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10 Awesome Airbnb Rooms in New Zealand for Under $50

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Find Affordable Airbnb Rooms in New Zealand!

You want to upgrade to flashpacking but at a backpacker price? Then Airbnb might just be your thing. Airbnb hosts in New Zealand are increasing more and more, especially around New Zealand’s main hubs. Keep these awesome Airbnb rooms in New Zealand in mind when travelling Aotearoa.

Airbnb is a platform where local’s list their “spare rooms” online for travellers and backpackers to make use of. Although New Zealand’s Airbnb offerings are mostly at high-end prices, we have found a few budget-friendly gems around the country. Think you can’t afford it? Well, here’s NZ$45 of Airbnb FREE credit so there’s no excuse! So if you’re looking for a local experience, perhaps your own room, or a break from hostels, check out these Airbnb listings in New Zealand!

For more about Airbnb, check out Everything You Need to Know About Airbnb in New Zealand and 10 Tips to Make the Most of Airbnb in New Zealand.

1. East Cape Retreat

Escape east to this retreat near Gisborne. Two guests can sleep in this double room with breakfast included! A good base when exploring the Gisborne region.

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2. Single Room with Garden Lookout in Christchurch

With a dog and cat, you’re sure to be entertained during your stay. This single room is just outside the city centre but is close to the mall, shops, bars, etc. Breakfast is included!

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3. Modern Double Room in Auckland

With a super modern design that will make you feel like the ultimate flashpacker, this home allows you to explore the southern suburbs of Auckland without being too far away from the city centre.

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4. Garden Shed in the Bay of Plenty

This cute and quirky garden shed called “The Tiny Tui” is ideal for the budget traveller. Wander out of your shed to a gorgeous garden, light up the BBQ, and take in the views of the Kaimai Ranges.

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5. Private Double Room in Auckland’s North Shore

Experience Auckland’s North Shore with this home in Red Beach, Orewa. This double ensuite room looks out over the Orewa Estuary. You can even go chill out on the deck.

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6. Bush Cabin in Northland

For something rough around the edges but a true wilderness escape, try the Eel Pond Hut near Matapouri and the Te Araroa Trail. With cold showers, a bush walk to get there, and no electricity, it is for the true adventurer.

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7. Bus at the Big Blue Barn in Te Araroa

It doesn’t get more “country” than this. Up to four people can sleep in the bus, and your host living in the Big Blue Barn is keen to socialise, have a guitar session, bonfires and barbecues.

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8. Cabin in the Woods, Upper Hutt

Sleep in this queen size mezzanine in a self-made cabin. A great location surrounded by bush, organic gardens and near the river. If you like pets and socialising, you’ll fit in here.

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9. Rare Find in Wellington CBD

A cool and quirky loft room in Wellington’s CBD. Perfect for the solo traveller looking for something different from the hostel dorm room experience.

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10. Shipping Container near Wellington

Learn to live “off the grid” in this small but functional shipping container. The host is often to share alternative lifestyle tips and tricks. Enjoy the tranquillity without being too far away from the city.

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Get Free NZ$45 Airbnb Credit

Remember to get your FREE NZ$45 credit for your first stay in an Airbnb room in New Zealand. If you need more information on staying with locals or Airbnb, then give these articles a cheeky read:

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About The Author

Laura S.

This article has been reviewed and published by Laura, the editor-in-chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Laura is a first-class honours journalism graduate and a travel journalist with expertise in New Zealand and South Pacific tourism for over 10 years. She also runs travel guides for five of the top destinations in the South Pacific and is the co-host of over 250 episodes of the NZ Travel Show on YouTube.

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