Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Newcastle, Australia - Updated 2024

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Travelers looking for the perfect beach getaway or an adventure-filled weekend will enjoy the city of Newcastle in Australia. This beautiful destination offers many beautiful beaches for travelers looking to take a dip or surf the glassy waters of famed spots, such as Newcastle Beach and Nobbys Beach. Visitors can enjoy the many walking tours the city offers, such as the 30-Minute Distillery Guided Tour in Carrington, ideal for big groups looking for an enjoyable experience. A visit to Blackbutt Reserve will introduce tourists to native wildlife. With many more to see and do in the city, we picked the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Newcastle, Australia, for a suitable home base for you. Check out our list below and book your dates soon.

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 July 08, 2024.

1. Brand new apartment with beach access (from USD 155)

This brand new beachfront apartment is conveniently located in the center of this surfing paradise. Its floor-to-ceiling windows give you a panoramic view of the ocean and its beautiful waves.

This one-bedroom unit has a world-class queen-size bed with a balcony with a stunning view, complete with lounge chairs that make the best spot for guests to drink coffee in the morning or a cold nightcap. The living area and kitchen are fully equipped and ready for guests to enjoy. Check out this beautiful home now.

Stayed at this property?
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Newcastle Museum
876 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views from a superb apartment
absolutely beautiful apartment with amazing views of the beach
teressa's place was absolutely amazing the views were unreal and the apartment was spotless
the apartment is on the third floor and the view is fantastic such a great spot
great apartment and perfect view highly recommended
Cleanliness:
bright airy and clean unit
nice place to stay clean new and very nice view
was very clean the check in and check out process was also very easy
location location location nice & clean & comfy and easy access
clean and modern apartment with all conveniences allowing for lovely sea breezes
Host:
teressa was a great host would gladly stay here again
quick and efficient communication with host and easy check-in/out
teressa was a great accommodating host and the unit is as advertised (or better)
Location:
a wonderful location with off street parking
fantastic location looking out onto the water and close to the beach and baths for swimming
teressa’s unit must have newcastle’s very best location
it is so centrally located and easy to get to places in newcastle
the location is fantastic for walking to cafés restaurants and the beach
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2. Wren's Nest (from USD 135)

Wren’s Nest is a homey and luxurious apartment, a block from Queens Wharf, Foreshore Park, and Hunter Street Mall. Delicious restaurants, fun bars, and beautiful galleries are all within walking distance from this colorful abode.

This one-bedroom apartment is fairly new with a fully equipped kitchen, a cozy living area with a TV, a dining table for two, and a master bedroom with a queen bed and luxurious linens. This home will let you experience Newcastle’s unique surfer and supercar lifestyle in its full glory.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
877 meters (0.6 ft) from Newcastle Museum
208 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
lovely clean stylish apartment
super clean and comfortable place
fabulous clean well stocked apartment
impeccably clean snd really funky with gorgeous linen
u it very clean and had all your daily needs in the kitchen
Host:
sarah was a perfect host
sarah was very kind and helpful
sarah was a great host and offered insightful local tips
she is very helpful and quick to reply
sarah was super accomodating and helpful
Location:
its such a good location close to everything
cozy nest in a great location
the house is close to the gorgeous nobby’s beach and also close to cafes and bus stops
amazing location and beautiful place with everything you need and more (:
an excellently located flat in walking distance to the beach and local amenities
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3. Modern apartment for four on Newcastle Beach (from USD 210)

This sleek and modern apartment is located in the heart of Newcastle’s business district and is right across Newcastle Beach. This new unit sits within a secure complex and has a designated parking space.

Travelers will enjoy the panoramic balcony view and floor-to-ceiling windows, where guests can watch whales and dolphins. Racing fans can also watch V8 Supercars races from up here.

This rental features a dining area and a fully equipped kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. This one-bedroom apartment can accommodate four guests, with a sofa bed in the lounge area for extra sleeping space.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from Newcastle Museum
284 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with excellent view
the view was breathtaking and we found ourselves having breakfast on the balcony every morning
perfect in every way both the living room and bedroom have absolutely stunning views of the ocean
best view of newcastle beach quiet apartment and great cafes and restaurants within walking distance
the apartment is right in the beach with amazing view
Cleanliness:
apartment is super clean and stylish
it was clean stylish and waking up the ocean and ocean sound every morning was a dream
the apartment itself was sparkling clean beautifully decorated and very comfortable
the apartment was spotlessly clean and the girls provided many of the daily necessities
value for money cleanliness communication check-in location and that view were ideal
Host:
great hosts thank you :)
service and communication with host was fantastic
excellent apartment & host was lovely and easy to deal with :)
the hosts were so attentive and helpful everything was easy breezy i highly recommend this stay
apartment is fully self sufficient and the hosts ensure you are well looked after
Location:
the location is nice - close to everything
the location is perfect and easy to walk to restaurants etc
great location apartment as depicted
was a great location for a quick getaway
grear location very well appointed one bedroom apartment
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4. Curve Art Apartment (from USD 135)

This artsy apartment is a convenient home base for art enthusiasts looking to enjoy the city’s cultural scene. Curve Gallery, which sits below the rental space, is one of the leading independent contemporary art galleries in Newcastle.

This one-bedroom apartment combines urban living and a beachy theme, inspired by the nearby downtown and beaches. The hotel-quality queen bed will keep you wanting to stay in bed all day. It also has a fully equipped kitchen, a living and dining area, and a balcony with lots of plants, perfect for morning coffee or a beer to cap the night off.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from Newcastle Museum
199 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there’s a ceiling fan in the bedroom for warmer nights and extra blankets for the cooler ones
would recommend lisa’s beautiful apartment
lisa’s apartment was beautiful and had so many thoughtful touches
well proportioned rooms and gorgeous high ceilings - great place to unwind
Cleanliness:
the place was lovely clean and was in such a great spot
the place was clean and the kitchen was well-equipped
we loved lisa's place it was very clean and in a great location
lisa's apartment is beautifully decorated and perfectly clean
the curve art apartment is clean stylish and as described
Host:
thanks for being a great host lisa
easy access and host was a pleasure to communicate with
lisa was a great host and the issue was resolved seamlessly before our arrival
lisa was a lovely host and we would gladly stay there again
lisa was a very responsive and thoughtful host
Location:
great location close to the beach
beautiful apartment amazing location would highly recommend :)
a great location and quiet at night
location’s great if you’re beach goers
first of all the location was perfect for us for a city break without a car
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5. Warm and welcoming apartment for two (from USD 51)

This cozy and welcoming apartment is located in the Central Business District and is a five-minute walk to Newcastle Beach. It is also accessible to the light rail and multiple bus stops.

The light-filled one-bedroom home gives you the best coastal living experience, with a lovely view of the city from the second floor. The living area comes with a television, the dining area can accommodate two guests, and the fully equipped kitchen is terrific for cooking up a big meal after a big surf session.

Stayed at this property?
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
895 meters (0.6 ft) from Newcastle Museum
334 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is a true inner city living experience
Cleanliness:
beautifully set up and clean apartment
the place was awesome stylish clean and as advertised
clean and well equipped just as advertised would recommend to anyone who is visiting newcastle
a beautiful clean central cosy airbnb perfect for the two of us and our 6 month old
and while it's small it's functional and clean with everything you need
Host:
we enjoyed it and alicen is a great host
super cosy place alicen was a great host super responsive to all our questions
alicen is very friendly and quick with communications
thanks to the hosts for having us
everything is as shown and alicen is an excellent and responsive host
Location:
great location andi central to everything
a brilliant location walk to everything
amazing location and very comfortable place
great location and a comfortable apartment
great location and unit right in the heart of the city
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6. Newcastle Beach penthouse with a balcony (from USD 162)

This unique Newcastle beach penthouse overlooks the pristine beach. Cafes, bars, and restaurants are only five minutes from this awesome vacation home.

This one-bedroom penthouse has floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing you to fully appreciate the spectacular views. It has a fully equipped kitchen and living area boasting a matching panorama of the blue ocean. You can also choose to relax or dine out on the covered balcony, which has a barbeque grill and outdoor furniture. This ocean-side penthouse is a stay experience you surely won’t forget.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.33 km (0.9 mi) from Newcastle Museum
618 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sit back and enjoy the views this fantastic apartment offers
fantastic location- great views and beautiful apartment for 2
jules is very easy to communicate with this apartment has amazing views
the view was amazing the apartment was very comfortable and clean we really enjoyed our stay here
we were really impressed and had such a wonderful and comfortable stay
Cleanliness:
the apartment itself was cozy clean and extremely comfortable
clean modern perfect location and spectacular views
Host:
jules was a wonderful host
jules is a great host
jules is a great host
jules was a brilliant host and fantastic communicator
jules is a great host i would thank her for hosting my place for my birthday
Location:
beautiful stay in prime location
easy to access and close to everything
perfect location well kept apartment
the apartment is located in a great spot close to many restaurants cafes and pubs
lovely apartment central location with wonderful views
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7. Luxury two-bedroom beachfront unit near famous landmarks (from USD 169)

This luxury apartment on Newcastle Beach has the sandy shores right on its doorstep. Travelers will also enjoy the thriving nightlife right around the corner.

Visitors with children or a small group of friends will find this two-bedroom apartment satisfactory as it comfortably fits four people. It has two bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen, as well. The living area has a panoramic view of the ocean. Enjoy the balcony for its striking water views. You are also welcome to use the grill for a fun barbecue.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.22 km (0.8 mi) from Newcastle Museum
430 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable and the view is incredible
the kitchen was fully equipped and the sleeping arrangements were very comfortable and cosy
beautiful views from the apartment we did enjoy our brief stay here
the apartment is well located near a couple of cafes and had a nice view
three adults were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy place
clean comfortable and cosy accomodation
the apartment is modern and clean and well equipped
thanks for sharing your place with us it was wonderful so clean and thoughtfully arranged
don't charge a $100 cleaning fee and $58 service fee if you expect people to clean up
Host:
owners were very friendly and professional
i felt as though the owner did his best but was probably let down by their cleaners
newcastle itself has a lot to offer and has some of the friendliest people i've met
nicky was just lovely and very helpful and the check-in and out went smoothly
the hosts were very responsive and we were able to get an earlier check-in
Location:
michael’s place is conveniently located across the beach amazing restaurants and transportation
great apartment in awesome location
great location with everything we needed for a weekend
everything you need great location and very comfortable apartment
thank you the location was fantastic for our purpose in newcastle
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8. Gypsy Haven on Watt

Gypsy Haven is right on the V8 Supercars race track on Watt Street and gives guests a unique bird’s eye view of the action. Restaurants, bars, and cafes are all within walking distance, while Newcastle Beach is just a bounce away.

The one-bedroom apartment can fit four people as the lounge area has a sofa bed. The spacious bathroom has a separate shower and bath for those looking to unwind in the tub. The balcony provides an amazing view of the city, and the kitchen is fully equipped and ready to use.

Supercars enthusiasts should consider this rental as guests who book during V8 race weekends will get four free tickets to the event.

Stayed at this property?
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.12 km (0.7 mi) from Newcastle Museum
70 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful space and comfy bed
very spacious apartment loved it the decor and the furnishings made us feel opulent the design is fabulous
very neat and tidy apartment it was nice having a private car space
comfortable bed and linens
fantastic bed and everything you would need in a apartment
Cleanliness:
thoughtful touches and spotlessly clean
the place was sparkling clean and the shower was especially wonderful
the apartment was spotlessly clean and great value for money
comfy bed well equipped kitchen and very clean unit
clean well decorated cosy and has everything you need for a comfortable stay
Host:
had everything we needed and the host was super quick with any questions we had
gorgeous little apartment with great amenities hosts were very easy to contact and very helpful
Location:
good location - walking distance to the beach
place was in an amazing location
great location and apartment is very comfortable
great apartment is an excellent location
perfect location and they’ve created a lovely space
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9. Luxury apartment with a exceptional view (from USD 159)

This eighth-floor luxury apartment within a beachside complex has a spectacular view of Newcastle Beach. It is also a few steps away from iconic restaurants, bars, and cafes that are a must-try.

The one-bedroom apartment boasts an enclosed balcony with a luxe day bed, while the sounds of the ocean fill your soundings and compliment the panoramic view. Visitors will also find a queen-size bed and a fully equipped kitchen stocked with essentials. The living area promotes relaxation, and the large bathroom with a spacious shower is just the thing after a long tour.

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.22 km (0.8 mi) from Newcastle Museum
319 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a beautiful apartment with a lovely view and beautiful furnishings
the views from the room were breathtaking
what a stylish apartment with such wonderful views
air conditioning fully equipped kitchen comfortable bed lovely linen and high quality towels
the apartment had all the utilities needed and a gorgeous view of the beach
Cleanliness:
the apartment was immaculately clean
the apartment was beautifully appointed very well maintained and exceptionally clean
very clean and tidy apartment with everything we needed with a few treats as well
the apartment was clean and had everything i needed for a relaxing comfortable stay
so relaxing mark and karen had the place spotless and left practical little touches throughout
Host:
hosts are exceptionally thoughtful
mark and karen were amazing hosts
karen & mark are wonderful hosts
very nice hosts and the place has everything you need for a relaxing stay by the beach
mark and karen were lovely hosts and they made our stay easy for us
Location:
our stay was perfect such a beautiful location
great location beautiful appartment and amazing hosts
such a beautifully cared for airbnb and in a prime location
the place was amazing and in a great location
mark and karen’s well appointed apartment is in a fabulous location and was perfect for exploring newcastle
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10. Streamlined beachfront studio for two

This modern studio for two is right across the road from Newcastle Beach and is near the Newcastle Cathedral. Its central location is just right for travelers looking to conveniently roam around the city.

This open-plan apartment has a queen-size bed with luxury linens, a fully equipped kitchen, and a small dining area. The living room is small but cozy and has a TV, while the enclosed balcony is separated by glass doors, a cozy spot to relax after a long day of adventures. The bathroom is spacious and comes with basic toiletries for your convenience.

Stayed at this property?
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from Newcastle Museum
239 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lot of little touches which made our stay so much more comfortable and easy
Cleanliness:
the space was clean bright and quiet
absolutely gorgeous property - everything was super clean and well organised
the apartment was very clean
the place has everything you need including beach towels and is very clean and tidy
quick responses clean and comfy
Host:
viv is a great and very responsive host
check in is simple and host communicates clearly
Location:
amazing place comfortable and ideal location
great location and a tidy apartment
everything you need and more and the location is superb
a great unit in a great location
a fantastically welcoming apartment in a great location
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Catch some waves in Newcastle

Both Newcastle Beach and Merewether Beach are magnets for surfers chasing the perfect wave. Apart from fabulous beaches, Newcastle has diverse attractions for every traveler. For a convenient home base in the city, consider our list of the top Airbnb rentals in Newcastle, Australia.

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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