There is a thing about travels, it is that the smaller the town the better the experience. Rangiora, an area less than 20 square kilometers, and population under 20,000 is the ideal location for a small-town, simple-life experience. There really isn’t much to see, a few resorts, an old wooden church, a museum and that’s about it, but the charm comes from the greenery around, the spots to spread out a picnic blanket and the hiking trails that beckon exploration.
The town, a satellite town of the largest city of South Island of New Zealand, Christchurch, is originally a Maori settlement. But the beauty, unadulterated air and the pristine grazing lands around, inspired a Canterbury surveyor, Charles Obins Torlesse, to pitch his tents in 1851 and invite more Europeans to this little piece of paradise. This confluence of these two civilizations led to the development of this beautiful little town, where everything from the life to the meals and culture is simple but still culturally rich. There is nothing better than getting that sense of belonging in such a beautiful town, even if it is for a week! We present to you the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Rangiora, that gives a chance to live a simple, meaningful life.
A spacious and modern home, fit for a family and comes with two rooms for adults, one for the kids and a kennel for the dog. Best of all, you will enjoy cooking locally sourced ingredients and relishing homemade meals outdoors in the warmth of your garden. It may not be Maori, but it surely is Rangiora! The host’s parents, who can assist with the things-to-do in Rangiora, have enough experience in the town to share stories with your family!
Kensington PalaceRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsfabulous heating and super fast wificould be cold in the evening but the heater is so greatcozy taken care of has all kitchen items needed for cooking washer/dryer etcit was the warm clean comfortable feeling that is sometimes missing from other air bnb'sspacious and modern lovely garden to have your breakfast init's clean and tidyspacious clean modern and comfortablebeautiful large and clean spaceexcellent host extremely clean and well presentedhighly recommend this place for comfort and cleanliness and warmth
Host:really friendly and helpful hosthosts are really nice and helpfulhosts even left us fresh shortbreada very family friendly homemaree was very helpful and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsgreat location easy to walk to cafes and shoppingan absolutely lovely house in very convenient location in rangioraits location meant convenience for everything from shopping to kids swimming fabulous restaurants and takeaways nearbygreat location and excellent house to stay inso close to town and great communication
Perfect for a couple of backpackers looking for a delightful stay on a budget, the room in this relaxing home opens up to green lawns and rose bushes. The perks of this room include wifi, a television, a swimming pool, and free breakfast in a relaxed and friendly home. The hosts are also available for your questions on all things Rangiora.
Relaxing home and comfortable roomRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewswe had such a lovely breakfast spread with our great morning chatsas soon as we arrived we felt comfortable and relaxednice room with ensuit bathroomthe room was very comfortable and warmthe room was great and comfortablethe accommodation was clean quiet and very relaxingwarm and friendly clean and tidythe toilet the room everything is clean and tidythis accommodation is beautiful and cleanclean and tidy room with comfortable bed and lovely shower
Host:the hosts are absolutely amazinglovely and welcoming hosts and a great home to stay inmark and judy were wonderful host that i have ever metvery nice room excellent hosts make you feel welcomemark and judy are wonderful hosts making us very welcomeRead more reviewschristchurch also close by and well worth a visitthey realy made my stay feel like staying with close familyextremely comfortable quite and within a walk to the shopping hub of rangiorathe room and bathroom is great very homely house and judy was lovely (mark was away ) great locationwe really enjoyed our stay at mark and judy's place
Another posh and luxurious stay for backpackers on a budget. The modern home belongs to a retired couple who enjoy traveling and exchanging adventurous stories. It is located in a quiet neighborhood and gives you a nice feeling of living in a small town, like royalty! The private room is spacious and well decorated, accentuated with warmth from Rangiora.
Beauty on BelmontRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe atmosphere was very relaxed and comfortable
Host:a stunning spacious home with wonderful hostsand wonderful warm friendly hostsnicer than any top hotel liz and neville are warm friendly top hosts marvellous hospitality lovely peoplethe room is awesome super comfy bed and liz is an amazing host really welcoming and hospitablethanks for your kind hospitality and definitely a place to stay on the next visit:)Read more reviewsfantastic location and very easy to find toothis really is a five star luxury place to relax
Just like in the movies, beautiful home, outlined with a lush green garden, with streaks of sunshine falling right on the family couch. The three-bedroom home is a treasure for quality family time. It comes with a model kitchen, all appliances included, wifi and the perfect dining table to host your holiday family feast.
Sunny Rangiora HomeRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe house was very clean and tidyit was spacious uncluttered clean and moderngreat place to stay the house was beautifully clean and lovelyit’s a spacious clean and comfortable place we enjoyed staying there
Host:claire was very accommodating and kindclaire is a great host though we didn’t meeta wonderful cozy home with an amazing hostthe host made everything very easy for usRead more reviewsit was a good location for us and a good overall facility
Another signature sunny Rangiora home, its location is an ideal starting point for all scenic attractions of the South Island of New Zealand, from skiing at Mt Hutt and camping outdoors. The private room comes with a spacious bathroom and a private lounge with wifi. And this package is only 20 minutes from the Christchurch International Airport.
Ron and Rosie'sRangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable and clean with our own separate lounge and very spacious bathroomour room was lovely - very comfy bed amazing shower and everything was spotlessly cleanRead more reviews
Host:wonderful stay wonderful hosts highly recommendthey are very welcoming hostsfriendly hosts sharing there home is what makes us feel welcomea beautiful place with outstanding hostsexcellent hosts and very comfortable place to stay
Perfect for backpackers, the room in the nature lodge is minutes away from the Ashley River with walking and biking tracks along its banks. As close to nature it can be, the sparkling clean studio is plastered with greenery all around and is also close to restaurants around. The host even suggests a 60 km (37 miles) bike ride to Christchurch and back!
Biking and camping Rangiora Holiday parkFernside, Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsvery cozy cabin clean quitewe had a quiet and restful night in a very clean cabinnice & clean and close to amenitiesRead more reviews
Host:friendly staff and clean
The beautifully decorated and romantic one-bedroom home echoes with chirps of birds to go with the herd of deer that could surprise you on the paddock. The dream home is minutes away from Rangiora’s charming street lined with the town’s best restaurants and the glorious Waikuku beach where you can surf and swim. The windows of the home are like framed pictures of verdant landscapes and the home exudes relaxation and warmth at all corners. Try this for a romantic getaway!
Rangiora 6 min away- quiet Self contained cottageLoburn, Rangiora, Christchurch, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsgreat premise very clean very comfortablethe cottage was very clean and it felt new
Host:bobsy was a wonderful hostlovely well-appointed facilities with welcoming and helpful hostsyour host bobsy is just as charming and accommodatingeverything you need and more is provided with a warm friendly smilebobsy was a great host and her attention to detail and nice touches made it a pleasurable stayRead more reviewsit is in such a peaceful and tranquil location that it was very easy to relax herelovely setting especially nice to see the deer up closereally quiet location and great breakfast selection already in the cupboards and fridge
For the solo traveler who wants a nice comfortable place to relax, away from the noisy cities, but needs all the facilities, this is the place! It comes with a full kitchen, lounge, bathroom, and a washing machine and is a short distance from the main town.
Relax and enjoy at 4 Tripoli Street.Canterbury, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe house is very nice and kept very clean and tidy
Host:great stay with friendly hosts who gave a warm welcomethis was my first stay with airbnb and i was extremely pleased by the host’s hospitalityRead more reviewsgreat host nice house in a peaceful area located in a walking distance to towngreat location kevin is very easy to get alone with and enjoys chattingvery clean warm and friendly with best price shopping centre and best bakery (with cafe) are close by
For the couple or the friends looking to make a friend and learn more about the little town of Rangiora, a stay in this cozy private room would be great! You can stream a movie or you could just take a cab to the city center from here, both great ways to enjoy your holiday.
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Another one of Rangiora’s best, the beautifully renovated stone property is set in a half an acre of private gardens and comes with spacious, elegantly decorated rooms. The top floor bedroom is open plan, with your own lounge area and a simple kitchenette area. The hosts are welcoming and are more than happy to help you with your planning. This home really gives you a sense of what it would be like to live in a resort! And, it plays within your budget!
SELF CONTAINED. SUPER HOSTS. SUPER COMFORTABLE.Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Rangiora- a sunny and warm paradise!
A glimpse at these ten homes gives you an idea of the warmth this little, South Kiwi town exudes. It’s the best of both worlds really, with beaches and pastures! Its no Rome or Paris, but just the experience of sitting down with your family, cooking your own comfort food, and listening to the music of the town, it is pure bliss. You are sure to appreciate the town’s efforts in keeping it humble and interesting. It’s a small area packed with experience! If Rangiora isn’t on your list right now, it should!
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