Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Otaki, New Zealand

airbnb Otaki, New Zealand
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Located halfway between Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand and Palmerston North, Otaki is a town in the Kapiti coastal district. The town is close to the Otaki river banks and its outflow into Tasman sea. The popular Otaki sandy beach is safe for swimming and a great fishing destination. if you would like to take recreational walks or go cycling along the river, this is the most recommended place to be. The Tararua forest is a perfect destination for recreational activities like short walks, swimming the southern crossing ending at Kaitoke northwest of wellington. Missionaries have visited area and opened the first mission in wellington region at Otaki that was completed in 1851 which was burnt down in 1995 and rebuilt again in 2003. Tikanga Maori hosts annual Maoriland film and Otaki Kite festivals. Currently there is construction of an expressway underway that will cut down travelling time to wellington. Come and book yourself one of the top 12 Airbnb vacation rentals in Otaki, New Zealand.

1. Sub-tropical garden nest (from USD 82)

Enjoy your vacation wile nesting in this beautiful sub-tropical garden nest. It can comfortably accommodate two guests. This rental is only 10 minutes drive to restaurants shops and a heated swimming pool. You can enjoy your evening at the deck while enjoying nature view in the sub-tropical garden. The rental is magnificently furnished and has amazing Indonesian art work. For your entertainment, a TV set and Internet access are available to keep you bust. The kitchenette is well equipped with the necessary basic utensils for those who prefer home cooked meals.

Sundari Retreat
Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand
179 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we've had a lot of outdoor baths in our time but this one was the most comfortable
just a wonderful room to be by yourself
dale's place is very comfortable and the outside bath was a treat
the unit was comfortable and had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend away
dale made sure that the cottage contains everything (and more) you could possibly need to feel comfortable
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
super clean and quiet
very comfortable bed and was very clean and tidy
very clean and awesome location
very clean just a lovely place to stay
Host:
lovely place lovely host
dale is a wonderful host
cozy retreat with welcoming host
dale was an excellent relaxed host and provided everything we need
dale is a super host for sure
Location:
amazing little place close to town
great place relaxing and good location
great location gorgeous little cottage
very nicely appointed tidy and well located
quiet and private location with a lovely garden outlook
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2. Morderly designed old cow shed (from USD 96)

Come and enjoy your vacation in this modernly converted and designed cow shed rental. This rental can accommodate four guests easily. The bedroom has a total of three beds, one queen-size bed and two single beds. The open plan kitchen has all the basic utensils you will need for making meals. The open plan sitting is modernly furnished with an amazing leather seat and a TV set and Internet connection is available to keep you entertained during your stay. The bathroom is well cleaned and stocked with the basic necessities.

The Old Cow Shed
Te Horo, Wellington, New Zealand
82 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 4 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast goodies were a nice treat
there are heaters in the lounge and the bedroom and very comfortable beds
the supplied breakfast of free range bacon and eggs was a big bonus
thanks stacey for your welcome and breakfast supplies
amazing breakfast and awesome to see the cows and enjoy some fresh air
Cleanliness:
clean had everything we wanted
its clean spacious and well equipped
the accommodation is clean tidy and spacious
inside it is clean
the beds were comfortable and the place was spotless
Host:
the host is friendly
stacey is a great host
the host is very welcoming
friendly cows to :)
stacey is a great host and communicated clearly
Location:
location is perfect for otaki shopping and a forest or a beach walk
a nice place in the countryside
a perfect place to experience real farm life
the location is also great if traveling from wellington for a night out of town
it was lovely to be able to walk on the farm and see the animals up close
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3. Two bedroom beach house (from USD 85)

Take a vacation in this breathtaking two-bedroom beach house. The beach is barely meters away from the hose perfect for those random early morning or late evening swim. This family friendly comes fully equipped with children books, toys and a crib for those traveling as a family. You can enjoy the sunset from the deck while having a glass of wine or beer and having an evening barbecue. The kitchenette is fully equipped with all the essential cooking utensils. The sitting area is well furnished with amazing seats and a TV set is available to keep you entertained.

The Otaki Beach House
Otaki Beach, New Zealand
100 reviews Superhost
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view from the room upstairs
we loved our cozy stay playing board games and totally relaxing
beautiful quality bed linen and superb beds
Cleanliness:
the bach is clean and tidy
the bach is very clean and well presented with lots of little personal touches for guests
great location very clean and tidy house
a cosy and beautiful little beach cottage with amazing location very clean and comfortable
Host:
great host wonderful accommodation
greg was an absolutely wonderful host and very easy to communicate with
greg is friendly and helpful
really nice cottage and very helpful host much appreciated
Location:
amazing house and perfect location
fantastic location and very special accomodation
great location such a lovely stay
greg's place was really cute and beachy
the location is close to the beach river and estuary and there’s a nice walk close by
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4. Charming two bedroom cottage. (from USD 143)

Come and enjoy what Otaki can offer while staying in this stunning two-bedroom rental. This rental can accommodate up to four guests comfortably. Its proximity to the beach only a two minutes’ walk away. The living room is elegantly furnished and a TV set and Internet connection is available for your entertainment or remote work. This cottage can easily accommodate three guests comfortably with the bedrooms that have one double bed and another room has a single bed. The kitchen has basic cooking utensils for those that love making home cooked meals.

Charming bach cottage
71 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities are great bikes for two close walk to the beach and wifi is great too
-no free to air tv however this is clearly explained and is made aware to you
we really enjoyed the well equipped kitchen there is even a pod coffee machine
great amenities especially the smart tv with multiple tv watching apps(great for kids haha)
Cleanliness:
very clean and great communication from host
great place clean and had everything we needed
very cute and very clean cottage
very clean and tidy with easy access to the beach
we loved the back; simple clean but still stylish and it has everything you need
Host:
you were also so very responsive and communicative it really gave us confidence before we even arrived
easy check in and check out and very helpful host
excellent and quick communication from the host viv
great communication with the hosts too
vivienne was very helpful when we needed to find something responding within 5 minutes of my text
Location:
real character and great location
a great little place very near the beach
quiet cosy and peaceful close to beach
positives:-great location for what we needed and wanted
very comfortable everything you need for a relaxing stay and the location is perfect
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5. Affordable one-bedroom near local Otaki Beach (from USD 22)

affordable one-bedroom near local otaki beach
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If you’re those travelers who aim to just surf and enjoy the ocean waves in New Zealand, booking a homestay with a Kiwi local to be near the famous Otaki Beach. This clean and cozy bedroom has a double bed available for up to two guests, along with basic amenities like a dryer and washer for those who wish to do laundry, heating and hot water in the bathroom. Note that the bathroom is to be shared and has basic toiletries provided for guests. There’s also a TV in the common living space guests can use, as well as access to Wifi and free parking outside the property. Travelers who would rather make their meals than spend most of their time eating outdoors can also use the house’s kitchen complete with electric appliances and cookware.

Chill room
81 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice chill spot comfy bed and room richie is a nice guy
Cleanliness:
lovely warm house spacious room higly clean house
you can expect a good kiwi welcome clean house and a comfortable bed and great value
richie is a lovely host and his place is clean and tidy
Host:
richie is a lovely host
richie was a great host
for sure the best host we stayed with
richies' place was just what we wanted and richie is a great host
richie is a cool friendly and very good host
Location:
great location close to the beach quite and comfortable
a perfect place to stop on the way to wellington
i recommend a lot this place
a great place to stay overnight
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6. Secluded guest house for solo travelers near the beach (from USD 35)

Solo travelers, this listing is for you! Save a couple of bucks on accommodations and stay in a stylish and minimalist-inspired flat in a quiet and secluded neighborhood. This homestay is best for those who wish to escape from the city and still have all the conveniences at their disposal. Guests will be sleeping on a cozy single bed with access to a fully functioning toilet, shower, and sink. Basic toiletries and shower essentials will be provided, as well as access to the dryer and washer for light packers staying just a couple o days in the area.

Romantic Guesthouse in Rural Otaki
Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand
112 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect for one person who is not interested in tv and likes a little quiet time
super sweet people comfortable and restful stay
Cleanliness:
clean tidy and warm
quiet and clean perfect for one person
good clean and affordable place to stay for one person
the cottage where you stay is private clean and comfortable
lovely and clean and comfortable bed
Host:
friendly genuine and kind hosts
heide and her husband are great host and realy lovely people
lovely quiet tiny home with hospitable hosts and fabulous rustic charm
they are nice hosts and would recommend staying there again in my travels
heidi and tim are great hosts and were very welcoming
Location:
heidi's accommodation is in a very quiet peaceful location just a short drive to otaki township
cute wee place to lay your head
cute and quiet place perfect for a night or two
such a lovely place to stay
beautiful little place had a wonderful stay and loved been able to listen to the birds
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7. Cozy nest in garden

Connect with nature in this cozy yurt in a back garden surrounded by trees. This amazing nest has a comfortable double bed well made with feather duvets keeping you warm all night. Breakfast and meals are provided on request and a clean half bath is available for the guest. The beach and the local village is only a walking distance away from this nest making it easy for the guest to take walks and explore that Otaki can offer. A kitchen space and basic utensils is also available for the guests to prepare their own home-cooked meals.

Cosy Yurt connect with nature.
Otaki Beach, Wellington, New Zealand
22 reviews
Private room in yurt 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cosy bed would definitely stay again :)
Host:
really nice host the yurt is lovely
expect lovely hosts and a beautiful cozy yurt with everything that you need to get comfortable
berylla is very accommodating and friendly and we enjoyed learning of the history of the yurt
berylla is very friendly and easy going
we enjoyed our stay very much feeling welcome and nurtured by the homely space and lovely hosts
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8. Olive grove rental

Enjoy the country side and the city in this one of a kind two-bedroom rental. This home can accommodate a maximum of four guests comfortably. This lovely rental is only a five minutes’ drive to the shops and restaurants and if you would like to take nature walks while exploring nature, Tararua ranges is just at the corner. The bathroom with hot water running is nicely cleaned with all the essentials provided. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the basic necessities for the guest to make their own meals.

Greenolive, a modern little home away from home.
3 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds

9. Restored vintage caravan

If you a free spirit traveler and would love to go down memory lane or would like to try new things, then this is the place for you. This vintage caravan was restored and modernly designed to perfection. It is a beautiful garden backyard that has a barbecue grill. It can easily and comfortably accommodate two guests, basic cooking utensils are available in the small kitchenette. Its proximity to the beach only meters away makes this an ideal place to stay while enjoying your new experience making you feel like you have traveled back in time back to the good old days.

Vintage Caravan
28 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

10. One-bedroom beach rental

Stay in this lovely one-bedroom rental by the beach. Just a stone throw away from the beach, this one-bedroom rental has a beautiful upper-storey deck perfect place to chill and relax as you watch the sun set. The bed room is well cleaned and the double bed is nicely make giving off that welcoming feel. The kitchen is well equipped with basic necessities and breakfast is provided in the morning. The living area is beautifully furnished with comfy seats and a TV set and Internet connections is readily available to keep you entertained.

Beach retreat with breakfast
16 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

11. Cozy studio rental

If you are travelling and need a place to rest, this is the place to be. This beautifully designed rental has its own sliding door that opens up into an amazing private deck. Breakfast is provided on request at a reasonable extra cost. This studio apartment as a well and nicely made double bed with electric blankets making sure you are warm and comfortable during your stay. The bathroom is clean and stocked with the basic necessities and a heated towel rail is installed keeping your towel warm for you after a good bath.

Cosy Studio
Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand
18 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was incredibly comfortable and i slept really well
such a warm welcome and the room was beautiful
Cleanliness:
comfortable clean and warm
great place to stay clean comfortable and great location
the room was perfectly clean lovely bathroom and shower comfortable bed nice little tea and coffee set up
Host:
excellent hosts and wonderful accommodations
very friendly and accommodating hosts
warm friendly and caring hosts
very courteous welcoming and friendly with some local knowledge to assist
cj and grant were so friendly i felt as if i had known them for ages
Location:
i highly recommend this location
it's a great location to stay if you're going to the maoriland film festival
comfy bed warm room awesome shower close to town
perfect location for us as we went to a wedding at penray gardens less than 5 min drive away
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12. Haven in Greenwoods

Enjoy a slice of nature in this two-bedroom rental in the woods. Just a 10-minute drive to the beach and two to the shops, this is the perfect location for get away vacations with family or friends. The rental can comfortably accommodate a maximum of four guests. The house was built in the center of an olive grove in a large garden. The garden has rows of grape vines and olives giving off spectacular garden views. If you would like some outdoor activities, you can take lovely walks nearby of visit the gold fish pond. A communal tennis court is available perfect for exercise and learning.

2 bedroom house in peaceful olive grove.
Otaki, Wellington, New Zealand
17 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
warm and clean and beautiful garden
everything was as described and very clean
clean spacious quiet: i hope we can go back
Host:
heather is a lovely host with super quick turnaround
great place and hosts with loads of welcoming useful touches
Location:
this is an amazing house perfect location and amazing house
super close to town but you feel like you are in the country
quiet and secluded but with all modern conveniences to get the most out of your stay beautiful place
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Slice of paradise in Otaki, New Zealand

Full of nature, clearly Otaki was handcrafted by mother nature.These are hands down one of the places to come and reconnect with nature.

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