Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Derby, England - Updated 2021

airbnb Derby, Great Britain
Elsa Marie
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Tucked within Derbyshire, where there are plenty of glamping spots to explore, is the city of Derby, England. What you can expect of Derby as a traveler coming through is museums, Elizabethan mansions, shopping opportunities, festivals, good food, and “real” ale. If it’s your first time in Derby, you may want to check out the Cathedral Quarter, where you’ll find a selection of cafes, eateries and specialty and independent retailers. Another attraction that should feature on your itinerary is the Derby Museum & Art Gallery: home to the largest collection of work by Joseph Wright, a Derby-born, world renowned painter. Are you searching for the perfect place to stay in Derby? If so, check out this list of the top Airbnbs in Derby.

1. Double bedroom with bay window (from USD 41)

If you are looking for the best Airbnb in Derby, you might want to check out this awesome rental. You’ll love how it feels if you stay at Zena’s home. As a guest, you will be staying in a double bedroom equipped with a beautiful bay window. You’ll also have access to the kitchen and washing machine. Breakfast will be provided as well. The house is minutes away from the local bus stop, which will take you straight to the city center a mere two miles (3.2 km) away. One of the best features of Zena’s home is the gorgeous garden out back. Make sure you take the time to enjoy the greenery and open space here!

Double bedroom with bay window
Derby, United Kingdom
277 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
zena was extremely friendly and helpful and the room was spacious and comfortable
very welcome cups of tea on arrival and a very tasty breakfast in the morning
from her warm welcome at the door the relaxed conversation and a wonderful breakfast before leaving
great stay at zena's home with lovely vegan breakfast
we had a very comfortable night’s sleep and a lovely breakfast
Cleanliness:
excellent clean warm and comfort
clean private spacious room with thoughtful touches
the bedroom was super clean and the house was lovely
excellent place to stay clean comfortable and friendly will stay again
the room we used was spacious clean and very comfortable
Host:
convenient comfortable & friendly host
she was extremely accommodating pleasant and friendly
great host with very homely accommodation
wonderful stay and really welcoming host
she was a fantastic host and a great person in whole
Location:
location very good for derby
apart from her outstanding hospitality it so nice to be near the lovely allestree park
home from home close to parks and great walks in a very nice location
or walk the river path too town highly recommended
the house has a beautiful garden which makes the place so serene
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2. One-bedroom house with an indoor fireplace (from USD 95)

Featuring an indoor fireplace, this one-bedroom rental can keep guests warm on chilly nights. There is a dedicated workspace so you can stay productive. Free parking on the premises is available for guests who are planning to drive here. A TV and WiFi are available to keep you entertained throughout your stay. Essentials such as towels and toiletries can also be provided by the host for convenience.

Jack's Place
Derby, England, United Kingdom
117 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of great amenities and the bed is super comfortable
such a lovely cozy cottage
there are also loads of power points and good wifi
fabulous facilities perfect hosts (and their 4 legged family members) super comfy with everything you need
good quality bed with quality linens and towels even a relaxing mist to spray on the pillows
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and super comfy
so clean peaceful and relaxing
the space was super clean and very homely
spotlessly clean and stylishly renovated
super clean very comfy and homely
Host:
hosts are wonderfully helpful
that was outweighed by the friendly reception and lovely villa
barbara was a perfect host
thank you barbara for being such a fantastic host
barbara is the most wonderful host kind thoughtful and most helpful
Location:
so tranquil but also close to major attractions
jacks place is a perfect place to stay in a great location
awesome place ideally situated for walks in the peaks
a brilliant place - perfectly situated if you need to stay for a wedding at the west mill
outstanding- location property spacious and stylish
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3. Double room and ensuite close to university (from USD 41)

John, the host of this Airbnb accommodation, offers an ensuite bedroom in the attic of his Victorian home. John welcomes his guests to use the kitchen and enjoy the living room. Here, you can watch shows and movies with iPlayer, Netflix, and Amazon Prime video. As a long-time Derby resident, John is knowledgeable about the area and happy to answer any questions guests have about Derby. Guests are also provided with parking spaces and washer access if needed. If you plan on cooking at John’s home, there is a modest local market not far from the house.

Double room & ensuite close to Uni
Derby, United Kingdom
197 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fan in the room was much appreciated
a perfect air b and b - great room bed and facilities and the best of hosts
a lovely clean room close to the city centre and with good local amenities and parks
such a delight to have my early morning freshly brewed coffee on that long wooden dinning table
the room where i stayed was of an excellent quality and well above my expectations
Cleanliness:
super clean stylish and quiet place to relax
great clean and private space and great kitchen to use
spotless clean quiet well furnished room with everything i needed
lovely comfortable clean room with en suite
the room is very clean quiet and comfortable
Host:
john was a great host
john was the perfect host
lovely room and pleasant host
lovely place and lovely hosts
jonh was a great host
Location:
excellent location for the university
ideal location for the university and city centre
great location for the university walkable to town and train station too
the location is ideal - close to the shops and the city centre
great double room close to the university
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4. Double white, Victorian-decorated room with sink (from USD 35)

Jason, the host of this accommodation, rents out four of his seven rooms on Airbnb. During your stay here, you may encounter travelers from all around the world in the common areas! In addition to the bedroom and common areas, guests to this abode are welcomed to use the kitchen, where you may cook as you like. There is also a washer for your use. This rental in Derby was recently decorated and fitted with a double bed and a small sink. There are two bathrooms available to guests. These bathrooms are stocked with essentials like soap, shampoo, and towels. The house is located two minutes away from downtown, five minutes away from the bus station, and 10 minutes away from the train station.

DOUBLE White Victorian Decorated Room With SINK
Derby, England, United Kingdom
177 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
was great having our own coffee in our room
the upstairs bathroom was a little on the small side but not uncomfortably so
lovely stay - great wifi
the room was very comfortable and warm
the room was clean and he provided a few extras (mugs with coffee biscuits)
Cleanliness:
room as picture clean towels comfortable bed with clean linens/covers
the room itself was extremely comfortable and clean with an equally clean shared bathroom
quick and clear communication agree with other reviews about nice clean simple room shared areas nice clean kitchen
that said clean comfortable and good value
nice clean room in the centre of derby
Host:
she's very nice host too
jason is a great host
she was so lovely and helpful
specially jason’s mom is so friendly helpful & co-operative
without doubt jason is an excellent host
Location:
location was close to the train station so easy to get to places
good parking facilities close by also
the location is excellent for town
location ideal for city centre interests
right in town and so close to work :)
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5. Warm, comfortable double room (from USD 34)

The room here at Steph’s house includes a comfortable double bed and ample armoire space. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen, and Steph will provide breakfast. If you have clothes to wash, the washing machine is also available for your use. A cool aspect of Steph’s place is that many of the rooms in the house are decorated with interesting wallpaper. There is parking space located just outside, or alternatively, there is a bus stop nearby. There is also a cute deck area just outside this house.

Warm Comfortable double room
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is warm and cosy with a nice comfortable bed reading lamps and wardrobes
everything is as described a warm comfortable home
we had a lovely room and the bed was extremely comfortable
you can expect a warm welcome with wonderful warm room and bed
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
extremely clean and tidy
the place was very clean and comfortable
clean and tidy very comfortable
very nice & clean place
Host:
lovely welcoming relaxed host
steph is a fantastic host
host was very friendly and welcoming
steph was a great host from start to finish
steph is a great host and she was really helpful
Location:
it is close to local supermarkets and a pub and a lovely public walking track
a calm quiet safe neighbourhood
this house is in a quiet suburban area and very safe
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6. Double attic room in Victorian house (from USD 48)

You’ll really appreciate the convenience of this home as a guest! This accommodation is just a 10 minute walk away from the city center. This double room is in the attic of a lovely Victorian home. The bathroom is shared, as is the living room, kitchen, and dining room. The room featured here is one of two that hosts Ignacio and Justina rent out on Airbnb. As a guest, you can feel free to use their washer and dryer. There is also parking available here, should you need it. Overall, this bedroom is simple and clean, with a few funky flairs like the bright and lively geometric rug found under the desk. You’ll also be pleased to know that there is a local pub nearby, as well as a supermarket.

Double Attic room in Victorian hous
102 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great coffee machine in the kitchen
great view of the city and cozy room
the room was lovely - better than photos allow for
has good lighting a desk wifi and a comfy bed
lovely room that is slightly larger than the photo suggests
Cleanliness:
clean linen comfy bed slept well
very nice and clean house
the house was clean and tidy
the room was clean and comfortable
the room was very clean and as described
Host:
how kind is that
ignacio and justina were wonderful hosts
ignacio and justina were great hosts
hosts were nice and welcoming :)
ignacio and justina were fantastic hosts
Location:
really nice house in a great location
town centre/train station is 20-30mins walk and there are local buses so it very good location
nice place convenient to the town centre
derby was a lovely place to visit
this was an ideal place to stay overnight
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7. Spacious bungalow with modern interiors (from USD 122)

This spacious bungalow for two is ideal for a romantic getaway. With free parking on the premises, you will not have to worry about where to park your car. The rental has heating, so you can stay warm on colder nights. There is a cable TV to keep you entertained. A full kitchen is available for guests who like to prepare their own meals instead of going out to eat.

1, The Mews
Derby, United Kingdom
26 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
a lovely clean comfortable place to stay
Host:
beautiful and quaint and the host was so so welcoming
john and karen were absolutely fantastic hosts and the place itself was great
great hosts and prompt communication
great space great hosts and they made a special weekend even more special with an extra touch
hosts are brilliant check in easy and the space is well equipped with the loveliest of touches
Location:
place is just what we needed fab little place to relax
we would definitely recommend here as a great place to stay to explore derby
fantastic place to stay highly recommend staying here if you want a private quiet and relaxing break
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8. Lace Market apartment and terrace

This quaint one-bedroom apartment in Derby features a cute and functional kitchen, a full bath with a shower and tub, and a lovely rooftop terrace. This apartment is located near Nottingham’s historic Lace Market locale, and previously served as a lace and cotton mill. Local shops, restaurants and bars are just a short walk away. It will take less than 10 minutes to get there. Amenities here include a washer, a dryer, WiFi, and essentials including shampoo and a hair dyer.

City Lace Market Apt + Terrace
Nottingham, United Kingdom
794 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony area was nice & the bed very comfy
great place good facilities but walls are quite thin so you may be awoken by neighbour's showers
we especially loved the open plan kitchen and living space to relax and watch some television in
Cleanliness:
the flat was very clean and felt homey
the bedroom was simple but very comfortable and the bathroom was very clean with several towels provided
the space was lovely and clean
the apartment was spacious and very clean
clean comfortable and well located
Host:
host is great too
great place and a great host
very helpful and understanding host
thanks tim for hosting us
tim was communicative and flexible with our arrangements and the apartment is very well presented spacious and comfortable
Location:
great location in great city
fab location in the heart of the city
great place great location will stop again
great location nice spacious apartment
great location quiet and spacious
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9. Elegant, modern bedroom close to the city center of Derby

Alex’s apartment offers a single bedroom to guests. If you’re a solo traveler, this is the perfect place for you. Considering the very reasonable nightly rate, this accommodation’s proximity to the train station and the city center, and the complimentary parking, this is a great place to stay! You’ll be able to use the kitchen and washer. You’re welcome to share the bathroom with your host, Alex, who provides his guests with shower essentials such as shampoo and towels. There is plenty of shopping to be done nearby, and a friendly pub not far from the apartment. This Airbnb accommodation’s common areas are spacious, tastefully decorated and well-organized. There is a nice balcony here, too.

Elegant Modern Bedroom Close To City Center
61 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

10. Cosy double room close to city centre

If you are looking for a simple, yet comfortable place to stay, Harriet’s home is a good fit. Guests at Harriet’s house will stay in a private double room. If you are travelling in a group of three, Harriet will make up her third bedroom for you to stay. Her kitchen is open for your use as well, and a basic breakfast consisting of tea, cereal and bread will be provided during your stay. The bathroom is shared with Harriet and her boyfriend. They have a cat who you may meet during your stay. This is important to take note of if you are allergic to animal fur. The house is located about 15—20 minutes away from the city center by foot. Found nearby, street parking is also available at no additional cost.

Cosy Double Room Close To Centre
60 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

11. The one or two nighter (single bed)

This beautiful, blue bedroom is intended for only one or two nights of use. Within the room is a single bed, a small television, and minimal wardrobe space (since this is for short-stay guests). The bathroom is shared with hosts Janet and Adrian, as is their kitchen. Janet and Adrian’s place is in a quiet location. It is around 30 minutes away from the East Midlands Airport, and an easy 10 minute drive to the city center and the train station. Overall, past guests agree that this room is a great value for money deal.

The 1 or 2 Nighter (single bed)
53 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

12. Victorian house, Darley Park

If you choose to stay at Nina’s place, you’ll be right next to Darley Park, and a 10 minute walk to the center. Guests here will be staying in a private, single bedroom with access to the kitchen and the “lounge area”. This area comes with cable television, and a cute workspace which overlooks a small garden. Guests will be provided with the essentials, including shampoo, soap, and towels for the duration of their stay. Since the house is located right next to the park, you’ll get to enjoy some peace and quiet during your stay here.

Victorian house, Darley Park
24 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

Cozy stays in Derby

Offering plenty of accommodation options, including hotels with pools, the county of Derbyshire has plenty to offer to its tourists. Now that you’ve gotten a sense of what Derby has to offer. Most of what you’ll find, as we’ve shared here, are private bedrooms at reasonable rates. The Airbnb accommodations in Derby are ideal for solo travelers on a budget, or for business travelers on a quick trip. There are also plenty of homes for rent in Derby that you and your loved ones can enjoy. We hope our list of Airbnbs have stirred up some ideas and inspiration for your next trip to Derby!

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