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

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Whangarei is a cozy town tucked away in the northern hills of New Zealand’s North Island, offering visitors lush, natural beauty with a dose of Kiwi culture. Spend your time here checking out the local museums and shops or head out to the beach, where you’ll find great spots for fishing and diving. For golf enthusiasts, there are two great courses where you can play a round or two of golf during your stay. While planning your trip to Whangarei, be sure to check out these Airbnb vacation rentals to find the best places to stay during your visit.

1. Comfortable home in suburban neighborhood (from USD 61)

Located in a quiet neighborhood, this rental is for a private downstairs bedroom, living space and kitchenette in the home of the host; there are also two private upstairs bedrooms if your party is big enough to require more sleeping space. You will have your own private bathrooms in both areas, as well as access to the shared spaces including the kitchen, dining and living room. During your stay, you will be within close walking and driving distance to shops and cafes, though you may eat your meals with your hosts if you are so inclined.

HOME AWAY FROM HOME IN THE SUBURBS
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
269 reviews
Private room in house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable for small family with 2 queen beds (one being a fold out sofa)
when the weather allowes the garden with pool and grill can be very nice place
nice swimming pool perfect wifi easy to find and very kind people
they considered our specific situation for the sleeping arrangements so we would be most comfortable
friendly hosts lovely pool with plenty of outside space and furniture if the weather good
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy
super clean and tidy
the unit is clean and as described
it was sparkling clean
the rooms were super clean and tidy
Host:
excellent hosts and lovely accommodation
lovely host caroline and peter made us feel comfortable with their hospitality
they are nice and gracious hosts
generous hosts who go the extra mile
great hospitality friendly and warm
Location:
perfect place to spend nights on a roadtrip
they are true superhosts the house is located in a quiet neighbourhood not far from the falls
really enjoyed our stay caroline and peter's place recommending for anyone
caroline and peter are very nice people also well prepared the breakfast we were enjoyed the place thanks
great place to stay in whangarei
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2. Private bedroom in rustic, wooden home (from USD 37)

Perfect for a couple or a solo traveler, here you’ll be staying in a private bedroom in the host’s home. The accommodations include 1.5 shared bathrooms and access to the full house and grounds, excluding the host’s bedroom. If you enjoy art, the host has small collection from Northland that you are free to enjoy. Even though this house is close to Whangarei’s center, the ambiance will lead you to feel like you are further into the bush than you really are.

Cosy artsy retreat set into native bush.
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
415 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place so nice and hyggeligt (danish)really nice room and great morning view in the little balcony
the house is so cosy and unique and the room has a beautiful view into the garden
really great place and amazing hospitality from julie i enjoyed relaxing on the deck while eating homemade breakfast
her space is so comfortable and cosy
comfortable relaxed environment in an eclectic home surrounded by natural beauty
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean & comfortable
the room was clean and nicely decorated
the house is clean and so sweet
very clean comfy bed yummy breakfast
Host:
julie is a lovely host
julie is a lovely welcoming host
friendly host and comfy bed
julie is a really great host
julie is a charming and delightful host with a lovely home
Location:
this place is a little treasure great location great hostess
a gr8 host & a gr8 place to stay
i left her place with very positive memories
julie's place is just a stone's throw away from the quarry gardens (must go ); very quiet and relaxing neighbourhood
beaut location great price and wonderful host
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3. Rustic house perfect for a solo traveler (from USD 32)

This rental is perfectly suited for a solo traveler, as the bed provided is a single king. You will stay with the host, and have access to 1.5 shared bathrooms and other shared spaces, all while being located a short distance from everything Whangarei has to offer. The home has a rustic feel to it, a sense which is heightened as you spend an evening in front of the living room fireplace. During your stay, be sure to relax with your morning coffee on the comfortable deck couch as you enjoy the sound of birdsong.

Comfy single room with kauri tree view.
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
269 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
julie also prepares a lovely breakfast with selfmade jam peanut butter honey coffee and tea
excellent place to stay comfortable warm quiet room cozy house perfect location with a deck facing native bush
breakfast was a lovely touch particularly the homemade spreads
all you could ask for with a lovely breakfast
warm and comfortable house
Cleanliness:
house was clean and reasonable warm
nice place and very clean
julies place is clean cosy and welcoming
a very neat clean and tidy place
julie's home is clean and we'll maintained
Host:
julie is a very nice host
julie is a wonderful host
julie was a perfect host
lovely and hospitality host
julie is a fantastic host
Location:
good location in quiet neighborhood
beautiful house in a great location
please don't hesitate to choose this place
the location is easy to get to off sh1
i liked staying in this beautiful house in a calm part of whangärei near to the wonderful quarry garden
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4. Cozy guesthouse near Whangarei Falls (from USD 50)

If you are looking for a cozy place to lay your head at night, look no further! With this rental, you get a nicely appointed guesthouse that has all the comforts of home. There is room enough for two people, with a private bathroom and a small kitchen nook. You’ll be about 15-20 minutes from the town center of Whangarei, and a short 5 minutes from Whangarei Falls, a beautiful attraction you don’t want to miss.

The Base Inn
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
281 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was wonderful and all the amenities were available
it was comfortable and cozy with great amenities
it was very comfortable and private and had great amenities
it was central to the town very comfortable and had all the amenities that we needed
genna was super hospitable there were some breakfast products which was great
Cleanliness:
very clean comfortable and had a nice homely feel to it
cute and clean little cottage with everything we needed for one night
cosy cabin to stay in & clean
the cabin was nice and clean
very clean cosy comfortable and handy to all amenities
Host:
lovely & helpful hosts
she was absolutely lovely and helpful
the hosts were very friendly and made us feel welcome
david and genna were awesome hosts they were so kind and communicative
david and genna were friendly and helpful hosts
Location:
cute place to stay in a nice location
great location for trips to the falls or city centre
cosy little studio in a great location
one of my favorite places in new zealand close to town
it's super central so it provided a great base for all of our site seeing
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5. Private house wing with a view

The epitome of comfort, this rental is for an entire wing of the host’s house. You’ll want to start every morning with a warm cup of coffee in hand as you enjoy the view from your private lounge area. A continental breakfast is available each morning of your stay as well; coffee and tea are available to you at any time of day. Your guest wing opens to a shared pool, so be sure to come ready for a swim. There is also a sauna on-site that you may use for an additional fee. During your stay in Whangarei, you’ll want to visit the Hatea River Loop Walk, which is easily accessible from your rental at the end of the road.

B&B East Wing - Private & Tranquil Luxury
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
112 reviews
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely quiet comfortable space which has a wonderful view and birdsong
there is a lovely patio and pool
the place is just as described and the breakfast is excellent
the beds were amazingly comfortable
late check in was no hassle and the breakfast was great
Cleanliness:
very clean and convenient property
the rooms are all spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished
the place was very clean and the pool was amazing
clean comfortable very spacious for a couple
the place is clean and well set up
Host:
hosts were outstanding
fantastic host in a lovely home
the hosts were very nice
the hosts were very helpful and friendly
janine is a wonderful host
Location:
great location and great accommodations
the location is easy to get to and close to restaurants and shopping
good location and facilities
this airbnb is in a great location so close to town but very quite and tranquil
it’s so nice to stay in a place so close to town yet so quiet
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6. Private guesthouse with lovely views of Whangarei Harbor (from USD 61)

For a rental that is close to the beach and has a wonderful view of Whangarei Harbor, this guesthouse fits the bill. You’ll have as much privacy as you’d like here, though if you would like recommendations on places to go, be sure to ask your hosts. There are two beds with room enough for four guests to sleep comfortably. Restaurants and shopping centers are a short distance away, as is the local airport.

Cosy Self Contained Private Unit
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
137 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view and great bed
good wifi very comfortable bed
great place gorgeous view and very comfortable space
also-- the heated blanket on the bed is fantastic
lovely cosy unit very comfortable and excellent view
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy space
spotlessly clean and nicely decorated
super clean and great communication
place was clean and tidy
immaculately clean and nice and warm
Host:
lovely place and lovely hosts
perfect stopover and very friendly hosts
robyn and judith are friendly people and willing to share nice spots around whangarei
nice host with quiet environment very enjoyable
the hosts we very friendly and helpful with great local tips
Location:
perfect location for our needs
great place to stay and location close to airport
nice location convenient for walks
secure car park available
highly recommend and very close to the airport
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7. Guestroom rental near a scenic limestone preserve (from USD 31)

This stunning house sits next to a limestone preserve, allowing it to become almost one with the natural surroundings. If you enjoy rock climbing, there is plenty of climbing to be done nearby with varying degrees of difficulty. There is room for up to two guests to stay in the private bedroom and accompanying private bathroom, and you’ll have access to the shared areas of the house such as kitchen, lounge and outdoor living spaces.

Lime stone rock haven
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
188 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and bathroom were perfect
very soft mattress which did not suit us for a comfortable night's sleep
the bed is extremely comfortable and i had an amazing night's sleep
lovely house tucked up in the limestone outcrops above whangarei the room is warm quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:
expect a clean house lovely shower and amazing limestone scenery
the house is clean and tidy
the room is a little small but everything was very clean and functional
the room was clean and perfect for our stay
her place was clean warm and inviting
Host:
johanna and steven are wonderful hosts
johanna and steven are amazing hosts
lovely hosts and a lovely home
they were great hosts and made us feel at home
hosts are really great
Location:
great location close to city centre
pleasant peaceful dwelling and convenient location
nice private location in uniquely designed house
great location handy to the city small trip to the whangarei falls
it was a good location and a nice place to stay
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8. Private room for solo travelers in a Lockwood house (from USD 32)

Built back in the sixties, this unique Lockwood house with surrounding greenery is a space many come book on Airbnb. Hosted by Julie, a private room for solo travelers is available for a few nights or as long as you please when visiting Whangarei. The room has a comfy king-sized bed with an indoor fireplace, Wifi access, hot water, and bathroom essentials. Guests are welcome to share the rest of the house with Julie herself and even get breakfast to start their adventure right. Solo traveling at this part of New Zealand is a great way to experience the locale of the place and also make connections.

Comfy single room with kauri tree view.
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
269 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
julie also prepares a lovely breakfast with selfmade jam peanut butter honey coffee and tea
excellent place to stay comfortable warm quiet room cozy house perfect location with a deck facing native bush
breakfast was a lovely touch particularly the homemade spreads
all you could ask for with a lovely breakfast
warm and comfortable house
Cleanliness:
house was clean and reasonable warm
nice place and very clean
julies place is clean cosy and welcoming
a very neat clean and tidy place
julie's home is clean and we'll maintained
Host:
julie is a very nice host
julie is a wonderful host
julie was a perfect host
lovely and hospitality host
julie is a fantastic host
Location:
good location in quiet neighborhood
beautiful house in a great location
please don't hesitate to choose this place
the location is easy to get to off sh1
i liked staying in this beautiful house in a calm part of whangärei near to the wonderful quarry garden
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9. Guesthouse in semi rural neighborhood near tropical Quarry Garden (from USD 47)

For travelers looking to get away and stay distant from the hustle and bustle of the city, Eilean’s place is just for you. Situated in a semi-rural area up Whangarei, this annex guest house can accommodate four guests and has two bedrooms with a queen bed and two single beds for those traveling with kids or friends. The place is quaint and only has a kitchenette with a hot plate, microwave, and toaster among other basic heating appliances. There are complimentary breakfast items guests can take, as well as access to the living room area with a TV, and an indoor fireplace for cold nights out. The bathroom is clean and provides basic toiletries for light packers alike. Heating and wifi access are available, as well as free parking spaces on the premises for those who drove up. Make the most out of the scenic lake-view property and spend a few days off the grid at this lovely home away from home at Eilean’s guesthouse.

The Annex - self contained unit .
Whangarei,, Northland., New Zealand
274 reviews
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy fire and great views
loved all the little touches baking breakfast amenities etc
we had a wonderful sleep in our comfy bed
the beds are warm and comfortable
Cleanliness:
the space was clean and cosy
eileans place was incredibly clean cosy and convenient
this is a clean and tidy and relaxing place
the house was super clean and comfortable with plenty of books games and dvds for entertainment
the annex is lovely clean and cosy we will definitely return
Host:
great accommodation and host :-)
friendly and accommodating hosts
thanks to a great host eilean
good instructions and friendly host
fantastic place lovely host and very helpful :)
Location:
very restful and relaxing location
reasonably close to lots of interesting sites
nice and close to many attractions
an nice annex that is away from town but close enough if we want to go to grab stuff
excellent location very homely with welcoming hosts
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10. Spacious apartment in northern Whangarei

For a moderately sized travel party, this apartment is a great fit. You’ll have use of the entire apartment, which includes three bedrooms that sleep up to six people, as well as a single bathroom and kitchen. There are also laundry facilities available should you have need of them. Around the back of the property, you’ll find a garden that is perfect if you are looking for a bit of peace and quiet.

A place to relax
62 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 6 Guests

11. Comfortably appointed guestroom with stunning views

Located in a gated subdivision, guests here are renting a private bedroom in the host’s home; a second bedroom can be made available upon booking. During your stay, you’ll have access to shared spaces of the house, including the kitchen, lounge, gardens and patio areas. You’ll want to wake up and enjoy a warm cup of coffee while taking in the beautiful views from the patio before making the short trip into Whangarei for the day.

Acacia Park vista!
26 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

12. Private guestroom with easy access to nature and town

This guestroom rental is located on a half acre property that will bring you close to nature while still being a short distance from town. Up to four guests can stay in this private bedroom that has two beds and a shared bathroom. You’ll also have a private outdoor living area, equipped with a picnic table and barbeque pit ready for you to use. Enjoy the music of the native birds while relaxing in a hammock, or take a walk down to the creek where you may get the chance to feed an eel. Restaurants and shops are only about five minutes away, making this guesthouse ideally located when you’re ready to head into town.

Back to nature
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
96 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Visit Whangarei

Exciting adventures await you in Whangarei, whether you prefer to spend your vacation by the beach or learning about the local culture at a nearby museum. Picking a great place to stay during your visit is easy when you have these great Airbnb rental options, so get started on planning your trip today!

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