Nicosia or Lefkosia as it is sometimes known, is the largest city in Cyprus. There is lots to see and do here, from visiting Selimiya mosque to seeing St John’s Cathedral. Nicosia is the last remaining city in the world that is still physically divided, with a United Nations buffer zone between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot sections. Therefore people still refer to this city as divided into the north and south.
There is so much to do in this city of blended cultures, which is hugged by its Venetian walls. The Pedieos River and Kyrenia mountains provide beautiful views for your eyes. Depending on the length of time you have to spend here, be sure to put the Cyprus Museum on your list of things to see as some finds date back to the 7th-century BC. Buyuk Han is a captivating building from the Ottoman era, which now houses a thriving market.
There are many cafes and restaurants, where you will be able to sit, relax and watch the world go by. Not to mention savoring the local cuisine and eating dishes you haven’t tasted before.
Why not make this trip extra special by staying in one of our selected Airbnb accommodations!
If you stay here, the memorable views will be something you think of with a smile, even when you return home. This apartment is bright, open, with a decked terrace, which offers spectacular views of the Kyrenia mountain range.
The living room has three huge double glazed windows which can slide into the walls. It will feel like you are bringing the outside, in. The apartment is warm in winter and cool in the summer. It has all that is needed for a comfortable stay.
Nicosia A Terrace With A ViewNicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsspacious apartment well equipped and nicely designed with a lovely balcony with views over the citybig rooms lots of storage room great view and huge balconygreat experience we were very pleased with the comfort and amenities of the apartmentthe beds were comfortable and the aircon was welcome during the hot daysthe apartment was very clean with a nice big balcony with view over the mountainsit was clean and comfyapartment was spotless and good linen and towels were providedthe apartment was clean and we were happy with itcool apartment clean & super on pointthe apartment was super clean spacious and had all the nessesary things a person could need
Host:mario and alex are good hoststhe host and his family made us feel very welcomemario and his mother were so helpful and flexible hostsmario is a fantastic host with a high level of hospitality and responsivnesskind and very friendly peopleRead more reviewsthe location of the apartment is fairly central and in a very nice neighborhoodwow what an amazing place location location locationit's situated in a quiet nice neighbourhood however not far away of the city centernice place in a nice locationwe enjoyed the apartment and location
Located in a quiet and safe neighbourhoood, this is a warm and cosy studio apartment. Suitable for two people, with a double bed, bathroom, kitchenette, air conditioning, washing machine and internet access. It is within walking distance of the city center or ten minutes by bus.
Semi-Basement Apartment in AcropoliStrovolos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsthe apartment is spacious and comfortable for 1 bedroom apartment with free fast and reliable internetthe apartment itself is super cosy with washing machine hot shower good wifii had an excellent stay at elizabeth's apartmentthe apartment was more spacious than expected with a nice paradise view ;) comfy bed hot shower clean towelsthe bathroom is comfortablethe apartament is clean and well keptthe accomodation is clean and with all furnituresthe apartment is clean tidy and spaciouseverything was clean and ready for usthe apartment was exactly as described very clean
Host:she was friendly and explaind everythingvery nice host who prepared everything you may need and answer all the questions promptlyelizabeth was great host she help me a lot when i came she even pick me upelizabeth was very quick at responding to my questions and was very friendly and professionalelizabeth is a great host caring sweet and always availableRead more reviewsvery helpful person and great locationthe apartment is in a very good location with easy access to shops and transportationwe really liked elizabeth's placethe place is big but like any semi-basement not very luminousthe acropolis park is nearby - great if you are with kids
This apartment has been fully renovated in a quiet area in the city centre. It is very close to Ledra Street and close to all the points of interest. There are several restaurants, coffee shops and bars within walking distance.
Supermarkets and gyms are just a three minute walk away. There is a bluetooth stereo system and top of the range utensils in the kitchen.
PRIVATE bathroom & TV. Spacious! (@CityCentre)Nicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsthe wifi worked greatfast wifi as wellthe place in immaculate and has great air conditioning and excellent facilitiescoffee and tea were also available to us in the kitchen which was modern and cleanreally nice place the room looks brand new and the bed is amazingvery clean and nice placemodern clean & comfortable accommodationsuper clean and comfortable as alwaysvery nice and very cleanthe room and the flat is clean and nice
Host:great host and best appartnentthe host was very helpful and precisegeorge is a great hostgeorge is a great hostwe enjoyed the hospitality and good accessibility of the hostRead more reviewsthe location is also excellentgeorge's flat is located in a quiet and secure neighborhood within comfortable walking distance to the city centerquite neighbourhood but easy to walk to old townit is located close to a few good bars and relatively close to the city centerso i really like this location very much
Very well located in a quiet street in the city centre, this recently renovated apartment has all the basics you will need. There are restaurants and cafes nearby.
Supermarkets are a couple of minute’s walk away. Due to its good location, you are very near the attractions to see in Nicosia.
EN-SUITE PRIVATE bathroom & TV (@CityCentre)Nicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsthe room has air conditioned usb plug and european plug that are very usefulspectacularly clean and modern rental with fast wifi and lots of hot waterapartment totally renovated like new onegeorge's place had everything needed for comfortable staythe room is a almost nicely decoratedit was very clean and nice apartmentquiet and clean room easy communication worth to have itthe room very clean cosy and warmspotlessly clean and high spec room / bathroomit was clean modern and the room was very comfortable
Host:george is a nice hostgeorge was a lovely host so welcoming and very quick responsesthe owner was friendly and gave advicesgreat place even better hosthe is a super hostRead more reviewsgood facilities very close egreat apartment in good locationgood place and perfect location to trip all around the city by the bus or carthe place was nice and quite close to the centre (about 15-20 min walk) close to shops and supermarketsnice place to stay and well located
The apartment is located in the upmarket urban Egkomi district. It is a five minute drive from downtown and one minute from Hilton Park. This apartment was built in 2014 and is modern, clean and sleek.
Modern Relaxing Minimal AppartmentAgios Dometios, Nicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsinternet good price comfortable air con has all the things you would neednice modern design and a comfy couch with a big tvthe apartment is beautiful as shown in photosi stayed in eli's sun-filled apartment for a week and had a great stayi stayed in eli's sun-filled apartment for a week and had a great stayits very clean and comfortableaprtment is cozy clean and stylisheverything is very nice clean and tidythe apartment was modern very clean and had a homey feelingthe apartment was very clean and organized and it is a very high tech and high quality place
Host:lil is a great hostlil the host was excellent very responsive and knowledgeable about cypruslil was a brilliant host and was always quick to reply to my emailslil is the best host everlillian was a great hostRead more reviewssuper close to the main supermarketnice location and very cozydefinitely a good location and a 5 min drive to the citygreat location everything is around what you would needthe apartment is located near to the university and it is easy to get around from the location
This is a bright, contemporary and beautifully furnished apartment, which has unobstructed views of Nicosia. It is centrally located but in a quiet street and has all amenities close by, such as local shops, cafeterias, mountains and bars.
The old city is a ten minute walk away. From the living room you can see the mountains - what better way to start your day!
Central, Cosy with a View!Nicosia, Ayios Omologites, Cyprus
Top guest reviewswifi is hi speed and easy to uselight airy and comfortablewe had a lovely and very comfortable stay at maria’s flatthe app was clean and nothing was missingbrilliant apartment and very cleanthe apt is clean modernish and has a very enjoyable showerthe apartment was clean light big and nicethe place was very clean and perfectly located
Host:maria was the perfect hostmaria was a great hostmaria was a great hostmaria was a wonderful and welcoming hostmaria was a great host all the time helpul and so niceRead more reviewsthe location is very good as wellthe location is easy walk to the old city and there were lots of restaurants in close proximityspacious apartment in an excellent locationi recommend this place because it is close to the old city centerthe location is very good - you can be in the centre within 10-15 minutes of walking
This two bedroom balcony apartment is in the heart of Nicosia. The apartment has been fully renovated and the kitchen has all the appliances and utensils you will require. The apartment is fully air conditioned, and you will be within walking distance of the old city.
Markora Central ApartmentNicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was also excellentwifi is working superb which was very important to methe apartment is clean and you have everything you needalmost everything is new and very cleannice clean place perfect location
Host:host was quick to respond to questions and provided good feedbacktasos was an amazing hostoverall great stay host and apartmenttasos is amazing host everything was perfect i do recommend this beautiful appartment and you will enjoy itwe have had some pretty good airbnb hosts but tasos has to be about the best of all timeRead more reviewsthe location is perfect 10 to 15 minutes walking distance to down town/town hallthis is really a nice and very central apartmentmost places of interest were within (phone number hidden by airbnb) minutes walk awaythe apartment is in a great location about 10 minutes walk from the old towneasy to walk in the area but best to have a car to move around
This colorful apartment will brighten up your holidays! It’s opposite Nicosia Presidential park, and close to a beautiful walking/cycling path that follows the Pedieos River. It’s a twenty-five minute walk to central and old town Nicosia. There is a kiosk, supermarket, coffee shop and sports bar close by.
Nicosia, colorful, cosy, rustic . Good Wi-Fi .Nicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsair condition and wi-fi run without problems and that's all i needthe apartment is very well located in the city with all the necessary amenitiesthe heating was good enough and the apartment was full of equipmentamazing cozy place — beautiful hardwood floors almost like a cabingeorge’s apartment was comfortable for our one-week stay in nicosiahe keeps a very clean unit and well equipped kitchen and cleaning and bath suppliesthe apartment was clean spacious and had lovely colorsit is clean and there is everything you needit has a nice double bed with clean towels and sheetsthe appartment was clean cosy and nicely decorated
Host:george is a helpful hostgeorge is a great hostgeorge is an excellent hostgeorge was a very welcoming and helpful hostgood place and good hostRead more reviewsdistance to old city -nice walkthe only con is the location a bit far from the city center but worth it anywaysit is on a good spot easy to find and walking distance from the city centerhe also picked me up from the bus station so i didn't have any problem finding the housealso it's very quiet area ideal for rest
Located in the heart of the old city, this guesthouse was built in 1922. This is a beautiful old building, which has been renovated with care and attention. It has high ceilings and tall windows.
The building is comprised of five double bedrooms, a reception area, a comfortable sitting room, a fully equipped kitchen, where guests are welcome to cook. There is also a cozy dinning area. There are two bathrooms (WC and shower) in the inside yard which are for sharing between the five rooms.
Private Room in a guesthouse in Nicosia centerNicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsthe room was beautiful and wifi work fabulouslydo yourself a favor and book a room herethe room is so comfy no noise air conditionned little map of the city bed is so goodgreat style and feeling of where you are comfortable convenient and excellent valuethe rooms are beautiful and the blue frames and artwork add to the cypriot aestheticbeautiful clean and calmit is spotlessly clean with a lot of charactertraditional style very clean and cozy inside and outsidethe whole house is super clean and decorated with really nice artthe house was beautiful and always perfectly clean
Host:athena was a wonderful hostathena is a wonderful host so friendly and helpfulathena was extremely helpful and on hand with advice as neededthe host provided all the information i needed and was super hospitablea great host and a great place i definitely recommend itRead more reviewssuperb location quite close to all the placeshi everyone the accommodation is in a great location it´s 5 min walking distance to ledras streetnot only is it beautiful but it's so central and within walking distance of everythinggood cooking facilities and the location in the city is eccellentthe location is also very good as the old town is just down the street
This studio apartment offers clean and spacious accommodation. It is just steps away from the upgraded areas of Ledra and Onasagorou Street, where restaurants, cafes, and museums can be found.
Staying here you will only be a short walk from Nicosia’s shopping, cultural district and central bus station.
Studio Flat with old city balcony viewNicosia, Cyprus
Top guest reviewsa beautiful cosy little apartment with a marvelous view of the mosque in a good locationi stayed in this beautiful apartment for 7 weeks while working in nicosia and thoroughly enjoyed my staythis is a comfortable clean apartment in the old town in nicosiathe apartment is ideal for 2 people and was very cleangreat location clean apto cozy with a great viewit was clean and well-supplied with appliances tea and coffee etc
Host:john was a great host for ushe is a great hostjohn was a great host and very responsivejohn was responsive and very helpfuljohn and his colleague were particularly helpful with our check-inRead more reviewsgood location in the city centeryiannakiss place is in a great location with several good restaurants and bars nearbyyiannakis's place was ideal for a few days exploring nicosiaa very beautiful apartment inside the old city of nicosia very close to all museums and major attractionsthe location is great for walking around the whole city and we were never disturbed
Nicosia - A city of two
Even though Nicosia is a city divided into two cultures, visiting it will make you see how history paves the way for people to live together in rich and historical surroundings.
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