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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Florence, Italy (Updated)

Updated May 14, 2018

Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, is the capital city of Italy’s Tuscany region. It’s known for its art and architecture. Art history buffs can view Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture and Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” painting. Florence also boasts the Duomo, the iconic cathedral with a tiled dome. Food is also a major part of life in Florence, with the Mercato Centrale featuring countless stalls in which to purchase steak, Florentine bread, gelato, and pasta.

Whether you’re an art lover or a foodie, you’re going to need a place to rest your head at night. While you start thinking of all the gelato flavors you’d like to try, take a peek at our top 10 Airbnb options in Florence, and book your next holiday today!

1. Tuscany Treehouse (from 234 USD)

If you want a unique accommodation experience during your trip to Florence, look no further than this treehouse. Though the treehouse is just 15 minutes from the city centre, the surrounding Tuscan views will allow you to enjoy the calm of the countryside.

The treehouse sits on a family farm with a strong sense of community. WiFi is available only in the communal courtyard to encourage you to focus on the here and now. You’ll have access to the swimming pool, tennis courts, the barbecue, and wooden oven. You’ll have space for your privacy as well. The treehouse has a queen size bed, a kitchenette, and private balcony with stunning views.

The treehouse also serves as a space for an artist residency, allowing artistic guests to get their creative juices flowing. Whether you’re a couple looking for a romantic getaway, or an artist working on your latest project, the treehouse is a unique rental sure to please.

Tuscany Treehouse

Price: from 234 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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2. Central glamorous loft (from 76 USD)

For a hip yet budget-friendly option, have a look at this studio loft. This loft is fully equipped with a kitchenette, a big shower, AC to get you through warm summer days, and a balcony to relax on.

This studio apartment is great for a couple who want to explore Florence all day, and come back to a clean and modern flat in the evening. It’s just a 15 minute walk into the city centre, and the balcony and Nespresso machine await you when you want to return to the flat and relax.

Central glamorous loft

Price: from 76 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Apartment in the heart of Florence (from 90 USD)

This typical Florentine apartment is great for those who want to stay in something true to the area. The apartment has been renovated, but historical elements have been maintained, including the fireplace and beamed ceiling.

The apartment is a 10 minute walk from the major attractions Florence has to offer. When you’re ready to relax, the apartment has all the amenities you’d expect to allow you to cook a meal and relax in front of the TV or fireplace. Reviewers gush about the location, the friendliness of the host, and the provided breakfast.

Apartment in the heart of Florence

Price: from 90 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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4. Cosy flat with terrace (from 94 USD)

Steps away from shops, bars, and restaurants is this cosy flat. The perfect spot for couples, this flat has a queen size bed, all the necessary appliances, and air conditioning.

Perhaps the most welcoming aspect of this flat is the terrace. This space allows you to get away from the hustle and bustle outside the front door, and relax in the sun. The perfect spot for a breakfast before a day on the town or a quiet cup of coffee to unwind with!

The hosts have even created their own map, pointing out places off the beaten path. Small details like this help make this cosy flat an inviting space to call home during your visit.

Cosy flat with terrace

Price: from 94 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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5. Romantic apartment with Duomo views (from 150 USD)

This sweet and romantically decorated apartment is perfect for a girls outing. Four friends can stay here and enjoy the pretty wallpaper, stunning chandeliers, and cute furniture. The bedroom has a small table near the window—the perfect spot to enjoy a drink while looking out at the Duomo!

The apartment is located in a historic building but is newly renovated. You’ll have a kitchen, WiFi, air conditioning, and a TV to make your stay a comfortable one.

Romantic apartment with Duomo views

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Modern San Frediano flat (from 77 USD)

In the heart of Florence is this recently renovated flat. It’s decorated in a modern and clean way, while still maintaining some of its original historic elements. There’s a Wassily chair and a beautiful modern kitchen, and also exposed brick and historic ceiling beams.

This is a great spot for a family with older kids or small group of friends. The flat includes a double bedroom and a sofa bed that fits 2 people. All the amenities you’d expect are included, as well as air conditioning. Plus, pets are welcome!

Reviewers gush about the neighborhood—close to everything but in a less touristy area—and how accommodating the hosts are.

Modern San Frediano flat

Price: from 77 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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7. Apartment with panoramic views (from 123 USD)

If you love history and fantastic views, this apartment is for you! Located on an ancient Florence street, you’ll be in between the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. This means you’ll be near all the sights and the train station.

The apartment boasts a panoramic terrace wth views of the Duomo, providing a stunning spot to sip your morning coffee or have dinner in the evening. The terrace has a small table and chairs, and the apartment includes kitchenware for 4 people, a fully equipped kitchenette, WiFi, and air conditioning. It’s decorated in a typical Florentine way, and has sleeping space for 2, making it a great place for a couple to stay.

Apartment with panoramic views

Price: from 123 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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8. Beautiful central Florence house (from 76 USD)

If a colorful space is more your style, have a look at this artistic house in the city centre. It’s located in the San'Ambrogio neighborhood, a lovely place with a large market, restaurants, and museums. You’ll be near all the major sites!

This house is great for families. It has two bedrooms: one with a double bed and one with a child’s bed. There is also a sofa bed, and a cot for infants 0-34 months upon request. The space was renovated a few years ago, but retains traditional Florentine elements like wooden furniture, ceilings with wooden beams, and parquet flooring. Paintings made by the host inhabit the space, and the house also includes a small balcony which overlooks a garden and courtyard.

This is a charming and tranquil spot to come back to after a day of seeing Florence.

Beautiful central Florence house

Price: from 76 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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9. Luxury flat in Florence centre (from 82 USD)

This central flat mixes modern luxuries and old world charm. It features a king size bed, a 43" TV, and Carrara marble in the bathroom. The flat also has exposed brickwork, wooden furniture, and beamed ceilings, all typical of Florence homes.

It sleeps 4 people, with a queen sized sofa bed and the aforementioned king sized bed. The host provides you with tea and coffee, olive oil, and seasonings to help you out in the kitchen. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the apartment contains all the excepted amenities.

Reviewers talk about how kind and accommodating the host is. He’s known for meeting guests at the train station, helping to carry luggage, and giving suggestions of places to visit in the neighborhood. With such great reviews and all its luxuries, you can’t go wrong with this centrally located flat!

Luxury flat in Florence centre

Price: from 82 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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10. Charming Florence apartment (from 115 USD)

For those who like a bit of glamour, this apartment is for you. Elegant curtains, beautiful lighting, and a clean decor provide a romantic spot to call home during your stay in Florence.

Located in the heart of Florence, you’ll be a short distance from all the sites. The apartment is on a hill, so you’ll have views of the Duomo every time you walk home. It’s also within walking distance of Michelangelo Piazzo, a popular lookout spot that overlooks the city—a stunning place to watch the sun set!

The apartment is perfect for a couple, but also has a sofa bed to accommodate 4 guests total. It’s equipped with all the amenities you’d need, and also has a balcony with a small table to enjoy a drink or a meal on.

If you like charm and elegance, don’t pass this space up!

Charming Florence apartment

Price: from 115 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Moments away from Florence's sights

There is no shortage of centrally located Airbnb rentals in Florence. Whether you want something modern or something with traditional Florentine charm, you’ll easily find a space a short distance from the Duomo, museums, and all the shops and restaurants Florence has to offer. So hurry up and book an Airbnb, and start planning your Florence trip today!

This article was originally published on Jul 21, 2017

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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