Top 20 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Canberra, Australia - Updated 2024

airbnb Canberra Australia
Carmela
Carmela 
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Planning to take a trip down under? Make Canberra your first stop in Australia and explore its wonders. You’ll find this capital city mesmerizing, as an entertainment hub, a place for artists, and a haven of modern and stylish homes. It also offers a one-of-a-kind experience for festival lovers. So, what are you waiting for? Visit this fascinating city next and book from our list of quality homes. You’ll find here amazing Airbnb vacation rentals in Canberra, Australia. Just keep scrolling until you find one that meets your needs, style, and budget!

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 June 22, 2024.

1. Stylish apartment in Nishi Building (from USD 73)

If you’re keen to stay in the award-winning Nishi Building, this stylish apartment will match all your Canberra plans. It is located in the central business district and close to Lake Burley Griffin and Henry Rolland Park sites. You don’t really have to venture far to wine and dine as the world-renowned building houses its own cinema, beauty spa, salon, restaurants, and makeshift cafe and bar.

Inside the unit, you can enjoy the conveniences of complimentary unlimited Wifi and smart TV with free several movies to keep you busy. It is a comfortable retreat year-round with its heating and portable air-conditioning unit. Free parking on the premises is also provided and comes with an EV charger. What’s more, it’s tucked on a higher floor to provide you with stunning views of Black Mountain and Telstra Tower.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Australian War Memorial
589 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
immaculate apartment with great amenities in an extremely posh building
very trendy apartment with a great view of canberra’s iconic telstra tower
very well equipped apartment with pantry essentials cold bottles of water iron
really airy apartment with lovely views good heating great pillows awesome couches
the apartment is generously appointed and bed couch etc were all really comfy
Cleanliness:
really clean and stylish
great apartment very clean and modern
even the cleaning lady was gorgeous
chic interior spotless and well furnished
great apartment very well appointed clean and cosy
Host:
silvia is an excellent host
also host is amazing professional and super friendly
her instructions and local info were all super helpful
great host thanks for a great stay
great host who provided al info needed for check in local attractions etc
Location:
amazing location and beautiful apartment
the location is fantastic too
great location we walked everywhere
funky apartment in a great location
stylish apartment in a great location
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2. Ideally located waterfront rental (from USD 123)

It’s the best of both worlds at this modern apartment that allows you to enjoy a tranquil waterfront ambiance and an ideal distance to vibrant restaurants, cafes, and bars. Situated in the center of Kingston Foreshore, this rental lets you wake up to fantastic water views from the bedroom with a comfy queen-size mattress and enjoy your morning coffee on the peaceful balcony. The living room similarly gets a great glimpse of the outdoor scene, but it also entertains with a sizeable smart TV and fast Wifi.

For all your home-cooking plans, you can count on the well-stocked kitchen to enable your delicious cooking. But should you wish to rather enjoy the local cuisine, there are several nearby places where you can indulge your palate. You’ll also admire that this property offers access to a gym and secure basement parking.

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Kingston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
3.39 km (2.2 mi) from Australian War Memorial
263 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful spacious apartment with awesome views
super soft bed to rest our head and choice of strong power or huge rain shower
we had a lovely stay in this apartment
the bed was the comfiest bed i’ve slept in for a very long time will definitely be back
beautiful stay and amazing apartment
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and comfortable
everything was clean and well presented the apartment is excellent for a relaxing time away
excellent location very clean and tidy with a great view
clean comfortable and a short walk to cafes and restaurants
Host:
daniel is a great host with perfect communication
daniel is an attentive host with excellent communication
communication with host was easy with daniel providing all required information
Location:
a wonderful location in a wonderful "village"
excellent location
great location and comfortable apartment
the location was perfect with restaurants and supermarket close by
great location for a visit to canberra
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3. Modern apartment in London Circuit (from USD 101)

It’s all about a convenient location in this brand-new apartment found on the bustling London Circuit. With the bus stop at your door and light rail station only a five-minute walking distance, you’re bound to effortlessly explore the city. The hexagonal-shaped London Circuit intersects several main strips, making it easy for you to get to several attractions, government offices, and lively hotspots in no time.

During your indoor stays, rest assured that you’ll have the comforts of modern amenities in this rental. There’s a plush queen-size bed, air-conditioning, heating, a fully equipped kitchen, and smart HDTV with cable channels for a gratifying stay. You’ll love hanging out in the living room with floor-to-ceiling windows that perfectly frame a gorgeous cityscape. Additionally, it offers complimentary perks such as secured parking and Wifi.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.86 km (1.2 mi) from Australian War Memorial
83 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
absolutely amazing stay lovely appointed apartment with a great outlook on the 7th floor
the apartment is well equipped with secure parking
modern and roomy one bedroom apartment which is perfect for a longer stay
Cleanliness:
clean stylish and homely
very comfortable bed and extremely clean lovely shower head
the place is sparkling clean and it was the same as the photos advertised
it was super clean and you can find everything you need
it was a very clean and stylish apartment in what appeared a new building
Host:
wendy was a super friendly and very helpful host
the host wendy is lovely and helpful
wendy is very helpful and nice
parking including is also so helpful
host also left some nice little treats which was a nice touch
Location:
great location walking distance to the city and restaurants
a great location and beautiful apartment
fantastic apartment in a great central location
perfect location to stay if going to the theatre or central canberra
great apartment in an excellent location
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4. Luxurious apartment with inviting bathtub (from USD 115)

This luxurious and oversized apartment in a boutique building awaits your visit to Canberra. It enjoys north-easterly views of Mount Ainslie and Lake Burley Griffin from its furnished balcony and spacious living room with a 60-inch smart TV and speedy Wifi. To savor the views in style, simply take a dip in the deluxe bathtub overlooking the city and mountain.

The property makes for a convenient stay for any guests, thanks to its gourmet kitchen, work desk with office chair, and bedroom with a queen-size bed and 40-inch smart TV. It readily comes with a parking garage good for one car. If you plan to explore the area, the adventure starts right on your doorstep as the building is home to the city’s best cafes, restaurants, and bars. A movie theater and yoga studio are within the premises.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
2.08 km (1.3 mi) from Australian War Memorial
191 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very comfortable and the bath as others have mentioned is lovely
great apartment with a great set up
beautiful place to stay apartment had a lot of space
we enjoyed our stay at this apartment it is a great space and the bath was especially amazing
dan's place was lovely - stylish and comfortable with everything we needed
Cleanliness:
clean and stylish apartment
clean well lit and spacious
place was clean well stocked and comfortable
very clean and comfortable accommodation perfect size for two people and has everything you would need
great place very clean secure parking easy to walk to shops
Host:
daniel was very responsive
daniel was always helpful and prompt answering any questions
daniel is a fabulous host and super responsive
daniel is a super host precise and fat in giving answers
great appartment and host was very responsive and helpful
Location:
good apartment in great location
great location and beautiful private apartment
great place in great location
nice apartment in great location
great place to stay centrally located
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5. Spacious flat with access to shared pool (from USD 87)

Whether you’re visiting Canberra for business or family holidays, this spacious flat is just the ideal spot to begin your urban escape. It is located in the city center, so you’ll surely find it easy to carry out all your meeting, dining, and shopping intentions. The nearby Glebe Park with a playground and barbeque area is also a perfect spot to enjoy a tranquil green space within the city.

The roomy interior of this property makes it a relaxing place to return to after a day spent exploring. It is equipped with central air-conditioning, Wifi, and a 58-inch HDTV—perfect for days when you feel like binge-watching your favorite shows. Those who plan to do remote work can take advantage of the dedicated workspace. Aside from secured parking, access to a shared outdoor pool also comes with the booking.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from Australian War Memorial
180 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice quiet apartment with view of canberra cbd
everything worked very well and the apt is as described
the apartment is new clean spacious and has all the comfortable amenities for an enjoyable stay
bedding was very comfortable
i highly recommend this apartment and would definitely book again when we visit canberra again
Cleanliness:
clean linens and towels were provided
the unit was clean and tidy
the apartment was very good clean and tidy
a clean central apartment with access to a pool spa and gym
a beautiful spacious immaculately clean and well appointed apartment
Host:
shirley was super quick in answering questions and very helpful
shirley was quick to respond and very helpful
shirley is a great host friendly and very helpful
shirley is a lovey host - super easy to communicate with
very kind and wonderful place
Location:
the location is great close to everything
this apartment is super convenient only a 5min walk to the mall
close to eateries and major attractions
great apartment location and host
the apartment is wonderfully central and great for access to shops and restaurants
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6. Contemporary unit in a resort-style complex (from USD 108)

Situated in the resort-style complex of Manhattan on the Park, this contemporary apartment welcomes up to four guests. A stay here equates to lots of basking under the sun moments as a booking comes with free access to an outdoor swimming pool and spa. Moreover, guests can break a sweat in the building’s fitness gym. The location is also ideal as it is close to Glebe Park and the shopping district.

When you’re not busy strolling the outdoors, the rental assures you of a restful yet entertaining indoor stay. It is equipped with a snug queen-size bed and blackout curtains in the private bedroom and a double-size sofa bed in the living room. Flat-screen TVs are appointed in each room while unlimited Wifi is available throughout. There’s also a desk space that business travelers can use for remote work.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.32 km (0.9 mi) from Australian War Memorial
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is clean and in a really great location convenient to coffee shops and a woolworths
we only stayed a few nights but you could easily be comfortable for a week or more
comfortable stay would stay again
Cleanliness:
super clean and exceptionally well appointed apartment
clean environment with everything you need
spacious apartment in a quiet clean and tidy building
bright clean and spacious apartment in the cbd
the apartment was clean and met all our needs
Host:
sarah is a great host with her fast response :)
sarah was a great host attentive and prompt with responses
fabulous inner city apartment and great host
sarah was quick and clear with all her communications and helpful with our requests about changing checkin/out times
sarah's thoughtful touches in apartment make it very accommodating
Location:
great location and great apartment
great location and very convenient
perfect location in the city everything you need in walking distance
the location was great and close to the theatre and restaurants
great location and apartment conveniently located in the main centre of canberra
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7. New, one-bedroom apartment (from USD 87)

Travelling solo in Canberra? Go check out this one-bedroom apartment, located in the IQ Smart Apartments, in Braddon, in the heart of Canberra. It gives you a lot of space to move around or work. Business travellers or travellers on the go will love staying in this simple and clean home. Having a companion is not a problem, too, as the space can accommodate a max of three persons.

It is equipped with a kitchen, bathroom, and outdoor BBQ. Explore the city and try out sumptuous meals in the nearby restaurants, they’re just a few minutes away from the apartment.

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Braddon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.83 km (1.2 mi) from Australian War Memorial
188 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy check-in air conditioned and undercover parking made it very comfortable stay
it is light bright and very airy with spacious rooms and comfortable furniture
this is a very centrally located apartment very clean with all amenities a comfortable bed and efficient aircon
the apartment itself is modern clean and has all the amenities you'd need
bed is comfortable
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean & convenient
apartment is very clean and tidy
the apartment is clean modern with a great location
cosy modern and clean self-contained apartment great location with an excellent host
it’s clean tidy spacious and has all the comforts you need
Host:
luke is a great host with quick responses to any queries i had
great apartment comfortable bed pleasant and responsive host
luke is a great host
great host would definitely book again in future thanks luke :)
Location:
location is fantastic
great location for exploring canberra
great location in modern apartment
great location and very secure
the location is also great
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8. Central loft apartment, with free parking (from USD 79)

Are you a fan of wooden interiors? If yes, then this apartment will surely catch your attention. At first look, you will notice the unique interiors and design of this home. It features wooden touches from the bed frames and cabinets to the floor. The colours and materials used for the furniture blend perfectly, giving a homey vibe to the entire property. What’s more, you’ll have your own free and secure underground car park, free laundry, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.54 km (1.0 mi) from Australian War Memorial
393 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with all the amenities
the kitchen is well equipped with plenty of free tea and coffee
unit felt bit cold when i walked in but the heater worked well
the apartment was very clean and well setup with all the amenities one may need
the apartment is comfortable and close to all the amenities you need to have a great time
Cleanliness:
very clean and bright
it was clean and well equiped
the apartment was really clean central and convenient
the apartment was very clean and modern and quiet
such a clean and beautiful place too
Host:
host went out of her way to resolve issues quickly
host is easy to communicate with
host was responsive friendly and helpful
overall though this is good value when the price is right and the hosts are pleasant
excellent host excellent facilities and excellent location
Location:
location is great walking distance to good restaurants and bars
neat tidy place close to the city
convenient and nice location would recommend
great location nearby park walking distance into canberra city business district quite location; very well appointed
location is amazing being right in the city
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9. Central, light-filled, and spacious unit (from USD 64)

Family-friendly and centrally located to many value-for-money restaurants, breweries, and coffee shops, this apartment is sparkling clean, fully-equipped, and close to Braddon and the Australian National University. You will enjoy a restful getaway, with its large bedroom, attached to a refreshing courtyard. Breakfast is catered, too. And, for your entertainment needs, you will have a comfortable living room, with large lounges, a pillowed ottoman, good selection of books, and a flat-screen TV. What more can you ask for?

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Turner, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from Australian War Memorial
138 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice bed wonderful shower all toiletries and amenities supplied that made us felt at home
fans were provided and luckily it was not too hot that weekend
check-in was easy and the photos accurately depict the apartment
great apartment with a patio centrally located in act with a responsive and supportive host
apartment is comfortable and clean air-conditioner works and there is lots of storage space
Cleanliness:
very clean and convenient
clean tidy and very quiet
apartment is as advertised and clean
dale's unit was very clean
a very lovely apartment that was clean and comfortable
Host:
dale is a great host
dale has been a great host with very prompt responses
dale was very responsive when we had questions
dale is a great host in terms of timely responses and understanding
great hosts who made our stay enjoyable
Location:
good location good size
great location with restaurants and bars only a short walk away
it was close to good restaurants and downtown
the location is wonderful its accessible and close to many parks
the location was great walking distance to the cbd and restaurants
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10. Chic apartment in an ideal location

If you’re looking for a home that is both refreshing and modern, this listing is a perfect find. Its best feature is its large, open balcony, that gives you a view of luscious trees and a feel of the morning or afternoon breeze. Nothing beats a relaxing stay, chilling in this cosy home. Not only that, you will be close to the city and in the centre of Canberra-Lonsdale Street! That means you’re just a few minutes away from cafes, restaurants, pubs, the Canberra Centre, ANU, and public transport.

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Braddon, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.78 km (1.2 mi) from Australian War Memorial
158 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment had air con so nice temperature and quiet
i enjoyed breakfast on the large east facing sunny balcony
i really appreciated having a proper closet for all my things and the full use of the kitchen
the apartment is stylish full of light very comfortable and has a gorgeous balcony area
the aircon makes the apartment beautifully warm (and cool) for winter
Cleanliness:
it was clean and extremely modern
really pleasant and clean apartment
melindas place was super clean and stylish
melinda's place was clean and comfortable
the bathroom is spacious and sparkling clean
Host:
she is a welcoming and friendly host
lovely host and can recommend this place
melinda is a great host
and melinda is a great host
melinda was a great host really kind and helpful
Location:
great location very close to lonsdale st
great location to central canberra
great location for the city centre and the university
the location is also unbeatable - super close to food and shopping center
it is close to the city centre so the location is perfect
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11. Stunning loft-style apartment for two (from USD 77)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a loft-style apartment that features elegant furnishing and modern amenities, which can accommodate up to two guests. On the second floor, you’ll find the bedroom with an ensuite bathroom with laundry facilities. While on the ground floor, you’ll have your open-plan living space that comes with a beautiful and cozy seating area, a lovely dining set-up, and a fully functional kitchen, where you can whip up a feast. Additionally, booking this place will give you free access to Wi-Fi and a parking space.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.54 km (1.0 mi) from Australian War Memorial
210 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice coffee and very comfortable in general
Cleanliness:
clean and well set up
really clean and easy to find
overall very clean place to stay
super clean convenient and great host
clean convenient smooth check in and check out
Host:
host is very kind and friendly
she is a fantastic host very communicative and welcoming
Location:
the location was wonderful very central
great location right in the city
great location in the heart of canberra
great place great location very convenient
the place is very well located within walking distance to the key attractions and the city center
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12. Stylish two-bedroom apartment with view (from USD 155)

Located in a peaceful neighborhood in Canberra City, near many restaurants, shops, and nightspots, this Airbnb vacation rental offers its guests a luxurious living experience. The apartment has two stylish and comfortable bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, ideal for a small family, two couples, or a small group of friends. One of the great features of the house is its balcony that has a brilliant view of Lake Burley Griffin and the Parliament House. The guests will also surely love its open-plan concept that consists of a bright seating area, dining, and a modern kitchen. Additionally, it comes with free parking, which is a good thing to note, since the area is known for its expensive parking cost.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.97 km (1.3 mi) from Australian War Memorial
344 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment is in excellent ‘new’ condition and has all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay
super comfortable beds and quick wifi
top floor location of the apartment offers great view over the city from the facing east balcony
the apartment looks just as it does in the promotional photos which was a pleasant surprise
there’s also some great touches in the apartment like fresh milk coffee and tea
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy apartment
very clean and tidy apartment
super clean and all new appliances
everything was clean and modern and the personal touches were lovely
the apartment is new and very clean
Host:
daniel is a wonderful host
daniel's responses to questions were fast and helpful
daniel was an awesome host so quick and easy to communicate with
it's nice to stay at daniel's apartment the owner's response is fast friendly very helpful
provisions left in the kitchen were a very helpful addition to the hospitality
Location:
the location is fantastic
excellent location and a beautiful apartment
amazing location and everything you need
great central location close to a wide variety of restaurants
walking distance to anu and excellent dining/shopping options
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13. Charming duplex apartment in the heart of Canberra for two guests (from USD 73)

Keep it simple and stay in the center of where everything happens in Canberra. This new duplex apartment is just nearby Glebe Park and Turner Parkland, as well as the popular Canberra Museum and Gallery. This property ensures guests access to an open kitchen equipped for cooking and meal preps. There are also two large balconies that boast breathtaking views of Mount Ainslie, best for morning stretches and a good cup of joe in hand. Maximize your stay and make use of amenities including the king-size bedroom, Wifi, airconditioning, and a hot tub in the bathroom aside from basic toiletries.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Australian War Memorial
220 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good sized en-suite ac in the room and access to the balcony to get some fresh air
great view from room with ensuite
comfortable bed but the large east facing windows made the room hot and bright from about 6
hi dana next time please provide necessary facilities to the visitors
great space and loved the views of mount ainsle from the apartment
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean and spacious room
sparkling clean and good communication with dana
clean safe and easy
great clean and tidy room
Host:
dana is a helpful host
the host is friendly and very responsive
dana was a great host to communicate with
dana was very responsive to any questions
a very helpful host who manages calmly through any emergency or request
Location:
nice location close to everything
great location and fair price
great location and value
amazing location right in canberra centre
great central place to stay
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14. Two-bedroom apartment with class and glamour (from USD 118)

This split-level apartment will fit as many as 10 guests. It is very spacious, with big comfortable beds, a sofa bed, and single mattresses. The interior and design are modern and functional. It is complete with the latest innovations in entertainment, recreation, and relaxation that the whole family will surely enjoy. Guests will have all-access to all these amenities, which include a gym, BBQ, pool, and sauna. For a classy and glamorous stay in Canberra, this one’s not to be missed!

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
2.3 km (1.5 mi) from Australian War Memorial
508 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was light and spacious with excellent amenities
extra supplies in the kitchen such as coffee oil and spices were appreciated
a fantastic stay for a large group fair accommodation for all guests with beds mattresses and pull out lounges
great modern apartment would highly reccomend
the beds and pillows were amazingly comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautiful place
very tidy and clean house
place was clean and tidy
the apartment was very clean & well kept
sparkling clean and easy to communicate
Host:
great place and great host
great host and very nice accommodation
host communicated efficiently and quickly
faya has been a great host and all was as promised
faya was very helpful and friendly
Location:
great location in new acton
great central location to city centre
located at a great location in the middle of the cbd
great location for our needs (summer nats)
great location for those visiting anu
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15. Self-contained accommodation in a terrific location

That’s right! A good location makes for a perfect stay. You’ll find yourself tucked in a peaceful neighbourhood, close the icons of Australian heritage: the National Gallery, Museum, Parliament House, and more! So, for your trip to Canberra, make sure you check out this apartment. It is good for couples or business travellers who are after superior quality, from the smallest details to the grandest features.

This self-contained room has its own private entrance and offers free WiFi, Foxtel, Netflix, and sunny outdoor areas. The rate also includes a hot and cold breakfast.

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O'Connor, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
4.15 km (2.6 mi) from Australian War Memorial
385 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good amenities cooked breakfast included plus cereals toast etc in a large fridge freezer
the flat was quiet & had everything we needed plus extra touches such as lovely breakfast provisions
great value for money has everything we needed and more including lovely breakfast supplies
great kitchen shower lounge area & good heating
tina's accommodation was perfect it's very comfortable and has everything you need for a pleasant stay in canberra
Cleanliness:
super clean comfortable and quiet
everything was clean and the finishing touches were excellent
tina’s place is clean and cosy
clean well supplied exactly right
very clean comfortable and lots of special touches
Host:
tina is a lovely host and very responsive
lovely host very friendly and welcoming
she was a very thoughtful host and her place was amazing
tina was welcoming and helpful
tina is a thoughtful host and made our stay very pleasant
Location:
super cute place that is so close to the city
great location close to canberra cbd
great location for bike riding with lovely quiet rides close by
perfect location convenient to everywhere
quite and relaxing very close to the city
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16. Private apartment in the heart of Canberra

Less is more, as they say, and there’s nothing more soothing than a vacation house with less clutter and more space! If you’re the minimalist type of traveller, you will love this apartment, It boasts all the basics you need: from the amenities and the colour palette used for the carpet to the interiors and furniture.

You will love how simple, yet well-maintained the unit is. Plus, it sits right at the heart of Canberra. That means you’ll just be right beside Myer, the Convention Centre and a five-minute walk away from a must-see lake. You will have access to the facilities of the Waldorf Apartments, including a gym, pool, spa, half-court tennis area, BBQ, and parking.

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
1.27 km (0.8 mi) from Australian War Memorial
72 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
highly recommend the ‘heart of canberra’ apartment
i’d definitely recommend daniel’s apartment to anyone visiting canberra for business or leisure
we had a very comfortable stay there
comfortable clean and practical so close to parliament house and shops and other amenities
Cleanliness:
very clean and well kept
it was very clean and neat
fantastic communication clean apartment and the pool spa and tennis court was good fun
well appointed and very clean
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
Host:
daniel is rightly a super host
i'd highly recommend it and daniel as a super host
self entry was a viable with key safe and staff at down stair desk helpful
daniel is a very responsive host and a pleasure to communicate with
daniel is a great host and makes sure you get a great stay
Location:
good location easy walking distance to everywhere
such an easy central location
great location super close to bus stop restaurants and shops
great location and having a central car park is a huge bonus
the apartment location is great very near to city centre
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17. Comfy and modern, one-bedroom apartment

Packed with all the amenities you need, this modern and fully-furnished space will make your Canberra stay extra comfortable. It features a deluxe bedroom, a fully-equipped kitchen, marble top tables, and high-end appliances, for your kitchen needs. The room is bright and the large windows let in a generous amount of sunlight in the morning! A relaxing stay awaits you and your travel buddy in this comfy space. It is near the casino and convention centre, too.

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1.25 km (0.8 mi) from Australian War Memorial
109 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

18. Modern, luxurious apartment

Still undecided on where to stay in Canberra? We hope this rental will put an end to your search. It is a modern, two-bedroom apartment that speaks class and luxury. It is located in one of the most sophisticated buildings in the heart of Canberra and it can accommodate up to four guests.

Feel relaxed as you sleep in one of the two, large bedrooms and experience a hassle-free adventure around Canberra. It is near cafes, restaurants, and shopping centres. Perfect for the family!

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1.95 km (1.3 mi) from Australian War Memorial
54 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

19. One-bedroom flat for the family

Good for four guests, this one-bedroom flat sleeps four and is fully-equipped, with all the family-friendly amenities needed, such as unlimited free WiFi, a king-size bed, king-size mattress, sofa bed, shaded veranda, and nearby attractions. You are free to use all the kitchenware and appliances. The full laundry can also be used.

The location is perfect, too! You can walk your way to the bus stop and you’re near some famous restaurants, like the Knox Cafe and a well-loved Filipino eatery. It also has a shared backyard, with a trampoline for the kids.

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Watson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
4.43 km (2.8 mi) from Australian War Memorial
240 reviews  
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable space and great having a washing machine and dryer
lovely quiet neighbourhood and a comfortable unit with all the necessary amenities
bridget provided two duvets for our kids who were sharing the sofa bed which was a lovely touch
central location setting and wifi could be improved
it was lovely to have breakfast supplies
Cleanliness:
it is generally clean and well equipped
amazing people great house clean and everything
well equipped and clean and lovely and quiet
i had a comfortable stay with plenty of room in a spotlessly clean area
the kitchen had everything we needed and everything was very clean and fresh
Host:
bridget was a great host
very affordable and the hosts were helpful :)
the guinea pigs were nice and the hosts very ameniable
the hosts were helpful and responded to any queries quickly
bridget was very helpful and even showed our daughter the guinea pigs
Location:
great location easy to find
awesome place located in a quiet neighbourhood
great price and location close to city
this is a great location in canberra’s inner north
the location is perfect with the tram a 5 minute walk away and epic just around the corner
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20. Private cabin in the middle of nature near Whales Beach for couples

Situated in a quiet village in Avalon lies a stunning and spacious property for couples wishing to get away for a short weekend. The one-bedroom beachside homestay guarantees guests an airconditioned room with a king-size bed and a small entertainment area complete with a flat-screen TV and Wifi access for those who wish to stream. Gaze at the rustic and classic interiors of the cabin, complete with a small kitchenette, a fridge and coffee maker for basic breakfast needs and storage. The charming little property is located just 200 meters (656.16 feet) from the central business district and 15 to 20 minutes walking distance to Wha;e Beach and Avalon BeachUnwind a little in this hidden gem of a property and spend a few days stressed free and worry-less at Hendrika’s place.

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Avalon, New South Wales, Australia
272.65 km (169.5 mi) from Australian War Memorial
679 reviews  
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also mattress was comfortable
the bed was comfortable and the cabin had all the amenities you would need for a short stay
we had a little bit of trouble with the wifi range but otherwise we really enjoyed our stay
beautiful little private cottage well presented and very comfortable for an overnight stay (or longer)
the bed was comfortable good coffee and food just a few minutes drive away
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
clean cosy and comfortable
really nice and clean cabin
extremely clean & the bed was so comfortable
the shower is also very clean and spacious
Host:
great place really nice host
beautiful place & awesome host
receptive host and cool personal touches
hendrika is a truly amazing host
she was very hospitable and welcoming and we had a great time
Location:
cute little place great location
the location was brilliant
great location and very private
good location and privacy
wonderful cabin location is excellent
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Indoors or outdoors?

Travelling in Canberra gives every visitor a chance to relax and explore at the same time. With its modern vibe, luxurious amenities, and great value for money services, you will not think twice about booking these homes. Of course, location is not a problem. All of these homes are just a stone’s throw away from the city’s finest attractions. Having a hard time choosing between indoor or outdoor adventures? Well, you can definitely enjoy both in Canberra.

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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Carmela Ann Santos is a freelance writer and a licensed teacher from the Philippines. Her top destinations would include any place with a clear view of cloud formations and peaceful waters. She...Read more

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