Top 10 Short-Term Rentals In Brisbane, Australia - Updated 2024

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Exciting things await guests planning to visit Queensland’s capital. Brisbane is a highly urbanized metropolis with a dramatic cityscape, thanks to its location on the Brisbane River. Besides picture-perfect sceneries, exciting attractions for all types of travelers are housed here. Couples can make memories in the idyllic Brisbane City Botanic Gardens or go on museum dates at the Queensland Art Gallery, while families with kids will love a day with koalas at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. Are you into shopping and dining? Queen Street Mall is the place to go, with hundreds of businesses to choose from. Do you need help scouting accommodation for your upcoming visit to the city? For great choices, browse through this list of top short-term rentals in Brisbane, Australia.

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. Posh dwelling in a high-rise building (from USD 192)

Situated right in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, this tourist-friendly Airbnb on the 48th floor of a high-rise building boasts magnificent city views. A car park is available on site, convenient for guests arriving by car. The posh apartment features an open-plan layout with a kitchen and a sunny entertainment space which has a Netflix-ready, wide-screen TV. A laundry room with a washer and dryer can be found here as well. Added perks include access to the building’s amenities, such as an indoor pool, fitness center, steam room, and more.

The best perk is the discounts holidayers can enjoy on their accommodation fees if they stay for a week or more.

Stayed at this property?
Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia
2.18 km (1.4 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
274 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 7 Beds 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredible views and the apartment was amazing
fantastic building and apartment is spacious with outstanding views all around
spacious modern apartment with an awesome view of the botanical gardens river and city
beautiful apartment with great views in an excellent location
the apartment was perfect as expected and the view was awesome we throughly enjoyed our stay
super clean and modern
it was clean and as described
lovely apartment clean and spacious
the place is extremely clean with extra blankets towels and pillows
was a nice spot quiet and clean great for me and my family
host is very friendly and quick response
jess is a wonderful host who thinks of everything
jess was a great host her place was amazing
very nice place and very friendly host
jess was very responsive and helped with everything
great location- walking distance to everything you need
beautiful apartment in a beautiful location
great location and easy to deal with
great location really enjoyed our stay here
the location was great for anything city-based
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2. Upscale retreat with access to a fitness center (from USD 273)

Although this accommodation appears to be on the luxurious side, it is worth every penny. It is tastefully furnished with elegant fittings, from the wooden floors to the posh furnishings. The best accessory is the breathtaking skyline views, which are even more magical at night. In addition to in-house amenities, guests can enjoy shared facilities, such as the outdoor pool, fitness center, and tennis court, to name a few.

Weekly discounts can be availed on rent, making the rental more appealing

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2.24 km (1.4 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
212 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment that was accurate to the photos and description
great views and comfy beds
i was very comfortable and the views do not disappoint
amazing views comfortable homey place would stay again
jonathan's apartment was great the place was just as described and the view of the city was fantastic
super comfortable and clean place to stay
everything was great cleanliness and location
3-4 people would have been perfectly comfortable in this spacious 2-bed/2-bath
clean and modern apartment in perfect location with great amenities
jonathan was a great host
jonathan is the perfect host very responsive to the requests of his guests
jonathan was very accommodating and responsive
and jonathan was extremely helpful
great location to explore from
great location & very comfortable accommodation
fantastic location and beautiful space
really nice place and great central location
good location within a 10 minute walk to the city centre and with access to brisbane riverwalk
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3. Fabulous apartment for design-savvy travelers

Meticulous travelers are in love with the look of this chic apartment. It boasts an elegant interior design with an open-plan layout and floor-to-ceiling windows that display majestic city views. From upscale kitchen appliances to a wide-screen TV, high-end amenities await travelers here. A fabulous work desk with a leather chair and WiFi are available for workaholics. For leisure, you can take advantage of on-site wellness facilities, including the pool and sauna.

Weekly discounts are up for grabs here.

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South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
2.27 km (1.5 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
96 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely furnished also bed & couch were very comfortable
would definitely recommend this apartment for any length of stay
we’ve stayed in a number of apartments in south bank and veeta’s is by far the best
great apartment in south bank very hospitable hosts
the room was amazing
very clean brilliantly equipped and generous
well equipped clean and in a great location
such a nice place to stay so close to everything very clean and wonderful hosts :)
the hosts are delightful
as hosts they are genuinely warm accommodating and friendly
veeta was an amazing thoughtful host
hosts clearly have pride in their property and rightfully so
harry was super easy to communicate with and was a great host
easy to access building and super close to everything
great apartment in a great location
i loved that everything was in walking distance
the location is brilliant and there are so many nice touches in the apartment
great apartment for a couple in ripper location at southbank parklands
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4. Idyllic haven with a shared pool

This self-catering Airbnb in a lush location is the perfect sanctuary for travelers visiting the highly urbanized Brisbane. Guests have access to a shared pool. The brightly furnished abode can fit three, but it also welcomes couples and solo wanderers. Business travelers have WiFi to take advantage of. In the kitchen, there are coffee-making essentials and utensils. The garden has a dreamy alfresco dining setting, which is one of the best features of the property.

This accommodation is perfect for short-term stays, with a minimum stay of 2 nights required to book the rental. If you’re making a reservation for a week-long holiday, you are entitled to discounts.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1.81 km (1.2 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
287 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage was lovely and the beds were very comfortable
pamela's place is spacious comfortable and light-filled
very comfortable accommodation close to great cafes and shops
we stayed in it for almost 6 weeks and were comfortable settling in and cooking our meals there
we really appreciated all the provisions for breakfast the well equipped mini-kitchen and the lovely linen
the space was clean and well equipped
the apartment is furnished tastefully and is very clean and well equipped
sparkling clean all necessary facilities and lovely finishing touches
this little apartment is clean quiet and comfortable about a $10 uber ride from the downtown area
great location beautifully clean and very comfortable and quiet
excellent host cosy home like feel
pamela is a wonderful host
pamela is a wonderful host
pamela is a lovely host extremely accomodating
pamela is a lovely host and her home is inviting and peaceful
a lovely location to stay close to the city
pamela’s place is ideal for a central and yet quiet location
this is an excellent location with a lovely cafe very close
great central location and pamela was very accomodating
our car park in the garage was secure and very easy to access in and out
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5. Upscale home in West End (from USD 92)

If you are seeking accommodation in laidback West End, you must consider this chic Airbnb that combines modern influences with tropical accents. Soft-toned walls, wooden floors, and plenty of lush greenery create the look of this Airbnb. It is air conditioned and equipped with a kitchen and WiFi, guaranteeing guests a hassle-free stay. There are alfresco dining amenities available too.

Week-long reservations are welcome, and discounts are applicable on accommodation fees.

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West End, Queensland, Australia
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
296 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an outdoor heater would be good this time of year
also the bed was probably the most comfortable we've slept in during our 7 weeks of travel
the kitchen was well equipped and the bathroom had a nice shower
the flat was immaculately presented clean and spacious
this is a really terrific place - well appointed spacious clean comfortable and tastefully decorated
the property is fine but could do with a good clean and general makeover
the host was very helpful and responded instantly
mark is a great host with very fast response to communication
a fantastic stay and awesome host
definitely recommend this airbnb mark is a great host and west end is just a lovely suburb
mark was a great host- very nice and communicative
great location very quiet and walking distance to everything you may need
great location short walk to the heart of west end
fantastic location - walking distance to restaurants and everything you need
the walk to cbd is about 20 minutes through a safe neighborhood
great place in a handy location
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6. Tourist-friendly condo with a balcony (from USD 84)

If you are a fan of condo living, this modest apartment within walking distance of West End or South Bank’s attractions will suit you well. Brisbane CBD can also be reached on foot from here. This accommodation features a kitchen with a breakfast counter, laundry appliances, and WiFi. The bedroom opens onto a balcony with alfresco dining amenities, perfect for people-watching while admiring city views. Guests can enjoy access to shared amenities, including a swimming pool and hot tub.

Interested in this modern retreat? You can book it for a weekend stay or a week-long holiday. Weekly discounts apply.

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South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1.17 km (0.8 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
143 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a lovely one bedroom apartment in the heart of south brisbane
great place excellent amenities clean and comfortable
the bathroom is off the bedroom and includes laundry alcove with washer and dryer which we really appreciated
we love the place very spacious comfortable and fully equipped
the apartment was well-equipped and very comfortable for our stay
very clean and cozy place
clean tidy and comfortable apartment
very cozy and clean apartment
the unit is clean and comfortable
apartment was clean and well stocked with everything i needed
he is a great host
ryan is an awesome host
very responsive and helpful host
ryan was a great host who made everything super easy
awesome place and host
location is good
great place near to everywhere
amazing location and great little flat
good location to art gallery and west end
great place at a great location
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7. Lucy's (from USD 122)

Nestled in the lively residential area of West End, Lucy’s puts guests closer to weekend markets, live entertainment venues, and cafes. While the property is in a tourist-friendly location, it is still serene and peaceful - thanks to the lush greenery that surrounds it.

Here, guests find comfort in the naturally insulated apartment equipped with kitchen essentials, a work desk, and WiFi. It opens onto a private deck where you can spend lazy afternoons in the open air. Week-long stays qualify guests for special discounts on rent.

Stayed at this property?
West End, Queensland, Australia
2.04 km (1.3 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
193 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage overall was comfortable and the deck was lovely
comfortable space that is accurately described
the furnishings were very stylish clean and comfortable
the apartment was lovely with lots of very considerate touches that made our stay very comfortable
fabulous stay great location excellent facilities and amenities and a really responsive and considerate host highly recommend sue
very clean and great communication
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
clean spacious quiet and private
it was perfectly clean with lots of extras on offer
the space is so very very clean and comfortable
sue was the best host ever
sue is a great host who goes above and beyond to help her guests
apartment was perfect and sue was a great host
sue is a wonderful host and the apartment was great with lovely welcoming touches
sue is a beautiful host
sue’s place is a lovely oasis a short walk from the vibrant inner city village of west end
great location within walking distance of great restaurants and coffee shops
the neighborhood is the best in brisbane and you can walk to delicious restaurants
awesome place for a quiet stay in a great location
great stylish place convenient location and communicative hosts
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8. View Lagoon (from USD 92)

Whether you’re only in Brisbane for a weekend visit or a longer stay, you are welcome in View Lagoon. This affordable apartment has a 2-night minimum stay policy, and discounts are in store for week-long bookings. The accommodation is on the fourth floor, offering lovely city views. The fully furnished apartment has a kitchen, living area, and dedicated workspace. A balcony with alfresco dining amenities is a bonus.

While staying here, you’ll have access to a shared pool and a gym.

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Toowong, Queensland, Australia
3.09 km (2.0 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
132 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with a huge balcony overlooking the pool
this is a great quiet apartment with a very nice view
pool was amazing apartment was well equipped full of light and spacious
a well located apartment with a view stylish touches and a responsive host
such a nice apartment will stay every time i visit brisbane 100% recommended
place was clean and spacious
responsive host exceptionally clean and spacious apartment
and the unit was so clean kitchen was well equipped & stocked
the unit was spacious and clean with all the essentials
awesome unit comfortable clean and so convenient to all shops and cafes
host was super accommodating & responsive
kirsten was a super host
kirsten was a generous and understanding host and the communication was excellent
this is a nice place near a great shopping center very convenient location
beautiful apartment in a great location
great accommodation in central brisbane
our walk and bike along coronation drive alongside river was great
great apartment in the perfect location an easy walk to fantastic restaurants and the river
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9. Chic apartment with WiFi

Off to Brisbane for a quick visit? For a great stay, consider this bright and cozy ground-floor apartment with a fully furnished concept and a homey atmosphere. It has air conditioning and WiFi, so you can be comfortable and productive. The bathroom has a bathtub, offering a relaxing start or end to a blissful day.

This property can be enjoyed for a weekend stay and longer. Weekly discounts are rewarded to guests booking a 7-day stay.

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New Farm, Queensland, Australia
3.16 km (2.0 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
168 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the sofa bed is sufficient for a few nights tops
we will definitely try and book marks apartment again when we are in brisbane
apartment was beautifully furnished and had a well equipped kitchen and small office space
nothing is more enticing than a beautiful old style apartment in an area you’ve never been before
very clean and quiet
the apartment is very clean and stylish
the space was clean and the beds were comfortable
place itself was very clean
very clean and comes with everything you need
mark was a great host
the host and his team here are lovely easy to talk to and will help at any time
mark is a super host for very good reason
the team was extremely responsive the entire time and were very helpful
mark is responsive and provided detailed instructions for check in/out
the location is brilliant
wonderful location with everything you need
great location in brisbane with plenty of things to do in walking distance
great location within walking distance to loads of great places
the location was perfect for us
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10. Elegant rental with laundry appliances

Enjoy proximity to Fortitude Valley’s offerings when you book this Airbnb for your next Brisbane visit. For as short as a two-night stay, vacationers can take advantage of this WiFi-ready Airbnb. A discounted rate awaits guests staying for a week or longer. Kitchen essentials, laundry appliances, and a work desk are laid out in the house for guests’ comfort. Netflix is a bonus.

While there is limited parking space on the premises, paid street parking is available.

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Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
2.59 km (1.7 mi) from Suncorp Stadium
82 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment well furnished and the perfect place to stay whilst visiting brisbane
that said i didn't need to contact them because everything was perfect within the apartment
sparkling clean the bed and the couch are comfy
clean easy and excellent hosting
the bedding was also very clean
great clean place and convienent location
big thanks to the hosts
also shane is a great host
lovely apartment in a great spot shane was an excellent host
great place to stay friendly and helpfull hosts highly recommended
very helpful and walked us through the apartment
great location very centric
a great central location it is quiet despite being above the train station
the place is very well located and connected to the city
the location was amazing with shops bars and train station all at the door step
great place to stay and in a fantastic location
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Have a quick and fabulous getaway to Brisbane

Brisbane is a picturesque metropolis and a fabulous destination. Even if you only have a few days to spare, this city can keep you entertained. To make your visit not so hard on your pocket, choose accommodation from this list of top short-term rentals in Brisbane.

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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