{trip101_paragraph_count}} Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queenstown, New Zealand - Updated 2021

{trip101_paragraph_count}} Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Queenstown, New Zealand - Updated 2021

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. Fully furnished home with lake and mountain views (from USD 209)

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
77 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
the house is modern very clean and private
clean tidy and awesome hosts left us alone with clear instructions
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
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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2. Sun-drenched lakeside haven (from USD 92)

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
371 reviews Superhost  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
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
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
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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3. Minimalistic apartment with lake views (from USD 101)

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
153 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
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
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
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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4. Elegant room with nature views (from USD 128)

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
41 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential 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
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 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
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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5. 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

6. 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

7. Holiday penthouse with lake and mountain views (from USD 200)

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
420 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
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
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
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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8. Cozy townhouse with panoramic views (from USD 229)

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.

Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
154 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
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
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
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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9. Mountain-view home with large deck (from USD 153)

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
116 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential 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
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
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
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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10. Luxury apartment in a nice location (from USD 136)

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
227 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
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
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
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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11. Luxury cottage with outdoor hot tub (from USD 132)

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
365 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
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
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 :)
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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12. 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.

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
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
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
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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