The Best London Houseboats on Airbnb

We've collated a list of the best houseboats rentals around the city and you can take a look at them all here.

Thameside hotel rooms cost a bomb. Thameside houses cost a fortune. But we’re going to let you in on a little secret….stay ON the Thames, and you’ll get the view, the location and have ample change left to spare. A London houseboat rental Airbnbs could just be the capital’s best-kept secret, and we’ve curated the cream of the crop so you can win at river life.


The Harpy Houseboat in Tower BridgeThis houseboat's bedroom offers a breathtaking view over tower bridge, one of london's most photographed buildings.

Talk about a room with a view. Moored near Tower Bridge (not that you'd guess) on the Thames’ south bank, this houseboat rental is the former 'HMS Harpy’. Once an Edwardian base for customs & excise officers, and landing stage for King George V, it’s now a seriously impressive floating home.

Location

Tower Bridge

How many people can stay here?

Sleeps 8, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

A night here costs:

£658

The Merchant Houseboat in Edgware Roadthe velvet morning houseboat in maida vale offers a lovely window seat and fireplace.

You're guaranteed a memorable stay in this converted canal boat in Paddington Basin. Inside you'll find sleek Scandi interiors and a touch of rustic warmth with its reclaimed timber walls – the perfect place for a romantic and truly unique getaway.

Location

Edgware Road

How many people can stay here?

Sleeps 4, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom

A night here costs:

£297


The Pilgrim in Primrose Hillbarbara houseboat in maida vale is one the best homes on Airbnb, with a great location and a lovely interior it's impossible not to want to stay here.

Enchanting and quirky, this houseboat is like something straight out of a film. Relax within its rustic interiors, featuring lots of carved wood and a traditional log burner. The Pilgrim is located right next to the beautiful Regent's Park and a short walk from Camden, so you're well placed to enjoy the charm of the city.

Location

Primrose Hill

How many people can stay here?

Sleeps 2, 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom

A night here costs:

£286 per night


The Amaris in Primrose Hillthe trafalgar houseboat in chelsea offers of the best location possible and quite a spacious interior.

This houseboat, moored next to Regents Park and Primrose Hill, is sure to float anyone's boat. Guests can unwind within its stylish interiors but the real winner for us is the rooftop where one can perch and soak up a bit of sun (weather permitting, of course). 

Location

Primrose Hill

How many people can stay here?

Sleeps 2, 1 bedrooms & 1 bathrooms

A night here costs:

£401

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