Top 17 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Downtown Indianapolis, USA - Updated 2021

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Chia Han Keong
Chia Han Keong
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Indianapolis is dubbed the “Crossroads of America” for being the hub of several interstate highways, making for an enjoyable stopover amid popular US attractions. Motor-racing nuts will be in awe upon visiting the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the iconic Indy 500 race. Museum lovers will be stunned at the plethora of institutions in the city. Finally, art aficionados will be thrilled to learn that the “LOVE” sculpture, now duplicated all over the world, originated right here in the heart of America. And if you’re wondering where to stay in Indianapolis, plenty of amazing options are available here. Check out these top 17 Airbnbs in downtown Indianapolis, the USA.

1. Modern penthouse in the heart of city (from USD 325)

Downtown Indianapolis has a neat grid layout from Monument Circle roundabout, and is packed with restaurants, theaters, and shopping malls. Making this property one of the best apartments in downtown Indianapolis is its easy accessibility to The Convention Center and War Memorial District, which are just a couple of blocks away. Furthermore, this modern penthouse is only a street away from the circle, and can house up to six guests within its two bedrooms. This is a smart home that can be entirely controlled via an iPad. Moreover, the accommodation has a cozy indoor fireplace and LED TV for you to chill in comfort after a long day of fun and excitement. You can people-watch from the huge windows in the living room, or you can go up to rooftop observation deck for better views from the prime location.

Modern Penthouse in the Heart of Indy
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
66 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were really comfortable has washer and dryer and plenty of bathroom space
highly recommend this place everything about it from the beds bathroom kitchen rooftop patio and much more was outstanding
the open living room to kitchen and counter space was awesome
the building had plenty of room and was well cared for
it was large beds were comfortable and the overall style of the place was beautiful
Cleanliness:
awesome amazing clean wonderful place to stay in indy
the space was clean and beautiful we completely exceeded our expectations
Host:
super friendly and a great host thanks tarek
tarek was more then helpful throughout this entire process
was perfect for business trip and very reliable host
space was awesome and the location was perfect tarek was a great host responded immediately to questions
great home & host loved the location
Location:
great location for downtown events
banker's life field house is easily within walking distance
great location and had everything we needed
you are close to several great restaurants and local spots
what an incredible stay close to everything - amazing place
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2. Flat Out Indy II - cozy and contemporary setting (from USD 88)

Located in Indianapolis, this comfy yet modern apartment is spacious enough to accommodate four persons at a time. It is only a few steps from Massachusetts Avenue, which houses a number of shops, hip nightclubs, and eateries. The accommodation enjoys a fantastic location and is in proximity to the Convention Center, Bankers Life, and Lucas Oil Stadium. The famous Cultural Trail is also in the same block as this property. The host offers amenities like TV with cable channels, a kitchen, Wi-Fi access, and free on-site parking space.

★ParkFREE/BehindBldg★Close2MassAve/Dntwn★King Bed★
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
329 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding were comfy and we felt safe
we used the tv ironing board water filter and everything worked great
defintely i would recommend it more for people very comfortable in big cities
very comfortable living space for two people
very comfortable atmosphere carol was a great at communicating with us which made the stay even better
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
place was clean and as described
very clean and stylish
great place and very clean
Host:
she was attentive and responsive
carol was a great host
she was also very responsive if we had any questions
carol is an amazing host
carol is a great host
Location:
the location is perfect
the location was fantastic
great place in a great location loft was within walking distance to all downtown activities
it was an amazing location that was close to so many places
great place in a great location
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3. Charming studio apartment near historic district (from USD 126)

The Indiana War Memorial Plaza Historic District contains a museum, three parks, and 24 acres of monuments in the heart of downtown Indianapolis; making the city second to Washington DC in acreage and number of monuments dedicated to war veterans. And if you’re looking for charming studio apartments for rent in Indianapolis, then go for this property. This studio for two is situated right next to the well-manicured parks. Furthermore, this marvelous accommodation is located close to plenty of eateries and public transportation. There is free parking on the premises if you are driving. It is just situated 12 blocks from the Convention Center and 5 miles from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which is one of the best things to do in Indianapolis.

Charming Studio In The Heart Of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
96 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my father reported having trouble with the wifi but promptly received help from dj with everything he needed
great place with excellent location fast wifi quick communication and all the amenities you could ask for
who would want more? bed was comfortable kitchen was equipped for cooking tv has streaming
apartment was better than described
the kitchen was stocked with lots of water and juice and plenty of delicious snacks all beautifully presented
Cleanliness:
clean and usable space
very clean convenient and great communication from the host
the place was very clean and neat
was very clean and had everything we needed
the place was nice clean and cozy
Host:
dj was a great host
dj was a fabulous host
dj was very helpful
our host was very accommodating and made us feel so very special
great host who gave easy instructions and communicated promptly
Location:
great location for my work meetings downtown
great location and walking distance to downtown and mass ave
great city life experience being right downtown and close walking distance to great restaurants and shopping
perfect location in the heart of the city
we felt very secure in this location
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4. Stylish accommodation in a lively area (from USD 88)

This industrial-style, street-level apartment is located half a block away from the Cultural Trail. You can cycle along this trail to the scenic White River State Park and visit two top-notch museums: the Indiana State Museum and the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. The host has kindly provided a folder with maps, pamphlets, and links to amenities in the area. While the apartment is not for those who crave peace and quietness, travelers eager to explore the lively and diverse heart of the city will surely take to this modern-looking unit.

★ParkFREE/BehindBldg★Close2MassAve/Dntwn★King Bed★
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
329 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding were comfy and we felt safe
we used the tv ironing board water filter and everything worked great
defintely i would recommend it more for people very comfortable in big cities
very comfortable living space for two people
very comfortable atmosphere carol was a great at communicating with us which made the stay even better
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
place was clean and as described
very clean and stylish
great place and very clean
Host:
she was attentive and responsive
carol was a great host
she was also very responsive if we had any questions
carol is an amazing host
carol is a great host
Location:
the location is perfect
the location was fantastic
great place in a great location loft was within walking distance to all downtown activities
it was an amazing location that was close to so many places
great place in a great location
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5. Beautiful and spacious top-floor loft (from USD 117)

This spacious and charming condo is located on a building’s top floor and is great for hosting eight persons simultaneously. The accommodation is located centrally in Downtown and is close to both Georgia and Meridian Street. Prominent tourist attractions such as Bankers Life, the Convention Center, and Lucas Oil are all located nearby. Guests can use the well-appointed kitchen to prepare their meals when they do not want to eat outside. Other facilities on offer include free Wi-Fi access, free on-site parking, and an elevator.

Top Floor Loft! 4 Bedrooms and 2,000 sq ft
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
121 reviews
Entire condominium 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all beds and mattresses new and comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable space
super clean nicely decorated
everything is clean and well maintained
the loft was extremely clean and quiet
super comfortable beds and amazingly clean
Host:
austin was a great host
the hosts are great and super helpful
i have already booked another stay host was awesome
instructions were pretty easy to follow and hosts were very quick to respond when minor questions came up
he was very responsive and answered all of our questions in a timely manner
Location:
expensive but location is awesome
great place very close to everything
the location of this loft is fantastic for downtown events
great location and a great value
this place will blow you away for value and location
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6. Chic loft-style condo in the heart of Indianapolis (from USD 323)

Located centrally in Downtown Indianapolis, this comfy condo is suitable for seven persons. Location is a major USP for this accommodation as you will be close to various attractions in the city including Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium, and White River State Park among others. This loft-style accommodation boasts two beautifully done bedrooms and two full bathrooms. This idyllic getaway offers conveniences such as a hairdryer, iron, an equipped kitchen, and free Wi-Fi access. The stay is ideal for a group of friends or families.

Chic Loft-Style Condo in the Heart of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
23 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
great place very clean and comfortable
i would highly recommend this condo because of the value convenience and cleanliness
Location:
the location is walking distance from many attractions downtown
great place near everything downtown
great location and wonderful place
great restaurants within walking distance
perfect location to walk anyplace in the city
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7. Chic modern two-bedroom apartment for six in Indianapolis buisness district (from USD 99)

Just one block away from Indianapolis’ Circle Center and three blocks from Bankers Life Fieldhouse, this chic and trendy modern styled two-bedroom flat get a lot of attention on Airbnb. Aside from its great interiors, the whole flat is also in a convenient and accessible location in the middle of Indianapolis’ business district. The flat is spacious and has complete amenities from Wifi access, TV, washer, dryers, to an equipped kitchen with ample granite countertops for basic cooking, as well as updated electronic appliances and cookware, even an espresso machine! Guests will enjoy sleeping on two comfy queen beds and an extra air mattress for those who need more space. Explore Indianapolis from the most convenient location and at the best price with superb amenities when traveling to the radiant city of Indianapolis.

UNBEATABLE LOCATION! 2BR APT IN HEART OF THE CITY
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
269 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment is incredible the best night of sleep i ever had (in a bed that wasn't my own)
such a cozy space and with lovely vaulted ceilings
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
very clean and stylish
clean comfortable and modern
everything was clean and super nice
great communication easy check-in clean apartment
Host:
frontdesk is a fantastic host
luckily the host was quicker to respond than front desk
i highly recommend this host and this airbnb
host was excellent with communicating through text/email
emily was a great host i enjoyed the apartment very much
Location:
great location parking garages are close and reasonable
this is a great location everything is within walking distance
great place and great location
great location and easy to find
really ideal location and room for many
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8. Quirky two-bedroom apartment in downtown Indianapolis for small groups of friends and family (from USD 99)

Enjoy a lovely homestay at a quirky two-bedroom apartment with ample space for six people, complete with two queen beds, a sofa bed, and an air mattress. The space is full of character with classic yet trendy furniture that illuminates the space and highlights its amazing amenities like the laptop workspace, TV, and dining and kitchen area. The cooking appliances are up to date with steel appliances from a fridge, microwave, to an oven and stove. The bedrooms are spacious and well lit with alluring furnishings and soft comfy linens ought to make your sleep a good one. The apartment building is actually a century-old with classic Beaux-Arts styling in the interior. It’s conveniently situated a block away from Indy’s Circle, and ten minutes away from the Convention Center.

CENTRAL 2BR APT DOWNTOWN - STEPS TO EVERYTHING!
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
237 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the mattress was very comfortable it was centrally located
very nice to have found this great apartment reserve and arrive same day all on friday
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable bedrooms
easy access and clean unit
it was really clean and nicely furnished
apt was clean and had great amenities
when we came the apartment had not been cleaned - dirty towels cups left out unmade beds
Host:
the host was super responsive
she was an excellent host and accommodated our request for early check-in
the information given by the hosts was very timely and perfect; we enjoyed our stay
emily is a great host 10/10 would stay there again
the bonus is how wonderful the host and how neat the apartment was would book with emily again
Location:
great location and stylish place
the rental is located in a wonderful location
super cute apartment in a great location in downtown indy
the location was excellent for our trip
terrific location in the heart of downtown indi
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9. Luxury apartment near Canal Walk

The apartment is close to Downtown Indianapolis, as well as Canal Walk, a lovely waterside promenade to explore at leisure. Suitable for four guests, the accommodation is in proximity of many business destinations and tourist attractions in the city. Fully furnished and well-kept, the flat offers all the necessary amenities, which one usually expects in a hotel. The host offers complimentary coffee and toiletries, while there is a full kitchen to whip up your meals. It also comprises of an attached balcony, a laundry area, and a living cum dining area. Other conveniences that can be availed are a pool, Wi-Fi access, free parking space, elevator and premium cable.

Canal Walk Luxury Apartment by Mint House
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
20 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nice to have coffee provided in the apartment
Cleanliness:
great place really clean comfortable and spacious
the apartment was clean
the space was clean and quiet with great amenities
beautiful unit clean & safe location
very clean and stylish place with it's own entrance and easy access to the city
Host:
kroger is right around the corner which is helpful as well
Location:
super close to downtown indy
it was a great central location for our stay
and there is a grocery store in the building super convenient with an easy walk to downtown
good location and it was really nice to have a grocery store so close
this is the best bang for your buck great location
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10. Guestroom near Cultural Trail

While the flat terrain in Indianapolis makes it easy to walk around, an even better mode of transport to explore the city is to cycle. The city has a variety of bike paths, and one of the best, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail that connects seven downtown Cultural Districts, is just a stone’s throw away from this private guestroom for four. Also nearby is the Old National Centre, which hosts regular concerts and theater performances. With a rooftop observation deck and great eateries all around, you can hardly go wrong by renting this accommodation.

Modern Room on Mass Ave
88 reviews
Private room 2 Beds

11. Eclectic apartment with great home entertainment

The hosts describe their apartment as “Pinterest-happy” and it certainly is an eye-catching accommodation that is fitted with an eclectic decor. With an open floor plan and expansive windows, this unit can comfortably house three guests with a queen-size bed and large couch. There is a full kitchen available, as well as a great home entertainment unit that you can use to watch Netflix, Hulu and Cable TV. But don’t just laze inside this apartment; get out and enjoy the vibrant neighborhood, with theaters, bar, and restaurants within easy walking distance.

Eclectic Downtown Apartment near Mass Ave
20 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed

12. Gorgeous townhouse with country-style decor

What a glorious, gorgeous townhouse! Wondrously decorated with country-style furniture, this newly-renovated home is renting out its upstairs bedroom that is furnished with one queen-size bed and fitted with an en-suite bathroom. There is also space for a queen-size air mattress to accommodate more guests. The property is located in a highly-desired area in the heart of Indianapolis, and close to the city market that features plenty of fresh produce from the Midwest farms. You definitely need not worry about security, as the city’s Metropolitan Police headquarters is just two blocks away.

Townhouse in the heart of Indy! Steps to Mass-1BRa
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
35 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. Private room in the Wholesale District

Here’s another accommodation ideal for business travelers: a private room with an en-suite bathroom housed in a condominium in the Wholesale District, right next to the massive Convention Center. There are two queen-sized beds in the room, and there is even a games room with a pool table in the apartment. The main train station is close by, as is the Lucas Oil Stadium that is the home of the National Football League’s Indianapolis Colts.

Private Room near the Convention Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
63 reviews
Private room in loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

14. Downtown apartment with laundry room and gym

One look at the inviting L-shaped sofa in the living room, and you can just imagine a night of just chilling out and watching TV in comfort. This freshly-painted, newly-moved-in apartment situated on the top floor can accommodate up to five guests amid its spacious and inviting premises. The building also has a laundry room and gym in the basement, and street parking is free after 8pm. Just three blocks away from the city center, the unit is great for a weekend getaway to enjoy the city’s attractions.

Downtown Indianapolis Apartment
7 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed

15. Great views from spacious apartment

Check out those floor-to-ceiling windows that offer terrific views of Massachusetts Avenue, one of Indianapolis’s main trunk roads. Just two blocks away from the very heart of the city, the apartment is elegantly decorated and spacious, good to host up to six guests with two bedrooms and bathrooms. There is free parking, and you can even use the gym on the premises. With a fully-equipped kitchen, you may even choose to whip or a meal or two. Furthermore, situated along the avenue are restaurants and bars for you to enjoy the hearty meals that Midwest America is rightly famous for. This is certainly one of the best Airbnbs in downtown Indianapolis.

Mass Ave’s Finest!
89 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds

16. Renovated studio close to Old National Center

Those looking for a kid-friendly and pet-friendly rental in Indianapolis can consider renting this renovated studio in Chatham Arch neighborhood. The studio is suitable for up to four guests and offers a plush king-size bed, an additional twin mattress, a work desk and chair, a fully equipped bathroom, a living area, a dining space, and a kitchen with breakfast essentials provided for. The hosts also provide free parking space. A short walk from the studio will take you to Old National Center.

Nonna's House half mile walk to Old Nat'l Center
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
288 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment had all the amenities any traveler could want: snacks coffee fresh bananas body wash shampoo
coffee laundry wi-fi great shower comfortable bed and places to sit
it features a private entrance comfortable beds air conditioning refrigerator microwave coffeemaker washer and dryer and parking space
-- the bed is relatively soft which despite not being our preference was still quite comfortable
would recommend to anyone looking for an easy comfortable space
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice apartment
and the place was spotless clean and organized
it was clean comfortable and convenient
spotless and very well equipped
very warm clean and inviting space
Host:
the hosts were great: super quick to reply
penny was very quick in responding and was very helpful overall
penny was such an outstanding and thoughtful host
penny is a very friendly and helpful host
penny was an absolute gem and super communicative
Location:
location is an easy walk to downtown
cute neighborhood in a great location
amazing location in a safe neighborhood
great location close to some good restaurants
wonderful location and beautiful home
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17. Apartment near Convention Center and indoor sports arena

Business travelers looking for downtown Indianapolis apartments that are close to commercial offices will love this property. This spacious apartment for four is conveniently located just a couple of blocks away from the huge Convention Center. Further, if you want to enjoy some top-notch sporting action, head on down to the Bankers Life Fieldhouse arena, home of the National Basketball Association’s Indiana Pacers, just diagonally opposite the apartment. This industrial-styled unit has all the essential amenities and a Blue Indy car rental station just outside the building, so you can easily make your way around the sprawling city.

In the HEART of Downtown Indy
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
15 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was fantastic spacious clean and in a great location
Host:
overall nice place the owner just needs to get some maids before hand
very responsive and check-in/out was very simple
Location:
excellent location and very nice
perfect location for our work related needs while in indy
if you want an awesome location and are attending an event at lucas oil stadium definitely stay here
great communications great location great apartment highly recommend
great place to stay
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Lively city with hidden gems

The museums, sports arenas, and state parks in Indianapolis are excellent, while the lively downtown area is easy to walk or cycle about. And whether you’re looking for a cozy apartment or an Airbnb party house in Indianapolis, a wide variety of accommodation options are available here. So pack your bags and make your way to Indianapolis!

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Han Keong is a former sports journalist in Singapore whose lifelong passions are travel and music.

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