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Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Leith, Edinburgh, UK - Updated 2020

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Leith is nestled in the mouth of the Water of Leith on the Firth of Forth coast. Situated to the north of Edinburgh, Leith is a council area of the city and is a 14-minute drive to the center of Scotland’s capital. Leith has been the main port for the city of Edinburgh since the 14th century. Popular areas of Leith include The Shore, a waterfront development at the port. There is a fine selection of restaurants, bistros and pubs in this and the surrounding areas. Nearby, the Royal Yacht Britannia is moored at the Ocean Terminal Shopping Center, one of the more interesting royal residences. Buses run regularly between Edinburgh center and Leith, but locals recommend a walk along the Water of Leith, a pretty footpath which ends up at The Shore. Scroll below to enjoy browsing a selection of recommended Airbnb vacation rentals in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland.

1. Central spacious 2-bedroom flat with free parking (from USD 42)

This modern, two-bedroom apartment is located in Newhaven, next to the Royal Yacht Britannia and Newhaven Harbour. There is free parking in the building. The apartment has a spacious living area and kitchen and two bedrooms with king-sized beds, one with en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower. There is a second bathroom available with a bathtub and shower. A TV is provided and wireless Internet is available throughout the apartment. A travel cot can be supplied on request.

Central Spacious 2 Bedroom Flat Free Parking
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
555 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy to access wifi and cable if needed
two double beds and 2 bathrooms good kitchen amenities
there are great amenities and a great kitchen which is well-equipped
this made for a supremely comfortable and relaxed stay
it had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay
super clean and secure
beautiful flat very clean & airy
very clean and a really nice stay
very clean pleasant and deceptively spacious accommodation
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
steven is a super host
the hosts steven & zoe were very welcoming
steven and zoe are absolutely brilliant hosts
friendly open host who attends to guests needs
steven was very helpful and accommodating
the location of the apartment is ideal
cozy house and perfect location
the overall location is terrific
britannia is a short easy walk away and not to be missed
gorgeous stylish flat in a great location
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2. Tastefully decorated flat with free parking (from USD 40)

Located close to Newhaven Harbor, this newly renovated and beautifully decorated home serves as great accommodation for travelers to Edinburgh. This sunny and high-ceilinged abode greets you to stay in leisure. It’s best-suited for a group or family of four people. Enjoy the spectacular view of the Royal Yacht Britannia and Firth of Forth as you settle in.

The availability of modern amenities, such as cable TV, internet access, family-friendly features, a dryer, washer, an iron, and other facilities, ensure you will live in comfort. Spend a wonderful time at the Leith Shore, which is at a walking distance of 10 minutes from the flat.

Two Bedroom Central Edinburgh Flat Free Parking
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
854 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the flat is absolutely gorgeous (and very comfortable) with so many beautiful pieces of furniture and artwork
many personal touches & decorative items here & there made the ambience comfortable & homely
the beds were comfy and the shower was warm and a great addition to the main bedroom
the flat is so comfortable beds and linens excellent quality the original artwork added such joy
we had a great quick stay at zoe’s apartment
the apartment is clean and nicely decorated
everything was fresh clean and comfortable
lovely place very clean and stylish
great flat lovely touches very comfortable & clean
flat was spotless great facilities perfect for what we needed
lovely place and host
steven and zoe were amazing host's
host gave us some excellent recommendations
zoe and steven are great hosts
the hosts are lovely and easy to communicate with
the area has great restaurants within walking distance and a mall close by
nice location great food nearby
great access to the buses and close to great restaurants
this is the perfect place in a perfect location
it’s easy to park there too
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3. An elegant house by the water (from USD 172)

Tucked away in a serene courtyard, near the water and the Shore, this flat offers you peaceful accommodation when holidaying in Edinburgh. It’s artistically decorated with multi-hued décor and offers you the latest facilities, such as a flat-screen television, shower, bath, digital radio, electric heating, free internet access, a well-equipped kitchen with all the modern kitchen appliances, and an iron. Plan to visit the Shore area in Leith, which is in the vicinity, to listen to live music and explore its various fantastic restaurants.

Central Edinburgh Cosy 2 bedroom Flat Free Parking
Edinburgh, Edinburgh City, United Kingdom
642 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy and it was lovely and quiet
the apt is well decoration and look much better than the picture
it might be difficult to discern from the photos but this location felt very safe and comfortable
beds were very comfortable
the stylish apartment is cosy and warm which made our visit very special
spotlessly clean and plenty of clean towels
it was very clean
furthermore clean and well maintained
spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated throughout
the apartment was very clean spacious and quiet
great hosts and very helpful with recommendations
awsome hosts easy going
great place with wonderful host
zoe was a lovely host who made us feel welcome
hey zoe is a great host
amazing location cute wee flat
10 min uber to central tourist attractions
perfect location for exploring edinburgh and leith
nice flat close to everything in edinburgh
great location if you’re a foody
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4. Modern double room at The Shore (from USD 42)

This spacious double room is located in a private home in the Shore area of Leith, surrounded by restaurants and pubs. The room has a private bathroom with shower, and access is given to the living room, kitchen and terrace. There is free parking outside the building and cable TV and free Wi-Fi are provided for guests’ use.

Modern double at vibrant Shore
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
82 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely room and libby and neil are super friendly and welcoming
the room was as pictured and it was nice having our own bathroom
the street itself is sheltered and quiet and the house modern and comfortable
the room is a little bit small but the double bed is very comfortable
we had a great sleep and wonderful breakfast
our room was perfect clean and spacious
what a wonderfull place and family very clean and confortable
a very clean and well heated house
neil and libby's place is very modern clean and comfortable
they have a beautiful home that is clean and very comfortable to stay in
they host us very well
helpful & welcoming hosts
they were also very helpful and shared lots of useful recommendations
they provided us with recommendations and were very helpful during our stay
they were extremely welcoming and accommodating
the location perfect 20 minutes away from the center
great location in shore area good restaurants and pubs nearby
it is very convenient for the city attractions with excellent bus links
it was close to transport and interesting local area to explore
location is very very good and accommodations are practical
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5. Bright, modern double bedroom (from USD 31)

The double room is located in a private apartment in The Shore district of Leith, approximately a 20-minute bus trip or 30-minute walk from the center of the city. There are several excellent restaurants and bars in the area along with the Ocean Terminal shopping center. The room has a large, floor to ceiling window and private balcony. There is plenty of storage for clothing and the bathroom with bathtub and shower is shared with the owner. Guests also have access to the dining room, as well as the fully-equipped kitchen to cook their own meals. Free wireless Internet is provided.

Bright,modern double bedroom -The Shore, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
100 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room always smells amazing and has great view perfectly heated and coffee and tea was provided too
he has decorated it very pleasingly and has good wifi and tv
the bed was comfy and all amenities were made available; would definitely recommend
beauty of a place with a lovely contemplative room view and a very friendly host :)
the room is well equipped and bed comfortable
everything was very clean
sean’s apartment was super beutiful clean and quiet
clean kitchen neat bedroom
it was really clean and tidy which is important to me
it was very clean and comfortable to stay there
really pleasant host too
lovely flat and lovely host
nice and helpful host
nice and a friendly host
lovely host even though i didn't see him much
location is great and the bus just seconds away
i loved the location
peaceful area the location of the flat
good location easily commutable to the city
it's an easy 45 minute walk from princes st if walking is your thing
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6. A comfy, sunny retreat (from USD 101)

Adorned by brand new, charming, and comfy furnishings, this flat provides you with pleasant accommodation in the vicinity of the Newhaven Harbor and the Royal Yacht Britannia in Edinburgh. It comprises a living room, kitchen, dining area, two bedrooms, and two bathrooms, to help you relax after a long, tiring day of travel.

Use the two double-mirrored wardrobes, big television, free internet access, iron, ironing board, central heating, indoor fireplace, safety features, family-friendly features, and free parking, to enjoy the best in comfort. Plan an excursion to Leith Links Park, which is just a few minutes away from here.

Central 2 bedroom Cosy Sunny Flat Free Parking
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
668 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast wifi coffee milk etc were appreciated highly recommend this stay
great amenities for a very comfortable stay
the extra touches like coffee and cereal made it a very comfortable stay
the bed was comfortable and the kitchen well equipped with a stock of several items
having an ensuite bathroom in the main bedroom was great for two couples staying together
clean modern everything you need
great communication clean apartment with nice little extras like milk and toiletries
lovely comfortable and clean place
a very clean tidy place to stay
flat was lovely really clean and well equipped
steven and zoe fantastic hosts
steven and zoe are wonderful hosts
steven was a great host
steven was very friendly and made sure that our short stay went smoothly
wonderful home away from home with fantastic hosts
really nice apartment close to
excellent location - close to bus for city centre restaurants and supermarket in walking distance
it's a great location for visiting edinburgh
fantastic apartment in a great location
steven’s place was located in a great location from the underground (train) and city center
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7. Comfortable room in Waterfront area (from USD 41)

This comfortable room with private bathroom is located in The Shore, the waterfront area of Leith, a two-minute walk to the waterfront and close to the Royal Yacht Britannia. The room is in a modern apartment and has a double bed and private bathroom. Smart TV access offers Netflix, BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Freeview TV channels. Tea and coffee facilities are available in the room as well as USB charging sockets. Free wireless Internet is provided. The bathroom features a bathtub and shower. Guests have use of the kitchen in the apartment to cook meals and do laundry.

Comfortable room in Waterfront area.
Edinburgh, Midlothian, United Kingdom
142 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
solid wifi and safe neighborhood
the room comes equipped with a guide a tea kettle toiletries and all your creature comforts
alexander welcomed us with open arms in his apartment
a cosy room in a beautiful area just on the waterfront in leith
i particularly appreciated having use of his kitchen and plenty of space to keep food supplies
clean cozy room with a very comfortable bed
lovely super clean apartment with everything we needed
great spot for leith shore clean and tidy nice place
the room and bath is very clean and lovely
the room and bathroom were both perfectly clean and homy
alex is a lovely host
alex is a great host
alex is a great host
alex was a fabulous host
alex is a "super host" indeed
alexander's place is situated in a good location
central location easy to get to the city centre
very comfortable and good location
great location and lots of local entertainment
the house is located in a quiet peaceful area
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8. Vintage-style dwelling with sky views (from USD 111)

If you love authentic, vintage-style charm, choose to stay in this abode, where every room features authentic 1870s period charm. Grab a good book from the featured collection here to read at your leisure, unwind in the bathtub, and put a record on as you relax. Despite being vintage in style, this rental features all the modern amenities, such as a television, internet access, family-friendly features, a coffeemaker, an iron, and much more. A half-hour walk from here will take you to the Botanical Gardens and Dean Village.

Skyline Views of City & Castle, 1870s Vintage Style
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
292 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fabulous apartment- feels so warm and homely
deanna’s place is quite comfortable and has a great view
you are so lucky to be staying in this beautiful victorian apartment
it is good to stay with children two beds are large
clean great host easy communication good heating system and wifi parking on road all in all a great airbnb
the flat is spotless and beautifully decorated
it was clean and the beds were so comfy
wonderful apartment - beautifully furnished and spotlessly clean
it is very spacious clean and well presented
the apartment was super stylish with so many thoughtful touches and was immaculately clean and cosy
deanna was a great host with lots of useful advice
deana is a super helpful and friendly host
deanna was very attentive to our needs and welcoming host
deanna was a great host and our stay in edinburgh was perfect
deanna was absolutely great host and her place was stunning
excellent location for discovering edinburgh
it’s in a good location between leith & edinburgh city centre right on a bus route
the location is superb with easy access to edinburgh and leith
a wonderful apartment in a great location
it's in a great location
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9. Exquisite getaway with stunning sea views (from USD 42)

In the heart of the Shore, in charming Edinburgh, this flat is a charming retreat overlooking the water. It features a living room, kitchen, two bedrooms, a bathroom, and elegant interior décor and furniture, to help you enjoy a pleasant time. Access its various modern facilities, such as free internet access, a big television, an iron, a washer, laptop-friendly workspace, family-friendly features, safety features, and other facilities. Shop for your choice of stuff at the Ocean Terminal, which is close by.

2 Bedroom Central Flat Sea Views Free Parking
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
367 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent amenities in the kitchen beautiful flat
really nice apartment with a nice view
comfortable and great surroundings and fantastic amenities
the beds are amazingly comfortable
the beds were extremely comfortable and we all slept well during our stay
the apartment was spotlessly clean and cozy
the flat was very clean and comfortable
the flat is very clean and stylish
it is clean stylish and comfortable
the flat is immaculately clean and spacious
steven was really a great host
steven was a fantastic host always at hand for any questions we had
the hosts were super helpful friendly and efficient
hosts were super welcoming and informative
hosts were super communicative and welcoming
really really cute perfect location
great location with excellent restaurants just minutes away
many interesting places in a walkable distance
great location with easy transportation to anywhere in the city
lovely apartment in a great location with everything you need close by
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10. Bright double room in cool Leith

This large and pretty double room is located in a private apartment in Leith, steps away from the Water of Leith walking path. Access to the city center is available via several bus routes and takes around 15 minutes. The room has a king bed and hanging space for clothing and a bathroom with bathtub and shower. Guests have access to the garden through the kitchen where a barbecue is available for use. Fast wireless broadband Internet is available throughout the property.

Bright double room in cool Leith
111 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Warm and spacious en-suite room close to city center

This room is located in a private apartment, excellently placed and a 15- to 20-minute walk from North Bridge, Prices Street, The Royal Mile, Ocean Terminal, The Shore and Leith Walk. There is free parking available in the building. The room is cosy, with one double and one single bed, making it ideal for couples or families with one child. There is a private bathroom available and TV and free wireless Internet are provided, along with a daily breakfast.

Warm and spacious en-suite close to city centre
105 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

12. Family/triple room in a private home

This comfortable family room is located in a private home in Leith, steps away from the Water of Leith walkway and many bus routes to the center of the city, which is 15-minutes away. The room features a double and single bed and can accommodate three adults. The bathroom is next to the room and features a bathtub and shower. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen and garden and free wireless Internet is provided.

Family/triple room in cool Leith
55 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

13. En-suite room in great location

This spacious double room with private bathroom and shower is located on the waterfront in Leith, close to the Royal Yacht Britannia and surrounded by restaurants and bars. The property is located 25-minutes from the Edinburgh city center by bus. A futon is available for a third guest. Guests have access to the kitchen, where they will find their own dedicated fridge and food storage cabinet. Free parking and wireless Internet are provided for guests.

Ensuite room in great location!
39 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

14. Central Edinburgh apartment, private parking and free Wi-Fi

This quiet and spacious, one-bedroom apartment is located in Water of Leith, close to the city center and surrounded by historic buildings, restaurants, bars and cafes. There is free private parking on site. The apartment features a flat-screen TV with Netflix and free Wi-Fi is provided for guests. The kitchen comes well-equipped with all necessary utensils and appliances and there is one bathroom.

Central Edinburgh apartment, priv parking, frWiFi
39 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

15. Spacious double bedroom in a private apartment

This spacious double room is located in a private apartment in The Shore waterfront district of Edinburgh, close to the Royal Yacht Britannia and a two-minute walk from the waterfront. The room features a double bed and private bathroom with bathtub and shower. A television in the room provides Smart TV access including BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Freeview TV Channels and YouTube. Tea and coffee making facilities and free wireless Internet are provided to guests. Guests have access to the apartment’s kitchen to cook their own meals and to do laundry.

Bright double bedroom in Leith, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
71 reviews
Private room in apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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