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Amazing Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Lexington

Check out some of the coolest, most unique Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Lexington, KY and plan for your next adventure or staycation.

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Whether you’re looking to visit Lexington in style for the weekend or are a local in need of an unforgettable staycation, we’ve compiled a list featuring 20 extraordinary rentals in the Horse Capital of the World that are worthy of a trip for you, your partner, the bestie, or the whole squad this year.

Just a heads up: Prices may vary depending on dates selected, taxes, and booking and cleaning fees (sorry, Airbnb and Vrbo make the rules, we just follow them).

Modern + trendy

A fresh white kitchen with rustic wood and leather touches

Top Shelf

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Top Shelf
Literally 48 steps above Goodfellas in the Distillery District, you’ll be able to walk home to a rustic, yet modern condo after a fun-filled day of games, cider, and live music.

  • ~$343 a night
  • 3 BD | 2 BA
  • Three balconies, full laundry room, modern kitchen
A bathroom with emerald green tile walls and gray floors

Lexington Carriage House | Photo by AirBNB

Lexington’s Carriage House
This 1855 Carriage House is the perfect Instagram-worthy getaway, blending original charm and modern flare, while being conveniently located downtown near Rupp Arena.

  • ~$220 a night
  • 3 BD | 2 BA
  • Two parking spaces, washer + dryer, full kitchen with the basics
A patio with trendy black furniture and plants

Italianate Downtown

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Italianate House
Booking this historic 1880s downtown duplex will give guests access to both properties — each featuring beautiful hardwood floors, a kitchen, a living room, and a shared backyard garden space.

  • ~$360 a night
  • 4 BD | 3 BA
  • Three parking spots, washer + dryer, electric vehicle charging
A kitchen with white marble island, dark cabinets and floating shelves.

The open concept kitchen is perfect for entertaining. | Photo courtesy of Airbnb

L.A.-inspired Living
The high-end finishes in this two-story modern home will have you questioning whether you’re in LEX or LAX. Enjoy a cozy evening in the on the patio complete with a grill, hot tub, and fire pit.

  • ~$250 a night
  • 3 BD | 2 BA
  • Onsite-parking, spacious private backyard, fire pit
A metal framed bed with white and gray linens and a graffiti type mural on the wall behind it.

Fresh and clean with a dose of wild. | Photo courtesy of Vrbo

Graffiti House
This unique condo is located within walking distance to some of Lexington’s best restaurants on Jefferson Street. It features simple, sleek amenities with bright mural-filled walls, and a covered parking garage.

  • ~$200 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Washer + dryer, small patio, shower-tub combo

Escape the city

A beautiful brick patio with comfortable furniture

Private Country Estate

Photo via Vrbo

Private Country Estate
Imagine grilling out and relaxing on the comfy back patio while overlooking beautiful Bluegrass farmland, complete with a rescue horse and pet donkeys.

  • ~$996 a night
  • 5 BD | 5.5 BA
  • Gated property, three-car garage, washer + dryer
A cabin at night with big windows and lights on inside

Seclusion | Photo by AirBnb

Seclusion Cabin
This custom-built cabin — complete with new appliances and handmade furniture — sits on two acres in the heart of the Red River Gorge, making it the perfect place for a little R&R.

  • ~$220 a night
  • 2 BD | 1.5 BA
  • Observatory tower, koi pond, and hot tub
A bedroom with a kind size bed and wooden beams surrounding

O’Neal Cabin | Photo via Airbnb

O’Neal Cabin
This cozy two-story, 1820s cabin — completely updated in 2019 — offers a peaceful place to rest nestled among 10 acres. Bonus: It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • ~$150 a night
  • 2 BD | 2 BA
  • Full kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, beautiful ceiling beams

Bluegrass Country Cottage
Take in the rolling Bluegrass hills with a backdrop of breathtaking sunsets. Then, get some fresh air by roaming the farm or take a short trip to the nearby towns of Versailles + Midway.

  • ~$150 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Pet-friendly, additional sleeping options available, access to walk the farm
A three-story brick home with large front porch and staircase

Historic South Hill Mansion | Photo via Airbnb


Historic South Hill Mansion
This expansive downtown home features original 1902 craftsmen woodwork with all the modern upscale amenities — all within a short walk’s distance to Jeff Ruby’s and Rupp Arena.

  • ~$5,500 a night
  • 6 BD | 4.5 BA
  • Downtown parking included, washer + dryer, two living rooms
A spacious backyard with a saltwater pool and green turf and patio

The Bungalow at 2nd St. | Photo by Vrbo

The Bungalow at 2nd St.
This 1915 fully-updated bungalow offers a blend of glamour and charm in the heart of historic downtown.

  • ~$900 a night
  • 2 BD | 2 BA
  • Wraparound front porch, hot tub, and saltwater pool
A white kitchen with gold fixtures and hardwood floors

Downtown Luxury | Photo via Vrbo

New Downtown Luxury
Nestled near the beautiful Transylvania University campus and Gratz Park, this property sleeps up to 13 people with fresh renovations completed in 2022.

  • ~$1,200 a night
  • 5 BD | 3 BA
  • Open-concept kitchen, fire pit, game room, pet-friendly

Home away from home

A kitchen with light green cabinets and white marble counter tops

Rosewood Cottage | photo via airbnb

Rosewood Cottage
This charming 1920s cottage boasts a newly renovated kitchen complete with a fresh and relaxing color palette for a touch of elegance.

  • ~$270 a night
  • 3 BD | 2 BA
  • Private fenced backyard, games and books, washer + dryer
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Wildcat Hideaway I | Photo via airbnb

Wildcat Hideaway I
Big Blue Nation will love the close proximity to both Kroger Field and Rupp Arena, with a spacious backyard area for entertaining.

  • ~$255 a night
  • 3 BD | 1 BA
  • New appliances, backyard entertainment space, pet-friendly
A living room with white couches and pillows

The White House | Photo via AirBNB

White House
Conveniently located near Woodland Park and the Chevy Chase neighborhood, this 1890s bungalow is full of historic charm with modern upgrades and amenities.

  • ~$160 a night
  • 2 BD | 1.5 BA
  • Clawfoot tub, cooking essentials, front and back porches
A backyard with green grass, landscaping, a pergola, and fire pit.

It’ll be hard to say goodbye to a back patio like this. | Photo courtesy of Vrbo

Chevy Chase Charmer
Situated near dozens of restaurants + shopping, this charming bungalow has all the modern amenities and finishes. Go through the gated backyard, and you’ll be treated to a beautifully landscaped outdoor entertainment oasis.

  • ~$350 a night
  • 3 BD | 2.5 BA
  • Two living areas, formal dining room, eye-catching backyard

Themed Gems

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Bourbon Haus | Photo via Vrbo

Bourbon Hous
This newer construction property is like staying in your own high-end boutique hotel — the perfect place for entertaining during your fun stay in the Bluegrass.

  • ~$1,600 a night
  • 7 BD | 7.5 BA
  • Gaming room, bourbon bar, washer + dryer
A kitchen with a bourbon barrel table and light fixture

Distillery House | Photo via Airbnb

The Distillery House
If you like bourbon, horse racing, and a primary suite that opens to a beautiful backyard oasis, this one’s for you.

  • ~$350 a night
  • 3 BD | 2 BA
  • Hot tub, bourbon bar, plush bathrobes
The exterior of the back of a two story house with a firepit, lots of seating options, and a balcony

An outdoor entertainment oasis. | Photo courtesy of Vrbo

Equine Estate
This sprawling equine estate is located on picturesque Paris Pike overlooking a beautiful horse farm with open-concept entertaining areas and lots of room (inside and out) to relax.

  • ~$1,750 a night
  • 5 BD | 4.5 BA
  • Fire pit, washer + dryer, spacious bedrooms
An entry way to a home with equine details, a wreath, and a gold fabric chair

Your humble horsey abode awaits. | Photo courtesy of Vrbo

Homey Horse Farm Hideaway
It wouldn’t be a stay in LEX if you didn’t see a horse up-close-and-personal. Equine enthusiasts will love this cozy farm house that puts you front-and-center on a working farm.

  • ~$150 a night
  • 1 BD | 1 BA
  • Outdoor dining space, wood-burning stove, surrounded by stables.
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