Ravenna lies in the northern Italian province of Emilia Romagna, six miles (9.7 km) from the Adriatic Sea. It is a modest city of 158,000 but, if you love history and art, Ravenna is an art and history lover’s dream. People flock to Ravenna to see its 1,500-year-old early Christian churches and their glittering Byzantine mosaics, inside. Ravenna was the capital of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century and later (6th–8th century) a part of the Byzantine Empire and its early Christian churches and mosaics have been collectively designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
An added bonus of a trip to Ravenna is that it is a great place to taste the famous food of the Emilia-Romagna region. The region is considered one of the richest gastronomic and wine regions of Italy. Some of the gastronomic traditions the region is known for are its filled pasta, made with soft wheat flour and the famous Parmigiano Reggiano (Parmesan Cheese). Here, you can savor any of the famous pasta and cheese dishes with one of the local wines, such as Sangiovese, Lambrusco, Cagnina di Romagna, Gutturnio or Trebbiano.
Whether you are planning a visit to Ravenna for its history or gastronomy, you’ll need a wonderful place to stay to match this wonderful city and that’s why we’ve made this list of the top 10 Airbnbs in Ravenna, so you’ll be sure to have an amazing trip, all around! Read on to find out more…
This ground floor apartment in the historical center makes a great base to explore the city and the many early Christian churches. It is located in front of the ancient city walls and just a few minutes from the pedestrian area. The apartment has been recently renovated and has one bedroom with a double and a single bed and one bathroom.
You will be greeted on arrival with a small welcome breakfast. The spacious common area has a living room, dining table and chairs, and modern kitchen. Free WiFi is available and free parking a short distance from the apartment. Guests will have private access to the whole apartment. Besides being a good base to explore the city, it also convenient for visits to the countryside and the Adriatic Sea, just six miles (9.7 km) away. The apartment is also family-friendly.
A due passi dal centroRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsbut a big fan helped enoughthe apartment is very spacious and comfortable with all the necessary conveniencesthe apartment was spacious and bright and very comfortable even larger than it seemed in the photoslarge comfortable apartment with nice amenities; good location for exploring ravennait is a very cute apartment very homy with a fully-equipped kitchen (which we didn't use)very clean big roomsalessandra's place was clean and nicethe apartment is clean and convenientthe apartment was clean and so homeythe apartament is clean and very nice
Host:really beautiful apartment with the owner who cares about detailsalessandra is a wonderful hostalessandra was very helpful and we checked in and out smoothlyalessandra is a reliable and helpful hostthank you alessandra for hosting usRead more reviewsthe location was great it was close to the centergreat place near historical centreamazing apartment in a wry convenient locationnice apartment and good locationthe apartments are located close to all major attractions
Guests love this large, newly renovated spacious apartment in Ravenna’s historic district, 10 minutes from the train station. What distinguishes this apartment from others is the large, glass partitions, separating the kitchen and bedroom from the living room, which ensures privacy in an unconventional way.
The bedroom is also somewhat unconventional, as the guest bed is a futon. The large bathroom is shared. Your host will prepare breakfast for you, as well as dine with you. The apartment is not recommended for families with children under 12.
A casa di FedeRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewswe would definitely recommend the room in federica's apartment for a visit to ravennawe spent 6 nights in the apartment and we had a lovely weekeverything was very clean and neata beautiful spotlessly clean ultra-modern spaceeverything is very cleanthe place was sparkling clean & stylishthe room is very simple but clean and comfortable
Host:federica was the perfect hostfederica was an excellent hostfederica was a very good hostshe was accommodating and helpfulfederica is helpful and smartRead more reviewslocated 5 minutes away from the station and 2 minutes from the main attractions of ravennabut the location is definitely something unbeatablethe location of the flat is perfect just in the middle of the centre and 10 minthe location is near perfect just 2 minutes far from piazza del popolo (the center)it was easy to walk everywhere
Stay in this former 1930’s Town Hall, with beautiful, brick exterior walls. The 1930’s is also evident inside, with the flat’s period antique furnishings in the living room and bedrooms. The spacious great hall has a TV, sofa and chair, table and chairs. The eat-in kitchen has a table and chairs, an antique knotty pine cabinet, stove, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator.
There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and large wardrobe, the second with two rustic, wood single beds, covered with colorful quilts. Outside is a rose garden, which inspired the townhouse’s name. Bikes are available on site, which can easily get you to the city center. You can also walk or ride the bus, which you can catch on the street behind the townhouse. Grab snacks or other provisions at the supermarket down the road. This house is family-friendly.
RAVENNA CA' ROSA 77mq +WIFI +GARDENRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsthe bed is very comfortable and there are plenty of linens and amenities provided including snacks and waterit is a lovely place equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stayjust a couole steps into apartment with free parking right outside on the streetthe apartment felt bigger than the photos indicated and the huge living room was a real bonusthe bed is super comfortable & the area very peacefulspotlessly clean and fantastically spaciousbeautiful clean and fully equippednice cosy and clean apartmenteverything in the flat was clean and pleasantit was spacious sparkling clean and with many nice touches
Host:fabrizio was the perfect hostgreat host accommodation and cityfabrizio is an excellent hostfabrizio is kind and helpfullour host was there when we arrived and very helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was ideal for us within walking distance of the city center with its magnificent basilicasit is well located in easy walking distance to everythinglocation was perfect for walking to local supermarket and ravenna centralit is well located within walking distance of anything one might want to see in ravennagreat location for short stroll or ride into centro
This centrally located, ground floor apartment is fully available to guests via a separate entrance. The famous early Christian basilicas are just a few minutes’ walk away and grocery stores are nearby. The large, modern kitchen has new appliances and there is one bedroom with a double and single bed and a sofa bed in the living room. The hostess will make recommendations on things to see and places to eat and mark them on a city map so that you can easily find them.
centro piano terra (ingresso indipendente)Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsheating system and wi-fi are perfectgreat touches – luxurious white bed – linen with ladder-work and embroidery detailsthe flat is super comfortable and have everything needed for a great stay separate room for clothes included :)a big bedroom large living room and a good sized fully stocked kitchenbathroom is very nice with good water pressure and lots of hot waterit was clean and neatit is a clean comfortable apartment and quite spaciousthe apartment was really clean and spacious with everything we neededthe apartment was spotlessly clean spacious and very comfortable with everything we neededthe apartment is very nice clean and in an excellent locations
Host:roberta was a wonderful hostroberta was a very friendly and helpful hostroberta is the greatest hostroberta is a kind and helpful hostshe was helpful in all the ways possibleRead more reviewsit's pretty close to the centerlovely apartment in a fantastic location just a few metres from the beautiful city centrevery well located; i think is just about 50 meters from the city historical centerthe flat is very nice close to the downtown and monumentsit is very quiet and is ideal for summer visits when shade is important
Located 800 meters (2624.7 feet) away from the city center, this fourth-floor penthouse is in a quiet area, away from traffic noise. The penthouse is easily reached by car and there is a car park in front and public, free parking 50 meters (164 feet) away. The bus stop is 200 meters (656.2 feet) away and, if you are arriving by train, the host will meet you at the train station.
In the area are restaurants, pizzerias, and malls. On Wednesday and Saturday mornings, you can pick up breakfast at a quaint, local market. If you need more provisions, a large supermarket is 50 meters (164 feet) away. Upon arrival, you will find fresh water, small welcome snacks, juice, milk, tourist information, and everything else you need to feel at home. Everything in the apartment is at the guests’ disposal, including a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher, Espresso machine, 32 inch LED TV, WiFi, a mini stereo, iron, and a hairdryer.
Bicycles are available and can get you to the city center in about 10 minutes. The living area and bedroom are in one, large space. The living area has a seating area, table, and chairs. The bed is king size and a toddler bed is available. Guests have access to a 60 square meter (645.8 square foot), private terrace, surrounded by lush vegetation and flowers. You can relax in the comfortable lounge chairs or prepare your dinner on the barbecue and then enjoy dining under a covered awning.
Attico indipendente in cittàRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was good and working all the timethe apartment is very secure and it was lovely to have air conditioning therekitchen is very comfortable and full of all needed stuff including cofee machineit was exactly as described and had everything needed for a very comfortable staywhat a pleasure to stay in their lovely apartment with a great terrace and all the necessary amenitiesspacious clean and quietclean cozy place with a wonderful terracethe apartment was spotlessly cleanher apartment is very spacious very clean comfortable and relaxingvery well equipped with everything we needed and immaculately clean
Host:lovely apartment and lovely hoststhe hosts are kind and helpfulgreat host with lovely apartment and terraceadriana is a lovely hosti'd highly recommend staying here - lovely apartment and lovely hostRead more reviewsa huge coop market is a short walk awaystore near by and walking distance to all the wonderful mosaicschose this place for your stay in ravenna and you will definitely love itthe apartment is beautiful and such a great place to stay for a trip to this incredible citythank you to laura for collecting us from the station & prompt communication
A wonderful garden and a renovated, rustic B&B await you near the historic center of Ravenna. The area is well served by supermarkets, banks, ice-cream parlors, bars, a coin laundry, and a bakery. Not far away, you will find a multi-story movie theater with a bowling alley and a shopping mall. You can easily walk to the historical monuments and museums. Or, if you want to bike, free bikes are available and there are parking facilities in front of the house.
A bus stop is 50 meters (164 feet) away and the house is located in close proximity to art galleries, shopping, restaurants, and supermarkets. The cozy living room has two sofas, table, chairs, and a satellite TV. The kitchenette is fully equipped and there are two very spacious bedrooms with wood beam ceilings. The bedrooms have double iron framed beds and one bedroom has twin beds. There is a bathroom with a shower.
After a day of sightseeing, end your day in the 1,200 square meter (12,916.7 square foot) garden, dotted with large vases of fresh flowers. Relax in one of the lounge chairs or sit at one of the covered tables, sipping a glass of wine. This B&B is family-friendly.
Ravenna cottage indipendente gardenRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsit have all the necessary facilities there is a spacious garden and secure parkingthe cottage is very comfortable & the wood stove was a cozy additionandrea’s place is spacious clean and was very comfortable for my family of 6
Host:andrea is lovely and a very attentive hostandrea was a great host - very caring and attentiveandrea is a very nice host worm and welcomingthey were so generous and kindandrea and monica were fantastic hosts - highly recommendedRead more reviewsgreat location for the price just outside ravenna’s city centerthis is an amazing location with a great garden and houseit's a small walk to the center of town but not bad at allwe recommend him as a verry good hairstylist he has also a hairstyle shop close with the housewe walked there and back easily
Located in Ravenna’s city center, this ground floor apartment is in a prestigious house with a backyard garden. The apartment is located near all the important monuments, a tourist office, and a bus stop. On the same street are bars, restaurants, and supermarket. A bright blue kitchenette faces the living area that has a sofa bed and a table and chairs. Glass French doors off the living area lead to the shaded inner garden.
The one brightly lit bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe and the large bathroom has a glass door shower, washing machine, hairdryer, iron, and an ironing board. The apartment has air conditioning and WiFi. Shelving in the living room contains city guides for your convenience. This apartment is family-friendly.
un'oasi di quiete in centro storicoRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewseverything was great the location the amenities the coziness of the apartmentin all barbara's apartment was one of the best air bnb's we have stayed init had everything we needed and we felt very comfortablethere was never a problem with noise and we slept extremely well in the comfortable bedthe apartment was well kitted out and comfortable and we would recommend itthe apartment was spotlessly clean and spacious for two peopleit is very comfortable very clean and well equippedfurthermore everything was very cleancommunication check-in and check-out all worked well and the facilities were clean and tidyclean and well-provided comfy bed nice kitchen and living area
Host:barbara is a great host friendly and helpfulbarbara is a great host very kind and we enjoyed our stay at ravenabarbara is a great host and her apartment is superbgreat place wonderful host highly recommendedperfect in the midst of the city with a very kind hostRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticthe location was superior for proximity to the train station & local sitesbarbara's apartment is very well located for those wishing to walk to the byzantine sitesbarbara’s apartment is in a perfect location very central yet very quieteasy to get to and very central to everything
Located in the heart of Ravenna, this lovely, second-floor apartment is tucked away on a narrow, pedestrian street, in a quiet area of town. From the bedroom and living room windows, you can gaze down at the street and watch as people stroll by and enjoy the gentle breeze. You are just a few minutes from the Piazza del Popolo and many of the most famous of UNESCO monuments. In the immediate vicinity are restaurants and the TAMO Museum.
There are car parks nearby. The spacious living room has a sofa, chair, table and chairs, and a TV. The sofa turns into a sofa bed and just off the living room is the modern kitchen and bedroom. The bright and cheery bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe. There is a bathroom with shower and a washing machine. This apartment is family-friendly.
La Casa di Renzo e Lucie (centro storico)Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
The B&B La Terraza is located on the sixth floor of a penthouse in the historic center of Ravenna, close to the Byzantine churches of San Vitale Basilica and San Apollinare Nuovo and the Piazza del Popolo. It includes a continental breakfast with milk, coffee, tea, cereal, croissants, jam, and honey. During the summer, you can enjoy breakfast on the furnished terrace surrounded by beautiful flowers.
Inside, there is one bedroom with two double beds and a fully equipped bathroom with a shower, hairdryer, shower gel, and shampoo. Other amenities include air conditioning, cable TV, WiFi, an electric kettle for tea or coffee, a refrigerator, microwave, and a washing machine on request. Arrangements can be made with the hosts to be brought to and from the train station for free or transport to Bologna airport for 50 EUR (59.21 USD) each way. If you want to explore Ravenna’s nearby beaches, transport is 5 EUR (5.92 USD) each way. The B&B can accommodate a family of four.
LA TERRAZZARavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsair conditioning and window blinds made our nights very comfortablelovely terrace with a complete italian breakfast with express to american coffee in a charming setting on the terracethe room had access to a beautiful balcony full of flowersthe outdoor terrace was set up like a living room with glorious viewsthe wifi was a bit spotty at times but otherwise perfect staybeautiful clean and modern apartmentvery clean bedroom and a spacious and very clean bathroom down the hallthe bathroom was very clean and we slept very wellthe bathroom was great clean and lots of spaceeverything is very clean and the breakfast was very good
Host:she was a nice hostfriendly and respectful hoststhe hosts made us feel extremely welcomethe hosts are a lovely and kind coupleshe was nice and friendlyRead more reviewswonderful location near both city centre and train stationsuper location very close walking distance to great restaurants and historical sitesthe location is the apartment is greatgabriella’s place is a perfect location for moving aroundlocation is good to explore old city
Located in front of a 15th-century park, the Casetta della Rocca is a lovely studio apartment, completely renovated in 2016. The studio is located at the rear of the hosts’ house and is close to the UNESCO monuments, railway and bus stations. There is parking in front of the house for a fee.
The studio contains a living room with a cabinet that converts to a bed, which can be folded back up in the morning. There is a small, modern equipped kitchenette with a table and chairs for two and a large bathroom with a shower. Between the house and studio apartment is a private, enclosed garden, filled with flowers and plants. You can enjoy the surroundings sitting at a cafe style table and chairs. The studio is not recommended for families with children under 12.
Casetta della Rocca con giardinoRavenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Top guest reviewsthis time of year the fan kept it plenty coolbed is super comfy and you have to fold it out each night (quiet heavy)sofa bed is comfortable and the tv has english channelsthe pull-out bed was very comfortable as wellthe accomodation is like a little bed sit with an attached bathroomclara’s place was impeccably cozy clean and charmingit's very clean and comfortablethe space was spotlessly clean and very well appointedclara's place was extremely clean and well keptvery calm and clean
Host:the hosts were very welcoming and their restaurant recommendations were greatgreat little flat lovely hostvery warm and welcoming hostclara is super host: warm friendly and kindvery nice little appartment clara is a very lovely hostRead more reviewsexcellent location close to city center and train stationthe location is pretty good - close to the centergreat location near the train station and short walk from the centervery close to ravenna railway station but very quiet and safethe house is very close to the train station which is good
Ravenna: A history and art lovers' dream destination
From the Roman to the Byzantine Empire, Ravenna has been an important historical city. The city is home to many 1,500-year-old early Christian churches, containing beautiful, colorful mosaics that attract tens of thousands of people, each year. You can easily see the city’s treasures in about three days.
A good way to immerse yourself in the city’s history and culture is to stay in one of the many Airbnb’s here. Stay with and meet the local people who can guide you to the local sites and enjoy their hospitality while staying in historic apartments, many located in the city center.
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