Nestled along the Vardar River, North Macedonia’s unique capital city boasts an eclectic mix of architecture and artifacts reminiscent of its long and dynamic history. Skopje also offers an interesting selection of museums, including the Mother Teresa Memorial House, and with a city center that boasts over 100 statues and monuments within two square kilometers, the capital itself is known as a living museum. Old Bazaar, one of the most popular marketplaces in the Balkans, is another must-see attraction featuring historic mosques, tombs, museums, traditional restaurants, and local shops.
To help you find the perfect place to rest your head between attractions, we’ve created the following list of the best Airbnbs in Skopje. Since each of these rentals is presided over by an experienced superhost, you can rest easy knowing that you’re staying in a top-rated accommodation. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts are hosts with a proven track record of offering exceptional hospitality. All of these Airbnbs are also appointed with essential modern comforts, including Wi-Fi and TV.
Kicking off our list is a comfortable and modern Airbnb nestled in a small village in the city center.
The one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment rental in Skopje offers a convenient and stylish stay at an affordable rate. Decorated with bright orange accents and warm-toned neutrals, the cozy interior is filled with high-end furnishings, hardwood floors, and modern artwork and light fixtures. The bright bedroom is furnished with a comfy queen-size bed, and there is a separate spacious living area with a sofa bed and a TV. The full kitchen is equipped with stainless-steel appliances and a breakfast table with bar-style seating, and the full bathroom offers a large walk-in shower. Additional amenities include a small balcony, a building elevator, and laundry facilities.
Set in a fast-growing neighborhood, the convenient apartment is just a short walk away from the bus station and central attractions.
Brand-New Central Apartment
For another modern Skopje Airbnb with a convenient central location, consider this beautifully appointed one-bedroom apartment rental.
Up to four guests can stay in the apartment, which is furnished with a king-size bed and a double sofa bed. There is also a well-stocked kitchen with full-size appliances and a breakfast table, and the full bathroom comes with a walk-in shower and a washer. The spacious living room leads directly onto a private terrace, which is furnished with a small patio table and chairs. Pets are allowed in the apartment, and the building comes with convenient amenities like an elevator and free parking.
Located within walking distance of the old town attractions, the apartment offers easy access to main squares, parks, monuments, restaurants, and cafés. The biggest shopping center in the area, East Gate Mall, is also just ten minutes away.
Rustic Light-Filled Loft
This unique vacation apartment for rent in Skopje is set in one of the last surviving buildings constructed before the city’s devastating earthquake of 1963.
The historic apartment has been tastefully renovated to provide modern amenities and retain its original charm. Handcrafted furnishings and thoughtful artistic touches add to the apartment’s unique atmosphere, and original exposed brick walls and wooden beams make for a cozy and rustic feel. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom loft is furnished with two double beds, one of which is lofted above a small study equipped with books and an extra sofa bed. There is also a spacious living room with comfy seating options and an antique stove, and the apartment comes with a full kitchen and a private furnished patio. Modern amenities include a TV and a washing machine, and your host will provide a crib for guests traveling with small children.
Situated on a quiet street in the city center, the rental is both calm and convenient. Guests can experience authentic local cuisine and entertainment in the nearby bohemian neighborhood or take a short stroll to popular monuments and museums and the Old Bazaar.
Top-Floor Downtown Apartment
Another beautiful and centrally located Airbnb in Skopje, this spacious two-bedroom home makes a pleasant stay for up to four guests.
The interior is characterized by simple and homey décor, wood furnishings, and a brand-new leather sofa and armchairs in the living room. Each bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, and your host will provide a special bed for babies and children at no additional charge. There is also a separate full kitchen with a dishwasher and one full bathroom with a walk-in shower. A wall of glass doors in the living area opens onto a massive private balcony, which is furnished with a few lounge chairs and a bar table. The rental is situated in a pet-friendly elevator building with laundry facilities and free parking on the premises.
The building’s immediate surroundings are peaceful and quiet, but the city’s main attractions can all be reached with a five-minute walk.
Spacious Apartment in the Center
If you’re looking for a modern flat that can accommodate a larger group, check out this three-bedroom, two-bathroom rental in the city center.
With a bright and open living space, brand-new wood finishes, and a nice private terrace, the beautifully appointed apartment offers a very comfortable stay perfect for any length of time. Up to seven guests can sleep comfortably in the apartment, which is furnished with three very comfortable king-size beds and one extra-large sectional sofa. Convenient amenities such as laundry facilities, a TV, an elevator, and free parking are all included in your stay, and baby gear will be provided for guests traveling with young children. In addition to the large sofa, the living space is furnished with a lengthy dining table and comes with a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and wooden cabinetry. Interesting modern artwork adds to the apartment’s minimalist interior design, and a lovely mural of the city offers a ton of character.
Located just a minute away from the main bus and train station, this convenient Skopje Airbnb is within walking distance of several popular restaurants, Vero Center Mall, Macedonia Square, and the Skopje Fortress.
Music Box Studio
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, this short-term rental in Skopje boasts a stylish interior and an impressive selection of amenities.
The recently renovated studio space features a tasteful design with industrial accents inspired by the electronic music scene. Vivid splashes of color, musician-inspired artwork, and a Ministry of Sound turntable add to the artistic appeal, and sleek modern furnishings keep the space simple and sophisticated. The combined living and sleeping area is furnished with a stylish yellow recliner and a double sofa bed with a premium mattress topper, and sliding glass doors provide great natural light and lead out to a Juliet balcony. There is also brand-new Smart TV and a Bluetooth sound system as well as a small dining table that doubles as a convenient desk space. The full bathroom is equipped with a washing machine and a walk-in shower, and there is a lovely full kitchen with modern appliances and complimentary breakfast items.
Set in the safe and quiet Kisela Voda neighborhood, the apartment is about 15 minutes away from the city center by foot. There are also several great fast food spots and local restaurants less than five minutes away, and guests can enjoy incredible views from Vodno Mountain with a 30-minute walk or a five-minute drive.
Bohemian Street Retreat
Situated on the ground floor of a brand-new and secure apartment building, this quaint little studio sits right in the middle of all of the city’s most popular tourist attractions.
The interior is decorated with cheerful yellow hues, and the warm atmosphere and comfortable amenities are sure to make you feel right at home. Furnished with a comfy double bed, the separate sleeping area sits adjacent to a sofa and a TV. On the other side of the room, you’ll find a convenient little dining table and a full kitchen with shiny new appliances. The apartment also offers one private full bathroom, and guests have access to a free parking space on the premises.
Set right on the famous Bohemian Street, this central Airbnb in Skopje is surrounded by plenty of opportunities to dine on local Macedonian cuisine, check out the famous historic sites, and take advantage of the city’s exciting entertainment venues.
Luxury Apartment in Sky City
Set on the 25th floor of a brand-new hotel-style building known as Sky City, this modern apartment is one of the best Skopje Airbnbs for a luxurious getaway.
Fully furnished and beautifully appointed, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment can comfortably accommodate one or two guests. The spacious living area features a tranquil blue accent wall, a TV, and a full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows, great for taking advantage of the stellar city views. There is also a separate full kitchen with modern appliances and a dishwasher, a small dining table, and glass doors that lead onto a private balcony. The full bathroom is sleek and modern with a square vessel sink and a glass door walk-in shower.
The building itself comes with a luxurious fitness center, a spa, and a pool area with a cafeteria, and the heart of the city center is just a 20-minute walk away.
Charming Downtown Studio
This elegant vacation rental in Skopje is also situated in a brand-new building and offers a modern interior accented by antique décor.
The lavish details and 19th-century furnishings add to the apartment’s old charm, and comfortable features like a memory foam mattress and a deep soaking tub ensure unparalleled comfort. Furnished with one double bed and one sofa bed, the studio space is best suited to solo travelers and couples. The stainless-steel appliances of the modern full kitchen contrast tastefully with the antique curio cabinets and vintage dining table. If you’re interested in booking a long-term stay, your host will arrange for a free laundry service, and you can park your car in the connected garage, which features a direct interior elevator.
Nestled next to the Church of Saint Clement of Ohrid, this Skopje Airbnb looks onto gorgeous architecture and neighbors the energetic establishments of the Bohemian Quarter. Guests of the apartment can easily stroll over to the local market and bakery, lively nightlife venues, Skopje City Park, and the Old Bazaar.
Colorful Apartment in the Bohemian Quarter
Rent an apartment in Skopje where you can truly make yourself at home with this cozy and modern two-bedroom abode.
Bright colors and striking geometric patterns create a vibrant and lively atmosphere, and the unique layout of the apartment makes it a great choice for couples, solo travelers, and larger groups. There is one bedroom furnished with a double bed, and the second bedroom can also function as a living space offering two single beds, one sofa bed, a convenient coffee table, and a TV. Common areas include a full bathroom with a walk-in shower, a separate dining area with a fun chalkboard wall, and a separate full kitchen.
Experience the best that the city has to offer with this prime location in Debar Maalo. Although the street is peaceful and quiet, adventure is never far away in the exciting Bohemian Quarter. Guests of the apartment can walk to important museums, lively parks, and Skopje City Mall. If you’re interested in taking a guided tour of the city or embarking on a hiking trip on the nearby Vodno Mountain, your hosts are happy to organize any adventures that interest you.
Cozy Apartment in a Historic Building
For a comfy apartment with a traditional Macedonian style, consider a stay in this unique Airbnb in Skopje.
Originally constructed in 1936, the historic building boasts lovely exterior architecture and updated apartments with original accents. This rustic rental is spacious and bright with large windows and glass doors leading onto a private balcony. The large kitchen and dining area is characterized by an exposed brick accent wall and bright white cabinetry, and the cozy living room is furnished with a few relaxing armchairs and a wooden bookcase with a TV. On the other side of the bookcase, you’ll find the partially separate bedroom area, which offers a comfy king-size bed. The updated full bathroom is spacious and modern with an oversized walk-in shower and a convenient combined washer-dryer. Pets are allowed in the apartment, and additional amenities include a dishwasher, fitness equipment, and a free parking space.
Set right on the main pedestrian road of Macedonia Street, the apartment is just a stone’s throw away from Stone Bridge, the Old Railway Station, and the Mother Teresa Memorial House.
Gorgeous Apartment in the Kapistec Neighborhood
If you’re looking for a modern rental apartment in Skopje with a quiet and family-friendly location, you’ll love this cozy home away from home.
Situated on the ninth floor of a modern elevator building, the studio apartment is fitted with brand-new appliances and fantastic modern comforts. The stylish interior features bright yellow accents, modern hanging light fixtures, and large glass doors that lead onto a covered terrace overlooking the city. Furnished with a double bed, a sofa bed, and a convenient desk space, the combined living room and sleeping area is the perfect place to get some work done, relax in front of the TV, or just sit back and enjoy the fresh air wafting in from the terrace. Just around the corner, you’ll find a separate full kitchen with a small dining table set against a picturesque window, and the full bathroom is sparkling clean and appointed with a washing machine.
The building is equipped with a secure gated entrance, and the residential neighborhood is safe, quiet, and popular among families. Conveniently, you’ll find that the main city square is also just a 10-minute walk away.
Exclusive Apartment With Panoramic Views
This luxurious Airbnb in Skopje is set on the seventh floor of a high-end residential complex with 24-hour security and concierge service.
The stylish studio is decorated with soft gray tones and lively pops of color. Recessed lighting and a bright turquoise backsplash highlight the modern full kitchen, and pendant light fixtures hang over the wooden breakfast table. Appointed with a Smart TV, a comfy double bed, and a twin-size sofa bed, the combined sleeping and living area can easily accommodate up to three guests. Moreover, the apartment offers a gorgeous private balcony that overlooks the entire city and Vodno Mountain. There is also a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and a washing machine, and guests have access to a free parking space on the property.
With a grand lobby akin to that of a five-star hotel, the gorgeous residential building is sure to meet even the highest standards. Known as Adora Flatiron, the complex is situated in a very safe neighborhood less than one kilometer away from the main square. All main attractions are within walking distance of the apartment, including bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and emblematic sites like the Triumph Gate, Stone Bridge, and the Mother Teresa Memorial House.
Light-Filled Studio in Debar Maalo
Earning near perfect reviews for providing reliable modern amenities and stellar hospitality, this beautiful vacation apartment for rent in Skopje is certainly one of the best in the city.
Make yourself at home in the bright and airy studio space, appointed with an ultra-comfy queen-size bed and a wall-mounted Smart TV. The bed can also be separated into two single beds upon request, making this apartment a great choice for couples, solo travelers, and friends. Feel free to get some work done at the glass desk next to the bed, or roll down the blackout shades and catch up on sleep. When you’re not out exploring the nearby restaurants, the apartment offers a modern kitchenette with an electric cooktop and a small breakfast table for dining in. There is also a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and a washing machine, and additional amenities include an in-building elevator and underground parking.
Located in the heart of the Bohemian Quarter, this central Skopje Airbnb makes it easy to explore the entire city on foot.
Contemporary Apartment Next to the City Center
Last on our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Skopje is a newly renovated apartment located just outside the city center.
Furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. The bright living room is characterized by cool-toned neutrals and modern décor, and large glass doors open onto a private balcony overlooking the city. There is also a 55-inch Smart TV and a convenient dining table with black leather seating, and the open full kitchen boasts modern appliances, wooden cabinetry, and a stylish marble backsplash. The balcony is also accessible from the spacious bedroom, and the full bathroom is equipped with a walk-in shower and a washing machine.
The ideal location allows you to enjoy the relaxing benefits of staying on a quiet street while still being just a 15-minute walk away from the main square. The neighborhood is also filled with convenient supermarkets, stores, and restaurants, and guests are welcome to utilize the spa, pool, and gym at the nearby hotel.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Skopje. However you plan to spend your trip, you can’t go wrong with any of these top-rated rentals.