10 Best Airbnb Monthly Rentals In Gainesville, Florida - Updated 2024

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Gainesville, Florida is a gem in the rough. It is mostly known for the University of Florida, located in the center of the city, It is a beautiful destination waiting for its big break. The city has a lively college-town energy, perfectly preserved natural bounty, and rich historic background on display in its museums. The Florida Museum of Natural History and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park are some of its most popular destinations. To experience and explore Gainesville, one must consider staying in a beautiful abode, for which you can rent an Airbnb rental that suits your preferences. Here are the best Airbnb monthly rentals In Gainesville, Florida, great for long-term stays.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and long-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 29, 2024.

1. Four-bedroom house with heated pool (from USD 240)

This property is cozy and beautiful and is just 15 minutes from Gainesville Regional Airport and 5 minutes away from the local Starbucks.

This pet-friendly property boasts a spacious heated pool and large outdoor space for you and your family to relax in. Its 4 bedrooms are provided with 2 king beds and 2 queen beds, which makes it a perfect home for 12 people. The rental has two bathrooms, a washer/dryer combo, a fully furnished kitchen stocked with basic amenities and utensils, Wi-Fi, and an indoor fireplace for when it gets chilly.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
5.25 km (3.3 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
135 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
several comfortable beds two large couches and there are sir mattresses included just in case
beautiful house very spacious john even set up air mattresses for our guests that wouldn't get beds
a true family home with pool with cottage feel in north gainesville area
the pool is just the cream on the top that makes this place so worth it
plenty of room with everything you need to enjoy your stay
very clean as well
most important very clean and organized
great place to stay everything was clean and in order
everything was organized extremely clean and the communication between the tenant and guest was amazing
very nice place in a safe and clean neighborhood
john is a wonderful host
john is an excellent host
great host very helpful and responsive
john was so responsive and accommodating
john was super responsive
amazing location in a quiet neighborhood
great great location to visit the springs and still feel very cozy
fantastic pool and close to uf
great house with very good location
great place - quiet neighborhood and still close to everything
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2. Historic home in downtown (from USD 75)

This renovated abode built in the 1930s is located right on the edge of downtown Gainesville and is within walking distance of the town’s popular restaurants, art and culture hubs, bars, and nightclubs. The property can accommodate six guests who can enjoy the beautiful Florida weather on the unit’s screened-in front and back porches.

While the house preserves its character and charm, it is packed with modern amenities that make it a joy to rent out. It has three bedrooms with two queen beds and a double bed and a bathroom. The rental also provides a washer and dryer, central air conditioning, wireless internet, and a smart TV with Netflix. It has a modern kitchen equipped with modern appliances, as well as a dining area and living room.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
4.27 km (2.7 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
232 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is great with boatloads of room and character
the bed was so comfortable as well as the big comfy couch
shower is very good as is ac
there is a roku television in the living room along with a bose speaker for entertainment
cute place very easy to check in and some nice features like the double usb chargers on each bedside
hosts were fantastic great communication and clean house
just as described: clean spacious great porch great location
alexander is a wonderful and a very accommodating host with a wonderful home
alex is a fabulous host and the attention to detail was amazing
i can say he is as much of an outstanding host as he was a landlord
the hosts do the best they can but that’s just what happens with old houses
had a great stay host was super responsive and helpful with everything great location
the location is perfect if you wanna be walking distance to everything
superb location quiet neighborhood
very good place and location hope to back soon
comfy place fabulous location terrific hosts
great location we had a fun stay
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3. Spacious apartment with back porch (from USD 73)

This apartment is a remodeled townhouse that is located right across the street from the University of Florida. It has a back porch with a private sitting area. The rental has two spacious bedrooms, each containing a queen-sized bed which makes it an accommodation perfect for five guests. Its bathroom has a bathtub, hot water, and toiletries.

The apartment has Wi-Fi and a smart TV, so you won’t miss out on your favorite Netflix shows. Its kitchen is filled with all the necessary appliances, including a dishwasher, coffee maker, and separate freezer.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
725 meters (0.5 ft) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
226 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great air conditioning and great water pressure
the beds were super comfy and i had the best rest in a few weeks
the beds were comfortable and the pool was a nice reprieve from a hot day
we were glad that on-demand children’s television programs was available for our two little ones to watch
gabriel’s place was cozy and perfect for our stay in gainesville
it was very clean and pleasant
the place was clean and comfortable
best features were the pool and cleanliness of the condo
it was cosy clean and quiet
clean and cozy with comfy beds and a nice enclosed back porch
gabriel was a very nice host responsive to our questions promptly
house is great for the stay and the host is super nice
however the place was clean and the owner was very quick to respond to my questions
perfect respite kind and responsive hostgreat location pool
great location in a safe area
great location quick walk to ufl
i love the location wasn’t hard to find and the bed was comfy
we enjoyed our stay great location easy check-in/out procedure quick communication
nice little place that suited our needs
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4. Pet-friendly apartment near historic downtown (from USD 90)

This apartment is within walking distance of Gainesville’s local hotspots including The Hippodrome Theatre and Depot Park, as well as numerous restaurants and breweries. This pet-friendly one-bedroom unit boasts a ton of amenities, including a patio, a fully fenced private backyard, and a hammock.

Its bathroom is stocked with all the necessary toiletries, including shower gel and body soap. There will be no boring moments in this unit, as it has Wi-Fi with a TV in the living room, as well as books, board games, and toys for kids and toddlers. The kitchen has a stove, microwave, oven, refrigerator, as well as a toaster and coffee maker.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
5.27 km (3.3 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
185 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
smart tv connects to the wifi so we could watch youtube netflix etc
karen and any have a lovely space that has everything you need for a comfortable stay
a very clean comfortable site with large hospitable patio and fenced in yard
nice cozy place for a small family
place was very clean just as advertised
this place is clean super well organized and better than any hotel
super clean super quiet easy walking distance
the hosts were friendly and responsive with clean and comfortable accommodations
great & quick response from host
another pleasant stay with our favorite hosts
andy and karen are superb hosts
lovely time in gainesville and karen was helpful if we needed anything
we had a wonderful stay andy and karen were fantastic hosts
the location was super close to the university and downtown
great location very comfortable space
nice location loved taking the pups on walk to depot park
great place and location to explore gainesville
fantastic location very convenient to downtown restaurants and depot park running path
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5. One-bedroom apartment near University of Florida

This beautiful loft unit is located on the second floor of the building and is perfect for three guests. It is a 15- to 20-minute walk from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and a 5-minute walk from downtown Gainesville.

This apartment has plenty of spaces where you can rest up and refresh, such as the queen-sized bed and the sectional sofa. Other amenities include high-speed Wi-Fi, a smart TV with Netflix and Hulu, and a washer/dryer. Its fully furnished kitchen features a Keurig coffeemaker. Fancy a quick snack? There’s a coffee and ice cream shop downstairs.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
4.03 km (2.5 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
285 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
it is clean and the neighbors are quiet
very nice place clean secure and convenient
it was extremely clean
very clean and great experience would come back in the future
and everything is very clean
lovely host so grateful for her gracious hospitality
host is a great communicator
wonderful and accommodating host
bridget is a great host
really felt host would do anything to make our stay pleasant
the location was a good distance to walk downtown
the location was excellent
great location (close to campus)
the location was perfect if you’re trying to be close to campus
great location - right between midtown and downtown and walking distance to campus
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6. Poolside studio apartment for four

This large studio apartment is part of the host’s main house. The pet-friendly accommodation has a fenced yard with an outdoor pool (shared with the main house) where you, your kids, and pets can play. Motion-sensor lights are fitted into the house and solar lights illuminate the walkway and pool area.

The apartment can sleep four guests with its king-sized bed and an optional queen-sized air mattress. It has Wi-Fi connectivity and there’s a designated workspace. Its bathroom is spacious and even includes a walk-in closet.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
4.06 km (2.6 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
78 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our kids slept on the air mattress which was comfortable
nice private and unique space off the pool deck
the pool was sparkling the patio was pristine couldn’t recommend this bnb enough awesome
great location nice off-street parking excellent wifi and a table to work at
we did not take advantage of the pool but if it was warmer we definitely would have
it was very clean and well maintained
the studio is very clean and comfy
the space itself was clean quiet and comfortable
the place smelled extremely clean the moment we walked in
need super comfy clean
she was a generous host with many thoughtful accommodations
host was very friendly and responsive
katie was very kind & polite
she was gracious and nice and extremely accommodating
good for a one night stay hosts were very accommodating
great location walking distance to the stadium
cute place in a great location
very convenient great location
katie’s place is centrally located and easy to navigate
great location across the street from a nice park and close to campus private quiet place
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7. Chic private studio with Amazon Echo (from USD 75)

This new studio is built into the host’s detached garage. The modern unit is cozy and chic and isn’t lacking in amenities. It offers a queen-sized bed that sleeps two, a television, washer/dryer combo, and a bathroom with a hairdryer and toiletries.

The rental has Wi-Fi and provides a designated workspace for busy entrepreneurs The kitchenette has a mini-fridge, coffee maker, as well as plates, cups, and silverware.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
2.22 km (1.4 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
483 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the view of the garden patio area from the bed is so relaxing
the unit was comfortable and had nice amenities like a smart tv with hbo hulu etc
the bathroom is nice but the description of just enough hot water for one person is definitely accurate
they had fancy tea bags and an apple tv what more could u ask for? :) 12/10
it is super clean and private
the place was beautiful clean and comfortable
super clean airy lovely space
the space was clean comfortable and cozy
ryland’s studio was great it was very clean and tidy
ryland is a great host
ryland is a great host and made himself available to answer any questions
ryland was very quick and responsive with any questions i had
host was accommodating and easy to communicate with
ryland was a fantastic host go gators
great little spot close to downtown
the location was right in the middle of all the popular spots and close to campus
lovely contemporary accommodation in an older neighborhood very close to uf
please please consider this location if you're looking for a place to rent in the area
we would definitely return this place is a special
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8. Guest suite within wooded property (from USD 65)

This newly refurbished guest suite is situated within the host’s 1.5-acre (0.6-hectare) forested property near Hogtown Creek. It is a 10-minute drive from downtown and a 5-minute walk from the town’s stores and restaurants.

The rental is perfect for a couple of guests. It has a double bed, a bathroom stocked with toiletries, high-speed Wi-Fi, a designated workspace, and a kitchen with a fridge, freezer, microwave, stove, and Keurig coffee maker. There’s a first aid kit for unexpected mishaps, as well as a high chair and a travel crib if you happened to come with your little angel.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
6.34 km (4.0 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
173 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
convenient location extremely comfortable bed nice air conditioning and fan and a very efficient kitchen area
expect everything to be sparkling clean with european charm
super clean and newly renovated it seemed
it's quiet clean and safe
bed is comfortable soft but supportive bathroom was clean and plenty of towels
clean and had everything i needed to get my work done
deborah was super helpful and responsibilities
deborah is a wonderful and caring host
deborah is an awesome host
deborah is a wonderful communicator and gracious host on every level
the hosts have made this space perfect for people wanting to relax and feel at home
great location and darling studio
great place to stay close to campus
conveniently located but quiet and peaceful
excellent location with awesome quietness
nice that it was located close to shopping drug stores and bank
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9. Modern residential home with six bedrooms (from USD 550)

This modern and luxurious house is the best choice for fun family gatherings. It is only a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from the University of Florida. The 6-bedroom property can comfortably accommodate 12 guests, and it has spacious interiors and a large private deck.

This unit has two king beds, two queen beds, two single beds, a double bed, and a sofa bed which means everyone has a comfortable place to sleep in. It has two baths, a fully furnished kitchen complete with a dishwasher, and a dining table that can seat six people. Entertainment amenities include Wi-Fi access, a living room TV, as well as a separate gaming room with another TV and X-box.

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
3.96 km (2.5 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
104 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning and the bridge needs to have more cool air
it's convenient to all amenities and the beds were comfortable
great kitchen/ living room area for hanging out and nice patio/ deck to relax outside
our group enjoyed our stay here-- comfortable home with all the amenities we needed in a quiet location
nice size kitchen and dining room allowed us to eat all our meals at the house
he keeps his home pristinely clean and the decor is very warm
it's newly renovated and clean
the home is exquisitely decorated clean and comfortable with a lot of space
a very spacious house with comfortable beds and living space
excellent host with fast response time
owner was easy to reach and very helpful
peter was very quick with responses and friendly
hosts are super responsive
peter is a very responsive host very quick to answer questions/concerns
great stylish place right near uf
great location and large comfortable (website hidden by airbnb) ideal airbnb
the location is good less than a mile from uf and close proximity to shopping restaurants etc
nicely renovated home in a convenient location
and it was in a nice quiet location so close to campus and the football stadium
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10. Creekside apartment perfect for two (from USD 57)

This quiet and comfy apartment is perfect for one or two guests with its one-bedroom one-bathroom setup. It has a queen bed, a breakfast nook, Wi-Fi, and a kitchen that features all necessary appliances such as a refrigerator, stove, microwave, and dishwasher.

There are free parking facilities on the premises. Hogtown Creek, which is adjacent to the apartment, is popular among locals for its creekbed that’s littered with ancient shark teeth.

Stayed at this property?
Gainesville, Florida, United States
5.45 km (3.4 mi) from Florida Museum of Natural History-Exhibits
50 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a very cozy and nice apartment with great amenities and style
overlooking hog town creek this quiet apartment is in a small easily accessible neighborhood
upgraded bathroom is a nice touch
very clean place very nice and attentive
the place is very clean and perfect for a short or long stay
the apartment was clean and has everything you need
everything was clean updated peaceful and pleasant it was just what we needed
home is clean and offered everything you need to get by
the owner is very nice and responsible
heather was a great host
very responsive and great host
heather is a great host and communicator too
heather is a fast responder and a great host
the location was great as well
the location was very peaceful and quiet and only about a 10 minute drive to uf campus
the place was located in a central location and the bathroom lighting is stunning
comfortable quiet condo which is close to everything you need
great location and stay for our weekend getaway trip to a florida gators football game
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Feel at home in Gainesville

Being on a vacation or adventure doesn’t have to be stressful. One can still enjoy the experience without putting themselves in an unfamiliar accommodation. Book a unit that suits your taste from this list, and relish the thought of having a refreshing home to return to after exploring everything that Gainesville has to offer.

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