Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ferrara, Italy - Updated 2021

airbnb Ferrara, Italy
Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza

Situated just 44 kilometers (27 miles) northeast of Bologna, Ferrara is known as one of the Renaissance cities. In fact, the city itself is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Some of the more well-known architectures in the city are the Este Castle, the Cathedral of St. George, the National Gallery of Ferrara, and the old 9 kilometer-long (6 mile-long) wall surrounding the city. There are plenty of accommodations that follow the baroque style of the architecture in the city. Don’t know where to start from? Then read ahead and check out the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Ferrara, Italy, that we have selected for you.

1. Industry Loft 227 (from USD 102)

This old-school apartment is furnished with many retro-style ornaments. It features a private bathroom and two spacious bedrooms that come with a total of 2 double beds and 2 single beds, thus, the apartment can accommodate up to six guests. There is a well-furnished living area that comes along with a cozy fireplace, and the kitchen is adjacent to it. Basic amenities such as Wi-Fi and parking are provided. Aside from these, books and travel guides on Ferrara can be found in the apartment as well. Should you require any help, the host will come over personally to assist you. Additionally, the Este Castle is a short 10-minute walk away from the place. Bars are also found less than 300 meters (0.2 miles) away from the apartment. You can rent a bike from the host to explore the city.

Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
300 reviews
Entire loft 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
one could opt to pay extra for air conditioning though which would help with the air circulation
wifi connection was fast and ours children were impressed with loft
designed with style and comfortable
carlo‘s apartment is something very special
both ferrara and carlo’s apartment were beautiful
spotlessly clean and nicely decorated
very charming clean and cosy
the property was clean and cosy
perfect place clean and lovely decorated
very nice apartment clean nice decorated
the host was very nice too
the host was very kind and helpful
the host was friendly and very reliable
carlo is a wonderful host
friendly host with good communication
very well located walking distance from the centre
good location with flexible accommodation
great place great location :)
in a perfect location for visiting ferrara
the location is great near the center and the restaurants
Read more reviews

2. La Casina (from USD 71)

This country-style studio is great for families with kids as it features a crib, a toddler bed, a queen-size bed, a sofa bed, as well as a bathroom well-equipped with basic toiletries. Guests will have access to the kitchen and living room. There is an open courtyard at the back of the house which is perfect for children who enjoy playing outdoors. Wi-Fi and parking will be provided during your stay. Should you require any help, the host will be available on-call. Moreover, the property is located beside Piazzas Diamanti and Ariostea. Parco Massari is also less than 100 meters (0.062 miles) away from the studio.

La Casina- Tourism, long stays & smart working
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
194 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities good bathroom
the amenities were top notch and the bed very comfortable
nice kitchenette coffee plenty of hot water in the shower and a washing machine too
the property is very clean and has excellent wifi and a selection of cakes/coffees were provided for breakfast
spotlessly clean with quality bed linens and towels
the house is very clean and friendly
amazingly beautiful and clean
very quiet and very clean
it is spotlessly clean and has everything you need
elena was a wonderful host
elena is a very nice host
host very helpful
elena is the perfect host
elena was really friendly and provided great advice for restaurants
and the location is great
wonderful place in an excellent location
it is a lovely location
the location is ideal for someone traveling by car
the location is also perfect for exploring the city
Read more reviews

3. A homey apartment (from USD 32)

Solo travelers are more than welcome in this cozy space. The bedroom not only has a comfortable single bed, but it even has a printer for you in case you need to settle any paperwork. The kitchen, living room, and garden are available on a shared basis. Apart from all these basic amenities, the apartment also has an impressive location. It is less than 300 meters (0.2 miles) away from Este Castle and the Cathedral of St. George. As if the place is not convenient enough, the host is also willing to lend you a bicycle to explore the city. This is an ideal accommodation for those who are looking for a home away from home.

There is no place like Home!!
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
92 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was even nicer and bigger than it appears in the photos
his mum prepared a wonderful breakfast and is very warm and smile like sunshine
the room with the ensuite bath was just wonderful
i received a warm welcome and wonderful breakfast
maria teresa prepared every morning such a fantastic breakfast you won't get it in any expansive restaurant
the room i stayed at is very clean and cozy
the room is decent with a large and immaculately clean en-suite
very much like the room it's super clean and well-connected to the main touristic sites
the bathroom (it's private ) it's super clean and fully-equipped
the rest of the house was just as nice and everything was super clean
martino and his family are wonderful hosts
amazing host and amazing stay
thank your so much for the touchful host
the family host are more than friendly and wonderful people
she was also kind enough to call a taxi for me when i left
great location close to the centre but quiet and tranquil
the location is great for exploring ferrara - you are about five minutes walk from the historic centre
its a pleasant walk from the house to the centre and / or to the train station
m&m place is lovely and very thoughtfully decorated and just lies in the heart of the old town
the hosts are amazing breakfast so delicious and a few minutes walking to main attractions
Read more reviews

4. A designer's penthouse (from USD 98)

For those who are looking for a deluxe accommodation, this well-furnished penthouse would satisfy all your needs. It features two spacious beds and two beautifully-designed bathrooms that can accommodate up to 4 guests. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the living room is filled with plush couches for maximum comfort. There is also a lovely balcony that offers stunning views of the neighborhood, and it is a great place to have a romantic dinner with your loved one! Not only does it have such magnificent facilities, but it is also conveniently located less than 500 meters (0.3 miles) away from Este Castle and the rest of the city center.

Design Penthouse
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
127 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both aircon and wifi work very well
great music great view and good wifi [v important for our teenage children ]
the apartment is light and filled with art - and looks even better than the pictures
quirky in its layout allowing you to shower looking out over the tree-tops its an inspirational space
the apartment is bright and well-laid out the spacious deck is a special treat
everything is clean and well presented
everything is clean and a well stocked kitchen and all toiletries and bath towels etc
lovely comfortable and clean apartment
the apartment was spacious and beautifully furnished and was very clean
the apartment is very clean and well equipped with great attention to details and design
friendly host always avaliable for questions
vicenzo is an excellent host
vincenzo is a wonderful host
we will definitely be coming back to this marvellous place and it's very friendly owner bert & wilma
vincenzo is a very nice host who's skills as a campari sphritz mixer are unequalled
centrally located and easy to park on the street near by - staying here was very convenient
it is in a perfect location close to everything
this is a fun apartment near the city center and close to the museums and actives that ferraro offers
ferrara is a lovely italian town with narrow cobbled streets leading to the historic central square
vincenzo loft is a dream house everything is perfect especially location and comfort
Read more reviews

5. A charming, luxurious studio in a historic building (from USD 56)

With a Renaissance-style exterior, this studio is a perfect mix of modern-day amenities and history. With a well-furnished bathroom and a spacious bedroom, this property can easily accommodate two people. The kitchen is stocked with essentials if you wish to cook your own meals, and you will have access to Wi-Fi in the living room to cater to your entertainment needs. The apartment is located in a quiet neighborhood, but don’t worry because your convenience will not be compromised for your privacy! The studio is situated less than 300 meters (0.2 miles) away from Este Castle, the Cathedral of St. George, and the Parco Massari. Bicycles will also be provided by the host if you wish to explore the city thoroughly.

Charming, luxury studio in historic building.
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
165 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
special mention deserves the heating system as bathroom and bed- and living room can be heated separately
the space itself is quite comfortable and it looks out on a beautiful garden
charming beautiful entry way and common areas and nicely remodeled spacious apartment we would return for sure
the apartment is great super new and cozy fully furnished with very confortable bed and couch
the apartment was impeccably clean modern designed and well equipped
the room was clean and the bed very comfortable
the apartement was clean and very cosy
the garden is beautiful and the flat is very clean and modern
the apartment is renovated and super clean with a nice garden
great hospitality from the owner's mother
friendly and very kind host
the host was very kind and everything was good
hosts were caring and gravious
the landlord is very approachable and responsive
excellent location very close to the historical centre
great location and studio for visiting ferrara
this place is amazing great location
great apartment very close to the center of ferrara
a very comfortable apartment in a great location
Read more reviews

6. A single room 30 meters (0.018 miles) away from the cathedral

This room is in the same house as listing number 4. It is also a budget-friendly rental that can easily accommodate 2 guests. A shared bathroom and a workspace are provided. You can sit at the desk and read the guidebooks on Ferrara that are provided by the host. All the other amenities provided in the house are similar to those mentioned in listing number 4, so you can check that out again!

Camera Matrimoniale o Singola a 30 mt dal Duomo
95 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. A double room 30 meters (0.018 miles) away from the cathedral

For those who are on a tight budget and don’t mind sharing spaces, this cozy flat is the right accommodation for you. It is an absolute value-for-money as you will have access to two beds, a shared bathroom, a shared kitchen as well as a shared living room. Plenty of guidebooks and Wi-Fi are also provided in the living area. Since the host lives in this house, he will be readily available to attend to your needs. Besides all these amazing amenities, the flat is conveniently located around 30 meters (0.018 miles) away from the Cathedral of St. George. An optional tour around the city is also organized by the host for a more enriching travel experience. If you wish to house more guests, the host has a second room for rent which is listed below.

Camera Doppia a 30 m dal Duomo in centro città
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
150 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. A high-class apartment in Viale Cavour

Want to feel pampered on your visit to Ferrara? This modern condominium unit that is situated along the main road would be the perfect accommodation for you. It has plenty of room for two, but should you require a third bed, it can be added with an extra charge. Basic amenities such as a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a living area with Wi-Fi access will be provided. Moreover, the apartment is conveniently located a stone’s throw away from tourist attractions such as the Este Castle, the Cathedral of St. George, the train station, as well as several eateries and restaurants.

App in cond con portiere Vle Cavour
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
74 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. A rooftop hideaway in Ferrara

Located in the historic center of Ferrara, this apartment is just a 5-minute walk away from several tourist attractions. It features a double bed with comfortable bedding, a clean bathroom with toiletries provided, a well-equipped kitchen, a TV and Wi-Fi for entertainment purposes. The host lives nearby, so he is readily available to attend to your needs.

Un nido sui tetti di Ferrara
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
185 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is even better than it looks in the photos
great apartment in the historic ferrara district
but alessandro kindly offered to give us his own from work as the apartment's internet was getting repaired
it was very clean and well decorated with a functional kitchen and fast wifi
very clean and quiet
the apartment is lovely very clean and quiet
we found coffe and utilityies clean and perfect place
it is beautiful sparklingly clean and has everything you could possibly need
it is situated in a very nice and typical street of ferrara and everything was clean and confortable
alessandro was a perfect host
as for alessandro he was attentive and responsive
alessandro is a fantastic host who responds to all questions and concerns very quickly
great host made it very easy to check in
very flexible host with excellent restaurant tips
excellent location in ferrara very quiet and close to the walls for running
great location in a quiet residential neighborhood really close to the city center (10 min walk)
place has a very nice location quite central
great location right in the center of ferrara
alessandro's place has a great location - in the heart of ferrara's old city
Read more reviews

10. An apartment located near the city center

For those who would like to live in a more quiet part of the city, this apartment can provide you with what you need without being too far away. The two bedrooms in the apartment can accommodate up to 4 guests, and a private bathroom is available for everyone. The kitchen is well-equipped with essentials so that you can prepare your own meals, and the living room is well-furnished for entertainment. Since the host lives in the unit next door, he will be readily available to attend to your needs. Aside from all these wonderful amenities, the apartment is also conveniently located less than a kilometer (0.6 miles) away from the Cathedral of St. George. If you wish to explore the city, the host would be glad to lend you a bicycle to do so.

Appartamento a due passi dal centro
Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
110 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i spent two months in this apartment and really felt like it was my home
excellent apartment very well equipped and comfortable
it is clean and spacious
the property was very clean and comfortable
very clean comfortable and amazingly quiet
the house is quite (website hidden by airbnb) clean and comfortable
place is spacious and clean
the host was very hospitable and gave us great help
riccardo was the nicest host always available
riccardo is very kind and helpful host always available
we were very satisfied with the accommodation and also with our host
riccardo provided prompt responses to all inquiries and was very helpful with the luggage on our arrival
the location is good being walking distance to old town
walk although there are some good restaurants closer than that
neat and tidy apartment within walking distance from centre of town
super central location (we had bikes) quiet spacious
excellent apartment close to the city center and with ample parking nearby as advertised
Read more reviews

Visit Ferrara, the Renaissance city

With all these wonderful accommodations, you don’t have to worry about bad lodging that will stop you from traveling to this great Renaissance city. Thus, if you’re planning to go to Ferrara, book the above-listed Airbnb vacation rentals now!

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Constantly learning and exploring the world!

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Ferrara
Good things are meant to be shared!