Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Parnell, Auckland - Updated 2021

airbnb Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand
Alyssandra Raiza
Alyssandra Raiza 
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Parnell is one of the oldest suburbs in Auckland, the largest urban area in New Zealand. There are plenty of attractions around this beautiful historical and arts district. The War Museum, the Cathedral, and the Auckland Museum are among them. Near the downtown area, you can also find the Spark Arena, a major sports venue in the city. Buses ply Parnell Road regularly, giving you an easy access to the downtown area. Planning a trip here? Be sure to check out these Airbnbs in Parnell, Auckland, that we’ve selected for you, and find your ideal stay for your next vacation here!

1. Beautiful cottage in the suburbs (from USD 60)

Looking for a great place to relax? This Parnell vacation rental is situated in a quiet but upscale suburban house. The room can accommodate two guests and is finished in a bright white color. The shared living area is a great place to unwind after a long trip around town, and the terrace is a great extension to that. A complimentary breakfast is also included in the stay, and you can also use the microwave to heat or prepare simple meals. Other amenities include free WiFi access, a fireplace, workstation, and parking. The cottage’s location is also quite convenient, as there are many shops in the neighborhood. The bus stop is also less than five minutes away on foot.

Room in Parnell Cottage Near Central Business District
Auckland, New Zealand
256 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was cozy with great views of the city
lots of extras like toiletries hair dryer breakfast cereals fruit and toast are included
the room and home looks exactly like the photos — very beautiful and charming
the room and bedding were perfect
great place with the comfiest bed
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable and relaxing
very clean & quiet & the house is stunning
house is clean and very comfy
it is sparkling clean and well stocked
her house is very clean and confortable
Host:
open generous caring host
she was very thoughtful and kind
she is definitely one of the nicest hosts out there
she is a fantastic and thoughtful host
susan is a wonderful host and her home was beautiful
Location:
nice location and a very nice house
susan's place offers an excellent location
quiet street near buzzing parnell and easy walk to the city
the house's location is also very satisfied
a very nice cozy room conveniently located close to the city
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2. Cozy upstairs room in Parnell central (from USD 46)

Do you want to stay in the second accommodation on this list but are traveling alone? Don’t worry, there is a solo room in the same house that would be great for you! This cozy upstairs room is finished in a similar white color. Although the solo room does not come with its own private bath, you may use the bathroom on the first floor, which is shared with the host and kept immaculately clean. You can also relax in the same living area and terrace. A complimentary breakfast is also served every morning. The host will be ready to help you with anything you may need during your stay.

Cosy upstairs room Parnell central close to CBD
Auckland, New Zealand
210 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi and basic breakfast provided
i enjoyed having breakfast on the deck as it looks over a natural area
the little room is perfect with lots of light
the rooms are comfortable and offer a nice view
soap and shampoo for showers with beautiful and modern bathrooms
Cleanliness:
the room is clean and cozy
the house is spotless clean and it was absolutely beautiful
really comfortable bed and a very clean house
absolutely beautiful home; clean tidy and great location
the place was clean and the bed was comfy
Host:
fantastic host polite and lovely
lovely home and a wonderful host
she was hospitable and kind
lovely host who was very friendly and approachable
susan is a wonderful host with a very lovely home
Location:
the location is perfect
the location is just right in the central and you can easily get a bus around
nice place and great location
great location able to walk into the city and to nearby newmarket
susan's place is beautiful and well located in the fancy parnell neighborhood
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3. Private room in a charming townhouse (from USD 49)

This bright and welcoming accommodation in Parnell is a great option if you are looking for a countryside home with all the comforts that are typical of city living. Up to two guests can be accommodated in its bedroom, which also comes with a wardrobe. The shared bathroom is kept immaculately clean and stocked with bath essentials and extra towels. You can enjoy some Netflix while lounging on the large couch in the living area or chill by the outdoor deck. which will give you plenty of fresh air and room to stretch. The house is also just a short walk from the bus stop and the train station, so getting to Auckland from the house should be very easy for you.

Parnell Terrace
Auckland, New Zealand
18 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the location is great and the room is spacious and clean with beautiful views over the reserve
Cleanliness:
the room is extremely clean and tidy
Host:
adam was very helpful and gave us some precious advice
he's friendly and generous with his time/advice/recommendations
he's been a great host and was really helpful with tips about auckland
adam is the best host ever we had an amazing time with him and diego
the hosts are very friendly and willing to offer help if you are in need
Location:
location is really nice
thouroghly enjoyed having a private pad close to my son when visiting auckland
i came to auckland not knowing a soul to leaving with two very close friends
nice house nice neighbourhood it’s very quiet
adam's place was wonderful to stay great location very good value and he was so helpful and friendly
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4. Private room for solo traveler (from USD 72)

If you are traveling to Parnell solo and want to pamper yourself a bit during your trip, this private room would be a great choice for you! The room comes with a spacious solo bed and is finished with high-quality textiles. There is also an en-suite bathroom to ensure your privacy during your stay. There are large couches in the living area to help you wind down as well as a balcony where you can enjoy fresh air. The host also offers to prepare some meals. The room also boasts of a convenient location—there are plenty of shops just a two-minute walk away while downtown Auckland is just 15 minutes away.

Parnell - Large Sunny Room, Adjacent Bathroom
Auckland, New Zealand
20 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
feel comfortable to stay with them
Cleanliness:
house is clean and nicely arrange
everything is fresh bright and decorated everyday is clean and organized
theverything was nicely decorated very clean and comfortable
everything was perfect and clean
Host:
john & cheryl are great hosts
john & cheryl were lovely hosts making me feel extremely
john and cheryl are great hosts
cheryl is a very nice host caring and full of life
cheryl is the best host ever and her husband too
Location:
the house is close to the center and parnell is a good place to live
a great central place to stay in parnell close to many shood cafes & parks
cheryl’s place is well located well decorated welcoming and clean
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5. Cozy private room in Parnell Garden Apartment for two guests (from USD 70)

Consider a local homestay when visiting a country like New Zealand. Filled with hospitable and welcoming Kiwis, experience Auckland from the perspective of a local and stay at a private room in Parnell Garden Apartment. Located in the city center, close to Auckland’s CBD, guests can get there in 200 m (657 ft) on foot. Some of the main attractions close by include Rose Gardens, and Judges Bay to name a few. The property is big enough to accommodate two guests in a private queen-bedroom with access to amenities like Wifi, free parking, complimentary breakfast, as well as the kitchen where guests can cook their own meals as they please. There is also an indoor fireplace to stay warm during colder seasons, a great place to get to know more about New Zealand life from Sheldon himself.

Parnell Garden Apartment, Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
449 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
private bathroom is good and nice courtyard opens to bedroom for fresh air
the room is spacious and wonderfully insulated with a nice view of a small patio garden
room was clean and amenities were great sheldon even left us breakfast every morning
the stay was quiet and comfortable
bed in the room was comfortable too
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and comfortable
comfortable and clean room with private bathroom in a very quiet and elegant area
sheldon’s home is clean cozy and in a nice neighborhood
you can expect a clean and well-layout room and you will be well taken care of
sheldon's apartment is a great example of why; feels homely clean comfortable and sheldon is a fantastic host
Host:
lovely home with a lovely host
sheldon is a great host and has a lovely home
nice room and nice host
sheldon was a very thoughtful host and great company
sheldon was a wonderful jolly host
Location:
location was perfect as only a 10 minute walk to arena
nice location and nice value for staying
also a very short walk to the northern explorer train station which was ideal for us
great location for a short stay walking distance to cafes and the city
great apartment at a great location
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6. Private room with attached courtyard (from USD 44)

If you’re traveling solo to Auckland, check out this cozy private room. You’ll have access to an en suite bathroom and a small courtyard that’s furnished with a picnic table for two and fenced for privacy. Sleep in comfort on the queen-size bed, which is fitted with quality sheets. WiFi is available, and guests are also welcome to use the kitchen in the main house if needed. If you’re planning to explore, bus and train stations are 15 minutes away on foot.

Beautiful, quiet, central Parnell townhouse
Auckland, New Zealand
300 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was really warm and comfortable and the bed was perfect
the room itself is very small but comfortable to stay overnight in
this is a nice room secluded from the other parts of the house with very friendly hosts
the small room was perfect modern and clean
the room and bathroom are small but comfortable and quiet
Cleanliness:
very clean with everything you need
welcoming host cute dog personal space and very clean and comfortable
the place was very clean
very comfortable bed and clean
really nice clean and super tidy
Host:
great spot lovely host
host was also very friendly and accommodating
niki was a great host
nikki is a great host
nikki was a brilliant host
Location:
good location close to restaurants & central auckland
great location for exploring central auckland
very good location in a nice neighbourhood
great location nice quiet spot
good location easy to find
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7. Tropical garden homestay for two in Auckland

Wake up to the sunlight and birds literally chirping outside your bedroom in this stunning Airbnb best for couples who wish to get away from the urban buzz. This spectacular suite is a treat in contrast to another hotel stay, with your own living room decked with quirky and charming interiors, tasteful decor and a queen bedroom that opens to the patio. Couples who like to cook breakfast indoors have a small kitchenette where they can make coffee with the coffee maker, heat leftovers on a microwave or toast bread in the toaster. A full bathroom with toiletries and towels are accessible and provided to guests, along with washer and dryer access. Amenities like heating, free street parking, Wifi, and TV access are also provided upon your stay. Where else would you stay?

A Little Piece of Paradise- Private Garden near City Center
Auckland, New Zealand
197 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
super comfy couch and a firm but comfortable bed
lots of lovely touches in the apartment and amazing private courtyard garden
a comfortable and tranquil space in a nice part of auckland
an especially pleasant and peaceful courtyard - perfect for a relaxing breakfast in the morning sun and dappled shade
Cleanliness:
very clean and beautiful home
cosy clean with thoughtful touches
comfy clean and tidy
camille and ben’s place was very clean and comfortable
quiet comfortable and clean
Host:
the hosts made me feel welcome on arrival
thank you for being such good hosts camille and ben
camille is an amazing host (she does your laundry for you )
they were very helpful makes it easier to understand the country better
they were super helpful with suggestions for tourists like us
Location:
great location in parnell
amazing location and beautiful home
fantastic location central to auckland very comfortable
super central with the added bonus of having a secure place to park your car
a good location and quiet garden apartment
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8. Contemporary apartment with access to a tennis court

If you want the best Airbnb in Parnell, Auckland for your NZ holiday with friends, this contemporary apartment is a great option. Not only do you get to stay in a chic and well-decorated vacation rental, but you also get access to the building’s facilities such as the tennis court, indoor pool, sauna, gym, and hot tub. If you want to challenge your friends to a game, there are four tennis rackets and balls in the wardrobe. There are two bedrooms with queen-size beds and one bathroom. This accommodation is also in a convenient location as it’s close to groceries and public transportation.

Contemporary Urban Oasis (in resort style setting)
Auckland, New Zealand
55 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish apartment with great views of the city
it is a cozy space with a fabulous view
the pool area was perfect to have a chill day
it was lovely to be able to chill out and watch decent tv when we wanted some downtime
the beds were super comfy and zane was very responsive
Cleanliness:
very nice clean nd comfy place
a very safe clean and cosy apartment
zane's place is lovely clean and cozy
friendly neighbours and a great backyard with pool and gym which was cleaned and fresh
the apartment itself was very clean and comfortable and true to it’s airbnb description
Host:
zane our host was extremely helpful and prompt with all communication
Location:
great location for local restaurants and activities
close enough to walk to fantastic restaurants or catch a ferry to waiheke for wineries
great place - super stylish and perfect location
a great apartment which is reasonably close to the city centre
fantastic location great apartment great facilities in the apartment building
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9. Private n' Peaceful Parnell

This rental room is a great choice for a couple on a romantic vacation here in Auckland or a business traveler looking for a quiet place to stay. The bedroom has enough space to comfortably accommodate two guests, while the private bath helps guests keep fresh. Guests can also unwind by the large couches in the living area or enjoy viewing the city skyline from the deck. You can also check out some of the popular places nearby, including the Holy Trinity Cathedral and the War Museum. There is also a bus stop just two minutes away on foot, so going downtown is relatively easy.

Private n' Peaceful Parnell
Auckland, New Zealand
157 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the other rooms were like in the fotos and the sea view was very nice
great position wonderful views comfortable room and lovely host
there is a very good sized cupboard/storage in your room for your luggage
room was nice and cozy especially the living room was excellent
wonderful to be looked after so well and sleep very well in warm comfy bed
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable home to stay in :)
everything is kept tidy and clean
the place is stylish clean and comfortable
the place is beautiful and everything was extremely clean and well presented
her lovely house in quite parnell is stunning clean and tidy
Host:
she is an awesome host
marie is a wonderful host
marie was a welcoming host
a nice host and private room
marie is an amazing host
Location:
location location location b&b peaceful n' private parnell is conveniently located in the close-in parnell district of auckland
very convenient location on city fringe within easy walking distance to the best parts of auckland
it is located in a very quiet and peaceful area and close to nice restaurants and shops
the neighborhood is upscale quiet and nice not to mention very close to nice restaurants shopping and transportation
walking to downtown was pleasant
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10. Parnell apartment with a great view of the sea - Room 1

If you want a relaxing suburban getaway, this private room in a seaside apartment would be a great option for you. The room can sleep two people well, while a shared bathroom helps keep guests clean and fresh. There is also an open courtyard if you want some fresh air. The living area and kitchen are open for you, and you can enjoy some meals in the communal dining area. The roof deck has a great view of the harbor and the sea while the Rangitoto volcano can be seen in the distance. Going to Auckland is easy since there is a bus stop just two minutes away from the house on foot where you can board a bus headed for the city. If you need room for more people, you also have the option to rent the other room at the apartment.

Double room Parnell, Auckland
33 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

11. Parnell apartment with a great view of the sea - Room 2

The second room in this seaside apartment is just as great as the first. This particular room has a queen-size bed good for two guests as well as a walk-in wardrobe where you can store your clothes. You will have access to the same kitchen and living area and enjoy the same great views from the roof deck, especially with an alfresco dinner. You get all the same amenities, including a washer and dryer, a complimentary breakfast, and WiFi access, among many others. This room is a great choice for a couple looking for a great place to relax in Parnell or for members of a larger group who want an extension of Room 1.

Unique central living in Parnell
25 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

12. Double room in peaceful Parnell

Looking for a great budget stay for you and your partner? This private room will fit your bill. The room comes with a double bed that is finished in bright and lively colors, which gives a cheerful and calm vibe to the place. There is also an en-suite bathroom to help you keep fresh and clean. The communal living and dining areas are free for you to use and are well-equipped for whatever you need. The house is also located very close to some popular sites like the War Museum and the Cathedral. The bus stop is also just a short walk away, which will make going around the city very easy for you during your stay.

Double room in peaceful Parnell
19 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

13. Private room close to the city

If you want to be close to all the action, sights, and sounds in Parnell, this private room would be a great place for you to stay. The room can sleep two of you in the double bed, and you get your own bathroom for some privacy. There is also a living area, which has some plush couches with cup holders–a great place to lounge around and watch your favorite shows. The other amenities are simple but generous for the budget price. The location is excellent as well–the apartment is right beside the Spark Arena and the train station, while the city center is just a 10-minute walk away.

City, Queen St, Spark Arena, Close to Everything!
57 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

14. Cozy double room between Parnell and Newmarket

Looking for a great place but with a tight budget? You should definitely check out this private room! The entire house is fitted with clean furniture and high-quality textiles. The room itself can sleep a couple of guests in its double bed and comes with a large wardrobe where you can store all your things away. The living area is also a great place to relax, thanks to the large TV and couch. The house itself is located near plenty of shops and diners along Parnell Road. There is also a bus stop right in front, which makes your tour around Auckland easier.

Cozy double room - In-between Parnell & Newmarket
51 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

Parnell, a historical and charming part of Auckland

Parnell is every bit as modern as it is historical with so many places to visit–from old houses to museums, and even exciting sporting events. A visit to this district should be part of anyone’s tour around Auckland. With plenty of top-quality Airbnbs in Parnell to choose from, booking a stay here shouldn’t be a problem.

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