Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan, with a population of about 197,000. It sits on the Grand River and is about 30 miles (48.3 km) east of Lake Michigan. Grand Rapids is the hometown and final resting place of US President, Gerald Ford.
Originally settled by Native Americans, Joseph and Madeline La Framboise came and established the first trading post, in Grand Rapids. Today, the city is economically and culturally diverse. Experiencing Grand Rapids doesn’t have to be expensive, though. With an Airbnb rental, you can pick the area of Grand Rapids you want to stay in, have all the comforts of home, and feel rejuvenated the next day to explore the city. So what are you waiting for? Check out this list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
This vacation rental is located right in the renovated gymnasium of Grand Rapid’s first high school. It is located near some of the best breweries in the city and is only a 10-minute walk from the city center. The hosts are cat owners, but friendly and willing to answer questions about the city. Sleeping accommodations include one queen bed and one air mattress.
Historic Old School in the heart of the Westside!Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsthey have a balcony off the pool for some very nice added privacyerica & brian’s apartment is amazingsuper-cool old building great hot tub (and probably pool but we were there in february) very comfortablegorgeous/unique space cozy bed great amenitiesthe rooftop pool was great on a hot summer day with beautiful views of downtownthe space was very clean and accommodatingvery clean place in a walkable neighborhoodeverything was clean and the space was very stylishthe cleanliness comfort and layout of the space that you will use are exceptionalthe space was cute inviting clean and spacious
Host:our hosts were so great and had great recommendations that we checked outthe hosts were nice and helpful and had good recommendations on restaurantsgreat host and a wonderful spacegreat hospitality and communication with hostserica was a great host easily approachable and very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location to experience downtown grand rapidsclose to the downtown and major interstates for quick navigation around grand rapidsincredibly unique & lovely space great locationthe location is perfect with so many places within an 8-10 minute walkwhat a great spot excellent location and very comfortable setup
This rental is in a quiet neighborhood, on the east side of Grand Rapids. Included with the rental is a queen size bed, private bathroom, and kitchenette. A simple breakfast is available in the kitchenette, as well. This rental has many amenities that make it ideal for the business traveler, including internet and work spaces.
There is a 15 USD cleaning fee. The hosts work from home and are available to answer any questions you may have about Grand Rapids.
Studio Apartment in Walkable EastownGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewseverything was easy from the wifi to the ac unitcomfortable and stylish space filled with local historyexcellent breakfast and coffee just a few blocks awaythey provided us with a lot of amenities including board games and a light breakfast option loved itmany thanks to jill and tim for a comfortable stayit was very clean as wellvery clean quiet and comfortableclean and inviting place to staythe space was very clean and enjoyablevery comfortable and clean place
Host:jill & tim were very kind hostswonderful hosts in a comfy spotthey were very friendly and went out of their way to accommodate our scheduletim was very friendly and provided helpful hints about good places to go in east towngreat hosts with a great place to stayRead more reviewsgreat location just a few minutes from shopping and restaurantsplus the location is awesomewalking distance to great stuffamazing location in downtown grand rapidsthe location is ideal for getting around the downtown are
This studio is only blocks away from downtown. It’s on the back of a historical home in the Heritage Hill neighborhood. It’s extremely private, with its own entrance, a bathroom, sitting area, and kitchenette. WIFI, TV, and a laptop friendly work space make this an ideal rental for the business traveler. Check-in time is anytime after 3 pm.
Chic Studio blocks from downtownGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsthey offer wifi hulu and netflix for entertainment which is always really thoughtful to includeloved having the living room area with sink microwave and fridgevery clean and homeygreat space very clean and easy to findperfect quiet clean lovely spaceit was extremely clean and in the heart of action in grand rapidsandreas place was clean cute and fit our needs just perfectly
Host:plus andrea is a great hostthe host provided great suggestions for local placesandrea is a great host--efficient informative but not intrusiveandrea is a wonderfully responsive host too thanks for the great stay :)check-in was a breeze the apartment is lovely and andrea was super-responsive to our questionsRead more reviewsperfect location and very cutegood location easy entry a cute little placegreat place right near local attractionslovely place located in a great neighbourhoodvery convenient location great driveway parking
Stay in a quiet and homey architectural gem, in Heritage Hill. Check-in is anytime after 3 pm. There is a quiet time that starts at 10 pm and there is no smoking and no pets allowed. The rental includes TV, WIFI, free parking, and breakfast. The rental’s weekend rate is 90 USD / night.
Peaceful Victorian Heritage Hill on quiet streetGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsac unit & fan kept our room cool at night" convenience of quaint yet charming full bath adjacent to roomcomfortable bed and spacethe bathroom is small but functional and shower water pressure is excellentthe room was quiet with great climate controlthe place was clean and privatequiet clean good communication and check-incomfortable clean and easyour private bedroom and bathroom were very clean and comfortablethe room was clean and it was very quiet at night so it was easy to sleep
Host:paul was a lovely hostpaul was a great hostpaul is a wonderful hostpaul is a great hostpaul is a very thoughtful hostRead more reviewsgreat location and a comfy bedexcellent location a short walk or ride to restaurants and shopsthe location to downtown is very nicegreat location close to downtown but still quite enoughgreat location about a mile from town center
Make the most out of your Grand Rapids adventures in this fully furnished one-bedroom flat located on the upper level of a home. It has a bedroom with two beds perfect for four guests. It also has a full kitchen, a cozy living room, and laundry facilities. You can also enjoy hanging out on the spacious front porch. Nearby establishments include a hospital and several great dining and shopping options. The downtown market is only within walking distance.
Quaint Private Apartment - Blocks from DowntownGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsrhonda’s place was great very clean and communication was fastclean cozy and perfect for a quick get awayoverall the apartment inside was fine clean and cuterhonda is great and super responsive the place is exactly as pictured and very cleanclean cozy great location responsive host
Host:rhonda was a great host:)great place even better hostrhonda is friendly and made sure we got in and out of the apartment okit was extremely clean and she was very courteous and a wonderful hostclose to downtown rhonda was the best host had an overall great experienceRead more reviewsawesome location and super easy check insuper cute place very close to everything you want to do while in grand rapidswas a good place for a short stay near the cityoff street parking was good and short drive to downtownextremely gorgeous house in an area close to many great shops restaurants parks etc
This rental is a historic house that’s been turned into an Airbnb while still keeping its original woodwork and sky windows. Having two bedrooms, one fitted with a double bed and the other with a queen bed, it can fit four guests. The house is equipped with heating, air conditioning, and WiFi. There’s a kitchen for cooking meals and laundry facilities for your soiled clothes. You can also spend mornings on the porch while taking in the views of the river. Nearby attractions include the Grand River, Riverside Park, and the many bars and restaurants of the Creston district.
Charming Riverside Home Near DowntownGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was very good (100 mbps; latency unloaded 25 ms loaded 41 ms; upload speed 5cozy house by the river both the couch and the bed were very comfortablethe kitchen has modern appliances and is nicely updatedthe old fashioned claw foot style tub and shower was an added treat in this homea beautiful home to stay in cozy feel very clean location was great and had all the necessary amenitiesvery clean and stylish decor as wellbathroom also very cleancharming clean comfortablei repeat very clean housesuper clean and fast and easy to understand
Host:she was a great hostthe host was very quick to respond to questions and very nicechelsea is a wonderful host and was quick to respond to questionsa very charming older home in grand rapids host is very accommodating and communicativechelsea was very prompt at answering any questions and had lots of helpful advice on places to goRead more reviewsgreat location in grand rapidsgreat place close to downtownnice location by the entrance to riverside parkwonderful location and very comfortablevery close to the grand river with a great walking path
This studio is in a 100-year-old house in the Heritage Hill neighborhood. It’s close to downtown, and right in the middle of the beautiful architecture found in Heritage Hill. The private suite has its own door and is locked off from the rest of the house. This rental is a good option for the business traveler. Many amenities are included with the rental, and it has a weekend price of 95 USD / night.
Bright & Dreamy Heritage Hill StudioGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat front room to enjoy coffeecomfy bed always hot shower ac worked greatbeautiful apartment in front of an historic home with all basic amenitiesgreat place to stay the front patio/living room was lovely and the bed was comfortablewe would recommend this lovely apartment in the historical districtvery clean and comfortable spotwas clean and super nice to be inclean cozy & stylish place with beautiful big picture windowsalways comfortable and cleanbright stylish charming apartment clean quiet and well appointed
Host:cody was really responsive and helpfulcody was communicative and helpfulcomfortable bed nice hostsour first airbnb stay and it was great the place was clean and cody was an excellent hostcody's communication was smart and attentive and (while there if you needed him) leaves one beRead more reviewscute place close and very conveniently locatedgreat location and cute placea twenty minute walk will take you right downtown grand rapidsnice place in a great locationgreat place in a great location
This rental is spacious and bright. Originally old Union High School, the space has been renovated into loft-style condos. It is within walking distance to restaurants, nightlife, public transportation and more. The rental includes a private bathroom, a pool, hot tub, and gym. There is a 25 USD cleaning fee. WIFI and free parking are also included.
Bright & Airy Space in Union Square Condos
This is an updated, 1920’s Craftsman-style home, located in the Midtown neighborhood. This location is close enough to walk to many of Grand Rapid’s attractions and it includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is a queen bed in each bedroom. The rental also includes wireless internet, cable TV, free parking, a kitchen, and it is family friendly. The weekend price is 159 USD / night. The minimum night stay varies depending on the dates.
Upscale city living!Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewssuper comfortable space and furniturecomfortable and stylish furniturethe furniture in the living room is comfortable and the rooms are spaciouscomfiest bed and nice quiet spacethe bathroom fixtures such as the monsoon shower are lovely to usevery clean and well-keptvery clean and easy accessbeautiful apartment very clean and comfortablevery clean and cozy excellent airbnbit is always sparkling clean and comfortable
Host:frederick was a wonderful hostfrederick was a great host and i’m looking forward to future stays herefrederick was always very responsive to any questions as wellfrederick was a welcoming host and great to communicate withfredrick was a very organized host and made sure we had all the information for our stayRead more reviewsperfect location really close to downtown areathe location is greatgreat location in grand rapidsgreat location close to downtown grand rapidsgreat location in a nice and safe neighborhood
This rental is within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, and more. It is in a quiet neighborhood and it has an en suite bathroom and off street parking. The room is on the ground floor, and guests can use the kitchen, backyard, and living room, in the home. The rental includes internet, TV, and the rental is family/kid friendly. The weekend price is 57 USD / night.
Amazing Location With Private En-Suite Bathroom!
This Airbnb vacation rental is in a prime location, close to many popular breweries, restaurants, and more. The host is a dog owner, and the bathroom is shared. The rental includes four beds in one room. There is a triple bunk with a trundle. The top two bunks are not suitable for people who weigh more than 175 pounds (79.4 kg). The spot is ideal for people just looking for a place to spend the night, as the room doesn’t really have room to hang out in.
Room with bunks
This rental is a studio-type building, only a short distance from downtown Grand Rapids. It is on the first floor of a building built in 1863. The rental includes a kitchen, bathroom, and living/sleeping room. There is also an overflow room for extra guests. The rental includes a TV, internet, indoor fireplace, free parking, and more. There is a monthly discount of 27 percent and a weekend rate of 55 USD / night.
1 block west of DT-MRGrand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Top guest reviewscozy bed too nice with the electric fire/heaterbed is super comfy richard is very nicecomfortable apartment that met all of my needslots of kitchen space and the bedroom area was really spacious as wellclean and well keptbeds were clean and comfortablethe place was super clean and cozyeverything was clean and well taken care ofthe space was clean comfortable and exactly what i expected
Host:the hosts went above and beyond to make it a very comfortable staythe host was very helpful and the stay was very affordablerich was super friendly and very accommodatingRead more reviewssuper convenient location to downtownthe location was greatgreat location and amazing valuecomfortable and close to downtowngreat location for an affordable price
Grand Rapids is up and coming
Grand Rapids is an up and coming popular tourist destination. With great restaurants, exciting sports teams, innovative museums, outdoor fun, and more, a trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a trip to remember.
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