Known as the City of Trees, Boise is a popular choice of destination for those who want to combine a city trip with lots of time in nature. Boise is the state capital of Idaho and has surged in popularity in recent years thanks to its abundant green spaces and burgeoning bar and restaurant scene. It certainly helps that travelers will also find lots of vacation rentals in Boise on Airbnb that suit both weekend getaways and longer visits.
What follows is a handpicked selection of the best Airbnbs in Boise, showcasing all the types of accommodation that exist there. To ensure these are indeed the best, this list is full of superhosts: owners identified by Airbnb as having a record of good reviews. There’s even one property here that has earned Airbnb Plus status, a sign that they’ve undergone in-person inspections to ensure their quality.
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Private Boise Sunset Studio
Those looking for a simple place to stay will find this Airbnb in Boise Idaho a perfect fit for their trip. Located in the Sunset district of Boise, with pleasant tree-lined streets and a relaxed atmosphere, it’s an easy area to settle into.
In this studio guesthouse, you’ll have enough room to comfortably fit two people, although three is also possible. The accommodation comes with a queen bed, and an air mattress if needed. Beyond the sleeping space, the studio features a small dining table within the kitchen and a cozy living area. As the guesthouse isn’t huge, you’ll surely welcome the private courtyard area you have out in the garden where you can sit with your coffee or a drink.
The real strength of this accommodation is the extensive facilities it offers. It starts with the full kitchen that comes equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, and fridge, that’s perfect for preparing your own meals. But there are other amenities as well, like Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and free parking.
Tiny House Paradise w/ Beautiful Private Garden
With a well-styled modern decor that oozes coziness, this guesthouse is surely one of the best Boise Airbnbs on the market. Situated in the family-friendly neighborhood of Central Rim, you’ll be staying an easy walk from the Boise River Greenbelt and Downtown.
While it isn’t a huge guesthouse, this Airbnb can sleep up to four people. Sharing its studio space there is a queen bed and a sofa bed, making it suitable for families or friends that don’t need much privacy. Elsewhere in the space is a dining table, a kitchen, and a bathroom. For a little more room, guests also have a private yard to enjoy with patio furniture, a lawn, and greenery.
Guests interested in longer stays will be pleased to have a full kitchen at their disposal, complete with a microwave, stove, oven, and fridge for your use. Perhaps just as useful will be the 2 spots for parking in the driveway. Further amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, and a travel crib.
26th Street Studio – West Downtown Boise
Easily one of the best Airbnb rentals in Boise in terms of style is this elegant guesthouse. Found in the historic neighborhood of West End you’ll have bars, restaurants, and parks within walking distance. You’ll also have easy access to Downtown and the freeway, making getting in and out of the city nice and straightforward.
Another studio guesthouse, you’ll also be able to have up to four guests stay here thanks to the king bed and sofa bed. The real charm of this Airbnb though is its gorgeous decor with every little detail carefully considered to create a very inviting space. This even extends to the bathroom where you’ll discover a big claw foot bathtub surrounded by fresh, new tiles. Other spaces include a breakfast table, a kitchen, living room, and an excellent patio with plenty of seating.
The kitchen has all the usual facilities, not that you’ll need it in the mornings as superhost Sara provides complimentary coffee and a simple breakfast. Beyond that, additional amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and smart locks for self check-in.
Dog Friendly Central Rim Stylish Suite Next to DT!
If you don’t need a lot of space in your Boise Airbnb, a place like this is well worth considering. This guest suite is located in the Central Rim area, just a few blocks to the city’s Greenbelt. It may take longer to reach Downtown Boise on foot, but by car it’s only a five minute drive.
Because of its small confines, this guest suite is very much meant for couples or solo travelers with just one queen-size bed. This is a dog-friendly Airbnb, so it could actually host two people and one furry friend. Aside from the sleeping area, this suite also has a small living space, kitchenette, and full bathroom. One nice thing about this guest suite is that it was only built in 2018, meaning most of the furnishings and facilities are fresh and new.
Over in the kitchenette you’ll find a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee-maker, and wine rack. And there are extra amenities like Wi-Fi, smart TV, air-conditioning, and free driveway parking.
Escape Off Broadway!
Few vacation apartments for rent in Boise offer such unbelievable value as this fantastic apartment. Found at the northern end of the Southeast Boise district, you won’t have to go far to reach all the coffee shops and restaurants on Broadway Ave. It also couldn’t be simpler to get downtown, as it’s just a quick drive or bus ride.
What’s immediately noticeable about this two bedroom basement apartment is that there’s plenty of space for you to spread out. Big enough for four guests, each bedroom features a queen bed and there’s also a floor mattress should you need. The apartment also has a large open concept room that combines a living room, dining room, and kitchen. It’s even big enough to have a bar that can seat four people, as well as a drop leaf table that can take six, and a large sofa area.
So that you can cook for yourself during your stay, the full kitchen comes with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. Outside, guests have access to the BBQ grill and fire pit. The apartment also comes with perks like a laundry room, Wi-Fi, indoor fireplace, TV, and heating/cooling.
Take a Deep Breath at the North End Nordic Loft
For a sleek and modern place to stay you can’t pass up this exceptional loft. Located in the historic North End, you’re just a few blocks from the coffee shops and eateries of Hyde Park Village. This is one of those Boise Airbnbs that’s great for a local experience, while also not being far from Downtown.
Featuring a flawless Danish minimalist interior design, this Airbnb Plus makes clever use of its studio space. The loft actually doesn’t feel that compact, thanks to its white interior, and the skylights which let in plenty of natural light. But this studio is very much meant for solo travelers or couples, with just a queen bed. Filling the rest of the space is a living area with a sofa, small dining table, and full kitchen equipped with stainless steel appliances.
To give you a little outdoor space, guests have a private yard at their disposal, complete with a table and chairs, BBQ grill, and fire pit. This is especially handy as you’re allowed to have pets at this Airbnb. Other amenities with this studio include a European-style laundry, Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and an option for self check-in.
#StayinMyDistrict Hyde Park Newly Remodeled Loft
Another loft Airbnb in Boise, this property gives you an enjoyable place to stay in a popular part of town. We’re speaking of course of the Hyde Park area in Boise’s North End, known for its coffee shops, restaurants, and unique shopping. From this location, you can quickly reach Downtown, but also hit the slopes of Bogus Basin Ski Resort in around 30 minutes.
Staying in this studio loft is best suited to couples or solo travelers, simply based on available space. That said, parents with a young child should be fine as the studio does have a queen bed and sofa bed, so it can fit at most three people. Within this detached studio loft you have a sleeping area, a full kitchen, and a private bathroom. One other nice touch is the two private upstairs patios you have off the loft.
Guests also have access to a variety of amenities shared with the rest of the building, including laundry, outdoor patio, gas fireplace, BBQ grill, and cruiser bikes. Then there are the amenities available in-room, such as Wi-Fi, smart TV, baby items, and heating/air-conditioning.
Luxury Vacation Home in Heart of Boise
Not short on style, this guesthouse is another great Airbnb for people after somewhere that feels like home. Situated in South Boise Village, you can enjoy the peaceful surrounding greenery of local walking trails and parks. As for restaurants, you’ll want to drive over to Broadway Ave., while Downtown is only a little further away.
Although this is a one bedroom guesthouse, it can sleep at most four people. But there is some flexibility in the sleeping arrangements, with a queen bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed in the living room, and the possibility of inflatable mattresses. In this two storey guesthouse, you have the living room, dining area, and kitchen downstairs under high ceilings. Upstairs is the bedroom, full bathroom, and laundry area. Finally, there’s a small outdoor spot with some seats under grape vines that’s perfectly inviting on nice days.
There’s much more than style to this Airbnb though. It boasts a fully functional kitchen, complete with oven, stove, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, so you can dine in during your stay. Additional benefits include high speed Wi-Fi, cable TV, baby items, an EV charger, and air-conditioning.
Amy and Anita’s North End Downtown Condo
While there are plenty of short term apartment rentals in Boise to choose from, it’s hard to ignore an amazing condo like this one. Found between North End and Downtown Boise, you couldn’t ask for a better spot in the city. Just a short walk away are the restaurants and bars of Downtown.
Quiet and comfortable, this first floor condo is an ideal base for exploring what Boise has to offer visitors. It can host up to four guests with a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. Inside this airy and modern condo you’ll also have a dining area, kitchen, full bathroom, and covered back patio. One useful thing to note is that this is quite accessibility-friendly, with no steps to get in.
There’s plenty here in the condo to keep you entertained: games, books, DVDs, Netflix, and Amazon Prime TV. You’ll also have a full kitchen to use, equipped with an oven, stove, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. Other amenities include the Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, self check-in, and free on-site parking.
Hyde Park Happy Place
Many travelers would surely be thrilled to stay in a charming cottage like this given the chance. Located less than a block from Hyde Park in Boise’s historic North End, you’ll have everything you could need nearby. Hyde Park offers up restaurants, coffee shops, and ice cream stores, while also providing convenient access to Downtown and the nature of Camel’s Back Park.
One of the quainter Airbnbs in Boise, this cottage dates back to 1911 and has some nice little touches with its decor that reminds you of its legacy. Not that this house is a relic though, as it’s been outfitted with a modern kitchen and welcome comforts like Wi-Fi, TV, a washer/dryer, and air-conditioning. In fact, with the kitchen and its stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher, you’ll have no problem self-catering during your stay.
As for sleeping arrangements, this two bedroom home can accommodate up to four guests. With a queen bed in one room and a double in the other, it’s a nice setup for young families or friends traveling together. You can spend time in the shady backyard, on the front porch, or inside in the living room.
Luxury Living Located by The Historic Depot
While there are a great deal of house rentals in Boise Idaho to choose from, few are quite as spacious as this one. Situated in the quiet, residential neighborhood of Depot Bench, this house puts you just up the hill from Downtown. What’s more, Boise Airport is only a five-minute drive, making coming and going super straightforward.
Look inside this house and you’ll be immediately taken by its modern yet homely feel. That applies not only to the inviting living room, but also the house’s two bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king bed and luxurious ensuite bathroom, while the second bedroom comes with a queen bed. Thanks to the option of an extra queen-size air mattress, this home can sleep up to six people, which is good news for slightly larger groups.
Other spaces for guests include a second bathroom, dining area, gourmet kitchen, and a tranquil backyard. One nice touch is the ability to park two cars in the driveway, while amenities like Wi-Fi, TV, laundry facilities, and air-conditioning, aren’t bad either.
Modern & Private Guest House, Close to Downtown!!!
To some, this Boise Airbnb may well be the perfect option for their trip to Idaho. Found in the Sunset/Veterans Park area of the city, it enjoys a central location just a short drive to the heart of Downtown. Even closer is the freeway out of the city and the lively hub of Hyde Park.
Inside this affordable and uncomplicated guesthouse you’ll have all the essentials for a short stay in Boise. Since it features a studio layout, it’s not a particularly spacious place, but for couples or solo travelers it should prove to be a cozy fit. Besides a king bed to sleep on, the guesthouse has a sitting area with a coffee table, a small kitchenette, and a private bathroom. Guests have a small patio outside, as well as free access to the shared backyard and free off-street parking.
For your convenience, the studio’s kitchenette comes with a sink, coffee maker, mini fridge, and microwave. Parents traveling with an infant can request a pack & play crib, making this an option for them too. Further amenities include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, and heating/air-conditioning.
Madison Cottage – Super Cute & Private
It’s hard to imagine a better option in Boise more suited to a weekend trip for two than this cute cottage. Located in the neighborhood of West End just outside Downtown Boise, you’ll have no trouble sightseeing or finding places to eat.
With its small size and queen bed, this cottage is clearly meant for couples and solo travelers. A nice thing about this cottage is that despite its compact nature, it doesn’t have a studio layout. Beyond the bedroom, you also have a living room, kitchen, and full bathroom.
It should be said that this cottage isn’t lacking in practicality, especially when it comes to the kitchen. There is an oven, stove, microwave, and fridge, which allows you to cook for yourself. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, TV with Roku, a travel crib, air-conditioning, and access to laundry facilities. Finally, this cottage is set up with self check-in available and free parking on the premises.
Charming and Convenient
Travelers seeking a room for rent in Boise Idaho can’t go past this wonderful and reasonably-priced spot. Situated right at the heart of the Boise Bench district, this Airbnb is in a very serene part of the city. Still, Downtown is only 10 minutes drive, so it’s far from remote.
Staying in this townhouse, you’ll be sharing the home of superhost Atina and her two cats. Guests have a private room on the upper level of the townhouse, fitted with a queen bed that sleeps two. The room comes with delicate decor, a desk to work at, and two chairs. On the same floor is your private bathroom which has a bathtub and shower.
Beyond your private space, guests have access to the refrigerator and coffee maker in the kitchen, as well as the washer/dryer. You’ll also be able to enjoy the indoor fireplace in the living room, or make use of the BBQ grill outside when it’s warm. Extra amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, free parking, and air-conditioning/heating.
Cozy Clean Bed and Bath With Private Entrance
An interesting alternative to staying in the city, if you have a car, is this private room in the neighboring city of Nampa. Situated in the safe and quiet neighborhood of Franklin Village, it’s not too hard to reach the freeway and make the 20 minute drive to Boise.
During your time here you’ll be sharing the home of superhost Rita and you’ll have your own private room. In the room is a double bed with a pillow top mattress and hotel grade sheets, meaning couples along with single travelers should be suitably comfortable. To help with your stay, the room comes equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, and mini fridge. Even better, you’ll also have a private bathroom all to yourself just outside the bedroom door.
In addition to all that, guests have a front porch with a table and chairs to themselves and a private entrance to their room. Other benefits of staying here include free parking outside the house, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
As you can see, there are lots of Airbnbs in Boise that can enhance your trip with their interesting and comfortable setup. No matter the reason for your vacation to Idaho, one of these places is bound to be right up your alley.