30 Best Homestay Options in Sydney

|Erica Abarquez
A thriving metropolis that draws millions of tourists every year. Sydney has always had lots to offer, from its magnificent beaches, top-notch restaurants, and renowned Opera House to its breathtaking harbor and intriguing retail districts or just nature itself. Lovely weather and the sunrays welcome and give you the best feeling to unleash your curiosity with Australia’s chief port.

As you look at the lovely places to visit, you can come across several accommodations that provide and will meet your needs. Whether in the heart of Sydney or in the suburbs, there’s always a perfect place to go and feel the country's warm and indulging sites.

Dive into Sydney for undoubtedly lovely exploration. Meet modern buildings, walk on its famous landmarks, and be closer to nature while enjoying the surrounding beaches and friendly locals. For a pleasant stay, here are some of the recommended guest houses to keep you company throughout your adventure.

1. Oasis on Ocean / Bondi

One of the wonderfully designed homestays in Sydney is found in the Bondi District area. The Oasis on Ocean offers an airy and sophisticated place to stay to relax and unwind after a long and busy day while wandering around the city.

It offers amenities such as air-conditioned bedrooms that come with a flat-screen TV, a well-equipped kitchen, and a comfortable lounge area. Plus, fresh towels and fresh bed linens are always available. Everything about the place is just perfect with its well-maintained and spacious surroundings making it simply the perfect place to stay.

Choose Oasis on Ocean so you can also enjoy the famous beach of Bondi while enjoying the lively scenes around Sydney.
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2. Glebe House

A place where you can stay near the Australian Maritime Museum and International Convention Centre Sydney is the Glebe House homestay in Sydney. It is reviewed as one of the most fabulous places to stay while going around the city. It features an awesome location, comfortable beds and a super-friendly host.

The homestay offers air-conditioned units with a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area. There’s a fridge, coffee machine and oven for all your cooking needs. If you want to see a picturesque view, you can choose to book a unit with a terrace or balcony. Whatever you choose anything about it is exceptionally clean. quiet and cozy.

Overall, staying in the Glebe House is recommended for great value, comfort and the nicest host.
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3. Luxury Townhouse

The Luxury Townhouse in Sydney is reviewed as the best value for money. It is a nice place where you can just feel the warm and pleasing atmosphere. Its features offer a clean and very inviting atmosphere plus an opportunity to experience the beach of Sydney.

The Luxury Townhouse features air-conditioned rooms with a balcony overlooking the beautiful city of Sydney. A wifi connection is available for all your communication needs. You’ll also enjoy a fully-equipped kitchen that comes with a fridge, dishwasher, microwave and electric teapot. What’s more? The Luxury Townhouse is just an 8-minute walk to the Star Event Centre and its natural beauty, the Sydney Northern Beaches.

Surprise yourselves and just enjoy the quiet, and peaceful place. You’ll love how the natural surroundings just match the beauty of Sydney.
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4. Kent Terrace

Located in the Central Business District of Sydney, the Kent Terrace gives you iconic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and nearby popular tourist attractions such as Circular Quay and the Royal Botanic Gardens. The highlight of this homestay in Sydney is its clean and comfortable surroundings plus modern amenities.

It features accommodations with a terrace or a balcony, great for all your picturesque views of the city. Rooms are air-conditioned with an ensuite bathroom and provide an internet connection. A shared kitchen and laundry are available for all. Plus, the friendly and accommodating host is a great communicator.

Book your stay in the Kent Terrace and experience the beauty of its surroundings while having a blast in the vibrant city of Sydney.
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5. Superb SURRY HILLS Studio Room

A very lovely and traditional designed place to stay in Sydney is the Superb Surry Hills Studio Room found near the Sydney Central Station. It features a peaceful setting with a convenient location near cafes, pubs, restaurants, fashionable shops, parks, trams, and access to transportation.

At the Superb Hills Studio Room, you will enjoy accommodation with a terrace that provides beautiful and relaxing garden views. It offers a flat-screen TV, a well-equipped kitchen, and a minibar. Aside from these, the gracious hosts also offer a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries.

Choose Superb Hills Studio Room if you want a clean, relaxing and peaceful atmosphere while enjoying the dynamic metropolis of Sydney.
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6. Coco's Abode

If you’re looking for a family stay near Oxford Street and Central Station, Coco Abode Family Stay in Sydney is just one of the many options you can book your stay while exploring the inner city of Sydney.

It features simply designed rooms with complete amenities such as a flat-screen TV, and a bathroom that includes a shower, fresh towels, and free toiletries. Fresh bed linens are also provided that match a comfortable bed.

At Coco’s Abode, you’ll enjoy some of the best beaches in the neighborhood such as Lady Martins Beach and Athol Beach. Explore the city while having a nice and comfortable stay.
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7. Wyndham Terrace

Indulge yourselves in the breathtaking panoramic views of Sydney while staying in the Wyndham Terrace of The Emerald City. Enjoy a well-maintained and spacious apartment with warm natural light while delighting in the well-appointed amenities.

Wyndham terrace offers a double room with one full bed, a well-equipped kitchen, a dining table, and a bathroom that includes a shower, free toiletries, and fresh towels. Bed linens and closets are included, too. For outdoors, you can bask in the lovely garden view the property has to offer.

Ultimately, if you’re seeking a place to stay in Sydney with magnificent views and a delightful place book Wyndhamm terrace.
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8. Cosyrooms

If you’re looking for a quiet area for your stay in Sydney, consider the Cosyrooms located in Como of Sydney, Australia. Como is one of the safest areas at any time of the day. The property offers tranquil outdoor spaces with spacious rooms and complete amenities. You’ll also be welcomed by the friendly and superb host.

The family stay features a comfortable bed, a flat-screen TV, and a bathroom with a shower. Outside, every guest would like to bask in the beautiful and peaceful garden. And, if you got bored you can enjoy taking a walk into the Georges River Marina with coffee shops, parks, and a pool area.

Staying in the Cosyroom in Sydney feels like a home away from home. Explore the beauty while having the best day of your life in Sydney's cozy and laid-back lifestyle.
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9. Sunny Rooms Mascot

If you’re looking for an apartment in Sydney with a homey appeal and close to the airport and to the Sydney Central Station, you will love the Sunny Rooms Mascot in Sydney. It has excellent home-away-from-home features that make it a perfect place to stay the night and explore Sydney.

The Sunny Rooms Mascot highlights its beautiful and relaxing garden and if you’re wanting to see more relaxing views, the apartment features terraces throughout the property. All rooms are carefully designed, spacious, and well-maintained. Each is equipped with a closet, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom that comes with fresh towels and bed linens.

Sunny Rooms Mascot is one of the highly-rated apartments in Sydney because of its cleanliness, facilities, location, and value for money.
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10. Sanctuary at The Rocks

Wanting to escape the stress and find peace and comfort in Sydney? The Sanctuary at the Rocks is the perfect place to book and indulge in the peaceful surroundings while visiting the city's top tourist attractions.

The property features a Minut Smart Home Device that monitors noise levels. This is to ensure that the peacefulness and quietness of the place are well-maintained. As such, it also increases security. More than these features, the garden and terrace is the highlight of this property. The apartment consists of three separate bedrooms with a private bathroom with free toiletries and a hairdryer. A well-equipped kitchen is available for all. Guests will love that they can use the coffee machine or the electric pot for coffee and tea while in the terrace views.

Delight yourselves in having a peaceful and comfortable stay in the Sanctuary at the Rocks as you go around and explore Sydney.
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11. Stunning Ocean Front Manly

Wanting to experience the fabulous life of Manly in Sydney? Look no further and have a blast at the Stunning Ocean Front Manly. From the name itself, no doubt that this property showcases the beautiful Shelly Beach scenery all in the comfort of the apartment.

In this two-bedroom apartment, you will enjoy rooms with coastal decor that perfectly matches the outdoor sunshine giving it a clean vibe and homely atmosphere. Guests will be delighted to use the elegant kitchen. What’s even more amazing is that the abundance of natural light flows naturally to the whole property.

Staying in the Ocean Front Manly provides guests with a wonderful experience of the famous beach culture in Sydney. Indulge yourselves in the vibrant center of music, food, swimming, and outdoor activities.
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12. Wildlife Retreat at Taronga

Take time to interact with nature’s creatures at the Wildlife Retreat in Taronga. A very rewarding activity for all, especially for families with children. This amazing animal staycation experience offers an eco-retreat in the Taronga Zoo overlooking Sydney Harbor.

Stylish rooms and suites welcome you to bushland with animal and harbor views. Accommodations feature private bathrooms, a lounge area, flat-screen TV and free access to WiFi. Aside from these, guests can have access to the Taronga Zoo, guided tours, parking, and a buffet breakfast. To watch the Sydney sunset, an outdoor terrace with a shared lounge and minibar is available for all guests.

Booking at the Wildlife Retreat will not only give you fantastic views of nature's wonder, but it will also allow you to help and support its wildlife conservation programs.
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13. Summery, spacious 4 bed home in Kurraba Point

Looking for a family stay in Sydney that comes with spacious bedrooms, a beautiful garden, and a refreshing pool? Get that fun and carefree feeling in the Summery holiday home in Sydney.

Move around comfortably in the air-conditioned four-bed home house that features a fully-functional kitchen, and an inviting wide lounge area great for socializing. On top of that, the views surrounding the area are relaxing. The property offers air-conditioned rooms, free WiFi, and a flat-screen TV.

Staying in the Summery holiday home in Sydney makes you closer to stunning beaches such as Athol Beach and experience the beauty of Sirius Cove. If you want a laid-back exploration, you can also visit the nearest park. There’s so much to do and so much to see in Sydney.
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14. City Terrace Gem

Looking out for a relaxing place to stay right in the heart of Sydney? The City Terrace Gem found in the Darlinghurst of Sydney offers one-of-a-kind features to make your stay perfect. It has relaxing views, and tranquil surroundings with its perfect sand pot, clean, and cozy features.

Inside the City Terrace Gem, the rustic features of the kitchen will welcome you to a natural and earthy space along the rooms and kitchen. All rooms are air-conditioned with five separate bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and two private bathrooms. The highlight of this holiday home is its breezy and inviting patio surrounded by healthy green plants.

Have a rejuvenating time at the City Terrace Gem while in the heart of the city. Make lasting memories of this special place to company you as you explore the wonders of Sydney.
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15. A Linha Petersham

Look back into the window of the past by seeing for yourselves the Victorian and Federation-style homes in Trafalgar Street in Sydney. You may opt to stay in A Linha Petersham Apartment, where guests can enjoy a beautiful garden and access to a relaxing terrace in the comfort of your rooms.

The A Linha Petersham features air conditioning rooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a dining area, flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries, and a hairdryer. More than that, a closet and a washer with a dryer are conveniently located available inside your room.

This stylish, modern, and comfortable apartment will truly make your stay in Sydney a wonderful experience. Immerse yourselves in interesting architectural heritage while going around Trafalgar Street and unwinding with the relaxing atmosphere.
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16. The KC Elizabeth Bay

Are you desiring to discover an intriguing area to explore Sydney? The KC Elizabeth Bay might be the answer to your question. This apartment in Sydney is located at Billyard Avenue and close to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Beare Park. What’s more convenient is that it is close to excellent cafes, restaurants and shopping areas.

The KC Elizabeth Bay features brilliantly decorated stylish rooms with outstanding sea views and an abundance of natural light. It comes with a one-bedroom apartment, with flat-screen cable TV, a well-equipped kitchen, a washing machine and a bathroom with a shower. Fresh towels and bed linens are available.

Have a blast and enjoy the Sydney sunshine while staying in a convenient location at the KC Elizabeth Bay.
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17. Stay and Sea!

You got to see the Stay and Sea apartment at Ramsgate Road if you want to indulge in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Stay up close to the pristine and breathtaking beaches of Sydney while immersing yourselves in the local lifestyle and shopping destinations.

The Stay and Sea Apartment features a terrace where you can see the beautiful surroundings and will give you lots of ideas of what to do in this vibrant city. It features amenities such as two bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, and two bathrooms that come with a shower and hairdryer.

All in all, staying in the Stay and Sea Apartment will help you enjoy a wide range of activities, from staying in a relaxing apartment to beach life and spotting new trends and shopping.
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18. Snooze Apartment

The Snooze Apartment in Sydney is reviewed as one of the exceptional places to stay in the city. Its rooms are spacious enough for a convenient and comfortable stay. Every guest would love the warm and inviting space with complete amenities.

In particular, it offers a two-bedroom apartment, an apartment with a balcony and a deluxe apartment with a private bathroom. Guests will also enjoy free parking and free WiFi. Terraces are available for all guests.

The Snooze Apartment is near the wonderful parks of Sydney such as Waterloo Green, Alexandria Park, TJ Hickey Park and Waterloo park. Enjoy your wonderful stay at the exceptional apartment of Snooze whilst discovering what Sydney has to offer.
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19. Beach Retreat

Experience Bondi life right on your doorstep at the Beach Retreat Apartment in Sydney. A four-minute walk to Bondi Beach will let you experience fabulous surfing views, enjoy the views, and go shopping and eating.

Not only will your family and friends enjoy the beach life, but they will also have a clean and comfortable apartment where everything you need is available. The apartment offers two air-conditioned bedrooms, with a bathroom, dining area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. The highlight of your stay here will be its balcony with relaxing garden views.

Book our stay in the Beach Retreat Apartment and experience beach life in Sydney to its fullest. Relax and create memories with your family and friends. A guidebook is available for you to read inside the apartment for restaurants, cafes, and activities you can do in Sydney.
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20. Maze Backpackers

Backpacking in Sydney has never been so easy with Maze Backpackers in Sydney. Its excellent location will make it more convenient for you to go around while you discover the main attractions of the city and check out the vibrant neighborhoods.

The Maze Backpackers offer you a clean, comfortable place to stay. Guests can choose a private room or a dormitory room with shared bathrooms. A shared lounge area, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a game of pool are available for everyone to unwind or just meet new backpacker friends.

Just like about everything else, staying in a cozy place while backpacking takes you to many places and experiences. Let Maze Backpacker offer you its best and just enjoy everything about Sydney.
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21. Tamarama Beachside Retreat with Views

Life’s precious and taking time to relax is just one of the most priceless things that we can do for ourselves. Choosing a holiday stay in Sydney will rejuvenate you especially when you consider going to Tamarama Beach and staying in a conveniently located and comfortable apartment in Sydney. The Tamarama Beachside Retreat is the perfect place for your holiday treats.

It offers surroundings that blend with the beauty of the neighborhood of Bondi. You can view the breathtaking ocean views while on the patio of the Tamarama Beachside Retreat Views. Inside, you will find all your needs generously provided such as a three-bedroom apartment, lounge area, and a fully-equipped kitchen. Plus, the apartment offers an internal laundry area, dishwasher, and secure parking area for a much more comfortable stay.

Indulge yourselves with the beautiful people of Bondi and relax with your family and friends. Listen to the soundwaves of the ocean as you go around and enjoy the vibrant culture of Sydney.
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22. Treehouse Palm Beach

Lovely sunset views are seen in Treehouse Palm Beach. These sunsets symbolize new beginnings as well reminding us to take a break and rejuvenate ourselves. In this comfortable holiday home, you can also see the beautiful Pittwater paradise of boats.

The Treehouse Palm Beach offers a four-bedroom holiday home. It comes with a living room and a flat-screen TV. Plus, amenities such as a fully-equipped kitchen with dishwater and two bathrooms. What’s more? Guests can enjoy relaxing on the beautiful veranda and enjoy boat and sunset views.

As you go around the property, be aware that the owner is starting a single hive for bees in support of locally grown honey. At Treehouse Palm Beach you can enjoy iconic beaches, and surrounding parks.
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23. Bondi Surf Cottage

Live life to the fullest by taking advantage of Sydney's exciting lifestyle and interesting beach fun. Stay at the Bondi Surf Cottage for a light-filled stay with a contemporary aesthetic that features modern seaside artwork and furnishings. Plus, it features a beautiful balcony, a relaxing garden, and free WiFi.

The holiday home features an air-conditioned two separate bedrooms, and a fully equipped kitchen overlooking the bright and airy lounge area. And if you’re wanting to go to the ocean, you’ll just need a three-minute walk to spot the interesting cafes, boutiques, and beaches.

Have fun and seize the moment while you are in the Bondi Surf Cottage for an amazing Sydney stay.
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24. Wellington Bondi Beach

If you’re looking to stay for a homey and comfortable place to stay in Sydney, Wellington Bondi Beach offers superb amenities so you can feel the Sydney vibes away from home. Besides, the clean and comfortable indoors, you can also take the chance to have fun outside with its perfect barbecue outdoor space. Perfect for a feel good vibe with friends or just lounging around.

In Wellington Bondi Beach, guests are offered two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a flat-screen TV. It features a lounge area, a dining area, and a laundry area.

Take the chance to have a fantastic stay at Wellington Bondi Beach. Be amazed by its adorable structures and feel like you’ve never been far away from home while discovering the beauty of Sydney.
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25. Harbour Fringe Apartment

Can’t get enough of the wonderful views of the Harbour Bridge? Then stay in the spacious and lovely Harbour Fringe Apartment in Sydney. Reviewed as one of the most amazing and fantastic places where you get to indulge yourselves with the breathtaking views of the iconic Harbour Bridge. Staying here brings you closer to the coolest and heritage-listed Botanical Gardens, Opera House, and the interestingly vibrant suburb life of Woolloomooloo.

This apartment features a two massive bedroom, living room, fully-equipped kitchen, and bathroom with shower, and bath. The apartment highlights city views and relaxing terrace spots. All guests can also take advantage of the spa centre for a more relaxing stay.

Have a wonderful stay here at the Harbour Fringe Apartment. Surely, you’ll love everything that it has to offer.
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26. Coogee Sands Hotel & Apartments

The sound waves at the Coogee Sands Hotel and Apartment are calling you to experience its calm, family-friendly and warm Coogee Beach. Its excellent location will take you to an enormous beach life experience while discovering the wonders of Sydney’s main tourist spots.

The apartment features air conditioned rooms with cable TV and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also take advantage of the large rooftop deck and enjoy a barbeque with family and friends while enjoying the marvelous panoramic ocean and park views.

Breathe in the beauty of each spot at the Coogee Sands Hotel and Apartments, you will experience utmost convenience while exploring nearby places that won and will win the many hearts of explorers of Sydney.
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27. High Cross Randwick by Sydney Lodges

The High Cross Randwick Lodge in Sydney to experience the real beauty of Australia. This family-owned boutique hotel is convenient to eastern Sydney’s bustling streets and is close to the city’s major sights, including parks, surfing sites, chich restaurants and cafes, and shopping districts.

The facilities at High Cross Randwick are superbly contemporary. Each room has air conditioning, a comfortable bed, and chic color schemes that give them a very refined appearance. The outdoor space is available to all visitors for festivities and relaxation. A flat-screen TV, refrigerator, and tea and coffee-making equipment are among its conveniences.

In Sydney, you can have it all when you’re in High Cross Randwick. You get to enjoy a premium quality place for lodging while near the wonders of Sydney.
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28. North Ryde Guesthouse

Looking for an easy self-check-in location and a quiet spot to stay in Sydney? Come to the North Ryde Guesthouse where everyone will appreciate the pristine surroundings and roomy accommodations. More than just a peaceful location, it is convenient to nearby retail malls and other interesting locations.

It provides lodging with free WiFi, a communal kitchen, and a communal living room. A private bathroom with clean towels and free amenities is provided in every room. In the outside barbecue area, guests can take pleasure in preparing cuisine and benefit from dining al fresco.

You may rest assured that you will receive excellent service at the North Ryde Guesthouse. Your stay will be full of memories while taking advantage of the peaceful surroundings.
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29. ibis Budget - Enfield

Convenience and quality are the top priority in searching for the perfect place to stay. In the ibis Budget-Enfield, you can have both with a limited budget. The affordable, complete, and clean facilities and the adjacent restaurant's spice up the unique features of the hotel.

The rooms have air conditioning, a desk, and heating features. And yes, it has a private bathroom with a shower, a sink, a toilet, and complimentary toiletries. Additionally, guests can avail of complimentary parking, daily housekeeping, laundry services, and an internet connection.

The ibis Budget-Enfield is renowned for its value of money while offering all the amenities required by guests. Total satisfaction for a spot to spend the night in Sydney’s warm and safe arms.
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30. Wake Up! Bondi Beach

Have a blast and meet new surf friends at Wake Up! Bondi Beach Hostel in Sydney. This fun and alluring place will keep you to the heights of fun and exciting discoveries.

This property highlights the panoramic views of Bondi Beach and its coastline. It’s a multi-story hostel that offers a variety of room options, including private twin and double rooms and dorms. Along with enjoying Sydney’s energy, you can also take advantage of free fitness activities including yoga classes, personal training sessions and walking tours along Bondi Beach’s stunning sand.

A thrilling evening on Wake Up! Bondi Beach rooftop is another perk of staying in this spotless and lovely hostel. Make sure to immerse yourself in the enjoyable scenes and stimulating experiences of discovering Sydney’s beauty.
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Your stay in Sydney will undoubtedly be simple and straightforward with all these suggested places to say. Choose a convenient location and exciting activities that suit you well enough. Its distinctive appeal, fantastic services, and practical location will produce priceless memories. We wish you a wonderful stay and an ecstatic stay in Sydney.
Erica Abarquez
Born and raised in Baguio City, Philippines, known for its creative nature, she draws inspiration to travel around the country and around the world. Her travel adventures aimed to indulge love of nature, beaches, landscapes while also seeking the untapped artistic potential of each place she visited including accommodations that she sees as a portal to a great adventure.

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