Attracting tourists with its iconic culture and magical atmosphere, Venice is truly a city like no other. Its mesmerizing architecture reflects its unique and varied history as a trading center, and the floating city has long been a place of interest for prominent artists and intellectuals. Visitors are also drawn in by its atmospheric waterways, romantic gondola rides, and famous carnival parades.
Finding the right accommodation is essential to making the most of your trip, which is why we’ve compiled this list of the best Airbnb rentals in Venice. To ensure they’re of the highest quality, all of the rentals listed are hosted by superhosts and hold Airbnb Plus status. For those unfamiliar with Airbnb, superhosts have a proven track record of providing exceptional hospitality, while Airbnb Plus properties have been verified through in-person inspection. Each listing also features an abundance of modern comforts, including complimentary toiletries, TV, and Wi-Fi.
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Welcoming Apartment With a Private Terrace
Kicking off our list of the best Venice Airbnbs is an apartment that boasts luxurious amenities, stunning views, and a quiet location.
A great option for a solo traveler or a couple, this one-bedroom rental offers a queen-size bed that can accommodate two guests. The exposed wooden beams contrast with the modern furnishings and create a cozy ambiance throughout the apartment. Every room offers luxurious heated floors, and the full bathroom features a walk-in shower, a heated towel rack, and a washer. There is a separate full kitchen that boasts stainless-steel appliances and an espresso machine, and the family room is bright and spacious with a large dining table, a cozy purple sofa, and wall-mounted Smart TV. The apartment also offers a terrace, which can be accessed from the living room and offers a dining table and breathtaking views of the canal.
Located at the foot of the Storto Bridge, this Airbnb in Venice offers guests the best of both worlds with a quiet and tranquil location only 10 minutes away from Venice’s main tourist attractions. In the summer, the neighborhood also offers various festivals and concerts.
Beautiful Retreat With Canal Views
This gorgeous vacation rental in Venice is characterized by antique accents, opulent décor, and uniquely lavish touches.
Up to four guests can stay in the apartment, which offers two bedrooms with double beds, a luxurious full bathroom with a walk-in shower, and an additional half bathroom. Antique exposed beams and arched windows and doors add old-world charm to this romantic abode. In the living room, you’ll find antique decorations and a small white sofa situated in front of the TV. The focal point of the home is a small sitting area next to the full kitchen, which offers a glass floor and French doors. Open up the doors and enjoy the view of the gondolas floating by. Look down and you’ll see the canal flowing right below you. Additional amenities include a washing machine, a dishwasher, and an elevator in the building.
The apartment is situated above a canal in the bustling neighborhood of Cannaregio where guests can find authentic bars, restaurants, and shops popular among the locals. Piazza San Marco and its surrounding attractions are also just a short stroll away.
Romantic Apartment in a 16th-Century Building
Step back in time with this romantic Venetian getaway. With its quiet and convenient location, rich history, and authentic décor, this rental is certainly one of the best Airbnbs in Venice.
The entry and interior are constructed with authentic, original Venetian materials, and modern amenities have been added to provide guests with the most comfortable stay possible. Original floors, antique exposed beams, and opulent chandeliers from the Venetian island of Murano preserve the apartment’s romantic history. The rental can accommodate up to four guests with a king-size bed in the lofted bedroom and a Murphy bed in the living room. There is also a full kitchen and a full bathroom with a heated towel rack and a washer. Bright red sofas in the living area complement the warm wood dining table and burnt orange walls. Picturesque windows and French doors flood the space with natural light, and in the back of the building, you’ll find a small courtyard with a wooden gondola and antique details.
Located just a short stroll away from popular monuments and famous attractions, this Venice Airbnb is tucked away in a tranquil area hidden from the hordes of tourists and hustle and bustle of the city.
Attic Apartment Overlooking Venetian Roofs
For a cozy stay with a private roof terrace, check out this short-term apartment rental in Venice.
The bright interior offers white walls and furnishings that contrast with occasional pops of color. The studio layout can sleep three people with one double bed and a smaller daybed in the living area. There is also a cozy reading nook and a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and a washer. The well-equipped full kitchen boasts emerald green cabinetry, an espresso maker, and a two-person breakfast table. Guests can also access the private terrace from the kitchen, which offers another small breakfast table and lounge chairs. This unique outdoor space is the perfect place to gaze over the neighboring rooftops and take in the views of the iconic city.
Centrally located in Venice’s Castello district, this top-floor apartment is only a few steps away from Piazza San Marco and the city’s most popular spots. The rental sits on Via Garibaldi, which offers wider walkways, green spaces, and several bars and restaurants.
Glamorous Modern Apartment
This family-friendly Airbnb in Venice offers a comfortable stay with a ton of modern amenities in a quiet residential neighborhood.
Up to four guests can stay in this elegant abode. The bedroom features a queen-size bed, a sofa-bed, and a stylish accent wall decorated with Gucci wallpaper. In the living room, you’ll find a double sofa bed, a dining table, and French doors that open onto a private terrace. The full kitchen comes fully stocked with everything you’ll need to prepare a gourmet meal, high-end appliances, an espresso machine, and a convenient dishwasher. As an added bonus, your host thoughtfully provides a nice bottle of complimentary wine. There is also a full bathroom with calming blue accents, stylish wall decorations, and a rain-style walk-in shower.
Situated in a quiet and safe area, this apartment is the perfect place to relax after a fun day of sightseeing. From the bus station right next door you can take a short ride to central Venice, and there are several supermarkets, shops, and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Uniquely, this Airbnb is pet-friendly, and your hosts will also provide a high chair and a crib for guests with young children.
San Marco Apartment With a Rooftop Terrace
If you’re looking for a Venice Airbnb in the most central location possible, you can’t go wrong with this fabulous rental.
This Airbnb is a great choice for a couple or a small group, as it offers two bedrooms and can accommodate up to three guests. The main bedroom offers a double bed with a memory foam mattress, a computer desk with a printer, and a standing valet. Opulent pink curtains drape in front of picturesque windows, and a stunning chandelier hangs from exposed wooden beams. Antique furniture, tasteful artwork, and Venetian lamps make for a one-of-a-kind stay.
The second bedroom can be found in a cozy mezzanine and offers a single bed, perfect for a third guest to relax in comfort and privacy. The luxury continues in the living room, which features rustic exposed brick, high-end furnishings, and stylish wallpaper. There is also a full kitchen with a small breakfast table and doors that lead onto a patio. This private outdoor space is a great place to enjoy a meal in the fresh air or a warm cup of coffee in the morning. The full bathroom is adorned in Venetian mosaic and offers a heated towel rack, a washer, and a rain-style walk-in shower.
The home sits in the heart of the San Marco district, the liveliest and most central in the city. The convenient location is just a short stroll away from the Grand Canal and steps away from a vast assortment of bars, restaurants, shops, and boutiques.
Charming Apartment Near Rialto
For a rental apartment in Venice that can accommodate larger groups, consider this three-bedroom flat near the famous Rialto Bridge.
The home is well-suited for up to five guests with two large bedrooms with double beds and one smaller bedroom with a single bed. The spacious living room boasts period furniture, stylish rugs, and an eye-catching red leather sofa that matches the stunning red chandelier. There is also a small dining table accompanied by antique chairs with red cushions and two sets of glass doors that open onto a Juliet balcony. The separate full kitchen offers high-end appliances and a second dining table, and the full bathroom boasts a twin vanity and a walk-in shower.
This apartment is a great choice for anyone looking to avoid crowds of tourists while still staying within walking distance of Venice’s major sites. You will also find a plethora of great local restaurants just around the corner.
Dreamy Upscale Abode
Rent an apartment in Venice that offers a convenient location and boasts old-world charm reflective of the city’s rich history.
Characterized by striped wallpaper and elegant décor, the interior offers guests a taste of Venetian style. Each of the two bedrooms are beautifully and uniquely decorated and offer a double bed. A gallery wall with beautiful artwork hangs above the bright blue sofa in the living area, which also features a four-person dining table, a stunning chandelier, and two arched windows that flood the room with sunlight. There is also a full bathroom and a full kitchen with white cabinetry, a dishwasher, and a decorative backsplash.
Centrally located in San Polo, this charming rental is within walking distance of popular sights, including the Grand Canal and the famous Venetian church, San Giacomo di Rialto. The area also boasts a vibrant nightlife and offers great restaurants.
Bright Loft With Canal Views
This Airbnb in Venice offers a combination of modern elements and traditional Venetian style.
Well suited for up to four guests, the apartment is furnished with a double sofa bed in the living area and a double bed in the lofted bedroom. The living area is lively and bright with soaring ceilings, large arched windows, indoor plants, and a four-person dining table.
The lofted bedroom is located above the living room and features rustic exposed wooden beams, a spacious wardrobe, an assortment of books, and a dedicated workspace. There are also two full bathrooms and an open-concept kitchen that is well equipped with a wide range of cooking supplies and high-end appliances.
The apartment offers a plethora of fine art, as well as books and catalogues with interesting prints. It is the perfect rental for art lovers, as it is also located in the Dorsoduro district, which has historically attracted artists and scholars from all over the world. Within walking distance of the famous Accademia Gallery of Venice, the Grand Canal, and San Marco, this apartment is a great choice for those looking to stay in a central location.
Elegant Flat Near the Grand Canal
Enjoy a magnificent stay in a central location with this classic Venetian flat.
The interior features original Venetian floors, antique furnishings, and brilliant artwork in every room. In the quaint living room, you’ll find a chic white sofa, vintage Venetian furniture, and a Smart TV. There is also a full kitchen with a large dining table and an espresso machine, as well as a full bathroom with a walk-in shower. Up to four guests can stay in the apartment, which offers one bedroom with two single beds and another with a queen-size bed and an attached balcony with breathtaking views. If you find the space appealing but you’re traveling with a larger party, you can contact the host about renting a connected apartment on the same floor.
A short stroll away from the Grand Canal, this Venice Airbnb is in an ideal location for exploring historic Venice.
Spacious Apartment in Campo Sant’Angelo
Skip the commute and step right into the heart of Venice with this beautifully decorated modern condo.
The combination of authentic details and modern amenities make this rental both elegant and comfortable. The bedroom features a queen-size bed, colorful accents, and authentic Murano glass. The double sofa bed in the living room makes for another comfortable place to sleep. The room’s green walls, gold chandelier, and antique wooden furniture create a dreamlike opulence and make it a great place for everyone to relax and recharge. For nights when you’re not dining at one of Venice’s famous restaurants, the full kitchen boasts stylish chrome cabinetry and high-end stainless-steel appliances. There is a dining area furnished with a four-person breakfast table and a full bathroom with a rain-style walk-in shower. The host allows guests to bring their pets and will also provide baby gear upon request. Additional amenities include a dishwasher and a washer and dryer.
Located on a tranquil street in Venice’s historic center, the condo is a short walk away from major sites, including the Fenice Opera House, the Rialto Bridge, and Piazza San Marco.
Contemporary Canal-Side Apartment
Choose an Airbnb in Venice that offers a convenient location and an atmosphere of pure elegance.
With white furnishings, Venetian art, and gold accents, this centrally located apartment exudes luxury in every room. When you enter the home, you’ll be met with a well-decorated foyer that leads into a spacious living room with a large sectional sofa. The versatile bedroom is furnished with two single beds that can be combined to form a comfy king-size bed upon request. There are two full bathrooms. One offers a Jacuzzi tub, and the other has a walk-in shower. Every inch of the apartment has been thoughtfully crafted to ensure that guests have the most pleasant stay possible. After enjoying a jet massage in the large tub, warm up with a towel from the heated rack or turn in for the night and sleep in easily with room-darkening shades.
There is a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a wall-mounted TV as well as a formal dining area with a stylish contemporary table. The apartment also comes with a wide range of convenient amenities, including a toddler bed, a travel crib, a washing machine, and a dishwasher.
Staying on the canal means that you’ll enjoy stunning scenery and fun attractions right outside your door. Walk a few steps to historic monuments, galleries, and restaurants, or relax at home and enjoy the serenades of nearby gondoliers.
Waterfront Retreat in a Historic Building
Enjoy a peaceful island retreat away from bustling crowds and tourist traps with this beautiful apartment in Giudecca.
This vacation apartment for rent in Venice features traditional Italian architecture and is styled with a combination of antique and chic décor. The beautiful historic building sits right on the water, and guests can enjoy fabulous waterfront views from the living area and the bedroom. Soft colors and a ton of natural light make the space tranquil and pleasant. One or two guests can stay in the one-bedroom flat, which has a queen-size bed and one full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The living room is also a great space to relax with its high ceilings, stunning chandelier, and cozy furniture. For when you don’t feel like going out to eat, there is a formal dining table and a full kitchen with everything you’ll need to cook a meal.
Giudecca is a separate island located a two-minute ferry ride away from Venice’s historic center. If you’re traveling to Venice and looking to mingle with locals and experience authentic Venetian culture, this Airbnb is the perfect choice for you. In addition to its unrivaled views and strong art culture, the neighborhood offers a vast assortment of delicious local dining options.
Tranquil Apartment in San Marco
This Airbnb in Venice offers a tranquil and private reprieve from the lively atmosphere of the surrounding city.
With three floors, two bedrooms, and 1.5 bathrooms, this bright and airy apartment can comfortably accommodate up to four guests. When you enter the apartment on the ground level, you’ll find a small sitting area, a washer and dryer, and ample closet space great for extra storage. Walking up to the second level, you’ll be met with the main living room, the full kitchen, and the full bathroom. The bathroom offers a luxurious walk-in shower and a heated towel rack, and the living area offers an ultra-comfy sofa, a wall-mounted Smart TV, and a formal dining table. Both bedrooms and the half bathroom are on the top floor of the apartment. The smaller bedroom is furnished with a single bed, and the larger bedroom offers a double bed with a memory foam mattress and another wall-mounted TV.
If you like to be in the center of the action and close to all major attractions, this is the vacation rental for you. Located on a quiet street surrounded by canals, the apartment is just a few steps away from the city’s most popular points of interest.
Colorful Apartment Overlooking the Rio Marin Canal
Last but certainly not least is a Venice Airbnb well suited to accommodate a large group of friends or family.
Decorated with a vibrant style, this three-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom townhouse can host up to eight guests. Although there are several comfy couches in the colorful and spacious living room, this apartment offers enough bedroom space that no one will need to crash in the common areas. The largest bedroom is furnished with one double bed and two single beds. Another bedroom offers one double bed, and the third bedroom features two more single beds. The large separate dining room has space for everyone, and there is another long dining table in the full kitchen. Picturesque windows throughout the home offer beautiful canal views, and guests will also have access to a magical garden terrace furnished with a small outdoor table. Convenient amenities, including a dishwasher, a washing machine, and baby gear, offer all the comforts of home.
The townhouse is set in the Santa Croce neighborhood of Venice, an area with a unique charm and a vast assortment of local amenities. Conveniently, the popular attractions of the San Marco neighborhood are also within walking distance.
Whether you’re looking for a tranquil retreat away from the crowds or a central rental on the Grand Canal, we hope this list of the best Airbnbs in Venice helps you narrow down your top picks.