10 Best Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Varenna, Italy - Updated 2021

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Varenna is on the eastern shores of Lake Como and there is no denying that it is one of the most traditional villages in Italy. Its location, beauty, and proximity to a plethora of attractions in and around the lake makes it an ideal destination for those who would love to explore this part of Italy. However, whether you are visiting for business or pleasure, you will desire to have solid options for your accommodation. It is a highly visited place, and you are bound to have a variety of options. To help you out, here are some of the best Vrbo vacation rentals worth considering in Varenna, Italy.

1. Abode with stunning views (from USD 505)

The views from this three-bedroom, three-bath villa are so good that you will not want to leave. It offers spectacular views of the central lake with the mountains in the background. It is spacious with all the amenities for modern-day comfort and luxury. The living area is open-plan. It leads to a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessary appliances and utensils you may need to prepare a meal. The master bedroom is bright and spacious, with a luxury suite, lakeview balcony, and air conditioning. The second bedroom is also en suite and comes with a private lakeview balcony, while the third bedroom is located on the ground floor and has a double sofa bed. Nearby attractions include Piani di Bobbo ski resort, Lierna Beach, the Central Lake, the Jungle Raider Park, and a golf course among others.

Villa Lucia Varenna, Varenna, Italy
26 reviews
villa 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
All bedrooms have a view on the lake
one bedroom has a double bed
Ground level is where the kitchen and living room are situated
The open kitchen is modern and offers all possibilities to prepare delicious meals There is a dining table with six chairs for a shared meal
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Our host Alessandro was incredibly nice helpful and responsive
You have been a wonderful host
The Villa was amazing and the owner was very nice and explained all to us upon our arrival It was a beautiful Villa
We have organised a boat trip tomorrow near menaggio
and I hope we have been good guests
A top property in a prime location
The location is perfect Easy to take the ferry to the very near Belaggio and Menaggio or the fast ferry to Como in 45 mins
It could not be in a better location and my family loves the views
We stayed in a luxury lakeside holiday rental in Varenna called Villa Lucia
The grounds are amazing beyond belief
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2. Modern apartment with breathtaking views (from USD 182)

It is a one-bedroom apartment conveniently located in Vista D’Oro on the hillside village of Perledo. It is about 5 minutes by car to the hilltop and about 30 minutes on foot to the historic and romantic town center of Varenna. The apartment has a spacious living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that will treat occupants to magnificent views of Lake Como. There is a private garden for outdoor relaxation, while the occupants also have access to the outdoor swimming pool and a secure parking garage.

Modern Apartment with Breathtaking Views!
37 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
-adds to the views though
Great view decently stocked kitchen and nice comfy bed
It was hot during our stay and there was only one fan in the unit
We never attempted the walk up to the apartment as either the trail or the road would be a steep climb
Also went on other hikes in the area one being a 3 hour hike from the apartment in the Valassina mountain range
The unit is exactly as described; no surprises there However when we checked into our unit at 4:00 p m
Initially she have us four towels
: The owner always answered my questions prior to our arrival
She was there within an hour and plunged the drain Communication with owner
Marvellous views great accommodation great host all made for a magnificent vacation Eric and Melissa
We did not have any noisy neighbours during our stay
The walk is beautiful but steep
There are some wonderful restaurants in Varenna
just a couple minutes drive from Varenna's train station
The property was really something
Was told it was a 10 min walk uphill from train station
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3. Contemporary house located on the waterfront of Lake Como (from USD 303)

This is a three-bed, two-bath villa located on the waterfront of Lake Como. The location not only guarantees you with incredible views of the lake and the mountains on the background but also ensure that you will have easy access to most of the amenities you will need for a comfortable stay and these include shops, restaurants, bars, grocery store, and much more. On the third floor, you will find a large living area and a spacious kitchen from where you will have unobstructed views of the lake. There is also a fireplace, a master bedroom, and a bathroom on this floor. The second floor contains the second bedroom and bathroom while the ground floor is the front entry and laundry. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed while the second bedroom has a bunk bed and trundle. A fold-out queen bed is also present in the living to make it possible for the villa to accommodate up to six guests per night.

A modern townhouse in Varenna situated on the waterfront of Lake Como
44 reviews
villa 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The apartment was over the top
The view from the top floor is unbeatable
We brought our own after reading a previous review but takes up room in the suitcases
but it was comfortable and pretty
The front door lock needs to be up dated as most people would have problems unlocking
This place is quite lovely spacious and very comfortable
Very clean and with all the little things
This million dollar property is large clean
china and glassware made the one meal we cooked in fun
Over all the property is in good shape
This was a great spot - easy to find This area is quiet early morning and early evening
This was a wonderful experience
Couldnt have asked for more 5 Stars and definetely coming back
It is located above a popular restaurant but the noise never bothered us
features high end finishings and is located in a prime location right on the main waterfront strip in Varenna
This three level property has a great bird's eye view of Varenna and Lake Como
Townhouse is located right at the edge of the Lake on the waterfront of Varenna
The town of Varenna is lovely- less of a "scene" than Bellagio and yet just as postcard-perfect
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4. Luxurious house by the lake (from USD 222)

This is a spacious, cozy, and romantic three-bedroom house be the sides of Lake Como. It is located on the first floor of a historic building right in the heart of Varenna. This guarantees proximity to nearly all the amenities you may need, including the ferry and train station in Varenna. The main floor has two bedrooms – one with a queen bed and access to a balcony, while the second one has a queen bed and a single bed. Also present on the main floor is a shower and a toilet, as well as an open space room with an Italian-style kitchen and dining room. The house is managed by the owners and if you need access to the rest of the rooms, then you will have to contact them and make arrangements. However, only the main room is available for rent.

Luxurious house in the center of Varenna with balcony above the lake
27 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
You do need to be fairly fit since the apartment is up another flight of inside steps too
The kitchen is well equipped and there is a nice sized bathroom with ample storage as well as a washing machine
The description and pictures are accurate
we could on the terrace looking out at the beautiful lake
The apartment is absolutely lovely and the terrace is fabulous
The villa was quaint clean & quiet and had everything necessary to enjoy our stay in Varenna
did a great job in answering all our questions before we arrived and upon our arrival as well
Marco and his father wete gracious hosts
Quiet and comfortably cool Host met us at the train station and guided us to Casa Mara and made sure we were set before he left Great place that we highly recommend Very very comfortable
The owners could not have been more helpful kind or easier to work with
Varenna was magical and this location really helped make it happen
It is within close waking distance to a number of good restaurants and shops
Did not need a vehicle due to its location
We enjoyed wine meat and cheeses on the tiny balcony before venturing out to the many great restaurants in Varenna Fabio
clean and surprisingly spacious Its location in the centre of Varenna is ideal and provides a great base from which to explore beautiful Lake Como and its surrounds
the train station and to the ferry dock within minutes
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5. Beautiful and romantic flat (from USD 163)

This is a beautiful two-bedroom apartment that is just about 20 minutes from Central Lake. It is on a first-floor building within the historic center and it boasts of a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, and magnificent lake views. One of the bedrooms has access to a balcony where you can enjoy great lake views. The train station is about 350 m (0.22 miles), while restaurants, shops, grocery stores, and other amenities are less than 10 minutes away on foot.

11 reviews
House 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the king size bed was quite comfortable
the photos accurately describe the apartment
the apartment is cozy, yet authentic
the kitchen is fully equipped, though very small
the chef dropped us off at the castle vezio, where we enjoyed the afternoon views of the lake and the cobblestone walk down the hill to town
it was very clean
the duck breast, lamb chops, and the pork with parmesan sauce and licorice are quite memorable
camilla was wonderful, met us upon arrival, and made herself available in case we had any questions during the week
he was very helpful with wine pairings
the owner was very friendly and helpful
the owner is kind and helpful
marilena was absolutely fantastic in helping us book the apartment and answering all my questions regarding varenna
just a few steps away from the lakeside walk to the ferry, this apartment is close to a number of excellent restaurants and the little salumeria and small grocery store near the town square
possible to walk from train station, thou with heavy bags suggest taxi as just 8 euros
there is a pull-out cot in the main room
the apartment is just a few cobble steps from the lake side with enough eateries, cafes etc
nice apartment in the very center of varenna
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6. Villa in central Varenna (from USD 270)

If you desire to be within arm’s reach of all amenities during your stay, then you have every reason to consider this four-bedroom, two-bathroom villa located in central Varenna. It is a beautifully furnished villa located in front of Villa Cipressi and Villa Monastero right on the main square of Varenna. It features one unique and humongous en suite room, one single bedroom, one twin bedroom, and a smaller bedroom as well as two triple stylish bathrooms. The ground floor has a cozy lounge where you can relax in front of the fireplace as you watch TV or browse the internet. There is a full kitchen with a 10-seater dining table where you can prepare and enjoy some of the Italian dishes when you don’t want to eat out.

Villa Central Varenna, the property next to all amenities in Varenna town center
18 reviews
villa 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
The pictures do not do it
the second has a queen sized bedroom full bathroom and second bedroom with two twin sized beds going up there is third bedroom with a twin sized bed and finally a 4th bedroom that is very large ...
With The size of your home we three couples never felt cramped
The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed
We enjoyed hanging out on the top floor balcony and watching the people in the evening with some nice Italian wine
The apartment was spacious clean
We were a group of 6 staying here Beautiful spacious and clean Convenient to everything
Flora communicated with us regularly for local events Responded quickly to our requests
met us upon our arrival and explained everything
The house owner met us and provided some simple food and details on the house they were so accommodating and welcoming
Overall experience was very good
Overall could not have been more pleased
a meat and cheese shop small grocery store and pharmacy
Parking was not a problem and we were Steps From the town square and a short walk to the Waterfront where numerous restaurants abound
The tourist shop is steps away just up the street along with a village square that has the main church
Your home is in a great location and it was an easy walk to get to the dock
The place is centrally located directly across the street from Villa Ciprese and Villa Monastero which both are well worth a visit for their stunning gardens
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7. Beautiful health resort on the sides of Lake Como

This is a beautiful two-bedroom property located on the east side of Lake Como and it is spacious enough to sleep up to five guests. It is in a very quiet location with unobstructed views of the lake and the mountains. The master bedroom has a queen-sized bed and a balcony that treats you to further views of the lake and the mountain. The second bedroom has two double beds. The living and dining areas are spacious, with enough chairs for four. A TV, fireplace, internet connection, a washing machine, and a well-equipped kitchen are among the other conveniences you will enjoy here.

apartments - 3 rooms - 4/6 persons
62 reviews
Apartment 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
pack light because you have many stairs to climb
The panorama view from the balcony was unbelievable
photo's do not do it
Worth knowing also that access is via 57 steps and the car needs to be parked along the road a bit (common in this part of Italy)
Apartment has everything you need for a comfortable stay including a small garden with an additional sitting area (also great view) and barbecue facilities
Het huisje heerlijk schoon en van alle
The apartment was perfectly clean and had stunning views of Bellagio Managgio and the Alps
The owner Roberto could not have been more helpful
Roberto was a great host
Antonella and Roberto were incredibly warm and welcoming hosts five stars for that alone
Roberto was een fantastische gastheer
Amazing view Alberto super helpful
There are a couple ways to walk to Varenna it easiest
J'y reviendrai avec le plus grand plaisir a la famille Cavalli "
There is lots to explore in Fiumelatte and Varenna and further afield
Villa is amazing views incomparible-
The location in Fiumelatte was perfect for exploring nearby villages by foot (if you like to hike) and by ferry Roberto and Antonella were incredibly welcoming
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8. Three-bedroom apartment with breathtaking views of the Lake

This three-bedroom apartment is located on top of a building and boasts of incredible views of the lake. Sitting right in the heart of Varenna, it has easy access to the lake, as well a pharmacy, restaurants, a bank, grocery shops, butcher shops, and bars. Furnishings inside the apartment features the color white, with white walls, white linens, and white furniture. Its location, views, and elegant design makes it a real attraction for your stay in Varenna.

Apartment with breathtaking view over the lake, no car needed
41 reviews
Apartment 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Cons: one bathroom number of steps to reach the apartment with luggage small things/ amenities that could have made the stay better (like shower gel in bathroom
No clothes washing machine as listed in the description
Our view from the apartment was breath taking The view I woke up to out
The views from the apartment are stunning
The apartment was very modern and it was very comfortable for 6 of us-
Also let us have a late check out
historic castle remains and fantastic hiking opportunities
she had t replace the next day
so you can always eat out
My daughters and I only have one complaint
You can walk everywhere including the train station Lots of shops and restaurants near by
About a 10 min walk from the train station and ferry dock
A great variety of tasty restaurants within walking distance though
Perfect location near main square and a few steps from the lake Definitely going back
but since you'll need to walk up a few flights of stairs
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9. Amazing apartment with lake vistas

This one-bedroom, one-bath apartment is conveniently located between the ferry station and the train station. The apartment has high ceilings with a modern open plan layout for a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. The living area and the dining area has SAT TV and a DVD player and both offer incredible views of the lake. The kitchen is fully equipped with a toaster, kettle, microwave, oven, and a fridge. The double bedroom is spacious and it comes with a modern bathroom featuring a bathtub and overhead shower. WiFi access is free throughout the property.

Varenna Imbarcadero, Varenna, Italy
7 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Windows opened to the most wonderful view in the world right up and down the Lake and over to the villages on the other side Even at night it was magical with the lights twinkling in the distant ...
Linens took up most of the storage space in the bedroom closet
We enjoyed the strenuous hike up to the caste and then down the billy goat trail to flumelatte we also very much enjoyed the botanical gardens at the monastery
There was a dirty mop in the umbrella rack and cleaning buckets in the bathroom
but I might have struggled with getting the key out and the locks on my own
The unit is not very clean
There was a tacky medal clothes rack in the bedroom for hanging clothes
so that is why we went to Menaggio
where is the gas main for the stove top
a good atmosphere and friendly staff
- that was a very nice touch enjoyed by us all
September 2017Fantastic just fantastic Easy to find with the instructions provided and an quick walk from the train with suitcases
I stopped by the company in Menaggio Talked briefly to Vivianne and got her card
We loved the apartment and it’s location
There are a few small shops that carry the main essentials if you are cooking at home otherwise a quick trip over to Managgio by ferry and a supermarket just up the road Heaps of restaurants nea...
(although we did not go into the building)
We expect some quirks but the Varenna property was no up to standards
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10. Apartment with panoramic views of Varenna center

This is a comfortable one-bed one-bath apartment with a large and spacious living room fitted with a sofa bed and boasts of magnificent lake and mountain views. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances such as fridge and freezer, an oven, a dishwasher, an American coffeemaker, a sandwich maker, and a microwave. There is also a washing machine, a shower tub, and a hairdryer. With the apartment being located right in the heart of Varenna, amenities such as shops, grocery stores, restaurants, and bars are all within walking distances. And with the lake just a few meters away, you will enjoy taking lazy romantic walks on the boardwalk that runs along the lake.

Bright apartment with balcony and panoramic views in Varenna center
24 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
Everything was supplied and it was a bonus to have Lara living in the same building
The apartment was clean and comfortable with everything you would need
but the view was amazing and the apartment had everything we needed
The apartment was very comfortable and had all we could ask for in terms of amenities
The pullout couch is like any other pullout couch not great
The views were great and the apartment was so clean you'd think it was brand
The view was great and the apartment was so clean
And it is super clean
The apartment was a good size for one bedroom had all facilities required and most importantly very clean and neat
My communications with owner were timely dealt with My arrival and departure handover were well dealt with by the owner and her English speaking friend
she is very responsive and a quick google translator helped me with what to say in Italian
was so gracious and helpful
It could not have been a more friendly welcome
Lara was very helpful and friendly everything worked well
The train station is a 5 minute taxi ride away
The apartment is located very close to the village square and close to all restaurants and bars
Great location Views were beautiful
She lives in the building which is perfectly situated on the square and a very short walk to the lake
The Village is pedestrian only and if you needed to go anywhere
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Soak in the beauty of the historic village of Varenna

A visit to Varenna should come with a lot of excitement. It is one of the few remaining traditional Italian villages, and its location on the side of the lake gives it a unique charm that you won’t find in most places. Consider the above vacation rentals for a memorable stay in Varenna, Italy.

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