If you’ve got friends or family coming from out of state, a quirky way to experience a different side of the capital and get a real sense of the Canberra lifestyle is to bypass the hotels and live in the comfort of a real Canberra home! Here are some of our city’s best Airbnb offerings.
$197 per night
The modern and spacious top-floor apartment is in a great location close to all the national institutions, galleries, museums, parks and restaurants. Minutes from the city centre, airport, train and bus stations, it is an ideal modern place to stay for couples, families and business travellers.
$560 per night
This expansive stately home is located in ‘Old Deakin’ – one of the original suburbs of Canberra. Nestled in established gardens, it is within easy walking distance of the Parliamentary Triangle and the restaurants and cafes of Manuka and the Kingston Foreshore. With five bedrooms and a pool, this house is perfect for a large group.
$349 per night
Linden Apartment is a spacious 15th-floor sub-penthouse apartment situated in the middle of the beautiful NewActon Arts and Culture precinct. This space features amazing views over Lake Burley Griffin and is located a stone’s throw away from the city’s best restaurants, cafes, bars and entertainment.
$200 per night
This clean, modern and comfortable two-bedroom apartment is located on the exclusive and vibrant Kingston Foreshore, with restaurants, cafes and bars at your doorstep. The central location makes it perfect for tourists or business people – a great accommodation choice for those looking for resort-style living.
$236 per night
This light and airy heritage house has spacious and comfortable living areas and room for the whole family to enjoy. It is located opposite a lovely leafy park and within walking distance to Braddon and the city, where you can find great cafés, bars and shopping.
$135 per night
This modern, two-storey New York-style apartment is perfectly located on the bustling, vibrant Lonsdale Street. You won’t even need to leave Braddon with the endless list of things to do (and eat!) It’s a short walk to the centre of Canberra’s CBD and smack bang in the middle of the city’s most trendy street.
$225 per night
This fully furnished executive apartment has a balcony, queen bed, fully equipped kitchen and spacious living room. The stylish new apartment building is located across the road the from the Canberra Centre retail destination and 500 metres from iconic Lake Burleigh Griffin. There’s also an onsite gym and outdoor pool and spa!