Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Picton, New Zealand - Updated 2022

airbnb Picton, New Zealand

Picton is a quaint little town and major transport hub located on New Zealand’s South Island. It offers plenty of fun things to do and is a great spot for any kind of traveler who is looking to explore the region at large, as many of the area’s biggest towns and cities are close by, including Wellington, which is about 40 miles (64.3 km) west. Rail transport and ferries in town can bring people to Cook Strait, Wellington, and North Island. Of course, if you plan on staying in town, you can always check out places like the EcoWorld aquarium and wildlife center or the Edwin Fox, a 19th-century wooden ship on display in Dunbar wharf - the ship once transported convicts to Australia. If you’re planning to visit soon, keep reading for the top Airbnbs in Picton, New Zealand.

1. Marlborough Sounds accommodation (from USD 189)

This luxurious self-contained holiday home is a great spot for people traveling with family or friends as there is enough space to sleep up to seven people. With three bedrooms and a large sunny deck, you can sit back and relax and enjoy the views all around you. Various attractions from galleries to wineries and shops and cafes are nearby, so there’s always something cool to see. Kayaks are available free of charge. The rental has a BBQ grill and full kitchen for guests to use as they please. WiFi is included as well as a lovely indoor fireplace.

Marlborough Sounds Accommodation - New Zealand
Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealand
342 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice and tidy great views and very cozy
the views from the deck were beautiful and the house was comfortable and had super comfy beds
sandra’s place on the marlborough sounds is comfortable and has a great view
clean spacious and very comfortable
very nice place clean and quiet
clean & tidy on arrival and everything as advertised we would stay there again
the house was nice modern and clean
nice and clean with very comfy furniture
sandra is an amazing host and the house is lovely
and thank you to our host sandra for making everything so easy for us
sandra was very responsive and provided a full house manual that was very helpful
stylish inside and out and sandra is a lovely friendly and responsive host
good location for exploring marlborough sounds or visiting the wineries
the house was close enough to havelock and vineyards but still remote enough for a relaxing experience
lovely location tucked up in the bush overlooking the sound
close proximity to the sounds and vines yet feels like returning to a sanctuary each day
sandra's place is situated in such a picturesque area
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2. Modern, comfortable, private and close to town (from USD 74)

Enjoy your own extra large private studio room with private bathroom in this wonderful guest suite. The waterfront is only 10 minutes away, and if guests need a ride or two getting around town, the hosts are happy to oblige! The hosts also provide some breakfast basics like water, tea, milk, coffee, cereal, fruits, and yogurt. On top of that, bathroom essentials are also provided so you’ll feel like you’re in your own little private hotel! Guests have kitchenette access as well as WiFi for their stay.

Modern, Large, Private Studio close to town
Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
219 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 3 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was very good
big amazing space with a comfy couch and bed
good wifi too
couch and tv to relax as well
comfortable bed and streaming quality wifi
lovely clean large room
spotlessly clean and restful rooms
huge and super clean room
clean very spacious private
big rooms and clean toilets
lovely hosts lovely large space
hosts are kind welcoming and helpful
nice hosts willing to pick up from ferry if needed
fantastic host including the
highly recommended lovely welcoming hosts
good location 20 mins walk or 2 minute drive to waterfront
a lovely place close to town
good location easy to find
also in an awesome location
location an easy 15 min walk into picton which meant it was very quiet
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3. One-bedroom apartment with a view of Picton Marina (from USD 74)

If you’re looking for Airbnbs in Picton, check out this fully furnished apartment with an amazing view of Picton Marina. With one bedroom and bathroom, it’s perfect for solo travelers or couples. The highlight is undoubtedly the terrace, which overlooks the blue waters and white boats docked on the marina. The kitchen is equipped for cooking, and other amenities include WiFi, temperature control, and free parking.

Picton Marina View
Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
145 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we especially enjoyed the great views of the harbour from the living room and private balcony
we had a very comfortable stay at melissa’s place after our late ferry ride
lovely apartment with view of marina and beyond
wonderful apartment in a prime location with all the amenities you need
clean comfortable and everything you need for 1 night or more thanks so much
great place easy walking access to picton - very clean and comfortable
5-star accomodation amazing hosts can’t wait to do it all over again
great location beautiful place - nice and central great view too
amazing location amazing apartment quiet modern and so well appointed
great location with a nice view
great place to stay in picton
this is a great place to stay in picton
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4. Spacious apartment with sea views

If you want to maximize your visit to this seaside town, then sea views are a must. Wake up and enjoy a view of clear skies and bright blue waters from the comfort of this accommodation in Picton. This two-bedroom apartment is perfect for a small family or group of four. Inside, you’ll find a commodious lounge with a flat-screen TV. From here, there are glass doors that open out to the courtyard, which is furnished with a table for four and a beach umbrella. Brew a fresh cup of coffee in the fully equipped kitchen and take it outside to enjoy the breeze and the view. If you want to head out for breakfast, Cafe Cortado and Le Café on London Quay are within walking distance from here.

Seaview Apartment
Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
235 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredibly stunning views at a beach apartment
wonderful apartment with great view
we had a lovely couple of nights at seaview apartment
had a very comfortable stay here with amazing marina views and an immaculate and open space to lounge it
a lovely apartment with all the needed amenities
very clean and tidy
great space very clean and tidy
beautiful clean apartment with everything you need
comfortable stay in this clean roomy apartment
very nice and clean place
helpful hosts and great communication
i’d highly recommend staying here and melissa is a great host
terrific location within easy walking distance from town
great apartment and close to everything
great location and lovely house
amazing place in a great location
great place awesome location everything we needed :)
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5. Garden villa, spacious, comfortable, quiet.

This private room accommodation is located in a beautiful town villa close to all the amenities in town such as shopping centers and the beach. The home is in a quiet neighborhood and is surrounded by lush green spaces and beautiful gardens. It’s a great rental for people with families as there are nearby parks. It’s also good for a solo traveler or couple. The ferry to the North Island is only a few minutes away, and pickup/drop off can be arranged with the host. Guests have access to most of the home’s spaces including the kitchen and laundry facilities.

Garden Villa, spacious, comfortable, quiet.
Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
459 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sun filled bedroom perfectly comfortable for our short 3 nights stay
the room is quite sizeable and has a nice private bathroom
having an electric blanket on the bed was great shower is the moonson shower type with lots of pressure
it was so quiet and the bed was incredibly comfortable
the room was fantastic
entire house spotlessly clean
cozy clean and comfortable
lovely house with amazing flowering gardens cute animals and large clean chic interior
jan’s place is amazing - it’s warm clean and has three lovely cats
comfortable bed super-clean space interesting artwork homey feel
jan was an excellent host
jan is a super host
host is very friendly and accomadating
jan was a superb host highly recommended
jan was a very generous & kind hostess
very comfortable and close to everything
close to town easy walking distance everything you would want is avaliable
easy short drive or walk to the ferry
the house is located about 15 min from the center and is a beautiful walk
pretty house great hostess convenient location (assuming you’re not on foot)
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6. Bed and Breakfast in Picton

This home is in a perfect spot for people visiting Picton. You’ll be near all the shops and hotspots around town. The home is especially good for people looking forward to walking along the Queen Charlotte Track. The home is situated at the top of Wellington street and offers a great view of the town. Guests can take a short walk over to the town center and easily get to the terminal. Since this is a BnB, guests can also expect breakfast in the morning! WiFi and essentials are also included.

Bed and Breakfast in Picton
Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
253 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 0 Beds 0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and even had electric/heated blankets if we got cold
awesome view from the room as well
we had a very comfortable stay at nan’s
breakfast was delicious and beautifully presented and we enjoyed chatting with malcolm over coffee
we had a pleasant stay in comfortable bedroom upstairs with our own bathroom and toilet
the house lovely very clean and very spacious
nice place - very clean
the space is very clean and tidy
the place is sparkling clean
the whole house is very clean
great hosts and highly recommended
lovely hosts malcolm and nan
malcolm is a great host
hosts are very friendly
malcolm was a great host
great location and lovely room
great place near ferry and town
great location wonderful old house
great location in a beautiful historic home
super nice and the location is downtown close to the ferry
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7. Room for 3 near marina

This large comfy room has a queen-size bed and one single bed, so three people can sleep here. The home is a short distance away from the marina where you can watch the boats go by or hop in one and sail around the harbor. For people taking the ferry, you’ll only be five minutes away and the house has everything you’ll need for your stay. Guests can take a dip in the pool or just hang out with the WiFi. There are two friendly dogs that live here, and the hosts are always available for recommending the hot spots around town.

Queen bed room, with King single bed
201 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

8. Harbour Heights BnB

This spacious suite is perfect for a couple looking for a nice little getaway or perhaps a solo traveler looking for a quiet place to call home for a bit. The glass doors of the room let in tons of natural light, so you can brew some tea or coffee in the morning and enjoy the beautiful sunny mornings. The room also comes with a wall-mounted TV and WiFi. Guests can also get a continental breakfast every morning. They are welcome to lounge in the conservatory or whip something up on the barbecue grill. Enjoy all the luxuries of a hotel without the steep price!

Harbour Heights BnB - Harbour View
169 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

9. Harbour Heights BnB - Tranquility Suite

Surround yourself with stunning views and natural bush in this beautiful BnB-style accommodation. The spacious bedroom with a queen bed comes with its own private entrance and mini kitchenette. There’s also a bathroom attached to the room. Guests will have a TV in their room as well as access to WiFi. Breakfast is also served every morning in the dining area, so grab some fruits and coffee and enjoy the sunny conservatory.

Harbour Heights BnB - Tranquility Suite
169 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 3 Guests

10. Harbour Heights BnB - Ocean View

This self-contained suite can sleep up to four guests and has a beautiful view of Picton Harbour. Guests will have their own private entrance, kitchenette space, and entertainment system. Guests can make use of the outdoor lounge space where they can enjoy the sunshine and marvel at the ocean views. The home is five minutes away from the ferry and WiFi is also included

Harbour Heights BnB - Ocean View
159 reviews
Private room 4 Beds 4 Guests

11. Bowell's Berth is heaven on earth (from USD 124)

The host says, “You’ll get the best of both worlds here.” That’s exactly what you get in this rental. You can marvel at the beautiful ocean view or take a trek into the bush and get a workout. The rooms look out over Mahau Sound where guests can lounge and relax and listen to the birds sing. At night you can watch the stars or hang out inside with the warm and cozy fireplace and join the hosts for a cup of hot chocolate. All the main living areas are free for guests to use. They may also use the kayaks free of charge.

Mahau Magic at Boswells Berth
Mahau Sound, Marlborough, New Zealand
203 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast on the deck with the view was amazing
great view and great breakfast
our room had a small balcony with great views of the sound and surrounding peaks
beautiful sight comfortable house with a terrace like the deck of a boat undisputed quietness
the room was cozy and had a fabulous view of the sounds
the house is beautifully cared for bright and clean
great host and great home
the best hosts ever
they are so lovely and really kind
fabulous hosts they went out of their way to make our stay unforgettable
very nice place for staying with great hosts
wonderful location in scenic remote marlborough sound area
beautiful location on the sound work every penny :)
amazing location and hosts an absolute gem
super welcoming hosts wonderful house and breathtaking location
the location was beautiful on the water front as seen in the pictures
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12. Bedroom with king-size bed in a lovely home

Enjoy this wonderful room with a king-size bed in this beautiful comfy home that is close to the marina, offering beautiful views of the waterfront. If you are planning on taking the ferry, which is five minutes away on foot, a pickup and drop off arrangement can be made with the hosts for a small fee. The home comes with everything you’ll need for a great stay like kitchen access, WiFi and, best of all, a pool and spa. Parking is free. Guests should be aware that there are two dogs on the premises.

King size bedroom in a lovely home
127 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

New Zealand's hidden paradise

Experience the beautiful bush wildlife and listen to the birds sing or lounge around and enjoy the sunny days while you hang out outside and fire up the BBQ grill. Picton has everything that makes a great vacation spot packaged in a beautiful little town! From houses for rent in Picton to apartments with a view, make your vacation even more unforgettable and book one of these Airbnbs.

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