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 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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Kensington?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,931 holiday rentals near Kensington. From 866 Houses to 1,818 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 near Kensington is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kensington:

  • Sydney: 2,014 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 149 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 64 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 30 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 225 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 Kensington?

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

  • Darling Harbour: 1,396 holiday rentals
  • Australia Square: 3,667 holiday rentals
  • Market City: 3,579 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,327 holiday rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,380 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 866 Houses in Kensington. Our other popular types of Kensington holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,818 holiday houses
  • Villas: 21 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 27 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 Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 703 holiday homes with pool available in Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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