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Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Suzhou, China - Updated 2020

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The city of Suzhou is a must-see stop off in China for anyone who appreciates Chinese culture. While it has undoubtedly developed over recent decades, like the other major cities in China, Suzhou has retained more of what went before, its meticulous gardens, beautiful pagodas, and waterways, making it a delight to spend some time in. Indeed, Suzhou is often dubbed “the Venice of the East” thanks to its stunning canal network and architecture. When you experience first-hand the stunning sights of this city, it will fast become one of your favourite destinations. With so much to see and to do here, your Airbnb vacation rental will be the hub for a perfect trip.

1. Old house in Suzhou (from USD 38)

Two guests can enjoy their own private space in the hosts’ house, which is itself located in a fantastic high-rise Republic of China building on Confucian Road. You will have 34 sq m (366 sq ft) of space to enjoy as well as kitchen access, a private room, and a shared bathroom. Washing machines and Wi-Fi access are also available for guests to use, which should help to ensure you have a pleasant, enjoyable stay.

平江路大儒巷民国建筑,体验苏州老宅@元元家
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
385 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom is cozy and the bathroom is standardized to fit our needs
Cleanliness:
this place is wonderful the room was nicely decorated clean and had everything i needed
Host:
other then the host the room is nicely decorated bed is comfy
Location:
location wise is good directly opposite the central business area
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2. A private room in a house (from USD 17)

Are you traveling solo and looking for budget accommodation? This private room is the answer. Situated on the first floor near the courtyard, the room, although small, comes with all you need for a comfortable stay. Enjoy a comfortable bed, along with a desk, a private bathroom, and a large-screen smart TV. What’s more, the house is surrounded by restaurants and convenience stores.

【房间已消毒】单人间温馨小屋♥拙政园、狮子林、平江路【朴居-小憩】出门就是平江路码头
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
220 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the room is very clean and comfortable
Host:
host was super accommodating and quick to answer my questions and help in any way
the host is very kind helpful and replies very quickly
the location is great the host is very helpful
Location:
the location is absolutely perfect and living by the river is lovely
amazing location a little dark to get to the home
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3. House next to Hanshan Temple (from USD 19)

This fantastic accommodation is suitable for up to two guests, and you will be staying in a private room of the hosts’ home. The location of the accommodation, at the intersection of Metro Line 1 and Metro Line 2, could not be better for those wishing to visit sites of interest such as the Hanshan Temple, Lingering Garden, and Shantang House street. You’re also within close proximity of the bus station, so for those looking to explore further afield, you’ll be able to do so with ease.

苏州山塘街寒山寺旁【释然之家】relieved house
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
206 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is large enough and the bed is comfortable
Cleanliness:
flat was clean and tidy
fang is beautiful nice girl her apartment is clean and cosy
fang’s place is very neat and clean
inside of fang's apartment is pretty different from outside it's super clean neat and cozy
great value considerate host very clean
Host:
fast and helpful response from the host
fang is a very helpful friendly considering hospitable host
fang is a great great host and she makes our stay unforgettable
the host speaks english and is very helpful
make sure you bring the essentials (towels soap etc) as they are not provided by the host
Location:
nice place and close to downtown
fang’s place is super comfortable and has a very convenient location
good location good host
the area is safe and secure and quiet at night
i would say transportation wise it's not too bad if you don't mind taking buses
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4. A cozy studio near the railway station (from USD 41)

Set within walking distance to the railway station, this cozy studio serves as a starting point to explore the city. The studio is ideal for couples and small families, as it offers one bedroom and one bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary appliances and utensils you need to cook up a delicious meal. Throughout your stay, you can also enjoy some coffee, milk tea, or tea, as they are provided for free.

[Bosporus]近火车站/万达广场/观前街/平江路/拙政园独立设计公寓 cozy studio
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
159 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
elegant designed apartment enough space for travelers
Host:
excellent host and relaxing stay
Location:
great place that’s close to the railway station via subway
good location easy to find nice and neat space with cute decor
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5. Room in private villa (from USD 26)

This rental is for one of the private rooms of the villa; there are three rooms in total, and you will be able to rent one of these either for yourself or to share with a travelling companion. All the essentials are included with the villa, and you’ll be able to enjoy access to your own bedroom and bathroom. There’s plenty to see and do around the nearby area also, with the Suzhou Museum, the Lion Grove Garden, and Pingjiang Road all in close proximity.

Three rooms-叄
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
156 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable would recommend for a more authentic experience
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and comfortable morden and art decoration is my favorate style
Host:
amazing host as well very quick to respond and very hospitable
the host also communicated all the check in/check out instructions super clearly and was very responsive would recommend
Location:
great location clean and super cute apartment
the location is good on julu street where is an artistic area
the area is quiet at night but you'll definitely hear the neighbors and street sounds in the morning
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6. A quiet apartment for two people (from USD 37)

Providing a spacious bedroom with a double bed, this apartment makes a nice choice of accommodation for couples or solo travelers. Other than the bedroom, guests can also have access to the bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. Feel free to whip up some homemade meals when the hunger kicks in. If you want to travel around the city, you can do so conveniently by train or subway, as both stations are located within close proximity.

【小情歌】复式挑高loft,楼下即地铁,10分钟到观前,20分钟直达火车站,提供地道苏州游玩建议
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
273 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was great with living room kitchen dining area bathroom separate bedroom
Cleanliness:
the apartment is very clean and modern
we had a great time staying here the place is clean and matches the descriptions
Host:
the host is really friendly
and the host is amazing for anticipating needs
Location:
great location and property management
great location great value great host
it's a love and cozy place to stay
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7. Suzhou garden villa

Found in the ancient city of Suzhou, this villa accommodation offers up to three guests the use of a private bedroom and bathroom for the duration of your stay. When you’re not relaxed in the villa itself, you will love exploring the surrounding area, which includes the ancient city wall, a number of restaurants, and a vibrant atmosphere that you’ll feel incredibly comfortable in. Overall, this is a great private room offered in a truly perfect location, and is definitely an optimal choice for those looking to make the most of Suzhou!

苏州园林别墅(202)
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
225 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are nice ac works great and the dumplings for breakfast are wonderful
clean room and almost all toiletories are provided such as toothbrush and disposable slippers
Cleanliness:
this is a great value find for if you want a simple clean environment with a central location
Host:
the host is very thoughful and friendly
great hosts and beautifull house
more than satisfied great room and great host
beautiful very helpful simply had an amazing time
a nice place to stay convenient and friendly host
Location:
great location near the touristic attractions
great location which is within walking distance from metro station and ping jiang road
it's also situated in a prime location and very easily accessible
perfect location fantastic experience to stay in this house with amazing landscaping
wonderful location and very helpful and friendly host i had a great experience staying here
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8. Riverside house in old downtown

This riverside house is located in the Suzhou downtown area. In terms of location, it’s tough to find better; you’ll be staying just a three minute walk from the famous Ping Jiang Road, and the Humble Administrator’s Garden and Suzhou Museum are just 15 minutes away. The accommodation itself is very pleasant; it is suitable for up to two guests, and you will have access to Wi-Fi, heating, and all the essentials you require for a comfortable stay.

Riverside house in old downtown
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
104 reviews
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the space itself was clean and the decor has this cool contemporary feel to it
great location and cool design all clean except floor
Host:
wonderful host and spot :) loved my night here
she was very responsive to my messages before my arrival and been very helpful too
Location:
brilliant location and cosy space - very close to the picturesque area of suzhou
the place is as stylish as it looks location is ideal and check in was super easy
a bit far from metro and cleanliness could be improved
very good location clean and cozy
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9. Room in newly-renovated house

This private room in Suzhou makes for a wonderful base if you’re looking to explore the surrounding area. The accommodation itself is near the Pingjiang Road historical and culture district, so you should have no problems exploring the local attractions. Transport links are excellent too, with the bus station just five minutes away. As for the room itself, it’s all up to two guests could possibly need, and Wi-Fi access is included with the rental.

平江路古巷独立老宅新装修有露台【南施】
153 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Private room near all the important spots

This accommodation is a wonderful choice for those looking for easy transportation options and a comfortable place to rest after exploring. Two guests will be able to enjoy a private room in the hosts’ home, as well as access to the terrace, courtyard, and living room. The area is particularly welcoming if you’re looking to soak up a wealth of cultural sites, with nearby attractions including Guanqian Street, Suzhou Park, and Suzhou Museum. All in all, this is a lovely choice that won’t let you down.

拙政园、苏州博物馆等交通便捷,平江路 独立卫浴【桑田岛】
71 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. High-rise lakeside apartment

Two guests are able to enjoy this private room in the hosts’ apartment, which is located close to a number of wonderful tourist sites in the area. You will be based just 10 minutes from the Suzhou Centre, the Oriental Gate, the Li Gongdi Area of Jinji Lake, and the Suzhou West Lake CBD area. When you return to the apartment after a day of sightseeing, you won’t be disappointed either; there’s all the necessary conveniences awaiting you, so you can be sure of a completely enjoyable stay.

金鸡湖畔 高层公寓
68 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. B&B near Dushu Lake

Should you choose this accommodation, you’ll be staying in a private room of the hosts’ house. As well as your bedroom, you will also enjoy access to a private bathroom, kitchen facilities shared with the host, free on-site parking, and all the other essentials required for an enjoyable stay. Additionally, the location of the hosts’ home is particularly noteworthy, with Dushu Lake, Jinji Lake, and the town of Pondang all close by.

北纬31度手作民宿,近独墅湖斜塘古镇
37 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. A serviced apartment in the center of the city

Situated right in the center of the city, this apartment provides easy access to everything, from restaurants and supermarkets to attractions and transportation. The apartment features two beds for three people to comfortably rest. Inside the apartment, you can also enjoy an equipped kitchen and a bathroom. To soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the city, go to the balcony. There, you can also indulge in a cup of hot chocolate while reading your favorite book to kill time.

近火车站/万达广场/平江路/拙政园 苏州城市生活广场现代风酒店式公寓(2米超大床)
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
82 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Villa in central Suzhou

This is a private room located in the hosts’ villa, and is suitable for two guests. You will have access to a bedroom, private bathroom, the kitchen, and even a hot tub, which is perfect for relaxing in after a day spent sightseeing! There’s plenty to do and see in the local area too, and you’ll love exploring the surrounding area, with the Suzhou Garden Museum, Lion Grove, and Pingjiang Road all within relatively simple reach.

苏州核心地段别墅中式艺宿—甘棠(坐忘斋有五间房间,点头像具体选择
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
111 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Host:
the hosts invited me to breakfast every morning :)
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Stunning Suzhou holds a world of attraction for the traveller

Whether you plump for classically Chinese or Western familiarity in your holiday accommodation, the fact remains that you will not regret one moment of your time in Suzhou. This stunning city has history in every edifice, but has moved into the 21st century without a single misstep. Take the chance to make this your holiday destination, and you’ll be eternally glad you did.

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Antonia Kelly is a freelance writer based in Leicester, UK and she enjoys European travel as well as road trips closer to home. Her favourite domestic destinations include Snowdonia and the Brecon...Read more

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