Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Leuven, Belgium - Updated 2024

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Being the eighth largest city in Belgium, Leuven is becoming a popular spot for tourists looking for a unique architectural treat. Here, you will find some of the largest and oldest universities, hospital, and breweries in the world. It also features various cultural centers, such as the Arenberg Orchestra and the recently opened M-Museum Leuven.

If you’re traveling as a student, for business, or for vacation, Leuven can accommodate in more ways than one. In this list, you’ll find 10 of the most-loved Airbnb vacation rentals, that will surely give you a relaxing and rewarding stay in Leuven. Read on and find your match.

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 14, 2024.

1. Saint Boniface rooftop (from USD 81)

This is a pretty flat that accommodates up to two guests. Ideal for couples and travelers on the go, it offers an attractive and stylish abode that will make you feel comfortable while enjoying your privacy. You’ll have your own spacious bed for two, a kitchen with modern kitchenware and a very clean bathroom. In fact, the guests all agree that this is one of the cleanest apartments they’ve stayed in!

Communication with the host is clear and fast and you’ll have an easy access to the city. Overall, this place is pleasing to the eyes and refreshing to the soul!

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Ixelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
23.42 km (14.6 mi) from Kruidtuin
1065 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the little balcony is amazing for breakfast with a view
nice stylish apartment with a great view
the apartment was lovely it was a rooftop unit so the view was spectacular
beautiful apartment with a lovely terrace and natural light coming through the windows
cute small apartment with beautiful rooftop and fantastic views
it's clean and modern
great clean stylish place to stay
everything was cleaned comfortable and well organized
the apartment was very clean
very safe and clean
jennifer was a great host
very friendly host and good communication
she gave very helpful directions from the train station and was very responsive
her mother met us with the key and was beyond friendly and helpful
good location with great bakeries and cafes near by
it’s very close to public transportation but also close enough to the city center attractions to walk
the location was great walking distance to all the sites
location is great short walk to the center of town & tons of restaurants & shopping around
the location was perfect and everything was only about a 15 minute walk
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2. A refreshing view from a spacious apartment (from USD 70)

This apartment can accommodate up to four guests and puts you near the center of Leuven. The entire place is spacious, not to mention the sunny vibe and good, natural lighting you’ll get from its door-length windows. You’ll have a clear view of the sunset, too! The bathroom and kitchen are newly-renovated and both are equipped with essentials. Guests especially love the accommodating host, Alice and the refreshing balcony that can make anyone’s stay truly worthwhile.

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Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium
628 meters (0.4 ft) from Kruidtuin
35 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a comfortable and pleasant living area with a good view over the stylish neighbourhood
the flat has many amenities and the shower is tr best we have ever used
the apartment was perfect spacious comfortable and with everything we needed for our stay
clean with everything you need
the house was clean comfortable and really well equipped
alice was a great host and her apartment was clean warm comfortable and central
in fact my friends are very happily surprised to see the clean well equipped rooms
excellent host and very nice apartment
i can highly recommend this apartment and the host
alice was a lovely helpful host and we hope to return again
alice was a magnificent host
alice was very friendly on check-in and very responsive in all our communications
great location in a wonderful city
it was in a great location walking distance from everything
great spot very close to the centre
central lovely place great value
i would highly recommend it for location and comfort
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3. Authentic loft in city center (from USD 81)

This unique loft is located on the top floor of a two-story city house. It can be accessed through a common hallway, but you’ll have a full and private access to the room. It is a spacious loft, good for four guests. There’ is a dining area, a kitchenette, and a sofa bed. All kitchen supplies and towels are provided. There’s a great Italian restaurant right across the street and nearby shops, as well.

Other amenities include a hairdryer, free coffee, stove, and clean sheets. Guests agree that Griet is a very accommodating host. She’ll even provide you with an info sheet about the room and the neighborhood.

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Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium
461 meters (0.3 ft) from Kruidtuin
217 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's a cool loft and nice big living room to chill in
beautiful period features throughout with two single beds and a really comfortable sofa bed
the shower though us a bit uncomfortable since you cannot stand but the rest is perfect
very clean and authentic loft :) communication was very easy
the house was clean and very nice
everything was really clean and comfy the communication with griet was always reliable and helpful
perfectly clean and well equipped pretty little loft
the place was nice clean and pretty spaceful
griet was a great host
griet was very responsive to all questions and requests
griet is a very good host and you will feel more than welcome in belgium here
we loved the bathtub and lofted sleeping area griet was a friendly and communicative host
griet was friendly and helped us with all requests including early check-in and ect
really nice apartment close to the city center
great loft apartment close to the centre of leuven
great accommodation in a great location
a great spot very central in leuven
excellent location with easy access to the highlights of leuven
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4. Quiet, modern room

This rental is located 15 minutes away from the center. You will enjoy your stay here, as it is relatively peaceful at night and the house is fully-equipped with all the essentials you need for cooking, bathing, and chilling out. The host is very reliable and communicates swiftly to her guests. She can even lend you a bike to roam around the city or a map for easy navigation. Going around won’t be a problem because her home is also near the train station. The place is sparkling clean and well-maintained.

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Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
2.3 km (1.5 mi) from Kruidtuin
442 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nele made an excellent breakfast for a small 8 euro charge
very comfortable bed excellent shower
the place is superb with comfort beds and small garden at backyard
feels like it was a separate room
the open bathroom is not a problem at all cause it is in a separate floor
the room was clean and had a very nice smell
room clean and cosy
the room was clean and cozy
the flat is also amazingly clean and beautiful
her apartment is very clean and nicely furnished
she was very responsive
host was very nice en friendly
very nice host and cozy room
she was very kind
the best host i ve ever had actually
location is great too the train station from leuven is not far away
convenient and calm location close to the center far away from partying students
great house and great location :)
a nice spacious appartment walking distance from the city centre
wonderful place to stay near centre of leuven
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5. Bright and modern studio, close to Botanical Garden

This is a simple, modern studio-type room, ideal for business travelers or couples who love the basics. There’s no complicated interiors, just straight-forward architecture that is functional and practical. It has a nice color scheme that makes staying in this house more relaxed and laid back.

It is situated in a quiet neighborhood and sits on the second floor of a townhouse. It has a double-sized bed, a bathroom with rain shower, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Leuven historical center is just a 10-minute walk from this property. Enjoy the other cities of Belgium by going on a bus or train ride. The station is just a few meters away!

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Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium
243 meters (0.2 ft) from Kruidtuin
158 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has a large window and a view and many amenities to make the stay more comfortable
sky view from the bed is wonderful big closet is a bonus; fit in all the clothes
good bed and mattress
the kitchen had some essentials like oil salt coffee sugar which we appreciated
comfortable all the amenities we needed quiet and close to botanical gardens and the centrum
very clean and cozy
very clean and cozy studio flat
the studio was very clean and quiet
the flat was nice and clean and the communication was great
the place was clean nice bed and shower
thien was a great host he responded immediately when contacted
very responsive and friendly host
thien was a wonderful host and the communication went smoothly
thien is always very helpful and responsive to requests
thien was easily contacted by email and very helpful
great location close to bus station
close to botanical garden which is well worth a visit
nice studio in good location - close to a bus stop and next to botanical gardens
the location was great just a 15 min walk to the center via beautiful botanical garden
very nice apartment close to the city center
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6. Sunny, historic house

This newly-renovated home is attractive from the inside out, inviting guests to book an overnight stay or a week-long retreat. Everything you need is provided - from a well-equipped kitchen to a beautiful garden and a spacious living room. The room has a romantic vibe and the interiors are well-thought out and made to complement the surroundings. You will surely enjoy quiet nights and sunny mornings here.

Note that although newly-renovated, this house has traces of its past, thus, you’ll find exposed brickwork and wooden beams here and there. Antique lovers and those that appreciate historical pieces will have these as additional treats.

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273 meters (0.2 ft) from Kruidtuin
218 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

7. Chris's cozy room near station with free parking

Another cozy home with nice details awaits you at Chris’s vacation rental. His guestroom is located on the second floor, where you will have your privacy with a spacious bed for two, fresh bed sheets, a working desk, a rolling chair, and a leisure corner. You are also provided with a Nespresso coffee machine and capsules, so you can enjoy a cup of coffee any time of the day.

There is a free parking zone nearby. The airport and Brussels is just nearby, a matter of 15 minutes away or less, if you’re going by train. Buses and train stations are easily reached from this property.

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2.25 km (1.4 mi) from Kruidtuin
131 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Quiet and spacious apartment with terrace

This spacious apartment sits at a few minutes away from the center of Leuven but offers a very quiet ambiance at any time of the day. It can accommodate up to three guests, with two bedrooms, a bathroom, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The interiors feel cozy, thanks to its neutral color scheme. Natural light also passes through the window. Other amenities include WiFi, a washer, an iron, heating, and a dryer.

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1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Kruidtuin
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

9. Charming & luminous room near Leuven city center

Casa Tivoli is a modern home that can easily attract you with its bright and lovely interiors. What you see in the pictures is what you’ll get - and more! You will be surprised at how spacious this room is. All corners are clean, the furniture and other essentials are well-thought out and, overall, the ambiance is perfect for a relaxing getaway.

It is 20 minutes away from Brussels and 10 minutes from the city center of Leuven. Evelien, the host, is a local who can give you the best recommendations for an exciting day or night trip around the area.

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Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium
1.95 km (1.3 mi) from Kruidtuin
90 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was stylish comfortable and well-equipped (tea/coffee facilities in room spacious great towels information about the area)
the room is great: spacious very comfortable bed and with lots of nice touches for visitors
very clean and loads of thoughtful extras
the room is big very clean and nice
excellent and very clean thank you
the house is well decorated very clean and confortable
great place spacious clean beatiful and bright
evelien is a great host
eveline is a great host
evelein was a lovely host
evelien is a great host
evelien is a very kind host and makes you feel at home straight away
the location was great and only a short walk to leuven station or the town centre
it’s very easy to get around from her place using bus or by foot
a very nice and uncomplicated location
glad that we chose her place to stay in leuven highly recommended
evelien's place is bright modern and walkable distance within 10 ten minutes to leuven center
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10. Comfy, cozy and very quiet room

That’s right. The description in the title is exactly what you’ll get when you stay in this rental. It is brand new and features a stylish design that will make you feel like staying in a luxury hotel. The box spring bed is very comfortable and the bathroom is specially designed, with Italian travertine tiles and natural stone. There is a common kitchen and a storage room, plus a fully-equipped kitchen.

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Leuven, Vlaanderen, Belgium
682 meters (0.5 ft) from Kruidtuin
182 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a kitchen (one floor up) with basic amenities (fridge cutlery kettle plates/bowls mugs) which was great
room is in perfect position and very comfy with nice furniture
a simple small room nicely furnished with a comfy bed
the bed and chairs are very comfortable; also the availability of a shared kitchen was nice
but the bathroom and the bedroom were nice
the place was spotlessly clean and the bed was very comfortable
it was clean the bed was comfortable the shower spacious and hot
very clean comfort and convenient place to visit leuven
the bathroom is quite small but extremely clean and nicely decorated
it was very clean the shower was great and the kitchen easy to use
duncan is a great host
duncan is an excellent host
and duncan was a great host
overall perfect host and apartment our recommendations :)
he was very helpful and responsive for all of our questions tourist and guiding information
great place in the middle of leuven
the location is perfect in the center of leuven close to everything
perfect location to explore the town
very central apartment in a great location that room was on the backside
fantastic location central and quiet
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Clean. Spacious. Grand.

Yes, guests will agree that Leuven homes are generally clean, spacious, and traveler-friendly! The homes you see on this list will make you agree, that’s for sure! So, whether you’re traveling solo or with a group, make sure you book a home that is not just ultra clean but will make your vacation a truly grand experience!

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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