10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lakewood, Washington - Updated 2024

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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.

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 February 08, 2024.

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
1.79 km (1.2 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
93 reviews   Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the home was sparkling clean and everything that i needed to cook clean and store things was provided
incredibly relaxing clean and beautiful property right on the lake
dan is a wonderful host
great place and a great host
couldn’t have asked for a more gracious host
dan was kind enough to adjust my stay arrangements 2+ times considering my extenuating circumstances during this pandemic
fabulous location near fort steilicoom park
wow incredible location overlooking lake louise
simple cute and cozy place for single or couple
dan’s place was adorable made for the perfect weekend away for my partner & i to escape the city
otherwise a quiet and safe and bucolic little house
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2. Apartment unit with scenic lake views (from USD 109)

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
246 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are only local channels and no dvd player but the wifi was good
apartment was as expected and a gorgeous view of the lake
lots of room for the family and a great view
i don’t believe there is ac but we were comfortable in temps that reached 86
there are plenty of amenities and the apartment was super clean
this is a great clean family place
it was comfortable warm clean and quiet
the place is well maintained clean and peaceful
the space was very roomy clean and warm
the house is real clean
hosts were good communicators
ron was friendly & accessible if you have questions
the host ron was very friendly and welcoming
ron was a great on site host and prompt at answering any questions
friendly staff and service very understanding with late check in
wonderful location and lodging
great location- quaint little place
the location is quiet and picturesque
starting with location; the dekoven inn is situated within walking distance of of great restaurants and shopping
beautiful location near the golf course
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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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
211 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the cozy gas fireplace and keurig coffee maker
quiet and serene lakefront community with lovely views and a cozy cabin
the cabin at the lake exceeded expectations the kitchen had everything we needed and the views were amazing
our teen son loved making the movie room his own private chill spot
everything was very clean
the place is extremely clean and absolutely gorgeous
the house is well stocked and super clean
the kitchen and bath were clean and very well stocked
especially in a time where cleanliness is so important this is obviously a priority to dianne
host was awesome and very responsive
she is an awesome host
the host has so many thoughtful touches put into the place
the owner really adds a lot of thoughtful touches and everything you could need is provided for
dianne was a great host i’ve already recommended her cabin to a few friends :)
great location comfortable bed wonderful spot to relax and enjoy the viewand play in the water
dianne's place is absolutely perfect
what a great place to stay
great location with lots of activities to do beautiful view friendly neighbors and literally steps from the lake
dianne's place is pretty much perfect
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4. Stylish lakeside apartment on Gravelly Lake (from USD 168)

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
4.21 km (2.7 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
33 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it was clean and comfortable with a beautiful lakeside view
karrie was a wonderful host and the airbnb absolutely lovely
karrie was great to communicate with and very hospitable
very convenient to the best dog park ever
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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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
5.2 km (3.3 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
148 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is amazing with all amenities and butcher block counter tops
the cabin is stylish and comfortable with an awesome sunrise view
this is a very cozy stay amazing view and access to lake
the beds were very comfortable and we had all the amenities we could need while staying there
bed linens are super soft and cozy
clean and comfortable place
very clean and comfortable cabin
a very clean relaxing place to stay
cabin was clean and well set up
amazing clean private and perfect
jamie and philip were great hosts
i highly recommend this host and this airbnb
phil and jamie were absolutely amazing hosts
the space itself is cozy the owners provided almost everything you'd need and are so kind and thoughtful
jamie was super helpful in accommodating some of our special requests
great locations located right on american lake
this is a great little get away that’s really close to the city
nice place perfectly located to take in the national parks
great place to get away
this place is in an amazing location very comfortable beds kitchen and bathroom have everything you could need
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6. One-bedroom lakefront apartment (from USD 98)

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
187 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
view from the room was beautiful
this room has a beautiful view of the lake
we found a good amount of marijuana in the living room desk
the apartment was quaint and had a beautiful waterfront view
the room we had was on the top floor and had a wonderful view of trees and lake
very clean and alot of towels sheets blankets etc
the apartment is clean and renovated
everything was clean and exactly what i expected
everything was very clean and modern with comfortable linens and plenty of towels
apartment was neat and clean
the hosts are very nice
everybody is very nice and helpful
big thanks to the host
overall nice experience and the hosts will help you with whatever you need
her co-host karen went above and beyond for my family and i and made us feel so welcome
quaint location - great value
very nice place close to towncenter
beautiful location relaxing and peaceful
the property is safe convenient to local shopping and sight and close to jblm
great room in an unexpected location
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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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
645 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of mirrors a great garden area for photos and overall just cozy
the guest house was comfortable and had everything we needed
full kitchen too which was amazing
beautiful and comfortable and a terrific spot
so charming comfortable and with impeccable taste
it was super clean which was very important to us during this crazy covid time
it was very clean comfortable and elegantly decorated plus the surroundings were serene and beautiful
it was comfortable clean and had all that we needed
we loved this little cottage it was gorgeous and super clean
great hosts very responsive
very pleasant hosts who really care about quality and beauty
very friendly hosts try their best to make the experience wonderful
beautiful home very kind hosts
this property is gorgeous and jen & dave are so so nice and helpful
great location tucked away from seattle
absolutely perfect location to spend the weekend
close to everything beautiful courtyard
if you are needing a place in this area to stay and relax
outstanding property wonderful location very comfortable and clean cottage and gracious hosts
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8. Pleasant studio facing Lake Steilacoom (from USD 69)

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
224 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
this place was very clean and the perfect size
our room was very cozy and clean
super clean nice host and beautiful views
super clean nice and cute place to spend for the great value
super clean and great location
the host is very kind
this place deserves the super host rating
great on site management and excellent communication by the host
the hostess was very nice and helpful and answered questions when we needed information
very easy check in/check out and hosts were readily available
place was wonderful for a nice getaway close to the outdoors and the city
dekoven inn was such a great find perfect location for our stay
the location was awesome to jblm and seattle
was a good stay easy check in good location as we were driving around to different locations
very good location convenient to the base tacoma and a short ride to seatac
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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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

10. Serene cottage near American Lake

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.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
5.65 km (3.6 mi) from Fort Steilacoom Park
45 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

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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