10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In And Near Muscle Shoals, Alabama - Updated 2023

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Muscle Shoals is a city in northwestern Alabama in an area known as The Shoals. The area was of course originally home to Indigenous people and was the hunting ground of the Cherokee Nation since at least the early 1700s. The city is also known for its music, with big artists including The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin recording music in the city. One thing you can do in the town is to visit its famous recording studios. Golfers can aim for a hole in one at Cypress Lakes Golf Club. You can visit Helen Keller’s birthplace, which is located in the town right next to Muscle Shoals, just a few minutes away. Whatever you plan to do, you’ll need a place to stay. We’ve put together a list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in and near Muscle Shoals, Alabama, which you should check out for stays.

1. Cosy home with outdoor space (from USD 99)

This property is a home with a welcoming, cosy feel. It’s got three bedrooms, making it a great option for families. You can cook up a nice family meal in the full kitchen or unwind in front of the TV in the living room. On a nice day, you can head out to the patio and grill some meat or simply enjoy the fresh air. You’ll also have use of the detached shop should you need a covered place to park your car or boat.

The home has air conditioning and wifi. There’s also a washing machine and dryer on the premises.

Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States
62 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
very clean and spacious place to stay
the house was clean and in a great area
great service nice clean and tidy
jermie's home was very clean in a nice area with a ton of places to go
easy access and very responsive host
we had a wonderful experience great place very clean home everything is provided the host was very friendly
great location and comfortable stay
great location for where we were working
the location is perfect - close to anything you need
house was great hospitable and close to everything we needed
the location of this house is perfect the neighborhood was quiet and felt very safe
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2. Historic home with two fireplaces (from USD 112)

If you like antique things, you may enjoy staying in this historic bungalow. Built in the 1920s, the house maintains its original woodwork and boasts two fireplaces. There are 4 bedrooms and space to sleep up to 10 guests. There’s lots of space to spread out, including a living room, sun porch, and a large yard. You can also unwind on the front porch and take in the fresh air.

The kitchen has everything needed for cooking your own meals and coffee is provided. There is wifi throughout the property.

Sheffield, Alabama, United States
139 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
plenty of hot water comfortable beds and super fast wifi
but with all the amenities we needed to be comfortable
very spacious clean and a true southern charm
other than that great beds and clean bathrooms
very peaceful very clean top rated stay
the house was clean and all of the rooms were comfortable
the house itself is spacious spotless and comfortable
host is wonderful and quick to answer questions
host are very welcoming and friendly
the hosts were incredibly responsive for any questions i had during my stay
the host communicated questions quickly and had easy to follow check-in instructions
tammy was an excellent host and very responsive
wonderful house in a great location
literally a 3-minute walk to a charming downtown with dining shopping and salons
great location and easy check-in process
it was a quick walk and we felt safe in the neighborhood
spacious and great location with fully stocked kitchen
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3. Charming apartment in historic building (from USD 53)

This apartment is located within a historic building. With exposed brick walls and large windows, its historic elements provide it with a real sense of charm. You’ll also find unique and vintage furnishings throughout the space.

The apartment has two bedrooms, each with a queen-sized bed. Those who like to do their own cooking will be pleased to know the kitchen is large and has everything needed or making your own meals. In the living room, you’ll find a smart TV, and wifi is available throughout the apartment.

Sheffield, Alabama, United States
110 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
relaxing apartment with a historical vibe
we loved the light in the dining room it was a nice place to gather
we had a nice stay at the apartment
very clean
it was very clean and tidy
very clean and a great value
it was clean cute and simple
it's very clean
the hosts are friendly and incredibly responsive
the hosts are very nice and care about their airbnb
the host was great and easy to communicate with
loved the apartment and jamie+andy are super hosts
these are super sweet very communicative hosts
great location close to everything
it's super close to everything
the house is in a great location
it was very close proximity to mcfarland park where we attended a music festival
great location for business and minutes from all the best restaurants and entertainment
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4. Newly renovated carriage house (from USD 85)

This carriage house has been recently renovated and features contemporary furnishings and new appliances. The guest house has one bedroom, so it’s great for a solo traveler or a couple. But additional sleeping space can be provided on the sofa or an air bed if needed.

The kitchen has been beautifully redone, making it the perfect space to cook your own meals when you don’t feel like going out. After a day of exploring The Shoals, you can unwind in the living room and watch some TV.

Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
240 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
wonderful apartment over garage nice and quiet family oriented neighborhood
very clean and comfortable
super clean and very tidy
clean private place to stay
beautiful clean well appointed space
very clean and well put together
the hosts bobby and anna are very nice and quick to respond
everything was perfect bobby was very thorough with check in and helpful with any questions
i also met what i believe to be the friendliest cat in the state of alabama
great location and place to stay
excellent location peaceful and beautiful place
a great place to stay and in an awesome location
nice atmosphere and a great location for visiting the studios
cute apartment good location convenient to the 3 cities
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5. Spacious Victorian cottage with four bedrooms (from USD 101)

This cottage dates back to the late 1800s, making it an excellent option for those who like to stay in unique, historic spaces. The cottage has four bedrooms and space for seven guests to sleep, making it great for families or a group of friends.

Those who like to cook will be pleased to know the kitchen has everything needed to whip up some delicious meals, including a dishwasher to make cleaning easy. The living room offers a cosy spot to unwind after a day of exploring the local area. There’s also a porch with seating amenities, which offers the perfect spot to enjoy your coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening.

Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
125 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
the camellia cottage is a 5 star charming and comfortable home
the house was perfect for our needs we cooked and prepared decorations for my first grandchild’s baby shower
great space with plenty of room
it was very clean well equipped everything worked
definitely will be back so nice and clean
very clean everything was as described
lovely and charming super clean comfortable cottage
the place was clean and beautiful we had a great stay
the hosts were helpful
cozy home great host and quiet neighborhood
ninon is a great caring host
lovely home and awesome host will definitely recommend a stay here
it comes with gracious hosts highly recommend
liked the location so close to downtown which made for great walking
quiet street convenient location very comfortable home
we felt very comfortable and liked walking around downtown which was easy from this location
great cottage located right in town so that guests can easily walk to town
the area has many attractions shops and food a short walk away
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6. Hip downtown apartment for six (from USD 152)

Located in downtown Sheffield, this rental gives off the vibe of a hip loft in New York City. It boasts brick walls, large windows, and gorgeous modern decor. The apartment has three bedrooms and space for six guests to sleep. Each bedroom comes with a memory foam mattress, so you can enjoy a restful sleep after a long day of sightseeing.

There’s plenty of seating in the living room and a smart TV is provided as well, so you can stream your favourite shows while comfortably lounging. There’s a full kitchen for cooking your own meals when you don’t feel like eating out. There’s also WiFi and free parking on the property.

Sheffield, Alabama, United States
73 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture art & decorative touches were extraordinary & very comfortable
the mattress & linens were luxurious plenty of room & great style
the residence is a gorgeous huge apartment above commercial space in downtown sheffield
it’d be excellent for a game table or huge party
very nice and clean apartment
super clean and very nice
caleb’s place was very clean andvery stylish and beautiful the place is great getaway space
the place is very big and open and was very clean
the owner was very nice and responded immediately
he was readily responsive to any questions or concerns that we had
host was very easy to work with
beautiful and interesting spot in an accessible location
close to great restaurants and sights
excellent accommodation in a great location
great space in a great location
the place was a perfect location within walking distance of food wine and more
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7. Large pet-friendly home (from USD 88)

This home has 5 bedrooms and space enough to sleep up to 10 guests, making it a great option for a large family or a group of friends travelling together. The home is also pet friendly, though the hosts do ask that you discuss your pet’s needs prior to booking, and that you don’t let them on the furniture or leave them unsupervised during your stay.

If you like to do your own cooking, you’ll be happy to hear there’s a full kitchen with all the necessities for cooking up meals. The living room offers a cosy space to relax in front of the TV. There’s also a porch with seating amenities where you can enjoy some fresh air.

Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
293 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
space is excellent with a good kitchen and dining areas
we were very comfortable and had plenty of room
/ big clean very very comfortable
it wasn’t as clean as we had hoped
the house was beautiful and clean
the whole place was very clean and the kitchen was stocked for our meal preparation
very spacious nice home in a clean quiet community
excellent host who made us feel very welcome
the owner is super nice and lives on property
great value and the hosts were so accommodating
nice quiet place to stay and home owners were helpful and quick responses
a gorgeous home with very sweet hosts we’ll be back
great place and great location
the location was great and neighborhood was beautiful
the location was great for our north alabama getaway
great place and great location will stay here again
close to spring park & really good pizza
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8. Beautiful cottage with expansive outdoor space (from USD 125)

This cottage makes for a great spot for a family to call home during their stay near Muscle Shoals. The rental features two bedrooms, one with a king bed and the other with two single beds. The cottage is situated on an expansive piece of land, and there’s plenty of space for kids to run around. There’s also a gorgeous patio with plenty of seating amenities and cute lighting.

The property has recently been updated. The kitchen has new appliances and lots of counter space. There are plenty of cosy armchairs and sofas in the living room in front of the large TV. The accommodation has air conditioning and wifi.

Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States
43 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and had a great night sleep
our stay here was wonderful; the house was clean and comfortable
again it was so clean and also well stocked would definitely recommend
clean well equipped with kitchen pots and pans
very cute and clean place to stay
immediately upon walking in it looked so clean and inviting
the hosts are onsite and wonderful at communicating
wonderful cozy spot with amazing hosts
the communication was so rapid; john and desiree were excellent hosts
great hosts definitely will not be disappointed house was very clean beautiful home nice country setting close to amenities
great communication we were greeted by the host upon arrival
the location is perfect
the location is perfect and close to doublehead resort
close to everything but just far enough away for some peace and quiet
very safe feeling location literally in the backyard of large private lot
great place to stay at and close to the robert t jones golf courses
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9. Studio apartment with pool access (from USD 78)

This studio apartment is situated on a large estate, and the backyard is shared with the hosts. This includes access to a swimming pool, so you can spend hot days just soaking in the water. You’re also welcome to lounge on the patio, where you can sit and take in the lovely green spaces and the sounds of a bubbling fountain.

The rental offers a queen-sized bed, making it a great space for either a couple or a solo traveller. There is a kitchenette with a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. There is a also a TV, wifi, and free parking spaces on the premises.

Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
112 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cable wifi clean comfortable views nature and kind hosts
we had a wonderful time the apartment is stocked with everything you need including a small kitchenette
the loft apartment was perfect for our weekend getaway
the space was clean and comfortable
it was extremely quiet clean & comfortable
the property is extremely clean quiet & relaxing
super cozy room very clean and well put together
this is lovely place to stay such a clean and inviting space
the host was friendly and suggested local restaurants
jacque & david were the perfect hosts they made us feel comfortable and at home
the host does a great job making you feel welcome
jacque and david are very gracious hosts who have a wonferful home
hosts are so friendly welcoming and accommodating
absolutely beautiful close to everything
location was quiet easy to find and convenient to everything
nice location comfortable quite and beautiful
close to area attractions & restaurants
a cute and convenient place with everything you need
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10. Cosy home with beautiful backyard (from USD 104)

The hosts of this three-bedroom home aim to make this place as cosy as your own home. Its sun-kissed front yard and cosy furnishings certainly have a welcoming feel, making it a great place to unwind after a day of exploring the area.

If you like to do your own cooking you’re in luck because the kitchen has everything needed for whipping up home-cooked meals. The living room provides a comfortable place to relax in, and has a TV with cable. On days with clear weather, you can head out to the private back yard and soak up some sun or make dinner using the grill.

Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
large tv and wifi works well
nice place comfortable beds and furniture
great communication on a small issue that was quickly addressed and solved comfortable beds
the beds were pretty uncomfortable but otherwise i would recommend staying here
house was super clean on arrival and very accommodating
it was a great stay very clean and homey feeling
the place was very clean comfortable bed for the king size
the house was great spacious clean and comfortable
there are a lot of nice decor touches and it is very clean
shane was a wonderful host
hosts were fantastic about checking in with us and making sure we had everything we needed
it’s a solid place to stay and the hosts were great
shane was very courteous and accommodating
great location in a quite neighborhood
close to everything and easy in and out
nice place with a good location
it’s the perfect location for friday night football
it was a great location and they will book agian
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Enjoy your stays in and around Muscle Shoals

Muscle Shoals and the surrounding area have an excellent range of Airbnb vacation rentals to choose from. From large historic homes to modern apartments, there’s an option out there to suit every traveller. So go ahead and book one of these best Airbnb vacation rentals in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, today, and start planning your trip.

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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