While a visit to Cowes, Great Britain won’t necessarily bring you to a city of cows, it will bring you a beautiful seaport town on the Isle of Wight with more than just a black and white colour scheme. Cowes is on the bank of the River Medina and the East and West sides are connected by the Floating Bridge. The town has a rich history dating back to the reign of the Tudors, but today is best known for its flying boats, breathtaking scenery, and two-time Emmy winning (and Oscar-winning) actor Jeremy Irons. So if you’re planning a visit across the pond, then be sure to check out these Airbnb vacation rentals in Cowes for a magical time.
Speaking of magical times, a night in the magic cottage is sure to grant you that and so much more. This cottage is hidden away in Titchfield, giving you a private and relaxing stay in the countryside. The cabin is just about a 10-minute walk away from cafes, pubs, and coffee shops. And if you’re feeling extra adventurous you can drive a bit further to Gosport, Gunwharf Quays, or the Historical Naval Dockyard. With so much to do, you won’t even know where to start. This is a one bedroom, one bathroom cabin with additional amenities including a sun deck, kitchenette, lounge/dining room, and gas BBQ. The magic cottage can comfortably accommodate up to two guests.
Magic Cottage - cosy wood cabin
Top guest reviewswould def recommend if you are fed up with normal hotel roomsloved relaxing on the hammock and the deck and was cosy and comfortable insidelarge and comfortable bed and sofait is warm and dry and has a huge comfy bedthe cottage is comfortable cosy private and welcoming with a quirky charmprivate spacious clean and very comfortable cottagewell looked after clean and tidybathroom is sparkling cleangreat space clean and cosy and nice and privateclean comfortable with big bed and everything you need
Host:the hosts were very welcominggreat hosts lovely setting and really good comms sent outfriendly and helpful hostsfriendly hosts who offered good local tipsthey were completely non intrusive & super friendly & helpfulRead more reviewsvery nice accommodation ideal location for our tripperfect accommodation with shop and bust stop a short walknice small but cosy great locationwe really enjoyed our stay location is brilliant and the cabin is perfectnice place to get away from it all and easy to get to the sea
Looking for a spacious apartment that doesn’t compromise space for location? Then you’ve found your match. As described by your hosts, this apartment is literally on the doorstep of the Royal Yacht Squadron, the Royal London Yacht Club, Parade Boardwalk, restaurants, pubs, cafes, and more! If you are looking for more activities, check out the nearby golf course, local park, and pebble beaches. The apartment can comfortably accommodate six guests with its three bedroom, three bathrooms, and additional amenities including lounge/living room, kitchen, furnished patio, coal BBQ, and laundry.
Your Cowes HomeCowes, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat apartment with plenty of spacefantastic apartment with all mod cons and very close to all the action in cowesthe lounge and kitchen areas were perfect for entertaining eating & drinkingbig kitchen + terrace was our favorite places both for a breakfast in the sun or a bbqthe apartment was perfect for us as a familywell equipped and spotlessly cleanvery clean great facilitiesspotlessly clean beautifully furnished with attention to detailthe place was spotlessly clean and had everything we could possibly needvery comfortable nicely decorated spotlessly clean and well equipped
Host:lovely host and very accommodatingkim and tim were wonderful hoststim and kim were v good hoststim & kim are fabulous hosts tooour hosts were very helpful and responsiveRead more reviewslocation of the apartment was excellentgreat location very warm and welcomingthis is a nice locationa fantastically equipped apartment in a great locationperfect central location and not too far for travelling around the island
While this Georgian house may be old and located in an old town too (yay culture!), the room does not show it. You’ll have a private room overlooking a pretty garden and patio. While you may not have a view of the sea, you can surely smell the seawater since you’ll only be 10 meters from the shore. The room can comfortably accommodate two guests.
Double room in the heart of CowesCowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewspersonally not really a fan of cowes but a lovely stay and a helpful hostthe bathroom is great with a sofa in itthe room is comfortable and we had full access to the bathroom next doori would strongly recommend the room which was as describedthere are steep steps up to the rooms but this was okay for uscomfortable and clean double room with shared bathroomdeborah made me very welcome the room was bright clean and very quiet
Host:deborah was a friendly hostdeborah was friendly and accommodatingdeborah was very welcoming and very friendlywe enjoyed staying in the garden and the company of our hostthe house is bohemian and quirky but very relaxed and friendlyRead more reviewsabsolutely charming house and a fabulous locationamazing location and such a fun place to staylovely room and great location would recommendthe house is ideally located just 2 minutes walk from the red jet terminalvery comfortable and close to every shops and restaurants in cowes
This 1900s cottage is cute, quaint, and conveniently located. While you are in the middle of Cowes and all its port-life adventures, you are also just moments from the bus stop to Newport and just a five-minute walk to the Red Jet Passenger Ferry to Southampton. This cottage is a two bedroom, one loft/flex space, and one bathroom space, with additional amenities including a garden area, sun deck, kitchen, laundry, and lounge/living space. The 1900 period cottage can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people.
1900 Period Cottage in the heart of CowesCowes, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsperfect cottage everything we could want from sunny courtyard comfy beds to iron and ironing boardthe cottage was really comfortable with garden at the back to enjoy the sunny evenings during my staythis is a lovely space and has everything you need to make your stay comfortablethe double bed gave a great night's sleep and was made up with fresh white linenvery clean and had excellent facilitiesit was very clean and well-appointedthe house is very tidy clean and spotlessnice clean & quaint housethe house itself was very clean and had everything you could possibly need
Host:the host is very considerating and very helpfulsusan responds immediately to any requests and is a perfect hostshe seems to be a very caring and attentive ownersusan is a very communicative and helpful host who did everything she could to accommodate mesue is a great host she quickly replies to messages and anwers any questions you might haveRead more reviewsand the location is unbelievably goodlovely house in excellent locationgreat central position in cowes with everything in walking distancesusan's place suited me really wellgreat location & very convenient even for overseas guests
The seagull cottage is a charming space on the Isle of Wight and a close distance to of all sorts of activities. This cottage is within walking distance of Sheppard’s Wharf Marina and the town centre, which has plenty of boutiques, nautical stores, and restaurants. If you’re into the outdoors then you can head to the marina and learn to sail or head to the parade between Cowes and Gurnard. This is a two bedroom, one bathroom cottage with additional amenities including living/lounge area, kitchen and furnished garden. The seagull cottage can comfortably accommodate up to four guests.
Seagull Cottage Cowes Isle of WightCowes, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsexcellent wifi and tea coffee and milk on arrivalthe cottage was just as describe and we were very comfortable therevery clean and well describedexceptionally clean & brightvery clean and comfortablevery clean and well appointedit was really clean and comfortable
Host:natasha was a wonderful host and super accommodatingnatasha is super host and on our request she also provided the early check in as wellnatasha was a fantastic hostnatasha was very quick to respond to any questions and very helpfulnatasha has been a fantastic host and we thank her for her hospitality and prompt communicationRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance to the towngreat location very close to the restaurants and central cowes areaabsolutely brilliant location in cowescute wee place modern and great locationon a perfect location
Just passing through? Then this private room near central Cowes is calling your name. The room is uphill from the town centre so you would have a beautiful view overlooking the port below. And you’re just 10 minutes from the town centre. This Airbnb accommodation has a large four poster bed, lots of sunlight, and a shared bathroom with a rainfall shower.
Lovely double four poster roomCowes, Isle of Wight, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat room with touches such as tea coffee and a small fridge outsidethis is probably one of the cosiest and most comfortable places we have stayed with air bnbthe room was wonderful comfortable warm light great decorlovely room in cowes walkable to shops restaurantsfantastic room good location and last but not least nespresso coffee machine in the roomclean bright and plenty of spacewell equipped clean and tastefully decorated roomsvery clean and very sophisticated decorating furnishingvery nice clean and very large bathrooma very spacious clean welcoming room
Host:hosts are very friendlythey were really friendly and helpfulhosts were helpful and pleasantlovely hosts showed us to our spacious and comfy roomthe animals :-) very welcoming and accommodatingRead more reviewswhat a great location - only a short walk from the dockgood location for staying on the island and exploringlocation is fantastic with only a short walk to cowescaroline and brian's place was absolutely ideal - exactly what we were afterthe north house nearby is the ideal place for breakfasts and dinners
If you like large parties, this is for you. This spacious home sitting atop Castle Road has breathtaking views of the sea and Isle of Wight that will never get old. Castle Road is right behind the Royal Yacht Squadron and just under a ten-minute walk from High Street, town centre, numerous restaurants and shops, and the beach! This space is a three bedroom, two bathroom home with additional amenities including kitchen, living/lounge space, laundry, and stunning views. This can accommodate up to six guests comfortably.
Stunning Sea Views In CowesCowes, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsconvenient spacious great views well equipped comfortable beds good bath/showersthe views are great and the house is spacious comfortable and cleanit’s very nice clean specious house very clean roomsthe property was very clean and tidyhouse was spotlessly clean comfy beds and check-in and out was a breezeplace was well equipped and cleaneasy communications and clean
Host:nils and cristina were helpful and quick to respondgood facility and very kid friendlyvery friendly accommodating and would stay againexcellent hosts and brilliant quick communication to make the bookingRead more reviewswe really enjoyed staying at the house love the location and facilitieslovely house in a perfect location for all attractions(harbour beach restaurantsbeautiful home in a beautiful and convenient locationin town for a wedding close enough to the main strip and nice viewsfantastic central location- beautiful apartment with great views
Looking to be in the middle of the action? Then definitely check out this one bedroom flatlet right in the heart of town. You’re less than a minute walk from the Cowes Parade Boardwalk and Sea Front, but still in a quiet area so you have a great place to relax. Staying here also puts you within walking distance from great restaurants and bars as well yacht clubs for boat rentals. This is a one bedroom rental with a private entrance. The original layout of the room includes one twin bed, but a rollaway bed can be taken out as well. This can comfortably accommodate one or two people
One bedroom (twin) flatlet/studioCowes, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsit was very comfortable and had everything you would need for any length of staythe apartment is small but super functional for one or two people with very usable kitchencute little place free wifi super comfy single beds and very cleanin addition to the location the apartment itself is nicely appointed with a very comfy bed wifi and sofaanother great stay - such a warm cosy and comfortable mini flatthe flat was very clean & tidy and perfect or our needsit was perfectly clean and looked exactly like the picturesthe apartment was clean comfortable and extremely well equippedkarren's home was clean uncluttered and brightthe flat was exactly as described extremely clean and everything that we required for a short stay
Host:thank you for being a good host karrenkarren was a great hostkind attentive and very relaxedkarren is a wonderful hostkarren was a super hostRead more reviewsgreat location 2 minute walk to everythingfab location and excellent facilitiescentral location and excellent facilitiesgreat flat in amazing locationgood location and very nicely arranged spaces
This large airy king sized room is right in the heart of Cowes. It’s just minutes from the Red Jet Ferry, restaurants, shops, and the Parade boardwalk. The room is great if you have business in town, are looking to sail, or want to just get away and relax. Your private room will have a king sized bed, tea making facilities and biscuits, fresh towels and everything else you may need for a comfortable stay.
Airy kingsize room and ensuite in Central Cowes.
Looking for full immersion into Cowes life? Then you should definitely crash in this sailor’s bunk in a beautiful gorgeous Victorian house. The large room can fit either a double or twin bed (your choice) and you would have access to two bathrooms, living room with log-burner, a large kitchen and garden. You’ll also be able to cuddle with a German shorthaired pointer (who may or may not take all your time up asking for a belly rub). But if you do wrench yourself away from the cuddly puppy then you can stroll out to the town centre and peruse all the shops, restaurants, Sheperd’s Wharf, and sailing facilities Cowes has to offer.
A sailor's bunk ashore in CowesCowes, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewscould benefit from a small kettle and tea/ coffee making in roomreally comfy bed and stunning viewsthe room looked exactly as it did on the photo - would definitely recommendthe sailor’s attic is a spacious comfortable room with views of the solent and was fine for mea huge stylish room with gorgeous views out to the solent from the big dorma windowseverything was clean and welcominggood clean basic accommodationnice clean comfortable staythe house is beautifully clean and really nicely decoratedreally lovely stay good spacious clean room
Host:joss is a really lovely and warm hostgood night's sleep lovely hostsjoss and henry were good hosts and advised us on eating out at a restaurant called coastvery friendly hosts the roomnis lovely and nice brochurea with local tips are in the roomthey really where fantastic hosts very easy to talk to & accommodatingRead more reviewsjoss's place is in a great locationwe had a lovely stay and the location was perfectgreat location stroll from centre and great views from streetgood location friendly and helpful host
Whether you are heading to Cowes to learn more about its rich history or you are looking to take in some scenic views, make sure that your daily needs are met. With so many beautiful Airbnb accommodations all around, you are definitely going to have a great time. So what are you waiting for? Book now!
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