18 Shipping Container Homes You Can Book on Airbnb

Upcycled shipping containers offer a sleek, new way to stay in style. Check out our favorite must-visit Airbnb container getaways around the globe.

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September 19, 2019

Modern Beach Container Home

You’ve been to the beach, but not like this. This unique home in North Carolina is a completely revamped shipping container, steps away from the beach. With modern touches and a clean design, this spot is perfect for a couple looking for a minimalist, stylish vacation.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $110/night

Cape Town Container Home

Complete with modern interior finishes, a private outdoor shower, a covered patio with a built-in grill, a Victorian claw-foot bathtub and gorgeous views of the mountains, you’d be crazy to pass up this South African home. This converted container is not only beautiful but also offers ample space for you and three other guests.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $85/night

Denver Container Home

This humongous home in Denver, Colo., comfortably fits 10 guests, so bring your family or friends and space out. Take up as much of the 3,000 square feet as you can and enjoy the grand kitchen, screen projector and private balcony. Explore downtown nearby, where you’ll never run out of things to do.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $500/night

Eco-Friendly Container Home

Enjoy Atlanta for under $100 a night at this green urban retreat. Sleep easy on fragrance-free sheets knowing that the home is crafted with a high percentage of reclaimed and organic materials. Located in the historic neighborhood of Kirkwood, the home is not far from downtown, but far enough to allow you to avoid the hustle and bustle. While this spot is perfect for a couple, you can also invite two more friends to stay in the adjacent twin container.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $69/night

Romantic Spanish Container Home

Escape to Palma, Spain with your significant other for a romantic getaway at the “house full of light.” Located in a quiet, tourist-free area, this home grants you plenty of privacy but isn’t far from the old town, bus station and airport. The spot’s unique design is innovative and exciting with bright colors, floor-to-ceiling windows, a pivoting round window in the bedroom and private terrace, complete with a mosaic swimming pool.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $122/night

Sleek NYC Container Home

Enjoy a yard, rooftop access and a stylish living space for four guests in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Train stations, restaurants, bars and art galleries are all within a short walking distance, and there are three grocery stores on the block. Pets are welcome with a small nightly fee, and the hosts will happily provide a crib if needed.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $149/night

Glamp-Style Container Home

Go “off the grid” without giving up essentials at the Stewart Settlement in Pleasant Hope, Mo. You and three friends can bunk it in this industrial container with southern interior flair but still enjoy the fun parts of camping. Cook outdoors, meet other guests, unwind and see the stars, free from city-light pollution.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $79/night

New Zealand Container Home

Crafted from three stacked shipping containers, this home in Wellington, New Zealand fits eight guests and includes a hydrotherapy spa, a private movie room, a full kitchen and spiral staircase.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $168/night

Cabin Container Home

Escape to the Kentucky countryside for under $100 a night in this modern cabin mix. This shipping container cabin combines woodwork and industrial interior design for an exciting, new look. Stay in and get cozy or explore the backyard woods. Either way, this shipping container spot is sure to impress and excite.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $69/night

Pet-Friendly Container Home

This guest suite in a converted shipping container comfortably fits four guests and is complete with a private garden patio. The unit is also pet-friendly so bring your favorite four-legged friend along. Although it’s not far from downtown, the suite is located in a cozy, quiet neighborhood.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $138/night

Uganda Container Home

Repurposed from an American medical shipping container, this home is rich in culture and style. Nestled in a countryside village, this home is complete with rocking chairs on a wide porch, a huge, spa-like bathroom and thoughtful amenities, like coffee and an essential oils diffuser.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $24/night

Mountain Container Home

Enjoy a secluded spot and panoramic views of the Crazy Mountains and the Shields River at this home, crafted from two shipping containers. Complete privacy is assured but the home is not far from Yellowstone National Park, the Bridger Mountains and the city of Bozeman.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $100/night

Texas Container Home

Get cozy in this converted container home in Waco, Texas. You and a guest can cuddle up close and see the stars from atop the rooftop deck. Not everything at this location is tiny, though. Enjoy a full-sized bathroom and ample outdoor space.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $84/night

Yarra Valley Container Home

Bring the family or a group along to this luxury home in the Yarra Valley in Australia. Crafted from eight shipping containers, this home comfortably fits 10 guests. Enjoy the quiet environment, go bird watching and experience the Australian countryside in style.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $404/night

Cottage-Style Container Home

Tucked in the hills of Oregon City, Ore., this shipping container home has a wrap-around deck that overlooks Beaver Lake and spacious greenery. Past guests have noted that the spot is clean, comfortable and quiet.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $57/night

Mexican "Glamtainer" Home

Stay steps away from the beach in this glammed-up, jungle-themed container in Tulum, Mexico. The spot includes an outdoor living area with hammocks and a huge stone restroom. Invite friends to stay in the adjacent container.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $59/night

Brazilian Container Home

See São Paulo, Brazil, in a studio tucked in the city. This home is a perfect getaway for two and includes a full, detached bathroom and an open area with a full view of the cityscape.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $25/night

Tiny California Container Resort

Get social at this tiny home “resort” in Culver City, Calif. While your bedroom and bathroom are private, the hot tub, roof deck and firepit theater are open to all guests. Plus, this spot is pet-friendly and offers coffee and breakfast every morning. So, bring a friend or your dog (or both!) and get ready to make some memories.

BOOK NOW: Airbnb, Starting at $109/night