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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Edmonton, Canada - Updated 2020

Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Edmonton, Canada - Updated 2020
Chia Han Keong
Chia Han Keong

Sprawled along the winding North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton is probably the major Canadian city that is closest to the wild and untamed northern part of the huge country. With lakes, national parks, and winter recreational facilities all around, the city definitely appeals to fans of the great outdoors. But there are also plenty of urban attractions for those who prefer the city life as Edmonton has a thriving theater community, lots of annual festivals, and plenty of sporting activities. Here are the top 10 Airbnb vacation rental options in the city.

1. Riverside apartment close to stadium (from USD 57)

The North Saskatchewan River is the lifeblood of Edmonton, as the city originated as a trading post on the north bank of the river in the 18th century. Nowadays, beautiful parks are dotted along the meandering river, offering great recreational trails to explore. This apartment is located in a condominium right next to the river and park, just a few minutes from downtown. Newly renovated with beautiful handcrafted decor, the unit can host up to five guests and is close to grocery shops in the precinct. And if you are the sporty kind, the Commonwealth Stadium is just five minutes’ walk away. You can either play sports there or watch a game featuring the city’s professional sports teams.

Central 1BD Apt-Walk Everywhere!
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
388 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
okay with driving a little bit
Very sweet little place with cozy lighting
Super comfortable and has everything you need
the bed is very comfortable and the shower was amazing highly recommended
The bed is amazing and the livingroom is quite cozy
The listing is exactly as pictured and very clean
This apartment was very clean and comfortable
The apartment is tastefully decorated giving it a boutique hotel feel
One arrived the place was very clean and cute
well it doesn't get that hot
Also the host was very passionate and friendly
very nice apart had great days
Surprisingly beautiful interior great atmosphere definitely book again
Very nice place responded less than three hours to confirm the book Overall great
We made a last minute booking and were so impressed with how quickly everything was ready for us
The location was close to downtown
The location is only a few minutes from the downtown area which is a huge plus Perfect for friends and families
Good location Proximity to LRT a plus
Edmonton does not have a great transit system but the location of this apartment near the LRT and bus makes it the best option for commuters Near downtown and within walking distance from a super...
but still a great place
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2. Quiet accommodation close to main thoroughfare (from USD 30)

Jasper Avenue is the main trunk road of downtown Edmonton, and there are plenty of dining and shopping opportunities all along the thoroughfare. Its western end joins up with 124th Street and its Gallery Walk, which links up a host of art galleries and designer shops. This cozy guestroom for two is in a quiet neighborhood just two blocks away from Jasper Avenue, providing you the shopping convenience without the noise and bustle. The host will provide maps and information on the city as well as basic toiletries and stationery and can even provide airport pick-up and drop-off services for an extra fee.

Close to Univ. of Alberta, Downtown & Gov. Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
224 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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The bed was super comfortable
The only improvement point is that the Wi-Fi could be spotty
the bed was really confortable
I was asked if I needed anything in particular
and the bed is comfortable and
Also the rooms I used where clean
The bedroom and washroom were clean and well decorated
it was super clean and very quiet
Bathroom and bedroom were very clean and well stocked
The washroom and carpet are super clean
very helpful communication very accommodating
peaceful Host was so kind too
he is really friendly and helpful
They respond to messages very quickly
They are really helpful and keep updated
The best value we found in Edmonton
Great location easy walking distance to LRT and lots of great dining
Beautiful place in a quiet neighborhood
The location was great (right next to LRT stop)
It is conveniently located near Downtown and a few yards away from LRT
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3. Basement room away from city center (from USD 22)

If you wish to fully explore Edmonton, it may be a good idea to rent a car to take you around the sprawling city. One of its key outdoor attractions is the Elk Island National Park, an hour’s drive east of the city, where you can find a variety of indigenous wildlife such as moose, bison, deer, and beaver. With the convenience of a car, you will be able to stay further away from the downtown area and reach this homely basement guestroom for two, which is about a 15-minute drive from the city center. There is free driveway parking available on the premises. The area is well-served by major shopping chains nearby.

Private Basement Room in Old Towne Beverly
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
339 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The room was very comfortable
Lovely little room with a comfy bed
Perfect room bed was very comfy
The bed was very comfortable
Enjoyed staying in the cozy room
the house was extremely quite and clean
her place was friendly and inviting
Her place is clean and accommodating Highly recommended
The place was clean and kitties adorable
The room is clean and very comfortable
so I didn't have to ask her any questions and could make her job easier as a host
and she was very welcoming
and she is a great host
She was hospitable organized and friendly
She has two wonderful cats and they are so cute
I never lived in a house which has pets probably thats why
I really enjoyed my time spent there
She lives in a nice area on a quiet street yet still close to all amenities
A great place to stay with good access to the city and highways Thoughtful host with a lovely place to share
But other than that everything was very convenient and great
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4. Guestroom for exploring river valley parks (from USD 34)

The Riverdale residential community lies directly to the east of downtown Edmonton. It’s surrounded by river valley parks that offer an extensive network of trails for walking, biking, and even cross-country skiing during winter. At times when you explore the ravines and forested areas, you might even forget that you are actually in the city. This guestroom for one in Riverdale is a great place to stay if you want to hike around the river valley parks. It has all the necessary amenities for a comfortable retreat after traipsing along the winding river. The urban downtown attractions are just a few minutes’ drive away.

Downtown River Valley Home! license 340735686-003
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
147 reviews
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Also the heated bed was amazing
it was refreshing to have a calm quiet and comfortable room
The room was comfortable and the bed was great for sleeping
There home is pretty nice with a lot of privacy and other amenities such as the own bathroom
the bathroom with the clawfoot tub had a real authentic feel to it
The apartment is very clean
The space was very clean and comfortably decorated
Everything was super duper clean as well
Everything was clean and tidy and having my own bathroom was also awesome
The place is very very clean and very comfortable and cosy
their dog Gretchen was super friendly
They were very welcoming and gave great recommendations for us newcomers to Edmonton
They were accommodating to my arrival mishap and helped remedy my toothache
They gave me some tips about stuff happening around town and were always quick to respond
They are great hosts and they answer quickly to any questions
walks Very convenient location
just few minutes walk from good restaurants and City center for shopping
The house was walking distance downtown (15 -20 min) in a cute quiet neighborhood Plus
The house is located in a very nice neighborhood: A very good place to discover Edmonton
It is located in a lovely neighborhood which is very close to downtown
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5. Centrally located guestroom with Starbucks downstairs (from USD 32)

Located on the eighth floor of a quiet apartment building just a couple of blocks south of Jasper Avenue, this sleekly decorated guestroom is a great choice for solo or business travelers. The building is conveniently within walking distance to many amenities as well as bus stops and light rail stations, and even has a Starbucks outlet on its main floor. The unit is well-stocked with cooking ware and even has a walk-in pantry with complimentary condiments and cereals. You are also welcomed to peruse the host’s book collection, as you take in the beautiful views from the large balcony.

Downtown~PRIVATE Room & Ensuite~Modern Condo
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
203 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
The beds were comfortable and kitchen was well equipped
very comfortable bed and en-suite private bathroom is an extra bonus
I loved the room with the en-suite bathroom
The check in was seamless
and I appreciated having a bedroom with a private bathroom
Room was clean and exactly as advertised
Very clean quiet place to stay
Great location and room is very clean and well kept
and we had everything we needed (and more)
It is clean and Daniel is very prompt with responding and addressing concerns
He was also very responsive to our messages
Daniel was very quick to respond and provided great hospitality
Daniel was kind and considerate to us
Daniel was a very friendly and thoughtful host
Daniel was a great host extremely accommodating and had excellent communication with us during our stay
The location is very convenient
The area felt very safe
It is also in an ideal location with all necessities within walking distance
Great location in the city center and near the Red Arrow bus station
Very good place and perfect location
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6. Private room near University of Alberta (from USD 27)

Edmonton’s south side is dominated by the University of Alberta campus and the nearby eateries and convenience stores that serve the student population. This no-frills guestroom for two near the campus is a good accommodation option for students, with a study table and wireless internet in the private room. But it can also be a good base for travelers, especially if they wish to visit the Fort Edmonton Park, Canada’s largest living historic park with costumed interpreters role-playing early pioneers. It is all good fun, and the park is near the river in the southwestern part of the city.

Private rooms close to the University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
46 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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The bed is really comfy
The bed was comfortable and the wifi worked
A little high for the price point though
haha Love the space in the room (even with the table bed and closet in there)
Made a 3 hour sleep an 8 hour sleep
It's clean tidy
The house was clean and tidy and checking in/communicating with Paul was no hassle
Just maybe being slippers and towels as the floor was slightly unkept
and I don't believe there was towels in the bathroom
(it's comfortable though) and well used bathrooms
He was a terrie host
Paul welcomed me into the house and even brought a new memory mattress for the bed
Paul excellent host and great communicator
Great value clean and great communication
Awesome location minutes from the university and train line Great host as well and very quick to respond to any of our questions
It located at a quiet neighbourhood that close to university
The house is located very close to campus and is withing walking distance of McKernan/ Belgravia station
The best thing besides Paul's hospitality was its location right next to Edmonton downtown LRT
Great location right next to the LRT
awesome sleep very easy location Away from the action but close enough that's the cab
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7. Laid-back vibes in downtown apartment

Canada is a huge but sparsely populated country, so while downtown Edmonton may be the densest part of the city, it still feels spacious and expansive instead of cramped. This one-bedroom apartment with free parking and wireless internet is located right by a light rail station, with convenience stores, restaurants and farmers’ markets nearby. Yet it feels like a quiet and private suburban area, with leafy trees along the main road lending a laid-back atmosphere. Just a couple of blocks away lies the colonial-style Alberta Legislature Building, with its beautiful grounds an ideal place to relax at any time of the year.

Bright and clean downtown apartment
153 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

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8. Accommodation near Edmonton Oilers arena

Probably the city’s greatest claim to pop-culture fame is that it is home to the Edmonton Oilers professional ice hockey team, which dominated the National Hockey League in the 1980s, led by Wayne Gretzky, undoubtedly the greatest player to have played the sport. The Oilers’ new home arena, Rogers Place, is right in the heart of downtown Edmonton, and this cozy one-bedroom apartment is less than five minutes’ walk away from there. It is an ideal accommodation if you are a sports aficionado wanting to catch an ice hockey game. The unit is also close to many other amenities like bars, restaurants, and grocery stores.

67 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

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9. Townhouse close to suburban mall

Sprawling out from the dense downtown area, Edmonton’s suburbs are laid-back and expansive, with ample space for everyone. Huge malls have been built in these residential areas; the West Edmonton Mall, for example, is even bigger than the Mall of America in Minnesota and has an amusement park, an IMAX movie theater, and even a casino on its premises. This warm and welcoming guestroom in a quiet townhouse is in the Central McDougall district just north of downtown, and a short walk from the Kingsway Mall, the city’s second-largest mall with over 200 stores and services. The townhouse host has two bicycles that you can use to travel easily to the downtown attractions.

Friendly Townhouse Close to Downtown (1 of 2)
36 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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10. Charming downtown guestroom near art galleries and theaters

Dubbed as “Canada’s Festival City,” Edmonton hosts over 30 festivals and events each year. Some of the most popular ones include the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival, the Edmonton Folk Music Festival, and A Taste of Edmonton food fest. Most of these festivals take place in the downtown area, so accommodations like this utterly charming loft are ideal for staying during the festivals. This guestroom for two delights with its bright decor, green potted plants, and plenty of natural lighting. It is conveniently located within walking distance to major art galleries, theaters, and convention centers.

Inspirational Downtown Space
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
145 reviews
Private room in loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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A hidden gem among popular destinations in Canada

Toronto and Vancouver may be the more popular tourist destinations in Canada, but Edmonton is a hidden gem with its vibrant downtown and beautiful river valley parks. Spend a few days in the city, and you will definitely be smitten by its innate, unassuming charms.

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

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