Nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountains, Julian is a small town located in Southern California. This mountain town might only have a population of around 1500 people, but it has a rich history. Indigenous peoples were the first to inhabit the land and in the mid-1800s European settlers came to the area. They soon discovered gold and mining camps were quickly set up. Today, the town is a popular tourist spot for people looking to get away. People come not just to hike and explore the beautiful nature of the area, but to also explore the historic town centre and learn more about the gold rush. Whatever your reason for coming to Julian, you’ll need a place to stay. We’ve put together a list of the top cabin rentals in Julian, California, so keep reading to explore the options.
This cabin was previously a fire lookout cabin and has been beautifully remodelled, boasting vintage charm along with modern convenience. Though recently upgraded, the cabin does retain a few key pieces, including wooden flooring, an indoor fireplace, and even retro kitchenware. Speaking of, the kitchen has everything you need to whip up your favourite meals. One of the best things about this cabin is its outdoor space. It has a spacious deck, giving you a space to enjoy a meal as you take in the beautiful scenery. Also on the deck is a hot tub which can seat four people. The home has two bedrooms and can sleep up to six guests.
The Enchanted Lookout - private luxury cabin & SpaJulian, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe record player board games and no tv in the living room made for amazing family timeamazing the view the hot tub the cabin the kitchen appliances the wood burning stovevery cozy and the jacuzzi was a perfect touchthe beds were very comfortable and the hot tub was easy to usethere was just enough room for 2 couples celebrating our 2 year anniversarieseverything was exceptionally clean including the wonderful spathis place is great clean cozy and has many thoughtful touchesexceptionally clean with everything you need for a weekend to get awaythe cabin was super clean which is huge for methe house was immaculately clean and so comfortable- including the bed & pillows
Host:the host was super quick and receptive to our questionstamara was a great host as usualthe instructions prior to arrival and labels in the home were very helpfulshe truly is a super hosttamara was super responsive and is a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location with wonderful vistasperfect location for a weekend getawaywithin good distance to town and a great place to get away togreat location very nice and relaxingsuper close to julian too
This cabin has a lovely, cosy charm and it’s been recently upgraded so you can enjoy modern amenities. The living room has high ceilings, a fireplace, and plenty of comfortable and stylish furniture to relax on. When you want to whip up a family-favourite meal, head to the updated kitchen that has everything needed to create your favourite dishes. Even the bathroom is nice and updated with a waterfall shower head and heated floors. The cabin has two bedrooms and space to sleep four guests so it’s an excellent option for a family getaway. Plus, it’s nice and secluded so that you can enjoy family time surrounded by trees and wildlife.
Deerwalk Retreat- Close to Town, Miles from StressJulian, California, United States
Top guest reviewshouse was equipped with great air conditioner and air purifier to keep the house freshsleeping accommodations were so comfortable i meant to look at the mattress manufacturerthe beds were incredibly comfortable and the bedrooms were filled with natural lightwe particularly enjoyed the heated tiles on the bathroom floorit also featured modern amenities and a great kitchenabsolutely beautiful clean and relaxingvery clean not cluttered or fussyplace was sparking clean and had additional cleaning materials on hand (important during this time) and very stylishnice and clean and love the fireplacethe house is impeccably designed and was immaculately clean
Host:they are great hostsowners have gone out of their way to make their guests feel welcomein addition to being wonderful people they are the mvp of airbnb hoststhe owners are top shelf they take care of the property and the people that rent itthis place is fantastic our host sean and his family were extremely gracious and accommodatingRead more reviewsideal location for attending a julian weddingthe location as perfectthe location was perfect close to town in a tranquil settingthis was the perfect location since it's so close to everything in julianthis was such a wonderful place to get away to
If you like to spend your time outdoors, then this cabin is a great option for you. There are two beautiful decks, providing plenty of space to take in the view. The top deck is attached to the loft bedroom, providing a private space to gaze up at the stars before falling asleep at night. The lower deck has plenty of seating space and a barbecue, the perfect spot to enjoy a meal while taking in the scenery. There are even a swing and a hammock for you to use. Inside, the cabin has one bedroom, making it an excellent place for a romantic getaway. The living room has a wood-burning stove, a cosy sofa, and a TV. The kitchen is well-equipped for making your own meals.
Moose Mountain LodgeJulian, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe really enjoyed the double decks (upper for stargazing and lower with the grill and picnic table)fully equipped kitchen & the wood stove warms the cabin nicelyeven with multiple windows open and fans it got a bit warm as wellgood internet too we even saw wild turkeys from the bathroom window one morningcomfortable and had everything we neededthe cabin was spotlessly clean and all the linens and towels were freshbarbara's place is clean & comfywas perfectly clean and well appointedthe cabin was clean and fresh linens were providedthe place what adorable and very clean
Host:barbara was an amazing hostresponsive host with nice local tipsbarbara was friendly and quick to answer any of our questionsoverall this was a nice place and very accommodating hostbarbara exceeded my expectations she was always very responsive and helpful if we had any questionsRead more reviewslaguna just 25 minutes away the location is perfectit's location to town is perfectgreat lodge if you’re wanting to be close to townnice cozy cabin in grest location close to townupstairs is so relaxing and very close to the city
While this cabin has been recently renovated, it does still retain plenty of its vintage charm. It still has a wood-burning stove and wood-panelled walls, which work alongside details such as a clawfoot tub and quaint, quilted bedspreads to really get you into the cosy cabin spirit. The cabin has two bedrooms and space to sleep five guests so it’s a great option for families looking to get away. The kitchen has everything needed to cook your own meals and the living room has plenty of seating space. Outside you’ll find a barbecue and lots of space to sit and eat your meals surrounded by nature. Plus, the cabin is nice and secluded so you can enjoy some privacy.
The Time Traveler Retreat! 5 star Cabin Pets OKJulian, California, United States
Top guest reviewsthe cabin has both ac and heat along with some space heaters for those needing extra warmthwe so appreciated the air conditioning as it was a very hot couple of dayssuch a beautiful and cozy cabin with great amenitiescabin is as pictured cozy with a beautiful deck beautiful bathroom great ratethe space is cozy with many thoughtful touchesvery clean and quiet escapethe cabin was very clean and comfortableclean comfortable place to stay in julianthe cabin is so clean and cozyclean convenient and stocked with all necessities
Host:john the host is so helpfuljohn was a very welcoming hostthe host was very responsive and helpfuljohn was a wonderful host and responded quickly to all of my questionsthey were kind and quick to respond with any questionsRead more reviewsgreat location and close to townthe location is great very close to townwe loved the locationgreat location and close to restaurants and shopspretty close to the town of julian although not walking distance
This cabin has been beautifully designed with a modern feel while still feeling nice and cosy. The living room has stylish contemporary furniture reminiscent of Mid-century Modern design so you can unwind in front of the fireplace or TV in chic furniture. For those who like to cook, the kitchen has everything needed to cook your favourite meals during your stay. The cabin is situated on top of a hill, and luckily, there’s plenty of outdoor seating so you can look out over the beautiful scenery. It has two bedrooms and six beds, and sleeps eight guests.
Julian Flat Top Mountain GetawayJulian, California, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved the views and her cozy homethe views from the house are beautiful and the beds are comfythe kitchen and bath were well-stocked and the beds were comfortablewe had such a comfortable stay and enjoyed the town of julianthe house is clean and stylishbedrooms are clean and beds are comfortablethe house was clean and the kitchen well stocked for our useher place is stylish and cleanthe house is great as well so clean and little touches that make it very comfortable
Host:mary is an amazing hostmary is a great host and any questions i had she was quick to respondthe hosts are extremely helpful & generousamazing cabin with an amazing hostfinally mary was a very communicative host providing prompt courteous and accurate informationRead more reviewsthe location is very beautifuljust a perfect location for a stay in jullianclose to quaint town and outdoor adventuresit’s ideal place to stay with your familyyou must go to the wineries that are pretty much walking distance
If you’re looking for a quaint romantic getaway for two, then this log cabin might be the perfect option for you. The wooden structure and indoor fireplace give it a cosy vibe, inviting you to sit back and relax. But it’s got plenty of modern amenities too, including a brand-new kitchen with everything needed for making your own meals, a clawfoot tub with jets in the bathroom, and a flat-screen TV. Outside you’ll not only find seating space to enjoy the view, but also a spa where you can enjoy a relaxing, romantic evening under the stars.
*NEW* COLEMAN CREEK, AUTHENTIC LOG CABIN + SPA IN FOREST. Thoroughly Disinfected
Top guest reviewsthe gas fireplace/heater was amazing and heated the place up nicelythe memory foam mattress was extremely comfortable after a long day in the mountainswe enjoyed the well-appointed kitchen seattle's best coffee and godiva chocolatesrustic cozy but convenient and lavish with full kitchen heat outdoor jacuzzi and pretty claw foot tubcomfortable bed amazing porch for morning coffee and afternoon cocktailsclean neat well stocked kitchen bath and linens beautiful log cabin with cozy feelthe jacuzzi was hot and clean when we arrived and barbecue ready to gowe enjoyed a special romantic get-away in this quiet clean cabin
Host:just a wonderful weekend thank you coleman cabin for hosting usgreat communication and attention from the host throughout the stayRead more reviewsgreat little cabin super close to everything but you feel miles awaywell situated for easy walk into towncabin is in perfect location to main streetit is in the perfect location and had everything we neededif you're looking for a romantic getaway this is your place
For those looking to surround themselves with nature, this cabin is a great option. It’s surrounded by greenery and has a spacious deck so you’ll have the perfect spot to sit and take in the view. You may even spot local wildlife such as deer and wild turkeys roaming about. Inside, the cabin has two bedrooms and space to sleep up to eight guests. There’s a kitchen which has everything you’ll need for cooking your favourite meals during your stay. In the living room, you can curl up with a good book in front of the fireplace. Pets are also welcome at this cabin.
Piute Trail Lodge Lake Cuyamaca
Top guest reviewsgreat place to getaway and disconnect although there is wi-fi if you absolutely need to connectRead more reviewscabin is clean and comfortablehouse was very clean and had all we neededwe really enjoyed our stay the house is spotless and well stocked
Here, we have another option that’s great for those looking for some privacy. This cabin is surrounded by forest so you won’t have to worry about neighbours being too close, and you’ll have beautiful views to take in. The cabin has two bedrooms and can sleep up to six guests, so it’s a good option for families or a group of friends. The living room has plenty of seating space as well as a fireplace and TV, making it the perfect spot to unwind in the evening. For those who like to cook, there’s a kitchen with all the necessities for making your own food. There’s plenty of outdoor seating space on the deck so you have the perfect spot to take in the greenery.
A Secluded Cabin on an Acre of Woods-Julian Mountain HavenJulian, CA, US
This cute cabin has space for two, which makes it the ideal spot for a romantic retreat. It’s adorable inside and out, with plenty of old-school charm including a wood-burning stove and vintage furniture. There’s a kitchen so you can make your own meals during your stay, while the living room has space to unwind and watch some TV. The cabin is surrounded by plenty of greenery so why not take your coffee on to the deck and take in the view?
Little Pine Cabin - Romantic Getaway - Netflix & WiFi
Top guest reviewsthe cottage itself is very comfortable and well-equippedit gets cold inside (late march) but the comfortable bed and blankets helpedvery clean and i loved the nostalgic feelthe cabin was well stocked well kept clean and comfortthe cabin was quiet cozy clean and well stockedthe space was smaller than i expected but it was clean great hostess on property and lovely
Host:ilona and rene are very helpful and nicethe groundskeeper renee was very kind accommodating and welcomingso friendly and we had nice conversations with herwe loved relaxing on the porch and hammockwe absolutely loved renee the onsite caretakera water filter is provided which was super convenient renee the cabin guide is super friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsagain this is a cute place to stay for the durationwe really enjoyed the location and the cute shed-to-cottage conversion
This cute vintage cabin is a cosy retreat surrounded by nature. There are plenty of nice areas to curl up and relax, from the table and chairs outdoors to the living room with TV. The cabin has one bedroom with space for up to four guests so it makes a nice romantic getaway or place for a small family to call home. The hosts provide a barbecue outdoors, a variety of board games, and pantry items. Do be aware that the cabin has a kitchenette so you’ll be able to make your own simple meals.
Pine House - An updated retreat in the mountains - Netflix & WiFi
Top guest reviewsvery clean though i would have liked the up high spots (windows and wood walls) to be cleanerexcellent property our cabin was clean and waiting for us when we arrivedi love the property very clean and has that ''at-home'' feelingclean friendly nice area owners great
Host:ilana was also a great host and made sure that everything was perfectowners are very kind and responsivethe owner and the lady who lives on the property were really niceresponsive and eager to help i would absolutely stay here againilana was a great host the property was very clean and checking in was easyRead more reviewsreally liked the location being right outside of julianthough close to neighbors the cabin was cozy and comfortablethe location is beautiful the cabin was exactly what we needed for our family of 4would highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice getaway nice location family friendly environmenta great place to stay at a great price
So many cosy cabins to choose from
Julian offers plenty of cabin rentals to choose from. Whether you prefer the luxury of a modern cabin with lots of amenities or you want the quaint charm of a vintage cabin, there’s something for you. So book your favourite cabin rental in Julian, California, today!
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