In many ways, Denver is unique among the major cities in the United States. It is the highest city in the United States with an official elevation of exactly one mile (1.6 kilometers), hence its endearing nickname, Mile High City. While it embraces its rural past as a cowboy and mining town, it is also embracing the future with a vibrant arts scene and plenty of outdoor festivals. Also, where else can you escape from city life to snowy ski resorts so easily, with the Rocky Mountains a mere 12 miles (19 kilometers) away? Pack your suitcase and check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals in the city and around the municipality of Arvada, which is part of Denver’s metropolitan area.
Denver was founded by the banks of the South Platte River in 1858, and quickly became a popular town for gold miners and merchants. One of its first neighborhoods is Curtis Park, northeast of downtown, which is still home to many old architectures. This charming guesthouse, for instance, was converted from what was once a carriage house in the 1880s and pays homage to that era with old-style French door panels and rustic decor. You can take a leisurely stroll to downtown, or you can chill out in the guesthouse with snacks and a cable TV provided. The host teaches Crossfit classes in an adjacent garage, and you are most welcomed to join her classes.
Historic Carriage House in Denver's Oldest NeighborhoodDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsvery well-designed lots of wonderful amenities and everything was super cozy comfortablecozy getaway with on-street parking privileges and nice amenitiesthe bed was so comfortable as was the sofa bedbeautiful carriage house stocked better than a hotel roomthe carriage house is perfect plenty of thoughtful touches and very comfortableas described clean excellent communication and propertyclean and comfy and stylisheverything was clean and very comfortableso comfortable and clean and welcomingits clean and has everything you need
Host:the host treated us extremely well and made sure that everything went smoothly during our staymick is a gracious host who was helpful from reservation to the moment we leftmick is an extremely kind man whom accommodated us with anything we needed and provided great recommendationsmick is extremely friendly and his hospitality is above and beyondmick was super responsive and helpful throughout the stayRead more reviewsgreat location - walking distance to rino districtgreat find great locationlocation was close enough to downtown but quiet enough to get some r&rgreat for work or play and close to some night life spotssuch a cute place it is in a great location very cozy and stocked with lots of thoughtful touches
Denver residents are often proud of the history of their neighborhoods. This brightly-decorated Victorian cottage is situated a block away from Welton Street, which was once home to renowned jazz clubs, some of which are being restored to their former glories. Amid the house’s sunny decor, you can find a banjo, an old upright piano, and a fine vinyl collection, and the host warmly welcomes you to make or play music. There are other cozy home comforts such as a flat-screen TV, a Blu-ray player with Netflix and a backyard with a gas grill. If you wish to explore the city, you can conveniently take the light rail to downtown from the station just a block away.
Sunny Home in Historic Curtis ParkDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsnice large screen tv washer and dryer record playerwe made use of the kitchen and grill which is always a nice touchthe bed in the front room was high and had a great mattress- we slept wellwe enjoyed sitting at the patio table in the back yardwhat a beautiful space i’m obsessed with the appliances in the kitchen and the backyard garden is a dreamvery clean and spaciousclean and wonderfully decoratedsuch a lovely charming and clean houseclean comfy and in a wonderful neighborhoodthe bathroom and bedroom is also clean and stocked with fresh linens & towels
Host:our host was very responsive which is greateliza is a great host - super responsive toothe large laundry/mud room was super helpful for us tooeliza was a very gracious host quick to respond and had great tips for local spotsreally unique comfy friendly and the hosts were awesomeRead more reviewsclose to everything cute housecute spot in a quiet neighborhood of denverfantastic location quiet neighborhood walking distance to restaurants and barsgreat location and welcoming spacereally cool spot so close to downtown
North of the Curtis Park neighborhood is the River North (RiNo for short) Art District, where historic warehouses and factories now house jazz bars, restaurants, brew pubs, art galleries and working studios. It is a great area to explore, especially with street art murals sprouting all over its alleys and buildings. This two-bedroom guesthouse is just blocks away from this district, and is also converted from a 19th-century carriage house, its modern industrial furniture offering a contrast to the old-school brick walls and hardwood floors. The hosts have added some nice touches like bathrobes, a welcome packet with snacks and also a list of recommendations of things to check out during your stay.
Curtis Park Charmer- blocks from RiNoDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsthe outdoor patio was a bonus- had breakfast every morning and a yoga practice the last dayplenty of space nicely equipped kitchen quiet neighbors and plenty of street parkingwe truly enjoyed our stay at ashlee & graham’s residence a nice and cozy neighborhoodgreat place for a couple friends comfy beds really adorable carriage house lots of thoughtful touchesvery clean exactly as advertisedits clean cozy and comfortablecomfortable clean and stylishit was very clean and the beds were very comfortablethe house was very clean and stylish
Host:hosts were very easy to communicate withthis space is so cool great hostssuper hosts for a reason — very communicativeashlee was a great host and made sure everything went well during our visitthe beds were quite comfortable and our hosts included nice tips about neighborhood eateries that we enjoyedRead more reviewsgreat location with lots in walking distancethe location is awesomegreat accomodation and location in denvercute and hip with a great locationgreat location in a quiet spot
It is easy to understand why Denver’s City Park was voted in 2015 as one of the top 10 neighborhoods in the US. To its north is the expansive City Park which houses the popular Denver Zoo and the Museum of Nature and Science. To its south is Colfax Avenue, one of the city’s main thoroughfares, filled with eateries, shops, and convenience stores. Yet, amid all these urban joys, the leafy neighborhood retains its serene peacefulness. Thus, this two-bedroom basement apartment undoubtedly scores for its fantastic location, but you should also be pleased with its bright, cozy decor and stylish, well-stocked kitchen.
Great location! 2 BR BSMNT Apt in City Park SouthDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewswarm and bright touches with light fixtures in each roommany thoughtful touches throughout cute decorating and nice roku tv set uptons of pillows the bathroom was stocked with extra toiletries like toothbrushes shampoo lotion etcthe bedrooms were bigger than we anticipated the bathroom had great amenities and overall we were quite comfortablewe walked to sprouts market for groceries apartment had two perfect bedrooms and fully stocked kitchenit was clean and comfortableit was so clean and comfortableryan’s place is clean and brightthe space was clean and the beds were comfortablegreat place and very clean
Host:he was kind enough to agree all of our requestsryan was a great hostryan was an amazing hostryan is a gracious host responding promptly to any of our requestsryan is an amazing hostRead more reviewsgreat location for restaurants and city parkgreat location easy access to the city & airportgreat location easy walk to so much of the city park areagood location walking distance to many great local spotsthe location was the best part
South of Denver’s city center is mainly suburban residential areas, neighborhood eateries, and convenience stores. This private room for four guests is one of the better Airbnb options in this region, located inside a condominium apartment close to a shopping center. The host has decorated the apartment with eclectic, ethnic furniture, a projector TV, and DVDs for guests to use. She also invites you to try her “sound healing” sessions, whereby she uses the vibration of ancient musical instruments to soothe and massage you.
Colorful & Loving 420-friendly Denver CondoDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewseven the small things: like spices in the cabinets every room was fully stocked in charm & hospitalitylauren and natalie’s apartment was exactly as described and was a great stop for a quick stay in denvergreat space lots of room and very peaceful highly recommendedvery clean and 420 friendly is a bonuswe loved our stay at lauren’s place it was clean fun and had everything we neededlocation was good and the space was clean and had everything we neededlauren and natalie were gracious hosts everything was in great shape the place was clean and well-stocked
Host:lauren thank you the best host everlauren is a lovely hostthe hosts were very responsive to my needs and provided a lovely safe spacebest hosts ever so thoughtful and accommodatingvery amazing stay and great hostsRead more reviewsgreat location and super cute placevery peaceful location with thoughtful neighborsit is conveniently located near the airport yet central to lots of colorados attractionsnice chill spot great locationfelt like a safe neighborhood and was a central location
This stunning apartment in Curtis Park, converted from an old Victorian house, offers wondrous comfort should you opt to stay. You get the entire second floor, with a bedroom for two and a bathroom that has a two-person jacuzzi tub and a stand-up shower. The kitchenette has a microwave oven, a refrigerator, and a coffee maker. Best of all, you can chill out and enjoy the Apple TV that features HBO, Netflix, and Hulu shows. Games, books and puzzles are also provided by the kind host, who lives on the first floor.
1885 Victorian SuiteDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsthe snacks coffee and tea were great while watching tv above it allthe bathroom and full length mirror was perfect for getting readyit's gorgeous with personal touches a comfortable bed amazing bathroom suite and kitchenette/living room spacethe upstairs is all included with the stay and it feels like it's own apartmentthe jacuzzi tub was perfect after a long day in the cold and the bed was super comfybeautiful old house clean and comfy bedeverything was very clean and the suite was very thoughtfully appointedit is super clean and has everything you needpatricia’s place is comfortable & cleanthe place was comfortable clean and had all the necessities
Host:pat is a wonderful hostpat was such a great hostremarkable place and wonderful hostpat’s house is wonderful she is an excellent hostshe was hospitable and very responsive to messagesRead more reviewsideal location in rinothe location is greatcute place in a great locationexcellent location close to rhino districtlocated in a great location near restaurants art and shopping
Here’s another terrific Airbnb option – a three-story townhouse with a rooftop patio in the Sunnyside district, north of Denver’s city center. The rooftop patio is spacious and comes with sofas and a large umbrella, which are great for holiday parties. With two bedrooms and two huge beds, the house itself can accommodate up to five guests. The living room has comfortable couches, a huge flat-screen HDTV with satellite television programs, and a remote-controlled fireplace. All these make for a superb stay, even if the location is quite a distance away from eateries, cafes and convenience stores.
Enjoy Relaxing on a Private Rooftop in SunnysideDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsthe couch and beds are very comfortablewe had plenty of space and bathrooms and the light was great for photoseach room has a bathroom and fantastic rooftop patiomodern decor didn’t take away from comfort at all (best couch and super comfy bed)kitchen is fully outfitted if you’d like to eat init was very clean and comfortableplace was very clean and well furnishedsparkling clean comfortable and beautiful spacevery very nice and cleanclean modern place with plenty of little extras
Host:matt is very responsive host and ensured that everything was ready for us when we arrivedhe was also an amazing/communicative host who gave great local recommendationsgreat host beautiful home will come againmatt was a great host and was very easy to communicate withthanks matt for being a great hostRead more reviewsgood neighborhood and close to everythingthe location was perfect for usclose to lohi great restaurants nearbygreat location great place great timecondo is in a great location
The neighboring city of Arvada is a largely suburban area with a twist: its downtown area is a historic district, preserving its century-old taverns, breweries, and restaurants. Well-served by interstate highways, Arvada is an ideal base for exploring other parts of Colorado outside of Denver, such as the Rocky Mountains and cities like Boulder. This cozy basement room is close to downtown Arvada and has all the necessary home comforts, including a large backyard where you can use the fire pit and outdoor grill.
Cozy 3-Room Suite Close to All Colorado Offers
History buffs will enjoy Denver’s downtown, which is full of wondrous museums that curate all sorts of historic artifacts. South of the Colorado State Capitol building lies a cluster of them: the Denver Art Museum, the Colorado State Museum, the Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art, and the Clyfford Still Museum with its astonishing architecture. This stunning apartment is situated in the same district, in one of the original upscale neighborhoods of the city, and looks like it belongs to one of the museums with its striking Rococo-style decor and porter chair. The host encourages longer stays of more than a month, especially with all the city attractions within walking distance.
Rococo Romance: 2 Bedroom Cap HillDenver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsthe beds were super comfortable and the air conditioner units were a plusboth beds were comfy foam mattresses and the whole place is just as adorable as the picturesit was very comfortable quiet and we really enjoyed the patiothe apartment is very clean and the balcony out front is a very pleasant place to eat breakfasti didn't cook much but the kitchen was well stocked with dishware microwave oven fridge and dishwashereverything is clean and nicethe space was insanely cleanclean beautiful and convenientbeautiful as always clean and well stockedthe space was clean and beautifully decorated
Host:she is an amazing hosthosts were communicative and friendlyamazing stay and very communicative hostis as described goes out of her way to make sure all is good highly recommend this hostchristina was a great host and very easy to talk toRead more reviewsperfect downtown locationgreat location and convenient parkingin a wonderful location as its close to so muchit was a great location with parking and several convenient stores restaurants and attractions in walking distancethis location is located in a fantastic neighborhood and close by so much to see and do
Denver residents love their natural setting right by the Rocky Mountains, and most of their neighborhoods have parks and gardens to stroll and enjoy the outdoors. This gorgeous urban farmhouse is located right beside a community garden, as well as close to the Mestizo-Curtis Park, where you can have access to its outdoor swimming pool, playground, and tennis/basketball courts. The two-bedroom unit also has a front porch with snug chairs, so you can gaze at the stars at night while enjoying the fresh mountain air.
Urban Farmhouse at Curtis Park (30 Day minimum)Denver, Colorado, United States
Top guest reviewsit was a quiet and comfortable night sleep and so would definitely stay againthe beds were so comfortablepatrick could not have been kinder in making sure my stay was cozy comfortable and convenientthe kitchen was amazing and the pictures just don't do the place justicevery clean and stylishvery clean nice spaceit was very clean and neatvery clean cozy warm and inviting spacegreat place - so clean very comfortable home to stay in and exactly as advertised
Host:host was beyond helpful and accommodatinggreat home great hostpatrick was an amazing host from start to finishamazing place and awesome hostpatrick was very responsive to any questions we had and was a great host overallRead more reviewsamazingly beautiful place near downtowngreat location for exploring denverin a perfect location only blocks away from downtown denver and close to local parks and restaurantswe both loved the locationideal place with hidden character
Great accommodations in restored cottages
Whether you love the great outdoors of the Rockies or the rich history in museums, the Denver metropolitan area, which includes neighboring cities such as Arvada, offers spectacular accommodations that allow you to explore the region without worries. Some of the accommodations are themselves part of the city history, restored from Victorian cottages and carriage houses. Hence, soak in the joys of Colorado amid the comforts of these Airbnb rental options.
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