Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In North Carolina, USA - Updated 2023


Travelling to North Carolina is like going to a one-stop “shopping” destination. Everyone in your group might have different interests, but they can all find satisfaction and memorable experiences out of visiting. Highlights include exploring the landscape that’s famous for its mountain peaks, extended shoreline, waterfalls, and many other natural points of interest. But if going outdoors is not your thing, this state also offers other places that will tickle your fancy, such as museums, memorials, wineries, and an art and science centre. With the number of discoverable places in North Carolina, you might need to stay a few days and you still won’t cover everything. For your best experience, we have curated a list of lovely accommodations that will provide you with convenience during your visit. Keep reading to find out the top Airbnbs in North Carolina, USA.

1. Pristine apartment near Camp Lejeune (from USD 68)

For the most relaxing stay in North Carolina, check out this cozy and clean apartment in Jacksonville. The apartment features two spacious bedrooms with two cozy beds, providing enough space to sleep up to four guests. It comes with two bathrooms, a family room, a dining area, and a full kitchen. There are also patios in the back and front with a grill, great for barbecues with family or friends.

The apartment is conveniently located close to Camp Lejeune, the largest Marine Corps base in the Eastern United States, and many other attractions. Restaurants, coffee shops, stores, bars, and other establishments are all within easy reach.

Cozy and Clean Apartment Near Camp Lejeune (156)
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
155 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
this place was very clean and cozy
the place was clean and affordable
neat and clean with everything we needed
it was very clean and well taken care of
the place was as advertised clean and convenient to shopping
really a great host
kathy is a great host
this is great spot cool town to explore and very comfy host is great and easy check in
kathy was a wonderful host and quick to respond to any communication during our stay
easy to get to close to things
great little apartment in a convenient location
super location in relation to the marine base
a great location with access to all you would need during your travels
i had a great time at this location
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2. Live the chic and elegant life from the pages of an interior design magazine (from USD 79)

Correctly named, staying at this Queen City flat will bring out your inner royalty. The interior of this flat is designed beautifully with a mix of mid-century modern and art deco and you will feel like you’re stepping into a chic home magazine as soon as you enter. This rental might be located just shy of 15 minutes from Charlotte’s downtown, but it will provide you with a tranquil atmosphere.

The accommodation itself has one bedroom with a comfortable queen bed that will ‘hug’ you once you lay down, a full bathroom with amenities, and a stocked kitchen for your cooking convenience.

Sparkling Clean, Private & Chic, Just Five Min. From Uptown.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
391 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
many thoughtful details and comfortable furniture made it the perfect destination
the space is exceptionally well decorated with lots of extras to keep you comfortable
bedding and linens are so nice
the bed was like a cloud and there were even hotel-quality robes available in the bathroom
the bed is so comfortable got an amazing night sleep every night there
very clean and comfy
ruben's place is clean and comfortable
so clean and full of character
great place to stay very clean and relaxing
everything was beautiful and clean
the hosts were amazing and were very responsive
host is very friendly and responsive
i highly recommend this host and this little home away from home
great host and excellent home away from home
ruben and rebekah were great hosts
the location was fantastic
it’s in a good location near uptown
this place is super cute perfect location close to everything guesthouse is thoughtfully stocked with commonly needed items
beautiful place and in a great locaton close to downtown
great location and in close proximity to all the fun things to do in charlotte
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3. Treat your fur babies to a getaway at this cosy earth house (from USD 76)

Travellers with four-legged friends, rejoice! The Fort Bragg Bunker is a lovely and cosy, pet-friendly place that will give you and your pet a stylish place to stay during your visit to Fayetteville. The bedroom is spacious and comfortable, the bathroom has all the necessary amenities, and it even has its own kitchen with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that will ensure your safety while cooking. The host is also so communicative and accommodating that you might not want to leave once you stay here.

Bragg Bunker · Bragg Bunker · Bragg Bunker · Bragg Bunker · Fort Bragg Bunker
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
253 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Earthen home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom got pretty hot over night even with the ceiling fan and tower fan going
lastly lindsey accommodates pets so this apartment is perfect for travelers with their furry companions
it's also a big space fyi - plenty of room
plus the king bed was incredibly comfy local bar and coffee shop within walking distance as well
wonderfully clean space with tons of warm blankets and kitchen amenities
super clean and really nicely done
very clean spacious and cozy
was very clean and cute
clean comfortable and very accommodating
it was sparkling clean
she is a super host
host is super friendly
great host and such a lovely place
the basement was freezing but the host adjusted her houses temperature to try and help
hosts maintain great communication making sure you have everything you need
the location is definitely a plus as it is close to downtown fayetteville
great location from downtown and fort bragg
the location is fantastic and within walking distance of some great restaurants
the location is perfect for adventuring downtown and not too far of a drive to base
great little place so cute and private
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4. Be charmed by this classic studio apartment in the heart of Fayetteville (from USD 79)

This renovated studio apartment is located in a 101-year-old building, located in the historic district of Haymount. Without erasing its classic feel, a modern essence is now applied to the room, giving it a particular charm. The studio apartment can accommodate two guests on its queen-sized bed and, if you’re feeling lazy, you can stay in the cosy bed and watch TV.

Of course, being located in the heart of Fayetteville, you can reach many places around the neighbourhood by walking, from the Cape Fear Regional Theatre to the downtown area, where you can find restaurants, local bars, and the city’s nightlife.

Hinsdale House Apt 3 - Historic Haymount Luxury
Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was gorgeous great location and the amenities were fantastic
joe is very accommodating and friendly the apartment is beautiful and well-stocked with amenities
you can tell how much details he put into all the rooms which definitely caught my eyes
very clean space as well
the apartment was extremely clean and quiet
this place was super clean something that is very important to me
the apartment was clean nicely decorated and well laid out so it felt very homey
joe’s place was very nice and clean
joe is a great host
great host and great place
the host was very pleasant & responded super quick
i highly recommend this host
host was extremely professional courteous and accommodating
and the location is awesome
this is close to beautiful downtown the new baseball stadium
the location was perfect for my visit
it was so cute and quiet
apartment was safe in a great location and spotless
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5. An uptown place that provides luxurious comfort (from USD 157)

Be it for travelling solo or a business trip, staying at this luxurious property will pamper you with comfort and full convenience. Located in the heart of Charlotte, you won’t find any difficulties going around the city and everything you need is likely within walking distance. At the property, you’ll be spoiled with the spacious area that’s gorgeously designed and, if cooking is something you fancy, the kitchen with the quartz countertop might be your new favourite spot in the apartment. After a long day, you will find yourself relaxing with a glass of wine while enjoying the night view and the ambience from the balcony.

Frontdesk | Stunning Uptown 1br | Next to Stadium
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
604 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment and amenities included
amazing amenities ( pool gym pool table grilling space)
ac works very well could not get the tv to work
booking was easy and the apartment was great and had a beautiful view of uptown
beautiful apt very spacious and clean and the view of the city was spectacular
great clean place to stay
clean comfortable and convenient
nice and clean and new
clean and very convenient to local activities
apartment was clean large and beautiful
the host was super responsive to our questions
frontdesk is a great host
very helpful and quick responses when needed
host was extremely attentive and thoughtful
hosts were easy to communicate with and respond quickly
this location was absolutely perfect
great location and great space
great location within walking distance of several wonderful features of uptown charlotte
easy 10 minute walk to central downtown area
great location to downtown and easy access to the airport
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6. Enjoy life in a fascinating treehouse-style cottage (from USD 186)

It might look like a classic American house from the outside, but, once you get inside, you will be fascinated by its interior. It’s a studio apartment with a Scandinavian ambience and a porch that will make you feel like you’re up in a treehouse.

The host makes sure that the guests staying at his place feel as comfortable and as close to home as possible. The queen bed is extra clean and everything you need for bathing is available here, including bath salts for those relaxing nights you’re looking for. The host even provides a basket filled with snacks and fruit, as well as beer from Asheville’s local breweries in the fridge.

Charming Cottage Overlooking Downtown AVL- Hot Tub
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
545 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner worked great when it got too hot
lots of mirrors heated bathroom fan easy to use smart-tv and seamless check in/checkout
i noticed brett had extras on-hand too—for example a lightning charge cord and a rotating fan
the apartment was clean and well-appointed
apartment was very clean
the space was clean well decorated and spacious
place was very quaint and clean and met our needs
everything was clean and we cannot wait to come back
brett was an amazing host
brett was a great host
the host was very responsive and had great recommendations
brett was a very responsive host
brett was a gracious and attentive host
nice place close to downtown
the location is perfect for walking downtown
cute spot and walkable to downtown
cute and comfortable little gem close to downtown
location was great and very walkable to downtown
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7. Classically styled house with a beautiful mountain view (from USD 93)

This rental is just a few minutes’ drive from Asheville’s downtown hustle, but you’ll feel like you’ve travelled way further. This exquisite classic-style house is located in the mountain community and will welcome you with a beautiful view and the warmth and familiarity of home.

The bedroom has a queen-size bed and a significant amount of natural light from its French doors that will let you enjoy basking in warm rays during lovely, sunny days. The kitchenette is so beautifully hand-built that you might reconsider eating out and have a homemade meal instead. If you’re visiting the property in the winter, be prepared to enjoy spectacular snowy surroundings – you might even feel like you’re living in your own personal snowglobe.

Mountain Views 5 mins to Downtown! Dogs Welcome!
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
612 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thoughtful touches like hair dryer space heater soft blankets are a plus
the apartment was perfect and had all amenities you would ever need
great little apartment with a nice view very close to downtown asheville
the bed is so incredibly comfortable as well
the bed was extremely comfortable and the space was cozy in general for my partner and i
it was very clean and private
clean convenient and very nice
we appreciated the super clean and cozy atmosphere
it was super clean and comfortable
great place super clean and stylish
host was friendly and helpful
dorothy is a wonderful host and is quick to respond
dorothy is a great host and i highly recommend the space
dorothy was a gracious host
had a comfy bed and loved that it was pet friendly
super quaint location & rental space
beautiful location in the mountains
super close to downtown asheville too
great place it was close to everything
private quiet and great location - tucked away just 5 minutes from downtown
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8. Cute and comfortable -- an entire apartment that has everything you need (from USD 68)

Staying at this cute apartment will give you a feeling of comfort, with its warm bed, four plush pillows, and extra blankets. Even if you’re in Jacksonville on a business trip, you will find this property the perfect place to unwind from your busy day. You can enjoy some light cooking in the small kitchen in the room and relax while watching Netflix. If you’re a coffee fan, the property also provides a Keurig coffee machine that will help you make your favourite coffee. If you’re not a coffee person, there are other hot drinks you can make.

E Street Getaway - Private 5 Star Space!
Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
78 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy but many amenities to make your stay comfortable
bathroom butt wipes the room came with a basic kitchen which would be nice had we needed it
very clean and very comfortable
cleanliness is my second concern (after safety) and it seemed very clean
moniqua is keeps the space very clean and is always adding new touches to improve the space
it was very clean remote and a great host
the space was so clean very cozy and extremely stylish with cool little details
she was a very good host and i highly recommend
moniqua was a very gracious host who accommodated anything we needed
she was a perfect host and made sure everything we needed was catered to
and she is very friendly and kind
moniqua was very kind and quick to answer any of my questions
very good place extremely close to base
great place to stay quiet and still close the most popular locations
such a great place to stay at
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9. Vintage cottage for an unforgettable holiday

If you’re a fan of vintage houses, this cottage surely has to be on your itinerary when you’re travelling to Durham. The owner of the property had a keen eye for picking up vintage pieces of furniture that will surely make guests fall in love with the place. Every corner feels like it belongs in an Instagram feed. From the chic bedroom that has a queen-size bed and an armoire where you can put your clothes to the kitchen that looks extra lovely with its old-school stove and hanging pans.

Even the exterior of the cottage is equally adorable as the inside – make sure you have enough storage in your phone to take photos of this place.

Modern cottage with a vintage twist near downtown
Durham, North Carolina, United States
579 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom fan also unobtrusive which works automatically
it was so comfortable modern and with lots of thoughtful touches
i truly didn’t want my morning at the cottage to end because of how cozy it was
the place was easy to find and comfortable very quaint and has all that you need
very comfy bed great space easy check in
very clean and appealing
very clean and cozy
the place was very clean and well decorated
it was immaculately clean and very comfortable
clean quiet beautiful peaceful
our host was kind and communicative
host was extremely responsive and accommodating
friendly vibrant outgoing host and hostess too
timur (and tex ) was a great host
timur was a great host i will be recommending this place to friends and family staying in durham
great location near downtown
very cute place in a great location
easy walk to restaurants
great location in a very quiet neighborhood
amazing place and value super close to downtown
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10. A small space that will give you a grand experience

Located above a garage, this carriage house is a property that will house you and your companion during your holiday in Raleigh. A small yet great place to relax and unwind, the host provides everything guests will need during their stay, from a clean and comfy queen-size bed to a bathroom that’s complete with linens and amenities.

The kitchenette has a sink, fridge, and even a microwave, so you can “cook” some snacks. Staying at this property is also convenient if you want to explore the city of Raleigh, as it’s only a few minutes’ walk to the nearest entertainment district. And, if you feel like enjoying some light exercise, you can take around a 25-minute walk to the downtown area.

Delightful Downtown Carriage House
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
629 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was perfect
the bed was extremely comfortable
the room is very comfortable and homey
the style and comfort of the room was a perfect balance
clean and cozy
super clean and welcoming
everything was clean and worked perfectly
nice stay - clean and homey
the place was very clean and comfortable
loved the hosts local recommendations
jay and mary we’re great hosts
the hosts were incredibly hospitable and provided great recommendations
host and hostess very friendly
the hosts were very accommodating as well
located in a nice neighborhood close to downtown
great location close to downtown
place was cute and great location
great location really cute neighborhood
this place is really cute
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All are charming and all are adorable -- the decision is yours

It’s clear to see that people in North Carolina have excellent taste when it comes to decorating their properties and making their guests feel welcome. Now it’s up to you to decide – which beautiful place will be your home while you’re away from home? Or maybe, you want to try them all for a more extended holiday?

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