Destination guide

Experience holiday homes to rent near Circular Quay

Circular Quay is a famous harbour in downtown Sydney that’s a delightful hub for experiencing heritage sites, incredible cuisine and hopping nightlife. Circular Quay is hugely popular for its restaurants and shopping, and it’s commonly known as the ‘Gateway to Sydney’. All types of visitors enjoy Circular Quay, whether travelling solo, in a group, with family or for a romantic retreat. Holiday homes to rent near Circular Quay keep you close to some of the most desirable features of Sydney.

History

Explore Circular Quay heritage sites from holiday homes

Circular Quay traces its history to the earliest explorers anchoring at Sydney in the late 1700s. Circular Quay was one of Sydney’s primary shipping ports in the mid-1800s, and it became the primary passenger terminal in the late 1800s. One of the loveliest aspects of holiday homes near Circular Quay is that you are immersed in history at all times as you walk along the bay. The most famous historical landmark, the Sydney Opera House, is only a few decades old, yet it defines the skyline of Sydney. Right on the edge of Circular Quay is the Customs House, which has historic exhibits and a place to dine and drink. The Bridge Stairs are another neat aspect of Circular Quay where you can get a bird's-eye view of the original parts of the harbour and what’s been newly constructed.

Day trips

Exciting day trips from Circular Quay holiday accommodation

If you want to take a day away from Circular Quay, you would likely enjoy Blue Mountains National Park, where you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the New South Wales mountains and countryside. Manly Beach is a popular destination for a day trip from your holiday accommodation as you get to soak up the sun and sand with all of the comforts and amenities of a popular holiday town. You can head to the Hunter Region of New South Wales for the incredibly beautiful and relaxing Port Stephens, where you can relax on the beach or watch dolphins from a boat hire or while parasailing. Many like to take a short trip south to Royal National Park where you can hike through forests and across cliffs near incredible views of the ocean.

Essential info

Key information for Circular Quay holiday accommodation

Before reserving Circular Quay holiday accommodation, you’ll want to know some essential facts to stay safe and enjoy your holiday. Circular Quay is a popular point of interest in Sydney that’s home to a number of delightful restaurants, attractions and stores. During the summer months, the temperature averages around 23°C, while temperatures average around 13°C in the winter. Circular Quay sees many travellers, and while it’s a safe area, you should keep an eye on your valuables in order to avoid being an easy target for pickpockets. Like throughout Australia, if you are in need of emergency medical services, you can dial 000.

Events

Circular Quay events and festivals near holiday rentals

Circular Quay is a fantastic spot to catch an event nearly any time of year. At the Sydney Opera House, there is almost always something fresh and exciting for you to attend or watch near holiday rentals. Sometimes, that may mean an award-winning musical, or you could find yourself at a classical symphony. During May and June, you can come to Circular Quay to witness Vivid Sydney, where the lights, music and creativity will leave you awestruck. Also, if you’re here on Boxing Day, you can enjoy festive events including a cruise through Sydney Harbor.

Where to stay near Circular Quay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,200 holiday rentals near Circular Quay. From 1,483 Houses to 2,387 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 Circular Quay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay near Circular Quay?

Whether you are travelling with your family or your friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break near Circular Quay:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,235 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 143 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 64 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 246 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses near Circular Quay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,483 Houses near Circular Quay. Our other popular types of holiday homes near Circular Quay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,387 holiday houses
  • Villas: 28 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 55 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 near Circular Quay?

Yes, you can select your prefered holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,043 holiday rentals with pool available near Circular Quay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of rentals available.

    Can I book a holiday accommodation directly online or instantly near Circular Quay?

    Yes, HomeAway offers a selection of 4,200 holiday homes to book directly online and 1,891 with instant booking available near Circular Quay. Don't wait, have a look at our holiday houses via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Circular Quay!

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