Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand - Updated 2022


Located in the heart of South Auckland, Manukau is a cosmopolitan center famous for many things. Not only is it home to a large Polynesian community, but it also houses one of the most popular markets in Auckland, highly recommended by anyone who knows a thing or two about travel. Manukau is the kind of place that anyone can visit. Whether you’re in search of scenic views where you could get lost or thrilling adventures that will have your adrenaline pumping, you can find both around the area either by visiting the stunning Auckland Botanic Gardens or New Zealand’s biggest theme park, Rainbow’s End. After you finalize your plans for this amazing suburb, check out this list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand.

1. Newly refurbished flat with a convenient location (from USD 181)

Located close to Auckland Airport, this newly refurbished flat was designed to give guests a comfortable experience. Equipped with the latest technology and appliances, you won’t be left unsatisfied as the owners have made sure to cover the needs of all their guests. The apartment is spacious and has three bedrooms, making it big enough to accommodate big groups as well as smaller ones. It also has all the convenient amenities from a well-stocked kitchen to a dishwasher. If you ever need supplies, places such as Westfield Manukau City are only a short walk away.

Central Manukau Escape
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the airbnb matched the photos and was very spacious and comfortable to stay in
great communication apartment was beautiful and clean
very clean tidy and convenient to manukau
easy to communicate with peter all was clean tidy warm and really easy to access
great roomy apartment comfortable and clean
big clean comfortable in the heart of manukau
peter is a great host
all in all an excellent place and great host whom i'd recommend highly to others
the beds were awesome helpful host
great apartment close to amenities in central manakau
great location enjoyed my stay
a great place to stay
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2. Spacious flat with modern amenities

Decorated with style, this apartment with its monochromatic color scheme is every Instagram-savvy person’s dream home. The interior has been handpicked by the owners to give it a glamourous feel. Plus, it has three spacious bedrooms and modern appliances. This way, guests not only get to live in comfort but also in luxury. Being in this beautiful place will simply take away all your stress after a long day. Whether you sit in the kitchen with its granite tabletops or admire the sky on the wide balconies, taking aesthetic photos will be an easy task.

Miami Manukau!
Auckland, New Zealand
59 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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a lovely modern apartment with plenty of space for the whole family
overall apartment was huge and spacious cater for a big group
very modern and comfortable to stay
very clean and tidy
very clean tidy and modern
awesome lovely tidy clean home
amazing host - great communication and wonderful property - sparkling clean
it was exceptionally clean and comfortable with all the amenities
great location if you are after something central and close to shops
great location and great place
all in all good location close to everything and space wise is mint
amazing place perfect for any visit to manukau
great location warm cosy and luxurious apartment would definitely like to stay there again
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3. Cosy apartment equipped with a spa bath (from USD 121)

Most of the time, one of the biggest reasons why people go on vacation is to get away from their day-to-day lives and just relax in a beautiful place. However, travelling and sightseeing can be equally taxing on the body. Keeping that in mind, the owners of this apartment not only made it a comfortable place to stay but also equipped it with a spa bath so guests can soak in the warm waters of the tub and melt their stress away. Don’t worry, the bath isn’t the only thing special about this cosy one-bedroom apartment. With a well-stocked kitchen and other necessary amenities, this apartment has everything you need.

Elegant, Classy, Relaxing with Spa Bath and Netflix
Auckland, New Zealand
136 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the espresso machine was a plus we also enjoyed the fast wifi and free on site parking
the spa bathroom and comfortable bed with garden view were very relaxing
it is great to have your breakfast there while enjoying the nature sound of birds chipping
modern elegant and comfortable
was surprising how many amenities roger provided and it was generally a comfortable house to stay in
very clean and comfortable
everything was clean and tidy
space was very clean and comfortable
clean and comfortable would recommend
very cosy clean and loved the spa bath
great host and beautiful place
great and very thoughtful host
roger was very helpful from first contact to checkout
roger is a great host and the house is beautiful
lovely place to stay roger was a great host and i would highly recommend staying here
location is great with the short walk to the botanic gardens
overall very outstanding cute place
close to shopping mall and great restaurants
really nice space and location super easy and stress free check in and out
the flat is the perfect cosy retreat in a quiet spot near a big park
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4. Beautiful house with a stunning view (from USD 60)

This beautiful house has two bedrooms with three beds and one bathroom for the guests to use. There is also a kitchenette with basic amenities so guests can make simple meals. There is a washing machine installed in the house to make doing laundry easier. Since the house is located in Manukau Heights, it is surrounded by beautiful sights all around. With a deck that overlooks a well-kept garden, all guests have to do is step out to take in the view.

2 Bedroom, Sunny Unit in Manukau Heights
Auckland, New Zealand
277 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very comfortable plenty of room and has a lovely view from the little balcony
we had the best night sleep ever after a long flight the beds were really comfy
a lovely new bathroom and spacious bedrooms
the kitchen is quite small but certainly plenty for a few days
both the bedrooms are spacious and the beds were very comfortable
very clean and tidy
very clean and tidy
very clean and tidy place
very clean place and spacious
super clean and thoughtful touches
belinda was a great host
belinda and her hubby are such amazing hosts
belinda was very helpful
thanks belinda and ian for being great hosts :)
belinda was very considerate and helpful
great location with easy access from airport
good location not far from westfield mall
great place in excellent location
perfect place to stay near akl airport
perfect location close to vodafone events center
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5. Spacious home with modern amenities (from USD 49)

Located just a few miles from the airport, this cosy house has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a spacious living area to relax in after a long day. The kitchen has all the modern appliances needed to ensure that guests will have a convenient stay. The hosts also provide guests with breakfast, which includes two different kinds of cereal, milk, and bread. Places such as the supermarket and eateries are all located just a walk away, making the house rather convenient.

Lovely Private and Quiet Home/close to Airport
Auckland, New Zealand
435 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
one suggestion: a shoe-rack inside the living room may help
the beds the pillows & blankets were so great
better rooms than a hotel
very clean and tidy
clean good communication and beautiful house
house is clean and cosy
very clean and so comfortable
the place was clean and cozy
friendly kind and inviting host
the host is really nice and accomodating
such an amazing host easy instructions and lovely home/granny flat
nice stylish home with a very friendly host
very nice perfectly equipped place provided by a very friendly host
an excellent space close to the airport
the location is very good close to groceries and airport
excellent place if you want near to airport
the location is hassle free with a short 15min drive from the airport
very comfy bed easy to find location
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6. Conveniently located suite with lots of space (from USD 42)

Located close to the airport, this two-bedroom suite has everything a person could possibly need to live in absolute comfort. The small living area not only has an LCD TV but also a DVD player, allowing you to enjoy all kinds of movies. While the kitchen is compact, it has all the basic amenities required to cook delicious meals. Getting in touch with your loved ones will only take a second as the suite is equipped with high-speed internet which guests are free to use. Most of all, famous tourist spots such as Rainbow’s End, New Zealand’s biggest theme park, are only a walk away. Places such as Vector Wero Whitewater Park, Vodafone Events Centre, and Westfield Manukau City are also nearby.

Sweet home closed to Airport and RAINBOW'S END
277 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice cosy little place nice bathroom and carpet
a small living room is good enough for a diner or office
definitely clean beds and one even has air con in it
the rooms were nice sizes
the bathroom was superb
very clean and beautiful home
clean & tidy and would stay again
reasonably clean and tidy otherwise
living areas were clean and practical
however - the cleanliness wasn’t great
great hosts and quick responses
micheal was helpful and prompt
hosts were very accommodating and had great communication
easy communication with host
great location close to manakau city
location was good as it's close to rainbows end and westfield shopping centre
awesome location to access auckland manakau features
perfect location for anyone in transit
great location and hosts
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7. Luxurious apartment in the heart of the city

Located in the heart of Manukau City, this luxurious studio apartment is one of the most beautiful places where a guest could stay during their vacation. With a minimalistic theme, the wide folding French doors open right into a balcony that has the view of the entire city and the harbour, making this a wonderful spot to start your day with. The apartment is fully furnished and spacious. Plus, it comes with a small kitchen. Just like the rest of the place, the bathroom is also spacious. Since it is located right in the city, if you ever need supplies of any kind, you won’t have to go too far.

Luxurious Studio Apartment - Close to the Airport
Auckland, New Zealand
748 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
amazing apartment private and quiet stunning views from the balcony
it has incredible furniture and an amazing kitchen space
modern apartment with an amazing view
outstanding views over auckland from the apartment
very nice and comfortable apartment with a great view on the city
clean and tidy great location
lovely and clean would have been nice to stay longer and enjoy it
good hospitality from amazing hosts
great hosts who responded quickly to requests
zaid & priya were great hosts
an amazing place great hosts
excellent hosts and place
excellent location and beautiful apartment
a great location for both privacy and quiet whilst still being central
the best value for location and space
great stay in a lovely neighbourhood
zaid and priya have a stunning studio apartment close to the airport
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8. Recently renovated apartment with a courtyard (from USD 53)

With two bedrooms and one bathroom, this cosy little house was recently renovated to meet the modern demands of visiting guests. With the purpose of ensuring that everyone’s stay here is comfortable, the house was equipped with necessary appliances. Guests are provided with a continental breakfast every morning. Plus, there are laundry facilities within the apartment, making it rather self-contained. Supermarkets and restaurants are located close by so guests don’t have to travel far to get food. To top it all off, since the apartment is located right behind the host’s main house, should the guests ever need anything, help is simply a knock away.

Cozy Apartment on Shalimar
Auckland, New Zealand
447 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we used the pull out couch and it was quite comfortable
the fold out bed was a bit uncomfortable but lucky to have the other bed to sleep on
there were extra blankets plenty of towels and a fan and dehumidifier to use
a few games were included in the room which was a nice touch
provided many amenities like lots of towels for each person and a continental breakfast
place was clean and tidy
very clean comfortable beds
clean spacious and tidy
very clean and tidy sleep-out
fantastic place clean tidy and quiet
nice and helpful host
very welcoming and a lovely host
thank you for being an awesome host and communicating everything so clearly
letitia was an awesome host with an awesomely fast response to our request
thank you letitia for being such a thoughtful host
good location for airport
easy 30 minute trip into the city and close to everything in manukau
great location close to shops and rainbows end
the location is perfect for this as it is 15 mins away from the airport
the space was close to the airport which was nice
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9. Brand new house with modern appliances (from USD 47)

Accessible by all taxi services, this new house comes with two-bedroom, each containing its own queen-size bed. There is also one bathroom and a spacious lounge where guests can kick back and watch TV. The kitchenette has all the basic amenities and is stocked with coffee, tea, and milk. Upon request, the hosts can provide fruits, spreads, and cereal. Air beds are also available if needed.

Classy flat near Auckland Airport+free breakfast
Auckland, Flatbush, New Zealand
161 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a fan would be nice since no air con
apart from the beds we had a nice and fuss free stay
there are a few things that could be improved such as breakfast options heating and the tv reception
appreciated the late check out and space in the lounge room to sort out suitcases / bags
clean and comfortable
clean rooms and lounge
clean and tastefully decorated space
very clean and great shower
very clean new and nice place
host was very good at responding promptly
ashika was a great host
the owners were easy to communicate with and very generous people
very accommodating host patient and understanding and made our place great
provided snacks and breakfast which was so great and helpful when traveling with two little ones
good location if required close to airport
excellent location for the airport
great location as well
we really enjoyed the location and comfort at ashika's place
location is perfect to getting to and from the airport that took no time at all
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10. Private studio located in a quiet neighbourhood

If privacy is what you seek, this studio might just be the home you’re looking for. Located in a quiet neighbourhood, this detached studio is safe from all kinds of noises and complaints. The whole place is equipped with everything that guests would need to have a comfortable stay, including a kitchenette where they can enjoy a continental breakfast provided by the hosts. The decor is tasteful and pleasing to the eyes, and important places such as stores and bus stops are only a walk away.

Jean's Place
Auckland, New Zealand
30 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
neat clean tidy and comfortable
awesome nice clean warm and stylish studio
clean comfortable and perfectly situated
very clean and some nice little touches with breakfast and snacks
everything is clean and new apartment is bright comfortable and big
very accommodating and excellent hospitality xx
jean is an awesome host super helpful x
jean is a great host and very helpful
jean was an excellent host very helpful and friendly
very stylish and helpful with our request
perfect location for the airport
great place to stay if you are near the airport
it was a good location to stay near the airport :) nice and cozy place
great location near airport public transit and cool stuff
perfect for us so close to the airport
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Immerse yourself in Manukau's beauty

Manukau is a place you will never regret visiting. Home to some of New Zealand’s most famous spots, this suburb is the best place to start your exploration of the country. With beautiful sceneries all around, the kind of natural beauty that will take your breath away, this is a wonderful vacation spot. Find a home that suits your needs and take that much-needed break from your hectic life.

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