Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Stresa, Italy - Updated 2021

airbnb Stresa, Italy

Stresa has come a long way since it served as an exclusive vacation destination for aristocrats. While it continues to offer beautiful lake and mountain views, this town in northern Italy now welcome all tourists. Guests can take the Mottarone Cable Car to have a scenic view of Lake Maggiore and the surrounding areas. Besides this, visitors can also explore the Borromeo Islands, the three isles that continue to be owned by the Borromeo family.

They may also wish to visit Rocca di Angera, otherwise known as Borromeo Castle, which is located on the southern side of the lake. The Swiss Alps can also be accessed by train from Stresa. Beautiful manmade and natural attractions await visitors, so be sure to take a peek at these Airbnb vacation rentals so you can experience firsthand the beauty of this small Italian town.

1. A mom's home by the lake (from USD 59)

Located in the center of Baveno, just a few meters away from Lake Maggiore, this two-bedroom apartment comes fully furnished for guests’ convenience. It even comes with unlimited WiFi, making this a perfect choice for those who need to stay connected, even while on holiday. Able to accommodate up to four people, the property is located in a pedestrian zone, ensuring peace and quiet during nighttime. Do note that you will need to climb a flight of stairs to get to this apartment.

Mum's on the lake
Baveno, Piemonte, Italy
429 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the balcony and the beds were very comfortable
the apartment is also equipped with an excellent internet connection and is close to all commodities
location perfectly clean nice welcoming usefully goodies very comfotable for 4 people excelent wifi and coffee
we stayed with our 2 year old boy and it was really comfortable and quiet
the apartment is very comfortable and equipped with everything needed for a good stay in this beautiful region
great communication clean and quiet
very nice and clean flat
everything is clean and well-organized
good value for money very clean good communication
loredana's apartment was very clean and cozy
she was very kind and friendly
this place had great "customer service" helpful and friendly hosts
excellent friendly communications throughout
our hosts were kind and welcoming many thanks
great hosts great place
the location was perfect
perfect location in centre of city
best location for exploring lake maggiore
loredana's place is in a great location in an italian lakes area town
nice appartement close to the lake
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2. Modern apartment (from USD 98)

This two-bedroom apartment is in a prime location, situated just a few minutes’ walk away from the train station, the cable car, and the pier to get to the Borromean islands. Restaurants and shops are also nearby. The spacious and fully-furnished property can accommodate up to six people and the host can provide a cot and a highchair for those traveling with infants.

Apartment "Isola Madre"
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
227 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities included washing machine drying table and kitchen supplies
she ran out and got us a third fan because it was very warm
the apartment fit us in almost perfect way
the apartment actually is nicer than the pictures
we had a few warm days 29 degrees so the apartment was a little warmer than expected
clean and modern
everything was spotlessly clean when we arrived
beautiful space clean and bright
it was clean and well appointed
the apartment was clean and neat
she was indeed a super host
best host so far
ele is a very nice host
eleanor is a very attentive and gracious host
host is super nice and helpful
the location is excellent
the location was great
we thought the location was fantastic
her apartment located near town center and easy walk to the lake
very nice place great location
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3. Tower near the lakeshore (from USD 68)

Those who will be taking public transport should seriously consider staying in this two-bedroom apartment. The bus station is just across the street, while the train station is less than 10 minutes away on foot. The apartment, which can accommodate up to three people, is also within walking distance to the lake and the center of Stresa.

Do note that the rental is located on the third floor of a building with no elevators, so getting to and from the apartment might be challenging for those who have mobility issues.

Torretta vicino lungolago e lido.
Stresa, Piemonte, Italy
231 reviews
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was very comfortable with all needed amenities
nice apartment with all the necessary features for a comfortable stay
the apartment is big and very bright with a great view
patricia was great and so was the apartment
the apartment had everything i needed plus a lovely little balcony
;) cleanliness was excellent and communication very good
everything was fresh and clean
the apartment was clean
we loved her place that was spotlessly clean
clean place with all you need for a perfect stay
she was very helpful and accommodating with any questions
patrizia is an amazing host
she was also very responsive accommodating and welcoming
she was kind to tell us a few pointers about the town
very nice and helpful host
a great apartment very close to the station
close to main attractions in stresa
nice place close to centre
excellent location near restaurants and shops of stresa and only 10 minute walk to the rail station
perfect location in stresa easy walk to either ferry dock
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4. Attic room (from USD 92)

This accommodation is a must for couples on a romantic holiday. Located on top of a hill, overlooking the lake and the surrounding area, the two rooms for rent allow guests to enjoy the beautiful view. You may also enjoy spending time relaxing in the garden or on the terraces. While you don’t have access to the kitchen, the town center of Stresa is just a five-minute drive away. There, you can choose among the restaurants for your meals. Breakfast may be requested from the host for an additional fee.

La Mansarde
Stresa, Piemonte, Italy
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely gorgeous view from the room thank you for sharing your paradise with us
the room is perfect
we are light sleepers so closed the bedroom windows and opened the bathroom window for fresh air
the bathroom was quite charming and everything worked very well
a beutiful and relaxing room exactly what we needed
the accommodation is clean tidy and well laid out
the accommodation is clean and inviting
the accommodation is extremely clean and welcoming
we felt very comfortable in this beautiful totally clean and lovely place
our stay with geraldine was outstanding the place is beautiful the room and bathroom very clean
they were very helpful and kind
geraldine is an exemplary host and her home is beautiful
geraldine was the perfect host
great place and great tips and host
the both hosts are super hospitable and welcoming people with providing local tips excellent service
excellent stay close to lake maggiore
the place is in a perfect location just few minutes of walking distance from the lake
geraldine has a beautiful home and location in stresa
there is secure parking and you can walk or drive down the hill into stresa
slightly out of the centre but the walk down to stresa is very nice
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5. Stresa - Apartment in residence (from USD 87)

This one-bedroom apartment allows you to enjoy silence and privacy while still remaining in relatively close proximity to the commercial establishments and attractions of Stresa. Located right in front of the Borromeo Islands, this fully-furnished property is 15 minutes away from the town center on foot. However, you need not walk that far if you just need to pick up a few items or are dining out, as there are shops and restaurants less than 200 meters (656.2 feet) away.

Parking is available on the premises, so you need not worry about finding a spot for your car.

Stresa - Apartment in residence
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
132 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony is perfect for morning breakfasts & evening sundowners
the bedroom is spacious the furniture is modern and the bed very comfortable
the best feature of the house is the beautiful balcony; the least comfortable are the stairs to the bedroom
has a kitchen that is perfect for making meals in and a wonderful balcony to eat on
the terrace is huge with outdoor chairs and table sun lounges and clothes drying rack
the unit was clean and had everything as advertised
everything was tidy and clean
the apartment was clean organized well maintained
it is clean and well equipped
the apartment is beautiful clean and well equipped
renato was a great host
renato welcoming and helpful host
wonderful property and wonderful host
he was a very kind and gracious host
renato is a very kind host
we loved the close proximity to everything in stresa
the location is great 5 min driving from stresa downtown and its beautiful lake
the location was fantastic as it was close to the ferry train and cable car
we really enjoyed our location
it is nice place near the sea
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6. Breathtaking views of Stresa and Lake Maggiore (from USD 122)

Able to accommodate up to six people, this two-bedroom apartment allows you to enjoy amazing views of Lake Maggiore from its balcony. Another part of the house where you can enjoy the great outdoors is on the sun terrace, where you can work on your tan or simply just enjoy the surroundings.

A swimming pool is also on the premises if you want to spend some time enjoying a few laps. Alternatively, the beach is just a short walk away if you want to swim somewhere that is a little more challenging. The town center and attractions of Stresa are less than 30 minutes away on foot. Free parking is available on the property itself.

Breathtaking views with swimming pool, Stresa
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
139 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was poor but not significantly upsetting
the apartment was fantastic with breathtaking panoramic views of the lake from the balcony
but who needs wifi with a view like that??
spacious apartment with beautiful view
the apartment is equipped with everything necessary for recreation - beautiful furniture excellent tableware
the b&b was clean and tidy
apartment was very clean and well equipped
very spacious & clean
the apartment was clean and cosy with adjacent parking
the place is very clean and even better than the pictures
rachel is a wonderful host
rachel was kind and available to help
the host rachel is very friendly and reachable
rachel was hands down the most welcoming host we've had on airbnb
rachel was really helpful and friendly
great apartment in a beautiful location over looking the lake
beautiful location and peaceful with spectacular scenery
there is a very nice 20 minutes walk though a wood to the center of stresa
vignolo park is a great place for those who appreciate the beautiful scenery
it's also centrally placed to all the attractions in the area
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7. Azalea Apartment (from USD 127)

Able to accommodate up to five guests, this spacious apartment is just a five-minute walk away from the town center of Stresa and its multiple attractions. Those traveling by train will be pleased to know that the station is only 400 meters (1312.3 feet) away from the rental. Restaurants and shops are nearby, as well.

The property itself comes furnished with amenities that you will want during your holiday, including a fully-equipped kitchen, a washing machine, and wireless internet.

Flat Azalea Stresa
Stresa, Piemonte, Italy
133 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
ther is good wifi
we had everything we needed to make dinner and breakfast and the views are amazing
wifi good which we all used
the apartment is good size with 2 good size bedrooms opening up to the rear balcony
the place was really big with a lovely balcony to enjoy the early morning sun with breakfast
good localisation clean and very nice place
the apartment is very clean and bright with good lightings
the apartment is modern and clean and free parking is plentiful nearby
clean modern and very spacious lovely location
really big flat clean 10 min from the center
welcoming perfect and very nice people the owners
we enjoyed our dinner at the host's restaurant
amazing host that goes above and beyond :)
our host maria owns a friendly restaurant in town
giovanni and his wife are very friendly host
the location is so central and so easy
great location & beautiful apartment
the location is amazing and we were able to walk to everything
great location 5 minutes walk to center of town and lakefront
stresa is a beautiful place to visit
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8. Amazing house with stunning views (from USD 122)

Dubbed the Casa Lavender, this rustic home dates back 300 hundred years. Once a farm building, it has since been converted into a holiday villa that can house up to four guests. Despite its rich, historical background, the property comes furnished with modern amenities, to make guests’ stay as comfortable as possible. There are even essentials, such as detergent, soap, oil, vinegar, and sugar, for your convenience. Those traveling with infants will appreciate the fact that the property has a crib and a highchair for your use.

Picturesque, Historic Villa with Island Views
Stresa, Piemonte, Italy
175 reviews
Entire villa 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best part of the house is the balcony where we had breakfast in front of this incredible view
best of all is the view over the lake from the living room and the master bed room
the cozy house was manifique and the view was fantastic
we appreciated the opportunity to use their fully equipped kitchen
the apartment is basically a house with a stunning view right to the borromean islands
very clean and well equipment
this place is beautiful and clean
the place was clean and well equipped and extremely quiet
the appartment was clean and well organized
the house was well kept beautiful interiors and extremely clean
he was responsive to emails throughout
simon is a fantastic host
simon is a great host
just a perfect host
lovely host and beautiful house - home away from home
the location just a few minutes from stresa away from the hustle and bustle was perfect
gorgeous little house in an amazing location above stresa
someraro is a beautiful little village and stresa very close
you will need a car to get there or can hire a taxi easily from stresa train station
the house is in middle of a small village very quiet and charming above the lake
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9. A comfortable studio with everything you need (from USD 69)

Unwind at this comfortable studio that is equipped with everything you may need for a delightful stay in Stresa. Situated adjacent to the city center, this studio offers one bed and one bathroom to accommodate no more than two people. Other facilities you can enjoy include a kitchen, a TV, and wireless internet access.

Study "Isla Pescatori"
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
193 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a great apartment with lots of useful amenities and personal touches
the apartment is beautiful light and breezy
the room is even better than what i myself had already imagined after seeing the photos
would love to come back and visit stresa again one day and would definetly use the apartment again
the apartment is very clean and well decorated with fresh coffee and tea provided in the kitchen
really clean and confortable
everything was clean and comfortable
clean studio with nice kitchen
the bathroom is clean and new
the apartment was clean and tidy
our host was super accommodating and quick to message us
the host is very helpful and thoughtful
the host was extremely helpful and offer some great advice for the area
eleanora is very friendly and accommodating
eleanora was very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay - thank you
the location of the apartment is absolutely ideal
great location in a nice neighborhood
beautiful city center within walking distance
in a good location with easy access to stresa
great apt with perfect location
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10. Cantinino

Located about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) away from Stresa, this one-bedroom apartment is situated in a quiet neighborhood, making it a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the sound of silence while on holiday. Despite its small size, it comes furnished with the appliances and amenities to make guests feel right at home. It even comes with a terrace, that offers a great view of the lake.

Rates are inclusive of breakfast. Do note that there is no public transportation that can bring people to and from this home to Stresa, so this is recommended only for those who are traveling by car.

57 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed

11. Beautiful apartment

Located near practically all the tourist attractions of Stresa, this fully-furnished, one-bedroom apartment can fit a maximum of five people. Restaurants and shops are also nearby. Despite its prime location, the property is located in a quiet part of town, thereby ensuring that you can enjoy your rest while staying here.

You can spend some time relaxing in the garden if you wish to spend some time outdoors. Children, meanwhile, are free to use the toys available in the apartment. Linens and bedding are provided for your use during your stay.

Beautiful Apartment
Stresa, Piedmont, Italy
150 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Lakeside holiday

Those who want to travel to a stress-free destination should head on over to Stresa. Besides the great views, visitors will enjoy imbibing in the town’s relaxed atmosphere. Choose among these Airbnb rentals if you’re looking for a place to stay for your lakeside holiday.

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