Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bettendorf, Iowa - Updated 2024

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Sat near the border between Iowa and Illinois, Bettendorf is one of Iowa’s most prominent cities and an ideal place for a family vacation. With day trips to neighboring states available, as well as a range of museums, such as the rurally-inclined John Deere Pavillion and the kid-friendly art and science exhibits at the Family Museum, there is no shortage of fun to be had here.

Bettendorf is also a beautiful city in its own right, located on the banks of the Mississippi River and the Splash Landing Aquatic Park will quickly become a family favorite. As you will see below, it’s also well served by vacation rental properties, which will make your holiday even better. Read on for our top 10 recommendations of Airbnb vacation rentals in Bettendorf, Iowa.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 16, 2024.

1. Private room in Bettendorf, near the Quad City International Airport (from USD 60)

This private room is located in the hosts’ home and offers accommodation for two guests to share a private bedroom and bathroom. Perhaps the biggest benefit of this space is the ease of access to local amenities that you will enjoy, including access to a running route along Duck Creek, as well as access to the nearby Hy-Vee, Fareway, Walgreens, a number of restaurants, gas stations, and the Quad City Airport, in Moline.

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
2.44 km (1.6 mi) from Family Museum
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the in room coffee maker and the toaster much appreciated thoughtful touches
great amenities comfortable bed nice bathroom
love having coffee and toast after waking up from a comfortable rest
room was spacious and having fridge microwave coffee maker and table in the room was much appreciated
the room had special touches and amenities
super clean stylish upscale
their place was very clean and comfortable
everything was very clean and things were comfortable
great people clean and neat
the room was very clean and comfortable
rick and deeann were excellent hosts
gorgeous home and super great hosts
deeann and rick are excellent hosts
deeann and rick are truly great hosts
deeann and rick were warm and inviting hosts
great location in quiet neighborhood
great location and very convenient for our travels
deann and rick's place is located in a safe and upscale neighborhood
deeann and rick’s home is located in a safe quiet neighborhood within walking distance to a walking/biking/running path
great place in a great neighborhood we wish we had more time to spend there
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2. Cozy, private room in Bettendorf (from USD 53)

This private room in Bettendorf is perfect for those traveling by road, as it is located just off the I-74. The location of the house is also ideal for exploring the local area, with easy access to a YMCA, movie theater, restaurants, and bike paths along the Mississippi River. The accommodation is only suitable for solo travelers, but you will have a private bedroom and bathroom, as well as access to shared kitchen facilities, cable TV, and full air conditioning and heating.

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
2.05 km (1.3 mi) from Family Museum
153 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos do not do this rental justice super comfy bed and large closet space
have stayed here before; cool sleeping at night and hot coffee and a hot shower in the am
i felt like i my own very private space that was super comfortable
the bed was super comfy
extremely nice bathroom and the kitchenette area is very practical for simple meals
great space clean and comfortable
very clean very respectful
place was well furnished and clean
the bedroom was clean comfortable and serene
comfy clean and quiet
gracious hosts and lovely accommodations
ethel is a great host
the freiburgs were very friendly
ethel was a great enjoyable host to visit with and the accomodations were exceptional
ethel and larry were fantastic hosts
great location space and value
great location ; close to everything glad it was available
it's a great place to stay in a good location of davenport
the mini fridge was nice since there are some awesome restaurants in walking distance
friendly folks and great location
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3. Island house on the Mississippi River (from USD 95)

This fantastic house offers amazing views of the Mississippi River, ensuring a tranquil retreat that up to three guests can enjoy. The house is based on the second floor and you will have access to a bedroom, bathroom and open kitchen. There’s a gas fireplace to enhance the cozy feel, and the decor is sumptuous and cozy, throughout. What’s more, the views truly are stunning and you’ll love exploring the local area during your stay.

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East Moline, Illinois, United States
5.97 km (3.8 mi) from Family Museum
274 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi was great
beds were comfortable amenities were up-to-par and the view was good
one of the beds has a clear view of the river
had it had more amenities like kitchen basics i would have given it five stars
the island house is very cozy with a beautiful view of the river
very clean and cozy place
clean and comfortable
nice clean place for a couple
it was very clean and the bed comfy
house was very clean and accommodating
our hosts were accommodating for our travel schedule and friendly
the host is quick to respond and easy to communicate with
the hosts were amazingly helpful in answering a few questions we had too
the place and location were amazing
very nice and quiet location on the mississippi river
great price point great location with picturesque setting
very cute inside and the perfect place for a relaxing getaway
easy to find this location along a scenic drive through east moline
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4. Cozy, quiet Victorian apartment, in the village (from USD 76)

This apartment in East Davenport is a wonderful choice for those who want to experience the local area and then be sure to return to fantastic accommodation, every night. The apartment is on the ground floor of a duplex and the host lives upstairs, so they will be on hand should you experience any problems.

You’ll be located within a short walk of the local shops, restaurants, and cafes, and will enjoy stunning views of the Mississippi River from the apartment windows. All in all, this is a stunning choice.

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
4.4 km (2.8 mi) from Family Museum
589 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable the couch not so much
we loved the view and the chance to go somewhere cozy and quiet
emily's place is roomy had nice kitchen amenities and was very cozy on a cold night
spacious comfy cozy complete with a beautiful morning view of the mighty mississippi
truly enjoyed having no tv
clean and fully as advertised
comfy bed and clean as can be
clean and it has full utility except tv
clean cozy as pictured with the basics all covered for a good night stay
her space is quiet cute and clean
emily is a great host
the host suggested a great place for dinner
she is very kind and helped make us feel welcome and provided us with a comfortable stay
we had a wonderful experience emily is a fantastic host
emily was super responsive
cute & cozy fantastic location
great location and beautiful space
easy check in great location
great location to travel around davenport from
good location and very nice space
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5. Entertaining, relaxing house on the Mississippi River (from USD 355)

This incredible villa is an ideal choice for a large group. Up to 12 guests are welcome and you will have full access to the entire villa. This is comprised of three bedrooms, five beds, three bathrooms, a kitchen, a large swimming pool, hot tub, outdoor deck, and even a game room. In terms of facilities, it doesn’t get much better than that! The villa is found in East Moline and enjoys incredible views of the nearby Mississippi River.

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East Moline, Illinois, United States
6.39 km (4.0 mi) from Family Museum
243 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 16 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious house with nice pool deck & indoor hot tub
amazing view with sunrise and spacious living room with biggg 80' tv
the pool hot tub and scenic views of being on the river was awesome
the indoor hot tub and pool/ping-pong table are great amenities if you are staying during cold weather months
we had a great stay very much enjoyed the deck and swimming pool and the space
house was very clean
the house was clean and well supplied
the house was overall fairly clean
spacious clean house with beautiful river view
house was spotless and manisha was very responsive
manisha is a great host who is prompt with responses and accommodating to requests
great stay and communicative host
beautiful area and host was great to work with
check-in was seamless and the host communicated quickly and clearly
this home was the perfect setting to host our thanksgiving lunch for 9 adults and our kids
the location was perfect
the location was perfect
beautiful location and huge house
what a wonderful place to get away from it all
we enjoyed this comfortable home located on a quiet island on the mississippi river
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6. Quiet, comfy room, close to everything (from USD 60)

This private room is based in a peaceful residential neighborhood in Davenport, Iowa, and comes complete with everything you need for a comfortable stay. Four guests can share two bedrooms and you will enjoy access to the main living facilities of the hosts’ house, as well as your own private bathroom.

The location of the accommodation is excellent too - located just 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from the I80 and US61 interchange, it’s a perfect choice for those traveling by car. Nearby attractions include downtown Davenport, the Figge Art Museum, and the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds.

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
5.65 km (3.6 mi) from Family Museum
831 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
her breakfast amenities were probably my favorite thing
wifi is great neighborhood is very quiet and safe
i had a very comfortable stay and would stay again when in the quad cities
wonderful host great beds excellent breakfast amenities and spotless
in the mornings there is a very nice array of items for a continental breakfast
space was clean and comfortable
she keeps the home comfortable and very clean
it was super clean and stylish
every inch of the home is sparkling clean and so inviting
very clean and cute space
she is an excellent host
lynda was a great host
lynda is a wonderful host
lynda is a wonderful host
perfect host beautiful house privacy respected
great location just a few minutes' drive from downtown davenport
perfect location and safe
we loved the location near vander veer botanical park and close to the event we were attending
we highly recommend booking at this location
also very close to planet fitness and fresh thyme market
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7. Riverview village room with a balcony

Two guests can enjoy this private room in Davenport, Iowa. The beautiful Victorian building makes for a charming place to stay and includes incredible river views, deck access, air conditioning, WiFi, and a clawfoot bathtub. The prime location of the accommodation makes it a great choice to explore the local area, with a local winery only two blocks away and numerous bars, shops, and salons close by.

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Davenport, Iowa, United States
4.41 km (2.8 mi) from Family Museum
88 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air mattress was comfortable overall it was quiet and we had all the amenities we needed
great view awesome conversation and comfortable bedroom
the room is very comfortable and has a great view on the river
nice room and house great view from bedroom window
the bed is surprisingly comfortable for an air mattress - i couldn't even tell
communication with her was very prompt and it was a great stay with clean sheets and towels offered
the place was clean and quiet
everything was clean comfortable and well organized
the space was clean quiet and cozy
the place was clean
emily is a wonderful host
emily was an awesome host
emily's a great host with a charming home
emily was warm accommodating and kind
loved this host and her space
great location to downtown
very cute upstairs apartment within walking distance of bars/restaurants
very cute and cozy place
luckily once you're downtown things are relatively within walking distance and moline has public transit
the house is located near a street with some cute restaurants and shops
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8. Updated townhouse with beautiful, vaulted ceilings

Up to four guests can enjoy complete privacy in this beautiful townhouse in Bettendorf. You will have access to two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, two living spaces, and an attached garage, where you can park your vehicles. Air conditioning, WiFi, laundry facilities, and a TV are also provided, to ensure maximum comfort and convenience during your stay. The location of the townhouse is beneficial too, offering easy access to shopping sites, grocery stores, and restaurants.

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1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Family Museum
38 reviews  
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests

9. Mississippi River Suite

This private room in the hosts’ home is a great choice for those looking to visit Bettendorf. You will be able to take advantage of the private entrance and the room is able to sleep up to five guests. You’ll enjoy a private deck with a view out over the river, too. In terms of location, you’ll be close to a number of bars, restaurants, and cafes, so you can explore the local area at your leisure.

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
5.2 km (3.3 mi) from Family Museum
146 reviews  
Private room in house 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was wonderful it had a beautiful view and the space was extremely cozy
if you are looking for an amazing sunrise view over the river from a cozy space
magnificent view of the river very comfortable stay
the view at jills place was awesome the beds are comfortable
we love the deck very comfortable and convenient
the space was clean and bright
the space was clean and exactly as advertised
the place was very clean and comfortable
the room is clean and has a fridge and microwave
the room was big clean and well thought out
very nice host
jill is a great host
jill is a wonderful host
jill was very accommodating and helpful
jill offered helpful suggestions when requested
great location to see the river
close to a downtown davenport as well
this airbnb was great location to get to grocery store and downtown moline venue
her place is located near an industrial park so there are factory noises but they are not annoying
great place to enjoy the beauty and majesty of the mississippi river
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10. Conveniently-located private room in a townhouse

This conveniently-located private room in the hosts’ townhouse is perfect for people traveling by road, thanks to its ease of connection to Interstate 80 and 74. The townhouse is suitable for up to two people, who will enjoy a private room, a bathroom shared with the hosts, and shared kitchen access. The accommodation is close to nearby bars and restaurants, as well as providing easy access to all that this Quad City has to offer.

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Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
2.04 km (1.3 mi) from Family Museum
281 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
) and extra touches like a mini-fridge iron and ironing board in the room
the mattress was very comfortable and the room is equipped with everything a traveler could possibly need
amenities include a nice mini-fridge in the room and toiletries in the bathroom
very comfortable bedroom and temperature
a clean and beautiful place to stay
recommend the place clean and nice
nice clean and felt very comfortable
nice place very clean and hospitable
nice comfortable and clean home
sonya was a lovely host
they were great hosts
sonya was a wonderful host
sonya was a great host
first class host who truly does everything to make you feel at home
great location with restaurants and bars close by
great last minute location for me
sonyas place is in a beautiful neighbourhood mississipi running trail not far
easy check in and nice location
definitely great price and location
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You won't do better than Bettendorf for a family holiday!

With accommodation that is excellent for young families, young couples, and solo travelers, Bettendorf has something for every type of holiday party. It’s certain that kids will love it - learning and entertainment go hand in hand here - and its location on the banks of the Mississippi ensures that wherever you go in this fabulous town, you’ll have a view worth looking at. And, with these apartments, rooms, and houses, you’ll have somewhere worth going home to, as well.

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Antonia Kelly is a freelance writer based in Leicester, UK and she enjoys European travel as well as road trips closer to home. Her favourite domestic destinations include Snowdonia and the Brecon...Read more

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