Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Taumarunui, New Zealand - Updated 2021

airbnb Taumarunui, New Zealand

Taumarunui is a small town situated in the King Country of the central North Island of New Zealand. It is a perfect base for adventure. Right from the world-renowned Whanganui National Park to the Tongariro World Heritage, there is plenty to explore here. It is also a popular trout fishing destination and a super cost-efficient place to stay. With a comprehensive range of shops, accommodation and the yummiest of eateries, Taumarunui has it all. Check out some of the top picked Airbnb vacation rentals in Taumarunui, New Zealand.

1. Superb apartment for 4 with great amenities (from USD 42)

This spacious one-bedroom apartment is a perfect choice for a gang of four. It is cost-efficient and has all the necessary facilities you would need for a pleasant stay. It is a very comfortable place and the hosts are extremely hospitable and forthcoming. It is a paradise for pet lovers who will be warmly greeted by the friendly dog here. The facilities guests can access include heating, dryer, essentials, heating, TV, washer, hot water, iron and a lot more.

Self Contained Flat
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
421 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
the wifi always worked nicely
all amenities were provided and she even got us complimentary continental breakfast
full kitchen and breakfast was included and delicious
such a cozy place with all the amenities feel like home i had a very warm welcome from maureen
beds were super comfy and the shower is amazing highly recommended
clean tidy and very confortable
the house is clean and cozy
nice clean and very spacious
very clean and a great price
maureen's house is a huge and clean place
she was very kind to let us use her washing machine
maureen is a great host
lovely little unit and maureen was a wonderful host
host made sure we were well catered for
very thoughtful friendly & kind hosts
good location convenient to town
good location if wanting quiet spot
great location for people driving long distances between auckland and wellington and who wish to break the journey
lovely spacious accommodation and great location especially if you are planning to bike the timber trail
nice location on the hill above taumarunui in walking distance to a lookout higher up
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2. Magnificent apartment for 2 with exceptional amenities (from USD 25)

Experience the home away from home feels when you reside in this beautiful cottage. It is the ideal accommodation for couples, solo travellers, and those travelling for business purposes. The place is centrally located and is close to Paddle Whanganui River, Pedal Timber Trail, Ride Forgotten World Highway, Tongariro National Park, and Mt. Ruapehu. Breakfast is available at no additional charge and you can enjoy the lip-smacking delicacies in the lounge area. Besides providing these perks, the apartment offers other great facilities such as essentials, indoor fireplace, WiFi, washer, heating, TV access and free parking on premises.

Grandads Cottage Double and Single Loft Beds
Manunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
92 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
nice breakfast spread too
the stay at grandads cottage was really nice our room very big and the bed comfortable
the room is as described and the property has some great touches including the river out back
the bedroom was comfortable and we had a good rest there and a good breakfast
i got a great breakfast and hana did everything possible to make my stay comfortable
clean and tidy house
cozy and clean cottage near tongariro national park
the room was very nice and clean and so was the bathroom
the bed was comfortable and the house clean and it felt homely
it's very clean warm & organised easy to find
hosts were great
great hospitality adorable hosts nice breakfast
cozy home with friendly knowlegeable and helpful hosts
very talented hosts with heart hospitality and organisation
hosts were lovely people thoughtful and always happy to chat
good location close to taumaranui and also not far from national park
very nice place to stay close to tongariro national park
perfect location to start your tongariro crossing and relax afterwards
good access to tongariro national park
this cosy room is in a great location with a view of the nearby mt ngauruhoe
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3. Well-maintained and centrally located apartment (from USD 49)

This beautiful cabin is located on the banks of the world-renowned river Wanganui. The area is absolutely picturesque and a treat to the eyes! This scenic beauty offers some of the best outlooks of New Zealand. It can easily accommodate four people and is priced at a very pocket-friendly rate. The cabin is centrally located and close to great shopping, amazing eateries, swimming pools and other local amenities. There are great facilities available here such as free parking on premises, a well-stocked kitchen, heating, essentials, and lots more.

Perfect Getaway - Exclusively Yours
Manunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
195 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

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Amenities & Room:
warm and comfortable
there is a good-sized bedroom a small kitchen and a spacious bathroom with an excellent shower
fantastic hosts great facilities and amazing views we loved our stay
the bathroom has an awesome power shower
the kitchen was stocked with everything we needed and the bathroom was very nice
the cabin was very clean neat and tidy
very clean and private - your own piece of paradise right next to the river
located on a quiet patch of the property the building was clean and very private
the place is very private clean and warm (there is a gas heater)
lovely quiet getaway friendly hosts and beautiful scenery
annette and weston are wonderful hosts
annette and weston were great hosts
weston was very helpful and lovely to chat to
weston was so helpful with directions and check in easy going no fuss
the location is simply breathtaking
this cabin is in a very picturesque spot close to the river
would definitely recommend if you are looking for a rural place but still close to town
great private location and great hospitality
beautiful place absolutely perfect to get away and relax
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4. Super charming and comfortable apartment for 4 (from USD 109)

This gorgeous countryside apartment is the ideal choice for a squad of four. It is very well maintained and is equipped with all the necessities one would need for a hassle-free vacation. It is spacious and squeaky clean as well. The hosts are friendly and hospitable, ensuring your stay is delightful. This unit is quiet, warm and comfortable and perfect for a quick getaway. Some of the amenities at your disposal include a laptop-friendly workspace, indoor fireplace, dryer, heating, essentials, TV access, washer, and high-speed WiFi.

'Rock Hill' Bed & Breakfast
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
70 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed the view the beautiful garden the breakfast the bed and the fireplace
very cosy and beautifully furnished apartment with a nice fire place and an amazing view at the mountains
peaceful place comfy bed fast wifi
we loved the sunny terrace and the pool after a day of canoeing on the whanganui river
from the salt water pool to the country side views to the amazingly styled and clean apartment
beautiful spacious and spotless place
her place is super clean and comfy and we loved relaxing there
the cottage is beautiful clean and elegant
the place is very clean and tidy and it was lovingly prepared for our arrival
the accommodation is cosy and well equipped and spotlessly clean
julie and john are excellent hosts
they were very friendly and helpful hosts
my hosts john and julie were very welcoming
julie is an exceptional and thoughtful host
julie and john are excellent hosts
julie and john’s place is really nice and located in a beautiful part of the north island
a very peaceful rural setting but still close to town
amazing place to stay during snow trip to whakapapa close and convenient
a lovely place to stay quiet easy to find and secure parking too
this place is a perfect size
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5. Excellent countryside cottage for 5 (from USD 70)

This wonderful countryside cottage is the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate. The host is a qualified practitioner of Sound therapy and encourages the tenants to take advantage of the Relaxation Sound-bath during their stay. It is truly a dream come true for nature lovers as the entire neighbourhood is surrounded by hills, lush greenery and the tranquillity of the rivers. Sumptuous breakfast is available here at an additional charge. There are tons of recreational activities around here such as local golf, canoeing, skiing, hiking and cycle trails. The amenities which guests can easily access here include air-conditioning, dryer, laptop-friendly workspace, essentials, iron and high-speed internet.

Earthsounds Country Cottage
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
159 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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the cottage is very cute cozy and comfortable stunning property with an amazing view
an early breakfast wasn't any trouble which we really appreciated before heading out for the alpine crossing
quiet and relaxing stop over for our little family beautiful setting and we were very very comfortable
we had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay at rosemary's place
rustic compact and comfortable cottage with everything you need for a family stay at a reasonable price
rosemarry and john are excellent host
rosemary's hospitality is warm and friendly
rosemary was a great host there for any questions or issues but ensured our privacy
rosemary was a great host who went out of her way to make sure we enjoyed our stay
friendly host loved feeding the alpacas would highly recommend
great close up experience with the animals
a lovely quiet location with a beautiful country outlook
the place is comfortable and tucked away in the countryside above town
rosemary was great welcomed us in and was close by if we needed anything
rosemary's place is a piece of paradise
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6. Fully-furnished and well-maintained apartment for 2

Located in the heart of Manse, this wonderful apartment for two is extremely cost-efficient. The check-in process is simplified and the apartment is squeaky clean. It is 1 hour away from Whakapapa ski field and is close to cycle trails and walking tracks. Amazing restaurants, supermarkets, bus station, town amenities and Cosmopolitan clubs are all nearby. The amenities provided here include air-conditioning, essentials, heating, laptop-friendly workspace, and iron facility.

The Manse-Self catering...relax and unwind.
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
97 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

7. Superb apartment for 3 with a large outdoor area

This wonderful apartment for three is the perfect choice for couples, solo adventurers, business travellers, and families. It is close to cafes, restaurants, the supermarket, other shops and town amenities. This place is paradise for pet lovers as they would be warmly greeted by the two friendly dogs here. Guests have access to the lounge, kitchen, bathroom, laundry, dining room and outdoor areas. It is truly a fantastic place to stay if you a looking for a quick getaway or stopover en route to the Tongariro National Park. There is a range of facilities available here such as air-conditioning, indoor fireplace, laptop-friendly workspace, essentials, TV access and a strong internet connection.

The Manse, self catering, 1 dble bed, 1 single
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
84 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Amazing cottage for 4 with fantastic facilities

This amazing two-bedroom cottage is a complete value for money and can easily accommodate up to four people. This apartment is tastefully decorated and conveniently located to all the major hubs of Taumarunui. Places such as the Cherry Grove, the Tongariro Crossing, and the hub of the Ruapehu are in close proximity from here. The house is oozing with warmth and comfort making it an ideal place to relax and have a hassle-free trip. Some of the amenities provided here include air-conditioning, heating, ethernet connection, essentials, laptop-friendly workspace and TV access.

The Townhouse.
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
76 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable with the heated blanket
gayle's place had everything we needed and we had quiet and comfortable night
our group of 4 adults found the house very comfortable and was a bonus having extra toilet
it is very roomy has comfortable beds there's two toilets and a big kitchen and separate dining room
our 2 night stay in gayle’s cottage was comfortable clean and cosy
very clean and tidy
very clean and comfortable
so clean had everything we needed
that place was big very clean and homely
comfortable very clean and convenient accommodation
the host was also an excellent communicator
gayle is friendly and quick to respond to any requests
gayle is a great host keen to make our stay as comfortable as possible
and gayle was the perfect host: available just when we needed her and super friendly and helpful
we recommend to all user we have a very good experience with the house and the owners
a great central place to stay
walking distance to town is a bonus
it is very easy walking distance to several good restaurants
great old house in a convenient location
very nice place great location and great value for money
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9. Amazing apartment for 4 with great facilities

Nestled amidst the tall Totara trees, this fabulous vacation rental for four is absolutely divine. It provides some of the most picturesque views and is priced at a very affordable rate. It is conveniently located to some amazing places such as the Whanganui River, Mount Ruapehu, Lake Taupo and Taumarunui. It is also just a 40-minute drive to the Tongariro Crossing and the Whakapapa Ski field on Mt Ruapehu. The apartment is brimming with great facilities such as an indoor fireplace, a laptop-friendly workspace, washer, TV access, free parking on premises and a fully-stocked kitchen.

Totaranui On the River
Manunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
69 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place had convenient amenities (kitchen and laundry) making it a great value
generous space well equipped warm and very comfortable
beautiful getaway along with a cozy fire extra blankets and pillows
great place with a lovely rustic country finish very comfortable and spacious
the beds were very comfortable and it was amazing how quiet it was in the night simply perfect
the place was clean & tidy we had a lovely stay
the cabin is very clean and cosy with a comfortable bed
lovely hosts who made us feel very welcome
lovely place to stay in the country with great hosts
comfortable bed and pleasant hosts
the host was superb and we couldn’t have felt more welcomed
danielle is a welcoming host
comfortable accommodation in a picturesque location
great location for exploring the national parks
great location near the national park and tramping
close to taumarunui which is a good sized rural town and well placed for access to several attractions
close to plenty of outdoor activities it’s a great retreat for a weekend at the mountain
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10. Fabulous apartment with the best of amenities

This apartment is the perfect combination of modern and quaint. It has a historic charm and is located close to the tourist attractions of Taumarunui. It is the ideal choice for couples, solo travellers, and those travelling for business purposes. The house is well done up and has a very pleasing interior. There are tons of amenities here at your disposal such as a fully-functional dryer, washer, TV access, iron, essentials, free parking on premises and breakfast at no additional charge.

Ensuite Room
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
21 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our own private space even had chocolates by the bed
june truly understands what the second b of b&b means providing a delightful breakfast
help yourself tea and coffee facilities with cookies were a great touch
and a brilliant breakfasts with a fire going 6am on a sunday morning
the house was clean had history and decorated tastefully will a delightful collection of art
her house is beautifully decorated and very clean
she was such a lovely host and made us feel at home from the first day
june was a vivacious gracious host
june was an awesome host very accomodating and friendly
amazing host breakie and very cool rooms
june and geoff are great hosts and their home is really quirky with interesting history
great location too mt ruapehu is really close
great b & b located close to the centre of town
a beautiful old ex convent school in a central location
we had a great time at june's place
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The adventurer's perfect escape!

Taumarunui is a hub of adventurous activities ranging from cycling to canoeing. Jetboating, fishing, golfing, mountain biking, walks, tramps and rail cart rides are some of the top picked recreational activities here. Wear the comfiest of shoes and get set exploring!

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