Located north of the Thames in South West London, Chelsea stands tall and proud as an affluent neighborhood. This area has a long riverfront that stretches from Chelsea Harbor to Chelsea Bridge. Known for its art scene, bars, highly rated restaurants, and designer stores, it’s a melting pot of people from different fields of expertise. Although it’s on the pricier side, this location is diverse when it comes to places of interest and things to do, making it a fascinating place to visit for tourists from all over the world. If you are planning to visit Chelsea any time soon, a place on the water is the best accommodation to book. Check out our list of the best Airbnb houseboats near Chelsea, London, for some of the best accommodations and superb amenities to enjoy during your visit.
Everything you need in a vacation accommodation is right here! This houseboat is perfect for couples or solo travelers. There’s one bedroom as well as a bathroom with a shower. Its rustic appearance makes this boat the perfect venue to experience a vacation like no other. This accommodation has nature all around it, which makes the place serene and tranquil. The good news is that you get the best of both worlds when staying here. Nearby are some great restaurants, cafes, bars, and shopping destinations to bring you a different kind of excitement. Central heating provides warmth to everyone, especially during chilly nights.
Cosy HouseBoat for Leisure on London Regents CanalLondon, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsa really nice alternetive to a roomvery clean and cosythe boat house is clean and well equipped with many thoughtful detailsi have just had a great experience on ana's boat the boat was warm clean and nicely decorated
Host:anna is an awesome hostanna was very helpful and accommodating with fast responsesanna is a lovely host very welcoming and responsive when we had questionsshe was very welcoming and kindly showed me the boat and gave me many helpful suggestionsanna was a very sweet and gracious hostRead more reviewsanna's boat is a cute place to stay in a great locationcozy house boat in a great location to easily access central london as well as many hip placesi suggest this location for everyone who would like to prove new and romantic experince in londonabsolutely great stay at a total different location than usualvery cozy and beautiful location but got a bit cold inside
This houseboat is amazing. It has two living rooms, the first one made of wood and earth colors. The second living room serves as another sleeping space with a sofa bed ready to be spread out, so two of your companions can sleep here. Adjacent to this is the dining area and the fully stocked kitchen. The main bedroom sleeps three guests and gives you access to an outdoor deck where everyone can share a bottle of wine with some cheese. Two bathrooms are beautifully designed for form and function. Off the boat are a hammock and a barbecue area which you can use freely.
Live the Dream on Secluded Houseboat on Private MooringLondon, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswell designed attractive interior comfy bedswe have even been provided with some breakfast food and some goodies like coke and coffeesome kwirky points such as the chemical toilet but all part of the adventurethe galatée is clean cosy dry relaxing and convenient place to stay while in london
Host:lovely neighbors and hostssarah and simon are really kind peoplethe boat is the hosts' home and is beautifully decorated and organisedvery kind & helpful hoststhe hosts were also really friendly and very helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location too it’s close to everythingthe location is safe and conveniently close to kings cross stationnice and spacious; very tranquil location; great transport links nearbywe really enjoyed our stay in this peaceful locationgreat location and boat for those that want something a little different
This houseboat has everything a group of ten needs in a vacation spot. First of all, it has a lot of space. The length of the top floor alone reaches 60 feet (18 meters). It is divided into several areas like a kitchen, a dining area, and a living room. Aside from these, the ground floor even has office space for those who need to get some work done. It is also equipped with two single sofa beds where two of your companions can sleep. The lower floor contains the main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, and three other bedrooms and a bathroom are located here. The boathouse has several decks where you can lounge and relax.
Tower Bridge 5* Houseboat: London's best viewGreater London, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe views are superb as are the facilities on boardthe harpy was well equipped with a good kitchen fast internet sonos and skytvthe harpy was amazing clean comfortable with all the amenities that you would ever want or needthe cabins were very comfortable the living room area and kitchen were unmatchedwe came and left with clean clothes a nice change from most tripsandrew is a consummate host and the harpy itself is magnificent — clean spacious and perfectly appointed
Host:let me be more specific:* the host has clearly taken this on as his passionmost of all andrew our wonderful host will be remembered for years to comeandrew is a consummate host ensuring everything was absolutely perfect throughout our stayandrew was an outstanding host from start to finish and made sure we had everything we neededandrew is a very good hostRead more reviewsrelaxing accommodation close to everythingrestaurants and groceries nearby easy walk to the metrowhile within walking distance to whatever you could want the area was secure and quiet at nightthe location is amazing and really has a wow factorso this is an amazing place located at an amazing location with amazing views and an amazing host
Stay in this lovely abode located on the sixth floor of an apartment building that can comfortably sleep two people. Perfect for couples, this modern and cozy studio is fully equipped and boasts a cozy double bed and a clean bathroom with a bathtub for those who just want to soak their worries away after a long day out and about. This apartment sits in a charming and quiet village in Chelsea and is just a short walk away from Kings Road and Old Brompton Road. Other nearby points of attraction include the famous Hyde Park for those who like long morning walks. There is also the Duke of York Square where the finest farmer’s markets are found which are open every Saturday. Getting around is quite easy since there are buses that pass by the building daily.
Chelsea&South Kensington Studio ApartmentLondon, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsgood small apartment great kitchen and good bathroombathroom was a great sizevery clean and shipshapethe flat was very clean and exactly as describedeverything was super cleanclean bright and everything you needapartment is clean and had everything we needed
Host:the host was very friendlythe host was very responsive and helpfulour hosts were super easy to communicate with and always answered our questions promptlyleyla was friendly and quick to reply to any questionsi’m sure it’s nothing the hosts can help as it’s clearly others smoking in buildingRead more reviewsthe location is amazingthe location is really wonderfulgreat location in a nice neighbourhood very close to south kensington stationvery close to main train station which made getting around very easygreat location to trains restaurants & shopping
Enjoy the best that Chelsea has to offer from a quiet neighborhood, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Have a pleasant stay in this lovely and radiant studio flat, located on the sixth floor of an apartment building The building has four elevators for guests to easily leave and enter the premises. The flat is fully furnished and boasts a relaxed interior with quirky decor. There is a double bed with a memory foam mattress and high-quality linens. There is also a tub in the bathroom with provided towels and toiletries during your stay. This property is near the underground station at South Kensington and Sloane Square for those who plan to explore London like a boss. This 16 sqm (172 sqft) property is great for couples who wish to be near the local hotspots in Chelsea. Essentials establishments like a coffee shop, supermarket, restaurants, and parks are all closeby.
South Kensington & Chelsea Studio ApartmentLondon, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe bed was comfortable and all amenities included were perfectreally appreciated the fan during a hot weekendthe room is not properly ventilated and lacks fresh airapartment was stylish comfortable and had all amenities requiredthe room had all the amenities we needed and was sparkling cleanvery clean and comfyit was very clean and cozysuper clean and nice and quietit was very clean and quite spacious and at perfect locationapartment was clean and had great amenities
Host:lovely building and reception stafffor the luggage) and is very kindlisa was an excellent host with very quick courteous responses and helpful tips + instructionslisa is ultra efficient and friendly in communications and ready to help with answers to any specific questionsinformation from the hosts was helpful timely and accurateRead more reviewsthe location is amazinggreat location for traveling around central londonso impressed with this locationoverall great location in londongood location and helpful guidelines
Warm and cozy, this houseboat comfortably fits two guests, making it the perfect getaway for couples and solo travelers. It is situated in a quiet part of London, right on the waters of Grand Union Canal. The Dutch barge features an industrial-looking exterior with its solid steel frame. However, once you step inside, a different world awaits. The interior of the boat is filled with character and old-world charm that makes it a soothing place to stay. It has a warm bedroom and a bathroom replete with a bathtub. The commonplaces of the boat include a kitchen, living, and dining areas.
Cosy Dutch House Boat Close to LondonUxbridge, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe heaters worked awesome the small pub down the river had great foodthe bed was extremely comfortable and a good size for 2 adultsthe living space is so homey and comfortable and cute and there was definitely enough space to relaxthis is a houseboat so the space is small but very comfortablethe bed was quite comfortable as wellclean and well equippedspace was very clean and cozyvery clean and well maintained boat housevery clean and quiet get awayit’s very clean and cozy
Host:lovely hostsfriendly and very helpful hostsa wonderful boat with lovely hostsamazing hosts that are very attentivenice barge with nice hostRead more reviewseasy walk to the bus stationbus into town is easypubs and shops a short walk away but ideal and tranquil locationif you want to just relax get away from the “busy” of life this place is idealslept like logs the local bus is frequent and takes you to uxbridge station
This beautiful houseboat is the perfect vacation spot for those who want to explore what London has to offer. Centrally located in the heart of the city, this vacation spot can accommodate up to five guests. It has two comfortable and spacious bedrooms and a well-designed bathroom with a rain shower. The living area is spacious enough for everyone to come together and exchange stories about themselves. A fully stocked kitchen has everything you need to prepare simple but tasty meals for the whole family. The boat has dependable air-conditioning units that cool the whole place. Some of the iconic tourist destinations are nearby.
Reconnect with MotherNature in the heart of LondonGreater London, England, United Kingdom
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Host:franckie is a friendly hostfrankie is cool relax friendly and can give you good advices
This houseboat is like a small apartment that can fit two guests. It features a lounge right on the boat’s deck, an area that is specially made for dining and wining. There is a bathroom replete with subway tiles that add to its appeal. The bedroom may be small but it has a comfortable king bed that ensures a deep and restful sleep for you and your partner. Spend some time in the sitting lounge where you two can share stories while having a cup of coffee. It has a dependable fireplace that keeps you and your partner warm through cold and chilly nights.
London River HouseboatGreater London, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthe boat is clean spacious and well-keptrare toilette like a plane one but shine and clean
Host:anna is a very helpful and attentive hostshe was a kind and supportive host and we enjoyed our stay very muchanna was so kind and helpful would absolutely return had a wonderful weekendthe houseboat was lovely and definitely a unique experience anna is a great host and very responsive :)Read more reviewsit is moored in mile end park a charming location minutes from tube stationgreat location cosy boat for loverssuch a cute and cosy place to stay absolutely loved it will be staying again and recommending to friendsalso a great indoor swimming pool about 10 mins walk awaya really good and cozy place to stay
This houseboat is right on a scenic lagoon that feeds water from the Thames. The boat can sleep four visitors and has one bedroom and a bathroom. Rarely can you find a piano in a houseboat, but this accommodation has one in the living room which you’re free to use for your entertainment. On the opposite side of the piano is a sofa bed that can accommodate two. The kitchen is equipped with the latest cooking appliances that you will need to prepare your meals. For added comfort, the boat is fully air-conditioned. It also has dependable Wi-Fi connectivity and free parking.
Idyllic Houseboat on Private Island, Hampton CourtTaggs Island, Hampton, London, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsit was spotlessly clean and a beautiful oasis of calm after a busy day at hampton court
Host:gillian and lac were very responsive when i asked questionsproperty is wonderful as are the ownersgillian and lac were great communicators and super friendly hostsgillian and lac were so friendly and accommodatingRead more reviewsbeautiful spot with great walks near bywe would recommend a visit to hampton court palace walking distance from the house boatonly 10 minutes walk from hampton court with its charming high streetbushy park was a few minutes from the island and a great place for walkingcheck this houseboat out as a comfortable option close to london
Set right on the calm waters of the Thames River, this beautiful home can accommodate six guests. It is situated near popular tourist destinations like Windsor Castle and Legoland. The surrounding area is very peaceful which makes it perfect for guests looking for a restful vacation. Modern interiors dominate the design, with an open layout connecting the living, dining, and kitchen areas. There are two bedrooms and two bathrooms for everyone to use. Added sleeping space is found in the living area. Everyone can gather around at the roof deck and share stories and some wine. A central heating unit keeps everyone warm during cold nights.
Luxury Houseboat – Near Legoland & Windsor CastleWindsor and Maidenhead, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswith a smart tv and we were able to listen to our music via bluetooth on some impressive speakerssuper clean and spaciousvery clean and well-keptnew and clean and quietsuper clean and everything felt like newit was also very clean
Host:thank you for being such a great hostchris was a wonderful hostcan not fault the place host was very welcoming and happy to helpvery welcoming hosts and all the finishing touches to make us all feel completely at homethanks chris and staffRead more reviewsamazing location and fab unique accommodationgreat location and a lovely comfortable staygood location with easy access to windsor sitesgreat location close to windsor and on the riverbeautiful place in a beautiful peaceful location
Experience an inviting stay at this lovely floating hotel. The classic cabin design makes this houseboat look warm, comfortable, and exciting. Once you book this, you and your family will have exclusive use of the property during your whole stay. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom. Additional sleeping space for two is located in the living area, which is equipped with a sofa bed. The boat is docked very near the heart of London. This means most of the interesting places in the city are near this rental. Bars, cafes, restaurants, theaters, and shopping stores are all easily accessible from here.
OZ's Floating Hotel
Top guest reviewsvery spacious and clean with a great host
Host:oz is a great hostoz was a great host and went out his way to makes us feel at homeRead more reviewswalking distance from a couple of nice canal side pubs and shopswhat a beautiful peaceful place recommend to all to relax unwind
A different kind of vacation awaits near Chelsea
London has everything you need in a city. It has all the modern features and some of the most popular tourist destinations the world has to offer. If you want to experience all this in a different kind of setting, booking a houseboat for a few days should do the trick.
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