When people think of Havana, they often think of colorful streets and fine cigars. While those things are definitely present in the city, there are plenty of other things to see and do! Visitors can learn about Havana’s history at the Museum of the Revolution, enjoy world-famous mojitos at La Bodeguita del Medio, and stroll along the white sand of Playas del Este. And don’t forget to indulge in some seriously mouthwatering dishes, like comida criolla and ropa vieja.
Often when planning a holiday, finding top-notch accommodation can be the hardest part. You’ll spend hours scrolling through hundreds of rentals, trying to find the perfect one. Well, we here at Road Affair are here to help! We have carefully crafted a list of the best Airbnbs in Havana so that you can spend more time packing and less time planning. All of the homes listed are hosted by Airbnb superhosts. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a track record of providing outstanding hospitality to their guests.
Colorful Home in Old Havana
Kicking off our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Havana is this stunning one-bedroom apartment in Old Havana.
The home features a classic Spanish motif with arched doorways, colorful décor, and large windows. In the bedroom, there are large windows with shutters, an entrance to the terrace, and a double bed as well as a single bed. There is also a desk for those working remotely. In the bathroom, superhost Emilia supplies complimentary shampoo, shower gel, and a blow dryer.
The full kitchen is equipped with a Delonghi stainless-steel gas oven and stove, as well as a rice maker, a blender, and an espresso machine. Emilia also stocks the kitchen with fresh fruit and snacks. Guests can enjoy their meals at the dining table or head out to the patio dining table. In the living room, there are comfortable traditional furnishings and a small library of books. The patio is quite spacious and features an outdoor kitchen, sun loungers, and plenty of lush tropical plants.
This Havana Airbnb is less than a 10-minute walk from some of the best attractions in the city, including the Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, the Plaza de la Catedral, and the Castillo de la Real Fuerza.
Elegant Mansion With a Rooftop Terrace
If you are looking for a luxurious pet-friendly vacation rental in Havana, then this five-bedroom Airbnb is for you.
The home comes with a 24-hour concierge service that can help you book dinner reservations and excursions. There is also an on-site maid service that prepares a delectable breakfast every morning. Guests can enjoy a game of billiards in the entertainment room or get some work done at the desk in the library. At the end of a long day, head to the rooftop terrace to enjoy a cocktail while taking in breathtaking views of the city.
Four of the bedrooms are equipped with double beds and wardrobes. In the fifth bedroom, there are two comfortable double beds, making this rental suitable for up to 10 guests. Both bathrooms boast a shower/tub combo and gold finishes that add to the elegant style of the home. Guests can relax on plush sofas and watch TV in the living room or whip up a snack in the gorgeous chef’s kitchen.
This incredible Airbnb in Havana is located in the Vedado neighborhood, just a short walk from the Museo de Artes Decorativas. Guests also have access to free on-site parking.
Pet-Friendly Apartment in Old Havana
If you are on the hunt for an apartment in Havana that allows your furry companions to stay, then superhosts Yisel and Ramon have the Airbnb for you.
Inside, the home features a modern motif with colorful décor and luxury finishes. Wake up and make a coffee using the high-end espresso maker in the full kitchen or opt to have breakfast made for you every morning. Yisel and Roman also stock the apartment with beer, rum, snacks, and more that are available to purchase. Guests can enjoy their cup of joe in the open air of the balcony or in the living room while watching the morning news.
The master bedroom has a queen-size bed and doors that open to the balcony with a city view. There is also an en suite bathroom with a walk-in rain shower. In the second bedroom, guests can opt to have two single beds or a king-size bed.
This lovely Airbnb in Havana offers free on-site parking and is within walking distance to many restaurants and shops. The Museum of the Revolution and the National Museum of Fine Arts are a five-minute walk away, and the Castillo de la Real Fuerza is less than a 10-minute walk away.
Two-Bedroom Apartment With Ocean Views
Enjoy a cup of coffee while watching the sunrise over the Castillo De Los Tres Reyes Del Morro at this incredible rental apartment in Havana.
Guests can enjoy spectacular ocean views from this contemporary apartment. The home has been fitted with gorgeous wood furnishings and large casement windows to let in the fresh sea air. In the living room, guests can relax on the loveseat and read a book or watch a movie on the flatscreen TV. All the cooking essentials can be found in the full kitchen, including a blender to make margaritas, a toaster, and a coffee maker. Guests can enjoy their meals at the four-person dining table or on the patio dining set.
In the master bedroom, there is a comfortable queen-size bed and a dresser with plenty of storage space for clothes. The second bedroom is perfect for kids and features two single beds, as well as room-darkening shades. There is one half bathroom and one full bathroom with a tub/shower combo.
This beautiful Havana Airbnb is located at the edge of Old Havana around the corner from the Museum of the Revolution. Guests also have access to free on-site parking.
Modern Flat Near Callejon de Hamel
This gorgeous pet-friendly flat is perfect for couples or solo travelers looking to rent an apartment in Havana.
Inside, the home is quite spacious and boasts a modern motif. Guests can purchase rum, beer, and snacks in the kitchenette or whip up a meal using the microwave or stove. The bedroom features a single bed and queen-size bed, along with a TV, a small reading area, and a safe.
In the bathroom, there is a well-lit vanity stocked with a hair dryer, perfect for getting ready for a night on the town. There is also a spacious walk-in shower. The apartment is also ideal for long stays as it comes equipped with a washer and dryer.
This cozy flat offers access to both free street parking and free on-site parking. Callejon de Hamel, a popular alley for street art and rumba music, is roughly a 10-minute walk away. Quinta de Los Molinos is a 15-minute walk away, and there are plenty of restaurants steps away from the home. José Martí International Airport is 30 minutes away by car.
Habana Mía Panorama
Enjoy incredible views of the National Capital Building from this one-bedroom apartment in Havana.
The home is located less than a five-minute walk from the Parque de la Fraternidad, the Entrada del Barrio Chino, and the Palacio Balboa. The Grand Theater of Havana is a short walk down the street, and there are plenty of restaurants and grocery stores nearby.
Inside, the home boasts a contemporary style with colorful décor and comfortable furnishings. In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch with a magazine or enjoy a meal at the breakfast bar. There is also a Bluetooth speaker. The kitchenette is stocked with all the essentials for preparing a meal, including a stovetop, a microwave, and a full-size fridge. Guests can enjoy their morning coffee on the balcony while overlooking the Parque de la Fraternidad and the National Capital Building.
In the bedroom, there is a TV, a couch, and a cozy double bed. After a long day of touring the city, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower.
Elegant Flat Near Memorial Granma
This stunning Airbnb in Havana is ideally located in Old Havana, within walking distance of some of the city’s top attractions.
The home boasts a colonial-modern motif with elegant décor and deep blue walls. In the bedroom, guests can open all the doors to the balcony and relax in the plush double bed while feeling the fresh air. An air mattress and a crib are also available. The bathroom has sleek red and gray tiling, as well as a bidet, tub, and shower.
There is plenty of counter space for cooking in the full kitchen, which also features stainless-steel appliances. In the family room, there is a four-person dining table and rocking chairs, perfect for enjoying a cup of coffee and reading. Superhosts Dalena and Desio have done an excellent job of making their home as family-friendly as possible by offering amenities like children’s books, toys, and a travel crib.
The flat is just a short walk from the Museum of the Revolution, the Museum of Fine Arts, and the Paseo del Prado. There are also plenty of bars, and restaurants just steps away from the home and a grocery store three blocks away.
Family-Friendly Flat Near Museo Abel Santamaría
This one-bedroom apartment in Vedado is perfect for couples or families looking for a rental in a quiet neighborhood.
Guests of this Airbnb will be given a Cuban cell phone to use during their vacation and can arrange airport transfers with the host for an additional $30. Inside, the home has a contemporary vibe with black-and-white checkered floors and stylish wood accents. In the living room, there are large picture windows that guests can peer out of while lounging on the sectional sofa. The kitchen boasts beautiful wood cabinetry and is stocked with rum, beer, wine, and more, all available for purchase. Enjoy a cocktail while listening to music on the vinyl record player and planning the next day’s adventures.
Guests can close the curtains and snuggle into the comfortable queen-size bed in the bedroom for a well-deserved night’s rest. The bathroom is equipped with a well-lit vanity, a blow dryer, and a walk-in shower.
Superhost Mario and Jolie have gone above and beyond to make their home as family-friendly as possible by providing amenities like a baby bath, a changing table, window guards, a baby gate, outlet covers, and much more!
Traditional Cuban Apartment Near Universidad de la Habana
If you are looking for a short-term rental in Havana that has a more traditional Cuban feel to the space, then superhost Luis Alberto has the place for you.
The home’s interior has been beautifully decorated with antique décor and features exposed brick walls and plenty of natural light. In the living room, guests can relax in one of the rocking chairs or lounge seats to watch TV or read a book from the small collection. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for preparing meals, as well as a breakfast bar and a four-person dining table. After a day of touring the city, guests can head out to the terrace to enjoy a glass of wine in the open air.
In the bedroom, there is a double bed along with a safety lock box to store valuables. The bathroom features a spacious walk-in shower and a vanity with a built-in makeup mirror.
This Havana Airbnb comes with access to free street parking. The Universidad de la Habana and Napoleon Museum are less than a 10-minute walk away, and Old Havana is under 15 minutes away by car.
Cozy Apartment in Old Town Square
Stay and play in the center of Old Havana at this incredible one-bedroom Airbnb on the corner of Plaza Vieja.
Guests will be just a few short steps from fabulous restaurants, popular bars, and museums. The historic Obispo Street is less than a 10-minute walk away, and the Plaza de San Francisco de Asís is about a five-minute walk away.
Inside, the home has a traditional feel with high ceilings, gorgeous tiled floors, and wood accents. In the living room, guests can lounge on contemporary furnishings and take a nap on the pullout couch or read a book. The balcony overlooks the square and is the perfect spot to people-watch while enjoying a classic Cuban rum and cigar. Superhost Maylin has done an excellent job of stocking the full kitchen with extra appliances, such as a blender, a rice maker, and a kettle. Guests can enjoy their meals at the four-person dining table.
In the bedroom, there is a comfortable king-size bed and built-in storage for clothes and suitcases. The bathroom vanity is perfect for getting ready as it has a built-in makeup mirror, a well-lit mirror, and a blow dryer.
This is one of the best Havana Airbnbs for couples or solo travelers looking for an elegant and traditional rental in the city.
This pet-friendly home is located on the historic Obispo Street in Old Havana, which is lined with shops and cafés. Guests will be just mere steps to restaurants, shops, and other boutique shops. The National Museum of Fine Arts and Parque Central are less than a five-minute walk away. Guests also have access to free on-site parking.
Inside, the home has an elegant-traditional motif with an open floor plan, colorful décor, and stylish furnishings. After a day of touring the sights, guests can enjoy a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower. In the bedroom, there is a plush queen-size bed and a crib available for those traveling with little ones.
There are stainless-steel appliances in the kitchen, along with a four-person dining table for guests to enjoy meals family-style. A gorgeous red couch acts as the focal point in the living room, and guests can lounge and read a magazine or have their morning cup of coffee. The balcony overlooks the busy street below and is the perfect place to kick back with a glass of wine.
Two-Bedroom Apartment in Old Havana
If you are looking for a vacation apartment for rent in Havana that is within walking distance to main attractions and can sleep up to four guests, this Airbnb is for you.
Inside, the home features a contemporary motif with wood accents and high ceilings. In the family room, guests can gather around the four-person wood dining table and play cards or enjoy a meal together. The kitchenette has all the basic necessities, including a stovetop, a coffee maker, and cooking spices. For an additional $5 per person, superhost Dunia will cook you breakfast. After a day of adventuring, guests can relax on the terrace with a bottle of wine and enjoy the tropical breeze.
The two bedrooms each have two single beds that can be pushed together for alternative sleeping arrangements. They also have built-in closets and access to the balcony. There are two bathrooms, each with a walk-in shower.
This outstanding Airbnb in Havana is located just a short walk from the National Capital Building in Old Havana. There are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby, and José Martí International Airport is 35 minutes away by car.
Elegant Flat in Vedado
This gorgeous and bright apartment rental in Havana is ideal for families or business travelers looking for a more modern Airbnb.
The home is located just a short walk from the López Serrano Building and the Wall of Flags. The Acuario Nacional and Old Havana are just over a 10-minute drive away. Guests also have access to free on-site parking.
Inside, the home features a modern-contemporary motif with exposed stone walls and stylish furnishings. In the living room, guests gather on the massive sectional sofa and have a movie night or plan their next day’s adventures. The kitchenette has a stovetop burner, a blender, and a microwave. Guests can enjoy their meals at the breakfast bar or at the dining table.
In the bedroom, there are two single beds and a sofa bed that is ideal for small children. Superhost Alexei has done a great job of providing family-friendly amenities, such as a crib, a high chair, and a changing table. She has also babyproofed the apartment with outlet covers and window guards. Bedtime baths are easy, too, as the bathroom comes equipped with a tub/shower combo.
Colorful Loft With a Rooftop Lounge
This playful loft in Old Town is the perfect retreat for solo travelers or couples looking for a pet-friendly rental.
Inside, the home has a boho-inspired motif with funky décor, exposed brick walls, and modern furnishings. In the living room, guests relax on the hammock with a book or unwind on the couch and listen to music on the radio. The kitchen is fitted with stainless-steel appliances, as well as a blender, rice maker, and coffee maker. Guests can enjoy a cocktail on the private balcony or head up to the rooftop terrace to enjoy fantastic views of the city.
In the bedroom, there is a plush queen-size bed and a built-in closet. The bathroom boasts a gorgeous antique vanity stocked with complimentary shampoo, shower gel, and soap.
This incredible Havana Airbnb is located in Old Havana, just a short walk from the Museo del Ron Havana Club and Old Town Square. There are plenty of restaurants and bars within walking distance, and guests have access to free street parking.
Charming Colonial Apartment Near Estación Central de Ferrocarriles
This lovely two-bedroom flat is ideally located in Old Havana near the central train station and the José Martí Birthplace Museum. Guests will be less than a 10-minute walk from the Almacenes San José Artisans’ Market, and there are plenty of restaurants nearby.
Inside, the home is fitted with beautiful abstract art pieces and a mixture of vintage and contemporary furnishings, creating a stylish and comfortable space. In the front hall, guests can choose a book from the small library and head to the living room to read and enjoy a cup of coffee. The full kitchen comes equipped with stainless-steel appliances and lots of counter space for preparing meals. Breakfast is available for guests at an additional cost.
Both bedrooms feature queen-size beds and storage for suitcases and clothes. One bedroom has an open wet-room bathroom with a walk-in shower and the second bathroom also has a walk-in shower. There is a quaint balcony where guests can enjoy a glass of wine and watch the hustle and bustle of the street below.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Havana, Cuba! We know that you’re bound to have an unforgettable vacation no matter which of these rentals you choose. Just remember to drink lots of water and wear sunscreen because the Caribbean sun is no joke!