Best Bookabach Holiday Homes In Wellington, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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New Zealand is blessed with bountiful nature and Wellington gets the maximum piece of it. For starters, it is a beautiful city with a stunning hook-shaped harbour surrounded by mountains that get plenty of snow in winter. With its rolling hills, rich fauna, and Victorian architecture, it is a sight to behold for an onlooker. It may be a small city but it packs within itself a powerful punch of fun things to do that attracts tourists from all over the world. Check out the downtown area to explore its cultural activities like theatres, galleries, and museums. If you are more of a nature enthusiast, then a short drive will take you amid nature to help you enjoy some outdoor fun in the sun. While you are at it, don’t forget to check out accommodation options to make your stay a comfortable and an enjoyable one. Here are the best Bookabach holiday homes in Wellington, New Zealand.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on November 11, 2023.

1. Homely accommodation for you and your family (from USD 130)

Want a home away from home on your vacation? This house meets all those requirements and more. There is enough space for four adults or a family of four. The bedrooms are equipped with queen-sized beds, Netflix, and free WiFi access. The guests are provided with fresh towels and kitchen facilities. Do you have midnight hunger pangs? Don’t worry because there is a 24-hour McDonalds right across the street!

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248 meters (0.2 ft) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
54 reviews  
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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Had everything we needed Comfortable beds
No parking Bedrooms were nice and beds comfy
The only downside was no available car park
The apartment is centrally located modern and fantastic Everything is thought of home away from home
However that aside would stay again due to location
Very clean and well set up
but it is central city after all The apartment is great - nice and clean and spacious
The unit felt tired not well equipped
Great location & awesome apartment Will be back again for sure
Apartment had all that we needed Would love to visit again one day
so double glazing would make a huge difference Shame there hadn't been time to fix a broken light fitting above the bathroom vanity (due to it being a weekend)
A few minutes walk away from everything
Fabulous location Handy to Te Papa and lots of great restaurants
The location is perfect everything is within walking distance
The property is in a great central location (bit noisy as right above a busy intersection)
Great location to explore all that wellington central has to offer spoilt for choice on great bars cafes and eateries
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2. Modern apartment with old-world charm (from USD 122)

Spend your summers in a peaceful retreat that is situated amid nature with all the points of interest within easy distance. Its close access to the airport, Te Papa, Weta Studios, and much more means you don’t have to waste any precious time in transit. You can sit in your lawn or spend a lovely evening on a private deck. Decorated in 70s style, this eclectic house has two bedrooms that can sleep up to four guests.

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Wellington CBD, Wellington, NZ
2.76 km (1.8 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
9 reviews  
House 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Comfortable beds and a nice open set up
The views are fantastic and it's an easy drive down the hill into town
and we had everything we needed for a comfortable and relaxing stay
The apartment is clean and has excellent views
Extremely clean and very well presented
The property was absolutely lovely extremely clean beautifully decorated and extremely well equipped
The apartment was very cute with everything we could possibly need including fun toys games and books for the kids
The house was cute quirky and warm and cosy
We were on a shared section with lovely neighbours and friendly chickens
Loved the decor of the place too Great location with a nice view over the burbs and only a 10 min ride from the city ($12-$14 uber ride)
It was more spacious than I thought It was going to be and in a perfect location Central enough to get to everything but
The location was ideal and in close proximity to all amenities funky shops in Newtown and walking paths
Comfortable and cute space with a homely feel Not far from the centre city by car
We really enjoyed the location - handy to the city and with a lovely outlook
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3. Comfortable, modern house at an affordable price (from USD 100)

A quiet and clean apartment with modern décor awaits you in Wellington. This two-bedroom house is equipped with a kitchenette complete with fridge, microwave, a toaster, and a kettle. Lyall Beach and the airport can be accessed within three minutes’ drive. The guests can not only use a fully equipped kitchen but also the laundry with washer and dryer. This light and sunny apartment has been well-decorated to make you feel welcome in Wellington and offers you a perfect place to relax and unwind.

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3.5 km (2.2 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
85 reviews   Wifi Available
Apartment 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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walk to the airport clean comfortable lovley space to be in
Really enjoyed our stay really easy to find from the airport Clean modern and very functional
Place was tidy and modern Would stay there again
Nice clean comfortable apartment
This property is very new with modern fixtures and very very clean
Rodney let me arrive early and brought a heater over
Was good to have owner on site when we arrived
clean warm good location
Accommodating owner being able to check at an earlier time Great communication
we loved itThanks so much for having us and letting us check in early and out a bit later too
Great place to stay- walking distance to Mirimar or Newtown
Found ease of access and the willingness to be of help by Rodney was fabulous
Only thing that could be provided is a hot plate or electric fry pan although food places are within walking distance Thankyou and will be back Murray Brisbane
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4. Idyllic beach property with uninterrupted sea views (from USD 172)

This is a standalone beachfront property located at the southernmost end of Wellington. This two-bedroom house can sleep four guests. If you are looking for a truly off-the-grid experience outdoors, then this place will be perfect. Get uninterrupted views of the sea surrounded by South Island mountains draped in snow. It may be located a little off the road, but one can reach cafes and iconic Wellington restaurants within minutes by car. It is an idyllic holiday home for families that want to chill, stargaze, and walk along the shores of the beach.

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Wellington, Brooklyn, NZ
2.85 km (1.8 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
41 reviews  
House 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the bach is of a very high standard and very comfortable
comfortable clean with linen supplied and a well stocked pantry which was a nice welcome change
the owners were very helpful and quick to respond
hosts were very friendly and only a call or email away which was comforting
such an amazing location and a fantastic bach to enjoy it from
beautiful stunning location well equipped home
chrissy was very helpful the location was incredible and the bach was very comfortable
a perfect place to escape and relax away from the world
located in a remote beach location beautiful views and beautiful stay also saw seals by the beach
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5. Secluded cabin overlooking Cook Strait (from USD 122)

Want to spend time gazing at an endless mass of blue? If yes, then you need to check out this place. The wild Cook Strait is right opposite from the cabin with no one except the seagulls keeping you company. Located on the South Coast of Wellington, this cabin has a single bedroom that sleeps two guests and offers a perfect spot for adventure-seekers who want to explore fun water sports and also live away from the city’s hustle and bustle. Come here for the amazing views, star-studded sky, and fresh air.

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9.57 km (6.0 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
128 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

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The breath-taking views along the coast is something that will be etched in our minds for along time
Went for a walk along the coastline and lapped up the serenity
My only recommendation would be to have a somewhat off-road car as driving to the location
but we were super warm Sitting on the deck in the evening watching the sunset was a highlight
Cute wee bach in a very private part of the world
Chrissy the host gives great instructions
They even have three cute hot water bottles
Beautiful clear water with sightings of seals and birdlife
We had read other comments about the traffic along the beach before booking which was helpful because it prepared us for that
Bach was clean and nicely made up on arrival
It was a perfect way to get time-out from the routine of normal life and rest
A fantastic location on the coast to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city
warm clean beautiful little cottage set in the Rugged natural beauty of the south coast loved every minute of it
it has no mains power but is made up for it by a good hot water system and lighting
But there were some blocks of time where it was completely quiet
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6. villa with an artsy twist (from USD 144)

This 1890s villa has been restored recently while retaining a lot of its character fused with modern amenities. The holiday home is perfect for two couples or a family of four. There are two bedrooms on the property that can sleep up to four guests. The living room has been tastefully designed with an open layout to keep you cosy in winter and cool in summers. The kitchen is supplied with all the basics for cooking along with complimentary tea and coffee. Feel free to talk to the hosts if you are looking for food or local sightseeing suggestions.

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Aro Valley, Wellington, New Zealand
1.53 km (1.0 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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you should sleep with the bedroom windows closed
Had a bourbon up the top in the sun
The house is well heated and appointed with everything you could need
the cottage was clean and tidy well illuminated large windows and skylight
You do get 2 free hours parking
The cottage is spacious and beautifully decorated
Fantastic location and really comfortable and cute cottage with everything we needed
The house was nice clean and very warm
The host Fiona is also very nice helpful and attentive
This property was fantastic Even more gorgeous than the photos a lovely courtyard garden
and I could not have hoped for anything better
As nice as the pictures are the property is even nicer in person
Beautifully renovated home Private and quiet location short walk to Cuba St and almost next door to the wonderful Garage St Projects
cafes and restaurants and a gentle walk in to town
The property is a very short walk to the inner city of wellington and is close to a range of shops and cafes
And if you get a chance to eat at Rita down the block you will not be disappointed
but Aro is a vibrant little street
and we got to Te Papa in about 25
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7. refurbished home 25 minutes away from Wellington (from USD 80)

Located on the South Coast of Island Bay, this pretty little apartment is right across from the beach. Ideal for families and couples, the holiday home is decorated with modern décor and basic amenities. Take a leisurely swim in the sea or go fishing. You can also use a barbecue right next to the beach that is free to use! You can easily get a bus to Wellington to spend a day exploring the city and its excursions. Island Bay is only 15 minutes away on foot and Wellington Airport is only 15 minutes’ drive from the house.

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5.92 km (3.7 mi) from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
148 reviews  
Apartment 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
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we didnt want to leave
Great place comfortable stay and a beautiful view
Yes the view is stunning
(and the little aquarium over the road was interesting open on Sundays)
The floor plan worked perfectly
All amenities were available and fantastic Host was quick to respond with any questions Thanks
This property was very homely and well suited for an elderly father and son perfectly
playground and aquarium with our toddler
Bach is very comfortable and it was so great being so close to the beach
Lovely place to relax enjoyed our early morning beach walks
We took the bus into town several times
The bus stop was within easy walking distance Restaurants and grocery stores were nearby and easy to find We wish we had spent more time a the shops in the Island Bay neighborhood
Beautiful location and perfect for our needs
Really good place to stay
On site parking was limited but was not a problem
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Come to Wellington for culture but stay for the views

Wellington is known for its creative vibe and eclectic culture. The city is teeming with cafes and restaurants that will give you a real taste of Kiwi cuisine. From its pulsating festivals to artsy theatres, there is no dearth of things to do. Find your own pace to explore the city and its offerings and don’t forget to check out these stunning Bookabach Wellington accommodations.

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