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Driftwood Retreat and Alpaca Farmstay

Rose & Will User Profile
Rose & Will

Driftwood Retreat and Alpaca Farmstay

Private room in nature lodge
4 guests2 bedrooms2 beds1 private bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 private bath
Sparkling clean
2 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great communication
100% of recent guests rated Rose & Will 5-star in communication.

We love sharing our natural environment and lifestyle farm, that is what inspired us to create two retreats near our home so visitors can relax and discover the New Zealand way of life. We love to meet fellow travelers and our aim is for all of our guests to leave refreshed and reconnected with nature.


Free parking on premises
Hair dryer
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed



23 reviews
Outstanding hospitality
Stylish space
Lorien User Profile
April 2017
Gorgeous place!
Katie & Kevin User Profile
Katie & Kevin
January 2017
A lovely little modern "cabin" near the river in Marlborough. We loved the design of the space, the beautiful breakfast supplies and scones, and the land surrounding the house. Make sure to take a walk around the property and visit the alpacas! We didn't do any of their offered…
Amy User Profile
December 2016
We had a lovely stay with Rose and Will. The cottage is very accommodating and near many great activities. The glass walls were great for bird watching and our son had a great time roaming the grounds. Rose and Will were very friendly and provided additional information on the…
Rich And Karen User Profile
Rich And Karen
August 2015
Rose and Will provided a beautiful haven for our stay in Blenheim. They provided a lovely, warm, and well-insulated, spotless and tidy place to stay, delicious home-baked goods, and had lots of cool local things to see and do. Rose and Will have a great love for and interest in…
Paul User Profile
June 2015
Rose & Will's place was lovely. Very quiet and private — an ideal retreat. My only regret is that I wasn't able to stay longer!
Rose & Will User Profile
Response from Rose & Will:
So good to hear you liked our little haven away from it all. If you are back this way Paul let us know, we are not planning to go anywhere! Cheers Rose and Will.
June 2015
John User Profile
October 2014
Rose and Will are extraordinary hosts with a fantastic place. It was simply one of the highlights of our trip to be able to meet these wonderful and gracious people and stay at their place. I highly recommend it for its beauty, charm and wild birds as well as alpalcas you can…
Rose & Will User Profile
Response from Rose & Will:
We wished you could have stayed longer too! We are glad you love our place like we do. We are always pleased to share this environment with others. Good luck with future journeys. Will and Rose.
October 2014
Laura User Profile
October 2014
Very special experience and enjoyed all the special treats provided and the animals on the farm.
Rose & Will User Profile
Response from Rose & Will:
We enjoyed meeting you to, hope we see you again. Rose, Will & Vix.
October 2014

Hosted by Rose & Will

Marlborough, New ZealandJoined in September 2013
Rose & Will User Profile
24 Reviews
I was brought up on a sheep farm in the Marlborough Sounds, I am now married to Will Parsons an ex farmer from Ward. We set up Driftwood Ecotours 10 years ago to share our wonderful wetland environment, we are pleased to now be able to accommodate guests as no one ever wanted to…
Interaction with guests
We love to meet our fellow travelers, however we also respect privacy. We treat each guest uniquely in this respect.
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The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3AM
Checkout: 10AM
After 3AM

House Rules

You must also acknowledge
  • Pet(s) live on property
  • Must climb stairs