Best Places to Stay in Asheville, NC for Families: Affordable AirBnBs, Cabins & Mountain Houses

Best Places to Stay in Asheville, NC for Families: Affordable AirBnBs, Cabins & Mountain Houses The mountain views around Asheville
Asheville has so many family-friendly sights and activities that it has become a popular destination year-round. The summer is great for hiking, tubing down the river, and exploring popular attractions such as the Biltmore Estate. The autumn is simply gorgeous with the changing colors of the leaves in the surrounding mountains. Christmas is also terrific because the city is decorated with lights and the city puts on various holiday events. And who doesn't love seeing all of the mountains covered in snow in the winter? Nearby ski and tubing areas make the colder weather plenty of fun, too.

As a family destination, Asheville has plenty of places to stay in the form of vacation rentals that are large enough for everyone in your group. Instead of staying in a hotel, why not rent an entire house, a cabin, or even an apartment for your family? For around the same price as a hotel, you get much more space, a full kitchen, parking, and sometimes even amazing scenic views.

Having been to Asheville numerous times, we've put together this list of the best AirBnB's and vacation rental properties around town. Many of them are very affordable, and many are quite close to the center of town, too.

Where should families stay in Asheville?

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Five Points , Asheville, North Carolina
From $134.00
This apartment is a popular option in Asheville, as it has 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. This property is a nice and affordable apartment for a smaller family. Everyone can also relax in the living room and dining area.

Other amenities include internet, a coffee maker, and games.

With hundreds of reviews, this property has earned an excellent rating from previous guests. It's hard to find a place like this, so check it out before it's booked up.


Asheville, North Carolina
From $208.00
If you're looking for a vacation rental in Asheville, this 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom apartment is a great option. If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great apartment. This property has hundreds of reviews from other guests, it should be on your list because it has earned such an excellent rating. This is an ideal spot for a small family or a couple. You'll find more than one bedroom with a queen sized bed, too. Enjoy cooking your meals in the kitchen, which has modern appliances including a refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee maker.

You'll also find amenities such as parking, television, internet, and a coffee maker.


Downtown Asheville , Asheville, North Carolina
From $258.00
This large 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom mountain view condo is gorgeous, and has room for 4 guests. This one is a good find for anyone headed to Asheville. This is an ideal spot for a small family or a couple.

For those who enjoy cooking, there's a full kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, and dishwasher. Enjoy meals or relaxing in this property's living room and dining area. You can relax on the king sized bed, too.

You'll also find amenities such as a coffee maker, television, parking, and internet. The hosts clearly work hard to make visitors happy, because this rental has earned a favorable rating with plenty of positive reviews.


If you're interested in more accommodation options in Asheville, you should also see Romantic Bed and Breakfasts in Asheville, North Carolina, Places to Stay in Black Mountain, NC, Romantic AirBnB's & VRBO's for Couples in Asheville, NC, Black Mountain, NC: Places to Stay for Couples, and Cashiers and Lake Glenville: Mountain Cabins and Lake Houses.

Asheville, North Carolina
From $270.00
A popular vacation rental in Asheville is this large 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom house that has room for up to 6 people. This house is perfect for a large family or friends group. Check out the photos! Nearby is Biltmore Estate which is 8.6 miles away and Biltmore Village which is 7 miles away.

If you just want to eat in, the fully-equipped kitchen with its microwave, coffee maker, oven, and refrigerator will let you cook all of your meals. There's also plenty of space in the living room, too. The house also includes parking, internet, a coffee maker, games, a grill, and television.


South French Broad , Asheville, North Carolina
From $235.00
Visitors love this house and it makes a great place to stay for your vacation in Asheville. This property has hundreds of reviews from other guests, it should be on your list because it has earned such an excellent rating. The 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental has room for 6 people. This house is perfect for a large family or friends group. One of the bedrooms also has a queen-sized bed. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need such as a microwave, coffee maker, and dishwasher. The living room, dining area, and porch, which offers even more space to relax, will make you feel right at home.

Why not spend some time out on the balcony with a meal, your morning coffee, or to take in the evening weather? At this place, you'll also have a coffee maker, games, a grill, television, and parking. This amazing house has everything you need, and provides it all with style, too. It's also pet-friendly, so bring your furry friend! Not too far away you'll find Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village.


Woodfin , Asheville, North Carolina
From $401.00
If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great house. This 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house can fit up to 8 people. There's plenty of space here for the whole family or group to hang out.

You can relax on the king sized bed, too. Several bedrooms have queen sized beds, which is great for everyone to relax. They are very well furnished. For those who enjoy cooking, there's a full kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, stove, oven, and refrigerator. This house also has a living room, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. Other amenities include a coffee maker, games, a grill, television, and fire pit.

Add this one to your must-see list!


Asheville, North Carolina
From $324.00
Need a cabin in Asheville? Add this one to your wish list, because it has plenty of great features. With just the right amount of space, this cabin is a good option for a family or even a couple. This is a comfortable option for anyone headed to Asheville. The extra space of this 2-bedroom cabin is an added bonus. You'll be living in luxury as several bedrooms have king-sized beds.

The Orange Peel, Tupelo Honey, and Pomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe are within five miles of this place. This is a comfortable option for anyone headed to Asheville.


Biltmore Village , Asheville, North Carolina
From $188.00
This cottage is perfect for couples getaway in Asheville. The 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom mountain view cottage has a great location. Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village, The Orange Peel, U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville Outlets, and University of North Carolina at Asheville are within five miles of this place. If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great cottage.

Wake up in the morning with your coffee on the balcony, or unwind with a glass of wine in the evening. Guests enjoy the full kitchen which is great for preparing home cooked meals. This cottage also has a living room and dining area, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. A coffee maker, games, television, and parking are also included.


Kenilworth , Asheville, North Carolina
From $118.00
With room for up to 5 people, this is a 3-bedroom house that makes for a perfect Asheville vacation rental.

As for the interior, this house has all of the comforts you need. A fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, and stove lets guests prepare their own meals. With a nice queen sized bed, you'll be sleeping soundly. You'll be able to spread out through the living room, dining room, and porch here, too. This is a great option for a family as there's room for everyone. Included with this property is parking, internet, a coffee maker, and a grill.

Here you'll be situated in a great location close to Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village, The Orange Peel, and U.S. Cellular Center. It's hard to find a place like this, so check it out before it's booked up.


Woodfin , Asheville, North Carolina
From $190.00
For anyone that wants a fun-filled vacation in Asheville, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom house is a great vacation rental as it can accommodate 11 guests. This is a large space and would be perfect for a big family, or multiple families on vacation together. The kitchen is convenient, well stocked, and of course has everything you need to cook all of your own meals with a microwave, coffee maker, oven, and refrigerator. Included with this property is parking, internet, and a coffee maker.

The balcony offers a chance to spend time outdoors. Take in the nice weather while you stay here.

Nearby is Biltmore Estate which is 5.6 miles away and Biltmore Village which is 5.2 miles away. Places like this get booked up quickly.


Asheville, North Carolina
From $475.00
This waterfront cabin is a great place to base yourself during your time in Asheville. Check out all of the previous reviews of this cabin, because this property has earned a terrific rating from visitors.

Relax on the balcony and enjoy the views. Featuring 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, there's plenty of room for 4 guests here, so add it to your bucket list. This property is a nice and affordable cabin for a smaller family. Guests appreciate the convenience of this property's full kitchen which has a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, and stove. There's also plenty of space in the living room, dining area, and porch, too. And with multiple rooms with queen beds, everyone will be able to sleep comfortably.

Gather in the game room to spend some quality time having fun. A coffee maker, a pool table, a grill, and television are also included. If you're looking for comfort and convenience, this is a great cabin.


Asheville, North Carolina
From $275.00
This is a 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom mountain view house that is spacious and amazing. It can accommodate up to 7 guests. This house is perfect for a large family or friends group. And with multiple rooms with queen beds, everyone will be able to sleep comfortably. One of the bedrooms also has bunk beds which is great for the kids. This house also has a living room and dining area, which will let you relax comfortably on your trip. The kitchen comes equipped with a microwave, coffee maker, oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher so you can cook all of your meals.

The balcony offers a chance to spend time outdoors. Take in the nice weather while you stay here. This is a great spot to enjoy your next trip to Asheville.


Asheville, North Carolina
From $175.00
The list goes on and on with this stunning house in Asheville, so add this one to your list of favorites. The location of this vacation rental is perfect.

You can take in the fresh air from the balcony and enjoy some time to unwind.

For those who enjoy cooking, there's a full kitchen with a microwave, coffee maker, oven, refrigerator, and dishwasher. With so much space, everyone can relax, hang out, plan the day's activities, and have a memorable vacation together. You'll also find amenities such as parking, internet, a coffee maker, and games. This place will quickly feel like a home away from home.


East End - Valley Street , Asheville, North Carolina
From $233.00
This Asheville house has a number of comfortable touches and a relaxing atmosphere. The 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom vacation rental has a nice long list of features and has room for 4 people. Smaller families and couples love this spot, as it's just the right size and price. Several bedrooms have queen sized beds, which is great for everyone to relax. They are very well furnished. You'll be able to spread out through the living room and dining area here, too.

And more amenities are found here such as parking, internet, and a coffee maker. This place will quickly feel like a home away from home.


Downtown Asheville , Asheville, North Carolina
From $250.00
This condo is a great place to base yourself during your time in Asheville. This condo has established itself as one of the most popular in the area because it has hundreds of positive reviews. You'll be close to plenty of things to do because within a few miles you'll find Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village, The Orange Peel, U.S. Cellular Center, and University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Featuring 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, there's plenty of room for 4 guests here, so add it to your list of favorites. Smaller families and couples love this spot, as it's just the right size and price. The full kitchen is well stocked and convenient, and features a microwave, coffee maker, oven, and refrigerator. The living room and dining area, which offers even more space to relax, will make you feel right at home. The comfortable king-sized bed in one bedroom is perfect for couples.

And more amenities are found here such as internet, a coffee maker, and television. Staying here will make your trip to Asheville fun and convenient.


Asheville, North Carolina
From $279.00
This is a 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom mountain view house that is large and gorgeous. It can accommodate up to 8 guests. With space for the whole group, this is a great vacation rental for the entire family. Couples appreciate the large king-sized bed in one of the bedrooms. The cozy queen-sized bed will let you relax and enjoy your trip. Kids enjoy the bunk beds found in one of the bedrooms. Everyone can also relax in the living room and dining room. The kitchen is well stocked with a microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, and stove.

This place also has a great balcony where you can relax and enjoy the nice views. It's hard to find a place like this, so check it out before it's booked up.


Biltmore Village , Asheville, North Carolina
From $345.00
This condo is a popular option in Asheville, as it has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. With space for the whole group, this is a great vacation rental for the entire family. Multiple bedrooms in this condo have king sized beds, which is a nice luxurious touch that is hard to find elsewhere. The children will love the bunk beds found in one of the bedrooms, too.

Just a few miles away you'll find Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Village, The Orange Peel, and U.S. Cellular Center. This place will quickly feel like a home away from home.


Some photos are courtesy of VRBO.com.
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