10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lake Junaluska, North Carolina - Updated 2022

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Lake Junaluska is a census-designated place found in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. The main attraction in this area is Lake Junaluska. This lake covers 200 acres (81 hectares) and is popular for swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding, kayaking, and fishing. Keep fit hiking along the 2.3-mile (3.7-kilometer) Lake Junaluska Walking Trail that takes you around the lake. Stroll through over 200 bushes of roses and take in their floral scent in its Rose Walk section. World Methodist Museum houses artifacts that educate on the history of Methodism. Along Lake Junaluska’s shores are private residences opening up to the stunning lake views. Stay in cozy vacation rentals in this area as you explore its popular attractions. Check out this article on the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

1. Beautiful stone cottage with postcard lake views (from USD 124)

This stone cottage has one bedroom that has a comfortable king-sized bed with luxurious linens. The open living area has two seating spaces surrounded by large picture windows that open up to picture-perfect vistas of the lake and mountains. The TV has Amazon Fire Stick and cables that allow you to connect to your streaming devices using the ultra-high-speed internet. Prepare your meals in the beautiful, well-stocked kitchen, complete with granite countertops. The well-lit bathroom has granite tops, custom tiles in the bath, and eco-friendly bathing essentials. Be immersed in the serenity that this home offers.

The Stone Cottage (#1): Postcard Lake & Mtn Views
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
186 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage has great amenities (wifi netflix washer dryer dishwasher)
beautiful lake views and a very comfortable updated cottage
beautiful view and very comfortable home
cozy cottage with gorgeous views of the lake
views were awesome well equipped with everything imaginable to make our stay comfortable
clean great communication and location
it is very clean and neat
the cottage was clean cozy and inviting
quaint and clean stone cottage overlooking lake
this property appears to be a recent renovation and everything is super clean and nice
highly recommend for level of customer service she offered as a host
she was extremely helpful informative regarding places to go and activities nearby
the host is a very quick responded easy to work with and extremely easy to like
the host is very helpful and communicates in a clear and timely manner
definitely recommend if you’re in the area - laura was a great host
absolutely loved the place and loved the location
great place to stay in a great location
great place for a weekend getaway we really enjoyed our stay in this cute cottage
wonderful place to stay for the weekend
we loved our stay at laura's place
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2. Serene bungalow located on a quiet street (from USD 217)

Relax in the peace and tranquility that this bungalow offers. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can comfortably accommodate seven guests. The open living concept creates a sense of openness that can make you feel right at home. Unwind on the living room couch as you watch a movie on the large flat-screen TV. Cook your meals in the fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and enjoy your meal on the dining table that seats six. Two of the bedrooms also have a TV with a few local channels. The beautiful porch overlooking Corneille Bryan Native Garden is the perfect spot to enjoy the outdoors.

Lake Junaluska Bungalow
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
very comfortable for sleeping and hanging out
space heaters were plentiful & were definitely used by all
beautiful updated well kept rental the beds were very comfortable we loved every minute of our stay
the house was very comfortable for our family
very clean and kitchen nicely stocked with new items
the place is very clean and very spacious
a charming house that is spotless warm and inviting
the house was sparkling clean and you could tell well sanitized
we had a fantastic stay the house is nicely decorated clean and comfortable
lovely place and great hosts
and as hosts they were super available and eager to help if needed
wade and krissy are excellent hosts and very accommodating
exactly the kind of experience this is supposed to be thank you
the house was fantastic and as advertised with great suggestions and hospitality from the hosts
amazing stay and great location
great location to the town and hiking nearby
great house with great location for the lake and skiing
great place to stay convenient location cozy and overall great experience
perfect location very clean and neat house just 5 minutes of walking from lake
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3. Cozy studio apartment near Lake Junaluska (from USD 87)

This spacious studio unit sleeps two, making it ideal for a couple. The living area has a cable TV with Roku to keep you entertained. Sit on the comfortable wingback chair with a book in hand and do some reading. The full kitchen has everything you may need to prepare your meals including spices, cooking oil, coffee, creamers, sweeteners, and biscotti. After a day of exploring, soak in the tub in the bathroom as you listen to soothing music. The soft queen bed guarantees you a restful night’s sleep. This apartment is located just a two-minute walk to the paved 2.3-mile (3.7-kilometer) Lake Junaluska Walking Trail.

Sarah's Studio Apt, 5 min walk to the Lake!
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
79 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was great which was necessary for our zoom meetings for college
we especially enjoyed sipping coffee on the cozy patio surrounded by flowers and trees and birds
the room was spacious and very well managed
everything was clean and organized
the place was beautiful and so clean
good quiet area clean and private space
steve and susie were wonderful hosts the place was clean and comfy
the accommodations were quiet sparkling clean and well appointed
great place great hosts great price
steve and susie are thoughtful lovely hosts who think of everything
really good location and amazing space
it was great being within walking distance of lake junaluska
location is also close to a lot of good attractions and cities
great place to getaway and pray tucked away private yet close to the walking trails
this was in a quiet and beautiful location beside a lake
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4. Bright and airy three-bedroom house (from USD 199)

Stay in this delightful house that can comfortably accommodate six guests. The lower level has an open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows that let in natural light, making it bright and airy. Relax in the living room as you watch your favorite show on the large flat-screen TV, with a soft glow emanating from the indoor fireplace. Each of the three bedrooms boasts a closet and private bath, with the master bedroom having a vintage clawfoot tub. Other amenities include free WiFi, a well-appointed kitchen, and a large balcony with a fire table. This property is pet-friendly so you can bring your pet along at an additional fee.

Beck Inn at Lake Junaluska, NC
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
115 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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it’s clean and has everything you need to enjoy some time away from home with family and friends
definitely would recommend this place also the host responds quickly if you have any questions
our host left us a lovely bottle of wine for our arrival
we love the house rebecca was a very good host she responds quickly
cute cottage so close to lake junaluska very clean and perfect for my daughter and i
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5. Stylish lakeside retreat with lovely views (from USD 282)

This home that sleeps 10 is the true definition of style. The polished wood floor and walls, vaulted and beamed ceiling, exposed bricks enclosing the wood-burning fireplace, and choice of interior decor and furnishings give it a stylish and elegant outlook. The open living concept makes it spacious and has large windows that open up to scenic lake views. Whip up a tasty meal in the kitchen equipped with modern appliances, and dine in the dining area as you marvel at the stunning views. This home also has four bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths. Stay here and enjoy unobstructed views of Lake Junaluska and the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Lakeside Retreat at The Ginkgo Cottage
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
48 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
the view from the living room is so beautiful
beds were comfortable and bathrooms were adequate
great place to stay if you want to visit the smoky mountain nice decoration sweet rooms
the whole place was very clean and well stocked with kitchen supplies
the lake was clean and all the neighbors were friendly
clean open and has everything you need
the house was really clean (dust/cobwebs free) and the beds were super comfortable
the house was very spacious and clean
the hosts are attentive and welcoming
they are great and responsive hosts of a lovely home
the host made our first airbnb experience amazing
would recommend them as hosts and their house for a medium sized family any time
great host and very great location for anyone visiting the smoky mountains
this is the perfect location for the waynesville/maggie valley area
can definitely tell this is a close knit town
it’s a beautiful space the location was even better than expected
this is an excellent place to stay at in lake junaluska
we really enjoyed staying at leah and brian’s place on lake junaluska
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6. Vintage cottage for four (from USD 110)

This charming cottage combines modern and vintage interior decor to give you a unique space to stay in. The cozy living room has a leather couch and a flat-screen TV connected to Roku. Use the free WiFi to stream movies or browse. The efficiency kitchen is small but equipped with all the necessary amenities including a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, and blender. There are lots of books for you to read and puzzles and games to keep you entertained. This cottage is just a few steps away from Lake Junaluska, where you can indulge in hiking, fishing, and boating.

Lake Junaluska Charmer
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
122 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
great space wonderful amenities comfortable quaint attention to detail
brenda’s cozy cottage is just as described in a great location with a lot of amenities
the bedroom is nicely decorated and roomy; large enough for a bed and the bunk beds
well appointed kitchen space ample room to sleep and unwind and a fantastic walking path around the lake
bed was comfortable and the shower had good pressure with hot water
very clean with lots of personal touches
it was clean and comfortable
very clean very quiet little town
brenda's place was sparkling clean and nicely decorated
it was super clean as well plenty of towels
host was hospitable and easy to work with
brenda was a great host and always responded quickly
the property managers were also very nice helpful & understanding of my trip needs
brenda was fast in responding and helpful
nice place and helpful
wonderful location with activities close by
a cute and cozy place to stay near lake junealuska
great location near the lake
great location for a quiet getaway
comfortable and close to amazing hiking and tubing and even close to asheville
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7. Charming mountain bungalow with a sunroom (from USD 130)

Enjoy staying in this cozy bungalow with artistic vintage touches that sleeps six. The beautiful chestnut paneling walls give it a woody mountainous vibe. When you step into the foyer, you will see the fully equipped kitchen with the equipment you will need to cook. Adjacent to it is the dining area where you can enjoy your home-cooked meals. Unwind in the living room that has a big flat-screen television with Roku and a DVD player. The dining area then leads to the gorgeous sunroom that is perfect for having group conversations and playing games. You can walk to Lake Junaluska, which is 10 minutes away, and enjoy its recreational facilities.

Cozy mountain bungalow with wonderful sunroom
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the front porch has an amazing view and the sun room is absolutely perfect
maryann’s place is wonderful she is an incredible host and her home is beautiful
the lake is so pretty as well and their neighborhood is lovely to walk in
this place is really good
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8. Intimate studio unit for a romantic getaway (from USD 55)

Having a private entrance, this studio unit offers its guests all the privacy they may need. It features a comfortable custom-made bed that sleeps two. Other amenities include two closets to keep your clothes, two chairs, and an expandable table ideal for eating or working. The kitchenette has a mini refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. It also has a private bathroom. This studio apartment is 528 feet (161 meters) from Lake Junaluska and a few minutes from the towns of Waynesville and Maggie Valley, where you can find shops and restaurants. Stay here while exploring the best attractions this area has to offer.

Cozy Studio Apartment
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
could use some upgrades like a tv and nicer amenities
the coffee maker and fridge were also nice touches and the heaters kept the room nice and toasty
huge king bed wifi that works and a clean bathroom
the bed was comfy and the space provided a place to work and strong wifi
it was everything i needed comfortable bed good shower coffee and a place to keep orange juice cold
very clean & comfortable
was very clean and cozy
apartment was very clean and cozy
very clean highly recommend
the space was very clean and easy to live in
friendly host and neighbors
very kind and understanding hosts
the hosts are very responsive and accomodating
the owners were so helpful and i appreciate everything they did for me
the hosts were wonderful and we definitely hope to return
great location and so close to the lake
cute place and quiet
the location was great and very close to the freeway which made it easy to get around
very close to the walking path at the lake and easy to find
beautiful location with plenty of activities and sights to see close by
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9. Pet-friendly accommodation with a huge deck (from USD 99)

Going on a vacation and worried about where to leave your pet? Well, don’t be, as this pet-friendly accommodation allows you to bring your furry friend along at an extra fee. It features three beds that can sleep four, one bathroom, a den area with a 55-inch flat-screen TV, a well-stocked kitchen, a dining table, and a full bath. Enjoy the outdoors while seated on the huge deck overlooking Lake Junaluska. It has a Weber gas grill and an outdoor firepit. Relax and rejuvenate as you marvel at the breathtaking views of the sun rising over the lake and the mountains. Relish staying in this cozy slice of heaven.

Lone Star Retreat #1 - Lake View w/ Spacious Deck
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
163 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view and a very comfortable space
the kitchen was fully equipped with lots of extras the bed was comfortable and the views are spectacular
we loved the view of the lake and the cozy apartment
love the deck space only downside would be the tiny bathroom
lots of thoughtful touches like local info book coffee makings supplies for laundry
a very clean comfy and cozy apartment
communication is quick and easy the apartment is clean and just as pictured
very clean and pet friendly
very clean and a great spot for a quiet getaway
great place to stay very clean and perfect for 2 people
the owners are delightful and kind
the hosts were very hospitable and responsive
the hosts were great and the accommodations perfect
the hosts were easy to communicate with and quick to respond
the host did her best to run her business venture as a business
the location is wonderful and close to everything around
the location is also very safe
awesome location with easy access to the blueridge parkway and 25 minutes to downtown asheville
cute and cozy studio in beautiful quiet neighborhood near lake junaluska
this is a fantastic place situated in a great place
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10. Modern family retreat nestled in the woods

Admire the open living concept with full-length windows along the back that open up to spectacular views and let in lots of natural light, making the space warm and bright. The gas fireplace in the living space that is surrounded by stones adds to its charm. Prepare a family meal in the large contemporary kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and seating for two on the Island. The dining table seats an additional six. The large deck overlooks the lake and is excellent for barbecuing on the propane grill. Stay here for an unforgettable vacation experience.

Modern Apartment at Lake Junaluska-2 Bed, 2 Bath
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, United States
62 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
several nice touches throughout including a very informative binder on the coffee table
very clean & very comfortable
it was very clean and relaxing
dan and leslie have a beautiful place here it is very nicely done very clean and very comfortable
nicely decorated clean & a great view
the location is amazing and the rental is clean full of light and perfect for our family
great hosts they are responsive
the hosts are easy to contact and very hospitable
the hosts were very nice and quickly responded to us
the house is absolutely beautiful the hosts were very quick to respond to my questions
the entire community was beautiful the people were very pleasant and helpful
the location was perfect
wonderfully nestled close to everything beautifulin the asheville area
the walk around the lake is gorgeous
it’s located in a beautiful upscale lakefront community that’s quiet and very safe
we really recommend this place
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The perfect lake getaway

Experience the serenity that comes with staying in these Airbnb vacation rentals that offer stunning views of the lake from the comfort of your house or are within a short walking distance from Lake Junaluska. Cozy accommodations with spectacular views make for the perfect getaway. Plan a trip here and stay in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.

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