Top 15 Vacation Rentals In Louisville, KY, USA - Updated 2021

vacation rentals in louisville ky

Louisville, the historic southern city of Kentucky, is loaded with plenty of fun things to see and do during your stay. Watch a race at the famous Churchill Downs, pay a visit at the Muhammad Ali Center, or walk down the Big Four Bridge. Lots of kid-friendly activities are available such as the Louisville Zoo, the Kentucky Science Center, or the Slugger Museum & Factory. But if you’re on an adults-only Louisville, Kentucky vacation, then head over to Highlands area on Bardstown road for plenty of high-density nightclubs, eclectic local shops, restaurants and bars. Once you’ll choose your travelling buddies and arrange your tickets, then go through our list of vacation rentals in Louisville, KY for an unforgettable stay. Take a look!

1. Apartment in central location with private deck (from USD 95)

Situated on the second floor of a newly renovated historic building, this vacation rental is located in the famous area of Highlands, with plenty of entertainment spots and shopping malls at a walking distance. It only has one bedroom but up to four people can sleep in the apartment, as the sofa in the living area can be utilized as a queen-size bed. The kitchen amenities include a mini-refrigerator, microwave, toaster, two-burner hot plate, utensils, and coffee maker with coffee and cream. Organic, cotton linens and hypo-allergic pillows are also provided. There is a private deck and complimentary bikes for you to use. Pets are allowed under conditions.

Bed & Bike with Private Deck
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
512 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
unique fold out sectional couch more comfortable than a traditional hide a bed
the style of the space was very cool and cozy
small but lovely apartment
ceiling fans comfortable king bed light strung private deck in your private paradise responsive hosts self keypad check-in
even without the bikes the apartment was incredibly comfortable with a great patio
it was clean and basic efficiency apartment
everything was very clean and tidy
this place was very clean and nicely decorated
the place was exceptionally clean and comfy
clean cute and comfortable
hosts provided lots of good tips
overall perfect experience provided by very attentive and responsive hosts
the host was very good with communication
the host were attentive thoughtful and very generous on all fronts
this was so helpful
easy walk to restaurants
great location i highly recommend
the apartment was cute and in a great location
super cute space with lots of character in a great location
close to downtown great restaurants and shops a short walk away
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2. Artsy studio in great location (from USD 105)

This studio is a piece of art and ideally located in the neighbourhood of Highlands. Furniture is brand new and the decoration is an interesting mix of colours and textures, combined with comfort. It is spacious enough for two people with only one double bed, a comfy sofa, TV with access to Netflix and Hulu, WiFi, air conditioning, a kitchenette and a bathroom with a stand-up shower. Two bikes will be available to use during your stay.

Bed and Bike for Two
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
438 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space was great it felt like a huge (and much cooler) hotel room
maybe apt #2 and #3 are not as bad?
we even joked during our first stay that we thought room 1 was on the roof
very nice touches in the room and useful information on restaurants and entertainment
clean and fun decor
everything was very clean
the place was clean and thoughtfully designed
room was clean and welcoming
the space was clean and super stylish
the staff was friendly
lovely owners staff and accommodation
the hosts were helpful and quick with their responses
the hosts were friendly and informative
good stay host was very communicative
great location on bardstown rd
great location with several incredible restaurants near by
beautiful neighborhood within walking distance to restaurants and shopping
great location and wonderful apartment
walking distance to great breakfast and dinner options
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3. Elegant apartment, five minutes from the airport (from USD 200)

Located in the Old Louisville area in Kentucky, this vacation rental is close to the airport. Some of the best things to do in Louisville, including Bourbon Trail, and Churchill Downs, are also closeby. The apartment is situated on the second floor of the building and consists of two private suites, ideal for two couples. Each suite has one bedroom and one full bathroom, as well as a living area and kitchen. Coffee machine and an assortment of coffees are also provided. WiFi and smart TVs are available.

Historic Old Louisville
18 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place was so quiet
Cheryl provided all the comforts of home
Each had their own privacy bathroom
the shower and baths great
We managed with a gathering place around the kitchen island in one of the apartments which was large enough
The rooms themselves were very nice and clean
Both apartments were clean and inviting Thank you
The owner was super friendly and accommodating
Cheryl was very responsive to our needs emails texts
She also made sure that bottled water coffee towels and toiletries were available
And Cheryl was a wonderful host and made sure it was stocked with amenities
especially being on a busy road
The use of Uber made all the downtown sights just a few minutes away
but everyone was great Note: there are a lot of stairs to walk up to get to your apartment
There is not much in the way of restaurants or stores in the immediate area
It's a good area of for walking around Old Louisville and ogling the old mansions
We either walked or used Uber/Lyft to get around especially with
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4. Charming vacation rental, centrally located (from USD 197)

Only a 10-minute drive will take you to the busy Bardstown Road or to the Frankfort Avenue, and there are free tennis courts at the nearby Central Park. Experience a true, homey feeling during your stay, with coffee and tea, plush towels, shampoo and conditioner, hair dryer and iron provided. This vacation home for rent in Louisville, KY is the perfect size for eight people, providing privacy as well as ample space for spending time together. The rental is not suitable for wheelchairs.

Charming,Spacious Historic Old Louisville, Hotel Amenities, Near Everything
30 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The apartment worked great for us
so be ready for stairs
We also liked the special touch of the bottle of wine
This rental includes the top two floors of an historic house in the Old Louisville neighborhood
The apartment met our needs perfectly
We didn't use the attic bedrooms
The house was very clean and had everything we needed Beds are comfortable with lots of extra pillows and blankets
We loved the old-time charm of the place and it was both clean and spacious
Sieglinde was very friendly and accommodating
but she ran right over and helped us figure it out
The house is well appointed cozy and offers all the comforts of home as well as being very pet friendly
clean and comfortable owner responsive to needs Would recommend
We arrived late and couldn't get the key code on the front door to unlock
It's a cute neighborhood with many great bars and restaurants within walking distance
short uber ride Checking in and out
Loved this place Wonderful character and great location
Great location and lots of room
We had a wonderful time in Louisville House was in a great location Less than 10 minutes to anywhere
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5. Pet-friendly apartment (from USD 64)

Located in less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from the full-of-life Highlands area, this vacation rental offers a variety of local restaurants, bars and coffee shops within walking distance, on Goss Avenue. Check-in and check-out times may be flexible upon request. There are two bedrooms and one bathroom, enough for four persons, as well as a kitchen with all the essential appliances. Internet, linens and towels, and free street parking are also available. This listing is wheelchair inaccessible as well.

Germantown Location, close to downtown - Pets ok!
19 reviews  Wifi Available
House 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 30
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was because of the reviews
The beds are very comfortable and it started to feel like home after the first night
The kitchen is well stocked for cooking meals and large enough that we could sit and visit while cooking
Great home for travelers with dogs in Germantown
Michelle was on top of keeping me notified
The house was very clean and spacious and perfect for us and our dogs
It was very comfortable and clean
House was great & very clean
- she checked in with us often and was very accommodating
She was very accommodating with our schedule and met our specific requests wonderfully
The owner Michelle was a great help
The owner was super friendly and very accommodating
the owner was very accommodating and hospitable
The location was great just a short uber ride
the Exposition Center downtown and many other sights
Excellent location for events at Expo center
It seems that the neighbourhood is starting to get transformed from an older shabby neighbourhood to a more vibrant interesting one with some cool microbrew pubs coffee shops and thrift stores
The Falls Of Ohio State Park Copper & Kings and many other great distilleries and restaurants And less than an hour from the Lincoln Heritage Trail and the Waverly Hills Sanatorium
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6. Urban chic loft perfect for couples (from USD 150)

Welcome to the Derby City Loft in Louisville, KY, a spacious loft space with charming, crude brick walls, with one bedroom and one bathroom. Close to most of downtown’s premier entertainment facilities, including the “Fourth Street Live!” this vacation rental is ideal for two guests. Heater, air conditioning, washer and dryer, elevator and all the kitchen essentials are available. Books, TV, DVD player and internet are provided as well.

Welcome to the Derby City Loft!
76 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place is comfortable and cozy
and you have everything you need
The place is great very comfortable clean and well equipped
Cozy and comfy with all the extras provided Great location near all the downtown attractions
Also great music selection for staying in and enjoying the quiet
We loved it and didn't want to leave Very clean and homey
It's clean and feels like home
the album collection was phenomenal Justin was very responsive to all of our questions
Justin was very friendly and easy to work with Thanks for the early check in
Justin is a great host and provides recommendations for sightseeing dining and best prices for bourbon
Exceptional design extensively outfitted perfectly furnished quiet comfortable and full of character
My wife and I couldn't find anything wrong with it
Conveniently located in downtown Louisville
It's very well located in downtown Louisville
too Great location just steps from Live on 4th Check in was easy
quiet and in prime location
It doesn't get any better
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7. Fully furnished flat for two (from USD 53)

This fully furnished flat located in Clifton Heights neighborhood of Louisville is a great accommodation option for a couple or two close friends traveling together. The well-appointed living area with a fireplace is ideal for unwinding after a long day while the modern kitchen is perfect for rustling up delicious meals. An elegant bedroom, a contemporary bathroom and laundry facilities are also available in the flat. Downtown Louisville is just a few minutes’ drive away.

Hideaway on Hite Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
216 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
michael has many thoughtful touches throughout the place as well such as coffee and smart tvs
fun gadgets: fireplace tvs alexa fun shower magical bed
the apartment is beautiful and clearly built for the delight and convenience of visitors
the bed features were pretty cool but the mattress was veryyy thin
the wifi worked well and the apartment is easy to find and get into
very clean and modern renovation
super clean modern comfortable place
very clean and comfortable - modern decor
was a great place and very clean and quite
beautiful apartment that is bright clean and well-decorated
the host was good at getting back to us in a timely manner
the host had good communication with us
we were happy to know michael would host pets too
the area is great and even the neighbors are so friendly
i’m so glad we found michael’s place
on our drive out there seemed to be a lot of cute shops and restaurants super near by
it was easy to check in and in a great location to explore louisville
very cute and clean great location
expect a great stay close to some amazing food choices and great local parks
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8. Private guest suite in a central location

Located in a vibrant and diverse neighborhood, this vacation rental is a private guest suite in a home. The loft unit is fully furnished and consists of a comfortable bed, a breakfast nook, and a clean bathroom. A space air conditioner, free WiFi, a coffee maker, a fridge, a microwave and other essentials are provided in the suite. Guests can also hang out on the front porch of the house. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll or a lovely picnic in Shelby Park, which is just a short walk away from this property.

Pet-friendly artist garret
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
141 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
private bathroom nice lighting and ac with a small balcony to enjoy the breeze
a/c was nice and chilly
great place perfect amount of room for me and my pup secluded and private
one of the windows doesn't close all the way but the space heater works very well
no wifi microwave or fridge) but a great deal for the price
very clean & great communication
the room was clean and neat
it was clean and really safe
this is very clean and safe
room was clean
especially host is very kind
joel is a very gracious host
very friendly hosts and more than willing to give me suggestions about louisville
absolutely amazing hosts who were responsive so kind and made me feel right at home
oh and the hosts are lovely and kind and quick to respond
super close to downtown
great spot and great location
nice space and great location
it’s a great location and neighborhood as well
great value close to everywhere i needed to be
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9. Cute and cozy studio-style apartment (from USD 68)

A couple or a group of three guests will find this charming studio-style apartment to be the perfect accommodation in Louisville. It is located in a historic duplex home just steps away from Shelby Park. Contemporary furnishings and decor, lots of natural light from the large windows, and lots of space to move around are the highlights of this apartment. A king-size bed, a living area, a kitchenette, a cozy dining area, and a modern bathroom are available in the apartment. Several Louisville attractions are just a short drive or bike ride away.

Cute and cozy and centrally located!
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
385 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet and safe little spot with a good coffee selection and fantastic bed
the room looks exactly like the pictures and the is very stylish
the bed was super comfortable and the front room had everything we needed to make our stay superb
super clean cozy with amenities and thoughtful touches
the king bed is really comfortable and they’ve provided netflix and hulu on the tv in the bedroom
very clean and well appointed
great place - clean and cozy
it was clean and convenient
very nice and clean place
they are very clean and pay attention to detail
rachel is a great host
awesome host and lovely place
rachel was the best host so friendly and helpful warm and generous
rachel was super helpful communicative and friendly
awesome host space is cute and cozy
the location is fantastic
great location in the heart of louisville
the location is nice and is close to many louisville attractions
cute space with thoughtful touches good location too
convenient location in a walkable fun neighborhood
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10. Spacious loft with a balcony (from USD 150)

This spacious and well-appointed loft is located in downtown Louisville and offers plenty of space for two travelers. Due to its convenient central location, you are at a walking distance from many attractions, shops, restaurants, and bars. The fully furnished loft follows an open-concept layout in the living, dining and kitchen areas. The bedroom is also well-appointed and inviting. A full bathroom and laundry facilities are available in the loft too. The balcony attached to the living area is perfect for soaking up some sun or enjoying your morning coffee.

Welcome to the River City Loft!
79 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
very clean and convenient to downtown
very clean spacious and comfortable with everything you could need for a great stay
this condo was exactly as pictured - it was comfortable very clean and stocked with anything you might need
this was the cutest place ever great pricing and very clean and comfortable
every thing was so handy and justin was so helpful
the location of the unit is ideal for activities on fourth street
loft as in a great location
location was right near all the action too i would definitely book again
the condo was very nice and in a great location
location value and space were great
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11. Eclectic downtown home (from USD 445)

Stay in style and luxury in a historic townhome in downtown Louisville that has a gorgeous red brick exterior and an eye-catchy yellow and blue door. Styled in an eclectic yet aesthetic manner, the interior of the house is very modern and large. It consists of a stylish kitchen, a unique open-concept living area and bedroom divided by a curtain, a chic dining area, luxurious bedrooms, three well-appointed bathrooms, a wet bar room, and more. A massive outdoor patio with ample seating is ideal for hosting parties or get-togethers. Due to its convenient downtown location, many attractions are at a walking distance from this property.

Downtown Historic Treasure w Urban Flare - 1 Block from Slugger & Angels Envy
37 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were incredibly comfortable as well as all the linens
we had plenty of room for the 4 of us in a well decorated and fun property
the owner was very responsive to all our questions
jack was an amazing host and was very easy to communicate with
the owner was very responsive any time we had a question
the house is beautiful and the location is perfect
great location - unique set up - will hopefully rent this place again
location was good for waking to plenty of restaurants and bars
if i were to come back to louisville i would definitely use this location for a large group
great house location and the interior is well appointed
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12. Luxurious apartment with full-size kitchen

Composed for convenience as well as style, the furniture in this apartment is carefully selected with the comfort of renters in mind. Located in the Germantown neighbourhood, it’s in the perfect size for up to two guests, therefore ideal for couples, business trips, or solo travellers. The amenities include WiFi and TV so you can stay connected, hot water, hangers, linens, extra pillow and blankets for your comfort, a full-size gourmet kitchen for your favourite recipes, and all the safety features for a secure stay.

The Lodge - a personal guest suite perfect for your trip to Louisville!
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
168 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment was the perfect amount of space that i needed
the apartment was very nice with free ally parking
david’s place was extremely clean with modern amenities and comfortable bed
i had a great two nights' stay at this apartment with my significant other
other than that great kitchen bathroom and bedroom space
clean and well stocked
the place was clean and well kept
very clean spacious and well-decorated
nice and clean modern looking
this spot was very clean
they were very kind and quick to reply
there is a reason why david is a super host
after i texted the host upon check-in time we received clear instructions
bed has a memory foam topper host was responsive and welcoming
stylish interior super easy check-in/check-out and very nice hosts
great location close to everything
great location and a great place
the location is great
and a great location
location was great in terms of being close to churchill downs and nightlife
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13. Loft with private entrance

Located in the vibrant Highlands neighbourhood, this cute vacation rental in Louisville has plenty of walking options around. It’s situated on the third floor of the owner’s house, it’s ideal for two people and includes a small, yet spacious bathroom with stand-up shower, a full-size bed and a large pull-out futon in the living area. WiFi, refrigerator, comfortable workspace, record player and even seasonal bread from Please & Thank You bakery, are also provided! There is no kitchen in the loft, but with so many dining options around, this shouldn’t be a problem.

The Harvest House: 3rd Floor Loft w Private Entry!
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
492 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Apartment with 360-degree city view

This vacation rental can accommodate five people with multiple sleeping options, consisting of one queen-size bed, one full-sized pull-out sofa, and one single, folding, roll-away bed. All the wonderful sites that downtown Louisville has to offer are within walking distance from the property. The building features a lounge, a coffee shop, gym, and a beautiful rooftop with incredible views of the city and free WiFi.

Live Like a Louisville Native - High Rise Apartment
537 South 3rd Street Apt 914
11 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Remodeled apartment close to city’s entertainment facilities

Close to a wide variety of local sites and attractions in Louisville, as well as dining options and shopping spots, this is a modern vacation rental, suitable for a maximum of five people. It offers an outstanding view from the over-sized windows, and it has been recently revamped with new appliances, cabinets, countertops, washer and dryer, added. Kids and four-legged friends are free to follow. The apartment is wheelchair inaccessible.

Make This Your Rest Stop Down Bourbon Trail!
537 South 3rd Street Apt 914
2 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Louisville, KY awaits you

Whether is a romantic escape, a weekend getaway, or a family trip, Louisville in Kentucky has plenty to offer. There’s no need to overthink. Book your stay in one of the above-mentioned vacation homes in Kentucky, and get that much-needed dose of fun!

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