Top 10 Lofts For Rent In Illinois, USA - Updated 2022


Illinois is widely famous for Chicago, which many people call “The Windy City.” However, the state has so much more to offer than Chicago. For starters, you can relive late 20th-century American history by driving through the world-renowned US Route 66. This long stretch of this highway features many classic diners and drive-in theaters. If you are a nature lover, you will also love the breathtaking outdoor scenery throughout the state. Particularly, you should visit Great Rivers Country, where you will find many quaint towns, rolling vineyards, and steamboats. Exploring the state can be taxing, so having a restful nightcap means a lot. Discover where you can stay and take a look at these lofts for rent in Illinois, USA.

1. One-bedroom loft right across Santori Library, Aurora (from USD 125)

This one-bedroom loft is set right across Santori Library and only four blocks away from Paramount Theatre. It is also only a few minutes away from Aurora University. Accommodating up to two people, this property is perfect for couples, students, and business travelers. The bedroom is furnished with a queen-sized bed. Complete laundry facilities are provided, so you need not worry if you need to wash your clothes.

There is also a kitchen fully equipped with everything you need to cook your own food.

Stunning, light-filled,modern loft
Aurora, Illinois, United States
141 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice large loft apartment with a beautiful view
we walked to dinner and to get coffee but also enjoyed relaxing in the extremely nice apartment
the town is fun safe and clean and the condo likewise
a very comfortable clean and spacious modern designer loft
the unit was very clean and the art was bright and fun
very clean lots of cool local shops and restaurants on your doorstep
bret’s place was an amazing stay super clean and comfortable
bret was a great host with a quick response to the few questions we had on our stay
super awesome host too
bret was so helpful and went out of his way to accommodate any of our questions and requests
bret was responsive to our questions and very helpful
brett was very helpful
awesome location in a cute neighborhood
the location was great and an easy walk from the metro train station theater and casino
a short walk to the brewery and casino great location
we loved the location just a few blocks from two brothers roundhouse and the train station
the location of bret's place is amazing
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2. The Courthouse Loft, El Paso (from USD 122)

This studio loft is suitable for big groups, accommodating a maximum of seven people. Situated in a historic 20th-century courthouse, it is set on the second floor of a building in El Paso. While this property has been updated to offer contemporary accommodations, many original elements still exist. Right in the middle of the living space, you will find the original courthouse gate offering a unique touch.

During your stay here, you’ll be given a 10-percent discount card on all beverages at Java Cafe, which is located downstairs.

The Courthouse Loft - Over a Coffee Shop!
El Paso, Illinois, United States
230 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 5 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the well stocked kitchen and coffee shop below
i was glad i thought to bring shower supplies (soap shampoo etc
the king bed is super comfortable and it was so incredibly quiet at night to sleep
the space is super comfortable and also beautifully designed
we had a comfortable stay and would definitely book again
super clean unique and well set up place
the place was clean beautiful and had a well stocked kitchen
the space is beautiful and so clean and comfortable hope to stay again
beautiful place clean lots of amenities
the loft was clean spacious comfortable and equipped with about everything we needed
brandi was a wonderful host who goes above & beyond
brandi was an excellent host who was quick to respond to any questions we had
brandi herself was also great super responsive and always happy to help
brandi was helpful in recommending local restaurants
dabble about art studio is a must visit the owner was so kind to my children
brandis location is beautiful and well kept
the loft was so cute and a great place to stay
wonderful cute loft fully equipped and extremely charming place
the location is awesome being above the coffee shop
the trail nearby is great for walking
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3. Charming studio loft above a pub, North Utica (from USD 131)

Situated at the heart of North Utica, this charming studio loft is right above the locally renowned Skoog’s Pub & Grill. Many local bars, restaurants, shops, and attractions are within a short walking distance. Bicycle rentals are available and the host can make the arrangements for you, so you can easily get to Starved Rock State Park. This rental is perfect for solo travelers and couples, accommodating a maximum of two people. Pets are also allowed here.

Mill Street Suite
North Utica, Illinois, United States
252 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was comfortable and beautiful with tons of amenities
the bed & bedding were magical and we were so glad we chose her place over a hotel
we enjoyed the jacuzzi tub and the comfy bed and couch
we enjoyed the jacuzzi tub and the well-stocked kitchen
very clean and spacious
spacious clean and tasteful decor
clean and tasteful airbnb with modern touches
very clean and beautiful space
it is impeccably clean and beautifully decorated
kelly provided quick and helpful responses
awesome stay kelly is a great host
perfect host i loved everything
kelly was quick at responding and very helpful
kelly was a great host and always quick to respond with any questions
the location was perfect
close street parking and a really peaceful location
the location is perfect - literally right in the middle of downtown
great location and great area
location is beautiful in downtown
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4. Studio loft with stunning brick walls, Washington (from USD 139)

This studio loft is a former storage area that has been completely remodeled to offer contemporary accommodations at the heart of Washington. Many original features have been retained, such as 150-year-old wood floors and brick walls, and they blend well with state-of-the-art furnishings. Perfect for backpackers and couples, this property accommodates a maximum of two people. The sleeping area comes with a king-sized bed and a sofa bed. Moreover, there is a fully stocked kitchen.

The Storekeeper's Loft
Washington, Illinois, United States
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a mix of historic and a touch of modern made this space super cozy
the bed was comfortable the room darkening curtains kept us sleeping longer than we intended
the loft was exceptionally clean and beautiful
this place is clean trendy and comfortable
it's spotless clean and she has thought of everything
i can't say enough about how well appointed and clean this loft is
jeannie was the best host
she is so kind and willing to help make your experience as amazing as possible
jeannie is very thoughtful and a wonderful host
jeannie was a great host and we enjoyed hearing about her family’s history
jeannie is an amazing host that has thought of just about everything
perfect location on the town square with the shopping and restaurants
safe and convenient location
i loved the location layout history and decor
if you are in central il this is the best place to stay in the area
the location was great; such a friendly small town with an amazing town square
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5. Cozy apartment with a spacious private deck, Chicago (from USD 200)

Accommodating a maximum of 4 guests, this cozy single-bedroom apartment features about 79 sq m (850 sq ft) of living space. A penthouse unit in Chicago, it is the ideal base camp for both business and leisure travelers. This rental has skylights throughout the ceiling that allow plenty of natural light indoors. A fireplace is available to keep you warm during cold nights. Moreover, the French doors lead to a huge private deck where you can sit back and relax.

Unique Chicago Penthouse Loft - Amazing Deal & Location (Reduced Winter Rates)!
91 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the layout of apt worked especially liked spending time on the deck to start and end the day
kitsch'n is a great breakfast & lunch restaurant and then romantic dinner at volo on the back patio
very clean; pictures and reviews are very accurate
clean comfortable space above a sweet restaurant/wine bar
the penthouse loft was as advertised: clean well stocked roomy great location and very comfortable
the owner was very helpful with our questions
jon the owner was easily accessible and had wonderful recommendations when we needed
in addition jon the owner was very accessible and helpful when i needed him
easy walk to paulina station if you want to go downtown
we loved the place and the location
free parking close by and the walk to the 'l' train isn't far
jon's property is in a great location for walking to a cubs game shopping and great food
the location was absolutely perfect and delightful to be in such a charming neighborhood away from the city
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6. Mississippi River House, East Moline (from USD 136)

This studio loft is peacefully nestled in East Moline, spectacularly overlooking the Mississippi River. It has a balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows that further allow you to enjoy the picturesque views. Ideal for family holiday vacations, this property accommodates up to four guests.

The sleeping space includes two queen-sized beds. Meanwhile, the kitchen is fully equipped with a coffee maker, a microwave, a refrigerator, and a stove. If you are bringing a car to get here, you may park on site at no extra charge.

Mississippi River House
East Moline, Illinois, United States
172 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome views of the river comfortable a-frame and good for gathering
amazing view - super comfortable and cute living space
overall the cleanliness was good
awesome view very clean will be back
it was sparkling clean and the check-in process with the lock box was perfect for social distancing
the place is warm comfortable and clean
haley was a fantastic communicator and the place was very clean and spacious
haley is a wonderful host
host is friendly and accommodating
haley was very responsive & approachable
haley was responsive and helpful
wonderful place and fantastic host
sweet location on the mississippi river
great location right next to the river
the location was peaceful quiet and a close drive to town
this place was the perfect getaway amazing location at a great price
what a nice surprise wonderful place right in the river
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7. Studio loft with two dining areas, Monticello (from USD 68)

This studio loft is nestled at the back of a century-old home 4 blocks away from downtown Monticello, only 15 minutes away from Robert Allerton Park & Retreat Center. It has a separate entrance, so you can enjoy complete privacy. You can stay here if you are seeking a laidback vacation.

Sleeping up to four people, this property features a sleeping space with a queen-sized bed and a floor mattress. There are two dining areas, which may also serve as leisure or game areas. The kitchen is small but has all the items you need to cook your own food.

Monticello Carriage House
Monticello, Illinois, United States
404 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an awesome bed great tv heated bathroom floor snacks/water
larger than pics would suggest large tv w good selection was a nice touch extra blankets in dresser
great apartment that was just perfect for a brief overnight stay for our family of 4
a clean and well appointed loft
very clean and the apartment is nicely decorated
very nice clean room extra quiet neighborhood
erik's place was super clean and comfortable
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the host is very thoughtful and accomodating
amazing space and friendly hosts~would definitely recommend
erik & chad were great hosts and made us feel welcome and at home
awesome hosts super welcoming but also respect your privacy
suggestions of places to visit were helpful
very cute and stylish place
great little loft really close to down town
great bed quiet and cute
super cute place that exceeded our expectations
the little downtown square is a fun place to visit eat and shop
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8. Restored 19th-century studio loft, Morrison (from USD 80)

Featuring 74.3 sq m (800 sq ft) of living space, this restored 19th-century studio loft sleeps up to 4 guests. It is ideally perched above an art gallery in Morrison. This rental beams with Victorian elegance complemented by modern touches. The original Doug Fir floors, 3-m (10-ft) high ceilings, pocket doors, and custom cherry island guarantee a warm ambiance that will make you feel at home in an instant.

Moreover, most of the original cabinetry still exists, including a huge chest of drawers.

The H.A. Boyd Boutique Hotel
Morrison, Illinois, United States
153 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we really loved the well-stocked kitchen which made it easy to have a cup of coffee or tea
huge ceilings super cool kitchen with the bathroom
beautifully maintained full kitchen just lovely
this place was incredible the rooms are enormous and lavish with stunning wood working
the sheets towels and shower curtains smelled crisp and clean - freshly laundered
everything was very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and homey
very clean which is my number one requirement
beautiful clean space right on main street
the host was very responsive to any questions that we had
great place with responsive host
kelly was very accommodating the stay was short but sweet
such a restful and relaxing space kelly is an amazing host highly recommended
host even dropped off a lighter so we could cook dinner on the gas stove :)
comfortable and safe is a close second
what a beautiful place to stay i was looking for somewhere close by to do a personal retreat
this is a beautiful place with unique little touches
this place was so cute comfy and clean
morrison is small but main street is a nicely maintained historic strip
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9. Contemporary loft with remote-controlled skylights, Champaign (from USD 66)

Located in a vibrant, historic neighborhood, this contemporary one-bedroom loft is only a few minutes away from downtown Champaign. The vaulted ceiling, exposed rafters, and remote-controlled skylights create a wide open space that will make you feel well-rested.

With a queen-sized bed in the bedroom, this rental sleeps up to four guests. Meanwhile, the kitchen has everything you need to prepare home-cooked meals. The quiet setting of the neighborhood appeals particularly to business travelers and students. Pets are also welcome here.

Rustic lux loft in historic neighborhood
Champaign, Illinois, United States
310 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and sofa were very comfortable
the loft is cozy yet spacious and open with an abundance of natural light/skylights
this loft is extremely warm and comfortable with lovely amenities
jennifer was and amazingly gracious hostess her super cute loft is very well decorated loaded with amenities and cozy
very comfortable bed and couch loved it
comfortable and very clean
clean stylish and easily accessible
place was clean and very relaxing
there were many little details and outstanding cleanliness
best airbnb i've stayed at jennifer had great communication the place was sparkling clean and it was beautifully decorated
they were very responsive
friendly and quick responses
owners were very attentive and responsive with multiple requests
the hosts were very accommodating and really responsive
great place and great hosts
neighborhood is nice and close to shopping
great location for our needs
peaceful accommodations in a location close to everything
what a great place to get away from it all yet be so close to everything
cute comfortable place in a nice neighborhood
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10. Stylish loft with traditional brick and timber elements, Chicago

Offering 83.6 sq m (900 sq ft) of living space, this stylish single-bedroom loft sleeps up to 2 people. Centrally located in Chicago, it is only a few minutes away from several renowned bars and restaurants. This rental features traditional brick and timber elements, ensuring a cozy stay to make you feel rested. For your convenience, a washing machine and dryer are provided.

If you are bringing a car, you can park in the garage for a minimal nightly fee.

Stunning Downtown Artist Loft (West Loop)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
290 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the lifted bed is nice but be sure to turn down the heat at night
hip yet cozy space andrew was super friendly and easy to communicate with
clean quiet and exactly as described
the loft was very clean and spacious
the space was very open and clean with a comfortable bed
clean place with a great location
the hosts were helpful and communicative
they were very responsive to all of my questions
andrew was an amazing host
and the hosts were super helpful
andrew was one of the most responsive airbnb hosts i've ever had
the space was located in a great location
perfect location to be in town
great location and very well decorated
location is just the best
great place in an amazing location
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Have an enjoyable trip in the Midwest

Illinois is a quintessential Midwest state with diverse tourism offerings. Make sure that you have a place to stay when you visit; book one of these lofts for rent in Illinois, USA.

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