9 Best Holiday Homes And Holiday Accommodations In Auckland, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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Located in the North Island of New Zealand is Auckland, a city of about 1.5 million inhabitants. Such is the popularity that it is often mistaken to be the capital of New Zealand, whereas it’s not! A wonderful combination of quiet beaches, lively street food markets, and a rich cultural heritage, the city is undoubtedly a riot. The charm of the city is simply captivating and you’ll find yourself marvelling at every aspect. Earmark a trip to Auckland if you’re heading to New Zealand, join some fun day tours, and discover the spirit of this cosmopolitan town riddled with a magical natural landscape. To make your trip comfortable you will find many accommodation options in Aukland. From studio apartments, and resorts to Airbnb vacation rentals, Aukland has much to offer! Keep reading to learn about the best holiday homes and holiday accommodations in Auckland, New Zealand.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 04, 2024.

1. Beautiful home with a shared pool (from USD 133)

Find refuge in this exquisite property with an immaculate tennis court – accompanied by equipment for a fun game time. This three-bedroom house has a patio and an enclosed balcony, perfect for outdoor dining or enjoying the quiet, serene environment. There are also two extensive bookshelves filled with books, ideal for bookworms and those who wish to enjoy a digital detox.

You will also be delighted to know that this holiday home in Auckland comes with a shared pool. It is perfect for relaxing, soaking up the sun and meeting fellow travellers.

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Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
367 meters (0.3 ft) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

2. Secluded home with a lush garden (from USD 121)

This three-bedroom holiday house in Auckland is close to the bustling city centre. It’s a real gem with an open-plan kitchen where you can let your culinary talents loose. There is also a lovely garden, offering a calm oasis amidst city life, perfect for reading and relaxing.

Walk from the room to the small outdoor playground with a trampoline that will delight your little ones. Furthermore, this home guarantees a hassle-free journey, given the fact that it is near the Airport. It is also near Sylvia Park Shopping Centre, which offers a premium shopping, dining and entertainment destination.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
7.51 km (4.7 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

3. Heritage two-bedroom apartment (from USD 257)

Sitting at a 10 to 15-minute walking distance from the Auckland Ferry terminals, Ponsonby Market District, the Viaduct, and the Britomart, consider this accommodation if you’re one who’s in Auckland for all its culinary and shopping delights. The apartment is a medley of modern amenities and also north-facing, so it welcomes sunlight all day long. Have a nice time soaking in the New Zealand sun, right in the comfort of your rental. While here, you can also hit the gym, spa, or take a refreshing dip in the building’s rooftop swimming pool. Roger and Jane, the hosts, are most welcoming and go out of their way to help make their guests’ stay a memorable one. Get in touch with them and book the property right away!

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2.12 km (1.4 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
41 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was lovely to have the double doors open from the lounge to the balcony
The added bonus was the fantastic deck with wonderful double doors that could be wide open on the warmer days
Appreciated the 2 pools and gyms
Great location and a lovely modern apartment with high ceilings
The rooftop pool and hot tub were a nice bonus
The apartment is beautifully decorated and clean
Lovely apartment and so handy to everything
Beautiful apartment in awesome location Clean and very funky
The apartment was lovely and even better than pictured
The apartment was beautifully decorated and very comfortable
She was quick to follow up with hotel
Jane and Roger are very pleasant and were always available to help with any and all questions
had violated working hours agreement
Jane was incredibly accommodating meeting us in the middle of the night when our flight arrived very late helping us with the delivery of equipment for my colleague with a disability communicati...
Our host made us feel welcome from the start with perfect instructions about entry to a bottle of wine and coffee
Apartment in a great location
Location was very central and easy to access sites and restaurants
Easy walking distance to the waterfront and central cbd and a pleasant walk to the fantastic french market in Parnell on Saturday morning Will definitely stay here again
The entire process of renting was easy
We stayed here prior to departing for our Cruise and absolutely loved this apartment Super convenient location in walking distance to various shopping and dining venues
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4. Auckland penthouse ideal for a couple (from USD 185)

Offering great views of the Harbour Bridge and the Sky Tower from their floor-to-ceiling windows, and a large balcony, this apartment is a great getaway option for those of you traveling as a couple. It is substantially sized and packed with all the basics. Bonus for those of you driving down to Auckland – there’s a safe parking spot for your vehicle at no extra cost!

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1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
1 review  
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Gorgeous view of harbor bridge and sky tower Will definitely stay here again
Loved this apartment Very central to everything Half hour walk from Spark Arena
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5. Spacious, central apartment (from USD 135)

Peeking down at the Myers Park district and steps away from Auckland’s central business district is this Bookabach rental for three. Lush greenery as well as proximity to famous spots, you’ll get the best of both worlds here. You can have a great time luxuriating indoors or walk down to the bustling neighborhood. Newly renovated, the property takes care of everything you may need while on your holiday. Add to that, Louise and Ian are great hosts. They’re quick, hospitable, and very accommodating. There’s also a selection of books from which you can choose from and enjoy a nice read in the peaceful surroundings of your rental. There’s also basement parking available for your vehicle, so let the hosts know if you require one. There’s really not much you won’t find here, so get booking fast!

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1.63 km (1.1 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
27 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
A beautiful high-ceilinged flat modern restoration enormous windows
We made use of the parking space which saved a fortune in parking fees
It provided everything that we needed including a modern and warm bathroom and a free secure parking space on the basement
a floor light comes on and underfloor heating makes it very comfortable
Gorgeous apartment with beautiful views over the park Equipped with everything needed for a home away from home experience
Confidently clean Carefully furnished
Also the hosts were welcoming and helpful
the art gallery is only about 600 metres away
Louise and Ian were very helpful even providing us with tips about how to get from the airport to the apartment
What we found did not disappoint us
We could not have felt more comfortable in our first visit to New Zealand
Short walks to nearby restaurants and activities
Beautiful appartment nestled in leafy trees but in CDB Auckland
Fantastic property right in the centre of Auckland
It's great to be in such a central location - for example
if you walk into the main bathroom
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6. Private room in an Edwardian villa (from USD 50)

The hosts of this private room strive to give their guests a four-star experience. The private room has an en suite bathroom and is furnished with a queen bed and a laptop-friendly workspace. Digital lock access to the house and room ensures you can come and go as you please. Though you won’t have kitchen access, there are cafes, restaurants and some of the best street food markets in Auckland nearby.

Eden Park is just around the corner, so if you’re planning to catch a game while you’re in the city, this is a great choice for you.

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Auckland, New Zealand
3.19 km (2.0 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
641 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our cozy and comfortable stay with caril and brian
the bed was extremely comfortable
the room was nice and clean the connection to the city easy and good
the room was lovely warm and comfortable
i was very impressed by the thoughtfully planned and beautifully presented room with ensuite
very clean and cozy ensuite
everything was clean and caril is very warm
the room was squeaking clean and comfortable
very nice very clean room
very stylish clean secure and comfortable
lovely couple and great hosts
lovely hosts helpful with any questions
very helpful hosts
the hosts are lovely and really welcoming
the hosts were lovely and very helpful
the location is great close to public transportation and not far from downtown
the location was also fab 3 min walk from both eden park and the metro line
house is located close to train station so you can go to center of aukland easily
small but beautiful room very close to eden park
very nice space conveniently located near train and bus lines
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7. Cosy private room in Auckland CBD (from USD 44)

If you want to stay in a central location, this private room is situated in an apartment in Auckland’s Central Business District. You’ll stay in a room furnished with a queen bed and have your own en suite bathroom. The kitchen is shared with the host and you can help yourself to tea and snacks. The host also provides guests with an Auckland bus card. If you need a coffee fix before starting your day, there’s a Starbucks downstairs. Downtown is just a walk away from here.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
387 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very central with a nice terrace view of the bay
very tidy and nice apartment equipped with everything we need
great location and view from the apartment
very clean and easy accessibility
place is clean and tidy
it is safe clean and convenient
the room is super clean and tidy
clean tidy and has everything you need
quick response kind and warm
ilsa was a great host
isla was a lovely host
nice airbnb and kind host
the host has amazing hospitality help and support for guests
location is really central and close to most interest points
the location is fantastic
brilliant location and great value for central auckland
perfect location next to sky bus stop and close to the city center
the location is great near to eateries
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8. Studio with garden access (from USD 65)

This bright studio has large windows overlooking the garden. Inside, you’ll find a comfy queen-sized bed, a small table for two, and a “kitchen” area with a mini-fridge, microwave, and kettle. A bookstore, restaurants, and cafes are just a short walk away from here. Stay in a great location and enjoy peace and tranquillity in this garden studio. WiFi and free parking are available.

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Auckland, New Zealand
4.22 km (2.7 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
660 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was super cosy and even had heated blankets
electric blanket and heater was a real winner as it was pretty chilly when we were in auckland
peaceful garden setting lots of thoughtful small touches and good sheets on a comfy bed
it was the comfiest bed we have slept in yet and the wet room is great too
make sure you have breakfast in the garden with all the birds (and an occasional kitty)
very clean and adorable place
kate's place is clean and tidy
the accommodation was extremely clean and inviting
kate’s place was sparkling clean and very comfortable
it was beautifully clean and the bed super comfortable
kate is a great host
kate is great host
thanks to our host
host is very nice and accommodating
kate is a wonderful host and really helpful
the location of this studio is ideal
good restaurants close by
the location was perfect
wonderful location ; very easy access to town by bus or walking
great location and very good facilities
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9. One-bedroom apartment with city views (from USD 80)

Enjoy stunning city views from this one-bedroom apartment. Similar to hotels, you’ll be given a key card that will give you access to the building, elevator, and apartment. This Airbnb is just right for three, as there is a queen bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living room. Breakfast is provided courtesy of the hosts at this holiday rental in New Zealand, so you can enjoy bread and eggs in the morning. Exploring the city won’t be too difficult as there are bus stops nearby.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1.41 km (0.9 mi) from Auckland War Memorial Museum
428 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views from the apartment and great amenities included
absolutely stunning views from this apartment
good sized tv and air conditioning if required
amazing views from this apartment
good wifi comfortable bed and views of the city blew my mind when i walked in
spacious clean apartment with a kitchen dinner and lounge
gary's place is very clean and tidy
it is sparkling clean and gary supplies lots of goodies
good sized sparkling clean bathroom with a lovely shower
everything is in good and clean condition
gary was a really nice host
gary is a great host
gary was super communicative and helpful throughout our stay
great spot with fantastic hosts
gary and tracey are very thoughtful hosts
best location within walking distance to the city
very central with great eateries close by
great location for what we needed
excellent location near bus train and proximity to all main routes
easy walking to downtown
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Gateway to New Zealand

Once an area of epidemics and tribal wars, Auckland has come a long way from the time Maoris inhabited the lands. An attractive and rapidly-growing Polynesian city, there’s quite a bit it offers. Head to the local markets such as Otara and Avondale, and experience cultural diversity translating itself into artifacts for sale. Remember to keep Wynyard Quarter, Britomart, Vulcan Lane, Viaduct Basin, and Ponsonby on your list, if culinary delights are your thing – there’s a plethora of cafes, restaurants, and bars you’ll find here. Whether a two-day quick getaway or a prolonged stay, you’ll find plenty to do in Auckland. Don’t forget to book one of these holiday homes in Auckland.

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Frequently asked questions about the best holiday homes and holiday accommodations in Auckland, New Zealand

1. Which holiday homes and holiday accommodation in Auckland are ideal for long-term stays?

This heritage two-bedroom apartment is ideal for long-term stays in Aukland. You’ll get a tempting discount on your total booking fee (excluding taxes) for staying here for 30 nights or more. This secluded home with a lush garden is another property ideal for an extended stay.

2. Which holiday homes and holiday accommodation in Auckland have parking?

If you want holiday accommodation with parking, this heritage two-bedroom apartment, this secluded home with a lush garden, this beautiful home with a shared pool, or this one-bedroom apartment with city views are the ones you should go for.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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