7 Awesome Airbnb Stays in WNY

City Guide, Visit Buffalo & WNY, Where To Stay


Written by Morgan Culhane

Published on April 5, 2020
A bedroom in the Parkside Pied-a-Terre Apartment

With more and more restaurants, shops, and events coming to the Queen City, there are plenty of reasons for travelers and locals to join the resurgence by exploring Buffalo and Western New York. Thanks to home-sharing sites like Airbnb, and locals looking share the Buffalove in new and exciting ways, there’s no shortage of places to stay in Buffalo and Niagara Falls.

With all the fantastic options, it can be pretty hard to decide which lodging option is best. So with some help from our friends at Airbnb, Step Out Buffalo put together a list of awesome Airbnbs to recommend to out-of-town friends next time they visit, or check out yourself just for fun. Ahem, helloooo staycation season!


“Elite Retreat” Castle “North Wing”

3 bedrooms in private apartment, accommodates 6 guests

Niagara Falls, NY

Experience living right on the water during your stay at the Elite Retreat. This booking gives you access to The North Wing as well as access to the lower deck and dock which are perfect for swimming, kayaking, boating, fishing, and sightseeing. Further exploring is easy with Niagara Falls only a 5-minute drive away, and Toronto just a little over an hour drive.

Victorian 1920’s Era Beauty

2 bedrooms in private apartment, accommodates 6 guests, $139+/night

Elmwood Village / Buffalo, NY

Travel back in time to the Roaring 20s during your stay at this Victorian home that’s full of charm and history. Located in the Elmwood Village/Delaware District, there are many dining and shopping destinations within walking or short driving distance. This large home offers plenty of space for families and groups.

Parkside Pied-à-Terre

2 bedrooms in private apartment, accommodates 6 guests

Delaware Park / Buffalo, NY

This completely renovated space is big enough to comfortably accommodate 6 guests, maybe even 8.  Located just a 5-minute walk from The Buffalo Zoo and Delaware Park this place is perfect for guests looking to explore Buffalo’s beautiful outdoors. The apartment is also only a 10-minute walk to the subway station, making access to Downtown Buffalo and the waterfront very convenient.

The Vintage Whinery at the Falls

2 bedrooms in private apartment, accommodates 4 guests

Niagara Falls, NY

This French-inspired home away from home has its own character. In addition to the traditional amenities, there’s a semi-enclosed porch, backyard garden, and even a quaint gift shop. Located a short 15-minute walk from the American side of Niagara Falls and the Rainbow Bridge to Canada is what makes this place the complete package.


Eclectic Downtown Loft

1 private studio apartment, accommodates 2 guests

Business District / Buffalo, NY

This spacious third-floor loft is a completely separate apartment with its own full bathroom, dining area, kitchen, living area, and private side entrance. Located in Buffalo’s West Village Historic District, this loft is only a block from the city’s nightlife hot spots on Chippewa Street, and also nearby bars, restaurants, and shops in the Allentown Preservation District and Elmwood Village.


Modern Flat in Updated Victorian

2 bedrooms in private apartment, accommodates 4 guests

West Side / Buffalo, NY

Inside this home built in 1891, there’s a beautiful modern apartment with access to the entire lower level and front porch. The newly-renovated kitchen is a guest favorite, equipped with all the cooking and entertaining essentials. There’s also a formal dining space and bar area with additional seating. Located between Allentown Preservation District and Elmwood Village, this location is near grocery stores, shops, and bars.

Modern APT w/ King Bed Steps from Downtown

1 bedroom in a private apartment, accommodates 2 guests, 1 bath

Allentown / Buffalo, NY

Steps away from restaurants, bars, and shops in the Allentown neighborhood near Downtown Buffalo, this spot offers a king size bed in a modern apartment with a full kitchen and a proper front porch. Also – ample free street parking is always a win.

This post was originally published in 2020 and has been updated.

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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Morgan Culhane</a>

Written by Morgan Culhane

Morgan is a storyteller with a passion for exploring Buffalo's food and beverage scene. She enjoys drinking craft beer so much that she started a business dedicated to promoting this industry. As the co-founder of Content on Draft, she develops social media marketing strategies for craft beverage companies in Buffalo and beyond… and she loves it!
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