Top 8 Vacation Rentals In Eureka, California - Updated 2024

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Eureka is the main city in the Redwood Empire region of California. The city is located on Highway 101 and is situated on Humboldt Bay. Eureka is the largest coastal city between San Francisco and Portland, Oregon with a population of close to 30,000 citizens. Attractions of note include the Six Rivers National Forest and the North Coast Redwoods District where you can view towering sequoia tree-filled forests. Visitors of the Eureka area can enjoy the bayside location, the Old Town Historic District, Sequoia Park Zoo, and Carson Mansion which is one of many Victorian-style homes in Eureka. You might even get to experience some of the best places to stay in Eureka, like its classic Victorian homes or some of the beautiful apartments for rent in Eureka, California. Book one of these unique vacation rentals in Eureka, CA, while visiting the sights of the area during your stay.

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 February 04, 2024.

1. Modern and charming cottage (from USD 92)

This charming cottage, located in Eureka is a stone’s throw away from some of the best sights and sounds of the city. With simple but tasteful furnishings and a welcoming interior, the home feels spacious while being completely cozy. Guests have access to a well-stocked kitchen, two bedrooms with comfortable beds fitted with plush linens and comforters, and a spotless bathroom with fresh towels. Located centrally, many of the area’s must-visit establishments are nearby, and on-street parking is also available.

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Eureka, California, United States
13 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bungalow 2 Beds 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
another cozy and relaxing stay at 'little foot cottage'
it's an immaculate space that feels comfortable and welcoming
my second stay with abigail was just as comfortable and enjoyable as the first
great place really nicely decorated with super comfortable beds and a nice hot shower
the house is charming inviting bright and clean
this is an easy to find charming little bungalow within walking distance to henderson center
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2. Modern studio with beach access (from USD 95)

Enjoy Eureka by staying in this lovely, modern upstairs studio. Being equipped with floor to ceiling windows, you will definitely get to experience the warm California sun each day during your stay. The modern kitchen has all the essentials to make for a nice stay. There is also air conditioning, Wifi, an extra mattress, and parking on the street for visitors to use. Off the bedroom area, there is a large balcony to enjoy your morning breakfast or an evening cocktail. The balcony overlooks the shared patio area in the backyard. Guests will need a car to be able to access the Henderson shopping center, restaurants, Old Town, the beautiful beaches, and the redwood forest since they are located between 1-2 miles (1.6-3.2 km) away. The studio is a good fit for couples, small families, and solo travelers.

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Eureka, California, United States
435 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and has all the amenities you’d need
leah and casey's apartment was amazing loved the deck and patio area
we loved waking up to such a beautiful view and the bed was super comfy
it was very comfortable and had great amenities
wifi cable easy check-in/check-out and convenient parking
clean organized
clean and thoughtful touches
everything was sparking clean
the space was very clean it was quiet and relaxing
well appointed clean private and modern
the host were great
leah was super helpful when we had questions very accessible
casey was a fantastic host
highly recommend leah and casey's loft the hosts are friendly and helpful
also they were very responsive and kind
beautiful location close to everything
located in a quiet and safe neighborhood
nice and convenient location and cozy interior
great location with easy parking and check in
it is located in a great part of town; close proximity to many attractions eureka has to offer
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3. Cosy abode with stunning bay views (from USD 700)

Imagine waking up to the sound of birds chirping and the trees swaying in the wind, these are some of the reasons why you’ll be able to enjoy your time spent here. This home was constructed 100 years ago and has been renovated into a cosy vacation rental. Since it has the capacity to accommodate up to 16 guests, this vacation rental in Eureka, California, is an excellent choice for big families or large groups of friends.

Amenities such as Wifi, a heater, a fireplace, cable TV, a DVD player, a fully equipped kitchen, and a washer and dryer are provided for your comfort and convenience. There is a pool table and ping-pong table for you to use, so staying inside is always fun.

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Eureka, California, United States
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 9 Bathrooms

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4. Lovely modern loft

Staying in this newly renovated studio will have you within walking distance to Old Town with its quaint shops and restaurants. The kitchen has been updated with stainless steel appliances and comes fully stocked with all the necessities. Beautifully decorated living areas include a living room with sofa bed and flat-screen TV, a bathroom with a shower stall, and a loft with a queen bed. Please beware that children under age six should not be staying in the loft, but downstairs for their own safety. This Eureka house rental is fenced off in a private yard for your privacy. The backyard is nice for children to play in or for adults to relax after a day of exploring. This studio is ideal for a small family, solo travelers, or couples checking out the Eureka area with its central location.

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Eureka, California, United States
838 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable sleeping on both the bed and fold out
the couch was amazingly comfortable
excellent room with a lot of amenities
both the bed in the loft and the pull out sofa bed were really comfortable
and the kitchen was very usable with a nice coffee set up and oil to cook with
place is clean comfortable affordable
the space was clean and neat
a new and clean suite with a great loft
clean comfortable easy to find
studio was very clean and super comfortable
great hosts and a lovely space
hosts were so easy to communicate with
bonus: the owner’s art is on display
elizabeth & matt were amazing hosts they were always quick to respond to questions and the most helpful
thanks to fantastic hosts
loved this incredibly cute place
private and in a great location
wonderful decor and good location
it was a quiet and relaxing place centrally located in a nice area
the place is in a convenient and safe location
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5. Cute cottage close to Old Town (from USD 195)

This cute two-bedroom, two-bath cottage has a twin and a full bed upstairs. The living room has a fireplace perfect for the winter months. The property has a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area, and a laundry room for guest convenience. Cable TV and Wifi are available to guests. The complimentary parking space is large enough for an RV or boat for those visiting Eureka. This home for rent in Eureka, CA, is three blocks from Highway 101 for access to the bay, beaches, and the redwood forest. Other attractions located in downtown Eureka, as well as restaurants and shops, are within a short walking distance.

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137 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The sofas in the living room are very old and decrepit
we had him sleep downstairs to avoid any night time tumbles down the stairs
So much room with 2 full bathrooms large kitchen dining room and living room
so it worked out fine
Surprised that home did not have upstairs bathroom despite 2 upstairs bedrooms
The house was very clean and well kept
Having (2) bathrooms was really nice
The house is very comfortable was perfectly clean and had everything we needed
The upholstery was likely clean
Heidi was a great hostess
so maybe some simple directions attached would be helpful
The owner is very responsive
the vintage gas stove Well done restoration
(Well almost - no corkscrew
The neighborhood is a little sketchy
This charming little cottage is conveniently located withing walking distance from downtown Eureka
But not a big deal at all
Plus the sofa and loveseat looked a little worse for wear
Just a few blocks off of 101
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6. Apartment in Old Town Eureka (from USD 70)

This recently renovated apartment is located in a historic building in Old Town. The bedroom has a queen bed for guests. The bathroom has a shower/tub which has been updated. The newly renovated kitchen is a full kitchen equipped with all the necessities for a long stay as the apartment is only available to guests staying 30 days or longer. Guests can use the washer and dryer in the building for a fee while Wifi and cable are complimentary. Free parking for guests is available on the street and in a parking lot close by. The apartment is centrally located to shops, restaurants, and the marina.

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7 reviews   Wifi Available
studio 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Excellent location with beautiful windows overlooking a little town square (with fountain and gazebo)
Easy check in and out and host is always easy to reach and communicate with
They loved the decor and the atmosphere of the old town area of Eureka
Great location as you're basically in the heart of historic old town with lots of shops and places to eat close by
I often heard music being played by random musicians in the square floating in through my windows Really enjoyed my stay
The owner of the property is a great guy and easy to get ahold of if needed
The marina is just across the street from the front of the building Lots of activity on the weekends and during the day Finding parking during these times can be an issue All in all a really nic...
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7. Spacious home with rooftop views

This lovely and modern vacation rental is well-situated and ideal for four guests. Cozy and spacious, it has superb amenities and is located close to a number of groceries and shops. It’s is also just 1.6 km (1 mi) away from Old Town, so it is ideal for those who want to explore the historic area. Guests can rest easy with their two queen-sized beds, and they can also make use of the washer and dryer, WiFi, as well as the fully stocked kitchen. As a thoughtful touch, complimentary coffee and basic essentials are provided. The home also boasts a private deck where you can enjoy the picturesque rooftop views of Eureka.

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Eureka, California, United States
86 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
isaac provided several amenities that made our stay more comfortable
i liked the clawfoot tub and shower too cool setup
beds are also super comfy
we felt safe comfortable and had everything we needed
two rooms with comfortable beds a comfortable living room area and a large kitchen
very clean and beautiful house
great place and very clean :)
issac's place was clean and stylish
clean comfy and exactly what we were looking for
very clean comfortable place to stay and communication with isaac was easy
very responsive and friendly host
we had a great time and the hosts were super responsive
hosts were really responsive and you could tell they really cared about their space
host had a little welcome packet and recommended sites and places to eat in the area
communication with the host and the check-in/check-out procedures were super easy
great location in town
this was the perfect location for our needs
it was a great location
nice roomy upstairs apartment close to downtown
great location to get to fishing on the bay
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8. Comfy apartment in Eureka

This vacation rental offers visitors the choice of three apartments to stay in while in Eureka. All have their own bathroom, kitchen, and entrances. There is a deck to relax on after a day of visiting Eureka’s attractions. The private apartments come with kitchens fully stocked, one bathroom, a living area, and a bedroom. The property offers laundry facilities, parking, and a gym nearby to make your stay comfortable. The apartment is a great base for those visiting Eureka. It is centrally located, being just a few blocks to Old Town, a block from Humboldt Bay, the Waterfront Trail and the Carson Mansion. If Galen’s cozy apartment isn’t available, you have the option of booking either Amy or Jason’s apartment.

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Eureka, California, United States
416 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice and comfortable bed with lots of extra amenities coffee pastries and fruit for the morning
the bed was fantastic and the coffee beans and grinder were a great touch
the bed was comfortable and the tv with netflix and wifi was perfect for a rainy night in
the place itself was cozy with great views and had spectacular proximity to old town
very clean space thoughtful amenities full kitchen cooking pots blender etc
it’s clean and the bed is comfortable
clean and comfortable safe and quiet
clean and cozy with a good price point
it had plenty of clean linens and everything was tidy
i found the place clean comfortable and great for one night stay
hosts are wonderfully helpful
ray and darline were very sweet host
these hosts clearly care about their guests
they seemed like such nice hosts
ray and darline are two great hosts
perfect location for downtown walking
easy walk to downtown eureka so a super convenient location
great location for walking and downtown access
the location is great very close to old town
location worked good for us
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Unique rental choices in Eureka

Eureka offers some of the best things to do as well as some of the most unique vacation homes in the US. You can either stay in modern or historical buildings. Visitors also have the ability to stay close to nature or in a central location. Feel free to experience one of Eureka’s lovely historic buildings of either the gold rush era or the Victorian age or a modern-day studio during your visit to the area. Hopefully, these top vacation rentals have proved helpful to your search for accommodations in Eureka.

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