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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ravenna, Italy - Updated 2020

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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…

1. A stone's throw from the center (from USD 38)

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 centro
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
424 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but a big fan helped enough
the apartment is very spacious and comfortable with all the necessary conveniences
the apartment was spacious and bright and very comfortable even larger than it seemed in the photos
large comfortable apartment with nice amenities; good location for exploring ravenna
it is a very cute apartment very homy with a fully-equipped kitchen (which we didn't use)
Cleanliness:
very clean big rooms
alessandra's place was clean and nice
the apartment is clean and convenient
the apartment was clean and so homey
the apartament is clean and very nice
Host:
really beautiful apartment with the owner who cares about details
alessandra is a wonderful host
alessandra was very helpful and we checked in and out smoothly
alessandra is a reliable and helpful host
thank you alessandra for hosting us
Location:
the location was great it was close to the center
great place near historical centre
amazing apartment in a wry convenient location
nice apartment and good location
the apartments are located close to all major attractions
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2. In the home of faith (from USD 41)

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 Fede
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
240 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we would definitely recommend the room in federica's apartment for a visit to ravenna
we spent 6 nights in the apartment and we had a lovely week
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and neat
a beautiful spotlessly clean ultra-modern space
everything is very clean
the place was sparkling clean & stylish
the room is very simple but clean and comfortable
Host:
federica was the perfect host
federica was an excellent host
federica was a very good host
she was accommodating and helpful
federica is helpful and smart
Location:
located 5 minutes away from the station and 2 minutes from the main attractions of ravenna
but the location is definitely something unbeatable
the location of the flat is perfect just in the middle of the centre and 10 min
the location is near perfect just 2 minutes far from piazza del popolo (the center)
it was easy to walk everywhere
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3. Ravenna Ca Rosa - 77 square meters (828.8 square feet) with WiFi and garden (from USD 50)

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 +GARDEN
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
205 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is very comfortable and there are plenty of linens and amenities provided including snacks and water
it is a lovely place equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay
just a couole steps into apartment with free parking right outside on the street
the apartment felt bigger than the photos indicated and the huge living room was a real bonus
the bed is super comfortable & the area very peaceful
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and fantastically spacious
beautiful clean and fully equipped
nice cosy and clean apartment
everything in the flat was clean and pleasant
it was spacious sparkling clean and with many nice touches
Host:
fabrizio was the perfect host
great host accommodation and city
fabrizio is an excellent host
fabrizio is kind and helpfull
our host was there when we arrived and very helpful
Location:
the location was ideal for us within walking distance of the city center with its magnificent basilicas
it is well located in easy walking distance to everything
location was perfect for walking to local supermarket and ravenna central
it is well located within walking distance of anything one might want to see in ravenna
great location for short stroll or ride into centro
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4. Central, ground floor apartment with private entrance (from USD 59)

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
157 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
heating system and wi-fi are perfect
great touches – luxurious white bed – linen with ladder-work and embroidery details
the 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 kitchen
bathroom is very nice with good water pressure and lots of hot water
Cleanliness:
it was clean and neat
it is a clean comfortable apartment and quite spacious
the apartment was really clean and spacious with everything we needed
the apartment was spotlessly clean spacious and very comfortable with everything we needed
the apartment is very nice clean and in an excellent locations
Host:
roberta was a wonderful host
roberta was a very friendly and helpful host
roberta is the greatest host
roberta is a kind and helpful host
she was helpful in all the ways possible
Location:
it's pretty close to the center
lovely apartment in a fantastic location just a few metres from the beautiful city centre
very well located; i think is just about 50 meters from the city historical center
the flat is very nice close to the downtown and monuments
it is very quiet and is ideal for summer visits when shade is important
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5. Independent penthouse in the city (from USD 44)

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 città
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
149 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was good and working all the time
the apartment is very secure and it was lovely to have air conditioning there
kitchen is very comfortable and full of all needed stuff including cofee machine
it was exactly as described and had everything needed for a very comfortable stay
what a pleasure to stay in their lovely apartment with a great terrace and all the necessary amenities
Cleanliness:
spacious clean and quiet
clean cozy place with a wonderful terrace
the apartment was spotlessly clean
her apartment is very spacious very clean comfortable and relaxing
very well equipped with everything we needed and immaculately clean
Host:
lovely apartment and lovely hosts
the hosts are kind and helpful
great host with lovely apartment and terrace
adriana is a lovely host
i'd highly recommend staying here - lovely apartment and lovely host
Location:
a huge coop market is a short walk away
store near by and walking distance to all the wonderful mosaics
chose this place for your stay in ravenna and you will definitely love it
the apartment is beautiful and such a great place to stay for a trip to this incredible city
thank you to laura for collecting us from the station & prompt communication
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6. Independent cottage in Ravenna with a garden (from USD 59)

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 garden
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
146 reviews
Entire apartment 9 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it have all the necessary facilities there is a spacious garden and secure parking
the cottage is very comfortable & the wood stove was a cozy addition
Cleanliness:
andrea’s place is spacious clean and was very comfortable for my family of 6
Host:
andrea is lovely and a very attentive host
andrea was a great host - very caring and attentive
andrea is a very nice host worm and welcoming
they were so generous and kind
andrea and monica were fantastic hosts - highly recommended
Location:
great location for the price just outside ravenna’s city center
this is an amazing location with a great garden and house
it's a small walk to the center of town but not bad at all
we recommend him as a verry good hairstylist he has also a hairstyle shop close with the house
we walked there and back easily
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7. Casetta della Rocca with garden (from USD 52)

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 giardino
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
139 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this time of year the fan kept it plenty cool
bed is super comfy and you have to fold it out each night (quiet heavy)
sofa bed is comfortable and the tv has english channels
the pull-out bed was very comfortable as well
the accomodation is like a little bed sit with an attached bathroom
Cleanliness:
clara’s place was impeccably cozy clean and charming
it's very clean and comfortable
the space was spotlessly clean and very well appointed
clara's place was extremely clean and well kept
very calm and clean
Host:
the hosts were very welcoming and their restaurant recommendations were great
great little flat lovely host
very warm and welcoming host
clara is super host: warm friendly and kind
very nice little appartment clara is a very lovely host
Location:
excellent location close to city center and train station
the location is pretty good - close to the center
great location near the train station and short walk from the center
very close to ravenna railway station but very quiet and safe
the house is very close to the train station which is good
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8. An oasis of quiet in the historic center (from USD 71)

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 storico
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
125 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was great the location the amenities the coziness of the apartment
in all barbara's apartment was one of the best air bnb's we have stayed in
it had everything we needed and we felt very comfortable
there was never a problem with noise and we slept extremely well in the comfortable bed
the apartment was well kitted out and comfortable and we would recommend it
Cleanliness:
the apartment was spotlessly clean and spacious for two people
it is very comfortable very clean and well equipped
furthermore everything was very clean
communication check-in and check-out all worked well and the facilities were clean and tidy
clean and well-provided comfy bed nice kitchen and living area
Host:
barbara is a great host friendly and helpful
barbara is a great host very kind and we enjoyed our stay at ravena
barbara is a great host and her apartment is superb
great place wonderful host highly recommended
perfect in the midst of the city with a very kind host
Location:
the location is fantastic
the location was superior for proximity to the train station & local sites
barbara's apartment is very well located for those wishing to walk to the byzantine sites
barbara’s apartment is in a perfect location very central yet very quiet
easy to get to and very central to everything
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9. The home of Renzo and Lucie

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
162 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. La Terrazza

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 TERRAZZA
Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
235 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning and window blinds made our nights very comfortable
lovely terrace with a complete italian breakfast with express to american coffee in a charming setting on the terrace
the room had access to a beautiful balcony full of flowers
the outdoor terrace was set up like a living room with glorious views
the wifi was a bit spotty at times but otherwise perfect stay
Cleanliness:
beautiful clean and modern apartment
very clean bedroom and a spacious and very clean bathroom down the hall
the bathroom was very clean and we slept very well
the bathroom was great clean and lots of space
everything is very clean and the breakfast was very good
Host:
she was a nice host
friendly and respectful hosts
the hosts made us feel extremely welcome
the hosts are a lovely and kind couple
she was nice and friendly
Location:
wonderful location near both city centre and train station
super location very close walking distance to great restaurants and historical sites
the location is the apartment is great
gabriella’s place is a perfect location for moving around
location is good to explore old city
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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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