Houston Airbnbs are among the country’s most luxurious. Perhaps it’s Texans’ eye for blending seamless interior design with relaxing outdoor spaces. Or the fact that Houston is simply a classier city than most. Regardless, any stay here should involve experiencing the city’s global culinary scene, it’s booming nightlife and cultural prowess, and then a return to a well-trimmed estate ready to welcome you into the arms of luxury. These nine Houston Airbnbs do the trick just right.

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EaDo townhouse with rooftop bar, jacuzzi, and epic city views

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Rooftop bars are more often associated with hotels and trendy nightlife districts than private residences. But this high-end townhome in the EaDo neighborhood bucks that trend. Craft a round of drinks for your crew and enjoy them while overlooking the skyline from this Houston Airbnb. Speaking of nightlife, you’ll be right by it here, as well to many of the city’s top restaurants and shops. EaDo is the heart of the action in Houston, nearby to Minute Maid Park, concert venues, and other sports arenas. And when you return, soak in the private jacuzzi before crashing out on the Tempurpedic mattress.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $356 per night

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Shipping container with epic rooftop patio and skyline perks

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If flexibility is in order, this rooftoped shipping container is top amongst Houston Airbnbs. There are technically two units — an upper and a lower — though the general rental is for both. Your crew will lounge out with the best views of Houston’s skyline anywhere in the city. The inside is well-trimmed and luxurious with a nice spacious kitchen and living room. The entire design of the spot looks like something out of The Jetsons, and you’re sure to feel like George and Jane as you relax high up on the roof.

Eight guests, four bedrooms (also available for fewer guests at a reduced rate)
Price: $312 per night

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The Disco Suite on Texas Avenue

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The Disco Suite begs you to boogie. Its bright and airy interior is massive — 2,236 square feet of dance space located in a converted and modernized EaDo warehouse. Art Deco dominates the scene here, with ample space for 10 guests and a vibe that’s fit for pregaming before heading out on the town. This unit is also ideal for company retreats and other get-togethers as there is plenty of space to converse and break the ice. Outside, the light rail is a block away and the best of the city’s nightlife, dining, and shopping isn’t much further.

Ten guests, two bedrooms
Price: $498 per night

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Luxurious Lower Midtown home with bright roof terrace

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Whenever the word “terrace” comes into play, you know it’s about to get awesome. This four-level home is picture-perfect luxury in every sense, beginning with the bright and well-heeled kitchen and living spaces. It’s communal without sacrificing privacy. And then we get to the good part — the terrace itself — where conversation flows as freely as a bottle of wine. Everything in Houston is nearby, from downtown to shopping to the city’s iconic ethnic restaurants. If visiting with family, or celebrating an event such as a bachelorette party or reunion of long-time friends, there’s no better spot to do so that here.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $375 per night

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Trendy EaDo hideaway with hot tub and recreation spaces

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This EaDo hideaway has the best hot tub in Houston, hands down. Not so much because of the hot tub itself, which is very nice, but because of the view you’ll have from it. The deck here is artsy and built for games while overlooking the Houston skyline. The interior is equally representative of the trendy neighborhood’s social vibes. Contrasting green wall with exposed brick and a large L-shaped couch on which to lounge while enjoying breakfast prepared in the chef’s kitchen. This unit sets the mood for a stay in Houston like only EaDo can.

Eight guests, three bedrooms
Price: $424 per night

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Three-story townhome with private pool

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Swim away your worries in this lux townhome in Houston’s Washington Avenue entertainment district. This home is perfect for the family, bachelor party, or discerning group of individuals who appreciate a heated pool as much as they do modern, simple interior design. The home is bright and clean, comfortable and perfectly modern — the type of spot that begs you to take off your shoes and kick up over a meal and a conversation. That said, the best of Houston is right out your door, making this home ideal for long-term stays and digital nomads.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $328 per night

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Downtown oasis with waterfall pool and private backyard

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Big cities and waterfalls don’t always go together. But that’s what makes Houston so unique among cities its size — the fact that you can enjoy a luxurious single-family home in the heart of the city with all the trimmings that come with it. In this case, those trimmings include a waterfall pool (the ultimate standout of the property) as well as a fire pit lounge area, private green space, and covered patio. You could be forgiven for thinking that you’d gone camping in the heart of the metropolis, save for the high-trimmed interior. The kitchen, bedrooms, and living room are the stuff of bougie legend.

Ten guests, three bedrooms
Price: $315 per night

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Stylish home with pool and relaxing spa

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If you could peer into the future of Texas-style residential design, it would look like this luxurious home. Few Houston Airbnbs are as well-heeled both inside and out. There’s a private pool with lounge chairs out back, a warm and welcoming neighborhood out front, and on the inside a perfectly modern kitchen and living space. Stainless steel appliances, ample counter space, and bedrooms that actually feel like home (including nice sheets and pillows) make this Houston home a win no matter your reason for visiting.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $725 per night

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Charming home for 12 in heart of the city

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Right in the heart of Houston near the medical center, this large residential home is the perfect place to settle into. It has all the fixings of home — including a fireplace — yet is within easy reach of Houston’s urban vibrancy. It’s located in the Riverside Terrace area and was built in the 1930s, though it’s been totally redone and is as modern and welcoming as a home can be. It’s open with plenty of space for kids to range and adults to congregate or spread out as they choose. With the outdoor quarters and nice kitchen, you can feel good about a decision to hang around the pad for a bit — something that doesn’t always come easy when traveling.

Twelve guests, five bedrooms
Price: $317 per night

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Historic guesthouse with romantic outdoor dining pavilion

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Part of any good trip with family, friends, or couples is the ability of your accommodations to immediately “wow” everyone. Such is the case in this lux home in the Heights. Prepare a romantic dinner to be enjoyed outside under the canopy lighting, followed by a glass of wine and game time in the living room or a night out on the town in the nearby dining and nightlife districts. The owners have a penchant for design, giving this home gray-hued character that is at once both modern and eternally chic. A solid pad from which to explore, and to return to at the end of the day. Also a solid couples retreat.

Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $107 per night

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