The 12 Best Airbnbs In Lexington, Kentucky

December 21, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Lexington, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Lexington and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Antebellum James C. Butler House in Downtown

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $324 per night, airbnb.com

This bright and spacious house is the quintessential Lexington home and is the ideal place to stay for a big family travelling to this horse-loving town. Mid-century furnishings, a fully equipped kitchen and amazingly comfortable beds will set just the right tone to pamper you and your loved ones after a long day of touring around the city.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Open a new bottle of Kentucky bourbon, turn on the market lights playfully strung in the tree, and socialize to the sounds of the water fountain. This historic Bluegrass Trust home was built in 1848 and features a unique stained-glass front door.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Pets allowed | Heating | Air conditioning | Garden or backyard | Wifi | TV

Guest Reviews

“Amazing place, very clean very nicely furnished and elegant, great location, my daughter got married in Lexington and the bridesmaids came in the morning, was very suitable for that. Thanks Marla & Amy.” – Rita & Ghassan
“Great stay in Lexington! Beautiful and comfortable home close to all downtown restaurants. Loved the holiday decorations! Will definitely stay again!” – Elizabeth
“Fantastic home in a great location. First this home is easy walking distance to the restaurants and bars downtown as well in the Manchester district. Second, the home was well furnished.” – Kenneth
“What a hidden jewel and a beautiful, historic home! We wished we could stay longer. Great tips on bourbon and horse adventures that we didn't have time for! Loved it.” – Sharon
“We just returned from a fantastic stay and thoroughly enjoyed our time in your charming home! The location was excellent and the home offered more than enough space for our group of three couples to relax (much, much larger than we expected!).” – Joni

#2 Adorable, Clean Lexington Cottage, Convenient to Everything

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $91 per night, airbnb.com

Location is everything when you travel, and few places will be more convenient than this one no matter what you plan to do in town. Are visiting a relative that lives close to downtown? A few minutes and you're there. Are you enrolling your child at the University of Kentucky? You're only a couple of miles away! Add in a spotless interior and comforts all around and you're set for the trip!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Browse the host's binder of hand-picked places to visit and dine; many menus are included. Cozy up with a good book from the host's large and diverse collection of books. Fully equipped kitchen that's great for cooking or entertaining. 4-legged visitors will appreciate the big, fenced-in yard. You'll love this bright, clean and airy Lexington cottage.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Indoor fireplace | Room-darkening shades | Pets allowed | Heating | Air conditioning

Guest Reviews

“Very quaint and cozy home that is well-appointed with amenities. The house is located on a busy road, so those that are light sleepers may want to take note.” – Christina
“Cute house in a great location.” – Darla
“Perfect for a quick stop overnight! Annie was super helpful and responsive when we needed recommendations for food!” – Lisa
“The perfect place to stay while exploring the Bourbon Trail! The location was convenient to downtown while also getting out to many of the distilleries. The decor was adorable and the space was very comfortable.” – Devyn
“This house was absolutely delightful! We had such a nice stay and would do it again !” – Erin

#3 Great Apartment Near Convention Center and Downtown

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $74 per night, airbnb.com

If you're visiting Lexington with your better half, what better than to be right in the middle of all the action. This place is located steps away from the best this town has to offer, from the Rupp Arena to the Kentucky Theatre to a host of restaurants, bars and cafes that'll make your stay a delight!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Admire lovingly refinished timber floors that give this space a warm, welcoming feel. Sit at an intimate breakfast table—or stretch out and watch Netflix on a comfy blue couch which also folds into an extra bed.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Heating | Air conditioning | Wifi | TV | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“This was a very comfortable place to call home for a few days! Very clean, stylish. Air conditioning keeps it very cool. All furniture and amenities are modern and very functional. Communication and check-in was easy.” – Jameson
“Great location, hosts were very helpful and kind!” – Megan
“Delightful apartment in the heart of Lexington. Would strongly recommend to anyone looking to explore the city in comfort. Hosts really go above and beyond with welcoming notes and sweets.” – Erin
“Cute place, clean and location was great. They left us a note and some candy which was really thoughtful” – Faezeh
“Great place. Makes you feel at home” – Stephan

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#4 Downtown Cottage

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

A lovely cottage located in the Castlewood Park Neighborhood which is part of the Northline Community, a very friendly, quiet place, perfect for families looking to get together over the weekend! With three bedrooms, a spacious living room and a modern kitchen, this place has a very homey vibe to it you can't deny.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Charming 3 bed/2 bath cottage in the heart of the Lexington NOLI district. Approximately 1 mile to downtown center and UK. Walking distance to great cafe's, and restaurants. 3 miles off of 75/64, 15 minutes to Keeneland and The Kentucky Horse Park.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Essentials | Washer | Air conditioning | Heating | Hot water | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Great place, awesome price” – Tom
“An awesome cottage home for a long weekend. Breck and Linda’s place was great for our trip. It was clean comfy and close to local places for pickup downtown.” – Merrit
“Clean amd cozy, would recommend to anyone going through the area!♡!” – Kiera
“Great stay for my family. The house was perfect to accommodate 4 adults and 2 toddlers” – Jonathan
“Had a great time celebrating my sisters birthday at Breck & Linda’s cottage. Clean and better then we expected.” – Vickie

#5 New Downtown Apartment

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

This new downtown apartment is a hidden gem for solo travellers that need a nice, luxurious place to stay for a couple of days. You'll find everything you need right here, from the beautiful living room to the fully functioning kitchen!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Walkable to downtown, Rupp/Convention Center, Town Branch Distillery & just less than 1 mi to UK student center. 12 min drive to Keeneland, 19 min to horse park. Sleeps 2-3 with one queen size bed and a couch bed. Equipped with basic kitchen amenities, all new appliances, ROKU TV, and WIFI.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Loved this place!! My cousin and I stayed here while we visited her future school, UK. I really appreciated having our own parking lot in the back to park in.” – Bella
“Susannah's place was super cute and very clean! Loved my short stay here! Everything was so straight forward I really had no need to contact them until I was leaving to let them know I would be out earlier than check out time.” – Becky
“We enjoyed staying here! Parking and location was easy. Very clean!” – Kathryn
“What a gem! This place was clean and stylish! Hosts responded in a very timely manner.” – Jedidiah
“if I could give it more stars I would. The space was sparkling clean, and very stylish. There were a few added extra touches here and there to make your stay as comfortable as possible.” – Emmanuelle

#6 1907 Log Cabin Near Kentucky River

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night, airbnb.com

Two young couples or small families will enjoy their time in this unique 1907 log cabin near Kentucky River! With an eclectic living room, a kitchen with all the utensils you might need and two bedrooms, this is the place you want to come back to after a long day of touring around.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Kirkland Cabin – Stay in a 1907 Log Cabin Perched on the Palisades of The Kentucky River in Lexington. One King Bedroom and fun loft offering 2 single beds (ladder access) & 1 full bath. This is a cabin built in 1907 & has the character to prove it. Unplug with games or utilize High speed WiFi.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“My visit was all I expected and then. I loved the old charm of the place. There was a light storm that popped up about dusk.” – Kathleen
“It was a cute and cleanly place.” – William
“This 1907 home is quite a hidden gem. We really enjoyed the King bed and the loft above provided privacy for our daughter. This place sits on a quiet road by the Kentucky River.” – Mark
“We appreciated how close we were to the interstate, while also being on a quiet side road, so we felt like we were a bit secluded, which we loved! Overall our stay was very enjoyable, and we will definitely recommend the Kirkland Cabin to others!” – Sarah
“This place is very cute and has a lot of character!! It’s wonderful to see the building as it would have looked when it built with the comforts we’ve gotten used to. Laura was very attentive in answering any questions I had and it was a pleasure to work with!!” – Courtney

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#7 The Flat At West Second

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

An airy, full of light flat in the heart of Lexington! Located in a vibrant part of the city full of restaurants and markets, and equipped with two big bedrooms, a lovely living room where everyone can hang out, and a dining area that can fit up to four people, this is a gorgeous home you shouldn't doubt to rent when in Kentucky.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Walkable to downtown and a block from trendy Jefferson street. This uniquely designed space will soothe and refresh after a long day of adventuring or bourbon tasting. Rupp Arena, The Civic Center, Triangle Park, The Burl and Distillery District and all that Downtown Lexington has to offer is at your fingertips – less than a half a mile walk.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Loved that we were able to walk anywhere we needed to go. The neighborhood is a very cute place to walk around.” – Lauren
“Awesome place! Would super stay here again. Very attentive hosts, and super accommodating to our schedule and arrive time.” – Farris
“Great place, I would book again. Close to all our needs” – Holly
“We enjoyed the many charms of Lexington and we're able to relax in a comfortable atmosphere during our downtime. Enjoyed the venue very much!” – Brian
“Lovely home walking or driving distance from the best of downtown Lex. Great value and very responsive hosts.” – Angelina

#8 Modern And Bright Tiny House

3 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Young, adventurous people, this place is just for you! If you adore tinny houses that still feel comfortable and spacious, lots of natural light everywhere and a cozy space to sleep, then you're going to absolutely fall in love with this modern and bright house in the Castlewood neighbourhood. If you haven't stayed at a tiny home before, this is the perfect spot for your first time.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Ever wanted to experience tiny house living? Here's your chance! Relax and enjoy our airy, cozy, and peaceful tiny house escape. We built this sweet home ourselves with lots of love and attention to detail.”

Amenities

Wifi | Essentials | Air conditioning | Heating | Hot water | Baby bath | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Kitchen | Coffee maker | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“A fun and unique stay! We loved the tiny house- it was clean, adorably decorated and very comfortable. We would definitely stay here again!” – Megan
“So fun to live our tiny house living! Such a cute space!” – Emily
“I have mixed feedback about this experience. The tiny home is tastefully outfitted and decorated inside. This was the main appeal for me.” – Jameson
“As someone who has never stayed in a tiny home, this was a great introduction! Actually tuned out to be bigger than what we were expecting and had a lot to offer in such a “tiny” area. Michelle was speedy to communicate and made everything super easy for our stay!” – Dylan
“An experience for those interested in wanting to see what a tiny home is all about. ” – Christine

#9 The Guest House On 300 Acre Horse Farm

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

If you're looking for a big place to stay during the weekend with your family or a group of your best friends, this guest house on 100-acre horse fam is a solid choice! Featuring three bedrooms, a spacious kitchen along with a dining area to have breakfast every morning. It's located far from downtown, so it's perfect for reunions!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sleep soundly, thanks to fine high-thread-count sheets, linens, and down comforters, awakening to watch the sun rise over the rolling acres of the famed bluegrass. In the evening, gather round the fire pit as the sun sets over the distant silo. Take a hike down to the flowing, peaceful creek and spend some time with nature. It’s good for your soul.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Teresa’s Guest House was perfect for our little weekend getaway! A quiet and peaceful country setting where you can listen to the birds and the breeze. The guest house was picture perfect and tastefully decorated with thoughtful touches throughout.” – Luke & Susie
“Everything about Teresa’s guest house is first class – from decor to duvet – not a detail overlooked. Teresa went above and beyond to welcome us into her home in Kentucky, and her generous Southern Hospitality will not be forgotten!” – Julie
“Wow!! This is such a charming, beautiful home set in scenic Kentucky horse country. The house itself is beautifully decorated and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.” – Angi
“Awesome location for the Horse races… Cool spot and house is immaculate.” – Rich
“This is a truly wonderful home! You feel like you are in the middle of horse country. They home is furnished beautifully and sparkling clean!” – Lisa

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#10 Downtown Condo With A Heated Pool

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

This condo just steps from downtown is perfect for a small group of friends wanting to get back together for a fun weekend! Not only you'll have access to the heated pool, but the condo itself is very nice with its two big bedrooms, the rooftop patio and the modern kitchen!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel immediately at home on comfy furniture in a living room decorated in calming neutral tones. Create meals in a full-size kitchen with a wine fridge, and sit down for dinners at a formal table. Have cocktails on a rooftop patio and garden with 360-degree panoramic views of the city. Or take a dip in the heated rooftop swimming pool nestled just above the garden and patio.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Gym | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“We loved this condo! We had everything we needed for our Kentucky visit. It is in a great location.” – Jen
“Highly recommend that anyone looking to stay in the Lexington area stays at David’s place. David was very welcoming and accommodated every need. The condo itself is amazing and comfortable.” – Callia
“We loved the space! Clean, modern, and full of light. Also, situated downtown, so excellent location.” – Graham
“Great place to stay. Easy walk to downtown bars and restaurants.” – Alan
“Very nice place with interesting decor. I would definitely stay again.” – Leah

#11 Bright And Spacious Home Near The Summit

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

If you like bright and spacious homes, then this one near The Summit is perfect for you! It has three spacious bedrooms, a dining room that can fit up to six people, and a huge backyard. This place is perfect for big families with small children!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Embrace the tranquility of this inviting residence. The home features wood finishes, subtle touches of color, contrasting motifs, chic furnishings and decor, and an outdoor patio with a huge fenced in back yard.”

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 was a perfect stay and location for our Lexington trip! We enjoyed the space and it was overall a quiet neighborhood.” – Pam
“Fantastic house, our family loved it.” – Moshe
“Such a beautiful house! ’ It is very clean and it shows exactly like the pictures. We absolutely enjoyed our stay.” – Sandra
“Lovely home nice people” – Meshia
“Outstanding property and host. Was our 3 month ‘pandemic shelter’. A beautiful and immaculate property in a fantastic location.” – Darryn & Natalie

#12 Private Oasis Of Calm And Luxury In Quiet Setting Near Downtown

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

You're going to love this quiet house near Downtown! It has everything a small family might need. From the two big bedrooms to the super spacious living room and the modern kitchen area, this house has it all!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Private refuge with a fenced yard, super fast wifi AND great vibes, and a sunny office—all sparklingly clean! Cook BBQ lunches on the gas grill overlooking the verdant backyard, with a remodeled chef's kitchen for dinners. California meets Kentucky in the open interior, complete with high ceilings, an antique Persian rug, fireplace, and original artworks.”

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

“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful and spacious home. It was meticulous and so comfortable to be in! Kate was an amazing host as any question we had, she immediately responded to.” – Wendee
“Great home, extremely clean, and very nice neighborhood.” – Sean
“We enjoyed a girls weekend trip at this beautiful home. We felt safe and the location was perfect. The layout of the home provided plenty of room for our group and was very practical.” – DonJay
“Beautiful home that feels like it has been lived in – everything is thoughtful, has a logical place, and flows well.” – Alex
“We stayed in this home for our anniversary weekend and could not have imagined a better experience! Thoughtful details, a cozy and relaxing atmosphere, and a flawless book collection. We look forward to staying here again!” – Chelsea

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