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23 Amazing Penthouse Rentals Across America

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Rooms With a View

You may not be a millionaire but that doesn't mean you can't live one during your next vacation. For about the same price as a room in a luxury hotel, you can rent a penthouse apartment or condo in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and other major cities across the U.S. We've scoured the listings on Vrbo and Airbnb to find some of the best penthouse vacation rentals you can book for a glam getaway.


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Luxury Downtown Penthouse with Private Rooftop
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Luxury Downtown Penthouse with Private Rooftop

Chicago

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This recently remodeled penthouse has a rooftop deck with 360-degree views of the Chicago skyline and free parking (something not easy to come by downtown). It's not a high-rise; it's a historic brick row building in the River North neighborhood. Bonus: Food Network-featured Big and Little's sandwich restaurant is right downstairs.

Rooftop Hot Tub Penthouse
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Stylish Luxe Penthouse Steps from Atlantic Station
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Stylish Luxe Penthouse Steps from Atlantic Station

Atlanta

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This two-bed, one-bath penthouse is in Atlanta's midtown Brookwood neighborhood, just blocks from shops and dining on Peachtree Road and access to public transit. The unit boasts a gourmet kitchen with a wine fridge and spectacular views from the dining room. "Oh wait, did we mention the bidet…?" Yup, the penthouse has one of those, too.


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Penthouse with Incredible Views
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Penthouse With Incredible Views

Miami

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This one-bed, two-bath corner unit has a separate office area with a sleeper sofa. Enjoy views from the balcony, plus access to the communal pool and fitness room. Bayfront Park is nearby, as are shopping and dining along Biscayne Boulevard and Brickell Avenue. Valet parking is available for a fee.

 

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Luxury SoHo Penthouse
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Amazing Palms Place Penthouse
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Amazing Palms Place Penthouse

Las Vegas

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This three-bedroom unit has 2½ baths and sleep six. There's a balcony with an outdoor hot tub that has a dramatic infinity edge overlooking The Strip. At 3,300 square feet, there's plenty of room for everyone to spread out; there's even a pool table. Guests also have access to the building's gym.


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Beautiful City Views Penthouse
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Beautiful City Views Penthouse

Denver

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From this 17th-floor penthouse in downtown Denver, the bars and restaurants of LoDo, Coors Field, and the Denver Art Museum are all within walking distance. Enjoy stunning Rocky Mountain sunsets from this two-bed, two-bath unit or on the shared rooftop deck. Note: There is a three-night minimum.

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Lovely Downtown Penthouse

Seattle

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Located in the Belltown neighborhood, this one-bed, one-bath unit is within easy access to attractions including the Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and the Seattle Aquarium. There's plenty of natural light thanks to the oversized windows in the living space and dramatic views of downtown and Elliot Bay from the communal rooftop deck.


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Exquisite Polished Panoramic Buckhead Penthouse
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Exquisite Polished Panoramic Buckhead Penthouse

Atlanta

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Take in the sweeping Atlanta skyline from the open-concept kitchen and living space of this penthouse with an attached balcony. Five guests can be accommodated comfortably in this two-bed, two-bath unit, with access to the rooftop pool and social space. Shopping and dining are nearby, including the Lenox Mall.


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Gorgeous Center City Penthouse
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Gorgeous Center City Penthouse

Philadelphia

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Stay in the heart of Philly at this 2,100-square-foot, two-floor penthouse. It can accommodate up to six people, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a sleeper sofa. Cook dinner in the chef's kitchen, then enjoy it on the private rooftop patio.


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Bliss on the Bay Penthouse
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Bliss on the Bay Penthouse

Miami

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Looking for a long-term getaway? This three-bed, two-bath penthouse at the DoubleTree Grand Hotel and Condos could be just the place for an extended break from the everyday (the minimum stay is 28 days). Take in the stunning views of Biscayne Bay from the wraparound corner balcony or from the comfort of the living-dining space, then head downstairs to one of the bars or restaurants in the building, including Tony Chan's Water Club, 8 1/2 Caffe & Bottega, and Primo's Kitchen Bar.


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Luxurious Penthouse with Awesome Views
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Luxurious Penthouse with Awesome Views

San Francisco

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If you're looking for an extended-stay vacation rental with distinctively different architecture, this two-bed, two-bath unit in Buena Vista Park could be a good option for a family of four. It's only available for stays of 31 days or longer; six-month rentals (or longer) are an option, too. Enjoy dramatic views of the city from any window or from the shared roof deck, which has a grill.

Massive Penthouse Duplex with Terrace
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Massive Penthouse Duplex with Terrace

New York City

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Bring the whole gang for a stay in this East Midtown vacation rental that can sleep up to 12. It's not in a high-rise like most penthouses in our roundup; instead, this is a renovated walkup unit with rooftop patio access from the glassed-in sitting area. The United Nations and Grand Central Station are within walking distance.


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Two-Floor MagMile Penthouse
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Two-Floor MagMile Penthouse

Chicago

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With Chicago's Magnificent Mile below you and skyline views, you'll feel like you're in the clouds if you stay at this two-floor unit on the 51st and 52nd floors. It sleeps up to seven, though there are only two bedrooms in this two-bathroom penthouse, a two-story living area, balcony, and a fireplace. Access to the communal pool and gym is included, too. A similar unit is also available.  


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Buckhead Penthouse Luxury Apartment
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Buckhead Penthouse Luxury Apartment

Atlanta

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If you want to shop til you drop, this one-bed, one-bath penthouse is about as close as you can get to the Lenox Mall — it's just across the street. More shopping and dining is nearby in the Buckhead neighborhood, along with access to public transit to take you downtown and to the airport. Guests have access to the building's communal pool.


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Two-Story Luxury Downtown Penthouse
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Penthouse with Balcony at SignatureMGM
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Penthouse with Balcony at SignatureMGM

Las Vegas

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This 33rd-floor studio penthouse may not be very large (it's just 520 square feet), but the view of The Strip from the balcony more than makes up for the lack of space. There's a bed and pullout sofa, plus a kitchenette, and a large bathroom with a jetted tub. Access to the building's pool and gym are included. So is free parking. A one-bedroom unit is also available.


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Biscayne Penthouse

Miami

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With a private rooftop pool and hot tub at your disposal, you may never want to leave the comfort of this 4,300-square-foot penthouse. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and sweeping views of the Morningside and Upper East Side neighborhoods from nearly every room. Bonus: Unlike many luxury rentals, pets are welcome here.


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Penthouse, Private Patio, Hammock, City Views
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Penthouse, Private Patio, Hammock, City Views

New York City

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Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is the place to be for awesome views of the Manhattan skyline. And you can enjoy that skyline from the hammock on the rooftop patio of this fifth-floor walkup penthouse. This loft-like, window-filled one-bed, one-bath space lacks a kitchen (there is a mini fridge), but who stays in to eat when you're in the foodie paradise that is New York City? 


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Two-Story Penthouse and Private Terrace
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Two-Story Penthouse and Private Terrace

Atlanta

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Sitting atop a renovated Midtown building that dates to 1911, this penthouse's best feature may be the rooftop terrace and pergola, where guests can dine al fresco or soak up some Atlanta sun. Spread out over two floors, this 2,800-square-foot loft can host up to six with two bedrooms (one with a sleeping loft) and two bathrooms.


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Luxurious Uptown Penthouse with City Views
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Luxurious Uptown Penthouse with City Views

Denver

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This modern penthouse has a lofted sleeping space plus two bathrooms. There's a grill on the deck if you've got the urge to barbecue, or try one of the nearby restaurants on East 17th Street. Music venues the Ogden Theater and Fillmore Auditorium are also within walking distance.


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Collins Avenue Penthouse

Miami

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Collins Avenue is the heart of the trendy South Beach neighborhood, and this condo is decked out for all the Miami glam you can stand. The 6,500-square-foot unit has four beds, three baths, with room for up to eight people. The beach is just one block away, but you can always stay in and soak in the heated infinity pool on the roof, exclusively yours to use.


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Stay in a Designer Penthouse with Art Gallery
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Stay in a Designer Penthouse with Art Gallery

Chicago

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This art-filled three-bed, two-bath penthouse has been featured in Architectural Digest and Condé Nast Traveler and is just steps from the Blue Line (part of the city's "L" public transit system) on the edge of the city's River West neighborhood. Fire up the grill on the patio and enjoy skyline views.


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