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Top 10 Airbnb Accommodations In Brighton, UK - Updated 2019

Updated Jul 04, 2019

Brighton is an incredibly popular destination in England. It’s a seaside resort town, and hour train ride south of London. The famous Brighton Pier offers rides and food, and is a great spot to watch the waves roll in. Brighton is known for its nightlife, art scene, shopping, and festivals.

Whether you’re dancing the night away, shopping for vintage clothes, or having a picnic on the pebble beach, you’re going to need somewhere to lay your head at night. Below are our top 10 Airbnb picks for your stay in Brighton.

1. Modern Warehouse Apartment (from USD 157)

First up on our list is this beautifully designed warehouse apartment. This is a great spot for lovers of mid century modern design, and has been recently restored. The kitchen and bathroom are new, and provide you with all the amenities you’ll need.

Located in central Brighton, you’ll be a five minute walk from the pier and a five minute walk from all the shops and restaurants The Lanes have to offer. Reviewers love the location, and say it’s a comfortable and quiet space despite being in the centre of town.

Modern Warehouse Apartment - Central Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
145 reviews
Entire loft 3 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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2. House in Hanover (from USD 124)

If you’re headed to Brighton with a group, check out this house which can sleep 6 people. It’s got a master bedroom, a double bedroom, and a double sofa bed. It’s furnished with luxuries like a heated massage chair and a big smart TV. There’s also a patio with a barbecue and twinkle lights, providing an excellent spot to relax during the warmer months.

The house has a bright and clean feel, and has modern furnishings. The host is a lover of kitschy knick-knacks though, so feel free to wander and check out all the retro wares. It’s located in the Hanover neighborhood, a trendy place with 20 pubs and several local shops. You’ll also be a short walk to anywhere in Brighton, so you’re not far from the sea shore!

Whole House in Hanover + patio in great location
Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom
159 reviews
Entire house 3 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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3. Sunny Garden Flat (from USD 110)

Another option a short walk from The Lanes and the sea shore is this Sunny Garden Flat. It’s got a bedroom with a king sized bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and an outdoor space which is great for those sunny days in Brighton. While, with a sofa bed in the living room, it can technically accommodate 4, reviewers say this is best experienced with 2 people.

Guests say the host is very friendly and accommodating, and enjoy how clean and comfortable the flat is. There’s space to relax on the sofa, eat at the breakfast bar, and to work on your laptop. A well-equipped and well-located flat for your stay in Brighton!

Sunny Garden Flat - sleeps 4
Brighton, United Kingdom
52 reviews
Entire apartment 2 beds 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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4. Unique Cottage (from USD 106)

For those who like to feel like you’re in the countryside, check out this Unique Cottage. Forming part of the old grounds of a Victorian stately home, the cottage is located in the large garden of the host’s home. In previous times, it was the gardener’s cottage. The garden surrounds you, so you’ll be able to relax outside and take in the greenery. But, you’re also just a 15 minute bus ride from central Brighton.

The cottage sleeps 4 guests, with two double beds in the bedroom. There is a stable door in the bedroom, opening out onto the beautiful garden. There’s also a fully-functioning kitchen, a barbecue, and an outside fire with wood supply. Guests rave about the friendly and accommodating hosts. Be prepared to be greeted with tea, coffee, and biscuits, and enjoy this countryside stay!

Unique Retreat Cottage (Free Parking)
Brighton, United Kingdom
68 reviews
Entire house 1 bed 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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5. Open plan home (from USD 124)

If you want a peaceful, family-friendly place, this open plan home has got you covered. It’s located on the outskirts of Brighton, which offers plenty of choices for your stay. It’s just 3 miles (5 km) from Brighton city centre and the sea, and a nearby bus can take you there in 20 minutes. But it’s also near to the South Downs, so if you’d like an escape to green rolling hills, you’re not far!

The house is an open plan bungalow. It has two bedrooms which can sleep 3 people, and there’s a sofa bed and floor mattress to accommodate more guests. This space also offers a large deck, the perfect spot for a morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening.

Spacious, 2 bedrooms, gardens, nearby country/city
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews
Entire bungalow 3 beds 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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6. Shedcation (from USD 105)

This shed is another option for a romantic getaway. Located at the back of the host’s garden, and surrounded by trees, this is an excellent place for relaxing and taking in the surrounding meadows.

It offers a king size bed, a kitchenette, bathroom with shower, and a TV to unwind in front of. While perfect for couples, the shed also has two single beds, so it can also house families and small groups. Its decor is very contemporary, and the garden is a perfect spot to sit back and relax in. A nearby bus brings you into Brighton city centre in just 20 minutes, making this the perfect spot if you like coming back to a tranquil space after a day exploring the city.

Greenfield Lodge
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
178 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 beds 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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7. Charming Victorian House (from USD 344)

If you like sea views and cooking, we’ve got the place for you! This Charming Victorian House is located between two parks, has uninterrupted views of the sea, and is about a 15 minute walk from Brighton station. The hosts who own the house are foodies who love to cook, so if you prefer to eat in on holiday, this place is the perfect choice. It’s got a fully-stocked kitchen, with a Le Creuset pan set, slow cooker, deep fryer, and outdoor smoker.

It’s an excellent choice for large families or large groups of people, with sleeping arrangements that accommodate 9 guests. There are 4 bedrooms and a floor mattress, and 1.5 bathrooms. It’s decorated in a clean, contemporary way, with many mid century modern pieces. This provides a bright, welcoming atmosphere for your family or group.

Charming Victorian Brighton 3 bed house
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
14 reviews
Entire townhouse 3 beds 3 bedrooms 1 bathrooms

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8. Beautiful studio flat (from USD 69)

Last but not least on our list is this beautiful studio flat. It’s located in a quiet neighborhood just outside the city centre, with all that Brighton offers being a 15 minute bus ride away.

Being a studio, it’s a great choice for couples. The flat has a bed for two, kitchen, TV, and a small table to eat at. Reviewers say, for a studio, it actually feels like a big space! The host is very accommodating and friendly, and is known for providing coffee, juice, bread, and eggs, so breakfast is covered!

Beautiful studio flat, perfect bolt hole, Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
163 reviews
Entire apartment 1 bed 0 bedrooms 1 bathroom

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9. Self contained studio

For those wanting to keep accommodation costs to a minimum, this studio flat is a great option. It is newly built, and was converted from a garage, but you have a separate private entrance from the host’s house.

Despite being a studio, it can fit a small family. The flat has a double bed with a single bunk on top, and they provide a travel cot as well. There’s a smaller kitchen area for cooking your own meals, and a full bathroom with walk in shower. The studio is decorated in a modern, clean way. The studio is located in a quiet neighborhood, with a nearby bus stop which will bring you to the town centre in 20 minutes.

Self contained studio

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10. Log Cabin

Couples will love this cosy log cabin. It’s got a king size bed, en suite with toilet and sink, TV, and small kitchen essentials. The hosts also provide tea, coffee, milk, fruit, and yoghurt. For an extra 5 GBP (6 USD), the hosts will even provide a continental breakfast.

You’ll be able to put your feet up and relax! There’s a patio area outside, with a table, a hammock, and small fire pit. This is the perfect place for a rustic, romantic, and relaxing getaway!

Log Cabin

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Enjoy vibrant Brighton

Whether you like a modern, updated place to stay or somewhere more intimate and cosy, Brighton has you covered. There are options right in the city centre as well as on the outskirts, so you can choose a short walk or to relax in the countryside. So much awaits you in Brighton, so book your Airbnb and start planning your holiday!

This article was originally published on Jul 24, 2017

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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