With hotel prices in Sydney sitting steady in a steep price bracket, it is plain to see why travellers are in search of more affordable offers. Whereas most city or suburb hotels charge through the roof, Airbnb is one of the more cost-effective ways for an independent stay when in Sydney.
Affluent and upmarket, Kirribilli attracts a tasteful crowd – an aspect only echoed by the breadth of stylish spots available on Airbnb. From heritage homes to designer apartments, here are the top properties perfect for city-breakers and holidaymakers in search of their next homestay.
This newly refurbished apartment in Kirribilli is situated only a 500-metre stroll from the train station linking the North Shore suburb with the city. It is bright and airy with a touch of class thrown in for good measure. Set in a characterful building close to Kirribilli’s buzzing village vibe, this private apartment is kid-friendly and can host up to four guests.
Funky family home
This artistic and stylish family home in Kirribilli has four beds, an outdoor terrace, and every amenity in the book – children’s toys and books, air conditioning and heating, highchairs, and washing and drying facilities. Close to the Kirribilli’s main strip of restaurants, bars and shops, as well as the CBD – which can be accessed via train or ferry – this is the ideal base for the brood.
Inner city sanctuary
This private studio is perfect for those looking for a little solace during their homestay. Open plan and airy with tons of natural light, this apartment has a nautical touch while remaining chic and modern. A private balcony overlooking Sydney Harbour is just one of the reasons this Airbnb studio is so popular. Ideally located just moments from the CBD and a neighbour to popular Kirribilli hangouts such as Garfish restaurant means guests will never have to go far for all the action.
Relish in the artistry of both architecture and design in this classic but modern 1960s-style apartment. Clad in only the finest of furniture, with attention paid to each and every last detail, this will be a stay to remember. Set in Kirribilli with stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge from both the bedroom and dining area, this is ideal for business travellers and city-breakers alike. The entire apartment can sleep up to three guests and offers lift access as well as balcony vistas.
This luxurious property in Kirribilli is chic and classic. Set on the ground floor of a stunning Victorian terrace, guests can access the studio via a private entrance. Its effortless style is Parisian and characterful, featuring large French doors, neutral colours and tasteful interiors, as well as a lush and leafy private courtyard. Only two minutes from the wharf with ferries running to and from the city like clockwork, this is the perfect escape for both travellers and business people.
This 1890s newly refurbished Victorian terrace in Kirribilli is certainly one of the finest places to stay in the locale when it comes to group trips. Sleeping up to nine guests, this property is a two-minute walk to the water and Sydney Harbour Bridge. It’s a vista that promises some of the most spectacular views of the Opera House and CBD. Modern with a Victorian touch, the house offers guests a BBQ area in the large rear courtyard, a two-car garage, and state-of-the-art home entertainment.
If you’re after luxury, look no further than this stunning heritage residence in Kirribilli. Guests will enjoy long days in the lush green garden, soaking up the sun and splashing about in the private outdoor pool before sitting down to an al fresco dinner in the outdoor dining space. The family home is tasteful and modern with heritage features and original fixtures, giving off a traditional vibe while remaining contemporary.