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10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Lexington, KY On A Budget! - Updated 2019

Kasturi
Updated Jul 04, 2019

Many of us travel to Lexington, KY for different purposes. Maybe you are on a business trip or trying to get a peaceful weekend or maybe you are on vacation; whatever it may be, you’ll need a place to stay. You can stay in a hotel but where’s the fun in that? Hotels are usually a lot of hassle. It’s a hit or miss situation when it comes to service, which is usually impersonal.

Why not try a rental accommodation? You can be a part of someone else’s family for some time. It can be a new and refreshing experience. Be it for just a night or a whole summer, these rental accommodations will make your stay memorable.

1. Breck and Linda’s 1910 home (from USD 42)

The house is located in Downtown Lexington. It is a prime location where you can access restaurants, pubs and bars, University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, Legacy Trails and much more! You’ll also find that Breck and Linda are very helpful and will give you proper directions to anyplace you want to visit.

The 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom are on the second floor to which the guests have complete access. You can also use the kitchen if you want to cook your own food. Breck and Linda also offers their basement which has a bar and a TV. You can also enjoy their covered patio which has a grill and a fireplace.

All the basic amenities are provided by the hosts and checking in is a smooth procedure. Breck and Linda are very friendly and enjoy interacting with people. They also have 2 cute dogs who are just as hospitable as their adoptive family!

Private 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Near Downtown
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
290 reviews
Private room in house 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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2. Miki’s studio apartment (from USD 42)

The studio apartment has a full functioning kitchen, closet, laundry facility, TV with a Netflix subscription, and a bed/sitting room. The best part is that the apartment has a private entrance, so you can come and go as you please without worrying about disturbing the host.

The apartment is located in the heart of Lexington’s historic district. The dining table is an antique game table which you can also use as a work table. The entrance to the apartment is from an antique wooden staircase that was built in the original house in 1900. The guests have access to the whole apartment. You can also wander in the backyard where there is a kitchen garden with chickens! Miki will provide you with fresh eggs or seasonal vegetables if you ask her.

Miki is always happy to help out the guests if they need anything. It’s an amazing place to stay and have a generic Lexington experience!

Studio Apartment on Urban Farm
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
124 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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3. Abraham’s studio apartment (from USD 44)

Close to the University of Kentucky this cozy studio is the perfect home away from home. It looks like a place from the tiny house nation! The furniture style and art add to the ‘cozy’ ambience. The studio is super clean and well kept. Abraham is a great host. He does his best to meet the guest’s needs. If you need anything or have any problems, his responses are prompt.

The apartment has amenities like a coffee pot, fridge, microwave, iron, etc. The neighborhood is quiet and the bed is very comfortable which results in the most amazing thing a human being could ever ask for, undisturbed sleep! If you are looking for a comfortable place with convenient location, this is the place for you!

COZY SUITE!!! UK Campus/Downtown/Rupp/Kroger Field
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
103 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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4. JoAnn and Derek’s suburban home (from USD 40)

This beautiful house is located in the suburbs, the best neighborhood to spend a peaceful weekend. The room is small and cozy with a mattress that you’ll fall in love with! Guests can use the washer and dryer and have full access to the kitchen, back yard garden and the sunken patio.

JoAnn and Derek are amazing hosts. They are welcoming, hospitable, and open minded. The couple loves to chat and get to know new people. They welcome pets in their house and they have a few of their own. I bet you’d love the sauna!

Cozy full size Temperpedic mattress
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
157 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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5. Shirley’s guest house (from USD 60)

Owned by Shirley this beautiful house is located on the historic Mentelle Park. It is quite close to downtown Lexington but still gives the feeling of a suburban neighborhood. You’ll have easy access to Rupp Arena, KY Horse Park, Kentucky University as well as the Transylvania University.

The studio is located above their garage and has a private entrance. Dogs are allowed on the premises for an additional fee. Guests are provided with amenities such as TV, iron, air conditioning, internet and a fully functional kitchen. Shirley and Larry keep the place clean and comfortable for their guests. They both are very welcoming and always ready to help out!

Mentelle Park Guest House
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
197 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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6. Private room in Mark’s house (from USD 29)

Welcome to kitty heaven… well, more like a cat lover’s heaven! Mark’s house is located in a quiet neighborhood. It is close to downtown, the airport and the Kentucky University. Guests have access to the family room, kitchen and the yard which has a fabulous gazebo!

It is a quite nice room with a queen size bed. The room has everything that a person could ask for; treadmill, TV, walk in closet, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, neck and foot massager and much more! There is a small table by the window with two chairs where you can enjoy the view with a cup of coffee.

Mark and Brenda are owned by four adorable cats. When you arrive at the door two cute furry butlers will lead you to your room. How cool is that!

PRIVATE ROOM & BATHROOM - QUIET SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
232 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathrooms

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7. Courtney’s charming home (from USD 50)

Courtney has a beautiful home in Lexington. It’s in a safe neighborhood and easily accessible. You can easily go to all the cool places in downtown. They have a driveway where you can park your vehicle.

They have two bedrooms, both with double beds and a bathroom. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Both the rooms are very spacious. Courtney offers various great amenities such as a washer and dryer, WiFi, TV, free parking, hair dryer, iron, etc.

Dan and Courtney are amazing hosts, always ready to help out their guests. You can access any part of the house, the kitchen or the yard, if you want. They also welcome pets and have a dog named Harrison, a true gentleman!

Private room in downtown Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
135 reviews
Private room in house 2 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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8. Howard’s home (from USD 47)

Located in South Lexington this beautiful house offers a bedroom with a private entrance and free parking. A great place to relax! The house is across the street from the Summit, which is a boutique style shopping center.

The room has a number coded entrance so you can come and go as you please. It is a cozy room with soothing ambience and a private bathroom. It has a mini fridge, TV, wireless internet, and much more! The house is quite close to restaurants so you go outside and enjoy a meal or just order a pizza.

Howard is a great host and respects the privacy of his guests. He is prompt in replying to any questions or concerns you have and will help you out!

Private entrance bedroom & bath.
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
151 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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9. William’s house (from USD 79)

William’s house is located in a quiet neighborhood and is close to the Kentucky Horse Park and downtown Lexington. The room is nicely decorated and is super cozy. Guests have access to the kitchen, back yard, family room, and the driveway. William offers breakfast to his guests. Amenities include TV, iron, washer and dryer, internet, free parking, etc.

William is a gracious host. He is very helpful and loves a good chat. He loves to have fun and will recommend amazing places to you if you ask. He is away from home most of the time so you practically have the whole place to yourself!

Practically WHOLE HOUSE for cost of a PRIVATE ROOM
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
34 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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10. Belle Breezing Suite by Gary (from USD 36)

Built in 1812 the house is a historic building in the heart of the city. You can walk to all the amazing places from the house as they are just a few blocks away; Lexington Opera House and Rupp Arena being some of them!

Decorated in warm cozy shades the house has a few rooms that they rent out, Belle Breezing Suite being one of them. The suite is decorated in the shades of gray and green with yellow, scattered here and there. The suite has a working fireplace and a walk in closet. The walls of the room host various paintings and large, tall windows that look over the West Short Street.

Gary and David are gracious hosts. They are very welcoming and always ready to help out. They welcome furry guest with just as much enthusiasm as their non-furry counterparts. A cozy house with mind-blowing art and close to every place desirable, a must try!

Belle's Room: Pretty & Spacious, walk2Rupp/Lex Cnt
79 reviews
Private room 2 beds 2 guests

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Home away from home

These beautiful places offer much more than a hotel; they offer you an experience, a memory that you can cherish. You get so much more than you paid for. Book a place and enjoy the famous Kentucky hospitality. Have a holiday you’ll never forget!

This article was originally published on Aug 22, 2017

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