Why Renting a Holiday Home Is Cheaper Than Staying in a Hotel

Yeah we may be a bit biased as we manage an awesome range of budget friendly holiday homes but did you know you could save as much as 50% by renting a holiday home instead of booking a hotel? Save money while gaining freedom, space, and a unique local experience.

Let’s delve into why holiday rentals offer more bang for your buck.  There are also some extra perks that’ll make your holday unforgettable.

So pack your bags, we’re about to show you why renting a holiday home is the savvy traveler’s choice.

The Cost Advantages of Renting a Holiday Home

Renting a holiday home is generally cheaper than a hotel stay. Consider the cost per head and the savings you can make by cooking your own meals.

When evaluating cost savings, it’s all about comparing prices and understanding what’s included. Sure, that hotel room might seem budget-friendly at first glance. When you start calculating expenses such as dining out for every meal, it adds up!.

A holiday home often comes with a equipped kitchen which allows you to save by stocking the fridge and preparing meals. With more space and privacy, these cost-effective accommodations provide value for your money.

Evaluating the Flexibility and Convenience of Holiday Homes

Holiday rentals have less rigid check-in and check-out times. Want to sleep in late or make a midnight snack in a well equipped kitchen? No problem! That’s the beauty of the flexibility and convenience these rentals offer.

Exploring the Privacy and Space in Holiday Rentals

Holiday rentals have more living space and are more private than traditional hotels. You have room to stretch out, play games, and enjoy each other’s company. It’s like having a home away from home.

The privacy advantages of holiday homes are also noteworthy. You don’t have to worry about thin hotel walls or crowded lobbies. You can enjoy your holiday in peace and quiet, adding to your comfort and relaxation.

How Holiday Homes Enable a Unique Local Experience

Staying in a holiday rental allows you to immerse yourself in the local culture. Experience community more deeply than in a typical hotel. You can delve into neighborhood exploration, discovering local gems that tourists often miss. Engaging in local interactions is rewarding and gives you an insider’s view.

Regular visits to nearby shops, cafes, and markets lead to authentic experiences. You’re not just an observer; you’re living the life of a local.

Highlighting the Additional Amenities and Activities in Holiday Homes

There’s a wealth of amenities and activities that come with choosing a holiday rental. From kid-friendly games to private pools, which add an extra layer of enjoyment to your stay. These amenities make your trip cozy and comfortable.

Outdoor recreation is easy with a rental. Many properties feature large yards, BBQ’s, or even access to hiking trails. There’s family-friendly amenities that cater to all ages, ensuring unforgettable experiences for everyone.

Renting a holiday home doesn’t mean skimping on luxury either. Many rentals offer high-end features such as gourmet kitchens, hot tubs, and breathtaking views. This unique blend of comfort, fun, and luxury makes holiday rentals a top choice for many travelers.

Understanding the Economic Benefits for Larger Groups and Long-term Stays in Holiday Homes

You’ll find that choosing a holiday rental for a larger group provides significant savings.

Comparing rental prices, you’ll notice a drastic difference, especially when splitting the cost amongst friends. Not to mention, the cost savings for larger families can be substantial.

Having everyone under one roof, sharing expenses, and enjoying communal living spaces can help stretch your  budget. Plus, with a full kitchen at your disposal, you can save on dining out.

Are you ready to take a break?

If all this talk about holidays has got you thinking it’s time you took a little time off then get in touch with us at Great Lake Stays or book online now here to lock in your holiday without breaking the budget.

Taupo Airbnb Superhosts for another year

Are you looking for a unique and unforgettable holiday experience?

Look no further than Great Lake Stays. We have received the esteemed Airbnb Superhost title for the second year in a row for our commitment to a great experience for our guests and property owners.

airbnb taupo superhost

We’ve had a lot of fun hosting people from NZ & around the world in our little slice of paradise and in the past year, we’ve accomplished a lot to get to this moment:

  • 442 Stays
  • 0.2% Host cancellation rate
  • 4.9 Star Overall rating
  • 100% Response rate

We have a range of Airbnb’s in Taupo that cater to different budgets, group sizes and even some pet friendly options for those of use who like to travel with our beloved cats and dog’s.

Take a look at our properties here

With over 8 years experience managing holiday homes we know how important it is to provide clear communication, accurate property descriptions and information as well as being local and on-the-ground in Taupō just in case you need us.

Just check out some of our Airbnb reviews

In Taupō you will be surrounded by breathtaking lake views, spoilt with luxurious amenities, and have plenty of options for accommodation.

Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family holiday, or a unique stay in a tiny house, a Taupo airbnb has something for everyone.

So, come and explore the wonders of this stunning destination, where you can truly get in touch with nature and relax in ultimate comfort and luxury.

Accommodation Options

When it comes to accommodation, you have a world of options at your fingertips – from castles to cottages, it’s like taking a trip around the globe without ever leaving your armchair.

In Taupo, the options are just as varied, with Airbnb rental options ranging from modern apartments to traditional holiday homes. Whether you’re looking for a secluded getaway or a night out in the city, you’ll be sure to find the perfect place to stay in Taupo.

With a wide selection of rental options, you’ll be able to choose from stunning lake views, cosy cottages and spacious apartments. With Airbnb, you can easily find the ideal accommodation for your dream holiday in Taupo.

From luxury lakefront villas to traditional kiwi holiday homes, there’s a rental option to suit every taste and budget in Taupo. Explore the many Airbnb listings available and find the perfect place to stay for your next holiday.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family holiday, you’ll be sure to find the perfect rental to suit your needs. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting adventure, Taupo has it all.

With its stunning natural beauty and abundance of outdoor activities, it’s the perfect place to escape and explore.

Lake Views

Enjoy breathtaking lake views when you stay at an Airbnb in Taupo! Whether you’re looking for a lake Taupo vacation rental or accommodation in Taupo, there are a variety of Airbnb rentals to choose from.

You can look forward to:

  • Unobstructed views of the lake, perfect for sunrise and sunset watching
  • Luxurious lake-facing balconies with comfortable seating
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, letting in natural light to your Airbnb rental

And to top it off, you’ll have access to plenty of pool and amenities to make your stay even more enjoyable.

Pool and Amenities

Experience luxurious amenities and cool off in the pool when you stay with us! Our Airbnbs in Taupo, New Zealand provide a variety of amenities for guests to enjoy.

Whether you’re looking for a pool to cool off in or want to relax in a hot tub, our properties have something for everyone. With a variety of luxury amenities, you can experience the best of what New Zealand has to offer. From pools to hot tubs, patio furniture, and grills, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

And with our convenient locations, you’ll be close to some of the best activities and attractions Taupo has to offer. Our Airbnbs provide the perfect combination of luxury and convenience. With amenities that will make your stay even more comfortable, you can create lasting memories and enjoy a truly unique New Zealand experience.

So come and stay with us and enjoy the pool and amenities that our Airbnbs in Taupo have to offer! With that, let’s explore the different rental types available.

Rental Types

Our rental types offer something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a cozy studio or a larger house with multiple bedrooms. For example, a family of four might choose our four-bedroom house with a pool and full kitchen for their New Zealand getaway.

Great Lake Stays has a range of accommodation options available, from holiday homes to apartments and cottages. Our holiday homes come with the added benefit of being hosted by an Airbnb Superhost, so you can rest assured you’ll have a great experience.

We also offer a variety of apartments, from studios to multi-bedroom units, as well as cottages with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. With such a wide selection of options, you’re sure to find the perfect rental for your Taupo getaway.

No matter what type of rental you choose, you can be sure that you’re getting quality accommodation that’s perfect for your needs. From a weekend stay in a cozy studio to a family holiday in a four-bedroom house, there is something for everyone.

Holiday Homes

Live the vacation of your dreams in one of our luxurious holiday homes, where you can relax and unwind in style. Our Taupo holiday rentals are the perfect home away from home, with all the comforts that you need for an enjoyable stay.

Our Airbnb property choices range from studio apartments to spacious 5+ bedroom houses, all beautifully appointed with quality furnishings, beds, and appliances. Plus, you’ll have access to the stunning Lake Taupo, with its abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy. Soak in the breathtaking scenery, take a boat out on the lake, or explore the many rivers, streams, and lakeside trails.

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to relax and recharge in one of our luxurious holiday homes. Our Taupo holiday homes provide luxury and comfort, offering a truly unique experience. Enjoy a luxurious stay with all the amenities you could ask for.

Our homes are tastefully decorated and equipped with modern amenities, so you can feel at ease and relax in style. Plus, with Lake Taupo just outside your door, you can enjoy a unique and scenic holiday.

So whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, our holiday homes provide the perfect setting for your stay.

Luxury and Comfort

Enjoy a stay of unparalleled luxury and comfort in one of our beautiful holiday homes. You’ll have all the amenities you need to relax and unwind. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a family vacation, you’ll find the perfect bach to suit your needs on our best Airbnb Taupo listing.

With a fantastic selection of properties, you can choose from cozy cottages, stylish apartments, and luxurious villas to make your stay unforgettable. Each offers a range of features to ensure you have a relaxing and enjoyable stay. From fully-equipped kitchens and comfortable bedrooms to spacious outdoor areas and modern living spaces, you can expect nothing less than an amazing vacation experience.

With our luxury and comfort, you can be sure to have an unforgettable stay in Taupo.

Tiny Houses

Experience the charm and convenience of a tiny house when you book one of our compact homes. For example, you can stay in a tiny house near the lake with a fully equipped kitchen and a cozy bedroom. Our Taupo Airbnb hosts offer a range of options, from a rustic-style cabin to a modern and comfortable compact house. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an adventure-filled family vacation, our selection of tiny houses will provide you with everything you need for a perfect stay.

Make the most of your time in Taupo. Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and relax in a private, secluded spot. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains while soaking in the fresh air. Take advantage of the amenities, such as a fully equipped kitchen and cozy bedroom, for a truly unique and memorable experience.

For some adventure make your way to Huka Falls for a one-of-a-kind adventure:

  • Explore the majestic Huka Falls and enjoy the stunning views of the Waikato River.
  • Feel the rush of the cascading water as you take a boat ride down the river.
  • Get up close to the wildlife that inhabits the area with a guided tour.
  • Take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque lakefront and enjoy the local flora and fauna.

Make your way to Huka Falls Touch for an unforgettable experience and create lasting memories that’ll last a lifetime.

Huka Falls

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Huka Falls and its surrounding nature for a truly unique adventure. This stunning, tranquil part of the country is the perfect spot for a Taupo holiday home.

Enjoy breathtaking views of the Huka Falls and relax and unwind in the serene atmosphere of the area, or take a trip to explore the natural beauty of the region. The unique environment of the Huka Falls is the perfect place to make memories that will last a lifetime.


Great lake stays has something for everyone. You can find a lake view, a pool, or even an eco house here. Whether you’re looking for holiday homes or luxury villas, you can enjoy the comfort of home while exploring the area.

Don’t forget to check out the Huka Falls! With these amazing options, you can make the most of your trip and have a fantastic experience. So, let’s start planning your perfect Taupo getaway!