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London’s sprawling city center can make finding the location for your trip a challenge. Booking London Airbnbs central to what you want to see is key, and the local touch when renting a house or apartment transforms the experience of a large city like London into something more homely and manageable. Here’s our selection of the best Airbnbs in London.

1. 30th-floor apartment above the Thames in central London

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For those who are looking for a centralized location and a view of the skyline next to the Thames, this big apartment is the spot. The views are among the city’s best, as you are 30 stories above the river and the city in a modern residential tower. Piccadilly is two train stops away, and SoHo is no further, along with some of the city’s top restaurants including Brasserie Zedel and Kricket SoHo.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $1,060 per night

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2. Elegant and richly decorated Camden apartment

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Camden is a great neighborhood — some (including the host) would say that it is London at its best. It is full of shops, bars, and both Camden Market and Primrose Hill. Considering the location and beautiful decor this very chic apartment is a steal for the price. Dining and live entertainment are within walking distance, with other attractions being a tube ride away.

Three guests, one bedroom
Price: $125 per night

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3. Two-story penthouse for 16 guests

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This penthouse apartment is within walking distance from the London Museum and School of Arts. It’s also 50 feet from the tube. The two-floor penthouse features original street art and sleeps up to 16 people, making it a great deal in addition to its convenient location. This is among the best London Airbnbs for a bachelor party, and it’s suitable for any large group that wants convenience.

Sixteen guests, two bedrooms
Price: $347 per night

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4. Knightsbridge apartment fit for long stays and remote work

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Looking at this listing, it seems almost too good to be true for the price. It’s clean, has a patio, and is located in Knightsbridge, which is perfect for a first-timer to London. You’ll be right near Hyde Park, Harrods, and the tube, with dining and entertainment within walking distance. This unit is ideal for longer stays of 30 days or more in London, with strong WiFi and a dedicated workspace to stay productive.

Four guests, one bedroom
Price: $166 per night

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5. Piccadilly Circus master pad for an epic London bachelor or bachelorette party

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This seven-bed, six-floor townhouse in Piccadilly Circus sleeps up to 16 guests, the perfect Airbnb in London for large family gatherings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and corporate retreats. It goes all out in the way of comfort with several jacuzzis and a steam room. The real treat however is the green-walled patio, where you and your crew can lounge over cocktails, have a soak, and take in the atmosphere of one of the world’s most vibrant cities.

Sixteen guests, eight bedrooms
Price: $2,997 per night

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6. Stunning penthouse apartment near Shoreditch

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This penthouse apartment is decorated with exquisite art, the views from the balcony, terrace, and patio create a dining or lounging experience unlike any in the city, and despite being located just north of Finsbury it actually feels like an urban oasis. It’s elevated, quiet, and the perfect place to post up whether you’re here to tour, party, or escape.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $394 per night

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7. Boutique flat near Tower Bridge

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This one’s for the Stones fans. It’s rock and roll with a bit of added class and cleanliness, right next to Tower Bridge and nearby to some of the hippest nightlife districts in London. And the heart of downtown is a quick tube ride or cab away, should they beckon.

Three guests, one bedroom
Price: $152 per night

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8. Artistic flat in the heart of West London

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London’s classy side is highlighted at this West London home. It’s close to lots of nightlife, dining, and shopping options. This is a London masterpiece, good for a small crew and better when enjoyed by a couple looking to experience that famed British magic that penetrates the vibe of nearly every film ever made here.

Three guests, one bedroom
Price: $519 per night

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9. Wood and brick suite in the heart of SoHo

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At once both hip and old-school, this is the finest of SoHo London Airbnbs. Exposed brick and wood define the character inside, but SoHo offers the experiences surrounding the unit. Walk to dining, nightlife, and transit. Shop and then stop for a cocktail. Then relax over a movie in-unit. No car is necessary for any of this, but you may want to bring a journal to jot down all the things you love about London.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $178 per night

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