Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Lake Murray, South Carolina - Updated 2023

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Consider planning a trip to the Jewel of South Carolina - Lake Murray! Lake Murray is a skiing, boating, and swimming destination and hosts some of the finest fishing tournaments in the United States. So, if you are an amateur, recreational angler or just want to relax in the tranquil environment of the lake, Lake Murray has you covered. You might also like to visit its other attractions, like Doolittle Island, the Riverbanks Zoo & Botanical Gardens, EdVenture Museum, South Carolina State Museum, and the Columbia Museum of Art.

Choose a vacation to this beautiful lake destination and we will help you select one of the best places to stay. Take a look at our top Airbnb vacation rentals near Lake Murray, South Carolina, with some amazing deals.

1. Pet-friendly home in a quiet cove (from USD 120)

This Lake Murray getaway is the perfect spot if you want to have a relaxing vacation. The atmosphere around the property is serene as it’s situated in a quiet private cove. It sits just a few steps from the water, providing easy and quick access not only to the beautiful sceneries but boating, fishing, and many more outdoor activities. It can fit up to six people and features great amenities like Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a full kitchen.

Charming pet-friendly lake home in quiet cove
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room was very cozy and couch and chairs were really comfortable
the porch (also with an amazing fan) offers a beautiful view of the lake
the kitchen was well stocked and the grill worked wonderfully
beautiful view with friendly neighbors such a cozy spot
had everything we needed for a completely comfortable weekend
Cleanliness:
nothing fancy but very clean and nice
very clean and quiet place for our mini vacation
i appreciated how clean it was and every supply you can think of was available
house was so clean and in a great location great place to stay
Host:
comfortable and host is responsive
especially enjoyed the outdoor living lauren was a wonderful host & very helpful & accommodating to our needs
friendly host and the place is just as described
great couch so cozy lauren was a very kind host
Location:
great location had an amazing time
we couldn’t have picked a better location or house will definitely be staying here more in the future
beautiful location on the lake in a place that is perfect for relaxing
great location would love to stay again when the weather is warmer
a good place at a fair price
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2. Lakefront suite with private backyard (from USD 89)

Arrive at this guest suite in a house near Lake Murray and experience wonderful southern hospitality. Stay in the lower level of the house, that features a living room with a full-size fridge, microwave, and coffee maker. Sleep in the single bedroom, with a comfortable bed and bath. Enjoy admiring the scenic lake each morning, as you savour your morning coffee on the patio. Staying here, you are minutes away from grocery stores, and numerous restaurants.

LAKE FRONT SWEET - Dog Friendly
Chapin, South Carolina, United States
410 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s plenty of pillows blankets heater great fan extra bed and it’s so stylish i loved the floors
the view from the apartment was beautiful as you can see the lake right in front of you
her space is very spacious and the bed is extremely comfortable
bed is super comfortable
we really enjoyed our stay wonderful cozy place with thoughtful extras included
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and organized
the suite was clean and comfortable
outstanding very quiet and clean
ellen's place was clean and very hospitable
we found the house clean and fully stocked with all we needed
Host:
quick responses and very friendly
ellen is a great host
ellen and don were wonderful hosts
ellen is an excellent host
amazing place lake is beautiful great helpful hosts :)))
Location:
loved the location
the location was perfect right on the lake
perfect place right on the lake
the location is beautiful with bonus access to the lake
the location is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the lake
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3. Beautiful retreat at Lake Murray (from USD 120)

Stay in this beautiful house facing Lake Murray and make good use of its outdoor amenities, guaranteed to offer you a top-class experience. Enter the lower level of this house that opens to a spacious living room with a pool table, for some indoor fun after a day at the lake. The well-appointed guest suite will agree with most guests, with its impeccable furnishings.

Relax and enjoy the view of the lake from the Adirondack chairs with a couple of chilled brewskis. This is one of those places that will not remain available for long, so book this highly-recommended guest house, for an amazing time at Lake Murray.

Beautiful Lake Murray Retreat
Chapin, South Carolina, United States
39 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they apartment with it’s all glass window view of the lake was gorgeous
we had fun playing pool watching movies and sitting by the lake
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean and impeccably decorated with added personal touches
lakeside property extremely clean would go back in a minute
great hospitality very clean and comfortable atmosphere
the inside was modern clean and comfortable and we will definitely be back
it’s uodated has comfy beds fire place and is sparkling clean
Host:
mike was a fantastic host who is incredibly responsive
mike & liz were excellent hosts and provided us with suggestions for the area
mike and liz are the perfect hosts for a quiet weekend
mike and liz are wonderful hosts and very personable
fantastic hosts made our stay a pleasure
Location:
absolutely amazing experience amazing location and hospitality
the area was very quiet close to many of the best locations on lake murray
greatest place in the area
great place for relaxing and fishing
amazing place to stay and relax
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4. Lakehouse on beautiful Lake Murray (from USD 125)

Consider staying in this entire house on unspoiled Lake Murray, just outside Columbia. You will be delighted by the waterfront access, that enables you to easily enjoy all the local activities, including fishing, boating, and swimming, right from your front door. This house features four bedrooms that can accommodate eight people with ease. Enter the house and you are greeted by an airy and spacious room, that assures wonderful moments.

Admire the lake from the huge, covered porch, that houses numerous seating options to allow you to spend the entire day outside. Enjoy the well-appointed bedrooms, that feature queen and double-size beds, armed to take care of your slumber needs. This is an ideal place to stay if you need a peaceful, beautiful view of Lake Murray, with a large space to house your family or friends.

Lake House on beautiful Lake Murray
29 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are so comfortable but very pristine
nice place fully stocked comfortable beds awesome view
there were plenty of sleeping options and all beds were comfortable
the house has a gorgeous view and plenty of room for a large family
the lake is beautiful and the house is very comfortable with lots of space to relax
Cleanliness:
very clean house very cozy
Host:
great home and lovely host
john was a great host and went out of his way for our family
john is a great host very polite and very good response time when communicating
the host was great with communication and prompt when answering any questions
the owner was amazing with communication even in the midst of hurricane irma
Location:
amazing location on beautiful lake murray
great place in a peaceful location
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5. Spacious in-law apartment with pool access (from USD 129)

Enjoy the experience of staying in a charming and private apartment, directly on Lake Murray. Spend private moments on the lawn with multiple seating options, to enjoy the lake in different settings. Use the fully-equipped kitchen for your meals and take them to the dock, where a table awaits you, making for a dramatic setting.

Inside the apartment, one can enjoy some billiards, or stay outside and hang out at the pool. The spacious living room is an ideal relaxing spot and so is the four-poster, queen bed, which assures a night of deep slumber. This lovely gem of a place is worth staying in, for an intimate experience during your visit to Lake Murray.

Spacious in-law apt w/kitchen on Lake Murray
67 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable place with a great view of the lake
the whole room opens to the back yard with beautiful views of the lake
fresh flowers were on the kitchen island & in our bedroom
we loved the gorgeous tranquil view of the lake from the kitchen and living room
the living area is huge with all mod cons and a pool table to boot
Cleanliness:
nice clean place in a quiet neighborhood
it’s clean clean clean spacious loaded with niceties and a cloud like bed
very comfortable clean and convenient place
the apartment was very spacious and beautifully decorated clean and cozy with lots of extras
the apartment is spacious clean nicely decorated and has everything that you need
Host:
valerie and david were wonderful hosts
valerie and dave were gracious hosts
valerie and david are wonderful hosts
very thoughtful host
david & valerie are the most gracious and helpful hosts
Location:
the location right on lake murray was awesome
the location on the lake is beautiful and very convenient to everything you could possibly need
this is an awesome place in an awesome location
we also liked walking / running in the neighborhood without a lot of traffic to deal with
the location was perfect for getting around yet we felt very removed from everything on the lake
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6. Most affordable condo best for couples

Consider staying in a private room in a gated condominium community in Columbia, located only a short walk from Lake Murray. This cosy and private room features a queen bed with storage space for your clothes and other things, access to the kitchen for your meals, and access to the dining area.

Enjoy the nice porch, where you can relax in a tranquil atmosphere and make plans for the day to explore the offerings of Lake Murray. This is an ideal place for a couple with a limited budget, from where they can experience the region and the warm hospitality of the host. This is your home away from home!

Lakeside cozy condo in a quiet private community
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
91 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our breakfasts ( serve yourself ) was always interesting with various conversations
there is plenty of furniture for storing your things as well as a comfortable chair
the kitchen is available for your use with the generous offers of their condiments and fridge space
we were comfortable with a lot of space
judi was extremely accommodating and our stay was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean safe and tranquil space
super clean place comfortable accommodation
nice clean home and great people
their house is clean quiet and secure in a gated community
nice private bathroom clean and very quiet bedroom
Host:
our hosts are fantastic wonderful people
excellent friendly hosts who truly welcome you into their home
excellent place and tremendous hosts
judie and her husband were great hosts
host are sweet and available to answer questions or just have a great conversations
Location:
convenient comfortable and quiet location near lake murray
it is a great location and a very comforable place to stay
excellent location lovely room and fantastic value
great location comfortable bed and thoughtful touches
always up for a good conversation and a super convenient location for us during our stay
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7. Lake living at its finest

Experience the houseboat lifestyle, where you can breathe in the fresh air and hang out on the dock, anticipating a day of fishing. Make yourself at home and relax in the gazebo outside the boat, where you can arrange a grilling session with your catch of the day and enjoy the view with a couple of pints. Step into the boat to the sleeper sofa, where you can hang out and watch some TV after a day on the lake. Use the kitchen for preparations, indoors.

Restaurants are aplenty in the area, so cooking need not be an issue. Sleep on the queen bed for a relaxed night and wake up to a wonderful morning. Experience the spectacular sunrise with your morning cuppa, as you welcome the sun on the front deck. Don’t hesitate to book this place if you want an out-of-this-world experience on the lake.

Lake living at its finest
62 reviews
Houseboat 2 Beds 5 Guests

8. A waterfront condominium at Lake Murray

Stay in this charming, waterfront condominium at Lake Murray, where you can enjoy the amazing view of the lake, along with private access to take you to it. The property features a bright and spacious open-floor plan, leading you into the living room, kitchen, and towards the double-door, covered deck. Kitchen experts will enjoy the stainless-steel appliances and will love to cook here. One can also opt for casual dining on the furnished, private balcony.

Enjoy Lake Murray and its beautiful paths that lead to a community dock. This property also features parking for your boat, so go ahead and bring your own.

Lake Murray Condo- Enjoy lake luxury getaway!
8 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 6 Guests

9. Betty's Cosy Cottage

Consider staying in this two-bedroom, fully-furnished cottage, that looks out onto Lake Murray. This cottage features two bedrooms with seven beds, to accommodate a large family of eight guests in comfort. The lakeside cottage opens to a spacious and well-appointed, open-concept living room, that flows towards a counter for dining, and the kitchen.

Sleep on the queen bed or one of the six bunk beds in the other room. Enjoy your stay in Lake Murray with homemade meals cooked from the functional kitchen. Access the grill outside on the covered patio, for some fun evenings with family and friends. Book this place for wholesome fun by the lake with the entire family. You’ll also be near numerous retail outlets and restaurants.

Betty's Cozy Cottage
21 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 8 Guests

10. A condominium in Lake Murray

Consider staying in this condominium in Lexington, a couple of minutes walk from Lake Murray, where guests get access to a three-bedroom apartment. This furnished apartment is bright and spacious and offers an open-concept living room with a dining room and fully-fitted kitchen, to make yourself at home. Enjoy your coffee on the deck, where you can enjoy the crisp air or listen to some music.

Relax in the comfortable, queen beds featured in the bedrooms, for a rejuvenating experience to tackle the day ahead. Book this neat place if you want to stay within walking distance to the lake, where you can experience all the activities Lake Murray has in store for you.

Lake Murray Condo- Lexington,SC
216 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
roomy and comfortable
Cleanliness:
great communication place was clean and comfortable
clean comfortable and well decorated
the bathrooms were clean with plenty of towels on hand
it was clean and beds were comfortable
her townhouse is very clean and the beds are comfortable
Host:
host was very helpful and quick with responses
pam was a great host
pam was a fantastic host
pam is a great host
pamela is a wonderful host and answers your questions quickly
Location:
wonderful condo very close to the lake
it was a great location for what we did on our trip
the place is located on a beautiful lake with lots nearby to do
location was wonderful and a great place to stay
and you’ll enjoy beautiful lake murray close by
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11. Cute cottage at Lake Murray

Stay in this cute little cabin at Chapin, in a wonderful, quiet neighbourhood near Lake Murray. This little Airbnb offers a contemporary property with well-appointed rooms, for a satisfying stay. The living room features leather sofas, where you can relax and watch movies on the large, flat-screen TV. Slide open the doors to the outdoor deck, where you can have a wonderful conversation over coffee or enjoy a leisurely drink in the evening. Cook your meals in the kitchen provided or arrange a barbecue session, outdoors.

The property also features a demarcated firepit with seating, amidst a serene setting that you will enjoy. Sleep in the enjoyable and comfortable beds after a great day exploring the area, indulging in the numerous lake activities. Book this place for a splendid getaway in isolation and stock up on the food, as notable restaurants are a 30-minute drive from the property.

Cute Lake Murray view Cottage
Chapin, South Carolina, United States
57 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s a hammock huge yard two decks and two tvs each with netflix attached
there is not a bed or anything in the second bedroom but otherwise it was amazing
the house is adorable and comfortable; a stylish mix of lake chic and modern finishes
Cleanliness:
very clean and accommodating
it's well appointed and very clean
clean quiet and nice place next to the lake murray
the place was clean and well taken care of
the house was very nice and clean and on the lake so there was a beautiful view
Host:
jenny was quick to answer any questions and extremely helpful
she was very responsive and helpful when questions came up
not the hosts fault at all
check-in was a breeze jenny is very responsive
she left a helpful guide that had great suggestions for activities and restaurants
Location:
great location but also private
it is in a nice location
great location close to lake murray quiet neighborhood friendly neighborhoods
this a cute little cottage a great place to escape for some rest and relaxation
jenny’s place is a nice and cozy little house right next to lake murray
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Enjoy lake living at its best

Explore the lake and be captivated by its beauty. Choose now, from the above-mentioned Airbnb vacation rentals, and see how each property reflects its owner’s personality. You will love the fact that each accommodation comes with a different perspective of the lake, in all its glory. Enjoy the lake at sunrise or sunset, while you relax, admiring the change in hues, reflected spectacularly on the water. Live life to the fullest when you come to Lake Murray.

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Darryl Gonsalves is a serial entrepreneur and owns Syena-Tech.com a business intelligence consultancy company and Nidago.com a web content solutions providing company both based in Mumbai, India....Read more

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