Top 7 Stayz Accommodations In South West Rocks, Australia - Updated 2022


Set on the banks of the Macleay River in New South Wales, South West Rocks is an ideal holiday location to take in Australia’s warm weather, warm oceans and nearby heritage sites. South West Rocks is a five-hour drive from Sydney and closer to six hours from Brisbane. Today, South West Rocks is a tourist destination that offers beautiful beaches for swimming year-round as well as fishing, scuba-diving and walking through rainforests. The town is also known for providing a home to one of Australia’s oldest lighthouses, the Smoky Cape Lighthouse, which provides the ideal location for whale watching. When visiting this quiet coastal town, away from bustling development, you are able to find several different types of accommodation options that fit your holiday schedule. Continue to read for our top picks of Stayz Accommodation in the town of South West Rocks, which caters to solo-travelers, couples and families.

1. Suzie's beach house (from USD 83)

Located just a short walk away to beaches, shops and restaurants, Suzie’s beach house is located a short walk from three beaches, local hotels and restaurants. The beach house has a lounge room with a large LCD TV and the main bedroom has a LED television. There are ceiling fans in all rooms, a gas BBQ, fully fenced yard, off-street parking and access to a lock-up garage.

Suzie’s beach house is the perfect location for families to explore the historic Trial Bay Gaol, a local heritage site that was built in the 1880s. In addition, Smoky Cape Lighthouse, scenic bush-walks and activities including diving, fishing and golfing that are popular in South West Rocks are in close vicinity to Suzie’s beach house.

Susie's Beach House at South West Rocks
69 reviews  Wifi Available
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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very comfortable for 4 adults and 2 kids
everything was as discribedlovely place plenty of room will be back
comfortable beds and lounge
we made good use of the well equipped kitchen and front verandah
despite being on the main road into town it was very quiet and we enjoyed sitting on the deck at the front for breakfast and sunset drinks! would definitely stay again, thank you!
very clean and tidy
the house was clean and tidy with a decently appointed kitchen
the house is well appointed with everything you could possible need and was very clean and tidy
great location, very clean & comfortable, excellent beds
the property is i a perfect location clean & well kept great for families facilities up to high standard great hosts
very enjoyable
kept us informed
the house was really well set up
quiet town with a kid friendly beach, play equipment and kangaroos on the golf course nearby
we always hire houses when we travel and this is by far the best we have ever been to
it was in a very convenient location and close to beach
walking distance to beach and main street
walking distance to shops and beach
great location and price
the location couldn't be better - we walked to everything in the village
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2. Ocean view apartment

Stay close to both the town and the beach with this ocean view apartment in South West Rocks. A close walk to the town centre and about 100 metres (328 feet) to the beach, this holiday accommodation is ideal to explore the shops and restaurants of South West Rocks, the beautiful beaches of the area as well as providing Yarrahapani mountain views. This spacious two-bedroom apartment is complete with air conditioning, two bathrooms and all the necessary conveniences for your next holiday.

Ocean View 1 - South West Rocks
12 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and other furniture was fine
kitchen had plenty of cutlery and cooking utensils
filthy carpet and lounges
is the second stay in the apartment because we love the apartment
the lack of cleanliness is what let it down
the toilets were not clean and the place had not been vacuumed for who knows how long
zero complimentary facilities provided
deep sea fishing charters just a short drive away from oceanview appartments, it was ideal for us
minimalist crockery etc no wine glasses and cheapest cutlery set imaginable
location great but not enough to make up for shortcomings
it would be nice if they at least supplied hand soap in the bathrooms
we feel in love with south west rocks last year and decided to come back for a weeks holiday
easy walk to three different beaches and back creek, great for swimming, paddle boarding and fishing, close to all the shops and lots of food styles, as well as the park and weekend markets
capped off by a 9am checkout well below industry standards
opposite the theatre
convenient to everything that we needed to enjoy our break away
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3. Pet-friendly beach house

Looking for accommodation options to bring your pet along with you for your holiday? Look no further as this beach house in South West Rocks is pet friendly, and has the added advantage of a stellar location. A two-bedroom beach house, each with a queen-sized bed and an additional pull out futon for extra guests, has all the modern facilities for a holiday accommodation including a large lock-up garage which can also be accessed from within the house, a BBQ, a large fenced yard and parking space for those who bring their own boat. The beach house is located only a few minutes from the beach and shops of South West Rocks.

Beach House - South West Rocks
8 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pluses: comfy beds, great shower, well-equipped kitchen
the house is really good for a holiday stay - really well stocked kitchen, good bathroom, comfortable beds and heaps of room
we two and our little dog spent 3 nights at the beach house: it's an old place, but very comfortable and roomy
clean, tidy, comfortable, pleasant fully self contained older style house - a home away from home
we stayed here with our small dog - first time visitors to south west rocks and for us it was ideal
very comfortable, clean and close to all facilities
garage, fly screens, fans, dog-friendly, neat and tidy and totally close to beaches and pub etc
but no big deal overall but something the owner could fix at no great expense
the only downside are the blinds which don't work and as another reviewer mentioned, the old lounges
it's generally a good house and convenient position but needs a thorough clean - the window sills are all very dirty, very dusty under the furniture, hall runner, top of the fridge, skirting boards...
the team from rocks real estate were incredibly helpful and friendly
walking distance to beach, shops and eating facilities
this beach house has everything
really close to the bridge across to back beach which was perfect for talking the dog for long walks, and really close to the shops and main beach
the house is located on a busy corner in a high-traffic area so there is lots of car/truck noise and heaps of pedestrians passing by - it didn't particularly bother us, but if you're looking for oe...
also be prepared to take everything - there is not even a brush or dishwashing liquid
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4. Sunny Nook

Sunny Nook is a two-bedroom villa, providing the comforts of home in your holiday accommodation. A modern kitchen, well-sized shower and separate toilet makes Sunny Nook perfect for families visiting South West Rocks. A patio in the back of the house provides the ideal location for relaxing, as it overlooks bushland and even provides access to these outdoor walking tracks. The yard is fully fenced and the patio completely screened, for privacy and safety of guests. The South West Rocks Country Club is located a short walk away, with access to sports and recreational activities including golf, skating, swimming, soccer, tennis and even walking tracks.

Sunny Nook - South West Rocks
9 reviews
villa 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
screened verandah is fantastic
best thing is the enclosed rear verandah - as we had a lot of rain and it was somewhere to sit in comfort without feeling cooped up inside
we were very pleased to find this little cottage was all that we had hoped for and above expectation
comfotable, neat and clean
very clean, well equiped, value for money
wonderfully clean, tidy, quiet and well equipped
very clean and comfortable little house
lovely and helpful staff at the real estate too
10 min walk to walk to the town centre - comfortable walk to the local bakeries for breakfast
not too far from town centre, and very well equipped
very conveniently located and bathroom very easily accessed with walk in shower, only a few manageable steps at the back and a plesant outlook from the sunroom
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5. Apartment next to Main Beach

This two-bedroom apartment, located on the first floor of the building is the ideal, centrally located accommodation option for a group of two to four people. A very short walk of only 50 metres (164 feet) to Main Beach in South West Rocks, as well as to the central business district of the town, the apartment provides air conditioning in the main bedroom, laundry amenities and a single lock-up garage. Guests should not miss Main Beach, Horseshoe Bay or the South West Rocks Country Club for a game of golf and a variety of other activities during their stay at Parkside.

Parkside # 3 - South West Rocks
5 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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we only stayed two nights and could have stayed more
good location, well equipped and very comfortable and clean
great location, well equipped and very comfortable and clean
great location comfortable handy to everything beaches etc
clean, well serviced and convenient
quiet and close to beach and town centre
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6. Kookaburra cottage

Kookaburra cottage is a unique accommodation option in South West Rocks. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the cottage is ideal for a large family or group of friends. The cottage has an open living plan that overlooks a back yard and a verandah, making it ideal for the group evenings to spend time together. There are ceiling fans and a modern kitchen which is fully equipped with all necessary amenities.

Set in an extremely convenient location, Kookaburra cottage is only a short walk to the beach and 50 metres (164 feet) away from the shops, making this a great accommodation option for your visit to South West Rocks.

Kookaburra Cottage - South West Rocks
12 reviews
House 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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we chose south west rocks for a family gathering to cellebrate our mothers 90th birthday, mum has a twin sister who travelled down from qld with her family and it was lovely!kookaburra cottage was ...
plenty of room for the kids and a stone's throw to the beach
heaps if off street parking too
everything provided except soap for showers
great place for 3 couples on a weekend away
everything that was listed was there
large, clean and welcoming home
nicely renovated, spacious & well equipped
hired sheets and towels which was so reasonable - with sue
we had 3 generations stay at the cottage, and was just brilliant
would happily book kookaburra cottage again
our fourth year and booked again for next year
happy to recommend this holiday home as well equipped,clean and within walking distance to almost everything and gets a lovely sea breeze in the evening
space, comfort and easy, very easy walk to beaches, golf, fishing, food
we would be happy to return to kookaburra cottage for another great holiday
perfectly located and priced
great position - close to beach, park and shops
close to shops, beach and facilities
walking distance to beach, shops etc comfy beds plus lounge & dining areas very spacious
great location clues to town
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7. Pete's place: spacious and group friendly

Pete’s place is an outstanding property, beautifully designed for optimal guest comfort in mind. Four bedrooms and two bathrooms are located upstairs. The downstairs provides a living space, dining facilities, a modern kitchen and laundry amenities. Outside, guests have the option to enjoy a BBQ on the back deck which overlooks a fully fenced yard—ideal for children and outdoor leisure activities.

The beach is located a short walk away and can be reached via a leisurely stroll. Pete’s place is ideal for groups of friends or large families looking to get away and visit the beach town of South West Rocks.

Pete's Place - South West Rocks
2 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lost one star because of no a/c thats all
we would love to stay their again but without a/c we wont be able to however i would be more than happy to pay a bit more money to rent it if it was going to get a/c , but overall its a nice place ...
hi all its a great place to stay at but sadly it had no a/c and it made it very uncomfortable to stay in during the day and it was really hard to sleep at night for everyone as it was a hot few day...
spacious, comfortable 2 storey 4-br house with 3 bathrooms was really good
found the 9am check out time a little too early, especially as the cleaner was there for 8
september is a good time to stay, but i think it would be too hot in summer, as there is no airconditioning, and the upstairs got quite warm, even in september
real estate attended to minor maintenance issues very quickly
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Beachside bliss at South West Rocks

South West Rocks provides the ultimate getaway for a beach vacation. With a beautiful ocean on one side and awe-inspiring national parks on the other, the town provides the destination to explore New South Wales’ rich cultural heritage from. Be sure to check out the colonial structures of Trial Bay Gaol and Smoky Cape Lighthouse while you are visiting. Our list of Stayz accommodation options will provide comfort and all the amenities you would need on your holiday to South West Rocks.

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