Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Catania, Italy - Updated 2024

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Catania, one of the largest cities in Sicily, is known for its colorful culture, interesting museums, and one-of-a-kind architecture that goes way back to the Renaissance period. Another thing to take note of is their food - you should try the famous pasta alla Norma in one of the local restaurants in town. In addition, you shouldn’t also miss the town’s frenemy which is Mt. Etna, the town’s main attraction, as well as the cause of destruction when it erupts. Visitors will also find many accommodation options, including Vrbo vacation rentals and boutique hotels. The locals of this striking municipality welcome you with open arms. Read on and book from one of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Catania, 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 June 24, 2024.

1. Casa Tarocco (from USD 160)

This cheerful holiday rental in Catania possesses a full package that guests can enjoy throughout their stay. For one, it sits smack dab in the heart of the town’s historical district, where countless old buildings and attractions surround you wherever you look. This one-of-a-kind view is best savored on your private balcony, accessible from the dining area to the bedroom.

The apartment comes with several modern conveniences to keep you in the loop, including a WiFi service and a streaming-capable TV set. Basic toiletries are provided in the bathrooms, which will come in handy whenever you need some refreshment.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
665 meters (0.5 ft) from Castello Ursino
88 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
including the breathtaking views of etnea and also could enjoy nice city street view on the cozy balcony
beautiful 2 bed/bath apartment with a nice view just like the photos show
rooms are spacious balcony is wonderful
the apartment was really lovely very well put together with beautiful furnishings nice beds and amenities
the a/c worked very well and kept up with the hot weather we had
here is so clean and enough space
tiziana’s airbnb was modern and spotlessly clean
the place was exactly same as what was described - clean and cozy
place is really well maintained and clean
the city itself was less clean than expected but the property was a nice retreat
host was extremely helpful
host communicated really well
great hosts accommodating and responsive
the host was also super friendly and helpful
the hosts were very responsive and helpful with all the questions we had
walking distance to all attractions
great apartment in a great location
beautiful place close to everything catania has to offer
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2. Bright and modern apartment with a garden patio (from USD 117)

Located within a stately 20th-century building, this apartment in Catania screams chic to the extreme. A stylish experience is on offer for travelers near and far. Well-thought rooms, spacious areas, and eye-catching designs bring together a friendly place to live, even if for just a few nights.

The common area features living and dining corners and is an idyllic spot to rest and recuperate after a long day out in town. The same can be said for the outdoor patio, which has been decked out from head to toe with verdant plants and fresh flowers.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
1.74 km (1.1 mi) from Castello Ursino
359 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air con worked wonderfully felt very safe in the apartment
the appliances and airco are in excellent condition as is the bathroom
friendly and very informative welcome an beautiful apartment and cozy nights on the balcony
super quiet and spacious ground floor apartment with a well decorated outdoor space
comfortable bed and great pillows plus shades that kept it very dark well past sunrise
the apartment was very clean and elegant
apartment was clean spacious and very comfortable
the apartment itself is clean spacious and beautiful
also the apartment was super clean spotless defeneatly recommended if you want to explore catania
it was clean spacious and gorgeously designed exactly like the photos
diego was a wonderful host
diego is a nice host who gives great recommendations and was very friendly
diego was a very helpful friendly host who answered whenever i called to ask questions
diego was really a perfect host and very easy to communicate with
diego was also a fabulous host and his recommendations were amazing he has great taste
great big apartment close to the city center
the location is very well and shops restaurants and cafés are close by
the apartment is perfectly located 15 minutes walk from downtown
amazing house and great location right in the city centre
the apartment itself is in the perfect location just a short walk from everything you need
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3. Spacious apartment with ornate frescoes (from USD 107)

Designed with colorful floor tiles, a frescoed ceiling, and large paintings with ornate gold frames, this Airbnb in Catania will remind you of a museum. The space is bright, with big windows and white furniture. Two bedrooms and a spacious living area with a sofa bed mean up to six guests can be comfortably accommodated here.

This long-term rental in Catania is ideal for families, as there are kid-friendly amenities such as a crib, high chair, and books and toys for children. As for attractions, the famous Basilica della Collegiata, which most of the apartment’s decor is inspired by, is right across.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
368 meters (0.3 ft) from Castello Ursino
640 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all basics were available in the apartment including good espresso coffee enough for the entire stay
the artwork and ceilings are beautiful and the kitchen is nicely equipped
amazing historical apartment in the centre of catania with fantastic check-in and communications
the bathroom was large and the bed was comfortable
our family of 4 (my older parents my sister and i) really enjoyed our stay at gwendalina’s apartment
it was also very clean and quiet
the apartment was spotless clean
the apartment is older but clean and well maintained
room's condition is best very clean and warm and comfortable
our stay here was great the decor was beautiful and the apartment was clean
she was very responsive and kind
gwendalina is a very communicative and helpful host that was very accommodating to our schedule and needs
we were met by gwendolina’s staff who was a terrific host
the host arranged a taxi for us and was super helpful
gwendalina is very responsive to any questions and was a great host
great location beautiful house
great location and great apartment
amazing location and special interior
located in very hard of the city center close to all places of interest
great location next to the big market
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4. Chiara's home in the historic center (from USD 95)

This Airbnb rental is a large room in a house located in the historical neighborhood of Catania. Monuments and structures that predate modern times, such as the Roman Amphitheater, surround the property.

The room is so spacious that it can accommodate up to four persons at a very minimal price. It contains one double bed and two single beds, so there’s no need to worry where you’ll sleep. Aside from the comfortable, bright, and well-lit room, you also have access to the tastefully furnished common spaces including the kitchen, living and dining areas.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
829 meters (0.6 ft) from Castello Ursino
247 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room has air conditioning and huge
the room is huge and has air conditioning it can sleep 4
we had a big room with beautiful view on etna
the room is very spacious and beautiful and has a little balcony thats facing the road
it is a large room with great views
very clean and spacious room
very clean and comfortable apartment
everything was clean and neat
chiara's place is really clean and comfortable
room was really clean and big
chiara was a wonderful host
ciara was a great host
chiara was a perfect host
chiara was a kind and gracious host
chiara is a lovely host
the location is an easy walk to night life and very well located
great location near the center
big house with good location
good location near plenty of eats
perfect location to visit catania
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5. Mizzica BnB - The picturesque Catania Room (from USD 64)

Do you want to live an authentic Italian life for a day or two? Why not book a room in a bed and breakfast located in the heart of Catania’s downtown? The street has so much character and will make you feel like you’re in a romantic movie. The room has everything you’ll need including a comfy bed and a private bathroom. You are also welcome to use the common area and bond or get to know the other guests. If you’re looking forward to visiting historical sites, no need to worry – for it is just between Castello Ursino, the Historical Market La Pescheria, and the Cathedral of St. Agata.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
232 meters (0.2 ft) from Castello Ursino
330 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place is clean and the air conditioning is literally heaven
arianna was really helpful with local tips of where to go and the breakfast was lovely too
room very nice modern design and comfortable with a private bathroom
the room is great it was clean neat and accurate to photos great host
the room is very central and arianna was very welcoming and easy
clean convenient and comfortable
everything was clean and newly renovated
it was very clean
super cosy clean quiet
the place is clean and good-looking
lovely place with very nice host
the host is very proactive and communicative
super kind host and private entrance
host was very kind and she recommended several reastrantes
she was very helpful and responsive throughout the entire trip
good central location close to public transit main square and market
amazing b&b in a perfect location
great location - a short walk to all areas of catania
ideal location to explore the old city center
was a great apartment close to everything we wanted to see
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6. Budget accommodation near the historic center (from USD 33)

Are you looking for a budget-friendly accommodation for three persons? This Airbnb vacation rental is a private room in a house located in the oldest neighborhood in Catania. If you are after the historical places in this town, you’ll like that this rental overlooks the historic San Berillo district and is near a lot of cathedrals, local shops, and bars. Inside your room are a double bed, an extra mattress, a sofa bed, a desk, a gas stove, and a wardrobe. You will have all the essential things you’ll need for a comfy stay.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
941 meters (0.6 ft) from Castello Ursino
496 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge room comfortable mattress good wifi
the room is a good size and there is wifi available
the room was big and comfortable with a handy little balcony
i would strongly recommend to renovate the apartment especially the bathroom and get rid of old furniture
the bed is only a mattress on the floor it makes it less comfortable and cold in winter
a cosy room in the centre of catania clean and tidy
clean room nice and discrete host centrally located
simple and clean rosella's place was perfect for me
rosella was very flexible and arranging things and the house was very clean
great location good communication with rossella and the room was gigantic and clean
rossella is a nice host
the host is very nice
rossella is a very kind and helpfull host
she was very responsive and kind
rossella and her lovely cat are really nice hosts
very good location it is central to everything
very well located and spacious room
location is good when it comes to proximity to the city
good location between the bus/train station and the center with all the sightseeing
brilliant location handy for bus and train stations as both are about ten minutes walk away
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7. Apartment for two in a great location (from USD 70)

This one-bedroom apartment may look minimalist, but if you look closer, you’ll see flowers tucked in between fresh towels, ornate teacups, and colorful dishware - details that will make you feel welcome. Perfect for those on a solo trip or couples celebrating a special occasion, this Airbnb in Catania is just as comfortable as a hotel. It’s located in a quiet area, but you’ll have easy access to the city center and public transportation. Amenities include breakfast, WiFi, air conditioning, and a kitchenette with an espresso machine.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
1.28 km (0.8 mi) from Castello Ursino
488 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really loved the apartment and all the amenities
the fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast is an asset
the apartment is decorated to a high standard and it’s bright and airy
the apartment was like described
we also received some welcome drinks / sweets and breakfast which we really appreciated
clean and very cute
the place was spotless and very comfortable
the apartment was nice and clean
the apartment is really nice and clean
the apartment was spectacular it was really clean and stylish
and the recommendations of our host were excellent
host was very pleasant and helps me with everything i requested
the hosts are so friendly and provided breakfast
amazing experience the host was exceptionally kind & helpful
serena was a really nice host and very caring and responsive
good location everything is a walk away
the location is very good and close to the central station and the bus terminal
super cute and close to everything
good location and very helpful
cozy flat in perfect location
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8. Studio 2 in historic Catania center

This is a self-contained, bright, studio-type Airbnb rental that can accommodate two persons. It is strategically located near the city’s night scene where a lot of local shops, pubs as well as tourist attractions including the Ursino Castle, Duomo, Porta Uzeda, and Piazza Paolo Borsellino are situated. You will also find it easy to go from one place to another when you book this place since the bus stops are within walking distance. Aside from the location, this place is also budget-friendly and has all the conveniences of a real home, including a functional kitchen, a private bathroom, and a sitting area.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
300 meters (0.2 ft) from Castello Ursino
271 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely en-suite bathroom excellent wifi simple but good cooking facilities and air-con
the apartment also had air conditioning which was great for the hot summer days
the air conditioning was strong small apartment close to everything
the appartment is really small but comfortable with all the necessary things
the studio was very clean and comfortable with air conditioning and a private bathroom
very clean and comfortable
very clean and nice place
it was clean and comfortable
it was very clean
the apartment was clean and the listed description accurate
andrea is a nice host
the host is polite and kind
andrea is a very pleasant host
andrea is a very kind man
andrea was the perfect host
location is alse perfect
location was great very close to the city center
perfect location for walking to the town square
great location - very close to the center of town
nice studio with great location
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9. Apartment in city center

If you’re traveling with your friends, this one-bedroom apartment near the city center with its various attractions is the right match for you. It is not only convenient because of the location, but also budget-friendly. For a minimal rate, you get to have the whole place for yourselves. The apartment contains an open plan kitchen, living and dining area. It also has a balcony with a dining set up, which you can use during sunny days.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
775 meters (0.5 ft) from Castello Ursino
141 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed wardrobe space and lovely balcony to sit out on
the air conditioner proofed to be very good idea
pietro's apartment was a very nice place to stay very inner city nice environment balcony amazing building
but it is easier to live in this apartment without car
bathroom was good with powerful shower
the room was clean and comfortable
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the place was very clean
moreover it is a very clean and new place
nice clean central apartment in catania
very nice host and good position
pietro is a wonderful host
he has been a great host for us
pietro has been a great host
pietro was an absolutely wonderful host
location was excellent though
great location and nice appartment
great location very small studio
very central and nice apartment
the apartment is located in a really good arae - central area is only a few steps distance
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10. Charming apartment with bohemian touch

Italian people are known to adhere to their principle of “joie de vivre” or the joy of living. This Airbnb rental promotes just that by giving their guests an unforgettable and eventful stay. The host encourages their guests to join improvised parties at the street or the balcony, which usually happen every now and then. The place also has an open plan where two apartments are connected with common areas that can be used by the guests in both apartments. The common areas include the kitchen, bathroom, and the living area. Inside the room, you’ll find a neat and properly lit room with lovely decors and furnishing. It also has a double bed, a couch, and a Sicilian style balcony.

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1.03 km (0.7 mi) from Castello Ursino
175 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Home Morad in Catania 2 downtown

If you value your privacy, this shared room in a house is not for you. But if you’re traveling to gain friends and new experiences, you are very welcome in this lovely home of Cristiano. You won’t find any accommodation as budget-friendly as this is–and with all the conveniences of a real home. Inside the room are a single bed, a sofa bed, and a sunny balcony. For a minimal rate, you also get to use their open plan common spaces including the sitting area with a fireplace, the dining area, and the kitchen.

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1.27 km (0.8 mi) from Castello Ursino
160 reviews  
Shared room 2 Beds 3 Guests

12. Casa Teatro in big studio center

If you’re looking for a spacious apartment for a small group, this lovely two-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental is the one to book. It can accommodate up to five persons, perfect for a family on vacation and group of friends on a holiday trip. Aside from being spacious, it has all the modern conveniences, including cable TV, air conditioning, and heater. It also has a spacious and stylish living area, a dining hall, and a functional kitchen – in case you’re up for cooking. As for location, it is within walking distance of the main shopping center and the public transportation facility.

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Catania, Sicilia, Italy
1.07 km (0.7 mi) from Castello Ursino
138 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong air conditionning on both floors of the appartement was appreciated
he is an experienced airbnb'er coffee tea wifi password were at hand
ac in every room was extremely good considering the hot weather
lot of space clean strong wifi hot water and huge water pressure also coffee for the morning
- bed was very comfortable shower is roomy by european standards and wifi was strong
very clean and tidy
very clean and well equipped
it's clean and spacious
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the flat was clean and picturesque
host was very nice and knowledgeable
the host was wonderful
jhonny was a great host and flexible around our schedule
host was helpful and answered all questions quickly
jhonny is a good host
location is good also
it's very easy to take a bus if you wish as the bus stop is really close
the location was perfect for seeing the sights and close to public transport
you are literally within walking distance of everything that is great in the city
walk from the main attractions in the city center
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13. Room in the heart of Catania

If you want to explore the city’s must-visit attractions, including museums and beaches, this Catania vacation rental in a newly renovated building is your must-book Airbnb. It is located in the heart of the city where public transportation is within reach. Your room is tastefully designed with lovely furnishing and minimalist décor. It can accommodate up to two people with so much room to move around. Aside from the room, you can also use the whole ground floor including the living area and the kitchen.

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Catania, Sicily, Italy
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Castello Ursino
321 reviews  
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my room was absolutely incredible with 5 meter high ceilings and beautiful flor tiles
the breakfast was very nice and included boiled eggs croissants cereal fruit coffee & tea etc
we loved our beautifully furnished and immaculately presented room (complete with anti-mosquito plug-in a must )
breakfast was good with fresh espresso made by pepe
the room was just as it is in the photos spacious comfortable and delightfully put together
this b&b was clean and comfortable
room was clean cosy and really spacious
the bathroom was very clean the room large and comfortable
very clean rooms bathroom kitchen tidied regularly
the place in clean and the building is very beautiful and historic
claudia and peppe were wonderful hosts
claudia & peppe were lovely hosts
beautiful room with great host
claudia and pepe were wonderful hosts who were very welcoming friendly informative and accommodating
really helpful hosts with excellent local knowledge
great central location and big room
the location was easy to find
finally the location is great not far from the center and right around the corner from giardino bellini
the location was very close to catania’s city center and getting around was easy
the location is great 5 min walking to via etnea and all the action
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14. One-bedroom apartment near Piazza Duomo (from USD 80)

This city has so much history to tell. If you’re after this, you better book this apartment fast, as this place is at the center of it all. Great for both short stays and long-term accommodations, the rental in Catania is located 20 meters (65.62 feet) from the Ursino Castle and just three minutes away from Piazza Duomo.

The accommodation itself is also something to look forward to, especially the panoramic view from its balcony. The apartment has one bedroom that can accommodate up to three persons. It also has a lovely living area, a dining set up that can seat four, and an equipped kitchen. You can have this for a very friendly price.

Stayed at this property?
Catania, Sicilia, Italy
220 meters (0.2 ft) from Castello Ursino
312 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very nice with a fantastic view from the balcony
very nice rooms with a beautiful view over catania
fantastic stay nice and clean air-conditioned room great bed balcony with a lovely sunset view walking distance to everything
the location is perfect the view from the balcony of the room is amazing
a nice apartment with great view and warm hospitality
their place is clean and comfortable
everything was immaculately clean
beautiful room perfectly clean and comfortable
the apartment is very beautiful clean and comfortable
the place is very clean and safe
giuseppe was a fantastic host
giuseppe was a great host
our hosts service knowledge and recommendations were flawless
the owners' hospitality was so good
giuseppe is a very good host
the location is fantastic
the location is great
great location walking distance to all attractions
location is quite good since there are good restaurants and bus terminal close
the location of the room is great
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Catania and its promises

Catania has many things in store for you, including a day in the many museums, a stroll in one of its palaces and domes, a gastronomic local cuisine experience, and a plethora of other things that will keep you wanting more, making your stay more than you had planned. So what are you waiting for?

Whether you’re looking for a house or villa near Catania, Sicily, or a private room for two, Airbnb has options for you. Book now and have a wonderful stay in one of these amazing rentals.

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