10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tempe, Arizona - Updated 2021

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Tempe Beach Park and Tempe Town Lake are two of the key attractions that bring pro travelers to a city named as a salute to Vale of Tempe in Thessaly, Greece. While the Greek counterpart is Apollo’s favorite place to be with his Muses, Arizona’s Tempe is the haunt of students of Arizona State University. Music fans would recognize alternative bands like The Refreshments and Gin Blossoms as part of the Tempe scene. For most visitors, a Tempe itinerary would mostly include hiking, rock climbing, and various outdoor recreational activities and water sports in the lake area. Planning a trip to Tempe later this year should always include booking a stay. Read about the 10 best Airbnbs in Tempe, Arizona.

1. Quiet place five minutes from everything (from USD 58)

A private studio awaits a single traveler or a couple with a massive love for the outdoors. The efficiency apartment is attached to the main house, but there is a private entrance. If you want to say hello to your host and their amiable pet named Noodle, then you’d have to catch them on their morning walk. From your private quarters, you don’t need to spend too much time getting to Tempe’s lake, mountain trails, and even the airport. Your lovely studio is five minutes from everything!

Cozy Desert Oasis
Tempe, Arizona, United States
322 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac works great tv is great
what a cozy and comfortable spot the pictures are super accurate
nicole makes it very homey and puts a lot of work into her guest feeling comfortable
a comfortable space it provided everything i needed
it is in a quiet neighborhood and was comfortable and private
very clean and comfortable
nice place very clean good value
the room was super clean and comfy feels really homey
comfy charming and sparkling clean
neighborhood is quite clean and safe
the owner leaves great suggestions to eat or visit
she was very accommodating and helpful responded to us immediately with any questions we had
nicole is very helpful and prompt with responses
got this place on a recommendation from a friend that knows the owner
very informative and easy to reach
nice location and stylish space
such a cute little place close to the airport and downtown
great location in a quiet neighborhood
perfect location for tempe or scottsdale areas
great place in a great location
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2. Spacious townhouse with parks and mountain views (from USD 94)

A townhouse in Indian Bend with a great view is close to everything you wish to visit in Tempe. The place accommodates as many as seven guests. You have access to all the amenities including a swimming pool. (How about throwing a pool party?) There’s plenty of room for everyone in your party and the neighborhood is as gorgeous as the house itself.

Great location! Tempe/Scottsdale/ASU Townhouse
Tempe, Arizona, United States
382 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great neighborhood and speedy wifi nicole was very quick responses and the place had all amenities i needed
bed was super comfy - the kitchen was awesome too with lots of amenities
the condo was clean and had lots of room the balcony was nice with shade and turf grass
it was a nice location and the apartment was clean and comfortable but the wifi was spotty
very clean and stylish place
place was very clean and welcoming
the place was clean and accommodating
the place was clean and comfortable
house was overall clean and nice
the host was very responsive and flexible
host was very responsive when needed
she was quick to respond and helpful
great place even better host
fantastic host with an awesome home would recommend to anyone
great location for everything tempe
great location close to scottsdale
great location and great style
nice location to access because it’s near the highway
easy walk to asu or the park
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3. Elegant home away from home (from USD 64)

A minimalist and tiny house that would require a tall person to duck a little to get to bed is the perfect getaway for a couple with great expectations in Tempe. The space is separate from the main house but you can use the laundry facilities there and say hi to your hosts from the bench out front. The decoration is thoughtful, the furnishings are comfortable, and you may prepare coffee in the morning for yourself before heading out on your Tempe adventure. Let this Airbnb listing prove to you that less is more.

Elegant Tiny Home Near ASU
Tempe, Arizona, United States
177 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well thought out comfortable and functional space
the space is gorgeous and feels comfortable as soon as you walk in
the bed is very comfortable and all the fixtures and work were very high end
super clean & comfortable atmosphere
very clean and functional
very quiet neighborhood and clean space
amazing place to stay super clean and comfortable
the place was incredible everything was clean and organized
nick is a great host
kind and responsive hosts too
nick was very responsive to all questions
nick is a fantastic host
hosts were respectful of privacy and space
great location in the metro phx area
great location to asu campus and very quite neighborhood and a park within walking distance
nice neighborhood and close to absolutely everything
really a fun place in a great location in tempe
perfect tiny house experience located in a quiet safe neighborhood
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4. Dream barnhouse for an ideal Tempe staycation (from USD 106)

Boho Barn is featured on the HGTV blog and not just because it has an interesting name. It’s a place where you can share a private nightcap under string patio lights. There is no better option for an overnight stay in Tempe. Your host is proud of the oasis they have created for guests who are looking for a singular experience. It may be a barn, but it’s unlike any barn you know. The kitchen is well equipped, you can use the gas grill, and there are numerous entertainment options for a cozy staycation. Guests have access to a stock tank pool. If you are feeling sociable, then go out to meet the people in the main house who are your host’s guests as well.

>The Boho Barn< Designer Cottage In Heart of Tempe
Tempe, Arizona, United States
197 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
chante's space is stunning and comfortable
big fan of the barn this was our second stay here and i would highly recommend it
we only stayed two nights but the space is adorable and the bed is insanely comfy
boho barn was adorable and cozy just as described
the bed is comfortable the bathroom has everything you need
everything was clean and cozy
it was very clean all around
it was impeccably clean and the bed was super comfortable
it was clean stylish and homey
so clean bright and just adorable
the hosts were pleasant and kind
chante is an excellent host and was on point with responses
they are such thoughtful hosts
chante is great host
the hosts were kind and responsive and gave great recommendations for local dining
the location is perfect downtown tempe being close by
the location was perfect for us and close to the light rail station
comfy spot in a great location
it was close to downtown and the university making it easy to get around and see the city
close to the hustle and bustle but removed enough to be relaxing
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5. Lovely suite with a pool in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 70)

A friendly suite is being offered by the kindest people you will find in Tempe. They are kind enough to prioritize first responders in this time of crisis. If you are planning a visit to Tempe in the future, then you’d find this Airbnb Plus listing more than adequate. The living area and kitchenette are spacious and furnished with charming touches. Pencil in pool time because the gleaming blue waters of the swimming pool in the backyard will be difficult to resist. Look forward to staying in a quiet and kind neighborhood from where all key destinations of Tempe are accessible.

Tempes Sweet Suite With Private Entrance Near Downtown Tempe
Tempe, Arizona, United States
246 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can expect plenty of amenities and a comfortable stay
there was more than enough linens and both the bed and pull-out couch were very comfortable
the multi-functional toilet was a neat amenity
the space is super comfortable
we used the hotplate and toaster to cook an easy breakfast and the keurig to make coffee
very clean and comfortable
so clean so comfortable great communication very friendly
exceptionally comfortable and clean place
so clean and comfy and welcoming
it was very clean
they are gracious hosts
gigi and david were the sweetest hosts they were so friendly and welcoming and treated us like gold
david and gigi are so friendly and full of good advice
amazing hosts with quick responses and a great place to stay at
david and gigi are the best hosts i’ve experienced yet - so friendly and welcoming
the location is super convenient too
great place good location easy to access and easy to follow instructions
tempes sweet suite was perfect for our overnight stay and close to the airport
they are very close to the 101 fwy so it's easy to get quickly around
the neighborhood appeared very safe with little street noise
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6. Furnished apartment with luxurious interior (from USD 99)

An entire fully furnished apartment is all yours for an upcoming trip to Tempe, Arizona. If you’re arriving by air, you can take comfort in the fact that it only takes five minutes from the airport to your comfortable lodgings. The entire house and all amenities are part of the package, including kitchen essentials and beach accessories. A couple of bedrooms await you and you can expect restful nights there. It should take you no time at all to reach the lake, where you can go for a run, try paddleboard yoga, rent a boat, or go fishing. A luxurious apartment shall await your return from your lake adventures.

Perfect Location With Luxurious Accommodations!
Tempe, Arizona, United States
264 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast internet great tv's
kitchen was perfect including a keurig coffee machine
the kitchen was extremely well stocked with spices coffee honey etc
her apartment was a great space and her beds were comfy
everything you need in an airbnb: a super-responsive host a beautiful apartment comfortable beds and kuerig coffee
very clean and modern
super clean very comfortable apartment
very nice and clean place
leezah’s place was clean and as described
very clean comfortable modern space
leezah is great host the house is fully stocked and a great place to stay
has 2 big tvs which is helpful and everything ou need for a stay
the location is great and the host was easy to deal with
the location was great for being near asu
perfect location in the heart of tempe
great location and good accommodations
the apartment location is great and close to down town
great location close to tempe and phx airport
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7. Lovely guesthouse for an intimate Tempe vacation (from USD 88)

Are you looking for a private guesthouse with a full kitchenette and laundry facilities with an open studio layout? Perhaps, a one-bedroom listing near Arizona State University’s main campus would suffice. You have the studio all to yourself with all its modern appliances and colorful interiors. A private patio is part of the deal, so you can choose to spend time there as well if you don’t feel like going out in the town. The guesthouse is adjacent to a house but you’ll have a separate entrance.

Unique urban habitat near ASU/downtown Tempe
Tempe, Arizona, United States
124 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all necessary conveniences like wifi and netflix are provided
the place was comfortable and had a lot of amenities
the place has great amenities and is a great size bed was super comfortable
the space is very well designed especially the bathroom everything you could want or need is available
the place is very comfortable with a full kitchen and bathroom
everything was clean and nicely laid out
a solid clean and affordable stay
the space was very clean stylish and comfortable
fantastic place this airbnb was clean comfortable and very convenient
had a great stay very clean house inside and out
charles was a very nice host
the host is very helpful and friendly
charles is very nice host
charles was a great host
charles is an obliging host happy to help with any questions or concerns
great location in tempe
walking distance to great places to eat and near the university
great location central to the haps in tempe
it's in a great location central to everything
this airbnb is a fantastic location if you’re needing to stay near asu for any reason
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8. Downtown private apartment for four (from USD 159)

What is an onsite theater, you may ask? Your host would say it is one of the many amenities you will find in a downtown Tempe listing that you can book right now. If you are partial to walking, then this space is ideal. Restaurants and downtown landmarks are a stone’s throw away. The building has a business center should you need to facilitate work-related transactions. For guests who are strictly on holiday in Tempe, then make sure to try out the heated pool and make the most of the kitchen facilities.

★Center of it All Next to PHX & ASU★ King Bed|Pool
Tempe, Arizona, United States
104 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house was well stocked with all necessary amenities and really enjoyed having access to the pool and gym
chris was even nice enough to reimburse us for the box fan
the space was clean and spacious
very clean well appointed and spacious
clean comfortable bed places to work easily and a full kitchen
awesome place to stay in tempe super clean and modern
the apartment is stylish and clean with a comfortable bed and nice linens
very well appointed and friendly building too
super cute and warm place
great place and perfect location on the center of tempe's vibrant city center
the location can’t be beat so glad we chose this place to stay
very nice place with everything in walking distance
great location and nice space only stayed one night but there's plenty to do within walking distance
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9. Fully furnished modern apartment for two (from USD 85)

While the king-sized bed is undoubtedly the centerpiece of this apartment, your eyes would also be drawn to the smart-screen television and work desk. The modern appliances and stocked kitchen would make you think twice about going out, but if you want to see Tempe’s top tourist sites, then you can choose to wake up late and make brunch. Your host is thoughtful enough to provide you with a coffee maker, a teapot, a toaster, and even an electric air popcorn maker. Take all the time you need. All the locations on your to-visit list are quite nearby.

The Getaway-Large 5 Star! King Bed Great Location!
Tempe, Arizona, United States
131 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy place with thoughtful amenities
there is one bedroom and one pull out couch and both were comfortable
very comfortable bed and couch
the kitchen amenities were a nice touch and communication was fast
we appreciated the homely touches and the comfortable furniture
very clean & accommodating
clean and presented with clear communication
very clean and as described
very clean and welcoming
clean quite and comfortable
the host was also very helpful and made sure we felt at home
and the hosts are so thoughtful
gene and patty are great hosts and were very responsive
gene is a responsive host
this is a great place awesome host and highly recommended
the location was perfect and central to everything
great location as well
the location is also perfect
great location and great value
the location was ideal in a residential neighborhood right near the asu campus and downtown tempe
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10. Prime condo for two adventurers near city center

A proud host is keen on accommodating two guests in a newly renovated condominium in Tempe. Everything is set up so that you can just pack a bag and expect the comforts of home once you arrive. Everything is brand new! Furnishings and appliances are available to make your stay convenient and comfortable. If your Tempe itinerary is already full then all you need to do is plot your schedule without much worry for time and distance. This prime condo unit is located near many of Tempe’s tourist destinations.

Newly Renovated Condo in Premium Tempe Location!
Tempe, Arizona, United States
45 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super comfortable
super clean and nicely decorated
the space was clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and cozy
this is a clean convenient apt
great location super clean and plenty of cleaning supplies and toilet paper
the hosts are responsive
owners are very responsive and kind as well :)
awesome place to stay while getting away great host and would definitely stay again
convenient place with all of the basics covered and a responsive host
the neighborhood is safe and ideal for walking
it is definitely within walking distance of attractions down town
not a bad walk to all the excitement on mill and university in tempe
very cute place near asu very happy with the place
cute place good location quiet neighborhood very clean
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Look forward to a great time in Tempe

You have plenty of time to plan things out, but don’t dilly-dally in booking a Tempe stay. You can’t go wrong with our highly recommended listing of the best Airbnb options in Tempe today.

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