23 Coolest Hill Country Airbnbs – Unique and Unusual Stays in Central Texas

Looking for a cool place to stay on a Hill Country getaway? From castles to treehouses, and even an old train car, here’s a list of the 23 Coolest Hill Country Airbnbs + VRBO rentals:

**UPDATED AUG 2022**


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Coolest Hill Country Airbnbs

The Glass House: Hill Country Tiny Home Escape​

This gorgeous tiny home has glass walls on 3-sides and is situated on 72 acres of the Hill Country giving you the ultimate private, secluded getaway. 

Cool Hill Country Glass House Airbnb

It has a great little patio, pool, and hot tub!

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

SKYHOUSE Canyon Lake

How incredible is the view from this SKYHOUSE home in Canyon Lake?! This house sleeps 10 guests and was featured in Texas Monthly! 

SKYHOUSE Canyon Lake Airbnb
SKYHOUSE Canyon Lake - Hill Country Airbnb

Photos from Airbnb, book on Airbnb.

Hill Country Hammock House Airbnb

This cool Hill Country Airbnb is located on a secluded piece of land about an hour outside of Austin. The biggest draw of this place? An amazing Hammock deck off the master bedroom! 

Hill Country Hammock House

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Live Oak Treehouse at HoneyTree Farm

This adorable treehouse is one of the Hill Country’s most popular listings, it’s typically booked out months and months in advance! From this walk through video, it’s no surprise why! 

Live Oak Treehouse Airbnb
Live Oak Treehouse in Texas

Cliffside Airstream - Casita Coyote

This cute Airstream rental is located right on the cliffside with a view that goes on forever! It’s a great place to get away and enjoy the Texas Hill Country.

Casita Coyote - Cool Hill Country Airbnb
Hill Country Airstream with a view

The interior is so cute! 

Hill Country Airstream Airbnb
Hill Country Airbnb Airstream

Photos from VRBO, book here.

Casa Artista

How incredible is that Hill Country view from this home!? Located near Wimberley, this house is perfect for a quiet weekend getaway.

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

Large Home West of Austin - Coolest Airbnb Interior!

While this large, quirky Airbnb looks pretty cool from the outside alone, just wait till you see the interior… It can host up to 15 people and even has a pool and zipline! 

Coolest Hill Country Airbnbs

Photos from Airbnb, book on Airbnb.

Blue Skies Resort with 5 renovated 1961 Shastas

Stay in a cool 1961 retro Shasta at Blue Skies Resort!  You can rent out all 5 Shastas or rent each one individually.

Retro Shastas Texas Airbnb

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

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Butterfly Cottage

This cool biophilic cottage is located on 67 acres outside of Austin in the Ardor Wood Farm! It has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, and sleeps 2. 

Butterfly Cottage Airbnb near Austin
Butterfly Cottage Airbnb near COTA

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Cliffside Hill Country Luxury Home

How incredible are all those windows on this Hill Country Airbnb!? Located near Wimberley, this beautiful home sits on the edge of a cliff and has an amazing view.

Cliffside Hill Country Airbnb
Hill Country Airbnb Glass

Photos from listing, book on VRBO .

The Sweet Serengeti Cabin

While this Airbnb’s architecture/design may not be as incredible as some of the others on this list, The Sweet Serengeti Cabin is on here for a reason: it’s home to some amazing, exotic animals! 

Get up close are personal with Zebras, donkeys, ostriches, and more! The Sweet Serengeti Cabin can sleep up to 8 guests.

Sweet Serengeti Airbnb in Texas

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Most Unique + Quirky Hill Country Airbnbs

Geodome Airbnb with Lake View

This Geodome Airbnb is such a cool rental home! Located in Leander, it has 5 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 guests. 

Geodome Airbnb in Texas

While the outside is unique and funky, the inside is gorgeous! Plus it has a great deck with treetop and lake views.

Hill Country Geodome Airbnb
Cool Geodome Airbnb Deck

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Beautiful Chapel Airbnb

This Airbnb is a gorgeous chapel in Wimberley. A unique stay, this chapel is as beautiful inside as it is outside!

Beautiful Chapel Airbnb Hill Country Weekend Road Trip
Chapel Airbnb - Texas Hill Country

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Retro School Bus Airbnb

This retro school bus was converted into a super cool Airbnb! It’s located outside of Austin and is a great place for an unusual Central Texas getaway!

cool school bus airbnb near Austin

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

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Austin Hill Country Chapel

This is another cute little chapel that you can rent on Airbnb! It can sleep up to 6 guests, but would also make a great place to stay for romantic couple’s weekend!

Hill Country Chapel Rental on Airbnb
Hill Country Chapel Rental

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Train Car at The Antlers Inn

Ever stayed in an old train car? This Hill Country Airbnb lets you do just that! There are 4 trains available for rent:

Unique Hill Country Airbnbs - train stay

Photos from Airbnb.

Conestoga "Glamping" Wagons

Not into trains? How about an old school wagon? This Conestoga Glamping Wagons can sleep up to 4 people!

Conestoga Wagon Airbnb

Photo from Airbnb, book here.

Modern A-frame Cabin in Hill Country

How beautiful is this A-frame cabin tucked into the beautiful Hill Country?! 

Photos from VRBO, book here.

Power Plant Airbnb in Texas

Adjacent to the original Seguin Municipal Power Plant, this Airbnb sits on 3 acres along the Guadalupe River. It’s a great choice for big groups as it can sleep up to 16 guests!

power plant coolest hill country airbnb
unique airbnb - power plant in Texas Hill Country

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

Coolest Luxury Hill Country Airbnbs

Castle Falkenstein - Hill Country Castle Airbnb

Ever wanted to stay in a castle? Well, now you can! Castle Falkenstein is located near Burnet, Texas, and is available to rent on VRBO! You HAVE to see more photos of the inside here.

Castle Falkenstein - incredible castle airbnb for rent in Texas

The view of the Hill Country from the castle is incredible!

Castle Falkenstein - castle you can rent in Texas

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

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Square H Ranch - Hill Country

Situated on 750-acres, Square H Ranch is an awesome property in the Hill Country for families of big groups! The main lodge has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. The property has a pool, sauna, hot tub, lots of games and entertainment, and even has a water slide!

square H ranch - HIll Country Airbnb

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

N.K. Harper Barnhouse at Legacy Ranch

The N.K. Harper Barnhouse sits on 12 gated and private acres that is Legacy Ranch. It’s a great location only being 8 minutes from Main St in Fredericksburg!

N.K. Harper Barnhouse Airbnb

If you’re lucky enough to stay during the holidays, they put up a huge, gorgeous Christmas tree!

Photos from listing, book on VRBO.

Italian Villa in the Texas Hill Country

This beautiful Italian style villa is located on 8-acres of land and is home to alpacas, llamas, miniature donkeys, and sheep! 

Villa Airbnb - Texas Hill Country
Italian Villa Airbnb in Texas

Photos from Airbnb, book here.

How cool are those Hill Country Airbnbs?! Which one would you book first? Let me know in the comments or send me a DM on Instagram. For more awesome Airbnbs in Texas, check out these posts:


xx Chels

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