Top 9 Stayz Accommodations In Katoomba, Australia

stayz katoomba

Derived from the aboriginal word, Kedumba (which translates to shiny, falling waters), Katoomba is a town in the heart of the ethereal Blue Mountains. This fairy tale town is a delightful mix of history, art galleries, graffiti, boutiques, and upbeat café culture. Enjoy the stunning cliffside views offered by the Scenic Railways, the steepest railway incline in the world. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the surrounding parks and viewpoints or enjoy the artsy, bohemian vibe in town. Live in one of the many Stays accommodations here for holiday as charming as the surrounding natural beauty. Here’s a selection of the most affordable and comfortable Stays accommodations in Katoomba.

1. A comfortable mountain home (from USD 162)

This Stayz four-bedroom pet-friendly holiday home, with treelined views of Mount Solitary and Megalong Valley, easily accommodates up to 12 guests. It has centralized gas heating, air conditioning, free WiFi, entertainment facilities, a washer and dryer, and a safe parking space. There are a well-equipped kitchen and a well-stocked pantry. You can cook to your heart’s content here! Enjoy your meals in the dining area or on the deck which has a lovely sunset view. After a long day, relax in the spa bath in the main bathroom. All beds have electric blankets to keep you warm. A short 10-minute stroll through the parkland will take you to Katoomba town. Or, you can walk to the Leura Mall and nearby attractions within 15 minutes.

Harry's Lookout - Home away from Home
106 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy and comfortable
the beds were very comfortable and the studio downstairs was a great space for our teenager
cosy and warm in cold weather
everything we needed in the kitchen for large group
so cosy and warm, loved the view of the trees and the sound of the birds
lovely home
the hosts were generous and friendly
we appreciated the layout and firings
the house is large, very well equipped, in a marvellous location, and the hosts have made us feel very welcome as well as having provided us with a lot of extra goodies that you normally don't expe...
very helpful messages from owners prior to the holiday
property was easily located and in a central location
fantastic property in a great location
the house is bright with a lovely bush outlook and it was great that the dogs could be included in our holiday
the house is comfortably situated between leura and katoomba in a lovely quiet street
very convenient
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2. Charming Grace Cottage (from USD 196)

Located in a quiet corner of Katoomba town, this property is within a short drive from well-known attractions such as the Katoomba galleries and Katoomba Cultural Centre and Café, United Cinemas, the Edge, Leura Toy and Railway Museum, Echo Point, the Three Sisters, and the Scenic Railway and Skyway. They provide a comfortable stay with gas central heating, laundry facilities, and an entertainment room. The spacious kitchen has everything you need to cook your meals, including a Sunbeam Sandwich Press for quick snacks. The pantry is stocked with complimentary honey, jams, marmalade, and Twinings and Planet Organic teas. You can also pick fresh seasonings from the herb garden. Relax in the garden here, read some books, and enjoy the laughter of Kookaburras in the gum trees.

48 reviews
House 6 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
we were three adults and two young children
4 amazing spacious bedrooms, main with ensuite, all have built ins, comfy beds and electric blankets, a formal lounge room and formal dining room, enormous kitchen, with everything you could need, ...
so many added touches like toiletries, breakfast spreads and a range of tea and coffee
the wind was howling outside, so heavier window coverings would have kept the heat in better (mostly vertical blinds with light, lacey curtain)
otherwise, the house was comfortable and our stay was enjoyable
the place was really big, bright and very clean
very clean and homey
the bathrooms had mini bottles of shampoo, bath wash etc and laundry had washing liquid to wash your clothes
the house was clean, roomy and warm
the bathrooms could do with an update, and the water pressure in the ensuite was quite low
house was huge, host was very helpful
our host was very kind and friendly
very relaxing holiday
joanne is a fantastic host and went out of her way to make us feel at home
however the gas heating worked brilliantly and the whole house was toasty warm and cozy
the position of the cottage is wonderful
the cottage is well appointed, has lots of nice touches, is well maintained, and it just feels good to be there
katoomba is also a great place to holiday
our family had a wonderful time at grace cottage it really is a home away from home in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood
nice, quiet area but a quick drive into town and tourist spots
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3. Khandala Cottage (from USD 204)

If you want to stay close to the most popular mountain spots, then this four-bedroom property is perfect for you. You can walk to the Three Sisters Lookout or Scenic World Skyway within five minutes. Drive to Katoomba Shopping Complex within three minutes for great food and shopping options. This home has all the comforts for a couple or a large group - there’s gas heating, an open fire, a media room, ample parking space, a functional kitchen, and a barbecue area. You’ll surely have a wonderful stay here.

Khandala Cottage. Magical Mountain views Katoomba
92 reviews
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
one room with a fireplace and the other living room with a tv
the view!it dominates the living room
kitchen is well equipped with everything you need
the photo truly represents the view from the deck & lounge room
overall the house is great to share with friends and the view from the living room is beautiful!
the cottage was clean and had everything we needed and was lovely and spacious
the grate was extremely dusty
it was clean, well presented and exactly as described
the cottage is well equipped for cooking and each of the bedrooms comes with heating available, not just the common areas
the view was truly wonderful and felt very remote, yet was close to everything
the gas heaters kept the house nice and warm
great locationspacious home with all amenitiesbed and linen were clean
i would definitely make another booking even the children liked it
owner very pleasant and flexible
ronelle was so lovely to deal with and stayed in contact and answered any and all questions that i may have had
its in a central location that is close to all the main attactions
fantastic location, close to attractions and lovely view
also skirting boards were quite dusty
it suited us perfectly and was such a great location to access all of the local sights
a very relaxing break away from it all - amazing views and an easy walk to the three sisters, scenic world, bushwalks, bars, restaurants and katoomba town centre
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4. Grevillea Cottage (from USD 238)

If you are looking for a cheerful accommodation that brings together the best of modern living and traditional charm, then this Stayz accommodation is the match for you. This well-furnished five-bedroom cottage comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, a dining area with a twelve-seater table, an entertainment room, gas central heating, and a washing machine to keep your stay comfortable. If you are driving to Katoomba, there’s plenty of safe parking space on the driveway as well as a closed car park for a single car. It is within walking distance of cafes, gourmet restaurants, the aquatic center, native bushland, and the starting points of nature walks to Katoomba Falls, Scenic World, and the Three Sisters.

Grevillea Cottage - Family and Group Getaways
77 reviews  Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully equipped kitchen and large dining table
plenty of space and well equipped kitchen
spacious, comfortable rooms
we had a sing along around the piano, played board games on the over size dining table or just chilled on the comfy lounges when needed
lots of space and very comfortable
kitchen was very well equipped, everything was clean and tidy
we were 2 families of 4 plus an extra adult, and we felt it was plenty big enough for everyone
i will definitely consider booking again on our next visit!communication with the owner was also very good, quick responses and accurate information
when we entered, a rat poison box welcomed us, then dust on the trundles and carpets made us put the kids into the same bed
terrific central gas heating for the colder nights
we had a wonderful time staying at grevillea cottage
the only downside was the overwhelming musty old house smell that felt had not been opened up and aired in quite sometime which was a shame as also, on closer inspection, all was not as clean as it...
very convenient location, lovely cottage
the house is well located but suffered of a dusty state, it needed a good cleaning
it is so close to the centre of katoomba which was convenient
close to katoomba shops, scenic world and walks
perfect location
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5. Solitary retreat (from USD 221)

Located on the corner of the Cliff Drive and Merriwa St., this three-bedroom house overlooks Mt Solitary and the Jamison Valley. Here, you can enjoy the escarpment view while sipping coffee in your bed. Apart from a great view, the house also has all the amenities required for a comfortable stay - an independent kitchen and an outdoor grill, central heating, a charming fireplace, an elegantly done up living room, clothes washing and drying facilities, a well-stocked entertainment room, and tastefully designed outside seating. You also enjoy a convenient location here. There are two fabulous restaurants, the Rooster French and Solitary Restaurant and Kiosk, within a walking distance. The Prince Henry Cliff Walk Across is just across the cottage.

**Solitary Retreat**
214 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view from the master bedroom and front verandah is spectacular
It was great having a separate sitting / tv room for the kids
in the shade two sitting rooms
a great kitchen with everything you need fluffy while towels in the bathrooms crisp white sheets in the bedrooms and wonderful verandah looking out down the valley
so we never felt cold and the fireplace adds to the cosiness
The house is clean and has everything you need
The house was very clean and comfortable and had everything we needed and more We would definitely stay here again
The central heating is in all rooms
Clean stylish all required amenities
We cant wait to go again
Central heating is a big plus Lovely garden
only feedback is that there were not enough seats for everyone to comfortably sit around the fire (4 adults and 2 teenagers)
A lovely heritage house in a quiet area away from the tourist throng of Katoomba
the authentic couches are lovely but not too practical
The house is really pretty
Excellent accommodation - Scenic Bus stop adjacent gave good access to many of the bush walks plus the town centres of Leura and Katoomba
A nice walk through the back streets or Cliff walk to The Three Sisters
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6. Sidney's Retreat (from USD 256)

If you are looking for a cozy and romantic stay and a leisurely exploration of Katoomba city, then this romantic two-bedroom cottage is the perfect place for you. You can sit by a cozy fireplace in the living room and enjoy the stunning views from floor to ceiling windows. Located in the heart of the Blue Mountains World Heritage area, on the historic Lurline street, it can comfortably accommodate up to seven guests. This place does not allow children. It has everything to make your stay a real pleasure - antique furniture, a country kitchen with everything you need, electric blankets, a barbecue, a well-stocked entertainment room, and electric blankets.

Sidneys Retreat Summa
56 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic beds and bedding
lovely view, very cosy and comfortable
surely that should be done by the cleaner
decked out in vintage australiana and with a treetop view that you'll find it hard to leave
you feel like your in the country but katoomba high street is only a 5 minute walk away
incredibly convenient location, sparkling clean place full of character and a fantastic view
amazing mountain retreat
beautiful house with great facilities
our german shepherd had a great time sleeping by the fire
house is quite rustic and homey
we arrived on friday evening and instantly fell in love with the wonderful cottage
close to supermarkets too
great location, close to main street but still private and peaceful
the location is perfect, just a few minutes walk into the centre and a 20 minute walk to 3 sisters
situated in a little nook and out of the way from the main road, sidney's retreat is a beautiful place to stay
lots of information about the local area, and the big beds were fantastically comfortable
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7. Cozy and comfortable house

This well-planned four-bedroom house boasts stunning mountain views from all the rooms as well as the large entertainment deck and patio. It has five bathrooms with a spa in one, a washer and dryer, air conditioning, heating, internet, and all the kitchen essentials. There’s something close by for everyone here. Several golf courses, bush walks, and scenic lookouts are all within a short drive. A day trip to Jenolan Caves is a great option. Other convenient activities are horse rides along the Hartley and Megalong Valley, a ride on the Zig Zag railway which is just a 20 minutes’ drive, a trip to Scenic railway and skyway within a five minutes’ drive, or a gentle 15-minute stroll to the Leura Toy and Railway Museum.

Cliffnest House with views
25 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stayed with the extended family during the christmas break
however the wifi is slow, no air dryer before asking for
plenty of space for kids to run around and separate space for elders to relax and chit chat
the house is spacious with every bedroom featuring an en-suite
great open and expansive living spaces, and plenty of bedrooms (four) each with their own ensuites
extremely clean and large property
sonething to clean the bbq with and a microwave plate also some of the bathroom towels were thread bare
very large, tidy and exceptionally located home
we found this property to be very clean and had quality accessories
perfect for couples, with personal space (and en suites) and large lounge and dining areas
these details have since been removed
staff is nice & helpful
i am happy to provide all email correspondence with them and the dates and how long it has taken them to reply as well as any update into the matter
rob and ali were extremely helpful with this booking and went out of their way to make our weekend very special
property and view was very nice with a modern interior however there are no further redeeming features about this place
this is the perfect place for a peaceful holiday over looking the valley to the cliffs
easy to locate and fantastic outlook
it was very handy location to the 3 sisters and attractions
the booking process was a breeze with lovely assistance
thoroughly enjoyed the house
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8. Apartment in the heart of Katoomba

To experience the boho charms of an artist’s life, live in this three-bedroom holiday apartment located on the third floor of an art deco building. The house accommodates up to six guests. It is in the center of Katoomba, within a walking distance of restaurants, cafes, bars, and boutiques. You also enjoy a fabulous view of the mountains, especially from the terrace which offers a 360-degree panoramic view. You’ll have quality linens, breakfast provisions, laundry facilities, unlimited WiFi, electric blankets, and a deep bath where you can relax. It is a chic place within easy reach of all local transport, perfect for a couple, a small group, or a solo traveler.

Apartment Central - Magnificent Views
8/122 Katoomba St
24 reviews
Apartment 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. The luxurious Cascades Manor

Do you love period movies and decor? If yes, then this beautiful three-bedroom house with vintage furnishings, double glazed windows with cedar shutters and wooden floored bedrooms, is your perfect holiday home. While the decor will make you travel back in time, the kitchen and bathrooms with all the modern amenities will keep you comfortable. You can also access your social media and music through the NBN WiFi. The house has air conditioning, central heating, laundry facilities, a fireplace, cable TV, parking, and a fold-out bed for extra guests. The pride of the house is the snooker room with some guitars, a jukebox, and a baby grand piano. You have boutiques and cafes in Katoomba as well as the bushwalks closeby.

Cascades Manor - Katoomba 2 nights min
53 reviews  Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as this is a large house couples had their own bathroom facilities
the pantry was stocked with bread, milk tea, fruit, etc
i organised the house for a group of three couples as it advertised three large bedrooms, each with an en-suite
easy transaction with the owners
the heating was perfect, heaps of space and plenty to do
perfect facilities, lovely and warm
there was everything there we could want, and the guest supplies that were left for us to enjoy were generous to say the least - everything from champagne, to juice, 2 types of milk, copious coffee...
a lovely house and a charming host
making for more comfort and convenience
my kids didn't want to leaveand neither did anyone elseexcellent ?
great house, very well equipped
the billiard table kept us entertained during our stay
the location is really great, close to everything
great houseeverything you needed and location, location!
what more could you want? walk to the lookouts, visit the cultural centre, stop at the carrington for a nostagic drink or afternoon tea
perfectly suited to a blue mountains holiday
it was real luxury and had everything from the food that was left for us to the lovely little cars that our 2 year old grandson enjoyed moving around in
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Fall in love with Katoomba

Apart from the beautiful World Heritage recognized, Greater Blue Mountains Area, you also have the quirky and captivating town of Katoomba to explore. This town has something to interest every traveler as well as a variety of beautiful holiday homes. In case you haven’t booked one yet, choose a Stayz accommodation in Katoomba for a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

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