The 12 Best Airbnbs In Darwin, Australia

October 17, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Darwin, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Darwin and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Zen Towers – Cozy Holiday Home For Families In CBD

8 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

This bright and colourful cottage is truly one of a kind. It boasts three bedrooms with space to sleep 8 guests as well as a big open kitchen, elegant bathrooms, an elevator and even a gym for the cardio-enthusiast. However, one of its best features is its locations in the heart of Darwin, only blocks away from the ocean.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our luxurious, 3-bedroom Executive-styled apartment in Darwin City offers vibrant city views (and breezes)!! We offer top of the range comfort from quality commercial mattresses to a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with BBQ. Our aim is to provide flexible, family-friendly accommodation to make your holiday getaway everything that you hoped for, and more!”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Beach essentials | Heating | Essentials

Guest Reviews

“I would highly recommend Ben's place – I stayed there with two colleagues for work. It was clean, tidy, in an excellent location and perfect as a home base/office and a quite place to have a meal and a drink in the evenings.” – Jacqueline
“The location was great. The apartment easily fit 6 adults with plenty of space to move. There was an issue with the parking that did get sorted.” – Adon
“Great apartment, very light stylish space, with excellent hosts – friendly and very helpful. Recommend.” – Dominic
“Great location, stylish apartment with plenty of room. Excellent facilities for kids and babies. Walking distance to everything.” – Amy
“Big spacious apartment located in the centre of Darwin enjoyed my stay here and would stay again, Ben was very easy to communicate with and helped us out with extending our stay, would stay again” – Ben

#2 7th Floor Waterfront Retreat

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Located on Darwin City’s coast, right next to the Darwin Lagoon, this apartment offers some of the best views in town. From sunsets to sunrises to night lights everywhere, there won’t be a dull moment when you look out the window. But that’s only a part of what this place offers, and all the other amenities make it the best place for a romantic weekend getaway.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to La Laguna! This newly designed and decorated one-bedroom apartment has a gorgeous feel – light, tropical and cozy to suit the surroundings of the fabulous Waterfront. With the most stunning views from level 7, capturing all of the Waterfront, Wharf and surrounding harbor seas, it’s no wonder this apartment will have you feeling completely relaxed and on holiday.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Hot water | Beach essentials | Essentials | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Great central location to restaurants, lagoon and Darwin city. The apartment was clean and comfortable with amazing views” – Polly
“Such a great little flat with everything you need. The space just feels comfortable and theres great balcony space. The views are great too and you feel right in the action of the waterfont.” – Lachie
“Beautiful views, perfect getaway” – Kaniesha
“We loved staying at Leanne’s place, it is in the perfect location overlooking the waterfront with the lagoon and wave pool to cool off in and a beautiful view.” – Kim
“My 2 nd time staying here and wouldn't want to be anywhere else. Superb location, sparkling clean apartment and some days l didn't feel like venturing far at all & no need, everything is at your finger tips. And did l mention the view You won't be disappointed.” – Emmie

#3 Darwin Waterfront Lux Suites – 2 Bed Apt + Free Car

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Everything from the location in one of Darwin’s best spots, to the fully equipped kitchen to the stunningly bright and airy interior design to the complimentary car you get when you book make this a no brainer like no other. Make these the best vacation you and your family ever had. They’ll never forget it.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This apartment is perfect for the families, couples or corporate people looking to stay in style at the Waterfront. It offers large kitchen, separate lounge with LCD TV, Dining for 5 persons, and an outdoor balcony to entertain from -perfect for overlooking the harbour, or watching those fantastic storms roll in! Located within the new development of Wharf 2, this furnished apartment is brand new in 2015!”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Crib | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“A fantastic stay. Perfect location, lots of space, pool tools for the kids and easy parking.” – Tom
“We had such a lovely holiday at the waterfront apartment! We stayed in the building one back from the waterfront, however, the lack of waterfront view was made up by access to the pool which was great for the kids.” – Jo
“Great apartment, furnished to a very high standard, well equipped and in a fantastic location. ” – Claire

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#4 Drift – Spectacular Sunsets & Sea Views In Luxury

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $370 per night, airbnb.com

This big 5-bedroom house is a great choice to the more outdoorsy types who like hiking, biking and surfing, but also want lavish luxury when come back home at the end of the day. With room enough for 10 people and plenty of entertainment options to choose from, this is the right Airbnb for that long-awaited beach trip with your crew.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Situated right on the exclusive and secluded Nightcliff foreshore strip, DRIFT is a spectacular and spacious architecturally designed house with lush tropical gardens, a gorgeous plunge pool and loads of charm. Beautifully renovated and decorated you will step right into a luxurious spacious space with the best sea views in Darwin.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Pool | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Great facilities. Wonderfully spacious and lovely private pool. Perfect for our family of seven adults.” – Lisa
“This house is INCREDIBLE. The location is perfect and has the most phenomenal views from the front deck and main living area. All the amenities are perfect and well thought out.” – Justin
“We had the best time in the most beautiful house in Nightcliff and maybe even Darwin!!! We didn't even want to leave the house.” – Irene
“Our family stayed here for our daughter's small private wedding on the beach at Darwin. The house is beautifully decorated with excellent amenities.” – Brett
“If you're wanting to stay in Nightcliff this is the perfect house. It's right across the road from the sea and has an amazing view, especially at sunset, on the massive balcony. The beds are very comfortable and has luxury bathrooms and a fantastic kitchen.” – Rebecca

#5 City Special Prime Location

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Three bedrooms, each with its own queen bed, and a prime location in the heart of the city mean that this is the perfect spot to book for three couples travelling together to Darwin who want to enjoy the beach during the day and then party the night away. The best part of the day will be enjoying a hearty breakfast with a fully loaded espresso on the balcony every morning.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“New and modern decor graces this open space living with large bedrooms and entertaining areas. Suitable for up to six guests, relax and unwind on the balcony and take in the atmosphere of Darwin City. Located across the road from the picturesque Darwin Esplanade, take a peaceful stroll along the walking path at sunset, it's divine! Large three bedrooms with an open living lounge and dining area with fully equipped kitchen.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Essentials | Beach essentials | Ceiling fan | Laptop-friendly workspace | Hot water | Elevator

Guest Reviews

“Very spacious accommodation with great air conditioning and fans which allowed us to escape the heat…..and Netflix (which the kids loved). Communication and assistance from Leanne the host was excellent.” – Kristian
“Very close and handy to the city. Excellent facilities and amenities. Thank you for a great stay.” – Shelley
“Great place to stay and great location.” – Lily
“A great spot to stay. So close to the city and has everything you need.” – Bek
“Wonderful spot, right next to all Darwin City has to offer. Leanne was a great communicator and the apartment has plenty of space for relaxing or entertaining.” – Corey

#6 Studio On Knuckey CBD With Pool, Gym, Parking & Views

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a base where you can concentrate on your remote work while having the option of having a good time at any hour during the day or the night, then this bachelor pad is the one for you. You’ll have a shared pool where to relax, a gym to stay in shape, and a kitchen to prepare your own healthy food if that’s your thing. If not, then you’ll find plenty of dining options nearby.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Right in the heart of Darwin city, offering fantastic views across both the city and the water. Enjoy your luxury and spacious one-bedroom studio apartment featuring a king-size bed as well as facilities such as kitchenette, balcony with a view of the city, living and dining areas, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, TV, work desk, washing machine & dryer, hairdryer, in-room safe, pool & gym.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Essentials | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Gym

Guest Reviews

“Great location in the heart of Darwin. Responsive host. Thank you!” – Leah
“David & Lina were absolutely incredible, they went above & beyond taking care of us… we are amazed! The room is in such a great location with everything nearby, so many great restaurants! We will definitely be staying here again” – Laura
“Host is such a nice lady, felt welcome from beginning” – Robert
“Perfect spot for a week or weekend in Darwin. Easy walking/scooter ride from everything in town” – Mitchell
“We had a great stay here! The instructions for check-in were easy, the space was bright and clean with everything you need and it was walking distance to the CBD and waterfront. Would definitely stay again.” – Ashleigh

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#7 Darwin Waterfront Penthouses – 3 Bedrooms

7 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

With many entertainment options within walking distance and many more only a short drive away, booking this waterfront apartment on your next vacation for you and your family is the smartest thing you’ll ever do. Once you lay on the warm beds and rest your head on the plush pillows, you’ll never want to get up again.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Simply stunning 3 King Bedroom Suites with a large balcony to view the sunrise and sunset at Darwin’s iconic Waterfront Precinct- this is simply one of the best locations to stay in Darwin! All of our Penthouses have amazing water views! Modern, stylish and classy is just some of the words used to describe our apartments. Fully air-conditioned, well-appointed incl balconies, BBQ, Free WIFI & FETCH streaming TV.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Hot water | Essentials | Laptop-friendly workspace | High chair | Crib | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Great location and a beautiful apartment. Amazing views of Darwin harbour. Check in was fine once I had read the instructions.” – Anthony
“Beautiful apartment with an amazing view close to amazing restaurants and swimming areas” – Cara
“amazing views, best location in darwin” – Diane
“We had some wonderful time in this apartment. The apartment has amazing view. It is also well prepared for us to move in.” – 广平
“What a great weekend!! Everything was so easily done. The unit was amazing, the little added extras like breakfast supplies and condiments just made it so much better.” – Jodi

#8 Darwin Waterfront Luxury Suites -2-Bedroom Apartment With Views

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $210 per night, airbnb.com

Better suited for a small family or perhaps for a couple of friends who want the privacy of their own room and bathroom, this luxe apartment will be a dream come true. Take the free shuttle across the waterfront from Stokes Hill Warf to Indo Pacific Marine and choose a different stop along the way each day. Come back to a warm bath, warm beds and a good night’s rest.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our Darwin Waterfront Luxury Suites are designed with luxury in mind. We have the largest collection of luxury apartments with sensational views of the Darwin's Waterfront precinct. Offering 2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, full kitchen with Balcony and water views! We have 5 x 2 Bedroom apartments in our collection.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Heating | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Guest Reviews

“Such an amazing location, perfect for families, so close to all the fun things to do with kids. Fantastic views and brilliant well equipped, and spacious apartment. We will surely be back when we come through Darwin again.” – Sinem + Damien
“As a couple traveling with two young children (4yo and 11wk old), we could not have been happier with the location, aspect, style and service offered by this company. It really was a home away from home for us, and we can highly recommend it!!” – Carrie
“Top End Short Stays were absolutely stellar. They were very responsive and helpful after another airbnb location fell through at the last-minute. The whole team are all friendly and the apartment location on the Darwin waterfront was gorgeous and convenient.” – Rebecca
“Perfect place to stay especially for young children. Our children thoroughly enjoyed the wave pool. We were amazed by the stunning view of the waterfront area especially at night from the balcony.” – Hazel
“Beautiful apartment- great location” – Ingrid

#9 City Sub-Penthouse With Magnificent Views

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $360 per night, airbnb.com

The fact that the panoramic floor-to-ceiling glass doors open up completely to turn the already open interior and the balcony into a single massively capacious space is one of this apartment’s best design features. You and your extended family or group of friends will love the plush seating, the smart TVs and the fast WiFi, as well as the prime location in the heart of Darwin that this sub-penthouse has to offer.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This glorious sub-penthouse is the finest in Darwin accommodation. Not often can you be treated to staying in such luxury. A stunning 4 bedroom apartment which boasts the most incredible views overlooking the Darwin Harbour. Wonderfully designed, the layout is very spacious and open, you can see the ocean from every room. When the sun sets and you're feeling like retreating inside, relax in the soothing spa bath or unwind with a movie in the media room!”

Amenities

Wifi | Pool | Gym | Kitchen | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Essentials | Beach essentials | Dedicated workspace | Hot water | Heating

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful Property , great privacy” – Jeffrey
“Leanne was outstanding. The accommodation was exactly as described and Leanne was extremely easily to communicate, helpful and went out of her way to make our stay as positive and productive as it could be. Could not recommend Leanne and this place more.” – Hannah
“Awesome place to stay. Excellent location. Plenty of room with a fantastic views of the harbour. Sunset show every night.” – Terry

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#10 Comfortable Parap Apartment – Free WiFi & Netflix

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

You’ll find this sleek and modern apartment for two in Parap, which is about 5 minutes north of Darwin’s center. It’s a great home base for many popular activities like birdwatching, and it’s near many popular attractions like food markets, museums, galleries and Beaches. It’s ideal for a solo traveller or a couple on a weekend getaway from their daily routine.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Our Airbnb is close to restaurants and dining, the Parap market, family-friendly activities, and public transport. You’ll love my place because of the neighbourhood, the comfy bed, the kitchen, and the coziness. My place is good for couples and business travellers. There is NBN (Broadband internet) and a smart TV with Netflix.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Essentials | Heating | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Elevator | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“There isn’t much to say that hasn’t already been written in other reviews. As previously mentioned, the ocean is just a few blocks away. There are several restaurants located in the various boat clubs along the beach where you can have supper while watching the sunset.” – Sherri
“Denis' place exceeded our expectations. It was in a lovely location, on a quiet street, but close to everything we needed. Check in was a breeze and the apartment was very clean, spacious and comfortable.” – Emily
“Easy check-in instructions and very pleasurable stay in Parap.” – Kate
“This place is spacious and in the perfect location! A short walk from food, groceries and markets!” – Niamh
“A cosy functional space with everything you need in a fantastic location…. very good value as well I loved the kitchen with a bit of everything in it …… thank you” – Melinda

#11 Darwin City Chic @ Kube Apartments

5 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

Looking for international cuisine at your doorstep? Then book this Airbnb, since you’ll have more restaurants, cafes and bakeries than you’ll know what to do with during a whole week or two. Besides its perfect location, this apartment also has some unique amenities that’ll spice up the trip like a stunning olive green kitchen and a crystal-clear indoor swimming pool.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“You are very close to Woolworths Supermarket and loads of restaurants, cafes, bars and all the nightlife on Mitchell St and with just short stroll to Darwin’s famous Waterfront Precinct and Wave Pool. The apartment offers two bedrooms + 3rd/study with an excellent open plan living and dining, with dual sliding door access to the balcony, allowing a comfortable outdoor, street facing, living space. The apartment is ideal for 5 People.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Heating | Hot water | Elevator | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Maria’s place is amazing! Great location, big spacious apartment with all the amenities.. defiantly recommend anyone to stay here!” – Andrew
“Conveniently located apartment in Darwin. Easy access to the city mall and food essentials. Well kept facilities” – Belinda
“Great location.” – Ana
“Nice apartment in the middle of the city.” – Saskia
“Awesome place to stay, has all you need, and is so accessible to everything. 5+ star rating.” – Rose

#12 Saltwater Suites – 3-Bedroom Beach Apartment

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

If you want a classy place to crash during your next trip to Darwin, this is an excellent choice. It offers an unbeatable combination of location, comfort and views that are hard to find anywhere else. Head down to the wave pool which is steps away and after a good rinse to get rid of the salt, pick a restaurant and delve into some delicious seafood, all of it with your loved ones.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Simply stunning 3 King Bedroom Suite with an enormous balcony to view the sunrise and sunset at Darwin’s iconic Waterfront Precinct. 2 balconies to dine from with an outdoor setting for 6 guests on the main balcony and also a large outdoor lounge + BBQ.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Dryer | Iron | Air conditioning | TV | Washer | Essentials | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | High chair | Crib

Guest Reviews

“Everything about the place and the location was awesome highly recommend to stay there” – Daniel
“Great location. Spacious living areas!” – Samuel
“Great place to stay with all you can want within minutes. Thanks again.” – Stephen
“Comfortable and spacious apartment. Amazing waterfront location, especially if you have little kids!” – Tim
“Great location. Super clean. We had a fabulous stay.” – Brad

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