Where To Rent A House For A Week In London, England - Updated 2024

rent a house for a week in london
Melissa
Melissa 
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Best known for the red phone booths, double-decker buses, edgy fashion, convenient transit facilities - the tube, the Big Ben, London Eye, the Royal family, and tea culture, London is definitely the place to be! There are plenty of things to do and places to go, that a day or two exploring this beautiful city is not enough! We highly recommend you stay for a week so you can take your time to appreciate London and all of its beauty. Pack your bags and get ready for a fun week-long adventure and look at our list of places where you can rent a house for a week in London, England.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and week-long stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Studio 8 (from USD 76)

This superb and affordable apartment is located in Croydon, renowned for its excellent transportation accessibility. East Croydon station, your gateway to South and Central London, allows for easy access to popular destinations such as London Victoria, London Bridge, and St Pancras. Additionally, Gatwick Airport is only a 15-minute train ride away, making Croydon an attractive and cost-effective alternative.

This particular studio stands out with its separate kitchen and bathroom, creating a spacious and inviting atmosphere. The living area offers the comfort of a leather sofa and the convenience of a dining table and chairs. Essential amenities such as bedding, pots and pans, hairdryers, and an ironing board are included. A 43-inch smart flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi are provided for convenience.

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London Borough Of Croydon, England, United Kingdom
14.63 km (9.1 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
215 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gary's apartment was an excellent stepping off point/base camp for our 10 days in london
had a very comfortable stay and enjoyed all the additional features the room came with
studio 8 was exactly as advertised and had everything we needed for a very comfortable 4 night stay
the apartment is what it seems like in the pictures
great room we enjoyed our stay
Cleanliness:
a beautiful clean and cozy space
great flat super clean spacious and stylish
the rooms were clean and well-provided
the space was modern clean cozy and decorated nicely
clean modern quiet and decently outfitted
Host:
a lovely apartment the host was very friendly and everytime willing to answer questions
gary and bianca are wonderful hosts and were very helpful
the host is friendly and easy to communicate with
it also was helpful that there is laundry outside
gary and bianca were helpful and polite
Location:
the train station is not far away with bus or like a 20 minutes walk
great place good location with shops nearby
we will be back and highly recommend this location
ideal location if you want to be in reach of london but not in the city centre
we were delighted to stay at gary’s place
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2. Vintage apartment (from USD 125)

Let’s have a blast from the past as this accommodation is set with a vintage ambiance in a Victorian gated yard. Its furnishing is designed to old-day fashion with a modern twist. It’s a cute and quirky housing that can accommodate up to four guests. It is complete with two beds, one bathroom, Wi-Fi, dryer, television, washer, kitchen and cooking basics, and various family-friendly facilities. Don’t miss out on the Crystal Palace Triangle with more than 50 bars, restaurants, and shops to choose from, while you’re there!

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London, England, United Kingdom
10.51 km (6.6 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
354 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very good tv and dvds and fast virgin media broadband
the sofa bed was really comfortable and an above average size
it's small but it fit our family of three well thanks to the sofa bed
so quaint and designe great decoration and atmospherevery comfy bed and sofanice amenities
1oh and i slept like a baby on the sofa bed
Cleanliness:
-sparkling clean and stylish flat
clean and very stylish flat
it’s spotlessly clean and very well maintained
the apartment was super clean cool and artsy
the flat is clean and beautifully decorated
Host:
our hosts were very helpful and made us feel at home
jon and melinda were wonderful hosts
the host was very kind and helpful
melinda was also a great host and was attentive and gave amazing recommendations
enjoyed staying here and hosts very attentive and helpful
Location:
the location in crystal palace is ideal
supermarket and bus station in walking distance wonderful restaurants and pubs nearby
brilliant location for exploring crystal palace and good connections into central london by train too
the location was excellent too
location is great and crystal palace is a hive of activity for shopping and restaurants
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3. Charming garden flat (from USD 180)

This apartment is stepping up its game from the location, amenities, interior, and service - everything is spot-on for your stay here. It’s located at the center where you can either explore the St. Paul’s Cathedral or Covent Garden. You’ll also have an easier time when it comes to transit as the Central, Circle, and District underground lines are just nearby the apartment. It accommodates around four guests and has one bedroom and two beds. It also comes with high-quality facilities such as a living room, Wi-Fi, kitchen, television, and a kitchen with cooking basics.

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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
844 meters (0.6 ft) from St. Paul's Cathedral
41 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place was very clean
the property itself is very clean and tidy and nice and spacious
Location:
it’s a good accommodation in a really good and central location in london
the apartment is in an amazing location
nice place in heart of financial district
great bus access and a just a few minutes walk from one of our favorite pubs in london
amazing place; conveniently located; check in was smooth and effortless
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4. Hackney’s two-bedroom apartment

Situated in the exciting area of Hackney, you’ll find yourself traveling to the different must-visit attractions when you stay in this apartment! Thanks to the transportation links nearby, it is now easier to get around the area. The place is both minimalist and trendy - perfect for millennials looking for that balance of simplicity and boldness. The apartment accommodates up to three guests and has two bedrooms and two beds. Wi-Fi, laptop-friendly workspace, television, washer, private entrance, and a kitchen are some of the facilities you can enjoy while you’re here.

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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
5.29 km (3.3 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
21 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flat is very spacious and the beds and couch were very comfortable
spacious clean and well kept it has great amenities included and provided and is very comfortable
Cleanliness:
flat was generally clean with nice and clean sheets and towels
the apartment is very nice and clean
the bathroom and all areas of the house were clean
the place was clean me and my family had nice stayed
Host:
rachel and her staff were great during the check in as well as before and during the stay
Location:
the flat is nicely located near many bus lines that connect to central london as well
easy check in process close to groceries stores and public transport options
the place is perfect for a traveling pair and conveniently located on the bus routes in to central london
rachel’s place is situated in a great location lot of good restaurants bars parks around
we booked last minute as our previous accommodations fell through but this place turned out very nicely
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5. Accommodation near transit facilities

Convenience - one word to best describe the overall feature of this accommodation! It’s an apartment for two situated just at the center of London, giving you convenient access to the station for you to get by during your stay. Aside from its strategic location, the facilities are enough for your stay that you won’t have to leave your home. Amenities include one bed, one bathroom, Wi-Fi, a working space, television, washer, and a kitchen.

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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
2.91 km (1.9 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
29 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. A home with breathtaking views of the city

Bright and minimalist, two best words to describe this accommodation. The big windows will keep you on track for your Vitamin D intake every morning! Aside from the morning sun, you’ll be able to appreciate and take in the views of the capital city. The view is the reason why you’ll never get tired of this apartment. It’s best for four guests with one bedroom and two beds. You can also expect modern amenities such as the Wi-Fi, working space, television, elevator, and kitchen appliances. Go explore the city by taking the Archway station just nearby the area. You’ll feel at home in this apartment, that’s for sure!

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LB of Islington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
6.14 km (3.9 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Stylish double studio

You’ll definitely feel the city in this double studio flat! With charms and interiors to remind you of what London is really known for, this stylish flat is fit for traveling couples. Equipped with different amenities such as the Wi-Fi, dryer, working space, television, heater, kitchen with cooking basics, and bed and bath necessities, it is also near a lot of tourist attractions. Guests can now explore the nearby sites such as the Hyde Park, South Kensington museums, and different high street shops and restaurants. It’s also conveniently located for you to take the tube station to visit different places in London.

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London, United Kingdom
6.76 km (4.2 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
85 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tip: ask for a fan (something which we forgot to do)
wifi works really well too would definitely stay here again
you can find a lot of nice stylish stuff inside and all necessary kitchen equipment
we also had local tv and the beds were so comfortable
lots of small and much appreciated kind touches in the apartment for guests
Cleanliness:
very cosy and clean apartment
the building was beautiful clean and safe
it's also very clean and very well connected
very easy check-in and instructions & clean and cozy inside
we stayed for 4 nights at fabiana's place and her place is tastefully decorated clean and tidy
Host:
great host and accommodations
she was attentive and extremely helpful
fabulous host who quickly responds
fabiana is a really helpful host and she answered our questions very quickly before the departure
fabiana is a great host
Location:
great location close to the underground station
great location just 2 min walk to high kensington street subway station
the location is really great everything is close
it is a great location in heart of kensington very close to tube station
fabiana’s place is in a great location - very close to the metro station
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8. Peaceful apartment with views of Hoxton Square

Stay in this one-bedroom apartment to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city as this apartment is situated in a cool and quiet neighborhood. Wi-Fi, television, washer, central heater, and a kitchen are facilities included in the accommodation. Since there are two supermarkets by the ground floor, feel free to cook your own meals while you’re here. The overground is just nearby the area and there are also buses to the center conveniently connecting you to different places in London! You’ll also have a view of the square in Hoxton.

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London, England, United Kingdom
2.74 km (1.7 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
21 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Contemporary studio apartment for two

In this studio apartment for two - almost everything is at the palm of your hands! It’s a four-minute walk to the Queen’s Park underground and overground and the park is just around the area. Restaurants, shops, bars, and cafes are around the corner as well. Aside from the places to go and eat, the studio has amenities just enough to get you through your week long stay! It is fully furnished with one bed, one bathroom, unlimited Wi-Fi, television, kitchen with cooking basics, private entrance, parking, and a garden.

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London, England, United Kingdom
7.67 km (4.8 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
50 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and good value
the place was clean and tidy
the space was clean and lovely
the place felt new and clean
very recommendable communication was perfect the studio was clean & very nice
Host:
james is a nice host
the host was really friendly
james is a great host
james and pippa were wonderful hosts
james and pippa were great hosts and offered many suggestions
Location:
great appartment near to an underground station (15 min of london central)
the location is interesting and beautiful
the location is a great asset too
great place and good location we recommend it
the location is perfect- very close to a grocery store great restaurants and the tube
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10. Modern accommodation at the heart of Covent Garden

Stay in this modern day home perfect for couples! This accommodation is complete with your everyday needs such as access to the Wi-Fi, laptop-friendly workspace, central heater, and breakfast which is also provided. This rental situated in a room in an apartment which also has an elevator. The shower has views of the little roof garden right outside the house. Feel free to explore the area and take a two-minute walk to Seven Dials and a seven-minute walk to Leicester Square tube station. It’s near everything!

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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1.91 km (1.2 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
25 reviews  
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room is much better than we expected
the room itself is pretty small- fine for one person a teeny bit cramped for two
bed is so comfortable with the additional down topper
shower water got nice and hot and the bathroom is well-lit
Cleanliness:
very clean and organised
it was clean and warm
very clean super comfy bed
the private ensuite was clean and the shower hot
the bedroom was cozy and the bathroom was sparkling clean also the towels were super fluffy
Host:
lastly the host is very thoughtful and welcoming
i had a wonderful stay alina is a lovely person and a great host
alina is a great host and the location was perfect
alina was a great host and was quick to answer any question i had
Location:
location is excellent walking distance to 2 stations
the location is crazy amazing
great location very close to covent garden subway stop
beautiful apartment in a great location
for theatre lovers this flat is in the perfect west end location
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11. Charming and convenient apartment

You’ll definitely get your money’s worth with this modern, fully-furnished, and sparkling clean apartment. It’s best for those traveling in twos. The apartment includes one bedroom, one bed, Wi-Fi, working space, television, and kitchen. The place is quite close to public transportation, giving you easier access to travel to many places. There are also restaurants and bars that are just walking distance from the accommodation if you’d like to skip the travel. While you’re here, don’t miss out on the chance of visiting the Old Street underground and Barbican which is nearby.

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London, United Kingdom
13.06 km (8.2 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
63 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and it's comfy cozy and with a wonderful view
the apartment is a perfect base for exploring london cosy apartment very comfortable and warm highly recommendedlynda & lee
Cleanliness:
she keeps very clean house and we found everything in order
flat was clean and as described
it was really clean and and smartly furnished
spacious extremely clean well appointed
it is very well equipped absolutely clean and comfortable
Host:
the host was extremely helpful and communicative
katherine was a superb host
katherine responds quickly to the message and is a very pleasant host
katherine is a great airbnb host
katherine has been a wonderful caring and attentive host
Location:
great location close to old street underground station
easy walking distance to underground
an absolutely great place right in central location
great location and very bright living space
great little quiet and secure spot close to public transport
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12. Comfortable apartment with thoughtful furnishings (from USD 165)

Experience the best of the city in this stylish and conveniently located apartment, just a short 15-minute journey from central London. You’ll have easy access to transportation options, with Highbury & Islington, as well as Canonbury stations, within walking distance. There’s also a nearby bus stop for added convenience.

The well-equipped kitchen provides everything you need for your culinary endeavors, including basic cooking utensils, pots, pans, and essential appliances such as a full oven, an electric stovetop, and a convenient hot drink station featuring a Nespresso machine.

You can expect a comfortable and enjoyable stay with a variety of entertainment options to keep you entertained, including Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+, Chromecast, and Netflix. For colder days, the apartment offers heating to ensure your comfort throughout your stay.

Stayed at this property?
London, England, United Kingdom
3.62 km (2.3 mi) from St. Paul's Cathedral
203 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the listing is accurate bed was extremely comfortable
the apartment itself is amazing really well decorated and has good amenities and the location is really good
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfortable
a very nice very clean apartment
everything was clean contemporary and modern which i personally love
his place is sparkly clean and absolutely as described
everything was organized and clean
Host:
really nice place and helpful hosts
such a great place and lovely host
joel was very responsive and accomodated my requests and queries really quickly
they were extremely communicative and helpful the entirety of our stay
everything was as described and joel and alex were amazing hosts helping us with anything we needed
Location:
great very close to the city
great location close to both underground and overground
excellent location - handy to excellent restaurants and public transport
very good connections to central london as well
the location was amazing with a vast range of general shopping as well as various cafe & restaurant options
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Monthly discount: 32% off

London is waiting for you

London is such a precious gem and it’s definitely waiting to be explored. No matter how many pictures you see online, news and blogs you get to read- these don’t give justice to how beautiful London is. This place is something you’ll never get tired of and you’ll always crave for more adventures while you’re here. The never-ending activities and tourist attractions will take you almost a week so we’ve prepared you all these quality accommodations to complement the beauty of your stay. For a hassle-free vacation, be sure to spend it in one of our favorites vacation homes from the list above.

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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