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Darlinghurst Studio

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Bright with fantastic views

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner


This leafy inner city suburb offers stunning residential streetscape. A pocket of pulsating options, the streets come alive at night in this most convenient of locations in Sydney. This top floor apartment (5th floor, accessible via stairs or lift) with incredibly pleasing 'vista', has art deco features with a space that is full of light all day long. Perfect for a single or couple as it sleeps two on the comfortable queen bed. The bathroom has original features and a huge bath, separate kitchen. Studio has free wifi internet, laundry facilities on the top floor. Don't stay here if you don't love character with an oldy worldy Parisian style. This studio is filled to the brim with character and charm.

Darlinghurst has colourful characters and is constantly evolving. Where better to stay than right in the heart of it all?

Queen Bed, 32" flat screen, free-to-air digital tv, DVD

Separate kitchen, full amenities, gas stove/oven (no microwave)

Bathroom with full bath

Sunlit all day long, incredible vista looking over toward Paddington

Wardrobe and shelf supplied with hangers

Rooftop view of Sydney Harbour Bridge

Laundry facilities on the rooftop, washing machine/dryer

Perfect for a single or couple as it sleeps two on the chiropractic, comfortable queen bed. We do not have a cot nor extra sleeping facilities in this property for more than two people. Babies are welcome, but you will need to bring your own bedding and extras.

The studio does not have AC. Installing AC in this studio would be in vain as the studio does not need extra cooling. The studio is on the top floor and has a wonderful cross breeze that all have loved and enjoyed. It also faces east so only gets the morning sun, not the hot afternoon western sun. If the studio was on the other side of the building it would be a different story. The studio has a large fan (see pictures) if extra cooling is required, but beyond the fan, AC is not needed at all. We have had guests in this studio for 4 years during record temperature Summer heat waves and never had we had feedback about there requiring AC. It's a lovely breezy space.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bondi Beach, 4kms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Sydney 13 km, 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 1
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Lift access
Further details indoors

Art Deco building, one of only four heritage listed buildings in the area. Darlinghurst Studio is on the top floor of 5th floor, with elevator and stairs. The windows are East facing with adjustable plantation-like shutters. The street is a cul-de-sac so has very little traffic noise.

Additional linen/towels can be supplied for the additional cost of $40.

About this location

The New South Wales region

Beaches and surfing in NSW

If a world championship competition for the best beaches was held, New South Wales would have to be disqualified on grounds of unfair advantage. The State’s coastline stretches 1590km with a grand total of 892 beaches including Sydney’s famed harbour and ocean beaches and seven of Australia’s National Surfing Reserves.

With all that choice, you’re bound to find just the right beach for a surfing weekend, a surfing road trip or a fun-packed beach holiday with the kids. World-famous surf breaks attract keen surfers from around the globe but there are also plenty of beaches where you can learn to surf with an accredited surf school.

Great food and wine across NSW

Award-winning top-rated restaurants are liberally sprinkled across New South Wales from Leura to Orange, Byron to Mildura with committed chefs attracted by the abundant, quality, seasonal produce. You can stock up on delicious gourmet goodies at the farm gate, artisan bakeries, family-owned wineries and the regular farmers’ markets that are now a tourist feature of most major NSW towns.

Stay for a short break or long weekend to enjoy a regional cooking class or wine tasting course. Impress your friends with rare vintages, organic hand-made cheeses and fresh seafood from some of the cleanest waters in the world or a box of succulent organic figs, juicy peaches or crisp apples.

On your travels you’ll also discover that some foodie pleasures never fade. Lunch on the veranda of an old country pub, fish and chips on the beach, an afternoon cream tea in a quaint café or tasting fine wine made by a third generation wine-maker.

NSW road trips and scenic drives

The best scenic drives take you on road trips of sheer pleasure and discovery. In New South Wales, there are tourist drives and scenic road trips that let you explore at your own pace, spend time with the whole family on a new adventure or meet new friends in a holiday park.



Oxford St Darlinghurst Sydney

Oxford Street is Darlinghurst’s best known street, as much as it being the beginning of the Annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade route every year and as being known as the centre of the gay community in Sydney.

The street runs from the south east corner of Hyde Park in the city all the way to Bondi Junction.

Sydney Nightlife

For the nightlife, on the side streets and Oxford Street itself, you can easily find a place that suits your tastes.

There are plenty of nightclubs that go long into the night and as well as collection of lively pubs in this area stretching from the lower end of Oxford Street to Paddington, including the Oxford, the Grand National, the Windsor Castle, The Four in Hand and the Royal.

Darlinghurst Restaurants

A great variety of restaurants, from international such as Indian, Thai, Mauritian, Nepalese, Vietnamese, Mexican, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, to the nouveau are to be found in Darlinghurst.

Or tuck into a well aged steak or cut of prime roast rib or even seafood. There is plenty of choice here and not just on Oxford Street, but in the old suburb’s winding small side streets and lanes.

You can also find numerous cafés and fast food outlets tucked away between the speciality shops, boutiques, restaurants, music stores, pubs and nightclubs.

Shopping in Darlinghurst

One of the attractions to this area are the many specialist shops, trendy galleries, antique shops and the speciality clothes stores. Find what you want from the latest fashions and accessories, to recycled retro and street designer clothing.

Booklovers will delight at the many late closing book stores here. One, aptly named ‘The Bookshop’, at 207 Oxford Street, has been open for over twenty years specialising in GLBT books and magazines, including the latest releases - as well as DVDs.

Victoria Army Barracks

Victoria Army Barracks, built by convicts and soldiers in 1841 from locally sourced sandstone and surrounded by a protective wall. There is a military museum that you can visit and the complex is an interesting example of 19th century military architecture.

The Sydney Jewish Museum

On the corner of Burton St and Darlinghurst Rd is the Sydney Jewish Museum. Exhibits trace the history and life of the early Jewish settlers who came to Australia, to begin a new life.

It also has a number of poignant displays and exhibits relating to the Holocaust.

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Review 1-7 of 7

23 Nov 2014


"Nice Apartment in Bohemian Darlinghurst"

Apartment was nice and in a good location. Only drawback is that it is next to the lift shaft which was extremely noisy throughout the night on 6 of 7 nights. If you are a light sleeper this apartment… More

22 Nov 2014


"Great Value in Great Location"

This cosy apartment in the vibrant Darlinghurst area is a great value. Located in a historic old building, the amenities (e.g. air conditioning, electric outlet in bathroom and antique elevator) of ne… More

5 Oct 2014


"Beautiful studio flat and an incredible building in a hip area"

The flat is located in the wonderful area of Darlinghurst. It is a short scenic walk to the Sydney Opera House, Harbour bridge and Botanical Gardens - we found this to be very convenient for sightsee… More

11 Jun 2014


"Characterful studio in great location."

Cute studio apartment in interesting period block in a very central location within walking distance of all city highlights. The apartment contains everything required for a short to medium term stay … More

Thank you Niel - such a great guest. Darlinghurst is an inner city suburb of Sydney, full to the brim of exciting restaurants and night life and yet, the studio is on one of the quietest culdesac streets, so we miss the traffic but occasionally guests will hear passersby on their way home. You would have a hard time finding a location without this in Darlinghurst and that's why we and others love it :-)

5 Mar 2014


"No need to look further, this places is a winner"

A light filled haven and such excellent value! Each time I go to Sydney it seems to get more and more expensive, and it's always a challenge for me to find that special something with charm AND c… More

Always welcome back. We are so happy you loved your stay.

16 Sep 2013


"Light, airy pad for staying in central Sydney"

I stayed at this chic, small pad for a week during my stay in Sydney in July 2013. It's close to everything so it's accessible. It's surrounded by leafy gardens and cafes, so you don&… More

WE do our best to allow guests to check in early if requested, but it is entirely dependent on previous and post guests to your stay. All guests are given a 10am check out and 2pm check in as we need the full 4hrs to clean. If a guest departs earlier than 10am, we can get in earlier and offer earlier check-in to the next guest.

20 Nov 2012


"Lovely, beautiful and cozy accommodation to suit your every need"

The studio is close to all attractions in Sydney. Just exit the main entrance and you will be swarmed with many great cafes and restaurants from Western fares to Asian and even Argentinian. Don't fancy spending too much? Studio also provides ample amenities for cooking. A short walk to King Cross and you will find the train station and Coles. Rain or shine, the studio is within a good distance to get to where you need to go and away from the normal hustle bustle of CBD. Roof top view during dusk is just beautiful.

Review 1-7 of 7

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