Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Upper Hutt, New Zealand - Updated 2021

airbnb Upper Hutt, New Zealand

Escape to the countryside to enjoy the fresh air and natural wilderness in Upper Hutt, New Zealand as it is probably the best place to enjoy hills, forests, rivers, lakes, and parks. Enjoy hiking, mountain biking, fishing in the Hutt River, or strolling in natural reserves: there’s so much to do around here you will want to stay outdoors all the time!! However, can you truly enjoy a vacation without finding the best place to rest at the end of the day? Despite being a rural city, there’s plenty of public transport, restaurants and shopping options available in Upper Hutt. So, to truly enjoy all these thrilling outdoor activities, you can choose from any of the following 12 most unique and best Airbnb vacation rentals in Upper Hutt for a memorable holiday!

1. Charming room in a Treehouse (from USD 24)

This charming room is perfect for up to two guests and features a sofa bed, an electric blanket, a heater, free Wi-Fi, and a small work desk. The common areas of this lovely Treehouse include a fully equipped kitchen, 2.5 modern bathrooms, a spacious living area, a fire bath, and a hammock. This place is perfect for your next backpacking trip whether you choose to travel alone or with a partner. Unwind in this cozy space and enjoy the views of the beautiful Akatarawa Hills, lush greenery, animals wandering around, and the serene Akatarawa River swimming hole on the property.

The Treehouse!! (yes, it's warm!)
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
449 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in treehouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
that’s exactly what it was like (except there was a bed space heater and electric blanket)
it was cozy and warm and natalie's land is beautiful to wander
great little room in an outstanding setting
simple and charming rabbit‘ hole original small but much comfortable and well located between regional park and wellington
the rest of facilities in the main house were warm and comfortable
very friendly home environment
amazing hosts so warm and welcoming
still quirky and the host very friendly
super charming spot and welcoming friendly host family
a beautiful stay and wonderful host
the location was great close to some great walks and really close to town
location is great for anyone looking to be close to wellington and also the countryside
absolutely unique experience true "wonderland" location is magical
i wish we had had more time to discover the place
the gardens and the walk to the river were so nice
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2. Black Creek Cottage in a peaceful valley (from USD 73)

This charming self-contained cottage is situated merely 5 minutes from the Upper Hutt city center in the Mangaroa/Whitemans Valley. This rental is for the entire cottage which can sleep up to three guests and features a queen-sized bed, a single bed, a functional kitchen, a modern bathroom, and a washing machine. This two-bedroom cottage is very well-maintained and tastefully decorated so it will make you feel at home instantly. It also offers a ramp entry to assist wheelchair entrance. The hosts offer complimentary breakfast along with two mountain bikes, helmets, and a picnic hamper. So, you can pack your meals and cycle to a beautiful picnic spot to spend your day as a local.

Black Creek Cottage - Quiet, private country rest
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
144 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is very specious and comfortable
the apartment is a good size with stunning mountain views from every window
the cottage was gorgeous and the beds so comfortable we were only there for one night
very spacious with all the amenities needed including bread jams and preserves yoghurt and fresh fruit for breakfast
lots of little supplies to make your stay comfortable
very clean and warm
the accommodation was very clean and comfortable
clean comfortable accommodation everything we needed
friendly clean comfortable well equipped
the house is very clean
mary was so welcoming and such a sweet host :)
mary was a wonderful host we really enjoyed our stay
thank you mary and graeme for being great hosts
graeme and mary were excellent hosts who made us feel very welcome
graeme and mary are great hosts
great location and good value
this is a beautiful spot close to upper hutt yet feels so far away
amazing you stay so close to wellington and feels like miles away
a lovely location very quiet and picturesque but only a short drive to upper hutt
great location in the country but close enough to town not to be "remote"
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3. Moonshine Valley Eco-Cabin (from USD 83)

Able to comfortably accommodate up to two guests, this lovely cabin is located in the lap of nature amongst beautiful hills and native wilderness. This studio-style rental is equipped with a cozy master bedroom with a comfortable queen-sized bed, a sofa, and a private covered outdoor bathroom. While the hosts stay at the main house on the same property, this studio offers you the utmost privacy. The common areas include an organic food garden, a back paddock, a bushwalking track up the valley, and an outdoor spa pool. The hosts also offer free bicycle rentals for you to explore the valley, and lovely home-made food (at an additional cost).

Moonshine Valley Eco Cabin
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
143 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved our brief stay the stargazing bath and shower with a view were a great highlight
it was spacious and well equipped including great breakfast supplies
it's clean cosy and comfortable
cozy clean and very romantic
the comfy bed and clean sheets gave a bit of luxury we highly recommend it as a getaway
the cabin was clean and smelling of lavender from the diffuser
the hosts were amazing and made us feel at home
very nice place friendly host
the most adorable and friendly dogs
tania aidy and dylan are the best hosts ever
cool place lovely hosts
i love that its so close to wellington yet feels so far away
the perfect spot to get away from everything so close to wellington
beautiful spot just minutes from the motorway you wouldnt even know you were close to the city
this place is adorable and in a beautiful location
always a warm welcome and such a scenic location
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4. A studio offering rural escape for two (from USD 69)

Located in a rural setting only 30 minutes from the Wellington CBD, this modern studio is ideal for couples and provides everything you need for a comfortable stay. This listing is for the entire studio, featuring a bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a private entrance. A cozy indoor fireplace in the living room will keep you warm in the winter, but for the summers the studio has large windows to let the breezy air in throughout the day. Wi-Fi, a washer, a well-equipped kitchen, and on-site free parking space are all available for guests.

A rural self contained escape
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
214 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom is immaculate again great linen soap shampoo and conditioner and hairdryer
very peaceful and comfortable with all you may need
everything was perfect beautiful location comfortable living space and bed appreciated the washer/dryer
great space super cozy and absolutely perfect for a getaway from the city
we had a very comfortable stay at karl's airb&b
modern spacious clean and quiet
all very clean and tidy
a surprisingly spacious modern and spotlessly clean apartment
clean tidy and spacious
the building is clean and well maintained
karl was a great host who accomodated us at very short notice
karl is a great host allowing privacy but making you feel welcome
as for the host karl is an amazing host
awesome setting great host very enjoyable stay
karl was a great host very responsive and ensured that we had a good stay
beautiful location remote feel but close to everything you could need
great location and fantastic facilities
great location tucked away so nice and private
we found it the perfect location for this
well appointed beautiful location quiet
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5. Elegant house close to Hutt River for 5 guests

Ideal for families, couples, business travelers, and friends, this comfortable three-bedroom house can sleep up to 5 guests and features a queen-size bed, a double bed, a single bed, a private bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen, a spacious living room, and a lovely outdoor seating area overlooking the hills. The property stands only a 10-minute drive from the Upper Hutt city center, conveniently close to the beautiful Harcourt Park and the Kaitoke Regional Park. There’s plenty of street parking available if you choose to drive here. If you enjoy spending time close to nature there are plenty of walking and hiking trails near this property for you to explore.

Ruru House
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
107 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy beds and very nice heater for the house
very comfortable little house all amentities in as new condition
barry and robyn's place was super comfortable
room layout and the interior finishes with matching colours gave the real holiday home feeling
the beds were very comfortable so 5 stars for that
very clean and tidy
the cleaning fee was paid and the house was left adequately clean
very clean and just lovely to be in
very clean tidy and comfortable home
the place is comfortable clean and quiet
great hosts recommended lovely home
barry was a great host
owners are very helpful and friendly as well
we would highly recommend this lovely home and the hosts were very approachable welcoming and accommodating
hosts were very helpful and i would definitely recommend it
wonderful location quiet and secure
close to public transport if needed and a very secure location
very quiet location & super comfortable beds
beautiful secluded house 5mins from central upper hutt
great location with everything we needed and more
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6. Cozy farm-stay for two

For nature and farm lovers, this might be your best bet since this listing is for a private room nestled in a small farm with native birds like chickens and ducks, river swimming, organic vegetable farming, and an orchard. The place is all about feeling at home, so the hosts Natalie and Sean ensure you get all the possible modern amenities despite living in a rural area. This listing is for a spacious bedroom with a cozy double bed offering a magnificent view of the Akatarawa hills. The room is furnished and offers plenty of storage space and a work desk. The indoor common areas include two shared bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining and living area. The outdoors are shared with other guests and the hosts but there’s still plenty of privacy. You can also enjoy an outdoor fire bath during the winters. Located within easy reach from Wellington, Kapiti Coast, and the Wairarapa, this place is ideal for a couple looking for a nature hideaway.

Cozy nature hideaway
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
65 reviews
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very comfortable and exceeded my expectations
the room was very nice with comfortable and warm bed
natalie is super friendly and the bed was super comfy and the place was nice and peaceful
the room is small but comfortable
had a great stay here at the rabbithole have now moved from the guest room to the cabin
the accomodation was clean and in a beautiful rural-ish setting
the room was clean and bedding was good
friendly people and friendly animals
natalie was an amazing host
natalie and sean were very lovely hosts allowing me to feel at home in their home
natalie and sean are great hosts and happy to share their local knowledge
would recommend this beautiful and friendly home to anyone
a wonderful place beautiful location
lovely peaceful location
absolutely in love with the location and the accommodation
the place is located in amazing area just next to the river and forest
i enjoyed the conversation and the walk to the garden and river
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7. Modern studio for two

Ideal for couples or solo adventurers, this cozy studio is basically a guest house built close to the main house. Among the amenities offered here, there is Wi-Fi, a laptop-friendly workspace, a small fridge, a tea/coffee maker, a toaster, and an en-suite bathroom. The bedroom is cozy and offers a comfortable king size bed and a sofa. Everything you wish to do is at your doorstep: from the shopping areas to the train station, you name it. Sarah and Grant are wonderful super hosts and have installed plenty of motion-detector lights around the cottage so you don’t struggle to find your way around when you come home late at night.

Modern stand alone ensuite room
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
197 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice touches such as breakfast cereals and coffee
continental breakfast was included which was a nice touch
no tv though so bring your own entertainment which i was completely ok with
one room big and relaxing
perfect size place for 1 or 2 people lots of room and extremely tidy
the place was clean and warm
comfortable spacious and very clean and tidy
clean and fresh with a comfortable bed
nicely decorated and spotlessly clean from top to bottom
very clean and had a really good nights sleep
they are great hosts
sarah and grant are great hosts who offers a lovely stand alone ensuite room
very friendly and inviting hosts
sarah and grant are terrific hosts very helpful
nice warm cosy place and friendly hosts
great location if staying in the hutt
location is quiet relaxing & comfortable
fantastic location lovely and clean
very clean and great location to where i was working drinks and serials a bonus
as a single women would have liked to be able to park a little closer
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8. Charming secluded studio guest house for couples near Upper Hut CBD

Just walking distance from some of the best cafes, restaurants, Trentham Memorial Park, New Zealand Defence, and other local attractions, Rebecca’s guest house is perfect for couples visiting Upper Hut, Wellington. A radiant and charming space with complete amenities and a comfy queen bed, this bargain booking is one you cannot miss out on. For USD 40, guests of two can enjoy their trip to New Zealand in a local’s homestay rather than another hotel. This charming property has ample kitchen space for basic cooking and meal prep, a fully functioning shower and bathroom, with provided toiletries and shower essentials. Guests can also use the Wifi, cable TV, free parking on the lush garden laid property, a washer and iron for those who decide to do long term stays. Make the most out of your Wellington trip and escape to this quiet neighborhood guest house and see New Zealand from a local’s rural perspective.

Sunny self-contained studio
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
16 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed was extremely comfortable with electric blankets
the room was clean and cosy and had all the amenities required
awesome place to stay clean warm cosy everything you need
great location very clean and quiet
rebecca was a great host and was me than happy to help
nice and cozy your own designated car park and non intrusive hosts
a great place to stay with everything you need in one place very friendly hosts with great communication
the annexe is in a great location in upper hutt and also provides lots of privacy
this studio is great value so affordable & very close to getting around upper hutt or wellington
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9. Chic velvet escape for two guests in Poets Block Haven

In the middle of Upper Hutt’s suburban street lies a hidden gem for couples or guests of two looking to stay at a distant place from the city chaos. Guests of two can stay at Mary’s chic red-laden one-bedroom decked with everything you could need in a local homestay. Access to wifi, air conditioning, free parking, and TV are just some of the available amenities up for use. Guests can also enjoy complimentary breakfast in the property’s backyard garden every morning. A comfortable king-bed with soft high-quality linen sheets top the cozy bed guest swill have a great sleep on. The property is 30 minutes drive from Wellington City for travelers planning to explore the city center. Those who drove up to Upper Hut can also take advantage of the pet-friendly accommodation as the host provides a place to sleep for your furry friends.

Poets Block Haven - standalone room with ensuite
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
63 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the a/c was sooo wonderful as it was hot every day we stayed
the breakfast provisions and goodies were a lovely touch
room was amazing and spacious
super comfortable and spotlessly clean
the room was spacious clean and private
clean modern tidy - would definitely stay again and highly recommend this place to all
at marys place you can expect a very comfortable space which is impeccably clean and maintained
a clean modern spacious place with great hosts of both the 2 & 4 legged variety
mary and ross were friendly and welcoming
mary and ross are very friendly
she was friendly and took the time to make us feel welcome
always a wonderful stay mary and ross are top notch hosts
this is very nice accommodation + mary + ross are very obliging hosts
great location with convenient stores nearby also
easy access to and from motorway close to shopping centre
promo location in upper hutt great couple to stay with
great space in a great location would definitely recommend for anyone staying in upper hutt
amazing place very well kitted out will definitely stay again
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10. Private rooms in a home with amazing views

This luxurious and modern home is ideal for families or a group of friends and comes with a fully functional kitchen, a cozy living room and two private bathrooms. This listing features a bedroom with a queen sized bed and 2 single beds, another bedroom featuring a double bed and 3 single beds. The hosts also offer unlimited free Wi-Fi, Netflix, Lightbox, and Neon, BBQ, and a deck area to enjoy a nice evening admiring the view. While this listing is for 6 guests, you can choose to reserve only one room if you are traveling in a smaller group. The best part is this property’s amazing location: despite being on top of a hill, it is merely a 7-minute drive to the nearest supermarkets, restaurants, and the train station. Also, the Wellington city is just a 20-minute drive from here.

Modern home in peaceful area with amazing views
Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
237 reviews
Private room in house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

11. h Hole: Private room in a rustic cabin

Experience the countryside like the locals by staying at this rustic cabin. This listing is for a private room and bathroom in this cabin with 3 bunk beds and a stretcher bed to comfortably accommodate 4 guests. Ideal for backpackers, friends, nature-lovers, and thrill-seekers this property is a fun accommodation with a real NZ vibe. Situated at a 30-minute drive from Wellington, this place offers an outdoor-indoor setting with a common living area with TV, a cool bar (that locals also visit), a small kitchenette, and a covered BBQ area. Wake up to the sounds of chirping birds, enjoy bush walks, go mountain biking, hunt glow worms in the backyard, and sleep to the bubbling sounds of the running stream. To enjoy some “urban-hobbies” you can play golf at the 18-hole golf course nearby.

20th Hole Home Stay Rustic Cabin
26 reviews
Private room 3 Beds

12. Guesthouse in Silverstream

Conveniently close to restaurants, a supermarket, and public transport; this guesthouse is ideal for 4 guests. It features a bedroom with a comfy queen bed, an en-suite bathroom, a small kitchenette, a living room with a double sofa bed, a dining table, and a private patio with BBQ. The property has its own private entrance making it perfect for friends, families, business travelers or couples looking for a peaceful vacation rental close to Wellington.

Fantail Hideaway
19 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds

Find nature at its best in Upper Hutt

At the end of a long day exploring the wilderness, what can be better than sipping your favorite drink while sitting by your cottage and gazing at the starry sky? This city is perfect for couples to find some solace and an absolute delight for friends/families traveling together to explore the untouched beauty around here. Booking an Airbnb vacation rental from one of the best options available in the city will ensure you get a wholesome vacation experience. What are you waiting for, make the reservation already!

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