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!
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
Top guest reviewsthat’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 wandergreat little room in an outstanding settingsimple and charming rabbit‘ hole original small but much comfortable and well located between regional park and wellingtonthe rest of facilities in the main house were warm and comfortable
Host:very friendly home environmentamazing hosts so warm and welcomingstill quirky and the host very friendlysuper charming spot and welcoming friendly host familya beautiful stay and wonderful hostRead more reviewsthe location was great close to some great walks and really close to townlocation is great for anyone looking to be close to wellington and also the countrysideabsolutely unique experience true "wonderland" location is magicali wish we had had more time to discover the placethe gardens and the walk to the river were so nice
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 restUpper Hutt, Wellington, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe cottage is very specious and comfortablethe apartment is a good size with stunning mountain views from every windowthe cottage was gorgeous and the beds so comfortable we were only there for one nightvery spacious with all the amenities needed including bread jams and preserves yoghurt and fresh fruit for breakfastlots of little supplies to make your stay comfortablevery clean and warmthe accommodation was very clean and comfortableclean comfortable accommodation everything we neededfriendly clean comfortable well equippedthe house is very clean
Host:mary was so welcoming and such a sweet host :)mary was a wonderful host we really enjoyed our staythank you mary and graeme for being great hostsgraeme and mary were excellent hosts who made us feel very welcomegraeme and mary are great hostsRead more reviewsgreat location and good valuethis is a beautiful spot close to upper hutt yet feels so far awayamazing you stay so close to wellington and feels like miles awaya lovely location very quiet and picturesque but only a short drive to upper huttgreat location in the country but close enough to town not to be "remote"
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 CabinUpper Hutt, Wellington, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe loved our brief stay the stargazing bath and shower with a view were a great highlightit was spacious and well equipped including great breakfast suppliesit's clean cosy and comfortablecozy clean and very romanticthe comfy bed and clean sheets gave a bit of luxury we highly recommend it as a getawaythe cabin was clean and smelling of lavender from the diffuser
Host:the hosts were amazing and made us feel at homevery nice place friendly hostthe most adorable and friendly dogstania aidy and dylan are the best hosts evercool place lovely hostsRead more reviewsi love that its so close to wellington yet feels so far awaythe perfect spot to get away from everything so close to wellingtonbeautiful spot just minutes from the motorway you wouldnt even know you were close to the citythis place is adorable and in a beautiful locationalways a warm welcome and such a scenic location
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 escapeUpper Hutt, Wellington, New ZealandSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom is immaculate again great linen soap shampoo and conditioner and hairdryervery peaceful and comfortable with all you may needeverything was perfect beautiful location comfortable living space and bed appreciated the washer/dryergreat space super cozy and absolutely perfect for a getaway from the citywe had a very comfortable stay at karl's airb&bmodern spacious clean and quietall very clean and tidya surprisingly spacious modern and spotlessly clean apartmentclean tidy and spaciousthe building is clean and well maintained
Host:karl was a great host who accomodated us at very short noticekarl is a great host allowing privacy but making you feel welcomeas for the host karl is an amazing hostawesome setting great host very enjoyable staykarl was a great host very responsive and ensured that we had a good stayRead more reviewsbeautiful location remote feel but close to everything you could needgreat location and fantastic facilitiesgreat location tucked away so nice and privatewe found it the perfect location for thiswell appointed beautiful location quiet
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 HouseUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Top guest reviewscomfy beds and very nice heater for the housevery comfortable little house all amentities in as new conditionbarry and robyn's place was super comfortableroom layout and the interior finishes with matching colours gave the real holiday home feelingthe beds were very comfortable so 5 stars for thatvery clean and tidythe cleaning fee was paid and the house was left adequately cleanvery clean and just lovely to be invery clean tidy and comfortable homethe place is comfortable clean and quiet
Host:great hosts recommended lovely homebarry was a great hostowners are very helpful and friendly as wellwe would highly recommend this lovely home and the hosts were very approachable welcoming and accommodatinghosts were very helpful and i would definitely recommend itRead more reviewswonderful location quiet and secureclose to public transport if needed and a very secure locationvery quiet location & super comfortable bedsbeautiful secluded house 5mins from central upper huttgreat location with everything we needed and more
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 hideawayUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe room was very comfortable and exceeded my expectationsthe room was very nice with comfortable and warm bednatalie is super friendly and the bed was super comfy and the place was nice and peacefulthe room is small but comfortablehad a great stay here at the rabbithole have now moved from the guest room to the cabinthe accomodation was clean and in a beautiful rural-ish settingthe room was clean and bedding was good
Host:friendly people and friendly animalsnatalie was an amazing hostnatalie and sean were very lovely hosts allowing me to feel at home in their homenatalie and sean are great hosts and happy to share their local knowledgewould recommend this beautiful and friendly home to anyoneRead more reviewsa wonderful place beautiful locationlovely peaceful locationabsolutely in love with the location and the accommodationthe place is located in amazing area just next to the river and foresti enjoyed the conversation and the walk to the garden and river
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 roomUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsnice touches such as breakfast cereals and coffeecontinental breakfast was included which was a nice touchno tv though so bring your own entertainment which i was completely ok withone room big and relaxingperfect size place for 1 or 2 people lots of room and extremely tidythe place was clean and warmcomfortable spacious and very clean and tidyclean and fresh with a comfortable bednicely decorated and spotlessly clean from top to bottomvery clean and had a really good nights sleep
Host:they are great hostssarah and grant are great hosts who offers a lovely stand alone ensuite roomvery friendly and inviting hostssarah and grant are terrific hosts very helpfulnice warm cosy place and friendly hostsRead more reviewsgreat location if staying in the huttlocation is quiet relaxing & comfortablefantastic location lovely and cleanvery clean and great location to where i was working drinks and serials a bonusas a single women would have liked to be able to park a little closer
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 studioUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsbed was extremely comfortable with electric blanketsthe room was clean and cosy and had all the amenities requiredawesome place to stay clean warm cosy everything you needgreat location very clean and quiet
Host:rebecca was a great host and was me than happy to helpnice and cozy your own designated car park and non intrusive hostsa great place to stay with everything you need in one place very friendly hosts with great communicationRead more reviewsthe annexe is in a great location in upper hutt and also provides lots of privacythis studio is great value so affordable & very close to getting around upper hutt or wellington
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 ensuiteUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Top guest reviewsthe a/c was sooo wonderful as it was hot every day we stayedthe breakfast provisions and goodies were a lovely touchroom was amazing and spacioussuper comfortable and spotlessly cleanthe room was spacious clean and privateclean modern tidy - would definitely stay again and highly recommend this place to allat marys place you can expect a very comfortable space which is impeccably clean and maintaineda clean modern spacious place with great hosts of both the 2 & 4 legged variety
Host:mary and ross were friendly and welcomingmary and ross are very friendlyshe was friendly and took the time to make us feel welcomealways a wonderful stay mary and ross are top notch hoststhis is very nice accommodation + mary + ross are very obliging hostsRead more reviewsgreat location with convenient stores nearby alsoeasy access to and from motorway close to shopping centrepromo location in upper hutt great couple to stay withgreat space in a great location would definitely recommend for anyone staying in upper huttamazing place very well kitted out will definitely stay again
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 viewsUpper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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
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.
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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