Destination guide

The friendly area of Kensington awaits your stay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Kensington. Travellers appreciate the university setting in this welcoming city. Bondi Beach and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kensington

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kensington a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moore Park Golf Course (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Wiley's Baths (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kensington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Kensington. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Centennial Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sydney Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Coogee Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Central Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Green Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Kensington

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kensington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,503 holiday lettings around Kensington. From 960 Houses to 2,309 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Sydney CBD: 2,452 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 147 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 32 holiday homes
  • Victoria Cross: 116 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 464 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Darling Harbour: 1,706 holiday lettings
  • Australia Square: 4,351 holiday lettings
  • Coogee Beach: 4,071 holiday lettings
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,670 holiday lettings
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,495 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kensington 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 Kensington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 960 Houses in Kensington. Our other popular types of Kensington holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2,309 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 24 self catering accommodations

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 Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 820 holiday homes with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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