Destination guide

The lively city of Downtown St. John's awaits you

The area's live music and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Downtown St. John's. This walkable and welcoming city entices travelers with its cafés and shopping. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown St. John's

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Downtown St. John's has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aquarena Fitness Centre (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Suncor Energy Fluvarium (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Admirals Green Golf Course (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Clovelly Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown St. John's

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downtown St. John's is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harbourside Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Signal Hill National Historic Site (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Pippy Park Headquarters (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Quidi Vidi Lake (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bowring Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Downtown St. John's

Fly into St. John's, NL (YYT-St. John's Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 108 vacation rentals near Downtown. From 31 Condos/Apartments to 60 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Downtown for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Downtown?

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

  • Atlantic Place: 181 vacation rentals
  • The Rooms: 181 vacation rentals
  • Visitor Information Center City of St.John's: 181 vacation rentals
  • St. Clare's Mercy Hospital: 182 vacation rentals
  • Longshoremen's Protective Union Hall: 181 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Condos/Apartments in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 31 Condos/Apartments in Downtown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downtown include:

  • Houses: 60 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 22 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 Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.