The 12 Best Airbnbs In Italy

March 1, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Italy, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Italy and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Exclusive residence with Etna and sea views

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re visiting Sicilia with your family, you should absolutely consider booking yourselves in this wonderful home. Neatly nestled on the slopes of Mount Edna, it offers some amazing views to go with the classical terracotta-tiled floors, the characteristically Italian kitchen and the big bedrooms. Your family will thank you for the best vacation ever.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Explore a seductive residence made of sophisticated materials to offer the taste and harmony of an elegant and exclusive stay. Sea and Etna views, the Mediterranean garden with fruit trees and terraces will fascinate you. Zaira’s house is located near Etna, away from noise and other distractions, yet within driving distance of Taormina, Catania, and Siracusa. It is an ideal place to rest and relax.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Heating

Guest Reviews

“Zaira’s house is located near Etna, away from noise and other distractions, yet within driving distance of Taormina, Catania, and Siracusa. It is an ideal place to rest and relax.” – Alessandro
“It was a great location however it was advertised as an entire house but there was another upstairs area which the host booked separately. These people were very noisy at night. The views advertised over the ocean were from the upstairs apartment.” – Verity
“Zaira is a great host, was a real pleasure staying in her lovely house” – Mark
“Very beautiful house and garden, even better than in pictures. Amazing Ethna greeting you every morning. Perfectly clean and neat.” – Антон
“Ideal home to stay cool, away from the chaos of seaside accommodations. Very well-kept and well-kept house with a magnificent garden and an incomparable view of Mount Etna. The sea view is also excellent.” – Andrea

#2 Refined apartment in former summer residence of the noble Amari family

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Experience the air of the Renaissance period in this classically-furnished abode also located in the largest island in the Mediterranean. Three bedrooms, a full kitchen and a nice elegant décor with some rustic touches will welcome you and a group of senior friends to one of the cradles of universal culture. You’ll love the terrace with Insta-worthy old city views.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Reattach the threads of memory and listen to the stories of men who lived in distant times in this apartment where every piece of furniture, accessory and environment has something to tell: wagon wheels, ancient stoves, fireplaces and porcelain. This is great place, incredibly spacious with a very functional kitchen and a comfortable bed. Lots of fun to watch the town below. There is a lovely patio as well.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“This is great place, incredibly spacious with a very functional kitchen and a comfortable bed. Lots of fun to watch the town below. There is a lovely patio as well.” – John
“What a wonderful unspoiled old world town! This apartment was so well appointed and stocked with anything one might need. Olga was so helpful and kind.” – Karen
“If you are needing a place to stay in Caltanissetta, this is your place. It is beautiful, historic, perfectly located and peaceful. The host is thoughtful and sweet.” – Gaylon
“The palazzo is beautiful, great location, we had a wonderful stay, it’s exactly as described, we enjoyed the terrace very much, it’s very clean, there is everything you need and more, the host was wonderful and prompt, it was perfect, I would definitely recommend this place” – Marie
“This place is so beautiful. It’s in a perfect central location with many shops, bars and restaurants nearby. The decor of the apartment is just stunning.” – Zach

#3 Typical Salentine 1600 House With Patio And Jacuzzi

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $300 per night, airbnb.com

A piece of heaven on Earth for a couple of history buffs on their honeymoon, this 17th century abode will steal your heart. Visit the Basilica di San Martino, explore every nook and cranny of the culturally-rich Martina Franca and come home to treat your spouse to a romantic home-cooked dinner like no other. It’ll definitely be a check in both your bucket lists.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Unplug by resting in this 17th century mansion, rich in handcrafted and period details such as the well overlooking the patio. Forget all worries by sipping wine as you relax in the private swimming pool, with water at 37 degrees in winter and 32 degrees in summer, protected by ancient vaults.”

Amenities

Pool | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Heating

Guest Reviews

“This was the nicest AirBnB I’ve ever stayed in. Every detail was emasculate and the host is so genuine and kind. The location is amazing as well.” – Megan
“This was the most incredible Airbnb I have ever stayed in” – Payam
“Giampaolo is a very gracious host, only what you would find in Italy. His home is well-appointed with quality furnishings, wonderful style and all the complimentary extras…” – Elisa & Steve
“Impeccably furnished apartment in a great location, the perfect base to explore Puglia —Giampaolo and family had everything covered and were incredibly helpful throughout our stay.” – Matt
“Amazing historical apartment full of character. Every detail was thought through and we had everything we needed. Very comfortable and the jacuzzi was great.” – Carlo
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#4 Trotula Charming House – Historic House with a Contemporary Design and Sea View

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

Book this adorable Italian home for 6 on your next trip to Salerno and find out why every single guest that has stayed here has given this Airbnb a 5-star rating. The place offers a unique combination of high-quality furnishings and amenities like a full kitchen, plush bedding and great views. It’ll make you fall in love with Italy all over again.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Trotula Charming House is an apartment of historical and artistic value, renovated and restored in order to protect and enhance the original environments. It is located in an ancient convent of the order of the Olivetan Benedictine monks converted into a noble residence at the end of the 1600s, in the historic center of Salerno between the ancient Cathedral and the Minerva Garden.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades | Heating

Guest Reviews

“We absolutely loved the apartment! It was so unique and the restoration and design was done perfectly. Alessandro helped me for a month before to plan our 4 days in the Amalfi Coast and everything was just right.” – Robin
“Beautifully restored, tastefully eclectic modern/antique apartment in great location. Bright and airy with unobstructed views of the city and bay from the numerous windows. Gives the best impression of Salerno living.” – Robin
“Super stylish place remodeled in an old world charm with an edge. Very cool. Great few, great local for restaurants and shops but a trek from the train and very stations.” – April
“Giulio’s place was absolutely amazing! The decor was stunning. The amenities provided were outstanding.” – Melanie
“We enjoyed a wonderful few days at Giulio’s place. We were received warmly by a friend of his who ensured to cover all details and gave numerous recommendations for restaurants and sight seeing.” – Erica

#5 Il Nascondiglio del Prete – Three panoramic terraces overlooking the eternal city

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

A colourful and charming abode that will make you feel at home the moment you walk inside. With space to sleep 4 guests, it’s a great place to book for you and a couple of friends when stopping in Rome as part of a European backpacking tour. Indulge in fine coffee, great bakeries and one of the best cuisines in the world directly at its source.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“More unique than rare location, breathtaking view over Rome! From the terraces you can admire most of the Capitoline monuments. Il Nascondiglio del Prete is the ideal place to experience Rome. The apartment is suitable for both a couple and 4 people providing everyone with the right spaces.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Alojsia was very helpful, communicative, and kind which made me feel welcome since I had some difficulties when I arrived in Rome. I also enjoyed the views on the terrace and rooftop during my short stay.” – Laura
“Alojsia’s space was a wonderful home base for my husband and I during our stay in Rome. The apartment was spacious and had great outdoor spaces to enjoy, which we would have taken more advantage of if we did a non-winter stay.” – Sunshine
“Beautiful apartment in the best part of the city! The roof deck is gorgeous, and a great bonus for beginning (and ending) the day with a great view. Alojsa was super nice to communicate with.” – Ben
“We had an amazing time at Alojsia’s apartment. Alojsia was accommodating from the beginning of the process, and helped by booking us a private transport from the airport.” – Jacob
“This was a great stay in the cute and cozy neighborhood of Trastevere! Alojsia was very helpful and communicative and went out of her way to help us figure out transportation to and from the airport, and to give us a place to store our bags after and before our flight.” – Kate

#6 Overlook the City’s Rooftops at a Former Sculptor’s Workshop

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night, airbnb.com

The artsy at heart will love staying at this vibrant and colourful Airbnb. This highly-rated, spotlessly clean and super modern loft that used to be a sculptor’s workshop will inspire anyone who stays here. Get rid of that writer’s block by setting up your laptop on the balcony table overlooking the charming city streets. You’ll write your best work so far.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Share intimate meals on the terrace framed by bold blooms and sink into the lemon-hued armchair and admire the psychedelic monochrome feature wall at a contemporary urban sanctuary. This top-floor abode boasts views of the lush Villa Borghese.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Erida and Roberto were wonderful hosts and the apartment is one of our favorite Airbnb experiences to date. If this is available stop reading reviews and book it!” – Brendan
“Erida and Roberto were the BEST guests we have experienced during our travels through AirBnB! Extremely thoughtful, helpful and friendly, they also provided a detailed tour of the apartment and some great recommendations throughout Rome.” – Pablo
“I’ve booked a lot of different stays on Airbnb, but hands down Erida and Roberto are the best hosts with the coolest apartment I’ve ever run into.” – Sunny
“We love Erica and Roberto’s place! Awesome location, warm and super helpful host, and best of all, good recommendation for local food!! Highly recommended their place.” – Tao
“Erida’s loft was perfect and comfortable. It is conveniently and centrally located in a beautiful area in the heart of Rome. It is walkable distance to markets, stores, landmarks, parks, and wonderful food.” – Michael
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#7 Borgo Allegri – Nice house immersed in art

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Whitewashed exposed brick walls and wooden windows along with colourful furniture will be the backdrop of the perfect stay in Florence if you choose this Airbnb. It’s a great choice for a couple on a weekend getaway if you plan on spending a lot of time indoors. Spacious, comfortable and beautifully decorated, you’ll feel as if you walked into the pages of an interior design magazine.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Be amazed by the unprecedented combinations of brick walls and modern furnishings. Every detail of this apartment is taken care of to create a warm and convivial atmosphere. The loft then lends itself to playful moments or relaxation but also for two more guests!”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating

Guest Reviews

“While caught in the lockdowns in Firenze I stayed at Giuseppe’s place for an entire month! Being inside the whole time, I couldn’t have hoped for a more charming, comfortable and well equipped place.” – David
“Beppe’s place was absolutely perfect for our 5 day stay in Florence. It was in an excellent location, the apartment was very clean and nicely decorated, and Beppe was so helpful and responsive.” – Char
“We had a wonderful time during our stay here! The flat is wonderfully and thoughtfully decorated. The host was very easy to communicate with and was very accommodating.” – Praveena
“Out of the multiple Airbnb’s my husband and I stayed at on our honeymoon and throughout my experience of staying in Airbnb’s this one was by far the best! If you are considering staying here – just book it! Truly, it is so beautiful, clean, and comfortable.” – AnneMarie
“Great place! Super communicative hosts, comfortable apartment” – Udai

#8 Villa Oliviera

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $3,270 per night, airbnb.com

There’s no better way to experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Italian countryside than from the stunning pool or Villa Oliviera. A luxury stay worthy of Florentine royalty, this Airbnb offers everything you could possibly need for a laid-back and enjoyable stay while you impress your new in-laws during an engagement party weekend.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Once an olive-oil press for the estate of Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, Villa Oliviera has been converted to a charming three-bedroom escape for a family or a few couples. With stunning views of the area around Montalcino, breezy living spaces and quiet, private bedroom suites, the villa offers all the traditional architecture and views of the Tuscan countryside with touches of romance and luxury.”

Amenities

Pool | Heated infinity pool | Dining area | BBQ grill | TV | Board games | Chef’s kitchen | Indoor fireplace | Minibar | Kitchen | Wifi | Air conditioning

#9 Comfortable apartment with terrace in stately neighborhood near downtown

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Clean, modern and minimalist décor for 4 at an amazing price is what you can expect when you stay in this bright and airy apartment in the heart of Tuscany. A prime downtown location near shops, boutiques and some great restaurants will make it easy living every day of your stay. If you’re looking for modernity in Italy for you and three other friends, this is the place to book.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Treat yourself to moments of comfort in this apartment with clean and modern lines, with little hints of the past like the tasty desk in the entrance. The works on the walls create evocative spots of color and the terrace is there waiting for you.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Elevator

Guest Reviews

“It was the best Airbnb I have ever lived!!! Massimo’s flat was perfect, clean,stylish, with everything we need. He and his friend who welcomed us both very friendly.” – Roxy
“This is a very stylish large apartment with a balcony that gets the sun during the day and has a lift to get to the fourth floor with secure parking around the back which was great as we had driven from the UK…” – Deborah
“Beautiful and big apartment with all necessary amenities for a comfortable stay. We spent 4 weeks at Massimo’s apartment and really enjoyed it. The WiFi was good, the apartment cosy and quiet and it was easy to catch a local bus to the city center.” – Aga
“If i want to descriebe our stay at Massimo apartment i would say perfect!!! Massimo is responding always in few minutes and is always here for you. Apartment is another story…” – Domagoj
“Massimo’s apartment is a gem, very clean, well-organised, and tastefully decorated. It is well located, at walking distance from Florence city centre alongside the Arno river. There are plenty of markets in the vicinity, including a great organic food market just at the ground floor.” – Julien

#10 Lively and Welcoming Apartment Close to Art

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

Who doesn’t have Venice on their bucket list? It’s a place that battles constantly with Paris and Rome as the number-one honeymoon destination, but it’s so much more than romantic gondola tours of the canals. If you want to live like a local only a bit more comfortable, while keeping within convenient distance from the crowded touristy spots, this is the place to book.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Find plenty of ways to stay entertained in this colorful and contemporary apartment. Shelves are lined with books and walls display homemade artwork and vintage movie posters. Play music on a sound system or create it with an acoustic guitar. Self check-in available.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“Chiara’s house was a welcome and safe haven after a long day of travel. We couldn’t go into Venice the next day, but it was ok Chiara had let us know this might happen and how to check the water levels.” – Rehema
“Great! If you have a choice stay with Chiara.” – Jones
“From start to finish , I was very happy with my experience. Beautifully decorated spacious home ….. with easy access to the tram.” – Tizita
“First of all, Chiara is a wonderful person! We got lost on our way to her apartment, we were tired and not thinking clearly, and she walked us through it and even met us to help us find our way. She’s cheerful and enthusiastic-she’s the best!” – Kate
“Amazing place! Clean and well decorated! Chiara’s an amazing and helpful host!” – Mido

#11 Skylinemilan

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $460 per night, airbnb.com

Definitely the most modern home on this list of the best Airbnbs in Italy, this elegant and minimalist apartment offers some of the best views of Milan in existence. A unique decorative style that makes intelligent use of space and that invites for a good time is waiting for a group of bachelors who want to make the most of their trip to Italy.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Experience the trendiest Milanese spirit in this amazing penthouse with contemporary lines equipped with a terrace that will amaze you: a pure design environment with wooden walls and floor, Jaccuzzi, fitness room and even a green off-road vehicle.”

Amenities

Pool | Private hot tub | Gym | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“This was my second time staying at Francesco’s apartment and again, it was absolutely a perfect place to enjoy Milan. Love the clean modern aesthetics and how everything is so well taken care of. Pretty much anything you can dream of is there.” – Sari
“Amazing property!! Wish we had more time to enjoy it more…..” – Jayne
“By far the best Airbnb I’ve stayed at! From the place, decor to the host. I could not recommend it more.” – Alex
“We were blown away at the stunning views of the city from the roof deck, the extremely comfortable beds/bedrooms with blackout shades, the spacious and airy vibe, the location (getting taxis in Milan is very hard so being steps away from the subway was key).” – Sara
“The single best Airbnb experience I have ever had! Francesco’s apartment is like my dream home away from home. It didn’t only please my own style, but had everything one would need.” – Sari

#12 1st-Floor Balconied Apartment Close to the Sands

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Italy is one of the touristic hubs in the world, and its beauty and charm reach every corner of the country, like this sleek 2-bedroom apartment in San Benedetto del Tronto. Located right next to the beachfront, and offering a modern and very well-furnished interior, this is one of the best Airbnbs on Italy’s Adriatic coast. Colorful, artsy, and in a quiet neighborhood, it’ll change your idea of a perfect vacation.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Brew a cup of Lavazza coffee and sit back to watch the Smart TV, with super-fast wifi for catching up on emails. The apartment is fully air-conditioned, with designer pendant lighting to showcase its mid-century style and patterned accent walls.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Wow! What an amazing place to stay in San Benedetto. Leo is extremely attentive to every detail and very responsive at all times of the day.” – Josh
“The apartment was fantastic in all respects and would very much recommend it to anyone wanting a great place to stay in SBT.” – Melinda
“We’ve been coming to San Benedetto for years and this is the best place we’ve ever rented. Our first time traveling with two kids, we found the apartment very well equipped, structured & insulated.” – Milena
“Leonardo, the host is very helpful and writes back within minutes. The apartment is very nicely furnished. We felt very comfortable.” – Karin
“Host available, attentive to the needs of his guests. Very clean, tidy apartment, we found it comfortable for 2 adults + 2 kids.” – Sabrina
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