Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Portland, Australia - Updated 2023

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Maria Cristina 

Portland, home of the first European settlement in Victoria, Australia, is among the best fishing destinations in the world. It offers beautiful beaches with matching breathtaking views of its wharves and marinas. Portland Bay’s blue waters are bountiful, with the world’s best Blue Fin Tuna making it a fisherman’s favorite fishing ground. Its deep-water seaport is the only one between Melbourne and Adelaide, making it the hub of trading through sea transport. Its European roots are visible in its cable tram and antiquated architecture, of which 200 historical buildings are recognized by the National Trust. Aside from its amazing parks, landscapes, and beaches, Portland offers a variety of heart-pounding touristy activities. Watch fur seals during mating season as you hike to the top of Cape Bridgewater. To find a place to stay, here are the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Portland, Australia.

1. Pretty on Palmer

This pretty two-bedroom, one-bathroom home is conveniently near shops, cafes, and beaches. Its interior is warmed by a fireplace. There’s a cozy living room where you can watch Netflix all day and an expandable dining table that seats six.

You can pick fruits from the mini orchard, harvest herbs, and vegetables in the garden, and cook your own meals in the fully equipped open kitchen. There’s a shaded patio in the garden, where you can have barbecues or relax and read a book. A free jar of honey harvested from the beehive in the garden is given to guests.

Quaint Coastal Cottage | Close to beaches & cafes
Portland, Victoria, Australia
266 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful bed linen decor and possibly the cleanest air bnb i had ever stayed in
it was such a pleasure to stay somewhere so stylish and comfortable
everything is next level from interior design incredible garden super comfy beds well organised kitchen
it is a warm beautiful inviting and cozy cottage
everything was spotless and clean
very clean and tidy
everything was clean comfortable and homely
the house itself is clean and well decorated
highly recommend clean set out nicely and has all the perks
nicole is just a perfect host and we would definitely recommend this delightful accommodation for anyone visiting portland
nicole was a thoughtful host with attention to all the small details that make a stay comfortable
nicole is a beautiful host with a gorgeous property
great location as well
location is great and it is an easy walk into town or the sea
cosy fire as well as central heating make it an ideal stay for mid-winter
house has a good central heating unit and kept us toasty warm
the house is a great base walking distance to main street and lovely walks along the coast
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2. Tammy’s Place

This 1950s home is refreshed with all-white interiors and minimalist modern furnishings providing luxurious accommodations for four guests. Guests can relax on the loungers while watching cable TV, with a jaw-dropping Portland Bay view seen through the bay windows. You have the same amazing views from the picture windows of the enclosed sunroom and the queen bedroom.

The open kitchen and a second bedroom offer backyard views. This self-catering home offers several dining areas such as the dining table, kitchen counter, and in the sunroom; a laundry area; a lovely front lawn with driveway and parking; and a functional bathroom.

Tammy’s Place Ocean Views Portland Victoria
Portland, Victoria, Australia
131 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the sunroom and the living room was spectacular we enjoyed watching beautiful sunrise every morning
the views from the front two rooms are fantastic
the kitchen was fully equipped heater cosy bed comfy and great wi-fi
a beautiful view and a comfortable base for enjoying portland and the region
the view from the living room is stunning great to have all the tourist information at hand very helpful
place is sparkling clean self contained
beautiful clean house with everything you need
the place is very beautiful clean and comfortable
it’s very clean and well set up
the house is cosy and clean beds are super comfortable
tammy was an excellent host
tammy is also a great host
tammy is a wonderful and thoughtful host and gave us great recommendations of what to see whilst there
tammy was very responsive and generous with giving us heaps of local tips
tammy was very helpful and accommodating when plans had to be changed due to the covid restrictions
close to town and good value
it’s a great location
great location and property highly recommended
portland is a great holiday location and tammy's place is well situated
lovely house in a great spot very close to town
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3. Mezzanine apartment with harbour views

This one-bedroom apartment is in The Old Bond Store building across from a cafe near the main street in the town center. It’s perfect for couples out on a holiday or those who want a quiet place to work remotely.

The bluestone building may look old, but the interiors of this unit are modern and chic. It features high ceilings, tiled and carpeted flooring, and a rustic stone wall covering the entire main floor. The mezzanine bedroom features a cozy queen bed and a huge wardrobe. It overlooks the expansive main floor living room with plush sofas facing a flat-screen TV and a furnished balcony with clear harbor views. Catch up with your online work at the work desk on the side. Take a break with a sumptuous meal prepared in the fully stocked galley kitchen.

Harbour Views
Portland, Victoria, Australia
281 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy check-in wifi comfy bed
it’s very comfortable quite spacious and has a lot of amenities
the apartment was fantastic we only stayed a night but it had wonderful views and was very clean
the bed is super comfortable
we stayed at the harbour views apartment it is a great location cosy comfortable place to stay
really clean with great amenities
we had such a good stay here the apartment was spotless and so nicely decorated
very clean and would stay again if in this part of the world
perfect location clean and amazingly stylish
appartment was amazing so comfortable clean & stylish
lou was a very obliging and friendly host
many thanks to our hosts and we definitely recommend this place
lou was very responsive and full of info on the area
lou was so helpful and accommodating too - highly recommend
easy walking distance to restaurants and the shopping district
in an awesome location and everything close by
easy walking distance to eateries
a terrific location to explore portland and close to cafes
this is a great location and space
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4. Lindah

This cozy historic 1850s cottage still has its intricate trimmings on the front doorway and at the back entrance leading to the backyard garden. It doesn’t have an ocean view but there’s a well-preserved structure with a furnished sunroom where you can watch Netflix. It’s within walking distance of the port, piers, and beach.

The rental offers two spacious country-themed bedrooms with queen beds that are cozy for four guests. You can serve family-sized meals in the country-style dining room beside the fully equipped U-shaped kitchen. Guests can play board games or read books in the cottage garden.

Cozy Historic Cottage
Portland, Victoria, Australia
134 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was very well stocked with extra bits and pieces the kitchen very well equipped
wifi was good and there is sufficient kitchen equipment to cook meals
cozy clean and with all the amenities you need
beds were very comfortable
a lovely cozy well appointed close to town cottage that we have thoroughly enjoyed as a retreat
spotlessly clean and beds very comfortable
very clean tidy and well appointed cottage
clean and comfortable with excellent beds and linen
what a great cottage clean and comfortable
the space was clean comfortable and had everything you could ask for
with owners like this we're sure it will be a pleasure to stay
check in was easy and hosts super responsive and lovely to deal with
throughout the week as we headed towards portland bronwyn and wayne were responsive and communicated readily
bronwyn and wayne are very responsive to any questions we had
comfortable convenient and welcoming hosts - we’ll be back
location was ideal close to everything in town
cute little house in a great location we had an amazing time
good value comfortable place in a great location just a short walk away from town center
great cozy place and great location
great house with everything you need and the location is ideal
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5. Country cottage in Maryland

This country cottage brings heartwarming memories of your grandparent’s house. The old-fashioned home is in Maryland, within walking distance of shops, the beach, a hospital, and the marina.

Let your kids and pets run freely while you picnic under a tree in the huge fenced-in backyard. The separate garage is for parking your car, boat, and trailer. The main house admits six guests comfortably in its two bedrooms and two and a half baths. With high-speed Wi-Fi accessible anywhere in the house, a smart TV in the living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a laundry area, and two dining areas, this rental is ideal for short and extended stays.

Marylands Cottage in the heart of Portland
Portland, Victoria, Australia
155 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent accommodation and facilities with amazing space in the backyard
comfortable beds and great yard with plenty of space
such a comfortable house with plenty of space inside and out (great yard ) and many extra thoughtful touches
the beds are all comfortable and there is tonnes of linen if needed
very clean and has everything needed
its clean spacious dog friendly and in a great location
it was very clean and well stocked with consumables
a very clean and cosy home
the place is dog friendly with a secure large yard and it’s extremely clean
the hosts are very responsive and friendly
amazing hosts and a very nice place super clean and very thoughtful hosts
enchanted forest walk is a must
easy to walk to town center
the house was really well presented in a great location close to town
this is a lovely house in a perfect location for couples and families to stay
lovely garden and a great location walking distance to main street and shops
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6. Flinders Park cottage (from USD 203)

The cottage is 1.5 km (0.93 mi) from Portland center and within walking distance to Nuns Beach, Tourist Tram, and Whale Viewing Platform. It’s close to the shores and a park, with a barbecue area making it a great lodging option for a fishing trip.

There are four spacious bedrooms and one and a half baths to host eight guests, and a capacious open living area featuring the dining, lounge, and kitchen. If you’re not indoors watching TV or having a family meal, you can dine al fresco on the wide deck overlooking the well-manicured garden. The fenced-in yard is a safe place for kids and pets to play.

Flinders Park Cottage
Portland, Victoria, Australia
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
had everything we needed for a comfortable stay plenty of space inside and a sunny living area
this was a beautiful big house for me and two other work mates plenty of room
very clean and well laid out
newly renovated comfortable and clean stay
the place is very clean
beautifully renovated house clean and well presented
so clean and everything you could need and more
sally was a great host
sally is a very friendly and nice host
sally was kind enough to inform me straight away
excellent facilities and very family friendly
very good location within few minutes drive to city
walk to town solid/good distance to enjoy the coast
great location close to town and parks
close to parks and a short trip into town this was the perfect location for us
located close to town made it a very pleasant walk along the beach and into town
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7. Hanlon Haven

This rental is a newly remodeled Art Deco home with its original structures kept intact but updated with a mix of revived vintage furniture and modern facilities. It’s a cozy home for six guests, featuring three spacious bedrooms and a modern bathroom with a walk-in shower.

It offers breathtaking ocean views from the sofa, the queen bedroom, or the front terrace. At the back of the house, there is a secluded garden offering al fresco dining. The house is near a whale viewing platform, bowling club, and cable tram stop.

Hanlon Haven - Ocean view / garden retreat
Portland, Victoria, Australia
40 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were fresh herbs in the garden (basil and chives) that we used for breakfast
a beautiful clean well equipped house
everything was clean and they put notes for everything that we may have needed
very well maintained clean and awesome location
great location house was very clean & comfortable
nice people great location fantastic view clean spacious property
the hosts were easy to communicate with gave local sightseeing info
the hosts were great to deal with and helpful for finding places to eat in town
steve and debra were very welcoming and helpful
the lounge room dining and kitchen is a wonderful family friendly space
easy walk into town
a great location within walking distance of town centre with relaxing sea views
spacious rooms outstanding ocean views in a quiet location within walking distance to town
the location was great the house was spacious but cosy and spotless the garden was lovely
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8. Clark’s Shed

This is the perfect homestay if you want to be near Portland’s famous surfing and fishing areas, as well as trail parks like the Great South West Walk. This single-level home hosts four guests and pets. You have full access to the property, which features two bedrooms and a bathroom with two showers. At this self-catering home, you can cook your own meals in the galley kitchen and serve them in the adjacent family dining area.

Relax on the plush sofas in the living room or hang out on the outdoor deck to get some sunshine. The deck overlooks a lush garden where pets can run free, and koalas or birds are playing in the trees. The in-house parking is large enough to park a car and a boat.

Clark's Shed
Portland, Victoria, Australia
170 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the high ceilings are a showstopper and the renovated bathroom is great
super comfy beds great kitchen and bbq fantastic and private sun soaked deck
comfortable and stylish accommodation in a beautiful setting
very clean and comfortable
clean and stylish place to stay
spacious clean accommodation in beautiful garden setting
stunning place stylish peacefull sparkling clean modern
highly recommended great clean facilities
sharon was a great host
sharon and richard are wonderful hosts
she was helpful and always ready to answer any questions we had
hosts are friendly and accommodating
sharon is fantastic host and we will be back again
quiet location and easy walk into town
the location was very easy to find
awesome place in a great location a quick drive to main street
easy access to lagoon walk and into town
the place is beautiful everything you need and in a great location
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9. Studio 55

This studio may be surrounded by a bushland setting but you have modern amenities inside the home. It’s near a gym and the beachfront. Enjoy the sight of Koalas in the trees, and natural greenery while sipping coffee on the shaded patio of your private verandah.

This studio offers guests a cozy place to sleep, lounge, cook a simple meal, and dine on a bistro set for two. The bathroom is separated from the living area by a sliding barn door. The free off-street parking can fit small boats and cars.

Studio 55, Comfort, Convenience & Character
Portland, Victoria, Australia
43 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the couch was very comfortable as was the bed
lovely nest for 3 days soft bed all amenities you can think of and more
incredibly comfortable place to stay and all the details have been thought of
the place is really clean and nice decorated
clean convenient comfortable and a lot of fun very quirky
cozy clean and comfortable will be going back
great place clean good location
10 out of 10 accommodation just beautifully decorated spacious garden area clean and well equipped and very private
jo was a wonderful host
extremely friendly and helpful hosts
jo and roly were friendly hosts
you are well on your way to super host status
jo was great to communicate with & gave helpful directions
great place good location quiet most comfortable bed
close to the town centre too would recommend to others
everything you could want was there and great walking distance from all the shops etc
very comfy warm bed too great location plenty of parking
beautiful and quaint place near the cbd of portland with a webber to cook with
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10. Lovely home with a sprawling garden

Built to house large families, this single-level home offers home-style amenities for comfortable extended stays. The property is surrounded by a fence and a manicured garden. The sprawling back garden offers parking space for boats, trailers, caravans, and cars. It has a shaded outdoor patio for barbecues, and a pebbled laundry area.

The interior is divided into the living and sleeping areas. The left side features three carpeted bedrooms with enough cozy beds for eight guests. The right side is the open-concept living area with loungers, where you can chill and watch Netflix beside a fireplace. Whip up a gourmet dish in the kitchen and enjoy your meals in the chic dining area or at the tiny breakfast nook with garden views.

BlueFin Tuna ⭐️ Fishermen, Whale Watching, ⭐️ Great Family Holiday Location, ⭐️ Hike the Grampians
Portland, Victoria, Australia
22 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great house with all the amenities required for a comfortable stay
great nights sleep super comfortable a great place for families girls weekend or fishing trip
the house is clean and comfortable
great place to stay around portland quiet clean and with all the facilities
we had a lovely stay at this spotless 3 bedroom home in portland
the house is extremely well renovated inside and was perfectly clean with great amenities
it is clean extremely well renovated throughout has great amenities and a great host
the host was very friendly
overall i recommend this host
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An exciting experience

With a wide range of rental options, you’ll find lodging whether you are traveling alone, with a partner, or with the whole family, pets included. Though not all homes offer breathtaking beach views, some compensate with a beautiful backyard garden and indoor family-friendly amenities. Choose the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Portland, Australia, to complete an exciting experience in this Victorian city of Australia.

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