Known for its art scene, shopping, nightlife, and pebble beach, Brighton is a bustling seaside town in England. It’s a short train ride south of London, making it a popular spot for day trips and weekend visits. Whether you’re coming to Brighton on a hen or stag do, or you just want to enjoy fish and chips by the sea, you’ll need a place to call home during your stay. Below we’ve compiled nine of our favourite Vrbo vacation rentals.
First on our list is this beautiful Seafront Apartment which offers uninterrupted panoramic views of the sea. It’s one of the apartments in Embassy Court, a 1930s Grade II listed building. The apartment and its neighbors were the first purpose built penthouses in the country, and the architect focused on making the most of the sea views.
Running the length of the apartment are glass doors, giving you views of the sea from the living room, bedroom, and the terrace. The apartment is beautifully furnished, with a bespoke granite kitchen and designer bathroom with underground heating. The bedroom sleeps two people, and while the sofa folds out into a bed, the hosts suggest only two people stay in the apartment, or a couple with small children that can fit on the sofa bed.
The apartment is a short walk from the shops, restaurants, and bars that Brighton offers—though you may be tempted to stay in and enjoy the view!
Brighton Seafront Holiday Apartment, Penthouse with Private Sun Terrace
Top guest reviewsthe sofa bed and bed are extremely comfortablethere are two smart tvs amazing wifi and literally everythingadorable cozy flat with great views of the seathe living room is amazing with the view and it is spaciousthe star of the show being the spacious balcony overlooking the sea the kitchen is well equippedthe place is clean and lovingly keptvery spacious clean and comfortable accommodation
Host:and olivia is the most charming host ever metand olivia is wonderful as a host thanks a lot for this magnifique stay and kind regradsolivia is very helpful too and kindly arranged for a parking space for the long weekendkind regardskelvin and helen(isle of wight)excellent communication with the owner leading up to our stayRead more reviewseasy reach of central brighton good convenient bus links or short walksideal for two compact living in excellent locationeasy to walk into both brighton and hove (we preferred hove ) easy walk to a good waitrosethis is an amazing place to stay you can walk anywhere from herea really convenient location for exploring both brighton and hove each of which have their own charms
This unique cottage is the perfect holiday rental for families. Located in Hove, you’ll be a short 15 minute walk from Brighton city centre. And, if you’d prefer to stick a bit closer to the cottage at any point, you’re only a short walk from independent shops, cafes, and restaurants. The cottage can host up to 10 people. It has a king size bed in the master bedroom, and the second bedroom sleeps 3 adults and two children with a double bed and triple bunk beds. The living area also has a sofa bed which can accommodate two adults.
The cottage is full of historic and playful charm. It was built in 1822 as the architect Charles Busby’s drawing room. Arched ceilings were rediscovered and restored in 2001. The current owners have designed it in a contemporary and colorful way. From novelty children’s bunk beds to a novelty alcove which hides a double bed and TV, you’ll be charmed by all there is to look at.
Historic & Unique, centrally located cottage just off the seafront & Hove lawnsHove, GB
Top guest reviewscomfortable quirky thoughtfully kitted out and very good facilitiesit is clean comfortable and nicely decoratedinside it was very bright and clean and as described in advertthe cottage was clean tidy comfortable nicely decorated very homely and quiet the beds were very comfortable
Host:owner was very helpfulsarah is the best host you can imagine making you feel welcome and at home at oncethis was our first owners direct experience and i was very impressedgreat host we were greeted with prosecco and mince pies on the arrivalhost has been very good with communication before and throughout our stayRead more reviewsnice easy walk to the brighton piercottage is located in a lovely place short walk to the sea front and local shopsfabulous location just 100 yards or so to the beach and shopslovely house in a fantastic location great communication with ownerwhat a lovely weekend the cottage is in a brilliant location right in the centre of brighton
This elegant two bedroom apartment is another property that offers stunning sea views. It occupies the entire ground floor of a Regency Townhouse, and from the front room you can look out onto the ocean. The apartment also offers a secluded garden, a quiet space to relax on a sunny summer day.
It’s located a 15 minute walk from Brighton city centre, so you’re not far from all the city offerings. The apartment sleeps four people, with one bedroom offering a double bed, and a second bedroom with either a double bed or two singles. All you’ll need is here, including a fully functioning kitchen. The host can also accommodate children, with a high chair and crib.
Reviewers love how homely the apartment feels, and appreciate the welcome basket provided by the host.
Elegant 2 bedroom Regency apartment with secluded garden. Sea views. Sleeps 4
Top guest reviewsthe flat was extremely comfortable with all that we needed for our stayreally clean comfy beds and sitting areait is very clean and decorated very tastefully and with the buildings age in mindclean as described 50 metres from seafontit received us very tidy and clean the extensive equipment cares for a good and comfortable living
Host:maintenance man was very helpfulthank you sally for your speedy informative responses and professionalismRead more reviewslocation very good for everythinggreat location with shops seafront and bars close byfantastic location for either walking or catching a bus to town or surrounding areagreat location everything you could need in an apartmenteverything we did and wanted to do was in comfortable walking distance
For a rental that feels like a boutique hotel, have a look at this Stunning Regency Apartment. It’s been furnished to a high standard, ensuring that you’ll have a luxurious stay.
The apartment has a large living room with floor to ceiling windows. There’s a 40" LCD TV and a Blu-Ray player, as well as a selection of films to watch. There are two double bedrooms with memory foam mattresses, duck feather pillows, and bed linens made of fine cotton and linen. The kitchen is fully functional, for those who like the option to cook at home.
A five minute walk through a garden will bring you to the beach, and in 15 minutes you’ll be in central Brighton.
Stunning Regency Apartment
Price: from 172 USD
Number of Guests: 4
This romantic apartment sits inside a historic building. The Grade II listed Regency building was built in 1825 as a hotel. It has since been turned into a number of apartments.
This is another rental that offers you a sea view from the bay windows—a lovely spot to people watch and gaze at the boats dotting the water. The bedroom has a queen size bed, and the living room has a sofa bed to accommodate up to two more people. The kitchen is compact yet functional.
The beach is just a two minute walk away, and The Lanes, Pavilion, and Pier are only five minutes away. There are also plenty of shops, bars, and restaurants right outside the door as well.
Romantic with Sea View Sleeps 2-4
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable for the 2 of usthe shower is fab the most powerful i’ve ever used and the kitchen is fully equippedi had such an enjoyable stay in the beautiful apartmentthe apartment was clean and well equipped for a short staythe apartment itself was extremely clean had excellent fittings and was very well equipped
Host:the greeter communicated well before our stay met us on time and was more than helpfulRead more reviewsthe apartment was comfortable and close to the bus station
Another place that is just a stone’s throw from all that Brighton has to offer is this Smart and Cosy Seaside Apartment. You’ll be just steps away from the Pier and The Lanes, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants just outside the door.
With sleeping arrangements for six guests, it’s an excellent choice for those traveling in a group. There are two bedrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge. The kitchen is fully functional, so you can feel free to eat in.
Smart and Cosy Seaside Apartment
Price: from 143 USD
Number of Guests: 6
If you’re headed to Brighton with a group of friends to enjoy the nightlife, this two bedroom apartment is a good option for you. Located on the corner of Brighton’s main shopping street, you’ll be a stone’s throw from bars, restaurants, and clubs. The hotel is within walking distance of pretty much everything that Brighton has to offer.
The lounge, dining room, and kitchen are designed in an open plan style—a great area to socialize in. The main bedroom has a double bed and an ensuite. The second bedroom can be arranged to accommodate two twins or one double. And the living room has a sofa bed for two.
Your group of friends can’t go wrong with this centrally located apartment. There’s plenty of space to relax inside, and all of Brighton’s attractions are right outside your door.
Stylish 2 bedroom apartment
Top guest reviewsexcellent wifi and big tv with lots of channelswe kept the windows open all weekend which kept the apartment lovely and coolwe had a fabulous time in this apartmentapartment was fab and had everything we neededbeds and towels were comfy and cleanwith all you could ask for clean cosy comfy bedsbeds were comfortable and bathrooms clean and certainly convenient to everythingthe owner is very responsive and apt is clean and bright
Host:host was extremely helpful on every scalethe owner mike is very responsive to any questions and extremely helpfulowner was very helpful with everythingowner was very helpful and good with communicationboth were really helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location with bars shops and restaurants close bygreat apartment right in the heart of brighton perfect for shopping bars and restaurants all close byvery central - a good base whilst in brightona great base for a break in brighton close to everythingapartment was in fantastic location looking directly to the ba i360
Number five on our list brings us yet another apartment with views of the sea! From the main bedroom in this Bright and Airy Apartment, you can sit in the bay window and look out to the blue water. This main bedroom has a king size bed, which can also be configured to two twin beds. There’s also a room with a double bed. The kitchen is fully equipped, so you’ll be able to stop into a nearby grocery store and cook meals if you’d like.
The apartment is perfectly located; in just five minutes, you can walk to The Lanes and the Pier. There are plenty of independent coffee shops right outside the apartment, so you won’t be far from a jolt of caffeine.
This is the perfect spot for a family or small group of friends to stay. With everything Brighton has to offer practically right outside the door, you won’t have to go far at all to explore this seaside town.
Bright and Airy Apartment in the Heart of Kemptown Village
Top guest reviewss particularly recommend cup of joe in st george’s rd for a great coffee and breakfastthe appartment is clean and fully equippedclean and well equipped - everything has been thought ofthe flat is well equipped nice & clean (cleanliness is really important to us )lovely apartment clean tidy and perfect locationthe flat is very comfortable and well equipped very clean and the hosts really welcoming
Host:ken and mike the owners were prompt and welcominggood and flexible service by the owner maps books and dvd's availablemike and ken were great hosts and very helpful with tips on the local areamike gave us a very friendly welcome and was very helpful in any questions we hadcommunication with hosts was easy & we got prompt repliesRead more reviewsgreat flat in a lovely locationthis place is walking distance to great restaurants as well as a 10 minute walk to the piernice apartment in slightly edgy neighbourhoodwalking distance to everything along the seafront or through the interesting back streetsairy clean and comfortable flat in a great location would thoroughly recommend
Rounding out our list is this Victorian three bedroom property. Another good option for groups, this property can sleep 12 people. There are three bedrooms and a lounge with a sofa bed. The property has two bathrooms, one of which has a whirlpool bath to relax in. It’s also got a fully functioning kitchen with all the amenities you’d need, and the host can provide items like high chairs for families traveling with children.
The property is furnished in a modern and quirky way. From a chaise made out of an old bathtub to funky wallpaper to a display of antique typewriters, there’s plenty to feast your eyes on in this house! On top of being a stunning property, it’s also located in the city centre, so you won’t have to walk long to explore Brighton.
Stunning Victorian 3-bed / 2-bath property with private courtyard
Top guest reviewsvery clean and well equipped great communication
Host:jo the host was amazingthe host was incredibly helpful and provided us with al of the information we neededthe owners absolute focus is on their customers having a great stay with nothing to worry aboutthe beds were very comfortable and owner accommodatingi would 100% recommend this to anyone looking to host a weekend away with friendsRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticthe location is amazing walking distance to everythingfabulous property and very centralthe house was beautiful and the location was perfectvery good apartment and very good location
Stay in the city centre in Brighton
Brighton is full of vacation rentals that allow you to stay in or very near to the city centre. You won’t have to walk for long to peruse the vintage shops of The Lanes or to head out for fish and chips on the Pier. Plenty of the properties also offer views of the sea, so if you’ve come to take in the salty waters, you can continue doing so from inside! Whether you’re here for the arts, shopping, or the nightlife, you can find a vacation rental that suits your needs. So book now and prepare to enjoy Brighton!
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