Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Joseph, Oregon - Updated 2024

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Where can you find the “Little Switzerland of America”? Surrounded by the Wallowa Mountains, the town of Joseph, Oregon features scenic and breathtaking views all around. The town may be small, but the list of why you should visit here is large. It is a town rich in history, art, and agriculture. Whether you are an art enthusiast, a history buff, or an outdoor lover, Joseph will surely leave you impressed. You’ll find shops, restaurants, galleries, and various events at any time of the year here. If you just want to get away from the stressful city life, grab your backpacks and schedule a hike to Wallowa Lake or Eagle Cap Wilderness. No wonder visitors of this tiny town calls it a “living postcard” — it really is a place that you would want to add to your bucket list. So, read on for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Joseph, Oregon.

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 April 09, 2024.

1. Exquisite lodge by the Wallowa River (from USD 248)

Got a big family in tow? This lodge is the perfect choice for guests looking for a private spot near the town. It is just beside the Wallowa River! Begin your day by hosting a gaming tournament with the family on the large private yard upfront. The hosts of this lodge — Cindi, Jada, and Jan — offer various games such as volleyball, football, soccer, lawn darts, and more. There are various sleeping quarters inside: a queen-sized bedroom on the master bedroom, another queen-sized bed on the second bedroom, and two twin-sized beds on the third. There are two bathrooms and a private deck from the main dining room, too. On top of it all, the fireplace in the living room enables lively and memorable conversations.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
1.02 km (0.7 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
23 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
feel like you are in the middle of wilderness yet can walk to town
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2. Cozy suite at the center of the town (from USD 167)

Everything is just a walking distance when you stay here. There are several art galleries, shops, and dining spots nearby. It’s the perfect base to start your adventure-filled day. It’s also packed with modern amenities that you can expect from a full-fledged hotel. Comfortable sleep is assured with the king-sized bed in the main bedroom. The living room instantly converts into a second bedroom with the queen-sized bed available for your companions. The kitchen is nice and spacious, too. Plus, hosts Kathleen and Craig are very responsive – plus, they welcome their guests with complimentary wine, cheese, and crackers on the first night!

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
704 meters (0.5 ft) from Joseph Branch Railriders
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice and roomy apartment
very clean very comfy couch and bed
it’s comfortable and nice to be in
clean well-equipped and roomy
it is clean it has a big kitchen living room and bathroom
once we walked into the rental everything was spotless and very well organized
the owners are responsive and ethical
good host communication and easy check in
perfect location in the middle of main st
great location in the heart of joseph
we loved walking around shopping & not having to get in the car to go eat
a simple ideal place to enjoy joseph from
this condo in the "heart of joseph" is a true gem it is so private & quiet
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3. Vintage RV perfect for visiting couples (from USD 125)

Come book a stay in this vintage camper purposefully designed for two guests. This RV features a vintage but colorful and cozy space. Space is really not an issue here, as two people can easily fit the camper with an area to spare. While it may look cramped, every couple will find what they need for a comfortable stay here. You can whip up some delicious meals with the provided stove, store meals on the fridge, and turn up the heat with the small electric heater. Hosts Leita, Autumn, and Amy know that everyone will love the views outside so they incorporated a small but wonderful private deck with a barbeque grill, a fire pit, an umbrella, and an outdoor light.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
2.97 km (1.9 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
96 reviews   Wifi Available
Camper/RV 0 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even in the day with a fan inside the camper was bearable
bed was super comfy after sleeping on the ground
not only was the bed so comfortable the french press coffee was fantastic
we were provided with eggs from their chickens for breakfast and amazing coffee
amazing mountain views the outdoor shower is a must
everything was clean and worked properly
very clean and cozy as described
the outdoor shower is a wonderful way to clean off after a long day of hiking
quiet super clean and set up perfectly
this place has it where it counts: good bed clean spaces and hot showers
leita is a super host so friendly responsive and fun
i would highly recommend the hosts and the cozy camper
our hosts were warm and welcoming and knowledgeable about the area and check-in/check-out was a breeze
the hosts are very friendly and know the local area very well
a quirky and fun space with wonderful and generous hosts
there are enough activities close by to sport or relax
such a cute little place the cozy camper is so adorable
this is a a great little option for an economical stay in close proximity to joseph
place is pretty close to the road so you'll hear the traffic loud and clear
very comfortable bed beautiful location sweet patio too close to wallowa state park and all the beauty
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4. Charming, well-maintained cottage with a space for pets (from USD 125)

This cottage is here to make your stay wonderful and memorable. The cottage itself has a large patio and backyard. Bring along your pet on your next trip here as host Stephanie allows pets in the backyard. As for the cottage itself, you’ll surely be charmed by the cozy interior which incorporates some hints of old and modern design. The two bedrooms are enough for four guests and the beds are comfortable for a serene slumber. Your excursion to this town is much more wonderful thanks to the cottage’s fully equipped kitchen and cozy fireplace. Great outdoor activities are just a short walk away, thanks to the cottage’s proximity to the town center.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
218 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

5. Rustic retreat with a space for six (from USD 199)

This Airbnb is one of a kind in the whole town. It is the former abode and creative space of the famed artist, J. Shirly Bothum — a celebrated local artist. It is a cozy, serene, and rustic retreat with two bedrooms enough for a group of six. Since this is the former home of a celebrated artist, you also get a peek inside the extensive book collection and artifacts that inspired the artist’s mind. There’s so much to see and do from this retreat. You can grill a fanciful barbeque on the deck or try horseback riding by paying a small fee. Pets are even allowed in this place, but you have to pay a small fee.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
603 meters (0.4 ft) from Joseph Branch Railriders
122 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a comfortable stay while taking in all the natural beauty of the joseph area
the beds were so comfortable and the decor was fun and a great fit with the area
appreciated all the large fluffy towels in the bathroom and the library full of "cowboy" books
comfortable beds and great linens
beds were very comfortable and the living area was well appointed with a wild west theme
house is cozy and clean
clean comfy and close to the wallowas
the space was clean and open with plenty of room for our group of 6
the riverfront artist's studio has a fabulous location and was very clean and spacious
as other reviews have written the space is clean well-appointment and the host was kind
she was a great host although
she is very friendly
judy was a great host
our host judy was wonderful
she was helpful and eager to make our stay comfortable
the location is perfect
the location provided an invigorating walk into town (2 miles)
the location is beautiful and quiet
very close to wallowa lake area hikes and the cute little town of joseph
this is a quiet and comfortable space within walking distance of downtown joseph
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6. Eclectic cow camp-themed cottage (from USD 199)

Host Judy ensures that you’ll get to experience glamping in a cow camp with her themed cottage located near Wallowa River. While this cottage is tiny and can only comfortably sleep two, there’s a lot of modern amenities inside to make you and your companion’s stay more memorable. Inside, you’ll find a king-sized bed that faces the view of the majestic Wallowa Mountains. After a peaceful night’s sleep, you can make some good old-fashioned coffee on the kitchenette. Before you head out for an exciting day downtown, be sure to bring out a camping chair and meditate to the sound of the water gushing in the nearby creek.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
873 meters (0.6 ft) from Joseph Branch Railriders
60 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
enjoyed the cleanliness and the rustic utensils cups and decor
just outside of joseph it was a good quiet location for our getaway
such a fun place
the little cottage was perfect for our stay in joseph very close to downtown and quite walkable
several horses nearby were entertaining and completed the western feel of the location
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7. Old-fashioned tipi with a modern twist

This rental is a traditional tipi with modern amenities that will surely amplify your stay in this town. If you’re an outdoor lover, this tipi is the right choice, and the closest you can get to that perfect sunset view. However, you do have to prepare yourself a bit if you decided to book this Airbnb. The tipi only houses a double-sized bed ideally for couples. Don’t worry though, as the tipi comes with remote-operated candles and an electric fireplace. Outside, you get two camping chairs, a fire pit, and a rolling kitchen cart with a stove and a coffee press. Thus, this is the perfect spot for a little camping under the stars. Need to take a bath? The shared bathhouse has a hot water shower, a changing room, and a private toilet.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
2.93 km (1.9 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
78 reviews  
Tipi 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the teepee was really comfortable and the view was beautiful
the teepee was very comfortable great bed and pillows and well decorated
the teepee was clean and comfortable and fit perfectly surrounded by the back drop off ranch land
we loved the outdoor shower we also loved the dogs chickens and horses on the property
felt totally safe and comfortable and would definitely book again
super clean and relaxing
great views great hosts clean and helpful
both are beautiful—clean fun and extremely comfortable we will be back next summer
cozy clean space with spectacular views
the hosts are sooo nice and you feel like home
the hosts were friendly and responsive
leita is a very responsive and considerate host
wondrous hosts great vibe
hosts offered great suggestions and communicated very well
the place is gorgeous and located just down the street from all the attractions
what a neat and unique place to stay upon arriving we were greeted right away and shown around
i was so charmed by the decor location and close proximity to town
close enough to town while still feeling calm & private
perfect for if you want to be close to nature but don't want to necessarily camp
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8. Plush apartment near a serene creek

If you want a big place to make your stay in Joseph truly memorable, look no further than this plush apartment located a few miles from the center of the town. The apartment’s property is big that there’s space for every outdoor activity you can think of here. But first, why not adore the masterfully curated and trimmed garden that adorns the apartment? Or, spend some time emptying your thoughts of all the day’s worries by taking a stroll in the nearby creek. At night, you can have a peaceful slumber in the bedroom which has a queen-sized bed to boot. It has all the amenities you can ask for: a living room, a kitchen, and a bathroom.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
3.7 km (2.3 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
143 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable space with great views and a large deck
beautiful views super comfortable bed cozy living area and heated floors
charming apt with lovely view of forest and mountains
washer/dryer compact kitchen with stove oven microwave counterspace sitting area with tv and free wifi
clean 1 bedroom apartment with deck and nice amenities
it's clean comfortable and convenient
everything was as described clean and comfortable
the apartment is well stocked clean and comfortable
this place is spectacular very clean and so cozy
the apartment was clean and set up great for our 4 day-ish stay
bill and linda were gracious hosts
linda was a fantastic host and her pup sammy was such a great companion for our morning coffee
friendly hosts and a great area
the hosts are helpful and friendly
they were lovely hosts looking forward to our next stay
great spot close to joseph
location is ideal situated between joseph and enterprise
first the location is just stunning
the perfect location for a trip to the wallowas and joseph
very close to joseph yet quiet and peaceful
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9. Authentic cabin near Wallowa Lake

If you decided to book in one of the wooden cabins near Wallowa Lake, then this one is for you. The cabin has enough space for six people. You and your company will surely adore the authentic wooden design and the rustic vibe. It’s also located in a peaceful, forested area. Upstairs, you’ll find two bedrooms: a master bedroom with a king-sized bed and another bedroom with a queen-sized bed and two single-size ones. There’s no bathtub inside the bathroom, but you can take a dip in Wallowa Lake’s cool waters. If you fancy some outdoor activities, there’s plenty of them nearby.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
9.69 km (6.1 mi) from Joseph Branch Railriders
61 reviews  
Entire cabin 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a gas grill wifi works great family games dvd's cable
the king bed was super comfy
the beds were comfy linens and towels were nice and the kitchen had everything we needed
there were only 3 of us but i would be comfortable with up to 5 or 6
kitchen was well stocked and there were lots of games to play
super clean and cozy
very clean with thoughtful touches
klista’s cabin was very clean and cozy
the cabin is very clean comfortable and nicely decorated
super clean and comfortable - we’ll definitely be back
klista is a very kind host hope to come back sometime
klista was an excellent host and communication was great
klista was easy to communicate with and very accommodating
excellent host communication
super cute log cabin style with cabin decor and great location
good value based upon terrific location at the head of wallowa lake within walking distance of numerous trailheads
nice tucked in location up the hill and away from the more crowded lakeside scene
charming well-appointed cabin in great location
nice location for lake and other activities in joseph
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10. Spacious chalet with majestic views of the mountains

Begin your stay in Joseph, Oregon, with a spacious two-story chalet and spectacular views of the Wallowa Mountains. The chalet is beautifully and masterfully crafted by expert Wallowa craftsmen. Take time to adore the meticulously crafted wooden sculpture of dragons and mermaids, as well as the hand-hammered staircase that leads you to the two semi-private queen-sized beds. The bedroom is Bohemian-inspired and that style extends up to the spacious bathroom. When it’s time to cook some delicious meals, head over to the kitchen which has modern amenities such as a convection oven and a stove range. If you prefer to dine outdoors and enjoy the cool breeze, there’s a spacious backyard where you can grill barbeque. On top of all these top-notch features, this chalet is just a walking distance from downtown.

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Joseph, Oregon, United States
634 meters (0.4 ft) from Joseph Branch Railriders
47 reviews  
Entire chalet 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i loved all of wood and iron accents throughout the home
the amenities are thoughtful and the kitchen is an amazing place to cook if you choose to stay in
) the beds are comfy and the space is great for hanging out with friends or family
danny’s place was magical it was once a restaurant the kitchen was fun to prepare food in
super kitchen great space we had a wonderful time here with a group of friends
a delightful space a little bit quirky very clean and well maintained
it is very clean and convenient for exploring joseph the lake and surrounding areas
incredible views spotlessly clean and beautiful and unique building
great stylish comfortable and super clean place in excellent location
it was very clean and the manager was responsive to our needs
thanks for being our host
dani was an absolutely wonderful host kind accommodating and readily available
fun spot; close to shopping and restaurants
perfect place to walk to all over downtown joseph
dani was great to work with the house was lots of fun and in a great location
it’s a delight to walk around and take in all the ornate details in this once- restaurant space
beautiful views excellent location walkable throughout downtown joseph
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Experience Joseph in the most authentic way

Anyone who visits Joseph, Oregon knows for a reason why it is literally called the “little Switzerland of America”. The town is surrounded by snow-capped Wallowa Mountains and verdant greeneries that make up for a perfect view. Aside from the picturesque views, the town also offers several attractions and places to see and visit. For the most authentic experience, stay in one of the Airbnb rentals and enjoy a vacation that you will never forget for years to come.

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