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Best Sydney vacation rentals

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Cockatoo Island - Sydney - Building
Cockatoo Island
8.6 Very good
Free Wi-Fi
Regents Court Apartments Sydney - Sydney - Building
Regents Court Apartments Sydney
7.8 Good
Potts Point$125+
Free Wi-Fi
Kula Mascot
7.8 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Coco S Abode
5.3 Fair
Surry Hills$120+
Free Wi-Fi

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Adge Hotel and Residences - Sydney - Living room
Adge Hotel and Residences
8.6 Very good
Surry Hills$139+
Free Wi-Fi

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When to book a vacation rental in Sydney

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Top tips for finding Sydney vacation rental deals

  • If you are not familiar with the transport system in the city and you have a flight to catch, then you should look for Sydney holiday rentals that provide you with a free shuttle service to Sydney Airport (SYD). For example, East Mirvac Building with Convenient Living offers a complimentary pick-up and drop-off service and is about a 16min drive away from the terminal.
  • It is a good idea to stay near some kids’ entertainment if you are travelling with children. For instance, Sydney Harbour View Apartment is about an 8min drive from Taronga Zoo, where your family will be entertained for hours on end.
  • If you want to play golf whilst you are on holiday, then you should look for Sydney holiday rentals that are close to The Royal Sydney Golf Club. For instance, it only takes approximately 5min by car to reach this course if you stay at accommodation such as The Double Bay Executive Apartment.
  • When you want to go for a swim whilst you are in Sydney, then you should look for accommodation close to the famous Bondi Beach. You could, for example, stay at Apartment Bondi Heaven, which is only a stone’s throw away from the golden sand.
  • A great way to start the day is with a hearty breakfast, so looking for Sydney holiday rentals that include a free breakfast is a great idea. For example, you could opt for Luxe Executive Suite, which provides its guests with free food each morning. It is also located about 30min by metro away from popular tourist sights such as Sydney Opera House.
  • Pet friendly, elevator, and kitchen/kitchenette are the most popular vacation rental property amenities in Sydney
  • Vacation rentals in Sydney are around 26% more expensive than hotels on average. Search here to compare prices for all accommodation types in Sydney.
  • The best vacation rental properties in Sydney are Sydney Cosmopolitan Cbd Apartment (9.6, 158 reviews), The Folly (9.6, 42), and Frangipani (9.4, 32), based on ratings and reviews from real travelers.
  • Surry Hills is the neighborhood in Sydney with the most affordable vacation rental properties (175 properties with an average price of $143 per night). Adge Hotel and Residences, Coco S Abode, and Studio Surry Hills, Excellent Location are the most popular rental properties in Surry Hills.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap vacation rental in Sydney, you should consider visiting during the low season. The cheapest vacation homes in Sydney can be found in April and September.
  • The cheapest night for renting a vacation home in Sydney is Monday. In contrast, the most expensive is Friday.
  • Book your Sydney vacation rental at least 15 days before your stay begins to get the best price.
  • Vacation rentals are a popular choice for both long and short-term stays. KAYAK users usually book their vacation rental in Sydney for 5 days.
  • The cheapest Sydney vacation rental found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $81, while the most expensive was $123.

FAQs when booking a vacation home in Sydney

  • How much is a vacation rental for a week in Sydney?

    The average price for a weekly Sydney vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is $1,685.

  • How much is a vacation rental for a month in Sydney?

    The average price for a monthly Sydney vacation rental found by KAYAK users in the last 2 weeks is $7,221.

  • What types of vacation rentals are available in Sydney?

    There are loads of different property types that you can make your vacation home in Sydney. You’ll find apartments, lodges, condos, campgrounds, holiday parks, cottages, villas, houses and homestays.

  • What are some of the most-loved vacation rentals available in Sydney?

    There are many types of properties available for Sydney vacation rentals. If you’re looking for something special, vacation rentals most loved by KAYAK users are Glenferrie Lodge and Springfield Lodge.

  • Are there any pet-friendly vacation rentals in Sydney?

    There are a number of dog and pet-friendly Sydney vacation rentals, with around 7% allowing you to bring your pet along with you.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Sydney?

    KAYAK users have found vacation rentals in Sydney for as cheap as $112 in the last 3 days. The average price is $241.

  • How much is a vacation rental in Sydney for tonight?

    In the last 72 hours, users have found Sydney vacation rentals for tonight for as low as $68. Search here for similar prices

  • What are the most popular Sydney neighborhoods to book a vacation rental in?

    Vacation rentals in Sydney CBD, Surry Hills and Darlinghurst have the most searches on KAYAK. For more information about Sydney's different neighborhoods, check out our Sydney's City Guide.

  • How can I find vacation rentals near me in Sydney?

    Take a look at our vacation rentals map to find the best vacation rental homes near you.

  • What’s an example of a holiday rental in Sydney that has a swimming pool?

    You can enjoy the comfort of a swimming pool at many Sydney holiday rentals. For example, Oaks Sydney Hyde Park Suites provide a rooftop pool for its guests to use. It is also only around a 30min metro journey to Tamarama Beach, should you want to swap the pool for the sea at any point.

  • Where can I cook for myself in Sydney holiday rentals?

    If you are looking to save money on your trip, you should look for Sydney holiday rentals that have self-catering options. For example, Metro Apartments on King Street has an oven, stovetop and microwave for you to cook up a storm. Should you need to get ingredients, there is also a supermarket about a 4min walk away.

  • Which of the holiday rentals in Sydney have parking?

    For those that have driven to Sydney or who are hiring a car during their trip, it is a good idea to look for a holiday rental that has parking included. For example, Darling Harbour Apartment has free garage parking, so you can rest assured your vehicle is safe. It is also approximately a 20min walk away from popular locations such as St Mary’s Cathedral, so you won’t have to go far to get to the action.

  • What holiday rental in Sydney is suitable if you need to work?

    When you need to work whilst you are in Sydney, you need a holiday rental which is suitable for working. For example, Napoleon on Kent provides you with wi-fi access throughout the accommodation plus a desk workspace. It’s also well located, being around a 17min walk from Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, so you can stretch your legs.

Where to stay in Sydney?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Sydney by showing you the exact location of each vacation rental.

Landmarks in Sydney