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The 10 Best Airbnbs In Nashville For Music Trips, Friend Getaways And More

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Katherine Louie, Forbes Staff

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ashville, nicknamed “the Music City,” is best known for its famous music venues, like the Grand Ole Opry House and Ryman Auditorium, along with lively honky-tonks and restaurants. There’s also no shortage of museums, parks and unique shops to explore. Whether it’s your first time visiting this vibrant city or your tenth, the best Airbnbs in Nashville provide a relaxing home base while you explore the many cultural and historic sights the city offers.

No matter what type of trip you have planned, there’s an Airbnb to suit your needs and make your stay unforgettable. Our selections range from an eclectic pink home, appropriately named The Nashville Dollhouse, to a modern two-bedroom guesthouse and a stunning Scandinavian-style home. Each property is a guest favorite, run by Superhosts or rated 4.9 or higher to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Below, the best Airbnbs in Nashville to book in 2024.


Best Airbnb In Downtown Nashville: One-Bedroom Condo

One-Bedroom Condo

Accommodations: One bedroom, one bathroom
Who Will Love It: Guests who like to be close to the action
All-Star Amenities: Skyline views; washer and dryer; central air; blackout curtains; board games; travel crib
What Not To Miss: Views of the Nashville city skyline at night; Walking to famous attractions like The Country Music Hall of Fame
Location: Downtown Nashville

Downtown Nashville is the place to stay if you want to spend your time absorbing the local culture and visiting places like the Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Honky Tonk Highway and more. This one-bedroom condo has all the amenities you could need for short- and long-term stays, from a chic living room outfitted with West Elm furniture to a fully equipped kitchen. The bedroom has a king-sized bed, several windows for natural light and a spacious closet for all your belongings. Because this is the penthouse level condo, travelers can expect beautiful skyline views best enjoyed at sunrise and sunset.


Most Unique Airbnb In Nashville: The Nashville Dollhouse

The Nashville Dollhouse

Accommodations: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms
Who Will Love It: Lovers of all things pink and groups looking for an unforgettable vacation
All-Star Amenities: Pink Smeg appliances; record player; board games; central air; outdoor shower; grill; enclosed patio with furniture; washer and dryer; free parking
What Not To Miss: Enjoying a cocktail in the pink-themed backyard and cooling off in the outdoor shower
Location: East Nashville

Perfect for your next girls' trip or bachelorette party, this eclectic home is completely decked out in pink—from the living room sofa to the kitchen cabinets to the glossy pink tiles in the shower. The glamorous space has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a full kitchen outfitted with adorable Smeg appliances and plenty of space throughout to mingle and enjoy the themed rooms. The main bedroom has an 84-inch round bed with raised gold wallpaper and leopard robes that can be worn while lounging in the house. The two remaining bedrooms have unique (and Instagrammable) touches that are sure to delight guests, ranging from a queen throne to a lighted makeup vanity with gold handles. On balmy nights, guests can enjoy cocktails in the well-manicured backyard with plenty of seating and an outdoor shower.

Best Airbnb For Couples In Nashville: 2-Bedroom Guest House

2-Bedroom Guest House

Accommodations: Two bedrooms, one bathroom
Who Will Love It: Couples who want a centrally located space
All-Star Amenities: Stainless steel appliances; Keurig coffee maker; washer and dryer; private parking; outdoor patio with furniture
What Not To Miss: A walk through the downtown area to explore the local shops, bars and restaurants
Location: East Nashville

This modern guest house in the bustling East Nashville neighborhood has a contemporary design, a beautiful outdoor patio and stainless steel appliances. It is far enough away to be quiet but close enough to walk or Uber into town to explore the shops on Fatherland Street, grab a drink at the local dive bar and meander through Shelby Park. It has two well-furnished bedrooms and a bathroom with a double vanity, custom cabinetry and a large walk-in shower. The full kitchen opens to a modern living room with high ceilings and recessed lighting, perfect for watching a movie or enjoying a glass of wine after a long day of sightseeing.

Best Airbnb For Families In Nashville: Warm Nashville Home

Warm Nashville Home

Accommodations: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms
Who Will Love It: Travelers seeking plenty of space and elegant furnishings
All-Star Amenities: Brand new kitchen; back deck; washer and dryer; Ring doorbell
What Not To Miss: Family meals in the light and airy kitchen
Location: East Nashville

Families or large groups looking for a comfortable Nashville retreat will feel right at home in this elegant Airbnb in a quiet neighborhood just one mile from some of the city's biggest attractions. The house has wood floors and new furniture, and the bright, airy kitchen is fully stocked with everything you might need to whip up a delicious breakfast or dinner. On warm nights, travelers can enjoy an evening cocktail on the back deck before retreating to one of three plush bedrooms. Two bedrooms have Queen-size beds, while the third has bunk beds perfect for kiddos or teens.

Best Airbnb On Music Row In Nashville: Chic Condo On Music Row

Chic Condo On Music Row

Accommodations: One bedroom, one bathroom
Who Will Love It: Music lovers, couples or solo travelers
All-Star Amenities: Guitar-shaped pool; full kitchen; dedicated workspace; washer and dryer; elevator; free parking
What Not To Miss: The guitar-shaped pool that’s open from May through September; a trolley night tour down Music Row
Location: Music Row

Music buffs will appreciate this well-designed condo at Spencer Manor, one of the spots where famous musicians would stay while recording at nearby studios. It’s situated on Music Row, the heart of Nashville’s entertainment scene, and a hot spot for delicious eateries and lively honky-tonks. With just one bedroom (there are two queen beds in the room) and a sofa bed, the condo sleeps up to six—perfect for small groups or solo travelers who want a quiet abode with all the comforts of home. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for preparing meals, and a round dining table with four chairs is adjacent to the living room. If you need to work during your stay, the bedroom has a desk setup.


Best Design Airbnb In Nashville: Scandinavian Guesthouse

Scandinavian Guesthouse

Accommodations: One bedroom, one bathroom
Who Will Love It: Guests who appreciate modern design
All-Star Amenities: Walk-in shower; Vitruvi oil diffuser; washer and dryer; Dreamcloud mattress; private patio with bistro lights; private car pad
What Not To Miss: Morning coffee on the private patio
Location: East Nashville

Fans of Scandinavian architecture will love this modern and well-equipped guesthouse that can sleep up to four people. The space has hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances, and the minimal but tasteful decor only enhances the relaxing atmosphere. The light and airy bathroom features a walk-in shower with deep green tiles and an 8-foot linen closet filled with extra towels and other amenities. There’s also a separate laundry room and a full kitchen for prepping snacks and meals during your stay. From the stunning architecture to the excellent location, the thoughtful details make this Airbnb a place to visit again and again.


Best Airbnb For Solo Travelers In Nashville: Germantown Carriage House

Germantown Carriage House

Accommodations: One bedroom, one bathroom, one half bath
Who Will Love It: Solo travelers looking for a posh escape
All-Star Amenities: Smart TV; washer and dryer; room-darkening shades; private balcony; free parking
What Not To Miss: A glass of wine on the private balcony at night
Location: Germantown

If you’re a solo traveler looking for a chic stay near Nashville's hotspots, this recently renovated carriage house is a great option. It’s nestled in Germantown, a historic community with many boutiques and cafes, in addition to well-known attractions like the Tennessee State Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Although it’s not the largest property on our list, it has all the comforts of home, from a fully equipped kitchen to a washer and dryer. The bathroom has a spacious walk-in shower with pristine white tiles and a marble vanity, and there’s a dedicated workspace should guests need to work during their stay.


Best Airbnb With A Pool In Nashville: Modern Ranch Home With Pool

Modern Ranch Home With Pool

Accommodations: Three bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms
Who Will Love It: Large groups and travelers who want plenty of amenities
All-Star Amenities: Private pool and hot tub; covered patio; fenced-in yard; charcoal grill; fire pit; washer and dryer; floor-to-ceiling windows; gas fireplace; private parking
What Not To Miss: Lounging by the pool on a sunny afternoon
Location: West Nashville

For travelers who want top-tier amenities and a private space during their Nashville stay, you can’t go wrong with this spacious ranch home in West Nashville. The luxurious residence has a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, modern furniture and three bedrooms that accommodate ten guests. (The two main bedrooms have king and queen-sized beds, while the third has four double beds.) The polished concrete floors, high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout add an airy feel to this abode. When the weather is nice, take a dip in the outdoor pool and enjoy a cocktail in one of the loungers before retreating to the covered patio for dinner. Plus, it’s about a fifteen-minute drive from downtown Nashville, so you can easily explore attractions like the Honky Tonk Highway, Johnny Cash Museum and more.


Best Airbnb In The Gulch In Nashville: Penthouse Condo With Pool

Penthouse Condo With Pool

Accommodations: One bedroom, two bathrooms
Who Will Love It: Travelers who want to be close to stylish bars and restaurants
All-Star Amenities: Brand new stainless steel appliances; fully stocked Keurig coffee bar; private balcony with seating; skyline views
What Not To Miss: Exploring the hip neighborhood; walking to one of the many breweries in the area
Location: The Gulch

Previously an industrial area filled with warehouses, The Gulch is now a trendy neighborhood with stylish hotels, rooftop bars and vibrant murals. This newly built condo is perched atop The Hyve building, which has plenty of desirable amenities like an outdoor pool with cabanas, a state-of-the-art gym, a lush courtyard and fire pits. Guests staying at the penthouse condo will marvel at the stunning views of the city skyline before migrating to the private balcony, where they can watch the sun go down with a cold drink in hand. There are contemporary furnishings throughout, and the main bathroom has a spacious vanity and bathtub ideal for getting ready before a night out.


Best Airbnb For Large Groups In Nashville: Magnolia House

Magnolia House

Accommodations: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms
Who Will Love It: Large groups who prefer a quaint neighborhood with access to the downtown area
All-Star Amenities: Fully equipped kitchen; washer and dryer; room-darkening shades; porch with seating; two free parking spaces; high chair and travel crib
What Not To Miss: Movie nights and shared meals in the main living spaces
Location: Germantown

This picturesque home in Germantown is an excellent option for larger groups who need several bedrooms and abundant space. The main living space, which has plush seating and a ceiling fan, opens up to a light-filled kitchen where meals and snacks can be prepared. Each of the three bedrooms has clean, minimal furnishings, and the bathrooms have updated amenities, like a spacious walk-in shower and double vanity. The front porch, with a table and several chairs, provides outdoor space for travelers to unwind at the beginning and end of each day.


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About Katherine Louie, Your Nashville Airbnb Guide

I am a commerce editor for Forbes Vetted covering topics in beauty, fashion, travel and home. Prior to joining Forbes, I held positions at BuzzFeed and Dotdash Meredith, where I was responsible for curating lifestyle content and testing products for real-world insights. My work has appeared in Women’s Health, Men’s Health, BuzzFeed, Brit + Co, Everyday Health and more. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in English/Creative Writing from Marist College and currently reside in Brooklyn, New York.


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