12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lava Hot Springs, Idaho - Updated 2024

Rae Marielle
Rae Marielle 
Contributing Writer
| 5 min read

On the southeast area of Idaho is a laid-back little haven for those looking for a break from the busy city life. Lava Hot Springs is every tourist’s dream, from its peaceful neighborhood to its variety of attractions. One of these attractions is its sought-after natural hot springs. Soak yourself in different hot springs set at different temperatures to reduce your stress and boost blood circulation. Splash around the swimming pools at the Lava Hot Springs Olympic Swimming Complex and give their daring water slides a try. When snow starts to fall, you can also enjoy winter recreational activities such as sledding. Lava Hot Springs is an intimate town, with everything in close distance of each other. To make the most of the healing Lava Hot Springs experience, you’ll need a comfortable and convenient lodging. Check out the list below for charming Airbnb vacation rentals in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.

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 July 02, 2024.

1. Comfy 1930s home (from USD 200)

Start your adventures around Lava Hot Springs from this two-bedroom 1930s home. Renovated to modern standards, the home offers a comfortable atmosphere and an equipped kitchen for your cooking needs. There is a porch with a grill and a fire pit in the backyard for your comfort. There are also complimentary board games for you and your companions to enjoy.

Located just a block from Main Street, the home is only a walking distance from many restaurants, shops, and attractions in the city.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
746 meters (0.5 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the location allowed us to enjoy all the town amenities including the pool and hot pools
they fully stocked the kitchen so we were able to make some wonderful meals
this place has everything you need and is super convenient to get to the pools
very clean and welcoming
this was a very clean and spacious rental
super clean and nice a quite
super clean and comfortable communication was quick
such a beautiful house and so clean we can not wait to return
great host and great home
the host is great; very accommodating and easy to work with
the host was so easy to work with and very prompt when responding
i would highly recommend this host and cottage
couldn't have asked for a better place to stay or a better host
such a cute home in an amazing location
fantastic place right in central lava
super great location too
the location is great within walking distance to everything yet far enough away for peace and quiet
great place and close to main street
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2. Posh paradise with backyard (from USD 190)

This affordable and stylish haven is exactly what you need for a therapeutic vacation. First of all, the swimming pool and ice cream shop is merely a few steps away, so you can go for a splash or grab a sweet treat whenever you want. Secondly, the hot springs is down the block. Boost your blood circulation and reduce stress in the heated waters. Lastly, the house itself has a backyard with a picnic table for when you feel like eating under the sun. Enjoy the Lava Hot Springs atmosphere whether you’re inside or outside of your lodging.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
676 meters (0.5 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
368 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds even the couch bed was very comfortable which isn’t usually the case
the beds are great so soft like sleeping on a cloud
beds were super comfortable
there is a huge yard with a picnic table and grill
we had a wonderful time and there was plenty of room for our family of 7
very clean and great communication
super clean and open space
simple clean clutter free home
the house was extremely clean and cozy
it is clean and decorated tastefully
quick responses flexible helpful
he was kind polite and helpful
kurt and teresa were wonderful hosts and respond to questions promptly
kurt and teresa were the perfect hosts definitely recommend
we all slept great the hosts responded quickly to my messages and made our stay easy
great location close to everything
great place near the main strip and hot springs
we enjoyed the location within walking distance of down town and springs
great space close proximity to lava hot springs
nice and close to town and walking distance to everything
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3. Simple and comfortable cottage with half bath (from USD 70)

This intimate residence is the ideal spot for those looking for a quick escape. You’ll find this hidden gem in the Lava Mobile Estates Campground, far away from the crowd and busy establishments but close enough to the town center. The cottage interior is modest and accented with pleasing touches and design. There’s a half bath with a toilet and sink, while the campground showers can be used during the summer. Sleep soundly in a comfortable home at an inexpensive price.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
1.44 km (0.9 mi) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
82 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy little cabin fit us perfectly
the bedding was really nice with soft comfortable beds blankets and pillows
highly recommend showering in the campground over at the hot springs
only stayed the night but the place was really comfortable and warm
very clean and quiet
was very clean upon arrival
nice and clean little place
room is clean and private great place
beds were good bathroom was clean
great location it was very close to the hot springs
great location and great price
so cute and stylish cabin close to downtown lava so it was easy to walk to town
great place just out of walking distance to the hot pots
these cabins are a great value close enough to the hot springs/restaurants and cozy and warm
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4. Luxurious manor with pool access (from USD 229)

Bring the entire squad to this large house on Main Street. Forget all about your worries as you sink into the natural hot springs, which is less than a mile (or about 1.6km) away. If you prefer fun and energetic activities, you can go for a swim at the nearby Olympic-size pool and go down the long water slides. You can also try other activities within the area such as hiking and zip-lining. After an exhausting day, you can lounge on the deck and watch the sunset.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
897 meters (0.6 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
101 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very cute and clean space
great place to stay loved how clean it was
very clean and well furnished with a good layout for family
great place clean lots of beds perfect location — convenient to everything
the home is very clean and simple
host was awesome
the hosts were responsive and communicated very well
very clean and brian and lisa were very attentive and their response time was quick
it’s better than it looks online super clean and they’re really nice hosts
very comfortable close to the hot springs
such a beautiful house so close to downtown
great location comfy and cozy
super close to town and the house was cozy
the location was an easy walk to main street clean and quiet
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5. Family-friendly bungalow near hot pools (from USD 254)

If you’re looking for a place with impressive amenities, look no further. This stunning property has all the necessities to guarantee your family a pleasant and private trip. Spend some time together in the living room and watch some television or relax on the porch while breathing some fresh air. At night, everyone can retreat to their own rooms to enjoy some “me” time. Stay in the perfect family vacation home now.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
164 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 15 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice place to stay with plenty of room for a large family
sparkling clean and brand new construction
clean modern and exactly what the listing says
so much room and super clean
katie was helpful and her communication was fantastic beautiful clean space; great for families
great location very clean and quick communication
katie was the perfect host
the hosts are fantastic and super accommodating
it is in a great location to enjoy everything in lava hot springs
you could easily walk to main street and the hot springs
this close proximity was extremely helpful since we went to the hot springs and poop multiple times
the home is in a great location near the hot springs and everything is brand new
there was a nice park just around the corner
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6. Breezy studio with views of Lava Hot Springs (from USD 204)

When you’re so used to life in the city, sometimes you just want to go a place where you can feel the sun and wind on your skin. Luckily, this studio unit is the sanctuary that you’ve been aching for. Aside from its close proximity to multiple restaurants, hot pools, and the Portneuf River, you get to enjoy amazing views of Lava Hot Springs on the rooftop patio. Bring your coffee to to the outdoor tables in the morning and watch the sunrise. Don’t forget to capture some Instagram-worthy photos against the breathtaking panorama.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
142 meters (465.7 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice studio space within walking distance of the hot pools and several restaurants
you will be amazed at the cleanliness of the rooms
the place was clean and organized and we greatly enjoyed it
this place was very up to date and clean
great place to stay so clean owner cody was awesome
the location was great for walking to restaurants the grocery store and the hot springs
it’s only a minute walk to the hot springs and such a fun place to stay
a great place that is close to everything in lava
it was within walking distance of everything which was really nice
great place to stay very cozy and close to everything
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7. Spacious studio with mountain views (from USD 181)

When you’re travelling with a big group, staying at a hotel that can either be a difficult task or very expensive. That’s why you should opt to stay in this refreshing loft instead. It has two queen-size beds and one king-size bed, meaning everyone will get to sleep comfortably without compromising their space. The patio provides an unparalleled view of the mountains too. Try out new meals and drinks at nearby bars and restaurants or go for a bath at the hot springs. Don’t miss out on this great deal for a great trip.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
287 meters (0.2 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
31 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
could use more amenities like drawers shelves tables etc
we enjoyed the open room and the space
we love the place it was clean and spacious
place is very clean
brand new stylish and clean loft style room
we loved the extra touches like the games and overall cleanliness
recommend stay very clean and near everything
cody is a great host and very reliable and communicative
super close to hot springs
great location right in town
an excellent place to stay close to the springs and main street
great little spot perfect location cool views
you’ll want to stay here so spacious tons of outdoor seating room close to everything very clean and neat
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8. Rustic log cabin with electric fireplace

Hidden beneath gigantic pine trees is a life-changing retreat. Escape the everyday hustle and bustle of life and rest for the weekend inside this charming rustic abode. Use the provided equipment in the kitchen to make a hearty breakfast and eat it by the patio. You can also relax or share stories with one another while you warm yourselves up in front of the electric fireplace. Take a few steps to the Olympic Swimming Complex, hot springs, and eye-catching diners on Main Street. What are you waiting for? Step outside your home and take it easy for a while.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
635 meters (0.4 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
57 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sitting outside at the patio table and chairs was lovely in the shade
clean and accurate description
the place is very clean and it felt like a cozy home
host was good at communicating right before we checked in
location is great walk to everything
great location everything we were doing was in walking distance
place was very nicely located
great location inside needs to be updated especially the kitchen
the neighbors were very friendly and the location is perfect
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9. Family-friendly manor with mountain views (from USD 383)

Book this enormous space right inside Lava Hot Springs without breaking the bank. Wake up to the marvelous view of enchanting mountains and if you’re lucky, you might catch a glimpse of wildlife peeking through the surrounding trees. Keep the kids entertained by the outdoor playground and basketball court. If you’ve got a knack for exploring new places, there are hiking trails within the area. You can even try sledding and other activities on the snow during winter. The house itself has more than just the basic necessities to make your vacation satisfying. There are three bathrooms on each floor and a kitchen filled with supplies and other appliances. You won’t find an out-of-this-world experience like this ever again, so don’t miss your chance.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
351 meters (0.3 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
58 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 10 Beds 15 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
very clean and plenty of room
it was clean and the attention to detail made this stay better than expected
the owner was very responsive and accomodating
ben was a great host and answered all of our questions quickly
the host wants the renters to clean the cabin before they leave down to washing all windows
very relaxing and beautiful location
this was a great place to stay in lava hot springs
great place to get away from the busy downtown crowds
it’s a short drive to main street but far enough to have some peace and quite
we absolutely loved our stay at ben's place
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10. Chic apartment with access to hot pools

This quaint apartment has everything you need for a satisfying holiday. There are enough beds to accommodate a small friendly reunion or a family retreat. The kitchen has the basic appliances to cook up a delicious meal, but there are also nearby bars and restaurants to satiate your cravings. You’ll also be provided with access to the internet and the television if you’re planning to relax for the day. This place will feel exactly like home with the perks of having these famous hot pools close to you.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
544 meters (0.4 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
117 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
free wifi and cable tv
if you're in the front room the air conditioning is fantastic
the only thing i would've changed or something that would've helped enjoy it more is the air conditioner
i definitely recommend bringing a stand up fan for your bedroom in the summer months
two comfortable beds and a sofa bed suitable for children
the apartment was very clean
the interior is beautiful and clean
quick to assist our needs as well as very clean quiet place
great location and clean condo
clean roomy perfect for our group of 5
shawn and kimber are very nice host
the host was friendly accommodating and quickly responded to our inquiries
the owners were very gracious and accommodating to our needs
the hosts were helpful & checked in to make sure we had everything we needed
shawn and kimber gave quick responses and were very gracious hosts i can’t wait to come back
great location in lava hot springs
great location for a family trip to lava hot springs
great location- super close to everything
excellent location and value
great location to walk to town
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11. Snug condo with electric fireplace

Located at the heart of Lava Hot Springs is a charming condominium unit waiting for you to call it your home. This place is perfect for people seeking a warm lodging during winter. There’s a heater inside the bathroom and an electric fireplace to keep the temperature cozy. One unit is the right size for a couple or a solo traveler. However, you can also rent two condos and keep the adjoining door open to to make navigating between the two units easier. Once you settle down here, you’ll never want to step outside ever again.

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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, United States
175 meters (0.2 ft) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
184 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
within a block of the hot pools great place
clean apartment nice furnishings small fridge microwave and coffee pot
the electric fireplace and comfy bed was espicially nice
the furniture in the front living room was also pretty dusty
this stay was awesome everything was in walking distance and the bed and couch was way comfortable
very clean and stylish
it was clean and comfortable
great room and very clean
the condo was decorated nice and was clean and comfortable
the inside is clean nice and comfy
shawn was an excellent host
he was so kind and patient with us
host was very responsive to messages
accommodating friendly host great place to stay
shawn was quick to respond and was helpful too
excellent location right in the middle of lava hot springs
great location - walking distance to hot pots & dining
great location and price
this is a great location with food shopping and the hot springs all within walking distance
easy walking to restaurants and the hot springs
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12. Well-stocked residential home with mountain views

Enjoy a serene vacation in this two-bedroom residential home that can sleep up to six guests. There is an indoor fireplace, an equipped kitchen, and a TV for your convenience. If you’re on a workation, the wifi and dedicated workspace are there for your convenience. The private yard and deck boast amazing mountain views as well. Located close to swimming pools and downtown, the home is only a short drive away from Lava Hot Springs’ various shops, restaurants, and attractions.

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1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Lava Hot Springs Foundation World Famous Hot Springs
56 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
her house was very clean and quiet
spacious great hangout space clean
great place to stay and was very clean
lava house was a very clean and comfortable place to stay
the house had everything we needed and was very clean
she was super helpful and friendly
barbara is a great host and was very responsive when we had any questions for her
barbara was a fantastic host the home was cozy and very clean
great location and communication
great location and much better than picture
great house felt very comfortable and great location
great place for a last minute trip
location is great - up the hill from the noise of the town
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The magical healing power of Lava Hot Springs

Lava Hot Springs is the epitome of utter bliss. Where else can you find a warm and sunny place surrounded by trees, delightful establishments, and famous attractions? You’ll find your inner peace whether you’re submerged in a thermal bath or lounging inside the four walls of your holiday home. Refresh and replenish your mind, body, and soul right here.

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