Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals Near Sydney Manly, Australia - Updated 2021

airbnb Sydney Manly, Australia
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Urban sophistication juxtaposed with carefree beach life makes Manly an interesting place to visit, whether for a long vacation or for a day trip. The scenic coastal walks, gorgeous beaches and stunning snorkeling spots are sure to leave you reluctant to leave and that’s not all the beautiful suburb has to offer - make sure to check out the delectable variety of cuisine that Manly has on offer and do some shopping on the Corso. The best time to visit Manly is during the summer, between December and February, as the beaches are in their best form then.

To get to Manly, you need to take a ferry from Circular Quay across the majestic Sydney Harbour. And plenty of amazing Manly holiday rentals to suit every budget are available on Airbnb. Check out this list of the top 11 Airbnbs near Sydney Manly, Australia.

1. Chic, sun-filled Bondi penthouse (from USD 117)

This is a modern and stylish studio apartment on the top floor for two people in the heart of Bondi, a 30-minute drive from Manly. The place is one minute to the main street and four minutes to the beach and is surrounded by great cafes, bars, restaurants and convenience stores. There is a great coffee shop located right downstairs, too. The penthouse features designer furniture, a spacious, northwest facing balcony, a luxurious bedroom with a queen-sized bed and a well-equipped kitchen with all the required paraphernalia.

Wi-Fi, a TV, washing machine and laundry facilities are available to guests. Paid parking is available off the premises. This is a non-smoking property and is not suitable for parties, events or pets. Luggage drop-off, in case of early arrival, and long-term stays exceeding 28 days are allowed.

Sunny Bondi Penthouse - close to everything!
Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia
338 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning is effective and nice and quiet running too
the apartment is very nice with a modern style daylight bathroom and an awesome balcony
the comfortable balcony is a really handy feature too and a nice place to chill
apartment was good - big balcony and al of it nicely decorated
this is a lovely and very pleasant apartment and the advertising photos do it full justice
Cleanliness:
apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment was nice and clean and the communication with steve super easy
clean and well used space
the place is clean and comfortable
steve’s apartment was amazing so stylish and clean
Host:
the parking tip provided by host was very helpful
bathroom is bigger than it looks too he was a great host (always quick and helpful responses)
steve was a great host he 100% went above and beyond to make sure we were taken care of
communication with the host was also easy and timely
would recommend this property and steve as a host
Location:
great location - very close to everything
great location with a bus stop right outside and a central shopping area around the corner
great spot close to bondi
amazing location close and central to everything you need in bondi
great secure apartment in a great location
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2. Luxurious, waterfront apartment (from USD 307)

This is a water-facing apartment in a vibrant neighborhood with two double bedrooms. The property overlooks the beautiful Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House. Offering you the most spectacular views, the best part of your stay will be spent on the balcony. A large and modern kitchen is available for guests and there is also Wi-Fi and cable TV.

There is free parking available on the street. The property does not allow smoking, pets or parties. It is located three minutes away from the Ferry Wharf and five minutes from the train station.

Luxury waterfront & amazing views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
511 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views and apartment great value
a comfortable apartment with all the necessary amenities
awesome apartment with an unbelievable view
apartment was as promoted with spectacular views of harbour bridge and opera house
fantastic position amazing view and really comfortable beds
Cleanliness:
the apartment is very clean & quiet
apartment very clean and alastair communicated well with me
apartment was very clean and in perfect condition
very clean apartment with amazing views
the place was very beautiful and clean my family and i just booked again :)
Host:
excellent host and amazing place
on top of that the host was very helpful to make sure our stay was simply superb
the place was amazing and the host was very helpful
host needs to understand that airbnb doesn’t work like this
great thoughtful and communicative host
Location:
the location is wonderful
what a great location
amazing location very spacious and stylish apartment
this is the perfect place to spend a night in sydney great location and everything you need
but the apartment was in a brilliant location
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3. The Beach Pad - Bondi Beach (from USD 154)

Wake up to views of Bondi Beach, one of the top beaches in Sydney for a sunny weekend, at this elegantly-decorated beach pad, right across from the water. It’s done-up in white with two bedrooms housing queen-sized beds and French-style furniture. The place is suitable for your family getaway and is close to all amenities and the main city while providing you with a much-needed, quiet atmosphere to relax on your vacation.

The kitchen is well appointed with necessary equipment, cookware, silverware and the basics, if you would prefer cooking for yourself. If not, it is right above an amazing cafe and Japanese restaurant. The entertainment corner has a smart TV and a DVD player but the property is not Wi-Fi enabled. Smoking, pets and events are not allowed at the property.

THE BEACH PAD @ BONDI BEACH
Bondi Beach, New South Wales, Australia
307 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i don't think there's ac but a fan was provided in every room
we stayed in january and an air conditioner would have been great
would have been nice to have tea and coffee or a pod machine for breakfast drinks
the apartment is nicely furnished bright and airy with many amenities you will need
great apartment with awesome view of bondi beach
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
very clean all the things you need are there
a great apartment in a wonderful spot very clean and lovely to stay at
place was cozy and clean
a clean modern apartment right on the beach front
Host:
hosts easy to communicate with
host are communicative and happy to help which is nice
harry & veronica are great hosts very quick to respond to any questions
harry and veronica were also very helpful
contact/communication with the hosts was easy and they were quick to respond to questions/requests during the stay
Location:
great location within walking distance to most things
great location and nice apartment
fantastic location
perfect location for easy beach access
great apartment and fantastic location with everything within walking distance
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4. Two bedroom flat near Manly with ocean views (from USD 108)

This tastefully done-up getaway, located on Sydney’s northern beaches, allows you to soak in the beauty of Sydney while taking a swim in the solar-heated pool, have a barbecue night or enjoy your evenings in the indoor games room. It houses a king-sized bed, a double sofa bed and an ensuite with a shower. The kitchenette has all the basic equipment and also most breakfast staples. The extensive, 1000 title plus DVD and Blu-Ray collection will not let your indoor evenings be dull. High-speed Wi-Fi is also available, along with cable TV. Access to the gym, games room, BBQ, basketball hoop and off-street parking is shared.

The owners live in the main house and are available to assist you with their local knowledge. The owners have three dogs but they can be locked away on request, to give you full access to the outdoor areas. The property does not allow smoking. Guests can even spot whales and dolphins at the right time of year. The property is only a 10-minute walk to Collaroy Beach, a 15-minute walk to the Long Reef Golf Club and a short stroll away from a number of local restaurants and cafes.

2 Room Flat- Near Manly,Ocean Views
Collaroy Plateau, New South Wales, Australia
192 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds including sleeping sofa were comfortable
there was also free wifi and access to movies
we also love the color and style of the decor in the room
the accommodation is good with cupboards stocked an amazing pool made perfect with the view and easily accessible
oh and the view from the pool is total paradise
Cleanliness:
clean and roomy
the apartment is clean and everything you need
place was clean and tidy with nice modern decor
it is very clean and is furnished like a hotel
lovely clean place excellent hosts beautiful area
Host:
truly great host :) thanks
tonya is a great host
tonya is a great host
super helpful with quick responses
tonya is a friendly and accommodative host
Location:
location was so good
good size good location comfy
great quiet location especially for activities north of sydney
location was amazing 5 minutes drive to the beach
close to a lovely fairly quiet beach
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5. A little oasis at Manly Beach (from USD 135)

One of the best Manly Beach apartments, this Airbnb is a mere 40 meters (130 feet) from the beach. It is a sunny, cozy, self-contained one-bedroom apartment in a small block of units that is perfectly positioned to take advantage of all that Manly has on offer. It is only a five-minute walk to cafes, restaurants, supermarkets, the bus station and ferry wharf.

The place has a full kitchen, a television and DVD player, a small outdoor area and a sunny, shared garden. Access to a shared laundry facility with a coin-operated washing machine is also available. While the kitchen is well equipped with all you may need, breakfast is provided to guests. There is no Wi-Fi in the apartment but there are plenty of free Wi-Fi hotspots in Manly. Free, on-street parking is available.

A little oasis at Manly Beach, NSW.
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
177 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's no wifi but many cafes around the corner that provide free internet
judy is a wonderfully generous host not just with the apartment furnishings but with the breakfast supplies
the only drawback to this apartment is that there is no wifi but other than that it's fantastic
good heating facilities (winter stay) keep the apartment warm and comfortable
comfy bed and couch; fully equipped kitchen; stylish and clean; and a wonderful helpful host
Cleanliness:
very clean and bright
clean convenient and well stocked with extras
the flat is amazingly clean and accurately described
perfectly clean and with really kind touches
also nice and clean
Host:
judy was a great host
judy is an amazing host ultra quick responses to any questions and very accommodating
great value friendly host and very helpful
judy was an outstanding host
judy was a wonderful host and couldn’t do enough to assist us
Location:
amazing location only a matter of minutes to the beach main shopping strip and restaurants
lovely place in a great location within a very close walking distance to manly beach
perfect location for a visit to manly
judy's apartment is in a perfect location walking distance everywhere
the location of this apartment is amazing literally 1 minute walk to the famous manly beach
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6. A place very close to paradise (from USD 70)

Stay at this stylish holiday accommodation in Manly, NSW that is just a minute’s walk to Manly Beach and Shelly Beach, which are some of the best beautiful beaches in Sydney. This apartment is situated on Bower Street, also known as ‘Millionaires Row’. The apartment is spacious and filled with natural light, while the large balcony overlooks the water, offering you a panoramic view of Sydney. The accommodation is accessed via a private security code. The well-appointed kitchen comes to your rescue, if you’d prefer cooking up some culinary masterpieces instead of sampling the scrumptious food available in Manly. The bathroom and toilet are shared between all the housemates.

Cable TV, free Wi-Fi and books are available for entertainment purposes and the open living room has plenty of lounging options for you to curl up with a good book or enjoy your favorite show. It is a two-minute walk to shops, bars, clubs, restaurants and the Corso, in the heart of Manly. A bike can be made available on request, for an additional fee. A BBQ grill is also available. Luggage drop-off, in case of early arrival, and long-term stays exceeding 28 days are allowed. This place is not suitable for children under 12 years of age, pets or parties and it is a strictly non-smoking property.

A PLACE, VERY CLOSE TO PARADISE!
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
61 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with a breathtaking balcony view
big kitchen great views and 2 minutes from the beach
excellent place if you’re looking for a room with a view in manly then this is the one
the apartment has a great view and is very close to the manly beach
the wifi was great and the whole arrival/departure process super easy
Cleanliness:
clean home comfy bed
it was clean and organized
the apartment is kept very clean safe and tidy
the flat is definitely super clean and well organised with a lot of privacy
quiet clean convenient and a lovely host
Host:
very welcoming host and very thoughtful
he was friendly and helpful throughout my stay
stephan himself is a lovely host and will make you feel at ease and confortable
anne & stephan are really nice hosts and really nice people :-)
the host stephan was very warm and kind
Location:
the location is brilliant
the location is amazing 5 min walk to the beach
the location is excellent so close to the beach and walkable to all the action
perfectly located apartment super close to the beach and surf city (all in walking distance within 5 min)
very central location in manly and great a access too smelly beach
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7. Beautifully furnished apartment with pool access (from USD 85)

Stay close to all the famous sights and attractions of Manly by booking this beautifully furnished apartment. The bright and airy studio has a comfy queen-size bed, a cozy seating and dining area, a full and modern bathroom, and a contemporary kitchen. Guests staying at this studio also have access to a large communal pool of the apartment complex. Manly Wharf is just a 10-minute walk away from this property.

Little Gem in Manly's Eastern Hill
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
143 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the fan was also made the room perfectly comfortable
the apartment has big windows that open up to lovely greenery high enough up to be totally private
we were there during 25 degree weather and the fan was adequate
we had a fantastic stay at tami's apartment
well appointed stylish apartment easy walking distance to the ferries and the beaches
Cleanliness:
great clean space with everything you need
the apartment is clean and fresh
the space was spotless the bed was very comfortable and the towels were plush
lovely space very clean and comfortable
a clean and comfortable bedsit in lovely manly
Host:
tami is a great host
our host tami was wonderful and responded promptly to any questions we had
and tami is so lovely—a wonderful host
amazing place and superb host
great host and a fantastic little gem
Location:
good location for manly
the location is perfect and close to everything
great location and lovely studio
fantastic location and so comfy
great place close to beaches and manly city life
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8. Water-view apartment in Kirribilli

This is a well-appointed apartment for four in Kirribilli, just a stroll from the harbor and equipped with all modern amenities and items of convenience, making it the perfect pied-a-terre in Sydney. Prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning views of the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Opera House from the living room. The one-bedroom accommodation can house two people in the main bedroom and two on a fold-out double bed in the living room. For entertainment purposes, there is a flat-screen TV, DVD player and unlimited Wi-Fi access. The kitchen has all cookware, silverware and facilities, including a gas stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator and cooking basics.

Parking is available on the street on a paid basis, it is, however, recommended that guests use public transport. The building has security with an intercom. The beautiful apartment is only a five-minute walk to local cafes, restaurants and Kirribilli Ferry Wharf. No smoking, pets or parties are allowed on the premises.

Kirribilli water views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
311 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Entire home with an Opera House view

This is a recently-renovated, spacious apartment, offering guests an enchanting view of yachts and ferries sailing in front of the Sydney Opera House, along with a full, panoramic view of the harbor. The property can house up to four guests at a time and, while it has just one bedroom with a queen-sized bed, extended sleeping facilities are provided by the convertible sofa in the living room.

Guests have access to a well-stocked kitchen, sunroom, lounge, dining area and a bathroom with laundry facilities. The property is Wi-Fi enabled. Smoking, pets and parties are strictly forbidden on the premises. Also, the accommodation is not suitable for infants. There is a great selection of restaurants and cafes, all of which are just a short walk away. Guests will be located just a couple of houses away from the residence of Australia’s Prime Minister, at Kirribilli House. The start of the Harbor Bridge is a 10-minute walk from the apartment and it will take around 20 minutes to cross it.

Entire Home with Opera House views
Kirribilli, New South Wales, Australia
331 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Luxury yacht Europa in Sydney Harbor

Prepare to be enchanted while you stay on a private yacht in front of the most beautiful harbor in the world, taking in the mesmerizing view of the Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House. This yacht has been listed as Airbnb’s number one place to stay anywhere in Sydney and is also rated as one of the top three most amazing places to stay in Australia, by the Sydney Herald. There’s no boating license or boating experience required, as a skipper will drive the yacht. Overnight, the boat will be moored in a sheltered bay, next to Taronga Zoo, which gives you a view of the Opera House and the Harbor Bridge. It will also be surrounded by a national park which is safe to swim to, or, alternatively, it can be moored to Elizabeth Bay.

The three bedrooms onboard are done up with the most luxurious linens, the kitchen has a two-burner cooktop and oven, a small fridge with plenty of wine glasses, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans. Cooking basics, like salt, pepper, tea, coffee and fresh milk and a welcome bowl of snacks, will also be provided. The two bathrooms have hot showers and electric toilets. The saloon has a Bose stereo system and a DVD player, with a stack of DVDs to choose from. The deck has a huge awning to keep you cool and an outdoor dining area.

Luxury Yacht on Sydney Harbour
296 reviews
Boat 3 Beds 6 Guests

11. Private, self-contained studio

Away from the crowds, yet only 10 minutes away from the bustle of Manly, this studio makes for the perfect holiday space. The self-contained property gives you a quiet and relaxing atmosphere, packed with all amenities and a great yard, too. Additionally, you could go swimming in the luxury pool, set up the barbecue on the deck, take a walk to the nearby beaches a few minutes away or play with the owner’s dog, Wilson, who shares the yard space. The room, though attached to the main house, is very private and has a separate entrance. The owners are readily available to address any questions or concerns, as well as provide recommendations regarding local attractions and dining. The property is Wi-Fi enabled, has a TV, fully-equipped kitchen, washing machine and laundry facilities. On-street parking is available.

Luggage dropoff is allowed, in case of an early arrival. Long-term stays exceeding 28 days are also allowed. Smoking is allowed only outdoors and no parties or events are allowed at the property. The property is currently unsuitable for children because of the pool being directly accessible, posing a safety issue. The property is located 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) northeast of Sydney’s Central Business District and is only a 10-minute drive from beautiful local beaches, like the popular Dee Why Beach, and is a leisurely 15-minute walk to the local coffee shops and some nearby restaurants.

Quiet and Private Guest Suite a Short Drive to Manly Beach
Allambie Heights, New South Wales, Australia
345 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Don't miss out!

Whether you’re looking for a penthouse or apartments for rent in Manly, NSW, Airbnb has plenty of options for you. Make sure you check out these accommodations because what fun would a beach vacation be without waking up to the sound of the waves and a view of the stunning waterfront, every single morning!

Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnbs near Sydney Manly, Australia

1. Which Airbnb in Manly is good for families?

Very few Airbnbs in Manly are good for families. If you are traveling to Manly in Sydney with children, then the best family-friendly Airbnb for you would be this little oasis at Manly Beach.

2. Which is the best Airbnb on the beach in Manly?

Not many Airbnbs are on the beach in Manly. But if you are keen on staying at a property that is on the beach, then your best option would be this place very close to paradise that is less than a minute’s walk from both Manly and Shelly beaches.

3. Which is the best Airbnb with a pool in Manly?

Only some Airbnbs in Manly have a pool. But if it is important for you to book a property that provides access to one, then consider staying at this beautifully furnished apartment with pool access.

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Mehak is a young student from India majoring in Finance. Travelling is something that has always fascinated her, she intends to solo travel the world. She enjoys reading about anything and...Read more

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