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Top 17 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bournemouth, UK - Updated 2021

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Bournemouth is a picturesque resort town in the county of Dorset in southern England. Boasting over ten kilometres (6.2 miles) of sandy beaches, including some of the best in Europe, Bournemouth is the perfect spot for a holiday! Visit the beautiful Alum Chine Beach for a great view of the Old Harry Rocks and the Needles, or head down to the Hengistbury Head nature reserve to hike and ramble in nature or fly a kite on the beach. Bournemouth is also popular for its cultural attractions such as the Russell-Coates Museum, the Shelley Manor and its various theatres and comedy clubs. The city’s nightlife and shopping opportunities attract people from all over Dorset and the neighbouring counties, and sights such as the Oceanarium and the Lower Gardens are favoured by tourists and locals alike. Use this list to find your perfect Airbnb vacation rental and get ready to enjoy all Bournemouth has to offer!

1. Lovely self-contained cottage (from USD 102)

This picturesque cottage was originally built as a Victorian laundry but has been fully renovated to cater to modern needs and tastes. Inside the red-bricked exterior, you’ll find a large bedroom, a compact kitchenette and a luxurious bathroom. The bedroom has a double bed with 600 thread count sheets giving you that 5-star hotel comfort, an antique dresser and a flat-screen TV. As the bedroom is quite spacious, it can easily fit a cot for a baby or an older child if needed. The cute kitchenette has tea making facilities, a small fridge and a microwave. You’ll also have access to the fully-equipped kitchen in the main house. Close to the beach and near Blandford, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton for amenities and farmers markets, the location is ideal for a holiday getaway.

Lovely self-contained Cottage Annex
Durweston, United Kingdom
423 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a large (but unobtrusive) tv with a free view box and dvd player
a large very comfortable bed along with a table and chairs await you
the shower room is compact but perfectly adequate with a good electric shower sink and loo
so quiet and comfortable for sleeping
the kitchen was well stocked for our stay loved the biscuits and the cottage was home from home
when we turned up the place was clean and looked great
the cottage annex is lovely - beautifully furnished and very clean and tidy
the place was clean and generously stocked with breakfast and lunch supplies
lisa made us feel so welcome a wonderful host
superb helpful and generous host
lisa is a lovely host and made us feel at home straight away
lisa is the most thoughtful gracious host
lisa was a wonderful host and really looked after us
incredibly peaceful location in a beautiful setting
lovely location and beautiful countryside
the location is great nestled in the heart of dorset but with easy access to the coast
the location is perfect for day trips in any direction
the area is super cute and we had a gorgeous walk to a great pub that lisa recommended
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2. A beachside luxury apartment (from USD 173)

Situated by the beach, this luxury apartment is a premium accommodation for those who are looking to have a luxury getaway in Bournemouth. You will never get bored from seeing the beach every single day. Instead, you will feel fresh. When you wake up in the morning, you see the beach. When you are about to go to bed, you see the beach. The apartment itself comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms for eight people. An equipped kitchen, a spacious living area and a dining area are parts of the facilities offered. You can also chill out and sunbathe in the private garden at the back of the apartment.

Beachside Luxury Apartment- Garden & Parking
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
126 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Bright room, close to attractions with breakfast (from USD 32)

If you’re a solo traveller looking for a peaceful private room, this one is for you! The room is cozy and clean and excellent value for money. You’re treated to a free light breakfast and can use the fridge and the microwave in the kitchen. The bedroom has a large wardrobe, tea making facilities, a desk, and a comfy bed waiting for you. The house also has a clean bathroom, two lounges and a nice backyard. It’s located in a calm residential area with a wealth of restaurants and takeaway places. There is also a bus stop right around the corner. Bournemouth city centre and the beaches are only a 15-minute bus ride or a pleasant 35-minute walk away. You can also catch a bus to see the unique Old Harry Rocks that definitely should not be missed!

FEMALE GUESTS ONLY Bright room, kitchen,breakfast
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
220 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. Beach retreat close to everything in Bournemouth

Located in Bournemouth’s East Cliff just a 15-minute walk from the train station, this lovely apartment is in one of the best areas in Bournemouth. The city centre, the beautiful Lower Gardens and the Pier is well within walking distance, and you can visit Boscombe on foot, too. If you’d prefer not to walk, the bus stop is right outside the door and there’s ample parking space provided for your car. With one king bed and one sofa bed, the flat can accommodate up to four people and is ideal for couples, solo travellers and families alike. The fully-equipped kitchen has a handy breakfast bar in addition to the dining table, and the living room area has a Smart TV and some comfy seating for you to relax on.

Beach Retreat close to everything in Bournemouth
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
113 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Character home near Beach Vibrant High Street (from USD 61)

Under five minutes from the beach and seaside walks and just a stone’s throw from the cute boutiques and cafes of Southbourne, this vacation rental also has great public transport connections and isn’t far from attractions such as the Priory Castle, the Russell-Coates Museum and the Hengistbury Head. The private room has a comfy double bed with the option for an additional single bed and would be ideal for solo adventurers, business travellers or couples. The room has a private entrance through the lovely sunroom, and you can use the kitchen for drinks and the microwave. A complimentary light breakfast is included.

Character home near beach vibrant high street
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
209 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

6. Modern town center, Apartment Bournemouth (from USD 95)

This stylish one-bedroom apartment is right in the heart of Bournemouth. It is about a 10-minute walk to the Pier and five minutes to everywhere else like shops, restaurants, cafes. As the apartment is close to the Bournemouth Business Centre, it would be ideal for business travellers, but caters perfectly to those on holiday, too. The views from the elegant lounge are breath-taking, and the luxurious double bed in the bedroom is perfect for a good night’s sleep. The kitchen is fully-equipped with all the necessities including a washer/dryer.

Modern Town Centre Apartment Bournemouth
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
170 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. A modern house overlooking the sea (from USD 282)

Nestled opposite the path down the beach, this modern house is ideal for families as it offers three comfortable bedrooms. In addition to the bedrooms, you can also have access to other facilities such as two bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and a spacious living room. To keep you entertained, a collection of games, books, DVDs and toys for children are available. And, you can enjoy unlimited access to wireless internet.

Ocean view house Southbourne❤ available Christmas
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
85 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. A spacious and modern townhouse (from USD 133)

Indulge in a comfortable stay in this spacious and modern townhouse that is only minutes away from Bournemouth Beach. Inside the townhouse, you can find facilities such as four bedrooms that can accommodate eight people, four bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and a spacious living area. You can sit back, relax and sip your sunset cocktails on the balcony. Entertain yourself by watching your favorite show, browsing the internet as there is free wireless internet or listen to your favorite music as a music system is available.

Luxury Modern Town House close to Bournemouth Gdns
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
65 reviews
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

9. Stunning flat by the beach and town center (from USD 54)

Situated in a welcoming neighbourhood, this apartment has access to a lush communal garden and free street parking. It’s only a ten-minute walk from the beach and close to the train station and Bournemouth city centre. The newly refurbished flat can accommodate up to three people as it has one bedroom with a double bed and a lounge with a large sofa for one person. The kitchen has trendy subway tiling and is equipped with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, and a microwave. The beautiful bathroom is compact with a powerful shower and access to a hairdryer.

Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
8 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. A large house by the beach (from USD 465)

Have a pleasant stay at this large house that has plenty of space for up to 11 guests. Situated by the beach, the house promises stunning views of the water that you can admire all day long. The house features five bedrooms along with four bathrooms, a modern kitchen with appliances, a large dining table, a living room with a large corner sofa and a TV and a large balcony where you can enjoy your morning breakfast and coffee before setting out. If you prefer to sunbathe, the best spot to do it is at the private garden.

Sea views Large 5 Bed Beachside House Free Parking
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
154 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

11. Central apartment with parking near the beach

This entire apartment sleeps up to six guests. As it’s situated in Soho, you can get everywhere in the trendy area on foot. Restaurants and shops are all around you. You can walk to the beach in ten minutes. The parking is a five-minute walk from the unit. Guests enjoy the roof terrace where they dine if they wish. Inside, there’s laptop-friendly workspace, an equipped kitchen, and heating. Internet and pocket WiFi is supplied. Hangers, a hairdryer, bed linen, and shampoo are there for your convenience. A nearby landmark is the Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre.

Sleeps 7, 5 min Walk To Xmas Market & Beach/BIC
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
338 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. Tasteful Victorian revived one-bedroom apartment for three in Bournemouth (from USD 77)

Traveling to Bournemouth should be no sweat as there are numerous things to do off your bucket list and places to check out. However, hotels are usually packed and busy during vacation season so instead, stay at a local’s gorgeous homestay and experience living in a lux Victorian revived flat for a few days. The spacious flat hosted by Melanie is inviting to light, accenting the tasteful interiors and furnishings. Amenities are also promising with self-check-in, free street parking, air conditioning, and heating all covered. Guests can also access Wifi, TV, and sleep on a comfy and high-quality double bed with soft linens, as well as access to a whole bathroom with a stunning interior, and of course, basic bathroom essentials. Those who like to cook can make use of the kitchenette made with rustic wood countertops and basic electronic appliances, as well as condiments for easy spicing and flavoring. Make your trip to Bournemouth a memorable one and stay at Melanie’s lovely Victorian revived flat for a few days.

Rustic Revived Victorian Seaside Retreat
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
311 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fresh milk tea coffee and breakfast cereals were provided along with ample towels and bedding
the bathroom was stylish modern and well equipped with a lovely shower
parking was easy & directly outside the bed warm & comfy and it surpassed expectations
decor very good wifi great real home from home
mel's place us a real gem cosy and comfortable with everything you need and a lovely style
melanie's place was very clean and comfortable
extremely comfortable stylish and spotlessly clean flat
stylish accommodation and sparkling clean
very stylish clean tidy warm and welcoming
smart clean tidy and value for money
host was easy to communicate with
great apartment and great host
melanie such a great host
mel the owner was very helpful and made us feel welcome
the landlord is very kind to us
it’s location is also very ideal
the location is excellent central to so many places
ideal location close to shops restaurants and not far to drive to the beach
beautiful appartment with a great location
great location easy to get anywhere with bus stops close by if you didnt fancy driving
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13. Centrally located room

This centrally located room with a cute bed and breakfast is just two minutes away from the beach and equally close to the town centre and its amenities. With buses running every ten minutes, attractions such as the Russell-Coates Museum and the Lower Gardens are easily accessible. There is free off-street parking available on the premises for your car. Perfect for business travellers and couples, this budget-friendly en-suite room has a plush double bed, a minifridge, tea making facilities, a 42’’ TV and free WiFi. You’ll have 24/7 access to the shared kitchen.

B'mouth Central, 42" TV, WiFi, En-suite, Parking
23 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

14. Modern double bedroom

This modern en-suite double bedroom is centrally located with a two-minute walk to the beautiful sandy beaches and the town centre. The room is furnished with a double bed, roomy wardrobe, a couch, tea making facilities, a private mini-fridge, and a flat-screen TV. This clean budget-friendly option gives you free access to the shared kitchen and off-street parking with no added cost and you can get a continental breakfast with a little extra. Suitable for couples and solo travellers, the room can also accommodate a baby or a toddler thanks to the travel crib provided.

B'mouth Central, 42" TV, WiFi, En-suite, Parking
19 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

15. Large double bedroom in town center

This double bedroom in a central yet quiet area in Bournemouth is only a 5-minute walk from the beach! Amenities such as shops and supermarkets as well as a cinema are even closer. Immaculately clean and spacious, this private room is ideal for a couple or someone travelling solo. The whole flat has a nice, modern feel to it, and the bedroom is furnished with a small desk and a comfy double bed. The shared kitchen has everything you need, including a beautiful gas hob and a washing machine.

Large double bedroom in town centre
5 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

16. A seaside break

Situated in a lovely quiet neighbourhood only a ten-minute walk from one of the best beaches in Europe, Alum Chine Beach, this holiday home comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a spacious living room. The whole apartment is clean and cozy with well-thought-out nautical details such as the knotted rope floor lamp adding to its charm. The restaurants, pubs, and shops of Westbourne are a ten-minute walk away, and Bournemouth can be easily reached by bus or taxi. You’ll also have access to two private parking spots.

A sea side break location
138 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

17. Entire apartment that sleeps four near the beach

This apartment sleeps four people in two beds. The modern apartment comes with TV, WiFi, an equipped kitchen and parking. There’s a dining area, a washing machine, and modern furniture. Basic essentials are supplied, as are bedding and towels. Even fresh bread and milk may surprise you. Boscombe pier and the beach are a short walk away and restaurants are close by, within a five-minute walk. Guests like it that the host is friendly and accommodating. The unit is not suitable for pets and smoking is not allowed.

2 Bed Modern Sea Road Apartment
Bournemouth , Dorset, United Kingdom
450 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Jurassic wonders, sandy beaches and modern city life

Known for its beautiful sandy beaches, Bournemouth is an ideal location for surfing and sun-worship. However, that’s not all it has to offer! Visit Mary Shelley’s house or the Russell-Coates Museum for a dose of culture or get in touch with nature in the lovely Lower Gardens or the Hengistbury Head reserve. The unique Old Harry Rocks and other natural wonders of the Jurassic Coast are easily accessible from Bournemouth and should not be missed either!

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