Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Napier, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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The coastal Napier of today’s times is a sun-kissed, charming, low-rise city with a unique architecture composed of art-deco buildings and beautifully intact streetscapes and facades of the 1930s. Nestled in Hawke’s Bay on the eastern coast of North Island of New Zealand, Napier is home to some of the country’s best wine as well as fruit-producing regions. Whether it is the many classic food and wine events that the region hosts, or the old-world swagger and soul the city possesses, Napier’s charms work on every kind of traveler to Kiwi Country. Explore Napier, New Zealand, in every way possible, by staying at these amazing Bookabach holiday homes in the charismatic coastal city.

1. Bluff Hill home

At the end of a quiet, secluded cul-de-sac on iconic Bluff Hill, this sun-kissed rental is akin to a home away from home - complete with a well-equipped modern kitchen, a dining room, entertainment space and options, and the lovely Kiwi outdoors.

The house features three spacious bedrooms - one with a king and a child bed and two with queen beds, two living spaces/lounges and a thoroughly country dining-area-cum-kitchen. Soak in the morning and evening Kiwi sun on the two wonderful patios and decks where you can even enjoy a lovely meal in the alfresco dining area. What’s more, this house is a stone’s throw from Ahuriri and the CBD area of Napier.

A private, quiet home centrally located on Napier's Bluff Hill
Bluff Hill, Hawke's Bay, NZ
10 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
As it was a little cold outside
As always there would be room for improvement like a new smart TV and a dryer
It felt like home away from home
My wife and my dad enjoyed the feijoas they picked up off the ground so much
Booking and checking in was easy with Anna responding quickly
The house was clean with big rooms
The house was clean comfortable and spacious with everything you might need Great areas for outdoor entertaining
Karl met us in the house and walked us through things we needed to know
So cool to see those height marks on the wall close to the pantry
Anna and Karl have been awesome hosts
Lovely property situated close to town centre Super clean and well presented Nice deck to enjoy a sundowner Super friendly host
then she played monopoly with her mom right after Internet was fast
An easy 10 min walk downhill to the town via the Marine Parade Uphill on the way back
My daughter and I played scrabble
so my mom and dad had no problem posting their day's activities on Facebook
But these are just suggestions and do not change the fact that we had a wonderful time in this house
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2. Oliver Hill house (from USD 286)

Nestled in an olive grove with breath-taking views of the azure Hawke’s Bay is Oliver Hill - a tastefully furnished modern space. This home is perfect for a couple visiting this beautiful seaport.

Featuring a super king bedroom, Oliver Hill also features a modern bathroom, a kitchenette with a microwave and fridge, entertainment options such as a DVD player, stereo, and satellite cable TV, and even internet. If those are the amazing modern indoors, then the stunningly spacious and natural outdoors feature landscaped gardens and a languorous-looking patio, perfect for Kiwi Country evenings. What’s even better is that the home is proximate to local vineyards, wining and dining options, cycle tracks, and beaches.

Nestled in an olive grove with stunning ocean view
Bay View, Napier, NZ
3 reviews
lodge 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
The Lodge was well equipped with high quality furnishings and Joanna even provided us with snacks and breakfast food which was wonderful
Jo is a lovely lady and had great recomendations for eating out and information on cycle tracks
Location is rural but really only about 10-15 mins drive to Napier cbd
If you are burnt out from work - here is a wonderful place to stay Quiet and peaceful a few minutes from the airport
Beautiful toiletries/ start up breakfast and fresh seasonal fruit
My husband and I had 3 nights here and found it to be beautifully set up quiet and peaceful Fabulous views
And I left behind a power adapter that Jo kindly returned
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3. Sealy sea-view apartment

If you’re looking for someplace special and memorable to stay in Napier, then this first-floor self-contained two-bedroom space is perfect.

This 1,100 sq. feet (102 sq. meters) space features two bedrooms with queen beds, contemporarily furnished bathrooms, a comfortable lounge area with a balcony offering stunning sea views, a cozy breakfast nook, and a modern, well-equipped kitchen where meals can be whipped up with ease. Entertainment in the form of Netflix, TV, and unlimited free WiFi will make sure boredom never reigns on your Napier holiday. What’s more, this space is located centrally, with the best dining, entertainment, and attractions of Hawke’s Bay and Napier within easy reach.

Seaview On Sealy - Not Your Ordinary Bach
Bluff Hill, Napier, NZ
48 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The property was immaculate so very well equipped and comfortable
The kitchen bathroom facilities were excellent and the matresses were very comfortable
Very comfortable beds towels and linen provided as well as luxury toiletry items
The place is super-comfortable the owners are friendly and the location is excellent - nice views
The apartment was spotless and well equipped
and it was a very clean
We had the upstairs area above the owners house and it was spacious and very clean
Seaview on Sealy Immaculately clean and beautifully presented
They were fantastic hosts and the apartment was very comfortable and fully equipped
The hosts are incredibly welcoming and friendly
lightbix and etc Great accomodation
amazing views of harbour Impressed with the ability of our hosts to put on five days of glorious weather
Hosts were first class and extremely helpful even transporting us on occasions Beds very comfortable and everything as advertised Short walk into town but a little harder coming back up
We wil be back when the tired teacher needs some pampering
but not a problem )
We booked and stayed within a few hours-
Lovely views great location
just a 10 minute walk down the hill
Lovely views from the upper level 10 minute walk into town (downhill on the way there a bit of a climb back up
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4. Secluded Taradale cottage

If you’re looking for a romantic hideaway in Napier, then this quiet, secluded, self-contained cottage in Taradale is the perfect cozy hideout!

This modern, spacious cottage boasts of a bedroom with a queen bed, a spa bath, and a wonderful kitchenette with a microwave, bench hotplate and an oven, and even a seasonal complimentary fruit bowl. Hop on to the bicycles available on request and explore the very heart of Havelock North, Hasting, and Napier via the myriad cycling tracks. What’s more, this secluded cottage, while possessing its privacy, is close to Hawkes Bay Airport, Port of Napier, sightseeing places, rivers, and wineries in the region.

Quiet and secluded cottage of modern construction.
Taradale, Napier, NZ
20 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
- I later noticed the lemon tree next to our drive
The cottage is a converted double garage
Citrus cottage is large and secluded
and we loved the citrus slice :-)
so it has plenty of space
The cottage was very clean
Very comfortable spacious clean and well appointed
The location was very handy to everything we needed and the accommodation was top class immaculately kept and very cosy
Lindsay and Sandra were friendly but also gave us space
The host where so lovely and went out of there to make us feel welcome even had a slice cake and fruit on arrival
so Sandra showed all we needed to know and left us
we could possibly need Nice big bathroom area complete with a spa bath
was there quality and immaculate
We enjoyed the local wineries and there were many interesting spots within easy driving distance
Lots of little touches to make a very relaxing stay
The bikes were welcomed and two wineries are within an easy ride Everything was provided and more space everywhere
the bush-enveloping driveway up to the house and cottage already suggesting privacy and seclusion-right in Taradale
Beautiful cottage in such a nice area
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5. Modern Marewa villa

Vacation at this gorgeous modern property in Napier, complete with a picket fence, New Zealand style. A mere 15-minute walk to Napier CBD, this house is everything a large group visiting Napier will want for their perfect New Zealandian holiday.

This modernized villa features four bedrooms - three with queen beds and one with a king one with an ensuite bathroom, a snazzy, contemporary kitchen chock with modern appliances plus a Nespresso machine for all your morning coffee needs, as well as a host of entertainment options in the form of smart TVs, Bluetooth speaker, and Wi-Fi. Explore Napier by cycling on the complimentary bikes provided or have a barbeque evening on the amazing balcony and enjoy long summer evenings in Napier.

Beautiful and Modernised Villa
Napier City, Napier, NZ
82 reviews
villa 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It had everything we needed great outdoor space and comfortable beds
We spent an afternoon & evening relaxing at the house because it was so comfortable no one wanted to leave
The property was stunning absolutely everything on hand that you could need
It was a fabulously renovated villa modern and homely
The kitchen is so well equipped and a very nice touch to supply pantry and fridge items plus a welcome bottle of wine
The house is spacious and very well equipped and offers everything
Owners are lovely and we hope to return
very responsive and helpful Full marks all round
Netflix and fibre wifi are great additions as well
Modern bathrooms two heat pumps great outdoor area
Paul and Sally were very accommodating and helpful hosts
The hosts were fantastic too - excellent communication and very accommodating
A lot of thought has gone into providing a first class stay
Had a great time in Napier and really enjoyed staying in this amazing villa Suited our needs beautifully
Had a beautiful stay at this gorgeous villa in a great location
We had a really good time in the house of Sally and Paul
The location was so close to everything you could walk to most places around the city centre absolutely beautiful house sitting on the beck having a wine at the end of the day
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6. Seafield cottage (from USD 208)

With stunning views of Hawke’s Bay, the South Pacific Ocean, and the rural regions of Napier, this luxurious escape of Seafield Cottage is bucolic, to say the least.

The sprawling 1.5-hectare property with the choicest of New Zealandian edibles, shrubs, and native trees gives a new meaning to the phrase ’ home away from home’. The cottage itself features one bedroom with a king bed, a fully equipped modern kitchen, and even a very romantic outdoor fireplace! Kick back with a cold one in the garden with a book from the library or take a stroll in the orchards and gardens and help yourself to the taste of the season. End your day of exploring Napier with a soak in the private spa or have a barbeque evening with your friends.

Seafield Cottage for total relaxation and privacy. A place to reconnect.
Puketapu, NAPIER, NZ
131 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cottage is comfortable and well equipped
The cottage has a stunning view that surpasses all the photos online
The view from the bed was insane
Sheryl stocked the fridge with milk
Me and my wife stayed in the cottage for a couple of nights to celebrate our wedding anniversary felt like a home away from home
Our hosts could not have been more accommodating during our stay
Sheryl is a warm and hospitable host the most caring and genuine in our whole trip to NZ
The cabin and Sheryl could not have been more welcoming
Firstly is the cleanliness Everything absolutely spotless
made us feel welcomed but also made it it feel like they were not there
Enjoyed picking tasty mandarins from the orchard too Thank you
They were around but never seen
What a peaceful place it is and we loved the magnificent garden and its produce
Seafield Cottage was the perfect place to stay Geographically close to the wineries (most 10 - 15 mins away from Gimblett Gravels Bridge Pa and Esk Valley regions) and not too far from the Te Awa...
My partner and I visited Hawkes Bay region to sample the great wineries and restaurants
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7. Napier waterfront apartment

Overlooking the iconic Pandora’s Pond with breathtaking views of Ahuriri harbor is this stunning waterfront apartment in Napier, which is a mere 10-minute drive from Napier Airport, and a three-minute drive to both the Marine Parade and Napier CBD.

Full sliding doors welcome you into the living room/lounge-cum-dining area. Two bedrooms - one with a queen bed and the other with two twin singles, a kitchen with modern appliances, a host of entertainment options, and a sprawling deck area complete with barbeque facilities and alfresco dining space make vacationing at this apartment fun and relaxing at the same time.

Lovely waterfront apartment
406 Humber Street
6 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

8. The Grange Farmstay

Enjoy the best of both worlds, rural and modernized, at the self-contained and spacious Grange Farmstay which is a mere 12-minute drive from Napier’s town center and features jaw-dropping views of the city, the dazzling Pacific coast, and the utterly bucolic Esk Valley vineyards.

This spacious country home features two bedrooms - one with a king bed and the other with a queen one, a sprawling lounge and dining room, a fully equipped country kitchen, a host of entertainment in the form of free Wi-Fi and Sky TV. The private deck with barbeque and the verdant farms with a variety of flora and fauna are the highlight of this stunner of a Napier home.

Stunning 'Hill Top' views of the Ocean and Valley.
1 review
farmhouse 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

9. Napier bungalow

How about living it up in Napier in a fully renovated bungalow?

This three-bedroom relaxing bungalow features two queen beds and a single bed in the third bedroom, comfortably accommodating a large group of seven people. A fully equipped modern kitchen, entertainment in the form of a TV, stereo and internet, and an amazing deck with a barbeque grill and verdant landscaped surroundings make up the rest of this lovely private house. Located just one street from both the beach and the Marine Parade, this house is also close to bars, cafes, and great vineyards of Napier and its surrounding region.

Sunny, relaxing andamp; fully decked out Napier bungalow
15 reviews
House 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
very clean lovely linen and towels beautiful place to stay
great house: clean well-furnished fab shower and comfy beds
clean sunny with lots of nice thoughtful touches
you get what you see spacious warm clean home away from home
great clean well maintained property in a handy location - with everything you'd need for a few days away
highly recommend this property and owner
wonderful host very helpful and awesome
location was perfect
perfect location for exploring the napier region
great central location in a quite street
great location only a few minutes across to marine parade
brilliant location close to the picturesque coastal path and town
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10. Vineyard cottage

How’d you like to spend your Napier vacay on a 25-acre vineyard? If that sounds too good to be true, we won’t blame you - for this beautiful cottage located a stone’s throw away from the Tutaekuri River in the Dartmoor Valley offers wonderful views of the valley, the fields, and the vineyard!

This cottage exudes warmth and quietness with its sunny verandahs and gravelly private courtyard with verdant gardens. You’re welcomed into an open-plan, sun-kissed living-cum-dining-room with a cutesy kitchenette complete with fridge, oven, grill, and a stove, as well as a cozy breakfast bar. Three bedrooms - one with a queen bed, one with a futon, and one with two twin beds, TV, free Wi-Fi, and a stunning outdoor patio complete this wonderful house. Revel in luxury as you enjoy a basket of complimentary breakfast provisions and an award-winning wine bottle on the first day of stay.

Beautiful Cottage amongst the vines
108 reviews
cottage 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The cottage is well appointed with all you could need
The beds and linen are super comfortable too after a long days exploring
The cottage is out of the hustle & bustle of the main centres so is the perfect location to rest and relax in gorgeous surroundings
and we are looking forward to sampling the wine soon
The cottage is clean and warm All of the comforts and more
Lovely cottage and facilities Nice quiet getaway :-)
that Des showed us the grape harvest and we got to meet the dogs
Neal & Suzanna have thought of everything
Vigne Cottage surpassed all other holiday home/BnB we have previously used within
but I am sure any season is fabulous as cottage has every amenity covered
Great pub and food nearby too Great
A gorgeous cottage in a beautiful setting
Our second trip here and just as wonderful Brilliant place to get away to and easy to travel around from this base
A beautiful cottage in a fantastic setting with great hosts
Quiet rural picturesque setting looking out on to the vines
NZ and Australia Immaculate grounds lead you down the drive to a gorgeous cottage surrounded by the properties vines Great semi rural location with just a short drive to many wineries and Napier
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A coastal vacation

The coastal Napier is all about the azure waters of Hawke’s Bay and the South Pacific and the stunning surrounding wine-producing regions of New Zealand. Holiday in Napier and live as the Kiwis do in these stunning homes which promise to make for a memorable vacation.

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