As the world’s cultural capital, London is packed with historical landmarks, iconic structures, and hip shopping districts. From checking out local attractions on the West End to admiring Victorian architecture in Central London, there is so much to see in the UK capital.
Unfortunately, staying at a hotel is anything but affordable in London so if you want to save more $$$, booking an Airbnb rental is your best bet! Booking via Airbnb is not only affordable, it’s also the best way to experience any city like a local, allowing for a truly immersive experience unlike any other. Here are some of the best Airbnb rentals you can find in London:
Central London Rental
Located in Central London, this Airbnb rental is close to some of the city’s most iconic attractions including the National Gallery and the British Museum. If you’re planning to do a lot of shopping, this flat is also a short walking distance from cool boutique stores!
The 1-bedroom rental is tastefully furnished with artsy, colorful decors. It has a large living room, 2 bathrooms, a dining room/reading nook, and a full-sized kitchen. The dwelling is perfect for couples who want to live it up in London! Book this gorgeous Airbnb rental for only 79 bucks a night here.
Greater London Home
This fabulous dwelling is centrally located in one of the most vibrant districts in the city. The property sits in a traditional English building with a quiet south-facing garden. The home is situated in a quiet yet easy to find neighborhood, just a few minutes away from the Oval Tube Station.
This London dwelling can accommodate up to 2 guests. It comes with a lovely living room that faces the garden, a sizable kitchen and dining room, a private bath as well a bedroom with a view. At 50 bucks a night, this rental is a steal. Interested? Check out the full listing here.
City of London Flat
Situated in the historic City of London, this modern flat is close to the best shopping hubs in the city. If you’re planning to do lots of exploring on foot, you’ll find that this dwelling is just a stone’s throw away from Liverpool Street, Columbia road bars and pubs, Ezra street market stalls, and Boxpark.
The tastefully furnished flat comes with a sizable bedroom with a nice view of the city, a bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen and a relaxing living room. Book this City of London flat for only $130 a night! Check out the listing here.
East London Apartment
If you’re planning to check out the local art scene, this is the perfect place to stay. Situated in the heart of East London, this vintage flat will take you back to the roaring 20s! The flat is situated in Spitalfields, which is known for its 1920s apartment block. The apartment is just a few minutes away from the City of London, Liverpool Street, and Shoreditch.
As you can see from the listing, the home is styled like your typical 1920s English apartment. The flat offers a sizable living room, a modest dining room, and kitchen, as well as an expansive bedroom (+ extra bed) with a view. Check out the full listing here for more details.
Modern London Flat
This sleek, contemporary flat is located in a residential neighborhood in the west of the city center. It’s just a few minutes away from local restos, pubs, and coffee shops. Planning to do lots of shopping? This flat is also conveniently located close to the new Westfield Shopping Centre and Kensington Olympia.
The dwelling features a stunning white and gray color scheme. It’s furnished with contemporary pieces of furniture and decors. The flat offers a massive living room with a desk by the window in case you need to get work done, a kitchen, bathroom, and a cozy bedroom. Book this stylish crib for only $159 a night here.
If you’re traveling alone or with your SO and you need a small room that sits in the middle of East and Central London, this one is for you! The apartment is centrally located, it’s a few minutes away from Liverpool Street, Shoreditch and Old Street. Although centrally located, the neighborhood is quiet. If you want to do a lot of shopping or you’d like to explore London’s food scene, this is a great place to stay!
The room is cozy, it’s furnished with vibrant artworks and kitschy decors. It has a comfy living room, a separate bedroom, a kitchenette and a shared bathroom. At 40 bucks a night, you cannot find a better deal in London where accommodations are expensive! Check out the full listing here.
Southwest London Dwelling
If you want to stay in suburban east London and you don’t mind taking the scenic route, this is the perfect small apartment for you! Located in Fulham, this stylish dwelling sits in a quiet neighborhood for utmost privacy but it is close to local shops, restos, and pubs! The dwelling is 5 minutes away from the Fulham Broadway and West Brompton stations.
The flat has a gorgeous living room, a full kitchen + dining room, a sizable bedroom, full bathroom, and get this, a private outdoor garden. The outdoor garden has a seating area, a fire pit, and dryer. You can score this dwelling for only $137 a night via Airbnb Plus. Check out the listing here.
One of the hottest districts in London is Notting Hill partly because it was featured in a blockbuster movie. And if you want to stay in Notting Hill, check out this property! It’s a 1-bedroom flat that sits in a charming neighborhood bustling with activity.
Since the flat is centrally located, every attraction can be explored on foot. Also, the apartment is just minutes away from the Notting Hill Gate tube stop. If you want to shop for antiques and souvenirs, this listing is perfect for you! The apartment offers a modest living room, a full kitchen + dining room, a massive bathroom, and a separate bedroom with a seating area. For more info, check out the full listing here.
Traveling with the family? This Waterloo flat could accommodate up to 4 guests. It’s located in a contemporary building in the heart of London! The building, along with the small apartment, is newly built and comes with all the modern amenities you can expect from a high-end hotel. It’s a great place to stay if you’re in town for a few days.
The apartment offers 2 bedrooms, an expansive living room and dining room, a full kitchen, and bathroom furnished with chic decors and pieces of furniture. It’s pricier than some rentals at $238 a night but the dwelling is centrally located, roomy and oh so stylish. Check out the full listing here for more details.
The last listing on our list is a posh Penthouse room close to Big Ben, an iconic landmark in London! This stunning dwelling features luxurious furnishings and ultra-modern amenities. The property is located in a friendly, eclectic Vauxhall neighborhood and every attraction is accessible on foot or by car!
This ultra-luxe dwelling can accommodate up to 2 guests. It comes with a massive bedroom, a stylish living room, a full kitchen, dining room, a common space and a bathroom. All rooms feature floor to ceiling windows to give you an unparalleled view of the London cityscapes. The apartment is only available for reservation via Airbnb Plus! Click here to check out the full listing.