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Our top family Airbnbs across the world

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Launched in 2008, Airbnb is an online marketplace for lodging, holiday rentals, and tourism activities which has skyrocketed in popularity as an alternative to hotels.

With over seven million listings on Airbnb worldwide in 2021, sometimes it can be hard to know where to even begin looking for an Airbnb suitable for you and your family.

To give you a helping hand, we've pulled together our favourite family Airbnbs across the world from Iceland to Italy, Greece to the Cotswolds, whether you fancy a staycation or somewhere a little warmer. 

Landmark Cottage, Brooklyn, USA

Landmark cottage
As a former carriage house this home has some great character. With three separate sleeping areas and two bathrooms, it's super spacious for 5 people. It's also a fully detached building which offers great privacy.

Sleeps: 5 guests

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Chic oasis, London, UK

Chic oasis

Quietly nestled just outside central London, this newly refurbished garden flat is stylishly furnished with eclectic accents collected from across the globe. Full of life and charm, the modern living area and tranquil garden offers a perfect respite.

Sleeps: 4 guests

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Apartment, Berlin, Germany

apartment germany
Centrally situated in one of the most popular streets of the vibrant and versatile Friedrichshain area, you'll enjoy great public transport connections, first-class dining and many attractions within walking distance from home. You have tea, coffee and cooking facilities at your disposal including a high-quality massage chair and football/mini billiards table. There's plenty for your youngster too, with lots of toys in the nursery, a child-friendly writing table and even a bunk bed.

Sleeps: 6 guests

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Sea hut, Marseille, France
sea hut

This beautifully renovated fisherman's cabin is just two steps from the sea. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a hot tub and terrace that offers a sea and hill view to watch the beautiful sunsets while the children's room has three single beds including a bunk bed.

Sleeps: 5 guests

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Bourton Croft Cottage, The Cotswolds, UK
Bourton Croft Cottage

Just 20 metres from the river yet tucked away in its own private courtyard, this extremely spacious cottage can accommodate six guests with ease. With a roaring log wood burner for the winter months and a sunny terrace with comfortable outdoor furniture for the summer, you'll have a great time whatever the season. The hosts also supply two travel cots for babies if required. 

Sleeps: 6 guests

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Cosy cottage, Dafni, Greece

Greece
This cottage is set along a quiet street near the Agios loannis metro station in Dafni, a neighbourhood known for its quaint, village-like feel. Prep your family breakfast in a gorgeous monochrome kitchen before dining on a romantic garden terrace and enjoy the scent of lemon trees while surveying sweeping views of the city. After a day of exploring Dafni, recline on the sofa below a warm, wood-panelled ceiling. Supermarkets, shops, and restaurants are just steps away. 

Sleeps: 4 guests

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House with garden and swimming pool, Chianti, Italy

Chianti homeSpend unforgettable meals on the terrace of this house perched on the Chianti hills from which you will enjoy an incredible view as far as the eye can see over the Tuscan countryside. A modern and elegant space created from an ancient stone house that preserves the charm and original architectural details, it is designed for lovers of tranquillity and silence who want to spend a few days in this unspoiled village surrounded by nature. Your little one will love splashing about in the pool.

Sleeps: 6 guests

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Luxury villa, Cardiff, Wales

Villa, Cardiff
Built in 1855, this Victorian villa in the heart of the city has recently been completely redeveloped. No expense has been spared and the designer has created a unique contemporary feel whilst retaining several of the original features. Offering a very generous space for a large group with the additional benefit of having a secure locked parking space for up to 5 cars, it's just a 13 min walk into town.

Sleeps: 10 guests

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Alton forest lodge, Oakamoor, UK

Alton ForestThis unique woodland hideaway is set in a beautiful ancient forest on the edge of the Peak District national park. Inside this spacious lodge you will find a large living area equipped with a modern open plan kitchen with a large state of the art range cooker, looking over the dining area with huge handbuilt pitch pine dining table following onto a generous lounge area with comfy sofas, 42" LED tv and a log burning stove. The room also benefits from a bespoke library wall covered in hundreds of books. And when the kids are in bed, you can gaze out from the traditional wood-fired hot tub into the woodland night or just lie back, close your eyes and listen to the woodpeckers.

Sleeps: 10 guests

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Apartment, Akureyri, Iceland

iceland apartment
Located in the exclusive residential area of Akureyri, this apartment offers your family a quiet atmosphere and a touch of nature. You will have a view over the bay and the city of Akureyri and in the wintertime, you can enjoy the aurora borealis. Within just a 10 minute drive you'll have access to all kinds of shops, restaurants and cafés.

Sleeps: 4 guests

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