Birmingham is the home of all things heavy rock, with famous bands like Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Judas Priest hailing from its streets. If you are not visiting the city for one of its many festivals, you may wonder what else Birmingham has to offer. Well, there is plenty for tourists to explore, including shopping in the iconic Bullring and Grand Central shopping mall, roaming the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, and learning how chocolate is made at Cadbury World. The city is also famous for TV shows like Peaky Blinders and Line of Duty being based and filmed on its streets.
Finding the perfect accommodation is one of the most tedious tasks when planning a holiday. We here at Road Affair understand how frustrating it can be to sort through hundreds of rentals trying to find the right one, which is why we have done the sorting for you and crafted a list of the best Airbnbs in Birmingham. All of the listings below are hosted by Airbnb superhosts to ensure you are getting the crème de la crème of rentals. For those new to Airbnb, superhosts are rental owners with a track record of providing outstanding hospitality to their guests.
Modern Flat Near Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Starting off our list of the best Airbnb rentals in Birmingham is this stylish one-bedroom flat in the Westside neighborhood.
Inside, the home boasts an upscale, modern motif with sleek black-and-white furnishings and colorful red décor. In the living room, guests can unwind on the sofa bed and binge-watch their favorite shows on the Smart TV. There is also a dedicated workspace with a desk, perfect for those planning on working remotely while on holiday. The full kitchen comes well-equipped with stainless-steel appliances and other handy cooking ware like chef’s knives, a toaster, and a microwave. Guests can enjoy their meals family-style at the four-person dining table.
In the bedroom, there is a plush king-size bed along with a large wardrobe and dresser drawers for storage. After a day of touring the sights, guests can return for a relaxing bubble bath in the bathroom’s soaking tub.
This gorgeous Airbnb in Birmingham comes with access to two free parking spaces. The Birmingham Botanical Gardens, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and the Utilita Arena Birmingham are all within a 15-minute walk of the home, and the Five Ways train station is less than 10 minutes away on foot.
Penthouse Apartment Near Bullring and Grand Central Shopping Mall
If you are looking to rent an apartment in Birmingham that offers great proximity to the city center and main attractions, then this Airbnb is for you.
The flat is located in the Chinese Quarter, less than a five-minute walk from the O2 Academy Birmingham, the Bullring and Grand Central shopping mall, and New Street Station. There are plenty of bars and restaurants just steps from the apartment, and paid on-site parking is available for guests.
The flat’s interior features an open floor plan with modern furnishings, minimalist décor, and large windows that allow for plenty of natural light. After a night on the town, guests can draw the blinds and curl up in the bedroom’s comfortable king-size bed. The bathroom has a tub/shower combo, as well as a makeup mirror and complimentary body wash and shampoo.
In the living room, the large sectional sofa converts into a second bed, making this rental suitable for up to four guests. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for cooking and comes stocked with complimentary tea and coffee. Guests can gather at the four-person dining table to enjoy breakfast together before setting off on a day of adventuring.
Le Petit Willow Apartment
This elegant apartment in Selly Park is perfect for groups of up to three people looking to stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city center.
The home is located in a quiet neighborhood close to Elmhurst Ballet School. Selly Oak train station is only a 10-minute walk away, and the attractions in the city center are five minutes away by car. Guests have access to free on-site parking.
Inside, the flat has a modern motif with elegant décor, stylish furnishings, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Superhost Jules has stocked the full kitchen with snacks and even offers to cook a homemade breakfast for guests. The living room sofa looks out at the shared backyard, where there is a lovely garden and a small chicken coop to explore. Guests can opt to enjoy their meals at the dining room table or in the sunroom overlooking the garden.
The bathroom comes equipped with a bidet, well-lit vanity, and walk-in shower. In the master bedroom, guests can snuggle into the plush king-size bed and watch as a TV appears from the bottom of the bed frame. There is also a beautiful French makeup vanity, perfect for getting ready for a night out.
Edgbaston Coach House
This cozy coach house near the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is the perfect Birmingham Airbnb for couples or solo travelers.
Inside, the home features a studio-style layout with skylights, comfortable furnishings, and homey touches. In the kitchen, superhost Charlotte has provided complimentary breakfast items, such as cereal, eggs, bread, and jams. There is also a Nespresso coffee maker, a microwave, a two-burner stovetop, and a small oven for guests to make use of while cooking.
The bedroom/living room area boasts a comfortable king-size bed, along with blackout blinds, a small wardrobe, a TV, and a breakfast table for two. After a long day of touring the city, guests can unwind on the reading chair and enjoy a cup of tea while planning their next day’s adventures. The bathroom features gorgeous mosaic tiling and comes well stocked with complimentary shampoo and body soap. For those traveling with little ones, Charlotte can also provide a crib, children’s dinnerware, and toys.
This Birmingham Airbnb is located a five-minute walk from the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and the Birmingham City University: City South Campus. Guests have access to free street parking and free on-site parking with an EV charger.
The Broadway Plaza Flat
This gorgeous short-term rental in Birmingham is ideally located in one of the most popular entertainment areas in the city.
Broadway Plaza is a lively area with plenty of things to do, such as bowling, miniputt, and indoor climbing. Guests can also try their luck at the Broadway Casino. The flat comes with free on-site parking and is roughly a 15-minute walk to the National Sea Life Center.
The apartment’s interior has a contemporary motif with modern finishes and stylish décor. In the bedroom, guests can store their luggage and clothing in the built-in closet, then cuddle up in the comfortable queen-size bed. The bathroom features a rain shower and tub, along with a makeup mirror and hair dryer.
After a lovely dinner nearby, guests can return and enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace while overlooking the city below. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for cooking, as well as sleek black cabinets and stainless-steel appliances. Guests can gather on the large sectional sofa for a movie night or to enjoy a cup of tea while reading. The flat is also equipped with a washer and dryer.
Modern Flat for Two
This gorgeous apartment rental in Birmingham is ideal for couples or business travelers looking to stay near the city center.
The home is located on the edge of the Westside neighborhood, right across from the Peace Gardens. There is a Tesco one block away, and the Five Ways train station is about 10 minutes away on foot.
Inside, the flat boasts a clean, modern feel with eye-catching décor and stylish yellow accents. In the living room, guests can curl up in the lounge chair or on the couch and watch TV or read a book. The full kitchen is equipped with stainless-steel appliances and other conveniences, such as cooking oils and spices. Guests can opt to enjoy their morning coffee at the four-person dining table or on the balcony in the open air.
In the bedroom, there is a double bed with two side tables offering ample drawer storage. After a day of roaming the city, guests can return and enjoy a lovely soak in the bathroom’s tub. Those planning a long stay will be happy to know the apartment also comes with a washer, a dryer, an iron, and a drying rack.
Jewelry Quarter Apartment
If you are looking for a centrally located rental apartment in Birmingham that can accommodate up to eight guests, then superhost Lindsey has the place for you.
This three-bedroom apartment boasts a contemporary motif with wood furnishings, wood floors, and plenty of natural light. In the master bedroom, guests can enjoy an afternoon nap in the queen-size bed or set up their laptops to get some work done at the desk. There is also an en suite bathroom with a stunning marble tiling and a tub/shower combo. The second and third bedrooms both come with a double bed and a wardrobe.
Guests will find a welcome bottle of wine and chocolate awaiting them in the full kitchen upon arrival. There is also a washer and dryer in the kitchen, perfect for those who are planning an extended stay. In the living room, guests can snuggle up on the sectional sofa bed in front of the fireplace and watch TV or read a book from the small library.
This Birmingham Airbnb comes with access to free on-site parking and is located just off of St. Paul’s Square in the Jewelry Quarter.
Spacious Three-Bedroom House
Enjoy a relaxing stay with modern amenities at this stunning three-bedroom house for rent in Birmingham.
The home’s interior features a contemporary motif with stylish furnishings and plenty of natural light. In the living room, guests can relax on the pullout couch and access their favorite streaming channels on the Smart TV. The full kitchen has plenty of counter space for cooking and has a washer and dryer. Guests can enjoy their meals family-style at the six-person dining table. A sliding door leads from the living room to the backyard, where there is a lovely garden and outdoor lounge set, perfect for enjoying evening cocktails.
All of the bedrooms feature wall-mounted TVs and room-darkening shades. The first bedroom has two king-size beds while the second bedroom has two single beds. In the third bedroom, there is a double bed. White and gray marbling covers the bathroom, creating an elegant and clean feel to the space. Guests can opt for a relaxing soak in the Jacuzzi tub or rinse off using the rain shower.
This Airbnb in Birmingham comes with access to free street parking and is only a 20-minute drive from the Birmingham Airport.
Two-Bedroom Flat Near Ikon Gallery
This stunning vacation apartment for rent in Birmingham is perfect for groups of up to six guests looking for a centrally located Airbnb.
Inside, the flat has a modern feel with stylish white furnishings and contemporary décor. In the living room, guests can unwind on the pullout couch and binge-watch their favorite shows and movies on the Smart TV. The full kitchen is stocked with all the essentials, including a toaster, a kettle, and a microwave. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of joe on the balcony or at the breakfast table.
Both bedrooms come equipped with plush double beds, room-darkening shades, and desks. In the first bathroom, there is a tub/shower combo that is perfect for bathing the little ones before bedtime. The second bathroom features a spacious glass walk-in shower. Guests planning an extended stay will be happy to know the home also comes with a washer and dryer.
This gorgeous apartment has access to free street parking and is only a five-minute walk from the Ikon Gallery and the National Sea Life Centre. There are also plenty of restaurants and pubs just steps from the home.
Family-Friendly Flat for Four
This homey two-bedroom is one of the best Birmingham Airbnbs for families looking to stay near the city center.
Inside, the home has a homey contemporary motif with comfortable furnishings and stylish geometric accents. After putting the kids to sleep, parents can enjoy a glass of wine on the balcony while overlooking the city and gardens below. Superhost Sammy has stocked the full kitchen with complimentary basics, such as coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and milk. Guests can enjoy their meals family-style at the four-person dining table, and a high chair is provided so that the little ones can join. Other family-friendly amenities are also offered, such as a baby bath, a crib, toys, and children’s books.
Both bedrooms are equipped with double beds and large wardrobes for storage. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower, while the second bathroom comes with a bath/shower combo. After a day of roaming the museums, guests can gather on the couches in the living room and stream their favorite shows on the Smart TV.
This Birmingham Airbnb is located around the corner from Peace Gardens and conveniently has a Tesco Express below it. Guests have access to one free on-site parking space.
Bright and Spacious City Center Loft
If you are looking for an Airbnb in Birmingham that is located within walking distance of the city’s top attractions, then this gorgeous flat is for you.
The apartment is located less than a five-minute walk from St. Philip’s Cathedral, Birmingham Town Hall, and Bullring and Grand Central shopping mall. There are plenty of restaurants and bars nearby, and there is a Tesco less than a minute away.
Inside, the home has a contemporary motif with an open floor plan and plenty of natural light. In the living room, guests can curl up on the pullout couch and access their favorite streaming services on the Smart Curved TV. The kitchen comes equipped with all the basics, such as an oven, a microwave, and a Dolce Gusto coffee maker.
In the bedroom, guests can enjoy a good night’s rest in the plush double bed. There is also a large wardrobe for storage and a full-length mirror, perfect for getting ready for a night on the town. Guests will find essential bathroom toiletries in the bathroom, including shampoo, conditioner, and body wash to use in the tub/shower combo.
Contemporary Condo With Free Parking
This spacious one-bedroom vacation rental in Birmingham is the perfect rental for couples or solo travelers.
Inside, the home boasts a homey contemporary feel with wood accents, comfortable furnishings, and modern finishes. Guests can relax on the living room sofa bed and watch a movie on the 55-inch Smart TV or read a good book before bed. The full kitchen comes stocked with tea, coffee, and breakfast cereal courtesy of superhost Isabel. Guests can enjoy their morning cup of joe at the four-person dining table or while overlooking the city on the Juliet balcony.
In the bedroom, there is a cozy king-size bed with a gorgeous green velvet headboard, a large built-in closet, and a set of dresser drawers. After a day of adventuring, guests can opt for a relaxing rinse or soothing soak in the bathroom’s tub/shower combo. There is also a large, well-lit vanity that is ideal for getting ready for a night out.
This flat is located less than a five-minute walk from the Mailbox Birmingham shopping center and the Peace Gardens. Guests have access to free on-site parking and free street parking.
Chic Two-Bedroom Flat
This stylish two-bedroom apartment in Birmingham is perfect for groups of up to six people or those with mobility disabilities.
The home is located between Gay Village and Moonlit Park, less than a 10-minute walk to the O2 Academy in Birmingham. Guests have access to free on-site parking.
The interior of the apartment has a contemporary modern feel with over 900 square feet of space. Guests can draw the curtains in the master bedroom and enjoy a good night’s sleep in the plush double bed. There is also a desk, a built-in closet, and an en suite bathroom with a tub/shower combo. In the second bedroom, there are two single beds, along with a desk, a built-in closet, and room-darkening shades. The second bathroom is equipped with a walk-in shower and a hair dryer.
In the living room, there is a lovely gray sectional sofa, perfect for afternoon naps or enjoying a cup of tea while watching the news on TV. The full kitchen boasts stainless-steel appliances and a sleek gray tiled backsplash. Guests can enjoy their morning breakfast at the four-person dining table. This flat is ideal for those with mobility issues as it has an elevator, a wide front door, and no steps within the home.
Luxury Penthouse Beside Mailbox Birmingham
This incredible two-bedroom Airbnb in Birmingham is perfect for those looking to rent an apartment that offers fantastic views in a modern setting.
Inside, the flat features floor-to-ceiling large windows that overlook the canal below. The furniture is modern and comfortable, and there are many homey touches throughout. In the living room, there are plenty of seating options, including a pullout couch, where guests can put their feet up and watch TV or read a book. The full kitchen has sleek, white cabinets and stainless-steel appliances, as well as a complimentary breakfast. Guests can enjoy their meals at the four-person dining table.
In the master bedroom, there is a wood-framed double bed, a desk, and an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The second bedroom also has a double bed. After a long day, guests can enjoy a relaxing bubble bath in the second bathroom’s soaking tub.
Guests have access to a shared outdoor lounge area with plenty of seating and outstanding views of the city. There is also a washer and dryer in the home.
China Quarter Apartment With Free Parking
This two-bedroom apartment for rent in the China Quarter is perfect for families or groups of six or less.
The apartment is located a short walk from the O2 Academy Birmingham, Bullring and Central shopping mall, and Birmingham New Street Station. There are loads of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops just steps from the home, and there is free on-site parking for guests arriving by car.
Inside, the home features a contemporary-modern motif with white furnishings, patterned wallpaper, and beautiful pops of yellow décor throughout. Guests can lounge on the living room sofa or in the reading chair and enjoy a cup of tea while watching the news on TV. The full kitchen is equipped with stainless-steel appliances and stocked with all the essentials for cooking, like chef’s knives, cutting boards, and a toaster. Superhost Emily also provides complimentary tea, coffee, and sugar.
Both bedrooms have a plush double bed, room-darkening shades, and a wardrobe for storage. The bathroom has a tub/shower combo surrounded by sleek gray tiling and comes stocked with complimentary body wash, shampoo, conditioner, and body mist. Emily also provides family-friendly amenities, such as a crib, a high chair, and children’s dinnerware.
There you have them, the best Airbnbs in Birmingham, UK! Whether you’re visiting to check out the music scene, for a weekend getaway, or for business, we hope one of these rentals has caught your eye. Now all you have to do is click, book, and you’re on your way!