10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Florence, Alabama - Updated 2024

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The quaint city of Florence, Alabama is a treat to the eyes. Tourists visit Florence to soak in its history and culture which is available in abundance. Visit the historic downtown area and you will find numerous museums to explore and some of the exciting things to do in Florence. The city also has a large student population because of the University of North Alabama. Airbnb has a lot of available properties in Florence, Alabama. In this city, you can find peace and quiet, as well as exciting neighborhoods and great restaurants. That’s why Airbnb accommodations in Florence can be very different from one another. Discover your unique options in this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Florence, Alabama.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 06, 2024.

1. Well-located guesthouse with private outdoor pool (from USD 59)

This beautiful guesthouse is located just four minutes’ from the University of North Alabama. The campus is a great place to visit for tourists. The apartment is very close to downtown Florence which has many cafes, restaurants, and shopping centers. Some of the amenities include air conditioning, cable TV, essential toiletries, a kitchen and a pretty cool pool to enjoy during the summer. Another strong point of this great vacation rental is the host, Chase who will make you feel at home and is always available to answer all of your questions.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
9.1 km (5.7 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
357 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amenities like a/c and heater basic kitchenware comfy furniture and a brochure with area info were thoughtful touches
the coffee and sodas were a nice touch and the bed was great
the apartment was absolutely perfect and exceeded all my expectations
big tv private entrance and parking space were nice too
the bed is super comfy and i loved the roll top bath
very clean and quiet neighborhood
very clean and spacious room
very clean spacious and comfortable
it was very clean cozy and homey
the place was clean & stylish
chase was a great host
chase was super responsive
chase was incredibly responsive anytime i had any questions and provided me great recommendations
the host was extremely responsive and helpful
last chase was very communicative and provided a very helpful list of restaurant and activity recommendations
great location to una campus and downtown
to walk downtown was very easy
very nice and great location
fantastic place great location and value
the location is excellent just minutes from the historic downtown and the university
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2. Two-bedroom unit with a spacious backyard

What a beautiful house! The Edison House has an authentic Alabama feel with all the modern amenities you need for your comfort. Guests can enjoy the amazing green spaces the property has to offer, like the garden and the patio, or one can unwind with a glass of wine by the indoor fireplace. The location is great for those who want to explore the University of North Alabama and also for those who want to taste the local cuisine since there is a great range of local restaurants nearby.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
8.98 km (5.6 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
206 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy place with great amenities
great suggestions for restaurants in town (odettes el pollito loco turbo coffee big bad breakfast) very uber friendly
both rooms had comfortable beds and tv's
all tvs have apple tv which was really nice
awesome large tvs in both bedrooms and the family room
very comfortable and clean
it’s clean cozy and has extra touches that not all hosts do
very clean and we enjoyed our stay here we would stay again
awesome place in florence very convenient clean and quite
offering to come clean the unit the following morning & send a repairman
hosts very generous with allowing us full use of the home
the hosts provide excellent local recommendations for food and entertainment
hosts were easy to communicate with and their tips and guides made rediscovering florence easy and fun
morning coffee provided by the host on the front porch was our favorite
they were helpful and quick to respond when we asked to extend our stay
cute touches everywhere close proximity to everything
perfect location for us
nice and cozy place close to downtown
neat place and great location
great location close to university of northern alabama and the downtown area
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3. Romantic retreat best for couples (from USD 76)

There is only one word to describe this vacation rental - stunning! This place is always sparkling clean and has a romantic feel to it that makes it perfect for couples who are looking for a relaxing weekend. The Nonesuch Guesthouse has a spacious two-car enclosed garage, which is pretty unique for an Airbnb. It also has a spacious bedroom with a king-sized bed and a newly renovated bathroom, which will make you want to take several showers a day! This unique place in downtown Florence is super close to great restaurants and exciting nightlife options for those who want to party all night long.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
8.27 km (5.2 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
278 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
other perks: books plenty of movies excellent wifi and a robust bluetooth speaker
as did the blazing strong wifi
katie’s florence apartment was the perfect fit for my 2 days here
the king-sized bed is super comfortable with lots of fluffy pillows and a firm high-quality mattress
also big bad breakfast around the corner had the best avocado toast i had ever had :)
spotlessly clean and very quiet
very clean and homey stay
very clean and private
so clean and nicely decorated
sparkling clean
host was helpful and quick to respond
easy to communicate with host
katie the owner was very responsive to my questions as a first time airbnb user
it is in a beautiful neighborhood and the host is very reliable and quick with her responses
very responsive and very pleasant to speak with
perfect location - by university and walking distance to everything
great location to una
the location is a very short walk from the beautiful alabama northern university
excellent style and wonderful location
walking distance to all of the cute shops restaurants and bars downtown yet quiet and restful
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4. Fully furnished vacation rental for small groups (from USD 76)

This cute guest house is located in historic downtown Florence. It is nicely decorated in pastel colors that will make you feel completely relaxed. It has free parking and a convenient laptop-friendly workspace in case you need to get some work done. The guest house can accommodate up to four people. It has a private entrance and two bicycles that guests can use whenever they want to go around the city for a little adventure. This property is located near a scenic route that will take you to local restaurants and stylish boutiques.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
7.73 km (4.9 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
223 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed high speed internet good air conditioning plenty of hot water
great comfortable space with great amenities and communication
the picture show you how utterly slick it is yet very comfortable
very clean and comfortable
it was impeccably clean and inviting
super clean spacious and modern
very clean comfortable and well setup
the space was clean and comfortable and erika was very responsive to our communication while there
my husband and i thoroughly enjoyed our short stay here and our host was so quick to respond
also erika was a perfect host very helpful and responsive
erika is a great host and keeps us feeing appreciated
erika is on top of everything and extremely helpful
erika was responsive and welcoming
close to a friendly downtown area
amazing place within walking distance of everything
easy walking distance to nearby restaurants and bars
the location was great for walking to really good restaurants
the guest house is located centrally and is within walking distance of all some excellent restaurants
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5. Cozy carriage house best for solo travelers

The Carriage House is a fantastic place to stay with your partner or by yourself for a short getaway and forget the stress of the city. There is a private driveway, an outdoor flagstone patio and a keypad entry to the house - so the interaction with the host is minimum. However, if you need anything, Caleb, the super host is always a phone call away. This sweet house is located in downtown Florence, so it’s just a few steps from the University of North Alabama’s campus and a short walk from music venues, wine bars, nightlife and so much more.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
9.14 km (5.7 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
761 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed overhead fan to keep the air flowing and small kitchenette
i appreciated the full size ironing board and blow dryer
nicely decorated lots of amenities and very comfortable
very comfortable bed warm shower coffee maker and fridge
great cozy location peaceful awesome sitting area out front for coffee and a drink
clean comfortable and quiet
it was clean and comfy
clean comfortable and well appointed
everything was super clean and comfortable
caleb’s carriage house is charming clean and safe
the host was very responsive to my requests
the host was great about getting back with me when i had questions
host is very communicative and responsive to guest needs
caleb was an excellent host and quick to respond to any questions i had
very responsive and respectable host
easy location to everything around the university
what a cute venue close to downtown
in a great location just a short walk from downtown
super close to downtown
loved the space and the location it was right by the university in a beautiful little neighborhood
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6. Pet-friendly townhouse with backyard (from USD 95)

Anyone would be happy to live in this gorgeous home! It has a large dining area and a fully equipped kitchen where you can have an amazing family cook-off. If you love fishing, this is the right place for you since the home has a large carport where you can store your boat and fishing equipment. You have access to the entire property so you can enjoy their spacious deck and back yard with no worries! The Dixie is closed to the best restaurants and just across the river from Muscle Shoals, which is the ‘Recording Capital of the World’. The hosts are animal lovers so they do accept pets for an additional fee of 50 USD, per pet. They use the payment to treat the house and the yard and make it pet-friendly.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
8.71 km (5.5 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
295 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but the large screen tv and roku options are a nice feature
the tv is via roku so perfect for watching netflix or other streaming services
a cozy spot for 2-4 folks ready to relax and stay home
the dressing room was a great touch and so roomy
the bedrooms were beautifully decorated and beds were super comfy we enjoyed all the comforts of home
clean and well appointed
everything was clean and nicely decorated
everything was clean and beautifully decorated
house was clean and comfortable
it was very clean and decorated tastefully
stephanie and jan are wonderful hosts
our host was great and she communicated well
the dixie is a perfect place and the hosts are the very best
super responsive and nice owners
jan was very helpful and extremely responsive to all of our questions
nice place close to the lake and university
great location to historic florence
also close to great restaurants
very peaceful neighborhood and close to town
great place and great location
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7. Bungalow with a screened-in back porch (from USD 77)

This is a cozy bungalow with a bohemian decor located in a quiet neighborhood. We guarantee you are going to fall in love with the big back yard and the screened-in back porch where you can relax all by yourself. This place is all about nature and it’s pretty close to the Tennessee River and Marriott Shoals. It doesn’t get more Alabama than this! If you are looking for a night out you are just a 10-minute drive to the downtown area where you can go dancing or dining. This place is truly a gem!

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Florence, Alabama, United States
11.06 km (6.9 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
145 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi awesome water pressure comfortable screened porch for lounging
a nicely decorated cottage quiet neighborhood thoughtful amenities comfortable and homey
3) the bed is amazingly comfortable
cozy little place with a relaxed vibe and great space to sit and do your makeup/hair before going out
very clean place and in a quiet neighborhood
quaint and cozy very clean
clean cosy and it really has everything you need for a nice stay
the screened in porch is amazing the whole place was very clean and definitely met all expectations
very clean full of everything you need for a trip down south
thank you for being a great host we look forward to staying again
very cool style here the host has good taste
thoughtful touches abound and the owner is super friendly and communicative
fantastic little delight we loved every second great host and great little house thank you again
phoebe was very helpful and quick to respond
nice place conveniently close to downtown
super cute and comfortable place in a convenient location
great house in a super convenient location
the location is great just a short drive from shopping and restaurants
the neighbors are sweet and the location is perfect for a quick trip to downtown
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8. Modern flat with a fully equipped kitchen

Are you looking for an amazing place with a classy vintage feel? Look no more because this is it! Built around 1900, this historic flat has a charming fireplace, a large closet and all the kitchen essentials to prep a quick meal before you decide to explore Florence. Catherine’s Corner is a short stroll to downtown and the Billy Reid store, where you can shop for hours, in case you need some retail therapy. The host, Catherine, has great recommendations for you to experience this city as the locals do. We guarantee you will love this place!

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Florence, Alabama, United States
8.71 km (5.5 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
116 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress was quite comfortable too
the bed was incredibly comfortable
very nice furnishings comfortable bed everything you need for a visit away from home
the place is charming roomy and comfortable
we loved catherine’s cozy place in the historic district of the lovely town of florence
very clean and quiet
very clean and peaceful
clean private and very nice
the house was clean and well equipped
clean and cozy place in florence
host was extremely helpful and kind
she was helpful when needed
catherine is a great host highly recommend
catherine was so thoughtful quick to respond and kind
would love to stay again great communications with the host
wonderful place located close to the university
great neighborhood in easy walking distance to downtown
the location was really great
great location in a historic neighborhood
easy walking distance to una campus and downtown
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9. Single-level home

This adorable tiny house has a ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’ inspired theme with pictures of Audry Hepburn decorating the walls. This property is a short walk to downtown where you can find the coolest local bars and music. It is also close to the Florence Public Library and Braly Stadium, which is great if you are an American football fan and want to catch a thrilling game while in Florence. The hosts provide free parking and guests can check themselves into the home with a door code. The house has one bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed. A sleeper sofa is also available to accommodate an extra guest.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
8.58 km (5.4 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
96 reviews  
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Stone cottage with a large backyard

The Sherrod Cottage feels like a home away from home. It is an exquisitely furnished house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms and can accommodate five people comfortably. The cottage is just a few blocks from the University of North Alabama and downtown Florence. You won’t get a better location than this. The rental even has a laptop-friendly workspace. There is a neat gas barbecue grill, which is perfect for a family day, an outside patio space and a large fenced backyard where guests can get tan while drinking a cold margarita.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
9.29 km (5.8 mi) from Helen Keller Birthplace
16 reviews  
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

You have to go to Florence, Alabama

Florence has everything you ever wanted in a vacation. You can go to Helen Keller’s home, where you can take a tour of the place or if you are looking to connect with Mother Nature we recommend you visit McFarland Park for camping and the Wilson Lake for fishing. In Florence, Alabama, boat rentals and water adventures are also abundant, thanks to the Tennessee River. So, what are you waiting for? Book one of our recommended Airbnb vacation rentals and start planning your Florence itinerary today!

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