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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 $96 / night

$667 / week

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Vacation home in Takaka

Golden Bay / Takaka

4 10 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Take time out and relax at our delightful, peaceful and private, fully furnished 3 bedroom+ house with valley views and hills beyond. Located in beautiful Takaka, Golden Bay - 1 hour 45 minutes from Nelson in the top of the South Island in New Zealand. French doors ope …see more

from $350 / night

$2450 / week

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Dunedin Vacation apartment rental

Otago Region / Dunedin

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
A sunny, clean, spacious apartment in a cool part of town. Walk to the City Centre and all its attractions. Your choice of cafes, restaurants, shops and bars nearby. Completely renovated and very comfortable. Free superfast 1 Gbps internet! Free off-street parking. The …see more

from $112 / night

$779 / week

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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 $135 / night

$945 / week

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Vacation cottage rental

Marlborough Region / Blenheim

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
Brookby Ridge Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage, perfect as a holiday home, nestled amongst our peaceful, hilltop olive grove in Marlborough, NZ. You couldn't be closer to the vineyards of Marlborough. Brookby Ridge Cottage sits alongside a working vineyard, with …see more

from $137 / night

$954 / week

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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 $75 / night

$500 / week

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from $75 / night

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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 $83 / night

$274 / week

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from $83 / night

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Nelson Vacation cottage rental

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 mi
  • Child friendly
Aroha Cottage is situated halfway between Nelson and Abel Tasman National Park. With a new kitchen and bathroom, cosy wood burner for winter, fabulous private garden, huge deck, quiet beach and free wifi, it is perfect for couples and overseas tourists. The cottage …see more

from $118 / night

$826 / week

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South Island Vacation cottage rental

West Coast Region / Punakaiki

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Nikau cottage is a 2 bedroom cottage with stunning sea views, large doors (screened) face west for afternoon sun and spectacular sunsets. the cottage has a kitchenette and provides a spacious cottage for 2 couples or a family. Situated on an elevated terrace, we are on …see more

from $199 / night

$1390 / week

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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 $191 / night

$1334 / week

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Christchurch Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Come and relax in your own private space. You will have your own private outdoor space and spa. We are situated in a quiet semi rural lifestyle block. 20 minutes from the centre city. We are only 10 minutes from the Airport and minutes from State Highway 1 heading sou …see more

from $63 / night

$437 - $937 / 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 $150 / night

$840 / week

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from $150 / night

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Moeraki Vacation guest house rental

Otago Region / Moeraki

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Our family area offers a Queen Studio (queen bed) plus adjoining family room with (Queen Bed, King single and single if required) sleeps 5 – 6 people. The suite has a private courtyard, rural/mountain views, fridge, toaster, tea/coffee making facilities and private bath …see more

from $142 / night

$989 / week

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - upstairs modern Queen bedroom fully self contained apartment. With a full bathroom – fully tiled shower – and bath with views. Architecturally designed to blend well in the historic precinct. Separate bedroom, and open plan kitchen dining, living, an …see more

from $164 / night

$1048 / week

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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 $175 / night

$794 / week

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Home accommodation in South Island

West Coast Region / Westport

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Welcom to Pakington House BnB .We hope your stay with us is enjoyable.We offer you nice clean rooms and comfortable beds.Free wifi.All our rooms have ensuites and tv.We have a great barbeque area Sit and relax while listerning to the birdsongs .It is a non smoking Hou …see more

from $112 / night

$131 - $7134 / 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

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from $104 / night

$621 - $779 / week

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Set within an exclusive elevated complex, this two storey luxury apartment is located within a 2 minute walk from town and boasts stunning views over Queenstown Bay, Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range. The apartment is spread over two levels with th …see more

from $612 / night

$4283 / 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

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from $79 / night

$524 / week

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Vacation home in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Tahuna House offers serviced luxury lakeside Queenstown accommodation just 3 minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown.Three options1-2 guests,3-6 guests or 8 guests. Tahuna House is close to 3 skifields 3 golf course and plenty of adventure tourism and activities to …see more

from $413 / night

$2890 / week

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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

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from $112 / night

$655 - $1096 / week

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Apartment rental in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Adjacent to Nelson Cathedral, with private courtyard and garden. Close to cafés, galleries and restaurants. Great base for exploring and walking Nelson and environs. Apartment sleeps one couple (plus one other) in comfort. Fully equipped kitchen for self catering. Qu …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / 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 $151 / night

$890 - $1557 / week

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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 $150 / night

$1050 / week

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Vacation home in Ruby Bay

Mapua / Ruby Bay

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

$650 - $2135 / week

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Vacation home with golf nearby in Alexandra

Central Otago / Alexandra

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • 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 $183 / night

$1279 / 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 In …see more

from $130 / night

$520 / week

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Ski guest house to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

2 2 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
Possibly offering the best views of Coronet Peak.Fantastic b and b setting in rural Dalefield.This elevated property offers 180 degree views of mountains and pastureland.Wake up to rural charm and tranquility, listen to tui's and bell birds. Take an idyllic break .Coven …see more

from $187 / night

$1303 / week

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Vacation home in Mapua

Nelson-Tasman Region / Mapua

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Mapua is a seaside village, an ideal holiday destination in the Nelson Tasman region, at the centre of the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Our holiday stay consists of a 1 bedroom apartment or large studio unit, or both , rented as one unit. Please enquire about seasonal pric …see more

from $225 / night

$1575 / week

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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 $128 / night

$890 / 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

$1554 / week

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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 $106 / night

$628 - $1507 / week

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Quiet, one-bedroom apartment with great views of the marina and Queen Charlotte Sound from your private balcony, and just a short walk to Picton township. Up to 3 guests can be accommodated in one queen bed and a double sofa-bed, and facilities include full kitchen a …see more

from $102 / night

$714 / 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 $117 / night

$819 / week

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Ski chalet to rent in Waiau

Canterbury Region / Waiau

5 11 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 mi
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
The 180 degree views over the surrounding mountain ranges from Clearview lodge are difficult to beat. From a very comfortable lounge you can watch the ever changing light over the mountains while entertaining your guests. Clearview lodge has been designed to easily acc …see more

from $151 / night

$1033 - $1811 / week

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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 $159 / night

$1112 / 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 $227 / night

$1540 / week

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Ski barn 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 $108 / night

$501 - $834 / week

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Vacation home in Cardrona

Otago Region / Cardrona

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
The property is set within a resort and right between Wanaka and Queenstown. It takes 20 minutes drive to Wanaka and 45 Minutes to Queenstown via Crown Range - the highest sealed road in New Zealand. Famous pub Cardrona Hotel is within 3 to 5 minutes walk and has 3 …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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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 $164 / night

$1147 / week

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