Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In John's Island, South Carolina - Updated 2021

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John’s Island, located in Charleston County, is also the largest island in South Carolina. Named after Saint John Parish in Barbados, this island is sprawling with flora, fauna, and creatures. There are at least a hundred species of birds present on this island! A few attractions that you must see when you visit this island include the Presbyterian Church that was built in 1719, and the Angel Oak — a living southern oak tree that’s anywhere from 400 to 1,500 years old. You can also visit the Mullet Hall Equestrian Center and the watch the reenactment of the Battle of Charleston held annually at Legare Farms. There also are a variety of watersports and waterfront activities for your leisure. Keep reading to find out more about the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in John’s Island, South Carolina!

1. Guesthouse with detached garage in Avondale (from USD 133)

This Airbnb is located in one of the best neighborhoods in Charleston, Avondale. Avondale has been considered the coolest neighborhood in the city for the past three years. It’s close to a number of attractions, shops, and restaurants, and is only 3 miles (4.8km) from the heart of downtown Charleston, and 20 minutes to Folly, Sullivan’s or Isle of the Palms. It’s a guesthouse that’s a detached garage apartment and is completely private. It is ideal for 2 people as it has one bedroom and one bathroom. The hosts provide a WiFi connection, a laptop friendly workspace, and other essentials. You can park right outside the apartment — for free! There is also a kitchen available for you to cook your own meals.

Guest Suite in Charleston's Coolest Neighborhood
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
562 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touches like coffee and bathroom amenities
the pillows were comfortable and the air conditioner was easy to control in the heat
the thermostat was easy to adjust and the complimentary wifi was fast and worked very well
the bed was comfortable temperature control was easy and comfortable and we had all the amenities we needed
this is a large efficiency apartment and the bed and furniture comfortable
Cleanliness:
the room was very clean and comfortable
space was extremely clean and comfortable
clean great communication everything it says on their site
convenient clean quiet great super
very cozy space extremely clean and stylish
Host:
shannon was a great host
hosts were very responsive with answers to questions we had
avondale is amazing brett & shannon we’re awesome hosts
brett and shannon were great hosts
brett and shannon are great hosts
Location:
great location near good restaurants and shopping
great location such a cute space
the location was perfect
we really enjoyed staying in this location
walking distance to some great local restaurants and a short/easy drive to everything downtown
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2. One-bedroom apartment with Charleston Harbor view (from USD 136)

This scenic Airbnb has a great location! It’s near Shem Creek and Patriot’s Point, at the foot of the Cooper River Bridge. It’s within 5 miles (8km) to downtown Charleston and Sullivan’s Island. It’s also near Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Harris Teeter grocery store so you can get your basic needs just by walking over to one of these stores. The best part about this apartment is that there is a creek behind the apartment. The host provides kayaks and a motorboat for leisurely travel along the water. This place can accommodate 2 people, as it has one bedroom. The hosts provide a WiFi connection, a laptop friendly workspace, and other amenities.

Charleston Harbor view, garage apt
Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
475 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the suite is spacious couches and chairs and the bed comfortable
amazing view special touches including juice and breakfast options in fridge
the guest apartment is spacious with all needed amenities and they were gracious hosts
gorgeous harbor views and roomy and comfortable accommodations
our stay at susan’s garage apartment was amazing susan and brian are wonderful
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean cozy and comfortable
the space itself is very spacious and secluded clean and convenient
the apartment itself was beautiful and sparkling clean
the apartment was charming comfortable and clean
we had a wonderful time at susan and brian's very clean and comfortable place
Host:
they were wonderful hosts
wonderful host & great place
our hosts were gracious and sensitive to our needs
homeowners are very welcoming and accommodating
great value phenomenal hosts
Location:
great location and large space
what a great location so close to downtown yet it seemed miles away
wonderful house in a great location
the location was perfect for me
it was a perfect location
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3. Garden loft in Riverland Terrace (from USD 113)

This is a modern loft with a full kitchen and bathroom. This residence is located in a quiet neighborhood that’s walking distance to various restaurants as well as the Terrace Theater and the Charleston Pour House, and only 10 minutes away from downtown Charleston. A unique feature about this Airbnb is that the hosts have several chickens that roam the yard and are quite entertaining. The hosts offer WiFi, a laptop friendly workspace, and other modern amenities. With one bedroom and bathroom, this rental is ideal for 2 guests.

Garden Loft in Riverland Terrace
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
399 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is very comfy and has a great heating / ac system
there was good ac and the bath and kitchen areas were more than adequate
the space had a great air conditioner and everything we needed to cook in if we wanted
the apartment is minimal serene and perfect
beautiful loft with simple comfortable modern design
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable place to stay
the apartment was exceptionally clean when we arrived
very clean beautiful home and fun tropical atmosphere
private quiet clean and stylish
clean stylish place in safe neighborhood
Host:
they were wonderful hosts
david & beth were great hosts
david & beth were excellent hosts
david and beth were great hosts
perfect hosts who were casual welcoming and helpful
Location:
located in a lovely neighborhood on quiet street
location was perfect; close to everything but peaceful and quiet
great stay at very convenient location
we really liked the location and will definitely be back
great location you're roughly twenty minutes from the beach with grocery stores and bars all around
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4. Spacious houseboat in downtown Charleston (from USD 355)

This is yet another famous Airbnb! It was featured on FYI Network’s Tiny House Hunters. It’s a spacious houseboat with a vaulted ceiling, located in Mid-Peninsula Downtown Charleston, approximately 2 miles (3.2km) to the center of the historic district. It’s one out of six boats available for rent, all of which are anchored in a private marina. Each boat has a fully stocked kitchen and premium furnishings. There is a functioning marine toilet and sufficient heating and air conditioning. Specific boats can be chartered, even if all of them can’t be taken out for a cruise. The hosts offer an indoor fireplace, and a whole host of other amenities.

A Pirates Life For Me: Private Houseboat Downtown!
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
335 reviews
Boat 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was fantastic though as was the air conditioning
amazing views of the water and a cozy space once in a lifetime experience
the houseboat has everything you need to feel comfortable and nothing more- keeping things simple
Cleanliness:
very clean and well appointed
clean quiet and so unique
the space was very clean and well organized
the boat was clean and very nicely decorated
the houseboat was more spacious than expected squeaky clean and comfortable
Host:
justin is a great host
justin is a great host and very attentive
justin is friendly and welcoming
justin was a great host responded to all the details
and justin the host is friendly and lightning-fast with replying to any questions
Location:
good location to down town
local eats are close by and delicious
the location worked out great for us
the location was great the marina was nice
great location fun stay very peaceful on the water
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5. The Cedar House (from USD 134)

This Airbnb is a tiny, yet cozy house that can accommodate four people! The host used the cedar tree as an inspiration for décor, so expect the house to be adorned with fancy cedar siding and tung oil. For entertainment, the host offers two cruiser bicycles, two beach chairs, beach towels, bag, and small cooler, two hammocks, outdoor patio with rocking chair and bench, an outdoor shower, some unique board games designed for two-person play, Bluetooth speakers, a white noise machine, and a small book collection. The list is endless!

The Cedar House Rules
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
563 reviews
Tiny house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were plenty of amenities and intentional extras like coffee/tea bicycles outdoor shower and a cozy hammock
the bed was very comfortable and all amenities were nice
the loft area was super comfortable (sheets pillows mattress
three of us for slept comfortably between the loft and sofa bed
the shower was plenty warm and the light fixtures were cool everything was very comfy and cozy
Cleanliness:
clean exactly as pictured
communication from brian is first rate and the tiny house is clean cozy and inviting
the home was clean and we'll stocked
it was clean comfortable and felt like home
enough space to enjoy when needed and small enough to clean up in a jif
Host:
he was an excellent host
great place great host great time
brian was a caring host and provided many recommendations
he was easy to communicate with prior and during our stay and was very accommodating
the owner gave great recommendations and would recommend it to anyone looking to be in the area
Location:
cute tiny house in convenient location
super cute place to stay
the location is a quiet and pretty street
adored the decor and location as well
it was a great location
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6. Cozy and private one-bedroom suite

This one bedroom suite is attached to the main building but has a private entrance. It’s located in Wagener Terrace neighborhood, near the Ashley River and Hampton Park. It’s decorated with tasteful neutrals with occasional pops of color that brighten up space. The hosts provide a WiFi connection, a laptop friendly workspace, an iron, a television with HDTV and Chromecast, essentials, central heating, and air-conditioning. There is also free parking on premises and a courtyard for relaxing in.

Cozy & Private 1BD Downtown Chs
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
520 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and nice furniture
nice living room area with mini fridge and coffee maker
the space was spacious and we liked the large bathroom and separate sitting room with all the amenities
the bathroom was great and had lots of sink space and a great shower
pleasantly surprised with amenities that gave us the choice to eat in ; especially breakfast
Cleanliness:
very clean spacious one bedroom apartment
it was clean and very private
the room was clean and comfortable
anne marie’s place was clean cozy and convenient
the place is beautiful and very clean
Host:
anne was an excellent host and provided quick response to any questions we had
host is very friendly and accommodating
ann marie was a fantastic host
anne marie was a great host quickly answering with anything needed
anne marie was a fantastic host
Location:
pretty good location to downtown
the location was perfectly situated near downtown charleston
a very good location in a nice residential neighborhood with a walking park close by
the location was an easy 10 minute uber from downtown in a cute neighborhood
location is perfect for tourists
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7. The tree house

This is a private apartment is furnished with antiques and original artwork and is located above a workshop and artist studio, and within a residential neighborhood. It’s also a few minutes away from Folly Beach and downtown Charleston. The hosts provide a WiFi connection, essentials, central heating, and air-conditioning. It’s ideal for 2 people for stay, as it has one bedroom and one attached bathroom.

The Tree House
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
572 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
harvey's treehouse provides great amenities a cozy atmosphere and a private environment
beautiful decor and art and very cozy
furnished with antiques it was cozy and comfortable
i was more than comfortable for the three nights i stayed
Cleanliness:
super clean and cozy
the treehouse was very clean and quiet
it was very clean and comfortable
the space was very clean and absolutely charming
space is very clean
Host:
harvey was a great host
harvey was a great host and was very prompt in replying to our questions
loved the decorations and harvey was an amazing host
just a great little space with a great host
great space great owner great value
Location:
super close to folly
great location with excellent privacy
nice close to so many things
convenient parking good location for beach and downtown
great location between folly beach and downtown charleston
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8. Small camper for glamping in West Ashley

This Airbnb is truly different from the rest. It’s actually a small camper that has been completely remade into a cozy, private retreat. The camper is a 1977 Airstream that has been remodeled for comfort. It offers twin beds with handmade linen bedding and towels, Smart TVs with Bluetooth, cable, WiFi, USB charging, hot water, plumbing and air conditioning. The residence is also well stocked with amenities. As this is considered a ‘Novelty Stay’ and not a regular residence, please take a look at the ‘Other things to note’ section before booking.

Glamping in West Ashley / Charleston
235 reviews
Camper/RV 2 Beds

9. Downtown apartment with roof deck

This apartment is only 2 blocks away from various restaurants and shops situated in Upper King and is a quick walk to most of the main museums, theaters, and parks. It’s a historic Victorian-era house built in 1886 that was recently renovated in 2016 and is surrounded by an award-winning garden. It also has a marvelous roof deck that has a view of the Ravenel Bridge with pool chairs and tables. You can never be disappointed when you book this Airbnb as it is equipped with everything you could possibly need! It’s ideal for 4 guests as it has two beds and one bathroom.

Downtown Apartment with Roof Deck
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
249 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Grand Oak Hideaway

This Airbnb is a townhome that is located 15 minutes away from the downtown area and beaches. The host offers private bedroom and bathroom, furnished with a minifridge, microwave, and a coffee maker. However, the kitchen and living room has restricted use. You are allowed to use its amenities, though!

Grand Oak Hideaway
Johns Island, South Carolina, United States
104 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Enjoy John's Island!

This island is a must visit for those who love nature and adventure. There are a number of hiking trails for you to explore and plenty of waterfront activities for you to enjoy. John’s Island is a true scenic beauty, one that can be enjoyed by everyone.

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