10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Varenna, Italy - Updated 2024

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Varenna, a romantic and picturesque mid-sized town is worth a visit. You have not been to a charming commune with unique ancient villas, friendly locals, and lush greenery, if you have not visited Varenna. Tourists from all over the world frequent the area for its laid-back feel, too. We all want our vacation to be as peaceful as possible, right? While visiting the region, take part in boat rides and leisure walks to see its charm and character. Along the trip, you can’t help but notice the commune’s beautiful and brightly colored houses that can be seen from afar. The commune also has some of the best vacation rentals in Italy. Read on below for more information about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Varenna, Italy.

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 21, 2024.

1. One-bedroom house with a private fenced garden (from USD 413)

Furnished entirely in natural wood, this lovely house is out to offer the best accommodation and hospitality in Varenna. The host is friendly and welcoming, and is always ready to help you throughout your stay in the facility. Having lunch under the trees with shade and overlooking Lake Como adds to the many dining options at your disposal. What’s more, the view of the lake is absolutely breathtaking and the house is extremely comfortable.

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Varenna, Lecco, Italy
8.15 km (5.1 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
452 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire vacation home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are amazing and sitting outside to eat breakfast on a few days was a treat
the place was wonderful on the lake witv amazing views and extreemly cozy interiors
the fireplace and the sauna makes it comfortable even at cloudy days
this cozy lake cottage has so much charm it is like a fairy-tale
cinzia is very thoughtful and made available beverages and even some breakfast items complimentary
best location clean and well decorated charming interior and very easy communication with our host
the owners are lovely
she has very quick responses and super helpful if you have any questions
she was a thoughtful host excellent with recommendations and assistance during our stay
lovely host will meet you and show you around
cinzia is an amazing host
location superb etc etc
cinzia’s place is beautifully located on the lakeside
the location was so cosy and comfortable
really nice place ideally located right next to the sea
beautiful charming house on a fairytale location
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2. Luxurious apartment with a swimming pool (from USD 501)

From the views that you can’t beat to the modern amenities, this one-bedroom apartment is an amazing vacation rental to consider staying in while visiting Varenna. It’s clean, cozy, and with lots of beautiful original pieces of art. The facility is also completely renovated for a five-star experience. To add to its charm, it has a swimming pool for you to soak in and relax your mind.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
4.01 km (2.5 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
107 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself has stunning views of the lake and town from the balcony and all windows
the apartment is charming and all the amenities are great
every room had an amazing view of the lake and mountains
the view is everything the bed and linens are comfortable
the lake view apartment was lovely and perfectly equipped
the apartment was clean warm and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and modern with nice touches
is nicely furnished very clean comfortable and beautiful
it was very clean well equipped and renovated to a high standard
third it is absolutely beautiful maintained and clean inside out
pietro and the staff are kind helpful and welcoming
he was a wonderful host from the beginning of the visit to our departure
we had a wonderful anniversary celebration at this beautiful villa in varenna the host was so helpful and welcoming
christiano was the best host /apartment manager you could ever hope for
more importantly though is how wonderful the host is
varenna is a wonderful location and the villa is perfectly situated
a short walk from the city centre and train station villa monte is in the perfect location
would recommend the location to anyone staying in varenna
the location was perfect; easily walkable to everywhere
the location of the villa is perfect for relaxing or sightseeing
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3. Beautiful villa with great views

A stay in this two-bedroom villa exposes you to breathtaking landscape and lake views. In the evening, when the sun goes down, you are treated to stunning sunset views over Lake Como. In the living room, there are modern and comfortable sofas for a pleasant stay indoors. The beautiful and private garden, a few steps away from the house, is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy Varenna’s sun. Other than that, the neighborhood that the villa is tucked in is safe and clean, and you’ll be within a short drive away from fantastic restaurants serving tasty Italian cuisine.

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Varenna, Italia, Italy
5.49 km (3.5 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
42 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is equipped very well but lacks basics like salt or coffee
everthing was clean and comfortable - thanks for everything
joshua was a wonderful host
joshua was a very responsive host
we would absolutely recommend this place
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4. Clean and fabulous house in a quiet area (from USD 174)

Spend your holiday in this comfortable two-bedroom house that’s surrounded by beautiful scenery. The house is tidy and well equipped, and with a host who’s easy to communicate with. Sit on the terrace while enjoying a drink in the sun and take in beautiful views of the lake. Apart from being conveniently located, the facility is also in a quiet area, so you enjoy a peaceful holiday from the moment you step foot in it.

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varenna, Lombardia, Italy
5.34 km (3.4 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
81 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
livio was very kind and helpful and made sure we were familiar with everything
the house was well located and beautiful
livio was great the house was great and location definitely can't wait to go back
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5. Charming apartment right on the lake (from USD 228)

For an unforgettable holiday right on Lake Como, choose this two-bedroom apartment. It’s comfortable, sparkling clean, and the views from the apartment are second to none. Steps away from the house is a little beach, where you can sunbathe and enjoy the cool breeze. Sitting on the balcony in the sun is a must-do leisure activity as you enjoy magnificent water views and listen to the waves of the lake. Besides that, there are great restaurants and a supermarket nearby.

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Varenna, Lombardy, Italy
4.89 km (3.1 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
162 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning view from the apartment
amazing views high ceilings french doors balcony and all in a comfortable and modern home
amazing view out of the apartment
her apartment was a stunning light filled place
the furniture is up to date and comfortable
everything was clean and comfortable
the apartment is very clean and recently renovated
the apartment is very clean and fresh
it is clean and well ecquipted
the flat is clean and nicely fitted out with everything you need for a homely stay
kind regards andrea
savina and stefano were wonderful hosts
savina and stefano were wonderful hosts
savina is an excellent host and easy to communicate with
savina was a lovely host and made us feel right at home in her beautiful house by the lake
great location on the shores of lake como
the perfect location for a perfect holiday
fantastic location right on lake como
the location was beautiful although a 1
the location is perfect a 10minute walk from the more touristy area of varenna
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6. Beautiful and well-kept studio apartment (from USD 125)

A vacation rental that’s comfortable, well-equipped, spotlessly clean, and with a helpful host make your vacation worthwhile. Luckily, this charming studio apartment has all those amenities, and more. It’s also well-maintained and tastefully decorated to bring out a serene ambiance. The highlight of the property is its terrace that comes with stunning lake and mountain views. The ever-changing view from the apartment is one that you will never get bored of. Check out the excellent restaurants located within a walking distance from the facility and enjoy delicious local food.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
6.05 km (3.8 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
60 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the apartment was exactly like the pictures
great apartment with a beautiful view - would happily stay here again
incredible views over lake como (especially varenna) from this beautiful apartment
we could wish aircondition but the provided fan was ok
a gorgeous location and incredible view from the apartment
the apartment is clean and spacious
very clean and well taken care of place
the apartment is well equipped spotlessly clean and check in was very quick
lorenzo is the most amazing host and we had the most wonderful time
lorenzo is very responsive and i wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this place
only a short walk to the lake for a swim and a couple of excellent restaurants nearby
it’s quite a walk from varenna but worth the time highly recommend
lovely location with a beautiful view
the walk to varenna takes about 30 minutes but it is a nice and beautiful path
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7. Modern apartment with a fully equipped kitchenette (from USD 174)

This newly refurbished apartment is not only a nice place to sleep but also an excellent base to explore Varenna. It’s clean, spacious, and in a very romantic setting. The modern kitchenette is well-stocked with pantry items, utensils, and quality appliances such as an induction cooker, microwave, and dishwasher. Start or end your day by sitting on the pretty balcony to kill time and take in the great views of Lake Como. Other than that, the facility is set in a nice location, a walking distance to the ferry dock and train station.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
3.85 km (2.4 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself is freshly renovated and looks the part; clean and good amenities (kitchen and washing machine )
wonderful fully-equipped apartment well-situated in the historic centre of varenna
sensational apartment which i rate as extremely beautiful
clean and spacious
chiara’s apartment is clean and comfortable
it was extremely clean and modern
super clean comfortable and perfect for two
all furnishing are spotlessly clean
host friendly and responsive
chiara is a lovely host
chiara was a friendly and welcoming host and our trip couldn’t have gone better
we also went to the owners restaurant where we had a really good meal too
chiara is a great host and communication was excellent
location was fantastic as well
easy to find from train station about a 12min walk
this was a great location at a good price
very comfortable bed and sensational location
great location & easy to get to the ferry
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8. Lovely apartment close to all amenities (from USD 396)

This charming apartment has a private entrance and is close to eateries, entertainment joints, and local attractions. It’s nestled in a great location for visiting Lake Como and exploring its environs. The facility’s host is incredibly friendly, prompt in communication, and gives excellent local tips. Views from the apartment are absolutely beautiful as well. Additionally, restaurants, and train and ferry stations are a short walk away from the establishment.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
3.82 km (2.4 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
56 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
talk about a room with a view had a lovely time the facilities were fine and the bed comfy
sheets and towels were clean
the place itself was clean and so cozy
the apartment was clean and had everything we needed including a fully equipped kitchen
giorgio and his wife lorena were amazing hosts
the hosts are amazing - so kind and helpful and were easy to contact
giorgio and alberto are very kind and attentive hosts
casa pergola was magical the hosts were incredibly friendly helpful and prompt
fantastic central location in lovely apartment with everything you could possibly need
great location great hosts great place to stay at overall
giorgio’s place is in a great location with beautiful views
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9. Peaceful and comfortable villa (from USD 352)

If you’re in search of an ideal vacation rental to fully relax and enjoy stunning mountain and lake views, this three-bedroom villa is for you. You can admire the views of Lake Como from every part of the house. The facility is tucked in a quiet neighborhood and furnished with modern comforts to bring out a homely feeling. Aside from that, the villa is in a picturesque location that you won’t resist taking a picture.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
7.05 km (4.4 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
68 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was quite hot one night and we asked for another fan
we had access to the lake and were able to swim and really enjoy the beautiful views
we found the place to be very clean and in good repair
joshua the host is brilliant
joshua is a great host
joshua is a perfect host
joshua is a fantastic host
joshua is an amazing and attentive host in helping you both prior and during your stay
perfectly located between two villages hiking trails close by
wow what an amazing location
that was best location ever
a great romantic location directly at the lake
absolutely amazing place right on lake como
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10. Conveniently located two-bedroom apartment

Stay in this lovely apartment that’s situated in a great location and you won’t require a car to move around and access local amenities such as pubs, shops, and food joints. It is an air-conditioned apartment that also comes with Wi-Fi so you can surf the internet and connect with friends and family. Near the house is a free beach, where you can go to sunbathe and indulge in fun water sport activities such as swimming and jet skiing. The host also provides top-notch customer service and makes you feel like you’re in a five-star resort.

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Varenna, Lombardia, Italy
3.98 km (2.5 mi) from Orrido di Bellano
90 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furniture is comfortable
the hum of the fan also was great white noise
she also brought over a large floor fan that provided more air flow between the bedrooms
the wifi was very good and the kitchen nicely stocked for cooking in
the beds were comfortable and our family of five fit nicely
very clean and comfortable
the house was sparkling clean and smelled amazing
the apartment was immaculately clean
it was clean and spacious and fully equipped
the apartment itself is clean spacious and exactly as described
the host alessandra is very helpful
we loved our host who was welcoming and helpful
alessandra is great host
alessandra is a perfect host
alessandra was a great host
great location just off the main square
the location was great walking distance from the train stop in varenna
fantastic hostess location and place
easy walk to the ferry
great apartment in the perfect location
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Have a pleasant stay in Varenna

For a great holiday experience in Varenna, start with choosing a comfortable accommodation facility that feels like home. Check out the above Airbnb vacation rentals while visiting the area and create unforgettable memories.

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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