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Adrift in Golden Bay

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Overview
52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
Housekeeping
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We decided at the last minute to have a break away from work and what a awesome place to get away from it all !! The hosts are very friendly and very helpful. The cottage was amazing, Beachfront cottage, only a few steps away from...More

1  Thank Peepart
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Stayed for 2 nights at a beach front villa. All as advertised. Very good quality and lovely gardens. Had a nice beach walk in both directions the first night and went to Farewell Spit the next day. Great breakfast basket to choose from. Well worth...More

2  Thank Graeme M
Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 21 May 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review; so glad you enjoyed your experience at Adrift and in Golden Bay.

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Arriving at Adrift is a 'wow' moment ! Adrift is absolute beachfront, deck, lawn, beach! The right spot for the picture perfect sunrise and sunset over the ocean. The villas are fabulous, attention to detail is evident throughout. The landscaping is a treat too! Thanks...More

2  Thank VicColNZ
Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for the encouraging review and for expressing your appreciation of our little slice of Golden Bay. Hope you get to return sometime.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We had no idea what to expect, and after a long journey and having waited for the convoy to take us over Takaka Hill, we just wanted to get there and make the most of it. We were not disappointed. The hosts were lovely and...More

1  Thank Car0le88
Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks for such a great review and for making the effort of getting here after the difficulties with the road after ex-cyclone Gita. The road repair has gone well and we are expecting the road to be back to normal traffic times over Easter and...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We experienced a warm welcome to a lovely cottage set in peaceful gardens overlooking the sea. Our cottage was very comfortable and superbly equipped. We were able to watch lots of birds every day. There were lavish breakfast provisions of delicious food including fresh mushrooms.More

1  Thank Agnes S
Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 28 March 2018

Glad you enjoyed your stay! Each year we have seen more and more bird-life here - this year we had NZ Weka for the first time in 25 years. Last year NZ Bellbirds visited us for the first time ever in our 30+ years of...More

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Description
A 5-Star, self-contained accommodation situated on a quiet, sandy and sheltered private beach. The 5 cottages and a studio are spread over 1 Ha of landscaped gardens to ensure guest privacy and a More peaceful, relaxed and romantic atmosphere. All accommodations have king-size beds with breathtaking views over Golden Bay. The stylish, modern interiors feature warm timbers. Cottages all have luxury double spa baths. Centrally located between Abel Tasman, and Kahurangi National Parks and Farewell Spit Nature Reserve. This beautiful area is well known for artisans, interesting cafes and varied day walks Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$186 - US$689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Adrift In Golden Bay Hotel Takaka
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Adrift In Golden Bay Nelson
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$186 - US$689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Adrift In Golden Bay Hotel Takaka
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Adrift In Golden Bay Nelson
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Takaka
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Traveller (107)
Room & Suite (51)
Pool & Beach (9)
Dining (4)
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4acadia
1 April 2016|
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Response from Gordon H | Property representative |
Hi, Our child policy allows children over 12 years only, so your 13 year old is fine. All of our cottages have one bedroom, but with the addition of a sofa-bed in the lounge, can accommodate up to 3 people. Thanks for... More
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Rezruf
31 January 2015|
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Response from Emily L | Property representative |
Hi Rezruf, thanks for your question. You can fly into Nelson airport, then drive from there (1 hour 45 min drive), or you can drive directly from Christchurch. The most direct route is north to Amberly and through the... More
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Room Tips
"Any of the cottages were great, we did stay in a Beachfront cottage, only a few steps away from the beach."
Peepart
27 May 2018
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"Worth paying more for the beachfront cottages I think. A real treat"
corncob3
9 Dec 2017
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"Beachfront Cottages get the best sea views"
mekydro
13 Nov 2017
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"Studio is attached to owners house cottages are separate, some on the beach"
Rome_at_Easter
20 Mar 2017
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