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[3% CashBack] Best VRBO Vacation Rentals In Downtown Asheville, North Carolina - Updated 2020

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Ever been in Downtown Asheville in North Carolina? Known for its colorful shops, fresh farms, and scenic mountains, this lovely city has become a hot spot for travelers who love sunny views. Contrary to the city’s relaxed and free-spirited vibe, Downtown Asheville also has a lot of history in it - something you’ll notice through its vibrant art murals. It was rated as one of the top travel destinations in the country so expect that this cool city will keep you busy with its hipster coffee shops and restaurants, charmingly vintage boutiques, and fun local art. There’s no better way to spend your vacation than in one of the best VRBO accommodations in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina, and here’s a list to help you get started.

1. Vintage and chic apartment for two (from USD 75)

Complete your Asheville experience and stay in this vintage and chic apartment for two. This apartment has one bedroom, one bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area (for four), and entertainment facilities. Although located in a historic building, guests will love the hipster vibe of the apartment. The best part? It is located in the most quintessential street is the city so expect to find hidden bars, vibrant art galleries, classic record shops, and more. Your stay in this apartment is sure to complement your lovely time downtown.

80 LEX : APARTMENT 203 : HIGH DESIGN DOWNTOWN HOT SPOT
18 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The one suggestion we have is to install some type of shade up on the sky light
The light is nice but too overpowering and bright especially in the morning
Cleanliness:
The apartment was very clean
Lexington 203 for 4 nights and were so impressed with the apartment
Host:
well decorated and nice amenities
So beautiful clean modern
We didn't need our car for three days 203 is immaculately clean with every amenity needed including a welcome bottle of wine
Kudos to the property owner and manager everything in this unit was perfect-- amenities furnishings
interior design easy keyless entry
Location:
It's super easy walking distance to great bars and restaurants
The location is great for shopping and local restaurants are all within walking distance
Great property in a great location
Comfortable Great decor Walking distance to everything in downtown Asheville
comfortable great design with high end finishes and in a great location to walk to dinner and shopping
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2. Modern flat steps away from the city center (from USD 95)

Those looking for a place near all the city action can stop looking as this modern flat is just a few steps away all of Downtown Asheville. Perfect for two guests, go on a romantic getaway in this cool city, and experience the Asheville’s fun and adventure when you stay in this apartment. It comes with a designated parking spot, flat-screen TV, speakers, and a fully equipped kitchen with appliances. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed, walk-in closet, and a view of the city. If you’re lucky, you might also catch a live performance from some local artists right around the corner of the building. There’s plenty to do even just within the area that guests are sure to never be bored.

1 BR Downtown Asheville - Steps Away From the Event Center and Downtown
27 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
how quiet the apartment complex was
I would recommend providing more towels and state in description that iron and ironing board are not available
the front room furniture was not (very hard)
very small kitchen not meant for cooking a big meal nice size one Bed Room with a comfortable bed and a walk in closet Nice sized bath room that can only hold one person but a large 2 spray show...
That being said everything worked out fine after an explanatory phone call
Cleanliness:
The condo was extremely clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The property was clean and well maintained
Property was convenient to downtown clean and comfy
Place was extremely clean when we arrived Very nice place and close to literally everything in Asheville
Host:
They were very quick and helpful with all concerns
We have booked through VRBO numerous times
Fabulous location ~ super cute and clean
You get one towel so bring additional if needed
I was very happy with the location
Location:
Just a 1/2 block away from all the restaurants
just 1/2 block from Asheville restaurants
But after a couple of times no problem
but that is a good thing right?
Clean modern great location for walking downtown or getting on highway to drive to a trailhead Loved the hiking and Blue Ridge Parkway
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3. Bright and contemporary apartment for four (from USD 120)

Welcome to the Sinclair! This bright and contemporary apartment for four is perfect for travelers looking for a little luxurious stay in Downtown Asheville. Residence 202 (unit) is completely furnished with a kitchen, bath, and comfortable living amenities. Guests will surely love their high-speed Wi-Fi and television both in the living room and bedroom. Come in and stay a few nights and enjoy Asheville’s sunny city vibe. There is also private parking for those bringing their cars.

Downtown luxury contemporary residence 202
110 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
secure parking perfect down to the last detail
The unit was fully stocked with everything we needed
Kitchen was well-stocked with pantry staples
and it includes a parking space in an attached garage
This condo has an open floor plan with lots of natural light and has comfortable and contemporary furnishings
Cleanliness:
The design was clean and modern with noticeable attention to detail
Property was exactly as described Well-appointed and well-located in downtown Asheville
Apartment was clean well-maintained and uncluttered
Host:
Property owner was a great help in resolving an issue
It was so great having a garage and not having to pay to park
Check in was a cinch and soooooo happy to have parking right there below us
The owner/manager is very accommodating and
Attached garage parking is cramped but a big plus Hosts have check-in process down with lockbox and key fob entry
Location:
Located on Broadway downtown walking distance to tons of restaurant and sights
Fabulous condo right in the center of all the action - easy walk to brewery district
The place was a perfect place to stay a few nights in downtown Asheville Within walking distance of restaurants stores and The Orange Peel
It was a short walk to everything and had many places to eat and drink within a 5 min walk
Location is in the middle of the restaurants and shops of downtown Asheville with almost everything a quarter-mile walk or less
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4. Artsy apartment with mountain view (from USD 111)

Fancy yourself a colorful and bright apartment as artistic as the murals of the city? Stay in Downtown Annie and relax in one of the most creative apartments you’ll ever find. This apartment is not only aesthetic but it is also complete with furnishings, a fully equipped kitchen, and two TVs for entertainment. Guests will also love the view in their balcony and deck/patio. Live an authentic Asheville experience when you stay in this stylish accommodation.

Downton Annie : Apartment # Three : To Elevated Tonics & Biscuit Trails
43 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
They included everything you need to be comfortable
The apartment was stylish comfortable and immaculate
My ONLY complaint was the limited cable service and lack of channels
our young kids (ages 2 and 4) staying with us and the only downside of the apartment is that the walls are thin
The apartment is immaculate and the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
The rooms are spacious and the beds are very comfortable
but we walked to everything and used Lyft for home most nights 2 nice rooms and 1 bathroom
Host:
They go a lot further for their guests than other locations
We had two 15 month old kids with us
Definitely the nicest and most comfortable temporary rental we have stayed at
the facility was completely empty
We loved the layout and the four of us had plenty of space to hang out and move around without feeling cramped
Location:
The location is 3 blocks away from the action of Asheville and while across from a placement center for homeless folks
but I never felt unsafe
The location was great for walking to explore all the different areas of Asheville - close to downtown but also easy to access the other neighborhoods Like
There are several flights of stairs which we did not mind but may be an issue to some Parking
the reviews said it is next to a community services location
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5. Beautiful loft in the heart of downtown Asheville (from USD 189)

Feel the welcome and warmth of the city and stay in the very heart of Asheville. With all the bustling of the city nearby, guests are sure to feel the energy and adventure of downtown. Harmony loft can sleep up to four guests and it is complete with basic amenities, a fully equipped kitchen, appliances, and built-in entertainment. Outside, you can play tennis, or go explore the streets that are packed with art galleries, museums, shops, breweries, bars, and artsy buildings. While you are at it, be sure to check out the local attractions like the Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest.

Harmony Loft in Downtown Asheville
65 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Had everything we needed and more
The condo it’self was luxurious and felt like home after just a couple days The bed and furniture were very comfy and the decorating was beautiful
I celebrating Birthdays Very comfortable and Quiet
location -Recomend parking in metered spot to unload then drop car off at provided free parking
It should be made clear to travelers that you are not able to unload your car at the front of the property unless you have someone to sit in the car I have recommended the following:1 ) email
Cleanliness:
provide liquid bath soap 3)
Close to everything Very clean and secure
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
Near lots of restaurants and shops
The sofa sleeper is a typical sofa sleeper
Wonderfully convenient property to downtown Asheville
The location was perfect; we could easily walk to all of the restaurants shopping and bars in downtown Asheville
Close to shopping activities
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6. Ultra-chic lodging for two (from USD 75)

Feeling a little fancy? Impress your loved one and plan your next romantic getaway in this chic lodging for two. It is not only beautifully decorated but it is also strategically located in the heart of downtown, close to every must-visit site in Asheville. Unit 204 at 80 LEX has one bedroom and one private bathroom and is filled with a mix of modern and vintage amenities and curated artworks - giving off that warm and welcoming Asheville vibe. The staff is also very friendly and committed to making your Asheville experience one for the books.

80 LEX : APARTMENT 204 : ULTRA-CHIC LODGING
23 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We liked using the electric kettle so much that we purchased one for home use
There is no parking associated with the apartment but
The king sized bed was comfortable and appointed with lovely linens and lots of pillows
was that the water pressure in the shower was poor but everything else was awesome
The laundry room was a great feature
Cleanliness:
The apartment is beautiful and immaculately clean
Very clean Entry and parking was really smooth
The apartment was clean and very convenient to everything in downtown
The laundry facilities were also brand new and came in very handy
Host:
The owner is extremely helpful and very available
Spacious quiet and well appointed
We had a wonderful stay and look forward to coming back again soon Jane and John
The unit is thoughtfully designed to maximize space and utility chicly decorated and spotlessly clean
countless restaurants and lots of cool boutiques
Location:
The location is perfect for exploring downtown Asheville
Location is right in the middle of Asheville on Lexington which is the coolest street in the city in our opinion
This is a great place to stay in the best location
Great location with tons of amazing restaurants within walking distance
Beautiful apartment with a great location in downtown
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7. Classy and elegant condominium unit

Who says condominium units aren’t as luxurious as other accommodations? This classy and elegant loft is spacious and can fit up to four guests. It comes with a bedroom, private bathroom, living area, fully equipped kitchen and a small dining area. Guests are sure to love the mix of modern and historic vibes in this beautifully decorated unit. It even comes with a view of downtown and/or the mountain, a fireplace, and parking for those coming in their cars.

39 Biltmore Loft - historic building in the Heart of exciting downtown Asheville
225 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was terrific to find paper products in abundance in the kitchen and bathroom as well as a full array of appliances one might need
Plenty of room Loved the in-town location
The space is really comfortable and interesting
comfortable furniture and bed and a great kitchen with everything (including fresh coffee beans & assorted teas)
I would not suggest for couples with very young children
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and in working order
Very clean and well stocked
The owners had everything explained and we had no issues Definitely would recommend over staying in one of the hotels
Host:
Bernie was great to work with
The owner was very friendly and gave us great instructions for check in/out as well as ideas of where to eat and shop
I love the area and have been several times for a long weekend
the owner is an excellent person to work with
He responded very quickly to questions and was very responsive Very close to lots of great restaurants
Location:
Enjoyed the convenience of being right downtown
listened to great live bands (especially Phuncle Sam @
It is in a prime location for shopping and walking distance to all of the best restaurants in Asheville
The location is perfect for walking the sights sounds and tastes of downtown Asheville
Loved that we could walk to many of the great places to eat
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8. New two-bedroom townhouse with a view

new two-bedroom townhouse with a view
Source: HomeAway

Those traveling with their friends and family won’t have to worry about accommodations in this city. For a maximum of six guests, make this brand new yet aesthetic place your home for your downtown Asheville vacation. It is located in the center of the city and is just a quick walk from all of downtown. It is complete with air conditioning, a TV with cable, washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, and parking. They also have a fully equipped kitchen that guests can easily use in case they want to cook up their own meals. Feel free to enjoy the rooftop deck with a view of the sunny city.

Brand-New 2BR Multi-Level Townhouse with Rooftop Deck & Elevator
Asheville, NC, US
6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

9. Spacious and vibrant family loft

Whether you’re traveling in big groups or with your family, this spacious and vibrant loft is the perfect place to stay. Located in the heart of Downtown Asheville, it can accommodate up to four guests. Designed as an open space to allow natural light to come in, it is complete with everything you might need - furniture, air conditioner, heating, Wi-Fi, toiletries, and a fully equipped kitchen - with enough space to relax. The loft is also close to all the best galleries, restaurants, bars, and shops, for your entertainment.

Spacious Downtown Asheville Loft
115 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It felt like a home
The layout of the loft was open and nice
but we enjoyed the luxurious space
First time renting here and would rent again
Navigating a car in Tingle Alley was a little tricky
Cleanliness:
This is spacious and very classy unit
Location could not be any better and property was extremely clean and comfortable Thanks
Great location Spacious and clean
The space was really clean and almost felt too big for just a couple
Host:
She replied quickly with good information
thereI texted her asking for recommendations about the Botanical Gardens and Arboretum
Erika was wonderful to work with
Erika is super easy to communicate with too
comfortable fun exposed brick) exceptionally close to everything (
Location:
The loft has a great location downtown and within easy walking distance of shopping restaurants and breweries
The loft is in a great location to walk to many restaurants and tap rooms
walking distance to fabulous restaurants breweries and shops) in downtown Asheville Even though there is no onsite parking
It is a gorgeous "urban loft"-feel condo in a perfect downtown location in Asheville
(one block up the street)
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10. Rustic and cozy loft for six

Looking for an intimate Asheville getaway with your friends and family? Stay in this rustic and cozy loft that can accommodate up to six guests. Located in the center of downtown, guests can easily visit Asheville’s famous restaurants, galleries, and spas. They can even go mountain climbing, biking, hiking, and other outdoor activities, within just minutes from the apartment. The loft is complete with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and parking for those bringing a car. There’s also a fireplace perfect for keeping guests warm in case they come in during the winter.

Centrally Located DWTN Loft, 2 Bedroom/2 Bath, Elevator Bldg, Special Wkdy Rates
69 reviews
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
although would sleep up to 6
the parking garages are expensive
the apartment furniture (beds couches tables) are comfortable
That provided entertainment for the Friday evening
bulbs missing in lighting fixtures
Cleanliness:
The loft was very clean
and it's nice that both bathrooms are en-suite
The loft is beautiful and is tastefully decorated
Very clean and well maintained
The property is exactly as advertised
Host:
we did not hear any of the jazz when it was being played and that was nice
This condo was amazing First of all
Ambience was great and condo had great security
Loft had everything you need and was super cool with exposed brick and pipes
and I am very particular
Location:
Beautiful loft in the center of Asheville
Perfect loft in the center of downtown with view of park where drum circle takes place every Friday night Walking distance to great coffee shops and restaurants
I a perfect location if you like being in the heart of downtown Walking distance to everything
The condo is within walking distance to quaint and funky shops as well as incredible restaurants
The building was very safe
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Make your way to Downtown Asheville, North Carolina

No doubt there’s plenty to do downtown. Travelers looking for some fun go here for the colorful shops, artsy historic buildings, scenic mountains, and fresh farms. Whether you’re going with friends and family, feel free to come in and relax in this charming city and make your way to downtown Asheville. Be sure to book in one of our best VRBO accommodations in Downtown Asheville, North Carolina, and get ready for a fun adventure!

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