If you are holidaying in Utica, New York, or spending time in the city visiting friends, you get an intimate look at one of America’s famous “Rust Belt” cities. Currently, the city is being revitalized and plays host to several breweries that are popular with tourists and locals alike. Those who have an interest in the performing arts also have a lot to see at Stanley Center for The Arts, while Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute also hosts a museum. Stop by St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church and check out the gorgeous architecture, including its beautiful stained-glass windows. Going off the beaten path when holidaying in Utica, and staying in a vacation rental allows you to experience the city’s many attractions at a leisurely pace. We have listed the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Utica, New York that will make your holiday a memorable experience.
1. Apartment situated above a charming tavern (from USD 106)
Staying at this two-bedroom apartment gives you glimpses of the city’s Prohibition Era lifestyle as it lies above a speakeasy which has since been converted into Gerber’s Tavern. Guests in the apartment can enjoy quick access to Bagg’s Square and the surrounding area. The apartment accommodates four guests and has antique tiles that complement the hardwood flooring. The kitchen is fully equipped with an oven, stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, and is part of the amenities provided to guests.
City ViewUtica, New York, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:amenities such as iron/board toilet tissue and hygiene supplies were organized and easy to findfull-sized kitchen (with coffee machine and grounds) was a nice perka very spacious and comfortable 2 bedroom apartment with all the amenities you could wantthe place is large has good tv + wifiwould definitely stay again as apt is very clean with modern furnishings and decor
Cleanliness:extremely clean placeclean simple and quietthe space is clean and very comfortablecomfortable clean and super affordablethe place is modern and sparkly clean
Host:the host is so welcomingfriendly host beautiful old buildingmark is a great hostgreat spot and top notch hostmark was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is perfectthere are many great restaurants and shops within walking distancegreat location for a visit to utica located in an older section of towna charming amazing and wonderful place located in the heart of uticait’s in a great location with so many restaurants and fun things to do in the city
2. Comfortable, sunlit flat with one bedroom (from USD 59)
This charming apartment is ideal for students is one of many units in a building and is situated on the third floor. It can accommodate two guests and the bedroom has one double bed while a sofa can also be converted into a bed. The living room has space for working on a laptop and the bedroom has storage space in a closet. Within the kitchen that has a microwave; refrigerator, hot plate, and coffee maker, there are essentials such as salt and pepper for guests to cook meals.
“Sunlit” 3rd Floor spacious 1bdrm apartmentUtica, New York, United States
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Amenities & Room:fantastic place with a highly comfortable bed
Cleanliness:very clean nice private placeit was very clean and the hosts communicate welli was really lucky to find this clean and comfortable apartment to stay ingreat and clean place with access right off the highway thoughtful and themed decor as well :)
Host:hosts are really friendlyhosts were very responsive to my needshowever the hosts will definitely help you with thatveronica n ray are great host n good communicator thanks for having ushospitality was incredible and the gift bag was helpful and welcomedRead more reviews
Location:great place at a great price near downtimea very cute and simple place to stay at while in uticacozy apartment in a quiet neighborhood perfectly located to get around to all sorts of great places in uticaabsolutely wonderful place to stay
3. Studio in historic Doyle Hardware building (from USD 100)
Located within the renovated Doyle Hardware warehouse, this apartment gives you easy access to Bagg’s Square. Guests can also use the amenities provided by the building such as access to a gym and free parking. Within the apartment, there is a kitchen equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, and oven where guests can cook meals using the dishes provided. Other amenities in the apartment which is suitable for two guests is WiFi and a smart TV.
Studio in the Historic Doyle Hardware Building!Utica, New York, United States
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Amenities & Room:the air conditioning worked very wellperfect little apartment in a stylish space in utica
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortablethe unit was clean and exceptionalquit clean and stylish as listedthis studio apartment was clean and quaint with nice touches throughoutthis was a great spot very clean well designed and comfy
Host:the host megan was responsive and great to deal withthe hosts were terrific responsive and communicated wellRead more reviews
Location:great location and safe parkingsome great local stores and food close bylocation is great with a lot of awesome food nearbyvery adorable and cozy right in the heart of the city so perfect location as wellthis is a great apartment in a fun part of central utica
4. Family-friendly home with a charming style (from USD 150)
This home has been recently renovated and has a striking modern style. It is located in a neighborhood that is ideal for families. Furnished recently the home has good-sized living and dining rooms and there is space for up to four guests in the two bedrooms. Two beds are queen-sized and there is one airbed available. Internet access is fast and the kitchen has a stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, refrigerator, and essentials for cooking. The bathroom has towels and essentials like shampoo.
Modern Home Centrally LocatedUtica, New York, United States
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Cleanliness:very clean updated and very modernvery clean good parking spotvery nice and beautiful place very cleanis a really nice house clean comfortable and well equippedthe house was super clean felt super comfortable just as if i was in my own home
Host:the host is very friendly and ready to help and communication was very easyRead more reviews
Location:) comfortable beds great location it felt very much like home
5. Bright and comfortable home with striking decor (from USD 255)
This house is a perfect space for a family on vacation and it is located close to restaurants in the city. The décor in the home is eye-catching and focuses on light hues. It has two bedrooms on the first floor and space for four guests. The house includes living and dining rooms and a kitchen that is equipped with microwave, stove, oven, refrigerator, along with essentials for cooking. Guests in the home can also use a laptop with ease in the space provided and there is WiFi available.
Cozy & comfy white houseUtica, New York, United StatesSuperhost
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Cleanliness:beautiful home amazingly clean and unbelievably decorated could not recommend enough
6. Room and private bath in bed and breakfast (from USD 136)
This room is located in a bed and breakfast inn that has an AAA license. The inn is located in a neighborhood that provides easy access to several important sites in the city, including Stanley Theater, the Saranac brewery, and nearby restaurants. The room has one queen-sized bed and accommodates up to two guests. A sumptuous three-course breakfast created with seasonal food sourced locally is provided to guests. Also, snacks and tea are available for free and guests get keys to access the room and the inn during the day and night.
Utica, NY Lodging Rosemont Inn: SolitudeUtica, New York, United States
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Amenities & Room:three course breakfasts with delicious coffee and different each dayi thoroughly enjoyed the coffee and breakfast every morningthe cherry on top was the incredible 3 course breakfast made with fresh ingredientsthe beds were so comfortable
Host:the breakfast and hospitality is one of a kindrita and her family are gracious hosts going above and beyondrita is a wonderful host and made our stay particularly pleasureablerita and her family were wonderful hostsour room and bathroom felt very private and everyone there was friendly and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the inn is beautifully appointed and location perfect for our needs in visiting people in the areathis is a great place to stay
7. Large home dating from the 1920s (from USD 325)
This large home was constructed in the 1920s and it has been recently remodeled while retaining its hardwood flooring. The house is elegantly furnished and beautifully laid out. It has three bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms and the house is capable of fitting up to six guests. Guests can check-in themselves in using a keypad. Televisions are provided in each bedroom and free parking is available for up to five cars. The kitchen is spacious and equipped with cooking basics, an oven, a microwave, a stove, a refrigerator, and a dishwasher.
1920s 3 bed near New Hartford- 3 Private bathroomsUtica, New York, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the private bathrooms for each bedroom were wonderfulliving areas were cozy and comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and multiple rooms with tvs and bathrooms in eachit is comfortable clean stylish and quietthe house is amazing so clean and tidy beds were so comfortable and so much spacespacious wellmaintained and very cleanbeautiful home--lots of charm very clean convenient to town and owner very accommodating
Host:the host was responsive and helpfulamazing host very accommodating and easy to reachthe hosts are lovely and super responsive making you feel appreciatedjennifer was a wonderful hostit met our needs and the host were easy to work withRead more reviews
Location:nice place with convenient locationlocation was great for shopping eating and visitingwalking distance to many good local restaurantsthe location is convenient while also being a safe quiet streeteasy to get around the local area from the house's location
8. Spacious abode in a quiet neighborhood
Created with a ranch style, this fully furnished home is quite large and is located in a neighborhood that is close to the downtown area of the city. The home has a patio that is adjacent to the backyard and it is a good area to rest and relax. The kitchen is equipped with an oven, dishwasher, and refrigerator. There are two bedrooms in the home which accommodates up to two guests.
Spacious Suburb HomeUtica, New York, United States
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Cleanliness:very spacious and clean lots of room and very comfortableitalia's place is clean and spacious with a large backyard great for outdoor bbq or just relaxingitalia’s place is clean comfortable and well stocked with everything needed in a great neighborhood
Host:italia is a polite and responsive hostthe neighbors are friendly and the hospitality was greatclean comfortable and a great price italia is super responsive and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:great place to stay especially for the price close to everything i neededa great place to rent
9. Elegant house in a prime location
In the middle of the downtown area of the city of Utica, this home is close to many attractions, businesses, and Utica College. There are two bedrooms–each of which has a king-sized bed–and there is space for accommodating up to four guests. The living and dining rooms are large and there is an iron and hairdryer provided for guests. The kitchen is fully equipped and has an oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, stove along with basics for cooking such as salt and pepper.
Parkway HomeUtica, New York, United States
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Amenities & Room:the bed was super comfortable and in spite of being on a busy street it was very quietthe space was nice with good wifi and very quick responses from sarahotherwise sara's place was charming and comfortablethe bed was comfortable as well
Cleanliness:place was clean and organizedsarah’s place was clean with great amenitiesshe left us bottled water in the fridge coffee and tea and clean towels in the bathroomsarah was very responsive and the space was clean and easily accessiblethe rooms were more than adequate the beds comfortable and the bathrooms clean
Host:sarah was very sweet and responsivesarah's place was amazing to stay at she was a very thoughtful host and very accommodatingRead more reviews
Location:cute house at a great location in uticait was a cute house close to the heart of uticait was a great locationnice place to stay easy walking distance to a few good spots to eat and a grocery storethe location was perfect for our weekend plans
10. Room in the historic Landmarc Building
This room has a king-sized bed and can accommodate up to two guests who have access to a private bathroom. The room is located in the Landmarc building and is recently renovated. Guests who rent the room can walk out into the downtown area of Utica. Within the building, there is a restaurant and several shops, and there is also parking available for guests. Among the amenities in the room is a microwave, an iron, a coffee maker, a rack for clothes, a hairdryer, and WiFi.
Room 209 - Landmarc Building Utica (PRIVATE)
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Amenities & Room:very easy access and all bathroom amenities includedwish the room had a window and a bath fan but overall a good valuethe bed was extremely comfortable we loved the coffee station in the common area tooplenty of space with a very nice bathroomour stay was amazing and the room was exactly as described
Cleanliness:very clean and comfortableeasy process and clean spaceit was very cleansafe clean and very peaceful stayclean room with great rooftop restaurant
Host:host was very responsiveour host erika was very welcoming and responsivehost was nice and it was easy to check in and outerika is an awesome host always stays in touch with you if you need any helpon top of that she was incredible quick and helpful with her responsesRead more reviews
Location:the location of the building was ideal for megreat locationgreat location and reasonably pricedand the proximity to ocean blue is very convenient for a nice dining experience close bywith a wonderful location and host
Vacation rentals perfect for the explorer
Located in the Mohawk Valley, the city of Utica continues to change and meet the demands of modern times. The city and its surroundings are a perfect vacation choice for explorers. Stay in vacation rentals and get a taste of the nature, history, and performing arts in the region.
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