Destination guide

Travel to captivating Newtown

The area's entertainment and theatre scene are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Newtown. This welcoming and cosmopolitan city entices travellers with its cafes and bars. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


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 holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Newtown a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural features in Newtown

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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 centre.

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

How many holiday accommodation are available around Newtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,331 holiday rentals around Newtown. From 932 Houses to 2,163 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Newtown is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Sydney CBD: 2,275 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 144 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 64 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 248 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Newtown. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sydney Newtown Station: 3,811 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Macdonaldtown Station: 3,816 holiday rentals
  • Enmore Theatre: 3,839 holiday rentals
  • Camperdown Cemetery: 3,847 holiday rentals
  • Brett Whiteley Studio Museum: 3,800 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newtown listed on Stayz 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 Newtown?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 932 Houses in Newtown. Our other popular types of Newtown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,163 holiday houses
  • Villas: 21 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 holiday houses

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 Newtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 788 holiday homes with pool available in Newtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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