Destination guide

The friendly area of Parnell awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Parnell and enjoy the area's monuments, live music and theatre scene. Travellers especially like the parks, gardens and restaurants in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions such as Auckland War Memorial Museum and Auckland Domain. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Parnell

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Parnell has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Parnell Baths (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Parnell

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Parnell. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Parnell Rose Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Parnell

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Parnell?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 145 holiday rentals near Parnell. From 12 Houses to 127 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Parnell for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Parnell?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Parnell:

  • Auckland CBD: 296 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach: 138 holiday homes
  • North Shore: 168 holiday homes
  • Campbells Bay: 26 holiday homes
  • Oneroa: 288 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Parnell?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Parnell. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Auckland Domain: 1,267 holiday rentals
  • Ewelme Cottage: 1,254 holiday rentals
  • Wintergarden: 1,218 holiday rentals
  • Holy Trinity Cathedral: 1,205 holiday rentals
  • Kinder House: 1,206 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Parnell listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Parnell?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Parnell. Our other popular types of Parnell holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 127 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 5 holiday houses
  • Studios: 127 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Parnell?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 37 holiday homes with pool available in Parnell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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