Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Wausau, Wisconsin - Updated 2024

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Home to about 40,000 inhabitants, Wausau is a charming city tucked away in Wisconsin’s Marathon County. Straddling through the city’s spine is the Wisconsin River, which cuts the city into east and west, adding to the beauty of the town’s spectacular landscape. For adventure seekers, this river offers lots of incredible opportunities for fishing and boating activities. Nature lovers will love a visit to the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, which boasts awe-inspiring displays of nature-inspired paintings and sculptures. History buffs and culture vultures can visit Woodson History Library, where they can learn more about the city’s fascinating history and elating culture. In case you’re planning on a vacation to this quaint place, read on to find out more about the top best Airbnb rentals in Wausau, Wisconsin.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 07, 2024.

1. Private loft with heated garage (from USD 83)

You can have plenty of room to explore when you book this private loft apartment on Highway 51 near Northcentral Technical College. Individuals on the lookout for a quiet place should book and a night or two here and see what this place offers. Inside, you can find a spacious bedroom loft with enough space for four guests. Spend your lazy afternoons enjoying a cocktail in the gazebo, and when nighttime comes, you can keep warm by the firepit. Also available is a heated garage to park in and a small gym to help you get in shape.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
8.26 km (5.2 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
334 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we found the loft a cozy little getaway with comfortable amenities and very reasonable
the furniture and bed practically beg you to kick back and relax
we had a great stay here cozy convenient private and has all the necessary amenities
wonderful place close to granite peak heated garage made it more comfortable to unload and load in the cold
jesse's loft was so cozy and the perfect place to stay
very clean and well kept
it was clean and quite
it was clean quiet and comfortable
great space clean perfect yard to relax in and was great for pur small dog
very accommodating clean and helpful
host was very responsive
the host was great with quick responses as well
jesse is an amazing host
jesse was very nice and accommodating
jesse is a great and very helpful host
it’s located in a safe quiet area close to shopping and dining
great place great location and within walking distance to the monk botanical gardens
it's a great location for a couple's retreat
perfect place to get away
the location was perfect as well it's an easy drive to everything in town
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2. Rustic abode with room for a company of five (from USD 80)

If you’re traveling with your family, check out this lovely two-bedroom Victorian home. Individuals looking to find rustic accommodation with modern charms should consider staying here for a day or two. With high ceilings and hardwood floors throughout, this dwelling has a relaxing vibe to help you settle in and relax after a fun day of exploration. Lounge on the cozy furniture in the inviting living room. There’s also a newly renovated kitchen with modern appliances for those who wish to prepare their own meals.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
7.09 km (4.5 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
147 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and i got 2 quiet nights of comfortable rest
nice place clean & comfortable
keeles house was very clean and functional
great small house and was very clean
keele's place was clean cute and comfortable
the place is totally clean comfortable and adorable
keele was a great host
keele is a great host
hosts were incredibly responsive too
she was an awesome host and we had a great visit
these hosts were so great to work with
the home if perfectly located in a residential neighborhood near to downtown and restaurants but not too close
walking distance to downtown and a great ymca
keele’s place is so cute
it's in a perfect location
there are restaurants very close as well as the river
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3. Affordable rental with modern amenities (from USD 131)

Discerning guests don’t have to search the web anymore for affordable accommodation with this private home in the heart of downtown Wausau. Boasting contemporary interiors fitted with modern facilities, you certainly can’t go wrong when you book this one for the weekend. Two guests can call this their home thanks to the queen room and sleeper sofa in the living room. There’s also a full bathroom with basic bathing essentials and a fully equipped kitchen with everything you might need for a delightful dinner.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
6.55 km (4.1 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good ac and ceiling fan
wifi for getting work done for as great
clean with nice furniture and a big soft bed
lesli's place is clean and cozy
clean and met my needs perfectly
the apartment is extremely clean and well appointed
also very clean would definitely stay again
the space was very nice and clean
she was a wonderful host and we recommend staying at her place
pleasant space and a caring host
good value and a thoughtful host
lesli is a great host and very helpful the communication was great
good location and the host is very responsive
perfect location and cute apartment
great location and a very cute space
nice location near of everything
great location and easy to access
great flat close to the heart of the city
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4. Your lovely homestay (from USD 146)

Traveling in a large group? Check out this newly renovated bungalow located near Wausau’s bustling downtown. Gather around the fireplace in the inviting living room as you share intimate stories and catch up on the latest movies on the flat-screen TV. This homey bungalow also features three bedrooms with five beds: two queen-sized, two single-sized, and a sofa bed in the living room. It also features a fully equipped kitchen that comes with a large refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker, and microwave.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
6.96 km (4.4 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen updated with new appliances beds comfortable
the kitchen was a great size and it was nice and open
very clean too
very clean house
the space was clean and modern
it is updated and very clean
chad's place was very clean we found the beds to be comfortable
chad was a wonderful host
chad was a great host
chad was very responsive to our questions
chad is a really great host
chad was a great host and very responsive
great location for a ski trip in beautiful wausau
i loved how close this house was to shopping centers restaurants and grocery stores
excellent location and great price
nice house pretty close to downtown wausau
easy to walk downtown and travel anywhere
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5. Cozy retreat with room for two (from USD 125)

Perfect for business travelers and couples looking to find a cozy and comfortable space, this charming one-bedroom rental is the ideal spot for a weekend getaway in the city. Tucked away on 3rd Street in the very heart of historic downtown Wausau, by staying here, you can be a hairsbreadth from Downtown Grocery, fancy restaurants, and the Grand Theater. This rental boasts an open floor plan that combines the living room, kitchen, and dining room into one space, making it ideal for intimate conversations. The sunny bedroom offers a plush queen-size bed that guarantees a proper rest after a fun day out.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
6.55 km (4.1 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
84 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
this apartment was very clean which is very important to me
lesli runs a nice business with her extra clean apartments
the place was comfortable and sparkling clean also very quick response with easy communication
lovely stay at lesli’s super easy check-in clean and excellent location
lesli was very helpful and easy to contact she made sure everything for my stay went smoothly
she was very helpful and always asking if we needed anything i highly recommend her
great location and well appointed
great central spot would definitely stay again
it was comfortable and close to everything in downtown wausau
beautiful stylish space with great lighting great location in the heart of downtown wausau
the location was very convenient and we enjoyed walking around the little shops in the area
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6. Homey rental with WiFi

Unwind in this two-bedroom apartment found in one of the city’s historic buildings. A genial place to stay, this rental offers a tranquil living space without having to be too far from the town’s amenities. From here, you can stroll to Marathon Park, where you can get in tune with the uplifting outdoors. During the summer months, revelers can enjoy live entertainment in downtown Wausau’s 400 block, and in winter, the young at heart can try out a hand in skiing at the Granite Peak - both located just a stone’s throw from here.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
5.38 km (3.4 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
78 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice balcony and very cozy
clean place to stay
it was also clean
a very nice clean place to crash
great host and nicely set up and cozy
i selected this airbnb and put much faith in the owners claim that’s the facility was “newly renovated
lodging fit our needs host was responsive and friendly
nice location for the winter triathlon
great place to stay while on a ski trip
great location for a ski weekend at granite peak
it’s close to the slopes the parking is easy and it’s a pretty big place
great place to stay great location in terms of rib mtn and all sorts of food and bars
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7. Bright and roomy apartment near downtown

Guests on the lookout for a convenient setting to host their gathering should consider booking this bright and roomy apartment near downtown. Anticipate an exciting and fun holiday with the crib’s six-people capacity and accessibility to great tourist spots. Inside, you’ can find a jolly and inviting space thanks to the brilliant interiors. The main living space boasts large windows that usher in plenty of natural light from outside. Relax on the plush couch and stream all your favorite channels on the flat-screen TV, or make yourself at home and prepare a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
7.25 km (4.6 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
86 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

8. Spacious condo in a quiet neighborhood

Coming in with your friends? Choose this spacious condo near Downtown Wausau as your next home base. Thanks to its antique furniture and spacious interior, the condo exudes a rustic vibe to please even the most discerning guests. Step inside to find a cheery and welcoming space that can perfectly fit four. Amenities offered here include a well-stocked kitchen with modern appliances to help you prepare your favorite dishes with ease and a sunken dining room where you can share your meals. Also available are two queen rooms and two full bathrooms.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
7.06 km (4.4 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
95 reviews  
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and other furnishings comfortable
i noticed that the rooms were almost soundproof which allowed for a good night sleep
there are plenary of windows for lots of natural light and very comfortable furniture
it was great to have a kitchen with a keurig and dining room
spacious good natural light and great water pressure in the shower
clean and spacious
super clean and cozy apartment
super clean and spacious
it was very clean
super clean with great character
renee is a great host
renee was a fantastic host and we were very pleased with her quick response and helpfulness
she is kind understanding and available for questions for her guests
but our hosts graciously paid it for us
owner was always available and very responsive
good location and ample parking
we loved its location as well
comfortable spacious and welcoming accommodations close to wausau attractions restaurants and shopping
i love how close it is to the downtown district
i love how quiet where it’s located that i can hear birds chirping
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9. Lovely apartment in a convenient location

This storefront apartment offers affordable accommodation in a convenient location just 15 minutes from Granite Peak skiing lodge. It is the perfect home base for a company of four guests looking to stay near most of the city’s highlights and amenities. Offering a bright and practical living space, this cute studio features an open concept living room and kitchen, accentuating its intimate appeal where everything is within easy reach. By staying here, you can enjoy facilities like an elegant living space, a fully equipped kitchen, and a cozy queen room.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
7.16 km (4.5 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
214 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was pretty fast has a tv with roku and netflix
the keurig coffee maker and roku tv were nice surprises
the place has a lot of great amenities coffee snacks along with a cozy atmosphere
nicely decorated and comfortable with netflix to boot
very clever use of space and felt like someone’s homey and simple apartment
very clean quiet and comfortable apartment
this is a clean cozy apartment
it is very clean and well kept
nice clean airy vibrant space
everything was very clean and the space was decorated very nicely
renee is a great host
great host gives him his privacy
the hosts are lovely and professional
hosts very attentive and helpful
renee was an amazing host she checked in regularly to make sure everything was good
great location close to many restaurants
this was the perfect location in walking distance to downtown
it’s a cute little apartment in a great location close to downtown
great place in a good location
the location is great close to the river close to downtown nearby restaurants cozy neighborhood
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10. Pet-friendly duplex with air conditioning

You can escape to this charming accommodation on the first floor of a duplex apartment. Individuals looking for a serene spot for a splendid vacation with family and friends will love this place. With two bedrooms offering two cozy beds and a shared bathroom, this home can comfortably sleep four guests. Wind down on the plush couch and stream your favorite shows on the flat-screen TV. Guests will love the fully furnished renovated kitchen, which makes it an easy task to fix quick meals. There’s also a fenced-in backyard where you can play with your furry friends while you appreciate the outdoors.

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
7.97 km (5.0 mi) from Rib Mountain State Park
185 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
has all the amenities for a comfortable stay
had a very pleasant stay lots of great amenities and cozy decor
the beds are really comfortable and cozy and the coffee was delicious
being an older home i would recommend bringing a fan for the bedroom
we were able to make homemade pizza grill steak & enjoy all the kitchen amenities
super clean and crazy comfortable
super clean and cozy
super clean nice relaxing space
very nice and clean place
great place clean and comfortable
gary was also very responsive to all our questions
gary is a friendly host who has a great affordable home available to travelers
gary is a fabulous host and we always look forward to our stays at augusta place
he goes out of his way to be welcoming and is very accommodating and responsive
gary is a great host and we always enjoy our stay
a cute place to stay
the location was perfect and felt really secure and safe
this was such a cute and comfortable place
great pet friendly place close to the rover front and downtown
it’s cozy and comfortable and the location is great
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Explore the quaint town of Wausau, Wisconsin

Whether you’re traveling solo, in a group, with a loved one, or with friends and family, the Airbnb rentals above promise a delightful stay while in Wausau. And fortunately for you, they offer affordable accommodation with an eclectic mix of fabulous amenities. So, go ahead and choose your ideal space and start planning your trip today.

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