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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:
i would just pay AUD$60 more to stay at a clean hotel with one bed.
The wifi was excellent and they respond fast.
The water pressure from the shower was acceptional!
Cleanliness:
It was clean and had everything we needed.
you for a clean home
Lovely, clean & well located.
Host:
I'm sure .
If the host was really helpful, maybe he or she can give a hand to help.
Hosts easy to contact and communicate with.
Location:
Overall, good place to stay if you wanna explore Sydney easily.
Great place, thank you
Great place to stay!
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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:
We slept so well in the very comfortable bed.
Bed and pillows very comfortable.
It is beautifully decorated, and the bed is super comfortable.
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,
She showed us how to use everything.
Jenny met us there and showed us around.
Location:
The place is very recommandable.
Gave us a tour of the place.
(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!
Very clean and tidy
Clean and tidy.
Host:
Tommy was very accommodating, and had onhand information to help us getting around.
Thank you Tommy.
Thank you Tommy.
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:
Thank you, Turman.
Truman communicated promptly, answering any queries.
We would definitely recommend this property to others.
Location:
Will definately recommend friends to stay at his place.
This place would comfortably fit a family of 4-5.
Totally Location, Location, Location!
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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:
Very, very dirty.
TO BE KEPT CLEAN!
Cleanliness to be improved.
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:
This place made our trip.
recommend this place and would stay again.
Definitely will recommend my friend this place.
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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:
beds were also very comfortable.
The beds were very comfortable and the bedlinen was changed frequently.
The small room is filled with 2 beds and nowhere to put anything.
Cleanliness:
Very clean and tidy.
Area is clean and neat!
Big, clean & lovely.
Host:
She was a very accommodating host :)
i must say that more hosts should take example from this host.
Will stay again when we come by Sydney again!
Location:
this place was perfect.
Great place very recommended to stay.
A great place to recommend.
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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:
The bed is comfy too.
The bed is very comfortable and there is a walk in closet with lots of hangars.
Check in and check out was super easy, the king bed was very comfortable, and the shower had great water pressure.
Cleanliness:
Super stylish and kept immaculately clean.
The apartment is clean, gorgeous and beautifully decorated.
Good communication and clean flat!
Host:
I’d definitely come back and stay here again when I visit Sydney:)
David and Edward.
Loved all the cafes nearby!
Location:
I used the train and buses nearby easily.
Loved everything about this place.
Overall a great place to stay!!
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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:
Very good WiFi.
It was sometimes too warm at night despite the fan.
The place is clean and the bed and pillows are very comfortable.
Cleanliness:
Very clean too.
Clean, neat and would definitely stay again!
Clean and reliable.
Host:
i was welcomed by Max himself.
Max communicated immediately with us when contacted.
It was ideally located and had all the amenities we required.
Location:
Great place to stay.
Highly recommended staying at this place.
Really good location.
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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 bed is comfortable and the shower worked fine too.
The pull-out sofa bed was great.
As others have already mentioned, the bed really is comfortable.
Cleanliness:
It was very clean and well maintained, and she was kind enough to let me drop my bags off early
Everything was sparkling clean and she was even kind enough to hold my bags for me while I waited for my flight.
The place was clean, nicely furnished and had a warm cozy feel to it.
Host:
Ariana greeted us personally and she was very welcoming.
Really love the apartment and lookinh forward to come back when we visit Sydney again.
I would definitely book again with Ariana.
Location:
The neighborhood has literally everything you could need right out the door
The place itself is very homely and has everything you need.
Highly recommend this as a place to stay in :)
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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:
The bedroom was very cozy and the bed is very comfortable
The house looks exactly like in the photos
The accommodation is as advertised in the photos
The beautiful room is private and absolute spotless
There's a study room outside the bedroom that you can use for your luggages - that area is very useful
Cleanliness:
The place is nicely decorated clean and tidy
Extremely clean room and en-suite and within walking distance of transport
Very clean tidy and comfortable house
It is clean tidy and stylish
The house is super clean and cozy
Host:
very peaceful and accessible Delightful hosts warm and welcoming
kind considerate and was thoughtful
also Margie with her husband very kindly to us
They were also so helpful with nearby food recommendations and directions and bus routes
She welcomed me with warmth and cheer
Location:
felt very safe and surbuban with a few shops and restaurants/pubs/cafes 10/15 min walk away
The location is just too easy to get any where
The house itself is in a great location
The house is conveniently located just a few minutes walk to the bus stop and shops
Sydney CBD being a 10/15 minute bus journey away
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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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