Airbnb hosts are true experts in hospitality, extending warm welcomes to guests around the world. In June, we examined our host community throughout the USA to discover America’s most hospitable cities.

Now it’s Europe’s turn! We’ve combed through hundreds of thousands of reviews to determine where our European hosts truly raise the bar.

Europe hospitality map Airbnb

We’re proud of our incredible host community throughout Europe. We hope you get the chance to visit soon. (Read more on the methodology behind our Hospitality Index.)

1. Zurich

ZurichBeyond its reputation as a thriving financial capital, Zurich is a picturesque city buzzing with eclectic entertainment, chic shops, and trendy eateries. Don’t be shocked by the gracious nature of Zurich’s residents.

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2. Frankfurt

FrankfurtFrankfurt is so much more than skyscrapers. Beyond the skyline a young, vibrant art scene is developing its roots. Wandering through pretty Art Nouveau neighborhoods is pure bliss. Pretty cafés are warmly welcoming residents and visitors alike.

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3. Porto

Porto, a colorful yet partially decayed metropolis built into a hillside, complements its oenophile reputation with a flowering creative scene and bustling nightlife.

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4. Nice

An authentic and old charm, a city bathed in sunlight, an enchanting setting between the mountains and the sea. The reputation of Nice’s hosts goes hand in hand with their city’s beauties.

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5. Vienna

With its magnificent old buildings, imperial stories, nostalgic carriages and cozy coffee houses, Vienna boasts romance all year around!

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6. Hamburg

Offering more bridges than Venice, the gorgeous lake called Alster with its many little boats, a huge harbor breathing industrial charm, completed by a unique city beach, trashy hip neighborhoods and posh mansion districts: Hamburg is believed to be the most beautiful city in Germany.

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7. Oslo

Perfect for exploring by foot, Oslo sports diverse architecture, lively nightlife, world-class museums, and great public transit. The residents of this likable city are are lighthearted and accommodating.

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8. Brighton

There’s a holiday vibe to this chic seaside city. Its well-dressed residents are cultured, liberal, and full of community spirit. Expect a warm welcome.

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9. Mallorca

Mallorca’s beautiful beaches are known internationally. When people decide to return year after year, it’s thanks to the warmth of the island’s residents.

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10. Dublin

The Irish capital is famous for its hospitality. Dubliners welcome their guests with open arms and tasty libations. You’ll quickly be made to feel like family.

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Hospitable cities in the UK

Airbnb Hospitality Index for the UK

  • Inverness; With castles, lochs and highlands at your doorstep, Inverness has everything you’d imagine rural Scotland to be plus hosts raring to impart local knowledge, legends and ghost stories
  • Birmingham; In this canal city at the heart of the Midlands, Brummie hosts are renowned for welcoming you with a proper English brew and a Cadbury’s chocolate biscuit.
  • Bristol; Hosts in Bristol exube West Country warmth and charm. They can recommend underground music and local cider, all with a laid-back hippy vibe.
  • Southampton; This port town on the south coast of England is well known for its cleanliness, shipshape quality and the hosts lovable sense of humour.
  • Glasgow; In Glasgow hospitality is something of a competitive sport. Glaswegians are fiercely passionate about their fair city, famed for its art, music and modernist architecture.