Fall In Love With Florence: 5 Breathtaking Airbnb Vacation Rentals - Updated 2021

Fall In Love With Florence: 5 Breathtaking Airbnb Vacation Rentals

Despite being surprisingly small, the enchanting and alluring riverside city of Florence is still one of the top ‘must-sees’ on many people’s Italy travel list. Fall head over heels with the many masterpieces of Renaissance art and intricate architecture, as well as the glorious and inviting food and wine that is enough to make you never want to leave. This magnetic, romantic, and busy city has hardly changed since the Renaissance era, its urban streets still evoking many tales and stories. With such beauty and splendour lurking everywhere, it is only natural to be confused about the best place to stay. Here are five breathtaking Airbnbs that will definitely make your visit a spellbinding one:

1. Cosy cottage: mini flat at Duomo, Florence (from USD 107)

This cosy and beautiful mini flat is located at the heart of Florence, where it is walking distance to all the main museums and tourist attractions such as the Accademia Gallery, Medici Chapels, Bargello, and Santa Croce. Enter the main room and be awed by how lovely and cosily it is decorated. The cute bed and relaxing pictures hung on the wall are enough to make you want to fall in love with this picturesque space. Need some fresh air? Open up those wooden doors and be enchanted by the beautiful views that Florence has to offer. Counter seats are perched on the balcony to provide a place for guests to chill and relax. Gaze across the surrounding rooftops from the balcony, and admire the great views. It gets even better when the sun starts to set. A small electrical kitchen, which consists of a fridge, microwave, toaster and a kettle, is also provided for your use. Three is not a crowd! Climb up to the second floor to reach a single loft bed, which is comfortable and cosy after a long day. Lounge on the plush velvet sofas in this cosy space beside the loft bed. Crunch on some chips or gulp down a cold Sprite while watching a show on the flat-screen TV. Pretty as a picture, the bathroom is decorated tastefully with cute flowers and bright green titles, a cheerful and happy sight to start the day.

Firenze Rentals Mini Corso 12
Florence, Toscana, Italy
388 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment was perfect with a great view
the apt is updated with great amenities while still preserving the historic original structure and materials
great view great restaurants near by coffee kitchenette large bathroom and living space
he also quickly responded when i needed help with the wifi connection
per paolo's suggestion we enjoyed a great meal just around the corner from the apartment
the apartment is so nice and it was very clean and comfortable equipment e
the loft apartment is beautiful and clean
there is plenty of space and the bathroom clean stylish and new
the apartment is sparkling clean and is exactly shown on the website
this bachor apartment was all i needed it had a kitchen and comfy clean linen bed
the hosts were amazing
the host paolo was great
paolo is a very nice host
samuel and paolo were excellent hosts
samuel and paolo were amazing hosts
good location near the central shopping area
easy walk from smn train station
great location right in the middle of all the action
this is a great location
best location in town many steps to the apartment
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2. Modern apartment with great views: LoveTheTower (from 93 USD)

LoveTheTower is an apartment located just 40 steps away from from Piazza Signoria, the first city square in the centre of Florence. The sizeable and airy living room is well furnished and modern, with shiny wooden flooring and a cute book shelf. Help yourself to an interesting read and snuggle up on the couch. Apart from the bright light over the middle of the dining table, there is also plenty of natural lighting from the windows that face the living area. A dining table, which seats four, can be used for guests that would like to have their meals in. Ever find it a hassle looking for the utensils you need? Which drawer is it again, and where are the knives placed? This cute dining table has a compartment where the utensils are prominently placed for everyone’s use, so now you don’t have to wonder where the fork is, because it is just right under your nose! Enter the warm and cosy bedroom and snuggle up against the clean linen sheets and feather light pillows on the king-sized bed. A small desk and lamp are provided for any last-minute work that needs to be done. This homely and spacious bedroom has all the space in the world for you. From your expensive Chanel fur jackets to your Muji socks, the amount of space from these closets and drawers will always be enough. Connected to the master bedroom, this toilet is coated with green tiles, a great sight for your tired eyes. This spacious and newly furnished kitchen has all the equipment needed to whip up a full meal.

Do note that the apartment is located on the third floor of the building, and there is no lift. It may not, therefore, be suitable for people with reduced mobility.

LoveTheTowerView Signoria&PonteVecchio

Address: San Giovanni, Florence, Tuscany, Italy (see map)

Price: from 93 USD

Number of Guests: 3

3. It's all brand new: apartment in the heart of Florence (from USD 66)

Located on a quiet residential street just 100 metres (328 feet) from the famous Arno River and 100 metres (328 feet) from the Piazza Santa Croce, this apartment is also only 200 metres (656 feet) from the famous Piazza della Signoria, right in the heart of Florence. Enter this cosy and warm apartment and you will instantly feel at home. Don’t worry about feeling bored at night when you can’t sleep; just look up and admire the intricately designed high ceilings. Also, the pictures hanging on the wall give the space a very chilled out and relaxing vibe, making anyone who enters feel at ease. The hosts even generously leave a bottle of wine and some snacks for guests. Have a few sips of Italian red wine on this queen-sized bed and just enjoy the moment. If two is company, three’s a party! Now you never have to worry about three people squeezing into one bed when travelling with your besties or as a couple with a child. Just hop onto this sofa bed, located in the corner of the room near the dining table. Have a cup of coffee and a freshly baked cornetto (Italian pastry) at this dining table, comfortable for four, while feeling the natural rays of sunlight fall onto your skin. The bright and vibrant colours are enough to cheer anyone up after a stressful day, and the lovely kitchen can make anyone happy by just being in it. The bathroom is spacious and sparkling clean, big enough to fit two people who are rushing to get ready in the morning.

Located on the second floor of the building, there is no elevator access to the apartment’s level. It may not be suitable for people with mobility difficulties.

Brand new apt in heart of Florence
Florence, Toscana, Italy
260 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ac and wifi worked great
air conditioning was welcome during the hot weather
the bed is very comfortable and the air conditioning is really good
the air conditioning was perfect and kept the apartment cool how we like it
awesome shower area and plenty of closet space for our needs
all clean and comfortable
spacious and clean space
the apartment is super clean modern and spacious
the apartment is clean and just the right size for a couple + 1
very clean and the best location
also the host was really efficient at responding to emails and giving directions
we also enjoyed the list of dinner recommendations provided by the host
tiziana was a perfect host
tiziana was a gracious and helpful host
very kind and friendly host highly recommended
the location is excellent
great location to everything
amazing location walking distance to the top attractions
excellent location near all major attractions
fantastic location & beautiful apartment
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4. An ancient affair: Ponte Vecchio Suite B (from USD 167)

Just a few steps from Ponte Vecchio and Borgo Santi Apostoli, this prestigious and luxurious apartment is located in an ancient building in the middle of the city square. The antique and opulent apartment gives an elegant vibe to anyone sitting in this room, the warm lights giving it a very cosy and comfortable feel. Sit on the cushioned rattan sofas, and stretch your legs out under the wooden coffee table. Or simply wash an apple at the basin, and skip up the stairs to find out what’s in store for you next. After climbing the stairs you’ll find a beautiful bedroom on the second floor. Big enough for you to roll on it thrice without falling, the king-sized bed is perfect for a deep slumber. This cosy space is well furnished and outfitted tastefully. Lie on your fine linen sheets and many pillows as you enjoy your favourite shows on this flat-screen TV. Take a refreshing shower in this well furnished and pretty bathroom. Basic toiletries are provided in case you forgot anything.

Old Tower Ponte Vecchio Suite B
Florence, Toscana, Italy
37 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the interior of the rental is very comfortable with a plush bed and great accents including air conditioning
the king bed is comfortable and the apartment gets dark at night
the place is exactly how its shown with the comfortable bed upstairs in the loft
everything was clean and spotless and check in/out was very easy
this very comfortable immaculately clean apartment had everything we needed
this charming little loft is clean stylish and in a great location near ponte vecchio
and the location is fantastic
great location and clean/ cozy
a perfect location to explore this beautiful city
a cosy apartment in a great location
nice apartment in an amazing location with easy access to the main attractions and restaurants
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5. Balcony with a view: central double room (from USD 60)

This double room, located just a few minutes from Florence Duomo and Florence Station, has a lovely private balcony that shows you the view over the stunning Florence Cathedral. This lovely and spacious private room is outfitted tastefully with the constant minimalistic colours of blue and white. Notice the beautifully designed tiles on the bedroom floor that give the whole room a very vintage and chic feel, and the door that opens up to the balcony. Clean towels are also provided for use as well as a wooden desk for last-minute work or studying. Smell the fresh air and feel the cool breeze on your skin; the balcony is a great place if you would like some time alone, or if you would like to chill with some friends. What a view to behold! Admire the view of Florence Cathedral and fall in love with Florence all over again. The kitchen is a communal space that you will have to share with other guests, but sharing is caring when you can have your meals overlooking the courtyard and the red roofs of Florence. The kitchen is equipped with cookers, an oven, a fridge, a microwave, toaster, and all other necessary equipment. The shared bathroom follows the theme of the apartment, with the intricate designs and the use of the colour blue. Brightly lit and sparkling clean, this bathroom includes a brand new sink and toilet, a bidet, a shower, and a window that shows you the rooftops of Florence.

Very spacious and bright room in the city centre
Florence, Toscana, Italy
123 reviews
Private room in apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
strongest wifi we've found so far
we enjoyed breakfast or taking a nap in balcony
the apartment has all the amenities that make for a pleasant stay
we had full freedom to use the kitchen as well
comfy bed and nice balcony
a very clean and comfortable flat
the place was clean and organized
we had a warm welcome and everything was very clean and well prepared
the apartment is very clean and practical
the room is very clean and nearby the center
host was very helpful
she was so helpful and her response was quick
hosts were very welcoming and helpful
our host was kind helpful and very hospitable keen to guide us and make suggestions
great host and explained everything in detail when i arrived
the location was excellent
brilliant location walking distance to all major sights
very good location to experience firenze
ideal place for a city trip to florance
very cute room and an easy 10 min walk to central florence
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Some things never fade

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Many things fade to dust but some stay forever. In Florence, create the best memories in this magical and captivating city. Open up your eyes to the grandiose masterworks of art and architecture, and close them in one of these breathtaking Airbnbs that will definitely complete your stay.

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