Watford is a town located in Hertfordshire, England, and 15 miles (24.1 km) from the city of London. Nestled on the River Colne, the town has three attractive parks to visit, including Cheslyn House and Gardens. The gardens surrounding the house have been landscaped with exotic and unusual plants, as well as a rock garden, pond and aviary.
Of particular interest to Harry Potter fans, the Leavesden Film Studios are located in Watford and feature a “Making of Harry Potter” tour through part of the studios. Evening entertainment can be enjoyed at the town’s three theaters. The Watford Palace Theater stages family shows and dance events and also screens films of opera and ballet. The Pump House Theater and Arts Center is used by local arts groups and offers musical entertainment, theatrical events and ballet. The Watford Colosseum puts on various types of musical concerts.
Scroll below to view a selection of some of the best Airbnb accommodations, perfect for your stay in Watford.
This cozy bungalow is located a 4-minute walk from the station with a fast train service to London. The property is also close to the Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studios, which takes 10 minutes by car. Totally independent, the bungalow has a spacious open-plan living and dining area with glass door to a deck and a well-equipped American kitchen.
Guests have access to HDTV and fiber-optic WiFi. There is one bedroom with a double bed and a sofa bed in the living area. The bathroom has a shower and toilet. Free parking is available on the property. Dogs are allowed and the owners provide a dog-sitting service.
Garden bungalow - separate entranceWatford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsa cozy comfortable place with all necessary amenitiesapartments are comfortable for family with childrenswe had a lovely peaceful comfortable and cozy stay great space inside and outvery clean and lovely and warmstylish very clean sunny accomodation with privacyit was lovely and cleanthe bungalow was lovely and cleaneverything was very clean and we enjoyed a good nights sleep
Host:jan was the perfect hostjan was a perfect host and made us feel very welcomewonderful bungalow and lovely ownersthis little home is awesome jan is a very thoughtful communicative flexible hostthis accommodation was lovely and very hospitable hosts would stay againRead more reviewsgreat location with parkingthe location was easy to access and close to the train stationgreat location and very privateeasy access to central london - station a short walknice bungalow near the overground and railway station
This luxurious double room is located in a private Victorian home in Watford, 17 minutes from London by train. The room is ideal for those who wish to visit London, but to stay at an affordable price. The house is within easy walking distance of Watford High Street Station, Watford Junction, restaurants, and shops, while the Harlequin Shopping Center is a ten-minute drive away.
The room has a double bed with memory foam mattress and Egyptian cotton sheets. There is an HDTV with Freeview and a built-in DVD player and WiFi is available. Tea and coffee making facilities are available in the room, together with milk and biscuits. The bathroom is shared and has a bathtub and shower. Guests also have access to the kitchen and a hot tub in the garden.
Luxury double, 17mins to LondonWatford, Hertfordshire, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom was spotless with a great shower and shampoo/conditioner on the wallif you are lucky enough to get room 3 then you can get the en-suitethe room and the apartment were lovely we were welcomed very warm and felt comfortable at all timesbeautiful room top notch bathroom set uplovely host and roomevery thing was there as described and breakfast was a nice touch in the morningnice and clean bedroom and bathroomsparkling clean warm comfortable and stylishthe room was absolutely clean and beautifulbeautiful house spotless and really homelyit was full of nice touches amazingly clean quiet and really homely
Host:lovely place and super hosthelen was extremely helpful will all our questions and made us feel at homehelen was a very warm & welcoming hosthosts were very friendly and welcominggreat place host is very friendlyRead more reviewsexcellent location easy access into londonbeautiful house close to train stationa great location with excellent transport linksright near train station so great location and overall good value for moneygreat location a short train ride to london and close to the harry potter studios
Enjoy a stay in a room in this Airbnb near Watford High Street Station and Watford Junction Station. Just 0.6 mi (0.96 km) away is Bushey Hall Golf Club, the oldest parkland golf course in the county. The room features a double bed, refrigerator with orange juice and bottled water, easy chair, tea and coffee making facilities and TV with Freeview channels. Free WiFi is available to guests as well as a radio and alarm clock.
Guests will share the downstairs bathroom with bathtub, shower and toilet. The kitchen is available on request and guests can also relax in the garden in summer.
1 Bedroom with double bed in a Lovely Terrace HomeWatford, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgood size tv wifi and fresh comfortable roomthoughtful touches in room with hot drink facilities with some cake and biscuitspleasant host with nice touches to room ie cold drinks in fridge te coffee facility in roomthe place is sparkling clean with numerous amenities and the room is cosy and comfortablelovely house and room with lots of amenities and a welcoming hostclean and perfect as alwaysclean and tidy as alwaysgreat room very clean exactly as advertisedthe apartment is clean and very comfortablevery clean friendly and has the nicest towels ever
Host:valerie is a great hostvalerie is a superb hostvalerie is also a great hostfriendly host and lovely thoughtful touchesvalerie is a respectful and friendly hostRead more reviewsvery clean and tidy house only a five minute walk to city centre
This spacious double room in a private home is only available over weekends and is located close to Bushey Station and Moor Park Station, giving easy access to London. The house is also close to the Harry Potter Studios. Guests have access to a bathroom with shower, living room, kitchen and garden. WiFi and television are provided for guests’ use.
Fantastic Large Double Room in WatfordWatford, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswifi works great as wellhad some really nice chats and the view from that huge room is breathtaking truly amazedthe breakfast was gorgeous and we felt very welcomereally sweet lady with a beautiful and clean homeann has a beautiful and sparkling clean homethe room was very spacious lovely and clean
Host:she was so helpful and lovelylovely friendly host with a beautiful homesuch a lovely host ann isfantastic host couldn't feel more at homeann was the perfect hostRead more reviewsgreat location and lovely roomher accommodation is very central and beautifulexcellent value and ideal location if wanting to visit watford and the surrounding areait was great that she was driving us from her place to the stationlovely park nearby for picnics etc
This double room is located in a private apartment on a quiet street, close to the business parks, city center, shops, bars and restaurants. This Airbnb around Watford is also convenient for public transport, with Metropolitan Station less than a 20-minute walk away and buses running to the Leavesden Harry Potter Studios. It is decorated with movie collectibles and posters and the room is modern and attractive.
The room has a double bed and use of a shared bathroom. Guests have access to the kitchen with a washing machine and dryer. Free WiFi and parking are available.
Double room, balcony, near business parks!Watford, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsroom is always clean and tidy with a nice view from the balconya very comfortable room with plenty of spacei have a comfortable rested night at mark’s air bnb my room was cleaned and spaciousnice spacious room comfy bed with everything one needsexcellent accomodation spacious and airy room with very comforfable bedspacious room clean very nice decotthe place was really clean i will came backthe room is very clean and well kept with a cosy double bedthe place was spotless and the bed very cosy i would highly recommend to anybodythe room was clean and the bed was really comfy wonderful host
Host:kind and friendly hostfriendly host relaxed atmospheregreat host well positionedmark is a wonderful hostmark is a good host and makes his home feel like your ownRead more reviewsgreat location great nights sleepgreat location for harry potter city centre and train stationgood location for business parksgreat location for travelling to warner brothers studiosnice room close to harry potter studios
This spacious bedroom is located in a private home, close to the Harry Potter studios and a 15-20 minute walk to the town center and 10 minutes to Watford Junction Station. The train station is close by and the house is close to several restaurants, pubs and coffee shops. Guests have access to the shared spaces in the home, including the living and dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Breakfast and free WiFi are available for guests.
Double Bedroom near Harry Potter Tour and LondonWatford, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe room so comfortablethe accommodation was clean and the bed was very comfynice clean room really goodthe house was clean and comfortableclean warm room with a comfy bedlovely place to stay with a clean and stylish bedroom and bathroom
Host:lovely friendly hostslovely host all very friendlygrant was a lovely hostgrant was a very professional hostthank you for being such a great host abd acomodate usRead more reviewseasy access to london walking distance to shops pubs foodperfect location for the harry potter studiosi would definitely recommend the place is only 3 min from bus stop 15 min walk from train stationexcellent location with great places to eat nearbythis is a lovely family home about a ten minute walk from the train station
This room has a double bed and is located in a private house with shared bathroom. The house is a 10-minute walk from Watford Junction railway station and five minutes from the Watford High Street Station, with easy access to the airports. At this Airbnb close to Watford Station, a continental breakfast is provided to guests, who are free to use the kitchen and garden and free WiFi internet is provided.
Lovely double bedroom in WatfordHertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsfor a budget-conscious guest their home/facilities offers fantastic value for money - a safe betroom would be too small for two people but was perfect for me – very comfortable bedsmall breakfast choices available - nice touchthe apartment was fairly clean and amenities were goodvery clean and comfynice clean and tidy propertyvery tidy and clean homegreat stay in a lovely clean roomthe room was lovely and clean i would recommend
Host:great hospitality and help from hoststhe hosts are lovely people and they made my stay very enjoyablegreat host very kind and very accommodatingnicky is a great host and very helpfulvery friendly and accommodating hosts would recommendRead more reviewslovely room close to train station great hospitaity and locationexcellent location close to everything you need (walking or public transport)superb value for money in a really convenient locationthe house is nice the location is finethe location is quiet and safe & is convenient for the city centre and train stations alike
This pretty double room is located in a private house in a quiet residential area, close to the Watford and Croxley Metropolitan train stations and the Croxley Business Park. The room has a double bed and a private bathroom with shower. The house is close to the Grand Union Canal, which is pleasant for walking and cycling. There is free parking and WiFi on site. Evening meals can be provided for a fee.
Double Room with EnsuiteWatford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe room was as described and was comfortable and cleanvery comfortable room and double bed with the luxury of a private shower roomlovely room with ensuite and affordablethe room is very homely and the bed is extremely comfortablegood spot to stay with the luxury of a private showerthe room was very clean and spaciousthe house was very clean and the bed is comfythe room was clean and a nice en-suite showergreat room very pleasant tidy and cleanvery clean good wifi
Host:friendly host who loves to chata great host and lovely roomtracey was a lovely hosttracey has been the perfect host and has made me feel at homegood facilities nice host who is very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location next to canalideal for business parkgreat location for the business parklocation-wise nice estate and only 15 mins from my work near leavesdenthe location is serene just by a stream full of mallards & ducks
This attractive double room is in a private home with a shared bathroom, which is for exclusive use, as the owners have their own en-suite bathroom. Guests are welcome to use the kitchen and conservatory in the house. The house is close to the train station and is convenient for the Harry Potter Studios. Free WiFi and cable TV is provided. Do note, there are two dogs living in the home.
Double room. Near stations & Harry Potter studioWatford, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthere is also a smart tvit is an incredible value for a private room and bathroom lovingly designed with lots of characternice spacious bedroom with adjoining bathroomthe bed is massive and very comfortablethe room is very nice and we appreciated the harry potter details in the roomeverything was clean and cozythe room was clean and cozyvery comfortable clean and warmthe place is clean comfortable and very stylishlovely super clean and nicely decorated bathroom nothing was too much trouble
Host:fantastic hosts and beautiful homegreat hosts i can recommendsue is an excellent hostbest hosts i've ever hadthank you for hosting usRead more reviewslocation is good in a quiet street close to the stationgreat location- very close to watford junctionexcellent location where shuttle bus stop to harry potter studios was just in mins walkonly a few minutes walk to watford junction station would recommend to anyonethe location was fantastic you’re 5 min away from watford junction
This bright room is in a private home, close to the General Watford Hospital and the Watford Football Stadium. The Metropolitan Station is a 10-minute walk away and the town center is a 15-minute walk. Alternatively, a bus stop is close to the home, where transport can be taken to the station and the Harry Potter Studios.
Tea and coffee are provided and there is a TV and free WiFi available for guests. Guests share a bathroom and have access to the kitchen.
Lovely double bedroom with loads of lightWatford, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsher room is just as described nice extremely well appointed and our brief stay was quite comfortablethe room was a little chilly at the beginning but then she kindly turned the heater onthe bedroom was comfortablethe house is nice and there aren't any issues with working downstairs on the living room tableit was clean and tidyclean and tidy room and houseroom was clean bright and comfortablevery nice clean house and roomvvv clean and tidy big room would stay again
Host:jan was a wonderful hostjan was very welcoming and helpful hostjan is a great hostgreat host and a lovely spacegreat host - made us feel very welcome in her homeRead more reviewslocation is great for central watfordgood location for train to london and wb tourreally nice place easy bus route to watford junctionthe house is very well located and surprisingly quiet at nightthe bedroom and bed are big and an easy walk to the city center
Convenient for a visit to London
Enjoy all the conveniences of being close to the city of London and the Harry Potter Studios, while staying in comfort in one of these affordable Airbnbs.
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