The 12 Best Airbnbs In Swansea, United Kingdom

February 21, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Swansea, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Swansea and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Impressive Seaview Duplex Penthouse

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $330 per night, airbnb.com

Within easy reach of the city and on the seafront, with a large range of shops and leisure activities nearby for all ages, you'll have a modern contemporary space to call home while in Swansea. Situated on the spectacular five-mile sweep of Swansea Bay, you will not only wake up to a breath-taking view but a spacious and airy home perfect for a family holiday for 6.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This Duplex Penthouse is Sophisticated Luxury. Occupying the 23 & 24 floor of Meridian Tower, with superb views over Swansea Bay and Mumbles. Sleeps 6 Guests in 3 spacious En-Suite bedrooms with a kitchen, dining and living area. Swansea, Mumbles & Gower is a popular place to visit and Meridian Tower is at its very heart.”

Amenities

Hot water | Hair dryer | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Heating | Security cameras on property | Fire extinguisher | First aid kit

Guest Reviews

“Great location, the host was very kind and patient to show us around the room. The house view is superb and there are super tasty Spanish food nearby.” – Fu
“amazing view from apartment!!! Clean environment and host is nice!” – Xi

#2 Ideal for Walking Breaks – Spacious 3 Bedroom

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

Leave your kids behind and book yourself and two other couples for a quick weekend retreat. You will have three bedrooms spread across the comfortable and spacious accommodation and a lounge on the first floor overlooking Swansea Bay. On the ground floor, you will have a fully equipped kitchen, utility room, dining room with patio doors out to the garden.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The Little Red House is a spacious, detached home in the heart of Mumbles overlooking Swansea Bay. We have lovingly prepared our property so that you feel as comfortable as you would in your own home. Its location is ideal for your autumn staycation, blow the cobwebs away on Gower's famous coastal path, or relax enjoying the local attractions Mumbles village offers. “

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Dedicated workspace | Washer | TV | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Private entrance | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful house with an amazing location. Extremely spacious with all the amenities needed.” – Shilpa
“A lovely spacious house in the heart of The Mumbles. Would recommend. We had a fantastic stay.” – Suzanne
“Great location, clean environment and lovely house.” – Katherine
“Wow, what can I say! A beautiful house with so many thoughtful touches.Really well equipped, immaculately clean and well laid out and a very short walk to the town centre.” – Chris
“Excellent location with everything Mumbles has to offer within easy walking distance. Two parking spaces a must. Very well equipped with everything you need for a family stay – a lot of thought has gone into what is required.” – Ann

#3 Luxury 5 Star Penthouse

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $490 per night, airbnb.com

On the sandy coastline of South Wales, this luxurious penthouse is designed for guests who want spectacular views to feast their eyes on a daily basis. From the bedroom to the bathroom, dining room to the living room, you will be surrounded by freshness and sun. Four bedrooms can sleep up to 8 guests, plus a fully-equipped sleek maroon kitchen to cook in.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This Penthouse is Elegant & Sophisticated Luxury. Occupying the whole of the 26th floor of Meridian Tower, with panoramic views over Swansea Bay and Mumbles. Sleeps 8 Guests in 2 Super King, and 2 Twin Luxurious Bedrooms, 2 of which are En-Suite and boasts several dining and living areas, it even has its own Boardroom for Meetings, Special Dinner Parties, Team Building Events plus lots more. Swansea, Mumbles & Gower is a popular place to visit and Meridian Quay Penthouse is at its very heart.”

Amenities

Hot water | Shampoo | Hair dryer | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | Heating | Security cameras on property | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“The whole penthouse is perfect is everway- spacious, breezy and well-equipped” – Dammiloa
“The views are spectacular. Beautiful and breezy, spotless interiors” – Banatte
“Great views, superb place, cleanliness is 100%, do not have one fault, it is beautiful, up to date, a great location! Was an amazing experience! Great host!” – Charlotte
“As soon as we walked into the apartment we were enthralled. The space is wonderful, and the views absolutely stunning. I loved the fact that the twin rooms could be made into super king beds which made for a more luxurious experience for my children” – Amanda
“Fabulous accommodation! Great communication; clean and had every imaginable amenity!” – Samantha

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#4 Mumbles Apartment On Langland Road

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

A duplex apartment on the top two floors of a Victorian townhouse is yours for a delightful stay in Swansea. Invite up to 5 other guests to enjoy this comfortably furnished home, swatched in hues of blues, decorated with beautiful lighting and potted plants. Spend a few minutes having a cup of tea in the garden before heading out to the coastal beach.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is a spacious duplex apartment, within walking distance to the shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants of Mumbles. Langland Bay and Rotherslade are within easy walking distance. The heart of Mumbles with its many restaurants, cafes, boutiques and ice cream parlors is less than a five-minute walk. Underhill Park is easily accessed and has several football pitches and a children's play area.”

Amenities

Hot water | Hair dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | Bed linens | TV | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property

Guest Reviews

“Lovely garden, nice kitchen and easy walk to town center.” – Sarah
“Great location – convenient for Mumbles shops etc., and easy access to Gower coast (this 70 yr old swam in the sea in mid-Septmber). Clean and well equipped.” – Rob
“Lovely apartment, spotless throughout and ideal location!” – Anna
“This is a lovely well furnished apartment in an excellent location.Not far from the shops and a 15mins walk to Langland beach.” – John
“Very nice flat in a lovely town. Made our stay very comfortable with all sorts of thoughtful amenities” – Kurt

#5 Traeth Bychan, Seaview Apartment

2 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Make fresh coffee in the kitchen to start your morning in this 2-bedroom home, a perfect place to self-isolate and write your thoughts down for your next venture, or just to catch up on self-love by reading a good book in the living room, or taking a long-needed nap on comfortable sheets and pillows. Take a walkout and you are close to the Maritime Quarter in Swansea.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A stylishly decorated, modern seafront apartment, Traeth Bychan offers views over a small cove and the rugged Gower Peninsula beyond and is situated on the Millennium Coastal Path, close to a long, sandy beach. Traeth Bychan is on the second floor, affording a beautiful view of the coast from the balcony with stunning sunsets.”

Amenities

Hair dryer | Iron | Hangers | Dryer | Washer | Essentials | TV | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property | Carbon monoxide alarm | Smoke alarm | Wifi

Guest Reviews

“What a perfect short break in a fabulous, clean apartment and the best location possible.” – Liz
“The apartment is in the perfect location if you would like to relax and unwind and wake up every morning to the most beautiful views. The apartment is nice and stylish and is central to shops and pubs.” – Kirsty
“Perfect place to relax with picturesque views over the sea. Simply stunning” – Michele
“Fantastic location overlooking the beach. Modern and extremely comfortable. David is really helpful” – Bridget
“Great location. Extremely comfortable bed. David was lovely and helpful.” – Lorraine

#6 Swansea Apartment By The Marina

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

If you are looking for a laidback place for two, this homely apartment with one bedroom may just fit the bill. You'll probably spend most of your time on the balcony, for it overlooks the marina. It's a perfect spot to enjoy the going-ons of daily life while having a cup of tea or a glass of wine. The kitchen is small but well-equipped with essentials to make your favorite meals.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is a wonderful Home from Home. Stylish and cozy, great location, being close to the center of Swansea, the Marina, and beach. The apartment is on the 12th floor giving amazing views from the lounge. Don't worry though there are 2 lifts/elevators!”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dedicated workspace | Washer | TV | Heating | Hot water | Iron | Essentials | Ethernet connection | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“Lovely, very clean, well equipped flat in a very modern and well-maintained apartment block. There is always a concierge at the desk and secure entry into the building. Lifts are also quite efficient.” – Maureen
“Fantastic location, walking distance to beach and city shops. Stunning views from the apartment overlooking the marina. Spotlessly clean.” – Stephen
“Really nice flat in the Meridian Tower on the marina. Richard met me on arrival, and showed me the flat. It has an excellent view, is warm and comfortable with all the amenities you are likely to need” – Simon
“Great accommodation, in a perfect spot with perfect amenities , including good speed internet.!!” – Niall
“Our Apartment was in a good location for the city centre and access to the beach. Our host Richard was very helpful and friendly. Spectacular views, clean space.” – Margaret

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#7 Llangennith Safari Tent, Burry Holms own Hot Tub.

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

With a 3-acre field presenting you with views of greenery, this glamping experience with three-bedrooms is a call out to city-dwellers in need of some rest & relaxation. The home is suitably furnished with a large living area with leather couches and compact kitchen space with a farm-style dining table. You also have a fire pit for roasting chestnuts or grilling a BBQ, a picnic bench, and lots of grassed areas.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A holiday for everyone to enjoy. Glamping Safari tents with infrared heating, 1 double room, a twin room, and a cupboard double bed. Electric lighting, electric stove, full fridge freezer, and Log burner. You will have a starter pack of wood. This tent has its own hot tub included it comes with enough wood to heat on the first day and a bag of logs per day!”

Amenities

Hot water | Essentials | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property | Carbon monoxide alarm | Fire extinguisher | Smoke alarm | Kitchen | Cooking basics | Refrigerator | Dishes and silverware | Stove

Guest Reviews

“Amazing views, & hospitality. Great walks along the beach. Wonderful place to relax with friends.” – Joanna
“Amenities are fantastic for glamping. The space is massive with the third double bed in a cubby hole with plenty of head height that kids will love.” – Steve
“This was our second stay at Hillside. It is a fantastic place – the whole family love it and the wood burning stove this year was a fantastic addition!” – Mark
“Great place to stay for the weekend. The tent is huge with everything you need for a comfortable few days. I highly recommend paying extra for the hot tub as it is the perfect way to spend an evening under the stars.” – Jason
“The safari tents are GREAT. Loads of blankets and jumpers but with the heating panels and wood burner we were toasty- it’s atmospheric!” – Katie

#8 Cathelyd Colliery Stables

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

Close the door to reality and escape to a sparsely populated part of Swansea. This cottage is a dream for a short family vacation for 6. It has an open-plan living, dining, and kitchen area that has been renovated. On the first floor, you'll find a bedroom with a king-size bed and another bedroom with 2 single beds. Bright, airy, and sunny throughout, guests will be welcomed with tea, coffee, and sugar, bed linens, and essentials.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“No 2 Cathelyd Colliery Stables is a renovated stable block that housed the pit ponies from the local colliery at the turn of the century. The property has 2 cottages No 1 & No 2. No 1 can be booked under a separate listing. Next to the bird reserve and also with a private valley walk it is an ideal location for bird watchers, walkers, mountain bikers, and nature lovers.”

Amenities

Hot water | Hair dryer | Dryer | Washer | Bed linens | Iron | Essentials | Extra pillows and blankets | Hangers | Cable TV | TV | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“We had a great stay at Ann's place – a really comfortable classy space with everything you could need, and a great location for accessing the Gower, Brecon Beacons and Swansea, plus some lovely local walks from the house.” – Rachel
“Great location, great accommodation, great amenities and great host… will definitely stay here again.” – Jamie
“A lovely cottage with everything you could need for a trip to Wales! Ann was extremely nice and accommodating and we really enjoyed our stay there. Would definitely recommend!” – Simon
“We had a lovely 3-night stay. Ann was very welcoming and informative. We had a lovely takeaway delivered by the local Indian restaurant (highly recommended) and enjoyed a few rounds at the local pub.” – Gayle
“Great place for all kinds of occasions, as ours was a friend’s reunion! The cottage is absolutely gorgeous and clean!” – Kas

#9 Cosy cosy barn

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

Sitting in the coastal countryside of Swansea, this listing is for guests looking for a quiet barn experience. Perfect for two, stonewalls surround the living room, kitchen, and dining space. Take a short walk up the stairs and yourself in the attic bedroom, with sunlight streaming through the skylight. Outside, a cozy patio is available for drinks or dinner.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“A cosy stone built barn set in the very heart of the Gower peninsula …… a perfect ten minute walk away from the Llangennith beach. Everything you need to make it a perfect getaway. If you wish to bring a dog there is a charge of £20 per week per dog (maximum of two dogs) by arrangement.”

Amenities

Hot water | Hair dryer | Washer | Iron | Hangers | Essentials | TV | Children’s books and toys | Indoor fireplace | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“Jo’s place is immaculate and exactly as described! We had a wonderful stay here- clean and well-equipped. They were very welcoming- even helped us change our car’s flat tire after we had already checked out.” – Kate
“We had a fabulous stay in Jo's barn. It was easy to find using the provided directions and was a wonderful escape. It's a 5 min walk to the beach and 15 min to LLangennith (with the King's Head pub!” – Madeline
“Jo has put a lot of effort in to ensure a safe stay. It was a lovely place to escape to and cwtch in for a couple of days, warm and secure. Lovely local walks onto Rhossili beach and pleasant neighbors.” – Sonia
“My partner and I had a great stay in the barn. It's in a great location for exploring and walkable to the beach which was beautiful. The barn has everyhting you need and its lovely being able to cosy up by the log burner in the evening” – Nikola
“Great weekend stay, clean and close proximity to beach.” – John

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#10 Emergency Accommodation Swansea Marina

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Bright views of the coastal town beyond, for four guests, this apartment is just the right size with all the right amenities you would need for a comfortable weekend stay. The living room faces big windows, serving both views and the breeze. A short walk and you'll be in an island kitchen with a dining table all ready for meals.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“We're Good to Go So what does this mean? Acquiring the industry-standard mark means that our apartment maintains cleanliness and aid social distancing. Offering a great clean and safe space for our guests to enjoy. The perfect haven for you to relax and unwind after a day’s work or busy day sight-seeing.”

Amenities

Hot water | Shampoo | Hair dryer | Dryer | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Hangers | TV | High chair | Heating | Unavailable: Security cameras on propertySecurity cameras on property

Guest Reviews

“Jany is indeed a super host. She was prompt in her correspondence and the accommodation is exactly as described-homely and clean.” – Damion
“The householder is really nice. We asked about the parking, the householder lead the way by herself, especially it was raining outside. The apartment is really nice and clean.” – Long
“Can't be beaten. The apartment is in an incredible location, it is spotless, and the professionalism the host shows in ensuring everything is going to plan is second to none. This is the template for a 5* experience.” – Oliver
“We had a fabulous time watching the waves from Jany’s lush apartment. The beach and marina walk are just steps away. Clean and beautiful” – Catherine
“Really good communication before and during the stay. Perfect getaway place clean and perfect location” – Jj

#11 Bay View Apartment – Spectacular views!

6 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

Extending the coastal vibes indoors, this home perfect for 6 features bright spaces, big windows, and soft colors. You will find a spacious and airy open-plan kitchen/lounge with fantastic views of the marina and a dining table for 6. In the living room, there is a Large L-Shaped Sofa in the lounge with Smart TV and free wifi, ideal for binge-watching your favorite shows.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“You'll love the views from recently renovated Bay View Apartment conveniently situated in the heart of Burry Port, a small seaside town nestled among landscapes of golden sands and gorgeous coastal scenery. The modern apartment is within minutes walk of the marina and beaches and right next to an array of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs.”

Amenities

Hair dryer | Hot water | Shampoo | Shower gel | Iron | Hangers | Essentials | Bed linens | TV | Heating | Security cameras on property | Fire extinguisher

Guest Reviews

“A beautiful, light airy space…clean and perfect” – Carla
“It is an amazing apartment. The welcome pack was unexpected and comprehensive. You could not want a better location, the cleanliness was second to none and the decor was fantastic.” – Julie
“This is a very stylish apartment, with everything you could want for a stay in Burry Port. Lovely touches, including a selection of Welsh treats and freshly laid eggs! Great location for walks and bike rides along the coast and brilliantly situated if you come by train.” – Judith
“In a fab spot especially if you are taking the train, really close to Pembrey country park and the sea of course!! Lovely apartment would visit again ” – Emily
“First class in every way- amazing location, clean space, wonderful location” – Mick

#12 Self Catering Barn in Gower Village

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Take a break from the city and stay in this unique barn just 20 minutes from Swansea's city center. Here, you get to venture out to your own large garden area, perfect to escape the condominium-feel for a few days. You'll also wake up to beautiful country views with fresh air. In this barn, four guests will have a cozy space, a small kitchenette for drinks and a small meal, and a bathroom with a shower.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Common Stone Barn is located in the picturesque Gower village of Llangennith. The village is located at the Western edge of the rugged Gower Peninsula. The area is famed for its stunning beaches and beautiful scenery. Common Stone Barn is ideally located in the center of the village being situated within comfortable walking distance of the local pub and beach.”

Amenities

Hot water | Shower gel | Hair dryer | Shampoo | Washer | Iron | Hangers | Bed linens | TV | Crib | Indoor fireplace | Heating

Guest Reviews

“Awesome property, amazing facilities and beautiful scenery on your doorstep. Decent place for all things outdoors and the surf is always up!” – Daniel
“Pippa and Steve were great from the get-go. Exceptionally beautiful space with such amazing hoss. Home was well-equipped with perfect essentials for a lovely stay!” – Laura
“We had a lovely weekend as a family with a 2 year old, a baby and a dog. The barn was perfect for our needs and a great base to explore the Gower.” – Kate
“Lovely little place next to the owners own home and bed and breakfast. Great location. Clean and lovely garden with bbq etc.” – Denise
“Lovely, clean cosy place for a bit of walking around the beautiful Gower Peninsular.” – Mark

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