Nicknamed the “City of Oaks and Azaleas”, Bartow is a small town, steeped in American history and notable for its Southern-influenced architecture and culture. It is only about 39 miles (63 km) east of Tampa and 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Orlando. Its central location makes it a great option for anyone who is visiting attractions, such as Legoland, Universal Studios, SeaWorld or Disney World, on either coast.
Annual events, such as the Cricket Club Halloween Parade and Carnival, the Fourth of July Celebration at Mosaic Park and the Bloomin’ Arts Festival, draw crowds from nearby communities to partake in the festivities. Take a look at our top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Bartow, Florida.
Perfect for any animal lover, this Airbnb is a private guest suite on a small thoroughbred racehorse farm. While you may get an early wake-up call from the roosters, you’ll be just in time to step outside and witness the horse training that takes place in the morning. The hosts welcome you to walk around the property, befriend the animals and even go fishing on the lake.
Several rooms are available to accommodate up to seven guests and include a bathroom, a TV and small kitchenette. This peaceful farm is a perfect place to come back to after a busy day at the nearby theme parks and attractions.
Horse Farm on a Beautiful LakeWinter Haven, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe pool horses and chickens were such fun for our kids and janet was so kindwe enjoyed the entire day on the patio and swimming poolwe enjoyed eating out on the patio and swimming in the poolthere is a big fan as well; i would just pack for lighter pajamas and breathable clotheswe as well enjoyed the fresh farm eggs which made breakfast with this beautiful view even betterit was clean and comfortablethe property is clean and very comfortablewell-stocked clean and spacious space with lots of details and memorabiliathe house was clean and janet a very good hoteswe had the best stay only problem was we couldn’t stay longer comfortable clean and quiet
Host:highly recommend this host and propertythey were both a gracious host and hostessshe is a wonderful gracious hostsuper excellent host lovely farm with friendly animalswe enjoyed an authentic experience in the company of nice hosts and the animalsRead more reviewsvery nice location to many placesit provided a great central locationthis is a great location and a wonderful propertyproperty is private yet close to attractions such as legolandit was a very beautiful and peaceful location
This small guest house is located above the host’s garage and nestled between many large oak trees, thus giving it the nickname “treehouse”. It is the perfect size for a couple and conveniently located in the historical downtown Bartow district, halfway between Orlando and Tampa. The apartment has a private entrance, a full kitchen and newly-remodeled bathroom with a walk-in shower.
Cute "Treehouse" ApartmentBartow, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe wifi worked great all the time as did everything elsethere was a glitch with the wifi but she was great at trying to helpthe house and apartment are almost 100 years old and the impressive tree is 200 years oldnice private room with your own bathroom and kitchenettea simply perfect little apartment with all the comforts and needs of being at homeit was very cleantowels and linens provided which she will replace with clean when neededthe apartment was clean and the beds were comfortableclean and hospitable would definitely stay againthe apartment was clean and tidy and had everything i needed for my stay
Host:karen is a great hostkaren was a great hostshe is an amazing host and what an amazing family she hasshe is welcoming responsive and never intrusivewow beautiful property friendly host and beautiful friendly dogsRead more reviewssuch a cute little placegreat location and very nice neighborhoodbeautiful place in walking distance of everything you needthis location is at a good price and 30 minutes fm each locationsuch a great place and close to everything
This guest house is surrounded by five beautiful acres (2 hectares) and provides you with all the comforts and privacy of home. Take a walk around the property and say hello to one of the hosts’ alpacas or miniature donkeys on the farm. There’s plenty of space for the whole family in the fully-fenced, gated property.
The guest house itself has convenient and modern features, like an open floor plan, a fully-equipped kitchen, Wi-Fi and DirectTV. There is an extra sleeper sofa and a roll-away bed for extra guests, if needed.
Luxury Cottage on Prestigious Million$ PropertyLakeland, Florida, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewscheck their availability before you look any place else quiet comfortable and all the amenities you needwe had a great stay well-kept space that felt very comfortable and safeit was very clean and comfortablesparkling clean great communication easy check-in and quiet peaceful atmospherei was very pleased with the cleanliness of the housethe place was both clean and welcomingspotless quiet private peaceful setting
Host:great hostsour hosts were very nicemegan was an amazing hostamazing place with wonderful hostmegan is a wonderful hostRead more reviewsperfect location and secluded yet so close to everythinglovely location would highly recommendgood location close to our friends we were visitingvery nice property away from it all yet still close to everythingmegan’s place was a lovely guest house away from the main house
Looking for eco-friendly accommodation? These hosts have just gone solar! This private room also benefits from a queen-sized bed, bedding, toiletry essentials and a shared kitchen and living space. There is also a heated pool and gas grill you are welcome to use. Nearby attractions include the Polk Museum of Art (15 minutes away), Legoland (28 minutes), Universal Studios (47 minutes) and Busch Gardens (44 minutes).
Stay with us at our Pool Home/ Queen BedLakeland, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsshe even had an extra fan for the bedroomour room was private and comfortablesuper comfortable bed very nice room and bathroom and lots of privacytanyia made me breakfast each day which was appreciatedvery clean and comfortablespace was clean and as expectedvery clean and bed was awesomeclean quiet and great pancakeseverything was clean and easy to find
Host:the hosts are great people as wellshe was very kind and considerategreat hosts good conversation conscientious and great hospitalityhosts were very nice and attentive to out needstanyia and her husband were great hostsRead more reviewsgreat value and location for my tripthe neighborhood is wooded secluded yet close to the main road with easy access to everything in lakelandthis is a fantastic place to stay great location very quiet and they are extremely friendly and helpfulenjoy a stay at a beautiful home tucked away in a quiet peaceful neighborhood in the lakeland highland areaif i have to stay again in lakeland or close by i will definitely stay there again
This beautiful, historic estate is located in downtown Bartow, nearly equidistant from Tampa and Orlando, so you can visit theme parks in either city. Accommodating up to 12 guests, it is a great option for a big family reunion or corporate retreat. Fun amenities include a pool table and large yard with an outdoor pool. The furnishings and decor are modern and there is plenty of space outside on the 2.5 acres (1 hectare), to enjoy the warm Florida sun.
Historic Family HomeBartow, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewshuge yard pool grill etcmy family and enjoyed our stay big pool and patio to grill and relaxthere is wifi in house if you need it for work and a nice tv with cable downstairsplenty of space and the beds were comfortablea large patio to sit back and relax a wonderful pool as wellhouse was clean with plenty of linens and towelsthe pool was cleansome issues with cleanliness and hot water supply but on the whole a pleasant staysheets and towels smelled fresh and clean diane was responsive with my concerns
Host:thank you to the hostsquick and friendly response from ownershe was a wonderful host and was quick to reapond to any questions or concerns we hadvery responsive to any questions/concerns etchost was extremely responsive to our communicationsRead more reviewsgreat location and access to highwaysi would definitely come back to this locationit was a great location close to groceries and foodi definitely recommend this location and hostit’s a great location for gathering with friends or family
Right on the edge of Star Lake, this home is surrounded by lush orange groves and palm trees. You’ll want to wake up early to catch the beautiful sunrise over the lake and grab your fishing pole to catch some of the renowned, largemouth bass. The house has two bedrooms and full bathrooms, as well as a full kitchen and outdoor patio.
All towels, linens, toiletries and cleaning supplies will be provided. As far as local attractions go, it’s only 15 minutes to Legoland and under an hour to Sea World, Disney, Universal and Busch Gardens.
PRIVATE LAKE HOME-(on Citrus Farm) btwn Tpa & OrlBartow, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsplenty of towels washer and dryer fully equipped kitchen with plenty of cookware :)very quiet and clean placenice clean quiet place to relaxthe house is clean and comfortablethe house is kept immaculately cleanvery nice place and very clean
Host:peaceful and ashton and roy were very helpfulwe had a wonderful experience with this airbnb and hosts ashton and roy during our week-long stayRead more reviewsthe location was beautifulsuper quiet and kicked back location for relaxing stayvery nice and quiet locationsuch a cute little place tucked away in a beautiful citrus grove with access to the lakethe home is located in a private location on a beautiful lake
If you’re a bargain hunter, look no further. This immaculate private room is located in a quiet, gated community and is centrally located, between Tampa and Orlando. The room includes a queen-size bed, a flat-screen TV and a mini-fridge. Do note that the bathroom is shared and that the hosts have two dogs in the house. To top it all off, you’ll have access to the pool and hot tub, to unwind after a long day.
Comfy queen bedroom in pool home
Located in Lakeland, this beach-themed private room is sure to make you feel like you’re on vacation. Complete with a memory foam full bed and access to a shared pool and hot tub, guests rave about the comfort and hospitality of this Airbnb. It’s also only 60 to 90 minutes from four major airports, beaches and theme parks.
Enjoy the media room, with hundreds of movies to choose from, or the complimentary fruit and yogurt breakfast provided each morning. If you forgot to pack anything, don’t worry, neighborhood convenience stores, pharmacies and restaurants are all within walking distance.
Relaxing Beach Haven!Lakeland, Florida, United States
This adorable tiny house is perfect for a quirky, budget-friendly getaway. Despite its small size, it includes a queen and twin bed, a pullout couch and full kitchen and bath. Furthermore, it is located on Lake Mariana and includes two kayaks, so you can head out on the lake to enjoy some sun and try out your fishing skills. Famous theme parks, like Disney, Legoland, Busch Gardens, Universal and Sea World are a short drive away.
Disney/Legoland Lakeside TINYHOUSE!Winter Haven, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewswe loved the amenities: the lake wifi netflixthank goodness the small space heater workedthe beds are on the floor in the loft & of average comfortthe bathroom was a good size and the water pressure and temperature proved to stay consistently comfortablevery clean and accommodatingvery clean very nicely decoratedclean quiet and scenic areathe space was clean and comfortableeverything was clean and well supplied
Host:she is very attentive and helpfulkeypad access was convenient and the host was very helpful and quick to answer questions through textsuch a fun place to stay anna is a great host and replied to every message really quickthe tiny home was great anna was easy to get in touch with and very responsiveshe was very responsive and offered excellent suggestions for things to do and see while in the areaRead more reviewsperfect distance to legoland and close attractionsi loved the locationthis place is super cutethe location was perfect for my flight training at the airport across the streetwe enjoyed the experience and greatly appreciated how close the tiny house was in location to legoland
Located in the historic district of Bartow, this private room is in a quiet neighborhood but still within walking distance of local shops and restaurants. You will have shared access to the bathroom, living room, dining room, kitchen and outdoor space. The host speaks Spanish and English fluently and is excellent about responding quickly to guests’ needs. Additional amenities include a washer and dryer, free parking, children’s toys, dinnerware and Wi-Fi.
Spanish style home at your serviceBartow, Florida, United States
Top guest reviewsbreakfast very good and nice coffee which is important to meif u r lucky you might have the chance to enjoy one of her special breakfastsi had nice comfy room with closet and a separate bathroomor as my 4-year-old said "this bed is beautiful it's so comfortablebut i wasn't in florida to watch tv so it wasn't a problemclean and quieteverything is clean and nicely decoratedeverything is clean and comfortableeverything was very clean and comfortableher place is clean and very well decorated
Host:egland was a great hostegland was an amazing hostshe is so kind and accomodatingengland is a gracious host with nice accommodationsegland is such a gracious host and welcomed me into her home with no reservationRead more reviewsnice and quiet and very close to my interview locationit was perfect in location for megreat location and easy access to several highways for getting aroundamazing people great room house and locationnice house in a quiet neighborhood
Centrally located in the Florida sun
If you’re looking for practical accommodation, in terms of both location and price, Bartow has just the place you’re looking for. Each of these Airbnb rentals are centrally located between Tampa and Orlando, giving you convenient access to theme parks and attractions in either direction. Staying here will allow you to beat the crowds and come back to your home away from home, for some peace and quiet.
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