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    Adrift in Golden Bay

    52 Tukurua Road, Takaka 7182, New Zealand
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    • Excellent95%
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    “the cottages” (29 reviews)
    “spa bath” (16 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 12 May 2014

    Our schedule saw us fly in from Dunedin, via Christchurch to Nelson late afternoon, pick up a hire car and drive over Takaka Hill to Golden Bay. It’s quite a drive. By the time we reached Takaka (the town) we needed to stop for a...More

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    Response from Bess_Hampson, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 10 June 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review. Glad that you enjoyed the relaxed style and the quality of our breakfast set up. We're sorry about the limited TV channels; we have since updated our system to give better quality viewing...More

    Reviewed 9 May 2014

    Glorious drive to get to Adrift, and we felt instantly like we were in paradise as we came up the long drive way. We received a warm and unhurried welcome from Gordon, were helped with our luggage and shown to our cottage. Oh what a...More

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    Response from Bess_Hampson, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 10 June 2014

    Thank you so much for all the lovely comments – it's great to hear how much you appreciated staying with us and we're very grateful that you took the time to recommend Adrift. We're sure your comments will be helpful to others who are considering...More

    Reviewed 4 May 2014

    You need to stay here. The cottages provide fantastic luxuries, unparalleled views, delicious breakfasts, and an ideal private setting. They are also perfectly located to explore the stunning landscape that surrounds the Golden Bay and Abel Tasman areas. Would highly recommend this.

    3  Thank Jarryd P
    Response from Bess_Hampson, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 10 June 2014

    Thanks so much for your glowing recommendations – we really appreciate your feedback.

    Reviewed 4 May 2014

    We had a really lovely time here - a proper honeymoon type experience. Relaxed, unhurried, but with all the right touches. Despite having to ford floods to get to Adrift (unusually fierce cyclone!) the sun came out and we were able to completely relax in...More

    1  Thank Kate S
    Response from Bess_Hampson, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 10 June 2014

    We're so pleased that you enjoyed the beginning of your honeymoon with us after having to endure the delay caused by the tail end of the cyclone that affected New Zealand. It was a delight chatting with you both and thanks for taking the time...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2014

    If you're going to stay in Golden Bay, this is the only choice. We had the honeymoon cottage, which is the best of them -- a bit more private and secluded with its own "front yard" and wonderful lounge chairs to hang out in and...More

    1  Thank ChristopherChicago
    Response from Gordon H, Owner at Adrift in Golden BayResponded 8 April 2014

    Thank you very much for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed our Honeymoon Cottage. We have installed a new Wi-Fi system since your stay which even reaches to parts of the beach! Our previous system struggled, particularly connecting with smart phones. We have just now been...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$189 - US$403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    • Nelson-Tasman Region >
    • Golden Bay >
    • Takaka
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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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    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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