Known for its outstanding Baroque architecture, Ouro Preto is a designated World Heritage Site. Ouro Preto (meaning Black Gold) was originally named Villa Rica, the rich village in the 17th century due to the huge quantity of gold imported into the country. Once under the control of the Portuguese rule, the city remains hugely influenced by Portuguese culture. To date, you will still find many well-preserved Portuguese colonial architecture situated in the city centre!
While in Ouro Preto, remember to visit the sculptured works of Aleijadinho and the many century-old churches decorated with gold. Did you know: all new construction in the city must keep with the city’s historical aesthetic — giving a vintage touch to an otherwise contemporary design. If you’re looking for a place to stay while travelling here in Ouro Preto, why not check out these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Ouro Preto? Read on to find out more.
You will find this modern apartment in a quiet neighborhood minutes away from the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP). The bedrooms come equipped with comfy beds that ensure a good night’s rest. You can savor a cup of tea on the patio while taking in the mesmerizing sights of the mountains. Enjoy movie marathons with family on the smart TV or kick back on the sofa with a drink.
Guests can make themselves light lunches in the well-equipped kitchen. Children will have a good time indoors with board games. Take a nap, read, or relax on the hammock in the backyard. Free Wi-Fi can be accessed for both work and leisure. Cars can be parked across the street for free.
The highlight of this one-bedroom apartment is its beautiful terrace. Surrounded by scenic mountains and valleys, it offers a picturesque view of bountiful nature from the terrace. Guests can enjoy a full night’s rest on the comfy bed.
The living room is a great place to unwind with your favorite Netflix show on the TV equipped with Roku. Fast Wi-Fi lets you stay connected with the world and you can catch the latest news on your phone. Barbeques can be made on the outdoor grill of the terrace and savored under the sun umbrella with a loved one.
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsamazing cozy little apartment with a lovely view right outside the door
Located on the third floor of a residential building, this spacious holiday home is minutes away from Itacolomi State Park. The bedroom carries a calming ambiance that will lull you to a peaceful slumber. You can watch television or retreat to the joys of reading should you decide to stay in. This baby-friendly Airbnb comes equipped with a changing table. New mothers can hire a babysitter if they need some me-time.
Guests can prepare hearty meals in the functional kitchen. Free Wi-Fi keeps you connected with loved ones back home. This place welcomes furry friends to vacay with you. Cars can be parked on the property premises for free.
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Host:absolutely would stay again and recommend the host/house without reservations
Nestled in a quiet alley near Tiradentes Avenue, this Airbnb is a short stroll away from the bus stop. If you are visiting in a car, you can have it parked across the street without a parking fee.
You can watch television in the comfort of the bedroom before drifting off to sound sleep on the queen-sized bed. Guests can pick up groceries from the nearby supermarket and have a cookout in the full kitchen. Free Wi-Fi can be used for remote work if needed.
Top guest reviewsquiet area and nice neighbours good wifithe large comfortable and warm bed was a highlightcomfy bed nice bathroom well-enough equipped kitchen
Host:good location and the host is helpful and respond to messages promptlyRead more reviewsnice apt close to central sqthe place is really awsome located near to the centro and all places of interest are within walking distancethe apartment was located in a good location; however the whole apartment was pretty dirtyit's a great place to stay
Located 350 m (1148.29 ft) from Tiradentes Square and São Francisco de Assis, this one-bedroom apartment is in the very heart of the historic center.
Guests can enjoy spectacular views of Pico do Itacolomi from its balcony. You can catch up on your beauty sleep on the comfy double bed. Though the Airbnb is best suited for two travelers, the convertible sofa bed in the living room can accommodate a third.
Business guests can stay on top of work tasks in the designated work area equipped with complimentary WiFi. Grill yourself a nice barbeque while having a fun conversation with loved ones on the balcony. Guests can park cars on the premises for free.
Found in the charming neighborhood of Vila Rica on the famous Dry Bridge, this Airbnb is only a few meters away from the Church of the Rosary.
Enjoy a good vacation here with your pet in this pet-friendly Airbnb. Guests can lounge the day away watching television or retreat to a good read on the cozy bed. You can fix yourself some meals in the equipped kitchen. If you are not up for cooking, you can head to some of the best restaurants at the turn of the lane and start with the brewery, Ouropretana, for gin and beer.
This charming apartment is nestled in the quiet neighborhood of Rosario. The beautifully designed colonial architecture coupled with clean and comfortable interiors invites you in from the word go. It is a short stroll away from the main bus stop, markets, and historic sites.
A crib is provided for infants. Ample heating guarantees a snug stay especially during the colder months of the year. Guests can enjoy a show on cable TV or curl up on the sofa for a power nap.
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Host:mauricio is a super host for a reasonamazing host really careful the place was perfectRead more reviewsgreat location very quietamazing place close to the central bus station and not far from the center of the cityit’s a super stylish place with a great location where you’re sad to leavewe really enjoyed our stay at mauricio's place which is extremely well equipped very nicely decorated and simply charming
Situated only 50 m (164.04 ft) away from Farid supermarket, this holiday home is an exquisitely designed Airbnb equipped with all the modern comforts of home. The living room features a high-definition TV. Guests can kick back on the sofa with a drink and enjoy watching an episode of their favorite Netflix web series on the TV. The record player adds a vintage vibe.
You can make use of the specially designed work nook for remote work if needed. Guests can give folks back home a virtual tour of the Airbnb over complimentary WiFi. If you are visiting in a car, you can have it parked onsite without a surcharge.
Set in a quaint and charming neighbourhood, the apartment is equipped with art books for your entertainment and furnished with the necessary amenities, from WiFi and hair dryer to electric oven, coffee maker and good quality linens, this place meets all your needs. A 10-minute walk away from the bus station and situated just next to the historic center, you will certainly have a good time here!
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Host:fred is an helpful polite and present hostan excellent host and the place is quaint and charmingRead more reviewscozy place combined with a great locationlovely little studio in a great locationnice little place if you're looking to spend a few days in ouro preto
Located in the woods and surrounded by greenery, this comfortable chalet can be a great holiday home that welcomes up to four people. It features two bedrooms: one with a double bed and the other with a couple of single beds. If you’re the type of traveler who prefers a staycation than an adventure, take a nap in the hammock without any disturbance for a relaxing afternoon indoors. This Airbnb vacation home also features a clean and private bathroom and a kitchen for those who would rather cook meals indoors than eat out.
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsa charming little wooden house in an outstanding location far from the center quite and peaceful
This apartment for six people is located in central Ouro Preto but staying here also means you are close to the lush greenery nature has to offer. For those who would want to explore the nightlife, a number of restaurants and bars are within walking distance from this property. Both the bedrooms have a double bed each, as well as a sofa bed in the living room for extra company. Two bathrooms and a kitchen are also in this house. The property has several board games to keep you entertained indoors, ideal for those traveling with kids or friends.
Top guest reviewscharming and relaxing apartment on 3 levelsperfect location super clean and very lovely decor/ thoughtful touchesRead more reviewsnice place in a good locationgreat location and super cleanthe location is perfect and the views from the house are breathtaking
A cozy and clean guesthouse located in a quiet neighbourhood, the three-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to six people. If there are seven of you, a mattress can be provided upon request as well. For those who are driving, you’d be interested to know that parking is a breeze. A spacious and light-filled space, this place also comes with a fully equipped kitchen including a coffee maker, toasted sandwich maker and a well-stocked set of cutlery, pans, crockery and utensils. Need a break from the busy city life and planning a chill day in? There’s a stunning view of the district from the hammock on the veranda as well!
Top guest reviewsa great cozy place for our group of 5 adults and two kidsmaria’s home was clean and had everything my family and i needed
Host:you could easily host 6 persons there without crowdingRead more reviewsgood location in a quiet neighbourhood the house offers simple but comfortable accommodation
This apartment for three people is located near the historic center of Ouro Preto. This stylish rental with contemporary interiors is near many restaurants, pharmacies and a supermarket. Several bus stops are within walking distance, which means you can reach places of interest with ease. Free parking on premises is available to guests traveling by car. Wi-Fi is also available here.
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Host:edmilson’s a genuinely lovely host with helpful tips and reliable communication
Just one look at this stunning suite and you may never want to leave. From the flora couch cover to the crochet basket mats and turquoise book shelf, the place is ostensibly Bohemian-inspired. The steps leading up to the entrance is planted with lush greenery — what a welcoming sight! A two-storey apartment, you’ll find a dining table set against a flora background on the second floor.
Located near the Convention Center where most of the city’s major festivals are being held, the place is also conveniently situated near bars, restaurants and even the train station. Here, you’ll gain easy access to the historical center and Federal University of Ouro Preto. With a private living room and free WiFi, this rustic, cosy cottage will definitely exceed your expectations!
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Host:amazing host and cute placehe knows how to have fun but is also extremely helpful and responsible whenever in needdegrau (weslley) was an awesome hostRead more reviewsthe flat is very charming in a convenient and romantic place close to the old train station
As you step into this apartment, what strikes you first is a royal blue door and dainty square windows; you won’t miss it for sure! This accommodation can fit up to two guests. With overhead lighting hanging in the kitchen and a wide window overlooking the beautiful landscape, cooking in this space is made a breeze. The bathroom, which comes with an open-shower concept, is decked with classic grey and white tiles. Remember to make a trip to Chico Rei’s Mine and Nossa Senhora da Conceicao Church, which are both a short walk away.
Top guest reviewsthe room was perfect with a great view over the town and was much bigger than the photos showthe room is super spacious and light-filled as is the bathroomthe view from the suite was wonderful and the room was comfortablethe room was clean and had a very nice view over the old townmaria was lovely and the room was largethe kitchen and living room is modern clean and cosythe house is very clean the kitchen is big and well-equipedapartment was clean and comfort was perfect for our little familyvery confortable place recently renovated and always cleanthe breakfasts were lovely and the house was very clean
Host:maria was super helpful throughout our staygraça is a charming lady who was very helpful from the moment we made contactthey received us warmly and were very helpful throughout our stay providing information and helpful suggestionsmaria has been very nice and attentive to our needs throughout our stay in ouro pretograça is very attentive and we had a great time the flats are modern and recently renovatedRead more reviewsthe location is good - a comfortable (if not steep) walk to the main squarethe apartment is only a few short minutes walk from town which makes it very quiet and peacefulit's close to many nice churches in a tiny but safe roadthe neighbourhood is safe (as the rest of the city) next to everything you wantthe owner provides good breakfast and the house is very clean and at walkable distance from the centre
Need a place to crash and travelling on a budget? From just 33.71 BRL (9.87 USD) per night, this humble place is a huge bargain. A private, clean room with a beautiful view, this modest flat will surely exceed your expectations. There are more than five people in the house and if you love making friends you would surely enjoy your stay here. Here’s a bonus for you — the check-in time is flexible so just inform the host of your arrival timing and you’re good to go!
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Top guest reviewsthe room was private clean with a beautiful view it was exactly what i needed for the dayRead more reviewsnice place good location very helpful hostess
Spending a few days here in Ouro Preto? I’ve got a good deal for you! Highly raved about by guests for its astonishing view and convenience, this space is located in the heart of the city. Overlooking the balcony is a busy street, where the hustle and bustle of the town is. This one bedroom fits two guests and the host, a friendly lady named Anna, is also more than willing to offer you tips and tricks for your trip when asked as well.
Think wood essence brought into the urban dwellings — this apartment is a nice change from the lavish, city life we are used to living. Decorated with many vibrant art pieces, the bathroom is tastefully decked with Nyonya-inspired tiles. Just 20 minutes away from the city center this accommodation has an amazing view and fits three guests comfortably.
Standing on the famous hill of Morro da Forca, well-located near the historical center, this suite is just five minutes away from Praca Tiradentes and a mere two minutes away from the Convention Center and UFOP Square — how convenient! This simple, handy room is perfect for those looking for a comfortable place to let loose their hair and unwind themselves. Equipped with free WiFi and kitchen amenities, the host speaks three languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese) which is sure to come in handy for foreign travellers!
Concerned about your privacy and security yet not willing to compromise on comfort? Worry not as this accommodation fulfils all your expectations! Found next to the Church of Pilar, it has two rooms, one with double bed and one with two single beds. For your best comfort, Paulo, the host prides himself in keeping the place as clean and pleasant-smelling as they possibly can. Do you have some burning questions to know about Ouro Preto or dying to explore hidden local hits? Paulo will be more than willing to help you out!
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Located in the oldest district of Ouro Preto, this charming loft is close to many main tourist attractions. The single room is furnished with light wood pieces and littered with tiny, quaint cactus pots sure to brighten up your day. A glass window outlooks the room, welcoming light into the airy room during the day. This place is ace for those looking for a functional, hassle-free apartment while exploring the beautiful city of Ouro Preto. There’s even free WiFi here too!
Ouro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Top guest reviewsthe room is extremely cute and cozy with an incredible view of the city
Host:great and nice host great locationlaís was very kind and flexible for the check-inRead more reviewslais’s house was located perfectly in the historical town you can walk by foot to see the towngreat location great guest great stay thank again laís see you soon :)
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