I know this is long overdue! I don’t know how many times I’ve got an email from a reader or friend asking for some advice on cosy, unique AirBnbs to rent in Brighton, so I’ve finally got around to making a wishlist of my favourite stays for all budgets, group sizes and tastes. I’ve carefully selected each one, and they’re all located in my favourite streets or neighbourhoods; ones I think you would love to get to know.

unique AirBnBs in Brighton

These are actually only a small preview of what’s on the full list, which I’ll be updating regularly. Feel free to email the Ellie & Co concierge if you’ve any questions on your next Brighton trip or need a travel tip! Enjoy your stay!


Preston Park

A colourful period apartment full of character, sleeps 4, £100

If you plan a good night’s sleep and to live like a local in Brighton then this Preston Park hideout is your best bet.

Perfect if you like to leave the city behind at the end of the day and for accessing the countryside.

See the full listing here


Secluded suburban Victorian garden flat for 2, £83

Set in a Victorian terraced home in a pretty residential area near the city’s biggest park.

Good for regulars who enjoy the feel of staying in a leafy suburb.

See the full listing here.


London Road

A sleek apartment hidden along a leafy side street, £113

Set inside an old Victorian corner shop in the up and coming area of London Road close to good local gem restaurants and my favourite vintage cinema

Great if you like to be on the fringes of the city-centre action, a good night’s sleep and local neighbourhood life

See the full listing here.


North Laine

A sunny simple balcony flat for 2 with epic city and sea views, £65

Watch the city in action from your little balcony 12 feet up in the air before you adventure out to explore the pick of this colourful neighbourhoods independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

Perfect for curious and adventurous first-time Brighton visitors and regulars.

See the full listing here.


Stylish contemporary house on a leafy square, sleeps 6, £300

Independent boutiques and restaurants galore on your doorstep to explore in the coolest part of Brighton.

Perfect for first-timers and regulars alike, families, groups or indulgent couples wanting a stylish place all to themselves!

See the full listing here.


tranquil city cottage hideaway – WITH FREE PARKING!!! – and a cute garden, sleeps 5, £221

Set in the heart of the North Laine famous for its independent and vintage shops, independent cafes, bars and restaurants.

Perfect for old-soul regulars wanting a peaceful, traditional and surreptitious central hideaway.

See the full listing here.


Seven Dials/Clifton

Stunning and spacious studio for 2, £64

Incredible value for Clifton – aka ‘The Notting Hill of Brighton’ – the city’s most picturesque neighbourhood. Well located for shopping and the local bars and restaurants of neighbouring Seven Dials – and to visit this secret shop window of curiosities and the phonebox art gallery.

Perfect for style and location-conscious visitors.

See the full listing here.



Cutest studio for 2 (first two pictures) and a bohemian apartment for 4, both set within a quiet historic mews House, £77 and £80

Your pick of bars, shops, and cosy local restaurants – including this amazing chocolate shop and a hidden Thai restaurant – on your doorstep and moments from the sea. Good for a peaceful night’s rest.

Perfect for cool creative visitors on a budget who don’t want to compromise on charm.

See the full listings here and here.


A cosy Musician’s apartment for 2, £34

Well located close to Hove Lawns for escaping the seaside crowds around the Palace Pier.

Perfect for first timers and regulars who want to feel like they’re living like an eccentric Brightonian.

See the full listing here.



A charming Regency apartment for two, £79

Beautiful and historic Regency Brighton by the seafront and Kemptown village life on your doorstep.

Perfect for regulars, seaside eccentrics and old souls.

See the full listing here.

Contemporary sea view balcony flat for 4, £84

Nice place to wake up, drink coffee on the balcony and watch the world go by.

Perfect for first-time seaside dreamers and lovebirds.

See the full listing here.


An antique-filled Georgian townhouse close to the Pavilion, sleeps 12, £417

An immaculate period home dating back to 1820 a minute from the seafront, the Pavilion and Kemptwon for boutique shopping, cafes, bars and restaurants.

Perfect for period property and interior design-loving first timers and regulars.

See the full listing here.

If you didn’t find the apartment in Brighton you were hoping for, you might find it on my full AirBnb Brighton wishlist here. Or feel free to email me.

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1 Comment

  1. elizabeth bohun Reply

    You are a wonderful free spirit. I’m drawn to everything you recommend I think I’m staying in the Artists Residence Hotel. The Airbnbs look fabulous for another time.
    Glad you are following your passion

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