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13 Best Airbnbs In Florence, Italy - Updated 2020

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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 many famous buildings such as 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 options for the Airbnbs in Florence, and book your next holiday today!

1. Tuscany Treehouse (from USD 292)

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.

Splendida Casa sull'Albero a Pochi Minuti da Firenze
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
495 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning works but we asked for an additional fan to help circulate the air
there are also a communal pool and tennis court to enjoy as well
the location is beautiful and the pool amenities were perfect for relaxing
we visited during the europe heatwave so having a pool was a big bonus
the huge garden has many hidden places offering a pool day beds benches chaires etc
Cleanliness:
treehouse was clean and compact
i was impressed how clean the treehouse was
the place is very clean organized and it has everything you need
thank you teresa clean great accommodations super cute and romantic
Host:
great host and great place
she was very pleasant and helpful
elena was a very gracious host and the place is so romantic
the hosts are friendly and easy to get in touch with
elena and her family are wonderful hosts
Location:
the location is most breathtakingly beautiful
i definitely recommend this location for a unique getaway
the most beautiful location for a long weekend
only 15 minutes outside of florence it feels a world away so quiet and serene
you are close enough to florence to get there easily by taxi
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2. Central glamorous loft (from USD 50)

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.

GLAMOROUS banana leafs apartment
Florence, Toscana, Italy
123 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quiet with great wi-fi
apartment is like the photos and in a good secure building was nice to have a balcony
the room is just as beautiful as shown on the picture and the views are stunning
apartment is stylish and terrace is perfect for first espresso in the morning
the space was small but comfortable and had great natural light
Cleanliness:
really clean and stylish
everything was clean and nice and accessible
micol's place was very clean and modern
micol's place ease very clean and perfect
nice clean much like a hotel room
Host:
micol has been a friendly host
cool tips from the lovely owner micol
micol was really quick at responding to any questions and super helpful
great host apartment was lovely really enjoyed staying here
micol was a great host and had an amazing place
Location:
the neighbourhood is nice and quiet and everything is walking distance anyways
the condo was very beautiful and it was located in a nice neighbourhood
the studio location is perfect both for tourists and business travellers
walking distance from all the beautiful florence has to offer
close to delicious local pizzeria and a gelato shop downstairs
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3. Apartment in the heart of Florence (from USD 70)

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
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
561 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
teresa kindly let us store our luggage in the apartment for a few extra hours too
we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
a lovely unique apartment filled with beautiful art
we had the pleasure of staying in teresa's beautiful apartment for 2 nights
apartment is near city’s amazing historical art and science attractions
Cleanliness:
the apartment is very clean and quaint
it is very clean and well kept
the apartment was really clean and stylish
everything was clean neat and handy
bedding was clean and comfortable with good linens
Host:
teresa is most certainly a super host
teresa is a great host
teresa was a great host
teresa is a wonderful host and her home is superb
teresa is the best host ever
Location:
the location is excellent
great location and such a cute spot
it's well located within easy walking distance to everything
outstanding location and comfortable apartment
amazing location in the heart of florence
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4. Cosy flat with terrace (from USD 83)

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 w/terrace in S. Ambrogio
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
341 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and couch were super comfy and the kitchen had everything we needed
magical romantic cozy no words to explain how good it was
the apartment has a beautiful terrace and was equiped with everything including some things to prepare breakfast
an absolutely beautiful apartment the terrace is amazing
the apartment itself is gorgeous-- it is styled well has a great terrace and has amazing amenities
Cleanliness:
the flat was beautiful and clean and very quiet at night
the flat was really nice clean and central
very clean cosy space perfect for 2 people
the apartment is very comfortable and clean and the terrace is really nice and quiet
stylish clean apartment with roof deck
Host:
they were so kind and hospitable
best host i have had on airbnb
karen & raffaele are very good hosts
raffaele and karen are amazing hosts
i can feel owner's good taste though the every single things at the home
Location:
perfect location very quiet but close to everything
the location is great
the location of this apartment is great
fantastic apartment in great location
it is in a great location and you can literally walk anywhere you want
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5. Romantic apartment with Duomo views (from USD 83)

One of the best Airbnbs in Florence, Italy, 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 view
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
275 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
charming decor great air conditioning very nice kitchen
do yourself a favor and book irene’s apartment
it was amazing waking up and seeing the duamo in bed
the view of the duomo from the bedroom and bathroom is amazing in person
great location magnificent views the bed was comfy the apartment provides all amenities needed
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and easy to find
the apartment was very clean and check in was easy
and irene's house was very clean
very clean and has everything you need for a 3-5 day stay
place was very clean and had a true vibe of florence
Host:
but kind host help us move to our luggage
the host was friendly helpful and timely
irene was a wonderful host
irene was a great host too
but the host was great and communicated very well
Location:
location is brilliant and within walking distance to everything
the location was perfect
the location was absolutely perfect
beautiful place in a great location
within easy walking distance to so many fabulous sites
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6. Apartment with panoramic views (from USD 96)

If you love history and want to rent a Florence Airbnb with a view, 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.

Yome - Panoramic Loft - terrace Duomo view
Florence, Tuscany, Italy
205 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi was pretty spotty on the top floor though
beautiful room sheets and view with an incredible roof terrace
the shower is a tight fit
the apartment is adorable with an amazing terrace (with views of the duomo)
the apartment is perfect for two people fully equiped and confortable
Cleanliness:
clean and well maintained
very clean and well kept
it is clean and cozy
beautiful clean and tidy room
the place was extremely clean and comfortable
Host:
our host patrizia was very helpful
patrizia is a great host and quick communicator
the hosts were super helpful throughout our stay and quick to respond to messages
patrizia was a very helpful and friendly host
patrizia was extremely nice and communicative and her staff was polite and helpful
Location:
perfect location
the location is great
great location everything in walking distance
amazing location and beautiful terrace
the location was fantastic very central
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7. Beautiful central Florence house (from USD 41)

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 house in centre Florence
Florence, Toscana, Italy
269 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent wifi no ac but two powerful fans
wifi was great and the little balcony was adorable
love the furniture and decorations of the inside of the apartment
there was also a big fan in the kitchen/living room
if you're and worried about not having a/c this place remains pretty cool throughout the day
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
it was very clean
the apartment is clean and bright and very comfortable
it was very clean and beautiful and value for price
it was clean and sophisticated with beautiful artwork
Host:
host is very friendly
she was very kind
the host was very friendly and welcoming
she was very thoughtful and kind
debora is a great host
Location:
great airbnb excellent location very central
the location is great is walking distance from most sights
awesome central location and very quiet
great place great location such a great location
awesome location old building full of florentine character and interesting decorations
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8. Luxury flat in Florence centre (from USD 57)

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! It’s definitely one of the best apartments in Florence, Italy for rent.

Casa Pinti, a charming home in the Florence center
Florence, Toscana, Italy
296 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning was a real bonus
stylishly appointed with beautiful furniture spacious extra things like usb connection at the bedside
the furniture seems authentic and the facilities including laundry washing machine were working very well
the washing machine was great the shower was divine and the air conditioning was most welcome
the apartment is stylish and clean with all the amenities one would need
Cleanliness:
clean and a great traditional florence apartment
very clean and comfortable highly recommend
the apartment was spacious clean and comfortable
his place is clean and very central
it was comfortable and clean
Host:
carlos was a wonderful host
carlo was a great host
his english is wonderful and he makes an great airbnb host
carlo is the best host among all the airbnb hosts
carlo was a wonderful host
Location:
the location is perfect
location was good enough to walk to evey important places
the location is great
the location was absolutely perfect
location of apartment is great
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9. Petite Studio in Florence, close to the Dome (from USD 39)

This nice studio is “Plus-verified”, which helps to guarantee your satisfaction. The studio sleeps two guests and comes with a bathroom. Located in historic District 1, it is easy for guests to access interesting places. For example, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) is literally just a few steps away, as well as the Baptistery of San Giovanni. Just a four-minute walk will take you to the Accademia Gallery, while the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo is just a three-minute walk away. Facilities and amenities in the studio include a full kitchen, a television, wifi, and a coffeemaker. For your comfort, the unit comes with heating, air conditioning, and elevator access. Bathroom essentials are also supplied.

Petit Studio Florence close to the Dome, self check in and flat Ozone sanitized
Florence, Toscana, Italy
365 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very clean organized and had everything we needed including an iron and blow dryer
aircon was a godsend as was netflix and a good tv
it is a city and an apartment that we would be lucky to visit again
really appreciated the decor and updated look of the apartment too
the bed was super comfortable and there were large bath towels plus soap shampoo and small utility kit
Cleanliness:
clean quiet and lots of extra thoughtful touches
monica’s place was clean and very nice
check in was easy the apartment was clean and beautiful
so bright and clean
apartment is comfortable clean and has everything you need
Host:
monica was a great host
monica was very available for all our questions and very kind
monica was an incredible host and gave us the perfect start to our honeymoon
monica was so friendly and helpful she went above and beyond to make our stay perfect
this place is amazing don’t hesitate monica is the sweetest host ever
Location:
excellent location comfortable & stylish
the location of this apartment is beyond perfect
the location is perfect and easily reached from the railway station
excellent location everything on your doorstep
the location is as perfectly situated as you could want
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10. Delightful, relaxing apartment in the heart of Florence (from USD 87)

This modern apartment sleeps up to four guests. It has one bedroom and a bathroom, and guests can enjoy a morning tea in the terrace that overlooks gardens. This lovely apartment is located in a historic area, San Lorenzo. Do take a walk around and visit the traditional leather markets, shoe shops, and indulge in the best panini in town. The unit comes with a fully-equipped kitchen that enables self-catering, as well as amenities such as a television, fast internet, access to a dishwasher, washer, dryer, and a hairdryer. Bedroom comforts are supplied as are basic essentials for the bathroom.

Delightful, Relaxing Apartment in the Heart of the City
Florence, Toscana, Italy
299 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fabulous modern apartment with more amenities than most places we have stayed in italy
the location is fantastic amenities are good wifi is fast :) no complaints
the private courtyard leading to the apartment was very nice
apartment was very private with a nice courtyard area
very comfortable apartment with lots of space
Cleanliness:
very clean and stylish
very clean and comfortable
everything was very clean
super clean and fresh apartment
the place was really clean and well decorated
Host:
chiara was a great host
chiara is a wonderful host
great responsive host + team
host was quick to respond to questions and very helpful to make arrival and departure easy
the host was very nice helpful and responsive
Location:
great location close to the central market
the location is great
perfection location - walking distance to all tourist attractions
easy walk to everything
the location was very close to the train station and in a safe and secure neighborhood
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11. Charming Florence apartment

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!

This apartment in Florence 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

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12. A charming Santa Croce studio (from USD 53)

The last one on this list of awesome Airbnb rentals in Florence is this Santa Croce studio. This is a property with one bedroom and two beds, and it’ll sleep up to four people at a time. It also has a private bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchen, along with many other features like WiFi access and a flatscreen TV. If you’re coming here with a car, you don’t need to worry too much as the property has private parking. Apart from having great amenities, its location is also stellar as the property is nestled right at the heart of the city.

Santa Croce Studio
Florence, Toscana, Italy
266 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a/c washer and dryer along with a huge living space
the extra touches to the apartment were a treat including fruits breakfast food and tea and coffee
martina even dropped a fan by
despite sweltering heat the place stayed comfortable with the ac
the apartment is very stylish in a great location with all the necessary amenities and more
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable
very clean and comfortable
the place was sparkling clean and smelled so good the whole time
the room was very clean and well equiped
the studio was clean comfy and as pictured
Host:
martina was a wonderful host
martina is a wonderful host
martina was an excellent host
martina was an amazing host
martina was a great host
Location:
location is also fantastic right near everything
the location was great
the location is perfect
fantastic location and wonderful apartment
perfect location for visiting the city center
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13. Modern San Frediano flat

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.

Homeholiday Al Cestello Florence
Florence, Toscana, Italy
67 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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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. You don’t have to worry about wondering where to stay in this beautiful Italian city. Hurry up and book an Airbnb, and start planning your Florence trip today!

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Florence, Italy

1. Which Airbnbs in Florence offer air conditioning?

Most of the Airbnb accommodations in this list offer air conditioning. Some rentals you may want to check out include this cosy flat with a terrace and this petite studio in Florence.

2. Which Airbnbs in Florence have a kitchen?

If you’re looking for private accommodation that has a kitchen, you have a few options. From this list, you can book this Tuscany treehouse or this luxury flat at the centre of Florence.

3. Which Airbnbs in Florence have a washing machine?

A few of the listings in this article provide a washing machine to their guests. A couple of places you may be interested in include this delightful apartment and this accommodation at the heart of Florence.

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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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