10 Most Unique Airbnbs To Stay In Houston, Texas - Updated 2023

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Houston is a major city in Texas and is also the most populated metropolis in the state. It is known as “Space City” because it is home to Johnson Space Center. While you are here, you can visit some of the top attractions in the city, which include Space Center Houston, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Check out Bayou Place if you want to explore the local dining scene as well as entertainment spots. Visiting anytime soon and looking for a great place to call home? Check out the most unique Airbnbs to stay in Houston, Texas.

1. Unique A-frame tiny house with kitchen (from USD 90)

This wonderful A-frame home can comfortably take in a maximum of three guests, featuring one bedroom with a queen bed and one bathroom. Its blue and white interiors are delightful and pleasing to the eyes. The living area is a great spot to hang out as it comes with a plush sofa bed and a large TV for indoor entertainment.

With high-speed WiFi on the premises, you can easily keep up with work and update your socials. There is a barbecue grill and cozy outdoor seating amenities on the property for an intimate dinner.

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Houston, Texas, United States
2.33 km (1.5 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
243 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
it was very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and a great place to stay
wish the yard furniture had been cleaned so it could be used
great little place to stay cute little house that is perfect for a couple
great place to you’ll love it it’s very unique and you’ll feel very comfortable…
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2. School bus motorhome with kitchen (from USD 94)

This unique accommodation was once a school bus but has been converted into an elegant space that can sleep up to five people. It features one spacious bedroom with three comfortable beds and one modern bathroom with hot water and complimentary toiletries.

Featuring a fully stocked kitchen, the rental allows guests to prepare their favorite meals while on vacation. There is an air conditioner to keep you cool on warm days. Outside, there is a seating area where you can savor a glass of wine while you admire the quiet surroundings.

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Houston, Texas, United States
13.51 km (8.4 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
29 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Camper/RV 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the interior of the school bus was well designed and extremely comfortable
super clean and a fun stay in a cozy space
the place was lovely very clean and my kids and wife loved it
farina was helpful flexible and quick with responses for anything needed
there are 2 smart tvs on the bus
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3. Spacious vintage motorhome with kitchen (from USD 87)

This vintage motorhome is suitable for couples and small groups. It comes with a full-size king bed, ensuring guests a good night’s rest. There is an airy living room that boasts a soft modern couch that can be used as an extra sleeping space.

With a private entrance, you’ll surely feel safe and secure throughout your stay. The bathroom is compact but has a shower, a sink, and a toilet for your convenience. You can stay entertained while indoors by watching a show on the large flat-screen TV.

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Houston, Texas, United States
6.6 km (4.1 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
160 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Camper/RV 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we felt very safe and comfortable leaving valuables on the property
the place was clean and super cute
the place was stylish spotless and very thoughtfully appointed
hosts were great place was clean and had a nice style to it
awesome place clean and definitely a cool place to stay with a nice space outside with a hammock
the hosts did an amazing job with the decor and it was sparkling clean when we arrived
the host is kind and i appreciate the prompt response
great spot and even better hosts
the owners were very responsive and accommodating in making an excellent birthday getaway
these hosts have a great space
such a lovely little spot justin and trevor were very responsive and helpful throughout our stay
close to everything amazing little spot right in the center of so many restaurants
will definitely choose this place again
amazing space location and stay
location is excellent it was easy access to whatever highway i needed to get to my different destinations
the location is very safe for solo travelers
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4. Japandi-style tiny house with kitchen (from USD 157)

This lovely tiny house features an elegant yet minimalist design, easily accommodating up to four people. There is one bedroom that has a full-size double bed, and there is also a sofa bed that can be used as an extra sleeping space.

The kitchen is equipped with essential appliances to help guests prepare some delectable and healthy meals. The rental has a spacious rooftop patio, which is a great place to do yoga or simply meditate. Conclude your day with a relaxing hot shower in the private bathroom.

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Houston, Texas, United States
5.16 km (3.3 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
189 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the ac was a little touchy but overall the stay was comfortable
but the bed upstairs wasn't the most comfortable but the bed downstairs was super comfy
better than most full size house bathrooms
great stay clean and quiet
it was a clean and seamless stay
it had the cutest touches and was very clean
the home was clean and modern
booked for a staycation it’s a really cool tiny house that’s clean too
susanna is a wonderful host
the host is super responsive and helpful prompt and kind
appreciated the friendly expeditious responses
absolutely perfect place and the nicest host
susanna was very accommodating and helpful the tiny home was beautiful and adventurous
great location in a very cute and eclectic neighborhood
cool location near many washington ave
cute little home within walking distance to several restaurants
good location to explore or stay in
this place is so cute
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5. Shipping container townhouse with terrace (from USD 219)

This shipping container home is great for a maximum of eight guests and boasts a gorgeous roof terrace that’s the perfect place to lounge and enjoy the awesome views of the neighborhood.

The modern living room comes with a big flat-screen TV to keep you occupied, and beside it is the small kitchen space where you can easily whip up delectable meals. There are four homey bedrooms that are equipped with one bed each, so each member of the group can have a restful sleep every night.

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Houston, Texas, United States
6.02 km (3.8 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
129 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place rooftop with a great view and plenty of room for everyone
rooftop made for some amazing photos beds and pillows were very comfortable
these beds are probably the most comfortable i’ve slept in from an airbnb
very clean and modern
very clean as well
the place was exceptionally clean
everything was clean and up to par and some
very clean modern and stylish space
malcolm is a great host
the host was very nice and very responsive with questions that were asked
malcolm was a great host
malcom is a great host he responds quickly any questions or concerns you may have
great stay with a great host
10/10 recommend this location
the neighborhood is close to everything and is easy to get around with public transportation
the location was central to all of the great places in houston
awesome location will book malcolm's home again
this place is really nice and close to a lot of the clubs and lounges in downtown houston
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6. Artsy guest house with pool (from USD 115)

This artsy and characterful guest house comes with a private outdoor swimming pool, a large patio, and a lovely fountain. The property is situated near art galleries, perfect for those who wish to explore some creative works while on holiday.

There is a fireplace to keep the space warm and cozy, which is especially handy on chilly nights. If you are looking for some entertainment, you can use the Roku TV that’s available on the premises. Want to stay longer? Weekly maid services are also included for your convenience.

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Houston, Texas, United States
3.53 km (2.2 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
so cozy and a breath of fresh air
beautiful airbnb quiet & private place (love having morning coffee by the swimming pool)
the space is gorgeous with incredible book lined walls and a private pool that's just gorgeous
i absolutely loved having the patio and pool all to myself
overall: this place is such a gem extremely clean and comfortable
really good guest suite private clean conveniently located
amazing accommodations and even more amazing host
nancy was a very pleasant host
nancy is a wonderful host and her space is a hidden gem
nancy is a wonderful and wonderfully nice host
great location nancy is great host and fast reply to my questions
it’s a great house in a wonderful location
perfect location for work or rest
a fabulous place to get away in houston
choose nancy’s place if you appreciate your space having life
this is an amazing private space close to everything in houston
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7. Modern home with pool for large groups and families

This contemporary home is a wonderful option for large groups and families visiting Houston. Great for guests who are looking for ways to unwind after a busy day out, this property boasts its own private heated pool with cozy seating amenities provided beside it.

Enjoy whipping up delectable meals for the entire group in the gourmet kitchen. You can have a relaxing warm soak in the large tub indoors as you sip your favorite wine. With a playroom available on the premises, your kids can have a delightful stay here as well.

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Houston, Texas, United States
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
53 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome house with great amenities plenty of rooms and very kid friendly
the kitchen was beautiful and open for the entire family
thank you the heated pool was relaxing
clean organized so welcoming had me speechless
great use of the space and everything was very clean
the house was very clean and included thoughtful amenities
it’s a fantastic house can’t go wrong with renting it everything was so clean and looks professionally decorate
hosts are gracious and kind
leigh and jeff are excellent host
they were very responsive hosts and quickly answered any questions we had
leigh was very responsive with all our questions and needs
the home is lovely and leigh was super helpful throughout
the house and location was excellent
great restaurants are within walking distance from the house
very close to fun restaurants and bars
it’s in a great location
beautiful home is a great location
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8. Shipping container micro-luxury apartment with kitchen

This contemporary accommodation is made of shipping containers and can comfortably sleep up to three guests. Inside, you will find colorful paintings in the sleeping area. There is one bathroom that comes with a hairdryer, a bidet, and free toiletries, so you can conveniently freshen up after a day out.

It boasts two small balconies where you can enjoy awesome views while you and your companions lounge comfortably on the chairs provided. You can also take advantage of the washer and dryer provided inside for laundry needs.

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Houston, Texas, United States
6.03 km (3.8 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
317 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Shipping container 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos are exactly as the rooms look and the atmosphere inside honestly felt clean
cute balcony is a great spot for breakfast
comfortable bed and bathroom
a beautiful quiet little room and gorgeous bathroom
comfortable bed and quiet neighbors
clean and cool looking place
the room was very clean nice
space was extremely clean and felt safe
the unit was clean and exceptionally comfortable
really clean and cool place
prompt responses and very helpful
super amazing host was extremely nice and replied very quickly
i have stayed with this host before he os great
the response time when i had a question was really fast and helpful
great price great location beautiful space
great small place close to everything i needed
we were very happy with this stay the location was unique and and so cute
this little place was perfect super cute
place is great for the price listed
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9. Seventies-inspired loft with kitchen

This vintage-looking home features modern furnishings that can ensure guests a truly comfortable stay. It is an ideal accommodation option for couples on a romantic holiday or small groups of three. You will find plush seating, a TV for entertainment, and cute accent plants in the warm living room.

Laundry facilities are available for guest use, so you do not have to worry about your dirty clothes. The stylish kitchen has a breakfast bar where you can savor your delicious breakfast meals while you sip on coffee.

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Houston, Texas, United States
4.77 km (3.0 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
93 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
coolest airbnb ever great space with fun furniture and a really comfortable bed
the bed and daybed were comfortable
it was clean and thoughtful
fun and very clean
the space was clean bed super comfortable
such a beautiful & stylish place super clean & easy check-in / communication
the kitchen amazing everything you need and spotless
our hosts were always communicative and kind
the decor is great and they're wonderful hosts
communication with the hosts was perfect
super cute design and great location
place is super cute such a great location in houston
the location was great i highly recommend
please if you need a place to stay this is it
very romantic clean and located close to everything
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10. bedroom townhouse with kitchen

This playful three-bedroom townhome is spacious enough to accommodate eight guests at a time. Its interiors feature an eclectic design, with graffiti art and colorful elements peppered throughout the home.

In your downtime, you and your loved ones can hang out peacefully in the living room, where you can even enjoy movie nights or simply drink refreshing beverages as you share some stories. There is a roomy kitchen area that has a coffee maker and modern cooking appliances for easy meal preparation. WiFi is provided for your convenience.

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Houston, Texas, United States
2.22 km (1.4 mi) from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
67 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s just like the pictures very comfortable and well equipped
super spacious super clean
it was clean and my bed felt amazing would definitely stay again
the place was very clean and smells great i will definitely recommend this place to my friends and family
the place was super cute and clean
the place was overall clean and had a central cooling system that is needed when staying in houston
the host was awesome
manny was an amazing host and was quick with communicating
manny and cassie responded really fast and were very helpful
great communication with the host manny for the most part
nevertheless great location and very modern
this location was ideal for my sister’s bachelorette it was really close to everything downtown
great stay with an event greater location
this place is a great location to move around the city
location is great close to downtown (7mins) and by many spots for nightlife (no more than 12mins)
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Enjoy a unique stay in Houston

Explore the best of Houston with your loved ones and freshen up in comfy accommodations. If you want to enjoy a memorable holiday, book one of the above unique Airbnbs and have a great time.

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