Top 5 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Canowindra, Australia - Updated 2024

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If you like the idea of spending your day riding a hot air balloon, tasting organic wine, and browsing through a collection of fish fossils, then Canowindra should be the top choice for your next travel. Acclaimed as the Hot Air Balloon Capital of Australia, Canowindra is a small town located in the countryside beside the Belubula River. Aside from the scenic view of lush greens, it also boasts of its historicity, courtesy of its old-fashioned buildings and fish fossils displayed in the award-winning Age of Fishes Museum. The local vineyards offer wine tastings as you enter their rustic cellar doors. Are you ready to take a step back in time and enjoy the view from above? Check out our list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Canowindra, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Refurbished heritage property with a pillow menu

This refurbished early-20th-century heritage property has all the modern comforts you need for a splendid stay. Sleep in style on French linens in a brick-walled bedroom, and feel free to pick a favorite from the pillow menu. Breakfast and Wi-Fi are provided, along with local boutique wine you can enjoy on a private deck with a verdant view. The place also comes with a kitchen and a washer for guests wanting a self-contained rental.

The property sits between Finns store and Perennialle Plants Nursery, Cafe and Emporium, so guests can easily step onto Gaskill Street to take in the historic ambiance of Canowindra. Supermarkets and pubs are also close by for additional convenience.

Stayed at this property?
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
453 meters (0.3 ft) from Age of Fishes Museum
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
some breakfast supplies were very welcome
we loved the delicious extra treats and breakfast too
unit is very comfy clean and well furnished
the house was spotless it was a perfect size for 2 people
beautiful clean and central location right next cafes
ange not surprised you are a super host
spacious great continental breakfast provided pet friendly and excellent communication with owner
beautifully decorated and a great location
great location with a fantastic little cafe/gift shop next door
superb weekend away in canowindra and grange & co was an awesome place to stay
such a beautiful presented place
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2. Eddy's of Canowindra (from USD 783)

This two-story guesthouse guarantees spacious accommodation for you and your loved ones. The generous amenities of this lodging await you, featuring 10 bedrooms with both modern en-suite and shared bathrooms.

There is a commercial kitchen for easy meal prep for your big group. Unlike most vacation rentals, this guesthouse doesn’t offer Wi-Fi, making it the ideal place for those looking for a digital detox. There is also an outdoor deck where you can lounge under the sun and use the barbecue grill.

The best thing about this guesthouse is its barrier-free spaces that you’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere else. One of the bedrooms is wheelchair accessible, and the free off-street parking includes parking for guests with mobility issues. There is also a wheelchair ramp leading into the house for easy and convenient access.

Stayed at this property?
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
515 meters (0.4 ft) from Age of Fishes Museum
20 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 16 Beds 16 Guests 10 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
well heated and great kitchen
kitchen was excellent and back deck gets the morning and afternoon sun
really clean and spacious place to stay
very clean and easy communication with cathy
all good very clean place
house is very clean and tidy
great place to stay room was clean and tidy
a lovely host and great value for money
very friendly host easy to communicate
catherine was also most helpful and accomodating given our late arrival
lovely place great location beautiful town
great place to stay for a short trip
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3. Marlow House Garden Studio (from USD 145)

This compact studio is the perfect spot for guests searching for minimalist dwellings with a garden view. Neatly furnished, the rental features a kitchenette and thoughtfully curated rooms with whimsical details. Outside, there’s a dedicated garden path leading to the vast front garden of Marlow House. The best part is seeing the flowers in full bloom, leaving a sweet little memory to remember after your visit. The studio also comes with Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

This lovely space can only accommodate two, but you’re given the option to rent the main house if you’ll be staying with a large group of up to eight guests. Note that the garden and barbecue area may have to be shared if there are house guests during your stay.

Stayed at this property?
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
739 meters (0.5 ft) from Age of Fishes Museum
56 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed is super comfortable and the air conditioning warms up the studio to a warm glow
extremely pleasant studio room even if dining space is limited to outside table and chairs
the bed was very comfortable and the stylish bathroom had everything we needed
avery comfortable warm 1 bedroom cottage with a lovely self serve breakfast supplied
clean and well appointed
the studio was lovely and sparkling clean
beautiful cottage it was clean and tidy
we had a fabulous stay the accommodation was lovely and very peaceful and sue was a wonderful host
such a lovely property and hosts
susan is a brilliant host very responsive and the studio is super cosy and comfortable
susan was so attentive and helpful with any queries
good communication with owner
we loved being so close to everything
the location is excellent and within a ten minute walk to the centre of town
lovely little cottage ideal for single or couple within walking distance of the main street
great value and a great location for wineries parkes and the dish
great place to stay and convenient to the town centre
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4. Belubula Cottage (from USD 125)

Ideal for couples, this cozy cottage provides an authentic country experience for its guests. Awake to a pristine view of the Belubula Valley in a queen-sized bed and start your day with a quick dip in the clawfoot bathtub. This homey lodging has a fully equipped kitchen and a pantry stocked with local delights at your disposal.

If lounging indoors is not your thing, laze away on one of the patios overlooking the hot air balloons in the area. Treat yourself to a barbecue in the fully fenced garden and savor the idyllic ambiance of this country cottage.

Stayed at this property?
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Age of Fishes Museum
72 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathtub incredible experience with great views for the sunset from the bathroom and backyard
a simple very comfortable cottage where no detail was overlooked
definitely recommend the cottage to anyone looking for a relaxing comfortable and special stay in canowindra
the bathroom with free-standing tub is a treat
cute and well appointed cottage with tasty breakfast provisions
very clean and immaculate property
clean and with all ammenities
great clean and comfy cottage close to the town centre
margaret was always quick to respond to messages and a helpful host
amazing accomodation generous and thoughtful inclusions from the hosts
gorgeous cottage margaret is an awesome host lots of special touches such as freshly baked bread and yummy breakfast
and pet friendly fantastic
great location for exploring the central west
very quite location making our stay a relaxing one
it was the perfect place to stay and break up a long drive
the location was stunning perfect to watch the balloons
a perfect place for get away
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5. Gorgeous country retreat with amazing views (from USD 457)

If you’re planning to visit Canowindra with your loved ones, consider this lovely country-style house packed with essentials. With a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms, and two bathrooms, this spacious rental can accommodate six guests, perfect for a family getaway.

From the balcony, you get a panoramic view of nature and farm animals grazing on the landscape. You can also take a quick stroll in the lower paddocks to feed and interact with the horses. Downstairs is an entertainment room for guests wanting a barbecue party. There’s also Wi-Fi and free parking for guests taking their vehicles with them.

The host has thought far ahead to include an outdoor playground. Indoor and outdoor toys are also provided for your little ones’ enjoyment. If the thought of hot air balloons spontaneously landing within the area still doesn’t convince you to stay, Elizabeth, the host, is also lovely enough to bake you a cake and prepare snacks while you’re in residence. A home away from home, this country retreat ensures that your memories in Canowindra are something to remember for ages.

Stayed at this property?
Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
444 meters (0.3 ft) from Age of Fishes Museum
10 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is fantastic comfortable and modern with amazing views
the place was impeccably clean spotless bathrooms excellent linen
house was clean with adequate cooking and dining areas
elizabeth is a fantastic host
elizabeth was a fantastic host who was extremely attentive contactable with lots of great local advice
this place is incredible elizabeth is a fantastic host and i would definitely recommend this place
5 star host and the place was so lovely we didn't want to leave will definitely stay again
beautiful scenery and surroundings to the property but yet so close to town
great location only a short drive from canowindra and larger cowra
thanks elizabeth - your place is where we will be staying in canowindra from now on
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Savor Canowindra's historic charm and bucolic views

With hot air balloon festivals, historic buildings, and picturesque views of nature, Canowindra is the ideal destination for sentimental and adventurous tourists. Whether you’re visiting for a day or a week, it’s better to stay in places that prioritize comfort and style in the highest order. Visit soon and unwind in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Canowindra, Australia.

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