The 5 Best Airbnbs in Santiago De Compostela

Empty street in Old Town Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
Empty street in Old Town Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain | © Gábor Kovács / Alamy Stock Photo
The capital city of Spain’s culture-rich Galicia province, Santiago de Compostela is also famous for being the final destination of the Camino de Santiago. Find out where to stay for authentic private accommodation with our choice of the best Airbnbs in Santiago de Compostela.

Millions of visitors head to Santiago de Compostela each year, many of whom have reached the city by foot along the world-famous Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route. Steeped in history and religious tradition, the city is also the capital of Galicia, a province known for its fantastic food culture. When you’ve finished exploring the ancient streets of the old town and its UNESCO-listed buildings, these fabulous Airbnbs will provide just the respite you need.

A charming flat in the centre of the Old Town

This flat offers great value for money in the centre of Santiago © Airbnb
This flat offers great value for money in the centre of Santiago | Courtesy of Airbnb

This cozy flat located in the heart of the old town of Santiago de Compostela offers real value for money. The main living area offers a fully equipped kitchen area with oven, stove, microwave and pots, pans and silverware. There’s also a cozy sofa – which converts into a bed – and flat screen television with access to Netflix. A separate bedroom comes with a double bed and its own television, while the bathroom boasts a powerful walk-in shower.

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A house with its own private garden in the centre

House with Private Garden in the Centre
House with private garden in the centre | Courtesy of Oscar / Airbnb

Couples will fall in love with the charm of this quirky home and its intimate garden. The house was fully renovated in 2012 yet has preserved many features of the original Galician architecture, such as stone beams and exposed brick walls. A bright conservatory-style lounge offers views of the garden and doubles as a bedroom thanks to the sofa bed. However, in the winter you’ll struggle to tear yourself away from the wood burner in the dining area. All this is within walking distance of the city centre and its amenities.

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Spacious apartment with parking near the Cathedral

This stylish flat sleeps up to five guests © Airbnb
This stylish flat sleeps up to five guests | Courtesy of Airbnb

This family-owned apartment is located just a short walk from Santiago’s historic cathedral and the main sights of the old town. Stylishly renovated, the apartment comes with its own parking space and can be accessed by elevator. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with an oven, stove, dishwasher and cooking utensils. There are two bedrooms: one spacious double, and a smaller room with two single beds. The lounge is bright and roomy, offering the possibility of converting the sofa into a fifth sleeping space.

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Spectacular apartment in a beautiful 18th-century house

Stay in one of Santiago's most historic buildings © Airbnb
Stay in one of Santiago's most historic buildings | Courtesy of Airbnb

This spacious apartment is situated in a historic building that was renovated in the 18th century by one of Santiago’s most eminent architects of the time, Fernando Casas Novoa, who also built the façade of the town’s cathedral. There are two large bedrooms with ample storage, one double and one twin, and living space. A fully-equipped kitchen boasts original stone features, while an adjacent dining area means guests can eat comfortably at home. The bright, roomy lounge area combines convenient modern sofas with select antiques and original artwork. The apartment is located within the heart of Santiago’s historic old town and has been owned by the same family for generations.

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Charming apartment with stunning rooftop views

Charming airbnb with rooftop views
Charming airbnb with rooftop views | Courtesy of Jesus/Airbnb

This chic, modern one-bed apartment, located just off the main road from Rúa do Vilar, is a three-minute walk from the airport shuttle stop, main bus stop and taxi rank. The highlight is the killer view which makes this an ideal place to enjoy your morning coffee before hitting the town.

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These recommendations were updated on April 16, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.