Destination guide

Travel to captivating Newtown

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Newtown. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city entices travelers with its cafés and bars. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Newtown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Newtown a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wildlife Sydney (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kogarah Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newtown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Newtown is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Sydney Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Central Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hyde Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newtown

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Sydney Newtown Station.

Where to stay around Newtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,175 vacation rentals near Newtown. From 887 Houses to 2,049 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Newtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Newtown?

Whether you're traveling 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 Newtown:

  • Sydney: 2,169 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 153 vacation rentals
  • Chatswood CBD: 63 vacation rentals
  • Kings Cross: 290 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 406 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Newtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Newtown. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sydney Newtown Station: 3,713 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Macdonaldtown Station: 3,717 vacation rentals
  • Enmore Theatre: 3,694 vacation rentals
  • King Street: 3,725 vacation rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,526 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newtown listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Newtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 887 Houses in Newtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newtown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,049 rentals available
  • Villas: 18 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 757 vacation rentals with pool available in Newtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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