7 unique Airbnb rentals in San Diego
Tired of staying in standard hotels or vacation rentals while on vacation in San Diego?
How is a night in a treehouse, a weekend on a boat, or a week in the former Bing Crosby Estate?
They are part of San Diego’s Unique Lists on Airbnb, the growing online service where you can rent a room, a house and other spaces.
Discover these seven quirky locations. Note that the rates per night are starting prices as the rates vary widely depending on the season and major events happening in San Diego. You will find the highest rates in summer. Taxes and fees are extra.
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1. Harbor Island Yacht
Host Description: “Stay and play on a yacht (47ft) as it’s docked near downtown Harbor Island in sunny San Diego! Stay 4 nights or more and enjoy a sunset cruise.”
District: The island of the port.
Price: Starting at $ 139 per night. Minimum of two nights.
Evaluation: 4 stars (56 reviews).
Recent Notice: “We enjoyed our stay on René and Carissa’s boat. They had left us an assortment of beers, wine and water in the fridge. It was very comfortable to relax on the deck enjoying a conversation and a drink. The air conditioning in the cabin was wonderful as our first few days were quite hot! The cabin even had enough headroom for my 6’3 “son to stand up! Although there are some cooking facilities (3 burners and a microwave) on board, it is better to plan to eat outside as the preparation space is quite limited. We had great breakfast sandwiches right at the marina deli. The pool was spacious and clean, but we didn’t use it. The wharf was very quiet and the people were friendly. The park across the street is a great place to relax, walk, run, etc. – Magnificent. We had a great time on our 2 hour night cruise, it was a highlight! We had no problem parking on the street when we couldn’t stay in the marina parking lot. This was our first Airbnb experience and we decided to try something different than what a hotel would offer and it was awesome! “
2. Downtown Hostel Bunk Bed
Host Description: This listing is for a single bed in our 10 bed en-suite bungalow at our quirky and eclectic ITH Adventure hostel. Enjoy our free daily meals which are all included and allow you to dine with other fun guests! during your visit to San Diego, we also take our clients on daytime and nighttime social activities guided by our staff! Our facilities include multiple male and female washrooms so our customers always have access to a hot shower! “
District: Little Italy.
Price: Starting at $ 29 per night.
Evaluation: 5 stars (15 reviews).
Recent Notice: “It was great. The cleanest hostel I have stayed in (sic) in the US. Check-in went smoothly. We had a problem but we fixed it.”
3. Moroccan Rockin ‘RV
Host Description: “It’s a unique, creative and fun way to stay in San Diego. You have your own space, kitchen, outdoor seating area and you’re in a great part of town. You can use the RV parked here in the driveway. You also have access to the house to use the shower and tub in the house. For an additional cost, I’ll take you to the Rockin ‘Moroccan to explore the city in style. “
District: Oak Park.
Price: Starting at $ 65 per night.
Evaluation: 5 stars (44 reviews).
Recent Notice: “Absolutely had the best time here. Exactly as described and Thomas (the host) was very helpful, friendly and accommodating. My friend and I were in SD for one night and one day and needed a place to stay. Sleep. The Rockin ‘Moroccan couldn’t have been better. The location was great – only a 10-15 minute drive to the Gaslamp (downtown area). Highly recommended. Thanks again, Thomas! “
4. The old domain of Bing Crosby
Host Description: This expansive estate located in the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, strikes an elegant and symphonic balance of luxury, privacy and convenience. The original owner of the property, Bing Crosby, hosted large parties on the estate’s lush lawns for over 5 acres. “
District: Rancho Santa Fe.
Rate: $ 10,000 per night. Seven night minimum.
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5. Downtown treehouse
Host Description: This amazing treehouse: live in a tree that overlooks the bay and downtown skyline. Take a tree shower with this amazing and romantic getaway. For the kids at heart, when you leave your cabin in trees, you are only 5 blocks to San Diego Bay, 2 blocks to Little Italy … 6 blocks to Balboa Park (zoo, trail museums) and only 8 blocks from the downtown Gaslamp district.Three exterior decks with a view … watch sailboats, sunsets over the bay, night lights across the San Diego skyline and planes landing. ” (The room is part of a Victorian house converted into a boutique hotel called Upfront San Diego.)
District: West Park.
Price: Starting at $ 89 per night.
Evaluation: 5 stars (259 reviews).
Recent Notice: “Brilliant place to stay! Truly unique setting, great location a short walk to Little Italy and about a 15-20 minute walk to the Gaslamp district. Private outdoor space is also a good idea. I would definitely recommend it . “
6. Barge on the bay
Host Description: “You can’t help but enjoy the fun and contemporary, but still nautical, vibe of the house. The living room has a comfortable and high quality sofa bed, flat screen TV with DVD player , satellite connection and stereo system. Off the living room and outside the second set of sliding glass doors is the patio or outdoor terrace. This is where most of our guests will spend their time. majority of their time.The deck is just above the waterline where you can relax and watch the sunset, have a barbecue and watch the other boats in the marina float by and of course tour with the ducks ! “
District: The island of the port.
Price: Starting at $ 195 per night. Minimum of two nights.
Evaluation: 4.5 stars.
Recent Notice: “Great place! Would recommend for sure! Fun to stay in a unique place. Very glad we did this! We saw sea lions every night. Hope to go back.”
7. Taj Mahal of La Jolla
Host Description: “Enjoy whitewater ocean views overlooking La Jolla Beach and the Pacific Oceanfront Tennis Club from La Jolla’s historic main house – The Taj Mahal. This house has 5 bedrooms. bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 2 semi-private bedrooms. The bedroom (for rent) has a double bed with down duvet, bookshelves, nightstand, lamps, closet. This is the only separate suite in the house main, has a view of the main patio, a lush garden with its sound of the Italian waterfall. is ideal for two people who want to be inside a house but separated from the others. “
District: Shores of La Jolla.
Price: Starting at $ 130 per night. Minimum of two nights.
Evaluation: 4.5 stars.
Recent Notice: “I spent a wonderful week at La Jolla Taj Mahal de Bibi which is located in a spectacular area with stunning views of LJ and the beach. It is an amazing place and exactly like the photos. Everything was so perfect and Bibi made it an unforgettable stay for me. She is a wonderful and helpful host and several times we have shared the dinner that she made and I felt like I was in my second home. Thank you very much Bibi! “