Wellington vacation rentals

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Top-rated vacation rentals in Wellington

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Guest suite in Wellington

Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Apartment Mt. Victoria

Brand spanking new stunning renovation - Your own private space. 2 gorgeous bedrooms 1 queen & 1 double, own entry, lounge, bathroom/laundry, kitchen complete with fan oven & Induction Hobbs. Enjoy your own balcony. Lovely family home with separate downstairs for guests to enjoy with WIFI and 50" LCD TV with complimentary Netflix & Neon. We take pride in hosting guests and offer the little things that go above and beyond for you to have a great experience. Your'e home away from home!

Jun 1 – 8

$139 per night$1,156 total
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Apartment in Wellington

Wellington Oriental Bay - Studio 1

Studio 1- Architectural winner 2013. The studio is a modern self contained cedar clad dwelling with a spacious high ceilinged room with beautiful light coming in from large windows out to a view of the garden and sea , private deck to sit in sun. Kitchenette , office area, Inbuilt speakers, free unlimited fast broadband and a very comfortable king sized bed. Excellent location to walk up to bush walk or down street to beach promenade, city, museums, cafes , restaurants & arts.

Mar 16 – 23

$85 per night$703 total
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Tiny home in Brooklyn

Studio Seventy Four. Airbnb Host Award Winner 2021

Winner for Best Designed Stay New Zealand Airbnb Host Awards 2021. Private Artist Studio set on a ridge line overlooking Wellington with 360 degree views from the city to the south coast. The Architect and Artist owners have designed and crafted every detail using timber milled and sourced from the family farm. We have recently been interviewed by 'Never too Small' check it out ' Never too Small episode 41 Flexible Micro Loft - Studio 74' (I would put a link but is not allowed)

Aug 2 – 9

$127 per night$1,075 total

Popular amenities for Wellington vacation rentals

Stay near Wellington's top sights

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa142 locals recommend
Mount Victoria85 locals recommend
Cuba Street171 locals recommend
Wellington Zoo115 locals recommend
Oriental Bay93 locals recommend
Westpac Stadium56 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Wellington

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Apartment in Wellington

Super handy, warm, trendy and sparkling clean

May 6 – 13

$76 per night$653 total
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Apartment in Wellington

Oceanfront Penthouse Escape

Apr 22 – 29

$114 per night$959 total
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Treehouse in Karaka Bays

Hidden treehouse hut nestled in native bush

May 12 – 19

$73 per night$615 total
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Apartment in Wellington

Plimmer Bolthole- Artisan Designed City Sanctuary

May 26 – Jun 2

$139 per night$1,171 total
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Cottage in Wellington

Stylish, 19th-Century Cottage in Mount Victoria

May 22 – 29

$132 per night$1,056 total
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Apartment in Wellington

The Cuba Penthouse

May 3 – 10

$376 per night$2,767 total
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Apartment in Wellington


Jul 2 – 9

$63 per night$547 total
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Guesthouse in Mt. Victoria

Mt Vic Garden Studio

Apr 20 – 27

$60 per night$505 total
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Guest suite in Wellington

The Tui's Nest

Mar 24 – 31

$40 per night$391 total
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Guesthouse in Wellington

Mount Victoria Cosy Self-contained Studio

Apr 25 – May 2

$80 per night$654 total
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Apartment in Wellington

Seaside relaxed fun

Jun 15 – 22

$87 per night$721 total
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Home in Brooklyn

Hunter Bay Wellington South Coast Bach

Jul 1 – 8

$173 per night$1,385 total

Other great vacation rentals in Wellington

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Castle in Houghton Bay

The Keep

May 22 – 29

$115 per night$919 total
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Home in Wellington

Cozy and Convenient in Kelburn near Cable Car

Jun 6 – 13

$64 per night$524 total
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Vacation home in Island Bay

Seaside retreat on Wellington's South Coast

Nov 21 – 28

$87 per night$737 total
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Apartment in Wellington Central


Jul 28 – Aug 4

$79 per night$702 total

Apartment in Wellington

Cuba St, Stylish Cosy Apartment 1.

Jun 2 – 9

$106 per night$886 total
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Home in Wellington

Luxe Beach House

Jul 20 – 27

$187 per night$1,494 total

Apartment in Te Aro

Two Bedroom City Retreat with Parking

Jul 24 – 31

$105 per night$894 total
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Guest suite in Moonshine Valley

Modern rural living

May 9 – 16

$70 per night$582 total
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Guesthouse in Seatoun

Tui Studio

Aug 11 – 18

$74 per night$665 total
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Guest suite in Wellington

Country Garden Retreat 12 min from CBD

Nov 7 – 14

$71 per night$597 total
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Apartment in Wellington

Amazing city views for one bedroomed apartment

May 1 – 8

$68 per night$567 total
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Guesthouse in Wellington

"Newtown Oasis" Self contained + breakfast

Aug 13 – 20

$77 per night$619 total

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Wellington

Total rentals

2.7K properties

Rentals with dedicated workspaces

920 properties have a dedicated workspace

Rentals with a pool

40 properties have a pool

Pet-friendly rentals

270 properties allow pets

Family-friendly rentals

1.2K properties are a good fit for families

Total number of reviews

132K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Wellington?

    Wellington's weather is marked by mild winters and warm summers. Expect summer temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and winter temperatures near 10°C (50°F). Wellington is also known as the 'windy city', so be prepared for breezy conditions throughout the year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Wellington?

    Immerse yourself in local culture at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, sip coffee at vibrant cafes in Cuba Street, explore the Wellington Botanic Garden, or take a scenic ride on the Wellington Cable Car. For panoramic city views, a hike or drive to the Mount Victoria Lookout is often recommended.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Wellington?

    The summer months of December to February are often recommended as the most popular time to visit Wellington due to pleasant weather. This period coincides with several local events, including the Wellington Cup Carnival, the New Zealand Festival of the Arts, and the International Cricket Test Match Series.

  • What are the best places to stay in Wellington?

    Explore the lively energy of Wellington Central, engage with culture and history in Thorndon, or enjoy the maritime charm of Oriental Bay. If you prefer a more relaxed vibe, consider Aro Valley or Kelburn, known for their green spaces and community feel.

  • What are the best places to visit in Wellington?

    Wellington has a variety of attractions to explore. Wellington Botanic Garden, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and Wellington Zoo are frequently suggested. For those interested in history, Old St Paul's and the Wellington Cable Car are popular options. Don't miss the unique views from Mount Victoria Lookout.

  • What are some hiking trails in Wellington?

    Explore the heart of nature on Wellington's hiking trails. The City to Sea Walkway spans 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) through parks and historic sites. Red Rocks Walkway provides coastal views and seal spotting opportunities, while the Mount Victoria Lookout Walk offers panoramic views of the city and harbor.

  • What are some family activities to do in Wellington?

    Families can interact with animals at Wellington Zoo, learn and play at Capital E's digital playground, or explore the interactive displays at Space Place at Carter Observatory. For outdoor enthusiasts, Zealandia Ecosanctuary is a popular choice for its stunning nature trails and wildlife spotting opportunities.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Wellington?

    For day trips, consider exploring the wine region of Martinborough, the rural landscapes of the Wairarapa, or the coastal beauty of Kapiti Coast. A ferry ride to the South Island town of Picton is also a unique experience.

  • What are the most popular amenities for House Rentals in Wellington?

    Enhance your stay in our House Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 1,120 homes with wifi, over 30 homes with a gym, over 220 homes with a bbq area, over 420 homes with air conditioning, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

  • Are there Wellington vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 40 vacation homes with pools in Wellington, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

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