The 12 Best Airbnbs In Dorset, United Kingdom

March 6, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Dorset, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Dorset and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 The Coast House, a Comfortable, Stylish Sandbanks Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Are you planning a visit to the gorgeous town of Poole with your romantic partner? Then this cozy and well-laid-out apartment is a place you’ll love. Two stories, a great couch and an even better bed for two are complemented by a well-achieved décor that’s a pleasure to behold. Don’t miss the chance to book this great Airbnb today; you won’t regret it.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The Coast House ourselves to extremely high standards. We thoroughly cleanse and sanitize all surfaces, handles, banisters, light switches, TV controls etc between each occupancy. All crockery, cutlery etc is also put through a dishwasher cycle.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“I would recommend this property 100%. Great hospitality and an amazing stay for about one week.” – Kejvi
“The Coast House was extremely comfortable and a perfect base for my 3 day visit. Sandbanks and the ferry to Studland is just a few minutes away. Lots of great restaurants nearby.” – Andrew
“We cannot overstate how perfect this house is for a couple. The decor is right out of Home and Gardens. Nothing was left to chance as the attention to detail was palpable.” – Mark
“What a find. Kelly’s place is just awesome. She has provided every single thing anyone might need and it’s such a lovely apartment.” – Judy
“100% recommend!” – Henry

#2 English Countryside Oak-Framed Home

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

What is your excuse for travelling? Is it the need to reboot and recharge away from the stress of city life? Is it to find inspiration for your next book? Or are you simply looking for a place all to yourself to be alone with your thoughts while being surrounded by comfort? Whatever the case, this single-bedroom home will be the best choice.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Get back in touch with nature at this luxury cabin nestled in a quiet hamlet. Find tranquility on the terrace surrounded by breathtaking views, or lounge amid thoughtful decor and chic modern finishes in the exposed oak beam interior.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“My husband and I loved our time at Jayne and her husband's place. There were so many thoughtful details that made the experience great. She even included homemade blackberry jam that is the best jam we have ever had.” – Stacie
“5* well earnt for this stay! Jayne went above and beyond and helped me alot during my stay. Fantastic host!” – Emma
“this was the best Airbnb experience I've had hands down. Jayne and Dave are the most thoughtful hosts and their oak framed house is absolutely stunning.” – Nivi
“You'll be a fool not to book this place. The location is perfect for country walks and trips into town. The apartment is warm, beautifully designed and comfortable.” – Sophie Rose
“Jayne and Andy are excellent hosts and made us feel very welcome. The home is exceptionally clean, beautifully decorated and furnished throughout and the bathroom has a real wow factor! There is everything you need for a wonderfully relaxing stay.” – Craig

#3 Boho Country Chic Farmhouse Loft

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

With an indoor fireplace, a relaxing soaker tub underneath a skylight and a comfy king-sized bed, this is a great choice for a solo female nomad with a good sense of style. With views to die for and a reliable, high-speed WiFi connection, this is a perfect place to get some remote work done while at the same time enjoying a good rest.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Get cosy in this Nordic style guest annex boasting spectacular views over the rolling Dorset countryside. The Hayloft features comfortable and stylish rustic furnishings and decor, rich textures and motifs, neutral tones, exposed beams and a stunning free-standing William Holland bath to relax in after a long day exploring the Jurassic Coast. Situated at the far end of the main house.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Heating | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Smoke alarm | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“Nicky and Martin's space is absolutely stunning with beautiful views and a homey interior. They were so accommodating and helpful with great information and suggestions about the local area. Would recommend to anyone!” – Arden Graffam
“The Hayloft is absolutely AMAZING! The space is magazine perfect! The views are incredible and Nicky and Martin are Superhosts for a very good reason.” – Lisa
“We had a wonderful stay at The Hayloft. The accommodation is stunning as are the views. Beautiful interior with an amazing attention to detail and the addition of incredibly thoughtful touches.” – Melinda
“This was the perfect bolthole for 3 days. My daughter and I loved it! Great location and fabulous interior design, super cosy and warm and with everything we needed.” – Sharon
“We stayed in the Hayloft for 3 nights for a relaxing break and it was exactly that and more. The accomodation was perfect, extremely clean and very much a home from home. The views and surrounding areas are absolutely stunning.” – Dean

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#4 Silver View- Apartment, Beautiful Sea Views in Central Lyme with Parking

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

This single-bedroom apartment is another great option for couples visiting Dorset on a surprise romantic weekend. A pristine white kitchen, a spotlessly clean interior and a tastefully decorated space make the workings of the perfect stay neither of you are likely to forget. Just picture yourselves with a glass of wine while you sit and chat in the patio overlooking the countryside. Pure Bliss!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The perfect Stay cation for couples. You will enjoy the central location of our apartment with its free parking it's literally a case of park up and walk everywhere. Relax in our stylishly designed space, recline on a wicker chair on the sun deck and take in the South Easterly views that stretch across to Portland. Back inside our mid-century styled apartment listen to the vinyl collection on our vintage Danset record player and have a coffee from the machine.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“My partner and I loved our stay here. Rachel is a lovely host and the apartment was in the absolute BEST location. We could walk into the heart of Lyme Regis in a matter of minutes.” – Christina
“Awesome views, great place. Walking distance to everything in Lime Regis. I highly recommend!” – Lauren
“Rachel was a fantastic host. she was warm, friendly and very helpful and did everything to make us feel welcome. The appartment was modern and very clean.” – Tyrone
“A great little flat with amazing views from the patio in a perfect location just up from the high street – the perfect escape by the sea” – Lucy
“The apartment is in a great location and is very stylish. It was very clean, the shower was excellent and the bed very comfortable. Rachel is very friendly and helpful, I highly recommend this apartment.” – Vanessa

#5 Baskerville Cottage—Countryside Boutique Retreat

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $300 per night, airbnb.com

When it comes to the ideal Airbnb for two couples travelling together to Stour Row, few places can compete with this beautiful Airbnb Plus property. The combination of modern furniture, tasteful décor and rustic touches that seep through the smooth white walls in the form of exposed bricks and wooden beams is about as charming as England can get.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Newly re-opened for 2021 from May to mid-Sept. We look forward to welcoming back our regular customers and providing new families with a rural holiday. At Baskerville cottage you will gaze out to hay meadows, Jacob sheep, and the Dorset hills from this characterful stone cottage on an old dairy farm.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“I so so recommend this place for families. The owners have kids themselves and provided a high chair, a pack n play, gates, toys, books, kids plates and cups.” – Hannah
“This is a nice cottage in Dorset. I enjoyed most my walks through the countryside.” – Anne
“Ruth and Morgan’s place was everything we wanted it to be! So comfortable and had all the amenities you could ever want! We loved how the place was decorated and loved the thoughtful touches, like milk, butter, bread, and more left for us.” – Megan
“We stayed for two weeks and go to know the farmhouse very well. We loved our visit and did not want to leave, we felt right at home.” – Renee
“What a wonderful place to stay! It was such a special experience to stay on such a beautiful working farm. This is a very family-friendly home.” – Matt

#6 Opulent Re-Imagined Historic Cottage

16 Guests | 10 Bedrooms | 10 Bathrooms

Book Now: $3,520 per night, airbnb.com

To call this huge, modern and luxurious home a cottage can be a bit misleading, as you’ll realize the moment you pull up the driveway. Ten bedrooms, colourful bathrooms, a modern, fully-stocked kitchen with everything you may need to prepare a feast, and even a pool and a bar will all come in handy for hosting a big company event or even a wedding in this wonderful part of the U.K. It’ll be worth every penny and then some.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Escape to this luxury retreat overlooking Lulworth Cove. The thatched roof countryside home has been newly built with a minimalist interior design aesthetic, flowing indoor-to-outdoor spaces, an indoor pool area that opens up to an expansive yard.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Amazing!! That’s the only word I can use. The hospitality and everything was just perfect.” – Ashme
“What an amazing house for our weekend away. Sam the house manager met us and made us feel at home. The house has everything you need for a great stay from the ice machine behind the bar to the log store for a roaring fire.” – Benjamin
“Beautiful beautiful house located perfectly for exploring Lulworth. You can see the sea from many of the gorgeous rooms in the spacious and airy house. We stayed as a group of 17 + 1 little one, and only wish we could have stayed longer.” – Ronan
“Monique's house is absolutely stunning – It has every amenity you could wish for, with spacious, comfortable en suite bedrooms, a beautiful swimming pool, large living area/kitchen/bar area, etc, and it is perfectly located looking out over the ridge leading down to Lulworth Cove.” – Alexandra
“We stayed at this property with 4 families, which a mixed age range of children and everyone absolutely loved it!” – Victoria

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#7 Purbeck Stone Cottage With Furnished Patio by the Seaside

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

If Swanage is in your itinerary when travelling across the U.K. with your family and you want a place that fits into your budget, you should definitely consider booking this 3-bedroom home. An absolute charmer, it’s a place where everyone will feel right at home and from where you’ll all be able to explore nearby towns and create long-lasting memories while you’re at it.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Walk to the beach from this family home brightened by skylights, natural floors, and timber furnishings. Tones of teal and cherry add pop to the light interior. The open galley kitchen leads to a lush wicker-furnished patio ideal for afternoon tea.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“We had a lovely time and would like to go again soon!” – Vicky
“The house had great kerb appeal and it continued inside. It was laid out very well and decorated very nicely. We all felt very comfortable.” – Joanne
“What a beautiful house to stay in. Incredibly well equipped, spotlessly clean and very comfortable – we wished we could have stayed longer.” – Vicki
“Excellent property , 15 min walk to town which has some lovely pubs and restaurants. Would definitely book again!” – Katy
“Lovely home, very well furnished. Really comfortable beds!” – Kirsten

#8 The Cider House. Rural Bolthole near Bridport Jurassic Coast

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

England’s Jurassic Coast is world-famous and this amazing Airbnb that’s nestled in Dorset is only a short drive away. With dozens of picturesque towns, in every direction, it’ll provide the perfect home base to explore a different place every day. This is the kind of place you book with a small group of friends on a month-long graduation trip before heading to college.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A rural bolthole in a converted barn – comfort and style with just a nod to luxury. Part of a small cluster of outbuildings behind our family home, surrounded by 14 acres of fields. Designed for year round use with lovely outside spaces for summer and a cosy interior and wood-burning stove for colder months. Totally self-contained, secluded, and away from the coastal crowds, but just 10 mins Bridport & beach.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Such a lovely rural location and you can see how much love and effort has been put into the place. It's very peaceful and quiet and even though it rained for some of the weekend it just added to the coziness with the warm fire and comfy beds.” – Charlotte
“Amazing stay would recommend” – Lauren
“Another fabulous stay at The Cider House. It was our second trip and again it was faultless. A perfect rural bolthole with everything we could possibly need.” – Sharon
“If we had a place in the countryside, I’d hope that it was as well thought out and homely as The Cider House. Eddy made everything super smooth, and we had all that we needed during our long weekend away.” – Fin
“They are amazing hosts, went out of their way to help me with some extra requests (due to a birthday surprise) and the place itself is warm, homely, and full of character. The rural location of The Cider House means it is extremely peaceful and the views are stunning.” – Jessica

#9 Elegant Garden Cottage in the Heart of Swanage

7 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $310 per night, airbnb.com

A capacious three-story cottage that is the quintessential English abode is up for grabs in the Swanage. Located in the heart of the town, near all sorts of local shops where you can get anything from souvenirs to a good ale, it’ll let you make the most of your trip to Dorset. Who wouldn’t enjoy their afternoon tea in the middle of an enchanting garden like no other?

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This most attractive Grade II Listed property stands in a delightful large secluded walled garden situated in a fine residential area on the southern slopes of Swanage overlooking Swanage bay. Devour a book from a refined sofa before a stately fireplace amid the elegant fittings of this enchanting stone-built cottage. Prep meals in a warm kitchen with a cast-iron cooker and dine with views of the garden in the light-filled conservatory.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“I had a wonderful time. The house is beautiful and full of character. You can see water from the window or keep cozy by the fire.” – Orson
“Stylish house overlooking Swanage bay. Cozy and comfortable, even in the winter. Highly recommended if you want privacy and yet be near the town's amenities and beach.” – Simon
“Honestly the best stay I’ve had on Airbnb! The photos don’t do it justice!! Everything about the place is just magical..” – Lauren
“We very much enjoyed our stay at Clarence cottage. The garden is superb and is lit up beautifully at night. It also feels private even though there are neighbours close by.” – Talitha
“A really special place to stay. Beautifully appointed, 5 mins walk to beach, shops and pubs. The host was friendly and helpful.” – Laura

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#10 Explore the Jurassic Coast From a Peaceful Country Cottage

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

As you reach this Airbnb, the first thing you notice is its old-country vibe yet, once you get inside, you realize that it’s only the outer appearance, with its creeping ivies and exposed brickwork, that looks aged. The interior design boasts modern, high-quality furnishing that make this as comfortable a home as you would find in any suburb of a major economic hub.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Have a picnic in the shade of ancient trees and let kids explore a hidden swing set and treehouse. Inside, an updated kitchen and dining area retain loads of country charm. Play board games in a snug sitting room and have a warm bath before bedtime.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Pets allowed

Guest Reviews

“We had a wonderful stay at Laverstock farm, and wish it could have been longer! The grounds are beautiful, and we enjoyed visiting the animals and viewing the sunset over the hills. The space is clean, cozy, and charming – we loved waking up to the view of the cows in the pasture.” – Avery
“Fabulous place to stay!! Would highly recommend” – Kit
“Lovely accommodation with helpful and extremely friendly hosts. We had an amazingly restful weekend and enjoyed some great walks in the area. Emma went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and at home.” – Lucy
“The cottage itself was bright, homely and very well kept. The sat nav took us right to it but Emma gave very clear instructions just in case, and everything from shampoo to tea and milk was there waiting for us. Thank you for having us!” – Tom
“Beautiful setting lovely and homely, great peace and tranquil” – Bridget

#11 Stunning Country Cottage near Stourhead

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

If you want to treat your kids to an authentic English country experience, you need to book a place like this Airbnb. Three rooms and 4 beds ensure everyone in the family will get their own bed. You’ll also find plenty of places to come together as a family and enjoy each other’s company. Cooking your own dishes and serving breakfast on the terrace are sure to become your favourite parts of the day.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This charming home offers a modern take on traditional cottage decor with the wood beam and vaulted ceilings providing a feeling of space. Have afternoon tea out in the beautiful gardens and spend the evening relaxing around the wood-burning stove in the winter.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“One of the best air b n bs I've ever stayed in! So clean, fresh, warm and welcoming.” – Reese
“Very enjoyable stay in a delightful cottage. Congratulations to Annabel for making our stay most enjoyable.” – Peter
“A clean, cozy and comfortable cottage that provided a perfect retreat from the stormy weather! Annabel was a very helpful & accommodating host and was always quick to respond to enquiries.” – Sally
“A cute cottage in peaceful surroundings with a wonderful fireplace. Communication was swift and helpful; it's not the easiest place in the world to find, but we got there alright in the end. All in all, an ideal place for a couple of nights away from the city with friends.” – Ahir
“Staying here is an absolute must! Easy to find with Annabel's great directions; set with a rolling hill and large pond in the back and a farm view out front, classically decorated inside with a magical warm feel…” – Mackenzie

#12 Beachfront Escape in Sleepy Coastal Village

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $410 per night, airbnb.com

Stay right on the Jurassic Coast by choosing this Ringstead Bay cottage that’s ideal for a group of seniors who want a nice and quiet place to stay with a view. And what a nice view it is! A chef’s kitchen will be at the ready for the occasional dinner party, for breakfasts and for your daily caffeine fix. An unbeatable location and a clean and comfortable interior round up what is sure to be an amazing experience.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A beautiful, newly decorated three-bedroom house on the Jurassic Coast in the quiet and secluded area of Ringstead Bay. The house can accommodate six people, it has private front and rear gardens, stunning views across the water to Weymouth and Portland, and beach access directly in front of the property.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“We had such a wonderful time staying at Nigel’s beautiful home. The location is truly spectacular which you will note from the sweeping coastline view when you first drive down the hill.” – Anstice
“Wonderful location, house, and amenities.” – Steven
“Shambles is an excellent place for a holiday. We spent a very quiet Christmas here with our two dogs and enjoyed beautiful coastal. Walks every day. Added bonus of the cruise ships moored in the bay.” – Rhona
“Fabulous location and a spotless and really comfy stay. Nigel was charming and went out his way to help without being intrusive. The location is stunning – nothing beats being 10 seconds from the beach and with views of the ships in the bay!” – Henrietta
“Great owner and… fantastic place!! Located right on the coastal path, Ringstead Bay is one of the National Trust natural sites.” – Guillaume

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