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The 12 Best Airbnb Rentals in Denver, Colorado

by Brittany Varano

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Colorado’s capital city is a popular destination with no shortage of exciting outdoor adventures, fascinating historic attractions, and countless nationally recognized breweries and eateries.

Denver is quite a unique city in America with a skyline that’s wonderfully framed by the towering Rocky Mountains. Its nickname, The Mile High City, aptly describes Denver’s elevation that’s almost exactly one mile above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the country.

As a destination where people often come to enjoy the nationally recognized Red Rocks Amphitheater or to take day trips up epic mountain ranges like Pikes Peak, Denver’s cultural attractions and surrounding nature make it a great place to visit!

So whether you’re planning a visit to Denver to ski, hike, climb, eat, drink, or just relax, we’ve got you covered with some of the best Denver Airbnb rentals to make your Colorado travel planning a breeze.

1. Artisan Loft

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Why you should stay: A Denver Airbnb that oozes vintage vibes mixed with steam-punk aesthetic right in the heart of the art district.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

Enjoy Denver’s vibrant artsy RiNo neighborhood while staying in an equally charming and unique Artisan Loft for your stay in Colorado’s capital city!

The exposed bright red brick of the home is nicely complemented by an industrial style and eclectic collection of decor. Right down the street, you can find local breweries, restaurants, cafes, shopping, and dispensaries, if that’s your cup of tea.

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2. Historic Carriage House

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Why you should stay: Rustic meets quirky in this historical Denver vacation rental that once housed horses but today is regarded as one of Colorado’s most unique Airbnbs.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed:Yes

If you’re seeking a one-of-a-kind Airbnb in Denver, consider this Historic Carriage House that was once a horse stable in the late 1800s.

Today, it’s been lovingly restored to reflect the fun artsy vibe of the surrounding RiNo district and Welton Street. Up to three people can enjoy the one-bedroom plus sleeper sofa accommodations as well as any dogs traveling with you!

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3. Historic Hideaway

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Why you should stay: A sparkling clean, pet-friendly home in historic Highlands Square, within walking distance to some of Denver’s best attractions.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed:Yes

The Historic Hideaway is a cute little carriage house tucked behind the host’s home in West Highland, Denver.

Easily walk to Denver’s top attractions, such as Coors Field, Larimer Square as well as popular Denver neighborhoods like RiNo, LoHi, and LoDo. The home is small but intimate and oh-so-clean and bright.

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4. Highlands Carriage House

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Why you should stay: Discover Old West charm in this historic carriage house lovingly filled with beautiful antiques and all of the comforts of home.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: No

Jump back in time at the Highlands Carriage House, a quaint little home dating back over a hundred years ago. Today, it’s been revamped to be an enchanting and cozy stay for two.

There’s a well-equipped kitchenette for home-cooked meals, but you’ll find there is no TV in sight! The hosts encourage guests to disconnect even while staying in a city that’s as big and bustling as Denver.

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5. Sloan Lake Townhome

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Why you should stay: A contemporary bi-level townhome in Denver’s Northeast Lakewood neighborhood just minutes from downtown.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

Sloan Lake Townhome is an effortlessly stylish and homey stay for up to four guests exploring the streets of Denver.

This bi-level, two-bedroom, and one-bath, very comfortably sleeps up to four guests seeking to enjoy the peace of the Northeast Lakewood neighborhood without being too far away from downtown. The kitchen is fully stocked for your dining needs and also has an onsite washer and dryer for free use.

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6. Urban Cottage

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Why you should stay: A modern urban cottage in downtown Denver that’s located close to South Broadway’s night scene, Washington Park and local shops and restaurants.

  • Sleeps: 3
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

Taking inspiration from European design aesthetics, the Urban Cottage is makes the list for trendiest Denver accommodation. Thoughtfully decorated without a single detail overlooked, we have a feeling you’ll be charmed by the exterior cheery red door and twinkling string lights that greet you at the entrance.

As you step inside, you’re immediately taken in by the chic yet homey decor. The property is located within walking distance from the nightlife of South Broadway Street, Washington Park, and the Cherry Creek Trail.

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7. The Blue Bungalow

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Why you should stay: A bright and modern home that’s been recently updated.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

As Denver lodging goes, The Blue Bungalow is as sunny and lovely as they come. A spacious home that can accommodate up to six guests, we love the unique garage-style entrance and the updated stainless steel kitchen appliances.

This Denver bungalow is located in Chaffee Park, offering easy access to downtown (just three miles away) as well as the major highways to take you to nearby Red Rocks and Rocky Mountain National Park.

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8. The Hip Bungalow

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Why you should stay: Experience the comfort of home in this polished Denver vacation home that boasts a magical outdoor experience.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: yes

The Hip Bungalow will instantly make you feel at home amongst the beautifully put together living spaces and bedrooms. T

he real magic lies outback, where string lights bring to life the patio, fire pit, gas grill, bocce ball game set-up, and garden. Just a short ten-minute drive from Downtown Denver, the Hip Bungalow is located in a laid-back neighborhood for optimum peace and quiet.

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9. Luxury CITY Tiny Hause

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Why you should stay: Enjoy unique and colorful decor while surrounded by the best local bars and restaurants just one mile from downtown Denver.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

The Luxury CITY Tiny Hause is an affordable Airbnb near downtown Denver that checks all the boxes for Colorado living. The space is 420 friendly and located right down the street from local dispensaries, cafes, restaurants, and bars in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

This loft is a tiny home perfect for a traveling pair seeking a comfortable place to get some shut-eye.

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10. Streetcar Trolley Guest House

Trolley Car Guesthouse at the Roost Farm
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Why you should stay: A quiet escape to Denver’s countryside in a stylish historical streetcar on an urban farm.

  • Sleeps: 2
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Pets allowed: no

The Streetcar Trolley Guest House is a hidden gem nestled on the outskirts of the city that you’ll find on a local urban farm. The property is located just 15 minutes from Red Rocks and four miles from downtown Denver.

The hosts have skillfully revamped an old trolley car into an eye-catching little guesthouse complete with a gas fireplace, private patio, kitchenette, and a cozy bedroom. You’d never know you were sleeping in an antique trolley!

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11. Courtyard Condo

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Why you should stay: Located in the trendy RiNo art district, stay within walking distance to local breweries, shops, and restaurants in this bright and airy condo.

  • Sleeps: 5
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: no

Overflowing with character, this Courtyard Condo is as beautiful on the inside as it is on the out. Enter the home via the front entrance or the courtyard around back, where an eye-catching mural covers the entire facade, accurately reflecting the artistic charisma of the RiNo neighborhood.

The interior showcases exposed brick walls against bright white walls in an expression of elegant minimalism. Not only is this downtown Denver Airbnb gorgeous, but the location puts you right in the heart of the action.

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12. Central Denver Oasis

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Why you should stay: A spacious city home in Capitol Hill with a fireplace, hot tub, and outdoor patio with grill.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Pets allowed: yes

At the Central Denver Oasis, guests can find peaceful refuge from the bustling concrete streets of the city. Outback, you’ll find a blossoming garden as well as an outdoor grill, fire pit, hammock, and private hot tub to soothe your tired bones after a long day exploring Denver.

This Capitol Hill home is spacious enough to comfortably accommodate up to eight guests with its three-bedroom, five-bed layout.

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