Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Le Vieux Port, Marseille, France - Updated 2024

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Culture vultures and fans of beautiful architecture and historical gems will be in heaven during a visit to Le Vieux Port, or the Old Port of Marseille. The yacht marina is home to a lively mix of restaurants and waterside cafés and its literary links are also impressive, with Alexandre Dumas choosing the old port - and the nearby island of Château d'If - as settings in his world-famous novel, the Count of Monte Cristo.

Those who prefer real-world history to the literary kind are equally blessed, with the impressive Fort Saint-Jean, Abbey of Saint Victor, Notre-Dame de la Garde and the Phare de Sainte Marie Lighthouse as just some of the beautiful buildings vying for attention. One of these top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals will make the perfect base from which to explore this beautiful city.

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 May 15, 2024.

1. Studio in the heart of the Old Port (from USD 76)

With a great view of the city and an excellent location, close to the historical landmarks and popular sights of Marseille’s Old Port, this flat is a great option for couples on a city break. What’s more, the presence of a sofa bed in the living space doubles the potential accommodation from two to four people, raising the possibility that it will appeal to small families, too.

The property’s central position also puts it within easy reach of a host of shops and eateries - should you wish to dine out rather than prepare a simple dish in the kitchenette. Past guests were full of praise for its superb location and the flat’s position close to the bustling harbour area, and also gave it top marks for value and cleanliness.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.06 km (0.7 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
790 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the photos were very accurate and it was wonderful having the air conditioning
the apartment was very clean and all amenities were provided
amazing location easy check in and out excellent air conditioner
danielle was there to welcome us and show us around the apartment when we arrived
loved being able to lie in bed in the loft and watch the crowd in the square below
everything was very clean and comfortable
clean and well equipped apartment
apartment was very clean and well furnished
the airbnb itself was clean and cosy
the place is very clean and spacious
thank you so much for being such a great host
worth a visit and the host is super
danielle was a great host we had drinks in our fridge and she bought us pan au chocolate
great host with excellent communication
danielle is very responsive and eager to help in any way she can
great location in the heart of marseille
danielle’s place was cute and in a great location
wonderful location right near the port of marseille
great apartment in a great location
location is wonderful easy to access all main attractions
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2. Welcome to this central studio apartment

This fifth-floor studio flat’s elevated position means guests who venture onto its common terrace will be treated to fine views of the Old Port and it is also close to popular spots, such as the famous Lenche Square. Little wonder then that it scored full marks for its location among past guests. The property, which can sleep up to two adults in its double-bed, can also accommodate a child in a small additional bed, upon request.

Those who wish to enjoy a homemade meal will find the well-equipped kitchen of use, with its hob and microwave. There is also a washing machine, should you choose a longer stay but don’t want to pack too much clothing.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
625 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi is really strong and fast too
really good room with lovely balcony
even with a high-powered fan pointed directly at the bed nights were still very warm
spacious renovated apartment breathtaking view from the terrace and the most welcoming hosts
claudia was nice and offered a fan but it is good to know
clean and good advices
it was very clean and comfortable
it's very clean and neatly decorated
very clean and helpful local materials
apartment was very clean
claudio was an extremely gracious host
very nice hosts flexible and welcoming
claudia was a wonderful host and very helpful with local tips
claudia and soso were fantastic hosts
the host is very nice and would quickly reply
great location near the city center and close to the bus station
amazing location for a reasonable price
great location and well equipped
close to all the attractions
great location and very nice place
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3. Loft with view of historic basilica (from USD 114)

Another option with a view - this time with a vista of the port and the spectacular Basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde - this loft flat is perfect for families and can sleep up to four guests. The stylish and smart interior comes complete with kitchen facilities - including a hob for whipping up a treat or two for the family, while the clever layout means there’s space enough for a dining area and lounging space.

As one might expect from the view, it is also well placed for a range of local attractions, the Old Port and eateries.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.57 km (1.0 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
335 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds sofas and chairs are all comfortable
amenities were good and the beds comfortable
the apartment is as pictured and contains functional modern comfortable furniture
great views from the apartment as well
during the day we pretty much had to go to a museum to find air conditioning
was clean and comprised everything you need
although the apartment looks clean the sofa/sofa cover bedroom and towels need good cleaning
the place is very clean and there's something very cosy about it
the beds are comfortable and the loft was very clean
the loft is beautiful clean and very well located
mimi was a great host
she was also super responsive
mimi was very responsive to our requests
mimi's a very helpful host
mimi was very helpful with directions
great location in marseille
great location and super cute setup/design
fantastic apartment in great location
great place and fabulous and convenient location for sightseeing and shopping
funky loft in a fantastic location
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4. Old Port - The sailor's cabin (from USD 53)

This tiny but functional and tastefully decorated mini studio is right in the heart of the Old Port area and will make a great bolthole for a couple or solo traveller seeking a quick city break. Its location on the ground floor also makes for ease of access, while its location - which is reflected in its decor - places it within quick reach of all manner of shops and restaurants.

Despite its small size, it comes with a simple cooking hob and microwave for cooking up snacks - but with so many eateries nearby, you’ll never want for culinary options. Past guests were fans of the location and value for money, giving it top marks in all categories.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
956 meters (0.6 ft) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
535 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was neat and orderly with all the amenities you really need
we were very glad to meet christophe and to live in his apartments
needs air conditioning as it gets very hot but apart from that it’s a great studio space
marseille was wonderful and christophe’s apartment made it all the better
the place although small is so well planned that it is more complete and functional than many bigger apartments
small and super clean apartment
very clean and well equipped
the apartment was very clean and beautiful
) and everything was very clean
small but very nice and clean apartement
i highly recommend this host
the host has some lovely local suggestions in the booklet left in the room
christophe is a great host he answer very fast and ist always helpful
christophe was extremely accommodating and made sure to check in on me more than once
very fast and good communication with the host
good location near vieux port
good location for marseille close to vieux port
great location in the center of marseille
the location is really good with easy access to the vieux port
super apartment in a good location near the port
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5. Enjoy a view of the Old Port

This private room will put you right in the heart of things, located in a townhouse in the oldest square in the city and close to the harbour. This, naturally, places it close to the various historical attractions and sights you will be looking to visit during your trip and also close to shops and the area’s popular restaurant terraces.

The room itself, which is perfect for couples or solo travellers, also comes with air conditioning and a private shower and toilet facilities. The balcony also offers a superb view of the basilica and marina - perfect for soaking up the view, under the sun.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.61 km (1.0 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
239 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view of the room is amazing
the view from the room is great
nice cozy room with great view and furnished balconyvery narrow staircase up to fourth floor roomno elevator
very nice apartment with one of the best views in marseille from the balcony wish to return
we most enjoyed sitting on the terrace with this great view in the sunshine having our breakfasts
very clean neat and tidy
room is clean and tidy
the room was clean and the shower worked well
the room was clean and comfortable
it was very clean and i loved the space
linda is very friendly and always reply quickly
the host is especially good
linda is a very friendly helpful host
linda was very welcoming and friendly
the hosts are very kind and helpful in giving informations and advices
location is also good
the location is ideal
the place is in a perfect location close to everything and easy walk to the port
room is convenient and very good location just a few minutes walk from the port
perfect location just in the middle of the panier right next to vieux port
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6. Room on the beach (from USD 34)

Set right next to the beach and just 20 minutes from the centre of Marseille on foot, this private room is perfect for solo travellers who wish to be within easy reach of the city’s sands and cultural attractions. It also boasts its own small balcony, complete with a view of the sea. What’s more, the property has a second bedroom for rent, increasing the accommodation options if both happen to be available during your stay. Guests were very impressed with the property’s location and its value for money.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.46 km (1.0 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
112 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice balcony off the kitchen with the ocean views
if you want a nice and cozy place to stay with an incredible host stay with b
very clean and quiet space with lots to explore around the city
good tips from benoit clean flat
the flat is quite nice and clean
) the place is very nice clean light and very well located
it's clean comfortable quite and has all facilities a guest may request
nice host and housemates
great host amazing pillows
the host was very attentive and friendly
evelyne was so kind thoughtful welcoming and caring
perfect stay wonderful host
the location is nice as it is really close to the beach and beautiful esplanade
the flat is super close to the beach
benoît’s place have perfect location it’s near to the beach and vieux-port
it's very well located at the catalans beach only 15 walk minutes from the vieux port
perfect location to access the beach and at very convenient walkable distance to vieux-port
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7. Two person flat in Old Port (from USD 66)

This beautifully decorated flat in the Old Port comes complete with a balcony and would make a great base for a romantic getaway in Marseille. It also comes with a fully-equipped kitchen and indoor and balcony table options - ideal for enjoying a tête-à-tête with your significant other while tucking into a lovingly prepared meal. It is also well placed for the port, which is a stone’s throw away and the various cultural and restaurant attractions that it brings. Past guests loved the location and the cleanliness of the flat.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.52 km (1.0 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is also very nice spacious pleasant balcony functional air conditioning
nice and open with access to the balcony from the kitchen living area and bedroom
the apartment was just lovely excellent location with a sliver view of the marina
apartments located in a great place backyard view (so quiet - no noise from the road)
nice sized kitchen perfect for cooking small meals for our vacation
everything was clean and well taken care of
the flat is clean spacious and well equipped
apartment was a great location clean modern and had seamless communication with valerie
the apartment was very clean and you have everything you need for an enjoyable stay
the apartment was spacious and clean
valerie is a wonderful host
lots of maps available that were helpful
valerie was very responsive to any questions we had
valerie was always responsive to our texts and questions
host was very friendly and welcoming with good command of english
we loved our stay- perfect location only a minute away from the port ideal for exploring
absolutely loved this apartment and its location
we liked the location of the apartment alot because its a bit away from the old port
a very cute bakery/sandwich shop across the street worth checking out
the apartment is at a fantastic location with 1 minute walk to the port viex
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8. Seaside apartment at Catalans Beach

Located right next to the beach, this seventh floor flat is a great option for couples and - with the sofa bed - is also a possibility for families looking to enjoy a little surf and sand. Although it is set high up in the building, it is accessible via a lift, so those with mobility issues will have no problems getting to the flat. Do note though that the double-bed is located on a mezzanine and reached by a ladder, so guests should bear this in mind when booking.

It comes complete with home comforts, such as a full kitchen and TV and its location, near the beach and just 20 minutes away from the port and its eateries, has won fans among past guests, who also praised the cleanliness and value.

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Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
1.4 km (0.9 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
232 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we can fully recommend the apartment
ugo's place is as stylish and comfortable as it looks in the photos
the apartment was well done up; it's perfect for one person
apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and cozy
the apartment clean and with all you need
ugo's apartment is nice clean and tidy
the apartment was very clean and just as advertised its a really nice place
ugo was the perfect host
ugo is a great host
ugo is a great host
ugo was a wonderful host
ugo is a great host
perfect location near beach bus stop and supermarket
amazing location close by beaches city great places to eat
easy check-in and amazing location
large space in a great location
also is safe to walk to and from the apartment to the city center by night
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9. A night in the Old Port

Those who wish to be right in the heart of the Old Port couldn’t get much closer than this Airbnb option - which is located on a boat in the marina. Capable of sleeping up to two guests - it’ll make for a great retreat during a romantic city break. Its location naturally places it close to all manner of city centre attractions, including the theatre and a host of restaurants.

As well as making for a memorable place to sleep, the boat can also be used for the role it was intended - with the host offering to take guests on trips to the Frioul Islands, for an additional fee.

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1.01 km (0.7 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
99 reviews  
Entire boat 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Stunning views of the Old Port

Soak up the incredible views of the Old Port’s marina and the impressive edifice of the basilica during a stay in this private room with breakfast. Its position, overlooking the harbour, means guests are superbly placed for visiting the museums, historical attractions and the restaurants and shops of the local area.

The hosts, who live in the wider property, also provide access to a washing machine and WiFi - the latter of which will come in handy for uploading snaps of that stunning view to your social media accounts.

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1.39 km (0.9 mi) from Basilica of Notre-Dame of la Garde
101 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

The cultural delights of Marseille await

The delights of Marseille’s Old Port charm countless visitors every year and, with these top Airbnb options available in this historic city, you could soon be one of them. Where will you choose to stay?

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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