Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Parma, Italy - Updated 2023

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Visit Parma, Italy and you’re sure to see dramatic architecture and pretty cobblestone streets. You’ll certainly taste flavorful wines, cheeses, and prosciutto. And you’ll absolutely fall in love with this enchanting city located in northern Italy. Parma is a dream destination where most of its tantalizing appeal is found in the city’s historic center. Be awestruck by the frescoes of the Parma Cathedral, or the Duomo as it is referred to, and the Baptistery’s stunning pink marble. Enjoy a concert at the famous Regio Theater, a 19th-century opera house. Spend the afternoon relaxing in the charming Piazza Garibaldi or Piazza Duomo.

Let the friendly people of Parma proudly show off everything their wonderful city has to offer, including one of these top Airbnb vacation rentals:

1. Dazzling 15th-century house near 2 piazzas (from USD 80)

The true Italian surroundings of this tiny 15th-century abode will make your eyes pop! Just a short stroll to the Duomo and Garibaldi piazzas and located in the historical center, this lodging provides tourists with everything Parma has to offer. This house showcases attractive splashes of color throughout, lovely wooden beams, and eye-catching accents and architectural details. The kitchen offers many accessories including a washing machine. Pets are welcome at no extra charge. The host will provide transfers to and from the railway station and airport, upon request. There’s even snacks and drinks when you arrive.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
541 meters (0.4 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
417 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
francesca was amazingly helpful and the apartment was perfect
francesca’s home is lovely and very comfortable with wi-fi air conditioning and a nice bathroom and kitchen
francesca and her son are very accommodating and have provided many amenities which made our stay very comfortable
we had a fantastic stay in francesca’s apartment
the apartment had lots of lovely touches left by francesca such a coffee bug spray and laundry detergent
the apartment was spotlessly clean
it is clean comfortable and well equipped
the apartment was clean and beautiful
sparkling clean and great location
her place was clean with a very comfortable bed
she is a gracious host
she is kind and informative
she was so amazing kind and thoughtful
very polite and helpful host
she was incredibly helpful whenever we had questions
wonderful location in the heart of parma
great apartment close to everything
beautiful apartment situated in central parma
finally the apartment was located in a perfect central location
the location is brilliant walking distance from everything but still very quiet
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2. Fully-loaded master bedroom near historic center

Situated in Parma’s town center, this private room in a cozy apartment is near shops, restaurants, and historic palaces. This intimate room is replete with any and everything for a comfortable stay, including a comfy double bed, direct access to a private bathroom, toasty fireplace, wardrobe, two armchairs, a TV, and a library with books in various languages. Guests also have access to a nicely-equipped kitchen, small terrace, and a dining room area. The air-conditioned space also offers Wi-Fi and comes highly recommended.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
713 meters (0.5 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
496 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was ok nothing great but usable for sure
also provided a brand new fan
silvia's apartment was extremely charming and the room was as described
the room and private bathroom were great
the room and private bathroom are great
clean room and linen changes
very clean and nice appartment
the flat was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean
silvia has a very clean artsy eclectic place
silvia was a very kind host
host provided excellent directions
silvia was a great host
silvia is a great and helpful host
silvia was the perfect host grazie
superb location - literally walking distance to everything
location very good; walkable
really lovely central and cosy apartment
great location and a stylish venue
place has amazing location just few min from city center and easy walk from station
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3. Trendy & central Cittadella flat (from USD 72)

Located in front of the ancient walls of the Cittadella, this stylish one-bedroom apartment in a 1950s-building is only 10-minutes on foot to Parma’s historic center. This apartment affords guests a stay in a non-touristy area, but still near all the action. With a cafe and grocery store across the street, and a fine restaurant and gelateria/bar nearby, there’s plenty of dining options.

This apartment has simple, yet fine furnishings and a subtle color scheme. The living room area is comfortable and has a sofa bed. The kitchenette space is fully equipped, along with a coffee maker and pods, and the dining area is nicely decorated and is a great place to enjoy a meal. The double bedroom is inviting and bright, with plush bedding. Wi-Fi, TV, and a parking space are also available.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
1.16 km (0.8 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
492 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i hope filippo fixed the sofa bed
great free parking a coffee machine in the apartment & complementary bottle of wine
but if you have to use the sofa bed it might not be so great
a bit small for four people but the sofa bed was surprisingly comfortable
across the street is a small café with very good pastries and snacks and other breakfast items
clean place and modern
super clean and nice
clean well equipped comfortable apartment
the flat was really clean and well equipped
the space was clean tidy and comfortable
lovely host who was quick to reply to all questions
philippo was super responsive to questions and always quick with local suggestions
filippo is a very kind host with a immediate contact response
parking facilities on site and an outstanding host
he was extremely helpful and responsive whenever i had questions
very good location walking distance to city center
very good location near to bus station
easy walking distance and free parking
and easy access to central parma/train station
the location of the apartment was great
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4. Chic & centrally-located renovated flat

Though recently renovated, this studio apartment’s large old-fashioned windows and typical medieval alleyway allows this accommodation to maintain its authentic charm. Located in a historic building and residing on one of the most “elegant” streets in the city, this studio space is equally elegant, with its stylish furnishings and pretty accents. Speedy free Wi-Fi is available, and the kitchen provides a top-notch spot to cook. You’ll even find free coffee, tea, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, and lots more. Also available are a washing machine with detergents, an iron, and hairdryer.

This apartment is in the middle of bustling Parma, so there’s access to a myriad of fun diversions including tourist attractions and a shopping zone. The train station, parking house, and bus stops are nearby as well.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
296 meters (0.2 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
179 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was very comfortable and cupboard was good
many thoughtful touches water coffee laundry soap
cute apartment with high ceiling and all the things you need coffee towels etc
nice comfortable and fully equipped
we loved the big window really gave a nice ambiance to the room
it was clean and very comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean comfortable and secure
it is very clean cozy and tastefully decorated
the bathroom is also modern and clean with a good warm shower
roberta was a wonderful host
roberta was a wonderful host
roberta was a really good host
great host and great place
the host was excellent and very accommodating
a perfect location for a short break in parma
perfect location everything is within walking distance
it was a central and beautiful location in parma
the location is great everything in 5 min walking distance
beautiful apartment in a wonderful central location
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5. Two-room apartment in old town, Parma (from USD 57)

Only a few minutes on foot to the city’s center, this compact two-room space offers one bedroom that features a living room area with a nice double bed, and a cushy single bed in the bedroom. Fitted with standard appliances, the kitchen is simple, but very functional. The bathroom is clean and tidy, offering a nice shower. There’s also great Wi-Fi access, a television, bath products, towels, and a washer.

This apartment has easy access to the Duomo and Baptistery, in addition to the famed Regio Theater. The train station is 10 minutes away. Guests can also enjoy a variety of authentic Italian dishes, with a myriad of fine restaurants close by.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
334 meters (0.3 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
478 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay and the addition of wifi would make it even better
good thing there is a fan too
the bed was okay and the shower was really good wifi was good too
it would be nice to have wifi otherwise it was a perfectly pleasant one night's stay
the shower was nice and hot and the space itself heated well
it was clean and comfortable
it is kept very clean
clean tidy perfect over nighter
the appartment was clean and as described
clean spacious and an easy check-in
silvia was a great host
the host or hosts were very welcoming
the host was also kind enough to welcome us with red apples
silvia was very helpful when we arrived with directions and recommendations
our host was helpful and flexible with our check in time
great location walking distance to the station and city centre
good central quiet location and nice place
location is great: 10 minutes to the train station and the city center
a great location - picturesque street very close to the train station and the centre
the location is good: between the station and la pilotta
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6. Simonetta's cozy house in central location (from USD 71)

Found at the center of Parma, the host, Simonetta, offers a wonderful, recently renovated one-bedroom apartment. It is within walking distance of many tourist attractions, delicious restaurants, specialty shops, and shopping. Top amenities include free Wi-Fi service and air-conditioning. In the lovely tile bathroom, guests can find the necessary services, including a nice shower and washing machine. The sleep arrangements are comfy, with a great double bed in the bedroom and a nice fold-out sofa in the living room. Guests can also feel free to use the compact, modern kitchen area.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
594 meters (0.4 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
311 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was hot in parma so the a/c was helpful in the evenings
the apartment had personal touches the sofa and bed were super cozy
the apartment of simonnetta and alfredo has everything me and my friends needed in parma
the apartment itself is beautiful and welcoming with a wonderful bedroom view
wifi excellent i would probably suggest this apartment is a bit cramped for 4 adults
apartment is very clean and nicely decorated
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the apartment itself is beautiful clean and modern
simonetta and alfredo’s place is amazing god is smelled so wonderful and was very very clean and cozy
the apartment itself was clean extremely cosy and functional
simonetta & alfredo were fantastic hosts
the hosts are specially good people
simonetta and alfredo were excellent hosts
alfredo’s hospitality was very kind
simonetta and alfredo were absolutely wonderful hosts
the location is superb
central location close to a lively area
the apartment location is great
the location is perfect you can walk everywhere
great neighborhood walking distance from the main city sightseeing
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7. Quiet 2-floor apartment in the old city (from USD 86)

This 2-floor, one-bedroom apartment, located on the 2nd and 3rd floors, is fitted with so many appealing aspects: a sunny bedroom, private bath, fully equipped kitchen, speedy Wi-Fi, a washer, dryer, dishwasher, and a superb balcony to drink-in the morning sun and sip your coffee. Smartly decorated with great care, this apartment is in the historic center where tourists can admire marvelous frescoes of Correggio, explore the Baptistery, and visit major city museums and the Regio Theater. This lodging is also close to Barilla Center Mall, that houses a supermarket, 24-hour parking, and 2 urban parks.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
479 meters (0.3 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
231 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is really nice cozy and with all the amenities including washer and drier
lola’s house was very stylish with great air conditioning and an extremely comfortable bed
the ac was great and the bed was really comfy
ac works great and water pressure in the shower is also good
lola's appartment was full of beautiful touches (we loved the lego toucan ) the bathroom was very luxurious
it was clean convenient and quiet
it is a lovely clean comfortable
a clean and tidy place with all necessities
the apartment was clean and full of everything you could need
the place is very comfortable and clean
lola provided recommendations and was a wonderful host
she was a gracious host and left us snacks maps and recommendations
lola was an especially kind and helpful host
lola is a very caring host
lola was extremely helpful and was always ready with tips and advice
cute apartment in a fantastic location in parma
beautiful place in a perfect location to everything
an easy 10-minute walk to the heart of everything in parma
what a treat the location was really good
the location is very central but finding a parking spot is easy at the same time
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8. Beautiful studio apartment near Piazza Duomo

Just steps from the Piazza Duomo, this ground floor studio apartment is in a first-rate location. Brand new and replete with high-end features that include an independently-managed heating and air-conditioning system allow you to be perfectly comfortable at the temperature you set! The kitchenette is equipped with an oven, electric cooking plate, dishes, pots, and a kettle. The space is well-furnished with a cushy queen-size bed and a sofa that can be extended to a single bed. This attractively-furnished studio is bright and inviting and also features wooden beam ceilings, a TV, extendable desk, and lovely accents. There’s easy access to every part of the town’s center, with the bus station 2-minutes away and the train station 10-minutes away.

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196 meters (0.2 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
17 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

9. Stay in a chic 1924 Liberty-style building!

This renovated one-bedroom apartment is very charming inside, as well as outside. Located in a fantastic Liberty-style building, this apartment boasts hardwood floors, nicely painted rooms, a beautiful tile bathroom, and an outdoor courtyard with a garden that is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day. This apartment also comes complete with a comfortable double bed, Wi-Fi, linens, and a hair dryer.

This accommodation is conveniently located in the historic center, just steps from the train station. There’s also a bike-share station nearby, which comes in handy because many in Parma nix the automobile and get around by bike. In addition, there are delicious pastry shops and gourmet restaurants so close you can smell their wonderful aromas.

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502 meters (0.4 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
142 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Guests

10. Thrilling Asian-style room!

Possessing a definite wow factor, this spacious room, with a fabulous double bed and colorful tapestries and curtains also provides a computer with Internet, a large wardrobe, air-conditioning, and central heating. Guests have access to the bathroom and shower. The fridge/freezer and microwave in the kitchen are available for use. The host is delightful and proud of his lodging, keeping it clean and tidy.

This accommodation is a bit on the outskirts of the town’s center: it’s a good 40-minute hike. However, there’s a pizzeria next door. In addition, lots of tasty restaurants and pastry shops are a 5-minute walk away.

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
2.89 km (1.8 mi) from Cattedrale di Parma
392 reviews  
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we could use wifi without any problem
nice cozy room with internet connection
the room is great with a computer and wifi
it´s a normal room with a great music on the background
big comfortable bed a desk and pc great wifi also a large wardrobe to use
i wouldn’t say it’s dirty but it isn’t clean either
the place was clean and confortable
very clean and simple room with a comfortable bed
the room was very clean and nice
clean comfy and a great value
enzo was à very nice host
enzo is a great host very helpful and kind
a welcoming host and a nice room
enzo was a very communicative and friendly host with good hospitality
enzo was very reactive after our reservation and helpful
great location for the value
enzo’s place was located at a good location for a road trip
it is outside the city center but easily reachable by bus from the train station
40 minutes walk from central station and enzo is so kind
you will need a car to go to the city center but the location is amazing for the price
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Ciao, Parma!

When traveling in Italy, a visit to Parma is not a choice, it’s a must-do. With its spectacular Romanesque buildings, sensational foods, and unbeatable relaxed Italian charm, there’s no doubt Parma entices travelers. Whether you’re a newcomer or a returning visitor, Parma and these top-rated Airbnb lodgings hold the promise of an Italian adventure that will never be forgotten.

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