10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Richmond, Kentucky - Updated 2023

Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 

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.

1. Stylish and spacious home in the south (from USD 64)

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 Deck
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
265 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds perfect amenities and a great selection of tv
very clean and tidy always quick responses when needed
good location to everything we needed
this is a beautiful house in a great location
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2. A charming Richmond room for two (from USD 95)

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 Street
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
181 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beautiful newly renovated apartment was as perfect as it seemed online
the apartment is very close to some cute shops and an amazing coffee bar
this was my second stay at andrew's beautiful group of 1st rate apartments
the complimentary quiche was our dinner on arrival and breakfast on departure
fabulous five day stay in the (blue water) apartment
everything was very clean
immaculately clean modern comfortable place
super clean and feels like it was just updated
beautifully decorated and very clean
very comfortable clean you won’t be disappointed
the host was very responsive and gracious
andrew was a great host quick response
amazing place and great host
the owner andrew was the most thoughtful and gracious host
andrew is a very thoughtful host and very hospitable
the location is amazing
great location and easy parking
downtown was a short walk away with nice spots to enjoy
it is a wonderful place located in a great area
the location is perfect for walking around richmond
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3. A spacious ground floor apartment (from USD 85)

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 Apartment
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
205 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the backyard patio is great for sitting out and having dinner on the patio table
thai smile was a great dinner purdy's coffee had a great breakfast and drinks
its dry and the kitchen and bedroom window allow in natural light
the bed is very comfortable and there is a nice fan with a filter in the bedroom
plenty of space for us to do our work and the bed was comfortable
very clean cozy and quiet place
the apartment was very clean and cozy
it was clean comfortable and private
the space was very clean & had everything we needed
the apartment was very clean and and cozy
hosts were very responsive
hosts are awesome and accommodating
the hosts are wonderful people and very welcoming
laura and john were amazing host
laura was a great host
great location and very spacious
nice place close to town
the location to eku is perfect and downtown richmond is very close
the location is very good too
it’s a great location
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4. A cozy cottage in the village (from USD 104)

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, LLC
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
house is spotless and charming
extremely clean and comfortable home with a ton of charm and porch swing
very clean had snacks and felt really safe
harold’s house is charming and spotless
clean and tidy and tons of character
a great host & a great house
attentive host with a beautiful home
the kind neighbor added a special touch
this is one of the best airbnb properties i've ever stayed at and the host is equally amazing
this is a great place to stay had everything our family needed and harold is a great host
harold’s place is charming spacious perfectly located and a pleasure to stay at
great location on main street and much more enjoyable than staying at some standard hotel
snacks galore location is close to lots of cool restaurants and coffee shops downtown
this is the perfect place to relax
great place to enjoy morning coffe
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5. A luxurious space for two (from USD 100)

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 / North
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
132 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a gorgeous apartment with lots of light and tons of space
decor was classy and functional with plenty of room for two
the (hidden by airbnb) home play and chrome cast tv made entertainment so easy
very clean and spacious
it was clean and stylish
the apartment is sparkling clean
so clean and stylish very nice updated and modern space
the apartment was beautifully decorated and very clean
the hosts were super responsive and very nice
the owner( andrew ) was very helpful and did everything possible to make our stay hassle-free
perfect location for walking anywhere in the downtown area
great place to stay centrally located for hiking
great location for downtown richmond and eku
great location in the heart of downtown richmond it’s stylish comfortable and a great place to stay
the location is great for visitors to richmond eku or travelers on 75
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6. A fiery room for two at the Tenant House (from USD 95)

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 / South
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this time i even used the fireplace - a cozy touch in an already cozy and comfortable place
very clean modern comfortable yet luxurious
the space was beyond clean as well as stylish
beautiful clean and thoughtful touches throughout
the apartment is stunning tastefully decorated and exceptionally clean
this unit was very clean and nice great hosts we will stay again
this super host is amazing
andrew and rachel have been wonderful hosts
andrew (and his co-host rachel) were excellent hosts
the location is wonderful
an absolutely lovely place right in the heart of town we will definitely be back soon
the location is amazing andrew is an amazing host
our stay was wonderful all the extra touches and location mixed with the price was amazing
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7. An elegant room in a bed and breakfast (from USD 999)

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
3 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
it is beautiful clean and timeless
the host richard and his wife rita were so welcoming and shared the home's history
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8. A football-themed room in the Richmond suburbs (from USD 40)

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, KY
Richmond, Kentucky, United States
34 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean good communication and friendly
scott's place was very clean and hospitable
the whole house was clean and the bedroom and bathroom were private clean and comfortable
the room is private and clean
his place is very clean and comfortable
host was very nice and helpful
scott was the perfect host
laid back and friendly guy and i had a great stay
it is an good place for the money on short term
it's a great place for someone traveling through
really nice house scott is a great host good location and pretty neighborhood
everything was exactly as advertised scott’s home was immaculate and the location was perfect for a visit to eku
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9. A romantic room with a queen-sized bed

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 States
74 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is exactly like the pictures and it’s about 5 minutes away from the interstate
laura and john have a nice cozy and quiet place
the beautiful classic four-post bed was super comfortable
their kitchen was a nice communal space and their dog was a sweetheart
very quiet and the bed is beyond comfortable
clean and cozy
the space was very clean
other than that sparkling clean place and a cute dog
clean comfortable bed and quite
their guest room though tidy was impeccably clean comfortable and well-appointed
they are excellent hosts
very friendly hosts lovely house
laura and john are great hosts and their home is lovely
friendly and helpful hosts great home and a sweet pup
they were very hospitable and eager to offer suggestions about local restaurants and recreation
the location was great for me
very hospitatible couple with environmentally friendly location
great location in relation to i 75 and many restaurants in close proximity
very friendly and generous people comfortable house a short walk from main street in richmond
great space with great people lots of super nice touches and you can't get closer to the eku campus
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10. Stylish modern loft in the heart of town

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 Richmond
238 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
new furnishings and huge big bed
beautiful space the pictures are very accurate and the bed is a dream
everything was clean and better then expected
it was clean and impeccably decorated
the space is beautiful and clean
andrew’s place is beautifully decorated very clean and very comfy
a clean quiet environment looks exactly like the pictures everything was perfect
andrew was a great host and very responsive
perfect location great host and space was even nicer than expected
andrew was very kind
walkable to downtown but also quite and pretty enough to feel like a retreat
a great place to stay in richmond
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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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