Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Algonquin, Illinois - Updated 2021

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Algonquin is a town that is located just outside of Chicago, Illinois. It is a commercial hub and a lively area. The town is even referred to as the “Gem of the Fox Valley River” due to its growth and development. However, the town maintains a certain historic and natural charm. There is a wide array of activities from shopping to wine festivals to exploring the Buffalo Park Reserve, which is a forest that provides visitors a wonderful view of and access to the Fox River. Which of these many options will you choose to take part in during your stay in Algonquin? Whatever you choose, select an accommodation that will make it convenient for you to achieve all your travel goals! Check out this list of our top Airbnb vacation rentals for some accommodation suggestions.

1. Relaxing home offering a city getaway (from USD 150)

Enjoy a relaxing getaway from the city in this four-bedroom house for a maximum of seven guests. Throughout your stay, this home offers a plethora of fun activities for you to choose from, like having a drink at the basement bar, playing with your pets in the fenced backyard, lounging under the pergola, unwinding in the hot tub, or enjoying a flick in the movie room.

If you plan to explore around, this home is only a walking distance from Fox River and downtown Algonquin.

Algonquin River Oasis
Algonquin, Illinois, United States
2 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
we hoped for a little more cleanliness especially the bathrooms
Host:
i hope the host is more considerate to other guests
Location:
the place is in a great location with the lake within walkable distance
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2. Convenient home between Chicago and Rockford (from USD 59)

This private bedroom in a spacious house is a hub you can return to after a long day of touring. If you don’t require anything else besides a comfortable place to sleep, this private room fits the bill. Sleeping up to two guests, the room comes with an air mattress, bed linen, and blankets for your convenience. Guests can also make use of the microwave and the fridge.

This rental is a short drive to I-90, making it easy to explore other cities like Rockford and Chicago.

Algonquin/Private room/bath in 1800 sq ft. house!
2 reviews
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

3. Cozy cabin by the Frame Brandenburg Lake (from USD 224)

This cozy cabin is perfect for nature lovers. It is a small house that can accommodate up to six guests, making it ideal for families and large groups. Situated right in the middle of a forest of stately oaks and pines and a stone’s throw away from a private lake, this cabin will allow guests to enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of nature. In addition to the lovely scenery, guests also have access to a tennis court, a hot tub, sauna, grill, and swimming pool. You are practically guaranteed to return from your trip relaxed and rejuvenated!

"A" Frame Brandenburg Lake
Ingleside, Illinois, United States
296 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire chalet 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a-frame is lovely and cozy
the cabin was very nice and cozy with lots of natural light coming in
it was super-clean and fully stocked with kitchen amenities comfortable sleeping and a wonderful fire
there's a lot to love about this place: the quaint style comfortable furnishings and convenient location
great tranquil and cozy a frame on a stunning large property
Cleanliness:
stephen’s place was very clean and inviting
great place clean and welcoming
the house is clean and well-maintained with so much character
the property was clean and had a lovely rustic feel
the home was very clean and well designed for a family
Host:
he was the best host i've ever met
the owner stephen was more than accommodating and made sure we had everything that we needed
excellent place and host
the owner stephen i a great guy
stephen was a great host and very hospitable
Location:
beautiful location and absolutely wonderful for a weekend getaway
truly unique scenic park
what a fabulous picturesque secluded location to spend quality time with your family
perfect place for a family vacationing in the chicago area
the "a" frame on brandenburg lake is a great getaway while still close to everything
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4. Clean, furnished waterfront stay (from USD 80)

This Airbnb is an apartment that overlooks the Fox River. You can get a wonderful view of the water from one of the many windows, which also let sunlight in, illuminating the apartment. If you so choose, you can spend time on the balcony in order to take in the fresh air as well as the sights and sounds of the river and the animals that inhabit the area. Because of the coziness, view, and amenities of the house (e.g. kitchen, washer, dryer, and wifi), you may be tempted to stay in during the entire trip. When you decide to venture out, you will be within walking distance from downtown Algonquin.

Waterfront Stay w/ Walk to Downtown Entertainment
Algonquin, Illinois, United States
83 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice touch was joe provided some items for breakfast and coffee as well
the view is great and apartment was nice
great value and location deluxe river view full kitchen and large living quarters are a real plus
joe was attentive to my well-being perfect clean spacious apartment with a killer view of fox river
it's just a very comfortable place to stay and roomy too
Cleanliness:
clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
it is clean and neat and comfortable
everything was immaculately clean and the large kitchen was well-equipped
cozy clean place in an historic building on the river
Host:
joe was a wonderful host
joe is a great host
joe is a very helpful host
joe is a great host and is super quick with his responses
joe is a super host
Location:
it was a perfect location for us
close to restaurants and shopping and loved they view
great location and really great value for cost
the place is located in a beautiful area so relaxing
the location was just what we wanted we have family in the area and this worked out perfectly
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5. Cozy room in a private house (from USD 57)

Minimalists will love this simple and comfy accommodation. The decor may not be elaborate, yet all the essentials needed for a wonderful stay are found in this apartment. Soft, comfortable furniture, a delicious complimentary breakfast, private entrance, wifi, heating, and cooling are only some of the many amenities offered to guests. If you enjoy staying in this homey room, you are in luck as this accommodation is available for long-term stays.

Cozy clean room in a house near lake
Lake in the Hills, Illinois, United States
69 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is huge with beautiful windows to the patio and the bed is huge with comfy blankets
the kitchen was fully accessible and she generously designated fridge space for me during my 10 day stay
the room is perfect for a single traveler
the bathroom was a decent size and i was very pleased with it
Cleanliness:
also the place was very clean except for the bugs and spiders
great stay clean and comfortable
very clean and you have your own room and shower
the bedroom was clean and the bed was comfortable
her place is clean quiet and quaint
Host:
the host daniela is very friendly and kind
daniela is a great host
amazing place and amazing host
daniela is really kind and helpful
daniela was a great host and made a wonderful breakfast
Location:
short walk to peaceful lake
the location was excellent and easy to get to by multiple routes
her place is just a short walk through the beautiful neighborhood to places to eat
recommend for someone who is just looking for a place to sleep and shower
this is a quiet peaceful and beautiful place to stay for short and long time
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6. Cozy place by the lake

This warm and rustic home is a few minutes’ drive to Crystal Lake and Metra railway station which has a train to downtown Chicago. Guests will have access to the lake and several water activities (e.g. swimming, fishing, or simply admiring the water). Whether you want to have a nature retreat, become thoroughly immersed in the Chicago nightlife, or both, this place would be great.

Cozy little place by the lake
Lake in the Hills, Illinois, United States
12 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
bathroom is very clean and vivian responds very quickly if we have any questions
Host:
they were wonderful hosts
albert was an awesome host really cool and down to earth guy thanks for everything
Location:
great location lovely house easy access to nightlife
vivian's place is neat and good
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7. Cozy, private bedroom with private bath

City lovers who cannot or do not want to pay city hotel prices should consider staying in this Airbnb. This private bedroom is about five minutes away from the train that goes into Chicago. Guests can conveniently travel into the city, enjoy all the action, and return to the calm suburbs to relax and rest. The accommodation’s indoor fireplace, garden, patio, and well-stocked kitchen, make it a wonderful place to unwind after a great, but hectic day in the Windy City.

Cozy and quite bedroom with private bath
Cary, Illinois, United States
40 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the queen bed was comfortable with an assortment of pillow options
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
clean room with sufficiënt privacy
her townhouse was clean spacious and comfortable
linda's place is extremely clean and comfortable
the room is indeed cozy; a good size clean and quiet
Host:
linda was a delightful host
she was beyond helpful
i stayed with linda for 8 weeks and linda was an amazing host
linda is a gracious host and we felt perfectly at home
linda is very cordial and helpful
Location:
perfect location if you're visiting chicago
there were plenty of great places to eat and a grocery store very close
it was a great location for what i waned to do and exceptionally quiet
the location is easy to find and linda was available and easy to talk to
i would highly recommend this place to anyone needing to stay in the area
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8. Private room by the river

If you like to feel as if you are at home in your accommodations then this private room might be just right for you! This Airbnb sleeps up to two people and is in a spacious ranch home. It has all the amenities of a home; a cozy fireplace, heating, a large backyard, an outdoor grill, a fully-equipped kitchen, and an office space. Guests will also be in a quiet neighborhood along the Fox River as well as being in the downtown area of the town of Dundee and close to hiking trails, a public pool, and Sears Center, a large event arena.

Private Room by the river and Downtown Dundee
30 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

9. Spacious four-bedroom house

This accommodation is ideal for families and large groups. Guests have the entire, spacious house at their disposal. There are four bedrooms that sleep up to eight people. With its many amenities (e.g., washer, dryer, laptop workspace, widescreen television, large dining table, and fully-stocked kitchen) and the possibility for long-term stays, this house will truly feel like your home away from home.

The Entire Home!!
6 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds

10. Room in central Crystal Lake

If you are a traveler looking for a place to stay for a longer amount of time (e.g. a few weeks or even months), look no further than this intern room. The room includes a desk, a closet, as well as central heating, air conditioning, and wifi. This accommodation is located in downtown Crystal Lakes, near popular pubs, restaurants, and shopping outlets. The rental is also located close to the Metra rail lines, allowing for easy transport to Chicago. There should be no shortage of exciting activities!

Cozy Room In Spacious Home
Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
43 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i arrived at 5am and the room light was on and she made the room feel very comfortable
room was comfortable with a collection of toiletries provided
they made a lot of efforts in making the guests comfortable in the house
the room is private and attractively furnished
Cleanliness:
towels linen and rest room are clean
clean wam and comfortable to stay in chicago
the house is clean quiet and comfortable
very quiet and clean
clean and well organized & with everything you need lisa keeps the place in great shape
Host:
they are gracious hosts and do their best to accommodate their guests
lisa and rosemary are great hosts for extended airbnb trips
lisa is so kind and made me feel like home
liza's an excellent host she provides everything that you need during your vacation and even more
lisa and rosemary are amazing hosts
Location:
great location in crystal lake
downtown restaurants close by had great food
very comfortable home walking distance to crystal lake train to downtown
easy street or driveway parking and close to downtown crystal lake
friendly hosts convenient location comfortable bed
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A wonderful destination

Algonquin is a wonderful town to visit. It is filled with natural beauty as well as typical tourist attractions such as shopping and restaurants. Additionally, it is close enough to Chicago for its visitors to be able to explore both cities. Depending on which accommodation you select, you can become acquainted with two amazing and totally different cities!

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