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30 Mansions You Can Actually Afford to Rent

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If a getaway with your COVID-bubble or a large, quarantining family is on the calendar, make the trip luxurious, memorable, and affordable — by renting a mansion. You don’t have to be a president to rent a little of the good life with these vacations. There are bona fide mansions and luxury homes across the country where large groups of people can hang out and party for a nightly rate of around $100 a person or less. Here are some of the most fabulous mansion and villa rentals where large groups can vacation in style for less than a hotel, with per-person prices based on the biggest crowd the rentals can accommodate. 

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Bella Vista Estate in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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Bella Vista Estate

Steamboat Springs, Colorado | Sleeps 28
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You might call this Rocky Mountain high living. Just minutes from downtown Steamboat, Bella Vista Estate is a 7-acre rental with panoramic mountainside vistas. The luxury estate includes three different homes with a total of 12 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, and two half baths. There are four fireplaces, a Great Room, a heated swimming pool, a tennis court, game room, and pool table. And chauffeur service is available for trips into downtown Steamboat.

Price per night:$2,946 avg | Cost per person: $105

Hilltop Gothic Castle in Rindge, New Hampshire
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Gothic Castle on a Hill

Rindge, New Hampshire | Sleeps 22
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Up to 22 people can rent this 11,000-square-foot castle on 500 acres of their own private kingdom — for a very reasonable price. The castle is complete with hidden passages that lead to the rooftop spires, and guests can relax in the basement bar and game room, take a boat out on the private lake, or huddle around the fire pit on a chilly evening. Guests can enjoy miles of trails and even a disc golf course without leaving the property. There are eight bedrooms and five baths.

Price per night: $1,600 avg | Cost per person: $73

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Captain Morse House in Edgartown, Massachusetts
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Captain Morse House

Edgartown, Massachusetts | Sleeps 26
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Who wouldn’t want to rent a mansion for vacations on the East Coast's famed Martha’s Vineyard? The stately Captain Morse House was built in 1840 by the whaling captain in the Greek Revival style and is conveniently located near shopping areas and four beaches. The historic 8,000 square-foot house offers 12 bedrooms, seven baths, and two full kitchens along with a roomy backyard and a patio. Why choose a hotel when there are unique options like this?

Price per night: $874 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person: $34

Hudson River House in Catskill, New York
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Hudson River House

Catskill, New York | Sleeps 24
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The Hudson River House boasts majestic views and grand spaces. Its upstairs master suite has a “widow’s peak” loft with a 360 degree view. Guests can enjoy a swim in the mansion's seasonal heated pool in warmer months. Other amenities include a game room, dining and sitting rooms, a music room, and a tennis court. The 10,000 square-foot rental has 11 bedrooms, seven baths, and one half bath.

Price per night: $2,200 avg | Cost per person: $92

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Tir Na Nog in Lake Villa, Illinois
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Tir Na Nog

Lake Villa, Illinois | Sleeps 24
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The perfect place to book for golf fanatics, Tir Na Nog is a private country estate with its own 9-hole course. For non-golfers, there’s still plenty to enjoy, such as fishing on Deep Lake, swimming, basketball, tennis, and lawn bowling. Located just an hour's trip from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the estate sits on 80 acres and has 10 bedrooms and nine bathrooms, two kitchens, and a gym.

Price per night: $2,450 avg | Cost per person: $102

Kill Devils Hill in Outer Banks, North Carolina
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Outer Banks Oceanfront Estate

Outer Banks, North Carolina | Sleeps 32
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Guests will have plenty of room to stretch out in this 8,200 square-foot home on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at a very affordable rate. The house has 12 bedrooms, 12 baths, and 3 half baths, along with its own pool billiard room, and a home theater with seating for 14. With nearby access to the Wright Brothers Memorial and many other attractions, it offers plenty of seaside fun and has a cabana with a full bath.

Price per night: $747 avg | Cost per person: $23

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Middle River Castle in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Castle on the Middle River

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Sleeps 20
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Beach houses like this are rare. About 30 miles north of Miami, this 10,000 square-foot riverfront castle features a 1,400-square-foot dock, eight bedrooms, and 10 baths. Guests can unwind in the home’s pool and hot tub. Inside are regal amenities like a 40-foot bar and breathtaking 35-foot ceilings. Amateur chefs will enjoy the house’s gourmet kitchen, which has multiple stoves, perfect for cooking up the day’s catch. There's also no shortage of nearby restaurants. There is a four-night minimum stay at this place.

Price per night: $1,300 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $65

Reading Farms Estate in Reading, Vermont
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Reading Farms Estate

Reading, Vermont | Sleeps 46
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Located in central Vermont, Reading Farms Estate sits on 400 gorgeous acres and is just minutes away from the Killington and Okemo ski areas. The 25,000 square-foot central property is the very image of New England charm and has been featured in Architectural Digest and House Beautiful. At the heart of the estate is an 18th-century brick farmhouse. There are formal gardens and even access to a helipad. Other amenities include a library, gym, pool, and arcade game room. 

Price per night: $4,421 avg | Cost per person: $96 (Note that additional fees apply for guests that exceed a total of 20. )

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Edgewood Mansion in Big Bear Lake, California
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Edgewood Mansion

Big Bear Lake, California | Sleeps 24
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Located in California's picturesque San Bernardino Mountains about 100 miles east of Los Angeles, the Edgewood mansion is 15,500 square feet of modern luxury. Ideal for a large family reunion or a get-together with your bubble, the Edgewood is a grand home surrounded by natural beauty. The minimum stay is two nights — but that might be the minimum anyone would want to stay in this mansion with a gym, sauna, wine cellar, private balconies for each bedroom, a fire pit, and more.

Price per night: $1,850 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person: $77

Tiki Moon Villas in Oahu, Hawaii
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Tiki Moon Villas

Oahu, Hawaii| Sleeps 28
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Hawaiian vacations are a taste of the exotic but often at a high price. The Tiki Moon Villas offer a degree of privacy for a large group stay in Hawaii for a reasonable nightly price. The property is made up of five bungalow villas on nearly an acre of private beach. Guests can enjoy modern kitchens and bathrooms, Wi-Fi, and high-definition TVs. But who wants to be inside the villas when the beach, panoramic views, covered picnic tables, and lounge chairs await? There's a two-night minimum stay.

Price per night: $2,100 avg | Cost per person: $75

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As Sweet as Possible Masion in Destin, Florida
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Villa Seis Nietos

Destin, Florida | Sleeps 24
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On Florida's Gulf Coast, the modern "Seis Nietos" luxury mansion comes complete with attentive management team and has some flashy amenities within its 6,300 square feet of space. But perhaps the best feature is outside: an 80,000-gallon pool with a central bar surrounded by swim-up bar stools. The home also offers 22 TVs throughout, a covered outdoor living room, and games on the deck. There's a three-night minimum stay. Destin boasts three regional airports offering easy access.

Price per night: $1,425 avg | Cost per person: $59

Mansion Belle Oasis in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Mansion Belle Oasis

Las Vegas, Nevada | Sleeps 30
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Looking to take a big group on a Las Vegas vacation while avoiding expensive hotel costs? The Mansion Belle Oasis is less than 10 minutes from McCarran Airport, so the vacation can start almost as soon as the plane lands. The luxurious contemporary mansion's ample backyard is a great spot to congregate and party, with a swimming pool, hot tub, and gazebo. The professionally equipped kitchen will thrill cooks in the group, and the game room that houses a pool table, poker tables, and gaming consoles will please just about anyone. For those not interested in cooking, Vegas' famous restaurants await. There's a three-night minimum stay.

Price per night: $1,694 avg | Cost per person: $56

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Spider Lake Retreat
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Spider Lake Retreat

Traverse City, Michigan | Sleeps 64
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This 16-bedroom lodge in Traverse City sits on beautiful private beach property, but the inside of this massive waterfront home is just as enjoyable as the outside. The house is complete with fireplaces, a gym, a game room with a pool table, foosball, and air hockey. All the beds are queen size.

Price per night: $1,500 avg | Cost per person: $23

Mountain View Lodge in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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Mountain View Lodge

Pigeon Forge, Tennessee | Sleeps 42
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The gorgeous and expansive Mountain View Lodge near Great Smoky Mountains National Park can sleep 40 people comfortably. It combines the feel and look of a cabin with every modern comfort that 5,200 square feet of space can provide. Each of the nine bedrooms has its own full bathroom, TV, and fireplace. There's also a 27-seat home theater where the group can enjoy movie night and a game room with a pool table, foosball, and arcade games. Outside is 2,000 square feet of deck space, a hot tub, and a huge yard to enjoy. Visitors are required to book at least a two-night stay.

Price per night: $927 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $22

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Lake Burton House in Clarkesville, Georgia
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Lake Burton Home

Clarkesville, Georgia | Sleeps 20
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Located on Lake Burton in the Nantahala National Forest near the North Carolina border, guests who book a trip to this retreat will enjoy this home’s rustic oak and pine decor and exquisite lake views. There are eight bedrooms, nine baths, two half baths, a stone fireplace, a three-story room with a vaulted ceiling. There’s also access to a two-story boathouse and a protected swimming area.

Price per night: $1,200 avg | Cost per person: $60

Beaver Mountain Lodge in Beaver, Utah
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Beaver Mountain Lodge

Beaver, Utah | Sleeps 62
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Located at the base of the Tushar Mountains, the luxurious Beaver Mountain Lodge is a dream location for a group vacation out west with some perks for younger visitors. Upon arrival to this affordable vacation house, guests are sure to notice the slide leading from the second-floor deck to the yard, where the verdant 40-acre property features a basketball court, swimming pool, soccer field, and pickle ball court. Inside this 13-bedroom luxury home is an impressive list of amenities, such as fireplaces, a kitchen with top-of-the-line equipment, and a game room with foosball, pinball, and a pool table.

Price per night: $845 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person: $14

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Whispering Pines in Eagle River, Wisconsin
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Whispering Pines Lodge

Eagle River, Wisconsin | Sleeps 40
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For a memorable North Woods trip, Whispering Pines Lodge will not leave anyone disappointed. A massive lakeside rental with huge windows to enjoy the sunset over Voyageur Lake, the lodge has an open, rustic decor with 30-foot ceilings, a majestic fireplace, and a lakeside hot tub. It is also located in an angler’s paradise on a huge chain of lakes near the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. There are 11 bedrooms and seven bathrooms, along with an easy-access carport and family-friendly amenities like a playground and a sandy beach for the kids.

Price per night: $826 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person: $21

Red Feather Lodge
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Red Feather Lodge

Big Sky, Montana | Sleeps 28 
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This custom, 7,500-square-foot log home has six bedrooms and six baths and is just east of the Big Sky Resort. When not skiing or boarding, guests can enjoy the home's amenities, which include a game room with pool and shuffleboard, theater room, and hot tub. 

Price per night: $659 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $24

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The Suncadia Sanctuary
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The Suncadia Sanctuary

Cle Elum, Washington | Sleeps 22
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As well as an appealing name, this six-bedroom, eight-bathroom house offers incredible views of the surrounding forest, access to nearby Cle Elum Lake, and plenty of house amenities like ping pong, shuffleboard, walk-in showers, and a chef-friendly kitchen with a six-burner Wolf stove. Even better? It's within driving distance to tons of day trips, including Leavenworth, three ski resorts, and national and state parks. 

Price per night: $850 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person:$39

Terry Peak Lodge
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Terry Peak Lodge

Lead, South Dakota | Sleeps 24
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This ski-in/ski-out, 6,000-square-foot cabin is perfect for a family or group that loves to hit the slopes. When it's time to head inside and warm up, the house offers plenty to do, too, including a game room; five bedrooms that each have their own TV, deck, and bathroom; and two huge gas fireplaces. Finally, the house is within driving distance to lots of fun Black Hills destinations. 

Price per night:$772 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $32

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Sandusky Spread
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Sandusky Spread

Sandusky, Ohio | Sleeps 25
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Grab your crew for some serious fun in this waterfront house, which includes incredible entertainment amenities like an indoor basketball court, indoor movie theater with popcorn and cotton candy machines, pool table, air hockey, sauna, and lots more. Take in views of the bay from the 1,400-square-foot private rooftop deck. 

Price per night: $1,457 avg | Cost per person:$58

Modern Hill Country Lake House
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Modern Hill Country Lake House

Kingsland, Texas | Sleeps 24
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With a light-filled modern vibe and just steps from Lake LBJ, this six-bedroom, five-bath home offers plenty for a group to do. Outdoor amenities include a sandy beach, sauna, covered pergola, fire pit, boat dock with complimentary kayaks and paddle boards, and more. Inside, there are two massive HD TVs, a ping pong table, games, a chef's kitchen, and an electronic basketball game. 

Price per night: $1,039 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $43

Mesa Desert Oasis
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Mesa Desert Oasis

Mesa, Arizona | Sleeps 20
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This home's private backyard includes a pool and spa, putting green, basketball hoop, fire pit and fireplace, and more. Inside you'll find a light, bright open space with a pool table, electric fireplace, and six bedrooms and five baths. This home requires a four-night minimal rental. 

Price per night:$849 avg | Cost per person: $42

Countryside Estate
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Countryside Estate

New Milford, Connecticut | Sleeps 22
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This newly renovated eight-bedroom, seven-bath home sits on around 21 acres in the Connecticut countryside. It has a pool, large and private backyard. Inside its tastefully decorated interior, guests can enjoy a gourmet kitchen, open floor plan, and four fireplaces. 

Price per night: $875 avg (Vrbo) | Cost per person: $40

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The Marley
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The Marley

Palm Springs, California | Sleeps 22
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This rental is actually more hotel than mansion, and it's conveniently located in the heart of Palm Springs. The proprietors promise "total privacy for you and your crew," but you'll get much more than that, including a commercial pool and spa, fire pit, multiple private patios, 4K TVs, and a luxe common kitchen with high-end Viking appliances. 

Price per night: $1,638 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person:$74

The Bandon House
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The Bandon House

Bandon Oregon | Sleeps 20
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Surrounded by the lush, verdant greenery of the Pacific Northwest, this 4,750-square-foot rental has a kitchen that any amateur chef will loving cooking meals in. Other amenities include a piano, outdoor fireplace, heated concrete floors, pool table, and more. 

Price per night: $595 avg | Cost per person: $30

Oceanfront Beach Home
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Oceanfront Beach Home

Folly Beach, South Carolina | Sleeps 24
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Although the interior here is plenty comfortable looking — and large, with eight bedrooms and six baths — you don't so much come for the house here as you do the double-decker porches offering incredible ocean views. And, if you want to roam a little, you're mere steps from the beach and about half a mile from town. 

Price per night: $663 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person: $28

Gulf of Mexico Stunner
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Gulf of Mexico Stunner

Galveston, Texas| Sleeps 30
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At nearly 5,000 square feet, this Gulf Coast home has six bedrooms and five baths over four levels, so plenty of room for everyone to really spread out. Amenities include ocean views, an expansive kitchen, game room, and more. 

Price per night: $769 avg | Cost per person: $26

Loch Lomond Cedar Lodge
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Loch Lomond Cedar Lodge

Bella Vista, Arkansas | Sleeps 20
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Sometimes mansions offer lots of space and slick decor, but little personality. Not so with this one just off the shores of Loch Lomond in northwestern Arkansas near the Oklahoma and Missouri borders. Decorated in a rustic and eclectic theme, it includes an indoor playhouse, giant clawfoot tubs, bar, sauna, and hot tub. When you need to break away for some fresh air, the multi-level yard has paths leading down to the water where you can chill or take a boat out for a float. 

Price per night: $950 avg | Cost per person: $48

Maison Grace
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Maison Grace

New Orleans, Louisiana | Sleeps 20
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The outdoor pool and rooftop deck are standouts at this rental, but the real star is the home itself — a renovated former mid-century warehouse that's now full of warm industrial charm. Amenities also include an 82-inch 4K TV, open floorpan, and stunning kitchen. 

Price per night: $1,238 avg (Airbnb) | Cost per person:$62

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