6 Best Cabin Rentals In Queenstown, New Zealand


Cliché as it sounds, small but terrible is the perfect way to describe Queenstown. It is known for many things, including the fact that it popularized commercial bungee jumping in the 1980s. If you want to try out this extreme sport with your significant other, head to Kawarau Gorge Suspension Bridge. Other popular recreational activities in town include canyoning and white water rafting. This picturesque town is also surrounded by many ski resorts, such as Coronet Peak and The Remarkables Ski Area. As you prepare for your trip, take note that the best time to visit is between December and February. Accommodations are typically packed during this season, so plan carefully and check out the best cabin rentals in Queenstown, New Zealand, below.

1. Contemporary cabin with a log-burning fireplace (from USD 191)

Ideally positioned amidst the forest at the base of Ben Lomond in Queenstown, this contemporary one-bedroom cabin provides breathtaking views of Lake Wakatipu. It is perfect for couples on a romantic holiday as it sleeps up to two guests. The bedroom is furnished with a queen-sized bed. Further, a log-burning fireplace is available to keep you warm throughout your stay. Many ski areas are only within a 15-km (9.32-mi) radius, such as The Remarkables and Coronet Peak.

Escape to The Cabin
4 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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2. Three-bedroom cabin surrounded by mountain views (from USD 262)

This 3-bedroom cabin is situated in Glenorchy, only 40 minutes away from Queenstown. It has a spacious open-floor plan surrounded by majestic mountain views. In the fully functional kitchen, you have all the tools for cooking your own food. Each bedroom is furnished with a king-sized bed. For guests with kids, a high chair is available. A porta cot may be provided upon request. This property also has a fully fenced yard.

Unique Modern Log Home | Great Views | Mtn Luxury
Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand
262 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the decor was beautiful the furnishings ultra-comfortable
while the big sectional sofa in common area was comfortable it could use upgrading
excellent beds and the upstairs bath is a dream
great host and great place to stay was a comfortable place to relax after doing our tramp
lots of room well appointed warm and comfortable
the house was beautiful everything was clean and tidy
the house is clean warm nice and absolutely comfortable
this place is very spacious rooms are clean we loved the place
clean comfortable and well appointed -- everything necessary to enjoy the beautiful area
the beds were amazing kitchen was immaculate and perfectly organized bathrooms clean
the host is amazing about answering questions and making recommendations
jessica is a wonderful host
the hosts are amazing and make check in and out very easy
jessica is an excellent host
jessica was a very accommodating host and knowledgeable on the area and adventure tourism
great location for day treks and hikes
you can walk to nice hikes restaurants or the general store
wow cracking location beautiful house a++ well worth the drive
this is an amazing cabin and location
great place to get away
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3. Charming cabin amidst mature native trees (from USD 95)

Perfect for couples and small families or groups, this charming one-bedroom cabin accommodates a maximum of three people. It sits in the corner of the host’s property, but it is completely secluded from the main home, thanks to the lush bushes and mature native trees. Guaranteeing you a relaxing stay, this rental offers sweeping views of Lake Wakatipu. Conveniently, the heart of Queenstown is only a 15-minute drive away.

Red Beech Retreat, seclusion, charm, tranquility
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
140 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing views and very cozy
all furnishings and amenities we’re comfortable with great water pressure in the shower and heated towel rack
beth and tom’s place is very cosy comfortable with a beautiful yard and an amazing view from the bedroom
the cabin has an amazing view and is so cozy
although cell phone service is dicey the wi-fi is excellent
very clean warm and cosy
the cottage is clean and cozy
the space was impeccably clean and an outstanding value
everything was beautiful and clean and it had a very homely feel to it
the place is very well equipped and clean
the hosts were super friendly
tom & beth are wonderful hosts
hosts were very helpful and informative too
delightful hosts and a cabin with everything you'd ever need
tom and beth are fantastic hosts
great location walking distance from beautiful bob’s cove
the location in the bob's cove area is perfectly situated between queenstown and glenorchy
location is absolutely peaceful charming private and safe
it's outside of the queenstown hustle but close enough to go into town for great meals
perfect location and only 15mins from town
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4. Two-bedroom cabin with a huge balcony (from USD 216)

This two-bedroom cabin is nestled amidst the mountains in Glenorchy, only about an hour’s drive from Queenstown. With an open-floor plan, it features a lounge, well-equipped kitchen, dining area, and bathroom. The outdoor area offers a huge balcony with a fire pit, which is perfect for entertainment at night. Sleeping up to four people, this property has a master bedroom with a king-sized bed and another bedroom with a queen-sized bed.

Rees Valley Mountain Cabin
Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand
12 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s a great escape with no wifi/cellphone tv or radio but a nice library and board games
very comfortable with log burner and lovely outdoor deck
phil is great - easy going quick to respond and very helpful
and excellent communication from the hosts
close enough to glenorchy for an easy trip to the pub for dinner
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5. Chic studio cabin surrounded by vineyards (from USD 117)

Nestled in Bendigo, this chic studio cabin is only 30 minutes away from Wanaka and about an hour away from Queenstown. Beautifully surrounded by vineyards, it provides an idyllic retreat at the heart of Otago. Suitable for couples, this rental accommodates up to two people. The sleeping area features a queen-sized bed. WiFi is not provided, so you can stay here if you seek to unplug and breathe for a while.

Pisa Cabin on a hill at the heart of Central Otago
Bendigo, Otago, New Zealand
231 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
outstanding view beautiful design and super comfortable
furnishings were comfortable and the space is a perfect size - cozy without feeling cramped
amazing place to stay breathtaking views and cozy atmosphere
the view the outside bath the bed the decor the location everything perfect
what a great place to stay beautiful views overlooking the vineyards and foothills a comfortable bed and kind hosts
outdoor bath was a treat and the cabin was clean and tidy
thank you to our hosts
the hosts are incredibly warm courteous and generous and fantastic at communicating every step of the way
amazing stay stunning private location and so close to town as well
beautiful property in a beautiful location
beautiful property with plenty of walk nearby
its such a beautiful location and the cabin was amazing
great location for being able to go between several otago towns
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6. Two-bedroom cabin with an outdoor bathtub (from USD 123)

This 2-bedroom cabin in Glenorchy provides an idyllic glamping experience 40 minutes away from the heart of Queenstown. Ensuring you a comfortable stay no matter the weather, it features a wood stove with a generous supply of firewood. The spacious private yard is abundant with flowers, fresh herbs, fruit trees, and vegetables. Feel free to pick fresh produce from the yard. Moreover, this property has an outdoor bathtub with hot water.

Shangri-La A Stylish Rustic Cabin + Glamping Tent
Glenorchy, Otago, New Zealand
51 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful kitchen very comfortable beds heavenly outdoor bath and most incredible views
the outside shower and bath were an absolute treat
adored showering outdoors under the stars with hot water
the bed is comfortable and the fire warm on cold nights
it was so comfortable and had all the kitchen necessities we needed
quiet clean with everything we needed
we had an amazing stay here it was very neat and clean
thank you kevin for providing accommodation that is so interesting clean comfortable and welcoming
kevin is a wonderful host
kevin is an outstanding host
kevin was a lovely host communicating regularly and making us feel at home
kevin’s hospitality was responsive and considerate
lovely place and great hosts
great place to get away from everything
it was like having a private oasis in a central location of glenorchy
great location made it easy to get out and do the things we wanted
glenorchy is a great place too nice to get away from the craziness of queenstown
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Enjoy scenic outdoor recreation in Queenstown

Queenstown may be famous for being the birthplace of commercial bungee jumping, but it offers plenty of other recreational opportunities other than the extreme sport. As you plan your adventure, do not forget to check out these best cabin rentals in Queenstown, New Zealand.

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