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Top-rated vacation rentals in Columbus

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Bungalow in German Village
German Village Luxury, Charm and Relaxation
One of a kind and the perfect location to explore Columbus! You are a hop, skip and a jump to numerous parks, restaurants, bars, coffee shops and boutique stores. The house is located is on one of the premier streets in the neighborhood. You can visit Downtown, The Short North, Italian Village, OSU all within a 5-10 minute drive. The newly built carriage house was designed specifically to create a warm, inviting and stress free experience for my guests. Bonus-There is easy on street parking.
Mar 16 – 23
$93 per night
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Guesthouse in Columbus
Garden Manor Guest House Air BnB
1st floor 1 BR, 1 bath PRIVATE detached Guest House (NOT shared) completely furnished, with kitchen & luxurious king-sized bedroom. Fence enclosed off street parking. Hosts live next door & work from home. In historic Olde Towne East. The area is urban so please expect to see and hear the sights and sounds of City living! About 1 mi to downtown and the Convention Center, 1 mi to Franklin Park Conservatory, 5 mi to The Ohio State University or John Glenn Intn'l Airport (about 11 mins by car).
Aug 13 – 20
$104 per night
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Home in Grove City
Cozy Cottage w/ Walkability to Downtown Grove City
Our quaint and comfortable 2 bedroom cottage is located just south of Columbus in Grove City. The perfect location for a walk to local brewery/winery, shops, restaurants, the library, and local theater. Also, conveniently located within 10 miles of downtown Columbus, the Ohio State University, Children's Hospital and the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Features include brand new furniture, 1.5 baths, a large fenced yard and optional 2 car garage for longer term accommodations.
Jul 15 – 22
$92 per night

Popular amenities for Columbus vacation rentals

Stay near Columbus's top sights

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium233 locals recommend
Easton Town Center338 locals recommend
Nationwide Arena90 locals recommend
Ohio Stadium127 locals recommend
Polaris Fashion Place171 locals recommend
Ohio Expo Center & State Fair30 locals recommend

Columbus home rentals

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Home in Columbus
Grandview Post-War Charmer
May 7 – 14
$120 per night
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Home in Columbus
Charming Loft in Historic German Village
Apr 23 – 30
$92 per night
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Home in Columbus
Schumacher's Gem Historic Home wth Hot Tub & Study
Nov 5 – 12
$159 per night
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Home in Westerville
Serene Private Space in the Heart of the Ville.
Jan 13 – 20
$118 per night
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Home in Columbus
Italian Village Carriage House + Parking
Dec 20 – 27
$146 per night
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Home in Columbus
Modern Charmer
Apr 19 – 26
$195 per night
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Home in Columbus
2 Car Garage | Prime Location | Private Yard
Jun 13 – 20
$161 per night
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Home in Columbus
The Pearl St Cottage | Parking & Patio
May 6 – 13
$122 per night
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Home in New Albany
Bridge House Experience | Rural and Serene
Jun 4 – 11
$397 per night
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Home in Columbus
Entire Carriage Home in Historic German Village
May 2 – 9
$88 per night
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Home in South Columbus
Converted Historic Railroad House
Mar 12 – 19
$77 per night
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Home in Westerville
Uptown Westerville - Otterbein University
Dec 26 – Jan 2
$126 per night

Other great vacation rentals in Columbus

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Townhouse in Columbus
🌲 Mtn Mod Townhome w/City Views-Unmatched Location
Mar 26 – Apr 2
$120 per night
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Townhouse in Columbus
LUXELOFT High St ShortNorth Free Park RooftopPatio
Dec 28 – Jan 4
$128 per night
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Apartment in University District
Cozy south campus apartment!
Mar 24 – 31
$73 per night
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Loft in Columbus
★ Hudson Place: Premier Modern Downtown 2BR Loft
Feb 1 – 8
$113 per night
Apartment in Columbus
1BR Apt. on Clintonville Ravine
Oct 26 – Nov 2
$77 per night
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Guest suite in Lewis Center
Gas FP w/ Pristine Private Entry Studio @ Polaris
Feb 7 – 14
$100 per night
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Apartment in Columbus
Modern Downtown Luxury Apartment
Dec 10 – 17
$99 per night
Apartment in Short North
Short North Kennels - ELVIS SUITE
Dec 28 – Jan 4
$110 per night
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Guest suite in Columbus
The Cellar - Fully Renovated Unit in Clintonville
Apr 28 – May 5
$67 per night
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Condo in Columbus
Cozy One Bedroom Condo
May 8 – 15
$81 per night
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Loft in Columbus
The Short North Nest
Jul 18 – 25
$124 per night
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Guesthouse in Victorian Village
Short North Carriage House on Goodale Park
Jul 5 – 12
$137 per night

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Columbus

Total rentals

3.5K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

2.4K properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

310 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

1.3K properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

2K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

156K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Columbus?

    Columbus experiences all four seasons. Winters can be cold, with temperatures around 32°F (0°C), while summers are usually warm with temperatures around 85°F (29°C). The city receives a moderate amount of rainfall throughout the year, and snowfall during winter months.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Columbus?

    Spring and fall are often recommended times to visit Columbus, when the weather is mild and the cityscape is beautifully colored by blooming flowers or changing leaves. The Columbus Arts Festival in June and the Ohio State Fair in late July are popular local events during these times.

  • What are the best places to stay in Columbus?

    In the heart of Columbus, you'll find diverse neighborhoods to explore. The Short North Arts District is vibrant with art, dining, and nightlife. German Village is known for its historic architecture and charming brick-lined streets. Meanwhile, Downtown Columbus is the hub of the city's business district and has numerous cultural attractions.

  • What are the best places to visit in Columbus?

    Columbus has a rich array of attractions. You can explore the interactive exhibits at the COSI, appreciate art at the Columbus Museum of Art, or stroll through the beautiful Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

  • What are some hiking trails in Columbus?

    Columbus has a variety of hiking trails for nature lovers. The Scioto Audubon Metro Park features a 2-mile (3.2 km) trail with city and river views, while the Highbanks Metro Park has several trails through forests and along the Olentangy River, perfect for spotting local wildlife.

  • What are some family activities to do in Columbus?

    Columbus is a welcoming city for families. You can explore the hands-on exhibits at the Center of Science and Industry, discover the world of plants at the Franklin Park Conservatory, or learn about animals from around the globe at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Columbus?

    There are various exciting day trip destinations around Columbus. Hocking Hills State Park, 58 miles (93 km) away, has impressive trails and rock formations. Yellow Springs, 70 miles (113km) from Columbus, is a vibrant small town known for its independent shops and nature preserves.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Columbus?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 2,360 vacation rentals in Columbus featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Columbus?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Columbus. Choose from more than 1,320 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

  • Are there Columbus vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 310 vacation homes with pools in Columbus, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

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