Vacation Rental Furnishing

Awning has created the best vacation rental design and furnishing service on the market. We handle everything from analyzing the competition, to design and setup.

Work with Awning

Working with Awning to furnish your vacation rental has no additional cost when compared to other options and includes these benefits:

7 years

time our Head of Design worked at Airbnb


higher revenue from well designed Airbnbs


vacation rentals designed and furnished

Competitive analysis

We analyze nearby vacation rentals to come up with a strategy that will make the most of your furniture investment.
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Guest-proof furniture

We ensure that homes furnished with Awning are built to endure vacation rental use.

Vacation amenities

Beyond furniture, through this partnership we can stock your home with all of the amenities needed to take your home from empty to star Airbnb, like kitchenware, board games, pool toys, and more.


We’re able to install and setup electronics for your vacation rentals, from smart locks to apple TVs to routers with internet.
Terry’s story
Terry purchased an investment property with Awning and used Awning Furnishing to get it ready for guests. This 2,033 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Airbnb now outperforms 99% of nearby Airbnb's and is occupied 94% of the year!
$27,000 (including $10,000 for delivery and assembly)
$6,200 /month
$8,200 /month

How it works

Get to know us

Get to know us

We’ll learn more about your property, needs, budget, and goals. We’ll use this information to come up with a strategy for furnishing the property to perform best as an Airbnb and figure out what amenities you’d like to offer guests.
Start designing

Start designing

Beyond furniture, through this partnership we can stock your home with all of the amenities needed to take your home from empty to star Airbnb, like kitchenware, board games, pool toys, and more.
White glove delivery

White glove delivery

We ensure the furniture and amenities are delivered and assembled so that your home is setup to start running as a vacation rental. Sourcing, shipping, delivery, assembly, and clean up are all taken care of.
Start booking

Start booking

Furnishing usually takes end-to-end about 4 weeks. After that, you can start booking stays in your vacation rental and start earning income as a host. You can work with Awning’s Vacation Rental Property Management team to setup and manage the listing for you.

Everything you need including furniture, accessories, design, delivery, setup, and clean-up.

Quick Delivery

Quick Delivery

Your furniture generally arrives in 2-3 weeks.
One-day setup

One-day setup

Our setup team will setup the entire space in one go, once all of the furniture has arrived.
Move-in ready

Move-in ready

We offer move-in kits with all the kitchen essentials and necessary linens and towels to make a home move-in ready.
Host ready

Host ready

We can install smart locks, TVs, internet and routers, as well as games, coffee makers, grills, and other amenities so that you can start taking bookings.


We help set a budget to get the best return from your furniture investment. Furnishing a short term rental costs anywhere between $15,000 to $45,000 depending on the size, level of finish, and amenities you provide. We also can help with partial furnishing, for prices typically between $5,000 and $15,000.

Design your home today

Schedule a call to learn more about Awning’s Short Term Rental Property Management Service.


What is short-term rental furnishing and design?

Short-term rental furnishing and design involve creating an appealing, comfortable, and functional living space for guests staying temporarily in your rental property. The goal is to provide a welcoming atmosphere that meets the needs and expectations of your target guest demographic. Furnishing a short-term rental typically includes providing essential furniture, such as beds, seating, and dining arrangements, as well as amenities like linens, towels, kitchenware, and appliances. Design elements, such as color schemes, lighting, and décor, should be cohesive and visually appealing, enhancing the overall guest experience. A well-furnished and designed short-term rental can increase guest satisfaction, attract more bookings, and ultimately contribute to the success of your rental investment.

How does professional vacation rental furnishing and design work?

Professional vacation rental furnishing and design involves hiring an experienced interior designer or design firm specializing in vacation rentals to create an attractive, comfortable, and functional living space for your guests. These professionals assess the unique features of your property, target guest demographics, and local market trends to develop a tailored design plan. They select appropriate furniture, décor, and amenities that not only meet guests' needs but also create a memorable and enjoyable stay. By working closely with the property owner, professional designers ensure that the final design aligns with the owner's vision, budget, and rental goals. A well-executed professional design can elevate the guest experience, leading to positive reviews, increased bookings, and ultimately, higher rental income.

What are the benefits of getting professional design and furnishing for an Airbnb investment?

Getting professional design and furnishing for an Airbnb investment can offer several benefits, including creating an attractive and memorable guest experience, improving online listing appeal and ranking, increasing occupancy rates, and generating higher rental income. Professional designers can help maximize the use of space, choose suitable furniture and decor, and create a cohesive and visually appealing design. This can lead to positive reviews, repeat guests, and referrals, ultimately resulting in higher occupancy rates and rental income. Additionally, professional design can help differentiate your property from competitors, increasing its appeal and visibility on the Airbnb platform, potentially leading to more bookings and higher rates.

Does the owner have input in the Airbnb furnishing process?

Yes, the owner typically has input in the Airbnb furnishing process when working with a professional designer or furnishing service. The owner's preferences and rental goals should inform the design and furnishing choices, ensuring that the final product aligns with their vision and investment objectives. Professional designers may provide recommendations and expertise on design elements, but ultimately, the owner makes the final decisions on furnishings, décor, and amenities. Effective communication between the owner and designer throughout the process is crucial to ensure that the end product meets the owner's expectations and rental goals.

How much does short-term rental furnishing cost?

The cost of short-term rental furnishing can vary significantly based on several factors, such as the property size, amenities, location, and desired level of quality. The following are some general estimates for furnishing a short-term rental property:

  • Square footage: Furnishing costs typically range from $4,000 to $8,000 for a 1-bedroom unit, $7,000 to $12,000 for a 2-bedroom unit, and $12,000 to $20,000 for a 3-bedroom unit.
  • Amenities: Furnishing costs can increase with additional amenities such as a pool, hot tub, or high-end appliances.
  • Quality: Higher quality furnishings and décor will generally cost more than standard or basic options.

It's important to note that these estimates are general, and costs can vary widely based on individual preferences and location. Working with a professional designer or furnishing service can help provide a more accurate estimate based on specific property details and investment goals.

What amenities add the most value to an Airbnb?

Several amenities can add value to an Airbnb and enhance the guest experience, potentially leading to positive reviews and increased bookings. The following are some of the most valuable amenities for an Airbnb:

  • High-speed internet and Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Comfortable bedding, pillows, and linens
  • A fully equipped kitchen with modern appliances and cooking essentials
  • A dedicated workspace or desk area for business travelers
  • Essential toiletries and bathroom supplies
  • A comfortable seating area, such as a couch or armchair
  • Smart home features, such as voice-activated lighting or temperature control
  • A patio or outdoor space with seating and a grill

Providing these amenities can create a memorable and enjoyable stay for guests, potentially leading to positive reviews, repeat guests, and ultimately, higher rental income.

How quickly can an Airbnb property get professionally furnished?

The process of professionally furnishing an Airbnb property typically takes 6-8 weeks, depending on several factors such as the size of the property, the level of customization required, and the availability of the chosen furnishings. After an initial consultation to discuss design preferences and rental goals, the designer will create a design plan and source the required furniture, decor, and amenities. Depending on availability, some items may take longer to arrive, such as custom-made pieces or imported items. Once all items have arrived, assembly and installation typically take place in the final week of the process. It's important to plan accordingly and work with a professional designer who can provide a clear timeline and ensure the project is completed within the desired timeframe.