The 12 Best Airbnbs In Glasgow, Scotland

December 15, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Glasgow, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Glasgow and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Victorian Apartment In Glasgow's West End

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Escape the stress of city life and book yourself into this 1 bedroom apartment. It's outside Glasgow's West End and is excellent for a staycation for the weekend. Spend time indoors, cook a big meal, read books, or spend the entire weekend snuggled in watching movies and Netflix. Everyone needs some time off, even if that place is a 6-minute train ride into the city center.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A charming, monochromatic apartment in Glasgow's West End features a traditional Victorian terrace and leafy surroundings. The elegant decor and hues of the home with the modern amenities offset the old-world nature of the neighbourhood.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Self check-in | Kitchen | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating

Reviews

“Brian's place is exceptionally well presented, very clean and with really good facilities. Brian is nice to deal with too. I'm very happy to recommend this place to others.” – Eugene
“Great location for shops, restaurants, subways and grocery stores. Brian was such a responsive host.” – Steve
“I didn’t really know what to expect from this property when I booked it not having stayed at an Airbnb before. I was very pleasantly surprised. If I had been shown the flat by an estate agent during a property search I would have wanted to move in straight away.” – Tracey
“Brian was a great host and his flat was beautiful, comfortable and very convenient to access the West End and City Centre. The neighborhood is very peaceful and parking was easy to find. We would be happy to return some day.” – Adrianne
“Brian’s place was very comfortable and is in a convenient location enabling us to access groceries with ease” – Nadira

#2 Beautiful Parkside Penthouse With Incredible City Views

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

The astonishing building, an immaculate flat, superb location- ideal for 2 to 3 people. This location is perfect if you have an upcoming gig or concert at the SSE Hydro as its just a close walking distance away. Ideal if you want a place nearby the arena.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Ascend a staircase past stained glass windows in iconic Trinity House, designed by architect Charles Wilson in the 1850s. Enter an apartment that's been fully remodeled with marble floors, elegant furnishings, and splashes of colourful artwork.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating

Reviews

“We used this apartment for my wife and her bridesmaids to get ready on our wedding day, and then stayed an extra couple of nights after. The flat is stylish and spacious – she had 9 people getting ready, 2 hair stylists and 2 makeup artists and there was plenty of room for them. ” – Shaun
“We stayed in this wonderful apartment for our wedding and also used it to get all the girls ready on the morning of the wedding – it is a stunning apartment in a beautiful building, impeccably clean, lots of lovely touches and Scott was a pleasure to deal with.” – Nicola
“Scott was a great host, made us feel very welcomed, the place was absolutely stunning, would definitely recommend.” – Nosha
“This place is amazing. If you have a car there is plenty of parking on the street and is super easy to find and just a short walk into the main area of town. We loved staying in this beautiful apartment and all the special touches made our stay wonderful.” – Jaimie
“Great and stylish apartment in a great location with lots of personal touches.” – Stevie

#3 Colourful And Contemporary Apartment Near The Hydro Arena

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

This is another wonderful location if you want a place close to the Hydro Arena. If you're a music enthusiast who loves live shows, gigs and busking, this apartment is walking distance to many live music venues, and the vibrant Argyle Street. Perfect for your girlfriends or guys' night out.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This cheerful, modern home is set in a quiet development near the River Clyde. Admire its classic white and rich grey decor, offset by jewel-bright pops of colour and velvety fabrics. Explore the city, catch a gig, then return to this luxe sanctuary.”

Amenities

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

Reviews

“We spent a fantastic weekend in this apartment in early March. This apartment is in an excellent location, parking could not be better, everything felt very secure. Check in and out process very smooth and relaxed with constant clear communication ” – Alexandra
“Excellent location for visiting the Hydro and good access into town centre. Apartment was very clean and well presented” – Paul
“Communication was very good and precise, the flat was spotless, with everything required for a good stay, all local amenities were in walking distance, would definitely recommend this lovely apartment to anyone wanting to stay in Glasgow center” – Andrew
“We stayed here for 2 days. Place is perfect & in reach to tourist attractions. I recommend it for seekers who would like to visit Glasgow as everything is in walkable distance.” – Amit
“Great stay and everything as listed would recommend this place to a friend. Great location for the SSE Hydro & the SECC.” – Lorna

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#4 Top Pick Apartment in Gorbals

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Located in the charming neighbourhood of Gorbals, this 2-bedroom apartment is just a 15-minute walk from Glasgow Green park. Start your mornings with a run and then head back for a home-cooked, protein-packed breakfast before heading out to the People’s Palace history museum. Moms who need a break with their girlfriends, dads wanting some time off with their guys, friends on a backpacking trip to Scotland can all find comfort in this apartment.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Brew your coffee into a beautiful vintage cup or hunker down with a book on a comfortable chaise sofa. Enjoy a good night's sleep in clean white bedding and prep breakfast in a light-filled kitchen with oak wood counters in this understated, yet modern apartment. “

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Heating

Reviews

“The host canceled this reservation 5 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.” – Lisa
“The apartment was in a great location, only a short taxi ride from Queen St Station and a short walk to the subway system. The apartment was warm, cozy and with all of the necessities. Vanessa has styled the apartment very nicely.” – Zoe
“Lovely flat, clean , spacious and a great base for exploring Glasgow for a couple of days with young family” – Katie
“Vanessa's apartment is lovely and was perfect for the four of us to stay. It's about a 25 minute walk to the city center, and only about a 10 minute walk from highlights such as WEST Brewery and Glasgow Green. Vanessa was an excellent host and very communicative.” – Katherine
“What can I say only Vanessa is a top class host 5* apartment is decorated to a very high standard, she has thought of everything that you need. Bedding and towels were a dream, I’ve never slept so well whilst not being in my own bed. Would definitely recommend this apartment, it’s such a beautiful place.” – Sue

#5 Top-Floor West End Flat With Leafy Views

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Eccentric elements dot this apartment nestled between the Botanic Garden and the ever-popular Great Western Road. For foodies or those in search of vibrant nightlife, this apartment is close to some of Glasgow's best restaurants and bars along the way, together with cafes serving artisan coffee and brunch.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Contemplate Glasgow's historical skyline with unique far-reaching views over the West End and Glasgow University while seating cozily by the wide living room windows. Authentic Victorian-style apartment yet modernly furnished with traditional features also on offer, from the period fireplace to the high ceilings and wood floors.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Game console

Reviews

“This roomy,comfortable, and beautifully equipped apartment affords stunning views over west end Glasgow, University of Glasgow, and Kelvin Park. The view is worth the long climb up.” – Joanne
“This place is wonderful and full of character. It honestly feels like a home away from home. It is a nice quiet area but is also well located to get to the city centre with plenty of transport links.” – Kirsty
“This is such a gorgeous place to stay in Glasgow, in the beautiful west end with lovely views. Beautifully clean and so spacious! A great and very accommodating host made this 10/10.” – Ash
“This is a gorgeous flat in a gorgeous building–the views! It's at the top of a hil so you can see across Glasgow to the hills of Ayrshire. We were there during storms so we saw weather fronts blow in and out.” – Damian
“Ben’s place was wonderful! Stunning flat in a great area of the city. Not many flats in Glasgow can boast free parking in surrounding areas so this is a real plus!” – Lynsey

#6 Charismatic Home On Glasgow Green

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $260 per night, airbnb.com

Ideal for a family gathering, this apartment exudes Victoriarian elegance and 21st-century modernity making it an ideal setting for an intimate celebration. The lighting in this apartment blends so beautifully with the rest of the decorations, giving just the right amount of warmth and coziness.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This lovingly renovated apartment features an excellent balance of contemporary living with traditional Victorian architecture. Sit and relax around the fireplace accented by a bold feature wall and enjoy peaceful, green park views out the window's.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace

Reviews

“What an incredible flat – we were very lucky to stay there! Spacious, beautifully furnished and walking distance to the centre of Glasgow.” – Carine
“From start to finish we had a great weekend in the flat. Christy met us for check in and welcomed us to the flat, showing us everything we needed to know. The flat was warm and spacious – so we all had enough space.” – Ruth
“After staying here in October we inquired about Christmas and were thrilled to book for 5 nights. It really is a home from home and we had a wonderful Christmas break in Glasgow! Thank you so much Jane + Christy ♥️” – Ruth
“Jane and her partner were fabulous and very friendly making very easy our check in and stay, accommodating with great flexibility to some changes in our plans. The appartment is ample, beautiful, clean and tactfully decorated and in a great location.” – Leon Fernando
“Christy and Jane’s place is absolutely stunning! Christy gave us a warm welcome. The interior design, furnishings and little touches made this home so unique and a beautiful place to relax in between seeing the city.” – Carys

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#7 Turreted 18th-Century Building With Merchant City Flair

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

For a dose of cultural infusion for art and culture lovers, this apartment is ideal for 4 guests. It is located in the vibrant Merchant City full of galleries, restaurants, boutiques, cafes, and bars at walking distance.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Climb an intricate staircase inside a grand sandstone edifice. The home pairs rich textiles and antique flourishes with Warhols, Picassos, and deeply hued feature walls. Elegant curtains frame a bay window. A cerulean blue splashback draws the eye.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Reviews

“My family and I had a lovely stay at the apartment. Very central and close to shops and restaurants as well as tourist venues. Nice bakery just around the corner.” – Effadylia
“It was a good experience. Perfect place and perfect hosts. My friends and I enjoyed the stay very much” – 潇雨
“Great flat, fantastic equipment and very nice, helpful hosts! We really enjoyed our stay, there's literally everything you need, check-in and check-out were perfect and uncomplicated, Maria and John are so nice and attentive” – Anna-Sophia
“Great space ; comfy , stylish . Spotless and centrally located. Hosts friendly and super responsive” – Michael
“Great (clean) apartment! We really enjoyed our stay. A nice home away from home for the weekend.” – Sam

#8 Pristine Traditional Houseboat To Explore Glasgow

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

If you have a child that loves boats, this unique Airbnb listing can give them the maritime experience they are looking for. Ideal for a small family of four, you'll be living in a boat that is a stone’s throw from the city center. A small fireplace completes the coziness of your maritime experience.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Experience life on the canal from a beautiful Dutch barge with all the conveniences of home. Well-appointed with a wood-burning stove in the living area, and porthole windows that perfectly set off a maritime atmosphere in this unique setting.”

Amenities

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

Reviews

“We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay on Gerda, the location was great with easy access to the city. Claire was great to deal with and everything on board was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We would highly recommend staying here.” – Jack
“Gerda is an idyllic wee (big! ) boat yet also a stone’s throw from the centre. We had a great weekend celebrating my birthday and Claire was extra kind when we got ourselves into a little predicament.” – Rahul
“Loved staying on the houseboat, hopefully I’ll be back with my family. Beautiful,pristine decor. Lucky find!” – Tara
“This was such a lovely stay at Claire’s and Michaels houseboat! It had absolutely everything I needed, was a super quick walk from downtown where my conference was. The heaters made it warm and toasty and the sunsets on the deck were to DIE FOR.” – Telma
“We’d a lovely stay. Gerda is as cosy and comfortable as she looks in the photos, and Claire was an excellent host.” – Chris

#9 A Cosy Tenement Flat To Experience Finnieston

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is just within walking distance to this home, making it an ideal location for art and history enthusiasts. This Tenement flat is perfect for 4 friends travelling to Scotland because when nightfalls, this quiet neighbourhood transforms into a bustling area with great bars, and restaurants within walking distance.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Feel the historical charm of Old Glasgow in a renovated flat within a traditional tenement building. Read a book in a yellow armchair nestled between tall windows. At night, retire to comfy bedrooms with high ceilings and designer wall coverings. The flat was in a perfect location within walking distance of bars, restaurants and Kelvingrove park and art gallery.”

Amenities

Full kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Hair dryer | Iron |

Reviews

“The flat was in a perfect location within walking distance of bars, restaurants and Kelvingrove park and art gallery. The flat itself was beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean. Jayne made communication easy and check-in/check-out simple.” – Elizabeth
“Jayne was a wonderful host who went out of her way to make sure we felt welcomed to the flat. The apartment was perfect for my mom and I – a comfortable and lovey place to stay in a great location for walking and eating. She even provided ingredients for a thoughtful breakfast, which we enjoyed in the beautiful kitchen.” – Katie
“We had a short stay in Glasgow and the loft was perfect! We had everything we need for our stay, our fligh arrived very late and foud the nesessary for a good brekfast next day. Comunication was very friendly and easy at all time.” – Melissa
“Thanks for the clean and cosy stay at your beautiful apartment! We loved our weekend away there. Perfect location, and host.” – Kenna
“This BnB was absolutely amazing. It has a great location, right by a bunch of cafes and bars. The host met us for check in, personally gave us a brief tour, and even provided eggs, milk, and fruit for us.” – Allegra

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#10 Scottish Artefact-Packed Apartment With Free Parking

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

This apartment is an ideal getaway for a family with a small baby as it already has a baby's crib next to the master bed. With its artistic vibe and carefully curated quirky objects and pictures, there's quite a lot to see in this apartment. The entire flat is well designed with enormous windows looking over a breathtaking view of the city. The surrounding area has a typical West End quiet vibe with large properties, big gardens, mature trees, and not a lot of traffic. You're just within walking distance to the Botanical Gardens, a great place for family with kids.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Study old photos of local characters and Scottish artwork, forming an intrinsic part of this apartment's charm. Enjoy views looking west over the city of Glasgow to the hills in the distance. On warmer days, the large living room windows can be pulled open wide, to bring the outside sunshine into the room. The apartment delivers contemporary style and the kitchen and bathroom are recently installed. “

Amenities

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

Reviews

“It was really nice design good place. Host was very helpfull. She left as good gift for me and my girlfriend.” – Murat
“Great place would definitely stay again. Heather was very helpful.” – Sarah
“Really comfortable and nice apartment in the beautiful neighbourhood of Hyndland. Heather was super attentive and made my stay very easy, providing all the essentials and more needed for my short stay. Really nice coffee machine too!” – Astrid
“Great stay, clean and tidy! Would stay again.” – Francesca
“Clean and airy apartment. Great location and decor was lovely throughout apartment. Host was brilliant and easy to communicate with.” – Scott

#11 Architect's Boutique Flat

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

If you're on a road trip with your friends and you're looking for somewhere clean, safe and comfortable for 4 people, this boutique flat is modestly priced but with all the amenities and essentials for a comfortable stay. It's in a more quiet part of West End with great local shops and eateries very nearby. Many of Glasgow's landmarks, gardens, and tourist spots are within walking distance.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Stretch out and snuggle on the corner sofa after a wonderful day of exploring and enjoy the beautiful natural light from a classic top floor tenement bay window. Explore a more local part of the West End of the city of Glasgow with great individual eateries and shops on quiet streets leading to the Botanic Gardens and the River Kelvin. Our original artworks and books gathered over many years coupled with natural oak and stone flooring create a very restful and pleasant atmosphere for your stay. “

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades

Reviews

“A friend and I spent a few days in this lovely flat while working remotely. Our stay was great — the flat has everything you’d need, and there are plenty of nice walks and restaurants nearby. Highly recommend!” – Porter
“Won’t regret it. 10/10. Quite simply a fantastic flat with wonderful hosting ! I loved the location as well as the amenities. Thank you !!” – Nay
“The perfect home away from home. The atmosphere was amazing and it's a really great place for a comfortable weekend stay” – Ida
“Had a great stay at this flat. It had everything we needed and was very clean. Beautifully decorated and furnished.” – Emma
“An excellent gem in Glasgow! Highly recommended! Really helpful hosts!” – Anna

#12 The Writer’s Retreat In The Idyllic Park Circus

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

This listing is ideal for anyone looking for a home away from the city to think, brainstorm, ideate, or just catch up with work, without the distractions you'd usually have. Whether you're a writer in need of peace and quiet, an entrepreneur with a startup idea, or an artist looking for inspiration, this loft is quiet and furnished with enough workspace area, with lots of natural light coming in and a kitchen to cook up quick and easy meals.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Stand at the bay window and gaze out at stunning views across to the hills. The studio has double-height ceilings with a stylish mezzanine bedroom level. It boasts original features, including ornate connecting and a decorative fireplace.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Heating

Reviews

“Beautiful spot, couldn't have asked for more” – Ross
“We booked Janes place for 10 days after moving out our house and moving to Spain. The apt is perfectly located at the entrance to Kelvin Grove Park, and a short stroll from city centre, Finnieston and West End.” – Andy
“I really loved Jane & Pip's place. It was very comfortable. Lots of light coming in through the huge bay windows , coupled with the high ceiling made it airy and spacious.” – Ricky
“This place was amazing. A spotlessly clean and beautiful apartment that has everything you need for a short or extended stay. The location is amazing, I walked all over the city without ever using public transit.” – Eric
“Perfectly located for driving into Glasgow and for walking into city centre. Easy check in and check out process and the place was clean and comfortable. Nice touches like hairdryer, toiletries, yoga mat! Would definitely recommend” – Becky

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