City Garden Apt - Best Location!

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Pitt Street, Redfern, NSW 2016, Australia

The Space

This two-room apartment is located smack bang in central Sydney, and is the perfect base for exploring the city either by foot, or public transport!

Even with such close proximately to the city and CBD, our neighbourhood is remarkably relaxed!

The apartment is nestled in between the uber-cool Surry Hills and Redfern, on charming tree-lined Pitt Street (close to the intersection of Cleveland Street, and Prince Alfred Park). Here you’re within convenient walking distance of some of Sydney’s best restaurants, bars and cafes, as well as numerous small art galleries and exhibition spaces in neighbouring Chippendale.

Walk to Sydney City (CBD) in approx. 15-25 minutes, or even all the way to the Opera House in about 45 minutes if you are keen!

Public transport is also close by, with Sydney's main station, 'Central Station' approximately 5 minutes walk through Prince Alfred Park. Trains, buses and metro-lightrail all depart from here, so you will be able to get around Sydney with no hassles! (There is also a train to both the international and domestic airports that stops at Central).

The apartment itself is located on the ground floor of a security building.

It features a tranquil (private) courtyard garden, a balcony that overlooks a second front garden, and is surrounded by three lovely parks.

There are two light and bright bedrooms, each with a queen-sized bed, and the lounge can be converted into a double bed if needed. We also have a queen-sized, and a single bed sized self-inflating blow up mattress.

We can provide a cot and high chair if needed. If you would like to use these items, please let us know, and also include the infant as one guest.

Features Include:

Two bedrooms (each with queen sized bed)
Cot and high chair available upon request
Fresh linen and towels
Two bathrooms (soap and toilet paper provided)
Laundry with washer and dryer (laundry detergent supplied). There is also an undercover clothesline for drying clothes in our private courtyard.
Iron and Ironing board
Hairdryer
Wardrobe and drawers / shelves for guest storage
Television with DVD player
Free wifi internet
Reverse cycle air conditioning
Gas heating
Modern kitchen with dishwasher, gas stove, oven, fridge, microwave etc.
Private back garden courtyard
Gas BBQ in back courtyard
Private, secure car space in lock-up garage (if required)
Selection of Sydney guidebooks
Record player with selection of old & new records
Selection of books to read
Pantry basics: tea, coffee, condiments

We have set up our apartment so that its a comfortable, homely space to be in - you should find everything your need to live comfortably.

Check-in / Check-out:

Regular check-in is 2pm, and regular check-out is 10am.

If you are arriving early however, or would like to stay a bit later, please let us know. We are flexible where possible and will try our best to accommodate you, schedules permitting. (Note: In the event of back-to-back bookings we have to adhere to the regular checkin/checkout times to give our cleaner enough time to service the apartment for you).

When you make your reservation we will also send you a booklet we have compiled that features all of our favourite restaurants, cafes, bars and galleries in the area. We are happy to share our local knowledge with you - please ask us if you have any questions! :)

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Extra people: $14 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $335
Cleaning Fee: $125
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Ben and Marielle's apartment is great! It is very comfortable for 4-5 people, and it was clean and neat when we arrived. Special thanks to both of them for waiting for us when our flight got terribly delayed. They had been very nice hosts and made us feel welcomed on our first day.

    There's a underground garage which was very useful for our rental car. With the car, it was easy to explore the city. On days that we did not drive, the metro is only 5-10min walk away through the park and there's also a bus stop on the next street.

    It is convenient to get to anywhere from their apartment. Theres a nearby supermarket where we did our groceries and nice little cafes for our morning bites. Further down the street, there's pizza and lebanese restaurant for dinner too.

    Through our stay, Marielle even wrote us emails to make sure we were doing okay and recommended places that we could visit.

    I'd highly recommend Ben and Marielle's apartment!

    February 2014
  • Perfect location, lovely apartment, Marielle was very friendly, flexible and gave us heaps of tips. We definitely recommend to stay at Ben and Marielle's place, great choice!

    February 2014
  • Lovely apartment in a great neighbourhood. Both hosts were very helpful whatever we enquired and replied promptly. Recommended

    February 2014
  • Marielle is a nice hostess and uncomplicated! The apartement is clean, spacious for 4 persons and also near to the central station. It is very well suited to stay a couple of days in Sydney! Thank you very much!

    February 2014
  • Marielle is a friendly host. The apartment was clean and the beds are comfortable. Loads of good books and the central location with parking is convenient.
    All in all, a recommendable stay!

    February 2014
  • Was a great base to explore Sydney. Marielle and Ben were really friendly and helpful. Would certainly recommend.

    January 2014
  • We had an amazing time in Ben and Marielle's place. I think the apt is perfectly located to experience the city as well as the suburbs. Right down the street there are great coffee shops and restaurants, we always started our day off with breakfast at one of the cafes which are just a five minute walk down the road. The apartment was so convenient we had a grill, laundry machines a dishwasher, a kitchen and internet, so much better than staying at a hotel or hostel! A nice park and a pool are right across the street and the neighborhood has a quiet, homey feel, we felt like one of the locals instead of being packed in with other tourists. I highly recommend doing business with Ben and Marielle, easy to communicate with, totally honest and very helpful, I would do it again in a heartbeat!

    January 2014
  • What a great apartment. We loved the area, close enough to central Sydney and loads of great cafe's. The children also loved being so close to the swimming pool in the park. The apartment itself was perfect. Well equipped, comfortable and convenient. Thank you for a great stay!

    December 2013
  • We loved our stay at Ben and Marielle's. They were great to communicate with. It was lovely to be met by Max. We felt at home immediately. It was such a great space and very clean. Great location especially for public transport. We would highly recommend staying at Ben and Marielle's.

    December 2013
  • Back in Holland now and we really miss this beautiful spot in Sydney. We stayed in Ben and Marielle's apartment for three nights with our two daughters (6 and 8) and we found it very difficult to leave. Close to parks, swimming pool and Central Station, in less than 10 minutes you're in the city center! For your breakfast and coffee/tea: go to the cafe next door, perfect! The apartment itself is clean, spacious and has a personal touch. It felt like home :). Thanx Marielle (hope you enjoyed your travel to Europe!)

    December 2013
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We first tried Airbnb as guests and it was great - staying in apartments allowed us to experience places more like locals would. Not only did we explore off the beaten path neighbourhoods with recommendations from our hosts, but we also got to meet some nice people. It's a good way to travel! Now we use Airbnb to rent our own apartment in Sydney. Meeting and getting to know different people from all over the world has been an amazing experience! Its also nice to be able to positively impact someones trip, and help them discover and enjoy your city. We love Redfern and Sydney and are happy to share our local knowledge of this great city with you too - from cafes, restaurants, bars and attractions, to best picnic spot or favourite beach. If you have any questions, please ask! :) ...We are also planning a trip to Europe in December / January and are booking our accommodation on Airbnb.
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