Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kirribilli, Australia

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An upscale suburb in Sydney, New South Wales, the Kirribilli area is one of the best places to stay in Australia. It’s only 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) north of the Sydney central business district and conveniently positioned for tourists who want to explore all the city’s most popular attractions. Great restaurants, spectacular harbor views, and the pretty and peaceful neighborhood make Kirribilli a great vacation destination for solo travelers, couples, or large groups. Plus, the famous Kirribilli weekend market is a major draw for both locals and tourists. If you’re planning a visit to Sydney, the harbourside suburb is an unbeatable base for your travels. Start packing your bag for your upcoming getaway and check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Kirribilli, Australia.

1. Luxe haven with a large balcony (from USD 2269)

You will feel like a VIP at this luxury home overlooking Harbour Bridge and the city skyline. The three-bedroom apartment has been beautifully renovated and meticulously designed to provide a first-rate experience to Kirribilli tourists. The living, dining, and kitchen areas command sweeping views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House while the spacious balcony is perfect for al fresco meals or mornings spent gazing at the city skyline. Beautiful and high-quality furniture from Coco Republic is found throughout the residence.

Located in a convenient spot in Kirribilli, this rental is only a five-minute walk to the train station and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The central business district is about 10 minutes away.

Heatherbrae I - Luxurious 3 Bed Apartment, World Class Harbour Bridge Views.
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
83 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
such a beautiful room and the view was stunning
such a stylish apartment with an incredible view the host was helpful and always available via messenger
Cleanliness:
the whole place feels clean especially in the light of everything going on
came during covid for a ‘staycation’ felt very safe and clean
very clean and very enjoyable space with wonderful views
Host:
james was a wonderful host answering any questions we had promptly
james was a great host he was very helpful and responsive when we had any questions
host james is incredibly professional friendly prompt and accommodating
most importantly james has been an exceptional host
incredibly responsive host always helpful and accomodating and very clear communication
Location:
amazing location and lovely space
beautifully decorated and in such a stunning location
this property is at a great location with magnificent views
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2. Beautiful sanctuary with lovely Opera House views (from USD 253)

You will get to wake up to the spectacular sight of Opera House and the harbor at this two-bedroom vacation rental in Kirribilli. Large windows keep the two-story space bright and offer stunning views of the quiet neighborhood. Upscale but cozy, the apartment features two separate living areas with Smart televisions, high-end furnishings, and an elegant décor. The bedrooms are comfortable and modern with everything you need for a restful sleep.

Chic cafés and shops are nearby, as well as transportation for exploring more of Sydney.

Upscale Kirribilli Getaway with Balcony & Spectacular Views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
80 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view and comfortable apartment
bi fold doors with view of cbd and opera house from comfortable sofa
beautiful apartment with amazing views
i highly recommend "upscale kirribilli apartment with spectacular views"
we loved the place the view from the living room
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable and in a quiet neighborhood
it’s a comfort and clean place to stay
the place was so nice and clean
the space was relatively clean quite stylish and the beds were comfy
the apartment was tidy but not what i would consider clean - hair in showers
Host:
responses were quick and helpful
the host was extremely responsive and accommodating
very warm and responsive hosts
great communication from the host tam who accommodated my early check-in request
location is well maintained and the hosts were great with communication
Location:
such a great location in a lovely neighbourhood
good location it’s very convenient to go to restaurants
amazing place in an amazing location
great place in a great location
nice apartment in a great location
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3. Stylish apartment with gorgeous harbor views (from USD 826)

With stunning views of Harbour Bridge, this sun-lit one-bedroom apartment is an idyllic place to spend a Sydney vacation. From the balcony, you can enjoy a moment or two of quiet contemplation or a cup of morning coffee before sightseeing across the city. Inside, the cozy bedroom provides a comfortable retreat for up to two guests while the spacious living space and kitchen have everything you need for a hassle-free stay such as basic appliances.

You can grab a bite at bustling cafés and restaurants just outside the doorstep if you don’t feel like cooking. Business travelers will enjoy easy access to Sydney’s central business district.

Stylish by the Bridge w/ incredible Harbour Views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
117 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a fan would have been great in absence of an ac
great location sadly no wifi but you can make do with the great view
the view from this apartment is wow we had an awesome view of the nye fireworks
a fan would have been an excellent amenity
great apartment in an awesome location and a brilliant view from the balcony
Cleanliness:
very clean and communication is excellent
very clean and comfortable apartment
clean tidy and better than expected
i found the place to be clean & tidy
the appartment itself was clean and clearly meant for renting out
Host:
she was such a caring host
annie was extremely helpful and attentive when we struggled to check in she was an excellent host
annie was easy to communicate with and v responsive
and of course a great host
host was very communicative and guided me through the check in and check out process with ease
Location:
the location is amazing
location is simply excellent
close to ferry and railway station and great cafes and restaurants within walking distance
amazing location would 110% recommend
walking distance to great local restaurants and cafes
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4. Modern home with a tranquil courtyard (from USD 450)

Just a few minutes on foot from the ferry, train, and dining and shopping opportunities sits a simple and elegant option for solo travelers and couples. This one-bedroom residence is newly renovated and appointed with modern amenities, including a Smart TV, Wi-Fi, and a luxurious queen-sized bed. A well-equipped kitchenette provides you with all the cooking essentials. A definite highlight is the leafy courtyard where you can unwind.

The Sydney central business district is only a ferry or train stop away or 30 minutes away on foot.

Spacious Modern Kirribilli Apartment
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
109 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast amenities most welcome
the apartment is very light airy and quiet with a beautiful courtyard
there were generous supply of tea & coffee even some bread & spreads for a simple breakfast
modern spacious open plan living space really comfortable would love to return
this apt is excellent for visiting sydney
Cleanliness:
the accomodation is clean and comfortable
the accomodation was clean and cosy
the space is spotlessly clean
the whole apartment is super clean
the apartment was great very clean and well appointed
Host:
lovely and hospitable hosts
lovely place great hosts
cynthia was a great host
cynthia is a great host
cynthia was a welcoming and generous host
Location:
it's a great location within walking distance of milsons point train station and kirribilli ferry terminal
great location (close to ferry and 10 mins walk to train)
quiet but close to lots of interesting things
great location lovely quiet apartment
great location very spacious and comfie
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5. Splendid retreat with awe-inspiring views (from USD 1216)

Offering beautiful views of the city, this two-bedroom retreat treats you to panoramic views of Harbour Bridge, Opera House, and the cityscape. Inside, elegant interiors create a serene space that’s clean, bright, and pleasant. A brand-new kitchen features high-quality appliances and complete cookware. Two large bedrooms offer ample space for up to five guests, and entertainment options include a large television with streaming capabilities.

Found in a quiet Kirribilli neighborhood, the holiday home is only 10 minutes from Sydney’s central business district.

'Reflections' - World Class 360° Sydney Harbour Bridge & Opera House Views ☆
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
59 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from lounge room is stunning
the views across the harbour to the cbd are absolutely stunning and each room has stunning water views
a previous review mentioned the host dropping off a fan for the guests
fantastic apartments to stay at unbelievable views across sydney harbour they just take your breath away
well now there are two fans in the property
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
very clean and tidy
spotlessly clean and comfortable place to stay
the place was clean quiet and convenient
great space really clean and functional
Host:
james was very helpful with any questions
james was a great host and fast to respond
james was an excellent host and was very easy to get in contact with
he is a responsive host who takes care of his guests
a fantastic airbnb and great responsive host
Location:
the location is perfect
a beautiful apartment in a superb location
there are great walks close by and eateries
very nice and quiet area super close to the city centre (15min walk)
a lovely place in a great location close to train station ferry great walks and with spectacular views
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6. Stunning waterfront residence for four (from USD 1633)

You will find it easy to fall in love with this waterfront residence that looks out onto Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Two spacious bedrooms can accommodate up to four guests, and the roomy living areas offer groups abundant space to relax. The tasteful interiors give you an idea of hotel living while letting you feel at home.

Additionally, the apartment is in a great neighborhood that’s just minutes away from the famous central business district and popular tourist attractions. The ferry wharf and train station are only minutes away on foot.

Luxury waterfront & amazing views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
562 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views and apartment great value
a comfortable apartment with all the necessary amenities
awesome apartment with an unbelievable view
apartment was as promoted with spectacular views of harbour bridge and opera house
fantastic position amazing view and really comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
the apartment is very clean & quiet
apartment very clean and alastair communicated well with me
apartment was very clean and in perfect condition
very clean apartment with amazing views
the place was very beautiful and clean my family and i just booked again :)
Host:
excellent host and amazing place
on top of that the host was very helpful to make sure our stay was simply superb
the place was amazing and the host was very helpful
host needs to understand that airbnb doesn’t work like this
great thoughtful and communicative host
Location:
the location is wonderful
what a great location
amazing location very spacious and stylish apartment
this is the perfect place to spend a night in sydney great location and everything you need
but the apartment was in a brilliant location
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7. Lovely top-floor condominium with two spacious bedrooms (from USD 1085)

You can soak in unobstructed views of the stunning harbor from this top-floor apartment in Kirribilli. The home features two spacious bedrooms for up to four adults and one child, each one fitted with hotel-quality linens to ensure a restful sleep. Travelers will find it easy to feel at home in the spacious open-plan living, dining, and kitchen areas. When you’re craving fresh air, the private balcony provides a delightful spot to enjoy the cool Sydney breeze and views of the famous harbor.

The rental is only a few minutes from the city center.

Breathtaking Sydney Harbour penthouse apartment
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
180 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning view and comfortable accommodation
gorgeous apartment with unbelievable views
there was only one fan provided
an amazing apartment with a stunning view of the harbour highly recommended
great location and the views from the room and balcony were even more stunning in real life
Cleanliness:
clean and stylish accommodation
it’s spotlessly clean and incredibly comfortable
clean well equipped and with nice personal touches
not sparkling clean but not bad in general
Host:
sue the host was always available for questions and giving us great advice
sue is a superb host attentive to our endless questions
sue is very responsive to our questions
really good host communication
sue was a great host responding quickly to any queries we had
Location:
great location walkable distance to the station
it’s in a great location with very easy access to two ferry stops and train station
the fish shop was also great for fresh fish and salads
the neighbourhood is quiet and secure
the location is ideal for anyone wanting the best sydney has to offer
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8. Homey dwelling for five (from USD 793)

You will get to marvel at two of Sydney’s most popular attractions, Opera House and Harbour Bridge, from this private two-bedroom dwelling in Kirribilli. The waterfront home is a great base for travelers, providing all the essentials for a comfortable stay.

The bedrooms are large enough to accommodate up to five guests, and the second room even provides a quiet workstation with a printer for travelers working remotely. Other perks include a well-appointed kitchen, a spa bathtub, and a television with a Xiaomi Box.

'Harbor Touch' Front row seat for NYE firework
228 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view from the apartment
the view from the apartment is absolutely amazing
apartment was great and described as per the listing
a very cozy apartment with an amazing view of the opera house great restaurants nearby as well
the amenities were very welcome: tea plenty of pillows some kitchen staples big towels and more
Cleanliness:
clean apartment clean view
the unit was nice and clean and had everything you could need for your stay
patrick was very responsive and has kept the place clean and tidy
Host:
patrick was a wonderful host
patrick was also very responsive to our questions
patrick is a great host
patrick is a great host very nice & easy to communicate with
awesome view close to everything great host
Location:
grocery store is near by and well stocked and a smaller store is close as well
fantastic apartment- love the location great restaurants and shops near easy access to downtown
it is in a great neighborhood with good restaurants close to train and ferry stops
very good restaurants just a short walk
we had a wonderful stay at full house brilliant location and everything was perfect
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9. Comfortable abode near the train station (from USD 573)

Enter this stylish Kirribilli apartment, and you’ll find floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of Harbour Bridge and Opera House. You can enjoy the spectacular scenery from any point at the home, which comes with a cozy balcony that offers a wonderful spot for a morning brew or a glass of wine at the end of the day. From the fully equipped kitchen to the comfortable king-size bed, the vacation rental is well-appointed for one or two guests. A light breakfast of coffee, cereal, and toast is even provided.

The apartment is only a short stroll from the ferry and train station, as well as a wide range of trendy cafés and restaurants.

Amazing views to Syd Harb Bridge & Opera House
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
293 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment has the most amazing views and a handy location
the view really is amazing and karen left all sorts of good things in the kitchen for me to eat
the bed is comfy and the kitchen bath and tv room are great
the bed was very comfortable and the entire place was cozy over all
Cleanliness:
super clean space comfy bedding and knowledgeable host
she kept her place clean and tasteful
karen was an excellent host the flat was clean and cozy
the house is clean and fully stocked with kitchen appliance
the place was very clean and karen was a very helpful host
Host:
karen was a wonderful host
karen was also an amazing host
karen was a fantastic host
karen was a fabulous host she was very friendly and made us feel like her home was ours
always a good chat and overall a great host
Location:
the location is also perfect with great transportation links
perfect location (close to train station restaurants public transport etc)
karen’s place is in the perfect location
everything is walking distance and very clean
the location is unbeatable a priceless view and short walk to public transportation and some great restaurants
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10. A glorious Sydney vacation to remember

Make your way to the affluent suburb of Kirribilli and settle in a beautiful home that boasts exceptional views of Sydney’s famous attractions. Whether you’re looking for a luxury condominium or a homey residence for the family, the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Kirribilli are sure to satisfy you.

Relaxing hideaway by the harbor

Just a 15-minute drive from the Sydney central business district, this one-bedroom hideaway is ideal for anyone touring the city. Large windows that treat you to dazzling views of Harbour Bridge keep the living areas bright and welcoming, and the spacious bedroom offers a tranquil retreat for solo travelers or couples.

You can whip up your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen here. You will also have access to basic amenities, like a flat-screen TV and communal laundry facilities, that will make your stay convenient and hassle-free. Free parking and nearby ferry services are available too.

Sunlit 1-Bed Retreat with Harbour Views and Parking
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
16 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views and very neat apartment
the bed is very comfy and the wifi is good
Cleanliness:
the place was nice and clean and the check-in process was super easy
the apartment is light airy extremely comfortable fresh and clean
unreal view of sydney’s harbour bridge and opera house super clean apartment and easy check in
Location:
great location fantastic to have a car park beautiful view from bedroom and well set out unit
very handy to the city and for good walks around the pretty lower north shore
kirribilli is a very special place and this little unit is a a perfect place to stay
great location and unforgettable view
is this the best place to stay in sydney?
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A freelance writer from the Philippines, Celia Nachura is always in search of new people, food, adventure, and a good story.

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