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    Adrift in Golden Bay

    52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 13 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 Bay

    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

    2  Thank S25UK
    Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden Bay

    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 25 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

    2  Thank Bretsnow
    Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden Bay

    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 23 March 2016
    Google Translation

    Zum Finale unserer Neuseeland-Reise haben wir zwei Nächte an diesem wunderschönen Ort verbracht! Wir hatten ein Beachfront Cottage und es...More

    Thank Gabriela5555
    Response from Emily L, Manager at Adrift in Golden Bay

    Vielen Dank fur Ihre Bewertung! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us.

    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
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    • US$183 - US$460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    4acadia
    Hello! I hoped to find out if kids (I have one 13 year old) are allowed at the property. Thanks!
    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
    How do I get there from Christchurch?
    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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    "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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    "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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