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Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Mission Bay, San Diego - Updated 2020

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Mission Bay is one of the most popular destinations in San Diego and has something for everyone. If you love the beach, you can enjoy it here. If you love outdoor activities, you can find bike paths everywhere here. And, if you want to spend the best time with your family, visit the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Mission Bay is perfect for its calming atmosphere, and picturesque sunsets. You can also head into town to check out the things to do in San Diego at night.


Keep reading to find the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Mission Bay, San Diego.

1. South Mission bayside studio (from USD 129)

Nestled by the bay, this studio is ideal for solo travelers who are looking for a sweet beach escape or for couples who desire a romantic getaway in Mission Bay. The wooden studio creates a warm atmosphere that will make you feel like home and you’ll probably have a hard time leaving when it is time for you to say goodbye.

As a guest, you will have access to everything in the studio, which includes a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, cable TV, wireless internet, beach cruisers, stand up paddleboards, two boogie boards and a small patio with a grill. Everything is right here in this studio. Oh, and the beach is just a few steps away from the front door.

South Mission Beach Zen-Like Studio
San Diego, California, United States
343 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning unit was powerful enough to cool down the entire unit
laura abs robs place was super comfortable would gladly stay there again
the room has excellent natrual light and very relaxing would stay again
the shower aesthetic looked like a sauna which felt relaxing
the space is awesome and comfortable for two
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
it was clean and comfortable
clean and quiet and space is laid out very efficiently
the rooms were clean and everything was tidy when we got there
unit was nice and clean
Host:
the crew is friendly
hosts were very responsive
the hosts were very quick to offer suggestions and help in any way possible
great hosts - and the space is a gem - highly recommend staying here
great location hosts were very responsive and had great local tips
Location:
the good: location is great
was located in a great spot close to everything we wanted to do in the area
great place and location in proximity to the beach
the location and the place are perfect
great location walking distance to both the bay and the beach
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2. Mission Bay seaside retreat (from USD 127)

Situated in the heart of San Diego, this gorgeous home is within walking distance to Mission Bay. Fully furnished with hardwood throughout, the guest house offers two beds for up to four persons to sleep in. There is also a comfortable convertible sofa bed in the living room, for an extra person.

The kitchen is equipped with all necessary appliances and dishes, while the bathroom is equipped with all necessities, including shampoo, body soap, towels and more. Apart from the beach, nearby attractions worth visiting are Balboa Park, the Wild Animal Park and Coronado Island.

Gorgeous Home Away From Home at Seaside Retreat!!!
San Diego, California, United States
269 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa bed was not a single mattress it was 3 separate cushions but it was comfortable
the apartment was even better than expected and allowed for a comfortable stay
perfect above the garage studio apartment with all the amenities needed for our family of four
the unit had a huge flat screen tv that we enjoyed watching netflix movies on
he was so resourceful and responsive too the location kitchen and bathroom amenities and the bed were perfect
Cleanliness:
clean and lots of quaint touches along the apartment
the unit was sparkling clean and i could smell the cleanliness as we entered the stairwell
everything was clean and the neighborhood was quiet
apartment was super clean
the house was clean and just as pictured
Host:
thank you for being an outstanding host
hosts are wonderful and so accommodating
hosts were responsive to questions quickly and made the stay very welcoming
thank you for hosting us
this was the only issue the host was on hand to answer any questions we had
Location:
the location was great
cute place very close to the bay
great location near mission bay
great location close to a park for the children
great place in great location
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3. A quiet cottage at Pacific Beach (from USD 136)

You will enjoy a relaxed and peaceful vacation in Mission Bay, as this accommodation is located in the quiet neighborhood of Crown Point Shores, just one block from Mission Bay. The accommodation is a cottage that provides one bed and one bathroom for three persons. Feel free to access all the facilities inside, including the fully equipped kitchen and the dining area. Coffee and tea are provided for free, as a compliment.

Pacific Beach Guest House With Garage and A/C
San Diego, California, United States
172 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the deck is the perfect place to have breakfast while taking in the crisp san diego air
a/c was helpful in september
this apartment in la jolla was perfect
we particularly enjoyed our private deck and having access to the laundry
fans in every room were great too
Cleanliness:
clean and well appointed
clean and fresh linen and towels
very clean and well appointed
exceptionally clean and accurately described property
clean with convenient check in
Host:
gina was a great host
the owners really take pride as hosts
host is friendly and responsive
the host was attentive to every detail and very helpful
the hosts were great left us alone but very responsive if we needed something
Location:
great location in crown point
the location is perfect and close to restaurants and the walking path along the bay
a good central location for exploring san diego
cute guest house in a great location in pacific beach
the location was key for attending a conference at paradise point
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4. A bungalow by the bay

This bungalow is one of the most spacious bungalows available for rent in the Mission Bay area. Offering three beds and one bathroom, it makes a comfortable place to stay for up to six persons. You can enjoy the backyard by having a BBQ or relaxing in the jacuzzi. The kitchen is retro in style but equipped with modern appliances so that you can prepare your own meals whenever you want.

When you want to relax, you can make use of the living room, that boasts a large, flatscreen TV, indoor fireplace and the best views of Sail Bay. You won’t need to step outside to enjoy the sunset when you can get the privilege from the living room.

Bungalow by the Bay Sunsets & Sails
San Diego, California, United States
72 reviews
Entire house 0 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great breeze no need for air conditioning
i love that the refrigerator is stocked with condiments and the kitchen with staples
parking bikes hot tub cool kitchen comfortable beds washer and drier great view of bay and sunsets
the cottage is inviting and comfortable
comfortable beds with lots of pillows
Cleanliness:
very clean comfortable and well appointed
it was super clean and very relaxing
house is very clean and lovely
the place is very nicely furnished and clean
the place is wonderful and super clean
Host:
terri was a gracious host
terri was wonderfully helpful throughout our stay
very responsive and the home was perfect
also terri was a gracious host always quick to respond to any questions we had
terri is a great host and blazingly responsive to questions and communiques
Location:
the location is excellent
great location and darling house
location was great rooms were spacious
amazing house location and host
terri’s place is awesome great location
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5. A huge beach studio (from USD 125)

You may want to consider booking this huge beach studio because it has everything you need for a pleasant stay in Mission Bay. The studio features a Cali-King mattress and a large cozy couch so that four persons in total can stay here. The studio also offers two beach cruiser bikes and two beach chairs with umbrella, for you to sit back, relax and enjoy your life.

Both the living room and the kitchen are fully equipped with necessary facilities. You can find an L-shaped couch and an LCD TV with Netflix and HBO in the living room. Feel free to use all the stainless appliances, utensils and crockery available in the kitchen.

Huge Beachy Studio. Steps2Bay +AC +Bikes (Hanalei)
San Diego, California, United States
197 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch were very comfortable and the fan at night was great
i highly recommend crown point coffee for coffee and breakfast as well as bayside landing for lunch/dinner
california king bed was so comfortable as was the sectional couch
coffee shop round the corner is great too as well as the breakfast spot
the space is large and comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean and homey
it was clean and quiet
space was very clean as we hoped
the place was very clean and cozy
the place was clean and quiet
Host:
hosts were very responsive and helpful
they were very accommodating i would definitely stay here again
enjoy you stay in this great unit and with this great host
amazing place and great communication with the hosts highly recommend
very informative so comfortable i can’t say enough good things about this airbnb
Location:
great location across from beach
absolutely amazing location and even better place
great place location was a short 5 minute walk to the bay
great place and fantastic location
the place was amazing super close to everywhere
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6. An ultramodern apartment (from USD 299)

Indulge in a perfect vacation as you stay and enjoy your beautiful days at this apartment that features ultramodern facilities and amenities. It is a pleasant experience when you get to smell the ocean air, feel the ocean breeze and enjoy your coffee in the morning. You can enjoy a barbecue in the evening before you go to sleep with a happy stomach. Facilities that are offered include three spacious bedrooms, two modern bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and wireless internet. And, you can visit the ocean anytime you want to as the only thing keeping you from embracing the ocean is a short distance.

MB 3BR sleeps 14 steps to sand-Ultra Modern w/AC
San Diego, California, United States
324 reviews
Entire condominium 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good beds and cool ac
kitchen very well equipped and coffee pot worked great
the shower outside is one of my favorite amenities and it was the perfect temp
there are tons of towels and bedding a tv in each room and great amenities all around
the apartment itself is beautiful and has nice amenities
Cleanliness:
it was also clean and spacious
the unit was very clean and had lots of nice touches we weren't expecting
the apartment itself was clean comfortable and spacious
the house was clean and perfect for our stay
unit was clean and beds were very very comfortable
Host:
beautiful home & great host
the hosts were accommodating and easy to communicate with
they were welcoming and responsive while giving us our privacy
thanks for being awonderful host
hosts provide great instructions for everything you need
Location:
nice place close to everything
great place close to beach
great location - close to everything we needed
nice location in a practical house
great location very basic apartment
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7. Lovely home for your perfect holiday retreat (from USD 415)

Who doesn’t want a perfect holiday retreat in Mission Bay? Maybe you are traveling with your family or friends and, of course, you want it to be perfect. The perfect holiday retreat can happen if you book this contemporary family home for up to eight persons. The huge house comes with eight beds, two bathrooms and a fully fitted kitchen.

There is a spacious living room in which to gather, chat and do fun activities together. You can also have fun in the rear garden, equipped with seating area, BBQ and children’s playhouse. Enjoy al fresco dining on the attached covered porch.

Family Getaway in a Roomy and Relaxing House with Bay Views
San Diego, California, United States
77 reviews
Entire house 7 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the view from the room over of the garage
the beds were extremely comfortable and we enjoyed taking the bicycles out for a ride
this was an excellent house and amazingly comfortable for 7 guests (and room for more)
the beds were big and comfortable
the kitchen was great and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
it was lovely and clean with plenty of fresh towels and linen
very clean and bright and comfortable
perfect incredibly clean and well appointed
we loved the house very clean and had everything you could want for a vacation trip
inside is very clean and modern with a great kitchen space and living area
Host:
the owner and property manager were very responsive
brenda was a great host
brenda was a great host
brenda is a wonderful host
thank you so much for being a joyous host :-)
Location:
really good location of the house
the location is great for beach lovers
good location and very quite
great house wonderful location close to beach
great location 10min from the airport and 2 minutes from sea world
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8. An adorable beach house with a private patio (from USD 210)

Soak up the salt air and absorb all the sunshine as you stay at this adorable house that is located just steps away from the beach. There is nothing stopping you from sunbathing on the sand or unwinding in the private patio. You can also relax in the living room after a day out on the beach. The house itself comes with two bedrooms to accommodate six people. In addition, you can also enjoy the one bathroom and one kitchen available.

Adorable Beach House with a Private Patio
San Diego, California, United States
190 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen amenities and thoughtful hosts
this place has all the amenities of home comfy beds and it’s super stylish
the kitchen was really easy to figure out
house looked just like the pictures and beds felt like we slept on clouds
this might be our issue as my son is pretty picky to sleep bed and dining environment
Cleanliness:
a quiet clean well furnished property
amazing place very clean and stylish
super clean and spotless thank you :)
very stylish and clean
the place was clean and has everything you need
Host:
spencer was an amazing host
spencer was the best host we could have
great hosts would recommend
spencer was a great host responded quickly and very helpful
spencer is also very responsive
Location:
safe location close to everything
the location was great
great location in a quiet neighborhood very close to the bay
great location just a few minutes from sea world
great location and lovely space
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9. An oasis for you to relax (from USD 159)

Everything you need to make you feel comfortable is provided at this house. You will have your own bedroom with a bed that ensures a good rest at night. Other facilities include a bathroom, a fully supplied kitchen with complimentary coffee, a dining table, a private outdoor patio for you to unwind and two new beach cruisers.

Crown Point Beach Oasis- 2 blocks to the Bay!
San Diego, California, United States
71 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
many amenities like coffee and tea make the place cozy and comfy
the sleeping situation was unbeatable with fresh sheets and a mattress so comfortable we slept soundly all night
the cottage is beautifully appointed comfortable and relaxing
great hosts and thoughtful amenities—they definitely go the extra mile to make guests welcome and comfortable
the kitchen is well-equipped and the bed is really comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean and very spacious
this is a clean comfortable and quiet home
the house is very spacious clean and well equipped
so clean comfortable and great amenities
it was spotless tastefully decorated and so comfortable
Host:
they are super friendly and made us feel at home
they were outstanding hosts and we would definitely stay here again
as hosts they were welcoming offering great recommendations
trish and brad are wonderful host
brad and trish are wonderful hosts making sure we had everything we needed
Location:
the location is awesome
we felt safe and it close to everything
the place and location were just perfect
i also liked that the neighborhood is quiet and close to the bay
the apartment/house is in the best possible location quiet but close to the bay beaches
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10. Affordable accommodation close to local attractions

Settle into a cozy accommodation that comes with a private bedroom and bathroom, located a mere 5-minute drive away from Old Town and Seaworld. The accommodation is great for travelers who are looking for an affordable and convenient stay in San Diego. You will also be provided with free WiFi connection, flat-screen TV in every room, as well as free access to the living space, kitchen, and jacuzzi in the backyard. Bed linens, towels, bed sheets, and shampoo will also be provided for you.

INDEPENDENT SMALL ROOM Gaslamp/Seaworld
San Diego, California, United States
709 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they offer a fan in the room as well which was much appreciated
the backyard was charming with comfortable patio seating and the hot tub was fantastic with very strong jets
cozy private bed and bath in the back yard really relaxed vibes
great bed tidy bathroom easy parking and a lovely back patio complete with a nice hot tub
not a problem at first we saw two fans for our use
Cleanliness:
clean cozy and easily accessed
very clean and comfortable room
everything was clean
small private space and very clean
very comfy and clean place
Host:
great host & place
host extremely helpful & courteous
host was kind and pleasant
tanja is a great host
amazing hosts very friendly kind and helpful
Location:
great location close to everything
the location is perfect
great little spot close to everything
located in a great location in the middle between the beaches and downtown
great location close to everything we wanted
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11. Lovely studio in the heart of the Pacific Beach (from USD 94)

This lovely studio is ready to provide guests with a cozy stay. Best recommended to sleep up to two guests at a time, the studio apartment is ideal for couples or solo travelers who are looking for a simple stay in town. You are also free to use the beach cruisers, kayaks, and paddle boards throughout your stay here. Due to its strategic location in the heart of the Pacific Beach, you will also find easy access to the beach and the bay, all within walking distance. The host lives nearby and can be easily contactable via phone or message.

Pacific Beach Studio ⛱ Kayaks Bikes & SUP Boards
San Diego, California, United States
353 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
iron / ironing board standing fan heater etc all made for a relaxing comfortable stay
there was even a heating blanket in the closet as well as a standing fan and heater
great wifi reception nice touches like bicycles and kayaks for your use
morning coffee a comfortable bed and easy check-in/checkout sweetened the deal
the bed was comfortable and it was nice having a large tv with cable and netflix
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
everything was impeccably clean
amazing stay super clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean cute and very comfortable
the apartment itself was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
highly recommend and the host was very polite and quick to respond
luis was a great host i would stay at his properties again
he was a great host and very quick to respond to any of my messages
amazing host and superb studio perfect location if you're trying to visit the bars along pacific beach
lastly luis was super responsive and easy to work with
Location:
great location not a far drive to gaslamp
excellent location near the bay
great location close to downtown pb
awesome location a short walk to bay and quick drive to beach
great location and super easy checkin
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12. Modern and spacious bungalow with stunning views (from USD 82)

This great home away from home is a spacious one-bedroom house with a queen bedroom and a sofabed in the living room. There is comfy seating, an indoor fireplace, and a flat-screen TV for guests to use. There is a dining area and a kitchen where guests can prepare their meals. Basic cookware and electric appliances for whipping up a feast are available, as well as a latte machine. Enjoy waiting for sunsets on the patio area with a gorgeous view of the mountains. The property is close to popular local attractions like Sea World, Ocean Beach, and Old Town for those keen on exploring the area and beyond.

Spacious apartment with patio in Overlook Heights
San Diego, California, United States
60 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were able to lounge around comfortably the beds (including the sleeper sofa) were very comfortable
the drawers being labeled within the place was very thoughtful and made the stay comfortable
the apartment was great and the wash/dryer machine was a great help
great and clean apartment with a huge terrace and grill that you can use at any time
the space was perfect and comfortable including the bed
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy space
a very clean and well thought out apartment
the place is very clean and comfortable
it is very clean and beds are very comfortable
it was clean private & very organized
Host:
quick response and warm welcome from host
she and her husband were great hosts
the hosts were very kind and helpful
lovely place and nice owners i recommand
the host had great tips on local restaurants and markets
Location:
the location is perfect from shopping to beach
super adorable and close to everything in san diego
location was great too as it felt central to all parts of san diego and the surrounding area
so many fun things to do within walking and or a close drive
staying at cristal's place made our trip to san diego very enjoyable
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13. A studio one block from the beach

A fantastic southern California vacation starts right here at this studio. The owner provides two bikes that you can use to explore the beautiful city. The studio itself is equipped with one bed and one bathroom, suitable for couples and solo travelers. Basic cooking facilities are also at your disposal. Also, feel free to use the wireless internet and watch the TV with Netflix.

Sail Bay Studio, one block from the beach
38 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

14. A fresh and new room for two

A fresh and new room is available for rent if you are a solo traveler or traveling with your partner. The room is all yours, it is private and has a mini fridge, double locking window, and a Samsung TV. Feel free to use the kitchen and the bathroom (shared with owner). Free coffee is served in the morning as a compliment. You can also use the Keurig coffee machine if you want.

Fresh & New Room 1 block to BEAUTIFUL SAIL BAY!
34 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

15. A private, modern room for two

Enjoy your privacy and come and go as you please through your own private entrance at this accommodation. This is a private room for two and what makes it awesome is that it is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and it opens onto a beautiful patio that makes a perfect spot for relaxation. As a guest in this house, you will not have access to the kitchen. But, there are plenty of restaurants and cafes just around the corner.

Beautiful Private Entrance Room + Bath Mini-Suite
San Diego, California, United States
179 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a large patio space outside the room which we enjoyed evening meals and breakfasts in
i found the room extremely quiet with well behaved children and was not disturbed in any way
comfortable bed fairly safe area and uber/lyft's are easy to get
the bed was super comfortable we slept great
it is a quiet neighborhood with nice rooms
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
super clean and cozy space
the room was clean and cozy
very clean and spacious room for two people
the room was clean and stylish
Host:
marina was a great host
great host and great room
marina was a fantastic host
she was a great host and made sure we had everything we needed
marina is a great host who helps in any way she can
Location:
the location is great 5 minute uber ride to every location
very close to the bay and local attractions
it was the perfect location
great location just above mission bay
excellent location accessible to many key places
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Looking for the most pleasurable stay in Mission Bay? Choose an Airbnb vacation rental

After reading through the vacation rentals listed above, you’ll notice that they are all in great locations and provide superb amenities to cater to all your needs. So, if you are looking for the most pleasurable stay in Mission Bay, book one of these Airbnb vacation rentals, right away!

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