Bondi Beach accommodation

There are so many options when it comes to staying at Bondi Beach. But the key things to know is that Bondi is a pretty laid back place, it attracts people that are generally less fussed about the fast pace of the big city. That being said you'll find both the humble and the extravagant when looking for somewhere to stay. If you have a good experience let us know and we can write it up.

Places to stay

There are a lot of places to stay at Bondi Beach, from Airbnb and backpackers hostels to luxury resort style accommodation. The following is just a small selection.

Airbnb Accommodation options on Airbnb range from about $30 a night up to over $1,000, the average, as of December 2015, was about $178. You are bound to find something that matches your needs and it's a great way to have a sneak peak at people places.

Swiss-Grand Resort and Spa Overlooking Australia's most famous stretch of sand and surf the Swiss-Grand is a 4.5 star luxury all-suite Resort. The city could be a million miles away, yet both downtown Sydney and the International airport are only minutes away making Swiss-Grand an ideal escape for both the holidaymaker or business traveller. Complete with stunning views, the Swiss-Grand Resort & Spa boasts some of the finest leisure and business services available. - (02) 9365 5666

Surfside Bondi Beach Surfside offers quality clean, safe, fun budget accommodation with a pumpin' beach vibe. With dorm beds from $21 per night & doubles/twins from $55 per night It is the perfect place to live in Sydney being so close to the City but with the awesome beauty of the beach, the surf, the cliffs & lookouts & surrounding coastline. We are located at world famous Bondi Beach & Coogee Beach, 15 minutes from the City, International & Domestic airports, Sydney Harbour, Opera House & Harbour bridge. +61 2 9365 4900

Sinclairs Bondi Budget Accommodation If you are looking for clean, comfortable budget accommodation in Sydney, lodging and holiday accommodation within a 20 minute bus ride from the Sydney CBD, a short walk from the beach and shops with several Golf Courses close by, and only 30 minutes from Sydney international airport, then Sinclairs of Bondi, is the place to stay. +61 2 9388 9911

Waldorf Bondi Serviced Apartments The Waldorf Apartment Group provides a selection of luxury furnished and serviced apartments accommodation for short and extended stays in various Sydney locations. Bondi Serviced and Furnished Apartment offers affordable, spacious and comfortable Sydney apartment accommodation for up to 2 people at less than the cost of a hotel room. +61 2 9387 1122

Bondi Backpackers The Bondi Backpackers is perfectly located in the heart of the world famous Bondi beach. It is situated next to the shops, cafes, pubs and nightclubs. We are the only backpackers hostel right on the beachfront at Bondi. Staying opposite the beach is the ultimate Bondi experience. +61 29130 4660

Bondi Beachouse YHA Sydney On the corner of Fletcher and Dellview Street this YHA looks to be a popular destination. They have awesome views of Tamarama Beach (from the rooftop) and it is close to shops and with good transport links to Sydney. Facilities include: free Wi-Fi, free snorkelling gear/body boards (surfboards for hire), movie room, self-catering kitchen, secure bike locks, limited parking and weekly backpacker activities. +61 2 9365 2088

Noahs Bondi Beach Noahs @ Bondi Beach backpackers hostel is located at 2 Campbell Parade across the road from the soft sand of Bondi Beach. Noahs is very suitable for the budget travellers who are looking to experience the best Surf and Beach life that Sydney has to offer. Noahs is close to all the action. Simply walk outside the front door to experience all the bars, cafes, shops, Gym and the Bondi hipster retail strip or just enjoy a BBQ and  Cold beer on our roof top balcony with the best view of Bondi Beach +61 2 9365 7100

Ravesis On Bondi Beach Located on Australia's most famous and happening stretch of sand, Ravesi's is at the heart of Bondi's alluring beachside lifestyle; fusing together stylish accommodation, casually elegant dining, and glamorous nightlife. With Sydney's most incredible beachside views, Ravesi's is the perfect place to relax, unwind and soak up the sun-drenched surrounds.  Stay in one of the hotel's 12 designer rooms, enjoy the best of contemporary Australian cuisine, indulge with fresh and fabulous cocktails at "Drift", Ravesi's exclusive new cocktail lounge; and when the sun goes down be ready to play - at Sydney's hottest beachside bar!  +61 2 9365 4422

The weather

Sydney enjoys a sunny, Mediterranean-style climate all year round with more than 340 sunny days per year. Summers are warm to hot and winters are mild, with rainfall spread fairly evenly throughout the year. 

In summer (December - February), average maximum temperatures are around 26°C. Early summer can also be humid with an average humidity of 65 per cent. January is normally the warmest month of the year with an average temperature range of 18.6 – 25.8 °C. It's perfect weather for the great outdoors be it a simple swim in the surf or sailing in Sydney harbour. If you are not used to the sun, don't forget to wear a hat and apply sunscreen regularly. 

Sydney is a lovely city to visit in the summer. Be it for a Christmas feast on the beach or fireworks over the Sydney Harbour Bridge at the New Year’s Eve Festival; the start of the Sydney Hobart Yacht Race; and the Australia Day festivities on Sydney Harbour. And there’s an abundance of world-championship sporting events to attend including golf, tennis, cricket and surfing.

Autumn (March - May) is still mild time of year in Sydney and one of the most pleasant times of the year to visit as the humidity is lower. It's a fine time of year to soak in the natural beauty of the national parks that fringe the city such as Sydney Harbour National Park; Royal National Park; and Kuring-Gai Chase National Park. It's a good time of year to walk the seven-day Sydney Coastal Walk from Palm Beach to Cronulla. The Sydney Royal Easter Show is held in March-April. The colourful Sydney Festival and Sydney Mardi Gras Parade are also held in March.

Winter (June - August) is still a perfect time of year for getting out and enjoying Sydney's many natural attractions. The coolest months are June to August when daytime temperatures rarely fall below 7 °C. The coldest month is July. The whale-watching season along NSW's east coast runs from May to November. If you're visiting Sydney in winter make sure you join a whale-watching cruise departing from Circular Quay. Go for a scenic coastal walkfrom Bondi to Coogee, climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Don't miss a National Rugby League (NRL) match played between March and September.

Spring (September - November) in Sydney comes alive. The days are warmer but the humidity is not as high as summer. Mean daily temperatures range from 11 - 23°C. Spend the night at ‘Roar and Snore' at Sydney's Taronga Zoo and hear the animals at their most active. Take a walking tour to discover Sydney's Aboriginal heritage, or head out on the harbour to discover the history of Sydney Harbour's islands. Catch a seaplane and take in the whole panorama.