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Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation

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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“homemade bread”(22 reviews)
“living room”(15 reviews)
“the kitchen”(22 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviewshomemade breadliving roomthe kitchendirect access to the beachhome away from homefacilities are greatother guestscomfortable bedsbeautiful beachlovely placeoutdoor bathnew zealandhot showershort walkstayed one nightshared bathroomlocation is great
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the quirky nature of your house. You have a great 'design flair'. Thank you so much for making us feel so welcome, and for going out of your way to furnish us with such a fabulous breakfast. Your lemon butter is really fabulous. Cheers,...More

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Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review Ang, so thrilled you enjoyed the design we love to share and the yummy lemon honey... you can find the recipe on the blog so you can make it at home too!! ...and as always - no...More

Reviewed May 24, 2018

Claire and her team were so kind and welcoming I showed up with out a reservation and she welcomed me into her home. Really enjoyed the fresh bread she made in the morning! Access to the beach was awesome!

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Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you Kindly for the awesome review Julia. An absolute pleasure to welcome you to our wee wonderland and so glad you enjoyed all the homely touches and homemade bread in the morning :)

Reviewed May 6, 2018

After days of Serviced appartments and hotels, the warmth and charm of Drifting Sands was most welcome. Comfortable, convenient and beautifully quirky we were lulled to sleep by ocean sounds and awoken to the delicious aroma of freshly baked bread. Absolutely a home away from...More

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Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded May 12, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time to share your stay and experience in our wee beachfront wonderland. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we welcome you back anytime you are passing again. Happy and safe travels :)

Reviewed April 29, 2018

A warm welcoming guesthouse right on the cool Tasman Sea. Everything within walking distance and nothing was too much trouble for our helpful host. She loves her life! Fresh traditional breakfast was a highlight.

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Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded May 24, 2018

Hey... thank you so much for your review - so glad you loved our vibe, experience and breakfast! Love to welcome you back again anyway - safe and fabulous travels :)

Reviewed April 20, 2018

If you like private , quiet, but cozy and comfortably stay... you will love this place, Also home made bread and jam are amazing ! You can make yourself at home , enjoy Thank you Clair and her team๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

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Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded April 27, 2018

Thank you kindly for taking time to share your experience... It was an absolute pleasure to host you and we are so glad you enjoyed the experience. We wish you the best of travels and sunshine to follow you.

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Drifting Sands is a cosy beachfront accommodation located in Hokitika on the stunning and rugged West Coast of New Zealand. Whether you're a single traveller, a couple, a family or a group of friends - ...More book in and make yourself at home. Snuggling in quality linens, the scent of fresh bread tickling your nose in the morning, the warm hug of a wooden fire while chilling on the couch, preparing a good meal to treat yourself after an exciting day... This is Drifting Sands. Just a 5-minute-walk from town you find a place to truly call home. Sleep on hotel grade mattresses, snuggled in feather duvets and quality linens. Enjoy delicious home-made bread in the morning and have a chat with fellow travellers at the large flitch dining table. Relax at the fireplace in the cosy lounge with a free cup of tea or coffee. Listen to your favourite tunes on the Marley. Light a bonfire on the beach, soak in out outdoor stargazing tub, jam a little and watch the sunset. Or get comfy on a Fatboy bean bag in our beach garden and watch a movie under the stars in the moonlight cinema. Just lean back and relax, you're home. Drifting Sands is also available for exclusive rental. Please get in touch to find out more. Less
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Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"I forgot the tip but was I supposed to?"
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"Just that l could hear quite abit, clearly through my wall beside my bed in the night."
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"The room was clean and Beds were verycomfortable"
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"Very comfortable beds"
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