Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In South Shields, UK - Updated 2024

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South Shields is the largest town in South Tyneside and many of the borough’s popular seaside attractions can be found here. Many people visit the place for its expansive golden sand beaches, sand dunes, massive piers, and coves covering over 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) of coastline. South Shields has also become quite popular for Lawe Top, which displays two canon replicas representing the captured Russian cannons during the Crimean War. The scenic Magnesian Limestone cliffs are also a top draw for tourists who love photography. Visitors will also find many business establishments such as caravan parks, restaurants, cafes, and public houses. If you are interested in visiting South Shields and are currently looking for a place to stay, continue reading for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in South Shields, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 23, 2024.

1. Dwellcome Home South Shields (from USD 670)

Offering accommodations overlooking South Shields Cricket and Westoe Rugby Club Stadium, Dwellcome Home is ideal for people interested in attending sporting events. This stylish townhouse can accommodate up to nine guests with its four bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Guests will enjoy a luxurious stay as they enjoy the townhouse’s new kitchen, quality flooring with high-density wool carpets, special oak doors, and spacious designer bathrooms. Guests will also have a private entrance and access to free on-premise parking and internet access through WiFi and ethernet connection.

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South Shields, England, United Kingdom
2.01 km (1.3 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
40 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 6 Beds 7 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom is spectacular great shower huge bath and all modern details
beds were very comfortable with lovely bedding
plenty of room for cooking and hanging out playing games as well as it being cosy and comfortable
beautiful bathroom with fabulous soaking tub
fantastic apartment clean and spacious
colin’s house was very clean and warm to stayed in
the apartment is clean spacious stylish and comfortable
colin’s house is stylish yet homely clean and comfortable
house is great spotlessly clean kitchen is perfect for all your needs
lots of helpful advice and suggestions provided
a fantastic host who is very quick to respond to any questions or queries
colin is a brilliant host he has met every request and has been quick to reply to any queries
the information colin provided in advance was incredibly helpful
colin was a great host and responded quickly to messages
very centre of everything and easy access to local shops
the apartment was as described in an ideal location for us as a family
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2. Contemporary seaside apartment

This seaside apartment is the perfect accommodation for those interested in staying near the beach in a modern and elegant space. A maximum of four people can be comfortably housed in this two-bedroom apartment with one bathroom, a full kitchen, and a living area.

Amenities include a flat-screen TV with Netflix, an indoor fireplace, free on-premise parking, and a backyard where guests can relax. Guests will love the spacious interiors elegantly designed with soothing pastel colors and furnished with contemporary pieces of furniture.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
1.08 km (0.7 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
46 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had a lovely stay here the flat is very stylish and comfortable and had everything we needed
the place is immaculate beds were very comfortable and house facilities great
beautifully decorated and very clean apartment
clean and the hosts are fab at communication
and it was all spotless so felt very safe re covid etc
lovely and really clean flat
great place stylish and clean with some nice touches
host is friendly and communication great with advice for visit
nicola is a great host and responded very quickly to all my question
you can’t go wrong with this place absolutely beautiful apartment with excellent communication from the hosts throughout
simple and efficient communication and check in with the host
the flat was just as described and communication with the host was very clear
good location walking distance to the beach
great location for beautiful sea front walks
great location near the sea definitely recommend
great apartment convenient location responsive host
great location for the beach good communication with claire
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3. Cute and cozy house near Chichester Metro Station

Located in a quiet neighborhood near the Chichester Metro Station, this apartment makes it easier for visitors to access the town center, Newcastle, and Durham. The number of guests is limited to five people to ensure optimal comfort during their stay. Upon entering the house, guests will be greeted with a cute and cozy space, fitted with fully carpeted floors, a pastel color scheme, and comfortable pieces of furniture.

Amenities include a 43-inch flat-screen TV, a bathroom with shower and bath combo, and a modern kitchen equipped with an oven, a toaster, a fridge, and a dishwasher.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
2.04 km (1.3 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
37 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good size apartment with handy communal living space and separate bathroom and wc; perfect for sharers
comfortable beds easy check in and check out
everything was clean and tidy on arrival
great clean apartment with everything you need
excellent property clean and roomy
perfect little place to stay clean and modern
the place was nice and clean and as described
the host was easily reachable and very friendly and helpful
many thanks to john for being a great host
good location with shop buses and the metro just around the corner
overall a good experience close to the metro and supermarkets
as described and easily accessible from chichester metro station
well priced good location and would recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay outside of newcastle
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4. Modern apartment at prime location in Westoe Crown Village

This modern apartment is at a prime location in Westoe Crown Village, where guests will be within walking distance to attractions such as Bents Park, South Marine Park, and the beach. The apartment itself is reasonably spacious, elegant, and well-kept.

A maximum of six guests can be comfortably accommodated with the rentals’s two bedrooms and one bathroom with a shower over bath. The accommodation features a living room with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, a full kitchen, and private parking behind the property.

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South Shields, United Kingdom
824 meters (0.6 ft) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
19 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heating was effecient and the shower powerful
the apartment is very clean and has everything that you need for your visit would highly recommend :)
john was very helpful throughout our stay and communication was great
perfect location for the beach and coast
good location and nice and quiet
the location of this flat is wonderful being so near the seafront as described
would book this again as great location and everything you need there for a little break away
great value for money in a fantastic location close to beach and town centre
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5. Neat apartment in a quiet location (from USD 126)

A self-contained property with a private entrance on St. Vincent street, this flat is an excellent option for people looking for a place that provides privacy and a relaxed environment. With the apartment’s idyllic location, guests can conveniently visit various beaches, bars, cafes, parks, and nearby counties such as Northumberland and North Yorkshire.

Upon entering the apartment, guests will be greeted with spacious interiors, contemporary pieces of furniture, and various amenities such as a flat-screen TV with a DVD player, a bathroom with shower and bathtub, and a full kitchen equipped with a gas cooker, a refrigerator, toaster, and crockery.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
107 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely stocked kitchen cupboards with the things that you never knew you needed
a wonderful ground floor apartment in a quiet residential street with on street parking available directly outside
the kitchen had everything we needed and there were some extra food items which were very much appreciated
nice touches with leaving the kids little sweets on there beds and chocolate on ours
everything was tidy and clean
the apartment is clean warm and welcoming
clean comfortable with some thoughtful and hospitable touches
location great flat tidy and clean with nice touches on arrival
very clean and tidy house had everything we needed to just begin our stay
paul and kris are great hosts
the hosts are friendly and welcoming and we found the property very well equipped and squeaky clean
this place was great good value for money and they were amazing hosts
lots of storage space and facilities in the flat with excellent communication from the hosts
nice place good location easy parking
the local metro station is also very close for those who wish to visit newcastle and further afield
it is easy access to metro station supermarket and the beach
good location for us handy for everything we needed
very quiet (except for seagulls:)) great location within walking distance of shops metro and the beach
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6. The Anchorage (from USD 127)

This seafront accommodation offers a glorious sunrise view in the morning and a peek at stunning city lights in the evening. The space offers beautiful interiors utilizing artworks and other decorations that give a nautical theme.

This two-bedroom basement unit provides access to two bathrooms, a living room, a kitchen, and a charming backyard where guests can spend their leisure time relaxing as the day turns to night. Up to four guests may be accommodated here and they will enjoy several amenities, including two flat-screen cable TVs, WiFi, quality pieces of furniture, laundry facilities, and two great bathrooms, with one having a soaking tub.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
566 meters (0.4 ft) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
98 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment was the perfect place for our family to stay in south shields to visit family
extremely clean and furnished to a very high standard
the flat is just beautiful very clean plenty of room warm and comfy
the anchorage is 5mins walk from the lovely clean beaches
we will definitely return spotlessly clean with everything you need for a great holiday
exceptional flat highly recommend staying here the flat is beautiful homely abundance exceptionally clean
melanie was a lovely host & happy to make recommendations etc
the owner couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful
melanie was the perfect host on hand if you needed anything
melanie is a fantastic host and her property is amazing
the host melanie is very friendly and helpful but not so much as to be intrusive
excellent location and ideal property
cosy basement flat in great location
within easy walking distance of loads of restaurants
a lovely apartment in an ideal location
it’s in a great location with a 5 minute walk to the beautiful coastline there
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7. Minimalist flat overlooking Marine Park (from USD 34)

An excellent option for those visiting South Shield on a budget, this minimalist flat comes furnished with all essential comforts such as a full kitchen, a bathroom with a walk-in shower, and a common area with a flat-screen TV. The space can sleep up to three people in a single bedroom and a convertible sofa.

Just outside the rental is Marine Park, where guests can spend their leisure time strolling and enjoying the tranquil environment. Do note that this property doesn’t offer WiFi.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
461 meters (0.3 ft) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
172 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as long as you're okay with not having wifi it is a great space
the listing does state clearly that the convertible bed-settee is not a full-size double
nice warm and cozy
clean and functional for a short trip
the flat was clean and tidy and the neighbors were friendly
the shower is great the flat was clean and it was nicely located
spotlessly clean superb value great communications fantastic location
the place was extremely clean and check in was easy / hassle free
gouglas was polite and attentive to his tenants and was an excellent host
great place nice host very glad to stay
i am an airb&b host myself hope these recommendations are helpful
if you can provide a dining table it would be perfectnice place nice room nice host
close to town centre and communication from host was really helpful and quick
great location right in the middle of everything
great location and just what we needed
great location perfect for my needs
location and price were absolutely wonderful
great location and easy/efficient check in
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8. Seaside house near the beach and the town center (from USD 79)

Located in an idyllic location in Westoe, this seaside house is a great option for those who plan to go to the beach often. Guests will only need to stroll through the streets for a few minutes to visit the beach, the town center, and all kinds of local establishments like shops and restaurants.

The house can accommodate up to six people with three bedrooms and one bathroom. Amenities include a bathtub and showed combo, a cable TV, a full kitchen, a backyard, and free parking.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
964 meters (0.6 ft) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
281 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was as described and the apartment was very well equipped
the flat is clean and comfortable equipped with all the amenities you need for a great stay
we had a very comfortable and easy stay at rosy’s
great size bedrooms cosy living room & sufficient kitchen
clean well-equipped and well decorated flat perfect for a family
very clean and homely place to stay perfect for our needs
the place was spotlessly clean and has great facilities perfect for my trip
lovely clean comfy flat spacious lots of little extras xx thank you for a lovely holiday x
such a lovely place very clean and tidy lovely little details all around the apartment very homely
lovely host who responded to queries promptly
very responsive and helpful host
very thoughtful host who i’m sure we will visit again
great place with a great host would stay again
such a lovely wee area host was great went above and beyond when we had any issues
it’s a great location
loved the park and just a short walk away
perfect location close to everywhere shops beach coastal walks and local parks
we always felt very welcomed the location is fab for the beach and local parks
great place to stay great value great location and we as a family recommend this property
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9. AA Apartments Westoe (from USD 255)

A newly refurbished apartment unit centrally located in Westoe, people staying here can easily visit shops, restaurants, and the beach. They’ll also have easy access to public transportation. The space can accommodate up to four people with its two bedrooms and one bathroom.

Within the apartment, guests will have access to a modern kitchen equipped with a stove, oven, a refrigerator, an electric kettle, and a washing machine. Other things to note are that the space is pet-friendly and has a private entrance and free on-site parking.

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Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom
1.6 km (1.0 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
103 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lot of space and very comfortable
lovely new kitchen and comfortable beds and very close to all amenities
we had a great stay at tim's apartment i can recommend this place anytime
the place was clean and had everything we needed
the flat was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed
if you are looking for comfortable and clean house you have found it
highly recommend tim’s house spotlessly clean really good quality beds and warm & cosy
the apartment was very clean and very much as described on the website
tim was a great host
tim is a great host and was quick to reply
he is one of the perfect host anyone can think of
tim is an extremely helpful host and responds quickly
tim is a lovely host and was very welcoming and readily available if you need him
good location for beach - 20 min walk
great place in excellent location
great place to stay central to shops and buses
the location is great about a mile from the beach handy for local shops and close to town
flexible check out and good location
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10. Chic apartment near the beach

This apartment is one of the best accommodations to book for people interested in visiting the beach and local establishments like restaurants, pubs, and shops. Located in Westoe, several attractions can also be conveniently visited, including the nearby cities of Sunderland and Newcastle.

With its two bedrooms and one bathroom, the space can comfortably accommodate up to three guests. Pet dogs are also welcome to join their fur parents. Guests will enjoy an elegant space boasting a darker color palate, quality furniture, and amenities such as a flat-screen TV and a full kitchen.

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1.56 km (1.0 mi) from Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
81 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge comfy sofas with wifi access and good tv selection
comfortable quiet base for our visit to south shields
the 1st-floor flat has a spacious comfortable lounge with large multi-channel tv
we had a lovely stay in south shields and would recommend this apartment to anyone
this is a really lovely apartment in a quiet residential street in south shields
large clean and stylish flat
it was very clean with a comfy atmosphere
stylish clean warm and quite flat that has everything in it
the flat itself was very clean tidy and really well equipped
accommodation was very welcoming clean and surprisingly large for a flat
lucy was a fantastic host
great hospitality and very attentive host
lucy is such a fantastic host too
lucy was very helpful and quick to respond
lucy is a great host and provided everything we needed for a comfortable stay
great location close to the seafront immaculate property in a safe location
really good flat & location
great location and excellent value for money
great location with only a short walk to the beach local pubs and eateries
great apartment not far from the sea front in a nice quiet location
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Find a great accommodation and have a blast in South Shields

South Shields is a popular tourist attraction for its white-sand beaches and expansive coastlines. With its booming tourism industry, many homeowners have opened up their properties to accommodate more travelers visiting the area. To help you find the accommodation that best matches your needs, the compilation above provides options with idyllic locations, beautiful interiors, great amenities, and stunning sea views. Just pick one and have a blast in South Shields.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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