9 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sewanee, Tennessee - Updated 2022

airbnb sewanee tn

Sewanee, otherwise known as the home of The University of the South, is a census-designated place in Franklin County, Tennessee, the United States. Sewanee is also a part of the Tullahoma, Tennessee Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is around one and half hours drive away from Nashville and an hour’s drive from northwest of Chattanooga. In Sewanee, a majority of the population is students. The school is a world-class liberal arts college and it produces many scholars. If you are visiting a friend or a family member who is studying at the University of the South, or if you are attending a university event, here are the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Sewanee, Tennessee.

1. Historic Sewanee home (from USD 378)

When visiting Sewanee, be surrounded by Mother Nature. This historic fairy-tale-liked home is situated on campus and it is also located in a peaceful and quiet neighborhood. The fairytale home is two stories high and it accommodates up to about five guests, making it perfect for families or with a group of friends. You will not have to worry about how much you need to pack as the house has everything you need to stay in comfort. The amenities include complimentary WIFI, bathroom essentials, a TV, kitchenware, and a backyard where you can run around. Consider staying in this home in style.

Fairy-tale historic Sewanee home (on campus)
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
41 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds and furniture are comfortable
the kitchen has all necessary to prepare meals at home plus a great choice of coffee makers
rooms to read play board games exercise and rest
centrally located home on sewanee campus with character and clean minimalist decor
jason was an excellent host
jason is a good host
jason is a very responsive host
overall a great stay and a great host
jason was very accommodating and easy to work with
truly a lovely home close to trails
fantastic house in a great location on campus in sewanee
wonderful home walking distance to everything on campus
the location is great jason communicates proactively and is so responsive to questions
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2. Fully updated vintage airstream (from USD 85)

Want to make your stay a bit more interesting? Consider staying in a campervan, a vintage 1997 Airstream. This campervan accommodates up to two guests and it is located on the forest campground. It is also conveniently located near the mountain getaway. Furthermore, it is just a short drive from the university campus and a few minutes’ walk from Natural Bridge State Park. The campervan includes basic amenities like toiletries, kitchenware, and a TV. It also provides BBQ utensils for you to enjoy an outdoor BBQ grill. Furthermore, there is a range of DVDs during your stay. Feel free to exchange some DVDs with your fellow campers.

Airstream #97 at The Grove
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
116 reviews Superhost
Camper/RV 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even though the toilet and shower are across the green space our stay was pleasurable
the bed was comfortable once we added a few blankets to stay warm
everything was very clean
it is clean and well-decorated
quaint quiet and very clean with great attention to detail
the bath house was stocked and clean as well as the restrooms
very quaint place thoughtful touches and very clean
host was super nice
jayne the host was incredibly helpful and kind
the hosts were so quick to respond and easily accommodated us
jayne is a super friendly and thoughtful host
jayne is a wonderful host she has thought of everything you might need
great location for social distance travel
awesome place very fun retro vibe makes for a unique lodging experience
this place is a hidden gem so ridiculously cute with all kinds of special touches
the airstream at the grove was a fantastic place to stay
a great place to relax and kick back with friends
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3. Quaint detached cottage (from USD 150)

This beautiful and stylish detached cottage is just a few minutes’ walk from the central campus. This accommodation houses up to two guests, making it perfect for couples. If you are a hiking enthusiast, this cottage is close to a few trails like the Perimeter Trail. It is also perfect for visiting Morgan’s Steep, where you can hike to the top of the cliff. The accommodation includes basic essentials like free WIFI, toiletries, kitchenware and many more. There is also a backyard where you can run around. However, this accommodation does not have a TV, so be sure to bring your phone or laptop.

B Cottage
160 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the walden meets post modern decor and the incredibly comfortable cloud like bed
the b cottage is a beautiful cozy place that's perfect for a visit to the mountain
the living space and bedroom are both stylish and comfortable
very clean and uncluttered
very clean and comfortable
clean quiet and comfortable
clean space and nice touches
quiet clean and peaceful retreat
the hosts are very responsive
thank you for being a wonderful host buck
the hosts are friendly and unintrusive
the hosts are very kind and thoughtful
owners are wonderful and so helpful
great location for a weekend exploring the university
very nice space and close to central campus
the cottage's location was perfect
very close to everything and the bed was super comfy
easy to walk anywhere on campus
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4. Spacious family home (from USD 543)

This large and spacious house can accommodate up to 10 people, making it perfect for a large group of the family. The house is perfect for hiking enthusiasts or for nature lovers as it is situated near trails. It is just a stone’s throw away from the Parallel Trail and just a few minutes’ walk from the Perimeter Trail. Furthermore, it is around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the heart of the university campus. The house has all the amenities that you will need, like complimentary WIFI, a TV, basic necessities like toiletries, kitchenware and many more. You will definitely feel at home in Sewanee.

Trails' Edge, Close to campus & beautiful hikes!
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
very clean and comfortable also very close to great hiking trails
the house is beautiful spacious and in a quiet cul-de-sac
lauryl was a wonderful host and even offered to stock requested items in the fridge for us
beautiful home close to the university campus
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5. Rustic cabin in tranquil location (from USD 130)

Feel comfortable in this rustic cabin accommodation. The house can host up to two guests. It is just a very short distance away from the university campus and downtown Sewanee. The amenities include complimentary WIFI, bathroom necessities, TV with Roku, kitchen essentials, and many more. The house has a beautiful patio, so you can book and enjoy Mother Nature around you. Who knows, you might spot a deer or two! You will feel at home in this lovely little cabin.

Cabin 111 - the best in location and comfort!
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy with an absolutely gorgeous back yard deck and patio
the cottage was quiet and comfortable and had everything i needed
enjoyed having cable tv with lots of channels which i haven't normally gotten at other locations
comfortable bed great ac walking distance to everything
this cottage is quaint comfortable and conveniently located
very clean and nice
neat clean and cozy
the cabin is clean comfortable and well-furnished
very lovely clean and beautiful place to stay
the cabin is clean and has just what you need
the host is incredibly responsive to emails
i’ve never had an airbnb host be so accommodating and responsive
we loved going to the blue chair and meeting the owners and ellis
great location wonderful host and very comfortable cabin
host (susan) was very friendly and made check in and check out process very easy
the location is amazing
great location on university avenue
the location is ideal
great location and great accommodations
great cabin in the perfect location
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6. Charming pocket-friendly cabin rental (from USD 125)

Calling all nature lovers! Consider staying in this cabin. This small and unique rental accommodates two guests. This cabin rental is a stone’s throw away from the university campus and a few minutes’ walk from downtown Sewanee. The accommodation includes complimentary WIFI, TV with Roku, and many more. There are also hiking opportunities nearby.

Cabin 222: the best in comfort, location, & value
127 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a lovely patio area with chairs tables and umbrella
nice wood floors comfortable bed mini fridge microwave nice little bath with shower
this cabin was wonderful and plenty of room for the two of us
we were upgraded to the larger cabin 111 which was very comfortable and charming
reasonably priced comfortable cozy i will definitely be looking to stay again in the future
it was clean and comfortable
clean neat and comfortable
it was spotless and comfortable
the cabin was spotlessly clean and very quiet
the cabin was quaint clean and full of charm
great hosts too
susan is a great host
it was cozy and the hosts were helpful
susan is the best host you can imagine
a very kind soul
a cute cabin that is centrally located on campus and within walking distance to eateries
great location and well appointed
perfect location and the cutest cabin
wonderful location for sewanee’s campus
we love the location and the property
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7. Sewanee castle room (from USD 85)

sewanee castle room
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This private room accommodates up to two people. The rental originally served as a boarding and guest home. Currently, it extends its guest service to visitors attending university events. The amenities include free WiFi, TV with cable, kitchen space with kitchenware, a backyard, and many more. Furthermore, the host will also provide you with breakfast during your stay. The facilities even include gym access. Consider having a BBQ in the backyard too to complete your Sewanee experience.

Sewanee Castle Room-- sleep like royalty.
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
7 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
great hospitality loved the friendly dogs
very comfortable space with friendly hosts
super neat place with amazing location and two sweet precious dogs
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8. Homely private room (from USD 86)

First built in 1872, this comfortable room is conveniently located near the central university campus. The amenities include basic necessities like complimentary WiFi, a TV with cable, a fully equipped kitchen, toiletries, and many more. This house is available and perfect for visiting alumnus, parents, and guests of the University of the South.

Sewanee-comfortable Lavender Room
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room/house was just as described and the bed was very comfortable
both a charming and comfortable place to stay
the bed was comfortable and i loved hearing the rain on the metal roof at night
this private room in an old sewanee home was clean and quiet
accommodating and friendly hosts
welcoming gracious hosts
the host and her home made this an outstanding experience
like having adorable host parents perfect for sewanee alumni
susan was a good host
close to fantastic restaurants
great stay great location on campus
great location right next to the school
susan is fantastic great location
great location for sewanee visitors
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9. Rental near downtown Sewanee

Need to have a very brief getaway? Consider staying in this rental that is located near the heart of the university campus and downtown Sewanee. The accommodation is an addition to the host’s house. Furthermore, it is just a few minutes’ walk from the Mountain Goat Trail. The house welcomes university visitors. The accommodation can house up to four guests. Amenities include complimentary WIFI, a refrigerator, a microwave, silverware, toiletries, and many more. Breakfast is also included during your stay. You will feel at home in this lovely rental.

Linda-land on the Domain, Sewanee
Sewanee, Tennessee, United States
37 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is large with many thoughtful touches
lots of funky art to enjoy and explore in the room
linda’s place is clean and inviting and in a beautiful setting
everything was clean and there was food coffee (with fresh milk) and sparkling water available
linda is a great host
the host provided helpful directions for finding the location
the decor is fun and inviting and linda is a great host
charming and comfortable linda is a flexible and gracious host
great location walking distance to campus
great walking trail near by (less than 1/4 mile
perfect sewanee location for eccentric couple close to everything bed is very comfortable and thoughtful touches
very quiet and very comfortable bed
if you like art you might want to check this place out
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A unique experience

If you are visiting a friend or a family member at The University of the South or you just need a short getaway, Sewanee welcomes you with open arms. Consider staying in either of the Airbnb vacation rentals that are listed above. Each of these Airbnb vacation rentals offers unique experiences when you stay in Sewanee, Tennessee. Moreover, they are also budget-friendly. Relax and unwind in this quaint destination.

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