10 Best Airbnbs Near Kennedy Space Center, Florida - Updated 2023


Kennedy Space Center is a top travel attraction. It is situated within Merritt Island and close to Cape Canaveral, which is on the Atlantic coast. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers tours of the facility. You can even experience being an astronaut for a day or meeting a real one. Shuttle Launch Experience, Astronaut Space Training, and Apollo/Saturn V Center are some of its attractions. Surely, your kids will be over the moon at the prospect of a trip to Kennedy Space Center. If you have once dreamt of traveling to outer space, that dream can come true today. Don’t forget to look for great accommodations, though. Check out this list of the best Airbnbs near Kennedy Space Center, Florida, for a sky-rocket experience.

1. Paradise Palms (from USD 211)

Experience luxury living in Paradise Palms, a two-level waterfront home with a private pool. The property has four large bedrooms and five beds. The master bedroom, which comes with a staircase and a balcony, is on the upper floor and overlooks the canal and the pool. The sleeping quarters are equipped with TV and cable, and there is WiFi throughout the entire house. There are two full bathrooms. Overall, the property can accommodate a maximum of eight guests.

The main level features a formal living room. The large family room features views of the canal, the pool, and the backyard. You can enjoy more waterfront views and sunsets on the private dock. Custom-painted murals bring the outdoors inside. Meanwhile, the modern amenities in the kitchen make cooking convenient.

Kennedy Space Center is about an hour’s drive from Paradise Palms. The theme parks in Orlando are also about an hour away.

Waterfront Pool Home - Paradise Palms
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
200 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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awesome cozy house the upstairs bedroom offered a nice view of the canal
the heated pool was perfect for our spring vacation visit and the inside of the home was immaculate
the kitchen is stocked with utensils condiments and all equipment worked perfectly
it was great heated private pool was better than i could have hoped
it was clean and spacious
clean and most importantly comfortable
the house was so clean and comfortable
the house very clean and had everything we needed
clean is so important now more than ever
bill is a great host
she was very nice and helpful
very attentive host; i would highly recommend
the caretaker is so friendly and helpful
thank you bill (& to your caretaker as well)
great location as it was close to everything
it’s a gorgeous location and so close to everything
nice house in a good location
great location & backyard great for groups
had an amazing time here and the area and location was perfect
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2. Waterfront home for eight (from USD 268)

Located in front of a river and canal, this property offers glorious views of the water, cruises, and space launches. The remodeled interiors highlight the vaulted ceilings in the living room and the granite worktops and cabinets in the fully functional kitchen.

The property has three bedrooms with four beds. There are also three full baths and a half bath. The first bedroom has a king-sized bed, the second has a queen-sized bed, and the third has two single beds. Meanwhile, the living room offers a sofa bed and a floor mattress. Overall, the property accepts a maximum of eight guests. Do keep in mind that there will be extra charges per person per night for the seventh and eighth guests.

Have some drinks by the pool, or go for a swim. If you want to explore the area, Kennedy Space Center is around 20 minutes away.

Amazing River and Canal Front House
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
171 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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as said in other reviews - large beautiful home comfortable and view from back yard incredible
big spacious home with great views and an awesome pool
wonderful views outside and the whole family loved the pool
we had a wonderful time at kate’s home that bay view and private pool cannot be beat
quiet comfortable and roomy look forward to next year
the house is big clean and well stocked
beautiful home though very clean well furnished
the place was clean and stocked with everything we needed
house was incredible clean and pictures don’t do it justice overall great stay
the house is extremely clean and quiet and close to coco beach and kennedy space center
she was also very kind and accommodating
kate is a very gracious host
kate is a great host i will definitely stay again
kate was helpful and got back to me quickly when i had questions
the location is great
great location in a quiet neighborhood
great location right on the water
we loved this house what a location
it's far enough away from the main roads that it's very quiet and peaceful
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3. Two-bedroom luxury condo near the beach (from USD 103)

After an early morning walk on the beach, head back to this spacious condominium for your coffee and breakfast, courtesy of your hosts.

This property is ideal for four. There are two bedrooms, one of which has a queen-sized bed. Additionally, there is one bathroom with a bathtub. Watch TV or surf the net in the living room, which has a comfortable couch that has enough space for everyone. Laundry facilities are available in the building. For added convenience, parking is complimentary. To top it all off, Kennedy Space Center is about 30 minutes from the property.

Cape Canaveral, United States
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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added bonuses: ice maker coffee salt/pepper complete kitchen for preparing meals
the furniture was comfortable and there were 3 large tvs
the kitchen was fully functional and the bed very comfortable (both the mattress and the high-quality linens)
very comfortable and easily accessible
the pictures are accurate the rooms look exactly as pictured and for the price it is well worth it
the place was very clean and nice
extremely clean and nice affordable place to stay
the condo is decorated beautifully sparkling clean and peaceful
very clean loved staying here and santa is so kind :)
the home is beautifully decorated clean and perfectly located to the ocean
santa is a wonderful host
the host was also very friendly and always responded quickly
santa was an excellent host and i would absolutely stay at a place hosted by her again
location was amazing check in was super easy santa was an amazing host
santa was very helpful and checkin was super easy
vety cute nice location
great location with easy access to beach
the location is perfect
great location loved it
located a very short easy walk yo the beach
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4. Lovely apartment close to the beach (from USD 90)

The apartment’s nautical theme will make you feel like you are already on the beach. Capable of accommodating four guests, the property features two bedrooms, with a king-sized bed and a queen-sized bed respectively. There is also one full bath. If you feel like cooking food for the family, the kitchen has all the amenities you need. Meanwhile, the WiFi allows you to catch up on emails. Pets are not welcome on the property unless you are planning a long-term stay.

The beach is only steps away, while Kennedy Space Center is a short drive away.

CAPE C welcomes you to a beautiful BEACH getaway.
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States
303 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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it was comfortable and we appreciated that it has a kitchen with fridge/stove/microwave/coffee maker
the shower was very roomy and nicely designed also
the condo was great and plenty of room for our family of 4
apartment was beautiful and equipped with everything we needed lots of lovely touches
found a lizzared in our room son thought that was cool
very clean and quiet
ana's place is full of charm and and is very clean quiet and comfortable
beds were comfortable and apartment was clean and organized
it was very well decorated and super clean
the place was clean and tidy when we checked-in
our hosts were super helpful and quick to respond to our questions
this host is very hospital and is very responsive to any questions and concerns
ana is a great host and made everything easy for our stay
ana was very attentive and courteous
ana truly is a “super” host
the location was awesome
what a great location
the best location we could possibly imagine
nice and cozy place perfect location only 2 min walk to the beach
it was a good location
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5. Bamboo Cottage (from USD 97)

Ideal for a solo traveler or a couple, this cottage has one bedroom and a bath. The names of the guests, maximum of two, shall be submitted upon registration. Bamboo Cottage is separate from the main house, which is within the same 2-acre (0.8-hectare) property. It features a living room and a kitchenette. Plus, you can take your coffee on the breakfast bar, in the living room, or out on the deck. Shared spaces include the swimming pool and the laundry room. To explore the grounds and nearby areas, you may borrow bicycles.

Best of all, you can view rocket launches from the yard. They can be a prelude to your tour of Kennedy Space Center, which is five minutes away.

Bamboo Cottage-NASA work or Fun ready!
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
303 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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the deck overlooking the pool feels like a private treehouse
the wi-fi connection was easy and the charging station was convenient
special touches beautiful setting and awesome folks make this little apartment perfect
our stay here was so comfortable and peaceful yvonne and her husband are so hospitable and kind
super clean and comfortable
very clean and super comfortable
the space was clean and well equipped
place was sparkling clean
the space was very clean and had everything we needed and more
the home was beautiful pool was great & host were spectacular
great place and wonderful hosts
amazing property gorgeous pool wonderful hosts
this was my best airbnb experience yet these hosts thought of everything
this little gem is a great getaway host has thought of everything to make your time relaxing and comfortable
perfect location for the ksc
nice place away from the hustle and bustle
the location is ideal for exploring the space center port canaveral and cocoa beach
you won't regret booking this delightful location
beautiful secluded location but not too far from town such a clean and wonderful home
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6. Modern apartment for two (from USD 146)

Accommodating a maximum of two guests, the apartment is a few steps from the beach. This unit is one of ten in a complex. You will find all the things you need for a comfortable vacation in this compact property. Also, you will be amazed by the stainless steel appliances, original artwork, and quartz countertops. Even the linens and mattresses are of the finest quality.

It offers a fully stocked kitchen. Guests will also have access to a parking area, outdoor seating, a laundry room, and beach gear. Rockets and cruise ships are common views from your location. Kennedy Space Center is about a 30-minute drive from the property.

Modern, Cozy Efficiency Just Steps to the Beach!!!
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
251 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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we had an amazing stay at atlantic view apartments
atlantic view apartments exceeded all expectations the room was beautiful and every bit of space used perfectly
we were very very happy with everything at atlantic view apartments
bed was super comfy
the room was very tight okay for two people but definitely not much space
extremely clean and well maintained
the room was very clean and updated
first off the place is very clean — paradigm for covid-19 cleanliness standards
great and clean place to stay in cocoa beach
modern updated cozy clean and super convenient
you guys (the host) sure thought of everything
it felt like the owners designed the place as if they were staying there themselves
it kind of felt like glamping or sneaking into an ikea showroom overnight
the location is also superb
great place to stay near the beach
also it has very close proximity to the beach (1 minute walk) and a cute common area
great place that’s a walk away from the beach
this property was fantastic the location was so nice a two minute walk to the beach
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7. Seahorse, Cocoa Beach (from USD 98)

This getaway spot is perfect for cruisers and beachgoers. Sleeping up to two guests, this guest suite has one bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a bathroom. The kitchen provides the essentials. WiFi is complimentary, and there are several streaming services that guests can use, such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.

Gather around the fire pit, have some barbecue, or play games In the backyard where you hear the sound of the waves. You may want to try the pool, which is located in another property a few minutes away. Please note that fees apply, and children below six years old are not allowed in the pool. A trip to Kennedy Space Center will take about 15 minutes.

Seahorse- Going on a CRUISE! Steps to BEACH/PIER
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
352 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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i had read a previous review about the a/c so we brought a fan and it did help
very comfy and colorful bright room coffee maker microwave fridge ect
at this point i didn’t feel safe sleeping in a room without a lock
room is small but perfect for a couple
room e clean as shown in picture
everything was neat clean and organize
the property was clean well maintained and had great host communication
we had a great stay very clean and excellent location
great beach location and comfy stay clean and friendly spot
the host responded quickly and was very understanding and nice
hosts were very responsive and willing to meet any needs we had
everyone we saw there was very happy friendly and the price seemed fair
the host provided so much more than expected snacks drinks and even great other amenities
apartment is cute bed is comfortable and hosts communicate well
a very convienent location with tons of nice restaurants near
location was very quiet and peaceful
beautiful little oasis walking distance to the beach
loved being so close to the beach
if you wish to enjoy the short walk to the beach this is the super place to stay
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8. Island Cottage (from USD 105)

Retreat this cottage by the Indian River. It is above the garage and a different property from the main house. Do keep in mind that you have to take the stairs to get to the cottage. This property with the coastal theme accepts up to two adult guests only. It has one bedroom and a bathroom. The kitchenette features basic amenities. Additionally, there is ample space to relax in the living room and eat in the dining area. Parking is available in front of the pool or the driveway. The swimming pool is yours to use.

There is no shortage of sunset views from the property, and you can admire them either from the deck or the backyard. The deck also overlooks the river.

Some of the visit-worthy attractions are Cocoa Beach Parasail and Kennedy Space Center. The latter is about 30 minutes away.

Island Cottage on the Indian River
Merritt Island, Florida, United States
367 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
beautiful view of the river and overlooks the swimming pool
she had a nicely stocked kitchen with cooking/dining needs coffee maker cupboard space and a large fridge/freezer
the studio apartment is roomy and open with great light and extremely quiet
darlene has all the little details covered to make your stay easy and comfortable
i loved sitting on the porch in the morning enjoying coffee and breakfast overlooking the water
very clean and organized
very clean place big shower
clean and everything was well furnished
it was clean comfortable and nicely decorated
the bedding is clean and bed was comfortable
she is a super host
nice quite neighborhood and an awesome host when needed
darlene had left some great recommendations and was very kind when we saw her around
darlene is a friendly and thoughful host
darlene is a fantastic host and everything was as advertised
location is good too
beautiful quiet residential location
the location is a perfect distance from the beach and it really allows you to feel secluded
such a relaxing beautiful location with easy access to all of the area attractions
ideal location for going to the beach stores kayaking and 1 hour from parks
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9. Charming cottage with patio (from USD 111)

This cottage features a bedroom and a bathroom, and it can sleep up to two adults. It is compact yet convenient and practical. The kitchen has all the amenities you require for cooking meals, and you will have access to beach essentials. Situated in a quiet neighborhood, it offers you all the privacy you need. It also has a private entrance and a fenced backyard. Plus, your car will be safe in front of your gate.

Cocoa Beach Pier is a few steps away. In the evenings, you can hear the waves and feel the ocean breeze on the patio. From this beach cottage, you will get views of the rocket launches. Kennedy Space Center is about a 30-minute drive.

Living the dream beach cottage #2
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
204 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
nice cozy cottage for 2
sunscreen and lots of beach towels) and fast wifi were bonuses
super clean and comfy
the place was clean and comfortable
cottage was clean and everything was as described
the outdoor shower is a godsend to clean you off before dragging sand inside everywhere
the apartment itself is extremely well stocked clean and inviting
kristie was an awesome host- very pleasant and provided quick responses
kristie was very friendly and willing to answer any questions i could have asked
kristie was a great host with great communication
kristie is an amazing host the cottage was clean and we were provided with everything we needed
great little place close to the beach host was awesome
the location was great
good location and comfortable bed
great place close to the beach and many neat restaurants
great place to stay very close to the beach
a lovely place to stay within walking distance to the beach
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10. Beachfront condo with convenient location (from USD 89)

If you do not mind a bit of exercise, book this waterfront condo. It is an upstairs unit that requires you to take the stairs. The condo offers one bedroom and one bathroom, making it convenient for three guests. There is a queen-sized bed in the master bedroom for two, while the foldout bed is for the third guest. The large and inviting sofa in the living room is conducive for relaxation. Meanwhile, the fully equipped kitchen provides the amenities for a convenient stay.

The property is about 200 ft (61 m) from the sandy shores. There are many other attractions in the area to visit. Kennedy Space Center is one of them. It is only 20 mi (32 km) away, or around a 30-minute drive from the property.

200 ft away from the Beach!
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
174 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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the condo was clean and comfortable
condo had everything we needed and was clean
very clean and comfy and pretty
the room was spacious clean and nicely decorated
and the please was amazing very clean and everything was there i did not need anything
the host were quick an easy communicate with
easy check in and the host was fast to respond to our messages
great host and excellent accommodations would stay again in a heartbeat
communication with the host belinda was always friendly
a really cute place in a great location
nice place very close to the water
the location made for the perfect vacation
recommend so close to the beach
was a great location for a great price calm and quiet spot near the beach
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Have a fun time in and near Kennedy Space Center

Your family can have a shared experience discovering galaxies, space missions, and stories of heroes in space at Kennedy Space Center. The above-mentioned list of the best Airbnbs near Kennedy Space Center, Florida, allows you to learn more about space exploration while having fun with your travel buddies. When you’re not exploring, you can relax on the beach. So, book one of the properties above for the best of both worlds.

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