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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queensland, Australia - Updated 2020

Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queensland, Australia - Updated 2020
Melanie
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To say that Queensland is filled with tourist attractions is an understatement. With just about every kind of sight and terrain possible, there is surely something here to appeal to any and every tourist, no matter what their interest. At the top of the list of attractions in the area is the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef across the globe and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you prefer being closer to shore, you can explore the Whitehaven Beach, which has been consistently ranked as one of the best beaches in the world.

Those who love greenery can head on over to the Daintree Rainforest, the oldest of its kind in the world. Animal lovers, meanwhile, can drop by the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, where they can have close encounters with Australia’s local fauna. What are you waiting for? Book one of these Airbnb vacation rentals now and grab the opportunity to see these marvels for yourself!

1. Noosa treetop eco retreat (from USD 101)

This accommodation can actually serve as a tourist attraction on its own, thanks to its unique architecture. The room for rent, which can fit up to two people, overlooks the national park. Its unique architecture makes guests feel as though they’re one with nature. There is a dedicated bathroom for private use and shared access to the kitchenette, yoga room, and the deck.

The host offers wellness packages to complete their guests’ stay at Sunrise Beach, including a relaxing, in-house massage, a guided tour through the national park, surfing lessons, paddleboard rentals, and yoga classes.

Noosa Tree Top Eco Retreat
Sunrise Beach, Queensland, Australia
577 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Walk backwards when coming down the stairs from the bed, much easier!
The bed is super comfy and we had great sleep ins!
The view from bed was stunning, the bed was incredibly comfy to we didn't want to leave!
Cleanliness:
Exceptionally clean and loved the private deck for chilling in the evenings.
Great hosts and lovely clean treehouse and such a comfortable bed.
Host:
Amy and Andrew were really welcoming.
Amy and Andrew are very welcoming people.
You can tell they have put a lot of thought and love into it.
Location:
If you even need somewhere to relax and reset.... THIS IS THE PLACE!
It’s a place to relax, enjoy and recharge.
Good place to relax and unwind.
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2. Private room in Brisbane CBD with views of the skyline (from USD 51)

This room for rent, which comes with an ensuite bathroom and is good for two people, gives guests a great view of Brisbane. Besides this space, there is also shared access to the kitchen and the laundry facilities. Guests can also make use of the swimming pool, hot tub, and the gym, during their stay.

Attractions, such as the West End, Kangaroo Point, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, and Suncorp Stadium are all within walking distance from here, while other Brisbane destinations are accessible by public transport. Bus and train stations are just a short walk away from this location, as well as a number of shops, restaurants, and bars.

Brisbane CBD: Horizon Sky View Room
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
465 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the room was wonderful
The room is as mentioned in the description
Great view from the room
And the room have an amazing night view of Brisbane
The views from bedroom and living room are amazing
Cleanliness:
The location can't be beat
and we were pleasantly surprised
Location and facilities were good
(check out CityCycles and then bike the river to South Beach )
However it wasn't as clean as I expected it to be
Host:
the host was awesome and helpful
amazing Alixander was very responsive and a very gracious host
Such a wonderful host Good communication and very accommodating
He was also very accommodating with storing our luggage since we landed really early in the morning
He meet us personally to check us in and orientate us his apartment
Location:
Just one of my best stays
It's about 2 mins to walk from the central station and not more than 10 mins away from the city centre
It does get really windy up there
Alex's house is very good located
Great location; easily accessible to many places of interest
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3. Broken Head Bodhi Treehouse (from USD 99)

This treehouse, which is recommended for couples, is essentially a wooden cabin with a modern twist. The furnishings in the house are made from eco-friendly and recycled materials. The provided linens and towels have been washed using environmentally-friendly detergent. It also comes with an outdoor kitchen and spa bath, as well as two balconies.

There is no WiFi on site, which is actually a plus, as guests can truly enjoy the breathtaking views of the forest and the beach, right from the treehouse.

Broken Head Bodhi Treehouse
Coopers Shoot, New South Wales, Australia
544 reviews
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is open to the outside
The photos do not do it justice
the the property is 100% maintained
The amenities are similar to camping style with the bathroom being external to the bedroom requiring walking down external stairs to a lower level
beautiful treehouse with everything you need to disconnect from the outside world
Cleanliness:
Beautiful gardens and views over the ocean
every morning Treehouse was kept in immaculate condition and surroundings were spot on
The treehouse was beautiful and our stay was very relaxing
Communication was timely and treehouse was spotless
Host:
Susan was a great host
Accommodating and very thoughtful host
the host is one of the most generous and giving people
The design was spectacular and the hosts were so helpful and respectful
The couple are very welcoming and respond quickly
Location:
Such a beautiful place just to relax and get away Surrounded by rainforest and only a 10 minute drive from Byron
Great views of nature and a cultivated garden Perfect for a get-a-way from the hasles of life and technology
Just note it is very secluded
Very peaceful and tranquil place to stay Perfect to unwind
Great location with a short drive into town Loved the sunrises from bed
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4. Cabin right next to a rainforest (from USD 45)

Located on a cattle farm, right next to a World Heritage-listed rainforest in Cambridge Plateau, this cabin is a great place to stay, for those who want to get away from it all, especially with its magnificent views of Theresa Creek Valley. Those who want to get disconnected from the world temporarily will appreciate the fact that this property is completely off the grid, powered by solar panels.

The water comes from a nearby spring, while a wood heater keeps the space from getting chilly during the cooler months. The bathroom and kitchen are both separate but accessible from the cabin. Nature trails are just a short walk away from here.

Nearest neighbour is World Heritage
Cambridge Plateau, New South Wales, Australia
457 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view is breath taking and the cottage
The cabin is cosy and comfortable with everything you need
The pictures dont do the views justice
your bed made in a cosy little room
The view is absolutely stunning and the cosy outdoor kitchen and the cabin are fantastic
Cleanliness:
The place was spotlessly clean and
Gorgeous place I plan to keep coming back to over and over
Host:
Lovely host very helpful
An absolute slice of heaven
any food you take make sure is sealed
Vanessa was a superhost as well very quick with communication and made everything very easy Will be back
She had breakfast location tips always happy to answer any qs etc Beautiful accommodation with an even better view
Location:
Vanessa's place is beautiful Waking up to a cabin surrounded by wallabies was a big highlight
Everything is perfect and way beyond expectations
We were so looking forward to this little get away and
Total Peace and Ultimate Seclusion Amazing views that you will never forget Cosy and warm cottage
The best place in the world
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5. A chilled mid-century studio (from USD 113)

Chill and unwind in a mid-century studio that is nestled in a semi-rural location that provides a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. In the morning before you enjoy your breakfast, take some time to admire the beautiful garden surrounded by natural bush land. At night before you go to sleep, the best thing to do would be toasting some marshmallows by the fire pit or grilling yourself some barbecued meats. Sleep like a baby on an ultra comfortable bed.

Chilled Mid-Century Studio in Peaceful Semi-Rural Location
Ilkley, Queensland, Australia
103 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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6. Two-bedroom bungalow in Bungalow (from USD 61)

Located in Bungalow, a suburb of Cairns, this studio unit can accommodate up to three people. While small, the property is equipped with the essentials, including air conditioning and WiFi. The washing machine is free for use, although a small fee needs to be paid for the dryer. The bathroom is in the other bungalow. Guests are free to relax by and use the swimming pool, as well as the barbecue grill.

A bungalow in Bungalow (QLD)
Bungalow, Queensland, Australia
342 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the in room claw foot tub
Be aware that the living space is one large area
but that was not unexpected The amenities provided were amazing
but there was fresh paint and tasteful furniture inside
Breakfast was provided - eggs and bread and jam in the fridge
Cleanliness:
who was lovely and both Priscilla and Joe
The bungalow in Bungalow was paradise
Host:
Really great hosts very friendly and helpful
Priscilla was a very friendly host - she responded quickly to any questions that we had
Priscilla was super nice and accommodating everything about the bungalow
The design made things more intimate
Do yourself a favour and book now Joe the caretaker also fantastic and caring
Location:
Beautiful space amazing value guys
A hidden paradise in Cairns Beautiful location and incredible hospitality
A short drive or Uber will get u to most activities if u r into outdoor adventures
it has everything you need for a short stay A little bit far out of the centre however an easy walk or a 5 minute Uber
It was within close driving of downtown Cairns
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7. Rustic hinterland retreat (from USD 51)

This two-bedroom, rustic home lies secluded amidst the trees, in the foothills of the Blackall Range. A firepit is just outside the home, to cozy up to on cool nights. Able to accommodate up to four guests, the property is furnished with the essentials, including a kitchen.

Guests should note that the guesthouse runs on rainwater. There is no filtration system installed in the house as of yet, so it might be a good idea for those with sensitive stomachs to bring their own drinking water. Pre-packaged frozen meals can be availed of, for an additional fee.

Rustic Hinterland Retreat
Diamond Valley, Queensland, Australia
456 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We didn't need to switch on the fans provided at all (4 night stay).
The beds in particular are so warm and comfortable.
Five stars a ten out of ten.
Cleanliness:
Very clean with everything you need.
Very peaceful and clean.
Spotlessly clean, a very functional kitchen with enough pots and pans etc to prepare and cook a meal from scratch.
Host:
Just what we were looking for.
definitely going to recommend the place to others!
Have been here twice now and enjoyed it both times.
Location:
Second time staying at this place
This place is perfect.
A great place to stay.
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8. Hibiscus Resort (from USD 54)

This studio for rent, which is good for three people, is situated in the Hibiscus Resort, a Port Douglas destination with a tropical theme. Guests will find themselves surrounded by lush greenery and they also have access to two swimming pools, with corresponding lounges. The rental, which features a balcony, comes equipped with air conditioning, fans, a kitchenette, and cable TV.

Coin-operated laundry facilities are within the resort itself, as well as a day spa. Parking is available, on-site. Do note that the rental is up two flights of stairs in a building with no elevators.

30 Hibiscus Resort-Relaxed+Central!
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
329 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the car park is tight
Well appointed room and space with comfortable bed and nice amenities
Such a wonderful apartment and space
The flat had everything that we needed for a comfortable stay
It was everything we needed and would use it again
Cleanliness:
Very clean well decorated and comfortable apartment
Amazing place which was clean and welcoming
the apartment was as described and very clean and well presented
Everything clean and in working order
The unit was very quiet comfortable and clean
Host:
Peter gave us wonderful local tips & recommendations to help plan our holiday
His communication is flawless & gives great advice
Great host and proactive communications
Peter was a great host responding quickly providing all necessary information
Peter was a great communicator and gave excellent recommendations
Location:
The location is fantastic within easy walking distance to Macrossan st
It is very well located just a few minutes to all the restaurants and shops and 10 minutes to the beach
A lovely space in the perfect location Walking distance to the beach shops and restaurants
The apartment itself is excellent in a quiet area but close enough to walk to the Main Street Pool area
It's a great location in Port Douglas
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9. Country retreat (from USD 91)

This studio is a great option for those who are looking for a holiday retreat, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located in the countryside of Cooroy, this apartment lies right beside a creek. Instead of the buzzing of cars, you will instead hear the chirping of birds and the gentle flow of water while you’re here.

The rental, which can house up to two people, comes furnished with a kitchen, satellite TV, a DVD player, a barbecue grill, and WiFi. Do note that owing to its location, this property is only recommended for those who are traveling by car.

Country Creek Retreat
Cooroy, Queensland, Australia
340 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The place was just as the pictures and description state
Has all the amenities and was easy enough to find
Fire place was cosy and the bed was super comfy
Look out the window and spend time with each other
Great place to have the relaxing holiday
Cleanliness:
Spacious clean and great atmosphere and location
The cottage is clean well designed and spacious
Host:
awesome environment and Amos is a very friendly and helpful host
Host is friendly and swift in replies
Amos was easy to communicate with and a great host
Amos is a fantastic host as well
Amos and Louise are wonderful hosts
Location:
A beautiful property in a naturally serene location which makes for a perfect getaway
Could not get better of both world
whilst still being close to shops and nice restaurants
Great space in a great location
The area is great to explore
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10. A luxurious villa with the stunning views of the hinterland (from USD 162)

The best vacation is one that is enjoyed with your loved ones. That is why you need to book this luxurious villa, so you can bring some of the most important people in your life to enjoy the trip with you. Providing six beds and one bathroom, the villa is ideal for up to ten people. If you want to bring horses and dogs, you are welcome to do so.

Relax in the hot tub or gather around the open fireplace in the evening. Take a relaxing dip in the swimming pool for a fresh start in the morning. Other facilities that you can enjoy include a fully equipped kitchen and free wireless internet access.

Luxury Gold Coast Hinterland Villa
Mount Nathan, Queensland, Australia
244 reviews
Entire villa 6 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

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11. Modern and perfectly-positioned apartment (from USD 65)

Centrally located in Brisbane, this apartment puts guests within walking distance to attractions and establishments, such as the Queen Street Mall, Fortitude Valley, Central Station, and a number of cafes, restaurants, and bars, as well as public transportation. Able to accommodate up to four people, this property comes with modern furnishings and has a home theater system, a fully-equipped kitchen, high-speed internet, and two balconies, all of which are available for guests’ use.

Free parking is also available, on-site, and tenants are also welcome to make use of the heated pool, the spa, and the gym in the building.

Homely Stylish & Spacious in the Heart of the City
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
284 reviews
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing space, really makes you feel at home
everything we needed was provided
the apartment itself is terrific with two outdoor balconies, lots of room and a great kitchen
you wouldn't want to leave the place at all
excellent spaces with outstanding amenities and thoughtful touches
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
centrally located and great for kids
close to restaurants, shops, public transport and attractions! well decorated, clean and spacious! apartment came with everything we needed to make our stay comfortable
andy's place was exactly as described, actually, scrap that - it was better! right from the get-go, the communication, the check in and check out procedures and everything in between was seamless
it was clean and we always felt welcome
Host:
the host andy is very responsive with any questions
super attentive hosts
host is friendly and accommodating
he always responded immediately and gave us many good tips where to go and what to do in brisbane
excellent location, host was very helpful
Location:
great location, just a short walk to all brisbane attractions
free bus service just outside unit
central, convenient location
checking in and out is easy and the location is walking distance to the central shopping area
awesome location, walking distance to the transit centre and even closer to central station
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12. Crystal Creek Treehouse

Crystal Creek Treehouse, which can house up to three people, is a great choice for those who want to stay close to nature. Providing guests with great views of Crystal Creek, this rustic cabin comes equipped with a gas stove, a refrigerator, and cooking gear. An indoor fireplace can be used to help keep guests warm during cooler days.

CRYSTAL CREEK TREEHOUSE
205 reviews
Treehouse 2 Beds 3 Guests

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13. A comfortable accommodation in a former rustic chapel

This former chapel has been renovated into a comfortable accommodation for couples and families. Take a leisure stroll along the manicured gardens before you start your day for an outdoor adventure. Sit on a love swing by the pond and marvel at the spectacular sunset right in front of your eyes. Spend a romantic night snuggling in front of a wood fire. Indulge in a relaxing soak in the vintage tub in the bathroom. Do all of these activities sound tempting and magical enough? Book this accommodation right away then.

Visit Local Wineries from a Magical Rustic Chapel
Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia
37 reviews
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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Accommodation of all kinds

The Airbnb rentals on this list prove that there are as many varied accommodation options as there are attractions in Queensland. Whatever sights you may want to see in the Sunshine State, whatever you may be looking for in terms of lodgings, you are sure to find a place on Airbnb that’s just right for you.

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