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The Best Airbnb Rentals in Leeds, England

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Updated: 2 December 2017

If you’re planning a trip to Leeds and fancy hotels aren’t your cup of tea, why not book an Airbnb? Below, we’ve rounded up eight of the very best Airbnb rentals in the city and suburbs, ranging from hostels and glamping pods to glamorous lofts and even a mansion!

Stylish city loft

It may be located in York, but why not combine two cities in one trip and base yourself in this stylish double room with a private en suite? This beautiful home was one of the first Airbnb listings in Yorkshire, opening up their spare room to travellers looking for budget accommodation and has over 400 positive reviews praising everything from its location to value for money.

Stylish City Loft - Private Ensuite & Great View

Stylish City Loft | © Airbnb

Charming home

If you’re visiting Leeds for the first time and want to stay with a friendly group of locals who will show you around the city, this guest room in a charming home could be perfect for you. The house is occupied by three men in their early 20s who are more than happy to welcome you into their living room to watch a film and join in on a friendly debate.

Charming Homr

Charming Home | © Airbnb


Art hostel

This uniquely decorated hostel offers several rooms in a friendly, safe environment. The hostel is a social enterprise, so anyone looking for a sustainable stay will be pleased to learn that all their taking go directly to a local charity, East Street Arts. The rooms and common areas are all bright and colourful with plenty of quirky, interesting details to discover. The hosts are more than happy to offer suggestions for places to visit in the area, there are often communal meals with the other guests and each room comes with ear plugs to ensure that you get a good night’s sleep.

Art Hostel

Art Hostel | © Airbnb


Incredible loft apartment

This stunning two bedroom apartment is located in a converted textile mill, boasting high ceilings and original beams. Located just 10 minutes from the train station, the apartment is perfectly located for exploring the city centre and is a great option for two couples or a group of friends sharing. The two bedrooms are nestled in the alcoves with their own staircases and glass walls providing privacy from the rest of the apartment.

Incredible Loft Apartment Airbnb

Incredible Loft Apartment | © Airbnb

Stunning Leeds mansion house

This private room is rather special as it is located within an impressive mansion house on the outskirts of Leeds. Guests can take advantage of the cinema room, pool table and table tennis table, or are free to enjoy the privacy of their own suite that includes a bedroom, dressing room and bathroom. The hosts are very welcoming and more than willing to offer suggestions for how to explore the local area.

Stunning Leeds Mansion House

Stunning Leeds Mansion House | © Airbnb

Glamping pod

Situated in between Leeds and York, this cosy little glamping pod is a welcome alternative to the usual apartments found on Airbnb. The pod is heated, ensuring a comfortable stay all year round. Wake up to the sights and sounds of the countryside, spend the day exploring the local area, then wrap up warm and sit around the fire pit at night.

Glamping Pod

Glamping Pod | © Airbnb

The light box

If you’re looking for a compact space that has everything that you need for a good night’s sleep without any fuss, the Light Box is an excellent choice. The ground floor apartment is located just outside the city centre and offers excellent ideas for small-space living with a comfortable bed, a small kitchen/dining/living area and bathroom. The all-white colour scheme and bright coloured lights help to brighten up the small space.

The Light Box

The Light Box | © Airbnb


Artists Photographers Writer Lovit

This quirky yet peaceful house in Dewsbury is perfectly situated for exploring Leeds, York and the surrounding countryside and towns. The house is owned by two creatives, which is evident throughout all of the unique personal touches throughout the house, including a hallway lined with the owner’s paintings. The couple who own the house speak Greek, Spanish, German, French and Italian, making this a great option for guests from these countries.

Artists Lovit

Artists Lovit | © Airbnb