Adventure and the wild outdoors are just around the corner when you are visiting Seward, Alaska. Located on an inlet that is part of the Kenai Peninsula, the city is a popular stop for those who are planning to visit Kenai Fjords National Park or hike the surrounding areas and trails. The city gives visitors several opportunities to create unique trips and to experience the local wildlife from up close. Or, they can take advantage of tours that head out into the Kenai Fjords. Taking a stroll on a glacier, camping outdoors as the midnight sun shines down, and watching the northern lights are some of the other unique attractions in the area. Opt for a vacation rental on your Seward trip–with the flexibility afforded by a vacation rental, you can explore the area’s best attractions without worrying about hotel timings or cruise schedules. To find what made our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Seward, Alaska, continue reading.
Located behind the coffee house that has a long history in the city, this cottage is a private oasis that is removed from the tourist traffic. It has good views of the south side of the city and is newly constructed. Among the nearby attractions are Seward Harbor, the city’s main street, and Alaska Sealife Center. The cottage can accommodate two guests and has a queen-sized bed, while its amenities include a television, free parking, and a kitchen with a stove, refrigerator, and coffee maker.
Coffee House CottageSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is perfect for travelers with a mini fridge coffee maker electric kettle sink and dual cooktopthe interior of the cottage is very cute and cozybeautiful comfortable space with lovely amenities and right in the heart of sewardthe cast iron stove was easy to use late at night for a bit of toasty heatthe coffee house was warm and welcoming and considered to be the town's living roomso clean and cozyvery modern clean accommodationsit is very clean comfortable and beautiful placegreat clean covenient efficient spot in sewardeverything was so clean and organized
Host:awesome hosts and hospitalitymike and micheley are wonderful hosts with quick responses and made us feel welcomehosts are very helpful and responsivethe hosts were amazing and made sure that we had everything that we neededthe hosts were very responsive to my questions and gave thorough instructions for check inRead more reviewsgreat location to walk everywhere downtownwalking distance to everything even an easy walk to the dockslocation is perfect for strolling into downtownin a great locationclose to good food shopping and entertainment
With outstanding views of nearby Mt. Marathon, this apartment with one bedroom and two beds can accommodate up to four guests. Guests can walk to the downtown area of Seward city which is nearby and also to the harbor while trails leading up to Mt. Marathon lie nearby. Among the amenities available to guests are a television, free parking, a high chair, a workspace for a laptop, a dining area, and a fully equipped kitchen.
Taildragger InnSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewssimple amenities like the keurig coffee maker to the cool sink faucet made it very comfortable and uniquelovely small apartment with all amenities and very cleanit was the perfect cozy warm place to come back to after our rain-filled adventures in sewardwe appreciated the artwork and well-stocked kitchen where we happily prepared a few mealskitchen had everything and apartment had lots of little extras like games cards books etcvery clean and nicely decoratedvery clean and comfortablereally clean and comfortablethe house was very clean and well stockedthe apartment was clean cozy and well appointed
Host:jill is a good hostjill’s recommendations were really helpfuljill our host was welcoming and helpful with suggestions for activities and restaurantsjill and ron were great hostsjill and ronn are terrific hostsRead more reviewsnice place right near towngreat location and wonderful spacesuper rental great location in sewardclose to town and easy access parkingclose to everything and area information was great
This cabin is part of Mossy Spruce Lodging and is located in an area that is amongst the woods and just outside the city of Seward. While staying in a peaceful location, guests can drive to the city’s shops and other tourist hotspots such as the harbor, or visit restaurants within seven minutes. The cabin is newly constructed, has two bedrooms with three beds, and can accommodate up to four guests. A fire pit is available for guests. Other amenities include free parking and a fully equipped kitchen along with basic items for cooking.
Mossy Spruce LodgingSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsthe house was new modern and comfortable with all the amenities one could expectcozy and cute filled with charm and helpful amenities which made it feel like homecomfortable beds and plenty of linens blankets etc10min to seward amenities great homemade coffe cake treat for breakfast comfy beds and warm sheets wonderful hostthe two bedrooms one with two twin beds were really nicevery clean and tasteful decorwonderfully clean and stylish placeextremely clean and very comfortablethe place was extremely clean and well decorateda very nice clean cabin
Host:anna was a great hostanna was such a great hostanna is a great hostanna was accommodating and helpfulhost anna lovely and husband larRead more reviewsit has great locationmossy springs lodging was a fabulous place in a private yet close to town locationit’s location is great only a short drive to townwe loved the remote feel while still being close to townnice and close to town
This cabin is located a few miles outside the city limits and is situated near Lost Lake Trailhead which is an ideal spot for hiking. The large cabin is an excellent option for families. It can accommodate up to six guests in the three available queen beds. Among the amenities is a barbecue which is perfect for grilling and a fire pit. Free parking is provided on the premises and there is a kitchenette equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, and hot plate.
Australis Cabin - Private Cabin W/LoftSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable with individual sleeping for all 5 of usand the beds were super comfythe cabin was so cozy - the beds and bedding are soft and comfortablelovely cozy cabin a short drive from sewardvery clean and cozyextremely clean and comfortableexceptionally clean and beautifully decoratedit was very clean and comfortablethis cabin was sparkling clean with super comfy beds
Host:meegan is a awesome hostmeegan was a fantastic host and quick to respondour party of 4 enjoyed our stay and meegan was a great hostshe is so thoughtful and accommodatingmeegan was super helpful with anything we neededRead more reviewsthe location can’t be beat as it’s close to everything we love doinggreat location- quiet yet close to restaurants and shopseasy to follow instruction to the placebeautiful quiet location highly recommend itgreat location we enjoyed our stay
This cottage dating from the 1950s has been renovated with nautical-inspired décor and comes with several charming antiques. It is built to accommodate three guests or two adults and two kids. It is located within walking distance from the downtown area of the city, Two Lakes Park, and also the boat harbor. It has a fenced yard which provides the cottage with a good amount of privacy and facilities include free parking. A full kitchen with an oven and stove is available in the cottage along with dishes and silverware.
Coho CottageSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfortable and so many amenities were providedthe bed and the sofa bed were very comfortablevery cute and clean homethe cottage was so clean and decorated cute and also very quietclean and stylish 3 mins walk from the portit is extremely clean and you can't beat the locationyou can expect an excellent clean cute cottage perfect location i loved it
Host:jeri is a wonderful hostowner went out of her way to make my wife’s birthday a little more specialjeri was quick to responding and extremely helpfulthe host provided great recommendations for things to do in the area and was extremely responsivejeri was a great host and kept in touch to make sure we had everything we neededRead more reviewsperfect location- within walking distance of the townwell equiped and great locationa comfortable and well appointed space close to restaurants and shoppingsuch a cute place great location to anywhere in seward or surrounding areasjeri's place was so cute quiet street but walking distance to everything the house was perfect for two people
Vacationing in this cabin positioned near the Mt. Marathon trail gives you ample opportunity to head out on long hikes. The cabin is designed to accommodate up to four guests and is comprised of two bedrooms. It is also situated near shops in the downtown area of Seward while providing guests with a good amount of seclusion. It has a common area that features a living area while the kitchen is fully equipped to cook meals.
The Hali-hutSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsgreat space felt like a comfortable home for our vacation amenities location and cleanliness was superbbeds were very comfy would recommend for a short stay in townvery comfortable and quiet to come back to after exploring seward and the surrounding areasa beautiful property a great location with amenities that made for a very comfortable stayawesome place very clean quiet and convenient to everything we neededupon arriving we were greeted with a clean and well thought-out homevery clean with a nice kitchen and open living and dining roomthe hail-hut was cozy and clean and in a great locationthe hali-hut is clean and dakota is a very responsive host
Host:amazing hosts with quick response on any questionsdakota was easy to contact and helpfulhad some questions for the host and he was really responsivedakota is a great host and has a very nice placedakota was a great host i hope to be backRead more reviewswonderful location within walking distance of downtown sewardgreat location walked to downtown and several close hikes comfortable bedsuper location easy to walk to everything seward has to offercomfortable comfortable and a great location for the four of usgreat location for a stay in seward
Located among the wilderness surrounding Seward, this cabin is a prime pick if you want to experience nature while remaining minutes away from the downtown area of the city. The creek near the cabin is loaded with salmon and is a perfect spot for fishing. The interior of the cabin features a studio layout while the kitchen is fully equipped. An additional freezer is available along with a jetted tub for soaking and there is free Wi-Fi.
Creekside Seward Cabin w/ BBQ Fire Pit on 3 Acres!Seward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved our stay here cozy cottage with full kitchen supplies and an awesome jacuzzi tub
Host:greeted by the host to make sure we had everything we neededcliff was a great responsive host and made sure we had everything we neededRead more reviewswe slept so well in this quiet spot next to the river with a comfortable bed
Picking this rustic dome when you are vacationing in Seward allows you to experience off-grid living. The geodesic dome is located within the Camelot-by-the-Sea area. It is ideal for those who want a similar experience to camping as it is dry and does not have running water or plumbing facilities nor power connection. The cabin can accommodate up to two guests and there is an outhouse a short distance away, while a kitchen with stove and basics needed for cooking are provided.
Rustic Alaskan DomesteadSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsreally cute and cozy with a beautiful view of the forestthe lofted bed was super comfortable and there were a lot of extra blanketsgreat place comfortable spacious beautiful with lots of thoughtful toucheswe had an absolutely wonderful stay at "the dome" it is exceptionally cozy and full of character 10/10great secluded place to stay comfortable and cozybeautiful stay very clean and thoughtful touchesthe dome is nice and cleansuper clean with ample amount of waterthe bed was comfy and cleanthe domestead is really nice clean and a cool space
Host:host was pleasant and very helpfulsunrisa was an amazing hostthe host made sure we had everything we needed for an enjoyable staythat’s what i would expect i loved this place and the host is absolutely incrediblebeautiful domestead in the woods and very friendly and quick response from hostRead more reviewsvery quiet and relaxing locationclose enough to seward for easy access to everything without being right in the middle of townvery cute and quaint place to stayawesome fun location for our stay in sewardthe location was great and her instructions on how to get there were clear
Within this apartment, there are two bedrooms and space for accommodating up to four guests. The apartment affords majestic views of the surroundings and the bay area. The home also allows guests to watch the wildlife such as whales and birds. The apartment has a deck that is ideal for relaxing and watching the sunrise. Meanwhile the amenities in the interior include a kitchen that is equipped with a stove, microwave, and refrigerator.
Baywatch by Alaska's Point of View-best viewsSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsthe massage chair and kitchen supplies made for a very comfortable staysuch a clean comfortable apartment wonderfully decorated with the most fantastic view of resurrection bay and the mountainsthe beds were so very comfortableclean and well equippedit was clean quiet and relaxingclean and very well located
Host:ocean view walk into town or to harbor comfortable beds and responsive host made this location a great choiceRead more reviewseasy walk to downtownvery comfortable and in an excellent locationgreat location along the waterfrontgood appartment close to all activities in sewardthe apartment is great and in a good location
This flat has been remodeled extensively and features two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. The flat which is situated near Mt. Marathon provides good views of the area along with Alice and Resurrection Bay. There is also a freezer provided to guests and they can use it to store fish. Among the other amenities is a full-sized kitchen equipped with a stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave.
THE ANDERSON HOUSE LODGINGSeward, Alaska, United States
Top guest reviewsvery clean loads of room kitchen has all the amenities you needthere is no tv but we didn’t need that anyway-i would stay here again for surevery clean and comfortablehad a very clean and comfortable staya nice clean simple place that’s newthe place is very clean and modernvery clean and with everything needed for your stay
Host:hosts were very easy to work withsusan and robert are the nicest host ever who were super nice and thoughtfulthe hosts checked on our comfort yet maintained our privacynice host and great locationsusan was very kind to accommodate a packnplay for my 2 years oldRead more reviewsjust tacked away in the alley but close by to main attractionsperfect location walking distance to bay restaurants and shopsit was a great location easy to walk to restaurantsgreat location with and beautifully remodeled bathroomthe location was nice and enough parking
The Alaskan wilderness is never far from Seward
Vacationers coming to Seward, whether they choose to stay within the city or at a vacation rental that is removed from the hustle and bustle, can remain close to the best that nature has to offer in the area. Keep this list handy for your next holiday to the area.
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