Airbnb Host Awards 2023

Airbnb is celebrating Australia’s most welcoming, creative and thoughtful Hosts.

Explore the winners and finalists of the 2023 Host Awards, who go above and beyond for their guests.

Host of the Year

Veronica & Colin, Conondale, QLD

Veronica and Colin love to treat their guests to a range of personalised touches and unexpected treats, so they feel welcome and can enjoy a sense of luxury during their stay. Designed as a romantic retreat to slow down and recharge, Down at the Dale is a stunning farmstay in the rural Sunshine Coast township of Conondale.
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Host of the Year Finalists

Best Design Stay

Mister Munro, Crookwell, NSW
Hosted by Elise

Named after a tailor that worked in the space 120 years ago, Mister Munro is a beautifully restored Victorian terrace that pays respect to the history of the building while also feeling contemporary and fresh.
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Best Design Stay Finalists

Best Nature Stay

The Cottage at Dunmore Farm, Molyullah, VIC
Hosted by Bec and Angus

The Cottage at Dunmore Farm is a beautifully restored c1860 homestead, set on a 150 acre former dairy farm among the idyllic picturesque valley of Victoria’s High Country.
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Best Nature Stay Finalists

Best Unique Stay

Steam, Forrest, VIC
Hosted by Fleur

Originally built in 1926 at the Newport Railway Workshop in Melbourne, Steam is a unique accommodation offering that will appeal to train enthusiasts, history lovers and curious types alike.
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Best Unique Stay Finalists

Best New Host

Sarah, Fremantle, WA

Orcades & Karoa Host Sarah prides herself on offering guests a beautiful and memorable stay at her luxury light-filled loft, located in the heart of Fremantle's historic West End district.
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Best New Host Finalists

Best Room Host

Skye, Forest Lodge, NSW

Skye provides a room in her design-forward Forest Lodge home in Sydney, offering a local and authentic inner city experience for guests.
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Best Room Host Finalists
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