December 14, 2021

25 of the Coolest Cincinnati Airbnbs for a Staycation

Sometimes you need to get away from it all without leaving home. And to do that, you need to leave your literal home and move into someone else's for a little staycation.

To help on your quest for some local lounging and respite, we've rounded up a collection of cool Greater Cincinnati Airbnbs. Some are certified "Airbnb Plus" — meaning they have been "verified for quality and design" — and some are just top-rated stays we think are pretty dang cute.

*Descriptions taken from Airbnb listings
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The Steeple View
Sleeps: 6 guests // Price: Starts at $135
"Clean, comfortable + central - welcome to The Steeple View! A recently renovated 3 bed, 1 bath Airbnb w/ 1,500+ sqft of beautifully curated space perfect for your weekend getaway, business trip, or extended stay...Located on the second and third floors of a beautifully renovated brick duplex, this private 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is perfect for groups up to 6 people.
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Photo: Hailey Bollinger

The Steeple View

Sleeps: 6 guests // Price: Starts at $135
"Clean, comfortable + central - welcome to The Steeple View! A recently renovated 3 bed, 1 bath Airbnb w/ 1,500+ sqft of beautifully curated space perfect for your weekend getaway, business trip, or extended stay...Located on the second and third floors of a beautifully renovated brick duplex, this private 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home is perfect for groups up to 6 people. "
The Swing House
Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $204
"This house is the realization of a 30+ year dream. The interior is totally opened up to accommodate a 30 foot swing with the intimacy of one or two people staying for a short visit activates my dream and the house as a work of art. ...All of the renovation decisions were informed and affected by the swing and it's arc: the placement of the bed, the kitchen, the bathroom... everything. The finished basement has art work made with materials sourced from the renovation."
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

The Swing House

Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $204
"This house is the realization of a 30+ year dream. The interior is totally opened up to accommodate a 30 foot swing with the intimacy of one or two people staying for a short visit activates my dream and the house as a work of art. ...All of the renovation decisions were informed and affected by the swing and it's arc: the placement of the bed, the kitchen, the bathroom... everything. The finished basement has art work made with materials sourced from the renovation."
Gorgeous 2 BR w sweeping neighborhood/river views
Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $102
"Welcome to this brand new, cozy and comfortable Airbnb overlooking Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhood! Cincinnati is known as the 'City of 7 Hills' and this rings true for our neighborhood. Our Airbnb is located at the top of a hill with sweeping views of the neighborhood (and a partial view of the Ohio River). Guests will access the space by walking up 33 steps to the front porch/front door."
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Gorgeous 2 BR w sweeping neighborhood/river views

Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $102
"Welcome to this brand new, cozy and comfortable Airbnb overlooking Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhood! Cincinnati is known as the 'City of 7 Hills' and this rings true for our neighborhood. Our Airbnb is located at the top of a hill with sweeping views of the neighborhood (and a partial view of the Ohio River). Guests will access the space by walking up 33 steps to the front porch/front door."
The Dachshund Door in Downtown Blanchester
Sleeps: 9 guests // Price: Starts at $299
"Welcome to the Dachshund Door! This historic building has lived many lives and is ready to welcome you to a distinctive and notable stay. Located 15 minutes from the World Equestrian Center (WEC) and Lake Cowan, it is the perfect location to unwind in luxury, style, and comfort. If you want to get away but not travel hours, we are 45 minutes or less from Cincinnati with many popular locations 30 minutes away, including Kings Island and the Loveland Bike Trail. The Dachshund Door is the entire second floor of an over 100 year old building. This building's original use was First National Bank. It has also been Blanchester's Police Station and antique shop among other uses! Being on the second floor, you will have to ascend a staircase with thirty stairs once inside the door."
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

The Dachshund Door in Downtown Blanchester

Sleeps: 9 guests // Price: Starts at $299
"Welcome to the Dachshund Door! This historic building has lived many lives and is ready to welcome you to a distinctive and notable stay. Located 15 minutes from the World Equestrian Center (WEC) and Lake Cowan, it is the perfect location to unwind in luxury, style, and comfort. If you want to get away but not travel hours, we are 45 minutes or less from Cincinnati with many popular locations 30 minutes away, including Kings Island and the Loveland Bike Trail. The Dachshund Door is the entire second floor of an over 100 year old building. This building's original use was First National Bank. It has also been Blanchester's Police Station and antique shop among other uses! Being on the second floor, you will have to ascend a staircase with thirty stairs once inside the door."
Modern Bohemian Loft: Over-The-Rhine/Downtown
Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $94
"An eclectic and curated first-floor loft space with an open floor plan, offering a unique oasis centered on a lovely tree-lined street and immediately adjacent to OTRs Main Street Business District. This space is styled with locally sourced and handcrafted pieces which makes for an art-driven and elevated environment for our guests. Perfect for downtown business trips, city-wide events, and romantic get-a-ways for 2. (All guests 21+ years of age only, no pets at all, no additional guests.)"
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Modern Bohemian Loft: Over-The-Rhine/Downtown

Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $94
"An eclectic and curated first-floor loft space with an open floor plan, offering a unique oasis centered on a lovely tree-lined street and immediately adjacent to OTRs Main Street Business District. This space is styled with locally sourced and handcrafted pieces which makes for an art-driven and elevated environment for our guests. Perfect for downtown business trips, city-wide events, and romantic get-a-ways for 2. (All guests 21+ years of age only, no pets at all, no additional guests.)"
The Wanderlust House
Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $81
"The Wanderlust House was created for travelers by travelers. Having traveled around the world as guests in dozens of Airbnbs, we know what it takes to make a great one! Our goal is to make your stay *unbelievably* welcoming, comfortable and efficient. We created this place as an ode to travel and adventure, and hope it will help you feel inspired to pursue your own Wanderlust! This listing is the ENTIRE second floor (approx. 1,200 sq ft), is fully furnished and includes all the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay. A beautiful historic home with 14-ft ceilings, it consists of one bedroom, one bathroom, a living room (with comfy sofa bed), a dining room/library and a fully-stocked kitchen. Comes with blazing-fast WiFi, Smart TV, self-check in Smart Locks, and many other fun details and features."
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The Wanderlust House

Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $81
"The Wanderlust House was created for travelers by travelers. Having traveled around the world as guests in dozens of Airbnbs, we know what it takes to make a great one! Our goal is to make your stay *unbelievably* welcoming, comfortable and efficient. We created this place as an ode to travel and adventure, and hope it will help you feel inspired to pursue your own Wanderlust! This listing is the ENTIRE second floor (approx. 1,200 sq ft), is fully furnished and includes all the amenities you’ll need for a comfortable stay. A beautiful historic home with 14-ft ceilings, it consists of one bedroom, one bathroom, a living room (with comfy sofa bed), a dining room/library and a fully-stocked kitchen. Comes with blazing-fast WiFi, Smart TV, self-check in Smart Locks, and many other fun details and features."
Guest House Monte Cassino Vineyards
Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $139
"The Guest House at Monte Cassino Vineyard, an architectural gem. At 650 sq ft, this free standing, studio loft space is a ground up restoration of an 1830s summer kitchen. Completed for 2016 season, it includes a kitchenette, with mini fridge, microwave and coffee machine. Outdoor grill is available as well. The living room has a fireplace and the bedroom loft is a designer's dream. Adjacent to the main house, the GH also includes use of the pool in season. Extremely private grounds."
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Guest House Monte Cassino Vineyards

Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $139
"The Guest House at Monte Cassino Vineyard, an architectural gem. At 650 sq ft, this free standing, studio loft space is a ground up restoration of an 1830s summer kitchen. Completed for 2016 season, it includes a kitchenette, with mini fridge, microwave and coffee machine. Outdoor grill is available as well. The living room has a fireplace and the bedroom loft is a designer's dream. Adjacent to the main house, the GH also includes use of the pool in season. Extremely private grounds."
Romantic 💛designer garden apt. in beloved Mt Adams
Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $192
"This breathtaking sweet escape has been the backdrop for print ad photoshoots and also boudoir photo shoots because of its romantic aesthetics and serene blissful vibe.This sanctuary is fully updated, fully-furnished & professionally designed with a private backyard, nestled on the hilltop ~ steps away from the famous overlook point of the city and the Ohio River, in the charming and chic vacation-like town of Mt. Adams!"
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Romantic 💛designer garden apt. in beloved Mt Adams

Sleeps: 2 guests // Price: Starts at $192
"This breathtaking sweet escape has been the backdrop for print ad photoshoots and also boudoir photo shoots because of its romantic aesthetics and serene blissful vibe.This sanctuary is fully updated, fully-furnished & professionally designed with a private backyard, nestled on the hilltop ~ steps away from the famous overlook point of the city and the Ohio River, in the charming and chic vacation-like town of Mt. Adams!"
#1-Ranked Parkside Condo w/ Large Private Patio
Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $162
"Ranked the #1 AirBnB in its category of about 360 in the area, our beautiful, newly-renovated Over-the-Rhine building is from 1880. The top of a 2-story property, it's perfect for a great weekend or being your home away from home in the Queen City, including one of the largest private balconies in all of downtown! Just a half block from Music Hall, Washington Park and a Streetcar stop, our place is perfect for making the most out of your time in OTR but is also on a calm residential street."
Photo: airbnb.com

#1-Ranked Parkside Condo w/ Large Private Patio

Sleeps: 4 guests // Price: Starts at $162
"Ranked the #1 AirBnB in its category of about 360 in the area, our beautiful, newly-renovated Over-the-Rhine building is from 1880. The top of a 2-story property, it's perfect for a great weekend or being your home away from home in the Queen City, including one of the largest private balconies in all of downtown! Just a half block from Music Hall, Washington Park and a Streetcar stop, our place is perfect for making the most out of your time in OTR but is also on a calm residential street."
Pretty in Pink
Sleeps: 3 guests // Price: Starts at $63
"Pretty In Pink, a full service colorfully curated airbnb! Choose your favorite hue and enjoy the comfort of a 1bed 1ba apartment, complete with full kitchen & cozy living. Located in the vibrant OTR neighborhood, you are just steps away from fine dining, local shopping, & manicured green spaces. Enjoy all that downtown has to offer. Secured entry & several parking garages within minutes of your front door."
Photo: airbnb.com

Pretty in Pink

Sleeps: 3 guests // Price: Starts at $63
"Pretty In Pink, a full service colorfully curated airbnb! Choose your favorite hue and enjoy the comfort of a 1bed 1ba apartment, complete with full kitchen & cozy living. Located in the vibrant OTR neighborhood, you are just steps away from fine dining, local shopping, & manicured green spaces. Enjoy all that downtown has to offer. Secured entry & several parking garages within minutes of your front door."