11 Best Airbnbs In Jacksonville, Florida - Updated 2021

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Jacksonville, the river city by the sea, is a unique destination that combines every traveler’s needs. Jacksonville is a port city located in northeast Florida, right in front of the Atlantic Ocean. Here and in the area around, you can discover beautiful river and marine landscapes, uncrowded beaches, the largest urban park system in the nation and easy access to some of the best theme parks and amusement parks in the city. And if that is not enough, Jacksonville features fun and cosmopolitan nightlife, amazing cuisine, thriving cultural spaces and crafted beers to taste.

Read on to find out more about the 11 best Airbnbs in Jacksonville, Florida.

1. The gardener's cottage (from USD 79)

This beautiful gardener’s cottage is located in Springfield National Historic District, very close to downtown Jacksonville. Spoil yourself in the beautifully decorated studio, relax in the gorgeous pool or take a walk in the gardens around. Here you can enjoy yourself in privacy and quiet without any disturbances, making it one of the best vacation rentals in Jacksonville, FL. Please note that Laura and Dave do not accept any early morning arrivals due to their work schedules, but they will be staying in the bigger house and will be really happy to show you around town. Unfortunately, kids are not allowed to stay in this beautiful cottage.

The Gardener's Cottage
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
534 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
enjoyed the coffee and pool every morning
the pool was so beautiful and it made the back yard look like an oasis
great little cottage with a beautiful pool courtyard setting
the cottage was clean and stylish with amazing amenities such as the pool and snowball the cat
the bed is comfortable
very clean and well kept
beautiful place very clean and comfy
they offered a beautiful and clean place to stay
this place is so comfortable and so clean
its bright clean perfect dor two
the hosts were also so nice
great stay and great hosts
great hosts and an overall great experience
laura and david were wonderful hosts they were so kind and accommodating
the hosts were super nice and accommodating and our stay was nice and comfortable
great space and location in town
cute little guest house with a nice pool perfect location
this location is fantastic so wonderfully unexpected
perfect location wonderful pool and outdoor area
great location and really nice room and pool area
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2. Private guest cottage (from USD 68)

This beautifully decorated bungalow is located in the garden of a Florida home. Here, you will find peace and quiet as well as a traditional Florida atmosphere of a residential neighborhood. The bungalow is completely private and you can have zero interactions with your hosts unless you need to drop by and pet the dogs and the cats that they own. A 24-hour check-in is available!

Private Guest Cottage
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
442 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
po’s cottage is real nice and cozy
fantastic find po's cottage had everything you could need and was quite comfortable for a few nights
full kitchen smart tv great bed great bathroom
beautiful little cottage that’s private and cozy
it's a cozy quiet home away from home it's my second time at the cottage and it was perfect
clean and comfortable and pleasant
everything was clean and well furnished
perfect little oasis very clean quiet and comfortable
great space to stay super clean and comfy bed
it was very private and clean
she’s a wonderful host
hosts were exceptionally accessible and friendly
amazing host most definitely worth it
she was very sweet and accommodating
po was very welcoming and kind
great location quiet safe neighborhood but close to stores and restaurants
super cute cottage in a quiet safe neighborhood that is close to all that jacksonville has to offer
check in was a breeze and the location was easy to find
nice place to stay that is close to downtown jacksonville
perfect spot wish we could have stayed longer the neighborhood was super quiet and mellow
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3. Bungalow in San Marco (from USD 60)

In this private one bath, one-bed bungalow, you will be able to find all the comfort that you seek in a home away from home. One of the best house rentals in Jacksonville, FL, this house is located in the upscale San Marco neighborhood and just a short walk away from several amazing restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques. If you feel a bit more adventurous, you can also try and visit St. Johns River.

Bungalow in San Marco
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
464 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a very comfortable bed a nice trendy couch spacious kitchen area and a washer/dryer
full kitchen setup was nice
the place was very clean and confortable
very clean and seems newly renovated
clean and modern unit in historic san marco
it was immaculately clean and very stylish
very clean well kept comfortable spot
ambre is a wonderful host
ambre and her husband were also easy to communicate with and very kind
we had such a nice stay ambre was responsive check-in was easy
able to walk to local restaurants and great tips from the hosts
great location in san marco
excellent location to everything in jax
nice location in riverside area
great location to restaurants and downtown
cute place decent location in san marco close to local shops and bars
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4. The Heart of Avondale Cottage (from USD 63)

Just outside of downtown Jacksonville, on the banks of the St John’s River, you can find this gorgeous private guesthouse that features everything you might need during your stay. You can relax in a hammock in the beautiful back yard or discovers cafes and restaurants only two blocks away from the cottage. If you’re a solo traveler, the hosts will be happy to give you tips and tricks on discovering some amazing beaches in the area along with ideas for some the best things to do alone in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Heart of Avondale Cottage
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
88 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was so adorable and cozy
the cottage is so adorable and cozy
no tv or radio or microwave but comfortable and private
we loved the avondale cottage it was quaint & cozy
very quiet and quaint place mornings were very serene here and the place was cozy
everything was clean and tidy
it is clean and tidy
it was clean and tidy
clean and cozy with a very comfy bed
just as pictured and extremely clean
she and rick are thoughtful hosts
my host was very hospitable and friendly
the owners are helpful and friendly
hosts were very hospitable and friendly
the host put us on to a small local beach little talbot that was fabulous
great location within walking distance to shops and the park
the location was wonderful
the location is excellent not just for the park and restaurants but also very close to our family
the neighborhood is super cute and quiet
the avondale location was perfect for walking to restaurants being near downtown and the marinas
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5. St. Nicholas vacation studio home (from USD 75)

On a quiet street in the historical neighborhood of St. Nicholas, you will be able to find this inexpensive vacation studio home. The studio is a converted garage, that now has its own entrance, kitchen, and private bathroom. Parking and continental breakfast are also provided, which is surprising for an Airbnb property. Don’t miss on bagels, muffins, fruit as well as coffee, tea, and juice.

St. Nicholas Vacation Studio Guesthouse
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
365 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
charming neighborhood roomy space comfy bed lots of nice little touches
it was clean quiet and had all of amenities of a studio apartment
it is private comfortable and had everything we needed
room is like an efficiency in a detached garage
it was clean and meet all my needs
it was clean comfortable and quiet
great value and very clean would recommend
very clean and tidy would definitely recommend
the place is clean and the bed is comfortable
kelly was a gracious host and more than willing to help with any questions
great value and great host
kelly was a great host and made everything very easy for us
host was very nice and quick to respond
kelly was a great host with helpful communication and quick response
and the location of her place is ideal
cute little cozy place
great location about 10 mins to downtown and 15-20 away from the beach
the neighborhood was very nice and close to everything
great location to our show
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6. The Edison Room (from USD 37)

If you are single and you are looking for a gorgeous place to stay, the Peppers will gladly welcome you to the Copelin House. Here you have the unique opportunity to stay on the premises of a three story Dutch colonial revival built in 1928. The Edison Room is right off to the side of the living room and is decorated in sunny pink Victorian style. The Peppers will provide slippers, robe and bathing essentials, a green tea memory foam mattress and occasional late night conversations.

The Edison Room
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
243 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect small cozy room for a single traveler
great value for money very comfortable mattress
creative shower & light fixtures the entire property has surprises everywhere you look
very clean and nicely decorated
the place is clean and lovely
the place was clean and exactly how advertised
very nice and clean place
very clean and cute space
bonnie was a great host
the hosts are awesome and i enjoyed getting to know them
bonnie is an amazing host
the hosts are very nice and friendly
hosts are extremely friendly accommodating and hospitable
beautiful location and the house is so interesting
very cute place to stay
absolutely loved the space and the location is great
the location was perfect and the house is absolutely gorgeous
it is a great and unique place to stay
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7. Well-appointed, private suite in an upscale home (from USD 51)

Enjoy a relaxing stay in an elegant in-law suite located in a chic Jacksonville home. The suite has a private entrance, a covered deck and access to a beautiful garden. Inside, there is a plush queen bed, a work desk and chair, a closet and a fully furnished bathroom. Take in the peaceful surroundings while you enjoy your morning coffee on the private deck or catch up on your favorite shows with free WiFi and ROKU TV access. Several restaurants, shops, parks and entertainment options are also closeby.

Butterfly Garden: Private In-Law Suite
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
113 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sheets and pillows were soft and comfortable
emma's apartment was a pleasure to stay in
the bedroom and the bathroom matched perfectly the decor is gender neutral
excellent space very clean & cozy
very clean and beautiful set up
bathroom is super clean stacked with plush towels and hairdryer
emma’s butterfly garden was very clean and cozy
great space very clean relaxing and comfortable
emma was a great host
the host went above and beyond to make me feel as comfortable as possible
emma is a thoughtful host
emma was very responsive to any questions i had
lovely space gracious host simple and easy check-in
super cute place to stay with a lot of stores and food options near by
the location is great as well
emma's place is so quaint and cute
the location felt safe and she was easy to get in touch with
great place for 2 very comfortable
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8. Bohemian Palace

If you are looking for a private room, in a gorgeous home, next door to some hip breweries, April can offer you a bohemian getaway only a 5-minute drive from downtown Jacksonville. The house is a large home in a historic neighborhood full of interesting Victorian architecture. You are more than welcome to use the kitchen or relax on the front porch. Please be aware that April owns a golden retriever, so you can only enjoy this bohemian paradise if you are dog-friendly.

Bohemian Palace

9. Yacht in downtown Jacksonville

Have you ever stayed overnight in a yacht? This is an amazing chance to stay right in the center of downtown Jacksonville and not just simply by the sea but right on it. Here you can enjoy the best views of downtown Jacksonville.

The boat is very close to public transport, art, culture and the notorious parks of the city. You should though be aware that staying on a boat is really different from staying in a regular hotel and everything will be smaller. But the views and the sound of the waves will definitely pay you off.

Yacht in downtown Jacksonville

10. Resort Queen Suite

If you are looking for an Airbnb option that is very similar to a hotel experience, then seek no further. Sean offers a room that has been recently renovated, with a queen size bed and a private bathroom on the top floor of a gated community building that has all the amenities of a hotel. There is also a dog park, a gym, a pool and free parking on the grounds and dogs are accepted if you are willing to pay a 25 USD fee.

Resort Queen Suite

11. Private apartment in historic home

If you have always dreamed of spending a night in a gorgeous historic building, then seek no more. This private one-bedroom apartment with private entrance and a private bath, full-size kitchen, and comfortable living room in a historic 1914 home, will make your dreams come true. One of the most beautifully decorated apartments in Jacksonville, FL, this property is quite centrally located in the city.

Private Apartment in Historic Home (circa 1913)
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
355 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed so extremely comfortable
beautiful restored apartment in a lovely historic area of town very comfortable
clean as can be
the place was sparkling clean and very stylish
a perfectly clean and beautiful private place to stay in
the apartment is nice really clean and as shown in the pictures
a very stylish clean renovated apartment
the host was very kind
brad and mike were wonderful hosts
brad is a great host and it’s a very cool home
absolutely caring and passionate host i’ve ever stayed with
the host was super helpful friendly hospitable and responsive to all my needs
great location and close proximity to downtown
great location if attending any events near downtown jacksonville
beautiful apartment and very great location
great location and a stylish space with a beautiful bathtub
the location was perfect to come and go from downtown while still having a private feel as well
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A diverse destination with different airbnbs for every taste

So there you have it. Here are the 11 best Airbnbs in Jacksonville, Florida, suitable for every budget and style. Whether you’re looking for an Airbnb near Jacksonville Beach, Florida or a cozy apartment near the nightlife, there are plenty of options to choose from. In the same way that Jacksonville blends a vibrant port life, with beautiful beaches and river landscapes, Airbnb rentals in Jacksonville offer a great range of choices from yachts, to boho rooms, to pink Victorian rooms, to cottages well nested in the lush nature of the river.

Frequently asked questions about Best Airbnbs In Jacksonville, Florida

1. Which Airbnbs in Jacksonville have air-conditioning?

Most Airbnbs in Jacksonville offer air-conditioned accommodation. For the best options, book one of these rentals: i) Well-appointed, private suite in an upscale home ii) The gardener’s cottage iii) Private apartment in a historic home iv) Private guest cottage.

2. Which Airbnbs in Jacksonville have WiFi?

Almost all the Airbnbs in Jacksonville offer free and continuous WiFi access to their guests. Check out these options for your next stay: i) Bungalow in San Marco ii) Well-appointed, private suite in an upscale home iii) The gardener’s cottage iv) The heart of Avondale cottage.

3. Which Airbnbs in Jacksonville have a washing machine?

Not many Airbnbs in Jacksonville have a washing machine. But if you are keen on renting a property that provides access to one, then consider booking this bungalow in San Marco or The Edison Room.

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