The Best Airbnbs to Book in Birmingham, UK

Take a look at the best Airbnbs to choose in Birmingham, UK
Take a look at the best Airbnbs to choose in Birmingham, UK | © Ian Dagnall / Alamy Stock Photo
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Freelance Travel & Music Writer22 October 2020

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

Quirky city accommodation just off the bustling Broad Street

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

Digbeth loft-style apartment with an arty touch

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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.

A night under the stars – almost

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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, a wood burner and even a bar area and dance floor for private parties, this unusual accommodation is perfect if you’re visiting the south of the city and need an inexpensive place to rest your head.

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

    Eco-Lodge, Apartment
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    For those looking to live a more eco-friendly life, this apartment near Cannon Hill Park in Edgbaston should tick your boxes. The two-bed apartment features a beautiful picture window offering picturesque views of nearby greenery, and most of the furniture has been upcycled.

    Picturesque coach house in leafy Moseley

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    If you’re looking to stay somewhere with a bit of character, this place has it. Once a coach house, the property has now been converted into a one-bedroom stand-alone flat in a private garden. It’s suitable for up to six people, and if you’re looking to stay in Moseley this place should be at the top of your list.

    Industrial-style loft apartment in the Jewellery Quarter

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    Last but not least is this spacious, contemporary apartment in the historic Jewellery Quarter with three bedrooms and featuring exposed brickwork. Close to a whole host of local amenities including shops, bars, restaurants and museums, this apartment is perfect for those looking to visit central Birmingham. There are several train and metro stations nearby, and the city centre is just a 15- to 20-minute walk away.

    These recommendations were updated on October 22, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.