Culture vultures will be in heaven when they visit the historic town of Albi, situated in the south of France. Located a little over an hour away from the busy hub city of Toulouse, Albi attracts visitors from around the world. Most of these visitors are drawn by its cathedral’s Unesco World Heritage status, spectacular architecture and cultural highlights such as the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, which houses hundreds of the famous artist’s works. All you need to do in order to enjoy Albi’s many delights is find yourself the perfect place to stay. Check out our list of top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Alibi, France.
1. Tourist apartment near the cathedral (from USD 80)
If you want to be right in the thick of the culture of Albi and its historic architectural delights then this stylish apartment may be the choice for you. Highly rated by past guests, this Airbnb rental is located in the heart of the town, on one of its liveliest streets and close to Albi’s cathedral, the Cathedral Sainte-Cécile, which is thought to be the largest brick building in the world. It is also very well located for a visit to the Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, a museum dedicated to the famous artist whose name the museum bears, and who was born close to Albi. More than 1000 of Toulouse-Lautrec’s works hang on the walls of this impressive museum, which is located in the Palais de la Berbie, a 13th-century fortress. The apartment itself, meanwhile, has one bedroom and a sofa bed and is capable of sleeping up to three people. It also boasts a full kitchen, although its location in the heart of Albi means you’ll also find plenty of eating-out options on the doorstep if you don’t fancy cooking.
Rental unit in Albi · ★4.62 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bathAlbi, Languedoc-Roussillon Midi-Pyrénées, France
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Amenities & Room:there is a very pretty view from the bathroom window i would stay here again for surethe space is really nice and it had some basic supplies in the kitchen which was greatlots of hot water for the shower and check in was easy with a lockboxnice compact 1br apartment suitable for couple with modern amenities
Cleanliness:very nice clean and modern apartmentmodern clean and comfortablewe had a great stay in axel's apartment which was super clean and cosycheck-in was easy and the space was very cleanaxle was very easy to work with and the apartment though small is comfortable clean and well equipped
Host:axel was a great host very easy to communicateRead more reviews
Location:great locationgreat location next to cathedrala great location and near everyhtingaxel has a wonderfully located apartment in albi around the corner from the cathedralgreat location beautiful apartment and perfect for couples
2. In the heart of the city, with parking
Fans of Albi’s history will revel in the chance to stay in this highly-rated property. For this flat, located in the heart of Albi, sits on the third floor of a historic 18th-century building. What’s more, its vintage is proudly on show, with exposed red bricks and timber posts making a stay here a truly immersive experience in the history of the city. Those hankering after their home comforts need not fear. The period touches do not mean that modern conveniences are overlooked. Indeed this two bedroom property, which also has a sofa bed, boasts air conditioning, TV, wi-fi and even an MP3 station. The apartment is fully-fitted, has an open-plan kitchen equipped with an oven and a dishwasher - should you decide to forego the city’s restaurants or nearby indoor market and enjoy a cozy meal indoors.
In the heart of the city of albi with parkingAlbi, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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Amenities & Room:very accurate description and the apartment was excellentthe main level stayed cool with a/cwould definitely recommend this apartment - we were sorry when our stay was overthe apartment gave us a real feel for france and we loved exploring albi and surrounding villagesabsolutely charming apartment in the very heart of the historical district of albi couldn't be better located
Cleanliness:very clean and tastefully furnishedvery clean and very well equippedthe apartment is spotlessly clean and tastefully decoratedthe flat is extremely clean and well equippedthe flat is stylish original pleasant and impeccably clean
Host:julie and laurent are wonderful hostsjulie and laurent were delightful hostssupported by a laurent an outstanding hostlaurent was very welcoming and helpfuljulie was a very welcoming host and made us feel at home right awayRead more reviews
Location:excellent location and flat in the heart of a wonderful citynice apartment in a good locationa fantastic location in a wonderfully equipped apartmentlocation could not be better especially if you love foodwell équipped apartment in a great location and would definitely recommend
3. Albi Suite, Appt Extrème Centre Ville (from USD 68)
Accommodation options can often boil down to a choice of a stay in the heart of a historic city center, or somewhere with parking options as being able to rent and park a car, provides a mean of transport to explore other areas. However, these two factors do not have to be mutually exclusive, as this Airbnb rental proves. Despite being located just two minutes away from the main square on foot, the flat boasts its own designated parking space, ensuring you can have your cake and eat it when staying in Albi. The flat also comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, fitted with ceramic hobs, fridge, and a microwave - should you be tempted to eat in rather than sample the local restaurants. The property is also perfect for couples or small families, with a queen size bed and sofa bed, providing sleeping space for up to three people.
Rental unit in Albi · ★4.74 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bathAlbi, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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Amenities & Room:the listing was very accurate and the apartment looks exactly like the pictureswifi would have been nice but other than that it was great overallwifi would be a great addition to the flat apart from that all was goodeverything needed is included and we really loved the apartmentthis is a lovely spacious and very well equipped apartment perfect for a few days a week or longer
Cleanliness:it is small but cosy super clean and confortablev neat and clean
Host:hostess was very responsive throughout the reservation period and welcoming on siteclarisse made us feel very welcomed and was very helpfulvery helpful and friendly host made the stay particularly easy and enjoyableshe explained everything to us and was very helpful with suggestions of where to eat around townthe apartment the location and the host all are very niceRead more reviews
Location:great studio suite and locationits nicely situated within a short walk to the city centershopping cafés markets and historical points of interest are all all within walking distancegreat location with secure parking within 10 minutes walk of the cathedral and tolouse-lautrec museumits a great place from which to explore this beautiful city
4. Bedroom with direct access to garden (from USD 33)
This large private bedroom opens onto the property’s garden, providing independent access for ease of movement. Its 30 square meter size interior means there is space not only for the main bed, but also a sofa bed. As such, as many as four people can stay at any one time. It also has access to a private bathroom. Those looking to explore the city and wider area under their own steam will also be well placed. The historic heart of the city is roughly 10 minutes away on foot, and the property owners also offer the loan of bicycles - perfect for getting out and about. The friendly welcome by the hosts, and value for money rental have also been highly praised by past guests.
Townhouse in Albi · ★4.82 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 private bathAlbi, FranceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:and a little breakfast included fantastic dealwe had a very nice and comfortable stay at the houseincredibly comfortable and espacious en suite (bathtub) room overflowing into a giant garden
Cleanliness:clean and comfortable roomshe gave us two beautiful and very clean rooms with our own bathroomvery big and clean room near to the old town
Host:a friendly and welcoming hostour hosts were both very friendly and welcomingaccurate and careful cheerful and very responsive hoststhey were extremely accommodating and didier speaks english very well so communication was goodmarine and her family were delightful hosts - we had a lovely visitRead more reviews
Location:lovely pastries for breakfast and good location an easy walk to the historic old citythe city centre is 10 minute's walk away and free parking outside the housewalking distance to the city centre very kind and friendly hosts cozy apartment with a beautiful gardenvery hospitable home nice people large bedroom with the garden access good location close to city center
5. Studio "Souleillou" (from USD 56)
Enjoy views over the terracotta tiled rooftops of Albi with a stay in this studio flat. This flat provides accommodation for up to two people on a sofa bed. Located in the heart of the city, the rental is well placed for those hoping to explore Albi’s many attractions. And, as a self-contained flat, it also has its own fully-equipped kitchen for those looking to eat in while enjoying the view. Two bicycles are also available for use by guests - providing a great way to get about within the city itself. For those who wish to stay longer than just a few days, there will definitely be weekly and monthly discounts provided. With its ideally situated position close to many attractions, coupled with the provision of bicycles and great amenities that hosts offer, it is no wonder that the unit has won over numerous guests.
Rental unit in Albi · ★4.76 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bathAlbi, Midi-Pyrénées, FranceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the second thing was the fanwi-fi was not working well but not really a problem for usit was very hot but a fan and cold showers helped restore meit was perfect for one person the weather was very warm and the apt windows face west
Cleanliness:the apartment was fresh clean and compacta quiet clean sunny studio minutes from the cathédrale and other albi sightsthe apt is renovated and clean and bright
Host:florence was extremely kind in letting me leave my luggage in the apt for a late afternoon departureand within few days commucation and check-in was very friendly and uncomplicatedRead more reviews
Location:wonderful location and close to all the must see sights in albithe apartment is in an awesome location close to many thingsit is in a prime location and has a wonderful viewthe location was superb quiet and moments walk from all the main sights of which albi has many
6. Pied A Terre De Charme Hyper Centre (from USD 149)
This beautifully stylish flat has won many fans for its “wonderful” and “gorgeous” interior and its convenient location in the very heart of Albi. The historic property is perfect for a romantic getaway. The charming Airbnb rental is located just minutes away from the city center’s many attractions on, and boasts all the facilities you would expect - a large double bed, bath/shower and a fully-equipped kitchen fitted with an oven, a washing machine, and dishwasher. Past guests have raved about the service, cleanliness, location and the warm welcome of the host.
Rental unit in Albi · ★4.93 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bathAlbi, Midi-Pyrénées, FranceSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment is exactly like the photos but better in realitythere are comfortable sofas and nice furniture and a well equipped kitchenthe apartment is a microcosm of albi itself great style great individualitya wonderful stylish apartment with a great view of the cathedralapartment integrates old world elegance with contemporary stylish sometimes whimsical decor
Cleanliness:spotlessly clean and organizedbeautifully appointed clean and quietthis apartment is gorgeous the space is large comfortable very clean and well equippedspacious comfortable clean quirky fantastic location and really great hostthe apartment is very spacious and clean and it has secure car parking very close by
Host:host was very welcoming and helpfulmarie-jose is a wonderful hostthe host was very friendly and accommodatingmarie-jose is a wonderful hostshe is kind friendly and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:excellent location large bright roomsperfect location for a visit in albia fantastic stylish apartment which is in a superb locationperfect location a kitchen one can actually cook in (and the market is only a short walk away)the apartment was wonderful the location was amazing just around the corner from the heart of albi
7. Modern house with pool
Those who wish to be away from the hustle and bustle of the very heart of the city, but still within distance of it may wish to consider this private room. Located within a new house to the north of the river, the property is only five minutes from the historic heart of the city by car and is located in a quiet part of Albi that will allow you to wind down after a busy day sightseeing. Speaking of winding down, the house boasts its own small pool area, which guests are welcome to use - perfect for a little soak. Guests will also have access to all of the home’s common rooms, and those who have stayed previously have been impressed by the owners’ friendly welcome.
Chambre ds maison moderne & piscine
8. Nice cocoon in the heart of Albi
Highly-rated for its cleanliness, location, and value, this private room is also well located for those wishing to explore historic Albi. Located near the center of the city, it is situated a short walk from the historic core, as well as a range of shops and cinema. The room itself can sleep up to two guests, while the house also offers access to a kitchen and a shared bathroom. There is also a washer and dryer for those staying longer. And on warm summer days, guests may also wish to enjoy a little sunbathing in the garden. Those who plan on driving during their stay will also find the free on-site parking very handy.
Cocon sympathique au coeur d'Albi
9. La Chambre d'Elvire
Soak up views of the city’s spectacular cathedral with a stay at this private room in the heart of Albi. Located on the third floor, but with lift access available, the room provides the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the spectacular architecture. Naturally, its location makes the Airbnb ideally placed for a visit to the cathedral and other attractions in the city center, such as the Musee Toulouse-Lautrec. The room itself can sleep two people, either in a double or two single beds; and has access to its own private bathroom. Past guests have been mightily impressed by the location, beautiful view and friendly welcome of the property owners, who live in the flat.
la chambre d'Elvire
10. A charming apartment
Fans of the river will delight at this small apartment, which is located close to the Tarn in the heart of the city and near to Albi’s historic bridges. The location also means guests are within proximity of the spectacular cathedral and other city center architectural delights.This small one bedroom apartment can also sleep up to three guests. Do consider staying a minimum of two nights, as there are discounts available for those staying a week or a month. Past guests have also raved about the rich character of the flat itself, which boasts a range of books, records, and musical instruments. Amenities include a kitchen and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Petit appartement, Pont VieuxAlbi, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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Amenities & Room:promised wi-fi never materializeotherwise standard gite accommodationsit was a really comfortable and homely place with lots of style
Host:thomas was a great hostRead more reviews
Location:perfect location and very quaint little flatthomas has a hip apartment in a convenient location with free parking not too far awayhis apartment is classy and has a perfect location in the very cute city of albi
Explore Albi's many delights with a stay at one of these top properties
Albi’s spectacular buildings, rich history and delightful culture are a major attraction for visitors - drawing in guests from around the world. And, as these highly-rated properties show, you can find top quality accommodation right in the very heart of the city at great prices.
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