Top 17 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Medan, Indonesia - Updated 2024

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The capital of North Sumatra, the booming city of Medan, offers myriads of things to do. It is known for mouthwatering delicious culinary spots rich in numerous flavors. Along with Bolu Meranti, a kind of rolled sponged cake with various buttercream choices, Bika Ambon Zulayka is another famous snack in Medan.

The city has many attractions — the Maimoon Palace, for instance, showcases the glimpse of the royal heritage. Lake Toba and the Samosir Island offer the soothing vibes of the highlands. Berastagi, famous for abundant fruits and flowers, is another place to visit near Medan. The durian fruit or cake and the sweet passion fruit is known as Markisa that also comes in syrup bottles to mix as beverages are worth tasting. The local market is suitable for fresh picked local products. The fantastic waterfalls and hot water springs are good to relax in, too. With so many places to explore, you’ll need a comfy accommodation for rest and recharge. We’ve compiled a list of places to stay for you to pick from. Scroll down and see the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Medan, Indonesia.

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 17, 2024.

1. Grandiose condo with outdoor swimming pool (from USD 47)

The Royal Condominium in Medan, Indonesia, offers sumptuous rentals for luxurious living. Book a condo with them, and enjoy the contemporary amenities along with a stunning view from your balcony. Wake up to sunrises on the city skyline and start your days with a hearty breakfast at one of the suggested restaurants. You can beat the afternoon heat with a swim in the shared pool before heading out.

The best bit about this place is its location. Sitting at the center of bustling local life, you’ll be conveniently placed to explore Medan with various tours or by yourself.

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Kecamatan Medan Maimun, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
914 meters (0.6 ft) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
37 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious clean and also impressive they had 4 free bottles of mineral water waiting at the apartment
the appartment was clean and modern decorated
nice and clean worth the price
very clean kinda spacious and well facilitated
great host thank you
really great place and very friendly owner
very lovely place in medan with a great and helpful host
great place clean and spacious friendly host very good location at the heart of medan
fionas’s place is extremely great i will go to this apt again when i visit medan next time
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2. Guesthouse in a great location (from USD 40)

Strategically located near Berastagi Supermarket, restaurants, and the city, the guesthouse has three bedrooms with three beds and three baths. The guest house has a kitchen, Wi-Fi, washer, iron, air conditioning, and free parking facilities. The master bedroom is spacious and it also has a bathroom with a shower. The upper bedrooms at this pet-friendly Airbnb in Medan Indonesia, have air conditioning units. The place is cleaned everyday day. Breakfast is served on request.

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Medan Petisah, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
3.04 km (1.9 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
16 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
clean and feels like home
the house so clean and ester provide tea coffe and sugar
the place was super clean great movie channels for the kids fast wifi
guesthouse staff were great too
esther is a great host she was very patient with my questions and my requirements
ester as host really nice and helpfull
local eat out places and even mall nearby i highly recommend and host was very accommodating
the location near from restaurant and tourist attraction
the location in is private and secured area with security 24/7
i am very pleased with the location ester provided for me and family
next time i am in medan i will definitely being staying at ester's place again
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3. MM capsule hotel Medan

This cheap and clean hostel has a bedroom with ten beds and one bath. An ATM, a mini-mart and ticketing place is at a distance of 150 meters (492 feet) from home. On the way, there are many local street food stalls operating from morning till evening. The hostel has a kitchen, Wi-Fi, washer, iron, air conditioning, and dryer facilities.

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Medan Timur, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
4.73 km (3.0 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Shared room in guesthouse 1 Bed 10 Guests 11 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for a hostel the wifi signal is strong and fairly stable so absolutely a great point this hostel
a very cheap and clean hostel with friendly and helpful hosts
i will recommend you ask the hosts if you want to taste popular local food destinations
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4. A modern villa with a swimming pool

Unwind at this modern villa that is spacious enough for up to eight people. Enjoy a good night’s sleep in one of the three bedrooms available, with eight comfortable beds in total. What’s more, the villa also provides four bathrooms and a kitchen, among other amenities. Feel free to take a relaxing dip in the swimming pool, whenever you feel like relaxing your muscles and recharging your energy. When you have nothing to do in the villa, explore the neighborhood and you will find the Millennium Plaza and Manhattan Mall.

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Medan Helvetia, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
4.43 km (2.8 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
14 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 8 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
the place clean & in the central area also
clean and everything new owner very friendly helpful and responsible
wijaya has been a great host and went out of his way to make us feel welcome
easy check in very friendly host
the location is quite strategic and the place was roomy and sparkling clean
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5. A comfortable guesthouse in the center of the city

Have a relaxed stay at this comfortable guesthouse that will be your starting point from which to explore the nearby attractions and restaurants of the center of the city. At the same time, it is set in a quiet area. Providing one comfortable bed and one bathroom, the guesthouse makes an excellent choice of accommodation for no more than two people. Other facilities offered include an equipped kitchen and wireless internet access.

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Medan Sunggal, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
3.0 km (1.9 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
5 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the most important is that the room amenities bed sheet are clean
the room was spacious and the bed was comfortable
excellent bed helpful staff host went above and beyond to help with local tips
lamsi the morning shift staff was so kind and helpfull
it was a nice stay in ritzel worth the the owner was responsive and friendly
plus ritzel is very responsive
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6. A spacious house with an equipped kitchen (from USD 25)

Welcome to this spacious house for rent in Medan, Indonesia, that provides ample space for up to nine people. So, you can bring all your loved ones with you. There are three bedrooms available to accommodate every guest’s needs, along with two bathrooms, an equipped kitchen, a dining room, and a living area, where you can relax and enjoy a quality chat. Shops and minimarkets are all around you and the international airport can be reached within a quick drive.

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Medan Tuntungan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
8.29 km (5.2 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
12 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
friendly and accommodating hosts
the host was a good and friendly can speak english so no probrom
the owner was also very easy to communicate and always promptly reply to each message
great homestay fast respons from the host
great hosts nothing was too much trouble
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7. Super cozy loft in the city center

The penthouse is situated in the city center and has four rooms. On the first floor is the common area where guest can chill, have a meal in dining or make light lunch in the kitchen. The rooms are on the second floor, and there is a rooftop garden on the third floor. The accommodation has a kitchen, Wi-Fi, air conditioner, and free parking on premises. The public area such as living room is monitored with CCTV for security reasons. The house is located at city center in Medan opposite Sun Plaza.

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Medan Petisah,Kota Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
271 meters (0.2 ft) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
97 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice room with ac william has been very helpful
he provides iron in my room it was very helpful for travelers
pretty big living hall dining kitchen and a nice rooftop deck
lolexcellent value for moneyairconbut no hot water shower :( and no towels
this place is awesome to begin with the living room area is huge albeit without a tv
the room is clean and spacious
nice room very nice bed clean sheets and towels
the room and bathroom are very clean and comfortable
the house is clean and with a garden on the roof
the house its so beautiful clean and really relaxing to stay
william is a great host
the owner is really kind and is happy to help you if you need any help
anyway william is a great host
william is a very friendly host
fortunately william was very helpful with directions
nice place in a central area
the location of the place is great and it’s close to almost everything
location is superb as it is very close to medan's best mall sun plaza
the location is very good and cozy inside
this place is so nice for tourist so close to the biggest shopping mall in town
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8. A private room in a townhouse, close to Central Station (from USD 16)

Enjoy a nice stay at this townhouse that is close to Central Station. Offering a private room that is equipped with two beds, the accommodation is perfect for couples or solo travelers who are traveling to Medan on a tight budget. In addition to the bedroom, as a guest, you will also have access to a shared bathroom, air conditioning, household essentials, and a wireless internet connection.

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Medan Barat, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
1.35 km (0.9 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
44 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
refillable water which was great (although ours had ran out) wifi was good
comfortable beds and pillows and free water refills
the room was clean with ac and shared bathroom with hot shower
the bathroom was clean with a powerful hot shower
joseph’s place is very nice feels safe and is clean
the room is spacious and clean
the place is kept simple but you have everything you need and it was clean
location is good clean room affordable price
the host was very friendly and helpful
he was nice and friendly showed us surrounding give us some tips
joseph is a very good host always helpful and cheerful
joseph is also super friendly and helpful - and will give you advice on medan
joseph himself cared a lot about us and was really friendly and obliging
the location is also very good near the train station and close to the merkada park/walk
near station you just walk like 5 minutes
very good location in the centre of medan
superb location near to food & beverages atm convenience store train station and centre point mall
joseph's place is great for the price and located close to everything you might want to see in medan
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9. Private room close to the airport

Suitable for transit or leisure, this private room has a bed and a bath. The modern, air-conditioned accommodation is located in a gated community in a quiet and calm housing area about 60 minutes from Kuala Namu International airport. The shelter has kitchen, dryer, washer, air conditioning, TV, and free parking. The host can arrange tours for guests and guests can even specify what kind of trip they want.

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4.9 km (3.1 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
51 reviews  
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfasts were the best local culinaries
the room was clean and had air conditioning
the room is very nice and stylish and prepared for the guest
the room was clean and perfect for the night (good aircon too)
they helped us to plan our tour to bukit lawang and we enjoyed the prepared breakfast
the room is clean & tidy
the room was clean and had everything i needed
our bed was comfortable and everywhere was clean
the room was clean and comfy and we had a good dinner at a german restaurant they recommended
helped me out with the planning of my trip room was clean and far enough from all noise
andrio was a great host
they were wery helpful
andrio and ratni were very kind hosts
ratni and rio are wonderful hosts
the hosts are so kind and generous
his beautiful house is located in a quiet area of medan
easy to get to the place on public transport
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10. Superior room at the Putra Mulia hotel

Located at the very heart of Medan City, Putra Mulia rooms feature a king-size bed or twin bed configuration, with LED-TV, individual air conditioner, and private bathroom. With total of 72 guest rooms available the hotel is also an ideal place to organize private dinner, product launches, or events such as Meetings, Incentives, Convention and Exhibitions (MICE). The hotel has Wi-Fi, dryer, washer, air conditioning, and TV facilities. Guests have access to room service, restaurant, Mushola, and free parking.

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2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
12 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

11. Putra Mulia suite

The accommodation has two bedrooms with three beds and two private baths. The two bedrooms have an individual bathroom, air conditioning, 32-inch LED TV, and parquet floor, king-size bed and a twin bed at other room. The living room has a sofa, a dining table, another 32-inch LED TV, individual air conditioning, and beautiful lighting. Guests have access to room service, restaurant, Mushola, free parking and free Wi-Fi.

The place is around 10 minutes from shopping and culinary centers such as Medan Fair Plaza, Medan Plaza, Center Point Plaza Sun Plaza, and Merdeka Walk.

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2.23 km (1.4 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
3 reviews  
Private room 3 Beds 4 Guests

12. Fully furnished one-bedroom apartment

Located along the way to Bukit Lawang close to the city center, this fully furnished private house has a bedroom with a bed and one shared bath. There are two separate living rooms on the same floor and guests have access to the kitchen and the dining area. The accommodation has Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and free parking.

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1.8 km (1.2 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Scandinavian-inspired condominium

This newly renovated Scandinavian-inspired two bedroom condominium has a spacious kitchen and living room area for relaxing. The main bedroom has queen-size bed and en-suite bathroom complete with a power shower. The second bedroom also has a cozy double bed with access to the main bathroom. The accommodation has a TV, a kitchen, and other amenities. Also, there are coffee, tea, and mineral water. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and pool.

It is located in the heart of Medan city, Kesawan (Old Town Heritage), Sun Plaza (Mall), Kampoeng Madrash (Little India), restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, convenience store and reflexology are all just minutes away.

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691 meters (0.5 ft) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
Entire condominium 2 Beds 4 Guests

14. Apartment near Medan's city center

Located at the city center of Medan the air-conditioned rooms feature electronic key card access, free Wi-Fi in all areas, clean and comfortable mattress with soft and freshly cleaned linen, towel and amenities such as soap, toothbrush. Other amenities include hair dryer, free parking, and laptop friendly workspace.

The place is close to Tjong A Fie Mansion, Pajak Ikan Lama (Clothing Market), malls, Maimoon Palace and Masjid Raya.

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Medan, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
1.33 km (0.9 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
45 reviews  
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Spacious property in Medan Penginapan Murah

Located near to USU, restaurants, and a shopping area some distance from the central city, the hotel has 16 beds and eight baths. The place is well originated and has a great swimming pool. It’s excellent for relaxing and extended stay with big families since the rooms are quite spacious. The hotel has a TV, washer, air conditioning, pool, and free parking facilities.

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2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
16 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was perfect and other amenities like breakfast were also good
good place to stay in medan with a nice pool
it's a nice place to stay basically a part of a bigger hotel with 18 rooms
but the best part of huber apartments were the people so friendly :) recommended
great place for chilling in the crowdy city of medan
nice cozy place except that certain room might have mosquitoes especially room that nearby to the flower plant/trees
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16. A modern apartment, close to everything

Book this modern apartment and you will stay close to basically everything, from the railway station and restaurants to shopping centers and coffee shops – all are within walking distance or can be reached within a quick drive.

The apartment comes with one bed and one bathroom and can accommodate couples or solo travelers. Free, high-speed wireless internet is yours to use for 24 hours throughout your stay. Feel free to also use the kitchen to prepare a light breakfast and turn on the cable TV to keep up with the news. What’s more, you can also enjoy a relaxing dip in the swimming pool after a day of adventure in the city of Medan.

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Medan Petisah, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
1.83 km (1.2 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
18 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean and nearby places around
good place to stay in medan
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17. h floor lux apartment suite (from USD 56)

Choose this apartment suite for your next stay in Indonesia and experience luxury like never before. The magnificent place boasts well-lit and elegant spaces with contemporary amenities. Furthermore, the residential building has a fully equipped fitness center for your daily workouts. Build up a sweat while burning calories, take a relaxing shower, and dive into the pool for an invigorating swim. Next to the pool is a kid’s play zone with swings and rides, a place loved by little ones.

Additionally, this accommodation is located at the center of Medan City, ideal for exploring the local culture.

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Kecamatan Medan Barat, Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Masjid Agung Sumatera Utara
65 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very comfortable appartment on the 27th floor with excellent view over medan
most importantly for international travelers is wifi and there is not available there
the apartment is clean with all of the amenities as described
the apartment is brand new & clean
the apartmn clean and looked like the pic
the condo is very nice clean and spacious
place is very cozy and clean
overall very nice and clean
owner is also very responsive and kind
great and friendly host
the security and the workers in the apartment are very polite and helpful
helen responsive host good communication
located on top of a huge shopping mall there is plenty to shop and dine
location is good because its next to the deli park
ez to access deli park mall
nice place to stay great location
helen place is great and the location is strategic
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A place of mouthwatering delicious culinary spots

Medan with its fantastic waterfalls, hot water springs, and mouthwatering delicious culinary spots is a must-see place in Indonesia. It has something for people of all age groups and attracts both domestic and foreign tourists all year round. Consider booking one of the best apartments for rent in Medan to ensure your holiday here is all the more memorable.

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