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Top 10 luxury Airbnb listings in London

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The other night I wrote a post about my top 10 favourite Airbnb listings in London for under £100. Then, inspired by a conversation I had on twitter today – I thought, where would I stay if the tables were turned? Where would I stay if I had an unlimited budget?

You see, Mark and I have this plan to someday give up all of our belongings and travel around the world and stay in Airbnbs. By then we would be full-time telecommuters with seven or more different income streams. So we would need a place that would be fit for work (desk or big table and straight-back chairs a must).

We’d also want it to feel like the luxury of home. Which sometimes requires a bit more budget.

So to dream for dream’s sake, I’ve curated my top 10 favourite luxury Airbnb listings in London. Most of these range from £230-£450 a night.

Remember my criteria? A combination of character, style, space, location, and great hosts.

So here we have it, my top 10 favourite luxury Airbnb listings in London.


1. Farm house, Islington – £420/night – A beautiful and spacious kitchen which backs onto a massive garden. Green space like this is a rare commodity London. Also check out the mini-library in this listing.

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2. Swedish-like in Hampstead Heath – £390/night – The design of this place is awesome. It’s also minimal which makes staying in strangers’ houses that much easier (no creepy family photos).

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3. Clerkenwell townhouse with rooftop – £350/night – This place has a roof-top jacuzzi and BBQ. We would eat pulled pork in our jacuzzi everyday if we stayed here.

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4. Kensington: Fit for a princess – £250/night – This place is a bit wacky if you check out the whole listing, but that’s the joy of staying in an Airbnb. It’s always fun to try new things (and it’s never permanent).

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5. Kensington again, right next to the Palace – £450/night – This place is a stones throw from Kensington Palace, and boasts a massive garden. There is a dog though, so those with allergies beware.

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6. Beautiful mews in Notting Hill – £240/night –  Oh I would love to live in a mews. Tucked away down a side street, with your door opening onto a cobblestone drive. So quaint.

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7. The flat of all Notting Hill flats – £260/night – This one is maybe my favourite. I love kitchens that open onto the garden, and feature loads of natural light. This listing has loads of space, and again, clean decorum.

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8. City of Westminster (never sleeps) – £225/night – I mean, come on people, it has a piano!!!

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9. More mews in Notting Hill – £225/night – This place is located just off the infamous Portobello Road, a perfect location for weekend visits (check out Portobello market).

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10. East end penthouse – £285/night – Because who doesn’t want to stay in a penthouse in Shoreditch? Think of the views.

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