12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Gurnee, Illinois - Updated 2023

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Round up your family and travel to Gurnee - a village in Lake County, Illinois. Go shopping at Gurnee Mills, the largest indoor shopping spot in Illinois. It is also close to Six Flags Great America, where you’re sure to have a blast. Gurnee is located near Naval Station Great Lakes, so in case you’re visiting a loved one there, you can enjoy these attractions along the way. When it comes to accommodations, there are house rentals available for families, while private bedrooms are being let out to solo travelers or those traveling with a budget. There are hotels with a water park as well. With a promise of a cozy accommodation and being close to the naval base and shopping destinations, these Airbnbs across Gurnee prove to be in the best locations. Read on for the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Gurnee, Illinois.

1. Cozy home rental with an expansive backyard (from USD 407)

This humongous house rental in Gurnee may be a two-minute drive away from Six Flags Great America, but it’s packed with tons of fun amenities families with kids will certainly enjoy. The two-story accommodation sits on a 1.7-acre (0.69-hectare) lot. Nearly half of it is taken over by a vast backyard, packed with a zipline, swings, an outdoor grill, and a fire pit overlooking the Des Plaines River.

The inside of this house is equally as spacious and decorated with other interesting features for all ages. Apart from five bedrooms, two baths, and complete living and dining spaces, there’s a game room where guests can play board games and compete for the top spot.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
29 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- washer/dryer/steamer/iron - large driveway and sweet neighbors - nice tv and games
the house was extremely clean
all of the beds were comfy and clean 10/10 stay
the host was so kind and understanding
best airbnb ever best hosts - she started preparing me to arrive a couple days prior
again owners are amazing to work with
must visit beautiful house and amazing host
the owner of this house is amazing for making us feel welcome and immediately answered our messages
perfect location close by lots of food options
gr great place sons graduation was perfect for location and amneties
excellent location host and accommodation
my family had a wonderful stay at sonal’s place - it was everything listed and so much more
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2. Modern house near the highways (from USD 214)

Strategically located between major roads leading to the best spots in Gurnee, this rental gives guests unprecedented access to its two floors. Each story is decked out with living areas, four large beds, and two-and-a-half baths - just enough to fit up to eight guests.

The sleek kitchen has all the tools you need to whip up delicious meals and baked goods. Beside it is an elegant dining space where you can strike up conversations with your family and friends. A crib, a high chair, and toys are available for toddlers. The nearby laundromat is 3 miles (4.83 kilometers) away, but if you want to do the washing yourself, an in-house laundry room is always available.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
14 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
we really enjoyed your beautiful home very spacious very clean and relaxing
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3. Spacious rental in modern townhouse

If you are traveling on a budget, you can book a private room for two in this modern townhouse. This convenient rental is a large private bedroom with an en suite bathroom. The place is livened up by natural light. Guests have access to Wi-Fi, TV to catch up with the latest news or watch a movie, and a desk for work.

The host makes sure you are warm enough for the weather and stocks up the fridge with snacks and drinks for your convenience. The location is close to some of the hottest shopping spots near Chicago, such as Gurnee Mills Shopping Center. It’s also about 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) away from Great Lakes Naval Station and Pleasant Prairie Outlets.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
195 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a coffee maker small refrigerator and very comfortable bed
the room had an amazing style was very spacious came with a huge tv and had many amenities included
the private bathroom was a huge plus and the amenities were so thoughtful and much appreciated
i liked having well-lit computer space and a private bathroom for a three-day stay
this room was cleaner than many hotels i've stayed in and the coffee station was a thoughtful convenience
the place was very clean and quiet
bed was also clean comfortable and soft
room was clean beyond my expectations
ania’s place is very clean good safe parking/ and safe clean area
very nice clean and communicative
ania was a wonderful host
ania was a great host
they are the best hosts ever
she is very kind and an excellent host
they were both so kind and welcoming
beautiful location in a newer area
the location is great and close to everything
great location near a mall and restaurants
it was a blessing to find this close to our son’s apartment
) easy close access to the freeway
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4. Accommodation in a bungalow, ideal for working professionals

This private room comes with a shared bathroom with a shower and hot tub. The room offers a view of the quiet neighborhood with a view of a golf course. This place is ideal for working professionals as guests have access to Wi-Fi and a printer. Gas stations and restaurants are nearby, which makes this place a convenient location. Major restaurants can be reached within seven minutes’ drive. This charming bungalow is located 32.2 miles (51.8 kilometers) from Chicago O'Hare International Airport. It is also 16 miles (25.8 kilometers) from Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
16 reviews  
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is good i'd stay here again and recommend it
there are a few rooms available for rent so you can anticipate sharing the washroom with other guests
the room is spacious with good light
the kitchen has a coffee maker ready and fridge for storage use
clean comfortable hospitable great communication
the place was clean and organized
clean comfy bed other guests are friendly
private room was super clean
the bathroom was clean and had basic toiletries to use if you forgot anything
very nice hosts - very thoughtful
enjoyed conversation with the owner hosts they're friendly and warm
the host is thoughtful and welcoming and always available for any questions or needs
super awesome airbnb anjali and rahul were awesome hosts that were very responsive
really nice house safe neighborhood kind people
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5. Private room for solo travelers on a budget

Traveling solo and on a budget? This new and modern private room on the second floor of a home will give you the privacy that you need. It comes with a private bathroom with a shower and hot tub. The bedroom has ample natural light and a view of the landscaped lawn and quiet neighborhood. The place is conveniently located near Gurnee Mills Shopping Mall, which is 2.1 miles (3.4 kilometers) away, Six Flags, about 2.8 miles (4.5 kilometers) away, and Walmart, 1.7 miles (2.7 kilometers) away. There is a park within 10 minutes’ walk from the location. Guests have access to laundry, Wi-Fi, a full-size pool table, and a backyard lawn.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
35 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
the place was clean nice and quiet
house is sparkling clean beautiful and spacious
the bedroom was clean cozy and roomy the bed was comfortable
great value place was very clean bed was comfy
the place was super clean and beautiful i would recommend anjali to any person that is staying near chicago
anjali was a wonderful host
anajali and rahul are amazing hosts
the host family is nice and friendly
the hosts are very friendly and accommodating
great host i would highly recommend
super close to the highway and nearby all sorts or restaurants shopping and more
very quiet and easy access to dining and shopping area
i will strongly recommend this place
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6. Private bedroom with an ultra-plush queen bed (from USD 45)

Nestled away from the main road, this townhouse is 15 yards (45 feet) behind a tree grove that is bare in winter months but lush from March through October. The space is a private bedroom located on the second floor of a three-bedroom townhouse. It features an ultra-plush queen mattress with closet space.

Guests have access to the laundry and kitchen. Those who are booked for a longer stay will be provided space in the fridge, and are expected to buy their own food supplies. This place to stay in Gurnee is 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from downtown Chicago Loop and about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Wisconsin.

Gurnee, Illinois, United States
122 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed personal ac unit what more could you ask for
the space is inviting and the bed is very comfortable
the room was a bit barely furnished; the bed was comfortable
clean and comfy bed
clean and comfortable room
very clean and nice place with a lovely dog
quiet place and clean house
clean easy access and comfortable
kind family with quick responses
wonderful home and wonderful host
great host he had concern enough to phone and ask about arrival
ron and olga were warm and friendly hosts
amazing host would absolutely stay again
really close to all attractions in gurnee
it's in a great location
location was easy to get to and from the highway and stores nearby
a great location and nice place to stay
okay stay nice area & location
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7. Newly remodeled second-floor apartment with brand new kitchen facilities (from USD 242)

Host Rebecca owns this newly remodeled apartment about 6 miles (9.66 kilometers) from some of the best theme parks, such as Six Flags Great America. It features two full bathrooms, two bedrooms, a separate living room, and another room that can double as office space with a sleeper sofa. The bonus room opens to the apartment hallway.

The brand new open-concept kitchen has quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances and is stocked with cooking essentials you need for your meals. This apartment is on the second floor and can be accessed through a private front and back entrance. Guest can also use the two parking spots located at the back of the building.

Waukegan, Illinois, United States
172 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
supplies were practically unlimited loved the coffee kitchen supplies were complete and pantry supplies aplenty
it is just like we lived in a private house that is how comfortable it was
this place was very clean and tidy
very very clean i love it here
awesome place immaculately clean well appointed and very comfortable
awesome great space to relax very clean and maintained
the space is spotless and the two bathrooms is a nice touch
the best host ever
so… best host + best apartment
the host is quite responsive as well
very grateful for the host rebecca
thank you rebecca i wish every host was like you
this place is fantastic close to so much
now about the location: waukegan – a nice little city
the place has good sunlight being on the 2nd floor
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8. Fully furnished two-bedroom abode near Roosevelt Park (from USD 91)

This fully furnished house for rent near Gurnee is a duplex with two bedrooms that can accommodate up to five guests. It has a private parking space and street parking in front of the house, depending on the availability. Guests have access to the laundry facilities in the basement and the full kitchen where you can cook.

Other amenities include a 4K smart TV, a coffee bar with pour-over set-up (temperature-controlled kettle and Burr grinder), a Keurig, chemical-free cleaning products, and a security system. The host ensures that the house is thoroughly cleaned and undergoes UV light and 12-hour ozone shock treatment to the air before a new guest checks in. This house is located right in the middle of Waukegan, near Roosevelt Park.

Waukegan, Illinois, United States
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish and comfortable wonderful coffee and breakfast fixings
wifi is impressive as is the entertainment center with an enormous huge screen tv
the dining and breakfast amenities were amazing as were the nightcap candies
loved the space and that the kids had room to spread out comfortable beds and furniture
the house was very well-cleaned the couch is amazingly comfortable as is the king bed upstairs
very clean and cozy
clean and comfortable in a quiet neighborhood
this place was clean and very comfortable
everything was spotless and very neat
stylish clean and well prepared
highly recommend this host
thank you so much for being a great host
the host was super nice and always there to answer my questions
they are excellent hosts and were very accommodating
sam is a great host and super responsive
location is ideal for those visiting great lakes naval base an easy seven minute drive
location was great to get around to the base and shopping
a great spot and friendly location
close to family for the holidays in a great little neighborhood and affordable
it was the perfect location for my son’s navy graduation
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9. Three-bedroom townhouse near Waukegan Harbor

If you have a family member who is a recruit or a navy graduate, this place is for you. This townhouse is just 5 to 10 minutes away from downtown and Waukegan Harbor. Guests have access to the entire townhouse, high-speed internet, parking space, laundry facilities, the living room, and the kitchen where you can do your own cooking. It is located about 15 minutes from Gurnee Mills shopping mall and 12 minutes from Six Flags Great America. Inform the host if you are traveling with your pets as it comes with an additional fee per animal.

Waukegan, Illinois, United States
82 reviews  
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds are pretty comfortable and ac was working more than fine
the wifi worked great as well which is always a plus
had great amenities in the kitchen which we were able to use for breakfast and dinner
it did take care of our essential needs of a bed shower hot water and heated space
we slept well and enjoyed being able to relax in the living room and watch netflix hulu etc
it was clean and comfortable
clean place and easy to access
clean and quick to respond to any issues
the place was clean and welcoming
house was clean and check in was simple
jake was a wonderful host and was very prompt at answering all my questions
the hosts are very helpful and always available if you have any questions
the hosts are very responsive and willing to help
great price host is fast to respond and very accommodating
so much quality and space for the price and the hosts were truly kind and gracious
my family and i traveled far to attend graduation and the location and cost of this place was great
convenient location and clean
this location is a perfect place to relax and distance to the naval boot camp base
this was a great rental quick replies clean great location
very nice town house perfect location short drive to kenosha wi and only 15 minutes from six flags
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10. Four-bedroom haven for ten people

A group of 10 people can be accommodated in this house with its 4 spacious bedrooms that has 6 beds and lots of natural light. It is an open-concept home with a big dining space, custom cabinetry, and a kitchen that any chef can work in. As an added bonus, there is an office space where you can do some work and a three seasons room to relax when the outside temperature is mild. The house has high-end appliances that can make you feel comfortable and at home. It also comes with a patio that opens up to a beautiful backyard.

Lake Bluff, Illinois, United States
8 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my husband and i were blown away by the gorgeous yard and 3 season room
this is a wonderful place to stay it was clean beautiful and very comfortable
the home had high end appliances and the host was very responsive to all our inquiries
the host was extremely nice and the communication was great
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11. Three-bedroom home close to naval base

This house is close to the naval base, which makes it a perfect choice for visiting families, relatives, and loved ones of navy recruits. It can fit up to five guests with its three bedrooms. Two of the bedrooms have queen-size beds, closets, and nightstands or bedside tables. The third bedroom has a twin bed but no closet. Guests have access to the kitchen which is fully stocked with the basic essentials for your meals in the house. The house comes with parking spaces: the garage, back in the alley, and street parking across the house. The location can be reached within eight minutes’ drive from Great Lakes Naval Air Station. It is also 16 minutes’ drive to Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills.

North Chicago, Illinois, United States
15 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
it is extremely clean and bright
house was clean had all the basic necessities
we loved erin's house clean
we loved this place super clean and cozy and the proximity to the naval base was perfect
this place was perfect for what we needed
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12. Cozy and spacious bungalow near Six Flags

This cozy bungalow in a quiet neighborhood boasts a lot of space and a well-stocked pantry. This apartment has one bedroom and one bathroom and can accommodate up to three guests. Guests have access to the living room, kitchen amenities, and laundry facilities. The good thing about this neighborhood is that is it close to a lot of activities and attractions, such as Six Flags Great America Amusement Park which takes about 12 minutes. If you are heading to the city, you can take the Waukegan Metra train that is located about 15 minutes from the house.

Beach Park, Illinois, United States
33 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
loved the place very clean and tidy
easy house with a great host
wonderful place jason is a great host very polite and accommodating
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Visit Gurnee

These Airbnbs are great options for families traveling together, especially if they’re visiting someone at the naval base. Whether you are renting a full house for groups or private rooms for budget travelers, you’ll be glad to know these Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Gurnee are also close to spectacular places of interest. Book now!

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Gurnee, Illinois

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Gurnee are pet friendly?

Guests are welcome to take their pets to this cozy home rental with an expansive backyard. You can bring your assistance animals, too. Despite getting to share space with the property dog, this private bedroom with an ultra-plush queen bed has a strict policy regarding support pets, as guests must ask permission from the host before booking.

2. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Gurnee have parking?

Properties such as this modern house near the highways, this newly remodeled second-floor apartment, and this fully furnished abode near Roosevelt Park offer free parking spaces along the driveway and on the street.

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