10 Instagrammable Airbnbs in Charleston


Airbnbs come in all shapes in sizes nowadays, so we've compiled a list accommodating this wide range for you to check out while planning your next trip to Charleston! Below is the list of our current Top 10 Airbnbs to consider on your next Lowcountry getaway:

Cozy Island Cottage

Located in James Island, this modern Cozy Island Cottage is nestled in the oak trees, while still only 5 miles from Folly Beach and downtown. This “beachy farmhouse” offers the best of both worlds without being in the hustle and bustle of the city. The new construction offers a beautiful and Magnolia-like kitchen, an island bar, and a spiral staircase leading to a queen bed. The living room is complete large ceilings and an outdoor deck, and a large backyard so you and your guests have plenty of room to socialize and entertain. This clean and spacious cottage sleeps six guests and comes with free parking and beach amenities including beach chairs, coolers and a portable speaker.

💸approx. $50 per night

📍 James Island, Charleston

Heart of Charleston

Tucked away in the heart of downtown, this Victorian Guest House built in 1850 is as charming and historic as its full home. This two story private renovated carriage house has its own courtyard, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and is just a two minute walk from the Gaillard Auditorium, or to get a cup of coffee at Starbucks. The inside is rustic with subtle wood flooring and carries the energy of old Charleston while still showing off its modern and coastal flair.

💸approx. $90 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

Terrace Loft:

A picture perfect “tiny home” sits in the neighborhood of Riverland Terrace just a 7 minute drive to downtown and 15 minutes from the beach. The minimalist design offers a cozy environment, an outdoor space, two bikes, free parking and all of your cooking appliances and toiletry needs. Bike or walk over to the Charleston Pour House for live music or catch a movie and dinner just a few blocks away. The loft sleeps four people with a comfortable memory foam bed and a fold down sofa bed.

💸approx. $80 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

A Pirate's Life For Me:

Featured on Tiny House Hunters, this rustic and recently renovated houseboat has been dubbed “Charleston’s Best Airbnb Experience”. The inside is spacious, comfortable and welcoming with its bright coastal decor and rustic colors and white washed walls. Enjoy an outside deck for evening drinks, morning breakfast while dolphin watching or a cozy dinner while overlooking the Charleston Harbor.

💸approx. $106 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

The Inns at 69A Spring:

Known as “The Inns”, these Charleston Vacation homes are newly renovated, conveniently located downtown and professionally decorated with local art and modern decor by Charleston based interior designers. This house gives an “at-home” feel while still centering you just a few blocks from Charleston’s most famous sites. The inside includes three bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a beautiful outdoor courtyard.

💸approx. $115 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

Seabrook Beach House:

If you’re looking for more of a beach vacation than the touristy route––This beautiful Seabrook home is calling your name! This newly renovated beach house is furnished in coastal decor with white walls and high ceilings and comfortable sleeps up to eight guests! Wake up and overlook the marsh, with distant golf courses further in the background. You can take a bike ride around the picturesque town of Seabrook or to the beach just a few minutes away. Wash off with an outdoor shower and don’t forget to take advantage of the many amendments including the pools and Seabrook Island Club which features golf, tennis, horseback riding and more!

💸approx. $200 per night

📍 Seabrook, South Carolina

Serene Cottage with Beautiful Garden and Heated Pool:

If you’re looking for a luxury experience at an affordable price, this serene cottage is your answer. Sit outside and watch the koi carp swim in the pond while you drink coffee, or come back after a long day and go for a swim in the heated salt water pool. This cottage is decorated with large windows, french doors, and a light filled bedroom and living room to showcase an overall clean and modern looking residence. The location is in a popular and quiet neighborhood of Cannonborough, filled with vintage stores and bakeries while just a five minute drive to the heart of downtown.

💸approx. $169 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

Quaint Historic Carriage House:

Sometimes it takes staying in an old Charleston carriage house to really complete the full Charleston experience. The cozy and rustic appeal is consistent with the historical buildings and red brick sidewalks that run through the city and Historic District. This spacious one bedroom apartment is perfect for a romantic getaway, exploring the city or visiting family. Completed with brick walls, a queen size bed, wood flooring and one and a half bathrooms, this apartment is everything you’ll need for your perfect Charleston stay. 

💸approx. $176 per night

📍 Downtown Charleston

Waterfront Home 5 minutes From Downtown Charleston

Planning that big family vacation for next summer? Check out this Waterfront Home just 5 minutes from Downtown Charleston. Whether you’re coming with a big family or large group of friends–– This Waterfront home sleeps up to eight guests! Complete with three bedrooms, four beds and three and a half baths, you’ll have plenty of space for your party. Enjoy the beautiful view of the marshes while relaxing in the hot tub, take a nap on the porch hammock, or socialize in the giant living room and bar area.

💸approx. $342 per night

📍 James Island, South Carolina

Last Toy - Houseboat Heaven Downtown

The Last Toy houseboat sleeps up to five people, and is an incredible experience! Enjoy all that Downtown Charleston while still getting all of the coastal benefits that the city has to offer...it's truly the best of both worlds! With an average 95% approval rating on Airbnb, Last Toy is just one of six stay-abroad rentals that host Justin has to offer. Click here to explore other houseboat options!

💸approx. $87 per night

📍 Charleston Harbor

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