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Driftwood Bay of Islands Beachside Cottage Rentals

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Olive grove
Sunrise at Driftwood
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The Hammocks' private beach
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

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NeoAngelz
Queenstown, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“We Cant stop smiling”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

Wonderful, just perfect, this place is totally beautiful, remote but at the same time really close to KeriKeri, the Cottages are of premium quality, every detail looked perfect. The views, the fragrances, the sounds of the wild. Everywhere you look will be perfect for a photograph, and every step outside the Cottages will be like walking on air, refreshing and energetic.
Vanessa and her Family are excellent people, always willing to give a hand and trying to make your time there the best as you enjoy their beautiful property, We started smiling as soon as we arrived, we smile everytime we remember it, why are you still reading??? GO!!!

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: I cant choose one thing
Liked least: That we had to leave. Honestly. it was superb
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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BJReview
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Best Bay of Islands accommodations for international travelers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

This is the best place an international traveler could stay for an authentic kiwi holiday experience. Many people told me the Bay of Islands area was a must-see area and it is. I would now also say that the Driftwood cottages are must-stay accommodations in the Bay of Islands too. My Driftwood vacation rental (they call it a “bach” in New Zealand) was SO much better than any hotel - SO much bigger, more private, and with way more genuine kiwi charm and personality than any hotel chain could ever provide. The views of the beach and ocean and NZ native bush were beautiful. I got a full kitchen AND living room AND private deck AND WiFi AND not sharing halls or walls with strangers you might not like... and for THIS price? How lucky was I to find these rental cottages!?! Wish I could stay longer, hope to come back.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
5 of 5 stars Bedding & mattresses 5 of 5 stars Kitchen & utensils
5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
5 of 5 stars Service
Liked best: Spacious, private, affordable, charming decor, and VIEWS - beach, ocean, bush -
Liked least: Didn’t get to stay long enough - hope to come back again before I leave New Zealand
Traveling group: Solo
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children People with pets
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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