Between a famous Gothic cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage palace, and its title as the unofficial capital of Champagne country, there are many reasons to visit Reims. Add to this its proximity to Paris – a quick 45 minutes on the TGV – and you have a getaway chock full of history and stunning architecture. Pack your bags and lock down your accommodation; we’ve selected the best Airbnbs in Reims for your stay.
There’s nothing conventional about Ludovic’s luxury suite in the Place D’Erlon, a square anchored by the stunning Subé fountain. With its contemporary design and fine art adornments scattered throughout, it could easily be mistaken for one of the city’s art galleries. Spread over two stories, including a sun-filled rooftop terrace, this spacious apartment can comfortably house four guests with its two bedrooms and ensuite baths. As it’s not exactly kid-friendly, staying here is better suited for a group of friends.
Another moniker for Reims is the ‘City of Kings’, derived from its royal past that saw two dozen kings begin their reigns at the Cathedral. You, too, are sure to feel like a king (or queen) with a stay in Guillaume’s nook, complete with a private spa that includes a Finnish sauna, hammam and a two-person Jacuzzi. Ideal for couples, the space is open concept with clean decor of natural wood and grey stone tiles. There’s a small kitchen available to prepare simple meals, but you’ll find tons of cafés and restaurants within walking distance.
Apartment with an incredible view of the Reims Cathedral
Bedroom at Anne-Catherine's airbnb | Courtesy of Anne-Catherine/Airbnb
Draw open the curtains from your king-sized bed draped with a silk duvet at Anne-Catherine’s apartment and let the sight of the Cathedral greet you as you begin your day. Head to the kitchen where you can brew a cup of coffee in the Nespresso machine, and not even have to ponder over where to get your breakfast as Anne-Catherine provides bread, orange juice, butter and jam for all her guests. The complementary use of a computer makes this is a particularly great choice if you find yourself in Reims for business, but it’s sure to delight couples, too.
This simple yet sleek Scandinavian-style unit that lies in the heart of Reims‘ city centre. It’s a four-minute walk from Place d’Erlon and a six-minute walk from the Cathedral. The minimalist aesthetic keeps everything looking fresh and clean, while a touch of greenery from house plants and artwork hung on the walls warm up the decor. Despite its central location, its courtyard-facing windows ensure a quiet night’s sleep.
Aurelie’s soft and feminine apartment lies a short walking distance from the Cathedral and from Patte d’Oie, a gorgeous 18th-century park that provides some green space in the core. Pastel shades and touches of wood give the space a country-chic feel. In the kitchen, you’ll be welcomed by jars of sweets and perhaps even a little note from Aurelie on a chalkboard, adding to her apartment’s cosy vibe.