Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia - Updated 2022

airbnb Sydney Surry Hills, Australia

An eastern suburb of Sydney, the Surry Hills neighbourhood that was once home to Sydney’s rag trade, has converted itself into an eclectic neighbourhood filled with swanky apartments and some of Sydney’s best food and drink options. The streets are lined with jacaranda trees, upscale boutiques and vintage stores, terrace houses and a wide range of eateries offering any and every cuisine from around the world. The famous Bourke Street Bakery and the Belvoir Street Theatre are definitely not to be missed. Check out some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, to spend your vacation amidst the vibe of this delightful neighbourhood.

1. Stylish Surry Hills terrace house (from USD 94)

A stylish and modern terrace house with a private balcony and a courtyard, this place is only a short walk to the heart of Sydney city, Bourke, and Crown and Oxford Street. The rental is also right across the road from the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground, is a short walk to Hyde Park and Centennial Park, and fifteen minutes from the world famous Bondi Beach. The house has a queen-sized bed, internet access, cable television, a well-appointed kitchen and the outdoors have a courtyard and barbecue. Ample parking space is available on-premises and bikes can also be made available on request for the guests.

Plan City Adventures from a Surry Hills Balcony
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
586 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony adds a bit of a touch to the comfortable abode
stylish apartment in surry hills and bron was an awesome host
all toiletries were provided in a nice private bathroom which we really loved it
you met all our expectations for a great and comfortable stay
the room itself was warm cozy and dry - with a comfy bed and great private bathroom
it was very clean and comfortable
everything was super clean
house was clean
the room is very clean
the room and toilet were clean as shown in their photographs
bron is a very nice host
bron was an amazing host and her home is amazing
she was so friendly and had great recommendations for local spots to check out
she went out of her way to be accommodating and helpful
she was the perfect host and i can't wait to stay again
it is centrally located and in walking distance of most attractions in sydney
also the bus station to the city is very close as well
location is really good
beautiful room in a great location
last but not least location is excellent
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2. Studio in heart of Potts Point (from USD 87)

A 34 square meter (10.5 square feet) studio in a 1937 building overlooking the high street, this flat is on the first floor of the building and is spacious with plenty of natural light. The bedroom houses a double bed and a fold-out single bed with a walk-in wardrobe, a large bathroom, a fully-equipped kitchen and a spacious living area. Right below the flat, there is a patisserie and a Thai takeaway joint. This Surry Hills accommodation apartment is perfectly located in Potts Point and is surrounded by restaurants, bars and takeaways. It is opposite the weekend farmers market and is less than a five-minute walk to the station.

Studio in heart of Potts Point
Potts Point, New South Wales, Australia
309 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the weather was quite warm but the fan worked perfectly well
the pull-out sofa bed was great
good tv and wi-fi
the bathroom is functional but with a few improvements it would be perfect
the amenities were clean comfortable and well cared for
a clean cosy and great space for a sydney holiday
the place was clean nicely furnished and had a warm cozy feel to it
the room is clean and tidy with artistic feeling
the place is clean and cozy for the three of us just like the pictures
the apartment was spotless and perfect for the week we would highly recommend staying here
lovely place very communicative host
ariana was a lovely host
ariana is a great host
ariana was a friendly and helpful host
ariana was superb great host
super comfy and inviting location close to everything
the location of this studio is superb close to king cross station and 3 supermarkets
great location near kings cross station bus stop just at door step
great city place with convenient shop/transportation
ariana's house location is good just a few minutes from train station and bus stops
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3. Bright private room close to the city

If you’re looking for cheap accommodations in Surry Hills, consider this modern and stylish private room in a terrace house in Redfern. The bedroom has a double bed, a large window and plenty of cupboard space. A small desk can also be provided in the bedroom on request. The newly renovated and luxurious bathroom is shared with the owner. The kitchen is well stocked with all that you will need when cooking. The outdoor deck is great to just soak in the beautiful views of the city or to enjoy your morning tea or coffee. It also has a barbecue. The property has laundry and Wi-Fi facilities. There are plenty of cafes and restaurants on the same street and the city centre is just a twenty-minute walk or ten-minute bus ride away. There is a fully-equipped gym five minutes away and an outdoor swimming pool seven minutes away.

Bright Private Room Close to the City
Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
372 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room has lots of natural light and lots of cupboard space
good coffee shops and a nice apartment
there were great amenities including the kitchen washer and dryer
airy bright lofty/good vibes room
in terms of utilities the bed is extremely comfortable and the bath tub was a bonus
mel's place was clean and comfortable
guest room was very clean spacios and quiet
the room is clean and comfortable
beautiful house very clean and well organised
mel’s place was wonderful super clean and modern
nice & patient host
excellent host and home
great hospitality from the host
gorgeous home with a wonderful host
friendly host and spaceous room
great location in the funky heart of redfern
great location & comfortable bed
the location was perfect - in a pleasant neighbourhood close to the city
wonderful house close to public transportation and quiet neighbourhood
the location is perfect for exploring the city
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4. Huge master bedroom in central Sydney

Are you looking for a room to rent in Surry Hills? Situated right behind the famous Oxford Street, this is a bright and sunny east-facing double bedroom with a kitchen and desk space in a historical three-bedroom English terrace house. The kitchen has all the necessary appliances, cookware and glassware, the lounge area has a large 32-inch flat-screen television, over 200 DVD’s, a Playstation and a sound system. The property is also Wi-Fi enabled. There are three supermarkets within a five-minute walk from the rental and a number of cafe’s and restaurants on Oxford and Crown Street which are only steps away. Buses to Bondi Beach are available every 3-5 minutes.

Huge Master Bedroom Central Sydney!
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
239 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was spacious - the wifi was really fast and efficient
plenty of entertainment options and great kitchen amenities
the house has a lovely living room with bunches of books and dvds and a very nice sofa
the room was centrally based in sydney and very easy and inexpensive to uber to from the city
the room was perfect for working and also a good nights rest
great place clean and tidy
the bed was really clean as the sheets were changed on my arrival
the house is nice and clean
it's also very neat and has clean fresh beds
everything else was very clean and so i was surprised
nathan was a great host
nathan is a wonderful host
nathan was a friendly and helpful host
a great host very kind and willing to help
nathan was the perfect host who made sure that i was comfortable during my stay
the location is great really close to central and public transportation
nice location and great price
handy location and good value
great location - easy to access and close to shops/restaurants
super convenient location being very close to circular quay area and a bus away to bondi beach
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5. Cute terrace house in Surry Hills

This terrace house has a comfortable queen-sized bed, a combined lounge and dining area, a gallery-style kitchen and a great courtyard with an alfresco dining arrangement. Additional sleeping arrangements can be made in the living area with the sofa bed. Paid parking is available off-premises. The location makes it possible to walk almost everywhere - Bourke, Crown and Oxford Street, Sydney’s CBD, Hyde Park and the Central Station. The world famous Bondi Beach is also just a short bus ride away.

Cute Terrace in Surry Hills!
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
91 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no fan allowed on during night even when super hot
the room was nice and the bed comfortable - provided all i wanted
it was so clean and comfortable
room was clean and just as described
the room was clean and tidy
the house is really nice clean and confortable
joanne's place is very clean and tidy
joanne was an amazing host
joanne was a good host
joanne is a super friendly host who makes you feel at home
joanne is a great host
joanne is a lovely host
the location was great
great location and really helpful
the location was great too so close to restaurants bus stops and the train station
location is very near to many eateries and just a nice short walk to the bus stations
the place was perfectly located just an easy walk to central station which gave us access to everything
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6. Darlinghurst studio: Sky Oasis

A beautiful studio with the old world charm in Darlinghurst on the fifth floor of a 1920’s heritage art deco, this place houses a double bed, a fully-functional kitchen and a living room. The kitchen and bathroom both have stunning original tiles. Free internet is available and coin-operated laundry facilities are available. The studio does not have air conditioning since it is on the top floor and has a wonderful cross breeze. The roof-top offers a fantastic view of the Harbour Bridge and the Domain Park. The place is within an easy walking distance of the CBD, the harbour and Oxford Street. There are many buses and trains within a close walking distance from the studio. The street has a 99% walking score so you can easily walk to Sydney’s biggest attractions.

Darlinghurst Studio: Sky Oasis - with new lift
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
359 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an occasional groan from the ancient lift just embellished how exquisitely original the apartment is
the studio itself exuded charm and character and had all the amenities needed to make our stay comfortable
walking in felt serene; jazz music playing with natural light coming into a predominantly white studio apartment
the apartment had tons of light and was very clean
it’s spacious perfectly decorated clean has a super comfortable bed beautiful sunrise views
it's clean and has real character
the place itself was very clean and relaxing
the apartment is very clean and pretty
really thoughtful touches and very clean
it was clean and stylish the kitchen was well equipped
i certainly recommend her as a host
angelique was the perfect host
angelique answered really fast and was a great host
the host is very nice to communicate with
angelique was hospitable quick in her responses and had a great list of recommendations too
close to the train station and major attractions
it's location is great; you can walk to king's cross station within minutes
convenient location an easy walk from kings cross station even worth a suitcase
great location for exploring as it is close to public transport and a decent walk to the cbd
authentic place in best location
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7. Welcome to our special place "The Darlings"

A bright and beautiful one-bedroom apartment in Darlinghurst with stunning views of the city skyline, this property houses a luxuriously appointed queen-sized bed, large ensuite bathroom and well-stocked kitchen along with a brightly done-up living area. For indoor entertainment, there is a television and DVD player, a music system, unlimited Wi-Fi access and a book collection. The common rooftop deck area with a barbecue, common lounge, pool area and surrounding garden offers breathtaking views of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

Welcome to our special place "The Darlings"
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
181 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
roof top deck and views from the apartment are splendid
the apartment itself is as described well equipped with great views
the apartment itself is a great size with a killer view comfy bed and great shower
bed was comfy bathroom was nice and had an exceptional view
though not used we were impressed with kitchen stock including first breakfast
the place is spotless clean spacious fully equipped and very cosy
the apartment has a great energy and is very clean and comfortable
the building is very clean and secure and we enjoyed the rooftop pool
great location clean with lots of thoughtful extras
mal and sharon were excellent hosts
sharon and mal were the best hosts we had
sharon and mal were great hosts very accommodating with any requests
sharon was extremely responsive and helpful
and the reply from host was quite helpful and considerable
location great easy walking distance to shopping restuarants and the metro
convenient location and a safe secure building
location is fantastic steps away from train station and other bus stops
location is great walk to everything
great place - very central near a tube station and big grocery stores
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8. Mansion Block Chic

This is a private room in a two-bedroom London-style mansion block with a shared bathroom and living area encompassing the kitchen, lounge and laundry space. The lounge includes a small Juliet balcony accessed through french doors which overlooks lush deciduous trees.
With the famous Oxford Street, Kings Cross, Central Business District, Circular Quay, Hyde Park, Sydney Opera House in close proximity, this makes for a convenient location for your vacation.

Mansion Block Chic
Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
158 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stanley street has several cafes and great places to eat breakfast
the room is nicely organized and the bed is super comfortable
the room is very quiet small but super comfy
the apartment is fine and reid is a gracious host providing hotel like shampoo etc in the lavatory
the bed was comfortable and the neighbor hood was quiet for getting a good night of sleep
very clean fantastic shower
beautiful and clean airy apartment
flat is super clean and modern
the bathroom is very clean
the place is so clean and very stylish
reid was a wonderful host
reid is such a great host
reid is a super host
reid was the perfect host
he is a good host and i would recommend his as a host
great location to explore city
best location to explore sydney
the location is perfect
reid's appartement location is just perfect
what a great location in an amazing city
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9. The Designer's Den: spacious one-bedroom flat

This is a modern and chic one-bedroom Airbnb in Sydney’s Surry Hills. Nestled in a heritage-listed terrace house in a quiet neighbourhood, this is close to everything you will require. There are lots of cafes, restaurants and quirky shops nearby and there is easy access to the Central Station which offers good transport links to anywhere you want to get to. The bedroom is spacious and stylishly done-up. The kitchen houses a cooktop, a microwave, a refrigerator, a coffee machine and the basics. The listing also has a small courtyard which is being made into a herb garden. The property is Wi-Fi enabled and the television has Netflix so you can kick back and relax on the leather loungers watching your favourite shows after a day of sightseeing. Additionally, it also houses a number of second-hand books which could add to your indoor entertainment options.

Savour Minimal, Designer Style in a Heritage-listed Terrace
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
273 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was good and plenty of interior lighting throughout
comfy amenities hot shower lovely linen on the bed
very comfortable mattress
the apartment is in a great location and has all amenities you could need
i was in sydney for work and had a few very comfortable nights at noa’s place
great position clean and well appointed
very nice comfortable and clean apartment
it was perfectly clean and had a very comfortable bed
very clean and enjoyed my stay here couldn’t recommend enough
nice clean rugs on the wood floor - did my morning yoga on those
noa was an excellent host and communicative
noa and keren are great hosts
the hospitality was amazing great hosts that help me out with all my questions and needs
noa was a great host with a fantastic property
very accommodating hosts thanks
location - very close to central station and in a lovely neighbourhood
great location in surry hills close to great restaurants and public transportation
easy walk to central station and great food
excellent location comfortable stylish pad
great location to all things in sydney
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10. Sydney city and harbour at the door

Stay with one among Australia’s top hosts and Sydney’s #1 reviewed hosts in this beautiful three-level property with amazing views of the Sydney Harbour, White Bay, Glebe Island. The place is only a short walk to the centre of Pyrmont and all that Sydney has to offer. It is also right next door to Darling Harbour and Chinatown. The private bedroom has a queen-sized bed and the bathroom is shared. Breakfast is included and there are countless food options nearby for you to explore as well, regardless of what your taste or budget is. At the home, you can enjoy watching beautiful sunsets and water views while lounging on the outdoor deck. The stairs are steep so the place is not recommended for people with lots of luggage, mobility issues or children. Paid parking is available off-premies and public transport is available at just a short distance. You can catch the bus from just outside the door every and go into the city centre, Paddington and all the way to Bondi Beach and North Bondi. The train station is also a fifteen-minute walk from the rental.

Sydney City & Harbour at the door
Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
526 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views from the back deck & well stocked breakfast kitchen
breakfast and good coffee a very welcome touch
the room is comfortable with heater available
we were welcome to use their kitchen and wifi in their home
i found my stay must comfortable and the stuart's generously offered themselves with complete sincerity and warmth
the house is clean
the room was clean well appointed and very comfortable
beautiful clean home in an excellent cozy neighborhood
the room was as described; very clean comfortable quiet and private
the room was very comfortable and clean
super hosts are super hosts
the host was very kind and thoughtful
vinh and stuart were amazing hosts
stuart and vinh are lovely gracious hosts
vinh and stuart were great hosts
the location was the best
this house is amazing near train station bus stop
very good location in a quiet neighbourhood
drama free place in central sydney
brilliant location and a beautiful home
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The delight that Surry Hills is!

Once the hotbed of crime, Surry Hills has truly gentrified itself and become one among the most happening suburbs of Sydney with its terrace houses turned into New-York-style apartments and its food-enclave character besides the upscale and quirky shops.

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