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Adrift in Golden Bay

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“the cottages”(30 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
5 Star Hotel
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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

2  Thank EllesDan
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

2  Thank Vols2011
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Outstanding location and property. Excellent accommodation in private setting that leads to the beach. Set in private gardens which give privacy to each cottage delightful place to relax. In the missile of Golden bay which makes travel to all the attractions very easy. The owners...More

2  Thank BrentTraveller
Reviewed 9 March 2016

You have a private cottage with a view on a beautiful garden and the sea. It is calm, beautiful, and makes you want to stay a month. Gordon is there to make you enjoy every last bit of your stay there, by pointing out the...More

3  Thank Jean-philippe D
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights in January and what a lovely place it is! Really comfortable cottage with privacy from the other cottages - nice sea view- great breakfast ingredients supplied each morning and family are very welcoming and helpful. Great location for a holiday...More

2  Thank Kay P
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
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Price range
US$188 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$188 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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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"Beachfront Cottages get the best sea views"
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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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