Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kinloch, New Zealand - Updated 2023

Krys Xanthe
Krys Xanthe 
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Kinloch, New Zealand, is a small town nestled on Lake Taupo, the largest lake on the North Island of New Zealand. A trip to this town will give you a sense of tranquility. Here, you can engage in fun activities such as having a picnic, fishing, swimming, hiking, and more. Kinloch is also known for its excellent Whangamata Stream Trail, where you can have some me-time and be stunned by the restored water wheel. For golf enthusiasts, you can practice putting at Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and The Kinloch Club. With a lot of places and activities to do and explore here, you need a place to stay. Check out our list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Kinloch, New Zealand.

1. Lovely house for eight (from USD 1515)

This stunning guesthouse is located in the northern part of Kinloch. The holiday home has a good view of the lake and is surrounded by a pleasant environment. It provides guests with en-suite bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, and a spacious living room. Ideal for family getaways, it is equipped with a coffeemaker, a flat-screen TV, and a fireplace. The Kinloch Club is located 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) away, while the famous Lake Taupo is found 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) from this property.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
13.2 km (8.2 mi) from Huka Falls
14 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
welcoming and helpful both before during and after our stay
house was lovely for our group and he was very hospitable
perfect location - 20 minutes drive to taupo (great town)
we loved the location as a base to explore the region
great house great location great views spacious and comfortable
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2. Contemporary holiday home (from USD 144)

This modern holiday home is situated in Kinloch’s lakeside. By staying here, you get to be close to fishing and picnic activities. This three-bedroom dwelling comes with three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious living area. Each room has a queen-sized bed, hot tub, heating, and cooling systems. The hosts provide guests with amenities such as a heat pump, smart TV, internet connection, and a minibar. The guests can access the balcony and a patio. Free parking is also available.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
14.08 km (8.8 mi) from Huka Falls
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
david provides some good local tips for bike rental and hot pools
we had a comfortable stay in kinloch
very clean and homely
clean fun games great stay
great stay - clean tidy and very warm and cosy
everything you need clean and tidy and the beds were exceptionally comfy
the place was sparkling clean it has everything you need
friendly and helpful hosts
comms from the hosts were great too
david was a great host with great communication
david is a super host very easy to communicate and to check-in as well
david is a wonderful host i set up this booking for my colleagues working in nz
great house in a beatiful location
location was great only about a 10-15min drive from taupo
close to kinloch beach and nice space to relax
we would definitely recommend this place and would stay here again
in a beautiful quiet and peaceful area
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3. Cozy bungalow for four (from USD 90)

Located in a beautiful landscape, this cozy bungalow can accommodate up to four guests. This home features two bedrooms, both with queen-sized beds. Also, it comes complete with a well-equipped kitchen, spacious living area, and a clean bathroom. In the morning, the host will provide you with a delicious continental breakfast. It is a two-minute drive from the lake and an hour drive from the snow ski field. This is also a non-smoking establishment.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
11.94 km (7.5 mi) from Huka Falls
237 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were super comfy with plenty of extra pillows and blankets
plenty of room for the 3 of us and a generous continental breakfast
was very very comfortable for our family
spotlessly clean and very comfortable
clean tidy and very warm
the place is clean and well insulated
house was very clean and well stocked
wendy keeps it lovely and clean with everything you need for a great holiday
great hosts nice private spot in the country
best place to stay quite nice host and hospitality
the hosts were welcoming and accommodated to our needs promptly
awesome hosts place is amazing
highly recommend the borders and the friendly pet sheep mcgregor
great location and really nice property
beautiful modern house close to sheep ground
great place to stay and location
loved the farm location
the house was in a great location and was only a few minutes away from kinloch
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4. Sunny studio in a garden setting (from USD 111)

This sunny and serene studio offers guests direct access to the beach. It is equipped with a kitchen, coffee machine, and a barbecue grill. The bedrooms have a king-sized bed and a desk. Just a few minutes’ walk from the studio room, you will find a multitude of stores and restaurants. For outdoor fun, there’s a cycling track outside that leads to Kawakawa. If you’re interested in playing golf, two of the most renowned golf courses in the country, such as Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and The Kinloch Club, are just a five-minute drive away.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
15.23 km (9.5 mi) from Huka Falls
162 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view of the lake from the room and an easy 30 sec walk to the lakefront
the lake view is awesome and the room was very comfortable and homey
kitchen was well stocked and the cottage was sparkling clean
you’re right on the banks of lake taupo it’s lovely for a stroll and a swim
this is sparkling clean comfortable and with unique views and even better hosts
very nice clean comfy place
perfectly equipped studio spotlessly clean and cozy
very clean and modern with a few extra special touches
sparking clean and great amenities
very clean and in a beautiful spot right on the lake front
they deserve their super host status
fantastic hosts and delightful garden
a lovely spot with welcoming hosts
jos and murray are such wonderful hosts
very friendly and welcoming hosts
beautiful location and amazing room
private well located in beautiful setting close to lake
great location with lots to do within walking distance for a quiet relaxing weekend
this is an absolutely stunning location on lake taupo
perfect location for mountain bike trails watersports etc
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5. Cottage with a lake view (from USD 89)

This cottage is decorated with contemporary touches that are pleasing to the eye. The property is suitable for a romantic getaway as it can accommodate two guests. Create beautiful memories with your partner by going for a swim, boating, fishing, and hiking. Inside, there’s a well-equipped kitchen, entertainment gadgets, and a parking space. The guests can also access the patio, garden, and barbecue grill.

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Kinloch, New Zealand
14.35 km (9.0 mi) from Huka Falls
223 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this place was fully equipped with everything- including very thoughtful additions for breakfast and snacks
a perfect cottage transformed from a garage great open space comfortable and homely
nice and warm with the heaters in winter
such a lovely space everything you need & so much better than a motel room
great little guest room in kinloch
clean and well appointed
clean as a whistle
clean and lovely interiors
spotlessly clean with great facilities
private clean and stylish
the owners had a house party
simone was a great host & very helpful
simone was a great and fantastic host
simone and greg are friendly and helpful hosts
simone + greg were wonderful hosts
easy walk to kinloch beach easy drive to taupō
amazing place it's located at
kinloch is a beautiful place about a 20 minute drive from taupo
such a nice place to stay in a wonderful location
very stylish space in a pretty location not too far from taupo
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6. Well-equipped house for five guests

This abode is in an idyllic location that can welcome up to five guests, making it an ideal home base for friends exploring the town. The property is just a few walks from the tennis court, a golf course, and a lake. A fully equipped kitchen is provided so the guests can make their meals with ease. The property has a smoke alarm and a parking space. For some outdoor fun, there’s a spacious backyard where guests can have a picnic.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
14.89 km (9.3 mi) from Huka Falls
32 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 5 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
very clean and comfortable
clean house with lots of space
large spacious very clean bach
lovely private home very clean and everything supplied that you would need
excellent location and very quiet
great location lots of room
the location and property where really nice
amazing spot huge space available and great location
the house is also close to the kinloch marina and great lake trails
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7. Bungalow with mesmerizing lake views

A spacious bungalow that can accommodate at least seven guests, making it ideal for families. It is on Lake Taupo, so a beautiful view is guaranteed. The bungalow has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, air-conditioning, and a well-equipped kitchen. The place has two queen-sized beds and one bunk bed. Basic amenities, such as bathroom essentials and a parking space, are available here.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
14.65 km (9.2 mi) from Huka Falls
19 reviews  
Entire bungalow 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
we loved the house layout everything was lovely and clean and well-equipped
great location well set up warm and clean would definitely come back
fantastic location great host with a "property manager " close by to address any issues
wonderful location fabulous house
lovely location and and comfortable house
this is a great house in the perfect location
great location couldn’t get any better
great place to stay in a perfect location
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8. Homey cabin close to Whangamata Track

Styled like a cabin, this gem oozes a countryside vibe. It has a walkway close to Whangamata Track, an old horse-drawn tram track filled with bushes and trees. As for the amenities, it has a flat-screen TV, a queen-sized bed, and a sofa. In terms of cooking meals, the kitchen comes complete with tea- and coffee-making facilities and other cooking basics. There’s also a spacious garden where you can take in stunning sunset views as well as breathe in the fresh air.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
13.82 km (8.6 mi) from Huka Falls
26 reviews  
Entire cabin 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed and plenty of space
spotlessly clean and beautifully appointed
room was beautiful/clean and the extra touches from kerry were amazing
kerry was super friendly the space was clean and comfortable
clean but not sterile like a hotel had a nice finish
the space is very private clean and has everything you need
kerry is a great host who just starting airbnb
amazing host and bnb amazing value and nice and private
kerry is a fantastic host the kabin is spacious quiet and tranquil
loved all the hospitable touches
location was really good and very quite
top notch location and scenery would definitely recommend
ideal for those who wants a quiet place to relax and rest
great wee place to stay nice touches and clear instructions highly recommend
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9. Fantastic home for 14 guests

This spacious home can accommodate up to 14 guests, making it an ideal stay for an extended family getaway. The house has five large bedrooms and three baths. Besides these, it also offers various activities that you and your companions will love, such as darts, table tennis, and basketball. Craving some vitamin sea? The famous Kinloch Beach is a five-minute walk from this house. There is also a garden that is perfect for a picnic setup.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
14.53 km (9.1 mi) from Huka Falls
21 reviews   Superhost
Entire residential home 11 Beds 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
pool table and fire place great amenities
very clean and spacious
house and linen was clean and crisp
great amenities clean space and heaps of room
lana was a perfect host and easy to communicate with
wonderful host too highly recommend
hi lana and jonny thanks for hosting us in your beautiful home
excellent location and plenty of space especially the downstairs games room which parents and kids both enjoyed
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10. Gorgeous retreat with an outdoor pool

Set in a beautiful location, this four-bedroom house boasts a hot tub and an outdoor pool. The property is ideal for a family of nine as it has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. This retreat is the perfect place to unwind as it is surrounded by lush green hills. Make the most of your stay here by either having a barbecue party or marveling at the beauty of nature on the balcony.

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Kinloch, Waikato, New Zealand
9.26 km (5.8 mi) from Huka Falls
73 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
not all beds had electric blankets which would have been nice in the middle of winter
sky tv dart board table tennis jacuzzi what else do you need we would love to come back
perfect space clean plenty of towels bed linen etc
property was clean and beautifully furnished
great spot quiet and peaceful enjoyed the outdoor spa watching the stars very clean and comfy
the place was sparkling clean comfortable beds & all the creature comforts of home
it's super clean quiet very comfortable equipped with modern appliances (tv bbq dishwasher) and good taste
the hosts were available to answer any questions we had and made sure we were well looked after
would have been helpful to have a handrail at the front door as step up is quite high
great house and location to explore taupo
absolutely beautiful house in a great location
a great house in a quiet location
beautiful house beautiful location lovely place in an awesome location on a farm
it is well located and a quick drive to enjoy the beautiful beach and bay at kinloch
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Explore Kinloch with your family and friends

Known for nature trails, lush forests, and the famous Lake Taupo, you will never run out of activities here in Kinloch, New Zealand. So for your next vacation, don’t hesitate to take your family or friends on an exciting adventure here. Grab your bag and book accommodation using this list!

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