Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Derby, Tasmania, Australia - Updated 2023

airbnb Derby Tasmania
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Derby, Tasmania, might look like a humble, uncomplicated town at first glance but beneath the layer of simplicity lies a depth of stories that makes it an ideal vacation spot. Once home to many mining settlements, Derby is now an outstanding nature retreat that offers not only a soothing getaway, but also a thrilling spot for travelers to explore. So, wait no more and come take a look at our list of top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Derby for a unique vacation experience!

1. Quiet location overlooking the Blue Derby Trails (from USD 170)

The Cascade Cottage is a sweet little cottage located in the tranquil mining village of Derby. Even though it is ideal for 4 persons, a group of up to 8 travelers could also reside comfortably in the cottage with two additional long single beds, one single bed and a foldable sheet. The cottage possesses a long history since the 1900s, but is now fully refurbished to adapt to the modern lifestyle. It comprises of 2 bedrooms, a kitchen filled with utensils, 2 sitting areas, and a deck with a BBQ setting. Overlooking a breathtaking view outside the window, the cottage is also a recommended accommodation for hikers and bikers who intend to explore more of the natural setting in Derby Tasmania. The village centre is a mere 2 minutes’ walk away and bikes can be found in the garage for your usage during your stay here in the cottage.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
188 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 11 Beds 11 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the new accommodation upstairs has beautiful views and is modern and comfortable
comfortable beds fabulous views and nice hot showers
the beds were super comfortable
wonderful facilities of a restored miners cottage
beds were comfortable heated floors in the bathroom and everything needed in a kitchen
very well appointed with some thoughtful extras and beautifully clean
wonderful hosts providing very clean and comfortable accommodation
the cottage is ideally located and immaculately clean and comfortable
virginia's place was awesome it was clean comfortable and so cozy with beautiful views
superb location lovely garden; thoughtful courteous hosts; spotlessly clean and comfortable
our hosts were amazing
host was delightful and welcoming
host fantastic to deal with and top class service
the host was incredibly informative and generous
virginia is a great host
fantastic accommodation close to everything
ideal location for exploring the mtb trails in and around derby
great location well suited for our group of 10
a great place to stay right in the heart of derby
close to the trails and perfect for a weekend on the bike with mates
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2. Historical house with panoramic view (from USD 111)

This historical-styled house sits prominently on a hillside, surrounded by a breathtaking panoramic view of the green environment. Take a three-minute bicycle ride to reach Derby. For adventurous travelers who would love to explore the natural setting in Derby, the Blue Derby Dragon Trails is only a five-minute walk from the house. The house features 4 bedrooms with a total of 8 beds, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, and a living room filled with books and board games. All in all, the house is a lovely accommodation for family and group of friends who are looking for a new environment that is beyond their own comfort zones.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
330 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great coffee machine and kitchen stocked with some basics
fabulous artwork antiques with a well equipped kitchen
the top quality linen and bedding makes for a warm and comfortable night sleep
kitchen very well equipped - everything you need plus great coffee machine
the home was designed beautifully lots of fun for the kids amazing coffee maker comfortable beds
spotlessly clean comfy beds and great facilities including the magic outdoor bath
clean tidy and stylish home
very clean and has a great vibe
immaculately clean very cute and the shower and bath are amazing after a day of biking
the house is spotless beautifully furnished and has everything you need
the host is excellent
the hosts are friendly and helpful
attentive and helpful hosts
very responsive hosts
georgia is a fantastic host
great place in a good location
a gorgeous house in a beautiful location close to the derby mtb trails
perfect location to relax and unwind after a busy day
we totally loved georgia’s place great location - a few minutes ride to the trail head
great house good location everything we needed for a few days on the mtb trails
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3. Derby base (from USD 118)

Derby Base is a family-friendly accommodation. Comprising of a fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, a living room and 2 bathrooms, Derby Base has all that you need for a comfortable and convenient stay in Derby. On top of the abundance of useful amenities you will find in the house, you will also find a BBQ site located in the vacant space beside the house. An open garage is also provided for guests to keep their car safe if they drive their way to the house. Despite being located in the quiet area of Derby Tasmania, it would only require a few minutes of cycling to reach the local town.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
219 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent wi-fi connection too
various options to make coffee was helpful as well as fully equipped kitchen
beds were super comfy and hot water was amazing
comfortable cottage for our family stay in derby
the coffee machine bath and super comfortable beds were appreciated after a day of cycling and walking
clean & well presented
clean warm and comfortable
wonderful clean house great communication great spot
a quaint and clean historical cottage
house was super clean warm and cosy
hosts stu and jo were great
the host was easy to contact and great to deal with
thanks to the host for thinking so much for kids
great hosts and very functional house especially for mtb'rs
short walk to the local pub and great host and neighbors
fantastic location close to trails
the location is private and quiet yet easy walking distance to the centre of town
the location is great close to town but quiet and peaceful
derby base is a lovely house in a great location
the house location was an easy ride to the trailhead and bike storage convienent
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4. Avalon Blue (from USD 124)

Avalon Blue sleeps six and sits conveniently in the centre of all services available in Derby. The cottage is constantly renovated and upgraded to suit the needs of guests, adding onto the already wide range of amenities with new utilities such as a Blu-Ray player and an indoor fireplace that is a perfect hangout spot for guests during winter. Take a few minutes to walk to local pubs and eateries, or you could simply eat-in with a box of pizza while you enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery outside the window. If you are interested in biking activities, the host would be more than happy to prepare the necessary equipment and even a dedicated space to keep your bicycles safe, just to ensure that your staying experience here in Derby Tasmania is nothing but gratifying.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
249 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
building is rustic beds and furnishings comfortable
tv fridge washing machine ect ect are all modern & of high quality & the wifi is excellent
lovely sheltered deck for lazy breakfasts bbq large table and close to kitchen
great kitchen if you want to cook and awesome shower pressure to blast those sore muscles
we loved the wood heater and comfy beds and the kids loved the generous dvd collection
the linens were clean and fresh
great clean and no fuss accomodation
easy communication clean amenities excellent bike storage & workshop 5 clean and warm beds
old house but very clean with everything you could possibly need
all 3 bedrooms are comfy simple but clean & the whole house oozes history from yesteryear
host was very responsive
mitchell is the best host
great host quick responses to questions we had
house is lovely mitchell was a great host
mitchell was a very helpful host and the accommodation has great setting for mountain bikers
great location for derby trails
the location was fantastic
good spot close to everything
perfect location in derby for a weekend away mtbing
perfect location - close to town and most importantly very close to the pub
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5. Fred's Place in the heart of Derby (from USD 163)

Fred’s place is located in the heart of Derby Tasmania, a stone’s throw away from the mountain bike trails. The 3-bedroom house can accommodate up to 6 guests, with no extra charges for cleaning or additional services. Basic amenities such linen and towels will be provided for you and you will be pampered with a fully stocked pantry as well. Feel free to explore town, where you will find a great cafe to hang out in with your loved ones during your stay here.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
150 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved having a coffee machine and good kitchen knives
great wifi i wasn't expecting that
wood heater makes super cosy & warm house quickly
very comfortable a well-stocked pantry and lots of nice amenities
nice and warm thanks to wood heater in the living room (and radiators in each bed room)
clean and tidy place
very clean and lots of space
clean neat & well priced
very clean and smooth simple check-in/out
the friendly touches like trail notes and pantry supplies the clean bathroom and comfortable space were much appreciated
quick responses from host and easy check-in process
owners were extremely helpful and prompt with all of our questions
steve was an excellent host with super quick responses
awesome accommodation with an incredibly friendly host
we enjoyed reading about the host of the house
it is super close to the trails and centrally located
great location for the mountain biking enthusiast
great location close to food and trail head
awesome location and proximity to the trails and pump track
right in town it's close to everything and really easy to come and go
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6. The Postmasters Lodge (from USD 216)

The elegant Postmasters Lodge has undergone renovation recently and has been refurbished into a beautiful house for rent. Located on the main street of Derby Tasmania, the Postmasters Lodge offers 3 bedrooms, a living room, a bathroom with shower, a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a dining room. On top of the basic amenities, the lodge also provides you with a bike storage space and barbecue facilities, all free for your usage. Walk along the street to access to local cafes, restaurants, stores, and pubs, where you can spend some time hanging out in with your friends and family while enjoying the local atmosphere all at the same time.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
118 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved having breakfast along the second floor bar and admiring the view
house was very comfortable and had lovely space and views
the lounge and tv room was especially comfortable and cosy
very comfortable beds and lots of room
the place is clean neat and tidy
clean and stylishly decorated
so clean and comfy with everything you need
good place in town very clean and comfortable
the postmasters lodge was fantastic super clean and decorated beautifully
shannon and grant were outstanding hosts
grant was a perfect host
the host was also lovely helpful but also not visible a prefect stay
grant was a friendly responsive host and we appreciated the late checkout on friday
grant and luise are fantastic hosts
perfect location close to everything
great location in centre of derby close to trail head
great central location and beautiful house
amazing location for mtb trails
awesome place close to everything
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7. The Derby Gravity Shack (from USD 127)

The Derby Gravity Shack is a newly renovated house located in a strategic hillside position with an amazing panoramic view. The house is perfect for adventure seekers who would love a chance to explore the beautiful nature of Derby Tasmania. The highlight of this house is the deck, which allows you to spend your leisure time enjoying the scenery with a good meal or simply just with a cup of coffee or tea. If you require catering services, all you need to do is contact the host and he would be more than happy to arrange one for you.

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
202 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic views very nice house that was extremely comfortable
the views from the main room across the valley are beautiful
fire pit and outdoor shower were great with awesome views across
it is very neat and tidy with a good kitchen bbq tv and lounge area and fantastic deck
beds were super comfortable and had lovely linen
very comfortable and clean with everything you could need
house was clean and had plenty of room for the 6 of us
clean quiet central and relaxing
accomodation bathrooms and living areas were super clean and more than comfortable for a group of 6
the house was clean with well equipped kitchen and laundry
cristina was a fantastic host
cristina is a great host very helpful
cristina was a great host and very accommodating
cristina was super accomodating and helpful
cristina was very friendly and very helpful
fantastic location right in the middle of derby
great location and door lock
great location very well appointed and ideal for a mtb holiday
perfect location and ammenties for a mtb trip
gravity shack is the perfect getaway in an ideal location for mtb'ers
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8. Strategically located cottage (from USD 115)

This cottage is strategically located on the main street of Derby Tasmania, where you only need to walk for 3 to 5 minutes to reach the local cafes and pubs. Featuring 3 bedrooms, the house can sleep up to 7 guests in the bedrooms, and 2 other guests in the lounge. Take an hour-long drive to access popular golf courses and the Mt. William National Park. Don’t forget to grab the opportunity to take a sip of wine from the vineyards while you are there!

Derby, Tasmania, Australia
87 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 7 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfy shower was great kitchen was well equipped wood heater was relaxing
the house had the beds made up and nice warm heat lamps in the bathroom
also the fireplace was well stocked with wood and made for a really comfortable atmosphere on cooler nights
great bathroom and kitchen
the bathroom and kitchen have been renovated nicely
could use a good clean and general maintenance
the beds are incredibly comfortable and the place was clean and simple
the bathroom looks new & very clean
the house is very basic but clean and tidy with a refurbished bathroom
joachim's place was clean beds were comfy bathroom newly renovated and kitchen had all the essentials
joachim is a great host
joachim was a great host to deal with and everything was very easy
fantastic location - close to everything
great location smack bang in the middle of derby
great location and well equipped
great place in an excellant location
hard to imagine a better location
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9. Renison Cottage

The modern Renison Cottage is located in a quiet district in Derby Tasmania, sitting on top of a hillside that provides travelers with an astounding view of the surrounding nature. The cabin features 2 bedrooms, a kitchen, a bathroom, and a living room. You are free to use the microwave as well as the rest of the utensils in the kitchen for cooking purposes. You can spend a peaceful time enjoying the sunset or sunrise on the deck too!

15 reviews  
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests

10. Derbyshire Manor

Derbyshire Manor is a warm place that connects you with the local neighborhood, allowing you to experience the authentic art and culture right from the moment you set foot into the house. Restaurants, cafes, and stores surround the manor. Follow the trail out of the manor and you will be led into the Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails, where you could walk or ride along the path, appreciating the green nature around you at the same time. If you would like to experience the recreational activity in town, all you need to do is contact the host and a yogi would be arranged and you can hence enjoy your time with a soothing yoga session in the yoga centre located just right beside the manor. On top of that, in the manor itself, you will also find a wide range of amenities, all free for you to enjoy, inclusive of five functional fireplaces, a wide-screen TV, a spa bath, a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a wonderful garden to spend your free time in.

117 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
furnishings are both authentic and comfortable with lots of historical touches
wifi is working well and the large garden is well trimmed
wonderful old world ambience with plenty of rooms beds and a great kitchen
beds were comfortable and the space was cosy
house had great character amazing spa bath very comfortable beds fantastic breakfast on the veranda
place was clean and tidy with some really nice features
the kitchen and the bathroom are very clean
the house was a bit old but very spacious and clean
comfortable and clean in a good location
daniel was the perfect host
daniel is a great host
daniel was great host
daniel was a great host throughout the stay made us feel very welcome
daniel is a lovely host who is very concerned about his guests without being intrusive
great location for any derby trails
large house in a great central location in derby
nice and close to the bike trails
nice large place very close to trailhead
great place to stay close to everything in town
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A historical stay in Derby Tasmania

Travelers to Derby will find themselves not only enjoying the green environment, but also getting the chance to appreciate the local histories and cultures all at the same time. If you are one to enjoy a lifestyle away from the urban noise, Derby is definitely one place you must drop by. This list of Airbnb vacation rentals might just be what you need to help you make your accommodation decision!

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