The 12 Best Airbnbs In Tacoma, Washington

October 13, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Tacoma, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Tacoma and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Best in Tacoma – Huge Beautiful House with Panoramic Views

13 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

The beauty of the charming décor with its whitewashed walls, tones of blue and natural wood, is only surpassed by its spaciousness and amenities such as a deck with panoramic views, a pool and a Ping-Pong table, beds and hammocks galore, and a huge spotless kitchen with an even bigger dining table. All this makes this Airbnb a perfect place to book for a big family reunion.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Nestled on a hillside with a sunset view of the Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains, this spacious Tacoma retreat is located just 45 minutes from downtown Seattle. Soak up the rays on the massive balcony, snuggle up by the fireplace with a book, jam out to the vintage record-playing jukebox, or get competitive on the arcade game, ping pong, or pool table.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“This is an awesome place. The landlord reply in a very short time even in the late night. Place has fantastic decorations and have almost everything you need for daily use.” – Rongdong
“The house was great! The view was AMAZING. Kerry was a great host and reached out on the first day to ensure we had everything we needed.” – Kaylee
“Perfect location, view and accommodations four our family of seven with plenty of space to spare. The kids area on the ground floor keeps our little ones occupied as well as safe when going in the backyard area due to the privacy trees. Our second time staying, can't wait to stay again.” – Sean
“Our family enjoyed our stay! We have 2 small children and the home was very welcoming, warm and child friendly. The hosts were very communicative and super responsive to all our questions.” – Rowelle
“The place gorgeous, specious, clean and has everything that you need. The view is priceless. Host is amazing!” – Luis

#2 Spend Quality Time in a Family-Friendly House near Tacoma

7 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

Three bedrooms and space enough to sleep 7 guests plus a prime location in Milton, only 10 minutes away from Tacoma, make this a great choice for families travelling to one of Washington’s jewels. You’ll have everything you need right here for a long stay including a kitchen, a laundry room, plush beds and even a laptop-friendly space for the workaholics.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Reconnect with family or unwind after a long day. This cozy house feels like home with a well-equipped kitchen and BBQ grill on the patio.”

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

“Michele was a great host – friendly and accommodating with a fantastic rental property. We will be back soon.” – Michael (Todd)
“I can’t say enough great things about the Milton home! By far one of our best Airbnb experiences. The home itself is so thoughtfully decorated and arranged, everything you could possibly need to cook and grill is all there!” – Sandy
“This is a beautifully decorated and well-appointed home. The furniture and beds are very comfortable, linens and towels of high quality, and kitchen outfitted with everything you could need. We enjoyed the back patio and gas grill on many evenings.” – Terri & Joel
“The Milton House is literally everything you could ask for. Extremely friendly hosts! The place is immaculate and updated.” – Alana
“From the moment we stepped into the house, we love everything about the house. The beds were comfortable and the linens smelled fresh. The house is tastefully furnished.” – Mandy

#3 Charming Mt Rainier & Puget Sound Ocean View Home

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

Located in Gig Harbor, only a short 20-minute drive form Tacoma, lies this spacious 3-bedroom house that is the perfect fit for bigger families. With child-friendly amenities such as a crib and a high-chair, as well as a nice backyard, your kids will totally love it here. You won’t mind the modern kitchen, the two-car garage or the great terrace with a barbecue grill.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Admire stunning views of Vashon Island, Mt Rainier, Commencement Bay, and tug traffic from the expansive deck attached to this charming house. There’s a generous walk-in shower with dual heads plus a Jacuzzi in the granite-topped master en suite. This split- level home provides ample room for multiple families to gather as a group or find a peaceful respite at the end of a tiring day. We are pleased to offer a 10% discount to all patients attending the Hanger Clinic in Gig Harbor. Please state at time of booking. This is a unique property that is a preference of many locals in the area.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Carl & Vicki's house is stylish, clean, well-appointed, and very well cared for. But above all, the view! The view over Vashon Island and beyond was remarkable, and every-changing with the weather.” – Maru
“Amazing views and extremely quiet. This was a perfect peaceful get away. Easy check in and great communication.” – Christopher
“We loved our time in this sweet home! Everything was super clean and comfy with everything we needed. Games and a few toys for the kids, coffee, cozy blankets, comfortable beds…” – Hannah
“This home was lovely and had a wonderful view out to Mt. Rainier. We enjoyed the neighborhood beach access and found it easy to get to and from restaurants in Gig Harbor.” – Sam
“We had a lovely and relaxing weekend away in this cozy home with beautiful views of the Sound and Mt. Rainier. A great place to unwind and de-stress.” – Kate & Ryan

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#4 North End Craftsman – Near Proctor, Old Town, Ruston

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

The perfect base for visiting some of Tacoma’s most famous landmarks and attractions such as the Ruston Bay, the Museum of Glass, and the zoo, this family home for 6 is a place you won’t want to miss. Enjoy a quiet stay surrounded by comfort and mid-century décor in a place that includes a full kitchen and a stunning dining room.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This completely updated craftsman home is bright and warm and centered in Tacoma’s historic North End neighborhood. This charming 1917 bungalow is 5 minutes from Tacoma’s renowned Proctor, Old Town and Point Ruston districts. These vibrant and charming communities offer tree-lined streets, one of a kind shops and restaurants, beautiful parks, UPS, and sparkling waterfront views.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Home is located in a great neighborhood! Great walking and easy access to freeways. Very quiet – saw a deer roaming the streets.” – Michel
“Perfect location on a quiet and very safe street. Great neighborhood to explore and near a lovely park. The house has everything you need and is very comfortable and the house is nicely furnished.” – Linda
“Prime location, real close to almost everything. Quiet neighborhood. Pretty scenery.” – Atif
“This house is well appointed and in a perfect location. The front porch is great for relaxing in the evenings.” – Barbara
“Very nice accommodations in a lovely walking neighborhood. Close to good restaurants and the college. Michael is a very thoughtful host with quick replies to any problems.” – Robert

#5 Enchanting Private Guesthouse on the Bay in Gig Harbor

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

This is another good spot to book near Tacoma, more specifically in Gig Harbor, with a perfect balance between size and price. You could book this charming home for a weekend trip with a couple of your best friends or perhaps for your small family of 4 to enjoy a spotless interior with smart TVs, a backyard and an outdoor fireplace.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Step back in time in this renovated historic charm, once belonging to one of Gig Harbor's pioneer fishing families. Enjoy breakfast out on the deck overlooking the gardens as the seagulls announce daybreak, then take a stroll along the waterfront.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Paul and Jan's accommodation is a wonderful well-equipped, modern, clean accommodation located just a stone's throw from the waterfront adjoining and harmonious with a historic house. Everything is within walking distance from this AirBnB.” – Gail
“An amazingly well appointed guesthouse, close to everything in historic gig harbour and hosted by kind, genuine people!” – Phil
“We stayed at Paul and Jan's in Gig Harbor for five nights while travelling through the area. Their place is in an excellent location, close to restaurants and the marina. Parking was no problem and the wifi worked wonderfully.” – Amanda
“My mother and I stayed at Harbor House for the weekend. It exceeded all expectations! We felt very welcome and cared for.” – Sarah
“We had a wonderful stay here. We wouldn't have changed a thing! It was beautifully decorated, very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more.” – Frederick

#6 The Loft

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a charming and colourful little love nest for a romantic weekend getaway or even a honeymoon in Tacoma, then you’ve just found it! The exposed brick walls and antique furniture give it a rustic vibe that is offset by the super comfy bed and all other amenities in a place that was designed and built for two.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Settle down in the reading nook after a day of exploring and watch the hive of activity on the street from the window. This comfortably appointed loft boasts exposed brickwork, enchanting artifacts and artwork, and a Sleep Number bed.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“The Loft is much bigger than we expected, and so lovely. Everything you could possibly need has been thought of for you. We had a lovely stay and would stay there again.” – Kasia
“This is a great place to stay if you’re going to Tacoma. Took and Uber to the Tacoma dome and felt totally comfortable coming home later that night alone. Gloria was super quick with responses and the place was amazing.” – Lindsay
“Gloria was wonderful from day 1. She always responded within a few minutes and was extremely accommodating. The Loft was everything we expected and more.” – Kaitlyn
“We had a great stay at the Loft. It is absolutely huge. And beautiful.” – Jim And Erin
“This is a cute place in the middle of Tacoma downtown. Walking to all the great restaurants. The place is beautifully done up and has a charm of its own.” – Paras

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#7 Charming Proctor Suite in Tacoma’s North End

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

A bigger spot to book for a solo traveller or for an elderly couple in search of a calm and relaxing neighbourhood, this place will steal your heart. Besides a small kitchen, a queen bed and a patio with outdoor seating, this place has plenty of entertainment options that go from smart TVs with a good selection of DVDs, board games and even a healthy choice of books to read.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our large well designed mother-in-law apartment boasts 900sq ft of living space. Wake up and start your day in the comfy Serta Perfect Sleeper Gel Memory Foam Mattress, queen size bed at this charming, street-level basement suite. Offering easy access to downtown, the suite is bright with lots of ambient lighting, and thoughtfully decorated with attention to detail.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Susan was an amazing host. She took care of all of our needs and went above and beyond to make our stay perfect. She was super helpful with tips about the local amenities.” – Karen
“Susan was a warm and very welcoming host, who offered many thoughtful touches to this apartment: food in the fridge, plenty of towels and blankets, and lots of suggestions for visiting Tacoma well presented in a booklet.” – Annie
“By far the best Airbnb I have ever been to! Susan was warm, welcoming, and even offered to give us a lift into town when we were figuring out our travel plans.” – Sally
“All of our Airbnb experiences have been really positive so far, but staying at Susan's place, we felt like we hit the jackpot. Quite simply a beautiful place, with so much thought put into making our stay an exceptional one.” – Nicole
“What a treat to arrive at this sweet suite! It was clean, cozy and I slept like a log. The small touches Susan adds are lovely. She is a most thoughtful hostess and I would highly recommend this place to anyone passing through Tacoma.” – Glenna

#8 Adorable Guest Suite Minutes from Airport and Beach Park

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

This is a charming little guest suite in a house that is surrounded by tall trees. The modern kitchen full of appliances makes this home convenient while barn doors and antique furniture give it character. Don’t miss the opportunity to bond with your loved ones and come closer together as a family by booking this Airbnb.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Soak up the modern and vintage charm of this fully remodeled 1917 home. The home features tastefully eclectic decor and luxuries like the spacious chef’s kitchen. Enjoy the outdoor BBQ area and a relaxing hammock nestled between two towering trees.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Mike and Tanya's place was great! We throughly enjoyed our stay here, and they were very quick to respond when we had questions. The place was super clean, we had a designated parking spot on the property, and it was quick 5 minute walk to the beach park.” – Tammy
“The accomodations where as described. Comfortable, spotless, well decorated, all electrical appliances brand new, they even had a blender, 2 flat screen TV's with great channel selection. Minutes to airport.” – Richard
“This unit is very inviting. The neighborhood is so quiet and the local path to the park and marina make a great walk. Perfect for a relaxing get away.” – Mary
“It was my first Airbnb stay and so glad it was at Mike & Tanya’s! Tanya really made us feel at home and was very thoughtful in her responses. Some key features of the apt are the location, in a quiet beach neighborhood and the Spanish modern decor.” – Maricruz
“We had a great time at Mike & Tanya’s place, we even ended up staying twice! The place is very stylish and in a great location with walking distance to the beach.” – Annie

#9 Modern Old Town Tacoma Oasis

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

A modern 3-bedroom house with a fireplace and views of the sound that is located right in the heart of one of Tacoma’s best neighbourhoods, Old Town. You’ll not only be able to treat yourself to the best home-cooked meals with the produce from local farmers’ markets but you’ll also be within walking distance to bars, restaurants and shops that’ll make your trip worthwhile.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern Oasis located in the coveted community of Old Town Tacoma, WA. Blocks away from the Ruston Water Front and Proctor District where local eateries, coffee shops, breweries and activities are abundant. Views of the Puget Sound are enjoyed from the living/dining/kitchen space with private back and side yard are accessible from both top and bottom floor.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“The pictures didn’t do Jenny’s house justice. This house is spectacular! Everything is brand new and sparkling clean.” – Cindy
“Our Tacoma stay was exceptional, thanks to hosts who were easy to communicate with, sparkling clean, comfortable and great layout to the house. Wonderful view from living room and deck! Loved the enclosed back yard where my granddaughter could safely play.” – Leslie
“Very Clean, GREAT View, very cute neighborhood, all amenities were functional, check-in and check-out went very smoothly. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking to enjoy Tacoma.” – Adeline
“Perfect location for us and an immaculate, modern home. Just disappointed that the fireplace was decommissioned, as the photos indicated a roaring fire. Nevertheless, enjoyed our stay very much.” – Marianne
“This was one of the best Airbnb we have ever stayed at. The view from the house was great, the house was in a great neighborhood, the house itself was amazing. Very stylish and all amenities were included with the house.” – Vineet

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#10 Luxury North End Getaway

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

This is your opportunity to book a luxury stay without the hefty price tag. Just imagine! You could get this 2-bedroom home with a stunning kitchen, black leather couches, an indoor fireplace and comfy beds for only a little over $20 per person. It’s a complete steal once you think about it, so hurry before prices or availability change.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our newly​ renovated duplex is located in North Tacoma. The lower unit is fully furnished with 2 bedrooms, a cozy living room, fully stocked kitchen & a full bathroom. There is also a laundry room with a washer and dryer for your use. We have everything you need to enjoy a relaxing getaway.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“The pictures are accurate. Nice space, comfy beds, fully stocked kitchen and washer, and dryer make it convenient. Close to the waterfront. Duke's Seafood was great!” – Tamekia
“Very clean and lovely!! Perfect location with so many popular places nearby. I would definitely stay again if I'm in town.” – Chandra
“Larry’s place was above and beyond expectations. Very clean and updated place, was a perfect home away from home. Will definitely stay here for future trips and would highly recommend this place.” – Lanson
“Would stay again! Everything was so clean and spacious. It comes stocked with everything you need, and having the washer and dryer was nice. You can hear people above but it didn’t bother me during my stay.” – Betty
“Very clean and a beautiful space!!” – Megan

#11 Victorian home near 6th Ave, 5min to UPS UW Ruston

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

The wonderful charm of this Victorian house for six makes it the perfect choice for a regular-sized family who wants to spend a couple of days or even months in Tacoma. Distinctive architecture, amazing tile work in the full kitchen and a cute little porch are some of this house’s best features, but they’re only the beginning. Book it now and experience the rest.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This completely updated home is bright and warm and centered in Tacoma’s newest, most up and coming 6th Avenue neighborhood. The 1892 Victorian home is located between Proctor/UPS, West Slope, and Hilltop, and has the highest concentration of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and shopping in the city. The home is walking distance to most destinations or an easy bus ride on the #1 route.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Michael’s house is beautiful and cozy. We had a great stay while visiting family for a week. Kitchen is huge and well stocked.” – Jessica
“Wonderful place to stay. It was easy access for everything we wanted to do. Michael was a great host, very responsive.” – Debbie
“Michael is awesome to work with. The place fantastic. Super cute and stylish.” – Reagan
“Nicely updated home with great appliances. Good location for visiting national parks and Seattle.” – Jan
“Great place in a great location. We would stay again!” – Kelly

#12 Classic home in the Lincoln District With Fenced-in Yard & Deck

9 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

This house’s interior looks straight out of a designer magazine. Everything fits in perfectly with everything else, both inside and out. Enjoy home-cooked meals made with the produce of the back yard. Relish in the American white picket fence dream come true in Tacoma’s Lincoln International District, which is only a couple of minutes away from the best attractions in the city.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The spaceSet back behind a white picket fence, this charming, two-bedroom home enjoys a prime Tacoma location mere blocks from the heart of the historic Lincoln International District. An ideal home base for those who are interested in exploring the city's parks, shops, museums, and unique flavor, this classic home will welcome you back from your daily explorations with a comfortable living space, a fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious, fenced-in yard.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“This place was a good fit for our employees business trip. Thank you, Vacasa!” – Temeka Group

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