Are you ready for the wilderness? New Zealand has a richly deserved reputation for its stunning scenery. And Invercargill, the country’s most southern city, is ideally placed for those who wish to get up close to nature. The spectacular scenery of the Fiordland National Park lies to the west, tempting fans of the great outdoors with its beautiful inlets, striking islands and serene isolation. Naturally, the city is also within easy reach of a host of hiking routes and trails, but it is also popular for its sports facilities, stadium, and racecourse. And fans of man-made beauty need not feel left out either. Its museums will appeal to culture vultures, while Bill Richardson Transport World is bound to cast its spell on petrolheads who adore a dash of chrome and asphalt. Whatever your travel plans, these top Airbnb vacation rentals are sure to prove popular. Read on to find out more!
A great option for a couple or small family, this one-bedroom house can sleep up to three guests. It has won fulsome praise from previous guests. It scored top marks across the board, earning itself such plaudits as “fabulous,” “superb,” and “amazing” from impressed visitors. The property itself boasts of a pleasant decor, includes a full kitchen, satellite TV, and even a private patio. What’s more, it is within easy walking distance of the local park and shops, so there’ll be plenty to do when you venture out.
Top guest reviewsawesome breakfast provided coffee machine available tooall the furnishings are lovely and comfortablethe cottage was extremely clean and comfortable and the amenities provided were so handythe bed was very comfortable and the lounge/courtyard were also very good for relaxingthe electric blankets on the bed kept us nice and warmbrilliantly clean comfortable and convenientclean stylish and comfortable accommodationthe apartment is clean and luminousspotless sophisticated and very comfortablea beautiful place that is stylish clean and uncluttered
Host:jenny was an amazing hostjenny knows how to host with excellencejenny is definitely a super hostjenny is a superb host: helpful generous and consideratejenny is very friendly and quick to respond to any questionsRead more reviewsgrocery stores and delicious fish shop just walking distance from the propertygreat location and very quietthe location was perfect and close to everything you would needalso a great locationgreat place with everything you need close to town
This private room is one of the most affordable properties on this list, thanks to its use of airbeds. The room can sleep up to two guests. It should appeal to sports or music fans on a budget as it is just 20 minutes away from the ILT Stadium Southland. Breakfast is provided. Home comforts include a TV, WiFi, and access to the host’s kitchen. What’s more, there’s free on-site parking, so those who plan on using their own transport to get around will have no problem getting to and from the site. Former guests were very impressed by the rental’s value for money and the warm welcome from the host.
Cosy home 20 min from Stadium SouthlandInvercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewscomfortable room with good heaterthe room is large and the (air) bed is very comfortableour room was quiet spacious and the air bed was comfortablethe air mattress was surprisingly comfortable and overall it was an awesome staythe room is nice and comfortable the bed has electric blankets and heatercleanliness can be improvethe room is clean and warmspacious and clean room for a reasonable priceour room was amazing - spotless clean very bright and so cozythe room was spacious clean and comfortable
Host:lovely host and cosy homeso kind and nice hostlovely place and lovely hostlovely room with lovely hostshe is such a good hostRead more reviewsthe location is great tooit is close to public transport shops and attractionslocation is great for going to bluff or invercargillfriendly host the location is good and its very near to new world supermarketunns place is ideally located for visiting invercargill and southland
Families may wish to consider this very affordable two-bedroom guest suite, which can sleep up to four people. Aside from its low-low price, this rental has received very warm write-ups from previous guests who gave it top marks across the board, praising its private vibe, its location just a few minutes from the city center by car, and position within easy reach of a supermarket and takeaways. The property itself comes with a balcony and kitchenette facilities–should you prefer to dine-in rather than fork out for takeaway food. You’ll also be able to come and go as you please, thanks to the private entrance. Amenities also include a TV and WiFi.
Independent warm sunny spaceInvercargill, Southland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand the heater is very good - great in the winterentire place is clean and provide heater electric blanket thosei was late arriving and was nice to arrive to the heater on and a warm cosy roomcomfortable beds and warm roomboth rooms were well presented lovely and sunny and had everything we needed in the mini kitchenclean and so well organizedclean warm comfortable great for our little dognice proberty with very clean roomseverything was spotlessly clean and facilities were greatit was clean comfortable and tranquil
Host:shirley is a great hosthost was great toshirley is a beautiful hostshirley was a great host and made us feel welcomeexcellent accommodations and delightful hostRead more reviewsgreat location as welllovely place located near a central road in invercargillgreat location place was really warmthe space is very cozy located in a quiet & safe area and is relatively close to food optionsshirley provides a warm and cosy place to chill out but close enough for easy access to downtown attractions
Just minutes away from shops, restaurants, and the local swimming pool, this private room is a good choice for a solo traveler or couple who hope to be well-placed during their stay and at a reasonable price. It is also within easy reach of the South Institute of Technology. It comes with WiFi (between 8 am and 10 pm) and a laptop-friendly workspace should your trip be for study rather than for pleasure. Past guests were so pleased with their stay that some have revisited on multiple occasions. The rental also scored top marks for location and value for money.
Central Location 中心位置Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewswifi worked great thank you :)the room is quite good but there was a strong odourthe bedroom was large with a very comfortable bed and the house easy to findwould recommend everyone to stay by them if there is still a room leftthe room i had was very spacious and the bed very comfortableeverything was very clean and perfect for a short staythe bed was clean and comfortablethe room was clean and spaciousthe room is tidy and clean as welllovely clean cotton sheets on a comfortable bed
Host:good host with baby and arranged our request smoothlythe hosts are kind and helpfulhost is very friendly and the moment i entered i felt great hospitalitythe hosts were very nice and helpfula very kind host-familyRead more reviewsthe location is super central and really close to supermarkets gas stations burgerkinggreat location near countdown and caltexthis is located in a very convenient location for almost everything but really quiet and comfortablegreat central location opposite to queens park which is a must to walk aroundvery accomodating family at a great location
Located within a beautiful house, this private room is one of three available within the property–raising the possibility of booking multiple rooms should you plan on traveling as part of a group of up to six people (availability allowing and by arrangement). Breakfasts are available. Guests can also make use of the kitchen facilities. However, the presence of tantalizing restaurants just five minutes away on foot is sure to prove too tempting for culinary fans. Other amenities include a TV, WiFi, laundry access, and free on-site parking. Fans of the outdoors will also find much to enjoy–the property is just 10 minutes from Queen’s Park Gardens on foot, and guests can also make use of the host’s two mountain bikes and a further couple of road bikes, should they wish.
Heathcote - Breakfast IncludedInvercargill, Southland, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbathroom and kitchen facilities were fantastic including an amazing array of breakfast optionsbed bathroom breakfast all exceeded my expectations and represent excellent value for moneyit has all you need: a super equipped kitchen a breathtaking bathroom and a heated roomhaving our own lounge and heaps of space was great the beds were ultra comfy and super warmthe wonderful house offered plenty of space and i had a bathroom to myselfclean warm and comfortableclean and well equipped bathroomeverything was spotlessly cleannicola's place was beautiful and very cleannicola’s place is amazing sparkling clean spacious room and bathroom
Host:friendly and helpful hostslovely home and fantastic hostsfriendly helpful hostnicola & john were lovely hostsshe was very helpful and attentive and sweetRead more reviewscentral location but quite as wellin a very good locationvery conveniently located in a gorgeous streetgreat location near the city centerbeautiful house in a central location
Another property which scored highly among former guests, this two-bedroom property is ideal for a family and can actually accommodate up to eight people if needed. It is also located within easy reach of Invercargill’s popular sports facilities, including the stadium and racecourse. The stylish property also comes with a range of amenities to make your stay a true home-away-from-home experience. It also includes a full kitchen, two bathrooms, and a conservatory with a tranquil green garden where you can unwind. There’s also outdoor table space for those who wish to relax with good company in the open air. Previous guests were suitably impressed, giving it top marks across the board.
Top guest reviewsa few spaces to mingle around - huge living room backyard and open air bbq areait has a lovely courtyard in the front and a cozy sunroom out backa wonderful spacious clean home with a comfortable beds quiet neighbourhood with lovely views and a lovely gardenbathroom laundry and kitchen are well equipped with ample supplies we even got shampoo and conditioner highly recommendedamazing place stylish space modern kitchenits clean and modernclean spacious and lighta lovely spacious clean homegreat super clean and classy placeit was clean and tidy
Host:great service from hoststhe hosts were fantastic to deal withan amazing space with a great hostgreat value for money friendly host - highly recommendedthe host has added many nice touches for guest such toiletriesRead more reviewsa true trifecta locationcentral and easy to get tolocation is good only a few minutes from the supermarketsuper comfy spacious and great locationhouse is in a good location and it's very big and modern
Solo travelers or couples looking for a charming private double-room at a low price will be impressed with this property. Not only is it situated within the peaceful Invercargill neighborhood of Hargest, it is also only 10 minutes by car from all other parts of this small city–including Stadium Southland and other local attractions and shops. It is also conveniently situated near a riverside walk that will appeal to walkers and cyclists alike. Amenities include air conditioning, cable TV, kitchen access and WiFi access. There’s also free on-site parking, which will come in useful for reaching the rest of the city and exploring the wider area.
Bright & Breezy Haven in HargestInvercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewswe had a very comfortable stay over at her housea lovely comfortable and new room to relax inthe room was beautiful and well equippedthe house was very clean and moderncosy and clean comes with a lovely dog would definitely recommendfantastic place to stay very clean and comfyoverall clean well maintained propertyfantastic place to stay clean nicely decorated and comfy
Host:everyone i met in invercargill and the wider area were attentive knowledgeable and helpful toomason green is a wonderfully loving and hospitable hostnice room with everything you could need good value for money and quick responses from hostgemma is always so helpful when never we txt her she reply straight awaynice clean room with everything you need good value for money and quick helpful responses from hostRead more reviewsa morden room with good locationgreat quiet place to stay and very close to invercargill citynot walking distance from town but good if you have a little car to get about inenough space a really comfortable bed and very good locationgemma s place is easy to find tucked away in a nice and quiet area
Great for a large family or group of friends, this spacious three-bedroom house in Invercargill can sleep up to seven guests. It also comes with a wide array of amenities to make you feel right at home. They include the ultra high-definition Smart TV, the well-equipped kitchen, or the games console for a little family multiplayer fun. Other home comforts include the WiFi access–should you wish to look up local attractions on the net during your stay–and laundry facilities. The house enjoys glowing reviews from previous visitors, who gave it full marks for cleanliness and its position just five minutes from the racecourse on foot and 100 meters (300 feet) from a supermarket and takeaway.
Ascot holiday homeInvercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Top guest reviewswarm modern and cosy and good wifithere is a nice tv and ps system for guestsalso live the living room big curved screen tv and comfortable sofa gave us a good entertainment timegreat wifi network comfortable beds and loads of towels etcboth said it was extremely tidy and a comfortable place to sayclean and well stockedsparkly clean with everything we neededit was super clean and very comfortablethe place was very clean and comfortableclean organized and well-stocked place
Host:larissa was an amazing host and made us feel so comfortablelarissa is most definitely a super hostthank you for hosting us larissa cheersand the host is very kind & friendlylarissa is a very nice host warmed the room up before we cameRead more reviewsis located pretty close bygreat place and locationthis house is in a great locationthe location is also very near the city centre with quaint and beautiful neighborhoodspacious house in safe suburban neighbourhood
This private room is another vacation rental that is likely to appeal to couples or solo adventurers. It is well-placed for roads into the city and comes with a glowing reputation. Despite just being a private bedroom, it comes with a range of amenities–from WiFi and TV to laundry and kitchen access. There’s also free on-site parking. Previous visitors were mightily impressed, praising the cleanliness, value for money, and location of this rental. It’s also located in a peaceful neighborhood, close to parkland and popular walks.
Comfortable sunny home
Not only does this private room come with a fantastic reputation among former guests, it also boasts of a very affordable price, meaning solo travelers or couples looking for a base that protects the wallet without scrimping on the accommodation will be very happy. Well placed for local eateries, cultural hotspots and parks, it also comes with a range of amenities. These include a TV, WiFi internet, and breakfast. Those who enjoy conjuring up their own culinary treats will also get access to the host’s kitchen. However, with so many restaurants close by, you’ll likely be giving them a whirl instead.
Morton VillaInvercargill, Southland, New Zealand
The South Island is waiting
Invercargill is the perfect hub from which to launch your South Island adventure. And, as this list shows, there are plenty of tip-top accommodation options from which to choose from when making your holiday plans.
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