10 Best Cabins In Columbus, Ohio - Updated 2023


There is no denying that Columbus is a big, bustling city. It’s the state capital of Ohio, one of the most populous cities in the Midwest, and a regional economic powerhouse. It is also home to busy attractions, such as North Market, a public market that sells all kinds of things from produce to flowers, and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Here, you can also find education sites, such as Center of Science and Industry (COSI) and Ohio History Center. With brunch buffets and rooftop restaurants, visitors will be spoiled for choice when it comes to food scenes as well. In such a busy metropolis, it’s a little harder to find some pockets for rest and relaxation. Luckily, this guide can help you find accommodation within the larger Columbus metropolitan area. Believe it or not, this city has beautiful cabins where you can disconnect from the Ohio hustle and bustle. Scroll down for the top cabins in Columbus, Ohio.

1. Modern waterfront cabin with home theater

Nothing says staycation than a beautiful waterfront property with easy access to fishing, boating… and a home theater! Luckily, this vacation rental in Northeast Columbus offers all of these and more. This modern cabin is a 5-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom property located about 10 minutes away from Easton Town Center and Downtown Columbus. It’s a three-level residence, and inside you’ll find contemporary living spaces with plenty of natural light. There’s a commercial-grade kitchen, a game room, adjustable beds in each bedroom, and a private lake for your enjoyment. To top it all off, you can totally extend your stay and even get a discount.

★Easton Waterfront: Boat, Fish, Theatre, Barcade★
Columbus, Ohio, United States
212 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 8 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

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beds were incredibly comfortable
you will love this home the views are wonderful and the game room is everything you’d want
the mattresses are super comfy the kitchen had everything we needed and then some
comfortable stylish space for my colleagues and i to meet
i’ve seen less of the city cause i was so comfortable and it was hard to leave here
very clean and stylish place
beautiful home clean and tidy
was very clean
the place was clean and comfortable
the house was clean and the beds we're comfortable
the host was easy to contact
the hosts were very receptive to feedback and helpful throughout our stay
sam was a great host he responded immediately and made sure we enjoyed our stay even after we arrived
this space was exceptional and the owners and staff where very nice and very professional
the time put into the design and decor definitely shows how much the owners care about their property
good location easy to find
we loved the location - close to the airport shopping restaurants etc
this is a great location for large groups
this was such an awesome location
this is a great place and location for a group gathering
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2. Lakefront cabin with hot tub (from USD 495)

The Water’s Edge is perfect for vacationers who want to experience the best of what Lake Logan and Hocking Hills has to offer. Located right on the water’s edge (hence the name), this beautiful and custom three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental is the ideal launchpad for fun things to do in the waters. If you prefer staying on the land, there are hiking trails located nearby as well. There are several piece de resistance within The Water’s Edge, including the fireplace, the lakefront covered porch, the lakeside charcoal grill and fire pit, and the hot tub. The best part of it all is that you can enjoy all of these in complete privacy; The Waters Edge’s is located within a 5-acre (2-hectare) property.

Gorgeous Hocking Hills Lake Front Cabin Right On Lake Logan - Near All The Sites
Logan, Ohio, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

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enjoyed the comfortable chairs around the fire pit
beautiful property overall very clean
wonderful communications and coordination by property owners
great location and property we will be back this summer perfect get away with privacy
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3. Cozy retreat with hot tub (from USD 199)

Can’t get enough of the Hocking Hills State Park? There’s a great collection of cabin rentals in the area. If you’re traveling alone or with one other companion, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom secluded cabin along McGrery Road may be perfect for you. Located away from the tourist traffic (that can get pretty intense during peak season), this rental allows you to enjoy the serenity of Hocking Hills throughout your stay. Property amenities include a stargazing deck with a fire pit, custom hickory flooring and cabinetry, a hot tub, a full kitchen, and even a telescope in case you want to take a “closer” look at the night sky. All you need to bring are your personal effects and some firewood if you plan on using the fire pit.

Private, secluded retreat
Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Premier Host
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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but because we loved the cabin ate all the rest of our meals in
The cabin was great just as described
Was not as secluded as we would have liked but had a relaxing and cozy get away
There were clean towels to use plenty of dishes movies to watch and even toiletries in case
Was a little weary when I saw that the cabin was attached to the owners house but there was nothing to worry about
The property was clean and well maintained
The property is clean an nice as advertised
We enjoyed the fire deck and hot tub
We loved the hot tub and fire deck but what really made the trip for us was all the little things
The owner left us an anniversary card Very sweet
The fire deck was one feature we really enjoyed
He was there during our stay
Cute cozy little get away place
and we look forward to many more A beautiful cabin surrounded by peacefulness
Very cool to see the variety of tenants that had rented this property Located roughly 30 mins from Hocking Hills state park
We really loved the place
The coolest touches (in my opinion) were located in the storage closet next to the bathroom- walking sticks available to use for any hikers and a map with pins for all renters to mark where they we...
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4. Family-friendly suite with hot tub (from USD 145)

It’s time to head up north to the quaint village of Fredericktown, approximately an hour’s drive away from Downtown Columbus. Here, you’ll find The Tranquility Suite, a two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin located within Heartland Country Resort. The Tranquility Suite is located within an expansive animal farm with access to trails that lead you to the woodlands or the nearby rivers. The Tranquility Suite has a two-person hot tub, an open floor plan for the living and dining spaces, and a private porch swing for when you want to have some alone time. Bring a loved one or, if you have small kids, the entire family for a relaxing getaway.

The Tranquility Suite is a private cabin suite at Heartland Country Resort
Fredericktown, OH, US
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

5. Spacious log cabin best for families (from USD 513)

This rustic log cabin located right in the sprawling Hocking Hills State Park, situated about an hour southeast from Downtown Columbus, is a great place to stay. It’s a spacious forest retreat with six bedrooms and three bathrooms, so feel free to invite your closest friends, family, and loved ones for a short getaway in this lush region. Lovingly referred to as Cabin Sweet Cabin by its owners, the property is well-equipped for remote working and distance learning for longer stays. There’s no light pollution here, so on a clear night, you can go stargazing. Endless recreational attractions are located a short drive away.

Veteran Owned,Spectrum Wifi, Cell Service,HotTub, Firepit, Family & Pet Friendly
Lancaster, Ohio, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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our family was completely comfortable with plenty of sleeping arrangements bathrooms and privacy
game room in the basement was super extra free fun as well
play room a nice touch upstairs
she responded promptly and was very helpful
elizabeth is a responsive and attentive host
for sure a “kid and pet” friendly cabin
this place is great and we will come back sometime if you have a big family
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6. The Karshner Place (from USD 499)

The Karshner Place is an amazing vacation lodge that’s perfect for larger groups. It has 7 bedrooms, 4 bedrooms, and approximately 3,000 square feet (279 square meters) of living space. Since it’s located in Laurelville, you will have a variety of outdoor recreation and attractions to enjoy, including Hocking Hills State Park and Old Man’s Cave, one of the state park’s main highlights. On-site amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, an electric fireplace, a recreation room with a pool table and a table tennis table, a patio with a gas grill, and outside, a treehouse with swings and a slide. Without a doubt, this is a vacation rental suited for travelers of all ages.

Spacious Hocking Hills Lodge/Cabin
Laurelville, Ohio, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 22 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

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Amenities & Room:
The game room is so much fun
The house is very large and the bedrooms are all a great size with very comfortable beds
The cabin is maintained meticulously furnished better than any I've ever seen especially considering the size of the cabin
It actually felt like home and was so clean and has everything you would need to be comfortable Would definitely go back again
see the natural wonders of the area
This property is very clean and spacious
This property was very clean and spacious Close to canoeing
miniature golf hiking and ice cream
Very nice patio with firepit
covered with heavy oilcloth tablecloths
Grocery store done the road
We had 7 children who were very entertained by all the home had to offer
The location is very close to Hocking Hills State Park
either Maybe not an option in this area?Over all a great weekend
That master bathroom was phenomenal Very close to Hocking hills and hiking great places to eat and get ice cream nearby Peaceful and quiet location
We often stay at a cabin a few times per year
but you are in the country
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7. Spacious lodge with pool and hot tub (from USD 250)

There are plenty of underrated destinations that are all within a day’s drive away from Downtown Columbus. Take Frazeysburg, for instance. This charming and small village is about an hour east of the city. Plus, it is known for having the largest apple basket in the world. This is also where you’ll find Weyrich Woods Lodge, a vacation rental that pictures just won’t do any justice. This three-bedroom, three-bathroom property sits in a quiet, rural location, so you can really take a break from city life. It is also one of the top Airbnbs with a pool and a hot tub in Columbus. There is plenty of walking to do on and around the property. A group of 16 can easily retreat to this gem whenever they want.

Weyrich Woods Lodge in the Countryside
73 reviews
House 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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the highlight of this cabin is the swimming pool which was perfectly heated and the hot tub
the pool is wonderful and though not huge plenty of space for the 6 of us
adorable cabin in the woods pros (& they are big): amazing private very well heated pool
our toddler enjoyed the pool so much
pool was fantastic- nice and warm for a cold winter’s weekend
the cabin was very clean and incredibly spacious
hot tub was clean and like new
the place is clean and well organized
very nice and very clean
the little touches gave the place so much charm and it was clean and well kept
property manager was very helpful
property owners were super responsive
we had a great stay the owner was wonderful
the owner was incredibly responsive and check in was a breeze
the owner was super friendly but never bothered us even tho he lives close
great location to unplug and enjoy family time
being so close to the city what a nice getaway
it was beyond awesome the basement has the perfect movie room and walk-out
wonderful this place is unbelievable
couldn't ask for a better place to enjoy spending time together
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8. Charming cabin with front porch (from USD 150)

Look for Columbus, Ohio, on Google Maps and you’ll see that the state capital is surrounded by green. Things get particularly greener southeast, in the Hocking Hills area, including the small village of Somerset in Perry County. Approximately an hour away from Downtown Columbus, head here to stay at this accommodation, a one-bedroom, one-bathroom cozy cabin where you can truly can get some much-needed alone time. It has a covered front porch with Adirondack chairs, a soft and cozy queen-sized bed, an electric fireplace to heat up the cabin during colder seasons, and a screened porch with a hot tub where you can relax and enjoy a bubble bath. You’ll come to Downtown Columbus refreshed and energized.

Cabin with hot tub, grill, porch, picnic table, electric fireplace, queen bed
Somerset, Ohio, United States
Premier Host
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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and wifi would be awesome
the fully appointed kitchen was great
it was very clean and i appreciated that there were a variety of movies there to watch
the town is so friendly and welcoming
the caves are great to explore and not far from the location of the cabin
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9. Romantic vineyard cabin with wine tasting for two (from USD 175)

It’s amazing how fast the landscape changes as soon as you get out of Columbus. This time around, the cityscape gives way to the gentle rolling fields as you make your way to Circleville, a small town located about half an hour south of Downtown Columbus. Just like romantic hotels, this cabin is also perfect for intimate getaways with your loved ones. It is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom property situated within the locally famous Manchester Hill Winery. The cabin has a fire pit, a queen-sized bed, a luxurious clawfoot tub reminiscent of old-world elegance, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. There’s plenty of sight-seeing to do here— there’s a binocular available for your use. Don’t miss the wine tasting tour for two as Manchester Hill Winery has a selection of award-winning wines and ciders.

Winery Romantic Cabin for two. Close to Hocking Hills with guided wine tasting!
Circleville, Ohio, United States
Premier Host  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Family-friendly log cabin with a lakeside yard (from USD 151)

We understand that sometimes, you really need to head out of the city to decongest. In that case, head about 40 minutes east from Downtown Columbus to Buckeye Lake, one of the go-to destinations for short but accessible getaways. Here, you’ll find a beautifully remodeled two-bedroom log cabin located by Buckeye Lake Marina. Plus, the lake will be your backyard. Feel free to take a swim or wade through shallower waters or hire a local boat company so you can experience the lake even better. Nothing calms the mind better than water.

Log Cabin Waterfront getaway at Buckeye Lake featured in the 2019 Tour of Homes
32 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and pilllows were very comfortable and the air conditioning was perfect on our hot days
the beds were very comfortable
super clean all the conveniences you need for a cozy getaway
larry and susie were very kind and responsive to questions we had
very clean and the property managers were very responsive to all of our questions
what a beautiful cabin 25 feet from the shore of buckeye lake perfect location for sunrises
a place to relax and fish
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Take that much-needed leave

Columbus is a high-energy and dynamic city with plenty to offer for all kinds of travelers, including seafood restaurants and theme parks. But when you’ve been in the city far too long, it’s easy to get fatigued. Take the weekend off, maybe invite a couple of close loved ones or go alone, and head out of the bustling city and explore what the surrounding areas have to offer.

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