Top 13 Airbnbs In Lausanne, Switzerland - Updated 2024

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Catherine 
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You couldn’t ask for a more idyllic location than Lausanne. With Lake Geneva at its feet, Lausanne is built on three hills and surrounded by vineyard-covered slopes. This dynamic commercial town is the second largest city on Lake Geneva. Lausanne not only boasts lovely water views, but further in there’s a hilly old city that features a striking medieval ambiance filled with shop-lined streets and a 12th-century Gothic cathedral replete with ornate facade. If you’re a fan of the Olympics, Lausanne is the perfect place to visit. It’s been home to the Olympic Committee headquarters since 1914. There’s the Olympic Museum, which also has a large landscaped park that features Olympic symbols, many statues, and glorious views of Lake Geneva and the Alps. This city has plenty of best places to eat as well. If you want to breathe crisp clean air in a thriving city that features surroundings found only in a top-notch holiday resort setting, then make your reservations at one of these fine Airbnbs in Lausanne, Switzerland!

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 February 06, 2024.

1. Fantastic apartment with lake view, in city center (from USD 83)

Even though this two-bedroom, two-bath apartment, on the sixth floor of a stunning 19th-century building, is located in the heart of the city, the neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. The building sits higher than the surrounding structures, making it an incredible spot for city views. This apartment boasts a slight whimsical decor throughout, and the living room is spacious and cozy. Both bedrooms offer nice sleep arrangements, with the main bedroom featuring a comfy double bed and the second bedroom possessing a fold-down sofa bed. The top spot in this apartment for rent in Lausanne is the breezy balcony, which affords fabulous views of Lake Geneva when the weather is clear.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.01 km (0.7 mi) from The Olympic Museum
15 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the balcony is breathtaking also the double matress is very comfortable
well located lovely apartment with a gorgeous view from the balcony
the apartment offered way more than a single person would need and still for an amazing price
Location:
very central and excellent for little children
nice flat good location excellent communication
it is perfect with a baby and very close to the centre
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2. Beautiful modern apartment in Lausanne

This entirely renovated two-bedroom apartment exudes a modern ambiance from every corner and crevice, from the state-of-the-art appliances in the kitchen to the pretty light fixtures, this space dazzles. In addition, you’ll find great parquet floors, high ceilings, plenty of natural light, and comfortable furnishings. Situated on a small river, you’ll love the view from the balcony. This home for rent in Lausanne is the perfect place to relax at the end of the day. The apartment’s close vicinity to public transport, like the bus stop and metro station, makes this accommodation a great home base for exploring the city. Amenities include speedy Wi-Fi, TV with a selection of international channels, a Nespresso coffee machine, a soft queen-size bed, and a convenient washer.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
2.98 km (1.9 mi) from The Olympic Museum
142 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean warm and comfortable during our stay
the flat itself was clean and spacious
place itself is clean & presentable
we enjoyed our stay here the apartment was very clean stylish and exactly as described
really beautiful clean & comfortable it feels like home :)
Host:
max is a great host
máx it was a great host
the host was kind and very well organised and the instructions were clear
thank you for hosting us
senad was very prompt with his responses and helpful with parking advice as well as other suggestions
Location:
the location is ideal for all public transportation
nice apartment and good location
great location to explore lausanne and surrounding area
3 minute walk from sallaz a lovely neighborhood and 15 minutes bus ride to town
great apartment in a great location
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3. Ideal room in large apartment

This serene and private room is in a wonderfully spacious apartment, replete with vibrant colors and stylish decor. This room is bright and features tasteful decor and a comfy double bed. There’s also a closet to store your personal stuff. Wi-Fi, TV, an airy balcony, a nicely-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, and bed linen are provided. This apartment is close to the heart of the city and near many tourist sights. Guests of the lodging can enjoy tasty restaurants and lively pubs in the immediate area. If you’re minus a car, you can get around easily with the metro and bus station that are nearby.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from The Olympic Museum
105 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a little confusing to the get to the actual room but enjoyed my stay
Cleanliness:
stylish apartment and clean bathroom
the flat was incredibly clean and the bed was very comfortable
the accomodation is very cosy and clean
get city to be in the accomadation was very clean quite and homely
i highly recommend staying here the place was clean cozy beautiful and quite big
Host:
lovely place and nice host
he was a great host
he was kind and helpful
host was very friendly and accomodating
and the host took good care of me
Location:
birahim has a fantastic flat in a very central location
apartment is very close to well known sights and great restaurants and pubs
great location and room was as described
great host great place close to the center of the city
birahim's place is very cool
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4. Beautiful apartment in the center of Lausanne

This snazzy apartment is in the heart of all the action. Next door to the metro station, guests have easy access to getting around town and seeing the sights. The lovely neighborhood offers many inviting shops, markets, bars, and restaurants. It’s a treat to stroll the charming streets and arrive at the center of town in just 5 minutes. This apartment is dressed in a fantastic modern decor, and guests can chill while watching Netflix. Other amenities include cable TV, speedy Wi-Fi, a cushy double bed, a soft sofa bed, a well-appointed kitchen, fresh bath towels and linens, and shampoo.

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Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
1.37 km (0.9 mi) from The Olympic Museum
56 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
dunan’s space was comfortable and well equipped
Cleanliness:
really clean and comfortable apartment
place was clean and well set up on arrival
a great location and clean and spacious apartment
Host:
he was very nice and accommodating
dunan was a great host really quick to respond and on hand if anything was needed
dunan was very pleasant flexible and communicative
was such a great staying the host was super reactive by message and the apartment is perfectly located
dunan is very friendly and helpful
Location:
great location close to everything
the location is great just few minutes from metro station
perfect location and well equipped room
super convenient for the metro
comfortable good value and great location
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5. Charming and cozy room with balcony, near station

This lovely and comfy private room in a great second-floor apartment is filled with wonderful decorative touches. The double bed is inviting and there are drawers built into the frame for extra storage space. An intimate balcony affords amazing views and it’s an incredible spot to have your morning coffee. This room, which belongs to the list of the best places to stay in Lausanne, has shiny hardwood floors, and is fully furnished for a comfortable stay. The sparkling bathroom is shared with the host, who is very accommodating. This apartment is centrally located, with the Lausanne train station just a one-minute walk away. Guests have access to the nicely-equipped kitchen, and an organic and vegetarian breakfast is provided, if you desire.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from The Olympic Museum
135 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Quiet and bright room

This tranquil and private room in a nice apartment is basic, but very functional. There’s a cushy double bed and a roomy storage closet for stashing your belongings. The large bedroom window affords lots of natural light, and there’s a nice view of trees and plenty of greenery. The bathroom is shared, but is kept clean and tidy. Guests are welcome to lounge in the living room and prepare meals in the well-equipped kitchen. This apartment is in an ideal place to discover the city of Lausanne, and the bus and train station are easily accessible.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
3.14 km (2.0 mi) from The Olympic Museum
122 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Large room in the center of Lausanne

Situated near Milan Park, this private room is in an apartment the host shares with her children every other week. This room offers a splendid stay in Lausanne, and you can’t beat the locale. This apartment is close to tourist spots like, Lake Geneva, the Olympic museum, and the cathedral. The metro is just 100 meters (328 feet) away, and you can reach the train station in 10 minutes on foot. The room is spacious, sunny, and features a cozy double bed. Guests can enjoy breakfast, a well-appointed kitchen, speedy Wi-Fi, TV, indoor fireplace, washer, dryer, and more.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
904 meters (0.6 ft) from The Olympic Museum
107 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Fabulous attic suite near Lausanne station

This secluded top-floor, loft-style suite is in a prime locale in the city’s center. Located between the cathedral and the train station, guests will love the handiness of supermarkets, and the enjoyment of delicious restaurants, fun bars, and charming shops in the neighborhood. Admire wonderful bird’s-eye views of the city from this suite’s many windows, and get a restful night’s sleep on the comfy double bed. There’s also a nice single-size bed. The entire suite is furnished in an eclectic and cozy style. Cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a gaming console are available for entertainment. Breakfast is provided and guests will also find a nice kitchen area, cool air conditioning, and bath essentials.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.45 km (0.9 mi) from The Olympic Museum
62 reviews  
Private room in loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Room for rent in the city center of Lausanne

This private room in a cozy and stylish apartment makes a delightful impression. Though found in the heart of the city, this accommodation is situated on a very quiet street. This room features a wonderful double bed, lots of storage space, and a large window that provides plenty of fresh air and streaming sunlight. The host is rarely home, so guests will have the place to themselves a good deal of the time. The host supplies complimentary coffee and tea for guests, and there’s a glistening, private bathroom providing all the basic essentials, such as soap and fresh towels. Access to a washer and dryer is available in the building. There’s Wi-Fi, cable TV, and more to make a guest’s stay comfortable.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.05 km (0.7 mi) from The Olympic Museum
15 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Independent Studio Centre Lausanne

Eva hosts this one-bedroom apartment that accommodates two guests. Located in the center of Lausanne, this home comes equipped with a kitchen with basic cooking ingredients. Your host still has some personal belongings inside, but she has made sure that everything has been arranged for you to feel like it is your own home. This place is ideal for couples, although do note that while two people can comfortably stay here, it is not suitable for children under 12 years old.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.28 km (0.8 mi) from The Olympic Museum
105 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice space in a quiet area with a comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
nice and clean studio
the flat was nice and clean
the studio was beautifully clean and tidy with fresh flowers
the apartment was very clean and well furnished-- i enjoyed my stay
it was easy to communicate with eva the house was clean and neat
Host:
nice room and nice host
eva was very helpful and responsive
and so centrally you can go everywhere on foot eve was very kind and consistent
eva was very communicative and check in was very easy
Location:
brilliant location so close to the cathedral and metro
location is very good
this is a very well located apartment-- close to the main train station and to the old city
great place very close to the centre
very comfortable studio apartment in a great location
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11. Cozy studio in the center of Lausanne

Couples and solo travelers will enjoy this tastefully decorated studio apartment in the heart of Lausanne. The city center, where you’ll find countless hip bars, clubs, and restaurants, is just a five-minute walk from here. The interior gives off an artsy bohemian vibe with its chic decor, small art pieces, books, and vinyl records. The home features a kitchen with complete cooking tools, and should you wish to make use of this amenity, there is a supermarket on the same street where you can get other supplies.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from The Olympic Museum
36 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment had a pleasant stay in lausanne
Host:
clara was a very nice host and responded quickly
Location:
clara's apartment is very lovely and in a central area
clara's place is perfectly cosy and comfortable for a short stay in lausanne
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12. Studio in downtown Avenue Floréal

This elegant home in Lausanne is a great place to stay for two people or solo travelers who prefer to be closer to the center of the city. Connectivity to the rest of Switzerland should be an easy feat when staying here too since the train station and the metro stations are minutes away by foot. Featured inside this home hosted by Maxime and Sandra are the spacious bed, an exquisite bathroom, a snug dining area-cum workspace, a nice kitchen, and a television.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
784 meters (0.5 ft) from The Olympic Museum
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean
Host:
the concierge is very friendly and helpful
communication with the hosts was smooth and friendly
Location:
great stay very nice studio great location i would definitely come back
i liked my stay here very nice place calm and cozy 10 minutes walk from the lake
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13. Cozy apartment of 69m² (742ft²) and well located in Lausanne

With the old town area and the cathedral a 5-minute walk away, this two-bedroom apartment is ideal for easy sightseeing. Interesting street markets and museums are about a 10-minute walk from this lodging. A multitude of delectable restaurants and chic bars are also in the vicinity, along with prime access to various public transportation. This Lausanne accommodation is bright and sunny with a nice blend of stylish and comfy furnishings. The decor is pleasant and there’s a compact, well-equipped kitchen, if you want to do some cooking.

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Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
2.59 km (1.7 mi) from The Olympic Museum
71 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flat is very comfortable for 3 people even sofa bed is very wide and with a proper matress
two nice things: self check-in/check-out and very comfy sofa-bed
Cleanliness:
nice and very clean place
the apartment is clean and good
clean living spaces and excellent location
clean uncomplicated beautiful city- all good
Host:
host was very gracious and answered our phone call when we needed assistance
nicolas is an amazing host very friendly and always available to solve any inconvenience
kind and supportive host with the best flat ever
nicolas is a very nice host present for needs and very flexible
nicolas was very flexible friendly and attentive
Location:
well located with supermarkets very close by and easy to reach with the car
it is perfectly located in the city center around 10 min walk from street markets and museums
nicolas was always fast in answering our messages and provide us a good parking place near the appartment
we had a hassle free stay at nicolas's place
simple and nice place to join lausanne at an affordable price
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Lovely Lausanne

Whether you spend your time on the beautiful waterfront, sample the delightful regional specialties like cabbage-filled sausage with leek gratin, or explore the breathtaking early Gothic architecture, Lausanne is a wonder to immerse yourself in. Savor every moment, and to make sure your Lausanne experience is filled with the added comfort of one of these fantastic Airbnb vacation rentals.

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Catherine has written professionally for over 10 years, and a sizable amount has been travel writing. Her desire to see the world was sparked at a very young age. Growing up, there were many family...Read more

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