15 Amazing Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ojai, California - Updated 2022

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Lying about an hour and a half northwest of Los Angeles is Ojai, a quiet city before Los Padres National Forest. A pleasant village in the heart of a valley that offers numerous hiking and trekking spots and so many thrilling and/or relaxing things to do, Ojai has long been known to be a popular retreat for both the spiritual and artistic. Aside from art galleries and New Age lifestyles, perhaps the boldest testament to Ojai’s popularity lies in the fact that it was also the home and death place of popular philosopher and writer Jiddu Krishnamurti. Its location at the base of the Topatopa mountains also brings about stunning sunsets, fondly known among locals as Ojai’s ‘Pink Moment’.

Wondering where to stay in Ojai? Find what you’re looking for with these Airbnb vacation rentals in Ojai, California!

1. California cottage with two cruiser bikes (from USD 228)

Indulge in a pleasant stay at this cute California cottage that welcomes a group of up to three. The cottage is located within walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants and the Farmer’s Market. For relaxation, you can choose whether to enjoy a quiet moment in the living room or outdoor on the back deck. Two cruiser bikes are at your disposal whenever you want to get to know the surrounding neighborhoods more. Other amenities that you can enjoy include a kitchen and a backyard.

Ojai Cottage Downtown Gem with Premium Location
Ojai, California, United States
86 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortably furnished with several nooks and crannies inside and lots of outdoor deck table and grass space
plenty of natural light very spacious backyard and love the living room and little loft
ellen's cottage is peaceful comfortable and all around lovely
it is well equipped and very comfortable with a warm and welcoming atmosphere
we were thankful for the house's central air conditioning during the hot summer days
Cleanliness:
all clean and new inside
house was just as pictured clean cute and well appointed
clean cozy and with a super comfortable bed ellen’s rental is ideal for an ojai getaway
can’t beat the location the house was beautiful peaceful clean and quiet
her cottage is a cozy and clean getaway space and we loved our visit
Host:
the host was very accessible and responsive
ellen is a great host
ellen is a great host and communicates quickly with any questions
ellen was a perfect host thanks again
thanks again for being the perfect host
Location:
we loved the location
walk to all the great restaurants and stores
great house in a great location
great place in a great location
really wonderful little cottage close to everything
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2. Spacious house with spa access (from USD 140)

If you’re looking for an Ojai house rental with a pool, then you should check this property out.

Unwind and recharge with your loved ones at this house that is spacious enough for five people. Open for long-term rentals in Ojai, this ranch house is perfect for extended holidays. There are two bedrooms available, and in each bedroom, there is a king-sized bed. During the day, you can head to the swimming pool and sauna of Ojai Rancho Inn, which guests of the home are given access to.

Ojai Rancho House
40 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my favorite parts were the fully loaded kitchen and the fireplace
the beds are king beds and are very comfortable
Cleanliness:
house was clean and bright
clean private perfect :)
the house was very clean and well kept great place for families
the house itself is spacious and clean and we were always made to feel welcome
the place is truly beautiful spacious and super clean
Host:
the staff did their best and when we came back from dinner the lights were on
the staff at the associated hotel were also very helpful
kenny and chris are wonderful hosts they had accomodated all our needs promptly
kenny and chris were very helpful and excellent hosts
front desk at the rancho inn was easy to communicate with and very accommodating
Location:
beautiful neighborhood and convenient location
it's such a great neighborhood and location
great location in a beautiful part of the us
lovely space in a relaxing town perfect location for walking to shops/restaurants
it's a short walk to town and has a giant backyard which we appreciated
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3. Sweet guest house with a hammock (from USD 256)

Say yes to a sweet stay at this guest house that is located just a short stroll away from hiking trails, restaurants, and local attractions. The guest house is excellent for couples or solo travelers who can enjoy a good night’s sleep on the super cozy king-sized bed. During the day, lay down in the hammock and let its gentle swing bring you to the dreamland. At night, enjoy the patio and its serene atmosphere. Free parking on premises is available for one car.

Sweet One downtown Ojai
Ojai, California, United States
261 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thoughtful touches like bath amenities space heater (it’s jan cold at night)
the bathroom and private patio are beautiful and relaxing
and the ceramic heater kept us cozy on a cool california night
the bed was comfortable and had all the amenities we needed
pull out bed amazingly comfortable and it was lovely to relax on the patio
Cleanliness:
great place that was clean quiet and so comfortable
clean place with a quaint backyard and beautiful bathroom
the shower was an unexpected delight clean
the studio is super cute clean and quiet
the patio is bigger than we expected and so clean relaxing and inviting
Host:
very responsive owner too
tonya was such a good host
hands off host but easy to communicate with
also everyone was so kind in ojai itself
tonya was very responsive to questions beforehand
Location:
location is excellent
great location for walking around downtown
the location is perfect
best location to be walking distance to so many things
perfect location close to everything yet still secluded
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4. Earthly & artsy abode in Meiners Oaks (from USD 80)

For a fun, romantic and artistic holiday, retreat to this charming rental in Ojai! Tucked away on the grounds of your hosts’ home, this spacious, quirky cottage is sure to make an unforgettable experience for you and a loved one. On a rainy day in, cozy up in the reading nook and allow your hosts’ masterpieces to keep you company as you read. If you wish to relax outdoors instead, let the tranquil koi pond, oriental-inspired wooden architecture and lush flora of the backyard instil a sense of zen in you.

Artist's Studio Retreat
Ojai, California, United States
250 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed all the little touches including the art pieces beautiful shower snacks coffee and koi pond
thoughtful interior cozy and beautiful studio
the room is cozy and full of thoughtful details and the setting is peaceful and beautiful
the bed was cozy the outdoor space was beautiful and everything inside the tiny space was carefully curated
the yard was a very pleasant place to have breakfast j7st outside of the large studio
Cleanliness:
very clean and exactly as described
it is impeccably clean comfortable and charming
it was clean comfortable and special
the space was clean airy & as pictured
hospitable clean spacious and gorgeous gardens
Host:
wonderful host as well
the owners are friendly and helpful but unobtrusive
the hosts are gracious and accommodating
fantastic hosts and a lovely environment
lovely space with an absolutely lovely and peaceful garden absolutely amazing hosts highly recommend
Location:
the location was great
close to nice hikes and cute local restaurants
great location just minutes driving from ojai and also walking distance to great food and hikes
it's a great location (walkable to nearby restaurants) and a short drive to the downtown ojai area
excellent walking nearby and easy access to city tram
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5. Charming bungalow with a fenced outdoor space (from USD 85)

Welcome to this charming bungalow that promises a relaxing stay. Situated in a very quiet neighborhood, the bungalow comes with one bedroom and one bathroom to easily accommodate up to two travelers. The fenced outdoor space is perfect for a short leisure walk in the morning. Then, sip a cup of hot coffee on the patio. Feel free to use the fast wireless internet connection to catch up with what is going on in the world.

Ojai Hidden Gem
Ojai, California, United States
14 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great cozy and private place kathleen was available and responded quickly to my messages
she has decorated it in a cute and comfortable way and it has plenty of natural light
the kitchen is functional for basic meals the bathroom is fine and the bed comfortable
Host:
kathleen is a fantastic host--very responsive considerate and accommodating
kathleen is also amazing - so kind generous and helpful
Location:
the place is walking distance to downtown ojai to great restaurants and local stores
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6. Bohemian blue near the best of Ojai (from USD 74)

Yet another honeymoon getaway lies in this calming home. Just a stone’s throw from Ojai’s downtown shops and Farmers’ Market, the highlight of this private place lies in its open-air yard. Drink and dine in the cool evening air of Ojai as you step out to this flora-filled yard, lined with stones and high wooden fences. If it’s wet out or if you’re feeling tired, kick back in the indoor pantry or the custom-made queen bed for a snug, sheltered rest.

Living downtown Boho style
Ojai, California, United States
204 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the indoor outdoor kitchen and living space were super charming
we enjoyed the peace and quiet and sleeping in big handmade bed
different sleeping experience super cool outdoor kitchen
the space is super vibey and the outdoor kitchen is legit
the bed linens and comfortable were so comfortable
Cleanliness:
the studio was comfortable clean and filled with art
Host:
maya is an amazing host
so kind and friendly
the hosts are very communicative and helpful
maya and richard are wonderful hosts: warm welcoming extremely helpful and kind
i would highly recommend them as hosts and i'm sure they would be great guests as well
Location:
it was walking distance to the main strip in ojai so that was great
the location is perfect for ojai
maya's place is cute and ideally situated just blocks from downtown
the house is walking distance to everything and is in a perfect location
very cute place super convenient
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7. Enchanted and eclectic rental east of Ojai (from 295 USD)

For a sumptuous getaway where you can truly forget the idle of daily life, escape to this idyllic bungalow! An opulent Ojai family vacation home, this accommodation is earthly yet extravagant, a perfect complement to the atmosphere of Ojai. By morning, take a stroll in the green gardens of this home, or refresh yourself in the unique, open-concept bathtub. While the canopied couch in the living room makes a great lounging area on a lazy day, more private spaces await by the windows of the master bedroom. For a sound sleep, a king bed and sofa bed await in the master bedroom, while a queen bed sleeps two more in the second bedroom.

Casita de Paz

Address: off Forest Route 5N10, Ojai, CA 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 295 USD

Number of Guests: 6

8. Rustic ranch with pool and spa (from USD 1950)

If you want to stay in a vacation rental with a private pool in Ojai, then you should check out this rustic ranch.

Bid your worries farewell with your friends in this one-of-a-kind ranch! A blend of unique atmospheres awaits you on your stay here – as lush greenery heralds your steps into this rental, the ranch’s interiors match those of the old wild west; with stone walls, wooden furnishings and warm lighting providing a rustic surrounding for you to rest in. On a day in, lots of entertainment opportunities await – dive into the pool on a sweltering day, curl up by the fireplace in the living room on a rainy day, and for a healthier home-cooked meal, head to the farm to pick your own organic produce!

Besides the bedrooms depicted, there are more sleeping options to accommodate your large group of friends – just be sure to check with your host!

Rustic Tropical Ranch w/ Lagoon pool and spas
Ojai, California, United States
39 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is very well stocked with cutlery (lacks a dishwasher) and good wifi in the house
Host:
the host provided pool floats which was fun
lisa was alway very responsive to any questions
lisa was a responsive and thoughtful host
lisa’s place is fantastic we hosted my mom’s wedding party there and it was perfect for the occasion
Location:
i highly recommend staying at this location
this place is magic we hosted a wellness retreat here and the setting was just perfect
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9. Cool, spacious yurt (from 110 USD)

Live along the West Coast and too broke to travel the world? Find yourself in Ojai with a stay in this yurt! Head up to the hills with up to two friends or family members and bunk in this commodious fixture, an open living space where you can sleep, lounge and prepare your breakfast. Get out of your comfort zone and wash up in the outdoor bathhouse; and when the sun begins to set, kick back on the outdoor deck for your glimpse of Ojai’s famed ‘Pink Moment’.

Ojai Hilltop Yurt

Address: 283 East Villanova Road, Ojai, CA 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 110 USD

Number of Guests: 3

10. Zen stay at the East End (from 115 USD)

The humdrum and rush of daily life got you down? Find your inner peace in this mid-forest Ojai vacation rental, a tranquil retreat in the valley. Once the home of famed philosopher Krishnamurti, this natural surrounding is bound to inspire your inner muse and soothe away the strains on your soul. In the morning, rise in the queen-sized bed and head out for a stroll in your serene surroundings. Enjoy an alfresco meal in this atmosphere with the outdoor dining table; and for a therapeutic bath, a classy bathhouse cabin awaits you.

Elegant Wabi Sabi In East End

Address: off Forest Route 5N10, Ojai, CA 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 115 USD

Number of Guests: 2

11. Down-to-earth haven near Lake Casitas (from 120 USD)

If you’re searching for a simple stay, this vacation rental in Ojai, California, should do the trick! Nestled not far from the tranquil Lake Casitas, this simple home incorporates warm, earthly hues for a cozy stay in Ojai. Should you need some fresh air, the oak, citrus and rose plants of the garden greet you with their beauty; while dusk at this stay brings the stunning ‘Pink Moment’ right beyond your garden wall!

Ojai Encinos Retreat

Address: along Los Encinos Road, Ojai, CA 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 120 USD

Number of Guests: 2

12. Short-term stay a stone’s throw from Ojai (from 190 USD)

If you’re taking a short vacation in Ojai, the city’s ban on short-term vacation rentals might inhibit your ability to find a great stay. Worry not, though – this rental’s got it all figured out! A plush, bright stay in the suburbs of Meiners Oaks, this home provides you with the luxury of feeling cozy within a community. Organise your luggage into the bedroom’s cupboards and let the king bed whisk you off to dreamland. If you’ve got an extra guest, the sunny living room provides a sofa bed. For your cup of morning coffee, why not head out to the patio and dine beneath the Californian sun?

Owl's Wing Bungalow

Address: along Mesa Drive, Ojai, CA 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 190 USD

Number of Guests: 3

13. Fun for the family in this farm and hacienda (from 800 USD)

Planning to hold a private party in Ojai? Bring your family and furry friends for a stay in this hacienda! On this vast estate, not only are there five bedrooms for up to 12 people, there are also lots of opportunities for fun and discovery. Take for example the citrus groves and oak trees in the farm beyond the estate; or the piano to play a tune on! For events, the spacious courtyard holds ample space for an outdoor party, while the living room makes a cozy corner for conversation.

Ojai Vista Farm & Hacienda

Address: near McDonald Canyon, off Maricopa Highway, California 93023, USA (see map)

Price: from 800 USD

Number of Guests: 12

14. Spanish mansion with a dipping pool

For a more majestic retreat, get your family, friends, loved ones, and pets to this palatial Ojai Airbnb with a pool. Step into the Acacia Mansion, where elegant experiences await everyone who stays here. Upon your entrance, regal interiors fit for royalty greet you, along with splendid outdoor experiences on the patio or in the dipping pool. Walk on the wild side in the old-fashioned saloon, complete with a bar and pool table. By night, six bedrooms with their own splendid themes and hues await for your utmost comfort. With eight beds (one king, four queens and three doubles) as well as one sofa bed, there’s more than enough space for everyone!

Spanish Mansion Game room & Dipping pool & Alpacas
Ojai, California, United States
10 reviews
Entire villa 8 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the mansion was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
kristina was extremely helpful and provided us with great suggestions for our bachelorette weekend
kristina was very responsive to us
she’s an incredibly communicative host and is very responsive to any need
every time we asked kristina a question leading to the event she was responsive and helpful
Location:
super convenient location and ideal for larger groups
super close to los angeles but you feel like you are really away
awesome place in the middle of town
great location we loved walking to miner's oaks with all its yummy restaurants and shops
great location fun place for family and kids accommodating host
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15. Downtown bungalow with a private infra-red sauna

Situated in the very heart of Ojai, this bungalow makes an excellent place to stay for solo travelers or couples as it comes with one bedroom and one bathroom. When you are not heading out to the nearby beaches, you can relax in the outdoor area with a drink in your hand. Listen to the quietness of the surroundings and breathe in the fresh air. Later in the evening, pamper yourself with a healthy infra-red sauna in the private bathroom.

Downtown Ojai Bungalow - private infra-red sauna
Ojai, California, United States
12 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is as clean cozy and elegant as pictured
Host:
cynthia is very responsive and friendly whenever we needed anything
finally the pups are adorable and friendly and i already miss them highly recommend this stay
Location:
the location is super central but also has the feel of a quiet and secluded and bungalow
the location is ultra convenient the space is extra spacious and the sauna is just plain delicious
cynthia's place is beyond perfect
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All awesome in Ojai

Whether you’re on your own, on a honeymoon, or with your friends, family or pets, Ojai has it all for you! Get away from the demands of daily life and rediscover your inner peace with tranquil greenery and an appreciation for the arts; and if you’re up for adventure, Los Angeles, Los Padres National Forest and the Topatopa mountains are never too far away.

If you’re looking for suggestions on where to stay in Ojai, refer to the list above. These Ojai vacation rentals will surely provide you with a luxurious experience. Or, if you’re looking to fully experience the natural beauty in and around the city, check out its fabulous glamping spots!

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Ojai

1. Which are the best pet-friendly Airbnbs in Ojai?

Traveling with a pet puts you in a situation where you only have limited accommodation options. Not all hosts allow pets inside their property. So if you need to book one, you can check this pet-friendly Spanish mansion. If you want, you can look for more pet-friendly or dog-friendly Airbnb rentals in Ojai yourself.

2. Which Airbnbs in Ojai are good for families?

Bigger accommodation is great for families, where everyone can bond in one place. If you haven’t booked a place yet, you can take a look at these Airbnbs: the idyllic bungalow, the farmhouse, and the Spanish mansion.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs with a pool in Ojai?

If a swimming pool is one of your requirements when booking your accommodation, then you can choose between these two holiday rentals: the Spanish mansion or the ranch house.

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