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.
Hyde Park Flat With Bikes
This gorgeous one-bedroom Airbnb Plus is the perfect getaway for couples or families, featuring a modern-chic motif with wood floors and a bright, airy feel. In the living room, you can curl up with a book on the sofa in front of the window or watch a movie on the 60-inch smart TV. The kitchen is stocked with everything you need to prepare a meal, including a food processor, an electric range, and an electric stand mixer.
After a day of exploring the city, you can snuggle up in the bedroom’s plush queen bed. There is a tub/shower combo in the bathroom, along with a blow-dryer, shampoo, and body wash. You can even get some laundry done with the in-unit washer and dryer. Those traveling with little ones will be happy to know the home also offers family-friendly amenities, such as toys, a stroller, baby gates, and a crib.
You’ll also have access to a private garage and a furnished balcony. Superhosts Skyler and Brian even supply two cruiser bikes, letting you explore the city in style!
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.
Midcentury Home in Old North End
If you’re on the hunt for a homey Boise Airbnb that can accommodate up to six guests, superhost Alec has the perfect rental for you. This three-bedroom house is only a 10-minute drive from the city’s top attractions, including Downtown, Zoo Boise, and Camel’s Back Park.
The home’s interior features bold pops of colors, wood floors, and plenty of natural light. In the master bedroom, you can sink into a comfortable queen bed and store all your luggage in the massive walk-in closet. The second bedroom also has a queen bed and a built-in closet. There are two double beds in the third bedroom, which is perfect for kids. The full laundry room is also particularly helpful for families with kids.
In the living room, you can curl up on the couch and binge-watch your favorite shows on the smart TV. The kitchen boasts ample counter space, stainless steel appliances, and a six-person dining table. Of course, you don’t have to eat indoors: You can also enjoy the large outdoor space, complete with a fire table, a barbecue, and a deck surrounded by fairy lights.
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.
Rustic Farmhouse Close to Downtown
With its contemporary-rustic style, this beautiful Boise Airbnb is the ideal getaway for couples or solo travelers. The house is located on the edge of the North End, within walking distance of Freak Alley Gallery, and provides one on-site parking space as well as free street parking.
The interior boasts a stylish country motif with gorgeous wood accents and plenty of windows, allowing abundant natural light. After a day of sightseeing, you can enjoy a good night’s rest in the queen bed. There is also a built-in closet with a stacked washer and dryer and a luggage rack. The bathroom features a beautiful tile mosaic, a well-lit vanity, and a tub/shower combo.
The kitchen has a sleek, modern feel, thanks to its stainless steel appliances and white countertops. Superhost Barbara also provides complimentary pods for the coffee maker. You can enjoy your meals surrounded by windows in the dining room.
The living room features a 52-inch smart TV, perfect for enjoying a movie night or watching the news with your morning cup of joe. That’s not even the only entertainment option in the house, as Barbara provides board games, books, and bicycles.
Spacious Downtown Studio in Historic Home
If you’re looking for the best Boise Airbnbs in Downtown, check out superhost Peter’s place. You can walk to the main area of Downtown from here in 10 minutes.
This private studio is inside a historic home that has been split into apartments, and it still holds plenty of its original charm alongside the modern touches. The living room and bedroom area features a couch, a queen bed, and a 50-inch smart TV that lets you access your favorite streaming services. In the kitchen, you’ll find stainless steel appliances and a lovely breakfast table facing a window to the front garden. Peter has also stocked the bathroom with all the essentials, including shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and a blow-dryer.
You’ll have access to the apartments’ shared spaces, including a fully fenced backyard, which is perfect for this pet-friendly rental. Other amenities include a barbecue and patio in the backyard, a washer and dryer, and on-site parking.
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.
Colorful Apartment in North End Triplex
Featuring eclectic lighting with a modern-contemporary feel, this funky suite is a great short-term apartment rental in Boise for couples or small families. It can sleep up to four guests, thanks to the pullout couch in the living room.
The living room also makes a fun hangout space, boasting a smart TV and even a small library, and one of the accent sliding doors opens to the kitchen to create an open floor plan. The kitchen provides everything you need to prepare meals, including cooking spices, chef’s knives, and stainless steel appliances. The breakfast nook is the ideal place to enjoy a family meal or play one of the board games that superhosts Phil and Dana provide.
Along with the plush queen bed, the bedroom features room-darkening shades, a large dresser with a mirror, and an en suite bathroom. After a long day, you can enjoy a relaxing bubble bath in the clawfoot tub or rinse off with the attached shower. Upstairs, you’ll find a private office with a desk, chair, and window – perfect for remote work.
Chic North End Apartment Near Hiking Trails
If you’re looking for a cozy retreat for yourself or you and your partner, check out this fantastic one-bedroom apartment. The home is in a quiet North End neighborhood, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Somerset Hills hiking area is just down the street, and you can drive to Downtown in less than 10 minutes.
The apartment boasts high ceilings, modern furnishings, and plenty of natural light. You can enjoy a good night’s rest in the queen bed, and the bedroom also has a massive walk-in closet, where you’ll find a washer and dryer along with plenty of storage space. The bathroom is stocked with essentials such as shampoo, body wash, and a blow-dryer.
In the living room, you can curl up on one of the couches in front of the fireplace and relax with a glass of wine, play chess, or watch a movie. The kitchen features gorgeous wooden countertops, stainless steel appliances, and complimentary coffee. At the end of the day, you can head out to the balcony and enjoy a drink in the open air.
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.
Luxurious Home With Hot Tub
Spend your evenings soaking in the private hot tub at a luxurious Airbnb in Boise. This stunning house in the Hyde Park Historic District is the ideal getaway for up to six people. You can walk to Camel’s Back Park and the Hyde Park dining area from here in less than five minutes!
The home’s interior has a sleek, modern feel with dark wall accents and comfortable furniture. In the living room, you’ll find a small library beside the fireplace, a 58-inch high-definition TV, and a pullout double bed. The kitchen’s granite countertops and large island give you plenty of space to prepare meals. There’s a washer and dryer in the upstairs loft, where you’ll also find a dedicated office space for remote work.
The master bedroom features a comfortable king bed, a balcony, and an en suite bathroom with a double vanity and walk-in shower. You also have a queen bed in the second bedroom and a double bed in the third. In addition to the hot tub, the backyard boasts a stone fire pit and a patio bistro set.
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.