Named after the famous explorer and pioneer Daniel Boone, the lively mountain town of Boone in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina is home to the Appalachian State University and, hence, has a predominantly youthful populace. The historic, culture-rich Boone is known for its share of Appalachian storytellers and bluegrass musicians. It is even more so famous for hosting ‘Horn in the West’, an outdoor amphitheatre drama every summer since 1952 - a dramatisation of the Colonial settlement in the region during the American Revolutionary War. In fact, downtown Boone has some fine, brick-broad, low-rise Colonial Revival and art-deco architecture and buildings. So, where should culture buffs visiting Boone stay in this charming city? Here are some amazing vacation rentals in Boone.
1. Centrally located studio apartment (from USD 106)
If you want a vacation rental in Boone that’s not only centrally located but also close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the hiking trails, then this light-filled studio apartment which is a five-minute walk from King Street is perfect. Not only is this place 5 to 15 miles from the ski resorts but also it is a walking distance from the ASU campus, all downtown restaurants and bars, as well as shops.
The apartment itself is a cosy space with a queen and a sofa bed, a full bath with essential amenities, a fully equipped kitchen, as well as entertainment amenities such as a smart TV and Wi-Fi. A neat, well-equipped space with an unbeatable location makes this vacation rental a great win.
Entire Apartment! Walk to King Street and ASU!Boone, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:nice little creature comforts like coffee cream basic spices to cook with and nice bathroom toiletrieseverything was immaculately clean and the furnishings were very comfortable and cozybedding was very comfortable
Cleanliness:very clean and cozynice clean place with parkingit is very clean and comfortableit was very clean and the bed was quite comfortablethe apartment was clean and well-appointed
Host:susan was a great hostsusan was a very thoughtful host and answered our questions quickly and efficientlysusan was a great hostnice space and very responsive hostsusan was a wonderful host quick to respond and very attentive to our needsRead more reviews
Location:the location is ideallocation is perfectcute place and perfect locationbeautiful location near towngreat location easy walk to downtown or campus
2. King Street Appalachian House (from USD 189)
The wonderfully cosy one-bedroom vacation retreat of ‘Appalachian House’ lies right on King Street, right down from all the entertainment, shopping, and dining options in downtown Boone.
This pet-friendly (for a fee) gem of a vacation rental features one bedroom with a king-size bed, a living space with a queen-size couch, a fully-equipped kitchen, a full bath complete with toiletries and other essentials, a dining area, TV with satellite cable, Wi-Fi, and even a parking space. The rocking chairs in the patio are perfect for enjoying a quiet evening. The open-plan house is perfect for couples or even a family exploring Boone.
1 bedroom house right on King Street in the heart of downtown BooneBoone, North Carolina, United StatesPremier Host
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Amenities & Room:Stayed here with three other adultsLocation is right downtown Space was open with seating tv kitchen tableVery quiet and comfortable - we really enjoyed our stayThe cabin was efficiently outfitted and a great size for a couple Reallythe only concern was seeing the poor condition of the pillows after stripping the linens at the end of our trip
Cleanliness:Very clean had everything we neededHouse was clean and comfortablevery neat and clean Excellent locationclean nicely decorated and suited our needs
Host:Extra parking next door is helpfulProperty contact was quick to respond to text Super easy getting in and out with coded key box Very very good experience Already planning a return with friends and renting the big houseThey help me recover my wedding ringsThe home was also very clean and well maintaineda/c Host responded quickly and remotely King bed was very comfortableRead more reviews
Location:It was a nice quaint little house Walking distance to some great restaurants and barsReally enjoyed the location and the ability to walk to a lot of the places we had planned to visitPull out was a pull out : )The place was very clean and cute and within walking distance to all the shops and restaurants down the street Also conveniently located near an Earth Fare grocery storeGreat location Easy walking distance to everything in downtown Boone Parking very limited space and not real easy to negotiate (
3. Affordable off-the-highway condo (from USD 92)
If you’re exploring Boone on a budget, then this two-bed, two-bath condo located just a mile off King Street on Woodpecker Lane is the best place to stay in.
Located on the second floor of the unit, this condo features two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with a double. There’s also a full kitchen, perfect for whipping up quick, cheap meals, and a living and dining area, internet as well as a host of entertainment options. A private deck lies right outside the master bedroom, perfect for relaxing after a long day of exploring Boone. What’s more, the condo is close to the ASU, the town’s dining and shopping options as well as mountain activities such as fishing, golfing, ziplining, and skiing.
Close to Appalachian State University Campus
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:so you need to be able to climb some stairs to access the unitThere was a box fan too but hot air is hot airParking is easy to findAlso it would have been nice to have a TV in the bedroomsIt was hot even with the windows open and the ceiling fans on
Cleanliness:This unit was very cleanProperty was as advertised Very clean and in a good location
Host:The owner was very quick to communicate and was helpful and friendlyThe owner paid close attention to small details as wellWe had trouble with the lock box because the new cleaning service did not close the box properlyWe had everything we needed and even moreI am glad I booker it for next weekRead more reviews
Location:This was a great place in Boone Tucked away private but close to everythingFrozen in the 80s but a good valueIt is super convenient to ASU dining areas and downtownThis condo is well-located and in a pleasant quiet neighborhoodThis apartment is in a great location
4. Hideaway in downtown Boone (from USD 68)
Two blocks from King Street in the heart of Boone lies this amazing one-bedroom studio apartment, which is a stone’s throw from all the best shopping places, bars, and restaurants of downtown Boone, as well as a plethora of adventures like skiing, climbing, river adventures, biking, and hiking.
The studio apartment has a cosy rustic ambience and lots of natural light. There is; a comfy, queen-size bed with ample closet space, a fully equipped kitchenette, and even high-speed Wi-Fi. If that wasn’t enough, the house is nestled up against a small stream flowing through the woods, where one can enjoy spying on flora and fauna from the comfort of the covered private back deck.
Downtown Boone HideawayBoone, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it's cozy and attractive with some outdoor deck space of its ownhad a little kitchen with coffee options and areas to make an easy dinnerwe loved the free coffee and snacks supplied and the ping pong table we will definitely be backso fun comfortable and all inclusivethe room was beautiful and clean with lovely touches like snacks and coffee
Cleanliness:so clean and everything you needthe place was very clean and stylishnicely appointed and cleanthe room was very clean and welcomingthe place was incredibly clean and had everything you could need
Host:aaron and kerry were great hostsaaron and kerry were great hoststhey were very responsive and made us feel welcomeaaron and kerry were excellent hostsaaron and kerry were amazing friendly hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location and walking distance to down town boonethe location is perfect right in the middle of everythingvery nice walking distance to down town boonefantastic place and great locationgreat place and location that exceeded our expectations
5. Brookside studio apartment (from USD 100)
For the luxury and comfort of a quiet, cosy mountain getaway and yet be located within shouting distance of all the downtown action in Boone, head to this comfy, newly remodelled studio apartment in a quiet residential neighbourhood just a walking distance from King Street.
Nature lovers will particularly love this apartment, as they can enjoy the sights and sounds of the creek from the wonderful wooden deck. A full kitchenette, a queen size bed and a sofa, a cosy dining nook, and a modern, well-equipped bath with separate shower area make this apartment very comfortable to live in. The fact that the apartment is a 10-minute walk to ASU and downtown Boone, as well as close to the mountain activities makes it the perfect vacation rental.
Brookside studio apartment, walk to downtownBoone, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:personal touches like a hair dryer lotions cooking supplies chargers bluetooth speaker etcwonderful light cozy spacethe sweet touches like a bathroom drawer of necessities an abundance of soft blankets big fluffy towelswe enjoyed the easy walk to the coffee shop and breakfasta wonderful space and location the space has so many thoughtful additions to make it incredibly cozy
Cleanliness:very clean and modernbeautifully done a clean cozy and very special placeit's spotlessly clean so inviting and thoughtfully designedwe had everything we needed the space was clean and smelled like lavendersuper clean/organized with everything you need
Host:sarah was a great hostsarah & pace are wonderful hostssarah and pace were fantastic hostsreally nice hostssarah and pace were such great hostsRead more reviews
Location:great location we were able to walk to downtownjust minutes from downtown yet nestled in the woods the location was perfectan excellent stay in a convenient location to downtownsuper close to downtown decorated super cute great recommendationswe loved our stay perfect location
6. Modern apartment close to Appalachian State University
A stone’s throw from the Appalachian State University is this one-bedroom apartment complete with modern decor on a quiet, tree-lined avenue. The unit is close to multiple dining options, all the downtown and campus action, as well as the main street of Blowing Rock road.
Part of a duplex, this apartment features a full kitchen, a comfy bedroom with a queen bed, private access for guests, Wi-Fi, bathroom essentials, and even free parking on the premises. What’s more, it allows long-term renters to stay for a longer time, making it a perfect vacation rental for someone interested in exploring and staying in Boone for a while.
Close to Campus, Pubs & King StreetBoone, North Carolina, United States
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Amenities & Room:meredith’s place was nice and comfortable
Cleanliness:clean cute and cozyvery clean very comfortablesparkling clean and made our stay very comfortableplace is amazing very cleanit was very easy to get comfortable here as everything was very clean and cozy
Host:meredith is a wonderful host she made us feel so welcomemeredith was a perfect hostmeredith was an awesome host and went out of her way to accommodate uscons:•when we arrived the door was locked even though the host assured us that the door would be unlockedthis is our second time staying here because meredith is so accommodating kind and welcomingRead more reviews
Location:great location - walking distance to so muchgreat location super close to everythinggreat location close to campusfantastic location for visiting asusuper cute and cozy place
Boone is the perfect mountain getaway for those looking for adventure, those who love nature, and even those looking for a quiet mountain holiday. For an enriching travel experience in Boone, stay at these amazing vacation rentals and enjoy your North Carolinian vacation to the hilt.
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