Situated along the River Danube, Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and makes a charming vacation destination with its interesting attractions and authentic atmosphere. Although the city is not as popular among tourists as some of its European neighbors, its rich history, unique culture, and vibrant nightlife make it well worth a visit. With historic sites, gorgeous architecture, and a fun outdoor café culture, Bratislava is filled with exciting activities and attractions.
If you’re planning a visit to Slovakia’s capital, make the most of your trip with a stay in one of the city’s top-rated vacation rentals. To help you with your search, we’ve created the following list of the best Airbnbs in Bratislava. Each of the following rentals is hosted by a superhost, and some even boast Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts have a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through in-person inspection. All of the Airbnbs on this list also offer comfortable modern amenities, including high-speed Wi-Fi, TV, and air-conditioning.
Bohemian Residence in the City Center
Kicking off our list is a modern Bratislava Airbnb Plus on the most popular street in the city center.
The bohemian-style interior is spacious, stylish, and well equipped with convenient electronics like a Smart TV, a Bluetooth sound system, and an Apple Homepod. The combined living and dining room is filled with natural light and furnished with a comfy sectional sofa and a round dining table. When you’re not out exploring local eateries, feel free to whip up a meal in the full kitchen and relax in the lounge dining area with your complimentary bottle of local wine. The relaxing experience continues in the spacious bedroom, which features a king-size bed and a wall of mirrored closets, and the luxurious full bathroom comes with a deep soaking tub and a heated towel rack.
The historic 16th-century building is listed as a Slovak National Heritage site and sits directly next to one of the city’s most famous monuments, St. Michael’s Gate. The Main Square and its accompanying bars and restaurants are also just three minutes away.
Urban Hideaway With Castle Views
Also near the famous Michael’s Gate, this tranquil getaway boasts Airbnb Plus status and
overlooks a pedestrian street.
The eco-friendly apartment is characterized by wood finishes and indoor plants and features soft pastel accents. Equipped with a large living room, a kitchenette, and a dining area, the space is suitable for both short-term and long-term stays. The bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, and a travel crib and a high chair will be provided for small children. Enjoy incredible city and castle views as you relax on the hanging chair on the private terrace, which is accessible from both the living room and the bedroom.
Tucked away on a quiet street, this peaceful apartment rental in Bratislava offers a relaxing atmosphere but is still just steps away from the restaurants, pubs, sightseeing, and nightlife of Old Town.
Stylish Little Loft
Our next Airbnb in Bratislava is set on the second floor of a 120-year-old building and has been fully renovated to offer a unique and luxurious stay.
Exposed brick and original wood beams combine with modern elements and create a rustic-chic atmosphere throughout the loft. In the common areas, a glass mosaic breakfast bar separates the kitchen from the living room, and there is a dedicated workspace next to the kitchen. Also on the main floor of the apartment you’ll find the pink full bathroom complete with a walk-in shower and a heated towel rack. Lofted above the common areas, the bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed with a memory foam mattress and decorated with Klimt paintings.
Around the corner, you’ll find Municipal Brewery, which serves beers brewed on site and local Slovak dishes. Walk a bit further to the Danube River and stroll along the scenic promenade or check out some of the neighborhood’s old bridges and churches.
Modern Apartment in the City Center
This brand-new rental apartment in Bratislava is simple, comfortable, and conveniently located.
Up to four guests can stay in the apartment, which offers a private bedroom with a king-size bed and a full-size sofa bed in the living room. The interior is well-decorated with a minimalist design, wooden furnishings, and a colorful wood-planked accent wall. Guests can enjoy convenient facilities like a modern full kitchen with a dishwasher and a private full bathroom with a washing machine. Pets are allowed in the apartment on a case-by-case basis, and additional features include an antique dining table and two large wardrobes available for storing your luggage.
Set in the heart of Old Town, this Bratislava Airbnb is another great option for guests interested in being at the center of the city’s most popular attractions. In under 10 minutes, you can walk to the Presidential Palace, Michael’s Gate, St. Martin’s Cathedral, and the Main Square.
Modern Apartment in a Historic Building
Historic architecture meets modern amenities in this strategically located third-floor apartment rental.
Recently renovated, the stylish space still features authentic wooden beams and exposed brick accent walls that contrast with the bright modern artwork and shiny white furnishings. There is one bedroom with a double bed, and the living area is furnished with a massive gray sectional sofa that can accommodate an additional guest. Across from the sofa in the open-concept common areas there is a modern full kitchen with matching white cabinetry and a convenient breakfast bar. Appointed with a luxurious full bathroom, an in-unit washer and dryer, and central air-conditioning, the contemporary space offers all of the comforts of home.
Nestled on a quiet street in Old Town, this unique vacation apartment for rent in Bratislava offers a relaxing retreat with all of the convenience of staying near the city center.
Rustic Brick Apartment
Built in 1912, this historic Airbnb in Bratislava boasts a stylish combination of original details and luxurious modern features.
Strategically furnished to make efficient use of the space, the studio apartment offers a separate living area with a cozy sofa and a dining table, a full kitchen, and a king-size bed. The unique artwork is reminiscent of the building’s early 20th-century construction, and the open layout allows natural light to flow through the entire space. Appointed with a modern full bathroom and brand-new appliances, this cozy studio apartment makes the perfect home base for any solo traveler or couple interested in exploring Old Town.
The Presidential Palace and the main train station are just a short walk away, and your host can provide a helpful list of recommendations for nearby eateries and entertainment.
Historic Apartment With a Private Terrace
For small groups interested in a bit more privacy, check out this unique two-bedroom apartment on a calm street in Old Town.
Few vacation rentals in Bratislava offer the generous outdoor space and panoramic views of this top-floor apartment. Inside, you’ll find a bright and spacious living room underneath a gorgeous domed ceiling and surrounded by a curved wall of windows. The unique architecture features an open-concept layout with a connected full kitchen that is long, narrow, and furnished with a small dining table. With one full bathroom and two bedrooms with double beds, the apartment can comfortably sleep up to four guests. Step onto the private rooftop terrace and lounge on the comfy sofa, enjoy dinner at the covered outdoor dining table, or watch the sun set over Old Town.
When you feel like venturing out, check out some of the neighboring restaurants, museums, galleries, and historic buildings, or go shopping at the nearby riverfront plaza known as Eurovea.
Elegant Apartment in the Heart of the City
Ultra-modern, well decorated, and fully appointed with an impressive selection of amenities, this top-rated Airbnb in Bratislava makes the perfect home away from home.
With one full bathroom, a king-size bed in the bedroom, and a sofa bed in the living room, the apartment is well suited to couples or small groups of up to four guests. The focal point of the home is a pastel mural of Marilyn Monroe in the living room. Illuminated by crystal chandeliers, the lovely painting adds a ton of character to the otherwise simple space. There is also a convenient desk in the living room, across from which you’ll find a modern full kitchen. Additional amenities include a washer, a luxurious soaking tub and a private back patio featuring a small dining table and a wall of greenery.
With all of the main tourist attractions and popular restaurants within walking distance, this convenient apartment rental couldn’t be more centrally located.
Historic Flat on Obchodná
For another conveniently located option with magnificent wall art, check out this characterful one-bedroom.
With original brick walls and stonework, this is one of the best Bratislava Airbnbs for history buffs and anyone interested in a unique and rustic rental. Although the design is reminiscent of the past, the apartment is filled with convenient amenities and modern facilities. In the living room, a unique light fixture draped in greenery hangs above a comfy sectional sofa and a wooden dining table, and sheer curtains drape over two grand windows that flood the room with natural light. The bedroom is furnished with one double bed, and a third guest can crash in the living room. There is also a corner kitchenette with a minifridge and an electric cooktop as well as a full bathroom with a vessel sink and a unique wooden walk-in shower.
Set on a popular shopping street in the city center, the short-term rental in Bratislava is surrounded by 18th-century houses, restaurants, shops, and cafés.
Chic Studio Near Eurovea
If you’re interested in a Bratislava Airbnb with hotel-style amenities, check out this modern studio in a luxury building.
The brand-new elevator building offers convenient features such as a lobby lounge, a door man, laundry facilities, a grocery store, and a pharmacy. The apartment itself is just as luxurious with a private balcony and massive windows that provide stellar city views. Minimally decorated, the open-concept living area is characterized by an emerald green armchair, a cozy window seat, and a modern full kitchen. Around the corner, you’ll find a small white dining table and a double bed behind a convenient privacy curtain. There is also a private full bathroom decorated with red tile and featuring a walk-in shower and a heated towel rack.
Located just two minutes away from the riverfront promenade and the Eurovea shopping center, this is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Bratislava for anyone interested in taking advantage of the city’s shopping and fine dining opportunities.
Modern Flat With Panoramic Views
Rent an apartment in Bratislava that offers some of the best views in the city with this 24th-floor flat.
The deluxe interior is completely surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows that make you feel like you’re floating above the city. Opulent crystal chandeliers and high-end leather furnishings add to the appeal of the spacious living room, and large glass doors lead onto a unique triangular balcony. There is also a gourmet full kitchen, a formal dining table, and a luxurious full bathroom. Each of the two bedrooms offers a king-size bed, a large wardrobe for storing your luggage, and a grand window with city views. Additional amenities include free parking and a washer and dryer.
Situated in the Panorama City Building, the apartment is about 15 minutes away from the historic Old Town, which can be reached by a nice stroll along the river. There are also plenty of shops and restaurants on the way and in the immediate vicinity.
Central Studio With River Views
Gaze out toward the second longest river in Europe from this quaint studio apartment near the Danube.
Strategically laid out to create a cozy environment, the modern interior offers a separate living room and a partially private sleeping nook. The living room is well decorated with modern artwork and offers a comfy sectional sofa, a fun lime green bar-style table, and a glass wall overlooking the water. Between the living room and the sleeping area, you’ll find a long and narrow full kitchen with ultra-modern appliances and shiny white cabinetry. The sleeping area is furnished with a queen-size bed and also features a modern full bathroom.
This riverfront Airbnb in Bratislava is situated right by the Danube and offers a bustling atmosphere that is sure to put you in the vacation spirit.
Sophisticated Rental in a High-Rise Building
Decorated with neutral tones, white furnishings, and luscious green plants, this chic apartment offers a comfy home away from home for solo travelers and couples.
The interior is bright and airy with an open-concept layout that offers a large sectional sofa, a small dining table, and a modern full kitchen. Small knickknacks, paper chandeliers, and globe-themed artwork adds to the stylish atmosphere, and shiny white cabinets lighten up the space. Sleeping arrangements include one bedroom with a queen-size bed and a sofa bed in the living room, and there is one full bathroom with a washer. The rental also comes with two private balconies, one that is accessible from the living room and another that is accessible from the bedroom.
Situated a 20-minute walk away from the city center, this vacation apartment for rent in Bratislava boasts a calm and friendly setting with the main tourist attractions still easily accessible.
Well-Decorated Flat Near the City Center
This brand-new Bratislava Airbnb offers a homey stay in a well-appointed building.
On the ground floor of the building, you’ll find a food shop, a drug store, two coffee shops, a restaurant, and a newsstand. Inside, the common areas combine in an open layout separated from the bedroom by an opaque wall of shelves. With a modern full kitchen, a formal dining table, and a cozy sofa bed, the lively living area is a great place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. The bedroom is furnished with a double bed, and a third guest can sleep comfortably in the living room. Although the bedroom is tucked away in a cozy nook and relatively private, there is no bedroom door, which allows for better ventilation. There is also one full bathroom in the apartment offering a combined shower and soaking tub and a portable washer. Additional amenities include a dishwasher and an elevator in the building.
In addition to the building’s own amenities, there are two great beer and wine bars nearby and several convenient transportation stations just a short walk away. If you don’t mind walking, you can easily reach the main attractions of the city center in about 15 minutes.
Cozy Apartment Near Presidential Palace
Wrapping up our list of the best Airbnbs in Bratislava is a modern getaway with a gorgeous view of the Slavin Memorial.
Colorful accents and Klimt artwork bring the interior’s neutral colors to life. The gray sectional sofa is the focal point of the open living room, which also offers balcony access and a full kitchen with a breakfast bar. The bedroom is furnished with a queen-size bed and is located right off the living room, separated by a privacy curtain. Up to three guests can stay in the apartment, and a toddler bed and a crib will be provided for young children. Additional amenities include a washer and an elevator in the building. Feel free to gaze out from the balcony at the tree-filled landscape and the unique architecture or curl up on the sofa with one of the apartment’s art books. However you choose to spend your downtime, you’ll love this relaxing retreat in the heart of Bratislava.
With the historic center just a two-minute walk away, the apartment is close to almost everything the city has to offer, including historic sites, shops, restaurants, and nightlife venues.
Whether you’re drawn in by the charming city atmosphere, the impressive Gothic architecture, or the never-ending entertainment, any of these rentals would make a great place to stay for your trip to Bratislava.