12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Oxford, UK - Updated 2021

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Oxford, located in central southern England, is well known for the prestigious Oxford University, also known as the world’s oldest university. There’s plenty to do in Oxford. If you like art, there’s the Ashmolean Museum, which opened in 1683. You can take a trip on a punt, a flat bottomed boat, and experience the city from the water. There are plenty of pubs, restaurants, and shops, as well, so there’s no shortage of places to go when your tummy starts rumbling or when that money starts burning a hole in your pocket.

When you’ve finished seeing the sites and exploring the pubs, you’ll need a place to rest your head. Below are some of the best Airbnbs in Oxford. Read on to pick your favourite!

1. Lovely private, spacious studio (from USD 147)

For those who like the tranquillity of the countryside, but want easy access to the city centre, have a look at this private, spacious studio. It’s located in a village and is a 30-minute walk from the city centre. The walk will take you through the countryside and a park, so you’ll have plenty to look at on your way into Oxford.

This Oxfordshire Airbnb contains a king-size bed, a kitchen, and all the essentials you’ll need for a weekend away. It’s also across the road from a gastropub, so a good meal is nearby, for those nights you feel like staying closer to home.

The host is known for thinking of the small details and provides things like a pint of milk and flowers from her garden, in a vase.

Lovely private, spacious studio
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
226 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
massive comfortable bed and plenty of tea and coffee even biscuits
the studio was amazing and just like in the photos - very homely and comfortable
there is good wifi the bed is large and very comfortable and there is a spacious living space
the accommodation was excellent - comfy sofa and bed (super king size ) relaxed and cosy decor
the bed has plenty of space for two and is very comfortable
very clean and spacious
great apartment very clean and comfortable
the shower was strong and the place was spotlessly clean
incredibly clean and all our needs were catered for
comfort cosy and clean
pauline and peter are wonderful hosts
pauline is a delightful host with a lovely flat
she is an amazing thoughtful welcoming and generous host
pauline is a great host very welcoming and friendly
lots of welcoming touches and very helpful hosts
nice quiet location a mile or two from oxford central
very comfortable accommodation within walking distance of central oxford
a lovely location walking distance from oxford
stunning flat really close to the city centre and in a beautiful location
beautiful apartment in a lovely location
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2. Peaceful country cottage (from USD 225)

For a tranquil escape that’s close to Oxford, check out this peaceful country cottage. It’s 1.5 miles (2 km) from the city centre, and the scenic country walk into town will take you about 30 minutes. The cottage is a self-contained wing of a country house and accommodates 5 people. There are three bedrooms, all of which have views of the countryside.

This Airbnb near central Oxford is surrounded by an expansive garden, a lovely spot to enjoy on a sunny day. It’s also right across the road from a famous gastro-pub, the Perch, so you won’t be far from a good meal and a pint!

Idyllic country cottage, close to central Oxford
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
182 reviews
Entire cottage 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was comfortable and had all the amenities we needed
it is a very nice cottage for you to enjoy a wonderful english style room
the place itself was cosy with great views and a nice comfortable feel
it was well-equipped and the breakfast ingredients and flowers left for us were much appreciated
the cottage has everything you need and the beds are very comfortable too
clean cozy and comfortable
it's clean and beautiful
it was clean and very functional
cosy clean lovely spot to stay
clean stylish well-equipped and cosy
hosts accommodating every request graciously
absolutely lovely with wonderful hosts
v nice property and lovely host
big thank you to our hosts
gorgeous house with friendly hosts
amazing location with a beautiful easy walk to the centre of oxford
wonderful location close to centre but in a hamlet
great location near to oxford but situated in a peaceful village on the outskirts
fantastic location only a short walk into the centre of oxford
will hope to come back as location close to family for us was perfect
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3. Gorgeous garden flat in trendy East Oxford (from USD 114)

This gorgeous garden flat, a great Airbnb near the city centre in Oxford is newly refurbished and stunning. It’s suited for two people and has brand new everything. The city centre is about a 15-minute walk away, so you’re close to everything. The neighbourhood has plenty of restaurants, pubs, and grocery stores, so you can stay entertained near the flat, as well.

It’s also got a secluded garden, so you can relax outdoors, after a busy day exploring Oxford.

Gorgeous garden flat in trendy East Oxford
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
404 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you can also enjoy online videos which the smart tv can provide at the cosy living room
we like the fully equipped kitchen and spacious bedroom and bathroom
the bed is comfortable and the linens all soft
thanks for a great stay the apartment was exactly as described and perfect for our needs
billy left us breakfast items which was lovely
clean quite and comfortable
a stylish space clean and bright
flat was clean and felt very comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
very clean and the kitchen was well equipped
attentive and helpful host
billy was a great host
the host was always available to answer questions and was very welcoming when he let us in
billy was a fab host
totally excellent accommodation and host would thoroughly recommend
good location near transport
good location and comfortable space
easy walk into the city center and even closer to punting
the location was ideal and the accommodation perfect
it was walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go but also on good bus links
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4. Beautiful garden cabin (from USD 98)

We’re rounding out our list with this beautiful garden cabin. It’s a pinewood chalet, with all the amenities you need, during your stay. It sleeps two people, with a double sofa bed, a kitchen, and shower room. Outside is a deck, which provides a great spot to enjoy the garden, on a nice day.

The cabin is a 20-minute bus ride from central Oxford. There is also a wooded area nearby, so if you like walking, this is the perfect place to go. It’s a beautiful little spot and an excellent choice for a couple on a romantic getaway.

Beautiful, socially distanced garden cabin
Oxford, United Kingdom
230 reviews
Entire guesthouse 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything you could want for amenities-wise and great breakfast supplies
wifi signal was good helping us to keep in touch
lots of lovely extra touches like breakfast items
and i already miss their absolutely gorgeous garden cozy cottage and splendid hospitality
the cabin was really cosy and warm and the bed was extremely comfortable
it was spotlessly clean and had everything you would need for your stay
the accommodation is small but perfectly adequate clean and well appointed
the bathroom is tiny but clean with everything we needed
the cabin is beautiful clean warm cosy and has everything you could need
everything is very clean everything works etc
wonderful hospitality with lovely hosts
lovely lovely cabin built by the host himself
thank you for being great hosts
our hosts were very helpful and welcoming
brenda and manolo are the perfect hosts
very good location too
great location just out of town
the location is very good being ca
easy to get to town by taxi or by bus a five minute walk away
this cabin is a in a perfect location close to a bus stop and shops
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5. Luxury studio apartment (from USD 136)

If you like a bit of luxury while travelling, this studio apartment is for you. With a king-sized bed, this Airbnb in Summertown, Oxford, is an excellent spot to call home, during a romantic getaway. You’ll also have access to a kitchenette with all the essentials, an outdoor seating area, and a beautiful modern bathroom.

The hosts provides you with plenty of luxury items. There are Jo Malone bath products, so you can get squeaky clean, in style. The bedding is made of Egyptian cotton and the duvet and pillows of goose down. This is definitely a place for winding down in luxury!

The apartment, perfect for a solo traveller, is located in the Summertown neighbourhood, north of Oxford, so you won’t be far from bars, restaurants, and shops. Oxford city centre is a 20-minute walk away, via the canal, so you can also take a pleasant stroll into town.

Luxury Studio with a Private Terrace in Summertown
Oxford, United Kingdom
180 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment looks exactly like the photos
the studio was so comfortable & elegant with a real air of luxury yet homeliness about it
our stay was in november/december but the apartment was warm with possibilities for regulating the temperature (underfloor heating)
the apartment is in a word beautiful
we enjoyed a 3 night stay in sandras lovely studio apt
it was very clean and comfortable
warm clean quiet and comfortable
it was very clean with modern features
clean comfy modern and fully recommended
the towels and sheets were very high quality and the flat was very clean
sandra the host is very helpful
very friendly host
nice touches by the host
host was very helpful and easy to approach
the owner is incredibly polite too and happy to help as needed
great location and nicely decorated
easy bus or walk to the city centre
easy access to summer town and oxford city center was close by too
very near to lovely shops and restaurants and yet easy walking or bus in the city centre
sandra’s place is in the perfect location
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6. Cosy attic flat in a converted pub (from USD 99)

First up on our list of Oxford Airbnb options is this cosy attic flat. Formerly a pub, it’s been transformed into a family home, with an upstairs flat. The attic flat is self-contained and is quiet and secluded.

It’s an excellent spot for a couple, with one double bed. It can, however, accommodate another guest or children. There is a futon in the living room, and the host can provide a travel crib if needed. There is also a fully equipped kitchenette, so you’ll be able to cook meals in the flat, if you’d like.

The flat is a 20-minute walk from the city centre, so you won’t be far from the colleges, pubs, and shops, that Oxford has to offer.

Cosy attic flat in a converted pub.
Oxford, United Kingdom
207 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great having fans in the hot weather
a decent kitchen comfortable bed and sofa as well as beautiful views over the roofs of the neighborhood
the apartment is exactly as described and i really appreciated how quiet the street was
the bed was so comfortable we had a great night sleep after every long day of sight seeing
the bed was very comfortable and warm
the flat was very clean and well appointed
mark’s flat was cheerful clean and comfortable
it is spotlessly clean with excellent facilities
mark's place was very clean comfy and cozy
and it was all spotlessly clean
the hosts were lovely and helpful throughout
great place with perfect host
lovely flat very hospitable and friendly host
mark was a great host too
the hosts are just wonderful people - friendly helpful understanding
ideal place to stay
good pubs in walking distance
easy and short walk to town centre
lovely apartment within walking distance of the city centre
great place location and hosts
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7. Well-equipped studio in Heddington (from USD 58)

Located on the ground floor of a townhouse in East Oxford, this modern studio makes a comfortable temporary abode for couples or solo travelers who have come to explore Oxford. It features a double bed with comfortable sheets, a kitchenette, a bathroom, a TV, laundry facilities, and WiFi. The unit is also situated in an ideal area that’s close to hospitals, Oxford Brookes University, and public transportation.

Well equipped, studio in Headington!
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
198 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi and nice and warm and cosy
compact and cosy with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay
the bathroom is perfect
great amenities (thanks for the welcoming gifts biscuits and chips) good shower nice linen
small but well thought out flat with washing machine and great shower
great stay great communication and lovely clean little studio
really lovely clean and cosy space
small but stylish and clean studio
the place was clean and comfortable
the bathroom was very smart and spotlessly clean
lovely space lovely hosts that were very accommodating
alex is a great host he was extremely responsive
kind and accommodating host who enabled earlier check-in on request
host super responsive to my emails
alex is an excellent host
very cute and nice place
the location was very convenient and easy to find
good location to where i needed to get to
good location with easy access to oxford town centre
great spot in a brilliant location
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8. Madeline's B&B (from USD 111)

Madeline’s B&B is an excellent place for a family. Located in an annexe at the side of the house, you’ll have your own private entrance and be able to interact with the host Madeline and her family, as much or as little as you choose.

The annexe is fitted with a double bed, as well as a smaller sofa bed which can sleep one or two children. While there isn’t a kitchen, Madeline provides a continental breakfast in the morning. You’ll be a 10-minute drive or a short bus ride from the city centre, so heading out to a restaurant won’t take long.

Madeline’s garden has won awards, so it’s an excellent spot to relax in. You can also use her pool and hot tub. Madeline’s family does use the garden as well, so it’s a great spot to be if you like to socialise - an excellent way to get tips on the area, from someone who lives there!

COSY GUESTHOUSE-HOT TUB-free continental breakfast
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
281 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the full english breakfast in the morning whilst soaking in the hot tub was amazing
good kitchen utilities and bathroom etc
her breakfasts where amazing
we had a very brief and comfortable stay with madeline
boy did we ever need the comfortable beds and quiet street to rest up for the next day
place was clean and neat
clean bright and knowledgable with regard to local area
spotless space and i would definitely recommend
clean tidy good hosts
it’s very clean and breakfast is so nice
very attentive host and super breakfasts
she is a great host and always makes sure that her guests never lack anything
madeline was a great host
madeline is s wonderful host
madeline is a wonderful host
ideal place for someone with dogs
good location (next to bus stop) and parking space
great location and accommodations would highly recommend to anyone
it was easy to catch a bus to get into town
good location as frequent busses to city centre
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9. Space and light in Oxford City (from USD 121)

This studio flat is another option with stunning views. It’s located on the top floor of a Victorian home, and while access is through the main home, the flat is completely self-contained. There are glass floors which lead out onto a private balcony, providing views of Oxford and the Thames Valley.

It sleeps two people, with a queen bed and kitchen. The host provides groceries, like coffee, milk, and bread, so you can have a light breakfast in the morning. It’s about a 20-minute walk along the river into the city centre, and buses run frequently, as well. If you are in a dilemma about where to stay in Oxford, this is the place for you.

Light- Filled Loft in Oxford City
Oxford, United Kingdom
309 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was a lovely space with a beautiful view over the rooftops
the room was just like in the photos
the room has lovely views have to cross oxford
lucy's apartment was absolutely lovely it's a beautiful space with a view over the hills of oxford
the view from the room is wonderful the road is quiet and very charming
everything was very clean and neat
very clean bright and airy
clean and tidy bright accommodation
the room was lovely clean and comfy
the space was amazing clean and bright
lucy was a lovely host
lucy was an amazing host
lucy was a lovely host :)
friendly host and cosy space
lucy is a great host
the location is perfect
great location very quiet
easy walk or bus to downtown
great place and location just minutes from downtown via the bus or walking
great walk towards the city centre
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10. Modern, light & airy Oxford flat

If you like modern design, have a look at this apartment. Suited for two guests, it contains a queen size bed, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a balcony to relax on. There are two bus routes, which can bring you to Oxford city centre in 10 minutes. The apartment is also near trendy Summertown, just north of Oxford, and is a short walk from Port Meadow countryside and river.

This area has a couple of lovely pubs, so it’s worth the nice walk to enjoy a couple of pints in the evening. Reviewers love the host’s hospitality and say the flat is lovely.

Modern, light & airy Oxford flat
Oxford, United Kingdom
168 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the furnishings are all very comfortable
a spacious apartment with a wonderful sunset view
we loved cooking and jonny's kitchen has a complete range of utensils
comms are good with excellent wifi
he also left chocolates for our arrival and great breakfast provisions
the apartment was spotlessly clean and was spacious
apartment was clean & nicely decorated
the flat was bright and clean as advertised
the apartment is clean and tidy
jonny's apartment was very clean and beautiful
jonny was a great host
jonny was a very kind host
thanks for being a great host jonny
he provided an abundance of helpful information on oxford top tips and reccomendations
couldn't fault the host or the accommodation
it is close to oxford with easy bus access
it was the perfect location
ideal distance from oxford city centre accessible by bus and well-priced
it was close to the station and wasnt far from central oxford and a nice little area called summertime
everything was close and we loved seeing blenheim palace
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11. Beautiful two bedroom apartment

If you want a centrally located place to stay, this two bedroom apartment is for you. It’s in the heart of Oxford, with museums, restaurants, and the colleges, just a few minutes away.

It has two bedrooms, each with a double bed, and can accommodate 4 guests. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, an LCD TV, and under-floor central heating.

Reviewers rave that the host is wonderful. Very accommodating and helpful, she responds to all questions and does all she can to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Beautiful 2 bed / 2 bath apartment
Oxford, United Kingdom
79 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi and tv and kitchen was well appointed
the apartment is equipped with modern amenities and a very comfortable sitting area
it was very clean and tidy with reliable wifi and an neat simple heating system
the apartment is lovely just as good or better than in the photos
nice house with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms modern kitchen
the flat was very clean and well designed
the apartment was clean and very nicely decorated
it had a very homely feel and was spotlessly clean
the flat itself was clean warm inviting and spacious
wonderful clean apartment in unbeatable location
natalie and stuart were amazing hosts
natalie and stuart were really helpful throughout
natalie and stuart were extremely responsive and kind hosts
thank you natalie and stuart - excellent hosts and excellent accommodation
the hosts are extremely helpful and friendly and responded immediately to questions
the location is just perfect
it's a great neighborhood very quiet yet close to everything
the location of the apartment was central basically making any attraction in oxford within walking distance
a fabulous central location next to the oxford castle and walking distance to both the train and bus stations
great location and very homely house
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12. A spacious apartment with park views

Will you say yes to drinking a cup of coffee in the morning while you breathe in the beauty of South Park, right in front of your eyes? Do not think twice, book this spacious apartment right away for a wonderful stay in Oxford. The apartment comes with a king bed, a bathroom, a living room and a fully equipped kitchen, among other amenities, and it can accommodate four people.

Exceptional Apartment in Glorious Oxford; Views over Park
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
238 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything necessary is there the bed is very comfortable and the kitchen is fully equipped
it has a small modern kitchen lovely living room and comfortable bedroom
very clean and had a large bathroom also has a washer/dryer which is nice
had a lovely 3 night stay in the apartment
the apartment was fantastic had everything we needed
the place was clean and stylish
spotlessly clean and comfortable bed
very stylish and clean apartment
the flat was extra clean and tidy
a comfortable impeccably clean and thoughtfully decorated flat
excellent properly and host
the area to store luggage is so helpful
michael was an awesome host making check-in / check-out very easy
excellent accommodation walking distance to everything
michael’s place is in a great location
its location is easy to get to (about a 30 minute walk from the train station)
great location and good value for money
great location and we were able to walk everywhere
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Options in Oxford

Whether you’re a couple or a group, whether you like something modern or something cosy, there are options for you in Oxford. With plenty of Airbnb properties to chose from, you’ll definitely be able to find something that fits your needs, for your time in this beautiful city.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Oxford, UK

1. Which Airbnbs in Oxford offer Wi-Fi?

This cosy attic flat in a converted pub, the luxury studio apartment and Madeline’s B&B are some of the Airbnbs in Oxford that offer Wi-Fi services.

2. Which Airbnbs in Oxford have a pool?

Any accommodation that comes with access to a swimming pool is the one to absolutely cherish. If you do want to book an Airbnb in Oxford that comes with a pool, then Madeline’s B&B is the place for you.

3. Which Airbnbs in Oxford provide free parking?

Having a free parking space eases up the hassle of trying to find one in the area close to your accommodation. This luxury studio apartment and Madeline’s B&B are a couple of the Airbnb vacation rentals that provide free parking.

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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