Milwaukee is a fun Midwestern city to visit, especially if you enjoy festivals, breweries, and really delicious comfort foods. There are lots of hotels in downtown Milwaukee and the surrounding neighborhoods, but you can also stay in an Airbnb to get a more local and unique experience. Here are our top picks for Airbnbs for rent in Milwaukee.

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Penthouse Apartment in Heart of Downtown Bedroom at Penthouse Apartment in Heart of Downtown
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Bedroom at Penthouse Apartment in Heart of Downtown

Penthouse Apartment in Heart of Downtown

This penthouse apartment is available on Airbnb and accommodates up to four guests with one bedroom and one bath. It is in the historic Third Ward area of Milwaukee and often offers special discounts for long-term stays. This is a quiet place to stay and not a place to make a lot of noise or host a party. There’s a queen bed in the bedroom and an air mattress for guests. The kitchen is stocked with essentials, there are full-size appliances, and free-Wi-Fi and a smart TV for your tech needs. You can park in the paid parking garages nearby or use the metered street parking. Keep in mind that this property faces an atrium where weddings take place, so you may hear noise from weddings on Friday and Saturday nights.

Your Own Room in an Historic Home Exterior of Your Own Room in an Historic Home
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Exterior of Your Own Room in an Historic Home

Your Own Room in an Historic Home

Another popular option in Milwaukee is this room in a historic home in Brewer’s Hill. This room works well for two guests and has a shared bath. The home was built in 1872 and yet has lots of modern conveniences. The room has a queen bed and is cozy and comfy. There is a resident dog onsite named Trystan who you can get to know. The bathroom is downstairs on the main floor, the closet is stocked with towels and toiletries, and the kitchen is available for guests to use. There’s a nice yard with a garden here, free parking for up to three nights, and a shared living room too.

Luxury 3rd Ward Condo Kitchen at Luxury 3rd Ward Condo
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Kitchen at Luxury 3rd Ward Condo

Luxury 3rd Ward Condo

Meanwhile, this luxury condo is available on Airbnb in the historic Third Ward and can accommodate up to six guests in four beds and one bath. The condo measures 1,000 square feet in size and is decorated with high-end furnishings. It’s great for a small family or business traveler. You’ll be in the heart of the restaurant and business districts while staying here. Guests have access to the community patio and lobby area. There’s a yoga studio and Orange Theory Fitness gym on the first floor of the building. Stay here for a quiet time in Milwaukee – no parties allowed!

Downtown Urban Garden Glamping Downtown Urban Garden Glamping
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Downtown Urban Garden Glamping

Downtown Urban Garden Glamping

A truly unique way to experience Milwaukee is to stay in this camper for an urban glamping experience. Two guests can stay in this adorable camper in an urban garden that’s within walking distance of lots of attractions. You can check out downtown, Brady Street, and the lakefront via shared bike service from here. The camper comes with two TVs, towels, and bedding. There’s a yard and fire pit with plenty of wood for guests to enjoy. For cooking, there is a gas stove and induction plate available

Beautiful Bay View MKE Flat Beautiful Bay View MKE Flat
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Beautiful Bay View MKE Flat

Beautiful Bay View MKE Flat

You can have this apartment all to yourself with two guests in Milwaukee. The apartment has one bed and one bath on the upper level of an 1870s Polish flat in the heart of the Bay View neighborhood. Inside you’ll find an efficiency kitchen, living room, bedroom, and renovated bathroom with a walk-in shower. Your hosts live on the lower level when they are in town, although their space may be rented out to guests when they are traveling. Stay here to be close to the Third Ward, East Side, Mitchell Park, and Summerfest.

Historic Home, Private First Floor Inside Historic Home, Private First Floor
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Inside Historic Home, Private First Floor

Historic Home, Private First Floor

This historic home in Riverwest has a private room that is available to rent through Airbnb. It has one bed and one private bath and is on a quiet street near downtown and the lakefront. If you stay here for multiple nights, you’ll enjoy discounts and free beer! The private room is on the first floor and has a full-size bed and a private living room. Guests here have their own entrance with patio seating and free and easy street parking by the house. Light breakfasts are provided, and the front porch is great for enjoying drinks. This space is close to bikes for rent, Lakefront Brewery, and some great restaurants.

Rhapsody on Blue View of Rhapsody on Blue
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View of Rhapsody on Blue

Rhapsody on Blue

To fully take advantage of Milwaukee’s lakefront location, book this sailboat for your Airbnb stay. This is a charming and romantic spot that sleeps two comfortably but up to three people. The boat is at a marina that is within walking distance to downtown, breweries, lakefront trails, and the Lower East side. There is an outdoor seating area in the cockpit, and the cabin has a small kitchenette and two couches in the living space. Head down to the marina’s public bathroom for showers, but there is a toilet and sink aboard the boat. Stay here for a glamping experience that you’ll never forget.

Clock Tower Loft Close to Key Attractions Clock Tower Loft Close to Key Attractions
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Clock Tower Loft Close to Key Attractions

Clock Tower Loft Close to Key Attractions

You can also stay in this Airbnb in Walker’s Point with up to four guests. It has one bed and one bath and is illuminated by the Rockwell Clock Tower in this hip Milwaukee neighborhood. There’s a balcony with garden views, and you’ll be close to shared bike rentals, Harley Davidson, Miller Park, and the lakefront. It’s an ideal spot for solo travelers, business travelers, and couples. The space is quiet and cozy with a private coach house apartment setting over an attached garage. The host lives in the adjacent flat and does not allow loud music or parties.

Brew City Airstream Evening at Brew City Airstream
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Evening at Brew City Airstream

Brew City Airstream

Another great glamping experience in Milwaukee is this Airstream that sleeps up to three guests comfortably. You’ll have this camper to yourself in the hip Bay View neighborhood. The camper is in a fenced-in backyard with a patio table, grill, and firepit. It’s also within walking distance to local beer gardens and cafes. This is a 2007, 25-foot camper with a stocked kitchen, living room, and bathroom with a shower. For families with children, the camper can accommodate four guests.

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Inside Chic Upper Level Home

Chic Upper Level Home

This townhouse is available on Airbnb and a chic space that accommodates up to six guests. Guests have a private entrance to access the townhome, which is in the Lower East Side neighborhood and below an upscale coffee shop. You’ll love the location of this property and its restored touches with 1800s history. The home is within a mile from the New Fiserv Forum, while Brady Street offers eclectic shops, nightlife, and dining. Towels and toiletries are provided in the home, as well as Wi-Fi and TV with streaming options.

Budget Guest House Bedroom at Budget Guest House
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Bedroom at Budget Guest House

Budget Guest House

Located in Halyard Park, this guest house is a great choice for up to five guests in Milwaukee. Two stories tall and measuring 1,500 square feet, this Airbnb has five beds and one bath. You’re only about four blocks from Buck’s Stadium, Riverside Theatre, and other top attractions and facilities in the city. Amenities include Wi-Fi, refrigerator, microwave, cooking utensils, washer and dryer, three parking spaces, a fenced parking space, and a backyard. As a guest, you’ll have access to everything except a storage room.

Central Locale Home Living space at Central Locale Home
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Living space at Central Locale Home

Central Locale Home

This Sherman Park home in Milwaukee is great for up to eight guests. It has four bedrooms and 1.5 baths and is a quick drive from multiple freeways that get you to everything in Milwaukee. This 1,500-square-foot space has a laundry area, security cameras, and kitchen complete with cookware and essentials. It is available for both short-term and long-term stays. It’s also a family-friendly spot that has toys and games for kids available.

Thomas Hideaway Deck at Thomas Hideaway
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Deck at Thomas Hideaway

Thomas Hideaway

This apartment is available on Airbnb and located in the Riverside Park neighborhood. Here you’ll be close to grocery stores, parks, shops, nightlife, and much more. It is an East Side Airbnb that’s cozy with a sunny balcony and requires two flights of stairs to access. It’s ideal for couples, solo travelers, and business travelers.

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East Side Home

East Side Home

This home on Airbnb works well for up to six guests and has three bedrooms and one bath. It is close to Lake Park, Historic Downer Avenue for shopping, and UWM. The prairie-style duplex was designed by a local architect and dates back to 1925. Home chefs enjoy the kitchen here. The space has private access, onsite parking, and a patio you can use. Your host lives in the unit below.

Historic Home Near Fiserv Seating at Historic Home Near Fiserv
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Seating at Historic Home Near Fiserv

Historic Home Near Fiserv

The last highly-rated Airbnb we’ll mention here and great for up to eight guests. It has three bedrooms and 1.5 baths in the Riverwest neighborhood. This home was built in 1875 and right next to Kadish Park. Guest perks include fast Wi-Fi, in-unit washer and dryer, dishwasher, board games, sleeper sofa, oven, and queen beds in each of the three bedrooms. This Airbnb is dog-friendly and has quiet hours between 10pm and 8am. Free street parking is available in front of the house.