Coming to the capital? Hotels and hostels can be great, but they’re not the only options. Check out our selection of the best Airbnbs North London has to offer.
Comfy artist’s home
This comfy artist’s home offers guests a sofa bed to sleep on in a private room in Tessa’s apartment – but hear us out. As sofa beds go, this one is fairly plush. As for the room, it boasts all the quirky splendour anybody would expect of 221b Baker Street, fireplace and all. Putting guests within a 10-minute walk of the famous Camden Market and Camden Town tube station, this affordable lodging is a fine place to stay in London.
Hosted by Tessa, £59 per night
London Victorian house ideal for families
Travelling in a big group? This London Victorian house is the place for you. Five bedrooms offer space for a whopping 16 guests: two bedrooms have one double bed and two sofa beds, two bedrooms have one double bed each and the final room has one double bed and one sofa bed, while the living room also has a sofa bed. Finchley Road & Frognal Overground station is just a two-minute walk from the house, while Finchley Road tube station is also less than five minutes away.
Hosted by Hua & Joel, £257 per night
Beautiful one-bed in Hampstead Heath Village
Stay in the heart of Hampstead, one of London’s most prestigious areas and the home of celebrities including James Corden, Judi Dench and Ricky Gervais. This beautiful flat in Hampstead Heath Village offers one bedroom with a double bed, plus one sofa bed in the living room, adding up to sleeping space for four. Just a three-minute walk from the famous Hampstead Heath and close to Hampstead tube station, there is plenty of opportunity to explore.
Hosted by Faye, £73 per night
Spacious & lovely one-bedroom in Angel
Despite being just a few moments away from Upper Street’s hustle and bustle, this Angel flat can be found on a quiet North London street – so don’t worry about being kept awake by noisy traffic. One bedroom with a double bed plus a sofa bed in the living room means space for four guests at this place, just over five minutes’ walk from Angel tube station.
Hosted by Sienna, £105 per night
St Pancras clock tower guest suite
Situated in the clock tower of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s gothic St Pancras Chambers, St Pancras clock tower guest suite is one of the most unique places to stay in London. There is one bedroom with one double bed and two floor mattresses in the living room, so there’s space for four guests. Take a look out the window at the wonderful views of St Pancras, or just enjoy the exposed brickwork and wooden beams that characterise the interior of the property. Right next to King’s Cross St. Pancras tube and train station, this place is ideal for travel around the city, country and continent.
Hosted by Peter, £186 per night
NW3 – Two double bedrooms with off-street parking
While celebrities have long flocked to Hampstead, Belsize Park is now nearly just as popular. Actress Cameron Diaz and footballer Mesut Ozil are just two famous faces to have moved into the area in recent years. This pet-friendly flat in the lovely NW3 postcode offers two double bedrooms, each with a double bed, and is great for two couples or a family with small kids. There are children’s books and toys and a high chair here too. Belsize Park tube station is just a five-minute walk north, while to the south is Primrose Hill, which boasts incredible panoramic views across London.
Hosted by Sarah, £129 per night