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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Seattle, Washington (With Pictures) - Updated 2019

Updated Aug 15, 2019

Renowned as one of the world’s greenest cities, Seattle is a vibrant blend of culture, music and nature. Nature lovers will not be disappointed by the breathtaking Olympic Peninsula’s sweeping views and Mt. Rainier National Park’s gorgeous hike trails. Music wise - Rock legends Nirvana played a vital role in shaping the grunge scene in Seattle, while guitarist Jimi Hendrix’s birthplace was right here in this very city. You’ll also find tons of aquariums, zoos and interesting museums to visit. You have got to see Seattle for yourself. Here are the top Airbnb accommodations in Seattle that serve as a great base for exploring the city:

1. Seattle mini-home (from USD 105)

Unique, cute and cozy, this Seattle Mini-Home comprises of a loft bed, living room area, fully equipped kitchenette, deck and hot tub to boot. The space, which gives off a modern nautical vibe, is tastefully constructed with pastel tones and wooden tones. Just blocks away from Downtown Ballard, this quaint space is surrounded by several world-class restaurants and shops.

Seattle Mini Home with Hot Tub and Private Deck
Seattle, Washington, United States
335 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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2. A single bed in a common area (from USD 35)

Are you a solo backpacker travelling on a tight budget? Check out this single bed in clean and quiet Room E of a tidy house. Your wonderful hosts are the perfect company for your holiday, ensuring that your stay is as pleasant as possible. A three-minute walk will take you to the metro station. From there, you’ll reach downtown Seattle in 15 minutes and the airport in 20 minutes.

Room E Single Bed next to kitchen.
Seattle, Washington, United States
344 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 2 bathrooms

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3. Relax in the city (from USD 65)

Nestled in a friendly neighbourhood, this colourful house has a private entrance leading up right to your room. You’ll get tons of privacy and be provided with necessities and other useful amenities like Netflix and complimentary coffee. Your accommodating host will welcome you and help you out to the best of her abilities. Do take a walk around nearby Kubota Gardens.

Relaxing Studio, separate entrance, Private bath
Seattle, Washington, United States
249 reviews
Private room in house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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4. Downtown Convention Center B&B (from USD 99)

Relax in the luxury of your very own private room right next to the Convention Center and a walking distance away from Downtown Seattle. Your room is a playful mix of different colours and patterns. Moreover, your thoughtful host will prepare snacks and even fresh flowers upon your arrival. You’ll love the close proximity of your apartment from the Pike Pine Corridor and Capitol Hill.

Downtown Convention Center B&B -- Free Minibar
Seattle, Washington, United States
430 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

5. Cozy and charming 1905 cottage (from USD 55)

Built in the 18th century, this funky green cottage comprises of your private room, a shared kitchen and living room. The bedroom offers you an excellent view of Downtown Seattle, and your host will give you all the privacy you need. It’ll feel very much like visiting an old friend. Additionally, getting around by public transport is very easy and you’ll also be close to the Wallingford Center.

Cozy charming 1905 cottage, W room
Seattle, Washington, United States
212 reviews
Private room in cottage 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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6. Cottage in the heart of the city (from USD 89)

The cottage in the heart of the city sleeps two guests in one bedroom. There’s also a bathroom, and basic essentials are supplied. Access the patio for a barbecue if you prefer not to cook in the kitchen. The detached suite comes with parking for your convenience. Heating, TV, WiFi and an iron are all available, as are a work-friendly space and a dryer. Wooden walls and lots of windows make for a pleasant, cool space close to bus stops, shops, the waterfront, and shopping centers. if you enjoy cycling, it’s right next to the bike path to Pike Place Market or the waterfront.

Cottage in the Heart of the City
Seattle, Washington, United States
567 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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7. Modern beach studio in west Seattle (from USD 175)

Just seven miles (11km) from downtown Seattle, this studio is steps away from Alki Beach. The unit, which sleeps two guests, has free street parking and WiFi. Views all around are beautiful as guests overlook the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. Seagulls call, seals rest and even the occasional orca might pass by. While the superhosts live upstairs, you have your own private entrance. Also, the patio is for your use. From there, the view is lovely. There’s a mini-kitchenette area, TV, WiFi and a host of basic essentials. A binder is provided with useful information about the area.

Contemporary Studio Oasis only Steps from Alki Beach
Seattle, Washington, United States
363 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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8. Luxury apartment with water view (from USD 329)

Located in Thompson hotel in downtown Seattle, this luxury apartment comes with hotel amenities like cable TV, basic essentials and air conditioning. This Airbnb also has the luxuries of a home, with a fully-equipped kitchen for you to cook meals. For those driving into Seattle, you’ll have the added luxury of a valet service and free parking at the apartment.

Thompson Residences- Water View Luxury Residence
Seattle, Washington, United States
84 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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9. A sophisticated studio with breathtaking views of Seattle (from USD 91)

Unwind at this sophisticated studio that boasts breathtaking views of Seattle, right from the rooftop area, including the iconic Space Needle. Throughout the studio, you can admire the beautiful hardwood floors and stylish furniture. Equipped with one queen bed, the studio is most ideal for solo adventurers and those traveling in pairs. Other features include a clawfoot tub, a relaxing living room with a comfortable couch and large windows, and a dining area.

Sophisticated Studio with Breathtaking Views of Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States
399 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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10. A peaceful cottage with a spacious backyard (from USD 99)

Feel like home as you spend your days at this peaceful cottage that comes with a backyard in which you can relax and absorb the tranquility of the surroundings. The cottage comes with a queen bed and a sofa bed and can perfectly accommodate no more than three people. In the morning, prepare your breakfast in the fully equipped kitchen and later enjoy it on a stool at the breakfast bar. From the large windows of the apartment, you can soak up ample natural sunlight that you know you need for a fresh start after waking up.

Walk to Restaurants from a Peaceful, Sunny Backyard Cottage
Seattle, Washington, United States
365 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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11. Artistic flat in downtown Seattle

Furnished with vintage details, this artistic flat boasts high ceilings, sliding French doors and even a functional antique bathtub. Moreover, colourful hues and bright tones are used all around the house to give an inviting feel. This bright and airy apartment is also just 3 blocks away from the rail tunnel and transit lines. Do bring earplugs if you’re a light sleeper, so you won’t be kept up all night by the traffic nearby.

Artistic flat In downtown Seattle!

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12. In the heart of Seattle

Stay in this century-old building in the heart of Seattle. This spacious bedroom, featuring hardwood floors and a queen bed, is an ideal and fashionable accommodation for couples or solo travellers looking for a warm and hospitable stay. Moreover, your hospitable host will spare no effort in making you feel welcome. With excellent location and immaculate surroundings, what more can you ask for?

In the heart of Seattle

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13. Downtown contemporary art loft (from USD 75)

There’s a reason why this Downtown Contemporary Art Loft is the most highly rated accommodation in the whole of Seattle. This cozy and minimalist apartment gives you a huge bang for your buck and consists of a living area, loft bed and shared kitchenette. Located in International District, the Airbnb is just seconds away from Amtrak and the light rail. You don’t have to be an artist to enjoy your time among this peaceful art community.

contemporary art loft downtown [7]
684 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

See Seattle!

Washington’s largest city awaits. Fun fact: Did you know the first Starbucks opened here in Pike Place in 1971? There are many undiscovered gems nestled in the midst of this bustling city. When you explore Seattle’s neighbourhoods, you’ll never know what you will find! Do book early during peak seasons (eg. Capitol Hill Block Party, Bumbershoot, etc.) and communicate your needs with your host for a pleasant Airbnb experience. Ensure you follow all the house rules and most importantly, have a great stay!

This article was originally published on Apr 11, 2016

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