Halcyon Houston: Top 5 HomeAway & Vrbo Vacation Rentals For Everyone

Halcyon Houston: Top 5 HomeAway & Vrbo Vacation Rentals For Everyone
Crystal
Crystal 
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If you’re looking to stay near the galaxies, Houston is the place for you. Located in the heart of the city is the Space Center - a sight to see for both budding astronauts and tourists alike. From historical museums to ranch tours, there’s always something new to learn in this cosmopolitan destination.

It doesn’t matter if you’re bringing your family over for a short break, or if you are a newly-wed couple looking for a new spark - for there’s plenty of space for you here! Check out 5 of these HomeAway vacation rentals to suit your individual needs.

1. For the couple: Apartment in South Central Houston (from 145 USD)

If you’re visiting the city for your honeymoon trip, rent out a vacation rental here at Rice Village. Conveniently located near the downtown area, enjoy some peace and quiet at home while still having easy access your favourite theatres and cultural sites. With creamy white furniture lining the interior of the home, the sleek minimalistic theme gives off the vibe of a simple luxury in a quiet neighbourhood. Energise yourselves by taking a look around the house - the inspiring quotes found on the cushion sleeves will surely set your mood for the day! The curious hand-painted calligraphy paintings that grace the walls are also interesting to look at. Forming the words 福, 成功 and 康, they respectively refer to the abundance of happiness, success, and health - signs of a good omen! If you’re still feeling a little jetlagged, head to Coppa Restaurant downstairs for a good old cup of coffee to shake yourself up, while saoking up the beautiful ambiance that this place has to offer. Rest up by sinking into the plush king-size bed wrapped with luxury linens comfortable to the touch. After a long flight, you are bound to be out like a light as soon as your head hits the pillow!

Minimalistic Apartment

Address: South Central Houston (see map)

Price: from 145 USD

Number of Guests: 2

2. For the travelling besties: Zen Apartment in Uptown Galleria (from 116 USD)

Looking for a place to crash at with your bestie? Check out this well-furnished home in Uptown Galleria without busting a hole in your pockets. Adorned with quirky furniture brought back from the hosts’ trips to Bali, this zen apartment is colored with good vibes all over. Equipped with a 50" Samsung High-Definition TV, you can catch reruns of your favourite movies in it’s full glory. Jam out to your own songs by linking up to the Bluetooth Sound Bar just below the television, and your Feel Good Friday night at home is set! Indulge in a home-cooked meal by whipping up a feast with the fully-functional kitchen. Make your cappuccino how you like it with the coffee machine, and if you intend to lodge here for awhile, make use of the microwave to heat up leftovers - you’ll have yourself a warm and toasty breakfast! After your scrumptious meal, jump into the cushy queen-size bed with your bestie. If you can’t sleep without light in the room, leave the mystical lamps from Bali on, illuminating a reassuring glow beside you as you sleep. Alternatively, pull the blackout curtains close and snuggle into the embrace of the familiar darkness around you.

Zen Apartment

Address: Uptown Galleria (see map)

Price: from 116 USD

Number of Guests: 2

3. For the small family: Stunning Cottage in Montrose (from 130 USD)

Stumbled upon a gnome’s home by accident? Nope - this home is safe for human inhabitation! This stout little cottage wrapped by evergreen foliage may look small, but it can actually house up to a sizeable family of four. Venture indoors and you will find yourself instantly transported back to the 90’s. With autumnal hues of red-brown dyeing the room with a hippie glow, reminisce the nostalgic scene with your kids by relaxing on the vintage armchairs provided. Cook up a delicious lunch for the kids with the stove provided while you wait for the clothes to dry in the full-sized washer & dryer. If your kids are feeling restless, light up one of the scented candles lying around the house for a waft of the natural world, without stepping out even one step. Dive into the huge saltwater pool outdoors at the end of a hot summer day! The silky soft texture of saltwater pools are a hit with kids - mainly because they feel like a pool of rainwater. Reinvigorate your skin with the gentle ripples of the crystal clear waters, as you watch the sun go down.

Stunning Cottage

Address: Montrose (see map)

Price: from 130 USD

Number of Guests: 12

4. For the pals on vacation: Luxury Apartment by Greenway (from 135 USD)

Fancy a home away from home after your stressful midterms? Take a trip out of town with your pals this week, and lodge over at this luxury apartment with all the necessities you could possibly need. Complemented by soft lighting all around, the spacious living room consists of a long sofa and a HD television with high-speed cable access to any channel of your liking. Harry Potter movie marathon, anyone? Head downstairs to the billiard game area if you can’t sleep. With plenty of facilities such as the gym, outdoor pool, and courtyard, there’s always something for you to do while you lounge in luxury!

Luxury Apartment

Address: Greenway (see map)

Price: from 135 USD

Number of Guests: 4

5. For the large family: Cosy Loft by Downtown Houston (from 199 USD)

Located conveniently in downtown Houston, this cosy loft can fit up to 6 people - perfect for a short getaway for you and your little ones. Featuring child-friendly furniture all around the house, the rounded tables and secure window grills will allow you to let your kids run around with a peace of mind. As the kids jump around on the firm king-size bed in the master bedroom, unpack your belongings for the day in the roomy walk-in closets available. With a strong WIFI connectivity, you may find it hard to leave the tempting arms of your comfy bed!

Cosy Loft

Address: Downtown Houston (see map)

Price: from 199 USD

Number of Guests: 6

Your own space

Many a time, we end up staying at a hotel because we simply don’t want to go through the hassle of finding a vacation rental that can cater to our every need. Hopefully, after going through our list of HomeAway and VRBO vacation rentals, you have found a place you would like to call home. Start booking today, and save some of that cash for your next trip!

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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Crystal is a curious child, who loves exploring Singapore in her free time with a camera in hand. Her street photography subjects often include unaware strangers, uncommon architecture, and...Read more

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