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[3% CashBack] Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Kinloch, New Zealand - Updated 2020

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Michelle Jamie
Michelle Jamie

Poised in the northerly bay of Lake Taupo, Kinloch is a small and growing settlement that has a spectacular view of the mountains and the lake. Its then sheep station has become a perfect holiday destination because of its sandy beaches and relaxing country life vibe. You’ll also find here the famous Great Lake Trail that any mountain biker will love to go to for its grade 3 or intermediate trail. It will bring you to the native shrubbery surrounding Lake Taupo. You will also be mesmerized with the dramatic natural sceneries brought to you by the lake, waterfalls, and more. In case you’re looking for a place to stay during your travels in Kinloch, read on, and discover our list of the best Bookabach holiday homes in Kinloch.

1. Black house by the lake (from USD 158)

If you’re looking for accommodation that has it all, then this three-bedroom house, located on elevated land, is a perfect choice for you and your group. The moment you wake up, you’ll see the spectacular view of the lake that will make you instantly refreshed. This vacation rental features modern conveniences as well as the usual home furnishing like a cozy living area with ample seating, functional kitchen, and dining set-up. Another great feature is the terrace on the second floor with an umbrella table and chairs, perfect for lounging and passing time.

The Black House - Tranquil location, Pet friendly & Linen provided!
68 reviews
House 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
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The house is very comfortable and well equipped
Lovely balcony views comfortable warm and is without doubt the best equipped house I've stayed in everything you could possibly need
The house was surprisingly large for just the four of us (we actually never used the third double bedroom)
Had a really enjoyable time and would definitely stay here again
As with the first time we found it so relaxing sitting on the deck watching the sun go down over the lake enjoying a BBQ and a drink Sadly didn't get to use the kayaks as I had a sore back
Comfortable spacious; very clean and well appointed
House is clean and warm with a lovely fireplace
It was an absolute home away from home and hosts are so accomodating and helpful
all the mod cons Highly recommended
great location and outlook extremely well equipped for our family vacation
great view and very well equipped loved our stay
Love staying here home away from home
Lovely house in a great location Even has a view of the lake
This is a beautiful modern house in a tranquil location
Great place in a fantastic location
the house is in a great location when we arrived it was a breeze getting in It
Loved this place Beautifully situated on a big private section with lots of privacy
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2. Spacious two-bedroom cottage (from USD 117)

A 1980s home, this two-bedroom cottage is spacious, inviting, and provides you the comforts of a real home. It can accommodate up to six persons without any fuss. It has an open-floor plan which features a living area with lots of sofas to choose from, a functional kitchen, and dining set-up. Also, when you step outside the porch, you’ll find seating options that are great for morning coffee while basking in the beautiful surrounding. Another great thing about this property is its location. It is walking distance to the marina, shops, restaurants, and other essential establishments.

Heron 66, Kinloch, Lake Taupo
60 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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It is in a very quiet and private cul-de-sac
Lovely comfortable clean cosy bach nicely presented
once again we really enjoyed our time at
the ideal holiday batch but much more than that peaceful with a great view out over the golf course loved the veranda
Nice property Very clean and quiet
Comfortable well equipped and welcoming holiday accommodation
peaceful restful and well appointed enjoyed our stay
Great communication from the hosts Thank you
Fantastic property and spotless Thanks
This property is immaculately presented with stunning outlook to the golf course with all day
lovely location really convenient for the lake
Close to lake and village centre Peaceful and well appointed
We loved the location of the property so peaceful and relaxing being surrounded by nature when you're out on the deck
Great quiet location and attractive outlook
Perfect little place to chill out fab location Would definitely stay again
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3. Traditional cottage with real home furnishing (from USD 80)

Located in a peaceful neighborhood in Kinloch and walking distance to the lake, this vacation rental is a traditional cottage with real home furnishing that will make your trip a lot more comfortable. You’ll also find lots of essential establishments nearby like the marina, restaurants, local shops, and more. What you’ll find inside the house are two bedrooms and an open-plan living room with a seating area, dining set-up, and a kitchen. As for the outside, there is a wide lawn where your kids can play and the adults can lounge.

Chalet Upper Bavaria; Sachrang 1.5 km; free internet; Pets allowed
6 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Alles perfekt sauber nette Verwalter reibungsloser Ablauf
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4. A beautiful wooden cottage (from USD 131)

A beautiful wooden cottage, this vacation rental is a charming house with two bedrooms, which is perfect for a small family and friends. Aside from having the usual home features, you’ll love its covered outdoor porch with seating area and dining set-up. It is great for receiving guests or just soaking up the sceneries. Also, the property will put you near lots of amazing establishments including a shopping center, cinema, restaurant, shops, cycling tracks, golf courses, and more.

Superbly located Kinloch Holiday Home
37 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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tidy and modern home Warm and comfortable
Very tidy and comfortable house
Had everything we needed Definitely recommend
has everything plus more you need just take your own linen
Everything you need and more in the perfect location
beautiful little property which was very clean and tidy
The house itself was very clean and tidy and was ideal for our stay especially with 2 bathrooms
The home is immaculately clean
Great location handy to marina/cafe
My guest was happy with everything and will book again to stay Love the hut as well very private
pizzas fish and chips and a cafe
The outdoor facilities were great as well and well utilized
Will definitely book again when we next come to Kinloch
just a few steps to the local shops which had a great range of food
it was a perfect location for us with just a short walk across to the start line
Always a pleasure to deal with Mark easy and drama
The house is very convenient to the lake and shops
Lovely place to stay great location :)
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5. A comfortable accommodation for a big group (from USD 143)

If you’re looking for a comfortable accommodation for a big group, then you’ll find this four-bedroom wooden cottage ideal for you. Its four bedrooms can accommodate up to eight people with ease. The vacation rental also includes all the cooking amenities, except a conventional oven, but it has a microwave, electric hob, and more. Another addition is the barbecue facility on the veranda which is free to use but needs cleaning up afterward. In case you’re bringing your fur friends with you, make sure to take responsibility and respect the space.

Kinloch Lake Front View bach
64 reviews
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Loved the view access to reserve and water
A delightful cozy bach comfortable sleeping and pet friendly
The bach is older but clean cosy and comfortable Thanks
the lake is a very short walk down stairs
The real gem was the location and access to the water
no wind good company and a great fire
It is tired and was not well cleaned prior to our arrival with cobwebs over walls surfaces untidy and walls needing a good clean
Great being able to bring our dog too
Wonderful wee kiwi bach with amazing lake views Definitely stay again
Although a little tired internally all the required necessities were available and clean
This Lockwood Bach is located in the ideal location
Fantastic bach in a beautiful location
Once the fog on Saturday dissolved we experienced lovely views across Kinloch bay from a very relaxed location
The weather was abit cold and showery but had great walks in between
Probably the best location in Kinloch (views close to the lake short walk along the reserve to the local shop for icecreams)
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6. A lovely traditional home with a view (from USD 155)

With an unsurpassed view of the outdoors and the marina, this beautiful home is one you can hardly resist booking. It is a three-bedroom house with a flat, which all can accommodate up to eight guests. It features an open-floor plan, dining, kitchen, and seating area. You’ll also observe that the house is bright and airy, thanks to its many windows and sliding glass doors. A few other great features of the house are its deck with seating options and wide lawn. Moreover, the property is close to many attractions and establishments, including a golf course, Lake Taupo, restaurants, local shops, and more.

Superb location with unsurpassed views!
119 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is modem and easy to use
I think the beds could do with an upgrade
beautifully clean - bonus was the new BBQ on the deck
Very comfortable with everything you need for a stay in Kinloch - lovely location overlooking the marina
this place works well as they have their own half of the house even a kitchen bench shower sink and toilet to themselves Awesome water pressure in the shower and gas hot water so no cold shower...
clean and tidy highly recommend
Great communication from owner Can not fault
Loved the place and the setting Owner was extremely helpful and friendly
We loved the location so close to the bike trails with a nice fire to return to in the evenings
Weather was great with 2 perfect days for boatingLake was Mirror calm
it was very convenient that the fire place was ready to fire and so sweet to have some toys and books for our little ones
only 2 min's from the shop
The restaurant does good food but it is pricey
Great location lovely walks on the doorstep
A stand out property - great views and a great location
the fire did not cut it
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7. A modern and stylish black house (from USD 160)

A beautiful black house, this vacation rental is oozing with comfort and style. You’ll feel relaxed here with its amazing view of nature from the many windows, that also make the property well-lit and properly ventilated. The rooms here are nice and two of them have direct access to the patio where you can have your morning coffee while looking at the spectacular view of Whangamata Bay. Aside from the rooms, the kitchen is also a delight with all its appliances and cooking wares that are perfect for entertaining and whipping up something special for the whole family. Moreover, make sure to stroll around the area for it has many attractions and quirky establishments nearby.

“CedarView at Kinloch” - a brilliant holiday home with stunning views
102 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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the view over the lake was beautiful (especially at sunset)
All day long you've got stunning views of the beach
There was plenty of space for our family which includes a young baby
and it was a very short walk down to the marina
all the essentials that you need at a bach were provided which made our stay so easy
The house was very clean and comfortable
and when we arrived the bach was so clean and tidy
Your communication and organisation made planning a family holiday super easy
Easy to coordinate house exceeded expectations kids enjoyed staying here
Really happy with our experience Would choose this property again for our next trip to Taupo
Lovely views so close to walk to the lake and set up well for many guests
Great location and views a very comfortable and well equipped property
Awesome house in an awesome little spot
We loved being able to walk across the marina to the shops and the beach
We loved everything about our stay at Cedarview and Kinloch
Helen your cleaner was great to deal with The location
Everything is neat tidy Excellent location
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8. A charming two-story house (from USD 146)

A charming two-story house in a quiet area in Kinloch, this vacation rental consists of 5 bedrooms and can suit a maximum of 10 guests, which is perfect for a big family and a couple of friends. It has all the conveniences of a real home as well as modern-day amenities, including a well-equipped kitchen, a sunny living area, and lovely dining set-up. Another great thing about this property is it’s located just minutes away from the main attraction like the lake and the marina. There are also a lot of bike trails and walking trails that will make it easy for you to explore.

Private, Sunny Holiday Home
57 reviews
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Bring own pillows for added comfort
Games room with pool table and table tennis
great that we could take the dogs and fully fenced Lovely quite street and close to the lake
great that we could take the dogs and fully fenced Lovely quite street and close to the lake
great that we could take the dogs and fully fenced Lovely quite street and close to the lake
The house was ideal and very central to everything we needed
dog friendly was a big bonus
Awesome holiday home excellent location
golf mountain biking etc
the home was just right for our family over Easter
Definitely a home away from home
only a short walk down to the lake and shops Lots to do nearby such as swimming
Excellent location easy walk to lake Nice room layout with ample space for 2 families
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9. Bright and airy one-bedroom cottage (from USD 66)

If you’re looking for an affordable vacation rental, then you will find this one-bedroom cottage that can suit four, a good deal. It is in a peaceful area wherein you will instantly feel refreshed with its country home feel. It has an amazing view of the outside and is a short distance to Taupo and the main attractions of Kinloch. The house has a kitchen, a dining set-up, and living area - just like in your home. But, what makes it different is it will give you lots of opportunities to do many activities that range from extreme to light, including skydiving, bungee jumping, white water rafting, mountain bike riding, and more.

Sunny, peaceful rural cottage near Taupo and Kinloch with Unlimited FREE WIFI
23 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
being able to throw the doors and windows open and feel like home away from home
no getting out of car to open and shut
The kids loved the bunk beds and spent the night staring out the little window at the stars
quiet and cosy wee flat with lots to do in the Kinloch area
found the double bed and shower too small Would be fine for a normal sized family though
And we all loved hanging out with Margaret's son and their array of pets
Fell in love with the gate
We ate out and really only made a cuppa
Cottage compact but perfectly functional Host helpful and accommodating especially for a last minute booking in the school holidays Scenic outlook
Even the cows nearby are well trained
A very safe location to stay in
Such a great location too being only 10 minutes out of Taupo
Was in a lovely quiet country location - very peaceful
I think it would be great for summer too Location is perfect- literally 10m
Some noise from Poihipi road Really enjoyed the fresh plums from the tree
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10. Brightly lit three-bedroom house (from USD 163)

This vacation rental is a spacious, fully furnished, charming house with views of the farmland. It has three bedrooms that can welcome six guests and an open-plan living room with kitchen and seating area that has a fireplace and large windows and glass doors, making the place bright and airy. It also has a large lawn wherein you’ll find outdoor furniture, perfect for lounging and basking in the beautiful surroundings. Moreover, the property is near lots of activities, shops, restaurants, and a lot more Kinloch has to offer.

Sunny, stunning views and walking distance to Lake
21 reviews
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Lovely appointed home with everything on hand
The bed in the master bedroom (with ensuite) was very comfortable and in the ensuite we were provided with quality natural soaps
It is situated in a cul-de sac
warm comfortable beds and a fully equiped kitchen Would recommend this property to anyone who enjoys a home away from home
This home is a gentle walk to the lake front
Lorene was really responsive to questions prior to arriving
Lorene was really nice and helpful
Lovely new house warm and positioned for great sun and outdoor area's sheltered from the wind
Lovely modern & welcoming home in a great setting
so our 3 boys made the most of riding their bikes and scooters with the other kids
The location is perfect alongside the golf course and just a short walk to the restaurant/local store
Lots of room and places to relax or hang out Very conveniently located and Lorene was easy to deal with
Excellent location and short walk to boat ramp and shop Lovely property like a home away from home
A beautiful near new home walking distance to marina shops and restaurant
Kinloch is a beautiful location with the lake just a walk away and right next door to The Kinloch Club golf course (the reason for our weekend stay)
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Picture-perfect Kinloch

If it is nature and adventure you’re looking for, Kinloch will never fail you with its scenic nature activities, sandy beaches, and beautiful accommodations. In case you’re in search for a place to stay during your vacation in Kinloch, check out our list of the best Bookabach holiday homes in town.

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