Veliko Tarnovo is among the smaller towns in Bulgaria. However, what this beautiful city lacks in size, it makes up for with a rich and fascinating history. Veliko Tarnovo is home to numerous historical sites, including museums, orthodox churches, and one of the grandest medieval strongholds in all of Europe - the Tsaravets Fortress. When you aren’t enjoying the sights, you can also go on a quiet stroll around the Old Town, or go wine tasting at the Maryan Winery, one of the best boutique wineries in the country. Planning a trip to Veliko Tarnovo soon? Check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals around the area, to help you find the best one for you!
1. Studio flat with spectacular terrace views (from USD 33)
This sunny studio flat is one of the highest-rated in Veliko Tarnovo. The flat features a cozy single bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, making it ideal for solo travelers or couples on a romantic vacation. There is also a modest kitchen, equipped with everything you may need to prepare simple meals, such as a cooker, hot plate, and utensils. Guests are also provided with bath essentials, extra linen, and even complimentary drinks. Although there is cable TV and Wi-Fi available for entertainment, one of the main draws of the apartment is its incredibly convenient location. Located right at the end of the historical Samovodska Charshia market, you can easily walk to the town’s most popular attractions from the flat.
Studio flat with spectacular terrace views!Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:cute apartment incredible view from the balconynice terrace view and cozy placereally cool little apartment with a great outdoor terrace with views to the old fortwe had many great time at the terrace having tea or breakfastgreat terrace with beautiful view comfortable beds and a kitchen with everything you could need
Cleanliness:the apartment was clean and comfortable :)very clean everything you need great location and excellent communication :)nice and clean place to stay a day or twoclean tidy arranged practical and nicethe place was very clean modern and had everything you needed
Host:tatyana is real nice hostshe and her family are gracious hostshost was very friendly and helpfulshe is helpful with advice on where to eatthe best thing is the host tatyanaRead more reviews
Location:wonderful apartment in an amazing location would definitely recommendbasic place at a perfect locationnice apartment with a very good locationthe location is very good the town and restaurants are only a couple of minutes awaygreat location parking is free if you have a car
2. Rooster Hostel (from USD 22)
The Rooster Hotel is a cozy, two-floor hostel at the heart of Veliko Tarnovo. With 6 bedrooms and 4 baths, the hostel can accommodate as many as 17 guests at a time, making it the perfect place for a large family reunion or gathering! There is also a spacious dining and lounge area with a large screen TV, where guests can relax and keep themselves entertained. The kitchen is well-equipped with the basics needed to prepare simple meals. In addition, guests will have access to amenities, such as bath essentials, extra linen, air conditioning, central heating, and Wi-Fi, during their stay. The apartment also boasts a 5-star rating for its location - tucked away from the busy main street, but just minutes from a number of local shops and the Tsaravets Fortress!
Rooster HostelVeliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:our room even had a balcony with a stunning view on the valleymy room was large and comfortable and i really enjoyed my stayand it was nice to have a living room and a kitchen
Cleanliness:rooms are clean and nicely decoratedthe hostel is clean and tidyvery cozy clean and comfortablespace is sparkling clean and very quirkyvery comfortable rooms nice showers clean and the whole place has a lot of charm and personality
Host:host maria was too kindexcellent place and a lovely hostthank you for hosting usthe host was responsive and gave us suggestions for local trips and restaurantsmaria was a wonderful host; she was helpful and very flexibleRead more reviews
Location:perfect location right off the main stripgreat location to explore tarnovoit is so close to everything the location is fantasticgreat location and great valuethe location is good off an alley near the main part of town
3. The Red Konak (from USD 63)
Though it was built over 200 years ago, the Red Konak is one of the highest-rated accommodations in Veliko Tarnovo. This historical home comes with 3 bedrooms and a bath - enough to comfortably accommodate up to 7 guests at a time. While its exteriors are beautifully restored, the home features modern interiors and amenities, including heating, air conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Those travelling with children may also request for childcare essentials, such as a crib, high chair, and Pack ‘n'Play, during their stay. In addition, the Red Konak boasts a prime location, just 600 m (0.37 mi) away from the famed Tsaravets Fortress.
The Red Konak. A 200 years old house welcomes you!Veliko Tarnovo, Veliko Tarnovo Province, BulgariaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:as expected there was no air conditioning but the house was cool so we weren't botheredthe house is comfortable and has a lot of space what you wouldn't expect from the outsidewe especially enjoyed the cute little private courtyard in which we had dinner and breakfast
Cleanliness:it's clean and lovely insidegreat place and super cleanit was clean and modern and we were lacking for nothingthe place is amazing very cozy clean with a touch of traditional spiritthehouse is super big clean and an interesting place better than staying in a hotel
Host:the hosts were very helpfulnadya is a great hostthe owners are really friendly and extremely helpfulnayda is an amazing host so helpfulnadya the host is responsive to ourRead more reviews
Location:the neighborhood is beautiful and within walking distance to tsarevetsgood location spacious house with great charactergreat location near the old city centerwalking distance to the beautiful old town and fortressit was in the perfect location
4. Studio flat with spectacular terrace views (from USD 33)
This warm and cozy flat at the heart of Veliko Tarnovo is the perfect abode for solo travelers and couples. With 2 beds and an en-suite bathroom, the apartment can accommodate up to 2 guests at a time. Guests can prepare simple meals at the kitchenette, which comes stocked with a hot plate, oven, and utensils, as well as complimentary warm beverages. Other amenities, such as bath essentials and extra linen will be provided as well. For entertainment, guests can enjoy cable TV and Wi-Fi, or simply lounge by the terrace and enjoy the Tsaravets Lights and Sounds Show. The apartment is also located close to the historical market Samovodska Charshia, as well as plenty of restaurants and cafes.
Studio flat with spectacular terrace views! *Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:good coffee machine on the kitchen:)a room with a beautiful viewthere was also a fan so it wasn't too hotthe apartment is better than the pictures and despite being small it offers a full package of amenitiesthe spring mattress isn't firm for those who care about it but is still comfortable
Cleanliness:flat is small but clean and there's everything which you needthe apartment is very nice and cleantatyana's place was beautiful the apartment area was clean and extremely well equippedeverything was clean well organised and felt like homethe studio was immaculately clean and supplied with all necessities you would need
Host:the host was very nicefriendly and helpful hostsshe was kind and helpfulhost was communicative welcoming and understandingthe host is very kind and helpfullRead more reviews
Location:great location (very quiet and central)tatyana's place is perfectly locatedvery good location and great valuethis studio is located in the best location of veliko tarnovogreat location in the old town of turnovo very central but very quiet
5. Pretty house with great views and private garden (from USD 41)
Although it is located along one of the oldest streets in the city, this apartment is actually quite modern and stylish. Not only is the apartment tastefully decorated, it also guarantees a quiet and private stay - making it the perfect place to spend your next family vacation or romantic getaway! With 2 beds and a private bath, the apartment can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests at a time. Guests are also free to prepare meals in the kitchen or using the BBQ in the backyard. In addition, the apartment is equipped with a good number of amenities, including air conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. And if you’d like to explore the area, the apartment is located close to some of the most popular local attractions, including the Samovodska Charshia market and the famed Tsaravets Fortress.
Pretty house with great view and private garden!Veliko Tarnovo, BulgariaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:a wonderful cozy and intimate place with a spectacular view of the monument and the riverperfectly cozy place with a great viewstefan’s apartment is beautifully situated in general gurko street with stunning views over veliko tarnovo and asen’s monumentthrough large room window and yard(also have cute table and chairs) you can see river monument mountains townthis apartment exceeds expectations with a great view pvt garden cleanliness
Cleanliness:very clean cozy apartmentclean and decorated with tasteit is clean quite and comfortableit was sparkling clean and very cozyinside house is clean and new
Host:the host was also very welcomingstefan is an amazing hoststefan is a great host he was very friendly gave us great tips and recommendations that were very usefulstefan was the perfect host - accommodating informative & easy to contactstefan is an amazing host friendly welcoming and by far the bestRead more reviews
Location:every interesting thing is at walking distanceperfect location in the city centergreat place and great locationability to walk up and down stairs and elevations a mustperfect locationit takes just 1 minute from main street by walk
6. Cozy apartment in Veliko Tarnovo (from USD 44)
Feel right at home in this cozy apartment at the heart of Veliko Tarnovo. With 3 beds and a private bath, the apartment is best for couples and small families. The apartment also has provisions for cooking, with a modest kitchen equipped with a refrigerator, oven, coffee maker, and utensils for simple meal preparation. Guests will also have access to other amenities, including bath essentials, central heating, a washer, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. Those travelling by car may also make use of a parking space within the premises, for free. For those travelling by plane, private transport to and from the airport may be arranged with the hosts.
Cozy Apartment / free parking, in Veliko TarnovoVeliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:it has full kitchen equipment and even slippers which are always niceit's a private apartment so you don't have to worry about the bathroomthe place has thoughtful touches in all the roomswe had a great 3 days stay with peter and stef in their fantastic apartment in v
Cleanliness:peter´s apartment was very nice clean and comfortablethis is an incredibly clean and well maintained placeclean and cozy we had everything we needclean and tidy apartment with all basic facilities for a comfortable staytheir flat is absolutely spotless well-located and charming
Host:the hosts were very welcomingowners are simple perfectpeter is a great hostthey are a generous and kind family and hospitality is certainly their giftpeter and stef get super host status for a reasonRead more reviews
Location:close to major attractionsclose to a great shopping centre and supermarketeven if you don't have a car this is a great locationit’s a nice quiet space away from vt’s hectic touristy crowd
7. Room for 3 with amazing view (from USD 31)
If you’re travelling solo or going on a romantic vacation with your partner, this room would be the perfect place for you to stay at! With 2 beds and a private bath, the room could comfortably accommodate up to 3 guests at a time. Its amenities include bath essentials, a washer, heating, and air conditioning. A complimentary breakfast is also served every morning. For entertainment, guests can enjoy cable TV and Wi-Fi, hit the gym, take a dip in the hot tub, or enjoy the gorgeous view from the terrace. The room is also located just 50 meters (0.03 mi) from the nearest bus station, so getting around the city should be no problem at all!
Pretty Room with amazing terrace FREE PARKING!Veliko Tarnovo, BulgariaSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great room with air conditioningthe view from the apartment is amazingthe view of his apartment is stunningair conditioning was also a plus thank you againthe apartment was spotless and the view from the balcony was breathtaking
Cleanliness:really clean and nice apartmentthe apartment is clean and tidywe had to clean the floors and refrigeratormoreover the house was in good situation and cleanthe apartment was clean and within walking distance of everything
Host:sava is a great hostthe host is absolutely terrifichost is very kind and eager to help and provide suggestionssava was friendly and polite with ussava is a good speaking english hostRead more reviews
Location:walking distance to tourist attractionthe location is good very close to the centerlocation is perfect: you can go by walk every hot placenice location although it needed to be cleanerthere is free parking near on the street
8. Unique studio with terrace (from USD 33)
If you’re travelling as a small family, this studio apartment should be just the place for you and your loved ones! The apartment has enough bed space for up to 4 guests, as well as an en-suite bathroom to keep everyone fresh. The apartment also features a modest kitchen, equipped with a stove, oven, refrigerator, coffee maker, and other basics needed to prepare simple meals. For fun and leisure, you can enjoy cable TV at the apartment, try out the gym and hot tub, or lounge by the terrace and enjoy the Tsarevets Fortress’ Sound and Light show. If you are travelling by car, parking is available for free on the premises. However, commuting to and from the apartment should not be a problem either, as it is located within 50 m (0.31 mi) of a bus station, and within walking distance of a train station.
UNIQUE Studio- Great Balcony! View! FREE PARKING!Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:good apartment with great viewa gorgeous apartment with an amazing view definitely worths the stayalthough the fold out sofas were more comfortable than expected a real bed would be greatthe apartament is very comfortable with all amelities neededif the weather cooperates the view from the terrace is superb and the seating outside very comfortable
Cleanliness:it is very clean and cosyan appartment very clean and well situatedthe apartment is great quite and cleanvery nice and clean apartment in a very nice small cityhe's apartment is clean and stylish with an awesome terrace
Host:savich is a great and helpful hostsavich was a great host very helpfulsavich - the host was timely and helpfulsavich is a very friendly hostand savich was very good host and helpfulRead more reviews
Location:the bus station is really close and it is really easy to go to the centrethe location is great too it is walkable to get to the centre and main sitessavich's apartment is a perfect location from which to explore veliko turnavoyou can easily park your car and walk for 10 minutes to the city centerthe terrace is amazing good view there's a supermarket downstairs and you can walk to every spot in 30 minutes
9. Private apartment in the Centrum
This classy apartment is the perfect combination of historic charm and modern living! With 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, the apartment is ideal for couples and small families on vacation. In addition to its tasteful decor, the apartment boasts a good number of amenities, including bath essentials, central heating, air conditioning, cable TV, and Wi-Fi. The kitchen is also equipped with a stove, oven, refrigerator, and plenty of utensils, so that guests may prepare their own meals as they wish. However, guests can also enjoy a hearty meal at one of the many restaurants within walking distance of the apartment.
Private appartment in the centrumVeliko Tarnovo, Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:the wifi was fast and the signal strongthe apartment also benefits from having an air con unitvery comfortable light and airy with beautiful window and balcony views over the town and hillsthe wifi was great and the apartment was perfect for us and our 2 year old childthe house is big and cozy with a great view over the city
Cleanliness:everything was clean and just how it should bethe room was very clean n warmhouse is clean and comfortable and the surroundings simply deliciousit was very clean and we really appreciated the various provisions that had been left for usthe apartment was clean and reflected the pictures on the website
Host:ilina is a great hostthe host was very nicegreat stay host was very nicegreat hospitality very stylish apartment very friendly hostthank you so very much for everything you are the perfect hostRead more reviews
Location:the location is within walking distance of everywhere you will wish to gothe apartment’s location is excellentthe location is superb for walking to see all the major sitesit is centrally located so you can easily walk to any spot in veliko tarnovolocation is perfect and v
10. Family-friendly apartment
Travelling with your family to Veliko Tarnovo? This bright and newly built home should make you and your loved ones feel right at home! With 2 bedrooms, a private bath, and a separate toilet, the home can accommodate up to 6 guests at a time. There is also a kitchen, complete with everything needed to prepare simple meals, including an oven, a refrigerator, a stove, and even a dishwasher. For those travelling with children, toys and children’s books are also available. Conveniently, the apartment is also quite close to some of the city’s most popular sites, including the city center, which is just a 5-minute drive away.
Family-friendly Sunny HomeVeliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Amenities & Room:the a/c was very welcomed given it has 32 when we stayedthe apartment was great and as described we had a good nights rest at hristos placelovely large apartment in a quiet neighbourhood with good amenitieskitchen was well equipped and there was ac which was great given the heatwavebig very comfortable apartment fully equiped
Cleanliness:very clean and cosy flatbig and clean apartmentthe apartment was clean and modernvery nice and clean placegreat apartment clean and sunny
Host:hristo is a great hosthristo is a great hosthristo is a great hosthristo is a great hosthristo is a great hostRead more reviews
Location:excellent location with everything that you needgreat apartment in an excellent location in vtnice location spacy ligt and comfortable appartmentthe location was perfect and we were provided everything listed in the apartment profilelovely children area right next to the building and a big park close to it
History comes alive in Veliko Tarnovo
Although many of its most popular structures are centuries old, the city of Veliko Tarnovo is anything but unexciting. Its grand historical sites are beautifully preserved and can make anyone feel like they’ve traveled through time. At the same time, these wonderful accommodations are guaranteed to provide you with all the comforts of modern living, so that you can fully immerse yourself in the city’s fascinating history without having to worry about anything else during your stay!
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