What better way to experience a new destination than to enhance it by staying in one of the many Airbnb locations around the world? Hotels can sometimes feel uninspired or unoriginal, thats why we love using Airbnb whenever we get the chance.
Airbnb is perfect for budget travelling, but surprisingly also for luxury travel. Get inspired by this list of 10 luxurious European Airbnb locations.
St. Pancreas Clock Tower – London
We both have lived in London and we know the city quite well, so it came as a surprise to find out that there actually is an apartment in the Clock tower at St. Pancreas (King Cross) Station. Located in what used to be the George Gilbert Scott’s hotel building built in 1868, this apartment offers its guests a chance to experience an authentic London experience.
Villa San Gennariello B&B – Naples, Italy
What better way to experience Italy than to sleep in a real Italian Villa? This gorgeous Villa with its large rooms and antique furnishings was built in the 1700s. Located near Pompeii, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Ischia Campi Flegrei, and the archaeological excavations of Herculaneum, this apartment is an ideal location for an authentic Italian holiday.
Historic English Castle- Cumbria, UK
With its gothic windows, grand turrets, stained glass and oak panelling, this Victorian Castle is the closest you will experience to living like a true royal. Built in 1841, this castle is now a family owned bed and breakfast with 15 rooms for hosting visitors. For those interested in exploring Northern England, especially the beautiful Lake District, this is the place for you.
Medieval Tower in Ancient Abbey- Italy
Go back in time and stay in this medieval tower. This tower, located in the town of Tuscania, is a part of a Cisterian abbey that was built in 1146. Surrounded by pastures and fields of lavender, yet only an hour’s drive from the major city of Rome, there is plenty of time for both relaxation and adventure.
Luxury in Berlin- Berlin, Germany
Although not everyone visits Berlin specifically for “luxury”, this 19th century heritage apartment offers a taste of European elegance to compliment your stay in this fresh and youthful city.
17th Century Canal house- Amsterdam
Located in the oldest part of Amsterdam, this gorgeous canal house dates back to 1608. Only a 5 minute walk from the main train station and located near all kinds of shops and restaurants (not to mention the beautiful view of the canal), what else could you ask for on your holiday in Amsterdam?
Trullo Aromatic Green- Ostuni, Italy
Stay in a 300 year old traditional “trullo”, unique to this region of Puglia. Relax and enjoy the scenic views of the Italian countryside or walk amongst the many olive, almond, cherry and mulberry trees, taking in all that this beautiful property has to offer.
High Marais- Paris
Feel like a true Parisian in this 17th century apartment located in the trendy and historical district of Le Marais. This charming apartment with its exposed wood beams and vintage tiles is often rented out by event companies and photographers for its contemporary look and feel. Definitely a place to stay when visiting this romantic French city.
19th Century Boutique Apartment- Prague
This classic yet contemporary apartment is located in one of the most elegant neighbourhoods in Prague. The owners, an interior designer and interior photographer have created a beautiful space designed for both comfort and creative inspiration. Walk outside your door and into the main square in no more than 10 minutes- perfect for your next trip to beautiful Prague.
“Art Nouveau” Flat- Barcelona
An architectural experience of Catalan Art Nouveau, this spacious apartment built in 1906 is a perfect place to unwind when visiting the lively city of Barcelona. Located near the famous Park Guell, in the Barrio of Garcia, this modernized apartment is close to all sorts of trendy bars and restaurants that this neighbourhood has to offer.
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