Studio on the River

Entire guest suite hosted by Craig

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the key safe.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Park for free
This is one of the few places in the area with free parking.


Every booking includes free protection from Host cancellations, listing inaccuracies and other issues like trouble checking in.
If your looking to relax in peaceful surroundings, this is the place for you.
This studio suite is located on a 10 acre property that backs onto the Hawea river.
It offers piece and quiet, all day sun, amazing mountain views and just outside the back gate is the Hawea river to cool off in on those hot summer days
The studio also has its own deck where you can bbq while watching the sun go down

The space
This studio suite has a new super king bed, sofa, dining table and modern bathroom with large shower and basin.

There are breakfast making facilities including a microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge along with glasses, cutlery and crockery for two.

Bifold doors open directly onto a deck that is equipped with a barbecue and deck furniture.

The property is 10 acres and you are welcome to explore and talk to the Alpacas and chickens.
Just outside the back gate is a private reserve that backs onto the Hawea River. It offers swimming, fishing, kayaking and peaceful places where you can just sit and watch the river run by.

Where you'll sleep

1 king bed

What this place offers

River view
Garden view
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Free washing machine – In building
Patio or balcony
Luggage drop-off allowed

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Where you’ll be

Albert Town, Otago, New Zealand

It's a 5 minute drive to Lake Hawea, which offers beautiful lakeside walks, a pub and restaurant, take away shop, cafe and small convenience store.

Wanaka's town centre is a 10 minute drive away. From there you can access more restaurants, supermarkets, bars, and local activities like kayaking, boat trips, walks and bike trails.

Hosted by Craig

  1. Joined in April 2017
  • 118 Reviews
  • Identity verified


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During your stay

You may see us or other guests around the property from time to time.
We're always happy to socialise with guests, but have an active lifestyle also so we're not always around to host in person. There is always someone available to answer any questions though - just message us via the Airbnb app. The alpacas and chickens like to meet new people too!
You may see us or other guests around the property from time to time.
We're always happy to socialise with guests, but have an active lifestyle also so we're not always around…
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with key safe
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety practices apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy