London is a city that needs very little introduction. The fabled capital of the United Kingdom is instantly recognizable and has been captivating imaginations and inducing wanderlust for centuries. Despite its great age, London still brims with youthful energy and is a hub of entertainment, art, history, and culture. Watch the play of light streaming off the city’s remarkable architecture from the panoramic London Eye and tour iconic landmarks like Westminster Abbey, Tower Bridge, and Big Ben. Explore the wondrous ancient collections at the British Museum, then plunge into the world of the avant-garde art at the Tate Modern. From watching theater productions in the West End to shopping in Camden Market, London’s notable neighborhoods each have their own distinctive identities and brilliant attractions. There is something for everyone in this city where timeless appeal and modern allure meld together. Discover London for yourself, and climb aboard these Airbnb houseboat rentals during your stay in the city.
Floating Home near Hampton Court PalaceHampton, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsfresh linen and bedding were providedas others have said we would love to return in warmer weather to be able to make use of the fantastic roof terracealthough weather not good enough to use it the roof terrace is a fantastic outside space toowot not is a stunning and surprisingly spacious floating home in an idyllic locationthe location is so worth choosing over a normal home, and sleeping on water guarantees a sound nights sleepeverything was beautifully clean, the bed was extremely comfortable and the kitchen was perfectly equippedgreat transport links and lovely eateries nearby
Host:the hosts are great and made us feel very welcomealways happy to answer my many questions and very friendlywe had such a wonderful weekend we hope to make it an annual get-togetherthis is an amazing personal home, in a safe and friendly neighbourhoodabsolutely great accommodation! we were a family of 4 with 2 children aged 5&8, the accommodation worked really well for us and dominic was really helpful with communication and tips of where to goRead more reviewsgreat restaurants and pubs nearbywotnot really is an amazing place to staytaggs island feels like a tranquil holiday spot despite being so so close to londonthe house boat itself was in a idilic spot on "tags island" with parking adjacent to the boat itselfthe local water birds are enchanting and add to the swallows and amazon's romantic vibe of the island
This delightful narrowboat named “Jessie” has a cheerful atmosphere and cozy comforts. The small boat is bright, charming, and luxurious, and can accommodate up to four guests. Inside the boat is a compact galley filled with convenient appliances, a modern bathroom, three snug beds, and a stylish living area. Watch canal boats stream past in the picturesque Little Venice area, and explore the many restaurants, bars, and shops that are tucked into the area around Browning Island.
JESSIE the narrowboat in Little VeniceCentral London Narrowboat, England, United Kingdom
Enjoy a romantic getaway aboard this gorgeous narrowboat named “Velvet Morning.” Four guests can luxuriate in the peaceful atmosphere aboard this spacious and elegant rental. Stylishly furnished, the boat has two beds, a bright bathroom, a modern kitchen, a dining area, and a lounge. Sophisticated touches, like the spacious claw-foot tub, fuel stove, and king-sized bed, also contribute to the luxe ambiance.
Boutique Central London NarrowboatLondon, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswe found the bed cosy and comfortableit was well equipped with usual kitchen facilities and toiletriesquiet and secluded at night and busy enough during the dayjules and alfiecomfortable and well equipped, cozy and cleanlovely boat clean and beautifully decoratedthe narrow boat was in superb condition and everything was spotlessly cleanthe barge is beautifully decorated, every little detail thought of, clean and really comfortablecarefully) because the host had not replenished the tank as promised "every few days"her canal boat is decorated beautifully with lovely little touches everywhere
Host:velvet morning is wonderful retreat and unique experienceso many thoughtful touches and helpful recommendationsshe responded to any questions i had prior to arrival with promptness and kindnessshe had kindly left us a few lovely goodiessam was very responsive with communicationRead more reviewswell located in a central, but quiet areathe location was perfect for walking to nice bars and restaurants and also the tube to get you into the city quicklythe location was fantastic for links to tubes into central london for sightseeing and little venice has lots of cafes and restaurants in easy walking distancelocation (little venice) is just right - 3 tube stations in 10 min walklittle venice has lots of places to eat within a short walk, and is very well connected being 10 mins walk from 2 tube stations, one of which is paddington which has multiple tube lines and is a ma...
Beautiful narrowboat central londonLondon, Greater London, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsgreat bed lineneverything is as described and as on the picturesthanks sam for a delightful mini breakthe double bed is a little narrow, so be prepared to cuddle up (if you need a reason!), but it is wonderfully cushioned and snuggling under the duvet (and extra blankets) was like being enveloped i...the boat is as describedthe boat was clean and nicely decorated, with lovely touches like breakfast items and complimentary toiletrieshi ,the boat was charming , clean and comfortableboat was very clean with lovely white linens adding to a great nights sleepthe boat was clean and looked exactly like the picturesbeds were very comfortable; sheets, pillows, and towels were clean and fresh, high quality
Host:the small touches left by sam were very nice, made us feel at home and very welcomesam was very helpful and responsive, both before and during our arrivalsam was such a gracious host from first meetingsam was great, she was really helpful when booking and during our stay was readily available to help with any questionssam was a very attentive hostRead more reviewsthere were lots of great amenities and food near bythe location in little venice was fantasticsome great bars, restaurant and cafes in this area tooquiet neighborhood that felt very safegreat venue in a great location!
Wake up to the sound of gentle waves and the breathtaking view of Tower Bridge. This luxurious rental was formerly the ‘HMS Harpy,’ an Edwardian Customs & Excise, and is now a wonderful accommodation filled with modern comforts. The houseboat can accommodate up to ten guests, and the space is composed of four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a fully-functioning kitchen, and a spacious salon. Every room provides stunning views of the London skyline, from Tower Bridge to Canary Wharf.
Tower Bridge 5* Houseboat: London's best viewGreater London, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsFull kitchen full dining room area full living roomcomfortable beds excellent hot showersThe gentle swaying of the boat is very relaxing Very well equipped with everything you could possibly need The beds soooooo comfortableSee the pictures read the reviews and you will still be impressed by the real thingThere is plenty of space* Washer/dryer unit
Host:he received us warmly and he was available all the time for us during our stayShe's bursting with gorgeous artLet me be more specific:(the longest our crew made was the six mile roundtrip to Westminster and back)The Harpy houseboat was an amazing experienceRead more reviewsThe Harpy is in a quiet part of the Thames waterfront yet located close to restaurants cobbled lanes with shops and a scenic 15 min walk to London Bridge station Tower of London and the 1000 yea...nearby easy walk to the metroThe location is fantastic looking out at Tower Bridge every day was incredibleBest place in London to stay Perfect locationGiant rubber ducks in every bathtub just like the B-Ark
Escape from the usual stay in London. Instead, stay aboard this contemporary houseboat, for a wonderful and unique experience. Nestled on a private, gated mooring, the houseboat offers one bedroom and one private bathroom to accommodate up to two guests. There are three decks you can enjoy throughout the day. Sip your morning coffee on the front deck. In the afternoon, enjoy your tea on the back deck. Finally, relax over a glass of wine on the rooftop deck area in the evening.
Other facilities to be enjoyed include an indoor fireplace and an equipped kitchen. One thing to note, the boat is afloat on the Thames River, so you should expect the slight movement of the tide every now and then.
Luxury Houseboat Living in LondonGreater London, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe room is small but perfect with a comfy bed and private bathroomguest room is smallthe space is very smallread that againthe room itself is very small, but you can see that on the picturesthe boat is lovely, clean and the decks are great for a drink (if sun is shining)lovely house boat and facilities located in chelsea marinaif, however, you are a couple who really love each other and don't mind being close, it can workbeing looked after is one thing
Host:hosts are cheerful and upbeatfriendly warm and welcomingexcellent hosts, excellent home and experience in oneremarkable hosts, beautiful boatalso the hosts are simply the bestRead more reviewsthe views are pretty, area is great and near the train stationthat's not badso it's easy and convenient for going to visit londonbut the closest underground is a 15 minute walkamazing place to stay in london , unique quiete and easy to commute to city center
There is nothing better than a secluded houseboat to enjoy a relaxed and peaceful stay. Live your dream as you unwind in the sunny wheelhouse to watch the quiet canal life. The houseboat is equipped with a double bed and a single bed and can accommodate up to five people. Feel free to whip up a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen. The outdoor space comes with a hammock for maximum relaxation. Or, you can simply sit on a chair and enjoy your wine while admiring the views of the river.
Live the Dream on Secluded Designer Houseboat in Kings CrossLondon, United Kingdom
Top guest reviews:-)The boat is equipped with everything we neededThe boat is bigger than it looks in the photosYou will not want to leave the boat and the canal to explore the rest of the LondonIt was warm and cosy despite October weatherboth very easy to do
Host:very communicative and helpful whenever I needed adviceand she was absolutely lovely as wellThe host made us feel very welcome and left detailed instructions for everythingFriendly welcoming flexible and reliable hosts complementary coffee upon arrivalThis canal boat home is clearly filled with love and funRead more reviewsyet totally surrounded by nature and surprisingly peacefulLovely place to stay - fantastic location just 5 minutes from Angel but so quiet and peaceful15 minutes walk from King's Cross Sarah and Simongreat location and boat for those that want something a little differentVery conveniently located just a 10 minute walk to Kings Cross station and plenty of restaurants nearby as well as a grocery store
Welcome to this Dutch-style houseboat that guarantees a tranquil and cozy stay, close to the vibrant city of London. Equipped with one bedroom and one bathroom, the houseboat is the perfect urban oasis for solo travelers or couples. Other facilities that can be found here include an equipped kitchen and a living room, where you can relax and recharge your energy.
Cosy Dutch House Boat Close to LondonUxbridge, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsHas all the amenities that you need incl a well equipped kitchen and large tv and stereoThe kitchen is very well equipped bed is so comfortableThe boat itself is incredibly cozy & comfortable and the location cannot be beatenThe bed was quite comfortable as wellEverything you need is available or nearbyWe are both over 6ft and the beds were really long -The barge was cosy and clean Manuela and Richard were lovelyThe accommodations are lovely and the atmosphere was quiet and relaxingand it was extremely peacefulVery clean and quiet get away
Host:Our hosts brought extra blankets to keep us warm when sat outside great hostsNice boat Great decoration and detailedManuela and Richard are great hosts and was very responsive when we had questionsGreat hosts who welcomed us aboard Comfy warm bedA wonderful boat with lovely hostsRead more reviewsThe bus stop is a literal 2 min walk which made travellimg convenientThe bus stop and market are a 5 min walkLovely space in a beautiful location andEasy walk to the bus stationA quiet location in a very quaint boat and a very short walk to a great little pub
Book this comfortable houseboat for a nice stay in central London. The houseboat features a spacious bedroom with a comfortable bed for two people maximum. Wake up to the sounds of nature calling you, including the sound of the water and the birds singing. Make your morning coffee and prepare a hearty breakfast in the fully equipped kitchen. Refresh yourself in the modern bathroom. There is also an indoor fireplace to keep you warm all day long when the weather gets cold.
Warm and Cozy Boat in LondonLondon, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsand the bed is incredibly comfortableThe boat has everything you might need and is incredibly cosyIt was peaceful on the boat except for the expected weekend revellers and the bed was really comfyThe boat was as describedbut it was too cold to stay on the boatThe gas heater didn't quite warm
Host:helpful flexible and communicativeShe was very welcoming and kindly showed me the boat and gave me many helpful suggestionsoriginal and cute Anna was really helpful with the questions we had and flexible on the check-Unfortunately the heater in the boat was broken but she made an extra effort to try and get it fixed for usLondon Anna was very helpful and accommodating with fast responsesRead more reviewsThe location was really convenient - near a tube station and Annaducks and coots going by and a short walk from Kings CrossThe canal is awesome place to walk around and see Broadway Market Close to some parksAnna's boat is a cute place to stay in a great locationCozy house boat in a great location to easily access central London as well as
A tranquil escape in a private marina in Kew, the “Briar” is a beautiful narrowboat filled with comfort. This picturesque boat has two beds, a modern bathroom, a compact kitchen equipped with convenient amenities, and a quaintly furnished lounge. Close to the remarkable Kew Gardens, the Briar is moored on a private pontoon with a river footpath that leads along quiet banks to restaurants and shops.
Beautiful narrowboat by RBG Kew Gardens
A charming accommodation for couples or solo travelers, this wonderful boat is simple and sophisticated. Aboard this refurbished 1908 Dutch barge is a cozy cabin and bathroom. Close to the attractions, pubs, and restaurants in Central London, this boat moves between the Regent’s and Hertford Union canals.
Beautiful restored 1908 Dutch bargeLondon, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe boat was so cosy and comfortable and we felt at home straight awaythere is no shower curtain or even a little caravan fridgei expected a cosy, romantic and comfortable hide-away and was really looking forward to a new experiencethe cooking facilities were great; the shower provided on tap hot water and was spacious; the bed was a very good size and incredibly comfortable; and because it was on the canal we were in the cen...if your looking for a hotel or boutique box, your probably not looking at this? if your looking for a wonderful experience you can call your place for a few days, then you can get on with enjoying ...the boat is spacious and absolutely beautiful, decorated with love and tasterose stayed in touch with us and appreciates the value of clear communicationshe left clean towels and bed linen, fruit and breakfast bits
Host:she was the perfect hostrose was also a wonderful host - she greeted us on arrival, gave us all the info we needed, and was available to contact by mobile during our stayrise the host is an amazing person and extremely helpful and responsivei met so many people as they passed byall in all a good experienceRead more reviewslocated close to one of the central train stations and really good restaurants and barsamazing quirky little barge in a perfect locationvery quite while still being close to bars, restaurants and trainrose's boat really feels homey and specialvery calm location but close to public transport and westfield mall
This charming boat provides a cozy, quiet escape. Located in Little Venice, this quaint accommodation is picturesque, simple, and comfy. Two guests can stay in this charismatic boat, which has a lush bed, a snug bathroom, a modern kitchen, and a charming rooftop deck. Little Venice is home to many canal boats, and there are a plethora of waterside cafes and pubs tucked along the river banks.
Canal retreat in Little Venice
Entire Dutch barge in stunning central basin
From this lovely floating home you can enjoy beautiful views of the breathtaking skyline of London and enjoy close proximity to one of the city’s most iconic sights, Tower Bridge. A wonderful accommodation for couples or solo travelers, the bright and cozy accommodation can host up to two people. Inside the wooden cabin is a snug bed, a compact bathroom, a kitchen, and a dining area. The boat also has Wi-Fi. Located in St. Katharine’s dock, there are many restaurants, pubs, and attractions nearby.
1 Bedroom Floating Home by Tower Bridge!London, England, United Kingdom
Fall in love with London
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