Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In La Rochelle Centre Ville, France - Updated 2024

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La Rochelle is a beautiful, historic town on the west coast of France. There’s a beautiful historic port, and if you’re traveling with children there’s also a popular aquarium. The Tour Saint-Nicholas gives amazing views of the city and surrounding countryside and there’s also the famous La Rochelle Cathedral. Throughout the town, there are restaurants serving some of the best, freshest seafood around. Check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in town and learn more about where to stay.

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 July 21, 2024.

1. Old Port Inn (from USD 84)

This beautiful modern apartment is in the perfect location. You have a bedroom in the host’s property, with your own private entrance. Everything is within walking distance from the apartment, but there are also nearby public transport links. There’s room for two adults and a large double bed. The hosts are able to pick you up from the train station if you require, and they have bikes that you’re able to borrow during your stay. There’s also a back terrace, surprisingly quiet despite being located in the center of town.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
454 meters (0.3 ft) from La Rochelle Aquarium
315 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 room was comfy and had everything we needed including good wifi
the room was lovely and the bed was very comfortable super shower and the courtyard was gorgeous
the house is also beautiful and breakfasts in the courtyard are a great way to start the day
the breakfast (including home-made jams ) was delicious and plentiful and we enjoyed the conversation over breakfast
we enjoyed the homemade jams & good strong coffee at breakfast
the bedroom and adjacent bathroom are clean and welcoming
our room was clean and charming and we would recommend it without hesitation
the room was very nice and clean
the room was very lovely charming clean comfortable and private
the room and the bathroom were clean large and had its own separate entrance
andrea and bernard were good hosts
they were the perfect hosts who ensured we had everything we needed
andrea and bernard were extremely kind and welcoming hosts
bernard and andrea were the most incredibly gracious hosts
andrea and bernard were lovely friendly hosts
the location is fabulous
bernard's bnb is perfectly located; you are close to everything
the location is also very good: everything is close
great place at a great location
we were able to walk easily to the places of interest to us
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2. Charming room in the city centre (from USD 49)

If you want a bit of history whilst you’re exploring France, this is the perfect room for you. The house is in the historic center of La Rochelle with room for two guests. Your room has a window looking out over the patio with shutters - just to remind you of the history. There’s a kitchen and a small dining room area, perfect if you head into the markets in town and pick up some fresh produce. The apartment is only a two-minute walk from the bus station, meaning the entire region is at your fingertips.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
1.05 km (0.7 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
610 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice mattress and toilet
the room is a small but fully sufficient and lovely decorated
shabby chic and antiques large private room in a wonderful area of la rochelle
the offer of tea and breakfast was particularly thoughtful
the room was charming and comfortable
everywhere was very clean and having access to a small terrace was an added bonus
well located directly in the center very clean and friendly :)
clean clean room with beautiful window opening to the courtyard's (3rd floor) tall figue tree
sylvie and eric are wonderful hosts
she provided us with a very helpful lists of restaurants
sylvie is nice and friendly and a good host
sylvie is a marvelous host with a beautiful home
sylvie is very welcoming and hospitable
centrally located yet very calm
the location is excellent
location of the house is perfect
location is perfect really near the center
the perfect location to explore la rochelle and also very near to the airport bus
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3. Bed and breakfast near the park (from USD 49)

The hosts have opened up their home, and are renting out one of their large bedrooms. The house is down a quiet cul-de-sac, just around the corner from the largest park in town. There are a small garden and terrace perfect for the afternoon sun, as well as a shared bathroom. There’s free parking at the house and the town’s train station is less than half an hour away, with the whole region at your fingertips. The hosts are always around to offer you advice, and they also lay out a breakfast spread for you daily.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
1.8 km (1.2 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
437 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is beautiful and the room is spacious enough with amenities
the house is really comfortable neat and clean
the room and the house is like on the pictures very clean very calm and very central
the bathroom is large and the entire house was clean
elisabeth was a kind host who was very quick in the responses
elisabeth is a very nice welcoming host
elizabeth is a very welcoming host and made me feel at home
elisabeth is a really friendly and helpful host
thank you very much for your hospitality elisabeth the best host with whom i was staying
close by a nice parc
we loved the location because it was very quiet and just 15 minute walk to the center
fantastic value accommodation in a a lovely location
it takes about 15-20 minutes to walk to the city centr but it's a nice walk
the location is in a quiet and nice suburb of la rochelle
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4. Bright room in the centre of town

If you want a beautiful, instagrammable home, this place will be perfect for you. The light hits the windows just right, leaving wonderful shadows in the room, and the hosts have filled it with plants, making it feel like an oasis. You have a double bedroom, as well as an ensuite bathroom. The main living room has a large corner sofa, large windows and a tv for you to enjoy. There’s a large kitchen, dining room area as well as a small workspace area. You have beautiful views out your window over the local markets, perfect for dinnertime inspiration.

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1.09 km (0.7 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
223 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

5. Cozy apartment in the city centre

This beautiful apartment is full of historic features, including parquet flooring and large sash windows. There are two bedrooms, each with double beds. There are also two parking spaces available at the property. The exposed stone and beams throughout the interior, add to the character. You also have, at your disposal, a large kitchen and breakfast bar, perfect for cooking meals with some of the best produce in town.

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1.03 km (0.7 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
77 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

6. Room near the port in a ideal location

This beautiful modern apartment is close to the port, an ideal location in town. This small studio has a large bedroom, a full kitchenette, and a recently renovated bathroom. The studio is on the first floor of the building with great views out the window. The bedroom has a large wardrobe, perfect for hiding your suitcases during your stay. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants around if you don’t want to take advantage of the kitchenette. There are also basic coffee and tea making facilities made available to you.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
878 meters (0.6 ft) from La Rochelle Aquarium
317 reviews  
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Beautiful apartment with view of the port

This spacious apartment is on the top level of the building with amazing views of the port and surrounding area. The apartment is nearby all the local shops and only a five-minute walk from the port. There’s a large lounge with adjoining terrace, a large kitchen and breakfast bar, a large bedroom and a storage room with a terrace. There’s also the option for a travel cot if you’re traveling with children. The sofa also converts to a bed if you require. There are plenty of books in the living room, perfect to make you feel like you’re at home.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
256 meters (0.2 ft) from La Rochelle Aquarium
156 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Studio apartment in quiet building

This apartment may be small but there is more than enough space. There’s room for two adults. The apartment is in the middle of the St Nicholas quarter, close to the historic port. The maritime museum is only a fifteen-minute walk away, and the port is only five minutes away. The hosts provide bedding and make your bed before arrival, and for an added cost, they can provide towels. There’s also bike storage if you’ve brought yours along.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
438 meters (0.3 ft) from La Rochelle Aquarium
160 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Spare room with ensuite bathroom

This home is made for outdoor living with a verandah and a sunroom. There’s also off-street parking, perfect if you’re driving in from out of town. The house is only a fifteen-minute walk from both the center of town and the train station. The hosts offer breakfast for a low additional price, perfect if you want the simple option. You also have room in the fridge if you want to buy your own lunches and dinners. The bedroom has a large double bed, with room for two guests and an ensuite bathroom.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
302 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they also provided free wifi and it was fast
very clean good place to stay
room is very clean
the room is very clean comfortable and quiet
we loved how welcome we felt and how clean and fresh the place was
extremely clean all in all good place to stay for a night
the hosts don't speak english but we managed well anyways
ilda is very nice and friendly
ilda and jose were very helpful and sweet
ilda was so friendly and helpful highly recommend thank you
locate at a quiet place hosts are very nice
easy walk from downtown
the location is good quite close to the city centre
amazing room in great location
close to la rochelle so good for the price
it's a little walk from the city center but it's a pleasant one along a river
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10. Charming studio with terrace

This beautiful studio apartment has its own private terrace. For a studio apartment, it’s very spacious, with a double bed, dining table and kitchen, as well as a separate bathroom. The kitchen has everything you need to cook simple meals during your stay. There’s also a large closet, so despite the small space, you’ll be surprised how much storage there is. The hosts also have a travel cot that you can use if you’re traveling with children. There are even shutters on all the windows and doors, adding to the beauty of the building.

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La Rochelle, Poitou-Charentes, France
2.46 km (1.6 mi) from La Rochelle Aquarium
336 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
very clean and tidy airbnb
it is clean and well put together
it was all very clean and comfortable and perfect for our stay
the apartment is very cosy and clean
the studio is very cosy light clean and it has everything you may need
sylvie was a fantastic host
the host is super cool
sylvie is very friendly
sylvia and her husband are very gracious and helpful hosts
sylvie was friendly and welcoming and looked after us incredibly well
very pleasant location and private
a lovely place which is an easy walk to the centre of la rochelle
it was a 25 minutes walk into the centre which was perfect
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Dining in La Rochelle

Whether you’re after fresh seafood, baking or vegetables, there are markets and stores throughout town. There’s also a range of fine dining restaurants, including Les Flots and Les 4 Sergents. Pack up a picnic and enjoy one of the many parks, or sit on the water’s edge and relax in the sun.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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