Often referred to as Rocket City, Huntsville, Alabama is known as the home of NASA rockets and home to the United States Space and Rocket Center. The city is also known for its beautiful mountains, exciting hiking trails, and vibrant parks. The lively downtown neighborhood attracts visitors with its great restaurants, farmers markets, live music, and even weekly movies in the park.
If you want to take advantage of all that Huntsville has to offer, you need to find the perfect place to stay. That’s why we’ve put together a list of the best Airbnb vacation homes in Huntsville, AL. We want to make sure this listing is unique, so all of the listings below are hosted by Superhosts — hosts with warm reviews. Each home also offers a range of modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, TV and air conditioning.
A park in the old town
First on our list is Huntsville Vacation Rentals, which offers magical accommodations surrounded by gardens.
These elegant rooms feature well-appointed bathrooms and bedrooms with queen beds, elegant artwork, and fine furnishings. Your host also provides a queen-sized air mattress, allowing you to sleep up to four guests. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to prepare delicious meals, and guests have access to the convenient laundry room. Spacious rooms are decorated with romantic wallpaper, cool neutrals and bright antique chandeliers. There is also a full-size sofa, TV and kitchen for two, a comfortable place to eat or relax.
Stroll through the gardens to admire fountains, sculptures, and stunning views. If you want to venture out of the hotel, downtown restaurants and nightlife are just a short walk from the cottage.
Cozy studio near Aldridge Creek
This Huntsville Airbnb offers private accommodation.
Studio Lodge has a private bathroom and a queen bed, making it ideal for solo travelers or couples. The interior features attractive green walls, comfortable furniture and interesting artwork. Open plan living area with sofa, dining area for 4, wall TV and French doors leading to a furnished balcony.
The Airbnb is just steps from the Aldridge Creek Greenway, a 4-mile trail perfect for walking and biking. Ditto Landing, known as Alabama’s gateway to the Tennessee River, is also nearby and offers boating, camping, and gazebos.
In front of historic Lowe’s Mill
Huntsville rentals offer complete privacy in the heart of Mill County.
Decorated with colorful accents and modern furnishings, the interior is elegant and spacious. The one-bedroom home has a full bathroom, a king-size bed, and plenty of closet space, and your landlord will provide air mattresses and bunk beds to accommodate larger groups. A dining kitchen with modern appliances and a six-seat breakfast nook are ideal for entertaining. The spacious living room and spacious private balcony are also great places to gather friends and family. Additional amenities include new washers and dryers, dishwashers, and indoor fireplaces.
With direct access to the Lowe Mill Arts & Recreation Center, this historic home is ideal for travelers looking to explore Alabama’s best local attractions and entertainment.
Luxurious Victorian penthouse
Why seek perfection when this amazing Huntsville Airbnb offers quality accommodations in one of Alabama’s most desirable neighborhoods?
This historic villa has been lovingly refurbished for maximum comfort while retaining its Victorian charm. The interior design combines original touches with modern amenities, including metal ceilings and integral woodwork. From antique door handles to designer furniture, every inch of the front looks luxurious.
Accommodating up to 4 guests, the villa has a master bedroom with a king size bed and 2 twin bedrooms. The master bedroom is connected to the bathroom with a separate bathtub and luxurious shower. There is also a second bathroom for optimal privacy and comfort. The living room features unique artwork and beautiful seating, plus there’s a chef’s kitchen with a large fridge, granite countertops, and breakfast nook.
Outside, you’ll find a private patio and a large patio, perfect for al fresco dining. The penthouse is located in the special historic part of the Old Town, just steps from interesting restaurants, bars, historic sites and the vibrant city center. With an ideal location and unrivaled luxury, this is without a doubt one of the best Airbnbs in Huntsville.
Bungalow in the old town
If you’re looking for a home to rent in Huntsville that’s convenient to downtown attractions, check out this charming home in the Old Town Historic District.
The bungalows have an attractive design, cozy features and comfortable facilities. Upon entering, you’ll find a cozy living room with a brown corner sofa, an indoor fireplace and a TV. Two bedrooms, one bathroom with room for 4 guests, one with a king bed and the other with a queen bed. The formal dining room is separate from the living room with quality furniture and attractive artwork. There’s also a convenient laundry room and separate kitchen with sleek black appliances and a complimentary snack basket.
This Huntsville Airbnb is located on a quiet street, just steps from the city’s vibrant entertainment, restaurants and nightlife.
For those looking for peace and relaxation, this is a good choice for a quiet stay in Huntsville.
This cottage offers private accommodation, sharing the beautiful grounds with the owner’s main house. The house can accommodate up to 4 guests with a double bed in the mezzanine and a pull-out sofa in the living room. The fully equipped kitchen has a mini-fridge, microwave, toaster, hob, coffee maker and free snacks and drinks. The living room has a smart TV, dedicated work area, games, books, recorder and guitar. The fully equipped bathroom is clean and spacious with a sink, shower and tub combination. In the yard there is a small coop for chickens and rabbits, guests can use the farm’s fresh eggs for free.
This beautiful Airbnb is located in a quiet neighborhood in Southeast Huntsville, close to Ditto Landing, Greenway Trail, and Green Mountain Nature Preserve. There are some great hiking trails, and your host offers two kayaks for water sports enthusiasts.
Private apartment with pool access
For those looking for an apartment to rent in Huntsville with a great location and modern appeal, check out this cozy apartment near the Redstone Arsenal.
The recently renovated interior features high-end appliances, new furniture and modern décor. The living room features a comfy sofa and a wall-mounted Smart TV, making it the perfect place to relax during the day. Adjacent to the living room is a dining room for four and a spacious kitchen with beautiful kitchen appliances, black appliances and a decorative kitchen. The master bedroom has a queen bed and another smart TV, and guests have access to a deluxe bathroom and laundry room.
This Huntsville Airbnb hotspot features a large gazebo and in-ground pool surrounded by lush greenery. When not sunbathing at the pool, the apartment is a short drive from Redstone Arsenal, Parkway Plaza Mall, Aldridge Creek Greenway and several shops and restaurants.
Arbury’s private apartment
Another great Huntsville rental with pool access are the deluxe suites downstairs of this executive residence.
The classic charm of the traditional wooden furniture and beautiful decor of this apartment will make you feel right at home. Featuring a queen bed in the master bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room, this property can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests. Guests can dine in the fully equipped kitchen or at the dining table for four in the bright and spacious living area. Practical amenities include dishwashers, washers and dryers, baby cots, and books and toys on request.
Outside, you’ll find an elegant stone terrace with picnic tables and a luxurious indoor pool surrounded by sun loungers. The apartment’s central location provides easy access to the main attractions of nearby Huntsville and Madison.
Little red house in Gunung Sano
Perched atop the Montesano Hills, this 1920s cottage is filled with light, character, and one of Huntsville’s finest living spaces.
Enjoy the classic red exterior, nature and summer lilies from your front porch seat. Characterized by high ceilings, large windows and elegant touches, this Huntsville Airbnb offers interiors with all the comforts of home. The house can accommodate up to 6 guests and has 3 bedrooms with 1 king bed, 1 queen bed and 1 set of bunk beds. This room also has a fully equipped bathroom and a kitchen with cookware and dishes. Eat in the formal dining room or relax in the living room in front of the stone fireplace.
In addition to its charming interior, this historic Huntsville rental home is located in a quiet and friendly neighborhood. If you’re interested in exploring the nearby trails, the Burritt and Land Trust trails are just steps from home and 10 minutes from downtown Huntsville.
A wooden house in the center of town with a fenced yard
This Huntsville Airbnb is a great choice for those looking for a great place to stay in a quiet neighborhood with easy access to the city center.
Two bedrooms, two bathrooms accommodate up to six guests. The master bedroom is equipped with a queen bed, private bathroom, blackout curtains and a separate work area. The second bedroom has two single beds and the host can provide two air mattresses if you wish. The spacious separate living room features comfortable sofas and a fully equipped kitchen with quality stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a dining table for four. Additional amenities include washers and dryers, dishwashers, smart TVs, board games, and tape recorders.
Bungalow is one of Huntsville’s most family-friendly Airbnbs and is pet-friendly. The large fenced yard is the perfect place to hang out with the whole group, including your furry friends.
This conveniently located Airbnb is minutes from the Health District, downtown, Bridge Street and Huntsville International Airport.
Modern farmhouse in Monte Sano
Enjoy the city’s natural beauty at this Huntsville Airbnb, surrounded by state parks.
The renovated farmhouse features beautiful mid-century modern decor and space-themed art. There is a fully equipped bathroom and three bedrooms with one king bed, one queen bed and one double bed. Two dedicated work areas, spacious living room and ample closet space create comfortable accommodation for large groups and families. You also have access to a fully equipped bathroom with a dining table and linen closet. The dark background has many tall trees, wildlife, flowers and blueberry bushes. The beautiful outdoor area is quiet and private, with firewood for warmth in the fresh mountain air.
If you want to take advantage of the city’s popular hiking trails, this Huntsville hilltop rental is a great choice. This home is less than a mile from the Land Trust’s South Montesano Trailhead, the main entrance to Montesano State Park, and the Natural Wells hiking trail.
Private hotel in downtown Huntsville
Check out our Huntsville Airbnb studio for fun and relaxation in a convenient location.
This private cottage has a private entrance and can accommodate up to 3 guests on 1 queen bed and 1 sofa bed. The spacious studio features a fully equipped bathroom with a washer and dryer, a fully equipped kitchen and a seating area with sofa, TV and dining table. The strategic design ensures that the space is not cramped, with large windows and green walls creating a light and airy feel.
Guests also have access to a furnished private terrace and free on-site parking, but the best views are just a short walk away. The hotel is located in a friendly neighborhood in downtown Huntsville, within walking distance of grocery stores, local restaurants and all major downtown attractions.
New house near city center
With modern interiors, attractive décor and convenient amenities, these Huntsville short-term rental apartments are a home away from home.
Relax in the spacious living room with smart TV and comfortable seating. Unique touches like a folding coffee table and a side table with a USB port make the room more comfortable. It can accommodate up to 6 guests and has 2 full bathrooms and 3 bedrooms with queen beds. Each bedroom has a very comfortable bed and the master bedroom has its own work area and en suite bathroom with a large bathtub. There is also a separate laundry room and a fully equipped kitchen with beautiful wood cabinets, granite countertops, breakfast bar and dining table. A large private garden is a great option for families with children.
This apartment is a great choice for travelers visiting area universities, as Alabama A&M University, Oakwood University and the University of Alabama at Huntsville are within a short drive.
Flint . Farm Historic Cottage
This rustic Airbnb apartment in Huntsville is another great option for those looking for a classic country retreat steeped in history.
The hotel is located on a large farm and historic plantation dating back to 1844. The interior combines modern comfort with classic touches, much like the hotel’s history. The comfortable master bedroom features a king-size bed with memory foam mattress and a bathroom with a whirlpool tub. The living area is bright and spacious with large windows, comfortable seating and a large pool table. There is also a kitchen with classic white cabinets and a dining room for four.
The house has a separate entrance and a private terrace with beautiful countryside views. Visitors are welcome to explore the farm and surrounding areas, including the horse pasture, stables, hiking trails, and freshwater ponds. The Flint River is also within walking distance of the cottage and the busy streets of downtown Huntsville are a 12-minute drive away.
Quiet and comfortable farm
Last but not least is the Huntsville Airbnb in the heart of the city, with its beautiful interiors and beautiful outdoor space.
Pleasant colors, wooden furniture and a beautiful winter style create a warm and welcoming environment. The spacious home has two double bedrooms and one queen bedroom and can accommodate up to six guests. There are also two bathrooms.
The beautiful kitchen is decorated with unique tile floors, beautiful pastel cabinets and sparkling chandeliers. There is absolutely no shortage of places to relax and unwind in this cozy home. The main living room has a lovely red sofa and a large dining table. Another cozy living room features an indoor fireplace, while the spacious and bright conservatory features seating and picture windows on three sides. Step outside and you’ll find a large courtyard with BBQ facilities where adults can relax while children play in the large garden.
Located 20 minutes from Huntsville’s most popular attractions in a quiet and safe neighborhood, this cozy apartment is a real gem.
We hope this list helps you narrow down your favorite Alabama adventure rentals. Whatever gets you to Rocket City, make the most of your trip by staying at one of Huntsville’s best Airbnb properties.