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B&b rental in Oamaru

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Modern self contained two bed roomed unit quiet rural, large formal garden and working limestone Quarries close by on property. Ten minutes from the historic town of Oamaru. We offer a large formal venue garden available to guests if free of weddings /events. The hist …see more

from $81 / night

$268 / week

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from $81 / 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 $155 / night

$904 - $1273 / week

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from $155 / night

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Vacation home in Orari

Canterbury Region / Orari

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
We are a leisurely two hour drive from Christchurch airport on state highway one (1) the Arundel Belfeild Road, we are also accessible from state Highway seventy nine (79) and state highway seventy two (72) down the Arundel Belfield Road. We are in a rural setting with …see more

from $102 / night

$603 - $1446 / week

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from $102 / 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

from $140 / night

$976 / week

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from $140 / night

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ski
Fantail Cottage is perched on the lakefront of Lake Hawea * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes* FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - Set of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tennis gear,DVDs, books & children's boardgames. Ski fields 30min …see more

from $189 / night

$1318 / week

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Lumsden Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Lumsden

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Rod and Wheel House offers very comfortable holiday accommodation in Lumsden - a friendly country town nestled within deer, sheep and dairy farms. Lumsden is situated on the lower part of South Island of New Zealand and is surrounded by aqua blue rivers and lakes set in …see more

from $146 / night

$859 - $1503 / week

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from $146 / night

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Vacation caravan/mobile home in Ruby Bay

Mapua / Ruby Bay

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Rated by TripAdvisor in the top 14 glamping sites in the world, Kissing Gate is a luxury romantic escape, staying in lovingly restored vintage caravans and with a quirky cottage. Ruby, a 1964 Classic, is the bedroom caravan - glamorous and gorgeous, a romantic boudoir, …see more

from $131 / night

$800 - $1300 / week

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from $131 / 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 $128 / night

$896 / week

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from $128 / night

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Picton Vacation apartment accommodation

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Bathed in sun, this spacious and gracious water front apartment is a wonderful holiday retreat. On the fourth floor, with lift access to the door, the apartment has views from the Master Bedroom, Dining area, Living Room and adjacent deck, over the harbour and ou …see more

from $109 / night

$640 - $1071 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This beautifully designed open-plan two-bedroom/two-bathroom apartment has top-quality furnishings and fabulous views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds. Spread over two floors it can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people (one queen bed, one king bed, and one sofa …see more

from $91 / night

$633 / week

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from $91 / night

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Vacation cottage in Te Anau

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 $166 / night

$753 / week

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from $166 / night

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
The Lakehouse is an Absolute Lakefront, five bedroom, three bathroom property within walking distance to Central Queenstown! With a Spa pool/Jacuzzi to unwind in at the end of the day and a private Jetty to tie the boat to – everything is ready for your holiday! Enjoy …see more

from $800 / night

$5600 / week

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from $800 / night

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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 $226 / night

$1582 / week

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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 $222 / night

$1504 / week

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from $222 / 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 $131 / night

$911 / week

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from $131 / 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 $111 / night

$771 / week

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from $111 / night

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • 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 $105 / night

$678 / week

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from $105 / night

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
Small Studio Apartment located in secure Art Deco Apartment Building. with one double bed and Ensuite bathroom Jug Tea coffee Microwave Toaster and sandwich maker Small Waterfront apartment located in Picton CBD close to cafe's Bars . Short walk to Interislander Fer …see more

from $76 / night

$500 / week

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from $76 / night

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Vacation b&b in Amberley

Canterbury Region / Amberley

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 mi
  • Private garden
Relax and unwind on our secluded property with lovely views of the surrounding countryside and out to the Pacific Ocean. Play petanque in the sheltered European style farm courtyard, meditate in our own stone circle, see the goats being milked and cheese made, collect f …see more

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Vacation studio in Mapua

Nelson-Tasman Region / Mapua

Studio 3 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Holiday accommodation in the heart of Mapua Village & on the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Stylish and modern units, built April 2015, perfect for family holidays, romantic retreats, cycle tours or weekend escapes. Under-floor heating for winter warmth. Only 2-5 min walk t …see more

from $151 / night

$751 - $1107 / week

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from $151 / night

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Vacation villa with golf nearby in Golden Bay

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
VILLA ON THE BAY, Pohara Beach, Takaka, Golden Bay, New Zealand Not too many properties can boast one of the best views is from the bath, but Villa On The Bay's two ensuite bathrooms have been designed to give guests a feeling of total relaxation. This luxury be …see more

from $500 / night

$3500 / week

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from $500 / night

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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 $125 / night

$870 / week

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Vacation cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
This is a self-contained/self-catering spacious studio unit. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, with microwave, hot plates, fridge etc. The large conservatory and deck which get all the afternoon sun until it sets, are a pleasure to enjoy with a quiet glass of wine an …see more

from $91 / night

$791 / week

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from $91 / night

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Queenstown ski apartment to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 3 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 5 nights min
  • 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 $113 / night

$716 / week

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Vacation studio in Tasman

Mapua / Tasman

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Tasmangreen Studio accommodation is well appointed and conveniently located on Tasman's Great Taste Trail and the Dicker Ridge walking/trekking/cycling track. It is ideal for your exploration experience of the area. Situated in Tasman Village on the Ruby Coast Scenic Ro …see more

from $105 / night

$630 - $807 / week

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Vacation cottage in Queenstown

Queenstown / Dalefeild

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Our cottage is located in very special place in New Zealand. Place where you can relax, recharge your batteries, get inspired. But still about 10 minutes drive from Queenstown or Arrowtown, where you can visit lots of very good restaurants, do some shopping or choose fr …see more

from $113 / night

$786 / week

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Chalet rental in Waiau

Canterbury Region / Waiau

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Mt Lyford Holiday Homes offers a range of self-contained holiday houses in the alpine village of Mt Lyford, North Canterbury. Unique Eco and Log Chalet accommodation all situated amongst some of the world's most breathtaking scenery, nestled in private stunning bush wit …see more

from $144 / night

$554 - $765 / week

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from $144 / night

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

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 possib …see more

from $448 / night

$3136 / week

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Vacation converted chapel in Fox Glacier

Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) / Fox Glacier

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
The 61 year old former Douglas Memorial Presbyterian Church in Fox Glacier, on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, has recently been fully renovated and restored and is now reborn as luxury self contained holiday accommodation. Constructed of local riv …see more

from $205 / night

$1152 / week

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Vacation home with golf nearby in Alexandra

Central Otago / Alexandra

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
Come along and enjoy vineyard accommodation at its finest. large, spacious open plan living areas make this cottage the perfect place to relax, unwind and entertain both inside and out. Enjoy the comfort of cottage living and wake up to stunning panoramic views. This se …see more

from $174 / night

$1213 / week

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Vacation b&b in Moeraki

Otago Region / Moeraki

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Ask about pets
New owners, Leonie and Bruce, welcome you to Noah's Accommodation at Moeraki. Enjoy great hospitality, a fantastic view and comfortable self-contained accommodation. Situated only 3 hours' drive from Christchurch International Airport, Noah's is often the first night's …see more

from $362 / night

$2530 / week

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Queenstown ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Queenstown

6 10 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • 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

$1582 - $4322 / week

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from $226 / night

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Vacation home in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Corru Gate is stylish and different. City chic meets country style in this architecturally designed, children-friendly 3 bedroomed contemporary lifestyle cottage 4 minutes from Mapua seaside village. With excellent passive solar design, Nelson's largest solar panel arra …see more

from $100 / night

$651 - $2136 / week

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Lake Ohau Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Lake Ohau

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • 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

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 mi
  • Ski
Absolute lakefront location with panoramic lake & mountain views, house is fully furnished & equipped for families. * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes * FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - 2 Sets of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tenn …see more

from $181 / night

$1265 / week

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Vacation cottage accommodation

Southland Region / Invercargill

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask about children
Boutique accommodation, peaceful, quiet and convenient - close to the city with own private driveway. We take pride in providing an appealing, welcoming home so that your stay is a comfortable memorable one. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances - wall oven, dish …see more

from $151 / night

$840 / week

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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 $77 / night

$512 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
One of the largest apartments in Picton with four-bedrooms that can accommodate up to 8 guests in two queen beds, one double bed, three single beds, and one single sofa bed. Plenty of space on your private balcony from which to soak up the stunning sea views, and to …see more

from $189 / night

$1318 / week

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South Island Vacation lodge rental

West Coast Region / Westport

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
We wish to offer people a place to stay which is both healthy relaxing and invigorating. The studio lodge is situated at 'The old Nuns retreat" at Omau on Cape Foulwind. The owners reside in the old house beside the lodge where they have lived for 28 years. The retrea …see more

from $226 / night

$817 / week

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Home rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

6 13 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Beautiful family home in Avonhead. Fully furnished with 6 Bedrooms, lounge and separate dinning room open to fully equipped kitchen. Secluded and well kept mature gardens. The house is close to local amenities, the airport and the city center. Great outdoor sitting are …see more

from $109 / night

$762 / week

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