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.
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 TubMancos, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscozy and spacious cottage in a beautiful settingRead more reviewsremote quiet best stargazing everpeggy and lee's place is far better than we imagined
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 VerdeCortez, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewszonal/individual room heating kept us warm on cool may nightsour 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 wantthe house is cleanthis is a great house very clean and comfortablecomfortable home with nice personal touches; we only stayed one night but it was clean and quietexcellent clean stopping spot for our family of fivethe house was very clean and very well supplied
Host:the hosts are truly “super hosts”host responded promptly and pleasantly to questionswonderful play to stay great hoststhe host was also friendly and easy to get a hold ofdana and steve are really great hosts i loved every moment i was thereRead more reviewsgreat location for getting to mesa verdesuper cute house comfortable beds great location we loved itgreat place and good locationa perfect location for visiting mesa verdethis is a wonderful house in a great location
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 CottageCortez, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with all the amenitiesthere was an air conditioner though so we were able to cool offthe eat-in kitchen is well stocked and fit our needs wellgreat wifi heat (overall and in bedrooms/bath too) sleep number bedsuper clean excellent kitchen strong wifi warm bedroomsrachel's house was great - very clean and comfortablerachel’s place was perfect for our stop in cortez so clean and so well locatedit was clean cozy and conveniently locatedthe kitchen and bathrooms were nice clean and accommodatingthe place was clean and organized and easy to find
Host:the host was very responsive and helpfulrachel is a great host and made sure we had everything we neededgreat experience rachel is also an excellent hostwould recommend owner is courteous and understandingrachel provided many materials about the area and was responsiveRead more reviewsgreat location in a cute little townlocation is greatthe location was also pretty greatcute and cozy house walking distance to downtown cortezgreat location in town for walking to restaurants and shops
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 StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with great amenitieseasy going downtown cortez all the comforts of home great shower/water pressureexcellent bed and large bathroomthe place was warm and had lots of natural light a spacious kitchen and clean bathroomvery comfortable space very thoughtful touchesvery clean and kept upit was a super clean cute cottagesuch a great place to stay it was very clean and cozythe cottage is clean quiet and cozythis place was quaint and clean and we would recommend it to anyone
Host:the host was very nice as wellscott is a great hostthanks for being a great hosttotally perfect and the host was super accommodatinggreat house and great hostRead more reviewsgreat location and set upgreat location for a hiking tripsuper close to everything in townlaid back location but in a great spotnice quiet location with everything you need
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 VerdeMancos, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe unit is quite lovely with a beautiful view and plenty of room very cleanvery clean and such friendly/considerate hosts
Host:this place was amazing david and sherry were great hosts and better peoplesherry & david were perfect hosts and the accommodations were better than describedsherry and david should receive an award for star hosts they were both so kind and personablesherry and david were great hosts and were as helpful as well as offering personal hospitalitysherry and david were super welcoming and helpfulRead more reviewsa wonderful place very close to mesa verdegreat location by mesa verde park and the owners are extremely helpfulsherry might even let you walk one of her adorable dogs
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 TubMancos, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bungalow where we stayed for our honeymoon reminded me of a grandmother’s house—cozy and welcoming
Host:peggy and lee were great hostspeaceful and beautiful oasis great hosts and friendly cute pets thank youRead more reviewscabin is in a great location if you are expecting a quiet vacationthe bungalow was exactly what we needed a quiet relaxing place near all the places we wanted to visita great place to relax and get some down time
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 HouseCortez, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe quiet air conditioning ensured we had a comfortable stay during the summeri really enjoyed the sky light and checking out the stars from bedjj's place was cozy very clean and had all of the amenities we requiredskylight over bed was greatvery relaxing bed in loft was so comfy watch your head in the loftsparkling clean and cozysuper clean and friendlyit was clean and communication with jclean bathroom was nicesparkling clean cute space with wonderful communication
Host:hosts were very friendly thoughtful and knowledgeable about the surroundingshe is also a great hostthey were great hosts and super accommodatingeasy to find great communicative hoststhe host was really kind and the tiny house offers some privacyRead more reviewsgreat place if you are looking for something near mesa verdevery cozy space in a wonderful locationfirst tiny house stay great location near some great day drivesgreat location and interesting tiny house with everyone you need for a comfortable staythe tiny house is in a great location to explore southwest colorado
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,COMancos, Colorado, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsmodern style all the amenities you need and the bed was so comfortable we would absolutely stay againit's well worth not having wi-fi for such a great place to staygreat place sunrise was amazing and it was a cozy spotvery clean and comfortableit was clean and comfortablethe place was very clean and exactly as advertisedthe guest house was spotless stocked and comfortableexcellent stay this was a very clean and comfortable place
Host:thank you for being a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectthis is a perfect locationthis is the perfect location for anyone visiting mesa verdethe location feels private yet there are several towns within easy driving distancecozy warm and great location
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- 4Cortez, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewswhile there was no air conditioning the ceiling fan kept it cool on a hot nightdespite no ac the ceiling fan and cross breeze kept us cool — along with a cold showerthe wifi was a little bit difficult to work remote from but not too badwe appreciated all of the provided amenities and comfortable beds and linensthe beds were comfortable and there was lots of room to hang clothes (and hangers) in a closetvery clean room and baththe room was very clean and nicely decoratedreally relaxing and clean place highly recommendthe space was comfortable clean and safedave's place was clean comfy and a great night's stay
Host:hosts responsive and availablehosts were very nice and easy to communicate withdave and jan were great hosts very friendly and provided local recommendations for around townhost was very nice and even recommended places to eatcheck-in was very easy and the hosts were helpful and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat spot close to mesa verde national parkthe location was in a quiet cute part of town super-close to grocery stores restaurants etcit was a perfect location close to everythingit is a great location close to mesa verdesuper close to mesa verde np
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 StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe hot water worked great and the bed and extra blankets were so cozythe murphy bed folds out from a wall cabinet and slept really wellthe garage studio is great powerful ac clean neat and the murphy bed is super comfortablethe property was gorgeous and the studio has a fun style and an extremely comfortable bedthe murphy bed is super comfortablethe spot is clean has every feature you’d want and close to some great small town fun
Host:barbara and woods were amazing hosts and took great care of usRead more reviewsi would highly recommend this location for anyone wishing to stay in the areaexcellent location beautiful land and close enough to town to enjoy the mancos’ gemswhat a special gem of a place truly a paradise for both human and caninegreat location beautiful setting we loved it and can’t wait to come backbeautiful property and very close to mesa verde both were better than expected
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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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