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Adrift in Golden Bay

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

My mother and I stayed at Adrift In Golden Bay for 3 nights. We knew it would be wonderful from reading about it- the beautiful scenery, the luxurious cottage, the beach access- but of course it was so much better than we had imagined. Even...More

Thank Mira L
Response from gordonz, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 8 November 2016

Many thanks for your wonderful review. We're so encouraged to hear that your stay exceeded your expectations – that is our goal for all of our guests. Warm regards to you both.

Reviewed 28 March 2016

From the start to the finish of our stay here, we just had a wonderful time, our stay just wasn't long enough. The beachfront cottage has everything you could wish for. The location and views are stunning. The cottage itself has all home comforts and...More

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Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 5 April 2016

Thank you for sharing such a glowing review! We're so happy that you have such special holiday memories to take with you back home.

Reviewed 26 March 2016

Enjoyed our stay to the fullest. Just a short drive to many locations that Golden Bay has to offer. Our accomadation was superb and the hosts could not have been more pleasant. Being right on the beach was terrific. A great sleep and a great...More

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Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 5 April 2016

We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your week here at Adrift and exploring Golden Bay's many attractions. Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 14 March 2016

We were originally booked for 2 nights but stayed for 3 - it was to be the 'luxury' bit of our honeymoon after backpacking and we were not disappointed! It was absolutely perfect, the beach is incredible and you can kayak or paddleboard as well...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 weeks in New Zealand staying in 5 different accommodations in order to see as much of the South Island as possible. Adrift with Gordon was our favorite!! Not only was this a perfect and beautiful location, but Gordon was a delight to...More

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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US$205 - US$745 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"Worth paying more for the beachfront cottages I think. A real treat"
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"Studio is attached to owners house cottages are separate, some on the beach"
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"The studio was the best!!"
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