Portsmouth is a city in Virginia, located along the Elizabeth River and Chesapeake Bay. Since it is located along the sea, it quickly became a port city with shipbuilding being one of its main industries. Today, the port city is home to almost 100,000 people. It’s a great spot for history buffs, with areas such as Olde Towne Historic District being home to iconic buildings that tell stories of the past. People also love to stretch their legs in Portsmouth City Park and take the kids to Children’s Museum of Virginia. Whatever you plan to do, you’ll need a place to rest. If you’re looking for options, keep reading to find out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Portsmouth, Virginia.
This cottage has been recently renovated to make it more comfortable for its guests. With its warm colour palette and soft lighting, it has a cosy and inviting feel to it. The home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and enough space for six guests. The kitchen has new appliances, allowing you to cook your favourite meals during your stay. In the living room, you can chill out in front of the flat-screen TV. There is even a washing machine and dryer should you need to do your laundry.
Cozy 3BR 3BA Truxtun Historic near Naval HospitalPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe home looks better than the photos amazing space well keeps and cozythe kitchen had more supplies than expected which was beneficial as we cooked most meals therelots of room easily sleeps 6we enjoyed the netflix and living room tvthe stay was very pleasant and we felt very welcomed and comfortableeverything was very clean and sanitaryclean modern spacious kitchenvery clean nice comfortable housevery clean and smells greatvery clean and looked brand new
Host:great hosts who communicate welli had great interaction with the hosts prior to visitingif we had questions about anything he was very responsiveoverall the stay was great and as a host they definitely did everything above your average airbnb hostthe host is constantly improving their home and its really show on the interiorRead more reviewsit was the perfect location for a wedding venue nearbythe location was perfect and our family loved itwonderful place to spend a couple of nights
If you love a mix of vintage and modern, then this apartment is a great option for you. The apartment is situated inside a home built during the Victorian era. Today, it retains some of its historic charm, including wood floors and its original moulding. Alongside these original features, it has been decorated in a cool, contemporary way with unique artwork and lots of plants. The kitchen has everything you will need to cook your own meals and the living room offers loads of space where you can sit down and unwind in front of the large TV. There’s also an office area if you need to get some work done.
Spacious 2 bedroom apt in Historic Port NorfolkPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe day bed/reading nook is incredibly soft w the amazing little lamp lightingvery comfortable place to staygreat place to stay when visiting virginia very clean and spaciousraisa's place was great clean spacious and exactly as portrayed n the listingthe home is really clean and spacious and as picturedthe house was very well kept really spacious - and we will definitely ask to stay there againit was really spacious and had a very well appointed kitchen
Host:raisa is a wonderful host super responsive and helpful throughout our stayour host was very easy to work withraisa was a great host highly recommendraisa was very quick to respond to any questions and was a great hostit was super friendly & even let me pet itRead more reviewsvery comfortable locationabsolutely beautiful home and location is greatgreat place near the water and roomier than expectednice walking path close by for your furry friend along the water
This home has three bedrooms and enough space to sleep up to six guests, making it a great option for a larger family or a group of friends. The home has everything you’ll need for your stay. You can cook your favourite meals in the full kitchen, relax in the living room, or even do a load of laundry using the washer and dryer. There’s also a desk and WiFi throughout the home should you need to get some work done. Outside, you’ll find a patio and plenty of green space, which is the perfect place where you can enjoy a meal or relax with a book and coffee on a nice day.
The Finesse HomePortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsair conditioning and ceiling fans were wonderful during the hot weatherclean and spacious definitely would stay againclean unit and comfortable sleeping arrangementsyou can expect a very clean well stocked accommodationsloved the decor very clean and welcomingangels place was great it was clean and she responds super quick
Host:the host was helpfulshe was an amazing host and available to answer any questionshost was very kind and thoughtfulangel is a great hosthost is very responsive and helpfulRead more reviewsangel’s house was beautiful and perfect location for the goal of our vacationif you're in the portsmouth area please look up this location for your extended stay away from home
This accommodation sits next to a home dating back more than 300 years. The guest cottage is historic as well and has been recently renovated to make it a comfortable living space. There’s one bedroom in the cottage, making it an excellent option for a romantic getaway. It also has a kitchenette for cooking simple meals, a private bathroom, and a living room with a TV. You’ll also have access to the in-ground saltwater pool, Jacuzzi, and screened-in porch.
Spring Hill Guest Cottage - PortsmouthPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe pool and the hot tub were heated and ready for uswe had relaxing mornings sharing stories and breakfastvery clean very beautifuleverything was immaculately clean and updatedimmaculately clean well appointed and peacefully decoratedwonderfully decorated and very cleanthe cottage is so clean and cute
Host:very attentive to every need :-)the hosts were so thoughtful and welcomingthe hosts are friendly and provided many thoughtful touchesron & sue were wonderful hosts and went above and beyond to make us feel like familyvery nice host and the property is amazingRead more reviewswe loved our stay great location within a short driving distance to some beautiful calm beachesit’s the perfect place to unwind and relax yet so conveniently located close to anything one may need
This home is bright and colourful, giving off a cheery and welcoming vibe. There are three bedrooms and space that can sleep up to eight guests. You can make use of a full kitchen to cook your own meals and a laundry room should you need to clean some clothes. The living room has plenty of seating space, and outside, there’s a fire pit where you can unwind in the evening in front of the roaring fire.
Cozy Cape Cod+WIFI+Free ParkingPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsfurnishings were adequate for our needs and our stay was quite comfortablenice house stayed the night here with some friends and it was really comfortable with good amenitiesthe bathroom door is broken but other than that we enjoyed our stayvery clean in a quiet neighborhoodvery clean and exactly as describedvery clean and a nice place to stayher place is really clean and stylishthe place was very clean
Host:great hospitality from the hostthe host is lovely and provides excellent customer serviceextremely kind host and beautiful homey experiencethanks for being a great hostnikki was a fantastic hostRead more reviewswe enjoyed the locationlocation was ideal for weekend plansthe location is exactly like the picturesquiet neighborhood with a cute homei wouldn’t recommend this location for someone that’s traveling to va beach
This apartment is situated on the third floor of a Victorian home, and it still retains some of its historic charms, including its beautiful wood flooring. The apartment has two bedrooms and space that can sleep five people, making it a great option for a family vacation. The kitchen has everything needed to cook your own meals during your stay and there’s a dining area where you can eat your meals. The living room is a nice spot where you can relax in front of the TV.
Stylish 2 bedroom apt in historic Port NorfolkPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewscomfortable furniture and thoughtful amenitiesair conditioning and heating were very comfortable and it was quiet for the most parthowever the ac worked very nicely and the apartment cools wellwonderful little getaway tv with roku in every room was a great touch and the space was very cleanvery comfy beds and pillows chic color schemevery clean and nice stayvery clean and well keptthe airbnb was beautiful and exceptionally cleanthe place was very clean and welcomingawesome host thorough communication and clean and comfortable space
Host:great host and very promptraisa is an excellent hostthe host was considerate enough to make sure that we were okay with the stairs before we visitedbeautiful space and fantastic hosts who were on site to help us as we checked ingreat place and a very friendly hostRead more reviewssuch a great cute placegreat place in a great locationthe location was excellent as it was right by the water and also near shopping centers and restaurantslocation was perfect for frequent travel to norfolk and downtown portsmouthgreat location close to olde town portsmouth where we spent all of our time
You can enter this private suite through the back of this charming mint home. The suite is arranged like a studio apartment, with one bed and a pull-out sofa if extra sleeping space is needed. There’s a small kitchenette where you can heat up simple meals during your stay. You will have access to a private bathroom with double shower heads for an extra-refreshing shower in the morning. The suite is situated along a river, so it’s a great spot where you can take in the nice views and enjoy a riverside walk.
Private suite in lovely neighborhoodPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsextra pillows a fan (which i need to sleep) tv with netflix and hulu and an amazing showereverything was clean comfortable and had all the amenities you would need for a staythe cottage itself is cute as a button and has a luxurious garden showerthe newly remodeled bathroom was fantasticeverything i could’ve ever hoped for in a private room honestly can’t recommend this place enoughplace was clean and cozyvery clean and comfortableclean efficient and privatevery clean nice private spacespace was clean charming and private
Host:awesome stay and response from host was goodgreat host really enjoyed my timethey were friendly and quick to answer any questions i hadamazing place and an amazing hosthosts were great with fast responses and they were there to meet needs if there were anyRead more reviewsthis location was extremely nicebeautiful location quiet and charminggreat location wonderful place to stayideal for a lot of locations in the arealocated in a nice quiet neighborhood so i felt safe traveling alone
How many people can say they’ve stayed in a carriage house? Well, you can be one of those people if you stay in this rental. You can make use of the studio apartment on the second floor of the carriage house. It’s the perfect romantic getaway since it is ideal for two. You’ll have a queen-size bed, a sitting area, and a kitchenette where you can cook simple meals in. There’s also a private balcony, which is the perfect place for enjoying your coffee in the morning or a glass of wine as you watch the sunset. You’re also welcome to use the patio that features a fire pit.
Private Victorian Carriage HousePortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsall the amenities are provided and the bed is extremely comfortablekathleen has created an attractive well-outfitted and comfortable cottage for guestskathleen's carriage house has a very welcoming decor and a massive bed with a comfortable mattressthe fireplace is a wonderful touch and the bed is so warm you almost don't need itwith that being said it was a lovely stay in a friendly and cozy studiokathleen keeps the home clean and cozyvery clean apartmentits sparkling clean and very cozythe space was so clean and invitingwonderful space and very clean
Host:host friendly and professionalkathleen was a wonderful host with great hospitalitykathleen was a wonderful hostgreat place and very nice hostthank you for being a great hostRead more reviewsthe location was great for access to downtown portsmouth and close to the ferry to norfolkthe location was great close to norfolk and the beachkathleen gives you a wonderful place in a great location at a fantastic pricecute place to stay very quiet and privatebeautiful private carriage house located in a very nice quiet neighborhood
This one-bedroom apartment is perfect for a solo traveller or a couple. There is also a cot should you have a third guest. The apartment has everything you will need for your stay. Cook your own meals in the kitchen or watch your favourite Netflix show in the living room. There’s also a washing machine and dryer if you need to do some laundry. The apartment is located in Olde Towne putting you close to many of the city’s attractions.
Charming Apartment in Historic NeighborhoodPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is just like it looks on the photosloved having access to wi-fi a tv with netflix and a full kitchenthe kitchen is perfect and allowed me plenty of space to bake which i did during both staysvery clean and great communication with andrewvery clean and quaint placesuper clean place and modern apartmentgreat value very clean and dog friendlyit was very clean and tidy
Host:any concerns we had our host was quick to work to resolveandrew is a great hostandrew was a great host very friendly and accommodating throughout my stayexcellent place and excellent hosthe was very kind and professionalRead more reviewsgreat little place central to everythinga great place and locationgreat place inside and close to downtownbut due to the location we were literally 30 to 45 minutes ( tops) away from major attractionsit’s the perfect location in portsmouth
This home has a warm and cosy vibe and still retains many charming and historical features such as wooden beams and a brick fireplace. The home has two bedrooms and space for up to four guests. You can make your own meals in the fully functional kitchen and unwind in the living room in front of the fireplace or TV. There’s also an outdoor patio where you can enjoy the host’s beautiful garden. Plus, the home is located in the heart of Olde Towne, putting you within walking distance of many attractions.
Glasgow Tavern - Historic Home and NeighborhoodPortsmouth, Virginia, United States
Top guest reviewscentrally located great communication from hosts dina and tom and lots of amenities (beach supplies full functional kitchen)the bathroom includes a claw foot tub/shower with shampoo/conditioner/shower gel and a good high-watt hairdryer providedthe outdoor patio area was perfect for breakfast and late afternoon/evening drinksdina and tom's place was cozy and comfortable with many amenitiesthe beds were very comfortable and the house included everything we could needeverything was clean inviting and comfortablevery clean open and organizedthe glasgow tavern was very clean and comfortablethe home is exceptionally clean and comfortablethe home is clean and well kept
Host:wonderful host who makes you feel at home and very helpful with local advicedina is a friendly gracious hostdina was a great host everything was perfectdina was a true super hostgreat host with quick responses to questions and needs during stayRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location within walking distance of shops and restaurantsgreat location in olde towne portsmouthgreat place and great locationdelicious restaurants in walking distance
Great vacation rental options in Portsmouth
In Portsmouth, there’s no shortage of great vacation rentals to choose from. Whether you want charming and historic spaces or airy and modern spaces, there’s certainly something for everyone. So, go ahead a book your favourite among any of these Airbnb vacation rentals in Portsmouth, Virginia, today!
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