Destination guide

The friendly city of Paddington awaits you

Experience the unique character of Paddington with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its cafés, shopping and bars. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Paddington

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Paddington a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fox Studio Australia (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Luna Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Paddington

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Paddington. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Centennial Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Green Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Cook + Phillip Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hyde Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Paddington

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Paddington?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,290 house rentals around Paddington. From 2,151 Condos/Apartments to 886 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Paddington is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Paddington?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Paddington:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,117 vacation rentals
  • Chatswood CBD: 69 vacation rentals
  • Collaroy Beach: 29 vacation rentals
  • Spit Junction: 147 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 400 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Paddington?

Vrbo offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Paddington. From Vrbo travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • University of New South Wales, Art and Design: 3,971 home rentals
  • Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation: 3,988 home rentals
  • Wagner Art Gallery: 3,988 home rentals
  • Juniper Hall: 4,010 home rentals
  • Neild Avenue Maze: 4,037 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Paddington listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Paddington?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 2,151 Condos/Apartments in Paddington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Paddington include:

  • Houses: 886 lodging choices
  • Villas: 17 lodging choices
  • Studios: 2,257 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Paddington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 737 vacation homes with pool available in Paddington.

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