26 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Southampton, UK - Updated 2024

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Southampton, UK is the largest port city in the county. More than four million people visit here annually. The most impressive thing about this town is that it has a mixture of cultural offerings and things to do. There are museums, music venues, art galleries, award-winning parks, as well as wonderful shopping facilities that are not to be missed. The city is also famous for its extensive selection of attractions. The SeaCity Museum is a must-visit as it displays an interactive model of the Titanic. You should also visit the New Forest Wildlife Park and the Tudor House and Garden which feature a collection of houses from the twelfth and fourteenth centuries. Keep reading to learn about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Southampton, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 22, 2024.

1. Aesthetically pleasing apartment for a small group (from USD 107)

This modern Airbnb near Southampton City Center can perfectly accommodate up to four guests. The central location of this property is unbeatable, with Courts of Justice and shopping malls all within walking distance. If you want to go for a quick morning coffee run, then Starbucks is just 100 meters (328.08 feet) away.

Experience the epitome of luxury as you enter the spa-inspired bathroom, adorned with a magnificent freestanding bathtub and an invigorating rain shower. Stay entertained and connected with the convenience of smart TVs in each room and access to fast Wi-Fi. The fully equipped kitchen caters to all your culinary desires.

Free parking space is also available for convenience.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Southampton Common
58 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment modern amenities fresh and new
the flat is a comfortable space great internet with everything we needed for a 3-week stay
big bed with a comfortable mattress
amazing bathroom and the comfiest bed ever
also the apartment (and bathtub) is huge well designed and obviously cared for by the host
i love a clean house and this apartment was spotless
the apartment was spotlessly clean when i arrived
very modern and clean
the apartment was very clean and tidy upon arrival
gorgeous and clean excellent facility apartment
hosts are helpful and quick to respond to requests
communication with the owner was also very quick and responsive
micheal was very helpful and accomodating
michael was an great host with fast communication
met several friendly local people
great place at a great location
walking distance from everything and in a very safe area
really beautiful apartment walking distance from everything you need - supermarket restaurants shops
a really comfortable and well presented flat in a great area walking distance to everything you need
enjoyed our stay super location close to everything and nice and spacious
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2. Exquisite 18th-century home in old town (from USD 306)

Welcome to this stunning 18th-century abode nestled in the core of Southampton’s Old Town area. This stunning Airbnb in Southampton near Ocean Village spans two floors. You’ll find a courtyard with a fire pit and a delightful rooftop terrace, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors in privacy.

The tastefully decorated bedrooms feature high-quality linens, providing a comfortable and restful night’s sleep. The spacious lounge, complete with an open fire, will make you feel at home. The well-equipped kitchen and the adjacent dining area are perfect for preparing and enjoying delicious meals with loved ones.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
2.87 km (1.8 mi) from Southampton Common
90 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is comfortable bathroom and terrace/balcony are excellent
very comfy super king size beds and the sofas seat 7 easily(rare in many self catering properties)
it was extremely comfortable well decorated including christmas decorations which was a lovely touch
great decor comfy beds and modern amenities
comfortable and very clean
a very clean and very cosy apartment
great location spotlessly clean great communication very comfortable
wifi and tv worked great it was immaculately clean and spotless
it was lovely and clean had everything we needed very comfortable and is in a fab position
this in combination with brilliant service from the host made our stay great
james and indi were very responsive and helpful
james is a great host nothing too much trouble
the host james is great very thoughtful and accommodating
james is a great host and this is a lovely property
the location is perfect
perfect location for exploring southampton
great location for visiting southampton
nice house in a very good location
close to some really great restaurants and bars
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3. Luxurious apartment within city center

Urban luxury awaits at this prime apartment housed in a centrally located boutique condominium building. It’s a rare find for an accommodation in the center of Southampton City Center as it showcases its very own courtyard and balcony, perfect for catching the morning sun and enjoying simple open-air activities.

Inside the unit is an entertainment den filled with modern diversions such as fast Wi-Fi, Apple TV, 65-inch cable HDTV, Bluetooth sound system, and a video game console. If your speed leans towards traditional fun, you can keep yourself busy with the available board games. The bedroom with a deluxe king-size bed allows you to wake up to city views but nothing beats the panoramic vistas from the rooftop terrace.

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Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
1.95 km (1.3 mi) from Southampton Common
146 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and couch were decently comfortable
the table and chairs in the courtyard is a nice addition
the apartment was modern all amenities and clean
lovely apartment close to all local amenities shops bars and restaurants
paul’s apartment was clean and well maintained
clean maintained and with everything you need
clean and has everything you need
it’s spacious enough for a couple and is clean and modern
clean modern and everything is well taken care of
paul was a fantastic host
paul was an amazing host
paul is a great host
lovely apartment and host and stay
host was very accommodating and responsive
great location in the city
great location and a good stay
the location was brilliant as right in town and really secure
a lovely apartment in an ideal location
good location and in the city centre
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4. Modern apartment along High Street

This modern apartment is found along High Street and is just under a 10-minute walk from the port and train station. You’ll find that the property is ideally located for urban visits as the area is brimming with tons of bars, restaurants, and more city highlights.

The sizeable vacation rental is equipped to accommodate up to four guests. With a bedroom that has a double-size bed and a living area featuring a double-size sofa bed, everyone in the group is assured of restful sleep. Beddings are provided for each sleeping corner. The property contains all necessary kitchen facilities, including free use of tea, coffee, and cereals. Your stay is enhanced by the availability of contemporary touches such as an indoor electric fireplace, Wi-Fi, and smart TV.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Southampton Common
300 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is light airy and comfortable
although felt the shower needed a bit of a clean as there was mould starting to appear
great location nice clean tidy and spacious flat
hosts were kind and welcoming also
emmeline was a great host and was ready to help where ever needed
lovely little touches and the hosts were so communicative professional and approachable
host is quick to respond and helpful
best was the host who is brilliant great communications
perfect location central but quiet
great location in central southampton
amazing location and great apartment
great location right in the middle of everything
great sized apartment is excellent location
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Southampton Tour Guide

Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

I have worked as a guide from New York to London: on bikes, buses, boats, and Segways. Originally from Ireland, I went to school in Montréal. At McGill University, I studied History and Theatre. Working as an actor/comedian brought me all over the world. I am now based in Winchester, Hampshire. Private Tours are available in French.

Tours by Bryan

Southampton Tour Guide

Andrew Wheeler

Andrew Wheeler

Greetings. My name is Andy, and I am a Blue-badge Tourist Guide, accredited through the Institute of Tourist Guiding in London since c.2014. I live in the New Forest, a national park, famous for its wild ponies, located in Hampshire. The nearest city to me is Southampton. I conduct both walking tours and coach tours in the area known as Wessex, which includes the counties of Hampshire, Isle ... Read more

Tours by Andrew

5. Newly renovated flat near city center (from USD 57)

A newly renovated first-floor flat, this property features a comfortable space for couples or solo travelers. You can look forward to reclining in a spacious lounge space with a flat-screen TV and recharging for the night in a cozy bedroom with a double-size bed. A well-equipped kitchen is also at your disposal for all your home-cooking plans. Complimentary perks such as Wi-Fi and a designated parking space are offered to guests for a more convenient stay.

This unit is tucked in a huge Victorian home that shares a front hallway with another flat upstairs. It sits in a quiet residential area but remains close to all the city center amenities. This Airbnb is near Southampton General Hospital, specifically only 9 minutes away. You’ll be at a 10-minute walking distance of the central train station and Mayflower Theater should you stay here.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1.3 km (0.9 mi) from Southampton Common
503 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
full kitchen excellent en-suite bathroom and a much larger lounge area than the photos make you believe
basic food supplies provided meaning breakfast was there without a worry
outstandingly stunning apartment absolutely everything as described and everything you need for a stay even free parking thank you
it’s a stylish space and one i wish i could lived in and the bed was super comfy
all basics were provided including some items for breakfast which is always welcome
very clean and tidy
so clean and tastefully decorated
modern clean and comfy
clean comfortable and well priced
smart clean well equipped comfortable
kym was a great host and was really helpful
add to that a very responsive host and bingo
kym was quick to respond and most helpful
kym was very accommodating as we needed a bit of flexibility
kym is very helpful and the parking space is a bonus
location easy for station and walking to town
perfect location for us
brilliant location for visiting our daughter in solent university
great location near the station and city centre
nice easy walk from train station where there's also a taxi rank
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6. Lovely home near essential establishments (from USD 87)

Those who are visiting Southampton for particular errands at Southampton General Hospital and Spire Southampton Hospital can stay in this brand-new house. This lovely home is only a 5-minute walk from these establishments while the city center is just 10 minutes away when driving. Don’t worry about parking as both driveway and on-street parking are available on the property.

Your indoor stays will be as comfortable as you can expect since this rental is equipped with every essential, including a well-equipped kitchen. Its living room has a 50-inch flat-screen TV and Wi-Fi so you’re highly entertained. Overnight slumbers are covered by the unit’s double-size mattress and single-size sofa bed. You’ll also get to enjoy a private outdoor space in the form of a fenced rear garden with a table and chairs.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
2.61 km (1.7 mi) from Southampton Common
435 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good selection of essentials - milk kitchen towel t-bags cereals etc
lovely house everything there you could wish for large screen tv outside space & bbq comfortable bed
it has everything you need and more the breakfast basket and condiments were a nice touch
tracey went out and bought a fan to cool the house during the exceedingly hot weather
all we needed for an overnight stay really appreciated the breakfast provided
everything was very clean and tidy
the flat is very clean and spotless
good communication easy check-in and a clean and beautifully presented house
everywhere was spotlessly clean
apartment was clean and cosy and catered well for a couple or small family
friendly and helpful hosts
hosts were absolutely amazing and provided everything we needed for our stay
micheal and tracey are excellent hosts and make sure you have everything you need
the host was very welcoming and the house was equipped with everything you could need
michael and tracey were really accommodating and very responsive to any needs/requests we had
great location being only 10 minutes from peppa pig world
good location quiet area well equipped e
the location is perfect for my visits to the general hospital
great location and great hosts
this was our second time staying at michael & tracey’s place and it was perfect once again
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7. The Old Stables (from USD 127)

This period apartment’s name, The Old Stables, is reminiscent of its roots as a former Georgian shop along Canton Street. It has been refurbished to a high standard and is now a stylish rental that includes contemporary touches including flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and coffee machines. You can also be your own chef in its modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and cookware. A suitable place for couples or small families, the ground floor unit has a double-size bed, a sofa bed, and a travel crib as sleeping arrangements.

Moreover, there is a great advantage that comes with the apartment’s location. The residential street where it is tucked is just moments away from Bedford Place, which is brimming with shops, bars, and restaurants.

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Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Southampton Common
35 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both japanese restaurants are wonderful and super convenient for shops coffee beds etc
the apartment was perfect for our needs
very clean and well equipped
clean tidy and met our needs
everything was spotlessly clean and check-in was a breeze
very nice comfortable cozy flat beautiful clean nice
the flat is really great lovely and clean and very welcoming
i would highly recommend the flat thank you for being so helpful too
great location really nice place
wonderful flat great location and good value
a very nice and cozy appartement central in southampton
an absolutely lovely flat in a great location
excellent price for what you get and the location
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8. Top-floor penthouse in a Victorian building (from USD 65)

Take in the charm and elegance of the lively Oxford Street from this penthouse unit atop a historic Victorian-style building. You can admire the street views from the dining area’s floor-to-ceiling bay window or the balcony equipped with a grill and seating. The open-plan living area with a 32-inch flat-screen TV, fireplace, and Wi-Fi makes the already spacious rental appear roomier. In the separate bedroom, a snug double-size bed awaits your arrival. You’ll also love that this accommodation welcomes furry family members and comes with a dedicated parking space.

The sought-after location is an ideal gateway to several nearby hotspots including Southampton High Street, Ocean Village Leisure, and West Quay Shopping and Food Center. It’s also an idyllic spot for a holiday cruise as it is close to the terminals.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
3.0 km (1.9 mi) from Southampton Common
172 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment in southampton was a great stop off on our trip along the south coast
very useful the private parking and the sleeping room is quiet even considering the nearby bars
again i’d highly recommend samantha’s apt and hope to stay again soon
lovely bright spacious apartment on a very lively street
very nice clean and tidy
all the basics supplied and was really clean
spotlessly clean and comfortable an ideal place to stay in southampton
clean parking is nice and private off the main street too
perfectly situated top floor flat that is very clean and extremely comfortable
great property host and town
samantha was extremely helpful throughout our stay
samantha is an amazing host always available and happy to help
our host was very friendly and responsive to messages
samantha was really communicative and friendly would definitely recommend the property and samantha as a host
an absolutely gorgeous place in a fantastic location
great central location and lovely apartment served our stay in southampton perfectly
it's an ideal place to spend a few days in southampton
great location and very helpful with the whole process
beautiful and quirky place to stay in a great location would definitely come again
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9. Custom-made cabin with a garden (from USD 55)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a beautiful custom-made cabin in Southampton, best for two guests or a solo traveler. It is a studio-like feature, where you’ll find everything in one place, including the single bed that easily transforms into a double bed, a kitchenette that has a microwave and a fridge, as. well as a chair and a desk. It also comes with its own bathroom with a shower, a private entrance, and easy access to the garden with outdoor seating, where you can have your morning coffee or breakfast.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
943 meters (0.6 ft) from Southampton Common
475 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy to find and great shower plus tea and coffee facilities
jade was kind enough to provide a fan for that first night
the pull out bed is great and we slept well
the space is well presented and has good kitchen and bathroom facilities
it's small but has everything you need for a comfortable stay
communication and cleanliness of property excellent
great communication and clean pleasant space
room was clean and well looked after
the place is clean and cosy
jade's place was very clean and tidy
she is an excellent host and always willing to help
hosts seemed really nice and welcoming when we passed in the garden
jade is a friendly and responsive host
so thoughtful they were brilliant hosts we would definitely come here again
lovely cabin close to southampton central
great location for southampton city centre
cosy chalet in great location for visiting southampton
amazing place in a great location
great place in a very quiet location
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10. Cute, charming and central room close to the city center (from USD 53)

This accommodation is a bright room in a cute and charming house. In the morning, wake up to the view of the garden. Open the bedroom door, and you will be presented with the beautiful garden. Opening the door will also allow the sunlight to come in. In addition to the bathroom, guests can also enjoy a private bathroom, which is located just next door. You are welcome to use the kitchen and the fridge during your stay, but don’t forget to request this before your arrival. Buses run outside and are great for coming and going to the two universities. Also, there are shops and restaurants close by. Please note that parking is on street and permits should be arranged in advance. Last but not least, you can visit Winchester, the historic naval port of Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight (via ferry) and the beautiful New Forest National Park.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
914 meters (0.6 ft) from Southampton Common
253 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice to have access to patio to sit out and also to air the room
nice to have coffee making facilities and own bathroom next to bedroom
it is a lovely room with a sit-out deck and a modern bathroom
very nice room with private bathroom and access to patio
the bed was comfy the shower was hot and the wifi was good
stylish light clean compact room and bathroom
the room is pretty spacious and very clean with it's ensuite bathroom
clean bright tidy room with you're own bathroom
nice and clean little room with access to a small terrace and the garden
everything was perfectly fine clean and the rooms are just beautiful
really nice host and room
teri was a lovely host
teri was a lovely host
teri is a great host
lovely hosts very helpfull lovely house simply lovely
fantastic location for exploring southampton
good location and quiet considering
perfect location and a delightful room
the location is really well connected to public transport and a fifteen minute walk from southampton central station
the house is ideally located if one wants to be within walking distance of the centre (15 minutes)
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11. Seductive, boudoir-style apartment (from USD 379)

A trip to Southampton with your loved one has never been this sexy. For a unique, sensual experience when visiting this city, treat your special someone to a stay in this boudoir-style condominium that will surely mark its territory in your memories. This seductive home is adorned with black and gold furniture and decor, with leather-padded walls that will blow you away. If something new is what you’re looking for to spice up your love life, then a quick (or not!) stay here will never disappoint.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
3.04 km (1.9 mi) from Southampton Common
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a stunning stylish apartment with lots of thoughtful special touches highly recommended
fantastic apartment extremely clean communication was excellent
a great place to stay very clean and accommodating
the cleanliness was of clinical standard loved the place will be booking again definitely
one of a kind
great location too right in the centre of southampton
unique and very close to some great restaurants and the waterfront
a truly wonderful place to stay
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12. Fully furnished apartment with city views

Centrally located, close to many essential establishments and attractions, including Paultons Park, Winchester, and New Forest, as well as to numerous restaurants, bars, and local shops, this Airbnb vacation rental offers a comfortable living experience to its guests. The apartment features two bedrooms that can sleep as many as six people. It is also complete with all the usual things you’ll find at your own home and more, such as a cozy sitting area, a modern kitchen with dining, and a private bathroom. Additionally, it has two roof terraces with outdoor seating and an amazing view of the city and the water.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2.97 km (1.9 mi) from Southampton Common
291 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is in a great location and the outdoor deck had great views for sunsets and breakfast
apartment was well equipped with necessities plenty of space and was a corner apartment with good air circulation
it is a wonderful apartment with trendy decor with stunning views of the pier and the bay of southampton
a superb high floor apartment that gives an awesome view of the city
comfortably fit party of 4 very close to town centre facilities decent view good allround
the room was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and had everything we needed
inside it is sparklingly clean and tastefully decorated
everything was clean comfortable and we all felt so welcome
riti’s house was beautifully clean and homely
the host is very responsive
friendly and accommodating host
lovely host and great spot
she is an excellent host with thoughtful touches
she even remembered our future plans upon departure and provided us with helpful information about that particular area
location is perfect
a super good location for travellers
great location in old town southampton
small but the location is perfect
such a central position with easy access to everthing
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13. Self-contained modern apartment with a hot tub (from USD 122)

This apartment will make you feel right at home. Decorated with a modern style, the apartment is perfect for families with kids. The apartment comes with two beds, a bathroom, a large open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area as well as a private patio area where you can have a barbeque. When you want to relax, you can do so in the living room that is equipped with a large sofa or on the patio. The kitchen itself is fully equipped with oven, toaster, fridge, cooking utensils and crockery. There is also a beautiful hot tub here. As for places to go, it is a 20-minute walk to a coffee shop, but there is a beautiful little butterfly trail that makes the walk worthwhile. The property is quiet despite being near a busy street. Finally, there are not one, but two markets a short drive away.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
5.04 km (3.2 mi) from Southampton Common
220 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed and sofa bed are very comfortable the water pressure is good and the kitchen/lounge and bedroom spacious
however overall we had a comfortable and enjoyable stay
spotlessly clean and modern place to stay
it was very clean and well maintained
very clean and just as described
the property is nicely self contained clean and modern
very modern feel and it was clean and tidy
our host was extremely helpful and she did everything to help us
viki was a great host who was extremely accommodating and provided quick responses to queries
host is lovely quick and responsive
victoria was a great host and we’d be happy to stay here again :)
good value for money and very helpful host
the location was great for reaching central southampton in a matter of minutes
a lovely spacious annex close to town
fantastic great location and place to stay
nice quiet place good location
good place to stay for a shopping trip in southampton
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14. A large double room with the view of the bowling green (from USD 76)

This is a modern and comfortable room in the middle of the city that is located on the former site of the Hampshire County Cricket Club. There is a spacious bedroom that is equipped with a king sized bed and en-suite bathroom as well as a private lounge for complete privacy. The lounge has its own TV and desk area with the view of the bowling green. You can make use of the shared kitchen to prepare your own meals. Items for breakfast are provided for free, which include tea, coffee, juice, cereals and bread. Help yourself to have a delicious breakfast. Furthermore, there is a small but lovely garden here. The property is just minutes from Southampton Common and walking distance to the city center. It is also a short taxi ride to the cruise terminals and the Southampton Boat Show.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
625 meters (0.4 ft) from Southampton Common
508 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely room ensuite and private (website hidden by airbnb) array of brekky supplies and local knowledge
an absolutely superb room which was spotless and the amenities were first class
excellent value lovely room and bed etc
gorgeous room and sitting room
excellent accommodation with all the facilities needed for a relaxed stay
very clean and comfortable room
everything was spotlessly clean
spotless high quality comfortable suite
rooms were clean and very well appointed
very clean and tidy and excellent facilities
hosts were very helpful and pleasant
liz is a lovely host
very welcoming hosts and very helpful too
great hosts very helpful
very nice hosts very nice room
great locatiin for central southampton
great location for a pre cruise stay
great location and a thoroughly comfortable stay
perfect location in the centre of southampton
wonderful room and location
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15. Cozy wooden cabin called the Magic Cottage (from USD 114)

This holiday rental in Southampton is natural and beautiful. Situated in the peaceful walled garden, the cabin comes with a bedroom and a bathroom as well as a seating area that is equipped with a sofa, coffee table and TV. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a barbeque on the deck. When you want to enjoy the sunshine in the morning, simply open up all doors so that the light can come through. Or, head to the terrace and enjoy the nice and warm weather. On the other hand, when it is chilly, there is a wood burning stove style electric heater in the cabin. There are a couple of pubs and cafes nearby. As an added bonus here is that the hosts also run a kitesurfing school, so this is a good place to come and stay for a kitesurfing break or course.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
16.64 km (10.4 mi) from Southampton Common
281 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would def recommend if you are fed up with normal hotel rooms
loved relaxing on the hammock and the deck and was cosy and comfortable inside
large and comfortable bed and sofa
it is warm and dry and has a huge comfy bed
the cottage is comfortable cosy private and welcoming with a quirky charm
private spacious clean and very comfortable cottage
well looked after clean and tidy
bathroom is sparkling clean
great space clean and cosy and nice and private
clean comfortable with big bed and everything you need
the hosts were very welcoming
great hosts lovely setting and really good comms sent out
friendly and helpful hosts
friendly hosts who offered good local tips
they were completely non intrusive & super friendly & helpful
very nice accommodation ideal location for our trip
perfect accommodation with shop and bust stop a short walk
nice small but cosy great location
we really enjoyed our stay location is brilliant and the cabin is perfect
nice place to get away from it all and easy to get to the sea
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16. A small bedroom perfect for a short stay (from USD 34)

Offering a small bedroom with a single bed, this short-stay apartment in Southampton is great for those who are planning to spend only a day or two in Southampton. Amenities include a shared bathroom, a kitchen and wireless internet. Located in the heart of the city center, this rental is great since all you need to rely on your own feet to explore the city. Whether you want to visit the parks, the restaurants or the shops, they are all within walking distance. The station is also a quick walk, which is even quicker when the weather is nice, in other words no snow.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
2.75 km (1.8 mi) from Southampton Common
323 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is well laid-out with lots of natural light
really helpful host fast wifi comfy bed
lovely clean and comfortable room
nice clean and quiet place to stay
the room is clean and simple - perfect
nice clean room in central location
the flat was clean and the bedroom bigger than i expected
lovely place with comfy bed and great host
supernice host and even more adorable pet cat
very friendly host and nice room
libby is great a wonderful host
libby was really helpful and welcoming throughout my stay
amazing location in downtown southampton
great location at a reasonable price
a great location in the heart of southampton
great central location for a highly reasonable price
a very good location is the biggest plus for the place
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17. An apartment with a massive balcony in a central location (from USD 170)

Situated in the city center, this fully furnished apartment benefits from its ideal location since almost all places are walking distance from the rental. Two places you should not miss are Paultons Park as well as the New Forest National Park. Both are situated adjacent to the apartment. The Airbnb itself is equipped with three beds and two bathrooms, a great choice for families or small groups of friends. What’s more, the apartment boasts its massive balcony with seating area, which is a perfect place to relax!!

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
3.09 km (2.0 mi) from Southampton Common
340 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we even had a welcome hamper comfy beds and cute balcony
the space is bright warm and very comfortable for a short stay
would highly recommend james’s apartment for a stay in southampton
bright modern very comfortable 4 day stay
all the beds were comfortable
sparklingly clean and extremely well equipped
everything was super clean in the flat and smelled really good
the apartment was extremely clean and tidy
homely apartment exceptionally clean with lots of homely touches
nice and clean appartment
james was a perfect host
great host availability and flexibility
james and pat were fantastic hosts
james is an excellent host
james was a welcoming and kind host and extremely helpful
cute flat in an unbeatable location
location was great
great location in middle of town
great flat and location in southampton
excellent location and beautifully presented
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18. Single room at St Denys (from USD 38)

The host offers you a single room with a shared bath at St Denys. Wi-Fi and bath essentials are provided. You are welcome to use the washer, dryer, and kitchen with microwave. The nearest train station is St Denys. Take a walk down Portswood Rd and you can get to the Sainsbury’s supermarket, cafes, restaurants, and Premiere Gym. You’re a 10-minute drive to Westquay Shopping Centre and IKEA.

If you’re looking for a budget hotel, then you can go for this cozier property, as this Airbnb in Southampton is one of the cheaper options, with room prices starting at 32 USD only.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1.8 km (1.2 mi) from Southampton Common
320 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

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Amenities & Room:
the room was an excellent size wifi available and tea/coffee making facilities in the kitchen
the stay was better than expected and very comfortable
room was nice and had a great stay for the night
it is spotlessly clean and beautifully decorated
the room is nice and clean and everything else as well
the room was warm clean and had everything i needed
handgel at the door and a very clean house room and bathroom
clean and comfortable room very spacious and luminous living room awesome bathroom
sharon is a bubbly friendly host
sharon is a wonderful host
sharon is an amazing host
sharon is an great host
sharon is a great host friendly and helpful
great location ideal for getting in and around southampton
from there you can easily get to the city centre by train or bus
her house is situated in a friendly and quiet neighbourhood
i would be happy to recommend this place
the neighborhood is very nice and quiet it's close to the river so the air is very fresh
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19. Ocean Village apartment with views of the marina (from USD 215)

If you’ve come all the way to Southampton for its spectacular views, there’s no better place to stay than this two-person apartment hosted by Chris. The property is located in the Ocean Village, and the living room features unobstructed views of the marina. The decor inside the open-concept living and kitchen space is minimal, but the million-dollar view of the water completely makes up for it. This rental is actually the host’s own home, and on the times that he is on business travel, he rents out the place. Don’t miss the opportunity of staying in a prestigious property, and get your hands on this Airbnb now!

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
3.49 km (2.2 mi) from Southampton Common
34 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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chris' apartment is high end well appointed with all necessary amenities plus extras wifi is stable and fast
the apartment was spotless warm and the tv set up was perfect for lazy sundays
secure parking was great for me and clean comfortable well equipped apartment had everything i needed
amazing condo beautiful views very clean fully equipped great location
host was very welcoming and responsive
close walking proximity to the ferry for the isle of wight was great for a day trip too
amazing apartment location and breathtaking view
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20. Light and airy dwelling with great location (from USD 74)

Perfectly tucked away in a tranquil location, this first-floor apartment will spoil you with a relaxing setting. However, you’ll still be essentially within walking distance of the shopping scene in the town center and the wining and dining landscape in Bedford Place. The city’s various Universities are also nearby the property.

This dwelling feels light and airy, thanks to its open layout and large doors and windows. During your stay, you’ll get to have a living area with a flat-screen TV and a fold-away dining table. Wi-Fi is available for you to always be connected to the virtual world. Keep in mind that on-site parking is unavailable but you can park your car along Archers Road for free at any time of the day.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
929 meters (0.6 ft) from Southampton Common
204 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
the breakfast supplies were a really nice touch and i would stay again
the kitchen is fully equipped sky tv hair dryer bath/shower with clean towels and a lovely comfy bed
apartment perfect size for a couple and met all our needs
living space a little small when the table is out but otherwise a good size for 2 people
marie’s apartment is perfect for a couple or single guest
lovely clean and warm
nice clean and cozy place
the place is clean and cozy
clean space pleasant smell comfortable bed just what i was looking for
very nice clean well laid out small flat
kind and friendly host
thank you for being a lovely host
marie is a great host
marie was a great host / comms were very good
great host and lovely place :)
great location - close to town centre and nearby shops
location of the apartment is ideal for access to parks shops and transportation
the location of the apartment is great
pretty central location and the stove worked well
great location we were able to walk to a lot of places
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21. Bright and tidy room at Upper Shirley

This private room with shared bath is best for the solo traveler. Wi-Fi, TV, and bath essentials are provided. You may also use the kitchen and washer. Located at Upper Shirley, PureGym Southampton Shirley, Shell Shirley petrol station, and Southampton General Hospital are in the vicinity. You’re also a 5-minute walk to Southampton Common and Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre. A 10-minute drive will land you in the city center of Southampton.

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1.14 km (0.8 mi) from Southampton Common
11 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

22. A luxury retreat with access to the gym

IIndulge yourself in a luxury retreat if you book this accommodation, which is a stylishly decorated room for two. Other facilities offered include a modern bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a lounge, a gym and a garden. Spend some fun time at night at a local pub that is on the corner of the street and enjoy a selection of classic real ales. In addition to the attractions in the city center, which you can reach by bus, you may want to visit the Southampton Solent University. A nice stroll in the university’s park will bring some refreshment.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1.77 km (1.1 mi) from Southampton Common
17 reviews  
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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a beautiful and spacious room in a clean house
all very clean good shower and very comfy bed
luke was a great host and was always friendly and happy to have a chat
excellent communication from the host and co -host prior to arrival
lovely room in a family home luke and kayleigh were friendly and welcoming hosts
luke and kayleigh at silent night were the perfect hosts
luke is a great host very friendly and welcoming
ideal location thanks again luke
nice room close to the city center
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23. A light and airy cottage near the city center

Situated within a short stroll from the city center and Bedford Place, this cottage is equipped with three cozy beds that can accommodate six people. The property features an open-plan lounge for a light and airy feeling. The kitchen is fully equipped with a microwave and a coffee maker, among other appliances. Enjoy the high-speed wireless internet and a large-screen TV, for your entertainment.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
1.31 km (0.9 mi) from Southampton Common
95 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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warm with excellent wifi set up
small place but can fit five people (even more) with the sofa beds
the thermostat control is amazing and the carpet is very comfortable
the beds were so comfy we slept really well
very clean and cosy
clean and well equipped
very clean and comfortable
very clean as well
quiet and clean accomodation with comfortable beds
the host was very quick to respond & very helpful
andrew was helpful throughout
andrew is a fantastic host and does his absolute best to accommodate the needs of guests
andrew is also a lovely host and is highly recommended
andrew was very responsive to all of our questions and his place was exactly as billed
loved the location
great location easy walking distance to shops and restaurants through a park
great location and very comfortable accommodation
great location only a few minutes walk to bars and restaurants
andrew’s place is ideally located for exploring southampton
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24. Lovely double room in a townhouse

This accommodation is a lovely room, which is part of a town house in the city center that features a bedroom, shared bathroom, kitchen and laundry facility. You have to be an animal lover to stay at this accommodation because you are going to live with two friendly cats and a small dog. This house offers convenient transportation access with the main station located nearby. You can visit the West Quay shopping mall later in the evening or enjoy a performance at the Mayflower theater, whichever you prefer or even both!!

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1.36 km (0.9 mi) from Southampton Common
13 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

25. A large private room near the city center

This accommodation is an excellent choice for those who are looking for a budget accommodation in Southampton. The facilities offered by the accommodation are very basic, which include a bedroom and a shared bathroom. You are not granted access to the kitchen and other facilities of the house. The property is about a 10-minute walk to Southampton central station. And, it is a quick walk to the city center and Southhampton’s best attractions. The interesting thing about this rental is that the host, Lucy, donates some money to the Save the Children charity. When you book a room here you are supporting a great charity.

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1.38 km (0.9 mi) from Southampton Common
93 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

26. Modern and beautiful room in the Southampton city center (from USD 67)

Ideally located in the city center of Southampton, this accommodation offers a modern and beautiful bedroom in an apartment. The bedroom itself is equipped with a comfortable double bed to ensure that you rest well, so that you can truly explore the beautiful city of Southampton during the day. Having a double bed, the accommodation is ideal for two guests at the max. Other facilities that guests can have access to include the private bathroom and kitchen with its appliances. Attractions close by the area include Oxford Street, where you can find plenty of restaurants and pubs, the West Quay Mall for your shopping indulgence and the Ocean Village.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
3.09 km (2.0 mi) from Southampton Common
530 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would recommend having a fan in the room
the little table with 2 chairs was also nice to have in the room
the apartment was as described and had everything needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay
our room was nice and roomy with a nice big on-suite bathroom
the room is quite bright and goes to the street
flat was clean and tidy
very clean & modern apartment with good facilities
room and apartment is super clean and well equipped
family bathroom is large clean and has shower gel soap and shampoo
the place was clean and had everything we needed for a pleasant stay
host is very helpful and gracious
the host is very friendly and hospitable
host is friendly and very responsive
a thoroughly charming and welcoming host
also aboody is a nice host his suggestions are very helpful for me
great location to ports
great location for city centre direct bus from airport and can walk to cruise port
ideal location for those visiting southampton
very good location for old town
good location in the heart of the city
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Have a pleasant stay in Southampton

A pleasant stay is a must regardless of whether you are visiting Southampton for a vacation or a business trip. This list of Airbnb vacation rentals can guarantee a pleasant stay in the city with all the amenities and facilities offered.

Look nowhere else when it comes to accommodation, you have numerous options to choose from such as hotels, vacation rentals, and more. If you’re looking for something unique, then you can choose one of these log cabins with hot tub and enjoy your time in Southampton, UK.

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