Top 31 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sydney's Darling Harbour, Australia - Updated 2023


Finding a place to stay in a city like Sydney, Australia can be difficult for even the most experienced traveler. With so much to do, so many places to see, and so many possible neighborhoods to stay in, narrowing things down can be tricky. No one wants to get stuck staying miles away from all of the things they want to see. Here are ten great Airbnb vacation rentals that are close to Sydney’s Darling Harbour. Stay at one of these centrally located Airbnbs in Sydney’s Darling Harbour and you’ll be within easy walking distance of the Central Business District, Chinatown, the Sydney Opera House, and of course, Darling Harbour. The best of Sydney’s shops, restaurants, bars, and nightlife will be right outside of your door.

1. Light-filled apartment with a shared outdoor pool (from USD 457)

Relish this spacious apartment’s bright and airy ambiance with a breathtaking view of the harbor for your convenience. Guests can reach the International Convention Center (ICC) and the Wynyard railway station on foot from the property in just 10 minutes.

Within the premises of the building, there is a shared fitness center and an outdoor heated swimming pool available for your use. After a day of adventure, you may clean up in the lavish bathroom, which features a bathtub. On the balcony, you’ll have a great time drinking coffee while watching the sunrise from the balcony in the morning and cocktails in the evening while taking in the view of the city lights. You are welcome to bring your children along because it provides a crib, booster seat, and high chair on request.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.89 · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
262 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment had a great view as advertised
super tidy apartment with a great view
great clean apartment excellent location beautiful views would definitely return
great location apartment was immaculate & the view was amazing tommy was great to deal with awesome communication
it is a beautiful apartment in an excellent area
very clean and well presented
the apartment was clean and nicely furnished
place is clean and tommy is a great in his communication
very clean stay with amenities
fantastic location clean fantastic host everything we were after
the host was also friendly and very responsive
great property with friendly host
overall awesome stay very responsive host
communication with the host was excellent
tommy was a great host he was over accommodating with an early check-in and was very quick to respond
good location in the cbd
perfect location everything you need
great property amazing location
great place in the heart of the cbd
beautiful apartment in a great location we had the best weekend
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2. Lovely retreat near Chinatown (from USD 253)

Those looking for chic living quarters and a lifestyle that is integrated well with the city will find this property ideal. It is situated 800 meters (2624.67 feet) from Capitol Theatre, 600 meters (1968.50 feet) from Darling Harbour, and 700 meters (2296.59 feet) from Chinatown, making it extremely easy for guests to see the city’s many tourist sites.

Take some time to unwind and pamper yourself in the bathtub. You may find some entertainment in the living room with a high-definition TV and Ethernet connection, or you can spend time reading the available books. It provides conveniences suitable for families with children, such as a crib, a high chair, children’s dinnerware, and window guards to ensure their safety.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.95 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
150 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was awesome sky made the checkin easy and helped arrange late checkin
they set up an air matress and foldaway bed before we came which was lovely
the natural sunlight in the space just completes the look bathroom is stunning
very clean
place is extremely clean and exactly as described
the house is very clean
everything was great clean apartment and great location
the apartment is great and clean
sky is a good host
sky is a great host friendly and quick responses
sky was a wonderful host will definitely be back
very professional and helpful host
the host he was very wonderful and took care of us :) thank you i appriciated eveything
excellent location near darling harbour
great location and better than what we expected
wonderful location perfect for anyone
great location comfortable and neat
fantastic apartment in a great location
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3. Charming flat with a private balcony

Guests of this charming flat in the city’s heart will be convenient to everything the city offers. The Town Hall and Wynyard train station are around 500 meters (1640.42 feet) away, and you can reach Darling Harbour in only 5 minutes of walking.

It features a spacious balcony with outdoor furniture, allowing guests to relax while taking in breathtaking views of the harbor below. You will be able to make the most of the beaches in the vicinity since this property provides beach necessities such as umbrellas, beach blankets, and snorkeling equipment for its guests. You may also enjoy watching movies on a high-definition TV with Netflix or working up a sweat with the workout equipment available.

Darling Harbour View: 2 Bed, 2 Bath + free parking
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
36 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a wonderful stay in this apartment with a spectacular view
the view is just breathtaking location is perfect the unit is very cozy
even some chocolate on the bench the beds and bedding were comfortable
it was extremely clean and modern
the place is clean and beautifully decorated
the unit was clean and everything was easy to find and use
the apartment was wonderful incredible view clean and well-appointed
itana and cameron were amazing hosts
big thanks to the super host for this great stay with my family
really easy to get around and great hosts with prompt communication
comfortable cosy spacious stylish family friendly understanding generous and great great hosts
we travelled with an eight-month-old and the host did everything to make our stay comfortable
the location is super convenient as it is within walking distance to darling harbour & qvb
the apartment was in an ideal location so close to darling harbour and the city
you can easily walk to many attractions and restaurants and public transport is also very close
easy walking (with a toddler) to hyde park circular quay and the parks near darling harbour
we chose this place for the amazing walkability both to the cbd and darling harbour
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4. Sleek unit with a shared sauna (from USD 228)

This renovated apartment is brimming with charming features and amenities reminiscent of a fancy hotel. It boasts an excellent location within the well-known Goldsbrough Mort building. The property features an indoor swimming pool and a sauna, which are fantastic spots to pass the time and recharge. You can also access the communal fitness center if you want to exercise there.

In addition, the living room opens out onto a spacious balcony that provides space for outdoor gatherings. You may spend the day off watching your favorite shows on TV or browsing on your phone while connected to the free WiFi.

Rental unit in Pyrmont · ★4.67 · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
105 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love the bed and space
bathroom is a little bit aged but as with the rest of the apartment very clean
i highly recommend his apartment and would book it again in the future
he is a fast responder the room is comfortable to stay
everything was clean and tidy
the place was clean and exactly as described
the place itself was very clean nicely decorated and had everything needed for a comfortable stay
the apartment was nice and clean and very convenient to darling harbour
the place was clean and tidy and it had everything i needed for my stay in sydney
the host is friendly and communicative
great host with good communication
michael was a wonderful host and extremely responsive
michael was very accommodating & the perfect host
great location for exploring
many very nice breakfast places in close walking distance
accessible darling harbour location in historic building
perfect place to stay close to everything
great place to stay walking distance from the harbour walking distance to star and pretty close to the airport
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5. Lovely apartment raved for its nice location (from USD 304)

Raved for its excellent location, this retreat is an idyllic base for all your sightseeing pursuits in Sydney. It is just a walk across the road to Darling Harbour and a short stroll to Circular Quay. Sydney’s famous casino and delectable restaurants, along with several public transport options, are also nearby.

This lovely apartment offers a full kitchen, an open-plan living area with a 42-inch HDTV, and a four-seater dining table. There’s also a balcony with nice outdoor views to enjoy. In its bedrooms, you can expect to recharge in comfy queen-size beds. The central heating and air-conditioning aid in elevating the level of comfort indoors. You’ll also get to reap the benefits of having free WiFi and parking at this rental.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.68 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 1 bath
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
50 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
clean and has everything you need
hosts are very accommodating we would love to stay again
apartment is exactly as shown and jacob was also an exceptional host - thank you
jacob was a great host and the unit was exactly as described and pictured
great location and great apartment
absolutely fantastic location short walk away to barangaroo restaurants and city
amazing location with several beautiful places within arms reach
jacobs property is very beautiful and cozy it is very close to darling harbour and central sydney
great location comfortable apartment and jacob is a nice host
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6. Luxurious split-level penthouse atop a building (from USD 482)

No detail has been left out in this luxurious split-level penthouse atop the Jade Apartment building. It showcases full glass walls and windows that perfectly frame the metro. There are three outdoor spaces for you to enjoy different perspectives of the surrounding points of interest such as Darling Harbour, Town Hall Station, Chinatown, and restaurants and shops.

The suite is appointed with top-notch fittings for a lavish stay. Its living area has plush lounges and large smart TV and the main outdoor area comes with furnishings for alfresco cooking and dining. The gourmet kitchen that features state-of-the-art appliances will make meal preparation a breeze. All of its stunning bedrooms are tucked on the ground floor and are fitted with their own unique features such as smart TV, balcony, and private bathroom.

Loft in Sydney · ★4.87 · 3 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
106 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place to stay in with modern appliances and we’ll set up kitchen great outdoor balcony space
super comfortable apartment with an amazing view and great service
kitchen well stocked with useful appliances
we loved the decks - especially the one with the grill and party table
the apartment and stay was great the location is perfect and the view is lovely
great apartment which was clean and well presented
was such a convenient and beautiful place to stay great communication and very clean and comfortable
the penthouse vibe was beautiful and the accomodation was spotlessly clean and very comfortable
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed for our short trip
great location place was clean and check in was easy
the host was lovely and easy to deal with
krystina and olga are both very responsive
awesome host so very kind and understanding
loved this place and host
olga & kristina are incredibly responsive hosts and we would certainly stay again when in sydney next
place was lovely close to everything
perfect location for exploring the city
great apartment in a central location close to everything
great apartment in a perfect location
amazing apartment in a great location
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7. Stylish apartment in a resort-like complex (from USD 221)

It is easy to feel at home in this stylish executive apartment that exudes a warm and inviting ambiance. Its efficient layout comprises a living area with a 50-inch HDTV, a well-equipped kitchen, and a gorgeous bedroom with a premium queen-size bed. What’s more, it features a balcony overlooking the city skyline. WiFi is provided for those who wish to take advantage of the available dedicated workspace. Meanwhile, a free parking spot is guaranteed if you’re checking in with your own vehicle.

This apartment is tucked into a resort-like complex with a lap pool, gym, and landscaped recreational areas. It also enjoys a location near Star City Casino and is next to a walking track with breathtaking cliff-top and harbor views.

Rental unit in Pyrmont · ★4.85 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
46 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
location cleanliness comfort conviencie city views this apartment has it all
a very nice studio with everything you need for cooking/cleaning fast wifi cosy bed and quiet neighbourhood
the apartment itself is very modern clean and comfortable and looked exactly like the pictures
really nice and clean apartment in a wonderful location
really great place on all fronts -- location host responsiveness cleanliness comfort amenities and just about everything else
great location and clean room
emma is an amazing host
wonderful location private and cosy home very communicative host
emma is an excellent and considerate host and we would have no hesitation in staying there again
not least emma is such a sweet organised and welcoming host i would always stay there
emma was helpful too
great location worth the stay
wonderful apartment and great location
very good apartment close to everything anytime again
the location is perfect close to cbd and very peaceful and quite at the same time
emma's apartment was perfect for me in a great location
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8. Stunning apartment boasting great views (from USD 518)

Panoramic skyline and water views will elevate your stay in this stunning apartment. You wouldn’t want to miss surveying the glorious harbour views during sunset from its balcony. Indoors, the calm living room shares great outdoor views and offers a large smart TV for entertainment. You’ll also be able to wake up to scenic vistas from either of the two bedrooms: one with two single-size beds and the other with a king-size bed. These rooms are both fitted with air conditioning, room-darkening shades, and flat-screen TVs.

Other notable conveniences also include WiFi, a travel crib, and a high chair. What’s more, you’ll also gain access to the premier building’s shared pool, hot tub, and gym.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.97 · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
104 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved this apartment great location lovely furnishings lots of amenities owner most helpful beds comfy
we have stayed in a few air bnb's but this apartment is up with the best ones so far
this is a great apartment with terrific views of the harbour and easy access to many sydney sites
beautiful apartment in a most convenient location with a stunning view of the harbor
the rooftop pool and hot tub was huge hit with the kids
the apartment was sparkling clean and very spacious
very clean lots of basics included
geraldine’s place is spotless with extra touches to make the stay comfortable
a clean modern apartment in a great location
the space was very clean & tidy with everything you need to enjoy visiting (eg
geraldine is an amazing host who responded to every message quickly and was very helpful
geraldine was the perfect host very accommodating and responsive
geraldine was an excellent host - easy to contact and flexible
the owner/manager >> geraldine was always soooo prompt to respond and always with good accurate info
we would enjoy staying here again and highly recommend this property and host to sydney visitors
geraldine's place is perfectly located when visiting sydney
it was a very easy walk to restaurants and shopping with a ferry terminal close by
a lovely apartment in a fab location
the location is convenient for all of downtown sydney’s attractions
don’t hesitate - book this apartment has the most amaizing location overlooking darling harbour
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9. Luxurious rental with convenient location

A luxurious yet comfortable apartment, this retreat would be idyllic for a family of six or any small group of friends. Its inviting bedrooms come with two plush single-size beds and a comfy queen-size bed. Plus, there are available amenities for toddlers such as a highchair and kids’ toys and dinnerware. Any guest can get easily comfortable with the modern touches fitted throughout the space, including air-conditioning, heating, WiFi, and a sizeable flat-screen TV.

Discovering Sydney is a breeze from this property as it is surrounded by popular sights and attractions such as Cockle Bay, Town Hall Station, Chinatown, and more. You’ll be delighted by the free parking that comes with the booking if you’re arriving by car.

Luxury Apartment in Heart of City, Darling Harbour & Parking
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
309 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pull out couch wasn’t too comfortable
had all the essentials and the bed was like sleeping on a cloud
the beds were especially comfortable
the apartment was clean and spacious
the apartment is clean and nicely furnished
the apartment was clean and functional
nice modern and clean home with everything we needed
otherwise everything was great and very clean
milan was very helpful and showed us how to get the the harbor and restaurants
hosts are very good on communications
check-in was super simple host was quick with responses and the apartment itself was stylish and immaculate
milan was very responsive to all our needs
all the hosts were very helpful and very quick to respond to messages
great location within walking distance to darling harbour restaurants and shopping
fantastic stay in central sydney
great location and excellent facilities
great location with darling harbour right around the corner
wonderful place very conveniently located
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10. Spacious home with sunrise views (from USD 350)

The orientation of this spacious vacation home allows you to enjoy harbour views from all rooms. Its roomy and furnished balcony is an awesome vantage point for witnessing the sunrise and radiant fireworks during summer and special holidays. There is a lounge space with a 50-inch cable TV and WiFi, a fully equipped kitchen with a coffee pod machine, and a dining space with a view to enjoy in this deluxe retreat. Complimentary parking completes its set of amenities.

The location is also a winner as you’ll be close to several bars, restaurants, entertainment, and tourist attractions in the area. But before you set out further into the city, check out the building’s shared rooftop pool, spa and sauna, and gym first.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.92 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
267 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is an amazing comfortable apartment with stunning views of darling harbour
fantastic apartment & wonderful host the view from the balcony is amazing…
this is a very spacious modern two bedroom 8th floor apartment with great views over darling harbour and barangaroo
a lovely apartment with superb views sun and a great location
highly recommend lovely apartment with an amazing view
everything was quite clean and felt safe in the neighborhood
place was clean and comfortable has everything we need
fantastic location clean spacious with an excellent view
awesome place to stay lovely hosts clean and grate location we will be back
building staff very helpful
thank you angela for being a fantastic host
hosts were great at communicating
host was great and very accommodating
angela is a very responsive host and the concierge staff are very helpful too
location is superb so close to everything
great location and very stylish
great location and set up
beautiful apartment and fantastic location
great location in darlinf harbour
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11. Bright apartment adjacent to public transport (from USD 427)

With a floor space of 130 square meters (1400 square feet) and a huge balcony, this bright and fresh rental is ready to provide the Sydney vacation of your dreams. Each of the rooms opens to an outdoor balcony so you can effortlessly admire the harbour from the comfort of your own space. The nicely fitted kitchen and living room with a flat-screen TV make the stay more comfortable. Aside from the complimentary perks such as WiFi and parking, this property also gives access to the communal heated pool, sauna and spa, and gym.

You’ll quickly explore the district from the unit as the building is adjacent to all major public transport. Sydney’s central business district, along with tons of shopping and dining destinations, is nearby.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.92 · 2 bedrooms · 2 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
169 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous apartment unbeatable views look forward to our next stay
the balcony is large and the apartment itself is really well appointed and kept up
fantastic spacious clean apartment with an amazing view in a perfect location
beautiful view location and comfortable apartment
clean and spacious unit
you must stay here the space was sparkling clean and very stylish
absolutely beautiful place easy to find clean and tidy and lots to do around it
kevin's apartment is spacious and very clean
kevin’s apartment is great exactly as shown in the photos clean and convenient
kevin is very helpful
kevin is a very helpful and responsive host
kevin was easy to communicate with and the front desk staff were so kind and helpful
kevin is such a great host and communicates quiet well
concierge avail pretty much at all times and helpful
location location - absolutely perfect
perfect location and a wonderful apartment
very spacious and superb location
great apartment in a great location everything was perfect
great location comfortable apartment easy check in/out
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12. York & George (from USD 361)

This deluxe retreat named York & George got its moniker from its convenient location since it is nestled between George and York Streets. Its strategic setting lets you easily reach essential hubs on foot such as Westfield Shopping Center, Queen Victoria Building, and the train station.

It is a restful place to return to for its central air-conditioning and bedrooms with queen-size beds. Free WiFi and a flat-screen cable TV are some of your options for indoor entertainment. There’s a fully equipped kitchen should you prefer to savor home-cooked meals. During your idle time, you can head over to any of the building’s exciting amenities such as the shared pool, gym, and barbeque areas to enhance your stay.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.73 · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
313 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment itself was neat and tidy the view was stunning
the location was unbeatable and the corner apartment views were excellent
lovely spot floor to ceiling windows in each room light filled
view from the apt is great and flat is very clean and well organized
the rooms were nice and large and was perfect for accommodating 5 people
clean and spacious living area
place was immaculately clean and set up nicely
clean apartment with great ambience
we appreciated all of the communication from yuan and the cleanliness of the place
great spot exceptionally clean very well looked after apartment
the host is friendly and replies quickly to questions
and the host is very good with communication
leo was so helpful and accommodating to all our requests and communication was great
the hosts were lovely to deal with and communication was easy
great location in the heart of the cbd
great location and fabulous apartment
really fantastic location easy to walk everywhere and very close to the trams
super close to wynyard station and not too far from darling harbour
great location easy walk to main shopping area and light rail
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13. Charming apartment overlooking Kent Street (from USD 193)

Unlike any other studio apartment, this charming unit overlooking the historical Kent Street features an ingeniously designed space. The bed area is tucked into a slightly raised and separated spot for you to have private and restful slumbers. An equipped kitchen and a dining table for four are readily available to cater to all your home-style cooking and dining intents. Its living space comes with a flat-screen TV and leather seating. Free unlimited WiFi is also appointed and a cot can be arranged for guests with infants.

You’ll enjoy your stay more by using complimentary access to the onsite gym, sauna, and indoor swimming pool. Note that parking is unavailable here but paid parking is located on the same block.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.97 · Studio · 2 beds · 1 bath
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
523 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice and clean with convenient items like a washer/drier ironing board and hair drier
comfortable accommodation with so many extras such as bathrobes extra towels fruit milk lovely balcony and more
very clean and comfortable
the place was clean and comfortable
this apartment is amazing clean and nicely decorated
oh and the place was really clean and comfortable
the place was clean and had everything we needed
great communications with the hosts throughout our stay
coco was a wonderful host
she greeted us at arrival with helpful tips and directions
they were very responsive and accommodating
amazing host - def book here
location is central with multiple easy public transportation options
the location was perfect
great location- walking distance to all the major sights
the place is exactly as advertised and located very close to all of the main attractions in downtown sydney
this apartment is in a great location
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14. Funky yet luxurious rental in Goldsbrough Building (from USD 300)

If you’re hunting for a funky yet luxurious space, this beautifully renovated apartment fits the bill. The open-concept interior is adorned with eclectic furnishings and modern conveniences such as a flat-screen HDTV and WiFi. You’ll love being your own chef in the fully equipped kitchen beside the dedicated dining space. Perfect for solo travelers or couples, this unit’s cozy bedroom is fitted with a plush queen-size bed.

The property is set in the charming and elegant complex of Goldsbrough Building that features a large indoor pool, spa and sauna, and gym. Do check out these amenities if you have more time to spare. Also, you wouldn’t want to miss the nearby hotspots including Darling Harbour and Star Casino.

Rental unit in Pyrmont · ★4.81 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was stunning & the apartment was stylish
fantastic apartment with outstanding city views
the bed is super comfy
great apartment modern well appointed with all the extras you would need for a fabulous stay
clean and tidy and spacious the bed was super comfortable
bathroom was very nice and clean
accommodation is beautiful and very clean
it was very clean and in a beautiful location
amazing accommodation and close to everything very clean and excellent communication will definitely book again
charlotte was a wonderful host she was kind and quick to reply
charlotte the host is great and very attentive to any needs
there was always a helpful concierge to greet us
charlotte is an amazing host - responsive helpful and super accommodating
great space and newly renovated awesome host
close to darling harbour
a trendy spot in a great location
a very cool place close to darling harbour
loved staying here amazing location close to everything and transport
beautiful apartment great location great value for your money spent
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15. Luxury apartment in the CBD with city views

This elegant apartment in a secured, high-rise building is located on a lively street in the Central Business District. Large windows flood the apartment with natural light. Enjoy beautiful views of Sydney’s skyline and Darling Harbour through the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room. Hardwood floors bring a sense of warmth to the entire apartment. Darling Harbour, Chinatown, and The Rocks are a short walk away.

Sydney CBD Luxury 3B City Views
Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia
248 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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great view and great apartment
very spacious apartment with stunning views
kitchen amenities like coffee tea cooking oil were not provided
great space in a beautiful apartment with fantastic views
fantastic apartment very good city view 5 star
the unit was cleaned twice and still wasn’t very clean
it was certainly clean enough for us though not impeccably so
apartment clean and has everything you need for your stay
very comfortable stay and cleanliness
easily fixed with a more detail oriented cleaning crew; 2) the apartment could use a few hand towels
robert has been a great host accommodating to our requests
robert was a great host helpful and quick to respond to our requests thanks
definitely a super host
he was extremely helpful too
robert is a fantastic host and is always available when you require his assistance
very good location
the location is great and was close to everything
great location at the chinatown
great location and great value
the location was great everything we needed was close by
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16. Water-view CBD apartment (from USD 226)

Gorgeous views of Darling Harbour make this modern apartment in Sydney’s Central Business District worth booking for a night or two. The two bedroom apartment has room for four guests. Each bedroom has one queen-sized bed. A five-minute walk from Wynard Train Station, the apartment is an easy stroll away from the sights of downtown Sydney. The apartment has a balcony, a complete kitchen, and a washer and dryer. Guests have access to the building’s outdoor pool. A parking space is available for those arriving with a car.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.92 · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 2 baths
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
203 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excelent bed good kitchen wonderful balcony and view
extras like shower gel and shampoo tea and coffee were very welcome
the apartment truly had amazing views
very nice apartment with a beautiful view of darling harbour
a large well equipped 2 bed apartment with lovely views over darling harbour
kitchen was clean and well equipped
bathroom was also clean and shower pressure was good
nice flat clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
everything was super clean and exactly as promised
host was most helpful and responsive
fiona was a great host who was very accommodating
beautiful attentive owners and home away from home
our host fiona was very helpful with check-in and advice
fiona was an awesome host and answered all of our questions timely
the location is perfect
the location is great and wynyard station is about 5 minutes walk away
excellent location overlooking kings wharf area
walking distance to cbd and darling harbour
the apartment was in an excellent location to shops and restaurants all within short walking distances
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17. Luxury city apartment overlooking Darling Harbour

This stunning apartment steps away from King Street Wharf offers weary travelers a tranquil home away from home in downtown Sydney. The two bedroom apartment has spectacular views of Darling Harbour. The accommodation is within easy walking district of the Central Business District and the Sydney Opera House. The lively neighborhood with a variety of restaurants and bars provides plenty of close by entertainment. Guests have access to the building’s pool and sauna. Parking can be arranged with prior notice to the host.

Luxury City Apartment Overlooking Darling Harbour
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
70 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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it was wonderful to have the swimming pool the balcony and an amazing coffee machine
the apartment was even better than the photos was spacious and had top notch amenities
kitchen had everything we needed with great amenities
very nice beds / linen - feels more like a 5 star hotel we will 100% be back
the apartment is very modern and clean and has all the amenities you need
beds were comfortable the apartment was clean with plenty of towels provided
spotlessly clean comfortable beds well stocked kitchen
susan's place was great - very clean and cosy
the apartment is spacious and clean with comfy beds fresh linen and towels and plenty of utensils
apartment was super clean and beds were very comfortable
an amazing and very accomodating host
susan was an excellent and very responsive host
susan and steve were great hosts and very responsive—both before and during
jason was so responsive and the apartment was wonderful
thank you for hosting us susan
the location is fantastic
location was great
best location ever
perfect location in darling harbour
easy walking distance to the pitt st
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18. Vibrant inner-city apartment near Darling Harbour

This stylish apartment in the Pyrmont neighborhood is a wonderful option for travelers looking for a vacation base in Sydney close to fashionable bars, restaurants, and cafes. The newly renovated split level one bedroom apartment is a five-minute walk from Darling Harbour. Chinatown and the Powerhouse Museum are extremely close to this attractively decorated apartment. The bedroom has a queen-sized bed and there is room for an extra person to sleep on the sofa in the living room. The apartment is on the third floor of a building without an elevator, so stairs are involved in getting to this charming apartment.

Vibrant 1 bdrm Apartment Darling Harbour + Parking
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
86 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the apartment looks like the photos and all the amenities worked as expected
jennifer was extremely helpful & left a helpful guide to the apartment and local surroundings
very comfy bed and slept very well even though there is constant street noises
jennifer’s apartment was a great base for our stay in sydney
would recommend this apartment as it’s everything you need for a nice stay
the airbnb is clean and cozy
it is clean comfortable and nicely decorated
when we arrived the apartment was clean and set up well for guests
we found the apartment nice and clean the bed was super comfy
the apartment was very clean cutely furnished and had pretty much everything you need
jen is a super nice host and kind
host is very quick in responding and very helpful
jen is a great host
jennifer was a great knowledgeable and accommodating host
jen was a fantastic host we communicated for weeks ahead of the stay
super convenient location - there is a bus stop at the closest intersection
great location a short walking distance to the harbour
superb location in easy walking distance of the convention centre and the cbd
great location perfect size and perfectly present
fantastic location and lovely accomodation
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19. Funky two-bedroom house near International Convention Center and Darling Harbour (from USD 379)

This two bedroom house close to Darling Harbour is quirky and full of character. You’ll feel right at home in the warm and inviting rooms. Well-decorated with modern furniture, the entire house is brightened by natural light. The International Convention Center and Darling Harbour are both within a five-minute walk. The upstairs bedroom has a queen-sized bed. A second bedroom has a double bed with a trundle bed that can sleep two additional guests.

Home in Pyrmont · ★4.79 · 2 bedrooms · 4 beds · 1 bath
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
304 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

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rooms have a/c which we did not use due to nice weather
on top of that the tv room is nicely separated and has a really nice and comfy couch
place is sparkling clean and spacious beds are super comfy and had all the amenities you need
you need to be slim enough to fit in the shower cube
it was nice to have a kitchen since we have young children
very clean and tidy
the house was clean and tidy
nicely renovated place sparkling clean bathroom and kitchen
house was clean and the water pressure of the shower is good
the unit clean and comfy with everything you could need
great host with quick responses
she is a great host
friendly host and cozy place
host was very nice and friendly with quick responses and tips were very helpful
host was attentive and helpful with local information
super cute pad nice and central ideal for 2 couples
this is the best location ever
location was very very good
value for money close walking distance to many attractions
nice house great location for icc
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20. Apartment on Market Street

This apartment is located in the heart of the city and is near Pitt Street Mall and Town Hall Station. Some other popular tourist places like Koreatown, Chinatown, Darling Harbour and International Convention Centre are less than 15 minutes on foot from here. The bedroom in this rental has a queen bed with clean lines, a bathroom with complimentary toiletries, a well-equipped kitchen and a living room with leather couches.

Market St One Bed with balcony and harbour views
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
13 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the accommodation was perfect for our needs: extensive amenities including fast wifi as well as laundry
very nice 1 bedroom apartment in cbd
the location is excellent and the space itself is clean and nice
highly recommend this place amazingly clean and stylish very ample space just as pictures show
great host and quick to response on every interaction thank you
thanks for being an amazing host mitch
mitch has been a fantastic host who went above and beyond for our short stay in sydney
a great apartment in a great location
location was perfect - walking distance to darling harbor and cbd
great place and at an amazing location
the place to stay in sydney great location and great host
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21. Comfortable apartment in central Sydney (from USD 263)

This apartment is located jut across the bustling Chinatown of Sydney. Take a peek outside the windows and you’ll see the Chinatown. The rental has a bedroom with a comfortable queen bed, a bathroom, a spacious living room and a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your own meals. However, a number of eateries including the famed Mamak Malaysian Restaurant is within walking distance from this rental.

Rental unit in Sydney · ★4.58 · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
271 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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apartment smaller than it looks in the photos but great for a couple
the apartment was a good size for a group of 4
we enjoyed a lovely swim with great views of the chinese friendship gardens
my 2 daughters slept comfortably on the sofa bed
it was a very comfortable and clean apartment with all amenities right there
very clean and friendly
very comfortable and spotlessly clean apartment
the place is clean and simple
the unit is spotlessly clean and comfortable
very well positioned clean and comfortable apartment
tim and helen instructions was very helpful
very friendly and helpful hosts
the check in is done by the hotel and the staff is kind
the host was very accomodating providing very clear instructions and information from collection of keys to direction to apartment
they were also quite responsive to our emails when we had several questions before the trip
great location for reasonable price
great location being central to many city attractions
great location and otherwise good
perfect location just a step away to china town and close to darling harbour
fabulous location and excellent space
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22. Studio for four people

This studio next to Darling Harbour is a great place to stay for travelers who want to experience the lively city life. The rental has a queen bed and a sofa bed that can comfortably sleep up to four people. The large windows at this rental bring in ample natural light inside. The availability of a laptop-friendly workspace and continuous access to Wi-Fi make this Airbnb vacation home attractive for business travelers as well.

WharfSyde Studio in Sydney CBD
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
283 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the heater worked really nicely
apartment starting to feel tired and would greatly benefit from new carpet a fresh paint and updated furnishings
it’s clean & tidy there’s air con & wifi & kitchen space
huge studio apartment - plenty of space and everything you need included
we just wish there was an initiative to fix the wifi
clean and so much space :)
clean sheets and bedcover as well
the apartment was clean confortable and well located
some attention could be paid to the general cleanliness of the apartment but otherwise a great stay
clean comfortable and great location
the host is really friendly and considerate
host is easy to deal with and a good communicator :)
great location in sydney’s cbd spacious and the host have quick responses to any queries
great host easy self check in and lots around to do i’ll book again
grabbie was very friendly
great location in the city
the location was amazing
great location to explore the cbd
excellent location you can walk to all the attractions of the city
nice place and great location
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23. CBD apartment with parking

This spacious apartment in the Central Business District is a wonderful option for larger groups. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, everyone in your group will have plenty of space. Darling Harbour is a quick two-minute walk from this nicely-located apartment. A nearby grocery store makes cooking a few meals at home easy to accomplish while staying at this well-equipped accommodation. The apartment has two queen-sized beds and one double bed. Free underground parking is included.

CBD apartment with parking

24. Luxury Sydney apartment

Located in the middle of Sydney’s vibrant Chinatown, this comfortable apartment is one street away from Darling Harbour and minutes from the energetic atmosphere of the Central Business District. The apartment has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each bedroom has a spacious queen-sized bed. You won’t have to go far to find restaurants and nightlife if you stay at this conveniently located apartment. Everything you could want or need is just outside the door.

Luxury 2B Sydney City (Haymarket)
Haymarket, New South Wales, Australia
127 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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air conditioning washer/dryer and internet all worked great spacious bathrooms with new showers
the apartment is suuuuper roomy and the balcony is huge
very nice two bedroom two bath private apartment in a modern building with modern amenities
couch is good and there was chromecast with the tv which was a nice touch
both bedrooms have a nice sized bed and bathroom and the master has access to the balcony
very modern and clean apt
the place was very clean and very well kept
the apartment is quite spacious clean modern and comfortable for us
stylish clean and central
the place was very comfortable and clean
rob was a great host who was very helpful
great host we would recommend him to everybody
rob was a great host very welcoming and helpful
rob was an excellent host very friendly and helpful
the host is very friendly and met us when we arrive
great house with convenient location
great location and nice apartment
good location in chinatown
loved the location in chinatown
tidy and great location
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25. Water-view executive two-room suite in Darling Harbour

This stunning two bedroom apartment overlooks Darling Harbour. A five-minute walk will bring you to the restaurants, cafes, bars, boutiques, and nightlife of the harbour. A large balcony with furniture is perfect for enjoying the stunning view of the water. With one king-sized bed in one bedroom and two single beds in a second bedroom, the accommodation is perfect for a family vacation. Guests have access to the building’s heated rooftop swimming pool. Enjoy magnificent views of Sydney from the swanky rooftop terrace. Active guests and those with children will love this apartment’s washer and dryer.

Waterview Executive 2-room Suite in Darling Harbour

26. Luxury city living whole apartment

You can’t go wrong with this cozy one bedroom apartment right in the heart of Darling Harbour. The accommodation is a one-minute walk from the harbour. Chinatown is almost right next door. The apartment has a charming balcony perfect for eating dinner under the stars. The bedroom has one queen-sized bed. A two-person sleeper sofa is located in the living room. You’ll find a number of convenient shops just steps from the door. The building has an elevator, making this a great option for those who have trouble navigating stairs.

Luxury City Living Whole Apartment

27. Apartment near Sydney Town Hall Station

A lovely apartment close to Town Hall Train Station, this one bedroom apartment is perfect for couples looking for a place to stay during a trip to Sydney. Centrally located in the lively Central Business District, the apartment is a five-minute walk from Darling Harbour. The accommodation has a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, Apple TV, and comes with a nice selection of movies for guests to enjoy. The apartment has one queen-sized bed in the bedroom and a couch in the living room. A balcony complete with comfortable wooden patio furniture adds to the charm of this adorable apartment.

Apartment near Sydney Town Hall Station

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28. A cozy home (from USD 822)

Settle in this country house accommodation built back in 1883 and which still retains some of its beautiful old features such as the wooden floors and iron-bark columns. Known as Australia’s main export industry landmark, this building is always a favourite abode for tourists who want to settle in a tranquil environment that is a walkable distance to the city’s best attractions. The kitchen is fully equipped, not only with facilities but with sumptuous food recipes, tea and coffee, and snacks. The living and dining room are decorated with your comfort in mind fitted with three-seat sofa-bed, flat-screen TV, laptop desk, dining table and more. The bedroom is also furnished with a premium queen-sized bed, armchair with mattress and more. This home is designed to give you the best stay in Sydney. Don’t forget to explore the Taronga Zoo with the two passes that will be handed to you on your arrival.

Rental unit in Pyrmont · ★4.83 · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
227 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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both the bed and the sofa bed were extremely comfortable
the amenities across the apartment are perfect for a comfortable stay
seating bed books sydney travel literature kitchen amenities; all perfect
thank you michael awesome stay beautiful home great amenities loved the pool and the spa
the beds were very comfortable
very clean and comfortable
place was clean and tidy
it was quiet clean and comfortable
so quite and clean
the apartment was awesome really clean and a nice space
the host was very quick with responses and the zoo passes are a wonderful added bonus
michael was a great host and responded quickly with any questions i had
thank you for hosting us for past one week
michael was an excellent host quick responses and communication
michael is very helpful and swift in his responses
the location was great
the location is perfect
michael’s place is very well located
well located sweet little place
the location is quite good near to darling harbour
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29. A stylish one-bedroom villa

This stylishly designed one-room accommodation which has an interior courtyard sits in the archaic Goldsborough Mort Hotel Pyrmont. This remarkable dwelling has an indoor spa, sauna, gym, and heated pool to give you a luxurious vacation. The bedroom contains a queen-sized bedroom, a fold-out baby bed, a modern leader sofa bed and can comfortably sleep, four people. The kitchen has all the necessary cooking facilities, and also food, and coffee/tea recipes. This apartment has free WiFi, dining table, large lounge, laundry facilities, an indoor balcony, and a flat-screen TV to give you a fulfilling trip.

Darling Harbour: 1 bedroom apartment Pool /Gym
Pyrmont , New South Wales, Australia
166 reviews  Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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good sized rooms quality furniture and loads of thoughtful touches
the apartment is stylish and comfortable with great amenities
the bit i enjoyed most about the apartment was the small courtyard where we could seat and chat
the washer and dryer were helpful kitchen and bathroom facilities excellent
it was really nice to step into bettina’s apartment after a long journey
it was very clean
the apartment was clean bright stylish and vibrant
the apartment itself was very clean and very nicely set up
bettina’s place is amazing super clean and stylish
clean cozy and well equipped; we instantly felt like home in sydney
bettina was a great host
bettina was very helpful throughout our stay
bettina is an excellent host
bettina is an excellent host
bettina is a great host with patience
great location very close to darling harbour
nice place to stay near to harbour town and central
great location would stay again
fantastic location short walk to darling harbour
the location was amazing too
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30. A luxurious home

This is a newly built apartment with modern features specially designed for a romantic getaway. This apartment has everything in store to give you a memorable vacation and is just a six-minutes stroll to the Darling Harbour where you catch all the fun night activities with your partner. The bedroom has a comfortable queen-sized bed and wardrobe with access to the private bathroom, a shower and a bath. The building also features a dining area, a full-facility kitchen, laundry, and a decorated balcony. Other features include a barbecue area, gym, sauna, a vast swimming pool, and hot tub. Bear in mind that pets, parties, and smoking are not allowed in the property to keep it clean, comfortable and favourable for everyone.

Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
25 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the room and amenities were great and modern very clean
the room was lovely with beautiful view of the garden and close distance walk to darling harbour
the apartment looks exactly like the pictures and i have enjoyed every bit of my stay :)
the apartment was absolutely stunning great peaceful views and perfect location in the heart of sydney city
nice little café ultra bites next door for breakfast
the place is clean and check in and check out was a breeze
nice and clean place to stay but not close to amenities
the place was clean full equipped toiletries in the bathroom and things in the kitchen for tea and coffee
everything was great and the apartment is very clean and centrally located and met all our needs
marissa is an amazing host and the apartment is beautiful and clean
great stay convenient location really enjoyed my time there
with free fireworks every weekend within a short distance walk to darling harbour is a top notch
pleasant stay in marisa’s place
i would highly recommend this place for a weekend away
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Sweet dreams in Darling Harbour

With so much to do in Sydney you’re going to need a good night’s sleep. If you take our advice and stay in one of these great Airbnbs, you’ll sleep well, and you won’t have far to go to see the rest of Sydney in the morning. And some of these places have such great views, you might not even want to leave the house.

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