14 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Bellingen, Australia - Updated 2024

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Welcome to Bellingen, Australia. It is found roughly halfway between Sydney and Melbourne. Visit and discover what some three thousand residents here already know: when it comes to this part of New South Wales, the hospitality found here is simply top class. Characterized by its unique synthesis of valley and coastal atmosphere, Bellingen is uniquely qualified to ramp up your next Australian getaway to unprecedented levels! Keep reading to find out more about the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Bellingen, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 14, 2024.

1. The Barn Bellingen (from USD 149)

This renovated, century-old barn offers a charming slice of history to escape to. Within its walls, you will find an expansive and captivating outdoor terrace, a flowing common area furnished with a thoughtfully equipped kitchenette, and an elegantly modern walk-in shower. This sanctuary also provides tranquility through amenities such as air conditioning and an exclusive workspace that effortlessly combines both comfort and practicality.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to enjoy the atmosphere created by the fire pit, barbecue grill, and open-air dining area. Conveniently situated just a tranquil walk away from the charming town of Bellingen, aficionados of coffee have an array of tantalizing cafes and restaurants in close proximity to satisfy their curiosity for exploration.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
58 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
love bathroom huge comfy bed open airy aspect deck location and super friendly hosts
as hosts they are just gorgeous and so welcoming
beth is a wonderful host and went above and beyond to make sure we had a good stay
they were so helpful and caring to us over our stay
beth and her partner were the most lovely host we have ever had
beth and wes were lovely hosts - responsive and helpful
amazing place in a great location
the place was beautiful and in a great location
it is also a peaceful and quiet location
perfect location to everything can walk down to all shops cafes and restaurants
beth’s place was beautifully done and made for a peaceful weekend away
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2. Sunny Corner Pastures (from USD 165)

Escape to a captivating haven for couples located atop a hill, granting awe-inspiring vistas of the serene Kalang River. This retreat offers three modern suites adorned with artistic masterpieces, each including a smart ceiling fan, air conditioning system, and a fully equipped kitchenette. Embark on expeditions through verdant landscapes, contemplate in a peaceful pavilion, or luxuriate in the opulence of a cedar sauna experience.

This eco-conscious haven, perfectly situated just a short five-minute drive from the picturesque Bellingen village, seamlessly blends sustainability and opulence to provide an extraordinary retreat for discerning couples.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
49 reviews   Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities were great including a lovely pool cold and hot tubs and a sauna
the living space king sized bed and bathroom are luxurious and gorgeous to admire
great modern room with fantastic outdoor area
so luxurious serene and peaceful with generous welcome gifts of wine and breakfast provisions
beautiful clean and well appointed cabin overlooking a river and the dorrigo mountains
renee was very helpful with anything we needed
renee and adrienne are great hosts very responsive and welcoming
and beautiful friendly olaf the labrador to welcome you when you arrive
great location beautifully decorated and rare attention to detail
simply stunning location and place to stay
it was only a short distance to the town - with plenty of shops and restaurant to enjoy
what beautiful kind people to arrive to at the location that could not be more helpful and responsive
such a beautiful place to stay and such a well organised hostess
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3. Wooden cabin in the center of town (from USD 73)

This cheap accommodation in Bellingen is yours to fully enjoy should you book a stay here. As another plus point, this Bellingen river cabin is located right in the center of town! The mezzanine here offers a great night’s sleep, and it’s only a short ladder climb away. From here, it is only a few short minutes’ walk to the main street, where delicious bites to eat, live entertainment, and more are yours to fully enjoy. When you’re not out and about, you and another guest can enjoy staying here. This accommodation comes with centralized heating, laundry amenities, and flexible cancellations!

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
561 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Barn 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and comfortable living area with lots of natural light
a beautiful space feeling comfortable and safe
fi’s place is a perfect and very comfortable base for a short stay in bellingen
really enjoyed the loft bed and the extensive vinyl collection that had some absolute gems amongst it
was very clean and checkin a breeze
it was very clean and in a fantastic location
what a fantastic place - stylish clean and awesomely retro
really comfortable space in such a great spot clean cozy and perfect for a weekend away
position is perfect and the cabin was clean and tidy
location is great host is lovely price is not amazing for what it is
the location is brilliant
a great location and super close to town
it's really well located in town and close to everything
it's a great location walking distance to the middle of town
very comfortable super cute and great location
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4. Casuarina Cottage - A cozy stay (from USD 132)

This holiday rental in Bellingen is a short walk to the local cafe. This accommodation is a great place to stay for those with young children. This accommodation can house up to six guests. Stay here and take advantage of the large deck, the peaceful environment, and a lounge area that makes for a perfect place to cozy up with a book. This cottage has everything you’re looking for in terms of hospitality, and a unique experience!

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
125 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the deck is beautiful and we were very comfortable
christina had left the fridge and cupboard full of things to enjoy breakfast
comfortable house with a great view fantastic deck lots of little extras thought of by christine and a bath
we really appreciated the large deck looking out towards the mountains and all the breakfast supplies
the most functional and comfortable cottage for the size you will find
it was clean and convenient
very clean and super kids friendly
clean comfortable and so many thoughtful touches
so clean comfortable beds and fantastic outlook
the space was well appointed and very clean and comfortable
urja was a great host
brilliant host wonderful space
urja was a great host
kind regardslarry dawsongold coast qld
christine is a wonderful host with warm and welcoming touches
we just loved the setting and the location with a short walk to the shops
loved our stay great location from which to explore the rainforests
a restful stay in a beautiful location
the accommodation was in a beautiful location about a 20 minute walk into town
a great little place waking distance to town
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5. Scenic treehouse in Bellingen (from USD 199)

Looking for a stay that is an adventure by itself? If your answer is yes, then look no further than this treehouse Airbnb in Bellingen. Stay here and you’ll be suspended above the ground and surrounded by trees! Located in a sector of Australia known affectionately as the “Promised Land,” this unique region of Bellingen is surrounded by lush and peaceful natural surroundings. Up to three guests can stay here. Guests here can access cell reception, basic amenities, and a private basin for discreet, luxurious showering while among indigenous Bellingen species!

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Gleniffer, New South Wales, Australia
334 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful space cozy but also open and it feels so submerged in nature because of the open wall/roof
very comfortable bed and mosquito net did the trick
loved the outdoor style kitchen
the room is just like in the pictures and as described in the profile
loved our swims in the never never and just being within the beauty of nature
watch wild life swimming in clear clean fresh water
the hosts are wonderful the air is clean and the memories will last a lifetime
kirsty is a lovely host and person very kind and made us feel welcome
a beautiful environment with excellent hosts
kirsty and george are very relaxed and friendly hosts
monique was the best host non intrusive but all-ways there if you needed anything
made all the better by lovely hosts
the location was purely stunning
fantastic piece of enduring architecture special location
wow what a beautiful and unique place to stay
a fantastic and calming location the day of my wedding
the property is close to bellingen making it easy to pop in and out
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6. Mulberry Cottage - A cozy accommodation a short walk from town (from USD 93)

Mulberry Cottage is another Airbnb accommodation has boasts a great location. It is only two minutes away from the ever happening center of Bellingen. This accommodation boasts an assortment of amenities that help to establish the property as one of the go-to Airbnb locations in the entire continent. Up to three guests can stay here and enjoy amazing views of the town itself. Stay here and you can also enjoy a private bathroom, a kitchenette, and a lush, verdant garden! Furthermore, a light breakfast is also provided by the friendly host of the site itself. If that’s not enough, this accommodation is also equipped with an LCD television.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
363 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the spacious bathroom and private deck were just perfect
touches of homilyness made the cottage comfortable
amenities were extremely comfortable and clean
the cottage is spacious with a lovely bathroom and tea coffee cereal and milk provided
beautiful features and really comfy bed and couch
very clean and comfortable
clean and tidy very cosy
very clean exactly like everyone else reports
very convenient clean quiet and friendly
the cottage was clean and well appointed
shani and steve are fabulous hosts
commuctation from the hosts was efficient and friendly
shani and steve are warm and thoughtful hosts
great place great hosts great dogs
well priced friendly hosts (and dogs)
great central location very close to town
close to town so great location
walking distance to wonderful restaurants
location was amazing a very short walk to town
great place to stay so close to town
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7. Cozy, private room in a house (from USD 40)

Start things off the right way in Bellingen, with the full Airbnb hospitality you can experience by staying here. Expect a great view, an affordable stay, and great proximity to everything that this region has to offer! Up to two guests can stay at this private bedroom accommodation. While you’re staying here, conveniently journey to visit local attractions such as the Dorrigo Rainforest and the Bellinger River. You definitely won’t find yourself bored in the least! Local and international music is showcased every weekend near the town, and when you’re not out and about enjoying everything the town offers, you can discover how easy it is to fall in love with the one thousand thread count sheets, found in your private room as you watch some television! You can even cook your meals here!

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
230 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is spacious and has beautiful views out to the mountains
the bed is divine and the room is gorgeous with a great view
the room is sweet and private
the bedroom is very cosy with one of the most comfortable beds i’ve ever slept in
the room itself and the adjacent bathroom were very comfortable and convenient
clean and comfortable bed
it was a clean room
nice clean big bedroom and bath
these were modern and clean
the room and bathroom downstairs are clean and the bed is very comfortable
anne was a delightful & very gracious host
anne was a great host
anne was a lovely host
anne was an experienced and gracious host
anne was a great host very helpful and communicative
great location not too far from the village
excellent location for a restful sleep overnight while driving from sydney to brisbane
gorgeous eclectic house full of beautiful artworks in a great location easy walk from town
be sure to walk in the beautiful park around the corner
easy check in good communication good location only 10 minute walk into bellingen town
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8. Self contained apartment in Bellingen

When it comes to this renowned apartment space, location is everything. This Airbnb accommodation is only a short, ten minute walk away from everything that Bellingen has to offer both visitors and locals alike. Stay here and you can enjoy access to parks, art and culture centers, and unique restaurants and dining venues. This accommodation is for couples, solo adventurers, and those in the area for business, This Bellingen apartment is rustic, but well-equipped with all the amenities you need to ensure a comfortable stay. It has two bedrooms, which can accommodate up to five guests.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
300 reviews  
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice amenities including good aircon comfy beds breakfast foods and fruit
the apartment feels like a complete house
although there was no wifi everything else was so good that we didn’t need it
so many little touches - shampoo snacks breakfast supplies and fresh fruit
we also enjoyed the breakfast and the fruit
very clean and comfortable
lovely clean and private apartment
it is clean and cosy
the premises was very clean and tidy
spotlessly clean and a really functional space
wendy was a fabulous host
wendy was a fabulous host
wendy is a friendly and helpful host
wendy is a lovely host and very helpful
lovely considerate hosts and very comfortable private space
great location walk to town
great location just a short walk into town
great location walking distance to river and town
good location not too far from the river
a great and stylish place to stay walking distance to towwn
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9. Spacious studio apartment a short walk to town

This Airbnb listing offers great value in terms of quality! As an added bonus, it is only a short distance away from everything you want to see in Bellingen, Australia. This spacious studio apartment exists only steps from the Bellingen town center. This accommodation is typified by authentic Moroccan floor tiles and vintage 1940s decor. Stay here and you can cook your own meals without having to leave the comfort of your home away from home. This apartment can host up to four guests!

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148 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 4 Guests

10. Peaceful apartment, conveniently located

Stay here and you can experience exactly how a local Bellingen artist lives! Expect plenty of opportunities for relaxation here. Nearby are vibrant cafes. This accommodation is equipped with laundry facilities, heating amenities, and a kitchen! All the essentials to ensure a comfortable stay can be found here.

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20 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

11. Private room in Bellingen near the riverfront

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a higher quality Airbnb accommodation near the riverfront of Bellingen than this vacation rental. Here, you and two other lucky travel companions have more than enough space to spread out and to make the area your own. The surrounding gardens are well-kept. Here, you can catch glimpses of both the mountains and the river! Additionally, dogs are welcomed at this property, and you can even take a canoe out from your doorstep! Adventure awaits at this Airbnb accommodation.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
322 reviews  
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views and beautiful and comfortable accommodation
beautiful space room and wider garden and balcony
beautiful room and a perfect nature
the breakfast from their terace with the beautiful view was really good
was like a hotel room minibar in room luxurious bed linen
everything is sparkling clean and comfortable
clean welcoming warm and serene
very comfortable bed clean and tidy
beautiful garden clean room good bed and spacious modern bathroom
the room was clean and sheets were high quality love that
jody and daniel were wonderful hosts
jody & daniel are great hosts
jody and daniel were perfect hosts
jody and daniel are perfect hosts
jody and daniel are fantastic hosts
lovely location on the river
wonderful location on river and magnificent gardens
great location and i was blown away by the breakfast
lovely garden right on the river and close to town
seriously cute riverside pad great location and helpful hosts
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12. Dwell Bellingen - Warm and cozy house

Rest assured that when it comes to Dwell Bellingen, you can expect to enjoy a wonderful stay. This Bellingen holiday home is only a short walking distance away from the center of town! Furthermore, Dwell Bellingen is adequately removed from the hustle and bustle of the center of the city. Here, you can find terrific opportunities for relaxation and rejuvenation. This accommodation can host up to two guests. Set delicately among the trees and the natural majesty of Bellingen, Australia, Dwell Bellingen has everything you need in terms of placidity and quality of life abroad!

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
36 reviews  
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
) beautiful view from the window seat (our favourite spot for many cups of tea and breakfast
very comfortable beds and glorious pillows
clean quiet and relaxing
very clean and cosy cottage nestled on a quiet street a 2 minute drive from the town centre
the place is clean and modern with homely touches and the garden is beautiful (with chickens too)
the owner is very friendly and quick to reply :)
hosts were welcoming quiet neighbourhood
ann was also very helpful and knowledgeable about the local area
ann was a lovely and accommodating host
ann was a great host the studio was perfect as described
easy walking distance to town
such a beautiful location
great location cosy and very comfortable
ann's place was a beautiful space located in a private area in the rainforest
an easy walk into town
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13. Hidden retreat

Located close to the heart of Bellingen, this quiet sanctuary is out to offer a relaxing stay. Enjoy your time without feeling guilty as this home is eco-friendly and solar-powered. While you will be staying at the bottom part of a house, you are guaranteed privacy with your personal entryway. There is a queen-size bed inside, perfect for a couple who need a break from it all.

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144 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge bathroom area and amazing views
shower and bath amenities are excellent very cosy tropical relaxed feel enjoyed the stay
the space was beautifully presented with large rooms and windows facing the beautiful gardens around the house
spacious comfortable classy peaceful private - well stocked and with excellent amenities
we loved sitting outside for dinner on the sandstone looking table with views into the rainforest
a beautiful spacious sparkling clean apartment
very comfortable and clean space
very spacious and clean highly recommended
what a beautiful place tranquil clean and creative
the unit itself was very clean spacious and well located
friendly host with beautiful outlook
judi was a great host
they're very kind and accommodating hosts
the host was there to greet us and quick to respond to messages
judi was a lovely host and my stay much appreciated
great location and privacy
fantastic setting and close to beautiful belligen
beatiful apartmentat a magnificent location
a quiet and restful location on the edge of town
great location if you love the bush and peace and quiet
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14. Quiet and stylish guesthouse

If you want to stay close to beaches and rainforests, this guesthouse is the perfect choice for you. This home is baby-friendly and comes with a crib, a high chair, and a Pack ‘n Play for the little one. For a memorable vacation, don’t forget to bring your own snacks and marshmallows that you can roast over the provided fire pit. To top it all off, a refreshing pool is available for use.

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Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia
216 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air conditioning kept things cool
the pool was a wonderful way to cool off and the views outside the house are stunning
beautiful spacious and comfortable cottage in a peaceful spot just outside bellingen
the breakfast supplies were so generous
the space is very comfortable for 2 two
the place itself was immaculately clean perfectly appointed and super comfortable
the place was spotlessly clean including the lovely fresh white bed linen
a very clean well appointed cottage with great hosts
we were so impressed by tanya's accommodation very spacious clean and well appointed
the space is stylishly decorated spotlessly clean and everything you need is provided
they were fantastic hosts
she is a very welcoming host
the hosts are attentive and provide great service
awesome airbnb with really lovely hosts
fantastic place with wonderful hosts
great quiet location just outside of town
wonderful location to explore bellingen
great place to stay near bellingen
only a short drive to town and easy access to dorrigo national park
i loved the gardens and the peaceful location of wrens rest
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Bellingen, Australia - A getaway like none other

Australian hospitality doesn’t get better than what bed and breakfasts in Bellingen offer. Stay here and you can expect a diversified portfolio of world-class Airbnb stays. You’re never going to find yourself hard-pressed to discover a good time while abroad. Take to any one of these sensational rentals or nearby hotels in Bellingen you’ve never before experienced!

If you would like to explore more accommodation options, you can also check out these Stayz accommodations in Sawtell, only 27 minutes away from Bellingen.

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