Top 10 Short-Term Rentals In Auckland, New Zealand - Updated 2024

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Nicknamed the City of Sails for the numerous yachts and sailboats that fill its harbor, Auckland is blessed with breathtaking landscapes, volcanic islands, and exotic fauna. Owing to its modernized infrastructure and location at North Island in New Zealand, you can explore anything from the beautiful Hauraki Gulf to the lofty Sky Tower building. Enveloped by the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean, the city boasts numerous beaches on its eastern and western coasts. The preserved waters of Manukau Harbor and Waitemata Harbor make Auckland one of the most sought-after sea kayaking destinations.

Are you thinking about visiting Auckland anytime soon? If yes, then read on to discover the top short-term rentals in Auckland, New Zealand.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, decor, availability of dates, and short-term stay rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 13, 2024.

1. Three-level house with sunset view (from USD 313)

Experience stunning sunset views from this lovely three-level house on the slopes of the Peninsular. Enjoy a snack and a drink in the kitchen/family area boasting high timber-clad ceilings, glass windows, and stylish tables and chairs. The wooded terrace outside is the perfect place to relax with a drink or for starting a barbeque.

After dinner, you can relax in the outdoor spa or choose to retire in one of the several bedrooms on the first, second, or third levels. This rental which can accommodate up to 10 guests, provides a discount of 10% on weekly stays.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
14.75 km (9.2 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
94 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi and netflix
a very comfortable place to stay with plenty of space and great having own bathroom on each level
the beds were also very comfortable
lovely house with plenty of space and rooms etc
very clean and lots of space
sparkling clean home with crispy white linen
very tidy and clean
graces house is clean large and modern
the house was lovely and clean
good host and quick response
grace is a fantastic host super fast at responding to all my questions and all requests were met
super host and fantastic house
grace’s communications were bang on and was a great host
you couldn’t find more lovely hosts than grace and her family
location was good too
neighbours are close but very nice
excellent location for a large family get together
very good located calm and peaceful
great value for money lovely location and generous space to enjoy
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2. Greenhithe Getaway

This aesthetically designed apartment in North Shore, Auckland is surrounded by greenery and is nearby to the local beaches. Drive your way through the shared lane to the loft’s garage which also acts as your private parking space. Inside, there are two bedrooms with queen-size beds, an optional trundler bed, and quality linen to easily accommodate five guests. The loft comes with a balcony where guests can take in some fresh air.

Don’t forget to visit the one-stop shopping hubs, NorthWest Shopping Centre and Westfield Albany, which are a short distance away from the studio loft. Weekly discounts are offered to guests staying for seven days or more.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
9.54 km (6.0 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
202 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was very comfortable the space can easily fit 3-4 people
nice privacy with a cute deck for breakfast
the beds were comfortable and the entire place was nice and cozy
a lovely comfortable place to stay with lots of privacy and nice green surroundings
clean tidy and well layed out
beautiful studio loft it's clean tidy and bright
lovely holiday in a well-appointed spotlessly clean and quiet loft apartment - thank you
very welcoming host clean and modern place sweet cookies perfume candles highly recommended
studio apartment was lovely clean and had everything we needed
sharon is a wonderful host
sharon was a wonderful host
sharon is a lovely host
sharon is a super host
sharon was super friendly and helpful
it's also located in a nice quiet area
greenhithe is a great area for walks and close to the village
great location for north shore and qest coast access
it has everything you need and is in a lovely quiet location
have a lovely few nights here beautiful location
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3. Modern rental by the beachside (from USD 125)

Want to book a fancy apartment with a beachside view? Then this rental accommodation near Thorne Bay beach has got you covered! With a space of 65 sq m (700 sq. ft.), it’s got everything you need for a vacation. If you get hungry, the kitchen’s got a beautiful ceramic top oven, a slow cooker, a fridge, a toaster, and a microwave to prepare your favorite meals.

The easy-to-use Daikin heat pump offers warmth in the winter and keeps the interior cool during the summer. After a long day of sightseeing, you can freshen up in the bathroom that has a refurbished vanity with soft-closing drawers, a shower, Sheridan linens, and towels. To get the best possible discounts, book this rental for at least seven days.

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Auckland, New Zealand
6.3 km (4.0 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is a lovely self-contained apartment in a beautiful tree-lined road
the internet and the laundry in the apartment worked really well
very clean and modern space
her house is very clean and comfortable
apartment is spacious and spotlessly clean and very comfortable
super clean everything you could ever need even for long stays
highly recommended incredibly clean and modern a pleasure to stay in
thank you yo our fabulous hosts
wonderful host - thoughtful and considerate
perfect place and perfect host
sherryl is a perfect and kind host
sherryl was a fantastic host very pleasant and helpful
the location is excellent
great location very quiet and close to takapuna with great walks at the doorstep
great property in a great location highly recommended
fantastic location and looked after with obvious pride and attention to detail
a wonderfully furnished quiet and fully kitted out apartment in a great location
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4. Holiday home outside city limits (from USD 88)

Nestled amidst lush greenery, this apartment is perfect for folks looking to relax, recharge, and reconnect with nature. It is located on the outskirts of the city yet remains well-connected to it. This self-catering apartment has two bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, a sofa cum bed, and a dishwasher for the convenience of its guests. A covered deck with seating arrangements overlooks the spacious backyard that has a trampoline and swings on it.

Try booking your stay for at least seven days to avail the weekly discounts.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
4.33 km (2.7 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
158 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
downstairs apartment was very comfortable and the view from the backyard was great
had everything you'd need was nice and warm when we arrived with the heater already on
the apartment was nicely designed and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay
the house was warm and sunny with heaters provided for winter
fantastic stay everything was spotlessly clean
the place is nice clean and well equipped
very clean and comfortable for our young family
lots of activities for our kids in the backyard a really clean house and comfortable beds
daniel was an excellent host
nice comfortable private residence underneath the host family
hosts were very friendly and responsive
hosts were quick to respond and very helpful
great hosts who communicated well
great location and family friendly house
and it's in a great bush location but very central
lovely location everything you could want is a close drive and lots of nice walks
daniel and christine's place is fantastic and really cute
nice place to stay if you are on a budget close to city
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5. Luxurious and comfortable double suite (from USD 60)

Find yourself in this cozy double suite in Auckland that is wonderfully furnished and suitable for a couple. The accommodation provides its visitors with maximum privacy and guarantees a quiet atmosphere within the confines of its walls. It has a bedroom with a queen-size bed and room-darkening shades, a fully equipped kitchen, and a private entrance. The availability of complimentary on-site parking can be an added advantage for guests arriving in their own vehicles.

Despite being located in a quiet neighborhood, the property is very near to essential commercial establishments. A discount of 10% is offered upon bookings made for 7 days or more.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
2.36 km (1.5 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
107 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room has the air condition so it is warm and have the good sleep in the room
everything was clean and pretty
very clean and nice accommodation
super clean and tidy place
great spot immaculately clean and cozy
nice clean and quiet
kelly was so helpful
great host highly recommended
kun is an excellent host
lovely host and very easy to communicate with
host has attention to details and happy to stay again
very close proximity to the city too so a great location
comfy well located and tidy
the location also good for staying as well
great little room for the price and location
the location is also quiet perfect for a night in
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6. Bright and cozy apartment with a garden (from USD 69)

Being located in the stylish, hip neighborhood of Titirangi, this apartment lets you enjoy the tranquility and breathtaking scenery of west Auckland. The serene, lush backdrop of the garden and the presence of outdoor furniture are perfect for a summertime barbecue.

Try booking this rental one week in advance to get the best discounts available. The airy bedroom boasts a comfortable king-size bed and a double sofa bed can be found in the living room. Visitors can opt to add an extra bed for $20. If required, you can also rent a car for $35 to travel to Auckland Airport, which is 25 to 30 minutes away.

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Auckland, New Zealand
16.03 km (10.0 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
375 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i worked during our visit and the wifi was great
the place has all the amenities one would need for a comfortable stay
very comfortable nice furnishings and lots of extra touches to make the stay enjoyable
recommend the hardware cafe for breakfast and a coffee
we had so much fun cooking in the kitchen and playing cards at night
super clean and new
extremely clean modern and quiet
wayne&jihee’s place is well equipped clean and comfortable
the apartment was spotless and beautifully decorated
it's very clean and it has all that you need
excellent hosts and a stylish setting
wayne and jihee were wonderful hosts
they were fantastic generous hosts and went out of their way to make me feel welcome
wayne and jihee were amazing hosts
wayne was an outstanding host
lovely location about half an hour from airport but close to great restaurants
fantastic location if you don’t want to be in the city but still close to everything
it is also very easy to drive further into auckland central and the airport
peaceful location quiet and perfectly situated for our day in auckland
location good for exploring beaches
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7. Modern accommodation with a backyard (from USD 103)

Stay at this modern unit in the serene locality of Albany on Rosedale road. It can accommodate up to five guests and each of the two bedrooms have a queen-size bed and a closet. For entertainment, there is a TV with a Netflix subscription in one of the bedrooms while an iMac can be found in the other one. The latter also comes with a sofa cum bed to accommodate an extra member, if required.

Guests can also take in some fresh air in the backyard or relax on the deck after a long day. Rent this property for more than seven days to receive great weekly discounts.

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Auckland, New Zealand
10.49 km (6.6 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
197 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
awesome place really it has everything it’s modern spacious fast wifi and netflix
was super hot but not to worry there are two really good fans available
the house was very clean and spacious
clean and modern and owners communication and instructions were great
great place clean and tidy
a great place to stay - very clean and tidy
really nice accommodation clean and comfortable easy to find
alex is a wonderful and very kind host
great stay and helpful owner who always responsive when needed
alex is a great and accomodating host and has an excellent communication
overall it was amazing communication with the host was easy as well
owner is so kind place was clean and kitchen was fully equipped
excellent location and great accom recommend
great location as the venues we attended to were close by so that was a bonus
great accommodation handy location and great value for money
a great location close to the mall and key places in albany
great location and communication
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8. Sun-kissed studio loft with parkside view (from USD 75)

Take full advantage of the ample sunshine and avian populace while visiting Auckland, stay in this self-contained studio in Ponsonby. It is perfect for a couple and the comfortable queen-size bed makes sure there are no sleepless nights. Making breakfast isn’t a big deal either, thanks to the adequate amount of cutlery, crockery, a refrigerator, and a microwave.

A Weber barbeque along with a table and chairs are also available in the outdoor area for preparing a hearty meal! With a Smart TV, unlimited WiFi, and on-request laundry facilities, the studio is perfect for short holidays. Weekly discounts are provided to guests who wish to stay for seven days or more.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
2.77 km (1.8 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
363 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
were of finest quality - great bed and wonderful view of the world when we awoke each morning
the cottage is all together very stylish and comfortable
it’s very cozy and neat with amazing views
adorable studio with windows that open wide lovely breakfast and vintage design touches
she left no detail unchecked an incredibly comfy bed gorgeous views and even a lovely first breakfast
very clean and peaceful
very clean eclectic and modern at the same time
the space is perfectly clean and private
extremely clean very comfortable and quiet comfy bed and great breakfast
private clean and colleen is available to help as needed
they were very attentive and responsive
colleen was a great host
colleen is an absolutely wonderful accommodating host
colleen and stephen are truly the most kind hosts
not only are they great hosts but great people as well
a fabulous location-- central but peaceful and comfortable
location very walkable to ponsonby rd a huge line of restaurants and cute shops
lots of stuff in walking distance with a great park walk to the bay
colleen's place is beautifully situated peaceful but close enough to the cool areas
great location too close to ponsonby and easy walking to get to great dinners
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9. Beautiful guest suite near local attractions (from USD 72)

This beautifully restored guest suite is located in a calm yet welcoming neighborhood. However, it is pretty close to the local beaches, bars, cafes, and city attractions including the Meadowbank Shopping Mall. Spend your night on a comfy queen-size bed with high-quality linens. And start your day with a fine cup of tea or freshly brewed coffee from the Nespresso coffee maker. If you want to cook, the kitchen is properly stocked with a cooktop, microwave, and a full-sized refrigerator.

The accommodation is separate from the main house and has a private entrance exclusively for its occupants. A minimum stay of two nights is a must and weekly discounts are available.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
9.08 km (5.7 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
164 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fully equipped kitchen and lots of thoughtful touches
a truly fantastic self contained setup good wifi and very good kitchen facilities
the bed & bedding are super comfy
very comfortable space to stay in
great to have a full kitchen & washing machine
very clean and tidy studio
very clean and spacious for us
very clean and you have your own space
was spotless and the bed is very comfortable
it was clean quiet and had good facilities
sarah is just a lovely host and really helpful
sarah and lloyd were wonderful gracious hosts
the host sarah was very sweet and made us feel very welcome in her home
she was very friendly and helpful
also we liked the welcoming note left by the host :)
very peaceful and quiet location
very good location with plenty of street parking
quiet fully equipped and well located to where we needed to be
we will be back again as it’s a wonderful location - close to our whānau
easy access by bus or uber to the cbd and other popular areas
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10. Cozy bed and breakfast rental with shared pool (from USD 89)

Dive into the crystal-clear, fenced-in pool of this top-notch bed and breakfast rental. The backyard of this property also boasts a deck and a private garden setting. The modest kitchenette comes with delicious breakfast supplies along with a toaster, microwave, refrigerator, rice cooker, and electric fry pan. Weekly discounts are available and can reduce the booking cost by 10%.

Attractions such as Museum of Transport and Technology and Western Springs Lakeside Park are within walking distance from the property. It is also close to the beautiful Point Chevalier Beach which offers swimming and water sports.

Stayed at this property?
Auckland, New Zealand
4.64 km (2.9 mi) from Auckland Harbour Bridge
146 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i personally had a few problems with the wifi being intermittent but joanna is on hand to help
lovely outlook to the pool lots of natural light and spaces to enjoy the quiet courtyard
perfect for what we were needing and extra lovely to have the swimming pool
great location comfortable rooms and we made plenty of use of the deck and pool
so nice to have breakfast there for you too
clean and in great condition
the accomodation was very clean and perfect for a visit to auckland
the place is very nice clean cosy and comfortable
i would recommand to anyone who wants tranquility and to use a clean pool
host was lovely
she was very accommodating and welcoming
the host is an amazing person
joanna was a great host
joanna was a lovely host and went above and beyond to accommodate our needs
perfect location in a quiet neighborhood right next to the zoo
great location quiet and private
great quiet place in a good location
so close to parks and beaches and an easy trip to town
great space in a great location convenient to bike rental and the great bike path network of auckland
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Enjoy every moment of your stay in Auckland!

Discover sights and seek outdoor adventures in the vibrant and diverse region of Auckland. You will fall in love with everything this multicultural, global city has to offer! Especially, the comfortable accommodations that offer a home-away-from-home experience without burning a hole in your pockets. So don’t wait any longer and book one of the best short-term rentals in Auckland, New Zealand for a great holiday experience.

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