Today I’m rounding up some of my favorite Portland Maine Airbnbs to help plan your next trip. There’s seriously so much to do in this cute little coastal city, you’ll never want to leave! So if you’ve been considering planning a trip to Portland, Maine, take this as a sign and book your vacay!
From the Old Port District to the Downtown Arts District to the lighthouses along the coast, there’s a never-ending list of fun places to explore. So let’s get into the list of the best places to stay Airbnb Portland Maine edition.
Stay at this gorgeous penthouse suite located right next to the marina. This is the perfect place for a couple's romantic getaway with its endless views of the ocean. There are so many big windows spread throughout the penthouse giving you plenty of natural light.
The bathrooms have some of my favorite features which include heated floors and bathtubs with views—what more could you ask for? Every part of this suite is so aesthetically pleasing, you'll be living in luxury.
If you're looking to stay at a modern studio apartment, then this is the perfect place for you. The entire apartment comes with new kitchen appliances, a flat-screen tv, and fast wifi. You'll also be conveniently located only a short walk away from the Old Port and Bayside Breweries.
Everything is decorated with a modern and urban touch, making it a very instagrammable place to stay. Enjoy relaxing in this super cute and trendy one-bedroom apartment.
This East End apartment is so unique and even has a spiral staircase inside that leads up to a private rooftop area. The views once you get up there are unreal, you can see all of the harbor and the city. In the afternoons when you don't want to go out, you can stay and watch the sunset from the rooftop or living room—while sipping on a glass of wine.
The place comes with a full kitchen and large living room so you know you'll be comfortable and have plenty of space. The location is perfect since you'll be close to Casco Bay and be within walking distance of many coffee shops and markets.
If you've ever wanted to stay in a cottage, this is the perfect place to book since everything is designed with a modern touch. Everything inside this home feels rustic chic from the light fixtures to the wooden details to the bathroom, it's hard not to fall in love. This place definitely checks all of my boxes when it comes to a retreat-style atmosphere.
There's a very spacious kitchen that includes all your basic amenities. On nights you don't want to have dinner inside, you can step out onto the deck and enjoy your meal under the stars. In the mornings, you can enjoy breakfast outside or read a good book while taking in the fresh air.
Get comfy in this super cozy apartment located in the East End and within walking distance from the Eastern Promenade and restaurants at the Old Port. The apartment is decorated with modern furniture and has been recently renovated with new appliances and touches.
Enjoy spending evenings making a home-cooked meal using the up-to-date kitchen while snuggling up on the couch after—to have a movie night. This is the perfect place for a couple or a small group of friends.
This is Airbnb is seriously one of the most stunning places to stay and is only a 5-minute drive away from Portland's waterfront, Old Port, and the Arts District. Everything has been newly renovated with a rustic theme and high-end appliances. The ceilings are tall with gorgeous light fixtures and big bright windows. You'll fall in love with the barn door that takes you into the master bedroom and the beautiful gas fireplace.
There's a large deck area for you to enjoy during your stay that has lounge chairs and a table to sit out and sip on a cup of coffee in the mornings. This loft has so much to offer that you'll never want to leave.
Explore Portland Maine while staying at this beautiful 177-year-old Greek revival home. The original pine floors, nine-foot ceilings, and exposed brick have all been kept the same from the original house. While the rest of the place has been decorated with modern furniture and decor. To add to that, you'll also be conveniently located downtown close to all the restaurants and shops.
In the outdoor space, you'll have a bbq grill to use on nights you want to cook from home. The kitchen is also very spacious with plenty of counter space to prepare meals throughout your trip. You'll also get a parking spot, which makes getting around town a lot easier since you won't have to worry about paying anything extra.
This barn-style home is decorated with light and serene features making it a very cozy place to stay. Everything is so spacious with a large kitchen and living room area. With bright white-colored walls, this space is always well-lit throughout the day making it a great place to enjoy soaking in the natural light.
You'll have a private entrance and will be able to make use of the free parking space out in the front. During the summer, you won't have to worry about it getting too hot and sweaty since almost every room has an air conditioning unit. Take in the peace and quiet this barn guesthouse brings!
That’s a wrap of my favorite Portland Maine Airbnbs. I hope you loved these places as much as I did and enjoy a nice little getaway into this port city. If you end up needing some more things to do, I recommend exploring the downtown Portland area or the University of New England Maine college campus.
Be sure to tag me (@wtfab) if you plan on staying at one of these Airbnb vacation rentals. Happy vacationing!
Elise Armitage is an entrepreneur and founder of What The Fab, a travel + lifestyle blog based in California. At the beginning of 2019, Elise left her corporate job at Google to chase her dreams: being an entrepreneur and helping women find fabulous in the everyday. Since then, she’s launched her SEO course Six-Figure SEO, where she teaches bloggers how to create a passive revenue stream from their website using SEO. Featured in publications like Forbes, Elle, HerMoney, and Real Simple, Elise is a firm believer that you can be of both substance and style.