Known for its golden-sand shores and vibrant cultural attractions, Long Beach is one California gem that you don’t want to miss. Visitors can partake in exciting water activities, attend concerts and festivals, or enjoy a romantic stroll along one of the many scenic walkways. The iconic Queen Mary is also docked in this exciting SoCal city, and the charming Shoreline Village is home to countless opportunities for shopping and fine dining.
To help you find the perfect vacation rental for your trip, we’ve curated this list of the best Airbnbs in Long Beach. We want to ensure that these Airbnbs are outstanding and consistently well rated, so most of the rentals listed are presided over by superhosts and they all boast Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are hosts with a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive status reserved for stylish Airbnbs that have been verified through in-person inspection. Each listing also features essential modern comforts, including high-speed Wi-Fi and air-conditioning.
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Quiet Getaway in an Enchanting Villa
Kicking off our list is a beautiful Italian villa with all of the comforts of home and all of the luxuries of a high-end hotel.
Originally built in 1921, this recently restored house for rent in Long Beach is characterized by massive arched windows, curved ceilings, and elegant modern artwork. The spacious one-bedroom abode comes equipped with a comfy queen-size bed with a pillowtop mattress and makes an ideal stay for solo travelers and couples. There is also a big sunny living area with a Smart TV, and the rental comes with a private full bathroom and a full kitchen with white marble countertops. At the front of the home, you’ll find a quaint front porch surrounded by lush green trees, and guests have access to a charming backyard with a grill.
Located just a block away from the beach, the villa is within walking distance of countless great places to eat, drink, and shop.
Charming Long Beach Airbnb With a Private Hot Tub
Set just a short walk away from the beach, this handcrafted home is nestled in a beautiful neighborhood surrounded by California bungalows and green parks.
The warm interior is filled with natural light, and the space is beautifully decorated with heirloom artwork, antique furnishings, and stained-glass accents. Up to four guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home, which comes furnished with a comfy queen-size bed and a living room sofa bed. The interior is spacious and equipped with a large full kitchen and a spa-like full bathroom, making it the perfect home away from home for a couple or a small family. There is also a gorgeous antique workspace in the living area in case you need to catch up on some work, and additional amenities include a TV, a laundry room, and beach essentials. Guests are also welcome to bring their pets along.
The best feature of this unique house rental in Long Beach is the impressive two-level outdoor space, which comes with a private stone patio with an in-ground hot tub and a cozy firepit. There is also a spacious grilling area surrounded by trees, where you can enjoy a quiet evening in the fresh air or invite some friends over for a fun get-together.
Studio Guesthouse in Belmont Shore
This Spanish-style studio is located just steps away from the shore and makes one of the best Long Beach Airbnbs for solo travelers and couples.
Decorated with colorful artwork, terracotta tiles, and warm wooden accents, this stylish studio combines charming traditional décor and chic modern elements. The bedroom area is furnished with a comfy queen-size bed, and the rental comes with a shiny modern bathroom with an oversized walk-in shower. There is also a convenient kitchenette complete with a mini fridge, a microwave, and a hot plate, and outside you’ll find a lovely stone patio with outdoor furnishings and a comfy shaded sitting area.
Belmont Shore is a friendly and walkable neighborhood, and this fabulous Airbnb in Long Beach is surrounded by great restaurants, fun water activities, and vibrant music events.
Remodeled Home Near Downtown
Another modern Long Beach Airbnb with a stylish interior and a convenient location, this private house rental makes the perfect stay for couples and small families.
Furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed, the one-bedroom home can comfortably sleep up to four guests. High ceilings, and an open layout make the space feel spacious and airy, and the sunny interior is decorated with unique artwork and sumptuous furnishings. The cozy living area is equipped with a wall-mounted Smart TV, and luxurious features like heated floors and brand-new appliances ensure a comfortable and homelike stay. The rental also comes with a modern full bathroom with a relaxing soaking tub, and there is a full kitchen with brand-new stainless-steel appliances and a dishwasher.
The beach is less than two miles away from this idyllic home rental, and downtown Long Beach is also nearby.
Historic Downtown Apartment
For a unique apartment rental with a historic location, check out this charming condo rental in Long Beach.
The romantic interior is appointed with lush velvet furnishings, modern amenities, and handcrafted details. There is one spacious bedroom in the rental, which features one queen-size bed with a memory foam mattress, a Smart TV, and an Amazon Echo. The elegant living area also comes with a Smart TV, and the Murphy bed can sleep an additional two guests. Although the full kitchen is equipped with modern stainless-steel appliances, it still retains its original historic charm with checkered floors and charming artwork. There is also one full bathroom in the rental, and additional amenities include a convenient study desk and a laundry closet.
Located in the historic district of Willmore, this convenient Airbnb in Long Beach is just 10 minutes away from the beach.
Spacious Mid-Century Modern Home
If you’re looking for a spacious rental house in Long Beach fit for a large group of friends and family, check out this four-bedroom abode in a friendly neighborhood.
Up to eight guests can stay in the stylish vacation rental, which comes furnished with eight single beds and features 2.5 clean and spacious bathrooms. There is also a large living area with designer furnishings, a fancy modern fireplace, and a large Smart TV. Glass doors let in a ton of natural light and lead onto a private terrace, where you’ll find a patio table and a fun grilling area. If you feel like eating in, the home is equipped with a gorgeous full kitchen and a dedicated dining area, and additional amenities include a dishwasher and a washer and dryer.
Nestled in a quiet part of Long Beach, this lovely vacation rental is just 20 minutes away from Disneyland and is within walking distance of plenty of great shops and restaurants.
Stylish Studio Near the Beach
Perfect for a romantic getaway or a fun solo adventure, this short-term rental in Long Beach is set within walking distance of several exciting attractions.
The sunny interior is characterized by bright white finishes and colorful accents, and the lovely bedroom area is furnished with a queen-size bed and a comfy blue loveseat. Rattan furnishings and cheerful artwork add to the vibrant interior design, and the rental comes with one private full bathroom and a private full kitchen with a small breakfast table. Additional amenities include a TV and a washer and dryer.
From this convenient Long Beach Airbnb, guests can easily drive to Disneyland and downtown Los Angeles.
Bohemian Getaway by the Beach
Nestled on a quiet residential street in Belmont Shore, this charming cottage is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Long Beach for guests interested in a tranquil getaway by the ocean.
The home boasts a calming blue and white interior and lively coastal design elements, and the rental’s proximity to the shore means you can open up the large windows and enjoy the salty sea breeze. Up to four guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental, which is furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed. There is also an updated full kitchen featuring stainless-steel appliances and a convenient breakfast bar, and the full bathroom is equipped with a luxurious rain-style walk-in shower. The comfy papasan chair in the bedroom is the perfect place to curl up with a book, and the bright living area comes with a Smart TV and a charming breakfast nook. Surrounded by a white picket fence, the beautiful outdoor area features a modern firepit and cozy Adirondack chairs.
The neighborhood’s main street, Second Street, is just a stone’s throw away from the apartment and offers popular restaurants, coffee shops, and boutiques.
Sophisticated Long Beach Suite
This stylish beach apartment is stocked with high-end amenities and makes the perfect home base for exploring the vibrant atmosphere of Long Beach.
Another great option for couples and small groups, the one-bedroom suite comes furnished with a luxurious queen-size bed with a memory foam mattress. There is also a beautifully decorated living room surrounded by windows and equipped with a Smart TV, a cozy sofa, and a dining table. Around the corner, you’ll find a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, heated floors, a dishwasher, and an espresso machine. Glass doors in the living area lead onto a private covered patio, which comes furnished with a cozy outdoor sofa and a dining table, and the rental comes with one luxurious full bathroom with a relaxing soaking tub. Additional amenities include a small study nook, a laundry room, and free parking on the premises.
Located in the trendy neighborhood of Alamitos Beach, this unique Airbnb in Long Beach offers easy access to the popular art hub known as Retro Row. The shore is also just a 10-minute walk away, and the Long Beach Convention Center is nearby.
Hidden Long Beach Cottage
Take in the fresh ocean air from the private patio of this luxurious cottage in Alamitos Beach.
The home comes with one bedroom with a heavenly double bed and a spacious living area with a large Murphy bed. Extra features like memory foam mattresses, soothing warm lighting, and high-quality linens will make you feel right at home, and the private full kitchen and laundry closet make this a great choice for long-term stays. In the sunny bedroom, you’ll find a wall-mounted Smart TV and a luxurious en suite bathroom, and the rental even comes with a formal dining area where you can enjoy meals with the family.
Guests can walk just 15 minutes to the shore, and the neighborhood is filled with fun street art and unique shops and galleries. No matter how you choose to spend your stay, you can’t go wrong with this beautiful beach house in Long Beach.
Naples Island Getaway
Rent a house in Long Beach that comes with an ultra-modern interior and an incredible private outdoor space with this sophisticated cottage.
Up to six guests can stay in the spacious two-bedroom home, which comes furnished with two double beds and one king-size bed. There is also a spacious living area featuring a velvet sectional sofa and an opulent crystal chandelier, and the rental comes with one full bathroom and an in-unit washer and dryer. Preparing meals is a breeze in the state-of-the-art full kitchen, and additional amenities include beach essentials and baby gear provided upon request. Outside, you’ll find a relaxing private hot tub and a shaded grilling and dining area perfect for entertaining.
Nestled among the plentiful shops and restaurants of Second Street, this stylish Long Beach Airbnb is just a block away from Naples Canal and Mother’s Beach.
Chic Beach Retreat
This stylish vacation rental in Long Beach is warm and welcoming and makes the perfect stay for large groups.
With three bedrooms and three full bathrooms, the rental can sleep up to six guests. There is also a charming living area with a cozy indoor fireplace and a TV, and the modern full kitchen comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances, a dishwasher, and a breakfast table. There is also a formal dining area complete with six place settings, and guests have access to a spacious garage stocked with cleaning supplies, beach towels and chairs, and a washer and dryer. Step outside to enjoy the charming private patio, complete with a flowing fountain and comfy outdoor seating.
Situated on a tranquil peninsula, this beautiful beach house offers easy access to the swimming, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing, and boating opportunities of the surrounding bay.
Dexter’s Bayfront Beach House
If you’re interested in a unique waterfront rental, check out this spacious Airbnb in Long Beach where the popular Showtime series Dexter was filmed.
Up to six guests can stay in the three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home, which comes furnished with two queen-size beds and a California king bed. There is also a sunny living area surrounded by a curved wall of picturesque windows, and the full kitchen comes equipped with a dishwasher and a breakfast bar. The full bathroom is large and luxurious with a separate walk-in shower and a deep soaking tub, and there is even a separate dining area with a coffee bar. Outdoor space includes a private patio with a grill, and guests can feel free to sit on the dock across the street and enjoy the tranquil water views.
Located right on the cool calm waters of Alamitos Bay, this unique rental offers easy access to plenty of watersport opportunities.
Trendy Long Beach Cottage
Enjoy a blissful retreat in a calm neighborhood with this cozy vacation home for rent in Long Beach.
Recently renovated, this 1920s home is filled with unique personal touches and vintage details like an old record player and a beautiful succulent garden. The stylish interior is decorated with a marine-blue theme and features tropical artwork and chic wicker furnishings. Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home comes furnished with a king-size bed with a memory foam mattress. There is also a beautiful full bathroom that matches the home’s cheerful tropical theme, and the modern full kitchen comes equipped with a dishwasher and an espresso machine. Guests also have access to a spacious living room with a large sectional sofa and a Smart TV, and there is a convenient study nook with a spacious desk and a stacked washer and dryer. Another impressive feature of this unique vacation home is the private back patio, which comes with cozy outdoor seating and an electric barbecue.
Located in a historic neighborhood filled with Craftsman homes, this charming rental is just a short stroll away from plenty of shops and restaurants, and the beach is only eight blocks away.
Tranquil Home Near the Beach
Wrapping up our list is a homey guesthouse with all of the makings of the perfect Long Beach Airbnb.
With two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, the cozy abode can sleep up to four guests, and there is even a doggy door for guests traveling with pets. The light-filled interior is decorated with unique artwork from local artists, and the pastel blue walls contribute to the home’s tranquil ambiance. There is a cozy living room with a Smart TV and a warm indoor fireplace, and the full kitchen comes equipped with beautiful wooden cabinetry and updated appliances. Guests also have access to a side patio and a balcony, and additional amenities include a laundry room and a large garage with plenty of space to park your car.
Nestled in the friendly neighborhood of Belmont Heights, the home is within walking distance of all of the best attractions.
Whether you’re looking for a simple studio or a luxurious villa, you can’t go wrong with any of the fabulous rentals on this list of the best Airbnbs in Long Beach.