Airbnb, VRBO & Vacation Homes in Boise, Idaho: 15 Awesome Places to Stay

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As the capital of Idaho, Boise has much to offer – be it urban experiences or outdoor adventures. If you’re headed to this city for a holiday, there’s no better choice than staying in an Airbnb in Boise. 

You’ll be surprised at how affordable Airbnbs, VRBOs and vacation homes in Boise are… and there are some truly stylish spaces that you can stay in! Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends, there’ll be a rental here that’ll suit your needs. 

Check out 15 of the best Airbnbs, VRBO and vacation homes in Boise, Idaho here. There’s something for everyone, no matter your budget or type of holiday! 

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.

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Best Overall Vacation Home in BoiseStylish Modern Condo  | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
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Best Budget Vacation Home in BoiseDorthy's East End 1BD | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
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Best Luxury Vacation Home in BoiseStunning Luxury Designer Home / Heart of Boise |
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Best Vacation Home in Boise For CouplesSweet Pea Tiny Home | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
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Best Vacation Home in Boise For GroupsMid-Century Home | Entire Home (3BR, 2B)
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15 Best Airbnbs, VRBO & Vacation Homes in Boise

Amy and Anita’s North End Downtown Condo

Amy and Anita's North End Downtown Condo

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: North end, walking distance to Capitol and downtown

Superhost: Yes 

Price: $

This bright and airy condo is an awesome Airbnb in Boise if you’re looking for great value for money. Remodeled by HGTV’s Boise Boys, this space works great whether you’re traveling alone or as a couple. 

The white walls give the apartment an open feel and there are pops of color everywhere in the decorative touches. You’ll love hanging out in the spacious living room with its lush leather couch. Beyond the living room, there’s a dining area with a large table and bar seating and a fully-equipped kitchen further back. Get cozy in the bedroom that has a memory foam mattress for a good night’s sleep. 

There’s also a covered patio should you want some fresh air, and a desk tucked away in the corner of the living room if you need an area to work. Plus, the sofa in the living room actually folds out into a bed, should you need it!

Why We Love It: Cozy and stylish apartment at an affordable price.

What Past Guests Have Said: “My partner and I loved staying at Amy and Anita’s condo. The location is perfect for walking into downtown as well as to nearby nature parks with beautiful trails. The kitchen was well stocked with tons of spices and anything extra you needed to cook a meal. The bed was super comfy and that rain shower- amazing!”

“Amy and Anita’s place was perfect for our 3 day trip to Boise. It was the perfect location to walk to downtown and the location of the condo was nice and quiet!”

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Dorthy’s East End 1BD

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: East End on E. Washington St.

Price: $

This Boise vacation rental has a prime location on the fringe of downtown. 

It’s a little guest house set behind a main property and offer a cozy stay and all the modern amenities you might need for an awesome trip. You’ll be charmed by the colorful interior that’s decorated in bright springtime hues. 

Hang out in the living area or whip up a storm in the full kitchen that’s equipped with a farm style sink and all you’ll need for cooking. There’s also a super cool dining table where you can enjoy your meals. 

The lush bedroom has a luxurious feel with an ensuite bathroom, crips linens and a sliding barn door. You’ll have no problem drifting off to sleep here!

Why We Love It: Well-appointed guest house in a great location.

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Quiet North End Retreat

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: North End near Hillside to Hollow Reserve

Price: $

For a stylish stay that doesn’t break the bank, check out this Boise vacation home with a simple layout and all the practicalities needed for a comfortable stay. 

Located in the North End, this upstairs studio is minimalist chic. While it may be a studio, thanks to the large windows and great design, you’ll still feel comfortable and relaxed. There’s a cozy sofa where you can chill out, a fully-stocked full kitchen with all you need to prepare meals, and there’s also a table for two to dine at!

Tucked in a nook is the plush bed with high-quality bedding and there’s also a full, private bathroom for long, hot showers. 

Why We Love It: Beautiful minimalist space, ideal for one or two travelers.

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Luxury Vacation Home in Heart of Boise

Luxury Vacation Home in Heart of Boise

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: South Boise Village 

Price: $

How does modern with rustic touches sound to you? If this is your vibe, take a look at this vacation home in Boise that offers a beautiful place to stay in the middle of the city. 

Located in South Boise Village, this one-bedroom beauty gives you lots of space and amenities for a fantastic stay. On the first level, you’ll find the living, dining, and kitchen areas. The high ceilings and white walls give you a huge sense of space when you’re here! 

The rustic vibe is achieved through incorporating natural materials in the furniture and decorative items, plus plants and greenery around the house. The motif continues in the second-floor bedroom which is mainly white with rattan furnishings. 

Why We Love It: A lovely retreat in the heart of Boise.

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Upscale Hyde Park Urban Executive Suite w/ Loft

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Near Camel Back’s Park 

Price: $

If a modern, industrial vibe is more to your taste, this VRBO in Boise could be the place for you. It’s situated just half a block from Camel Back’s Park and a short walk to shops and restaurants in Hyde Park. 

This space is actually a bungalow and it’s been carefully designed to offer the amenities you’d need in a vacation home. While the kitchen may have a minimalist look, you still have access to all you’d need for self-catering. There’s also a table where you can enjoy your meals and a comfy couch for lounging in. The bedroom is tucked away for some privacy. 

A cool feature of this home is that you can slide open the garage doors for some open-air vibes — a great option when the weather is cool! 

Why We Love It: Apartment in a central location with trendy industrial vibes.

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Stylish Modern Condo 

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: North End

Price: $

For a Boise VRBO that combines style and comfort, this quietly elegant home is a top choice. It’s in a great location in the North End, just two blocks from Camel Back’s Park and within walking distance to the happening Hyde Park. 

Decorated in neutrals with pops of yellow, this top floor condo just exudes relaxing vibes. The main space combines a stylish kitchen with a cozy living room that leads to a covered balcony. The floor to ceiling windows let in lots of light, making the space feel bright and airy. Little decorative touches elevate the home from simple to elegant. 

When it comes time to retire, you’ll have no problem collapsing into the Tempurpedic bed and turning on the smart TV> 

Why We Love It: Cozy condo, ideal for a romantic getaway.

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North End Cottage

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2B)

Location: North End near Hill Road and N. 28th St. 

Price: $

Traveling to Boise as a group and on a budget? This VRBO offers a beautiful place to stay for up six people… and it has an affordable price – score! 

Your group will be ultra-comfortable in this spacious bungalow that has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Located in the North End, you’ll only be a quick drive from downtown and the best nature that Boise has to offer. 

There’s loads of space for you and your group. Lounge around in the huge living room which has plush couches, or hop over to the kitchen with tons of space for everyone to chip in with the meal prep. 

The bedrooms and bathrooms are equally spacious, and there are even laundry machines. Awesome!

Why We Love It: Large, well-appointed home that’s great for a group holiday.

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Sweet Pea Tiny Home

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Boise State University District near W. Boise Ave 

Price: $$

This studio apartment near Boise State University is just absolutely dreamy, and it’s the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Brimming with style, this VRBO will wow you when you walk through the door. 

White walls, splashes of green, adorable little touches everywhere, this home is a cozy spot. It’s all one big space, with a double bed, bright kitchen, plus a dining table. 

But the star of this sweet space is the bathroom with not only a shower, but also a soaking tub for serene nights spent at home.

Why We Love It: Instagram-worthy studio apartment, with a killer bathroom.

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The Modern Studio w/ Garden View

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: At the base of Eagle Rock and Table Rock

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

Prefer to be near some great hiking and biking trails? Then check out this Boise VRBO that’s located in the East End neighborhood, at the base of Eagle Rock and Table Rock. 

This studio apartment is furnished in a modern style, with clean lines, concrete floors, white walls, and lots of windows. This bright and airy space may be a studio but it’s a spacious one. One end holds the living room area with comfy couches ideal for relaxing in. There’s also a small dining table for casual meals. 

The large, plush bed takes center stage, and there’s a full kitchen tucked away in the back with everything you need to prepare your own meals. 

There’s also a fenced-in courtyard which is great if you have your dog with you!

Why We Love It: Modern and spacious studio that’s near hiking and biking trails.

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Luxury Living Located by the Historic Depot

Luxury Living Located by the Historic Depot

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Near Boise Depot 

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

For some luxurious feels without a steep price tag, take a look at this Airbnb in Boise. This remodeled home near Boise Depot has two bedrooms and loads of space for up to six persons (and pets too!). 

The open plan and white walls give the home a great sense of space. Hang out in the cozy couches in the living room or head to the fully-stocked kitchen to cook up a storm. There are some bar seating and a small dining table where you can enjoy your meals. 

The bedrooms here are huge, and they each have an en-suite bathroom. Guests have raved about how comfortable the beds are!

Why We Love It: Apartment with a high-end feel, without a high-end price tag!

What Past Guests Have Said: “Friendly hosts with a clean and convenient place. Josh and Mary’s place was a great spot for an overnight stay in Boise! Thanks for the quick and insightful communication.”

“Josh and Mary’s place was a great stay for our one night in Boise. While it was a short trip, the house was comfortable, clean, and had everything we needed. When we come back, hopefully for a longer trip, we’ll definitely try and stay here again.”

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Insider Tip: Since things are pretty spread out in Boise, 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!

Mid-Century Modern Style at The Redway Atomic Ranch

Mid-Century Modern Style at The Redway Atomic Ranch

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2B)

Location: Winstead Park, 10-minute drive from downtown

Price: $$

This stylish home in Boise’s Winstead Park is a total win. This three-bedroom house is just a 10-minute drive from downtown and it’s the ideal place to stay for families or groups. 

The style and decor of this Boise VRBO is just impeccable. The living room is airy and bright, thanks to the large windows. The dark green armchairs, patterned rug, and interesting cushion covers all add cool touches to the room. You can also hang out in the warm-toned family room which just screams comfort. 

When it comes to mealtime, you won’t be disappointed by the large kitchen and the trendy dining space. The bedrooms all have distinct colors: choose from cool grey, vibrant coral, and bright blue. 

If you’d like some fresh air, head to the backyard and patio area. The living room has a roll-up door that opens up to the patio so it becomes one big space! 

Why We Love It: Stylish home with loads of space for a family vacation.

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Mid-Century Home

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2B)

Location: Next to Hillside to Hollow Reserve

Price: $$$

This contemporary home in Boise’s North End is an ideal spot for a family or group of friends. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, there’s enough room for everyone here!

Decorated in a tasteful way, this home is a delight. The living room is a great hangout spot, with its large couch, expansive windows and big-screen TV. If you prefer to self-cater, you’ll be more than happy with the full kitchen. There’s also a dining table for cozy meals together. 

The bedrooms are simple but comfortable, with cute decorative touches that brighten up the space. 

If that’s not enough, you also have access to an outdoor patio and gorgeous sun room, AKA the perfect spot for curling up with a good book!

Why We Love It: Spacious home for families and groups, with lots of amenities.

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Stunning Luxury Designer Home / Heart of Boise

Stunning Luxury Designer Home / Heart of Boise

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (4BR, 3B)

Location: South Boise Village 

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

Get a taste of luxury in Boise in this beautiful VRBO! Situated in South Boise Village, this designer home is absolutely huge and spacious, with four bedrooms that can accommodate a total of 10 people. Bring on the holiday with loved ones! 

With many windows that let in natural light, the white living room looks bright and spacious. Plants add a green touch to the room. At the back, the white theme is continued in the fully-equipped kitchen and cozy dining room. 

All around the home, you’ll find cool touches like unique light fixtures or interesting knick-knacks that give the space character. 

The bedrooms are just lush with high-quality bedding and the exposed wooden beams on the ceiling add a rustic touch. Plus the master bathroom has a jacuzzi! 

Why We Love It: Beautiful house with loads of space and style!

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Newly Remodeled Foothills Home

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2B)

Location: East End

Price: $$$

For a truly serene getaway, take a look at this vacation home in Boise that has plenty of wide, open space. You’ll be about a mile and a half from downtown Boise but the area is brimming with hiking and biking trails just out the back gate of the house… Talk about convenience! 

With three bedrooms and two full bathrooms, this charming home can sleep up to eight people, making it a good choice for a family or friends getaway. 

The living room features a giant L-shaped sectional with the open plan kitchen and dining bar just behind it. If you’ll be having more formal meals, you’ll be able to make good use of the dining table in this space, as well.

You’ll find two of the bedrooms in the main house, while the third is in the guest house in the backyard. There are two queen beds for extra guests, along with another sectional and fireplace for more privacy or late night chats.

Why We Love It: Quiet retreat for a peaceful getaway in nature.

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Villa@Boise River

Villa@Boise River

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Quick Info

Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2.5B)

Location: West End, 3-minute walk from Whitewater Park & Greenbelt

Price: $$$

Planning a group vacation in Boise and looking for a place that has everything? Look no further than this vacation home in Boise. Chock full of amenities and facilities, you could easily spend your entire holiday just at home and have a marvelous time. 

This three-bedroom home is overflowing with style. The interiors have a monochrome color scheme, giving it a cool vibe, while the furnishings ensure that you’ll be comfortable here. With an open concept that combines the living room with the kitchen, there’s loads of space for everyone to relax. 

The bedrooms are all on the second level. Designed with both comfort and style in mind, you’ll have a good night’s sleep in these well-decorated rooms. 

The real star of this Airbnb are the outdoor spaces. Pool, hot tub, patio seating, fire pit, hammock – you’ll have it all! The Airbnb also has stuff like board games, yoga mats, croquet and shuffleboard, and bikes so you’ll never run out of things to do. 

Why We Love It: Villa-living in Boise, with tons of amenities to keep you occupied and comfortable!

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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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