Destination guide

The friendly area of Hornsby awaits your stay

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Hornsby. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its bars, shopping and restaurants. Sydney Showground and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Hornsby

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Hornsby a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Asquith Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Koala Park Sanctuary (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Pennant Hills Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Killara Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Terrey Hills Par 3 Golf Sports (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hornsby

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Hornsby is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hornsby Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Wahroonga Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Glade Reserve (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Headen Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Castle Hill Heritage Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Killara City Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hornsby

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.9 mi (27.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Sydney Hornsby Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Hornsby?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 492 vacation rentals near Hornsby. From 135 Houses to 319 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 Hornsby for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Hornsby:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,377 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 145 vacation rentals
  • Chatswood CBD: 64 vacation rentals
  • Kings Cross: 326 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 449 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 Hornsby?

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

  • Hornsby Park: 4,640 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Hornsby Station: 4,588 vacation rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,663 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,618 vacation rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,920 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 135 Houses in Hornsby. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hornsby include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 319 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 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 Hornsby?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 125 vacation rentals with pool available in Hornsby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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