16 Incredible Airbnbs in Dallas, Texas ( + 5 UNIQUE stays you don’t want to miss!)

Dallas is a phenomenal city. Whether you’re interested in the outdoors, history, or arts and culture, you’ll definitely find something fun to do here. If you’re planning to travel to Dallas, you’re going to need a place to stay. Luckily, I’ve put together this list of the very best Airbnb Dallas rentals on offer

Here, travelers can shop till they drop in Uptown Dallas or head out for a night on the town in the popular, arty district of Deep Ellum. Throughout the city, you will get to indulge your taste buds at the numerous bars, breweries, and local eateries. 

Visit the site of John F. Kennedy’s last moments before heading into the Dealy Plaza Museum to learn about the assassination and accompanying conspiracies. Or discover all there is to know about the infamous killers, Bonnie and Clyde who lived in Dallas in the 1920s. 

If You’re in a Hurry: Top Picks for Airbnb Dallas

If you’re not one to sift through several options, don’t worry. I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the best Dallas Airbnbs that are located in the city center. These rentals cater to all budgets and are ordered from most to least expensive. 

luxury hotel

Downtown Views near Deep Ellum

Luxury apartment in the center

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The 1920’s Mainstay in Lower

Best mid-price Airbnb in the center

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Tiny House in Wooded Backyard

Budget apartment in the center

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Twin Beds and a Killer Rooftop View!

Budget room near downtown Dallas

Top 16 Airbnbs in Dallas

Dallas Airbnbs are next level. Whether you’re looking for a condo in the heart of downtown or a charming house in a nearby neighborhood, there will always be tons of options to choose from!

Below I have listed only the best Airbnbs for you to review, ordered from most to least expensive. I have also calculated the actual costs of each Airbnb (including cleaning and other fees) so there’ll be no surprises when booking! 

1. Custom House Ranked Best by Architecture Digest – Gorgeous House for a Group of Friends

  • Location: Old East Dallas
  • Price: from US$410 per night
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Guests: 8

Looking for a modern, spacious Dallas Airbnb to host your family or friends? Well, this rental will certainly not disappoint. In this home, you will find sleek concrete contrasted by soft, wooden furnishings. 

The first floor consists of an open-plan kitchen, lounge, and dining room, making it ideal for entertaining. For those who don’t feel like whipping up a gourmet meal in the fully equipped kitchen, you can simply head out to one of the nearby restaurants. 

This home also features a small backyard with a hammock – one of the best spots for an afternoon nap. Alternatively, you can head up to your comfortable rooms and settle into your plush bed. 

2. The Boss Penthouse with a Private Hot Tub – Designer Apartment in Downtown Dallas

  • Location: Main Street District
  • Price: from US$370 per night
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Guests: 6

If staying in the heart of Dallas sounds like a dream getaway then this is the Airbnb for you. From the moment you step into this Dallas condo, you’ll be encompassed by lavishness. You won’t believe your eyes when you see the amount of space this penthouse occupies. 

You’ll also notice how much thought and care has gone into creating this original space. The entire apartment has been filled with interesting and modern artworks to admire and has a consistent blue theme throughout. 

Once you’ve enjoyed the interior, head out to the hot tub on the wrap-around patio where you can take in the uninterrupted views of downtown Dallas.

3. Downtown Views near Deep Ellum, Fair Park & Conv Ctr – Perfect for Groups

  • Location: South Boulevard
  • Price: from US$330 per night
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Guests: 8

This spacious three-story home has an interior that features a neutral, monochromatic color scheme which gives the space a sense of calmness. This, combined with the sophisticated decor, will make you feel like you’re staying in a 5-star hotel. 

Inside, you’ll find a fully stocked game cabinet that will keep you entertained for hours. However, the most enticing thing about this rental is the gorgeous view you will have from the balcony and rooftop terrace. 

At this apartment, you’ll also have access to free parking as the home has a double garage. So it’ll be a breeze to drive the 10 minutes to downtown Dallas. 

4. High-style Home near Bishop Arts/Downtown Dallas – Stylish Airbnb Plus

  • Location: Winnetka Heights
  • Price: from US$210 per night
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Guests: 4

Located in the historic neighborhood of Winnetka Heights, this Airbnb is an oasis in the center of Dallas. The neutral decor makes for a peaceful and relaxing environment to return to. 

You can sit and enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony which overlooks the backyard or head down to the pool for a quick dip. 

There are also plenty of trendy bars and restaurants within close proximity of this rental. Otherwise, you can head to the Kessler Theatre for an incredible live performance. 

5. The Montclair House in Historical Winnetka Heights – Guest Suite for Couples

  • Location: Winnetka Heights (12-minute drive to downtown Dallas)
  • Price: from US$210 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

This guesthouse is a great place for couples looking for a charming getaway place. Crisp, white interiors are emphasized by bursts of color from the indoor plants and neutral decor items. Large doors open up into the lush garden where you will find a lovely pool to swim in. 

Because it’s a guesthouse, you will only have a private room, but no worries – the entire house is incredibly spacious and there are many areas for you to sit and relax on your own. 

6. Jurny | Convention Center | Touchless 1 Bedroom – Trendy Apartment in Downtown Dallas

  • Location: Dallas Downtown Historic District
  • Price: from US$120 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

Whether you’ve decided to travel to Dallas for business or a pleasure, this is an ideal place for you. It has a trendy interior – exposed brickwork creates an industrial feel that is contrasted with soft, cream-colored furnishings. 

This rental offers more than your regular Dallas Airbnb. In the morning, you will get to enjoy a light, complimentary breakfast before heading down to the valet parking to jump into your car and head out for a full day of sightseeing. Alternatively, you can take advantage of your unlimited access to the pool and gym. 

7. Hip, Cozy Apartment in Historic Junius Heights – Airbnb Plus

  • Location: Junius Heights
  • Price: from US$120 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 4

This is one of the best rates you can get for such a stunning Airbnb Plus suite. The area inside has a grayscale theme with lovely pops of blue and yellow furnishings. In the bedroom, you’ll find a soft and inviting bed to sink into. 

After a long day spent exploring the downtown Dallas district you can sit back on the comfy sofa to enjoy some Netflix. Alternatively, you can run yourself a deep bubble bath. You’ll also have a private patio where you can sit and enjoy the fresh air. 

You’ll have easy access (10 minutes by car) to attractions such as the Dallas Museum of Art and The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Here you can learn about John F. Kennedy and the events leading up to his assassination. 

8. Our Nest + FREE ARBORETUM TICKETS – Great for Families

  • Location: Lower Greenville 
  • Price: from US$120 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 5

A guest staying at this Dallas Airbnb will receive free tickets to one of the greatest attractions in the area – The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens! Its position also means that it’s close to other must-see places such as White Rock Lake, Uptown Dallas, and Deep Ellum. These can all be reached in under 10 minutes by car.

Minimalism and boho-chic characterize the interior of this apartment. This, combined with the large windows give this one bedroom Airbnb a spacious feel. 

While this may be a one-bedroom rental, it’s a great option for small families with children. There’s a sofa bed inside and the hosts can provide you with a crib for your toddler. 

9. The 1920’s Mainstay in Lower-Greenville Ave – Perfect for Families

  • Location: Lower Greenville
  • Price: from US$110 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 4

This rental near downtown Dallas is great for couples or a family of four on vacation. You’ll be close enough to the action but far enough to have a serene environment around you. 

The studio suite is situated in a historic building and offers lights, airy spaces. This is also true for the bathroom where you can soak off in the pedestal bathtub. 

The compact kitchen is just what you need to prepare a quick, easy meal. Or, you can discover some of the fabulous eateries in Lower Greenville and Uptown Dallas. 

10. Art-Filled Urban Warehouse Loft in Deep Ellum – Best for Couples

  • Location: Deep Ellum
  • Price: from US$110 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 3

This warehouse turned Airbnb may not look like much from the outside, but inside, it’s a contemporary and homely place. The industrial, concrete flooring is complemented by wooden furnishings and cozy rugs. Original artworks make for interesting additions and give this space its modern vibe.

In the lounge, you’ll find a large couch to sink into after a long day of exploring Dallas. For anyone staying here on business, you’ll be happy to know that there’s an impressive workspace on the third floor. 

This Dallas Airbnb is situated in the popular neighborhood of Deep Ellum. You’ll be in the best position to enjoy this area’s incredible nightlife and art scene. 

11. Your Own Private Tiny House In the Heart of Dallas – Cozy Compact Apartment

  • Location: Junius Heights / Old East Dallas
  • Price: from US$100 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 3

This Airbnb home has cleverly used the amount of space available to create a charming space. The wonderful, accommodating host has made sure that you have all the amenities you might need for an enjoyable stay. 

Sit back and relax on the sofa while watching some television or climb up to the loft bed for the best night’s sleep.

This cozy Airbnbs location makes it the perfect base from which to travel around the city. Within 10 minutes, you’ll reach the water’s edge of White Rock Lake. Or you can head to the Drive-In at The Central by Rooftop Cinema Club which is only a couple blocks away.

12. Tiny House in Wooded Backyard Near Bishop Arts District – Ideal for Solo Travelers

  • Location: L.O. Daniel
  • Price: from US$90 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 3

The hosts of this Dallas Airbnb have cleverly used the little room available to create a modern and unique home. Climb up to the loft bed for a good night’s sleep or to watch some series on the mounted flatscreen television. 

On those sizzling summer days, you’ll be happy to come home to cool air conditioning. This cozy one-bedroom house has all the amenities you could want for a wonderful travel experience in Dallas. 

It’s also close to Bishops Art District where you can walk around admiring the murals and tantalize your taste buds at one of the many eateries. 

13. Quiet and Lovely Airbnb in Historic Neighborhood – Great Budget Option

  • Location: Winnetka Heights
  • Price: from US$70 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

This basic but lovely Dallas Airbnb is an ideal rental for someone who has a tight travel budget. This private room offers a comfortable bed, a clean space, and all the amenities you may need. 

This Airbnb is in a great location – it’s only a few blocks from the quaint Bishops Art District and 10 minutes from downtown Dallas. Here, you can discover some of the city’s coolest urban green spaces, such as Klyde Warren Park. Or, pop into one of Dallas’ many steakhouses for a delicious meal. 

14. 2 Twin Beds and a Killer Rooftop View! – Great for Solo Travelers 

  • Location: Old East Dallas
  • Price: from US$60 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

This Dallas Airbnb is incredibly affordable. The cozy private room has two single beds – so it’s a great place if you want to travel on your own or with a friend. The host is kind, welcoming, and has a cute dog who loves cuddling guests. 

The best part about this Airbnb is the gorgeous view from the rooftop patio. If you’re an early bird you can enjoy a spectacular city sunrise or sit down with a glass of wine to watch the sun dip below the horizon. 

Another benefit is the fact that the neighborhood is safe, so you can explore the many shops and coffee spots in the area. The location also means that you can easily get to places such as Deep Ellum or downtown Dallas within 10 minutes (by car). 

15. Historic Shotgun House along the Trinity River – Great for Couples

  • Location: Near Cedars
  • Price: from US$50 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

You don’t often get such lovely vacation rentals near downtown Dallas at such an affordable rate. This quaint Airbnb house is located in the host’s backyard but has its own deck with a stunning view of the city skyline. 

The interior has a mixture of modern and vintage decor and a bathroom with a large, luxurious shower. The hosts are wonderful and go the extra mile to ensure you have everything you could want for the best travel experience. 

This Dallas house is only a few blocks away from the Trinity River Greenbelt. Here you can walk under leafy oak trees and enjoy being so close to nature. The Dallas Zoo is also close by and can be reached in 5 minutes by car. 

16. Deep Ellum Hostel, 6-Bed Female Only Shared Dorm – Best for a Solo Guest

  • Location: Deep Ellum
  • Price: from US$50 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 1

This modern Airbnb is perfect for any female who wants to travel to Dallas for a lively experience. The host has created a modern, hip space in this Deep Ellum hostel. 

As a guest, you’ll have access to the shared kitchen and living area. Your bedroom will also be shared with up to five other females, so it’ll be a great place to meet new people and make life-long friends! 

The hostel also has its own bar, so you’ll never have to go far for some entertainment. 

BONUS: 5 Unusual Airbnbs in and Around Dallas, TX 

For those who want to find a more unique place to stay in, this list of Airbnbs is for you. Below you’ll discover some more quirky Airbnbs in Dallas as well as a stunning vacation rental just outside the city. 

I have also mentioned how far each property is located – if driving by car – from Dallas Downtown Historic District.

1. Luxury Lakehouse on Lake Whitney – Perfect for Large Families or Friend Groups

  • Location: Clifton (driving time from Dallas: 1 hour, 40 minutes)
  • Price: from US$540 per night
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Guests: 10

This spacious vacation rental is located on the cliffs overlooking Lake Whitney. It has three decks around the house to maximize the stunning position. It might not have a pool, but it’s a quick 3-minute drive to the marina where you can swim and fish to your heart’s content. 

You can take an afternoon nap on the snug King-sized bed or head down to the projector media room to watch a movie on the reclining leather chairs. It’s a great spot to entertain guests. You can make a gourmet meal in the fully-equipped kitchen or spend time around one of the two fire pits making s’mores. 

2. Escape the City to The Extraordinary Treehouse – Unique Airbnb for Couples

  • Location: Little Forest Hills (13 minutes to downtown Dallas)
  • Price: from US$370 per night
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Guests: 4

This unique treehouse has been handcrafted with a mix of modern decor and rustic finishes. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow dappled sunlight to filter into this home. The area around the house is heavily wooded, which will have you feeling like you’re in the middle of nowhere and not in the heart of Dallas. 

On a chilly winter’s night, you can curl up in front of the fire for a romantic evening. Or, you can soak off in the spacious tub while admiring the view of the wooded area. You’ll also have access to free parking, making it easy to reach this Airbnb treehouse. 

3. The Kevin – Holiday Classic + Cheese PIZZA & Traps – Great for Families

  • Location: Lower Greenville
  • Price: from US$230 per night
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Guests: 6

This Airbnb home has everything you could want for a wonderful family experience. The host has done everything possible to replicate rooms from the Home Alone movie. In the hallway you’ll find paint cans dangling from the ceiling and tiny toy cars strewn across the bedroom floor. In fact, so much attention has been paid to the details, that you’ll think that Kevin’s hiding around the corner with another trick up his sleeve.  

The one-bedroom has three double beds, making it a perfect Airbnb rental for large families. And don’t worry, parents will get to enjoy the comfortable queen-sized bed in their own room.

The whole family will be entertained by the ping pong table, toys, and collection of holiday movies. To complete the experience, you’ll even be gifted with a free cheesy pizza to snack on.  

4. The Slater Saved by the 90s + Video Games & Cereal – Ideal for Families 

  • Location: Lower Greenville
  • Price: from US$210 per night
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Guests: 5

This popular, quirky Dallas Airbnb is filled with knick-knacks from the ’80s and ’90s that will have you reliving your childhood years. The host of this Dallas rental has even provided old-school video games and VHS tapes for entertainment purposes. Or, you can sit and enjoy your meals at the diner-themed kitchen table. 

All in all, this is possibly the best place to stay with your family. It’s also conveniently located near popular areas such as Uptown Dallas and it’s only a 10-minute drive to the Dallas World Aquarium

5. Charming Cabin Near Deep Ellum & Fair Park – Romantic Spot for Couples

  • Location: Parkdale (13 minutes to central Dallas)
  • Price: from US$90 per night
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Guests: 2

This rustic Dallas Airbnb is the best spot for a romantic getaway. The open-plan layout of this one-bedroom home makes for an intimate space for couples to enjoy. This unique rental is nestled in nature, which will leave you feeling relaxed and at ease

You can take an afternoon nap on the queen-sized bed or read a book while swaying in the hammock. As a guest here, you can make use of the fire pit in the yard – a lovely spot to sit and gaze at the night sky. 

You will easily be able to reach attractions such as Fair Park, which is only 6 minutes away. 

Top 3 Airbnb Experiences in the City of Dallas

Seeing as you’re going to be in Dallas, why not consider some of the Airbnb Experiences. I’ve listed 4 of the best activities for you below: 

  1. The Assassination of John F. Kennedy – Learn all there is to know about John F. Kennedy’s death and the conspiracies surrounding his assassination. 
  2. Forge, Heat, Hammer, Create – From bracelets to bottle openers, at this Dallas Airbnb Experience, you’ll be able to forge whatever creation you desire. 
  3. THE DALLAS DASH Scavenger Hunt – Uncover the hidden gems and greatest attractions on this scavenger hunt through central Dallas. 

Conclusion

Whether you travel to Deep Ellum, Uptown, or Fair Park, you’ll be astonished by everything Dallas has to offer. Remember, your accommodation has the potential to make or break your vacation trip. That’s why I’ve carefully selected only the top Dallas Airbnbs for this list.

However, these are some of the most popular Airbnb rentals, so be sure to book in advance so you don’t miss out! Other than that, you’re set. 

If you haven’t quite made up your mind yet, have a look at my post on where to stay in Dallas. Alternatively, I would recommend Custom House Ranked Best by Architecture Digest for a hip, spacious Airbnb in the heart of Dallas. If you’re looking for a great, affordable place for two, then the Tiny House in Wooded Backyard Near Bishop Arts District might be just the place for you. 

If you happen to have visited Dallas before and stayed in an amazing place that you didn’t see on this list, leave a comment below. 

Wishing you safe travels and a fantastic trip to Dallas Texas!

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