There are many excellent hotels in Olbia!
While Olbia as a city if often overlooked in favor of other more popular tourist destinations such as the nearby Costa Smeralda and San Teodoro, it’s vicinity to a well served international airport and the harbor make it a great place to base yourself to explore Northeastern Sardinia.
The city itself has more to offer than meets the eye. There are interesting museums, nearby archeological sites, excellent restaurants and a short drive will take you to some of the best beaches in Northern Sardinia, whereas a quick boat ride will take you to unique islands such as Tavolara and Molara.
A stay in Olbia obviously requires a good place to sleep at. There are plenty of good choices, since this is a fairly large town. Since I go there often, I have tried a bunch of places and selected the best for you. Continue reading for a selection of the best hotels in Olbia.
Make sure to also read my post A Short Guide To Olbia.
The Best Hotels In Olbia
This is one of the best hotels in Olbia for sure! The hotel is very close to the airport and just a few kilometers from the city center – you’ll need a car to get to town. All rooms are equipped with every comfort, some have a terrace, and there is a pool available for all guests. WiFi and parking are free, and the property is pet-friendly. One of the added bonus is the bar and the restaurant, one of the best in town. Even if you don’t plan to stay here, make sure to go there for dinner!
This hotel is close to Pittulongu Beach – the most famous in the area – and 5 kilometers away from the city center. It offers free parking and free WiFi; the rooms come complete with everything you might need for a comfortable stay. There is a pool, and a restaurant serving delicious food. All the attractions of the area are just a short drive from Luna Lughente.
Ideal for those who plan to explore the city thoroughly, this hotel is located in the center of Olbia and is close to every important attraction and monument. You can choose between a buffet and continental breakfast every morning, and enjoy rooms equipped with everything necessary for a great stay. The hotel also offers a car rental service, so you don’t have to get to the airport or the harbor in case you want to get out of town for a day.
If you are a fan of quiet and nature, this agriturismo is a nice pick. Surrounded by a garden of olive groves and other endemic plants, and located in a great area of Olbia, B&B Majore offers comfort, delicious food, and helpful staff. The rooms are all complete with everything you may need for a cozy stay. WiFi is free through the property, and there are free parking spots and an airport shuttle bus service for guest who require it.
Located in the city center, close to several attractions in Olbia, this Bed and Breakfast offers Italian traditional and buffet breakfast options, free WiFi, a common living room, and a terrace. The rooms all have air conditioning and everything else you might need for a comfortable stay. Carpe Diem is in an excellent area of Olbia and you won’t have any problems finding a free parking spot.
Another bed and breakfast in a great area of town, Kenzia offers free WiFi, Italian breakfast, free parking, and rooms equipped with everything, including air conditioning. You will be staying close to Olbia’s main attractions such as the Archeological Museum of Olbia and, in case you don’t feel like exploring Olbia, you can enjoy your free time on the common terrace.
One of my favorite hotels in Olbia, this is actually my top pick. It’s a lovely small guest house with just 3 rooms; right by San Simplicio Church and close to the train station. You won’t be in the heart of the historic center of town, but at a very easy walking distance – just a few minutes. Close to Altré, there are bars, restaurants and pizzerie. Rooms are comfortable, spacious and clean, equipped with everything you need for a short stay.
The owners will be happy to help you with any information you may need about the area! They are real foodies in case you need a good restaurant recommendation, too.
La Casa del Pittore
Another place I love to stay at, this guest house is right behind Corso Umberto, in the historic center of Olbia, and mere steps away from San Paolo Church. It’s been recently renovated, and all rooms are very spacious and comfortable. A full breakfast is served daily in the dining room upstairs and a nice terrace is the perfect place for a morning coffee or a sunset drink – views of the church included!
Located in an excellent area, close to all the most important attractions in Olbia, this property offers broad, bright rooms equipped with every comfort. WiFi is free throughout the property and so is parking. You can book a shuttle service to and from the airport. The view from the rooms is beautiful, and the position, only 400 meters from the city center, is ideal for a pleasant stay.
If you prefer having the quiet and the space of a whole apartment, a private place all for yourself, Smeralda Flats is what you are looking for. Located in an excellent area of Olbia, it offers self-catering apartments that all come with a spacious bathroom, bedroom, and kitchen equipped with everything you might need, free WiFi, and free parking. A washing machine is also available for guests.
Another apartment complex located close to the main attractions of Olbia, and steps away from the city center, Residenze Civitas offers self-catering apartments with a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and every comfort you might want for your stay. WiFi is free throughout the property and there’s plenty of parking available in the area.
If you are planning your trip to Olbia, these other posts may be useful:
- A Guide To Renting A Car In Olbia
- How To Get From The Airport To Olbia City Center
- How To Get From Cagliari To Olbia