The Best Airbnbs In Venice, Italy

Between the iconic canals and the romantic gondola rides, Venice, Italy, is a one-of-a-kind destination known for its amazing food, luxury shopping, and special history. According to VeniceLover, Venice is situated on the Adriatic Sea, and there are no normal roads in the city. Instead, residents and visitors travel through the various 177 canals on boats. Venice is also famous for its many bridges, and out of all of the cities in Italy, Venice is definitely one of the most unique and photogenic.

From boutique hotels to luxurious accommodations, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a lavish stay in Venice. However, if you're looking to immerse yourself in a more local experience, Airbnb is a great resource for finding revered rentals that set the scene for a picturesque stay. From modern condos to traditional Venetian homes with breathtaking canal views, here are some of the best Airbnbs in Venice, Italy!

Enjoy your own private canal view

Are you looking to take full advantage of the beautiful Venice canals? This canal bridge-level apartment located in the heart of Venice is the perfect spot for any traveler. According to Airbnb, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit hosts up to four guests, and offers all the incredible ground-floor canal views so often sought after, without any risk of flooding or water damage. Every single room of this incredible place boasts canal views and offers air conditioning, a hard-to-find amenity during the sweltering summer season.

The design and the decor only add to the beautiful views of the canals — the apartment has been entirely renovated, while still paying homage to its ancient interior heritage. The classic but minimal furniture matches the historic artworks and stone walls, allowing the traditional architecture and craftsmanship to shine. Breath-taking views from the windows, historic details, ancient decorations, and exposed wood beams all come together harmoniously in this stunning spot.

Feel like royalty in this old Venetian palace

What could be better than waking up to views of the actual Venice canal? Per the Airbnb listing, this two-bedroom rental can accommodate up to four guests, making it the perfect spot for a small group of travelers looking to have an unforgettable experience in Venice. In addition to providing guests with prime views of the canals, this Airbnb is just steps away from Mark Square, ensuring you'll see all of the most iconic landmarks and buildings in Venice.

Having been completely renovated in 2014, this rental has all the necessary modern amenities while maintaining the classic Italian charm that so many guests love. The arched windows are stunning; just be aware of the fact that you might see a random gondola row by every once in a while. From the brick walls to the exposed ceiling beams, this place is straight out of a Venetian fairytale.

Live in luxury at this massive Italian villa

Travel back in time in this ornate Venetian villa. This restored ground floor unit features frescoed ceilings, an impressive grand piano, luxurious renaissance-style furniture, original stucco winding up the walls, and sweeping canal views throughout. In addition to the villa's grand double door entrance, the property also offers a formal dining room and living room, a private balcony overlooking the canals, an intimate breakfast room, and a fully modernized kitchen. According to Airbnb, this property hosts up to six guests in its three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.

In addition to its incredible design and history, a stay at this Airbnb also offers the utmost convenience to many of Venice's most popular tourist attractions. Walk to neighborhood cafés and restaurants for morning coffee and post-sightseeing dinners, or board water taxis for a trip down the Grand Canal, past palaces, churches, museums, and more.

A five-star stay

Are you looking for a romantic Italian getaway? This brand new loft-style apartment in central Venice can act as a home base for all your adventures. You arrive at the front door in a canal water taxi, and can soak in the ground-level ambiance of the city from your home's living room. Although the exterior of the Airbnb is traditional, the interior is nothing but modern. Exposed wood beams meet funky window seat pillows and a groovy yellow bathroom to create a fun, unique aesthetic throughout the home. According to Airbnb, this unit hosts up to two guests in its open floor plan space, offering one bedroom, one bathroom, a fully modernized kitchen, and more.

The apartment offers easy access to some of Venice's most desirable attractions, like the Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, just steps away. Plus, the windows overlook the Rio di Santa Marina and the Church of Miracles.

Vacation in a private palazzo

Live inside a piece of history in this historical palazzo from the 1600s. This canal view residence is decorated in a traditional Venetian style. Everything about this home, from the architecture to the decor and incredible views, carries the essence of classic Venice. According to Airbnb, this stay is suitable for up to two guests. The one-bedroom and one-bathroom home features a full kitchen, a beautiful queen bed, a spacious bathroom, and more. The most impressive area of the home must be the patio attached to the living space. This sizable sitting area furnished with a vintage table and chairs invites guests to enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee so close to the canals you can almost touch them.

If you choose to leave this scenic spot, local exploration is a breeze because of this Airbnb's prime location. The apartment is situated only two minutes from the Cà Doro waterbus stop. The famous Rialto Bridge is only seven minutes away, and the iconic San Marco square is just a 12-minute walk!

Relax on a balcony overlooking a stunning lagoon

Whether you are looking for a central spot to call home throughout your busy Venetian days or a beautiful retreat to relax and spend the day in comfort, this bright studio apartment is the perfect place for your next vacation. According to Airbnb, this one-bedroom and two-bathroom apartment hosts up to four guests, big enough for a couple or a group of friends to enjoy together.

Located a couple of stories up from the ground level, the highlight of this rental is the breathtaking lagoon views from the private balcony off of the living area. Enjoy a cocktail or limoncello overlooking the sparkling water below, and feel the breeze off the lagoon throughout the entirety of the apartment. This residence provides the perfect combination of convenience and privacy since it is located in a quieter, less tourist-filled area, allowing guests to enjoy peace and quiet. However, they still have access to a wide variety of delicious local restaurants and one-of-a-kind shops.

A bright apartment in Venice

Located in the bustling neighborhood of Fondamenta Della Misericordia, this apartment won't disappoint tourists trying to stay centrally located. Per Airbnb, the home hosts up to three guests in a well-decorated single bedroom and bathroom design. The recently renovated and entirely modernized apartment features a private entrance and tasteful interior decor designed to ensure its guests feel comfortable and at home upon arrival. The main living space and open floor plan-style kitchen boast incredible canal and bridge views, allowing guests to sightsee from the comfort of their own temporary home.

This apartment's location is just 10 minutes walking distance from the Venice train station and steps from some of the best local businesses the city has to offer. This guarantees guests will be able to enjoy travel days and exploration days alike with comfort and ease.

Stay in the heart of Venice

This stylish apartment renovated in 2015 combines location and style. According to the Airbnb listing, this spot is suitable for up to three guests and offers one bedroom, one bathroom, and iconic Venice canal views. The living space has been decorated like something out of a magazine, as graphic artwork, trendy furniture, and crisp whites and bright colors throughout the home create a youthful, energizing ambhousee throughout the home.

The real standout feature of this adorable apartment is its prime location in the heart of Venice — situated in the lively neighborhood of Cannaregio, which is a typical Venetian area full of restaurants, bars, and shops, yet frequented by residents of the city. Just 10 minutes away from the train station and 15 minutes from Rialto bridge, everything you need is right at your fingertips in this Airbnb spot.

Soak in the view on this terrace

Are you looking for a quieter, more local experience? Enjoy sweeping views of the Venice cityscape from the peace of a more residential neighborhood in this apartment. According to Airbnb, this one-bedroom and one-bathroom rental hosts up to two guests, making it the perfect romantic couples getaway or home base for a girls' trip with good friends. Located on the Venetian island of Giudecca, this Airbnb is ideal for travelers looking to adventure beyond traditional touristy locations and surround themselves with local culture, food, and experiences. No cars or bikes are allowed on this unique island, making it the perfect place for travelers to explore on foot and admire the historic architecture of the area.

The star of this property is the incredible unobstructed view overlooking all of Venice and the expansive water below. Take advantage of the modern kitchen and enjoy a home-cooked meal on your private terrace, or snap a stellar skyline photo from the comfort of your private residence.

Enjoy rooftop views over the entire city

Who needs a rooftop bar when you have a private view like this? Enjoy a one-of-a-kind rental experience in this Venetian apartment. According to Airbnb, the property hosts up to four guests in two spacious bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Guests are also able to enjoy a fully modernized kitchen, a living room lined with rows and rows of colorful books, floating stairs leading to the second-story bedrooms, and of course, the breathtaking rooftop patio. Sip on a glass of wine and take in the 360-degree views overlooking a bird's eye view of St. Mark's Square and an up-close and personal view of Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal.

Although you may not ever want to leave your own personal rooftop experience, guests of this Airbnb will also find themselves within 10 minutes of the best attractions Venice has to offer, including the rich and colorful open-air fish and vegetable market of Rialto, a lively area full of shops and excellent restaurants and trattorie.

Live like a local in this Venetian home

From the floating canal views to the traditional interior, this apartment places guests in the heart of Venice. Per Airbnb, this loft can accommodate a maximum of four guests across two bedrooms, making this an ideal place for a small group of travelers hoping to stay right on the canals. The primary bedroom features a nice double bed, while the second bedroom has a single. However, the living room sofa can also be used as a bed, offering more space for travelers to spread out and sleep comfortably.

The kitchen features very modern cabinets and storage, and there is a small bistro table where you can enjoy your morning coffee or simple meals at home. There isn't much of an outdoor area that guests can utilize, but sitting right next to the canals offers an experience unlike any other, and you can take in the views from a variety of rooms in the rental.

Stay just minutes from local hotspots

Located in Old Town, this rental provides guests with the chance to experience the historic charm of Venice. According to the listing on Airbnb, this artistic space features design elements that blend modern decor with classic architecture. Enjoy breakfast at the round dining table and start each day in style, or end the evening with a glass of wine and a good book on the couch.

Plenty of artwork is worth noting in the guest unit, and the views of the canals are virtually unbeatable. Spend the day lounging near the windows and watch the gondolas roll by or catch a stunning sunset from the comfort of the living room. There is also a coffee maker that guests can use along with a microwave for heating leftover Italian food. Most importantly, there are so many nearby sights, restaurants, and stores that guests can walk to with ease.

Vacation in style in this modern apartment

Keep things simple yet sleek at this contemporary condo. Per Airbnb, this one-bedroom rental can host up to four guests across one cozy double bed and a plush sofa bed. The white and crisp walls are contrasted by exposed wooden beams across the ceiling, giving this modern space a vintage touch that remains true to classic Venetian architecture. Though it is on the smaller side, there is everything from a living room to a dining table where you can enjoy simple meals at home.

In addition to a full kitchen, there is also an in-unit washing machine, making it easy to stay organized and feel fresh during your stay. The spa-inspired shower and modern sink in the bathroom add to the overall ambiance of the space, and you can even set the mood by changing the color of the lighting while in the shower.

Invite the whole family to this modern mansion

Are you traveling with a larger group? Celestina is a condo that caters to all of your most luxurious needs. According to the Airbnb listing, this five-bedroom condominium can fit up to eight guests across five bedrooms, and there are also five bathrooms so that everyone can feel truly comfortable and spread out. Located right on the edge of the canals, Celestina promises the best of the best with a high-tech Sonos sound system, wine cooler, two fully equipped kitchens, and a beautiful primary bathroom with an inviting tub.

That said, the outdoor balcony is for sure the most stunning feature of this rental. Between the breathtaking canal views and the spacious dining table, hosting an Italian-inspired dinner on the balcony is an absolute must during your stay. Enjoy Terrazzo floors and Murano chandeliers while soaking up the very best that Venice has to offer.