Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Balmain, Australia

airbnb Balmain, Australia

Balmain in New South Wales is an affluent neighborhood of Sydney, offering a trendy clothing and dining scene. The Victorian buildings located on Darling Street offer many pubs and cafés, as well as boutiques, restaurants and artisan bakeries. The area is occupied by many media figures and artists, as well as rich families. Most live in the beautiful sandstone workers’ cottages, which have been restored to perfection and line the leafy streets. Saturday’s see the Balmain markets, where shopaholics will find fashion, crafts and organic food. Curious to find out more about Balmain? Browse through a selection of some of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Balmain, Australia below and start planning your holiday!

1. A stunning house for the ultimate Balmain retreat (from USD 297)

Feel happy in the morning after a good night’s sleep on a comfortable queen bed. Leave your room and open the wall of folding doors that will lead you to a mature garden. Breathe in the freshness offered by the lush landscape of the garden, before coming back inside to cook up some breakfast. Enjoy your breakfast in the dining area or al-fresco, it is your choice. At night, have a barbecue while listening to your favorite music. For a pleasant bedtime, feel free to choose from the large collection of books available.

Stroll to the Ferry from a Beautiful Balmain Retreat
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
31 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the yard is comfortable
perfect shampoo body wash plush towels comfortable beds all ammemties in the kitchen great location fab communication
very clean and tidy
the beds were comfortable and the house was spotless and well-appointed throughout
the home was incredibly clean and comfortable for our family; such a treat to get a week here
house is very clean and very well equipped - appreciated the washer/dryer
geoff the property manager was extremely helpful and responsive
geoff was so kind to assist us with great communications
great hosts to deal with and plenty of communications
geoff was a terrific host
most importantly perfect host
fantastic location with everything you need close by
comfortable house in a great location
close to ferry & short walk to darling st shops & restaurants
it's in a fantastic location to explore balmain and sydney
we loved the location and caught the ferry whenever possible as our preferred transport option
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2. Beautiful separate private one-bedroom suite (from USD 69)

This attractive one-bedroom suite offers its own rear deck and private entrance. The home is located close to the ferry dock and public transport into the city’s CBD and two-minute walk from Darling Street. There is street parking. The suite has no kitchen but does offer a fridge, coffee machine, kettle, and toaster. Two complimentary beers will be placed in the fridge. The bed is double and there is a private bathroom. While there is no air conditioning, a fan and heating are provided. Free wireless Internet is provided for guests’ use.

Beautiful separate private 1B suite
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
480 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the coffee machine washing ironing facilities
beautiful private room with private courtyard
so comfortable luxury linen shampoo coffee etc
the room is same as the photos great and cozy
the accommodation is like a little apartment with great amenities and nice touches
very clean private self contained unit
very clean and good value for money
really great comfortable room with a clean ensuite bathroom and nice outdoor lounge
the room was clean and nice and had everything we needed
so cosy and clean we highly recommend
hosts were very helpful and knowledgeable
lindsay and minny are great host
hosts were very generous and kind
lindsay and minny are also very responsive
minny was friendly and we enjoyed our stay there
brilliant location for exploring sydney
a perfect location
absolute amazing location so beautiful and conveniently close to everything
great location and fantastic accommodation
the location is great that you can choose ferry or bus to reach the cbd
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3. A quiet haven between two villages (from USD 69)

This room with a private bath is located in a bed & breakfast situated between Rozelle and Balmain. Both pretty villages are located only 5 km (3 miles) from the Sydney CBD. Public transport, restaurants, cafés, and shops are within easy walking distance. The room features a comfortable double bed with an electric blanket for the winter months and a wardrobe and chest of drawers. The private bathroom features a deep bath and hairdryer. There is private access to the room via French doors leading to the patio. Continental breakfast is provided each day. Free wireless Internet is available to guests.

A quiet haven between two villages with bathroom
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
114 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you have a private entrance into a very comfortable bedroom with ample cupboard space
my elegant bedroom opened onto a sunny private verandah with a little table and chairs
fiona's home is well situated with all the amenities required for a comfortable stay
fiona provides everything for us-towels own bathroom comfy bed with fan in room etc
is a lovely host - room and amenities are best in balmain
clean bright and cheerful
exceptionally clean with own entrance and bathroom
very clean and spacious own bathroom and private
her room was clean and the private bathroom was very nice
the private room and bathroom were very clean and comfortable
very welcoming host & quiet street
fiona is a lovely host and makes you feel at home
fiona is a happy helpful host : )
fiona is a very welcoming host who made us feel completely at home
fiona is an exceptionally lovely host
best location everything you need within walking distance
great location for shops and restaurants
great location close to everything including bus route and ferry if needed
a great location and good value for money
the location is ideal for the city or just enjoying balmain
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4. A contemporary house with a sun-drenched terrace (from USD 191)

It is an incredible feeling to wake up to the breathtaking views of the harbor. And this contemporary house guarantees this if you stay in the master bedroom. As soon as you leave your bed, you can enjoy some fresh fruit served for breakfast on the sun-drenched terrace while absorbing the tranquility of the surroundings. Next to the dining room, you can find a large collection of books that will keep you company at night, right before you close your eyes to sleep.

Sun Drenched Terrace in Balmain with Stunning Harbour Views
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish decor fab views and comfortable lounge beds all round
good for 2 couples or a family of 4 (kids sharing a double bed)
decor was so stylish and rooms very spacious (which you honestly wouldn't think when looking from the outside)
house was very clean nicely maintained
super clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
great house very clean excellent kitchen
very clean and cosy at the same time
easy check in process and very clean/comfortable accomodation
host is very responsive
tam our host was fantastic and helped out with all our requests
joe was very friendly and was quick in responding
great communication from our host
wonderful house in a great location
excellent proximity to restaurants ferry and bus
very good place to stay location is great
many nice places to eat close by
joe’s place suited our needs perfectly for our long weekend in sydney
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5. The Art of Living: private room in Victorian townhouse

This charming bedroom is located in a private Victorian terrace home in Balmain and offers beautiful views of the Sydney city skyline. Located on the main street in the inner west suburb of Sydney, the home is 6 km (just under 4 miles) from Sydney’s CBD. The suburb is easily accessible via bus services and ferry from the city. The restaurant and café culture of Balmain is close by, as well as boutique shops and heritage hotels. Guests have access to the kitchen where they can cook their own meals and can also enjoy the front and backyard of the home. Free Wi-Fi is available to guests.

The Art of Living
26 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

6. Spacious room in apartment with harbor views, pool and gym

This brand-new room in a private and spacious, air-conditioned apartment features a queen bed and has its own private bathroom and is located steps from the harbor in Balmain with many lovely walks. There is a number of cafés and restaurants close by. The bus to the city CBD can be accessed with a five-minute walk. Guests are welcome to use the living area and well-equipped kitchen of the apartment, which has a balcony with harbor views. Free wireless Internet and TV are on offer to guests, who also have access to the pool and gym in the apartment complex.

Brand new, spacious apt. harbour views, pool & gym
6 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

7. Room in charming terrace house in Balmain

These comfortable rooms are located in a private, terrace house in the center of Balmain. The restaurants, shops, bars, and cafes are a two-minute walk away. The bus stop is also close by for access into the city. For a more scenic ride into the city, the ferry wharf is a seven-minute walk away. One room is upstairs, while the second is downstairs. While there is plenty of privacy in the rooms, the bathroom is shared with the owners. Guests have access to the downstairs area, including the living room, terrace, ​and kitchen, which opens onto a courtyard with vertical garden. Free Wi-Fi is available for guests’ use.

Charming terrace house in the heart of Balmain
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
54 reviews
Private room in townhouse 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was comfortable and the queen bed is very comfortable
very comfortable bed in quiet front bedroom
nice design with those quaint details charming backyard for breakfasts
very clean and well furnished
the apartment is very clean and she has a lovely dog aggie
the room was comfortable and clean and we cooked in the well-appointed kitchen
it is easy to find and go to everywhere room is very clean
the house is very clean and their dog is a very cute and good behaviour doge
eliza is a great host providing excellent service in every way
also super friendly host definitely recommend
helpful and friendly hosts
eliza and emilien were great hosts: friendly and helpful
what a gorgeous home lovely people and a beautiful 4 legged host aggie
super house located in a very pretty and quiet area close to public transport and trade
first of all the location is super great
it’s very easy to get into the city either by bus or the ferry
very easy to get to the city with the ferry or bus
taking a bus to the city was easy and fast
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8. Private room with views and own bathroom

This pretty double room is located in a private, three-story home in Balmain, minutes from the city’s CBD and with quick access to public transport and the ferry. The guest room is on the top floor of the home and has a balcony overlooking the city and harbor views. There is a private bathroom as well. Guests have access to laundry, free Internet, ​and Netflix TV. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided and free parking is available on the street.

Views, en-suite bathroom, longer stays negotiable
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
158 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous room with stunning views
beautiful room with an amazing view perfectly positioned in balmain
nice private room with outstanding views
the view from the room was amazing
the room is nice with own bathroom and the view from room and balcony outstanding
anthony keeps the place clean and towels and linens are nice
very clean and quite a comfortable bed
very clean house look like just been renovated
impeccably clean and comfortable - would love to stay again next time
the room was really clean and we had everything that we need
the host was very responsive with emails
our host was most helpful and always available
anthony is a great host
anthony was a great host and also accomodating
anthony is an awesome host who responds to anyone communications immediately
the location is wonderful
it is really close to the city and you can easily catch the bus to the central
located in a quiet and lovely neighbourhood easy access to city centre
good location if visiting family in balmain
great location and easy to find parking
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9. Private room in chic townhouse in the heart of Balmain

This comfortable double room is located in a private, two-story townhouse in the center of Balmain. The area is surrounded by beautiful parks, cafés, historic pubs and restaurants and is only a 15-minute bus journey or short ferry trip from the city’s CBD. The room has its own private balcony and shares a bathroom. Guests have access to the living area with Foxtel TV, a well-equipped kitchen, ​and unlimited wireless Internet.

Chic Townhouse in the heart of Balmain
Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
40 reviews
Private room in townhouse 0 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bedroom onto balcony room also opening onto pleasant sitting/dining room
the room is lovely and has its own balcony
the room was small but adequate and bed comfy
the place is clean and spacious
house was beautiful and clean and airy
the bed is so comfy and smelled of fresh clean linen
the room is clean
she said the place was generally quite dirty and needed a good clean
tom was a welcoming friendly and responsive host in his shared household
the hosts could not be more helpful and made me feel so welcome
tom is a wonderful host - caring attentive communicative and understanding
great hosts friendly and helpful but not intrusive
tom and his partner were friendly
excellent location easy instructions
the house is in a fabulous location
location is close to public transport supermarket and other good food places
great location instructions and easy to communicate
it was the perfect location (close to ferry and bus) and had wonderful cafes and restaurants nearby
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10. An elegant house with modern touches

Indulge in all the modernities of this elegant house that can be found in Rozelle Village. Lounge on the back patio and watch the calming water feature whenever you feel the need to relax. Or, ease your mind by admiring the chic decor and wooden floors throughout the house. The living area comes with comfortable couches, where you can lay down and sip on your morning coffee.

The kitchen awaits you to show off some of your cooking skills. The best thing about this house is perhaps its capability to accommodate up to eleven guests by offering six bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Amazing 6 bedroom Inner Sydney Home
Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia
92 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 6 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is even foxtel and super fast wifi
the kitchen is complete with anything you could possibly need to cook a feast and is very clean
the 3 toilets and 2 bathrooms was an added bonus
a great place to stay with excellent facilities
there is a bathtub in one of the bathrooms upstairs which we absolutely loved and took advantage of
all have nice and clean beddings
beautiful recently redone wood floors in a spacious place
beautiful house well equipped very clean and a fabulous area
the house is lovely very clean tidy and cosy
the house was clean and there was plenty of room
brooke is a fantastic host
brooke was an amazing host
the hospitality of the owner was just delightful
brooke is a wonderful host who is thoughtful and hospitable
brooke was a very gracious host and made us feel so welcome
the location is just perfect
its location close to shops and transport links makes it an ideal base for anyone visiting sydney
great location too not far from the city
great place in a well-located neighborhood just west of the central city
great location - walking distance to lovely cafes and only a 10 minute drive to the cbd
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Enjoy all the attractions of Sydney from quieter Balmain

Visitors to this Sydney suburb have access to all the many attractions of the city’s CBD, all available via a short ferry ride from the Balmain East ferry port. Enjoy a quieter experience with quaint restaurants and bars while staying in one of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Balmain, Australia.

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