Support These Beautiful Black-Owned Airbnb Rentals Across The Country
By Leah Freeman-Haskin
It’s not uncommon to hear stories of exclusivity toward black people on Airbnb, causing many people to book their vacation rentals elsewhere. Here are a few black-owned Airbnbs across the country to show your support and hopefully have a positive booking experience.
Oak Bluffs 3-Bed Cottage – Oak Bluffs, MA
Owner Davlyn is listing her 3-bedroom cottage in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts on the island of Martha’s Vineyard starting around $149 per night depending on your travel dates. According to the post, the home is located just a mile from the beach and the downtown area. You and five guests can enjoy this quiet retreat boasting a renovated bath, a glorious outdoor shower, and deck perfect for outdoor grilling.
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Relaxing Beach Cottage – Sag Harbor, NY
Located in the charming beach community of Sag Harbor, this cottage features a beautiful outdoor space and is within walking distance to the beach, where you can see sailboats and powerboats that line the marina and bay and enjoy iconic, local eateries. Staying in the Hamptons certainly comes with a price tag. This rental starts around $900 per night.
Bright Mid-Century Studio Near Lake Merritt – Oakland, CA
This sunny, modern mid-century studio is perfectly located 2 blocks from Lake Merritt on a quiet street. Host Alisa also boasts that this home has been recently renovated with hardwood floors and an updated kitchen. Alisa is an Airbnb “superhost”, ensuring a smooth booking process and stay in Oakland. Rent this home for around $100 per night.
New Home 6 Miles From Downtown Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
For just around $75 per night, you can enjoy a stay at this newly constructed home in Atlanta. According to the post, this home is beautifully decorated with a modern touch, is stylishly furnished, and loaded with updates throughout. You will be just a few minutes from accessing all that downtown Atlanta has to offer.
Private Studio With Stunning Views – Los Angeles, CA
This cozy, private studio boasts views of the Getty Museum, The Hollywood Sign, downtown LA, the mountains, and beyond. Host, Julia, is renting this property starting around $45 per night. The charming studio can accommodate up to two guests, making it the perfect solo or couples getaway retreat.