11 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bucharest, Romania

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Bucharest, the capital city of Romania, is known as the country’s “Little Paris”. It is home to both ancient colonial buildings and sophisticated structures, combining a wonderful mix of the old and the new. Some of its most renowned tourist attractions include the 12-storey Parliament Palace, which was built in 1984, and the Old Town, where 19th-century buildings remain. Another reason to visit the city is its pedestrian-friendly streets!

Vacation rentals in Bucharest range from budget rooms to luxury hotels. If you want a more localized experience, you can go for an Airbnb instead and ask your host for the city’s best-kept secrets. To help you plan your trip, here’s a list of some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the city. Plus, all are below 40 USD!

1. Location, location: stay downtown (from 29 USD / night)

Mihai’s apartment is just fantastic! It is nice and spacious, perfectly clean and had everything we needed for our short stay in Bucharest. Ed (Guest review)
Located in downtown Bucharest, this modern one-bedroom apartment can comfortably fit two guests. It is fully furnished, including a kitchen, a private bathroom, a washer, and a wireless internet connection. An air-conditioning unit and a heater is available for guests’ use as well.

It is only a three-minute walk from the Old Town. Known to locals as Centru Vechi, it is one of the main tourist areas of Bucharest, filled with restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops. If you’re taking the subway, this property is also near the Victoria Boulevard and Universitate metro station.

A modern yet comfortable home away from home, this studio is perfect whether for couples, solo backpackers, or business travelers.

Mihai’s Studio Apartment

Address: Victoria Blvd., Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 29 USD / night

Access: 3-minute walk from Bucharest Old Town

2. Close to the nightlife in Bucharest's center (from 23 USD / night)

Daniel has a nice apartment, very big and the listing description is accurate. The neighborhood is quiet and safe. We had nice time there. Julia (Guest review)
If you want to be in the center of Bucharest’s nightlife, this luxury apartment is for you. It has a total of three bedrooms, with one king-size bed in each. There’s also a desktop, a two-door closet, a comfortable sofa, and a small refrigerator.

From here, it only takes one to two minutes by foot to reach bars, clubs, and restaurants. For non-party-goers, you can still enjoy the location because it is also near to Cismigiu Gardens, the House of Parliament, and the Unirii Shopping Center. Also, the Bucharest Police Headquarters is just a street away.

Since it is located on the sixth floor of the building, the room has a nice view of the nearby establishments. It has a big window that provides the room with great natural lighting. There is no air-conditioning, but the hosts provide a fan to keep guests cool. Other amenities include a Wi-Fi connection, a washing machine, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a bathroom with a bathtub.

Luxury Room in Bucharest's Center

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 23 USD / night

Access: 5-minute walk from 783 bus station

3. Hipster vibe studio (from 23 USD / night)

The apartment was exactly as outlined in AirBnB. Beautiful and sunny. It was close to public transportation. Victor was very friendly and informed us fully for places / attractions that you can visit. Christos (Guest review)
Boasting a hipster atmosphere, this studio is decorated with handmade items like a penny floor and a pallet hanger. Adding to the vibe are wall paintings made by the hosts themselves. The room is ideal for two guests, and it is equipped with both an air-conditioning unit and a heater.

If guests wish to cook meals for themselves, they can use the studio’s mini kitchen. The property is located near to a traditional market where fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, and cheese are available. Although not located in the city center, there are metro stations and bus stations nearby. By foot, it takes approximately 25 minutes to reach the Old Town.

Hipster studio

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 23 USD / night

Access: 25 minutes from the city center

4. Luxury studio with panoramic view (from 31 USD / night)

It’s a very good apartment and we really enjoyed ourselves here! The apartment is very clean and equipped with all necessary facilities. Besides, it is just next to the supermarket and two shopping malls so it’s very convenient. Zoey (Guest review)
Ideal for a maximum of three people, this 45-square-meter (484-square-foot) upscale studio is close to shopping centers and a subway station. It is located on the seventh floor of the building, which can be accessed by an elevator. From the room itself, guests will surely enjoy the panoramic views of the city.

During their stay, guests can enjoy a free wireless internet connection and air-conditioning. For business travelers, they have a laptop-friendly workspace you can use. Also, if you’re renting or bringing a car, there are various public parking spaces surrounding the apartment building.

It is just five minutes away from the Presidential Palace, the second largest administrative building in the world. Meanwhile, if you wish to explore the city center, it will take about 15 minutes by a taxi.

Luxury studio with panoramic view

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 31 USD / night

Access: 15 minutes from the city center

5. Cozy house near the parks (from 35 USD / night)

Uca was very welcoming and the place is really well located about a 20 minute walk to the old city. The breakfast was homemade and delicious and nice to mingle with other guests. Megan (Guest review)
Situated in a scenic neighborhood surrounded by parks, this studio belongs to a three-bedroom house with shared areas like a living room and a fully-equipped kitchen. Ideal for a maximum of three people, it has two beds: one king-size bed and one single bed. Each room has a private bathroom with free toiletries.

Other amenities include a walk-in dressing room, a laptop table, and a television with access to international cable channels. Guests are encouraged to use the common areas, which allows them to interact with other travelers and holiday-goers, creating a friendly atmosphere.

Most commercial establishments are just one to five minutes away from the property by foot. There are grocery shops, banks, restaurants, street food stalls, and pubs. Tourist attractions like the Botanical Garden, Cotroceni Palace Museum, and the National Opera are easily reachable by foot as well. Also, if you wish to take a stroll along the famous River Danube, it would only take 10 minutes of your time.

HOME Project

Address: Strada Carol Davila 93, Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 35 USD / night

Access: 20-minute walk from the city center

Contact: +40 751 751 895

6. Modern ambiance in downtown Bucharest (from 34 USD / night)

You couldn’t ask for a more centrally located flat (a few minutes walk from the Old Town), with great transport links, shops and cafes around, as well as a short walk away from one of the city’s main parks. Madalina (Guest review)
Painted mostly in white, this studio in downtown Bucharest offers a cozy ambiance for Bucharest visitors. From the Old City, you just need to cross the street to reach the property. It has easy access to public transportation, as well as recreational activities. This location is also good for business travelers who will frequent the city’s main business district.

The bed can comfortably fit two people. There are also closets, which can be useful for long-term guests. If you wish to cook, there is a kitchen with an electric stove, a sink, a frying pan, and a boiling pot, as well as dining utensils. The private bathroom has a shower cabin, while toiletries and other bathroom essentials are also provided.

The building does not have a parking space, but there is an underground parking lot at a nearby university that you can use for an additional fee.

Central studio

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 34 USD / night

Access: Across the street from the Old Town

7. Spacious place in the Old Town (from 35 USD / night)

The house is just as it looks in the pics. Great location and very easy to communicate and reach the host. Would definitely come back! Dragos (Guest review)
If you’re traveling as a group of four, this spacious apartment would suit you and your travel buddies perfectly. It is located between a major boulevard and the entrance of the Old Town, a prime location if you are planning to explore historical sites in Bucharest.

The apartment has two rooms with one king-sized bed in each. It is a newly-renovated space on the second floor of the building, accessible by an elevator. A few steps away is a 24-hour supermarket, while a bus stop is 10 to 15 minutes away by foot. If you are coming straight from the airport, a taxi will cost 8 EUR (roughly 9 USD). Those who will be staying for 10 days and more can benefit from a free airport service from the host.

Apartment amenities include free coffee, a free wireless internet connection, a clean set of towels and sheets, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a washing machine and clothes dryer.

Old Town apartment

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 35 USD / night

Access: 5 minutes from the Unirii and University metro station

8. Comfortable in Bucharest's main avenue (from 35 USD / night)

The apartment is small but tidy with all the necessities, plus it’s in a GREAT location. Filip was really helpful with the arrival and everything went really smoothly. Hayden (Guest review)
Calea Victoriei is Bucharest’s most famous thoroughfare. Dating back to 1962, it hosts an array of palaces, churches, museums, and high-end shopping establishments. If you want to stay connected to the many happenings in this area, you can stay at this studio near Romana Square. Quite the opposite of the surrounding buildings, its interior design is modern and optimized, a nice place to relax after a full day of walking and sightseeing.

It is a six-minute walk from the Romana Square subway station. Along the way, you will see plenty of restaurants, clubs, and pubs. Several fast food restaurants and coffee shops are open both day and night. Amenities include a large double bed, a kitchen complete with utensils, a microwave oven, a coffee machine, a washing machine, and a refrigerator, wireless internet, and cable TV. Meanwhile, cleaning and towel / bed sheet replacement services are free of charge.

Central studio at Calea Victoriei

Address: Calea Victoriei, Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 35 USD / night

Access: 6-minute walk from Romana Square subway station

9. Studio with balcony view at University Square (from 29 USD / night)

We had a nice stay at Tudor’s place, the apartment is light and clean with a cozy balcony. He was flexible about check-in time and the communication was smooth. Aline (Guest review)
With its location near the University of Bucharest, this vintage studio can make you feel like a student all over again. Natural materials are used as decorations, while retro colors dominate the space. Instead of a full bed, a large pull-out sofa serves as the sleeping area for guests. It can comfortably fit a maximum of two people.

Other amenities include a wireless internet connection, heating, air-conditioning, a private bathroom with a bathtub, and a kitchen. If you have valuables, you can put them in the spacious deposit box.

From the studio’s balcony there is a nice view of the traditional Armenian Quarter. It is a mix of old mansions, churches, and interwar-period apartment buildings. Nearby are several restaurants, a piazzetta, and a street boutique. The University Square is just a five-minute walk from the property. If you are coming straight from the airport, you can ride Express Bus 783 and disembark at the university stop.

Sunny Studio University Square

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 29 USD / night

Access: 5-minute walk from the University Square

10. The city center place to fit everyone (from 35 USD / night)

We enjoyed our stay very much. Great location. Cute room. We would recommend staying here for sure! Nicholette (Guest review)
Ideal for families or a small group of travelers, this apartment is located five minutes away from Radisson Blu. It has easy access to public transportation, as well as establishments like bars, restaurants, and cafes in the vicinity. For travellers who like spending time in casinos, there is also a grand casino nearby.

The space, which was renovated in 2013, is equipped with an air-conditioning unit and a heater. There is also a fully-furnished kitchen with a microwave oven and utensils. In case you need to do your laundry, you can use the washing machine as well. Other amenities include a wireless internet connection and a television with cable channels.

This is apartment is also ideal for long-term renters because they have weekly and monthly discounts.

Apartment in the city center

Address: Bucharest, Romania (see map)

Price: from 35 USD / night

Access: 5-minute walk from Radisson Blu

Bucharest: Romania’s “Little Paris”

The best time to visit Bucharest is from April to June and between September and October. The most common forms of public transportation in the city are buses and subway trains. If you want to drive on your own during your stay, car rentals are available throughout the city from as low as 10 EUR (roughly 11.30 USD) per day. With plenty to see and do and a wealth of great Airbnb vacation rentals options for really reasonable prices, add Bucharest to your travel wish list!

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