Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals On Kelleys Island, Ohio - Updated 2023

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Situated in Lake Erie in the state of Ohio, Kelleys Island is truly a natural paradise with its beautiful white-sand beaches, towering cliffs overlooking blue-green waters and cosy woodlands with plenty of walking trails within. Kelleys Island is known as an “island for all seasons,” because it truly has something for everyone all year round. Whether you wish to go hiking through the golden-orange woodlands in the rich autumnal colours, sunbathe on the beach during the summers, explore the Glacial Grooves State Memorial in winter or have a cosy picnic in a flowering park in spring, Kelleys Island has you covered. So, if you are thinking of visiting this lovely place, why not stay in a vacation rental instead of a typical hotel room and enjoy the comforts of home? Read on to explore our awesome list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals on Kelleys Island, Ohio.

1. The Round House (from USD 309)

Nestled in a lush landscape, The Round House offers a relaxing getaway most suitable for families. This uniquely shaped retreat comes not only with wide balconies but also large windows that deliver fantastic views of the surrounding foliage. Birders, anglers and all sorts of nature lovers will appreciate the easy access to the state park and other natural attractions.

When not immersing themselves in nature, guests can simply unwind inside the rental which comes with air-conditioning and an indoor fireplace for comfort. Wi-Fi, a TV and some toys are also available as entertainment options.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
23 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unusual outside shape of the house was stylish and the furnishings were comfortable
both bedrooms upstairs were very spacious and the downstairs bunk beds and ‘kids area’ were perfect
house was extremely comfortable and interior decor was spot on
it is very clean spacious and close to town
the owner was very responsive and ensured our stay was perfect
location is close to everything loved it
great place in the heart of the island
felt very comfortable great location
loved it great location and lovely accommodations
we loved the house and its location
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2. Memory Manor (from USD 256)

Memory Manor is a cosy vacation rental found two blocks away from the lake. Kelleys Island’s downtown area, which features various shops, restaurants and entertainment venues, is only 1 mile (1.61 kilometres) away from the property.

Inside the rental is a modern space that is fit for families. As this is a pet-friendly rental, fur babies are welcome to stay here. Indoor features of the rental include air-conditioning, a TV, and a kitchen. Free parking spaces are also provided on the premises.

Rent this place for a week (Monday to Monday) for great discounts! Check-outs are not allowed on Saturdays.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
120 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice yard and adequate kitchen was perfect for us
beds were very comfortable and slept great
it was clean and comfortable
house was clean and well appointed
it is a very clean and comfortable home
such a great little spot everything was clean and well cared for
great host clean and well kept property would definitely book with joel again
he was a gracious host
joel was a great host
joel was a very helpful and knowledgeable host
joel was awesome host who answered all my questions before and during our stay
friendly and made sure you had everything you need for your stay
cute house quiet and peaceful location
location was fantastic - close enough to everything while still feeling secluded
great quiet location for a stay on kelly’s island
peaceful and relaxing stay in a cute cottage on a quiet inner side street yet still close to everything
the house is in a great location for exploring kelley’s island and comfortable for relaxing in
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3. Cosy lakefront condo with one bedroom (from USD 337)

This quaint wooden home features one bedroom, one bathroom and a private entrance, making it perfect for couples or solo travellers looking for a lakefront home. This home has a patio with screens that offers beautiful views of the lake and is a great place to relax. The hosts live right below you in a different apartment, so you can always approach them if you are in need of anything. The apartment is very homey and is decorated in neutral colours of beige and brown, lending a traditional and classy look to the place.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
42 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is super comfortable and the kitchen is well stocked
very clean and updated
the place itself was very clean and was exactly as pictured
very clean and a great location with amazing views
awesome location quiet and private and close enough to also enjoy the hustle and bustle of the island
perfect location quiet except for many many birds the porch is marvelous
a great place to get away you'll love it
the porch has a beautiful view and the location on the island is very convenient
place is perfect for a couple
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4. Cosy apartment with wooden interiors (from USD 300)

Featuring gorgeous views of the lakefront and its surrounding grasslands, this home is perfect for families or a group of friends as it can comfortably accommodate up to six guests in three bedrooms. One of the rooms has a trundle bed (sofa bed) that is great for kids to enjoy sleepovers together. In addition, the home also comes with free WiFi, a swimming pool, adorable nautical décor and on-site free parking. The hosts will provide you with all the perks you are used to at home, like complimentary toiletries, fresh linen and towels, home appliances such as hairdryers and washing machines, and more.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
42 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire condo 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very clean and spacious condo
perfect location condo was very clean james was very responsive and helpful
this is a great spot to stay first off the condo is spotless and in great shape
the condo was a bit larger than expected clean comfortable and decorated very nicely
very clean space with open concept and great amenities
host was easy to contact and helpful
close to town perfect location
great location near town
great location on the island
great location on the island
great location right behind the main strip on kelley's island
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5. Romantic and intimate cottage (from USD 221)

This adorable wooden cottage is the ideal rental to opt for if you are celebrating an anniversary or simply taking your partner on a spontaneous romantic getaway on Kelleys Island. Situated close to a variety of attractions on the island including hiking trails, glacial grooves, museums, restaurants and coffee shops, this cottage is perfect for sightseeing. The host’s own home is situated close by, but it is on a different property, so you have all the privacy you need.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
77 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning was a blessing
nice cozy cottage that was great for a brief get-a-way
the cottage was extremely cozy and clean
the space is very thoughtfully laid out so plenty of room
the host even had fresh flowers on the table for us
extremely clean and well maintained space
great space with a clean and bright room
beautiful quaint clean place
the cabin is very clean and comfortable
everything was perfect clean and comfortable
the host was responsive and warm
kim and bill were very kind and welcoming hosts
bill and kim were so welcoming and helpful
this cottage is outstanding the host was quick to respond and every little amenity was available
the hosts were fantastic and it was wonderful meeting and hanging out with them
very good location quiet
great location and kim even had fresh flowers to greet us
this is a wonderful cozy cottage at a great location
the cottage is in a great location and is super clean
a perfect place for a couple to enjoy an island getaway
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6. Spacious and modern four-bedroom villa (from USD 414)

This spacious villa is ideal for large family reunions, a trip with your friends or even small families wanting a lot of space. It is situated on private property as a stand-alone building, offering you all the peace and quiet you need along with some privacy. However, the location of the property itself is excellent, as it is close to most of the island’s best attractions. With bright and open interiors, lovely décor and all the comforts of home, you are sure to enjoy yourself thoroughly here.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
50 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was fantastic the kids all had comfortable beds (no one on a pullout or futon)
clean and quiet house to stay in
the house was clean and exactly as advertised
the bedrooms were clean and comfortable
it was clean and beautiful with lots of extras
very attractive clean home with plenty of space for a family
the home was beautiful and bob was a great host we are definitely planning to come back next year
great place to stay owner easy to communicate with
house was well stocked and bob was a great host
bob was responsive and helpful
the house is well stocked and the location is quiet and peaceful
kelley's island is a relaxed location with beautiful homes and just enough activities
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7. Unique limestone cottage with a private rock beach (from USD 543)

Featuring a sprawling property with a private rock beach where you can enjoy fishing or picnicking, this property on Kelleys Island is perfect for larger families or a group of friends. It has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, and a huge private multi-level deck that overlooks gorgeous views of Lake Erie. In addition, there is also a large front yard where you can enjoy a cookout or let your children play freely. Guests mentioned that the private rock beach is a lovely addition to the property and makes it more than worth it.

Kellys Island, Ohio, United States
18 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
great location within walking distance to restaurants brewery and downtown area
i definitely recommend the location and this neat property
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8. Quaint and cosy chalet with three bedrooms (from USD 150)

With three fully furnished bedrooms and three full baths, this luxurious rental in Kelleys Island is perfect for large families. It features a spacious living room where you can relax in the evenings with a board game. The home also has a private deck that is ideal for entertaining guest,s complete with a sunset awning, a gas barbecue, fire ring and more.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
67 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
we definitely hope to return jerold was a great host
you’ll love the location of the cedar chalet
we had a great stay at this location
pleasant home in a quiet location
good location lots of room host provided a number of bikes for traveling about the island
great place to stay we always enjoy our time on the island
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9. Traditional A-frame cottage with stone interiors (from USD 517)

With its A-frame gabled roofs and stone interiors, this quaint cottage on Kelleys Island looks like it has been picked straight out of a fairytale. Whether you are travelling with your family, friends or hosting a hobby retreat, this cottage is perfect as it is close to the lakefront and offers beautiful views of Lake Erie. The home can comfortably accommodate up to five guests with its three bedrooms and one bath.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
76 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a nice patio table with umbrella to use as well
very clean and well maintained home
house was super clean neat and very private
very clean with amazing views
the property was exactly as advertised super clean and the host was very helpful and responsive
wonderful location great cleanliness and thoughtful tips
pat was a wonderful host
patricia is a great host and very responsive
patricia is a great host
responsive host very clear instructions and a cozy friendly space
pat is a very gracious host and is available if you need her
great waterfront location on kelley’s island
i highly recommend this location
this is a great place for a relaxing get away close to the ferry port and downtown
loved this home it is close enough to downtown yet far enough away
its a great place to stay
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10. Secluded three-bedroom home with cosy interiors (from USD 286)

This home features serene and cosy interiors that are designed to relax your senses and allow you to unwind. Situated on six acres (2.5 hectares) of woodland, this lovely accommodation offers all the amenities and home appliances that will ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
62 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furniture was comfortable and there was plenty of seating for all of us
beds were comfortable and seemed relatively new
very clean and updated accommodations
their house matches the description for being clean cozy and nicely decorated
we arrived to a spotless home that was smartly and efficiently decorated
owner was very friendly and available to answer any questions
so it was exactly what we expected and nicole and chris were great hosts
the location was very quiet and peaceful
it was a wonderful place and beautiful quiet location
wonderful place everything you need plus peace and quiet can’t wait to come back
beautiful house gracious host great location
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11. Eclectic and well-designed chalet with a single bedroom (from USD 228)

Ideal for couples or solo travellers, this one-bedroom chalet can accommodate up to four guests. It serves as a relaxing place for people to stay while they’re on the island. This beautiful rental features unique interiors, plenty of privacy and two private decks with amazing views, among many other amazing featuress.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
55 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire chalet 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and furniture
the chalet was clean cozy and had everything we needed
shelly is very responsive when there are questions
good location away from town square
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12. Huge, traditional four-bedroom home with gables

Enjoy staying in this traditional-style home that has four well-furnished bedrooms and four full baths for your comfort. This home is luxury redefined, with its world-class gourmet kitchen that is well-stocked and equipped with everything you need to have a quiet family meal in style. In addition, there is also an open-vault attic with gorgeous views of the lakefront, as well as a multi-level deck that is perfect for enjoying an al fresco dining experience or even for entertaining guests.

Kelleys Island, Ohio, United States
44 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
appreciated the wifi and satellite television definitely a relaxing place to be
lots of amenities provided and the basement is great for hanging out with the shuffleboard and pool table
very clean and lots of space for a big family gathering
the house was clean and had everything we needed including cooking supplies
the house was very clean and in a very private location
this place is over the top wonderful super clean
we were extremely satisfied with the cleanliness and we will definitely be back for another summer getaway
the owners were so friendly and responsive
can’t say enough about how great this property and the owners are
super friendly and responsive host
host ed was incredibly helpful during our stay and answered to our concerns within minutes
ed was very responsive and helpful
great location back in the woods plus close to town
awesome place and great location
beautiful big house close to the water and minutes away from west bay
conveniently located walking distance or short drive from most kelley attractions
excellent location and amenities
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Experience a natural paradise in Kelleys Island

With so much to do and explore, guests may surely have a full itinerary after a little online research on Kelleys Island. After a long day of sightseeing and exploring the island, why not find your private retreat to escape into instead of a standard hotel room? With such a wide variety of lodgings available in Kelleys Island, including cabins and chalets, you can find your perfect vacation home in no time.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnb vacation rentals on Kelleys Island

1. Which Airbnb vacation rentals in Kelleys Island are pet-friendly?

By staying in pet-friendly properties, such as Memory Manor, this spacious and modern four-bedroom villa or this quaint and cosy chalet with three bedrooms, your pets also get to join in on your adventure on Kelleys Island.

2. Which vacation rentals in Kelleys Island have parking?

Stay in The Round House, this cosy lakefront condo with one bedroom, this cosy apartment with wooden interiors or this romantic and intimate cottage and enjoy the on-site parking spaces they offer - without additional charge!

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