10 Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Cambridge, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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Cambridge or “The Town of Trees & Champions” as it’s commonly referred to by locals, is a town in the Waipa District of the Waikato Region of the North Island of New Zealand. It’s memorable for its leafy streets, heritage buildings, antique shops and beautiful thoroughbred horse studs. Cambridge town is a rich agricultural area and it features large dairy farms. In addition, the region is a prime tourist attraction with several museums and galleries and it is also a leader in the equine industry. Sporting activities like rowing in the famous Lake Karapiro, cycling and many more are known attractive activities for both tourists and locals alike. If you are planning a vacation in Cambridge to have an experience of the culture, check out these holiday homes you can in the area. Scroll down to learn about the best Bookabach holiday homes in Cambridge, New Zealand.

1. Elegant guest suite near lake (from USD 154)

This stunning guest suite is located in a serene environment. Its location is unbeatable, just two minutes walk from the lake. Featuring two en-suite bedrooms, a lounge area and a kitchenette which opens on to a deck with a barbecue. One room has a king double bed and the other has two king singles. There is a double sofa bed in the lounge for an extra guest, meaning it can accommodate a number of six people. There are a separate toilet and hand basin. You are near all tourist attractions around the area including Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua and Don Rowlands Center, among others.

Watershed - Lake Karapiro
38 reviews  Wifi Available
Apartment 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
My son asked if he could get a bed the same at home because it was so easy to fall asleep in
Very comfortable well sourced property with enough space for all five of us Cheers
Beautiful modern accommodation with everything you could need
Clean and comfortable accommodate Very pleasant stay in quiet surroundings
Judy is a warm and generous host
all your help and local tips
Lovely property and we were made to feel very welcome and to treat it like home
The accommodation was of a very high standard with great facilities
Everything you could need for a mini break and wonderful hosts Would stay again whenever in the region
The location is perfect for Lake Karapiro Huge and lovely Breakfast supplied too
(it's about 1 hours drive to Mangakino)
Spacey and fresh house in beautiful property
Beautiful Home set on a lifestyle block type place 10 minutes drive from popular wedding venues and cambridge centre Very comfortable beds with lobely homely touches over the place
It is one of the best B&B's
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2. Modern contemporary home in Lexington Park (from USD 175)

Enjoy a relaxing feel of contemporary design from this cottage in Lexington Park. One bedroom one bathroom is full of elegance and space. Accommodating four guests comfortably, this getaway located in the heart of Cambridge’s beautiful equestrian region is your perfect accommodation. You are provided with a queen bed and a queen sofa bed in the living area. The area location is perfect and boasts a major hosting venue for events such as weddings, cultural and sporting events and many more.

Lexington Park Cottage
Cambridge, Cambridge, NZ
14 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
It was great to have sky TV as well
We feel very fortunate to have stayed here
we only stayed three nights
a gym lovely views warm comfortable and quiet with the little extras that make this place feel like home
tidy and well appointed with everything we needed to a high standard
The garden was very beautiful too and the cottage was really clean
The rooms are really well furnished and the cooking facilities were great Peaceful location and definitely worth a stay
The bath was very welcome after a day in and out of the rain
Absolutely gorgeous cottages on the most beautiful property
The hosts were super friendly and accommodating and made sure our every need was met
Our kids fell completely in live with the horses particularly the adorable Cruise
A great welcome pack including all the essentials and a few extras (lovely biscuits )
I fell in love with the place
The most perfect location if visiting either Cambridge or Karapiro Spectacular
Great location 5min for town
The breakfast package was great and so convenient
The location could not have been better so close to Karapiro and Cambridge with the Te Awa cycle way on the doorstep
Diana Buchanan took the time to show us around her beautifully landscaped gardens
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3. Beautiful chalet in the shires (from USD 96)

Check out this beautiful getaway home in the hills. The beautiful scenery you get to enjoy during the sunset and sunrise is unrivaled. Bright, cheery and immaculate, the one-bedroom one-bathroom chalet in the shires is a perfect choice for a couple. It is right near where all the action is situated, being close to Cambridge’s many shops and cafe’s, Te Ko Utu Lake, cinema, day spa, velodrome, race course, markets, Lake Karapiro, Hobbiton Movie Set, Maungakawa and Maungataurari Scenic Reserves, Hamilton Gardens and local event centers. Also central to many more attractions in Waikato, such as Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Wairere Falls, Tirau, Aroha hot pools, Putaruru Blue Springs, Mount Maunganui beach and Rotorua.

Chalet in the Shire, quiet and private, pet friendly, great location.
80 reviews  Wifi Available
chalet 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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easy access to town and many of the tourist destinations in the area
great accommodation very comfortable and the best equipped i have ever stayed in
we had the entire guest house to ourselves and there is a private deck as well
nice additional touches for breakfast and a special treat in the fridge
the chalet is really well set up, with everything you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable
the house was very clean and check in was easy
this is a lovely, clean, well equipped cottage
the property was everything described and more
beautifully clean and comfortable, serviced with every kitchen/home utensils and equipment required
the cottage was beautifully clean, and there was even a few food items provided which were thoughtful and really appreciated
as above however it would have been nice to have met the hosts
the hosts gave us eggs, bread and milk plus other goodies which is a really nice touch
breakfast products an added bonus - so close to karapiro and cambridge
pretty central to all the tourist hot spots and even better that it was dog friendly with enclosed deck as well
we were just after somewhere convenient to stay for a couple of days in the shire while we visited some hobbits and stinky sulphur pools
what a beautiful valley it resides in
a lovely little cottage located in the most picturesque setting
so peaceful and tranquil, a lovely place to stay and just relax, or explore the area and what it has to offer
well worth the price
awesome little place in very nice area secluded an quiet
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4. Enjoy a classic country life at Essene Lodge (from USD 207)

Enjoy a satisfying escape to the countryside full of privacy and serenity, all offered in this stunning accommodation. It is a spacious country lodge featuring three large bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home is fully equipped and it includes a large kitchen, a walk-in pantry and laundry. The bright and comfortable living rooms and outdoor area are well furnished for relaxation. You will experience a refreshing classic country living in this lodge, that accommodates up to six guests.

Essene Country Lodge, Cambridge, Waikato, NZ
29 reviews
guest house 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Stained sheets and a very uncomfortable master bed
The cottage is modern spacious well-equipped and has a lovely feel to it
The cottage is modern spacious well-equipped and has a lovely feel to it
This property is spacious comfortable and modern
Very quiet private and peaceful Had all the amenities required - apart from a hairdryer :)
We loved what they had done with the property
My family and I love Essene Country Cottage
My family and I love Essene Country Cottage
as the weather was warmer
We felt so relaxed and comfortable here would definitely recommend
It's a 5 minute walk to a cafe
2 great cafes were close to get a coffee fix :)
It's a relaxing place to stay in the country but only 10-15 minutes drive to Hamilton and Cambridge
It's a relaxing place to stay in the country but only 10-15 minutes drive to Hamilton and Cambridge
The house is well equipped and the location in the middle of countryside is Just very relaxing
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5. Family cottage getaway with quaint atmosphere (from USD 74)

Take a look at this perfect family getaway. Situated within 35 mins of Hobbiton and 25 mins to the Hamilton Gardens, this two-bedroom cottage with an open-plan dining comfortably accommodates a total of six guests. The dining sliding door opens out to a small deck and the steps lead down to a patio with a turtle pond feature. Well furnished, bright and spacious, the rental is near where all the fun is situated and you can visit Lake Karapiro for rowing, as well as enjoy kayaking and cycling.

Massey Country Cottage - 20 mins from Lake Karapiro, the Velodrome, Sanctuary Mt
82 reviews  Wifi Available
cottage 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Comfy cottage with everything we needed
The place was roomy and clean; all the conveniences of a home
Clean and well appointed cottage has everything you need and then some Thanks for a great stay
The wifi signal was a little weak at times
He loved the dog Roxy and the turtles
Pleasant and tidy and made welcome by Kim
You can see that a lot of care is taken to make sure that guests are made to feel at home
lovely peaceful cottage Spacious and cozy nice dog :)
Comfortable tidy includes all necessities and even some creature comforts
Thank you to Kim for a great hideaway in Cambridge
Perfect location for us as we like the quiet and outlook of being just out of town but close enough to get supplies easily
The quiet country location appealed to us as a quiet retreat from city life for 5 days
Quiet and peaceful being in the countryside- but close to Cambridge town
Lovely flat lawn for him to kick his soccer ball Nice spacous cottage with all the amenities Lovely outlook to green pastures and hills Not far to Cambridge Karapiro and the Blueberry's at Monavale
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6. Beautiful cottage with elegant French decor (from USD 93)

Perhaps this French cottage located in a dairy farm is worth taking a look at. Situated 8 km (5 miles) from Cambridge, this villa offers you a quaint one-bedroom self-contained cottage with a private spacious outdoor living area. The main living area with a kitchenette also has a single bed, and if required for children, we can set up another single mattress on the floor. Its French-style decor has been crafted for an enjoyable cozy stay. A well-equipped kitchenette and a barbecue are some of the highlights in the villa which comfortably accommodates four guests.

Little Villa - French Country Cottage
49 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
milk and condiments in the fridge
The cottage was well appointed with everything we needed very comfortable and great outlook over rolling fields Attractive front garden and outside sitting area
We felt so much at home that the idea of dinning in was more attractive than dinning out
You could call it a little slice of France in the Waikato
This place is exceptional Very private and quiet
Everything Was very tidy and clean
An absolutely gorgeous well appointed warm wee villa
lovely furnishings and great hosts
Lovely property and super warm welcome
Maria even washed and dried a coat for me overnight and provided a very good massage service
We were made welcome on our arrival and we enjoyed our stay
The location is great and only 10 minutes from Cambridge
We walked to the Blue Spring a beautiful walk
It's visible that Maria loves furniture and Decorating
very homely retreat - and took away lots of house and garden ideas also
Great central location to many attractions and the property is ideallic of beautiful NZ pasture land
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7. Privacy and serenity at country cottage (from USD 87)

A perfect getaway for two is found in this well-presented bedsitter cottage located in a lifestyle community. The accommodation is generously spaced and offers you an atmosphere to relax and unwind. It is positioned within a two-minute walk to the Red Cherry Cafe where you can purchase freshly roasted coffee and a bite to eat. Also, it’s only a short drive to the Cambridge Village weekly market or the Tamahere monthly farmers market. You are also only a short drive to the top attractions around, including the cycling Avantidrome, Cambridge Golf Course, Lake Karapiro and the surrounding areas.

Stunning Secluded Country Cottage
30 reviews
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy :

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Amenities & Room:
was quite hot though cooled down to a reasonable level with the windows left open
to spend a night in the country
some road noise but space and the stock around certainly make you feel like you are in the country
Very clean A little small but well-stocked fridge (bread butter milk etc) and decent microwave Handy to velodrome and to town Suggest a hairdryer in the room
Lovely well equipped unit set in rural quiet surroundings Highly recommended
Generous continental breakfast and owner very good to deal with Will stay again
Perfectly met our needs for our Maadi week Lovely to be slightly rural yet so close to Cambridge Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this wee cottage attached to garage on a beautiful property
Ideal for a couple comfortable and very very clean in a delightful country setting 2 minute drive to the Avantidome and 4 minute drive to town
Quiet location in the country close to Cambridge
Weeping Willow Cottage is situated in a quiet pretty rural location convenient for Cambridge with its tree lined streets the race track and the Avantidrome
Private room separate from the main house Room
Great little rural cottage attached to shed
Cute little cottage with all the basic needs and a few luxury touches Small but well-appointed and located walking-distance from coffee (yay) and a short drive or ride to town Would definitely re...
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8. Modern, spacious villa for a family vacation (from USD 224)

This is the ultimate large family or group’s vacation rental. The three-room retreat has two spotless and tiled bathrooms and comfortably accommodates nine people. The air conditioning with ducts to all rooms keeps the house at an even temperature. Situated in a secure area, you have nothing to worry about during your stay. There is a private backyard for relaxation under the olive trees, a barbecue, a complete kitchen to whip up a meal, a TV with Netflix and unlimited WiFi, among other highlights like two mountain bikes available for use. The villa is also close to the nearby shopping centers found just minutes away.

Villa 142 - Luxurious and Centrally Located
49 reviews  Wifi Available
villa 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen is also well-appointed
In spotless condition and supplied with everything one would need in a pinch or for a special gathering
It was so handy to have bicycles for use on the paths around Cambridge
It has everything you need for rest and relaxation and if you'd like to self-cater
Very comfortable cosy stay Set up with everything we needed
Villa 142 is a fantastic property and would top our list - really lovely styling and very comfortable and homely
Very clean tidy warm and had everything we needed
The host was incredibly thoughtful and welcoming
Yvonne was great to communicate with and was at the villa waiting for us on arrival
The heating was so lovely and warm
The villa is immaculate and so homely and accommodated nine of us easily Nice and warm and all mod cons
Yvonne was so nice and easy to talk to Very welcoming and warm at the villa and so bright Wish
That said it is in close proximity to cafes and shops if you're looking for convenience
great location - walking distance to town
just a 10 min walk from the centre of Cambridge
Beautiful fully renovated villa just few mins walk out of Cambridge centre
The house and grounds are beautiful
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9. Peaceful and exquisite family home (from USD 154)

This modern designed three-bedroom one-bathroom unit is furnished with relaxation and simplicity in mind. Accommodating up to eight guests, the elegant country cottage is definitely a fabulous choice for large traveling groups. The cottage has beautiful interior decor. It is situated in the countryside away from the hustle and noise meaning you get to enjoy privacy and it is a top pick if you want to place a tick on the ‘unwind’ checkbox. The location is unbeatable, with a great variety of bars, cafes and restaurants all within a few minutes’ drive.

Modernized /Retro country cottage
64 reviews
cottage 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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Amenities & Room:
Very comfortable and close to amententies
The house was very clean and a very comfortable stay for our group of 4
and it was nice and clean with adequate heating in the cold months
clean and well equipped and the bed was very comfy
Melany was very understanding about our situation
Great friendly hosts make it that much nicer also
Despite it being wet and there being no power we were warmly welcomed to the cottage and felt instantly at home
Would recommend to anyone needed to the area Thanks for having us
The bedroom layout was more than suitable for our purposes and the owner friendly and helpful
Beautiful country setting Handy to location between Hamilton and Cambridge
It's in a great location close to Cambridge and Hamilton
Handy location close to Hamilton & Cambridge
The house was really nice
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10. Modern, self-contained luxury flat

modern, self-contained luxury flat

This modern contemporary one-bedroom and one-bathroom flat features a large comfortable bed, a large walk-in wardrobe to put away your luggage, a modern high pressure shower, subtle romantic lighting, well designed functional kitchen and a dining area, comfy living area to relax and watch TV or listen to your favourite music from the sound system available. You also get to enjoy much-needed privacy and a spacious outdoor living area with bar seating, lounge seating and a barbecue.

Stunning Self-contained Cambridge Accommodation
Cambridge, Cambridge, NZ
38 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic place to stay we had everything needed and even a continental breakfast
accommodation was clean and as expected
the property was very clean and tidy
very clean and modern great location
you've done a great job clean and tidy also
it was a modern private incredibly clean and comfortable place to stay
our host was an absolute delight
perfect location for accessing lake karapiro
great location convenient to town
modern tidy well equipped good location - walk to town
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Cambridge's elegant accommodations

Beautiful horse studs, old English trees, wonderful shops, cafes, gardens full of roses, wonderful kiwi houses, these and much more are what awaits you in Cambridge. Take your holiday experience to a new level staying in these beautiful homes in Cambridge.

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