10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Zadar, Croatia - Updated 2024

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Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Croatia, and it is graced with Roman and Venetian architecture from the past. However, an undercurrent of modern art and energy passes through the city, bringing its ancient structures to life. What places this city on the map is also its quirky and creative artistic works, like the world-famous Sea Organ and the solar-powered light display of Greeting to the Sun. With so much to see, it’s best to get a place close to the city’s best attractions. Scroll down and check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Zadar.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Downtown apartment

Located downtown, this clean and relaxing Airbnb apartment is within walking distance of all of the city’s attractions, and just a minute by foot from People’s Square. With minimal decor and chic, simple furniture, this stay is perfect for any small group who needs a no-frills, convenient stay with a basic kitchenette and efficient Wi-Fi.

This Zadar apartment for rent features a queen-sized bed and a sofa bed make sleeping areas for three guests. A window in the living room of this vacation rental looks out to a serene inner garden.

Zadar, Zadar County, Croatia
359 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was big enough for two and the wifi was good
it is very comfortable and with everything necessary to live there
cooling a/c in the main room that flows nicely into the bedroom etc
the apartment is lovely bright & spacious with large windows to open for fresh air
it was a great place to stay amazingly centric and the bed very comfy
everything was clean and neat
clean with enough space
the whole place was sparkling clean
it was also sparkling clean
the apartment was very tidy and clean and had everything we needed
host was really helpful
the host is very nice
wonderful hosts who answered our email questions and were so helpful
hosts are nice and helpful
the host was very friendly and helpful
the location is great
very good location and affordable
great location for the old town
fabulous location right in the heart of zadar old town
the location of the apartment is excellent
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2. Artsy, compact little space

The Nana Airbnb room is decorated with interesting murals that reflect the scenes of the city, so you get to bring a few of Zadar’s sights to your vacation rental. A king-sized bed, wardrobe, and air-conditioning are provided to give you a hotel-like experience, perfect for two guests.

This Zadar apartment for long-term rent that you will be staying in is near grocery shops, bakeries, and ATM machines. The promenade along the water’s edge is just a minute’s walk away from this location, making it very convenient.

Zadar, Zadarska županija, Croatia
134 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great tv and internet
super comfortable bed and heat/air as needed
the room is beautiful and spacious (excellent wifi and cable tv also)
the room is beautiful and very comfortable for any length of stay
room is very clean and well decorated with independent entrance bathroom air con and wifi
the room was really clean and spacious
the place is impeccably clean stylish and comfortable
everything was clean and the room spacious and well-decorated
the room was very clean and comfortable
the room is nice and clean and big and the shower is very warm
sanja was a fantastic host
sanja was an excellent host
sanja was an excellent host
sanja was the perfect host
sanja was a great host
the location was superb it was close to everywhere
location is great right in the old town and close to everything
great location in the heart of old town
the location is perfect
perfect location for a beautiful decorated apartment
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3. Welcoming homestay with a beautiful terrace (from 41 USD)

This lavender-themed room is part of a bigger vacation rental, and it has all sorts of warm and welcoming vibes and gives you romantic views of the city’s old buildings from the terrace. The room rents out to two at a time.

Share your vacationing experience during breakfast on the terrace with other guests from all over the world. The Airbnb owner promises to help you out with where to go around the city and to explain all that you need for a comfortable stay.


Address: Zadar, Zadar County, Croatia (see map)

Price: from 41 USD

Number of Guests: 2

4. A lovely yellow apartment (from 44 USD)

This cheerfully decorated Airbnb apartment is located in the central core of Zadar, really putting you smack in the middle of Zadar’s main attractions, including the Old Town, the Roman Forum, and St. Donatus Church.

This vacation rental has three beds and can sleep up to four guests. A buzzer and wireless intercom are available for your convenience. The owner of the listing can also speak English, German, and Italian, making it easy for her to communicate with guests from many parts of the world.


Address: Zadar, Zadarska županija, Croatia (see map)

Price: from 44 USD

Number of Guests: 4

5. Modern and funky apartment in the heart of Zadar (from USD 104)

This Airbnb is a contemporary apartment that is located in the center of the old town of Zadar. Its quirky decorations and spacious layout are sure to please any guest who stays there. This location exudes an air of merriment and urban concealment, which is bolstered by the presence of a loft bed.

This listing is ideal for the kind of traveler who requires their high-tech luxuries, as it features blazingly fast Wi-Fi, whisper-quiet air conditioning, an LCD television, and a tablet PC for surfing the web.

Zadar, Zadar County, Croatia
321 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is good wifi and the bed is really comfortable
apartment was comfortable modern and had everything needed for a couple
without a doubt a complete superhost the apartment was beautiful exactly like the pictures and in a great spot
very clever use of the space and enough room for us as a couple
a very stylish and chic apartment centred in the old town so close to the shops and beaches
it was very clean and good shower
super clean and cute
apartment is very clean and spacious
the apartment is really clean and nicely decorated
very modern and clean
kruno was a perfect host
kruno was a great host
kruno is a wonderful host
excellent host and top tips
kruno was the best host we could have had
amazing location for walking around zadar old town
great location great apartment
great place great location and amazing zadar
the apartment has a good central location in the old town and you can walk to everything nearby
this apartment is in great location close to everywhere
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6. A vibrant, cosy listing with a garden view balcony (from USD 60)

This Airbnb vacation rental charms with its brightly coloured rooms. Paintings, photos and floral decorations make this place feel like a home away from home. It’s an apartment that is centrally located enough, but farther away from the hustle and bustle of other places in town, making this a quiet respite from noisy bars at night.

One queen-sized bed and two sofa beds make for comfortable sleeping options for 4 guests. Drop the owner a message if you need help arranging transportation to find this place from the airport.

Zadar, Croatia
66 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good small kitchen leads onto little balcony shaded by trees
the bed was comfortable and the kitchen had all the necessary amenities
we stayed in andrej's apartment for 6 nights and enjoyed our stay
a spacious clean well provided flat
the host responds with alacrity to anything asked and is helpful on arranging transport
andrej was a great host; very helpful thorough and accommodating
brilliant location being quiet yet only a step into the main part of the city
great apartment great location great host
lovely apartment with large rooms also in an ideal location
great location and very clean
there is a lot of space in the apartment the location is great and everything was clean
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7. Bringing the spirit of the city to the home (from USD 175)

Murals of the city and stone walls give the Airbnb apartment the atmosphere of a museum exhibit; it is a work of art in itself. This unique and private room is within 10 minutes of walking distance of everything you may want to see in this city. It’s spacious enough to sleep 3 people, with a queen-sized bed and an extra bed that you can pull out from under it. The Wi-Fi here is strong, and many reviewers claim that the place is bigger than it looks in the photos!

You’ll need to climb a few flights of stairs to reach this room, as the building it’s located in is rather old, so it might not be suitable for occupants with mobility problems.

Zadar, Zadarska županija, Croatia
304 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is very stylish and equipped with all good amenities
the air conditioning at the apartment needs to get a upgrade this will make the place comfortable
strongly recommend the room was comfortable and furnisched with everything needed
domeniks apartment is beautiful with a good sized bathroom and exactly as depicted in the photos
the apartment was perfect for a few nights in zadar
it was very clean and tidy
everything is very clean and nice
the room was clean and comfy
the apartment was nice and clean in the center
it was clean and just what we were looking for
domenik was a very nice host
domenik was a fantastic host
host is really communicative and pleasant
great host very friendly and helpful :)
domenik was a wonderful host and his suggestions of where to go were greatly appreciated
perfect location and super central in terms of location
great location and pretty rooms
it was so cute and amazing location
amazing location and beautiful room
awesome location in the heart of it all
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8. A light-filled apartment perfect for lounging around in (from USD 76)

This breathtaking, sun-drenched Airbnb apartment has impeccable views that stretch out to the bright blue ocean. This vacation rental is located on the top floor, consisting of the main bedroom with a double bed, a living room, a bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen. The historical district of the Old Town is a 10-minute walk away and, as you can tell from the views, the beach is not far away either. It’s a perfect retreat for a lazy, relaxing holiday.

Zadar, Zadarska županija, Croatia
152 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment was clean and light filled with fantastic views of the sea
this apartment was amazing beautifully done up inside and with great views over the sea too
the apartment is wonderful with great views of both the sea and zadar's famous sunset from the window
there are quite a few stairs to climb but the apartment and especially the view are worth it
great comfortable bed enough storage places and hangers lovely bathroom and all essential things in the kitchen
the apartment is clean and cozy
the rooms were very clean and properly maintained
the place is very clean and well equipped
the apartment is modern clean and very charming
super clean well laid out and functional
the host is so kind and friendly
tatjana is a great host
tatjana is a great host
she's an amazing host
she was very hospitable kind and helpful
easy to get around and close to the bus station too
walking distance to the old town is easy
we can absolutely recommend this location
it felt centrally located but still quiet and peaceful
great location the apartment is about 15mins away by foot from the old town
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9. A chic apartment with sweeping views

This Airbnb, Apartment Tia, is a dreamy, spacious listing just 100 metres (328 feet) from St. Donatus Church, and close to the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun. It has one bedroom and one common sleeping area to sleep a total of four guests.

You are isolated from noisy city bars, meaning that your nights will be restful and undisturbed. The terrace comes with a barbecue and looks out to sweeping views of the Old City, the sea, and Croatian islands beyond Zadar.

Stayed at this property?
Zadar, Zadar County, Croatia
123 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself was perfect beautifully equipped and furnished lovely balcony with sea views
the apartment itself is beautiful with an incredible view
the flat is big and full of light and both beds were very comfortable
the apartment is very modern and the terrace has a great view
the photos show the apartment just as it is and everything was just as good as we expected
very clean and quiet
it‘s super clean and modern
we found the appartment spotless and clean with everything needed
everything was spotless and we were very comfortable
the apartment was spotless clean spacious and modern in style
lovely apartment and great host
brilliant host and lovely apartment
mislav is a great host and lovely guy
a fantastic apartment and host
he was a communicative and thoughtful host
luckily we had gotten close to the place
excellent location nice terrace
great location in a great city
outstanding location in the heart of old town
perfect location in zadar right in the old town and right by the sea
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10. A quaint studio apartment with a perfect sea view (from USD 163)

You don’t have to worry about where to stay in Zadar for this Airbnb studio apartment will let you have a good time during your stay. It provides a movie-ready romantic getaway for two. Enjoy romantic al fresco dining on your balcony to the haunting, echoing rumbles of the Sea Organ. Here, everything is compact and cleverly arranged so you’re never far from any amenity you need in your home.

It won’t be a problem at all if you want to bring your pets with you on your trip. Additionally, there is an efficient workspace for you to use if you ever need to catch up on some emails.

Zadar, Dalmatia, Croatia
143 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment- central fabulous sea view it has everything you need was clean and the air con was perfect
since terrace of the apartment opens towards the sea you get almost always a very nice view
this was my second stay at mirna's apartment and it was just as enjoyable as my first
well equipped and very clean
our stay at tramonti was great- the apartment is lovely and clean and is in a great location
has a great stay loved the place just as the host described it
mirna and her dad were very helpful and patient with our unexpected late arrival
mirna was very helpful and a good host
mirna was very helpful and helped make sure our stay was pleasant highly recommend
the apartment is at a great location and is very well maintained
great location and a really lovely helpful host
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Zadar, a land of old and new

Zadar is a place for learners and lovers, where there plethora of exciting things to do. Its historical buildings give context to an epic, moving past, and provide the backdrop for sweeping romances. Modern monuments spark the curiosity of futuristic artists and make for lasting honeymoon memories. It’s apt, then, to describe the city as a marriage between creatives of the past and the present.

Come and experience the unique style of Zadar yourself with the help of this list of great Zadar Airbnb vacation rentals.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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