14 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kalamazoo, Michigan - Updated 2024

Deanna
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Formerly known as Bronson, one of Kalamazoo’s claims to fame is an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall, which promises a singular experience. Kalamazoo is a major city in Michigan. While it does not get the same publicity as Detroit, Kalamazoo offers a fair share of tourist attractions, lively festivals, and exciting things to do. Many visitors flock to Kalamazoo Nature Center for a much-needed respite amid the greenery. Car buffs should roll out to Gilmore Car Museum for vintage flair. Families usually head to Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum and then follow it up by going to Kalamazoo Valley Museum. While planning your city stops, you’d better decide where to stay, whether in hotels or cabins in Kalamazoo. To know more, read this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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 May 20, 2024.

1. Cozy and bright home (from USD 153)

Stay in this cozy home equipped with a flat-screen TV with Roku for your entertainment. The property also offers book lovers a collection of reading material to immerse them in captivating stories. The travel crib is perfect for families with babies and toddlers. The standalone high chair with straps or harness ensures your little ones can enjoy their meals comfortably and safely.

The board games provide endless entertainment for the whole family. You can stay comfortable anytime with central air-conditioning and heating. The fast WiFi ensures you can stay connected with your loved ones and stay on top of your work or studies. Moreover, free parking on the premises provides a convenient and hassle-free experience for those traveling with a car.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
4.09 km (2.6 mi) from Bronson Park
35 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were firm and perfect for the 3 of us
the bed was great and the small details were amazing
Cleanliness:
very clean well kept
very clean and had a home feeling
the house was beautifully decorated and very clean and comfortable
very clean and spacious place definitely worth the price
great home here clean and fresh neat and modern it a great place to stay a few days
Host:
sarah was a great host
sarah is an excellent host and has put together the perfect airb&b
check-in was super easy and sarah was so easy to communicate with and a wonderful host
sarah was a great host and the place was amazing for my little family
Location:
such a cute little place very close drive to downtown kalamazoo
it was clean delightfully decorated easily accessible and close to many of the main roads
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2. Family-friendly abode with an arcade room (from USD 233)

Have a great time in this family-friendly property where everyone feels right at home. A complimentary breakfast is offered to fuel your family’s adventures. It boasts a high-definition TV with various streaming options, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Chromecast, Disney+, Fire TV, HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, and Roku.

Get ready to sing your heart out with the Bluetooth karaoke sound system. The game console is perfect for kids and adults, offering hours of entertainment. Keep your little one safe and sound with the travel crib, baby monitor, fireplace guards, and more. The abode also offers a high chair, children’s dinnerware, changing table, and a baby bath for your convenience. The arcade room will entertain your family for hours, with fun and games for everyone.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
577 meters (0.4 ft) from Bronson Park
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house was perfect for our family to celebrate christmas together all the extra amenities (breakfast coffee toiletries
nice kitchen tvs everywhere and the small arcade in the loft is an added bonus
the recliners and beds were especially comfortable and the video games and karaoke machine were lots of fun
great house with lots of room for you and your guests
the house is very spacious and comfortable with everything anyone would need for a few relaxing days
Cleanliness:
great clean house check in was easy
overall…very clean home great communication from the owners
fully equipped and good beds very clean as well
clean and very neat home
this is a great place was very clean and welcoming decor
Host:
host were friendly and responded to all of my questions
excellent hosts and beautiful place
the hosts were very responsive and helpful
hosts were excellent and always responsive
katie and jeremy are responsive hosts who want to make sure everything is great
Location:
great location for walking to restaurants downtown
great place within walking distance of downtown kzoo
ideal walking distance yet quiet place to get away for respite
amazing place and nice location
super fun house within walking distance to downtown kalamazoo
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3. Newly renovated home for a party of eight (from USD 107)

Is your primary criterion enough sleeping arrangements for your party? If that is the case, then this newly renovated home with three bedrooms is all you need for your stay in Kalamazoo. The place is newly renovated and decked in some of the latest and best facilities. Its interior replicates traditional American homes, but with modern appliances for convenience. This three-bedroom home in Stuart easily accommodates eight guests.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
1.54 km (1.0 mi) from Bronson Park
315 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress in the main bedroom was super comfortable
the beds were comfy rachel and caleb were super responsive and it was a good value
the beds were comfy and we slept great
this place was amazing great value perfect for a rental where you’re need 6-7 different beds
there were sweet touches of candles in each room and the bathtub was especially nice
Cleanliness:
it was very clean as well
communication was the best by far clean and comfortable
very clean house with comfortable beds
it was very clean and very stylish
the space was clean and stylish
Host:
host is super friendly with quick response
rachel was a great host and was very communicative
the hosts were super quick to respond
they were great hosts who were always available if needed
the hosts are friendly and very responsive
Location:
great location close to everything
great location 5 minute drive to bell’s brewery
cute house and was in the perfect location for us
the location downtown was perfect
wonderful location close to downtown and both campuses
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4. Stylish and homey apartment near downtown Kalamazoo (from USD 113)

Sparkling clean and stylish, adorable and intimate, super homey - what else are you looking for? A beautiful first-floor apartment with an accommodating host should be a satisfactory choice. If that piques your interest, tick off your list because you have just found a place to stay in Kalamazoo. Enjoy modern luxuries in an inspired interior with a full kitchen and a living room that is spacious enough for a party of six. Since this Airbnb is near downtown Kalamazoo, its convenience factor doubles up.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
400 meters (0.3 ft) from Bronson Park
287 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was super clean well decorated and cozy
a beautiful house that is comfortable and very clean in a great location
Host:
great host and very stylish and cozy unit
the bathroom was beautiful and he was extremely accommodating and responsive to any questions i had
Location:
perfect walking distance to kalamazoo
a great place to stay near downtown
outstanding location dan is really nice
beautiful apartment in an old house close to the kalamazoo mall
great stay - close to kalamazoo state theatre and downtown
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5. Spacious apartment near parks and breweries

A well-lighted, spacious, and clean space in Kalamazoo’s downtown area is far too charming to resist. Former guests cannot brag enough about the warmth of the place and its host. The full kitchen has all the amenities you’d need for hot meals. The bedroom will tuck you in tight at night and welcome the next day with sunshine streaming through the windows. This suite apartment accommodates four adventurous guests. It is also a great place to board if you want to visit various breweries and parks around the neighborhood.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
330 meters (0.3 ft) from Bronson Park
573 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
access to wifi and roku were a nice touch
ken had nice touches like water bottles in the fridge and keurig cups in the kitchen
the inside temperature was very comfortable and the space-heater a nice option
his place is very nicely stocked with amenities needed and was very comfortable and bright as well
ken’s apartment is great really close to the downtown area and walkable to numerous breweries shops and cafes
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
fun clean comfortable space
clean spot with a lot of space
second the place is delightful clean and comfortable
had an amazing time the place was very clean and had nice touches to it
Host:
ken was a great host
ken was a great host as well
ken was a really great host
ken is such a wonderful host
he is a great host
Location:
close proximity to downtown easy walk
great location and lovely place
nice place - good location
lovely apartment close to everything
nice place in a great location
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6. Colonial house with a private deck (from USD 99)

Will you stay at Everyman’s House, a 1926 colonial home that holds the honor of being a historic home in Kalamazoo? It’s not every vacation where you have the opportunity to stay in a house that has dedicated websites to it. The landmark house on Westnedge Hill has three bedrooms and a private deck. You can start learning about Kalamazoo with a tour of the house that stands proud to this day. The property accommodates six to seven guests. So a trip with extended family or a group of friends will be perfect if you book this accommodation.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
2.2 km (1.4 mi) from Bronson Park
380 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice space very comfortable bed full fenced back yard
very cozy and comfortable thankyou jennifer
excellent place to stay comfortable chairs good beds excellent kitchen great location for exploring kalamazoo
we had a comfortable stay
the living room was perfect for a cozy sharing of late night pizza
Cleanliness:
clean and well equipped house
so neat clean and comfortable
all rooms were clean and comfortable
it was very clean and there was plenty of hot water
everything was very clean and the two car garage was a great plus
Host:
the owner is easy to communicate with and made us feel welcome
great house great host
the tourist attraction info was helpful
also jenny was so helpful all this while
the host was very responsive and pleasant to deal with
Location:
perfect location close to downtown fun
great location and ultra cute home
great little place close to downtown
great place right in the middle of everything
we really enjoyed the location
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7. Cozy dig for two near downtown Kalamazoo

Are you the kind of traveler who likes to walk around a new city? For your trip to Kalamazoo, what you need is a cozy apartment that is within walking distance of various downtown destinations. There are numerous restaurants and local cafes just a few blocks away. As for amenities, you can use the washer and dryer in the building. The accommodation comprises pots, pans, appliances, and kitchen space for cooking simple meals. This apartment in Vine, Kalamazoo, is a cozy flat for two - great for couples or a solo traveler.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
337 meters (0.3 ft) from Bronson Park
678 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac unit in the main room and a fan kept it very cool and comfortable
the space itself was very cozy and had nice amenities such as a keurig
loved being able to make coffee in the room to wake up
the bed was super comfortable
check-in is easy and the bed is super comfy ken is an a+ host all around :)
Cleanliness:
clean easy and nice spot
the apartment is sparkling clean and comfortable
it was also very clean and stylish
everything was clean and easy to figure out
nice clean place that had everything needed
Host:
host is responsive instructions are easy
ken was communicative and made the process easy
ken was super responsive and attentive
ken is a fantastic host everything went perfect
ken was very helpful and quick with responding
Location:
great location within walking distance of everything downtown
great location - walking distance to several places
great location and cute space
comfortable and close to downtown kazoo
great place within walking distance to downtown
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8. Spacious bungalow best for families (from USD 94)

An Airbnb listing with three bedrooms and a common area could be the perfect holiday stay for the entire family. Anyone who appreciates a perfectly laid out home away from home would want to stay in the quaint Eastwood listing. The neighborhood is quiet and fresh, adding to its charm. Enjoy breezy nights on the covered front porch, and rest your eyes on the green surfaces of a large backyard. This refreshing bungalow is good for as many as seven warm bodies.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
3.08 km (2.0 mi) from Bronson Park
220 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
definitely felt warmer/cozier than anticipated from the photos but still just as cool as the photos suggested
Cleanliness:
nice clean and well maintained
their place was very clean and comfortable
this space was very clean and exactly what i was looking for
everything was nice and clean in this beautiful house
loved my stay at caleb & rachel’s place it was so clean and quaint
Host:
hosts were easy to contact and provided us timely information
the host were super communicative and very helpful
caleb and rachel have a wonderful sense of what great hospitality is and were very attentive to our needs
super cute home the most comfortable beds we felt at home and very welcome by our hosts
caleb and rachel were great hosts communicating frequently to make sure our stay was going well
Location:
great location and close to downtown
wonderful place very comfy and close to food and stores
really cozy and comfortable space close to downtown-- perfect for our group trip to kalamazoo
awesome place great location and super cute and clean would recommend
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9. Lovely home away from home (from USD 137)

A thoughtfully decorated house would make you feel at home, and an even more thoughtful host would have everything you need ready. You won’t have to spend so much time house hunting if you’re just fine with a lovely house, all to yourself. This Airbnb on Westwood has two bedrooms and two living rooms. Surely, that’s more than you expected. As many as six guests can stay at this place that’s known to have received great feedback from previous guests.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
2.43 km (1.6 mi) from Bronson Park
308 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our toddler behaved better than expected and absolutely loved the decor masks in the kitchen
great little place to stay and be comfortable for the night with a reasonable price for the area
Cleanliness:
very clean and well kept
super clean and as advertised
clean comfortable and tastefully decorated
super clean well-labeled and easy to find
lovely space and very clean
Host:
amazing host with a super amazing place to stay
truly a remarkable host with fabulous attention to detail
doug was very friendly and esy to reach
plenty of parking space and hosts made it easy to access the house with a number code
this is a terrific home to stay in with exceptional hosts
Location:
great location too
great location close to wmu campus
great value in a terrific location
great house super cute clean and in a great location
very close to wmu and perfect for our family of 4
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10. Charming apartment near downtown area

You can have an apartment all to yourself and not worry about being late for your sightseeing schedules at downtown Kalamazoo. The apartment on offer is located in Vine and is just a stone’s throw away from the city’s primary landmarks. If you’re going to Kalamazoo purely for pleasure, then you can take it easy on the porch and relax. If you want to socialize, you can always head to the nearby cafe or restaurant. This Kalamazoo vacation rental accommodates two guests.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
331 meters (0.3 ft) from Bronson Park
412 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cozy space with any amenities you need
yellow stain on one towel dingy bathroom mats but otherwise clean
several interesting spaces including an office bedroom/living room closet kitchen and bath
it had a pull down bed like the ones you see in movies
adorable historical place comfortable and quiet
Cleanliness:
nice clean place to stay
a nice clean space
very comfortable and clean
recommend this for a nice clean stay
the place was very clean and set up well with everything we needed
Host:
yas was a great host
yas was a great host
very accommodating host and a lovely apartment
yas is a great host reply’s very fast and very helpful with your questions
yas was an excellent host
Location:
great location and value
great location would definitely recommend
a great location conveniently located in downtown kalamazoo
great location right by the state theater and walking distance to all of downtown
nice place in a great location
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11. Studio in Victorian house with modern conveniences (from USD 1800)

Call it a studio or a one-bedroom apartment, this accommodation’s coziness speaks volumes. There’s no argument that Clark House in Stuart is a midwestern classic, a Victorian house from the 1900s. These days, the studio is open only for long-term leases for one or two guests. If you need a place for a lengthy stay in Kalamazoo, then what could be better than a studio with a private bath, antique furniture, and a private kitchen? Do not pass on this opportunity to book a classic room for yourself.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
715 meters (0.5 ft) from Bronson Park
298 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities such as fresh coffee wine glasses full kitchen and snacks
wonderful apartment that includes a large kitchen and cozy room with tv and internet
beautiful apartment great amenities easy check in and check out
loved the kitchen and really comfortable furniture
amazing kitchen nice touches of coffee creamer and juices
Cleanliness:
very clean and communication was fantastic
very clean and comfortable place
everything was clean and well maintained
very clean place with easy parking
very clean liked the docorating
Host:
krystin is a great host
krystin such a wonderful host
krystin was an amazing host with a really great place
host does a great job on communication
loved our stay very responsive a gracious host
Location:
great location within walking distance to downtown
great location within easy walking distance of downtown
great location and close to wmu and downtown
great location and great place
fun being so close to downtown
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12. Modern rustic bungalow with a gazebo (from USD 2072)

One of the best places to stay in the city is Thomas’ Airbnb. This modern bungalow home rental is a five-minute drive from downtown and comes with unique features like a gazebo with a fireplace and vaulted ceilings. The two bedrooms can comfortably accommodate three guests who will enjoy other offerings like a spacious living room in an open-plan space, a well-equipped cozy kitchen, and an airy dining area. Restaurants and shops like Walgreens are within walking distance from this beautiful home.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
3.18 km (2.0 mi) from Bronson Park
147 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space is perfectly comfortable with everything you could want
thomas's place is very comfortable; it has a modern open floor plan that is appealing
the bed is wonderful and the big sofa very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and has everything you need
everything about this place was clean and looked somehow even better than i thought
this is a great spot spacious clean unique
clean and quiet loved the amount of sunlight coming in
definitely book if you’re looking for a quiet little getaway very clean and comfortable
Host:
thomas was a very accommodating host and i can tell he is very proud of this little bungalow
Location:
location great to get everywhere
great location close to downtown kalamazoo and western michigan university
super close to all the fun things to do
such a cute place it was perfect for our girls trip to kalamazoo
everything was great and really close to downtown:)
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13. Western-themed 1880s town home (from USD 125)

Bobby and Barbara’s Airbnb is truly unique. Boasting a Western theme, the 1880s townhouse features some vintage furniture from the 1950s and carefully curated Native American pieces. Four guests are comfortably accommodated in the rental’s two bedrooms. Some other features of this home are the fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living room with a TV and books, and a full bathroom. The vibrant downtown, with all its restaurants and entertainment spots, is a short walk from this historic house.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
870 meters (0.6 ft) from Bronson Park
387 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really enjoyed oak ranch in kalamazoo loved the history of the space and was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and simple historic home
great communication with hosts and clean
the house was clean beautifully decorated and stocked with essentials
beautiful house had everything we needed and was very clean
bobby and barbara are responsive and quite clean
Host:
personable hosts that really likes people
bobby and barbara were great hosts
bobby and barbara are amazing hosts
bobby and barbara are wonderful hosts very communicative friendly and kind
this is a beautiful house the hosts are thoughtful and helpful and made me feel at home
Location:
a great location close to downtown
great location and great place
quiet house in an excellent location
great stay close to lots of fun
we exspecially loved the porch great location we would definitely stay again
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14. Compact apartment a few blocks from downtown Kalamazoo

Do not underestimate a little apartment, especially if it is situated in an ideal location. Vine District is a prime spot in Kalamazoo, and you only need your legs and an adventurous spirit to explore its many wonders. From cute local restaurants to quaint cafes, you can explore the entire neighborhood one step at a time. Staying at an upgraded apartment at the heart of the city is ideal for short-term stays. A bedroom and a full kitchen should be enough for four guests who don’t mind sharing the space.

Stayed at this property?
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
699 meters (0.5 ft) from Bronson Park
20 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was extremely comfortable and we slept so well the futon/couch was also surprisingly comfy
Cleanliness:
a nice clean space to stay for a few days
clean and efficient space easy check-in access
great location clean and comfortable apartment
Host:
nick is an superb host
nick is a kind and responsive host and made our trip easy and pleasant
nick is very responsive and helpful
best location in kalamazoo nick is a great host; very responsive and check-in/out couldn't have been easier
Location:
great location nice size for two people
great space with comfortable bedroom and short 10 min walk to downtown kzoo
i was in easy walking distance of breakfast(crows nest) and a bunch of bars and restaurants downtown
loved the apartment it was very homey and in a great location
smooth check in process great location and comfortable space will gladly stay again when i'm in the area
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Kalamazoo awaits you

When it is time for a new adventure in Michigan, you can bring your partner or the entire family, whichever applies, to the city of Kalamazoo. They have a number of popular tourist destinations so you’d have a full itinerary to work through. Remember to check out the county’s celery harvest and the old Gibson guitar factory. For now, we hope you enjoy planning your trip to Kalamazoo! Do check out the best hotels with pools and other Airbnbs in Kalamazoo for more accommodation options as well. If you want to explore the nearby locations, South Haven has stunning beachfront rentals.

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