Sometimes called the capital of the south and sometimes called Hotlanta, Atlanta is many things to many people. But we can all agree that Georgia’s capital is an incredible place for a city break. It’s a city where countless intellectual, art, and music movements began and Atlanta’s rich history can be seen not only in the museums, but in the different neighbourhoods of the city!
If you find the hustle and bustle of the city a bit much, it’s not too hard to step out into nature. In fact, more than a 3rd of the metropolitan area is covered by trees and parklands.
With everything going on in Atlanta, you’ll need to find a place to stay. Rather than a hostel or hotel, why not find somewhere with plenty of charm and personality? There are loads of rentals in Atlanta that will make your stay memorable and fun!
Whether you want a cool downtown apartment, a private room in a local’s home, or a treehouse on an alpaca farm (yes, really), there’s an Airbnb in Atlanta to suit you!
So, with all that in mind, we’ve decided to help you out and put together this awesome list. Yep, let’s check out the top 15 Airbnbs in Atlanta!
Quick Answer: These are the Top 5 Airbnbs in Atlanta
Awesome flat with downtown views
- > $$
- > 4 Guests
- > Convenient central location
- > Panoramic downtown views
The Gallery House near the Stadium
- > $
- > 2 Guests
- > Access to communal areas
- > 4/20 friendly
Urban Oasis in Historic Inman Park
- > $$
- > 2 Guests
- > Private Entrance
- > Great location
Guesthouse with huge outdoor space
- > $
- > 2 Guests
- > Complimentary Breakfast
- > Free passes to zoo and aquarium
Alpaca treehouse in Bamboo forest
- > $$$$
- > 4 Guests
- > In a bamboo forest
- > Wake up to LLAMAS and ALPACAS!
Looking for other types of accommodation? Check out our guide to Where to Stay in Atlanta!
Why Stay in an Airbnb?
- Local Experience: While many Atlanta Airbnbs are managed by companies, they’re still locally based. Get the best recommendations for your Atlanta itinerary that you won’t find in the guidebooks to make your trip truly special!
- Unique properties: Airbnb has every kind of property you could think of. There’s even a ‘unique stays’ search function, where you can find your dream property on the site.
- Privacy: Whether you’re travelling with the whole family or your other half, it’s nice to have your very own space where you won’t be disturbed.
- Affordability: Airbnbs offer a lot more value for money than equivalently priced hotels. And with big group stays, you can split the cost multiple ways!
- Airbnb Experiences: Choosing Airbnb isn’t just about where to stay – it’s about enjoying the area like a local with curated tours, too!
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The Top 15 Airbnbs in Atlanta
Overall Best Value Airbnb in Atlanta | Awesome flat with downtown views
Let’s begin with the best combination of style, value, and location in town. Yes, this Atlanta Airbnb really does have it all, including some awesome views of the city’s skyline and parks. You’ll get them from the patio, which overlooks Peach Tree Street, one of the hottest areas in town. If the weather’s bad, or it’s too cloudy to see the views, you could always head back inside and enjoy a movie or your favourite series on the 42-inch flat-screen TV.
However, it’s not a bad idea to just head outside – some of Atlanta’s top attractions are within a stone’s throw of this property.
Best Budget Airbnb in Atlanta | Private bedroom in house
We’re not gonna lie, the room is pretty basic, but the welcome you get from the owners and their little dog is definitely worth it. You’ll have full privacy in your room, with a walk-in closet and access to all common areas. The place is super tidy and clean according to previous guests. If you want to explore Atlanta, this is the perfect location to base yourself – right in the heart of the city. If you come in a car, there’s a free parking spot for you and you can also use the washing machine if you plan on staying longer.
Budget Tip: Dorms in Atlanta start from $25USD per bed. They’re the cheapest accommodation in the city. Search for hostels in the area!
Perfect Short Term Rental for Digital Nomads | Amazing Tiny House
When travelling as a Digital Nomad, you don’t necessarily need a lot of glamour and luxury. A simple workspace and a comfy bed do the job just fine. Luckily, this Airbnb offers you the best of both worlds. You’ll be living in a tiny home, which is actually not that tiny. There’s a bathroom, a living room and a small bedroom. The beautiful blend of classic and modern design is everything you need inside 280 square feet. A work desk and free wifi to get business done, as well as a flat-screen tv with Netflix and Hulu are available. The location is ideal, with loads of attractions nearby and public transport options just around the corner.
Perfect Airbnb for Solo Travellers | Midtown Treetop Room with Bath
If you’re travelling solo, people will probably point you in the direction of a hostel. And that’s fine, but we understand that they’re not for everyone. After all, who wants to be in a noisy and smelly dorm?! Instead, try somewhere like this. This cool Atlanta apartment is right in Midtown, so you’ll find loads awesome things to do nearby. Perfect for meeting people! If you’re a little shier, not to worry. Chill out in the communal areas of the apartment and chat with your host. They might even give you some awesome recommendations of what to do nearby.
Best Airbnb in Atlanta for Nightlife | Private Garden Apartment in Decatur
No matter where you stay in town, you’ll find great nightlife. But one area that really stands out is Decatur, so here’s our favourite Atlanta Airbnb for nightlife. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Decatur Square, where you’ll find some excellent bars. And it’s just a short train journey into downtown Atlanta if you want to check out the main sights during daylight. The apartment isn’t just great for nightlife, it’s a lovely space to chill out if you’re having a lazy day – take advantage of that private deck!
Best Short Term Rental for Couples | Urban Oasis in Historic Inman Park
The great thing about Airbnb is that you can find something unusual and unique. This urban oasis in historic Inman Park certainly ticks both of those boxes, and it makes for an ideal romantic Atlanta Airbnb. There’s a huge deck with views of the city and garden, while you’ve got the Atlanta BeltLine Trail on your doorstep. If you prefer romantic walks in the woods over bar and restaurant hopping downtown, this is the ideal spot for you. There are plenty of spots to relax on this property – the backyard seating area and patio are irresistible in the summer sun!
Best Homestay in Atlanta | The Gallery House near the Stadium
When you’re looking to make the most of your money and looking to really get to know a city, staying with a local is a good idea. That’s why we’ve included the best homestay in Atlanta on our list. Your friendly hosts’ home is a creative space where you can often find them working on paintings or music.
They’re happy for you to join in if you ask nicely. The house is also 420 friendly too! Your hosts also own 2 dogs – one big and one medium. They’re pretty friendly, so you’re likely to have some interactions with them in the communal areas!
Runner Up Homestay in Atlanta | Tiny Getaway
Ever wanted to stay at a really really small house? Here’s your chance! We’re not gonna lie, this tiny house is actually one of the tiniest we’ve seen, but it offers some great value. Designed very efficiently, there’s enough space for a comfy bed, a mini-fridge with a microwave, a fold-out desk to get some work done, and, of course, a bathroom. It’s pretty much the size of a normal room, but that’s what makes it so unique. You’ll be in a top location and your hosts are known for giving great advice on where to go and what to see in Atlanta!
Amazing Luxury Airbnb in Atlanta | Hip Historic Loft near all sights
If money’s not a concern for your trip, check out some of the most luxurious Airbnbs in Atlanta. This hip and historic loft is a great bet, and you can’t get much better when it comes to location. The private outdoor patio is a great place to enjoy a coffee, or simply just enjoy the cool evening air. When it gets too cold, you’ve got a choice of admiring the original art and photography that decorates the interior or settling down in front of a movie on the 50 inch TV. Not a bad choice to have!
Over the Top Luxury Airbnb in Atlanta | Alpaca treehouse in Bamboo forest
Now, let’s get to not only one of the best Airbnbs in Atlanta, but one of the most wish-listed Airbnbs IN THE WORLD. Yes, okay, it’s a little bit out of the centre, but we can overlook that for a TREEHOUSE IN A BAMBOO FOREST THAT’S SURROUNDED BY ALPACAS AND LLAMAS, CAN’T WE?! You’ll have to be quick if you want to book this though – it’s very popular.
It’s hardly surprising, it’s been on loads of TV shows and is a regular spot for weddings. Rest assured, if you stay here, you’ll have a truly memorable experience of Atlanta!
Best Airbnb in Atlanta for Families | Guesthouse with huge outdoor space
Perfectly suited to families of all ages, this awesome Atlanta Airbnb has plenty of space and is affordable if you’re on a budget. And that doesn’t just mean a reasonable price, you get a complimentary breakfast thrown into your rate, and free passes to Atlanta Zoo and Aquarium – $40 and $25 respectively! It really is the ideal family getaway – there’s free parking if you’ve got your own transport, and it’s pet-friendly too!
Best Airbnb in Atlanta for a Group of Friends | Cosy Bungalow near Downtown
Two king beds and two sofas offer all the space you could need for you and your best friends and this excellent Atlanta apartment. Again, if you’ve arrived with your own transport, you’ve got free parking here. A handy and hefty saving! Want to rustle up a meal for everyone? That’s no problem either, thanks to the fully equipped kitchen! This 1920s Atlanta bungalow is a little trek from downtown, but the warm and cosy ambience more than makes up for that.
Best Airbnb in Midtown | Private room for 4 byPiedmont Park
Yes, we’ve already shown you plenty of places to stay in Midtown. Can you blame us though? It’s one of the coolest spots in town! And this awesome Atlanta Airbnb just reaffirms that. It may be a private room but there’s still space for up to 4 guests. Ideal for a small group of friends on a budget. If you’re an outdoor lover, or you just want to go for your morning run, you’ll be delighted that this place is right next to Piedmont Park. There’s free laundry on offer here too, particularly useful for long-term travellers who are starting to smell!
Another Great Apartment in Midtown | Bohemian Suite Nestled in Midtown
Okay, we promise that this is the last Atlanta apartment we’re going to show you in Midtown Atlanta. Like the last offering, it’s just across from Piedmont Park, meaning it’s a great spot if you’re planning to go for a picnic, a run, or just a leisurely stroll! There’s even a weekly farmers’ market where you can pick up some delicious produce and bring it back to your fully equipped kitchen. Tasty!
Top Value Airbnb in Downtown | Amazing Downtown Condo
Last but not least, let’s have a look at one of the best value Airbnbs in Atlanta’s downtown district. It’s probably the most expensive part of town, but this hidden gem shows that you don’t have to break the bank to find a suitable place to stay. It’s not one of the absolute cheapest places in the city, but it definitely offers you amazing value. With stunning city views and a spacious living room, you’ll feel super welcome as soon as you step through the door. The location in the heart of downtown couldn’t be better either.
What to Pack for your Atlanta Airbnb
Pants, socks, underwear, soap?! Take it from us, packing for a hostel stay is not always quite as straightforward as it seems. Working out what to bring and what to leave at home is an art we have perfected over many years.
Check out our definitive Airbnb Packing list for our top packing tips!
FAQ about Airbnbs in Atlanta
Here’s what people usually ask us when they look for vacation homes in Atlanta.
Final Thoughts on Atlanta Airbnbs
So, that’s all from our list of the best Airbnbs in Atlanta! We think you’ll agree that our list covers lots of different budgets, travel styles, and personalities!
Whether you want an apartment by one of the city’s many parks, a pad to crash in after a great night out, or (yes, we’re mentioning it again) a treehouse where you’ll wake up to alpacas, Atlanta really does have it all!
If you’re still deliberating on the best choice for you, take a moment and a deep breath. Now, take one more look at our favourite Airbnb in Atlanta, Awesome flat with downtown views. It’s the best combination of style, value, and location!
Now that we’ve hopefully made planning your vacation a lot simpler, all that’s left is for us to wish you an incredible trip. We hope you have a great time!
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