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12 Best Airbnb Accommodations In London (Updated)

Marianne
Updated Oct 05, 2018

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 or staying in an inexpensive and comfortable Airbnb. Here are the best Airbnb accommodations in London:

1. London clock tower suite (from 215.00 USD)

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.

Keep your travel exclusively first-class, and discover the ease by which your understanding of worldwide travel can be refined, all courtesy of a London clock tower Airbnb stay well worth the investment. Short-term or long-term, this is one of your best bets for a winning experience abroad.

London clock tower suite

Price: from 215.00 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Comfortable artist’s home (from 74.00 USD)

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 is the ideal stay for you! Local restaurants, cafes, retail opportunities, nightclubs, bars, and historical venues are yours for the taking, when it’s the Camden region of London that you choose to visit.

You’ll also be gifted the rare opportunity to check out the world-famous Camden Market, where the distance between yourself and a new favorite food or boutique item is always a short one. Onsite, you’ll be offered a sensational portfolio of winning amenities, among them cable television, wireless Internet access, a stocked kitchen, and laundry essentials! There’s also an indoor fireplace on the premises, if you’re looking to relax in an environment perfect to foster lifelong memories, no matter the time of day, or the weather outside! Check out a complete extent of photo-worthy London spaces, including Primrose Hill, with this artist’s home!

Comfortable artist’s home

Price: from 74.00 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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3. Former Norwegian Embassy Room (115 USD)

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

Price: 115 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 104 reviews)

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4. Central London Double Room (61 USD)

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

Price: 61 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 116 reviews)

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5. Double Room near Camden Market (67 USD)

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!

Price: 67 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 191 reviews)

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6. 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.

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7. The Muse Haus II, Riverside Room (66 USD)

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

Price: 66 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 313 reviews)

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8. Flat on Portobello Road, Notting Hill (100 USD)

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

Price: 100 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 122 reviews)

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9. Hampstead Double Room (80 USD)

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

Price: 80 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 205 reviews)

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10. Hoxton Street Room (44 USD)

Hoxton Street Room
Source: Airbnb

With its quirky bright interior and colourful furniture, this apartment essentially captures East London’s creative vibes. 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

Price: 44 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 4.5 out of 5(from 242 reviews)

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11. Central London Zone 1 Double Bedroom (95 USD)

Central London Zone 1 Double Bedroom
Source: Airbnb

Located at a walking distance from major attractions like Tate Britain and Buckingham Palace, this stylish and modern bedroom 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

Price: 95 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 277 reviews)

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12. Cosy South London Room (43 USD)

Cosy South London Room
Source: Airbnb

Female occupancy only

Feel right at home in this cosy south London room 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, 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

Price: 43 USD

Number of Guests:

Travelers Review: Rating 5 out of 5(from 227 reviews)

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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.

This article was originally published on Feb 19, 2016

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