10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Mountain View, California - Updated 2021

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Mountain View, California is dubbed as the “Folk Music Capital of the World”. Looking at its live music scene and steady grip on regional traditions, it’s not hard to see why. Mountain View isn’t one of the more out-there tourism destinations, but it definitely has an old-world spiritual charm that many are attracted to. The village hangs on to overtly religious ideals, but don’t let that jar you from soaking in the rustic views and rubbing shoulders with locals as they sway to the beat of time-old musical masterpieces. To help you do as the locals do and escape hotel walls for local homesteads steeped in culture, this guide to picking the perfect Airbnbs in Mountain View, California will come in handy.

1. Brightly lit downtown apartment (from USD 219)

Fully equipped with modern amenities and furnished in a minimalist yet comfortable fashion, this apartment is perfect for a relaxing stay in Mountain View. It’s a serviced apartment in a posh building that also features a shared pool and a fitness centre. The apartment comfortably accommodates four guests; the bedroom features a king-size bed. A complete kitchen encourages guests to whip up culinary delicacies or quick fixes while the living room television features Netflix and HBO GO for entertainment. Fancy a chaser after a long day? Step out onto the patio or head to the terrace for barbequed nosh to go with it.

Bright, Comfortable Downtown Mountain View Apartment
Mountain View, California, United States
38 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
high standard apartment nice amenities just right besides castro street
there are also nice amenities in the apartment complex although i did not have time to use them
big kitchen big common space and big bed :) everything was perfect
great stay everything was as expected the apartment was brand new and modern
very clean and comfortable place
great clean place to stay
very clean and modern apartment building
place was clean and well stocked with everything you’d need
clean modern everything works well equipped excellent communication safe parking
easy to use tv comfortable bed and the laundry was very helpful for my long stay
great location despite daily train noise
great place and great location
it's an awesome location right near downtown mountain view
great place to kick back
great location next to the train to sf and other towns
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2. Comfortable pet-friendly duplex (from USD 114)

If you find yourself needing to bring your pet to Mountain View, this apartment is the ideal base. The 700-square feet (65-square metres) private apartment is located near downtown Mountain View and Caltrain. The one-bedroom space is ideal for two guests and features a queen-sized bed along with a pull-out sofa bed. It’s also great for business travellers as it features a desk with shelving and WiFi and ethernet connections. The shared backyard is perfect to soak up some sun; the shared garage comes handy if you have to store something bulky. Guests with cars can freely park along the street or in the driveway.

1BR/1BA Duplex (P) near Castro/Caltrain Mtn View
Mountain View, California, United States
223 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and the sofa bed
the house is very comfortable and had all amenities for us
cozy and comfortable bed and couch and a really nice tv
another comfortable stay in mountain view
nice apartment with plenty of space for all three of us
very clean nice neighborhood
the house was clean and had nice thick towels
great stay very clean and comfortable
it’s very clean and comfortable
the place itself was very clean and organized
host is very responsive
the host is a quick responder and incredibly helpful
great place and great host
huang was quick to respond and was very helpful
a pleasant experience and host has quick responses to our queries which was awesome
good location and close to downtown
great location as well
place is located in nice neighborhood
great location and a nice place
good location and nice space
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3. Homely apartment with super-high ceilings (from USD 69)

Business travellers will be well-placed to travel to Silicon Valley and back if they stay at this idyllic apartment. Located near Castro Street, this one-bedroom apartment exclusively belongs to the guest for the duration of their stay. Basic features include WiFi, air conditioning, washer-dryers, and bathroom essentials. The well-equipped kitchen has all the paraphernalia you’ll need to cook a decent breakfast; a dishwasher, microwave, and fridge complete the appliance setup. Silicon Valley and big tech companies are easily accessible through company shuttles; if the weather is nice, you might fancy going about on one of the many Lime bikes you’ll find in the area.

Spacious, Soaring Ceilings, Near Downtown MV, GOOG
Mountain View, California, United States
89 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was so nice to have some coffee eggs and milk in the kitchen
the bed is extremely comfy and the place has all the comforts of home
kevin was very thoughtful in providing tea/coffee and even some food/milk for breakfast
the space is large and comfortable
comfortable stay walking distance from the high street with all the amenities
clean spacious and as advertised
clean comfortable and convenient
the space was sparkling clean
the apartment was clean the area was very pleasant and quiet
quiet clean apartment in a beautiful neighborhood
kevin was a great host
kevin was a great host
kevin is a great responsive caring host
kevin was very communicative and instructions were very easy to follow
great stay with very attentive host
good location if you need to be downtown mtv
location was quiet and safe
good walk to and from castro
great location for work and otherwise
good spot quiet and near mtv
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4. Cosy duplex with a fenced-in yard (from USD 144)

Remodelled recently and furnished with comfortable sofas and chairs, this two-bedroom duplex apartment is well within reach of major areas in California. One bedroom features a king-size bed while the other has two twin beds; however, a sofa bed and air mattress are also available for surprise visitors. The laptop-friendly space also allows for car parking on premises, which is handy if you need to shuttle between home and office while in Mountain View. The kitchen provides all cooking essentials including a refrigerator and microwave oven. Guests at the Airbnb can access the home through a private entrance and can check themselves in with a keypad access code.

Cute two bedroom home in fantastic location!
Mountain View, California, United States
200 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
liked the fans and air conditioning
nice furniture and bathroom
really appreciated having a fully functional kitchen and washer/dryer
the king bed was very comfortable the kitchen is open and functional
loved the comfortable mattress
very clean and comfortable
it was comfortable spacious and clean clean clean
the house is clean and comfortable
the place is wonderfull and very clean
this place was clean and in a quite place
chris response so quick and helpful
chris was an amazing host
a lovely house and the host is nice
chris is an amazing host very responsive
chris is a wonderful host and we loved the way he took care of minute details
highways are super close
the location is also great
great value for the location
quiet and safe neighborhood easy access to highway
nice little gem in a great location
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5. Luxurious serviced apartment with fibre-optic WiFi (from USD 209)

Furnished to impeccable taste with modern decor, this one-bedroom apartment is for the aesthetic-driven. It is located on Castro street, close to the CalTrain station in downtown Mountain View. The private apartment is in a relatively new building only a short distance away from the tech titans in Silicon Valley. Four guests can be easily accommodated in the apartment, which is owned by a Superhost with high ratings. Apart from essentials such as superfast WiFi, heating, and hot water, the apartment also has game consoles, high chairs, and room-darkening shades, making it just as ideal for families as it is for business travellers. Guests can avail of paid parking or work off the day’s stress at the gym or in the pool.

TRIBE ❤️ Deep Cleaned 🧽 Castro St. Mountain View
Mountain View, California, United States
39 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful apartment with all necessary amenities
super clean as well
very clean and cozy would definitely stay again
the place is super clean and very well decorated
this place was very nice and very clean
a beautiful clean apt in a great location
tribe is an amazing host
the host is wonderful they usually response super quickly no matter what you ask
the hosts were super friendly and communication was amazing throughout the entire trip
great location within walking distance of restaurants and bart station
amazing location right on castro street
beautiful modern apartment close to castro street
great place to stay near castro st
i would definitely stay at this location again
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6. Snug, fully furnished in-law suite (from USD 67)

This one-bedroom private in-law suite is located near downtown Mountain View and can accommodate three guests. The spacious living room features a television and comfy sofa; a twin bed for the third guest is made available upon request. The bedroom features a queen bed and a roomy closet while the kitchenette makes up for size in simple functionality. Floor heating, high-speed WiFi, fresh linen, coffee maker and laundry access wrap up the list of conveniences. The in-law suite is ideal for business travellers or small families looking for a home base while in Mountain View.

Spacious Mt View 1B/1B In-law Suite
Mountain View, California, United States
225 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi for business travel
great location and spacious and comfortable unit with all the amenities we needed to enjoy our stay
the bed was comfortable and the area quiet
very clean and comfortable space
everything was clean and in order
place is very clean and nice
clean comfortable lower level suite
na’s place is extremely clean and cozy
host was well responsive
host was extremely helpful and nice
great and informative hosts
great hosts and a beautiful home
the hosts were great at communicating as well
great place and convenient location
great place great location
excellent location if you are in the area
great place and location wish we could have enjoyed it longer
very comfortable and a cute place to stay
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7. Family-friendly flat with a paved backyard (from USD 130)

If you’re bringing the whole family in tow when in Mountain View, a private duplex like this one is well-suited to your needs. Situated in a busy residential area, this home features a full kitchen with a fridge, stove, microwave, and essential cookware. A bedroom with a double bed and a full-sized double futon in the living room complete the sleeping arrangements. The private laundry room and paved backyard are additional boons, especially for families with children who like to run about and play. The backyard is ideal to host barbeque dinners or play a game in the evenings. Downtown Mountain View is only a 15-minute walk away; the host has cycles to lend out or can direct guests to pay-as-you-go bikes to rent.

Family Friendly Apartment
Mountain View, California, United States
110 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she thoughtfully included enough amenities snacks kitchen utilities/appliances and furniture to make the space feel comfortable and homelike
spacious and nice to have complete unit - a/c would be welcome in summertime
the house has everything (except for ac) and is comfortable and nice
she thoughtfully included a few handy items in the bathroom - bandaids toothpaste shampoo etc
grace was very thoughtful in providing staples for the kitchen and the bathroom
super clean and very comfortable
place was clean and well appointed
the apartment is very clean and comfortable
the flat was clean and perfect size for one person
very clean grace was very responsive and helpful
she is a really wonderful host
the hosts are great
she is friendly and polite
grace was a great host
very the best host
location is super convenient
comfortable spacious good location (10 mins walk to castro)
the neighborhood is nice and conveniently located near shops and restaurants
as we didn’t drive this meant the location was ideal
the location is great (close enough to walk to downtown mv street parking not a problem)
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8. Stylish bungalow with private patio and porch (from USD 217)

This stylishly appointed two-bedroom bungalow is aptly named La Dolce Vita and features a sunlit open floor plan that’s exclusively for renting guests. The gourmet kitchen is the highlight of the property as it packs staple food including cereal, pasta, and canned goods. A soaking tub and central air conditioning ensure perfect indoor temperature while additional cabinet locks and baby tubs make the modern home a child-friendly one.

La Dolce Vita! Perfect Downtown Mtn. View Getaway
Mountain View, California, United States
268 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable with lots of amenities
i have a hard time sleeping when i travel but the bed was comfortable and warm
the most beautiful apartment in the most idle location with practically all amenities provided for excellent stay
the common rooms were really comfortable and the bedrooms great for sleeping
we had a very comfortable stay
very clean and well maintained
sparkling clean quiet neighborhood
very clean quiet and comfortable
their place is nice and clean with comfy beds
the house is very clean and tidy
thank you for being a great host
the hosts are kind and helpful
and our hosts were brilliant
the hosts are very responsive
the hosts have thought of everything - making their lovely bungalow feel like a home from home
amazing location walking distance to casto street
great location and great value
great location close to castro st
the location was also great
quaint and comfortable location to stay
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9. Welcoming one-bed apartment with Apple TV

This 1-bedroom apartment is conveniently located in the heart of Mountain View, only 10 minutes away from the downtown area. The apartment also features a living room, a full kitchen, and a bathroom. The massive smart TV in the living room is the crowning feature when it comes to entertainment– it even has Apple TV and YouTube TV logged in. Parking is free and on-site, should you wish to drive in from somewhere. Most hotel essentials have been conveniently prepared for guests, including hangers, a kettle, kitchen utensils, and fresh bed and bath linen. The entire apartment is spread over a single level, which is convenient for those looking out for disability-friendly stays.

Spacious 1Bedroom Apt Central MountainView
Mountain View, California, United States
165 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love the tv internet and the work desk
while others said the wifi was good for us it was unusable
the place is clean and comfortable with an excellent wifi connection
the apartment was clean and had all the necessary amenities
the bed was super comfortable
very clean i would come back
the house was clean and comfortable
the place was clean and comfy
great place clean and well organized
great apartment quiet clean and comfortable
ian was a great host
the host is very responsive and helpful
host is so easy to communicate with
the instructions were very helpful
ian is a great host
great place close to everything
location is great near city centre
the location is great walking distance from downtown and restaurants
great location and convenient parking
comfortable stay at a convenient location
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10. Private cottage near downtown Mountain View

private cottage near downtown mountain view
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Fancy renting out an entire cottage in the heart of Mountain View? This private Airbnb might well be it. It’s perfect for two guests as it has one bedroom and a full bathroom. The cottage features amenities including a Keurig coffee machine, bottled water, light snacks, and central heating. Guests can enter the cottage through a private entrance and lounge in the patio on cool evenings. The hosts have two dogs, so guests will need to let them know in advance if anyone has an allergy or phobia.

Private bungalow in Mountain View.
Mountain View, California, United States
107 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sandy and jim's backyard cottage is oh-so-comfortable with all the thoughtful amenities that made our overnight enjoyable
had a heater microwave sink mini-fridge (with drinks ) keurig (stocked) and lots of other nice surprises
cottage is very well done and comfortable
sandy's cottage is an adorable comfortable and easily accessible place to lay your head
the apartment was comfortable the amenities were great and the location can’t be beat
very clean and private
clean convenient excellent prompt communication
clean and great place to stay
very clean modern and welcoming
clean quiet great little neighborhood
sandy and jim were great hosts
sandy was a great host very detailed instructions and quick responses
they are thoughtful hosts who were responsive when we had questions
great place awesome host definitely would stay there again if the repairs are kept up
the hosts were very pleasant to work with and fun to talk to
wonderful location to walk downtown
good location easy walking distance to castro st
excellent location and value for money for downtown mv
nice place in a very convenient location
really nice place very centrally located
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Enjoy a comfortable stay in Mountain View

Enjoy the folksy, old-world charm of Mountain View on a holiday. Whether you’re looking for a business-friendly property or can’t bear to leave your dog behind, you’ll find the perfect Airbnb in Mountain View to make your stay even more fulfilling.

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