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Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation

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Ipswich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything was clean and the staff were friendly. Only issue was the hot water... It took ages to heat up and when it did it lasted about 10 seconds before going cold again :( I would definitely recommend this place!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a lovely place. Really nice relaxing atmosphere and a good emphasis on customer satisfaction. Recieved an Email prior to my stay with things to do which was great. Easy check in and great perks (free fresh bread and love the Spotify in the lounge). Would definitely recommend, loved staying here!!

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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In March I was lucky enough to detour to Drifting Sands via Berlin en route to my hometown of Byron Bay. I had never visited the south island of NZ before and when the opportunity arose I figured I was already on the road, so to speak. With no expectations I was beyond delighted to arrive at what must be... More 

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just few minutes walking distance to beach and driving distance to attraction. we saw awesome milky way in the night time too! Room is nice and confortable for us especially during the winter time. overall, everything is ok for us.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely loved my time at drifting sands! Claire is the best host that anyone could ask for and makes everyone who comes through her door feel at home. The bread in the mornings is delicious, and the beach that is just a few steps from the back door is stunning.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Host was very accommodating & friendly. Room was warm & comfortable,had a great sleep. Style of accommodation was beautiful ,the host has a wonderful eye for detail. Meet lovely people staying there as well so drifting sands was a very warm & friendly place to be.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing hospitality! Everyone was so nice and stayed up with us and talked with us over dinner. Great facilities: really nice kitchen and the homemade bread in the morning was delicious! 10 out of 10 would recommend if staying in Hokitika! If I'm ever there again I will definitely stay again! Thanks for everything!

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner was one of the nicest people I have ever met and went out of her way to make you feel at home. Excellent access to the beach and the town. Absolutely would recommend drifting sands to anyone going through Hokatika.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay. Fantastic host and good facilities. Loved the cats. room was clean and comfy bed and nice warm bedding. Fresh bread in the morning is a nice touch. Nice and close to a good pizza restaurant.

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Alexandra, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, quality fit out, lovely owner. Comfortable beds, friendly cats, close to town and more. Close to the beach as well Hokitika was a nice town and very pleasant Lots to do and relatively close, good restaurants are a bonus

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 - book in and make yourself at home. Snuggling in line-dried linen, 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 iMac jukebox. Light a bonfire on the beach, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Drifting Sands Beachfront Accommodation

Address: 197 Revell Street, Hokitika 7810, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Hokitika
Price Range: $70 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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