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Bright Urban Studio with Private Courtyard
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Entire rental unit · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Bright Urban Studio with Private CourtyardEmbrace the tranquility of this tastefully appointed apartment. The flat features an open-plan layout, earth tones, contrasting textures and patterns throughout, splashes of colour, and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors leading outside.
Agave — Eclectic Beach Cabin for a Relaxed Getaway.
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Entire guesthouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Agave — Eclectic Beach Cabin for a Relaxed Getaway.Escape to our quiet and comfortable beach themed cabin privately hidden away from the street overlooking our established garden. Our cabin features an open-plan layout, covered patio plus a separate adjoining bathroom and laundry. Whilst we have no full kitchen a microwave, kettle, coffee machine, bar fridge and toaster are on hand if required. The perfect space to spend a night or a few enjoying Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Leafy garden chalet in InnerWest with water views
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Entire guesthouse · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath
Leafy garden chalet in InnerWest with water viewsCharming Inner West self-contained garden chalet in Glebe, close to Sydney CBD overlooking Blackwattle Bay. Cul-de-sac off Glebe Pt Rd with cafes, bookshops and all amenities including Broadway Shopping Centre and cinemas. 10 min walk thru park to TramSheds & lightrail to fish markets, the casino & Lyric Theatre, Darling Harbour, Paddy’s Markets & Central. Sydney Uni and UTS close by. Friendly neighbours, parrots, possum, kookaburras in leafy small backyard. Friendly dog, owner in house onsite.

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Popular amenities for Sydney vacation rentals

  • Kitchen
  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free parking on premises
  • Air conditioning

Other great vacation rentals in Sydney

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  2. Darlington
Studio "Dos", the place you want to stay!
$59 per night
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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Balgowlah
Harbour Hideaway by the waters edge and near Manly
$104 per night
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  1. Entire residential home
  2. Darlinghurst
A slice of history in the heart of Darlo
$132 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Bondi Beach
Hideaway Haven To Break Lockdown Blues
$69 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. McMahons Point
SYDNEY HARBOUR VIEWS, COMFORTABLE LIVING
$157 per night
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  1. Entire guesthouse
  2. Paddington
NEWLY BUILT PADDINGTON STUDIO
$72 per night
  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Erskineville
Stylish 1-bedroom in Erskineville
$71 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Bondi Beach
LA BOHEME STUDIO IN THE ♥️ OF BONDI BEACH ⛱️
$96 per night
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  1. Entire rental unit
  2. Surry Hills
Secret Courtyard Studio Apartment near Central Station
$75 per night
  1. Entire loft
  2. Ultimo
Cozy loft-style studioCentral,Broadway,Darling hbr
$72 per night
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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Balmain
Self contained studio close to Sydney harbour
$71 per night
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  1. Entire guest suite
  2. Erskineville
Heart Brick Corner- cafes, music & colour.
$78 per night

Your guide to Sydney

Welcome to Sydney

Booming Sydney, the biggest and oldest city in Australia, is a stunning, sprawling metropolis. The global city is a buzzing economic, cultural, and culinary hub with architecture mixing classical, Gothic, and modern styles. Visitors to this storied port are welcomed visually by two iconic landmarks: the grand Sydney Opera House, with its high-flying sails that jut into the sky, set against the dramatic arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Beyond its urban appeal, Sydney is networked with expansive parks, gardens, and hiking trails. Pack a beach bag and follow the crowds to beautiful Bondi Beach, where Sydneysiders (as locals are called) stroll on the sand and surf the deep blue waters year round. This is a place where urban sophistication and casual fun coexist naturally: You may even find yourself at a five-star restaurant with a bit of beach sand on your heel.


How do I get around Sydney?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) is the major airport serving the city, located less than 20 minutes’ drive from downtown. Once on the ground, there are options for public transportation, shuttles, taxis, rideshares, and rental cars to get you where you need to go. You don’t need a car to get around the city, though. Sydney has a comprehensive public bus, light rail, train, and ferry network that will take you all over town. Buy an Opal Card at the airport or in convenience stores, supermarkets, and other locations throughout the city to ride all four transit options.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Sydney?

Thanks to Sydney’s waterfront locale, it experiences fairly mild temperatures year round. Summers (December through February) are sunny and warm. Expect crowds during this time, especially on the beaches. Summer is also high time for festivals. The Sydney Festival, a citywide arts celebration, takes place in January. New Year’s Eve’s epic fireworks celebration above the Sydney Opera House draws throngs of onlookers, and is followed by the city’s premier music event, Field Day Music Festival, the next day. Temperatures and crowds dip in fall, and winter brings the city’s coolest temperatures and rain. Spring may be the perfect shoulder month, as the temperatures rise while humidity remains low.


What are the top things to do in Sydney?

Royal Botanic Garden

Established in 1816, this waterfront park is home to native and global flora. Wander the Australian Rainforest Garden to see rare palm trees, ferns, and orchids or explore the Calyx, a grand glass complex with a massive living wall. The garden is also home to the city’s largest colony of flying foxes — large, googly-eyed bats who fly around the park dining on fruit.

Art Gallery of NSW

One of Australia’s finest art collections is housed in a 19th-century building designed to resemble a classical temple of art. There are rich assemblages of Aboriginal and contemporary art alongside paintings by European masters. The gallery hosts exciting traveling exhibitions throughout the year, as well as talks and performances. Best of all, admission to the gallery and most of its exhibitions is free.

Cockatoo Island

Explore Australia’s complicated history as a penal colony at this UNESCO World Heritage site, accessible via a short ferry ride. Those sentenced endured harsh conditions on the island, which began operating as a prison in 1839. Later, it was an important naval and shipping dock. Today Cockatoo Island is a historical site that’s also been reimagined as an arts destination, with three distinct events venues; it hosted the Biennale of Sydney in 2020.