The 9 Best Ohio Cabin Rentals of 2020

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Best in Berlin: Luxury Cabin Near Downtown – See Rates at Airbnb

"This luxe cabin has a lofty open-plan kitchen and living room with a massive stone fireplace, plus a basement game room."

Best in Logan: Whitetail Dream Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb

"The cabin has a number of great amenities, like a hot tub, a charcoal grill, laundry facilities, a fire pit, and satellite TV."

Best for Families: Lodge at Harble Ridge – See Rates at Airbnb

"Most impressive is the game room with tabletop shuffleboard, arcade games, air hockey, and foosball, plus a wet bar and a fridge for snacks."

Best in Amish Country: Red Fern Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb

"The double-height living room with a stone fireplace has a wall-mounted TV, and there's a spacious kitchen, a pool table, and a hot tub."

Best Waterfront: Walnut Lakes Cabin Retreat – See Rates at Airbnb

"Accommodation-wise, the cabin has one bedroom plus a loft, a hot tub, an electric fireplace, a gas grill, and a fire pit."

Best for Large Groups: High Point Lodge – See Rates at Airbnb

"The standout of this property is undoubtedly the indoor saltwater swimming pool, which has sliding glass doors to let the air in."

Best Modern Cabin: Box Hop – See Rates at Airbnb

"This super modern rental is built from three recycled shipping containers."

Best Luxury: Branch Hill Cabin – See Rates at Airbnb

"It still has all the wood elements you desire from a cabin stay, but the design is quite elegant."

Best for Romance: Dunlap Hollow Cottage – See Rates at Airbnb

"A cozy bedroom, an open living and dining room with a stone fireplace, and a full farmhouse kitchen make this an ideal getaway."

Our Top Picks

01 of 09

Best in Berlin: Luxury Cabin Near Downtown

Luxury Cabin Near Downtown

 Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)

  • 2 Kings

  • 1 Queen

  • 6 guests

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Fire pit

  • Charcoal grill

  • Game room

Located just outside of downtown Berlin—it’s just actually within walking distance—this luxe cabin has a lofty open-plan kitchen and living room with a massive stone fireplace, plus three bedrooms, a basement game room, a four-person hot tub on the covered porch, and a fire pit. The house is in the heart of Amish Country, so don’t miss a chance to shop for beautiful handcrafted furniture.

02 of 09

Best in Logan: Whitetail Dream Cabin

Whitetail Dream Cabin

Airbnb

Bedrooms (2)

  • 2 Kings

  • 4 guests

Amenities

  • Private indoor basketball gym

  • Laundry

  • Fire pit

  • Hot tub

This cabin rental sits on 10 private acres that feel like a personal resort. There’s an indoor half-court basketball gym (with volleyball and badminton equipment, too), a pond with a small sand beach, and hiking trails.

And the cabin also has a number of great amenities, like a hot tub, a charcoal grill, laundry facilities, a fire pit, and satellite TV. It’s located about eight miles from the town of Logan, near Boch Hollow State Park.

03 of 09

Best for Families: Lodge at Harble Ridge

Lodge at Harble Ridge

Airbnb

Bedrooms (6)

  • 3 Kings

  • 1 Queen

  • 3 Twin beds

  • 5 bunk beds

  • 23 guests

Amenities

  • Game room

  • Hot tub

  • Porch swings

  • Fire pit

Designed for families, the Lodge at Harble Ridge—located between Logan and Hocking Hills State Park—has amenities galore for kids and the young at heart. Most impressive is the game room with tabletop shuffleboard, arcade games, air hockey, and foosball. Plus, there's a wet bar and a fridge for snacks (or adult beverages for those of age), a 70-inch TV and giant sofa, and a play kitchen for kids. The little ones can enjoy toys specifically picked out by the owner.

Guests can also enjoy more standard amenities like a hot tub and fire pit, as well as a 40-acre private property with a fishing pond and hiking trails.

04 of 09

Best in Amish Country: Red Fern Cabin

Red Fern Cabin

Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)

  • 5 beds

  • 10 guests

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Fire pit

  • Game room

  • Grill

If you’re looking to stay in a cabin in Ohio’s Amish Country, you’d do well to book a modern cabin like Red Fern, which has 2,500 square feet of space.

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental has a double-height living room with a stone fireplace and a wall-mounted TV, a spacious kitchen, a pool table, and a hot tub. Nestled in the charming village of Millersburg, you'll be in the heart of Amish Country.

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05 of 09

Best Waterfront: Walnut Lakes Cabin Retreat

Walnut Lakes Cabin Retreat

Airbnb

Bedrooms (1)

  • 1 Full bed

  • 2 Twin beds

  • 1 futon

  • 6 guests

Amenities

  • Dock

  • Boats

  • ATV trails

  • Fire pit

This cabin rental comes with an amenity that most others in Ohio don’t—a private six-acre lake on a 100-acre plot of land. The Walnut Lakes Cabin Retreat features a dock on the lake with a rowboat and paddleboat for guests’ use, plus a private beach.

Want to fish? There’s a pond that’s filled with channel catfish. Guests can also go hiking or ride ATVs on the many trails that cross through the property. If that’s not enough, Hocking Hills State Park is just 18 miles away. Accommodation-wise, the cabin has one bedroom plus a loft, a hot tub, an electric fireplace, a gas grill, and a fire pit.

06 of 09

Best for Large Groups: High Point Lodge

High Point Lodge

Airbnb

Bedrooms (8)

  • 3 Kings

  • 2 Queens

  • 6 Twin beds

  • 16+ guests

Amenities

  • Indoor pool

  • Outdoor hot tub

  • Fire pit

  • Game room

With 6,500 feet of space in High Point Lodge, there’s plenty of room to bring the whole gang along for a getaway to Rockbridge, near Hocking Hills State Park. The standout of this property is undoubtedly the indoor saltwater swimming pool, which has sliding glass doors to let the air in during the summer and keep it out during the winter.

There’s also an outdoor covered hot tub and a fire pit. The house itself has five bedrooms, plus a rec room with billiards, shuffleboard, and other games. If you’re traveling with kids, there’s a playground outside.

07 of 09

Best Modern Cabin: Box Hop

Dunlap Hollow Cottage

 Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)

  • 3 Full beds

  • 8 guests

Amenities

  • Rooftop patio

  • Hot tub

  • Gas grill

  • Outdoor fireplace

Not feeling the rustic look of traditional cabins? Book a stay at the Box Hop, a super modern rental built from three recycled shipping containers.

Located in Rockbridge, in the Hocking Hills, the space has an industrial vibe, softened with details like a gas fireplace, wood furnishings, and large windows that let nature in. Gather on the roof deck for sunbathing, take a relaxing soak in the hot tub, and sip cocktails around the outdoor fireplace.

08 of 09

Best Luxury: Branch Hill Cabin

Branch Hill Cabin

Airbnb

Bedrooms (3)

  • 2 Kings

  • 7 Twin beds

  • 2 sofa beds

  • 15 guests

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Game room

  • Fire pit

  • Gas grill

It might be called a cabin, but Branch Hill Cabin feels more like a luxury lodge than a rustic, simple log edifice. It still has all the wood elements you desire from a cabin stay, but the design is elegant, with leather sofas, antler chandeliers, and antique furnishings.

The rental sits on the Branch Hill Estate, a working equestrian farm in the quaint town of Loveland. Be sure to chat with the owners to meet some of their animals.

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09 of 09

Best for Romance: Dunlap Hollow Cottage

Dunlap Hollow Cottage

Airbnb

Bedrooms (1)

  • 1 Queen

  • 6 guests

Amenities

  • Hot tub

  • Indoor fireplace

  • Fire pit

  • Wi-Fi

This charming cottage-style cabin in the Hocking Hills is ideal for a romantic vacation, thanks to a cozy bedroom, an open living and dining room with a stone fireplace, and a full farmhouse kitchen. There’s also a patio with a hot tub (atmospheric string lights included) and a fire pit for cozy nights under the stars.

Located in Rockbridge amid sandstone cliffs, a quiet forest, and seasonal waterfalls—the rental is nearby trails to take you through them all.

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