The 12 Best Airbnbs In Birmingham, Alabama

January 31, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Birmingham, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Birmingham and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Gorgeous House

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $66 per night, airbnb.com

This house for 6 has a charming character while its prime location gives it most of its value. The former home of Margret Mitchel (author of Gone With The Wind) lies just across the street. If you book this place for your next holiday, you and your party of friends or family will never get bored.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This charming/newly renovated 2 bed 1 bath condo is surrounded by history. Wave to the iconic Vulcan statue, located behind the building atop Red Mountain. Across the street is the house where “Gone With the Wind author Margret Mitchell once lived. You're walking distance to the 5 Points South location with many outstanding award-winning restaurants (James beard award).””

Amenities

Heating | Hot water | Dryer | Wifi | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | TV | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Free parking on premises | Cooking basics

Guest Reviews

“Ryan’s place is close to the 5 points area and easy to get downtown. For dogs, there is a small park right next door and plenty of locations to take them for a walk” – Brendan
“Beautiful location, close to everything, and our other air bnb neighbors were cool ” – Yari
“The apartment was ideal. It was at the end of a small cul de sac on the southside. Short drive to anything you’ll need.” – Roderick
“This was my first Airbnb experience and will not be my last. The property is a nice, clean private gem on a small hill in an historic area. Accommodations were comfortable and met my needs for cooking and quiet relaxation.” – Mala
“Cute, clean and good location!” – Susan

#2 Modern, Pet-Friendly Retreat

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $98 per night, airbnb.com

This is the place of choice for a group of friends, especially if they include the furry type. Mid-century decorated walls and unique upscale 50's vibe furnishings make this a place you won’t want to miss, particularly if you're a baby boomer looking for a throwback Thursday. And that’s not to mention the fact that it is only a few minutes away from Birmingham's hottest area.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This serene getaway is one of Birmingham's coolest Airbnbs. Professionally cleaned, stocked with plenty of disinfectants, hand sanitizer, and paper products. Entertain yourself with unlimited free wifi, Netflix and Hulu, and enjoy our beautiful outdoor spaces, including a screened in porch, spacious fenced yard with back deck and natural gas grill. Great neighborhood for walking.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Very cute renovated home with original hardwood floors and plenty of charm. We would stay here again.” – Jeff And Anna
“It’s cool inside which is very nice this time of year. A big kitchen and there’s laundry if it needs to be done. The bed was amazing.” – Kathy
“This home is fabulous and is set in a very chill neighborhood. We travel with our cat Percy and he loved sitting on the screened-in porch while we had our morning coffee. The home has a big backyard that is perfect for happy hour and the beds are super comfy.” – Mark
“This updated property is furnished both stylishly and more fully than most Airbnb’s we’ve experienced. The kitchen is especially well equipped. Comfortable memory foam mattresses and plenty of soft fluffy towels.” – Kelli
“Great place. Cute house, very clean. The second bedroom was great so we had a separate place for our baby to sleep” – Lauren

#3 Lovely Apartment

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $56 per night, airbnb.com

A welcoming patio overlooking the lovely neighbourhood is one of the best features of this vintage home, but it's only the beginning. Windows bring lots of natural light into the open spaces everywhere, and its fantastic location makes Bham a great place to explore on foot. If you and your partner are looking for a quiet getaway, you can't miss this place.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“One of the coolest rentals in town, this sun-filled 1 bed/1 bath apartment is the perfect place to escape and unwind. Professionally cleaned & fully-stocked with plenty of disinfectants, hand sanitizer, & paper products. Entertain yourself with unlimited free wifi, Netflix and Hulu, and enjoy our beautiful outdoor spaces, including your private porch, a screened-in outdoor dining lounge, natural gas grill, hammocks, & fountains. Pet-friendly and walkable too!”

Amenities

TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Cable TV | Wifi | Air conditioning | Dryer | Washer | Heating | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Emma’s place is beautiful. It is one of the most unique and stylish Airbnb’s we’ve ever stayed at. The backyard screened in porch was so nice we ate dinner and had coffee out there.” – Caitlin
“beautiful, comfortable space with everything we needed.” – Elise
“Check in was easy with quick response from the Emma. I would definitely stay again.” – Alicha
“Beautiful, stylish place and great communication. Recommended.” – Arash
“This place was amazing. Great value, great location, and easy to book and find.” – Travis

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#4 Clean Apartment

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

This apartment is a perfect option for couples or business trips, no matter how long they last, at any time of the year. It is situated about as close as you can get to the Birmingham Zoo and the Museum without actually being in them. It has trendy furniture and even a private gym, making it a place you won't want to pass you by.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Stay for 30+ nights (minimum nights and rates are FIRM) where you’ll have the entire apartment all to yourself at The Brookwood Apartment Homes. The apartment has beautiful finishes and comes fully outfitted with kitchen, bedroom, & bathroom essentials. This spot is ideal for anyone looking for a place they can truly live temporarily. We take your experience personally and can’t wait to host you in your home away from home.”

Amenities

Iron | Wifi | Washer | Hot water | TV | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Gym | Pool | Oven | Microwave

#5 Downtown Place

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

How about booking this newly renovated condo for your next trip to Birmingham? If you want open spaces and a stay surrounded by luxury, that is. This property in the downtown area not only offers a great location near Vulcan Park and Museum but also 2 awesome bedrooms, a private deck and all the essentials to make for an enjoyable stay for you.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This charming/newly renovated 2 bed 1 bath condo is surrounded by history. Wave to the iconic Vulcan statue, located behind the building atop Red Mountain. Across the street is the house where “Gone With the Wind” author Margret Mitchell once lived. You're walking distance to the 5 Points South location with many outstanding award winning restaurants (James beard award).”

Amenities

Iron | Wifi | Heating | Essentials | Dryer | Air conditioning | Hot water | Washer | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Free parking on premises | Cooking basics

Guest Reviews

“Great location! I easily walked to Five Points which had lots of places to eat. The unit had everything I needed for my stay.” – Heather
“Ryan's place was wonderful. It is so close to everything that you may need to be near. There were plenty of food options, things to see, and overall very convenient. I would stay here again and recommend it to anyone.!” – Nicole
“This home was very cozy without being too small. Lots of towels and extra blankets available. Pet friendly and right near some beautiful parks and trails.” – Holly
“Nice place to stay close to great walking area and well as restaurants.” – Keri
“Wonderful location, very nice and clean! Would stay here again!” – Cathryn

#6 Modern Industrial Downtown Loft

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Unique hardwood floors and industrial style, with a one-of-a-kind kitchen. High-end electronics and a queen size bed make it a perfect abode for romantic getaways you and your partner will always remember. Don’t miss the chance to book this place near everything in Birmingham.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Large second floor true 1 bedroom in the Downtown Birmingham Loft District. Walking distance to everything you need! Great restaurants, coffee shop, nightlife, grocery store… you'll never have a dull moment!”

Amenities

Heating | Hot water | Wifi | Washer | Dryer | Iron | TV | Essentials | Air conditioning | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“The loft is clean and open-feeling with high ceilings. Caitlin gave clear instructions and had stocked everything we needed.” – Sharon
“I go to Birmingham about once a month and this is my preferred spot to stay. It's clean, quite and a great location.” – Erika
“Caitlin’s home is a great place to stay for anyone visiting Birmingham. Very clean, open space, and located near some great restaurants. I highly recommend this location, and would definitely stay here again the next time I’m in Birmingham.” – Yura
“Best Airbnb I’ve stayed in. So beautiful. Close to so many fun attractions.” – Marra
“Beautifully decorated” – Shelby

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#7 Charming Avondale Bungalow

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $85 per night, airbnb.com

In a stay that you can never forget, 2 bedrooms with 3 beds mean you will share a special experience with friends, family members or colleagues. When coming together as a group in the common areas of a bungalow that is near everything but not in the center of the hustle and bustle of downtown, everybody will be able to find their own space.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A charming, historic home on the most beautiful tree lined street in Avondale – a short jaunt to the center of the action. Avondale is THE place to be rn – heart of music scene, breweries, bars, restaurants & Avondale Park! 5 min away from UAB & downtown.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Great house to stay in. Clean & quiet.” – LaTeef
“What a lovely, charming home! Loved our stay here. Our son enjoyed the children’s toys and large backyard.” – Kayla
“We loved this home. It is very well stocked. There is so much stuff in the kitchen, it’s great!!” – Steve
“This was a lovely home! It was comfortable, good neighborhood, close to restaurants and parks. It was great to have a kitchen and comfortable space for eating and gathering” – Mandy
“Great time and location” – Tristan

#8 Amazing Southside Duplex

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

A sleek and well-appointed two-story home beautifully furnished to look like it came from a design magazine; you're not going to want to leave this house. A homely setting, a front porch and a comfortable location make it a perfect spot for a holiday with your partner and a few friends in Alabama.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Come and stay at our adorable 2 bedroom 2 bath duplex! In a wonderful Downtown Birmingham neighborhood and in an ideal location for hopping around the city. It's a perfect place to re-energize between city adventures. Hardwood floors, custom breakfast bar, high ceilings, some cool furniture, and remodeled Kitchen await in this charming bottom floor Downtown Duplex.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Air conditioning | Iron | Essentials | TV | Hot water | Heating | Dryer | Microwave | Dishes and silverware | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Loved the place, it was sparkling clean, the linens smelled exquisite. The curbside parking was a plus. The hills in the neighborhood served as a great way to exercise as I continue my fitness journey.” – Felisia
“If I’m ever in Birmingham again, this is absolutely the first place I’m checking for availability. Brittany was incredibly responsive and helpful, and I had a great stay. The apartment was comfortable and the value can’t be beat.” – Jeremy
“Brittany’s place was so cute and in a great location to downtown! We loved our stay and will definitely try to book her place again!” – Allie
“It is a lovely house and very clean! It’s in a quiet area and great access to the airport. It’s a great place to stay if your passing through town on a quick get away.” – Kathy M.
“The house was very clean and we had a great stay!” – Rebecca

#9 Large Studio

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

For your next trip to BH, you will not regret booking this artsy studio, particularly if you're travelling with a few friends and especially if you enjoy exploring the city on foot. Four beds, perfect location, a lovely kitchen and fun for all, both indoors and in the local environment, make this the place to book a stay for 4 guests.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Vintage vibes with a modern flair. Enjoy our spacious loft with endless vinyl to listen to. Projector with Chromcast to watch your favorite movies and more. Hue lights for any mood and 14 foot ceilings with original tin tile from 1900.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Very fun place to stay with a ton of entertainment, and by far one of the most unique places I've stayed. If you have trouble sleeping with noise, then the train may be a bit much for you. But the recommendations for food and other things to do around town were solid. ” – Reynaldo
“Excellent service and location. Space was incredible and clean and had everything we needed. Personal touches really made this an awesome way to stay in Birmingham.” – Jake
“The loft was so neat! The collections were very cool to look at and the esthetics of the loft were amazing. We really enjoyed our time there.” – Maggie
“Enjoyed my stay. Very clean and in good location.” – Christine
“Super cute and unique space. We loved our stay there! The hosts are great communicators and provided everything we needed.” – Callan

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#10 Breath-Taking Fabulous Loft Downtown

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $187 per night, airbnb.com

Some of the ways to describe this downtown loft are beautiful, elegant and stunning. This unbeatable location means more walking distance stuff to do as it is situated in the Theatre District, all of which makes this a must-book for young travellers.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Incredible space with modern furnishings and beautiful decor. Newly remodeled and professionally designed and decorated. Located in the Theater District across the street from the Alabama and Lyric Theater. Exposed brick wall and floor to ceiling curtains take this loft to the next level.”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Heating | Iron | Wifi | TV | Hot water | Air conditioning | Paid parking on premises | Paid parking off premises | Refrigerator | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“This Airbnb was absolutely amazing! It was gorgeously decorated, clean, in an ideal/safe location and had all the necessary amenities. Matthew and Rebekah were responsive and very accommodating to all my requests. This was an a great experience and I highly recommend.” – Maheen
“Absolutely loved this loft. it is beautifully decorated and perfectly suited for a group of 4 to 5. location was perfect surrounded by lots of history.” – Angel
“The hosts are so kind and helpful and their place is truly breathtaking!!!! Definitely a place to wow guests.. I was traveling alone and wished I had someone to share the beauty with!! Would recommend to anyone” – Annie
“Beautiful space! Super location.” – Karla
“This was my 2nd time staying here. We loved every bit of it. Very comfortable and cozy. A home away from home feeling.” – Mark

#11 The Rail Yard Loft On Morris, Downtown Birmingham!

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

The designer touches that make this loft one of a kind aren't difficult to find. From the modern style chairs to the elegant cobblestone walls. The 2 bedrooms and common areas have a rustic yet luxurious theme, making this place a powerful choice if you choose to stay in Birmingham's Historic District.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to the “RAILYARD LOFT”, a Luxury 2 Bed 2 Bath Loft steps off the cobbles of Historic Morris Ave. High end finishes through out, with amazing natural light will make you forget generic hotels forever. A 2020 rehab allows Modern touches to inhabit a “Turn of the Century” factory loft. Come live or stay in the Heart a true city space while experiencing a revitalized Birmingham. The MAGIC CITY IS Back!”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Although I could not complete the stay due to a death in my family, Michael was very responsive, understanding, and flexible. I’d recommend based on effective communication alone if I could! I will definitely be booking a stay again soon.” – Deeria
“Morris Avenue is the hidden Gem of downtown Birmingham. The historical district is a must see! This is a wonderful home away from home.” – Jentsy
“Great Place!!! Used this spot for a modelling shoot and was thoroughly impressed. This loft is a great location for photoshoots, and can’t recommend it enough!” – Lisa
“Beautiful space, great lighting, very clean, cute area, wonderful communicator, etc. Thank you for making my stay comfortable and safe. The wifi worked perfect and was easy to access the rental upon arrival.” – Von
“This place is truly an incredible Birmingham find! It’s a great location, the apartment is exceptionally nice and clean. Exceeded expectations.” – Eden

#12 1930's cottage on Crestwood

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

A spotlessly clean 2-bedroom cottage with grey and white furnishings from the 1930s, a sleek kitchen and dark wood flooring, as well as a picturesque backyard porch. This Airbnb is a simple 5-minute drive from the city center, located in Crestwood North, ensuring that it will be enjoyed by your family!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This house is right on the Crestwood/Avondale line. Both communities are growing in popularity and have become very trendy. House was built in 1934 but has been completely remodeled with an open concept layout and most of the comforts of home. “

Amenities

TV | Heating | Hot water | Essentials | Iron | Air conditioning | Wifi | Washer | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Free parking on premises | Single level home

Guest Reviews

“Brittany’s place was awesome! We visited Birmingham for the first time for a chill bachelorette weekend and we loved staying here! Checkin and checkout were super easy, we slept comfortably, and we had all we need to cook meals in the cute kitchen.” – Megan
“This was the cutest Air bnb! Check in/check out were super easy. It’s conveniently located.” – Megan
“A gorgeous home with a kitchen that has everything you need. The amenities are great and my guests and I had a wonderful time.” – Shae
“This location was very clean – everything is brand new, Coffee and tea are available for you as well as brand new washer and dryers including detergent to clean your cloths. We were very pleased with our selection for a rental thank you Brittany for your hospitality.” – Tricia
“Very clean and super stylish place. The host was super forthcoming with any information that would be helpful in my stay. Would definitely book again!” – William

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