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    Adrift in Golden Bay

    52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
    011 64 6-880 0633
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    Self-Serve Laundry
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    Reviewed 17 February 2017

    My wife and I stayed in a Beach side cottage which was superb with complete privacy. Right on golden beach we had the use of kayaks and sup or just to relax in the garden and soak in the scenery. The cottages are well equipped...More

    1  Thank GeorgeTyson
    Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 18 February 2017

    Thanks for your review George. Great you enjoyed the privacy and comfort of the cottage. Always such a pleasure to meet and help guests to enjoy their time with us.

    Reviewed 27 January 2017

    We stayed here recently and loved it! It was one of my favorite parts during our 17 day trip to the South Island .The location is perfect to base yourself for a few days in the area, and the setting is so peaceful !! Our...More

    2  Thank lagatita1
    Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 30 January 2017

    Glad you enjoyed your experience staying in the Studio and exploring Golden Bay. Thanks for your comments on the things you appreciated most. Reviews are always a great encouragement to the team and so helpful to other travelers.

    Reviewed 22 November 2016

    I have stayed at this property several times and each time I look forward to a return visit. The many positive reviews speak to the quality of the property and its outstanding team. The setting is amazing, especially if you opt for one of the...More

    2  Thank AlwaysOnTheAirplane
    Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 30 January 2017

    Thanks for staying with us whilst you are in New Zealand, always great to see you again! Really appreciate your feedback of the things you like about Adrift and I am sure it will be helpful to others considering staying with us.

    Reviewed 10 November 2016

    What an amazing place, right on the beach with the sound of the waves to wake to. The cottages are well set up with under floor heating in the bathroom, a really nice spa bath with all the toiletries. A choice of breakfasts, all in...More

    1  Thank Ian M
    Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 11 November 2016

    Thanks for your review Ian! A relaxing, peaceful retreat is just what we hope our guests will experience here at Adrift.

    Reviewed 20 October 2016

    Right on the beach, very quiet, easy to get to - but about 1 minute drive off the main highway. Owner was very friendly and the BBQ grills were brand new. Cottage was very nice and the breakfast was very nice. Great walking along the...More

    1  Thank Chris B
    Response from gordonz, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 8 November 2016

    Glad you enjoyed your time at Adrift In Golden Bay. Thank you so much for posting your feedback.

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    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
    31 January 2015|
    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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    "Studio is attached to owners house cottages are separate, some on the beach"
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    "Go for a beach access room"
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    "All rooms provide privacy and I don't believe noise could ever be a problem. Intimate"
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