10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Footscray, Australia - Updated 2024

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For your next holiday or weekend getaway, soak up the creative vibe and learn about the history of Footscray and its multicultural heritage. This suburb’s heartbeat can be felt while strolling along the banks of the tranquil Maribyrnong River, boasting picturesque walks and peaceful picnics.

The Footscray Market beckons with its array of fresh produce, while the impressive Footscray Historical Society delves into the area’s storied past. To truly savor Footscray’s essence, venture to Whitten Oval to cheer the players or be drawn to the serene ambiance of the Heavenly Queen Temple. There’s also Footscray Community Arts — a hub for creative expression that reflects the neighborhood’s artistic pulse. 

Looking for a lovely holiday home for a family retreat, a friends’ reunion, or a romantic escape? Footscray offers an array of Airbnb rental accommodations to suit your needs! Here are some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Footscray, 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 June 02, 2024.

1. Contemporary oasis in Melbourne's inner west (from USD 112)

Folks desiring a contemporary and deluxe stay in a sought-after spot will surely love this abode situated in Footscray. Inside, you will have generously proportioned rooms, stylish furnishings, and thoughtful design.

Take a seat on the cozy balcony and enjoy the breathtaking city views. And when it’s time to unwind, treat yourself to a relaxing bath or indulge in a delicious cup of coffee from the Nespresso machine.

The kitchen is fully equipped with high-quality appliances, making it easy to prepare your favorite meals. Stay comfortable with the split-type air conditioning system in the living area, complemented by a sleek Smart TV. Each bedroom also has fans and heaters to adapt to changing weather conditions.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.43 km (0.9 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
65 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is a very nice coffee shop right on the side of the apartment
very good and clean place
was such a lovely clean and spacious apartment
the apartment was spotless and very tidy beds were comfortable
house is very clean aesthetic and functional
the place was amazing neat and clean
great host and excellent property
aaron was also responsive towards our questions and was always available
great place to stay and a wonderful host
host was very helpful and communication was easy
it was super comfortable and the host did not reserve anything when furnishing the apartment
location is great too
great location great set up
great apartment in a convenient location
great apartment and great location
great apartment in good location next to river
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2. Stylish and convenient apartment (from USD 99)

Set in the vibrant heart of Footscray, this apartment is fully equipped with everything you may need for a comfortable stay. For those donning the chef’s apron, the kitchen comes well-equipped with appliances and amenities, including a barista-style espresso machine and a multi-function rice cooker. Basic ingredients, including rice and flour, are provided, so you can just pick up some fresh produce at the nearby market and get cooking.

The balcony is the perfect spot to relax with a cup of tea in the morning or enjoy a glass of wine in the evening. It has a wooden alfresco table for two, and it overlooks the beauty of Footscray.

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Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
71 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was well appointed and was generously supplied with breakfast and coffee needs
my wife and i we stayed for three months and we enjoyed every moment living in this apartment
the place is exactly like the pictures and had all the facilities
loved the bed very comfortable
very clean and well maintained
clean cozy place to stay
the place is clean cozy and is as advertised
the flat was clean and well equipped
nice and clean quiet and comfortable
hosts were very responsive and helpful
stuart and intan were kind and welcoming and very prompt on the response
stuart & intan were the perfect hosts they responded very quickly and their place was perfect
stuart and intan were clear and friendly communicators making the whole stay a smooth/easy process
great location excellent host & lovely peaceful apartment
a wonderful location for this cozy apartment
only 10mins to the station which was great
great stay nice apartment convenient location
a lovely place to stay and a very convenient location
and there is a really nice park along the marybyrnong river where you can walk and bike around
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3. Cozy retreat with city views

With its spacious rooms and a sunny balcony, you’ll feel right at home at this charming townhouse. When you arrive, you’ll find light breakfast treats waiting for you.

The snug and inviting rooms are soundless, well-insulated, and let in enough natural light. Enjoy an undisturbed rest on the queen-size bed. You also have access to the full kitchen for a convenient cooking adventure. Keep your clothes clean in the laundry room.

In the winter, the home is cozy and warm, thanks to its high ceilings and central heating. It’s also cool and comfortable in the summer, thanks to its air conditioning.

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Footscray, Victoria, Australia
2.01 km (1.3 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there was lots of thoughtful touches and a great continental breakfast provided
always clean and tidy
very clean and quiet place
the place was very clean and comfortable
very clean and a well stocked pantry
it was clean stylish and very modern
excellent apartment with excellent helpful host
ingrid is a very generous host with a stocked fridge and pantry for our arrival
ingrid was immediately responsive very accommodating during the unexpected lockdown and extended to us terrific hospitality
ingrid very responsive to any questions
perfect location close to everything
great location not too far from the city yet far enough away
ingrid’s place is just great
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4. Serene abode with a tapestry of amenities

Elevate into luxurious living within this abode’s realm. Stainless steel culinary companion — dishwasher, fridge, microwave, oven — grace the kitchen for your convenience.

In the morning, enjoy a leisurely breakfast on the balcony. In the afternoon, you can work out at the gym before going out to explore the many bars, cafes, and restaurants nearby. And in the evening, use the barbecue grill to cook a nice meal and savor it in the outdoor dining space.

Revitalize in the sauna’s purifying embrace. Alternatively, take a dip in the swimming pool, but do note that its usage is subject to availability.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.2 km (0.8 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
12 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
two bed two bath was great and particularly the back bedroom was great and dark for sleeping baby
better instructons on how to enter apartment would have been helpful
clean and very quiet place
the apartment was clean and tidy
it was however a great location
communication really good and apartment was convenient due to being close to my family
great place great location that is central to everything with fantastic amenities especially the swimmingpool
hosts were helpful and responsive on all aspects awesome restaurants and walks close by
find somewhere else to stay a park bench under a railway bridge would be better
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5. Exquisite dwelling with balcony (from USD 102)

Freshly minted within the last year, this apartment is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a long day of exploring. It is fully furnished and the beds are equipped with indulgent linens. Wake up to views of the wonderful cityscapes and the meandering river from your bedroom. Then, enjoy a leisurely alfresco breakfast on the covered balcony.

Curl up on the couch with a good book or magazine. There’s also a 50-inch (127.00-centimeter) TV with Chromecast, so you can stream your favorite movies and shows.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
900 meters (0.6 ft) from Flemington Racecourse
93 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment gorgeous views &instructions were very clear
lovely clean apartment with views and walking distance to all that footscray has to offer
the apartment was clean convenient and well equipped
place was clean and great condition
it’s new modern-minimalist apartment - very clean and presents really well
highly recommend was clean and tidy and will definitely stay again
sheryl’s place was very new clean and matched the listing
definitely recommend awesome hosts
sheryl was an amazing host
they were very accommodating and responsive always willing to go the extra mile
great apartment and very responsive and friendly host - seamless experience and stay from start to finish
got to meet hany in person and he was a lovely host
great apartment and very easy to walk to main restaurant/shopping strip
the property is located in an extremely central location and has good amenities close by
sheryl’s place is in a great location
great stay easy access and handy location
would definitely recommend to anyone wishing to stay close to the cbd whilst avoiding the hustle and bustle
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6. Compact apartment with laundry access (from USD 93)

This apartment serves as an excellent hub for thrifty travelers seeking a nice place to stay while in Footscray. Here, you’ll find lines perfect for drying clothes and an adjoining coin-operated laundry equipped with a dryer.

Its simple furnishings harmonize gracefully with practical appliances. The TV has Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and YouTube. You can use the Chromecast to stream live TV through the internet using your personal device. Temperature control can be easily maintained by the Mitsubishi air conditioning unit. Guests will also have access to the portable heater and fan to cater to individualized comfort preferences.

There’s a dedicated off-street parking spot for your car. Furthermore, the communal courtyard garden beckons you to share friendly moments with neighbors.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
2.07 km (1.3 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wi-fi is fast beds are comfortable
patrick also prepared the fold out bed (very comfy) which we were very appreciative about
wi-fi and netflix were appreciated overall a good value to stay near melbourne
good for winter as the room can be really warm at night
i chose to stay at patrick's apartment because it had all the comforts of home
everything was clean and tidy and patrick is always super quick to respond
clean compact and good location
clean place is good enough to stay a few days can't ask more
to dry clothes lines are available in the shared locked courtyard
close to public transport clean and easy to access
he is a wonderful host with a great venue
great place to stay for the price the host was very kind and provided great recommendations
patrick is a great host so i recommend him to everyone
we loved our time in melbourne and patrick is a great host
patrick was responsive and super helpful
love the location
super location easy access to get around
a bit far but very well conected to central area
a great stay loved the location and great selection of nearby vegan eateries
perfect place if you just need a short stay and be close to cbd
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7. Luxurious studio with lots of character (from USD 117)

This boutique-style studio is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The ambiance is an homage to Australia’s essence — a tapestry of calm woven into its design. Upon stepping inside, an instant of serenity washes over. Sunlight dances upon polished concrete floors within this curated haven.

After a restful night’s sleep, go to the fully equipped minimalist kitchen. There, you will find a coffee maker for your morning caffeine fix. Afterward, enjoy a lazy afternoon walk in the private courtyard. As the day starts to come to an end, let the sunset provide a backdrop for your alfresco meal on the deck.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
171 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable air bnb
the garden studio had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
inge's place is a comfortable place for 2 people for a few nights inge is helpful and always responsive
warm comfortable easy to navigate
spacious clean and private…
always clean and has everything you need
the kitchenette was useful and the bathroom is very clean and tidy
aside from the security issue the studio was very clean and had a great set up
the property was clean and had great ammenities
inge is a great host
host is very quick to respond would definitely recommend staying while in footscray
inge was very helpful and available
we had a wonderful stay - tidy well equipped and functional studio apartment run by some kind people
inge was very helpful
very convenient location with nice cafe and good food within walking distance
beautiful private and close to transport
perfect location close to station easy access to city by trains
beautiful place in a wonderful location
beautiful studio in a convenient location
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8. Bright loft in a creative community (from USD 59)

This urban loft studio is infused with a cool and funky vibe. It’s nestled on the second floor, and there’s a black spiral staircase leading up to it. Inside, there’s a cute sofa and bed with striped covers, perfect for relaxing or getting some work done.

The exposed brick walls are awash in white, giving the loft an industrial feel. The eclectic mix of furniture and artwork creates a unique and inviting space. The skylight floods the loft with natural light, making it a bright and cheerful place to be. With amenities including an oven, stove, and toaster, the kitchen area extends an invitation for guests to craft their own culinary creations.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
65 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space had everything we needed - excellent kitchen and bathroom and bed very comfy
clean and comfortable stay
very beautiful and clean place
great value ; clean and comfortable
the room was clean and comfortable
modern neat and clean
very nice host and very nice place
catherine was a lovely host
catherine was an amazing host
catherine was a great host really helpful and quick to respond
the host catherine was easy to talk and so kind
train and bus is an easy walk away
easy walk to footscray station or tons of bus routes available
it's also very close to a nice riverbank walk
great little spot close to the river and a short walk from bustling footscray
a fantastic stay in a great location
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9. Hideout (from USD 73)

The entirety of this abode is yours to claim during your stay. There is a TV and an awesome sound system for relaxing after a long day of exploring. To keep you comfortable, make use of air conditioning or portable fans. You will also find a high chair and outlet covers in case you’re traveling with young children.

The kitchen beckons with a kettle’s song, a toaster’s toast, and a baking sheet’s promise. There is even a private patio or balcony with outdoor furniture for enjoying your meals alfresco style.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, Victoria, Australia
1.77 km (1.1 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
76 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
really appreciated the amenities and having a stocked pantry and fridge as well as bathroom and laundry
had a comfortable 2 night stay
excellent value for money extremely quiet for an apartment building and exactly as described
great communication very clean and welcoming
great modern and clean apartment
clean and convenient place for staying
modern clean and very comfortable
brilliant apartment perfectly clean with everything we needed
amazing support from apartment owner very friendly and fast responses to questions
they were super understandable so were a great host
anil was a great host and very responsive in communications
anil was also very responsive to various questions
you are indeed superb host
great location close to everything
great location for us
great location quiet and a short walk away from everything
15 minutes walk to a busy train station and plenty of great shops and restaurants close by
location is great and not too far from the cbd
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10. Charming apartment on the fifth floor (from USD 66)

Take a quick elevator ride to the fifth floor, and you’ll reach this chic haven. Here, the living and dining areas have stylish furnishings and look very inviting. The well-appointed Smeg kitchen space is where the alchemy of cooking unfolds.

Switch on the 32-inch (81.28-centimeter) HDTV, where Netflix awaits your command. Or, check out the curated collection of books, each an escape to another world. The inclusion of remote control air conditioning and an internet connection ensures a convenient stay. You can also feel the sun’s soft touch on the balcony for serene relaxation.

Stayed at this property?
Footscray, VI, Australia
1.87 km (1.2 mi) from Flemington Racecourse
57 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a great apartment with a lovely balcony overlooking the city
beds were comfortable and good air conditioning
the lounge area was very comfortable with a lovely kitchenette the bathroom modern
it was very clean and modern
the place was very clean and as described
great communication from hosts and the whole place was clean and tidy :)
3c and security comfort clean and convenience
great place easy to get anywhere clean
the host was really responsive and helpful
david is a great host with prompt replies to any questions i had
david was very helpful and his his place was unreal
david was a very responsive host that answered all our questions
david was amazing and very attentive to our needs
located walking to distance to footscray market for great food
great location and easy check-in
good location just 15mins away from cbd by car
location is perfect for events in the area
great little pad great location
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Stay chic and happy in Footscray!

After a day of exploring Footscray, relax in one of these chic and modern vacation rentals. Each rental features a welcoming atmosphere with plenty of natural light. So, what are you waiting for? Don’t delay, book your stay today!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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