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Overview of Driftwood Lodge

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Featured image
On the beach, sun-loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Terrace/patio
Terrace/patio
Full-sized fridge, microwave, hob, coffee/tea maker
Entire apartment

Driftwood Lodge

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCable Bay Beach1 min walk
    Popular LocationTaumarumaru Recreation Reserve2 min drive
    Popular LocationTaipa Beach3 min drive
    AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)56 min drive

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Panoramic Triple Room, Ocean View, Beachfront

No guest room rating
  • 40 sq m
  • Studio
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Queen Bed

Family Apartment, Ocean View, Beachfront

No guest room rating
  • 50 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 1 Queen Bed

About this area

Cable Bay

Located in Cable Bay, Driftwood Lodge is on the beach. Butler Point Whaling Museum is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Cable Bay Beach and Taumarumaru Recreation Reserve.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Cable Bay Beach - 1 min walk
  • Taumarumaru Recreation Reserve - 2 min drive
  • Coopers Beach - 3 min drive
  • Taipa Beach - 3 min drive
  • Rangikapiti Pa Historic Reserve - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 55 min drive

Restaurants

  • Mangonui Fish Shop - 5 min drive
  • Little Kitchen on the Bay - 5 min drive
  • Mangonui Hotel - 5 min drive
  • Indian Spice - 5 min drive
  • Acorn Bar - 5 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Driftwood Lodge

Beachfront apartments for sun and fun
When you stay at this beach apartment building, you can enjoy umbrellas and sunloungers. Each apartment provides a fridge and a microwave, plus free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Added amenities include a hob, premium bedding and a coffee/tea maker. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Driftwood Lodge offers 7 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Beds feature premium bedding. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Beach

  • On the beach
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Fridge (full size)
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Toaster

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Rollaway/extra beds: NZD 20.0 per day

Bathrooms

  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Hairdryer

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace
  • Decking or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Walkway to water

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace

Pets

  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Things to do

  • Beach volleyball on site

General

  • 7 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; your host will greet you

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Driftwood Lodge Apartment
Driftwood Lodge Cable Bay
Driftwood Lodge Apartment Cable Bay

Frequently asked questions

4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 7 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 7 reviews
4 - Good 57%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 7 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 7 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 7 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.2/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Room comfort
Northland adventures.
The location is amazing with fantastic views. The one bedroom is small but we made it work. The staff are friendly and helpful. Easy access to lot's of things in the Northland.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Beachfront
Right off the beach. Friendly staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best stay ever!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
A great stay at beachfront property.
We had a great time staying at Driftwood, the hotel is superbly located. We upgraded to the suite upstairs as were allocated a room right next to reception with no view so keep that in mind, but otherwise and overall a great stay.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Shh! Don't tell everybody!
Fantastic location, helpful friendly staff, comfortable homely facilities. Could not have been happier
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020