Coolest Airbnbs in Austin, Texas

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:


25 Coolest + Most Unique Airbnbs in Austin

Coolest Airbnbs in Austin List

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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.”

Austin Bloomhouse - Coolest Airbnbs in Austin

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! 

the bloomhouse austin airbnb interior

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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!

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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!

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Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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!

All Glass House Austin Airbnb

It has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and can sleep 8. 

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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.

Beehive Home - Coolest Airbnbs in Austin
Austin Beehive airbnb

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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.

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Just look at that view from the pool!

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Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

Prefer Hill Country Views? Check out this post: 23 Coolest Hill Country Airbnbs

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. 

Photos from VRBO. BOOK HERE.

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. 

Photos from VRBO. BOOK HERE.

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. 

Cool Midcentury Modern Downtown Austin Airbnb

I cannot get over this house’s design and retro vibe! Take a look at all the photos on Airbnb

Cool Midcentury Modern Kitchen Airbnb

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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.

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Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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.

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The backyard has an awesome patio and pool!

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Austin governors mansion Airbnb pool

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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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!

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Modern Style Austin Airbnb

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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.

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The inside was recently renovated by a top local designer, it is just incredible inside!

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Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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. 

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And yes, they actually do have pigs!

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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!

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Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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.

I am obsessed with this moody bathroom! Check out photos of all the rooms here.

Moody Bathroom in cool Austin Airbnb

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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. 

Photos from VRBO. BOOK HERE.

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. 

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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!

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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!

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Cool Hotelette airbnb in Austin

HOTELette has 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, and can host up to 8 guests. 

Coolest Airbnb Bedroom - Hotelette

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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. 

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UT Austin Airbnb

The wood in this bathroom is just gorgeous! At the time I am writing this, this home is surprisingly affordable per night.

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Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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.

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They have a great outdoor space that directly overlooks Lake Austin.

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Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

"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!

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Photos listing, book on VRBO.

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.”

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This airbnb has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and can host up to 10 guests. It also has a great outdoor patio/balcony!

Airbnb Zilker Austin

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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! 

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This stunning home has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and can host 10 guests.

Photos from Airbnb. BOOK HERE.

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. 

Rainey Street Coolest Airbnbs in Austin

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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xx Chels