Dunedin is a city in the south of New Zealand. This gorgeous city with its dramatic, picturesque landscape is surrounded by rolling hills, rugged beaches, and marked by numerous cycling, hiking trails. Wildlife is in abundance here, including the world’s rarest penguin colonies. Visitors can view the Northern Royal Albatross in their natural habitat at the Royal Albatross Centre, located at the foot of Taiaroa Head. Apart from its natural wonders, Dunedin wears its Scottish and Maori heritage with pride, but it is also one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the South. Check out the best Bookabach holidays homes in Dunedin, New Zealand, and book now for a well-planned vacation.
This craftsman-built house marries the best of both worlds - all your creature comforts while being located in a stunning, rugged landscape. This house is situated in Broad Bay and set amidst 4 acres (1.6 hectares) of garden. When you wake up, you’ll hear the sound of birds chirping and wildlife rummaging. The house is four levels high, with a solid wood kitchen and two log fires for heating. With its extensive decks, you can walk out and enjoy the amazing view. The house is furnished with pre-loved items, a homage to the owner’s goal to protecting the environment. The house can sleep eight persons, with walking tracks from the back of the house to the ocean beyond. The house may not be suitable for very young children as it is still a work-in-progress but apart from that, it is fully furnished with TV, washer, dryer, and bathrooms.
Craftsman built house provides stunning retreat
Top guest reviewsa bit neglected Queen bed comfyThe place was comfortable but rough outsideThe deck off the living room was incredibly slippery not safetrees/shrubs require pruning both to allow access to the path up the back and the view at the frontThe wooden steps feel pretty unstable to walk onThe house was clean and tidy on arrival (and departure) and very comfortable
Host:Such a wonderful home and wild fragrant gardenHowever the price is quite high particularly considering the late check in and early check outThis property would be majorly improved with some pruning which would open up the view of the harbour and with some exterior maintenanceThe outdoor area was very unkempt and overgrownclean and nicely laid out with good facilitiesRead more reviewsexcellent location with a great vibeWe loved the house and it had everything we needed close to Dunedin but also far enough awayand it is sad to see it lookingThere was an excellent book selection and plenty of DVDs to choose fromThis house is pretty special private water pressure good fire cranks in lounge Bird song
This holiday home is in St. Clair, a bustling beachside suburb of Dunedin. The beach has been rated as the best for surfing and has a selection of beautiful cafes and restaurants. The house itself is a warm, comfortable open-plan accommodation heated by a wood burner and heat pump. Enjoy the panoramic views from the lounge, master bedroom or sunroom. Designed in a contemporary style, the house has a modern kitchen and fully equipped laundry facilities. There is also air conditioning and Internet available. It is a 10-minute drive from Otago, Forsyth Barr Stadium, and Chisolm Links Golf Beach near St Kilda Beach. Otago Peninsula is filled with wildlife attractions with yellow-eyed penguins, albatross, sea lions, seals and bountiful birdlife within easy reach.
The Eagle's Nest: stunning views, close to beach
Top guest reviewsand there was plenty of spaceLovely comfortable home with modern touches Plenty of room for our group of 7 to spread outGreat place 3 adults and kidsa tidy warm space with great living/kitchen areaHouse had plenty of room for our group of 4 adults and 2 children Views looking over St Clair beachhouse was warm clean and had everything we needed
Host:House was well equipped definitely home away from homeOur ladies team won the National title and the Men made the last 8Easy communication with owner Beautiful locationProperty was excellent for our needs Clean and warm on arrival well equipped and very comfortableHouse was very clean and tidy Rachael had put the heat pump on for our arrival which was great as our arrival was late at nightRead more reviewsLoved it Beautiful houseSecond time we've stayed here and it was still a lovely place to stay Clean and tidy with easy access to Dunedin and anywhere elseare beautiful Location was perfect for us quiet neighbourhood but close to the city and St Clair beachOnly problem was that we found the steep and narrow access a bit difficult with a toddler baby and luggage
This modern house has three bright bedrooms. An open-plan lounge, kitchen, and dining area, it has sliding doors to access the deck and view the fantastic, uninterrupted views of the city and the harbor. Double glazing ensures that the room stays warm and sunny, but there is also a gas fire to heat the house for chilly evenings. Across the road is a small playground, although you can also walk 10 minutes downhill to a more massive playground. The home also has air conditioning, TV, and washer, dryer facilities. The house is a five-minute drive to St Clair Beach, with its hot salt water pool perfect for the elderly. For those who want to swim, the pool opens at 6 am! The beautiful Glenfalloch Gardens is 10 minutes from the peninsula by driving.
Modern Home with Stunning Views and All Day Sun
Top guest reviewsThe bedrooms were warm and the beds and bedding super comfy and cosyThe view is exceptional lovely modern home with comfy bedsWe loved the open plan kitchen and lounge areaModern accommodations with a nice view of DunedinJust like home but better Fireplace was nice to take the chill off on rainy day
Host:Amanda was an amazing host - so accommodating and welcomingBeautiful home warm and invitingBig warm light sunny house with great viewsLoved itWarm house with great views Nicely renovated with modern appliances and fittings Highly recommended Will stay againWe loved the view especially watching sun settingRead more reviewsNo other word need but AMAZING loved itThanks for the lovely welcome treats too Katie
This is a newly renovated executive villa situated in a residential suburb. It fits five persons. This luxurious getaway has French doors leading to a large deck and a lush garden, where people can soak in the sun and enjoy. The villa is equipped with free Wifi, and all modern convenience such as a fully functional kitchen, and washer and dryer facilities. There is also air conditioning and TV. The house is a few minutes away from prestigious private schools, restaurants, cafes, and a golf course. A bus stop is conveniently located just outside your front door.
close town - mountain view -Maori Hill Cosy Home
Top guest reviewsThe kitchen is great with everything you needstained glass and decorative leadlight windows typical of the era Modern kitchen and bathroom with great showerWe had a very comfortable stay and wanted for nothingThe bed comfy & the shower great (which is great when away from home)The beds were very comfortable with lovely linen and a well equipped kitchen Thank youVery comfortable house with good facilities with everything workingWell appointed and warm house which was very comfortableVery good location beautiful and clean houseAmy was very friendly and welcoming Property was exactly as described and beautiful Beds wereLovely clean and tidy home in a great location
Host:Lovely landlady had it all well set upGreat home very cosy home indeedAs above wonderful home you will not be disappointed A++It was Warm and quiet Great for my needsIt was great that you were there to show us all the amenities personallyRead more reviewsthis was a lovely quite neighborhood with 1 off street car park Just a short walk (thr walkway opp house) to a couple of local cafesThe best quality to this homeShort drive into Dunedin town itself butCosy Home Maori Hill is in a perfect locationThe house and garden were in lovely condition and the area was quiet at night with great cafes located close by Not far to the cbd also
This is a warm, homely space that has been tastefully decorated. Surrounded by flowering plants, birds, and butterflies, its ambiance invites you to come in and relax. The house has three bedrooms and fits up to eight persons. It’s fully equipped with air conditioning, TV, heater, washer, and dryer. Five minutes from the cottage are shops and restaurants, perfect for your groceries and dining needs. The city center is nearby, with a modern public art gallery and theatres, museums and libraries. The other attractions such as the Botanic Gardens, the Dunedin Railway Station are nearby as well. The owners have a rental car for hire.
The Albion Cottage in beautiful colourful garden
Top guest reviewsconcert all though two sisters did have to sleep in the queen bedstopping outside all night through night 1 meant a sleepless night next night was quieterit had everything we needed but while it could accommodate the five of us it really would be better suited for only fourconcert all though two sisters sleep in the queen bedGreat house and very well equipped with everything once would need Would certainly stay again
Host:Delightful cottage with beautiful gardenLovely wee cottage with a gorgeous gardenWarm house - well heated Clean and tidy Very homelyThe extra 2 night stay booked later stood Huge inconvenient to us finding alternative accommodationProperty was great for us 4 girls away for Ed SheeranRead more reviewsA cute cottage within easy distance of the CBDGreat little cosy cottage has everything you need Mornington Tavern and Countdown close by is a big plusAlso 6 days later still no refundThe house itself is fine very cute good amenitiesLovely big garden to explore
A modern, minimalist accommodation, this house is a peaceful getaway during your vacation. It has a small path which allows you to enter from the right, and it has an internet connection, air conditioning, TV, as well as washer and dryer facilities. From here, you can explore the history, architecture and tourist attractions Dunedin has to offer. Visitors can also marvel at the famous albatross, seals, and penguins that stay around the Otago Peninsula or walk five minutes to the Dunedin Railway Station. From there, take a trip to check out the gorgeous street art or eat at the many cafes in town. The Rail Trail experience can also be experienced on the bike.
Beautiful Villa Accommodation in lovely garden setting. Decorated with flowers.
Top guest reviewsFound internet worked best in the bedroomWe were also lucky enough to watch the snow fall outside the big windows and onto the pretty trees hedges and lawn A real treatThis cottage is charming comfortable clean and very private in a quiet areaand it was a cheap short taxi ride back up at the end of the eveningThe only niggle was unreliable WiFi that kept dropping out and the requirement to clean
Host:The Le Cren Cottage was very comfortable with a great outlook to the gardens while enjoying breakfast Close to town and giving great views while driving through the elevated area Great Host meeti...so book for extra time to see what they have to offerwhat I loved most was the many special touches - vases of flowers cut fresh from the garden a detailed and informative history of the home and area and a mountain of Home and Garden magazines amon...Located approx 2 5km from the octagon provides an opportunity for a chilled walk (abet steep hill) for the active or a short drive Facilities were clean and the host was friendly meeting us afte...The owners were very friendly approachable and were there to help with any needs (thanks for your assistance to help with the 'Bar-B' )Read more reviewsIt was a lovely villa Handy to the supermarket and some food shopsso close enough for easy access but far enough away to not worry whether you are staying on a Friday nightLe Cren House is in a very quiet location with beautiful gardens and viewsIt is close to shops food outlets and supermarketThis lovely villa is tucked up a quiet little lane and sits on beautiful grounds
This cute home on the top of 23 steps is well worth the long upward climb. You can watch the sunrise from your bed. This house sleeps six and has a dining room that is open to an outdoor courtyard at the rear of the house. There is also an open balcony where you can embrace the warmth of the sun. The sparkling lights of the Otago Peninsula will soothe you to sleep in the evenings. There is a laundry room with washer, dryer, and a fully attached kitchen. The internet is available too. The house is close to the city center, and cleaning fees are included.
Stunning Harbour, Mountain and Ocean ViewsSaint Clair, Dunedin, NZ
Tuisong in the neighborhood of Vauxhall is a self-contained apartment that occupies the ground floor of the owner’s home. A fully equipped house, it has a kitchen, a separate living room, partitioned bedroom, and a bathroom. This apartment is in the midst of the native bush, yet when you climb up to the open-air balcony, you’ll still see uninterrupted views of Otago Harbor and Dunedin city. There is cable TV, and the internet is provided too. You can take a separate private entrance to the house, but the owners are close by if you need anything. You’ll be 10 minutes away from the city center, and you can walk to the Edgar Sports Centre, the Forsyth Barr Stadium and the University Oval.
Self contained apartment with panoramic views!
Top guest reviewsthe friendliness and helpfulness of the owners was impeccablewell appointed amenities has everything you needThe apartment was as good as the viewThe layout maximises the potential of the wonderful viewThe decor was cute and everything was incredibly comfortable - the bed was like a cloudVery tidy and bright Kitchen and porches south facing
Host:sunny warm cozyThey are extremely friendly and very approachableLovely unit nicely furnished and prepared Great views and friendly hosts We would stay again with no hesitation and recommend to any coupleAmanda for being such a friendly and informative hostWery welcomming hosts who made us feel at home Highly recomendable Hanne and William DenmarkRead more reviewsThe area is quiet yet minutes away from everythingA quiet private location very close to the cityclean beautiful views and tucked away from the world really enjoyed our choice of stayThe apartment has every modern convenience as is beautifully presentedIt was warm to walk into at the end of the day after the sun had been beaming into all the rooms
This cottage, built in the 1860s, is a perfect place for those who want to stay in a place that has a story. The cottage has a wood burner and a heater which helps it stay cozy in the cold weather. There are two bedrooms upstairs, with queen- and king-sized beds, accessible via a steep staircase. Children and less mobile people may not be able to climb up safely. Don’t let this deter you from booking this cottage though - it is fully furnished with a kitchen and TV, as well as washer and dryer facilities. There is a private garden with an ocean view. From here, you can walk 10 minutes to the Speights Brewery, cafes, bars, restaurants, movie theatres and galleries.
Historic Canongate Cottage
Top guest reviewsThe cottage was so cozy and charmingIt provided a wonderful place to recharge after all of the rushing around NZ we had been doingThe beds were very comfortable and the bedrooms cosy as is the separate lounge Good heating is providedie: not enough for the 3 of us and no real coffeeThe cottage itself was well-appointed and comfortable The attention to providing some basics for breakfast was appreciated
Host:Very cute comfortable warm andMy only complaint is that the breakfast food was minimal all condiments very nearly emptythe short walk to most of the cultural and historic highlights meant that we had a flexible and relaxed time getting to all the places that we wanted to visit Communication was responsive and help...Clean cosy once the fire had been blazing for a wee while a lovely welcoming feel great bedsAll mod cons and facilities worked really well including dishwasher washing machine and drierRead more reviewsCanon gate is a very cute little cottage within easy walking distance of city centreGood location & communication Thank Youand we really enjoyed the propertyCosy cottage with log burner Perfect city centre spotthe location is excellent and it's a lovely older property that has been very well renovated highly recommended many thanks
Visit Dunedin for its wild, rugged landscapes and scenic beauty
If you’re looking for a vacation amidst wildlife, then pick one of our selected vacation homes above to relax, unwind and enjoy what Dunedin has to offer. So many attractions await you such as the lush gardens, the railway experience, and of course, the abundance of wildlife. This diversity makes this city a must-visit!
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