Making your French rentals dream in the South of France come true in Montpellier using Airbnb & HomeAway
Coucou! If you’ve been reading American French Mom, you know I love everything about the South of France. Between the constant sunshine, beautiful views, and unbeatable way of life, it’s no wonder almost 90 million foreigners traveled to France in 2018. Montpellier (MPT), however, has stolen my heart. It is the hometown of my French husband, Yannick, and the first location I voyaged to in France. With all the history and architectural beauty, it would be a real shame to not stay as the locals do in an Airbnb or HomeAway French Rental in MPT. Finding a reliable and authentic French Rental can be frustrating. Therefore, I created a Top 10 Airbnb & HomeAway French rentals in Montpellier!
There are Airbnb and HomeAway rentals in MPT (Montpellier) for every stay. Sit back and relax because the hard work is done. Find your perfect French rental using the Top 10 Airbnb & HomeAway French rentals in Montpellier Guide.
- Family-friendly, baby specific rentals
- Pet-Friendly rentals using Airbnb and HomeAway
- Wheelchair Accessible French Rental using HomeAway
- Quiet Airbnb French Rentals
- Castle & Luxury Villas
- Qîtes & 18th Century History
*All the links below are sites that I personally visited or used in the past. I am not being paid/gifted etc. for my opinions or links within this post.
Airbnb plus & super host stay in Montpellier, France
1. For a quiet stay away from the tourist
The apartment is on the first floor of a stone building in the historic pedestrian center with no bars or restaurants, making it a peaceful retreat. It’s just behind the Panacea, which is a modern art living space.
2. For a unique stay in a Castle
Welcome to Castelnau Castle for a dive into history in the heart of a charming hamlet 15 minutes from Uzès. Authenticity, calm, and serenity! Come and discover Arles, Avignon, Nimes, Uzès, Provence, the Camargue, the Cévennes … On your arrival, a welcome drink will be offered in the Arms room. Do not miss the visit to the Tower where we discover 64 villages.
3. For a stay in the heart of the city
The apartment is located in the heart of the historical and pedestrian center. Walk to the famous Place de la Comédie to purchase exceptional local wares, sample delicious delicacies, and spend an afternoon in the scenic parks nearby.
4. For a chic stay for a larger group
The completely renovated apartment in an old building is located in the historic pedestrian area, typical of old Montpellier. In the immediate vicinity of the most shopping streets, bars, restaurants, and lively squares, the Corum, the Palais des Congrès, the Place de la Comédie and emblematic monuments of this beautiful city.
5. For a family adventure, pets included
This place is perfect for any family with young children, babies included. Comes equipped with a crib, pack and play and it’s pet-friendly! A spacious apartment in the center of Montpellier, suitable for 5 people. 2 bedrooms, and free WiFi.2 minutes walk from the main square (place de la comédie), train station and all tram lines.
HomeAway stays in Montpellier France
Yannick’s Maman, Marie-Claude, swears by HomeAway. They have reasonable prices and reliable home listings.
6. Yannick’s Pick (children, pets, smoking (on the terrace) all welcome
A mix of Bohemian, bourgeoisie on the side of fine arts, historic and pedestrian side Ecusson, housing is located just 5 minutes walk from the Place de la Comedie. This part of the city could approach a peaceful little village, with its southern spirit, its small shops, its market, its cafes, and many restaurants, parks, and games for children. You will not be able to resist its charm and the serene atmosphere that reigns there. This atmosphere can be extended to this huge and beautiful private terrace in the city center. 100% Authentic Montpellier.
7. For wheelchair accessibility close to the city
Bright and spacious 3 bedroom apartment with contemporary interiors (110 square meters in total). Conveniently located in the heart of one of Montpellier’s most attractive and sought after ‘neighborhoods’ (Boutonnet). Shops and facilities are close by and a short walk (20 minutes) will take you to the historic city center of Montpellier. The nearest tram station is only 10 minutes’ walk away and connects to locations all over the city. You are also only 30 minutes by car from the nearest beach.
8. For luxury, villa vibes
8 Double beds, 1 sofa bed. Each carefully furnished and decorated room, completely independent, with bath, WC, TV, WIFI Internet, air conditioning, opens onto the terrace and garden. 2 beds umbrella – 2 beds umbrella fitted sheets – 2 baby high chairs.
9. For a gîte experience perfect for babies and fur-babies alike
Inside the closest countryside of Montpellier, 4 stars gîte (prefectorial certification). Up to 5 people. Fully equipped. 10 km away from the sea. On location, there are 4 gîtes and 5 guest rooms. Each gîte has a little private courtyard with garden furniture. The Patio is common with the other rentals (swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, etc). Private car park and large greenery areas for your walks and sports activities. All amenities are perfectly maintained by Stéphane, the owner. He stays here, and he is at your disposal so that you can enjoy the best holidays ever. For weekends or a couple of days’ rentals.
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Experience the history of Montpellier in a modern luxury apartment! In the city center pedestrian, located between a church and a museum, the apartment is quiet yet close to restaurants, museums, and shops, allowing you to experience the atmosphere of the city, day and night. It is less than 10 minutes walk from the Montpellier train station, 15 minutes by taxi/car from the airport, or 3 minutes from the various tram lines, allowing you to discover the city and access the beaches of the Mediterranean. Several car parks are local.