Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Cuenca, Spain - Updated 2023

airbnb Cuenca, Spain
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The town of Cuenca, Spain is a jaw-dropping sight. Dramatically perched on a limestone spur above the Jucar and Huecar rivers, with its famous Casas Colgadas or “hanging houses” clinging to towering, rocky slopes, Cuenca is one enticing medieval town in Spain. With its ancient mansions and beautiful cobblestone lanes, this mesmerizing medieval old town is an equally exciting, romantic, and energizing travel destination. Top tourist attractions are the exquisite Cuenca Cathedral, the arresting San Pablo Bridge, and the mind-blowing hanging houses. So, if you want to escape to a place filled with beauty, mystery and friendly locals, then book a stay in Cuenca at one of these top Airbnb vacation rentals.

1. Renovated two-bedroom apartment in the center of old town (from USD 82)

Found in the heart of old town, on the banks of the Huecar river, is this wonderful and recently refurbished 2 bedroom apartment. This lodging, in a century-old historic building, provides spectacular views and stylish comfort. It is obvious this place is decorated with love, care, and an artistic flair. Guests will be within walking distance of the old town, including the major tourist sites. Free parking is available on the street. The host is warm, responsive, and attentive. Best of all, delicious homemade cookies are even provided!

Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
557 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds and couch were really comfortable
comfortable king-size bed with single large mattress (two equal bedrooms living room kitchenette)
comfortable beds & fully equipped kitchen
not mentioned is the great view from kitchen and family room
very quiet and comfortable accommodation with good views from the kitchen and living room
everything is clean and cosy
very clean and cozy apartment
very clean and warm
it was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
adrian went beyond the call of duty and was the perfect host
the host was friendly and helpful
adrian is a most wonderful host
adrian was very helpful and lovely
adrian and his family were very welcoming and helpful hosts
cute little apartment on an excellent location
excellent location in the walled city
adrians place is wonderful close to everything
adrian's place was in good location in the old town close to main attractions
great location in the old city and quick walk to main walking trails and sights on the city
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2. One-bedroom apartment in old town with "pretty in purple" design (from USD 67)

This sleek one bedroom apartment is in the old town district near several tourist spots, such as Plaza Mayor, Cuenca Cathedral, and a few museums. The apartment balcony offers splendid views of the neighborhood and sights of local festivities and processions that pass under the balcony. The living room features comfy furnishings and a nice ambiance. The bathroom is tidy and sports a natural stone decor and a hydro-massage shower. The kitchen is ultra-modern, nicely arranged, and replete with every up-to-date appliance, including a washing machine. The bedroom is cozy, with a cushy double bed and very polished bedding.

Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
177 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
bedroom separate from the main room and nice to have a proper balcony and french doors
it's very clean and quiet
the apartment is very clean and designed with a lot of taste highlighting the historic elements
the flat is very modern and clean
it is neat compact clean and very stylish
vanessa was gracious lovely and very helpful
vanessa was super helpful giving recommendations for food and activities that weren't in our guide book
vanessa is a very friendly host that gives you a lot of tips and information about the city
a really nice apartment in a perfect location
location is perfect for the old town and also handy for popping into downtown cuenca
there's a really nice little bar just around the corner from the apartment too
the apartment was in a really fantastic location and very clean
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3. A comfy room in a house with 3 breathtaking views

With the opportunity to take in the beautiful sights of Cuenca’s landmarks and more, this house is not to be missed. A stay here allows you three stellar views of Cuenca. One sight lets you observe the activity on Palafox Street. This is one of the main streets in the old medieval town. Another spot overlooks the Jucar river. Lastly, there’s a view overlooking the mouths of both the Jucar and Huecar rivers! As for the house, it has a local Spanish flair and lots of natural light. Television, WiFi, stereo, CDS, and books are provided. Feel free to roam about the house, that includes an efficient kitchen and cozy living area. The bedroom’s style is simplistic and comfortable. There’s a wardrobe, cushy bed, and even a telescope to examine Cuenca’s beauty more closely!

Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
267 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
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great apartment with amazing views
amazing view from our room and living room
living room is very beautiful with good view to the river
the apartment is a corner unit so the view spans the living space and is truly impressive
very nice living room with beautiful views of the river and surrounding
the whole place was very clean
the flat is nice clean good equiped and the beds confortables
the shower and the toilet weren't so clean but beside that it was great
the room was great it was very clean
it was incredibly clean and comfortable - we had a great stay and hope to be back
wonderful host and wonderful apartment
acacia is friendly helpful and makes you feel at home
very nice host gave us some tips
friendly nice and accommodating hosts
acacio was the perfect host and made us feel at home in his space
the location is excellent
the location of this place is amazing
a very good location in cuenca
i recommend this location to spend a nice trip in cuenca
excellent room in the best location in cuenca
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4. Cheery one bedroom next to the Júcar River walk

This ground floor apartment is located in a historic neighborhood in Cuenca. Characterized by narrow streets and adorned with many artistic murals, this lodging offers a wonderful starting point to explore the city. Housed in a classic building, this apartment is spacious with whimsical decor. It is within strolling distance of the medieval old town plaza. Other features include free WiFi, TV, table games, washer, and free parking.

88 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 3 Guests

5. Charming one-bedroom apartment in the center of Cuenca

Set in the prime area of old town, 5 minutes from the main square and between the two rivers, this adorable apartment boasts a very bohemian, artistic vibe with fanciful fixtures throughout, and high ceilings in the living room. The kitchen is basic but efficient. The bedroom offers a very comfortable rustic ambiance. The bathroom is pristine, with a nice burst of color from the boldly-tiled shower. Residing on a quiet street, guests are within walking distance of great restaurants and bars. The river, hiking trails, and tourist attractions are also close by.

75 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

6. Humble, stylish abode with a stunning terrace

Located alongside the Jucar River, this private room in a modest, yet cozy and affordable apartment is a great option for solo travelers or couples. The ultimate highlight is the large outdoor terrace that has a barbecue and offers incredible views of old town and the Jucar River! This apartment is spacious, with many windows for ample natural light. The bedroom has a comfortable double bed, wardrobe and a window facing the outside. The hosts are a couple with a well-mannered dog. The pair is dedicated to the arts, so expect to find interesting decor at this property.

46 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. Located next to the main square, this house of colors dazzles

The house of colors lives up to its name since it is comprised of a patchwork of interior color schemes that are vibrant and fun. This one bedroom apartment is a truly unique. The bedroom offers a double bed and the living room sofa folds out. You’ll find relaxing comfort in the bathroom with the hydro-massage shower. No wireless internet is available, but the tourist office around the corner provides WiFi free of charge. The lovely neighborhood offers guests sights of and access to the Plaza Mayor (main square) and the hanging houses. Guests can also enjoy bars, restaurants, museums, specialty shops, and grocery stores in the immediate area. From the apartment balcony, witness the old town processions and celebrations during Holy Week, which is the week immediately before Easter.

37 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Centrally located cozy studio with pretty views

Because this studio is located on the third floor with no elevator, and the walking distance to old town is uphill, this accommodation is probably best suited for the physically fit. The locale is ideal with plenty of nice restaurants, bakeries, and shops nearby. The lodging is simple, cozy, well-maintained, and clean. Lots of natural light pours in throughout the day from the living area’s large windows, and the beds are comfortable. There’s also an airy balcony with nice views. The host is warm and helpful, as well as thoughtful: leaving sweet treats and snacks upon arrival.

36 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

9. An inviting home in a tranquil pedestrian square in the heart of Cuenca's historic center

This cute apartment. is situated behind Cuenca’s main Cathedral and nearby the hanging houses and many tasty and affordable restaurants. Because of the location, you can easily forgive the smallness of the apartment. However, if you’re wanting compact coziness and a place for a good night’s rest, this is the perfect spot. This lodging also provides a simple breakfast, iron, hairdryer, gel, and shampoo. Board games are available if you are a small family with young ones in tow.

Cuenca, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
128 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
however it is comfortable for two
we had a great stay in nuria’s apartment
the apartment itself was very clean and cute; with an authentic medieval ceiling but with all modern conveniences
nuria was a great host and solved quickly all minor issues
i appreciated very much swift and smooth communication with our host nuria
nuria is a great host and the location is perfect
it was easy to see that nuria is a caring host and prides herself on good service
great location just a few steps away from the cathedral
the location is great and close to everything central
great location to explore the old town too
great place and fantastic location in the heart of the historic town just off the square behind the cathedral
charming property in a fantastic location
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10. A bed & breakfast in the enchanting city (from USD 133)

At this place, you will feel right at home thanks to the gracious host. Located on a quiet tree-lined street along the Jucar River, this colorful room offers pretty accents, a comfy double bed, and stylish furnishings. This room also has TV, WiFi, a wardrobe, desk, and welcome chocolates. The bathroom is clean and well-stocked with lots of bath amenities, along with a soothing rainfall shower. At breakfast time enjoy juice, fresh milk, coffee/tea, bread, or muffins. But. the real winner is the homemade biscuits and homemade jam prepared by the host! The area has wonderful trails that lead you through splendid rock and green landscapes, and a view of the river. Trails also lead to the medieval old town center. Last, but not least, a supermarket, vegetable shops, bar, restaurants and a bakery are also nearby.

Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
278 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was light and lively full of color
beautiful fresh flowers all over the apartment
we were greeted by a breakfast of muffins toast coffee teas and fruit every morning
we slept well and the breakfast was lovely
we also enjoyed being able to cook in eva's modern kitchen
everything is very clean and well maintained
the room is clean and comfortable
her bathroom is clean and feels like a hotel
her flat was clean quiet and comfortable
the room was spotlessly clean and the bed was extremely comfortable
eva was a wonderful host
eva was a perfect host
thay are very kind and make us feel at home
she was very kind to let me use her washing machine to do the laundry
eva is a very good host
plus the location is wonderful
located in a beautiful part of town and close to the local bus route
it was an ideal place to stay
location is great and its easy to walk into the centre if you are fairly fit
fabulous location near incredible hikes shops and old-city
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Dreamy Cuenca, Spain!

So much of the everyday sights of Cuenca evoke a fairy tale quality, from the hanging houses to the steep cobbled streets, to the medieval castle ruins. Don’t miss the chance to experience for yourself the otherworldly atmosphere, along with the unique character and amiable vibe of the locals of Cuenca. Make your reservation with one of these great Airbnb lodgings and lifetime memories!

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