Destination guide

The friendly city of Paddington awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Paddington with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its cafes, shopping and bars. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Paddington a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 holiday in Paddington. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre.

Where to stay near Paddington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,790 holiday rentals near Paddington. From 1,048 Houses to 2,502 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Paddington is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Paddington:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,512 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 151 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 81 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 32 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 281 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Paddington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Paddington. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Intersection: 4,448 holiday rentals
  • Allianz Stadium: 4,437 holiday rentals
  • Paddington Markets: 4,441 holiday rentals
  • Neild Avenue Maze: 4,451 holiday rentals
  • Akira Boutique: 4,365 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Paddington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,048 Houses in Paddington. Our other popular types of Paddington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,502 holiday houses
  • Villas: 18 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 24 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Paddington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 881 holiday homes with pool available in Paddington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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