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The 11 Best Airbnb Retreats In And Around Waco, Texas - Updated 2020

The 11 Best Airbnb Retreats In And Around Waco, Texas - Updated 2020
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Affectionately known as the “Heart of Texas,” the town of Waco is home to Baylor University, numerous attractions, and a rich history. Located between Dallas and Austin, Waco is an ideal weekend getaway for a Baylor football game or a visit to the famous Magnolia Marketplace. These Airbnbs are the perfect place to stay in Waco, during your next visit. Don’t miss your chance to book these homes today!

1. Elegant tiny house (from USD 93)

This adorable tiny house is the perfect retreat for a couple’s getaway in the Waco, Texas area. The tiny house is a beautiful and modern home, with solid wood flooring and countertops, a full-sized bathroom, elegant kitchen, and an eco-friendly design.

It’s perfect for couples, as it sleeps two in a bedroom loft, but it can also accommodate children in the lounge loft, if necessary. If you enjoy carefully designed, yet simple spaces for your vacation getaway, this tiny house is the Airbnb for you.

Elegant Tiny House in Waco–Near Magnolia
Waco, Texas, United States
311 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
If you are tall, you will not be sitting up in bed ;)
The large loft bed is quite comfortable.
The beds were super comfy and the sheets/pillows were great.
Cleanliness:
So clean and everything you need right your fingertips.
The home was very clean and well decorated.
It was clean and cozy.
Host:
The hosts communicate well and respond practically immediately.
My daughter really wanted to try one out
Kenneth and Amanda were amazing hosts.
Location:
We enjoyed every moment in it, perfect place to relax and unwind!
Perfect place to stay!
Great place to stay.
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2. The German Schmear House (from USD 164)

This lovely home is located in the quiet, yet scenic Mountainview area of Waco, near Baylor. Newly renovated and featuring a big living room, large backyard, modern kitchen, and four spacious bedrooms, this full-house rental is perfect for large groups or families looking for a space to call their own, in Waco.

The German Schmear House was featured on the popular TV show “Fixer Upper” and is a true example of simple elegance and style, in a 1970s ranch-style home.

SEEN ON FIXER UPPER- The German Schmear House
Waco, Texas, United States
196 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Beds & pillows very comfy.
We enjoyed preparing supper in the well designed kitchen and relaxing on the sofa watching Netflix.
The beds and the living areas were very comfortable and everything was nicely decorated.
Cleanliness:
Everything was clean and well taken care of.
Very clean and nice.
Their home is beautifully decorated and very clean.
Host:
Jeff and Sara respond very quickly!
I did not meet Jeff and Sara
Thank you again Jeff and Sara.
Location:
Best place we have ever stayed!!!
Really a nice place to stay.
Great place to stay!
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3. The Guest House (from USD 54)

This Airbnb is a unique blend between a small cottage and a studio apartment. The Guest House is just a short drive from Magnolia Market and Baylor University and offers guests a quiet country home, away from the busy city. It features an open floor plan and fully integrates the kitchen, living room, and bedroom into one cozy space.

Echt GUESTHOUSE - 12 min from Magnolia & Baylor U
Waco, Texas, United States
169 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you might feel like you're on a cruise when you see what's on your bed!!!!
The shower was wonderful, the soap, I can't rant about the soap...
They even provided an iPhone charger!
Cleanliness:
And it was super clean.
Very clean with everything you need.
Everything was clean and we'll stocked.
Host:
Just what we were looking for.
It was exactly what I was looking for and was exactly what was advertised.
I loved being able to see the stars too!
Location:
This is the place.
Great place to stay!
Place was great!
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4. The Harp House (from USD 495)

The Harp House is another home of “Fixer Upper” fame and is the perfect Airbnb for large groups or multiple families travelling to Waco for an extended stay. The home features five bedrooms and a common sleeping area, with an assortment of king and queen sized beds, bunk beds, and sofa beds to accommodate a large group.

The kitchen, dining area, outdoor space, and multiple living rooms make the Harp House ideal for large gatherings and events. The Harp House is the ultimate getaway for large families in the Waco area for Baylor events or for big groups on an extended vacation!

Harp House A Family Friendly Home in Waco TX
Waco, Texas, United States
163 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Upstairs the bunk bed room had been transformed to two twin beds, so that worked great for us adults.
The furniture and beds are very well kept and so comfortable!
Beds are all comfortable it is very clean.
Cleanliness:
It was super clean!
So beautiful and so clean!
The house was so clean, cleaner than most Airbnbs I’ve stayed at.
Host:
And, let's talk about Debbie....
she is the best host you will EVER find on
Would recommend to anyone!
Location:
Great place to stay!
We could not have asked for a better place to relax for the weekend.
Fantastic place to stay.
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5. Brazos River Cabin (from USD 140)

The Brazos River Cabin is truly an oasis in Waco. Located just a short drive from McLane Stadium and Magnolia, the cabin is situated along the banks of the Brazos River and offers scenic and peaceful outdoor living, in addition to an open-floor plan cabin. Inside the cabin, there is a queen bed, sofa sleeper, kitchen, and a bathroom and outside there is a beautiful outdoor shower for guest use.

Waco Vacation Rentals Brazos River Cabin
Waco, Texas, United States
101 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed is super comfy- so plan on sleeping in!
The kitchen and bedroom are one room.
The outdoor shower is great!
Cleanliness:
Clean and everything you need !!!
It’s always super clean and comfortable.
Very clean and super cute!
Host:
Will definitely use again and recommend to others!
That is definitely something I know nothing about.
We will be back for sure.
Location:
A place to leave your worries behind and just relax!
Book this place and you won't be disappointed!
Area was not really the place for me.
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6. The Famous Waco Mid-Mod (from USD 295)

This beautiful home boasts a recently renovated mid-century design, with a quaint, cozy feel. The Famous Waco Mid-Mod is situated in the center of Waco, in the Mountainview neighborhood and features an exceptional outdoor space, with a pergola-covered patio that is perfect for small get-togethers.

FIXER UPPER FABULOUS! S 2 - Mid- Mod. Sleeps 10
Waco, Texas, United States
109 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We never even sat at the table!
The beds were very comfortable.
Beds very comfy.
Cleanliness:
The house was clean an beautiful.
Everything was clean and neat, and decorated beautifully.
Everything was exactly as pictured and so very clean and comfortable.
Host:
Exactly what we’d hoped for.
What more can I say?
I highly recommend going to the Milo for brunch-
Location:
Great place to stay while touring Waco!
The place was super clean.
This place is beautiful.
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7. Magnolia Market Boutique Hotel (from USD 99)

The Magnolia Market Boutique Hotel is a collection of ten luxury condos, located a short walk from McLane Stadium and Magnolia Market. These beautiful units boast stylishly decorated interiors, each complete with a fully stocked kitchen, high-speed WiFi, two bedrooms, and a spacious living area.

These condos are perfect for couples, small groups, or families travelling to Waco for Baylor University events. They are a fantastic deal for the price and are sure to impress any guest.

Magnolia Market - Boutique Hotel
Waco, Texas, United States
144 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed was so comfortable.
The beds were super comfortable!
Beds were amazingly comfortable!
Cleanliness:
Everything was accurately described and very clean!
It was very clean and comfortable.
Clean and comfortable.
Host:
& she loved the place too!
Met all our needs!!!
I would recommend it to anyone who wants to discover Waco.
Location:
Location, location, location.
Couldn't ask for a better place to stay!
This is my go to place when visiting Waco.
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8. The Cottage on Columbus (from USD 102)

The Cottage on Columbus is a lovely renovated 1930s home, that is tastefully decorated in a modern farmhouse style. Centrally located in Waco, this cottage is a great retreat for small groups or couples and features three bedrooms and a small, yet adorable kitchenette.

The Cottage on Columbus
Waco, Texas, United States
188 reviews
Entire bungalow 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
-Fully stocked bathroom!
There is only one bathroom
Beds couldn’t be more comfortable!
Cleanliness:
Clean and nicely decorated.
Terribly stained and dirty.
It is conveniently located, very clean, and quite comfortable.
Host:
You can tell the owners have tried really hard!!
The host answered our questions quickly.
so he could run an errand!
Location:
Also, the neighborhood was not entirely what we expected
- we did not walk to any locations, we just drove.
The location was very conveniently located.
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9. Airstream in Cameron Park

A truly unique Airbnb experience, this vacation rental is a vintage Airstream camper van, that has been remodelled into a groovy, eclectic space, just a few blocks from the beautiful Cameron Park. This Airstream Airbnb features a cozy bedroom, kitchenette, stunning outdoor seating, an indoor bathroom, and a private outdoor shower.

The host provides free bike rentals for guests to use during their stay, making your travel around Waco even easier. This Airbnb is perfect for solo travellers and couples looking for a cozy space for a weekend getaway.

Airstream in Cameron Park

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10. The Little Blue House

This cozy little cottage is located just a few minutes from downtown Waco and offers guests a small respite from the hustle and bustle of Magnolia and Baylor. This Airbnb is an adorable “little blue house”, surrounded by woodlands and farmlands.

Cottage, Minutes from Magnolia/Baylor/Shopping
McGregor, Texas, United States
88 reviews
Entire cabin 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were super comfortable.
The house had lots of spiders in it, some of which were in the bed and shower.
I really enjoyed coffee on the porch.
Cleanliness:
It is very clean and decorated very nicely.
Clean and comfortable.
The house was super clean and had everything we needed.
Host:
We sent owner messages but had no response.
The only caveat-
John and Molly were wonderful hosts.
Location:
This places is exactly what it looks like online.
We couldn't have asked for a better place to escape and refuel.
If your looking for a great place to stay around
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11. A comfortable room with a big backyard (from USD 40)

Situated near Baylor and Magnolia, this spacious accommodation offers a room that can be occupied by no more than two people. You can also enjoy a private bathroom for complete privacy. When there are no other guests, you can enjoy the whole property to yourself. To sit back, relax and recharge your energy, you may want to sit in the living room and enjoy the giant TV that comes with free Netflix. You will also be granted free access to the wireless internet.

The kitchen has a refrigerator, a coffee maker and a microwave, among others. Feel free to enjoy your morning in the big backyard or use the front porch swing.

3 Bedroom (M) Near Baylor, Magnolia
Waco, Texas, United States
58 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Comfortable bed, plenty of space.
Quiet, comfortable bed, easy parking.
After long hour of driving, the comfy bed and cozy atmosphere give us a great rest.
Cleanliness:
It is very clean and neat.
Her place was clean and cozy!
Everything was clean and was stocked with more than enough amenities for the stay.
Host:
I would stay with Paula again.
Stayed here a few times now.
Everything we needed was provided.
Location:
The place was exactly as described.
If you're looking for an upscale suburban neighborhood, this isn't it.
This place is Great!
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The perfect getaway

Whether you’re a solo traveller or a member of a large group, these ten Airbnbs are sure to impress. Choose from this list of vacation rentals for your next trip to Waco, Texas and make your vacation one to remember.

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