7 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tampa, Florida - Updated 2021

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Found at the core of Florida’s varying landscapes and not too far from the state’s dazzling array of amusement parks, Tampa has a quaint charm of its own. There’s something here for everyone, from the hipster teen and hardcore partygoer, to even your hip grandmother. Immerse yourself in the rich local culture with a wide array of festivals, suitable for both the timid and adventurous.

And if you’re wondering where to stay in Tampa, Airbnb has plenty of options for you. Experience Tampa for yourself by booking a weekend stay near some of the favourite tourist spots. Check out these seven Airbnbs in Tampa, Florida for your weekend trip.

1. Boho beach vibes: apartment by downtown Tampa (from USD 200)

Draped by heavy hanging curtains, the summer rays filter into a soft light that illuminates the apartment with a natural glow. Accommodating up to 5 people, this comfortable apartment will make you feel as though you’re living in an idyllic dream, with all the modern facilities included. Explore the huge wraparound balcony upstairs. With a stunning view of the surrounding buildings, enjoy a lazy afternoon with a book in hand as the clouds pass leisurely above you. This is one of the best Tampa vacation rentals if you want to stay within walking distance of the downtown area. Shop till you drop with affordable bargain stores and exquisite boutiques, or get a drink at some of the liveliest bar hangouts while waiting for your friend to be done with their retail therapy. After a hot shower, unwind in the minimally aesthetic rooms. Fall asleep in comfort with the soft queen-sized beds on oak bed frames, and recharge ready for another day of exploring tomorrow.

Downtown Tampa 2br Apartment
Tampa, Florida, United States
20 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the pool and balcony
apartment was as pictured in the photos very comfortable
we enjoyed the balcony pool gym and that it was a secured building
the apartment was very modern with great amenities and great location close to several attractions
the beds were so comfortable- best night sleep we had in a long time
it was very neat and clean and felt like home to us
ali was a great host
ali and anna were very responsive to all my requests
would highly recommend the condo and the host
the place is near all the good restaurants and couple of minutes from downtown tampa
ali's place was stunning and perfectly located
the location was great for making day trips to surrounding attractions
it was the perfect location to everything we were doing downtown
what a wonderful apartment and the location could not have been more convenient for us
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2. The great Floridian escape in North Tampa (from 55 USD)

Take a short drive from the airport, and you will find yourself near a quaint little apartment surrounded by curious peacocks roaming around the area. With a private pool encased by glass, take a relaxing dip after your long flight while admiring the clear blue skies, or indulge in a spa in the evening, hot tub style. Talk to the friendly host, Garrett, and he will tell you all about the must-see places in this neighbourhood. Busch Gardens, which is one of the top theme parks and amusement parks in Tampa, is just a short 20-minute drive away. After screaming your lungs out at the various rides and attractions, rest up in this simply furnished room with plummy hues woven into the intricate baroque-styled sheets.

The Floridian Escape

Area: North Tampa

Price: from 55 USD

Number of Guests: 2

3. Tranquil riverfront apartment in the heart of Tampa

Listen to the sweet songs of nature’s creation in the morning, and laugh over nostalgic stories under the dazzling array of stars when night falls. If you’re looking for seclusion and privacy, then this is one of the most ideal rentals in Tampa, FL for that purpose. With accommodation for up to 3 people, plan for a soothing getaway at this little piece of heaven hidden from the prying eyes of others. The spacious outdoor pool beckons you over, with its clear waters inviting you to wash off the summer’s heat. Rent a canoe from the hosts and drift down the river on slower days, just appreciating the scenic stillness of the gently swaying trees and cool summer breeze. If you’re lucky, you may spot an alligator or two! Minutes away from this serene escape is the popular Tampa Aquarium. If you’d like to interact with your favourite sea creatures, be sure to join the immersive dive programmes, where you’ll get to swim with the fish. If swimming isn’t your forte, then check out the Penguins: Backstage Pass programme, where guests get to hang out with penguins on a personal level. Who doesn’t love a cute, cuddly penguin?

Listen to the river sing sweet song
Tampa, Florida, United States
177 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and river views were an added bonus
a beautiful breakfast and awesome coffee
melissa makes a very good breakfast :)
plenty of towels a blow dryer and amenities and a super comfy bed with great pillows
nearby popular breakfast place called 3 coins
spacious clean and private
the house is very clean and cozy
the bedroom was clean and well decorated
the room was super clean and very comfortable
the room was clean comfortable and nicely decorated
pleasant hosts who made us feel welcomed
incredibly lovely home with generous and fun hosts
they are the most amazing and lovely hosts with great hospitality
lovely first airbnb experience hosts were welcoming and offered great restaurant suggestions
very charming place with great hosts
the location was perfect
the area is so close to good eating spots and minutes away from ybor city
i highly recommend this location to anyone visiting tampa
beautiful and tranquil location only 13 minutes from downtown tampa
visited the taco bus for some good eats per jamie's recommendation
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4. Cosy room surrounded by nature in South Tampa (from USD 40)

Stay comfortably in this homely loft built in 1890s, renovated into a chic and modern double-storey estate. Surrounded by other historic homes, explore the area to find similar gems lying in plain sight. Accommodating up to 2 people, snuggle up on the comfy queen-sized beds with personal touches from the hosts in the form of plush animals laid out for you to cuddle with. Join the friendly hosts, Lauren and family, for dinner in the shared living room, or take a short afternoon siesta by the outdoor hammocks under the shade of surrounding palm trees. If you’re bored of staying in the house, rent a bike from Lauren and cycle down to Bayshore Boulevard, a waterfront road popular among cyclists for its wide bike lanes and amazing views. If you’d like to meet man’s best friend, drive down to Picnic Island Park, just 5 minutes away, where you can take a peaceful stroll along the pier, or hang out with pups on the dog beach. Alternatively, drive the same amount of time up to Tampa Bay, where you can visit Dinosaur World. Filled with fossils from the past and various dinosaurs standing majestically and tall, you’re bound to take home something new with this trip. Check out this short video about the various attractions available at Dinosaur World!

Spacious room in South Tampa!
Tampa, Florida, United States
18 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice room with a comfortable bed i have my private closet and bathroom
the bedroom was large and comfortable
lots of room bathroom was equipped with everything a gal could need and the bed was comfortable
very clean and comfortable home
the room was clean comfortable and quiet
lauren's house was very clean
both room and bathroom were very clean and that's very important to me
the room was big comfortable and clean as like the bathroom
lauren was a great host
lauren and jared were great hosts
lauren and jared were great hosts
lauren and her husband were very generous hosts
she and he husband were very friendly and welcoming to me
the location is great
great space in a great location
quiet neighborhood so i slept very well
cool peoples great quiet room in awesome location cool dogs and friendly to my kids
peaceful neighborhood and close to what south tampa has to offer
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5. Relaxing tango in the treehouse (from USD 91)

Feeling sentimental? Have a swinging good time in this house for rent in Tampa that was built in 1925, with access to your own personal treehouse enveloped by the fresh greenery all around you. If outdoor adventures aren’t your thing, burrow yourself in the fall-themed bedrooms on the second floor. Fully air-conditioned with plenty of extra towels and blankets for if you get cold, you may not even want to get out of your bed in the morning! Grab a freshly baked empanada from the nearby Cuban Bakery, or cook up your own feast in the kitchen packed with all the utensils you will need. Either way, you’ll be spoilt for choices with the variety of yummy restaurants and diners available in this area!

Tree House Bungalow Historic Dis
Tampa, Florida, United States
192 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great internet and cable tv
we did however use the sofa that pulled out into a bed so it worked out perfectly
the second floor apartment has the feel of a tree house and comfortable casual decor
enjoyed sleeping on the swing bed on the porch
didn't use the treehouse bed as it was 90+ degrees but it looked cool
awesome clean and lovely house
wonderfully clean plenty of towels and linens and the beds were excellent
comfortable and clean
the house is clean beautiful and comfortable
very clean and quaint with lots of character
rebecca was a great host
the host is great - was able to answer questions really quickly
a great place and the host was very gracious
great place to stay very nice host
rebecca is very welcoming and responsive to any requests and issues
excellent location close by everything
great location in the middle of town
central location which was good
great location - interesting and pretty neighborhood
the neighborhood is a nice area close to a river
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6. Fully furnished private studio (from USD 41)

Located in a quiet and safe neighborhood, this private studio unit is perfect for business and solo travelers as well as couples. In this well-furnished suite, you will get a comfortable bed, a living area, closet space, a cozy dining area, a kitchenette, and a well-equipped bathroom. Ideally suitable for two guests, the host provides a futon that can accommodate a child under 15 years, making this an Airbnb suitable for small families as well. A small yard with seating is perfect for enjoying some fresh air. The studio offers easy access to a supermarket, a gas station and other amenities. Zoo Tampa is just 8.5 mi (13.6 km) away.

Davenport Dream Suit
Tampa, Florida, United States
228 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great bathroom amenities complimentary bottled water and even packaged ice in the freezer
wifi was good while we worked remote for two weeks
a beautiful space very comfortable a true bargain
bathroom and shower were amazing bed was very comfortable still plenty of space for luggage and things
the kitchenette is very useful and there is even a table to eat at
super clean & nice space
the place was clean and spacious
bathroom is very clean and updated
very nice and clean little room
crockery and cutlery perfectly cleaned excellent fabrics of towels and sheets
yulaine was a very gracious host
great place and super helpful host
yulaine is a great host who is very attentive
very communicative host and an amazing apartment set up
yulaine is an attentive host and has a beautiful place
cute quaint private & good location
perfect location for everything that i needed
very safe area and close to everything
her neighborhood is quiet nice and centrally located to so many places in the tampa bay area
excellent place to stay if you are visiting busch gardens
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7. Open-concept studio with a large backyard (from USD 37)

During your vacation in Tampa, book a stay at this pet-friendly studio in one of the city’s most happening neighborhoods, Seminole Heights. The open-concept layout of the studio has a comfy bed, a dining area, a seating area, a well-equipped kitchen and a modern bathroom. Guests also have access to a large backyard and two bikes. Amazing cafes, restaurants and bars are at a walking distance from this studio.

Enjoy Tampa's Hippest Neighborhood
Tampa, Florida, United States
274 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was better than expected spacious and cool with a new a/c
we loved the bicycles and the opportunity to sit outside for breakfast/dinner
the tootsie pops on the table are a nice touch
i had a pleasant stay the room is cozy and there are plenty of dishware and utensils for cooking
i loved having the full kitchen which even had oil and a few spices
very clean and private place
the place was sparkling clean upon arrival complete with fresh clean towels and sheets
place was nice and clean
the space was very clean and cozy with fun little personal touches
it was very clean and we got everything we needed
kind responsive and professional hosts
the hosts are very nice people and very helpful
great space and friendly host
our hosts were friendly and checked to make sure everything was going well
great place and great host
good location for everything
great location close to the stadium
great location close to the airport and in a fun neighborhood
the location was perfect for our needs close to everything
it is a cute neighborhood with a quick walk to starbucks
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An adventure for everyone

Downtown Tampa, Florida
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Clément Bardot used under CC BY-SA 4.0

With a diverse selection of activities in Tampa, there’s bound to be something up your alley, whether you want some thrills or to chill. Although not family-friendly, these Airbnb accommodations still have plenty of space for you to snuggle up with your partner or besties. And whether you’re looking for spacious houses or apartments near Tampa, Florida, Airbnb has you covered! Staying closer to the attractions you’re interested in saves on transport time as well, and you can spend those precious moments re-connecting with your inner self and those close to you.

Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Tampa, Florida

1. Which is the best pet-friendly Airbnb in Tampa?

Very few Airbnbs in Tampa are pet-friendly. If you are visiting Tampa with your furry friend, then the best Airbnb option for you would be this open-concept studio with a large backyard.

2. Which is the best Airbnb with a spa in Tampa?

Not many Airbnbs in Tampa have a spa. But if you are keen on staying at a property that provides access to one, then your best option would be this great Floridian escape in North Tampa.

3. Which Airbnb in Tampa is good for families?

Several Airbnbs in Tampa are good for family stays. If you are traveling to Tampa with a small child, your best Airbnb option would be this fully furnished private studio.

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