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.
Mugsy’s Bunkhouse is no ordinary tiny house as it’s able to sleep up to seven people. It proudly features a covered patio with a hammock, fire pit, and charcoal grill. The kitchenette has a sink, fridge, microwave, portable two-burner cooktop, and coffee pot. The outdoor living room has a TV and sectional sofa. There is also a shared bathroom by a small scenic pond. In this pond, guests can go fishing, though only catch-and-release fishing is permitted.
Being located in an industrial park-type area, the home is just a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from several grocery stores and restaurants.
Top guest reviewsoutdoor living space with tv was greatwe loved the outdoor living room with tv as well as the fire piteverything was clean and tidyit was very clean and beautifully maintainedsuper clean and cuteit is extremely clean and well maintainedthe space is very clean
Host:overall great quick stay and hosts made check in very easythe kitchen was better stocked than most and the attentiveness of the owners was remarkablei highly recommend the bunk house and it’s hostsadorable this was the perfect place for our mother/daughter girls weekend super friendly owners and staffwe had a lovely visit and our daughter enjoyed it the hosts were extremely friendly and helpfulRead more reviewssuch an amazing location & super close to downtownprogress park is truly hidden gemprogress park is an amazing placewe recommend progress park to anyoneprogress park is the most unlikely placed boho chic hipster getaway in the middle of derby city
Located on the sixth floor of the historic Glassworks Building, this one-bedroom industrial loft boasts magnificent views of downtown Louisville. It features mid-century designs and includes amenities like a ping pong table, a PlayStation 3, board games, and a dartboard. The kitchen comes with a drip coffee maker, a blender, a grill, and wine glasses. The queen-sized platform bed with LED nights underneath and the Roku TV create a soothing atmosphere in the bedroom.
This loft is conveniently close to several restaurants, shops, and attractions like the Frazier History Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, the Louisville Slugger Museum, and Louisville Palace.
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
5.89 km (3.7 mi) from Churchill DownsSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfortablethe apartment was clean and quietbuilding is very quiet and cleanthe space is decorated beautifully and was very clean and invitingthe building was quiet and clean as was the apartment spacewe were impressed with the style cleanliness and so much more
Host:the host is very responsive and provided us with stellar servicebryce is definetly an amazing hosthost was very responsive communicative and helpful when neededthe owner bryce communicates quickly and is very helpfulbryce is probably one of the best host i’ve hadRead more reviewsgreat location in the heart of louisvillegreat location and fun spot definitely recommendnice loft in a great location in louisvillethe location was greatgreat location nice quiet loft
What used to be a leading 1890s department store has been converted into a one-bedroom loft. Still featuring the original wooden floors and exposed brick, the loft gives off a modern yet vintage vibe. It features a dedicated workspace, Wi-Fi, and a TV with standard cable. The kitchen’s refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven, and dishwasher are available.
Located in the downtown area, the loft is only a short walk from many restaurants, shops, and attractions. It’s also a block away from 4th Street Live, two blocks from Kentucky International Convention Center, and four blocks from YUM! Center.
Top guest reviewsthe pictures are accurate and it's a lovely apartmentit was clean and decorated nicelyjustin’s place was extremely clean and comfyplace was clean and reasonably quiet the bed was comfortable and the living space was cozythe place was exactly as pictured very clean and perfectly locatedif you are looking for a nice clean place to stay in downtown louisville this is it
Host:justin is a super hostjustin is a thoughtful & accommodating hostjustin is a fantastic hostjustin was super helpful and accommodatingjustin's instructions were very clear and helpfulRead more reviewslocation is fantasticgreat place close to everythinggreat location for exploring downtown louisvillegreat place located near everything in downtown louisvillegreat place wonderful location downtown
Built on a wooded hillside overlooking a private lake, Captain’s Cabin is a one-bedroom rental that promises not only a wonderful, nature-filled experience but also magnificent antiques and modern conveniences. The kitchen has a Jenn-Air induction cooktop, a microwave, a refrigerator, an oven, and a dishwasher. There is a large stone fireplace as well for those in the mood to cozy up and read a good book. The back porch and swings present an opportunity for nature lovers to watch the wildlife.
Being close to major highways, the cabin is not too far from many attractions as Churchill Downs is 18 minutes away and the airport is only 17 minutes away.
Top guest reviewsstay was great cozy getaway with wine cheese and crackersnice thoughtful touches with the prepared breakfast home made soap and wine with cheesethe cabin is very clean and tidywe felt incredibly safe with the cleanliness of the cabinthe place was refreshingly rustic yet spotlessly clean
Host:hosts were welcoming and friendlythey were so accommodating and helpfulthe hosts go above and beyond to help make your stay wonderfultammy was a wonderful host from start to finish and i highly recommendtammy and jan are fabulous hostRead more reviewspeaceful atmosphere and super close to everythingcool restaurants nearby and close to louisvilleneat cabin tucked away in a quiet private driveneat cabin tucked away from the world yet close enough to great places to eat and things to dothis is such a great getaway and still close to the city
Boasting tasteful decorations and great attention to detail, this one-bedroom loft offers a great atmosphere that makes this rental a great place for getaways and staycations. Built in the 1800s, this loft is located inside a two-story brick building and features accent walls, tall ceilings, and a large skylight above the tiled shower. There is a dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi available for guests going on a business trip. The kitchen has a dishwasher, a refrigerator, a stove, an oven, a microwave, and a coffee maker.
Being situated in the heart of Germantown, this loft is only a five-minute walk from Logan Street Market, Atrium Brewing, Kaiju, Nachbar, Red Top Gourmet Hotdogs, Tim Faulkner Gallery & Art Bar, and Hammerheads.
Top guest reviewshosts were great bed was comfortable and extra amenities provided we're appreciatedvery clean and looks just like the picturescozy & clean also quietvery cute place for an overnight stay very clean comfy bed and hot showerexactly what it said it was and more super clean and smelled amazing cute neighborhoodclean and bigger than the photos
Host:hosts were easy to communicate with & kindgarrett was a wonderful host who anticipated all needshosts are very welcoming and communicate wellabsolute beautiful place garrett was awesome and responsivethe best experience i’ve had traveling just because of the hostsRead more reviewsgreat upstairs apartment in a good location in the germantown neighborhoodeasy to access close to all the hot spotsgreat stay good location & super easy access / check ingreat space and location close to several great areas—walk to germantown/paristown restaurants and pubs and louisville stonewaresuper cute place nice spot for parking too
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.
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen and bathroom have quality supplies and we loved the personal touch of local coffee to trysuper comfy bed great shower and a terrific kitchen with everything one needsbeds were very comfortablebeds were very comfortablethe bed was super comfy and the kitchen had plenty of supplies for easy meal prepthe place was clean and well decoratedthe place was very cleana great place to stay - very clean comfortable and stylishthe place was very clean and had lots of little extra touchesthe place was super clean and louisville is taking masking and distancing seriously
Host:the host was extremely communicative and very helpfulthe hosts were responsive and very accommodatingthe the host was great in communicating fast and efficientfantastic stay pink was a fantastic hostthe whole process couldn’t have been easier and the hosts were happy to answer our questionsRead more reviewsgreat location and excellent pricegood place near downtown louisvillethe location was close to most attractions in louisvilleclose to cool restaurants and drinking establishmentscomfortable home close to louisville dining & entertainment
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.
Address: Colorado Avenue (see map)
Price: from 125 USD
Number of Guests: 5
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.
Top guest reviewsquiet and safe little spot with a good coffee selection and fantastic bedthe room looks exactly like the pictures and the is very stylishthe bed was super comfortable and the front room had everything we needed to make our stay superbsuper clean cozy with amenities and thoughtful touchesthe king bed is really comfortable and they’ve provided netflix and hulu on the tv in the bedroomvery clean and well appointedgreat place - clean and cozyit was clean and convenientvery nice and clean placethey are very clean and pay attention to detail
Host:rachel is a great hostawesome host and lovely placerachel was the best host so friendly and helpful warm and generousrachel was super helpful communicative and friendlyawesome host space is cute and cozyRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticgreat location in the heart of louisvillethe location is nice and is close to many louisville attractionscute space with thoughtful touches good location tooconvenient location in a walkable fun neighborhood
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!
Top guest reviewsthe spread for breakfast was truly a feastvonnette and her family are lovely the room is just as described and the bathroom is fantasticthe room was decent and the snacks were delicious :)i was impressed by the size of the rooms and the bathroom
Host:vonettee was a wonderful hostshe is very helpful and knowledgeable about the areavonnette was a great hostbeautiful home with inviting hostsvonnette was a truly wonderful hostRead more reviewswe found the location to be excellentthe location was in a nice area and convenient to walking to a restaurantthis house is in great location and has tons of characterher house is also really close to some cute shops and restaurantsamazing place good food places within walking distance
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.
Address: Paristown Pointe (see map)
Price: from 100 USD
Number of Guests: 4
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.
Top guest reviewsthe linens and furnishings were quite comfortablethe loft was comfortable full of amenities and offered more than enough space for our groupbeautiful place to stay with a lot of room to spread outspacious two level apartment with great lightquiet at night and the beds were unbelievably comfortable 3 pillows per personbedrooms are clean and sheets/comforters are wonderful
Host:host was very responsive and accommodatinggarwood was a great hostand the host went over and above to make us feel welcomegarwood is an excellent hostgarwood was an amazing hostRead more reviewsthe location was greatthe location was really awesomethere are many great restaurants within walking distancegreat location better than expectedthis a wonderful unique location for a trip to louisville
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.
Address: Audubon Park Neighbourhood (see map)
Price: from 85 USD
Number of Guests: 2
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!
6.95 km (4.4 mi) from Churchill Downs
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!
Address: East Market District (see map)
Price: from 350 USD
Number of Guests: 8
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.
Address: New Louisville (see map)
Price: from 99 USD
Number of Guests: 3
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.
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is fully equipped and having a washer and dryer makes it easy to pack lightsmall one bedroom apartment size with excellent amenitiesreally appreciated the comfy bed nice linens well stocked kitchen charging outlets and many other amenitieswe loved staying at the carriage house beautiful decor and comfortable space for us as a couplewe had such a wonderful albiet short stay at the carriage house very comfortable very 'homey'it was so clean and well designedit’s was clean as wellit’s super clean and comfythis place was super clean and super nicethis is a sparkling clean beautiful and charming space
Host:great hosts very attentivehost was super nice and friendlythe hosts were very nice and consideratethey were quick to respond to questions and were super helpfulquiet place host were immediate responsive to communications and everything was thought ofRead more reviewsgreat location in german towngreat location a few minutes from everythinggood food and entertainment options available close by but not within walking distancegreat location value and spacethe location is amazing and very walkable to restaurants in germantown
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.
Top guest reviewsthe apt itself is just like the photos--stylishly decorated comfortable cleanlots of louisville and kentucky books and music and very comfortablethe apartment is not only adorable very cool but also very thoughtfully put togethera wonderfully decorated clean well appointed suiteit was also very clean (especially the bathroom)place is exactly as advertised spotlessly clean and our stay in louisville was a pleasureeverything was super clean and we felt incredibly comfortable and welcomewonderful stay here that felt safe and clean amid the pandemic
Host:the owners were very kind and responsivehosts are warm and friendly with great recommendationsthe owners definitely thought of everythingthe host is amazing they are super respectful kind and generousmakes you want to move to louisville the host was so so nice and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is perfectthe location was amazingneighborhood was very quiet and yet perfectly locatedgreat place in a great locationexcellent location and adorable space
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.
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
17.27 km (10.8 mi) from Churchill Downs
Top guest reviews
Host:nice area host was very responsive and accommodatingshelby's campsite was beautiful and she was very responsive before and during our stayRead more reviewsthe location is nicevery close to beautiful foreststhe tent was perfectly set up and the location is very beautiful especially at nightshelby was very responsive and even helped me find the locationperfect place to stay for camping and traveling on a budget
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!
5.0 km (3.2 mi) from Churchill Downs
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!
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
6.43 km (4.0 mi) from Churchill Downs
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen was well stocked and the bed was super comfortableeverything was clean and comfythe house was very cleanbob communicated very well and everything was clean and set up nicelythe house was beautifully cleaned and had plenty of room for the 9 of usthe beds are comfy and everything was clean and lovely
Host:finally the host was greatbob was a good hostthe host made us feel very welcome with a welcome basket and toiletries in the bathroombob was very helpful in accommodating our needsthe host graciously provided us with a loaded derby-themed welcome basket upon our arrivalRead more reviewswonderful location with convenient access to bardstown roadreally lovely location residential but close to restaurants and the highlands areathe area is quiet and residential but just steps away from cool restaurants and interesting barswe loved the ability to walk to bars and brunch placesgreat beds comfortable accommodations good location
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!
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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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