17 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In London - Updated 2022

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As one of the most famous cities in the world, London is a destination that visitors love going back to. It’s not hard to see why; there are so many things to do and places to visit in London!

While London is one of the most expensive cities in the world, don’t let that deter you from visiting some of the world’s best attractions. Avoid blowing your budget by visiting world-class galleries and museums at no cost, looking at street art, or staying in an inexpensive and comfortable Airbnb. Here are the best Airbnbs in London:

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1. Comfy studio flat near London Bridge (from USD 120)

Built next to Borough Station, this studio flat offers a comfortable place for you to start your London adventures, whether you’re staying short- or long-term. The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, and coffee maker for your cooking and dining needs. There is a washing machine, iron, and ironing board as well. There is also wifi, laminate flooring, and a hairdryer for your convenience.

As for places you can visit, this home is only five minutes away from Borough Market and The Shard, ten minutes away from London Bridge, and fifteen minutes away from the Tower of London.

Comfy Studio Flat in Borough/London Bridge
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
225 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved being able to use the fully equipped kitchen for meals
the flat is comfortable fully equipped and nicely decorated
the flat was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and well equipped
the place was sparkling clean and very well organized
clean accurately advertised and lisa was a pleasure to work with
the flat was clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay in london
lisa was an amazing host
lisa was very friendly nice and accommodatingshe was there to answer any questions for us
lisa was a great host
lisa was a great host
very responsive host great experience
the location is great
wonderful location right next to the borough subway station
the location and value are unbeatable
cozy flat in a good location
great area to walk around and literally steps from the underground station
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2. Luxury loft overlooking a quiet street in central London

Overlooking a quiet street in central London, this two-bedroom luxury loft offers a soothing vacation for up to four guests. Treat yourself to a relaxing stay as you lounge in the living room, which features exquisite hardwood floors, exposed beams, and minimalist furnishing. You can also take in the sights from the large eastern window or enjoy some drinks in the balcony.

To make your luxurious stay all the more enjoyable, walk two blocks to a picturesque canal that leads to Camden Market, The Regent’s Park, and London Zoo.

London, England, United Kingdom
77 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge spacious apartment beautiful light furniture and appliances adequate and overall the stay was quite comfortable
a bright spacious apartment with well equipped kitchen and a little patio
for a family of four there was plenty of room beds and a lovely outdoor patio
you would find everything you need in the apartment and a huge supermarket just round the corner
the flat was clean and comfortable
unit was very large clean and had everything that we needed
the flat is spacious clean and well equipped
the apartment was clean and well stocked with kitchenware to use to prepare meals
paul’s loft is a comfortable clean and spacious place where you can find everything for your stay in london
paul was an excellent host
paul was very friendly and quick at responding to messages
paul was also an amazing host who was quick to respond to messages
fantastic place and a great host
paul was a great host informative and resourceful flexible responsive and professional
the location is great very close to the underground station train station
the location was also perfect
brilliant location for transport and eurostar
location location location we enjoyed our trip to london
spacious apartment in great location
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3. Former Norwegian Embassy Room (from USD 116)

Former Norwegian Embassy Room
Source: Airbnb

Stay in this spacious and clean apartment artfully decorated with interesting pictures and paintings and a comfortable wooden sleigh bed that you’ll be sleeping in. You’ll be sharing the apartment with your warm and gracious host, who will provide you with an array of maps and information about London’s best attractions, most of which are right at your doorstep. Buckingham palace, Covent Garden and Houses of Parliament are just some of the many attractions that are just a short walking distance away from your apartment.

Amazing room in former embassy
London, United Kingdom
240 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a couch with table was good for doing some computer work before my meetings
the room is very clean and tidy with all the amenities you need
the room is very spacious with high ceilings and big windows for natural light
the stay was quite comfortable too
the room i stayed in was incredibly comfortable spacious and immaculate
clean perfect place to stay
very clean and lots of thoughtful touches
accommodations are very clean and organized
excellent quality bed linen and towels everywhere was spotlessly clean and it was an extremely comfortable bed
the flat is clean and very well decorated
regan was a great host
regan is a very thoughtful host and regina very nice and eager to make the visitors at ease
they were very helpful and kind the whole way through
nice room and a good host
check in process was very smooth regina the manager was responsive and helpful
perfect central location in london
amazing location in the heart of london
great location - close to major attractions
great location easy to find
awesome location in the heart of the city
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4. Stylish Apartment in Central London

Stylish Apartment in Central London
Source: Airbnb

142 USD/night, 52 USD/night per person after 2 guests (excludes 45 USD cleaning fee)

Looking for a stylish private apartment situated in an excellent location? Look no further! Despite being in central London, the apartment is located in a quiet part of the neighbourhood, making it a great place to kick back and relax after a busy day of exploring London. Moreover, this colourful apartment features artful London-themed décor, including a Union Jack rug. Additionally, a 10-minute walk will take you to the famous Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and London Eye.

5. Hampstead Double Room (from USD 82)

Hampstead Double Room
Source: Airbnbs

Your hosts will warmly welcome you into their Victorian house in West Hampstead, surrounded by numerous markets including the Camden Lock for Rock and Roll, English Hampstead and Hampstead Heath. Located in zone 2, this colourful Hampstead Double Room includes floor to ceiling wardrobes, a large mirror and even a decorative fireplace! If you love cats, your hosts has a cute ginger cat that loves cuddles. Moreover, the house is located just a stone’s throw from the tube and bus stop. A 10-minute ride on the underground will bring you right to the heart of central London.

Central, Camden, Hampstead Dbl Room, Bath & Lounge
363 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room itself is very comfortable and just as shown oinnohitos but nicer
we loved having an exclusive lounge at our convenience in addition to the bedroom and bathroom
they even provided us a self-service breakfast bar and a cute tea and coffee bar in the bedroom
you get your own room private bathroom and living room space all very nice and well decorated
a beautiful house with a lovely room
beds were clean and soft
sue place was lovely and clean
the house was very clean and stylish
room and bathroom were very clean and comfortable
beautiful neighborhood clean and comfortable lodging
she was very helpful
hosts very helpful
hosts were helpful and friendly
we were a little overwhelmed by all the trains but our hosts were amazing and helpful
they were so friendly and helpful
great location close to trains
good neighborhood restaurants are in walking distance
perfect location roughly 10 minute walk to public transport to easily take you to central london
the location was ideal with a short walk to the overground/underground
nice place convenient location walkable to public transportation with easy access to london attractions
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6. A bright, comfortable room in a 19th-century Victorian building (from USD 73)

Let this 19th-century Victorian building put a spell on you through its charming beauty. Enter the building and find yourself in a bright, comfortable room that comes with a king bed for two people. Step into the refreshing shower in the morning and start your day fresh. The living room is yours to use whenever you feel like recharging your energy. Feel free to cook in the fully equipped kitchen. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the morning sunshine in the lush backyard of this London vacation rental.

Bright, Comfortable Room in Hospitable, Gay Household
London, England, United Kingdom
575 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i enjoyed to have a bathroom of my own
the bathroom is clean big and modern
it is so clean and quiet and convenient
it was short but very pleasurable stay spotless clean and with comfortable bed
the house is beautiful and sparkling clean
) the place was extremely clean beautiful and just perfect
the host is super host
lovely host to chat with as well
they are exceptional and generous hosts
gregory was a wonderful host
gregory was a wonderful host
the location is good the tube station finsbury park is just a few minutes away
great location too few minutes from tube station
good neighborhood and nice distance to the train station
great food and location
excellent place and excellent location
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7. Comfortable artist’s home

For a stay virtually unrivaled when it comes to the quality of the stay and the culture that your artist host has selected to characterize the space, you’re going to want to check out this privilege of an Airbnb stay for yourself. Take London by storm, when you elect to begin you cultural immersion with your elegant stay itself!

Up to three guests will have no trouble making two beds in a single bedroom, as well as a private bathroom, their own for the complete duration of their stay in London. If you’re looking to experience world-class accommodations, while remaining close to all of the sights and sounds that you’re looking to discover while in the region, this Airbnb in London, UK is the ideal stay for you! Local restaurants, cafes, retail opportunities, nightclubs, bars, and historical places are yours for the taking, when it’s the Camden region of London that you choose to visit.

**CENTRAL** Comfy Artist's Home in Camden.
London, United Kingdom
481 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
her room is same as shown in pictures likly a small museum artistic andromantic
very cozy and unique place like a tiny museum full off interesting equipment and decoration
the beds (including the airbed) were comfortable
the room is as described & the house in an excellent location
beautiful room and considerate tessa
very clean and specially decorated
clean and comfortable as well
tessa' apartment is really comfortable clean and cozy
a clean and happy place
it's beautifully maintained and clean and you'll see something new every time you look around
she was friendly and a wonderful host
lovely designer house and thoughtful host
lovely host and very relaxed/pleasent experience as a whole
thoughtfully host has arranged all kind of amenaties
tessa was a great host and her home was absolutely beautiful
the location is amazing
very good location in camden
it is close to everything we needed like health food stores and restaurants
a perfect location for all city travellers
lovely house in a fantastic location
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8. The Muse Haus II, Riverside Room

The Muse Haus II, Riverside Room
Source: Airbnb

The Riverside Room is a modern and spacious room in The Muse Haus II, a fancy victorian house located along River Thames. Enjoy walks along the River Thames, dotted with rowing boats and lined with leafy green trees. A 5-7 minute walk will take you to Ravenscourt Park Metro Station. Moreover, you have the option of mingling with other guests or relaxing in the privacy of your beautiful room.

The Muse Haus II - Riverside Room
London, United Kingdom
501 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent amenities and comfortable room
bed was very comfortable and the amenities were first rate
comfy mattress in nice spacious room
the common areas - kitchen and living room were great
bathroom - big modern great water pressure
apartment clean and tidy
muse was clean and roomy
it was clean and nice
the bathroom was spotless and the shower very good
muse haus is a lovely accomodation clean and nicely furbihed
they are quick in their responses and very helpful
very helpful with local recommendations and great value
the communication from the host was very fast and the self check-in worked perfectly
communication was great from the host
nice location on the thames
the muse haus is very well located and is within walking distance of the river
also fab location - thank you
the location was fantastic right on the river
really nice area not far from central london
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9. Flat on Portobello Road, Notting Hill

Flat on Portobello Road, Notting Hill
Source: Airbnb

Enjoy your very own private flat complete with a cosy living room and kitchen stocked with a coffee machine. Light, airy and quiet, your apartment is just down the road from Portobello Market. Moreover, the bus stop is 2 minutes away while Ladbrooke Grove tube station is a 5-minute walk away. Should you need anything, your understanding and responsive host will always be happy to help.

Entire Flat on Portobello Road
London, United Kingdom
151 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen amenities were outstanding and the wifi signal was great
the wi-fi reception was excellent
light and bright mirrors made the lounge feel very spacious bed and couch very comfortable
second yes the kitchen is fully equipped which is nice
the flat could do with a bit of painting etc but all in all it was a comfortable stay
beautiful clean and cosy apartment
the flat is clean and quiet
great apartment clean tidy quiet
the apartment was very clean and welcoming
the flat was very clean and tidy
host was very welcoming and helpful
host was easy to work with
i would certainly recommend this host and accommodation
owner pleasant and easy to contact
elizabeth was a great host available for any questions
good location for seeing london - close to train/bus links
location is fantastic close to everything
location is close to good places
good location near to transport links
would recommend this central london apartment
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10. Hoxton Street Room

Hoxton Street Room
Source: Airbnb

With its quirky bright interior and colourful furniture, this apartment essentially captures East London’s creative vibes. It’s one of the best Airbnbs in London that you can stay in. While the room accommodates 2 people, your helpful host can arrange to fit a third person. On a fine day, do have breakfast by the balcony and enjoy the city of London on a clear summer’s day. Hoxton tube station is just 3 minutes away while the 24-hour bus service takes you into most of central London and east London.

Hoxton/Shoreditch with City Views
London, United Kingdom
386 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room kitchen and balcony were all beautifully decorated
nice apartment and good view from the terrace
the bathroom was perfect too
we had a lovely stay at sara’s apartment
sara’s flat is comfortable and it’s in a great location other than some wifi issues we enjoyed our stay
clean and tidy
space was very clean and tidy
best clean place in hoxton
the place is very clean
the room was lovely and clean
sarah was a great host
lovely flat welcoming host
sara is a great host
she is so kind for us
sara was a good host
great location for me
nice location to visit shoreditch and london
location is good as well
quiet neighbourhood but still on walking distance from vibrant places
it’s close to bus stops and underground stations which make going to central london very easy
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11. Central London Zone 1 Double Bedroom

Central London Zone 1 Double Bedroom
Source: Airbnb

Located at a walking distance from major attractions like Tate Britain and Buckingham Palace, this Airbnb vacation rental is a stylish and modern one-bedroom that is truly located at the heart of London. Head upstairs to the roof and you’ll see the Big Ben and the London Eye against the backdrop of a brilliant sunset. Your neighbourhood, Westminster, offers a myriad of eating options as well, from cosy cafes to well-known chain establishments. You’ll be staying with a friendly and thoughtful host who will welcome you into her home and is very willing to give you directions.

Stylish room /10 mins to Big Ben
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
441 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room nice view of london
she supplied toiletries and left some chocolates in the room which was a nice touch
we had a great stay at the apartment
the room itself is very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and the bed was very comfortable but the space was nothing to rave about
inside the room is very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and had everything that we needed
the room was nicely decorated and clean
and the host is kind and generous
needless to say she was really a good host
our host was wonderful considerate and very helpful
lara is an amazing host
very sweet and helpful host highly recommend
location is good and it‘s very near to victoria station
location is ideal for central london
perfection location location location
great location walking distance to many attractions
perfect location right next to victoria station
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12. Cosy South London Room

Cosy South London Room
Source: Airbnb

Female occupancy only

Feel right at home in this cosy room Airbnb in London City that accommodates one. A wonderful and kind host and her accommodating family will welcome you into their home and even provide delicious breakfast for you. The neighbourhood features some great cafes, casual restaurants, and bars. Additionally, you’ll definitely enjoy the Clapham High Street Saturday Market. Tucked away in a quiet part of the neighbourhood, the apartment is located in zone 2 and just 2 minutes’ walk from the tube.

Cosy room in South London
London, United Kingdom
364 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is cosy it can be slightly stuffy but that is easily fixed by the fan provided
my first time stay at an airbnb and sheena made my stay very comfortable
lovely room comfortable bed a pot of snacks by the bed which was a lovely touch
i had great stay at sheena’s lovely apartment
sheena’s place was great the room was very hot but she provided a fan that helped :-)
clean comfy and felt very at ease
a small rom but very clean
room was warm clean and tidy
the room is clean and tidy
the room is clean and comfortable
the host is friendly and hospitable
sheena is a great host
sheena was so friendly and quick in response
sheena is a very welcoming host in a lovely family home
you are a great host
the room is great and perfect location only being a short safe walk from clapham north station
the location of the property is perfect
transportation is (website hidden by airbnb) close to the underground station very peaceful area everything is great
i really enjoyed my stay and the location was perfect right near the station
great place to stay and great location to get to central london from the underground
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13. Central London Double Room

Central London Double Room
Source: Airbnb

Inviting, quiet and well-located, this Central London Apartment is filled with beautiful and quirky décor and overlooks a garden below. Your neighbourhood is safe and has a few supermarkets, bars, restaurants and cafes for a variety of eating options. Additionally, the London Underground is 5 minutes away from your zone 2 apartment. You’ll be sharing the space with your hosts who will go out of their way to make you feel comfortable and at home. Do ask your hosts for great advice on where to eat and what to do in London.

London(central) Double room

14. Double Room near Camden Market

Double Room Near Camden Market
Source: Airbnb

This wonderful double room, located in a historic Georgian house in Camden Town, comes with everything you need. Overlooking the garden, this light and airy double room is just a 2-minute walk from the bus stop and a 5-minute walk from the tube. Your thoughtful host will provide you with snacks, biscuits and electrical adaptors to make your stay more pleasant. Moreover, you’ll be near to many interesting attractions such as Camden Market, Oxford Street and the British Museum.

Double Room near Camden Market!

15. London clock tower suite

Most individuals will walk past the St Pancras Station clock tower without a second look. However, when you make the comfortable suite within the clock tower itself your stay for the holiday, or for your next journey into London, you’ll make an entirely unique flavor of European hospitality your own! Up to four guests will find more than enough space on the interior of the clock tower, for an altogether winning stay in this privilege of a London Airbnb.

This suite comes complete with a private bathroom, a sitting area, and a stocked kitchen, as well as a bedroom. The kitchen is a small one, but is perfect for those who are looking to cook your meals onsite. The suite itself exists within a building originally constructed in 1868, and today stands as a testament to world-class masonry. You’ll find your suite on the fourth floor, characterized by a truly excellent view of the Kings Cross Station. Additionally, the escape is typified by a wide range of modern accommodations, including wireless Internet access, laundry essentials, and an onsite television, the ideal way to spend the evening after a productive day exploring the many sights and sounds you came to see! If you’re in the region for business, there’s also an Ethernet connection.

St Pancras Clock Tower Guest Suite
London, United Kingdom
531 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

16. Vibrant flat in the center of London (from USD 109)

Located in the center of London, this flat features ambient lighting that will effortlessly brighten your day. It is a small yet vibrant place perfect for solo travelers or couples. If you plan to work while on vacation or just want to spend your nights watching Netflix, the flat includes high-speed internet to cater to your needs. The fully functioning kitchen also allows you to cook your meals with ease. With a convenient flat like this, you’ll definitely be able to enjoy your visit to London.

2Free Parking weekends & Evenings 2 kingsize beds
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
37 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in condominium (condo) 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
lots of room very clean and in a great location
perfect location clean and nice apartment
excellent location clean and modern
james is a great host very easy check in and fast responses
a great one night stay - james was very helpful throughout the booking
james was very prompt in communication and very helpful
lovely host good communication lovely location
fantastic location right by transport strolling distance from main london sights and restaurants yet quietly tucked away
fabulous location would definitely return again
compact but charming flat in a very central location thanks james
amazing location and made use of parking on the single yellow lines as it was a weekend
great place stylish and close to all amenities
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17. Gorgeous apartment by Hyde Park

Going on vacation means having the time of your life. Make your vacation more convenient by staying at this gorgeous modern apartment near Hyde Park. This place is also close to cute cafes and local pubs so you certainly won’t run out of things to do. Inside, there are two comfortable beds so you are guaranteed a good night’s rest. Make your trip memorable and let this apartment be your home away from home in London.

Gorgeous Apartment by Hyde Park (SS4)
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
47 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
our friend was able to sleep on the pull out couch while we had our own room
the apartment was clean with all the amenities you may need
then the sheets pillows blankets and mattress of the bed were very smelly smelt like old bo
my husband and i enjoyed our stay in roberts apartment
very clean as well
the place was very spacious and clean too
robert's place was nice and very clean
it was sparking clean had everything you need from a space and lovely decorative touches
check in was very easy and the host replied to any queries promptly
owners clearly looking to extract maximum value from rather cheap accomodation without putting much in it
congratulations robert he met us perfectly and was very helpful
the location is simply excellent
great location just from the station with so much locally around
good location - easy to access london center by foot
this flat is a great location in london
we liked that the unit was in close proximity to the paddington station and grocery store
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Have an authentic London experience!

With many of the world’s most famous landmarks right at your doorstep, these Airbnbs are close to many tube stations and have superb locations. Many of these Airbnbs are homestays, allowing you to experience London like a local, rather than a tourist. Do book early to avoid disappointment. Additionally, ensure you follow the house rules of the host. Your hosts are extremely friendly and are most willing to help you with anything.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in London

1. Which Airbnbs in London have nice views?

If you want gorgeous city views outside your Airbnb window, you can stay at this awesome Horton Street room accommodation.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs near London Eye?

You don’t have to walk too far to get to the London Eye and other attractions if you stay at this stylish apartment or this double bedroom accommodation for rent.

3. Which are the best luxury Airbnbs in London?

If you want to feel like a VIP book a stay at this gorgeous apartment, which used to be the location for the Norwegian Embassy.

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