From its desert landscapes to the majesty of the Grand Canyon, Arizona is a state that has no trouble captivating visitors. There’s also no shortage of places to base yourself in as you explore Arizona, from big cities like Phoenix to smaller places like Sedona and Flagstaff. The thing is, no matter where you go in the state or what you want to see, Airbnb is one of your best options for finding accommodation.
The following is a list of the best Airbnbs in Arizona, highlighting all the different options open to you there. Each Airbnb on this list has been carefully chosen and is managed by an owner with superhost status. That means that each owner has a proven history of excellent reviews from their guests. On top of that, some of these Airbnbs in Arizona have earned Airbnb Plus status, meaning they’ve had in-person inspections to ensure their quality.
A-Frame Mountain View Cabin in a National Forest
If you’re looking for a retreat that lets you get away from the world, don’t miss this Airbnb in Flagstaff Arizona. Located just outside the city and surrounded by nature, this cabin is a great option for those looking for a vacation full of outdoor activities. Perfect for travelers interested in hiking, stargazing, or mountain-biking, there are also three bikes available for use by guests.
Groups of up to four will find this beautiful wooden A-Frame cabin a comfortable fit for their vacation. Although it features two bedrooms, one is set up with a double bed and the other has two single air beds for use. That setup should give you a sense of what kind of comforts await you in this rustic cabin, as it has no internet, cable TV, or air-conditioning. There are a few nice touches though like a TV with DVD Player and an Xbox 360, as well as board games, books, and local travel guides.
The other amenity worth mentioning is the cabin’s kitchen, complete with a fridge, microwave, stove, and oven. Guests also have a BBQ grill at their disposal for cooking and an indoor fireplace with firewood to keep warm overnight.
Centrally Located Renovated Guest House
Those after a Phoenix Airbnb that provides great value will want to consider this excellent guest house. Situated centrally in the suburb of Camelback East Village, it’s in a quiet area that is a 10 minute drive to Downtown Phoenix and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Old Town Scottsdale is also only 15 minutes by car.
Highly rated as one of the best Airbnb rentals in Arizona, this guest house has a studio layout with quality modern furnishings. It’s possible to sleep up to four people here thanks to the queen bed and pull-out twin sofa bed, but the guest house is probably most comfortable for couples and young families.
To make life easier, the guest house has a spacious full kitchen for you to use, complete with a stove, oven, microwave, and refrigerator. Guests have access to the backyard shared with superhost Shaayna, as well as a free parking space. Other amenities include self check-in, high-speed Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and access to the host’s laundry facilities.
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The Downtown Cactus Cottage in the Prescott Pines
One of the best Arizona Airbnbs out there is this cozy little cottage that exudes style and fun. Found in a pretty and historic part of Prescott, you have the perks of a residential area, while still being nicely within walking distance of the Prescott downtown and courthouse square.
Despite the compact nature of this studio guesthouse, you should find everything you need in this smartly decorated cottage. It comes with a queen size memory foam bed that sleeps two, while it’s also able to sleep a third person on a convertible futon. This, coupled with other items like a travel crib, children’s dinnerware, and recommendations for a babysitter, make this Airbnb a great choice for parents with young kids.
While you can comfortably walk to nearby restaurants, the cottage features a fully-equipped kitchen with a stove, oven, microwave, and fridge. As for more space, there’s a nice living area inside and you also have space on the porch, including a hammock where you can just chill. For your comfort, the Airbnb features a washer/dryer, air-conditioning, a smart TV, and Wi-Fi.
Go Hiking from a Cave Creek Horse Ranch
It’s difficult to picture a cozier couples getaway than this delightful horse ranch guest suite. Located on a ranch just a mile north of the town of Cave Creek, you’ll be surrounded by mesmerizing desert scenery and hiking trails that take you into the mountains of the Spur Cross Conservation.
Few remote vacation rentals in Arizona sport such a stylish and homely feel as this Airbnb Plus. Often heading into the desert means roughing it, but with air-conditioning, room-darkening shades, and an indoor fireplace, you’re sure to be very comfortable here. This guest suite is able to sleep up to two guests thanks to its studio layout and queen-sized pillow-top mattress. While quite compact inside, part of the charm of staying here is spending time on the porch or the wrap-around terrace and admiring the view with a glass of wine.
For the benefit of guests, the suite has a small kitchenette with a coffee maker, microwave, and fridge which will make breakfasts easier. There’s also a BBQ grill outside for you to use, as well as a table for al fresco dining. Some other nice touches include a smart TV with a DVD player, a hammock, Wi-Fi, and the option for self check-in.
Tucson Poet’s Studio
For an Arizona Airbnb with plenty of character, you can’t pass up this Santa Fe style adobe. Situated in the pleasant Poets Corner neighborhood of Tucson, you can drive or cycle easily enough to the University of Arizona or downtown Tucson. You’ll also have a great variety of restaurants, shops, and parks nearby, making this an especially convenient location.
As a studio guesthouse, this Airbnb is really only equipped to host two guests. It has a luxury queen bed which will best suit couples or solo travelers. Through the large wall of windows you can enjoy views of the mountains to the north, while the other windows look out to the walled courtyard and plunge pool which is shared with two other buildings. Despite being a studio layout, the adobe is quite spacious and uncluttered which helps with the relaxed vibe.
If you’re hoping to prepare your own meals, the guesthouse has a modern kitchenette featuring a hot plate, microwave, coffee maker, and fridge. Other amenities include air-conditioning, high-speed W-Fi, smart TV with Direct-TV, and a gas BBQ, not to mention the indoor fireplace in the corner.
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Charming Coronado Guest House
Perhaps the most popular Airbnb in Phoenix Arizona, this guesthouse is an easy place to like. Found in the super central neighborhood of Coronado, you’ll find this guesthouse a great alternative to staying at an Airbnb in Downtown Phoenix. Coronade is a historic district not far from downtown with a strong artistic presence and plenty of good restaurants just a short walk away.
Inside this breezy and tastefully designed guesthouse, you should have all you need for a great time in town. The Airbnb features a studio layout, centering around a queen bed. Although not big on space, you’ll still have a bench to eat at as well as a nice big table under the gazebo in the backyard. Cooking for yourself shouldn’t be difficult thanks to the full kitchen which is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, and fridge.
French doors lead from the guesthouse to the backyard, hammock, and patio, giving you more space if you’re feeling cooped up indoors. Guests also have access to superhost Sky’s laundry facilities if needed and can have fresh eggs daily from her chickens. Additional amenities include keyless entry, a TV with DirectTV, high-speed Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning, although screen doors are a nice alternative for cooling the room.
Splendid 5-acre Cowboy Hideaway with Mini-Donkeys!
To enjoy a vacation that feels remote but isn’t actually all that far from the city, this hideaway is an ideal choice. Located to the north of Tucson in the vicinity of Casa Adobes, this Airbnb in Arizona provides guests with welcome solitude. And yet, there are also restaurants and malls just a few minutes drive away and downtown Tucson is only 15 to 20 minutes by car.
Part of a large 5-acre estate, you’ll be staying in a guesthouse just outside the main house. Guests will likely be pleased with how spacious it is inside, especially since it’s only meant for two people. In the bedroom you’ll find a king bed, while the other room features a cozy living area and kitchen. A gas stove will be sure to keep you warm at night, while Wi-Fi and cable TV will keep you entertained.
But there’s so much more to this Airbnb than what’s found in your room. Guests have access to the various patios around the main house, the unheated outdoor pool, the basketball court, and local walking paths. Then there are the ranch’s horses and donkeys who you can get to know up close.
Why not mix things up for your next vacation and stay in a renovated Airstream trailer? It may be one of the smaller Arizona Airbnbs out there, but it will sure make for some special memories. This Airstream is situated in a semi-rural area outside of Flagstaff with some wonderful views of sunset and the San Francisco Peaks.
Considering the limited space inside the trailer, it’s a bit impressive that the Airstream can sleep as many as four guests. In a nook at the end of the trailer there is a queen bed for two, while there is also a sofa bed if need be. Besides that, there’s a fold-out table for meals, and a well-equipped kitchen, featuring a microwave, hotplate, electric skillet, and fridge. Coffee and snacks are provided by superhost Josh, and fresh eggs are also available.
Outdoor spaces are important with a setup like this one, making the picnic table, fire pit, and BBQ grill outside your trailer more welcome than ever. Other nice touches that will enhance your time include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a travel crib for little ones.
Tiny House Cozy Cabin by Zion, Grand Canyon, Bryce
Another option for travelers that don’t need much space is to seek out tiny houses for rent in Arizona – like this one. This Airbnb is found in the rural community of Cane Beds just near the Utah border in northern Arizona. From there, you can reach Zion National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Bryce Canyon, giving you plenty of options for exploring.
Staying at this cozy cabin, there’s only enough room for two guests. This makes it great for a secluded couples getaway or a solo retreat for those seeking somewhere free of distractions. Featuring a studio layout, the cabin comes with a queen bed, a small dining table, and a kitchen equipped with a mini-fridge, microwave, hot plate, and more. Superhost Laura will also provide the makings for a simple breakfast, including fresh eggs and other essentials.
Guests here can easily distract themselves with hiking, mountain biking, and enjoying the canyons, forests, and fields of the surrounding landscape. You can also just sit on the porch and admire the view from there. Despite its remote nature, the cabin is equipped with Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.
Cozy Desert Oasis
When looking for short term apartment rentals in Arizona, it’s rare to find ones with as much character as this Scottsdale Airbnb. Located just a five minute drive from Oldtown Scottsdale and the airport, this guesthouse rests just below Papago Mountain and near Phoenix Zoo. This means you’ll have hiking trails and attractions close by, while also being able to enjoy easy access to the shops and restaurants of the city center.
Stepping into this studio suite, the first thing to catch your eye is surely the decor. The bull skull and carefully-chosen desert color scheme will do that. At one end of the room lies a queen bed, with a couch, breakfast bar, and kitchen occupying the rest of the space. Superhost Nicole does her best to make guests feel welcome by providing breakfast and stocking the fridge with drinks.
You’ll also have a full kitchen with a stove, oven, and microwave at your disposal for preparing meals. Additional amenities in the room include Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning, while guests have access to free parking and a shared laundry room.
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Modern Condo in Uptown Phoenix
Few vacation apartments for rent in Arizona manage to offer both a fantastic central location, while also delivering on style. And yet, that’s what you get with this modern condo in Uptown Phoenix. The surrounding residential neighborhood is nice and green, with lots of local restaurants and shopping, while downtown is only a fifteen minute drive away.
Only couples and solo travelers will want to look into staying at this Airbnb Plus, as this one bedroom condo has only a queen bed. There’s still plenty of space though, with a fun and colorful living room and a big, fully-equipped kitchen including a gas oven, range, and fridge. Guests also have access to a nice patio area and a backyard, where there’s also a BBQ grill available for use.
To make your stay comfortable, the condo features a long list of amenities like air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, a smart TV with Netflix, and a washer/dryer. That’s not to mention free parking and the option for self check-in, both great perks that aren’t always guaranteed when you rent an apartment in Arizona for vacation.
Rural Homestead at Grand Canyon
Finding an Airbnb near Grand Canyon National Park may seem like quite a challenge, but it’s actually not thanks to Airbnbs like this one. Found in the small village of Valle near the South Rim entrance to the park, it’s an easy 30 minute drive to see one of America’s most cherished landmarks. Surrounded by ranches and not much else, there you’ll enjoy views of the Arizona desert and a clear night sky.
One of the larger vacation homes for rent in Arizona, this three bedroom homestead can sleep up to six people with a queen bed, two singles, and bunk beds. There are also two bathrooms so this house will work equally well for families and groups of friends. Beyond that, the home features a large living room and kitchen with a family dining table.
Preparing meals here should be no trouble thanks to the fridge, oven, stove, and microwave in the fully-equipped kitchen. You also have access to a BBQ grill if you’re more in the mood for that. Other nice touches include Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, a washer/dryer, and an indoor fireplace in the living room.
Sedona’s Best Casita – Best Views, Sunsets, Pool
Are you after a Sedona Airbnb that really lets you enjoy the landscape while also having easy access to town? Then this Airbnb on the edge of West Sedona bordering national forest is going to be hard to ignore. Take just one look at the incredible views it boasts over the rugged countryside and nowhere else will quite compare.
Four guests can comfortably fit in this one bedroom house, thanks to the king bed in the master bedroom and a double Murphy Bed in the living room. Couples and families will therefore find this a great fit, especially given how much space there is. Guests not only have a living room to relax in, but also a private balcony with an outdoor hot tub and the pool deck that is shared with one other house.
While the BBQ grill has the best view when cooking, the large fully-equipped kitchen is not to be ignored either. Further amenities include a fireplace, smart TV, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and air-conditioning.
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On The Water In Havasu
With a lakefront location, it’s easy to imagine yourself having a relaxing time at this Arizona Airbnb. Sitting on the island of Lake Havasu City, this unit enjoys a fantastic view of the water and sunset, making it a great pick for those wanting some fun on the water for their vacation. Those hoping to bring a boat with them will especially appreciate this Airbnb as there’s a private buoy for you to tie your boat to right in front of the property.
This one bedroom unit is able to sleep up to four guests, with a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. As such, it will best suit couples, older families, or small groups. However, this property isn’t recommended for families with young children due to the low barrier around its outdoor balcony.
Chief among the amenities is the unit’s full kitchen, while there is also Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning. It’s worth mentioning that this unit is part of Sam’s Beachcomber Resort, meaning you also get access to all the resort’s communal amenities, like the pool, spa, laundry facilities, workout room, and game room.
My Sedona Place – Home Sweet Dome!
Hoping to find a unique Airbnb in Arizona that will bring something different to your trip? Then this dome-shaped Airbnb in Sedona Arizona will be right up your alley. Located in a quiet and secluded residential area in West Sedona, guests will enjoy plenty of space, superb Red Rock views, and easy access to nearby restaurants and shopping.
Under its large geodesic dome, this house can accommodate up to seven guests. There are three bedrooms consisting of an upstairs master room with queen bed and ensuite, and two main floor rooms with a queen bed in one and two twins in the other. Finally, there’s a rolly-away cot if needed, meaning large families and groups should be able to make it work. It helps that there are two bathrooms, as well as a bright open living area and fully-equipped kitchen.
Outside, you’ll find a nice patio area with some classic views and a BBQ grill. Additional amenities include a washer/dryer, a TV with a Blu-Ray player, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning. Not that you’ll need much when you could be out hiking and mountain biking on local trails through the stunning landscape.
No matter what you’re looking for in terms of accommodation, Arizona seems to have no trouble catering to all tastes. We’re confident that these suggestions for Airbnbs in Arizona will help shape your trip and show you the full potential of what the state has to offer.