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Homestay in Sans Souci - Sydney, Australia

About the Homestay

Coastal Amazing views

Thank you for visiting my listing. 1 Night stays Welcome. Sans Souci means 'Without Worry' or "Carefree" which describes this lovely suburb surrounded by water on 3 sides. 6K from International airport . (NOT on flightpath), 13K South of city centre, bus for train to city 1 block away, takes about 50mins.

Plenty FREE street parking. Double check location re city on Homestay map before booking to check OK location for you. Soccer season has started & some noise Saturday 8 a.m from park opposite with kids playing soccer, DO NOT book if this would bother you or..... bring earbuds.

Living here feels like being on holiday all the time as we look out to the water. I offer drive around area on arrival to show bus stops etc.

Miles of clean beaches to walk or swim on Botany Bay where Captain Cook landed in 1770, has gentle waves, not severe surf or commercialism of Bondi but if you want surf there is North Cronulla Beach which is the Bondi of the south, a much better beach or you can get a direct train to Bondi Junction (45mins) to see Bondi Beach.

I welcome older visitors as well as younger.

You do not have to clean or wash-up. Professional career in Hospitality so Bathroom & Kitchen sanitized more than once daily.

Breakfast set up in dining room, self-serve at time you wish
(eggs in kitchen for you to cook)
Bar fridge/freezer, tea/coffee/water in room
Towels / Pool towels. Quality bed linen ironed with fragrant water
TV/DVD combo. DVD selection
Many power points
Clothes hanging, side table, alarm clock, lamps, chair, luggage rack
Ceiling fan,smoke alarms,first-aid kit,security shutters on room, security exterior doors
Pool, garden, outdoor seating/smoking areas
Luggage storage on first/ last day if needed PLEASE CONTACT TO ARRANGE

NB. Designated smoking areas outdoors and 1 at back door SO IT MAY NOT SUIT SOME GUESTS.

Room & view as in photos. Bed is sofabed with normal depth mattress not thin sofabed mattress (comfortable....guests tell me it is comfy & I slept on it to know). Sleeping area leads from your dining area. It is comfy,quiet and private.
Bathroom shared.
I am happy to rustle up a light meal if you have missed dinner out or tired on arrival as know how it is when travelling as I use Homestay too --- may only be light snack but home-cooked and complimentary.

Laundry done whilst out sightseeing so it is a holiday for you.

House Facilities
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Parking
  • TV
  • Internet Access
  • Smoke alarm
  • Welcomes
  • Males
  • Females
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Students

Bedrooms available for booking


room with view
Double Room
Sleeps 2

Bathroom shared (with family / other guests)
1 Double Bed

Bedroom availableNot available for dates

Bay view, fridge/tea/coffee in room, lamps,ceiling fan,dining room, pool. Smoking area under cover. 1 - 3 night stays.

  • TV
  • Dresser / Drawers
  • Bedside Locker / Nightstand
  • Carpet / Moquette
  • Mirror
  • Fridge
  • Hair-dryer
 1 guest
2 guests
Nightly Price
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About the Area

Bus 1 block away, 10mins to rail for city centre. Premier street of waterside suburb, friendly safe area, 6K international airport but not on flight-path, shops, post office, many restaurants/cafes/clubs and beaches close- by. Sans Souci has holiday-like atmosphere/amenities. All local clubs have free mini-bus evening pickup/dropoff transport. Beverley Park Golf course ($33/18 holes, $17 Twilight round), boat/jet-ski ramp & boat trailer parking opposite, jetty 1 Km., 2 sailing clubs, sailing school &1 motor boat club. Free public carpark opposite at park. 4 churches. Renowned surfing school at Cronulla Beach, Dive School, Kiteboarding school/hire at Ramsgate Beach. Sans Souci is in a holiday area that Australians who live in the bush visit for a city/seaside holiday.

Local Area Facilities
  • Park
  • Gym
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Beach
  • Cinema
  • Library
  • Shopping Centre
  • Water sports
  • Fishing
  • Restaurant
  • Airport
  • Bus Stop
  • Train station
  • Hospital


Please note that only a light breakfast is included in the room rate. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.

Included in the stay
  • Light Breakfast
  • Use of Kitchen

House Rules

N.B: ID such as Passport required on arrival

N.B. For Bookings 1st Dec 2018 to 31st Jan. 2019 inclusive -- 50% non-refundable deposit required to confirm booking by bank transfer to the host after confirmation of successful booking by No booking is definite with me unless a deposit as specified is received.
All other dates require a 25% non-refundable deposit to host on successful confirmation of booking. Deposits regrettably necessary due to the number of very short - notice cancellations at peak periods when well-reviewed accommodation has been reserved a long time in advance and then can't be re-let at such short notice. I don't do this to 'make' money, I only do enough nights per year to replace what the Government reduced from my part--pension on their change of rules after I retired.
Nonetheless, you will still find that I am an enthusiastic host who will encourage & show you all the things that Sydney has to offer, especially for those on a low budget as I know Sydney well & how to minimise costs as have done with my family when travelling. There are no extra fees when staying with me right down to a glass of wine or doing your laundry.

Treat neighbours with consideration of no loud noise after 9 p.m.

Smoking allowed at back door area and patios

Pool use 9.a.m. to 7p.m.

If ladies wear stiletto shoes please be kind enough to take off before walking on wooden floor of room.

Smoking is allowed outdoors only.

10 Reviews

  • 5 hearts
    March 2018

    Our welcome to Syndey was made perfect by Lyn and her Homestay. Nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was amazing. Lyn went above and beyond advising us where to go during our stay. The bed was comfy and the location brilliant- easy to get into the centre of Sydney. We didn't use the pool but on a hot day it would be perfect. Lyn really has thought of everything and I have no doubt if you wanted something that was missing (impossible!) it would be no trouble for her. The perfect host. Thank you so much Lyn. We hope to meet again.

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    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thank you. I try to provide all that is necessary as have had horror experiences myself when travelling. It was a pleasure to have you both. I hope you will be on all long distance trains tomorrow to Kiama & Blue Mts on our $2.60 all-day max.fare on Sundays. Enjoy the rest of your trip, don't forget free ferry 'cruise' when in Brisbane. L

  • 5 hearts
    March 2018

    Super Aufenthalt. Lyn ist auch super. Danke

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thanks Angelika. N.Z's loss was our gain! Happy travels, Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    January 2018

    Warn welcome and super friendly host.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thanks Guan, it was nice having you & an interesting chat! Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    December 2017

    I am just another guest at Lyns house that had the most amazing experience. There's nothing that's too much trouble for Lyn to make sure her guests are comfortable and looked after. Having only needed Accom for 1 night, I stumbled upon Lyns home while doing a search for places in the area I was playing a golf tournament. Firstly, I couldn't believe the cost and to my surprise her house was literally across the road from Beverley Park golf course, where I was to play. Lyn is an amazing host and her house is fantastic. If any one was needing Accom in Sydney they couldn't find better than at "Lyn's Place". I look forward to my next stay with her when I'm in town.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thank you Lucien, it was a pleasure to host you, short but sweet. Thrilled you won your match whilst here as your photo shows in my 'Photos' & that you partook of the all - important sportsman's brekky before next game. Good luck with rest of Tournament. Hope to see you again. Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    November 2017

    Lyn's place is not just a homestay, it's a 5 star experience. She's a traveller & puts herself in your position to ensure she provides all the home comforts a traveller could want. We had so much in common & laughed a lot. House is in a beautiful situation too & it's easy to get into Sydney on public transport. I'd heartily recommend her. Get booking.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thanks Jane, it was a delight to have you stay and we did share lots of laughs. You made my job very easy. Best wishes, Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    October 2017

    It was an eye opener that how your stay can enhance your travel experience.It was more than pleasant experience to stay with Lyn.She is a great human being,very cooperative,very humble.While staying with Lyn you will never miss your family.
    She will help you out of way to make your travel plan.I may plan another visit to sydney just to meet Lyn.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Hi Anit, I am glad you enjoyed your stay. It was a pleasure to meet and host you, I shall look forward to you returning to bring your wife to see our lovely country. I am delighted that you would like to stay again as there is no better compliment ! Happy Travels, Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    May 2017

    Lyn was a very kind and considerate hostess. The premises and facilities were immaculate and I can highly recommend the Homestay experience with Lyn to everybody.

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thank you, it was a pleasure having you to stay. I hope everything works out, good luck, Lyn

  • 4 hearts
    January 2017

    Lyn did everything to make us feel at home. She has a lovely house, the pool is perfect, and, even though it is a little while out of the city, there is also lot's to do in that neighbourhood (+ the perfect beaches at Cronulla). She made sure nothing we wanted or needed was missing, her hospitality was boundless. She even took us on a tour to the Cook's Landing in Botany Bay, and at the end of our stay brought us back to the airport. The bed was a foldout, but still slept quite comfortably. The only slight nuisance was that she is a smoker, and sometimes smokes in the (ventilated) kitchen that is adjacent to the room we slept in.

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Glad you enjoyed your stay with the long days of sightseeing you managed to achieve. The listing clearly states 'smoking area' in the title & description as a guide for those who smoke and those who do not, and always re-iterated in reply to first contact from an enquirer as it was on this occasion.
    It was a pleasure to have you. Good luck for your new job. Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    December 2016

    I had been been living with the host for nearly 2 weeks before Christmas. She was pretty friendly, easy-going, well-interested and considerate. She helped me with my English so much, and she also shared me her favorite recipes, sightseeing, operas, etc. So lovely! You will probably love her and her house!

    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Hi Jake, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and had some fun with improving your English and cooking skills when you were here. You are an easy person to welcome to Australia and I hope you enjoy everything that Sydney has to offer whilst you are studying here. Best Wishes, Lyn

  • 5 hearts
    December 2016

    My Homestay with Lynn has been the best most amazing place I could have wished to stay. What a beautiful kind funny lady who has welcomed me into her stunning home in such an amazing location. Easy access to bus and train to city and would recommend staying in this safe fab location a seconds walk to a bay with beautiful scenery. Check out the local pub great food and atmosphere there. Lynn showed me some sights I would not have known about forever greatful forever memories. Lynn you are the best and will miss you greatly until I stay with you again. Top homestay. Great Host. Not only an host but now my freind xx

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    Host reply
    Homestay Host Family Lyn in ,

    Thanks Melissa, I am glad you enjoyed your stay so much. It was a pleasure to have such a wonderful guest. Great that you enjoyed a lot of what Sydney offers plus the extra little tips of sightseeing that only the locals know about! I am sure we will catch up again for a wine and a few funny stories in the years to come.

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