Airbnb Belfast: 11 Unique Airbnbs In Belfast For A Night Away With A Difference

11 Unique Airbnbs in Belfast
Photo left via Gillian on Airbnb. Photo right via Ben on Airbnb.

If you’re looking for a unique Airbnb Belfast has plenty.

Belfast attracts over 800,000 visitors each year to its various city attractions including Titanic Belfast, City Hall and Belfast Castle.

Airbnbs in Belfast City are the perfect base for exploring with shopping, museums, botanical gardens and great restaurants within easy reach.

We’ve cut through the jungle to find 11 of the best Airbnb’s in Belfast so that you can spend more time surfing for fun things to do in Belfast and less time scouring the web for accommodation. 

The most unique Airbnbs Belfast has to offer

Belfast is home to many a weird and wonderful place to stay. In the guide below, you’ll discover Airbnbs in Belfast that fall into the unique and unusual category.

You’ll also find some incredible apartments with quirky interiors and balcony that offer breath-taking views.

A final note before we dive in: if you book an Airbnb via any of the links below, we’ll make a small commission that helps towards the running of this site.  You won’t pay extra, but we appreciate it (cheers!). 

1. A barge at Titanic (Harland Berth)

Barge At Titanic - Harland Berth Airbnb in Belfast
A very unique Airbnb in Belfast: Photos via Gillian on Airbnb

Here’s one vessel that won’t be sinking any time soon! This bijou restored houseboat is moored in the marina in the heart of Belfast City.

Ideal for 4 guests, it has a spacious sitting area with squishy sofas but you’ll probably want to hang out with drinks on the furnished deck. Enjoy the city lights and water view – it’s magic after dark!

There’s a compact double bedroom with queen bed, bunk room for 2, a well-organised kitchen and a “proper” bathroom with shower and loo.

There’s even a laundry ashore. Best of all you’re as close as it gets to bars, shops and attractions. Book a night or see more here.

2. Another barge at Titanic (Wolff Berth)

Barge At Titanic - Wolff Berth Airbnb in Belfast
Photos via Gillian on Airbnb

Another floating gem, this renovated houseboat Airbnb in Belfast Marina, adjacent to the Titanic Centre and minutes from city centre bars, restaurants and a local Spar for necessities.

Relax on the cushioned deck seats surrounded by plants, stunning waterfront views and the bright city lights after dark.  Enjoy a good night’s sleep – there’s a double bedroom, bunk room and a full bathroom with a “proper” toilet and shower.

The sitting room is perfect for chilling out and checking your emails on the corner sofa before rustling up breakfast in the compact kitchenette before heading out for the day. Book a night or see more here.

3. The Belfast boat house (right by the sea)

Belfast Boat House Airbnb- right beside the sea
Photos via Carol on Airbnb

Perfect for visitors yearning for sea views, this restored boathouse is steps from the beach and the “briny”.

Filled with nautical ephemera, this former Coastguard Boathouse is on Belfast Lough, Whiteabbey, 10 minutes from city centre attractions, shops and nightlife.

There’s a sitting room with sofa bed, bedroom and modern bathroom with shower in this cosy cottage which is steeped in seafaring history.

After a sound night’s sleep look forward to breakfast in the fully equipped eat-in kitchen while enjoying views across the bay to Cavehill and the Titanic Quarter. Book a night or see more here.

4. Belfast Hot Tub House (one of the best Airbnbs in Belfast City Centre)

Belfast Hot-Tub House Airbnb - in the City Center
Photos via Peter on Airbnb

Ohhh we really like the look of this Belfast Airbnb. Splash out on this newly renovated townhouse with its own trendy bar and 6-seater hot tub. 

You even get a complimentary bottle of bubbly on arrival! Relax on the sectional sofa in front of the fireplace (non-working) and watch TV before heading upstairs to find two double bedrooms.

There’s a modern grey gloss kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine and a pristine bathroom with shower. Extra surprises include Netflix, Bluetooth speaker and a classic arcade games machine with 600 retro games.

How cool is that! Onsite parking with bars, dining and attractions within easy reach. Book a night or see more here.

5. Titanic Workers Apartment

Titanic Workers Apartment Airbnb in Belfast
A very cosy Airbnb in Belfast: Photos via Charles on Airbnb

Another relic of Belfast history, this newly converted flat is well appointed and superbly located a short walk from Belfast’s main attractions and transport links.

Wooden floors, a corner sofa, dining table and a well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher take up the open living space in this immaculate apartment.

There’s a modern bathroom and comfy bedroom with queen-size bed upstairs. On-street parking and shared rear yard outside. Book a night or see more here.

6. A modern Apartment near Belfast Centre

Modern apartment Airbnb in Belfast close to city center
Photos via Iain & Laura on Airbnb

This sleek 2 bedroom apartment is 5 minutes by taxi or a 15-20 minute walk from the city centre.

Recently redecorated to a high standard this contemporary flat has an open-plan living room with dining table and gorgeous white leather sofas around the Smart TV. The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need for a longer stay.

If you’re travelling with family and friends, there’s a spacious double bedroom, twin room and bathroom with wet-room-style shower. Private garage parking available and free Wi-Fi. Book a night or see more here.

7. Modern Apartment with Balcony in the Titanic Quarter

Apartment In Titanic Quarter Airbnb in Belfast
Photos via Ben on Airbnb

Recently voted one of the Top 10 Airbnbs in Belfast, this chic city centre apartment has a bright, comfortably furnished living room with Smart TV, Apple TV and Netflix.

Sliding doors open onto the full-width balcony for relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of the day.

The fully fitted white kitchen with dining table is perfect for self-catering and there’s a comfortable king-size bedroom with Egyptian cotton sheets and uber-modern bathroom with bath and shower over.

All this just a stone’s throw from the Titanic Museum on the River Embankment. Book a night or see more here.

8. Stylish Belfast Flat (one of our favourite Airbnbs in Belfast City Centre)

BELFAST IN STYLE Airbnb
Photos via Stevie on Airbnb

This stylish apartment has a contemporary finish with a well-appointed living room with a leather sofa.

It has a dining room/office with street views and a trendy green kitchen which includes a Nespresso coffee machine.

Two double bedrooms and a stylish bathroom accommodate 4 and there’s secure parking onsite. You’re within walking distance of cafes, bars, Ulster Museum and Botanical Gardens from one of the best value Airbnbs in Belfast.

Make use of secure parking during your stay as you’re just 20 minutes’ stroll from the city centre. Book a night or see more here.

9. Self-contained duplex flat

Self contained two level flat Airbnb in Belfast
Photos via Sophia on Airbnb

This converted stable has high raftered ceilings and a generous open-plan living room. Velux windows and a wall of windows lights up the kitchen, dining area and twin sofa beds.

Tastefully furnished with antiques, it has a huge bedroom with a queen-size bed upstairs along with a bathroom. The flat has off-road parking, garden, use of oven and washing machine in the main house.

Located in a historic suburb of Belfast with parks, 2 minutes’ walk from shops and restaurants on Lisburn Road and 10 minutes’ walk from the University Quarter. Book a night or see more here.

10. Victorian townhouse with games room

Victorian townhouse & games room Airbnb in Belfast
Photos via Thomas on Airbnb

If you’re in search of an Airbnb in Belfast city that’ll suit a mini-getaway with friends or family, look no further than this place.

This spacious 5 bedroom townhouse can accommodation 10 guests and it’s a handy 5-minute drive or bus ride to the city centre.

It benefits from a private garden with swings and a games room with pool table. It is close to the zoo, parks and local shops.

Modern fully-equipped kitchen, dining table, Wi-Fi, cable TV and free parking make this one of the best family-friendly Airbnbs in Belfast city centre. Book a night or see more here.

11. A luxury apartment with marina views

Luxury Apartment Airbnb in Belfast
Photos via John on Airbnb

This luxury apartment in the sought-after Titanic Quarter is beautifully appointed with 2 bedrooms and 2 immaculate bathrooms, one with bath and shower and the other with a walk-in shower.

Put your feet up on the corner sofa and enjoy panoramic waterfront views of Belfast Lough through floor-to-ceiling windows.

There’s a contemporary kitchen, dining table and 50” TV in a beautiful apartment that offers city living at its best. Onsite parking available.

It’s hard to pick from these top Belfast Airbnbs – they all have their own particular wow factor with something for every taste. Book a night or see more here.

Fancy seeing what other Airbnbs Belfast has to offer?

If you want to see what other unique places that are up for rent on Airbnb in Dublin, you can find looooooads right here.

Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.

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