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All of the Best Inner-City Airbnbs Around Australia with Breathtaking Views

Spend less time travelling and more time holidaying at one of these stunning and centrally located Airbnbs around Australia.
By Elyse Genrich
February 05, 2023
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By Elyse Genrich
February 05, 2023
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Let's be honest, interstate trips are the perfect budget-friendly breather. You get all your well-deserved downtime, without the fuss of long-distance flying and complicated international travel requirements.

These Airbnbs are perfect for just that — with breathtaking views of cities across Australia for the perfect getaway. If you're eagerly planning day trips, weekend getaways and luscious week-long vacations, check out some of the best Airbnbs for the perfect vacation — or staycation — across Australia.

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TAMARAMA PANORAMA, SYDNEY

In keeping with the beachside neighbourhood's "glamarama" reputation, the views from this home's floor-to-ceiling windows are dazzling. You can walk down your outdoor staircase to the beach, or just lay out on the balcony chairs and enjoy the ocean views from up above.

How much? From $625 a night, sleeps 6.

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HARBOUR HIDEAWAY, SYDNEY

The views from this beachfront apartment and its gorgeous porch are hard to beat. If viewing the golden sand and blue water from above wasn't quite enough, the pad also has beach access.

How much? From $550 a night, sleeps 2.

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OPERA HOUSE VIEWS, SYDNEY

Whether you've lived in Sydney your whole life or you're just popping in for the weekend, this condo's jaw-dropping outlook over the city skyline will make you feel like you're seeing it for the first time.

How much? From $288 a night, sleeps 4.

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BONDI BEACH OCEAN VIEW, SYDNEY

Only steps away from Sydney's most famous beach, this condo is close to not only Bondi Beach but also many nearby restaurants, bars and cafes. But its views will probably have you wanting to stay in.

How much? From $400 a night, sleeps 2.

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SINGLE-BEDROOM LUXURY APARTMENT, MELBOURNE

Perfectly positioned near The Crown in the heart of Melbourne, you can take in pretty much all of the CBD from the floor-to-ceiling windows in this high-rise apartment.

How much? From $180 a night, sleeps 4.

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MELBOURNE SPACESHIP PENTHOUSE, MELBOURNE

With windows on the walls and ceilings resembling a spaceship cockpit, enjoy an unmatched 270-degree view of Melbourne.

How much? From $258 a night, sleeps 2.

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BREATHTAKING CBD VIEWS, MELBOURNE

Also conveniently located in Melbourne's CBD, the views from this apartment's bedroom are absolutely breathtaking.

How much? From $143 a night, sleeps 4.

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STYLISH WATERFRONT APARTMENT, MELBOURNE

With utilities such as a gym, swimming pool and BBQ area all available, this property is a peaceful waterfront oasis — and only a free tram ride from Melbourne's bustling city centre.

How much? From $156.50 a night, sleeps 2.

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MILLION DOLLAR VIEWS, BRISBANE

Surprisingly, the real selling point of this high-rise apartment isn't its central location or its nice interior finishings, but the view from the apartment complex's rooftop pool.

How much? From $267 a night, sleeps 4.

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STYLISH ONE BEDROOM, BRISBANE

Centrally-located and modern, the skyline views from this apartment and its roof will make even Brisbane locals feel like they're on a luxury vacation.

How much? From $169 a night, sleeps 2.

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PANORAMIC BEDROOM VIEWS, BRISBANE

The show-stopping views from this apartment don't just stop at the balcony but stretch into the living area and the bedroom, as well.

How much? From $283.50 a night, sleeps 3.

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CITY VIEW, PERTH

Slide open the glass doors after a long day exploring the city and enjoy the sunset over Perth from your living room.

How much? From $200 a night, sleeps 2.

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COTTESLOE BEACH VIEW, PERTH

Just steps from one of the most popular beaches in Western Australia, the ocean views are the star of this apartment.

How much? From $290 a night, sleeps 4.

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FRENCH FARMHOUSE, PERTH

Craving a nature immersion?  This pad is for the traveller whose ideal vacation involves forgetting about the outside world altogether. With a foliage-covered courtyard outside its windows, this rustic townhouse will help you forget about the existence of the city centre a mere five minutes away.

How much? From $186 a night, sleeps 4.

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LUXURY HOME SOUTH PERTH, PERTH

Ideal for groups travelling together, this home has four floors, three separate entertaining areas, two king bedrooms and a private, heated rooftop pool.

How much? From $1190 a night, sleeps 8.

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GLENELG BEACHFRONT APARTMENT, ADELAIDE

With arguably the best waterfront views on this list, this apartment gets up-close and personal with Glenelg Beach. But, just in case you get tired of the unrestricted views, there is plenty to do nearby in Adelaide's CBD.

How much? From $330 a night, sleeps 4.

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VIVID ON REALM, ADELAIDE

With stunning skyscraper-style views, this apartment more than delivers. The best part? Its location right in central Adelaide.

How much? From $300 a night, sleeps 2.

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ASRI GARDEN STUDIO, ADELAIDE

For secluded garden views, check out this tranquil studio inspired by Japanese and Balinese design. It's all about nature: nestled into a secluded garden and designed to incorporate natural materials and natural light.

How much? From $175 a night, sleeps 2.

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VIEW STUDIO, HOBART

The best way to end an action-packed day in Hobart? Taking in the epic views of the city's lights from the bath in this Airbnb's master suite.

How much? From $245 a night, sleeps 2.

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TOTAL WATERFRONT, HOBART

The large deck found out the back of this cosy home is where the real beauty lies. And if you feel like taking a dip, just take a three-minute walk down the path to the beach below.

How much? From $160 a night, sleeps 2.

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TINY HOUSE TASMANIA, HOBART

For those looking to experience the tiny home craze, a trip to Hobart may be the perfect opportunity. This home overlooks the Derwent River and notably features an outdoor bathtub perfect for a relaxing evening after a day spent exploring.

How much? From $210 a night, sleeps 2.

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MOUNTAIN VIEW RETREAT, HOBART

If you prefer to get your outdoor fix in the mountains, this cosy mountainside retreat is only minutes away from Hobart — but has stunning views.

How much? From $130 a night, sleeps 2.

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MARINA VIEWS, DARWIN

Enjoy this property's stellar view of the marina from its all-day shaded balcony, to keep you out of Darwin's heat.

How much? From $180 a night, sleeps 4.

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HARBOURFRONT ESCAPE, DARWIN

This apartment right on Darwin's harbour will give visitors the perfect taste of Darwin's coastal life: explore during the day — or night — and then returning to the complex's outdoor pool and sunset views.

How much? From $147 a night, sleeps 2.

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TROPICAL SANCTUARY, DARWIN

The deck on this gorgeous suburban home is the perfect place for entertaining or just relaxing and enjoying life up among the palm trees.

How much? From $199 a night, sleeps 4.

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OPULENT TOWNHOUSE, DARWIN

Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac, this townhouse boasts waterfront views in a prime location in Darwin's Stuart Park. Suitable for families or for a private getaway, you can switch off in this spacious stay and soak in the gorgeous sunrises — or sunsets — by the pool.

How much? From $481 a night, sleeps 8.

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Published on February 05, 2023 by Elyse Genrich
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