The 12 Best Airbnbs In Monterey, California

August 9, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Monterey, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Monterey and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 18 on Cypress

11 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $3,300 per night, airbnb.com

Sumptuously furnished and right next to some of the best golf clubs in the US, this lavish mansion with French-style gardens and décor is sure to take your breath away. Enjoy stunning ocean sunset views, a solarium, a big yard with a BBQ grill, a huge chef’s kitchen and indoor fireplaces while you share your best pics with your friends through the high-speed Wi-Fi in a place designed and built to impress.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Live like PGA royalty at this classic French country home on the 18th-hole of Pebble Beach. Experience the very same views, feel the fresh ocean breeze, and hear the crashing waves that have created one of the most legendary atmospheres in professional golf history.”

Amenities

Natural-gas barbecue | Fire pit | Solarium | Terrace | TV | Wet bar | Wood-burning fireplace | Kitchen | Lounge area | Indoor fireplace | Day bed | Wifi

#2 Watch Sunsets from an Oceanfront Villa Close to Pebble Beach

10 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $4,590 per night, airbnb.com

A wonderful Mediterranean style oceanfront villa on the west coast that is as convenient to Pebble Beach as it is to Monterey’s downtown area. Whether you want to hit the Pacific surf or visit Monterey’s Bay Aquarium, this light salmon coloured abode with French-country décor will make it easy, especially for big groups of friends who want to share stories all day long.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Essential Travel Only during this Shelter In Place Order, effective until May 3, 2020. We had a great time at Jacci's place for my birthday. The location is amazing, right by the ocean and with the sea lions in the distance. The villa itself is beautiful and very well arranged.”

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 had a great time at Jacci's place for my birthday. The location is amazing, right by the ocean and with the sea lions in the distance. The villa itself is beautiful and very well arranged.” – David
“Stunning and well equipped for a few families” – Tyler
“Serene oceanfront estate. A quiet, private sanctuary. Pelicans at sunrise.” – Peter
“Stunning setting. Fell asleep every night to the sound of the waves crashing a few hundred yards away. Everything was spotless and check in couldn’t have been easier.” – James
“Jacci is an amazing host, very responsive and really trying to accommodate all of our needs (and we had many! ). The place is magical, both the property and the location.” – Merja

#3 Stevenson

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $3,400 per night, airbnb.com

From the gas-fired fire pit with plush seating outside to the modern black & red interior design full of unique features and furnishings, this place screams luxury. Even the ancient-looking trees in the yard give this 3-bedroom abode a sense of grandeur fit for royalty. Enjoy a quick 3-minute trip to Pebble Beach and come back home to shake off the sand as you relax in the hot tub with a couple of friends or family.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The Del Monte Forest inspires the form of this contemporary California residence. An outdoor cabana echoes the straight lines of the tallest trees, the lounge area spreads out beneath twisting branches, and inside, leaf-dappled light dances over a moss-green rug and wood panels. 3 golf courses, including Pebble Beach, and 2 beaches within 10 minutes will have you teeing off and toeing the sand.”

Amenities

Natural-gas barbecue | Hot tub | Firepit | Garden | Gas fireplace | Smart TV | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Driveway parking | Garage parking | Heating | Washer

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#4 Wonderland

10 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $6,600 per night, airbnb.com

As you pull up the driveway, the not so imposing façade gives no hint of the wonders within. Sitting a mere 15 minutes away from Monterey, this one of a kind luxurious home for 10 guests is a place you’ll never forget. One of its outstanding features is the life-size chess board yard, but it also includes a big game room with a modern pool table, and many more amenities simply perfect for big groups looking for a lavishly unique experience.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Ocean breezes caress the quiet woodlands of this hidden mansion, set near the heart of the Del Monte Forest. Ringed by towering Californian pines, the home features cathedral-like interiors, an airy outdoor terrace, top-tier kitchen, and a sumptuous living room / bar.”

Amenities

Pizza oven | Golf cart | Bocce ball court | Putting green | Fountain | Zip-line | Hot tub | Fire pit | Gas fireplace | Poker table | Pool table | Game room

#5 Seastone

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

Book Now: $1,670 per night, airbnb.com

This unique luxury stay in Carmel-By-The-Sea is only 10 minutes away from Monterey Regional Airport. Its stone construction and ivy-covered walls give it a feel of castle grandeur; its location right on the beach makes it the most convenient stay for sand-loving travellers and its arches and high ceilings make it an inspiration for designers and architects alike. This is the ideal stay for two families near Monterey.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Style and substance meet in the one-of-a-kind Seastone. As its name suggests, this Carmel vacation rental is a charming stone residence with views of the California coast, its architectural detail matched by stunning natural scenery.”

Amenities

Hot tub | Indoor fireplace | Firepit | Office | Wifi | Exercise equipment | Garage parking | Parking | Iron | Ironing board

#6 Monterey Bay Farmhouse on Artichoke Farm near Pacific Coast

14 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $500 per night, airbnb.com

Located near the Monterey Bay and right next to the Cabrillo Highway, this bright and spacious farmhouse for 14 guests is convenient for a great many popular destinations on the west coast. Brown leather couches, reclaimed wood and mid-century décor make this a quintessential luxury farmhouse ideal for a destination wedding or to host a big company event.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Watch a sunset over vast artichoke fields from the open air lounge of this beautiful property. The house features an outdoor fireplace, a grill, an organic garden, sliding barn doors, beamed wood ceilings, and a completely modernized interior.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Thanks to Sean and his family. This farm house is comfortable. We had a very unique experience that never been before.” – Chenzhi
“We really enjoyed the decor and the great outdoor living spaces. Sean was attentive and friendly. The kitchen was well stocked and being next to market was nice.” – Adriana
“The artichoke farm is a good place to stay. It is a family farm house and it is well equiped. We were 2 families in there and it was comfortable.” – Paule
“Loved the farmhouse, no complaints! Stylish and well stocked kitchen!” – Michael
“This place was amazing! We felt comfortable and the hosts were great as well. Inside is decorated beautifully, outside is spectacular and to die for!” – Tanya

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#7 Sallie’s Cottage

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $350 per night, airbnb.com

Sallie’s Cottage is one of those cute, cozy and charming bits of paradise that couples find the perfect stop for a weekend getaway. Two private rooms in separate floors, each with its own bathroom, means that two couples can have their intimacy, while all the common spaces allow them to bond together as friends as they build long-lasting memories in the middle of Monterey.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Wake up feeling inspired by the cheerful interior of this colorful home. The historic residence features beamed cathedral ceilings, eclectic furnishings and decor, contrasting textures and patterns throughout, a private yard, and a deck for dining.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Fantastic stay! Everything was perfect and the host was very responsive and kind.” – Marilyn
“Really lovely spot a close walk to Lovers’ Point and just around the corner from the shops and restaurants of Lighthouse Avenue. Overall, the home was very comfortable and perfect for our family of four.” – Juliet
“Adorable, comfortable cottage in a great neighborhood with everything we needed for a memorable stay. Elizabeth is a great host providing information ahead of our trip and a seamless check-in.” – Angie
“Real gem – even cuter than the pictures, ideal PG location. Extra mile with some pantry and refrigerator items stocked in advance. Perfect base for our family of 4.” – Clara & Eric
“Great house, in a perfect location. Easy walking to restaurants and shops.” – Craig

#8 Explore Monterey Bay from a House on an Artichoke Farm

10 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $590 per night, airbnb.com

Walk through big barn doors and enter a bright and wide-open layout, ideal for families to share while cooking in the fully equipped kitchen, eating in the dining room table for 10, or slacking in the living room couches. You and your family will love both the experience of living on a farm, the great views, and the convenient location central to many of the west coast's best destinations.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Create family meals in a stunning chef's kitchen with soaring ceilings and fresh white tiles. Feed the gang around a custom table for eight or outdoors on a sunny terrace. This newly built house is positioned like an oasis on a family artichoke farm. “

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful, fantastic place to stay! House was spotlessly clean, and has great style. Beds were very comfortable, and the kitchen and bathrooms were fully equipped with everything you might need.” – Richard
“Sean's house is perfectly cozy! Very beautiful place and Sean is very accomodating and fast to answer any questions.” – Olivier
“Sean's place is a great little escape on a working farm, tended with super care, cleanliness, and a great eye for design. Wish we had more time to stay and explore what we could make in the glorious kitchen. Enjoyed a glass of wine on the deck and the fireplace though!” – Elizabeth
“This “farm house is the best “farm” house I've ever seen! What a gorgeous place that is professionally designed and executed flawlessly. We loved it!” – Rich”
“Sean’s place is very stylish and clean. Definitely the best place I’ve ever stayed!” – Veronica

#9 Visit Manresa Beach from a Tranquil Home

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $370 per night, airbnb.com

Splashes of vibrant colours atop a neutral canvas made from cream walls and light coloured wood are a sight for sore eyes. This house oozes comfort and homeyness, a perfect setting for your next family staycation, as it includes many family amenities like a big backyard, children’s books and toys and even a crib. This Airbnb will make you feel at home.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Cook dinner in a classic kitchen with sky-blue accents and dine below wood-beam ceilings within this airy, open-plan home. Gather by a modern wood-burning stove in Scandi-style chairs or enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sunset from the deck.”

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

“Gail was very friendly and easy to communicate with. Quick response. The place is spacious, with incredible sunsets, and super close to the beach !” – Stéphanie
“We are back from a long stay at Gail's house, and could not have asked for a better experience. The house was perfect for our family of 3 and small dog.” – Julie
“Gail was quick to reply and very accommodating. The house was super charming with a nice bottle of wine to welcome us. We will definitely return and stay longer!” – Randall
“We had a great stay with our family of 4 and our dog. Easy walk to Manresa Beach. Great decks to hang out on and enjoy the view of the ocean.” – Sarah
“We so enjoyed our time at Gail's home. My kids didn't want to leave ! So quick to get to the beach and the home itself was so comforting and cozy.” – Maria

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#10 The Pleasure Point Beach House

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $370 per night, airbnb.com

This is the perfect spot to crash in between trips to the best California beaches. With two bedrooms and space for 6 guests, you and your best friends (including the furry ones) will make great memories here while you experiment in the kitchen, relax in the bathtub, or fool around in the backyard, all the while sharing pictures on Instagram with your other friends back home.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our home is located right in the heart of Pleasure Point. Pleasure Point is amazing spot for surfers and people who just love the ocean. Our house is set up for you come and enjoy and forget all of your worries. No stress is the #1 rule!”

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

“The house and area both have a great vibe. The host was superb.” – Bob
“Loved how cute and cozy it was! The cruiser bikes were a great touch! Only wish we could have stayed longer.” – Leia
“This little beach house was a sanctuary for us after traveling with our 2 yr old and 6 month old. The house was perfect in so many ways. The location is very ideal close to so many things and easy to get to and from.” – Michelle
“Lovely cottage near the beach in surfing haven – family friendly” – Maya
“Highly recommended! We enjoyed every minute of our stay and were blown away how everything we needed was readily available.” – Ayman

#11 Soak up the Rustic Elegance at a Historic Luxury Penthouse

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $950 per night, airbnb.com

An enchanting abode with ornate furnishings that yell classic luxury from every corner. Updated with modern appliances while still maintaining its unique historical character, this 3-bedroom penthouse will deliver comfort and convenience for three older couples who want to relive the old glory days surrounded by luxury in a perfect location close to beaches, restaurants and more.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Fire up the 42-inch gas barbecue on the sun-drenched terrace at an airy, upscale home with 2,000 square feet of living space. Built in 1930 and carefully renovated, original tiled mosaics and window casings blend seamlessly with cool, smooth marble.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“This penthouse is everything plus, clean, cozy, great location and the best pillows ever! We felt very at home celebrating our Christmas there. Thanks to Bob for sharing your spectacular place with us.” – Kellie
“Hi Robert, thank you so much for having us stay in your fantastic penthouse. It was up to my expectations and more. We could realize how much high quality of craftsmanship and love it was put in but also the lay out and geographic situation.” – Louise
“This was our second time staying in Robert’s beautiful penthouse. We hope to return!” – Erin
“The location was absolutely fabulous. We had so much fun watching the world go by from the penthouse patio. The property was extremely spacious and it appeared to be recently updated with high end fixtures.” – Lisa
“Excellent location for staying in Carmel. Right in the heart of town.” – John

#12 Light the Bedroom Fire at an Oasis Close to the Beach

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $690 per night, airbnb.com

Are you looking for a spotlessly clean, well-appointed home for your family’s next staycation in Monterey? Then this single-level house with indoor fireplaces, great views, big bay windows and even a laundry room will fit the bill. You can enjoy quality time together as you play board games or tell stories in the terrace, and you’ll also be a stone’s throw away from the best places to visit in the city and nearby beaches.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Start the day with a coffee on the succulent-studded patio at a serene escape with views of the hills and a Tuscan retreat feel. Grab beach chairs and blankets for a day by the waves, then curl up by the fireplaces and unwind on the rooftop deck.”

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

“The property is wonderfully maintained with all the necessary amenities needed to enjoy a lovely vacation. The host, Vicki, is very thorough with instructions for the home and the surrounding area. I would recommend this property without hesitation.” – Cheryl
“This is a house filled with great amenities, very well organized and clean and neat. The kitchen is great, we cooked more than we have ever cooked during our time in Monterey. You will love it.” – Arlyne
“Vicki’s place was outstanding, the home was beautiful and in a great location. I highly recommend staying here whether your visit is for a weekend or a month.” – Logan
“Fantastic Host. Fantastic Property. Fantastic Experience!” – Steven
“Everything was better than I expected. The host was very pleasant. She responded to communication very quickly.” – Chris

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