Airbnbs are a popular accommodation choice for travellers in New Zealand with a variety of housing options available that differ to the standard hotels and motels. Each guest has the ability to rate a property and its host on the website, awarding them both a score out of five. Here are the most popular Airbnb properties in New Zealand:
- Lakefront Modern Spacious Studio, Queenstown
The spacious and warm apartment has a rating of five stars but it’s the property’s location on the edge of the lake that has people wanting to book a night here. The Queenstown apartment features its own balcony and is listed by the owner as the perfect location for those looking to spend their day on the ski slopes. View the property here.
- Te Kumi Tirohanga Boutique Homestay, Te Kuiti
The new and architecturally designed home in the Waitomo countryside offers bed and breakfast style accommodation. Guests are treated to panoramic countryside views and privacy in this exclusive residence. The property has two large bedrooms in a private wing, a large new garden and lawn with several quiet private outdoor areas for guests to relax in and an entrance through a private courtyard. View the property here.
- City Centre Little Loft Apartment, Auckland
This city centre apartment is located on the top sixth floor of a solid 1960’s building. From the apartment, guests are treated to harbour views and free WiFi. Located only minutes from the central train, bus and ferry, Vector Arena, Queens Wharf, Viaduct Harbor, a 24hr supermarket, and cafes and bars, it’s one of the most sought after locations in the city. Book a night at the listing here.
- Beachside Self Contained Studio, Christchurch
This beachside studio apartment overlooks the property’s heated indoor pool on one side and sand dunes the other. Guests have private access to the apartment and access to a small barbecue, outdoor chairs, coffee table and umbrella. The pool, sauna and hot outdoor showers are at guests’ disposal. Reserve your night at the property here.
- Sunny cottage with water views, Queenstown
The recently refurbished Peninsula Road cottage or crib is listed on Airbnb as the perfect relaxing holiday spot in both summer and winter. Guests can book the entire house, a modern and contemporary crib that features all the comforts yet retains the simplicity of a traditional holiday house. View the property here.
- Sea view and Sunsets, Auckland
Peaceful and private, guests at this luxury apartment enjoy magical views of Auckland’s harbour from the edge of the pool. The apartment is fully self-contained and includes a kitchenette and bathroom, all freshly renovated. Book your night in the luxury apartment here.
- Woodpecker Bay Bach, Punakaiki
A rustic, cosy New Zealand bach located right next to the crashing ocean showcases breath taking views of Woodpecker Bay for guests staying here. A bach (pronounced ‘batch’) is a small, often very modest holiday home or beach house. Baches are an iconic part of New Zealand history and culture which have been around since the mid-20th century. Book your beachside stay at the property here.
- The Amazing House Truck, Wainui Bay
The amazing house truck in Golden Bay, is a restored and beautifully presented old house truck with fantastic sea views in a private bush location. The fully equipped wagon is a cosy sanctuary for guests to relax and enjoy the outdoors. View the unique beachside property here.
- Romantic Bush Chalet, Auckland
The beautiful bush chalet in Auckland is surrounded by mature Kauri trees and native birds. Set in more than 3000sqm of native NZ bush, the chalet is private, peaceful and close to the sea and stunning West Coast black sand beaches. The property is also located just a short drive to Karekare Beach which was recently voted the second best beach in the world by Passport Magazine. View the property here.