To be honest, we’re sure that London doesn’t need much of an introduction, but alongside all of the classic activities such as the London Dungeon, Madame Tussauds, and the West End, there are a whole host of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. From secret, immersive cocktail bars, to the pay-what-you-want theatre, the only surviving music hall - Wiltons Hall, to the weird and wonderful such as taxidermy workshops and a museum filled with pickled animals - Grant Museum of Zoology. There really is something for everyone, and with the wonderful transport links, you can be picky about where you stay. To help you out, we’ve sourced the best Airbnb Plus vacation rentals, each in a great location and with easy access to amenities. Book today and start planning your London trip!
Enjoy the central location of this private room with access to good public transport links. The monotone double-sized bedroom features a large flat screen television and an en-suite. The kitchen area is unique with a full floor-to-ceiling mural on the wall, and you’ll love making your breakfast here before taking it to the cozy living room to enjoy. Another unique feature of this vacation rental is the bathroom which is covered in mosaic! The property is situated on the ground floor of the hosts’ property, in a vibrant, creative area with independent cafes and markets at your doorstep.
Chic Room with Bath and Kitchenette Living Area
Located near the beautiful and infamous Borough food market, this award-winning loft is a fantastic spot to call home for your holiday. The bedroom itself is spotlessly clean and very spacious. There is a small writing desk area so that, should you need to, you can keep up to date with your work. The bathroom features a unique, exposed brickwork wall, a design which can be seen throughout the property, especially in the large open plan living area. The main room is decorated in a very minimalistic fashion with a large wooden dining table, extended leather sofas, and an equipped kitchenette.
Explore Borough Markets from a Room in an Award Winning Loft
This spacious and bright studio apartment also features exposed brickwork throughout, as well as contrasting chic contemporary furniture. The neutral colors and wood-paneled flooring perfectly match to create a calming atmosphere. The double-sized bedroom is bathed in natural light thanks to the two large skylights above the bed. The modern kitchen is awash with bright purple that brings the whole studio to life. Clapham High Street is popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes, while a few minutes’ walk will take you into the Old Town with its winding, cobbled streets.
Stylish, Airy Studio Apartment Close to Clapham High St
This elegant townhouse is decorated in a classic Georgian style with pretty, white pillars and a period fireplace. Of course, you can expect lots of modern gadgets such as a flat screen television in the living room and an espresso machine in the bright red kitchen. The property is ideal for a couple as the bedroom features a king-sized bed and ample storage space. The living room feels very homely with a round dining table and an array of books on the bookshelves. If reading doesn’t take your fancy, you can play on the game console, watch Netflix or step outside onto the terrace to relax in the fresh air. Nestled in at the end of a terrace, in the popular area of Kensington, you are close to The Natural History Museum, Hyde Park, and the Royal Albert Hall.
Sophisticated Room in Kensington Townhouse
A private room in another period house, this time in Victorian style with its high ceilings, walled garden and vintage detailing. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed and is painted in soft, neutral colors, whilst the bathroom is painted in ultra-modern, slick monochrome colors. The living room features traditional vintage-style furniture with comfortable seating and a full elaborate floor rug. The kitchen is fantastic for its size and comes well-stocked with modern appliances so that you can easily cook up a romantic feast. The area of Queen’s Park is well-known for its boutique, fashionable stores, fabulous eateries and an activity-based park that includes tennis, golf, and even a zoo.
Cosy Bedroom in Queen's Park
A stunning classical revival townhouse which is open plan and features romantic moldings, vibrant artwork and its very own terrace. The king-sized bedroom is well equipped with a Smart TV and even an espresso machine so you can enjoy a coffee first thing in the morning on the private access terrace. The spacious and bright living room has been given an artistic makeover and showcases a number of unique pieces, as does the separate, modern dining room/kitchen area.
selfridges from a Room in former artist studio Townhouse
This private room in the hosts’ house is situated in a fantastic location near Kensington, at the doorstep of bars, restaurants and a whole host of excellent shopping options. Not only is the property decorated to a very high standard, the rooms are spacious and bright with unique detailing. The bedroom for two people also comes with a large flat screen television and access to a luxurious bathroom. The bright blue walls, matching furniture and quirky artwork in the living room brighten the whole property, making it feel very welcoming. After cooking a meal in the modern kitchen, you can enjoy your meal inside or on the outdoor patio.
Stylish, big & bright Room in Apartment near Kensington
This private room in a pretty, relaxing flat is shared with the hosts and their two cats. It is located in Rotherhithe, a 15-minute walk from Canada Water. Luxury and comfort are at the heart of this property, from the underfloor heating, woven bed and sofa throw to the ornate rugs and cushions, you’ll have a hard time leaving. The heated flooring spreads through the living room and the kitchen, the former comprising a Smart TV with Netflix, and the latter consisting of a breakfast table and modern appliances.
Comfy Room by the Thames with Private Bathroom
For a sophisticated stay, all you need is a sophisticated house that boasts modern facilities and amenities to please you throughout your stay. Imagine how awesome it will be to dine at a classic hardwood table. You can cook your best meals in the kitchen that features glossy accents, chevron floors and exposed bricks. The marble elements you can find throughout the house are going to make you feel relaxed. Light the sleek fireplace to keep you warm at night. The house comes with four bedrooms that can accommodate a large group of ten travelers.
Sophisticated Carriage House in Cadogan SquareKnightsbridge,London, England, United Kingdom
This house in Fitzrovia, near Oxford Circus, is built with complete relaxation in mind. The bedroom is spacious and bright, with a queen-sized bed facing the window. After you wake up, you can stroll through this Georgian mews house to make breakfast in the modern and stylish kitchen. The living room has plenty of books for you to read, and a Smart TV, as well as a wireless speaker, to cater to your entertainment needs as you sit on the plush sofa or leather chair.
Quiet, Luxury Mews House in Fitzrovia (Oxford Circus)
If you’re interested in history then stay in London’s oldest fire station in Southbank, one of the most popular areas of London, right on the banks of the River Thames. The compact and cozy living room is perfect for two guests, while the corner living room area has a large L-shaped sofa with a Smart TV that has Netflix. The kitchenette area includes a convection oven and a mini fridge which is plenty to cook a great meal after strolling through the London streets.
Chic, Southbank Flat Close to Tate Modern
Where to start....
If you’re confused with where to start planning for your London trip, then we’ll give you a clue: start right here! Choose one of these fantastic Airbnb Plus vacation rentals and you will be well on your way to organizing the perfect London holiday.
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