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The Airbnbs so extra they come with all the entertainment. Small Pool Table
'Tis the season to book a holiday to look forward to and nothing is getting us more excited about a trip away this year than Airbnb's new Play category.
The rental website's Airbnbs with tennis courts, football pitches, bowling alleys and crazy golf are perfect for rounding up your favourite family members for a self-catering break in the UK or beyond.
Just like our selection of the best Airbnbs with hot tubs and amazing Airbnbs with pools, these rentals with entertainment offer more than the standard holiday home.
Ideal if you've vowed to spend more time with your loved ones this year or simply fancy enjoying some R&R with a load of games thrown in, these Airbnbs are made for travellers looking to get more out of their holidays this year.
Perhaps you'd like to stay active during your staycation with some good old fashioned team sports? There's a rental with a basketball court or tennis court for that. Or maybe you want indoor games to keep the whole gang entertained after dark (and save money on nights out): we've found Airbnbs with bowling alleys, games rooms and climbing walls.
Whether its Airbnbs with games rooms in the UK or Airbnbs with pool tables in Italy, we've got you covered with our pick of the coolest rentals to book now for 2023...
From the pool table to the jukebox and virtual pinball to an Xbox with a 70-inch TV, this UK Airbnb with a games room is the perfect place to get competitive with friends. The stylish arcade is an excellent space to socialise on a group getaway and when it's time to together, there are plush sofas, elegant dining spaces and a hot tub outside.
It might be tiny but this two-person Airbnb offers a crazy golf course you can make use of during your stay. This fun and quirky Devonshire shack is ideal for a romantic trip and it's dog-friendly, too. Previous guests say the crazy golf 'went down a treat' and is an 'amazing addition'. That's not all the small rental has either as there's a hot tub and super-cool BBQ area outside.
Take a five-hour drive north of Los Angeles to the epic Mammoth Lakes and you won't only be rewarded with mountain biking, stand-up paddleboarding and skiing, but climbing, too. This impressive Airbnb comes with a climbing wall that blends nicely into the living space. The six-person apartment is steps from a hot tub and pool to soothe post-climbing muscles in the summer. There's a pool table upstairs, too.
Airbnbs by the sea don't get much better than this Hastings pad packed with quirks. The unique rental is set in a renovated Turkish bath and has three luxurious bedrooms, a massive living room and a huge dining table for entertaining. The best bit is the bowling alley, which previous guests have raved about. Shuffleboard, a basketball hoop, cinema room and piano complete the experience. This is one Airbnb you could easily hole up in!
When you're not soaking up the fresh air, good food and calming scenery of Italy's mountains, there are some amazing Airbnbs to relax in. This one on the sunny side of Ortisei is a terrific rental for both summer and winter escapes. It has enough for you to do outside of ski or hiking sessions, including table football with views, a hot tub and soaking up the vitamin D from sun loungers. The ski room is a thoughtful touch, too.
If the success of the England team in the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 made you want to play football, you're in luck as this Airbnb in the village of Boughton has a beautiful acre of garden with goal posts for you to spend hours enjoying five-a-side football. There are six bedrooms, making it ideal for a group getaway, and plenty to keep you entertained, including a swimming pool, fire pit, ping pong table, trampoline and football table.
One of the most impressive rentals you'll find in Florida, this stunning house features multiple arcade games throughout for the perfect Airbnb with a games room. You'll find it in the city of Davenport, perfectly placed between Tampa and Orlando. There's a cinema room that rivals public cinemas and plenty of space for the whole family. Close enough to the Disney parks, the fun doesn't stop when you get home as there are themed bedrooms and a bounce house.
For an action-packed trip to beautiful north-western France, check in to this villa that will impress any group of friends or families. The outdoor basketball court provides a fun space for shooting some hoops and when you've had enough of that, there's a heated swimming pool, a pool table and table football for you and up to 29 loved ones to enjoy.
Pack your rackets and balls for this wonderful Airbnb in the village of Chiddingfold with a beautiful tennis court. The four-guest cottage is just how we like our rural retreats: cosy on the inside and sociable on the outside, with its outdoor dining and tennis court you can arrange to have access to.
Game Billiard Table Round up your favourite people and head to Wales for a staycation near Usk Castle in this lovely Airbnb. It has a cinema room kitted out with bean bags and popcorn holders for nights in with films. The pool table, hot tub for six people and massage therapy room are also worth checking out.