Airbnb Put in Bay has quickly become a popular way to stay on South Bass Island.  Users like the ease of use, an enormous amount of listings and the crowd sourced accountability.  However, guests should be sure to always check with the Put-In-Bay Hotels and Home Rentals DIRECT, as this is often the best deal.  Let’s take a look at some of the alternative ways to make reservations to this favorite vacation spot.

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Airbnb Put in Bay

So, what is Airbnb?  Simply put, this service connects people to people for lodging stays and experiences.  Essentially, it is a marketplace where peers can offer up lodging to travelers.  This includes a shared room, event space, entire condo and more.  The company itself does not own the real estate being rented.  Rather, they make their earnings by being the intermediary for these transactions.  They charge commissions for each of the booking the Airbnb hosts make.  Simply put, Airbnb is analogous to Uber, the popular ride-share service.

The hosts utilize the platform to monetize their own homes, vacation rentals and other spaces.  Also, the company has in recent times added experiences to the offerings.  So, guests can arrange for lodging and also book great Things to Do in many markets.  Users have grown to love Airbnb, because of the ease of use.  Also, users are vetted and rated with ease stay and transaction.  Furthermore, users must submit Government issued ID when setting up their account.  These safeguards and community policing help to ensure the users and hosts can exist in relative harmony.

With all of the benefits listed, many homeowners on Put in Bay have utilized Airbnb Put in Bay.  There aren’t many other platforms that have the same reach and effectiveness.  However, for guests this does not necessarily mean that it is the best way to Make Reservations.  As mentioned, Booking Direct with a Put-in-Bay Vacation Rental or Put-in-Bay Hotel ensures the best rates.  Also, it gives Guests a direct line of communication with the Lodging Provider.  Therefore, any changes that need to be made are done seamlessly.  Lastly, consider the “cleaning fees” and other surcharges on an Airbnb Put in Bay Rental in comparison to Booking Direct.  Don’t spend more than you have to!

Other Ways to Book a Stay

Below is a list of some of the alternative ways to Make a Put-in-Bay Reservation.  Please be advised that each has its own fee schedules and methods of booking.  We would highly encourage our Guests to Contact the Lodging Providers directly for access to the best rates.  Also, many of the best Put-in-Bay Hospitality leaders offer great specials throughout the season.  These are almost never offered nor honored on these OTA’s.  Book Direct!

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The Key is: Just Get Here!


Regardless of your choice of how to Book a Stay at Put-in-Bay, we welcome you with open arms.  While we always encourage booking direct, many of our guests prefer to utilize another method.  Go for it!  We are just happy that you have chosen to put an island in your life and given us the opportunity to be your host.  So, go out and make your plans, we will be here on the island waiting for your arrival!

You have two different ferries you can take to South Bass Island and they are the Miller Ferry and the Jet Express. The Miller Ferry comes from Catawba island point and the Jet Express has docks in both Port Clinton and Sandusky. As of now, no docks are available from Cleveland or Toledo. Come stay at the best party island in the United States! Book an Awesome vacation home!

Things to do

  • Perry’s Cave and Family Fun Center
  • Golf Cart Rentals
  • Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial

Types of PIB lodging

There’s a lot of different places to stay on the bay from victorian style rental homes, private rooms/hotel rooms, luxury condos and many more. Whether you came to the island hoping for a relaxing family vacation or getaway , for a wild bachelor party or bachelorette party, of for full time business,  you can find the perfect place to vibe for your island vacation. Whether its lakeside, lakefront, or downtown Put-in-Bay there’s a perfect place to stay!

Other vacation rentals

-Bird’s nest Resort
-Put-in-Bay Poolview Condos
-Put-in-Bay Waterfront Condos
-The Island Club Rentals


As of May 4th, 2020 the island is subject to the stay at home order placed by Gov. DeWine due to Covid-19. Travel onto the island is limited to essential persons ONLY. We will continue to update you as more information comes!