Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hot Springs, North Carolina - Updated 2024

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City life can be stressful. Thankfully, a lot of wonderful spots provide a serene retreat in nature. One of these spots where tourists can enjoy a peaceful time in nature is Hot Springs, North Carolina. This little town is literally what every zen seeker should look out for on their next vacation. Of course, the main tourist draw is the numerous hot springs located across town. Nature lovers will also love spending some time on French Broad River, which offers rafting and kayaking for those who love it. A portion of the Appalachian Trail also runs through the town, drawing hundreds of hikers every year. The town is also not lacking in shopping and dining options. Got a thing for local festivals? Hot Springs has six annual festivals that you must attend. So, scroll down for our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Hot Springs, North Carolina.

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 April 09, 2024.

1. Cabin close to downtown area (from USD 134)

This cabin is located on top of the mountain and offers some majestic views that other cabins don’t have. From the porch, you will see Pisgah National Forest Park and the Appalachian Trail. Long term stays are allowed. There are plenty of reasons why you should extend your stay, especially if you seek nature to the fullest. You and your kids can share some campfire stories and songs while you roast marshmallows on the fire-pit patio outside. There’s also a fireplace inside for some warmth. Modern amenities in this cabin include WiFi access, cable TV, and an indoor hot tub.

Stayed at this property?
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
11.18 km (7.0 mi) from French Broad Adventures
304 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you are secluded from the world but still have the essentials like wifi and tv
we love the iron horse they have great food
wonderful views and very cozy and clean
fast communication and sparking clean
the cabin is beautiful impeccably clean and thoughtfully designed
the place was very clean cozy and private
beautiful log cabin that was immaculately clean
we loved the special touches (rustic and clean decor hammock fire pit teepee hot tub)
our hosts responded quickly and were very helpful
steven and julie were great hosts and responded promptly providing all the info we needed for our stay
the hosts are great and have awesome taste
the owner has done a great job making sure its kept clean well equipped and beautifully decorated
it is clear the owners take great pride in the place
great cabin location located 5 mins from downtown hot springs
excellent location and facilities close to town but with a remote feel and ideally situated for walking and rafting
perfect place to getaway with close friends and relax
the place was quaint and cute in a nice location just right outside of town
beautiful and relaxing home in a great location
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2. Convenient lodging near the Appalachian Trail (from USD 89)

Just along the Appalachian Trail is this cozy lodging with space for four. The cabin features a host of modern creature comforts for meticulous guests. Inside, there’s free WiFi access and a jetstream hot tub. There’s even a large flat-screen TV, an air-conditioning unit, and a heater! Every morning spent in this cabin is a delight as you wake up to serene sights and sounds. Explore the town’s attractions which are just a walk away from the cabin.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
11.05 km (6.9 mi) from French Broad Adventures
392 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a cozy space with a beautiful view
the shower was bigger than expected and the small air conditioner worked very well
the cottage was cozy and adorable but well appointed
it was perfect so cozy and beautiful views
charming cozy space to relax unwind and get back in tune with nature
clean and we'll appointed
everything was clean and tidy
clean beautiful and very cozy
super clean and exactly what we wanted
best place so clean and accommodating
natalie was a great host
this place is awesome and the host is excellent
natalie is an amazing host
she was kind enough to mail me my perscription glasses that i left behind
natalie also provided ample information about activities dining entertainment and helpful advice
cute little cottage and a great location
the location was perfect for exploring downtown hot springs
so close to the at and points of interest
these cute and cozy cottages are located right on the at and within walking distance of town
the location was perfect so close to hot springs just up the hill
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3. Luxurious country-style retreat (from USD 216)

Redefine your notion of staying in a country cabin by spending a weekend in this luxurious Airbnb. The spacious deck overlooks the town’s main attractions including Pisgah National Forest, French Broad River, and the Appalachian Trail. The views outside are not the only majestic thing in this cabin. Take a peek inside and you’ll see why it is the ultimate spot for a group of four. The whole house has ample wooden finishings that exude sophistication. The bedroom, dining room, and living room are all spacious enough for a wonderful weekend vacation.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.96 km (6.9 mi) from French Broad Adventures
112 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the bed was cozy and the hot tub was clean and hot
very clean and accommodating hosts will definitely be back
the host was very quick to respond to any questions or requests and made our stay very easy
wagon trail is wonderful host who’s home is a beautiful mountain top oasis
this cabin is in a great location within a quick drive or nice walk into downtown hot springs
such a beautiful home and location definitely will come back
this is located in a great place for hiking and exploring the beautiful appalachians
great location and beautiful place we would love to return soon thanks :)
beautiful view and location not much in hot springs but the surrounding areas have some fun activities
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4. Romantic getaway for couples (from USD 197)

Looking for a secluded place for your romantic getaway? Look no more than this private cabin hosted by Jennifer. This cabin only has enough space for two. After all, it is specifically geared towards couples looking for a romantic getaway close to nature. The single bedroom has a queen-sized bed that’s perfect for the night. But more importantly, there’s a huge overlooking deck beside the bedroom, offering fantastic views, and bistro-style tables. The bathroom, kitchen, and dining room are all spacious as well. There’s also a hot tub on the deck.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
11.03 km (6.9 mi) from French Broad Adventures
179 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabins are cozy with stunning views
) other then that jacuzzi was wonderful the complimentary wine views bed cable
comfortable bed with a warm fireplace and everything you need for a peaceful relaxing visit
the kitchen was well stocked the hot tub was great
super clean and comfortable
cozy clean and very comfortable
it was perfect for 2 people very clean and cozy
excellent mountain getaway locale clean
the cabin was clean comfortable and just what we wanted
communication with the host was excellent
the host has a very helpful information binder with complete information which was very helpful
away from it all yet close to the town of hot springs and many scenic attractions
very amazing and unique place
great place we will be back
an amazing place to stay overall
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5. Contemporary cabin near the town center

Perhaps you might be looking for a cabin that can easily host your next family retreat. If that’s the case, then this Airbnb rental is your next option. With space for eight, this cabin has loads of space to satisfy everyone in your family. There are three bedrooms and two bathrooms for a comfortable stay. There’s a lot of open space as well to take in the cool forest breeze. And what a breeze it is to offer a wonderful family time on the spacious deck with a barbeque grill. The cabin is located at the edge of the town, a minute of driving and you’ll be in the town center.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.57 km (6.6 mi) from French Broad Adventures
137 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy
the beds were extremely comfortable and the hammocks were fun
very clean and comfortable
clean and well supplied
clean and spacious for a large group
the kitchen is clean and very well- equipped with modern appliances
the cabin is absolutely fantastic --- new well-maintained clean and has all the essentials
roman the owner was absolutely amazing
fantastic host responsive and helpful
roman is hands down the best host
he was hands down the best host i’ve had
thanks roman for being an amazing host
great secluded spot but still close to everything
the house is located in a quiet area making it easy to get away from everything and relax
beautiful home great location great little town
great place to get away with friends and family
a great location for a large family or a group of people
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6. Luxurious accommodation with spectacular views of the river (from USD 206)

What a view! These three words will surely be the ones that you will utter when you stay at this log cabin. The deck is probably the best part since you get a spectacular view of the French Broad River as well as the rolling hills. You’ll be staying in an authentic log cabin with modern amenities inside. The stone fireplace provides warmth in the spacious living room. Four guests will surely have a memorable time cooking up delectable meals in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. There’s only one queen-sized bed, but guests can sleep on the sofa beds. Surely, the plush furnishings and provided electronics will make your stay all the more comfortable.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.93 km (6.8 mi) from French Broad Adventures
161 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home and furnishings are beautiful and the appliances kitchen gadgets and soaps were all top quality
we spent most of our time relaxing playing cards reading and cooking in the kitchen
truly a fantastic balance of private but accessible cozy but modern and spacious but well-appointed
a perfectly designed clean well furnished cabin
this cabin has beautiful views of the river is in great shape clean and well appointed
it is located in a perfect place not too far away from town
it’s easy to walk into the cute town and to beautiful hiking trails
great location & beautiful views
the views are stunning the house is luxurious and it’s a perfect location to enjoy the hot springs area
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7. Rental beside the creek (from USD 175)

Just beside Spring Creek is this oddly-shaped cabin. It’s a small cabin that can only comfortably fit up to two people. Those who stay here, however, are rewarded by the pristine and cool waters of the nearby creek. The outdoor sitting area, with hammocks and a firepit, is big and overlooks the swimming hole. The cool breeze from the mountains will surely relax you and your companion. The same goes for the cabin’s interior; rooms and amenities are designed for your convenience with a huge king-sized bed and spacious living and dining rooms. Plus, it’s also a walk away from downtown.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.65 km (6.7 mi) from French Broad Adventures
126 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inside is crazy nice wifi definitely helped
excellent location great host lots of little extras
the location is perfect
debras place is perfectly located in hot springs
it's private close to everything artistic comfortable and set up for relaxing
amazing place to get away
gracious host beautiful home short walk to town but secluded at the same time
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8. Lodge perfect for families (from USD 200)

This cabin sits within Broadwing Farm, and your troop can participate in produce picking during summer. Plus, their property sits right within view of French Broad River, perfect for a family retreat in nature! Hosts Mary and Pete also ensure that you’ll only enjoy the best of what nature has to offer when your family stays here. The water in the outdoor tub is sourced from fresh mineral water. Everything in the cabin conforms to authentic, country cabin style which will comfortably fit four.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
11.61 km (7.3 mi) from French Broad Adventures
47 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable cabin with a wonderful view from the front deck
great cabin beautiful views cozy and clean
there were plenty of clean towels and blankets
the cabin was super clean and cozy
relaxing charming clean and accommodating with lots of personal touches
the cabin was so clean and cozy and had everything we needed for a comfortable visit
mary and pete’s pine cabin was clean cute and private
excellent stay great kitchen courteous hosts very private and quiet
beautiful scenery close to town private spot
excellent cabin in an excellent location would definitely recommend
beautiful farm close to hiking and scenic drives
this place is amazing the cabin was very easy to find with the added instruction emailed to me
what a beautiful and peaceful place
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9. Waterfront rental for a fishing trip

Like every other cabin on this list, this one is beside a creek that makes for a great fishing spot. There’s even an outdoor camping area for a wonderful picnic by the creek. If you prefer to relax in the comfort of the cabin, there is the screened porch for an afternoon nap. The decks are spacious. Your family can have an amazing brunch on the outdoor deck while enjoying the cool breeze. At night, two bedrooms with queen-sized beds in both, offer generous space for a good night’s sleep. The cabin is also the best place to unplug digitally, since you have no WiFi access here.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.74 km (6.7 mi) from French Broad Adventures
101 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable and the setting on the creek was absolutely amazing
very comfortable very clean home with beautiful views
she was a wonderful and accommodating host and the place was much better than we could have expected
melanie was very helpful throughout the stay
melanie was a very gracious host and the property is far better than the pictures
melanie was responsive and helpful
melanie was so quick to respond and super helpful and sweet we will be back
location is awesome super convenient to town and hiking
beautiful house and a beautiful location tucked away right outside of town
we really loved the little town of hot springs this house and the location
awesome location right on the creek
excellent rafting all over the place up there and great hikes
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10. Serene duplex overlooking Spring Creek

Experience countryside living to the fullest with a stay in Creekview Casa’s two-person duplex. The duplex itself has a large sliding door that opens up to the large deck, which overlooks Spring Creek. Here, you can meditate to the sound of the river gushing in or to the rustling leaves. The rental features an open-space concept, with the spacious kitchen and living room combined into one. The bedroom has a cozy queen-sized bed and en-suite bathroom with a shower. You can take a short stroll in Spring Creek Community and explore the trails and scenery out there.

Stayed at this property?
Hot Springs, North Carolina, United States
10.73 km (6.7 mi) from French Broad Adventures
47 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice double bed and also foldout couch in the living room
the heater worked great the bed was very comfortable
beautiful setting and comfortable space it was what we needed after some extensive hiking
nice comfortable little spot in a beautiful quiet town
everything was clean and comfortable
very comfortable and clean with thoughtful touches
also very clean and bright inside due to sliding doors in room
affordable clean spot perfect for visiting hot springs
lovely space and lovely hosts highly recommend
the guide/information packet of recommendations in the area was super helpful
stacy and her husband were the perfect hosts epitomising everything there is to love about the south
the location is great
great location- close to everything
parking was close and easy
spring creek casa was a perfectly located and private place to stay to experience hot springs on foot
stacy's place is right in hot springs allowing good access to local area
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Have a wonderful time in Hot Springs

Hot Springs, North Carolina, offers the best retreat for those looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The town is home to quite a number of hot springs and natural attractions that will surely recharge you. So, have a wonderful time in Hot Springs and choose one of the rentals on this list.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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