Best AirBnB in London – Our Top Picks

London is an amazing city with many wonderful characteristics, but being cheap ain’t one of them. So if you’re thinking of spending a few nights in the Big Smoke, you should definitely give Airbnb a look – chances are it’ll be a damn sight cheaper than a hotel or B&B, especially if you’re going with a big group. 

Whee should I stay in London AirBnB?

Whether you want to stay by the theatres and attractions of the West End, or out in the flourishing hipsterland that is the East End, we’ve rounded up the best of the best Airbnbs in London for you to take a butcher’s hook at (that’s Cockney rhyming slang for ’look‘, btw).

What are the best AirBnB in London?

1. Amazing Docklands House On The River

Docklands House On The River

The River Thames flows on two sides of Mikail’s Docklands house on the river. Up to nine guests can rent four double rooms and one single room in this spacious family-friendly house. Guests can enjoy spectacular views across the river from the large lounge, kitchen and dining room. The property also has a private drive and is just two minutes from Island Gardens station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

  • Location: London, UK
  • Airbnb Plus: No
  • Superhost: No
  • Price: from £335 per night

2. Notting Hill 2 Bed + Roof Terrace

Notting Hill 2 Bed + Roof Terrace

This gorgeous flat boasts some beautiful interiors, inspired by the owners’ travels. It’s a short walk away from the famous Portobello Road Market, and Latimer Road tube station.

But let’s talk about that roof terrace. There’s no railing around it due to planning laws so it’s probably a little bit terrifying, but it’s a good place to have a nosey at beautiful Notting Hill gardens and bask in the British sunshine, if and when it appears.

This flat sleeps four people and will cost you at least £80 a night. But it has a roof terrace, though!

  • Location: Notting Hill, London, UK
  • Airbnb Plus: No
  • Superhost: No
  • Price: from £158 per night

3. Chelsea Cozy Room With Private Bathroom

Chelsea London Room

 super cool flat in a Victorian/Scandinavian style, minimalist but warm vibe, ideally located in Chelsea. Just minutes away from best restaurants, boutiques & museums of London. Enjoy the comfort of a large lounge/dining room for dinner, movies or reading.

 modern and cosy room available for ‘1 guest only’ with own private bathroom. The room has full length mirrors, built-in wardrobes, hair dryer and plenty of power sockets with USB connections. The bed has down duvet and pillows to ensure the best comfort for you.

The bathroom, has a small basin, shower and toilet, so you are totally self contained and private. Towels and most toiletries are supplied to reduce your luggage packing challenges.

The flat is Victorian age with Scandinavian décor, tasteful, comfortable with tall ceilings and located on 3rd floor (no lift). *You would be sharing the apartment with me and rooms are located at opposite ends, so maximum privacy for you.

  • Location: Chelsea, London, UK
  • Airbnb Plus: No
  • Superhost: Yes
  • Price: from £60 per night

4. Upscale Mayfair Apartment with Park View

Mayfair Green Park

pen the blinds to reveal stunning views of the leafy park that is adjacent to Buckingham Palace. This sophisticated flat is in one of the city’s most sought-after postcodes, with stylish furnishings and artwork throughout.

Get the most out of your next London trip with a stay in the glamorous surroundings of Mayfair. With London’s finest buildings, largest concentration of luxury hotels, Michelin restaurants, bars, shopping, open spaces all nestled together in a beautiful village setting.

There is one double and one twin bedrooms in the house. Both bedrooms are spacious with colourful homely touches. There is also plenty of storage space for guests to store all their belongings.

  • Location: Mayfair, London, UK
  • Airbnb Plus: No
  • Superhost: No
  • Minimum Stay: 4 nights
  • Overall Rating: 4.87*
  • Price: from £302 per night

5. Private Oasis in Islington

Private Oasis Islington

A safe, private space with its own en-suite bath/shower room, and fridge, microwave and drinks maker, and a strict, anti-COVID-19 cleaning regime. Stretch in the morning on your own, secluded terrace with a cup of Tassimo coffee or tea. Then head for your split level bathroom to soak away your cares in the bathtub, or wake up with a hot shower!

Do ask for anything you need to make your stay as comfortable as it can be. This stylish room is within a converted dairy, built in 1890 with a listed exterior and just moments away from delicious cafes and cool restaurants providing take aways near Islington.

  • Location: Islington, London, UK
  • Airbnb Plus: No
  • Superhost: Yes
  • Minimum Stay: 2 Nights
  • Price: from £45 per night

Final Words

Ready to start traveling in London and beyond? Airbnb is one of the most convenient ways to find holiday accommodation in the UK on any budget. Save £25 on your first booking from Airbnb using this link. I hope you’ve enjoyed this article and now feel inspired to start Airbnb-ing around the UK!

What was the most unique Airbnb you’ve ever stayed in? Let us know in the comments section!