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(Last Updated On: August 19, 2020)

When it comes to Airbnb, Fort Collins, CO has plenty of options to suit any need! Whether you’re a larger family visiting a student at Colorado State University. Or a younger couple hoping to safely spend a weekend brewery hopping in Old Town Fort Collins. There’s a great Fort Collins Airbnb waiting for you.

But for a visitor, it can be tough to find that perfect spot in that perfect location. And we all know where you stay can make or break your trip. So let me take some of the guesswork out for you! Keep reading for some killer recommendations (in the areas you actually want to stay in).

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WHY AIRBNB FORT COLLINS?

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Airbnb has really revolutionized the travel industry since exploding into the industry back in 2008. For many people (yours truly included!), the concept of staying in someone else’s home took some getting used to. Isn’t that be weird? What if they’re a con man and nothing in the ad is accurate? What if the host is a crazy axe murderer? All completely normal questions to ask yourself back then.

But that is all a thing of the past, and today, Airbnb is a huge success! From a traveler’s perspective, the home share market provides a lot of pros over traditional hotels, including (but not limited to):
– You typically get a larger space (like a whole apartment vs. single, cramped hotel room)
– Often for the same cost or even less (especially if you need space for a larger family/group)
– Can take advantage of additional money saving amenities (like included parking, a kitchen for cooking meals, backyard), etc.

So if you’re making a trip to Fort Collins, and want to see what the home share market is all about, below are some of my favorites in the city.

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INCREDIBLE AIRBNB FT COLLINS OPTIONS

FORT COLLINS AIRBNB – Italian Style in Old Town with Private Hot Tub

Current Rating: 4.98* (113 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 6 guests
Neighborhood: Old Town
Notable Feature: Private hot tub and two cruiser bikes for guest use

Located in Fort Collins’ highly desired Old Town neighborhood, this two bedroom, 1 bathroom house is a great option for those hoping to be close to it all. The best of Old Town Fort Collins and Colorado State University are all within an easy walking distance. Don’t feel like walking? No problem! This house comes with two cruiser bikes that guests are free to use to get about town.

Inside, the house has been completely updated with rustic Italian flair. While exposed brick, wood accents and bright white wainscoting successfully meld modern with historic charm. Cooking a meal in the fully stocked kitchen will be no problem here. But what guests will REALLY love is the backyard. Equipped with a BBQ, fire pit, private hot tub and more, it’s the perfect place for guests to unwind after long days exploring Fort Collins.

AIRBNB FT COLLINS – Old Town Loft Oasis!

Current Rating: 4.98* (53 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 6 guests
Neighborhood: Old Town
Notable Feature: An incredibly spacious (and private) rooftop terrace

This absolutely GORGEOUS two bedroom, two and a half bathroom loft is located a mere 10-12 minute walk from Old Town Square. Which, of course, means guests will enjoy being able to walk to many local attractions, restaurants, breweries, shops, and more. Or, hop on the Max bus service and be quickly connected to Colorado State University, South Fort Collins, and beyond.

Back at the loft, guests will be able to relax and recharge in total comfort. Sleep like the dead on king-sized memory foam mattresses. Or sip your morning coffee on the kitchen terrace. But really, make sure you plan to spend maximum time available enjoying the incredible (and private) rooftop terrace! This space is a premium amenity that you and your guests are sure to love (especially with some ice cold local beers!).

FT COLLINS AIRBNB – Pine Street Loft- Right in the Middle of Old Town

Current Rating: 5.0* (59 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 6 guests
Neighborhood: Old Town
Notable Feature: Location, location, location!

It really doesn’t get much better in Fort Collins location-wise than this two bedroom, one (and a half) bathroom Airbnb located right in the middle of Old Town. This means the best attractions and entertainment are a mere steps away from your door (be sure to check out The Exchange!). Which makes it super easy to forego the hassles of renting a car and explore Fort Collins by foot instead.

Beyond the location, the loft is incredibly spacious and comfortably decorated. And while the building may be historic, the amenities are 100% modern. Whip up a meal in the fully stocked kitchen, or enjoy a cocktail on the incredible 250 square foot private deck. And if you aren’t able to avoid having a car during your trip, you will appreciate the inclusion of a free parking space!

AIRBNB FORT COLLINS – Charming Suite in Historic Building!

Current Rating: 5.0* (15 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 4 guests
Neighborhood: Old Town
Notable Feature: Two separate outdoor spaces

Another incredible Old Town option, this two bedroom, one bathroom stunner is a short walking distance from Old Town Square. Guests staying here love the location (of course), but they especially love the host for her thoughtful touches (and welcome pastry) throughout the space!

Which, speaking of the space, this one is a beauty! Located in a historic building from the early 1900s, guests will have access to the entirety of the 2nd floor, with a separate entrance. Inside, the space blends historic character with industrial-chic elements seamlessly. There’s plenty of space to never feel on top of anyone else, and there’s the added bonus of not one, but two separate outdoor spaces – a three season porch and upper level deck. With a quiet neighborhood feel, this is a spot where you can get the best of both worlds – peace and quiet with a central location!

AIRBNB FORT COLLINS CO – Best Location in Old Town! Home on Mountain Ave

Current Rating: 5.0* (9 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 6 guests
Neighborhood: Old Town
Notable Feature: Multiple bikes (six!) provided for guest use

This amazing three bedroom, three bathroom house is located a mere three blocks from Old Town Square. Meaning you can park your car at the house (for free), and not touch it again (if you don’t want to). All the best shops, restaurants, breweries and more are an easy walk from this spot. And if your interests in Fort Collins will be taking you a bit further, hop on one of the six (yes, SIX) bikes available for guest use!

Inside, the house has been beautifully remodeled and includes comfortable furnishings with pops of color throughout. As this home is well suited for larger groups, your guests will appreciate how spacious the home is. There’s plenty of seating, both inside the home and in the private backyard. Which may become your favorite hang out spot! The addition of a BBQ in the backyard makes dining al fresco during your trip a must.

FORT COLLINS AIRBNB – Charming Historic * Group Friendly * of Old Town

Current Rating: 5.0* (35 reviews)
Sleeps: up to 10 guests
Neighborhood: University Park
Notable Feature: Five total bedrooms – great for a larger family/group!

If you’re coming to Fort Collins with a super sized group, then this five bedroom, four bathroom home near Colorado State University is just what you need! A bit further south, this location makes it perfect for those wanting to be close to CSU as well as Old Town Fort Collins.

Built in 1910, the home has been beautifully remodeled and impeccably designed. The house is large enough that your group will have plenty of space to spread out. And the hosts have included thoughtful features like a record player and collection of vinyl records in each bedroom. Sitting in one of the front porch rocking chairs with your morning coffee is the best way to start the day. And after tiring yourself out from all that sightseeing, enjoying a glass of wine around the backyard fire pit is the perfect way to end the day.


TOP THINGS TO DO IN FORT COLLINS

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Now that you’ve picked one of the best Airbnb Fort Collins has to offer, it is now time to plan all the fun things to do in Fort Collins! Fort Collins is a city that, although on the smaller side, still has something to please everyone. From Fort Collins, there is world-class outdoor recreation opportunities every direction you look, a historic and lively Old Town, more breweries than you’ll know what to do with, and incredible shopping, dining, and more.

There’s TONS to do, but here are the top five things (plus!) that you shouldn’t miss when visiting Fort Collins:

1. Spend some time exploring Old Town Square – this historic square has the city’s highest concentration of bars, restaurants, breweries, shops and more
2. Enjoy Fort Collins’ number one product (beer) and go brewery hopping – you can visit the monster Budweiser factory, or stick to smaller craft brewers like Coopersmith’s, New Belgium, or Odell Brewing
3. Get outside and enjoy the amazing Colorado outdoors with a hike – there are lots of incredible hiking trails nearby
4. Take a day trip and explore more of Colorado – visitors to Fort Collins are in close proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, incredible things to do in Boulder as well as all the city activities in Denver
5. Stop and smell the roses (and other flowers!) – stop by the Gardens on Spring Creek, an 18 acre community garden, or the Colorado State University (CSU) Annual Flower Trial Garden


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