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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portobello, Edinburgh, UK - Updated 2020

airbnb Portobello, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Portobello is a beach town which is dotted by a beautiful beach that has miles of fine sand. Located a short distance away from Edinburgh city centre, the beach suburb’s chief attraction is the wide, sandy beach. The beach boasts a long, classic Victorian promenade which comes with a gorgeous waterfront. Besides the sea, visitors to Portobello can also savour a range of delicious cuisine. For instance, go ahead and try crepes from the vendors in the Promenade. Choose from a mix of sweet and savoury treats in Crumbs of Portobello. If you wake up hungry, then grab some breakfast at The Espy with their choice of delectable waffles. If you fancy doing so, enjoy sensational sea views at Dalriada while listening to the band’s live music. Do not miss the mixture of traditional and local acts that take place throughout the day from Wednesday to Sunday. With a wide range of activities in Portobello to engage in, spend a few days here. Read on to find out about the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Portobello.

1. Modern luxury beachside apartment (from USD 119)

This two bedroom apartment is well equipped for up to five guests. The first bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the other bedroom has 2 single beds. There is also a sofa bed in the living area which can be used by a single guest. This property is located on the Portobello Beach, boasting spectacular views of the sea. The property also has private parking space which can be used by guests. The apartment consists of a lounge with dining area. Guests can use this space to lounge around and rest. There is also a fully equipped kitchen which comes with a range of electrical appliances. There are many local amenities in the area, which guests can access. Guests can also take a short bus ride to Edinburgh city centre and also visit some famous attractions. Free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the property.

Modern Luxury Beachside Apartment
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
177 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wi-fi was good too
we loved the view from the living room
the view of the sea is amazing and the kitchen is fully stocked
absolutely stunning apartment with gorgeous views
a wonderful open living room with amazing views over the beach
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and spacious
clean very clean comfortable and relaxing
bright and really clean apartment
clean bright and spacious flat
very clean and had everything we needed
Host:
hosts were very welcoming and helpful
a nice place and host with great hospitality
great hosts very friendly
the staff were particularly good with our little boy
malcolm is friendly and knowledgeable about the surrounding area
Location:
great location on the prom three great restaurants close by
ideal location on the sea front
outstanding facility in prime location
good bus links into town
great location right on the beach
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2. Double bedroom for rent (from USD 28)

Book this double bedroom located within a two bedroom quiet loft apartment situated at Portobello Beach. The property is located 3 miles (5km) to the east of the city centre of Edinburgh. Guests from this apartment can access the old city easily by bus. There are many restaurants, cafes and bars in the vicinity. Stay at this flat and enjoy some stunning views of the city. Guests can get full access to the kitchen which is equipped with supplies such as tea, coffee, muesli and fruits. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Sea View Room
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
238 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy room with a stunning view of the sea
lovely room with a view over the roofs out to sea
the bedroom is comfortable with a view of the sea
the room is quite nice as well with a view to the sea
also there is really beautiful view from the room
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy room
the room is clean and comfortable
the bathroom is clean and the shower is very good
our room was sparkling clean and stylish
clean and cute house
Host:
agnes was a great host
along with the helpful and caring host :)
agnes was a great host and has a wonderful home
agnes was a very helpful host
the host is friendly and accomodating
Location:
an amazing location just beside portobello beach and a bus ride away from the city center
easy to use bus system with two stops close by
nice flat in a lovely location
comfortable bus connections with city centre
it's a really nice location close to the beach and it's easy to get to the citycenter by bus
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3. Room in Portobello (from USD 40)

This listing is for those looking to rent a room which can sleep about two people comfortably. This king-sized room is located in a home which is close to Portobello Beach and the city centre can be accessed in only 15 to 20 minutes. The house contains log fires which guests will appreciate during the cold winters. There is also a hot tub which guests can enjoy during the summer. There are five bedrooms in this Victorian style detached house which is spacious and bright. Guests renting this king-sized room will get access to their own private bathroom most times unless the house gets busy.

Sunny King Size Room at Edinburgh's seaside
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
124 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great stay in suzannas calm and cozy rooms
very comfortable memory foam mattress good location near the shops and cafes of portobello but in a quiet street
the room was lovely fully equipped with desk separate armchair chest of drawers wardrobe and comfy bed
the room was airy and comfortable with a good bed and large bathroom
our room was beautiful and we had a very comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean room and facilities
lovely place clean and comfortable
everything was sparkling clean
quiet at night clean and tidy room and bathroom
nice bedroom - very comfy bed - the palce is clean & very quiet
Host:
the host is so nice
warm and welcoming home and host
suzanna is a lovely host
she was very friendly and helpful
the only other redeeming qualities were that the hosts were such nice people
Location:
good location and charming house
the bus was very close and easy to navigate
great place to stay near portobello beach
ideal location for families who want a beach / city break
few minutes walk to seaside and easy transportation to city centre
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4. Private annexe in Georgian House (from USD 75)

This is a spacious apartment which is self-contained with all the amenities needed for comfortable living. The property has two bedrooms, with the first bedroom containing a queen-sized bed and the other bedroom with two single beds, a bunk bed and a crib. There is direct access from the apartment to a beautiful garden. The property is located in a friendly neighbourhood close to several shops, restaurants and cafés. Guests can access Edinburgh city centre in 20 minutes by bus. Do note that guests do no get access to the kitchen area although they can make use of appliances like a fridge, toaster and kettle. Crockery, cutlery, milk, tea and coffee are also provided. The first bedroom that comes with a double room overlooks the garden and also has a TV. The second room overlooks the front porch which has a garden as well. This is an ideal room for children as the bunk bed can be used. A few toys and board games are kept in that room. Free Wi-Fi is offered in the property.

Private Annex in beautiful Georgian House
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
138 reviews
Entire guest suite 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were welcoming and detailed and the beds were comfortable
what a super space this is just as described with lovely airy tall rooms and thoughtful touches
the rooms setup works perfectly for a family we had a toddler and baby and had no issues
lovely spacious rooms with more than enough space for 4 adults
the beds were comfy with plenty of pillows the rooms were nice and warm throughout our stay
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and tidy
the rooms are clean and warm
place was clean and in a nice area
a nice place clean and cosy
the place is very nice clean and warm everything you need is there
Host:
kind and helpful owner
she is a very caring & warm host
amazing host who went above and beyond her duty to make the stay comfortable
very welcoming host and family
the owner is available and friendly without being invasive
Location:
close to edinburgh and a cute little beach
really great place lovely seaside location
city center is easily reachable with a short bus or taxi ride
it's beautiful close to the beach and only a short bus ride away from downtown edinburgh
great location full of character and beauty
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5. Two-bedroom seaside flat (from USD 69)

This is a bright and spacious apartment which comes with two double beds. Guests staying at this property can catch direct buses to the city centre. The property is located in a great location, providing a relaxing feel for guests. The flat is also conveniently located close to several bars, restaurants, cafés and boutique stores. There is a kitchen which comes with a shower area and separate WC. Guests get access to the whole apartment. Do note that the apartment is located on the third floor and there is no lift access.

Seaside 2 Bedroom Flat in Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
93 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i fully recommend the apartment and we will surely go back sometime
the common area/kitchen-living room is comfortable and well equipped for eating in
we had a fantastic experience staying at marc’s apartment in portobello
basic supplies in the kitchen were very welcome on arrival
i fell in love with the apartment and with portobello
Cleanliness:
super clean and cosy flat
it was very clean and comfy
marc communicated effectively and the flat was very clean
the apartment is clean and tidy
the place is really cosy clean and comfortable
Host:
really good host who answer quickly
host was very nice and helpful
wonderful hosts allowing us to feel welcomed and at home
marc was a great host with an exceptional place to stay
yes marc was awesome very helpful responding really quick to our enquiries and positive person
Location:
a great location and apartment
really great and central flat
nice flat well located and very comfortable
a cosy apartment with great location just a short walk to the beach and not far to edinburgh
location is perfect for us
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6. Bright bedroom in Portobello (from USD 92)

This one-bedroom apartment comes with a double bed which is spacious yet cosy. The apartment is best suited for two people who can be accommodated in the double bed. The property is only five minutes away from the main Portobello beach and 10 minutes away from Edinburgh city centre. Guests get access to the large kitchen which is equipped with appliances that guests can use. Laze in the living room which comes with a cosy couch and there is a private bathroom. The apartment can be accessed via a common stair area which will also lead to the garden. Free street parking is available in the area. Do note that check-in is between 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Free Wi-Fi is available on the property.

Bright, beautiful Portobello Flat
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
61 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
big tv comfy sofa good wifi
we had a great stay at peri’s apartment
a perfect apartment huge tv and the most comfortable bed absolutely perfect for a relaxing weekend away
i would highly recommend peri’s apartment and we would definitely come back
we came with a car but decided it will be more comfortable to move around using public transport
Cleanliness:
clean spacious and the communication before during and after was great
her flat was clean and tidy
gorgeous flat extremely clean and spacious
her flat was very clean and we loved the decor
everything was clean comfy easy to use and decorated with lots of pattern bright florals and pretty crystals
Host:
peri is a wonderful host
peri was an excellent host
peri is a very helpful and responsive host and her kind attitude betters the experience
peri was very helpful and welcoming
peri is a great host her communication is rapid and she was helpful with my questions
Location:
excellent location for beach and transport to edinburgh city centre
great location too 5 minutes from the beach
we really liked the flat and the location
portobello is in easy reach of the city by bus
great place perfect for staying in central portobello
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7. Abercorn Portobello apartment

If you are a couple visiting Portobello, then this apartment may be perfect for your needs. Besides being affordable, this property consists of a king-sized bed. This bed can accommodate two guests comfortably. The property is located in a vicinity where there are many shops, restaurants, cafés and bars. All of these can be reached by foot, making it convenient for guests to find meals and drinks. Edinburgh city centre can also be reached in about 20 minutes by bus. Free parking can be availed on the street. The property comes with a starter pack that includes tea, coffee, milk, cereal, bread, butter and so on which guests can use. Free Wi-Fi is available in the property.

Abercorn Portobello Apartment (near beach)
79 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

8. Private room with sea view

Two guests can be accommodated in this one bedroom located within a larger two bedroom apartment. Although the room is private, the bathroom is shared. This flat is located on the third floor of a building with no lift access. However, taking the stairs up to the third floor will be rewarding as soon as guests gaze at the beautiful sea views. The room in this listing also contains lots of books in English, German and French. Some DVDs are also available in the room. There are lots of delectable restaurants and cafes around the area. Even supermarkets are available so guests can get their sundries easily. Guests get access to high-speed Wi-Fi.

BIG ROOM WITH SEAVIEW BY THE BEACH
77 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

9. Comfortable one-bedroom flat

This is a cosy one bedroom apartment located in Portobello and only a five-minute walk away from Edinburgh city centre. This bedroom consists of a double bed which can be used by two people. There is also a double sofa bed within the living area. The kitchen is also fully equipped with appliances that one needs to make simple meals and drinks. Guests can also enjoy the lovely private garden space. Complimentary tea, coffee, biscuits and other basic provisions are available with the rental. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Comfy 1BD Flat in Portobello, Edinburgh near Beach
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
170 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Beautiful accommodation by the sea

This three-bedroom property can comfortably accommodate 6 people and is a spacious place. Two bedrooms come with a double bed each and the third bedroom with two single beds. The property attracts bright lighting and makes the place look large and airy. The property is well located close to the beach, with easy access to fine sand and clear waters. Guests can get access to the complete property. There is a fully equipped kitchen in the property which guests can use to make simple cooking. Two bedrooms come with a double bed each and the third bedroom comes with two single beds. The living area is equipped with modern amenities like a fireplace and a large screen TV. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

Large beautiful recently modernised accommodation
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
77 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Portobello Beach and its beauty

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