With summer on the horizon, many of us are hoping to go somewhere — anywhere — in the months ahead. The good news is, while that trip to Mexico may be off the cards, a fun staycation in your home country doesn't have to be; and if you're stayng close to Houston, you and your friends can rent these 10 inexpensive AirBnBs near the city this summer.
From modern condos and tiny homes to lux houses with swimming pools, there are plenty of listings to choose from — and they're all under $40 a night per person, dependng on how many people you take with you.
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Small Modern Airbnb
Price per night: $53, 2 guests ($26.50 per person)
Why You Need To Go: Outdoorsy and adventurous people will love this tiny house situated in a lush garden setting. The 20-year-old building has been widely published and featured on several HGTV shows and is the perfect little weekend getaway.
Stunning New Apartment Near Med Center/NRG Stadium
Price per night: $66/night, 4 guests ($16.50 per person)
Why You Need To Go: This cute apartment is close to everything you'd want to see in Houston: the Houston Zoo, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Natural Science, Miller Outdoor Theater, and more. Plus, you and your friends get access to a pool, gym, and pool table.
Chic Style Tiny House of Snow White
Price per night: $114, 7 guests ($16 per person)
Why You Need To Go: This tiny home is perfect for romantic getaways or glamping experiences with your BFFs. Located on an RV park, this charming rental has plenty of space with three beds, a spacious yard, and a relaxing deck overlooking a lake to recharge on your vacay.
Luxury Two Bedroom @ Kirby Between TMC and NRG
Price per night: $87, 5 guests ($17 per person)
Why You Need To Go: You and four of your best friends can relax by the pool, visit the nearby local attractions, or hit up some of Houston's best bars and restaurants in this centrally-located rental.
Upscale Apartment Near Medical Center and NRG
Price per night: $67, 4 guests ($17 per person)
Why You Need To Go: Enjoy the luxuries of Houston's city life without paying the high city price in this warm, cozy, quiet, and centrally located rental.
Entire Modern Chic Houston Home Close to Downtown
Price per night: $309, 12 guests ($26 per person)
Neighborhood: Downtown Houston
Why You Need To Go: This super spacious and modern 2,400 sq ft house comes fully loaded with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths over two stories — that's enough room for all of your friends and family!
Montrose Studio #5
Price per night: $72, 4 guests ($18 per person)
Why You Need To Go: This straight-out-of-a-move secluded studio apartment with private courtyard comes with dedicated parking, a stocked kitchen, and free bicycles.Dwain | Airbnb
1 Bedroom Oasis at The Ranch at Shadow Lake
Price per night: $113, 3 guests ($38 per person)
Why You Need To Go: Looking for a longer staycation? This one-bedroom oasis has a minimum stay of 30 days and comes fully outfitted with an open living space with kitchen, living room, and bathroom.
Renovated Mid/Downtown Duplex
Price per night: $151, 12 guests ($13 per person!)
Neighborhood: Mid/downtown Houston
Why You Need To Go: This lower-level duplex is within minutes to beautiful parks, a public golf course, the Houston Zoo, Discovery Green, and many restaurants and bars. Better yet, pets are allowed!
Exquisite House with Great Swimming Pool
Price per night: $340, 16 guests ($21 per person)
Why You Need To Go: This insane house has enough room for 16+ people — that's only $21.25 per night per person! There's a large, seculded backyard, swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room, gym, and almost 6,500 sq. ft. of living space. A $1,500 deposit is required if you want to book.
These prices and terms of occupancy are confirmed at the time of publishing, but they can change at any time.