Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Placerville, California - Updated 2023

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The town of Placerville lies in California’s El Dorado County. This mining town was erstwhile called Old Dry Diggins and Hangtown and was infamous for its vigilantes. Placerville is a 40-minute drive from Sacramento and is great for a weekend getaway. Visit the orchards and see how apple sorting and grading is done. Another great spot to head to when in Placerville is Placerville Historical Museum, which has a plethora of exhibits to keep you engrossed. Stare at the planets and stars at the Community Observatory, an activity the kids are bound to enjoy! If you want to time travel then make sure you go to the Gold Bug Park and explore original gold mines from the 1800s. Visit Eldorado National Forest where you can go hiking, fishing, camping, and more! Here’s a look at the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Placerville to aid your holiday planning.

1. Cozy one-bedroom cottage (from USD 109)

This one-bedroom property is surrounded by trees and hills. It is suitable for up to six people and offers a comfortable stay near downtown Placerville. Use the Keurig machine in the kitchen to prepare a cup of coffee, tea, or hot chocolate during your stay here. You will find a basketball court and shoot some hoops. Plenty of parking space on site is available for guests traveling by car.

Placerville, California, United States
371 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flies are clearly comfortable and just sit around the cottage
the surfaces kitchen bathroom washer/dryer sheets were all clean
loved the interior design and a was cozy spot
also i wasn’t expected the bed to be so comfortable
the bed was super comfy too
very clean and simple space
very clean and comfortable
such a clean and amazing place
cottage was clean and cozy
it was so clean and nicely furnished
they were the perfect hosts and made us feel right at home immediately
hosts were very kind and communicated and responded to questions
super quick response and very accommodating space
throughout my stay he was helpful and attentive with recommendations and answered all my questions
he is so kind and respond to the message quickly
the location is perfect especially close to the fairgrounds
great location and very nice accommodations
marks place is a great location to stop on the way to tahoe from sacramento
this is a lovely and private location close to shopping and main street placerville
it was a really cute place with everything we needed
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2. Spacious private bungalow (from USD 83)

This property includes three bedrooms and is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate eight people, making it ideal for a group of friends and large families. The living room has comfy couches and a TV. The large floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room offer great views of the surroundings and also bring in ample natural light indoors. Head to the outdoor seating area and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee while you see deer grazing from a short distance.

Placerville, California, United States
155 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

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Amenities & Room:
each of the rooms also has a great view of the outside
the home is spacious and comfortable with gorgeous views and comfy amenities
the beds were extra comfortable
cozy and spacious all the amenities and a pleasant country feel
the beds were all super comfortable with huge fluffy pillows
it was impeccably clean
beautiful place very clean and spacious
the homes was very clean and had many thoughtful touches
the setting is beautiful and the house was clean & nice
very clean will be a repeat stayer
host is the best
wayne is an amazing host
wayne is a great host super responsive and checkin/checkout was very easy
you are an awesome host wayne
wayne was a gracious and accommodating host throughout
the house is situated in a great remote location
perfect place to get away but be close enough to all the fun things northern ca has to offer
really neat place tucked away and private
the location was great and there was just so much to explore in the surrounding area
it was a great getaway from the city and close enough to apple hill
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3. Zen studio near the downtown area

Ideal for three people, this studio has all that is needed from a comfortable vacation home. Located in a quiet neighborhood, this property includes a queen bed and a sofa bed. The availability of a high chair, a cot, children’s books and toys, and a travel cot here makes things easier for those traveling with kids. A 10-minute walk will take you to the downtown where you will find a number of restaurants, shopping options, cafes, and microbreweries.

Placerville, California, United States
218 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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j & m were very responsive when the wifi went out
there were fresh eggs coffee and light breakfast foods waiting for us
we also loved the double doors to the patio from the dining table can
and to top it off there were farm fresh eggs and coffee for breakfast
the bed is comfortable the couch cozy and the bathroom towels so soft and comfy
very clean and relaxing
everything was clean and comfortable
very clean and nice design
nice clean quiet private room
very clean beautiful place with perfect personal touches
john & marla are fantastic hosts
great and attentive hosts
john and marla are very nice hosts
marla and john were so friendly
they are great host and the home is absolutely beautiful
cute place and great location
great location walkable to downtown placerville
this is such a cute place
the location is great if you want quick access to downtown placerville
this place was amazing close to entertainment and shopping
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4. Guest suite with private entrance

This rental is meant for two people and is ideal for those looking to spend a romantic weekend away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The bright and airy property offers beautiful garden views. It includes a queen bed and a spacious bathroom with a hot tub. Private entrance to the property means you have full privacy during your stay here. A short walk will take you to the Old Town and a 10-minute drive will take you to Apple Hill Farm or Gold Country Wineries.

Placerville, California, United States
398 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the patio is homey with chairs and a small side table to enjoy hot coffee in the morning
this wonderful cozy cottage is highly recommended
the space is extremely welcoming and comfortable
the room was very clean the bed and sheets were really soft and amenities were on point
the secret garden room was the perfect stay
very clean with nice personal touches
very clean and cute
very comfortable clean and nicely decorated
cindy’s place is very clean and nice
the room was spotlessly clean beautifully decorated with thoughtful personal touches like gluten free cookies (thankyouthankyouthankyou )
lovely host and very accommodating
cindy is a wonderful host
cindy is a marvelous host
cindy is an excellent host
cindy was responses quickly and was very helpful with local suggestions
great location and close to town
great location - tucked away but close to downtown restaurants and shops
perfect location for enjoying main street just a few blocks away
it was very close to town walking distance which was nice
great location for placerville and very quiet
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5. Comfortable and clean studio hideaway (from USD 106)

This comfortable studio is located in the countryside and is suitable for two individuals. It has a California king bed for some sound sleep after a busy day exploring the surroundings. If you are not an indoor person then head to the Coloma-Lotus Valley, American River, or Marshall Gold Discovery Park. If you are traveling in the winter months you can reach Sierra at Tahoe ski resort and South Lake Tahoe easily from this Airbnb vacation home.

Placerville, California, United States
151 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the workspace was great as well and wifi worked well
perfect little apartment with all the amenities
cozy nicely nestled for seclusion views included
the space is functional comfortable and ideally located
the bed was extremely comfortable
very clean comfortable and private
very clean and better than we expected
it was beautiful and clean and quiet
the property is quiet and the studio is clean and comfortable
very well appointed clean studio with plenty of privacy
the host is very friendly and kind
host always responded super fast to any questions we had
the hosts are very communicative and joyful
suzie is really communicative and made sure we always had everything we needed throughout our stay
suzie and aaron live on the property and are very nice hosts
the location is fantastic for exploring things in the area
this is a perfect place to get away with easy access
this location is fantastic amazing for a quiet night or weekend get away
suzie's place is the perfect place to get away the place is very cute and comfortable
for a cozy and comfortable place near placerville and apple hill i recommend suzie’s place 100%
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6. Meadow cottage surrounded by greenery (from USD 183)

This guest cottage is surrounded by pine and oak trees and is located in the Apple Hill regions. The main door of this cottage for four guests has a door code ensuring full safety and privacy during your stay here. The bedroom has a king bed and you’ll also find a sofa bed in the common spaces. The kitchen is fully equipped to ensure you can prepare meals if you don’t wish to eat out. The bathroom is quite spacious and has a glass enclosure shower and vintage cabinetry.

Placerville, California, United States
258 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were fresh flowers breakfast options and coffee from a local roaster
the mattress was new and comfortable the cottage was sparkling clean
rhonda's cozy little cottage was the perfect place for our 2 year anniversary
with its lovely porch numerous amenities and cozy interior this is a great deal for the money
the king bed was great
its clean and adorable
so clean and fresh
very clean welcoming and peaceful
the house was clean and had very thoughtful touches
the place was clean comfortable and great ambiance
she is a lovely host
they were the perfect hosts
rhonda was a great host
rhonda is a great host
our host was amazing quick to respond
location was perfect very close to downtown placerville where there are lots of cute shops and restaurants
wonderful stay super cute place
great location a beautiful home and surrounding land
rhonda's place is a great quiet location close to the river
very relaxing location i loved it
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7. Gorgeous and spacious private home (from USD 120)

This stunning four-bedroom vacation home is packed with amenities to make your stay feel very comfortable. The spacious living room is a great place for all guests to gather, play games, watch TV, or just talk and laugh. Brand-new kitchen appliances will assist you in preparing meals indoors. Although this place is located in a quiet area and hidden by tall trees, you are still at walking distance to white-water rafting, shopping, and the downtown area.

Placerville, California, United States
218 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and bedding were very comfortable
super clean quiet and very spacious
this place is specious clean and cozy
gorgeous sparkling clean and very comfortable space
everything was in order and very clean
clean and comfortable in a nice location
ginger is an awesome host
ginger was an awesome host who communicates quickly
the owner was super sweet and she responded very fast
ginger (the host) is friendly and accommodating
ginger and her co-host were very gracious and accommodating throughout our stay
excellent location in the heart of placerville
pretty close to downtown restaurants and grocery stores
close to downtown but still far enough away that you’re not bothered by the freeway traffic
the house was beautiful and located in the perfect area close to apple hill and snow activities
i would definitely recommend this location to anyone looking to visit placerville in the future
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8. Lovely private cottage in a country setting (from USD 68)

This small cottage is the perfect retreat if you want to recharge your body, mind, and soul. Ideal for a couple, this rental has a queen bed, a clean bathroom, and a kitchen area. Wi-Fi, TV, and DISH will keep you entertained if you wish to stay indoors. There’s plenty of outdoor space where you can peacefully read a book, enjoy a meal, or catch a glimpse of the sunset. This sparkling-clean cottage is close to downtown where you’ll find many restaurants, cafes, and shopping options. Rafting, kayaking, and skiing options are also available nearby.

Placerville, California, United States
361 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the recent upgrade to the wifi connection in the cottage is a real bonus
the electric fire place heater added great ambiance to the cozy cottage
the miners cottage was charming and comfortable
charming and comfortable cottage that captures the gold mining spirit
the bed was comfortable and the heater kept us warm after a long day on the american river
it was clean and had a real charm to it with its nostalgic decor
spotlessly clean cottage in a beautiful setting
another great stay clean cozy and relaxing
loved the property and space it was so clean and cozy
the room was really clean and had everything we needed
cynthia is a great host
super friendly host that makes you feel at home
i also appreciate host cindy’s quick response times
host aims to please
welcoming and thoughtful hosts
i adore the location
it's in the countryside yet pretty close to the historic downtown area and lots of shopping nearby
it is in a great location that is close to everything and easy to find
great place for the value and super close to everything
cynthia's place is a gem in a lovely location
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9. Charming barn rental near many outdoor activities

Nestled amid nature, this rental makes a great holiday home for up to four guests. You have access to a swimming pool during your stay at this property. The Main Street in the downtown area is 12. 87 km (8 mi) away. A number of interesting tourist places and activities such as the wine country, white water rafting, world-class hiking, and Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada mountains are within easy reach from here.

Placerville, California, United States
181 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
teresa and chad's cottage is a bright open and comfortable rental
the room is not only very clean with very thoughtful amenities but also has an intangible welcoming quality
teresa and chad allowed our kids to swim in their amazing pool and jump on the trampoline
swimming pool (not sure if it's heated it was december so we didn't try)
we had a great stay that was extremely comfortable and fun
clean and charming
a sparkling clean charming place to stay
nice and clean place to stay
very clean and comfortable place to stay
great space cozy clean and comfy
owners are very accommodating and nice
they were very fast and helpful with their responses
the hosts were very friendly and accommodating
teresa is an amazing host
teresa was a wonderful host; everything was perfect
great location quiet but close to everything
you will love the location
fantastic place in an awesome location
the location is close to swimming holes amazing hikes and endless wineries
the location was ideal for us and remote enough to enjoy the crickets at night
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10. Quaint, newly renovated abode

This space for six people is ideal for couples’ retreats, family vacations, and friends’ getaways. It consists of two bedrooms, each with a comfy queen bed. You will also find a sofa bed in the living room that can sleep two more guests. The bathroom here is stocked with toiletries, fresh and clean towels, and a blow dryer. A short drive will take you to Boeger Winery where you can enjoy live music each Friday during summer months.

Placerville, California, United States
137 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
mckenzie's house was great newly remodeled with ac/heaters in every room
clean beautiful cottage stocked with kitchen staples so you can cook
huge walk in closets in both bedrooms and comfortable new mattresses
the beds were comfortable the closets were spacious and mckenzie was a very quick and thorough communicator
i personally appreciate the high shower making things comfortable for tall folks
accurately described and very clean
very clean lots of thoughtful touches
it is cozy clean and really nicely redone inside
it is very clean and comfortable
the house is well equipped and clean as the description promised
the hosts were thoughtful gracious and accommodating
mckenzie was very responsive to each message and thorough in her recommendations and directions to the home
we had a great time and mckenzie was a wonderful host and was a great communicator
brandon & mckenzie were such thoughtful and attentive hosts
the host was super responsive and flexible with our last minute request to stay
very cute little house on a quiet hill close to town
cute cozy cottage walking distance to town
beautifully decorated and located so close to downtown placerville
great place to stay in an excellent location
this place is cute and cozy
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Enjoy some peaceful time in Placerville

Placerville is a great place to visit with friends and family. Whether you are visiting for a weekend or a long holiday, Placerville has everything you need for a great holiday experience. Stay amid nature and relax, enjoy outdoor activities, or head to Placerville downtown and try out some of the best restaurants.

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