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Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation

197 Revell St, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice stay here in de beginning of December. Nice room, great staff en delicious home baked bread in the morning. Flávio is a great host en does everything for his guests to feel at home and welcome. 300mtrs from the shops an restaurants. And a gee footsteps from a beautiful beach!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

such a friendly place. theres a young couple there i think they have only been there for a little while but they run the place fantastically. home made bread in the morning is yummy. we camped outside but where able to use bathrooms, kitchen etc and it was all so clean and fire was kept on which was cosy and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Awesome Beds! I mean, the sheets, the pillows and the mattress are just perfect, the only thing is you just won't get out of bed. When you do get out of bed, a homemade bread is made specially for you! This is the cosy small hostel you wan't to visit with just a great host and all she does is... More 

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Claire O, Manager at Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review Martijn, it was awesome in return to have you stay with us and so glad you enjoyed our bread and beds... like i say... get the beds just perfect and the rest is history... :) Have an awesome time travelling the rest of the South Island :) More 

Akaroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Drifting sands is one of my fave backpackers in NZ! Both a cosy escape from the wild West Coast weather and a laid back classic kiwi beach pad - every night I fall asleep to the sound of the ocean. Beautiful. You can't go past a bonfire on the beach, sunsets on the beach, or a walk down to the... More 

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Claire O, Manager at Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation, responded to this review

Our pleasure as always sneaky pixie to have you back time and time again... thank you for your infectious laughter, amazing personality and all round gorgeousness and i know i speak not from just me but from all the lovely guests who have had the pleasure to share your fabulous company! See you again soon :) More 

Turnhout, Belgium
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

Really nice hostel!!! Had a great time, nice sunset at the beach, glowworms nearby and a fantastic host!! The bed was so comfy, you don't get that a lot in most hostels. The living area is cosy, it makes you wanna stay forever... Well done Claire!!! Greetings

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Drifting Sands is a warm and welcoming stay within great location to Hokitika town. It's the perfect spot to witness a beautiful West Coast sun set, being right on the beach. We stayed in one of the private rooms and had the best nights sleep in the comfy, spacious queen bed. I'd recommend this place to anyone looking for a... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We used this as a convenient stop-over en-route to Marahau, and it was ideal in this respect. However, we are a middle-aged couple, and we did feel a bit out of place - the other guests were much younger, and were there for the 'chilling-out' experience which this property is ideal for. There wasn't much to do in the area,... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We stayed at Drifting Sands for one night and it was amazing. It's such a cozy and lovely place with really nice People. The place is next to a beautiful beach. We loved this place and we'll be back soon!

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Amazing place you can go in west coast, happy and friendly people everywhere, ready all the time for enjoy, and absolutely best beach for found jade greenstone, swimming and surfing as well, if you like sleep outside you have your little garden for your tent, and really good sleep because the sound of waves make you really comfortable, and best... More 

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Fox Glacier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I stayed four nights at drifting sands and I slept like a queen. Beds, amenities, atmosphere are just really lovely !! Do not hesitate you won't regret. Last but not least, you would get free yummy fresh home made apricot &dates bred in the morning to start your day :) Definitely would go back there if I come back to... More 

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Address: 197 Revell St, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
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Number of rooms: 4
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