Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Girdwood, Alaska - Updated 2021

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Girdwood, the resort town in Alaska, is popular with locals and tourists alike. The town may not be as massive as other cosmopolitan cities, but it has received rave reviews from those who come here to seek refuge from the daily grind. It is especially popular among tourists during summer and winter seasons because of all the awesome activities available there. Hiking is one of the top activities that tourists usually do in the summer. Those heading to Girdwood in the winter will be greeted by snow-capped mountains.Other activities that you engage in here include snowmobiling, dog mushing, skiing, ice fishing, and water rafting. After a long day out, you will want to rest and chill in a comfortable and homely place. Read on to find out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Girdwood, Alaska.

1. A tranquil one-bedroom apartment (from USD 89)

Located in Downtown Girdwood, this peaceful sanctuary is a must-go for all Pilates and yoga enthusiasts. Guests will be able to find a health studio right beside this apartment. You will also get to admire the picturesque views of the mountain right from your front porch, making this an unforgettable holiday experience. This apartment offers a full kitchen, so you won’t have to worry about your meals. If cooking isn’t your thing, head down to the Thai restaurant just beside the apartment for your Thai fix. Book early if you intend to stay here as this listing is often booked six months to one year in advance.

The Lily Studio Suite in the Heart of Girdwood
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
91 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy little space in a welcoming adventure filled town
the space itself was comfortable cute and functional
Cleanliness:
clean and cozy basic accommodations
it was sparkling clean
great value for this stay clean and cozy
the place was very clean and cozy as well
super quiet and clean
Host:
host was very responsive
an endearingly quirky place with a thoughtful host
honestly a great stay and host communicated with us very well with super quick responses
very nice place in town she was super helpful with everything and responsive
Location:
perfect central location in girdwood
cute and comfortable place right downtown
great location right in the middle of town
perfect location and easy to walk to restaurants
such a great location in girdwood
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2. Elegant home with tasteful decor (from USD 123)

Head to the courtyard for stunning views of the snow-capped mountains. This one-bedroom home can accommodate up to four guests and the beds here are exceptional. The king-size gel mattress provides comfort and support, and even comes with a cooling effect. There’s more to this gorgeous place than just sleeping. For those who enjoy venturing out, the Girdwood Brewery, restaurants, and bars are just around the corner. The bars can be a great place to lounge at during the weekends as there is live music being played. One of the most popular activities in summer is hiking. Work up a good sweat while choosing a trail that suits you.

Thoughtful touches, ace location & tasteful decor.
Girdwood, Alaska, United States
245 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place is cozy and clean full kitchen washer and dryer netflix tv
the tv in the living room is pretty big
we loved the water decanter comfy bed super fluffy towels beautiful kitchen and stylish furniture throughout
we loved the decor and the most comfortable bed
the king sized bed was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
thoughtful touch clean and comfort
the place was clean and just as advertised
very clean comfy and well-appointed apartment
clean classy very well decorated
it was sparkling clean and communication was fast and easy
Host:
the host was very responsive and has done a great job with this unit
danell is an excellent host and is very prompt
we could tell the host really cares about accommodating the guests as well as possible
danell was a fantastic host and the place was amazing we thoroughly enjoyed our stay :)
the host was responsive and friendly and the location was great
Location:
it’s an excellent location in girdwood for summer activities
amazing location and place to stay
this location is ideal for any traveling to girdwood
location was great with a short 5 minute drive to downtown girdwood or the mountain
check in is easy and the location is supreme
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3. Hotel-like home with tons of amenities (from USD 149)

Featuring a high ceiling and lots of natural light, this studio is the envy of many. Lounge around in the plush and comfy leather couch while watching a show on the TV. Or, head to the deck for a refreshing dip in the bubbling hot tub. If staying in the studio isn’t your thing, head to Alyeska Resort for the time of your life. Board the shuttle bus that is right at your doorstep and you will be there in no time. After a long day out, the only thing you will ever need is a warm and tantalizing glass of coffee. Head to the cozy kitchenette for your coffee fix and you will feel revived immediately.

Studio with tranquil glacier views features private hot tub and more
Girdwood, Alaska, United States
61 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice; loved the room amenities and hot tub
the apartment is very comfortable in a natural environment
the views and hot tub were amazing it was a wonderful cozy space prefect for a short stay
beautiful views private comfortable and cute
helpful owner and brought us a fan since it is the hottest summer ever
Cleanliness:
hot tub was clean and extra towels provided
clean quarters and a cozy bed
very clean and perfect location
so clean and tidy very well taken care of and loved
beautiful location very clean and cozy
Host:
they provided helpful information for the area and check in and out was simple and clear
Location:
loved this cute place in beautiful girdwood
the location was perfect - easy to walk into 'town' and a short mile walk to ski resort-ville
great spot right off the main girdwood road and free bus about a block away
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4. Snug hideaway on Doran Lane (from USD 184)

Built out of timber wood, this home is all you need to complete your vacation. Entering the home, even the most bull-headed person would feel relieved. The earthy smell of the wood and the aromatic blueberry cake will make you feel on cloud nine. Pounce on the huge and smooth bed for a good night’s sleep. Feeling cold? Light up the wood stove that’s just adjacent to the bed. Soak in the bathtub while admiring the paintings, after a long day out. If you are still getting the chills, head to the fully furnished kitchen for a thick and luscious cup of hot cocoa.

Alyeska Hideaway Log Cabins "Glacier Cabin"
Girdwood, Alaska, United States
146 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom and bathroom view is amazing
cozy and warm with luxurious bedding as well as loft sleeping for additional couple
great cozy little studio with an extra loft bedroom
a beautiful warm and cozy place for all your girdwood adventures whatever they may be
the bed was amazingly comfortable and the rain on the metal roof was the perfect lullaby
Cleanliness:
cabin was very charming and clean
the cabin was neat clean and very quaint
the place was clean and well cared for
cabin was clean and check-in was a breeze
a very peaceful space that is exceptionally clean
Host:
she was a great host with lots of local advice and the blueberry bread she makes is amazing
great place and wonderful host
super thoughtful hosts everything was easy
lynne is a wonderful host
lynne was a great host and easy to communicate with
Location:
cute spot in a great location
fantastic spot close to everything and a a beautiful spot would definitely stay again
fantastic location and wonderful hospitality
super sweet place - perfect to get away and relax :)
cozy quaint comfortable cabin close to girdwood main drag
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5. Modern cottage with a hot tub (from USD 185)

Leap into the hot tub under the gazebo while taking in the scent of freshly cut grass and colorful flowers. Snack on some freshly grilled honey wings while sitting around the picnic table. Guests who prefer to spend their time outdoors can head to the Crow Pass Trail or Moose Meadows. Trek up the mountain while admiring the picturesque scenery. Alternatively, rent a dog sled and feel the wind in your hair as the dogs’ sprint as hard as they can. End your day by lazing around the living room or on the smooth and neatly pressed bed.

Carriage House Cozy Timber frame Cottage ~ Hot tub
Girdwood, Alaska, United States
149 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a warming cabin feel comfortable bed and not to mention a hot tub with calming tree coverage
our stay was lovely the cottage is cozy and warm and the bed is very comfortable
we had a wonderful stay at rachel's bed and breakfast
there was a separate bedroom with a super comfy king bed and that was a great perk
we had an amazing time a very comfortable space and the hot tub was perfect thank you
Cleanliness:
clean space and great communication
very clean and nice hot tub
clean beautiful covered hot tub
sparkling clean and the bed was super comfortable too
very clean stylish and all around wonderful bnb
Host:
rachel was an amazing host
hosts are welcoming and quick to respond
the host communicated with us very clearly
fantastic experience and amazing hosts
we love the area and rachel was a great host; quick to reply
Location:
great location quiet but close to everything
the location is great
gorgeous location and charming accommodations
super close to double musky
a lovely location and beautiful experience
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6. Vibrant and colorful cottage (from USD 183)

Get ready to be wowed by the gorgeous exterior. The design of the house will envelop you in warmth and make you feel at peace. Built out of tiled and timber wood, this house features several couches that you will want to pounce on. The best time to be here is during winter. Roll on the fluffy white snow and build a snowman right at your doorstep, Or climb on the beds and admire the trees that have been covered by blankets of snow. This calming sight will please you no end.

Comfortable and Cozy Girdwood Cabin
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
156 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
washer dryer smart tv speaker etc
we didn’t turn the tv on but wifi was nice and even a little bose speaker for music
the beds were super comfy
incredible features comfy furniture and beds amazing showers
beautiful fresh cut flowers on the table
Cleanliness:
very clean with thoughtful touches
it was very clean and had everything you could ask for
we appreciated how clean everything felt (and smelled) the moment we walked in
perfect cabin for an alyeska get away clean and cozy
clean welcoming beautiful and cozy place to stay
Host:
the list of recommendations made by the host was great
hosts friendly and responsive
owner are very nice
the host even offered great advice about local activities
amazing hosts easy check in and checkout
Location:
excellent location at a more than reasonable price
great cabin in a nice location
great location centrally located with lots to do and enjoy
nice cozy cabin in a very convenient location
great location; within walking distance of the brewery and two minutes from the day lodge
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7. A designer house (from USD 127)

Overlooking the Chugach Mountains and various glaciers, this is the perfect home for those who want their friends to swoon over their Instagram-worthy photographs. Near to the city yet private enough, it is a great vacation home for guests who want to retain their freedom and privacy. A private entrance awaits you. Beer lovers will be delighted to know that Girdwood Brewery is just a three-minute walk away. For those who want to try their hand on outdoor activities, you’re in luck. Choose from a variety of activities like glacier dog sledding, kayaking, mountain biking, and paddleboarding.

Girdwood Glacier View Architectural Dream
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
47 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heather and matt’s apartment is modern chic and totally comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and nicely appointed
very clean tastefully appointed space
the place was clean and quiet
it was very clean and wonderful
the space was clean and safe for our two young daughters
Host:
so kind and accommodating
heather was super responsive to requests during our stay
matt and heather were gracious hosts and definitely took extra steps to make sure we felt welcome and comfortable
the owner had plenty of brochures regarding the area and attractions
Location:
great little place walking distance to the girdwood brewery
this is a great rental in a nice location
great spot close to everything in the town of girdwood in a beautiful modern home
great pad girdwood is an awesome town and everything is in walking distance
it’s in a terrific location and the bed is very comfortable
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8. Brightly colored cottage in the woods (from USD 189)

This brightly colored home is hard to miss. You will be able to spot this dark blue house miles away. Featuring a covered deck, guests can choose between the gas fire pit and barbecue grill to churn out mouth-watering snacks and goodies. Roast a marshmallow while breathing in the fresh and crisp air. Those who prefer to stay in can cook up a storm in the fully furnished kitchen. For those who want to venture outdoors, feel free to do so on the bikes provided by the hosts. Ride away as fast as you can while hearing the wind whistle past your ears.

Cabin in the woods! King & 2 Full beds Large deck
Girdwood , Alaska, United States
134 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really cozy place with a splendid deck in back
comfy beds and soothing back deck with fireplace
we appreciated the small touches that allowed us to be more comfortable
the cabin is very comfortable with all amenities and walkable to the mercantile or the brewery
amazing cabin: the backyard space really takes this place up a notch cozy vibe would love to come back
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
super clean and cozy
very clean and well furnished
amazing cabin very clean and tidy
clean homey space with plenty of room
Host:
amy was an awesome host and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay
amy was very helpful and quick to respond to questions
amy was a wonderful host with quick communication and easy check-in/check-out
Location:
great location near a grocery
great location in girdwood to walk to everything
what a beautiful location
such a cute cabin and the location is extremely convenient to many restaurants
absolutely wonderful location with special touches
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9. Pleasant and spacious cabin (from USD 155)

Get ready to be swept off your feet just by the sheer size of this house. Besides, the property has so many great features. The wide entryway will allow you to store your things conveniently so that your home always looks well-organized. An air mattress is available for those who have guests staying overnight. The kind owner has included a coffee and espresso machine for guests who need to have their coffee fix in the morning. Guests with furry friends rejoice! You will be able to bring your pets along for this trip. So, enjoy and have a great time!

Cozy Girdwood A-Frame Cabin
Girdwood, Alaska, United States
150 reviews
Entire chalet 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was an issue with the heater and danielle was super responsive with trouble shooting
great clean place with all the amenities stocked kitchen along with coffee pot and variety of tea
it was nice to disconnect from wifi for a few days :)
the bathroom had all essential toiletries including tooth past and contact lenses solution
it's cozy and surrounded by beautiful nature
Cleanliness:
clean and well kept
danielle’s place was clean and cozy
everything is nice and clean
the place was very clean and had absolutely everything we needed
it was very clean and ready for us
Host:
quick and friendly responses from the owner
she was super responsive and left a great list of recommendations for the area
good value and the host was quick to respond
danielle was a great host very responsive & provided great instructions
danielle is a great host
Location:
cute place in good location
awesome location - a short walk from down town
nice cute little house located right in girdwood close to all the attractions
great location for a girdwood adventure
nice central location to hot spots around town
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10. Rustic container-like home

Resembling a shipping container, don’t let its looks deceive you. It may not be the most spacious house, but it certainly contains everything you need. A home fit for three, there are enough beds to go around so you won’t feel cramped up. There is a seating area for you to enjoy a cuppa while looking out the cute and miniature windows. WiFi is not available here, but who needs it when you are in such a scenic place. The bustling town is just a few minutes away, so drop by the area if you ever need anything. Do contact the host, if you have difficulty finding this amazing home.

Cozy spot in Girdwood
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
58 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater would not light and we have a great deal of experience lighting many different heaters
we appreciated the ‘off the grid’ experience being surrounded by trees and using a compost toilet
the tiny house was set up with pretty much everything you would need including some breakfast items
not the most comfortable shower and toilet but nice touch for composting toilet
Cleanliness:
perfect little hideaway in girdwood great hosts awesome communication very cozy and clean
Host:
great host and fun little house
timothy was super helpful
timothy was a perfect host: very flexible communicative mindful and welcoming
tim was always quick to respond and provide helpful tips and suggestions
such an amazing host and tiny house great experience
Location:
easy to find location with activities close by
really great location too
the location is an easy walk to most girdwood attractions
the location is awesome everything in town is within walking distance
also in great walking distance of the brewery
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Trip of your lifetime

Don’t let a bad accommodation dampen your spirits. Choose from one of the homes listed here and you are bound to have an unforgettable stay. Scroll through this comprehensive list and choose the home that suits you and your family the most. We have got you covered.

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Isabelle is an educator and a self-professed foodie. When she is not teaching away in school, she is either out looking for interesting foods, at the gym or reading at home.

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