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50 of the Cheapest Airbnbs in Every State

We rounded up some of the most beautiful, best reviewed and surprisingly cheap Airbnb rentals in the country. Many are well under $100 per night!

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Florida Cozy And Charming Cottagevia airbnb.com

A cheap Airbnb lets you live like a local

Offering true homes away from home, with kitchens to prepare local feasts, dramatic window seats where you can get lost in a book, and even garages or assigned parking spots, Airbnb has become the preferred vacation rental website for millions of travelers. Not only do they provide an authentic local experience, with all the amenities you can enjoy back at home, but cheap Airbnbs can also save you money when compared with traditional hotels. This is especially handy when you’re trying to accommodate everyone for a family reunion! Sometimes, finding the best cheap Airbnb can be even more fun than the vacation itself.

Whether you want to book an Airbnb lakehouse, beach house, cabin, yurt, castle or a geodome in the woods, check out this list of the most popular Airbnbs in the United States. If you’re dying to travel right now and need to stick to a budget, you may find your dream lodging at a cheap Airbnb, where you can live like a local while acting like a tourist. Best of all, you can find them in every state!

Rd Cheap Air B N B Alabama The Cottage At The Winchester Manorvia airbnb.com

Alabama: The Cottage at The Winchester Manor

Price: $116 per night

Located in the charming town of New Market, one of the nicest places in Alabama, this magnificent 100-year-old cottage is tucked into a garden, though a small downtown is just steps away. With herringbone bricked floors and a jetted Jacuzzi tub, this romantic and cheap Airbnb only 15 miles from the center of Huntsville, Alabama, is the epitome of tiny-house shabby chic.

Pros:

  • Gorgeous brick floors
  • A truly historic building that the cheap Airbnb’s Superhosts say was once north Alabama’s first post office, as well as a jail and a doctor’s office, before transforming into an antique store
  • Recently named the cutest tiny home in Alabama

Con:

  • Small-town life means only two restaurants are nearby, but you have a kitchenette and breakfast nook in the cottage!

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Alaska Elderberry Cottagevia airbnb.com

Alaska: Elderberry Cottage

Price: $138 per night

This cozy cottage is located in Superhosts Joyce and John’s backyard, but all of Homer, a small city on Kachemak Bay on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, is right at your doorstep. During the day, you’ll have prime access to the Homer Spit, a strip of land with shops, art galleries, seafood restaurants, tour boats and beaches, then be able to return to a brand-new queen bed, smart TV and warm fireplace each evening in this cheap Airbnb in the Last Frontier.

Pros:

  • Indoor gas fireplace
  • Full kitchen
  • Yard with fire pit and gas BBQ grill

Con:

  • No air conditioner, but up here in Alaska, that shouldn’t be needed!

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Arizona Capitol Butte Sedona Stayvia airbnb.com

Arizona: Capitol Butte Sedona Stay

Price: $115 per night

There’s no shortage of brand-name properties in and around Sedona, but when it comes to deciding between an Airbnb and a hotel, the choice is clear. This cheap Airbnb has a nearly five-star rating with hundreds of reviews, and with one look you’ll know why. With stunning wood floors, gorgeous furniture, a kitchen and the red rocks of Sedona right out your back door, it outshines a hotel or resort stay when you consider price, location, views and privacy. This makes an excellent pit stop during an Arizona road trip.

Pros:

  • Sedona’s legendary hiking trails are a five-minute walk away
  • Views of Chimney Rock
  • Patio with views of Thunder Mountain
  • Living room has a sofa bed

Con:

  • This cheap Airbnb in Sedona is the bottom floor of a family home

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Rd Cheap Air B N B California Hobbit House In Artistic Oasisvia airbnb.com

California: Hobbit House in Artistic Oasis

Price: $65 per night

This cheap Airbnb is an earthen hobbit house, just like in Lord of the Rings, one of our favorite fantasy series. While it’s close to LAX airport and near Venice Beach, it will make you feel a world away from hectic LA life. One of three lodging options in a green and lush backyard, this cheap Airbnb shares an outdoor kitchen with the others. The kitchen features a stove top, toaster, pots and pans, and a coffee station complete with a water kettle and complimentary coffee and tea. Hobbit House renters have their own small fridge indoors, as well as a shared outdoor fridge for larger items that need to stay cool. This is one of the cheapest stays you’ll find near Los Angeles!

Pros:

  • Strong Wi-Fi
  • No-party rule means you’ll enjoy a serene Hobbit experience
  • Two beds (double and single) in the immaculately designed wooden house can fit a small family

Con:

  • Shared bathroom, kitchen area and outdoor space might not be suited for every kind of traveler

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Rd Cheap Air B N Bcolorado 1885 Victorian Suitevia airbnb.com

Colorado: 1885 Victorian Suite

Price: $110 per night

Located north of downtown Denver, this 19th-century Victorian home offers a private suite and living room that occupies the whole second floor. The large flat-screen television, equipped with Apple TV, includes HBO, Netflix and Hulu. If you’re ready to disconnect, enjoy the provided games, books and puzzles, and have some old-fashioned fun. The bathroom has a luxurious two-person jetted tub as well as a stand-up shower, while the kitchenette has a microwave, refrigerator, Keurig coffee maker and desk space. While you’re in Colorado, you might want to take a Million Dollar Highway road trip.

Pros:

  • LGBTQ+ friendly
  • Featured on HGTV and in Colorado Homes and Lifestyles magazine
  • Bedroom is located in the back of the house, away from street noise
  • Award-winning historic home built in 1885 (restored in 2004)
  • Free street parking

Con:

  • Private room in a home, so you don’t have full run of the property

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Connecticut Geodesic Dome In The Woodsvia airbnb.com

Connecticut: Geodesic Dome in the Woods

Price: $54 per night

For a unique experience, try this geodesic dome on an organic farm in the countryside, equidistant from Hartford and New Haven. You’ll have to forgo electricity, heat and air conditioning, which may feel a bit like camping, but the dome has a double bed and a floor mattress, with a bathroom and kitchen available in the main home a short walk away. This cheap Airbnb is close to antique shops, historic sites and 4,000 acres for hiking and exploring, making it one of the best Airbnbs for fall foliage season!

Pros:

  • Opportunity to truly unplug
  • Pets allowed
  • No electricity in the dome, but strong Wi-Fi is available

Cons:

  • No electricity, heat or air conditioning
  • Bathroom is 125 feet away

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Delaware Sweet Getaway Condo Steps From Dewey Beachvia airbnb.com

Delaware: Sweet Getaway Steps from Dewey Beach

Price: $168 per night

This sunlight-filled condo is just steps from the ocean, a short walk to the quaint stores in Dewey and minutes from Rehoboth Beach using the Jolly Trolley or the two bikes provided for free. This cheap Airbnb is also equipped with a full kitchen with stove, microwave, toaster oven, blender and Keurig coffee maker. If you’d rather cook outside, there’s a gas grill; you can even enjoy your lunch or dinner on the table in the yard. If you prefer to relax in the air conditioning after a fun day in the sand and surf, there’s HDTV with Roku and cable, plus Wi-Fi.

Pros:

  • Dog-friendly
  • Free driveway parking spot
  • Steps from the beach

Cons:

  • Charming but not spacious
  • Early checkout at 9 a.m.
  • Cats not allowed

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Florida Cozy And Charming Cottage Insidevia airbnb.com

Florida: Cozy and Charming Cottage

Price: $111 per night

The village of Biscayne Park is a designated bird sanctuary only about 15 minutes from the beach, in a neighborhood that this Airbnb’s host says is Miami’s best-kept secret. You’ll step into a tropical paradise: At this 400-square-foot cottage set behind the Superhost owner’s main home, there’s a lush tropical garden with a private pool and tiki hut. Inside this cheap Airbnb, you’ll find a beautifully decorated cottage with doors that open onto the garden, plus a queen bed, a private bathroom, a microwave and refrigerator.

Pros:

  • Private tropical hideaway vibe
  • Close to some excellent Florida beaches
  • Free parking
  • Safe neighborhood

Cons:

  • Private space but on owner’s property
  • No kitchen (but fridge, microwave, coffeemaker and Nespresso machine)

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Georgia Carriage House Studio In Atlantavia airbnb.com

Georgia: Carriage House Studio

Price: $98 per night

It’s nearly impossible to stay in Atlanta for under $100 a night including parking, but this small studio apartment in Atlanta’s Midtown neighborhood offers the chance to experience the best of the city at a fraction of the cost. While it isn’t the Atlanta treehouse Airbnb that is the most popular Airbnb in the world, this studio lets you visit your kids at Georgia Tech, see a show at the Fox Theater or Woodruff Arts Center, and walk to many great restaurants.

Pros:

  • Studio is in the owners’ carriage house, a separate building from the main house
  • Seven-minute walk to public transportation (MARTA Midtown Station)
  • Free parking
  • Private entrance

Cons:

  • No kitchen (but refrigerator, microwave and Nespresso machine)
  • No use of outdoor spaces

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Hawaii Artistic Cabin In The Forestvia airbnb.com

Hawaii: Artistic Cabin in the Forest

Price: $84 per night

Calling all artistic types! This peaceful Hawaiian cabin positions itself as an ideal space for creatives, with stunning forest views sure to inspire the artistic process. It makes a great home base for exploring the Big Island’s Kalapana lava flow and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, about 30 to 40 minutes away, as well as the best beaches in Hawaii. The cabin has a first floor and a loft, with room for up to four guests, as well as a kitchen and bathroom.

Pros:

  • Coffee and tea provided
  • Mauna Kea views
  • Bicycle and hammock available to borrow

Con:

  • No microwave (but can use one in the main house)

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Idaho Luxury Stylish Home In Heart Of Boisevia airbnb.com

Idaho: Luxury Stylish Home in Heart of Town

Price: $113 per night

If you’re traveling to Boise, book this newly renovated Airbnb. It’s cheaper than a hotel and just as luxurious as the most romantic hotel in the state. The hosts are happy to recommend places to eat, explore (in nature or indoors) and experience the local culture. The home has hundreds of 5-star reviews, so book it while you can, and enjoy this unique home with high ceilings, lots of natural light and modern decor.

Pros:

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Large and deep bathtub
  • Private keyless entrance
  • Free parking

Con:

  • $30 extra fee to make up second bed or the inflatable bed for your guests

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Rd. Cheap Air B N B Illinois Master Suite And Bathroom In Wicker Parkvia airbnb.com

Illinois: Master Suite and Bath in Wicker Park

Price: $47 per night

You won’t find a more relaxing home away from home at a better price, and with free parking, in the whole of the Windy City than the master suite and private bathroom in this spacious three-bedroom, two-bath condo at the crossroads of Bucktown and Wicker Park. You’ll have your own queen bed and a private bathroom with a separate shower, and you’ll be steps from great bars, restaurants, boutiques, cafes and grocery stores, with easy access to public transit so you can explore downtown Chicago.

Pros:

  • Access to shared patio, rooftop deck and garage
  • Private access to laundry room and kitchen
  • Friendly dog on premises
  • Free parking

Con:

  • Not for people who don’t like or are allergic to dogs

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Indiana Perfect Location In Fountain Squarevia airbnb.com

Indiana: Perfect Location in Fountain Square

Price: $74 per night

Book this two-bedroom home in Fountain Square if you want to stay in one of Indianapolis’s hippest neighborhoods. The rental home has a kitchen, dining room, small backyard and living room with a smart TV. The trendy neighborhood has lots to do, including easy access to downtown Indy’s best restaurants, quirky boutiques, duckpin bowling and swing dancing at the Fountain Square Theater. Make sure you have everything you need before you travel by consulting our travel checklist!

Pros:

  • Laundry room
  • Minutes drive from downtown
  • Sleeps six with two bedrooms plus a sofa bed
  • Free parking

Con:

  • No access to public transportation

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Iowa Forestdale Guest Housevia airbnb.com

Iowa: Forestdale Guest House

Price: $104 per night

While not a tiny home built with recycled materials, this beloved cottage retreat will make you think you’re living in a wooded hideaway, but really, you’re minutes from Iowa’s capital, Des Moines. Your retreat, nestled‎ in‎ a‎ storybook‎ home‎ in the hills, features one‎ bedroom‎ with‎ a queen bed‎,‎ a full‎ bath and a micro-kitchen. It is attached to the owner’s home, but is sealed off and private. You will enjoy a private screened‎-in‎ porch area that includes an electric grill and access to a cozy backyard with string lights.‎ It has 4.95 stars and more than 300 reviews, so you’ll want to book this one now.

Pros:

  • No cleaning fee
  • Free parking
  • Postcard-perfect setting

Con:

  • Private but connected to main house

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Kansas Minimalist Modern Strawberry Hill Getaway Homevia airbnb.com

Kansas: Minimalist Modern Strawberry Hill Getaway

Price: $72 per night

This second-floor studio has minimalist modern decor in a small, pristine space that has everything you need to enjoy a cheap Airbnb stay in Kansas City, Kansas. It’s just a 5- to 10-minute drive from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and within walking distance of local family-owned restaurants and bars on the Kansas side of the river. The chic space has a double bed, living area with TV and a robust kitchenette with coffee, tea, creamer and sugar, and other random goodies like butter, honey, jelly and ramen, plus an electric kettle and a hot plate for cooking.

Pros:

  • Free parking
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette with free snacks upon arrival

Con:

  • No access to public transportation

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Rd Air B N B Kentucky Vintage Airstream Downtownvia airbnb.com

Kentucky: Vintage Airstream Downtown

Price: $111 per night

Staying in an Airstream is one type of luxury camping adventures for indoor people, and that’s what this cheap Airbnb in Lexington, Kentucky, offers! Enjoy overnight accommodations in this vintage 1960 trailer situated in downtown Lexington near historic Grant Park and Transylvania University. The Airstream comes with twin beds, as well as a sofa that converts to a full bed, plus a small bathroom with a shower. Outside, you’ll find a charming dining area with a fire pit, all situated behind a historic Victorian home.

Pros:

  • The hip factor of staying in a vintage Airstream
  • Downtown location
  • Free parking

Con:

  • Limited space and small bathroom

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Louisiana Walk Bike To French Quarter And Jazz Festvia airbnb.com

Louisiana: Walk/Bike to French Quarter and Jazz Fest

Price: $95 per night

Jump into the New Orleans vibe with this colorful and fun guest cottage close to the French Quarter. Dating back to 1872, this cheap Airbnb has character galore and funky decor. The two-story cottage has one bedroom with a queen bed and a pull-out sleeper sofa, as well as a kitchen and living area. Enjoy the quaint pool surrounded by pillars and the balcony set underneath a magnolia tree overlooking a shared courtyard. While you’re there, learn the difference between Creole and Cajun food.

Pros:

  • Free bicycles
  • In the heart of one of New Orleans’s most historic neighborhoods
  • Nine blocks from the French Quarter (a 15-minute walk)
  • Free parking

Con:

  • Private cottage on owner’s property

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Maine Tideside Tentrr In Owls Head via airbnb.com

Maine: Tideside Tentrr in Owls Head

Price: $138 per night

This unique Airbnb sits among apple trees and offers total seclusion on 24 acres along 900 feet of idyllic Maine shoreline. Live among the birds and lighthouses, and be lulled to sleep by the water lapping against the coast while you relax in the queen bed inside this 10-by-12-foot safari-style canvas tent on a raised platform. During your stay, use any of the four provided kayaks, or take the rowboat or paddle board out (life jackets provided too) and go island hopping! Not feeling so adventurous? Take a nap in one of the included hammocks. Also on site: firewood, solar lights, a refreshing outdoor hot water shower, and clean, fresh water from a hand-pump well. There’s not a traditional bathroom—you are off the grid here—but the outhouse is close by and clean.

Pros:

  • Unique Airbnb experience
  • Gorgeous sunset views
  • Complimentary water sports and equipment

Cons:

  • Tent living may not be for everyone
  • No electricity or modern plumbing

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Maryland Private Room In Washington, D.c. 'burbvia airbnb.com

Maryland: Private Room in D.C. Suburb

Price: $39 per night

This incredibly cheap Airbnb is a private bedroom in a historic bungalow in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Hyattsville. It’s less than two miles from D.C. proper and within 5 miles of many universities, including University of Maryland College Park, Catholic University, Howard University, Gallaudet University and Trinity Washington University. Since the host will be there with you, she’s happy to give recommendations on things to do around the area and maybe reveal more fun facts you didn’t know about Washington, D.C.

Pros:

  • Close to highways and Metro into D.C.
  • A 1919 bungalow in Hyattsville’s historic and arts district
  • Long-term stays welcome

Con:

  • Not suitable for those allergic to cats

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Massachusetts Historic Jp Brownstonevia airbnb.com

Massachusetts: Historic Jamaica Plain Brownstone

Price: $115 per night

This cheap Airbnb in Boston is a 1,200-square-foot, bright and sun-filled corner unit in a 120-year-old historic brownstone! You’ll be just steps from the T (Boston’s public transportation system) and a short walk to incredible shops and restaurants. You’ll enjoy high ceilings in your own bedroom, living room, kitchen, laundry and bathroom, all with city skyline views for little more than $100 a night, making this one of the best values in Beantown!

Pros:

  • Pet friendly
  • Free parking
  • Historic setting in a historic city

Cons:

  • Two-story walk-up not suited for those with mobility issues
  • No parties or loud noise after 10 p.m.

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Michigan Ladybug Cabinvia airbnb.com

Michigan: Ladybug Cabin

Price: $99 per night

Travel to the Netherlands without worrying about changing your dollars to euros—and without worrying about spending too much money on accommodations. This cheap Airbnb is in Holland, Michigan, a charming town with genuine Dutch flair. It’s two blocks from Lake Macatawa and just miles from downtown Holland, Oval Beach and Saugatuck Dunes State Park. You’ll love the peaceful evenings outside on the big patio that’s shared with the main house.

Pros:

  • Short walk to the well-maintained, paved walking/biking path that connects all of Holland
  • Fully functional kitchen
  • Free parking
  • Roku TV

Con:

  • No public transportation available

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Minnesota Tree Top Urban Studio With Private Porch Loftvia airbnb.com

Minnesota: Tree-Top Urban Studio with Private Porch

Price: $153 per night

Rarely do you get to feel like you’re camping in a metropolis, but you might when you stay at this magical treehouse. You’ll enjoy third-floor living in a cedar-plank, A-frame studio apartment with its own private porch, set just blocks from the Blue Line Metro, making it extremely easy to arrive from the airport and get into the heart of the city in minutes. Better yet, you’ll be within steps of the best restaurants, shops, theaters and everything else Minneapolis has to offer. This stunning studio has its own loft, two queen beds, a full bath, a kitchenette, an air purifier and Wi-Fi.

Pros:

  • Unique downtown studio apartment
  • A/C in summer
  • Smart TV

Con:

  • Free street parking but no parking on the property

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Mississippi The Round House Retreatvia airbnb.com

Mississippi: The Round House Retreat

Price: $139 per night

Just 30 minutes from Biloxi and the Gulf Coast beaches, but a world away in the woods, is this spectacular cheap Airbnb retreat. Red Creek State Wildlife Management Area hiking trails are just outside, and you can bring a bike if you prefer to explore on two wheels. There’s a private, spring-fed lake for fishing too. There’s a massive primary bedroom with a king-size bed, plus bunk beds in the second bedroom. It also has on-site laundry, plus air conditioning for those muggy summer nights.

Pros:

  • Free use of two-person boat with seats and paddles
  • Strongest Wi-Fi in the woods
  • Drinking water from a freshwater spring

Con:

  • Must be able to climb steps to the second floor of this round house

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Missouri Firefly Bungalowvia airbnb.com

Missouri: Firefly Bungalow

Price: $106 per night

This cheap Airbnb in the Ozarks is both eclectic and vintage, but with thoughtful modern touches. You’ll see retro midcentury furniture, original refinished hardwoods, quartz countertops and custom cabinets. This cozy house has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths, a laundry room, fully stocked kitchen, living room and even separate office space if you need to work during your vacation.

Pros:

  • No cleaning fee
  • Extra fold-up twin bed available at no charge
  • Portable crib, high chair and baby gate available for free

Con:

  • You’ll need to drive into Springfield for dining and attractions

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Montana Bridger View Bunkhousevia airbnb.com

Montana: Bridger View Bunkhouse

Price: $99 per night

The first thing you’ll notice about this brand-new apartment in Bozeman is that it has spectacular views of the Bridger Mountains and Spanish Peaks! The one-bedroom apartment is fully furnished in a clean, modern style and has every amenity you could want during your stay, including a pull-out sofa and laundry room. Montana is all about outdoor adventure, and this picturesque bunkhouse is just steps away from hiking and biking trails, as well as two great parks, including Dinosaur Park.

Pros:

  • Unparalleled views of the Bridger Mountains and Spanish Peaks
  • Complimentary bikes
  • Entire guesthouse is yours

Con:

  • Not close to downtown Bozeman

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Nebraska Haymarket Hideaway via airbnb.com

Nebraska: Haymarket Hideaway

Price: $139 per night

Are you ready for a Midwestern boho retreat in the heart of beautiful Lincoln? This two-bedroom house has been fully renovated from top to bottom to give it a modern yet bohemian aesthetic. It’s within a mile walk of all the best destinations in town, like The Railyard and Historic Haymarket, as well as the arena and stadium. You’ll feel like you’re living in a retro dream house with all the conveniences of 21st-century life during your stay in the city.

Pros:

  • Contactless check-in
  • Smart TV with access to all streaming channels
  • Fully stocked kitchen with Keurig coffee maker
  • Pack-n-Play available

Con:

  • No early check-ins or late check-outs

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Nevada Mgm Signature Patio Penthousevia airbnb.com

Nevada: MGM Signature Patio Penthouse

Price: $169 per night

Your own penthouse on the Vegas Strip for less than the cost of a hotel room? Booking this cheap Airbnb in Sin City is better than winning a jackpot on the slot machines! The penthouse studio condo is in a tower connected to the MGM Grand and the monorail station, making it easy to get around, see the shows, dine at the best restaurants and live it up in Las Vegas. It has a king-size bed and pull-out sofa, a balcony, kitchen and everything you’ll need for an epic private getaway.

Pros:

  • No resort fees or taxes
  • Free parking
  • Access to all the MGM resort amenities like the lazy river, swimming pools, hot tub and gym

Con:

  • Must be over 21 to book this cheap Airbnb

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Rd Cheap Air B N B New Hampshire Two Bedroom Guest Suitevia airbnb.com

New Hampshire: Two-Bedroom Guest Suite

Price: $102 per night

This cheap Airbnb is located on the second floor of The Aaron Seaman House, a Colonial charmer built in 1804. The second floor is all yours, private and gorgeously decorated, with two bedrooms (each featuring a queen bed), one bathroom and a beverage and snack center with complimentary coffee, tea, mini-fridge, microwave and teakettle. All this can be yours at a cheap price and within walking distance to quaint downtown Keene! What is the difference between Airbnb and VRBO anyway?

Pros:

  • Stay in one of the oldest homes in Keene, built in 1804
  • Private expanse of the entire second floor

Con:

  • Tall people will have to duck in this home dating back more than 200 years

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Rd Cheap Air B N B New Jersey Jersey City Apartment In 1887 Town Homevia airbnb.com

New Jersey: Jersey City Apartment in 1887 Townhome

Price: $136 per night

If you’re looking for something more cultural and action-packed than a New Jersey beach holiday this year but balk at NYC prices, opt for a stay in this charming apartment in a stunning brick townhome that dates back to 1887. This second-floor downtown Jersey City apartment is just a block from the Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, where you can satisfy your shopping and dining needs, and an easy five-minute walk to the PATH train station, which gets you into New York City in about 15 minutes. There’s just one bedroom with a queen bed, but this apartment also has a sofa bed, as well as a beautiful kitchen, a clawfoot tub and shower in the bathroom, and Verizon Fios cable TV.

Pros:

  • Close to NYC via public transportation
  • Private entrance
  • Ice cream shop across the street

Con:

  • No washer or dryer

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Rd Cheap Air B N B New Mexico Santa Fe Style Casitavia airbnb.com

New Mexico: Santa Fe–Style Casita

Price: $159 per night

It doesn’t get more Southwestern than this pretty little adobe-style home. The romantic one-bedroom, one-bathroom Casita de la Luz (House of the Lights) offers spectacular mountain views that can compete with even the best hotel rooms with views and puts you close to Santa Fe’s top destinations, such as the Canyon Road Art District, San Miguel Mission, Meow Wolf and St. John’s College. Inside, you’ll love the colorful, authentic local decor and the fireplace in the bedroom to stoke the flames of romance.

Pros:

  • Rooftop deck with views of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains
  • Gas fireplace
  • Koi pond

Con:

  • Stairs make this casita unsuitable for those with mobility issues

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Rd Cheap Air B N B New York Mod East Village Duplexvia airbnb.com

New York: Mod East Village Duplex

Price: $100 per night

The coolest neighborhood in Manhattan can be yours for just $100 a night in this modern duplex at 11th and Avenue C in Alphabet City in the East Village. You’ll enjoy the full run of the tastefully designed apartment’s living room, kitchen and laundry, including air conditioning and Wi-Fi, at this cheap NYC Airbnb while renting a private room with a queen bed and bathroom. It’s a five-minute walk to Tompkins Square Park, movie theaters and incredible restaurants. Your local host, Cara, will even offer guidance about the city, if you wish.

Pros:

  • Best neighborhood in NYC
  • Apartment life at a great price
  • Wood floors, Moroccan tiles and lots of light
  • Close to buses and subway

Con:

  • You’ll eventually have to check out and leave this hidden NYC gem!

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Rd Cheap Air B N B North Carolina Eco Friendly Treehouse The Roostvia airbnb.com

North Carolina: Eco-Friendly Treehouse, The Roost

Price: $98 per night

This awesome treehouse you can rent lets you get close to nature in the middle of a city! It’s nine feet in the air, giving you stellar views. Inside, you’ll find a queen bed tucked inside a cute nook, a swing chair, a kitchen with a two-burner induction cooktop, refrigerator and toaster oven, and a private bathroom with a tub and shower. The best part about staying at this cheap Airbnb in Greensboro is that it’s totally eco-friendly: The Roost was built as a natural, toxin-free, energy-efficient project.

Pros:

  • Beautiful views and quiet space in the trees
  • Free parking
  • Unique accommodations
  • Swing chair inside the Airbnb

Cons:

  • Private Airbnb but in the owner’s backyard
  • Only accessible via stairs

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Rd Cheap Air B N B North Dakota Blithe And Charming Flat In Downtown Fargovia airbnb.com

North Dakota: Charming Flat Downtown

Price: $71 per night

This historic apartment is close to the best that downtown Fargo has to offer, from delicious food and breweries to world-class museums and live entertainment. There’s a king-size bed in the bedroom, a Blu Dot sofa in the living room that converts to a queen bed, and a comfortable reading room too, all for an incredibly low price of $71 a night, making this the best cheap Airbnb in Fargo.

Pros:

  • Historic building
  • Incredible off-Broadway downtown location
  • Private entrance

Cons:

  • Free parking only on weekends and after 5 p.m.
  • Shared laundry in building
  • The downtown area can be loud when nearby North Dakota State University hosts athletic games or other events

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Rd Cheap Air B N B Ohio Hip, Eclectic One Bedroom Apartmentvia airbnb.com

Ohio: Hip, Eclectic Apartment

Price: $112 per night

This bright, fun and incredibly eclectic one-bedroom Airbnb is located in Over the Rhine (OTR), Cincinnati’s prized historic district and home of the nation’s largest collection of 19th-century Italianate architecture. You are also within walking distance of the Entertainment District, lined with bars, breweries, boutiques and the Reds’s Great American Ball Park, as well as some of the best music and art venues, including Music Hall and the Cincinnati Museum Center. Inside the apartment is a bedroom with a queen bed, a living room with a sofa and separate single-bed sleeper couch, a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities and more.

Pros:

  • Free parking in a garage
  • Keyless entry
  • 1 1/2 blocks from the Connector streetcar (public transportation)

Con:

  • The nightlife nearby isn’t for everyone

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Oklahoma: Historic Santa Fe–Style Home

Price: $85 per night

This may be the prettiest cheap Airbnb in Oklahoma City. It certainly is one of the most affordable at just $85 a night! This gorgeously renovated historic home has an enormous showpiece kitchen, a bathroom with a tiled tub, and two bedrooms (each with queen beds). It’s just a 10-minute drive from Downtown OKC, Chesapeake Arena, the Plaza District and Midtown.

Pros:

  • Ceiling fans and central air conditioning
  • Beautifully decorated
  • Washer and dryer in unit

Cons:

  • Balcony isn’t accessible to guests
  • Drive required to get into downtown Oklahoma City

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Oregon: Sea Spray Oceanfront Beach Cottage

Price: $155 per night

If it weren’t so cheap, this Airbnb might qualify as one of the most extravagant Airbnb listings in America, thanks to the unique ocean views afforded by its location atop an 80-foot cliff! Guests at this one-bedroom apartment have beachfront access, allowing for a peaceful experience on the rugged Oregon coast. The Lincoln City cottage has a balcony outfitted with chairs and an electric BBQ. There’s a king-size bed in the main bedroom and a queen in the second one. You’ll also find an ample kitchenette with an Instant Pot, microwave, coffee maker and mini-refrigerator. Relax in the evenings with an electric fireplace and DirectTV.

Pros:

  • Location on 80-foot bluff above the sea
  • No cleaning fee
  • Unparalleled sunset views
  • Free parking

Con:

  • Bathroom may be a bit small for larger guests

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Pennsylvania: Alexander Hamilton Suite

Price: $45 per night

Indulge yourself with a stay in the Alexander Hamilton Suite, part of a grand Victorian residence. The stately space includes a living area, full kitchen, bedroom with an ornate bed and a full bath. You can also kick back and relax outdoors in the peaceful fenced-in courtyard. Staying in the lovely, leafy Powelton Village neighborhood—one of Philadelphia’s most beautiful and best-kept secrets—you’ll be close to the youthful fun of University City and have access to Center City’s bars, restaurants, theaters and museums.

Pros:

  • Flexible check-in/out time
  • Availability to store luggage to extend your trip in Philadelphia
  • Free street parking

Con:

  • Not in the heart of downtown

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Rhode Island: Tiny Living in the Nook in Historic Arcade

Price: $101 per night

If you’re looking for clever ways to save money on summer travel in an underrated New England city, booking this cheap Airbnb in a historic building in Providence is your best bet. The Nook is on the top floor of the Arcade Providence, the oldest indoor mall in America, built in the Greek Revival style. It makes the perfect base for walking the city and exploring its many restaurants and the rest of Providence’s arts, culture and entertainment scene. A lot is packed into 263 square feet in this tiny apartment: a living area, dining table for two, a kitchenette with dishwasher, refrigerator, electric kettle and toaster oven, a bathroom with a shower, a full bed with built-in drawers below, and of course, a reading nook with a chair and books!

Pros:

  • Train station is just a 10-minute walk away
  • 100% electric, renewable energy powers this apartment

Cons:

  • No free parking
  • Not the most private cheap Airbnb
  • Only room for one or two guests

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South Carolina: Tiny Secluded Guest House

Price: $75 per night

Previous guests note that this may be the cleanest Airbnb they’ve ever stayed in, and that yummy snacks are provided by the Superhosts! This utterly charming tiny home has a queen bed and a bathroom that’s separated by a foldable screen, like in a studio apartment. It’s close to downtown Columbia and the University of South Carolina.

Pros:

  • The cottage, yard, pond and garden are all accessible for guests of this cheap Airbnb
  • Free snacks provided
  • Walking distance to downtown

Con:

  • Only street parking available

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South Dakota: McKennan Park Cottage

Price: $92 per night

If you’re trying to figure out how to budget for a road trip through South Dakota, you’ll want to book a stay in the cheap Airbnb guest apartment of this quaint cottage in Sioux Falls. Guests have access to the home’s hot tub, fireplace and garden patio. If you love dogs, you’re in luck, because two Goldendoodles, Oso and Ruby, live upstairs! This private garden bungalow, just across from beautiful McKennan Park’s tennis courts and pool, has one large bedroom with a queen-size bed and two large sofas for extra guests. The unique “grotto room” can be used for dining or playing games with friends and family.

Pros:

  • Private entrance
  • Self check-in available
  • Small kitchenette with teapot, coffee pot, microwave and refrigerator

Con:

  • The owners only accept guests who have positive reviews from previous Airbnb hosts (so if you are new to Airbnb, this will be problematic)

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Tennessee: Cozy Music City Cottage

Price: $101 per night

Visiting the home of country music—in one of the most expensive cities in America—just got cheaper. Stay in a cozy Airbnb Plus cottage in Music City for about $100 a night! The newly renovated one-bedroom, one-bath cottage in the hip South Inglewood area of East Nashville has a big patio surrounded by fragrant herb and flower gardens, plus a large backyard complete with free-roaming chickens. Inside you’ll find an open layout studio-style home with a dining area, queen bed and bath with shower. You’ll be a good walk or cheap rideshare away from the honky-tonk bars of Broadway, the Ryman Auditorium and the brand-new GEODIS Park to see a soccer game.

Pros:

  • Exclusive Airbnb Plus listing with almost 1,000 glowing reviews
  • Located in the hip East Nashville neighborhood
  • Vintage vinyl record collection to spin during your stay

Con:

  • Not in downtown Nashville

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Texas: Coastal Hideaway Minutes from Beach

Price: $79 per night

This adorable tiny guest house is less than a mile from the beach and two miles from Galveston’s historic Strand district. The 500-square-foot studio is newly renovated and sparkling clean, with a queen-size bed, a seating area, dedicated workspace, retro-style kitchen appliances and a coffee maker. Ever wonder what tiny houses are like around the world?

Pros:

  • Private entrance
  • Private patio
  • Free driveway parking

Con:

  • Pets aren’t allowed

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Utah: Cozy Condo by the Slopes

Price: $53 per night

When you’re visiting Park City, whether in the winter or summer, you’ll probably want to be by the ski slopes. Not only do the slopes provide great skiing in the winter, but they’re also great for scenic hikes in the summer. This Canyons Village condo is a five-minute walk to the bus stop, where you can catch a ride to all the Park City ski slopes. You can also take advantage of the ski locker, hot tub, heated pool, sauna, steam room and gym at the condo complex during your stay.

Pros:

  • Secure underground parking
  • Ski locker and luggage storage
  • Access to hot tub, sauna, gym and steam room
  • One-minute bus ride away from the Red Pine Gondola and Orange Bubble Express

Con:

  • Entire condo is only 300 square feet

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Vermont: Barn Loft Featured in Boston Magazine

Price: $155 per night

A quintessential New England barn, this cheap Airbnb property is about 30 minutes from Middlebury and Burlington, near the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain. While there is no kitchen, the nearby restaurants and the barn’s rustic charm and unique character make up for it. Plenty of outdoor adventure awaits, and if that’s not enough, visit the local wineries and breweries. The inside of this barn, which is separate from the main house, features a living space, eating area, couch, private bathroom and a bedroom with a queen-size bed. Want a cheap Airbnb that’s spookier than this cute barn? Check out these haunted places you can rent.

Pros:

  • Cathedral ceilings
  • Air conditioning
  • Drip coffee maker and electric teakettle
  • Portable single-frame twin bed available

Con:

  • No kitchen

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Virginia: Teepee with View of Blue Ridge Mountains

Price: $98 per night

Haven’t you always wanted to stay in a teepee for a few nights? This unique romantic weekend getaway experience will give you great views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the seclusion you’re seeking. Escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life in this teepee near Roanoke and Lynchburg, while staying near great local attractions such as brewery and vineyard tours, with hiking and swimming also nearby. A Sleep Number Bed provides glamping comfort, plus there’s heat and an electric blanket too! The teepee has access to a shower and bath house that’s been winterized to keep you warm while you take a hot shower and watch the moon rise over the mountains.

Pros:

  • Use of Echo Dot to stream music in the teepee
  • Electric blanket and heat included inside
  • Free snacks, water, tea and coffee
  • Fire pit

Con:

  • Short walk to bathroom

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Washington: Tiny House with Private Beach

Price: $137 per night

This darling 19-foot tiny house sits on a one-acre waterfront lot in the woods in Olympia. The compact rental has all the amenities of home, just downsized. It offers easy access to the beach via a private trail, complimentary use of kayaks, a relaxing hammock outside and the chance to stargaze in comfort through the loft skylight. Perched on a hill above a shoreline with views of Puget Sound, this cheap Airbnb is stocked with amenities you might not expect in such a small space, including a kitchen with spices and oils, plus a mini fridge, cooktop, microwave and French press coffee maker. There’s also a sleeping loft with a full-sized bed, and an RV-size shower outfitted with all-natural soaps and shampoos!

Pros:

  • Hiking trails and beach access
  • Wi-Fi
  • Surrounded by fruit trees, a lush garden and tall fir trees
  • Private fire ring with firetop cooking tools
  • Kayaks and life jackets

Cons:

  • Sleeping loft accessible only by a ladder
  • Hand-crank composting toilet might not be for everyone

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West Virginia: Cozy School Bus Conversion

Price: $92 per night

Here’s your chance to stay in a school bus that’s been converted into a cheap Airbnb, located just 15 minutes from Harpers Ferry. This unique rental near Shepherdstown, West Virginia, magically manages to squeeze a full bed along with a sofa, table and wood-burning stove into a classic yellow bus. There’s even electricity, a wood floor and wood siding, but you’ll need to walk to the main house to use the kitchen and bathroom.

Pros:

  • Wooden deck built off the school bus
  • BBQ grill and outdoor chairs
  • Air conditioner

Con:

  • No kitchen or bathroom inside the bus

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Wisconsin: Clock Tower Loft

Price: $87 per night

Hang out in Milwaukee’s hip yet historically significant Walker’s Point district at this loft apartment over the owner’s garage. The stunning studio apartment has a queen-size bed, cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors, a fully stocked kitchen and a full bath. It’s located in one of the city’s three original neighborhoods, with some nearby homes even dating back to the Civil War! This magnificent property is also close to the lakefront, a theater and museums.

Pros:

  • Balcony deck
  • Great neighborhood
  • Easy street parking

Con:

  • Must be able to climb up and down five steps

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Wyoming: Cozy Sheepherder Wagon

Price: $99 per night

Enjoy a quintessential Wild West experience when you rent a sheepherder wagon as a cheap Airbnb in Cody. This tiny accommodation has been transformed into a sleeping area, allowing you to experience how the early settlers sometimes slept, but in significantly more comfort! You’ll find a bed, table and chairs inside, and a comfy deck just outside with views of the beautiful Wyoming landscape.

Pros:

  • Authentic Wild West experience but with a comfortable mattress
  • Deck and chairs
  • Open skies with stargazing potential

Con:

  • Bathroom and shower are in the main house, through a separate entrance

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Additional reporting by Lyn Mettler.

Jeff Bogle
Jeff Bogle is an Iris Award-winning photographer, avid traveler, and English football fanatic who regularly covers travel, culture, cars, health, business, the environment, and more for Reader's Digest. Jeff has also written for Parents Magazine, Esquire, PBS, and Good Housekeeping, among other publications. He is the proud dad of teen daughters. You can follow his adventures on Instagram and Twitter @OWTK.