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When you visit Cincinnati, Ohio, it’s fun to catch a Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball game, check out the Cincinnati Art Museum, and spend time at the trendy bars and highly rated restaurants. Eden Park, the zoo and botanical garden, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and the Riverwalk are also top attractions in Cincinnati. At the end of your days of sightseeing, it’s nice to come back to a place that feels like home, which is one reason why local Airbnbs are popular. Here is some top Cincinnati Airbnbs to choose from.
This four-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is a great choice for up to four guests. It’s at the top of a four-unit building and in an old historic home. You’ll love the bright and airy space, rooftop balcony, open loft-style, and free street parking. Guests have their own floor with a separate entrance and kitchen. Other perks are TV streaming services and kitchen amenities, including a fridge, microwave, and coffeemaker. You can also use the gas grill but need to provide and fill the gas for the propane tank.
This Cincinnati condo has two bedrooms and one bath, making it ideal for up to four guests in Cincinnati. This is a beautiful and newly renovated space that is the top of a two-story property. It has a large private balcony and is a half block from Washington Park and Music Hall. There’s a kitchen here for preparing meals, lots of natural light, and free parking in a private lot. Pets are not allowed at this condo.
Meanwhile, this condo is available on Airbnb and works well for four guests. It has two beds and 1.5 baths in the heart of OTR. The unit has a washer and dryer, private balcony, stainless steel appliances, and hardwood floors. You’ll also enjoy the open layout and is a half block off Vine where some of the best restaurants and bars of the city are located. There’s a fully stocked kitchen with everything you need to cook meals here. Also provided are bedding and towels. Business travelers enjoy staying here because of the high-speed Wi-Fi and work desk.
This stunning Airbnb is a modern and brand-new house that has about 2,500 square feet of space that are spread across three floors. The home has three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms to accommodate eight guests. The perks of staying here are the rooftop patio with awesome views of the city, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry rooms, and garage parking for two cars. Book this Cincinnati Airbnb for a stylish space with plenty of entertainment areas for your group.
Here’s a Cincinnati Airbnb that has one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms in a prime location next to Washington Park. It sleeps four people and has a great view of Music Hall. This unique urban space has a lot to offer, including high ceilings, a parking spot, a large kitchen, custom cabinetry, and bamboo flooring. You’ll be in a historic 1890 building that has been renovated to create eight chic downtown lofts. Also, it is within walking and biking distance from some of the best new restaurants and bars in the city.
Situated on about 11 acres of land and just off of Expressway 275, the Cincinnati Hideaway is 25 minutes from downtown. It’s a great place for travelers who want a country-style setting for their vacation but also to be near the city. The Airbnb rental is a guest house and part of a larger compound at the property. However, you’ll be in your own detached house that is gated and private. Guests can use the pool in the summer, Wi-Fi, full kitchen, fire pit, grill, and outdoor seating. The guest house accommodates two people and has one bedroom and one bathroom.
For your trip to Cincinnati, you can stay in this renovated condo that has one bedroom and one bathroom. It is located in the brewery district and a great place to be if you love craft beer. There are also artisanal restaurants and small cafes in this area of town. The condo is in a historic building that has features from the 1890s and also modern upgrades, such as brand-new appliances and a comfy bed. Known as The Parlor, this Airbnb is ideal for people wanting to be in the bustling entertainment district. However, the master bedroom is in the back and surrounded by brick, so it’s not too loud for sleeping.
You can stay in the Swing House for a whimsical vacation in Cincinnati for you and one other person. This is a stand-alone property with a 30-foot swing inside. the home comes with access to both levels of the house, plus the front and back yards. There are a few stairs you must climb to get in and out of the house. The kitchen is basic but is equipped with a mini-fridge with freezer, coffee, tea, milk, almond milk, and instant oatmeal.
A highly rated Airbnb option for larger groups is this three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom home that sleeps 10 guests. It is a 2,000-square-foot house in a walkable area of Oakley, which is one of the best parts of Cincinnati. The home comes with child amenities if you are traveling with little ones, heating and cooling through a Nest thermostat and a coffeemaker with various pods in the kitchen.
This bungalow is an option to stay in nearby Ludlow, Kentucky, which is just 10 minutes from downtown Cincinnati. It accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms and one bath. The apartment also has a full kitchen, private porch, and side yard. From here, you can walk to bars in the up-and-coming city of Ludlow. Also, in walking distance is the Ohio River and a grocery store, while it’s a short drive to Devou Park. Your host donates two percent of the booking price to help provide housing to people in need.
Another fun farm stay option in Cincinnati is perfect for two guests. It has one bed and one bath and is a brewery and winery too that’s about 10 miles north of downtown Cincinnati. You can tour the brewery and urban farm and meet the goats while you’re here! Your host here has two Airbnb properties, and you can rent out both if you like.
You can also have a glamping experience when you are in Cincinnati by staying in this tent on Airbnb. This glamping tent accommodates six guests and has six beds and one bath. It is a mobile glamping tent that can be set up on private properties, on a landowner partner’s property, or in a campground. The heavy-duty canvas tent comes with beds and bedding and even welcomes pets with dog beds. Food packages and additional services can be provided upon request. Add-on items include warm dinners delivered, breakfasts, outdoor movie nights with a projector, and more. There is no fee for dogs unless the landowner or campground charges one.
The Tiny Tailor House is a cute place to stay for two travelers in Cincinnati. It has one bedroom and one bathroom in a 410-square-foot space. The Airbnb is a conversion from an 1888 tailor shop and is located in the historic Mutter Gottes neighborhood. From this location, you can walk to dining, sporting events, shopping, convention centers, and entertainment. The home is near a train track, but the Airbnb host provides a sound machine to help with the noise while you sleep. With this rental, you’ll have exclusive access to the entire home, which features a full kitchen and patio.
For a unique stay in Cincinnati, book this hut in the Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage. It is 10 minutes from downtown Cincinnati and at an urban flower farm. It accommodates two people and has a kitchen and bathroom that are detached from the unit and in the main property building. The hut is solar-powered and built completely from reused materials. It is insulated with five-inch cob walls and has a green living roof, rain catchment, and herb and forest garden. The interior of the hut has a small fridge/freezer and hot plate, while there are two covered decks with seating and a hammock in the outside area. You can heat the rental hut with a space heater and access Wi-Fi in the main house on the property.
Located in the Hartwell neighborhood, this tiny house is ideal for two guests and has one bed and one bath. It’s a cozy and intimate space that has been newly constructed in a private backyard. It’s also in an older neighborhood and on a quiet cul-de-sac. When you stay here, you’ll be close to the expressway, downtown, and grocery stores. The twin-size trundle bed sleeps two, there is free parking on the premises, and a kitchen too. Other amenities are a TV, iron, cooking basics, a private entrance, and bathroom toiletries. This is an affordable and unique place to stay for a couple of nights when you are visiting Cincinnati.
For something really unique and memorable, how about staying on a houseboat when you visit the Cincinnati area? This Take Five houseboat accommodates eight guests in three bedrooms and 1.5 baths. You can also use the bathrooms at the marina. The boat is in a marina on the Ohio River and does not move or leave the dock. Enjoy the fully equipped galley kitchen, the upper deck, and the pool. Both Cincinnati and Covington are close by.
Travis offers his home on Airbnb, which is perfect for two guests in Cincinnati. It has one bed and one bath and is a about 20-minute walk to downtown. From here, you’re also less than a 10-minute walk to Eden Park and the Krohn Conservatory. The space has been recently re-decorated and is the entire third floor of the house. You’ll get a private entrance, a large bedroom, kitchenette, and in-unit washer and dryer in this apartment. Come here for a charming place that’s full of character because the house is more than 110 years old!
This farm stay is an ideal place for one guest with one bed and 1.5 baths. This is a quiet place to stay in a private room that’s located in an old farmhouse. When you stay here, you will be close to the Northside and Clifton entertainment districts, breweries, restaurants, and coffeehouses. The farm is 4.5 acres with organic/biodynamic gardens, orchards, pond, and meadow. Onsite you’ll find sheep, chickens, bees, a rabbit, dogs, and cats. You’ll sometimes find programs and workshops at the farm. Enjoy coffee, tea, fresh eggs, visiting with the animals, and riding a bike across at the Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum.