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Top 10 Airbnb Accommodations In Seattle, Washington - Updated 2020

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The city of Seattle, Washington is highly regarded by many who visit and those who live there as a truly verdant metropolis in the Pacific Northwest. Overlooking Puget Sound, Seattle offers up a vast amount of experiences that appeal to anyone, and that goes for their neighborhoods as well. There’s a good deal of visitors who opt to make their stay more memorable by taking advantage of the numerous places to rent for their vacation. Within this article, we take a look at ten of the best places for vacation rental through Airbnb in Seattle.

1. Seattle Loft Guest House

This vacation rental is an intimate oasis in the Beacon Hill district, and is set up to accommodate two guests. The house is set on a larger property but it has its own yard complete with an outdoor patio and hot tub amid a manicured garden. Inside, the guest cottage is decked out with tall ceilings and a loft space with a queen bed. There’s floor heating included in the amenities that are offered, a washer and dryer as well as a fully-equipped kitchen with its own bar.

169 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests

2. Capitol Hill Bungalow

This bungalow-style home is tucked away in the northern part of the Capitol Hill neighborhood and was actually first built in 1923. It’s a choice spot for those who want to get around by foot, with two main parks nearby as well as a bevy of hip spots and bistros in the Broadway area. The streetcar and the light rail transportation systems are also accessible after a short walk. The bungalow can host up to five people, with two bedrooms including one in a loft that’s accessible by a ladder. The interior decor is cheerful, with cherry wood floors and plush sofas. In addition, there’s a modern-style kitchen and a standard amenities package along with a courtyard for guests to enjoy outdoor time.

Quiet Capitol Hill Bungalow with Loft
Seattle, Washington, United States
144 reviews
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

3. Airstream West Seattle

Those who have an eye for everything retro may delight in this vacation rental: an Airstream Flying Cloud camper that’s located in West Seattle less than 15 minutes from nearby Alki Beach. The camper is fixed up to hold about 4 guests and has a decor that takes influence from Southwestern motifs. The property also has a seating area for two people. There’s a fully equipped kitchen within with a French press set up, and the camper also has wireless Internet and a DVD player included with the other amenities.

Airstream West Seattle

4. Canton Building Loft

Visitors who decide to make this the place to stay while in Seattle will find themselves in a preserved piece of the city’s history. The Canton Building Loft dates back to the city’s early days and is considered one of the older of Chinatown’s last original structures before it became Pioneer Square. It’s a spacious place that can hold three guests between two bedrooms, retaining much of the hardwood interior along with high ceilings. There’s the usual array of amenities offered by the host, and guests can also take advantage of being close by public transportation.

Canton Building Loft

5. Ballard Backyard Cottage (from USD 92)

This petite cottage is located behind a large house in the Ballard neighborhood and is a good vacation rental for couples. It’s fronted by a lovely garden that’s well-kept by the hosts and easy to get to by a private walkway. Inside, the space is neatly presented with French doors that can swing open on warm days in the kitchen and common area. The cottage comes with the standard package of amenities, and guests are able to get to downtown Seattle in under a half an hour.

Private Ballard Backyard Cottage with Natural Light
Seattle, Washington, United States
353 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this cottage was amazing - private quiet a lovely garden view the bed was comfortable and firm
the cottage was super comfortable and impeccably clean with all the modern amenities you would need
such a cozy stylish comfortable space that feels like a second home :-) great location and wonderful amenities
the bed is incredibly comfortable
highly recommended bev and grant's backyard studio apartment in ballard is flawless
super clean and cozy
great space very clean and tidy
comfortable clean and very nice place to stay
it was incredibly clean and cute
the cottage is clean and truly a sanctuary
hosts were very responsive
she is an amazing airbnb host
the hosts are responsive and thoughtful
very sweet hosts emailed me to check in
very gracious hosts accommodating to the unforeseen friendly and professional
the neighborhood is really cool and close to everything
great space close to everything
within walking distance of some great restaurants
also awesome location in the ballard neighborhood with easy access to groceries and bus routes
nice place with a great location
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6. Heart of Seattle Condo (from USD 79)

This condo apartment is all about giving guests a rich Seattle experience, primarily due to its location right in the downtown area at a short distance from the Space Needle complex. The space is in a modern building, and can accommodate up to six guests at a time with one bedroom and sofa beds in the common space. The apartment is neatly laid out with a soft atmosphere that’s as chic as it is chill. The package of amenities offered to guests include wireless Internet as well as bathroom essentials such as towels. The condo is great for groups of friends traveling as well as families.

Elegant Condo in Heart of Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States
374 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a separate sleeping space kitchen and bathroom was perfect
the fan in the bathroom doesn't work which is good because it's covered in dirt
cute little cafes on the corners for eating breakfast and morning coffee
the condo itself was very clean and comfortable
very clean apartment and quiet area too
the room is big and clean
kumail's place was spacious and clean and his communication was great
bath was nice and clean except for the shower curtain which had pink mold all over it
the host was responsive to questions and concerns
kamail is a great host
kumail was a great host
he was super quick at responding back and was an amazing host
thank you for hosting us
close to nice restaurants and heart of downtown
location is great easy to walk to different areas
great location walked everywhere and close to so many greats restaurants
it’s in a great location close to everything
the location really made this place worthwhile
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7. Pike Place Market Downtown (from USD 194)

This sleek apartment is right in downtown Seattle near to the convention center in a high-rise building. The condo is spacious enough to accommodate up to five guests and was constructed with tranquility in mind, using the same quiet tech found in premium hotels. The aesthetic here is a polished one seen first in the lobby and brought more into focus once one steps inside. There’s a fully-stocked kitchen with a bar and a coffeemaker. As a bonus, there’s also a guest parking pass included in the amenities for those who may be renting a car during their stay as well as two roof decks that offer sweeping views of the downtown skyline.

Downtown Pike Place Market/Sea Conv. Cntr
Seattle, Washington, United States
193 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we also made use of the sofa bed and foam mattress both of which were comfortable
the place does not have air conditioning but it was not a problem for us
i was appreciative of the fact that coffee was provided as well as access to a full kitchen
we loved it here and were very lucky to have found mo’s place for a comfortable stay
if you are young and don't mind walking it is a pretty centralized apt
very clean and comfortable
communication was great and the place was clean
it was very clean and well kept
convenient and very clean
the condo was super clean and updated
the host was very nice and accommodating
mo is a great host
host was quick to respond and gave wonderful tips
moe was a great host and was always available to answer any questions we had
mo was a wonderful host and provided us with great food and sightseeing recommendations
the location is truly amazing and very central
great value and central location
mo's condo is located in a good location
location was nice most everything is within walking distance or a short ride
great location for walking around town
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8. Ballard Little House

Once a garage, this space has been converted into a tiny house and is nestled in a courtyard in the Ballard neighborhood. It can hold up to two guests, with a loft bedroom for comfort and a European-style bathroom. The interior style emphasizes comfort and openness throughout as seen with the doors that open from the living room out into the patio space. With regards to the amenities, there’s no TV but there is wireless Internet available as well as a free library that the host wants guests to make use of along with a BBQ grill on the patio.

"Little House" Living in Ballard
Seattle, Washington, United States
184 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was stocked with coffee cereal milk and snacks which was a thoughtful touch
inside the bed was comfy and there was a ton of natural light
if the bathroom has small hand wash sink and little mirror that will be perfect
there was a bunch of snacks on the kitchen counter which was a nice touch
the house is cozy and once u get use to the ladder it is great
the airbnb was clean and cozy
inside is impeccably clean and comfortable
it was extremely clean and had everything we needed
this tiny house was great clean quiet and fun space
it's clean cozy and has all the comfort you need during a stay
lovely little house and amazing host
ben is a great host and available for any questions or concerns
the host is available and helpful
ben was a great host and answered questions promptly
ben is a great host
location accommodations ideal for pleasure or business
ideal location to explore ballard
this place is conveniently located within walking distance to all the great restaurants and shopping in ballard
super cute & it’s in the perfect location in ballard
very nice bungalow home close to downtown and very close to other shopping/eating options
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9. Barn 11

This vacation rental is ideal for those looking for a rustic flair to the place they’re staying in once they arrive in Seattle. It’s located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, known for its down-to-earth sensibility. Once guests walk through the bamboo garden at the front, they’ll note the simplicity of the cabin’s layout. There’s a sofa that can be pulled out into a bed and a bedroom upstairs. Barn 11 also has a full kitchen on hand along with free wireless Internet and is close by many of the restaurants and shops that make the neighborhood one of Seattle’s most visited.

Barn 11 : Walk to Downtown Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States
214 reviews
Tiny house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning unit worked great we were more than cool enough in the middle of august
clean and comfortable the barn has everything you need including kitchen amenities and wifi
beautiful and cozy space in the heart of capitol hill
accommodation was clean and comfortable with all the amenities we needed
super clean and homey
very clean & safe
well appointed clean and warm
the space itself was clean and comfortable
clean and central
david is wonderful host
excellent service from the host
david is a wonderful host
owner and staff were great
the staff were courteous and respectful
the location was ideal
the location was great and it was very close to a metro stop
the location is amazing walking distance to a beautiful park and blocks and blocks of entertainment
perfect location to explore the city
great location and very unique space
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10. North Beacon Hill

This vacation rental is a private suite that’s geared for a cozy stay in a townhouse in the Beacon Hill neighborhood. Its location puts it less than fifteen minutes from the light rail and within a short distance from the downtown area. The place can host two guests in a luxurious bedroom replete with its own bathroom, and there’s a high emphasis on secure access. Guests staying here also have access to the roof deck and the garden during their stay.

Private Suite in Modern Home 2 miles from Downtown
Seattle, Washington, United States
315 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the patio off the room and the roof deck are great for a respite
comfortable bed and amazing views from the roof
the suite is light and modern with a great bathroom and lovely patio
also the private patio outside the room is lovely and the roof top is stunning
the private room is nicely designed and the outdoor terrace was a great touch
space was incredibly clean and modern
the place was clean and stylish
the apartment was very clean comfortable and stylish
the room was clean cozy and nicely decorated
the room was nice clean and modern
hosts were kind and thoughtful
friendly host and very accommodating
marvelous hosts they were so accommodating and thoughtful
great host would definitely recommend to anyone visiting seattle
johnny was a welcoming gracious host who provided many extras
the location is perfect
easy walk to the links rail system
not to mention the location was beautiful and the price was right
the location is great being 10 minutes to the docks and stadiums and easy access to the freeways
this was a very convenient location (extremely easy to get to international district/pioneer square/the market/downtown/capitol hill
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Postscript on picking the best Airbnb in Seattle

It’s not hard to come across some great Airbnb rentals when considering where to stay while in Seattle, Washington. A hearty communal spirit combined with a flair for the eclectic will steer some lookers to unique places. Whichever vacation rental that you may choose, you will definitely be in a place that will allow you to really absorb the best that the “Emerald City” has to offer.

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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