The 12 Best Airbnbs In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

September 18, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Chapel Hill, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Chapel Hill and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Casa Blanca, Minutes From UNC And Duke

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,190 per night, airbnb.com

With a symmetrical façade, high ceilings and a grand master bedroom with a fireplace, this house will steal your heart. The catwalk overlooking the open kitchen, dining/living room area is probably one of the most outstanding design features, while the included breakfast for 10 guests and the complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi are probably the features you and your extended family will appreciate most.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to your Chapel Hill get away. Perfect for company get aways, family get aways, or game days. Sleeps up to 10 with room for more in the guest house available for rent in the back, the guest home doesn’t come with the property unless booked. The property is located minutes from UNC and Duke!”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“The house is really clean, modern and hip. Very pleasant and centrally located in Chapel Hill. Jackson was a great host.” – Caine
“The Casa Blanca property is beautiful, well appointed, and immaculately maintained. Our group used the words “wow quite a bit during our brief stay and I would certainly stay here again!” – Jeff”
“Casablanca is a must if you need a great family place in Chapel Hill/Durham area. It was everything described and more. Great accommodations, excellent host and plenty of walking/hiking trails right out the door.” – Forrest
“This is a great house. I highly recommend it for anyone looking for a place to stay for a weekend in Chapel Hill. Jackson was a great host.” – Kevin
“Our experience at Jackson's place was everything we hoped it would be, an amazing spacious new house in a prime location. The house is equipped with all the comforts of home and is exactly as advertised. Very clean and well kept.” – Peggy

#2 Heart Of Chapel Hill – Lovely Spacious 2-Deroom, 2-Bathroom Home

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Enjoy all that Chapel Hill has to offer from this single-level townhouse located near the Mason Farm biological reserve. With two bedrooms and three beds, the place is perfect for a small family or for two couples travelling together with their kids. You’ll love the clean, bright and airy spaces, the modern décor, the plush mattresses and even the cute little balcony overlooking the street.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“My space is a charming rental in Chapel Hill, tastefully furnished and conveniently located for travelers visiting Chapel Hill or other nearby areas for leisure and work. The 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, single-story townhome has all the guest amenities and space you'll need to enjoy your stay in Chapel Hill! You'll love our guest amenities. In addition to free parking, you can enjoy guesty essentials and Netflix.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Zack's place was beyond what I expected and in a great location. He was more than hospitable, prompt with his responses, and very friendly. Checking in and out were a breeze and I will definitely stay at this place again.” – Lucia
“Nice clean condo. Convenient location.” – Carol
“The description was accurate and the locations was great. The hosts were very quick to reply to my questions. Great value!” – Moriah
“Great place to stay in Chapel Hill! Zack was very attentive and organized. He made everything super easy for us! The neighborhood and apartment were both very nice and well kept. We had an awesome time in Chapel Hill, and we would definitely stay here again!” – Maddy
“Zack is very good at replying quickly for anything that you need. Location is good for a quiet neighborhood. The beds are comfortable and the unit is spacious.” – Jean

#3 Luxurious And Spacious Lakefront Home

12 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,130 per night, airbnb.com

This classically furnished and elegant music-inspired property will be home away from home for you and a big group of friends or family. Apart from the stunning Eastwood Lake views, book this house and you will also get access to a private dock with kayaks and paddle boards for a water adventure you’ll always remember.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our home is situated on a lake in the middle of Chapel Hill. Beautiful architectural details. 5 bedrooms 4. 5 baths.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Great home! Would definitely recommend for others” – Jalen
“We loved every moment and everyone in our group was sad to end the weekend. The hosts were welcoming and the space was far, far beyond what you see on the listing. It was so relaxing to wake up in our own secret hideaway with a breathtaking view on the lake.” – Miah
“High school friends get together for Duke-UNC Men's Basketball game. There were 5 of us and the house was perfect for our trip. Each had his own bedroom.” – Nathaniel
“Sherry & David were tremendous hosts. The house is even more beautiful than it appears in the photos.” – Daniel
“Sherry & Dave are fantastic to deal with. The house & location is beautiful and perfect.” – Patti

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#4 Colonial Getaway Near Duke And Chapel Hill

10 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $490 per night, airbnb.com

Only a 25-minute drive away from Chapel Hill, this 3-story colonial house in Durham is the place of choice for a long family staycation. Updated appliances will help you feel right at home in the kitchen, a playroom and a backyard will keep the little ones entertained for hours on end, and the Jacuzzi tub in the master bathroom will let you leave all your worries behind.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“We cannot wait to host you. Our 3,500 sq/ft home (3 bed, 2. 5 bath) is located on a private 3 acre wooded lot. You will love our home's uniqueness: -Kitchen with custom handmade cabinets -Pine floors from an old NC railroad station-Stain glass windows-Life-sized children's play house-Twin sized porch swing bed.”

Amenities

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

#5 Stylish Modern House

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $380 per night, airbnb.com

Are you, your best friend and both your partners planning a trip to Chapel Hill together? Then this amazing 2-bedroom house is perfect for you. Its secluded location surrounded by trees gives it privacy, its charming little garden gives it homeliness and its modern décor with contrasting barn doors give it character like you won’t find anywhere else.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Cozy 2bdr mid century modern house with a true mountain house feeling. In a wooded lot surrounded by beautiful pine trees, this property is located in a quite neighborhood but yet only 10 minutes from Chapel Hill downtown. Perfect if you looking for a peaceful modern house in the nature. The spaceCheck In time is 3pm and Check Out time is 11am.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Iron | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Hangers

Guest Reviews

“Killer place! The attention to detail, decore and the lighting through out the property is excellent. All the appliances and kitchenware are top notch unlike many other rentals.” – Steve
“Easy to find and check in/out. Everything our need,We all can find inside.” – Cheng
“The house is awesome, fully equipped with everything you may need, the pictures are pretty accurate and the neighborhood is great (if you're looking for peace and quiet).” – Deborah
“We loved our stay at Paulo's. We felt at home in his space and appreciated having a quiet place to go home after busy days in Chapel Hill!” – Allie
“Our entire experience at Paulo's home in Chapel Hill was a FIVE STAR! The house was delightful, in good working order and GREAT neighborhood. Paulo was always accessible to answer the few questions we had.” – Leigh

#6 Lounge At A Fresh Mill House In Walkable Downtown Carrboro

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Visit Chapel Hill from this trendy home in Carrboro only 6 minutes away. You’ll be near it all, from the UNC campus to the many museums and shops in Chapel Hill. You’ll also find great restaurants, markets, stores and bakeries for you to stock up on supplies as you make your way back to a place ideally suited for a couple with or without one or two kids.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take it easy on the swing seat on the wraparound porch at a luminous 2 bedroom abode in downtown Carrboro. A soothing mocha color palette blends with cool mint, a light wood kitchen, and quartz countertops to create a cozy, contemporary space.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Great location close to downtown Carrboro and UNC. Every detail was thought of and the place was very clean and thoughtfully organized. Would stay again!” – Tara
“This place was perfect for a weekend trip. The space is just right for a few folks and the location cannot be beat! Walking distance to all of Carrboro and Chapel Hill main streets.” – S.E.
“Stone’s Throw was one of the best Airbnbs I have ever stayed at. Highly recommend it as a home away from home. Carrboro is a wonderful town and this location is perfect for downtown strolls.” – Ryan
“Located in the heart of Carrboro, this space provides everything you need to enjoy a visit to the Chapel Hill area. All amenities were up-to-date and the hosts considered every small detail to ensure that our stay was as comfortable as possible.” – Joshua
“This place was great! Very easy check-in, it was EXTREMELY CLEAN, looked exactly as it did in the pictures, had a very nice array of amenities available on-site, and Beth was quick to respond when we had questions.” – Nathan

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#7 Historic Mid-Century Masterpiece Near UNC Campus

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

Step into the beating heart of Chapel Hill and UNC right out the front door of this mid-century jewel with a modern kitchen and award-winning architecture from 1960. You’ll feel in touch with nature thanks to the huge floor to ceiling panoramic windows surrounding the house, and you’ll have nothing but the best night’s rest in the two beds, ideal for young outdoorsy couples travelling to Chapel Hill.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Nestled in the woods just one block from the UNC campus, this mid-century masterpiece was designed in 1954 by AIA award winning architect, George Matsumoto, and provides the perfect respite in the heart of Chapel Hill. The house is perfectly located within walking distance to UNC sporting events and activities, as well as nightlife and restaurants on Franklin Street.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Good location. Exactly as advertised. Good Value.” – John
“Blake's home is a rare find in today's rushed busy world, where you can step back, take a deep breath and breath in the beauty of a lovely house and special setting, where we communed with the 5 dear almost daily!” – Karen
“Beautiful piece of architectural history. We had a wonderful stay, home feels secluded yet amazing location right near campus and Franklin street. Highly recommend!” – Simone
“There was a deer just walking by my windows in the morning. When you add that to the stylish design, the exceptional hosts, and the wonderful amenities, you get what most guy have been the best air bnb experience I’ve ever had. I’m already planning a second visit.” – Jaime-Paul
“This home is a total treat. Blake was always super quick to respond to questions, the details of the home were incredible, and she made great dinner suggestions. It is obvious that this home is incredibly well cared for.” – Kate

#8 The Carolina- On Franklin Street Steps To Campus!

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

Whether you’re travelling to Chapel Hill with your big family to scout out the UNC campus before enrolling or you’re visiting your child over the weekend, this homey abode makes it easy. It has 4 bedrooms and space to accommodate up to 10 guests, with many outdoor activities nearby including hiking trails and parks. You’ll love staying here as often as possible every time you’re in town.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Steps to campus and right on Franklin Street – the Carolina is the perfect retreat to call home while visiting UNC Chapel Hill. The home boasts four bedrooms with four full baths and two living rooms so it works great for larger groups or families. The home was built in 2012 so it is very new with granite and stainless in the kitchen area. Home will be equipped with two flat screened TVs and WiFi access.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“This house was in an ideal location close to UNC and shopping. Three of the bedrooms are large with ample dresser and closet space. The smaller bedroom has a large closet.” – Linda
“We really enjoyed staying at The Carolina. The beds and bed linens were wonderful. There is a nice seating area with a fireplace which we enjoyed.” – Sigur
“Stayed here with 9 friends. This was our first time in North Carolina and we will definitely be back. The house was perfect.” – Michael
“Perfect location for a weekend in Chapel Hill. We loved the proximity to Franklin Street in a nice neighborhood. Carla was very responsive when needed, but not invasive.” – Preston
“This is a spacious clean home in a very convenient location. There are 2 bedrooms on main level, 2 bedrooms down, with plenty of room to spread out. 4 couples could fit easily.” – Mary

#9 The Heel House-Walk To UNC Stadiums!

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $770 per night, airbnb.com

Tones of blue, white and an occasional splash of vibrant green make up this 4-bedroom house’s colour palette, and it’s perfectly complemented by the hardwood flooring and the classic furniture. If you’re not an early bird and decide to sleep in a little, you’ll definitely appreciate waking up to an already made breakfast for a group of up to 10 guests.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Whether you're coming to Chapel Hill for work or play, the Heel House is your perfect getaway. The Dean Dome, Kenan Memorial Stadium, UNC hospital and the UNC Botanical Gardens are an easy walk away. The 4 BR, newly renovated Heel House features comfortable beds, fresh linens, a full kitchen, and can sleep up to 10 people.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Overjoyed! Stephanie is the perfect host! Her personal touches, decor and styling are accurately depicted in her photos.” – Laura
“Very nice place. Clean. Very relaxing.” – Larry
“The pictures don't do justice to how beautifully decorated this home is. All the beds were really, really comfortable. The kitchen is amazing and fully equipped.” – Benoit & Lindsey

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#10 Modern & Spacious Family-Friendly Townhouse With 2 King Beds

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

An idyllic stay for a small family of four or for a group of girlfriends on a road trip, right at the heart of Chapel Hill. This is both the perfect home base to explore the city’s cultural and academic life and the perfect crash pad for nightlife enthusiasts. Shake off the stress of your everyday life in the pool or work on your backswing at the tennis court. You’ll have a great time either way.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“My space is a charming rental in Chapel Hill, tastefully furnished and conveniently located for travelers visiting Chapel Hill or other nearby areas for leisure and work. The 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, two-story rental has all the guest amenities and space you'll need to enjoy your stay in Chapel Hill! You'll love our guest amenities. In addition to free parking, you can enjoy guest essentials and Netflix.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Iron | Dryer | Essentials | Air conditioning | Ethernet connection | Hot water | High chair

Guest Reviews

“Great place for 3 or 4 people very clean would stay again” – Scotty
“We enjoyed our stay, right beside the paths. Great king beds and good amenities! A very functional and stylish place for the area!” – Catherine
“The location here is fabulous and the amenities are great! We had a few problems at the beginning reaching the host but, other than that, I recommend this place.” – Dabney
“Comfy beds, modern interior, sparkling clean, fantastic price, this place has got it all! My girlfriend and I planned a last minute trip to Raleigh, NC and found this stay and were very relived with the owners accommodating to our last minute needs.” – Chase
“A fantastic location to UNC campus. Check in and check out were so easy and it was immaculate” – Kathleen

#11 Cozy Bungalow In Historic Downtown Durham

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $152 per night, airbnb.com

Visit Chapel Hill during the day and downtown Durham in the evenings from this one of a kind home in a quiet neighbourhood surrounded by trees. Both indoor and outdoor spaces provide a peaceful stay very close to the hustle and bustle of downtown. If you feel like a morning jog, the American Tobacco Trail is only steps away.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Nestled in the heart of one of Durham's most popular historic downtown neighborhoods, this cozy bungalow is the perfect place to stay. A 15-minute walk or minutes drive to the best the Bull City has to offer. Easy access to Duke, DPAC, Durham Bulls Park, Duke Hospital, Nasher Museum of Art, outstanding restaurants, coffee shops, parks, trails, and more. And it’s equipped with the latest in technology: Fiber WIFI, 55-inch smart TV, streaming services, and “Alexa at the ready.””

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Washer | Heating | Iron | Dryer | Essentials | Air conditioning | Hot water | Ethernet connection | Bathtub | Outlet covers

Guest Reviews

“Emily’s house is spectacular! The beds are comfy, the house is bright and airy and is fully stocked with anything you might need. Emily was very prompt at responding to my inquiries and the house is located on a quiet street.” – Katie
“We were two families with young kids and found Emily's place to be perfect for our needs. The stylish original 1930s bathroom was gorgeous and the kitchen well appointed for cooking.” – Jennifer
“Emily's place was great! Such a cute space and we really loved the outdoor porch and the front porch. My group would all totally stay here again :)” – Eva
“Beautiful home! Completely organized with detailed instructions for everything. Safe neighborhood.” – K
“The house was so incredible. Very clean with a beautiful esthetic.” – Erin

#12 Modern 1-Bedroom Suite – Close To UNC And Downtown

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Are you visiting your partner who attends UNC at Chapel Hill? Then this cute little love nest is exactly what you need. Completely secluded, surrounded by lush greenery and offering total privacy and a king bed, this hidden jewel is the idyllic location for a romantic weekend getaway at an unbelievable price, offering a chance you won’t want to miss.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Serene 800 sf private guest suite with your own private entrance, bedroom, living area, bathroom, kitchen and patio. Located in a quiet, wooded residential neighborhood about a mile to UNC, minutes to downtown Chapel Hill/Carrboro and I-40. Umstead Park and Bolin Creek trails are a short walk away. Easily check yourself in with keyless entry 24/7.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Iron | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Heating | Air conditioning | Essentials | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | High chair

Guest Reviews

“We highly recommend this space:)) was comfortable, spacious and a convenient location. The suite has everything you could possibly need for a short or long stay. With the owners living above there was noise at times but nothing that we found problematic.” – Connie & Glenn
“Debra's place was a perfect location and the surroundings were beautiful to take a stroll either on the streets or on the walking path! We really enjoyed having the entire basement for ourselves. We were in Chapel Hill for a wedding and this was a perfect place to get ready.” – Gaby
“Debra’s place was so cute! Loved the style. The bed was super comfortable and the kitchen had all the essentials.” – Morgan
“Great place for a quick and cozy stay in chapel hill. Fairly priced. Not too far from everything you need.” – Nicholas
“Cute spot and good location. Very clean. Great communication – Debra was responsive and accommodating.” – Emily

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