Top 10 Cabin Rentals In And Near Rotorua, New Zealand - Updated 2023


Known for its untouched and unparalleled natural beauty, including serene hot springs, ancient woodlands, and plenty of unsullied water bodies, the town of Rotorua is a traveller’s paradise waiting to be discovered. Whether you are interested in enjoying thrilling adventure sports or are on a romantic getaway exploring the natural scenic beauty of this town, Rotorua is the perfect place for you. If you are a history buff, you can explore Te Puia, a Maori museum, or Tamaki Maori Village, a recreated village. Enjoy a dip in natural hot springs at Waimangu Volcanic Valley, then end the day with a shopping spree at Rotorua Central Mall or Rotorua Night Market. Finally, instead of staying in a typical hotel room, why not opt for a cosy cabin of your own? Read on to explore the top cabin rentals in and near Rotorua, New Zealand, for an unforgettable stay.

1. Modern and luxe one-bedroom cabin with great amenities in Pukehina (from USD 143)

Featuring stylish interiors, this cabin brings together the rustic theme with modern amenities creating an irresistible combination. Enjoy preparing food on your private barbecue grill, or lounge on the outdoor deck complete with furniture for al fresco dining and a relaxing hot tub to slip into. The home can accommodate up to two guests making it perfect for a quiet solo adventure or a couple’s romantic getaway.

13 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
lovely property clean & had everything you need for a nice little getaway with a spouse or partner
host was so helpful and made it very easy for me
suzi was very responsive and lovely
property is in a good location with a beachfront
beautiful location small cabin perfect for a couple getaway
although tiny but amazing location to catch the sunrise
the tiny house was awesome for our 4 day stay great location and beautiful view
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2. Stunning beachfront cabin in Pukehina (from USD 105)

Featuring breathtaking views of the beach on one side and rolling meadows on the other, this amazing cabin is a great place for families or couples to enjoy a relaxing stay. It features two bedrooms and two bathrooms and can sleep seven guests.

The home boasts amazing amenities such as a hot tub that you can slip into after a long day of sightseeing, a covered patio complete with a four-burner barbecue grill, fast Wi-Fi throughout the home and laundry facilities.

Absolutely Awesome Beach Front Rural Retreat. Private Paradise
65 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
amazing stay the property was very clean upon arrival
the facilities were clean and readily available and accessible
the hosts were very lovely and helpful
very comfortable accommodation and great hosts
however lynette was a great host and the spot was absolutely amazing
amazing host beautiful place will definitely come back
lynnette was very accommodating and easy to communicate with
great location quiet and private
wonderful location with really great josts
great location beautiful part of the country
absolutely awesome weekend at a awesome location simply fantastic we will be back
peaceful and quiet yet a mere 30 min drive to the hustle and bustle if needed
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3. Cosy two-bedroom cabin with great amenities in Rotorua (from USD 129)

This lovely cabin accommodation is perfect for families with young children or a couple on a romantic getaway, and it can comfortably accommodate four guests in two bedrooms. The home features a private deck where you can use the barbecue grill for fun family cookout nights. There is also a hot tub on the shared deck. In addition, the premises provide on-site entertainment such as a trampoline, a sandpit for your little ones and a petanque.

Here, you might get to meet some farm animals too!

Arias CABIN Rotorua Farmlet Accommodation
22 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable cabin in a quiet setting
awesome clean quite everything you need all under 1 roof
host gives amazing attention to detail
host and place was very nice
hosts are awesome easy to communicate with and very helpful
great location and very quiet
very tidy property and quiet location not too far from the town and attractions
such a cute & relaxing place away from hosts so very private but there if we needed them
rural location with lots of animals relaxing spa pool
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4. Spacious holiday cabin with two bedrooms in Rotorua (from USD 126)

Situated right outside the city, this cabin accommodation offers plenty of solitude, ideal for a couple on a romantic getaway or a solo traveller looking for a more private space. The home is very close to an orchard on the property where you can pick fresh fruit as well as the nearby Redwood forest that has plenty of mountain biking trails.

The home has everything you need for a truly relaxing stay, including a fully equipped kitchen, a private deck, and a fireplace.

The ideal Place to Relax, unwind and re-charge
Lake Rotorua, ROTORUA, New Zealand
 Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

5. Charming studio house overlooking Lake Rotoiti in Tikitere

Situated just a 20-minute drive away from Rotorua, this beautiful home is sure to impress you with its pastel-coloured interiors and warm vibes. The home boasts picturesque views of the lovely Lake Rotoiti and offers cosy accommodation for up to three guests.

You can enjoy plenty of on-site amenities such as a natural hot spring nearby where you can take a dip to soothe your tired muscles, a ski-in and ski-out facility for the winter months, a well-equipped kitchen where you can prepare your favourite meals and much more.

Lake Rotoiti Lakefront - hot water creek
Tikitere, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
227 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of hot pools and beautiful lakes and bush walks in the surrounding area
sarah’s place is beautiful highly recommend waking for sunrise and having breakfast by the lake
the host was very kind and gave us helpfull informations
not only a great property but a property provided by hosts who really care about people and service
the location is fantastic
absolutely stunning location and get away
beautiful location on the lake front
great location for a peaceful and fun getaway
great lakeside location we had a lovely time
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6. Riverside one-bedroom cabin with eco-friendly amenities in Okoroire (from USD 151)

Featuring picturesque views of the sparkling Waikato River, this one-bedroom cabin is perfect for couples or small families as it can accommodate up to five guests. It offers unique amenities such as a swinging king-sized bed in the master bedroom offering views of the river, a private outdoor hot tub to soak in, a fire pit, and eco-friendly amenities such as solar lighting.

Te Waihou Riverside Retreat This is a destination
Okoroire, Waikato, New Zealand
460 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is beautifully designed and extremely comfortable
the bathroom and shower are clean and modern
everything was so clean and cozy
clean and comfortable and will definitely miss this place
the interior was clean and had everything we could have needed and then some
the place was very tidy and clean with a comfy bed
david is friendly and offers great hospitality
david and kathryn were awesome host
the owners are fantastic and were so hospitable
kathryn & david have been extra comfortable hosts
amazing place to stay and awesome host’s aswell
wonderful remote location with a strong rustic feel
it's in a breathtaking location and very fun
this place is at a great location about 20 mins drive to hobbiton movie sets
such a great location to relax and recover
what a fun stay a great location and cool space
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7. Modern one-bedroom home overlooking two lakes in Rotoma

This contemporary well-equipped home is tucked between two popular lakes in the area, Lake Rotoehu and Lake Rotoma, and offers cosy accommodation for up to two guests. The home features a modern kitchen with all the amenities you need to prepare gourmet delicacies for your loved ones, a spacious deck complete with a barbecue grill and fast Wi-Fi. Previous guests mention that the property is very tranquil and the host, Rachael, is helpful and friendly.

Escape the ordinary and relax by the lake
Rotoma, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best wood-burning heater i've ever used
the hosts are amazing caring and go the extra mile
great place great spot and great hosts recommended for a getaway and relax
situated really close to lake rotoma for some good swimming and only half an hour from rotorua
rachael gave us excellent tips - social eats with matt was delicious and the waterfall walk was perfect
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8. The Fidgety Fantail on Lake Tarawera

This cottage is situated just a five-minute walk away from Lake Tarawera and is surrounded by a beautiful private garden. The home features four bedrooms and can comfortably host up to nine guests, making it perfect for a large group of friends. The cottage has a verandah where you can enjoy an evening beverage, kayaks and bicycles for your enjoyment and a fenced-in yard for your pets or little ones to play on.

The Fidgety Fantail Holiday Cottage
Lake Tarawera, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
48 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with beautiful setting
plenty of space for people and parking and the extra half outdoor bathroom was great added value
lovely quiet spot nice and clean with lots to do locally
everything was ready for us - nice and clean - as promised
very clean and well finished cabins/batches very warm for winter stays
thank you very much to the hosts - we would love to come back
the local airstream cafe was very friendly and great for lunch
great location for a family adventure
great quiet location and an ideal bach for the family
this is a wonderful place to stay to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life
amazing place only a few minutes walk to the lake for swimming and kayaking
kids loved the gruffalo walk
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9. Homey cabin with two bedrooms in Murupara

Situated in the Minginui area, this cabin accommodation features two bedrooms and is perfect for solo travellers or couples looking for a homey space amidst rolling meadows. The cabin features a small kitchenette where you can prepare basic meals and a private deck where you can relax with a glass of wine. It also offers privacy to its occupants. You can request for breakfast and dinner to be arranged at an additional charge.

Nature's Gate
Murupara, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
43 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
beds comfortable and clean sheets and towels
linen was clean and beds were comfy
marlene’s cabin is wonderful with comfortable and clean facilities
marlene was a great host
marlene is a very good host and will help you with questions or getting into the forest
very relaxing environment and marlene is a great host
marlene is a friendly and welcoming lady
marlene was lovely a lovely person and a great host
great location for an outdoorsman
great place to stay in a really good location
great place to explore the (beautiful) rainforests nearby
we did a beautiful four hour bush walk just a half hour drive away
great location for excursions into the whirinaki forest which is just awesome
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10. Sprawling five-bedroom cabin perfect for large groups in Rotoma

This luxurious cabin is great for large groups or a small family reunion and can accommodate up to 10 guests. It features five spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms and is built entirely out of wood. The home has a large open-concept living area and kitchen with vaulted ceilings and plenty of indoor entertainment, including a billiards table, a private home library, and a home gym. It also features a private deck with picnic tables and a fire pit.

Kereru Lodge on Idyllic Lake Rotoehu
Rotoma, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
10 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 9 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
very nice place ideal for our group of seven very clean quiet and comfortable- would stay again
the hosts were fabulous available to answer any questions
wonderful experience this home is extraordinary a truly one of a kind place with beautiful interior
the lodge is a wonderful location
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Make the most of your stay in Rotorua!

Offering unique experiences to travellers of all kinds, Rotorua truly is a one-of-a-kind vacation destination. With so much untouched natural beauty around you, it is a good idea to book a cabin rental instead of staying cooped up in a hotel downtown. So book your accommodation today, and make the most of your stay in Rotorua!

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