Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Watford, England - Updated 2021

airbnb Watford, Great Britain

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.

1. Garden bungalow - Dog friendly (from USD 101)

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 entrance
Watford, United Kingdom
323 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a cozy comfortable place with all necessary amenities
apartments are comfortable for family with childrens
we had a lovely peaceful comfortable and cozy stay great space inside and out
very clean and lovely and warm
stylish very clean sunny accomodation with privacy
it was lovely and clean
the bungalow was lovely and clean
everything was very clean and we enjoyed a good nights sleep
jan was the perfect host
jan was a perfect host and made us feel very welcome
wonderful bungalow and lovely owners
this little home is awesome jan is a very thoughtful communicative flexible host
this accommodation was lovely and very hospitable hosts would stay again
great location with parking
the location was easy to access and close to the train station
great location and very private
easy access to central london - station a short walk
nice bungalow near the overground and railway station
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2. Luxury double, 17 minutes to London (from USD 55)

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 London
Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
387 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was spotless with a great shower and shampoo/conditioner on the wall
if you are lucky enough to get room 3 then you can get the en-suite
the room and the apartment were lovely we were welcomed very warm and felt comfortable at all times
beautiful room top notch bathroom set up
lovely host and roomevery thing was there as described and breakfast was a nice touch in the morning
nice and clean bedroom and bathroom
sparkling clean warm comfortable and stylish
the room was absolutely clean and beautiful
beautiful house spotless and really homely
it was full of nice touches amazingly clean quiet and really homely
lovely place and super host
helen was extremely helpful will all our questions and made us feel at home
helen was a very warm & welcoming host
hosts were very friendly and welcoming
great place host is very friendly
excellent location easy access into london
beautiful house close to train station
a great location with excellent transport links
right near train station so great location and overall good value for money
great location a short train ride to london and close to the harry potter studios
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3. Lovely terrace home close to recreational park (from USD 32)

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 Home
Watford, England, United Kingdom
291 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good size tv wifi and fresh comfortable room
thoughtful touches in room with hot drink facilities with some cake and biscuits
pleasant host with nice touches to room ie cold drinks in fridge te coffee facility in room
the place is sparkling clean with numerous amenities and the room is cosy and comfortable
lovely house and room with lots of amenities and a welcoming host
clean and perfect as always
clean and tidy as always
great room very clean exactly as advertised
the apartment is clean and very comfortable
very clean friendly and has the nicest towels ever
valerie is a great host
valerie is a superb host
valerie is also a great host
friendly host and lovely thoughtful touches
valerie is a respectful and friendly host
very clean and tidy house only a five minute walk to city centre
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4. Fantastic, large double room in Watford (from USD 52)

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 Watford
Watford, England, United Kingdom
51 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi works great as well
had some really nice chats and the view from that huge room is breathtaking truly amazed
the breakfast was gorgeous and we felt very welcome
really sweet lady with a beautiful and clean home
ann has a beautiful and sparkling clean home
the room was very spacious lovely and clean
she was so helpful and lovely
lovely friendly host with a beautiful home
such a lovely host ann is
fantastic host couldn't feel more at home
ann was the perfect host
great location and lovely room
her accommodation is very central and beautiful
excellent value and ideal location if wanting to visit watford and the surrounding area
it was great that she was driving us from her place to the station
lovely park nearby for picnics etc
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5. Double room, balcony, near business parks (from USD 41)

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 Kingdom
274 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room is always clean and tidy with a nice view from the balcony
a very comfortable room with plenty of space
i have a comfortable rested night at mark’s air bnb my room was cleaned and spacious
nice spacious room comfy bed with everything one needs
excellent accomodation spacious and airy room with very comforfable bed
spacious room clean very nice deco
tthe place was really clean i will came back
the room is very clean and well kept with a cosy double bed
the place was spotless and the bed very cosy i would highly recommend to anybody
the room was clean and the bed was really comfy wonderful host
kind and friendly host
friendly host relaxed atmosphere
great host well positioned
mark is a wonderful host
mark is a good host and makes his home feel like your own
great location great nights sleep
great location for harry potter city centre and train station
good location for business parks
great location for travelling to warner brothers studios
nice room close to harry potter studios
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6. Double bedroom near Harry Potter Tour and London

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 London
Watford, England, United Kingdom
98 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room so comfortable
the accommodation was clean and the bed was very comfy
nice clean room really good
the house was clean and comfortable
clean warm room with a comfy bed
lovely place to stay with a clean and stylish bedroom and bathroom
lovely friendly hosts
lovely host all very friendly
grant was a lovely host
grant was a very professional host
thank you for being such a great host abd acomodate us
easy access to london walking distance to shops pubs food
perfect location for the harry potter studios
i would definitely recommend the place is only 3 min from bus stop 15 min walk from train station
excellent location with great places to eat nearby
this is a lovely family home about a ten minute walk from the train station
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7. Lovely double bedroom 20 minutes to London Euston

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 Watford
Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
87 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for a budget-conscious guest their home/facilities offers fantastic value for money - a safe bet
room would be too small for two people but was perfect for me – very comfortable bed
small breakfast choices available - nice touch
the apartment was fairly clean and amenities were good
very clean and comfy
nice clean and tidy property
very tidy and clean home
great stay in a lovely clean room
the room was lovely and clean i would recommend
great hospitality and help from hosts
the hosts are lovely people and they made my stay very enjoyable
great host very kind and very accommodating
nicky is a great host and very helpful
very friendly and accommodating hosts would recommend
lovely room close to train station great hospitaity and location
excellent location close to everything you need (walking or public transport)
superb value for money in a really convenient location
the house is nice the location is fine
the location is quiet and safe & is convenient for the city centre and train stations alike
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8. Double room with ensuite

double room with ensuite

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 Ensuite
Watford, United Kingdom
77 reviews
Private room in house 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was as described and was comfortable and clean
very comfortable room and double bed with the luxury of a private shower room
lovely room with ensuite and affordable
the room is very homely and the bed is extremely comfortable
good spot to stay with the luxury of a private shower
the room was very clean and spacious
the house was very clean and the bed is comfy
the room was clean and a nice en-suite shower
great room very pleasant tidy and clean
very clean good wifi
friendly host who loves to chat
a great host and lovely room
tracey was a lovely host
tracey has been the perfect host and has made me feel at home
good facilities nice host who is very helpful
great location next to canal
ideal for business park
great location for the business park
location-wise nice estate and only 15 mins from my work near leavesden
the location is serene just by a stream full of mallards & ducks
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9. Double room. Near stations & Harry Potter Studios

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 studio
Watford, England, United Kingdom
177 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is also a smart tv
it is an incredible value for a private room and bathroom lovingly designed with lots of character
nice spacious bedroom with adjoining bathroom
the bed is massive and very comfortable
the room is very nice and we appreciated the harry potter details in the room
everything was clean and cozy
the room was clean and cozy
very comfortable clean and warm
the place is clean comfortable and very stylish
lovely super clean and nicely decorated bathroom nothing was too much trouble
fantastic hosts and beautiful home
great hosts i can recommend
sue is an excellent host
best hosts i've ever had
thank you for hosting us
location is good in a quiet street close to the station
great location- very close to watford junction
excellent location where shuttle bus stop to harry potter studios was just in mins walk
only a few minutes walk to watford junction station would recommend to anyone
the location was fantastic you’re 5 min away from watford junction
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10. Lovely double bedroom with loads of light

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 light
Watford, United Kingdom
82 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
her room is just as described nice extremely well appointed and our brief stay was quite comfortable
the room was a little chilly at the beginning but then she kindly turned the heater on
the bedroom was comfortable
the house is nice and there aren't any issues with working downstairs on the living room table
it was clean and tidy
clean and tidy room and house
room was clean bright and comfortable
very nice clean house and room
vvv clean and tidy big room would stay again
jan was a wonderful host
jan was very welcoming and helpful host
jan is a great host
great host and a lovely space
great host - made us feel very welcome in her home
location is great for central watford
good location for train to london and wb tour
really nice place easy bus route to watford junction
the house is very well located and surprisingly quiet at night
the bedroom and bed are big and an easy walk to the city center
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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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