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Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation

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197 Revell Street Goofing.fantastic.solidifying, Hokitika 7810 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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All reviews homemade bread the kitchen living room direct access to the beach home away from home facilities are great other guests comfortable beds beautiful beach new zealand outdoor bath shared bathroom location is great nice room hokitika gorge a great place to stay glow worm dell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night, and was impressed from the moment I arrived to the moment I left. Claire, the owner, was super friendly and showed me to my room (double bed, down-filled bedding, cosy and stylishly decorated) and gave me a quick tour...More

Thank threeyearsinshanghai
Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Kindly for the awesome review and so glad you had a great stay enjoying all the comforts and creative touches. I am so sorry, completely my fault on the milk as the jug was in the dishwasher and I forgot to pop it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really neat place to stay. Right on the beach, close to the glow worms, supermarket and easy drive to other West Coast destinations. Claire is a fabulous host. Lots of great tips and info, really helpful and accommodating. The fresh home-made breads and spreads...More

Thank Julie O
Response from Sugarhawke, Owner at Drifting Sands Beachfront AccommodationResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words Julie, it was an absolute pleasure to host you and so glad you enjoyed your stay with us.Fabulous travels and I look forward to welcoming you back one day :)

Reviewed July 3, 2018

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 July 8, 2018

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 :)

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Description
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
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
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
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$80 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$80 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
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"I forgot the tip but was I supposed to?"
hubieabbott
Apr. 29, 2018
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"Just that l could hear quite abit, clearly through my wall beside my bed in the night."
A9285LXannel
Apr. 8, 2018
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"The room was clean and Beds were verycomfortable"
connieo88
Mar. 21, 2018
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"Very comfortable beds"
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Feb. 5, 2018
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