Columbus doesn’t have a shortage of amazing places to stay when you come to town.
When it comes to hotels, there are plenty of options in the capital city. From modern boutique hotels like The Joseph and Hotel LeVeque to traditionally elegant places like the Hilton Downtown, there are a lot of options for travelers.
But if you’re looking for a home-away-from-home type of experience, Airbnb is your best bet. There are advantages to the hotel alternative. You have more privacy and parking options, as well as access to a kitchen if you’re into cooking your own meals.
Booking an Airbnb also gives customers a unique insight into the cities their visiting through the host. Many hosts are available to answer questions about dining options, transportation, amenities, and much more. Some hosts even provide detailed guestbooks with some of their favorite places for those visiting Columbus to enjoy.
With so many options to choose from, we chose 11 Amazing Airbnbs based on their affordable pricing and location in neighborhoods throughout downtown that provides a unique, Columbus experience. But don’t just take my word for it. I’ve include reviews for each rental from customers who’ve had amazing experiences there!
Brent, June 2018: “Would highly recommend! Listing is just as described. 3 of us had plenty of space and everything was very comfortable. The host was great, beds were awesome, price was very reasonable and we had plenty of privacy with all the necessities. Very enjoyable stay!”
Location: Clintonville Area Average Price: $75/night Accommodates: Up to 4 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Megan, May 2018: “A cute, quirky place full of joy. The room was clean and simple but wonderfully private. The home is very centrally located, everywhere I wanted to go was within a 10 min drive. No complaints. Would book again in a heartbeat.”
Location: Clintonville Average Price: $50/night Accommodates: Up to 2 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Leah, June 2018: “This is an excellent find in Columbus! Very spacious, clean, and stylish bnb in a good location right near High St. and some nice trails. Communication with the owners was very quick and courteous as well. Top notch bnb experience!”
Location: Clintonville Average Price: $130/night Accommodates: Up to 6 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Jordan, June 2018: “This house is incredible for a trip to Columbus. It had all of the amenities we needed and the 2 bathrooms were great for a larger family staying there. The location was a quick drive to downtown and a pretty cheap uber. Great stay for a family vacation!”
Location: Short North Average Price: $200/night Accommodates: Up to 8 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Dana, June 2018: “This is what Airbnb is all about. A real place with a real person behind it. A thoughtful home that is convenient to downtown and in a cool neighborhood. Anthony is a great host who has outstanding communication and a home that offers real value with a touch of modern chic. Hope to stay again next time in Columbus.”
Location: Merion Village Average Price: $79/night Accommodates: Up to 4 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Sara, June 2018: “The pictures are totally accurate, and yet don’t do this space justice. It is modern and clean, minimally styled and has everything you could need. I stayed with a good friend and we had plenty of room in our separate bedrooms. The whole process was very straightforward, and all of my messages got super quick responses. I couldn’t ask for more with an Airbnb experience. If this place is available, don’t hesitate to book!”
Location: Short North Average Price: $119/night Accommodates: Up to 5 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Greg, June 2018: “Cutest Airbnb ever. Great location, a block from a tiny mall with a cvc, coffee shop, deli and noodle shop. A block from a grassy park, quiet neighborhood, off-street parking. Very comfortable house, great for entertaining guests. Bedrooms are upstairs and the stairway should be used cautiously by those who are not steady on their feet.”
Location: Short North Average Price: $114/night Accommodates: Up to 4 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Kelley, June 2018: “This place was fantastic! Perfect location right in the heart of everything you could want & such a beautifully decorated home. William was very quick to respond to any questions or concerns that arose for us. Would definitely recommend staying at this property.”
Location: Italian Village Average Price: $190/night Accommodates: Up to 3 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Jonathan, June 2018: “We really enjoyed our stay! While the entrance is shared, the space is very private and spacious. The suite is very clean and the check-in was seamless., and we recommend this place to any couple visiting Columbus.”
Location: Harrison West Average Price: $34/night Accommodates: Up to 6 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
Brandon & Sarah, March 2018: “Pete and Jen were excellent (fantastical) they were very communicative, helpful and accommodating. We had all that we needed and they were willing to help or provide anything in addition that could have come up. Keyless entry best idea ever!”
Location: German Village Average Price: $102/night Accommodates: Up to 5 guests Airbnb Rating: 5 Stars
I don’t know about you guys, but I’m thinking a staycation at one of these gems sounds pretty good right about now!
Chelsea Wiley, first of her name, Queen of the Seven Andals... wait. That's not right. Joking aside, Chelsea is a writer and photographer born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. She is an avid reader and a Hufflepuff.
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