Sydney is not short on views, whether it be its built up skyline, the Sydney Harbour, or one of the many breathtaking beaches and coves. Air Bnb offers an easy way for us to travel, often being available in places that hotels are not, below is my list of the top Air Bnbs in Sydney with a view that is sure to blow you away.
Harbour view condo
This beautiful one bedroom apartment is a great place for couples to enjoy the best of Sydney with one of the world’s most recognisable views. the Harbour bridge and Opera House make a great backdrop to any event whether it be a simple breakfast or a romantic proposal.
The condo is barely a minute’s walk to Cremorne Point and Harbour Park which is listed as one of the city’s best picnic locations. Guests have easy access to the ferry station which is just one stop from Circular Quay, Sydney’s central point.
This spacious, modern apartment is simple but comes with everything you could need, including a fully equipped kitchen with a Nespresso machine, super fast WiFi, toiletries, and a smart TV with Netflix. The living room offers a sofa bed for those travelling in groups of 3 or 4.
Prices start at $200 AUD per night (£100)
Manly Beach Views
You don’t go to Sydney without going to the beach. This beautiful self contained apartment overlooks the iconic Manly Beach and is just a 2 minute walk to the shore and also within walking distance from many cafes, pubs, restaurants and shops. The apartment boasts free parking which is a rarity in the majority of city stays, as well as WiFi, a smart TV, kitchen basics, linen and comfortable furniture.
Sliding doors open up onto an East facing balcony with spectacular sparkling sea views, here you are in the ideal position between the beach and Manly itself. The split level apartment has a double bedroom with ensuite and a living room with a fold out sofa bed. The rooftop offers a communal plunge pool and BBQ area, perfect for sunset!
Prices start at $225 AUD per night (£128)
Opera House and Sydney Harbour views
Do views come better than this? Perched on the water’s edge, this harbour view Air Bnb is like staying in a moving canvas. sleeping up to 4 guests, there is one king size guest room and one double suitable for friends or children.
Check in starts at 7am so no hanging around the city with your luggage. Parking is restricted to 2 hours so this wouldn’t be suitable for those travelling with a car.
Prices start at $395 AUD per night (£225)
Panoramic Pacific Ocean views
Fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves and wake up to dusky pink sunrises over the Pacific Ocean at this incredible Air Bnb in Vaucluse, an exclusive neighbourhood nestled between Bondi Beach and Watsons Bay.
Guests are separated from the ocean by an expansive sliding glass door, offering a floating feeling or one as though you are aboard a luxurious ship. The apartment is furnished with beautiful mid-century furniture, textiles, furnishings, books, and luxury bedding. The apartment is secure, with underground parking, lift access, a sun-drenched swimming pool, queen-size bedroom with built-in wardrobes, electric blinds and laundry facilities.
Prices start at $368 AUD per night (£210)
Deluxe penthouse apartment with city and harbour views
This entire floor penthouse in Darling Point offers incredible views over Sydney’s skyline and harbour. the open plan, sunny apartment offers 3 modernly decorated, spacious guest rooms, one with a kingsize bed and the other two with queen’s.
The penthouse benefits from air conditioning and room-darkening shades to guarantee an excellent night’s sleep!
Prices start at $690 AUD (£396)
Potts Point apartment with rooftop pool
Large floor to ceiling windows welcome the Sydney sunshine into this stylish apartment, furnished with with chic, modern amenities. Travellers can enjoy the best views from the rooftop pool that overlooks Sydney Harbour and the Opera House.
The bedroom area has a double bed, ensuite, pillow top mattress and high quality sound system. Whilst the apartment is not huge, it is perfectly placed to explore Downtown Sydney, the Harbour, Botanical Gardens and is within walking distance from the train station so you can explore further afield if you wish.
Prices start at $158 AUD per night (£90)
Bondi Beach Penthouse Apartment
This studio apartment, sleeping up to 2 guests, is located just behind the iconic Icebergs ocean pool on Bondi Beach. Visitors can be in the ocean within 2 minutes of leaving the apartment, or alternatively you can admire it straight from your bedroom window.
The top floor, rustic apartment has just been furnished with everything new and old, giving a a timeless, classy beach ambience.
Prices start at $460 AUD per night (£262)