Known as the City of Trees, Boise is a popular 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. You’ll also find lots of Airbnb vacation rentals in Boise that suit both weekend getaways and longer visits.
What follows is a hand-picked selection of the best Airbnbs in Boise, showcasing the various types of accommodation that exist there. To ensure these are indeed the best, we’ve only included properties with superhosts – owners identified by Airbnb as having a consistent record of good reviews. There’s even one property here with Airbnb Plus status, which means it’s undergone in-person inspections to ensure its quality.
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Private Studio Guesthouse in Sunset
If you’re looking for a simple place to stay, this Airbnb in Boise, Idaho, is a perfect fit for your trip. It’s located in the Sunset district, with pleasant tree-lined streets and a relaxed atmosphere.
This studio guesthouse can comfortably fit two people, although three is also possible, as it has a queen bed and offers an optional air mattress. 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 enjoy relaxing out in the private garden courtyard with a drink.
The real strength of this accommodation is the extensive facilities, starting with the full kitchen. Equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, and fridge, it’s perfect for preparing your own meals. The other amenities include 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.
Stylish Studio in West End
This elegant guesthouse is easily one of the best Airbnb rentals in Boise in terms of style. Staying here 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, so getting in and out of the city is nice and straightforward.
Up to four guests can stay here, thanks to the king bed and sofa bed. The charm of this Airbnb is its gorgeous decor, with every little detail carefully considered to create an inviting space. This extends to the bathroom, where you’ll discover a big clawfoot bathtub surrounded by crisp white tiles. Other spaces include a breakfast table, a kitchen, a living room, and an excellent patio with plenty of seating.
The kitchen has all the usual facilities to make meals – but you won’t need to cook in the mornings, as superhost Samantha provides complimentary coffee and a simple breakfast. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a smart TV, air conditioning, and smart locks for checking yourselves 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.
Spacious Basement Apartment off Broadway Avenue
Few vacation apartments for rent in Boise offer such unbelievable value as this fantastic apartment. It’s at the northern end of the Southeast district, so you won’t have to go far to reach all the coffee shops and restaurants on Broadway Avenue, and Downtown is just a quick drive or bus ride away.
What’s immediately noticeable about this two-bedroom basement apartment is that it has plenty of space for you to spread out. It’s big enough for four guests, with a queen bed in each bedroom and a floor mattress should you need it. The apartment also has a large open-concept room that combines a living room, dining room, and kitchen. It even has a bar that can seat four people, a drop-leaf table that can take six, and a large sofa area.
You can cook for yourself during your stay, as the full kitchen includes a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. You also have access to the barbecue grill and fire pit outside. The apartment’s other perks include a laundry room, Wi-Fi, an indoor fireplace, a smart TV, and heating and cooling.
Pet-Friendly Nordic Loft in North End
For a sleek and modern place to stay, you can’t pass up this exceptional loft in the historic North End, just a few blocks from the coffee shops and eateries of Hyde Park. This is one of those Boise Airbnbs that offers a great local experience while also being close to Downtown.
With its Danish minimalist interior design, this Airbnb Plus makes clever use of its studio space. For a loft, it actually doesn’t feel that small, thanks to its white interior and the skylights that let in plenty of natural light. Still, with just a queen bed, the studio is definitely meant for solo travelers or couples. Filling the rest of the space is a living area with a sofa, a small dining table, and a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances.
You also have a private yard at your disposal, complete with a table and chairs, a barbecue grill, and a fire pit. This is especially handy for pets, which you’re allowed to have at this Airbnb! Other amenities include a European-style laundry, Wi-Fi, a smart 4K TV, air conditioning, and the option to check yourself in.
Remodeled Loft in Hyde Park
This is another loft Airbnb in Boise that gives you an enjoyable place to stay in a popular part of town: the Hyde Park area in the North End, known for its coffee shops, restaurants, and unique shopping. You can quickly reach Downtown from this location – or hit the slopes of Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area in around 30 minutes.
Within this detached studio loft is a sleeping area, a full kitchen, and a private bathroom. One nice touch is the two private upstairs patios you have off the loft. Simply based on the available space, the loft is best for couples or solo travelers. Parents with a child should be fine, though, as the studio has both a queen bed and a sofa bed, so it can fit three people if necessary.
You’ll share various amenities with the rest of the building, including a larger patio, a laundry room, a gas fireplace, a barbecue grill, and cruiser bikes. Of course, you’ll also have plenty of in-room amenities, such as Wi-Fi, a smart TV, baby items, and heating or air conditioning.
Luxury Vacation Home in South Boise Village
Big on style, this guesthouse is another great Airbnb for people after somewhere that feels like home. You’ll be staying in South Boise Village, where you can enjoy the peaceful greenery of local walking trails and parks. For restaurants, you’ll want to drive over to Broadway Avenue, and Downtown is only a little farther away.
Although this two-story guesthouse has just one bedroom, it can sleep up to four people. There is some flexibility in the sleeping arrangements, with a queen bed in the bedroom, a sofa bed in the living room, and inflatable mattresses available upon request. The living room, dining area, and kitchen are downstairs under high ceilings. Upstairs is the bedroom, full bathroom, and laundry area. There’s also a small outdoor spot with some seats under grapevines – perfectly inviting on nice days.
There’s much more than style to this Airbnb, though. It boasts a fully functional kitchen with an oven, a stove, a microwave, a fridge, and a dishwasher, so you can dine in during your stay. Other benefits include high-speed Wi-Fi, cable TV, baby items, an electric vehicle 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 Home Near Historic Depot
While there are many house rentals in Boise, Idaho, few are quite as spacious as this one. Located in the quiet, residential neighborhood of Depot Bench, the house puts you just up the hill from Downtown. What’s more, Boise Airport is only a five-minute drive away, so coming and going is straightforward.
Look inside this house and you’ll be immediately taken with its modern yet homey feel. That applies to not only the inviting living room, but also the two bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king bed and luxurious en suite bathroom, while the second bedroom has a queen bed. Thanks to the option of an extra queen-size air mattress, the home can sleep up to six people.
Your other spaces include a second bathroom, a dining area, a gourmet kitchen, and a tranquil backyard. One nice perk is the driveway that can fit two cars, not to mention the Wi-Fi, smart TV, laundry machines, and air conditioning.
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.
Private Room in Charming Townhouse
If you need a room for rent in Boise, Idaho, you can’t look past this wonderful and reasonably priced spot. It’s right in the heart of the Boise Bench district, a serene part of the city – but hardly remote, with Downtown only a 10-minute drive away.
Sharing the townhouse of superhost Atina and her two cats, you’ll have a private room on the upper level, fitted with a queen bed that sleeps two. The room also features delicate decor, a desk for work, and two chairs. On the same floor is your private bathroom with a bathtub and shower.
Beyond your private space, you’ll have access to the refrigerator and coffee maker in the kitchen, as well as the washer and dryer. You can also enjoy the fireplace in the living room or, when it’s warm out, the barbecue grill in the yard. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, cable TV, free parking, and air conditioning or 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.
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