The 12 Best Airbnbs In Genova, Italy

January 20, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Genova, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Genova and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Vintage Style Apartment Overlooking The Duomo

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

Sip your morning tea while looking out to the magnificent St. Lawrence Cathedral. Embellished with gold decorative elements, complemented with a thoughtful combination of colours, this classy apartment is perfect for a girl's trip of four. This apartment is a strategic walk away from the charm of the ancient port, the exciting Aquarium, and the entire historic center of Genova, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“What about a breakfast overlooking the majestic Cathedral of San Lorenzo? This apartment with a vintage atmosphere, warmed by wooden furniture and touches of color, is located in a period building with a privileged view.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Kitchen | Oven | Breakfast | Refrigerator | Stove | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“We loved this apartment. So close to all the attractions. Anyone would be lucky to stay in this apartment.” – Lennae
“It was a very old building that was updated very nicely and had everything we needed. It was clean and tidy. The host was nice and easy to get a hold of.” – Austin
“Highly recommended! Excellent location. Everything is within walking distance, be it cathedrals, historical sites, restaurants, or shops.” – Ashley
“Nice find in the center of Genoa. Not a quiet neighborhood, but lively and bursting with character” – Matthew
“Great location. Very roomy. The communication was fantastic.” – John

#2 Casa Mel

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Wake up to sweeping views of the ocean and a front-row seat to Genova's daily life from this two-bedroom apartment, set in an idyllic village. On nights in, sip wine by the window sill while you count the stars over a moonlit ocean. During the day, fix a hearty breakfast in the clean and well-equipped kitchen before heading out to taste the sun, sea, and salty breeze.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Genoa, wonderful apartment in the amazing Boccadasse village. It's an open space that works as living room and kitchen, lovely bedroom with kingsize bed , another little bedroom and bathroom with shower. The five windows offer a stunning view on the beach and sea.”

Amenities

Iron | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Heating | Air conditioning | Ethernet connection | Wifi | Hot water | Free street parking | Paid parking on premises | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“A beautiful condo perched in the middle of all the action in Boccadasse. The views are phenomenal, the location is incredible, and the decor is so cute. Definitely recommend this condo!!” – Keli
“Wonderful location! Everything was amazing the minute we stepped foot in this apartment. Clean, fresh and lovely. Wonderful apartment!!” – Dawn
“Luisella’s place is great, steps away from your own private beach. The place is located just outside the city in a small locals-only town. Plenty of places to eat and only about 15min from the city Centre” – Nick
“The apartment is perfect spot, right on the water. Near two bus stops that can easily take you where you want to go. Updated and modernized with all the right touches.” – Melville
“Excellent place and location! Luisella and Antonia were great hosts. The place was clean and had great views of the ocean.” – Sowmya

#3 A Beautiful House In Genoa

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

Located in one of the most beautiful and ancient buildings of the Foce district, this home comes with a balcony overlooking the streets and the sea. It consists of a spacious fully equipped kitchen, a large living room with an armchair bed, a double bedroom, a bedroom with a bunk bed and a cot with sides and a bathroom, perfect for a family of 5 with little children.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our flat is in the city center, two steps from the sea and from the main sightseeing of our city, easily accessible by foot and by public transport. Not far from Brignole Station, it is a great starting point for both a wonderful holiday and also a business trip. It also has free parking on the public road around the apartment. Our apartment is regularly registered with the Liguria Region”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Air conditioning | Wifi | Washer | Heating | TV | Essentials | Iron | Cable TV | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Baby monitor

Guest Reviews

“Very big apartment with plenty of amenities. Clean and nice.” – Talida
“Better than expected! The apartment was immaculately clean . Eleonora is a wonderful host and communication was always quick and helpful .” – Emily
“This was a super clean home with modern conveniences. Eleanor’s is very quick to respond, should you need her, and we loved the location!” – Elaine
“The “Most Beautiful House” was amazing and spacious. Eleonara was a great host. We highly recommend this place!” – Russ
“Very spacious place with lots of natural lighting. Close enough to lots of special sight seeing. Lots of cafes and grocery stores near by, as well as a bus stop going to the center right outside.” – Zennia

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#4 Family Apartments San Lorenzo

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

For a family of 6, this apartment in the San Lorenzo neighbourhood is a strategic, intimate, and elegant starting point for discovering Genova and its surroundings. It's even more ideal if you are travelling with children. Apart from two bedrooms, this listing also comes with a play corner and a foosball table. The interior decoration is one of elegance, classic styles, and comfort.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Elegant and refined apartment in a historic building in the heart of Genoa, in the beautiful and lively Via San Lorenzo, 20 meters away. from the Cathedral, it will be the perfect setting for your magical holiday in Genoa. Just renovated, it features a large and bright 32 sqm living room with high vaulted ceilings, equipped with every comfort including 55 ” TV with Netflix and where you can relax and share the exciting experiences of the day in joy.”

Amenities

Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Iron | Air conditioning | Essentials | Wifi | TV | Heating | Elevator | Microwave | Oven

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful apartment, excellent location, manuela is kind and helpful ..” – Lahoucine
“Wonderful location, exceptional cleanliness in a fabulous apartment. We couldn't get any better. We stayed with 4 children and everything was fantastic, from the welcome to the departure. ” – Fabio
“Manuela's house is in a perfect location for those traveling with the family. I stayed two nights in the house with my daughters. The aquarium is a 5-minute walk away. ” – Melina

#5 Casa Einstein At The Aquarium

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Perfect for travellers who love historical listings, this charming duplex is located on the main floor of a heritage building with an elevator. It's perfectly restored with original frescoes, a marble fireplace, and antique furniture. Sip a Negroni in the large living room, leave your worries as you rest your head on the luxurious bedroom, or take a warm bath in the full bathroom with hydro jets.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sophisticated frescoed apartment with fireplace in an ancient palace where Einstein sojourned. Box available on request. One step from the Aquarium, the Cathedral and Palazzo Ducale. Sailboat with skipper on request.”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Wifi | Essentials | Hot water | Air conditioning | Indoor fireplace | Dryer | Iron | Cable TV | Washer | Heating | TV

Guest Reviews

“Carlo's place is the perfect spot to stay if you want to explore Genoa. Right in the center of the historic district, this tasteful, comfortable, AIR-CONDITIONED (so delightful in the summer! ), apartment is a peaceful oasis.” – Marguerite
“The apartments have a very authentic vibe – paintings on the walls, books from the 19th century. It felt like living in a museum, but still, it had everything you may need. The location is close to everything. The host was friendly”- Dmitry
“This is a historically interesting apartment since Einstein stayed there. The amenities were complete and practical, space was beautiful”- Gino
“This is a very well located, nicely appointed and overall gorgeous apartment. Our host, Carlo, was extremely punctual. He has many recommendations for dinner and other points of interest.” – Ross
“The place was amazing!!! Perfect location, everything you need to see at walking distance…… will definitely stay again at the Casa di Einstein.” – Alma

#6 The Artist's House

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

At the corner between Vico Superiore del Ferro and Vico Speranza, the sumptuous canopy of the eighteenth-century aedicule of the Madonna del Carmine stands out. And by staying in this 2-bedroom apartment, you're right in the center of all the cultural action. The marble tiles with their square detailing set the tone of classic simplicity in this apartment, furnished with an orange sofa-bed, white with blue-tiled kitchen, and full bath.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in the heart of the historic center of Genoa “The artist's house” is 170 m from via Garibaldi, 700 m from the Genoa aquarium and 500 m from piazza De Ferrari and the prestigious Carlo Felice theater. Equipped with wi-fi connection, wall safe, large living room with 4 seater sofa and LED TV, fully equipped kitchen and independent freezer.”

Amenities

TV | Heating | Essentials | Hot water | Iron | Wifi | Paid parking off premises | Kitchen | Oven | Breakfast | Refrigerator | Stove

Guest Reviews

“This place was nicely comfortable and full of unique artwork. The location was great for access to shops and the waterfront.” – Beverly
“A beautiful place in a cool part of town with a really nice host. Doesn’t get much better than that. Highly recommend” – Lucas
“Amazing stay at this place. Spacious and above all clean and well furnished. Had all the right essentials to make this a comfortable stay”- Alexandra
“Silvia’s place is the best .. in the heart of the old town , walking distance to the historic places !! Silvia is an amazing host ..” – Freddy
“We loved staying at Silvia's place. She allowed us to check in early, and gave us many recommendations on restaurants and activities. Her place is located in the center of the city, so everything is within walking distance.” – Gabriel

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#7 Il Castello: Sunny Apartment In Front Of The Sea

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Once a castle, now containing an Airbnb, this apartment has easy access to the sea. It comes with a beautiful, sunny terrace perfect for travellers visiting Genova in the summer. Inside, the parquet floors add coolness on hot days and warmth when it gets chilly. Apart from the usual amenities, this apartment also comes with Wi-Fi, an air conditioner, a washing machine, a dishwasher, and a hairdryer.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Historical building in the center of Bogliasco take sun from sunrise to sunshine. Fully furnished and equipped, it has 2 bedroom ( 1 with new comfortable sofa bed), 2 bathroom, living, kitchen and a big terrace in front of the sea. The spaceThe apartment is located in an historic building (once it was a castle ), in a unique position.”

Amenities

Hot water | Iron | Heating | Washer | Air conditioning | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Wifi | Free street parking | Paid parking on premises | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“It is a fantastic place to stay, right on the ocean and quiet, but still close to small town and train station. A great place for the sea shore and quiet vacation.” – Dessin
“It was an awesome view! The hosts were very fast at responding and very nice would defiantly go back!” – Brett
“It is a fantastic place to stay, right on the ocean and quiet, but still close to small town and train station. A great place for the sea shore and quiet vacation.” – Denis
“The location is stunning, the flat clean and well furnished, the welcome from Irene, the co-host warm. Bogliasco has everything one needs for a relaxing stay but also has easy rail access to other places along the coast..” – David
“This apartment is fantastic. It is somehow more beautiful than the photos and is a 5 minute walk from the Bogliasco train station giving you easy access to the whole coast.” – Brennen

#8 Nervi House

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

With private access to the Promenade Anita Garibaldi, your holiday is guaranteed full of amazing Genova sunsets and views. Just a few meters ahead and you'll also get to explore Nervi Park. This home has a bright, cheerful, and colourful feel throughout, and equipped with everything you'd need from sheets, towels, pillows, dishes, glasses, cutlery, cups, pans, an equipped kitchen, TV, and a washing machine.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Lovely apartment overlooking the sea situated in Nervi, a charming village of the Levante Genovese. Excellent base for visiting the beautiful Cinque Terre and Genoa.”

Amenities

Hot water | TV | Washer | Essentials | Cable TV | Iron | Heating | Laptop-friendly workspace | Wifi | Free parking on premises | Elevator | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“It‘s a nice appartement with a great view on the ocean. It‘s almost like being on a boat… Everything worked verry well and Luca&Margherita are great hosts.” – Stefan
“We are unbelievably glad we came to this Airbnb. It was so restful and peaceful for our little family. We didn’t want to be in the city and this was the perfect distance to Genova.” – Hailley Jo
“Luca and Margherita's place was nice and spacious with fantastic views over the water. The apartment is really well situated on the Anita Garibaldi promenade. Our hosts were very responsive.” – Ines
“Luca & Margherita have a beautiful spacious condo that overlooks the sea. We cooked quite a few meals during a Friday-Wednesday stay. More places are open near the harbor and up the street from the Nervi train station.” – Liz
“fantastic ocean view. Nice walking path with food and drink along ocean. Great base from which to explore the area.” – Karl

#9 Design Heritage Studio Next To Strada Nuova

3 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night, airbnb.com

A sense of purity, calmness, and tranquillity are the immediate feelings you get when you step into this studio apartment. A perfect fit for the solo traveller, you have an elevated sleeping space with queen size bed, a laptop workstation, a kitchenette plus a shower. The studio's convenient location makes it an excellent point to explore Genova by foot.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sanitized!!! In the ex-convent on the old city cathedral, completely renovated studio with private access. Modern comforts in a characteristic antique setting. Original arched ceilings.”

Amenities

Ethernet connection | Essentials | Hot water | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Air conditioning | Wifi | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Refrigerator | Microwave

Guest Reviews

“Germana absolutely excels at running an Airbnb! The apartment was exactly as described with super accurate pictures. Superb communication.” – Brock
“Germanas place is and excellent place within the city. Everything is close by, the train station easily takes you to the place down one road walking. Be prepared to walk in these type of cities.” – Sal
“We LOVED our stay in Germana’s place. She’s one of the best hosts I’ve ever had, and everything was within walking distance from the apartment. ” – Delaney
“My stay in Genova was made by Germana, make me feel welcome in her home. Space itself is very modern, comfortable, clean, and located in a great section of the city.” – Joe
“Perfect location right in the center of Genoa and almost next-door to the famous Palazzos on Via Garibaldi. The apartment has everything you need for a city break in Genoa and is a nice quiet retreat.” – Jason

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#10 Delightful Cottage, Heart Of Town

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

A small gate opens onto a sunny private garden with a patio and lawn. From the garden, you enter into the living room, with a sofa for two, a dining table for four, and a fully equipped open-plan kitchen. Located steps away from the Aquarium, this home is ideal for travellers looking for a listing with more outdoor space.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A silent haven nested in a sunny unexpected garden right in the heart of historical “Carmine” neighborhood, steps away from the Acquarium, the shopping pedestrian area, stylish Via Garibaldi. Just totally refurbished, like brand new.”

Amenities

TV | Heating | Cable TV | Essentials | Hot water | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Air conditioning | High chair

Guest Reviews

“Almina’s house is wonderful and she’s a great host. It’s right in the heart of the old town and few minutes walk to everything.” – Mehran
“Very near to the old Town. It is very quiet and allows you to escape the tourists when you want Comfortable bed, cosy apartment in it's own garden. Good hot water supply and shower.” – Jan
“A fantastic flat in a great, central neighborhood. We ate outside in the garden all the time. The interior was compact but laid out very well and was super functional.” – Andrew
“This was a great place to stay. Large space that was very cozy and the garden was a great space to relax in. Almina was a very helpful host and we loved staying here.” – Riley
“The neighborhood was very charming and within a 15 minute walk to the harbor area or the train station. We especially liked the little bakery in the piazza near the apartment.” – Emily

#11 Bright Attic With Panoramic Terrace

5 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

With three beds, this studio can accommodate up to 5 travellers, ideal for those looking to save on accommodation yet have a comfortable stay. Original timber trusses fill the ceiling, adding warmth. it's filled with the right amenities such as a kitchenette, a little dining area, and a sofa. What you will love is the rooftop terrace for drinks or meals while enjoying the panoramic views of Genova.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in the heart of the historic center, a stone's throw from the central De Ferrari square, on the top floor of an ancient Genoese building, the attic, recently renovated, was built with the mainmast of a sailing ship. With its terrace it offers a breathtaking view over the typical slate roofs, the towers and the bell towers of the old city. Like most of the old Genoese houses, the building does not have a lift but very characteristic slate and marble stairs.”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Air conditioning | Wifi | Washer | Heating | Essentials | Room-darkening shades | Paid parking off premises | Free street parking | Baking sheet | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“Absolutely my place to stay next time I ‘m in Genova! What a magical place. Of course you’ Have to walk a few stairs up to arrive to Heaven!” – Aïda
“Sabar and Francesca’s apartment is in the perfect location if this is your first time in Genova. The apartment has a welcoming atmosphere the minute you walk in and our favorite part was the rooftop terrace overlooking the city.” – Margarita
“Beautiful apartment with amazing rooftop patio. There were a lot of stairs to get to the apartment, but it was worth it and we would absolutely stay again!” – Lindsey
“Wonderful apartment in a great location. The rooftop was amazing to watch the sunset on, and everything was very clean and comfortable!” – Zivi
“What a good surprise! I had a wonderful stay here. As the first guest in this apartment I was not expecting such a wonderful place.” – Pascale

#12 La Bottega Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Simple and serene, this apartment is furnished with beautiful antique pieces, like the original shop signs, old historic documents as well as original utensils that belonged to the house or were found in the area. You can feel the celebration of a history that this Airbnb was once- a village grocer from the mid-1800. Perfect for two outdoorish travellers, this listing is located on the top of Sori's valley, surrounded by olive groves, 20 minutes from the center of Genova.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“La Bottega is located on the first floor of a newly rennovated 17th-century building and used to be the village's only and last general store. Leva is a small rural ‘borgo' above Sori town; the flat has a beautiful big terrace with stunning views of the valley below and the sea in the distance. A short walk (100m) from the car park, rich with history and spectacular views ‘La Bottega' is the perfect place to discover the region's countryside and coast (7km to the sea) and all its traditions. “

Amenities

Heating | Essentials | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Children’s books and toys | Free parking on premises | Free street parking | Kitchen | Oven | Refrigerator | Stove

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful location! Loved the history of the building and walking around the town of Sori.” – Dheeraj
“This lovely home is newly renovated, clean and dripping with charm! Nestled amongst neighboring homes in this tiny mountain village. We enjoyed an evening walk to a nearby town for a delicious dinner at Nestin.” – Jill
“Lovely place, cozy apartment and very special reception! We really enjoyed spending time in Elisabetta's place. Everything was impeccable!” – David
“Elisabetta's cottage is peaceful, quaint and perfect for disconnecting and enjoying the sounds of nature. The drive to it is scenic and the views from the terrace are breathtaking. ” – Mo
“This space.. how can you even have the right words for it? The view, the setting amidst the mountains.” – Laura

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