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10 Best Bookabach Rentals In Newlands, Wellington

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One of the suburbs in the northern part of Wellington in New Zealand, Newlands is located at a distance of 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the center of the city, with the east part leading up to its neighbor town, Johnsonville. It is known for being the early source of milk in Wellington. Newlands also has a long and rich history of early settlement and was originally used as farming land. This suburb, although not too big, is known for having a diverse mix of attractions. There is the ocean, there are mountains, and there are museums and art galleries. The packed city of Wellington offers something or the other for all kinds of visitors. But, along with the attractions, the accommodation you’d be staying at is also important. So, check out these best Bookabach rentals in Newlands, Wellington below.

1. Modern property with striking views

bookabach wairarapa | modern property with striking views
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A holiday just gets even better when you get to wake up to blissful views. This house includes all the modern equipment and interiors to provide you with a relaxing experience throughout your stay. The two-bedroom home with a bathroom is perfect for a small family or couples. It also comes with a living room with plush furnishings, a kitchen, a parking facility, and a backyard. There are many attractions located nearby such as Space Place at Carter Observatory, Solace in the Wind (The Naked Man) statue, and Weta Cave.

Very pleasant stay in Wellington
Newlands, Wellington, NZ
3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. New-age home surrounded by greenery (from USD 118)

Nestled with a large barn, this quaint property is sitting in a 20-acre (8 hectares) lifestyle land. For those looking for a quiet getaway, nothing beats this. Although you would feel secluded while vacationing here, the property is only located just 10 minutes away from all the art galleries, cafes, a movie theatre, and more. It comes with three bedrooms boasting native bush views and two bathrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped and the living room includes a flat-screen TV. There is also a dining area within the property sitting in a fully covered deck that overlooks the country garden. If you are here with children, they will have a gala time jumping around on the trampoline.

Belmont Country Escape
50 reviews
House 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of space
the house is fully equipped with everything you need, like a real home away from home
the beds were very comfortable
the front road is long and has plenty of bends but is well worth the drive
well equipped with everything a normal home has
very clean and tidy
very clean and warm
very comfortable and clean
family friendly :)
beautiful setting
very well maintained and super-clean
kids loved the glow worms!
very central to both upper hutt and wellington city
nice location , not to far out
the belmont country estate is located in a lovely, peaceful country environment, which is just a short drive from lower hutt; it's location suited us very well for our attendance at a conference
great place in the peace and quiet and not too far from town
great location, out of the way, quiet and private with beautiful surroundings but close enough to the hutt valley and wellington to visit all the attractions
very relaxing stay in a beautiful bush setting
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3. Cozy bach encompassed by pine forests (from USD 68)

Encompassed by pine forests, this property comprises a bedroom and a bathroom. The rural area makes this location as secluded as it gets, perfect for a much-needed break. Since the bach isn’t a 4- or 4 plus-star accommodation, the amenities offered here are pretty basic. It is also simply furnished and tastefully decorated exuding a very warm ambiance. Go check out Wellington Botanic Garden, Belmont Regional Park, Wellington Cable Car, and Weta Cave, which are just some of the attractions near the property.

Rural Bach in the Capital
38 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
comfortable batch with all accessories and furniture
handy things like iron and washing machine which we used
this place was warm & we all felt really comfortable here
the bed is comfy and everything is clean and tidy
fantastic location in pine forest
tucked away among the trees perfect for a quiet relaxing time
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4. Comfortable space with large windows (from USD 64)

Situated in the suburbs of Wellington, the property is a beautiful place to spend time in the city. The apartment houses two people, making this a good vacation home for couples. It is comfortable and modern and is equipped with basic amenities needed daily. The property comes with a fully equipped kitchen, which makes it easier to cook your favorite dishes. You can enjoy pristine views of the village, as well as the beach, making it the perfect location to immerse yourself into the best of both worlds.

Peaceful, sunny, furnished - everything you need.
43 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view
everything you could want was provided
all the facilities you need
the apartment is fully equipped with anything you can ask for, from laundry in your apartment to barbecue in the back yard
lovely roomy unit amongst bush setting
very clean and nicely decorated
a perfect place to stay, very clean and tidy, lovely and peaceful surroundings
excellent bach, very clean and comfortable
the bach is amazing, the photos don't do it justice
wonderful host
thanks jan for being an amazing host
friendly,nothing negative
very nice veiw
provides breakfast also, added bonus
beautiful relaxing location
good location for catching the train or bus into wellington
not far from the shops with a bush walk a few steps away
stunning location with direct view into a beautiful garden
great location for bushwalks - right there
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5. Vintage villa in the heart of Petone (from USD 131)

If you want to take your entire family on a vacation, a family of multiple generations, then this is the perfect spot. There are three bedrooms in the property that easily houses six guests. It also comes with two baths, a kitchen with modern amenities, a dining area, a living room, and a porch with furniture. There is also a private hot tub in the backyard that acts as a nice evening set-up. Visitors can explore Petone Settlers Museum, Percy Scenic Reserve, and The Dowse Art Museum and Dowse Square during your stay at the property.

1900 period Villa Right in the heart of Petone.
16 reviews
villa 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
awesomely helpful property managers house was clean really comfortable & beautifully decorated
fabulous location great size and layout
this property is in the perfect location between the petone main shopping street and the beach
really great house awesome location fantastic hot tub
very good location and property easy walking distance to harbour cafes and shops and owners are great communicators
great place to stay everything we needed was on hand lovely house
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6. Family home in Tawa (from USD 148)

This is a perfect vacation home for family and friends. With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, this property can easily house up to seven people. The property is nestled by the sandy beach, where swimming and surfing feel refreshing and fun. It also comes with all the modern amenities to make you feel like you are home away from home. There is a car parking facility by the street. Guests can check out Adrenalin Forest Wellington, Seton Nossiter Park, Wellington Botanic Garden, and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa among other attractions.

Large and lovely Family home in Tawa
20 reviews
House 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfy beds and spacious living areas
beds were super comfy
the kitchen was awesome to cook in and feed the troops
very well equipped kitchen
the house was fully stocked on everything that you would need in a whare
the home was very clean and tidy and extremely comfortable
the rooms were cosy, clean bathrooms and toilets and there was sufficient heating if required
it was clean and tidy and had everything we needed for a fabulous stay in wellington
the property is very clean and it exceed our whanau expectations
tawa is a lovely town and my family really enjoyed our stay
a very warm welcome awaited us that included some nz treats was a great surprise
wonderful holiday home
appreciated the welcome pack of snacks for hungry teenagers
kids loved the xbox and big tv's
everything advertised was 100% accurate and the easy to read documentation made our stay so easy and comfortable
good location, easy drive in to wellington city, close to tawa shops
the location was close enough to drive into the city as well as easy location to catch any of the public transport
so close to everything
also close enough to wellington city to make trips out easy
very comfortable home in convenient location for our needs
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7. Two-bedroom cottage amidst a country setting (from USD 62)

Overlooking Whangaruru, this stunning property is encompassed by lush greenery and is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. With a stunning view of the crescent-shaped beach, the property comes with two bedrooms, easily accommodating up to three people. The beach views can be enjoyed by the expansive deck, as well as the bedroom. It also offers an orchard and a lawn. Wellington Cable Car, ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary, Old St. Paul’s, and many other notable sites are located close to the property.

Peaceful Country Retreat
61 reviews
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no hot water at kitchen sink, bedding and towels would be nicer if upgraded and matched
surprisingly spacious and comfortable
our children loved the stream and the chickens
the only thing that would have made the stay better was if the amazon casting system worked
cant wait to stay here again
lovely neat, clean accommodation
place was clean and tidy, nice and private but the access was tight and trees scratched vehicle
it was lovely and quiet
the hosts were most helpful; the property was clean and provided us with everything we needed and at such a great price
kind regards james & marinda
fresh eggs laid in the grass in the morning!
nice and quite
we enjoyed our stay but unfortunately overshadowed somewhat because we were a bit tired on holiday with rooster walking us up very early (4
we loved being close to the city but also enjoyed great walk in belmont regional park
so close to the cbd, yet it seemed like you were in the middle of nowhere
close to lower hutt shopping center nice place to come back to after a long day exploring
good place to overnight
few challenging tricks to lights and hot water just added to the sense of being in a retreat away from everyday life
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8. Apartment situated right by the park (from USD 229)

Located just five minutes from the train station, the property is tastefully decorated and serves as a spectacular vacation home for a group of friends and family. The apartment has four bedrooms, and it is renowned as one of the unique homes in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington. Away from the chaos of the city, this property is located in the most exclusive suburbs and makes it for a nice vacation spot. You can explore Waihinahina Park, Seton Nossiter Park, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and many other attractions.

Holy Grail Apartments
35 reviews
Apartment 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds and shower fantastic, with modern kitchen facilities
the bedrooms need curtains to make them dark
the bedrooms were large and the beds very comfortable with nice linen
the bedrooms were spacious and the beds quite comfortable
the bathroom was very modern with a great shower
place was clean and tidy and the team were very happy there
the holy grail, was clean and well appointed
very clean & well presented
the rooms are large, the whole flat was clean and tidy and well equipped
great hosts
wonderful church conversion - so interesting and owners so happy to share their home
also, the lounge didn't have seating for us all - the bedroom accommodation however, was great for 4 couples
great for a weekend trip for our adult family
the shower is amazing! we loved it and hope to stay again in the future
great property with good access to transport - just a short walk from the railway
an amazing place with a great location
very spacious and a convenient location
beautiful apartment, well appointed, in a great location
nice and quiet, great location
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9. Remarkable suite with a private deck

remarkable suite with a private deck
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The suite, from the yesteryears, has been completely refurbished to give a modern and fresh touch to the whole property. Two bedrooms in this property can easily accommodate up to five people. This place, offering harbor views from the balcony easily reflects paradise. The bathrooms here contain laundry facilities and the kitchen comes with modern essentials. Get ready to enjoy the serenity the suite offers when you sit by the front yard outside.

THE BALCONY SUITE: Self-contained 2 bed near CBD
Wellington CBD, Wellington, NZ
5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Oceanfront property with floor-to-ceiling windows (from USD 121)

This studio apartment is spacious and is located right by Oriental Bay, which is renowned as the iconic neighborhood in Newlands, Wellington. The studio can accommodate two people and comes with a bathroom. Offering uninterrupted scenic views of Wellington harbor, this property is truly a remarkable location to enjoy the perfect sunsets from the floor-to-ceiling windows while enjoying a sip of the complimentary wine. It comes with a small kitchenette enough to cook your basic food. There are also plenty of parking facilities just across the road.

Lux Waterfront on Oriental Bay
9 reviews
Apartment 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment with the best view and great location
great little bed-sitter near the city with wonderful harbour views
a lovely place to stay owners respond in a timely manner
a lovely apartment within walking distance of city
recommend this apartment for a city break with the city being within walking distance
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A holiday in Newlands bachs

Bachs make perfect holiday homes for all kinds of travelers. There are plenty to do in Newlands. So, go ahead and book yourself a bach and have a wonderful holiday.

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