The 12 Best Airbnbs In Newcastle, Australia

December 28, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Newcastle, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Newcastle and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Stevenson Beach Cottage In The Heart Of Newcastle East

10 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $310 per night, airbnb.com

Are you looking for the perfect beach stay in Newcastle for you and your big group of friends? Then look no further because you’ve just found it. A decent-sized kitchen to cook for everyone and a big dining table for all to eat together are just some of the perks you’ll get, but its prime locations right next to Newcastle Beach and Fort Scratchley is its best feature.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautifully updated home in Newcastle's trendy East End. Moments from beaches, ocean baths, foreshore, parklands, cafes, shops and the new light rail. Perfect for groups and families wanting to stay together by the beach while being conveniently close to the CBD for business stays. Stevenson Beach Cottage is a mix of old charm with new conveniences.”

Amenities

Heating | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | TV | Essentials | Hot water | Air conditioning | Washer | Dryer | High chair | Children’s dinnerware

Guest Reviews

“Had bad weather during our stay so we were indoors most of the trip, and found the stay was suitably equipped to play board games and lounge around in two living spaces. Thumbs up and thank you from all of us!” – Odom
“Was a great stay, the place was the perfect location and a great choice for our weekend away” – Kathleen
“We had a fantastic four-month stay. The house is in an incredible location between two beaches and walking distance to quality restaurants and cafes as well as the light rail. The house is older but renovated and more than comfortable.” – Fred
“This is a great house. It is very comfortable and they have lots of amenities in the house that I didn't expect (sunscreen, bug spray, laundry detergent, etc). The house is also very clean! The host Carly is very responsive.” – Louisa
“We stayed here for 3 weeks for a work project in Newcastle. The location is mint with a short stroll to the beach, the harbour and shops/cafes. The space was tastefully decorated and had numerous zones to sit which were all used.” – Kim

#2 Architecturally Designed Luxury Studio

2 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

This picturesque and colourful abode is located on Cooks Hill and it’s convenient to many of Newcastle’s best destinations including Newcastle Beach, Merewether Beach and Fort Scratchley. This studio has everything a person may need for a short or long stay, making it an ideal stay for a solo traveller in search of adventure at the beach.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This new, architecturally designed, the studio offers the very best in quality and innovation. The north-facing studio soaks up the sunshine, starry nights and tranquillity whilst nestled just behind Darby Street's restaurants, cafes and boutique shopping. Bar Beach is approximately 8 minutes walk and the city center is 12 minutes walk (including the University of Newcastle Business and Law faculty and Law courts).”

Amenities

Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Heating | Essentials | Washer | Wifi | Hot water | Iron | Dryer | Single level home | Free street parking | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Modern, comfortable studio in a central location to beaches, cafes and everything Newcastle has to offer! Aleeta is a really responsive & thoughtful host and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Cooks Hill. Highly recommended!” – Lachie
“Great location and very clean! Everything you need for a perfect getaway!” – Rachele
“Lovely stylist space, very clean and nice homey touches. Great location too, the place is so close to Darby street and a 10-15 minute walk to bar beach. If you wake up with the light make sure you bring a sleeping mask :)” – Maddi
“Great location! Very nice space, had everything we needed for a long weekend getaway.” – Barry
“Ideal place to stay should you prefer to experience thoughtful spaces with architectural interest and practical comfort. Great location is so close to the fabulous cafe's, restaurants, beaches and the centre of Newcastle.” – Gregory

#3 Captains Nest – Absolute Luxury Awaits

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $240 per night, airbnb.com

Ideally suited for a romantic weekend getaway at the beach, this 1-bedroom apartment with stunning views and minimalist décor is just what the doctor ordered for a couple of lovebirds. Enjoy breathtaking views of the ocean, spot migrating whales, and immerse yourselves in conversation, all of it from the comfort of your own terrace and with a glass of wine in your hand.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Captains NestCaptain's Nest is a truly magnificent starting point when arriving in Newcastle. Drop your bags & leave your car tucked away safe & sound for the rest of your trip. You are truly on vacation. With expansive views of all the harbour and beaches guests can feel completely immersed in this stunning location.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Great location, view and apartment – enjoy!!!” – Luke
“Is there such a thing as ‘super super' hosts cause Becks and Brett are just that…super responsive, super accommodating and super genuine people! I made my booking at the last moment around 1:45am, they responded and sorted out my stay quickly” – Marty
“Lovely apartment. Great views, especially from the roof. Comfortable and well appointed.” – Wilhelmina
“The place is cosy and clean, I would stay there again” – Sam
“Booked with Rebecca the morning of arrival and I was welcomed with a food platter and tour of the apartment. Every question I asked during my stay, I receive a quick response. The apartment itself is just like the photos and the view is beautiful.” – Amber

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#4 The Aire Luxury Beachfront Apartment, Newcastle

2 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

This place takes beachfront living to the next level. It’ll be more than difficult to find a place with better sunrise views. If you and your partner want to feel like you’re staying at a 5-star hotel with the added benefit of your own kitchen, all the while being only a couple of flip-flopping steps away from a gorgeous beach and all of Newcastle’s best destinations, then book this Airbnb now.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Imagine waking to this view… Featuring quality touches throughout, this one-bedroom apartment with floor to ceiling glass windows and sliding door welcomes in the sunlight and fresh sea breeze. The open plan living area opens onto the generous balcony overlooking 180-degree views of Newcastle Beach. You’ll find plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants nearby, plus transport options – all within easy reach.”

Amenities

Air conditioning | Dryer | Heating | Hot water | Washer | Essentials | TV | Iron | Wifi | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Great apartment. Beautiful location! We’ll be back again!” – Nicole
“This is an absolutely amazing space. It’s clean, stylish and spacious with just a priceless view! The owners were prompt to respond to any queries.” – Yamini
“Beautiful apartment in a great location – easy walking distance to everything! Very clean and had a beautiful view” – Evelyn
“Apartment was full of light and stylishly furnished. It gave me a good idea of what it would be like to live in an apartment and actually, I'd quite like it. Location was good in that there were lots of cafes nearby.” – Hilde
“Really nice apartment with great views and in walking distance of most things. Highly recommend it.” – Josh

#5 Coastal Escape – Waterfront Just 100 Metres Away

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

This gorgeous 2-bedroom house could easily win an interior design competition. Everything from the minimalist décor, the carefully curated furnishings and the colour palette to the cozy backyard with its little garden and covered deck make this place special. Book it today for you and your best girlfriends for a long Newcastle vacation that you’ll always remember.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Located just moments walk from where Throsby Creek meets the Newcastle harbour, in the urban village of Maryville. We welcome you to our beautiful coastal-inspired home with gated entry & undercover parking. Spacious bedrooms and luxury features throughout, the master bedroom offering a beautifully renovated ensuite and northeast facing sun-filled deck. The private garden covered alfresco area & tropical outdoor rain shower creates a tranquil, relaxing getaway less than 100m from the waterfront.”

Amenities

Dryer | Essentials | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Wifi | Hot water | Air conditioning | Washer | Heating | Room-darkening shades | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful and convenient place! Incredibly clean and thoughtful hosts. Would definitely return and recommend!” – Mikiella
“Furnished to perfection! Amazing hospitality! And a walk away to one of the best bakeries I've been to.” – Sophie
“I absolutely loved my stay , such a comfortable and stylish home, it had a really welcoming feel and the back deck and garden was like your own little oasis. I highly recommend a visit Thanks for having Me” – Trish
“Quirky, cute and perfect for two couples, four friends or small family. We loved Cachana and Taylor’s house. Modern and Clean to sparkling standard, lovely touches and thoughtfully appointed and styled – very funky.” – Judy
“Amazing hosts, amazing house! Location is perfect, house is amazing, so beautifully presented, clean, homely touches. We didn't want to leave!” – Fiona

#6 Amazing Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Light blues, cool greys and vibrant white make up the colour palette of this cozy and snug piece of heaven for two right next to Newcastle Beach. With gorgeous ocean views, a comfy queen bed, a nice kitchen and peaceful surroundings, book this apartment for the weekend and you’ll feel like if you were on a second honeymoon.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Thank you for choosing to stay at one of Payten Streets Properties – 1 bedroom unit, right on Newcastle Beach, one of the best locations in Newcastle. Ideal for a couple’s getaway with plenty of restaurants, cafes & bars within walking distance. Sleeps 2 with 1 Queen Bed, car space and amazing views right over the beach perfect for leisure & business and it's on the track for those looking for the V8 supercar weekend.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Great location to cafes, pubs, restaurants, coastal walks, beach etc, etc. The unit was well laid out & perfect for a couple & exactly as described & in the photos.” – Chris
“This apartment was in an absolutely fantastic location with amazing views.” – Joel
“Wonderful place to stay, prime location, comfy lounge and big tv. Really enjoyed Newcastle” – Grace
“We had such a great time & it was an easy Check in experience. It was walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. We had a great stay. Thank you” – Kathryn
“Amazing location and cosy atmosphere, would definitely recommend” – Ben

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#7 Carrodise Cottage

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

Two bedrooms with queen beds means that this is the perfect house to book for two couples travelling to Newcastle for the first time. The kitchen opens to the dining table for 6, which also opens completely to the backyard, giving you a lovely alfresco dining experience. Its location in Carrington with all its heritage homes is also worthy of note.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to Carrodise! We hope that you enjoy your stay. This property is a renovated, gun-barrel cottage complete with a chef's kitchen, and relaxing soaker tub! Every detail has been considered and as hosts, we are very responsive to your needs.”

Amenities

TV | Air conditioning | Heating | Essentials | Dryer | Wifi | Washer | Iron | Hot water | Bathtub | Room-darkening shades | Free street parking

Guest Reviews

“Scott and Alex's home exceeds expectations. The home was very stylish, clean, and thoughtful. There is everything you could need for a comfortable stay!” – Sarah
“Amazing cottage, well styled and everything you need. Great communication.” – Dianne
“Beautiful space, great value! Hosts were very helpful and quick to respond.” – Roxy
“A great place to stay. Clean and tidy and very well appointed. It’s close to local ammenities and has a lot of character.” – Dean
“A perfect and adorable cottage in a great location- a quiet and special area of Newy but super close to all things too. Cozy and clean and great” – Mitchell

#8 Perfect Penthouse

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

Are you planning a solo trip to Newcastle and want to be right in the middle of all the action? Then this single bedroom apartment with stunning views is what you want. Wake up to the sound of the waves and a breathtaking sunrise, then choose your destination for the day’s adventure. You’ll find everything Newcastle offers close by.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Right on Newcastle Beach, one of the best locations in Newcastle. Ideal for a couple’s getaway with plenty of restaurants, cafes & bars within walking distance. Sleeps 2 with 1 Queen Bed, car space and amazing views right over the beach perfect for leisure & business and it's on the track for those looking for the V8 supercar weekend.”

Amenities

Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | TV | Essentials | Dryer | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Elevator | Kitchen | Shampoo | Hangers | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“The view is spectacular and the apartment is clean and cozy. Luke and Stacey answer enquiries very promptly. Coffee machine a good addition. Left two pods for a coffee each. Thanks” – Dorothy
“The view is fabulous, we saw two pods of dolphins while sitting enjoying the coastline from the comfy lounge. The location is within walking distance to really great restaurants and a stones throw to the beach for a swim.” – Chris
“A fantastically well positioned, secure apartment with an amazing view. Simple, stylish and just right for a discovery stay in Newcastle” – Michele
“You absolutely can’t beat the location – waking up to that view is perfection, with lots of restaurants and cafes nearby. Would highly recommend this place.” – Nicola
“A fabulous location and an easy to enjoy accommodation space. Great place to settle yourself to enjoy fantastic beach views and become imbroiled in all that Newcastle has to offer.” – Susan

#9 Little House On Dawson

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

Cooks Hill offers the perfect balance between comfort, heritage, peacefulness and convenience, and this house for 4 is right in the middle of it. Enjoy cafes and restaurants within walking distance, the Bogey Hole, several beaches and the Fort only minutes away and a house with a lofted bedroom, a full kitchen and plenty of character waiting for you at the end of the day.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This is a beautiful little self-contained bungalow located at the back of my house. You will have everything you need for a comfortable and unique stay in this (very! ) light-filled space. All the windows are leadlight and the soaring window at the front (from a 100-year-old church in the Hunter Valley) adds to the distinctive charm.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“Lovely place , the area is calm and near everything” – Julien
“Awesome place. Great location. Lovely host. I highly recommend this place to stay while in Newy” – Julie
“This place is a real gem! Isabel is a lovely person and you can see this in all the little details she thinks about for her guests. The pictures are great but they don't do the place justice.” – Tonya
“Isabel's home has a great location & is comfortably furnished. The phone chargers & travel brochures were very helpful inclusions. Jenny & Michael” – Jenny
“Fabulous stay in Newcastle. This is a lovely little space in Cooks Hill which is a very cool part of Newcastle. The place was beautiful, spotless, had thoughtful touches and centrally located.” – Sally

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#10 Beachfront Beauty – Wifi Included

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

If your idea of a perfect stay at the beach isn’t a picturesque cottage but rather a modern, hotel-like lodging with the amenities of home, then this apartment is for you. It’s the ideal spot to book for remote workers who want to enjoy the sound of the waves while they madly type away on their laptop with a drink in one hand, all of it from a balcony with uninterrupted ocean views.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Right on Newcastle Beach, one of the best locations in Newcastle. Ideal for a couple’s getaway with plenty of restaurants, cafes & bars within walking distance. Sleeps 2 with 1 Queen Bed, car space and amazing views right over the beach Perfect for leisure & business and it's on the track for those looking for the V8 supercar weekend.”

Amenities

Air conditioning | TV | Dryer | Heating | Washer | Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Free parking on premises | Microwave | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Stacey personally called me when I was Having trouble finding the key and basement entrance which was a huge help and excellent customer service the entire stay” – Martin
“Beautiful clean apartment with incredible views” – Nicholas
“Amazing location, incredible views! Communication was great and check-in was smooth and easy. Would definitely recommend.” – Janelye
“Amazing apartment in such a good location. The views were stunning!” – Talia
“Absolutely incredible stay. Amazing views, gorgeous apartment & the hosts were so lovely ☺️” – Ravina

#11 Newcastle Short Stay Apartments – Flagstaff Apartments

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

Cath views of gigantic cruise ships from your private balcony as you sip on your freshly-brewed morning coffee in this apartment for four. Afterwards, put your flip flops on and take a short walk to Fort Scratchley then on to Nobbys Lighthouse. Head in the other direction and you’ll find all the appeal of downtown Newcastle with all its museums, shops and vibrant city life.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Flagstaff Apartment is a 2 bedroom apartment on Nobbys Road in Newcastle East with a private balcony and cafe setting on the sunny north side and one off-street car space. Flagstaff has elevated 180-degree views across Foreshore Park. The view expands from Newcastle Harbour, Nobbys Lighthouse and out to sea. Just a short walk to the CBD and only one minute to the beach and to our famous art deco ocean baths.”

Amenities

Essentials | Washer | TV | Iron | Wifi | Dryer | Air conditioning | Heating | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Hairdryer | Shampoo

#12 Exceptional Beach Views – Luxury Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

You could describe this apartment as modern living for two in the perfect location. Floor to ceiling windows not only let in all the natural light but also some breathtaking beach views that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. You won’t find a better location for you and your partner to use as a home base for exploring everything Newcastle has to offer.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“On the 8th level of beach side Arena, offering sensational views over Newcastle Beach, to the iconic Ocean Baths, Nobbys Head & beyond, this spacious apartment is moments to great eateries & bars. The enclosed balcony w/ sumptuous Freedom day bed, offers the perfect view. As the sounds of the ocean soothe your soul, while watching the waves, whales, dolphins & action.”

Amenities

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

Guest Reviews

“This is a super sweet spot in the heart of Newcastle beach. Couldn’t ask for a more comfortable, clean, well located, and perfectly organized apartment. Close to everything you need.” – Melanie
“Mark & Karen were wonderful hosts. Their place is sleek, clean and fun with a view that is unbeatable! The stay is one that will be memorable and would definitely return in the future.” – Amy
“Spectacular views, beautifully decorated made self-isolation a wonderful experience” – Michael
“Fabulous hosts, great communication and very thoughtful and practical touches. Great position with an incredible view.” – Jane
“Amazing view. Close to restaurants, city and beaches. Newcastle is a hidden gem. The apartment was immaculately clean. Air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bed, lovely linen and high quality towels. A great stay.” – Tim

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