Discover a selection of 10,000 vacation rentals in East London, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and gardens and backyards. Prices start at $149 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in East London. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — East London
Destination guide

The exciting area of East London awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's architecture, museums and art galleries and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in East London. Well known for its skyscrapers, local tours and sightseeing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Oxford Street and Westfield London Shopping Centre are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around East London

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East London a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Eye (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Old Truman Brewery (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Topgolf Chigwell (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Lincoln's Inn Fields (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East London

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in East London. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hyde Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Leicester Square (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Victoria Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • London Fields (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Greenwich Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around East London

The nearest airport is in London City Airport (LCY), located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Manor Park Station, London Woodgrange Park Station and Ilford Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around East London by catching a ride on the metro at East Ham Station, Wanstead Park Overground Station or Upton Park Underground Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in East London?

From upmarket houses to basic cabins, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in East London:

  • "Stylish Waterside Apartment, Near The Angel": If you're searching for somewhere in London City Centre with 2 bedrooms and the comforts of home, this escape is calling your name. Amenities include a DVD player and a phone.
  • "Historic Royal Arsenal, Thames View - The Warren": Settle in at this property in Woolwich Riverside and you'll have access to nearby ecotour services, a DVD player and more. It has 2 bedrooms to accommodate your friends and family.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect East London vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in East London?

Give these vacation homes a gold star! The following weekend getaways in East London have all earned top marks from our very satisfied guests:

  • "Spectacular Views Of Tower Bridge - Tower View apt Central London": A couple of days away at this London City Centre stay will have you feeling renewed and refreshed. Convenient amenities here include internet services and heating. When it's time to go exploring, Crabtree Fields and Electric Avenue are some of the natural attractions in the area.
  • "A Beautifulhome Away Home": With conveniences including internet services and WiFi, you'll feel right at home at this Longbridge retreat. Adventurous travelers will love exploring the local sights, like Crabtree Fields and Chislehurst Caves.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in East London?

There's no shortage of studio apartments in East London. While they obviously don't have the space of a mansion, they pack a big punch when it comes to location, convenience and character. Here are a couple of top-rated choices:

  • "Lovely Private Apartment Next To Barking Station" in Abbey puts you within easy reach of some of the area's popular cultural sights, including Thackeray Gallery and Ben Uri Gallery. Towels and off-street parking options are a couple of the amenities you'll have at hand here.
  • Located in Redbridge, "Cosy One Bed Apartment - 2 Mins From Gants Hill Tube Station" is another awesome base for your adventure. When you've finished checking out highlights like Wilton's Music Hall and Sir John Soane's Museum, take advantage of an iron and ironing board and a microwave oven back at your studio apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in East London?

Ditch the standard hotel experience for the privacy and comfort of your own digs. Even if you only have a handful of days up your sleeve, you'll find short-term rentals in East London that'll feel like your second home. Why not try these on for size?:

  • You'll be near central London City Centre if you stay at "Spectacular Views Of Tower Bridge - Tower View apt Central London". Make the most of your short adventure by visiting the nearby sights, starting with Buckingham Palace and Tower of London.
  • Find out what Longbridge has to offer from "A Beautifulhome Away Home". If you stay at this favorite vacation rental, O2 Arena and Greenwich Park are sights to add to your must-do list.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in East London?

If you really want to wow your someone special, take them somewhere special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in East London at one of these escapes and let love bloom:

  • Bond as a couple at "Stylish Waterside Apartment, Near The Angel". This London City Centre getaway is tailor-made for romance, with amenities like a dining table and a balcony to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Historic Royal Arsenal, Thames View - The Warren". Massage services and beauty services add to the ambiance of this Woolwich Riverside property.

Are there mansions for rent in East London?

Forget lining up at the hotel breakfast buffet or battling it out for a spot in the sauna during your vacation. Rally your favorite people and give your getaway a serious upgrade with one of these mansions for rent in East London:

  • If your property must-have list includes top-notch perks as well as plenty of room, we think you'll love "Large And Spacious With High Ceiling Within A Mansion House" in Tower Hamlets. Your guests will have use of a separate dining area, free WiFi and more.
  • With a firepit and a swimming pool among its numerous highlights, "Gated Mansion House With 6 Apartments Over Looking Canal With Parking And Hot Tubs" also promises to make your stay one you won't forget. This palatial pad is located in Tower Hamlets.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in East London?

Whether you're organizing a stay with a large family group, a big birthday bonanza or even a wedding, Vrbo will help you find a space to fit your whole gang. Round up your best buddies and look at these large vacation rentals in East London:

  • "Bedroom In Gants Hill": This property in Redbridge has 3 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 90 people. As well as a generous amount of space, it comes with a kitchen and a garden.
  • "Modern And Bright One Bed Flat": Located in Goresbrook, this retreat offers amenities like a kitchen and an oven. It has 1 bedroom and can accommodate up to 90 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in East London?

Take your pick and dive right in. Here are a couple of popular house rentals in East London where life is better beside the pool:

  • Parents, kids, uncles, aunts — everyone will enjoy the pool at "New Gorgeous 4bedroom Town House Inside Olympic Park". Whisk your favorite people away on a trip to this Stratford and New Town rental house which also comes with cable/satellite TV services and childrens activities.
  • Relax and unwind beside the water while the kids splash about at "Dwellers Delight Living Serviced Accommodation 2 Bedroom House Woodford". This option in Redbridge offers a range of conveniences to keep the family comfortable and happy, such as a dining table and a smart TV.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in East London?

There's nothing like a getaway to bring your family together, but first, you need to find a space where magic moments can come to life. These family vacation rentals in East London come with lots of room to stretch out and relax with your loved ones:

  • "A Beautifulhome Away Home" in Longbridge will make your trip a truly memorable one. It has 9 bedrooms sleeping up to 19 guests and a range of amenities, including pet-friendly facilities and clothes washing facilities.
  • "Home Away From Home With An Indoor Fireplace" in Newham is another terrific choice. You'll be able to invite up to 7 people to this retreat which features 3 bedrooms, a toaster, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find family cabin rentals in East London?

If you've been thinking about a trip with the family, book one of these cabin rentals in East London and give the kiddos an experience they'll always remember:

  • "Garden Cabin Studio In Camden Town" - Book in a weekend at this retreat in Camden. Amenities like a kitchen and a fridge will help make your stay nice and comfortable.
  • "Log Cabin" - Craft magic memories with the kids at this popular property. Located in London Borough of Bromley, it provides guests with coffee and tea making facilities, a microwave oven and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the East London vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.