As one of the most prominent cultural centers in Russia and the world, St. Petersburg is a legendary imperial city that you must add to your travel itinerary. Baroque palaces and neoclassical masterpieces dazzle at every turn, and famous hotspots like the Hermitage Museum pack in enough treasured artwork to keep you entertained indefinitely. Between shimmering waterways, world-renowned theaters, and sensational medieval churches, this iconic port city boasts no shortage of remarkable attractions.
To help you find an accommodation as awe-inspiring as the city itself, we’ve compiled the following list of the best Airbnbs in St. Petersburg. Rest assured that each of these listings is fit for a tsar, with stylish interiors and comfortable modern amenities like high-speed Wi-Fi, TV, and on-site laundry facilities. All of the rentals are also hosted by experienced superhosts and boast Airbnb Plus status. Superhosts have a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through in-person inspection.
Light-Filled Luxury Apartment in the Center
For unbeatable comfort and a regal atmosphere, this vacation apartment for rent in St. Petersburg is the one to beat.
The elegant interior is marked by light-colored décor, designer furnishings, and high ceilings with opulent chandeliers. Ideally suited for solo travelers and couples, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is furnished with a luxurious king-size bed. With a cozy electric fireplace, comfy seating, and an interesting selection of books, the open-concept living area is the perfect place to rest and recharge after spending a long day in the city. The space also comes equipped with a small dining table and a full kitchen with a beautifully designed backsplash and cream-colored cabinets and appliances. Additionally, the rental is generously appointed with a relaxing soaking tub with gold faucets, a large walk-in closet for storing your belongings, and a crib for guests traveling with small children.
Set in a historic house in the heart of the city, this central apartment rental boasts an unbeatable location. Nearby you’ll find museums, restaurants, and shops, and almost all of the city’s most popular sites are just a short stroll away.
Vintage-Style Studio on Rubinstein
Treat yourself to a charming and convenient rental apartment in St. Petersburg with this historic and light-filled studio.
Three picturesque windows invite invigorating rays of natural light into the apartment and provide splendid views of the city’s central streets. Furnished with one king-size bed and one lofted double bed, the spacious studio is perfectly suitable for up to four guests. Originally constructed in 1914 and recently remodeled, the vintage-style apartment boasts an attractive combination of polished wood floors, antique details, and original brickwork. There is also a well-appointed kitchenette and a round dining table for eating in, and the full bathroom boasts intricate blue tilework, gold accents, and a walk-in shower.
Rubinstein is one of the most popular streets in the city, famous for its impressive selection of bars and eateries.
Executive Suite Overlooking St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Admire the timeless beauty of the city from this top-floor apartment in a traditional Russian building.
The relaxing atmosphere of the updated interior is evident in the neutral-toned décor and the minimalist style. Appointed with a luxurious king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress and a separate seating area, the spacious and light-filled bedroom ensures that your stay will be restful and pleasant. Around the corner, you’ll find the open-plan living area, equipped with a cozy sofa bed, a small dining table, and a modern full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. With a deep soaking tub and a heated towel rack, the sparkling-clean bathroom is another impressive feature of this immaculate apartment rental.
Set in the very center of the city, this St. Petersburg Airbnb boasts a walkable location that offers easy access to the Hermitage Museum, the Neva River, and the main avenue known as Nevsky Prospect.
Sumptuous Apartment Rental in St. Petersburg
For a luxurious four-person rental with a bit more space, this high-end accommodation might be the Airbnb for you.
The interior combines Baroque art elements with contemporary furnishings and is characterized by elegant wallpaper and painted exposed brick. The lavish living area features an extravagant crystal chandelier that hangs over a comfy king-size bed and a black leather sofa. Adjacent to the combined living and sleeping area, you’ll find a wooden dining table and a small open kitchen with polished wood cabinets. There is also a private bedroom furnished with a double bed and a lovely full bathroom with a gorgeous vanity mirror and a rain-style walk-in shower.
This historic Airbnb in St. Petersburg is set in a museum-like building originally constructed in 1838. Known as the Grafiky Apartments, the characterful building is set within close proximity of Rubinstein Street and the various historic sites, shopping centers, and eateries of the city center.
Warm Apartment on Nevsky Prospect
This renovated vacation rental in St. Petersburg offers a unique and authentic experience in a prerevolutionary building surrounded by popular attractions.
The flat is filled with books, albums, and antiques, and the grand windows draped in mauve curtains provide beautiful city views. The living space and the bedroom combine in a spacious area appointed with a queen-size bed, a sofa bed, and a small dining table. There is also a full bathroom with a heated towel rack and a soaking tub and a separate full kitchen with pastel green walls, a small breakfast table, and high-end appliances. A crib and a high chair will be provided for guests traveling with children, and the rental offers the convenient option of self check-in.
Nestled in a quiet courtyard in the heart of the city, the apartment offers a peaceful respite from the bustling points of interest that can be found just around the corner.
Grand Imperial-Era Apartment
With an original indoor fireplace, vintage furnishings, and soaring high ceilings with original decorations, this magnificent St. Petersburg Airbnb will take you back to the early 20th century.
The focal point of the large living room is the gorgeous centerpiece chandelier, which hangs delicately over a large sectional sofa that converts into a double bed. There is also a massive wall of windows illuminating the room, and the vintage curio cabinets are stocked with a wide array of books. A long hallway separates the living room from the full kitchen, which is also spacious and bright and offers updated full-size appliances, a filtered water faucet, and a small breakfast table. Up to four guests can stay in the apartment, which also features one full bathroom and a private bedroom with a double bed and a walk-in closet.
The location is both quiet and convenient, and the flat is only a five-minute walk away from Vitebsky Train Station and two metro stops away from Nevsky Prospect.
Historic Vintage-Style Airbnb in St. Petersburg
For another early 20th-century residence suited for up to four guests, check out this beautifully appointed studio apartment.
With a soft lilac color scheme, vintage décor, and floral wallpaper, the magazine-worthy interior boasts a dreamy atmosphere that is bound to brighten your day. Furnished with one king-size bed and one sofa bed, the apartment is perfect for solo travelers, couples, and small groups. The bedroom area offers a wall-mounted TV and is partially separated from the living area by a short partition. The living area is cozy and charming with an original bronze fireplace, a small wooden dining table, and an updated kitchenette. There is also a very modern full bathroom with sparkling-clean finishes and a walk-in shower, and the apartment is appointed with heated floors in every room.
The neighborhood functions as a quiet respite tucked away from the busiest areas of the city but is still within walking distance of several popular bars and restaurants. Nevsky Prospect is also only a 10-minute walk away, and other main attractions of the city center can easily be reached by a short metro ride.
Docklands Apartment With Panoramic Views
Situated in the Docklands Hotel, this luxurious serviced apartment makes the perfect stay for solo travelers and couples.
Offering expansive views of the Neva River and access to hotel facilities, this top-rated rental is certainly one of the best St. Petersburg Airbnbs. The modern studio space is filled with high-end furnishings and offers a ton of natural light. Furnished with a king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress and a small dining table, the space is very comfy for one or two guests. There is also a small full kitchen with an electric cooktop and an espresso machine, and the en suite bathroom boasts a heated towel rack, heated floors, an in-unit washing machine, and a rain-style walk-in shower. Outside of the building, you’ll find a beachfront lounge with comfy outdoor furnishings and a playground.
The Docklands Hotel is a four-star accommodation on Vasilyevsky Island also offering a gym, a recreation area, and an on-site restaurant. Downtown attractions are just 15 minutes away by taxi or 10 minutes away by metro, and there are several museums and theaters on the island.
Cozy Top-Floor Apartment With a Fireplace
Exposed wooden beams and original brickwork contribute to the warm and rustic atmosphere in this peaceful attic apartment.
Up to four guests can sleep in this one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom rental, which offers a king-size bed with a pillow-top mattress and two floor mattresses. The spacious living room is illuminated by several large windows and features a brown leather sofa, a vibrant yellow armchair, and several stocked bookshelves. Across the room, you’ll find the full kitchen equipped with stainless-steel appliances and wooden countertops. The kitchen and living area are separated by a large dining table, over which hangs a crystal chandelier. There is also an updated full bathroom with heated floors, a heated towel rack, and a walk-in shower with an exposed brick wall, and the apartment comes with plenty of open space and storage space for keeping your luggage.
Set in a quiet neighborhood right beside Nevsky Prospect, this lovely St. Petersburg Airbnb is surrounded by beautiful old buildings and an interesting combination of local and tourist attractions.
Eclectic Apartment in a Central Neighborhood
If you’re looking for a four-person rental apartment in St. Petersburg that offers a spacious layout with a bit more privacy, consider a stay in this two-bedroom, two-bathroom flat.
The unique interior is absolutely stunning, with cozy window seats, vibrant pops of color, and opulent gold accents. Pastel blue walls and shiny white cabinetry add to the cool and tranquil atmosphere of the full kitchen, which is appointed with stunning marble flooring and a lengthy wooden breakfast table. The main bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed, and the second bedroom doubles as a living room with a sofa bed and a wall-mounted Smart TV. Each of the full bathrooms features fun tropical wallpaper, and the larger of the two comes with heated floors, a cozy indoor fireplace, a luxurious rain-style walk-in shower, and a separate soaking tub.
The pale pink exterior of the historic building stands out among the street’s many shops and restaurants. Also filled with temples, architectural monuments, and popular museums, the neighborhood is the perfect for exploring the city’s most sought-after attractions.
Bright Docklands Apartment
Another lovely serviced apartment in the Docklands Hotel, this studio rental is equipped with everything you’ll need for a comfortable stay and more.
The interior is furnished with a luxurious king-size bed and decorated with lively indoor plants and beautiful decorative mirrors. Furnished with a plush king-size bed and a small breakfast table, the minimalist living space is ideal for one or two guests. There is also a full bathroom with a vessel-sink, a spa-style walk-in shower, and an in-unit washer, and the full kitchen is appointed with an electric cooktop and an espresso machine. Large windows surrounded by exposed brick provide panoramic views of the Neva River, and modern wall art adds to the stylish and well-decorated atmosphere.
If you’re looking for a luxurious Airbnb in St. Petersburg with comfortable amenities, convenient services, and more facilities than your average hotel room, you can’t go wrong with a Docklands serviced apartment.
Newly Renovated Apartment in an Old House
With high ceilings, classic Russian architecture, and a modern interior design, this desirable short-term rental in St. Petersburg offers a comfy and stylish accommodation for solo travelers and couples.
Characterized by deep red accents and minimalist wall art, the sleek and sophisticated living area makes the perfect place to enjoy relaxing nights beside the original indoor fireplace. Separated by a glass divider, the sleeping area is furnished with a comfy double bed, and the apartment comes with 1.5 bathrooms, the larger of which features a deep soaking tub.
There is also a large full kitchen with updated appliances, a round dining table, and a bright window that looks out to the historic streets below. Pets are allowed in the apartment, and additional amenities include free parking on the premises and baby gear for guests traveling with small children.
Set right on the bustling Rubinstein Street, this central Airbnb in St. Petersburg is surrounded by several popular restaurants, museums, and galleries.
Spacious St. Petersburg Airbnb in the Historic Center
This homey two-bedroom apartment is beautifully appointed and fully furnished for maximum comfort.
Each of the bedrooms is furnished with a king-size bed and offers a pillow-top mattress and room-darkening shades. The larger of the two also offers a convenient vanity that doubles as a desk, and the cozy living room comes with an ultra-comfy sectional sofa and a Smart TV. The interior is decorated with cool-toned neutrals and bright white furnishings, and the spacious dining area comes with a beautiful black curio cabinet and a full selection of eye-catching artwork. The apartment also comes with a convenient half bath in addition to a luxurious full bathroom with a heated towel rack and a rain-style walk-in shower. There is also a large full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and shiny white cabinetry as well as a high-end espresso machine and a dishwasher.
Situated just a short walk away from Nevsky Prospect, the Airbnb is within walking distance of the Hermitage Museum, the Palace Square, the Summer Garden, and St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
Light-Filled Apartment Near the Hermitage Museum
Rent an apartment in St. Petersburg that offers a spacious and open design with this bright and airy one-bedroom abode.
Furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed, the apartment makes a very comfortable stay for couples and small groups of up to four guests. Large doors in the bedroom open directly into the living room and allow natural light to flow freely throughout the space. The historic building was originally built over two centuries ago, and part of the bedroom wall has been preserved from its original construction. Partially separated from the living area by a wide serving hatch, the full kitchen features updated appliances, a large dining table, and a floor-to-ceiling window. There is also an updated full bathroom with shiny blue tilework, a walk-in shower, and a deep soaking tub. Additional amenities include a heated towel rack, an in-unit washer, and baby gear available upon request.
In front of the building, you’ll find a quaint courtyard, and right next to the building is a lovely waterfront promenade. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly, and the apartment offers easy access to canal rides, Palace Square, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and the Hermitage Museum.
Quiet Apartment With a Private Library
Wrapping up our list of the best Airbnbs in St. Petersburg is a serene apartment made specifically for rest and relaxation.
The interior is marked by pastel walls and light-colored furnishings. In the cozy living room, an artistic depiction of the world map hangs above an ultra-comfy teal sofa, and a full wall of bookshelves is available for your enjoyment. There is also a small dining table that doubles as a convenient desk space, and sheer white curtains drape over several grand windows that flood the space with natural light. The full kitchen is in an open space with the living area and boasts updated appliances and a full selection of cooking supplies. With 1.5 bathrooms and one bedroom with a queen-size bed, the space is ideally suited for solo travelers, couples, and small groups of up to three guests.
Surrounded by historic monuments and exciting attractions, the apartment is also within walking distance of a large shopping center and the Oktyabrsky Grand Concert Hall.
That concludes our list of the best Airbnb rentals in St. Petersburg. Ensure that you’re making the most of your time in the city by securing a top-rated vacation rental.