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If you’re headed on holiday and are looking for a place to stay, it doesn’t get much better than an Airbnb in Guanajuato, Mexico. Not only are they less expensive than hotels and offer more privacy, but most Guanajuato Airbnbs offer sprawling rooftop terraces, five-star amenities, and the most magnificent views imaginable.

We’ve put together this list of 10 of the best Airbnbs in Guanajuato, Mexico to help you find the ideal place to stay. 

Editor’s Note: Please note that Airbnb recently made changes to their program so in this article, we are including links to other options like VRBO or Booking.com which have much lower booking fees.

Best VRBOs, Airbnbs, and Vacation Homes in Guanajuato

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Best Overall Vacation Home in GuanajuatoCasa Estrelita | Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
airbnb guanajuato: casa mirador
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Best Budget Vacation Home in GuanajuatoEl Catamaran | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
airbnb guanajuato: casa sobre la pena
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Best Luxury Vacation Home in GuanajuatoCasona Boutique | Entire Home (4BR, 4.5B)

airbnb guanajuato: amazing house in the center
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Best Vacation Home in Guanajuato for CouplesMountain View Apartment | Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
airbnb guanajuato: casa colibri
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10 Best Vacation Rentals and Airbnbs in Guanajuato

Here are 10 of the best Airbnbs in Guanajuato, Mexico for a dose of vacation inspiration!

Funky City Apartment 

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location:0.5 mi to Guanajuato center

Price: $

An outstanding budget stay, this home rental in Guanajuato is a top pick for anyone looking for inexpensive accommodation in the city.

This beautiful apartment has a vintage feel to it, with exposed brick, dangling light fixtures, and iron details. It has killer views and funky furniture and artwork throughout the place. 

The best part about this Guanajuato rental  is the lovely courtyard with tons of fruit trees, making it a great place to lounge and relax.

Why We Love It: Funkily decorated apartment with superior views of town. 

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El Catamaran

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Centro

Price: $

You’ll have a hard time pulling your eyes away from the windows here, as this vacation rental in Guanajuato has a million-dollar view (with a budget price tag).

Most of the apartment features gigantic windows that display rolling mountains, colorful homes, and the iconic Guanajuato monuments. Aside from the view, the place is cozy and comfortable, with bright and colorful Mexican furnishings.

Located 5 minutes walk from the Alhóndiga de Granaditas and 10 minutes from Callejón del Beso and Jardín de la Unión, this place can easily sleep 4 people.

Why We Love It: Absolutely insane views from the terrace.

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Mountain View Apartment

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: 1.6 mi to Guanajuato center

Price:$$ 

Sitting a few miles from the center, this home in Guanajuato is an ideal home base for a pair of friends or a couple. The apartment is spacious and has two bedrooms, while still retaining a cozy feel to it.

The master bedroom downstairs is complete with queen size bed, fireplace, reading room, full bath and views of the gardens and city beyond. The 2nd bedroom has a 2 individual beds which can be connected.

The apartment has a large living room area, terrace, and you can make use of the well-stocked kitchen.

However, the best part about this apartment is the stunning views of the city which you can enjoy right from the comforts of your bed! The pool and courtyard are also nothing short of stunning!

Why We Love It: Bedroom view + pool!

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Casa Estrellita

Casa Estrellita

Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location:1.6 mi to Guanajuato Center

Price: $ 

This vacation home in Guanajuato is a funky space brimming with Mexican decor and bright colors. It’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment with plenty of space to lounge about in the vibrant common areas.

The living room is organized around a fireplace, with wooden beams on the ceiling and plenty of sitting space. It looks out over the entire city, with glowing mountains in the background, lined with colorful homes in front. There’s also a lovely kitchen that’s decked out with blue tiles and has everything you need for cooking during your stay.

Originally constructed as the owner’s private residence, this stunning estate is the PERFECT place to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing around the city.

Why We Love It: Huge and colorful apartment with beautiful decorations and a lovely rooftop. 

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Jardin Escondido/Hidden Garden in the Heart of GTO

Jardin Escondido/Hidden Garden in the Heart of GTO

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2.5B)

Location: Next to the University of Guanajuato

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

A total hidden gem, this Guanajuato Airbnb is large and has a touch of nature in the city. The house has recently been renovated and is complete with a tree-filled yard, making it an oasis for visitors. 

The two bedrooms have their own ensuite bathrooms and small lounge areas, in case you want to curl up with a good book. But as you’ll be located just a four-minute walk from the center of town, you probably won’t be spending much time in your room anyways. If you feel inclined, you can cook up your own meals in the full kitchen or catch up on work with the fast WiFi. 

There’s a large and sunny terrace at this home that separates the two bedrooms. Enjoy the view or a cup of coffee here… it’s quite a remarkable spot!

Why We Love It: Large home with tree-filled yard and spacious terrace with a view. 

What Past Guests Have Said: “Dave’s place is a must! Very spacious and clean. Literally a 5 minute walk to the centro. The best part was waking up in the mornings to the best view. It was easy to communicate with Dave and Mario, property manager. Mario helped us with transportation from and to the airport. Make sure to read the packet that’s at the entrance and in the room, those recommended place are a must as well. Looking forward to staying here again.”

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Insider Tip: Since things are pretty spread out in Guanajuato, having a car is essential to make the most of your trip. Click Here to check out rental car options and get ready to hit the road!

Casa Colibri, Heated Pool & FiberOptic Internet

Casa Colibri, Heated Pool & FiberOptic Internet

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Embajadoras Plaza

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

Relax and unwind at this home rental in Guanajuato which offers a sweet respite from the bustling city. The apartment is super bright, with intricately tiled floors and a cozy bedroom to get some sleep in.

The living room has a comfy couch, with a video projector and even a piano! The apartment is full of fun touches like these that make it an optimal place to stay on your holiday in Guanajuato.

This stay also comes with access to a sweet little patio that has an orange tree for you to enjoy, and tons of amenities like Bluetooth speakers, an espresso machine, and laundry space. You also have full use of the rooftop pool that’s shared with one other home. 

Why We Love It: Bright apartment with heaps of amenities and shared pool. 

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Casa Bufa (New to VRBO)

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3B

Location: 1.3 miles to center

Price: $$

Although new on VRBO, this property was too gorgeous to pass up because let’s face it, most people head to this city to enjoy the beautiful views and this property allows you to do just that! With glass windows from floor to ceiling, you can enjoy unobstructed views of Guanajato City.

There’s a large kitchen and dining area, in addition to an incredible rooftop terrace that overlooks the entire city. It is spacious and can easily sleep 6 people!

Why We Love It: INCREDIBLE views!

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Casa Meraki (Ilio) / The Best View and Pool

Casa Meraki (Ilio) / The Best View and Pool

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: 500 meters from El Pipila monument

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

If you’re seeking some luxury during your stay in Guanajuato, this is the VRBO to book. It’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that’s perfect for two couples, a pair of friends, or a small family. 

Aside from the bedrooms, there’s lots of hangout space in the apartment like a comfortable lounge and full kitchen with a bar… not to mention the outstanding view from just outside the floor-to-ceiling windows!

The apartment has a shared rooftop pool (only shared between four apartments), with a lounge area and place to eat. Your host can even set up meals on the roof for you to enjoy if you want to sleep in and have brunch at home. 

Plus, this stay comes with private parking, daily cleaning service, and a handful of other amenities you’re sure to enjoy during your time here. 

Why We Love It: Gorgeous luxury apartment with rooftop pool and amenities. 

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Amazing House in the Center with Pool and Parking

Amazing House in the Center with Pool and Parking

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2.5B)

Location: 5-minute walk from the main plaza

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

A unique stay in an exclusive condo area, this Guanajuato Airbnb is absolutely dreamy. It can accommodate up to seven guests and offers excellent value for its price.

Two of the bedrooms have their own private balconies, but there are also two private roof terraces to enjoy, complete with a BBQ grill, bar area, and stunning views. 

The apartment is well-decorated, and has amenities such as extra towels, laundry facilities, and, of course, a well-stocked kitchen. There’s also a shared pool to make good use of and a small social area for use across the condo. 

Why We Love It: Beautiful house with lots of amenities and a shared pool. 

What Past Guests Have Said: “Christels place is amaaaaziing! It’s conveniently located less than 2 miles from some really good restaurants and attractions, which we found ourselves walking to daily. It’s also in a gated area that feels safe. & it was just the perfect size for my family and I to enjoy a weekend in Guanajuato.”

“We slept like babies at this safe townhouse. We loved the location as it was very peaceful and had an epic rooftop view of Centro.”

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Casona Boutique Guanajuato

Casona Boutique Guanajuato

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 4.5B)

Location: Privilegios de la Vistas housing complex

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$$

To go all out on your vacation, book this home in Guanajuato, Mexico that’s a guaranteed good time. Set just slightly out of town but still within walking distance of the center, this place is a mansion and can accommodate up to ten guests during your stay.

It’s built in traditional Mexican style, with heaps of authentic artwork, architecture, and furnishings to round out the swanky home. Each bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, and the place is decorated to the nines with wooden details everywhere and a huge amount of airflow throughout the entire house.

Common areas include a spacious lounge, large rooftop terrace, and a patio with a grill to enjoy.

Why We Love It: Luxurious Mexican mansion, perfect for large groups. 

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It’s quite amazing how lovely the vacation homes in Guanajuato are, and how inexpensive too! Even budget travelers are able to find entire apartments with rooftops and views without breaking the bank… Airbnb is definitely the way to go for your trip to Guanajuato!

Editor’s Note: For more Mexico travel tips, check out our Mexico travel guide!

Things to Do in Guanajuato

Looking for ideas on what to do in Guanajuato during your time there? Here’s a few ideas for local experiences in the area that we recommend.

  • Do a Walking Tour and Photoshoot- Explore this colorful town with a photographer, discovering the hidden gems of Guanajuato.
  • Walk around town up to a viewpoint– Spend time in nature on this relaxing hike to a viewpoint to watch the sunset.
  • Walking Food Tour- Get to know Guanajuato’s history through its food on a walking food tour across the city.

Packing for Your Airbnb

Before you take off for your trip, check out our Travel Gear Guide to make sure you don’t miss out on anything important!

Travel Must: At the risk of sounding like your parents, make sure you get travel insurance before hitting the road. Trust us, it’s one of those things you don’t want to leave home without. We recommend either World Nomads or Safety Wing, depending on the type of traveler you are.


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