Driftwood Retreat

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TV with premium TV channels
Egyptian cotton sheets, premium bedding, individually decorated
TV with premium TV channels

Overview of Driftwood Retreat

Entire home

Driftwood Retreat

3.5 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
749 Dillons Point Road, Riverlands, Riverlands, Marlborough, 7273

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMontana Brancott23 min drive
  • Popular LocationMarlborough Golf Club26 min drive
  • Popular LocationCellier Le Brun29 min drive
  • AirportBlenheim (BHE-Woodbourne)30 min drive

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Nature's Retreat

  • 41 sq m
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 King Beds

Tree House

  • 70 sq m
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area


Driftwood Retreat is located in Riverlands. Lawson's Dry Hills and Montana Brancott are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Pollard Park and Wairau River.

What's nearby

  • Marlborough Convention Centre - 16 min drive
  • Lawson's Dry Hills - 20 min drive
  • Montana Brancott - 23 min drive
  • Marlborough Golf Club - 26 min drive
  • Cellier Le Brun - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 23 min drive


  • 23 Grove Road Coffee House - 6 min drive
  • The Wine Station - 6 min drive
  • Sagai Japanese Restaurant - 7 min drive
  • Dodson Street Beer Garden - 7 min drive
  • Watery Mouth Café - 7 min drive

About this property

Entire place

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

Driftwood Retreat

3.5-star holiday home in Riverlands with free parking
This smoke-free holiday home features laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All homes are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. Kitchenettes with fridges are standard, and guests will also find furnished balconies and Egyptian cotton sheets. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Guest accommodation at Driftwood Retreat is accessible via exterior corridors and offers a hairdryer and free toiletries. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Kitchenettes offer fridges, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is offered once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Languages spoken


Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed


  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: NZD 20 per person


  • Premium bedding
  • Bed sheets provided
  • Egyptian cotton sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • No lifts
  • Soundproofing
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limited housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)


  • Individually decorated
  • Access via exterior cooridors

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Check-in from 3 PM - 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

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.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 20 per person (approximately)

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

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 Retreat House Blenheim
Driftwood Retreat Blenheim
Driftwood Retreat Riverlands
Driftwood Retreat Private vacation home
Driftwood Retreat Private vacation home Riverlands

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 4 reviews
5 - Excellent 75%
Rating 4 - Good. 0 out of 4 reviews
4 - Good 0%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 4 reviews
3 - Okay 25%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 4 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 4 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I will be back soon Really peaceful and yet close to town
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent hosts beautiful property. Would highly recommend
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2018

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
Great except for mosquitoes
Beautiful setting and accommodation. Enjoyed being amidst the animals and gardens. The only downside was the horrible experience trying to sleep with many mosquitoes! I would stay again but be warned about keeping door closed!!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017