Vacation rentals in Newcastle

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Spectacular Beach Views Penthouse, Newcastle Beach
Stylishly appointed, near new, penthouse apartment (14th floor) overlooking pristine Newcastle Beach & adjacent Oceans Baths. Fabulous Cafes right downstairs, 5 min walk to city centre busting with great bars, restaurants and shops. You can walk everywhere from here whether on business or pleasure. Private 1 car park underground (+visitor parking). Comfy queen bed so you can wake up and see dolphins & whales migrating & the best view in Newcastle. Sip coffee or cocktails on the balcony. Just BE
Oct 12 – 19
ﺩ.ﺇ547 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 580 reviews
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Inner City Newcastle Apartment near Beach
Light, airy & spacious one bedroom apartment, situated in the centre of the CBD. A 5 minute walk to Newcastle Beach and Newcastle Harbour. A stone's throw from the light rail which links up directly with the train at Newcastle Interchange and also within walking distance of multiple bus stops. Conveniently situated above a cafe. Surrounded by a plethora of restaurants, bars & cafes. The best of inner city & coastal living in one. Please note the apartment is located on the second floor.
Apr 27 – May 4
ﺩ.ﺇ276 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 310 reviews
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Honeysuckle Harbourside-81m2-Parking-Self Check-In
Very modern 1 bedroom 81m2 apartment, situated on Newcastle Harbour in Honeysuckle (Nobby's headland views). The University's city campus is on the opposite side of the street. Footsteps to Honeysuckle's dining and entertainment precinct. One light rail stop from Newcastle interchange, light rail stop is directly behind the apartment building. BBQ on level 3. Apartment is professionally cleaned before each guest arrives, to ensure high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
May 2 – 9
ﺩ.ﺇ455 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 304 reviews

Popular amenities for Newcastle vacation rentals

Stay near Newcastle's top sights

Foreshore Park15 locals recommend
Fort Scratchley103 locals recommend
Newcastle Ocean Baths39 locals recommend
Newcastle Museum102 locals recommend
Marketown Shopping Centre47 locals recommend
Queens Wharf Hotel30 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Newcastle

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Guesthouse in Cooks Hill
Little House on Dawson
Dec 5 – 12
ﺩ.ﺇ352 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 481 reviews
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Exceptional Beach views - Luxury apartment
Jun 15 – 22
ﺩ.ﺇ832 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 304 reviews
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Apartment in Cooks Hill
Gorgeous Newcastle Terrace - 1 bed grd floor unit
Jul 17 – 24
ﺩ.ﺇ336 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 253 reviews
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"Anna's by Sea " Luxury Beachfront Apartment.
Jun 3 – 10
ﺩ.ﺇ626 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 179 reviews
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Curve Art Apartment-Unique City/Beach experience
Aug 8 – 15
ﺩ.ﺇ495 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 188 reviews
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Cabin in Pokolbin
Amelie's, romantic and secluded with amazing views
Nov 27 – Dec 4
ﺩ.ﺇ673 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 323 reviews
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Guest suite in Merewether
Beach Belle -sunny private suite with own entrance
Aug 3 – 8
ﺩ.ﺇ356 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 412 reviews
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Luxury Beachfront Apartment - Newcastle Beach
May 24 – 31
ﺩ.ﺇ876 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 403 reviews
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Home in Cooks Hill
* Walk Everywhere l Parking l Renovated *
Aug 17 – 24
ﺩ.ﺇ464 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 173 reviews
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City Snug on Newcastle Beach - No Airbnb Guest Fee
Nov 29 – Dec 6
ﺩ.ﺇ515 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 167 reviews
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Home in Newcastle East
Habitat at Newcastle Beach
Jun 22 – 29
ﺩ.ﺇ824 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 105 reviews
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*Construction Special Mar-Oct 2024* - Beach Petite
Jul 12 – 19
ﺩ.ﺇ343 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 40 reviews

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Newcastle

Total rentals

270 properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

90 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

30 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

20 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

130 properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

17K reviews

Your guide to Newcastle

All About Newcastle

This lively cosmopolitan port town in New South Wales is situated on the eastern South Pacific coastline and is one of the area's premier vacation destinations. Newcastle has an unmistakably bohemian vibe, full of artists, trendy cafes on Darby Street, a thriving nightlife, and a culinary scene that ranges from brewpub fare to farm-to-table cuisine. There’s a plethora of pristine coastlines plus several secret swimming holes and public ocean-fed pools carved out of the coastal cliffs that beckon travellers during the hotter summer months.

As Australia's second-oldest city, Newcastle has a rich culture with plenty of museums, historical sites, restaurants, and boutique shopping districts. Farther afield, the area is brimming with natural beauty that can be found in the Hunter Valley wine region and national parks like Wallarah, Hunter Wetlands, and Glenrock State Conservation Area. Excellent swimming spots include the manmade Bogey Hole ocean pool, Nobbys Beach, and Merewether Beach, which are patrolled and boast gentle, clear waters. When the sun sets, head to the Honeysuckle neighbourhood for upscale bars and restaurants, or Hunter Street for a mix of relaxed pubs and trend-setting speakeasies.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Newcastle

Newcastle's coastal climate is warm and breezy, with a rainy fall and mild winter. Humidity levels are low in autumn and spring, making these shoulder seasons lovely times to visit. In March, the Newcastle Fringe Festival brings quirky performers, artists, and comedians to the city for 10 days of fun. During the warm and energetic summer months, don’t miss the monthly Olive Tree Market that highlights creations from local artists alongside food stalls and live music.

Top things to do in Newcastle

Merewether Beach

The Merewether Beach is made up of a series of rock-built pools adjacent to the area's beaches and are said to be the largest ocean baths in the Southern Hemisphere. These free-to-access sea-fed pools bring cooling relief during the hot summer afternoons with lap pools and kid-friendly areas. After you take a dip, several nearby cafes and restaurants offer ice cream, drinks, and full seafood meals that you can enjoy while you watch the spectacular sunsets over the ocean.

Glenrock State Conservation Area

For an opportunity to check out one of New South Wales’ last remaining coastal rainforests, consider visiting the Glenrock State Conservation Area. This protected area is home to species of flora and fauna that are unique to the region, like bandicoots, coastal bush peas, and aquatic rockpool inhabitants. Along with ample recreational opportunities such as hiking, mountain biking, and surfing, ancient Aboriginal sites can also be found throughout the area.

Newcastle Art Gallery

Although a local benefactor started donating pieces to the Newcastle Art Gallery in 1957, it was officially founded in 1977 by a notable female British monarch, and today it is widely regarded as one of the top publicly held art collections in all of Australia. Hundreds of pieces of art from renowned artists can be found in the permanent collection, and there’s a constant rotation of new exhibits, events, and art classes throughout the year. Perhaps the biggest highlight here is the museum’s collection of Aboriginal art and craftwork, which is often rotated.

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