The 10 Most Unique Airbnbs In Colorado, USA - Updated 2024

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Colorado is classified as a Mountain State, with about half of its land area in the Rocky Mountains. The state is home to picturesque hills, plateaus, and plains, and its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage draw adventurous travelers and great backpackers. Colorado is an ideal tourist destination as it offers countless things to do and places to visit year-round. It is also a spectacular location for a serene nature retreat, far from the hustle and bustle of highly urbanized cities. Some worthy attractions to visit are Rocky Mountain National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Garden of the Gods, and Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. If you ever find yourself drawn to the allure of nature, check out this list of the most unique Airbnbs in Colorado, 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 28, 2024.

1. Wonder Haus in Pagosa Springs (from USD 350)

If you are looking for a unique cabin-in-the-woods experience, Wonder Haus will give you that kind of ambiance with a unique twist. Set on a 7-acre (2.8-hectare) property surrounded by the San Juan National Forest, it is the ideal destination for those looking for some alone time. This home boasts of beautiful architecture espoused with a dedication to sustainability and comfort. It also provides essential amenities, including accommodations and entertainment for families, a dependable security system, a workspace, and Wi-Fi access.

Wonder Haus can provide shelter to eight guests. They have two “almost typical” bedrooms containing queen beds and walk-out patios, plus two loft bunk rooms with four twin beds. The standout feature of this property is the observation tower, perfect for a magical night of star-gazing. This tower also has lounge beds and one full-sized bed.

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado, United States
311.1 km (193.4 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Earthen home 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
every chair is extremely comfortable and napable
there are lots of sleeping spaces to choose from and all are comfortable
even with freezing temps outside the passive water heating kept the house at a comfortable temp
the fireplace and dinner table are great gathering points
it comfortable fit a party of 8 and was such a fun accommodation for our kids
friendly hosts as well
adrian was very helpful with my questions before we arrived
unique one of kind home
adrian was super responsive and helpful when messaging
they were open excited for us and kind
really cool house in a great location
truly a remarkable and unique stay in a beautiful location
i highly recommend this location
amazing location - feels very secluded/private but actually so close to town which is incredibly convenient
the location is close to the grocery store and several of our favorite places to eat in pagosa
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2. Treehouse on a ranch in Larkspur (from USD 100)

This dry treehouse on a ranch showcases the unbeatable natural beauty of Colorado, integrated with modern comfort and streamlined interiors. It features a private furnished deck with a grill and a fire pit. The floor area may be relatively small, but the cozy rustic interior and nature-inspired decorations add to the overall magical quality of the property, ensuring a memorable stay in Larkspur.

You may also enjoy activities on the ranch, such as Horseback Riding Lessons, Swing Dance Classes, Cooking Classes, and Ranch Hand for a Day.

Larkspur, Colorado, United States
19.21 km (12.0 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
119 reviews   Wifi Available
Treehouse 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i enjoyed using the cast iron skillet on the grill burner
the wifi is easy to access
the mattress and sheets were very comfortable
i loved the feel of the place with nature inspired decorations lights and artificial fireplace heater
overall a very comfortable stay with an experience of nature but without the discomforts of outhouse style bathrooms
the place was very clean
the toilet was clean and works shower had warm water
cozy treehouse very clean & well supplied
they left clean towels blankets even tooth brushes and make up remover
the hosts were very friendly and welcoming
however phillip was a very responsive host and took care of all our questions
great fast friendly service
philip was a great host and was quick to respond to any concerns we had
philip was a great host - always replayed fast
the location is wonderful and as advertised
amazing treehouse we really enjoyed our time as a family in this unique and one-of-a-kind location
i would definitely come back again and recommend to anyone to visit this place
we had an amazing time at the treehouse such a unique and magical place
the treehouse is perfect location is amazing and the whole experience is one of a kind
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3. The Hellena in Denver (from USD 549)

This majestic converted 1930’s church is a showstopper with its sky-high ceilings, giant windows, and overall stylish décor, perfect for a luxurious stay in the heart of Denver. Its spacious interior makes it an excellent choice for families and large groups. You’ll find two beautiful master suites, a fabulous kitchen, and a roomy living area. There’s even a tiny house within the church that boasts another bedroom and bathroom.

The property is ideally situated in a great neighborhood and is within walking distance from shops and restaurants. Parking is free around the premises, as well.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
48.14 km (30.0 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
309 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Castle 7 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms were comfortable and the space was thoughtfully designed
this was a great stay lots of room to spread out cool architecture and walkable amenities
the best thing was probably the fully stocked kitchen
the living room area is also huge with a remote controlled fireplace
beds were super comfy and plenty of room for our party to spread out
everything was very clean and the mattresses firm
awesome place - very clean great location and perfect for our work retreat with a few colleagues
the accommodations were truly once in a lifetime experiences and the host was more than accommodating
the place is one of a kind and the owners were very responsive to all our needs
danny and christy were super helpful and responsive to any questions we had
he checked in with us to be sure everything was fine and was very attentive
danny and christy were great hosts
location was perfectly located for us
the location is perfectly situated in the city
the neighborhood is centrally located and there are great restaurants within walking distance
beautiful unique place in a great location
on a positive note it is a very cool place and in a good location in denver
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4. Little Red Treehouse in Lyons (from USD 250)

The Little Red Treehouse is the realization of your cute and magical romantic getaway. It has all the necessities for a laid-back and intimate vacation. With one bedroom, a pull-down Murphy bed for two, a fairy loft, and a bathroom, this custom treehouse can accommodate two people who can have the entire place to themselves. WiFi is available, as well.

A vast lawn graces the front of the treehouse, with a swing and a picnic area. Sip your coffee or cold drink by the patio, listen to the chorus of natural sounds, and enjoy the expansive view of the plains and mountains over the south.

Aside from the existing amenities offered by the place, you will also have easy access to the town center, local rivers, and even to the Riverbend and Lion’s Crest wedding venues. Romantic does not even begin to describe it!

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Lyons, Colorado, United States
109.3 km (68.0 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
605 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Treehouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful amenities and cozy nooks
view from bed is beautiful
bedding is comfortable and the views are amazing
the treehouse is gorgeous and very comfortable with lots of amenities
the treehouse is amazing and has a full range of amenities carefully tucked into a cozy space
so adorable clean and cozy
very clean with incredible attention to detail
very clean efficient and clever layout
the inside of the treehouse was extremely clean and so cozy
fun treehouse with everything you need very cozy and clean
leam and sharon were lovely hosts
he was a most gracious host
leam was a wonderful host
they thought if everything and were lovely hosts
liam was a fantastic host and provided excellent local recommendations
super cute space & a great location
super cute space and fun location
great little place in a perfect location
great restaurants and bars within walking distance
awesome place to stay a night and walking distance to local breakfast places
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5. The Earthship in Boulder (from USD 300)

Not only does this handcrafted architectural beauty boast of its breathtaking views of the Sugarloaf mountain and its undisturbed privacy and solitude, but The Earthship also prides itself in its sustainability, made possible through its meticulous design. This cob house is graced with two indoor gardens, an elaborate water supply system, a solar water heater, and natural ventilation to keep the earthy home cozy throughout the year.

The Earthship can host up to four people in its bedrooms and provides essential amenities such as a smart lock for security, a dedicated workspace, and Wi-Fi access. Other features include a patio, a spacious backyard, a hot tub, a barbecue area, and nearby ski lifts.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
97.28 km (60.5 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
227 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Earthen home 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were impressed with how well the wifi worked
well equipped kitchen sink in beds all put together very creatively
everything was clean and comfortable
house was clean serene and everything we were hoping for booking this earthship
perfect clean place for a beautiful trip in isolation we will for sure be back
staying at the earth home was truly a one of a kind experience
it is well worth the money and the host is extremely accommodating
amazing one of a kind house/ experience
vladimir was very responsive to make our check-in easy
great view great garden and great host that last half mile is wild though don’t underestimate it
we were captivated by this special place
it’s so well designed and the location is breathtaking
beautiful place with indoor garden
this place is like heaven on earth
vladimir’s place will not disappoint
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6. Rooftop River House in Glenwood Springs

This 420-friendly waterfront earth house in Glenwood Springs features a one-of-a-kind grass rooftop overlooking a stunning view of the Colorado River and mountains, which you can equally enjoy through the sunroom early in the morning with a fresh cup of coffee. Its chic interior is an eye-catching mesh of elegant, traditional, rustic, and art deco style. There are two en-suite bedrooms, plus additional beds in the den to accommodate up to even guests.

There is also an array of fun outdoor activities awaiting you. Enjoy fishing and rafting by the river, hike or bike at the Glenwood Canyon Recreational Trail, and stroll by the Community Garden.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado, United States
221.38 km (137.6 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
53 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Earthen home 3 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a full-stock kitchen including some fun spices
everything was clean in the house
very clean and easy check it i highly recomend this place
the host was good with communication and even left us a little gift
the location was also amazing
nice house amazing location and overall awesome stay
this place was in a great location right on the river and only 7 minutes from downtown glenwood
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7. Cliff Yurt in Creede (from USD 199)

Immerse deep in the beautiful wilderness of Creede, Colorado, in the shelter of Cliff Yurt. The yurt offers a modest dwelling with back-to-basic features reminiscent of an actual camping-in-the-wilderness experience. You can hike, explore local landmarks, and enjoy your vacation in seclusion and privacy.

Amenities include a firepit, an unlimited supply of firewood, kitchen essentials, and lots of card and board games. Propane is also provided for the oven/ range, barbecue grill, and fire pit. In addition, there’s a smaller yurt attached with a shower stall and composting toilet.

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Creede, Colorado, United States
247.81 km (154.0 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
296 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very secluded amazing views very comfortable
ample space stocked kitchen gorgeous wood burning stove incredibly comfortable bed an amazing composting toilet
bed was super comfy
the road is steep and narrow in spots so be comfortable with having to back up if needed
it was clean functional and cozy
the yurt is clean comfortable and well-stocked
we were impressed with how clean the yurt was on our arrival
great host quick response time extremely friendly
mark was a wonderful host and has thought of everything
mark is an amazing host
the yurt is truly a magical place mark was helpful and responsive with directions and accommodations
mark was a great host and easy to communicate with
beautiful location with great scenery really close to creede while feeling remote
amazing trip and amazing location
beautiful location with the surrounding aspens changing
pretty close to town which is also very cute would definitely recommend this spot to any adventure
a great place to get away and unplug
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8. The Moose Haven in Walden (from USD 105)

This remote cabin is the perfect place for travelers who want to escape the clamor of the city and go off-grid for a while. Be one with nature in its peaceful and back-to-basic features, and enjoy simple and elaborate outdoor activities alike. You can try exploring the great trails throughout the day and gather around the fire pit, grill, or star-gaze at night.

The Moose Haven boasts breathtaking views and teeming wildlife, and beloved pets are warmly welcome to enjoy the vast open fields, as well.

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Walden, Colorado, United States
214.37 km (133.3 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
629 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cabin was immaculate and so adorably cozy
beautiful view and such a cute cozy cabin loved it all
the bathroom was truly lovely for a compost toilet
the cabin was clean and well stocked with all the essentials
the cabin is cozy clean private and a fresh place to relax
the separate shower house was great to get clean after a day of hiking and biking
the host was so lovely and helpful
deb was an amazing and accommodating host
the hosts were incredibly helpful even bringing us a lantern when we forgot to let the solar charge
the right mix of “roughing it” and luxury with great hosts
plus we met the klepto fox this time such a wonderful place to spend a few days
the moose haven cabin was an amazing place to stay
it's such a gorgeous place and we definitely hope to come back sometime soon
a wonderful place to stay and unwind from the city
this place is the perfect weekend getaway if you’re looking to get off the grid
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9. The Mothership Dome in Crestone (from USD 100)

Staying at The Mothership Dome will be a unique and wonderful experience especially for travelers with a taste for the unusual. Its magnificent structure and remote location are optimal for observing the sunset and the stars. The place also welcomes pets for a fee.

Perfect for a large group of travelers, its open and spacious interior can host up to nine guests with multiple sleeping arrangements, a large, functional kitchen, a dedicated workspace, and a spacious bathroom with a hot shower.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
175.52 km (109.1 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
449 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 7 Beds 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no tv or internet so definitely bring your favorite book or board game
a ton of room and beautiful views
no wifi but good service in the area
very cool property star-gazing was amazing; clean quiet space
we had a wonderful experience the dome was clean bed was comfortable and environment was great
it's cozy warm and clean
host was very responsive
mike was a very nice host and greeted us upon our arrival
the owner built up a very cool compound
mike was a quick and responsive communicator
the host was very nice and helpful definitely recommend this place
the location was even better
beautiful secluded location in a very interesting town
it was a good distance away from the sand dunes national park
also close enough to sand dunes and interesting plot of land to explore
beautiful location and the dome was amazing
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10. The Delightful Dome in Crestone (from USD 190)

A unique vacation is waiting for you at The Delighful Dome in Crestone. Its soothing and nurturing atmosphere is perfect for the revival of your spiritual energy. Meditate, hike, and visit nearby sightseeing spots such as the dunes and the hot springs. It also boasts stunning views of open forests, provides a serene, comfortable ambiance, and renders a cozy shelter furnished with everything you could want, including a full kitchen, laundry facilities, a radiant heating system, and WiFi access.

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Crestone, Colorado, United States
171.28 km (106.5 mi) from Castlewood Canyon State Park
445 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Dome 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's unique cozy and has great views of the mountains
everything about the space and home was incredibly peaceful serene and cozy
it's a cozy place and they've thought about everything necessary for a great stay
comfortable bed quiet space
it was impeccably clean and open
it was clean and there was plenty of space
well equipped well thought through clean great communication
the dome was beautiful and clean and in such a beautiful area
clean peaceful welcoming space to relax
great place and great host
the host is super responsive thoughtful in detail and kind
thank you for hosting us
the hosts were excellent with communication
will definitely have to come back great host :)
this listing perfectly describes the place
it was about an hour from the great sand dunes and close to the center of town
this is the perfect place to get away from the busy life and relax
secluded yet close to some nice cafes and hikes
absolutely amazing such a unique cozy place to get away from it all
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Delight in serenity, privacy and breathtaking beauty in Colorado

There is something for everyone in Colorado. Whether you are here for an adventure or a quiet retreat, the beautiful scenery and a taste of life in the great outdoors will guarantee you a one-of-a-kind experience and pleasant memories. Try and stay in one of these unique Airbnbs and add it to your list of unforgettable getaways.

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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