Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Hamilton

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Hamilton. This welcoming city is known for its gardens, shopping and restaurants. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Hamilton

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Hamilton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Prodrive Golf (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Riverside Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Avantidrome (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Cambridge Raceway (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Monavale Blueberries (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hamilton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hamilton is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Memorial Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Claudelands Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lake Rotoroa (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hamilton Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Waingaro Hot Springs (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Mount Pirongia (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hamilton

Fly into Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.2 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hamilton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 95 holiday lettings around Hamilton. From 21 flats & apartments to 42 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Hamilton?

There's nothing as serene as a stay in the countryside. Think long walks in nature, cosy local boutiques the chirping of crickets at night. Yes please! HomeAway has 17 rural rental properties in this destination. Want to give something else a go? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our range here includes:

  • 7 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Hamilton?

If you're searching for a home away from home for your trip, renting a whole house is a fantastic idea. You and the gang will have loads of space for all your getaway activities. There are 66 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £28 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Apartment: 38 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £82 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 17 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £62 per night.
  • Cottage: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.

Can I stay in Hamilton in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to meet up with friends and family. A group holiday is an excellent opportunity to get together. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has places to suit. House holiday rentals are the most popular option for big groups of guests, with 17 available here. Rental options in the area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • Are you searching for properties that can house 6 guests? We have 36 that will be suitable. The prices start from £64 per night.
  • If you've got 8 in your group, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 22 holiday rentals perfect. You can book one for as little as £73 a night.
  • Seeking rental properties catering to 7 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 10 that'll be ideal. You can score one for as little as £87 a night.

Your whole squad will be more than satisfied when you plan your Hamilton getaway with us!