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Ocean Shores
Reviewed 1 March 2013

It has taken me over 6 weeks, or is it more?, to write a review on "Adrift by the Beach", as I have been unbelievably busy with life.... as we all are! BUT, I have always intended to make comment as our stay was a very, very enjoyable one. We are a family of 5..... Mum, Dad and 3 children....

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AdriftbytheBeach, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for an amazing review. It was a pleasure have your large family enjoy a bbq and a bit of a catch up. Thats what I enjoy most - Seeing my guests enjoying the facilities that we provide. Your son was a gem and I have a lot of children stay here that have disabilities - and I just...

Hallett Cove SA
Reviewed 18 February 2013

We were 3 large families travelliing through Coffs Harbour by mini bus. Exceptionally clean family size units with room to move and very comfortable beds and pillows!!!. Would recommend to anyone passing through or staying at Coffs Harbour on a budget. Convenient location very close to pub,beach and city centre etc. Deb the manager was very friendly and willing to...

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AdriftbytheBeach, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for a glowing review. It was my pleasure. You have a beautiful family and we look forward to your return. Cheers Deb

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We stayed here for two nights on a trip down the coast, and another night on our way back to the Gold Coast. We had booked a 2 bedroom unit, and it was surprisingly big - 2 good size bedrooms with really comfy beds (we had a brand new one on our last night there, so comfortable!), separate kitchen with...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We like to offer our guests who book through our website booking button - a free upgrade to a larger apartment (when available). Its just a little thank you to our guests for using our website. We have been working hard and long hours to make sure our guests standards are maintained. We will...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We choose to stay at Adrift last minute due to being stuck in the floods that block the highway from Grafton to Balina. The rooms were very spacious and clean, great location within walking distance to Pubs, Cafes, service stations and beach which was very convinient, Staff were very helpful on arrival and during the stay. The only disappointing factor...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you liked Adrift by the Beach. In relation to you being charged and me making advantage in a natural disaster situation. When you checked - I kept an eye on the rta and other sites for you to be able to advise you with the most recent updates and at 330 pm I advised...

Wauchope, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2013

After finding Adrift on the net we stayed for 2 nights. we were soooooo impressed we booked out the whole complex for our daughters up coming wedding. Debbie could not be more helpful. anything that we needed Debbie provided. any question was asnwered. we slept on cleen comfy beds, there is NOTHING wrong with the units. my family will always...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. I take a lot of pride and work hard to make Adrift what it is andmy cleaning crew are wonderful support as well - We areglad that you and your entire family will be able to spend the weekend at the complex and you can all enjoy the great facilities - the Large BBQ area...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Visited there for a couple of nights with relatives, had 2 rooms right next to each other. The place , yeah sure it's a bit old........but very clean neat and tidy. Debbie is terrific and was great when I rang to book and great when we got there, she is super helpful and does a top job !! Pool is...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. It is great to know that my guests are happy with clean, comfortable and affordable accommodation. We have a great bbq and pool are and our guests love that aspect. We will be working on the face fronts of the units this year as well as some landscaping around the...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2013

Myself and my family ( 5 members - 2 adults, 3 kids) stayed in an apartment here and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the rooms despite the bland, brick exterior. Our room was fitted with a plasma TV and the kitchenette was new and well equipped - a new oven and utensils. The beds were beautifully soft...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thanks Ellen for your glowing review. We have been working hard this year upgrading the larger apartments with new kitchens - carpets - beds and all the units have 42"plasma tv's - there is still some renovations to happen this year to the smaller apartments but we are getting there. It is good to provide the extra bed for the...

Bangkok
Reviewed 4 January 2013

The manageress Debbie could fit the role of a warder in a female prison. She had a big barny with guests whenever they disputed her ruling. I had a run in with her interpretation of "free wifi" after I questioned her shutting the wifi off for 24 hrs if you used more than 200MB, about 3 hours worth..A request for...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Thankfully - on Trip Advisor - we as accommodation operators also have the right to reply to customer reviews. 1. In response to me being like a Prison Warden - previous reviewers disagree with you AND I take offence to that as I work extremly hard to make my guests feel at home and remember at times going above and...

Sydney
Reviewed 22 December 2012

We stayed here for one night on our way from Sydney to the Gold Coast. Debbie was there to meet us and provided us with a free upgrade since there were six of us and she had a bigger place available for the night. Our room was very clean and great value for what we paid. Location wise you are...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

Cheers for the review - It was a pleasure meet and greet your family - we take pride in the cleanliness of the apartments and the pool/grounds, as for the free upgrade to a larger room upon arrival - your welcome - nothing worse than being cramped up when you dont need to be - free upgrades (when rooms are...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2012

I stayed with wife, baby and little brother for just a night on my way from Brisbane to Sydney. Honestly, this was the most modest and cheapest accommodation of our whole trip. Don't get me wrong! It was the best one too!! Even though Newcastle and Sydney accommodations were a lot fancier and pricey, this one was miles ahead in...

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Debbbie-Manager, Manager at Adrift by the Beach, responded to this review

WOW - thank you for your glowing review - your family were a delight to host - Your baby mesmerised me with his smile and his laughter - and to you and your beautiful family Please come again soon.. Next time book for a couple of nights so I can have more play time with baby.. It was a pleasure...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adrift by the Beach has 1 x 3 Bedroom Apartment 3 x 2 Bedroom Large Apartments and 6 x 2 Bedroom Apartments. The larger apartments have all been renovated and the 6 x 2 bedroom apartments are in the process of renovations to bring them up to date. All apartments are fully self contained and all Linen is provided and all have 42" plasma TVs. Adrift is a large complex with a large swimming pool-bbq-area and children's play area and games room. Free WiFi - Free DVD Hire - Weekly and Monthly Rates available. Group Bookings a specialty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Adrift by the Beach

Address: 5 Boultwood Street, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales 2450, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Coffs Harbour
Price Range: €70 - €242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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