The Architectural & Design Masterpieces on Airbnb
With cheaper flights this fall, it’s a good time to book your holiday abroad. Looking for a more local experience? Airbnb continues to give access to international historical homes, whether it be an Old-Havana villa in Cuba, or an architectural phenomenon built for a nobleman in Belgium. We’ve sifted through thousands of spaces and have uncovered some of Airbnb’s most impressive listings suited for the design-enthusiast, each capturing unique architectural elements to its local culture.
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Havana Casa Blanca in Havana, Cuba
This 19th-century villa is located in historic Morro-Cabaña park, overlooking the Havana Harbor and the Old Havana. The Spanish-style colonial home includes an outdoor garden, a pool and shaded terraces.
Link to book: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5694900
A Little House in Paris, France
This ancient industrial building has been converted into a charming well-collected home for friends and family. Including 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, the loft can accommodate up to 11 people comfortably.
Link to book: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2749954
The Sibarist Penthouse Garden in Madrid, Spain
This gorgeous luxury penthouse has a huge terrace with panoramic views of the city of Madrid. The space, designed by The Sibarist, is complimented with contemporary art pieces, reflecting the downtown vibe of the Chamberí Neighborhood.
Link to book: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/10682512
Avant-Garde Flat in Antwerb, Belgium
This luxurious 220 meter apartment was originally built in 1845 for one of Belgium’s nobleman. It has since been renovated, maintaining its original features. The tall ceilings and private entrance hall provides a spacious feel, coupled with large double glazed windows with great views of the historical church. The master bedroom faces an enclosed garden.
Link to book: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/9816979
An Architect’s Flat in Barcelona, Spain
This unique, incredibly spacious “Catalan Art Nouveau” flat is entered through a gorgeous reception hall. The architecture reflects Modernista Barcelona circa 1906, located in the area of Gracia in Plaza Lesseps. “Casa Ramos” was originally designed to accommodate the Ramos family in Barcelona, walking distance from Gaudi’s Park Güell. Almodovar, Allan Parker, Wim Wenders and many others have filmed in this space.
Link to book: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/959089