Alyssa has been writing about exciting travel topics for Trips to Discover since 2013. After living the big city life in Chicago, Washington, DC, and Atlanta, Alyssa sold the bulk of her possessions and became a digital nomad, living full-time in her camper and working from wherever she could find an outlet and an internet connection for her laptop.
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People visit Houston for all sorts of reasons, such as to see the sights, visit family and attend sporting events. The city has plenty of great hotels to suit any type of traveler, but you can also live more like a local and perhaps save money too when you visit by renting an Airbnb for your stay. Here are some of the top Airbnbs in Houston for every budget and travel style.
It’s also fun to stay in a tiny house for your trip to Houston, such as Jerry’s popular place in Midtown. This tiny house has a bedroom, kitchen, living space, and full bathroom. Guests can even rent a Mini Cooper, Audi S4, or bicycles for an extra fee. The house is near downtown and Montrose, and it has a rustic urban farm feel with all the amenities you could want. Guests need to climb a ladder to access the loft space. You’ll enjoy the high-tech features here, such as Wi-Fi, Roku with Netflix and Sling TV, and security features. Parking is free on the premises, and guests have their own access to the tiny house area.
This tiny house also accommodates up to two guests and has a great kitchen, tiled shower with toiletries provided, and lounge area. It’s just a few minutes from downtown and close to major highways. The home is on a lot next to the owner’s home and fenced in with a café table outside to use. A light breakfast and snacks are provided by your hosts, Veronica and Rene.
Donna’s popular bungalow works well for up to three guests and features a private 520-square-foot room and bathroom. Guests have access to the salt pool, a full-size refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. Stay here to be in walking distance of lots of restaurants, bars, Whole Foods, and Trader Joe’s. Small, non-shedding dogs may be allowed if you ask before your stay.
For a trip to Houston with four guests, consider staying at Tressie’s downtown loft, which you’ll have all to yourself. This is a historic 1920s building that has been updated with modern amenities. One garage parking spot is included for guests. Sports fans enjoy staying here because BBVA Compass Stadium is just a block away, and Toyota Center and Minute Maid Park are within walking distance.
An affordable way to stay in Houston is to rent a private room through Airbnb, such as this one in a townhouse for two guests. It is a cozy bedroom in the heart of the city and less than a mile from downtown. The rental room is in a modern home with an open concept living room and outdoor patio. Guests have access to an extra space with a kitchenette and office area, as well as direct outdoor patio access from the bedroom. Other features are a mini-fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, coffee and tea, Wi-Fi, and Apple and Roku TV. Parking is available on the street right out in front.
A fun Houston option is this tiny house for rent on Airbnb that works well for two guests. It is 280 square feet in size and offers a mini kitchen, open living space, bathroom, and queen-size bed in the bedroom. Guests should know that this is not a traditional, stand-alone tiny house, however. Instead, it is part of a larger structure with multiple rental units that has a tiny house vibe. The home is 14 miles from downtown and five miles from the airport. Accessing the three levels of the space will require climbing stairs.
For a unique and affordable stay in Houston, consider this camper Airbnb for rent in the Heights neighborhood. It is a comfortable spot for two travelers and a 24-foot Forest River Solera RV. You’ll have two slide-outs to give the camper more interior space, a brick patio for sitting outside, A/C, heater, and queen-size and full-size beds. This RV stays put on the host’s property and cannot be moved to another location. Wi-Fi and HDTV are provided inside.
Four guests can book this house for rent in downtown Moody Heights and get one bedroom, one bathroom, and an outside patio area with a hammock. The Airbnb rental home also comes with a full kitchen, laundry machines, hardwood floors, and granite countertops. You’ll be just a mile from downtown and have bike trails nearby. It’s a pet-friendly house that’s great for couples and business travelers. You can use the desk with an ergonomic chair, TVs with various watching options, and find parking for four vehicles.
Here’s a guest suite for rent that is in historic Houston Heights. It has a queen-size bed in the bedroom for one or two guests, and it’s within walking distance from nearby restaurants and bars. With this rental, you’ll have the bedroom and a second room with a daybed, TV, private bathroom, mini kitchen, and laundry. Wi-Fi and off-street parking are provided. This place, which is the back half of the second floor of the house, is popular for short-term and extended stays for a few weeks or months. Pets are not allowed here.
Up to five people can stay at this loft that is modern and well-equipped. The bedroom has two queen-size beds, and the home also offers a kitchen, bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi, free parking, and laundry machines. You’ll check-in and out with a smart keypad. From here, downtown is 14 miles away, and the airport is five miles away.
This unique Houston house accommodates up to six people and has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has an industrial/urban design with high-tech features and a convenient location. There is another guest rental space next door, so you’ll have to be mindful of noise levels. The loft behind this place is separated by a fence. Each of the bedrooms has a queen-size bed, while Wi-Fi and TV are also provided. There’s a patio available for guests to use.