Surrounded by rushing rivers, oak woodlands, and lush meadows, Sacramento elegantly combines rich urban culture and peaceful natural scenery. As the state capital, the city is an important economic, political, and historic hub in California. Filled with unique museums like the California State Railroad Museum and the California Automobile Museum, Sacramento has something for everyone. Visitors can stop in one of the many independent coffee houses, explore the vibrant art scene, or party it up at one of the regular concerts or festivals.
However you choose to spend your stay, this list of the best Airbnbs in Sacramento, California will help you find a cozy place to rest your head. Since most of these Airbnbs are presided over by experienced superhosts, and some even boast Airbnb Plus status, you can be sure that you’re getting the best of the best. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are hosts with proven experience providing exceptional hospitality, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive status reserved for stylish Airbnbs that have been verified through in-person inspection. All of the following listings also offer essential modern amenities like high-speed Wi-Fi and air-conditioning, so you can enjoy a superb stay that is both comfy and convenient.
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Spacious Sacramento Airbnb With a Private Backyard
First on our list is gorgeous Airbnb Plus perfect for large groups, family gatherings, and even parties.
Up to nine guests can stay in the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, which features one master bedroom with a king-size bed, one room with a set of bunk beds, and a third bedroom with one double bed and one single bed. There is also plenty of cozy sofa space in the living room, and the rental comes with two pristine full bathrooms and a brand-new full kitchen. Every inch of the apartment is beautifully decorated in soft gray hues and silver accents, and each room is well appointed with high-end furnishings and modern artwork. Guests also have access to a private patio with an outdoor dining table and a grassy yard with a firepit.
Situated on a quiet road near UC Davis Medical Center, the rental is both peaceful and convenient with plenty of restaurants and entertainment venues nearby. If you’re interested in the property but you’re traveling with an even larger group, feel free to inquire with the host. There is a home next door that can be rented in combination with this stunning Airbnb, and both homes together can accommodate up to 21 guests.
Sunny Retreat Near Midtown
Another fabulous Airbnb Plus in a convenient location, this bohemian-style home is decorated with an eclectic selection of Latin American artwork.
The two-bedroom house for rent in Sacramento can sleep up to six guests with two cozy queen-size beds and one large sofa bed. The interior is spacious and bright, and the main living room is illuminated by several picturesque windows and features a large dining table and a wall-mounted TV. Each room is as stunning as the next with colorful artwork and fun trinkets galore, and the impressive full kitchen boasts classic terracotta tilework and a full selection of stainless-steel appliances. The home comes with one sparkling-clean full bathroom, and guests have private access to a lovely back garden with a firepit.
Nestled in one the best neighborhoods in Sacramento, this convenient rental is just a stone’s throw away from the bars, restaurants, galleries, and museums of downtown.
Chic Restored Farmhouse With a Private Pool
Originally built in 1911, this rustic chic farmhouse is the perfect Airbnb in Sacramento for a stylish countryside getaway.
The newly restored bungalow is decorated with a combination of warm wood accents, chic modern furnishings, and cool blue decorations. Up to six guests can sleep comfortably in the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, which is perfectly set up for families and offers two queen-size beds and two single beds. The sunny living room features a charming bay window and a Smart TV and makes a great place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. There is also a full kitchen with updated appliances and a formal dining area with a rustic wooden table. Feel free to step outside and enjoy the idyllic back garden, which is complete with sun loungers, a grill, a shaded patio, and private saltwater pool.
Tucked away in a historic neighborhood, the home is surrounded by gorgeous majestic trees, and there are several lovely restaurants just a short walk away.
Tranquil and Private Guest Suite
This Zen studio space makes the perfect Sacramento Airbnb for solo travelers and couples looking for a peaceful retreat with a convenient location.
Furnished with a cozy queen-size bed and a convenient sofa bed, the spacious studio is fitted with everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay. There is plenty of room to relax in the light-filled living space, which also features a Smart TV, and guests have access to a well-equipped kitchenette and a large dining table that doubles as a convenient workspace. The studio also comes with a private full bathroom, and guests have access to a lovely private patio with a grassy area and free bike rentals.
Conveniently situated in the high-end suburban community known as the Pocket, the Airbnb is calm and quiet yet just five miles away from popular urban attractions.
Cozy Downtown Casita
For a romantic retreat just minutes from downtown, check out this fabulous house rental in Sacramento.
The one-bedroom home is perfectly suited for a solo adventure or a romantic couples retreat with one comfy queen-size bed and one private full bathroom. There is also a sunny living area with colorful artwork, exposed wood beams, and large glass doors that let in a ton of natural light. Both the bed and the bathroom facilities are brand new, and additional amenities include a TV and a coffee maker. Just outside, you’ll find a gorgeous garden terrace with shaded seating and an outdoor dining table.
The private guesthouse is nestled in on a quiet tree-lined street just a short drive away from the exciting attractions of midtown and downtown. Guests can easily walk to nearby restaurants and coffee shops, and Land Park is also nearby.
Cozy Midtown Home With a Spacious Yard
With a lovely interior design, top-of-the-line amenities, and a shaded backyard, this beautiful rental house in Sacramento is the perfect place to kick back and relax.
Cow-print accents and warm wood finishes give the home a fun farmhouse feel, and picturesque windows and colorful artwork liven up each room. The home comes with two bedrooms with queen-size beds and one full bathroom, and the living room is equipped with a Smart TV and an extra air mattress for additional guests. There is also a lovely dining area and a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a stacked washer and dryer. In the large backyard, you’ll find a lovely selection of fruit trees, an outdoor dining table, and two relaxing hammocks tied to a lush green tree.
Whether you’re traveling for business or leisure, this central Airbnb in Sacramento is as convenient as can be. With plenty of restaurants, bars, clubs, parks, and shops nearby, the location is ideal for short getaways and long-term stays.
Bright Bungalow With Pool Access
Few short-term rentals in Sacramento offer the luxurious amenities and homey charm of this gorgeous guesthouse in the Curtis Park Neighborhood.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the sunny bungalow boasts a spacious studio layout with one queen-size bed and a small living space with a couch and a TV. There is also a small but well-equipped full kitchen with a microwave and a stove, and the bungalow offers one private full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Additional features include a small dining table and a spacious closet, and guests have access to a fenced-in backyard with an inground swimming pool.
The neighborhood is safe and quiet and set just one mile away from midtown. This convenient Sacramento Airbnb is also within walking distance of a theater, a brewery, restaurants, coffee shops, and the Triangle District.
Modern Midtown Studio
This Victorian-style studio boasts a charming interior and an unbeatable location close to historic sites and vibrant nightlife venues.
The combined living room and bedroom is beautifully decorated and furnished with a queen-size bed, a cozy armchair, and a desk. The apartment is also equipped with a Smart TV, an in-unit washer and dryer, and a private bathroom filled with complimentary toiletries. There is even a separate full kitchen with lovely checkered floors, updated appliances, and a two-person dining table, and the studio comes with a large walk-in closet where you can store your belongings. A charming bay window brings a ton of light into the apartment, and there are blackout curtains available in case you feel like sleeping in.
Located in the center of everything in midtown, this charming studio is certainly one of the best Airbnb rentals in Sacramento.
Newly Built Guesthouse in East Sacramento
Combining an Old World design with brand-new modern amenities, this unique vacation home for rent in Sacramento makes the perfect getaway for solo travelers, couples, and small families.
The private guesthouse is located above the host’s garage and features a completely private entrance and a charming private patio. Up to four guests can stay in the two-bedroom, one-bathroom home, which is furnished with one queen-size bed and two single beds. The elegant interior is bright, airy, and beautifully decorated with light colors, wood finishes, and peaceful artwork. The open common areas include a cozy living space and a lovely full kitchen with granite countertops, and additional amenities include a washer and dryer and a cozy indoor fireplace.
Located on a tree-lined street in a super-walkable neighborhood, this lovely Sacramento Airbnb is just a short stroll away from coffee shops and restaurants as well as a few convenient public transportation stations.
Land Park Cottage
Nestled on the edge of midtown in the Land Park neighborhood, this idyllic cottage is one of the best Sacramento Airbnbs for guests looking to stay in the center of the action.
The light-filled interior has been fully remodeled with gorgeous hardwood floors, high-end furnishings, and a brand-new bathroom and kitchen. The space is ideal for couples and small families, and the rental comes with one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a spacious living area with a queen-size sofa bed. White finishes and pastel accents liven up the relaxing living space, and the rental also features a semiprivate courtyard and an outdoor grill for the summer months.
The surrounding streets are filled with beautiful trees and historic homes, and there are over 100 restaurants and entertainment venues in the vicinity. The California State Capitol is also just a few miles away as is the accompanying museum.
Private Guesthouse Near the State Capitol
Rent a house in Sacramento that boasts the perfect location for exploring the city with this charming 1920s Bungalow near the airport.
The private second-story guesthouse can sleep up to three guests with one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a cheerful living area with a sofa bed. There is also one private full bathroom and a gorgeous full kitchen featuring granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and a convenient breakfast table. The sunny living room opens directly onto a private deck that overlooks the lush trees and plentiful flowers of Southside Park, and the rental is also equipped with an in-unit washer and dryer, a dishwasher, and a Smart TV.
The central Airbnb in Sacramento is just a short walk away from the Golden 1 Center, the California State Capitol, the Crocker Art Museum, and several riverfront bike trails and restaurants.
Cozy Downtown Home With a Private Yard
If you’re looking for a cozy vacation rental in Sacramento with a convenient downtown location, look no further than this modern apartment nestled in a charming duplex.
The beautifully appointed rental apartment comes with one bedroom with a king-size bed and a single rollaway bed for an additional guest. The rental also comes with one pristine full bathroom, and the spacious living area features a convenient desk space. The addition of a fully stocked kitchen and an in-unit washer and dryer make this apartment a great choice for long-term stays. With a high-end memory foam mattress and a 43-inch Smart TV, the apartment is fully equipped with comfy amenities and luxurious features. Guests also have access to a private backyard with outdoor seating and free parking.
Situated in the New Era park neighborhood, the rental is just a short walk away from various bars and restaurants as well as Mckinley Park. J Street, one of the busiest locks in downtown Sacramento, is also just five blocks away.
East Sacramento Carriage House
Enjoy a relaxing stay in a newly constructed home with this unique craftsman-style guest suite in a charming neighborhood.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the studio rental is furnished with one queen-size bed and a dining table for two. There is also a pristine full bathroom with a walk-in shower and a convenient kitchenette with a microwave, a minifridge, and a coffee maker. The rental comes with a Smart TV with Netflix included, and guests can bring their pets along for the trip.
This lovely Sacramento Airbnb is surrounded by historic mansions, laid-back coffee shops, and popular eateries. The California State Capitol and UC Davis Medical Center are also close by, and long-term guests will certainly appreciate the Trader Joe’s next door.
Modern Flat in Midtown
This ground-floor rental unit is set in a historic home from 1905 and has been completely remodeled to offer a sparkling-clean vacation home within close proximity of Sacramento’s main points of interest.
Guests enter into the flat’s chic living room, which comes with a comfy gray sofa and a wall-mounted Smart TV. Continue into the apartment, where you’ll find a lovely full kitchen with glass doors leading into the property’s backyard. The apartment also comes with one bedroom with a queen-size bed, and there is a cot, an air mattress, and a cozy sofa available where additional guests can crash. Each of the two full bathrooms boasts brand-new modern facilities, and extra amenities include a dishwasher, a gaming console, and baby gear available upon request. Guests are also welcome to hang out in the spacious backyard, which even comes with a small putting green.
With an ideal location in midtown, this convenient rental apartment is within walking distance of many delightful restaurants and art galleries.
Cozy Cottage Near Downtown Sacramento
Our last Airbnb in Sacramento is simple, spacious, and clean and makes the perfect stay for solo travelers and couples.
The cottage-style guest suite comes with its own entrance located off of a shared hallway, where guests can use the convenient washer and dryer. Inside, you’ll find a lovely selection of hand-crafted art pieces and high-end furnishings as well as a queen-size Tempurpedic bed in a cozy lofted sleeping area. On the first floor of the apartment, there is a well-decorated living space with a 55-inch Smart TV and a heavenly reclining sofa as well as a small kitchenette area with a dining table. The rental also comes with one private full bathroom stocked with plush towels and organic toiletries.
Popular downtown attractions are just a few miles away from this fabulous apartment rental as are plenty of bike trails and riverfront activities.
Whatever brings you to California’s vibrant capital city, be sure and make the most of your trip with a stay in one of the best Airbnbs in Sacramento.