10 Best Luxury Airbnbs In Sydney, Australia - Updated 2021

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Sydney is a breathtaking travel destination that’s a delightful blend of an easygoing beach town and a robust metropolis. Sydney boasts some of the best mind-blowing surfing, iconic landmarks, and fun-filled activities in the Southern Hemisphere. With the rugged beauty of the landscape accented by the beauty of the harbor and its sandy beaches, a tourist can’t help but embrace Sydney’s heavenly splendor. Surrounded by an array of out-of-this-world indulgences, why not treat yourself to a fancy accommodation as well. If you’re ready to enjoy your stay to the fullest then here’s a must-see list of top-notch luxury Airbnbs in Sydney.

1. Stunning waterfront house with sparkling private pool (from USD 744)

The allure of this four-bedroom, three-level duplex is obvious. Situated on the inviting waterfront, this deluxe dwelling affords fabulous views of Darling Harbor and Barangaroo. This duplex is in a high-demand area that offers a nice five-minute walk to the ferry and easy access to delectable restaurants, lively pubs, and charming cafes. This duplex is ultra modern with bits of chic decor and contemporary fixtures, lights, and accents. There’s no lack of space with two well-appointed kitchens. A magnificent master bathroom with floor-to-ceiling windows provides you with excellent harbor views while relaxing in a spa tub.

House, Pool and the Sydney Harbour!!
Balmain East, New South Wales, Australia
76 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom view was excellent i would stay again
the pool is spectacular plenty of outdoor areas to relax
marika has thought of everything to make your stay enjoyable and the kitchen is well equipped
wow this house is stunning marika thinks of everything to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable
very clean and the house has everything you need
the place was large clean and many thoughtful extras had been left for our stay
great house and a great host
marika was always quick on the response and very helpful
she is a great host and answers very fast to any question
she is kind considerate and nothing is too much trouble
marika was very accommodating and professional great host
easy walk to the ferry as well as great cafes close by and the interesting village of balmain
we felt safe here and great location near ferry
close proximity to darling st/local cafes
one of the best places i have ever stayed in such a nice place in the best location
this historic area of sydney is interesting and lovely to explore on a morning walk
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2. Beautiful Bondi family beach house (from USD 484)

Awash in casual opulence is this four-bedroom luxury beach house near Sydney’s famed Bondi Beach. This house boasts an impeccable decor, richly hued and polished hardwood floors, and lots of windows and doors that allow the interior to be bathed in tropical outdoorsy magnificence. The lush garden is a grand place to unwind at the end of the day and there’s an outdoor shower with hot water to take the chill off when returning from the beach. There’s a soothing hot tub, and an indoor fireplace and outdoor fire pit make this a dazzling choice.

Beautiful Bondi beach house- Walk to Beach
Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia
20 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
clean homely place exactly as described
we had to have the cleaners come back and still had to clean ourselves
hannah and james were excellent hosts
hannah is a responsive host who accommodated our request for an early check in
hanna was a very good host very helpful and kind with small details
the location is perfect
great location and beautiful house
absolutely cracking house in an amazing location
this is the most perfect bondi location
very big by sydney standards and amazing location
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3. Chic three-bedroom near the pretty harbor (from USD 323)

The images of this three-bedroom boutique accommodation are an accurate depiction of the stellar nature of this one-of-a-kind luxury lodging. Located in a heritage-listed building, this remodeled and award-winning abode possesses fantastic contemporary furnishings, eclectic art, pretty decorative touches, and top-of-the-line appliances including a full-sized washer and dryer. In addition, plush beds are dressed in premium linens. From this property, much of Sydney’s popular attractions can be reached on foot.

The Moo Project. Beautiful Terrace a Short Walk to Harbour & Best of Syd
Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia
199 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very beautiful place with nice amenities including warm bathroom floors no complaints at all
comfy sofa excellent kitchen fully equipped with everything including large pans and sharp knives
blue tooth speakers loads of (eco) toilet paper amazing coffee machine (with everything you need ) so comfortable
all the bathrooms were modern like as if you were in a hotel
the place is very comfortable with living room kitchen and backyard
clean and well designed
very clean and well presented
great place to stay very clean and comfortable
great place to stay-groovy modern and very clean accommodation
it was beautifully designed very clean and we enjoyed very day
our host was kind and easy to communicate with
the host is really nice and sweet to us
great place great hosts would definitely return
host was very responsive to communication/questions
great cozy spot hosts we're super responsive
great location and very stylish
good location you can walk to the sydney tower area
nice location to disvover sydney
great location stylish and functional
wonderful location a quick walk to both the gardens and the shopping center in the other direction
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4. Seductively secluded house with sweeping water views (from USD 583)

You won’t believe your eyes when you step through the doorway of this gorgeous three-bedroom house overlooking blue waters and green landscape. The setting offers a pleasurable retreat for travelers looking for that extra special place to return to at the end of the day. Enjoy eating al fresco with a dramatic scenic backdrop to enhance your dining experience. Large bedroom windows allow you to wake up to breathtaking morning views. Guests are pampered by first-class bathrooms equipped with toasty heated floors. One bathroom provides a soothing steam room and a spa tub. Plus there’s a complimentary supply of frilly toiletries.

Private & secluded house with sweeping waterviews
Balgowlah Heights, New South Wales, Australia
12 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathrooms were amazing including the steam room and tv everything top quality
the house was clean and has a great kitchen with everything you could ask for
hosts rod and isabel are very relaxed and welcoming
the host was great answered quickly and helped us with an extra mattress
quiet location with gorgeous outlook
beautiful location to explore northern suburbs of sydney - enjoyed getting the ferry to see vivid in the city
couldn’t get a better location for our holiday with extended family of all ages
walk down a short path to forty baskets beach that provided hours of entertainment
wonderful access to harbour walks and beaches
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5. Manly Ocean and harbor views at this blissful abode (from USD 618)

Just a quick walk to sandy Manly Beach, this huge four-bedroom house offers striking views from each room. A compelling accommodation filled with sights of the ocean and harbor, this house features an open floor plan, posh furnishings, towering ceilings, and crisp decor. Soothe your tired muscles after an arduous day of sightseeing in the top-notch hot tub or entertain on the breezy outdoor patio equipped with a spacious dining area. You can even enjoy the outdoors indoors with wonderful bi-fold doors in the kitchen that open onto the patio!

Manly Ocean & Harbour Views
Fairlight, New South Wales, Australia
9 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
lots of room clean bright & airy with a well-equipped kitchen and entertainment set-up
wonderful house in a great location
a comfortable and welll equipped house in a great location
lovely spacious house in a great location with fabulous views
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6. Stellar historic four-bedroom terrace house (from USD 433)

Offering lovely glimpses of the past along with top-notch modern features, this beautifully renovated four-bedroom terrace lodging is everything you could want for your stay in Sydney. Classy and cozy, this sanctuary possesses true beauty in each room: eclectic furnishings, authentic decorative accents, attractive tile, and an overall crisp and clean look. Indoor entertainment is easy to find with a Smart TV equipped with cable channels and Netflix. If you can tear yourself away from the inside, the outdoor spaces also offer plenty of inviting spots to unwind.

Zapata House Luxe on Bourke Grand Victorian Terrace
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
99 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the four bedrooms and fully stock kitchen were a perfect fit for our family of five
private bathrooms for every bedroom is perfect for travelling with a small group
we loved the fact that each bedroom had its own bathroom
great location but what really stood out were the classic touches with modern bathroom amenities
the house is very clean and comfortable
the house is nice and clean
the house was clean
pros: *the place is lovely and clean
the house is clean and fully equipped/furnished
matthew the host was responsive from the moment we booked
matthew was a helpful host
matthew is an amazing host that takes extra special care for his guests
matthew was a wonderful host and met us in arrival & departure
matthew was very welcoming and helpful
overall great offering in superb location
great house in brilliant location
it is centrally located and you can practically walk to every main attractions
stunning house in a great location
the location is a nice 35 min walk to circular quay
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7. Elegant period home in bohemian Darlinghurst (from USD 3880)

Decorated with a keen artistic flair, this delightful three-bedroom heritage home is a must stay for anyone who appreciates architectural beauty and character. The wood fence and shrubbery surrounding the outdoor patio offers guests absolute privacy while dining al fresco or simply relaxing with a glass of fine wine or a sudsy beer. The neighborhood is fabulous, filled with delicious restaurants and animated bars. These fun diversions are only a few minutes away on foot. A bus stop that travels to Bondi Beach is just 40 meters (131 feet) from the doorstep.

Delightful & Sophisticated Terrace
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
43 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is very comfortable with great views from the top floor
has a great scenic view in the top room
we loved the kitchen and backyard space
it’s comfortable and quaint
clean and good kitchen
clean modern and hip at the same time
the house was clean and a pleasure to stay in
it is clean well-designed and great for book-lovers
super clean accommodating host good local tips and all the amenities you could wish for and more
johannes was a great host
johannes is a great host
johannes was a helpful host and our group of friends had a fun time staying at his place
it was the perfect home base johannes was an amazing host and very responsive from beginning to end
johannes offered plenty of helpful tips and was a great host
sydney center easily in walk distance
walk distance and good transport connections
fantastic house in a great location
the location is perfect which only takes 10mins walking to kings cross train station
really nice and quite central location
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8. World-class 1800s three-bedroom house

If you want to lodge in excellence and comfort you need to look no further than this attractive three-bedroom home replete with grand amounts of charm. Found in the popular Rocks neighborhood, this two-level house is filled with style and plenty of roominess to relax. The up-to-date gourmet kitchen is ideal for cooking a lavish meal or preparing for a barbecue in the cozy courtyard area that is partially framed by the famed “Rocks”. This neighborhood is full of appealing bars, restaurants, and shops.

1877- Rocks Heritage Escape
Millers Point, New South Wales, Australia
76 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the air conditioning was amazing (so important during the summer)
the historic nature of the house was a nice contrast to the numerous modern apartments in sydney
a couple of nights ok but we stayed a week and i would have appreciated a better bed
floors and kitchen are new and beautiful
one of the two bathroom downstairs is quite small as well
house was clean and tidy
the townhouse was very clean spacious and well-taken care of
her home is spotless and has old world charm
fantastic place clean and great amenities
it was very beautiful spacious place to stay big family clean neat good location
amy was very accommodating and kind
amy was a great host with excellent comms and always so helpful
they are easy to communicate with and were very helpful
superb hosts kept in touch with us to ensuring our stay went smoothly and so accommodating to our needs
amy the host was very responsive and proactive in helping us with any issues
close to the rocks perfect location
great location for exploring sydney
great location - very near interesting sights and access to bus tours
amazing location everything we needed for a family trip to sydney
an amazing location away from sydney center but easy walking distance to most attractions and restaurants
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9. Snazzy split-level terrace in upscale Surry Hills

Live in luxury at this fantastic three-bedroom terrace home brimming with a sophisticated and plush atmosphere. The furnishings and decor throughout are a wonderful mix of eclectic, quirky and eye-catching quality. The kitchen is fully loaded with state-of-the-art appliances and extras like an espresso machine, dishwasher, and a sound system to make any prep time in the kitchen enjoyable and easy. The full bathroom offers a soothing rain shower and deep-soak tub and the queen-sized beds provide soft high-quality Memory foam mattresses.

Dine on the Split-Level Terrace in Upscale Surry Hills
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
72 reviews
Entire house 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Luxe beach house: an ideal couple's retreat

Experience pure gratification at this stunning two-bedroom cottage. The simple and classic white interior with splashes of vibrant color really makes this free-standing cottage an attractive choice. Uncluttered and spotless, this accommodation offers divine furnishings, contemporary accents, and a fancy yet subtle nautical vibe. Bright and sunny throughout, this cottage features a stupendous outdoor area with a shimmering swimming pool, barbecue grill, and a pool-side lounging and dining area.

Luxe Beach House Couples Retreat with Private Pool & Garden
North Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
23 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
quick response and kind and helpful hosts
the hosts were amazing and answered any of our questions very promptly
amazing house and amazing hosts
great hosts nothing was too much
fabulous place to stay the house is amazing and the hosts were perfect
the location is excellent walking distance to bondi beach restaurants and public transportation
rafaela’s and tommi’s place is really wonderful
great stay in fabulous home in an perfect location for both adults and the pups
my wife and i had a wonderful stay at tommi & rafaela’s place
this was a great place to stay - wonderful location - a quiet and a peaceful spot
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Say g'day to Sydney's luxury lodgings

If you want a palatial terrace house or a luxurious beach residence, Sydney is the city to find overindulgent plush settings to pamper you while relishing your exciting Australian adventure. Enjoy the utmost in comfort and leisure with a pick from any of these marvelous luxury Airbnb vacation rentals set in this incredible city Down Under!

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