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Staying at an Airbnb in Indianapolis is the best way to make the most of your trip. Not only do you have all the comforts of home, but there are tons of unique and memorable Airbnbs in Indianapolis that make for a fun time, no matter who you’re traveling with.

Most of these Airbnbs are located right downtown, allowing you to easily walk wherever you want to go. Soak in the historic sights, visit the wondrous museums or catch a sporting event… Regardless of what you’re headed to Indy for, these Airbnbs will certainly round out any trip.

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Best Overall Airbnb in IndianapolisModern Duplex in Charming Downtown Neighborhood | Entire Home (2BR, 2B)
Modern Duplex in Charming Downtown Neighborhood
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Best Budget Airbnb in IndianapolisExplore Indy From Your Fountain Square House | Entire Home (2BR, 1B)
Explore Indy From Your Fountain Square House
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Best Luxury Airbnb in IndianapolisLux on Lexington | Entire Home (4BR, 6B)
Lux on Lexington
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Best Airbnb in Indianapolis For CouplesTiny Cottage, Big Dreams! | Entire Home (1BR, 1B)
Tiny Cottage, Big Dreams!
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Best Airbnb in Indianapolis For GroupsIndustrial Elegance | Entire Home (3BR, 2.5B)
Industrial Elegance
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15 Best Airbnbs in Indianapolis

Here are our top picks for best Airbnbs in Indianapolis. I can promise you won’t be disappointed! 

Private and Charming Carriage House

Private and Charming Carriage House

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Cottage Homes

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

A charming carriage house that you’ll find uber clean, this Airbnb in Indianapolis is a great choice for the budget traveler seeking a stylish stay. 

The space is decorated with colorful furniture, special artwork and thoughtful touches from the hosts (who have gleaming reviews). You’ll find a bathroom complete with shampoo, conditioner and body wash, as well as soft linens, extra towels and laundry machines. It’s certainly a top place to stay if you’re looking for peace and privacy in an incredible location. 

Aside from the fact that this Indianapolis Airbnb is within walking distance to Massachusetts Avenue, you’re sure to fall in love with the 15 foot high ceilings, exposed wooden beams and the four skylights overhead. 

Why We Love It: Fully stocked carriage house with high ceilings and skylights.

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Schoolhouse Fountain Sq!

Schoolhouse Fountain Sq!

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Fountain Square

Superhost: Yes

Price: $

Travel back in time with a stay at this historic schoolhouse in Fountain Square. 

Constructed in 1870, this building once housed a Novitiate and Training School for the Brothers of the Sacred Heart. Today, the building has been revived with modern apartments, like this Airbnb in Indianapolis.

This is definitely a unique space with lots of exposed brick, 12 foot high ceilings and plenty of sunlight since it’s a corner apartment.

Though it’s an older building, this Airbnb is outfitted with contemporary appliances, a cozy bedroom and a living area that will be your new hangout space while visiting Indy. 

Why We Love It: Bright and modern apartment in a historic schoolhouse.

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Explore Indy From Your Fountain Square House

Explore Indy From Your Fountain Square House

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)

Location: Fletcher Place

Superhost: No

Price: $

Looking for an entire home to make yours during your stay? This Airbnb in Indianapolis has two bedrooms and is large enough for two couples or a small family.

You can tell that so much love and care has gone into creating this little oasis in Fountain Square. From the exterior of the house, to the wall of plants, right down to the little treats your host has left sprinkled throughout the stay, you’ll probably never want to leave this little slice of heaven.

The two bedrooms are a decent size and the bathroom is absolutely spotless. You’ll find the kitchen in perfect working order with all you need to cook literally anything, and the washer and dryer are a welcome touch. 

During your stay, be sure to enjoy the little patio area outside with furniture and an in-ground fire pit.

Why We Love It: Charming two bedroom with lots of fun touches and a patio with fire pit.

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Bright & Spacious 2BR Downtown

Bright & Spacious 2BR Downtown

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Mile Square

Superhost: No

Price: $

This spacious Airbnb in Indianapolis has all you need to accommodate up to six guests, with two queen size beds and an air mattress for your convenience.

The entire apartment is contemporary and new, with splashes of orange and lime green throughout the home. There’s an open plan kitchen, living and dining room, with enough space for everyone to spread out comfortably.

The bedrooms have plush beds, and the two bathrooms are welcome when it comes to getting ready to hit the town.

Why We Love It: Spacious two bedroom apartment that can sleep up to six downtown.

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Downtown Dojo

Downtown Dojo

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Near Lockerbie Square

Superhost: No

Price: $

A light and bright stay, this Airbnb in Indianapolis is absolutely perfect for couples on a budget or business travelers. With one bedroom and one bathroom, this condo is super roomy and in the heart of downtown on Massachusetts Avenue. 

This condo is modern and has everything you’ll need for your stay like a fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer, and an oh-so comfortable bed. 

The furniture here is chic but simple, and you’ll find some fun accents spread throughout the space. However, nothing quite beats the wall of windows in the living room for heaps of natural light.

Overall, this is a highly functional Airbnb in Indianapolis for long term stays.

Why We Love It: Practical condo with lots of natural light.

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Tiny Cottage, Big Dreams!

Tiny Cottage, Big Dreams!

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Type: Entire Home (1BR, 1B)

Location: Monon16 Neighborhood

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

Be it a vacation or staycation, this Airbnb in Indianapolis makes for an enchanting trip. Sweet on the outside and whimsical when you walk through the front door, this cottage is a swoon worthy getaway for you and a loved one.

The interior of this cottage has retro modern vibes with a bright turquoise fridge, midnight blue velour couches (that pull out to sleep more guests), and funky light fixtures. 

The entire living space is open plan, with a Smart TV, small dining table and a large kitchen with little bar seats. That means plenty of room to cook up a storm or throw impromptu dance parties.

There are lots of entertaining touches throughout the space like a big chalkboard, huge map of the USA, and a back deck with a hot tub.

And did I mention it’s located right downtown?!

Why We Love It: Super sweet cottage with funky vibes and a hot tub.

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Luxurious Space Top Floor W/ Views!

Luxurious Space Top Floor W/ Views!

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)

Location: Mile Square

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

A chic stay in the heart of Mile Square, this downtown Indianapolis Airbnb is sleek, stylish, and provides breathtaking views from every room. No matter where you are in this apartment, you’ll have a view of the Indy skyline… it’s especially beautiful when lit up at night!

This apartment is a great choice for two couples or a small family as there are two bedrooms and it can sleep up to five.

There’s a lot of room in the kitchen for cooking, and the bright orange island with bar seats is a nice touch.

The open plan living room makes it easy to sink into the sectional and enjoy the Smart TV, while the king size bedrooms offer welcome respite from your undoubtedly busy schedule.

Why We Love It: Stylish apartment with skyline views from every room.

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Modern Duplex in Charming Downtown Neighborhood

Modern Duplex in Charming Downtown Neighborhood

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Fletcher Place

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

This one of a kind Airbnb in Indianapolis offers travelers a memorable place to make their own while visiting. Located in a historic downtown neighborhood, you’re just a hop and a skip from all that Indianapolis has to offer.

This home is super aesthetically pleasing with white washed walls, interesting furniture and a wooden fireplace that matches the wood paneled floors.

Here you’ll find a bright and spacious kitchen and dining room, with the living room just off to the side. There’s all you need for cooking together or group meals, which will come in handy, as this Indianapolis Airbnb sleeps up to six guests.

The beds are ultra comfortable with luxurious linens and there’s a backyard full of lounge furniture for the warmer months.

Why We Love It: Trendy duplex with a fireplace and backyard.

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Downtown 2BR Home

Downtown 2BR Home

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Old Northside

Superhost: No

Price: $$

For design lovers, this brand new Airbnb in Indianapolis will definitely do the trick. Full of captivating furniture and dazzling accents, this home was purchased in March 2020 and fully renovated just following, making it one of the freshest listings on the market.

From the studded mod sofa to the leather bar stools, all the way down to the rainbow works of art, this home is a masterpiece from start to finish.

You’ll certainly froth over the bedrooms which both feature king beds, a coffee cart and a desk space for working on your laptop. The two full bathrooms are also a plus, especially if you’re staying with a group.

There are lots of unique touches throughout the space like the patterned kitchen backsplash, shelf full of board games, large outdoor deck, and even a record player. Talk about swanky!

Why We Love It: Brand new funky two bedroom home with tons of style.

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Modern 2 Bed Home: Downtown Indy

Modern 2 Bed Home: Downtown Indy

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 1B)

Location: Holy Cross Neighborhood

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

This Airbnb in Indianapolis is the epicenter of fun downtown! Brimming with games, knick knacks, and colorful furniture, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store during a stay here. 

Popular elements of this home include an old school Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game, foosball table, outdoor hot tub, and a fire pit. But there are practical elements too, making this home just as comfortable as it is fun.

The comfortable living room is a great place to catch a movie or play a board game, and the kitchen is fully stocked with what you may need for cooking. 

There’s one king size bedroom, while the second one is a bit smaller, making this suitable for a couple or a small family.

If you’re looking for an entertaining getaway just on the outskirts of downtown Indianapolis, this is definitely the pad for you.

Why We Love It: Two bedroom house with arcade games, a hot tub, and a fire pit!

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Best View of Indy, Urban 3BR

Best View of Indy, Urban 3BR

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Type: Entire Home (3BR, 3B)

Location: Upper Canal

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$

Enjoy the city from high in the sky with this Indianapolis Airbnb that sits on the 9th floor and boasts incredible city views from the floor to ceiling windows.

The living room is the focal point of this home with plenty of places to chill out and enjoy the sights. There’s a fun bicycle theme going on, with cycling related decorations, and even an actual bike mounted on the wall above the couch!

The kitchen is quaint but full of anything you may need for cooking, and the little island seats make it easy for people to keep the chef company.

There are three bedrooms in the apartment (with tons of closet space), making it an ideal choice for three couples. 

If that isn’t enough, the building is also loaded with amenities like parking, a pool, private patio, fitness center, rooftop terrace, co-working space and a clubhouse lounge with billiards. There’s also an onsite restaurant and coffee shop that’s thought to be the best in town!

Why We Love It: Contemporary apartment with incredible views and tons of amenities.

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Indy Luxe Loft

Indy Luxe Loft

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Type: Entire Home (2BR, 2B)

Location: Wholesale District

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

Spice up your trip with this industrial Airbnb in Indianapolis. Brick walls, an exposed wood beam ceiling and massive windows give this space tons of character. Coupled with the intricate light fixtures and a minimalist feel, this trendy loft is basically Instagram heaven.

As soon as you walk in, you’re faced with an open plan kitchen, dining space and living area. You’ll find a farmhouse style table, comfortable leather sofas and phenomenal art pieces – namely the massive map of Indy on the dining room wall. 

Both of the bedrooms are large and full of plants. One has an antique vanity and both feature floating box shelves next to the bed. 

There are two bathrooms, a washer and dryer and guidebook full of information about visiting the city and staying in the loft. 

Who knew a 100+ year old building could look so good?!

Why We Love It: Upscale industrial loft with a minimalist feel.

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Lux on Lexington

Lux on Lexington

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Type: Entire Home (4BR, 6B)

Location: Fountain Square

Superhost: No

Price: $$$

A stunning marble creation, this Airbnb in Indianapolis is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. Completely outfitted in black, white, and grey, you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a film noir. 

There are a few touches of raw wood, like the floating staircase, bed frames, and living room furniture, which only adds to this luxurious home’s elegance. 

Settle in for a good night’s sleep in one of the four colossal bedrooms, or hop up on one of the kitchen bar seats for a quick snack in between exploring.

This house is entirely immaculate, and though the colors may seem cold, there’s nothing but warmth inside. 

Why We Love It: Special black, white and grey house with tons of marble and modern furnishings.

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Industrial Elegance

Industrial Elegance

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Type: Entire Home (3BR, 2.5B)

Location: Cottage Homes

Superhost: Yes

Price: $$$

Get a feel for old time flair with this enormous industrial home. Sprawling ceilings, exquisite antiques and natural light streaming in from all directions makes this Airbnb in Indianapolis a truly one of a kind experience. 

Throughout the home you’ll find unforgettable features like a grand piano, old school billiards table, gas log fireplace, and an outdoor courtyard with a freaking waterfall. Talk about feeling like royalty!

The three bedrooms are all huge in size and have a distinct charm that ties them in with the rest of this lavish home. 

With an open plan layout and spaces as functional as they are elegant, you’ll never find another stay like this Indianapolis Airbnb. 

Why We Love It: Lavish industrial house full of antiques with an outdoor courtyard.

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Historic Luxury in the Heart of Downtown Indy

Historic Luxury in the Heart of Downtown Indy

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Type: Entire Home (4BR, 6B)

Location: Between Mile Square and Market East District 

Superhost: No

Price: $$$$

For a truly off the beaten path experience, this Airbnb in downtown Indianapolis provides once in a lifetime stays in a historic townhouse.

This center city home was designed to resemble a Tudor castle, and certainly succeeded with the mission. There’s elevator access to each of the four floors and even a rooftop deck to top things off.

The home features wooden everything, from the floors, to the ceilings, to the extravagant furniture and cabinetry. There are plenty of relics from the past, including stained glass, a grand piano, and antiques everywhere you turn.

But there are heaps of modern features in this home too. Don’t forget about the third floor gym with a shower area, the humongous bar (not just a stand alone bar, but an actual full-room bar) with a two storey overlook, a theater room, the rooftop greenhouse (sitting on turf), and a master bedroom that looks like it’s straight out of Austin Powers.

Why We Love It: Ritzy historic townhouse with everything you could ever dream of.

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