Set along the glimmering shores of Payette Lake, in the heart of Idaho’s best outdoor attractions, McCall, Idaho, has become one of the most popular mountain towns in the state. The town provides easy access to outdoor activities geared to everyone’s tastes and abilities, from mountain biking and hiking trails in the summer to epic skiing during the winter at the nearby Tamarack Mountain and Brundage Mountain Resorts. This quaint mountain town is an irresistible destination for those looking for a well-rounded outdoor adventure or a place to simply relax and get away from the bustle of fast-paced city life. Its delightful and small center has a true mountain town feel to it and is full of local artisan gift stores, comfort food restaurants, and cute coffee shops.
We have put together a list of the best Airbnbs in McCall so that you can explore this up-and-coming tourist destination with ease. To be certain you’re getting the best Airbnb rentals in McCall, all of our listings are superhosts –– owners identified as having good reviews and who pride themselves on offering the cleanest, best rental experience for their guests. Continue reading to find your perfect place to stay in McCall, Idaho.
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Cozy Downtown McCall Cottage
This quaint and cozy cabin rental in McCall is conveniently situated just a few blocks away from downtown and Payette Lake, making it an easy, short walk to all of the town’s must-see sights. It’s the perfect size for couples or a solo traveler looking for lodging in McCall. The white vaulted ceilings make the space bright and airy while the log design gives it the ambience of a truly rustic cabin.
Placed right in front of the warm indoor fireplace is the queen-sized bed, made up with high quality linens and plush pillows. The kitchenette provides the essential amenities, including a coffee maker, toaster, and minifridge –– everything you need to make yourself a cup of coffee to enjoy on the private patio or a bite to eat before hitting the hiking trails for the day.
To add to your experience, the rental also provides two cruiser bikes, a firepit on the private patio, and a propane grill. The affordable price and convenient location of this cozy cottage make it one of the best cabins for rent in McCall, Idaho.
Mountain Modern Getaway
Quite easily one of the most luxurious houses for rent in McCall, Idaho is the Mountain Modern Getaway. This brand-new modern home is nestled on a half-acre plot, giving it a truly secluded feel while still being only two miles from downtown McCall. The floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room look out on the expansive trees of the valley and allow natural light to pour into the spacious, modern living room.
The design of the home is contemporary and mountain modern, with an all-wood design and splashes of metal details on the outside. The home is chock-full of windows that provide ample natural light and sweeping views of the pine trees surrounding the cozy home. This generous space can sleep up to seven guests in its three bedrooms and common space, with all the beds having high-quality linens. The master bedroom, fit with a king-size bed, has gorgeous high vaulted wooden ceilings, multiple windows, and an attached master bathroom and balcony.
The fully stocked, open layout kitchen is a pleasure to cook in, boasting all the amenities you need to whip up a delicious meal for you and your guests. Spend the afternoon lounging out on the spacious deck or cozy up next to the fireplace and take in the incredible views of the mountains right from the comfort of this Airbnb in McCall.
McCall Lakeview Retreat
With views of Payette Lake and the cozy feel of a true mountain cabin, this vacation rental in McCall provides the essentials for a perfect stay. Located within a few minutes walk to the restaurants and sights of downtown, you can’t go wrong booking this two-bedroom cabin for your visit.
The cabin can sleep up to six guests and includes all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. You can cook meals in the fully equipped kitchen, hang out next to the woodburning stove, and get cozy in the cabin-inspired living room. Lounge out on the lakeview deck in one of the comfortable Adirondack chairs or play a game of bocce on the outdoor court. The rental even comes with a great selection of cards and games for your entertainment. Additionally, this superhost provides a few bikes to make getting around town easy and fun.
Even with the convenience of the cabin’s proximity to downtown, it still offers an intimate nook tucked away in dense pine trees and incredible views of Payette Lake from the living room windows.
Resort Style Downtown Condo
This brand new condo located in the heart of downtown McCall offers a luxurious stay in a convenient location, with all the best spots in town right outside your door. You can also enjoy the views of town from the comfort of your balcony.
The condo has a master suite equipped with a king-size bed as well as a sofa couch in the common space, so this McCall Airbnb can comfortably fit four — or you can have it all to yourself and be living in true luxury. The master suite has an attached balcony with a grill, perfect for cool evening barbecues while you look over the surrounding mountains.
Equipped with essentials like a washer and dryer, a fully stocked kitchen and tasteful furniture, this condo rental in McCall checks all the boxes for a delightful stay.
Mile High Retreat
With its bright and clean design and hard-to-beat location, this is easily one of the best McCall Airbnbs. Situated in a quiet neighborhood within a 10-minute walk to downtown McCall, this cozy home is perfect for your weekend getaway.
The modern open-concept layout makes this rental perfect for spending time with family or friends. The space is simply designed, featuring white walls and modern artwork. Up to six guests can comfortably sleep in its three spacious bedrooms, which offer plush pillows and high-quality linens that are perfect for resting your head after a day of adventuring around Idaho.
A standout feature of this Airbnb in McCall is the backyard entertainment area, which is lit with Edison bulbs and equipped with a BBQ grill, hammock, outdoor dining area, and fire pit. This rental allows up to two pets with a pet deposit, so your furry friends can join in on enjoying its beauty, too.
Did someone say hot tub? What better way to end an epic day of adventuring than with a hot soak! This penthouse Airbnb in McCall is located right off the main strip and offers luxurious amenities, including your own hot tub on a deck overlooking the town. The space can sleep up to six guests, with two comfy queen-size beds and a pullout sofa in the living room.
Cooking meals is a pleasure with the granite kitchen countertops and high-end appliances, all situated around beautiful, historic barnwood-finish cabinets and an open island. Enjoy your meals at the large dining table that offers incredible views of Payette Lake and the eastern mountains.
The layout of the penthouse is simple. The island kitchen is open to the dining table and living room, and big windows look out into town and beyond. This is an easy choice for someone searching for a relaxing and affordable stay in the heart of McCall.
If you are looking for lodging in McCall for a solo adventure or a quick getaway with a friend, this studio retreat is the perfect choice. Costing under $100 per night, it provides all the amenities for a comfortable retreat with the same cabin charm you’d expect from a mountain town.
Located close to the town and lake, this self-contained studio apartment is situated on the ground level at the back of a house and includes a private entrance and patio area. Even though it is a smaller studio, the space still offers a full kitchen with range, fridge, microwave, and dining ware. The bathroom has a beautiful piece of handmade tile artwork in front of the shower and a Japanese-inspired paper wall divider for some extra flair.
This little retreat gets its electricity from solar panels and provides biodegradable plastic bags and bamboo paper supplies, so if you like to stay at Airbnbs that have sustainable practices, this place is a win for both you and the environment.
The Zen Den
The Zen Den, one of the best Airbnbs in McCall for its prime location, checks off all your essential needs for a successful stay. This tranquil loft in the heart of downtown is the perfect place to stay in McCall if you’re solo traveling, on business, a couple, or a smaller family as it can sleep four guests comfortably. It is clean, comfortable, and bright, with simple decoration and even some plants for an added homey feel. Located in the same building complex as the Roseberry Penthouse, its location on the main road into McCall is hard to beat.
You can enjoy a soak in the hot tub on the balcony after a long day of exploring McCall and its surroundings. The kitchen is simple but has everything you need to put together a nice meal, and as an added bonus, the heated bathroom floors mean you won’t have cold feet after getting out of the shower.
Willowview Cozy Cabin
The red and white exterior of this farmhouse-inspired bungalow is the perfect short-term home rental in McCall. Its two bedrooms can sleep up to four guests, perfect for two couples or a family. This McCall Airbnb costs under $100 per night, which is pretty hard to beat for all of the amenities and space it provides. Its location is close to everything yet tucked away in a secluded nook of aspen trees and lush foliage. The roomy kitchen opens onto the sunroom-style dining room, which is surrounded by big windows that let ample light pour in as you spend time with friends and family over a meal.
Enjoy the natural beauty of a lush meadow right out the backdoor, and look out for friendly critters like deer that may pay a visit.
The cabin has high cathedral ceilings that make the space lofty and bright, while the farmhouse-style decor keeps it cozy. The living room’s two plush couches, woodburning stove, and big coffee table fit right in with the warm cabin style.
A solo traveler or a couple looking for an easy and affordable stay will enjoy this luxurious Airbnb in McCall. Just blocks away from the lake, downtown, restaurants, and a Starbucks, the location of this first floor suite can’t be beat. It has a private entrance and offers both a quiet location and close proximity to all the adventures awaiting you in McCall.
The wood paneling of the single room gives it a cozy mountain cabin feel while the ample windows and light-color decorations keep it airy and bright. The room is equipped with a comfortable queen-size bed as well as a TV, Keurig coffee maker, and a minifridge.
There is a private bathroom with a bathtub-shower combo equipped with all your showering essentials, as well as a full vanity for your comfort. At under $100 per night, this is a perfect place to stay in McCall, Idaho for a few days of adventure at an affordable price.
Lakeview Mountain Retreat
Groups and families looking for a roomy and plush stay in McCall are going to love this lakeview condominium just minutes away from the lake and more. This professionally designed home brings together the modern and mountain chic, with a light, earthy color palette, wood-trimmed windows, and cabin-inspired decor.
This two-bedroom, two-bath McCall Airbnb can sleep up to six guests comfortably. The master suite comes with a massive king-size bed and looks out on the lake. The spacious dining room can seat all of your guests at the dining table and eating bar, and the open layout living room is the perfect place to get together after a day of exploring McCall. The condo comes with a fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances and added bonuses like a washer and dryer.
Spend a cool afternoon out on the deck soaking in views of Payette Lake while you prepare a barbecue on the gas grill. How could your McCall vacation get any better than this?
Those seeking a simple accommodation for a solo adventure or romantic getaway will love this chic vacation rental in McCall. Small, quaint, and cozy, you can’t go wrong with booking this place. Although small, this condo provides enough room to comfortably sleep four, with a pullout sofa in the living room, a queen size-bed in the master bedroom, and a gorgeous sliding wood door separating the two spaces.
The condo is furnished with custom-built furniture that displays the care and attention put into every detail of this place. The small space is clean and serene, providing a truly comfortable stay just two minutes away from the convenient and vast bike trail system of McCall. Everything this quaint mountain town has to offer is right outside your doorstep.
A fully equipped kitchen makes it a breeze to dine in, while access to downtown makes going out for a bite an easy option.
Ponderosa Park Carriage House
Set among the towering pine trees across the street from the popular Ponderosa State Park is this upscale carriage house. The studio rental space is part of a private home, above a detached garage with a dedicated entrance, making it a tranquil and secluded getaway perfect for four guests or a couple. With impressive views of Brundage Mountain Resort and the surrounding mountains from the comfort of the breakfast table, this rental is located in a top-notch spot just minutes away from the shores of Payette Lake.
The bamboo flooring, concrete countertops, and all-natural construction materials mean that the studio has been designed with sustainability in mind. The kitchenette, equipped with a coffee maker, hot plate, minifridge, microwave, and toaster oven, provides everything you need to easily make meals.
Cozy up next to the woodburning stove on the plush suede couch or head outside to the verdant garden in the backyard if the weather is nice. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee and soak in the vibrant Idaho sun.
Immaculate McCall Cabin
If you are hoping to rent a cabin in McCall to accommodate a larger party of up to 10 guests, this is the rental for you. Just two minutes from downtown, this conveniently located cabin provides guests with all they need to stay in as well as the option to enjoy McCall’s offerings within a short walk.
This gorgeous 1,600-square-foot home has three bedrooms, two of which have two queen-size beds in each while the third has a double bunk bed. The centerpiece of the living room is a fireplace with a stone backsplash, giving the main space a rustic cabin feel. White vaulted ceilings create a spacious and welcoming living area, and cozy cabin decor like flannel blankets and old-school snowshoes hanging on the wall tie it all together.
The most unique feature of this lodging is the rooftop deck, which boasts a swinging chair, outdoor dining furniture, and lounge chairs. It is the perfect place to enjoy the Idaho sunshine or hang out with your friends. An additional bonus is year-round access to a hot tub on a separate property.
Black Bear Lookout
We’ve saved one of the best McCall Airbnbs for last. This huge rustic home close to town is one of the most charming rentals in McCall and if you’re a fan of traditional A-frame cabin designs, it will certainly make you feel right at home.
Spacious enough for up to eight guests, this rental is perfect for a larger family or group. There are three bedrooms and one common space that can also sleep guests. The cabin is situated on a half-acre plot, which provides ample space and seclusion while being close to town.
The wood-lined family room is super cozy, with a woodburning stove and plenty of space for your entire group to relax. The antler light fixtures, bear figurines, and mountain-inspired furniture complete the cabin decor. Just outside the living room is a massive deck surrounded by pine trees. Edison string lights add to the rustic ambiance of this rental.
Additional amenities include bikes, firewood, and a firepit. If you are interested in getting out on the water, there’s the option of renting paddleboards, too.
Whether you are hoping to cozy up indoors next to the woodburning stove or planning on hiking the endless trails and only coming home to get some sleep, there is a place to stay in McCall, Idaho for you. We hope this list of Airbnbs in McCall helps you choose the rental of your dreams for a most enjoyable stay in McCall.
Davis Cowles says
McCall is such a wonderful getaway! I really appreciate this article. It’s nice to have some great options for my next visit. Thank you!