The 12 Best Airbnbs In Alaska, United States

August 13, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Alaska, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Alaska and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Designer Park Strip Home With Rooftop Deck

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $560 per night, airbnb.com

A sumptuous and lavishly furnished 3-bedroom abode with modern décor and high-end appliances and electronics that will make you feel as if you were in the biggest metropolis, even though you’re far away from home in Anchorage. An indoor fireplace, spacious bedrooms and a kitchen fit for a luxury Manhattan penthouse combine with an unbeatable location in downtown Anchorage for an experience you’ll never forget.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern 3br / 3. 5ba Park Strip Loft w/ fab rooftop deck. Immaculate, sleek design inside and out. Gourmet kitchen.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Washer | TV | Essentials | Heating | Hot water | Fireplace guards

Guest Reviews

“The place was very stylish and modern with so many features I loved like the touch less toilet flushing and Bluetooth connected throughout the house. Barbara was quick with communication as well.” – Sage
“Really nice modern condo with three bedrooms and stylish furnishings in an excellent central location. Owners were good communicators and flexible in accommodating our group on multiple days throughout the week.” – Ashlie
“Phenomenal home in a very convenient location. Great host! Great value for money and a fun place to come back and enjoy after tiring day trips.” – Chad
“Barbara’s place was the perfect spot to enjoy the events in downtown Anchorage surrounding Fur Rendezvous and the Iditarod ceremonial start. Our group of three couples was so comfortable. We walked to the events and to great restaurants.” – Megan
“This is a beautiful unit perfectly located next to the Park in downtown Anchorage. Its the perfect place for vacation or business travel. Very convenient.” – Ben

#2 Alaska Lake Front Luxury

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,230 per night, airbnb.com

Located right in front of Big Lake and with a backyard that could well be a golf green, this is the place to book for a luxurious destination wedding or a big company event in Alaska. You’ll be near many of Big Lake South’s best spots like Nancy Lake State Recreation Area and Settlers Bay Lodge, as well as to many outdoor activities like water sports and hiking trails. This is a place you won’t want to miss.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Magnificently finished, and with every amenity that you will need, our home will be perfect for your true Alaskan vacation. Situated 55 minutes from downtown Anchorage, Big Lake is one of the most popular summer and winter recreational destinations.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Washer | TV | Essentials | Heating | Hot water | Children’s books and toys

Guest Reviews

“We rented Kurt's entire lake house for our wedding and it was absolutely perfect. The house had everything we needed and more. Kurt was incredibly responsive to all our questions and even let us come by ahead of time to check out the space.” – Prairie
“Kurt took care of everything we needed. He was extremely helpful with suggestions for excursions and anything else we needed. He even took us out on his boat one day.” – Paul

#3 Lavish 5-Star Modern Villa – Best Location In Downtown

10 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

3 bedrooms, 6 beds, a big open kitchen and a backyard make this house an ideal Airbnb for big families or big groups of friends who want to stay in a quiet neighbourhood while still being close to the action of downtown Anchorage. You’ll have as many parks, galleries and museums nearby for the cultural traveller as bars, cafes and restaurants for those night owls out there.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Discover the natural wonders and metropolitan luxuries of Anchorage from this newly remodeled 3 bedroom (6 bed) custom-home built onto a historical downtown 1915 log cabin. This home boasts sleeping arrangements for 10, an airy and spacious living room with 30′ ceiling, a fenced yard, and elegant furnishings. Being the closest property to prime downtown attractions while also situated on the Tony Knowles coastal trail, it's the ideal basecamp to explore all the splendors that Alaska has to offer!”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Washer | TV | Essentials | Heating | Hot water | Room-darkening shades | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful house, amazing amenities. Would gladly stay there again!!” – Mya
“This is a great location in downtown Anchorage with access to shopping and Delaney Park. The house has plenty of space for families and it is a short drive to many local activities.” – Nicole
“Great place to stay in downtown Anchorage that is within walking distance of great food. Stylish, cozy place!” – Melissa
“We stayed at Ryan’s place for a night after spending a week and a half in Sterling for a fishing trip. This place was excellent for our last night in Alaska and was a nice change of pace as there were enough beds for our entire crew.” – Ryan
“Lovely stay. AMAZING PLACE . Comfortable and great host !” – Villisha

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#4 Timberline Treehouse Chalet With New Large Hot Tub

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $530 per night, airbnb.com

Girdwood offers big properties with few neighbours nearby, so if that’s what you’re aiming for on your next Alaskan adventure, then this timberline home with a secluded private hot tub surrounded by trees is for you. It’s a homely choice for two big families on a joint trip to Alaska, or for several outdoorsy couples looking for a home base for their next biking excursion.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautiful Girdwood Chalet with great views! Walking distance to the mountain resort and local restaurants and other venues. After a long day of skiing or hiking relax in our new hot tub and enjoy the private wooded setting. Security cameras in use on the property.”

Amenities

Indoor fireplace | Washer | Heating | TV | Hot water | Dryer | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Room-darkening shades | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Very nice, we enjoyed our stay very much. Would definitely stay again. We visited a few other towns including Anchorage and Homer and believe Alyeska/Girdwood is definitely the right spot to choose for your stay.” – Ryan
“Great host was really helpful! and really great place clean and tidy.” – Israel
“Melissa and Scott’s place was wonderful! Lots of room a small group of people and centrally located in Girdwood, close to both town and local hiking areas. We loved the house and hot tub and were even able to spy some local wildlife.” – Christina
“Had a great stay. Scott was awesome.” – Joshua
“Beautiful home, scenic views of the forest and mountains. We really loved the hot tub. Thank you for having us!” – Faith

#5 Modern Home In Seward With Beautiful View

15 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,020 per night, airbnb.com

Smack in the middle of Seward and only a couple of block from the waterfront, this bright and modern 4-bedroom home will steal your heart. A pastel colour palette and honey-coloured wooden floors exude peace and serenity for all, providing the perfect place to rest for you and a big group of friends on a college reunion in between explorations of the surrounding town.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located close to downtown Seward Alaska. Minutes from shops, dining, Alaska Sea Life Center and 1 mile from the Small Boat Harbor. Great location and comfortable modern home. Hello future guests!”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Hot water | Iron | TV | Heating | Wifi | Stair gates | Window guards | High chair | Room-darkening shades | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“The place was clean and spotless. It is in a great location and very convenient to everything. The booklets in the house have great local information.” – Tara
“Everything is sparkling clean and the amenities were perfect!!! Conveniently located to everything and the coffee shop across the street is the best!!!” – Jeanne
“Great clean place located in the heart of Seward. With the couches, we had just enough room to accommodate our large group of 13!” – Nishant
“Great place for a group” – Jessica
“The location of this house is perfect for a Seward visit. There were 15 of us and the accommodations are as described. The house is so clean and the host was very attentive to any of our needs.” – Christine

#6 Hanging Glacier Chalet With 3 Beds And A Sauna

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

Experience living in the middle of a rainforest in style on a 3-bedroom A-frame chalet strategically located near many of Girdwood’s finest recreational spots. Whether you and a group of your best friends want to go skiing or snowboarding during the winter or hiking and biking during the summer, this house makes it easy. Once you’ve had your fill, come back to a home-cooked meal and a relaxing sauna to brush the tiredness away.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Quintessential Alaskan Chalet in the Spruce and Glacial Valley, of Girdwood, Alaska! The Hanging Glacier Chalet is a cozy/sophisticated 3-bedroom, 2-bath house (with sauna) that can sleep 8 people comfortably. The house has a large front deck for relaxing in the sun. The vaulted ceilings and many windows provide a lot of natural light.”

Amenities

TV | Hot water | Heating | Wifi | Iron | Washer | Dryer | Essentials | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises | Dishes and silverware | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful home! Nice location- tucked in the woods of Girdwood, just a short drive from Anchorage. Comfy beds, fast internet (was a must as we started virtual school for our kiddos the 2nd day we were there), all the kitchen essentials to cook big meals, and a nice wood fired sauna.” – Sara
“Beautiful space, we had an absolutely wonderful time. Location is good and looking up through those tall windows allows for great glimpses of the clouds and mountains. We hope to be back soon!” – Christopher
“We greatly enjoyed our time there and the Alaskan feel that came with it. The kids were over the moon. Owners were very kind and readily available.” – Timothy
“Hanging Glacier is a great place for anyone looking to stay in the Girdwood area. The house was easy to find and big enough for 2 couples to have enough space and privacy.” – Eli
“This is a wonderful AirBnB. Very roomy with wonderful amenities & very clean. The sauna was awesome.” – Shelly

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#7 Aurora View House In Town

11 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $480 per night, airbnb.com

Witness one of the most mesmerizing natural phenomena on earth from your own backyard when you book this picturesque Airbnb in Fairbanks, Alaska. With room for up to 11 guests, this house will be a different kind of stay for a big family reunion no one is likely to forget. Take pictures and share them on Instagram thanks to the included Wi-Fi and grill some freshly caught salmon in the BBQ grill while you’re at it.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Executive or vacation rental. Newly remodeled big house, great location for aurora viewing (2 minute drive to one of the best aurora viewing sites in Fairbanks). Close to shopping, dining, and main roads to other tourist sites. Free easy parking.”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | TV | Dryer | Washer | Heating | Essentials | Wifi | Iron | Bathtub | Room-darkening shades | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Lily is exceptional! Not only was she so kind to meet and greet us for check in but totally understanding that with the schedule we had, there was no time for us to meet up. The house is so warm, welcoming.” – Niki
“Great place in a great location!!” – David
“Lily was among the best hosts I've had! She was very accommodating of our needs since we were a big group of people. She made sure we were all comfortable and even added extra beds and cozy blankets for all for the winter.” – Chaitra
“Very responsive and kind host! Spacious rooms!” – Wenhuan
“Great place to stay. Great host! Thank you Lily see you next time!” – Sean

#8 Alaska's Point Of View Lodge

12 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $590 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a big home base for a lot of people to explore Seward and maybe take a tour around the fjord, then this house is for you! Barn doors and wooden panels give a sense of rustic charm that will have everyone asking for seconds by the time you check out. With five bedrooms and several common areas, everyone will be able to find their own space while still being able to gather together as a group.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“New home built in 2018, located in the heart of Seward. Enjoy views of Resurrection Bay, Chugach Mountains, and Mt Marathon. Close to bike trail, downtown, boat harbor, free shuttle bus service, etc. Perfect place for all.”

Amenities

Heating | Iron | Essentials | TV | Wifi | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Microwave | Refrigerator | Cooking basics | Coffee maker | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Fantastic location and lovely host!” – Ashton
“Very beautiful to rent the entire home. Spacious for your entire family!!” – Summerhays
“Very nice place. Unfortunately most of our group were not able to attend because we were in town for the lost lake run which was cancelled due to wildfires. I’m sure it would have been much nicer without all the smoke, but we tried to make the best of it.” – Philip
“Debra is a very nice host. She responded quickly with directions and local tips. Her place is located just a couple minutes away from the sealife center by walking.” – Jin
“The place is well equipped and really spacious. The location is pretty close to the harbor with beautiful view. We enjoyed our stay.” – Mengting

#9 Palmer Modern Home With Amazing Views!

9 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $420 per night, airbnb.com

You won’t believe the price once you see the inside of this spacious and modernly furnished home for 9 guests just minutes away from the little Susitna River in Palmer. A spotless enchanted white kitchen, smooth wooden floors and plush couches give it a homely feel while barn doors, exposed wooden beams and log columns give it its contrasting rustic charm, making it a unique stay you won’t regret booking.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome! Located 1hr north of Anchorage & 15 mins from Palmer & Wasilla in the Hatcher Pass area, we are close to restaurants and groceries and also minutes from local hiking, skiing, running, biking & hunting trails . Our home is open, clean, sunny and modern and has an open concept kitchen onto deck and lawn below. Enjoy mountain views from every room, southern sun, a crow's nest and privacy in a natural setting.”

Amenities

Indoor fireplace | Washer | Heating | TV | Hot water | Dryer | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Children’s books and toys

Guest Reviews

“I had a girls w/e at Leah&Duncan’s place and it was just perfect! The house is what you see on the pics! Just a beautiful clean houses, private and in a very good location.” – Nicoletta
“Leah and Duncan’s home was stylish, clean, cozy and spacious. The house had commanding views of the surrounding mountains. It was a quick drive to Palmer and Wasilla.” – Natalie
“Amazing home, in great location near Hatcher Pass. Great communication from the hosts. Our family of 4 loved the home.” – Dan
“Beautiful home with sweet touches that make it beyond amazing. We were invited to enjoy the garden, porch swing, and views from the crow’s nest. It’s the perfect place that’s out of town, but not too far so that you can’t get there in a pinch.” – Holly
“This place is amazing! It is located in a beautiful part of Alaska. Leah was so wonderful in responding and giving us awesome tips about what to do and where to eat!!” – Jill

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#10 *New* Fishstix Attic @Homer, Alaska

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $340 per night, airbnb.com

The outside appearance of this unique home in Homer doesn’t give away the wonders within. You might even be temped to think that it is no more than a rundown shack, that is, until you open the front door. You are immediately met by a bright open space with floor to ceiling windows, flooded with natural light and full of modern comforts and amenities to make a luxury penthouse jealous. Stay here and you’ll have something to talk about at every dinner party.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Contemporary home with Panoramic views. The majestic windows allow for a uninterrupted landscape of the outdoors. The spaceThis home is veteran owned and we offer military discount! Send us an inquiry for special offers!”

Amenities

Essentials | Heating | Iron | Washer | Wifi | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises | Cooking basics | Microwave | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Gorgeous place, quiet and clean. Great location. We will love to visit there again” – Noi
“The place is super relaxing for travel stay very clean and close to downtown.” – Priscilla
“What an incredible place to stay in Homer! We couldn’t decide what was better…the house or the view. The house was built to maximize the incredible views of the bay, mountains, and glaciers.” – Jeremy
“Awesome Is an understatement the place is spotless and perfect. It has a million dollar view and we even had a mom and baby moose right in the front yard ! The only thing I didn’t like was the fact I had to leave! Lol” – Dave
“This is a super clean and cool contemporary space with an amazing view of Kachemak Bay as well as the Homer Spit. It is only a few minutes from the town center as well. Highly recommended!” – Todd

#11 Harbor Home

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $530 per night, airbnb.com

As its name suggests, this gorgeous home for a family of six is located right on the Valdez harbour. You’ll not only be close to the water, but also within walking distance to cafes, shops and museums, so you and your loved ones will always find something different to do. If you’re the more outdoorsy type, you’ll also find trailheads and a camper park nearby, as well as the Valdez-Whittier ferry.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Valdez Alaska, located in majestic Prince William Sound, is truly one of Mother Nature’s perfect creations! Our Harbor Home is your gateway to all Valdez has to offer. Located right in the heart of town with stunning harbor views, it is within walking distance to food, shopping, museums, hiking, sightseeing tours and of course world class fishing!”

Amenities

Wifi | Iron | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Hot water | Essentials | Bathtub | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Room-darkening shades | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“The most exceptional property and view in Valdez. The Harbor House is spectacular on all levels and the hosts are amazing. Our family enjoyed every aspect of our brief journey to Valdez and most of all enjoyed our 5-star dining views from the private deck.” – Stacy
“We loved the location and the quality of the unit. We really appreciate that everything was top of the line. It made a great location to have the grandparents babysit will mom and dad went fishing.” – John
“Perfect place for our stay in Valdez. Centrally located and easily accessible. Highly recommend.” – Jessica
“My friends and I loved the place – great views, comfortable furniture and beds, and the jetted tub was PERFECT.” – Shelley
“Great place to stay at and a beautiful view” – Oscar

#12 Cozy Cottage With Outdoor Hot Tub

7 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

Yet another great stay in Valdez perfect for medium sized families or perhaps for two couples with kids. Make the most of your trip to Alaska by renting a place with all the amenities you would find at home and more, like a hot tub, a bath tub and a full kitchen with all the cooking essentials and appliances you could need, all of it surrounded by a well curated mid-century décor.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern decor, cottage up against mountains and forest, just outside of town. Within walking distance to the bike path. Newly remodeled private home. The whole cottage, plus the hot tub until 10pmOther things to note- Quiet time by 10pm as there are other guests on property at all times.”

Amenities

Dryer | Iron | Hot water | Heating | Washer | Wifi | TV | Essentials | Children’s books and toys | Bathtub | Single level home | Hot tub

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful place to stay. Jessica was an amazing host and all the little amenities around the house were a warm touch of home. The place was very clean and spacious.” – Linzay
“Just a quick trip away from downtown Valdez, Jess has a few rental cabins very close to her family home. The property was well kept and so was our actual Air B&B.” – Kate
“Very clean place and Jessica is very accommodating” – Patricia
“This cottage is adorable and very clean! The location is very close to town which is convenient. Jessica is a great host, you will love staying here!” – Nikki
“Fantastic spot. Super close to the town center. The place was clean and the amenities were on point.” – Natalie

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