Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Yantai, China

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Elena
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In the northeastern Shandong province, the city of Yantai is a beautiful seaside spot where you can get beautiful views of land and sea and experience the varying cultures within China. The island of Zhifu right in the area features artifacts from the Neolithic period, an inspiring and humbling site to see. A wine-producing region, be sure to try some of the drinks in the area or head over to the Changyu Wine Culture Museum. And if you happen to be there during the various holidays or festivals, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere where you’ll get the best cultural experience. So check out these Airbnb vacation rentals below for places to stay in Yantai!

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 February 02, 2024.

1. Hostel room next to Yantai University

This cutely decorated hostel is right next to Yantai University and not far from the waterfront either, making for two totally different but great activities to do during the day! Go just up the street to the Jiashike Shopping Mall for some food or relax at Phoenix Mountain Park just 10 minutes away! Gather in the common areas and kitchen and make some new friends with travelers and backpackers, or relax in the room, whatever you end up doing, it’s a great budget option to start exploring Yantai

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Yantai, Shandong, China
48 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in hostel 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

2. Private room with bathroom

Right next to the beach, this private room for two is a great place for a couple, or a single traveller! It includes a private bathroom, as well as a shared washing machine, and kitchen, where you can use the condiments for a small fee as well! You’ll have a great hostess who can guide you to the fish markets, the best hikes, and who also owns a small dog for the animal-lovers out there! With many supermarkets as well as farmer’s markets, you can live like the locals in this pretty residential district still close to all the fun!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
42 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
very nice host had a great time there in yuexin's (website hidden by airbnb) no doubt recommend to other guests
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3. Cozy sea-view apartment with kittens

This super cozy apartment in the center of the city also happens to be right next to the coastline! With a wonderful view of the sea from the three windows, the private apartment for two includes a full kitchen, computer, and washing machine for utmost convenience. There will be a couple cats living with the apartment, which is perfect for cat lovers, and is right next to bus stops for you to get to places such as the ChangYu Wine Culture Museum and Yantaishan Scenic Area!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
24 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

4. Budget accommodation in a hostel

For those of you looking for the budget options in the city, this hostel right next to Yantai University is a great place to kick off your stay. The room houses a total of 12 guests in bunk beds and features shared TV, internet, and occasional dinner barbecues! Be sure to go visit the Jiashike Shopping mall or the Phoenix Mountain Park, both within walking distance, or catch a bus right outside the building to the beach or to explore the rest of the town.

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Yantai, Shandong, China
49 reviews   Wifi Available
Shared room in hostel 12 Beds 12 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

5. Small but practical apartment

This private apartment for two is small, but includes all you could need for a short stay in Yantai! With a kitchen, you can cook all the fresh seafood that the city is known for, and you’ll have amenities such as an air conditioner for the hot summer days, WiFi access, and a washing machine. Just a bit outside the city, it has the advantage of being right next to the coast, where you’ll also have views of Yantai Mountain and easy access to attractions such as Moon Bay and Dong Fortress.

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54 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

6. Private room in B&B

A perfect stay for couples or solo adventurers, this private room in a B&B will provide you all the comfort you could need. With free WiFi, a shared kitchen, and even a reading room, it’s a great place to relax in. Just a 30-minute bus ride away from the sea, you can easily access the beach every day, or you can transport yourself to various tourist locations such as the Yantai museum and Nanshan Park!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
27 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
the host was super hospitable and she made me feel like home
sue is super helpful and is willing to help you with whatever you need
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7. Private room just outside the city

This private room for two is just outside the city, but in an extremely comfortable location and a great environment to take a break from all the sightseeing from the daytime! One of the unique shared spaces in this house is a Japanese-style tatami hut! The house is located near the Agricultural University, which is worth a visit, as well as multiple bus lines and high-speed rail stations for day trips or getting around the rest of the city!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
6 reviews  
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

8. Mid-size minimalist style private apartment

This private apartment is ideal for a family or group of friends! The two-bedroom place accommodates up to four people and is clean and sleek, conforming to the ever popular and picturesque minimalist design. You’ll also have a living room with a TV for some relaxing nights or days as well as all the shower amenities you would need. The apartment is super close to Yantai Unversity but also in close proximity to the coast for the spectacular views. And of course, don’t forget places like the Multicolored Cultural Square and New World Department Store!

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9 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

9. Ocean view guest house

You can’t go wrong with an apartment right across the road from the water! You’ll get a beautiful ocean view from the bedroom fitting up to two guests. The private apartment is small but cozy and located in a high-end residential area in a quieter place but still close to shopping and food! Visit the Fisherman’s Wharf, take walks along the water, or take the bus somewhere else in the city, it’s all made simple with this apartment!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
79 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Beautiful private loft

This beautiful and bright private loft in the Laishan District is full of light and jovial colors, a clean and comfortable welcome to the city of Yantai. It accommodates up to three people, with two beds, a full kitchen, and a beautiful city view! Your hosts can give great recommendations on where to go and what to eat, or you can explore yourself, wandering the downstairs Zhenhua district or Baolong City Square!

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Yantai, Shandong, China
41 reviews  
Entire loft 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Your trip to Yantai starts here

One of the highlights of Shandong and the rest of China, Yantai is a beautiful coastal city with much to explore in food, culture, natural wonders, and universities! Be sure to check out the Airbnb vacation rentals above to kick start your vacation planning!

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Elena Aguirre is a travel writer with Trip101 and a student at UC Berkeley. In the past she has worked on technical, marketing, and creative writing. Favorite pastimes include traveling (of...Read more

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