Top 10 Vacation Rentals In Boulder, Colorado

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Found on the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a city that offers both mountainscape and cityscape vibes. It is known for its exciting outdoor activities such as mountain biking, road biking, fly-fishing, snowshoeing, and many more. It is also an award-winning breweries city with up to 143 breweries. The city also has a vibrant downtown that is full of fun and packed with all the exciting and lively activities. Explore the rocky mountains and admire the awesome views of the Flatirons. Boulder is also known to be a safe city to tour or settle in. Everyone is friendly and the lifestyle is cheap. The rentals are also luxurious and affordable. If you plan to visit Boulder soon, then below is a list of the best vacation rentals in Boulder, Colorado.

1. Quiet creekside townhome (from USD 500)

If you are a small family of five or a couple that’s looking for a clean and spacious rental to stay in then this townhome is ideal. The sitting room and kitchen are found on the ground floor while the master bedroom and the guest bedroom are on the second floor. Both bedrooms are spacious and they have plush beds and drawers to arrange your clothes. There’s a front patio and a balcony on the second floor; both overlook the scenic view of the garden.

Prepare your own dishes in the full kitchen available or you can just stop by any of the several restaurants around. The historic White Rock Ditch is just next to the property. There are also two bikes onsite for those who wish to explore the city in style.

93 reviews  Wifi Available
townhome 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
tastefully decorated spotlessly clean and well equipped condo
this stylish property is extremely clean
the property is well appointed recently remodeled and very clean
every amenity very clean and beautifully appointed
irina was very responsive before check in and after
irina was very prompt in her communications and very helpful before and during our stay
the property manager is very responsive and the condo had everything we needed for a relaxing stay
good location and beautiful townhouse
location was perfect steps away from pearl street
the location is great; only a few blocks to pearl street
wonderful location near the heart of everything on the north side of the cu campus
also great location and short walk to pearl street mall
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2. Large downtown rental (from USD 169)

This newly-refurbished rental has been stylishly designed and fully equipped with all the house essentials to ensure that a homey feeling is felt. It is perfectly located to enable you to access all the major spots around.

The living room is spacious and it has a pullout couch and several large windows that light up the room. Enjoy the breathtaking view of The Flatirons from the comfort of your private patio. There’s an office area and speedy Wi-Fi for those on a business trip. There’s a also kitchen to enable you to prepare your own dishes. Chill out in your backyard in the gazebo as you enjoy the serene atmosphere.

120 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
very clean and mostly quiet
the place was clean and spacious
great location the home is clean and has everything you need
the hosts were responsive and handled matters quickly
hosts left many wonderful touches to make you feel welcome
it was clean and the property owners were very responsive to any questions i had
cute little place in a convenient boulder location and nice neighborhood
pros- property is in an amazing location and great neighborhood
the guest house and location was perfect for us
awesome location very cute and excellent communication with owner
nice property in close proximity to downtown; basement apartment but well lit; very practical for an overnight business stay
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3. Luxurious condo with a lovely patio (from USD 190)

Centrally placed at the heart of Boulder, this fully furnished two-bedroom condo has been fully equipped to enhance your comfort. The kitchen is modern and equipped with high-quality cooking appliances. In the living room, there is a large comfortable couch that’s perfect for relaxing as you get entertained by the 52-inch TV. A wood-burning stove is available for those chilly days.

The master bedroom is spacious, with cool wall furnishings, a cozy bed, and a flat-screen TV. The second bedroom is neat and it has a queen-sized bed. There’s a washing machine to ease your laundry. The patio area is peaceful and great for unwinding. For outdoor lovers, Chautauqua Park is 10 minutes’ drive from the property.

153 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unit is attractively decorated spacious and comfortable with all the amenities of home
the condo was clean easy to get to and the beds were wonderful
easy access to all things boulder — the space was well-appointed and clean
we loved our stay the condo was well appointed clean and in a great location
jennifer our host was very helpful; although sometimes it took awhile to get a hold of her
wonderful property close to everything in boulder
comfortable stay in a nice location
we were close to everything and still enjoyed the peacefulness of the neighborhood
a lovely peaceful place close to cu boulder and many restaurants and shops
the location was great was able to get to and from any area in boulder with ease
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4. Gorgeous modern home (from USD 133)

This magical gem is great for those who wish to easily access the University of Colorado, NCAR, NIST, and NOAA, or wish to temporarily detach from their daily routine. It has been artistically designed with green materials to make it unique and authentic. From the property, you will enjoy a glimpse of the mountains.

The rental features an open-plan kitchen and a very large space with all the house necessities. The bathroom has a detachable showerhead, heated floors, a bathtub, and a fan. If you are a biking enthusiast, don’t miss out on mountain biking and road biking.

122 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just open-windows at night and ceiling fan by day
the bed was comfortable and the fold-out was good as well
truly the description and photos don't do this gem of an apartment justice
this studio apartment is beautifully appointed with all the comforts of home
cooking was easy with all cookware kitchen appliances and tools provided
the place was amazing clean
the bathroom was spotless and had nice toiletries in the shower
the studio is clean comfortable quiet and well equipped
very comfortable and clean
clean comfortable and ideally located
owners were very responsive
the owners were friendly and accessible
the owners were kind and so helpful
property owners were very friendly and responsive
the owners were friendly but respectful of our space
great location - very close to cu and bus station
this rental was perfect for us good location in family neighborhood and near to hiking and downtown
close drive to many fun things to do in boulder
everything i needed and perfect location
great location quick drive or bike ride to campus or pearl street yet quiet and relaxing
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5. Historic brick duplex (from USD 220)

Found in a quiet neighborhood, this family home is great for those on a vacation in Boulder. This 1904-built house is still in perfect condition. The kitchen is fully stocked and it offers great views of the patio. The living room is fancy, with comfy couches that you can chill in as you watch Netflix on the smart TV available.

Enjoy the lovely back porch and garden during your free time. If you love evening or morning walks then there’s a sidewalk in front of this oasis.

136 reviews  Wifi Available
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our favorite part was the backyard area with tables chairs tons of gorgeous flowers and fairy lights
we got snowed in one day and had a comfortable day watching movies
kitchen had all amenities and was well stocked with coffees teas basic spices and some condiments
he had fresh flowers and fruit in the apartment upon our arrival
comfortable beds nice living room and well stocked kitchen and bathroom
the place was impeccably clean
immaculate and clean with wonderful ambiance
the house was super clean and well stocked
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
the property could not have a better location and is sparkling clean and adorable
the owner was a delight
toby the owner was so gracious and welcoming
toby was an extremely gracious host
toby was a great host very communicative
toby is a first rate host who makes sure his guests are extremely well taken care of
the location is amazing
the location is amazing
i especially liked the location quiet neighborhood but easy walk to pearl street
it was a nice convenient location to historic boulder
perfect location for our needs walk 2 mins to perl street and great bike shop on corner
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6. Homely downtown retreat (from USD 255)

This fancy two-bedroom condo can hold up to three people. Being traced back to 1925, this magical condo has been uniquely remodeled to preserve its historic feel. It features a full kitchen, two bedrooms, a full bathroom, and a gorgeous living space. From the house, you can easily access amazing restaurants, the University of Colorado, microbreweries, great coffee shops, concert venues, parks, and sports events.

109 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this lower level apartment with french doors to a small patio is beautifully maintained
2 queen beds and a nice couch unit
we had an enjoyable time in bolder the apartment is immaculate and has all the comforts of home
a very nice two bedroom apartment
the property was spacious very clean and well-equipped
the apartment was clean and overall it was nice
the place is nicely decorated clean and cute
everything was clean with plenty of kitchen utensils should one decide to cook in
clean cozy and had all the amenities
the owners were respectful and kind
helen was very friendly and helpful
helen was responsive and helpful
excellent and responsive hosts
i would recommend that the owners leave a password and user id to hulu for the guests
the location safe pretty and close to everything
close to everything we needed and in a very cute area
easy walk to pearl street
the location of the apartment is great - close to pearl street and many fabulous restaurants
easy walk to pearl street mall & plenty of on street parking
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7. Tastefully renovated condo (from USD 259)

If you are looking for a lavish house that is strategically located close to all the fun spots in Boulder, this cute one-bedroomed apartment is the place. The rental is found in a picturesque location with amazing views of The Flatirons. This rental is also located minutes from the farmers’ market, yoga studios, and all the social amenities.

The home is in perfect condition with all the essentials available. A fireplace is available to keep the whole room warm. The kitchen has modern cooking appliances to make your cooking more fun.

Boulder, CO, US
4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Colorful artist's apartment (from USD 160)

This charming one-bedroom house is great for anyone who wishes to taste the peaceful ambience of Boulder. It is well furnished, giving the homey feeling that you are looking for. The rooms are air-conditioned to ensure comfort. Enjoy cooking in the fully equipped kitchen or visit any of the restaurants around for a lovely treat. Hiking lovers will love it here because it is close to great trails.

201 reviews  Wifi Available
House 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was excellent
we both were working remotely for a few days - wifi was excellent
our ferrets loved it as well and they had their own room
the apartment was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook meals and also to relax
tasteful good style but also clean and everything worked well
lower level unit was very cute & clean with nice comfy beds and everything we needed
the owners were very responsive
we really liked the location of this property
perfectly situated close to trailheads restaurants etc
the location is amazing for walking in the neighborhood/downtown/or hiking right from the house
the neighborhood is quiet with a very nice park nearby
the apartment is extremely comfortable and in a great location close to trails etc
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9. The Hideaway (from USD 125)

This rental has two bedrooms and is great for those looking for a peaceful location. It has a stunning kitchen with high-quality cooking facilities and lots of storage. Next to the kitchen is the laundry area that has a washing machine to ease your laundry work. The living area has been warmly furnished and it has a flat-screen TV mounted on the wall. There’s a four-seater dining table next to a large window that allows a glimpse of the outside.

61 reviews  Wifi Available
corporate apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 21
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
the condo was very clean and comfortable
first it covers the basics of what a rental should cover -- it was clean and as advertised
this place was clean homely and definitely somewhere we would stay again
as promised clean and easy walk to downtown
the home was clean and the location is perfect
best of all rusty the owner was very attentive to our needs
the home itself is well-kept and the landlord is responsive to communications
we would definitely recommend this home and the owner was a phone call away if we needed anything
finally i just want to say what a great host rusty was
russ was super helpful and communicated quickly and transparently
walking distance to everything and a short drive to amazing hiking locations
really great unit and location
we are planning on returning to this great location
a good sized 2 bed house in a convenient downtown location with parking
was very quiet given the close proximity to pearl over holiday weekend
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10. Charming guesthouse suite (from USD 275)

This cute home is found in a spectacular location and it is close to social amenities. It has a private entrance and a private patio. The house is warmly furnished with exciting artistic designs and it is air-conditioned to ensure that comfort is felt. The kitchen is fully stocked with modern cooking appliances and there’s also a washer and dryer for your convenience.

This rental has a private entrance and a private patio to enhance privacy. The neighborhood is peaceful and a safe distance from all the chaos of the city.

65 reviews
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the vrbo itself is very comfortable for two with a gorgeous landscape outdoor flagstone patio and table
very clean easy to access and thoughtful touches
property was clean and comfortable and the kitchen was top notch
my stay here was perfect the space is cute clean comfortable and very quiet
the property was clean comfortable and close to pearl street
paul was a gracious host
friendly owner nearby to help or answer any questions
wonderful place and gracious hosts made for a spectacular stay
the owner paul is a really neat guy too neat as in cool
close to pearl street where there is lots of shopping and dining opportunities
loved the cosy feel and the perfect location - quiet neighborhood walking distance from pearl st
loved being able to walk to pearl street
the cutest spot in mapleton neighborhood great for two people a quick walk to pearl street will be back
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Have an amazing time in Boulder

Whether a family vacation, couple’s retreat, business trip, or friends’ getaway, Boulder has a spot for you. Its prestigious rocky mountains, lively streets, and scenic landscapes are all ready to be explored by you. Plan a trip to Boulder and book one of these amazing vacation rentals for a fulfilling stay here.

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