DRIFTWOOD STUDIO-SELF CONTAINED

House - Private room · Andrews Road, Queenstown, Otago 9300, New Zealand

The Space

Choose privacy or you're welcome to mingle.
We are both proud Queenstowners and will do our best to make your stay AWESOME !!

This is our 1 Bedroom Studio Apartment, complete with separate entrance off the garage on the top level (driveway) of our modern 3 level home. Comfortably furnished and offering a full bathroom and spacious walk in robe. Features underfloor heating and a convection heater to keep you toasty in the Winter. A 2 plate hob and microwave ensure all of your holiday cooking needs are met and the fridge will keep things cool. In addition we have heaps of extra storage if you need things secure during your stay. Guest parking is also located at the top of the drive.

The Bus to downtown will take 4 minutes and is located at the bottom of our road, or if you love the outdoors it's only a 25min stroll to town with awesome views. The Frankton lakeside trail is the alternative route, entrance located by the Rees Hotel 5 minutes walk downhill. Access to the Queenstown Hill loop track is 20 minutes walk away.

If you're here for skiing or snow boarding we have 2 ski fields within 45 minutes (Coronet Peak and The Remarkables), busses at the bottom of the street. 3 additional fields are within 1.25 hours (Cardrona, Snow Park and Snow Farm) so there's plenty of opportunity from cruising, terrain parks, cross country skiing or half pipe antics..enjoy. Outside of ski time there's a myriad of activities available close by including mountain biking, hunting, fishing, paragliding, zip trek, gondola and luge, bungee, river rafting, canyoning, jet boating, climbing, wine tours....

We are used to guests from all over the world and are well established in Queenstown. If it's advice, adventure or even a game of golf or tennis, skiing.... just ask and we can more than likely make it happen for you...I'm often off Hunting, diving and getting into the mountains in the 4WD, so let me know if you want to tag along. I have even been known to go off chasing those elusive Hobbits...

...and if there's anything at all you need we're only just downstairs....So welcome to our home!

**STOP PRESS** Summers HERE....Where are you???

Guest Access

Self contained flat but feel welcome to pop down to see us anytime. Use the deck and beanbags at your leisure

Interaction with Guests

Up to you. We're friendly and have the occasional glass of wine so feel free to pop in. Peter-Ray is a qualified Massage Therapist and offers a very special rate for our guests.

The Neighborhood

Close to town but far enough away to escape from the eternal noise of tourists partying to all hours in the bars.
Remarkables Park shopping easily accessible by bus in 10 mins of 4 mins to Town. We're just off the main thoroughfare and it's a short hop across the road to the lake and Frankton cycling/walking track.

Getting around

Bottom of the street are 2 bus stops so you can go either way. Ask to borrow the bikes if you wish.

Other Things to Note

Internet details and other housekeeping details are listed on the back of your entrance door.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $15 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $720 /week
Check In: 11:00 AM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict

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  • Five Stars +. I decided last minute to go to Queenstown and had made no arrangements for a hotel. I went online and asked to stay with Peter-Ray right before I hopped on the plane and I had a great apartment overlooking the Remarkables at Peter's place by the time the plane landed. In other words, I lucked out finding this cozy, clean, new, convenient place all to myself. I'm a pretty independent traveler and having this private apartment to come and go from as I pleased was perfect. The hosts couldn't be sweeter and immediately welcomed me into their home, offered me a glass of wine, and were helpful with helping me plan a great trip to Queenstown. Enough said--this place was awesome!

    March 2014
  • Peter-Ray's place is modern, comfortable and is situated in one of the most stunning cities in the country. You must enjoy the mountain views from his deck. He's got a wonderful family who treated me to a delicious glass of wine.

    March 2014
  • Our stay in Queenstown was perfect! Peter-Ray was very friendly and gave us some great tips on what to do around town. The room was very comfortable and had everything we needed. Would definitely stay there again in the future.

    March 2014
  • Greta spacious & clean apartment at a fantastic location on the lake close to the city centre. Peter Ray and his wife were very kind, fantastic and helpfull hosts. We look forward to be back there one day, as there is so much to do and see around Queenstown.

    February 2014
  • These guys were so lovely! Accommodation was just awesome. Home away from home

    February 2014
  • l arrived at Driftwood studio to be greeted by the very warm and friendly host, Peter-Ray.

    He and his family were only too happy to share their home, and balcony which had wonderful views overlooking the beautiful lake of Queenstown.

    The fully self-contained studio was well appointed, with all the mod-cons, and kept in immaculate condition, catering for all a traveller's needs.

    lts located about 30 minutes scenic walk from the town centre, with access to a bus stop closeby as well, if you are without car as l was.

    l'd like to thank Peter-Ray and his family for their generous hospitality, and helping my visit to Queenstown be an enjoyable and memorable experience.

    l would therefore not hesitate in recommending this accommodation to other travellers.

    February 2014
  • Excellent private accommodations at a great value for Queenstown! Superb hospitality as well. Location is also a quick drive into downtown and an easy walk to local trails. Five stars all the way!

    February 2014
  • We have loved our time in Queenstown, and this has been in no small part, due to the excellent facilities and location on offer here in this apartment. Queenstown, is truly the adventure capital of the world, and it is hard to see how you could be bored here. There are many good restaurants, great night-life with live bands in lots of the bars each night, excellent street entertainers and generally just a friendly vibe around the whole town. It is a great little apartment, perfect for two people, clean, modern and with all facilities as described. The hosts Peter-Ray and Li Ying, were tremendously helpful, and invited us for a lovely family meal during our time here. The apartment is situated about 2 miles or 30 minute walk from Queenstown. Access to the Frankton Track & Queenstown Trail is via the Rees Hotel, (just across the main road), which provide excellent walking and cycling routes either in to Queenstown, or to Frankton, Arrowtown, Gibbston and Jack's Point. Public transport in the Queenstown area is excellent, with buses every 20 minutes during the day. The No. 11 bus stop is 5 minutes walk, from the apartment, and goes either to Queenstown, or to the airport and Remarkable's Shopping Centre. Would definitely book this apartment again.

    February 2014
  • My boyfriend and I spent 11 nights at Peter-Ray and Li-Ying's self contained apartment. They were easy to get along with and easy to communicate with from the outset. Peter-Ray went out of his way to pick us up from the airport and give us tips about Queenstown. They invited us down to the main house for a wine several times and even invited us over for dinner for an authentic Indonesian meal along with two other Irish guests.

    The apartment has everything you need but the kitchen is a quite contained with a microwave and hotplates which meant that we ate out a lot. The house is on the top of a hill which was excellent for us as it meant that we worked off some of our indulgences however if you have trouble walking up hills (500m or so) then this might be a little difficult.

    Peter-Ray, Li-Ying and their son Justin-Lee are wonderful people, great company and excellent hosts. I would recommend their place many times over.

    January 2014
  • Can't imagine a better Airbnb stay: host, location, accommodation - whole package! The place was as described. Peter was friendly, accommodating, and a wealth of local info and recommendations. We wouldn't have done the Dart River trip without his recommendation, which turned out to be the highlight of our time in the Queenstown area! Thanks, Peter!

    December 2013
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