It’s officially the holiday season! And here come the in-laws, cousins, aunts, uncles, and their crazy kids. The house fills up fast and responsibilities tack on quickly! But who says we have to blow up the air mattresses, make up the guest bed, pull out the extra blankets AND prepare the turkey and gifts?
All across Dallas, tucked into our cozy neighborhoods are some of the best Airbnbs in the country. And the perfect places to send your extended family for a few days, or even a week. No one really enjoys being crammed together and sleeping on makeshift beds. So let’s save everyone some trouble and create some healthy distance this holiday season. From the weird and wonderful to the effortlessly chic, here are our top picks for the best neighborhood Airbnbs right here in Dallas.
This 3 bed and 2 bath home will make its guests feel right at home. It’s wonderfully close to North Park Mall for last minute shopping. And Downtown, Uptown, Lower Greenville & Dallas Love Airport are all nearby, too. The home itself is newly remodeled, and meets the expectations of a home with all the modern amenities! Let’s all go for a relaxing staycation!
This 3 bedroom and 2.5 bath comfortably sleeps 8 (the perfect fit for your sister and her kids). It’s in a super convenient location with close proximity to downtown and East Dallas neighborhoods. For the family members who value a clean look, this minimalist modern home is the perfect spot. Not to mention, this Old East Dallas home is in a neighborhood of urban feel, mixed with quiet and adventure.
If you’re a Lakewood resident and want your family close by, we have the perfect house! With 3 beds and 2.5 baths, it’s spacious enough to host the family for a week or even two! The house sits comfortably in the center of the quiet streets of Lakewood and makes for a wonderful spot to explore. Take a stroll around the neighborhood to find green parks, White Rock Lake, and friendly neighborhoods!
We all know that Greenville is the best hub for eclectic restaurants and bars. A bustling neighborhood, this home is ideal for the younger couples of your holiday guest party. This “Shabby Chic Meets City” home makes for such a fun Dallas experience. The house is close to Greenville Avenue’s shops, live music, and rooftop bars. It’s also close to Highland Park and Lakewood. The charming 3 bedrooms and 2 baths home is well decorated with plenty of amenities.
Knowing how versatile the Knox/Henderson location is with bountiful restaurants, shopping, bars, and even walking along the Katy Trail, this 4 bed and 2 bath home aptly dubbed itself “Walkable Luxury.” It is perfect for your family members who love a chic, clean, and fancier style. Your family members and guests can walk right out their door to explore the “M-Streets, Lower Greenville, Uptown, Highland Park, and SMU campus.” Plus, this is a great spot for seeing fabulous Christmas lights!
When you need to sleep a few more, this 8 bed, 3.5 bath home is perfect! Located right in the pocket of Glencoe Park, your guests will feel right at home. Sitting comfortably near the highway makes access to anywhere in the city very convenient. It’s a quick drive to Preston Hollow, University Park, Downtown, Uptown, and everything in between!
Have younger visitors in your group who want to explore the city? This Airbnb is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment that features amazing views of downtown Dallas. It is close to the nightlife of Downtown Dallas, but also an easy commute to neighboring areas. It is also on the more affordable end of Airbnb which is a nice perk, especially during the holiday season!
I wish I had family in Lake Highlands so I could visit the Ravenway Getaway! This spacious 5 bed and 4.5 bath home is centrally located in the Lake Highlands neighborhood. The home offers room for up to 12 guests, which makes it ideal for all of the in-laws, siblings, and cousins! It has a wonderful fire pit, outside bar, and hot tub that sets a perfect scene for a chilly holiday evening!
This 2 bed, 2 bath uptown apartment is so much fun for the Holiday season. Guests can open their front door to find a plethora of fine dining, twinkling Christmas lights, and uptown activities. For your guests who don’t live in a big city, this is the perfect place for them to get a taste of that city magic! The condo itself gives a modern and sleek style and holds all the amenities its guests could need.
This reimagined 3 bed and 2.5 bath is the perfect townhouse to bundle up in and watch a movie. It sits right in the heart of Dallas and features beautiful high rise views. Situated close to the Trinity River, the townhouse is close to the Design District and some eclectic restaurants. If you want your guests close to the Bishop Arts districts or to Downtown activities, this is a great option!
Whether your extended family is 2 or 12, their place to stay doesn’t have to be your daughter’s bedroom and an air mattress. We say let’s enjoy the holidays with our families this year with a little bit of leg room! Happy Airbnb hunting and Happy Holidays!
Minnette Murray Group has been serving Dallas Homeowners for more than 25 years. In 1997, Minnette founded and brokered Minnette Murray Properties, a Dallas, Texas-based real estate boutique specializing in luxury properties and unparalleled client service. In 2018, Robert Reffkin, Founder & CEO of COMPASS, came to town with a vision for the future of real estate. We couldn't say no and became a founding member of COMPASS' Dallas offices. With the support of COMPASS, we offer our clients the best of both worlds: local expertise and experience powered by industry-leading national resources. To date, we have more than $325m worth of residential real estate transactions under our belt.