Adelaide is one of Australia’s nicest cities. Featuring plenty of parklands, easy access to beaches, cute shops, excellent restaurants, and a huge variety of things to see and do, the City of Churches is a fantastic place to visit. Despite being home to more than a million residents, Adelaide still feels cosy and welcoming, almost like an oversized country town than a bustling city.
There’s plenty of great accommodation in Adelaide, whether it’s in the Central Business District (the CBD), the seaside districts, parklands, or further out in the shadow of the Adelaide Hills. And like many cities, some of the best Adelaide accommodation is found on Airbnb, with an appealing mix of luxury properties, bed & breakfast stays, guesthouses, and of course the strange and wonderful spaces that only Airbnb can provide. So, let’s discover the best Airbnb Adelaide accommodation.
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Airbnb Adelaide CBD & Surrounds
The downtown area of Adelaide, referred to by locals as the CBD (short for central business district), is right at the heart of the city. Many of Adelaide’s best shops, restaurants, bars and attractions are right here in the CBD, so it makes for a very convenient place to stay. Airbnb has plenty of great Adelaide city accommodation, so let’s have a closer look.
Top Shelf Penthouse with Private Garden Pavilion
Located at the northern edge of Adelaide’s CBD, this incredible Top Shelf Penthouse is one of Adelaide’s most amazing Airbnb properties. As the name suggests, it’s located on the top floor of a quiet apartment building, with north-facing views across the Torrens River to the Adelaide Oval. In addition to the huge private garden, you’ll also find a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, Wifi, TV, shared pool and gym space, air conditioning, and a large comfy queen sized bed. With totally brand new fittings and luxury touches throughout, it’s definitely one of the best Airbnb Adelaide accommodation choices.
Luxury Award-Nominated Heritage Cottage
Tucked away in the quiet and charming Hutt Street precinct of Adelaide CBD is this gorgeous sandstone heritage cottage. Fully renovated and modernised throughout, the cottage oozes style and character thanks to the effortless blend of old and new. With two bedrooms and space for four guests, it’s a great option for small families or couples’ retreats in a relaxed and friendly area of Adelaide. Inside the cottage, you’ll find a full kitchen (including dishwasher and coffee maker!), air conditioning, Wifi, TV, a large bathtub, plenty of kid-friendly accessories, and a relaxing outdoor terrace. If you’re looking for comfortable Airbnb Adelaide CBD accommodation in a quieter area, this Heritage Cottage is a great option.
The Cremorne Street Coach House
Just south of the Parklands that surrounds central Adelaide is the historic suburb of Malvern, home to the Cremorne Street Coach House. A stunning fully self-contained studio apartment in the coach house of the adjacent heritage property, the entire space is beautifully decorated in an “Australian Safari” style, with thoughtful touches and appealing colours. It features two queen beds with space for four guests, a kitchenette, laundry, air conditioning, Wifi, and a TV. Breakfast supplies are included, and access to the main house swimming pool is available on request – those hot summers make this a great Airbnb Adelaide with pool.
Accommodation on Stanley North Adelaide
The suburb of North Adelaide is just across the Torrens from Adelaide’s CBD. A leafy neighbourhood brimming with cafes, cottages, and character, North Adelaide is a great place to stay for any visitor to the city. This quaint and cosy Airbnb North Adelaide cottage is a superb mix of historic character and modern touches. There’s space for four guests in two bedrooms, and it also features a full kitchen, laundry, coffee machine, TV, Wifi, air conditioning, bathtub, indoor fireplace, and kid-friendly accessories. There’s also an outdoor patio with comfortable furniture and space for a relaxing morning coffee. It’s definitely an excellent choice for accommodation in Adelaide CBD.
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Airbnb Glenelg & Surrounds
Heading west from downtown Adelaide, you’ll soon reach the famous beachfront suburb of Glenelg. With quality beaches, lively pubs, superb restaurants and welcoming atmosphere, Glenelg is a great place to visit for a family day out, a night on the town, or just a relaxing dip in the water. Staying in the Glenelg area is an excellent idea, and there’s plenty of Airbnb Adelaide beachfront properties to choose from.
Salt at Arlo's
Located just a short stroll from the beach in Glenelg South, Salt at Arlo’s is a modern and welcoming one bedroom apartment. Filled throughout with historic features and a fully modern restoration, it’s easy to see why Salt at Arlo’s is one of the best Airbnb Glenelg South choices. The one bedroom apartment has space for four guests (including two on a sofa bed), and also comes with Wifi, air conditioning, a modern kitchen, TV, generous soaking tub, a coffee maker, polished wooden floors, and a comfortable outdoor space as well. With so many wonderful features, it’s an excellent choice for Airbnb Adelaide Glenelg stays.
Walk to Jetty Road from Art-Filled Home
Situated right in the heart of Glenelg, this bright and refreshing apartment is one of the best Airbnb Glenelg properties. Totally renovated throughout, and packed full of interesting artworks (hence the name!), this beautiful apartment is a great spot for a beachside holiday. The Art-Filled House has a generous double bed, plus two additional trundles accommodating a total of four guests, and is also fitted out with a full kitchen, coffee maker, laundry, TV, Wifi, air conditioning, ceiling fans, and an appealing balcony space. If you’re looking for Airbnb Adelaide beaches accommodation, this is well worth considering!
Sage on Philipps
Sage on Philipps is located in the suburb of Somerton Park, just south of Glenelg and within easy walking distance of the beach. The large one bedroom apartment in a small block has been fully renovated and modernised, and is fully decked out with features. With a full queen-sized bed in the main room,and an additional queen bed in a loft area, it’s large enough to accommodate four guests in comfort – making it the perfect spot for a family beach getaway. Inside, you’ll find a fully-equipped kitchen with coffee machine, laundry, air conditioning, smart TV, Wifi, and a charming indoor fireplace. Outside, there’s a covered patio with plenty of space for a relaxing al fresco meal.
Airbnb Semaphore & Surrounds
Semaphore is a beachside suburb in north-west Adelaide, about 20 minutes drive from the CBD. With clear, sparkling water, calm surf, and plenty of foreshore attractions, Semaphore is a fantastic spot for a family holiday. There’s some excellent Semaphore Airbnb choices, so let’s have a closer look.
Bank Teller 1-bedroom Apartment
Right near the main street of Semaphore, and only five minutes’ walk from the beach, the Bank Teller apartment is both modern and stylish. Built on the site of an old bank (hence the name!), no expense has been spared to make this apartment luxurious and comfortable. The bedroom features a roomy king-sized bed with adjoining ensuite, while elsewhere in the apartment you’ll find a full sized kitchen, air conditioning, laundry, smart TV, Wifi, and a stunning brick feature wall. If you’re looking for great Airbnb Semaphore properties, the Bank Teller Apartment is difficult to beat.
A couple of suburbs south of Semaphore is this unique loft space in Henley Beach. Right on the water, and overlooking lively Henley Square, 251&up is a beautiful and homely Airbnb inside a converted warehouse loft. Generously sized at 110 square metres (and with a 28 square metre balcony!), 251&up is perfect for those who need to be at the heart of the action. Gorgeously styled throughout, with exposed timber beams, stylish artwork, and a blend of modern and classic furniture, the loft also includes a full kitchen, laundry, Wifi, air conditioning, ceiling fans, TV, barbecue, outdoor furniture, and spectacular sunset views. It’s definitely one of the most impressive Airbnb Henley Beach properties available today.
The Breeze @ Tennyson
Last but not least of our Airbnb Adelaide beachfront choices, is The Breeze @ Tennyson. Located in Tennyson, about halfway between Henley Beach and Semaphore, The Breeze is perfect for a beachside family holiday. With direct access to the beach literally from the front yard, it’s difficult to get any closer than this! The house itself is fully renovated and styled throughout, featuring three bedrooms and space for up to six guests. There’s also a complete kitchen with coffee machine, Wifi, TV (including Netflix & Stan), air conditioning, heater, laundry, bathtub, and plenty of kid-friendly accessories. The large front yard faces directly onto the beach, and includes lounge chairs, an outdoor dining set, and a hammock for those lazy summer afternoons. If you’re thinking of a family beach holiday, it’s hard to think of a better Airbnb Adelaide beachfront choice than this!