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The Best Affordable Airbnbs in Texas Under $150

Y’all ready for an adventure through the Lone Star State without breaking the bank? As a Texas native and seasoned travel blogger, I’ve spent years discovering the hidden gems that make this vast state a treasure trove for travellers. Whether you’re craving a cozy getaway in the Hill Country, a vibrant city break in Austin, or a beach retreat on the Gulf Coast, I’ve got insider tips to score the best affordable Airbnbs in Texas.

Saddle up for a journey to the heart of southern hospitality and wallet-friendly stays, where you don’t need to spend a fortune to experience the true spirit of Texas. All of the top-rated Airbnb rentals  we’ve handpicked for you are priced under $150, ensuring that your Texas adventure doesn’t come with a hefty price tag.

We make regular efforts to keep this list updated, but please bear in mind that prices can fluctuate, particularly during peak seasons or special events. Always check for the most recent rates and snag your cozy corner of Texas before everyone else catches wind of these best deals.

For other unique places to stay in Texas, check out our:

Texas Travel Guide

Explore Texas like never before with the newest edition of our Texas Travel Guide. With this guide in hand, you can embark on thrilling weekend getaways without emptying your wallet, leaving you with plenty of opportunities for even more adventures! This travel guide also includes a section on Fredericksburg, as well as the Texas Wine Trail

Affordable Airbnbs in Texas Under $150 with a Pool

13 Acres Tribe

For a peaceful retreat nestled in the heart of Texas Hill Country, the 13 Acres Tribe is your serene haven. This sanctuary features rustic cabins and tiny home accommodations, each offering a unique way to reconnect with nature.

You can also join their regular yoga sessions. There are also hiking paths for really enjoying the outdoors. Their sister property, 13 Acres Retreat, has a pool that you can pay a small fee to access.

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Silver Spur Resort

For a family-friendly stay that also accepts your furry friend, the Silver Spur Resort is a truly unique option. Settle into a cozy living room area in one of their Conestoga wagons, each thoughtfully furnished with a comfortable bed, a set of bunks perfect for kids, and free WiFi to keep you connected.  They also have a full kitchen and onsite laundry facilities, ensuring your stay is as stress-free as possible.

A king-size bed and a bunk bed perfect for the kids inside a wagon

There are so many unique activities on site, including a lake where you can go paddle boating, an abundance of yard games, and a kids playground to ensure everyone is entertained. They even have human foosball, which makes this a fun resort to bring a group of friends to. Of course, a big highlight is also the pool! You can read all about our experience at the Silver Spur Resort as well as all of the fun things to do in Canton, TX!

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Affordable Airbnbs in Texas Under $150 for Families

Travelling with kids can get expensive, that’s why we wanted to share some fun, affordable, and the best airbnbs in Texas that won’t break the bank. However, we also have a great list of family friendly airbnbs and hotels of all kinds.

Lake Livingston Castle

This spacious castle-style Airbnb is the epitome of a cozy home in Texas, offering plenty of space for families and groups up to 5 guests. Ideal for those looking to explore the scenic Lake Livingston. Lake Livingston Castle grants visitors enough space to feel both the grandeur of castle living and the intimacy of a comfortable retreat. The owners of this castle moved to Texas from Germany and wanted to bring a bit of their country to Texas, so Lake Livingston Castle was created! 

We loved our stay so much and you can read about it here as well as all of the great things to do in Livingston, TX.

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The Inn Between

We love the Inn Between as an ultimate family friendly getaway in Concan, TX! Tucked in a quiet neighborhood and just minutes away from the stunning swimming spots that Concan is famous for. We stayed in their Greenhouse cabin, which has large windows that invite the beauty of the outside in. 

Many of the cabins come with multiple beds and the animals and colors on-site are perfect for kids. The cabins also have so much to offer, with the goats on site, all of the fun and colorful areas to hang out, and a gorgeous garden you can enjoy.

Check our full experience at the Inn Between to know why it is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Concan!

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Most Unique Affordable Airbnbs in Texas Under $150

Domeland Terlingua

This Airbnb is a little far off in Big Bend, Texas, but it’s worth it for all of the fun! It’s like a place out of Tatooine in Star Wars, out in the middle of the desert. Plus, you’re still close to all of the fun and hiking that you can do in Big Bend!

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Tin Valley Retro Resort

Tin Valley Retro Rentals is a haven for solo travelers and groups alike. Tucked away in the middle of nowhere, Tin Valley Retro Rentals is such a fun spot for feeling the freeing feeling of nature with minimal light pollution. Whether you’re looking for the right accommodation that offers peace and solitude, or a quirky, painted RV to serve as your base for adventure, this retreat has it all.

They have so many unique spots to stay at, including serval painted RVs, a mini-bug, a bus, and even a landlocked yacht (a slightly higher cost). Of course, when not sleeping in, you can enjoy all of the fun things to do in Terlingua or explore Big Bend National Park 

Mosaic SMTX

Located in San Marcos, TX, this cute little camper is the perfect little stay for you want a little place to relax, but still be on a budget. The Lula Camper is such a cute little colorful glamper with a hammock and fireplace to enjoy outside. Not to mention all of the fun things to do in San Marcos while you are staying here.

Caddo Shores Cabins

Caddo Lake is a beautiful destination known for the beautiful Cypress trees that create one of the most amazing views. Their Boat Cabin, the Shipwreck, a two-deck, carefully crafted boat. It has a fully equipped, AC unit, wireless internet, and a covered outdoor pavilion with a charcoal BBQ pit and an outdoor fire pit.

This unique houseboat was created from boxcars used in World War II to transport ammunition and actually floated on water before it was brought on land and made into a cabin at Caddo Shores Cabins. It has been a place where guests can relax and enjoy lakeside views since 2005. Read all about our experience at Caddo Shores Cabins.

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Sleep in a Boat at Hodge Podge Cottages

Wildflower Yurts

Not just any yurt, the Wildflower Yurts in Emory, Texas, a short distance from downtown Dallas, offer a charming getaway with the added bonus of llamas to delight in. Discover the utmost comfort and convenience during your stay, with indulgent luxuries and modern amenities that bring the experience of modern living to the great outdoors.

Retreat to a comfortable queen-sized bed after a day of exploration, ensuring a restful night’s sleep. Enjoy the privacy of your own indoor bathroom and a fully-equipped kitchen featuring a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker.  Venture to the spacious backyard for diverse pleasures, including an invigorating outdoor shower, making it easy to freshen up under the Texan sky.  

However, the true delight lies in savoring a cup of coffee while immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding countryside. Check out our full experience at the Wildflower Yurts.

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Off the Vine RV Park  

At Off the Vine RV Park, you will find airstreams of all different colors and themes for the perfect affordable place and vacation in Central Texas! This gem has everything you need, and the owners put so many little details into making this one of a kind! The colors are something that truly makes it so fun! You can read our full experience at Off the Vine RV Park

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Paradise at Lake Texoma

These unique and cozy cabins are right on the lake and are the perfect place to stay while enjoying nature. Each one comes with a grill, fireplace, and a little washing station. There are community areas with hammocks and areas to relax. Enjoy some kayaking or fishing right on the water.

Read our full experience at the Paradise at Lake Texoma and discover all of the fun things to do in nearby Denison

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Affordable Airbnbs in Texas Under $150: Final Thoughts

As we wrap up our journey through the best Texas Airbnbs, it’s clear that an unforgettable trip doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. From the heart of bustling cities to the tranquility near national parks, these wallet-friendly gems showcase why Texas is home to some of the best places to stay.

Each Airbnb vacation rental we’ve explored offers its own unique charm and comfort, ensuring that whether you’re a solo adventurer, a couple seeking a romantic escape, or a family on the hunt for fun, there is a cozy nook waiting for you. 

Remember to secure your travel dates early and book your next getaway at one of these vacation homes we’ve featured, ensuring you enjoy the richness of Texas without spending a fortune. By planning ahead, you’re more likely to snag the biggest discounts and make the most of these affordable Texan retreats.

So pack your bags, set your sights on adventure, and let these budget-friendly rental Airbnbs be the backdrop to your next unforgettable Texas tale.

Last Updated 3 weeks ago by Jessica Serna | Published: February 13, 2024