Phoenix is an exciting vacation destination in Arizona and a memorable stop on a longer journey. Its year-round toasty temperatures and interesting landscape can be an exciting escape for travelers. Phoenix is near significant sites like the Desert Botanical Garden, Sedona Red Rocks and age-old dwellings. Within the city are different neighborhoods, each with their own unique vibe, from artsy to historic. Staying at an Airbnb during your vacation in Phoenix is both affordable and offers more comfortable than most hotels, and these are our top picks.
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Guest House lodging offers a sweet deal when looking for affordable Airbnbs. With a rock accented pool and a hot tub just steps from the door, this guest house couldn’t be more perfectly situated in Uptown Phoenix. Simple and small, but with way more space than a hotel room, guests have a cozy sleeping space and a cute bathroom. Little extras like a coffee machine and closet are also included.
In the Fairview Historic District of downtown Phoenix, the small casita is minimalist and very affordable. Certain perks at this Airbnb make for an extra fun stay, like the ladder accessible sleeping loft and tin enclosed outdoor shower, which is amazing on hot summer days. The host goes above and beyond, even providing tasty snacks and drinks.
Modern with a capital “M”, the open concept dual level apartment has a chic industrial theme, within just the right amount of space. Fitting seamlessly into the Biltmore and Arcadia neighborhood, the space also features funky aspects like a garage door wall. All the eclectic eateries may deter you from using the gourmet kitchen, but who wants to cooks when glider plane and hot air balloon rides are just a glimpse of all the nearby excursions?
This polished guest house is made from pieces of a shipping container, giving it an edgy aesthetic. Inside, the space is cleanly decorated, and the outdoor space is meticulously designed as well. A gas fire pit is wonderful to lounge by at night, and it’s hard to part from the pool during the day. The lawn is lush and welcoming—the entire outdoor area is flawless. As a bonuse, the hosts of this shipping container gem are quite gracious and accommodating.
Cacti fittingly adorn the exterior of this Arizona casita, and the light, bright feel continues inside. A micro kitchen with farmhouse sink and floating shelving meets basic needs for longer trips, and the rain shower is enveloped in intriguing round blue tiles. Wood floors flow through the entire house, and a large glass door opens up to a string light lit patio with bistro table, where you’ll likely want to have your coffee every morning.
With charming Spanish Colonial design, this small guest house has some interesting features that travelers will adore. A wooden staircase stretches to the warmly hued loft, which used to be an open sun deck. The lively courtyard has a covered seating area, fire pit, and a little water feature where you’ll likely see birds in the morning. Located in the Historic District, interesting places to eat and iconic things to see aren’t far away.
The entire exterior of this apartment has the most precious Spanish Colonial appeal, with its colorful touches and arched entrance. Things take a modern turn inside as subway tiles are highlighted in the bathroom and wooden floors add a welcoming touch to the bedroom-living space combo. Guests still will find a kitchen with a breakfast bar and a washer and dryer in this cozy space.
Simplicity at its best, this sleek guest house is located in beloved Coronado. The walls are white, as is the vintage-esque tile in the bathrooms, the wooden ceilings add a sense of warmth, and the industrial floors a touch artistic flare. The space is refreshing while also being a wonderful place to mentally disconnect.
This Airbnb features comfy beds, a full kitchen and all the basics, but the pool is next level. They got it right when naming this place “Desert Oasis” because the back yard is just that. Front and center is the inviting pool with a cool rock feature. An outdoor kitchen is accompanied by plenty of seating both covered and open. A wood-burning chiminea adds that sense of real Arizona when hosting a nighttime swim session. It’s paradise in Phoenix.