15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queenstown, New Zealand - Updated 2022

15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queenstown, New Zealand - Updated 2022
Clara
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Also known as the Southern Hemisphere’s premier four-season lake and alpine resort, New Zealand’s Queenstown is renowned for its adventure sports and historic mining towns. Surrounded by majestic mountains and set on the shores of the crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the abundant natural beauty and the unique vibes of this region create a splendid adventure for a queen (or king!). Live like royalty and be spoilt for choice with the endless array of attractions and wonders, all within your reach. Want a fancy holiday letting to stay? A splendid view? Look no further, for we have stunning Airbnbs in Queenstown, NZ fit for a queen or king.

1. Cozy residential home with floor-to-ceiling windows (from USD 184)

Cozy and spacious, this two-bedroom residential home offers a soothing atmosphere that complements the wonderful views of Queenstown, which can be seen from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The large deck has reclining lounges for those who want to sit back and relax. There is also a 55-inch TV, a fireplace, board games, and a washing machine. The home is very close to town and is only a short walk to Lake Wakatipu. It’s also a short walk from several shops and restaurants.

Spectacular VIEWS, 2 bedrooms & BIG DECK!
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
167 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi & smart tv added bonus although view from windows better than any tv show
lovely modern apartment with stunning views
we had an amazing stay the views were unbelievably picturesque and very comfortable stay with all amenities available
modern decore and comfortable furniture
amazing view comfy beds & great shower
Cleanliness:
clean lovingly fitted out
the house was beautiful and super clean and tidy
it was so clean beautiful and well equipped with everything we needed
amazing clean comfortable and an amazing view
Host:
credit to the host
savannah is an excellent host checks in with you and answers questions very quickly
we loved staying at the apartment and savannah was a great host
host responds immediately definitely be back
beautiful gift on arrival was such the perfect addition and totally reflective of the hosts
Location:
location is great too quick walk to town
awesome place and perfect location
great location and lovely modern house
with barely a 10 min walk to the centre of queenstown it worked out perfectly
location- perfect so close to town centre and the start of the lomond forrest track
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2. Queenstown Lakeview Holiday unit (from USD 87)

Queenstown Lakeview Holiday unit is a one-bedroom guest suite located in the middle of the hill at Sunshine Bay. The home’s living area boasts a Japanese-style design and features a 180-degree view of the lake. The balcony also showcases a wonderful view of the lake, mountain, and the starry night sky. For those going on a business trip, the home has pocket WiFi and a dedicated workspace available. There is also a refrigerator, stove, and microwave available for those who need to make a meal.

The home is 3 km (1.8 mi) away from the town center and the various shops, restaurants, and attractions there.

QT Lakeview Unit-5mins to town
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
60 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is such a nice place to relax enjoy the view and it is very comfortable
clean bathroom complete kitchen tools comfy bed
heated bathroom floor - nice bed was very comfortable (firm)
Cleanliness:
lovely place clean and tidy
nice views mostly clean the floors were a bit dusty but there was construction going on next door
very clean and tidy easy to communicate with and modern
jolie's place is clean stylish and has an amazing view
the house was clean and tidy functional and perfect for us
Host:
perfect host room was comfortable and immaculate
such an awesome stay thanks so much for hosting our night x
Location:
amazing view driving distance from queenstown centre of town not really walkable
we were able to park in the driveway which was good
fantastic accommodation close to town amazing views
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3. star apartment with magnificent views of the lake and mountains (from USD 133)

Privacy and great views are what await you in this high-end, two-bedroom apartment. Describing itself as a 5-star apartment, it boasts a magnificent view of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables mountains. The owners have also provided guests with a Pack ‘N Play, a high chair, a baby bath, and board games for the little kids. The kitchen has a refrigerator, a freezer, a stove, an oven, a coffee maker, and a dishwasher.

Located seven minutes away from both the airport and downtown Queenstown, the home offers a private but not isolated experience for its guests. Queenstown’s shops, restaurants, and attractions are also only a short drive away.

2 bedroom modern Apartment. Entire apartment
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
540 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with a beautiful balcony to sit on with great views of the lake
the beds were comfy and of course the view was great
the view from the apartment is stunning
the place has all the amenities and is super cozy
stylish apartment with great view overlooking the lake and town
Cleanliness:
spacious and immaculately clean location
mary’s place was very clean and modern
great place to spend my birthday very clean and stylish
everything was nice and clean
the place is super clean
Host:
mary is very helpful and prompt
mary is great very accommodating and had a wonderful exchange with her when checking into the the apartment
Location:
the location is great too
honestly a wonderful location to stay
awesome view and easy access to private parking or we were just 5 min walk to bus stop
absolutely fantastic accommodations - great views immaculate condition and cleanliness good location between town and airport
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4. Fully furnished home with lake and mountain views (from USD 273)

Get stunning Queensland views in an equally stunning stay in this award-winning home near Queensland’s town center. It has two bedrooms that can sleep up to four guests. The other bedroom is a loft which can be accessed with a ladder. It features a high-end kitchen, a living room with large sliding glass doors that open up to a viewing deck overlooking the lake and the mountain.

Award Winning Architecturally Designed Pad!!!
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
94 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
)the amenities in the apartment are top notch with super fast wifi and a sky connection
gorgeous house and stunning views kitchen was outstanding as well
the home is spectacular and everything in the listing is accurate the kitchen amenities are great too
unbelievable views amazing facilities and really good communication
Cleanliness:
the house is modern very clean and private
clean tidy and awesome hosts left us alone with clear instructions
Host:
jodie & renee were lovely hosts
thank for the helpful hosts we enjoyed the stay here
the hosts were very easy to communicate with
jodie and renee were very easy to communicate with and they were especially helpful during our stay
very friendly hosts who gave us great tips for our stay
Location:
very close to all the action in queenstown but nice and quiet
it was an easy walk to town as well
good location design and views
great spot in beautiful queenstown loved the location - easy out to the ski fields and into town
great property in a perfect location to explore queenstown and the surrounding wonderland
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5. Sun-drenched lakeside haven (from USD 132)

If you want to stay in warm accommodation that’s close to many outdoor activities, you better check out this downstairs apartment in Kelvin Heights. The sun-drenched unit features two bedrooms, a seating area, a kitchenette, and other amenities good for up to five guests. The property is near biking tracks and a golf course. A water taxi pick-up station is also nearby, offering you a fun and less costly way to move about the city.

Sun drenched lakeside haven
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
386 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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6. Minimalistic apartment with lake views (from USD 145)

Conveniently located at Ballarat Street, this cute and quaint apartment has a small cosy lounge for you to watch some TV or relax after a busy day. Note that Wi-Fi is complimentary. There is a comfy sofa for 2 in the lounge, but it is not big enough for anyone to sleep on. Do note that this cute and lovely apartment only sleeps 4, in 2 bedrooms. Head into the light open-plan kitchen, fully equipped with a two-hob stove, microwave, Nespresso machine, kettle, toaster, and all crockery, cutlery, and glassware for you to whip up a feast and enjoy it with a glass of wine. The master bedroom is light and spacious with lake views and a large ranch slider door that opens up to the front of the Airbnb apartment. Both bedrooms are beautifully decorated, each complete with a queen-sized bed and an en suite bathroom.

Queenstown Cutie apartment
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
182 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was spotty at best
wifi is a bit touch & go but definitely adequate
the view is lovely from the kitchen and master bedroom
apartment is very cute with nice modern furniture & tidy finish
apartment was clean and well heated by the wall split and radiators in the bedrooms
Cleanliness:
clean with modern décor
the place itself was very clean we were given two sets of fresh towels and clean linen
clean and great for two couples
the apartment was very clean with nice neighbours
the appartment is clean and comfortable
Host:
katelyn is an excellent host
katelyn is a super host
katelyn is a great host - super quick responses and helpful
katelyn was very helpful and answered any questions promptly
katelyn and david are super nice hosts with lots of patience
Location:
the location is ideal being so close to town
the location is ideal since you're really a close walk to town
great location only minutes' walk to town
great location 2 minutes walk to town centre
great location and just a few minutes walk from town centre
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7. Elegant room with nature views (from USD 113)

Newly decorated and great for couples that would like a location close to town, this luxuriously furnished room with an en suite bathroom is one to recommend! There is a secluded cosy spot at the corner of the suite where you can sit or store some of your luggage. What is more glorious than having a balcony attached to your room? Open up the wooden doors, it’s time to welcome the magnificent view and fresh cool air! The best way to unwind after a long day is a refreshing soak in a bath tub. Look out and bless your eyes with views of lush greenery; it’s a relaxing sight! Although this is a private room in the owners’ house, the guests are also given access to the common living space. Feel free to have your meals at the dining table, or lounge on the couches while watching some TV. Breakfast is included!

Master Bedroom and Ensuite in excellent location
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
44 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and comfortable let we can take good rastchristie and bennet are really nice
it has lots of common areas and several other rooms for rent so you might be sharing
the bedroom and bathroom were very stylish and comfortable
the room itself was comfortable and spacious
sunny warm and cosy room in large house
Cleanliness:
the room was gorgeous and clean
very clean place and great location
the room is very modern and clean like the rest of the house
their house is beautiful clean and very close to the town centre
Host:
host is lovely and very welcoming
the host are very nice people and really easy to chat and are always friendly to help
my hosts were gracious and friendly and downright wonderfully good people
friendly hosts and a relaxed feel to the house made this a perfect base for my trip
christie and dan are excellent hosts
Location:
the location is also great
very nice place and location
was super easy walk to everything
location is superb just a couple of minutes of easy walking to centre of town
a wonderful location in central queenstown right by the gardens and beautiful views
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8. Lakeview home with outdoor hot tub (from 185 USD)

This light-filled home has the most stunning views for you to admire. Feel the hot bubbling water against your skin as you relax in the hot tub and admire the uninterrupted views over Lake Wakatipu across to Cecil Park, a gorgeous sight indeed. An outdoor hot tub is great, but how about dining with a view? The possibilities are endless in this fantastic holiday house! The living room is large and spacious. Hop onto one of the many couches and catch some TV, or simply soak up the relaxing ambience of Lake Wakatipu from this stunning Airbnb home. This beautiful antique bed is over 100 years old. It grumbles a bit when in use, but is still super sturdy on its feet! Bunk beds are the best if you are travelling with children, because they will absolutely love them! This sparkling clean bathroom has a bathtub if you think the outdoor hot tub is getting boring. The view from here isn’t that great compared to outside, but it is still a pass if you ask us!

Light filled home with stunning views

Address: Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand (see map)

Price: from 185 USD

Number of Guests: 5

Access: An easy 5-minute drive from the town centre of Queenstown

9. Trendy apartment with lake and mountain views (from 185 USD)

Step inside this modern, trendy, and light-filled Airbnb apartment that has amazing views over the lake and to the Remarkables mountain range. The soft and comfortable interior of the living room makes anyone instantly feel at ease. Grab a book and snuggle up on the beautifully dressed sofa bench, under the soft lighting of the delicate light ball. It’s a perfect way to spend the afternoon! If books are not your kind of thing, how about some TV shows instead? One good thing about this Queenstown vacation rental is the soft and comfortable lighting. The bed sure does look comfy, but the lighting completes the whole look, giving this room a calm and serene vibe. A cold drink and some brightly coloured chairs are just what you need to relish the beauty of New Zealand.

Majestic views from modern apartment

Address: Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

Price: from 185 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Access: 2-minute drive from the centre of town

10. Holiday penthouse with lake and mountain views (from USD 358)

This newly renovated holiday penthouse is located right on the lake in Queenstown. Relax on the deck and admire the sweeping 180-degree views of Lake Wakitipu and the Remarkable Mountains, perfect for those that would like a getaway near the mountains. The living room is decorated in a stylish and modern manner, the wide windows giving the space a sufficient amount of natural light. The deck isn’t the only place you can go if you would like to admire Queenstown. Lounge on the plush couches in your own apartment, the view is just within your or sight! The light fixtures in the kitchen are sleek and minimalistic, a simple touch that gives the Airbnb apartment character. The main bedroom looks too comfy to be true. Imagine just feeling the soft comforters on your skin. The second bedroom doesn’t look too bad either! Whether it is the first or the second bedroom, you’re guaranteed a night of soundless slumber.

Lucky #8 Penthouse
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
474 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gorgeous views from the apartment
the views were breathtaking and the apartment very spacious and comfortable
a very comfortable place with stunning view
a lovely apartment great views and very comfortable
we love the view the modern room basic supplements are alright
Cleanliness:
clean and well equipped
new apartment clean and tidy
very nice and clean apartment :)
this pad is super clean modern and immaculate all round
very big and clean apartment close to town
Host:
awesome hosts who were very flexible
charlie was a great host and this was a great place
the hosts were easy to deal with and the check-in process hassle free
responsive and generous hosts already planning our next stay at charlie and rob’s place
charlie and rob are great host we have a very great time at their place
Location:
great location close to cbd
great apartment close to town
fab location and outlook
the location is ideal with just a short walk to town
what a great location and apartment
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11. Cozy townhouse with panoramic views (from USD 465)

This recently refurbished and well-appointed townhouse is located in the lovely neighborhood in Alpine Meadows. It is one of the few Airbnbs in Queenstown with a spa and panoramic views of the Remarkable mountains and Wakatipu Lake. It features high-vaulted ceilings, exposed timbers, and warmly lit living spaces. This home is also fitted with two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and an outside deck. Air conditioning and heating systems are in place. Four guests can comfortably stay in this Airbnb.

ALPINE GOLD LUXURY SPA LAKE VIEW VILLA
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
180 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great views fantastic hot tub nice furnishings comfortable beds
household amenities made our trip super comfortable
exceptionally comfortable beautifully decorated incredible views (especially from the hot tub )
thoughtful provision of amenities and facilities were great
the spa pool on the deck was amazing
Cleanliness:
very nice and clean bnb
the accommodation was very clean warm with an amazing view
the house was sparklingly clean and has very good amenities
spotless with everything you need for an easy and enjoyable stay
beautifully presented clean and a wonderful view
Host:
friendly host available to deal with any issues that arose
pete and sarah are great hosts who communicated everything well
easy directions and good communication with the hosts
the space was beautifully decorated and the host kindly let us check in early
pete & sarah were also kind to let me check in early
Location:
great location matches pictures perfectly
very close from the main city hub and close to all attractions
great location - thanks pete
a lovely apartment in a stunning location
great location as well 5 min drive from city center
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12. Mountain-view home with large deck (from USD 176)

This lovely home for four guests takes advantage of its ideal location by maximizing your opportunities of getting the best views of Queenstown. It is thoughtfully curated to give you a modern, cozy feel. Floor-to-ceiling windows are put strategically in place so you can have unobstructed views of the mountains outside. The home has a full kitchen, two bedrooms, laundry facilities, WiFi, and a spacious deck where you can spend some family time together while enjoying the views. Great restaurants and shops are just eight minutes away.

Remarkable VIEWS, 2 Bedrooms & BIG DECK!
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
181 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the view at savannah's place - it was all very comfortable
a beautiful apartment with amazing views
your wonderful choice if you are looking for an quiet apartment with nice view
Cleanliness:
so clean and warm
modern and very clean
savannah’s place was clean warm and cozy
great space very stylish and super clean with nice touches
the house is brand new and spotlessly clean with everything you could need
Host:
savannah’s is a great host
very nice host with detailed instruction to cover everything during our stay
very easy to communicate with and super helpful
Location:
beautiful whare amazing location could not have asked for a better honeymoon location
great place to stay for our weekend away in queenstown
great place to stay amazing location and views
amazing apartment view location clean tidy and everything you need for a fab relaxing break
perfect location and the best possible view you can get in queenstown
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13. Luxury apartment in a nice location (from USD 233)

When looking for the best Airbnb Queenstown has to offer, location and functionality are key. Get all that when you book a stay in this luxurious apartment surrounded by the beauty of The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu. Since it is centrally located, you are just a short drive away from Queenstown’s top attractions, the airport, and the city center. The house has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests. It also features a mightily equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a supply of essentials, a laundry area, and an outdoor living space.

Remarkables Escape
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
275 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
excellent room with breathtaking views
the place is cozy amenities complete we do love the view as well
lovely house beautiful view with smart tv
a huge lounge and balcony off the kitchen for dinner al fresco with a stunning view
amazingly stylish and comfortable space overlooking wonderful views
Cleanliness:
very clean and as described
very modern and clean with everything we needed
very classy and clean
place is also quiet and sparkling clean
it was clean had everything you needed and was beautifully presented
Host:
i'd highly recommend bonnie as a host and the apartment to anyone
host was very good with communication
she was quick to respond and is extremely friendly
host was really friendly and helpful : ) i would rate it 6 stars if i could
there is nothing quite like it bonnie is an amazing host that quickly responded to all our messages
Location:
great location in relation to the airport and town centre
very close to nearby shops restaurants and attractions
the apartment was a very short drive from town so for us the location was ideal
fantastic place great location very modern we had a wonderful time here
amazing place perfect location and views
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14. Luxury cottage with outdoor hot tub (from USD 157)

Have a warm and relaxed stay in Queenstown in this luxury cottage that’s perfect for two guests. Originally an 1800s structure, this cottage was recently renovated and installed with modern amenities. It features a kitchenette, a bright and airy living space, a bathroom with underfloor heating, and spacious bedrooms. There’s also a private deck with garden views. An outdoor hot tub was recently installed so you can enjoy a nice dip while stargazing.

Luxury Cottage with hot tub, bikes & breakfast
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
426 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome bathroom and nice to sit on non roadside balcony and watch the view
beautiful cottage very comfortable and tidy
we loved the hot tub amongst the fruit trees the retro bicycles and the yummy breakfast and bubbles
the bathroom is pretty dreamy too with large walk in shower with skylight and views into the garden
the bathroom is stunning
Cleanliness:
beautiful touches and very clean
such a beautiful space and spotlessly clean
very stylish comfortable and spotlessly clean
it was very clean and had amazing touches such as chocolates and some wine
beautiful clean house close to queenstown centre
Host:
holly & nic are also highly thoughtful hosts
these are outstanding hosts with a mint space
holly & nic were so responsive to any questions we had
hosts were lovely and prompt with communication
the spot is so stylish and the hosts are super thoughtful :)
Location:
perfect location close to the bus stop
brilliant location with a bus stop outside
right beside the bus stop and bikes were awesome
great location being just a short drive from the main centre of queenstown
it’s also in a great location very close to town
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15. Luxury home with Remarkables views

Get the seclusion and peace you need for a relaxing vacation while still being five minutes away from the town center in this newly renovated guest house in Fernhill. This two-bedroom luxury home can accommodate up to four persons. It is equipped with a full kitchen, a lux bathroom, and a living space with a wood burner to keep you warm in the winter. It also features a flat-screen TV with Netflix and an outdoor deck for taking in the views of the Remarkables.

Alpine Escape **FREE CANCELLATION**
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
310 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view from the kitchen
nice hand soaps and shampoo in the bathroom
the views from the apartment across to queenstown and lake wakatipu are stunning and varied daily
comfortable home equipped with modern facilities
Cleanliness:
spacious very clean and convenient
very clean and we'll equipped
it was excellent very clean and cozy
very homely clean and modern
the property is very clean and has been nicely renovated
Host:
quick responses and great host thanks for having us in your home
bonnie is a very friendly host and always reply helpful message fast
a great place and a great host highly recommended
great host - would love to stay here again next time
overall nice place to stay and excellent host
Location:
great location close to queenstown
its location a few minutes drive away from the bustling town centre suited us perfectly
location is perfect with a regular bus at the bottom of the road
a short drive into the main village and easy drive to central otago wineries arrowtown etc
location is good with local bus nearby but you would be better with a car
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The Queenstown adventure has just begun!

We hope you found a favourite in our top-5 list of stunning Queenstown Airbnb holiday rentals, for this natural all-season playground has all the activities you need to have a splendid time all year round. Whether it is family fun, a romantic getaway, or an adventurous time, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Queenstown. Let down your hair and throw off those stiletto heels, this land of kings and queens offers a fantastic time filled with pumped-up adrenaline and adventure!

  • All information stated is correct as per November 11th, 2016.

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