15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Peoria, Illinois - Updated 2023


Peoria is a place that is surrounded by lush greenery. It has several attractions that boast diverse flora and fauna, such as Peoria Zoo, Luthy Botanical Garden, and Wildlife Prarie Park. The city is nestled in central Illinois. It is also a great place for students who wish to study at Bradley University. The best way to explore the city is to stay among locals, just like locals. Get a taste of the homey city by staying in comfortable vacation rentals and explore every part of the place at your own speed. Here is our list of the best Airbnbs in Peoria, IL.

1. Fully furnished historical home with modern amenities (from USD 97)

Nothing ticks the boxes on your list better than this well-furnished home. This home is located in Peoria’s charming Glen Oak Flanagan Historic District and features four bedrooms with plush beds, making it ideal for eight people. It also has a 75-in smart TV, free wifi, a ping pong table, and a piano for entertainment.

Your needs are settled as this home away from home comes with heating, air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dedicated home office, which features a comfortable and quiet space with plenty of natural light.

This home also boasts an excellent location, just 5 minutes from major attractions, including Downtown Peoria, Bradley University, Peoria Zoo, and Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. Guests driving here will enjoy the free parking spaces provided.

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American Foursquare near DT Peoria w/ Home Theater
Peoria, Illinois, United States
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
great space super clean and homey
loved the welcome gift basket beds were very comfortable bathrooms very clean close to shops
we appreciated the hosts attention to details
the neighborhood was beautiful and i felt safe walking my puppy which is super important to me
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2. Historical castle apartment best for families (from USD 99)

At a convenient location, this apartment is perfect for those who want to feel like royalty. This apartment looks like a castle and has that historic charm to it. It can accommodate six guests and it boasts two bedrooms, three beds, and two bathrooms. The interiors are well-lit and bright. There is a sofa bed and a sofa on the property as well. This charming and inviting apartment has a really welcoming vibe to it. Essential items such as bedding and towels are provided. There is a kitchen which is fully stocked with cutlery and other supplies that you might need. You might even find toys or other games on your visit if you specify that you have kids.

Historic ‘Castle’ Apt. 2BR/2BATH Near Downtown
Peoria, Illinois, United States
103 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong and easy to connect
the beds were comfy and the linens were nice
ceiling fans in both bedrooms living room dining room and kitchen helps to move the air around
good beds coffee and so charming alex was a great hostess good communicator and quick to respond
cute apartment with great amenities
very clean and beautiful home
very clean and quit
spacious clean and homey
it was very clean and cozy we felt very welcome
a beautiful quiet and clean spacious home
alex is a great host
alex is very responsive
alex was so friendly and responsive
host was quick to resolve minor check-in snafu and a pleasure to stay with
alex was wonderful and very responsive
place is awesome close to everything
a great location in a truly unique neighborhood
location was excellent for downtown exploring or events
very convenient location definitely going back
the location was great; it took no more than 20 minutes to walk downtown for a nice dinner
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3. Tastefully appointed home with free parking (from USD 98)

This pretty house is bright and neat. It is recently remodeled and has exquisite interiors. It is located near several eateries and shops. There are three bedrooms with four beds and a bathroom. The house can accommodate six people. The house is cozy and comfortable. It has a fully equipped kitchen with cutlery that you might require. Basic essential items are also provided.

Adorable 3 bdrm ranch home in the heart of Peoria!
Peoria, Illinois, United States
402 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room air stay fresh
it was so comfortable i watched tv laid on the couch and read
a/c works great water pressure is strong and hot water comes on quickly
this is a beautiful home and has such a warm cozy atmosphere
very nice touch decorating very comfortable and very clean
very clean and nice place
very clean and comfortable space
homey clean and thoughtful touches
clean good communication and easy stay
exceptionally clean comfortable pleasantly decorated house
jill was very helpful
jill was a very good host
host was easy to communicate with and responded quickly
jill very attentive and responsive
owner very responsive and easy check in
cute comfy house location was great and close to a shopping mall
perfect location - fantastic house
everything you need great location- nestled in a quiet neighborhood but close to everything
jill’s place was in a great location
perfect location for our sisters’ trip with easy drive to downtown peoria heights and grandview drive
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4. Homey flat near downtown (from USD 50)

This flat is located in a serene neighborhood and it is vibrant and clean. It has a bedroom with two beds and it can host four guests. It has cozy and homey interiors which will make you feel as if you’re at home. Free WiFi facility is provided to the guests. The flat is furnished with exciting furniture. The kitchen boasts of a refrigerator, a gas stove, an oven, and much more. Toiletries and other essential items are provided.

Apt: 5 Minutes to Downtown
Peoria, Illinois, United States
327 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good enough for video streaming
nice amount of room
nicely designed space comfortable bed large living room and dining room
it was nice to have the extra space to move around in vs a hotel room
plenty of room and easy access
clean sheets clean towels and spotless
clean warm space
cool architecture very clean and comfortable
this airbnb is quite clean and comfortable
amazing place super clean and comfortable
the owner was easy to contact and so kind
alex was a great host
she was very polite and helpful
alex is a fantastic and communicative host
alex was a wonderful host she is very easy to communicate with
excellent location and beautiful place
the location was quiet and safe and close to the interstate
this is a great stay location and value
great location nice place felt intimate unlike a hotel
nice apartment with everything i needed in a convenient location
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5. Creekside oasis with nature views (from USD 104)

This charming tiny house is nestled in the lush green area. It is secluded, making it perfect for those who want to indulge in a relaxing vacation, away from the busy city. Located in the heart of Peoria, it is the ideal place for you and your loved ones. The house can accommodate up to four guests. It has a bedroom with one bed and a bathroom. High-speed internet is provided to the guests. The kitchen is fully equipped with cutlery, refrigerator, and more for your convenience. The home is also pet-friendly but accepts only small- to medium-sized, non-shedding dogs. Meanwhile, outside the home are squirrels, rabbits, and birds–you might even get to spot a barrel owl.

Creekside Tiny House
Peoria, Illinois, United States
255 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's cozy and comfortable and easily cooled with the 1 air conditioning unit
but the bed is super comfortable and the skylights upstairs add to the remote nature vibe
the bed on the loft is a bit of a challenge but the house is really nice
the kitchen was very modern the bed comfortable and the living room was perfect for relaxing
the space was cozy and perfect size for 1-2 people
super clean and well decorated
the house is clean and comfortable
a very clean quiet and comfortable place to stay
very clean and the kitchen was stocked with dishes and cooking supplies so that made it easy
it was super clean and we loved staying here
kristin is a great host
kristin was an excellent host with quick responses
the host responded very quickly to every message i sent and was very friendly
kristin is a great host and very responsive
kristin is a very friendly host and very communicative
the location was ideal
cute little cabin and close to attractions
great location and great stay for the price
the location of the cabin is great
this is a great quiet house located in a nice neighborhood right in the middle of peoria
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6. Private apartment in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 69)

This rental is secluded and located in a serene part of town. The house has two bedrooms, two beds, and a bathroom. Guests have access to the entire premises of the house. This space is super cozy and is well-appointed with everything to make your stay a convenient one. TV and WiFi are provided to the guests. There is a kitchen where guests can make their own meals. It is equipped with basic appliances including a coffee maker, a microwave, and a toaster.

Fortress of Solitude/2 bedroom entire private apt
Peoria, Illinois, United States
226 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coffee machine fast wifi and well kitted kitchen made it a very enjoyable stay
had more amenities than i was expecting like a huge tv a kitchen and washer dryer
this is a very comfortable place with lots of nice amenities
tony and angel were fantastic hosts the apartment is beautiful and in such a quaint and serene area
very clean and tidy space
very clean and comfy
very clean comfy and well organized
great communication clean quiet perfect for us while in peoria
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
toby and angel are the sweetest hosts and their home is lovely
the hosts were so very kind and helpful
thoughtful and attentive hosts
tony and angel were great hosts
angel and tony were great hosts
nice space close to everything
nice central location on a quiet street
nice place love the location
nice and close to the university for our daughter
near to gas station target best bay and others places
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7. Cozy studio best for couples and solo travelers (from USD 42)

This nice studio features a bedroom, a bed, and a bathroom. Ideal for a couple of friends, solo travelers, or a couple, this house for rent in Peoria, IL, oozes with comfort. It can accommodate two guests. You have access to the downtown and several eateries which are nearby. There’s a closet space to keep your clothes and a TV with Netflix for entertainment as well. It also has a mini-refrigerator, microwave, toaster, and a coffee maker for added convenience.

Cozy & Convenient Location w/ Necessities
Peoria, Illinois, United States
373 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning worked great
the heater was the perfect temp after coming out of the snow
beautiful place very cozy my favorite thing was the cute little fireplace space heater next to the bed
all the amenities of a hotel but for less than half the price super comfortable bed
this is a lovely little sleeping room with an updated bathroom
very clean and comfortable place
a clean room and a great locations
the room was clean and cozy
great stay very clean space
super clean and cozy- highly recommend
alex is a great host
alex was very responsive to all our questions
wonderful host alex is the best
you can tell the host really cares about the space
alex is very responsive
great place in a great location beautiful and very comfy
wonderful space very close to bradley u
a great place to stay for a weekend perfect distance between downtown and bradley university
i wished i had discovered this cute place before
this is a quaint cute place close to most peoria “things to do”
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8. Modern basement apartment at a strategic location (from USD 79)

Featuring a bedroom, two beds, and a bathroom, this basement apartment can accommodate four people. It has chic, modern interiors that are well-decorated and add to the aura of the place. The apartment is close to several locations. There’s a Starbucks nearby where one can find their favorite drinks. There’s a fully equipped kitchen with a plethora of amenities. Even though this place has a minimalistic vibe, you can find almost everything that you require.

Newly Remodeled Urban Basement Apt Heart of Peoria
Peoria, Illinois, United States
232 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this was our first experience with air b&b and it was fantastic very cozy and quiet
we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
we liked the added touches of the blanket on the couch and the weighted blanket on the bed
this place was great for a week-long work-related stay and had everything i needed to be comfortable
it was a comfortable place to stay for a night
the place was clean and quiet
the space was so clean and fresh
it was very clean and spacious
a nice clean basement apartment
nice place clean and private
great host and descriptive directions for visitors
host is very friendly and helpful
the host was very attentive and great at responding
laura is a great host
laura was a wonderful host and provided everything we needed
great spot close to bradley
great location with easy walk to restaurants
great place and walking distance to bradley university
a sweet basement apartment super close to bradley
awesome place great location to bradley university
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9. Mid-century abode with a hot tub (from USD 150)

This warm and welcoming house features four bedrooms, three beds, and two bathrooms. One of the bathrooms features a relaxing hot tub while the other has a steam shower. There is also a kitchen that is well-equipped. There’s a gas grill on the deck along with outdoor furniture. The house features a TV and a DVD player. Additionally, there’s a washer and dryer in the basement for the convenience of the guests.

Charming Peoria Home
Peoria, Illinois, United States
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great outside deck and living room space
everything worked perfectly from tv to internet to air conditioning to everything in the kitchen
the kitchen has all the necessary gear for cooking which we liked
the three queen beds were all very comfortable
the beds were all comfortable
very clean and the communication with kristin was great
the house is clean and very comfortable
so clean it felt almost brand new
house was clean beds were comfortable and the house was decorated nicely
it's a really really great house clean and warm quiet and safe
kristin was a wonderful host
kristin was a wonderful host as well
kristin was a wonderful host and has a beautiful home
she was one of the best hosts we have ever experienced and i can't recommend her highly enough
proprietor took care of even the smallest details and she is really communicative and makes things easy
the location was wonderful
good location and in nice neighborhood
the location was ideal and close to glen oak park the zoo downtown and shopping
the location is perfect as it is centrally located within 15 minutes from both field locations
the neighborhood is nice safe and quiet while being conveniently located to everything
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10. Pet-friendly home with a large yard (from USD 68)

Four guests with pets are the ideal renters of Keith and Krista’s home that boasts a spacious backyard where your fur baby can do zoomies all day. There’s a queen bed and an air mattress to accommodate all guests.

There’s a full kitchen, a small dining area, a coffee corner, a bathroom with a tub, and a simple and cozy living room that will make you feel like you’re right at home. Other useful features included in your stay are free Wi-Fi and access to the washer and dryer.

Close to Bradley! Pets Welcome! Cozy 1BR home
Peoria, Illinois, United States
104 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nice to have wifi and a tv with roku to wind down with netflix before bed
lots of great breakfast and coffee accommodations too which was much appreciated may have to visit again
charming cottage perfect 1 bed/1bath
very clean and homey
very clean and neat
it is exceptionally clean and very comfortable
a great little place to stay great communication and very clean
comfy clean and stylish interior
the host was very responsive
hosts were very responsive
excellent home and hosts would recommend for sure
great value and keith & krista were wonderful hosts
the owners are very friendly and so hospitable
cute little house with a location close to osf hospital
easy to get to and located in a central location
it was a great location and close to many main roads restaurants and stores
excellent airbnb close to the downtown area and the wildlife prairie park
ideal location for those who have pets with a nice and spacious back yard
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11. In the lap of mother nature

That was our list of the top Peoria vacation rentals from Airbnb. These places stand out from the rest and offer optimal comfort to travelers. Peoria is a city that has a homey vibe to it. It will instantly make you want to stay! Enjoy, relax, and explore the hidden gems.

12. Victorian-inspired apartment in the historic district (from USD 64)

Fit for two guests, Fernanda’s Airbnb is a Victorian-style home that was built in the 1800s in the Peoria historic district. It exudes unmatched elegance and vintage charm, offering modern comforts to ensure a memorable stay.

Your suite features a queen bed, a cozy seating area by the ornamental fireplace, and a private bathroom. You’re free to use the fully equipped kitchen or dine at the restaurants which are steps away from the property. For your laundry needs, there’s a shared washer and dryer area in the basement.

Historic Victorian Apt 2 - Downtown Peoria
Peoria, Illinois, United States
280 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely beautiful and stunning apartment
definitely plenty of room for two
the neighbors in the upstairs apartments were a bit noisier than i expected but not too bad
if there were a king size bed it would’ve been perfect
the bathroom was on the smaller side but was not too small-even for a big guy like me
quite clean and relaxing environment
a nice clean and quiet place to stay
the place was clean and in a quiet neighborhood
great value clean and private
very clean and comfortable for a short weekend stay
the host is super kind and very responsive
fernanda was a fantastic host
beautiful historic house in a quiet neighborhood with a very accommodating host
very cute and charming place in a great location
cute place definitely has character to it
great value cool house perfect location
great place to stay if you’re in peoria cute apartment in a quiet neighborhood
very nice comfortable place to stay nice location
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13. Lovely and comfortable loft

Located at a short distance away from popular eateries, restaurants, and shops, this loft is an ideal place for those who want to explore downtown Peoria. Guests have access to the entire loft that features a studio, a bed, and a bathroom. It can easily accommodate two guests. The interiors are simple and cozy while the location is easily accessible. WiFi facility is available. Free parking is also provided.

Cozy in Peoria’s Warehouse District
Peoria, Illinois, United States
56 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fun studio with beautiful natural light no tv so it's great for being "unplugged"
comfortable bed & the space has amazing natural light
it was incredibly clean and tastefully decorated
great little place in a quiet but clean area
nice facility secure and very clean
the space was clean and perfect for my short business trip
the place was clean and lisa responded to questions very promptly
easy and laid back host
she was very responsive and check-in and out were easy
host is a pleasure to deal with would stay again without hesitation
lisa is a awesome host very responsive and communicative
lisa was an amazing host and i’m so grateful to have been her guest
perfect location for walking distance to everything downtown
great location in downtown ptown
the location was ideal for walking to downtown attractions
location was perfect and close to great local eateries
it’s close to the river for really interesting walks or running
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14. Private basement suite in central Peoria

If you’re on the hunt for a budget-friendly accommodation in Peoria, Kyle’s guest suite is one to consider for couples. The simple, one-bedroom suite is packed with conveniences like a mini-kitchen with a coffeemaker and a fridge, a good-sized bathroom with a glass-enclosed shower, a flat-screen TV, and a backyard patio surrounded by lush greens. This basement suite is located in central Peoria and is about 15 minutes by car from Northwoods Mall, Grand Prairie Shopping Plaza, and other entertainment centers downtown!

Private Peoria Guest Suite, rest & relax
Peoria, Illinois, United States
19 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very nice clean and quite
everything was clean exactly as described and the stay was an incredible value
our hosts were very responsive and accommodating
kyle and zoe were amazing hosts
kyle/zoe were so kind and everything was delightful
again wonderful stay with friendly hosts :)
great place zoe and kyle are incredibly kind
a quiet and stylish apt close to a lovely downtown area
it's easy to get to their place and seemed centrally located to many local restaurants
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15. Contemporary studio near major hubs

Donning a blue and red motif, this modern suite rental is a great fit for couples or a group of three. Savor the smell of coffee brewing in the well-equipped kitchen, and flip through the latest Netflix releases while seated on the comfy sofa. Come nighttime, let the plush queen bed lull you to sleep. This home’s other features are the stylish bathroom with a full-sized shower, a spacious dining area, and a comfortable work desk. Guests are also welcome to access the laundry room and the patio.

Private Modern Studio in Peoria
Peoria, Illinois, United States
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower setup was perfect and the kitchen amenities as well
the quality of furniture is good and kitchen is well equipped
i loved the coffee station and the living room was nice to watch netflix in
the place was very clean and cozy
clean and well thought out space
it was clean and welcoming
very clean and thought out place to stay
great place very clean and comfortable
host was very helpful
josh was a great host
lgbtq friendly and loving home environment
josh is a very helpful host
very nice and attentive owner
loved the space and location
the neighborhood is very walkable and the room was welcoming and comfy
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Refurbished apartment in a private court

Located near a private court, Pamela’s upstairs apartment is recently remodeled to make the space nice and comfortable for four guests. With all-new furnishing, the home features a living room with a sleeper couch, a large kitchen, an in-unit washer and dryer, and a king-sized bed. All-day entertainment is possible with the provision of free Wi-Fi and a TV. Can’t bear leaving your fur baby behind? We’re happy to tell you that this modest but amenity-packed apartment is very pet-friendly!

★★★★★ Bright, Cozy Getaway in The River City★★★★★
Peoria, Illinois, United States
66 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment is so beautifully decorated and the furnishings are so comfortable
great place thoughtful touches easy parking and fully equipped kitchen
host has nice amenities in the apartment
thoughtful touches and very comfortable and stylish
very clean and nicely stocked
it was clean quiet and cozy
perfect spot very clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and stylish
pamela had the apartment clean roomy and very comfortable
she was a great host
pamela thank you for being such a great host
she was very friendly and accommodating even let me check in early
everything was beyond my expectations and the host were so kind
quick response to every text and very helpful definitely stay here again
great place with a great location
the location of the neighborhood is terrific but the location of the house within that neighborhood is fantastic
great space in a quiet neighborhood centrally located in peoria
i loved this place because of its quiet location
cute cozy quiet street reasonable rate
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