An iconic port city in the south of France, Marseille is best known for its picturesque neighborhoods, breathtaking waterfront, and hip cosmopolitan attractions. Modern architecture and historic masterpieces make up the stunning cityscape, and on top of its trendy urban appeal, the city also boasts an alluring selection of beautiful beaches.
Whether you’re looking for an exciting adventure or a restful retreat, be sure to make the most of your trip with a stay in one of the best Airbnbs in Marseille. The following list is composed of the highest-rated and highest-quality rentals in the city, all of which come equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and are hosted by experienced superhosts – hosts with a proven track record of providing outstanding hospitality. Most of these Airbnbs also boast Airbnb Plus status, an exclusive recognition for the best Airbnbs that have been verified through in-person inspection.
Contemporary Apartment in the Heart of the City
For a comfortable stay in a stylish rental, check out this modern Marseille Airbnb in the lovely neighborhood of Castellane.
The apartment is spacious and bright and offers two sleeping areas and one full bathroom. There is one large private bedroom with a queen-size bed, a TV, and an indoor fireplace, and an additional guest can sleep on the double bed in the living area, which is partially separated by a divider. The rental also comes with a large and luminous living room, an updated full kitchen, and a cozy dining space. There is a small study area at the apartment’s entrance where guests can get some work done, and additional amenities include a washing machine and a dishwasher.
Castellane is the city’s main transportation hub, and this convenient apartment is surrounded by the vibrant neighborhood’s antique shops and luxury boutiques.
Cozy Studio With a Private Terrace
Perfect for solo travelers and couples, this stunning studio boasts a unique combination of contemporary finishes and charming wood accents.
When you first enter the apartment, you’ll be greeted by a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, a built-in washing machine, and a small breakfast table. Walk further into the apartment to find the updated full bathroom and the cozy combined sitting and sleeping area, which is furnished with an antique table and a double bed and is illuminated by two large windows. The private patio is decorated with lively greenery and overlooks the bustling city street, making it a lovely place to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or get some fresh air in the evening.
Nestled in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, this historic Airbnb in Marseille offers easy access to popular attractions like the Old Port and the basilica.
Stunning Loft Near Old Port
Another beautiful rental surrounded by historic attractions, this impressive vacation apartment for rent in Marseille offers a bright loft-style interior.
Ideal for couples and small families, the apartment comes with one queen-size bed in the sleeping loft and one sofa bed in the living room on the main floor. Glass French doors and high ceilings make the space bright and refreshing, and bold pops of color contrast beautifully with the white and gray furnishings. Across from the living room, you’ll find an updated full kitchen with an electric cooktop, built-in stainless steel appliances, and a tall breakfast bar with yellow stools. The apartment also comes with one modern full bathroom.
The location is perfect for guests looking to stay in a walkable neighborhood, and the restaurants and shops on the marina are just a stone’s throw away.
Industrial-Style Studio Apartment Rental in Marseille
This beautifully appointed studio boasts a small but efficient interior and a convenient location near the famous Old Port.
Striking black finishes and exposed brick accents combine in the rustic chic interior, which also mixes ultra-modern finishes and antique details. Ideal for one or two guests, the space is furnished with a comfy queen-size bed set next to a large and bright window. There is also a small kitchenette with a two-person breakfast table and an electric cooktop where you can easily do all of your basic cooking, and the apartment comes with one marble full bathroom with a luxurious walk-in shower. Additional conveniences include an in-building elevator and free parking.
Located within walking distance of the city’s lively yacht marina, this convenient Marseille Airbnb offers easy access to many iconic monuments, bars, and restaurants.
Beautiful Apartment With Port Views
With a super-stylish interior, a touch of Old World charm, and unrivaled city views, this apartment ticks off all of the boxes and is definitely one of the best Airbnbs in Marseille.
The one-bedroom apartment is furnished with a lovely queen-size bed and comes with one full bathroom with a walk-in shower. There is also a separate eat-in kitchen with a built-in washer and a spacious dining table, and the living room is decorated with colorful modern artwork. The apartment comes with all of the space and comfort of home and even features a few comfy sofas and a convenient deskspace. Guests also have access to a shared fifth-floor terrace, which offers breathtaking views of the city and the shimmering waters of the Old Port.
When you step outside, you’ll find yourself on a charming historic street just a few steps away from the water.
Modern Three-Bedroom Flat
If you’re traveling with a larger group, be sure to check out this spacious apartment rental set on a bustling city square.
Furnished with one queen-size bed, one double bed, and one single bed, the three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom flat is suitable for up to five guests. When you feel like eating in, there is a fully equipped eat-in kitchen with a breakfast table, a dishwasher, and an espresso machine, and additional modern amenities include an in-building elevator, a washing machine, and baby gear available upon request. The full bathroom is also very luxurious with a double-sink vanity, and the large living room, with a turquoise accent wall and a stylish brown leather sofa, opens onto a private furnished balcony.
Nearby attractions include the Old Port and the Palais du Pharo, and this ideally situated Airbnb in Marseille is only a 15-minute walk away from the beach.
Tranquil Escape With a Private Patio
With an ideal location and a peaceful beach-themed interior, this short-term rental in Marseille makes the perfect home base for exploring the city.
The loft-style apartment can sleep up to four guests with one double bed in the first-floor sleeping nook and one king-size bed on the spacious mezzanine. White finishes, floating wood, and cool shades of blue make the interior super-relaxing, and the open-concept living room is further decorated with charming trinkets and lively hanging plants. In the adjacent full kitchen, you’ll find a full range of updated appliances, a convenient washing machine, and a four-person dining table, and the apartment comes with one full bathroom with a luxuriously oversized rain-style shower. Step onto the charming patio for a bit of fresh air surrounded by a ton of greenery and beautiful city views.
Guests can also walk to the Old Port from this idyllic loft and check out the abundance of surrounding attractions, including the nearby fish market and countless popular eateries.
Charming Garden Studio in the City Center
Another peaceful getaway for solo travelers and couples, this centrally located apartment is within walking distance of the Old Port and several other major attractions.
The exotic yet tranquil interior charms with its chic design, custom-made wood furniture, and lively garden. Wicker chandeliers and romantic hanging lights add to the unique ambiance, and modern appliances make this a comfortable home away from home. Situated on the ground floor of a quiet street, the loft-style apartment offers one double bed on the mezzanine and comes with one full bathroom with a walk-in shower and a washing machine. There is also a daybed in the spacious living room where a third guest can comfortably crash, and the full kitchen is well-equipped with a full range of updated appliances and cooking supplies. Additional features include a convenient office space and a relaxing garden terrace with armchairs, a coffee table, and a hammock.
If you’re looking for a carefree stay in a walkable neighborhood, consider renting an apartment in Marseille that boasts a convenient central location like this one-of-a-kind studio.
Artistic Studio Near Old Port
Beautifully decorated in Art Deco style, this lovely Airbnb in Marseille offers a chic stay in a traditional building overlooking the historic streets of the old city.
With one double bed and one luxurious full bathroom, the studio is ideally suited for solo travelers and couples. In the unique living space, you’ll find a cozy bedroom area set next to a lovely kitchenette with a marble backsplash, wood accents, and a small breakfast table. The beautiful bedroom area is characterized by a sea green accent wall, shiny gold details, and a wall of French doors opening onto a stunning Juliet balcony. Historic artwork makes an eye-catching addition to the artfully designed walls, and intricate ceiling cornices and dazzling chandeliers make the space all the more elegant.
The studio is surrounded by a vast array of dining options and is just a short walk away from the nearby docks. Guests can also visit the pleasant Friuli islands, the Palais du Pharo, and plenty of high-end shopping destinations.
Cozy and Refined Airbnb in Marseille
This sophisticated rental offers a clean, quiet, and spacious stay brimming with modern comforts and convenient amenities.
Up to four guests can stay in the home, which offers two bedrooms and one luxurious full bathroom. The main bedroom is equipped with a double bed and a Smart TV, and the second bedroom can double as a convenient office space with a sofa bed and a desk. Additional common space includes a large living room illuminated by the natural light that shines through the floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Feel free to sit back on the sofa and catch up on your favorite shows, or step out onto the connected balcony for a cup of tea and a taste of the neighborhood’s captivating atmosphere. Adjacent to the living room, you’ll find a small dining space for four, and around the corner is a full kitchen with turquoise accents, modern appliances, a dishwasher, and an espresso machine. Additional conveniences include free parking in front of the building, baby gear available upon request, and a separate utility room equipped with a washing machine and an abundance of extra storage space.
Located in the safe and attractive neighborhood of Castellane, the Airbnb is just minutes away from some of the most popular attractions in Marseille.
Exceptional Apartment With Stunning Sea Views
Experience the magic of the Marseille coast with this breathtaking oceanfront suite in Vallon des Auffes.
Up to four guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, which is furnished with one double bed and one sofa bed. Light-colored décor and whitewashed exposed brick add to the simple but sophisticated interior design, and the open living space invites unrivaled sea views through a massive wall of windows. A large dining table partially separates the cozy lounge area from the open full kitchen, which boasts gorgeous ivory cabinetry and updated stainless-steel appliances. The bedroom comes with its own set of picturesque windows and a TV, and the full bathroom offers a luxurious rain-style walk-in shower. Guests also have access to a private balcony with a small patio table and alluring views. Additional amenities include laundry services, free parking, an elevator in the building, and baby gear available upon request.
Vallon des Auffes is a charming little fishing town with an authentic atmosphere and stunning coastal scenery. This Marseille Airbnb is the perfect choice for anyone interested in experiencing the authentic ambiance of the old fishermen’s neighborhood.
Simply Stunning Apartment in the Historic Center
For an affordable vacation rental in Marseille with a desirable location and enviable quality, check out this convenient one-bedroom apartment near the Old Port.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the space is furnished with one double bed and comes with one sparkling-clean full bathroom. The living room is equipped with large south-facing bay windows, and high-tech features like electric curtains and a Smart TV guarantee a relaxing and carefree experience. There is also an open full kitchen with all of the main modern appliances and a large dining table that can double as a convenient workspace. Since the rental is set on the third floor of a historic building with no elevator, it is not recommended for guests with accessibility concerns.
Situated in the neighborhood of the Marseille Courthouse, the central Airbnb is within walking distance of a bustling square, lively evening venues, several restaurants and bars, and Catalan Beach.
Sunny Studio Facing the Boats of Old Port
This efficient rental apartment in Marseille is fully equipped with comfortable modern amenities and is an ideal option for up to four guests looking for a well-rated stay in the historic center.
The small interior makes efficient use of the space with a convenient sleeping loft furnished with one double bed. There is also a soft sofa bed in the bright living area, which connects to an open full kitchen with a washing machine and a dining table. The full bathroom is clean and updated with a walk-in shower, and both the bathroom and the kitchen are fully stocked with everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay. There is even a convenient wardrobe at the entrance of the apartment for storing your belongings, and extra amenities include an in-building elevator and baby gear available for guests traveling with small children.
The studio’s large windows overlook the boats docked in the Old Port Marina, and most historic monuments and major points of interest are just a few steps away. Guests can easily stroll over to the port and take a ferry ride or check out the nearby opera, the fish market, and several world-renowned restaurants.
Historic Bed and Breakfast
Situated in a former naval arsenal from the 16th century, this unique bed and breakfast is the perfect Marseille Airbnb for a historic stay.
The charming interior offers a ton of character and a magical atmosphere with high ceilings, picturesque windows, and exposed stone walls. Elegant décor and high-end furnishings make the cozy living room especially luxurious, and guests have access to an additional lounge area in the spacious loft. Also in the loft, you’ll find one double bed, making the rental ideally suited for solo travelers and couples. Dining in is easy with the updated full kitchen and light-filled dining nook, and the luxurious full bathroom offers gorgeous painted tilework and a relaxing soaking tub. Although the rental is prized for its Old World charm, it also offers an abundance of modern conveniences such as a dishwasher and a washing machine.
The rental rests in a safe and quiet area at the foot of the city’s oldest park, Puget Hill Garden, and the basilica is just a 10-minute walk away.
Cozy Flat in the Heart of the City
Wrapping up our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Marseille is a super-comfortable apartment ideal for a couple or two friends.
The interior is designed with rustic exposed stone that tastefully contrasts with polished wood floors, and the large windows look directly onto the iconic bustling streets of the historic center. There is one bedroom with a double bed as well as a spacious lounge area with a sofa bed and a TV. In a separate room, you’ll find the cozy full kitchen, which comes with a small breakfast table conveniently set next to a picturesque window, and there is a full bathroom that offers a modern walk-in shower and a great selection of complimentary toiletries.
Located in the lively and commercial historic district, this Airbnb offers easy access to countless restaurants, bars, shops, grocery stores, and, of course, historic attractions.
There you have them, the best Marseille Airbnbs for the perfect French holiday. Hopefully this list helps you sort out your top picks and you’re well on your way to a fabulous vacation.