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

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Stanley is a fishing village in northwest Tasmania, on Circular Head’s eastern shore, which stretches into Bass Strait. One of its attractions is the flat-topped Munatrik or Circular Head (The Nut), which is a rock formation and a solidified lake of an extinct volcano. You can go hiking to reach the summit of The Nut, which is 152 meters (498.7 feet) high. Some choose to use the chairlift and take stunning photographs from the slope of the volcanic plug. Stanley is also a quaint town with a laid-back lifestyle, beautiful beaches, and preserved colonial buildings. It is also known for its lobster. Enjoy some fish and chips and explore the Tasmanian wilderness. For a place to stay, check out the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Stanley, 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 May 22, 2024.

1. Trendy and well-lit studio near Munatrik (from USD 113)

This trendy and well-lit studio for two is beautiful with hardwood flooring, fresh flowers, and luxurious beddings. It is found on a quiet part of Main Street and is near Munatrik. It is equipped with a modern kitchen and complimentary bath essentials. A welcome treat is provided by the host. There is a whisky shop nearby you can check out. Restaurants and pubs are within walking distance.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
902 meters (0.6 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
263 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfortable bed spacious room with a lovely couch and kitchenette
lovely views of the ocean and the nut from the deck and a wonderfully comfortable bed highly recommend
the bed is extremely comfortable and bedding luxurious
a very well-appointed comfortable loft apartment with a lovely king size bed
as per the other reviews this is a lovely space comfortable to sit around and a wonderful bed
Cleanliness:
clean contemporary design interior
beautiful spot lovely touches and sparkling clean
spotless super comfortable and all the extra touches are extremely well thought out
its so lovely cosy and clean
sam's place was neat clean and had a lovely light aesthetic
Host:
excellent host and super little pad
fabulous kind and welcoming hosts
sam is a good host
very thoughtful professional and friendly hosts
very friendly welcome from the host
Location:
amazing location in the heart of stanley
the location is absolutely the best
gorgeous place in a perfect location
great place in the middle of town
great location under the nut and easy walking distance to cafes and restaurants
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2. Pretty cabin near Godfrey's Beach Penguin Viewing (from USD 153)

Why book a hotel room when you can stay in a cabin overlooking the beach? This place features a patio, which is a suitable spot for enjoying views of the bay. It is well-designed with an open-plan layout and is equipped with a fireplace. It provides two well-appointed bedrooms and can accommodate four guests. Restaurants, cafes, and shops are close by. The property is also near Godfrey’s Beach Penguin Viewing, a viewing platform. You can ask the host about the best time to see penguins on the foreshore, below The Nut.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
741 meters (0.5 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
309 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed and furniture were comfortable
just one small fan for cooling
sunny aspect wood heater beautiful town
perfect view of the nut right in town cozy with a great fire
the kitchen was well appointed and the washing machine and dryer were a real bonus
Cleanliness:
clean and very comfy
the space was very clean and tidy
well appointed clean no hassles which you want when holidaying
no complaints was a nice clean and peaceful space
cozy and clean also good value
Host:
very helpful host
checking in through the hotel was easy and the staff were lovely
nice place very clean and the owner prepared everything for us
check-in was really easy and tracey was very friendly
Location:
nice little spot close to everything
comfortable cabin in convenient location
great location close to town and the nut
great location and lovely fireplace
a comfortable place within walking distance of all the main attractions
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3. Coastal cottage (from USD 205)

This luxury cottage is good for six people. It is ideal for families and well-designed with a contemporary style. It features original artworks you will love. There is a front porch that faces the sea. You can hang out on the porch with your loved ones while admiring views of the bay. You’ll also be happy to spend time in the stone-walled courtyard at the back of the property. The courtyard offers remarkable views of Munatrik.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
588 meters (0.4 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
224 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the rooms are a generous size and light filled
the view when you wake up in the morning and sitting in the lounge room is breathtaking
comfortable and homey while also being well-equiped and gorgeous with lots of character and amazing views
the kitchen is modern but in keeping with the style and very well equipped
we loved the bathroom (waterfall shower) gorgeous kitchen dining area and lovely living room with amazing views
Cleanliness:
very clean and well equipped
it was very clean and had everything we needed
it was warm clean and very pretty
the house was super clean
it was spotlessly clean and had all the things you could want to enjoy a relaxing stay
Host:
kerry is a wonderful host
communicate was easy and friendly
kerry was so helpful
Location:
centrally located easy walking distance to everything
wonderful location overlooking the bass strait
beautiful place and location
easy walking distance to the attractions of stanley
a beautiful house and location in stanley
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4. Stylish flat near the town center of Stanley (from USD 147)

A building that has been standing in Stanley since 1845 has been converted into a charming residence for guests. Are you looking for a pleasant and affordable place to stay in Tasmania? If so, this two-bedroom flat is perfect for you. The property is stylish, modern, and good for four guests. At the back of the historic building is the beach, which you can reach in a few minutes. Restaurants serving delicious lobster are also a short walk away.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
756 meters (0.5 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
120 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
views from the upstairs apartment over the bay were stunning
the house is very cozy and nice designed with nice sea view
the rooms are right in town and are warm and quite adequate
Cleanliness:
super clean and welcoming
was clean tidy and had everything we needed
such a beautiful clean friendly place to stay
nice warm clean place in the centre of stanley
the apartment was clean tidy and comfortable
Host:
the hosts were very friendly and attentive
friendly and helpful host mlm
very kind of host beautiful and comfortable place
cornelius is a friendly and accommodating host
the upstairs apartment is well appointed and the host provide many special little touches
Location:
great location close to everything
a great central location to stay in stanley
place is excellent heart of stanley
great central accommodation unique and interesting accommodation
great location fun historical accommodation
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5. Beach cottage with views of Highfield (from USD 75)

This bright beach cottage is ideal for travelers who prefer to stay near the center of town. The spacious deck and yard are excellent amenities. You’ll find staying here quite convenient because the place is near the best restaurants in town. If you prefer to have homemade meals, you can prepare some dishes in the fully stocked kitchen. During your stay here, you might come across some animals, such as potaroos, plovers, and possums. Other amenities include sofas, linens, and laundry facilities. The property is also close to beaches and cafes.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
1.1 km (0.7 mi) from The Nut State Reserve
386 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire vacation home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is comfortable warm and convenient
ivy’s is a cozy comfortable house with all the amenities one could ask for
a treat having 2 tvs
cute home in a lovely quiet location plus view from the backyard the bed was very warm and comfortable
we found the cottage was sparkling clean with a well-equipped kitchen for self-catering
Cleanliness:
appropriately priced clean and tidy
we found it to be clean and comfortable
super clean and everything you could think of is supplied
ivy's@stanley was perfect spotlessly clean beautifully decorated very comfortable and spacious
lovely little house clean and very inviting very quiet area
Host:
lovely home and host :)
check in was easy & the owner gives her phone number if you need anything at all
Location:
fantastic location close to everything
great spot - easy walking distance to the village and the nut
it has a nice location
this is a lovely house in a very convenient location in central stanley
it was in a great location within walking distance of everything in town
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6. Lovely cottage near Main Street (from USD 133)

This lovely cottage is a five-minute walk away from the base of The Nut. It is also near the beach and Main Street, so you can easily have fun in the sun and buy some supplies. It is perfect for two travelers, but it can also be ideal for four guests. It offers child-friendly amenities: a high chair and a crib. It also comes with a kitchen, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. A complimentary plate of cheese is provided by the host.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
724 meters (0.5 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
285 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the view of the nut from the living room
loved the view of the nut from the lounge room window
oh and beautiful flowers on the dining table when we arrived
there's nice view of the nut reserve from the living room
a great spot has a lovely view of ‘the nut’ from the large window in the lounge room
Cleanliness:
nice and clean and practical
clean and tidy with nice cosy beds
it was very clean and had everything we needed
the house is stylish clean and well-equipped
clean and nice place in stanley with the nut as a backdrop
Host:
the hospitality and generosity of the host was outstanding
the hosts are incredibly generous
the host is easy to communicate with and helpful
sam is a great host
sam and louise are professional hosts who are very welcoming
Location:
great location walking distance to everything
the location is perfect with everything within walking distance
the location is so central and within easy walking distance to all the stanley highlights
superb location and a lovely comfortable home
within walking distance to local shops and attractions
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7. Spacious villa with sea views (from USD 117)

On the second floor of this villa, guests will get to enjoy sweeping views of the sea. The place is good for five guests and equipped with two bedrooms and two balconies. It is ideal for solo travelers, couples, and families. The living area is spacious, and the kitchen is fully equipped for cooking meals. Every corner of the apartment is spic and span. Complimentary beverages and treats are provided for guests. On cold days, you can stay warm by making use of the electric heating, which is available throughout the property.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
589 meters (0.4 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
357 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds and lounge area beautiful table and chairs setting plus outside furniture if the weather is good
very comfortable unit with lovely views
great apartment with wonderful views
stunning apartment with fabulous views
beautiful sea views and comfortable rooms everything is perfect definitely would come back again
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
beautifully clean and well appointed
very clean with everything you need
every thing was clean & well presented
nice homely touches throughout and spotlessly clean
Host:
our stay was lovely nina was a great host
we highly recommend this apartment nina and harry were wonderful hosts
Location:
location is brilliant so close to all local facilities
great location and excellent facilities
nina’s place is very well presented and close to everything
perfect location in a sensational little town and beautiful area
flawless property with a perfect location cannot recommend enough
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8. Historic cottage on a farmland (from USD 134)

This historic cottage built in 1828 is set against a backdrop of Bass Strait and The Nut. It can accommodate seven people and provides four bedrooms. It is a great choice for solo travelers, couples, and families. Two double beds and three single beds are provided. Guests are welcome to walk around and explore the farm owned by the host.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from The Nut State Reserve
115 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious warm and comfortable couch bed and bedding
amenities were acceptable beds mostly comfortable
Cleanliness:
spacious very clean historic home
the house is clean comfortable & historic
beautiful old property very clean
very comfortable and clean
it was clean well presented and well located
Host:
audrey is the perfect host
audrey is a kind and helpful host
audrey the landlady is so friendly and hospitable
nice host and historical living good experience
audrey is a friendly and generous host - with a gorgeous dog we were sad to leave
Location:
the location is breathtaking
ideal location for visiting highfield
beautiful location with a historic vibe
this is a spectacular location in a beautiful place
super close to the nut and beautiful stanley
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9. Historic lodge for a party of eight (from USD 100)

This 20th century lodge offers lovely views of the ocean and provides three bedrooms and a large living room with a fireplace. The back deck faces Bass Strait. You can ask the host about how to source firewood and how to operate the gas-powered stove and hot-water system. The place can accommodate eight people and welcomes pets. Note that you need to bring your pet’s beddings.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
849 meters (0.6 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
131 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our stay and the view from the living room
a bit short on amenities but overall we were very comfortable and really enjoyed our stay
the lodge is gorgeous full of light and comfortable
interesting historical digs with fully equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
very clean and welcoming
warm and sparkly clean
comfortable and spotlessly clean
lovely space clean and well equipped
it was also incredibly clean
Host:
thank you paul for your kind hospitality
delicate house historic house nice host everything is perfect
large friendly beautifully appointed spaces
Location:
great location and interesting architecture
great location in stanley you can walk to everything in town
a unique property in an amazing location
great house in a great location
a wonderful building in a great location
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10. Bright and clean apartment

At this bright and clean apartment in a cottage, guests will have access to the entire top floor. To reach the well-furnished apartment, you will need to take a flight of stairs. The place offers private access at the back and can accommodate four guests. It is available for both short-term and long-term stays. It is close to cafes, restaurants, beaches, historical buildings, and The Nut. Wi-Fi and street parking are available. The host will gladly show you around the garden downstairs after you check in.

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Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
680 meters (0.5 ft) from The Nut State Reserve
175 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views from the apartment were fantastic there was plenty of space with everything supplied that you would need
a very comfortable place to stay in stanley beautiful apartment and views in a terrific location
the shower is very modern and enjoyable to use
lovely little room with great views and stanley is delightful
this is an amazingly clean space light filled and such comfortable beds amenity was great
Cleanliness:
super clean & tidy with comfy beds
the space was very clean neat and tidy and very cosy
loved the space - was clean tidy and had everything we needed
david has a beautiful clean place the place is bright and homey
beautifully clean apartment and lovely owners
Host:
david was a great and helpful host
david was lovely a great host
david was a perfect host friendly & helpful
david is a wonderful host and his house is absolutely beautiful
david was very helpful and made sure i had the best possible stay
Location:
perfect location - right near the nut with short walk to main stretch of town
fabulous place in stunning location
wonderful space close to town centre
fantastic location to wander around the town and walk to the beach
very comfortable stay in a great location
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Unique experiences in Stanley

You will gain unique experiences when you visit Stanley, a remarkable place where you can take a breath of fresh air and appreciate the beauty of nature. Book one of these vacation homes so that you will have a lovely stay.

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