Top 9 Vrbo Holiday Homes In Brighton, UK - Updated 2021

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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.

1. Brighton Seafront Apartment (from USD 204)

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
47 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa bed and bed are extremely comfortable
there are two smart tvs amazing wifi and literally everything
adorable cozy flat with great views of the sea
the living room is amazing with the view and it is spacious
the star of the show being the spacious balcony overlooking the sea the kitchen is well equipped
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and lovingly kept
very spacious clean and comfortable accommodation
Host:
and olivia is the most charming host ever met
and olivia is wonderful as a host thanks a lot for this magnifique stay and kind regrads
olivia is very helpful too and kindly arranged for a parking space for the long weekend
kind regardskelvin and helen(isle of wight)
excellent communication with the owner leading up to our stay
Location:
easy reach of central brighton good convenient bus links or short walks
ideal for two compact living in excellent location
easy to walk into both brighton and hove (we preferred hove ) easy walk to a good waitrose
this is an amazing place to stay you can walk anywhere from here
a really convenient location for exploring both brighton and hove each of which have their own charms
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2. Historic and unique cottage (from USD 257)

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 lawns
Hove, GB
26 reviews
cottage 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable quirky thoughtfully kitted out and very good facilities
Cleanliness:
it is clean comfortable and nicely decorated
inside it was very bright and clean and as described in advert
the cottage was clean tidy comfortable nicely decorated very homely and quiet the beds were very comfortable
Host:
owner was very helpful
sarah is the best host you can imagine making you feel welcome and at home at once
this was our first owners direct experience and i was very impressed
great host we were greeted with prosecco and mince pies on the arrival
host has been very good with communication before and throughout our stay
Location:
nice easy walk to the brighton pier
cottage is located in a lovely place short walk to the sea front and local shops
fabulous location just 100 yards or so to the beach and shops
lovely house in a fantastic location great communication with owner
what a lovely weekend the cottage is in a brilliant location right in the centre of brighton
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3. Elegant two bedroom apartment (from USD 171)

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
33 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flat was extremely comfortable with all that we needed for our stay
Cleanliness:
really clean comfy beds and sitting area
it is very clean and decorated very tastefully and with the buildings age in mind
clean as described 50 metres from seafont
it received us very tidy and clean the extensive equipment cares for a good and comfortable living
Host:
maintenance man was very helpful
thank you sally for your speedy informative responses and professionalism
Location:
location very good for everything
great location with shops seafront and bars close by
fantastic location for either walking or catching a bus to town or surrounding area
great location everything you could need in an apartment
everything we did and wanted to do was in comfortable walking distance
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4. Stunning Regency Apartment (from 172 USD)

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

5. Romantic apartment with sea views (from USD 166)

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
54 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable for the 2 of us
the shower is fab the most powerful i’ve ever used and the kitchen is fully equipped
i had such an enjoyable stay in the beautiful apartment
Cleanliness:
the apartment was clean and well equipped for a short stay
the 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 helpful
Location:
the apartment was comfortable and close to the bus station
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6. Smart and Cosy Seaside Apartment (from 143 USD)

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

7. Fabulous two bedroom apartment

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
31 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent wifi and big tv with lots of channels
we kept the windows open all weekend which kept the apartment lovely and cool
we had a fabulous time in this apartment
apartment was fab and had everything we needed
Cleanliness:
beds and towels were comfy and clean
with all you could ask for clean cosy comfy beds
beds were comfortable and bathrooms clean and certainly convenient to everything
the owner is very responsive and apt is clean and bright
Host:
host was extremely helpful on every scale
the owner mike is very responsive to any questions and extremely helpful
owner was very helpful with everything
owner was very helpful and good with communication
both were really helpful
Location:
great location with bars shops and restaurants close by
great apartment right in the heart of brighton perfect for shopping bars and restaurants all close by
very central - a good base whilst in brighton
a great base for a break in brighton close to everything
apartment was in fantastic location looking directly to the ba i360
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8. Bright and Airy Apartment

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
30 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
s particularly recommend cup of joe in st george’s rd for a great coffee and breakfast
Cleanliness:
the appartment is clean and fully equipped
clean and well equipped - everything has been thought of
the flat is well equipped nice & clean (cleanliness is really important to us )
lovely apartment clean tidy and perfect location
the flat is very comfortable and well equipped very clean and the hosts really welcoming
Host:
ken and mike the owners were prompt and welcoming
good and flexible service by the owner maps books and dvd's available
mike and ken were great hosts and very helpful with tips on the local area
mike gave us a very friendly welcome and was very helpful in any questions we had
communication with hosts was easy & we got prompt replies
Location:
great flat in a lovely location
this place is walking distance to great restaurants as well as a 10 minute walk to the pier
nice apartment in slightly edgy neighbourhood
walking distance to everything along the seafront or through the interesting back streets
airy clean and comfortable flat in a great location would thoroughly recommend
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9. Stunning Victorian three bedroom property

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
26 reviews
House 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped great communication
Host:
jo the host was amazing
the host was incredibly helpful and provided us with al of the information we needed
the owners absolute focus is on their customers having a great stay with nothing to worry about
the beds were very comfortable and owner accommodating
i would 100% recommend this to anyone looking to host a weekend away with friends
Location:
the location is fantastic
the location is amazing walking distance to everything
fabulous property and very central
the house was beautiful and the location was perfect
very good apartment and very good location
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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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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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