Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In City of London, United Kingdom - Updated 2022

airbnb city of london

A well-known historic district in England, City of London is a beautiful place to explore. While you are here, you can visit the Museum of London to view its amazing collections of medieval artefacts. Jump on a big red bus in London and go shopping at Selfridges and Harrods between sightseeing. By hopping across the pond, you can have tea with Canadian geese at Buckingham Palace. At a nearby pier, you can board a River Thames boat cruise to travel to Hyde Park for summer concerts. At neighbourhood pubs, you can have delightful culinary experiences trying fish and chips with glasses of ale. If you love architecture, you can drop by St. Paul’s Cathedral to marvel at the wonders of the 17th-century structure. If you’re hoping to sip tea with HRH Queen Elizabeth, scroll down for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in City of London, United Kingdom.

1. Lovely apartment near transportation (from USD 168)

With an elevator for transporting luggage and Harrods’ shopping bags, guests can surely enjoy a comfortable stay. In the modern kitchen, you can prepare finger sandwiches, scones, and tea for picnics in Hyde Park. The living area has leather couches, on which you can rest your weary muscles while watching TV. With laundry facilities available, you can have a bath with fizzing bath bombs while your clothes rinse. Afterwards, you can retreat to your bedroom to book last minute excursions before falling asleep under fresh linens.

Still Life St Paul's Executive
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
nice clean apartment good noise insulation
the team was responsive and accommodated the reservation i made within 24 hours before arriving
great location and easy access to transportation
nice flat in good location
great location for legal district or the city
all good location and amenities
would definitely recommend if looking for a convenient and well kept apartment in central london
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2. Artsy home with sweeping city views (from USD 225)

This breezy abode for two, with its artistic decor, will inspire you to hit up London’s glitzy art galleries. The living room features a cow-hide chair, black and coffee leather furnishings, and dazzling artwork. On snowy days, you can reheat left-overs in the kitchen and whip up frothy lattes with the Nespresso machine. Getting ready for the day is a breeze with a well-lit bathroom that includes a full-length mirror, sink, and shower. After viewing Westminster Abbey’s Gothic architecture and sparkling stained-glass, you can enjoy a nightcap on the king-sized bed.

St. Pauls / Bank Loft Apartment- Interior Designer
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
174 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was wonderful that amelia provided coffee soaps toilet paper and lots of other essentials
such a beautiful apartment with amazing interior decorations
good selection of channels with smart tv
such a lovely and stylish apartment the place had such great space and felt super cosy
cool stylish apartment in st paul’s
super clean and everything was new
great clean space for any couple looking for a place in london
the room was well cleaned and i was relieved
immaculately clean and exactly as you see in the photo's
amazing apartment immaculate and so clean
lovely apartment and gracious host
really lovely place and host was super fast to respond
amazing host with an exceptional taste for design
pleasant host made our stay easy and straight-forward
host is lovely and extremely quick to respond to messages
a perfect location for visiting the city of london well connected with transportation links
great location right next to st
great location and a stylish comfortable space
close to central line which makes it easy to travel
great location in st paul’s
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3. Chic retreat for two (from USD 273)

Business and leisure travellers will appreciate staying in this chic apartment with an elevator. There is a well-equipped kitchen where you can whip up a delicious English breakfast. With a large TV, you can enjoy your favourite Jane Austin movies after answering emails at the workspace. The air-conditioned bedroom features a plush platform bed where you can slumber peacefully. Since it’s near a train station, you can hop the tube to view Buckingham Palace’s Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Studio Apartment at COVE Cannon Street
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
98 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
room was absolutely clean & presented very nicely
great clean and stylish apartments in a fantastic location
great location and very clean - recommend
clean central stylish and incredibly comfortable
the room was clean and smart and location was perfect
staff were very kind and helpful
the staff were also very friendly and helpful
very stylish space staff were very friendly highly recommend
great staff and the space was fab
the receptionist wasn’t helpful when i informed him of this issue
amazing location in central london
good location would stay again
great walking distance to london and tower bridge
great accommodation location and easy access to public transport
lovely place very well located
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4. Cosy studio for two at Broken Wharf (from USD 204)

This cosy studio for two is located at the Broken Wharf hotel on the banks of the River Thames. You can start your morning with a workout in the fitness room before boarding a Thames River sightseeing cruise. There are laundry facilities to freshen up your workout gear and clean your travel clothes. The fully-fitted kitchen is ideal for reheating leftovers, creating delicious curries, and storing snacks. At the dedicated workspace, you can look up city festivals or work on your laptop. The modern, mocha-speckled bathroom features bathing essentials to perform your daily cleansing rituals.

Locke at Broken Wharf Micro Studio
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
529 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is super small
nice small room with a kitchen and toilet
real nice shower and kitchenette facilities
clean and tidy space to stay in
very clean and nice modern rooms as the whole hotel is
great place clean and compact
really lovely & clean rooms
got to a clean room and absolutely loved the stay
staff are very friendly
the reception staff being particularly welcoming and friendly
a lovely experience with brilliant staff
and the reception is very friendly
the hosts were friendly too and let us drop our bags off early
the location is amazing
a pleasant venue for a london mini break in a wonderfully central riverside location
really well located for the city and for other parts of central london
unbelievable value for location
amazing place to stay the location is perfect 5 min walk to tube station and beautiful surroundings
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5. Ethereal loft haven near beautiful gardens (from USD 198)

With well-lit interiors and white chiffon sheers, this loft haven exudes an ethereal ambience. From the swinging bubble seat, you can enjoy views of buzzing Smithfield Market below. The loft is located across from Smithfield Rotunda Garden where your party can enjoy picnicking. The stylish kitchen is equipped with a fridge, oven, and stove for easy meal preparation. You’ll enjoy sweet dreams in your heavenly sleeping quarters after bathing in luxurious bath products. Other amenities you can enjoy while in London include free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a dedicated workspace.

The William Wallace, London Farringdon
London, Central London, United Kingdom
123 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful studio space with comfy bed with memory foam mattress and big squashy pillows and excellent wifi connection
no tv or radio but it totally makes for a zen and relaxing space to disconnect from technology
beautiful stylish apartment with lots of natural light in an incredibly central location
really gorgeous apartment second floor of a quiet street
we had a great stay at the apartment
very clean and nice flat
clean and beautifully designed space
nice stylish and clean place
stylish and clean great communication from hosts and good location
the place looked exactly like the pictures and was very clean spacious
kind host nice place
hosts gave prompt clear responses to all messages
a & y were amazing hosts
great place and very helpful hosts
also appreciated fast response from host would definitely stay again :) thanks
good location very central
great location for business travellers
great location
the location is perfect since it is close to everything
perfect place close to everything i needed
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6. Stunning apartment with a balcony (from USD 207)

This stunning metropolitan rental has an elevator which is ideal for mobility-challenged travellers. It has a sofa bed and a queen-sized bed, ensuring up to four guests have a comfortable stay. There is a full bathroom that comes with essentials such as towels, soap, shampoo, and hot water. With a fully-equipped kitchen, you can prepare your own meals instead of dining out. The balcony is the perfect place to sunbathe and enjoy breakfast while your laundry spins. The living room’s velvety furnishings are ideal for enjoying tea and cake after strolling through St. James Park. With free street parking, you’ll have a spot for your car after encountering Trafalgar Square’s mighty lion monuments.

Stylish City Apartment
143 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sofa bed can sleep comfortably 1 unless 2 of you are small to adjust on sofa bed
the living room is functional and comfortable enough to relax or work and the wifi was sufficient
warm water for shower was available when needed wifi worked well finding the apartment was easy
i would recommend this apartment to anyone with 2-3 people (couch comfortable to sleep on)
my husband said that the bed in the bedroom is pretty comfortable
very clean and comfy
clean and spacious appartement
the apartment was clean and quite spacious
clean and has everything needed
the flat itself is clean and comfortable
helen was very responsive to all requests
helen was very responsive to all of our questions
helen was always helpful and responsive
24hr concierge is particularly helpful
an excellent host who is super responsive to any questions you may have
good location for seeing places metro stations close
good location and price
great location for the city
great location to get around london
great location; close to the subway
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7. Stylish apartment with modern interiors (from USD 195)

This stylish apartment for up to three visitors, is near the district’s iconic attractions and a Big Bus ride away from London. In the kitchen, you can turn up the sound system to cook along to your favourite tracks. The living room’s grey sofa is super comfortable for reading while eating Paul’s French pastries. Before dressing up for an evening of theatre, you can clean up in the Carrera marble shower. The building’s lift is convenient for transporting luggage, children’s toys, groceries, etc.

Stylish Apartment Moments from Tower Bridge and City
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was comfortable warm and as described
the apartment was clean warm and cosy
great flat clean bright well organized and equipped
i loved this apartment modern clean well designed and equipped
kris is a lovely host
kris is a great host
kris is a great host
kris is a very good host
kris was very kind polite and approachable
its location was two minutes from the nearest tube station found a number of good restaurants close by
great place in a really good location
great apartment close to the centre of london with easy access to the tube
what a stunning apartment and the location is just ideal
in a good location close to underground and just minutes from a lot of attractions
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8. Bright apartment in a historic area

This bright, airy residence is centrally located to two train stations and Bow Lane’s shops and restaurants. With its fully-equipped kitchen, spacious bedroom, and bathroom, it’s ideal for a short sojourn. The bedroom has a large wardrobe, dresser, and queen-sized bed for a stress-free vacation. The bathroom’s tub is ideal for enjoying warm lavender baths after touring Stonehenge’s chilling grounds. At this brilliantly, luminous apartment, you can watch the telly, do laundry, or search local events with the Wi-Fi.

Spacious One Bedroom Serviced Apartment
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
5 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
nice clean apartment in a great location
very clean and great location to everything would recommend and stay again
perfect for what we needed close to the office for a week
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9. Charming flat with bright interiors

Staying at this charming urban flat for two will position you near London’s popular dining and entertainment districts. In the full kitchen, you can easily turn market fresh items into tasty meals. There is a bathroom with a hot shower, to wake you up before hitting London’s Underground rail system for sightseeing. With a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi access, a dedicated workspace, DVD player, you’ll easily stay entertained. From this air-conditioned flat, you’ll be a short elevator ride to public transportation to the super-sized London Eye.

Studio Apartment Cannon Street, London EC4
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
6 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
clean rooms with everything you need and shops nearby
great location especially for business with lots of transport options close by
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10. Airy condo with a dedicated workspace

Up to six persons can enjoy vacationing in historic London at this luminous two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo. In the well-equipped kitchen, you can create delicious meals from groceries bought at Old Spitalfields Market. From the bedside window, you can enjoy being bathed in sunshine while reading classic British novels. Before switching over to the sofa to play music and socialize, you can dine together on mocha suede seating. With its central location, guests can travel back in time to London’s Medieval and Victorian ages at the Museum of London.

Well reviewed Zone 1 flat in heart of Shoreditch
London, England, United Kingdom
53 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the size of the apt is great for london
the wifi is great so are the bedrooms - there are two ensuite bedrooms with large double beds
wifi was very good and place was just as pictured well decorated and clean
nice clean place and well equiped
this apartment was cozy clean and easily accessible
great apartment spacious and clean
this is a very elegant and spacious flat that was spotless
the rooms are clean spacious and comfy the bathrooms are great
the host was gracious
friendly and generous host
the hosts are responsive and helpful
the hosts were very nice and checkin was a breeze
great hosts very easy to communicate with
the location is great very central
brick lane is a so close and awesome
is super close to the tube station
great apartment superb location in the middle of everything and very close to tube station
great flat very close to liverpool street station
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Discover City of London's crowning jewels

In this historic district, visitors can view England’s crown jewels at the Tower of London before touring modern London’s dazzling gems. Staying in historic London will have you a train ride away from Trafalgar Square’s protective marble lions. You’ll also be a river cruise away from watching beaver fur-hatted soldiers perform the Changing of the Guard ceremony. After experiencing delicious pub fare, you’ll be journeying under the chunnel for a return trip to historic London.

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