Of the many places that tourists frequently visit when they travel down to Florida, it’s hard to think of a place more popular than Orlando. Even though it’s countless theme parks are the main reason people visit, Orlando also offers travelers some fantastic restaurants and lots of sports and recreation opportunities. But no matter why you’ve chosen to visit, the best Airbnbs in Orlando are sure to make your vacation an awesome one.
This great list of Orlando Airbnbs, includes only the best places to stay. It features Airbnb rentals with superhosts – hosts who consistently receive great reviews from guests, and several Airbnb Plus properties – spots which have been verified for quality by Airbnb through in-person inspections.
Lakefront Apartment Next To Universal Studios
Those seeking an Airbnb near Universal Studios in Orlando will feel like they’ve hit the jackpot with this apartment. Located in the Florida Center neighborhood, this studio apartment is perfectly located to all the Universal attractions. Universal studios is just a 10 minute drive away, while you can take the I-RIDE Trolley to reach the Orange County Convention Center and local outlet malls.
Despite being a studio apartment, it’s possible to sleep up to four guests in this Orlando Airbnb. Alongside the main queen bed the studio also has a sofa bed, making it suitable for families and groups of friends. But really, you won’t mind the apartment being a little cozy, as it’s very well equipped and has a relaxed, modern feel to it. Plus, if you really need space, just step out onto the balcony and enjoy the view of the lake outside.
If you don’t feel like using the kitchenette to prepare food, there’s a breakfast buffet available each morning and a restaurant/bar in the resort complex. Other amenities from the resort include access to two pools, a gym, free parking, and more, plus there is the studio’s Wi-Fi and smart TV.
The Little Treehouse 2 at Country Club of Orlando
Who’d have thought that one of the best Orlando Airbnbs would be found inside a charming carriage house? But that’s exactly the case with this tiny house Airbnb in Orlando, located near the city’s downtown at the Country Club of Orlando. Even if you have no interest in golfing, staying here will feel like a private retreat at the end of the day.
This pretty Airbnb earns its name from the many plants you find around its gorgeous wooden interior, creating the illusion that you’re hidden away up in the trees. In reality though, it’s more of a cabin or tiny house, making it a little more functional and accessible. The tiny house has a studio layout, centering around the queen-sized four-poster bed. Guests then have a cozy living area where they can watch Netflix and Amazon Prime on the TV over the fireplace.
Given its intimate design, it’s impressive that there’s enough room for a kitchenette, providing guests with a mini refrigerator, a coffee maker, and a microwave. Not that you’ll necessarily need it as superhosts Dave and Jean provide breakfast each morning. Other perks to staying here include access to bicycles, Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning.
Apt D -Modern Elegance in the Heart of Winter Park
Not many vacation rentals in Orlando come with quite as stylish a design as this modern two-bedroom apartment. Found just outside of Orlando in downtown Winter Park, it’s an easy walk to loads of shops and restaurants, not to mention the Winter Park Village shopping mall.
Staying at this tastefully modern apartment you’ll have no problem comfortably sleeping four people. The apartment is equipped with two bedrooms, each with a queen bed and its own ensuite bathroom, providing private spaces for families or friends traveling together. Guests can come together in the living area, where there’s ample seating space thanks to the corner table, couch, and breakfast bar, or hang out on the balcony and enjoy the view.
This apartment is well suited for longer stays, thanks to its private laundry facilities and fully-equipped kitchen featuring an oven, microwave, stove, and dishwasher. Guests also have access to the shared heated pool and hot tub, not to mention an outdoor grill and bikes for riding around. Naturally, there’s also cable TV and Wi-Fi ensuring you’ll never grow bored during your stay.
Mickey Mouse Themed Getaway next to Disney 1
To really round out your time visiting Disney World, why not stay in a Disney themed Airbnb in Orlando? Not only is this condo decorated completely around Mickey Mouse, it’s just a 2-minute drive to Disney World and other surrounding resorts. What’s nice is that you also have easy access to local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as major highways for getting in and out of the city.
While this condo only has the one bedroom, it can accommodate up to four guests. You’ll find a queen bed in the bedroom, while the living room has a sofa bed, with doors to the bedroom providing some privacy at night. Adjoining the living room is a large dining table and a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, stove, and microwave for you to prepare your own meals.
Besides Wi-Fi and TV in the room, what makes this Airbnb so great for families are all the communal amenities you have access to. There’s plenty here to keep kids entertained, from the pool and basketball court to an arcade. Adults aren’t left out either, with a hot tub, gym, BBQ area and laundry available for use.
Get a Little Glam in a Retro Palm Beach-Style Boudoir
This vacation apartment for rent in Orlando has such a chic and homely look to it that it’s hard to imagine not enjoying your stay here. That it’s also located in a great part of Winter Park a little ways outside Orlando is just another box ticked. Guests will find some superb local restaurants just a short walk away, while the neighborhood is known for its shopping and upscale boutiques.
Although not obvious from the street, this stylish Airbnb Plus immediately makes you feel at home with its relaxed retro decor. Best suited to couples and young families, the apartment has just one bedroom with a queen bed, but there is a travel crib and highchair for little ones.
To beat the Florida heat, you’ll have air-conditioning throughout the apartment and a ceiling fan in the bedroom. If you’re looking to self-cater during your trip, you’ll find the full kitchen with its range, fridge, and microwave a real bonus. Other nice touches include Wi-Fi, free on-site parking, and the option of self check-in.
Downtown (Ivanhoe Village) Loft Apartment
Another downtown Orlando Airbnb that puts you in a great spot within the city is this open-plan loft. Found in Ivanhoe Village just off Lake Ivanhoe, this fun neighborhood is home to craft beer bars and restaurants, while offering easy access into the very heart of Orlando.
The loft features a studio layout and a queen bed, making solo travelers and couples the best fit to stay here. That said, there’s quite a bit of space in this loft and with its tasteful, uncomplicated decor it’s an extremely comfortable apartment for a short or long stay. Across from the bed is the living area, with a big couch and TV.
Guests also have a kitchen complete with an oven, stove, microwave, and fridge, meaning you’ll be able to cook whenever you don’t feel like going out. Other nice touches with this Airbnb include air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and keyless entry, all of which make it incredible value-for-money if you’re traveling on budget.
The Shed in Downtown Orlando
Finding a cheap Airbnb in Orlando isn’t always that easy, but this cozy guesthouse is one you won’t want to miss. Located in the leafy, well-to-do neighborhood of College Park, you get the benefits of a quiet residential area with lots of quality shops and restaurants nearby. This means it’s a great alternative to staying deep in downtown Orlando.
The guesthouse you’ll be staying in is found behind the home of superhost Rosy. Despite that, you’ll still have plenty of privacy, even when sitting out in the little outdoor sitting area in the garden. Once you step inside though, it’s clear that the studio layout of this Airbnb and its queen bed will be most convenient for couples and those traveling solo. Still, it’s crisp white interior and nice rustic touches create an inviting space that doesn’t feel cramped.
Featuring a modest kitchenette with a stove, microwave, and mini fridge, you should have no problem making breakfast or simple meals. As for other amenities, there’s a ceiling fan in lieu of air-conditioning, as well as a smart TV, Wi-Fi, and a little coffee/tea station.
Upscale Loft Space Close To Downtown
There’s little doubt that this sophisticated loft is easily one of the best Airbnb rentals in Orlando. Even just its location is great, placing you in the super convenient Colonial Town area. From there you can easily reach downtown, the foodie spots in the Milk District, and the art scene of Thornton Park.
Besides its location, what makes this flat so special is its sense of style and quality. Beautiful wooden details and tasteful furnishings make the pristine interior of the Airbnb feel warm and welcoming. While probably best suited to couples, the loft is able to sleep up to four people thanks to its queen bed and pull-out couch. The flat is sure to feel quite spacious though thanks to its open-plan layout, with the kitchen and dining area off to the side.
Speaking of the kitchen, you’ll have no issues cooking for yourself with its suite of high-end appliances, including a range, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. Then there are things like the washer/dryer, air-conditioning, smart TV, and Wi-Fi which ensure you should have everything you need no matter how long you stay.
The Ritz- Lakefront Tiny House in Orlando
Few Airbnbs in Orlando manage to fit so much into such a little space as this tiny house. Resting right on the shore of Lake Fairview, there’s plenty of outdoor space here for relaxation and activities, both on land and in the water. Kayaking or fishing in particular are quite easy as superhosts Adam and Amber provide the equipment for guests to use.
Heading indoors into this tiny house, it’s hard to believe that it’s capable of actually sleeping up to five guests. There are two loft spaces inside, one with a double bed and the other with a queen bed, while the couch downstairs can be made up to sleep one more person. You can even bring pets along with you here for an additional fee, meaning the whole family can come. Just don’t expect too much privacy thanks to its open floor plan and cozy design.
Despite space constraints, the kitchen is quite large and well-equipped with long counters, a large fridge, a stove cooktop, and a microwave. There’s also an outdoor BBQ grill, meaning cooking won’t be a problem. Other amenities include TV and Wi-Fi, while you also have access to a communal laundry and gym.
Location location Downtown Condo Lake Eola View
If you’re in need of a short term apartment rental in Orlando with a fantastic downtown location then this is it. Situated in the trendy neighborhood of Thornton Park and offering views of beautiful Lake Eola, you’re mere steps from some of the best attractions, restaurants, and nightlife in the city.
This condo has a relaxed, modern vibe to it that will instantly make you feel at home, while polished floorboards and art on the walls give it a hint of refinement. With a queen bed in the bedroom this apartment best fits solo travelers or couples, although an optional air mattress means it can host up to four people. And actually, there’s enough space in this condo thanks to the separate living room that a group of four would fit fine.
In the living area is a large couch facing the flat screen TV and a small dining table for meals. The kitchen comes with a stove, oven, fridge, and dishwasher meaning you can easily enough prepare meals if you want. Guests have a free parking spot, as well access to Wi-Fi and services like Hulu, Netflix, and Amazon Prime.
Spacious Modern House
Large groups hoping to rent an apartment in Orlando for their vacation will definitely want to take a peek at this spacious house. Out in the pleasant, residential neighborhood of Pine Hills, this area is nice if you want to avoid busier parts of the city. Even still, it’s only a 20 minute drive into downtown Orlando and a little more to the Disney Parks and Universal Studios.
Spacious and able to sleep up to six guests, it’s not hard to see the appeal of this huge, modern home. The house has two bedrooms each with a queen bed, including a master with an ensuite bathroom and private lounge area. Then there’s also a sofa bed in one of the two other living rooms, ensuring big families or groups of friends will have plenty of space during their stay. Hard to believe that this is all just one floor of superhost Merline’s home, who lives below in the basement apartment.
To support large groups staying here, there’s an open-plan, gourmet kitchen that’s fully equipped and at your disposal. For entertainment, there’s a smart TV with Netflix and Wi-Fi.
Wizarding Home 10m-Harry Potter Universal Orlando
Visiting the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is special enough for most die-hard Harry Potter fans, but this Orlando Airbnb takes things to the next level with its Hogwarts theme. With the Wizarding World of Harry Potter just 10 miles away, and Disney World just six, it’s in a great location for visits to Orlando’s amusement parks.
Plenty can be said about the incredibly immersive design of this vacation home, especially the fantastic attention to detail. But it’s worth mentioning that this is a huge two-story home, who’s five bedrooms mean it can accommodate groups of up to thirteen guests. You’ll find four of the bedrooms painstakingly themed around a different Hogwarts house, a cozy common room, and a master bathroom styled as Dumbledore’s office.
Besides being extremely creative, it’s also a very practical Airbnb. It comes with three bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining hall, laundry room, outdoor patio, and swimming pool. If you still need more entertainment there’s a large TV with Netflix and Nintendo Switch, board games, and of course Wi-Fi. There are two parking spaces for guests, while street parking is also available.
Adventure Awaits—Gorgeous Townhouse Close to Disney Parks
For an Airbnb near Disney World in Orlando that’s also superb as a group or family getaway, this large townhouse couldn’t be better. Just a 15-minute drive from the Disney Parks outside of Kissimmee, this is the perfect home to return to after a long day at the popular resort.
It’s worth acknowledging that this is one of the biggest Airbnbs in Orlando, capable of hosting up to eight guests. This Airbnb Plus offers travelers four bedrooms and two bathrooms, making it a great fit for large families or groups of friends. The townhouse features a clean, chic decor that makes spaces like the living room feel comfortable and great for socializing. For meal times there’s a convenient breakfast bar and a large dining table, not to mention a kitchen with a stove, oven, and microwave to prepare food in.
Staying here, you also have access to the many communal amenities of the Lucaya Village Resort. Those range from an outdoor pool and hot tub, to a gym and kids play area. You’ll also have access to the Airbnb’s own amenities like air-conditioning, an espresso machine, cable TV, and Wi-Fi.
Lakefront Studio Apartment
If having an Airbnb in Orlando Florida with a pool is a priority, then this compact studio apartment should be on your radar. Located just a mile from the heart of downtown Orlando in the historic area of Delaney Park, this Airbnb is in a very central location to explore the city from.
This studio apartment actually occupies the lower level of the home belonging to superhosts Tom and Gordy. What’s nice though is that the guest suite has its own private entrance, so you’ll have no trouble keeping to yourself. But you’re also able to enjoy the shared backyard and the pool, spa, and lakeside dock which has a canoe you can take out on the water. It’s hard to believe you get all this while staying in such a central location.
With its king bed and cozy studio design, this Airbnb is best suited to couples and solo travelers. It’s worth noting that the apartment actually has a relatively low ceiling height so really tall people may find that problematic. There are some great amenities in the room like Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV with Netflix, Amazon, and Direct TV, but sadly no kitchen, just a microwave and mini-fridge.
Downtown Orlando•Lake Eola•Historic•Guest Room
For travelers after an Airbnb in downtown Orlando, this private room is well worth a look. Situated in the historic district of Lake Eola Heights, there’s a nice variety of old homes and buildings around for you to admire. But you’re also walking distance to many of the city’s main sights, making it a great base to explore Orlando from.
Staying here you’ll have a spacious private room with a queen bed, making it ideal for a couple or a solo traveler. The layout of the apartment, plus the private bathroom, ensures guests will have plenty of space to themselves. It’s likely to be a comfortable stay thanks to the thick memory foam mattress and 300-thread count sheets provided by superhost Steven.
Besides your own space, guests will also share communal areas with the host like the living room and the recently renovated kitchen. To ensure your comfort, Steven provides complimentary snacks, drinks, and a welcome guide. Perhaps more importantly, there’s street parking, Wi-Fi, and DirecTV Now.
From exploring downtown, to heading out to all the amusement parks, there are Airbnbs in Orlando that work for every occasion. What’s more, whether you’re after somewhere stylish or a little more quirky, Airbnb has got you covered.