Bournemouth is a picturesque resort town in the county of Dorset in southern England. Boasting over ten kilometres (6.2 miles) of sandy beaches, including some of the best in Europe, Bournemouth is the perfect spot for a holiday! You’ll find plenty of things to do here - visit the beautiful Alum Chine Beach for a great view of the Old Harry Rocks and the Needles, or head down to the Hengistbury Head nature reserve to hike and ramble in nature or fly a kite on the beach. Bournemouth is also popular for its cultural attractions such as the Russell-Coates Museum, the Shelley Manor and its various theatres and comedy clubs. The city’s nightlife and shopping opportunities attract people from all over Dorset and the neighbouring counties, and sights such as the Oceanarium and the Lower Gardens are favoured by tourists and locals alike. If you don’t know where to stay, use this list of Airbnbs in Bournemouth to find your perfect accommodation and get ready to enjoy all that this destination has to offer.
Traveling to Bournemouth should be no sweat as there are numerous activities and places to check out. However, hotels are usually packed and busy during vacation season so instead, stay at a local’s gorgeous homestay and experience living in a lux Victorian revived flat for a few days. The spacious flat hosted by Melanie is inviting to light, accenting the tasteful interiors and furnishings. Amenities are also promising with self-check-in, free street parking, air conditioning, and heating all covered. Guests can also access Wifi, TV, and sleep on a comfy and high-quality double bed with soft linens, as well as access to a whole bathroom with a stunning interior, and of course, basic bathroom essentials. Those who like to cook can make use of the kitchenette made with rustic wood countertops and basic electronic appliances, as well as condiments for easy spicing and flavoring. Make your trip to Bournemouth a memorable one and stay at Melanie’s lovely Victorian revived flat for a few days.
Rustic Revived Victorian Seaside RetreatBournemouth, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfresh milk tea coffee and breakfast cereals were provided along with ample towels and beddingthe bathroom was stylish modern and well equipped with a lovely showerparking was easy & directly outside the bed warm & comfy and it surpassed expectationsdecor very good wifi great real home from homemel's place us a real gem cosy and comfortable with everything you need and a lovely stylemelanie's place was very clean and comfortableextremely comfortable stylish and spotlessly clean flatstylish accommodation and sparkling cleanvery stylish clean tidy warm and welcomingsmart clean tidy and value for money
Host:host was easy to communicate withgreat apartment and great hostmelanie such a great hostmel the owner was very helpful and made us feel welcomethe landlord is very kind to usRead more reviewsit’s location is also very idealthe location is excellent central to so many placesideal location close to shops restaurants and not far to drive to the beachbeautiful appartment with a great locationgreat location easy to get anywhere with bus stops close by if you didnt fancy driving
Situated by the beach, this luxury Bournemouth vacation rental is a premium accommodation for those who are looking to have a luxury getaway. You will never get bored from seeing the beach every single day. Instead, you will feel fresh. When you wake up in the morning, you see the beach. When you are about to go to bed, you see the beach. The apartment itself comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms for eight people. An equipped kitchen, a spacious living area and a dining area are parts of the facilities offered. You can also chill out and sunbathe in the private garden at the back of the apartment.
Luxury Beachside 3 Bed, Seaviews, Garden, ParkingBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsthis is a beautiful apartment with stunning sea side viewsbeautiful modern apartment with great sea viewsbeautiful apartment with a stunning view you won’t be disappointeda spacious apartment with stunning views a stones throw from the beacha very comfortable and stylish apartment with lovely viewsclean and very spaciousa beautifully modern and clean flatperfect for lovely dog walks and the house was exceptionally clean and well presentedit is spotlessly clean and very modern and spaciousclean spacious and had everything we needed
Host:the hosts are excellent and very helpfulhosts are very welcoming friendly helpful and responsivegreat hosts with some fantastic recommendations will be back for surethe host are helpful and welcoming we asked for later check out and it wasn’t a problemcomfortable living with super hostRead more reviewsgreat location and beautiful homegreat location just 2 minutes walk from the beachthe location of the apartment was ideal with easy access for walks on the beachgreat apartment in a lovely locationa lovely house in a great location
Looking for houses to rent in Bournemouth? Nestled opposite the path down the beach, this modern Airbnb is ideal for families as it offers three comfortable bedrooms. In addition to the bedrooms, you can also have access to other facilities such as two bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and a spacious living room. Like some hotels in the area, there are a collection of games, books, DVDs and toys for children available for your entertainment. And, you can enjoy unlimited access to wireless internet.
Luxury oceanview house❤beach walks & top locationBournemouth, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand the full on sea view from the living room is simply stunningthe views from the living room are amazingthe house is lovely inside and has great views from the living room balconycosy lounge with superb views and very well equipped kitchenthe beds are very comfortable and the furniture is so much better than most rentalsclean and comfy and stylishbeautifully clean and well keptlovely clean well equipped housespotless comfortable warm and welcomingwe found everything to be very clean and this property well maintained
Host:helen is a fantastic hostquick responses and helpful suggestionshighly recommend helen was the perfect hosthelen was extremely helpfulthe host helen was very responsiveRead more reviewsgreat place in a super locationfantastic house in superb locationperfect location for peace and quietreally great house in a super locationnice location located about 15 minutes from bournemouth town centre
If you’re looking for accommodation that’s better than a hotel, you can’t go wrong with this beachfront apartment. The bedroom looks just like a standard hotel suite, but you’ll also have your own fully equipped kitchen, a spacious living room with a sofa bed, and a bathroom with a tub. The window to this Airbnb looks out onto the property’s landscaped garden, which you’ll have easy access to since you’ll be on the ground floor. While you’re a guest here, you’ll be able to make use of the swimming pool, gym, and hot tub.
Bournemouth Beachfront Serviced apartmentBournemouth, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsfabulous place huge bedroom and bed kitchen was spotless and well equipped and new
Host:great host and great location we thoroughly enjoyed our stay thanks danielRead more reviewsthe location was excellent and the use of the pool added to our time in bournemouthlovely big apartment well equipped great location and amenities
Have a pleasant stay at this large house that has plenty of space for up to 11 guests. Situated by the beach, the house promises stunning views of the water that you can admire all day long. The house features five bedrooms along with four bathrooms, a modern kitchen with appliances, a large dining table, a living room with a large corner sofa and a TV and a large balcony where you can enjoy your morning breakfast and coffee before setting out. If you prefer to sunbathe, the best spot to do it is at the private garden.
Sea views Large 5 Bed Beachside House Free ParkingBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsamazing place with a stunning view right from the living roomloved the fact that most of the rooms have their own bathroomall the rooms and bathrooms were immaculate on arrival and check in was so easyvery clean and very spacioussparkly clean and well equipped for a fantastic staythe house is very clean and comfortableit was clean and equipped with everything we neededhouse was clean bright and modern with lovely outdoor (very windy ) spaces
Host:james has been very helpful with my 101 questionswe had lunch at the bistro on the beach on our hosts recommendation- lovely spotfantastic location well equipped throughout and friendly responses from james to any questions we had before our stayi would highly recommend this property and the hosts were fantastic and responded to my queries swiftlywould definitely recommend staying there amazing place and an amazing hostRead more reviewsgreat location for the beachgreat house in fab locationgreat location parking and accommodationamazing location with beautiful sightsmost amazing location stone's throw away from the beach
This apartment sleeps four people in two beds. The modern apartment comes with TV, WiFi, an equipped kitchen and parking. There’s a dining area, a washing machine, and modern furniture. Basic essentials are supplied, as are bedding and towels. Even fresh bread and milk may surprise you. Boscombe pier and the beach are a short walk away and restaurants are close by, within a five-minute walk. Guests like it that the host is friendly and accommodating. The unit is not suitable for pets and smoking is not allowed.
2 Bed Modern Sea Road ApartmentBournemouth , Dorset, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswifi was good and strongthe apartment is spacious and accurate in comparison to the photos actually even nicer in persona great base for seeing bournemouth’s coastline- with comfortable amenities for a toddler and parking on sitethe beds were super comfy and the kitchen was well stocked with anything neededupon arrival the apartment was nice and warm bread milk and coffee availablea lovely clean and tidy modern self contained apartmentvery clean very fast communication and friendly hostsvery clean spacious and stylish flat great communication and easy check inspotlessly clean excellently equipped it has everythingali is lovely flat was clean and tidy
Host:kind and helpful hostsquick and efficient response from hostshosts were super responsive to any questionslovely bar opposite with friendly staff and great foodthank you for hosting us :)Read more reviewslocated in a great locationa great central location for boscombe beachgreat accommodation good like locationperfect location and very beautiful housegood location close to the town and seaside
This picturesque cottage was originally built as a Victorian laundry but has been fully renovated to cater to modern needs and tastes. Inside the red-bricked exterior, you’ll find a large bedroom, a compact kitchenette and a luxurious bathroom. The bedroom has a double bed with 600 thread count sheets giving you that 5-star hotel comfort, an antique dresser and a flat-screen TV. As the bedroom is quite spacious, it can easily fit a cot for a baby or an older child if needed. The cute kitchenette has tea making facilities, a small fridge and a microwave. You’ll also have access to the fully-equipped kitchen in the main house. Close to the beach and near Blandford, Shaftesbury and Sturminster Newton for amenities and farmers markets, the location is ideal for a holiday getaway.
Lovely self-contained Cottage AnnexDurweston, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere is a large (but unobtrusive) tv with a free view box and dvd playera large very comfortable bed along with a table and chairs await youthe shower room is compact but perfectly adequate with a good electric shower sink and looso quiet and comfortable for sleepingthe kitchen was well stocked for our stay loved the biscuits and the cottage was home from homewhen we turned up the place was clean and looked greatthe cottage annex is lovely - beautifully furnished and very clean and tidythe place was clean and generously stocked with breakfast and lunch supplies
Host:lisa made us feel so welcome a wonderful hostsuperb helpful and generous hostlisa is a lovely host and made us feel at home straight awaylisa is the most thoughtful gracious hostlisa was a wonderful host and really looked after usRead more reviewsincredibly peaceful location in a beautiful settinglovely location and beautiful countrysidethe location is great nestled in the heart of dorset but with easy access to the coastthe location is perfect for day trips in any directionthe area is super cute and we had a gorgeous walk to a great pub that lisa recommended
If you’re a solo traveller looking for a peaceful holiday home in Bournemouth, this private room is for you! The room is cozy and clean and excellent value for money. You’re treated to a free light breakfast and can use the fridge and the microwave in the kitchen. The bedroom has a large wardrobe, tea making facilities, a desk, and a comfy bed waiting for you. The house also has a clean bathroom, two lounges and a nice backyard. It’s located in a calm residential area with a wealth of restaurants and takeaway places. There is also a bus stop right around the corner. Bournemouth city centre and the beaches are only a 15-minute bus ride or a pleasant 35-minute walk away. You can also catch a bus to see the unique Old Harry Rocks that definitely should not be missed!
FEMALE bright single room,light breakfast, kitchenBournemouth, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewslouise’s house has very a modern interior with comfortable beds a sink a kettle and teabags in the roomsthere was tea available to drink and also a room to relax in if neededon top of all this a breakfast with cereals was an appreciated offerthe muesli style breakfast was what i would usually eat so i liked this toomy bedroom was comfortable and had everything i neededa nice clean room which was comfortablethe house is clean warm and quietthe room is clean and spaciousthis airbnb is overall clean and pleasantthe space was comfortable clean and well equipped
Host:louise was a wonderful hostlouise has been a great hostlouise is a wonderful hostlouise is an amazing hostlouise is a lovely hostRead more reviewsits a very pretty house in a nice locationthe location is perfect for a stay in bournemouthexcellent location for visiting bournemouth with nearby shops and 24hr supermarket nrbythe location is good and easy to get the town of bournemouth24/7 shop nearby which was very useful
Under five minutes from the beach and seaside walks and just a stone’s throw from the cute boutiques and cafes of Southbourne, this vacation rental also has great public transport connections and isn’t far from attractions such as the Priory Castle, the Russell-Coates Museum and the Hengistbury Head. The private room has a comfy double bed with the option for an additional single bed and would be ideal for solo adventurers, business travellers or couples. The room has a private entrance through the lovely sunroom, and you can use the kitchen for drinks and the microwave. A complimentary light breakfast is included.
Character home near beach vibrant high streetBournemouth, England, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed our room’s garden view and its comfortable bedsa lovely breakfast was provided with tea and coffee facilities in the roomjune very helpfully provides breakfast tea coffee cereals and waterwe loved the quaint but quirkiness of the room and would highly recommend to allvery cosy and comfortable room with breakfast set upclean fresh bedding and towels bed was very comfortable toocommunication was easy everything was clean and the breakfast was also quite goodthe room is big and cleanbed was big and very comfy bathroom was sparkling cleanthe room was big and clean and it has a big table in the room
Host:host friendly and helpfullovely host helpful kindlovely host and really accommodatingjune was a great hostjune was a great hostRead more reviewsgreat location and spacious roomperfect place in a perfect locationgreat location minutes away from the seathe place is located walking distance from pokes down station and very neatly maintainedproperty ideally situated a 2 min walk to the fabulous beach
Situated in a welcoming neighbourhood, this apartment has access to a lush communal garden and free street parking. It’s only a ten-minute walk from the beach and close to the train station and Bournemouth city centre. The newly refurbished flat can accommodate up to three people as it has one bedroom with a double bed and a lounge with a large sofa for one person. The kitchen has trendy subway tiling and is equipped with a washer/dryer, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, and a microwave. The beautiful bathroom is compact with a powerful shower and access to a hairdryer.
STUNNING FLAT BY BEACH AND TOWN CENTRE!!Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewssweet lounge with large tv with netflix etcbathroom perfect with a decent showerplenty of plugs - always useful with teenagers lovely hot shower and everything very clean
Host:the hosts were lovely and very easy to communicate withlovely friendly welcome and the offer of help if needed at any point in our staycheck-in and out was smooth parking was easy and barney was very helpfulRead more reviewsgood location just 5-10mins walk to centerwell worth making the walk to boscombe beacha lovely little neighborhood to stay in as well with co-op an easy walk awayoverall a lovely little place for a weekend away
Indulge in a comfortable stay in this spacious and modern townhouse that is only minutes away from Bournemouth Beach. Inside the townhouse, you can find facilities such as four bedrooms that can accommodate eight people, four bathrooms, an equipped kitchen and a spacious living area. You can sit back, relax and sip your sunset cocktails on the balcony. Entertain yourself by watching your favorite show, browsing the internet as there is free wireless internet or listen to your favorite music as a music system is available.
Luxury Modern Town House close to Bournemouth GdnsBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsnot much outside space but the inside is lovely spacious and comfortablewe had a very comfortable stay and would recommendit is a good size and great with all the bathroomswith 8 guests it's nice having 4 bathrooms we will definitely be backgreat communication and everything was clean and tidyvery clean and well laid outvery clean and perfect to have so many bathroomsa fabulous townhouse with clean modern decor and great ensuite shower roomsreally clean with great facilities
Host:sacha is a great hostvery responsive and communicative hosts10/10 i would definately recommend this house and the hostsexcellent house host was very helpful location is lovely and safevery clean and plenty of spacehosts are quick to respond and very helpful suitable for hols or workRead more reviewslovely central location beautiful level walk in to bournemouthgreat location as a few mins walk from the upper gardensgreat place and fantastic locationlovely property in ideal location for a picturesque walk to the town or beacha fantastic house in a central location
Located in Bournemouth’s East Cliff just a 15-minute walk from the train station, this lovely apartment is in one of the best areas in Bournemouth. The city centre, the beautiful Lower Gardens and the Pier is well within walking distance, and you can visit Boscombe on foot, too. If you’d prefer not to walk, the bus stop is right outside the door and there’s ample parking space provided for your car. You and your partner can try all the romantic things to do in the city and come home to a comfortable accommodation. With one king bed and one sofa bed, the flat can accommodate up to four people and is ideal for couples, solo travellers and families alike. The fully-equipped kitchen has a handy breakfast bar in addition to the dining table, and the living room area has a Smart TV and some comfy seating for you to relax on.
Beach Retreat close to everything in BournemouthBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
This entire apartment sleeps up to six guests. As it’s situated in Soho, you can get everywhere in the trendy area on foot. Restaurants and shops are all around you. You can walk to the beach in ten minutes. The parking is a five-minute walk from the unit. Guests enjoy the roof terrace where they dine if they wish. Inside, there’s laptop-friendly workspace, an equipped kitchen, and heating. Internet and pocket WiFi is supplied. Hangers, a hairdryer, bed linen, and shampoo are there for your convenience. A nearby landmark is the Hengistbury Head Visitor Centre.
Sleeps 7, 5 min Walk To Xmas Market & Beach/BICBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
This centrally located room with a cute bed and breakfast is just two minutes away from the beach and equally close to the town centre and its amenities. With buses running every ten minutes, attractions such as the Russell-Coates Museum and the Lower Gardens are easily accessible. There is free off-street parking available on the premises for your car. Perfect for business travellers and couples, this budget-friendly en-suite room has a plush double bed, a minifridge, tea making facilities, a 42’’ TV and free WiFi. You’ll have 24/7 access to the shared kitchen.
B'mouth Central, 42" TV, WiFi, En-suite, Parking
This modern en-suite double bedroom is centrally located with a two-minute walk to the beautiful sandy beaches and the town centre. The room is furnished with a double bed, roomy wardrobe, a couch, tea making facilities, a private mini-fridge, and a flat-screen TV. This clean budget-friendly option gives you free access to the shared kitchen and off-street parking with no added cost and you can get a continental breakfast with a little extra. Suitable for couples and solo travellers, the room can also accommodate a baby or a toddler thanks to the travel crib provided.
B'mouth Central, 42" TV, WiFi, En-suite, Parking
This double bedroom in a central yet quiet area in Bournemouth is only a 5-minute walk from the beach! Amenities such as shops and supermarkets as well as a cinema are even closer. Immaculately clean and spacious, this private room is ideal for a couple or someone travelling solo. The whole flat has a nice, modern feel to it, and the bedroom is furnished with a small desk and a comfy double bed. The shared kitchen has everything you need, including a beautiful gas hob and a washing machine.
Large double bedroom in town centre
Situated in a lovely quiet neighbourhood only a ten-minute walk from one of the best beaches in Europe, Alum Chine Beach, this holiday home comprises of two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen, and a spacious living room. The whole apartment is clean and cozy with well-thought-out nautical details such as the knotted rope floor lamp adding to its charm. The restaurants, pubs, and shops of Westbourne are a ten-minute walk away, and Bournemouth can be easily reached by bus or taxi. You’ll also have access to two private parking spots.
A sea side break location
Looking for a place to stay in Bournemouth? This stylish one-bedroom apartment is right in the heart of town. It is about a 10-minute walk to the Pier and five minutes to everywhere else like shops, restaurants, cafes. As the apartment is close to the Bournemouth Business Centre, it would be ideal for business travellers, but caters perfectly to those on holiday, too. The views from the elegant lounge are breath-taking, and the luxurious double bed in the bedroom is perfect for a good night’s sleep. The kitchen is fully-equipped with all the necessities including a washer/dryer.
Modern Town Centre Apartment BournemouthBournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsgreat place neat lovely view with tv and wi-fi and parking :)absolutely gorgeous apartment in the centre of townthe space itself was perfectly comfortable and very centrally located beautifully clean and with wonderful views over bournemouththe bathroom had a powerful and hot showereverything you could need was available in the apartment would definitely stay again when visiting bournemouthvery clean and well presentedperfectly clean and lovely flatperfect communication perfect location super clean and cozy placethe apartment was clean and well equippedthe apartment was spotless and comfortable
Host:alan was a very helpful hostalan was a very helpful hostalan is a superb hostlovely host really flexibledefinitely deserves the super host tagRead more reviewslocation was brilliant and a short walking distance from everythingexcellent location - about a 2 minute walk to the start of the main shopping areacomfortable walking distance from the main shopping strip beach and bicamazing location in the centre of bournemouth towngreat apartment in an amazing location right in the heart of bournemouth
Jurassic wonders, sandy beaches and modern city life
Known for its beautiful sandy beaches, Bournemouth is an ideal location for surfing and sun-worship. However, that’s not all it has to offer! Visit Mary Shelley’s house or the Russell-Coates Museum for a dose of culture or get in touch with nature in the lovely Lower Gardens or the Hengistbury Head reserve. The unique Old Harry Rocks and other natural wonders of the Jurassic Coast are easily accessible from Bournemouth and should not be missed either!
Frequently asked questions about Airbnbs in Bournemouth, the UK
1. Which are the best Airbnbs with a pool in Bournemouth?
There aren’t a lot of Airbnbs in Bournemouth that have a swimming pool, but if you prefer to stay in a property that offers access to one, check out this ground-floor apartment with pool access.
2. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Bournemouth?
This modern house overlooking the sea, this tasteful Victorian revived one-bedroom apartment for three in Bournemouth, and this large house by the beach are some of the most luxurious Airbnbs in Bournemouth. Book now!
3. Which are the best Airbnbs in Bournemouth for families?
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