The 12 Best Airbnbs In Asheville, NC

June 30, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Asheville, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Asheville and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

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#1 Masterfully Decorated Home/Fifty Five Acre Horse Farm

# of Guests16
# of Bedrooms6
# of Bathrooms3
Nightly Price$650/night

A large and beautiful home full of spacious classically decorated bedrooms you won’t want to leave. With an impressive 55 acres, this property has everything from a big fully equipped kitchen, to wood burning fireplaces and even a gazebo that is just perfect for that outdoor wedding ceremony you’ve always dreamt about. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Walk in the front door and fall in love with the cathedral ceilings and winding staircase of this spacious home. The house has 2 wood-burning fireplaces and high-end furnishings. There’s a sun room with a ping pong table and an outdoor gazebo.Canaan Valley is Asheville’s premier destination Wedding Venue.”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesKitchen
WasherDryerDishwasher
Indoor fireplaceHeatingAir conditioning
Pack ’n Play/travel cribHigh chairGarden or backyard

Reviews

“A fabulous setting, great house floorplan and super location. Access to the barn with the host is so fun for kiddos and the overall exterior space around the house works really well.” – Jenny
“This place is fantastic! We stayed for three weeks and it was painful to depart. Dan, his son, and the rest of his family were very hospitable and fun. My family fished with his son all the time.” – Dax
“This house is the perfect location for a large group! There is plenty of room for people to sleep comfortably and gather in common areas. The fire pit was great and the donkey in the backyard was such a pleasant surprise.” – Natasha
“We had an absolutely amazing stay at the farm house. We could not have felt more welcome and enjoyed the family trip anymore than we did with Dan and Courtney.” – Donnie
“They can expect the best of everything. Dan will go out of his way to help in any way that is needed.” – John

#2 Gorgeous Modern Mountain Design/The Cloud Nine

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms3
Nightly Price$450/night

An impeccable, modern and minimalistic décor that seamlessly combines brown, black and white with the surrounding mountain views. It has the perfect location to go out and hit the trails during the summer, and to stay in and enjoy good food cooked in its fully equipped kitchen, play its baby grand piano and warm up with its fireplace during the winter. The serenity and privacy of Cloud 9 are ideal for couples on a week-long gettaway from their daily routine. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Enjoy the views from both inside and outside this new, contemporary home. Take advantage of the large, open living space. In winter, have a warm drink by the fireplace while gazing out the window. In summer, bring a bite outside to enjoy the scenery. This modern mountain home has beautiful sunrises that are so breathtaking you will start your day refreshed and relaxed! You might want to sit by the fireplace to read a good book, relax by soaking in a nice warm bubble bath, or go hike a nearby trail to visit a spectacular waterfall!”

Amenities

Free parking on premisesFull kitchenWasher
DryerDishwasherIndoor fireplace
Pets allowedHeatingAir conditioning
WifiTVBathroom essentials

Reviews

“Great house. Great style. Great view. A bit removed from Asheville and restaurants. Overall a very nice experience.” – Ian
“This place is perfect. The house is amazing and the views are ever better. It was a great house for four adults and one dog to live in for two weeks. It’s a bit pricey but totally worth it. We will be back!!” – Annette
“This is the most amazing gem of a house that I absolutely fell in love with. The attention and every single detail of this house from the linens, to the furnishings and the design of the house are just simply amazing.” – Kris
“We enjoyed a long weekend to celebrate a milestone birthday with a couple friends. The place is breathtakingly beautiful with a view to match.” – Kevin
“Absolutely amazing! This is the second time we’ve stayed at Cloud 9 and it was incredible! Gorgeous home with tasteful decorations inside and out, high-end appliances/toiletries/cleaning products, a serene location, spotless interior, and the best part – those million dollar views of the mountains!” – Justin

#3 Historic Stone And Timber Lodge With View Near Asheville

# of Guests10
# of Bedrooms4
# of Bathrooms3
Nightly Price$499/night

The rustic appearance of the bedrooms, living room and dining room are in sharp contrast with the slightly more modern looking full kitchen, which is perfect for those who are looking for a traditional cabin-like experience while enjoying the benefits of modern appliances. This place is ideal to let you and your family experience what it’s like living as close as you can get to the outdoors while still keeping connected to the modern world. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Step back in time at the Persimmon Farm and Lodge. This picturesque Appalachian cabin was built in 1910 using traditional log and stone architecture. Today it boasts modern amenities while maintaining rustic mountain charm. This special house features breathtaking mountain views, walking trails, and an outdoor fire pit on a private 30 acres of mature hardwood forest and organic orchards. “Nothing beats morning coffee with a gorgeous view of the mountains on the front porch!””

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFree street parking
Full kitchenDishwasherIndoor fireplace
HeatingAir conditioningGarden or backyard
WifiTVBathroom essentials

Reviews

“Phenomenal spot! Close enough to everything you need, yet secluded enough to get the “mountain feel”. Amazing hosts and a truly beautiful home. Highly recommend.” – Rohan
“Wow! This cabin FAR exceeded our expectations in the best way. The home was inviting, clean and well taken care of. No detail was left unnoticed. There was even a Christmas tree in the den.” – Gina
“Our family really enjoyed the stay at this beautiful, private cabin in the woods. The views are absolutely beautiful! There is only 1 television in the entire house, and it really helped us to decompress and clear our minds” – Meredith
“This cabin is spacious and sparkling clean. We visited at Christmas time and there was a Christmas tree in the cabin which was a thoughtful touch.” – Mary Ann
“One of the nicest homes we’ve stayed in. The place was absolutely stunning, squeaky clean, high end bedding, super comfy mattresses and communication with the hosts couldn’t be better.” – Lev

#4 Charming Mountain View Home Perfect For Social Distancing

# of Guests6
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$250/night

If you want a place that’ll bring you closer to nature while still letting you enjoy the same comforts you enjoy at home, this is it. The rustic dining table for 8 gives this home a bit of mountain character, while the modern, fully equipped kitchen, the polished wooden floors and all the perfect finishes in its construction make you feel right at home. This is a place you won’t want to miss for your next family vacation. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Climb steps to a huge deck that wraps around a striking blue timber house. Marvel at calming mountain views on over an acre of woods. Inside, cross gleaming hardwood floors in an open-plan living space to prepare meals in a gourmet chef’s kitchen.Looking for a smaller place for two just down the road from here?”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFull kitchen
WasherDryerDishwasher
Indoor fireplaceHeatingAir conditioning
High chairBaby bathBathtub

Reviews

“We had a great stay! The house had everything we needed, and more. Everything was clean and the beds were very comfortable. They provided plenty of toys and books for my daughter and niece to stay entertained while we were at the house which really helped! Can’t wait to come back!” – Michelle
“Beautiful home with gorgeous sunrise views from the deck!” – Jean
“Wonderful property. We had an amazing time. Communication with the host was great. Looking forward our next stay” – Renaud
“Perfect is absolutely right (for social distancing and otherwise)! The house is just beautiful and those mountain views spectacular. You feel like you have total privacy in nature but are still just 15 minutes away from downtown.” – Ira
“Our family had a wonderful stay at the house. Very cozy. Beds were very comfortable and the kids loved the toys and books that were provided. The house was very clean and up to date. The owners were very responsive and attentive. Would definitely stay here again.” – Liz

#5 Downtown Artist Loft For Five

# of Guests5
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$219/night

At the heart of downtown Asheville, this loft takes open concept living to another level. Neatly decorated, with lots of natural light, a huge TV, air conditioning and heating, as well as the possibility of bringing your furry friend along, this is the perfect place to stay with your partner when visiting the city if you want to keep as close as possible to Asheville’s vibrant cultural life. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Overlook vibrant College Street from the open-plan living space at this industrial-chic oasis in the heart of downtown’s festivities. The apartment showcases local art, with high ceilings, exposed ducts, and rustic bricks creating a relaxed feel. If you are looking for a secluded mountain getaway this is not the place but if you want to be in the heart of downtown festivities then our loft is the perfect place for you. Our loft puts you right in the center of all the downtown action.”

Amenities

Self check-inFull kitchenWasher
DryerDishwasherElevator
Pets allowedHeatingAir conditioning
WifiTVBathroom essentials

Reviews

“If you are looking for a cool- funky urban experience Krista’s place is truly fab. She had board games which were great for a few rainy days and some great suggestions in a binder which my teens read end to end and we did a lot of her suggestions” – Renu
“This was one of the best Airbnb’s I have ever been in! I loved the art work and everything here made me feel so homeyyyy! I came with my boyfriend and my two dogs, so pet friendliness was a plus!” – Jasmine
“Great spot with access to all of downtown! We really loved the space too. Very cozy and relaxing.” – Hesper
“We will definitely stay here again. The location and comfort was hard to beat. Krista said it might be noisy but we didn’t have a negative experience with noise at all.” – Jb
“Great location in the center of Asheville, easy walk to great breweries and restaurants. We would happily stay there again.” – Drew

#6 Industrial Chic Meets The Old World In Downtown Asheville

# of Guests2
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$198/night

This small apartment for two is the unbeatable choice whether you plan on visiting Asheville with your partner, or if you’re on a business trip and only need a place downtown to spend the nights. The industrial decorations, full kitchen, comfortable king-sized bed, Wi-Fi, TV and other amenities will make you want to stay here night after night. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Wake up next to striking exposed brickwork in 80 LEX Apartment 204, designed to epitomize the chic and rustic flavor of trendy Asheville. It boasts soaring ceilings with a curated collection of antique and new furnishings, and thickly layered textures, colors and patterns.”

Amenities

Self check-inFull kitchenWasher
DryerDishwasherWifi
TVBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts
Coffee makerHair dryerIron

Reviews

“A beautiful, stylish, super clean loft apartment in a perfect downtown location close to everything! Very helpful host who kindly provided coffee and a bottle of wine! Thanks for a perfect stay!” – Paul
“Incredible spot and great location!” – Reed
“Andrew’s place was an amazing experience, we stayed during 1 whole month and it definitely felt like home. It was clean, and in a top location in the middle of Downtown Asheville.” – Karla
“This spot made for a perfect stay! Amazing location. Super comfy bed and quiet space. Favorite airbnb i’ve stayed in yet! We are already planning for our return!” – Jeff
“Fabulous dwelling in an amazing location right in the heart of downtown Asheville! The decor was stunning yet you felt at home. One of the best, if not the best, places we have stayed while traveling.” – Karen

#7 Sleepy Gap Cottage In The Middle Of The Forest

# of Guests3
# of Bedrooms1
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$165/night

Peace, intimacy and comfort are three words that describe how you’ll feel the moment you walk through the door. This house on a hill beneath a canopy of trees is ideal for someone looking for a place to relax, connect with nature and find inspiration, be it to write the next best-selling book or compose the next big musical score. Rent it for yourself or come with a partner and take advantage of all the amenities of city living like a full kitchen, a washer and dryer, TV and Wi-Fi, while enjoying the wonders of nature right out the front door. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Nourish mind, body, and soul on a meditation platform beneath the tree canopy. Play guitar in a daybed nook, gazing over a private forest. Organic, white interiors showcase exposed beams, wood-framed windows, natural floors, and rustic accents. Start to unwind as you drive up the gravel road lined with trees (you will want a 4 WD vehicle for the easiest access) and see the cottage at the top of the hill.”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFull kitchen
WasherDryerWifi
TVBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts
Coffee makerHair dryerIron

Reviews

“Our time at the Sleep Gap cottage was the perfect way to isolate during stay-at-home orders resulting from COVID-19. Nestled in the woods, the seclusion was peaceful and serene. Having stayed for over a month, the place was comfortably our home.” – Chad
“This is a great place for solitude and quiet yet close enough to enjoy Asheville and its great arts and restaurants. You really are out in the woods, but when you get to the cottage, you will find a modern, stylish, and extremely comfortable place to unwind.” – Peter
“Our stay at Sleepy Gap Cottage was a dream! We spent four nights over Thanksgiving with our two young boys, ages 2 & 4. We loved exploring the area, the cozy home, and hammock.” – Olivia
“Our stay was relaxing and overall we had a positive time. Some touches with regards to cleanliness need to be improved particularly for the Plus status and the price that comes with that.” – Andell
“This is a beautiful home in a wonderful location with very thoughtful owners! Tamera and Steve were great at providing all important information for our stay.” – Kyra

#8 Upstream Penthouse – Spacious, Modern And On The Riverfront

# of Guests16
# of Bedrooms7
# of Bathrooms4
Nightly Price$400/night

When you think of a penthouse, you probably don’t imagine one that will comfortably bed 16 people while providing all the amenities they’ll all need for a long stay. This place has wonderful riverside views, it’s close to the city and it includes a nice modern kitchenette. The Upstream Penthouse is especially well suited for small events, so it’s a great choice if you’re looking for a place to plan trip with a large group of friends, or that upcoming bachelor/bachelorette party for your best friend who’s getting married. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Step into a rooftop hot tub at the end of an active day and slowly unwind under the stars. Find plenty of cozy beds in colorful rooms for the whole family. Descend a staircase to an upscale kitchen and enjoy wide woodland views of the mountains, the Biltmore Estate and French Broad River. The patio is a perfect place to enjoy a cup of morning joe or watch the sunset while sipping your favorite cocktail.”

Amenities

Free parking on premisesFree street parkingKitchenette
WasherDryerDishwasher
Indoor fireplaceSuitable for eventsHeating
Air conditioningPack ’n Play/travel cribBathtub

Reviews

“Jay’s Upstream Penthouse was fantastic! It was a comfortable 4 day getaway for our family group of 11, including 6 adults and 5 kids. Amenities like soap, shampoo, conditioner, coffee filters, towels etc. were all well stocked.” – Molly
“I cannot say enough good things about this place. Super nice and new with plenty of room for 15 girls. The river view was gorgeous and we were very close to downtown and the river arts district.” – Martha
“Amazing spot not far from DT. Great and thoughtful host that was easy to contact whenever needed.” – Anders
“The house was fabulous, beautifully decorated, and spacious enough for my group of ten to lose each other. Jay is always available by message and was able to come help set up one of the sofa beds at a moment’s notice.” – Miranda
“30 Upsteam Way is an amazing house if you have a large group and Jay is the best AirBnB host that I have had. The house was immaculate and the check in process was a total breeze.” – Graham

#9 Hilltop Haven With Hot Tub And Mountain Views

# of Guests8
# of Bedrooms3
# of Bathrooms2
Nightly Price$299/night

It’s hard to beat the views from the many windows of the Hilltop Haven; they will take your breath away! Add in a wood-lined fireplace in the middle of a comfy living room with a deck and barbecue right outside overlooking the mountain, and you’ll quickly realize why so many have enjoyed staying here so much. If you’re looking for a place with a view that will accommodate your big family, then look no farther. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“**COME TAKE IN SOME FRESH MOUNTAIN AIR!** Strict cleaning standards kept, trails open, breweries selling beer! Lounge on the bean bags, competing at PlayStation 4 and streaming classic films in the movie room. Play darts and pool, then soak in the back deck hot tub. In the evening, gather round the gas-log fireplace with reclaimed-pallet-wood surround.”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFull kitchen
WasherDryerIndoor fireplace
Game consolePets allowedHeating
Air conditioningPack ’n Play/travel cribBathtub

Reviews

“We had a great time and enjoyed the space! It was clean, modern, and comfortable. We especially enjoyed the craft beer that was provided, and it was very easy to communicate with Eddie.” – Katie
“Great location, central to everything we wanted to do in the Asheville area. Eddie was super helpful in making recommendations on what to do in Asheville during our stay!” – Le
“This place was fantastic! The hot tub was great. We had six people and had more than enough room. We especially appreciated the extra touches left by the house that made it feel special.” – Andrew
“We had a wonderful three night stay. The house and neighborhood were so charming. And easy drive to Asheville and the town of Black Mountain had some great restaurants and shops as well.” – Lynn
“Great cabin! Great location in cute neighborhood, close to town, but feel like you’re on an adventure. The view from the hot tub is beautiful!” – Jacob

#10 Urban Farmhouse Apartment In Biltmore Village

# of Guests4
# of Bedrooms2
# of Bathrooms1
Nightly Price$159/night

Right at the heart of Biltmore and only 2 miles away from downtown Asheville, this apartment combines vintage with rustic with modern in one seamless package you wouldn’t have imagined could work so well. Its two good sized bedrooms are the perfect choice for two couples planning a weekend getaway as a group. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Follow the garden path to the private porch with rocking chairs, then into a rustic yet elegant interior. Vintage accents throughout including plantation shutters and a custom farm table made from 150-year-old reclaimed barn wood. Guests have the pleasure of preparing meals in the kitchen, note, there is not a full size range/oven. The apartment sleeps 4 with king & queen BDR’s. There is 1 full bath. Moments to the heart of Biltmore Village, 1/4 mile to entrance of Biltmore Estate, 1 mile to Mission Hospital & 2 miles to vibrant downtown to explore Asheville’s many dining pleasures!”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFull kitchen
WasherDryerDishwasher
HeatingAir conditioningWifi
TVBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts

Reviews

“Space was spacious and very clean. Gardens are pretty. Owners helpful and nice. Teens loved the tv 🙂 great appliances and everything we needed plus … we’ll be back!” – Kristen
“This apartment was absolutely perfect for our short stay in Asheville! The apartment was fully stocked with everything we could have ever needed and they were very easy to reach throughout our stay.” – Carter
“What a lovely apartment. Thoughtfully curated. Spotless. We will be back.” – Judy
“The location of this home was absolutely perfect for our stay. Was close to everything not ever having to drive for more than 10 minutes. The apartment was beautifully decorated and the gardening outside was beautiful.” – Ashley
“Jon and Kelly’s place was beyond lovely. There was such attention to detail in every corner of their home. They even stocked the refrigerator with our favorite yogurt along with bottled water, cream for our coffee, cinnamon raisin bread and fresh butter!” – Leslie

#11 Gorgeous Mountain Home Retreat

# of Guests10
# of Bedrooms4
# of Bathrooms3
Nightly Price$325/night

A beautiful and massive stone chimney is the centerpiece of this wonderful mountain retreat. With several fireplaces, heating and air conditioning, it won’t matter if you book during the winter or the summer. Extensive use of wood on both floors, furnishings and furniture, as well as hand-crafted stonework both inside and out of the house, give this property a rugged character you and your crew won’t want to miss. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“This home features vaulted ceilings, hand-crafted rock-work, and wormy chestnut furniture made from refurbished barn wood. Sit around the indoor rock fireplaces hand-crafted by a local artisan and sink into the hot tub on the rock pavilion.”

Amenities

Free parking on premisesFull kitchenWasher
DryerDishwasherIndoor fireplace
HeatingAir conditioningWifi
TVBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts

Reviews

“Beautiful place in a beautiful setting.” – Jonathan
“Wonderful place and made us feel right at home” – Tanya
“The 7 of us had an excellent girl’s weekend in this large home, with virtually everything you could need. Loved the colorful eggs and freshly baked bread! Very convenient to town, but with better views!” – Elizabeth
“The house was perfect for a fun & relaxing weekend in the mountains and Frank was a great host!” – Caroline
“This house is the perfect place for a big get together with friends and family. There is enough room/space for a large group. The amenities are incredible, the hot tub/fire place/waterfall.” – Andrew

#12 Modern Home Surrounded By 3 Acres Of Forest

# of Guests9
# of Bedrooms4
# of Bathrooms4
Nightly Price$350/night

Vintage furniture and rustic looking wood combine with modern cabinetry and stainless steel appliances to give this modern home a unique character. A wrap-around roofed deck with a barbecue will make you enjoy the outside as much as the inside, while you and a group of your closest friends grill away in this secluded house in the middle of the forest. (Listing here)

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Spread out in this wonderful home that features contemporary fixtures of wood and stone that complement the nature outside. With a cozy fire pit, expansive porch, and sizeable dining area, each space exudes a warm and inviting feeling.”

Amenities

Self check-inFree parking on premisesFull kitchen
WasherDryerIndoor fireplace
HeatingAir conditioningWifi
TVBathroom essentialsBedroom comforts

Reviews

“This house exceeded our expectations and was great for kids. We loved the porch, fire pit, and hot tub. Could not have asked for a better retreat!” – Erin
“Heather’s place was everything we wanted and more. Book this now!” – Brittany
“This is THE most beautiful place we have ever stayed! The house is absolutely gorgeous and everything we could have ever asked for! The location is perfect—secluded but close to everything you need.!” – Ashley
“What’s wonderful home, beautifully designed and decorated. The entire house is air conditioned as well as having a great sauna and hot tub. The house was spotless along with 4 full bathrooms.” – Jack
“This house is lovely, up-to-date, has a great floor plan and lots of things for kids to do. Heather was a super welcoming host, easy to get in touch with. We had everything we could have needed! Gorgeous house and property!” – Samantha
Bonus: If you’re new to Airbnb, use this link for $45 off your first stay.