If you’re planning a trip to France, you’ll definitely want to stop by the alluring city of Nice. Nestled along the magical shores of the French Riviera, Nice is a dream-like travel destination offering colorful architecture, pristine beaches, and warm weather all year long. When you’re not lounging by the glistening waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the historic Old Town is filled with fascinating museums, galleries, and monuments.
As a top-rated vacation destination, the cosmopolitan city is also brimming with magnificent vacation rentals. To help you choose the perfect accommodation for your holiday, we’ve created the following list of the best Airbnbs in Nice. All of the rentals are hosted by experienced superhosts, and most of them boast Airbnb Plus status. In case you’re unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts have a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through in-person inspection and provide an impressive selection of amenities, including high-speed Wi-Fi, TV, laundry facilities, and complimentary toiletries.
Designer Apartment With Rooftop Views
Surrounded by picturesque windows, this charming vacation apartment for rent in Nice offers breathtaking views of the city skyline.
The one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental is furnished with one double bed and comes with two bright living rooms. The main living room is in an open space with a small dining area and a full kitchen with shiny white cabinetry and updated appliances. The second living room is in a cozy nook with a small sofa and a wall of windows, making it the perfect spot for enjoying the views from the warmth and comfort of the apartment. There is also a private patio where you can peer over rooftops and admire the dome of the nearby cathedral, and additional amenities include a washer and dryer and a luxurious rain-style shower.
Set in the heart of Old Nice, the apartment is surrounded by colorful streets and popular restaurants, and sits right next to the bustling square known as Place Rossetti. The beach is also just a few meters away.
18th-Century Stone Apartment
Originally constructed in the 1700s, this hidden gem of an apartment offers a tasteful mix of modern amenities and Old World charm.
Light-colored stone walls and antique floors are complemented by wooden furnishings and bright yellow accents in the cozy living room, which also offers a small dining table and a convenient desk space. Around the corner, you’ll find the separate full kitchen, which offers shiny red cabinetry and an impressive array of stainless-steel appliances. There are two bedrooms in the apartment, one of which is furnished with a queen-size bed and another that offers two single beds. There is also one full bathroom equipped with spa-like décor, a heated towel rack, and an oversized rain-style walk-in shower.
Centrally located in Old Town, this convenient Nice Airbnb is only a five-minute walk away from the shore. Feel free to take a refreshing dip in the sea before heading out to explore popular restaurants and historic attractions.
Beautiful Apartment With Views of Nice Harbor
Rent an apartment in Nice that boasts an elegant interior and million-dollar views with this high-end apartment overlooking the harbor.
Arched walkways and subtle hues of pink and gold create a regal atmosphere in the well-decorated living room, which is surrounded by water-facing glass doors and Juliet balconies. Behind the living area, you’ll find the cozy dining room, appointed with a glass table, a gold-framed mirror, and a decorative indoor fireplace. The lovely views and designer furnishings continue in the spacious bedroom, which is furnished with one queen-size bed. The apartment also comes with a private full kitchen and a full bathroom with a rain-style walk-in shower.
The apartment is just a short walk away from the water and Old Nice, and it also offers easy access to sites like Place Garibaldi and Promenade des Anglais.
Peaceful Loft by the Sea
Situated just a stone’s throw away from the famous Promenade des Anglais, this contemporary Airbnb in Nice makes a tranquil and comfortable stay for solo travelers, couples, and small groups.
The one-bedroom apartment is furnished with one double bed and offers a private full bathroom with a stone vessel sink and a rain-style walk-in shower. With a chic and sophisticated style, the spacious interior is beautifully appointed and remarkably cozy. The charming sitting area is in a bright and open space with a full kitchen, which is equipped with an electric stovetop, a stainless-steel refrigerator, and a three-person breakfast bar.
Located within walking distance of Old Town attractions and waterfront wonders, this high-end rental is one of the best Nice Airbnbs for exploring all that the city has to offer.
Quiet Apartment Facing the Water
Another beautiful Airbnb in Nice with a stylish interior and stunning views, this one-bedroom loft will surely take your breath away.
Situated on the top floor of a pet-friendly building, the apartment comes with a free parking spot and the convenient option of self check-in. Guests can enjoy stunning water views right from the living room, which is decorated with a lively beach theme. Glass doors next to the sofa open onto a charming Juliet balcony, where you can admire the views of the sea within earshot of the crashing waves. There is also a small kitchen bordered by a mural of palm trees and a wicker chandelier hanging over a dining table. With one full bathroom and one bedroom with a queen-size bed, the loft is ideally suited for solo travelers and couples. Additional conveniences include a high-end sound system and a luxurious heated towel rack.
Set in the center of the Promenade des Anglais, the apartment is conveniently positioned right across from the beach. There are also several galleries, museums, and restaurants reachable by a short stroll.
Delightful Nice Airbnb in the Port
For an equally gorgeous apartment rental in Nice with a bit more space, check out this bright two-bedroom abode.
Vivid pops of color breathe life into the minimalist interior, and large windows in all of the rooms bring a ton of natural light into the space. The larger of the two bedrooms is furnished with two single beds, which can be combined to form one king-size bed, and the smaller bedroom offers a double bed and a private balcony. Each of the beds is fitted with a luxurious memory foam mattress, and the sparkling-clean bathroom is appointed with a heated towel rack and a walk-in shower. In the open-concept living space, you’ll find several comfortable seating options along with a Smart TV, and the open full kitchen comes with updated appliances, shiny white cabinets, and modern light fixtures that hang over a lengthy breakfast bar. Additional kitchen amenities include a dishwasher and a juicer.
The Port is known for its fabulous local cuisine, mouthwatering bakeries, and friendly café culture. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy waterfront activities nearby, and the famous attractions of Old Town are just 10 minutes away.
Characterful Apartment in the Center of Nice
With a full range of modern amenities, a light-filled interior, and private outdoor space, this central vacation rental in Nice leaves little to be desired.
Up to four guests can stay in the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, which is furnished with a memory foam queen-size bed and a two-person sofa bed. The bright and airy living room is connected to a well-equipped full kitchen and a small dining area, and the spacious bedroom boasts lovely indoor plants and antique furnishings. Open up the pastel green shutters in the bedroom and enjoy the fresh air and magnificent views over the Juliet balcony, or step onto your private patio for a morning meal or an evening cocktail surrounded by greenery.
The apartment is situated in the neighborhood known as Carré d’Or, which translates to Golden Square. The bustling neighborhood is beautiful and vibrant with plenty of shops and restaurants, and the beaches and Old Town attractions are just a short stroll away.
Elegant Gem in Vernier
If you’re interested in staying in a residential area that still offers easy access to Old Town, check out this charming getaway in the Vernier neighborhood.
Offering two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this homey Nice Airbnb makes a very comfortable and private stay for larger families or two couples. The building was originally built in 1895, and the apartment has been completely renovated to offer a comfortable modern stay with a classic interior design. Black-and-white portraits, lush indoor greenery, and opulent crystal chandeliers add a touch of elegance to the vibrant living area. In the full kitchen, you’ll find polished wooden cabinets, shiny black appliances, and a convenient breakfast table. The larger of the two bedrooms is furnished with a queen-size bed and a desk, and the smaller bedroom comes with a double bed. Each of the rooms also offers a lovely Juliet balcony and an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
Venier is a well-connected suburb set just a 20-minute walk away from the Promenade. The area is calm and friendly with residential homes, shops, restaurants, and supermarkets. The Nice-Ville railway station is also just a short walk away and will take you to other popular destinations like Monaco and Cannes.
Luxurious Studio Rental Apartment in Nice
This exclusive Airbnb makes the perfect home base for solo travelers and couples to explore the city.
The focal point of the studio is the large wall of glass in the living area, which opens up to reveal the private balcony. Bright and spacious, the cozy sitting area is decorated with tranquil blue tones and chic contemporary furnishings. The cozy sleeping nook is partially separated by a wooden divider and is furnished with a plush double bed, and the private bathroom is fully finished with white marble and boasts an oversized walk-in shower. Rolling shutters keep the space nice and dark when you want to sleep in, and there is even a full kitchen where you can prepare your own meals.
Nestled in the charming Musicians Quarter in the center of Nice, the studio is surrounded by lovely 20th-century architecture and vibrant streets named after prominent musicians. The neighborhood is also known for its peaceful public park and is just a short walk away from the Promenade des Anglais and the exciting activities of the city center.
Sleek Historic Retreat
Set in a former palace, this unique apartment has been converted into an opulent Airbnb in Nice ideal for solo adventures and romantic couples retreats.
Often used as a writer’s retreat, the apartment is steeped in culture and filled with an interesting array of books and artwork. When you first walk into the studio, you’ll be greeted by the soft gray cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances of the convenient full kitchen. Further into the space, you’ll find a cozy living area with a small sofa, a dining table, and glass doors that lead onto a private balcony. Outside, you can sit at the patio table and enjoy a meal or just sit back and soak in the expansive city views. Partially separated from the living area, the bedroom nook is furnished with a double bed, and the apartment also comes with a luxurious full bathroom that features a heated towel rack and a walk-in shower with stone accents.
Overlooking the lively streets of Old Town, this beautiful studio is set in the very heart of the city.
Sea-View Villa Near the Harbor
If you’re drawn to Nice by its pristine coastline, this gorgeous seaside villa might be the vacation rental of your dreams.
Sit out on your private palm-shaded patio as you enjoy magnificent views of the city’s famous turquoise waters. The incredible scenery is also visible through the grand windows and the spacious and lively living room, which is furnished with purple sofas and antique accents. Furnished with one king-size bed and two single beds, the apartment is perfectly suited for up to four guests. The rental also comes with an updated full kitchen, which features a gorgeous marble backsplash and sits in a bright and airy space right next to the large dining room. Every room in the home is decorated with the utmost attention to detail, and the large full bathroom is sparkling clean. Additional amenities include a dedicated workspace, free parking on the premises, and an elevator in the building.
Tucked away from the busiest tourist spots on the main harbor, this peaceful retreat is only a short stroll away from free local beaches and the Promenade.
Stylish 17th-Century Apartment in Old Town
At the bottom of Castle Hill sits this colorful one-bedroom condo, which offers stylish antique accents and a slew of comfortable amenities.
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, this Nice Airbnb is furnished with one queen-size bed, which sits in an open space with the living room but can be closed off by a wall of sliding doors. The apartment also offers a cozy sofa and a wall-mounted Smart TV, which can be seen from the bed when the sliding doors are left open. There is a well-equipped full kitchen with a built-in washer and a lengthy breakfast bar with retro-style seating. The private full bathroom is spacious and clean with a large vanity and a walk-in shower.
Castle Hill is one of the most prominent sites in Nice. From the apartment, guests can take a short walk to the staircase or elevator and travel to the top of the hill, where you’ll find a gorgeous overlook and an artificial waterfall among other exciting attractions. The condo is also just a short walk away from the famous flower market in Cours Saleya.
Golden Square Studio Facing the Sea
This prestigious Airbnb in Nice is conveniently located on the Promenade des Anglais just steps away from the beach.
Situated on the fifth floor of an elevator building, the studio is furnished with one double bed and is best suited for couples and solo travelers. A small cot and a high chair will also be provided for guests traveling with a child. The renovated interior is all white and decorated with city-themed artwork and sleek modern furnishings. There is one open full kitchen next to a small dining table, and the cozy living area features a full wall of glass that opens onto a private and covered terrace. The full bathroom boasts a large rain-style walk-in shower and a stacked washer and dryer.
Right in front of the building, you’ll find an express bus that goes directly to the airport, and the pedestrian walkways of Old Town are only 50 meters away.
Bright and Breezy Flat Near Promenade des Anglais
Few short-term rentals in Nice boast the prime location and spacious and airy atmosphere of this beautifully appointed one-bedroom apartment.
Floor-to-ceiling French windows in the living room and kitchen open all the way up to bring the refreshing breeze inside. Soaring high ceilings make the space feel even larger than it is, and gorgeous wood and stone Niçoise floors add to the apartment’s charming and authentic design. The separate living room is also furnished with a lovely leather sofa, and the spacious full kitchen is equipped with shiny white finishes, brand-new appliances, and a small dining table. There is one full bathroom and one bedroom furnished with a double bed, making this a great choice for one or two guests.
The flat is perfectly suited for both short- and long-term stays, and the quiet but convenient location offers guests the best of both worlds. The famous Promenade is only two blocks away as are several waterfront restaurants and the bustling shopping street known as the Rue de France.
Luxurious Apartment in Carré d’Or
Closing out our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Nice is a designer apartment with an elegant interior.
The light-filled space is specifically designed to promote rest and relaxation and boasts a tasteful array of light-colored décor and cool-toned furnishings. A large wall of windows illuminates the cozy living space, which is furnished with a comfy sofa and a bar-style breakfast table. The open space also features a sleek full kitchen, equipped with stainless-steel appliances, a polished wooden backsplash, and double ovens. There are two cozy bedrooms in the home, one that offers a double bed and a wall-mounted TV and another with a queen-size bed. Ideal for small groups of up to four guests, the apartment also offers one large full bathroom with a double vanity, a heated towel rack, and a rain-style walk-in shower. Additional amenities include heated floors throughout the home and a high-end sound system.
Located in the heart of the city in Carré d’Or, this tasteful two-bedroom apartment is within walking distance of several beaches and downtown attractions.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Nice. Whether you’re just stopping by for the weekend or settling in long term, we hope this list helps you find a rental as captivating as the city itself.