Perfect for Your Next Staycation: 10 Best Airbnbs in Queenstown
This list of the best Airbnbs in Queenstown is sure to get you excited if you’re thinking about planning a staycation there – if you’re not we might just convince you! Queenstown is one of the best destinations in the world for adventure junkies – think bungee jumping, canyoning and river rafting as well as more laid back activities for outdoor lovers who want to go hiking, walking, fishing or just relax in the nature.
Whatever your plan for Queenstown, make sure to plan ahead and book the best Airbnb to meet your needs. Whether you’re looking for complete luxury, basic comfort or a unique and authentic place to rest your head for the night this list will not disappoint!
10 Best Airbnbs in Queenstown for an Unforgettable Staycation
1. Amazing Holiday House
Looking for an amazing holiday house for a relaxing holiday with the family or a group of mates? And not ready to settle for a place that doesn’t have the WOW factor? Then let us hear you say “wow” – this Airbnb may just be for you. Even a quick glance of the house’s exterior lets you know you’re in for something special. And once inside you won’t be disappointed either.
The Airbnb is set in Lake Hayes Estate, which is 10 minutes drive from Queenstown airport and 20 minutes from the city centre. The house itself has a total of 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 10 people. So although 600 dollars a night might sound like a lot for one night, if you’re sharing with a group of friends it might be an actual steal for what you get.
600 dollars a night.
2. Remarkables House
The four-bedroom Remarkables House won’t disappoint anyone! The impressive house overlooks the Remarkables mountain range and Lake Wakatipu. The place has everything you need for unwinding and easy living, including its own spa pool and BBQ.
The house is also conveniently only a five-minute drive away from the town center. With four bedrooms, it can host up to 8 guests, so it’s perfect for getaways with a group of mates or extended family.
Renting the entire house will cost you 474 dollars a night.
3. Tranquil opulence
The interior design of Tranquil Opulence is so impressive that this place is truly a home away from home. The luxury apartment has incredible views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountain Range. There’s also a barbecue area outside where you can cook and eat to your heart’s content. With two bedrooms the house can host up to four people so is perfect for smaller parties on the road or families of three or four.
329 dollars a night
4. Absolutely lakefront apartment- 5 mins to town
We love the modern feel of this beautiful apartment which offers panoramic lake and mountain views and can host up to four people. Given this Airbnb is only a 5-minute drive from Queenstown Center, the place is perfect if you want to be close to the hustle and bustle of the city but not so close that you’re far removed from nature. If you want to leave the car at home, there’s also a lovely walking track along the lake, from where you can walk to the city.
Stay at this Airbnb if you want to listen to the sound of the waves as you drift off to sleep in the evening for a serene experience and wake up to eat your breakfast and drink your coffee while you take in those mountain views.
Price varies depending on the time of year, but starts at approximately 100 dollars.
5. Henrietta’s Hut
If you’re searching for a unique experience with a friend or a partner or are into the idea of glamping or fascinated at the thought of minimalist living then this may just be the Airbnb for you.
Henrietta’s Hut is a cozy little former Shepherds Hut in a beautiful countryside area between Queenstown and Arrowstown which is beautifully decorated and although compact has everything you need to feel at home. There’s a fridge and a toaster, but it’s woth mentioning nothing that cooking isn’t permitted, so this Airbnb is best suited to travelers who are happy to eat out or order in.
83 dollars a night will buy you this super unique experience!
6. The Embassy B & B
The Embassy B & B is one of the most budget-friendly options on our list with rooms starting at 42 dollars (single person). But just because it’s budget-friendly doesn’t mean you have to compromise on comfort. In this Airbnb which is situated in a suburban neighborhood, you’ll have our own cozy private bedroom which has incredible lake and mountain views. You’re also able to access the shared lounge and can use the spa pool.
One of the more budget-friendly on our list at 42 dollars a night or 67 for two people.
. Remarkable views, luxurious, warm and stylish
This place is amazing and perfect for couples on a mid-range budget. The Airbnb is an architectural dream with its modern design and idyllic location on Queenstown Hill. Although you don’t have the whole house to yourself it certainly feels like it as the bedroom comes with its own en suite and private patio and lawn from where you can take in those oh-so-incredible lake and mountain views.
The house is located along the walking track to Queenstown and walking to the center takes only 25 minutes. Another plus? A delicious, complimentary breakfast comes with your booking.
8. Luxury on the Beautiful Kawarau – NEW!!!
If you want luxury blended with nature then check out this incredible Airbnb! Another fantastic option with incredible lake, river and mountain views, the apartment is located within the Hilton complex meaning there’s plenty of great restaurants and bars nearby. We love the stone and woodwork of this architectural masterpiece!
Up to six guests can stay in this incredible house.
From 400 dollars a night.
9. Private Room, Stunning View’s and Hot Tub
In this cute and cozy Airbnb which is situated halfway between Queenstown and Arrowtown you’ll have your own private room and en-suite bathroom. There’s also a luxury feature with a deck that flows onto a spa pool outside your bedroom door – not bad!
105 dollars a night.
10. The Pacific Jem Luxury Yacht
If you’re not content to sleep on land, then how about a yacht? The luxurious yacht which can host up to 8 guests stays on O’Reagans wharf (central Queenstown) overnight, but you can request a cruise for an additional cost.
Included in the price is à la carte breakfast at either Eichardt’s Private Hotel or No5 Church, and Pre-dinner drinks at Eichardt’s.
This one is for higher budgets and costs 2080 dollars a night.
If any of these Airbnbs impressed you then we recommend that you get planning your holiday fast as it’s no surprise that lots of them are getting booked out fast!