The 12 Best Airbnbs In Portsmouth, United Kingdom

February 16, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Portsmouth, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Portsmouth and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Nightingale 5 Beds Garden Flat By The Sea

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

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Enjoy waking up to the aromatic sea breeze in this beautiful abode for a family of up to six. Located in the southern end of town, it is close to trendy bars, cafes, restaurants, and is a short walk away from the awesome beach. You'll find the house well-furnished with artistic touches all around, making for a very relaxing stay. Whether you're in town for work or for leisure, we're sure this Airbnb ticks all the boxes!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A fabulous well decorated garden flat with its own private entrance a minutes walk from the sea front. Located just off Osbourne Road and Palmerston Road you'll be spoiled for choice with its varied restaurants, coffee shops & super markets. The property is stunningly decorated with 2 large king bedrooms both with doorways leading into the sunny garden, where you can enjoy a lazy breakfast al fresco.”

Amenities

Shampoo | Hair dryer | Hangers | Washer | Essentials | Iron | TV | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property | Fire extinguisher | Smoke alarm | First aid kit

Guest Reviews

“A beautiful flat, so close to the shops in Southsea, the beach and Gunwharf Quays – we walked everywhere and everything was within easy walking distance. Easy check in/out and great communication throughout. The bottle of wine on arrival was a wonderful touch!” – Melanie
“We stayed for 3 weeks for a change of scene from London . It is perfectly located for common , beach and bars /restaurants . We worked from here for 2 of the 3 weeks, set up was good as we brought an extra desk with us.” – Simon
“A beautiful place and a wonderful host, I couldn't have asked for anything more !.” – Jemma
“Great basement apartment, clean and comfortable in a fantastic location. Jozie was very accommodating and great communication, thank you, would definitely recommend.” – Karen

#2 Discover All On Your Doorstep At This Home For Five

5 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

For a group of up to five friends looking to explore beautiful Portsmouth, we bring this amazingly relaxing condo close to the sea and parks. It is literally within quick walking distance to most important sights and locations in the city, and will provide you with an excellent base to explore the city from. Come home to a spacious and airy lounge where you can all cozy up around the fireplace and reminisce the good times.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A perfect modern classic apartment with parking and wifi sleeping up to 5 in an enviable location to discover all the great things that Southsea & Portsmouth have to offer. On the junction with Palmerston road with its blend of old and new shops and supermarkets, even farmers markets as wells as great independent restaurants bars & pubs something for all.”

Amenities

Shampoo | Hair dryer | Hot water | Hangers | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Extra pillows and blankets | Bed linens | TV | High chair | Crib

Guest Reviews

“A fabulous home close to the beach. Additionally, it is a few minutes’ walk to a big splash pad, a playground, the Clarence pier, and a charming street consisting of a variety of shops (i. e.” – Kristin
“Lovely space in a great location.” – Daniel
“We stayed at this place for a month. We couldn’t have picked a better location for our stay. Great location facing the park and a few minutes walk to the seaside.” – Suna
“Fantastic place, great host, lovely stay!” – Natasha
“My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights in September. The flat is every bit as stylish and comfortable as it looks in the photos. The kitchen is very well equiped, although because of the many wonderful restaurants nearby we didn't use it much.” – Irene

#3 Refurbished Cozy House In Central Southsea

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

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Located in the trendy Southsea area of Portsmouth is this exciting Airbnb for a small family of four's stay. Just a few minutes to the popular Albert Road, it's close to popular restaurants, pubs and quirky shops and the famous Kings Theater. The Southsea Castle and the beautiful Southsea Beach are both a quick walk down south from here.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Light and airy Victorian terrace house in a great central Southsea location. Just few minutes from Albert Road and within walking distance from King's Theatre and Southsea shopping centre. Two bedrooms, living room, dining room, fully equipped kitchen and small garden with the sitting area. Cot, high chair and stair gates are available.”

Amenities

Shampoo | Hair dryer | Shower gel | Hot water | Hangers | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Bed linens | TV | Baby safety gates | Heating

Guest Reviews

“My husband and I stayed at Milena's place for four weeks (mid Sept – mid Oct 2020) and felt it was perfect for our needs and a wonderful stay! We could easily order grocery and restaurant delivery, and the kitchen had all of the cooking tools we needed to make some elaborate meals.” – Elizabeth
“The house was really well presented, clean and homely.” – Darren
“What a beautiful space! We were visiting our daughter at uni for a few days and this space was perfect t for our stay. The house was sparklingly clean!” – Michelle
“We all had such a lovely stay at Milena’s home. It was so cosy and had lovely touches throughout the house. Perfect for a weekend away to the seaside, we’d definitely stay again! I’d highly recommend” – Rebecca
“The house is great, everything was clean and there were some stylish touches and a lovely little outdoor space which was really nice to relax in. Location is good as it's just off Albert Road which has a number of good pubs / bars and theres a couple of supermarkets nearby.” – Jennifer
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#4 A Lavish, Ideal Portsmouth Home

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

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This Airbnb brings bright and comfortable bedrooms and a cozy living room with a very comfortable sofa. There's a fireplace to keep you warmed up during the winters, and the brick-walled kitchen sets up the mood just alright to brighten up your spirits. Walk outside to a calm tree-lined street in the trendy Southsea neighbourhood, where you'll find supermarkets and shops within quick 5-minute walks.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Stylish three bedroom house on a beautiful tree-lined street in Southsea. Flat screen television with Apple TV, Netflix, DVD player, etc. Small private garden with a large comfortable outdoor sofa. The house has been tastefully decorated with a good mix of antique, designer and second hand furniture and decorations.”

Amenities

Shampoo | Hair dryer | Bathtub | Shower gel | Hot water | Hangers | Essentials | Bed linens | Extra pillows and blankets | TV | Heating | Security cameras on property

Guest Reviews

“Here you have basically the best of all worlds – It's quiet and restful, while also being very close to shops, restaurants and transport. The interior decoration is thoughtfully done, homey and interesting. The place is comfortable and stylish.” – Chris
“The ease of booking with Sarah was really easy. Although we have never met I feel we are now friends. The house of course was as beautiful as the photos show and it was a shame we only had one night there.” – Marianne
“An interesting homestay. A readers dream.” – Olivia
“Such a quirky and warm house, loads of character, masses of interest and as comfortable as they get! We had a fantastic stay, the house is a perfect space for bringing people together and relaxing in, really inviting, no fuss and with everything we needed.” – Tina
“The hosts were very helpful, accommodating and generous, especially when I had problems with the booking, so thank you! Quick responses too from both hosts so thank you.” – Karen

#5 Luxury Sea View Apartment In Southsea, Portsmouth

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

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Get views of the beautiful blue sea right from the comfort of your dining table, as you chow down a gourmet meal. The very well-equipped kitchen will make cooking a very leisurely task, and the splendid views to dine over will definitely seal the deal. This 2-bedroom apartment, suited to a pair of colleagues or a family of four, is the real deal!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located in sunny Southsea in prime position opposite the beach and the grass common, our beautiful, light and airy apartment has incredible views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight, through huge bay windows. One parking permit is provided for the public spaces immediately in front of the building, for the duration of your stay. Southsea is the southern most tip of Portsmouth.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Pocket wifi | Bathtub | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“This place is a gem. incredible location and great views. Book early and often” – Colin
“Prime location and lovely stylish decor. Communicative hosts and cleanliness of the space was just right. Warm atmosphere.” – Amanda
“You will feel right at home in a beautiful place and setting in Southsea.” – Ron
“This is a fantastic apartment in a great location. Southsea is an amazing area and the view of the sea just adds a wonderful touch” – Colin
“This is an excellent location for visiting Southsea, Portsmouth, and the area. The apartment is extremely comfortable and a great place to relax, as well. We had a perfect stay!” – Polly

#6 A Cozy Home For Four, Close To The Beach

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

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Find a cozy place that's literally paces away from the sea! This well-located 2-bedroom apartment is beautifully decorated in order to make you feel relaxed and to reinvigorate your spirits. Find a comfy living area where you can watch your favourite shows on Netflix with the family or pals, a fast Wifi connection, and a very nice kitchen to cook meals in. Find a dedicated work nook which you'll find handy in case of any research or work needs.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“My place is close to art and culture, great views, parks, restaurants and dining, and the beach. You’ll love my place because of the comfy bed and the cosiness. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, and families (with kids).”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | High chair | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Paid parking off premises | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Jozie and her partner are lovely and very welcoming. Flat was very homely in a great location” – Sara
“Stayed for the Great South Run ideal location the accommodation was immaculate thank you Jozie a superb host” – Alun
“I spent the weekend there with my girlfriend and my parents. Jozie is a really welcoming host and her place is really cute. The location is very convenient as it is just few steps away from the seaside and the pier.” – Andrea
“Great place close to the centre. Jozie was a great host. Definitely recommend.” – Iain
“Jozie’s place was perfect for our stay in Portsmouth! For me, my husband and our two kids, 5 and 3 years old, the location was perfect, close to everything. We also appreciate that the place was so clean and that everything was as described.” – Katarina
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#7 Modern Town House In Southsea With Home Cinema

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

If a 10-minute walk to the beach sounds enticing, then this 3-bedroom home in Southsea, Portsmouth, is the pick for you! It's a great listing for three couples looking to stay together and is a minutes' walk away from the important sights and institutions in town. The home is very well-furnished and offers great value for your money!

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Modern town house beautifully decorated in Southsea, minutes walk to University, Beach, Shops & Public transports. New high quality double beds & mattresses in all 3 rooms, New leather designer sofa, New home cinema on huge screen, Fibre ultra-fast wifi, fully equipped modern kitchen.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Dishes and silverware | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“Great little place in Portsmouth and a short drive to the old dockyard and southsea castle. We enjoyed ourselves!” – Jessica
“Great location, great communication with host. Ideal place to stay for a weekend by the sea, all amenities within walking distance so once the car was parked there it stayed until we left. Would highly recommend. Thanks Gerard!” – Donna
“Very easy check in and clear home instructions. Gerard was very quick to answer any questions. The home is exactly as pictured.” – Maryam
“Wonderful place to stay in a great location between the university, Southsea, and dockyards! The space and decorating are amazing, amenities, and extra touches are wonderful. Communications were quick and clear.” – Lynn
“Excellent location for exploring Portsmouth and Southsea, with everything within walking distance. Nothing was too much trouble for Gerard, who was very quick to respond to communication.” – Tom

#8 Cute 2-Bedroom Seaside House

3 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

Small families with a kid, or a trio of friends looking for a quiet place to stay, this one's for you! Located close to some spectacular parks, and just a quick walk away from the pristine beach, this home is as convenient as it gets! You'll find supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, and shopping nearby. Make use of the well-equipped kitchen to make some hearty meals right at home for the family.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Cute 2 bedroom seaside house just a 5 mins walk to the Seafront Esplanade. Quiet street. Great for families. – WiFi- Free street parking- 2 bedroom (1 double & 1 single)- Cute private garden- Fully equipped kitchen- 5 mins to seafront- 15 mins walk to restaurants and bars- 10 min drive to Gunwharf Quays.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | High chair | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free street parking | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“This is a comfortable house in a great town. The host was super quick.” – Cortland
“We travelled down for two days to spend time with family and the house was lovely! A great location with lots of lovely sights to take in and Daniel was a fantastic host. Would definitely stay again.” – Emma
“Daniel’s property is light and airy, well decorated and close to the town/beach. Everything necessary was provided and the garden is a lovely touch.” – Erin
“It felt like a home away from home. Lots of great food delivery options as well nearby.” – Andrew

#9 Peel House — A 4-Bedroom Georgian House In Gosport

12 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

A historical Portsmouth mansion is up for grabs, consisting of 4 bedrooms, lavish gardens, and lots of common areas. Great for two families staying together, corporate events, and family reunions, it's a magical place with charming vintage furniture. Located in Gosport, it is close to Portsmouth's historic dockyard where you can hop over for a refreshing time out.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Peel House' is a lovingly refurbished Georgian period property within the southern coastal town of Gosport, Hampshire. This 4 bedroom house has been restored, refurbished and furnished to a good 4* star standard and is situated within a pleasant conservation area 5 minutes from the town centre where the ferry can take you for a short 4 minute ride to Portsmouth and the wonderful Gunwharf Quays.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | High chair | Baby safety gates | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Game console

Guest Reviews

“Lovely house – good welcome and amenities” – Timothy
“Lovely house, great facilities and plenty of room for a large group.” – Tanja
“Beautiful house & excellent hosts. Everything was smooth from the start with excellent communication & assistance from the hosts. We got a tour of the house when we first arrived with some fascinating information about the history of the place & the area.” – Anna

#10 Orchard Loft — A One-Bedroom Apartment

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

If lofts are your thing, this single-bedroom apartment located in a quiet residential street in Portsmouth is a great Airbnb for you. Suitable for work travellers, solo visitors, couples, or small families with a kid, this home offers great value for your money. It's located within 2 miles of any part of the city, and is easily accessible via public transport, making it an excellent choice for first-time visitors.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Orchard Loft is comfortable and well situated for access to both the City of Portsmouth, the Dockyard and the attractions of Southsea. It is in a residential street but only 500 metres from Fratton Station. Here you can hop on a train to London, Brighton, Winchester and Chichester.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Washer | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Bathtub | Room-darkening shades

#11 Quirky Art Deco Studio With Private Terrace

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Last but not least, find a magical home in the middle of the vibrant Southsea area. It's a great listing for honeymooners and for romantic couples looking for a relaxing place to rest their head for the night. The King's Theatre is just a short walk away and so is the Southsea Common park.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Self-contained Art Deco studio in central Southsea. Close to shops, bars and restaurants and just 10 mins walk to the seafront. Fast WIFI Included! – Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 1 child- Free parking permit provided – Private terrace- Deep cleaned & all high touch surfaces disinfected – Full kitchen with oven, hob, microwave, sink & cooking utensils – Breakfast bar- En-suite bathroom with shower – WiFi – Freeview TV- Single sofa bed.”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Dedicated workspace | Heating | Essentials | Iron | Hot water | High chair | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Free street parking | Kitchen | Oven

Guest Reviews

“Great place and perfect location, Beautiful rooms and very clean! Definitely recommend!” – Jake
“The apartment was just what we had hoped, and spotlessly clean, as was the whole building. We loved the terrace and spent most evenings having a nightcap on it, and even a couple of take-away dinners. Great location within walking distance of many shops, restaurants and bars…” – Sean
“A gorgeous little apartment in the heart of Southsea made it an ideal location to explore restaurants, the beach and Portsmouth. The apartment was sparkling clean and the space was both cosy and bright. Can't recommend enough!” – Liam
“Really good location – simple stylish comfortable accommodation” – Chris
“The apartment was really close to the main tourist spots and restaurants in Portsmouth, so it’s a really handy place to stay.” – Tom

#12 Luxury, Hideaway Cabin By The Sea — A Romantic Retreat

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

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For couples that seek an exquisite lodging by the seaside in Portsmouth, we have this amazing Airbnb for rent! You'll find a useful kitchenette to prepare small meals, and there's the option of opening the large sliding glass door in the lounge to land you in the patio. There, you have the option of dining alfresco, as the waves gently crash on the sandy shores, creating a very nostalgic moment.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Take in the expansive sea views and incredible sunsets from the living room windows and private deck which bring this contemporary space to life. Wood floors, greyscale walls, and furnishings that add a pop of colour create a homey atmosphere.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchenette | Wifi | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Pets allowed | Heating | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Carbon monoxide alarm

Guest Reviews

“Very clean and organized. The place was great and the decor of the house adorable. Very easy check in, couldn’t ask for more.” – Beatriz
“We had an absolutely lovely time during our stay. Scott’s place was immaculate. The view is amazing.” – Rachel
“Solid communication. Well designed unit. Good experience across the board.” – Gabe
“The salt cabin was absolutely wonderful. Scott was an excellent host and was very responsive to our questions. The view was fantastic, the place was perfect, and location was relaxing.” – Lee
“Beautiful little spot by the water, quiet, beautiful views. Walked to the cafe and had an amazing brunch and walked back to enjoy the patio on the water. I only wish we had more time there.” – Angel

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