10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Knoxville, Tennessee - Updated 2021

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Situated between the Great Smoky Mountains and the Tennessee River, Knoxville is full of culture and history with Appalachian roots which you will find in the scenery along the Tennessee River. Among this city’s attractions are Blount Mansion and the East Tennessee History Center. In downtown Knoxville, you can visit Market Square and next to it, the Bijou and Tennessee theaters offer stage productions and musical acts.

A hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park awaits a short drive away, and the Muse Knoxville, Knoxville Children’s Theater and the Knoxville Zoo are all great spots for visitors with kids. Check out the best Airbnbs in Knoxville for your stay!

1. Magnolia House (from USD 46)

Set in a safe and quiet neighborhood which is central to all that Knoxville has to offer, the property is just a 10-15 minute drive from downtown and also 10 minutes from downtown Knoxville, the University and freeway. Surrounded by lush trees, it is a tranquil setting where you can relax on the balcony. The property is a bright and clean colonial home with contemporary furnishings, a private bath, King size bed and double vanity. If you are looking for great houses to rent in Knoxville, TN, Magnolia House is for you.

Magnolia House Room 1 master w/private ensuite
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
222 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing room great breakfast with view over nice garden
wonderful breakfast and coffee
she had a beautiful amenities and a lovely continental breakfast
lynn made really good coffee each morning and put out breakfast
the heated lamp was wonderful getting out of the great massaging shower experience
Cleanliness:
very clean spacious and beautiful
the room was spotless and beautiful
the place was incredibly clean
very clean tastefully decorated with lots of personal thoughtful touches
everything was very tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean
Host:
the host is amazing
lynn is a wonderful host
the perfect host for the perfect place
lynn is a great host
and hosts you would be pleased to call your friends
Location:
a beautiful place secluded yet close to town
close to shopping entertainment and a short drive to the mountains
a beautiful location and home
the place is in a good location
wonderful hostess and excellent location
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2. New studio close to downtown (from USD 100)

This single, studio-ish apartment in Knoxville, Tennessee, right behind the main house is close to downtown and only a mile (1.6 km) away from the University of Tennessee in a safe and beautiful neighborhood, close to restaurants in Knoxville.

Guests get a full kitchen with open concept living space and lofted queen fully-foam mattress and in the downstairs living area there is a 55 inch TV, fully controllable heat and air system as well as a convertible couch that turns into a full bed. Coffee is provided with an open fridge for anything you may want to bring! So head to this downtown studio during the time of festivals in Knoxville and watch the beauty of the city first hand.

New Studio! Foam Bed, Hot Tub, Close to Downtown!
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
474 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress is extremely comfortable and having a full kitchen is nice
the loft ladder isn’t the easiest climb but the bed is very comfortable and the heat/ac is great
marianna's place was perfect for a couple of nights in knoxville--interesting space comfy bed nice part of town
Cleanliness:
so clean and comfortable
very clean very spacious
very clean nice homey place
very clean and very nice space
very modern style and clean
Host:
gracious and friendly hosts
the hosts were very friendly and available if i had any questions
they hosts were very nice to accommodate all our needs
amazing place and even better owners
marianna was an amazing host and was even willing to answer my questions late at night
Location:
the place is really cute and in the perfect location
excellent location with plenty of shopping nearby and a short drive to the city center
this spot is a great location - beautiful neighborhood and very close to downtown lovely riverwalk
great neighborhood even walkable
beautiful space and close to everything
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3. Convenient Convertible Cottage (from USD 56)

Located a quick drive to Market Square, downtown is only about 8 minutes away and it is about 4 minutes from restaurants and local shopping (some of the best in Knoxville). This convertible cottage has a couch which converts to a queen sized bed and a king sized bed which converts to two twins. Guests get amenities like a full bath, micro kitchen, flat screen, and even snacks like Nutri-Grain bars and chocolate.

Convenient Convertible Cottage 7 min from DT + HWY
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
653 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice and cozy place with great amenities
the cottage is super nice with a very comfortable bed
very comfortable space that has just what you need
the cottage is a cozy welcoming little place in which one can spend a relaxing weekend
these space was very comfortable and check in/out was a breeze
Cleanliness:
nice clean big bed
very clean and very comfortable
a very clean and comfortable place
it was very clean and cozy
it was very clean and comfortable
Host:
jonathan was a welcoming host
hosts were friendly and offered good recommendations of area restaurants & activities
jonathan and melody are great hosts
great hosts we had an amazing time staying here
i’d recommend asking the host about it before booking
Location:
cute little place extremely close to downtown
the location was perfect
good location with easy walking distance to a range of restaurants
great place close to downtown
great location greenway nearby for walking
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4. UT Downtown Luxury Apartment (from USD 93)

This apartment is located in downtown Knoxville, in one of Knoxville’s most famous historic districts, around 30 minutes from the Smokey Mountain National Park. There’s an interesting balance between the vintage charm of the old building and the updated furnishings and features of this clean and well-restored home.

Set in a safe neighborhood, guests get cozy and soft sheets, a shower with a giant shower stall as well as a deck shared with another apartment that has a hot tub at this Airbnb in downtown Knoxville.

UT Downtown Luxury Monthly Lease
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
143 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hot tub was very relaxing and we had everything we needed from wi-fi to extra blankets
super cozy; we enjoyed walking to local coffee shop k brew and our relatives house nearby
bring your own coffee didn't use the hot tub because it's on shared deck(each apartment has designated times)
beautiful place with loads of character bathroom was small but functional; all the other rooms were incredibly spacious
natalie was easy to work with and the apartment was just as described
Cleanliness:
very clean
it was clean spacious and comfortable
clean comfortable place minutes from ut
very roomy and clean place
it's clean cozy and cute
Host:
natalie is a great host
natalie was a great host
natalie is a great host
i highly recommend natalie as a host
everyone is extremely friendly and helpful
Location:
super close to downtown
great location for a knoxville trip
perfect location from downtownn
easy parking and central to most entertainment shopping and transportation
great place the neighborhood is really cute and close to downtown
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5. Marble Hill Inn: The Maxwell Room

Gorgeous, immaculate and lovingly restored with delicious breakfasts including asparagus & tomato, waffles with banana & walnuts and more, this rental in Knoxville, TN, is located in an eclectic neighborhood made up of historic homes in the center of Fourth and Gill and Old North Knoxville, less than two minutes to Interstate 40 and one mile (1.6 km) north of downtown Knoxville with the Knox Area Transit (KAT) bus available one block away.

Guests will love the Parisian theme in the guest bathroom and the BreadShed Market, a European-style bakery and other sources of food are only a ½ block from the property. This home has been featured in several publications including the Memphis Commercial Appeal and the Life section of the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Marble Hill Inn: The Maxwell Room
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
276 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom and full breakfast were both perfect
the breakfast was great very cozy room and an even cozier home
faith also makes delightful breakfasts that cater to your tastes and any special needs
instructions for areas to visit where happily provided and breakfast was tasty and filling
the pets were precious and the breakfast was fabulous
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
the space was clean and very unique
it is comfortable and clean
the room they provided to us was clean and cozy
the home is clean spacious comfortable and has beautiful interior parisian design
Host:
she is so friendly and welcoming
faith is a wonderful host
faith is a wonderful host
doug and faith were outstanding hosts their home was stunning and their hospitality unmatched
doug and faith were gracious hosts
Location:
great location and experience
close to awesome dining
the location is perfect - quiet and close to downtown
awesome location close to knoxville night life
the location is great for getting downtown
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6. Downtown loft above coffee shop

This space is set in an amazing location (one of the oldest buildings in Knoxville) in the Old City with restaurants, live music and market square within walking distance. Located directly above a local coffee shop with fantastic morning coffee in the city’s art/urban center (a hip and funky area), this loft has many rooms and lots of nice details like exposed brick, amazing beds, guitars in the corner, cool books and more. Well kept, comfortable and clean, there is WiFi, LED 42" TV and other entertainment and media facilities.

Downtown loft above coffee shop

7. Cozy private room minutes from downtown

This place is an awesome deal for the price. Guests can make coffee and tea and get access to the kitchen and backyard as well as the living room. This property is in a quiet neighborhood only an 8-minute drive from downtown Knoxville and within easy biking distance of many activities.

There is a fenced in back yard and the room has a queen sized bed and WiFi as well as a private bathroom (with walk-in shower). There is a dresser and closet space available. Fresh linens and towels are also provided.

Cozy private room minutes from downtown

8. Southern Comfort

Set in a quiet residential location right by a gas station and very close to the highway, this property is simple and comfortable with wonderful common spaces and a shower with great pressure.

At an affordable price, guests get full access to the apartment including the kitchen which has a microwave, fridge, oven, dishwasher and more. You can also have a wonderful meal at the Copper Cellar which is less than a 5-minute drive away.

Southern Comfort

9. Lovely studio apartment in historic Knoxville

Located in a working class neighborhood near the Knoxville zoo, it is also a ten-minute drive from downtown Knoxville. Guests get a private space with a private entrance, spacious shower, Apple TV and beautiful hardwood floors.

An upstairs studio apartment, it has its own balcony, keyless entry as well as parking space for up to two cars. With a queen bed in the apartment, there are plenty of places to sleep as well as an air mattress available on request before arrival. You will also get coffee and the unit is cooled by a ceiling fan and window AC unit. There is an electric fireplace for warmth.

Lovely studio apartment in leafy Knoxville
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
376 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place would stay again loved the coffee and fireplace looking heater
their space is so welcoming and comfortable with the perfect amount of space and privacy
daniel and jennifer’s place is really perfect the bed is very comfortable and the electric fireplace kept everything toasty
it is a well-appointed room that looks better then it's pictures
very cozy comfortable space with tons of detailed thoughtful touches
Cleanliness:
very clean cozy space
super clean and welcoming
it was very clean and spacious
wonderful stay very clean with extra personal touches
clean private and stylish studio
Host:
the hosts provided great recommendations
daniel was a great host
lovely place and amazing hosts
daniel was a wonderful host and terrific guide to knoxville
the hosts are polite and friendly
Location:
chic apartment very close to downtown
great place to stay near knoxville
great value and awesome location
very cute and affordable little place
it was in a good area quiet and close to everything
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10. Apartment on Market Square

Situated right in the heart of downtown Knoxville on Historic Market Square close to art and culture, parks, the city center and more, the property is within walking distance of many restaurants, and the restaurant directly below the loft also has good food and a great vibe.

Guests get comfortable beds as well as a clean and cozy loft with a wonderful atmosphere. They also get a modern and well-decorated place with travel sized toiletries.

Downtown 204 on Market Square Art Alley w/Rooftop
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
66 reviews
Room in boutique hotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
dean’s properties are stylish and modern with great amenities and very comfortable
he is very responsive to inquiries and his apartment is stocked with every need and want
Cleanliness:
very clean well appointed place and dean is very accessible
dean is a fabulous host whose place is beautifully decorated modern and clean
the loft was extremely clean and very comfortable with four adults
the place was super clean and easy to check in
easy check in and check out the loft was clean and spacious
Host:
the host is wonderful
host was overly accommodating very thoughtful
best host that i have every worked with
his information on the front end was extremely helpful
very helpful whenever we had any questions
Location:
the location is great
great place and great location
we also loved the location
great location i stayed there for my wedding weekend and it was in walking distance to everything
excellent place at a perfect location in the heart of knoxville
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A great blend

A great blend of city sights and nature hikes, Knoxville has something for those that love culture and great scenery. Check out these Airbnb places to stay in Knoxville.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Knoxville, Tennessee

1. Which Airbnbs in Knoxville provide Wi-Fi?

Internet connection is usually an essential factor in booking accommodation anywhere in the world. The downtown loft above coffee shop and the cozy private room minutes from downtown are some of the Airbnbs in Knoxville that provide great Wi-Fi access.

2. Which Airbnbs in Knoxville have free parking on the premises?

Families or solo travelers who are accustomed to moving around in their cars always prefer accommodations that provide free parking on their premises. This lovely studio apartment in historic Knoxville provides excellent parking space for up to two cars.

3. Which Airbnbs in Knoxville offer breakfast?

Being the first meal of the day, breakfast is always an essential part of the human diet. Marble Hill Inn: The Maxwell Room is one such Airbnb vacation rental in Knoxville that provides guests with freshly made breakfast during their stay.

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