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13

Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
This gorgeous, modern stone cottage is the perfect antidote to the stress of the big smoke. Its construction from traditional local building materials (including Otago stone and rimu) is complimented by all the stuff you'd expect in a modern home. All the bedrooms, th …see more

from $230 / night

$1,562 / week

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Ski home to rent in Goldfield Heights

Queenstown / Goldfield Heights

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Large luxurious 5 bed 3 bath home. Massive outdoor deck with spectacular views. Games room with table tennis, foosball table , play station and board games supplied. Free high speed wifi internet and Sky tv. You will find this house has everything you could possibly …see more

from $443 / night

$3,102 / week

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Vacation b&b with golf nearby in Summer

Canterbury Region / Summer

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
You'll love our property as it has the sea directly across the road and the hills behind which offer great walks and views. Moncks Bay where we live is a short walk along the beach front to Redcliffs one way and Sumner Beach the other. There are numerous restaurants, ca …see more

from $90 / night

$567 - $987 / week

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 mi
  • Ski
Absolute lakefront location with panoramic lake & mountain views over Lake Hawea. North facing property, very warm with a large wood burner & heat pump, double glazed windows & under floor/ceiling insulation. * SKI FIELDS- Cardrona & Treble Cone 30mins drive from ho …see more

from $261 / night

$1,825 / week

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Sunny and secluded modern studio with stunning mountain views and all mod cons. Cosy and warm in a peaceful quiet location basking in year round all day sun. The perfect place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle after exploring Queenstown delights. Enjo …see more

from $104 / night

$672 / week

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from $104 / night

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Vacation home rental

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Quick Breakdown • 2nd level deck and ground level patio with outdoor furniture. • Fully equipped + stocked kitchen • Extremely safe neighborhood • Onsite, secured parking for 1 vehicle • Onsite washer + dryer • 2 minute walk to town centre • 5 minute walk to the lakefr …see more

from $121 / night

$844 / week

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from $121 / night

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Vacation studio in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
King Studio with full sea views settee, private bathroom, breakfast table, outside deck area, fridge, toaster and tea coffee making facilities. Tariff $170.00 NZ dollars per night. 1 Night surcharge may apply. All accommodation at Noah’s provides heating, electric blan …see more

from $127 / night

$888 / week

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15

Vacation guest house in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
An idyllic retreat for couples, in the 'Heart of Nelson' The entire lower level of the 'Heart of Nelson' villa has been set up as a romantic getaway for couples, with hosts Richard and Nina living upstairs. The only 'shared' area is the entrance way which separates the …see more

from $61 / night

$422 / week

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Home rental in South Island

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Davaar Country Holiday Home is a spacious, well equipped, warm and comfortable home set in a secluded private garden with an expansive lawn. Located in a magnificent rural setting with superb views of farmland and surrounding Fiordland Mountains on the main Queenstown t …see more

from $230 / night

$1,610 / week

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Queenstown ski apartment to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Super stylish funky one bedroom apartment with mountain views and sun deck. Located in the heart of Queenstown just a short 5 minute walk to all amenities. Cosy warm and spacious. Ample free parking free wifi free linen and 24 hour check in. …see more

from $119 / night

$821 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
44 Panorama is a warm comfortable home with panoramic views overlooking Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables and Walter Peak. In one of Queenstown’s top locations the house is a 10 minute walk or a 2 minute drive to the town centre. The house happily sleeps 10 people, with a …see more

from $226 / night

$1,582 - $4,324 / week

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from $226 / night

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Ski apartment to rent in Darfield

Canterbury Region / Darfield

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 60 mi
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
If you want a luxury getaway in quiet rural surrounds then River Retreat is for you. A delicious continental breakfast tray is provided and a super comfy bed. You can eat out or make your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen. We have 10 acres next to the river and …see more

from $93 / night

$470 - $782 / week

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from $93 / night

21

Vacation chalet accommodation

Mapua / Upper Moutere

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 9 mi
Tasman Hill Lodge has cosy chalets with their own private deck enjoying breathtaking mountain views. We are situated in a peaceful, Rural setting on a hilltop overlooking Mount Arthur and the Kahurangi ranges. Self contained studio layout with private access, en-suit …see more

from $90 / night

$560 / week

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Vacation cottage in Arrowtown

Otago Region / Arrowtown

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
Delightful spacious self-contained cottage in a private rural setting with wonderful views of Coronet Peak and The Remarkables mountains. Set well away from the main house for privacy, it sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms with its own garden and bbq area, sunny verandah, …see more

from $160 / night

$1,116 - $1,488 / week

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from $160 / night

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Vacation tented camp rental

Otago Region / Wanaka

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ask about children
Cabin Fever is a bespoke luxury camping and location service providing pop up accommodation for private holidays, weddings, fishing and hunting trips, festivals, corporate events or wherever else you need some luxury accommodation. Based in Wanaka, New Zealand, Cabin F …see more

from $329 / night

$1,567 / week

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from $329 / night

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Temuka

Canterbury Region / Temuka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
This former historic Church Building enables you to see history and architecture while experiencing the luxury of good design. We offer two luxurious self contained apartments each with a separate bedroom, (one apartment has a double and a single in bedroom and the othe …see more

from $119 / night

$761 / week

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from $119 / night

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Vacation home rental

Dunedin / Portobello

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Kowhai Cottage is a newly renovated 100 year-old home in a quiet street with a sunny aspect and harbour views. It is a comfortable retreat suitable for both those wanting some peace and quiet, or a base to return to in the evening after a day out visiting the many local …see more

from $105 / night

$731 / week

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from $105 / night

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Vacation cottage in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Property Description This Cottage is one of the original 'Cribs' of Te Anau and was built by my Grandfather back in 1942. It was originally located right on the edge of Lake Te Anau, but the often cold wind off the Lake during winter prompted him to 'relocate' the c …see more

from $164 / night

$746 / week

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from $164 / night

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Vacation villa rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
The Meadows Villa Christchurch is a unique self-contained accommodation experience for up to four people. Either on vacation or work, great for that special holiday or for that important business trip here in Christchurch New Zealand. A fantastic accommodation experien …see more

from $153 / night

$895 - $1,261 / week

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from $153 / night

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Queenstown ski apartment to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Stylish modern chic one bedroom apartment. Private and secluded with stunning mountain views. Indoor outdoor flow .Snuggle up by the fire or relax on the large sun deck amongst the trees. All mod cons and a day bed for that extra guest. The ultimate escape from the hust …see more

from $111 / night

$708 / week

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from $111 / night

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South Island Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Invercargill

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This house is an original Bungalow Style building with added modern features which keep the charm of the past and the comforts of todays living. This place is close to walks, inner city, bakery, dairy, shops, pubs etc The house has a double garage and also a 4th bedroo …see more

from $120 / night

$837 / week

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from $120 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Queenstown Vacation cottage accommodation

Otago Region / Queenstown

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Judge & Jury Cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage in Gibbston Valley – heart of the wine country. An 8 minute drive to Arrowtown and 20 mins to Queenstown. Free Wi-Fi included. 2 bedrooms - each with a queen bed second bedroom has an extra single bed. Each bed has a p …see more

from $254 / night

$1,775 / week

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in South Island

Southland Region / Invercargill

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A comfortable and spacious (90m2) apartment in an attractive art deco row of four. In a quiet but central location opposite the historic Water Tower and in the heart of Invercargill. Queens Park is round the corner and it is a 2 minute drive or a 10 minute walk into Inv …see more

from $134 / night

$535 / week

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from $134 / night

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Home rental in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
Wow factor, family-friendly designer home or BnB on 7 acres of glorious Nelson lifestyle. Farm, treehut, playground, animals (handfeedable sheep), organic orchards. Mapua seaside village with cafes, wharf, beaches, shops 3 min drive/20 min cycle away. Babysitters availa …see more

from $210 / night

$950 - $3,030 / week

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from $210 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Oamaru Vacation b&b rental

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 mi
  • Child friendly
We welcome you to our modern guesthouse surrounded by a beautiful garden landscape and on a peaceful country farm setting. A Modern two roomed unit that has a queen sized bed with ensuite shower/bathroom. Enjoy relaxing on the guesthouse veranda or take a walk t …see more

from $320 / night

$2,240 / week

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from $320 / night

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Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely …see more

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from $138 / night

$966 - $1,488 / week

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Vacation home in South Island

West Coast Region / Reefton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Fully restored by our local heritage group, this ex railway house is just beautiful inside and restored to a typical house of the 1940s. It sleeps 6 people (two rooms with a double bed, one room with a single bed and one single bed in the lounge). It is fully furnishe …see more

from $100 / night

$450 - $1,010 / week

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from $100 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life at Karaka Alpaca Farmstay, just 15min from Dunedin's CBD. Our 11 acre hobby farm has Alpaca's, horses, sheep and Buster the cat. You can look forward to modern amenities and peace and quiet at a budget price includin …see more

from $80 / night

$532 / week

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Waiau Vacation home rental

Canterbury Region / Waiau

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Child friendly
Kanuka lodge is one of the 2 Eco-chalets situated on a 5ha section in Mt Lyford. The north facing wide windowed front of the lodge captures the ever changing view of Mt Lyford. Whether you relax in the lounge or on your private patio, or look out of the window of your b …see more

from $142 / night

$549 - $862 / week

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from $142 / night

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Vacation home rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Brand new home with large deck with fantastic sea views overlooking the Marlborough Sounds. Outdoor settings, sun loungers, bbq, and kayaks available free of charge. You can launch your kayaks within a two min walk. Nicely designed and functional. Shower and bath, a …see more

from $155 / night

$1,085 / week

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from $155 / night

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Omarama Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Omarama

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dunstan Downs is a working high country merino sheep station ,situated in the heart of the South Island, 4hrs from Christchurch and 2 hrs from Queenstown. We are surrounded by wide open spaces, great walks, excellent fly fishing, 4x4 drives and horse trekkin …see more

from $200 / night

$1,400 / week

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Vacation apartment in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Location, location!!! This two bedroom unit is in the heart of it all. Located just a short 5 minute walk to Victoria St, 20 minute stroll to the city centre where you will find trams and the rebuild, restaurants and markets. It is just a 10 minute walk to Merivale or E …see more

from $112 / night

$784 / week

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Vacation tented camp in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
Our Mt Gold site is awesome. It is located on the top of a hill (5-8min walk from your car), but you are rewarded with fantastic 180 degree views over Lake Wanaka. The site is nestled in amongst some pine trees, so it’s nice and sheltered and well hidden from public vie …see more

from $222 / night

$1,554 / week

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from $222 / night

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Vacation studio in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
• We commit providing quality accommodation at reasonable price. • You can find us right at the centre of Nelson city. • We are just in front of the famous Nelson Saturday Market, a few hundreds of meters from the Nelson Cathedral Church, NMIT, and supermarkets. • Each …see more

from $56 / night

$299 - $424 / week

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from $56 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Vacation chalet rental

Canterbury Region / Hanmer Springs

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
'Walk in, Walk Out’ Prices From $NZ188.00 per night (mid week special). Amenities of a 5 Star Motel! We Provide - Final Cleaning Service, Linen, Towels, Basic Kitchen Supplies, Bath Towels, Eco Store and Natural Earth Soaps, and Shampoos. Enjoy a unique accommoda …see more

from $166 / night

$1,162 / week

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Vacation apartment rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Central City Apartment, close to The Colombo, perfect for larger groups Central City location - walking distance to some of Christchurch's best activities, bars, cafes & restaurants. Kitchen – Fully equipped, feel at home in this large kitchen Flexible sleeping arra …see more

from $170 / night

$1,190 / week

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
One of Picton’s best apartments! Enjoy stunning views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds from your private balcony, as well as the lounge/kitchen/dining area and master bedroom. Fully self-contained, this one-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment sleeps up to 2 people in …see more

from $132 / night

$923 / week

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Home rental in Peel Forest

Canterbury Region / Peel Forest

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy 180-degree panoramic views from the mountains to the sea. Awaken to the bellbird chorus. This is a genuine tree house for grown-ups. Perfect for large groups, families, or a romantic retreat. Our guests describe it as 'a dream'. The Lo …see more

from $185 / night

$1,295 / week

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from $185 / night

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Ski apartment to rent in Hanmer Springs

Canterbury Region / Hanmer Springs

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Brand new (4 1/2 stars) beautifully appointed, modern 2 bedroom apartments. Spacious yet affordable luxury. Private patio opens to a huge backyard with fantastic alpine views. Four self contained units, all with ground floor entry. In-house massage available. All non-s …see more

from $149 / night

$1,043 / week

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Home rental in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern 4/5 bedroom three story house perfectly perched on Queenstown Hill with views you need to see to believe. Only 5 mins walk to the centre of town and only a 20 min drive to Coronet Peak for skiing. The house has a modern kitchen two large living areas, secure pa …see more

from $597 / night

$3,655 - $4,177 / week

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from $597 / night