax, and it has a pretty living room with a cable TV and Wi-Fi for when you want to watch a movie on the loveseat.

Despite there being a well-equipped kitchen, the hosts offer a delectable light breakfast, which includes rolls or muffins from the local bakery. Rounding up the amenities is the free parking for one vehicle.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
116 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

10. Enchanting Ellensburg

Whether you love history and culture, the great outdoors or are simply looking for a laid-back vacation, Ellensburg is the place for you. The vacation rentals in this lovely city are excellent, and they cater to a whole lot of travellers. Select one of the best homes for an exciting holiday.

Historic haven with a full kitchen (from USD 160)

Just a couple of blocks from Downtown Ellensburg lies this one-bedroom home. Tucked on a quiet boulevard with almost no traffic, the rental is a great place for a tranquil stay right in the heart of the city. This haven dates back to the 1930s, and you can see old-world references throughout. To make it more comfortable, the open-plan property also has a full kitchen with all modern appliances and even a full bath.

A queen-sized bed, a sofa bed, and an air mattress are great for up to four people. What’s more, the living room even has a Smart TV for enjoying meals while watching a movie. Mornings and evenings are best spent in the cosy patio with a hot brew or a cold beverage.

Ellensburg, Washington, United States
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great time (again) in ellensburg and the ellensburg cottage is comfortable clean well-appointed quiet and relaxing
the bed is comfortable and the kitchen was stocked with all we needed to cook
john’s place was great beautiful touches in a cozy studio house
clean and quiet
it was very clean and had everything we needed for the long weekend
very comfortable and clean and the kitchen is well-equipped and very big
the cottage was clean cute and everything i could have asked for
this cottage is clean cozy incredibly well appointed we had a lovely and very relaxing time
john was very responsive to my questions and made sure everything went smoothly
host was always available and very kind
john was a great host and very responsive
definitely recommend staying here the host was extremely helpful and timely
we didn't communicate much with john but when we needed to he was quick friendly and accommodating
great location and quiet neighborhood
such a cute cozy place
good location and easy to get around town
we had a great time staying here the location was great- close to restaurants and great walks and hikes
in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood
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