7 Best Cabin Rentals In Wellington, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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Nestled between Remutaka Range and Cook Strait, Wellington is a charming city in the heart of New Zealand. Packed with 500 sq km (193 sq mi) of lush forests and vibrant parks, this city is a paradise for nature lovers. The city houses numerous restaurants and cafes so the foodies will have a blast tasting flavorful coffee, authentic craft beer and wine, and mouthwatering cuisine. Get adventurous and try mountain biking and kayaking or simply wander the harbor and hills in this lovely location. If you’re longing to breathe fresh air and live amidst nature in isolation, you should rent a cabin in Wellington. Read more to book the best cabin rentals 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 February 09, 2024.

1. Wilton Bush Cabin (from USD 67)

If you don’t want to compromise on comfort when going on an isolated holiday amidst nature, this cabin rental will be perfect for you. For your entertainment, there is Apple TV and Netflix access to watch your favorite shows. Free Wi-Fi is available in case you wish to connect with the world.

The kitchenette comes with modern appliances and a hand basin, along with free tea and coffee sachets. Surrounded by greenery, the deck area with a barbeque grill will be an ideal spot to enjoy your meal outdoors.

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26.8 km (16.7 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
6 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
the owners were great to deal with online
the owner was extremely friendly and had a very useful folder with great info including things to do
close to some great little villages in all directions
thanks for a great place to stay
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2. Beautiful cabin with fireplace (from USD 122)

A 25-minute drive away from the CBD, you can find this warm cabin rental on the south coast, snuggled at the foothills of a karaka tree grove. Relax in the deck area to spot gulls and seals and enjoy the views of Cook Strait. There are a lot of opportunities to dive, fish, or stroll along the beach.

This isolated haven includes solar lighting and there is no plugging socket. There is a kitchenette with gas to fix a hot coffee in the morning. However, please note that there is no fridge available in the rental. The fireplace will keep you warm when you stay indoors.

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36.7 km (22.9 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
128 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
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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3. Cozy private cabin (from USD 48)

This wooden cabin offers a welcoming and cozy ambiance. The windows in the property allow ample light into the house and mesmerize you with impeccable views. Located in Owhiro Bay, this cabin rental allows you to explore the magnificence of Wellington’s southern coast. Wake up every day by breathing in the cool breeze from the beach that is located just minutes away.

With just a 20-minute drive from the airport, you can reach this cabin.

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33.0 km (20.5 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
10 reviews  
cabin 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome views from the breakfast bench
the room was cozy and has a beautiful view of owhiro bay
2 very comfortable nights and 2 stunning days at beautiful owhiro bay
bill was a lovely host he was very accommodating and made sure we had everything we needed
owner was very pleasant and helpful with good communication
just loved the creativity and atmosphere of the place
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4. Prairie Holm Farm (from USD 75)

Set on the shoreline of Lake Wairarapa, this lovely cabin sits on 5 ac (2 ha) of native garden. You’ll have two bedrooms with five beds to sleep up to ten guests. There is a spacious kitchen with modern equipment to cook comfortably for a large group along with a dining table for six. The living area in the cabin is cozy and includes sofas and a wood burner.

There are picnic tables to have fun afternoons with your kids. The furnished patio area is perfect for a morning coffee and some refreshing green visuals.

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Western Lake, Featherson, Wellington, New Zealand
17.26 km (10.8 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
cabin 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
this batch is wonderful for a family get away quite clean and comfy
lovely hosts happy we stayed
the hosts very very accommodating and good at keeping in contact
this is a bit like staying at a nice holiday park
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5. Self-contained cabin for two (from USD 82)

This well-appointed cabin borders Featherston town and offers a perfect retreat on a farm. You’ll get to meet the star residents on the property - three donkeys, a pig, a chicken, a dog, and a cat. The cabin is fully insulated so it can be heated or cooled as per the weather. The double-glazed windows will limit the heat flow during summers.

The kitchenette will be convenient if you need to fix some quick meals. It is advised not to cook smelly meals such as curries and fish. An oven and Nespresso machine can be made available on request.

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25.75 km (16.0 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
46 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

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

Top guest reviews
wow what a well set up clean place
space is private clean and comfortable with everything you need
thanks for a wonderful stay cute cottage property was spotless and loved the friendly donkeys
the owners were amazing to deal with and very responsive to any questions
we really appreciated the attention to detail and care the owners have put into the accommodation
lovely friendly donkeys and pig easy to get to so many great places to visit
the hosts were excellent and it’s always good when you can take the dog
loved the host attention to details like little bunches of flowers and glasses in fridge on arrival
easy 20 minute walk to the village
a lovely little place to stay though and great location
donkeys a highlight central to all the wairarapa towns
great place to relax
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6. Serene cabin with TV in a rural area (from USD 55)

Placed in a rural location, this homey cabin offers an idyllic off-beat holiday for rejuvenation. You’ll have a 30-inch TV with Chromecast to stay entertained during slow days. Please note that your own credentials have to be used to log in to Chromecast. There is a small kitchenette equipped with a toaster, a microwave, and tea & coffee making facilities.

You can simply relax on the deck area with a book and a coffee and take in the lovely views. The host lives on the property along with two dogs and horses, but you will enjoy complete privacy.

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Te Horo, Wellington, New Zealand
35.51 km (22.1 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
235 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed nice bathroom beautiful ambience
the tv also has chrome cast which i thought was a nice bonus
we had a lovely stay at anna’s cozy cabin
great spot for a short stay as no kitchen
we had a lovely stay in cozy cabin - it was exactly that
easy to check in warm clean and cozy
it’s a nice cozy clean place
amazing place to stay great value private and very clean
comfortable and clean with great shower pressure great for catching the afternoon sun
anna and her husband were very kind hosts definitely recommend
lovely cabin and the hosts are very accommodating
hosts were fantastic and lovely to communicate with
such a great trip out of the city anna was a great host and would definitely recommend
ana was incredibly welcoming and helpful
cute little tiny house in a great location
cosy little place on beautiful location
also close by was a lovely beach and cute little cafe 'the bus' which i would totally recommend
lovely place to get away from wellington for the weekend
had a wonderful night away in the cozy cabin really cute little place and very clean
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7. Moonshine Valley Eco Cabin (from USD 73)

Living a country life and waking up to the views of the pristine streams and lush verdant hills will be a daily affair if you stay in this cabin. Dip in the shared spa pool and relax your body after indulging in a long day of outdoor activities. There is an outdoor bath as well if you wish to refresh and feel energized.

You can pet two farm dogs that wander on the property. Relish succulent and smoky barbeques with a view on the patio chairs in the backyard.

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
2.27 km (1.5 mi) from Trentham Memorial Park
174 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our brief stay the stargazing bath and shower with a view were a great highlight
it was spacious and well equipped including great breakfast supplies
it's clean cosy and comfortable
cozy clean and very romantic
the comfy bed and clean sheets gave a bit of luxury we highly recommend it as a getaway
the cabin was clean and smelling of lavender from the diffuser
the hosts were amazing and made us feel at home
very nice place friendly host
the most adorable and friendly dogs
tania aidy and dylan are the best hosts ever
cool place lovely hosts
i love that its so close to wellington yet feels so far away
the perfect spot to get away from everything so close to wellington
beautiful spot just minutes from the motorway you wouldnt even know you were close to the city
this place is adorable and in a beautiful location
always a warm welcome and such a scenic location
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Best off-beat vacation in Wellington

Blessed by Mother Nature, Wellington is the best choice for a rejuvenating holiday. Whether you want to spend your vacation in solitude or with your family, the city houses a variety of cabins for all types of travelers. Experience peace and serenity while staying in any of the cabin rentals listed above.

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