10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado - Updated 2022

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Mesa Verde, found in southwest Colorado, is considered a worldwide treasure. Its archaeological sites, adventurous trails, and exceptional wildlife, offer a whole new experience for tourists who long to be surrounded by nature. Some popular activities here include stargazing, bird watching, hiking, and camping. Mesa Verda also used to be the home of Ancestral Pueblo people, and you can find many cliff dwellings here. Today, this national park’s entrance is surrounded by the friendly communities of Cortez and Mancos, which offer convenient accommodations, such as Airbnbs. If you are planning a trip to this World Heritage Site, keep reading for the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.

1. Three-bedroom cabin with garden views (from USD 295)

This cabin is part of Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center and features three bedrooms good for six guests. It also offers garden views from its spacious kitchen and private deck, which faces the east side of the lake. Best of all, the cabin emits a calm and peaceful ambiance.

To preserve and maintain the surrounding natural resources and wildlife, smoking, bonfires or campfires, pets, and RVs trailers are not allowed on site. The cabin also has a great location within 10 minutes of downtown Mancos and the entrance of Mesa Verde.

Lakehouse with Private Deck and Hot Tub
Mancos, Colorado, United States
21 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy and spacious cottage in a beautiful setting
remote quiet best stargazing ever
peggy and lee's place is far better than we imagined
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2. Cozy house with great views (from USD 101)

This house, located around the northeastern edge of Cortez, offers beautiful views of Mesa Verde. It is five minutes from parks and most of the tourist attractions in the area, including restaurants and shops. From here, guests can easily access the highways of Durango and Dolores.

The property is a single-level home inspired by the American Bungalow architectural style that is popular in Colorado. It offers a total of three bedrooms and one bathroom, making it perfect for families. Pets are also welcome in the house. It also comes with a spacious and fully fenced backyard complete with outdoor furniture and a barbeque grill.

Cozy brick cottage with a view of Mesa Verde
Cortez, Colorado, United States
244 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
zonal/individual room heating kept us warm on cool may nights
our bed (there are three) was very comfortable as were the loveseat and the recliner
)we highly recommend staying in the "cozy brick cottage"
a very comfortable home with a well-equipped kitchen (and waffle supplies )
comfortable and had all the things you could ever want
the house is clean
this is a great house very clean and comfortable
comfortable home with nice personal touches; we only stayed one night but it was clean and quiet
excellent clean stopping spot for our family of five
the house was very clean and very well supplied
the hosts are truly “super hosts”
host responded promptly and pleasantly to questions
wonderful play to stay great hosts
the host was also friendly and easy to get a hold of
dana and steve are really great hosts i loved every moment i was there
great location for getting to mesa verde
super cute house comfortable beds great location we loved it
great place and good location
a perfect location for visiting mesa verde
this is a wonderful house in a great location
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3. Private accommodation with fenced backyard (from USD 105)

This private residence has a convenient location. It offers panoramic views of Mesa Verde and Ute Mountain, and it is just a few blocks from the heart of downtown Cortez. From here, Mesa Verde National Park can be reached within a 12-minute drive.

The residence is a lovely house with a well-thought-out layout. It is spacious and has a comfortable ambiance. Plus, guests can hang out on the private patio and fully fenced backyard. They can have a barbeque night outside, which comes complete with outdoor furniture and a fire pit. Inside, there are two bedrooms with a queen-sized bed. There are two bathrooms available, too. Its white interiors exude a warm, homey vibe, especially since natural lighting from the many windows floods the place. Overall, it is one of the best places to stay.

Central Cottage
Cortez, Colorado, United States
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with all the amenities
there was an air conditioner though so we were able to cool off
the eat-in kitchen is well stocked and fit our needs well
great wifi heat (overall and in bedrooms/bath too) sleep number bed
super clean excellent kitchen strong wifi warm bedrooms
rachel's house was great - very clean and comfortable
rachel’s place was perfect for our stop in cortez so clean and so well located
it was clean cozy and conveniently located
the kitchen and bathrooms were nice clean and accommodating
the place was clean and organized and easy to find
the host was very responsive and helpful
rachel is a great host and made sure we had everything we needed
great experience rachel is also an excellent host
would recommend owner is courteous and understanding
rachel provided many materials about the area and was responsive
great location in a cute little town
location is great
the location was also pretty great
cute and cozy house walking distance to downtown cortez
great location in town for walking to restaurants and shops
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4. Kush Cottage (from USD 86)

Kush Cottage is a well-maintained accommodation located at the heart of Cortez. It is just a short drive from outdoor attractions, including Mesa Verde National Park. Guests with cars will be accommodated with free street parking right out front.

The house gives off a cozy vibe in a peaceful neighborhood. Two guests will feel at home in their fully furnished bedroom with a queen-sized bed. It also has a spotlessly clean living area with a flat-screen TV and board games for indoor entertainment.

Kush Cottage ~Heart of Cortez~ Colorado Friendly!
Cortez, Colorado, United States
320 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with great amenities
easy going downtown cortez all the comforts of home great shower/water pressure
excellent bed and large bathroom
the place was warm and had lots of natural light a spacious kitchen and clean bathroom
very comfortable space very thoughtful touches
very clean and kept up
it was a super clean cute cottage
such a great place to stay it was very clean and cozy
the cottage is clean quiet and cozy
this place was quaint and clean and we would recommend it to anyone
the host was very nice as well
scott is a great host
thanks for being a great host
totally perfect and the host was super accommodating
great house and great host
great location and set up
great location for a hiking trip
super close to everything in town
laid back location but in a great spot
nice quiet location with everything you need
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5. Nighteagle's Nest (from USD 147)

This phenomenal place is located five minutes from the entrance of Mesa Verde. It is situated in a rural wooded area with stunning and ethereal views of its surroundings. Guests who plan to book this guest suite will definitely enjoy the beautiful night sky and peaceful atmosphere. Plus, shops, gas, food, groceries, and restaurants are accessible within a short drive.

The whole suite and surrounding wooded area are accessible for guests. From your deck, you can enjoy lovely views any time of the day. Adorned with beautiful works of art, this property offers a homey vibe. Ideal for four guests, it has high ceilings that make the interior more spacious.

Nighteagle's Nest. At the base of Mesa Verde
Mancos, Colorado, United States
54 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unit is quite lovely with a beautiful view and plenty of room very clean
very clean and such friendly/considerate hosts
this place was amazing david and sherry were great hosts and better people
sherry & david were perfect hosts and the accommodations were better than described
sherry and david should receive an award for star hosts they were both so kind and personable
sherry and david were great hosts and were as helpful as well as offering personal hospitality
sherry and david were super welcoming and helpful
a wonderful place very close to mesa verde
great location by mesa verde park and the owners are extremely helpful
sherry might even let you walk one of her adorable dogs
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6. Beautiful bungalow on a lake (from USD 289)

10 minutes from the entrance to Mesa Verde lies Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center. They are a nonprofit organization that aims to preserve the beauty of nature. The organization uses cabin rentals to support their cause. They even offer Tai-chi lessons and nature tours.

This bungalow is part of Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve and Education Center. It is located on a lake and offers mountain and forest views. Inside, it features one bedroom, a cozy living room, and a full kitchen. Access to a communal hot tub is on offer, as well.

Romantic Bungalow on Private Lake w/Hot Tub
Mancos, Colorado, United States
14 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bungalow where we stayed for our honeymoon reminded me of a grandmother’s house—cozy and welcoming
peggy and lee were great hosts
peaceful and beautiful oasis great hosts and friendly cute pets thank you
cabin is in a great location if you are expecting a quiet vacation
the bungalow was exactly what we needed a quiet relaxing place near all the places we wanted to visit
a great place to relax and get some down time
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7. Tiny house with full kitchen (from USD 96)

This tiny house offers majestic views of Ute Mountain and Mesa Verde. It is the best place for those who are looking for a quiet and private place to stay. Perfect for three guests, it comes with a queen-sized bed and a sofa bed. It also has six windows that allow guests to take a peek of nature outside. Other amenities include a full kitchen and WiFi.

This is also the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for mountain bike and motorcycle rentals. You can also charge your electric vehicle here. What’s more, it is strategically located near Phil’s World mountain biking area.

The Mesa Verde Tiny House
Cortez, Colorado, United States
565 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the quiet air conditioning ensured we had a comfortable stay during the summer
i really enjoyed the sky light and checking out the stars from bed
jj's place was cozy very clean and had all of the amenities we required
skylight over bed was great
very relaxing bed in loft was so comfy watch your head in the loft
sparkling clean and cozy
super clean and friendly
it was clean and communication with j
clean bathroom was nice
sparkling clean cute space with wonderful communication
hosts were very friendly thoughtful and knowledgeable about the surroundings
he is also a great host
they were great hosts and super accommodating
easy to find great communicative hosts
the host was really kind and the tiny house offers some privacy
great place if you are looking for something near mesa verde
very cozy space in a wonderful location
first tiny house stay great location near some great day drives
great location and interesting tiny house with everyone you need for a comfortable stay
the tiny house is in a great location to explore southwest colorado
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8. Conveniently located guesthouse (from USD 136)

This newly constructed guesthouse is only 2 mi (3.2 km) from the entrance of Mesa Verde National Park and 1 from Durango-La Plata County Airport. Additionally, beautiful parks, such as San Juan National Forest and Mancos State Park, are easily accessible from the property.

The guest house is a one-bedroom home that offers wonderful views of the La Plata Mountains. Despite being located in a rural area, it offers access to WiFi and a smart TV. A full kitchen and a bath with hot water are available, too.

At the Base of Mesa Verde National Park! Mancos,CO
Mancos, Colorado, United States
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
modern style all the amenities you need and the bed was so comfortable we would absolutely stay again
it's well worth not having wi-fi for such a great place to stay
great place sunrise was amazing and it was a cozy spot
very clean and comfortable
it was clean and comfortable
the place was very clean and exactly as advertised
the guest house was spotless stocked and comfortable
excellent stay this was a very clean and comfortable place
thank you for being a great host
the location is perfect
this is a perfect location
this is the perfect location for anyone visiting mesa verde
the location feels private yet there are several towns within easy driving distance
cozy warm and great location
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9. Lovely studio for four (from USD 45)

This studio comes with a queen-sized bed and two single beds, ideal for four guests. It has a newly built bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Overall, it is comfortable and spacious, featuring a vaulted ceiling and a splash of neutral colors. What’s more, guests can avail themselves of special services, such as massages and meditation among others.

It is located 15 minutes from Mesa Verde. The studio is also less than two hours’ drive from Telluride and Rico Hot Springs.

CORTEZ ARTS STUDIO..all private..sleeps 1- 4
Cortez, Colorado, United States
203 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
while there was no air conditioning the ceiling fan kept it cool on a hot night
despite no ac the ceiling fan and cross breeze kept us cool — along with a cold shower
the wifi was a little bit difficult to work remote from but not too bad
we appreciated all of the provided amenities and comfortable beds and linens
the beds were comfortable and there was lots of room to hang clothes (and hangers) in a closet
very clean room and bath
the room was very clean and nicely decorated
really relaxing and clean place highly recommend
the space was comfortable clean and safe
dave's place was clean comfy and a great night's stay
hosts responsive and available
hosts were very nice and easy to communicate with
dave and jan were great hosts very friendly and provided local recommendations for around town
host was very nice and even recommended places to eat
check-in was very easy and the hosts were helpful and friendly
great spot close to mesa verde national park
the location was in a quiet cute part of town super-close to grocery stores restaurants etc
it was a perfect location close to everything
it is a great location close to mesa verde
super close to mesa verde np
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10. Hip haven on the Mancos River (from USD 72)

Located on the enchanting Mancos River, this guesthouse is a magical view with a stunning view of Mesa Verde. Relax and be amazed at its homey atmosphere and earth-friendly architecture. It’s the ideal haven for two guests, featuring a double bed, a well-equipped kitchen, and an outdoor dining area.

Essentials are available at nearby downtown Mancos. You can explore points of interest, such as a local brewery, an artisan’s coop, and restaurants. Mesa Verde Visitor’s Center is 10 minutes from this property.

A hip garage-style studio in a natural paradise!
Mancos, Colorado, United States
246 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the hot water worked great and the bed and extra blankets were so cozy
the murphy bed folds out from a wall cabinet and slept really well
the garage studio is great powerful ac clean neat and the murphy bed is super comfortable
the property was gorgeous and the studio has a fun style and an extremely comfortable bed
the murphy bed is super comfortable
the spot is clean has every feature you’d want and close to some great small town fun
barbara and woods were amazing hosts and took great care of us
i would highly recommend this location for anyone wishing to stay in the area
excellent location beautiful land and close enough to town to enjoy the mancos’ gems
what a special gem of a place truly a paradise for both human and canine
great location beautiful setting we loved it and can’t wait to come back
beautiful property and very close to mesa verde both were better than expected
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Book the best accommodation for the perfect vacation

Colorado offers everything you are looking for, whether it’s a secluded property to spend the night in or a luxurious place where you can enjoy the weekend. What’s more, there is a delightful amount of options available for you near the wonderful Mesa Verde National Park. Check out the best Airbnb vacation rentals on this list for the perfect trip to Colorado.

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