The history of Lakewood, Washington, is a tale of culture and patriotism spanning the ages. This history built up the city to what it is today: an educational center, a city of many parks and lakes, and a haven for outdoor adventurers, nature-lovers, and history buffs alike. It is a prime destination for people who want to escape the hustles and bustles of America’s megacities or simply want a greener change in scenery. Because of this, a vacation in Lakewood is certainly a great choice. Book an accommodation that has everything you need to keep you comfortable and check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Lakewood, Washington.
1. Self-contained tiny house overlooking Lake Louise (from USD 109)
Don’t let its size fool you, as this small house has all you need for a comfortable and convenient stay — one queen bed, full kitchen, dedicated workspace, bathroom, and parking. Other amenities include cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a fridge. A front deck gives you mesmerizing views of Lake Louise and the surrounding area. A clean, well-maintained, and self-contained house, the only thing missing are laundry facilities. The nearest laundromat is just about 5 mi (8 km) away, however.
Quiet Lakefront Tiny HomeLakewood, Washington, United States
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:the home was sparkling clean and everything that i needed to cook clean and store things was providedincredibly relaxing clean and beautiful property right on the lake
Host:dan is a wonderful hostgreat place and a great hostcouldn’t have asked for a more gracious hostdan was kind enough to adjust my stay arrangements 2+ times considering my extenuating circumstances during this pandemicRead more reviews
Location:fabulous location near fort steilicoom parkwow incredible location overlooking lake louisesimple cute and cozy place for single or coupledan’s place was adorable made for the perfect weekend away for my partner & i to escape the cityotherwise a quiet and safe and bucolic little house
2. Apartment unit with scenic lake views (from USD 119)
Lakefront Retreat is Unit #10 of a 12-unit apartment building originally built in 1903 as a boys’ gym. This ground-floor apartment unit comes with a patio that faces Lake Steilacoom, giving guests relaxing, idyllic lake views. It has a master’s bedroom with a queen-size bed, a second bedroom with a full-size bed, a living room with a sofa bed, one and a half bathrooms, and a kitchen, fully equipped with modern conveniences and culinary essentials. Guests also get access to a coin-operated laundry, community barbecue area, and a dock that they can use for a variety of lake activities including kayaking, swimming, and fishing, among others.
Lakefront RetreatLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:there are only local channels and no dvd player but the wifi was goodapartment was as expected and a gorgeous view of the lakelots of room for the family and a great viewi don’t believe there is ac but we were comfortable in temps that reached 86there are plenty of amenities and the apartment was super clean
Cleanliness:this is a great clean family placeit was comfortable warm clean and quietthe place is well maintained clean and peacefulthe space was very roomy clean and warmthe house is real clean
Host:hosts were good communicatorsron was friendly & accessible if you have questionsthe host ron was very friendly and welcomingron was a great on site host and prompt at answering any questionsfriendly staff and service very understanding with late check inRead more reviews
Location:wonderful location and lodginggreat location- quaint little placethe location is quiet and picturesquestarting with location; the dekoven inn is situated within walking distance of of great restaurants and shoppingbeautiful location near the golf course
3. Updated '30s cabin on Lake Louise (from USD 132)
This cabin’s history goes back to 1930 when it was built along the shores of Lake Louise. Now renovated with upcycled materials and local artistry, it sports modern conveniences including a fridge, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. The property comes with a spacious lake-facing deck with a firepit, below which is a private dock. The upper section of the cabin has a bedroom, a desk area, and a full bath. The kitchen and living room — both of which offer clear lakeside views — are located downstairs, along with storage and a half bathroom and changing room. Easily accessible from the cabin, the lake is stocked with rainbow trout, making it a great fishing spot.
Cabin on the LakeLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:loved the cozy gas fireplace and keurig coffee makerquiet and serene lakefront community with lovely views and a cozy cabinthe cabin at the lake exceeded expectations the kitchen had everything we needed and the views were amazingour teen son loved making the movie room his own private chill spot
Cleanliness:everything was very cleanthe place is extremely clean and absolutely gorgeousthe house is well stocked and super cleanthe kitchen and bath were clean and very well stockedespecially in a time where cleanliness is so important this is obviously a priority to dianne
Host:host was awesome and very responsiveshe is an awesome hostthe host has so many thoughtful touches put into the placethe owner really adds a lot of thoughtful touches and everything you could need is provided fordianne was a great host i’ve already recommended her cabin to a few friends :)Read more reviews
Location:great location comfortable bed wonderful spot to relax and enjoy the viewand play in the waterdianne's place is absolutely perfectwhat a great place to staygreat location with lots of activities to do beautiful view friendly neighbors and literally steps from the lakedianne's place is pretty much perfect
4. Stylish lakeside apartment on Gravelly Lake (from USD 128)
This remodeled apartment’s chic, modern aesthetics match the scenic lake views from its deck. The apartment comes with a private entrance leading to rather space-efficient interiors. It has every bit of comfort a guest can hope for, including a king-size bed, Italian linens, walk-in closet, complete kitchen, laundry facilities, five-piece bathroom, and sitting area. Its conveniences include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen smart TV with cable, full fridge, outdoor gas grill, and parking. Pets are allowed in the apartment, but you will need to contact the host prior to booking. Military personnel, National Guard members, and first responders get a generous 20% discount, in gratitude for their services.
Chic Apartment in Lakefront HomeLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:it was clean and comfortable with a beautiful lakeside view
Host:karrie was a wonderful host and the airbnb absolutely lovelykarrie was great to communicate with and very hospitableRead more reviews
Location:very convenient to the best dog park ever
5. Strategically located cabin on American Lake (from USD 144)
An A-frame cabin built in the ‘50s, this property sits comfortably along the beach of American Lake. This cabin is shared between its primary residents and guests, who get access to a living room, full kitchen, dining table, and private bathroom on its ground-floor area. Two small bedrooms with a queen bed each, meanwhile, are available for guests upstairs. The cabin is located next to a city park, designated lakeside swimming area, outdoor basketball court, playground, and skate park. Its general location is a 20-minute drive away from Tacoma or Olympia while downtown Seattle is, at off-peak traffic, 50 minutes away by car.
Beach Cabin on American LakeLakewood, Washington, United States
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:the kitchen is amazing with all amenities and butcher block counter topsthe cabin is stylish and comfortable with an awesome sunrise viewthis is a very cozy stay amazing view and access to lakethe beds were very comfortable and we had all the amenities we could need while staying therebed linens are super soft and cozy
Cleanliness:clean and comfortable placevery clean and comfortable cabina very clean relaxing place to staycabin was clean and well set upamazing clean private and perfect
Host:jamie and philip were great hostsi highly recommend this host and this airbnbphil and jamie were absolutely amazing hoststhe space itself is cozy the owners provided almost everything you'd need and are so kind and thoughtfuljamie was super helpful in accommodating some of our special requestsRead more reviews
Location:great locations located right on american lakethis is a great little get away that’s really close to the citynice place perfectly located to take in the national parksgreat place to get awaythis place is in an amazing location very comfortable beds kitchen and bathroom have everything you could need
6. One-bedroom lakefront apartment (from USD 91)
A third-floor unit, The Pinnacle is a one-bedroom unit with a living room, fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and bathroom. The unit’s location gives great views of Lake Steilacoom, while the property itself gives guests easy access to the lake and various water adventures. Guests also get access to the on-site coin-operated laundry facility, dock, and community barbecue area.
The Pinnacle - One bedroom WaterfrontLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:view from the room was beautifulthis room has a beautiful view of the lakewe found a good amount of marijuana in the living room deskthe apartment was quaint and had a beautiful waterfront viewthe room we had was on the top floor and had a wonderful view of trees and lake
Cleanliness:very clean and alot of towels sheets blankets etcthe apartment is clean and renovatedeverything was clean and exactly what i expectedeverything was very clean and modern with comfortable linens and plenty of towelsapartment was neat and clean
Host:the hosts are very niceeverybody is very nice and helpfulbig thanks to the hostoverall nice experience and the hosts will help you with whatever you needher co-host karen went above and beyond for my family and i and made us feel so welcomeRead more reviews
Location:quaint location - great valuevery nice place close to towncenterbeautiful location relaxing and peacefulthe property is safe convenient to local shopping and sight and close to jblmgreat room in an unexpected location
7. French country cottage near Interstate 5 (from USD 122)
Remodeled with French, rural aesthetics, this cottage is a short drive away from I-5, American Lake, Gravelly Lake, Lake Steilacoom, and other notable attractions such as Tacoma Golf and Country Club and Thornewood Castle. It features two beds and a bathroom on the second floor, while the ground floor contains a fully equipped and well-stocked kitchen, HDTVs, and laundry facilities. The fenced landscaped garden makes the property suitable for a variety of functions and celebrations.
French Country CottageLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:plenty of mirrors a great garden area for photos and overall just cozythe guest house was comfortable and had everything we neededfull kitchen too which was amazingbeautiful and comfortable and a terrific spotso charming comfortable and with impeccable taste
Cleanliness:it was super clean which was very important to us during this crazy covid timeit was very clean comfortable and elegantly decorated plus the surroundings were serene and beautifulit was comfortable clean and had all that we neededwe loved this little cottage it was gorgeous and super clean
Host:great hosts very responsivevery pleasant hosts who really care about quality and beautyvery friendly hosts try their best to make the experience wonderfulbeautiful home very kind hoststhis property is gorgeous and jen & dave are so so nice and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great location tucked away from seattleabsolutely perfect location to spend the weekendclose to everything beautiful courtyardif you are needing a place in this area to stay and relaxoutstanding property wonderful location very comfortable and clean cottage and gracious hosts
8. Pleasant studio facing Lake Steilacoom (from USD 75)
This studio is Unit #11 of the apartment building and is located on the third floor, giving it amazing views of Lake Steilacoom from its deck. This well-lit and space-efficient unit has a queen bed, bathroom with shower, kitchen, and living room with a view of the lake. It is also equipped with conveniences such as Wi-Fi, a TV, and a fridge. The apartment itself provides all guests access to a coin-operated laundry, a community barbecue, and a private dock.
Waterfront studioLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:this place was very clean and the perfect sizeour room was very cozy and cleansuper clean nice host and beautiful viewssuper clean nice and cute place to spend for the great valuesuper clean and great location
Host:the host is very kindthis place deserves the super host ratinggreat on site management and excellent communication by the hostthe hostess was very nice and helpful and answered questions when we needed informationvery easy check in/check out and hosts were readily availableRead more reviews
Location:place was wonderful for a nice getaway close to the outdoors and the citydekoven inn was such a great find perfect location for our staythe location was awesome to jblm and seattlewas a good stay easy check in good location as we were driving around to different locationsvery good location convenient to the base tacoma and a short ride to seatac
9. Beautiful lakefront apartment in historic home (from USD 79)
This lakefront apartment is in a former boys’ gymnasium, built in 1903. This unit is on the second floor and can be accessed via the building’s stairs. It features a bedroom with one queen bed, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a deck that offers splendid views of Lake Steilacoom. The property has free Wi-Fi all throughout and guests in all units can access a coin-operated laundry and community barbecue area.
Lakefront and KayakLakewood, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
10. Serene cottage near American Lake (from USD 145)
Simply called The Cottage of American Lake, this cottage is an up-to-date property originally built in the 1940s. It is conveniently located near the I-5 exit and is a mere 10-minute journey from Tacoma. A typical ‘40s American home with brightly lit, modern interiors, this cottage has lake access that opens the door to a variety of water activities including swimming, fishing, and boating. Inside, the property features a living room, full kitchen, two spacious bedrooms, and elegant bathrooms. The cottage also comes with a secure carport for a single vehicle, private entrance, and private rooftop deck with spectacular views of American Lake. Wi-Fi, laundry, and cable TV are also provided in the property for the convenience of the guests.
The CottageLakewood, Washington, United States
Have a comfortable stay in Lakewood
Lakewood, Washington, is a great vacation retreat all year round. What will make your visit more memorable is booking an Airbnb vacation rental that will give you the utmost comfort during your stay.
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