Best 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Crestone, Colorado - Updated 2024

airbnb Crestone CO
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Crestone, Colorado, is a beautiful village, close to the Rocky Mountains. Two of the local’s favourite peaks are nearby - Challenger Point and Kit Carson Point, perfect for you to visit whilst you’re in town. There are art galleries throughout town, which are nice to explore in the days between going out and hiking.

Crestone is also just north of the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Reserve and three hours away from Colorado City, so exploring both places would be possible during your stay. Check out some of the best Airbnb rentals in Crestone, Colorado!

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. Budget-friendly yurt close to downtown (from USD 45)

If you want to fully integrate into Crestone’s natural beauty, book a stay in this unique accommodation. This budget-friendly yurt offers guests a place to stay in the heart of nature at the base of the mountains. You will also get the chance to see the wildlife, which included deers and bears, in the area. Fully experience the natural beauty around you by hiking through the forest along the nearby trails. If you want to experience local life, there are markets, breweries, restaurants, and cafes in the downtown area a few minutes away by foot.

The yurt lets you enjoy all these without having to break the bank. It comes with a fridge, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a grill, WiFi, and a sauna for the most relaxing stay.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
24.13 km (15.0 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
127 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was cold outside (7°) while we were staying there but 2 space heaters kept us warm
amazing yurt with fridge microwave and a heater crestone in the winter is beautiful
very warm room and welcome
we stayed warm and comfortable the entire stay
clean space my bathroom was shared but was clean
the bathroom was very clean and nicer than i expected
our yurt was clean warm and cozy
it was cozy quiet and clean
check in is super convenient and the places are clean
everyone was friendly and quiet
this was definitely my kind of place
such friendly people on the property and in town
right in the heart of the town an easy walk to everywhere
beautiful property great location and the deer are so cute and friendly
this is a cute place to stay it’s a wonderful location especially if you’re visiting the sand dunes
super easy check in convenient location right next to the market and gas station
the location was perfect for walking the town of crestone
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2. Artistic and creative Hobbit house (from USD 142)

The hosts have taken great care building this home, which is round, with quirky little nooks all around. The vacation rental in Crestone is classed as passive, making it energy efficient and great for the environment. It is located at the base of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains and in the centre of town.

There’s a double bed built into the wall, downstairs, with a single, built-in, bunk bed above. Due to passive solar heating, the house is always warm, no matter how much snow there is outside. There’s also a geometric greenhouse on-site.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
24.1 km (15.0 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
596 reviews   Wifi Available
Dome 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable and eclectic space in the charming town of crestone
the heated floors were wonderful for the chilly nights and the fireplace was so cozy
the kitchen was great too--we cooked all the nights we stayed and had everything we needed
the space was cozy and secure
we loved the bed nook and vhs selection
although it didn’t feel very clean throughout and neither of us wanted to sleep upstairs
the compound that the house is part of is clean and welcoming
the space was clean and the vhs/ dvd collection could not be beat
people were very friendly
the host is very welcoming and accommodating
starla was very kind and accommodating and gave good recommendations
the hosts were so friendly as well
starla the manager was very sweet and communicative
great location for walking anywhere in town
such a great location and amazing property
neat eclectic feel nice kitchen and walking distance to everything in town
this place is great it’s right in town so you can walk to everything
the location is great right in the center of crestone
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3. Delightful, open-plan penthouse (from USD 140)

This beautiful apartment has a huge, open patio, with amazing views of the mountains, making this a place not to be missed. There’s room for four guests, with a double bed, as well as a sofa bed. There’s a full kitchen on the property, with a dining table fit for four. The hosts have left a coffee maker and organic coffee for you, ready for you to enjoy.

The house is close to the local brewery, as well, which would be rude not to try. For some of the best things to do in Crestone, only half an hour away from the house is the Joyful Journey Hot Springs Spa, with famous healing powers!

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
24.24 km (15.1 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
318 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i had a great stay perfect location awesome amenities especially in the bathroom
very comfortable accommodation in the center of mellow town
everything was clean and comfortable
super clean and comfy
super clean and comfortable
very clean comfortable and quiet
clean comfy pillows bed and incredible bathtub
we enjoyed our stay and found our host to be most accommodating
check-in/check-out was simple and host was very responsive
hostess is great and communicative
great communication from the host and we were kindly allowed a later check out which was much appreciated
instructions leading up to the visit were very detailed and helpful
great location in town
great location next to a quaint brewery
this is a cute little studio in a great location
perfect location right in the heart of crestone
great location and a beautiful soaking tub
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4. Blue Sky - Master suite with expansive views (from USD 55)

This unique, Spanish-style house, in the middle of the Rockies, is a must-see. From the living room, you have views over the Crestone Mountains and San Luis Valley. There’s a woodburning stove in the living room, perfect to keep you warm and cosy on cold, winter nights. There is a small kitchenette ready for you to use, as well as a private bathroom. The host has left organic towels and sheets for you.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
22.44 km (14.0 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
318 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has its own toilet and sink lots of space and amazing views
the room is large and comfortable and the views are stunning
the views are absolutely amazing and the room is spacious and comfortable
breathe taking views our room was very spacious and clean
guests are welcomed to use the kitchen and space is available in the refrigerator
it is spotlessly clean
clean friendly great bed
fabulous views and clean spaces in a beautifully built adobe home
the room is spacious and filled with large windows as well as being sparkling clean
paul was a great host
paul was a great host
paul is a great host
paul is an excellent host
paul was kind and friendly
great location and a hidden gem
the value for the location is unbeatable
this is a beautiful home and a stunning location
we loved paul's passive solar house for its value comfort and quiet location
gorgeous place— the house is as interesting and beautiful as its surroundings
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5. Treehouse in the woods

If you want somewhere unique to stay, why not choose this treehouse! It’s surrounded by woods and only a two-minute walk from town. The house is cut off from people with no one nearby, giving you all the peace and privacy you want. The house is open plan and no matter which window you look out of, you’re bound to have an amazing view. There’s also a cosy TV nook, perfect for cold nights.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
24.46 km (15.2 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
428 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially liked bathroom and its amenities
very comfortable very quiet with spectacular views and easy access to trails
the furnishings were nice and beds were surprisingly comfortable
it is fun place with beautiful view from glass panel over the kitchen sink
super cozy beautiful views
very clean and quiet
very clean and comfortable
great communication and clean and comfortable accommodations
space was clean and welcoming
easy check in and comfy beds great towels super clean and cozy
thank you for being a great host
the hosts communicate promptly and are very helpful and friendly
angie is a kind and communicative host
great space cool town hosts willing to accommodate and give tips on maximizing stay
easy check-in and responsive host
the treehouse is located close to town and near all the cool buddhist zen centers
it's walking distance to town and lots of great hikes
easy to walk to everything you need
very close to town and excellent hiking
very unique place and a great location
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6. Beautiful, straw-bale home in the woods (from USD 121)

Crestone is full of unique builds and this is another one. This house is built with straw bale walls and has a beautiful, vaulted wooden ceiling in the main living area. There’s no WiFi here and only a limited selection of DVDs - it’s the perfect place to escape from the real world.

The house is on a greenbelt, between the town and the mountains. There’s a beautiful patio, where you can look out and enjoy the view of the mountains. The bedroom is your own private space and you’ll share the living room and kitchen with the hosts.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
21.82 km (13.6 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
11 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a nice round table in the kitchen to sit at
sparkling clean is an understatement
tc's place was exceptionally clean and beautiful
you will have plenty of privacy in a beautiful clean space
the hosts are very private and respected our privacy
this is a beautiful home and my host was very friendly and accommodating
the surrounding natural habitat and quiet was uplifting and healing
very quiet and relaxing; just what we wanted
we loved our stay at tc's place
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7. Comfortable room on the upper level (from USD 93)

The hosts have opened up their home for you with this rental and offer a double room and private bathroom. This is the perfect place for you to stay if you’re wanting to hike - there are trailheads practically on your doorstep. The hosts also allow you to use their kitchen, to cook up fresh meals with all the available local groceries. There is also tea and coffee in the mornings. The bedroom has a beautiful, vaulted wooden ceiling.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
23.08 km (14.4 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
383 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in chalet 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the view from the room window
the view from the room is awesome
the room is large with a huge window and great views of the mountains
the room has an amazing view of the mountains through a huge glass window
hidden gem gorgeous room with amazing view
private quiet clean space in friendly household
the room was very cosy clean with thoughtful touches
myan's place is spacious and clean
the room is spacious quiet and clean
cozy clean airbnb that is total value for money highly recommend
great hosts wonderful artistic touches throughout
great place and really nice hosts
they were super friendly and accommodating
great hosts amazing home outstanding all around
the hosts are long time airbnb hosts so they really know how to make you feel welcome
it is also a good location close to my retreat center
the home itself is very close to a super cute downtown only a couple min drive
the area is lovely and it is near the great sand dunes national park which is amazing
very friendly and kind people in a very central location
beautiful home in a beautiful location myan’s place was very warm and inviting
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8. Charming, park side hotel room (from USD 92)

This room is the perfect place to rest, after a long day or two out hiking in the local area. The hosts have planned this room carefully and it contains a double bed, as well as a small kitchenette, to make a quick breakfast and lunch or prep some snacks for a long day out hiking. The house is nearby the UFO Park, perfect if you’re wanting to see something a little extraterrestrial whilst you’re in the mountains. The house is also nearby the town’s brewery.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
24.23 km (15.1 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
459 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i liked the roku wifi and large bathroom
good wi-fi speed and free netflix on the tv
grace’s place had all the amenities including a tiny kitchen that helped accomplish our cooking needs too
clean and tidy the mini kitchen and tea and coffee were an added bonus
the room was immaculate and nicely furnished
it was very clean and attractively decorated
the room was very clean and quiet
the place itself was clean and cozy
the room is big clean and comfortable
the place was clean quiet cozy
thanks to our host for responding so quickly to our last minute request
grace was a wonderful host and sent us a really thorough message about the stay which was appreciated
angela was such an attentive and responsive host
wonderful response time incredibly hospitable and friendly so grateful for this place and experience thank you
i will be back as the space and hospitality are great and accommodating
great location in crestone
great location in a cool town
great location right in the center of town next to the park
lovely location simple elegant space
cute place in a beautiful town
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9. Warm and cosy yurt in downtown Crestone (from USD 61)

If you’re wanting to camp, but not ready for a tent, this place is perfect for you. It may not look it, but the yurt is fully insulated and also has electricity and WiFi! The yurt is on the host’s property and includes access to their hot tub.

This accommodation in Crestone is close to town and, if you’re wanting to pop out to get some groceries, you can even borrow the host’s solar-powered golf cart! Live the simple life and enjoy visiting the host’s animals - including chickens, deer, and bees.

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Crestone , Colorado, United States
24.07 km (15.0 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
158 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
opening the windows and door would help and there is a small fan in the room
everything was perfect minor hiccup involving sauna and showers
electrum's space was beautiful and cozy
the bathroom was maintain clean at all time
shared bathroom (secured with lock code) is clean
there is only one shared bathroom but it was generally available and always clean
the full bed accommodated us both and the bathroom was very clean
we were able to cook it was really warm and everything was really clean
my host was so helpful
starla was an excellent kind and very attentive host
manager was very nice and helpful
the hospitality was being kind and welcoming
starla the manager was a welcoming and kind woman who told us all about the town
close to walk anyplace downtown and super fun
perfect location thank you
great location to downtown crestone - everything is walkable
our stay at shambala was amazing such a cool town and location
location is excellent and setting is peaceful
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10. Delightful Dome (from USD 128)

If you’re wanting somewhere unique and memorable to stay, the Delightful Dome is ideal for you. The hosts built the dome out of beige plaster, to blend in with the hillsides, making it look like a sand mountain hobbit house. There’s an open-plan living room and dining area, with a mezzanine level above, perfect for yoga, sitting down with a book or curling up with your laptop and getting some work done.

There’s underfloor heating, as well as a fully-equipped kitchen, with gas burners. The house is situated perfectly between the mountains and the forest, leaving you in one of the most picturesque parts of town.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
21.59 km (13.5 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
445 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's unique cozy and has great views of the mountains
everything about the space and home was incredibly peaceful serene and cozy
it's a cozy place and they've thought about everything necessary for a great stay
comfortable bed quiet space
it was impeccably clean and open
it was clean and there was plenty of space
well equipped well thought through clean great communication
the dome was beautiful and clean and in such a beautiful area
clean peaceful welcoming space to relax
great place and great host
the host is super responsive thoughtful in detail and kind
thank you for hosting us
the hosts were excellent with communication
will definitely have to come back great host :)
this listing perfectly describes the place
it was about an hour from the great sand dunes and close to the center of town
this is the perfect place to get away from the busy life and relax
secluded yet close to some nice cafes and hikes
absolutely amazing such a unique cozy place to get away from it all
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11. Sunny, open, and soundproof apartment with views

This beautiful, small Airbnb in Crestone, Colorado, is perfect for two guests wanting a crashpad whilst exploring the Rockies. There’s a queen-sized bed, as well as a bathroom with a shower and a small kitchenette, for all the meals you’ll need to cook. The hosts are proud to use organic products throughout - from the towels to the toiletries and even the tea and sugar.

The room is completely private, so it’s your own oasis. Enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains from the patio.

Stayed at this property?
Crestone, Colorado, United States
23.92 km (14.9 mi) from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve
220 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unit offers plenty of space kitchen amenities and a comfortable feel
great amenities in this rather spacious studio apartment just a few steps from the center of crestone
the bed is super nice as well
the wifi did go out and it was cold (january ) but the host was responsive
the bed was comfortable and the space maintained a good temperature all night
sheets smelled clean and fresh
simple clean space in crestone
it was clean and comfortable
everything was lady and clean and set up really nice
it is roomy and very clean on the whole
lovely accommodation and very responsive host
highly recommended from airbnb hosts
grace was a great host
easy to find based on the host's directions
grace and angie were very responsive and provided lots of helpful information prior to our visit
location is perfect
super close to everything
location was great walking distance to everything in town
great location very easy walk to everything in town
studio apartment is in a great location - everything in walking distance to downtown crestone
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Hiking and relaxing

Enjoy days out in the mountains and the nights in these Airbnbs - from conventional houses to yurts and some of the craziest, unique homes around! No matter where you’re staying in town, you’re bound to have amazing mountain views from your windows or patio.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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