Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In North Park, San Diego, USA - Updated 2024

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San Diego is located in Southern California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the biggest cities in the U.S. and is well-known for its lively North Park neighborhood. San Diego’s weather makes it an ideal tourist destination. The San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, Sea World San Diego, and the lovely beaches attract many tourists, each year. Many fine restaurants, serving an array of cuisine, are located in North Park, however, the city’s close proximity to the Mexican border makes it an ideal place for those wanting to relish authentic Mexican food. San Diego is also known as “America’s Craft Beer Capital” and tourists can take tours of the microbreweries and get a chance to taste the craft beer of the region. For great accommodation, scroll down for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in North Park, San Diego, USA.

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 15, 2024.

1. Historic cottage in North Park (from USD 100)

Constructed in 1929, this place for rent in North Park, San Diego, is a beautiful cottage. Best suited for a family of four, the one-bedroom rental has a queen-sized bed that ensures a good night’s rest. A crib and high chair are also parked inside for infants and toddlers. Guests can make use of the internet connection that is furnished inside to stay in touch with folks back home. A well-equipped kitchen lies at your disposal should you want to fix meals when hunger strikes.

The cottage has a patio and garden where guests can spend a relaxing afternoon with a book and a cup of tea while soaking up the sun and making barbeques on the outdoor grill.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.34 km (1.5 mi) from Balboa Park
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy comfy cottage enjoyed walking to breweries and spending time in downtown north park
new bathroom linens would have been great
you have everything you need to be comfortable we would 100% recommend this place and stay again
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable little cottage
the rooms were sparkling clean and comfortable
the place was clean and fully furnished
peaceful clean updated accommodations
super quiet and super clean
Host:
great place great host
bungalow was awesome hosts were wonderful and very accommodating
the host was friendly gracious and helpful we would stay here again in a heartbeat
patricia was friendly and accommodating to our arrival time
highly recommend this property (and the hosts ) for families (we were travelling with a 5 and 3 yo)
Location:
the location is wonderful
perfect location in north park
its the perfect location
great location walkable to downtown north park
awesome stay in a great location
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2. Modern Airbnb house with a kitchen (from USD 91)

Situated near the happening shops, restaurants, and pubs in North Park and yet away from the hubbub, this Airbnb home offers a relaxing stay.

This family-friendly rental has clean and spacious rooms that are furnished with aesthetic decor, elegant upholstery, and warm lighting. Modern amenities include a high-definition TV, air conditioning, heaters, and a high-speed internet connection. You will also find a functional kitchen that has everything you might need for preparing meals. If you are not up for cooking, you can head to the nearby Buona Forchetta for delicious Italian cuisine.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.02 km (1.3 mi) from Balboa Park
508 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater & bidet in the bathroom were also greatly appreciated
i loved the little nook for the main bed and the heater in the bathroom
the place is cozy and exactly as advertised and t & c are responsive and generous hosts
great stay apartment was just as described
the guest house is small but quaint and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and private
it was immaculately clean and there were many little touches
the unit was clean and everything auctioned properly
the space was clean gorgeous and better than expected
very clean cozy and many thoughtful details and amenities
Host:
appreciated the recommendations from the host :)
hosts reached out to suggest local highlights- very thoughtful great stay would definitely book again
christina & tylor are great host they provided us with all the information and had excellent restaurant recommendations
the owners are very communicative and left clear and easy to follow check in instructions
exactly how it was described place was close to everything and the hosts were so friendly and amazing
Location:
good location restaurants in walkable distance
the location is fantastic
it’s located in a nice neighborhood within walking distance of lots of interesting restaurants
close to a lot of good places and not far from downtown
the location was excellent - very safe ample parking and close proximity to good restaurants and balboa park
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3. Newly remodeled guesthouse in the heart of North Park (from USD 99)

This centrally located apartment in North Park, San Diego, can accommodate two guests and has a double bed with a clean, attached bathroom. Wi-Fi, cable TV, an iron, a hairdryer, coffee maker and mini refrigerator are available to guests. The property has a chaise lounge seating area, making it the ideal relaxation spot for guests.

Popular San Diego fine dining restaurants, such as the Smoking Goat, Urban Solace, Carnitas Shack and Alexander’s are located nearby. Craft beer enthusiasts can also visit a few of the breweries in the region. Restaurants, shops and a bakery are also at a short distance from the property. Smoking is not allowed on the property and you cannot bring your pet. Guests also cannot host events or parties during their stay.

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San Diego, California, United States
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Balboa Park
480 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is a dream and the patio is an absolute treat
the shower was great the bed was comfortable and the closet space was helpful
very clean very comfortable cute cottage in the perfect neighborhood tons of restaurants coffee shops and bars close by
the stay was comfortable and provides value for money
the patio outside is really nice and the entrance is quite chic the apartment offers everything you need
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and organized
very clean cozy organized guesthouse
room was clean and just as described
the space was sparkling clean and well decorated
the place was cozy clean and stylish
Host:
they were very responsive to questions
thanks for being great hosts
mark and chad were wonderful hosts
mark and chad were great hosts
they were great host with good communication
Location:
the location is perfect and close to everything
we loved the location
loved it such a cute place in a great location
this house is located at a great place
the neighborhood was cute and quiet and walking distance to alot of restaurants
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4. Remodeled studio in a quiet neighborhood (from USD 1800)

The studio is located in a quiet area of North Park but still close to the urban community. The rental is suitable for two guests and has a double bed and an attached bathroom. The open kitchen has a mini refrigerator, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker and dishes, so you can prepare your own meals. Wi-Fi access, an iron and a hairdryer are also available in the studio.

Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo are 10 minutes away. Coronado Beach and downtown are also about 15 minutes from the property. Several restaurants and shops are located nearby. The rental has a no smoking and no pets rule and it is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.57 km (1.6 mi) from Balboa Park
303 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities for throwing together a quick breakfast and coffee/tea
great studio apartment in a great location with thoughtful basic amenities like water coffee tea and shampoo
a cozy quiet studio with great amenities
very responsive host and most of the furnishings were comfortable
everything looks new with a comfortabel bed and nice decoration
Cleanliness:
super clean and highly recommend
everything was clean
studio was clean cozy and quiet
clean large bed and very affordable for san diego
this studio is very clean quiet and comfortable
Host:
the hosts were super kind and accessible
greg was a wonderful host
directions and key retrieval were fairly complicated so i recommend reading the directions from the hosts well
responsive and accommodating hosts make everything easy
very great host the studio was cozy and nicely remodeled
Location:
location is very good being very close to balboa park
location is perfect near north park very close to everywhere worth visiting
cute place very close to everything we wanted to do
many cute little shops and bars within walking distance
close to a lot of wonderful things
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5. Cozy, private studio in North Park (from USD 75)

The property is located in the Morley Field District of North Park. The studio’s rooms for rent in North Park, San Diego, are suitable for two guests. It has a double bed and a clean bathroom and is located on the upper floor of a two-story building. Guests have access to a private entrance, which means they can come and go at their leisure. The open kitchen has a two-burner hotplate, coffee maker, refrigerator, pots, pans, and dishes, for guests to prepare their own meals. Other amenities, such as Wi-Fi, a TV, an iron, and a hairdryer are also available.

A patio with wicker chairs offers a great view of the surroundings. The room has a no-smoking policy and the property is not suitable for pets or children under 12 years. The airport is about a 10-minute drive from the studio. Balboa Park, bars, restaurants, and shops are located nearby.

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San Diego, California, United States
1.44 km (0.9 mi) from Balboa Park
838 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
bed was perfect kitchen perfect and as well as the bathroom
Cleanliness:
just as advertised — cozy clean and comfortable
extremely clean and peaceful place
it was really clean and airy
it’s clean tidy and comfortable
it was clean and cozy as described
Host:
the people were very friendly
the owners were very kind and accommodating
host is super nice and provided detailed instructions
he was hospitable and was gracious enough to extend my stay when i was running behind
wolf was a communicative host and we enjoyed the cosy bed and bedding
Location:
very cute place very good location
cozy spot located in lovely neighborhood near balboa park
cute place in a great neighbourhood
very cute place in a great neighborhood
great location- safe quiet close to restaurants etc
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6. A private studio with a garden (from USD 75)

Nestled just minutes away from coffee shops and Balboa Park, this private studio offers cozy accommodation for solo travelers or couples who would like to enjoy a relaxed and tranquil stay. Enjoy complete privacy, as this studio has its own private entrance. You will love the garden that will please your eyes and calm your mind and soul anytime you feel like unwinding.

Open the large double doors and you will find yourself on a spacious deck, on which you can relax over a glass of wine at night and enjoy some stargazing. A kitchen is provided, along with one bedroom and one bathroom.

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San Diego, California, United States
1.31 km (0.9 mi) from Balboa Park
951 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was perfect for two who didn’t plan on doing more than sleeping and eating breakfast there
very cozy and cute with all the necessary amenities and instructions for navigating around
the studio was as described and perfect for myself though could be easily comfortable with one additional person
the space is comfortable for one or two people
the double bed was very comfortable
Cleanliness:
everything was great and clean
the studio was very clean cozy and well decorated
private clean and decorated adorably
super comfy clean private
perfect spot really clean comfortable would stay again
Host:
also the host was very helpful
the contact with the host was easy and their personal design & touches throughout the spaces was appreciated
neat touches and cool hosts
wolf was quick in his responses and helpful in his recommendations
the place is wonderful centrally located and the hosts were lovely to deal with
Location:
super cute place in a great location
super cute place great location
it's located in an excellent historic neighborhood close to restaurants
great location in north park and very cute studio
great stay perfect location - walking distance from north park dining and shopping
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7. Nice room in North Park

The accommodation has a bedroom with a double bed that can sleep two guests. You will have to share the bathroom, living room and the dining area with other travelers. Breakfast is not provided but you can prepare your food in the kitchen. Wi-Fi, a TV, washer and dryer are also available on the property. Bars, restaurants and shops are located at a short walking distance from the Airbnb rental. Balboa Park is also situated nearby.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.5 km (1.6 mi) from Balboa Park
170 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the coffee maker on the kitchen counter was great
house guests were friendly and respected privacy wifi is throughout the house and the tv worked fine
i loved the art and decor in the apartment and there was a comfortable chill vibe
it’s a perfect sized room for two & was fun having the bengal kitties roaming around
but please consider that it can get really warm in the room
Cleanliness:
very clean as well
beautiful clean and quiet
it was clean and super stylish
the place was clean nice and comfortable
great place to stay very private clean and quiet
Host:
great host and great place
the host are very very nice and friendly
afik is a great host cool vibe
arik was a great host
otherwise great place and great host
Location:
great location conveniently located near north park
this is super close to balboa park
amazing place and perfect location
great place in a great location
location is great within walking distance of northpark's best restaurants cafes and bars
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8. Cottage in the heart of North Park

The newly-remodeled cottage is located very close to the center of North Park. It has a private entrance and can accommodate three guests. The bedroom has a double bed that can accommodate two people and the third guest can sleep on the comfortable couch. The kitchen has a stove, oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster and dishes if you wish to prepare your own food. The 500 square foot (46.5 square meter) patio is great for relaxing, as it includes a firepit and outdoor furniture. Guests also have access to the home’s amenities, such as Wi-Fi, cable TV, an iron and a hairdryer.

The rental is a short walk to the popular restaurants, bars and shops of San Diego. The zoo, beach and Balboa Park are also located nearby. The cottage has a no smoking policy. It is not suitable for pets and guests cannot host parties or events at the accommodation.

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2.11 km (1.4 mi) from Balboa Park
96 reviews  
Entire house 1 Bed 3 Guests

9. Private master bedroom and bath

Located in the heart of North Park, this accommodation is suitable for four guests. The room has a comfortable queen bed and a double bed is also available in the living room. Guests have to share the bathroom and the living room. The shared kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, coffee maker, pots, pans and dishes, to make your stay comfortable. Other amenities, such as a washer, dryer, Wi-Fi, TV and indoor fireplace are also at hand.

A short walk will take you to restaurants, bars, breweries and shops. A no smoking and no pets rule applies to the property.

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2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Balboa Park
67 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Cozy bedroom near downtown with private bathroom

The apartment is located in a safe, residential neighborhood near downtown San Diego. The cozy room accommodates two and has a double bed that sleeps two people. A private toilet is attached to the bedroom and guests also have access to a full bathroom. You can use the shared living room and the kitchen that includes basics such as a stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator, and pots and pans, to prepare your own meals. Wi-Fi, an iron and a hairdryer are also available at the property. If you wish to bring your own car, free street parking is available.

The rental has a no smoking policy and pets are not allowed. Coffee shops, restaurants, bars, a microbrewery and a grocery store are located within walking distance. The zoo, Balboa Park, museums and beaches are also nearby.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.38 km (1.5 mi) from Balboa Park
630 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

11. Vintage room in the center of North Park

The property is located in the heart of North Park and it can accommodate two guests. The bedroom has a double bed and guests will have to share the bathroom. You can relax on the comfortable couches in the shared living room and prepare food in the fully-functional shared kitchen.

The Airbnb is only a couple of blocks from shops, microbreweries, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and museums. The San Diego Zoo, Sea World, San Diego Harbor and the Convention Center are also nearby. The San Diego airport is only 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the rental. The property has a no smoking policy. The room is ideal for those on a budget or for those attending a concert at the Observatory.

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San Diego, California, United States
1.99 km (1.3 mi) from Balboa Park
148 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a little hot at night but the fan helped
two pillows per guest and a plus for me a fan in the room for white noise
the bed was super comfortable and we slept really well
our stay was very comfortable and quiet
Cleanliness:
clean and nice space
super clean and comfy
everything was clean and comfortable
bathroom and bedroom was clean
it's a very nice and clean room and in the house is a sweet little dog
Host:
very kind & nice host
the host is so nice
cynthia and andre were delightful hosts
she is a gracious and hospitable host
cynthia and andre are great hosts
Location:
great location in north park
the location was good
good location in north park
the location is great for exploring the north park neighborhood
great place and perfect location
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12. Vintage room in central San Diego

This room is centrally located in San Diego. It has a queen bed and guests have to share the bathroom, spacious living room with comfortable couches and the kitchen. The kitchen has a stove, oven, toaster and utensils, that can help you in cooking food. Smoking is not allowed on the property and the rental is not suitable for pets. Hosting parties and events are also not allowed in the accommodation.

Several shops, restaurants, bars and microbreweries are located nearby. The Convention Center is 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) away and the San Diego airport is about 5 miles (8 kilometers). San Diego Harbor, Petco Park, beaches, museums and the zoo are also nearly.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.09 km (1.3 mi) from Balboa Park
161 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome shower and well stocked with amenities like shampoo and towels
nice furnishings and comfy bed i slept like a rock
bed was comfortable and facing the front yard which had a cool cactus garden
it got hot so i was glad i chose the room with the ac unit
the guest room was comfortable and had extra toiletries for use
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and as advertised
the space was clean and beautiful
quiet clean and comfortable place
house very big and clean
great location friendly and responsive hostess clean space cute dog
Host:
cynthia and andre were wonderful hosts
cynthia & andre were fantastic hosts
lovely home great place outstanding host
cynthia and andre were great hosts
thank you all for being great hosts
Location:
great location in north park
great location with lots within walking distance
very accommodating cute house in a great location
super close to north park restaurants
plus great location and friendly ambience
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13. Two-story, Spanish-style guesthouse

This Airbnb rental is located in a quiet and beautiful neighborhood of North Park. The two-story guesthouse can accommodate four people. It has a bedroom with a double bed that sleeps two and a sofa bed that sleeps another two guests. You will have to share a bathroom, a living room and the kitchen, with all essentials to prepare food. The rental is ideal for two couples or a family with kids, as it also has a highchair, baby bath and children’s books and toys. The rooftop patio is an added bonus, providing guests with great views of the sunset and the night sky.

The property is close to restaurants and shops. A no smoking and no pets policy applies to the rental. You also cannot host events or parties here.

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San Diego, California, United States
2.23 km (1.4 mi) from Balboa Park
748 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was spotless offered wifi and in a very safe location/nice part of town
the bed is amazingly comfortable adorable neighborhood and many great places to eat
easy and comfortable unit on a quiet street
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean and quiet
a clean apartment with everything you need
communication with ian was prompt and informative and the house perfectly clean and tidy
very nice and thoughtful guest/ clean and stylish house
place was overall clean and a great spot
Host:
ian was a great host
the host was very easy to communicate with
ian was an amazing host
great hospitality from the hosts they greeted us when we arrived
our host was incredibly responsive helpful and accommodating
Location:
nice central location too
amazing location as well
loved the location in north park
the location is perfect and everything seemed 15 min away
amazing location next to many great local attractions
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San Diego - America's craft beer capital

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego’s weather makes it a popular tourist destination. A visit to the city is incomplete without a trip to the lively North Park neighborhood and its microbreweries, famed for their craft beer. An array of restaurants, serving various international cuisine, are located in the city but the close proximity of San Diego to the Mexican border makes it ideal for those who want to try authentic Mexican food. Animal lovers can visit the San Diego Zoo, which houses more than 3,700 animals.

For accommodation, there are plenty of great hotels in the area. The beach houses for rent in San Diego are perfect for those who love the sun, sand, and sea. And if you are one who prefers a homier stay, you will find an abundance of comfy Airbnbs and Vrbo vacation rentals as well.

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