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5 Atlanta whole-house Airbnbs $48 to $6K per night

Want a whole place to yourself in Atlanta, but just for a short time? There are more than 300 short-term Airbnb rental options that will answer the need in the Atlanta area. They vary wildly (and wonderfully).

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As it turns 10, Airbnb is widely popular and has been growing quickly for over a decade. Its 2019 gross bookings reached $9.4 billion in the first quarter of 2019, up 31% year-over-year, according to Crunchbase News.

Airbnbs have been going strong in the Atlanta metro area since the concept was introduced in 2009. The Super Bowl in Atlanta gave prices a huge boost, but now they're back to a normal now. You can still find luxury dwellings that command top prices, though. Here are four of the upper-crust, short-term rental highlights:

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The Work and Sleep Loft in Midtown's Atlantic Station

$1,699 per night

12 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 2 baths

Airbnb host: Dr.

A two-level condo with a balcony, two baths, and three flat-screen televisions is right above a Midtown hub with shops and restaurants. The same host rents Maseratis, Corvettes, Teslas and other luxury cars.

The $9-million "Atlanta's Luxury Mansion Retreat" is a full-property Airbnb rental hosted by "Dr." and renting for $6,400 per night.
Photo: Contributed by Atlanta Airbnb host "Dr."/For the AJC

Atlanta's Luxury Mansion Retreat

$6,400 per night

12 guests, 6 bedrooms, 7 beds, 12 baths

Airbnb host: Dr.

Buyers for this home would pay $9 million to enjoy 25,000 square feet of luxury in 15 rooms with a pool and hot tub. Pets, smoking, parties and events are all allowed, but haggling is not. It may not be Atlanta's most expensive Airbnb, since some others are listed at $10,000 per night, but it's a mansion that will let you live like a millionaire.

This five-bedroom "Modern Parkside Retreat" in Midtown Atlanta rents as a whole property for around $900 per night.
Photo: Contributed by Atlanta Airbnb Superhost "Jerry"/For the AJC

Modern Parkside Retreat-Midtown Atlanta Across From Piedmont Park

10 guests, 5 bedrooms, 6 beds, 6 baths

Airbnb Superhost: Jerry

A modern home across from Piedmont Park, the highlight of this short-term rental in Atlanta is the private pool. Or is it the two master suites with balconies, the floor-to-ceiling windows or the housewide speaker system?

The Pink Babe Cave in Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood has a short-term rental rate of around $199 per night.
Photo: Contributed by Atlanta Airbnb host Ashley/For the AJC

The Luxurious Pink Babe Cave in Buckhead

$199 per night

8 guests, 2 bedrooms, 6 beds, 2 baths

Airbnb host: Ashley

More affordable and outrageously fun, the all-pink exterior and mostly-pink inside are all yours. It's begging for bridal shower weekends and other pink-inspired sleepovers. 

Cozy "all yours" Airbnb rentals in Atlanta

As for the cozy category within the "you rent the whole thing" Atlanta Airbnb, there are a multitudes of ways to rent an entire property for less than $50. The Superhosted "Independent Guest House and Huge Outdoor Space" is part of a renovated bungalow and goes for around $48 per night in Candler Park, for example. There's also the one-bedroom, one-bath, two-guest camper belonging to an antique store dealer that rates $75 per night. It's considered one of the Top 12 Airbnb accommodations in Atlanta, according to Trip 101.

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