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Top 18 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sydney's CBD, Australia - Updated 2020

Top 18 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sydney's CBD, Australia - Updated 2020
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We all know what it’s like trying to plan a holiday: stressing over hotels where you’re all cramped in one room, agreeing on which restaurants to eat at night after night, and only being able to afford hotels that are miles away from the city centre. These problems can be a thing of the past with Sydney’s great selection of Airbnb apartments - affordable, spacious, with multiple rooms and kitchens to whip up some nibbles… and stunning central locations! So if you’re looking for a place to stay, look no further than these Airbnb vacation rentals in Sydney’s CBD!


1. Air-conditioned, modern, terraced house (from USD 68)

One of Two Bedrooms
Source: Airbnb

This spacious, clean house is perfect for adult groups: with two bedrooms, a living room with sofa bed, kitchen and dining area, it has everything you and your friends will need for a comfortable stay. The bedrooms are complete with wardrobes and vanity tables, the bathroom has a great shower, and the dining area is perfect for a delicious breakfast before heading out for the day! The location is also unbeatable, close to attractions such as Darling Harbour, Sydney fish market, and Chinatown, while Central Station is only a 15 minute walk away.

Air-conditioned Modern 2 Bedroom Terrace House
Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
182 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was excellent and they respond fast
it was nice having a heater/ air conditioner in every room and the washer/ dryer were a lifesaver
smooth check in and great wifi
air conditioning was godsend on a couple of hot summer nights in sydney
the apartment is very comfortable and has the necessary services to have a pleasant stay in sydney
Cleanliness:
clean convenient and comfortable ~
the apartment is clean tidy and functional
there was dust throughout and the whole place is in great need of a deep clean
the room is clean and nice
it was clean and had everything we needed
Host:
david is very attentive and responsive host
hosts are nice and friendly
hosts easy to contact and communicate with
lovely place great hosts to deal with
good place host is easy to communicate
Location:
cute little place situated in your typical inner city lane
the location is great walking distance to the central station
great location and cosy accommodation
great location for a good deal
great location and quiet although so close to the cbd
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2. Deluxe suite in Circular Quay (from USD 196)

Living room
Source: Airbnb

Suitable for a journeying couple, a solo adventurer, or a business vagabond, this deluxe one-bedroom suite in Circular Quay offers a wealth of amenities for its modest size. The musical instruments in the house, namely a guitar, a ukelele, and a piano, would undoubtedly attract artistic souls seeking an enclave to be inspired in their creative pursuits. They also help to create a romantic and luxurious atmosphere, conducive for a relaxing holiday. Of course, there is the usual package of amenities, which includes a cloud-soft king-size bed and a clean shower. The friendly host is more than happy to share with you tips on where to eat and which places to explore, but with the Circular Quay station and Sydney Opera House just 5 minutes away, we’re sure that everything you need to see in Sydney is already at your fingertips.

Deluxe suite in Circular Quay
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
135 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It is beautifully decorated, and the bed is super comfortable.
Bed and pillows very comfortable.
We slept so well in the very comfortable bed.
Cleanliness:
It is also very clean.
This was a very stylish well-decorated, very clean apartment.
The apartment was immaculately clean, stylish and very comfortable .The
Host:
Hosts very accommodating,
Jenny met us there and showed us around.
She showed us how to use everything.
Location:
Gave us a tour of the place.
The place is very recommandable.
(we LOVED the espresso/coffee machine!).
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3. One-bedroom apartment with views of the city skyline (from USD 106)

Bedroom
Source: Airbnb

Located in the heart of the CBD, this impressive one-bedroom apartment is perfect for family vacationers or business vagabonds in search of a convenient place to stay! It not only features basic amenities like laundry facilities and a fully equipped kitchen, but also boasts absolutely breathtaking views of the city skyline from its floor-to-ceiling windows. A well-appointed gym is also available so that you need not break your work-out schedule, and an outdoor, heated swimming pool makes for a sweet spot to unwind and relax after a long day out. The added cherry on top is its location within easy reach of a range of attractions, including the Darling Harbour, QVB shopping center, Sydney Opera House, and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Wynyard train station and bus stops are nearby as well, making other parts of the city easily accessible from the apartment.

Top location city skyline one bedroom apartment
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
147 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable bed.
The apartment is beautiful and the beds were so comfortable.
Extra beds were set up as requested, although they were folding single beds, they were surprisingly comfy.
Cleanliness:
Clean and comfortable!
Clean and tidy.
Very clean and tidy
Host:
Thank you Tommy.
Thank you Tommy.
Tommy was very accommodating, and had onhand information to help us getting around.
Location:
A place to be !
Very Nice Place !!
place is great.
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4. Modern studio in the heart of Sydney CBD (from USD 68)

Bedroom
Source: Airbnb

This sophisticated but cozy apartment offers a cozy queen-sized bed dressed in white and grey sheets that perfectly complement the apartment’s minimalist interior. A well-appointed kitchen and a cozy lounge fitted with a flat-screen TV and a couch are at your disposal. The highlight of the apartment should be its rooftop pool which you can have a relaxing soak in while relishing the panoramic views of the city skyline. You’ll also be happy to know that the apartment is found near many world-famous attractions, such as the Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Garden, Circular Quay, as well as an array of pubs and restaurants that you’ll surely enjoy. Experience the best that Sydney has to offer by booking a stay in this lovely apartment!

Studio in the heart of Sydney CBD @ Circular Quay
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
308 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bed is quite creaky
Bed was clean, comfy, and quiet!
Generously supplied with toilet paper, shampoos, tea, etc.
Cleanliness:
Everything very clean.
Very clean and comfortable.
Really clean and tidy!
Host:
Would recommend this place to others.
Would stay there again for sure.
so we had no air conditioning (the host brought us a fan).
Location:
This is the place to stay as it was not that far to walk
Great location.... location ....location!!!
Ferries, trains and buses close if wishing to travel further..
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5. Stunning executive pad in the heart of the Sydney (from USD 93)

Stunning executive pad in the heart of the Sydney
Source: Airbnb

You can expect hotel-like amenities from this stunning executive pad situated in the beating heart of the city. Plenty of top frills can be found in this house: an open-plan kitchen with state-of-the-art facilities, two well-appointed bathrooms, a cozy living room, and a lovely balcony which offers gorgeous views of the surroundings. Although walking can get you to almost all the main attractions and local amenities in the vicinity, the host goes out of his way to provide you with Uber referral codes so that you can travel around the city with ease.

☆Stunning☆ exec pad - 5 min walk to everything
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
183 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It has 2 balcony and large dining table.
Beds and pillows are comfy and the TV is large.
Also, lack of amenities (towels, toilet paper).
Cleanliness:
Apartment was clean.
It's clean and is equiped with all necessities.
Clean house and comfortable to stay.
Host:
Truman communicated promptly, answering any queries.
Thank you, Turman.
We would definitely recommend this property to others.
Location:
Totally Location, Location, Location!
This place would comfortably fit a family of 4-5.
Will definately recommend friends to stay at his place.
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6. Great CBD view from luxury apartment (from USD 164)

Beautiful windows and balcony
Source: Airbnb

Great Sydney CBD View From Luxury 3 bed Apartment
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
213 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Also you need to buy toilet papers as there’s only exactly one in each bathroom.
Beds were all really comfy.
There was mold around the kitchen sink and in the bathroom showers.
Cleanliness:
Cleanliness to be improved.
TO BE KEPT CLEAN!
Very, very dirty.
Host:
The hosts are very accommodating and let me check in early and were also understanding and came back to open the apartment for me when I had accidentally locked myself out.
Will definitely stay here again when I visit Sydney again!
We will be back for sure
Location:
Definitely will recommend my friend this place.
recommend this place and would stay again.
This place made our trip.
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7. Great City Apartment in the heart of Haymarket (from USD 62)

This city apartment sleeps up to four people. Located within walking distance of Paddy’s Market and Darling Harbour, it comes with two bedrooms, one courtyard, and a closed-in balcony. There’s free parking on the premises, access to a gym and WiFi. The modern and comfortable unit is situated close to almost everything a tourist would wish to visit. Ideally, it’s close to the Sydney Central Train Station. If you are looking to eat out or grab a coffee, a nearby restaurant and coffee shop are right there. Apart from a kitchen where you may cook your own meals, you can also access a pool in the building. Air-conditioning, heating, a TV, and basic essentials will ensure you enjoy a comfortable stay. Long stay can also be arranged.

Great City Apartment ..
Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia
169 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable beds all amenities provided
we used the pool and was great to have aircon in all of the bedrooms
love the stylist furniture and comfortable beds
the apartment was more spacious than i expected better than the photos shown
beds were also very comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
very clean & spacious for 4 adults
it’s clean and a nice place
big clean & lovely
super clean and the housekeeper was amazing
Host:
she was a very accommodating host :)
the host klodian was very welcoming accommodating and quick to respond any questions i had
the host was amazing and looked after everything we needed
nice property and friendly host
klodian and the team are perfect host fast in response
Location:
perfect location for exploring sydney
great location right next to central station
super good location and very quiet despite the location to be smack on in central
fantastic location that's close to the central train station and a few minutes walk from darling harbor
the location is good as it’s close to china town market city and central station
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8. Urban Luxe Terrace Loft Apartment near Sydney's City edge (from USD 134)

You can experience Sydney’s inner city lifestyle when you stay in this refurbished and modern home in Darlinghurst. It sleeps two guests in a bedroom and has a bathroom. The kitchen has what you need to prepare your own meals. From the sitting area, it’s a step out onto the terrace which has stunning views. There is a table provided for sit-down meals. The unit’s an Airbnb Plus home, so you can rest assured it’s been inspected for quality. There is elevator access to the unit. Amenities provided includes an iron, a dryer and washer access, and basic essentials. For your entertainment, there’s TV and WiFi connectivity. As the unit is situated on Victoria Street, getting to the main attractions like the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour, and Hyde Park is easy. Public transport, restaurants, and bars are located nearby.

Urban Luxe Terrace Loft Apartment near Sydney's City Edge
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
112 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities and spacious patio for an apartment
the apartment (especially the balcony) is awesome
modern well appointed clean comfortable bed washer dryer and seli left all the amenities we needed
very nice apartment with great living dining area and large balcony
staying at seli's beautiful apartment allowed us to experience a great part of sydney
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and tidy a great space
super stylish and kept immaculately clean
the apartment is clean gorgeous and beautifully decorated
this place is gorgeous handy and super clean and light
clean flat and nice assistance by host seli
Host:
seli was a great host
seli was a great host
host was very caring to detail and very hospitable
seli was so helpful and friendly throughout
seli is a fantastic host
Location:
proximity to the train station was also a huge plus
great location central to everything in darlinghurst
great apartment close to the city in an awesome neighbourhood
wonderful location in the heart of sydney's darlo district
situated close to kings cross station with great links to the sights of sydney
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9. Fabulous, self-contained studio in Sydney (from USD 79)

This studio has views over the rooftops that encompass the Opera House. The unit sleeps two people in one bedroom, comes with one bed, and has a bathroom. Located in a secure building in Darlinghurst, you are central to trains, parking, other public transport, and, of course, restaurants and nightlife. Guests can access the rooftop pool, BBQ, and laundry facilities.

For entertainment, the studio comes with a television and DVD player. The bed is queen sized and comfortable. There is wardrobe space and a fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. There is Wi-Fi available, as well.

“Very nice studio apartment with all you need. Great location. The rooftop pool was unbeatable, especially in the hot weather. Check in/out very easy. Would definitely stay again.” - Mark - Airbnb user.

FAB SELF CONTAINED STUDIO IN SYDNEY
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
350 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi good and fast too
amazing pool with stunning views
stunning views from the rooftop pool as well
rooftop facilities and views great
the room was in excellent shape tidy smelling nice easily accessible and super comfortable
Cleanliness:
clean neat and would definitely stay again
comfy bed and very clean nice linen provided
the place is clean and the bed and pillows are very comfortable
studio was clean and compact
good value for money and extremely clean
Host:
the host was friendly and attentive
max was a great host
max was a great host he showed us around gave us directions and tips around the neighbourhood
max is a super host and very friendly
bonus points for max being a great friendly host and also for the amazing rooftop view
Location:
great location close to everything
great location in town
great location - close to restaurants and it’s walking distance from kings cross station
the location is in a wonderful and interesting neighbourhood
best location all the top and/or hipster restaurants of sydney are in walking distance
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10. Studio in the heart of Potts Point (from USD 75)

This studio is quiet but located very close to everything. Supermarkets, cafes, and bars are just downstairs. Across the road, you will find weekend markets. The art gallery and Botanical Gardens are just a stroll away, as is the Opera House. It is located in a nice part of the ‘Paris end’ of Potts Point. While the studio has no street views or vistas, it also comes with no street noise.

There is a patisserie downstairs, so you may hear sounds from there sometimes, but the delicious smells may entice you. While the unit can sleep three, it is better suited to two people. There is 4G Wi-Fi available. The kitchen area means you can prepare your own meals, although you are within walking distance of many restaurants.

Studio in heart of Potts Point
Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia
299 reviews
Entire apartment 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the weather was quite warm but the fan worked perfectly well
the pull-out sofa bed was great
good tv and wi-fi
the bathroom is functional but with a few improvements it would be perfect
the amenities were clean comfortable and well cared for
Cleanliness:
a clean cosy and great space for a sydney holiday
the place was clean nicely furnished and had a warm cozy feel to it
the room is clean and tidy with artistic feeling
the place is clean and cozy for the three of us just like the pictures
the apartment was spotless and perfect for the week we would highly recommend staying here
Host:
lovely place very communicative host
ariana was a lovely host
ariana is a great host
ariana was a friendly and helpful host
ariana was superb great host
Location:
super comfy and inviting location close to everything
the location of this studio is superb close to king cross station and 3 supermarkets
great location near kings cross station bus stop just at door step
great city place with convenient shop/transportation
ariana's house location is good just a few minutes from train station and bus stops
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11. Private one-bedroom apartment for two at Willoughby (from USD 53)

Get an authentic Australian homestay experience with Margie and her family in her trendy and stylish home. Stay at this spacious property in a private one-bedroom with a comfy king-size bed with top quality sheets and contemporary and mid-century design touches throughout the living space, bathroom, and outdoor patio. The home also boasts a private study and gorgeous greenery in the back garden best for breakfast and gatherings with fellow travelers and friends nearby.

Private one-bedroom apartment for two in spacious and elegant homestay at Willoughby

Price: from 52 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Private Room in Elegant Design Home with Back Deck
Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
337 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a good sleep with a heater to keep us warm when needed
margie was kind enough to iron our clothes and also offered us breakfast
the room en-suite and little study are just wonderful
beautiful breakfast comfortable bed and warm conversation
the complimentary breakfast was a nice and healthy touch
Cleanliness:
communication was great and the house was clean and beautiful
clean and tidy comfortable bed
the room is clean and comfortable
clean quiet fabulous place to stay
very clean tidy and comfortable house
Host:
the hosts were very warm and friendly
delightful hosts warm and welcoming
fantastic place and great host
very nice place with very very nice hosts
great bed lovely hosts
Location:
location was fantastic close to city and chatswood offering food options and conveniences just a short walk away
5 star accommodation great location
really good location to get around - close to chatswood crows nest and sydney cbd
excellent location close to public transport and very comfortable space
great location very peaceful and accessible
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12. Townhouse located in the trendy inner-city

Living area
Source: Airbnb

This spacious townhouse is a great alternative to an apartment: you’ll benefit from a large downstairs living space/kitchen, two bedrooms, and a gorgeous patio-garden! Located in Surry Hills, the apartment is close to some great coffee shops, bars, and restaurants and not far from tourist attractions. Reviewers say the house is cozy and well-kept, and rate its location as a great selling point. Live like a local while still within reach of all of Sydney’s activities!

Townhouse located in the trendy inner-city

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13. Heart of Central Sydney

Living space
Source: Airbnb

This apartment is in a brilliant location, with all of Sydney’s main attractions right on its doorstep, and is a great size for six guests. With two bedrooms (each with a double bed) and a sofa bed in the spacious living room, it’s ideal for a group of friends! There’s a kitchenette to cook up some quick grub, free WiFi, and access to a gym and swimming pool, and all of Sydney’s best restaurants, bars and tourist attractions within walking distance.

Heart of Central Sydney

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14. Clean Darling Harbour Apartment

Living space with double and sofa bed
Source: Airbnb

Clean Darling Harbour Apartment

15. Your Place in the Heart of Sydney CBD

Bedroom
Source: Airbnb

You’ll have the whole of Leo’s apartment to yourselves, complete with double bed, sofa bed, living space, dining area, kitchen with all utensils, and all mod-cons! There’s a cute balcony for enjoying your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine, and the apartment is well-located near all tourist attractions. The decor is simple but stylish, and you’ll really be able to make yourself at home in this cosy Airbnb!

Your Place in the Heart of Sydney CBD

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16. Journey Suites in Sydney CBD

Light and airy apartment
Source: Airbnb

Journey Suites in Sydney CBD

17. Stylish loft-style apartment with great Darling Harbour view

Loft apartment
Source: Airbnb

Stylish loft style apartment with great Darling Harbour view

18. Sleek apartment close to Harbour Bridge

Living room
Source: Airbnb

Unwind in this intimate and stylish apartment ideally located in the heart of Sydney. Its minimalistic interior features a well-appointed kitchen, a cozy living area, and a spotlessly clean bathroom with a lush walk-in shower. Located in Millers Point, the apartment is only minutes away from the Central Business District, Circular Quay, and the rocks, so it would make a perfect home base for exploring the city. If you are up for a day trip, why not venture to the exciting, new district of Barangaroo, which houses a wealth of restaurants with modern furnishings and great food?

Sleek apartment close to Harbour Bridge

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Live in luxury on your holiday!

Stay in the heart of Sydney’s excitement with a gorgeous Airbnb rental! Affordable prices, beautiful apartments with plenty of space for - you’ll have the best trip in the best location.

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