15 Unique Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Louisville, USA - Updated 2021 - Updated 2021

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Sportsmanship runs in the blood here in Louisville; sights of college students hanging out after school with a friendly game of basketball or football is not uncommon. For the hipsters who prefer a good cup of coffee over a match, fret not - with festivals such as “Keep Louisville Weird”, your daily dose of art is just around the corner! The city doesn’t run out of things to do and places to visit, including beautiful rooftop restaurants, shopping spots, and historic sites.

Immerse yourself in the creative energies of a quirky home with these Airbnbs in Louisville, USA, that feature eccentric architecture.

1. Modern space near breweries (from USD 108)

This artsy space can comfortably sleep a maximum of guests, making it ideal for families or small groups looking to stay in a spacious place close to breweries and numerous dining options. There are two comfortable bedrooms that come with cozy king beds and a spotless bathroom with a hairdryer and bathing essentials. It is an air-conditioned space, so guests can stay comfortable even on warm days.

Urban spot close to breweries, distilleries & more
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
96 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen and bathroom have quality supplies and we loved the personal touch of local coffee to try
super comfy bed great shower and a terrific kitchen with everything one needs
beds were very comfortable
beds were very comfortable
the bed was super comfy and the kitchen had plenty of supplies for easy meal prep
the place was clean and well decorated
the place was very clean
a great place to stay - very clean comfortable and stylish
the place was very clean and had lots of little extra touches
the place was super clean and louisville is taking masking and distancing seriously
the host was extremely communicative and very helpful
the hosts were responsive and very accommodating
the the host was great in communicating fast and efficient
fantastic stay pink was a fantastic host
the whole process couldn’t have been easier and the hosts were happy to answer our questions
great location and excellent price
good place near downtown louisville
the location was close to most attractions in louisville
close to cool restaurants and drinking establishments
comfortable home close to louisville dining & entertainment
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2. Mini home in Colorado Avenue (from 125 USD)

This house for rent in Louisville, Kentucky, is large enough for a group of 5, be sure to bring your friends along on your next staycation! Minimalist from inside out, the exterior is painted a solemn gray with a hint of oak gracing the windows and doors. Decorated with lots of personal touches from the loving couple Rachel & Felipe, the hosts aim to maximise the small space while keeping you comfortable. Check out your brand new sleeper in the bunk on the top floor - there’s an extra sleeper on the second floor, and the sofa can be pulled out into a cushy bed for extra guests.

Mini Home

Address: Colorado Avenue (see map)

Price: from 125 USD

Number of Guests: 5

3. Centrally located rental for three (from USD 68)

Perfect for up to three guests, this rental boasts a central location, with easy access to the downtown area and prominent attractions in the area. This property’s interiors are aesthetically pleasing, featuring a kitchenette for easy meal preparation. The cozy bedroom is equipped with a king bed and a sofa bed, ensuring guests a comfortable sleep. There is a washer and dryer unit on the premises for your laundry needs.

Cute and cozy and centrally located!
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
385 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet and safe little spot with a good coffee selection and fantastic bed
the room looks exactly like the pictures and the is very stylish
the bed was super comfortable and the front room had everything we needed to make our stay superb
super clean cozy with amenities and thoughtful touches
the king bed is really comfortable and they’ve provided netflix and hulu on the tv in the bedroom
very clean and well appointed
great place - clean and cozy
it was clean and convenient
very nice and clean place
they are very clean and pay attention to detail
rachel is a great host
awesome host and lovely place
rachel was the best host so friendly and helpful warm and generous
rachel was super helpful communicative and friendly
awesome host space is cute and cozy
the location is fantastic
great location in the heart of louisville
the location is nice and is close to many louisville attractions
cute space with thoughtful touches good location too
convenient location in a walkable fun neighborhood
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4. Doll's House near Crescent Hill (from USD 75)

Don’t be fooled by the unassuming exterior of Vonnette’s home for 2 here on Crescent Hills! Be prepared to be transported into a whole other world just by taking one step inside. Decked out in a plethora of antique ornaments, the whole house is like a treasure hunt in itself - take some time to admire the paper masquerades and ornate plates that line the interior of your new abode. The highlight of this Airbnb vacation rental is definitely the doll’s room for the little princess in you, where a fairy’s veil hangs down from the ceiling, with plenty of child-like charms decorating the dressing table!

spacious room with a queen bed
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
36 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the spread for breakfast was truly a feast
vonnette and her family are lovely the room is just as described and the bathroom is fantastic
the room was decent and the snacks were delicious :)
i was impressed by the size of the rooms and the bathroom
vonettee was a wonderful host
she is very helpful and knowledgeable about the area
vonnette was a great host
beautiful home with inviting hosts
vonnette was a truly wonderful host
we found the location to be excellent
the location was in a nice area and convenient to walking to a restaurant
this house is in great location and has tons of character
her house is also really close to some cute shops and restaurants
amazing place good food places within walking distance
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5. A sprinkle of fairy dust: cottage in Paristown Pointe (from 100 USD)

If Santa and his elves were to buy a modern house for themselves here on Earth, this would definitely be the place where you would find some of them scampering about! This magical Airbnb in Louisville, Kentucky, for 4 is found in the slow neighbourhood of Paristown Pointe, where vintage record stores and hip pubs are situated side by side, perfect for the city dweller who wants the best of both worlds. No matter where you’re from, every day will feel like Christmas here with the vivid green furnishings, and the staircases that are illuminated with colourful fairy lights. The sofabed in the living room can be converted into an extra bed for extra guests as well.

Fairytale Cottage

Address: Paristown Pointe (see map)

Price: from 100 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. A regal rental in the East Market District (from USD 250)

Treat yourself to a royal Louisville rental home this holiday after a haggard year of hard work! Dance to the tune of a jazzy classic under the crystal chandeliers, or play your own tune on the grand piano by a crackling fireplace. Spanning across 3 stories with bedrooms on each floor, you can sink into the sheets of your cushy bed after a long day of exploring in the master suite, where an adjoining bathroom makes midnight trips to the loo much easier. The other bedrooms feature a double bed and single bed, respectively.

NuLu Central - Red Tree Lofts
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the linens and furnishings were quite comfortable
the loft was comfortable full of amenities and offered more than enough space for our group
beautiful place to stay with a lot of room to spread out
spacious two level apartment with great light
quiet at night and the beds were unbelievably comfortable 3 pillows per person
bedrooms are clean and sheets/comforters are wonderful
host was very responsive and accommodating
garwood was a great host
and the host went over and above to make us feel welcome
garwood is an excellent host
garwood was an amazing host
the location was great
the location was really awesome
there are many great restaurants within walking distance
great location better than expected
this a wonderful unique location for a trip to louisville
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7. Vintage retreat in the Audubon Park neighbourhood (from 85 USD)

Newly renovated with a unique minimalist charm, leave your unpacking for later and catch a quick snooze after your flight on the long sofa of this rental home in Louisville. The sofa has plenty of cushions to keep snug, or relive your childhood days by using those cushions to build a pillow fort in the makeshift castle - perfect indoor entertainment for those chilly winter afternoons! When you feel the sleep monster seriously creeping up on you, tuck yourselves in your plump queen-sized bed, and dream of your adventures tomorrow.

Vintage Retreat

Address: Audubon Park Neighbourhood (see map)

Price: from 85 USD

Number of Guests: 2

8. Living like royalty in the Highlands of Louisville

For the solo adventurer looking for a different kind of lodging experience, check out Clint’s special Airbnb castle in the heart of Louisville. The rustic castle walls definitely can’t be missed, as it is tucked cosily amongst modern flats and lush green shrubbery - head on in for a warm welcome; the hearty interior features walls that are decorated with quirky wall art as well as plenty of seating area. Your sleeper is found right under a fan for those sweltering hot summer days, and a window for proper ventilation too!

A Castle in the Highlands
197 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

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9. Converted warehouse in the East Market (Nu Lu) District (from 350 USD)

Found in the heart of downtown Louisville, this Airbnb converted warehouse shed all of its shabbiness for renovated hardwood floors, brick walls carefully cemented into place, and a hand-carved staircase that connects you to the upper floors. Cook up a storm in the fully-equipped kitchen, and enjoy your simple homemade meal by the veranda view. Head upstairs and check out your bunkers - with sofa beds that can fit up to four guests, you can bring your friends along for a luxury staycay!

Converted Warehouse

Address: East Market District (see map)

Price: from 350 USD

Number of Guests: 8

10. Cosy home in New Louisville (from 99 USD)

Perched on the edge of the historical Germantown, Cody’s snug vacation rental for a small group of 3 welcomes you with open arms. Open to furry friends, you don’t have to neglect your pet on your next trip out of town anymore! With a wide selection of channels on Hulu and Netflix, spend a chilly afternoon on the chaise lounge chairs, sipping on a cup of hot cocoa to warm you up from the winter snow outside. The double bed upstairs is fluffy and lined with thick sheets - for any extra guests, they can extend the chaise sofa downstairs into a comfortable single sleeper.

Cozy Home

Address: New Louisville (see map)

Price: from 99 USD

Number of Guests: 3

11. Beautiful carriage house (from USD 64)

Located in the vibrant neighborhood of Germantown, where you’ll find numerous restaurants, coffee shops, and nightspots, this Airbnb vacation rental is a newly built carriage house that accepts longer stays. It has a modern design with a cozy atmosphere that will instantly relax its guests. The house features one bedroom that can accommodate up to four guests. Also, it comes with all the usual home features and modern conveniences, including a functional kitchen, a cozy, sitting area, a private bathroom, and free Wi-Fi, as well as a parking area.

Germantown Carriage House w/garage
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
423 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is fully equipped and having a washer and dryer makes it easy to pack light
small one bedroom apartment size with excellent amenities
really appreciated the comfy bed nice linens well stocked kitchen charging outlets and many other amenities
we loved staying at the carriage house beautiful decor and comfortable space for us as a couple
we had such a wonderful albiet short stay at the carriage house very comfortable very 'homey'
it was so clean and well designed
it’s was clean as well
it’s super clean and comfy
this place was super clean and super nice
this is a sparkling clean beautiful and charming space
great hosts very attentive
host was super nice and friendly
the hosts were very nice and considerate
they were quick to respond to questions and were super helpful
quiet place host were immediate responsive to communications and everything was thought of
great location in german town
great location a few minutes from everything
good food and entertainment options available close by but not within walking distance
great location value and space
the location is amazing and very walkable to restaurants in germantown
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12. 70s nostalgia in a residential home (from USD 126)

Experience nostalgia in this one-bedroom residential home that sleeps up to two. Adorned with numerous decorations, from crystal balls recycled into plant pots to the paintings and flags on the walls, you’ll have a pleasant view of the aesthetic of 1970s America. There is also a patio that includes rocking chairs for relaxing under the evening moon after a long day of touring.

This home is also right in the center of East Market District, also known as NuLu, and East Market Street, which means you’re only a walking distance away from downtown museums, a skate park, Louisville Slugger Field, and many more.

Historic Parsonage in the Heart of NuLu Action
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
137 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apt itself is just like the photos--stylishly decorated comfortable clean
lots of louisville and kentucky books and music and very comfortable
the apartment is not only adorable very cool but also very thoughtfully put together
a wonderfully decorated clean well appointed suite
it was also very clean (especially the bathroom)
place is exactly as advertised spotlessly clean and our stay in louisville was a pleasure
everything was super clean and we felt incredibly comfortable and welcome
wonderful stay here that felt safe and clean amid the pandemic
the owners were very kind and responsive
hosts are warm and friendly with great recommendations
the owners definitely thought of everything
the host is amazing they are super respectful kind and generous
makes you want to move to louisville the host was so so nice and helpful
the location is perfect
the location was amazing
neighborhood was very quiet and yet perfectly located
great place in a great location
excellent location and adorable space
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13. Camping in the woods and under the stars (from USD 47)

Ready yourself for this beautiful glamping spot next to Jefferson Memorial Forest. With more than 1000 acres (over 404 hectares) of woodland to explore, you’ll find no shortage of outdoor activities like walking on hiking trails and fishing in the nearby pond. Despite the remote location, stores like Walmart are only five minutes away. The tent, which can accommodate up to 16 guests, is equipped with an outdoor shower, a lantern, a bug spray, a propane single burner, and many others.

Worry free GLAMPING in the city- Bell tent
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
29 reviews Superhost
Tent 0 Beds 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
nice area host was very responsive and accommodating
shelby's campsite was beautiful and she was very responsive before and during our stay
the location is nice
very close to beautiful forests
the tent was perfectly set up and the location is very beautiful especially at night
shelby was very responsive and even helped me find the location
perfect place to stay for camping and traveling on a budget
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14. Studio apartment in Derby City

With just enough space for the adventuring couple, book your next vacation stay at Emma’s warm abode, where the Airbnb apartment is furnished with plenty of modern facilities. Explore the mini library that hides a queen-sized sleeper (some Harry Potter architectural magic there!), and add a touch of Vogue to your weeks’ outfits by the unique clothes rack on the first floor. Enjoy a glass of wine by the fire pit on chilly evenings - a nice wrap to a lovely day!

Derby City Tiny House
81 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed

15. Gorgeous carriage house near Bardstown Road

Nestled high up in the trees is this carriage house for 8 near Bardstown Road, where you can take your family out shopping down the expansive streets and vibrant restaurants. If your family are more of nature lovers, then the Cherokee Park just opposite your Airbnb home is perfect for evening strolls and catching some sunlight in the early morning. The interior of your new home is well-lit with an abundance of natural light surrounding you. Choose from the bunk beds and single sleepers available - the biggest room has a spacious queen-sized sleeper complete with a view of the sprawling trees downstairs!

Gorgeous Carriage House
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
46 reviews
Entire apartment 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well stocked and the bed was super comfortable
everything was clean and comfy
the house was very clean
bob communicated very well and everything was clean and set up nicely
the house was beautifully cleaned and had plenty of room for the 9 of us
the beds are comfy and everything was clean and lovely
finally the host was great
bob was a good host
the host made us feel very welcome with a welcome basket and toiletries in the bathroom
bob was very helpful in accommodating our needs
the host graciously provided us with a loaded derby-themed welcome basket upon our arrival
wonderful location with convenient access to bardstown road
really lovely location residential but close to restaurants and the highlands area
the area is quiet and residential but just steps away from cool restaurants and interesting bars
we loved the ability to walk to bars and brunch places
great beds comfortable accommodations good location
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Add a quirky touch to your vacation

The charms of vacation rentals are found in the many odd abodes you find occasionally - after all, not many people live to tell the tale of having lived in a castle (legally!). If you feel inspired to travel after looking through these Airbnbs in Louisville, then pack your bags and get a move on - a unique experience awaits!

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Louisville

1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Louisville?

If you’re worried about traveling to Louisville without your fur baby, then why not bring her/him with you, and book any of this Airbnbs: the doll house or the gorgeous carriage house.

2. Which are the best cheap Airbnbs in Louisville?

There are plenty of affordable accommodations in Louisville and if you need options, you can check out these holiday homes: the castle accommodation and the beautiful carriage house.

3. Which Airbnbs in Louisville are good for families?

Traveling with a family means you need more rooms and space and if that’s the case, you can take a look at these lovely holiday rentals: the fairytale cottage, the regal rental, and the gorgeous carriage house.

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