Planning a trip to Austin, Texas and wondering where to stay? Let me save you some time… I have spent HOURS going through Airbnbs and VRBO rentals (some of these are on VRBO) in Austin and have found some seriously unique and cool places to stay. Here is a list of the 25 Coolest Airbnbs in Austin, Texas:
*UPDATED AUGUST 2022*
25 Coolest + Most Unique Airbnbs in Austin
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The Bloomhouse - Coolest Austin Airbnbs
The Bloomhouse is one of the coolest, most unique homes I’ve ever seen! The owners describe it as a “giant seashell unicorn… part Willy Wonka, part Big Lebowski, and totally unlike anywhere else.”
It has 1 bedroom, 1 bath, and sleeps up to 4 people. If you only do one thing with this post, it should be looking at the rest of the photos on the listing — they’re incredible!
Street Art Inspired Airbnb in Clarksville, ATX
Austin is known for its great street art, and this rental in the Clarksville area brings that inside with a 2-story graffiti wall!
The home has 6 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, and can sleep up to 12 guests. Each room is decorated so beautifully, and this place has rave reviews!
Midcentury Modern Glass House - Austin Airbnb
This one-of-a-kind house features glass walls, soaring ceilings, botanical accents, aquariums, and a beautiful outdoor space!
It has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and can sleep 8.
Austin East Side Beehive Airbnb
This architect-designed airbnb is a one-of-a-kind! This tiny house sleeps 2 guests and is in a great location on Austin’s east side.
Clifftop Estate - Coolest Airbnbs in Austin
This incredible luxury rental home in Austin has some of the best views in the city! This modern villa sleeps up to 10 people and has 4 bedrooms and 5.5 baths.
Just look at that view from the pool!
Glass Treehouse Austin Home Rental
Steps away from barton Springs, this incredible South Austin home is definitely worth a stay! This property has 5 bedrooms, sleeps 8, and has a gorgeous outdoor patio.
The Loft House - Bali Inspired Austin Airbnb
Bali meets Austin in this incredibly cool Airbnb! It can host 12 guests with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.
Midcentury Modern Downtown Austin Airbnb
How gorgeous is this midcentury modern home!? It has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and is close to downtown Austin and Zilker Park.
Austin Iconic Ramp House - Coolest Airbnbs in Austin
In the heart of South Austin, this cool Airbnb is a must-see! The Iconic Ramp House can host 6 guests with 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.
Governor’s Mansion - Austin Airbnb
Old Hollywood meets old west Austin in this super cool Governor’s Mansion Airbnb! It sleeps 10 people in 7 bedrooms and has 3.5 baths.
The backyard has an awesome patio and pool!
Insta-worthy Airbnb on Rainey Street
This Austin VRBO rental located near Rainey Street is an Instagrammers dream. The decor is so fun and unique!
Each bedroom is uniquely designed, and just look how cool each of them are!
Luxury Historic Austin Airbnb
This beautiful historic home near downtown Austin is perfect for big groups! It has 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and can sleep 16.
The inside was recently renovated by a top local designer, it is just incredible inside!
Pig Parlour - Quirky Austin Airbnb
This quirky Austin Airbnb is all about pigs… literally! Located right off South Congress, this house sleeps 5 guests, has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and is full of pig inspired decor.
And yes, they actually do have pigs!
The Graeber 6th Street Airbnb
This funky home is located in a historic building on 6th Street in downtown Austin, and looks pretty basic from the outside… but once you see inside, wow!
Even more incredibly, it has a private heated pool in the back of the house!
Cool East Austin Airbnb Historic Manor
This bold, historic Airbnb manor located downtown on the eastside is gorgeous – each room is full of color and character! It can accommodate large groups, sleeping up to 14 guests in 5 bedrooms.
Dome House with Austin Skyline View
This incredible home is definitely one of the best Airbnbs — it has over 2,000 reviews and almost 5 stars! It has a wrap-around patio, a hot tub, and a view of the Austin skyline.
Wooden Treehouse Airbnb in Austin
How cool is this Airbnb in Austin!? This wooden treehouse-inspired rental sleeps up to 4 people and has two bedrooms.
Cool, Funky Airbnb with Pool near Downtown Austin
This cool, funky home sleeps 15 people in 8 bedrooms. It has an awesome outdoor pool area, perfect for entertaining in!
HOTELette - Voted Best Staycation by Austin Monthly
HOTELette was voted the best Airbnb for a Staycation! It’s another property with an unassuming exterior, but is super cool and unique inside!
Glass-Walled Bungalow near UT Austin
Located near the University of Austin, this cool, modern bungalow is an awesome Airbnb find. With 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, this place can host 4 guests.
The wood in this bathroom is just gorgeous! At the time I am writing this, this home is surprisingly affordable per night.
Emerald Estate on Lake Austin - Coolest Luxury Airbnbs
At over $4,000/night, this is one of the most expensive/lux Airbnbs in Austin! It sits right on Lake Austin so is in a great location and can sleep up to 10 guests.
They have a great outdoor space that directly overlooks Lake Austin.
"TikTok Mansion" Airbnb on Austin's East 6th Street
Located on the Eastside, this funky, cool Airbnb is filled with Instagrammable spots! It can host up to 16 guests, has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.
It’s got a great outdoor covered patio and putt-putt course in the backyard!
Cliffside Downtown Penthouse Airbnb
From the owner of this beautiful South Austin Airbnb: “Open the French doors for a cozy read in the morning breeze at a dreamy duplex with spectacular views overlooking Zilker Park. Decompress on the enormous wraparound deck and soak up the Costa Rican-inspired style, combining stone and natural wood.”
This airbnb has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and can host up to 10 guests. It also has a great outdoor patio/balcony!
Luxury Tulum Inspired Austin Airbnb
This gorgeous Tulum-inspired Austin Airbnb is in a great location that’s within walking distance to some of the best restaurants, bars and events in the city!
Hype House on Rainey Street
The Hype House on Rainey Street is a super cool Airbnb that can sleep 8 guests in 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms.
Photos from listing, book on VRBO.
Still looking for fun places to stay? Check out this list of even more cool rentals in Austin!
Which of these coolest Airbnbs in Austin was your favorite!? Lets me know in the comments or send me a DM on Instagram!
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