Roswell, New Mexico, is a city famous for a unique reason: the Roswell UFO Incident. In 1947, a US Air Force weather balloon crashed near the city–however, ufologists claim that the crash was an alien spacecraft and that the government covered up the incident! Roswell still attracts UFO and alien enthusiasts who love to explore the ufology museums, alien-themed iconography, and gift stores that sell tons of items with little green men. The city as a lot to offer so whether you are intrigued by UFOs or are traveling to the area to partake in the city’s other attractions, read on for our picks of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Roswell, New Mexico.
1. Cozy country residence near a dog park (from USD 92)
This cozy home has a country feel but boasts proximity to all the amenities the city has to offer. It has a nostalgic feel with lots of pretty antique furnishings inside. Outside, there is a spacious yard with some animals that will make it feel even more rustic. There are a few chickens and even a rooster and several outdoor cats! The rental is pet-friendly and there’s room in the yard for your dog to run around as well as a dog park across the street.
Aunt Wawa's Home! c. 1900Roswell, New Mexico, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the beds were amazingly comfortablejanet and tom go the extra mile to make you comfortabletom and janet have put a lot of effort into making this a comfortable place tocute homey cottage with comfy beds all the amenities of home and a great locationstaying at tom and janet’s home during our cross state move to texas was incredibly restful and cozy
Cleanliness:clean and tidy placeeverything was clean and incredibly homeyso clean and comfy and cuteso clean and a great valueclean and lovely home
Host:the hosts are wonderfulsuperb host and awesome roswell hideawaygreat hosts and good peoplethey are very welcoming and hospitablefriendly people who give the place a great deal of attentionRead more reviews
Location:super cute space in a very convenient locationsweet cozy place located minutes from main streetit great location a cute little house very nice and quieta cute and cozy place to staygreat location and very kind couple
2. Charming getaway best for couples (from USD 107)
This charming cottage is the perfect pick for a couple looking for a romantic rental! It is perfectly sized for two guests, with a kitchenette where you can prepare coffee, drinks, and simple meals. The cottage is located downtown so you can easily walk to nearby restaurants for a date night out. Relax in the small patio out back, which has a whirlpool perfect for soaking after a long day exploring. Or, pamper yourself even further by booking a couple of spots at a nearby spa, where guests get a discount on massages, a steam room, and other treatments!
The Palace Cottage w/private Hot tubRoswell, New Mexico, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cottage is nice and cozyit have a comfortable bed couch breakfast table microwave refrigerator and pretty much everything you'd needgorgeous space comfortable clean and great amenities would definitely book againthe space is perfect with a small seating area and a vintage bathroom with a soaking tubbed was amazingly comfortable jacuzzi bathtub was perfect
Cleanliness:clean and perfectly quietsuper clean and cute roomnothing fancy but the place was clean and the hot tub was nicebrenda was very polite the place was very clean with a nice showerthe jacuzzi tub was great and the outdoor hot tub was amazing hot and clean and private
Host:brenda is a great hostbrenda was a fantastic hostbrenda was also a great hostbrenda was a nice host and responded quick to our messagesbrenda is a friendly thoughtful host who will make you feel welcomeRead more reviews
Location:the location perfect; its private and tucked away but close to the middle of towna great location quiet and privategreat stay at a cute spot that’s close to everything in roswellif you’re looking for the ideal location within walking distance to everything this place is perfectthe location is private with secure parking and easy access whenever you choose to check-in
3. Cozy farmhouse with hot tub (from USD 125)
You’ll feel right at home in this spacious and bright farmhouse rental! The home has room for up to six guests spread out over three bedrooms. There are also two full bathrooms and a full kitchen with all stainless steel appliances. The home is ideal for couples, families, or groups of friends and it even has a two-car garage. You’ll also feel nice and cozy inside in front of the fireplace or relaxing in the hot tub.
Bussell's Cozy Charming FarmhouseRoswell, New Mexico, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:the place was super clean nice and spaciousthe place was very clean and comfortablethe house was very cleanthe house was very nicely decorated and cleanvery clean and in a nice part of town
Host:a great place to stay with a very helpful ownervanessa was a great host and the place was sparkling cleanRead more reviews
Location:very nice place i will be staying again next time i come to town
4. Historic abode with great amenities
This lovely home is nearby New Mexico Military Institute, making it a perfect option for families visiting college students. It is fully refurbished inside and has all the amenities you need to feel at home. The appliances and cabinets in the kitchen are brand new and ready for cooking meals if you don’t want to go out to restaurants. There’s also a brand new central air-conditioning system to keep you cool no matter what the New Mexico weather.
3 Bedroom 2 Bath Near NMMI in Central RoswellRoswell, New Mexico, United StatesSuperhost
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Host:chris was very accommodating accessible and responsive at all times
5. Stunning home with tons of character
This amazing home looks straight out of a fairy tale! It has a gorgeous stone exterior and a lush lawn with several trees for shade. There’s also a brick patio with seats right off of the master bedroom. The home has two other bedrooms which can host a total of seven guests. It has all the amenities you’ll need for a short- or long-term stay such as a fully equipped kitchen and a brand-new washer and dryer. Right across the street is Cohoon Park and you’ll also be close to tennis courts or golf courses if you feel like getting active!
Gorgeous 3 Bed 2 Bath, Historic Downtown HomeSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the house was very comfortable and updated
Cleanliness:the house was clean and enjoyableawesome stay house was adorable and very cleanchris is a very courteous host clean cut and professional easy to talk tospotlessly clean and comfortable and this home was the perfect size for our group of 5spacious clean well appointed but uncluttered (unlike many air b&b places)
Host:this roswell home was absolutely beautiful and chris the owner was very accommodatingboth chris and his son billy were wonderful hosts and responded promptly to our requestsRead more reviews
Location:nice location across from a parkthe location was perfect as we were across the street from a park with walking paths and beautyoverall wish we owned this place back homeif you plan to come to roswell this is a great place to stay
6. Freshly remodeled home
This Airbnb is as elegant as a hotel but with the privacy of a vacation rental! You’ll have the entire home to yourself and it comes with room for three guests. There are one-and-a-half bathrooms so it won’t be so crowded. You can also spread out in the living area and sit at the dining room table for meals or coffee. There’s even a fenced-in patio space so you can enjoy the outdoors!
Grand Estates (Fully Furnished)Roswell, New Mexico, United States
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Cleanliness:very clean well located placeRead more reviews
Location:location is in a good place relative to either hospital
7. Spacious property in the historic district
Up to eight guests can stay in this lovely home, making it ideal for large families or groups of friends. It has a lovely interior with large windows that let in lots of sunlight. There are lots of spaces to gather or spread out, like a full kitchen, a living room, and a dining room with a large table. The location is just steps from downtown so you’ll be within walking distance from lots of restaurants and even the convention center.
Spacious downtown historic district sleeps 8
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Amenities & Room:large comfortable many supplies and amenities availableenjoyed the air conditioning since we stayed during the summer and roswell gets hot
Cleanliness:clean n ckmfy very spaciousvery clean and central locationthis is a great vacation spot very comfortable and clean
Host:peter is an excellent host always ready to helphost was great lives right night door and available if neededpeter was great thanks for hostingRead more reviews
Location:nice clean place and located in a great place in towngreat location very clean great hosts and comfortable beds
8. Mid-century modern executive home
Transport yourself back to the mid-1900’s by staying in this stunning mid-century modern home! It has an elegant exterior with brick walls and sloped roofs. The interior is also gorgeous, with high ceilings and large windows. It has a unique design with wood-paneled walls and a huge stone fireplace in the living room. There’s room for up to six guests and plenty of space to relax inside or in the huge fenced-in backyard.
Custom Mid-Century Modern Executive HomeRoswell, New Mexico, United States
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Amenities & Room:the beds were perfect and plushthe bed was so comfortable and the linens were plushour family of 6 was very comfortable in the housebed setup is very nice and crispvery spacious space with everything you could need for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:bathrooms clean and spaciousthe sheets and towels were soft and cleanvery spacious and clean spacethe house was clean and comfortablethe house was clean and we enjoyed the tea cookies left out for us
Host:our host was a great communicator and awesome and providing travel tips thank youanne was a great hostthis house was absolutely perfect great host and just an overall great place to stayshe gave us a lot of helpful and family friendly reference things to do* plenty of room* very responsive hostRead more reviews
Location:great location very quiet neighborhood fantastic houseits pretty quiet in the neighborhoodwe loved the house location decor and all the special touchesbut i think our favorite little thing was the walking trail near the housewe would recommend this place
9. Cute Southwestern home with a nice yard
With a sunny yellow stucco exterior, this Airbnb is a quintessential Southwestern home! The interior is bright and airy and there’s room for up to five guests. It has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay including a nice yard outside. The home is located on a quiet street, but it’s within walking distance of downtown Roswell and its dining options and attractions like Cohoon Park and the Historical Museum.
The Mustard House, 1 Queen, 2 Twins, 1 BathRoswell, New Mexico, United States
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Amenities & Room:we enjoyed two comfortable nights at the mustard housewe stayed for a week and we appreciated how the kitchen had the basics we needed
Cleanliness:super clean and comfortablecharlotte's place was very clean and nice to stay atvery clean and kitchen had everything we neededgreat home very clean comfortable and convenient locationthe house was very spacious and very clean
Host:we had quick responses and friendly hostshosts were super great and quick to reply when i had any questionsthe hosts were very responsive to questions and had very clear notes for us when we arrivedthe host is fantastic i would definitely stay here again & recommend to othersenjoyed the hosts very much we got the chance to meet at a local music venueRead more reviews
Location:great location quick access to downtown and main streally great little house in a great locationclose to downtown but on a nice quiet streetwe enjoyed walking the recreation path through the park and walking to dinnercharlotte’s place was gorgeous nestled in a quite neighborhood but close to restaurants and attractions
A city for those with their eyes on the skies
Aside from its UFO fame, Roswell is also visited by those who are interested in rocketry and aerospace engineering. The city was where Robert Goddard, one of the pioneers of spaceflight, did much of his rocketry work in the 1930s and you can see a recreation of his work at Roswell Museum and Art Center. You can also learn more about Roswell’s involvement with aviation and spaceflight at the Walker Aviation Museum. No matter why you’re visiting Roswell, you’re guaranteed to have a good stay at one of the Airbnbs on our list.
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