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Self contained Waterside Apartment Otago Peninsula

Dunedin apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$144

Beach Front Cottage

Charleston cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$186

Wharepuni Punakaiki

Punakaiki cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$215

Hazelwood Mapua. Simply Great B&B

Mapua b&b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$165

Muna Moke Queenstown

Queenstown house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$412

REMARKABLE VISTA

Queenstown house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Very modern and comfortable” We spent a couple nights at remarkable vista during the 2013 snow season and all I can say is wow. Amazing views from pretty much any room (especially the glass walled/roofed dining room), very modern furnishings, plenty of room and even a little waterfall running through the side of the property! It is a little distance from the town centre, so not suitable if you dont have a car to get around with I would highly recommend this to anyone

Responds fast! avg. 2 hours 35 minutes

Price per night from

$359

Drift Bay Lodge

Queenstown house

4 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 28 minutes

Price per night from

$955

Eliza's Garden Cottage - Luxury Vineyard Cottage

Blenheim house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 6

“Exceeded all expectations!” Can't rate this place highly enough- very tastefully decorated and well outfitted with everything to make for a very comfortable stay. Setting is peaceful and outlook over the vines just beautiful. All the little extras Wendy provides- daily newspaper, gourmet provisions for breakfast, home grown produce just adds to the wonderful experience of staying here. We will be back!

Price per night from

$276

Mapua Heights Cottage - "A gem among gems", Nelson

Mapua cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

“Waking and looking down through the sun-tipped flax” We were lucky to find the Mapua cottage, perched on top of the Mahana ridge, successfully hidden by maturing native bush. Kenneth and Vivy welcomed us, though we arrived late, with a fire in the pot belly, bread and coffee set for breakfast. We were woken by Ken calling a young doe up to the fence to get her breakfast, and the glorious Nelson sunshine forced us out of bed. I thoroughly recommend the Mapua Cottage as a haven for travellers and only wish we could have prolonged our stay.

Price per night from

$144

Mountain View Cottage in Hanmer Springs

Hanmer Springs cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$368

The Woodstock Suite Luxury Cottage with swimming pool A

Nelson b&b

1 bedroom / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$118

Waitoa Holiday House

Lake Hawea house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Price per night from

$281

Beautiful Te Anau

Te Anau house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 27 minutes

Price per night from

$207

The Boot,unique cottage in Tasman,Nelson region NZ

Tasman b&b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$320

Mahana B&B

Upper Moutere b&b

/ 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$213

Ranfurly Trout 'n' Trail B&B

Ranfurly b&b

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$102

Home

Palmerston b&b

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$127

Walnut Block Cottages - Cottage 2

Blenheim cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$231

Karaka Cottage at The Apple Pickers' Cottages, Mapua-Nelson

Bronte cottage

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

“Beautiful cottage, magic location” We had a fabulous stay at Karaka Cottage. The cottage is lovely - it has everything you could need and is beautifully furnished - a very stylish 'kiwi bach'. The location on the estuary at Mapua is stunning too - totally tranquil, but still close enough to everything (a couple of minutes to the wharf at Mapua, which has some good places to eat) and about a 20 minute drive back to Nelson. It's also on the way to abel Tasman of course - but we were just in the mood to relax, so were quite happy just to enjoy the cottage surrounds. The outside bath was amazing, with just the sound of the many estuary birds for company in the evening. Just perfect! And in the morning, the sun streamed in from across the water - which was gorgeous on a late winter morning. (the cottage is very warm in the winter too - has a great wood burner). Thanks so much - we'll definitely be back!

Price per night from

$255

Walk to town and Lake Wanaka from this architectural luxury holiday home.

Wanaka house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Price per night from

$1,121

Appleby House - Holiday Home sleeps 6 - 8

Tasman house

4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$491

The Kabbagetree

Waikawa house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Price per night from

$174

CLUTHA GOLD COTTAGES - ON THE CLUTHA CYCLE TRAIL

Roxburgh house

4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 11

Price per night from

$110

Arrow Rock Waterfront - Nelson

Nelson apartment

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

“What makes a good holiday.” Trying to determine where to stay when planning a holiday is extremely hard when you have never been to a spot. Mary & Peter's was like finding a winning loto ticket in your pants pocket.It is a new place and they have all the added touches such as big screen TV, Movies, Stereo, BBQ and the best of all the most magnificent view you could ever want. We actually felt that we did not have to leave the unit as you could never get a better view and the sun was shining the entire time. They have added a great deal of personal touches to the place that make it a pleasure to stay at. Your hospitality was outstanding and there is nothing negative we could ever add to this experience. Gentlemen this is the place to take your partner for a nice glass of wine and sit on the balcony and watch the view.

Responds fast! avg. 27 minutes

Price per night from

$153

Twin River Cottages

Gore cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 27 minutes

Price per night from

$195

Price per night from

$2,466

The LOFT at VILLA 10 (Waterfront)

Nelson apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

“Fantastic place with a fantastic view” Such a nice apartment, designed with a lot of heart, a place to calm down, relax and enjoy the beautiful view. Close to the beach as well as the city and still a quiete place. We really appriciated the mix of a self contained stay and still providing all the nice food. Lovely hosts!

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 28 minutes

Price per night from

$189

Tiromoana - Catlins Ocean View Accommodation

Owaka house

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$313

Goldrush Holiday Home #1 - Queenstown NZ

Queenstown house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Extremely comfortable stay with magnificent views over lake Waka” Thank you Kristen for a very comfortable stay in your beautifully positioned townhouse. Your views are truly magnificent over Frankton arm & The Remarkables. Our stay was very comfortable and we felt like it was our home away from home, albeit only for one week. We would certainly contact you again on return visits to Queenstown. Many thanks Ian & Di MacMillan

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 5 minutes

Price per night from

$338

Gibbston Heights Retreat Room 2

Gibbston b&b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$195

Mapua Wharfside Apartments, The Beach.

Mapua apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Price per night from

$158

Kingston Homestead, tranquility near Queenstown

Kingston manor house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$217

Apresto Apartment & Homestay

Rapaura house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$214

beachfront luxury villa with 22 m pool and helipad

Tasman villa

3 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 8

“What magnificient days - What a breathtakig view - What a superb” We have truly enjoyed our four-day trip to Kina Beach. We were staying right in the main building of the sprawling luxury estate. The morning swim in the beautifully designed 25 m pool - overlooking the gorgeous Kina Beach gave our days a very special beginning. The breakfasts on the spacious terrace with view on the magnificent vineyards and the incomparable sight on the sea, made it difficult for us to break up in order not to linger longer. The excursions in the area are varied and wide-ranging; it would be an unforgivable sin, to be there and have not explored, the outstanding abel Tasman National Park with all its natural treasures and its superb impressiveness. A hang glider flight over Kina Beach was simply breath-taking and unforgettable. The trip to the most northern point of the South Island to Farewell Split with silent walks on the lengthy stretched beach plus resting on the sand dunes was healing balm for our souls. The crowning end of our perfect days was the jointly prepared dinner in the luxury kitchen of the property and of course the comfortably relaxing bath in the well-tempered indoor whirlpool. A holiday location where "nothing is must but anything is possible". From golfing on the idyllic 9-hole course - only a two minutes' drive or kayaking in the beautiful Kina Bay, shopping at the nearby Nelson to unforgettable excursions to abel Tasman- everything was just fantastic, but the next time we will stay longer to admire the wonderful nature, and the unique ambience of the estate more extensive. Andreas & Barbara

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$1,841

Price per night from

$967

Alpaca Farmstay - Kepler Mountain View Cottage, Manapouri, Fiordland

Manapouri cottage

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

“Fabulous cottage, great views, and wonderful hosts!” We had an initial worry about connecting with the hosts but in a short time Jessie arrived and let us in. She had been on a trip with the Department of Conservation and even gave us some blue cod they caught for our dinner. The apartment is great, nice kitchen and shower, very comfortable bed and even laundry facilities. The one slight drawback was the difficulty of connecting to the internet, which one could only do in one place and that intermittently. However we found this to be true in most of our places we stayed in NZ, probably because it is all so mountainous and underpopulated. Nonetheless a really gorgeous country, friendly people, and excellent trip over all.

Price per night from

$165

The West Wing at VILLA 10 (Waterfront)

Nelson villa

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

“A Fabulous Place” On arrival we received the warmest of greetings from our fabulous host Jenny and Graham, who then left us in luxurious peace, only to reappear again to offer full and warm assistance on departure. The accommodation was faultless. Jenny's thoughtful touches though out the apartment immediately put us into holiday mood, and we wanted for nothing. Our only concern was the steepness of the access to the apartment, and no off street parking.

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 28 minutes

Price per night from

$173

Spring Grove House

Hanmer Springs house

3 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 7

Price per night from

$201

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Corru Gate at The Gates Accommodation, Mapua
Well set up, comfortable and quirky.

We had a need to be in the Mapua/Ruby Bay region and looked for something which would accommodate us and friends if needed. What a find. Well set up kitchen, dining and living room which are comfortable and create warm spaces. The slight quirkiness of the featured corrugated iron in the bathroom and living area lends real character. The owners were helpful and friendly without being intrusive -- a fine balance. We'll be back.see more
7 Manata Queenstown, Sleeps 22, Magnificient Views, Three Toyota 4WD's available
Fantastic family holiday house with stunning views

Fantastic family home with all the facilities you need to accommodate a large group. Excellent service and communication from the hosts who were very flexible and accommodating. The most stunning views of Queenstown and only a 5min drive or lovely 20min walk in to town. Would highly recommend it! … see more
Bel Lago luxury villa - 4 bedrooms all with incredible lake views
Fantastic property with all the extras

We travelled to Queenstown to ski with our 3 young children and stayed at Bel Lago. It was a pleasure to stay at this residence. It is very use friendly with large open areas, new amenities and lots of little luxurious extras. The views are to die for! Stephanie and Katelyn are very friendly and welcoming and we hope to be back again in the near future.see more
Strupak Cottage - spoil yourself in Nelson, NZ
A Little Gem

We love Nelson and found this little gem for our 5th visit. We knew the location which is so convenient for walking into the town. The little garden is very private with a lovely view of the hills behind. The cottage is so well equipped and comfortable and every little detail is well thought out by Roz, the owner, who is so friendly and helpful and makes you feel she is a friend. Our only very small downside, we like to drink our tea from a cup rather then a chunky mug, but otherwise it was perfect. We will be back.see more
Arrow Rock Waterfront - Nelson
Highly recommend - Couldn't be better!

Mary thought of everything. The unit is so nicely decorated and very comfortable and pleasant. The view is spectacular! … see more
Bellevue Lakeview House,Lake Hawea, Wanaka, NZ
Wonderful and Relaxing place to stay

Compared to crowded Wanaka, this accommodation is very interesting because you are in a place of peace and really quiet with stunning views of the lake. The house is functional and it will take a bit 'of patience to find everything you need for cooking. … see more

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