Richmond is a city rich both in history and opportunities for leisure. It sits just an hour’s drive away from Lexington and is home to almost 40,000 people. The downtown area is lined with historical buildings, many dating back to the 1800s. You can shop in the boutique stores that can be found in these buildings. The shopping district immediately south is filled with more contemporary options if you want something more familiar and modern. Most of the homes on this list are built upon old Victorian-style homes and can provide you with the perfect base camp for your vacation. We’ve selected the 10 best Airbnb vacation rentals in Richmond, Kentucky, just for you. Keep reading to find out more about these great accommodations.
Prepare to be pampered by over 1700 square feet (158 square meters) of premium space, complete with your own private entrance, when you book this home. This place can accommodate up to seven guests in three bedrooms, one of which is a dedicated kids’ room. The house makes nice use of wood - you’ll see it on the furniture, the flooring, and the outdoor deck. No shortage of modern amenities here, too, with Wi-Fi, a TV, a sound system, and a whole host of kitchen appliances ready for you. Other touches that add value are games, toys, and even TVs in the bedrooms. Completing this space is a large roof deck, where you can have a great time unwinding and bonding with loved ones.
Main/Top Floor of House - 3br, 2ba, & Upper DeckRichmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscomfortable beds perfect amenities and a great selection of tvvery clean and tidy always quick responses when neededRead more reviewsgood location to everything we neededthis is a beautiful house in a great location
Your accommodation in this brick home is going to be memorable for you and your partner. Greeting you upon entry is the spacious common area filled with modern furniture and a large TV, all laid out on the classic hardwood floor. You get your own private bath to stay fresh and clean and a spacious, well-equipped kitchen with nice touches such as an induction plate and a microwave. To keep you cozy during your stay, a whole host of other amenities such as central heating, air-conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi access, are all ready and waiting. Lastly, if you have a car, you can park it in the large garage beside this wonderful historic home.
East Unit Apartment in Historic Tenant House on Main StreetRichmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe beautiful newly renovated apartment was as perfect as it seemed onlinethe apartment is very close to some cute shops and an amazing coffee barthis was my second stay at andrew's beautiful group of 1st rate apartmentsthe complimentary quiche was our dinner on arrival and breakfast on departurefabulous five day stay in the (blue water) apartmenteverything was very cleanimmaculately clean modern comfortable placesuper clean and feels like it was just updatedbeautifully decorated and very cleanvery comfortable clean you won’t be disappointed
Host:the host was very responsive and graciousandrew was a great host quick responseamazing place and great hostthe owner andrew was the most thoughtful and gracious hostandrew is a very thoughtful host and very hospitableRead more reviewsthe location is amazinggreat location and easy parkingdowntown was a short walk away with nice spots to enjoyit is a wonderful place located in a great areathe location is perfect for walking around richmond
Sitting right by the downtown area, this apartment for two is great for those seeking convenience and comfort. You get your own secured entrance and the unit itself has wooden floors that add to the classic feel of the home, especially when you watch your favorite show on the TV. A personal kitchen awaits your next cooking session and is complete with all the appliances and utensils you’d need. Sleep well in the large bed with a thick mattress that’s covered in a large comforter. The bedroom is filled with tasteful art pieces and paintings that add a romantic vibe to the room. This home is the ideal place for your honeymoon here in Richmond.
Spacious Downstairs ApartmentRichmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe backyard patio is great for sitting out and having dinner on the patio tablethai smile was a great dinner purdy's coffee had a great breakfast and drinksits dry and the kitchen and bedroom window allow in natural lightthe bed is very comfortable and there is a nice fan with a filter in the bedroomplenty of space for us to do our work and the bed was comfortablevery clean cozy and quiet placethe apartment was very clean and cozyit was clean comfortable and privatethe space was very clean & had everything we neededthe apartment was very clean and and cozy
Host:hosts were very responsivehosts are awesome and accommodatingthe hosts are wonderful people and very welcominglaura and john were amazing hostlaura was a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location and very spaciousnice place close to townthe location to eku is perfect and downtown richmond is very closethe location is very good tooit’s a great location
If you want a comfy family outing, this home is a great place to set up as your base. The entrance is lined with a well-kept lawn and some pretty flowers, and the front door accentuates the house’s charm. With two bedrooms and one bath, the home can sleep up to five guests comfortably. Family-friendly is the theme here, with two unique dining areas and a living area filled with vintage chairs. There are some nifty additions here, too, such as exercise equipment in each bedroom, elaborate ceiling lights, solid wood floors, and even a washer and dryer for more convenience. Finally, the sprawling yard with a pond and a seating area is the cherry on top of this classic home!
Great older home by Raydarr Properties, LLCSuperhost
Top guest reviewshouse is spotless and charmingextremely clean and comfortable home with a ton of charm and porch swingvery clean had snacks and felt really safeharold’s house is charming and spotlessclean and tidy and tons of character
Host:a great host & a great houseattentive host with a beautiful homethe kind neighbor added a special touchthis is one of the best airbnb properties i've ever stayed at and the host is equally amazingthis is a great place to stay had everything our family needed and harold is a great hostRead more reviewsharold’s place is charming spacious perfectly located and a pleasure to stay atgreat location on main street and much more enjoyable than staying at some standard hotelsnacks galore location is close to lots of cool restaurants and coffee shops downtownthis is the perfect place to relaxgreat place to enjoy morning coffe
This rental is meant for more youthful and energetic couples, thanks to its bright colors and plenty of natural light radiating throughout the room. The bedroom itself has carpets and decor that reflect this vibe too. You get your own bath, stocked with all the toiletries you need. The shared spaces such as the living area, the kitchen, and the laundry room are spacious and large enough for both guests to use without issue. Situated beside the basement laundry room is the recreation area where you and your partner can converse and unwind. The home sits right across the road from the visitor center so this home is the perfect base camp for your weekend in town.
Luxury on Main / NorthRichmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthis is a gorgeous apartment with lots of light and tons of spacedecor was classy and functional with plenty of room for twothe (hidden by airbnb) home play and chrome cast tv made entertainment so easyvery clean and spaciousit was clean and stylishthe apartment is sparkling cleanso clean and stylish very nice updated and modern spacethe apartment was beautifully decorated and very clean
Host:the hosts were super responsive and very nicethe owner( andrew ) was very helpful and did everything possible to make our stay hassle-freeRead more reviewsperfect location for walking anywhere in the downtown areagreat place to stay centrally located for hikinggreat location for downtown richmond and ekugreat location in the heart of downtown richmond it’s stylish comfortable and a great place to staythe location is great for visitors to richmond eku or travelers on 75
For more romantic couples, this place is perfect for a honeymoon or a weekend escape. Intense red and orange highlights can be seen on the textiles and artworks here. The marble-tiled kitchen adds a luxurious element to the place and the dining area is just as well-decorated. The lounge has a fireplace and a TV, perfect for winter or movie date nights. Your bedroom comes with a thick mattress and comforter so a good night’s sleep is assured. Lastly, you can enjoy a morning coffee on the back patio and enjoy socializing with the other guests of this apartment complex.
Luxury on Main / SouthRichmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthis time i even used the fireplace - a cozy touch in an already cozy and comfortable placevery clean modern comfortable yet luxuriousthe space was beyond clean as well as stylishbeautiful clean and thoughtful touches throughoutthe apartment is stunning tastefully decorated and exceptionally cleanthis unit was very clean and nice great hosts we will stay again
Host:this super host is amazingandrew and rachel have been wonderful hostsandrew (and his co-host rachel) were excellent hostsRead more reviewsthe location is wonderfulan absolutely lovely place right in the heart of town we will definitely be back soonthe location is amazing andrew is an amazing hostour stay was wonderful all the extra touches and location mixed with the price was amazing
Located in the middle of town, this house is difficult to miss with its eye-catching classic architecture and large stature. This historic lodge is decorated with elegant antique furniture, very much like a classic Victorian mansion. Your room, which can hold three guests, is a tribute to the old country lifestyle, complete with sturdy wooden floors, nice furniture, and a beautiful light setup. The king-sized bed, a TV, and the chairs are the main show of this large room. You also have your own private bath, along with access to common areas such as the dining hall and the entertainment room. You will feel like royalty in this grand lodge.
Hunter Room - The Bennett House Bed & Breakfast
Top guest reviewsit is beautiful clean and timelessRead more reviews
Host:the host richard and his wife rita were so welcoming and shared the home's history
Sitting near the town’s shopping district is this room for two inside a large suburban home, which boasts a brick exterior and a load of lush amenities for your comfort. Your bedroom comes with a large TV with Wi-Fi access for binging shows on Netflix. You’ll also see many football-related items, as the host is a huge fan of the sport. The common living area has giant couches with cup holders, perfect for having a beer while watching Sunday Night Football. A full kitchen, complete toiletries, a yard with a patio and seating area, and a parking space complete the rest of the amenities of this nice weekend getaway.
Nice home in Richmond, KYRichmond, Kentucky, United States
Top guest reviewsclean good communication and friendlyscott's place was very clean and hospitablethe whole house was clean and the bedroom and bathroom were private clean and comfortablethe room is private and cleanhis place is very clean and comfortable
Host:host was very nice and helpfulscott was the perfect hostlaid back and friendly guy and i had a great stayRead more reviewsit is an good place for the money on short termit's a great place for someone traveling throughreally nice house scott is a great host good location and pretty neighborhoodeverything was exactly as advertised scott’s home was immaculate and the location was perfect for a visit to eku
If you want to be more environmentally friendly during your vacation in Richmond, this green home is the right spot for you and your partner. The home has a garden filled with flowers and herbs that add plenty of life and color. The fittings and furniture of the place add to the place’s charm. In your room, you have a large queen bed and nightlights as well as a vintage dresser to store your clothes. You can help yourself to coffee and tea in the kitchen, which is complete with all the cooking equipment you need for making meals. A TV and large couches fill the living area, with board games serving as extra means of entertainment. This house is within walking distance from parks and the downtown area, convenient for exploring Richmond.
Cozy Private Room by EKU, two parks, and I-75!Richmond, Kentucky, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe room is exactly like the pictures and it’s about 5 minutes away from the interstatelaura and john have a nice cozy and quiet placethe beautiful classic four-post bed was super comfortabletheir kitchen was a nice communal space and their dog was a sweetheartvery quiet and the bed is beyond comfortableclean and cozythe space was very cleanother than that sparkling clean place and a cute dogclean comfortable bed and quitetheir guest room though tidy was impeccably clean comfortable and well-appointed
Host:they are excellent hostsvery friendly hosts lovely houselaura and john are great hosts and their home is lovelyfriendly and helpful hosts great home and a sweet pupthey were very hospitable and eager to offer suggestions about local restaurants and recreationRead more reviewsthe location was great for mevery hospitatible couple with environmentally friendly locationgreat location in relation to i 75 and many restaurants in close proximityvery friendly and generous people comfortable house a short walk from main street in richmondgreat space with great people lots of super nice touches and you can't get closer to the eku campus
Young professionals are well-suited to this home, which is full of modern furniture and designer pieces. The whole loft is meant for two so privacy is assured. The single bedroom is kept minimal but has a large TV, a queen bed, and sturdy furniture to make you feel at home and have a restful sleep. Other amenities you have access to during your stay are another large TV, an open kitchen with smart appliances, Wi-Fi access, and even large couches. Lastly, the addition of wooden floors, lampshades, and sliding doors help the home feel warm and homey, which is perfect for unwinding after a long day exploring town.
Stylish one bedroom loft in downtown RichmondSuperhost
Top guest reviewsnew furnishings and huge big bedbeautiful space the pictures are very accurate and the bed is a dreameverything was clean and better then expectedit was clean and impeccably decoratedthe space is beautiful and cleanandrew’s place is beautifully decorated very clean and very comfya clean quiet environment looks exactly like the pictures everything was perfect
Host:andrew was a great host and very responsiveperfect location great host and space was even nicer than expectedandrew was very kindRead more reviewswalkable to downtown but also quite and pretty enough to feel like a retreata great place to stay in richmond
Richmond, a historic town in the Bluegrass State
The downtown area is this city’s pride and joy with loads of historical value. The beautiful homes here are an extension of that as well. The nearby parks and lakes provide great relaxation areas for you and there is no shortage when it comes to shopping options either. If you want to visit a great historic town or escape from the urban grind, Richmond is a great option for your next vacation.
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