Tucked away in the central region of Italy is the city of Florence. Many influential artists and historical figures once called this captivating city home, including the famous Medici family. Visitors can find the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo Buonarroti, and many more iconic artists at the city’s Uffizi Gallery. Florence isn’t just home to great art, however. Visitors can spend their days sampling world-renowned Tuscan wines, indulging in mouthwatering local cuisine, or touring the city’s architecture on, you guessed it, a Vespa.
Finding the right accommodation for your holiday is essential. We here at Road Affair understand how tedious it can be to find a rental that will help, not hinder, your vacation. That is why we have compiled a list of the best Airbnbs in Florence, Italy. All of our listings are hosted by superhosts and have Airbnb Plus status to ensure you are guaranteed a fantastic stay. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a history of outstanding hospitality, while Airbnb Plus is an elite program that highlights exceptional homes that have been in-person verified.
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Historic Loft in San Lorenzo District
This stunning 19th-century apartment is the perfect rental for couples or solo travelers looking for a peaceful refuge in the center of the city.
This Airbnb in Florence is beautifully decorated with rich artwork and boasts high ceilings and large windows, making the space feel bright and comfortable. Guests can peruse the library in the living room or relax on the couch and listen to music on the sound system. Although plenty of local restaurants are on the doorstep of this rental, the full kitchen is well stocked with everything needed to prepare a meal if you choose to cook. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of coffee at the breakfast table or head outside to the private garden and bask under the Tuscan sun at the patio dining set.
In the bedroom, there is a comfortable double bed with a memory foam mattress. There is also a large wardrobe for luggage storage and a dresser. The bathroom features many modern amenities such as a heated towel rack, a bidet, and a bathtub.
This Florence Airbnb is located near the Riccardi Medici Palace and is within walking distance of many top attractions, such as the Leonardo da Vinci Interactive Museum.
Modern Apartment Near the Boboli Gardens
This spacious short-term rental in Florence is located in Oltrarno, within walking distance to the historic Boboli Gardens, Palazzo Pitti, and Cappella Brancacci. The area is also filled with lively bars, historic cafés, and boutique shopping.
The home boasts stylish décor and bold colors, creating a modern and refreshing feel to the space. After a night out on the town, guests can return for a relaxing sleep in the double bed equipped with a memory foam mattress. The bedroom also has plenty of smart storage nooks and a closet for storage. In the full kitchen, there is a luxury espresso machine, a microwave, and all the cooking essentials. The bathroom has a sleek black-tile design and includes a walk-in shower, a magnifying makeup mirror, a hairdryer, heated towel racks, and a bidet.
This Airbnb in Florence is located on the other side of the Arno River, opposite the city center. A short 15-minute walk will bring you to the city center’s main attractions like the Uffizi Gallery and the Piazza della Signoria.
Cozy Studio Near Accademia Gallery
Take in the views of the River Ricasoli and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore with a cup of coffee from the comfort of this stylish Airbnb in Florence.
This beautiful studio apartment is furnished with traditional and modern décor, creating an upscale feel. In the bedroom area, guests can unwind on the queen-size memory foam bed while streaming their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV. A kitchenette comes well stocked with an espresso machine, complimentary coffee, and a minifridge. Guests can enjoy their morning coffee at the small dining table in front of the window while taking in views of the Italian streets below.
There is a beautiful marble walk-in rain shower in the bathroom, along with a bidet and heated towel racks. Guests can get ready for a night on the town at the makeup desk in the living area, complete with a mirror and a drawer for storage.
This gorgeous apartment has one of the best locations in the city. It is located just down the street from Accademia Gallery, where guests can visit Michelangelo’s famous statue, David. There are also many cafés and restaurants right on the doorstep of this rental.
Luxury Loft With a Private Patio
This vacation apartment for rent in Florence is the ideal rental for couples looking for a romantic weekend in the city.
The loft is bright and airy with flowing white curtains and exposed brick arches, typical of an Italian villa. Guests can spend their evenings enjoying wine with their partners in the comfort of the lush private patio. In the full kitchen, there is an espresso machine and complimentary honey, tea, coffee, sugar, and more. There is also a dishwasher, a toaster oven, and a microwave.
Superhost Chiara has put many small touches into the space to make her guests feel welcome. This includes providing a complimentary bottle of wine so that guests can relax the moment they arrive. There are high-quality crystal wine glasses in the dining room and a large four-person dining table.
In the living room, there is a couch and two lounge chairs, along with a TV and an assortment of books to choose from. The bedroom features a luxurious queen-size bed and a set of French glass doors that lead out to the garden patio. In the bathroom, there are heated towel racks, a walk-in shower, and a bidet.
Two-Bedroom Flat With Phenomenal City Views
This beautiful two-bedroom apartment beside the Duomo offers its guests unparalleled views of the city skyline from its private balcony.
The home’s interior is furnished with an assortment of eclectic furniture that is both comfortable and chic. In the first bedroom, there is a queen-size bed, a wall-to-wall closet, and a small desk perfect for those looking to get some work done on holiday. The second bedroom features two single beds.
Guests can relax in the living room on the sofa and watch TV or show off their musical talents on the acoustic guitar. Both bathrooms come equipped with a walk-in shower and heated towel racks.
The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for preparing meals and comes with a luxury coffee maker. After a day of touring the city, guests can return to watch the Tuscan sunset on their private rooftop balcony overlooking the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
This vacation rental in Florence is located just a few steps from the Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. There are many restaurants, gelato shops, and cafés nearby, as well as a convenience store a few doors down from the rental.
This stunning Renaissance-themed apartment is perfect for couples or solo travelers looking to experience Florence in classic Italian style.
The home has a beautiful mix of architectural elements that are both intricate and simple and that create a truly one-of-a-kind space for guests. In the full kitchen, stunning murals have been painted across the cabinets of a Tuscan landscape. The bedroom has a luxurious king-size bed and a small library of books surrounded by beautiful tapestries and regal furnishings.
In the living room, guests can curl up beside the indoor fireplace on the day bed with a book from the library or watch TV. Large folding doors open to a Juliette balcony beside the fireplace and give guests beautiful views of the Italian streets below. There are two full bathrooms in the apartment, both with showers and stunning flower and bird-themed murals.
This five-star rated apartment is located directly across from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. The Uffizi Gallery is only a 10-minute walk away, and there are many boutique shops just around the corner.
Contemporary Apartment Near Basilica of Santa Croce
This contemporary minimalist apartment is the perfect rental for those looking to stay in an Airbnb in Florence with modern amenities.
The home is decorated with clean white walls and designer furniture that create a fresh and bright feel. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed with built-in USB outlets where guests can easily charge their electronics and a Smart TV that allows access to numerous streaming channels. A forest-themed wallpaper lines the side of the en suite bathroom, which also includes a stunning glass walk-in shower.
Downstairs, guests will find a second half bathroom as well as a full kitchen that is well stocked with all the cooking essentials. In the living room, elements of nature have been brought into the space with a light wooden accent wall. Guests can lounge on the sofa and watch TV or enjoy a meal at the four-person dining table.
This rental is perfect for those staying for long periods as the apartment comes with a washer and dryer. For those traveling with little ones, Superhost Lorenzo can provide a crib and a baby bath.
Spacious Apartment Steps From Ponte Vecchio
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Florence that can sleep three guests and is in a great location, consider this bright Airbnb brought to you by superhost Francesca.
The home has a contemporary and homey feel to it and is decorated with city-themed art. In the living room, guests can access their favorite shows on the Smart TV while lounging on the sofa bed. The bathroom features modern upgrades such as heated towel racks, a large walk-in rain shower, a bidet, and a washing machine. In the bedroom, guests can sleep comfortably on the queen-size bed and set their suitcases up on the luggage rack.
The full kitchen comes well equipped with all the essentials, including a breakfast bar and a complimentary bottle of wine from Francesca’s family winery. For those looking to partake in wine-tasting, Francesca would be happy to book your group in for a winery tour at her family’s estate.
This Florence Airbnb is located in Oltrarno, with many fine dining restaurants and bars nearby. Paid parking is available off the premises.
Apartment With Private Terrace and Parking
Wake up and enjoy a cup of coffee on a quaint private terrace at this beautiful and bright rental apartment in Florence.
The home boasts a very relaxing atmosphere with light gray tones accented by subtle pops of color. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors lead from the living room to the private terrace overlooking a quiet residential square. The home has many modern upgrades, including heated flooring throughout the space. In the living room, there is a Murphy bed, a Smart TV, and a small collection of travel books on Italy. Superhost Chiara has ensured the full kitchen is stocked with everything guests need during their stay, including an espresso machine and a dishwasher.
The bedroom has wall-to-wall cabinets for luggage storage and a cozy queen-size bed. After a day of touring the city under the hot Italian sun, guests can return and cool off in the bathroom’s luxury walk-in rain shower.
This Florence Airbnb is located in San Lorenzo and comes with access to free underground garage parking. There is also a shared laundry room and gated community garden in the apartment complex.
Charming Two-Bedroom Flat
Are you looking for a Florence Airbnb that can sleep the whole family comfortably? Then take a look at this charming contemporary apartment located one block away from the Orto Botanical Gardens.
Skylights and large picture windows bring plenty of natural light into this airy and spacious apartment. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, plenty of storage space, and a full-length mirror, so guests can make sure they are looking picture-perfect for their day touring the sights. In the second bedroom, there is a double bed and a full-length mirror. Superhosts Chiara and Simone can also provide a crib for those traveling with children.
The bathroom boasts warm wooden walls and is complete with a large walk-in shower, a bidet, and heated towel racks. In the kitchen, there is plenty of counter space for cooking and a lovely four-person dining table. Guests can also enjoy their meals on the private patio’s dining set.
Upstairs, there is a cozy loft space with a lounge chair and an assortment of books to choose from. It’s a perfect space for guests to read and relax with a glass of wine.
Luxury Penthouse Apartment With Panoramic Views
This luxury city center apartment has unbeatable panoramic views of Florence from its wrap-around rooftop balcony.
This two-bedroom apartment has been thoughtfully designed with many floor-to-ceiling windows and picture windows that allow for an abundance of natural light into every corner. Most of the home has wall-to-wall windows with access to the balcony.
In the full kitchen, there is a large cooking island equipped with everything needed to prepare a meal. Guests can enjoy their meals at the large six-person dining table under industrial-style hanging light bulbs. The living room is styled with chic yellow furniture and has a Smart TV, so guests can settle in to stream a movie.
In the first bedroom, there is a comfortable double bed and blue French doors leading to the balcony. The second bedroom features a queen-size bed, a sizable library, and French doors leading to the balcony. There is a stunning walk-in rain shower in the bathroom where guests can rinse off after a day in the sun.
The patio, filled with beautiful lush plants and patio furniture, is a perfect place to relax with a glass of wine and enjoy the views.
Quaint Studio Near Uffizi Gallery
This cozy Airbnb in Florence is the ideal rental for couples or solo travelers looking to be close to the central museums.
The apartment is located just steps away from the famous Uffizi Gallery in an area of town known for its street food and unique shops. Other attractions such as the Bargello National Museum and the Basilica of Santa Croce are also within walking distance.
As soon as you enter this home, you will be greeted with a complimentary bottle of wine to help you unwind after your journey. The interior of this home has been furnished with stylish contemporary furniture and colorful artworks, making for a relaxed and functional space.
Guests can cuddle up on the pullout couch while listening to one of the many CDs provided or stream their favorite shows on the Smart TV. The bathroom features beautiful hand-painted tiles and a walk-in shower. In the bedroom area, there is a cozy double bed with a gorgeous handmade headboard and side tables. There is a dishwasher and an espresso machine in the full kitchen and a dining table for four.
If you are looking for one of the best Florence Airbnbs that offers proximity to some of the world’s most renowned cuisine, look no further than this stunning one-bedroom apartment in San Ambrogio.
The neighborhood is one of the oldest in the city, and the building itself dates back to the 15th century. If you want to try some of the best cuisines in Florence, Enoteca Pinchiorri is right around the corner from this home. The restaurant is part of the Les Grande Tables Du Monde association, which is a collection of 179 of the finest dining establishments in the world.
The interior of the home features beautiful high wood ceilings and is decorated in vintage Florentine style, creating a welcoming and warm space. In the bedroom, there is a double bed and an assortment of traditional Florentine antique furniture. The room also has a vintage desk for those looking to get some work done while on holiday.
In the living room, there is a sofa bed and a Smart TV with access to free Amazon Prime streaming. The full kitchen has an espresso machine and a gorgeous wooden dining table. Superhost Carlo has provided all the essentials in the bathroom, including shampoo, conditioner, and soap.
Elegant Apartment for Larger Groups
This stunning apartment is ideal for groups of five or fewer looking for an Airbnb in the city center.
The home is located on the first floor of a 15th-century building with gorgeous vintage windows and painted frescoes on the ceiling. In the bedroom, there is a comfortable double bed where guests can fall asleep gazing up at the traditional Florentine fresco above. In the corner of the room, there is an elegant single sofa bed in case additional bedding is needed.
The living room features four beautiful wooden arched windows that allow for plenty of natural light. There is also a pullout couch and a Smart TV. The full kitchen has plenty of cooking space and includes a minifridge, espresso machine, oven, dishwasher, and more. There is a modern glass walk-in shower in the bathroom where guests can rinse off after a day of wandering the city streets.
Part of the reason this is one of the best Airbnb rentals in Florence is because of its location. It is situated on one of the most elegant streets in the city in the Via della Vigna Nuova neighborhood, an area known for its boutique shops and fabulous dining.
Art-Filled Flat in Santa Croce
This beautiful flat is ideal for couples looking for a traditional and romantic getaway in Florence.
Gorgeous exposed brick walls and wood-beamed ceilings give this apartment a historic feel. Don’t be fooled, though. Many modern upgrades have been made.
In the living room, there is a collection of comfortable contemporary furnishings where guests can unwind and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV. The full kitchen is beautifully updated and well stocked with everything needed to prepare a meal. There is a desk and chair in the bedroom for those who will be working remotely during their stay and a queen-size bed. Guests will find a luxurious walk-in shower and heated towel racks in the bathroom where they can rinse off after a sun-filled day.
This Florence Airbnb is located in the Santa Croce neighborhood, an area known for its narrow medieval streets and authentic cuisine. The Basilica of Santa Croce is only two blocks away and is famously known as the final resting spot of both Michelangelo and Galileo. A small park can be found in front of the apartment, perfect for morning strolls with a cup of coffee.
Exciting, isn’t it? Just the thought of visiting this ancient city is enough to make you want to book a one-way ticket today. One thing is for sure, though. You will have no shortage of things to do while visiting Florence, so you’ll want to make sure you book accommodation that you can rest easy in. Any one of the fantastic rentals listed above is sure to provide an excellent stay. There are a variety of options. Now you just have to pick the best Airbnb in Florence, Italy, for yourself.
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