Lovingly called “the eternal city”, Xi'an’s relevance transcends the entirety of the ancient Chinese civilization. Known as oldest of the Four Great Ancient Capitals, Xi'an can be found at the center of the Guanzhong Plain in Northwestern China. Hailed as one of the cradles of ancient Chinese civilization, Xi'an is the home of the famed Terracotta Soldiers and the starting point of the historic Silk Road. Aside from its popularity as a tourist destination, Xi'an is also one of China’s 13 emerging megacities making it a vital part of both the country’s heritage and modern economy. Whichever season you choose to visit, the fountainhead of Chinese history will always have something magnificent for you to discover. If you want to check it out for yourself, here are some amazing Airbnb vacation rentals that will make your trip even more of a life-changing experience.
1. Spacious apartment in the city center
Located at the city center, this charming one-bedroom apartment is a neat and spacious hideaway from the city bustle. Just right for two guests, the air-conditioned apartment contains a double bed, two shared bathrooms, a spacious living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and laundry facilities. Aside from a supermarket and plenty of dining options, the apartment is also near direct bus routes to famous tourist spots. If you want to bask in some greenery and breathing spaces, there is also a nearby park which was originally an ancient royal palace.
2. Cozy apartment with a view
Situated at the 26th floor, this stunning apartment offers both practicality and views to die for. Located in a residential area, this one-bedroom apartment is near many cultural establishments and historic sites. Just right for two guests, the apartment contains one sofa bed, one private bathroom, a kitchenette, laundry facilities, and a balcony from which the city’s ancient walls and rivers can be seen. Aside from numerous food centers, there are also museums as well as direct bus and train lines nearby.
Welcome to this comfortable house that is located close to the subway station, making it easy and convenient for you to explore the city of Xi An. Providing one bedroom and one bathroom, the house is ideal for two people. Enjoy a room that has its own private theater, so you can watch as many movies as you want all day long when you are too lazy to go out. Other facilities you can enjoy include an equipped kitchen and access to wireless internet.
Xi'an, Shaanxi, ChinaSuperhost
Top guest reviewsapartment is clean with a good view
Host:kitchen is a bit tiny but the attentive host tries her best to make you feel at homethe host is very responsible and always responded my message instantaneouslya superb experience with this host and i do give my best recommendation to allRead more reviewsterrific location close to the metro station
4. Quirky solo room in the city center
Located near the ancient wall of Xi'an, this quirky hostel is a brightly lit sanctuary in the city center. The hostel provides solo travelers with one air-conditioned room with a queen bed, and there are also two shared bathrooms, laundry facilities, a small patio, and basic amenities for food storage and preparation. Although there is no kitchen, there is a shopping center as well as a bus stop a few minutes away. Guests are also treated to plenty of dining options and historic sites close to the property.
5. Spacious room in a boho chic apartment
Located right next to the ancient city walls, this nature-infused apartment offers one spacious room perfect for two culture-loving travelers. The room contains two single beds, and guests are free to use the apartment’s common area and laundry facilities. There is no kitchen available, but breakfast is provided every morning. The apartment is around ten minutes away from the subway, and there are plenty of culinary and historical gems to discover within the vicinity.
You may be in Xi An, but you can experience the Japanese way of living by staying at this contemporary house that boasts everything Japanese. Sleep like a baby and have good dreams on the comfortable tatami double bed. Enjoy plenty of natural light that comes from the oversized windows in the morning. You are going to love the Japanese-themed, star-shaped curtains, as well as the Japanese rug and tatami table.
Top guest reviewsthe bed is super comfyRead more reviewsthe place is very nice and located very close to a metro station
7. Large private room in an artsy hostel
Situated right in the heart of Xi'an, this gem is a great hideaway for two travelers seeking to experience the cradle of ancient Chinese civilization. The hostel offers one large air-conditioned room containing two single beds and bright, artsy decor. Guests can make use of the private bathroom, common area, and laundry facilities. There may not be a kitchen, but it’s easy to get a bus to the railway station if you want to explore cuisine from beyond the neighborhood. The city’s ancient wall, which dates back to the Ming Dynasty, is also a few meters away.
Welcome to this charming apartment that is close to everything and offers a private bedroom for two people. Soak up plenty of natural sunlight in the morning as you stand near the floor-to-ceiling windows. When you feel like you have had enough sunlight to start the day, walk to the kitchen to prepare a delicious breakfast and a cup of coffee or tea. Lie down on a comfortable sofa in the living room anytime you feel like relaxing and charging your energy.
Xi'an, Shaanxi, China
9. Spacious suite near public transport and historic sites
Spacious and brightly lit, this one-bedroom apartment in the downtown area is a splash of color and sunlight in the city. Just right for two guests, the air-conditioned suite is situated on the second floor and contains one large double bed, one bathroom, and a cozy common area. The subway is only five minutes away, and the historic Drum Tower can be reached on foot.
10. Modern apartment near the mall and subway
Sleek yet quirky, this apartment is as artsy as it is convenient. Located next to a shopping mall, the one-bedroom apartment can accommodate up to two guests and has one queen bed, one bathroom, a kitchen, and a common area. Aside from plenty of nearby options for shopping and dining, there is also a public park as well as train station only three minutes away.
11. Elegant apartment at the food district
Located in a lively neighborhood known as a food district, it’s impossible to get bored during your stay at this exquisite studio apartment. Decked in neoclassical decor, this homey apartment can accommodate up to two guests and contains a king bed, one bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and laundry facilities. Of course there are plenty of options within the vicinity, but there is also a nearby upscale mall if you want something more luxurious. Guests can be picked up from the metro station, and there is also an airport drop-off service for added convenience.
12. Cozy apartment near public transport
Located near public transport, this neat and dainty apartment is perfect for guests constantly exploring the surroundings. Suitable for two guests, the air-conditioned apartment contains a large double bed, a shared bathroom, a kitchen, a living room, a balcony, and laundry facilities. Aside from train and bus lines, there are also numerous historical sites waiting to be explored.
13. Stylish shared loft with a central location
Conveniently located and stylish to the core, this loft is great for art lovers who love connecting with other travelers. Situated on the 11th floor, the shared loft is air-conditioned and infused with both natural and industrial elements. Solo travelers are provided with a single bed as well as access to the common area, half-bathroom, kitchen, and laundry facilities. Downstairs, there are a variety of pharmacies, hospitals, convenience stores, and fruit shops for guests to check out. There are also supermarkets and shopping malls within the vicinity. Historic sites and museums are all just a few minutes away. If you want to see the famous Terracotta Soldiers, there is a bus that goes directly to the site that passes by the neighborhood.
Experience the cradle of ancient China
Xi'an is a city both modern and historic. From its ancient artifacts to its local vibrancy, there are plenty of reasons why the eternal city is truly worth discovering. For your next adventure to this city of rich cultural heritage, check out these amazing Airbnb vacation rentals that will further enrich your excursions.
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