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Driftwood Lodge

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Overview of Driftwood Lodge

Entire apartment

Driftwood Lodge

3.0 star property
Cable Bay apartment on beach

8.8/10 Fabulous

7 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
333 SH 10, Cable Bay, Cable Bay, 0420
Main amenities
  • 7 smoke-free apartments
  • Housekeeping once per stay
  • On the beach
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Flat-screen TV

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Kaitaia (KAT) - 28 min drive
  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 59 min drive


  • Mangonui Fish Shop & Takeaways - 6 min drive
  • The Thai - 6 min drive
  • Waterfront Cafe & Bar - 6 min drive
  • Wild Nekta Cafe and Bakehouse - 3 min drive
  • Out of the Blue - 2 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

Enjoy your visit to Cable Bay with a stay at Driftwood Lodge. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests can keep active with on-site volleyball. A terrace and a garden are offered, and apartments have conveniences such as fridges and microwaves.



At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • 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
  • 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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Property amenities


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


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

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

Food and drink

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


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


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


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

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


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • Laptop workspace


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • 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 (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • 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


  • 7 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20.0 per day


<p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Are pets allowed at Driftwood Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Driftwood Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Driftwood Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
What is there to do at Driftwood Lodge and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities such as volleyball. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Does Driftwood Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, each apartment features a deck or patio.
What's the area around Driftwood Lodge like?
Driftwood Lodge is located a short 1-minute walk from Cable Bay Beach.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


8/10 Very good

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.
Daniel, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Right off the beach. Friendly staff.
Elizabeth, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Best stay ever!
John, 2-night trip
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8/10 Very good

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.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Shh! Don't tell everybody!
Fantastic location, helpful friendly staff, comfortable homely facilities. Could not have been happier
Michael, 1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

sehr unkompliziert und freundlich. Tolle Lage. Einkaufen und essen gehn nur mit Auto möglich
2-night family trip
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