10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Catskill Mountains, New York

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Upstate New York’s Catskills Mountains is no longer just a location for tranquil nature adventures. Here, visitors can golf with mountain vistas in the background, zipline over evergreen forests, and race down powdery slopes. Families can board the Hunter Mountain Skyride for breathtaking views of the Northern Catskill Mountains, Massachusetts’s Berkshires, and Vermont’s Green Mountains. In New York’s Greene County, visitors can paddle across to the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, snowshoe, ride twisting waterslides, and hike. By reserving mountainside cabins, visitors may engage in these captivating activities including the delightful leaf-peeping season. To get into your “New York State of Mind” before arriving, please check out our list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals near Catskill Mountains, New York.

1. Charming wilderness refuge with mountain views (from USD 176)

While staying at this charming single-bedroom, single-bath wilderness cottage, guests can enjoy nature’s wonders from their deck. Visitors can find themselves nestled in hillside forests overlooking New York State’s Catskills Mountains. The bedroom is furnished with a sofa, an antique rug, wood floors, and a king-sized bed. Cold eastern winters can be combatted with steamy showers in the multi-person, slate-tiled shower. During summer, guests can sunbathe next to the pool, fish in Esopus River, and enjoy their air-conditioned cottage. The pavilion offers ping-pong and billiards, card playing, a pool, barbecue, and socializing beside the fire pit’s glowing flames.

Mountain Sky Cottage 1
89 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater was amazing and we especially loved the heated bathroom floors
very nice bathroom and a great view
used for hiking trip comfortable couch and bed to sleep on top notch space
they were light-filled and comfortable though the bed and pillows could be upgraded
the cabin was beautiful loved the heated floor in the bathroom
Cleanliness:
very clean and quiet cabin
it was super clean and cozy
the cabin was clean and modern
the cottage we stayed at was very clean and cozy
the cabin was sparkling clean spacious and very quiet
Host:
fletcher is a great host
the host was responsive to any issues
my host was very responsive and helpful with providing recommendations
Location:
good trails close by
beautiful relaxing location hope to return some day
great spot so close the hiking and great food
a perfect weekend getaway close to many hiking trails and even a few great restaurants
great location cabin is superb hiking and skiing is amazing
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2. Tranquil mountain rancher with shared pool (from USD 197)

Guests vacationing at this forest retreat can enjoy a quiet nature vacation tucked away in the legendary Catskills Mountains. They can experience fresh air, clear blue skies, verdant forests, and birds chirping from their veranda. The two bedrooms’ king-sized and queen-sized beds, the living room’s futon, and a single bathroom can easily host up to five guests. In addition to the shared fire pit and barbecue, visitors can create delicious meals in their kitchenette. With parking, a desk, and Wi-Fi, families can plan and execute their mountain adventures after a nutrient-packed breakfast. By being located in a complex, children and adults can engage in board games and card games, swim in the pool, and play ping-pong.

Birdsong Cottage
68 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no cell service but great wifi
beds were comfortable and had ac/ceiling fans if it gets too hot
we appreciated the coffee service available both in our room and also at the hall on site
good wifi and close to some good trails
we arrived a little early and luckily the room was ready and he allowed us to get in
Cleanliness:
impeccably clean and organized
very clean cozy and warm
it was very clean and cozy
everything was super clean and well maintained
beautiful clean space nestled in gorgeous woods
Host:
host was incredibly responsive
wonderful hosts and amazing grounds
the hosts were incredibly responsive
the staff is excellent very supportive
the other 2 nights we ate at pine hill arms friendly service great menu
Location:
great if you want to be close to major trailheads
great place close to a lot of fun activities and restaurants
the location and space was perfect
best of all was being so close to the creek
the location is great as there are plenty of outdoor activities in the area
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3. Rustic cabin with a fireplace (from USD 253)

New York State’s great outdoors can be enjoyed by up to four guests staying at this two-bedroom, one-bath cabin. After skiing or snowmobiling across frozen fields, guests can warm up with Mexican coffee by the fireplace. The living room’s tan sofas, animal hide rug, exposed beams, and fur-covered chairs contribute to its rustic cabin vibe. In summer, guests can catch wildlife passing by their porch-front hammock and seating. After preparing breakfast in the kitchen, one can read peacefully by the fire pit surrounded by fall’s beautiful scenery. While guests sleep soundly under wool blankets, pets can guard them against bears, deer, attack squirrels, and chubby-cheeked chipmunks.

Wildcat Mountain Cabin
Mount Tremper, New York, United States
313 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful amenities and a warm comfortable place
we used the wifi to make calls using apps and enjoyed the break
there is however good wi-fi connectivity in the cabin
the bed and blankets were very comfortable
beds also super comfy and stylish
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
everything was very clean
the cabin is clean and cozy
clean linens comfy beds thoughtful decor
place was clean and communication was good
Host:
mel is an amazing host
mel is a profoundly good host too
mel herself is such a lovely host very thoughtful and communicative
mel was a wonderful host - very communicative and had a bunch of recommendations
mel is a welcoming host and will make sure you have everything you need to enjoy your stay
Location:
close proximity to local areas of interest
the location is fantastic and centrally located to everything you’d want to do in the area
it was a perfect location and an ideal get away for a few days
secluded enough but close to some tourist attractions
phoenicia diner is close-by and has great food
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4. Minimalist woodland cottage (from USD 183)

This historic woodland cottage’s two bedrooms and lone bathroom can host up to three guests. Visitors can find the checker-floored kitchen’s butcher-block wood counters spacious enough for preparing family feasts. While children do craft projects on the dining room table, adults can socialize on fluffy couches by the toasty wood stove. Visitors can revive their weary muscles in the marble-tiled shower after hiking rugged mountain trails. This minimalistic, vintage cottage is located near waterfalls and the Blue Hole where families can swim together. With onsite parking, families can hit the road for outdoor adventures besides playing Frisbee or soccer in the backyard.

1850 CARRIAGE HOUSE and Creek
West Shokan, New York, United States
216 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment (the carriage house) is decorated tastefully with some great furniture
highly recommend lisa’s cozy and beautiful carriage house
their cottage is charming and cozy but with plenty of space to stretch out
the space is stylish and comfortable
the large table provided a great work space for us
Cleanliness:
wonderfully clean and well laid out
beautiful and clean space right across a creek
very clean and easy to find
the space is charming clean and quiet
the apartment was super clean well kept
Host:
the host was nice and helpful
hosts responded quickly and helpfully
lisa and kevin were fantastic hosts who went above and beyond to make our stay incredible
the hosts were considerate and we had the privacy we were hoping for
lisa and kevin are super hosts with a super place
Location:
great location and privacy
location was superb close to woodstock and nice hiking
such a perfect location with the beautiful stream right across the road
a close drive to woodstock and amazing restaurants
a great place close to several fun activities and hikes
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5. Serene creekside haven with skylights (from USD 261)

Throughout the four seasons, guests of this two-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath cabin can cook up culinary delights in the kitchen. With skylights, plenty of windows, and a sundeck, they can soak in the forest scenery. During the winter, visitors can throw wood in the wood stove to warm up the vintage-furnished living room to play charades. Travelers can sleep under the stars and awaken to sunbeams streaming through their bedroom skylights. After cycling through Catskills Park, guests can sway on the hammock while listening to the creek’s trickling waters and splashing fish. In Phoenicia, visitors can buy Davie Crockett’s fluffy raccoon-tail hat after snapping selfies with his statue while antique shopping.

Mountain view on Stream beauty
99 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were particularly pleased with the kitchen amenities—all cooking utensils were at hand
and the furniture is cozy and comfortable
we live going in and having breakfast and enjoying the mountain air
plenty of room to relax and breath some fresh air
our kids enjoyed sleeping on the mezzanine floor and played pool for hours in the morning
Cleanliness:
it was clean and cozy
we loved the house it was really clean and fully stocked up
when we walked in the house looked like it hadn't been cleaned in years
the house was very clean and had everything needed for a relaxing weekend
the house itself was immaculately clean and well-suited with plenty of comfy sitting areas board games and books
Host:
david was very responsive to our questions during our stay
david was attentive and a pleasure to deal with
our host was amazing with fast replies ensured we checked in ok considerate with our requests
thanks a lot to our host david
wonderful house and thoughtful host
Location:
hope we can come in the summer and enjoy the outdoor location more
fantastic house in a great location
my family loved the location
great house in a perfect location right on a beautiful mountain stream
really close to phoenicia yet still secluded to get some peace and quiet
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6. Peaceful hillside retreat on vast forestland (from USD 195)

This hillside retreat turns into a winter wonderland after each snowfall. Here, guests can ski, enjoy snowball fights, and form igloos. However, for guests not smitten by the snow and cold, there are leather couches to sip cocoa by the fireplace. Its rustic kitchen with a vinyl-seated dining area offers families the chance to bake festive treats together. The wood-panelled, three bedrooms and double bathrooms provide areas where up to six guests can bathe, relax, and sleep. On warmer days, visitors can lounge on the deck, pick berries in the forest, and dine outdoors. With parking onsite, they can drive to pick up groceries, tube down the Esopus River, and swim in the Ashokan Reservoir.

Quiet, Peaceful & Secluded Streamside House,
West Shokan, New York, United States
88 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is excellent
check-in is very easy and wifi works great
oh the 2 lounge chairs were so comfortable i want a pair
very cozy cabin + beautiful views great spot for a weekend trip
kitchen has en enough amenities for the stay and living room is peaceful with elements of antique
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and cozy
love how quick rick is with communication and the cleanliness is a+
the space was very clean cozy and just the right amount of quirky
a sparkling clean warm house in the woods babbling brook outside the window
the house is very charming spot clean and is the perfect weekend getaway spot
Host:
rick was a great host
rick was a great host
rick was also a great host
rick was an excellent host
rick was a great unobtrusive host who answered our questions very quickly
Location:
a comfortable stay close to the wild
rick’s place is located in the heart of the beautiful catskills
great location perfect for a relaxing vacation
the location is perfect and relaxing
rick's place is in a stunning location
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7. Spacious historic home with hot tub (from USD 169)

After opening the front door, visitors can uncover a dining room table where guests can play Scrabble, draw, or plan itineraries. During colder months, pies, cookies, and hearty meals can be prepared in the kitchen. The living room’s leather couch and cotton sofas provide year-round opportunities to bond over movies, sports, and board games. With a large yard, children and pets can play joyfully as adults sip wine and barbecue on the deck. Visitors can find this four-bedroom, two-bathroom historic home located near Phoenicia’s Main Street shops and cafés. Through cooler months, guests can enjoy the hot tub’s bubbling waters, soak in the clawfoot tub, and stock the wood stove.

The Phoenicia House - comfort, hot tub, access
Phoenicia, New York, United States
63 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had amazing amenities and was very cozy
the beds were awesome
very comfortable downstairs living room/tv room old-school wrap-around screened in porch
the decoration is beautiful the kitchen the dining room and the living room are nice and cozy
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and thoughtfully laid out
the place was so beautiful and clean
the house is very cozy spacious and was super clean
home is spotless with amazing amenities
the airbnb was just as described — clean spacious and a quick walk to the main area of town
Host:
james was such a wonderful host
they were very responsive and helpful whenever we had questions
james was very attentive and responsive during our communications
james was very responsive and accomodating in our communication
so thoughtful and helpful
Location:
walking distance from the town and short driving distance from cool and fun activities
the location is great right next to the shopping/food places on the main street
the place is so cute and the location is excellent - accessible yet private
it's nestled right in town super quiet close to groceries
it's perfect distance from main street brio's and the phoenicia market
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8. Cosy mountainside oasis near Esopus River (from USD 359)

Lovers of nature can be at one with nature at this rustic two-bedroom, one-bath mountainside oasis. Not only can they sit amongst potted plants on the deck, but they can indulge in fragrant pines while listening to the river. This pine-walled haven provides people with a relaxing retreat, thanks to its green meadows and mountainside location. There is a large woodpile available so that guests can keep the fireplace’s flames lively during cold Northeastern winters and blizzards. Before hitting the trails during leaf-peeping season, hikers can do laundry while cooking breakfast in the kitchen. While surrounded by an amazing forest, guests can barbecue steaks and drink special coffees by the fire pit under clear, starry skies.

Mountainside Cottage Escape (Catskills)
Phoenicia, New York, United States
95 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi shower other amenities are all top notch
the cabin is wonderfully designed with what seemed to be japanese and danish furniture and kitchen utensils
beautiful cozy little spot really nicely furnished and lots of amenities provided
if you run hot you may want to bring an extra fan
the kitchen is small but very usable and the interior is lovely
Cleanliness:
superbly clean and beautifully decorated
great place very clean and stylish little getaway
the space was impeccably clean and styled perfectly
the space is very clean beautiful interiors and very thoughtfully designed
max's cabin is very nice clean and beautifully decorated
Host:
they were very communicative and helpful throughout our stay
max was quick to respond and a very helpful host
max was so friendly and available for any questions we had
max is a great host place is great
max was super responsive and helpful
Location:
the location is absolutely perfect
perfect location close to some great restaurants
it is also close to great hikes from kaaterskill falls to hunter mountain
great location- only minutes from phoenicia diner but quiet and private
conveniently located in the heart of the catskills great hiking trails are right around the corner
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9. Beautiful forest sanctuary with streamside dining (from USD 296)

Tucked away in Upstate New York’s forests is this beautiful, rustic three-bedroom and single-bathroom sanctuary. With wood walls, plaid blankets, antique lanterns, and bedrooms with sweeping woodland views, travellers have a place far removed from urban life to retreat to. The stone patio’s charcoal grill and stone fire pit are ideal for cooking burgers, veggie skewers, hearty chili, and steaks. Guests can enjoy romantic dining beside the bubbling spring or amongst the patio’s hydrangea bushes. During powerful snowstorms, visitors can search through the library’s many titles to read by the hot wood stove. With its combined kitchen and dining areas, families can do laundry, socialize, and play online games while supper is being prepared.

Charming Country Cabin by a Stream
Phoenicia, New York, United States
302 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such as great kitchen appliances fantastic shower usb ports and access to netflix alexa etc
it’s not just cozy and stylish it has lovely amenities too
not only is it stunningly decorated it's comfortable cozy and inviting
my personal favorite part was the room with two twin beds
stayed here during a winter storm and it was amazingly cozy warm and a delight to stay in
Cleanliness:
great communication super clean and equipped
it's clean secluded and comfortable
super clean and very well cared for
it was nice cozy clean and quiet
f&a's cabin is stylish functional clean and super cozy
Host:
they are perfect hosts
frankie & andrew were fantastic hosts
frankie was responsive and helpful throughout
they are great hosts super responsive and accommodating
the hosts are very responsive and easy to communicate with
Location:
great location away from everyone
a beautiful location just off a pristine river
the idyllic cabin in the most perfect secluded location
what a calming place
the location is superb - surprisingly private and the home sits right on a lovely river
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10. Comfy riverfront forest abode (from USD 185)

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom retreat provides guests who are trying to escape the big city with a restful holiday. Due to its electric heating, air-conditioning, fireplace, and wood stove, this riverfront abode can stay temperate year-round. Visitors can rely on the crackling fireplace to warm them up after skiing on chilly, powder-packed paths. During summer, they can avoid flying insects by staying at the covered porch while enjoying summer’s sun on the vintage sofa. With French Doors leading onto the deck, visitors can easily transfer meals from the kitchen for sunset dining outdoors. This pine-walled getaway with parking, shower stall, leather futon, fire pit, and grill makes nature vacations possible for up to four guests.

Cozy Catskills Cottage on the Esopus Creek
383 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we stayed during a hot spell and bedroom ac and fan were sufficient
beautiful view of the mountains through all the huge windows in the kitchen
the perfect getaway close to nature with wonderful amenities like a big kitchen and an outdoor grill
the bed and bedding in the bedroom were very comfortable
beautiful light filled cottage with a cozy fireplace and gorgeous pine wood everywhere
Cleanliness:
beautifully clean and extremely comfortable
very clean and very well stocked
everything was super clean and comfortable
bathroom is modern and clean
everything was clean and easy to find
Host:
host was very responsive
she provided plenty of helpful hints prior to arrival
suzy is a great host
suzy is an amazing host
suzy was a great host and very responsive
Location:
very cute little place
close to trails and easy drive to woodstock
it was very easy to drive to and close to a grocery store and gas station
a short walk away from a beautiful creek right in the backyard
this place is in a perfect location
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Find peace in the Catskills Moutains

Visitors can enjoy peaceful vacations in the Catskills Mountains throughout the seasons due to its beautiful natural landscape. The forested mountain oasis may be secluded, but one can still find ski resorts, spas, wineries, and shops here. After snowboarding and tubing down powdery slopes, visitors can drop in at the ski hill’s chalet for hot drinks they can enjoy beside towering stone fireplaces. During the autumn, visitors can view the blazing forests from their canoes as they sit awestruck on the waterfront They can also play golf, go on nature tours, and enjoy the evening’s local theatre performances. A restful vacation in the Catskills Mountains gives tourists a reason to eagerly booking their rentals to this peaceful destination.

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