Kraków is known for its rich history, well-preserved medieval buildings, and unique attractions. Visitors can explore Wawel Royal Castle, text a statue of a dragon to make it breathe fire in real life, or even venture outside the metropolitan area and tour incredible salt mines filled with statues and chandeliers. Of course, the number one thing you must do when visiting Poland is track down the best pierogies in the city!
There is so much to see and do in Kraków that by the end of the day, you will want to return to a top-notch rental so you can get some well-deserved rest. We at Road Affair want that for you, too. That is why we have carefully curated a list of the best Airbnbs in Kraków, so you can spend less time researching and more time packing. All of the listings below are hosted by superhosts and hold Airbnbs Plus badges. For those new to Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a history of providing outstanding hospitality to their guests, and Airbnb Plus is an elite program that highlights exemplary homes that have been in-person verified for quality assurance. That said and done, let’s check out some of these Airbnbs!
Stylish Flat in the Kazimierz District
First up on our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Kraków is this thoughtfully decorated one-bedroom apartment in Kazimierz, the former Jewish quarter.
Inside, the home features a sleek black-and-red motif with exposed brick walls and modern furnishings. In the living room, guests can unwind on the leather sofa bed and stream their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV or listen to music on the Bluetooth speaker. The full kitchen is well stocked with cooking essentials and more, including a washing machine and an espresso machine.
After a day of touring the city, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s luxurious walk-in rain shower, then wrap themselves in a warm towel from the heated towel rack. The bedroom boasts a king-size bed with a memory foam mattress, a bookcase with a small library, and a lounge area.
This Kraków Airbnb is located just a five-minute walk from the Galicia Jewish Museum and the Old Synagogue Museum. There are plenty of restaurants nearby and a few tram stops for easy travel within the city. John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is roughly 50 minutes away by bus and 30 minutes by car.
Bright Attic Apartment Near Saint Florian’s Gate
This bright and spacious apartment rental in Kraków is perfect for couples or solo travelers looking to stay close to Old Town.
The home features modern fittings with vintage décor, creating a stylish and relaxing space. Heated floors throughout the apartment means that guests can stay toasty even during the harsh winter months. In the bedroom, beautiful handmade felt flower artwork hangs above the comfortable double bed. The bathroom boasts a walk-in rain shower and a heated towel rack.
In the full kitchen, guests can enjoy a meal at the three-person dining table under two large skylights. There is also a dishwasher, making clean-up after cooking easy and stress-free. Guests can relax on the couch in the living room and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV or read a book from the small library. This apartment is well equipped for extended stays as well since it comes with a washer and dryer.
This Airbnb in Kraków is located on the outskirts of Old Town, just a short walk from the Princes Czartoryski Museum and the historic Floriańska Street. Kraków Main Station is a 10-minute walk from the home.
Chic Studio Beside Planty Park
If you are planning a weekend getaway with a friend, then consider choosing this gorgeous vacation apartment for rent in Kraków.
The interior of the home boasts a contemporary-modern motif with colorful artwork and an abundance of vibrant plants. In the bedroom, there is a plush king-size bed that can be separated into two single beds. There is also Smart TV and a two-person dining area that can be used as a desk for those working remotely while on holiday.
The full kitchen features sleek black appliances and is stocked with complimentary water bottles courtesy of superhost Anna. In the bathroom, there is a spacious walk-in rain shower and a well-lit vanity that is perfect for getting ready for a night out.
This Kraków Airbnb is located right beside the main greenspace that encircles Old Town. It is a 10-minute walk to Wawel Royal Castle and a five-minute walk to the Cloth Hall and main Old Town square. There are tramline stops right outside of the apartment, making travel throughout the city hassle-free. John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is roughly 40 minutes away by bus and 20 minutes away by car.
Modern Flat With a Terrace Near Old Town
Sip wine in the open air while looking out over a peaceful Polish neighborhood from this stunning short-term rental in Kraków.
The home has a lovely balcony with a bistro set surrounded by plants that is perfect for enjoying evening cocktails or morning coffee. Inside, the flat is fitted with modern and contemporary furnishings, creating a stylish and relaxing space. In the living room, there is a four-person dining table beside a large picture window that allows for plenty of natural light. Guests can unwind on the pullout couch and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV. Superhost Mirosław even gives guests access to his personal Netflix account.
The full kitchen features stainless-steel appliances and a Nespresso coffee maker. In the bedroom, there is a queen-size bed and room-darkening shades, so guests are ensured a good night’s sleep. The bathroom boasts a luxurious walk-in shower stocked with complimentary body soaps and shampoos. There is also a washing machine with laundry detergent provided.
This rental is ideal for those with accessibility needs as there is a step-free path to the apartment as well as inside. There is also a step-free entrance into the shower and a shower chair available for those who require it.
Vintage Retreat in the Kazimierz District
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Kraków that has a more traditional Polish feel but still offers modern amenities, this rental is for you.
Inside, the home has been impeccably decorated and features high ceilings, wood finishes, and a mixture of vintage and modern furnishings. In the living room, guests can relax on the gorgeous cabriole couch and play chess or watch TV. The full kitchen has sleek gray cabinets and plenty of counter space for cooking. Guests can enjoy their meals family-style at the four-person wood dining table.
In the bedroom, there is a large wardrobe for storage and a comfortable king-size bed where guests can enjoy a good night’s rest. The bathroom features a heated towel rack and a walk-in shower, as well as a hairdryer and complimentary bathroom essentials.
This Kraków Airbnb is located in the old Jewish quarter, a short walk from the Old Synagogue Museum and the Kraków New Jewish Cemetery. There are plenty of restaurants nearby, and Old Town is less than a 10-minute walk away. John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is about 45 minutes away by public transit and 30 minutes away by car.
Pet-Friendly Loft in Stradom
This beautifully decorated one-bedroom apartment is perfect for families or groups of up to four looking to be within walking distance to some of the city’s top attractions.
The home is ideally located between the old Jewish quarter and Old Town, about a five-minute walk to both areas. Wawel Royal Castle is roughly a 10-minute walk away, and there is a tram stop right outside the apartment that offers easy transfer to anywhere in the city.
Inside, the home has a modern motif and features a wall-to-wall picture mural of the Kraków city skyline. There are skylights throughout the apartment that let in an abundance of natural light. In the living room, guests can unwind on the couch and stream their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV. Guests will find everything they need to prepare a meal in the full kitchen, including a toaster, a kettle, and cooking utensils. There is also a dishwasher and an espresso machine.
In the bedroom, rustic exposed brick walls add to the personality of the space. Guests can tuck in for a good night’s sleep in the queen-size bed or set up their laptop at the desk and get some work done. The bathroom boasts a spacious walk-in rain shower and heated towel racks.
Superhosts Kris and Paul have done an excellent job of making this home as family-friendly as possible by installing window guards and providing a crib on request for those traveling with infants.
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Fabulous Flat Near the Archaeological Museum
This vacation rental in Kraków is perfect for couples or remote workers looking for a modern apartment close to Old Town.
The home has plenty of natural light and features hardwood floors and brilliant pops of color throughout, creating a stylish and comfortable space. In the bedroom, there is a dedicated workspace with a desk, chair, and lamp that is perfect for those working while on holiday. Guests can cuddle up in the double bed for an afternoon nap or head out to the living and relax on the couch while watching TV.
The kitchen has all the essentials for preparing a meal, including chef’s knives, a toaster, and a cutting board. Complimentary coffee and sugar are also provided. In the bathroom, there is a luxurious walk-in rain shower and a well-lit vanity. Superhosts Dina and Mirek also provide two umbrellas for guests to use, just in case it rains.
This Airbnb in Kraków is located just a short walk from the Archeological Museum, Wawel Royal Castle, and Old Town. The Kraków Zoo is only 25 minutes away by public transit, and John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is 35 minutes away by bus.
Wielopole Street Retreat
This stunning vacation home for rent in Kraków has been impeccably designed and decorated in a sleek modern motif, creating an upscale and relaxing space.
In the living room, guests can curl up on the black leather sectional couch and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart TV. The kitchen boasts stainless-steel appliances and a wall-mounted Smart TV so guests can cook along with their favorite YouTube cooking channels while preparing a meal. There is also a dishwasher and an espresso machine.
The bedroom features room-darkening shades, a plush queen-size bed, a luggage rack, and a TV. There is also a large closet for storage, and a crib is available upon request. In the bathroom, there is a unique checkered tiling that runs along the walls and a walk-in rain shower. The space is also well equipped for those planning a long stay as it has a washing machine and dryer.
This Kraków Airbnb is ideally located between the old Jewish quarter and Old Town, both being less than a five-minute walk away. There are also plenty of bars and fine dining establishments nearby.
Cozy Studio Near the Kraków Opera House
This beautifully decorated studio apartment rental in Kraków is perfect for couples or solo travelers planning on visiting the opera while on holiday.
The home is located just a short five-minute walk from the Kraków Opera House and the Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University. Old Town is also just a short walk away, and John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is roughly 50 minutes away by public transit.
Inside, the home has been decorated in a contemporary motif and features high ceilings and plenty of lush plants. The bedroom area boasts a built-in closet, a king-size pillow-top mattress, and room-darkening shades to ensure guests get the best night’s sleep possible. In the living area, there is a Smart TV, a reading chair, and a desk, perfect for those working remotely while on holiday.
There is plenty of counter space at the kitchenette for preparing meals, and guests can enjoy their morning cup of coffee at the breakfast bar. The bathroom features whitewashed exposed brick walls and a luxury stand-alone steam shower.
The Black-and-White Apartment
This luxury rental apartment in Kraków is perfect for those looking for an upscale rental near Old Town.
Inside, the home has been impeccably decorated in a modern motif and features high-end finishes and heated floors throughout. The full kitchen has a sleek black design and includes an espresso machine, a dishwasher, and an electric kettle. There is also a high-top dining table for four. In the living room, guests can relax on the day bed and watch TV or enjoy a cup of tea while looking out of the large windows.
The loft-style bedroom features a plush king-size bed and room-darkening shades. After a long day of touring the city, guests can return for a relaxing rinse in the bathroom’s walk-in shower.
This beautiful Airbnb in Kraków is located just a five-minute walk from Old Town and a 15-minute walk from the Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University. There are plenty of restaurants and pubs nearby, and guests have access to paid parking just down the street.
Two-Bedroom Flat With a Sauna
This gorgeous apartment is one of the best Kraków Airbnbs for families and groups of up to four.
Inside, the home has a light and bright feel with high ceilings, large windows, and colorful accents. Coffee lovers can choose to start their morning off with a cup of joe from either the French press or the Italian espresso machine. Curl up and enjoy your coffee in the window reading nook or at the four-person dining table.
In the living, there is a comfortable couch and a Smart TV where guests can gather for a family movie night. The living room also doubles as a second bedroom and features a large wardrobe and a double bed. In the second bedroom, there is a set of dresser drawers, a double bed, and room-darkening shades. After a day of exploring nearby attractions, guests can enjoy a relaxing steam in the bathroom’s private sauna, then rinse off in the walk-in shower.
Superhosts Ania and Jan have done an outstanding job of stocking the home with family-friendly amenities, such as a high chair, a crib, and children’s toys and books.
This Kraków Airbnb is located in the Piasek Północ neighborhood, just a three-minute walk from Old Town.
Historic Home Near Piedmont Market Square
This spacious rental apartment in Kraków is perfect for couples or groups of friends.
The home is located in the neighborhood of Stare Podgórze, surrounded by clubs, bars, restaurants, and attractions. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Kraków Eye, and Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory are just a 15-minute walk away. John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport is roughly an hour away by public transit.
Inside, the home has a rustic-vintage motif with high ceilings and tall windows. The living room is filled with lush plants, and guests can unwind on the sofa bed while watching a movie on the Smart TV. There is also a small library of books and magazines to peruse. In the kitchen, there are stainless-steel appliances and heated floors. Guests don’t need to stress about washing up after cooking here, as the home is equipped with a dishwasher.
In the bedroom, there is plenty of storage space for clothes and suitcases, as well as a comfortable king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress. The bathroom boasts a glass walk-in shower and a washing machine, perfect for those planning an extended stay.
Charming Flat With a Balcony
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Kraków that has a balcony so you can enjoy evening cocktails in the open air, then superhost Agata has the Airbnb for you.
Inside, the home has a modern motif with gray tones and colorful accents. In the bedroom, guests can close the curtains and cuddle up in the king-size memory foam bed for a good night’s rest. The bathroom features a spacious, well-lit vanity, a walk-in rain shower, and a washing machine.
Guests will find all the cooking essentials in the full kitchen, along with an espresso machine and a three-person breakfast table. In the living room, there is a pullout couch, making this rental suitable for up to four guests.
This gorgeous apartment is located in the old Jewish district of Kazimierz. There are numerous dining options just a short walk from the home and plenty of pubs nearby. Old Town is less than a 10-minute walk away, and the Wawel Royal Castle is 15 minutes away on foot.
The Cloud Studio
This boho-inspired flat in the old Jewish quarter is the perfect Airbnb in Kraków for those who enjoy staying in uniquely designed spaces.
Inside, the home has an eclectic motif with modern furnishings and industrial-style lighting. In the bedroom area, there is a trail of soft white pillows that leads from above the king-size bed all the way up onto the ceiling. There is also a clothes rack and a large mirror, perfect for getting ready. The bathroom has a well-lit vanity, and the heated floors mean that guests can stay warm after their shower.
In the living room, there is a stylish black sofa, a TV, a fireplace, and a desk, perfect for anyone planning on working remotely while on holiday. Guests can prepare a coffee with the full kitchen’s espresso machine and enjoy their breakfast at the two-person dining table.
This beautiful Airbnb in Kraków is located just a block away from the famous Schindler’s List Passage. There are plenty of pubs and upscale bars just steps away, and the Museum of Municipal Engineering is only a five-minute walk away. Old Town is roughly a 20-minute walk away or 10 minutes away by tram.
Rustic-Modern Loft in the Kazimierz District
This incredible short-term rental in Kraków is ideally located just a short walk from Old Town in the former Jewish quarter.
There are plenty of restaurants and bars just outside this flat, and the Miodowa tram stop is only a block away. Guests can walk five minutes down the street and find the Old Synagogue Museum and Galicia Jewish Museum, or walk 15 minutes the other way and reach Old Town.
Inside, the apartment features exposed brick walls, tall windows, and contemporary furnishings. In the living room, guests can lounge on the large sectional sofa bed and use the projector to have a movie night. There is ample counter space in the kitchen for preparing a meal, and there is also an espresso machine and breakfast bar. The dining area has a two-person dining table and a vintage record player with a vinyl collection.
There is a comfortable double bed in the loft-style bedroom, making this rental suitable for up to four guests. In the bathroom, there is a spacious walk-in rain shower and a heated towel rack. This apartment is well suited for those planning an extended stay as it comes equipped with a washing machine.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Kraków! Regardless of which rental you choose, we know you will have an amazing time visiting the city. It is the land of kielbasa and pierogies, after all! So take advantage of everything this incredible city has to offer and enjoy every minute of your holiday in Kraków.