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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Te Anau, New Zealand - Updated 2020

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Te Anau is located in the Southland region of South Island, New Zealand. It borders the eastern shore of Lake Te Anau and is the gateway to Fiordland National Park, which is full of wilderness adventures and famous for tramping and its stunning scenery. When visiting the area, you can also check out Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound, two famous fiords nearby. If outdoor activities are your thing, then you are in luck because Te Anau is full of plenty of activities, like kayaking, cycling, boating, jet skiing, fishing, hunting, farm tours, and sea planing - who knew that was a thing?

Te Anau was voted the best location in New Zealand for hiking in 2014! You definitely don’t want to miss out on any of this, so take a look at these Airbnb vacation rentals in Te Anau to start planning what is bound to be an incredible trip.

1. Milford suite with mountain views (from USD 60)

First on our list a lovely mountain view guest suite in Te Anau. The guest suite includes one bedroom with one bed, one private bathroom, and a private entrance. You also are also welcome to use the shared spaces, like the lounge area. Te Anau is a beautiful town and considered the gateway to Fiordland National Park and the hosts are more than happy to provide you with information about the park and other local sites. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Milford Suite - Mountain view 米佛山景房
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
424 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view on the mountains from the room was stunning
and the best is warm heated bed
lovely place with good amenities (kitchen and washing machine)
excellent water pressure in the shower and beautiful view from window
heater worked well so it’s good for winter too
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and cozy
clean comfortable and cozy
nice warm place with clean toilets and room
a convenient getaway clean warm and comfortable
the room was clean and look very new
Host:
friendly and helpful hosts
friendly hosts who shared local knowledge
donna and mike were really lovely hosts and made us feel at home
donna and mike were great hosts
extremely friendly & wonderful hosts they have been
Location:
location is okay near the city centre easy to find
the location is convenient and the drive up beautiful
good location for activities around te anau
nice location for stay if you are going to midford sound and glowworm cave
location is great with a short drive to the town for food or groceries and your adventure
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2. Thyme on the Terrace (from USD 100)

Thyme on the Terrace is a warm and inviting cabin in Te Anau, surrounded by wildlife and native plant life. The cabin has one bedroom, one bathroom, a modern kitchen, lots of living space and plenty of natural light. It is just a few minutes from Lake Te Anau and has undergone renovations in 2011.

It is just a 10-minute walk from the town center, which is full of lots of shopping, restaurants, bars, and entertainment. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Thyme On The Terrace
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
361 reviews
Entire cottage 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wish there was wifi tho
(suggestion was made to owners to add floor fan for warm times
it was a very comfortable setup and very stylish with all the amenities
the floor warmer in the kitchen is the best
the bathroom was spacious and the bath was lovely
Cleanliness:
super clean and nice bathroom
clean warm and comfortable unit
clean space and huge bathroom
very clean and had everything we needed
the place is clean and well equipped
Host:
our hosts were very helpful and reached out to us with the check-in details prior to arrival
Location:
great location with a short walk to restaurants
excellent location to central te anau
great location very close to town
wonderful location very close walk to shops etc
great location and stunning house
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3. Bright apartment in the lap of nature (from USD 119)

Check out this brand new, light and bright contemporary apartment. It has one bedroom with one bed, one bathroom, a full, modern kitchen, and an elevated deck, surrounded by nature. And while there is no free breakfast, the apartment is equipped with lots of tea, coffee, milk, basic cooking essentials and the hosts even say you can use any fruit or vegetables from their organic garden. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Tui Rise No 1-Relax in own spa!
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
407 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
warm and cozy with all the amenities you could wish for
a fantastic space with a fully fitted kitchen
it’s close to downtown and has plenty of amenities to make for a comfortable stay
but mel provides a stylish comfortable place to rest after a day of exploring
the kitchen was really great especially considering how small the space is
Cleanliness:
clean and as described
mel’s place was very clean and bright
it's very clean and has a very minimalist and modern style to it
great place super clean and modern
very comfortable and clean space
Host:
mel was a lovely host
mel was an amazing host
mel is an amazing host
thanks mel for hosting us and for a quick response in your lovely crib
mel is a great host and my friend and i were very comfortable and cosy
Location:
cute little cabin close to the town centre
great stuff cute place in a nice location
super convenient location on top of it all
we really liked this place good location- just a few minutes drive from the town centre
good location too just a few minutes’ drive from the town centre
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4. Lorimers Retreat (from USD 106)

Lorimers Retreat is in Te Anau and is a lovely renovated cabin, surrounded by a sheltered backyard. The cabin has one bedroom with one bed, one bathroom, and lots of windows throughout, to let all that beautiful nature in. The cabin also has a full kitchen, lots of living space, and is close to the city center and the Fiordland National Park. And, if you’re into kayaking, you can borrow one from the owners! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Lorimers Retreat, Te Anau
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
342 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good hot water and wifi
the amenities was great and the kitchen are well-equipped
adam's cosy cottage was close to the town center had a great warm shower and wifi even
comfortable bed good wifi and it was wonerful to be able to use their washing machine
the electric blanket was a plus too :) overall has a good and easy experience with this apartment
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and exactly as advertised
very clean and comfortable
the unit is clean and quiet
clean and comfy room with lots of windows
the apartment was very clean and the bed is comfortable
Host:
adam was a wonderful host
adam is a great host
adam was an excellent host
in addition adam is a great host
adam is the perfect host
Location:
great location easy walk into town
great location in town very close to the lake and restaurants
excellent stay in a great location
nice spot in a good location in te anau
nice cozy place very close to town
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5. Centrally-located room in a bed and breakfast (from USD 113)

Here we have a wonderful bed and breakfast in central Te Anau. The room is extremely spacious and filled with lots of natural light. There is one bed, one bathroom, and, of course, free breakfast each morning! The bed and breakfast is also just steps from the lakefront and a short walk to nearby shopping, cafes, pubs, pizzerias, gelato shop, the cinema, and more. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Central, 150m to lake, ensuite, new
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
359 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cosy stylish room with a comfy bed and lovely amenities
adorable room with fresh flowers
amazing space we were lucky to have the room with the en-suite
continental breakfast was a treat and craig offered some great suggestions for local spots to eat/drink
nadine's place was comfortable stylish and had all the amenities one needs in a home
Cleanliness:
nice clean comfortable and peaceful place
the room itself was clean and spacious
room was stylish clean and well presented
the studio was spacious clean and homely
the room was comfy and clean and we slept great
Host:
lovely place with very nice hosts
lovely place with a lovely host
lovely hosts very welcoming happy to help and accomodating
hosts were very helpful and accommodating
craig was really friendly and gave awesome hiking recommendations
Location:
great location close to all restaurants in town
a great location in teanau- you can walk anywhere you need
her location is amazing since it's only a few mins walk to the lakeside
great location cosy room lovely stay
the room is centrally located in te anau so easy to walk to dinner in town
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6. Tiny home with mountain views (from USD 109)

You know you have always wanted to stay in one of these trendy tiny homes and now is your chance. This tiny home features the highest level of insulation, so you won’t be cold in the winter. It also has one queen bed, one bathroom, a full kitchen with high-end appliances, amazing mountain views, and even access to the local vegetable garden. The home is close to the Te Anau city center, as well. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Tui Rise: Tiny Home Number 2
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
354 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was the best no tv but oodles of wifi so smarttv apps are go
the views are epic and the interior stylish and comfortable
the kitchen was awesome with all the amenities we needed there was even a roll of disposable kitchen
cosy & spacious stylish kitchen & electric bed mel is very responsive & kind to offer additional heater
lovely comfortable accommodation - would definitely stay again
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean on arrival
super clean and cosy cabin
everything was spotlessly clean
very clean and included everything we needed
mel’s place is beautiful clean and homely
Host:
mel is a lovely host who really made us feel welcome
mel was a great host and was accommodating in every way
mel was a great host very accommodating and knowledgable thanks for having us
it far surpassed our expectations & mel is a great host
mel was very helpful even over the holiday period
Location:
a great location for exploring the surrounding area
great little place in a good location
beautiful tiny house super homely and well located
this is the perfect location for exploring the fiordland
lovely little place located close to the centre of town
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7. Comfortable guest suite (from USD 66)

This rental is located in a house, right on Milford Sound, and features a brand new guest suite. This suite has one queen bed, one sofa bed, one private bathroom, and a private entrance, making the space your own. You can also use the shared lounge space. In addition, the hosts are extremely helpful and will let you know about a variety of local deals and sites to see, including discounts on local tours, fresh vegetable gardens, and more. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests.

Doubtful Suite - comfortable en suite unit 神奇豪华大床房
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
274 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the room was amazing
a lovely spacious room with communal kitchen/lounge next door
we had spectacular weather with clear skies so you could see the stars from your room
nice clean room good wifi washer machine etc
nice porch area outside the room which was great to chill at after a day of exploring
Cleanliness:
modern accommodation that is clean and spacious
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
the room is clean and big
great stay very clean
the room was clean and big enough
Host:
friendly and helpful hosts
host is very friendly
the hosts help out with tips
donna is a wonderful host
donna was a great host
Location:
good house with good location
great location easy to get to really close to town and highway
close to everything you need absolutely recommended
nice little cute place with everything you need
great location to stop for milford we loved it
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8. Waiuna by the Water (from USD 133)

Here we have another private guest suite, just meters from the lakefront and a short drive to the town center. This guest suite is set up like a studio apartment, with one bed, one private bathroom, and a private courtyard. You also have a lovely living area and kitchenette, as well as access to laundry. If you look out the windows, you will always be greeted by beautiful views! This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Waiuna by the Water Te Anau
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
230 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful accommodation fast wifi
very comfortable and great views
great breakfast amenities- cereal toast juice tea/coffee etc
beautifully presented larger than normal studio-type apartment with lovely views of the lake and mountains
really appreciate how the amenities/breakfast were replenished daily
Cleanliness:
very clean and private
sparkling clean and cozy place
very clean very comfortable space
everything is spotlessly clean
everything was super clean and well cared for
Host:
ann marie was a wonderful host highly responsive with great hospitality
awesome and thoughtful host continental breakfast was provided
ann-marie is a wonderful host
ann-marie is a great host
warmly recommend this accommodation and host
Location:
the location is very beautiful and is very close to town centre
good location from milford sound
beautiful location close to te anau town center
beautiful location truly a piece of heaven
amazing hostess and superb location
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9. Southfiord B&B - Murchison Room (from USD 100)

If you are looking for a bed and breakfast with a unique vibe, then definitely check out Southfiord B&B. It is located on 5 acres (2 hectares) of land, giving you the serenity of a nature getaway, but with all the perks of a boutique hotel. The Murchison Room has a super king bed, private bathroom, and large outdoor patio. The room also comes with electric blankets, a living space that can be used to set up a small junior cot, and complimentary tea and coffee.

Each morning you will also be greeted with a tasty breakfast, so you can fuel yourself for the beginning of your day. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate two guests.

Southfiord B&B MURCHISON Room NZ
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
129 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also good wifi and books
the views from the room and kitchen are outstanding
the views from the room are just lovely
the room feels like you have your own attached cottage with a private deck and an incredible view
the room has a very amazing view
Cleanliness:
very clean nice decoration and quiet
rooms were really clean and comfortable
excellent clean room with many extra touches of homeyness
the room was very clean and equipped
the room was very clean
Host:
linda and john are excellent hosts
best host kind and friendly
linda and john are amazing hosts
lovely hosts very helpful
john and linda were generous and welcoming hosts
Location:
great location and beautiful space loved feeding the baby lamb
the location is perfect with the beautiful views and proximity to town
a great location to vistit milford sounds and te anau
great place and they even offer you a chance to get up close to their hand reared animals wonderful
next time we would stay more than two nights great location for exploring the area
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10. Southfiord B&B - Kowhai Room (from USD 119)

Last but certainly not least is another suite in the abovementioned bed and breakfast. You’ll have all the perks of being in a serene, natural environment, along with the convenience of a luxury bed and breakfast. The Kowhai Room has a super king bed, lounge chairs, mountain views, and a large spa bath with a shower. You also have your own outdoor patio and free coffee and tea in the room.

Breakfast is served each morning and, if you’re visiting in the summer months, you can also use the BBQ in the back. This Airbnb can comfortably accommodate three guests.

Southfiord B&B Kowhai room Fiordland NZ
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
131 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good modern amenities and very comfortable with outstanding view
the bed was extremely comfortable and the wifi was great
fabulous room fabulous views and fabulous hosts
wonderful en-suite room with a view of the mountains
the house modern and the breakfast wonderful
Cleanliness:
spacious exceptionally clean and comfortable
it was very clean comfortable and accommodating
the bed was super comfortable the room was spotless and it had a spa tub
the room was large and spotlessly clean as was the bathroom
their place is very spacious clean and modern
Host:
linda was a great host
linda and john were so friendly
linda and john were both kind and showed amazing hospitality and patience with all our questions
lovely hosts children friendly and luxuriously room
thank you linda best host we have ever met
Location:
great stay and close location to milford sound
the place is beautifully located
the location was perfect scenic though it was slightly away from the main town
a lovely property in a stunning location
it was such a peaceful setting and a great location near milford sounds
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11. Newly refurbished one-bedroom homestay with a private outdoor spa! (from USD 119)

Located in a new subdivision with impeccable views of the mountains and lake, this private homestay is in a quiet neighborhood for couples who came to get away from the city noise. This one-bedroom flat is quirky and charming in its own rite, with modern midcentury touches and a patio deck on the garden, best for relaxing breakfast during the cold season mornings. The property also has a private outdoor spa for those who wish to maximize their staycation at Te Anau, newly added, and is best during the colder months. Guests will be sleeping on a comfy queen-sized bedroom, while bathroom is fully functional with hot water and bathroom essentials provided. There is also air conditioning for the warmer months, as well as wifi access, free parking, and access to a fully decked kitchen with ample cooking space, steel appliances and basic utilities for those who wish to cook indoors. Mel’s homestay is heavily surrounded by lush native trees and is very close to downtown Te Nau, just a 10 to 15-minute walk to the main street.

Tui Rise No 1-Relax in own spa!
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
407 reviews
Entire cabin 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
warm and cozy with all the amenities you could wish for
a fantastic space with a fully fitted kitchen
it’s close to downtown and has plenty of amenities to make for a comfortable stay
but mel provides a stylish comfortable place to rest after a day of exploring
the kitchen was really great especially considering how small the space is
Cleanliness:
clean and as described
mel’s place was very clean and bright
it's very clean and has a very minimalist and modern style to it
great place super clean and modern
very comfortable and clean space
Host:
mel was a lovely host
mel was an amazing host
mel is an amazing host
thanks mel for hosting us and for a quick response in your lovely crib
mel is a great host and my friend and i were very comfortable and cosy
Location:
cute little cabin close to the town centre
great stuff cute place in a nice location
super convenient location on top of it all
we really liked this place good location- just a few minutes drive from the town centre
good location too just a few minutes’ drive from the town centre
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12. Cozy central flat for couples budget-traveling to New Zealand (from USD 83)

A private bedroom in a charming flat for couples on a budget, exclusively at Nadine’s homestay in the heart of Te Anau. Conveniently located near the city hub’s restaurants, shops, and just 150 m (492 ft) from the stunning lake, this homestay is a great deal for 82 USD a night, guests won’t just experience local Kiwzi living, but also have access to the whole house. There are two guest bedrooms with a shared kitchenette for basic brekky prep, best to have on the patio deck for great mountain front sunrise views. Other amenities include bathroom essentials, heating, airconditioning, and free parking on the property. Start your trip right with complimentary breakfast from Nadine herself and learn more about local living inSouhland from a native.

Central, and 200m from Lake Te Anau.
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
450 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good size bedroom and private bathroom acessed through the kitchen
lovely cozy place with thoughtful amenities
breakfast is always prepared by 7 and it's delicious
loved the warm welcome stylish bedroom yummy bickies and breakfast including home made bread
nadine’s place is very nicely decorated and homely with solid wifi
Cleanliness:
very comfortable clean warm room
the room was clean and spacious
the room we stayed in was very clean and well-maintained
room and common areas were clean and bed was comfortable
the bed is so comfortable and the bathroom so clean
Host:
craig and nadine are amazing hosts
nadine was home to receive us and was very friendly making sure all our questions were answered
can’t find better service and friendlier host in te anau
wonderful hospitality very generous hosts great place to visit
the host nadine and her family is welcoming and warm
Location:
excellent location to explore milford sound
the location of this accommodation is literally perfect
best location right in the heart of the town
good central location walking distance to restaurants and the lake
great little place within walking distance of town
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13. New three bedroom townhouse for five in quiet neighborhood (from USD 119)

Travelers making their way to Te Anau out for some quiet getaway should consider booking Toni’s place located in a secluded part of Te Anau, but not so far away from all the action downtown. This fantastic homestay has an impeccable view of the mountains and is just a two-minute walk to the famous Lake Te Anau. The newly built townhouse is a great space that is inviting to light with all the amenities you can get from a hotel and your home in one. Guests can sleep on queen-sized beds in both bedrooms and has access to amenities which includes air conditioning, heating, and wifi access. Bathroom amenities include basic toiletries and essentials with a fully functioning toilet and shower, as well as a bathtub for those who wish to soak their stress away. Enjoy the stunning mountain view as you have your morning cup of joe on the patio and deck before beginning your journey to beautiful Southland.

Modern house with mountain views
Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand
468 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sufficient amenities and comfortable night’s rest
the house is very comfortable and warm and the view is very beautiful
there are magnificent views of the mountains from all the rooms
nice place with full facilities
toni has provided all amenities needed making it feel very comfortable and homely
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and modern
it is big clean and new
clean comfortable and value for money
toni's place was amazingly clean spacious and perfectly functional
fully furnished clean and new
Host:
body wash provided was fantastic host was very fast to reply to queries as well
thanks toni for the host
toni was fantastic as a host
toni was very responsive to any requests and would definently stay again
toni is a great host and would highly recommend this airbnb option
Location:
superb location
beautiful house close to the lake
beautiful house and perfect location
toni's place was the perfect location for our visit to milford sound
a good location for either walking or driving into town for restaurants
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