Rhode Island is the smallest state in the U.S.A and in 1776, it was the first out of the thirteen colonies to declare its independence from Great Britain. With more than 643 kilometres (400 miles) of coastline, the sailing capital of the world can be found here and in Blackstone Valley, you can take a journey through history.
The Gilded Age mansions, beaches of South County, nature of Block Island, and coastal bikeway of East Bay can be found here as well as award-winning theatre and lovely restaurants.
With plenty of character, Rhode Island has to be experienced to be fully appreciated. Learn about the popular festivals in the state and explore the top things to do. Here is our list of recommended Airbnbs in Rhode Island.
There are stages of emotions felt when stepping inside this midcentury-style apartment in Providence. The studio unit first gives off a somber ambiance with dark walls and wooden floors in the living-slash-bedroom area, but once you pass the arch to the kitchen, shocking splashes of colors are everywhere, from bright yellow walls and blue-green cabinets to accent furniture. The space is ideal for couples and is a quick walk to Thayer Street which is home to hangout spots and cute shops that are mostly frequented by students and young professionals nearby.
Mid-century East Side - cozy, clean + privateProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe price was super reasonable for location and amenities (parking kitchen etc)the place is really nice great ambience comfortable bed super cool kitchen and bathroom as wellwhat a sweet find cozy well designed and super affordablethis is a comfortable neat and economical space with a good shower our thanks tracythe decor and mid century vibe of the apartment was so cozy and coolvery clean and tracy was so communicativegreat place super clean and nicevery clean comfortable and cozy spaceclean private and easy check-inabsolutely sparkling clean i really didn’t want to leave
Host:tracy was a wonderful host with great recommendationsi had questions for tracy and her co-host who responded very fast she was very nice and accommodatingand tracy is an amazing hosthost was very accommodating we had a great staygreat decor and tracy was a very helpful hostRead more reviewsthe location is greatloved the location of tracy’s placelocation is great and in walking distance of whole foods brown university and other placesgreat place in a convenient locationloved the decor and location
One of the unique Airbnb rentals in Rhode Island is located in Tiverton. The Quonset Hut, a 1940s dome house with furnishings of different shades of green, is ideal for a large group of friends or family with 4 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 10 people. This pet-friendly property has a large kitchen that’s perfect for your intimate parties, as well as a library room, a stylish outdoor deck, and bathrooms with rain showers. The beach is a few minutes away from this magical abode.
'The Quonset' Close to Beach, Game Room & Hot TubTiverton, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe heated beds were an added lovely touchthe kitchen was a great space and fully stocked; we cooked up a stormRead more reviews
Host:our host was great very communicative and accessibleamazing property and an outstanding hostsuch a beautiful area and wonderful hoststhe house is exceptional the design the decor and the host were all amazingthe moore family are also great hosts that go above and beyond to make your stay even better
Feel absolutely inspired in Providence by staying at this cute apartment hosted by Tara. The place is filled with art, garlands, and all things that are chic and quirky. Hold your horses, though; this humble home isn’t exactly a treehouse, but the cozy nooks inside will definitely make you feel like you’re in one. Four guests can comfortably stay at this home, which features a deck with a hammock that overlooks the tree-lined neighborhood. A full kitchen is available at the property too.
The Magical Treehouse in the CityProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewstara's place is beautiful and cozy we absolutely loved the deck and the balconythe apartment is a gorgeous dream filled with beautiful artwork and tons of fun little eclectic touchesthe kitchen is fully equipped the shower is excellent and the bed is comfortablethe kitchen was great and had everything we neededit is exceptionally clean and homeythe place was also really very cleanwe loved this space great energy stylish clean and tara was easy to reach and really friendly
Host:tara is a thoughtful host who really wants to her guests to enjoy themselvesvery responsive and hospitableRead more reviewsgreat location in federal hillthe location is perfect close to everywhere we wanted to go and downtown providence) the apartment is also in a good location very close to lots of great restaurants and shopsspotless and very comfortable the location was outstandingtara's place is a joy
Located between Newport and Narragansett in a picturesque part of Rhode Island is this great launchpad for exploring the nearby historic sites, farms and beaches. This property, which is among the best Airbnbs in Rhode Island, is also a short drive to the beach, Providence, Newport/Jamestown and the Willet Free Library. You can also get around by walking a short distance to the public bus stop and to trains at either the Wickford (MBTA) station or Kingston (AMTRAK). The guest suite in the barn is equipped with a coffee pot, a refrigerator and a microwave. In addition to this, guests get a bathroom with a large shower stall and a bedroom with a queen size bed. Bikes, boogie boards and beach chairs are also provided.
Farm on the Coast - Near NewportSaunderstown, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room heated up nicely as well which was great for how cold it was outsidethe space is beautiful and comfortable with many thoughtful details that made it specialthe bed has heated pads which is a great bonus during the winter highly recommendit was very enjoyable waking up to the horses outside the roomthe place is very comfortable and with all the essentials and very quietvery clean and beautiful propertymo's place was clean cozy and quaintthe place was very clean and just what we neededthe place was clean and quiet with a peaceful energyit's was private clean comfortable and in a beautiful area 10/10
Host:mo was a wonderful hostmo was an amazing host and offered so many great recommendationsmo is a gracious and attentive hostnot to mention she was an excellent and responsive hostmo was super communicativeRead more reviewsthe location was greatperfect location as it was a few miles away from newportsuch a cute place private and beautiful locationgreat location off the busy roadsso adorable and awesome location for a weekend trip
One of the best Airbnb rentals in Rhode Island, if you’re looking for a place with mesmerizing views, is Ross House on Block Island. This ultra-modern home with two bedrooms on the cliff of Mohegan Bluffs boasts high ceilings, all custom-made to bring in the sunlight and wind breeze from the ocean. The kitchen features tall French doors that open right into the cliffs, providing an unobstructed view of the crystal waters and blue skies. Get the party started in Rhode Island by staying at this property that comfortably accommodates groups of up to seven people.
Ross HouseBlock Island, Ri, United States
Top guest reviewsthe views are stunning and the outdoor shower is fantasticas mentioned the outdoor shower on an urban tree grating next to a wild scrubby hedgerow is fantasticoutdoor shower ocean views privacy beautiful designthe room was very comfortable & we had our own private bathroom as wellthe space is unique and comfortable and there are many gems to be found and made your ownhouse clean and well organizedthe outdoor shower is perfect very clean lovely details & so peacefulthe bedrooms are very comfortable & the bathrooms have a clean modern feel to themthe house is super solid super clean and appropriately minimalisticthe house was in great condition and clean
Host:ken was an excellent hostken is a perfect hostkenneth was a great host as wellkenneth was a great communicative host tookenneth built the house himself and was a wonderful hostRead more reviewswe loved the location most of alla striking beautiful home in a dramatically gorgeous locationthe house had a great locationthis place is amazing because of its secluded cliff location and the house built upon itit was truly an oasis and a great place to go to get away from it all
Located at the centre of historic downtown Newport, this property is a 15-minute walk to the start of the Cliff Walk (with the famous Newport mansions on one side and the water on the other) and a 5-minute walk to the ferry. You can also walk to Goat Island, Jane Pickens Theater, Brick Market Place, restaurants on the marina and more. Visitors get a private sanctuary in the middle of Newport with red oak floors and an open-plan, kitchen-dining-living area. The kitchen has high-quality cookware and the bed is sure to provide a comfortable night’s sleep.
Luxurious Getaway Downtown NewportNewport, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsif you think you might like to watch the smart tv local news channel don'ther condo is very modern and supremely comfortablethe condo was extremely comfortable and well equippedthe kitchen was sleek and modern and parking was easier than anticipatedgreat central location clean and modern great amenities new high quality kitchen and bath appliances and finishesvery clean modern and comfortablecondo was very cleanthe condo was impeccably clean and stylishly decoratedvery clean looks exactly like the picturesthe place is super clean and absolutely beautiful
Host:host was very responsivekaren was a awesome hostfirst karen was a great hostwonderful host and great place to staykaren is super quick with her responses and an excellent hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectperfect location everything you need in walking distancespacious condo in a great locationabsolutely amazing location right in the heart of newportperfect location and town
Aside from a full bath and shower, outdoor patio, heating lamp and more, you can have a relaxing night’s sleep here thanks to Egyptian cotton sheets and a memory foam mattress. There is also a private courtyard for relaxing and beach towels, robes and phone chargers are all provided for guests.
Lafayette Place /Beaches Newport, URINorth Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room was perfect for the two of uswe did encounter slight issue with tv and getting reception but everything else was perfectthe place had so much room for storage which kept the place feeling so nice and openit is very clean and organized placenicely decorated clean and many thoughtful touchesit is clean and cozy nicely decoratedthe house is clean the surroundings are nice and quieta great place to stay very clean and quiet
Host:the owner was enthusiasticshe is a wonderful host and very responsivejane is an awesome hostjane was a great hostjane is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsjane’s place is well located and very well maintainedjane's place was perfectly located for our quick trip to rhode island for a weddingjane’s place is an ideal airbnb for lodginggreat location for reaching everyplace in rihad a great stay here wonderful location and would definitely recommend
This property is in a wonderful neighbourhood within walking distance to the beach, restaurants and shopping on the pier. A good blend of privacy and space is offered here and there is also a kitchenette with coffee, tea, snacks and some appliances. After a long day of fun, you can get a good night’s sleep on the queen size beds. Guests get to entertain themselves with the Smart TV (Netflix is included), as well as WiFi. The apartment has central air-conditioning and an electric fireplace.
The Palm TreeNarragansett, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe furnishings are comfortable and thematically pleasingmy 16-old-son praised the strength of the wifi and was pleased that the apartment had netflixcooking outside in the yard is very easy if you are comfortable with a charcoal grillthe kitchenette is perfect for breakfast and lunchthe palm tree is a very cute second floor apartment with a private entrance and drivewayso clean and comfortablevery clean great for uppaula's place was clean and comfortablethe living room and bedrooms were a bit dusty so could use a deeper clean one daythe apartment is clean and cozy
Host:she is a lovely host and was easy to reach by phone call and textshe is very helpful and if you have any questions she will have the answerspaula was a caring and attentive hostpaula is the perfect host and very knowledgeable about the areathe unit is within the owners home but they absolutely respect your privacyRead more reviewscute place close to the beachlocation is great very close to the beachwe loved being close of everythingwithin walking distance of a restaurant and a short drive to good shoppingwonderful space close to everything in narragansett
Situated on the west side, near downtown, this home has a bedroom decorated with Japanese woodblock prints and was built by the president of Gorham Silver Company in 1870. It is a Victorian house with many paintings, statues of Buddha, huge antique copper bathtubs and ceramic tiles that depict Mary, creating the feeling of being in a great museum. The home also has stained glass windows as well as a deck and a rose garden.
Bedroom In a large Victorian HomeProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsimpressive rooms exquisitely prepared breakfast and lovely catschip provided a light breakfast and had delicious french press coffeei felt welcome the pictures are accurate and breakfast was deliciousbrownies on the table when i arrived late were delicious also stephenthe bed was comfortable and chip was communicativethe place was clean and interestingour room was clean and the bathroom was beautifulchip's house is amazing our room and bathroom were clean beautiful and welcomingit is incredible how chip keeps this huge house full of stuff so cleanthe house is exactly as depicted on airbnb and spotlessly clean
Host:thank you for you hostgreat choice highly recommend the host is very nicechip was a great host with a charming homechip was a great host attentive and flexible to our requestsamazing genuine host with great concersarionRead more reviewsnot really a family location but a good place for an adventureyou couldn’t ask for a better location to see providencewonderful location and the house is an absolute gem will definitely stay here again if i'm ever backdon't let the neighbourhood put you off; it was well worth the visitin general we loved staying chip's place
This mesmerizing lavender farm stay is nestled in the heart of South Kingstown. Ideal for couples or small groups, this luxurious home with reclaimed ceiling beams has one bedroom and can sleep up to four guests. The bedroom has an insanely stunning view of the lavender field that’s sure to put a smile on your face every morning. Designed with exquisite Italian granite selection and other carefully curated items from all over the world, this home screams rustic elegance throughout.
Lavender Farm Private Luxury SuiteSouth Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe view of the lavender field from the living/dining room is gorgeous(the most comfortable mattress i have ever slept on )the suite has a great kitchen incredible bathroom and wonderful furnishingsyou can watch your favorite tv shows and movies on the tv in the big roomthe space was beautiful and extremely comfortableeverything was spotlessly clean and brand newvery clean rustic and all around an amazing place to staythe place was extremely comfortable and cleanvery comfortable and cleanit was sparkling clean and as a bonus - when you return home everything smells of lavender
Host:wonderful host and a wonderful stayhost was easy to communicate with as he lives on the propertyhost was very nice and made us feel comfortablehenry and his staff are friendly and helpfulhenry was an amazing hostRead more reviewsclose to beaches amazing getawaya perfect get away close to all the beacheswe loved our stay at lavender farms the location is beautiful and easy to accessit’s a perfect location for serenity and easy travel to everything you’ll needlocation location location lavender waves farm is a beautiful private farm just minutes from public beaches in matunuck
Stay warm with the woodstove in this cabin and cook with the gas stove. You get direct access to the lake and nice views from the deck as well as the use of the silverware in this cabin on a private island. There’s a rowboat included, as well as solar lights and skylights. Guests have many sleeping options here with two single cots, a queen size bed and a bunk bed.
Rustic Private Island Cabin on LakeGlocester, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviews) eight beds (made upon arrival) a couch and board games - a huge upgrade to our expectationsouthouse has only the basics: toilet hand sanitizer & mirrorsgreat amenities beautiful house comfy beds and a perfect surroundingperfect mix of the comfort of real beds with the feeling of campingperfect little island with great beaches and clean waterit could have been more fun if place was more cleanwe brought dry ice this year in our coolers which helped keep food cool for a longer timethe island is gorgeous water was clean
Host:dot was very responsive whenever we had any questionsdorothy was a great host - flexible friendly and quick to respond with detailed responses to our questionshosts are very friendly and are there to help if you need anythingdorothy was a great host that provided easy check-in and check-outeveryone we met there was extremely helpful and hospitableRead more reviewsit was the ideal retreat location for our teamthe location hands down was gorgeousan amazing person and beautiful locationthe location was beautiful and the cabin was well keptall in all this place is perfection
Built in 1869, this historic and unique Airbnb in Rhode Island is spacious, has great decor, wonderful views and high ceilings. You can bunk down and watch some Apple TV and cool down with the air conditioning units in the bedrooms. West of downtown Providence and in the middle of the Armory district, you can reach the zoo, shopping spots and parks in 10-15 minutes. There is also easy access to public transit from here.
Located in the Jewelry/Knowledge district, this loft is a brisk walk or short drive to downtown Providence with easy freeway access and an hour’s drive to Boston. There are also restaurants a block or two away. The neighbourhood is safe and quiet and the neighbouring hospital/garage complex is guarded by 24-hour security personnel. Guests get to lay their heads down on the sofa bed or the king size bed. There is also a bathroom with double sinks and a walk-in shower, as well as a living area with a huge fireplace.
This property features large, open spaces with lovely architecture reminiscent of the 19th century. Set in a quiet neighbourhood with a park down the street and a Walgreens down the block, there is a decent number of nearby shops and the property is very spacious. Guests get extra blankets, one large common area, four bedrooms, Internet and more.
Historic Edgewood Carriage HouseProvidence, Rhode Island, United States
This second-floor apartment is spacious, clean and has a private entrance. Situated a short walk to the downtown area, The Herreshoff Marine Museum is close by and getting around is easy, as the location is perfect for exploring Bristol as well as the surrounding area. Visitors can access the ocean and also take the bike trail that goes into Providence. Get a good night’s sleep on the queen size bed and guests can even use the largest room in the apartment to practice meditation, as it has been set up as a meditation space, equipped with meditation cushions and yoga mats.
A Seaside Meditation SanctuaryBristol, Rhode Island, United States
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable and the a/c necessary with the mugginessjoan’s sanctuary was lovely there’s plenty of space and it’s quite comfortableceramic trivet collection line the top of the kitchen walls so wonderfuli especially enjoyed the meditation room where i meditated every day and utilized her mindfulness librarytv only has 12 channels but internet works very wellthe bathroom was also very clean and the towels niceextremely clean as wellthe space was clean and affordableeverything in the place was clean and tidyjoan’s place is clean bright and well maintained
Host:she was the perfect hostshe was so kindjoan was a great hosthost very responsive and helpfuljoan is a great hostRead more reviewsthe location is perfectgreat location in a quaint and interesting townwonderful location and delightful hostessa great location in a lovely neighborhoodgreat find close to town
Culture by the coast
From nature to culture and more, Rhode Island has so much to offer. If you’re trying to find an Airbnb in Rhode Island that is beachfront or a short walk to the beach, check out the list above. Plan your trip today!
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