South Fork Cabin nestled in the woods on the edge of a lake.
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The 16 best Airbnb cabins near Seattle

Looking for a break from big city life? These cozy cabins are calling out to you

Georgia EvansAlex Floyd-Douglass
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Seattle is a gorgeous city. It's a place that nurtured jazz greats like Ray Charles and Quincy Jones, was the birthplace of Jimi Hendrix, and the origin of Nirvana and the whole grunge scene. Beyond its musical history, it's the motherland of Boeing, Microsoft, and Amazon. But above all, The Emerald City is an exciting metropolis filled with fun things to do but when you need a little break from all the excitement? These cabins are ready for you.

All found less than 90 minutes from the city, they're keeping you cozy in the winter and providing idyllic escapes come summer. Whether you're booking a couples retreat, group vacation, or solo ski trip – find your sanctuary with our pick of picturesque Airbnb cabins near Seattle to book now. 

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in and review every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on our expert knowledge of the destination covered, editorial reviews, user reviews, hotel amenities and in-depth research 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.

Best Seattle Airbnb cabins

1. SkyCabin

Found just under an hour and a half drive away, SkyCabin is nestled away in Skykomish, giving you a little slice of serenity without compromising on location. You'll be 16 miles from Stevens Pass Ski Resort, an hour from Leavenworth, and just a few steps away from idyllic walking trails. Inside the house itself, you'll find cozy mid-century interiors contrasting to the modern architectural design. You've also got two queen-sized beds, a full kitchen, and a well-maintained outdoor space including a barbecue and comfortable seating. And when it gets a little chilly? Go ahead and light the fire. 

Beds? 2 beds, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? Stone's skip to the Alpine Lakes. 

Budget range? Mid-range. 

2. Foss Haus

Named after the Foss River nearby, Foss Haus is found just a five-minute drive from the Alpine Lakes wilderness and only a short walk to Skykomish River. With a Scandi-style A-frame exterior, this was hand-built in 1978 by the original owner. It's got a fire stove, wooden paneling, and mountain-inspired decor inside. Additionally, you'll find an open kitchen, living area, and two queen-sized beds that are sure to provide plenty of comfort after rambling along the nearby trails. You can even bring the dog for an additional $50. 

Beds? 2 beds, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? Nestled in the gorgeous Skykomish woodlands, just a few steps from the private community beach.

Budget range? No need to break the bank after all...

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3. Remodeled Skykomish escape

This two-bedroom chalet is sure to feel like a bougie home-away-from-home, thanks to its comfortable living room furnishings, welcoming kitchen, and oh-so-comfy large bedrooms. Whatever the weather, you're sure to enjoy a memorable stay made up of nature hikes and hot tub relaxing, with enough room in the house for up to six guests – so you can take all of your friends along. Nearby attractions include Skynomish Riverfront Park, Deception Falls, and Stevens Pass Ski Resort, so you're sure to be kept busy.

Beds? 2 beds, 1 bath. Sleeps 6. 

Location perks? The definition of rustic luxury, the cabin boasts upscale amenities alongside its serene natural surroundings best enjoyed on the balcony.

Budget range? A pretty penny.

4. Wild Sky House on Skykomish River

Like the sound of Wild Sky Valley? This charming cabin is in a unique spot that's calling your name. Filled with rustic quirks from top to bottom, it's somewhere that ramblers are sure to love. You'll feel at one with nature when climbing mountains, kayaking through rivers, and soaking up sunlight on the private terrace. And if you want to bring your dog along with you, that's all good. This place welcomes pets for just an additional $20, so really, you can bring the whole family along for the ride. 

Beds? 2 beds, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? If you enjoy hiking, biking, rock climbing, kayaking, or all of the above, this is your spot.

Budget range? A fair price.

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5. Riverfront cozy attached studio

In need of a total digital detox? This cozy riverfront studio is found just over an hour's drive away from Seattle. Perched on the Skykomish River, this cabin has you right in the middle of the wilderness. Wake up to the sound of the water flowing and end the day with stars above you. Built in the 50s as a ski cabin get-away, it's got buckets of charm while also channeling a cool, modern vibe with its contemporary decor. When the sun is shining, light the grill and enjoy an alfresco lunch overlooking the river. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 2. 

Location perks? Just 15 minutes to Stevens Pass Ski Resort. 

Budget range? Not too shabby. 

6. South Fork Cabin

Head to this cabin in Baring for the chance to unwind while overlooking a scenic river, offering space for six guests as you spend your time swimming, hiking, or skiing. Newly renovated, the home has a comfortable yet contemporary feel with its high ceilings, wood-burning stove, and colorful touches. There's an open kitchen for hearty dinners after adventures in wildlife, along with two bedrooms and three large beds that are sure to help you have a serene night's sleep. 

Beds? 2 beds, 1 bath. Sleep 6. 

Location perks? Just steps from Skykomish River. You'll really feel at peace here. 

Budget range? Another low-cost escape. 

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7. Sky River Cottage

Swap doomscrolling for mountain views, the Skykomish River, eagles, and black bears. A cozy hideaway in Baring, Sky River Cottage is just 25 minutes to Steven's Path, an hour from Leavenworth, and an hour 15 from Seattle, giving you the luxury of being in nature while still being able to dip into metropolitan living when needed. Comfortably sleeping two, this is the perfect romantic vacation for adventurous couples. You can even bring your four-legged friend along with you if they're well-behaved. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 3. 

Location perks? Charming fern gardens in summer and magical snow-capped mountain views during the winter season. 

Budget range? Cheap. 

8. Secluded riverfront A-frame with hot tub

This pretty little spot is another popular A-frame cabin, aptly named A River Runs Through It. If the idea of waking up, pouring a fresh coffee, and watching the water from a sunny balcony sounds like your kind of thing, this is somewhere that should really grab your attention. With careful details such as the rock fireplace, cedar walls, and stone sink, it keeps things modern with a crystal clear hot tub. Make sure to have a soak when you've come back from Stevens Pass Mountain Resort which is just 20 minutes away. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? Everything from the towering trees to the clawfoot tub. 

Budget range? Good news, you won't be out of pocket.

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9. Romantic getaway on the slopes

Ski in and ski out of this romantic cabin in Snoqualmie Pass, where you'll be right in the center of the Summit West slopes. If you're a couple looking for romantic vacation ideas, this is a dreamy destination promising adventures by day and atmospheric evenings in the hot tub or by a roaring fire. Up the spiral staircase, you'll find a tastefully decorated loft with a large bedroom and the kind of bed you feel your whole body sink into. Perfect for post-skiing wind-downs. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1.5 baths. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? Without a doubt, it's the breathtaking mountain views.

Budget range? Quite affordable. 

10. Elliott's Cabin

Solo travelers are sure to snap up the chance to spend a night or two at Elliott's Cabin. A snug spot just 15 minutes from Snoqualmie Falls and 45 minutes from downtown Seattle, it's in a prime location with woodland surroundings that can't be beaten. You can canoe across the pristine lake or have a dip when you feel like it, then go back to a log cabin that's all yours – complete with a full kitchen, squishy sofas, and nest-like sleeping arrangements up in a cozy converted loft space. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. 

Location perks? Just across from Lake Alice – the perfect spot for a swim or a paddle in the canoe. 

Budget range? An affordable getaway. 

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11. River's Edge Retreat

Splashing the cash? River's Edge Retreat boasts vaulted wooden ceilings, treetop views, and a massive outdoor patio, all sitting above the waterfront. Treat yourself to a luxurious experience with king-sized beds, large bathtubs, and a dedicated recreation area whenever you need it. If the sun is shining, there's no better place to kick back than the patio, which houses a BBQ grill, open fireplace, and large sofas that will have you drifting off as you listen to the river running by. Doesn't that sound dreamy? 

Beds? 4 beds, 2.5 baths. Sleeps 10. 

Location perks? You'll have Snoqualmie Falls, local wineries, and lots of hiking trails all at your disposal. 

Budget range? Pricey. 

12. Sky Haus

This isn't just a pretty location to plaster all over your Instagram feed. The Sky Haus is somewhere that has all the right ingredients for an unforgettable stay. Yeah, it's pretty to look at with its warm hues, cozy beds tucked in corners, and big, cushy sofas. Found just 15 minutes from the slopes, it's a must during ski season, providing a relaxing space to put your feet up after a busy day. There's even a hot tub outside for whenever you need it. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

Location perks? Even if you're not headed for the slopes you'll love the natural surroundings, especially the river.  

Budget range? A fairly cheap rental - ideal for families. 

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13. Hygge House

With a mix of mid-century, rustic, and Scandinavian decor, Hygge House is a warm and welcoming spot just 30 minutes from Seattle. This little cabin feels so much larger than you'd think, thanks to the high ceilings and concrete floors. Open the back door to create an indoor-outdoor vibe, perfect for summertime dining. There's even local coffee and honey provided by the hosts, which is a pretty nice touch. It's sure to be a restorative place to stay when you're exploring all the exciting happenings in the city.

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bat. Sleeps 2. 

Location perks? The way the space combines earthy textures with contemporary design will make you feel like you're miles away - it's not always about hopping on a plane.

 Budget range? Budget-friendly. 

14. River's Edge

Found on five acres, this large home features high ceilings, views over the forest, and close proximity to unique outdoor activities. With room for just two guests, this is a place that seems to be designed for couples who are looking to detach from city living and just enjoy a little time in nature. You can enjoy breakfast and coffee while watching the water, spend your days hiking through the lush forests, and chill out with roaring fires and homecooked dinners making full use of any local produce you may find. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1.5 baths. Sleeps 2. 

Location perks? It has to be the stunning deck and patio - it's the ultimate chillout spot. 

Budget range? Moderately priced. 

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15. Private Cottage right on creek

Nothing sounds more dreamy than a private cottage between a creek and a waterfall. Thnk it's a little too good to be true? Well, it's not. This picture-perfect cabin is close to both Seattle and the Cascade mountains. Small enough for a solo traveler or couple, its snugness adds to the overall charm. It's got all you need really, a small kitchen with the basics, a shower, and a comfortable bed because the selling point really is the location. Whether you feel like filling your brain with facts or whiling away the hours in nature, it's a real winner. 

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleep two.

Location perks? Secluded by forestland, yet close to Issaquah Highlands for the shops and entertainment, so you get the best of both.

Budget range? Pretty cheap.

16. Relaxing riverfront cabin

Soaking in a hot tub overlooking the river, sleeping in a room with large windows that make you feel like you're outdoors, enjoying alfresco dinners as the sun sets – these are all the things you can do at this cabin near Seattle, in Monroe to be specific. It's the kind of place you could meditate in total silence. Or get around to reading that book you've just never had time for. Make the most of scenic surroundings and have a vacation to remember, with plenty of fun things to do in the wilderness on your doorstep.

Beds? 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 2. 

Location perks? In warmer months you can make use of the ice cream maker. 

Budget range? Mid-high (seven nights minimum). 

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