Last Updated July 9, 2021 7/9/2021

15 Coolest Airbnb Rentals in Columbus, Ohio

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For an urban escape that has a little something for everyone, have you considered a trip to Columbus, Ohio? It’s a fun place to visit for sports fan, music and theater lovers, and business travelers who attend various conventions here. For a unique travel experience that goes beyond just the standard city hotel, book one of these awesome Airbnb rentals in Columbus, Ohio for your upcoming trip.

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Italian Village Carriage House + Parking
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A quaint setting for your Columbus stay

Italian Village Carriage House + Parking

Quaint and charming, this carriage house is perfect for two people and in walking distance from the Short North Arts District and the Columbus Convention Center. There are lots of great restaurants, breweries, and nightlife within walking distance too. You’ll be in an 850-square-foot space that is separate from the host’s main house and has its own entrance. The rental comes with a gourmet kitchen, king-size bed, Wi-Fi, and laundry machines. Meanwhile, the outdoor area has a great patio for enjoying the manicured lawn and relaxing after a long day of being out in the city. Book this Airbnb to be in a highly walkable area.

Weinland Park Short North Duplex
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A perfect spot to chill in the evenings

Weinland Park Short North Duplex

Many guests have stayed at this Airbnb house rental that accommodates four people and has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It’s a rustic/modern duplex space with Wi-Fi, TV streaming, laundry machines, and a kitchen. The other side of the duplex is also available to rent via Airbnb. Your booking here comes with at least one off-street parking space. The host provides you with a list of local recommendations if you’re looking for great bars and restaurants in the area. The Short North Arts District is just a couple blocks away from the unit.

Open Loft with Balcony Near Scioto River + Dining
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You'll love the open space and modern vibe

Open Loft with Balcony Near Scioto River + Dining

A great loft space for two people is this Airbnb rental with one bedroom and one bath. It has a stocked kitchen, laundry machines, modern shower, and queen-size bed. There’s a fitness center onsite to get a workout in and multiple paid parking options nearby in a surface lot and indoor garage. The apartment is equipped with TVs for streaming your shows. Children are welcome here, but families should know the space is not baby-proofed. This loft is located between Columbus Commons and Scioto Mile, so you’ll love this location for your trip.

Cozy Studio with Amenities
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Light and breezy vibes all around

Cozy Studio with Amenities

Up to three people can stay at this Airbnb apartment that’s a studio space with two beds and one bath. It is an ideal place to explore German Village and is a favorite spot among business and leisure travelers. The apartment comes with free street parking and is stocked with everything you need. Laundry machines are also available. If this rental property is already booked, you should know that there are five other units in the building that you can rent as well.

German Village Luxury, Charm and Relaxation
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Unique architecture for your unique trip

German Village Luxury, Charm and Relaxation

Another option is to stay in this stylish house that has one bedroom and one bathroom. It accommodates three people and is close to lots of local attractions. Within a five- to 10-minute drive, you can check out downtown and Short North. This space is bright and tidy with a second-story porch to enjoy the views and fresh air. There’s a queen-size bed and futon couch for sleeping. Street parking is free and easy. Other perks are the kitchen, Wi-Fi, TV, and laundry machines.

RiverSouth Loft Near Bicentennial Park with Balcony
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Plenty of natural light to brighten your day

RiverSouth Loft Near Bicentennial Park with Balcony

Here’s a loft space for two guests planning a trip to Columbus. It has one bedroom and one bath in an open loft atmosphere. The kitchen is stocked for making simple meals, while there’s also a washer and dryer to do laundry. The space has a queen-size bed, couch, stainless-steel appliance, granite countertop, and lots of natural light. You can work out in the fitness center in the building and park in a lot or garage nearby. Roku TV and internet are provided.

Insanely Walkable Open Concept with Washer/Dryer
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A homey atmosphere in Short North

Insanely Walkable Open Concept with Washer/Dryer

Airbnb guests rate this condo very highly because of its upscale furnishings and great location. You can walk to lots of places to eat and drink within half a mile. The condo also comes with a smart TV, Wi-Fi, nice furniture, and bathroom toiletries. Guests will have a king-size bed to sleep in here. Parking is available behind the condo, which is conveniently located on the bus line. The host provides a notebook with suggestions on events and fun things to do.

The Manor- 3rd Floor Loft Apt. Close to Downtown
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Definitely an impressive place for a vacation rental

The Manor- 3rd Floor Loft Apt. Close to Downtown

The Manor is a unique Airbnb rental that sleeps up to six people. It is a 1,000-square-foot loft that is separate from the main residence and has a private entrance. The apartment has two queen-size beds, a washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TV with Netflix. From here, you can walk to the Franklin Park Conservatory and downtown Columbus. You’ll be on the third floor, which means climbing stairs is required.

Entire Apartment, Great Location, & Fast WiFi
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Cozy, romantic, and relaxing

Entire Apartment, Great Location, & Fast WiFi

Here’s a highly rated apartment option that works well for two guests in Columbus. It has one bedroom and one bath in Victorian Village. It’s a short walk from here to the nightlife in Short North and Goodale Park. You’ll be in a historic part of town and enjoy a romantic and peaceful stay here. Amenities offered at the apartment include Wi-Fi, a kitchen, free street parking, and laundry machines.

Great Amenities at Shumacher Place & German Village
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Cozy for evenings you choose to stay in

Great Amenities at Shumacher Place & German Village

There are Airbnb bungalows to rent as well, including this one for up to five people. It has two bedrooms and one bath, as well as a private yard and porch. The host lives on the premises in the lower-level basement apartment, but you’ll have your own area for privacy. Guests here have access to laundry, Wi-Fi, TV streaming services, and complimentary coffee and bottled water.

Newly Renovated Short North Guesthouse
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An open floor plan with all the essentials

Newly Renovated Short North Guesthouse

This popular Airbnb guesthouse sleeps four people and has one bedroom and one bath. It is a detached home with a loft-style interior in Short North/Italian Village. The space is about 700 square feet in size and has a private entrance and dedicated off-street parking. It also has a full kitchen, brand-new furniture, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances. You can request to have access to the fenced backyard, patio, and gas grill. This is a pet-friendly rental so you can bring your pup along.

Modern Urban Walk-Up 1.5 Miles from Downtown
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Be just minutes from downtown when you're here

Modern Urban Walk-Up 1.5 Miles from Downtown

Up to five people can stay at this apartment that has one bedroom, three beds, and one bath in Columbus. It’s minutes from downtown in Olde Towne East and near Columbus State and CCAD. There are Roku TVs, free Wi-Fi, and free off-street parking here. Guests should know that this is a third-floor walkup so it is necessary to climb stairs. For more than two guests, there’s a living room sofa and bedroom sofa that convert into beds.

Art at 185 German Village
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Get into the artsy vibe during your stay

Art at 185 German Village

You’ll be in the heart of German Village when you book this Airbnb for two people. It’s a studio apartment in Columbus that displays local art and is within walking distance from the German Village restaurants. The space dates back to the 1890s but feels bigger inside than it looks. The studio is in a quiet neighborhood, and Roku TV and internet are provided by the host. Book this Airbnb to learn about local art and for an affordable and highly rated place to stay.

Converted Historic Railroad House
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Guests get a restful night's sleep here

Converted Historic Railroad House

This converted railroad house is now a one-bedroom home in the Merion Village, which is adjacent to German Village. There are lots of restaurants and parks nearby, and you’ll be within 15 minutes of the Columbus Convention Center. The home comes with a full kitchen, laundry machines, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and lots of free parking. It accommodates up to four people and is a brick house on a brick street. Come here to enjoy a historic urban area that’s very walking- and biking-friendly.

The White Brick Studio at OSU & Short North
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A well-appointed space for two

The White Brick Studio at OSU & Short North

This entire apartment is available to rent on Airbnb for two people in Columbus. It’s a studio space with a private outdoor entrance that’s between Short North and Ohio State University. From here, it’s easy to walk to shops, restaurants, and nightlife. With this rental, you’ll get a kitchen with basic appliances and cookware, queen foam mattress, small seating area, desk, and TV. The rental is a first-floor unit in an early-1900s house that’s not soundproof, so you may hear other people in the building. If you are staying for a week or longer, laundry machines are available in the basement.

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