Genoa, the largest seaport in Italy, lies on the shores of the Ligurian Sea and it is full of history and culture. Nicknamed “La Superba” or “the proud one”, due to its illustrious past and beautiful landmarks, Genoa was the birthplace of many notable people in history, including Christopher Columbus. When exploring the city, you will see ancient architecture mixed with new skyscrapers.
The city is a feast for the senses, from the many beautiful buildings to see and delicious food to taste. You will find historic walking paths, specialty museums and ancient buildings to visit. One of your first visits should be the Spianata Castelletto, a park with an observation deck. From here, you can see the entire medieval part of the city and the sea beyond. The view is amazing, day or night and, while you are here, try the gelato at the shop behind the tower. Second on your list should be Garibaldi Street. Here you will see 17th-century palaces and you can get a glimpse of what life was like back then. Many of the palaces are open to the public, so feel free to explore one or three. To find the best place to stay while in Genoa, Italy, keep reading for our list of the top 13 Airbnb rentals and book an accommodation today.
This is a lovely studio, located about 38 minutes east of Genoa in the seaside village of Rapallo. The studio has everything you need for the perfect vacation. Kick back and relax on the patio with lovely views of the sea. It’s within walking distance to the village center, with its cafes, shops and the free beach. Enjoy the views of Portofino and Santa Margherita, located nearby.
monolocale sul mare. CITR 010046-BEB-0008Superhost
Top guest reviewsthe host very nicely had a fan and dehumidifier in the roomthe breakfast and beverages provided was a nice touchthe view is beautiful and the apartment is cozy and had everything we neededwonderful apartment with everything you could need and a great view of the ocean just a few steps awayvery quick and easy to communicate with i appreciated the apartment very much beautiful view and cute apartmentthe room is clean and spaciousvery comfy stylish and clean apartment with nice authentic touchesdaniela's place was spotlessly clean and very comfortablespotlessly clean and a complimentary breakfast which we enjoyedclean cozy nice welcome basket and most importantly cool in the evenings
Host:daniela was an amazing hostfriendly and helpful hostsdaniela is a good hostshe was a great host without being intrusivethey were both kind and displayed great hospitalityRead more reviewsfree parking in walking distance that is unique for liguriain the most perfect location very close to everythingthe location is gorgeous and very convenient to the city centre and train stationperfect location very close to beaches and city center but still privategood location for access to rapallo town centre
In the morning right after you wake up, stand by the large windows to marvel at the view of the harbor where you can see boats and ships come and go. Then, make your way to the kitchen that features all necessary appliances and utensils, so you can make your own morning coffee and delicious breakfast. The apartment comes with a bedroom and a bathroom, which is why it is ideal for couples or small families.
ON THE DOCKGenova, Liguria, Italy
Top guest reviewsgreat views from balcony and apartmentfantastic apartment beautiful views over the porto antico very bright with a superb balconyvery cool apartment with amazing viewgreat apartment with amazing view of port and citythe apartment had heaps of space and a fantastic balcony to sit atvery quiet and cleanit was super clean and in a great locationsthe apartment was clean and looks like the picturesclean spacious & has all facilities neededthe flat looks beautiful but it hadn't been cleaned very well
Host:diego was an amazing hostdiego was a great hostdiego is such a nice hostawesome host he made sure to personally show me around the property and was very nicediego is a great host responsive without being intrusive nice info and tipsRead more reviewsnice and central to everythingvery nice place centrally locatedlovely dock location and very conveniently close to main train stationclose walking distance to lots of fascinating streets and laneswonderful apartment in a great location
This private room in the host’s apartment is located in a medieval building in the historic center. Since the building is ancient, there is no elevator and the apartment is on the fifth floor. This part of town is pedestrian only, but that’s okay, as everything you need is within walking distance. You are close to all of the most popular attractions, including the Expo Center, Aquarium and the Via Garibaldi.
Bright private room in the heart of the citySuperhost
Top guest reviewsit could possibly use a fan for those warmer nights howevergreat light in the roomgreat location and a cozy room with all the amenities you needthe room is perfectthe room is beautiful and very comfortableit was very clean and comfortablechiara's place is amazing with a very clean private roomchiaras apartment was nice and cleanthe bedroom was clean and privatethe room is super clean and spacious
Host:chiara is a very nice hostchiara is a great hostchiara is a great hostshe was very helpful and supportivewhen checking in chiara was an excellent and warm hostRead more reviewsgreat location very central to all the attractionsexcellent location in the heart of the city centregreat location with everything you want close by and easily walkable from the train stationexcellent place at a great location everything is near by we had a great timelovely room in a perfect location in the heart of the city
Welcome to this bright studio apartment that is located in downtown area, where major attractions such as San Lorenzo and Palazzo Ducale can be easily reached on foot. The apartment is ideal for solo adventurers or couples looking for a modern living of style in Genova. Facilities you can enjoy inside the apartment include a comfortable bed, a bathroom with large shower and essentials, a coffee machine, a refrigerator and other cooking appliances. You will also be granted unlimited access to the wireless internet.
Via di Porta Soprana, really downtownGenova, Liguria, ItalySuperhost
Top guest reviewswifi is very fast heating goodthis apartment is in a great area of historical buildings shops restaurants the marina and so much moremy favorite part was probably the bathroom it seemed like it was recently renovated and is spacious- very close to a metro stop- recently remodeled apt (bathroom included) with great features and amenitiesmilena’s apartment is absolutely stunning and it is directly in the center of the city of genoavery clean and cozyapartment was very clean and organizedthe apartment was clean and stylishthe apartment is clean and all neccessities availablemilena`s apartment was perfectly clean and very well equipped
Host:milena was a fantastic host from start to finishgreat flat and great hostthe hosts were wonderful with the check in process and provided many useful tipsthey were splendid hosts with great tips and very easy to communicate withthey were great host very welcoming and hospitable and gave us lots of informations about the cityRead more reviewslocation was just perfectalso location is greatgreat location for a short vacaythe central location is excellent for exploring genoagreat place the location is in the heart of the city and everything is in walking distance
This private room in the host’s apartment is located on the seventh floor of the building. You should note there is no elevator, so if hauling your luggage up the stairs is a problem, this rental may not be for you. Also to note, the views from the rooftop lounge area are worth the climb. You can see almost all of the city and the port and sea, too. This makes for a great place to relax and watch the sunset after a day of exploring the palaces and squares. Located in the historic district, you are close to everything here.
Very bright room in Genoa!!Superhost
Top guest reviewsas in all genova these rooms are limited and the most of the rooms are facing beautiful viewsa nice apartment in the center of genova with a privileged view from the roof terraceonce we arrived at the apt we noticed it was very bright and openthe room is big and comfy with great viewshe left a breakfast for us which was a nice touchit is clean and spaciousclean and comfortable apartment with amazing terracevery clean and full of lightthe room is clean and comfortablethe house is very clean and tidy
Host:thank you for hostingvito is very good host he was so nicevito is a friendly and welcoming hosthe was one of the best host i've ever metvito - very polite and friendly hostRead more reviewsvito's place is very well locatedthe appartment is perfectly located very close to central station and porto anticovirto's place is an easy walk from genova pp stationthe location of his flat is perfect - just steps away from the centre of the old townroom is comfortable and a great location for the city streets and transport
This studio apartment is situated in the historic center of the city. This part of the city is pedestrian only and everything you need is within walking distance. You are close to some great restaurants and bars if you like the nightlife. Also nearby are some of the major attractions, including the San Lorenzo Cathedral, the Duke’s Palace and the aquarium.
Nel cuore di GenovaGenova, Liguria, ItalySuperhost
Top guest reviewsquite clean (but not perfect) very week wifi connection not even enough to make a coffeealso has ceiling fan which is oddly rare is so many european places and greatly appreciatedvery nice apartment with atmosphere of old houseseverything was clean and comfortableit is clean and comfortableit was also very cleanthe apartment was clean and cosy well equippedthe flat was clean and well situated
Host:hosts are friendly and helpfulshe was very kind and considerategiulia is a great hostgiulia was a great host who waited patiently despite my delayedgiulia was a wonderful host and we would happily stay againRead more reviewsgood location and nice apartmentnice place close to attractionsgood location in the center of genoawalking distance to the many bars restaurants and attractionsit's a perfect location in centro storico and close to the metro bus supermarket and bars/restaurants
This private room in the host’s home is located in the Foce neighborhood, just a 10-minute walk from the Brignole Train Station and public bus stops. You are within walking distance of the city center, aquarium, historic district and the old port. Nearby, you will also find the Corso Italia, where you can enjoy a stroll along the beach to the seaside village of Boccadasse and check out its quaint shops and cafes.
Genova città d'arte - Zona CentraleGenova, Liguria, ItalySuperhost
Top guest reviewswifi works well and is easy to accessthe apartment is like a palace with old beautiful furniture paintings and a well-equipped kitchenthe most stunning room i’ve stayed on airbnbthe bedroom was amazing - very antique and the bed was very comfortablethe place was lovely clean and well equippedbeautiful flat convenient and cleanthe room was big and clean as all the apartmentthe room was big and cleanthe house was very clean and beautiful
Host:edel was a great hostwe were given nice recommendations by the host about the cityshe is really lovely and kind with youshe is so friendly and helpfulfantastic place and welcoming hostRead more reviewsgreat location near to stationreally great location being right by the train stationthe location is also great close to transportation hubnice place very close from everythingbeautiful house in a great location - easy 10 minute walk from brignole station and to the city centre
This private room in the host’s apartment is located by the gate to the Old Town. The host will happily pick you up at the train station if she can and she provides a delicious breakfast to get you started. The apartment is located close to everything. This neighborhood is very diverse, so you will find shops and restaurants from almost every culture. You are within walking distance of many museums, the old port and the Piazza De Ferrari.
BIG BEDROOM OLD PORT, BY ISA BELGIAN SKIPPERGenoa, Liguria, ItalySuperhost
Top guest reviewsisabelle prepared a nice breakfast - i even got coffee like at home (been traveling about 3 months)the room even had a fan which is amazing for those missing the acthe room and bathroom were perfectbreakfast was a wonderful selection of homemade goodies and good coffeeshe gave her delicious fresh baked breads and coffee cakes for breakfast and delicious cappuccinosroom was clean and as describedit was clean everywherethe bathroom is also very clean an bigvery spacious and clean roomher appt is neat clean and quiet
Host:isabelle is a great hostthe best host that we have ever hadgreat place and wonderful hostisabelle is a wonderful hostisabelle was such a great hostRead more reviewsgood location to walk around genovagood breakfast nice location awesome cityvery well located ner metro and old city centerplace is adjacent metro station and perfectly located for old town and pier areasa fantastic cordiality great location isabela is a very positive and positive person
This charming rental includes a bedroom, bathroom and lounge area with a stocked kitchenette. You will be located near the city center with plenty of attractions, shops and restaurants within walking distance. Worth seeing are the Museum of Eastern Art Chiossone, the Palazzo Rosso Art Gallery and the Commenda Theater Museum, all offering interesting art and perspectives of ancient Genoa.
B&B con park, vicino porto, centroGenova, Liguria, Italy
Top guest reviewsnice cozy clean place to stay with a view to the sea from the balconywifi was not working for us but the apartment was good lots of space to yourselfits an actual apartment inside another apartment so only balcony is sharedit is a very cute italian apartment with some old style ‘trinkets’ that remind me of my childhoodfully equipped kitchen and a huge living roomeverything was clean and organizedeverything was clean and neathouse was clean and easily useableeverything so nice and cleannice clean room and comfortable bed
Host:ivana and family are friendly hostivana was very friendlyivana is a great host who greeted us with warm welcomeivana and her husband were the best hosts eververy good hostsRead more reviewsgood location easy to find with gps easy to reach the city centre by busgood location we walked down the hill and caught a train to the city centrevery interesting place good location 15min to the center private parking place 2 supermarkets 2 min to govery easy communication access to bus 2 min walk 10min bus trip into the main centregreat location easy transit everything we needed was there
This private room, in an ancient apartment building, is located in the historic district. You will have access to all of the common rooms in the house. They say location is everything and this location is perfect for exploring the city. The metro stop is just footsteps away and will take you to other parts of the city. Nearby, you will find the Piazza De Ferrari with its many cafes and shops, the cathedral of San Lorenzo and the old port with the largest aquarium in Europe.
Apartment in the city center
This cozy studio in the historic district is ideal for single travelers. The studio has a living area with kitchenette, but with all the great restaurants within walking distance who needs a kitchen? To enjoy a truly authentic Italian dinner, make sure to stop by Cavour 21, just a couple of buildings down. You will be within walking distance of all the major attractions, including the Piazza De Ferrari and the aquarium.
Nanis House: silenzioso bilocale in pieno centro
This is a private room with a balcony in the host’s home and it is in the center of everything. You will be surrounded by plenty to see and do from the moment you exit the building. It’s within walking distance of the Expo Center, the old port and the Spianata Castelletto, with its relaxing park and amazing views. Also nearby is the Piazza Corvetto, a lovely square with greenery and flowers and the historic statue of Vittorio Emanuele II.
GENOA HEARTH AT THE SEVENTH FLOOR
Welcome to this massive loft that has plenty of space for up to six people. Situated in the heart of Genova where everything is within walking distance, this loft is equipped with a modern kitchen that features all necessary appliances and utensils so you can whip up your best meals. Then, indulge in them at the dining table right next to the kitchen. Turn on the TV whenever you want to be entertained by a movie or a show. Curl up on the comfy couch in the living room and grab your favorite book to kill time. The loft also comes with three ultra comfortable beds and two bathrooms, meaning it can accommodate up to six people.
LUXURIOUS LOFT OF THE GIUSTINIANI AQUARIUM EXPOGenova, Liguria, Italy
Top guest reviewswe loved our stay the house was comfortable and very cleanRead more reviewsperfect location to explore genoareally stylish apartment in a great location in genovavery well located close to the port city center and other touristic placesthe apartment is in a great location and it is very easy to get around the city from herebeautiful apartment clean homely great location however it can get nosey because of the bars along the strip
Genoa: The proud city by the sea
Genoa is a city rich in history, dating back to before the medieval era. You will see this as you explore the many areas of the city - from the ancient buildings and narrow cobbled streets of the Old Town to the newer areas that have been revitalized with more modern architecture. The city has a diverse population that is reflected in its shops and restaurants and there are so many places to visit and things to do, it is hard to see it all at one time. But don’t worry, you can always come back again.
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