Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cedar Key, United States - Updated 2023

airbnb Cedar Key Florida
Margaret Shipra
Margaret Shipra 
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Nestled by the Gulf of Mexico, Cedar Key is a picturesque little port town that makes for a jaunty getaway for both history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts. You could easily immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history showcased in Cedar Key Historical Museum or walk the scenic trails and indulge in bird photography at the lovely state park. Sounds like a plan worth executing? Check out these relaxing Airbnb vacation rentals where you can pamper yourself with fantastic facilities and feel like home!

1. Cozy bungalow on the Gulf (from USD 159)

Located right on the Gulf, guests will have access to the private dock and expansive back deck, where they can enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets. This bungalow has a bedroom with pull-out couches for guests to rest and relax. Basic toiletries and access to the TV and Wifi are provided. The kitchen is stocked with all the essentials and the house is fully air-conditioned. Close by, there is a slew of coffee shops and grocery stores.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
1.18 km (0.8 mi) from Lil Shark Park
192 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my two tall teen boys fit on the sofa bed and said it was comfy
wonderful view wonderful place a truly cozy cottage
the cottage is cute and cozy
we were also a big fan of the honey butter chicken biscuit at holey moley
kate and don’s cozy cottage was perfect for a relaxing long weekend getaway
very clean and relaxing
clean quiet and super relaxing
we particularity appreciated the cleanliness and tasteful decorations
very clean and with tasteful interior design
it is a very clean updated older cottage with everything we needed and the bed was very comfortable
kate is a great host she answered all questions and made sure we were all settled in
you can expect to deal with a great host
the dock is fantastic and kate was a wonderful host
kate was a particularly responsive host from the very beginning of the booking process
great host and great location
cute place in cedar key
awesome place in a great location
i loved the location and would stay again
the location is perfect for bicycling into town and close to some great cafes
with in walking distance to get kayaks and wonderful bird watching
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2. Anchor Point cottage (from USD 210)

If you are a nature lover, then you should check out this beautiful cottage! It offers expansive views of the lake and gorgeous sights of sunrises and sunsets. It has three air-conditioned bedrooms with access to the TV, Wifi, basic toiletries, hair dryers and hangers. Safety features such as smoke detectors and first aid kits are also easily accessible. So what are you waiting for? This cottage can be your perfect weekend getaway from the hustle bustle of city life!

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Lil Shark Park
115 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we all had plenty of room and we all enjoyed the view of the water
beautiful view of the back bay from the living room and porch
the cottage is more spacious than expected and we were very comfortable all sitting around together in it
what a lovely spot for a tranquil vacation gorgeous views quiet surroundings and a comfortable home for relaxation
a very clean and comfortable place
as always clean and accommodating
the house is very clean and roomy
the house was clean and had everything we needed
anchor point cottage is very clean and well maintained
very nice home and hosts
the hosts are friendly and easy to work with
very kid and pet friendly home
great hosts mike and paula do a great job
then again all of cedar key is owners were easy to get in touch with
the location is very quite and charming
we liked that there was a trail in walking distance of the house
great location mike and paula's place is located at the end of a quite street with water access
the house was great for my wife’s birthday weekend with four close friends
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3. Bungalow with front views of the Gulf on Dock Street Shell Pile # 2 (from USD 107)

This beautiful apartment is located on Dock Street, where restaurants, shops and even iconic landmarks like the Historic Cedar Key can be found within walking distance. It has a gorgeous bedroom with a cozy bed that is suitable for solo travelers or couples! Air conditioning and access to cable TV and Wifi are provided. Basic toiletries, an iron and hangers are also included. This mini apartment has everything you are looking for.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
342 meters (0.3 mi) from Lil Shark Park
245 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was perfect and the view could not be beat
the balcony is wonderful for sunset drinks and people-watching and the bed is very comfortable
lisa's room was so adorable with a nautical theme
outside looks old but surprise room was very cute decorated and nice mitsubishi air conditioner works great
holey moley was great breakfast as was daily grinde
room spotlessly clean and bedding and towels immaculate
very clean and as described
room was clean and well appointed
place was very clean
and so very clean
she is very kind
lisa was a great host with quick responses and easy check-in
lisa was a great host with prompt responses to every question and concern we had
everyone in town was so friendly
the old hotel is cool for dinner - owner works the bar etc
amazing location right by everything
great location in cedar key
great location on dock st
great location right on dock st
the best location in charming cedar key
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4. Waterfront home with private bedroom, bathroom & entrance (from USD 86)

Have you ever dreamt of living in a house with a beautiful waterfront? Well, this Airbnb rental is a dream come true for you then! Besides having a spacious and comfortable bedroom, the house has a private terrace, along with a common living room that is shared by the owners and guests. Basic amenities like air conditioning, heating, a dryer, a TV, and Wifi connection will be provided, allowing you to work in peace if you’re on a business trip. Toiletries such as towels, shampoos, and toilet paper are also available. The unique part of this house is that it is pet-friendly! Thus, you will be able to bring your pets along with you on your trip and enjoy your stay here without worrying about leaving them behind. Some of the nearby attractions include National Wildlife Refuge, ancient shell mounds, and the Cedar Keys, a cluster of islands off the mainland that you can explore by boat.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
2.2 km (1.4 mi) from Lil Shark Park
646 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice view from the room
expect lots of thoughtful amenities such as the coffee machine in the room or the netflix setup
very comfortable place with a private entrance and bathroom along with a spectacular view
the room has a fantastic view out over the salt marsh
robin space was extremely comfortable
it was sparkling clean and temp was comfortable
the bathtub was amazing everything was clean and well set up
we had a really nice stay at robin‘s everything was clean and pretty
perfect to stay in for the weekend beds were comfortable and everything was clean
very clean with a great view
robin was the perfect host
robin was a wonderful host
robin is a really nice host
robin was kind and available to share tips with me
robin is an excellent host
great location and adorable room
great location to visit the sights of cedar key and environs
a 7 minute ride into town makes the location perfect
robin’ was an incredibly relaxing place and a perfect distance from “ town” for a nice walk
fabulous location and lovely host
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5. Santosha

This is a nice and spacious accommodation that is ideal for a large family to live in. Santosha is a three-bedroom apartment that consists of five beds and a well-equipped kitchen with working facilities. You can watch a nice movie or host a game night in the living room! Some of the amenities provided for the guests include air conditioning, cable TV, Wifi, basic toiletries and a laptop-friendly area. Outdoor activities such as kayaking, bird watching, and bike riding can be organized as the kayaks are provided and the screen porch is easily accessible.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
1.82 km (1.2 mi) from Lil Shark Park
172 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yoga room is so bright with great views and great energy
our 7 year old also loved being a yoga instructor for mom in greg’s study/yoga room
santosha is a comfortable and well-appointed vacation home where you can relax and unwind
the kitchen is especially well-equipped with excellent appliances cooking tools dishes etc
loved the yoga loft kitchen was fully equipped and high end appliances
spacious clean and comfortable
clean well stocked beautiful setting
it was comfortable and clean as advertised
it was clean and well stocked with everything we needed
you can except a very clean warm inviting and charming place
greg is a wonderful host
lovely home great host; we enjoyed our family visit to cedar key
greg was a great host very welcoming and available for any questions
wonderful place super nice host with tons of thoughtful touches
our host greg was super and very accessible
the neighborhood is so quiet and peaceful
we loved biking around the island and visited the park down the street several times
we enjoyed the peace and quiet while watching a wide variety of birds visit the yard outside
great location lovely back porch overlooking the bay and terrific amenities
the location is perfect for a quiet stay or a launching pad for fishing hunting kayaking etc
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6. The daisy house (1st floor)

This cute little one bedroom apartment is conveniently located in the centre of town, where the Gulf of Mexico and several fine dining restaurants are a mere stone’s throw away. It is ideal for a small family to live in as there is a Queen size bed in the room that can accommodate a couple, along with a sofa bed that the kids can sleep on. Other amenities include a TV, Wifi, basic toiletries, and a kitchen where guests can prepare their own meals. Use of washers and dryers is also free of charge.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
401 meters (0.3 mi) from Lil Shark Park
160 reviews  
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and other furniture was comfortable
the house is comfortable and has everything you need even a great deck
the apartment itself is big and comfortable with good views
quiet private space that’s comfortable
quiet during the night at the room but lively along the dock st
very clean and homey
clean and easily assessible
the place was clean and tidy
the place is clean and updated
very clean and definitely would stay there again
wonderful stay hosts and accommodations
most importantly the owners were quick and thorough with their responses and made check in/check out very easy
hosts were very fair and quick to respond to a minor issue
very accommodating hosts with great communication
that kind gesture helped us tremendously
the location was perfect
perfect location so close to all things within walking distance
cute apartment in a great location
the location is perfect
the location is perfect within walking distance to everything
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7. Marigold House in the center of Cedar Key

Marigold House is located in the center of the city, making the waterfront, restaurants, grocery stores, and kayak rentals within walking distance away from the house. It is a cozy one bedroom apartment that provides washers and dryers for guests, should they wish to do their own laundry. Toiletries and access to the TV, Wifi, and a fully stocked kitchen are available.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
453 meters (0.3 mi) from Lil Shark Park
157 reviews  
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was great entire third floor great balcony with a nice view and very comfortable
we would recommend the apartment
cute upper story apartment with balcony that is perfect for watching the sunset
clean and neat
very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and comfortable
great place very clean and responsive
very clean with enough ammenities
the owner anne is very friendly and responsive
the locals were so friendly don’t be afraid to ask them any questions or suggestions
all the natives were friendly and wanted to know all about their visitors
great location within walking distance of everything
great location in town
great location for walking to the restaurants / shopping
perfect location in cedar key can walk everywhere
excellent location we enjoyed walking to our favorite downtown restaurants
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8. Seashells cottage in Cedar Key

Want to spend a cozy weekend together with your loved ones? This seashells cottage will be perfect as it is located in a tranquil area and boasts a scenic view from the balcony. Besides having comfortable bedrooms, this little cottage has a kitchen, where you can cook your own meals and have romantic dinner dates with your partner. Amenities such as air conditioning, heating, a TV, free Wifi and basic toiletries such as towels, bedsheets, soaps, and toilet paper are provided. Free parking is also available on the premises, so this cottage has everything you are looking for. Don’t miss it!

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
393 meters (0.3 mi) from Lil Shark Park
108 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a wonderful time very spacious great location loved having a kitchen and all the amenities
my wife and i enjoyed our stay in this cozy apartment
very clean and comfortable
a very clean and inviting place
beautiful home very clean and comfortable
great place - clean and well maintained
the condo was very clean and well maintained
the kayak place by the beach was informative and helpful
tim was very helpful with my questions
great owner and easy to work with
the owner tim was very helpful and responsive when asked for more information
tim was so friendly and easy to make the arrangements with
the location was excellent and so close to everything
perfect location and close to everything
great location and great stay
very good location too
the location was great right in the middle of everything
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9. A Florida Cracker style bungalow

This is an independent house that has a retro touch to it. Access to a large yard, a fire pit with firewood, a fishing dock, a rowboat, and a canoe is provided. Besides having enough room to accommodate a large family, this three-bedroom house also has a BBQ grill, where family members can gather for dinner and spend quality time with one another. There is also a kitchen stocked with all the essentials, and some of the amenities provided include air conditioning, cable TV and Wifi. Use of basic toiletries and parking premises is free of charge as well. Most importantly, the bungalow is located less than a mile away from downtown Cedar Key, so the restaurants and bars on Dock Street are easily accessible.

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
1.18 km (0.8 mi) from Lil Shark Park
66 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house was nice with plenty of room for my family of 6
joe's place is clean and comfortable
there was plenty of ample seating outside and the house was clean and quaint on the inside
plenty of room outside clean bathrooms the golf carts were a huge bonus
great place and great owner
joe was the best host a person could ask for
joe was friendly and extremely helpful
everyone around town was nice and helpful
overall a great value and the locals are all very friendly
perfect location in cedar key
great location and quiet neighborhood
such a cute place to stay
loved being close to nature
we highly recommend this location
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10. Spoonbill Hideaway, spacious waterfront bungalow

This is a spacious bungalow that has enough room to accommodate a large family. It has two beautiful and cozy bedrooms, along with a gorgeous front porch, a backyard, and a magnificent outdoor shower. The kitchen is stocked with utensils and a coffee maker, allowing guests to prepare their own breakfast. Not only that, there is laundry service available. Other amenities include air conditioning, Wifi, a TV, an iron and beach essentials such as towels, umbrellas, blankets, and snorkeling gears are also provided. The bungalow is a stone’s throw away from the beach, the church, restaurants and grocery markets. This place is simply perfect for families!

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Cedar Key, Florida, United States
588 meters (0.4 mi) from Lil Shark Park
154 reviews  
Entire cottage 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was very comfortable
the kitchen is modern and fully equipped with a good size island
the house is decorated with comfortable furniture and is very clean
both beds were comfortable
very comfortable and clean home with an awesome backyard view
exceptionally clean and very comfortable
very clean and tastefully decorated
very clean comfortable beds
the place was very clean and comfortable
this is a very clean rental
they quickly reply to questions and are very thoughtful hosts
janeice was a gracious host and very responsive when i had questions
awesome hosts who are very accommodating
the hosts were great they were very welcoming and responsive
lovely place friendly host but respects vacay space
very close to downtown easy walking distance to everything
the location was great
wonderful location on the water
walking distance to sponge docks and excellent restaurants
your location is so ideal - we were able to walk or bike to anywhere on the island
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A ticket to paradise!

I am sure that you can’t even wait to visit Cedar Key after viewing these vacation rentals! It is truly an outdoor paradise and a perfect weekend getaway. Bon Voyage, my friend!

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