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The Best Airbnbs in Birmingham to Book

The Best Airbnbs in Birmingham to Book

Picture of Richard Franks
Freelance Travel & Music Writer
Updated: 26 November 2017

Birmingham is a great city with hundreds of hotels, but aren’t they just a little bit boring sometimes? For your next trip to the U.K.’s second city, why not check out some of these Airbnbs – all packed with character, personality and a little bit of the famous Brummie charm too.

Quirky city accommodation, just off the bustling Broad Street

This centrally located flat is just a stone’s throw from one of the city’s busiest entertainment districts and within close proximity to most central Birmingham attractions. It features one bedroom and two bathrooms and a rather good kitchen; you’ll find comfort in its clean yet quirky-looking space, and, if you have the time, make sure you kick back in the relaxing hammock swing. Parking and Wi-Fi is also included.

From £49 a night

Kitchen at city centre flat

Kitchen at city centre flat | © Airbnb

Digbeth loft-style apartment with an arty touch

Situated in the city’s creative quarter, this contemporary loft-style apartment is just a 10-minute walk away from the main city centre. Fitted with a brand new double bed, power shower and comfortable sofas, you’re sure to be in maximum comfort here. While you’re in Digbeth, don’t forget to check out the Custard Factory too.

From £41 a night

Contemporary loft-style apartment in Digbeth, Birmingham

Contemporary loft-style apartment in Digbeth, Birmingham | © Airbnb

A night under the stars – almost…

One of the most unique Airbnb offerings in Birmingham is this cosy yurt at the bottom of a Kings Heath garden. It’s better than it sounds, honest! Kitted out with a comfy double bed, woodburner and even a bar area and dance floor for private parties, this unusual accommodation offering is perfect for when you’re visiting the south of the city and need an inexpensive place to rest your head.

From £30 a night

Cosy yurt in Kings Heath

Cosy yurt in Kings Heath | © Airbnb

Eco-friendly apartment, near one of the biggest green spaces in Birmingham

For those looking to live more of an eco-friendly life, this apartment near Cannon Hill Park in Edgbaston should tick your boxes. This two-bed apartment features a beautiful picture window offering picturesque views of nearby greenery, and the majority of the furniture in this apartment has been up-cycled.

From £75 a night

Living area

Living area | © Airbnb

Picturesque coachhouse in leafy Moseley

For those looking to stay somewhere with a bit of character, this place has it! Once a coachhouse, this property has now been converted in to a one-bedroom, standalone flat in a private garden. Suitable for up to six people, if you’re looking to stay in Moseley then this place should be at the top of your list.

From £65 a night

Bright and airy living space

Bright and airy living space | © Airbnb

One-bedroom city centre apartment overlooking the canals

This contemporary renovated apartment is perfect for a visit to the city’s more central attractions. Located in the bustling Chinese Quarter, this flat is just a stone’s throw away from the Arcadian complex which features bars, a comedy venue and restaurants.

From £79 a night

Stunning, bright, central Birmingham flat

Stunning, bright, central Birmingham flat | © Airbnb

Large private room in the heart of Moseley

Another stunning offering in the south Birmingham suburb of Moseley, this time a large, bright private room with brilliant public transport connections in to the city centre. If you’re feeling weary after a day of exploring, the property owner also owns the holistic shop downstairs, which you can book with a discount. You’re also welcome to use the amenities within the house and relax in the garden, should the sun actually be out – it’s a rarity in this country!

From £23 a night

Large private room in Moseley

Large private room in Moseley | © Airbnb

5-bed apartment perfect for the airport and NEC

Although it’s a while out of the city centre, this two-bedroom, five-bed apartment is perfect for those looking for somewhere to rest their heads before a flight or after a day at the National Exhibition Centre. Fully serviced and furnished to a high-standard, whether you’re on a business trip, heading for a holiday away with the family or attending an exhibition or concert, this apartment is perfectly suited for any need.

From £119 a night

5-bed apartment in Birmingham

5-bed apartment in Birmingham | © Airbnb

Luxury mini-barn near the NEC, airport and Genting Arena

For another option near the National Exhibition Centre and Genting Arena, this beautiful barn offers one of the more unique stays in Birmingham. Though it’s on the borders of Birmingham and not near the city centre, visitors to the city’s exhibition hall will find this a great option since it’s just a 10 minute drive away, with the Belfry golf resort less than five minutes away. The mini-barn comes fully equipped with Sky TV as well as a private double bedroom, kitchen and lounge area for maximum comfort.

From £63 a night

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Luxury mini barn near Birmingham Airport | © Airbnb

Luxury mini barn near Birmingham Airport

Luxury mini barn near Birmingham Airport | © Airbnb

Industrial-style loft apartment in the Jewellery Quarter

Last but not least is this spacious, 1 bedroom apartment in the historic Jewellery Quarter. Close to a whole host of local amenities including shops, bars, restaurants and museums, this is a must-stay for those looking to visit central Birmingham. There are several train and metro stations nearby, but the city centre is just a 15-20 minute walk away. Armed with exposed brickwork, this open plan apartment has a private bedroom but also has an additional double mattress on the mezzanine.

From £75 a night

Spacious open plan, industrial-feel apartment

Spacious open plan, industrial-feel apartment | © Airbnb