Alameda is a coastal town comprising of two islands - the Alameda Island and the Bay Farm Island along with a portion of land on the mainland. Surrounded by the pristine waters and sandy beaches, Alameda is a popular romantic getaway in California. Described as “the garden of California” by Mark Twain, Alameda is a beautiful town filled with museums, art galleries, fine drinking and dining spaces and, of course, the coastal nightlife. Being a popular getaway there are a number of waterfront resorts and rental spaces that offer quality services. Here is a list of the top Vrbo vacation rentals in Alameda, California.
Nestled in a peaceful neighborhood this beautiful cottage converted from an old 1890s carriage house and stable is a quiet and welcoming space to spend your Alameda vacation. The house is located at an easy distance from the Alameda Ferry, AC Transit and BART. You will be able to reach downtown San Francisco in just a 25-minute drive. The cottage is covered with a lush green garden and a patio with an outdoor grill and dining facility. The patio leads to a beautiful koi pond that is often visited by egrets and canaries. May the sounds of birds and flowing water and the breeze lull you to tranquility during your stay.
Beautiful and Lush Hidden Wisteria GetawayAlameda, CA, US
Top guest reviewscozy comfortable accommodations with access to an incredible arts and crafts gardenthe cottage is clean comfortable & exudes charmthe house is real clean peaceful and relaxedit was quaint picturesque clean and well stockedthe cottage itself is clean quiet & so comfortablethe place is charming and spotlessly clean--and absolutely everything is done to ensure a comfortable stay for guestsRead more reviews
Host:this is such a peaceful little piece of paradise john & arthur are wonderful hostsdelightful cottage offered by wonderful hoststhe owners really thought of everything from bathroom supplies to a perfectly stocked kitchenjohn and arthur are wonderful hosts and we look forward to our chats with them
This charming house in the bay area welcomes you with its lush gardens and flowers. The house has a modern decor and upscale setting with an open floor concept. The living room, with a queen sofa bed, is spacious, leading to the open kitchen. The kitchen is provided with all the necessary supplies and it has a breakfast bar. A few stairs with an open skylight leads to the master bedroom and the bathroom. The house is located close to BART and the Alameda ferry ride to San Francisco.
Bay Area Charming 1938 Art Deco Duplex
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
Top guest reviews4 is a little more cozy since the others need to sleep on the pull-out couch in the living roomOn the plus side the bathroom is on the main level with the living roomThe kitchen was well stocked with appliances and basic cooking itemsI loved the historic feel of the homeThe side streets and parking can be a little tough Thanks again MargaretThe house was very clean and updatedThis bright clean and well decorated apartment is in a wonderful locationExtremely clean and up to date Bedroom
Host:Cell phone communication with the ownerWell thought out with an Art Deco themeOur host Margaret was very helpful and available to answer any of our questionsThis home is so conveniently located and the owner has thought of every amenity Very beautiful decor yard and kitchenShe had all of the amenitiesRead more reviewsThe location near Park Street restaurants and shops is perfectjust blocks from fabulous bars and restaurantsThe house is located about a 5minute walk from the Main Street with restaurants cafes and shopesTown is a couple quick blocks away and a very easy walkyou would want Beautiful landscaping and we could walk everywhere in Alameda Restaurants Shops
Another spacious three-bedroom Victorian home located in the Gold Coast neighborhood is waiting to welcome you. This house has been recently remodeled with redwood ceilings, granite countertops, modern decor, new bathrooms, furnishings, and fittings. However, the 1895 charm of this home is still maintained with the original structures, floors, chimney and much more. The house has a spacious living room with an open kitchen leading to the bedrooms. There is a large private deck with an outdoor dining facility.
Alameda 3 BR Victorian apt. near city center with 2 free parking spaces
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsThe only thing that might concern some is that there are fairly steep stairs up and downThe beds are very comfortableUnfortunately it was too cold to use the deckThe unit was spacious with all the amenitiesThe bedrooms were very large just like home and the beds were very comfortableThe property was beautiful and clean apartmentThe place is well decorated and comfortableThe property is extremely clean but could use some updatingApartment is very clean and in a good areaThe 3 teenage boys had 2 rooms and my husband and I had our own
Host:They were there when we arrived to show us around and answer any questionsIm not sure I have ever had a better host/ownerGreat place and great location Be sure to check out the hinges on some of the doorsthe owner is very responsive Very safe neighborhood and parking in back fit our large SUVand Ferry was a bonus and super convenientRead more reviewswhich has many great restaurants and shopsA large property in a great location of AlamedaThe location is awesome and in walking distance to many great restaurantsRestaurants Thoroughly enjoyed time spent in lovely AlamedaAcross the "pond" from San Francisco 10 to 15 uber ride to anywhere
Enjoy the beautiful lagoon views from this spacious apartment. The apartment is located on the first level of the house, offering the most amazing waterfront views. The house is spacious and it has two large bedrooms (white and brown) which receive ample sunlight through the large windows. There is a small yet well-stocked kitchen and a dining space. There is a large recently renovated bathroom with a walk-in shower and tub. There is a big yard with a gazebo and outdoor seating for you to relax and enjoy the lagoon breeze.
5 Star Gorgeous Flat $199 Inc. Free Parking
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsthe space was perfect for us-- two bedrooms, spacious bathroom, very functional kitchen, and very comfortable living area with dining tablemy only suggestion is to replace the bed pillows as while i like down pillows, there was not enough filling to provide comfortable support - even with multiple pillows taken from the extra bedroom ...upstairs 2 bedroom flatif you have more than 1 car you will have to find street parking that might be up to a block awaythe accommodations are great with a small kitchen, dining and living areait was clean, bright and comfortablegreat apartment very clean and plenty of spacegood location and furnished with style
Host:maria was a great host and very accommodatingmaria was really nice and made sure we were well taken care ofour host maria has been very helpful with our delayed arrival, and flexible with our many requestsshe is a lovely womanshe was helpful with information about the area tooRead more reviewsthe setting is so pretty, just a house away from the lagoon and just a 15 minute walk away from the san francisco baythere are many restaurants and a grocery store and shopping area within walking distancethis home is a short drive from a bart station and also a short drive from the pier for the ferry to san franciscogrocery options are just a few blocks awayrestaurants (some very unique) are within walking distance
This master suite space is located on the second floor of a historic craftsman bungalow in the Alameda downtown. The home is spacious and it has been constructed on an open-floor concept with office space, a kitchenette, two large bedrooms, a fireplace, an outdoor hot tub, an indoor jet tub, and a massage table. The house has a spacious patio with an outdoor grill and a dining facility. This rental is small and pet-friendly. Enjoy a convenient stay at the heart of Alameda.
Private Bungalow Apartment - 2 Level - Walk Score 96 - quiet oasis of downtown
Top guest reviewsThere was plenty of street parkingIt was private and quietThere was plenty of space and the landlord stocked-up with drinks and goodiesThe kitchen was well stockedYou will be greeted at the door by a life size BuddhaThe house was very clean and as describedThe home was clean and very comfortableThe owners stopped by to say hi and make sure everything was okay
Host:nicely furnished and well stockedwell-stocked Hosts immediately responded to textsGary and Emerson were great to communicate and deal with Lovely home with many personal comforts FYIThey were very responsive when we had questionsWe were met with s snack basket and an extremely welcoming home with many perksRead more reviews10 minutes from the airport and 20 minutes from Berkeley Cute neighborhood beach a few minutes away lots of restaurantsAmazing shops nearby and a Starbucks right around the cornerEasy access to the city and east bay Within walking distance to wonderful restaurantsExtremely comfortable 1 1/2 blocks off the main downtown commercial area Close to shops restaurantsWe enjoyed a wonderful 2-night stay in this beautiful and clean home Easy to walk out for food or shopping on Park
Located in the prestigious Fernside District, this Alameda Island Bungalow is a definite retreat to its visitors. The house has three large bedrooms and a spacious living room and a big kitchen. The kitchen has been recently renovated in the craftsman style. The master bath has a deep tub with a massage shower for you to relax after a sporty evening on the beach. The house is surrounded with ample lawn space, a backyard rose garden with an outdoor grill and a dining facility.
Alameda Island Bungalow Retreat
Top guest reviewsThe beds are so comfortable and the living room cosyThe home is so well equipped everything you need is right thereThe house was well-equipped comfy cozy and safeIt was comfortable with a very nice kitchenThe home was very clean and provided plenty of space for our family of fiveThe neighborhood is gorgeous Great walking area and the house was spic and span cleanThis was a lovely craftsmen bungalow centrally located in Alameda
Host:Bob is a wonderful host and most accommodatingHe met us and showed us around the home gave some helpful "local" guidance and was ready to answer any questions we hadThe hosts took great care to make sure we hadThe owner was very helpfulour host was very helpful and availableRead more reviewsThe house was great in a safe neighborhoodThe backyard has rose trees everywhere and a big lemon tree Walk 15 minutes (or drive 5) to restaurants shops groceries parksThe entire place is very quaintjust a few blocks from a nice neighborhood grocery store and bakery and just a short mile walk from Park St with tons of bars restaurants and shopsthere is a shop just 10 mins walk from the house
This lovely Victorian home is surrounded by well-maintained gardens and a spacious yard on the rear side. The backyard has a patio with a barbecue grill and an outdoor dining facility. The house has a fully equipped kitchen space, one master bedroom with comfortable bedding, and a fully functional bathroom. The house is decorated with beautiful indoor plants and bright lighting. This is an amazing space to spend your romantic vacation at the bay.
Affordable Vacation Rental in Alameda - SF Bay Area
Top guest reviewsand it really feels like homeVery comfortable and well equippedHouse was like being at homeIt was perfect walking distance to the small town feel of the shopping and dining area in townEverything you need is availableIt is spacious very nicely decorated very clean and has everything you needMy husband and I have stayed here 4 times over the past few years
Host:We each had a mist made up for usIt was all unpacked and ready for usincl additional drinks and food items we had asked forthe Ghirardelli store Golden Gate Park and Fisherman's WharfWe just regret not having time to more discuss with them Many thanksRead more reviewsBeautiful neighborhood which is within walking distance of shops and restaurantsIt was an easy walk to Park Street and all of the local restaurantsThe house is in a lovely place with easy access to BART to go quickly to SF downtown or to get the highways to go to Napa or outside the areaIt was close enough to places to eat and a 7 mins uber to the BARTThe location was exactly what we were looking for Away from the congestion of traffic in a peaceful very friendly quaint neighborhood Property was described exactly the way it was check-in/out ...
Enjoy the best comforts in this cozy one-bedroom, furnished Victorian home located close to the Alameda downtown. The Alameda Park Street shopping, eateries serving international cuisines and local brews, and coffee houses are located close to the property. The house is surrounded by a beautiful garden and flowery bushes along with an outdoor patio seating and a barbecue grill on the yard. Guests choosing to stay in this property can make use of the Monterey Bay Aquarium couple passes, available on arrival.
Even More Affordable Vacation Rental In Alameda - Sf Bay Area
Top guest reviewsThe apartment was a comfortable size for the three of usThe patio was cozy especially with all the plants and trees surrounding itAlameda is a nice place with everything you need Nice beach calm neighborhoodThis location is easy to find and parkVery clean space well-stocked with pots dishes and other amenities Great neighborhood close to downtown area of AlamedaThe apartment was exactly as pictured and the owners were extremely professional and welcomingThe place was very clean and Joe is a great hostYou wouldn't want to be there alone especially after darkApartment was clean spacious and well appointed
Host:Joe and Mimi were wonderful hostsI love the back patio and flowersMet Joe who was helpful as was his wife who tried to get us an early check-in which just didn't work outWe enjoyed coffee on the back patio and walked to nearby restaurants and beach No car: We walked and used ride share BART and ferry Took Lyft to cool and beautiful Redwood Regional Park and hike...Alameda itself is a lovely area and Joe and Mimi were welcoming hosts who have made sure that the apartment is furnished with everything one could possibly need We would return there if we came b...Read more reviewsEnjoyed the bakery and smoothies at Fruitvale Station after a day in the cityNice walk to shops and restaurantsPark street is a 10ish minute walkthe house is near the center and it is close to San FranciscoThe place is close to Park where you can find many restaurants and shops
This is an award-winning Victorian colonial house, with ample lighting and space. The house is located in a quiet neighborhood of the Alameda bronze coast and it is at a walking distance from the beach and the south shore shopping center. The house has a large spacious living room with dining space that leads to a fully functional kitchen on the right side. The house has the original vintage chairs and furnishings. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom with a bathtub and a European shower. There is a free parking space, and wireless internet connectivity.
PRIVATE FIVE STAR FLAT - SUPER LARGE, NEAR SHOPS & RESTAURANTS
Top guest reviewsThe only down side was the street parkingThe apartment is well-appointed for relaxing cooking getting a little laundry done Plenty of hot waterThe kitchen was well equippedIt's so beautiful that you feel like you're living in an episode of HGTVand we enjoyed our Christmas vacationMy family of 4 (husband and 2 children) stayed in Nicky and Eddie's flat for 5 nights in JulyThe location was great (out of the city but convenient to most everything we wanted to do) and there was ample room for us
Host:Eddie gave us a warm welcome to the home and surrounding area Beautiful homeThe owner was very helpful and informativeI would recommend a car although everyone has different preferencesThey were very helpful and available but kept to themselvesThe island house was very spacious/comfortable for our family of 5 Eddie & Nicky was very warm & welcoming when we arrivedRead more reviewsThe city was quaint and the neighborhood quietbut the airport is 35-45 minutes drive away from the island houseThe ferry to San Francisco is just a short drive away very convenient Grocery store and restaurants nearby; quiet neighborhoodWe were able to shop at the local Safeway to save on eating out and there are other local storesWe walked to Trader Joe's for breakfast supplies and ate a few nice in nearby restaurants which were really good
Last on the list is a stunning modern cottage located right next to the 1898 Alameda cottage. It welcomes you with a decorative garden entrance. The hall with a dining and kitchen space carries an elegant appearance with comfortable furnishings and modern decor. The two bedrooms are furnished with cozy beds for you to relax. There is a large outdoor patio with dining and a barbecue grill. Free parking is available on-site. Have a worry-free vacation in this contemporary home.
PERFECT COTTAGE - YOUR 'HOME AWAY FROM HOME'
Top guest reviewsEverything was top quality - from the dealings with Nicky to the furnishings in the apartmentHaving a parking space was a great featureShared this lovely 2 bedroom cottage with our daughter and her husbandPerfect spot to recoup from our adventures Quiet comfortable and well stocked with the comforts of homeIt was furished comfortably and had everything we needed to cookThe cottage is clean well decorated and had everything we neededThe unit is extremely clean and comfortable and the homeowners very responsive and welcoming
Host:Eddie was great Great hostThe owner was very helpful with info about the areaWarm and generous hospitality from our hosts Nicky and EddieThey provided me with maps information on the ferry what to watch for how to manage the San Francisco system because they knew I was new to areaOur accommodations were nice and quiet and we could make some home made meals at our home away from homeRead more reviewsAlameda is a great little island w lots of tasty restaurants and shopping walking distance from the houseEasy access to San FranAlameda is safe quiet and a great place to rest after a busy dayAll of the five star reviews are right on Thank you Eddie and NickyConvenient location for getting into SF either by driving or taking the ferry
Enjoy the relaxed and peaceful life on the island
Alameda is all about having a peaceful retreat on the island, away from the hustle bustle of city life. The island has over 40 restaurants that offer a wide range of dining and drinking options. Enjoy the charm and comforts of Victorian architecture with an occasional trip to the beautiful beaches and ferry rides in Alameda. It is not just a vacation, it is a new lifestyle.
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