London's Best Airbnbs Along The Thames

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London's Best Airbnbs Along The Thames

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How's that for a view? River house in Hammersmith.
How's that for a view? River house in Hammersmith.
Kitchen/living area in the river house in Hammersmith.
Kitchen/living area in the river house in Hammersmith.
Ahoy there! Play pirate on board this Dutch barge near Battersea.
Ahoy there! Play pirate on board this Dutch barge near Battersea.
Sleek interiors on the Dutch barge near Battersea.
Sleek interiors on the Dutch barge near Battersea.
This Battersea houseboat allows you to holiday on the Thames.
This Battersea houseboat allows you to holiday on the Thames.
Cosy up inside the Battersea houseboat.
Cosy up inside the Battersea houseboat.
Sun yourself on the deck in this Chelsea-based houseboat.
Sun yourself on the deck in this Chelsea-based houseboat.
Chelsea houseboat: a room with a view.
Chelsea houseboat: a room with a view.
This seriously pretty flat in Greenwich could be the starting point for your river walks.
This seriously pretty flat in Greenwich could be the starting point for your river walks.
Spiral staircase and kitchen in Greenwich.
Spiral staircase and kitchen in Greenwich.
Floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Thames in Rotherhithe.
Floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Thames in Rotherhithe.
Breakfast on the deck in Rotherhithe.
Breakfast on the deck in Rotherhithe.

Play pirate, soak up the sun, or just kick back with a drink and watch the river roll by on board this selection of fabulous Thames-side Airbnb properties. Book for a holiday, or just treat yourself for a night or two. It's not every day you get to eat breakfast overlooking one of the world's most famous rivers.

River House in Hammersmith

Just look at that view from the patio! This four bedroom townhouse is situated in Fulham and welcomes up to seven guests. Parks, pubs and cafés are all nearby. But you can also just enjoy the back garden, which stretches right up to the rolling river. The house is well equipped with amenities.
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Dutch Barge near Battersea

If riverside isn't good enough for you, then how about ON the river? Hop aboard a Battersea-based rebuilt Dutch clipper which can fit six sea (or river)-hardy guests in two double bedrooms with en suite wet rooms, plus a full size sofa bed. There's an open plan kitchen, wood-fired stove, and even a captain's table upon which to dive into your dinner.
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Battersea Houseboat

Just a 20 minute stroll to the Houses of Parliament, South Bank and other major locations, this is a houseboat in pride of place along the Thames. Enjoy your own private double room within the two-storey property, plus access to living area, kitchen and bathroom. Huge floor to ceiling windows in the apartment offer epic views onto the river and there's even a small outdoor swimming pool to enjoy when weather permits!
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Chelsea Houseboat

Situated on Chelsea's renowned Cheyne Walk with panoramic river views, the Rudyard Kipling houseboat (!) is light, bright and ready to welcome five guests across two bedrooms. As you can see in the picture above, the upstairs living room has French doors leading to a large outdoor deck — perfect for sunny breakfasts and late-night view admiring with a blanket.
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Greenwich Flat

Greenwich is an incredibly popular riverside location and it's easy to see why. With great museums, parks, pubs and river-access aplenty, it has a village-like feel but with easy access to central London. Enjoy it in this lovely, quiet flat for two. Set across two floors and beautifully furnished, the stylish interior retains character while providing all the necessary mod-cons. And it's only a four minute walk from the river!
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Rotherhithe Townhouse

With views of Tower Bridge from the living room balcony, this Rotherhithe townhouse can be your riverside home away from home. With private bedroom, bathroom and access to shared living room and kitchen, two guests can enjoy the space. And when you're not admiring the views indoors, you can enjoy the Thames Path which is a mere one minute away.
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Last Updated 21 May 2015