10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Emporia, Kansas - Updated 2022


Emporia may not be as popular a tourist destination as some of the bigger cities in the state such as Kansas City and Wichita, but it does have its own charm. Its relatively small size makes for a tighter community and easy access to its different attractions, such as the Old Emporia Public Library, Warren Wesley House, the Keebler-Stone House, and the Granada Theater. It also features a lot of shopping, entertainment, and dining spots. What’s more, its central location also allows travelers to get to the other areas within the state. Check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Emporia, Kansas, if you wish to set up base here while in the state.

1. Historic home close to country club (from USD 169)

Planning to spend a lot of your time in Emporia in and around the country club? If so, this might be the right accommodation for you. The historic home is just across the street from the country club. Its central location will also allow you to access other parts of the city with ease. The rental is furnished with every amenity that you will need to feel right at home, including laundry facilities, a fully furnished kitchen, and HDTV. This house is big enough to accommodate up to 14 people. Be aware, however, that there’s only one bathroom on the property.

Country Club Estate | Disc Golf Paradise | DK Bike
Emporia, Kansas, United States
148 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 8 Beds 14 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
highly recommended for any fan of disc golf
natural light abounds in the living dining and kitchen areas with the open windows everywhere
huge comfy living room area
great communication plenty of space flexible and nice fenced in backyard with comfortable area for outside seating
very clean and well decorated
the house was very clean and thoughtfully decorated
sparkly clean with newer furnishings
the place is really tastefully and attractively decorated and clean
great decor comfortable beds extremely clean
great helpful responses and very accommodating host
jeremy is an awesome host very knowledgeable of the town and things to do
super quick to respond great hospitality so helpful
the host is the best we've ever had through airbnb
jeremy is a responsive and hospitable host would love to come back again
lovely house in a great location
the location was well located and we enjoyed many of the recommendations for local restaurants
perfect place to go to if you love disc golf great location and wonderful home
good parking (just don’t park across the street
absolutely wonderful place to stay great communication adorable house and awesome location for disc golf
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2. Retro home with a swimming pool (from USD 78)

This rental is the perfect accommodation for those who prefer to stay at a place where they feel right at home instead of a soulless hotel room. Architecture lovers will love the octagon theme of the house, while interior design fans will appreciate the retro decor, which are both stylish but also deliver in terms of functionality. The property is furnished with every amenity that guests may need during their stay, and it even comes with its own swimming pool. The house is close to the golf course, as well as shops and restaurants.

Unique Emporia home w/ pool adjoining country club
86 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a nice pool and patio in the backyard
the pool is an incredible benefit and my kids enjoy it until we drag them out
full of amenities clean and comfortable
lots of space and a great back yard with a pool
king bed i used was super comfortable
it was very clean and comfortable
rosemary decorates it beautifully and keeps it so clean and tidy
responsive host and clean house
wonderful as always clean lovely and beautifully decorated for the season
perfect get away for a weekend everything was clean and quaint
the hosts were very nice and attentive
rosemary is so kind and a great host
extraordinary place wonderful host
the host was very responsive and thought of everything to make us feel welcome and comfortable
rosemary the host was very nice and prompt with her responses
great location for disc golf
grocery store was close by easy access to the highway
the central stone column supporting the wooden cathedral ceiling is actually a fireplace
the house was great and the location is perfect
will also make a close nice get away for myself or anyone
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3. Cozy brick cottage (from USD 99)

Don’t let the photos fool you: while this home is cozy, it is more spacious than the conventional cottage, able to accommodate up to nine guests. It also comes equipped with a full kitchen and laundry facilities in case guests want to do their laundry and their own cooking during their stay. Do note that there’s no TV in the house. The downtown area is just a short distance from the property.

Relax and feel at home in the Cozy Brick Cottage
Emporia, Kansas, United States
63 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great little coffee machine and very comfortable bed
the cottage is super cozy and cute
clean charming cozy comfortable cottage with lovely amenities and plenty of space
a great cozy space for our family of 4 for a weekend in emporia
carol keeps a nice clean place
great place very clean very accommodating
the house was clean and more than we expected
carol’s home is sparkling clean well furnished and really comfortable
beautiful house attention to details super clean would recommend to everyone
carol is a very hospitable and welcoming host
carol was a great host and i would recommend to others
a great location near downtown
perfect location had such a great time
it is super close to downtown emporia and it was a great base for our weekend fun
carols place offers a convenient location enough space for the whole family and it is sparkling clean
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4. Duplex apartment within walking distance to the downtown area (from USD 103)

Able to fit up to five people, this duplex is in a central location, situated within walking distance to the downtown area of Emporia, as well as a number of restaurants and shops. The house is fully furnished and comes with a full kitchen. Each of its rooms comes with a TV so you don’t need to worry about anyone fighting over the remote control. Cleaning supplies are also provided for guests’ convenience.

2 BR/2 BA apt new modern one level duplex near ESU
64 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super clean lots of space good wifi plenty of parking
excellent place to stay very comfortable and super clean great communication
host was super accommodating and very quick with communication
this was a great find a real gem close to everything and the host is fabulous
great little place conveniently located
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5. Historic home with remodeled furnishings (from USD 199)

This property gives its guests the best of both worlds: a facade that recalls the architecture of homes from days long gone and modern furnishings that are stylish as they are functional. The master bedroom comes with an en suite bathroom. The house itself has a full kitchen and a laundry room. The downtown area is accessible on foot from here. Be aware that the train station is just two blocks away from here, so it is possible that you may hear the sound of the trains passing by.

Brickside Beds
Emporia, Kansas, United States
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
brickside beds was truly remarkable
i definitely plan to visit brickside beds again
chris's home was set up wonderfully for our stay and the place was immaculately clean
host is very nice we loved the large kitchen and backyard space for entertaining
chris was responsive and thoughtful and made sure our stay was easy
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6. Newly renovated home close to the Emporia State University (from USD 155)

Those who have business at or near the Emporia State University may want to set up base here because of its proximity to this location. The three-bedroom house, which can accommodate up to eight people, was recently renovated and comes with a fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. A crib is also provided for guests’ use, as are some bicycles, should they wish to explore the neighborhood. The host also offers some cookies to welcome those who will be staying here.

Cute Emporia House - Mins to Downtown & ESU!
Emporia, Kansas, United States
27 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
other neighbors were also really friendly and welcoming
highly recommend this location and host
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7. Spacious guesthouse close to Jones Park and the country club (from USD 192)

This house, which can accommodate up to four people, is located near Jones Park and the country club. The rental comes with its own kitchen, which is great for those who prefer preparing their own meals. Tea, coffee, and breakfast bars are provided by the host as a perk. Guests can access the swimming pool for an additional fee.

Country Club neighborhood Casita/pool house
9 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
clean spacious guest house private stocked with toiletries tea coffee breakfast bars
great little place very close to town
beautiful home and location
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8. Cozy home close to the downtown (from USD 65)

This rental is the epitome of a home, from its furnishings to its decor, which makes this a great option for those who prefer staying at properties that make them feel cozy and comfortable. If you want to prepare your own food, the house comes with its own kitchen, otherwise, there are restaurants within the vicinity that you can head to enjoy your meals. The downtown area is just a short driving distance from the house. This house can fit up to five people.

Sunflower House
Emporia, Kansas, United States
41 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 3 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning and ceiling fans keep the temperature perfectly comfortable
a/c was amazing after the warm and humid days outside
close to local amenities & a good comfortable house
the sunflower house is a beautiful comfortable little home with all the amenities of home
the beds are so comfortable
very clean house in quite neighborhood
super clean charming home with great character
sally keeps the house very clean and it has such a welcoming atmosphere
lovely bungalow that was clean and comfortable
clean house and great location
sally our host was very gracious and accommodating
it felt like home away from home and sally was very helpful throughout the booking process
sally was great and very helpful
the location is super close to downtown and campus
the location was perfect for us and close to an event we attended at esu
the sunflower house is a perfect place to stay when visiting the flinthills region of kansas
comfortable and clean place to stay close to down town area
the sunflower house is a great place to stay
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9. Cute bungalow for five

This rental is perfect for those who value peaceful surroundings, as this house is located in a quiet neighborhood that is nonetheless close to all the main streets of Emporia. The rental has practical amenities such as a kitchen, a barbecue grill, and laundry facilities. Those who are planning to bring their dogs to Emporia need not look further than this pet-friendly property.

Cute Bungalow
17 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
heather is a gracious host who made us feel right at home
host was awesome and the place is exactly as advertised
great location one mile from downtown emporia
a great house close to downtown emporia
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10. Studio apartment with mod cons

This rental provides an alternative to solo and duo travelers if they want to stay somewhere more comfortable and furnished than the usual bedroom for rent. This accommodation offers an array of amenities, including a full kitchen and a smart TV, as well as access to laundry facilities. What’s more, it’s also conveniently located near a grocery store, a shopping center, and a few gas stations. Linens and towels are also made available for guests’ use.

The Perfect Apartment—All the Right Touches
Emporia, Kansas, United States
71 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the studio apartment is amazingly comfortable
the apartment also has a cute little balcony and a big window
it was exactly as described - a very comfortable space
i highly recommend booking your stay at shelly’s studio apartment
clean smelling and convenient
everything was clean and comfortable
the house was freshly cleaned and smelled fresh
the place was clean and the bed was very comfortable
the room was clean cozy and had a homey feel
she was incredibly helpful and responded to my questions quickly
shelly is a great host
shelly is definitely a super host and responded quickly to any questions we had
great place to stay friendly host ready to help and support with anything
shelly was a very responsive and helpful host
super location next to a beautiful park
we recommend this location and would stay here again
what a great location we came to play disc golf and jones park is walking distance from the apartment
the location was great and i enjoyed working out at the park every morning
awesome place to stay with a great location in emporia
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Find comfortable accommodations in the heart of Kansas

Because of its central location, setting up base in Emporia is a good idea if you’re planning on exploring what the state of Kansas has to offer. Choose from these Airbnb vacation rentals and guarantee yourself a comfortable accommodation while in the Sunflower State.

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