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.
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 OasisAlgonquin, Illinois, United States
Top guest reviewswe hoped for a little more cleanliness especially the bathrooms
Host:i hope the host is more considerate to other guestsRead more reviewsthe place is in a great location with the lake within walkable distance
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!
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 LakeIngleside, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe a-frame is lovely and cozythe cabin was very nice and cozy with lots of natural light coming init was super-clean and fully stocked with kitchen amenities comfortable sleeping and a wonderful firethere's a lot to love about this place: the quaint style comfortable furnishings and convenient locationgreat tranquil and cozy a frame on a stunning large propertystephen’s place was very clean and invitinggreat place clean and welcomingthe house is clean and well-maintained with so much characterthe property was clean and had a lovely rustic feelthe home was very clean and well designed for a family
Host:he was the best host i've ever metthe owner stephen was more than accommodating and made sure we had everything that we neededexcellent place and hostthe owner stephen i a great guystephen was a great host and very hospitableRead more reviewsbeautiful location and absolutely wonderful for a weekend getawaytruly unique scenic parkwhat a fabulous picturesque secluded location to spend quality time with your familyperfect place for a family vacationing in the chicago areathe "a" frame on brandenburg lake is a great getaway while still close to everything
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 EntertainmentAlgonquin, Illinois, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsa nice touch was joe provided some items for breakfast and coffee as wellthe view is great and apartment was nicegreat value and location deluxe river view full kitchen and large living quarters are a real plusjoe was attentive to my well-being perfect clean spacious apartment with a killer view of fox riverit's just a very comfortable place to stay and roomy tooclean and cozyvery clean and comfortableit is clean and neat and comfortableeverything was immaculately clean and the large kitchen was well-equippedcozy clean place in an historic building on the river
Host:joe was a wonderful hostjoe is a great hostjoe is a very helpful hostjoe is a great host and is super quick with his responsesjoe is a super hostRead more reviewsit was a perfect location for usclose to restaurants and shopping and loved they viewgreat location and really great value for costthe place is located in a beautiful area so relaxingthe location was just what we wanted we have family in the area and this worked out perfectly
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 lakeLake in the Hills, Illinois, United States
Top guest reviewsthe room is huge with beautiful windows to the patio and the bed is huge with comfy blanketsthe kitchen was fully accessible and she generously designated fridge space for me during my 10 day staythe room is perfect for a single travelerthe bathroom was a decent size and i was very pleased with italso the place was very clean except for the bugs and spidersgreat stay clean and comfortablevery clean and you have your own room and showerthe bedroom was clean and the bed was comfortableher place is clean quiet and quaint
Host:the host daniela is very friendly and kinddaniela is a great hostamazing place and amazing hostdaniela is really kind and helpfuldaniela was a great host and made a wonderful breakfastRead more reviewsshort walk to peaceful lakethe location was excellent and easy to get to by multiple routesher place is just a short walk through the beautiful neighborhood to places to eatrecommend for someone who is just looking for a place to sleep and showerthis is a quiet peaceful and beautiful place to stay for short and long time
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 lakeLake in the Hills, Illinois, United States
Top guest reviewsbathroom is very clean and vivian responds very quickly if we have any questions
Host:they were wonderful hostsalbert was an awesome host really cool and down to earth guy thanks for everythingRead more reviewsgreat location lovely house easy access to nightlifevivian's place is neat and good
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 bathCary, Illinois, United States
Top guest reviewsthe queen bed was comfortable with an assortment of pillow optionsvery clean and comfortableclean room with sufficiënt privacyher townhouse was clean spacious and comfortablelinda's place is extremely clean and comfortablethe room is indeed cozy; a good size clean and quiet
Host:linda was a delightful hostshe was beyond helpfuli stayed with linda for 8 weeks and linda was an amazing hostlinda is a gracious host and we felt perfectly at homelinda is very cordial and helpfulRead more reviewsperfect location if you're visiting chicagothere were plenty of great places to eat and a grocery store very closeit was a great location for what i waned to do and exceptionally quietthe location is easy to find and linda was available and easy to talk toi would highly recommend this place to anyone needing to stay in the area
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
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!!
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 HomeCrystal Lake, Illinois, United States
Top guest reviewsi arrived at 5am and the room light was on and she made the room feel very comfortableroom was comfortable with a collection of toiletries providedthey made a lot of efforts in making the guests comfortable in the housethe room is private and attractively furnishedtowels linen and rest room are cleanclean wam and comfortable to stay in chicagothe house is clean quiet and comfortablevery quiet and cleanclean 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 guestslisa and rosemary are great hosts for extended airbnb tripslisa is so kind and made me feel like homeliza's an excellent host she provides everything that you need during your vacation and even morelisa and rosemary are amazing hostsRead more reviewsgreat location in crystal lakedowntown restaurants close by had great foodvery comfortable home walking distance to crystal lake train to downtowneasy street or driveway parking and close to downtown crystal lakefriendly hosts convenient location comfortable bed
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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