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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good7%
  • Average3%
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  • Terrible0%
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“breakfast hamper”(28 reviews)
“maxi bar”(12 reviews)
“local produce”(12 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
4 Star Hotel
Drift House consists of four very private and entirely self-contained suites. The use of innovative materials, salvaged timber and beautifully designed fixtures results in a modern, cutting edge and luxurious atmosphere. All suites have been appointed to a very high standard. They have...
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98 Gipps St, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284, Australia
31 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are hundreds of great cottages to rent in the beautiful old river mouth town of Port Fairy, once judged among the most livable towns in the world. Drifthouse provides its patrons with the opportunity to stay in one of four luxury units, renovated by...More

Thank poppybill
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Have stayed at Drift House a few times and loved it each time. Suite 3 is my favourite, it's absolutely gorgeous and spacious. (I do love the balcony of Suite 2 though!!) Don't expect a traditional 'hotel' experience - this is far more relaxing and...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 20 May 2018

I found The Drift House difficult to rate. Many things were excellent but a few little things, which individually seem petty, combined to bring the rating down a peg. First the positive: The room was attractive and interesting - with use of modern architecture while...More

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Response from Colleen G, Owner at Drift HouseResponded 21 May 2018

Thank you for your 4 star review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are sorry you found a few little niggles that were not pleasing to you. We would have appreciated you letting us know during your stay so that we could...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018

We recently stayed for 1 night in Suite 2 (upstairs/old part of house). We received a warm welcome from John. The suite is nicely renovated with all of the mod cons in the old building. It was very comfortable and relaxing. The full balcony is...More

Thank Doyoulikeourname
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Colleen welcomed us warmly and provided everything a needed for a great couple of days in Port Fairy. Room was very spacious, comfortable bed and the kitchen/refrigerator were well stocked. We very much enjoyed our stay at Drift House. We left an I-pad behind which...More

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Drift House consists of four very private and entirely self-contained suites. The use of innovative materials, salvaged timber and beautifully designed fixtures results in a modern, cutting edge and ...More luxurious atmosphere. All suites have been appointed to a very high standard. They have beautiful and spacious modern bathrooms with walk-in rain showers, deep baths, quality towels and products from Aspar by Aurora. A yummy breakfast hamper is supplied free of charge, focusing on local ingredients and is compiled daily. A typical hamper will include Irrewarra granola, poached fruit, Grampians Pure Yoghurt, Irrewarra Sourdough bread, a selection of preserves, eggs, avocado and house made baked beans. Espresso coffee machines and high quality teas are also provided free of charge. Less
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Although primarily designed to accommodate adults we do occasionally take children. It is probably best for you to give us a call to discuss dates and how things could work for your family. Contact details available at our... More
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"Unit two offers the front upstairs verandah with river and sea views"
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"Suite 2 upstairs"
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"Suite 3 has the outdoor fireplace and private courtyard"
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"Room 2 is probably best"
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