While best known as the home of country music, there are plenty of other reasons for people to visit the city of Nashville. The capital of Tennessee delights travelers with its honky-tonks, but also with its tempting comfort food, love of sports, and deep history. Basically, if you visit the Country Music Capital, you won’t have to worry about getting bored. And you won’t have to worry about finding quality vacation rentals in Nashville either thanks to Airbnb.
To show you what we mean, here are the best Airbnbs in Nashville out there. This list is full of superhosts and includes many properties with Airbnb Plus status to ensure they’re the best of the best. Superhosts are owners of Airbnbs that have a proven record of great service and strong reviews, while an Airbnb Plus has had an actual in-person inspection to confirm what’s on offer.
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Cottage-Style East Nashville Home close to Downtown
With its relaxed cottage style that will make you quickly feel at home, this is easily one of the best Airbnb rentals in Nashville. Located within a residential area in the neighborhood of East Nashville, you’ll be less than 2 miles from downtown, making it easy to get to the attractions, restaurants, and bars there.
It’s possible to sleep up to six guests at this Airbnb Plus, making it a good choice for larger families or groups looking to stay together. Each of the two bedrooms feature a queen bed, while there’s also a sofa bed available in the lovely living room. Other spaces in the home include the two bathrooms and the modern kitchen which is fully-equipped for cooking and comes with a breakfast table in the corner.
This might not seem like a lot of space for six people if you plan on staying in, but there’s also a quiet back patio you can sit out on. Amenities offered at this house include a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, smart TV, air-conditioning, and an indoor fireplace.
Dreamy Tiny House Cottage-Most Wish-listed in Tennessee
Rather than looking at cabins in Nashville Tennessee that are way out of the city, why not stay in this wonderful little tiny house in the suburbs instead. Situated in the vicinity of South Nashville, you’ll be close to the city’s Design District, while downtown is only 10 minutes by car.
While this tiny cottage actually rests in the backyard of superhosts Jonathan and Rebecca’s property, you’ll almost feel like you’re off in one of the remote cabin rentals in Nashville, TN. Thanks to its clever design, this Airbnb Plus packs an awful lot into its tiny dimensions and can squeeze in four guests, believe it or not.
Along with the queen bed in the sleeping loft, there’s also a sofa bed in the living area. It also has a small kitchenette and bathroom, which gives you everything you could need, plus extras like Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and baby gear.
Hip Hillsboro/12 South/Belmont
Those seeking a comfortable place to base themselves while visiting the city should definitely take a moment to check out this townhouse. Found in the trendy but relaxed neighborhood of Hillsboro-Belmont, you’ll have local shops, cafes, and restaurants nearby in case you don’t feel like heading into the city center.
Inside this Airbnb in Nashville, Tennessee you’ll have no trouble fitting four adults across the two bedrooms, while there’s also a Pack ’n Play crib for an infant. It will be really easy to settle in here as this Airbnb Plus comes with a nice living room, a well-equipped kitchen, and a laundry room.
Out in the front of the property you’ll find a pleasant outdoor seating area shared with the other townhouse here. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and a communal BBQ grill.
Greenwood Guest House with Hot Tub!
There’s little doubt that this elegant guest house is one of the best Nashville Airbnbs, and a great choice for a short or a long stay. The house is located in Greenwood, a popular neighborhood in East Nashville which boasts a good selection of restaurants, while the bars of Five Points aren’t far either.
Sitting back from the street, behind the home of superhosts Luke and Mackenzie, this guesthouse has its own backyard, hot tub, and driveway for off-street parking. The interior of this Airbnb is a fair bit larger than you might expect from the outside, and is able to sleep up to six adults. Although it technically only has one bedroom with a king bed, there is also a sleeping loft with two double beds should you need them.
Part of what makes this guest house so appealing is that it feels like a regular home with a living room, full kitchen, full bathroom, and in-unit laundry. It doesn’t hurt that it’s equipped with modern comforts like Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning as well.
Trendy Downtown Loft! Sparkling Clean! Walk to Broadway!
If you need an Airbnb in downtown Nashville then you’re in luck as this loft puts you right amongst the action. Staying here you’ll be situated in SoBro, a lively and trendy part of downtown Nashville. From the loft you can walk to most places including Broadway, while there are also free buses you can use to get around.
Although a two bedroom loft, this top floor condo can actually accommodate as many as eight guests. That’s because besides the queen beds in each bedroom, there’s also a queen bed in a small common area, plus a sofa bed in the living room. However, it does come with just the one bathroom, meaning smaller groups will find things more comfortable.
Beyond sleeping arrangements, this split-level loft also provides guests with a full kitchen, a cozy outdoor patio, and even free parking, which is sure to be useful in downtown. Further amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and a washer/dryer.
Newly Renovated 1930 Cottage – Prime Location
While there are many options to rent a house in Nashville, Tennessee, this renovated cottage is surely at the top of the list. Found on a quiet street in the East Nashville neighborhood of Eastwood, this home offers a local experience close to the hotspots of this trendy part of town.
Certainly the most surprising and enticing aspect of this Airbnb is that it can fit up to ten people inside. As such, families or groups of friends looking to spend time together will find this place suitable. Within this huge home there are three bedrooms, five beds, and three bathrooms, meaning it’s actually properly equipped to handle larger groups. Plus, you have two living rooms, a kitchen, a kitchenette, and an outdoor patio area all to yourselves.
The fact that this Airbnb has a great outdoor area is a big part of why it’s so perfect. Not only does the yard have lots of seating, but it also has a BBQ grill, a fire pit, and a long driveway for parking. Throw in loads of modern comforts and this Airbnb earns its price tag.
Cozy Lockeland Springs Private Loft
Sitting over by Shelby Park in the historic neighborhood of Lockeland Springs, this relaxed loft apartment couldn’t have a better location. Not only is it just a few blocks from all the bars and restaurants of Five Points, but it’s in a green part of the city that really suits outdoorsy types.
This above-garage studio loft is sure to stand out among short term apartment rentals in Nashville thanks to its rather rustic design and open-plan layout. Its one large space includes a sleeping area, living space, work area, and full kitchen, with a full bathroom in the other room. In addition to its full-sized bed, there’s also a fold-out futon, meaning this Airbnb can fit up to four people in a pinch.
Although it may come across as a bit simple in terms of style, there’s no doubting the practicality of this loft. Along with the well-equipped kitchen you’ll also have conveniences like Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning to make your stay a good one.
Southern Delight near Lipscomb Belmont Vanderbilt
When it comes to vacation apartments for rent in Nashville that provide incredible value, it’s hard to pass up this private upstairs Airbnb. Located in the affluent and sought-after neighborhood of Green Hills, this affordable apartment is close to several universities, as well as Green Hills Mall.
With its own private entrance, this two bedroom apartment sits above the apartment of superhost Lisa but is completely separate. Besides its two bedrooms, there’s a flexible combination of couches and floor mattress that mean this Airbnb can host up to six people. Guests also have access to a full bathroom, living room, and kitchenette, plus access to a shared deck space and laundry room.
It’s worth noting that this apartment’s kitchenette is equipped with just a refrigerator, microwave, and coffee-maker, which should be enough for basic things like breakfast. That said, there’s no shortage of other amenities here, including Wi-Fi, cable TV, air-conditioning, baby pack-n-play, and a keyless entry.
Walk to Vandy from a Renovated Midtown Cottage
Of the various weekly rentals in Nashville, TN available, few come with as much style and light as this beautiful cottage. Situated in the safe and friendly neighborhood of West End Park, it’s nice and close to Vanderbilt University and a quick drive into downtown Nashville.
Though able to sleep up to four adults, this is quite a compact cottage and will probably be a better fit for couples or families with children. Within this Airbnb Plus are two bedrooms, a full bathroom, a cozy living room, a modern kitchen, and a small patio area. All of this means you should have access to everything you need inside, while also benefiting from an outdoor area perfect for warmer weather.
The modern kitchen comes fully equipped with a dishwasher, allowing you to self-cater with ease. The cottage also includes amenities like a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning for your comfort and entertainment.
Head to the Grand Ole Opry from a Relaxing Garden Apartment
People searching for smaller apartment rentals in Nashville, Tennessee that better suit couples will be glad to stumble across this colorful and homey Airbnb Plus. Found out in Maplecrest in the eastern suburbs of Donelson, this garden apartment is roughly 15 minutes drive from downtown and 10 minutes drive from the airport.
Because this apartment only sleeps two people, guests should find it considerably spacious. Its open plan layout means there’s plenty of space in the sprawling living room which includes a sectional, extra sofas, and a work desk.
There’s a bedroom with a king bed, a bathroom, a full kitchen, a dining room and a covered garden patio. It’s almost excessive for just two people, but it means you’ll never feel cooped up. On top of all this you’ll also have on-site parking and amenities such as laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Cottage-Like Setting near Vanderbilt/Lipscomb
Although this house may be among the more expensive Airbnbs in Nashville, it definitely delivers in terms of value for money. After all, it’s located in the upmarket neighborhood of Green Hills, and has easy access to Lipscomb University and the strip of restaurants in 12 South.
One look at this Airbnb Plus and you’ll begin to understand why it’s a little pricier than the competition. It boasts elegant decor throughout and comes with a huge amount of space to spread out in. Across its three bedrooms and family room it’s possible to accommodate up to eight guests, and comes with two bathrooms to help handle so many people.
You’ll also have a separate living room, dining room, and kitchen, not to mention the fantastic screened-in porch that looks out to the lawn and surrounding greenery. To help you unwind, there are amenities like an indoor fireplace, washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and childcare equipment.
Victorian W. Nashville Apartment. Great Location!
Set inside a historic Victorian house from 1899, this apartment has a vintage feel to it that is quite inviting. Situated west of the city center in the neighborhood of Sylvan Heights, it’s just one mile from Centennial Park, and three miles from downtown.
In this Nashville Airbnb you should find practically everything you should need for an uncomplicated visit to Nashville. With two spacious bedrooms, the apartment can host four people and is best suited to families or two couples.
Other spaces include the full bathroom, living room, and kitchenette which comes with a mini fridge, microwave, and Keurig coffee maker. As such, this apartment might not suit those looking for long-term accommodation with full cooking facilities.
Guests also have the wrap around porch at the front of the house to themselves, perfect for a morning coffee. Other amenities include cable TV, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning.
Private Entrance Charming Guest Suite
Not everyone necessarily needs an entire place to themselves when coming to Nashville, so options like this private room are great to keep in mind. The home of superhosts Melvin and Beatriz, where this room is, backs up against The Hermitage in the outer east of the city. While it’s around 15 minutes drive from downtown, you also have some great local music venues and places to eat nearby.
Staying here, you not only have your own room but even a private entrance, meaning you can come and go as you please. The room comes with a queen bed, making it best suited to couples and solo travelers, as well as a small dining table and facilities like a mini fridge and a microwave.
What’s nice here is that you also have your own bathroom, so it almost feels like a studio apartment. Finally, you have a few more amenities including Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Cottage II at West End/Vandy/Hillsboro
For a cozy and vibrant apartment that you can comfortably explore Nashville from, look no further than this Airbnb. Found in West End Park, you’ll be within walking distance of the coffee shops and restaurants of Midtown, as well as The Parthenon in Centennial Park.
One of three private apartments in a charming historic cottage, this Airbnb isn’t particularly spacious, but it does have enough room to fit four guests. Regarding sleeping arrangements, the apartment has a king bed and two singles, all in its large upstairs bedroom. Also upstairs is the full bathroom, while down below is a living room and full kitchen with a little dining area.
This Airbnb is best suited to young families or friends who don’t mind sharing a room. As for amenities, guests have access to a shared laundry room, plus Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Hip, Cozy Cottage with a Fire Pit in Cleveland Park
This cozy cottage is yet another great Airbnb in Nashville for travelers who want somewhere welcoming to come back to after sightseeing all day. It’s situated in Cleveland Park, a historic neighborhood in East Nashville with great local eateries you can walk to.
In this beautifully styled Airbnb Plus, it’s very easy to unwind thanks to the country-chic decor and living room with an indoor fireplace. The cottage can sleep up to four people across its two bedrooms, and works well for both families and friends on a weekend away. You do need to climb a ladder to reach the sleeping loft, so keep that in mind.
Along with sleeping spaces and a living room, the cottage also has a full bathroom and a kitchen/dining room. You’ll also have a private backyard with a fire pit to sit about during the evening, plus amenities like air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and TV.
Walk to Music Row Venues from a Stylish Boutique Loft
Thanks to a fantastic location and a considered, modern design, you couldn’t ask for more from this Nashville Airbnb. Located on Music Row at the heart of the city’s recording industry, you’re nice and close to the restaurants and boutiques in both Midtown and the Gulch.
It’ll be hard to leave the cozy confines of this gorgeous boutique Airbnb Plus to go see the city. The loft comes with two bedrooms and a pull out couch, so it can handle up to six guests, but smaller groups might find it more comfortable. Besides a living room, bathroom, and small kitchen there isn’t much more space. However, there is a small balcony off one bedroom, providing a little outdoor space.
For guests with infants, this Airbnb comes with family friendly items like a crib and children’s dinnerware. Other amenities include smart TVs, a gaming console, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, and free on-site parking.
Industrial-Chic Loft Apartment Steps from Broadway
Another downtown loft to consider is this industrial-chic Airbnb Plus which simply oozes style. Staying here you’ll be just two blocks walk from the honky-tonks, bars, and BBQ joints on Broadway, making it the perfect place to stay to experience the very best of Nashville during your visit.
From a huge mural in the living room, to sleek modern finishings on the kitchen and bathroom, this loft has no problem making a statement. While a great downtown pad for couples, the Airbnb also provides a sofa bed in addition to the bedroom’s queen bed, providing enough space for four guests if needed.
This Airbnb Plus isn’t all style over substance mind you, as it comes with a modern kitchen, equipped with everything – even a dishwasher. So if you don’t feel like dining out all the time, cooking is an option. Additional modern conveniences include a washer/dryer, Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Remodeled 1928 Guesthouse with a Pool in Five Points
For a bright and light-filled Airbnb in East Nashville, it’s worth taking a closer look at this studio guesthouse. Found in the heart of historic Five Points, you have some great restaurants and bars nearby, while downtown is only five minutes by car.
Looking out on an outdoor pool in the shared yard area, this guesthouse couldn’t have a calmer feel to it. Newly remodeled, it cleverly incorporates multiple areas into its open studio space, and even a private bathroom. These include two sleeping spaces with full beds (one of which is a loft) a kitchen, formal dining area, and a cozy couch, plus plenty of open space left over. As such, it has no problem accommodating four people without feeling at all cramped.
Perhaps the greatest perk of staying here is the chance to use the shared backyard which not only features the outdoor pool, but also a fire pit, sun lounges, and a comfy outdoor sofa.
506 LOFTS near Broadway
One of the most central Nashville Airbnbs available is this gorgeous vintage, industrial-style loft. Located smack dab in the center of downtown Nashville, you couldn’t ask for easier access to the city’s sights, including Broadway, which is just two blocks away.
Staying in this spacious loft, it’s possible to sleep up to six guests, making it a great pick for a group of friends or a larger family. The Airbnb has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a sleeper sofa in the living area to cater to groups of up to six people. Just as importantly, this loft is a wonderful space to spend time in, thanks to the thoughtful decor that includes custom furniture and commissioned art pieces.
It’s worth saying that this apartment also benefits from plenty of practical features. Not only does it come with a fully equipped kitchen and private washer/dryer, it also has amenities like Wi-Fi, TV, air-conditioning, and keypad entry.
Broadway Penthouse, Walk to Live Music, Bars!
If staying downtown is a priority for you, then don’t skip this homely and spacious condo. It’s perfectly situated in downtown Nashville, as it actually looks out onto Broadway, putting you just steps from the city’s honky-tonks. But you can also comfortably visit other parts of downtown on foot, or even cross the river to reach LP Field.
While this is a one bedroom penthouse condo, it is able to fit up to four guests. The Airbnb comes with a queen bed in the bedroom, as well as a fold-out bed for two in the living room. What’s nice about this condo is that even with four people there’s still plenty of space.
Along with a large living room, guests have at their disposal a sunroom to relax in, 1.5 bathrooms, and a full modern kitchen. The condo also comes with the usual amenities like a smart TV, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning.
Obviously, there are loads of Airbnbs in Nashville that will help make your visit a fun and interesting experience. No matter the reason for your trip, you’re bound to find an Airbnb that works for you.