Amazing Airbnb and Vrbo rentals around Lakeland, FL

Whether you’re looking for a charming bungalow or a stylish mid-century modern stay, Lakeland’s short-term rentals offer something for everyone looking for a staycation.

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The Funky Swan Shack | Photo by Austin St. Jean

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Whether you’re looking to visit Lakeland in style for the weekend or are a local in need of an unforgettable staycation, we’ve compiled a list featuring 10+ extraordinary rentals in Swan City that are worthy of a trip for you, your partner, the bestie, or the whole squad this year.

Just a heads up: Prices may vary depending on dates selected, extra taxes + booking, and cleaning fees (sorry, Airbnb and Vrbo make the rules, we just follow them).

For a colorful cottage in the historic district

An exterior shot of a white house with a pink door.

The Funky Swan Shack | Photo by Austin St. Jean

The Funky Swan Shack

This vintage Florida cottage located in the Lake Morton Historic District has an eclectic vibe. Enjoy its access to Lakeland’s top restaurants + bars or relax in the backyard patio area.

$104 a night

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 8

Lake access, private backyard + patio, dedicated workspace, laundry in-unit

For a Mid-Century Modern environment

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Mid Century Modern | Photo via VRBO

Mid Century Modern

A unique house designed by Mark Hampton and built in 1957, this stay is furnished with original pieces and incredible retro design elements.

$225 a night

2 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

2 beds | Sleeps 5

Private garden, in-ground pool, laundry in-unit, sunken Roman baths

A mid-century modern style living room featuring a red couch and accent wall.

The Buckingham House

Photo by Kay Longstreet Photography

The Buckingham House

This newly-remodeled mid-century modern home is located within steps of some of central Lakeland’s signature parks, lakes, and walking paths.

$185 a night

3 bedrooms | 2.5 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 6

Park + golf course views, dedicated workspace, free parking

A spacious living room with natural light

Lakeland Springs | Photo via Megan Marsh

Lakeland Springs Mid-Century Modern Home

This tastefully-designed space is sure to inspire the working traveler and relaxed vacationer alike.

$128 a night

3 bedrooms | 1.5 bathrooms

3 beds | Sleeps 6

Kitchen, dedicated workspace, private patio, free parking

A dining room table and chairs

Swan City Home

Photo by Dallas Gadberry

Eclectic Mid-Century LKLD Home

This fully remodeled Dixieland home is situated near Bonnet Springs Park, Lake Hollingsworth, and downtown Lakeland.

$159 a night

3 bedrooms | 1 bathroom

3 beds | Sleeps 7

Kitchen, free parking, fire pit

A luxury stay for the whole family

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Private Oasis

The whole family can enjoy this mid-century modern home complete with a pool, fenced yard, movie room, and pool table.

$222 a night

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

7 beds | Sleeps 10

Laundry in-unit, dedicated workspace, pets allowed

For a poolside vacation

A crystal blue outdoor pool and a unicorn floatie

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Aya’s Paradise

Whether you’re lounging comfortably poolside or grilling up a summer steak, this is the spot for a relaxing stay on a hot day.

$300 a night

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 6

Kitchen, free parking, bathtub, heated pool

A backyard pool and patio set

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Home in Winter Haven

This house offers a modern twist to 1950s design, nestled in between two lakes among the Chain of Lakes.

$118 a night

3 bedrooms | 1.5 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 6

Laundry in-unit, private backyard + pool, pets allowed

For a retro-inspired environment

A spacious family room

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LKLD Legacy near Downtown Lakeland

This three-generation 1960s family home is now accepting guests from near + far.

$146 a night

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 6

Kitchen, free parking, patio, pets allowed

An exterior shot of a navy blue 1950s home and large carport.

Retro Retreat

Photo by Amelia Strader

Retro Retreat

This retro-inspired home features outdoor amenities like a hammock, frisbee golf, firepit, and patio space in addition to its highly-stylized interior.

$150 a night

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

3 beds | Sleeps 6

Private pool, dedicated workspace, free parking

For a snug bungalow

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Charming Bungalow | Photo via VRBO

Charming Bungalow

Nestled on the quiet, cobblestone streets in the Dixieland Historic District, this Craftsman-style bungalow is a quick walk to downtown Lakeland.

$127 a night

2 bedroom | 2 bathroom

2 beds | Sleeps 4

Kitchen, fireplace, porch, laundry in-unit

For a rustic farm stay

A cottage nestled on a green pasture

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Lake Cottage at Crews Lake Ranch

Enjoy fishing and nature walks on this 240-acre ranch with a private lake.

$163 a night

4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms

8 beds | Sleeps 12

Lake view, dedicated workspace, laundry in-unit, pets allowed

For downtown luxury

A charming downtown cottage

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707 Luxury Downtown Cottage

This cottage located near downtown Lakeland’s hotspots features modern luxuries.

$132 a night

3 bedrooms | 4 bathrooms

4 beds | Sleeps 8

Kitchen, free parking, laundry in-unit, pets allowed

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