Airbnb Plus—a new level of top-tier accommodations—launched at the beginning of 2018 and is now available in 13 cities worldwide. Now, Airbnb Plus has just unveiled its most wishlisted properties. These lux listings are verified in person to ensure they meet the high standards of an Airbnb Plus listing, which includes passing a 100 point checklist. This list goes beyond having just a clean home and requires hosts to have everything from amenities like wifi and streaming services to thoughtful interior design and a user-friendly check-in system.
The best part about it is these stays still won’t break the bank. Plus listings are around $200 per night, a fraction of some over-the-top resorts, and they don’t skimp on luxury. Plus listings feature expansive views, stunning infinity pools and lodgings with beachfront access.
From a modern hillside home overlooking the Wild Basin in Austin,Texas to a secluded cabin with stunning bay views in Sydney, Australia, these are the most coveted Airbnb Plus listings based on user wishlists.
Explore Old Barcelona from a Loft-Style Studio
Rich in history, this 130-year-old building offers romantic, rustic touches. Exposed brick and open beam ceilings add cozy elements to this already humble abode. When you leave the apartment, it won’t be long before you get to experience this city’s incredible sites.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $192/per night
Luxury Guest Suite near Downtown Toronto
This guest suite is more like a master retreat. Couples can enjoy the private room away from the living space and definitely take advantage of the lush backyard and hot tub. While it’s not exactly a hotel, this host provides perks like fresh flowers and a bottle of wine upon arrival.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $93/per night
Contemporary Design in the Greenhouse Loft
For the plant-loving couple, this plant-filled apartment will make you feel right at home. In addition to the touches of green, modern accents contribute to the chill vibe here. This listing is located in the Porta Venezia area known for its lively streets, shops, clubs, bars and restaurants.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $117/per night
Modern, Secluded Cabin with Stunning Bay Views
Perfect for newlyweds, this seaside property offers total privacy. Enjoy this studio with a cozy indoor fireplace and breathtaking views of Pittwater creek and the Pacific Ocean, which you can take in from the romantic window seat or out on the idyllic porch.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $172/per night
Architectural Treehouse Studio
Take in the architectural wonder that is this quaint treehouse. It features high vaulted ceilings, transoms, sliding windows and custom steps made from reclaimed iron bark timber. Enjoy the secluded space complete with an outdoor patio. The studio is located within walking distance of shops and restaurants.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $84/ per night
Unwind Under the Pergola of a Bright Garden Flat
The entire apartment is a welcoming, bright and airy oasis, but the real treasure here is the garden backyard. The pergola and outdoor dining table are perfect for dining al fresco or just a romantic evening under the stars. Moving inside, you’ll find plenty of nooks perfect for cuddling up with your partner or a book.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $147/per night
Holiday in Style at This Elegant Roman Space
Check out this adorable studio—complete with an outdoor patio—on your European vacation. You’ll be in a prime location with charming Roman restaurants, fashionable bars, and elegant boutiques right outside your door. If more exploring is on your list, the metro is close by so you can check off all those bucket-list locations.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $102/per night
Cape Town, South Africa
Luxurious Villa with Beachfront Access
Sleeping eight guests, this incredible place is perfect for a couple wanting a little more space to themselves, a family vacation or even a buddymoon. The villa has resort-like features including a stunning pool, steamy glass showers and beach access. With a full kitchen, a fireplace for chilly nights and multiple spots for entertaining their won’t be a need to leave.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $204/per night
San Francisco, California
If you’re looking for the perfect cozy nook to escape to, this SanFran loft has it all. The two-bedroom roof deck suite features plush linens, beautiful skylights and a warm fireplace. If you find a need to leave the bedroom, the private outdoor deck comes with skyline views.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $261/per night
Patio Garden with Private Cinema Shikumen Loft-Style Suite
Get a taste of hold Shanghai with this perfectly placed apartment. With restaurants and cultural experiences happening right outside your door, you will have plenty to explore. Inside, take in the chic and modern design with a stunning enclosed front porch perfect for relaxation.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $97/per night
Room in Modern Hillside Home Overlooking Wild Basin
Floor-to-ceiling windows and an expansive deck help to take in the breathtaking views of Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve from this private room Airbnb. This place is perfect for experiencing nature, as it sits in a heavily wooded area known for lots of deer and small wildlife. If you want to switch it up, shops, restaurants and more are just 10 minutes away.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $125/per night
Hang out on the Rooftop Patio of a Chicago Loft
This chi town property exudes city charm. Guests can enjoy the apartment’s exposed brick, natural accents, and rooftop deck. Vacationers will have easy access to bars and shops in the neighborhood, and only be 15 minutes away from the airport when it’s time to head home.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $120/per night
Live the LA Lifestyle in Loft near Metro
If you are looking for easy access to activities while on vacation, look no further than this downtown LA pad. Here you’ll be in walking distance of restaurants, bars, and rooftops. Pershing Square Park is right across the street, and hosts farmers markets, summer concerts and winter ice skating. If you don’t feel like leaving, this lavish pad has enough to keep you busy. Stay in and enjoy the rooftop pool and spa.
BOOK NOW: Airbnb, $110/per night