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Adrift in Golden Bay

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“the cottages”(29 reviews)
“mussel inn”(24 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Self-Serve Laundry
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Adrift is without a doubt the best location in Golden Bay from which to explore the surrounding area - Golden Bay, Takaka, Farewell Spit and top of the Abel Tasman. Cottages are gorgeous as are the landscaped grounds. Right on the beach with views of...More

Thank job1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. It is absolutely quiet and peaceful. The perfect place to relax with just sitting on the terrace with stunning views on the ocean. A perfect location for beach walks. Also amazing hosts.

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We just spent two weeks driving around the South Island. We stayed in luxury lodges, 4-5 star hotels and up market B&B’s. Adrift was our favorite and best value place to stay. We had three nights in the honeymoon cottage and loved it. The owners...More

Thank mmcfj
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Great place to stay, extremely friendly and the sunrise was spectacular. Would highly recommend it as we found it had everything and you felt like you were there by ourselves. Good area to stay as plenty to do near by.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 10 December 2017

We loved staying in one of the beachfront cottages at Adrift. It was a treat for a birthday weekend, and although pricey, it was PERFECT. We adored the privacy. We slept with all the windows and curtains open to listen to the sea, the dawn...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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$222 - US$648 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$222 - US$648 (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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