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 apartments 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.
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
Price: from 125 USD or 151 AUD
Number of Guests: 5
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
Price: from 107 USD or 130 AUD
Number of Guests: 4
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
Price: from 161 USD or 195 AUD
Number of Guests: 2
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
Price: from 289 USD and 350 AUD
Number of Guests: 8
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 Sydney apartment
Price: from 165 USD or 200 AUD
Number of Guests: 4
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.
Luxury apartment in the CBD with city views
Price: from 247 USD or 299 AUD
Number of Guests: 6
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.
Water-view CBD apartment
Price: from 222 USD or 269 AUD
Number of Guests: 4
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
Price: from 312 USD or 378 AUD
Number of Guests: 4
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 Inner-City Apartment near Darling Harbour
Price: from 148 USD or 180 AUD
Number of Guests: 3
10. Funky 2-Bedroom House near International Convention Center and Darling Harbour (from 147 USD or 178 AUD)
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.
Funky 2-Bedroom House near International Convention Center and Darling Harbour
Price: from 147 USD or 178 AUD
Number of Guests: 6
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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