The 12 Best Airbnbs In Berkeley, California

February 25, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Beckerley, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Beckerley and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Scandinavian Studio With Claremont Canyon Views

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

From this modern Scandinavian space, take in the amazing views of the canyon and the Golden Gate Bridge. That couples' weekend getaway or that much-needed work trip will be unforgettable if you decide to book this 1-bedroom studio.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take in the panoramic vistas of the canyon and wildlife preserve, plus the Golden Gate Bridge, from this modern Scandinavian space. The interior designer host has curated every detail to blend style and comfort, with the post-and-beam ceiling a standout.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating | Fire extinguisher | Smoke alarm | Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Guest Reviews

“Kathryn was warm, welcoming and easy to reach with occasional questions. The studio was clean and well stocked. The studio is located in a central location which made it easy for me to get around.” – Victoria
“Kathryn and Casey’s place is absolutely lovely. They are wonderful hosts, reaching out periodically to make sure all my needs were met. I greatly enjoyed my one month stay there and would definitely come back again.” – Stephanie
“Kathryn and Casey’s place for perfect for a quick weekend stay! I would definitely stay again the next time I come to the Bay to visit my family.” – Talia
“The place was absolutely lovely and Kathryn couldn’t have been kinder or more accommodating.” – Marcy
“Kathryn's place was a dream come true! The perfect little studio in a gorgeous area of Berkeley. Lots of natural light and easy access to hiking trails.” – Madeline

#2 Explore Berkeley From a Chic Home

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $500 per night, airbnb.com

With many textures that go from the hardwood floor to the minimalist styled furniture, this is a property full of comfortable character. If you feel like cooking, you'll find a kitchen that's fully equipped. This is a great home base for breakfasts on the terrace during the summer, or to light up the fireplace during the winter.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wake up in a modern home that features a minimalist decor accentuated by the hardwood floors and contrasts of dark and light furniture. Cook with local ingredients in the chef's kitchen and spend a relaxing evening by the remote-controlled fireplace.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“This is a beautiful house that was perfect for my mother and sister during our visit. It is stylishly decorated, super clean, and comfortable. Lots of thoughtful touches, like coffee and creamer and a bottle of wine.” – Melissa
“This is a very updated unit in the heart of Berkeley that combines the charm of the area with the latest in modern and comfortable finishing. It’s spacious, clean and very well equipped. It’s ideal for long stays as well as short ones.” – Samara
“Recently updated town house in a very convenient location in Berkeley, the house worked exceedingly well for our family during a recent five day trip. The house was spotless, everything worked, and the owners were super-friendly and response.” – Tim
“Great place close to Bart! Very comfortable and though fully designed space.” – Rohan
“My husband and I and our two grown children chose Daniel’s place because of the close proximity to my daughter and grandchildren’s home. The good news is the house was even better than I expected. It was sparkling clean and roomy for 4 adults.” – Caitlin

#3 Magical Modern Cottage with Garden

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

This is a place you won't want to miss, situated less than a mile from the popular Pizzaiolo and within walking distance of cafes and restaurants. Have a relaxing hot water bath, have a good breakfast on the lovely patio and then head out to explore on foot to your heart's content.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Find true escape surrounded by nature at this lovely modern cottage. Once featured in Dwell magazine, this home charms with its clever use of space, custom furniture and finishes, unique and tasteful decor, and outdoor patio and garden.”

Amenities

Kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating | Garden or backyard | Smoke alarm | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“Very relaxing and comfortable space. Was great for us to get out of SF and be in a serene and peaceful environment. It is essentially in someone's back yard, but we never felt like we were intruding or intruded upon.” – Justin
“Quaint cottage. Very stylish and clean. Easy check in.” – Natalie
“Sophisticated design and high craft, it was a treat to stay in this peaceful space. All was provided.” – Cristine
“Colin and Sarah's space is a beautiful and peaceful oasis in the Rockridge / Temescal part of Oakland. I enjoyed a couple of swims in the sublime outdoor salt water Temescal Pool, just a brief walk away.” – Jonathan
“Great location and place. Very clean and comfortable.” – Kathy
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#4 Lovely Mid-Century Modern Place

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $360 per night, airbnb.com

This modern 3-bedroom home with unique architecture is the perfect starting point for many adventures of the hill. It’s an ideal spot for a group of friends or a whole family who wants to make the most out of their trip to Berkeley. Enjoy the Hot Tub and nice BBQ on the balcony with all your loved ones.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our unique and charming Mid-Century modern home is located in the beautiful North Berkeley Hills! Sunny and warm home with many windows and beautiful bay views! Peaceful yard with flower garden, bay views and HOT TUB. Close to the UC Campus, Gourmet Ghetto with it's fine shops and restaurants, Solano and its many shops and restaurants, Berkeley Rose Garden, Several parks, Tilden Park, bus line and BART.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“We spent most of our time in the living room playing games, talking, and enjoying the view. The kitchen had almost everything we needed to cook (bring your own foil, plastic wrap, etc) breakfast. We had dinners delivered from local restaurants.” – Michelle
“Perfect location to enjoy Berkeley and SF using the BART” – César
“We loved Tracy's place especially the outside deck with the hot tub and bay views. The house was very stylish and really clean. Would come back for another visit” – Samantha
“This lovely place was everything it said it was – we really enjoyed our stay!” – Leslie
“This was a wonderful space for us to entertain and as we were meeting our 8 week old granddaughter and our son and daughter-in-law prefer to meet somewhere outside. The entire deck was big enough for us to hang out all day and social distance and enjoy that little beautiful baby.” – Teresa And T

#5 Secluded Cottage 3 blocks to campus and downtown

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

In its beautiful space, this cabin accommodates up to 2 guests and its rustic wood-lined interior with rustic furniture and rugged outdoor areas can make you feel like you have gone back in time. However, if you turn on the high-end smart TVs and experience fluent streaming with a high-speed Wi-Fi internet connection, you can go back to the future and beyond. If you're searching for a way to interact with nature and the rest of the world, this is the one.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Enjoy an enchanting, eclectic escape conveniently located in Central Berkeley, 3 blocks to Cal Berkeley Campus and Downtown Berkeley BART station. This charming cottage includes a spacious bedroom, full kitchen, bathroom, large living room, and a lovely side garden! Locataed behind a locked gate . The cottage is available for a minimum 14 day stay.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Iron | Essentials | TV | Heating | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Cooking basics | Dishes and silverware | Keypad

Guest Reviews

“Location is great and having a parking spot was amazing. The cottage is very clean and well decorated. It was perfect for a couple visiting their Cal students.” – Julie
“James's place is in an idea location if you are visiting Cal. Can walk everywhere you need to from his place. Off-street parking spot was key for us.” – Ariel
“Very cute and cozy space; felt like we were in the woods instead of in Berkeley!” – Eilean
“Fantastic location with an easy check-in/out process. The cottage is adorable with everything you need to feel at home. The aesthetic was amazing!” – Elise
“great location, lovely place” – Orit

#6 Light-filled Second Floor Apartment

3 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

This is an unbeatable place for those who want to know Berkeley, just a few minutes away from downtown. You can go down to nearby popular restaurants and enjoy a nice meal if you're not into cooking, but if you are, you can enjoy a well-stocked kitchen with all the requisite equipment and cooking necessities. This is a spot that you would not want to leave, with amazing views and 3 spacious rooms.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is the second floor of a house in the lower Westbrae section of Berkeley, close to great shops and stores, and transportation options. You may access the laundry in the garage, the back deck, and the patio in the garden. Use of other spaces must be negotiated and agreed.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Hot water | Dryer | Heating | Kitchen | Private entrance | Long-term stays allowed | Smoke alarm | Carbon monoxide alarm | Fire extinguisher | Unavailable: ShampooShampoo

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#7 Cozy Contemporary North Oakland Apartment

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

This is an unbeatable place for those who want to know Berkeley, just a few minutes away from downtown. You can go down to nearby popular restaurants and enjoy a nice meal if you're not into cooking, but if you are, you can enjoy a well-stocked kitchen with all the required equipment and cooking necessities. This is a spot that you would not want to leave, with amazing views and 3 spacious rooms.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Adjust the radiant floor heating and settle on the sectional sofa in the light-filled living room to watch HBO, Showtime, and Netflix on the HDTV. Both bedrooms come with en suites, with decorative hats and Picasso prints enriching the walls. We love our neighborhood's hidden gems and our proximity to San Francisco and Downtown Oakland.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Very nice and spacious apartment with every detail thought through and planned for. We loved the place and will definitely stay again for our next visit to the area.” – Vida
“Loved our stay — the space was perfect and super comfortable for our time in Oakland! Really appreciate the kitchen having everything we needed for cooking too.” – Lauren
“This was a place from heaven. We could feel the peacefulness and the love as soon as we walked into the comfort of the home. Decorated with pieces of great Spanish artists like Miró and Picasso gave the home sophistication of culture.” – Angela
“Great host, gave us great suggestions for restaurants, activities and shops. House is very clean and well decorated. Very close to Bay Bridge which makes it easy to go to SF. Highly recommand.” – Marie France
“This was an excellent stay, clean, updated decor and quiet. There is off street and street parking which made it super convenient. Safe neighborhood, I felt comfortable.” – Mavis

#8 Modern Garden Apartment

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

Featuring a bathtub, ventilation, air conditioning, TV with all streaming services and a full kitchen, this ideally situated apartment is an excellent location for small families or couples. Just outside this comfortable place, just minutes away from the Bay area, you step into the beating heart of North Berkeley.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Relax in the heart of North Berkeley, only blocks away from UC Berkeley and easy access to the greater Bay area. Our modern, light-filled apartment at garden level includes a spacious main living and kitchen space, and a large bedroom, and a luxurious bathroom. We have put in enhanced cleaning procedures, a minimum of 24 hours in between reservations, and have Hepa filters in the apartment to ensure cleanliness and maximize environmental safety.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“A perfect, self-contained space. A lovely patio garden in which to sit and enjoy the afternoon sun. All we can say is Thank you, Thank you Megan!” – Shelley
“Lovely space and lovely host. I would definitely return.” – Mendy
“Amazing oasis in Berkeley! Incredibly clean and very stylish – felt like I was at a 5 star resort. The accommodations were very comfortable & Megan was fantastic with communication.” – Robin
“When we travel to Berkeley to visit our three little grandsons, we normally stay at a very nice hotel. We decided to try an Airbnb, and we were so lucky to discover Megan’s. The place is wonderful—immaculate, beautifully decorated…” – Donna
“This was by far our favorite Airbnb. It’s beautiful. The garden view is magical and everything is spotless.” – Julia

#9 Sunny, Artsy Home with Private Deck and Garden

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

This home, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, is perfectly appropriate for a small family. Let's just say that this place is for you if you're looking for a trip to Oakland or Berkeley covered in modern elegance and surrounded by secluded warmth. With its gourmet kitchen, private garden, TV, Wi-Fi and a perfect location in or near Berkeley, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better spot than this.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Cook a slow dinner on a gas stove in a gourmet kitchen. Serve a leisurely family meal at a spacious dining table. Afterwards, relax on the sofa and leaf through a coffee table book, or step into the backyard and have drinks when the sun goes down. I have had the pleasure of hosting film productions at my place.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This place was full of style and charm. I would definitely stay here again.” – Alfonso
“Home was great. Very artfully done you can tell they put a lot of thought into it.” – Christopher
“Beautiful apartment with so much style! Jesus was lovely to deal with and his friend who met us to let us in (early) was also really lovely. I would definitely stay here again if I get the chance.” – Paul
“Wonderful hosts and terrific home. Perfectly decorated, spotless and comfortable. Had everything we needed” – Zev
“Jesus is a great host, he was very attentive and he even offer to put AC for us , without us even ask him. The house is very clean and has a lot of amenities that you will need.I would fully recommend this airbnb to anyone.” – Ana

#10 Berkeley walk to campus

1 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

If you are a solo traveller, this beautiful and modern one-bedroom studio ensures that you can enjoy the experience of staying in Berkeley. The aim of this location is to have a great work atmosphere, but with all the space, comforts and privacy of your own home. Along with the many things to do just minutes away from the UC campus, heating, TV and Wi-Fi make this special location the perfect escape for a restful holiday you'll never forget.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Large, Light-filled studio apartment with full kitchen and single bed. Features dining area and separate working desk. Bathroom totally remodeled and modern and ultra clean! Unbeatable location 1 block from downtown Berkeley – walking distance to campus and to BART.”

Amenities

Heating | Dryer | TV | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Wifi | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Private entrance | Long-term stays allowed

Guest Reviews

“Exactly as described; had a great stay.” – Bryce
“A serene oasis in the city! Definitely recommend.” – Gio
“The place and Carlos hospitality delivers on every promise made. Planning to return” – Lavanya
“The place is really nice and extremely well located in a nice part of Berkeley. Responses from the host are very fast and check in is a breeze. I had a great (albeit shorter than expected) visit, and would definitely stay here longer.” – Alexander
“Great and fast response! Enjoyed stay : )” – Chen Wei

#11 Berkeley Hills Maybeck Home

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

In a forested neighbourhood, a peaceful, private and rustic one-bedroom house for two makes this the perfect option for couples on a weekend getaway or for single travellers searching for a nice spot to live in peace. A full kitchen, Wi-Fi connection, a deck and smart TVs along with a washer and heating are offered in this comfortable little spot to assist with long stays in Berkeley Hills.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Built in 1925, Maybecks' “Cubby” is your own private, rustic, 750 sq ft, carriage house located less than a mile from Cal. Homey and basic, it's easy walking down to the gourmet ghetto, markets, buses and BART, but a car is recommended as it is located in the hills.”

Amenities

Hot water | Heating | Iron | Dryer | Wifi | Washer | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Indoor fireplace | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Ideal for a short visit to architectural history!” – Angelica
“My partner and I did a weeklong staycation at the Maybeck's Cubby and had a wonderful time. We really enjoyed the outdoor space (so many porches!) and walking around the beautiful neighborhood.” – Ian
“Great home and outdoor areas. Amazing location! Bonnie was a great host.” – Will
“This is such a special place. My husband and I stayed here for our wedding night and then again this year for our anniversary. The outside spaces are so nice for a glass of wine and inside is so sweet and cozy.” – AnnieJae
“The place is super serene and peaceful but also right in Berkeley. My friend and I were work remotely but also like to explore and found this place to be the best of both worlds. Highly recommended.” – Brian

#12 Claremont-Elmwood Guesthouse

Guests | Bedrooms | Bathrooms

Book Now: $225 per night, airbnb.com

This place is ideally suited for couples on an adventure, with 1 bedroom, a queen bed and room for up to 2 people, but with all the space, comfort and privacy of home. Prepare your best dishes in the full kitchen if you decide to stay in, or hit the road to know the finest restaurants in Berkeley. Either way, it'll be an unforgettable experience.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Chill on the cozy corner sofa while admiring the towering trees in this bright, inspiring hideaway. Spin a record, snuggle up for a movie night, or enjoy the cozy queen-bed nook with a favorite novel. Follow your culinary inspirations and cook a delicious meal followed by fireside dessert, or venture out on a neighborhood walk to nearby College Avenue for shopping, restaurants, and fun.”

Amenities

TV | Wifi | AC |Heating |Hairdryer | Dishwasher |Washer | Dryer | Kitchen |Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts |

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