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Vacation rentals in Sydney

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Sydney

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Rental unit in Chippendale
Modern self contained studio min walk to the city
If you are looking for a convenient, comfortable, clean place to call home during your Sydney stay, then look no further. This private studio has been fully fitted out to suit both short and long stays. It has its own private kitchen, bathroom, balcony as well as air con and Smart TV. Close to transport and surrounded by great cafes and restaurants. All the spaces you see on the pictures are of a private studio which is accessible via a main stairwell.
Rental unit in Chippendale
Self contained studio with private courtyard
This lovely self contained studio features kitchenette, bathroom and courtyard and it has been fitted out with all you need for a comfortable stay just minutes walk to the city, with transport, shopping, cafes, restaurants and galleries all around you. All the spaces you see on the pictures are your private spaces.
Private room in Surry Hills
Huge Queen Room in City Centre with Home Cinema!
Huge Queen Size Bedroom in Spacious $3 Million Victorian Terrace House located in the Absolute City Centre. Just a 4 minute walk to Central Station and Museum Station. 3 Minute Walk to Chinatown. 15 Minute walk to the Famous Opera House and Cicular Quay. Ideal for Sightseeing and Business Trips.

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Stay near Sydney's top sights

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Sea Life Sydney Aquarium233 locals recommend
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The Rook14 locals recommend
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Hyde Park374 locals recommend
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Sydney Fish Market400 locals recommend
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BridgeClimb Sydney203 locals recommend
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Sydney Harbour Bridge985 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Sydney

Private room in Forest Lodge
Double Bed in Large Victorian Home
Rental unit in King's Cross
Beautiful studio in historic building Potts Point.
Rental unit in Macquarie Park
Brand new 1-bedroom apartment plus office and pool
Private room in Forest Lodge
Large King Sized Bedroom
Condo in Waverley
Cool pad on Bronte main street
Guesthouse in Rosebery
Private guest house. Breakfast inc.
Private room in Mascot
Close to Airport and CBD with Secure Parking
Rental unit in Chinatown
1 bedroom apartment in the heat of the action.
Rental unit in Paddington
Stylish centrally located studio in Paddington
Private room in Surry Hills
Enormous Master Bedroom, Absolute Sydney Centre!!
Rental unit in Surry Hills
Large 2 Floors New York Loft Apartment in Sydney
Rental unit in Centennial Park
Cosy Little Nest for Monthly Stays

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.

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 to book an apartment for rent, 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.

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