10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Soldotna, Alaska - Updated 2021

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Rae Marielle
Rae Marielle
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There is no better place to experience a nature-filled trip than in Soldotna, Alaska. Soldotna’s famous Kenai River is known for its abundance of salmon. Both locals and visitors drop by to give fishing a try in the hopes of raking in a big catch. If you’re not a fan of fishing, there are other outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and camping. You can even get the chance to witness different wild animals, most especially moose. But to fully appreciate what Soldotna has to offer, you need a good place to settle down and relax in. If you get lucky enough to score a couple of fish, you’ll definitely need to store and cook it somewhere. That’s precisely why we have provided a list for you. Scroll down and you’ll find the most convenient and most comfortable Airbnb vacation rentals in Soldotna, Alaska.

1. Luxurious cabin with barbeque grill (from USD 189)

This enormous wooden cabin is the perfect holiday home for a large group of family and friends. Composed of three bedrooms and ten beds, twelve people can have a good time inside while still being able to navigate through ample indoor space. There are three different docks where you can try your hand at fishing. If you’ve got the skills or the luck, you might get to take home one or two fishes that you can throw on the barbeque grill for a nice seared meal.

Moose Cabin - Right on the Kenai River!
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
58 reviews
Entire cabin 10 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great stay amazing views comfy beds
the cabin was amazing loved watching the river from the kitchen and sitting on the deck
so serene along the river and we were so comfortable we hated to leave
the beds were very comfortable
the kitchen is well appointed the river access is superb
Cleanliness:
this cabin is roomy clean and cozy
a fantastic spot and super clean
perfect spot the place was clean and well stocked
clean and well cared for in a beautiful neighborhood
home was clean and comfortable and lots of room for guest
Host:
jeremy is a perfect host
jeremy was a great host
jeremy is an excellent host
the hosts were responsive and accommodating
this is a great spot with a great host
Location:
nice and close to town
great location on the river
excellent location right on the water
beautiful location right on the river
amazing property great value for location
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2. Charming shed with community fire pit (from USD 83)

This lodge in Alaska is composed of five cabins, each designed in their own unique theme and layout. Every lodge has a small kitchen, a bath, a bedroom, and a sleeping loft. It has everything you need to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Additionally, the Kenai River, which is everyone’s go-to fishing spot, is just a short walk away. You will have a freezer to store the fishes you score. There’s also a nearby public fire pit surrounded by chairs where you can hang out, as well as available picnic tables for when you feel like eating outside.

Alaska Kenai River Fishing Cabin # 2 Moose Cabin
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
98 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we love how cozy the cabins are - with all the beautiful art work and furniture
there’s beds to sleep about 7 people but 2-3 people would be comfortable
we enjoyed grilling our daily catch and eating outside on at the tables in the sunshine
cabin is extremely well set up and comfortable for a getaway
we felt very comfortable and it turned into an unintended mini vacation because of the cabins’ feel
Cleanliness:
very clean and well kept
this cabin was lovely clean and quiet
every thing is clean and very well maintained
once again clean great communication and a fantastic cabin
cabin is beautiful white oak & very clean
Host:
owner and staff made our as point to make sure everything was great
daniel was an amazing host and one of the best we have had
chris was a good host and everything went swimmingly
chris the manager was very friendly and helpful
great host fantastic cabin and stay
Location:
great location near town
great location next to the grocery store
the location was ideal for our quick trip to the mainland from kodiak
wonderful stay in gorgeous location
location is beautiful centrally located within easy reach of all the activities
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3. Forest haven with private deck (from USD 149)

Imagine waking up in the morning and the first thing you get to look at is the calming view of the sea. Well, you can turn that imagination into reality inside a dainty tavern. Have the deck to yourself while taking in the magnificent scenery of nature. Aside from the stunning views, busy streets and other establishments are far away enough to keep you undisturbed. The lodging is made of natural wood and contains two beds, a kitchenette, and a shower. Don’t forget to prepare your camera just in case you catch a glimpse of some wildlife right outside your door.

Alaska Waterfront Cabin on Private Lake
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
98 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cell reception and free wifi ware a bonus
a little refrigerator coffee a sink a toaster and a sweet little bathroom just across the walkway
the cabin was adorable perfect for a young couple - cozy and with a great view
we upgraded to a beautiful cabin that jim built himself complete with full kitchen jacuzzi tub and fireplace
the cabin is comfortable and quaint and has everything you need
Cleanliness:
everything is very clean and tidy
everything was clean and well-stocked
the bath house was clean and readily available
the cabin is simple and clean and it is very nicely furnished
the nearby private bathroom was very convenient and clean
Host:
jim was a great host
jim was a great host
jim and his wife were wonderful hosts
jim is very knowledgeable and a great host
great place and nice owners
Location:
the location was incredibly beautiful and peaceful
beautiful scenery nice location away from noise etc but 5 minutes from the city stores etc
wonderful getaway in wonderful location hosted by a wonderful family jim was communicative warm & helpful
very quiet and not to far from town and activities but far enough to make it wonderful
this place is wonderful ten minutes from the center of town yet a competely country feel
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4. Relaxing sanctuary with an extensive yard (from USD 80)

If you’re sick of too much noise in the city, you’ll find inner peace in this untroubled sanctuary. The cozy living space, bedroom, and equipped kitchenette will make your stay comfortable and easy-going. A huge yard outside is perfect for playing outdoor games or running around. You can do this without worrying about disrupting or being disrupted by strangers. The town center is just a few minutes away, making it convenient for you to go there if a need arises.

Serenity Cabin
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
157 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattresses were comfortable
this is the cutest most comfortable delightful cabin
excellent cabin perfectly setup with everything one could need for a cozy stay in alaska
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and fresh
super clean and cozy cabin
the cabin was clean and quiet
cozy clean cabin in great setting
great place to stay very clean and great communication
Host:
the hosts are fantastic
the hosts are so nice
the owners were very friendly and accommodating
thank you for hosting us
the cabin was immaculate and the host was outstanding to work with
Location:
great location and great cabin
great easy location to get to
the location of the cabin is perfect
great cabin great location great everything
the close proximity to town was an added bonus
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5. Family-friendly accommodation with fireplace (from USD 150)

You won’t regret choosing a cabin at Poppy Ridge because it’s certainly the ideal residence for you and your family. Its amenities and location will give you the opportunity to bond over different activities inside and outside. You can cook breakfast together inside the full kitchen, or play board games as you warm yourselves by the gas fireplace. If you’re a fishing enthusiast or if you’re simply curious about the activity, the Kenai River is just a few steps away. Start a little competition amongst each other and try to catch the biggest fish! Reward yourselves by taking it home and sharing a meal with each other.

Poppy Ridge - Burl Cabin
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
16 reviews
Entire cabin 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is well equipped all the amenities well stocked
full kitchen and space to relax inside and out
Cleanliness:
super clean and decorated very well
very clean chic rustic and well designed
Host:
she was so kind and helpful
host tammi was great and answered all my questions before the trip
you’ll love it tammi is a great host
amazing host she had some very nice details for us since we were spending our anniversary at her place
Location:
if you are planning for salmon fishing this is great location
cozy comfortable environment in a quiet setting remote feel yet close to fishing sightseeing or shopping
tammi was great and so was the place great location at a great value
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6. Cosy cottage with serene views (from USD 145)

The moment you enter this small but roomy bungalow, you’ll find yourself forgetting about all the worries that you previously had. There are large windows in the living room that offer a direct view of the lake. Drink a cup of coffee or eat your breakfast in the dining area overlooking the calming waters. If you want a closer look, there’s a deck where you can unwind. Don’t miss the chance to visit the dock and watch a couple of ducks swimming around. Explore other local attractions by taking a short trip to the town.

Alaska Lakefront Getaway
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
33 reviews
Entire guesthouse 4 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful cabin with room enough for a few people
Cleanliness:
nice cozy cabin clean and very private
annette is very sweet and the house is immaculately clean
it is a very clean cabin with very nice wood and a loft where the beds are
the cabin and yard were clean and everything we needed was provided in the cabin
Host:
the host is wonderful and friendly
host family is very friendly and helpful
annette was very helpful with the reservation and with a change we needed to make
very private and comfortable host is fabulous the cabin had everything we needed and more
Location:
the cabin is very beautiful and the location is right on a lake
the location is a lovely spot by the lake not too far from town
amazing lake cabin great craftsmanship and perfect location on the lake
this is a great location and space that i would recommend to friends
pefect location scenic views amazing host
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7. Modern studio apartment with twin beds (from USD 95)

Check out this bright studio apartment. Make use of the full kitchen that is complete with cooking supplies and the dining area that is good for two people. There are twin beds in the bedroom that you can put together to make a king-sized bed. A television is also placed in the bedroom for your entertainment. You can pop in a DVD and watch a few movies at night. You’ll also have access to Wi-Fi when you need it. But don’t worry, you’ll still get to be one with nature because the apartment is located on a piece of land that animals often visit. If you walk outside, you might get a chance to spot moose, eagles, and even wild rabbits.

Quiet Studio apartment minutes from town
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
187 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay perfect for two and glad there was wifi
great stay—i would highly recommend if you are looking for a quiet comfortable space in (website hidden by airbnb)
i found the bed to be really comfortable and had an excellent night's sleep
Cleanliness:
it was very clean and bright
the space is very clean & nicely decorated
the bathroom was very clean and the king size bed was very comfortable
clean friendly knowledge of local area
great place to stay super clean and cozy
Host:
kimberly is an amazing host
kimberly is a lovely host and made us feel right at home
kimberly was the best host ever
kim is a very responsible host
kimberly is a wonderful host
Location:
the location is in an ideal place to see wild life
great value close to town
perfect location and reasonable price
great location had a nice stay
it’s a cute place to stay in a nice location
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8. Warm guest house with full bathroom (from USD 140)

This house affords amazing views of the Kenai River. You’ll get to use a full kitchen, a queen-sized bed, and a La-Z-Boy recliner. There’s also a full bathroom with a corner shower. You can borrow fishing equipment and go fishing by the river or hike the many trails around the area. All your needs will be fulfilled whether you’re planning to stay for the weekend or for an entire week.

Kenai Riverfront Cozy Studio
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
20 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
having the grill fishing rods and laundry was so great
marv and janet’s property is very welcoming and comfortable
Cleanliness:
we used the grill and all the pots and pans which were clean and everything worked great
Host:
she was extremely friendly and helpful
very nice place and amazing hosts
comfortable space and the hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful
cool spot on the kenai with great hosts
best hosts we’ve had and we’ve been to many vacation rentals in alaska
Location:
awesome location close to centennial nice neighborhood
great place and great location
the kenai river retreat was easy to find and close to town
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9. Hidden gem above a tranquil lake (from USD 90)

Take a break from your everyday routine and book this lovely suite situated on top of a tranquil lake. A canoe, kayak, and pedal boat are provided. You can try them out if you want to play on the water. Despite being located in a rustic area, you can take a 10-minute drive to the central town and buy local ingredients at the farmers market or dine at local restaurants you won’t find anywhere else. Nothing beats a great home with a great location.

Private Suite on a Peaceful Lake
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
47 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room with a nice view of the lake
the details they put in the room amazing
it was clean comfortable and the lake view is refreshing
amazing home most comfortable bed we slept in during our entire alaska vacation
very quiet and a huge bathroom even had granola and milk for breakfast
Cleanliness:
clean space on a quiet lake
the place was clean and spacious
clean and comfortable with a beautiful lake
very clean and inviting but most of all
however the bed was comfy and it was clean and stylish
Host:
hosts are very accommodating and gracious
the hosts were very down to earth and friendly as well
the hosts were amazing very responsive very sweet and friendly
john and inger were amazing hosts they were so thoughtful and great resources for finding local spots
the hosts were on-sight and eager to do what they could to make our stay a memorable one
Location:
the location is perfect the tranquility and peacefulness this location has to offer is amazing
inger and jon's place was amazing great location in front of the lake and close to everything in town
the drive to the location is breathtaking we didn't want to leave
the couple was lovely and the location was perfect
a beautiful space with many nice touches super communicative hosts and good location
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10. Spacious teepee with wood-burning stove (from USD 79)

Get this rare opportunity to sleep in a teepee! Equipped with a wood-burning stove for cold nights, you’ll feel snug while sleeping inside a unique tent. The teepee has ample space for four people and is equipped with basic necessities. There’s a storage where you can lock in your valuables and an outlet for plugging the lights and your chargers. Just outside the teepee is a rock fire pit where you can cook and a picnic table to set up your meals. The shower, bathroom, and laundry are just a few steps away from your spot. Now’s the time to go on a convenient but unconventional vacation.

Alaska Kenai River Fishing Sleep in a Tepee
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
50 reviews
Tipi 4 Beds 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
with the wood burning stove and warm sleeping bags we were very comfortable
the cots were actually really comfortable
Cleanliness:
the tepee was clean and very well taken care of
the grounds were clean and organized
the cabin was extremely clean and had everything we needed and beyond what we expected
the bathroom and showers were clean and a great perk
the showers and bathroom were very clean hot water and excellent shape
Host:
daniel is kind and helpful his camp is full of fun games and user friendly space
everyone at the campsite was friendly and it was beautiful and well kept
Location:
5 minute walk to the river super cute park
great place charming and close to fishing
really neat place to stay
great host and just a short walk to the river
i wonderful place for family memories and excellent fishing spot
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Explore the great outdoors

Spending time in nature is great for reducing stress and developing your brain function. You can’t always go fishing in the city, so why don’t you make time for it now? Plus, where else can you experience sleeping on a comfortable bed and waking up to a couple of moose walking past your window? Don’t miss the opportunity to have fun and out-of-the-ordinary time off in Soldotna, Alaska.

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