Originally established as a railroad town, the beautiful and quiet Skykomish lies north of Washington. According to the last count (2018), it has a population of not more than 222. Skykomish may have few residents, but it certainly is filled with many scenic landscapes. Adventure tourists visit this charming little town every year to bask in its beauty. Skykomish means ‘upriver people’, which makes perfect sense. Surrounded by mountains, the town boasts of 29 mi (47 km) long river, where you can camp nearby or paddle through on a sunny day. The magnificent snowy fields of Stevens Pass cannot be missed. So, if you’re up for all-season adventures, check out our list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Skykomish, Washington.
1. Family-friendly chalet with hot tub
Skykomish alps are a wonder, and to experience a Swiss-like holiday in Washington, stay at this gorgeous, fully equipped A-shaped chalet Airbnb vacation rental. The 800 sq ft (74 sqm) open-floor cabin fits four guests and is kid-friendly, too. It features rooms with twin beds and even provides a crib for the convenience of the vacationing family. The location lies close to hiking and ski areas, too.
Mountain Play Chalet w/ hot tub & grill minutes from hiking, waterfalls & more!Skykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:suggestion: a functional heater would be great in the upstairs bedroomalso beds were super comfycozy little a-frame home with thoughtful touches and nice amenitiesthe wood stove is great kitchen well stocked with amenities and bed is super comfyvery cute and cozy cabin with all the amenities you could need for a quick weekend getaway
Cleanliness:very clean and cozy spaceit was sparkling clean which we appreciatednice cabin very clean and modern/updatedvery cozy and cleana wonderful and clean cabin that we would love to come back and visit again
Host:the owners were just wonderful and made us feel welcomehosts are helpful and friendlythe host is great and very responsivethe hosts were very responsive and accommodating to our requests while we were visitingfantastic hosts responsive and care about their guestsRead more reviews
Location:lovely location near fantastic hiking trailsthe location is great for making the trip to stevens passperfect location for steven’s passit was also close to great summer hiking (skiing in the winter)this place was a great location for skiing at stevens pass and cabin is well designed and cute
2. Posh cabin with mountain views (from USD 113)
When outdoor adventure meets sophistication, you get a posh Airbnb vacation rental like SkyCabin. Picture a modern minimalist rustic cabin with high ceilings and glass windows with grand views of the snowy mountains. The place is spacious enough for six guests, with the furnace and fireplace as heating sources. Either you get warmed up by the fire or by skiing to your heart’s content at Stevens Pass, which is within driving range.
SkyCabinSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:he opened the closet and there was a fan like it was placed there just for himvery cozy cabin that fit 4 of us perfectly for a weekend getaway from the city
Cleanliness:it’s a very clean and cozy placesuper stylish and sparkly cleanall in all very pleased with the communication and cleanlinesswonderful sparking clean super stylish cabinclean and great architecture
Host:great host with quick responsefriendly people in townbeautiful place and wonderful hostas a host mish was fantasticmish was very helpful and quick to respondRead more reviews
Location:i recommend this location 10/10this place is super cute and cozygreat location and lots to do around in terms of outdoorsgreat cabin in a quiet beautiful locationit is such a beautiful place and conveniently located
3. Pet-friendly retreat with outdoor hot tub
Besides the snowy pleasures of Stevens Pass, Skykomish offers river rafting, mountain biking, hiking, guided local tours, and many other outdoor escapades that are available throughout the year. Experience it all when you stay at this cozy Airbnb vacation rental that fits five guests and allows you to indulge in the unique experience of soaking in an outdoor hot tub. This pet-friendly place is close to the highway, so access is not a problem.
Cozy Mountain CabinSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:gorgeous view of the mountains from the kitchenit was comfortable relaxing and had all the necessary amenitiesthe views of the mountains from the kitchen we had a really nice timethe kitchen setup is great and the view from the kitchen window was really beautifulmelanie had the heater turned on for us on our arrival which was a really nice touch
Cleanliness:cozy clean well-suppliedsuper clean very well-stocked the hot tub was clean and the water was toastythe hot tub was clean and relaxingcomfortable clean and cozy we arrived exhausted and left refreshedwhat a wonderful space it was clean and quiet
Host:melanie was a fantastic host very attentive and communicativeeasy to find with good instructions from the hostthis airbnb is one of a kindyou can tell melanie really cares and takes pride in being a hostmelanie was very responsive and helpful as we coordinated our travel plansRead more reviews
Location:it's pretty close to perfectioncute place with everything you'll need and in an great locationcute quant place neighbors were closer than expected but overall a wonderful stay very close to the ski resorti would definitely recommend this place if you're looking for a break from city lifegreat location close to trails and mountain towns but still more quiet than being in town
4. Private A-frame cabin with Netflix
Turn your Skykomish holiday extra delightful by staying in a private A-frame cabin, surrounded by old stately trees. This four-person Airbnb vacation rental, located in the quiet Timber lane village, affords you peace, privacy, a hot tub, and a warm cup of coffee. The kitchen has the essentials you need for hearty meals, so you can literally Netflix and chill at this distinctly gorgeous rental.
Tye Haus - A-Frame CabinSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:darling little place stylish lots of amenities great picture on tv tucked away in the woodskitchen was well stocked the space was neat and modern and the hot tub was a plusthe bed up in the loft was super comfortableeverything was very comfortable in the cabin and we had everything we needed
Cleanliness:it was clean cozy and adorablethe space is clean and cozy and the surrounding areas offer some great exploringit was clean and the kitchen had everything you need for a great mealthe place was very clean and had all of the necessities for a few night stayi guess the guests didn’t clean up well
Host:tom was also an amazing host we will definitely be backthe host tom is great and responsivelots of helpful info about the area and things to do(even my silly questions) he was extremely kind and the cabin was in perfect conditiontom is a responsive host and the check in/out is very easyRead more reviews
Location:beautiful cabin and great location accessing highway 2 hikesamazing experience location and cabingreat location to get an easy start at those tucked away trail headstye haus is such a cute place to staytye haus was everything we expected- such a great location in the mountains
5. Riverfront cabin with backyard camping essentials (from USD 285)
You’ll appreciate an architectural design that allows natural light in the cold winter days. Lucky you, this riverfront cabin affords you that sunlight luxury, along with memory foam mattress toppers, smart TV, and fully equipped kitchen. On top of that, you have a new barbecue grill all to yourself, plus lounge chairs and a rock fire pit for camping.
Riverfront Cabin w/ HotTub - 15min to Stevens PassSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:chademo charger at the nearby sky deli was greatthe place was amazing for kids-fun loft area with beds
Cleanliness:the house was very clean and comfortablecommunication with the host was easy and timely and the cabin is clean and charming like its photos
Host:elise was a great hosthost was amazingly kind and graciouselise is super communicative and very invested in making your stay a great oneRead more reviews
Location:great place and close to stevensgreat location on the river and right off highway 2the house was beautiful and the location was very scenicit’s close to awesome destinations like steven’s pass and leavenworththis is a place we’d definitely come back to
6. Fancy chalet best for families
Do you fancy wooden interiors? Then, you’d be wise to book this Airbnb vacation rental with warm, rustic vibes. Binge-watch on your Netflix films at this full-size home. It features cozy log beds with hotel-quality mattresses for seven guests, and a beautiful L-shaped kitchen with a dishwasher that every homemaker will love. The rental, situated close to Stevens Pass, also features an open space for running and playing.
Rustic Chalet - Stevens Pass Mountain - Leavenworth - AdventuresSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:we had space and great amenities throughout especially in the kitchen and open areasthe bed was comfortable good wifi and there is a netflix account set up for guests to useupstairs gets very hot but a fan is provided which helps a bitcozy and comfortable place with a well-stocked kitchen and nice amenities thanks for a great staythe beds were super comfortable and the bedding seemed nicer than most airbnb’s like nice hotel nice
Cleanliness:everything was very clean and organizedbathrooms are clean with a lot of towelsclean comfortable fully stocked kitchengreat place and everything was super clean would definitely stay againthe house is clean and has everything you need
Host:david is an accommodating host and his cabin makes for a great home away from homeperfect base camp for skiing stevens david was also a perfect hostthe cabin is gorgeous the host is always friendly and responsivedavid was an amazing host from the point of booking till the day we lefthe provided many helpful suggestions beforehand and all the information given made the check in process very seamlessRead more reviews
Location:great place to stay close to stevensenjoyed our stay and the location is great and convenient to the mountain and a reasonable distance from leavenworthgreat stay at a great locationgreat space and awesome locationgreat location for skiing at stevens
7. Romantic chalet best for couples
Couples can book this two-storey chalet all to themselves for a romantic holiday. Imagine a full week of hiking, rafting, and fishing in a cozy cabin against an alpine backdrop. Complete that image with an outdoor hot tub under starry night skies and a nearby Money Creek flowing silently in the background. This elegant Airbnb vacation rental is large enough to accommodate a pack of 10, only that an additional fee is required. The house features a games room, packed with board games, movies, and even Wii videos.
Stevens Pass Chalet - MBR & private use of houseSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:amazing chalet very modern kitchen and overall great floor plan
Cleanliness:clean and high quality kitchen + bathroomsthe chalet is very well equipped and cleankarl’s place was incredibly clean and cozy great and friendly communication made the check in/check out process a breezeme and my boyfriend enjoyed this cabin so much it was beautiful clean and privatethis trip was amazing super easy check in really clean space and a lot of really thoughtful touches throughout
Host:we had a nice relaxing weekend and karl was a very responsive hostRead more reviews
Location:we loved the location for easy access for hikingthis place is beautiful and a wonderful escape from the city life for a few daysthe space was clean quiet nicely appointed and very conveniently located for many hikes in the areathe place feels remote and private in the best possible way quiet and beautiful
8. Homey cabin with a sauna house
Green Door Cabin sits in the middle of the iconic Cascades Mountain Range and close to Skykomish River, where you can swim or catch a fish for dinner. What makes this Airbnb vacation rental unique is its sauna. Green Door Cabin thoughtfully recognizes the need of guests for a spa refuge after a day of physical activity and so builds a separate sauna house. The living quarter has board games and books for indoor entertainment, as well as a fire pit for backyard camping. All 10 of you will surely have a quality time together at this rental.
Green Door CabinSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the cabin was cozy and the furniture was really comfortablekitchen had everything we needed beds were super comfortable great living room and outdoor space for relaxingthe hot tub room is a real treathighly recommend going on the iron goat trial hike just a few minutes from the cabinthe cabin definitely had more room than expected sleeping 10 would not be too crowded
Cleanliness:clean and comfortablewe appreciate their communication the house itself was sparkling clean upon arrivalclean with all the basic necessitiesthe cabin was very cleanthe place is great clean warm and comfortable
Host:arranging with the host was efficient with quick responseswonderful place with a very helpful hostthe hosts we're super flexible and helpfulamazing host and quick to respond highly recommend stayingthe host was helpful the cabin was awesome and we had a great timeRead more reviews
Location:great place in a great locationgreat location near lots of hikingsuper cute place in a great settingoverall great cabin and a good location for skiingbeautiful location from which to explore the cascades
9. Storybook house with a hammock and a pond
A pretty white house with a pond, surrounded by a white picket fence - Bear Pond Lodging exudes that storybook charm. This six-person Airbnb vacation rental offers several recreational delights to guests, including table games (e.g., backgammon, chess, scrabble), outdoor games (e.g., horseshoes, bag toss, Jenka), and brochures for hiking trails and guided tours. When not discovering and wondering around Skykomish, you can take a nap in the hammock, build a campfire in the backyard, or binge-watch on Netflix series.
Beaver Pond Lodging all-season recreational cabinSkykomish, Washington, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:beautiful warm and cozy furnishings and finisheseveryone was comfortable in their sleeping spacescooking was great with the fully stocked kitchenthe couch was much more comfortable than the bear caves for a small adultcute cabin very comfortable beds heated up quickly and we really appreciated the incredibly fully stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:beautiful and clean mountain retreatthoughtful touches everywhere very cleanthe cabin was extremely cleanit was clean and well cared foreverything was extremely clean
Host:joni was a wonderful hostjoni is a wonderful hostshe was a very kind responsive and helpful hostjoni was so nice and accommodating one of the nicest hosts in terms of hospitalitygreat place and great hostsRead more reviews
Location:very cute house in a beautiful location just a bit far for our activitieslovely cabin close to stevens passpopular location beautiful surroundings easy access from highwayit’s a wonderful location for a relaxing vacationthe location was perfect with lots to do nearby
Explore the historic town of Skykomish
Every wanderlust finds a balance of peaceful and adventure-filled moments in the historic town of Skykomish, where the mountains and the river meet. When you find yourself on this side of Washington, make the most of your stay. Go out and ski. Try fishing, if you haven’t done so in the past. Enjoy a nice warm bath in the great outdoors. All these and more are possible when you choose to stay in fully equipped, tastefully decorated top Airbnb vacation rentals in Skykomish, Washington. Keep this list handy for not only are they close to major attractions (i.e., Stevens Pass, Skykomish River, the renowned Skykomish railways), but also suitable for large groups.
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