Top 16 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bedford, Great Britain - Updated 2023

Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 
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Located at the western part of Bedfordshire, Bedford is a small, but fascinating county that is an interesting mix of the old and the new. While plenty of beautiful Gregorian and Victorian structures can still be seen in Bedford, the county is slowly developing into a more cosmopolitan area, with plenty of opportunities for shopping and leisure. And being along the Midland Mainline Line, Bedford is easily accessible from London and the Luton Airport. Planning a trip to Bedford? Be sure to check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in the area, to help you get started!

1. Bright and modern apartment with free parking (from USD 103)

For those who are looking for a simple and affordable place to stay, check out this bright and modern apartment. It is nestled in a tranquil environment and can sleep up to five people, making it ideal for families or groups of friends.

The open-plan living area, dining area, and kitchen play a central role within the floor plan and provides a relaxed backdrop to daily routines. If you have a car with you, there is free parking available on the premises for your convenience.

Home from Home,Secure Parking.
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
59 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great modern apartment exactly as described with easy access to bedford park
great location in bedford plenty of space in the apartment
the apartment is spotlessly clean good local amenities and easy off street parking
the apartment was spotlessly clean with lots of light and space for the 5 of us
great apartment with everything needed for a comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and brilliantly situated for both the centre and commuting further out
perfect apartment everything clean and in perfect condition
comfortable and very clean apartment i highly recommend
i highly recommend it very clean and organized
the apartment is stylish clean and modern
Host:
lammy was a great host - responded quickly and clearly to any questions my wife or i had
great apartment attentive host and would definitely stay again
lammy is a great host
lammy is a great host easily contactable and quick to respond
excellent host excellent accommodation and excellent location
Location:
lovely flat fairly centrally located within walking distance to town
it's a lovely modern flat in walking distance to both town centre and train station
place is a spacious two bedroom apartment in a super convenient location
great location for both bedford centre and only short distance (20 mins) to bedford autodrome
very close to bedford esquires so if you're visiting for a gig this is a fantastic base
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2. Lovely studio flat with high-speed wifi (from USD 69)

Make the most of your vacation in Bedford by staying in this lovely studio flat. It can accommodate up to three guests and offers an open-plan kitchen and living room. For a comfortable and convenient stay, this vacation rental comes complete with a dedicated workspace, television, portable fans and heater, home safety facilities, and high-speed wifi for work and entertainment purposes. You will also have access to a private entrance, so you can come and go as you please.

Self contained ground floor studio Bedford PARKING
Bedford, United Kingdom
461 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom is a good size with electric shower
gill provided everything we needed and the underfloor heating in the bathroom was just lovely
it's very comfortable with a lovely warm bathroom (heated floor) and completely clean
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and lovely studio
very clean everything you need
the place is clean and beautiful
everything was clean lovely and easy
Host:
she was an incredibly responsive host
gill is an awesome host
gill is a fantastic host
a true home with a miraculous host who showed me the true meaning of hospitality
gill was a very kind and welcoming host
Location:
just perfect for what we needed in a great location
it’s a quiet and private location with everything you need for a great stay
it's very convenient for central bedford in a very nice road
lovely and clean perfect location for the town centre and train station
location is great for access to bedford parks and local shops
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3. Spacious one-bedroom flat in the center of Bedford (from USD 79)

This spacious one-bedroom flat is up for grabs for anyone who wishes to stay in the center of Bedford for a few nights on a budget while still enjoying the perks of cozy accommodations. It can sleep up to only two guests, making it an ideal place for solo travelers or couples.

This Airbnb has a double bed, an air mattress, a bathroom, and a kitchen with basic cooking necessities. A dedicated workspace, television, free wifi access, and a washer are also provided for a stress-free stay.

Spacious 1-bedroom flat in the centre of Bedford!
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

4. Stylish one-bedroom apartment for two (from USD 97)

This stylish one-bedroom apartment is an excellent option for couples looking for cozy and comfortable accommodation at an affordable price. It offers a bedroom with a double bed, a spacious living room where you can relax while watching television shows, a bathroom, and a kitchen with basic cooking essentials so you can prepare your own meal. In addition to that, this Airbnb also has a balcony where you can take in some fresh air and views of the surrounding area.

Stylish 1 bed flat in a perfect spot in Bedford!
11 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the flat was very clean and supplied with the daily basics and has good wifi
Host:
the host leah was responsive polite and informative about the area
the host is very helpful in arranging a seamless check in and departure
Location:
leah’s place is delightful and in a great location
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5. Chic apartment with a river view (from USD 134)

When you stay in this chic apartment near the Bedford train station, you’ll have stunning views of the river. This two-bedroom accommodation can sleep up to six people, making it ideal for a family vacation.

Your winter days and nights are taken care of, as there’s a heating system provided. You can use the kitchen to heat up some soup or even prepare meals during your stay. If you have a car with you, free parking on the premises is accessible.

Marie’s Serviced Apartment E - 2 beds, River view
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
overall very clean would definitely stay again
nice clean well equipped flat good size comfy beds
clean tidy accommodation in a good location
the bedrooms are spacious large windows very well maintained really clean and easily accessible
Host:
maria was and excellent host highly recommended
Location:
great location for our visit super quiet and super clean few issues but we got it all sorted
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6. Sophisticated home perfect for families (from USD 164)

Check out this sophisticated home that’s ideal for families. To ensure you’ll have a comfortable and stress-free stay, the rental is equipped with amenities such as a fully stocked kitchen, laundry essentials, a dedicated workspace, free wifi access, home safety facilities, HDTV, and central heating. You’ll have a great time here with your family, especially in the outdoor dining area where you can spend quality time together while enjoying the fresh air and munching on delicious food.

Comfortable King Bed*Parking*Contractors*Leisure
13 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 6 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were amazingly comfortable - best sleep in ages highly recommended if travelling to bedford
Cleanliness:
a very well furnished and clean property
great communication clean and tidy house in a good location
Location:
great place to stay everything brand new would stay again
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7. Large double room with private bathroom (from USD 91)

This bright and spacious room is a true favorite among couples on a romantic vacation. Its wide windows keep the room bright and airy throughout the day, but its orientation makes it so that passersby will not be able to peer into the room. The room also comes with its own bathroom and shower, to ensure that guests have complete privacy during their stay. In addition to the wide array of amenities available, including a washer and dryer, an iron, and wireless internet access, the kitchen is also very well-stocked and can be used at any time. The house is within walking distance of fun local attractions, such as the Goldington Green Park. And if you’d like to go to the city center, the bus stop for the No, 10 Goldington Green Line is also a mere minute away.

Large double room with private bathroom
Bedford, United Kingdom
62 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable bed plenty of wardrobe space and free wifi
the breakfast was delicious and the tea tray in the room is very well stocked
thanks for the top bacon and egg breakfast and also for providing gluten free options
the room and bathroom facility exceeded my expectation both very spacious and comfortable
we had our own comfortable room and bathroom with shower
Cleanliness:
very lovely and clean house
the bathroom is beautiful and very clean
the room is big and very clean as well as the bathroom
everything was clean and tidy and better than some formal bed and breakfasts we have used
the room was nice and clean we would really recommend this airbnb
Host:
lovely place with lovely hosts
lynden and andrea were fantastic hosts
lynden and andrea were the perfect host and hostess
andrea and lynden are warm and friendly people who made us feel welcome from the start
wonderful accommodation and great hosts
Location:
took about 20 minutes walk to reach the embankment - good location
there is a good carvery within a few minutes walk of the property
central bedford location and off-road parking was an additional bonus
we will definitely come back to this place if we need to go bedford again
i was made to feel very welcome it's a nice quite neighbourhood and very good value for money
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8. Double bedroom (from USD 63)

Guests are sure to feel right at home in this cozy and welcoming bedroom. With enough space to accommodate two guests at a time, this is the ideal space for solo travelers, or couples. The house features essential amenities such as a fully functional kitchen, central heating, and wireless internet. Those travelling by car may also make use of the parking space during their stay. However, simply commuting to and from the house is also a breeze, with Bedford Station just 10 minutes away. From there, you easily get to London by train, or to Oxford and Cambridge by bus.

Double bed room
103 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast included good coffee and fresh eggs from the family's hens
nice touches too like a bottle of water and some nibbles left in the room
Cleanliness:
everything is fine and it's very clean and quiet
the room was clean and we had a good nights sleep
the house was very cosy and clean and the bed was super comfortable
the room is spacious and clean
absolute great experience the room is clean and neat
Host:
wonderful hosts with lovely family
great stay lovely host lovely home
dawn was a great host
as ever a wonderful host in a warm and friendly home
dawn was an amazing host she was happy to help with all our annoying questions and queries
Location:
great location 10 mins walk to both bus & train station
dawn's place is ideally located close to the train station bus station and the park
the house is very well located for a walk to the centre and river area
best position to down center and railway station
the house was in easy walking distance to the town centre and we were able to park right outside
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9. Fully equipped Gregorian house (from USD 1025)

Built in the late 1880s, this beautifully preserved Gregorian house is one of the largest accommodations on this list. With more than 9 bedrooms and 21 beds overall, this house can accommodate around 20 guests at a time, making it perfect for hosting events, such as weddings and family reunions! While the house comes with the basic necessities - such as a fully functional kitchen, central heating, a washer and dryer, and wireless internet access, the main draw to this house is its luxuries. Guests are free to take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, explore the sprawling acre-wide garden, and enjoy their favorite movies on the home theater system! And for those who are itching to get out and explore the area, the house is also conveniently located 5 minutes away from the city center, and within walking distance of train and bus stations.

Observatory house Large Georgian home in Bedford
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
82 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 21 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were great and plenty of room to fit the 19 of us
you can fit 22 round the dining table
beautiful garden with swimming pool even though we didn't use it
all the rooms were beautifully old and decorated in keeping with the age of the property
also a huge kitchen and table for us to do a good breakfast the next morning
Cleanliness:
the rooms were spacious and quiet and we slept really well
Host:
hosts were warm and welcoming
the perfect host and the perfect house
the hosts are incredible people and very welcoming
she and her family were there throughout the weekend and were very helpful
anne the host was very nice and helpful sorting out everything we needed before hand
Location:
the location was perfect; walking distance to the river pubs and shops
super close to bedford station and a collection of hotels for guests to stay
anne’s place is just fantastic
we could walk anywhere we needed to which was great for an alcohol-fuelled weekend
anne’s home is a lovely central family home with lots of winding passages and nooks and crannies
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10. Jonny's room in central Bedford (from USD 49)

Jonny’s Room is a warm and welcoming accommodation at the heart of Bedford. Although the room itself can only accommodate one guest at a time, groups of 2 or 3 can also opt to rent the adjacent rooms. Although the space is shared with the host and her family, they are known to be very gracious and accommodating. You are sure to feel right at home during your stay.

Jonny's Room, Central Bedford
Bedford, United Kingdom
50 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was lovely and the bed was super comfy
it was a very comfortable stay at annes home
the house is well equipped with all you will need my bed was super comfy
the room and house are very nice with a good shower and bathroom
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and the bathroom as well
Host:
anne kind hospitality makes you feel at home right from the start
thanks to our hosts
anne was a wonderful host
anne is a wonderful host
she was very helpful with everything and extremely patient with me throughout my stay
Location:
the house is also located very close to city centre railway station and a nice park
anne's house is ideal for walking into bedford town centre or to the railway station
a very nice park is less than 10 minutes walk away
easy to access from the train station cosy and comfortable room and a warm and friendly welcome
a lovely place to spend time
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11. A bright single/twin room in a new house

This cozy twin room is the ideal space for couples or small groups. With both a single bed and a twin bed, this room can comfortably accommodate up to 3 guests at a time. Guests may also make use of the house’s facilities, including its well-stocked kitchen and its immaculately clean bathroom. The house is located close to several local attractions. The Bedford Embankment, for instance, is within walking distance of the house - perfect for a quiet stroll by yourself or for a romantic evening date with your loved one. The Bedford Train Station is also within 5 minutes of the house, which makes it great for those who would like to explore the surrounding areas.

A bright single/twin room in a new house
61 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

12. Double room in Georgian townhouse

Also called the “Princess of Wales Room”, this bedroom is decorated in a charming Victorian style, in keeping with the rest of the house. Although the room can only accommodate one guest at a time, those travelling as a couple or as a group of three may also opt to rent the two adjacent rooms. In spite of its Victorian look and feel, the house comes with all the comforts of modern living, with amenities such as a fully functional kitchen, a washer, central heating, and wireless internet. Located within 20 minutes of the Luton Airport and about 40 minutes from London via train, this accommodation is also ideal for those who are constantly on the go.

Double room in Georgian Town House
40 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

13. Modern apartment near central Bedford

Built just last year, this sleek and stylish apartment is a favorite among young travelers visiting Bedford. The unit is not only tastefully decorated and immaculately clean, but also comes with amenities including a well-equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer, a hairdryer, cable television, and wireless internet. A secure intercom system has also been installed to ensure that guests have a safe stay. For those traveling by car, a parking space is available in a secure area within the premises. However, those traveling by bus or train will find it convenient, too, as the nearest stations are just a short walk from the apartment. Local attractions, such as the Bedford Park and the historic Castle Quarter by the river, are also just a stone’s throw away!

Modern apartment near central Bedford
10 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests

14. Castle Quay Apartments

The Castle Quay Apartments offers its guests a warm and welcoming retreat. With two bedrooms (and enough bed space for 4 guests at a time) and amenities including a fully-functional kitchen, a washer and dryer set, central heating, cable television, and wireless internet connectivity, you are assured of a hassle-free stay. Located close to major landmarks, such as the Embankment, and transport links to Northampton, Milford, and London, these apartments are also perfect for those who wish to explore the surrounding areas. Those travelling by car are also free to make use of the parking spaces within the premises.

Castle Quay Apartments
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
10 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

15. City-centre apartment with gated parking

This simple, yet elegant apartment is perfect for travelers that want the comfort and privacy that a hotel can provide, without having to break the bank. Besides being immaculately clean, this apartment comes complete with amenities such as a fully functional kitchen, a washer, central heating, wireless internet, and complimentary toiletries. The hosts are always within reach, should you need fresh linens or towels. And for a small fee, you may even opt for full housekeeping service!

Located in the center of Bedford, the apartment is also convenient for those who are always on the go. The Midland mainline, which can easily take you to London or even to Luton Airport, is just a mile away from the apartment. A great selection of shops and restaurants can be found within walking distance of the apartment, as well.

City Centre Apartment - Gated Parking
Bedford, England, United Kingdom
23 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well heated and wifi is great
Cleanliness:
really clean and well appointed
apartment is of decent size and clean with free gated parking
the apartment has everything you need and is very clean
needs a really good clean and maintenance completed - a lot of lightbulbs didn’t work
Host:
host is very friendly
joe was a great host and so accommodating
good communication from host
Location:
great apartment in central location
nice place centrally located would stay again
great location near very nice eating places and pubs
great place to stay lovely location in short walking distance from town centre and river
lovely flat in a great central location within easy reach of shops restaurants and the mainline station at bedford
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16. Twin room ideal for sharing

twin room ideal for sharing
Source: Airbnb

With two single beds and a bathroom, this room is the perfect accommodation for couples or for solo travelers. It also features amenities such as wifi connectivity, a fully-stocked kitchen, a lounge, and a garden, which are sure to make guests feel completely relaxed during their stay. Although the house is quiet and is located in a somewhat private part of Bedford, it is actually within walking distance of major roads, as well as train and bus stations, making transport a breeze. The house is also just minutes away from several local attractions, such as Cardington Studios, where the famed Batman movie series was filmed from 2005 to 2012.

Double Room
91 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice friendly welcome room comfortable and as described
the beds were very comfortable
we both felt very comfortable during our stay
Cleanliness:
clean house and i would stay again
great place clean and very quiet
the house is very clean always a nice smell big beautiful patio
the room and the bathroom were nice and clean nothing to report
the room is a little bit small but very clean and tidy
Host:
lovely hosts and a lovely home
great host and always making sure that everything was perfect throughout my stay
they were really welcoming and friendly
really nice hosts made us feel really welcome and comfortable
deanna was the perfect host and we felt more than welcome
Location:
great location for what we needed
great location for us with a simple walk to the local hostelry
lovely location and great facilities
location is ideal for visits to cambridge milton keynes and surrounding areas
it was a perfect location as less than 3 miles from the wedding venue at the barns hotel
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The past and the present come alive at Bedford

Bedford offers its visitors a peek into the splendor of the Gregorian and Victorian eras, while still maintaining all the comforts of modern day living. Whether you’re travelling solo or with loved ones, you are sure to find accommodations that not only have the charm and the elegance of times past, but are also sure to make you feel right at home.

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