Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Papillion, Nebraska - Updated 2024

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With its position just 20 minutes outside of downtown Omaha and 45 minutes from the state capital of Lincoln, the town of Papillion is a great place to base yourself if you wish to explore this corner of Nebraska. And with the wider area’s mix of hiking trails, sites exploring the great western migrations of the 19th century and America’s more recent history in the space race, there are all manner of attractions to entertain and interest visitors. These are some of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in which to base yourself when exploring Papillion and the wider area.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 16, 2024.

1. Private studio in historic setting in Omaha (from USD 60)

This cosy studio in nearby Omaha is an ideal base for couples or solo travellers looking to explore the local area. Located above the host’s early 20th century home, the property boasts its own private entrance, allowing guests to come and go whenever they require. It is also located near a number of local attractions, including the popular Henry Doorly Zoo, which is home to the world’s largest indoor rainforest. The property itself comes with a wide range of modern amenities, including free WiFi.

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Omaha, Nebraska, United States
15.01 km (9.4 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
581 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable the ac was running great the vintage bathtub was so relaxing
there was a heat wave and they supplied an extra fan
hosts were very kind to provide extra ac and fans during the heat wave
it’s a small place but definitely not too small very roomy and comfortable
kerry's room above the garage was perfect
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and charming space
clean and safe
nice and clean with so much privacy
clean easy access and perfect for my 1 night stay
kerry’s place was cozy and clean
Host:
host is super
the hosts were thoughtful and communicative
kerry was a wonderful host
kerry is an amazing host
kerry was a great host would highly recommend
Location:
the location is great
the location is also great
close to many interesting attractions in omaha
great location - comfortable and quiet
wonderful place and great location
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2. Private double bedroom off the 370 Highway (from USD 100)

Set in a peaceful neighbourhood close to the 370 Highway in the south of Papillion, this private double-bedroom is perfect for those with their own vehicle who wish to explore the area by car. It is also close to two parks on foot —including Walnut Creek Lake— should you wish to spend a little time walking on your holiday. It is also close to the CHI Health Midlands Hospital, should you need to stay in the area to visit relatives or have work there. Guests enjoy access to the host’s kitchen and WiFi. There’s also free on-site parking.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
64 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ellen prepared breakfasts for us bacon sausage farm fresh eggs pastries orange juice and lots of coffee
Cleanliness:
very clean house and a great stay overall
the room was very clean and pleasant
ellen's house is clean with good beds
it was quiet comfortable and clean
her home is clean comfortable and quiet we felt very much at home
Host:
ellen was a great host
our hosts were kind flexible and generous
she was very responsive and always available
ellen and pebbles are fantastic hosts
ellen was a fantastic and understanding host i'd definitely stay in her lovely home again
Location:
it’s a great place to stay
great place to stay no issues
her house is in a very quiet and beautiful neighborhood and is easy to find
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3. One-bedroom basement suite with bathroom and kitchenette

This one-bedroom basement suite is perfect for couples or solo travellers. Apart from its own private entrance, it comes with a bathroom and kitchenette, so you’re not lacking the essentials, even when you’re staying in the basement. It is set on the southern fringe of Papillion, but within close proximity to the Shadow Lake shopping mall, which has a number of restaurants should you wish to eat out rather than make use of the property’s kitchen facilities. It is also near Walnut Creek Lake and its paths. Guests have access to WiFi and free on-site parking.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
3.54 km (2.2 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
158 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable the amenities were incredible and sally was very hospitable
it had a full kitchen wonderful sectional sofa and a very comfortable bed
the apartment was clean and had all the amenities that you could want
the basement space is extremely comfortable and well appointed with a private entrance
sally's place is spacious with a generous living area a well-stocked kitchenette a dining table and tv/sound system
Cleanliness:
super clean and very comfy
it’s clean and roomy
it was very clean homey & comfortable
a clean quiet comfortable place to stay
this place is very clean very homey feeling
Host:
sally & wade were very gracious hosts
sally is a wonderful host
host was gracious and lovely to meet
hosts were very welcoming and great to visit with
sally is a good communicator and a reliable host
Location:
great location in a lovely neighborhood
access is easy and very close to a mall and stores
it’s a great location
it’s close to our loved ones and yet our own private get away
sally’s place was the perfect location for my visit
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4. Bird's Nest hideaway in downtown Papillion (from USD 45)

Located on the lower level of the host’s Papillion home, this separate flat boasts its own private entrance and driveway, which means that you’ll be able to come and go as you feel during your stay. Its queen-size bed means it will appeal to couples and solo travellers in particular, but two additional sofa beds increases its capacity to four people. The property is also situated near a couple of parks, and Papillion Creek. Its position in the quiet downtown also places it within easy reach of food and shops.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
3.64 km (2.3 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
244 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a sweet little downstairs apartment
Cleanliness:
very clean would stay again
very clean comfortable and quaint
it was very clean and had everything we needed
super quiet and clean
this house was nise and clean
Host:
kathy was a great host
you will find her to be a thoughtful and kind host
kathy is a very thoughtful and gracious host
dogs were super friendly
kathy is a great host the apartment has everything you need and is in a excellent location
Location:
wonderful cozy house everything we needed in the house and lots of stores close by
kathy was a fantastic hostess great location and value
quiet place close to downtown omaha good hospitality
kathy’s place is great clean private located near a very cute downtown area
this was close to downtown and was a great place to recharge after a day of sightseeing
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5. Four-bedroom, five-bath house on golf course

Golfing fans will be in their element at this house in Papillion, which is actually located at a course’s 14th fairway. And it won’t just be fans of golf that this property is likely to appeal to; its four bedrooms can sleep up to eight guests, making it a real contender for families or large groups wishing to explore the local area. Naturally, the size of the property means it comes with the modern conveniences you would expect, including a kitchen, WiFi access, cable TV, and more. There’s also free parking for those who plan on using their own transport. What’s more, the hot tub is sure to prove tempting at the end of a busy but rewarding day sightseeing.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
3.55 km (2.3 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
42 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had plenty of room and were very comfortable
the outdoor entertaining space was great and there were plenty of room for entertaining indoors as well
there was more than enough room for our group of 10 people to stay comfortably
Cleanliness:
liz's house is magnificent with the decoration of modern contemporary art and the house is clean and tidy
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6. Highland hideaway in Ralston (from USD 85)

Set in Ralston, to the immediate north of La Vista and Papillion, this flat is well-placed for access to the heart of Omaha but is located away from the hustle and bustle of the centre. There are also a number of parks within easy walking reach, including Oak Park with its mix of 50 different tree species. This one-bedroom flat is also Ideal for couples or solo travellers, and could even be an option for small families thanks to the availability of an air mattress and couch, which increases the accommodation to five people, if needed. The property also comes with outdoor seating area, kitchen facilities, and a whole range of amenities.

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Ralston, Nebraska, United States
7.92 km (5.0 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
265 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the patio and the living room area
we cooked we lounged we watched tv we sat on the patio and enjoyed the beautiful trees
what a wonderful place to stay there were beautiful decorations in every room
we did laundry and enjoyed our breakfast and coffee here wish can stay longer
place is huge living room with fireplace and flatscreen tv and 2 couches
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and comfortable
it was clean spacious and stylish
clean cute and quiet
it was clean and the house was nice and roomy
the space you stay in is super clean and well decorated
Host:
jacki was absolutely a wonderful host
jacki was a great host
jacki is very responsive to our questions and needs
jacki was an amazing host who provided great suggestions for things to do in town
she is very welcoming and very attentive
Location:
location was easy to get to
very roomy well appointed house super cute and central to everything
great neighborhood next to a park and walking distance to ralston arena and a few restaurants
the home is located next to a lovely wooded park
neighborhood was nice and quiet
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7. Private suite, just south of Omaha

This private basement suite near Omaha is a great option for those on a budget, scoring highly among past guests for its value for money. It comes with a double-bedroom, making it ideal for couples, although up to four people can be accommodated. It also comes with a full bathroom with a shower/tub, free WiFi, and other amenities. It is also situated near the UNOmaha campus, making this an ideal option if you’re working or studying there. There’s also a mini fridge, and guests may be able to use the host’s kitchen on request, although there are also a number of restaurants nearby.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
5.96 km (3.7 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
139 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely outstanding cool stylish space excellent amenities and very private and comfortable
everything is in good working order - tv mini fridge light switches bathroom fixtures etc
bedroom bathroom and living space were convenient and easily accessible
bathroom and kitchen also perfect
- the bed and pillows were incredibly comfortable
Cleanliness:
great space very clean and comfortable
this place is clean and very comfortable
clean and comfortable to the max
the suite is very clean and spacious
the 3-room suite was super clean and spacious
Host:
highly recommend this airbnb host
megan was a gracious host
the hosts are extremely gracious
when the owner's show that they care i take extra care of their property also
megan was helpful and quick to answer any questions
Location:
very tastefully decorated and comfortable basement location
great location with plenty of places in walking distance cute and fun space with thoughtful touches
megan has a great place in a nice location
great hosts the location is excellent and conviently located to anything you would need in the area
perfect location and access to papillion and offutt afb
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8. Guest bedroom in private Papillion home

If you wish to base yourself in Papillion itself, then this private double-bedroom home will be a good option. Set in a quiet neighbourhood in the town, it also lies close to a number of restaurants and shops, as well as parks and a hiking and biking trail — so outdoors fans take note. Guests also enjoy access to the host’s kitchen, laundry facilities, family room and back yard. There’s also WiFi access —perfect for planning your day’s itinerary on your smartphone or tablet— and free on-site parking. Previous guests praised the friendliness of the host and also gave it top marks for value, location and cleanliness.

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Papillion, Nebraska, United States
4.75 km (3.0 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
34 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
jerry keeps his home clean and welcoming
room and bathroom were impeccably clean yet felt homey
the house was perfect very clean easy to find
place was clean had great amenities big back yard for my dog and jerry always responded quickly
it is very clean and we got a great night’s sleep on the very comfortable bed
Host:
jerry was a wonderful host
jerry was an excellent host
jerry was the perfect gentleman host
jerry is an awesome host
jerry was a kind and courteous host
Location:
the location was easy to find and to get around
i would definitely recommend staying here if you are looking for a place to stay near omaha
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9. Private two-bedroom property in La Vista with full kitchen space

Located just to the north of Papillion in neighbouring La Vista, this private two-bedroom basement property is perfect for small families and can accommodate up to six people at a push between its two double-beds and a large pit couch. It comes with a massive 72-inch TV, which is ideal for entertaining the family on rainy days, and a full kitchen for cooking up meals. There’s also WiFi and laundry facilities, as well as other amenities. Past guests were full of praise for this “home-from-home” and they were also fond of the nice neighbourhood.

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5.14 km (3.2 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
13 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 6 Guests

10. Private double-bedroom in cottage-style home

A warm welcome awaits those guests who opt for a stay in this private room in Papillion. The hosts have drawn praise from previous guests for their hospitality, which even extends to a welcome packet on the double-bed and freshly-baked cinnamon rolls. The room itself, which would suit couples or solo travellers, includes an adjacent private bath. There is also off-street parking, which is ideal for those using a car to explore Nebraska. Guests have access to the host’s living room, TV and WiFi, and are also invited to join them for breakfast.

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4.13 km (2.6 mi) from Walnut Creek Recreation Area
4 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

There's sure to be an Airbnb to suit you

Whatever brings you to this corner of Nebraska, there are Airbnb vacation rentals to suit your individual needs, whether you’re a solo traveller, plan on a couple’s retreat or are part of a large family.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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