The 22 Best Airbnbs in California (Updated September 2021)
FAQ: Airbnbs in California
Where Should I Vacation in California?
Where in California you visit depends entirely on your personal style, taste, and budget. Los Angeles is known the world over for its entertainment industry attractions in Hollywood and beyond; it is also a haven of restoration and multicultural art.
Southern California is home to family-friendly theme parks including Disneyland (Anaheim) and Legoland (Carlsbad). The San Francisco Bay Area is home to great bridges, parks, and cultural attractions.
World-class national parks statewide include Yosemite and Joshua Tree. Wine countries dot the central state (Paso Robles, San Louis Obispo) and, more famously, further north (Napa, Sonoma). Spectacular beaches and coastlines stretch the length of the state, over 800 miles.
Which cities in California are the most popular Airbnb locations?
As stated, expect to find plenty of attractive Airbnbs around some of the top attractions. In the north, this could include the wine country of Napa and Sonoma, the mountains of Yosemite and Tahoe, or areas around cities such as San Francisco and San Jose.
Follow the coast to places like Monterey, Carmel, Big Sur, and Santa Barbara. Popular rentals near Los Angeles can be found in Malibu, Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Hollywood. Venture into the wilderness and a wide variety of rentals await you in Palm Springs and Joshua Tree. Or head to Baja and explore the San Diego area.
How much does Airbnb cost in California?
California vacation home rental costs run the gamut from ultra-low-cost spending to over-the-top celebrity-style spending. The cost will depend on factors such as the size of the house, proximity to the beach, property prices in the area, additional amenities such as a swimming pool, and the time of year you plan to visit. to return. Although the latter factor is less important in California than it would be in other destinations less known for their year-round sunshine.
Expect to spend a few hundred dollars for a weekend getaway and around a thousand for a weeklong vacation, however, those numbers will increase depending on the above factors.
What should I look for in an Airbnb?
Of course, you’ll need an Airbnb that’s right for the size, age, and price and location requirements of your group. But you should also consider factors like those we take into account when compiling our recommendations for readers. This includes recent positive reviews, Superhost status, participation in the COVID Era Enhanced Clean Program, and amenities.
What is Airbnb’s cancellation policy?
Cancellation policies on Airbnb are set by each host and vary from listing to listing. For a more detailed summary of Airbnb’s cancellation policies, click here.
How do I book a vacation rental in California on Airbnb?
Filter your home search based on location, price, dates of stay, number of bedrooms, amenities, pet acceptance, and other qualities and features. When you find an ad you like, check its cancellation policies (as noted above) and the final price including fees.
For more information on how to book an Airbnb, click here.
Is it Safe to Stay at an Airbnb During COVID?
The CDC now says fully vaccinated people can travel safely to the United States.
Additionally, experts say private Airbnbs are safe and can be a reassuring accommodation option compared to hotels amid the pandemic. This is because these stays minimize interactions with other guests and staff.
Airbnb also recently released data highlighting these travel trends. They showed that nearly half of 2,200 adults surveyed in the United States prefer their trips to be within 200 miles of home.
Additionally, Airbnb hosts are required to follow enhanced cleaning procedures. That said, there is still an inherent risk in travel and we recommend that you follow CDC guidelines, practice social distancing, mask yourself, and wash your hands frequently whenever you travel.