As the cultural hub of Slovenia, Ljubljana is filled with historic sites and romantic draws that you definitely don’t want to miss. Its famed castle and historic architecture create a fairy tale atmosphere, and its lively waterfront establishments and vibrant food and drink scene are sure to keep you entertained. Named one of Europe’s greenest cities, the capital is surrounded by sprawling parks and gardens and luscious green hillsides. Since the city is also relatively small and accessible, visitors can enjoy attractive natural scenery, unique medieval attractions, and trendy urban establishments with one pleasant stroll.
What follows is a vast and varied list of some of the best Airbnbs in Ljubljana. We want to make sure that each of these Airbnbs offers a top-rated stay, so most of the following rentals are presided over by superhosts and some even boast Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a proven history of providing exceptional hospitality, and Airbnb Plus is an exclusive program that highlights exemplary homes verified by in-person inspection. All of these Airbnbs also offer high-speed Wi-Fi, making them well suited to all of your indoor entertainment and work-from-home needs.
Light-Filled Apartment Overlooking the River
First up is a unique vacation apartment for rent in Ljubljana with a Scandinavian-style interior and calming river views.
This exclusive rental boasts Airbnb Plus status and comes with a ton of modern amenities, including a Smart TV, a washer, a dishwasher, and an elevator in the building. The one-bedroom apartment is furnished with a double bed and makes a spacious stay for single guests, couples, and small families. Characterized by light-colored décor and massive windows, the bright living area offers a comfy couch, a convenient desk space, and an impressive selection of books in various languages. There is also a separate full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a wooden dining table, and the full bathroom features bright yellow tiles, heated floors, and a heated towel rack.
Nestled in the Old Town residential area, the apartment is within walking distance of several popular attractions, including Triple Bridge, Preseren Square, and the Central Market.
Refurbished Loft Near Tivoli Park
Another sunny Airbnb Plus with a convenient location, this stylish loft makes a comfortable stay for up to four guests.
The interior boasts a 1930s-inspired style with an Art Deco design, colorful accents, and vibrant artwork. With a pitched roof and large skylights, the apartment gets a ton of natural light. There are two gorgeous living rooms in the rental, one which offers a sofa bed, a record player, and stylish Barcelona chairs, and another that offers a grand window with mountain views and a luxurious velvet green chaise longue. There is also a full kitchen with modern appliances and an adjoining dining room, and the full bathroom boasts a heated towel rack and a rain-style walk-in shower. With a king-size bed, a memory foam mattress, and a convenient workspace, the spacious bedroom promises deep relaxation.
Located right across the street from Tivoli Park, this central Ljubljana Airbnb is just a 15-minute walk away from the city’s historic center. Without traveling very far, guests can enjoy a relaxing day among the Tivoli Gardens or grab a bite to eat at the nearby Union Brewery.
Tranquil Urban Pad
For an equally stunning Airbnb Plus property with a bit more space, check out this two-bedroom, one-bathroom rental located just 20 minutes away from downtown.
Abstract artwork and sleek black furnishings add to the chic interior design of this stylish urban apartment. Each of the spacious bedrooms is furnished with a comfy double bed, and the larger of the two even offers balcony access. In the bright and airy living room, you’ll find an elevated sitting area next to a large wall of windows, several indoor plants, and colorful well-stocked bookshelves. There is also a full kitchen with modern hanging lights, stainless-steel appliances, and a convenient breakfast bar, and the private balcony comes furnished with another small dining table. The apartment is pet-friendly, and additional amenities include a washer, an elevator in the building, and free parking on the premises.
This relaxing abode is set in a very quiet neighborhood with a lot of green spaces, making it one of the best Airbnb rentals in Ljubljana for a tranquil retreat. With public transportation, shops, and local eateries all just a short walk away, the apartment is also convenient and well connected.
Renovated Apartment in the Historic Center
For a centrally located Airbnb in Ljubljana with a homey atmosphere and an impressive selection of amenities, check out this comfy two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment near the river.
Up to five guests can stay in the home, which is furnished with two comfy queen-size beds and a convenient living room sofa bed. The open-space living area also comes equipped with a small dining table and a full kitchen with modern appliances. The main bedroom is very private and features a rustic, exposed brick wall, and the second bedroom can be found off of the living room enclosed in glass walls and privacy curtains. There is also a private balcony overlooking the river, and the several windows in the apartment provide brilliant views of the surrounding historic architecture. The apartment is well equipped for longer stays and also offers free bike rentals and luggage drop-off.
Ljubljana Castle and the river are both just a short stroll away from this convenient rental apartment in the historic center. Also within walking distance, you’ll find Dragon Bridge, Triple Bridge, Central Market, and Town Hall.
Green Retreat Near Castle Hill
Nestled within the lush greenery that surrounds Ljubljana Castle, this central hillside retreat offers a tranquil stay in a safe neighborhood.
Surrounded by a picturesque yard, gardens, and plum trees, this charming apartment rental offers a very special stay. The interior is newly furnished with stylish pieces and a practical layout. In the combining living room and sleeping area, you’ll find a Smart TV, a dining table, a plush king-size bed, and a comfy sofa that can be converted into a queen-size bed. The apartment also comes with a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a full bathroom. There are several amenities that your host will provide upon request, including baby gear, books, games, a hammock, and a sun lounger.
Few rental apartments in Ljubljana offer the beautiful natural scenery and convenient positioning of this cozy apartment rental. Although the building is right in the city center, it’s hillside location makes it feel remote and relaxing. Guests can walk up the hill to explore the land and check out the nearby castle, or walk a few minutes down the hill to access urban attractions and pedestrianized roads.
Old Town Gem
If you’re looking for a convenient Ljubljana Airbnb surrounded by lively urban attractions, check out this Old Town studio.
The apartment is located in one of the oldest buildings in the area but has been completely renovated to include modern amenities and high-end finishes like the wall-mounted Smart TV and the full marble bathroom with an oversized walk-in shower. Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the spacious studio is furnished with a luxurious king-size bed, a charming window seat, and a convenient dining table that doubles as a desk. There is also a modern kitchenette with an electric cooktop and a minifridge.
This studio Airbnb in Ljubljana is set directly in the city center but offers a calm and peaceful stay facing a quiet patio.
This unique studio apartment rental in Ljubljana is constructed entirely from ecological materials and makes a cozy stay for solo travelers and couples.
The interior is mostly filled with wooden furnishings and connects with a quaint covered patio, which lets in a ton of fresh air and natural light. Furnished with a king-size bed and a sofa bed, the small space is ideal for one or two guests but can sleep up to three people. There is also a small dining table with bench seating, a full kitchen with full-size appliances, and a private full bathroom with a luxurious walk-in shower and a washing machine.
Tucked away in a very quiet neighborhood about 15 minutes away from the city center, the studio is very convenient and affordable for the location.
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Huge Riverside Flat
With three large bedrooms and a central waterfront location, this is one of the best Ljubljana Airbnbs for large groups of friends and family.
Situated right on the bank of the Ljubljana River, this incredible Airbnb boasts an extremely generous amount of outdoor space, especially for a rental near the city center. Guests can enjoy a massive covered terrace with a summer kitchen and a sound system, a private canoe, and a spacious yard with gardens and a firepit. Inside, you’ll find 1.5 bathrooms, two double beds, one single bed, and a large living room with an extra sofa bed and a cozy indoor fireplace. There is also a modern full kitchen with a breakfast bar and a separate formal dining room with colorful seats and vibrant decorations. Your host will provide a travel crib, a high chair, children’s books and toys, and even babysitter recommendations if you are traveling with kids. Additional amenities include a washing machine and free parking on the premises.
Although this one-of-a-kind rental is completely surrounded by nature, the city center is only a 10-minute walk away. Imagine spending an adventure-packed day in the city or an exciting night out on the town and then strolling home to your very own nature retreat.
Exclusive Central Apartment
Walk to all major attractions from this centrally located and beautifully appointed Airbnb in Ljubljana.
The studio is filled with extra special touches such as international electrical sockets, USB ports, an Illy coffee machine, and a super-silent dishwasher. Top-of-the-line finishes and custom-made furniture will make your stay feel especially luxurious, and the apartment is very spacious for a studio with a convenient privacy wall dividing the TV area and the sleeping nook. Up to four guests can stay in the home, which offers a living room sofa bed and a comfy king-size bed set against an artistic accent wall with a mural of the city. There is also a full gourmet kitchen with brand-new appliances and a four-person dining table, and the bathroom is sparkling clean and equipped with a heated towel rack, a walk-in shower, a washer and dryer, and a full selection of high-end complimentary toiletries.
Since it can be very difficult to find parking in the city center, your host graciously includes free parking in the parking garage next door. There are also two electric car chargers right in front of the home, and if you’re relying on public transportation, the main train station is just 600 meters away.
Cute Apartment on Trubarjeva Street
Situated on the vibrant and dynamic Trubarjeva Street, this riverside apartment is surrounded by small shops, bars, and restaurants.
The sunny studio rental is pet-friendly and furnished with one double bed and a twin-size trundle, making it suitable for up to three guests. With an all-white interior and high windows, the apartment is cheerful and bright. There is a modern kitchenette with an electric cooktop and a small dining table for enjoying meals at home, and the full bathroom boasts a walk-in shower with decorative frosted glass. Modern amenities include a convenient washer and a TV visible from both of the beds.
Although this unique vacation rental in Ljubljana boasts a popular and energetic location, its position against the river promises a quiet and pleasant stay.
Luxurious Apartment With a Private Patio
Rent an apartment in Ljubljana with a brand-new interior and a central location tucked away from the crowded tourist areas.
This colorful one-bedroom apartment is situated on the ground floor of a modern apartment building and comes with a luxurious private patio surrounded by green hedges and furnished with an outdoor dining table. The interior is bright and modern with a fully equipped kitchen, a central dining area, and a spacious full bathroom. The bedroom area is furnished with a high-end king-size bed, and there is a spacious living area with a sofa bed and a wall-mounted Smart TV. Additional amenities include free bike rentals, free in-unit laundry facilities, and baby gear available upon request.
Located on a quiet street just 10 minutes away from the historic center, this Ljubljana Airbnb offers guests the best of both worlds. Free underground parking is provided, and long-term stays are welcome, for which extra cleaning services are available. With an ideal location and exceptional selection of amenities, you’ll likely never want to leave.
Unique Artistic Loft
The stunning architecture and spacious open floor plan of this colorful urban loft makes for a one-of-a-kind stay in the city center.
Colorful artwork and vibrant art-themed décor offer a unique and cheerful stay, and three double beds and 1.5 bathrooms make the home suitable for up to six guests. Atop the large mezzanine, you’ll find two separate sleeping areas and the full bathroom, and the third bed is located underneath. The main floor also offers a sizable sitting area, a defined dining space, and a full kitchen with a modern stove and an oven. Guests can park for free on the premises, and there is a convenient washer and dryer in the apartment, making this a great choice for longer stays. Feel free to bring your pets, as they are welcome in the home at no additional charge.
Set in a former tobacco factory, this central Airbnb in Ljubljana is right next door to a great bar and restaurant, which offers weekly jazz nights and beer and wine tastings. Historic sites like the famous Ljubljana Castle are also just a short walk away.
Jungle-Themed Apartment Overlooking the Castle
Known as the jungle in the sky, this scenic short-term rental in Ljubljana is designed with colorful accents and lively indoor plants.
The tropical atmosphere is sure to put you in the vacation spirit, and the large wall of windows provides stunning views of Ljubljana’s Old Town and castle. The focal point of the rental is the relaxing lounge area, which is complete with cozy pillows and fun instruments. There is also a fully equipped kitchen with a small dining table, wooden cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless-steel appliances, and the full bathroom offers unlimited hot water and a washing machine. The single bedroom continues the jungle theme and is furnished with a queen-size bed, making for a fun and comfortable stay ideal for solo travelers and couples.
Perched on the edge of the Old Town, the apartment is not only perfect for viewing the city but also for exploring. It even sits right on the famous Trubarjeva Street, where you’ll find incredible eateries, galleries, and artisanal shops. Dragon Bridge and Central Market are also just a short stroll away.
Central Garden Studio
This charming nature-themed studio overlooks a peaceful park and makes a relaxing stay for one or two guests.
With soaring high ceilings and large windows, the open space offers an efficient layout that doesn’t feel too cramped or crowded. Nestled in the corner of the apartment, the queen-size bed is extremely comfy and surrounded by bookshelves and lively indoor plants. There is also a projector situated above the bed that allows you to enjoy a full theater experience while snuggled under the covers. Next to the small dining area is a well-equipped kitchenette that is stocked with all of the best cooking utensils and supplies, and the spacious full bathroom offers an oversized walk-in shower and a convenient washing machine.
Located on the edge of the center’s pedestrian area, this convenient Ljubljana Airbnb offers guests the best of both worlds. The rental is easily accessible by car, but the neighborhood is still very central and walkable. The main train station is only a five-minute walk away, as is the famed Tivoli Park.
Modern Apartment in Tivoli Park
Wrapping up our list of the best Airbnbs in Ljubljana is a beautifully appointed studio located right inside Tivoli Park.
With an original exposed brick wall, oak hardwood floors, and premium finishes crafted from only the best materials, this high-end flat offers a five-star stay. The peaceful space is decorated with neutral-toned accents and is furnished with a memory foam king-size bed, making it ideal for solo travelers and couples. There is a massive and luxurious full bathroom with unique tilework and a rain-style walk-in shower as well as a deep soaking tub next to a bright frosted-glass window. The modern kitchenette features striking black cabinetry and exposed brick accents and sits adjacent to a wooden dining table for two. In front of the relaxing sofa bed, you’ll find a large TV, and additional amenities include heated floors and premium cotton linens. Long-term stays are welcomed, and the climate-controlled interior makes this lovely flat comfortable year round.
The rental can be accessed by a gravel road leading from the park’s parking lot. The surroundings are very peaceful and filled with nature, but all of the city’s main attractions are just a short walk away. If you’re interested in this stellar apartment but you’re traveling with a larger group, the flat can be joined with the neighboring apartment, and the combined living space can host up to four people.
With such a unique array of attractions and gorgeous surrounding greenery, Ljubljana is one of the best little cities in Europe. Hopefully this list helps you find a stellar stay!