10 Best Affordable Airbnbs Under 75 USD In Queenstown, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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Any photo you’ve seen of a meadow on a postcard is likely shot in New Zealand. Its luscious greeneries make it the perfect location for epic films such as Lord of the Rings. To describe this place as “picturesque” is an understatement. The town of Queenstown is no different. This scenic place in the Otago region of South Island embodies a serene vibe. However, it leaves room for adventure-seekers to go skiing and the city folks to enjoy the laid-back urban atmosphere that it also offers. If you plan to spend a few nights in this Maori-rooted region without breaking your bank, scroll down for the best affordable Airbnbs under 75 USD in Queenstown, 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 May 19, 2024.

1. Quaint cabin with deck access (from USD 65)

This cabin is the perfect place to go if you need some privacy and tranquility as it is located far away from busy streets. This is also a great home base if you want to explore more of Queenstown since a bus stop is only five minutes away. The best way to unwind is by stepping out into the deck to look at the skyline. Two people can stay here as it comes with one bed. WiFi is always available so you can post photos of the sunset on Instagram whenever you want.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
21.51 km (13.4 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
310 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi and amenities were easy to use
the views are spectacular and the shower was great and hot
great views and a wonderful shower
and it was such a nice touch arriving to the place an the heater was on
it was magical we also enjoyed the heater (which worked great) and the comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
lovely clean and tidy cabin
everything was very clean
it was clean and tidy
it was clean and very comfortable
the accommodation was clean tidy and warm
Host:
owners are lovely also
host is super friendly
hosts were friendly and responsive
erwan & myrna are lovely hosts warm and approchable hosts
erwan and myrna were very responsive and welcoming
Location:
great location for queenstown
i particularly liked the location and privacy
functional unit in a great location
a good location and a quick bus ride to the centre of queenstown
perfect little cabin with great location
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2. Studio room with WiFi (from USD 95)

Just 10 minutes from Queenstown is this amazing studio room with glass windows that offer views of the horizon. It comes with a kitchenette equipped with basic necessities such as a fridge, a microwave, and tea and coffee-making facilities. For indoor entertainment, guests can make use of the TV or the WiFi. You can also just spend your days reading a book by the window. This escapade is perfect for two people looking for a break.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
18.23 km (11.4 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
225 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room with own bath private entrance and carpark good aircon and epic view of queenstown
absolutely amazing view good facilities
this room has a brilliant view of the town below
gorgeous views and a nice cozy room
a lovely room with exceptional views
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and exactly as described
excellent views and location nice and clean tidy place
great location clean tidy and warm with a great view
Host:
quick responses and very helpful
dave was a great host and very responsive
dave was very accommodating and love waking up each day looking out at the lake and mountains
shower wasn’t great and there was a bit of noise from the host’s place below
thanks for hosting us
Location:
very private place perfectly situated in queenstown
i will definitely come back for this place
dave is quick to respond and it’s a fabulous location
dave's place is situated close to the cbd and has an amazing view
amazing location and really a blessing to wake up to such a stunning view
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3. Bright haven with two bedrooms (from USD 89)

Aside from being in a convenient location that allows the sunlight to enter, this home is also close to attractions such as walking trails and a golf course. Since it comes with two bedrooms, it can accommodate up to five people. There’s a kitchen equipped with a microwave, a refrigerator, and all the cookware you need to ensure a worry-free stay. Outside, you can make use of the grill and enjoy your meal while watching the sunset.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
17.56 km (11.0 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
412 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was excellent and the surrounding is scenic and peaceful
two decent sized bedrooms with a neat set of bunks and a pull out in one of the rooms
the living room/kitchen is light and airy and comfortable
good location beautiful area lovely view nearby ben is so friendly but there was not enough kitchen stuff
a very clean and comfortable apartment with excellent view which is priced very reasonable
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy place
clean and warm place to stay
everything was clean well set-up
a really nice place clean and quiet
clean and matches the photos
Host:
hosts were very welcoming and helpful
our host was also very hospitable - thanks
great guy and host
the hosts were incredibly friendly and really went the extra mile to make us feel at home
friendly host good communication
Location:
good location away from the city
excellent place in an amazing location
nice location away from the busuly city centre
we loved the location near enough to queenstown yet secluded enough to feel close to nature
beautiful cool place and close to queenstown
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4. Relaxing sanctuary for four (from USD 67)

This accommodation is guaranteed to provide instant relaxation. Aptly named Lake Hayes Sanctuary, this home is situated right across Lake Hayes, allowing you to feel one with nature during your stay. This particular place can accommodate up to four guests in its two bedrooms. Guests will have no access to the kitchen or laundry, but breakfast will be served in your room daily. There also are readily available appliances for storing, preparing, or heating food. You can make use of a microwave oven, a fridge, and a toaster. If you plan to roam around the vicinity, you can visit the nearby Lake Hayes to soak up the sun and breeze, or head on over to the Queenstown and Arrowtown areas and explore the metropolis.

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Lake Hayes Estate, Otago, New Zealand
8.94 km (5.6 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
336 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect place to stay love the big bathroom and heater floors
appreciated the extra touches such as coffee breakfast and even a packet of chocolate biscuits
the room is just by the pond great scenic views of the mountains
we also love the heated flooring in the bathroom and toilet
the beds were super comfortable
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and beautiful scenery
everything was very clean and spacious
everything was clean and tidy
absolutely amazing and clean property
strongly recommend the accommodation that is very clean and cosy
Host:
great hosts and lovely accommodation
lyn and ross were very lovely host
lyn was a lovely host
host was supper nice and helpful
lyn’s a wonderful host with excellent hospitality and local tips
Location:
location in a quiet safe neighbourhood just 15mins easy drive to queenstown centre
close to arrowtown and also hayes lake for a good walk or bike ride
beautiful location and nice to have breakfast in the room
the neighbourhood is nice and quiet and close to lake hayes which we recommend for a walk around
the place is easy to park close to the front door
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5. Cozy and private room with kitchen access (from USD 63)

A great accommodation is one that is embedded within nature and located just minutes from the city center, and that is exactly what this private room offers. It is a mere 10-minute walk or a quick bus ride to the town yet it still offers picturesque views of the lake and mountain as if you are looking at a painting that came to life. Guests have full access to the kitchen and are treated to a free breakfast the next morning. The private room comes with a queen-size bed for two, perfect for couples on a vacation.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
18.01 km (11.2 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
611 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
warm cosy room in a lovely house with phenomenal views over the lake
lovely touches included two space heaters for the room and heating blankets on the bed
we had an amazing view of the lake each morning at breakfast
the room was so clean and cozy and the view from the deck is unbelievable
the bed is super comfy so i slept very well & the views are just incredible
Cleanliness:
my room and bathroom was clean and tidy
the room is clean and comfy with ample space for 2
it's comfortable and clean
our room was comfortable and very clean- we are already planning to go back for a second trip
Host:
mary and bob are nice hosts
they were lovely hosts
mary is an amazing host
mary and bob are great hosts
mary is an amazing host highly recommended
Location:
airport is quite close as well
close to the city center but far enough away from the hustle and bustle to relax
cozy room in a perfect location close to town
lovely house in a great location
great stay in a beautiful location
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6. Charming escapade with sunset views (from USD 52)

There are certain spots in the world where sunset views are a bit more breathtaking than usual. Luckily, this accommodation allows guests to witness one-of-a-kind sunset views. Those who will be staying here can marvel at the golden hour amidst the Remarkables mountain range. The house itself offers a private room where two guests can stay comfortably. Upon checking in, they will have access to a private lounge area, a courtyard, a kitchen, and a shared deck. It also has a workspace for those who are on a business trip. The highlight of the room is the queen-size bed. Visitors should experience this place for themselves and be one with nature.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
21.03 km (13.1 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
298 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had breakfast with the most wonderful views using the terrace upstairs
small cosy room nice views
lovely house and room with an amazing view over the mountains
5 stars the deck has a great view and the room is very clean
really cosy place with nice views from the lounge room
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfy bed
nice clean and convenient place
honor mathieson’s place was very clean and lovely
comfortable clean and modern room and bathroom
honor's place is clean comfortable and quiet
Host:
lovely hosts lovely spot
she was the best host that i had ever met
thoughtful and responsive hosts who are happy to share their travel advice with you
rhe host is wonderful and warm hearted
friendly and helpful hosts that are easy to get along with
Location:
this is an amazing location for wueenstown
location wise v convinient stone throw distance from town
great location not far from the town
it’s located in a safe and quite neighbourhood area
fantastic location and accommodations in a quiet neighborhood of queenstown
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7. Quirky home with garden (from USD 60)

This private room has a quirky, artistic feel and offers a breathtaking view of the lake and the mountains. It also has everything you need such as a miniature garden and a hot tub. You may choose to eat inside since, as a guest, you will have full access to the kitchen. You can also dine at the nearby cafes and restaurants. A good idea for exercise would be to take a 45-minute walk to central Queenstown through a lakeside track to add more to that serenity you are looking for. So, if you happen to be traveling through this area, consider staying at this place.

Stayed at this property?
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
16.25 km (10.1 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
456 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning view beautiful room
especially the toilet view haha
nice homely room with a beautiful view over the lake
room has a marvelous view
the room is quaint and has fantastic views of the lake and mountains
Cleanliness:
and the room was very charming clean and warm
the room was clean and the bed was comfortable
Host:
hosts very nice people
the hosts are great
nice host and great room
the hosts are warm friendly and knowledgeable
and wonderful host as well
Location:
it’s close to the bus station so it’s easy to get into queenstown
excellent viewing room close to the airport and town center
good location and nice people great breakfast
i loved that it was in a neighbourhood away from city center
noel's house is ideally situated for a short few minutes journey either by car or bus into queenstown
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8. Private room with mountain and lake views

Any traveler, tourist, or even local people would love to wake up to the majestic scenery of nature. Offering mountain and lake views, this accommodation could be the perfect spot for you. To top it all off, all the basic necessities will be provided. Guests do not have access to a kitchen but breakfast is offered by the host. Your room comes with a lock, guaranteeing your privacy and security. To relax, you can head out to the patio or go for a dip in the shared spa pool.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
14.71 km (9.2 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
28 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views and very comfy bed
lovely bed and breakfast with the best view of the lake
janet puts out a great breakfast
i stayed janet’s finch room for three nights and i always had a great sleep when i was there
the room was nice and private
Cleanliness:
room was tight but clean
Host:
great place to stay and ultra friendly host
janet is a great host and im sure you will enjoy your stay at embassy
Location:
great quiet stay for a retreat away from work
great location and great view
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9. Spacious apartment with king-size bed

Good for up to four guests, this expansive apartment is a great escapade. Here, you can witness mountain and lake views. There are also trails located near the home just in case you want to explore more of nature. However, if you simply want to stay indoors, you can lounge on your personal king-size bed or on the cozy sofa bed. You will get your own bathroom and kitchenette, guaranteeing privacy as well as comfort.

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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
21.04 km (13.1 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
105 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome view and apartment
outstanding view great shower and bed
comfortable accommodation with a great view of the lake :)
kitchen is also small but the view was absolutely amazing
it's also a bonus having a king-sized bed from which to view this from
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and very functionable space for a couple
place is clean with a mini kitchen
the room is clean and modern and very comfortable
just wow space was very clean and comfortable
very comfortable and clean
Host:
the host was super relaxed and communicated quickly
ruth was the best host possible
really nice host great spot definitely recommend it
i could not have asked for a better stay or host
Location:
cute space close to town
this location was absolutely stunning
good location for a decent price thanks ruth
great location if you have a car otherwise is a bit far from the cbd
superb location kitchen is very convenient great privacy
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10. Chic cabin with shared spa pool

Just eight minutes away from Queenstown is this stylish cabin that comes with two beds for three people. If you are bringing your car along, there is no need to worry since a shared parking spot is available for you. After a busy day exploring the town, you can relax in the shared spa pool. Tea and coffee-making facilities make it convenient for you to prepare a warm cup every morning to start off your day. Even with its convenient location, it is still a quiet retreat.

Stayed at this property?
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
18.9 km (11.8 mi) from AJ Hackett Kawarau Bungy Centre
258 reviews  
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater was good
cabin was warm upon arrival as the heater had been turned on - nice touch
heater does a good job of warming the place up
the bed were really comfortable there’s a nice big closet
spa pool was also on and heated - lovely to have a nightly soak under the stars
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and tucked away
nick's place is clean convenient and comfortable
it's a very nice clean space
super comfy beds nice bathroom netflix and everything was very clean
the place was very clean and check-in was a breeze
Host:
the host was lovely and very responsive
nick is a brilliant host knows the area and is a great communicator
we highly recommend nick he’s a fantastic host
my husband met nick and he is a great friendly guy
Location:
excellent location and nice area
great location and easy to walk to town
good location in a quiet neighborhood
really cute little cabin off the main house & easy 10-15 min walk into town
handy location and good value for money
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Don't miss out on exploring Queenstown

There is plenty of greenery in Queenstown, which offers instant serenity and calmness to its visitors. Whether you are traveling for a business trip or for leisure, being amidst such scenery makes this kind of getaway even more noteworthy. Hopefully, this list will be able to give you a better idea about where to stay when in Queenstown. So, check out these affordable Airbnb accommodations now.

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