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The 9 best Airbnbs in Milwaukee from luxury condos to spacious homes

Planning a weekend getaway by the lake? Check out these cool and quirky Milwaukee Airbnb rentals.

Written by
Kris Vire
Alex Floyd-Douglass
Rosemary Waugh
Alys Lloyd

Known as the "Cream City" for its historic cream-colored brick buildings, Milwaukee is a city of diverse attractions. Whether you're a history buff interested in its rich brewing heritage, an art enthusiast eager to explore its vibrant arts scene, or a foodie craving some delicious cheese curds, Milwaukee has a little something for everyone.

But, as you're planning your visit to this popular city, you'll inevitably wonder, "Where should I crash?" Lucky for you, Milwaukee's Airbnb game is strong, offering everything from cozy apartments perfect for a quick escape from Chicago (it's just a 90-minute drive away or an easy Amtrak ride) to spacious homes designed for larger groups. 

To help you plan the perfect stay, we've done the legwork and found some super cool Milwaukee Airbnbs. So, whether you're catching a Cubs-Brewers game, immersing yourself in the musical madness of Summerfest, or just looking to explore the local brew scene, these digs are going to make your stay unique and unforgettable. So why wait? Let's dive in...


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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

The best Airbnbs in Milwaukee

A Victorian home in the heart of Walker's Point
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1. A Victorian home in the heart of Walker's Point

If you're in search of a luxurious Milwaukee Airbnb that can accommodate up to 10 guests, this stunning Victorian home should be at the top of your list. Situated in the vibrant Walker's Point neighborhood, you'll have easy access to restaurants, local breweries, and bars all within walking distance. Not to mention downtown, which is a quick five-minute drive away. For evenings when you prefer a cozy night in, you can whip up a delightful meal in the fully-equipped chef's kitchen before retiring to the queen bed in the master suite. 

Rooms? Six beds. Sleeps up to ten guests.
The mood? Think 10-foot ceilings, chandeliers, and exposed brick walls – an interior enthusiast's dream.
Location perks? Whether you're gearing up for a brewery tour or heading to a local Brewers game, this home offers all the comfort and amenities you need for an unforgettable stay. 
Budget range? A luxurious option that becomes slightly more reasonable when split among larger groups.

A Mequon ranch on a spacious one-acre lot
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2. A Mequon ranch on a spacious one-acre lot

This Milwaukee Airbnb is the perfect vacation home for a sizable group of friends or family. With space for up to eight guests, this ultra-modern ranch in Mequon has so much to offer. From the expansive one-acre lot it sits on to the fully equipped interior, you'll find everything you need for a fantastic vacation right at your fingertips. When you're in the mood for outdoor relaxation, you can head to the nearby Milwaukee River for a refreshing dip before returning home to unwind on the patio around the inviting fire pit. And, if you're feeling competitive, the basement offers both a ping pong table and a punching bag for a bit of lighthearted (or heavy-hitting) fun.

Rooms? Five beds. Sleeps up to eight guests.
The mood? A true home away from home.
Location perks? Experience everything Milwaukee has to offer with this property's prime location. You'll be mere blocks away from the river and just minutes from downtown Mequon. 
Budget range? A good option for large groups with budget-conscious travelers.

A bohemian-inspired apartment in River West
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3. A bohemian-inspired apartment in River West

If you and your family are on the hunt for a distinctive Milwaukee Airbnb, look no further. This gorgeous three-bedroom home is like stepping into a real-life bohemian dream. Brimming with vibrant art, stylish rattan furniture, and unique travel mementos, this home strikes a balance between cleanliness, coziness, and serenity all in one. You can snuggle up on the couch and catch one of your favorite shows on the HDTV before whipping up a delectable meal in the open-concept kitchen. And, for those who enjoy a good selfie, there's even a permanent foliage wall, perfect for snapping an Instagram-worthy pic.

Rooms? Three beds. Sleeps up to five guests.
The mood? The epitome of bohemian chic.
Location perks? Situated in the lively Riverwest neighborhood, you'll discover lots of family-friendly cafes, bars, and shops within walking distance.
Budget range? A wallet-friendly option.

A ‘Grease’ themed home in Downtown Milwaukee
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4. A ‘Grease’ themed home in Downtown Milwaukee

Dubbed "The Pink Lady," this Airbnb lives up to its name and then some. Themed after the movie Grease, you'll find everything from vibrant wall murals to the "Beauty School Dropout" makeup bar in the main bedroom. Outside, a massive pink sign proudly declares its name, complete with a grass-wall backdrop. The decor here ranges from wildly creative to full-blown peachy wilderness. And as if that's not enough, you can enjoy other funky amenities like a record player, gym equipment, board games, and even some top-notch Public Goods toiletries.

Rooms? Five beds. Sleeps up to eight beds.
The mood? A Grease superfan's dream.
Location perks? Located in Walker’s Point, this property is the ideal base for exploring the city's rich history, German brewing culture, trendy shops, and vibrant food scene.
Budget range? A reasonably priced stay, perfect for a girl's weekend, bachelorette party, or birthday celebration.

A 70s throw back apartment in Riverwest
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5. A 70s throw back apartment in Riverwest

Some people like their décor understated and contemporary. But not us. We fell in love with this mustard-lovin’ vintage haven the minute we saw it. Located in the Riverwest area of town, the hosts have gone all out with the 70s furnishings while also making a little abode that is far from just being a concept-heavy show home. Cosy on down in that huge bed or get some WFH hours in at the ergonomic desk set up. Or, best of all, just spend some time marvelling at those gorgeous brown tiles and wallpapers.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps up to two guests.
The mood?
That 70s show.
Location perks? Right in the Riverwest neighbourhood with some very nice coffee options nearby.
Budget range? Retro prices for a contemporary stay.

A spacious downtown home perfect for large groups
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6. A spacious downtown home perfect for large groups

Finding accommodation for a big group can be quite a challenge. Thankfully, this property has you covered with its four bedrooms, ten beds, and three bathrooms. The main floor offers an open-concept space featuring a modern kitchen, a communal dining table, and a roomy living area. If you're looking for entertainment, the property’s game room, dubbed "The High Life Lounge," is equipped with arcade games, foosball, a dartboard, a beer pong table, and a golf-putting beer pong game. You won't run out of things to do here, that's for sure.

Rooms? Ten beds. Sleeps over sixteen guests.
The mood? Large and in charge.
Location perks? You'll be close to all the downtown action, including popular spots like Cathedral Square Park, Fiserv Forum, and the Convention Center. 
Budget range? A good option for large group stays.

A stylish guesthouse in Bay View
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7. A stylish guesthouse in Bay View

Okay, we may have said this article is about the best Airbnbs in Milwaukee, but technically, this one's a hotel… available on Airbnb. That counts, right? Anyhow, this spot is seriously impressive. The owners have cleverly blended the advantages of a hotel and an Airbnb, crafting a property that's pretty hard to beat. Whether you're sipping on a craft cocktail at the on-site Kindred Restaurant and Bar or chilling in the community lounge in front of the TV, you've got all the cozy essentials for a perfect stay.

Rooms? One private room. Sleeps up to two guests.
The mood? Hotel meets Airbnb- the perfect fusion of comfort and uniqueness.
Location perks? Nestled in Milwaukees’ Bay View neighborhood, an up-and-coming area with loads of great restaurants, parks, and cute little shops.
Budget range? A moderately priced stay.

A modern apartment with direct access to the Fiserv Forum
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8. A modern apartment with direct access to the Fiserv Forum

Plan a cozy weekend getaway at this apartment, featuring a comfortable queen-sized bed, a versatile seating area, in-unit laundry, and a smart TV with Chromecast for entertainment. With direct access to the Fiserv Forum, the home of the Milwaukee Bucks, you can even catch a basketball game during your stay. Don't miss the rooftop patio offering skyline views, the on-site fitness center for a quick workout, and the communal lounge where you can relax in style. It's the perfect spot for a romantic escape.

Rooms? One bed. Sleeps up to three guests.
The mood? Bright, clean, and airy.
Location perks? Apart from the nifty skywalk linking you straight to the Fiserv Forum, you're just a quick five-minute drive from Downtown, the Third Ward, and Marquette University.
Budget range? An affordable option for two.

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