Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bellefonte, Pennsylvania - Updated 2023

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania is only around the corner from the renowned Ivy League college Penn State, with their famous football team playing often. Watch one of their games whilst you’re in town, explore Penn State itself or travel more afield. Spring Creek is nearby, with some of the best Trout in the state. There are creeks running through Bellefonte known for their amazing fishing and kayaking. Put some time aside to explore the historical town centre and the historic railroad. Check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in town!

1. Victorian apartment in Bellefonte with a balcony (from USD 78)

If you want a bit of American history on your weekend getaway, this place is perfect for you. It’s a private apartment with room for up to five guests - there’s a bedroom with a double bed, and in the living room, there’s a sofa bed and a couch, as well as an air mattress. The kitchen has all the basics you need to cook up a great, fresh meal as well as a verandah area, perfect for the evenings and looking out the local area. If you’re after a bit of luxury, there’s even a clawfoot bath in the bathroom, leading straight into the bedroom.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
272 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the apartment is spacious full of plants and natural light and offers a balcony overlooking the town
kitchen supplies were basic--coffee coffee-maker cutlery olive oil good cups etc
living room comfortable and light filled as well
apt 2 was very well kept with some simple period specific furnishings and artwork
the apartment was just like the photos - super cute
nothing fancy but it is clean
the place was great very clean and accommodating
the apartment was clean and furnished nicely
the apartment is neat and clean and very comfortable
it was soooo clean
the host was responsive
james was a fantastic host
the host was very friendly
owner is very responsive
and james is a great host
great location in a cute town
the location is terrific
it's walking distance to an easy little downtown
this was such a cute place in a great location
walking distance to breakfast spots and nice park
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2. Victorian apartment with amazing view (from USD 65)

If you want beautiful views of Bellefonte, this third-floor apartment will be perfect for you. The house is full of beautiful historic features, from the window frames to the wooden floors, you’re going to have a lot of fun exploring the apartment. They have thought carefully about their furniture choices, and it will really make you feel like you are at home. There’s also an opportunity to hire a bike or even kayaks - just speak to the hosts in advance and organise this. There’s room for up to four guests in the two bedrooms in this property.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
123 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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don’t rent unless you like climbing 4 flights of stairs into a sparsely furnished extremely hot apt
wifi was good bed was comfortable
james's apartment was perfectly cosy and had amazing views of the town
3rd floor apt in century home in a neat little town with some history and a quaint downtown area
this third floor apartment is seriously cute with great views and a simple comfortable feel
clean spacious quiet cozy
the apartment was clean and well kept
james’ place was clean cozy and convenient
it is not luxury accommodation but it is clean and comfortable
james is an excellent host
the host was responsive and easy to reach
james is a great host and was responsive to all of our questions
james has always been a responsive host
james was a great host and we were surprised by how historic the city is with great architecture
nice apartment in a great location
its simple and the location is great
great price for the location
great location in charming downtown bellefonte
location is fantastic and parking is easy
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3. Great home for Penn State fans (from USD 250)

As well as the football at Penn State, Bellefonte is close to many different national parks, and this listing is a great gateway to these. This listing is for up to six guests, with two queen beds and a sofa bed, ready to welcome you. There’s private parking on the property as well as beautiful covered porches, front and back. The house is on the top of Halfmoon Hill, giving amazing views of the surrounding area. There’s also a grill if you’re lucky enough to be there in winter.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
29 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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very clean with ample parking and clear communication
the house was very clean and welcoming
it was incredibly clean and everything was as pictured
the house is clean and bright and has everything you need to have a comfortable stay
very clean quaint home and a great location in bellefonte
i could keep going this weekend was perfect thanks to our hosts
erik was a very thoughtful host and the space is really fantastic
we could not have asked for a better host
he was super helpful and accommodating before during and after our stay
the house is located in bellefonte a peaceful town that is only 15 minutes away from university park
downtown bellefonte is a short walk away and fun to explore
lots of antique shops and a beautiful community park
erik’s house is an easy jaunt to penn state if you need a place to stay for an event
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4. Basement apartment close to PSU (from USD 250)

The hosts have recently renovated their basement, making this rental for you. There’s room for 10 guests - two double beds, two sofa beds and a single bed, as well as an air mattress. If you’re in town for a Penn State game, then you need to jump on this place. It’s also only two miles (3.2 km) from Spring Creek, with some of the finest trout in Pennsylvania ready to be caught. There’s also tea and coffee making facilities, as well as a fully stocked kitchen.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
25 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

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phil was a great host
great place and closer to psu than i expected
nice place with plenty of space and close to the stadium
we had a wonderful stay at phil's place
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5. Entire 2-bedroom apartment in Victorian Bellefonte (from USD 280)

If you’re in town for its famous fly fishing and kayaking, then check out this rental. There are two bedrooms in this property with room for five guests. The house is less than a mile away from the kayaking river and only a ten-minute drive if you’re here for the football. There’s also the local Bald Eagle State Park if you want to hike. The listing is completely private, with your own entrances and driveways. The town is full of speciality food shops if you’re after something delicious to cook.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
diana had coffee and breakfast treats for us which was greatly appreciated
the beds were very comfortable and she provided coffee and snacks which we greatly appreciated
air conditioning in the bedrooms and strategically placed ceiling fans downstairs kept the space mostly comfortable
the beds were very comfortable the sheets were a very nice cotton not that microfiber thank you
apartment is spacious clean with many amenities to make u feel at home
everything was very clean
space was very clean and welcoming
extremely clean & many nice touches
apartment was clean and comfortable
the house itself was very clean and spotless
diana is a wonderful host
diana is an amazing host
diana was an amazing host exceeding our expectations
diana was extremely welcoming and very helpful
a great rental host is very accommodating and thoughtful
the location is amazing highly reccomend
infant/toddler friendly place
diana’s place is conveniently located in a nice quiet area of bellefonte
we appreciated everything done for us by diana awesome location and house
we had a wonderful stay at diana's place
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6. Townhouse near PSU and shopping mall

If you are travelling with a large group of friends, is there anywhere better than here? There’s room for nine guests over three bedrooms. The house is close to Penn State and not far from all the beautiful mountains and hikes in the surrounding area. There are three bathrooms and room for up to three cars, so you’re not going to be short of space whilst you’re here. It’s set in a quiet neighbourhood, so you don’t need to worry about a poor nights sleep.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

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also the two bathrooms was a huge plus
the house was very clean and everything is new
we appreciated the clean house and all the essentials
hanjiang was a great host he answered my questions quickly
hanjiang was awesome and very helpful
would definitely recommend this house for a penn state visit and hanjiang is a great host
great location in bellefonte only 15 min max from beaver stadium
he was great at communicating and i would highly recommend his location to anyone staying the area
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7. Chic Victorian mansion in the city

The hosts have taken historic New York as their inspiration for this room. From the subway tiles in the bathroom to the claw foot bath, you’ll be amazed by all the features. The hosts offer a gourmet breakfast with the rental, as well as access to the billiards (pool) room, and their expansive DVD collection. There are also tea and coffee making facilities, as well as Hershey Kisses if you’ve got a sweet tooth. The apartment is close to Penn State University if you’re in town for a visit.

19 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Quaint Cape Cod minutes from PSU

If you want a bit of Cape Cod architecture, without all the hassle of travelling out there, this place is ideal for you. The house has a great sized kitchen, ideal for you to cook up some amazing meals, and then enjoying it on the expansive deck outside. The property is close to Penn State as well, convenient if you’re on your college road trip. There’s a large driveway, as well as a gas grill outside if you’re visiting in summer.

9 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 4 Guests

9. bedroom home 15 minutes to PSU

This is the place for you if you’re on your American road trip. It’s got quick and easy access to two highways - i80 and i99, meaning Ohio and New York are ‘just down the road’. There are three rooms in the rental, sleeping up to six guests, as well as two bathrooms. The hosts don’t provide breakfast, but they will recommend a restaurant in town. There’s room for up to three cars on the drive, and there’s on-street parking as well. There’s also a decent sized yard as well as a patio for you to enjoy.

5 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 6 Guests

10. Basement apartment 10 minutes away from football stadium

If you’re looking to check out one of the Penn State football teams games, this place is in the perfect location for you. The hosts have converted their basement and opened it up for you. There’s one bedroom complete with a double bed, as well as an air mattress and sofa bed if you are visiting with a group of friends. You only have access to the basement, but this also includes a kitchen, living room, full bathroom and even an outdoor patio. It’s only a ten-minute drive to the Penn State stadium.

Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, United States
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
very nice space full kitchen good communication with cathy great outside space plenty of parking
lovely basement apartment with all the amenities
the location was perfect for any psu fan looking to visit the area
it was nice to have your own space bedroom kitchen bathroom and liviving room
very clean and comfortable
it’s clean homey and comfortable
the apt was great clean
it was clean private quirky quiet and spacious
convenient clean wonderful stay
very kind and gracious hosts
great hosts roomy and welcoming accommodation
great host the living space was more than we expected
everything about our stay was perfect and our hosts were the perfect part of the stay
helpful but not intrusive welcoming warm and offered great assistance
the location was an easy 20 minute drive to state college
the park was nice too
cathy's property is located in a very nice and quiet neighborhood
don't hesitate to stay here great location close to college campus and mount nittany medical center
cathy's home is a wonderful location spacious and very clean
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

Whether you’re in town for the football, the college or the fishing and kayaking, there are more than enough options for you to chose from - from historic apartments to modern basements and everything in between; there’ll be the perfect place for you in Bellefonte.

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