13 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Madison, Wisconsin - Updated 2023


Madison is a captivating big city that has that small-town charm and plenty of activities to keep you busy. It also offers a wonderful array of accommodations to travelers, ranging from RV rentals to hotels with waterpark. Meanwhile, those who want to stay close to nature take refuge in the cabins in Madison, Wisconsin, far enough from the buzzing city life. To experience this charming city like a local, consider staying in one of these best Airbnb vacation rentals in Madison, Wisconsin.

1. Beautiful eco-chic hideaway near Willy Street (from USD 185)

Entering this well-appointed casita is like whisking away to an Italian hotel suite, thanks to its elegant and eco-chic decor. The space has been adorned with modern fittings such as radiant floor heating and air-conditioning for year-round comforts, smart TVs, and free WiFi for all your streaming and movie night plans. A space good for four, this home allows your crew to while away the night in a queen-size bed with a pillow top mattress and a queen-size pull-out sofa bed.

When you feel like skipping the chef duties in the nicely fitted kitchen, just go over the detailed restaurant guide the hosts provided to help you explore the area like a local. The vibrant Willy Street and the capitol are within walking distance.

Home in Madison · ★4.98 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
291 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved staying here and 10/10 recommend this spot for anyone needing a space that is calm cool and cozy
totally luxurious cozy and has a few sweet vintage touches like the bathroom sink/bathtub and such
plus it’s super luxe a gorgeous seating area outside beautiful kitchen countertops and trendy flooring and heated floors
jackie is a communicative and hs set-up a comfortable and beautiful place to rest
this is such a lovely home comfortable bed nice washer and dryer serene setting walkable
very clean with everything you need
the space is very clean comfortable and well designed
jackie's place is really clean and comfortable with many thoughtful touches
the guest house was clean cute and had everything we needed
the place is clean quaint comfortable and well-stocked with anything you might need
the host even left some delicious treats as a greeting which fewer people seem to do these days
jackie is an amazing host and the space is so thoughtful and beautiful
the location was great
location is perfect too
the location is fantastic and the apartment has a ton of cute touches
the casita is located in walkable and bike friendly neighborhood
super easy to walk to willy street and downtown for food and drinks
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2. Convenient apartment in the East district (from USD 65)

Kick off your Madison escapade from this conveniently located loft apartment in the East district. It occupies the entire second-floor unit of a two-story rental property and comes with a private side entrance and free street parking. It is a top pick for travellers looking to explore nearby hotspots such as Ulbrich Botanical Gardens and Camp Randall Stadium.

The space has been outfitted for small groups, with queen-size and king-size beds as its restful nests. It also readily comes with a kitchenette, high-speed WiFi, and a 40-inch smart TV. The host accepts early check-ins on a pre-approved basis and for an additional fee of 10 USD per hour.

Loft in Madison · ★4.89 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
318 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfortable
everything was as described and the bed was very comfortable
everything was easy - check in/out working internet plenty of parking clean and comfortable
it was very comfortable and had everything we needed for a few days
nice cozy small place perfect for a short stay
small place but very clean and great communication
the loft was very clean and welcoming with very comfortable beds
it was clean and comfortable and it was as described
comfortable private clean convenient and an excellent value
this place was an awesome value and a very clean place
great spot with a great host
very good stay and very nice host
would definitely recommend he was a great host
jordan was a great host—super friendly and responsive
jordan is a fantastic host as well
great space great location (close to willy street and east town shopping/dining) great price and good communication
this space was great for what i needed - close enough to the university and comfortable for working/studying
a great value a great location and easy check in/ check out
such a comfortable cozy place
we’d recommend this place to others
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3. Well-located flat best for families (from USD 514)

With modern comforts and a prime location, this rental is an ideal home base for your getaway in Madison. It is close to several parks, beaches, restaurants, and coffee shops. The Saturday Dane County Farmers’ Market, found on Capitol Square Downtown Madison, is just within a 15-minute walk of the property. Whether by foot, bike, or car, you can easily get to many places of interest and try out some of the exciting things to do in Madison. And the best part is that you can also bring your pets over so they don’t miss out on all the fun.

Amenities in the rental include central heating, air conditioning, WiFi, and a TV. Family-friendly features, such as kids’ dinnerware, books, and toys are also provided to families for convenience.

Guest suite in Madison · ★4.97 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
124 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were awesome
great location with plenty of room and amenities
kitchen appliances dishware and utensils were just what we needed and all in good shape
the garden apartment was the perfect place to stay when visiting our son at uw madison
jennifer's basement apartment was perfect for us -- we brought our almost-four-year-old and our 6 month old baby
very clean and quiet
place was clean and cozy
the apartment was very clean and tidy
it was very clean
clean and comfortable and well-appointed
jennifer is a wonderful host; her hospitality is unparalleled in madison
the hosts are very kind helpful & thoughtful
the hosts went out of their way to make us comfortable
accommodatimg and a great host
their home use eco friendly products and furniture
great basement hotel close to downtown madison
cute basement apartment in a good location for access
it’s in a wonderful location within walking distance from lake mendota and many awesome restaurants and bars
walking distance from many stores and sites and a very safe neighborhood
the location is excellent with easy access to shops and restaurants
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4. Stay at a cosy artist's house (from USD 747)

Samantha’s home is a historically decorated home and is very artistic in nature, making it one of the most charming houses for rent in Madison, WI. The property is close to the UW hospital and campus but in a peaceful residential area. There are 3 bedrooms in this property with one king-sized bed in the master room, an extra-long twin in the office area as well as a full-sized bed in the third bedroom. 2 people can also be accommodated on the sofa couch in the living area. Free WiFi connection is available throughout the property and the kitchen is equipped with everything you need to whip up a good meal. This property is also child-friendly and caters very well to kids with its supply of toys and books. Relax on the porch or the patio and have a meal during the summer evenings. If you need to do your laundry, head to the basement and load your clothes in.

Home in Madison · ★4.91 · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
142 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is filled with superb original artwork as well as books plants and comfortable furniture
rooms were all pleasant and well stocked with amenities
the kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures were modern and in perfect working condition
we also loved the fast wifi homemade granola and ny times delivery on sunday
there is also delicious homemade granola for breakfast and fresh flowers in the rooms
very clean and comfortable
clean bright and homey
it was very clean and we greatly appreciated the communication from the hosts
place was very clean
everything was very clean and well prepared for guests
wonderful hosts
the hosts welcoming and accommodating
they were fabulous hosts
the hosts were so thoughtful and responsive
the owners were very nice and thorough
great location in a charming neighborhood
great location- easy from airport close to downtown and walking distance to great stores and restaurants
great location to get to downtown madison and university of wisconsin
the neighborhood is a terrific location - close to everything
good location easy access to everything
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5. Mendota Lake View Flat (from USD 375)

If you’re looking for charming Madison, WI vacation rentals, this prairie-chic historic flat which has the essence of the 1920s might be the perfect option for you. Nonetheless, the flat has all the modern comforts needed for your stay and is tastefully decorated. The apartment includes a front porch along with 3 bedrooms, a living area and kitchen. Relax on the front porch and enjoy the views of the nearby park and Lake Mendota, one of the most gorgeous lakes in Madison. You will be guaranteed a good night’s sleep because the apartment has new foam mattresses. From the living room, front bedroom and the front porch, guests will be able to enjoy panoramic views of the lake, which enhances the beauty of the flat. More guests can be accommodated if needed with the 2 large convertible couches which can convert into full-sized beds. The kitchen comes complete with all the essentials needed for a decent meal. There is also a separate dining area which can sit up to 6 people.

Rental unit in Madison · ★4.98 · 3 bedrooms · 4 beds · 1 bath
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
139 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice living room and view of lake
very comfortable apartment with a great view of lake mendota
the beds were super comfortable
a great apartment in madison spectacular views and amenities and within walking distance to everything you could want
very pleasant apartment to relax in with great furnishings
plenty of clean linens and towels
everything was clean and well stocked
clean comfortable and safe
the flat was very clean and well appointed
the flat was clean and well furnished
alex was a great host
alex was a great host
alex was a charming and helpful host
excellent host highly recommended
alex was a super responsive and helpful host
walking distance to local downtown attractions
the space and location were great
super location close to state street and the terrace
great place in a great location
great location too 5 stars
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6. Dana's place (from USD 71)

Dana’s house is a two-bedroom, three-story property on the East side. It has the characteristics of a 1916 home yet, is stylish and comfortable. The second floor of the flat is for the hosts’ private use while the first floor can be rented out to guests. Suitable for solo travelers or couples exploring Madison, Wisconsin, this Airbnb rental is a comfy retreat that comes with a dining area, kitchen, living room, and front porch.

A separate entrance is provided for guests to get private access to their space. New mattresses are available on the beds and there is central air conditioning. Laundry can be done in the basement and the hosts will be available to guide you with that.

The property is not too far from the UW arboretum and there is also a trail for running at the Picnic Point Lakeshore Nature Preserve.

Rental unit in Madison · ★4.88 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
201 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong and fast
comfortable beds plenty of blankets and amenities
the beds were very comfortable and sleeping was easy in the quite house
the space is very comfortable and unique
very comfortable beds the screen porch is great to just sit and enjoy the quiet neighborhood
very clean beds were comfortable
super clean and easy parking
clean spacious and comfortable
the space was very clean and comfortable
the house was clean and the bedding and towels were soft and luxurious
dana and mark were great hosts and were accommodating to our requests
dana is a great host and excellent for communications
comfortable charming home and friendly hosts
mark was very responsive to questions and needs
dana was a great and responsive host
walking distance to great restaurants
the location was perfect
the location is a short walking distance to fun shops and restaurants
great location and beautiful space
great location near the capital
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7. Rent this classic bungalow

This is a simple yet luxurious home which you can rent. It is especially convenient to stay at this home if you are attending sporting events such as basketball, Epic Events, Ironman as well as the World Dairy Expo. The home is built like a bungalow and is located in Loma, near the West Side. There is place in the property for two vehicles. There are 3 bedrooms in this property, all having queen sized beds. There is a sofa bed in the living area so more guests can be accommodated. It must be noted that while WiFi is available in the property, no cable TV is available. However, guests can make use of the Smart TV and watch Netflix, Hulu or Youtube.

2 Story Bungalow Monroe St Area
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
13 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the house was absolutely beautiful and clean with plenty of room for all our guests
the owner was fantastic to deal with
an excellent house neighborhood and host
bruce was an exceptional host he was prompt and clear with his updates responses and suggestions
bruce was an excellent host from start to finish bruce made the entire experience welcoming & worry-free
an amazing space good location lots of room and very nice
this is a beautiful madison home in a quiet neighborhood a short drive from downtown
the neighborhood is excellent and the off-street parking is a good bonus in this area
overall a great place to stay
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8. Lovely One Bedroom Walk-up

Although a studio apartment, April’s home is a comfortable, spacious property located conveniently in the centre of Madison. This apartment has all the comforts that you need. It comes complete with a fully functional kitchen, bathroom, washer/dryer, TV and wireless internet. The flat is located between the capital building and the University of Wisconsin campus. This means that the property is close to many amenities like the grocery stores, restaurants, shops, cafes and nightlife. It is also close to major sights like the Lake Mendota, Memorial Union Terrace, Madison’s famous State St and the famous Madison farmer’s market. Guests would instantly notice how colorful the apartment look, enhancing the cheery feel of the property.

Cute Studio Apt in the Heart of Downtown Madison!
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
10 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Claire's place

Claire’s place is a tastefully decorated one bedroom apartment located a block away from Lake Mendota, one of the most beautiful lakes in Madison. The apartment is in the centre of the Madison and easily accessible to many shops, restaurants and nightlife. Even major sights of Madison are a stone’s throw away from the property. For instance, Capitol Square and State Street are walking distance to Claire’s place. The bedroom consists of a queen bed and the living area has a couch which can sleep one more guest.

Lovely One Bedroom Walk-up
34 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi is strong a/c in living area fan in bedroom and portable fan for use also
the apartment was neat and tidy a great space for two people
the bathroom and bedroom were very spacious as well
it was very clean and comfortable
communication was easy and the apartment was clean and cozy
everything was clean and really well kept
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment is clean updated and spacious
claire was an excellent host
claire was a good host and responded to any questions i had quickly
claire was an awesome host and excellent with communication
claire was very welcoming informative friendly and accommodating
some lost key drama but claire was understanding and responsive
nice place close to downtown
value and location were excellent
great location & comfy apartment
plus it's in such an ideal location for visiting downtown madison
perfect walking distance to downtown madison/capital and to university of wisconsin
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10. David's apartment

This property is located in a strategic position and is close to great views and easily accessible to many top restaurants and cafes. The neighborhood is a lovely one and extremely safe. There is one bedroom with 2 beds. As such, this property is best suited for couples, solo adventurers and business travelers. There is a kitchen in the apartment with basic cooking amenities and free WiFi is available.

David's apartment

11. Krys's house

Krys’s house is a roomy two bedroom apartment which is located in the centre of Madison and close to Kohl Centre. If you have a car with you, you can avail the free off-street parking. The house has recently been renovated and is spic and span. Guests can enjoy the front porch during the summer evenings and chat with friends and family. Stairs at the entrance lead to the basement where guests can do their laundry using the washer and dryer available. At the end of the entrance hall is the living area, a fully-stocked kitchen, bathroom the master bedroom and a guest room. The apartment has heat and cooling functions. The hosts would provide guests with linen such as towels, blankets and sheets. A grill is available and guests can indulge in some BBQ when the weather is favorable.

Krys's house

12. Remodeled B&B

This home is an exquisite and spacious home which has 3 bedrooms. It is in a convenient location in Madison and only 10 blocks to the University and to the centre of the city. This tasteful home is ideal for couples, people visiting the University as well as families with kids. The property is accessible to nearby shops, restaurants and even nightlife. Guests need not travel far at all to get some fun out of Madison. The master bedroom and second bedroom of the home are located on the second floor and the third is on the main floor in the living area.

Tom's home

13. Stay at Jason and Dino's home

Jason and Dino’s home adopts an open-plan style which comes with a modern kitchen. It also has a roomy and comfortable master bedroom and another guest room. There is also a backyard which is fenced, making it one of the most secure rentals in Madison, WI. The location is highly accessible as it is close to 3 major bus routes. The property can accommodate a group of 5 people. The property is fully functional and has laundry amenities. Breakfast items can be found in the refrigerator and afternoon snacks will also be available.

Charming Guest House- total privacy
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having essentials like coffee and breakfast in the fridge upon our arrival was perfect
plenty of room to relax and work with a beautiful back yard and garden
it's a beautiful home and has plenty of rooms for 4 of us
the house is very well designed and quite comfortable
hosts had fresh flowers and breakfast items waiting for us
very clean and stylish home
it was very clean and well equipped
clean comfortable accommodations in madison
perfect for a small group spotless and well stocked
overall the place was very very clean
dino was a wonderful host
great hosts made us feel very welcome
dino and jason were awesome hosts
dino and jason were fantastic hosts
great place and great hosts
the location was good with shopping and restaurants not far away
the location is perfect
the location is ideal for seeing madison
location is a short drive to downtown madison and only a mile away from a fantastic bike path
the location was great as well
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Airbnbs in Madison

Whether you’re travelling for a short or long period, the houses, bed and breakfasts, and apartments in a big city in Wisconsin like Madison are ideal retreats. There are several listings for different budgets. This means that every traveller can find an accommodation that meets their needs.

Frequently asked questions about Best Airbnbs In Madison, Wisconsin

1. Which Airbnbs in Madison offer free parking on premises?

Most Airbnbs in Madison offer parking, some on their premises while others provide parking on the street. If you’re looking for Airbnbs in Madison that offer free parking on premises, book this classic bungalow, or stay at this cosy artist’s house or at Jason and Dino’s home.

2. Which Airbnbs in Madison provide WiFi?

Most Airbnbs in Madison provide free and continuous access to WiFi. For your stay in Madison, book one of these Airbnbs: i) A cosy artist’s house ii) Dana’s place iii) Classic bungalow iv) Jason and Dino’s home.

3. Which Airbnb in Madison has a kitchen?

Several Airbnbs in Madison are equipped with a kitchen. For those keen on renting one with a kitchen can take their pick from these options: i) Mendota lake-view flat ii) Jason and Dino’s home iii) Dana’s place iv) A cosy artist’s house.

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