10 Vacation Rentals In Lakeland, Florida - Updated 2021

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In Polk County, East of Tampa, you will find serene Lakeland, Florida. Most of what’s around here is historic and antique, so if you are fond of these themes, taking a visit here would be lovely. Visit downtown’s Munn Park and you will find the Florida Southern College with its 1900s architecture! Go for a shopping spree at their vintage-antique shops. Bask in the culture as you go to the Polk Museum of Art! To top it all off, go for a walk at Lake Mirror, among the city’s various lakes…that’s why it is called Lakeland! While at it, take a look at the private accommodation available for you in Lakeland, Florida.

1. Luxurious and exclusive: Spacious Auburndale House (from USD 119)

Quaint and luxurious - this home will offer you a comfortable experience here in Lakeland, Florida! With 1,300 square feet or 121 square meters, there is surely a lot of space to move around in this fantastic home. Plus, you can feast your eyes on the beauty all around you, from the interior of the home to the view outside! Enjoy some leisure time in the communal pool, or on the tennis court and golf course. You can also opt for a romantic dinner in the gazebo. The house boasts a full kitchen, washing machine, dryer, air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi, and a parking area with a garage.

Lovely Auburndale House on Hamptons Golf Course!
Auburndale, FL, US
3 reviews
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The sun room was a quiet retreat for reading or napping Dominic
The property listing was accurate
Please be sure to enjoy some peace time in the sun room
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and the grounds were immaculate
Host:
was super nice and immediately responsive to texts and calls
They even signed into Netflix and left a guest account Very close to Legoland and about a hr from Apollo Beach reserve which was great for kids
I can say enough about how wonderful our stay was
The home was so beautiful perfect for families
Location:
This house is in a gated golf community and the whole complex is beautifully kept Nights were quiet and peaceful and neighbors were very friendly
It was my best part of the house
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2. Clean, chic, and contemporary - A perfect and strategic place in Lakeland (from USD 109)

Strategically placed near Lake Morton, you will gain easy access to downtown from here, where you can find the famous Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian House and Florida Southern College. This luxurious cottage also offers an artistic feel, as you are in a unique location where the center of the art and history of Lakeland lies. Amenities here include one bedroom, air conditioning, a television, internet, a parking area, washer and dryer, heater, bathroom, and full kitchen. All this while you are near the heart of Lakeland!

Just steps from Florida Southern College and Lake Morton
Lakeland, FL, US
26 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is very comfortable with
I would rate everything excellent
The beverages in the refrigerator and the snack in the kitchen were such nice - and unexpected - surprises
It was fully stocked and well appointed
Should we decide to attend another spring training
Cleanliness:
Very clean very comfortable bed and futon
The cottage was spotlessly clean
It's beautifully decorated and had everything we needed for our stay
so we left with clean clothes for the remainder of our trip
The location also was very central and we were close to everything
Host:
Karen could not have been more accommodating
The cottage itself is very clean and well maintained as well as stocked with all necessities of home Karen and David
the college and downtown Lakeland Clean safe great host
I can see us using the cottage for future trips to the area
Florida Southern We were able to walk to most sites that we wanted to see Karen was very attentive to our needs and very friendly
Location:
It is a walking neighborhood with a number of good restaurants close by
Located in the Historic district was a plus
The cottage is located right by Lake Morton and
It is also a couple of blocks from Morton Lake and its beautiful swans
I could easily walk the neighborhood
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3. Modern studio with a peaceful neighborhood, close to everything (from USD 90)

Yet another great place located by Lake Morton, you will be close to everything here, as activities can be found right around the corner - you’re just two blocks away from Florida Southern College, Detroit Tigers spring training area, Sun N Fun, and many other awesome spots. Here you are entitled to one bedroom, one bathroom, air conditioning, a parking space, heating, internet, and a full kitchen. If you plan to see everything in Lakeland, staying here would be a good choice.

Fun Cottage In Historic District - NO CLEANING FEE!
Lakeland, FL, US
39 reviews
cottage 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The beds were comfortable and we enjoyed having all the amenities of home
The outdoor space is quiet and comfortable I will stay there again
and it was time to leave Close to everything
colors are modern and tastefully done
In addition to the queen size bed I was pleasantly surprised with the comfort of the firm convertible couches I would definitely stay again
Cleanliness:
The kitchen and bath were higher end finishes (think Ikea)
The property was very clean and had everything we needed (as advertised) in a quiet residential neighborhood
The cottage was very clean and comfortable
Beautifully decorated clean quiet historic neighborhood
extremely clean and had everything I needed for a 3 week stay while awaiting an apartment to become available
Host:
Owner was very accomodating with any of our request
The owner was very accommodating and helpful
The owner was very accommodating to our arrival and departure times and we enjoyed having the conveniences of home and the choice of making some of our own meals during our short stay in Florida
Very well maintained nice clean place to stay while in Lakeland Chuck was very responsive to questions and made it very easy to check in and out
Very well maintained nice clean place to stay
Location:
The cottage is conveniently located to many restaurants we loved Red Door for Sunday Brunch
Just started to find my way around
The neighborhood is super convenient to downtown Florida Southern and Southeastern University
The "shed" is a very neat little place to stay especially for a little longer stay
The town of Lakeland was a surprise Beautiful architecture and scenery Several interesting places to hang out
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4. Vintage, welcoming, and luxurious home with a secluded lake (from USD 132)

The comforts of home can never be replaced, but this home might just do the trick! This cozy home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and other things you need for a convenient stay. Another great feature of the home is that you will see the lake from the window, where the tropical birds visit. How relaxing! In addition, Florida Southern College and Lake Hollingsworth are just a block away!

Edensbend.
Lakeland, Florida, United States
64 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture and decorations are tasteful and comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and well maintained place
clean and comfortable house to stay in
the house was very clean
everyone raved about how clean and comfortable the house was
Host:
maryjo was a gracious host
maryjo is a wonderful host
mary jo is an amazing host
wonderful home and equally wonderful host maryjo
maryjo is such a welcoming host
Location:
what a beautiful and peaceful location
very relaxing and good location in lakeland
the house located at lakeland and it's very easy and close to drive to tampa and orlando
perfect location for anyone visiting florida southern college (well perfect for anything on lakeland)
an amazing great home great location and a beautiful lake to look at
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5. Luscious & luxurious cottage, perfect for a romantic getaway (from USD 89)

A luxurious cottage with a serene vibe would be perfect for that romantic retreat you are planning in Lakeland! With a comfortable yet gorgeous design, two guests are entitled to the various amenities here, like a fully-equipped kitchen, smart TV, queen-size bed, air conditioning, outdoor living area with landscaping and lighting, and a firepit. This place has everything you need! On top of that, it is near all the landmarks of the area.

Cottage On Cambridge
Lakeland, Florida, United States
180 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was wonderfully decorated stocked with all the amenities and necessities cozy and very clean
cozy cottage with great outdoor patio space and screened porch
the cottage has a beautiful setting my stay was relaxed peaceful and very comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean convenient and quiet
very clean and good value
very clean comfortable and private
a very cozy setup clean and quiet
perfect clean quiet safe neighborhood
Host:
marla was a gracious and kind host
i highly recommend marla as your next host
marla is such an amazing host
host is personal and responsive
marla is a great communicator and excellent host
Location:
the location is great
great place close to lake hollingsworth
awesome location and comfortable
great location in lakeland near a lake and walking trail
located in a very nice suburban community close to lakefront properties
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6. Tranquil and quiet home for a rejuvenating stay in Lakeland (from USD 85)

For time to rejuvenate and to effectively detach yourself from the usual hustle and bustle of life, try choosing this exclusive space, where you can even witness a herd of cattle grazing in the pasture. You can enjoy the Lakeland atmosphere under an ancient shady oak tree. In short, you will definitely get a lovely experience here! Since the place can accommodate up to six people, it will be good for the family, too. The place has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, AC, Wi-Fi, a TV with cable, heater, and parking area. Pets are welcome here, too.

Nice home in a quiet town, yet near all central Florida has to offer
15 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The open kitchen and living room area was excellent for communication and socializing
We really enjoyed the comfort and peace and quiet of the home
Lovely furnished house in a quiet town
Cleanliness:
House was clean and very well
The property is decorated very cutely
The home was very clean and had everything we needed
The house was clean and roomy
It was very clean and comfortable
Host:
Great price & location Owner responds quickly
comfortable & well maintained Great hospitality too
The owner was extremely nice and responded quickly to make sure our stay was enjoyable
The owner sent a message with her phone number
kept Sally was great and responded to all my emails and questions
Location:
Great stay in Polk City Played golf in Orlando and Tampa Very clean and easy access to I4 Sally was very responsive Highly recommend Thanks Sally
but the seclusion is well worth it
The location was central to all of the places and beaches we like to visit
Very user friendly Thank you
It provided easy access to all of the nearby attractions in Orlando or Tampa
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7. One-of-a-kind experience in a charming home in Lakeland (from USD 125)

For sure, you will fall in love with this place. Dubbed as the outdoor paradise, this 1,700 square foot (or 158 square meter) accommodation offers pleasing amenities that will keep guests happy. Peaceful and tranquil, you are in for an unforgettable trip to Lakeland with this beautiful place. It boasts a gorgeous landscaped pool surrounded by palm trees, plus a waterfall, hammock, and lounge chairs. Take note that the place can host up to eight people, so it is fit for a family trip, too. This place has everything you need, including three bedrooms, internet, a TV, AC, a parking area, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

Outdoor Paradise w/heated pool
13 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was well appointed plenty of room and
The home is spacious and has all the amenities a person could possibly need
Cleanliness:
My family was even lucky enough to be able to use the pool which was very relaxing
Host:
I used the term Home in the title deliberately the property was indeed a home The home owner had lived there for many years so it had character and charm
Jill was also a pleasure to work with and quick responses to all correspondence
in a good location for the town as well as the main routes to all the big attractions I would stay there again
the property manager was great to work with
but overall our family loved the home and fitted all our needs
Location:
great location for our needs and
What a great house and location
The neighborhood was quiet and yet close to shopping and restaurants
Perfect place to stay House was large and very comfortable Many updated features Pool and pool area are beautiful
the wedding venue in Plant City and Lithia
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8. Fun and quirky studio apartment, good for four

A five-star rating from recent guests is enough to indicate how great it is to stay in this place. Although it is a studio, there is nothing to worry about, as the main house is detached and you are left with a spacious area. You will also have your own driveway, plus you get to enjoy the dainty interior and exterior! Here we have what you need, like air conditioning, a dryer, cable TV, and essentials.

Charming studio apartment.
Lakeland, Florida, United States
67 reviews
Entire flat 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. A great escape in Lakeland, convenient location (from USD 90)

If you have an itinerary in mind when visiting Lakeland, you will most likely do well if you stay near the landmarks or desired areas. Most of them are downtown. So, if you are looking for a place like this, why not try here? Close to the museums, restaurants, shopping centers, and pubs, you will experience the city life of Lakeland from this accommodation! Be near the Disney attractions and make the most out of the time you are here.

Florida Escape Close To All The Disney Attractions
797 Royal Forest Drive
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Warm, cozy, and welcoming home in an upscale subdivision (from USD 115)

With three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a very spacious area fit for six people, Nature’s Edge showcases an elegant and welcoming atmosphere for its guests. It is located between Orlando and Tampa and the amenities here include Wi-Fi, a TV, air conditioning, a fireplace, parking area, heater, washer, dryer, and a fully-equipped kitchen with a grill. Make use of the tennis court, veranda, and have a barbeque party using the additional outdoor grill!

Beautiful Home in Upscale Subdivision Three Miles North of Interstate 4
Lakeland, FL, US
4 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We stayed here for over a month during Tigers Spring training and it was the most at home
Cleanliness:
The home was very spacious and very clean
Host:
The owner of the home is the sweetest person and extremely hospitable-Tom Internet and cable (DVR) were super fast
and we look forward to returning again in the future
The back porch was super amazing Would definitely recommend to anyone staying in Lakeland
We totally enjoyed our stay and would recommend this place to anyone Owner was very nice and accommodating too
a ton of dishes to cook cleaning supplies even laundry detergent
Location:
We were accommodated in every way
The house is beautiful and perfect for a vacation rental Very functional and plenty of space for a larger group
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The welcoming atmosphere of Lakeland

Feel most welcome by choosing the best private accommodation for you right here in Lakeland! Enjoy what these gorgeous places can offer while, at the same time, have moments to cherish as you visit the landmarks here. How much these places showcase the tranquility of nature here is one of the highlights, so enjoy them while you are in Lakeland.

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