Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Launceston, Tasmania, Australia - Updated 2022

Natália Cagnani
Natália Cagnani 

Imagine a vibrant hub wrapped with city and country charm, Colonial and Victorian architecture, tasty food and wine plus beautiful scenic highlights. One of Australia’s oldest cities, Launceston, in northern Tasmania, is a hidden gem where the Tamar River estuary flows. It’s a small place, but with a cosmopolitan vibe and an inviting environment that will make you wander around, even without a destination. Whether you take a walk at the city’s seaport boardwalk, visit an antique shop, or cross the suspension bridge at the iconic Cataract Gorge, there is always something new to try. So here is a list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Launceston, Tasmania, to make the most out of your stay!

1. s freshly renovated townhouse in City Center (from USD 155)

Being in a central location doesn’t mean you can’t have a stylish home just as this freshly renovated townhouse for your vacation. From the year of 1920, it received an extreme makeover and turned into this beautiful and modern home. The exposed brick, dark furniture in the kitchen, L-shaped sofas, and wooden details give a stunning vibe to relax after a long walk or party in the private courtyard with friends or family during the night. Each space is equipped with everything you might need at an Airbnb vacation rental in Launceston.

Launceston on Bathurst, City Central
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
199 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredibly comfortable homely and well stocked with all the comforts required
there is a room no door but still feel comfortable
we had a wonderful stay the bedding was very comfortable and the kitchen was fabulous
spotlessly clean and great linen
super clean and comfortable beds
sparkling clean with everything you need
comfy bed and spotlessly clean
carries place had a great renovation done to it and it’s open spacious and clean
very helpful host easily contacted
thank you for being such a wonderful host
communication with host was great and everything is as described
carrie is a generous host
great place location is central
prime location with great style
great apartment close to cbd
excellent location and stunning interiors carrie’s place is central and a short walking distance from the shops
an amazing house in a central location
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2. Hideaway on a lovely hill with views of the city (from USD 67)

The best views are always on the top of a hill. Like this spacious hideaway with French doors overlooking a beautiful garden, full of seasonal fruits and vegetables, and a relaxing private deck to enjoy this green landscape. The icing on the cake, however, comes with an amazing view of the city and the mountains around. All the environment has a warm and friendly vibe to deliver a delightful experience. Despite being high, this lovely place is just a few minutes from some cafes and within walking distance of the iconic Cataract Gorge.

Garden apartment with fabulous views
West Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
336 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has a nice kitchen and beautiful balcony with nice town view
there is a great outdoor deck overlooking a beautiful garden and comfortable furniture inside
i especially love those high quality amenities including shampoo conditioner as well as shower gel
a very comfortable and well equipped apartment great views of the city
spacious well equipped kitchen comfy bed great shower large screen tv and a gorgeous view over the city
clean well appointed & tastefully decorated
the apartment was very clean and tidy
amanda’s place is very clean spacious and warm
it was clean and comfortable and amanda was very responsive
the apartment is clean and its the same like in the pictures
friendly and helpfull host
amanda is a very friendly host and made us feel like home
amanda is a really lovely host
amanda is a great host she respond to our queries fast
amanda was a fantastic host and we loved her property
the location is excellent
good location and beautiful room
location of the apartment was superb
great place in a great location
great walks close by and an iga
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3. Stunning house with a rooftop view and hot tub (from USD 148)

The entire place was designed by an architect, offering a stunning first impression. Light, bright, and airy, it’s inspired by vintage treasures, luxurious furniture, and a French touch on the decoration. With a rooftop view, you can relax while in the hot tub and create unforgettable memories for your vacation in Launceston. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a travel crib, and children’s books and toys, this accommodation is perfect for families. Enjoy the fact that it is within walking distance to all sites.

The Store House - superb location
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
387 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely spacious light filled studio space with two bedrooms and two bathrooms plus balcony
there’s real linen on the super comfortable beds lots of space and lots of style
peaceful full of natural light with heaps of room for a family of four
fully featured kitchen with polished concrete bench tops to match the polished concrete floors
we felt so at home and comfortable with lots of space and room for open living
clean and tidy and very convenient
comfy beds very clean neat and tidy
clean spacious and well appointed accommodation
the apartment is well designed and kept very clean
the beds are very comfortable and the whole place is very clean
di was an excellent host
di was an excellent host who was very responsive to all our queries
would definitely recommend to stay the host is lovely
when we met later she was very friendly
the check-in/check-out works great and the owner is delightful
great location and beautifully presented
great location and close to everything in launceston
interesting and eclectic nice walk to downtown
the location is also super central without being noisy
a fantastic location and tastefully decorated
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4. Secluded retreat surrounded by nature (from USD 160)

Surrounded by nature in a very peaceful and calm landscape, this gorgeous house sits on a hill with spectacular views over Launceston and the Tamar Valley. The indoor is finely decorated with a modern touch, big windows, and wooden details that usher nature to the inside. This three-bedroom house has a newly renovated kitchen, family features, and a lounge area that leads you to a functional outdoor, with a deck and a hammock to enjoy all the views.

Central CBD Whole house views Free WI FI Netflix.
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
334 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds well-stocked pantry fantastic views adequate heating attractive furnishings and appealing decor
beds were comfortable and internet speed was great too
gorgeous immaculate home with a view overlooking town and the most comfortable bed
excellent array of kitchen provisions available which is most thoughtful
the house was lovely and had a stunning view from the huge window in the living room
spacious and very clean
well stocked for everyday requirements clean and lovely surrounds
a lovely clean and homely place to stay in launceston
sparkling clean and everything you need for a great stay
a spacious and spotlessly clean house with very comfortable beds and quality linen
the host is very helpful
catherine was also an outstanding host
beautiful house and lovely host
child friendly home with a safe secure yard
great house great host and great location
great location and great house
good location and homely place
wonderful place located atop a hill
a lovely central relaxing stay
beautiful house close to everything needed
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5. Amazing luxurious open-plan spot with river views (from USD 182)

Centrally located, this luxurious stay has all the high-end touches to turn your vacation days into special moments. With a sophisticated look, this spacious two-bedroom apartment is all about open concept, high ceilings, and lots of natural light. Get amazed by the stunning views of the Tamar River from a private balcony and the modern decoration itself, which makes the place pop up right in front of your eyes. If you are traveling as a family, there are lots of features available for you and your children. You can also book a long-term stay if you wish.

Stunning 2 bedroom Apartment Central Location
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
372 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment great view
comfortable space to stay with everything we needed
jaamine's apartment is stylish and the intelligent lighting is quite convenient
a modern and well-designed apartment with two cosy bedroom we enjoy the great experience in the apartment
apartment was very comfortable for 4 of us (1x couple and 2x single)
clean and well appointed
everything was very clean organized and convenient
a lovely clean funky place to stay
stylist clean and cosy apartment
lovely place very clean & comfortable
the host was perfect and communications made you feel welcome
jasmine is a great host and was very helpful with local places to go
great host amazing place would definitely stay again
karen the host was supper helpful when we rang to clarify a few things
karen was kind enough to accommodate our request for an early and late check out
location is ideal to access everything
beautiful apartment close to everything
the location is great
great location for stillwater
great location to get to everything
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6. Warm century house with magnificent views (from USD 189)

It’s not by chance that this spot is part of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Launceston, Tasmania. In the heart of the city, this century house keeps a stunning combination of old and new to add a warm experience to your trip. With a beautiful and modern gourmet kitchen, coffee maker, many appliances and amenities, you will feel at home. This spacious cottage featuring three bedrooms can be perfect for a family trip. The outdoor lounge is even prettier offering splendid views of the city, the river, and the Cataract Gorge.

Pear Tree
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
323 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lounge room with plenty of large windows with lots of lovely views over launceston
great backyard kitchen and lovely living room to sit and enjoy the view
the view out the front living room window over the city is outstanding
it is stylish comfortable with excellent amenities
comfortable bed fantastic water pressure and amazing views
clean and well maintained
very clean and well appointed
beautiful home very clean and lots of thoughtful touches
it was very clean and homely yet modern as well
the house was sparkling clean and had every comfort
kym is a nice host
thank you for your warm and kind hospitality kym
she was also very responsive on communications
kym was a great host check in was easy
very helpful and considerate host
great house location and facilities
nice comfortable and great location
it’s a great location in walking distance of the main streets of lovely launceston
relaxing and close to the city centre
great location on top of the hill in launceston walking distance to cafes and bars
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7. Clean city apartment with a 24-hour gym (from USD 195)

Sometimes, the urban vibe can be a good company for travelers who enjoy a more lively stay. So this spacious city apartment is all you need to enjoy your vacation in Launceston. It’s fully equipped with quality furnishings and appliances for short and long terms. The hosts even leave instructions so you can enjoy the city better. Do you like to keep working out away from home? There is a 24-hour gym ready for you. If you want to spend more time close to nature, City Park may be a great option and a place to unwind.

City Park Apartment - new, fresh, sunny, quality
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
154 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no expense has been spared on amenities including comfortable furnishings and a huge television
- excellent coffee & croissants ) though the couch was so comfy it was hard to leave the apartment
having the ports cot in the room was s nice touch
beautiful apartment in a great location with all the amenities you could want
it's exactly as described it feels homely and comfortable and quite honestly huge
it is spotlessly clean and well appointed
really clean and modern deco etc
clean and modern apartment and a perfect kitchen and bathroom
comfortable bed clean house with plenty of space for a couple
very stylish clean comfortable light and airy
hosts were very helpful & hospitable
wonderful place for a couple to hang and be spoilt silly by this host
great hosts - plus freshly baked bread was delicious
the host was also super responsive even replying me at 2am
rick and dave were welcoming hosts and were fast to respond to any queries
the central location was ideal
perfect location for exploring launceston
location is perfect close to everything
great location across from the park
great place in a central location
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8. Hidden sandstone home with a modern interior (from USD 64)

When you look for more than a place to stay, a complete experience, unexpected places can give you a pleasant surprise. A few steps from major attractions and amenities, this old hideaway is a cozy modern apartment in a quiet spot of central Launceston. As a sign of hospitality, guests can enjoy free coffee for each day of their stay. There is a fully equipped and useful kitchen for home-bred chefs, laundry, lounge, and a bedroom. Parking is also included to give a touch of convenience.

A Sweet BnB in cafe central
415 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cafe has really good coffee and excellent breakfast
kitchen had all the necessary amenities for those interested in cooking
there is plenty of heating and a nice tv
great kitchen with ground coffee beans the latest samsung tv with chromecast
very well located apartment close to cafes and restaurants with delicious free coffee included from sweetbrew downstairs
comfortable clean and unique old building
the space is clean and organised with all the necessities
it was clean stylish and big enough for 2 people
clean and tidy just what we needed for our two night stay
nice clean unit in a great location
tim and archana were very helpful and communicative
thanks for being great hosts
the staff at the cafe were friendly and helpful
great value and friendly hosts
tim was very friendly and we enjoyed our stay
perfect location in downtown launceston
great location walking distance to everything
great location in the heart of the city
a very central location well within walking distance of every thing
great location walking distance to everything and cosy apartment
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9. Light and bright home away from home

With big windows and lots of natural light coming in, this accommodation will make you feel like every morning is greeting you in Launceston. Most of the colors inside are light pastel, while every detail is full of personal touches, giving a sense of a home away from home. Beyond the bright touch from this spacious two-bedroom apartment, the views of the green trees outside turn the whole experience into somewhat pretty relaxing. Furthermore, it’s well-located in close walking distance to many restaurants and a short drive to Cataract Gorge.

Elphin Apartments
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
287 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious apartment with awesome views from the lounge room and balcony
kitchen was a star with thoughtful amenities and supplies
very comfortable and nicely decorated and with a nice little balcony with a view to the hills
i really enjoy the city views through the big window in the living room
claire has particularly prepared extra blankets and heaters to keep us warm
very fancy and clean and comfy
clean cosy and open
so clean beautifully decorated and simple
what a beautiful clean and soothing place to stay
claire’s place was very clean and comfortable
claire is a fantastic host
claire is the super host
claire is a great host
the owner is nice and talkative
claire is a very responsive and thoughtful host
awsome location lots of useful places within walking distance
excellent location for launceston cbd and city park
a lovely peaceful location so close to everything
the apartment is located at strategic location with easy access to launceston cbd
the apartment is in such a great location; barely a five-minute walk to city park
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10. Sunny and open space with wonderful views

Surrounded by many established trees and beautiful gardens, this accommodation will fill you with energy. Because of the north-facing and big windows, it’s as sunny inside as on the outside, turning all the spaces even more lively. You can relax on a private balcony with a wonderful view of the city and the green grass in the background. Except for the bathroom, all the rooms are open with gorgeous views from the outside. The whole two-bedroom apartment is spacious and clean with lots of white colors and minimalist decoration.

Elphin Apartment 2
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
306 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish apartment with excellent beddings and comfortable mattresses
and the view of sitting room was so beautiful
and the view from the apartment is beautiful
the apartment is very nice with amazing view
clair also provided all kitchen amenities so we could enjoy cooking during our stay
very clean and cozy
very clean and comfortable
very clean and good facilities
the apartment is clean cozy and well equipped
overall a lovely stay the place was so clean and comfortable
claire is a really responsible host
claire is a wonderful host
claire is a great host
claire was an excellent host and very accommodating
claire is a lovely host with prompt replies
great location 10 mins
great location close to town
great location with available parking
awesome venue close to launceston city attractions
the location is perfect walking distance to the park city and markets
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Enjoy the country air in the best spots in Launceston

Launceston has one of the best-preserved cityscapes all over Australia. Many places from this list offer stunning views to enjoy the charming country air accompanied by a glass of wine and good food. Choose one from these top Airbnb vacation rentals in Launceston, Tasmania, and find your home away from home.

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