Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ellicott City, Maryland - Updated 2021

airbnb Ellicott-City MD

Ellicott City, MD is part of the greater Baltimore metropolitan area, but it has its own distinctive character. There is a downtown historic center and at its heart is Main Street which is where the oldest town structures are located. The charm of Main Street is what landed Ellicott City, in 2009, on the “Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities and Towns”. The city has also been ranked four times since 2005 by Money Magazine and among the top “20 Best Places to Live in the United States”. Ellicott City also has another claim to fame. It has been called “one of the most haunted small towns on the East Coast”. If you’re interested in paranormal activity, the Howard County Tourism Council has a Ghost Tour that visits several sites including the historic mansions of Lilburn, Hayden House, and Mt. Ida and locations such as the B&O railroad bridge that crosses Main Street and the old Ellicott City Firehouse. If you’re interested in finding out just what makes Ellicott City a unique and wonderful place to live, come visit and stay in one of these Airbnb vacation rentals. You don’t have to worry, they’re not on the Ghost Tour.

1. Charming cottage in Ellicott City (from USD 132)

This charming cottage has retained its character and sense of history. It was originally a blacksmith shop built in 1855 but has been converted to a lovely 1100-square foot (102-square meter) detached cottage featuring open, hand-axed beams, stone walls and decorated in a rustic style. The cottage is essentially three rooms: an eat-in kitchen, a ladder-accessible loft with queen bed above the kitchen, and a large great room. The large great room TV/lounge area has a sectional couch, leather chair, wood stove, two queen beds, and even a ping-pong table. There is one full bathroom with a shower. In the rear of the cottage is a private, covered porch and another in front which is less private, but a nice spot to greet the morning sun.

Charming Cottage in Ellicott City
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
432 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
very nice quit cottage for a little get away fit our family of four and was cozy
kitchen is user friendly with all amenities
it was a wonderful and cozy cottage we really enjoyed our stay
the cottage was cute and cozy with more room than the pictures show
my sister and i were more than comfortable
the place was clean and as advertised
clean and comfortable
very clean and cozy
the house had charm comfort and cleanliness
photos do no justice for the immese charm and uniqueness this space offers immaculate cleanliness and beautiful neighborhood
the hosts were super helpful when we had questions
they were very responsive when we had questions
hosts were nice and accommodating
jen & dave were great hosts
our hosts went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful
great location
it is a great location
it's in a great location for access to baltimore
this location offered the best of both worlds
really nice and cozy cottage close to old town elicott city
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2. Private yacht rental in Canton (from USD 88)

This beautiful, 26-foot (8-meter) cabin cruiser is outfitted with elegant leather furnishings and wood paneling. It is located in Canton and convenient to Fells Point, many bars, restaurants, and attractions all within walking distance. The yacht has secure dock access and there is private parking. In the main cabin, there is a corner sofa which converts into a bed, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a TV. There is also a separate bedroom with a queen-size bed and bathroom with shower. Enjoy the night lights of the harbor while lounging on the top deck.

Private Yacht Rental
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
370 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the sleeping cabins are very comfortable
a/c worked well too
portable ac units throughout the cabin kept it at a comfortable temperature
the fans and air conditioners were perfect for keeping a comfortable temperature throughout the cabin
we loved sitting in the open night air and watching the city from our cozy place to stay
awesome time on cristhian’s boat clean and comfy
the cabin offered a clean cool escape from the heat
cristhan gave very precise instructions upon arrival yacht was clean and the beds were very comfy
the yacht was private clean and in a safe location
host was awesome from onset of reservation
great stay with a great host
hosts are great and respond quickly
the host is incredible and will make sure you have any and all information needed quickly
christian is a great host
the location is safe and within easy walking distance to great restaurants and retail
great place to stay close to everything
walking distance from many great restaurants and fun bars
great location cozy and relaxing
great location felt very safe
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3. Two-room guest suite in Catonsville (from USD 85)

Located in picturesque Catonsville, Maryland is this 90-year-old brick Colonial house with a private, two-room guest suite. Downtown Baltimore is 20 minutes away, BWI airport and Amtrak station 15 minutes, and the street is located on a bus route. You can take a beautiful 3.5-mile (5.6-kilometer) walk to historic Ellicott City. The suite’s living room and bedroom are furnished with a mixture of Colonial style and modern furniture. The living room is spacious and comfortable with a fireplace, cable TV, skylights and sofa bed. The bedroom has a double bed, desk, armoire and built-in shelving. The bedroom and living room are adjoined to a full bath with a whirlpool tub. There are a mini-fridge, coffee maker and microwave in the suite, but no kitchen. Storage space is available (closet and chest of drawers, luggage rack). Outside, the beautifully landscaped backyard has a private patio with a table and chairs and a swimming pool.

Rollingside: Two-Room Guest Suite
Catonsville, Maryland, United States
329 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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the couch was especially comfortable
the space is beautiful with bright natural light during the day and a warm cozy vibe
very clean and comfortable with a nice view of the gardens
very nice quiet 2 room suite
enjoyed their swimming pool and the backyard for an overnight staycation
clean room and bathroom
super clean private and really nice
so clean so relaxing and so many personal touches
it was so clean beautiful convenient and comfortable
everything is sparkling clean and very cozy
the hosts are gracious and accommodating
kind hosts and a great place
the hosts are friendly amenable flexible and helpful
cal and colleen are wonderful hosts
beautiful guest house with friendly hosts
convenient location and comfortable stay
quiet neighborhood near lovely old town
great place nice location
great location loved my stay would recommend
cal and colleen were very welcoming and close proximity to airport
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4. Spacious room in historic Ellicott City

In an area with an eclectic blend of pastoral farms, historic towns, and suburban communities, you can enjoy at home living in this spacious second-story bedroom with a private bath. The bedroom has everything to make your stay comfortable and convenient. There is a queen bed, wing back chair, desk and chair, and a large window that brightens up the room. Adjoining the bedroom is a private, full bathroom with a shower. Guests have access to a second-story balcony with barbecue and table and chairs. There is also a swimming pool.

Spacious Rm W/ Private Bath in the Rm
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
90 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the bed and bedding were especially comfortable and the ceiling fan also added to the room's comfort
a place to rest to shower have some snacks coffee peace and quiet
we were provided a queen bed with a separate mattress on the ground which was very comfortable
my favorite part was waking up to coffee and breakfast every morning
the room was huge quite and comfortable you barely knew that mikaela and lou were there
exceptionally clean and comfortable
quiet neat and clean place
the room is clean and cozy
clean quiet comfortable and affordable
quite neat and clean place
mikaela is a great host
very gracious host
very gracious host
mikaela is a wonderful host very kind and accommodating
mikaela was a great host very informative and accommodating
very easy location and beautiful
mikaela’s home is located in a safe neighborhood very convenient and close to several shopping centers
it is an ideal place for a peaceful weekend getaway
location is especially convenient with nice places to go for a run or walk
it a big room with a bathroom very affordable in a great location near old ellicot city
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5. Two-story colonial home

You will feel right at home in this lovely two-story colonial home on an intimate, wooded, cul-de-sac. There are walking trails and fishing nearby. The private bedroom with queen-size bed has lots of natural light. Room amenities include a 32-inch TV, wireless access, chest of drawers, closet with a laundry basket, hangers, an iron and ironing board. The full bathroom has a shower/tub combo and linen closet with fresh bed linens, towels, and cleaning supplies. Outside on the property is a gazebo and pond.

Country Oasis Getaway
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
67 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
check in was a breeze wifi was great and tara and brian are wonderful hosts
the bed & bath linens were excellent
tara's place allowed me to get the comfortable rest i needed during a very arduous work week
nice tv as in the picture
the room was equipped with the necessities that made our stay relaxing and enjoyable i
guaranteed a super clean cozy stay
the room and adjoining bathroom were very clean and comfortable
the room is very clean and super comfortable with a clean private attached bath
clean comfortable room and private bath
the room and bathroom were clean and inviting
hosts were very friendly
our host was very helpful kind and responsive
the hosts were friendly and helpful
hosts are amazing and the hospitality is out of this world
great host with a great place
i recommend this location to all
it was quite and the location was fantastic
great quiet neighborhood but close to everything we wanted to do in the area
the neighborhood is beautiful and quiet
i have to say the house and location offer serenity and peacefulness
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6. Comfy room

If you need a comfortable and spacious private room that is conveniently close to historic downtown Ellicott City, downtown Baltimore and BWI, this spacious apartment in a quiet suburban neighborhood is worth checking out. The apartment is decorated in monochromatic tones of black, gray and white and furnished with contemporary furniture. The bedroom has a comfortable queen bed. The shared bathroom has a tub/shower. The open plan living/kitchen area has a sofa, dining table and chairs, a desk, and a kitchen island between the living area and the fully-equipped kitchen. Your host provides all needed amenities including coffee, bagels and assorted soft drinks in the morning.

Comfy room by Columbia, Bmore, BWI & Merriweather
50 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

7. Cozy room in suburban apartment

This is private, queen bedroom is in the same apartment as described in number five. The bedroom is comfortable and spacious with a walk-in closet and a shared bathroom. The apartment is convenient to everywhere, with historic downtown Ellicott City, downtown Baltimore, BWI, Columbia Mall, and Merriweather Post Pavilion all within 20 minutes.

Cozy room in suburban apartment
50 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

8. Quiet room close to BWI and downtown

This is an additional bedroom option that is available in the house in a quiet suburban neighborhood in listing number four. The bedroom has a double bed with a shared bathroom. You will love this accommodation because of the location and views. The house is close to the BWI airport, Centennial, and Patapsco Parks.

Quite Rm Close to BWI & Downtown
49 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

9. Lower level suite

You will have this private basement apartment all to yourself. Everything you need, including a large living room, one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a large closet are at your disposal. The suite also has a den with a single bed and wardrobe and a bathroom with a standing shower. The fully-stocked eat-in kitchen has a microwave, toaster, coffee maker, four burner range with oven, and a full-size refrigerator. You will also have a private entrance and on-site parking.

Private One Bedroom and a Den Lower Level Suite
9 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds

10. Comfortable room in private basement

You will have everything you need in this newly completed 1200-square-foot basement. The shared living room area has a large TV, leather couches and four recliners, a dining table and chairs. There is a mini kitchen with coffee maker, toaster oven, and large refrigerator. The bedroom has a queen-size bed, a 32-inch TV and a large private bathroom with tub/shower. Outside is a covered patio and large fenced-in yard with a hot tub that is open year round. There is also a heated swimming pool. This accommodation is very quiet for a peaceful and enjoyable getaway.

Heated pool, hot tub, private room and bath oasis
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
47 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

A historic and quaint destination

Part of the Baltimore metropolitan area and close to Washington, DC, Ellicott City is a historical and quaint option for sightseeing in the area and a less expensive option for overnight stays. Any of these Airbnb accommodations would be a welcome and relaxing stay for business or tourist travelers. Come see why Ellicott City is one of the top 20 best places to live in the United States.

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