Flagstaff is the gateway to Grand Canyon and a major stop on Route 66 and the Amtrak railway.  Chances are you will fly, drive or catch the train into Flagstaff on your way to other southwest destinations.  With a small historic downtown and cute stores and restaurants, it is worth spending a day before heading to Sedona or Grand Canyon National park and beyond.   

When looking for Flagstaff vacation rentals, your best bet is an Airbnb.  Clean, self-contained, reasonably-priced and with a variety of options and locations, this is often a better choice than a hotel. We have carefully curated a hand-picked list of the best Airbnbs in Flagstaff to help make the decision easier for you. 

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Our pick for the best Flagstaff Airbnb 

Flagstaff has a fairly food selection of Airbnbs.  We have reviewed them all and selected the best ones for you. There are several top picks in different categories, but if you want the best of the best, our choice is … 

The Big Red Cabin 

This smart, luxurious cabin in the woods is our top pick overall for the best Airbnb in Flagstaff, Arizona. A stylish interior, two outdoor decks and the location – just six miles from downtown Flagstaff – make this one unbeatable. 

Big Red Cabin Flagstaff airbnb
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Why is the Big Red Cabin the best Air b and b Flagstaff has? 

The Big Red Cabin checks so many boxes. If you cannot decide between city living and a woodland setting, then have it all by booking this cabin among the trees that is just six miles from the center of Flagstaff. The furnishings and decor would not look out of place in an interiors magazine, and every creature comfort is thoughtfully provided too. 

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Best Flagstaff, AZ Airbnb Comparison Guide 

These quick reference tables are here to help you decide between different Flagstaff Airbnb options.  

Airbnbs vary in terms of their type, price and guest ratings. To make it easier to decide between Airbnbs, the following table lists each place’s key features, so you can see at a glance the main benefits of each.  

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PropertyPhotoTypePetsNumber of GuestsRating (/5)Price & Availability
Starry Skies Starry SkiesCabin Yes64.9CHECK NOW
The Big Red Cabin Big Red CabinCabin No84.8CHECK NOW
Eagle’s Eye Eagles EyeCabin Yes 44.8CHECK NOW
Historic Heart Historic HeartApartmentNo 44.9CHECK NOW
Hip Home from Home Hip Home from HomeHouse No 44.9CHECK NOW
Nordic Village Yurts Nordic Village YurtYurt Yes 44.8CHECK NOW
Country Club Townhouse Country Club TownhouseHouse No 44.9CHECK NOW
Chic City ApartmentCity Community apartment for 3ApartmentNo 35CHECK NOW

A quick overview of the Airbnb in Flagstaff options 

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When choosing the best Airbnbs in Flagstaff, we have searched according to location, then narrowed only the best down to a range of different types. Our focus is on those that look great, are well positioned and attract great reviews from fellow travelers.    

Types of Airbnbs in Flagstaff 

There are four main types of Airbnbs in Flagstaff.  Which type you will choose depends on other factors listed below, but first, let’s take a quick look at the types available in Flagstaff. 

 Cabins 

 A Flagstaff cabin rental is a very popular Airbnb option in this area. Set among the trees, they offer a restful vacation setting – yet those we list are surprisingly close to downtown Flagstaff. 

 Apartments 

 A city center apartment makes a perfect base for exploring the historic downtown of Flagstaff, and means all the amenities are just around the corner. 

 Houses 

Whether it’s an upmarket downtown house or a home located close to a country club on the fringes of the city, a house gives you more space in which to stretch out and unwind. 

 Yurts 

 Opt for something a little different and get back to basics with a yurt. Combining the camping vibe with added comfort, a stay in a yurt makes for a most memorable break in Arizona. 

Location 

 Your location will have a huge impact on the type of holiday you can have, so it’s important to consider this carefully. The main locations are as follows. 

 Downtown 

Choose a stay in central Flagstaff and you will have all the restaurants, shops, cafes, bars close at hand – as well as all the cultural venues and historic sites. 

 Woodland 

Stay in a flagstaff cabins Airbnb or other Airbnb in one of Arizona’s many woodlands or forests and you can enjoy the freshest air, a feeling of freedom and being close to nature. 


Best Airbnb Flagstaff: Cabin Rentals

If you are looking to stay in one of the many flagstaff cabins, Airbnb is an easy way to do so, as there is a large selection of Flagstaff cabins rentals available.   

Starry Skies 2-bedroom Cabin 

Starry Skies Flagstaff airbnb
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This beautiful, self-contained log cabin is a great option for those seeking Airbnb Flagstaff cabins to rent. The property makes the ideal base camp for your stay in this part of Arizona. Starry Skies is located just six miles from downtown Flagstaff among the tall, cool pine trees. The decor successfully combines the rustic with the luxurious to create a comfortable setting that’s packed with character. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, WiFi, TV, games console, work desk, fireplace, washing machine, patio with BBQ, parking, breakfast provided
Rating : 4.9
Pros : Secluded cabin in scenic location with breakfast included
Cons : No cable TV, no air-conditioning, firewood not supplied
Good for : family or group requiring a stylish cabin in a restful yet convenient setting
Starry Skies Flagstaff airbnb
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Starry Skies Flagstaff airbnb
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The Big Red Cabin for 8

Big Red Cabin Flagstaff airbnb
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The Big Red Cabin is a Flagstaff cabin Airbnb that’s ideal for a family. It is a charming, spacious property in a peaceful position. Just six miles from central Flagstaff, the fully remodeled cabin has all the modern amenities you could wish for. Nestled among towering trees, the cabin has a first floor deck and second floor balcony from which to admire the unspoiled woodland setting.

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 8
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities : 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, air-conditioning; WiFi, cable TV, washing machine, two outdoor decks, parking
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Quiet cabin in peaceful yet convenient location
Cons : No pets
Good for : Group or family looking for a spacious and stylish cabin in the wood
Big Red Cabin Flagstaff airbnb
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Big Red Cabin Flagstaff airbnb
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 Eagle’s Eye Cabin for 4 

Eagles Eye Flagstaff airbnb
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This cozy, comfortable property is a great option among Airbnb cabins in Flagstaff to rent. Ideal for a romantic getaway or as a small family home from home, this A-frame cabin is situated in a National Forest. Sweeping mountain vistas can be enjoyed via the vast windows and from three wooden decks. The compact cabin makes for a supremely relaxing stay on the forest’s edge, yet is just 10 minutes from downtown Flagstaff.

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker, HD TV, gaming console, board games, toys, workspace, three outdoor decks, parking
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Peaceful cabin in scenic forest position
Cons : No WiFi, No air-conditioning, No washing machine
Good for : Couple or small family looking for a comfortable woodland cabin
Eagles Eye Flagstaff airbnb
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Eagles Eye Flagstaff airbnb
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Best Airbnb Flagstaff: Pet Friendly 

 Starry Skies Log Cabin 

Starry Skies Flagstaff airbnb
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Our first pick for Flagstaff cabin rentals that are pet friendly is Starry Skies. Of all the smarter, more comfortable cabins for rent in Flagstaff AZ, this one does permit pets. It is also within easy reach of the city, being just six miles away. The pine woodland setting makes it great for dog walkers, too. Inside, the cabin can sleep up to six guests and it also has an outdoor patio complete with BBQ grill.

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 6
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, WiFi, TV, games console, work desk, fireplace, washing machine, patio with BBQ, parking, breakfast provided
Rating : 4.9
Pros : Secluded cabin in scenic location with breakfast included
Cons : No cable TV, No air-conditioning, firewood not supplied
Good for : Family or group lookign for stylish accommodation in a restful yet convenient setting

Eagle’s Eye Forest Cabin 

Eagles Eye Flagstaff airbnb
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A compact property, Eagle’s Eye is an A frame cabin on the edge of a National Forest. If you need an Airbnb near Flagstaff that is dog friendly, then why not check out this snug, homely cabin? The interior is flooded with light thanks to the huge windows, and these also give guests panoramic views over the surrounding trees and mountains. Three outdoor decks also give you, your partner or family and your pet somewhere to relax outside. Downtown Flagstaff is 10 minutes away by car. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker, HD TV, gaming console, board games, toys, workspace, three outdoor decks, parking
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Peaceful cabin in scenic forest position
Cons : No WiFi, no air-conditioning, no washing machine,
Good for : Couple or small family looking for a comfortable woodland cabin

Best Airbnb Flagstaff: Downtown 

Historic Heart of Flagstaff Apartment

Historic Heart Flagstaff airbnb
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This stylish, airy apartment ticks so many boxes when searching for an Airbnb in downtown Flagstaff, AZ. Sleeping up to four, there are subtle nods to the seventies in the hip, retro decor that features sleek lines and polished warm wood flooring. Two balconies ensure you can make the most of that fresh mountain air while overlooking Flagstaff’s historic downtown. When you stay here, everything is right on the doorstep. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine, fireplace, WiFi, TV, two balconies, parking
Rating : 4.9
Pros : Sleek apartment in historic downtown
Cons : Flight of stairs to enter apartment
Good for : Solo traveler or couple seeking a smart, centrally located condo
Historic Heart Flagstaff airbnb
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Historic Heart Flagstaff airbnb
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Hip Home from Home for 4 in Downtown Flagstaff

Hip Home from Home Flagstaff airbnb
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This hip home from home is conveniently located in downtown Flagstaff. Offering some 1,000 square feet of space, this modern house is decorated in an ultra-contemporary style, featuring stainless steel, corrugated metal and lots of natural stone and wood. Using a palette of warm neutrals and soothing monochrome shades, this deluxe, chalet-style house makes a great base for exploring the city and beyond.

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 2
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine, fireplace, WiFi, TV, backyard, parking
Rating : 4.9
Pros : Modern, spacious home in historic downtown;
Cons : No pets
Good for : A couple or family looking for a stylish, central property in Flagstaff
Hip Home from Home Flagstaff airbnb
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Hip Home from Home Flagstaff airbnb
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Best Airbnb Near Flagstaff, AZ

The Big Red Cabin for 8 

Big Red Cabin Flagstaff airbnb
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The Big Red Cabin is located outside central Flagstaff, yet is just six miles from the city. Perfect for a group or family, it can sleep up to eight guests in comfort. This unique Airbnb cabin near Flagstaff enjoys a tranquil woodland setting. Recently remodeled, the Big Red Cabin provides every modern convenience you could desire. Outdoor living is facilitated thanks to two decks, one for each floor of the property. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 8
Number of rooms: 3
Amenities : 2 Bathrooms, Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, air-conditioning; WiFi, cable TV, washing machine, two outdoor decks, parking
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Quiet cabin in peaceful yet convenient location
Cons : No pets
Good for : Group or family looking for a spacious and stylish cabin in the wood

Nordic Village Yurts 

Nordic Village Yurts Flagstaff airbnb
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If you want to be within easy reach of Flagstaff yet feel like you’re a million miles away, then why not consider a glamping trip? The Nordic Village Yurts both offer accommodation that is a step up from setting up your own basic tent, while allowing you closer encounters with nature and the great outdoors than a conventional Airbnb. The yurts are also ideal for those who enjoy hiking, snowshoeing or skiing, depending on season. While there is no running water or electricity within the yurt, the central Nordic Village Lodge offers constant access to both. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: N/A
Amenities : Sleeping pads, folding table and chairs, fire ring, BBQ, wood burner, portable toilet, basic supply pack
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Rustic camping with access to water and electricity
Cons : You need to bring bedding, flashlights, water and cooking supplies
Good for : Couples or small families who want a unique getaway experience close to Flagstaff
Nordic Village Yurts Flagstaff airbnb
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Nordic Village Yurts Flagstaff airbnb
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Country Club Townhouse Near Flagstaff 

Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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This smart yet homely townhouse is just seven minutes’ drive from downtown Flagstaff. Not only that, it also comes with guest access to a country club offering a pool and hot tub among its amenities. Contemporary comforts like a cozy fireplace, fully-equipped kitchen and large TV with cable make a stay here feel far more like a luxurious holiday. Modern conveniences like a dishwasher, air-conditioning and dedicated workspace make this place as practical as it is attractive. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, air-conditioning, washing machine, WiFi, workspace, cable TV, shared pool and hot tub, patio, parking
Rating : 4.9
Pros : Comfortable, stylish townhouse in convenient location
Cons : No pets, spiral staircase to bedroom
Good for : Couples or families seeking a great location and country club facilities
Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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Best Airbnb Flagstaff: Yurt 

Nordic Village Yurts 

Nordic Village Yurts Flagstaff airbnb
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For a more back-to-basics yet camping style experience, why not book a yurt for your stay in the Flagstaff area? Ideal for hikers, bikers and skiing or snowshoeing in season, these yurts are located close to the Nordic Village Lodge. Get off-grid with no electricity or running water within your yurt, yet you can access these at any time at the lodge. The yurts are ideal for couples or a small family, and come equipped with most of the amenities you should require.  

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: N/A
Amenities : Sleeping pads, folding table and chairs, fire ring, BBQ, wood burner, portable toilet, basic supply pack
Rating : 4.8
Pros : Rustic camping with access to water and electricity
Cons : You need to bring bedding, flashlights, water and cooking supplies
Good for : Couples or small families who want a unique getaway experience close to Flagstaff

Best Airbnb Flagstaff With Pool 

Chic City Apartment with Community Pool

City Community apartment for 3 Flagstaff airbnb
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This fresh, bright and modern apartment, situated on the fringes of Flagstaff, gives guests the best of city and rural living. There is also constant access to community facilities, including a swimming pool, sauna, playground, BBQs, gym and more. You will be based beyond the busy inner-city districts, close to golf courses and with Mount Elden views. There is a shopping mall, movie theatre and restaurants within easy reach.

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 3
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, WiFi, workspace, TV, shared hot tub, sauna, pool, gym, BBQs, playground, yard and parking
Rating : 5
Pros : Light, bright apartment in city fringe location
Cons : No parties, pets, smoking or air-conditioning
Good for : A singles’ or couples’ stay between the city and rural Arizona
City Community apartment for 3 Flagstaff airbnb
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City Community apartment for 3 Flagstaff airbnb
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Country Club Townhouse for 4

Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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Enjoy access to all the amenities you could wish for with this ‘best of both worlds’ townhouse. Guests of this Airbnb can access country club facilities, making this an Airbnb near Flagstaff with hot tub and swimming pool use. The property itself, meanwhile, is stylishly furnished and well equipped, with 60-inch cable TV, fireplace and full kitchen. To cap it all, downtown Flagstaff is just seven minutes’ away by car. 

AT A GLANCE

Number of guests: Up to 4
Number of rooms: 1
Amenities : Kitchen with coffee maker and dishwasher, air-conditioning, washing machine, WiFi, workspace, cable TV, shared pool and hot tub, patio, parking
Rating : 4.95
Pros : Comfortable, stylish townhouse in convenient location
Cons : No pets, spiral staircase to bedroom
Good for : Couples or families seeking a great location and country club facilities
Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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Country Club Townhouse Flagstaff airbnb
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Which is the best Airbnb in Flagstaff for you? 

 We rate all the Airbnbs listed here very highly – as do numerous satisfied travelers. To read more reviews, click on the links below each listing.  

 What the best Airbnb for your vacation is will depend on factors such as the size of your party, whether or not you have a pet, whether you want to self-cater or be close to restaurants on downtown Moab, and the amenities you are looking for. Whether you’re a couple looking to relax by the pool, a family looking to self-cater and entertain the kids or a group of friends traveling together, we hope this guide makes the selection process a little simpler and faster.  

 Wherever you decide to stay, we hope this handy guide to selecting the best Airbnb in Flagstaff helps you to have an incredible trip. 


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James Ian Yosemite

James Ian has traveled to 82 countries and all 7 continents.  He has visited all of the main national parks in the United States, as well as many national monuments and state parks.

He has rafted through the Grand Canyon; rappelled down slot canyons near Zion and Arches; hiked among the hoodoos in Bryce and the enormous trees in Sequoia; admired the waterfalls in Yosemite and the colored hot springs in Yellowstone; seen moose in Grand Tetons and seals in the Channel Islands, and much more.

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