Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Rochester, New York - Updated 2023

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From a modest town known for being the biggest producer of flour in the country, Rochester has developed into a flourishing city popular for its festivals, performances, and vast parklands. It is located near a myriad of natural tourist attractions, including Lake Ontario and the Genesee River. Whether you are touring independently or with a special someone, friends, or the whole family, this city is a great destination as it offers a range of places and activities. You can drop by and explore the numerous museums, such as The Strong Museum and George Eastman Museum, or Seneca Park Zoo. To start off your itinerary, scroll down for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Rochester, New York.

1. New York-style apartment near Park Avenue (from USD 107)

What used to be an old warehouse has been converted into a one-bedroom, New York-style apartment. It features hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, a tall ceiling, a tankless hot water heater, and a large walk-in shower. The living room comes with a flat-screen HDTV with broadcast channels and wifi. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed, two dressers, a dressing mirror, and a huge closet. The kitchen has a stove, oven, coffee maker, and refrigerator.

The home is only a short walk away from the Park Avenue area and its various shops, restaurants, and attractions.

🌆⁶Modern Loft Style on Monroe by Downtown Park/Ea
Rochester, New York, United States
44 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's nicely decorated the wifi is good and so is the tv
well stocked kitchen and bath as well as extra bedding if needed
pull out sofa bed was a great concept for movie nights with your family or loved ones
it's spotlessly clean and well maintained
the place was super clean
super clean and spacious can’t wait to come back
beautiful home sparkling clean with great location
clean and comfortable in a convenient location
the host was very responsive and provided help when needed
the hosts were friendly and responsive
adalquis was a great host
very responsive and respectful host
he is incredibly responsive and an attentive host
the location is a bonus
close to many great restaurants and attractions
it is located close to downtown and within close proximity to most of the attractions in rochester
the neighborhood is very cool and vibrant with tons of restaurants within walking distance
this unit is in a great location well equipped comfortable bed and quiet
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2. Studio rental perfect for students and working professionals (from USD 73)

Featuring stainless steel appliances and luxury vinyl plank flooring, this one-bedroom studio offers a spacious, clean, and comfortable place to stay. The kitchen has cooking utensils, a drip coffee maker, a microwave, a refrigerator, and a stove. The owner also supplies the pantry with coffee, olive oil, salt, and pepper for your convenience. There is a high-top table where you can eat your meals or do some work, perfect for students and working professionals. There is a coin-operated laundry facility in the basement as well.

Nestled between South Marketview Heights and Neighborhood of the Arts, the studio is only a walking distance away from Main Street Armory, Rochester Public Market, and many other restaurants and attractions.

Newly Renovated Studio - South Marketview Heights!
Rochester, New York, United States
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a quaint and lovely studio perfectly comfortable for a few nights stay
but the building and apartment also seemed to have an intrinsic layer of security
very clean and modern
apartment was very clean fresh minimalist and neat
this was a super clean studio
very quiet personal parking for my car very clean and comfortable
it is cozy and very clean
the host was super amazing and super friendly
the owner was wonderful nice and responsive
this was so helpful and we really appreciated her hospitality
desiree was a welcoming and accessible host
the hosts are helpful and communicative and most importantly they leave you alone
the location was great close to all the local restaurants and attractions
beautiful stay walking distance from down town food & entertainment
great location in rochester - close to the public market and plenty of good restaurants and bars
this is a wonderful place which is in walking distance to local restaurants and museums
great taste in interior design and love the location
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3. Comfy loft in the heart of East End (from USD 117)

Located in the heart of East End, this one-bedroom loft offers convenience and easy access to the city’s best restaurants, shops, and entertainment centers. Equipped for both a short and long stay, the loft is furnished with an HDTV, a king-sized bed, a workout room, and a dedicated workspace. The kitchen features a refrigerator, microwave, stove, coffee maker, and dishwasher for convenience. There is 24-hour customer service and cleaning available.

The loft is only a short walk from several shops, restaurants, and attractions like Murphy’s Irish Pub and Axes and Ale’s.

Beautiful Luxury Loft in the Heart of Roc City • King Bed and Work Desk Near Park Ave
Rochester, New York, United States
117 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
modern comfortable furnishings and free parking inside premises was very convenient
airbnb was clean and true to pictures
abraham was very responsive and made sure you felt at home
easy check in/out process and communicative host
:) abraham was super responsive during our stay
central to downtown and many great restaurants
this place was great location location location
great location and studio is as described
this location has everything you could ever want it’s perfect
in the heart of rochester you can’t pick a better location
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4. One-bedroom apartment with an old aesthetic (from USD 85)

This one-bedroom apartment describes itself as having a lot of charm and maintains an old aesthetic as demonstrated by its wood floors, spiral staircase, and other furnishings. The kitchen has a refrigerator, a microwave, an oven, a stove, and a dishwasher. There is also a TV with standard cable and a dedicated workspace. For those bringing their families, you’d be happy to know that the property has a Pack ‘N Play, children’s books, and toys.

Located along the Genesee River, the home is close to downtown and the South Wedge.

Historic Home by UofR,Apt 1 is Charming & Private
Rochester, New York, United States
401 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our apartment was stunning as was the property
a beautifully restored home true to its origins yet completely comfortable with wonderful details to create comfort
the back apartment (where i stay) is very private comfortable and convenient
the bed was comfortable and the neighborhood quiet and safe
will definitely book again when we need some extra rooms
the place was super clean and was very beautiful
their place was very clean and cozy
place was very clean
the apartment was clean and tidy
the apartment is nice and clean
great apartment with responsive hosts
great space and responsive hosts
the hosts provided excellent communication
the hosts were very responsive for our safety request for night lights
the place was amazing so was the host
the location was excellent
great location and cozy space
great location and beautiful home
good location for evening out and for walking
beautiful apartment in a great location
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5. Cozy studio in Rochester's cultural center (from USD 85)

Located in the cultural center of Rochester, this cozy studio apartment offers easy access to many attractions as it’s only minutes away from several coffee shops, bars, and restaurants.

Able to accommodate up to two people, this studio comes with a king-sized bed, a TV with standard cable, and wifi connection. There is also a kitchen that comes with a stove, an oven, a freezer, and a refrigerator. To top all of this off, the apartment allows guests to bring their pets at an additional cost.

Cozy Vibrant Studio - Perfect for long term stays
Rochester, New York, United States
91 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
everything was clean
place was clean and cozy exactly as advertised
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
i don’t think his cleaning crew do the cleaning he would like them to do
great value clean comfortable
the owner is very responsive to any questions or concerns during your time in rochester
pet friendly and affordable
stephen is an attentive host who will be certain you have what you need
steve made my stay that much more enjoyable he was a great host and communicated well
stephen was very responsive and quick to answer any of my questions
great location and cozy stay
great easy check in and convenient location
good location close to downtown in a nice neighborhood within walking distance to places to eat and local attractions
greta value and location highly recommend
great location excellent alternative to a hotel
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6. Lovely brick house with fast fiber optic internet (from USD 130)

This accommodation can be your home away from home. Besides the neat and charming interior, the interesting collection of books, artworks, and even pottery can be a great delight for your eyes. If you plan to do some office work while on vacation, worry not because this house is equipped with fast fiber optic internet. Its artfully decorated rooms can take in up to six guests. Moreover, it is situated in a peaceful and friendly neighborhood in Swillburg, close to various restaurants, bars, and shops.

Eclectic 2-Bdr House in Swillburg/South Wedge
Rochester, New York, United States
226 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture and artwork come together nicely and the bed upstairs is super comfortable
there's even a small backyard with table and chairs for enjoying the sun
the beds were super comfy and everything felt really cozy
the beds were comfortable with attractive linens and numerous pillows
great stay beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was fully equipped
very clean and comfortable place
it was very clean and cutely decorated
very nice everything was very clean and comfy
it’s also very very clean
her house was very clean warm and beautifully decorated
anna was a great host
she was super responsive with any questions etc
anna was very responsive and knowledgeable of the area
our host anna was very responsive and accommodating
host was very easy to contact
location is walkable to a bunch of cool spots and right across from a cute little park
comfortable and great location would definitely recommend
it is in a nice location not far from downtown
we enjoyed the location on a quiet street with a cute little park out front
the location is perfect with many shops in walking distance
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7. Spacious home with free private parking (from USD 153)

Are you visiting Rochester with the whole family or perhaps a large group of friends? Search no further because you can stay at this three-story home equipped with various amenities that can take in up to fourteen guests. Besides that, you don’t have to worry about parking because they have free private parking for five or more cars. It is ideally situated just blocks away from the hospital, university, and many shopping and dining options. Note that there should be no parties or gatherings inside the property.

✨Spacious✨ Steps to Strong/UofR by Airpt/Dwtn /RIT
Rochester, United States
145 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable
very clean and nelissa has terrific communication
very clean and set up good
all areas were clean and new
super clean and comfortable for a family of four
easy check in and clean
the owner was very helpful with any issues we had and very quick responses
nelissa was an outstanding host and very responsive
nelissa is a lovely host who is incredibly responsive and wants to make sure that her guests are comfortable
nelissa was very responsive and everything went smoothly during our stay
nelissa was very responsive to questions
location is great close to restaurants
in an outstanding location
location was great and quiet neighborhood
great location very spacious and comfortable layout
the location is on a gorgeous street close to a few bars and restaurants
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8. Comfortable apartment with covered front porch (from USD 120)

This tastefully decorated home with open flooring, high ceiling, and large windows can be your comfortable haven when you visit Rochester. Its cozy rooms are enough to house four guests. When the weather is favorable, you can lounge or read a book on the accommodation’s covered front porch. Within walking distance are several museums, restaurants, theaters, breweries, and bars. It is important to note that since the property is shared, pets, smoking, parties, events, or loud gatherings are not allowed here.

Downtown Rochester Retreat - King Bed, Parking
Rochester, New York, United States
277 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the king bed was so comfortable and the couch was great to lounge on
home was nicely decorated and had a comfortable couch w/ a smart tv
the bed was also amazingly comfortable
the bed and linens were incredibly comfortable
a beautiful home tastefully decorated comfortable (and (website hidden by airbnb) was 8 degrees outside )
house was clean and salma had great communication
place was very clean and comfortable
it is clean safe and quiet
beautiful and stylish space very clean and comfortable
apartment was super clean spacious and thoughtfully decorated
salma is a super host
she is definitely a great host
always great service and helpful thank salma
salma was a very responsive and communicative host
salma was responsive and flexible with my changing plans
fantastic place close to downtown
perfect location close to everything
location was great and close to everything
great location in the nota
the location is in a beautiful neighborhood and is close to everything
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9. Attractive studio with balcony (from USD 74)

This lovely studio situated in a historic neighborhood in downtown Rochester is great for couples or those traveling alone as it can take in up to two guests. You can drop by and appreciate the scenic views in the Genesee River or eat out at various restaurants around the area. With its ideal location, you can also conveniently go to the biggest summer festival in Rochester, which is the Corn Hill Arts Festival that happens on the 13th and 14th of July. Note that there are other unit rentals in the building, so you will have to share the laundry in the common hallway.

Awesome Studio w/Balcony Parking Perfect Location
Rochester, New York, United States
466 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen amenities loved the balcony
great kitchen amenities and the balcony was a great place to eat dinner and drink coffee
the apartment has a lot of amenities and well prepared
amenities were great and the bed was so comfortable
anya's air bnb was extremely comfortable stylish and clean
very clean and unique place
it was a clean and calm environment
stylish and very clean i recommend
super clean and cute space
clean quiet and very good value
host was a great communicator
the owners are attentive and fast responsive
anya was a great host
the host was very understanding and nice
look no further this place and the host was perfect
the location was perfect and close to everything
great location and wonderful neighborhood
great location and comfy apartment
anyas place was perfectly located
very cozy cute place
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10. Charming townhouse with central heating and air conditioning (from USD 91)

If you are visiting Rochester, you can consider staying in this fully remodeled and cozy home that can house six guests. It has a well-stocked kitchen, adequate bathroom facilities, and a cozy living room and bedrooms for your comfort and relaxation. Besides that, there are several restaurants, coffee shops, tea bars, and dessert places within walking distance. Note that bringing pets and smoking are not allowed.

Fully Remodeled, Charming Victorian Home
Rochester, New York, United States
179 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they left an easy-to-follow guide of things to do/wifi which was useful
the bed is super comfortable and there is plenty of closet space
lots of space and a well stocked kitchen make for a comfortable stay
the bed was extremely comfortable with foam type bedding and pillows
the beds were very comfortable
the apartment was clean and inviting
this place is exactly as listed clean and cozy
the house is clean
this is a clean large space in a quiet neighborhood
it is well equipped clean and comfortable
alyssa was great host very welcoming great hospitality
alyssa is a very gracious host
the hosts were very friendly and thoughtful
great stay with great hosts
alyssa is a great host
the location is also great
great location large living room
great spacious location in a nice neighbourhood
location was awesome and close to genesee river parkway restaurants and downtown
great place in a nice location
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11. Kiwi Cottage (from USD 151)

This fully renovated cottage is built to provide a cozy and convenient stay for up to six guests. With an aesthetic color scheme, unique art and floor rugs, and clean surroundings Kiwi Cottage can be a great option for you. If you are touring with your family, you can enjoy a staycation because the house is furnished with various board and card games, books for adults and children, as well as a smart television complete with popular sites for streaming. You can admire the foliage, birds, and other wildlife such as fox, groundhogs, and deer in the backyard.

★Kiwi Cottage★Clean, comfortable, central★
Rochester, New York, United States
305 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
especially nice was the well-appointed kitchen with basics like ground coffee olive oil etc
we appreciated the open space downstairs the extra blankets and the easy to use tv
it appears to be recently and tastefully renovated with comfortable furnishings
the two bathrooms were great and the beds were comfy
excellent value spacious bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen
very clean and stylish place
nice clean comfortable accommodation in rochester
fantastic place very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and as pictured on the listing
the house is very clean and the beds were comfortable
kay was a wonderful host
host was top notch quick to help with any questions we had
thank you for being such a wonderful host kay
great host and comfortable accommodations
kay is a wonderful and attentive host
good location for our trip
beautiful location and location is extremely easy to commute from
this is a very cute house in rochester close to a lot of restaurants
location was real close to i390 so an easy drive to anywhere in and around rochester
good walking along the river very close by
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12. Quaint guest suite with a dedicated workspace

This cozy studio located upstairs in the host’s home is situated in a quiet neighborhood near Highland Park. Even if the accommodation is an extension to the owner’s house, it has a side entry staircase that goes directly to the guest suite. With its fully stocked kitchen and cozy living room furnished with an electric fireplace and entertainment amenities, you can have a convenient stay. Nearby attractions you can explore are Highland Park and The Strong National Museum of Play in downtown Rochester.

Rochester Studio in Highland Park
Rochester, New York, United States
95 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture was comfortable
the bed and couch were so comfortable
the fireplace/heater and heater in the bathroom were really nice touches
we enjoyed the hbo hookup on the tv and the little fireplace heater in the console
pros: it was a really nice apartment with a good amount of space
very clean and stylish
very clean and cozy
modern clean and centric place
the place was very clean and nice
the place was clean and well-appointed
the hosts were very responsive and kind
the hosts were very responsive to our needs
hosts are nice and they respond quick
check in is easy host is friendly
friendly and helpful hosts no complaints whatsoever
very close to the beautiful highland park
great location and comfortable bed
the location is great too
the location to everything we wanted to go see was good driving distance
the location was ideal for our visit with our kids
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13. Stylish apartment with patio

If you are scouring for a cozy, stylish, and clean rental in Rochester, you can try visiting this apartment. It has rooms that can house four guests, and it comes with a private entrance and a patio, as well. If you want to explore nearby attractions, just across the street, you can find a private beach where you can sunbathe, swim, or watch the sunset. Besides that, you can discover a large lake and a nice lakefront park within a block away.

PineappleROC Beach Bungalow at Lake Ontario
Rochester, New York, United States
97 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding are extremely comfortable
amazing amenities everything is really clean comfortable bed very good taste in decoration quiet and easy check-in
very clean and organized airbnb
the place is clean and cozy
cozy stylish and immaculately clean rental
joseph’s place is nice and cozy it is very clean it also smells clean
parking is easy and the space was very clean and modern
joseph was very responsive and a great host
joseph was highly responsive and was a great host we’d definitely recommend
i was able to have a relaxing weekend with great tips by the host
it's quiet private and the check-in process is easy with a very attentive fast-communicating host
joseph was kind enough to waive the pet fee for keeping us waiting
cute little place to stay near the lake
great location very private and quiet walking distance to local restaurants etc
super nice restaurant within walking distance
it is located in a very quiet and safe location as well
great space in a lovely location
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14. Stylish three-room suite with clawfoot tub

This beautiful three-room suite is inside an 1850’s Victorian mansion. Its well-equipped room is enough to take in up to two guests. A highlight of this accommodation is its expansive bathroom furnished with a shower and a clawfoot tub. Essentials such as towels and soap are also provided. If you want to scour the area, you can explore the river trails or visit nearby shops, restaurants, and cafes.

3 Room Suite in Victorian Mansion
Rochester, New York, United States
319 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch are super cozy and the bathroom is huge
they have made a great space that was quite comfortable and homey
this was a great place to stay nice big space comfortable bed and coffee for the morning
huge pretty bathroom with tub and shower
comfy bed i slept well and the clawfoot tub is a nice feature i used it
really clean and spacious
everything was very clean and organized
lots of charm very quiet and super clean definitely recommend
spacious & very clean
very clean and in a nice private neighborhood
i would recommend this to anyone staying in the area and the hosts were helpful and communicative
they are highly responsive when it comes to solving any small problems or answering questions
nice tv easy check-in and great host
they're great attentive hosts if you need them and you should find yourself having a perfectly comfortable stay
it's clean and the hosts and on site manager are really on top of any issues that arise
good location and neat house
the location was perfect for accessing downtown
what a great place and great location
great location close to a lot of great places in rochester
the character and layout of the property was everything to me location is ideal for various travelers
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15. Beautiful Victorian cottage with indoor fireplace

This renovated Victorian cottage is furnished with a deck, a fully equipped kitchen, and other helpful amenities. Plus, it is spacious enough to take up to five guests. Within walking distance are many shops, restaurants, and cafes. Its private backyard has a gas grill in case you want to enjoy some outdoor cookout. It is very worthwhile to stay here, especially if you want to explore Park Avenue, Rochester Public Market, and Cobb Hill, because the accommodation has an ideal location.

Cozy 2br Cottage Near Park Avenue
Rochester, New York, United States
211 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were super comfy
large dining table comfortable couch and huge tv
backyard with patio furniture comfortable beds and couches and a fully stocked kitchen for cooking and baking
the place had a good amount of room for the amount of people you could have there
this is a sweet little house with off-street parking a nice kitchen and bath and lovely back deck
clean and well appointed
the house was clean cozy and nicely decorated
great place to stay it is clean and quaint
a great place to stay clean and convenient
very clean nicely decorated (personalized but not to much
the host was very responsive polite and flexible
gus is a very nice host
gus was a great host
amazing host and wonderful house
he is a great and understanding host who responds to all your requests and messages
good central location
the location is an easy walking distance from many great neighborhoods
awesome location on a quiet street and a two minute walk to restaurants and stores
awesome location just a few steps from starbucks dogtown hans noodle house sushi
such a cute and cozy place
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Uncover what Rochester has to offer

Besides being prominently known for its rich and extensive music culture, you may be surprised by the numerous points of interest that are yet to be discovered in this city. With the attractions to visit and activities to try, your options are diverse, so you can find a thing or two to enjoy. Make sure to check out what Rochester has to offer when you visit.

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