Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In York, England - Updated 2021

airbnb York, Uk
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York is a beautiful city that still has its old city walls standing. Its winding streets provide it with a character that transports visitors back to its early days. York Minster, the city’s 13th-century gothic cathedral, is a sight to behold. It is a popular place to take walks along the river and then enjoy the variety of restaurants and cafes the city has to offer. There are also many beautiful day trips throughout Yorkshire that are sure to appeal to visitors. If you are planning a trip to York, take a look at this compilation of excellent Airbnb vacation rentals in the area. You are sure to find one that suits your needs!

1. Characterful apartment in the city center (from USD 170)

A place brimming with charm and character, this one-bedroom apartment in York’s center is perfect for up to four guests. It’s a family-friendly flat offering a queen bed and a travel cot for the little one. The vintage-inspired living area is the perfect spot to relax after a day of sightseeing. A small but equipped kitchen is all yours to enjoy too! To complete your luxurious experience here, take an evening soak in the tub in the bedroom!

The Chamber Apartment
121 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was exactly like described and the photos and very well equipped
an absolutely magical & special apartment it felt like such a treat to stay
- the mattress in the four poster bed was super comfy
we loved the bath and the four poster bed as well as having our own small private courtyard
the kitchen in particular was impressive as well - it's a small space but has everything you need
Cleanliness:
communication was a breeze and the apartment was clean and in order
the rooms are well decorated and clean
Host:
staff were extremely kind and helpful
also the staff that checked us in were very helpful in hauling what few bags we had
awesome place one of a kind
- the staff at the shop downstairs where you check-in are super friendly and helpful
Location:
with perfect location in the middle of town
amazing location just like stepping out of time close to everything
the apartment is located at city centre close to york minster and there are many interesting shops around
excellent location we’ll definitely be back
fantastic location nice quirky place right off the main street of the old town near the minster
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2. Quiet and cozy room in the city center (from USD 39)

Welcome to a comfortable, quiet room five minutes from York city center. Just a ten-minute walk from the train station, and even less time from York’s other main sights, this is an excellent place to call home for your time here. Directly from your room, you will even have nice views of the old city wall. The neighborhood itself is nice and quiet, making for a good night’s sleep. The garden at the back of the property is great for relaxing, especially when the weather is nice. If you would like to use the kitchen or the washing machine, the hosts just ask that you get permission first, but these features are available to guests. The room itself has a nice double bed with plenty of storage space. The internet is fast so you won’t have any trouble researching or getting in touch with people back home. If you are traveling by car, there is street parking on site. Just let the hosts know ahead of time and they can ensure that you will have a permit when you arrive!

LoveYork ✯ Vincent Room ✯ City Centre
898 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very clean and very kind of jelly let the room with electric kettle some tea and coffee facilities
the room was amazing
the vincent room is artistically arranged with van gogh inspirations
little extra thoughtful touches such as the flask of filtered water in my room
the beautifully decorated themed room with its magnificent double aspect each large window looking onto the fantastic city walls
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfy
the room is stylish clean and cozy
room was beautiful clean and spacious for our family (2 adults and 2 kids)
the room is clean and comfortable with all facilities cannot suggest more
the room is very comfy and clean
Host:
he is such a wonderful host and takes good care of his visitors
host helpful and offers a warm welcome
a top top host who couldn’t do more for you
jelle was an incredibly gracious host
jelle the host is very nice and helpful whenever u have problem
Location:
great location not too far from the york station
good location and within walking distance to most places of interest
great location and very organized
perfect location easily within walking distance very nice place
great location close to old town yet residential
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3. Stylish city loft with great views (from USD 64)

This stylish loft is bright and spacious, offering great views of the city from the top floor of the house. It is located in a fashionable neighborhood that gives guests access to plenty of great shops and restaurants. The train station and most tourist sites are also easily within walking distance. The double room is comfortable and provided with fresh sheets. Towels are also available. Access to the kitchen is unavailable, but coffee and tea making facilities will be made available for guests. There is a bus stop conveniently located right outside the house.

Room @ the Top. Ensuite with Minster view.
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
744 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the room are quite nice
the upstairs suite had all of the amenities we needed and we were very comfortable
the room has great views over york and you have your own private bathroom
great room at the top of the house with beautiful views over the city and a modern en-suite bathroom
the room was tastefully furnished with interesting art and prints and was very cozy
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and homely
very clean convenient and comfortable
the room was very clean and well decorated
fantastic place lovely bedroom with a clean en suit
it was a very nice place clean and quiet with the windows closed
Host:
thank you for hosting us :)
julia is a lovely host and made us feel very welcome
nice apartment friendly host & good location
we had a fantastic stay and she was very helpful
julia is a friendly and kindly host
Location:
very nice location with everything within walking distance of historical york
great location with lots of nearby restaurants around
great location which is within walkable distance to the centre
location is also great - not too far from downtown but in its own nice little neighborhood
easy walk to city centre
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4. Central York private bedroom (from USD 62)

This nice bedroom is located in a renovated attic studio. The double bed is comfortable, and the ensuite bathroom with a shower is very convenient. The room comes with all the kitchen essentials in a simple set up. There is a cooker, a fridge, and a sink. Tea and coffee will be provided here as well. The internet speed is fast and there’s a TV linked to on-demand programs available (there is no live TV coverage, though). Access to the apartment is shared with a coffee shop on the ground floor. Guests will need to be able to climb up the stairs to the third floor. But it’s all worth the climb!

Central York Private Bedroom, Bathroom and Kitchen
York, United Kingdom
603 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room had really good amenities
- lovely kitchen area with great amenities
the cafe does a good breakfast and amazing coffee too
the room was perfect with a decent view an amazing kitchen and an equally amazing bathroom
nice touch with netflix on tv and a small light up mirror
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
great communication and the apartment was lovely and clean
immaculately clean and fantastic location
very clean and the kitchen was handy
place was very clean
Host:
the host is very kindly
the host is a nice person always answering my questions patiently and quickly
cleide was a friendly and helpful host
graham and cleide were great hosts who were very accommodating
cleide is a wonderful host
Location:
good location for the apartment which is near to the train station and many major attractions
good central location with an onsite cafe for breakfast
the location was great so close to downtown and walking distance to the major sites
a great central location in york
a great location to explore york
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5. Self-contained suite in York (from USD 55)

Here is a place where you can come and go as you please. The spacious double bedroom has a private bathroom and all the necessities for a comfortable stay in York. Towels and a hairdryer are provided. A fridge and microwave, along with coffee and tea making facilities, are also available in the room. Light breakfasts will be given as well. The Wi-Fi makes it easy to get any work done, and the TV helps you to relax. The area itself is outside of the city center, situated near the river. There are frequent buses running into the city center, or if you prefer to walk, it takes about 25 minutes to reach it. For those traveling by car, there is free parking available.

Self Contained Suite, York
Fulford, York, England, United Kingdom
445 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great room with fantastic amenities
there are great amenities like soaps breakfast space and storage
the pictures are very accurate and nice size rooms
fluffy towels simple breakfast and nice kitchen view
great value with breakfast included
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable self contained annex
very clean private space
everything was very clean and very comfortable
very clean and martha was very accommodating
the place was very clean and well kept
Host:
my hosts were excellent in providing info and giving me privacy
martha was a great host
martha is the perfect host
martha was pleasant and helpful
wonderful place very accommodating and nice host
Location:
good location near to york
good walk to town and easy bus system
close to the university and nice walk by the river into town
good location to walk into the centre through a lovely park
located 25 min by walk to york centre was a good starting point
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6. Private bedroom in central York (from USD 78)

This nice studio room has everything you need for a comfortable stay. The only guest on the entire floor is you, so the space will feel very much like your own. The double bed is comfortable, and the ensuite bathroom has a shower and toilet. Coffee and tea supplies are provided. Due to the central location of the room, you may have to face some street noise, especially on the weekends. But the location is ideal as it is very central and convenient. All the major sights are close by, as is plenty of public transportation options. There is no parking available here.

Central York - Private Bedroom, Bathroom, Toilet
York, England, United Kingdom
575 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even a fan which was much appreciated
there is everything you need like a tea and coffee tray with biscuits an iron and hairdryer
we also enjoyed the fan to add a little white noise
the coffee shop downstairs is a bonus for lovely fresh breakfast and espresso
the room is in an excellent location above a lovely coffee shop that serves delicious coffee and food
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and cozy
everything was sparkling clean and in order
the room is clean and confortable
place was clean and convenient
the space was super clean and well appointed
Host:
host was super friendly
highly recommend this amazing host
the hosts were very friendly and helpful
the hosts are amazing communicators and very kind to any questions
cleide is the kindness host with nice suggestion
Location:
great location walking distance to everywhere
great location in a great city
a great location for those visiting york
the location is great only 10-15 mins walk from the train station
the property is located in a great location perfectly placed for a visit in central york
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7. Large room with garden view, close to city center (from USD 33)

This nice, large room overlooks a private garden, giving guests a nice, peaceful place to stay. The area the house is located in is quiet, about twenty minutes from the city center on foot. There is a bus stop close by and it will only take you five minutes to arrive at the city center. The room has a kettle and a fridge, along with a variety of drinks, cereal, and fruit for breakfast. There is also a sofa to relax on. Free parking is available for those who are coming by car.

Large room with garden view, close to City centre
York, United Kingdom
316 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touches including a breakfast tray in my room
great to have breakfast included and a sofa in the room made it a good space to relax
hannah is very generous in what she offers in amenities and facilities
great sized double room very true to photos
my room was prettily decorated and spacious with a comfortable bed and couch
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice room
tidy and clean spacious safe street parking
the house was quirky but was clean and tidy
welcoming clean and convenient - have stayed here many times
the room was spacious and clean
Host:
lovely hosts and fab accommodation
the hosts are very welcoming
nice host and great value
lovely place great host would recommend
really nice host best one i ever met in england very thoughtful and kind
Location:
good location and good value
a nice place not too far away from york station
great location between where my cousin was getting married and the train station - all very walkable
good facilities and location
awesome place great location & great hosting
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8. Attic bed in Victorian townhouse

This comfy bed is located in the attic of a Victorian townhouse. The room has been refurbished and turned into a little haven of comfort. The double bed is nice and cozy. There is a dining table with seats for two and an equipped kitchen with a washing machine. The main house is private, though guests will have to enter their quarters through the main house. It is a great place for a couple to stay! Close by, guests will find the train station and the old city walls. Also, just a short walk away are the Knavesmire racecourse, Rowntrees Park and the river Ouse. Hosts are always eager to share more about their lovely city!

Attic Bedsit in Victorian Townhouse
York, United Kingdom
193 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fresh flowers complementary shower/shampoo and tea/coffee supplies were greatly appreciated
we had a restful stay- bed was super comfy
a very well stocked kitchen with all the necessary pots and pans
the room was well heated and very clean
there is everything you need to feel comfortable and to take care of yourself
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and tidy
beautifully decorated clean and peaceful attic room
the place was clean quiet and had everything we could want
the room and the bathroom are clean and well-equipped
it's a very convenient and clean little attic
Host:
john was a great host
the hosts are lovely and very helpful
john was very nice and a great host
john was also an excellent and helpful host thanks again
john is a very friendly host and response my message very fast
Location:
perfect location for us
the location was great - close to train station and city walls
the place is centrally located and a great deal
the location is fabulous and is a short walk into town
lovely attic apartment so close to the station and a short walk to the centre of york
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9. Cool contemporary room in central York

This room has been newly refurbished and offers a nice location, just a few minutes from the main train station. The area is full of restaurants, bars, and clubs. York’s main sights are also just a few minutes walking from this prime room. The room itself is located on the first floor a house that was once an Italian ice cream factory! The layout is as unique as the history of the house. The bathroom and living room are shared, but available to guests. Wi-Fi is speedy and unlimited. Guests are sure to enjoy a stay in this contemporary home.

Cool Contemporary Room Central York
York, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
388 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a very stylish renovation of a former ice cream factory and is extremely comfortable
we asked ahead of time if the wifi was strong and were told it was
the room was very large with a comfortable bed and adequate space
a nice room and it’s next to the bathroom
mike’s room was even better than in the pictures
Cleanliness:
clean and sweet room
very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and comfy
although our private areas were fairly clean more common areas weren’t as clean
very stylish really nice clean room and bathroom
Host:
mike was a lovely host
the host is so nice
mike is a wonderful host as well
mike was really welcoming & helpful
mike is a great host and very responsive
Location:
nice location - very central
great location and cool flat
excellent central location but very quiet
really interesting building and a great location close to the town centre
it’s location is perfect within walking distance of everything you’ll need including the train station
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10. Single room a short walk from the city along the river

Here is a small room in a nice family home available to rent. It is not in York city center, but only ten minutes away on foot. The walk to the city center is nice as it is right along the river. There are many other nice walks in the area along the river, too. The room itself is pretty and comfortable. The bathroom in the home is shared with the hosts. Using the kitchen is okay when needed for breakfast or tea, otherwise, access to the kitchen is not permitted. There is a nice small garden where guests can sit and eat breakfast in warm weather. Hosts are eager to ensure guests have a pleasant stay and are thus available to help with any questions or concerns.

Single room a short walk from city along the river
122 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

11. Charming townhouse near the center

Just fifteen minutes from the center of York on foot, this townhouse offers the quietness of the countryside paired with the convenience of the city. Guests are offered a large double room and a private living room with sofas and a TV. The kitchen is well equipped and available for guests to use. Light breakfast is often provided here for guests to help themselves. The spacious bathroom is the only other space that will be shared with hosts. Guests are always welcome to relax in the garden as well. If parking is needed, inform the hosts in advance so they can acquire necessary permits for your stay.

King Size Bedroom in a Charming Townhouse.
York, England, United Kingdom
232 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

The best of York

York is a beautiful city, full of history and beautiful buildings. It is a fun place to wander through and explore. So if you are looking for a place to stay for your next visit there, be sure to take a look at these nice Airbnb vacation rentals. Let us know which one you chose in the comments section!

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