Sofia is Bulgaria’s modern capital city with thousands of years of captivating history reflected in its ancient landmarks, fascinating museums, and varied architecture. There is plenty to explore in and around its historic city center, with many visitors drawn in by the lively nightlife scene, delicious local cuisine, and breathtaking mountain views.
Cap off your exciting city adventures with a restful stay in one of the best Airbnbs in Sofia. The following list presents a variety of top-rated rentals, most of which are hosted by an experienced superhost and 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 for quality through in-person inspection. All of the following listings are also appointed with comfortable modern amenities like Wi-Fi, TV, and complimentary toiletries, and most of the rentals are suited for long-term stays with convenient features like dishwashers and laundry facilities.
Cosmopolitan Gem in the Heart of Sofia
This stylish one-bedroom apartment rental in Sofia boasts a designer interior and a convenient location right in the city center.
The all-white interior is decorated with soft gray accents and a minimalist design, and the spacious living room is characterized by a large set of windows that provide captivating city views. There is also a separate full kitchen with shiny white cabinetry, updated appliances, and a tulip dining table, and the modern full bathroom features a stylish vessel sink and a walk-in shower. Furnished with a comfy queen-size bed, the bedroom is perfectly suited for a solo traveler or a couple, and there is a wall of glass doors leading onto a completely private balcony with a small dining table.
Guests of the apartment will experience the unbeatable convenience of staying in the center of the action with a ton of nearby attractions, including the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the National Opera and Ballet, City Garden, and the National Art Gallery.
Colorful Boutique Apartment
For an equally gorgeous Airbnb in Sofia with an artistic flair and a bit more space, check out this two-bedroom accommodation.
Featured in several interior design magazines for its unique style and meticulous attention to detail, the apartment is decorated with eye-catching modern artwork and tasteful splashes of color. The larger of the two bedrooms is furnished with a king-size bed, the second bedroom offers a queen-size bed, and there is one ultra-modern full bathroom with stylish tilework and a walk-in shower. With an open-concept layout, the living room and the full kitchen are spacious, bright, and fully appointed with comfy seating options, a wooden dining table, and brand-new appliances. Unique details include a pink retro-style refrigerator, a row of vintage cinema chairs, and colorful hanging lights.
Located right across from the Mall of Sofia, this boutique flat is just a short and scenic stroll away from the city’s main attractions. The neighborhood is safe and quiet and filled with great local dining options.
Sophisticated Modern Hideaway
If you’re looking to spend your stay in style, you can’t go wrong with this high-end apartment rental in downtown Sofia.
The luxurious two-bedroom home is characterized by sleek modern furnishings, white finishes, and striking black accents. Relax in the magazine-worthy living area, which features a cozy gray suede sofa, a wall-mounted Smart TV, a Bluetooth sound system, and a full wall of glass doors that lead onto a private patio. Uniquely, this impressive rental comes with its own magical outdoor space, filled with luscious green foliage, enchanting stone pathways, and even a relaxing hammock. Each of the two bedrooms is furnished with a luxurious king-size bed, and the larger of the two rooms is equipped with a desk and a charming window seat that looks out to the greenery of the backyard. There is also a modern full bathroom with a spacious rain-style walk-in shower, and the full kitchen boasts a gorgeous black marble backsplash and countertop. When you’re not out exploring Sofia’s world-class dining opportunities, you can enjoy a meal in the formal dining area complete with a wall of modern artwork and funky light fixtures.
Although it feels like your own secluded sanctuary, this one-of-a-kind vacation apartment for rent in Sofia is actually within walking distance of most major downtown attractions. The rental is surrounded by popular bars, lounges, and boutique shops, and the National Palace of Culture is only two minutes away.
Historic Downtown Loft
For another exceptional vacation rental in Sofia with a ton of character, book a stay in this gorgeous vintage loft.
Set in a century-old home, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment features original brickwork, antique furnishings, and high ceilings with exposed wooden beams. With a large living room and a separate full kitchen, the well-appointed space would make a very comfortable stay for a solo traveler or a couple. The living area is furnished with a striking pink leather sofa and a rustic wooden table, and the full kitchen offers a breakfast bar and a convenient washing machine. One of the most impressive features of this charming rental is the spacious private bedroom, which is surrounded by panoramic windows and is furnished with a double bed and wooden desk.
Outside, you’ll find a lovely front yard with stone pathways and lush greenery. Set on a quiet street within walking distance of the city center, this Sofia Airbnb is perfectly positioned for guests to explore the nearby ancient ruins and old markets.
Elegant Getaway Near Eagles’ Bridge
Rent an apartment in Sofia that makes your stay as convenient as possible with this fully modernized rental in the heart of the city.
Originally built in 1936, the apartment was recently renovated to combine its original industrial details with a simple contemporary design. Appointed with one full bathroom, two bedrooms with king-size beds, and a sofa bed in the living room, the space can comfortably accommodate up to five guests. Characterized by white exposed brick and minimalist décor, the living space features an open floor plan and sits adjacent to the dining area. There is also a full kitchen that offers stainless-steel appliances and a white breakfast bar, and the larger of the two bedrooms comes with a dedicated workspace.
Guests can easily stroll to all of the city’s central landmarks, including the famous Eagles’ Bridge and Boris Garden, the best known park in Sofia.
Hip Urban Hideaway
No list of the best Airbnb rentals in Sofia would be complete without mention of this top-rated rental in the city center.
With an industrial-chic design, warm wood and exposed brick, and canary yellow accents, the interior is vibrant and welcoming. Up to six guests can stay in the two-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom apartment, which is appointed with a queen-size bed in the master bedroom, two single beds in the second bedroom, and a comfy sofa bed in the living room. There is also a full kitchen with modern appliances, fun chalkboard walls, and an eye-catching yellow refrigerator. A glass wall divider separates the living room and the kitchen, allowing natural light to flow freely, but there are thick blackout curtains to keep the living area private in case someone is crashing on the sofa bed. Each bedroom offers a full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and convenient bedside USB plugs, and the larger of the two offers a memory foam mattress and a dedicated workspace. Additional amenities include a heated towel rack and a rain-style walk-in shower in the full bathroom, and guests have access to an in-unit laundry room and free parking on the premises.
Located just a short walk away from popular attractions like the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Parliament, Central Park, and the National Theater, this fantastic apartment leaves little to be desired.
This unique Airbnb in Sofia offers a super stylish stay for small groups looking for a place in the city center.
Brilliant abstract artwork, full walls of windows, and high-end amenities make the one-bedroom apartment rental feel like a five-star hotel. The spacious living room is appointed with a cozy sofa and a Smart TV and offers an open-concept layout that is connected with a stylish full kitchen. In the kitchen, you’ll find bright white cabinetry, a tall breakfast bar, a black marble backsplash, and updated stainless-steel appliances. There is also one full bathroom with an oversized walk-in shower and a washing machine. The luxurious bedroom is appointed with panoramic windows, private balcony access, and a king-size bed with a memory foam mattress. Additional amenities include an in-building elevator and free parking on the premises.
Nestled in a safe and quiet neighborhood near the airport, this well-connected rental is right next to Tech Park and only a seven-minute drive away from the city center.
Cozy Artistic Apartment Rental
Couples and small groups will love this warm and hospitable stay near Russian Monument Square.
High quality furnishings, neutral-toned décor, and simple modern artwork create a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere. The spacious living room is well decorated and furnished with a comfy suede sectional sofa and an extra sofa bed. There is also a separate eat-in kitchen with a wooden dining table and one full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The single bedroom is furnished with a double bed and a desk, and the additional sofas in the living room make the space suited for up to four guests. There is an elevator in the building, which makes this a great choice for guests with accessibility needs, and if you’re traveling with children, feel free to request a travel crib.
While staying in this convenient Sofia Airbnb, guests can walk five minutes to the popular Vitosha Boulevard and the National Palace of Culture. Your hosts will also arrange your private transportation to and from the airport for a small fee.
Designer Flat in the Center
Clean, elegant, and beautifully appointed, this ultra-modern Airbnb in Sofia is sure to impress.
The newly renovated interior boasts shiny wood finishes and neutral-toned décor throughout the entire home. There is one bedroom with a double bed, and the living room is furnished with a massive suede sectional that pulls out into two beds, making the space suited for up to five guests. The apartment is also appointed with a convenient full kitchen and a breakfast bar, and the modern full bathroom boasts shiny wood finishes and a walk-in shower. What’s more, glass doors in the bedroom lead onto a private balcony that overlooks a beautiful newly-constructed statue. Additional amenities include a Smart TV, sound-insulating windows, and an ultra-comfy down comforter.
The property is well connected and situated just a short walk away from the many lively attractions of the city center. The metro station is less than five minutes away, which will take you directly to the airport.
Sunny Studio in a New Building
Set on the top floor of a brand-new building in the heart of Sofia, this lovely short-term rental in Sofia offers unbeatable city and mountain views.
The atmosphere of this light-filled rental is truly one-of-a-kind. Slanted skylight windows bring the beautiful open sky right into the apartment, and the massive private terrace is the perfect place to relax at the beginning or end of a long adventure-filled day. Ideal for solo travelers and couples, the studio is furnished with an ultra-comfy queen-size bed and a small sofa. There is also a full kitchen with shiny white cabinetry and a small dining table for when it’s too rainy to walk to local restaurants or dine out on the terrace. A small hallway with shiny black tile floors offers a convenient in-unit washer and leads to the luxurious full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Additional amenities include an elevator in the building and free parking on the premises.
Located in the Reduta District near Mall Serdika, the apartment is just a 15-minute walk away from the historic city center and a 10-minute drive away from Vitosha Mountain.
Fashionable Sofia Airbnb
With panoramic windows, bold artwork, and sumptuous furnishings, this lovely Airbnb in Sofia might persuade you to extend your stay.
Ideal for solo travelers, couples, and small groups of up to four guests, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom flat is furnished with a double bed and a large gray sectional sofa. The spacious living room is cozy and bright with large windows providing beautiful garden views. Adjacent to the living area, you’ll find a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a breakfast bar, and there is a separate dining space with a four-person table and cheerful paper chandeliers. The convenient option of self check-in affords you the flexibility of an early or late arrival and departure.
Although the apartment is only one minute away from the main Vitosha Boulevard, it faces the tranquil back garden, making it peaceful and quiet.
Luxurious Designer Apartment
Not many rental apartments in Sofia offer the charming atmosphere and unique artistic details of this industrial-chic abode.
Rustic exposed brick, decorative hanging vines, and a fun chalkboard wall bring the open floor plan of this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment to life. The spacious living room is furnished with a bright blue sofa bed, next to which you’ll find a long wooden dining table and a modern full kitchen with black cabinetry and appliances. The larger of the two bedrooms is furnished with a queen-size bed, the second bedroom offers a double bed, and both rooms are filled with unique artwork and decorative vintage details.
The well-connected rental is only five minutes away from the Serdika Metro Station and a 10-minute walk away from Vitosha Boulevard. Nearby attractions include a charming mineral spring, the National History Museum, and ancient Roman ruins.
Quiet Light-Filled Apartment
This classic one-bedroom Airbnb in Sofia is clean, comfortable, and beautifully appointed for couples and small groups of four.
The sunny living room is furnished with a cool blue sofa bed, a small dining table, and a separate desk space, and there are large glass doors that lead onto a private terrace with views of a tree-filled backyard. The open full kitchen is well equipped with stainless-steel appliances, an electric cooktop, and cooking supplies. Guests can also access the private terrace through the bedroom, which is furnished with a comfy king-size bed and side tables with hanging reading lights. Appointed with a spacious walk-in shower and a great selection of toiletries, the bathroom is clean and modern. If you’re traveling with children, your hosts will provide an extensive selection of cribs, toys, and other baby gear. With free parking on the premises, an elevator in the building, and a well-lit step-free entrance, this is also a great apartment for guests with accessibility needs.
Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood within walking distance of the city center, the flat is surrounded by shops, bars, restaurants, and theaters. The beginning to a free tour of the city is also close by; the tour will take you to see the major sights of Sofia and introduce you to the history of the area.
Central Apartment Near Vitosha Boulevard
Situated in the very center of the city, this cozy apartment makes the perfect home away from home.
Offering one full bathroom, one bedroom with a king-size bed, and a small sofa bed in the living room, the rental is ideally suited for up to three guests. The interior is decorated with colorful chandeliers and historic artwork, and the small dining area is appointed with a three-person breakfast table, a microwave, and a minifridge. High-end mattresses and various pillow options ensure a great night of sleep, and guests also have access to a small relaxing backyard.
Surrounded by clubs, pubs, live music venues, and international and local dining options, this Sofia Airbnb offers easy access to the city’s many entertainment options. There are also several theaters, museums, and historic landmarks nearby, and if you’re unsure of where to go next, you can check out the detailed map of the city center in the apartment.
Trendy Studio in the Heart of the City
Wrapping up our list of the best Airbnbs in Sofia is a brand-new studio right next to Vitosha Boulevard.
The charming interior is warm and welcoming with cool-toned naturals, vibrant splashes of yellow and orange, and an elegant chandelier. Large bay windows fill the space with natural light, and the double bed and small breakfast table make it ideal for solo travelers and couples. Small but efficient, the studio also offers a separate sitting area with a small sofa and a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a washing machine. There is also a private full bathroom with intricate tilework and a spacious wardrobe for storing your belongings.
This convenient Airbnb is about as centrally located as it gets with a ton of surrounding shops, restaurants, and transportation stops. The National Palace of Culture is also just a two-minute walk away.
If you’re planning a trip to Bulgaria’s captivating capital city, be sure to choose one of the best Sofia Airbnbs for your ideal adventure.