Top 10 Short-Term Rentals Near Blue Mountains, Australia - Updated 2024

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Blue Mountains is a mountainous region of Australia that has a unique realm of breathtaking landscapes, lush eucalypt forests, and cascading waterfalls. Here, you can try hiking and canyoning or simply savor the charm of quaint villages such as Blackheath and Leura.

Behold the iconic Three Sisters rock formation at Echo Point, granting serene views of Jamison Valley and a glimpse into the region’s Aboriginal folklore. Want a little adrenaline rush? If so, venture to Scenic World and experience thrilling skyway and cableway rides. Botany enthusiasts will find bliss in Blue Mountains Botanic Garden’s cool-climate plant collection.

Blue Mountains boasts many charming cabins, comfortable cottages, and lavish lodges perfect for short-term stays that suit every taste and budget. So pack your baggage quickly and check out the top short-term rentals near Blue Mountains, Australia.

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Listed as a World Heritage Site, the Blue Mountains offer epic panoramas of wilderness, waterfalls, escarpment and Jurassic-era temperate rainforest.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and short-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Leura Mall townhouse (from USD 246)

With an enchanting landscaped garden, this charming townhouse is a sight to behold. The available courtyard beckons you to dine al fresco. Inside, the space exudes elegance with polished concrete flooring and tasteful furnishings adorned in natural hues. The glossy double-glazed windows artfully invite natural light to dance within.

Built-in wardrobes are provided to safeguard your belongings. Ascend to the upper level and indulge in the master bedroom’s retreat, boasting a balcony and a private en-suite. Stay cool during the scorching summers with the convenience of split-system reverse-cycle air-conditioning.

Allow yourself to relax fully, for the hosts generously offer weekly discounts, ensuring your stay is both memorable and budget-friendly.

Stayed at this property?
Leura, New South Wales, Australia
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Three Sisters walk
51 reviews   Premier Host Wifi Available
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the temperature of the townhouse is extremely comfortable
personal preference nice white crisp bed linen would make the whole stay feel luxury
so clean and beautifully organised
what a great property clean luxurious and great attention to detail
the townhouse was immaculate comfortable and spotlessly clean
an amazing place so clean and excellent location
the property is in the perfect location and was beautiful and clean to stay in
samantha was lovely to deal with and was very responsive
relaxing and very comfortable with close proximity to leura shops
we used the fireplace and location was perfect
clean everything you need and close to the mall
great modern townhouse only 5 minutes walk from leura shops
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2. Blue Peace (from USD 261)

Sitting regally on a hilltop, this pretty blue-colored retreat provides a genuine mountain home experience amidst nature’s embrace. Guests can avail of attractive discounts on weekly bookings.

Warmth awaits inside, courtesy of the wood-burning fireplace and gas and electric heating. The lovingly preserved original wooden floorboards and recycled materials add rustic charm.

Awaken to the invigorating mountain air as it permeates through the walls of windows. Art enthusiasts will surely be impressed by the delightfully placed artworks, including the captivating Norman Lindsay prints.

Stayed at this property?
Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
7.78 km (4.9 mi) from Three Sisters walk
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely comfortable house with plenty of heating for our snowy weekend
plenty warm enough we were very comfortable there
the kitchen is extremely well appointed and the heating (important in a blue mountains winter) excellent
good heating and a lovely wood fire made for comfortable nights
beds really comfortable fire nice and warm well equipped kitchen
very clean cosy and spacious for us all to feel very comfortable
beds very comfortable bathrooms clean
the place was perfect clean and comfortable and very roomy
the house was great beds very comfortable and good location
great location and character filled and spacious house
jerel's place is lovely; we had a great long weekend away staying there
a great place to stay for a good old catch up
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3. Evenstar Cottage (from USD 113)

Secluded in a residential home’s lush back garden, this little studio cottage is a hidden gem for couples who want to escape the urban clamor. If you have an infant, a travel cot and babysitting services are available upon request. Moreover, a folding single bed and sofa bed offer flexibility for additional guests.

At night, when the stars align, guests can enjoy the availability of a barbecue grill, ideal for delightful al fresco meals. The cottage also ensures that guests are never lacking in warm beverages with a selection of coffee, hot chocolate, and tea. Those eager to seize the full experience can enjoy exclusive discounts by booking at least 30 days in advance.

Stayed at this property?
Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
10.36 km (6.5 mi) from Three Sisters walk
cottage 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

4. Huntington Lodge & Cottage (from USD 411)

These tranquil accommodations are blessed with 5 acres (2.02 hectares) of enchanting gardens and inviting verandahs. The lodge provides boasting picturesque views, sophisticated living spaces, and comfort for nine guests. The cottage offers a relaxed yet refined atmosphere to six visitors.

Elevate your experience with the pure essence of natural fresh mountain spring water that flows through every shower and tap.

A substantial discount awaits those who wish to extend their stay for seven nights or more.

Stayed at this property?
Mount Tomah, New South Wales, Australia
23.29 km (14.5 mi) from Three Sisters walk
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

5. Burnie Brae (from USD 91)

This charming and traditional residence exudes an air of nostalgia, adorned with furnishings befitting its era. Here, you’ll see elegant Kauri Pine floorboards and majestic 11-foot (3.35-meter) pressed metal Wunderlich ceilings gracing the rooms. A delightful discount awaits you if you choose to extend your stay for seven nights or more.

Inside, the house boasts central heating, ensuring a cozy and inviting atmosphere for those who seek spacious comfort. Among its inviting features are the formal lounge and dining rooms, which exude an elegant charm. The spacious country kitchen is thoughtfully equipped with a dishwasher for your convenience.

Stayed at this property?
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
2.17 km (1.4 mi) from Three Sisters walk
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely furnished well heated and great double shower
the bed was incredibly comfy and the netflix was an added bonus
very well equipped property we had an extremely comfortable and relaxing stay
the shower was hot and bed comfortable
so close to katoomba shops and a great central base for walking
really lovely property in a great central location
great central heating too so was very cosy
cozy and comfy this beautiful period house is centrally situated in a nice quiet street
we enjoyed the stay it was located close to areas we visited and to eating places in katoomba
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6. Arcadia on Carrington (from USD 293)

Take advantage of discounted rates for week-long stays and relish the splendor that awaits you at this dwelling. This country home is steeped in elegance and adorned with captivating collectibles and artwork.

The heart of the home resides in the well-designed combined LDK-style room. Open the French doors to enjoy the fragrances and vistas of the garden. You’ll also see that the recently added Safari Bar stands as a separate entertainment sanctuary.

In winter or cooler evenings, bask in the warmth of the gas log fire.

Stayed at this property?
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
1.28 km (0.8 mi) from Three Sisters walk
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are very comfortable and i love the furnishings and attention to detail
we particularly loved the extremely well- equipped kitchen and open plan kitchen/living/ dining area with gas fireplace
very comfortable plenty of space and a great kitchen
the rooms were immaculately cleaned and it felt like a home not just an lodge
and it was located close to beautiful bush walks
much more like staying at a friend’s place than staying at a hotel
a great place for a few friends or mums to get together for the weekend
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7. Front cottage at Careel Cottages (from USD 157)

At the Front cottage, you’ll be greeted by vaulted ceilings that exude a sense of spaciousness. The real-flame log fire emanates comforting warmth in the dining area. The Back Cottage has undergone a full renovation and offers two spacious bedrooms for comfort.

The backyard is fully fenced and welcomes furry companions to frolic freely. An inviting undercover deck with a barbeque and outdoor setting promises delightful gatherings. Notably, the renowned Three Sisters await just a short five-minute drive away, so be sure to visit them.

Stayed at this property?
Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia
1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Three Sisters walk
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely furnished cottage with well equipped kitchen
clean and well maintained
great cosy place to stay for the weekend very clean inside
check-in very easy spotless accommodation in a great location
we loved the gas fire and the host was very friendly
well presented comfortable and great location
convenient location close to town and national park walks lovely little lake nearby
great location well equipped and very accommodating owner
excellent scenic location away from the hustle and bustle of main street traffic and crowds
delightful property in super location managed by very thoughtful and attentive people
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8. Adorable two-bedroom home with garden (from USD 171)

For a quick escape, discover the allure of this snug two-bedroom, which offers one-night stays and long-stay discounts. The property is beautifully embraced by majestic trees and vibrant blossoms. Here, you can relish it in the sunroom while the birds serenade you.

Savor the morning rays on the spacious terrace with a captivating book in hand. Or, embark on a cinematic adventure with a 4K projector and a sprawling 100-inch (254.00-centimeter) screen during your stay. Seek tranquility in the afternoon by crafting a delightful espresso or filtering coffee in the fully equipped kitchen. Dine al fresco on the deck, surrounded by a picturesque front and back yard.

Stayed at this property?
Leura, New South Wales, Australia
3.12 km (2.0 mi) from Three Sisters walk
124 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning and cozy home facilities (like heater a/c and projector) work great
my kids loved the projector screen tv :) the fireplace is a nice touch too
the cottage was very clean and cozy (we also loved the coffee nook )
beds warm and comfortable
it was very clean and felt cozy and comfortable
airy clean and cosy
very clean and had everything we needed for our stay
the house was comfortable and spotless
amazing place super comfy and clean
yishu is kind host
friendly and helpful host
hosts were very responsive and friendly
she was very responsive to all our concerns and queries
the host was very responsive as well
nice location close to the station and leura village
brill location close to restaurants shops and attractions
the house is so beautiful and very close to leura
close to local attractions and town centre
cute little escape from the city house is quiet close to everything and very adorable
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9. The Yellow Koala (from USD 128)

Upon arrival at The Yellow Koala, the striking yellow door catches your eye as you park your car in the driveway. Step inside, and a world of vibrant hues and an open-plan living area unfolds. Simply slide open the generous French doors and gather around the expansive fire pit to savor hot chocolate.

Every room here grants the utmost comfort while enjoying serene garden vistas. Entertainment is at your fingertips, with an array of board games, reading materials, and the ever-reliable Netflix.

Furthermore, if you choose a week-long sojourn, the charm of discounts shall grace your reservation.

Stayed at this property?
Medlow Bath, New South Wales, Australia
6.65 km (4.2 mi) from Three Sisters walk
80 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved arriving on a chilly evening and finding the heaters already on for us
the heaters in the bedroom are small but suffice to heat the room to your desired temperature
the beds and pillows were super comfy and we all had a good sleep
we absolutely loved cooking in their kitchen fully stocked got all the essentials
lots of ingredients available in the kitchen and good brands in the bathroom
it was super clean and the communication was easy and great
bedrooms - again it's very clean and well scented with clean sheets
cozy clean and well-decorated
it's so clean modern and cosy
living room - very clean and well scented with candles
good combination and hosts went the extra mile to make us feel at home
inga nikita the host are very helpful and kind
inga and nikita are amazing hosts
very friendly and helpful host
our hosts went above and beyond to make sure we had a relaxing and peaceful stay
great location: 5-min drive to blue mountain central/station
inga’s place is in such a lovely location a short 15min drive to scenic world and other attractions
we loved the fire pit and the location was great
house is in a great location incredibly clean
lovely home in a great quiet location - will definitely return
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10. Down The Lane Blackheath (from USD 156)

To savor this enchanting retreat, a minimum stay of seven nights is required. For this reason, an enticing weekly discount is offered to you! The property is on the edge of a serene country lane, concealed amidst towering pine and gum trees.

Seek solace in the warm embrace of a crackling wood fire inside. The living area graciously opens through French doors onto the inviting back deck with picturesque views. A barbeque grill allows you to indulge your culinary desires in the embrace of nature. And when the night’s chill beckons, curl up on the plush sofas or the luxuriously comfortable queen beds.

Stayed at this property?
Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia
12.29 km (7.7 mi) from Three Sisters walk
177 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a gorgeous property loved the heated floors in the updated bathroom
great stay except the gaz heater wasn’t working so morning was really cold
it was comfortable and had a beautiful treeline outlook
clean comfortable & wonderful outlook
the cottage itself is gorgeous clean and comfortable
clean cosy and it was just as described on the ad
very clean and cosy amazing location very peaceful
the perfect mountains getaway with the perfect hosts
kate was a great host and provided great information about the place beforehand
host gave clear instructions on how to get there and was a nice stroll into town
very good communication from the host
kate et al are wonderful hosts they've thought of everything--thanks again for an amazing stay
located centrally and close to great walks
perfect quiet location from which to explore the region
beautiful house is a great location
the location was great for accessing hiking trails and there were several nice resturants close by
close proximity to blackheath which is a charming little town
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Uncover the perfect getaway with short-term Blue Mountains rentals

Immerse yourself in the culture and history of the Blue Mountains, or simply soak up the stunning scenery. Whether you’re looking for peace in nature or thrilling outdoor adventures, our handpicked rentals have something for everyone.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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