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12 Coolest Airbnbs in St. Louis

Perhaps best known for its famous arch, sports teams, and iconic beer, St. Louis is a crossroads of America. The top Missouri city has a central location, lots of history to learn about, and some amazing barbecue too. Many first-time travelers to the city stay in a hotel, but there are also lots of great Airbnb options to choose from. For a unique and locally focused St. Louis experience, consider these top Airbnb properties.

ArtBnB: Enjoy the Curated Comforts of Home Room at Artbnb
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ArtBnB: Enjoy the Curated Comforts of Home

One Airbnb that is particularly popular is this ArtBnb, which can accommodate up to five guests. You’ll have this whole house to yourself and enjoy being in a good location to access Soulard, Lafayette Square, Cherokee Street, and Tower Grove South. This is an opportunity to ditch the hotel chains and embrace your artsy vibe. Guests enjoy the lightly stocked kitchen, patio, garden, grill, firepit, kennel, and parking pad. Your host is a local theater producer, renovator, and mixed media artist who owns the building. The property is a monarch butterfly sanctuary and has native plant rain gardens, an art studio, and two other rental units. Parking is free on the premises.

Penthouse 2 bedroom in Center of Downtown Inside downtown penthouse
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Penthouse 2 bedroom in Center of Downtown

You can also stay in this two-bedroom penthouse in St. Louis with up to four guests. It has two beds and one bathroom, and you’ll have the whole loft to yourself. Enjoy the large windows throughout the penthouse and being close to all the city’s major attractions. From here, you can even walk to the Arch, Busch Stadium, City Museum, and much more. Restaurants, cafes, and grocery stores are all close by too. Guests who stay here take note of the designer furniture, fully stocked kitchen, and large television with Netflix. The Airbnb is in a building with an elevator for accessibility.

Vintage Travel Trailer Experience Exterior of Vintage Travel Trailer
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Vintage Travel Trailer Experience

For something truly unique when you stay in St. Louis, book this vintage travel trailer in the heart of the city. It is within walking distance to nightlife, shopping, and restaurants and also close to the Anheuser Busch brewery. You’ll be in a historic neighborhood and close to Soulard, Lafayette Square, and downtown from here. This trailer is on the property behind your host’s home. It can accommodate up to four guests and has a private bathroom with a bathtub but no shower. An outdoor fire pit is available too.

The Tiniest House in Soulard Kitchen in tiny house
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The Tiniest House in Soulard

This Soulard tiny house is close to bars and restaurants and can accommodate two guests. You’ll have the house to yourself and get to enjoy the shared backyard too. Pontiac Park is across the street. Built around 1897, this tiny house measures 340 square feet. It was originally used by a businessman who made and repaired umbrellas. Now it has been renovated and has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and lots of amenities. Guest perks include free Wi-Fi, free on-street parking, and cold Anheuser-Busch beer in the fridge.

Rustic Hideaway on Antique Row Room at Rustic Hideaway
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Rustic Hideaway on Antique Row

This beautiful apartment is also a popular Airbnb in St. Louis for two guests. It’s on Historic Antique Row/Cherokee Street and a private getaway with vintage décor. Just outside the door, you’ll find indie cafes, bakeries, and taquerias. You’re also just 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis and five minutes from Highway 44. Guests here get a full kitchen, back alley access, full private workspace area, and free private gravel parking spot. Keep in mind that this area is becoming a high-traffic destination, so it gets busy with all types of people.

Safe, Private Apartment with Easy Access Exterior of private apartment
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Safe, Private Apartment with Easy Access

Meanwhile, this quaint apartment on Airbnb can accommodate up to two guests with one bedroom and one bathroom. It’s located between two major highways for easy access and is decorated with handmade tapestries from India. Guests have a private entrance, kitchen with refrigerator, coffee and tea, laundry room, hot plate, living room, bedroom, and dining room.

The Rabbit Hole Room at the Rabbit Hole
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The Rabbit Hole

This 450-square-foot guesthouse is an Airbnb property that works well for up to four guests with two beds and one bathroom. It is across the street from Tower Grove Park and two blocks from the botanical gardens. The home is the in historic Shaw neighborhood and within five miles of local tourist attractions. The Rabbit Hole has a full kitchen with amenities, as well as a new patio out back with access to a grill.

Unique Carriage House at Humphrey Homestead Unique Carriage House at Humphrey Homestead
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Unique Carriage House at Humphrey Homestead

Here’s a bright and fun industrial studio in St. Louis that can sleep six people and has one bathroom. It has an open floor plan, local artwork on the walls, plaints, art supplies, games, and books for guests. You’ll have a kitchen here and also local coffee and bread provided by the host. From here, it’s easy to check out Tower Grove Park, the botanical gardens, South Grand, and the Morganford Business District. If you are a light sleeper, it’s a good idea to bring earplugs and an eye mask with you to stay here. You’ll have access to a shared patio, garden, and trampoline when you stay in this historic house. The home is LGBTQ-friendly and kid-friendly.

Cozy, Old World Charm Apartment in Benton Park A lovely location and ambiance
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Cozy, Old World Charm Apartment in Benton Park

This very popular Airbnb has been rated highly by many guests and is a good option for up to five people. It features high ceilings, a great location, and nice views. The home is up a flight of stairs and in the heart of the city. It has a BBQ pit, outdoor furniture, kitchen, queen-size bed in the bedroom, and couch and air mattress in the living room. Wi-Fi, TV, and free parking are also available here.

Centrally Located Mid-Century Modern Retreat A cozy retreat close to things you want to do
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Centrally Located Mid-Century Modern Retreat

Stay at this Airbnb apartment when you want to be in the heart of St. Louis and have a mix of modern and historic touches. It has one bedroom and one bathroom to accommodate up to four people with a mid-century modern vibe. Features of the home are the private deck that is covered, high-speed internet, flat-screen TV, and kitchen with everything you need to cook meals. Well-behaved pets are allowed here too as long as they are 20 pounds or less and you pay a $25 fee per pet.

The Soulard Cottage Bright and open with historic touches
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The Soulard Cottage

A historic St. Louis Airbnb to consider for your trip is this cottage for four people. It is a free-standing cottage that is steps from Soulard hot spots and is ideal for business travelers and sports fans. The first floor has a living space with a convertible couch, TV, and dining area. You’ll also find a stocked kitchen down the hall, as well as an upstairs loft with a comfy bed and storage space.

Sunny South City Guest House Sunny South City Guest House
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Sunny South City Guest House

You’ll have everything you need to be comfortable and experience St. Louis when you book this affordable Airbnb with one bedroom and one bathroom. It is near local businesses in the historic Bevo Mill neighborhood in south St. Louis. Features of the rental include lots of natural light, vaulted ceilings, a queen-size bed, walk-in shower, unique fridge, and breakfast bar. It’s also nice to hear outside to sit under the string lights at the picnic table.

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