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Beaufort House Akaroa

42 Rue Grehan Banks Peninsula, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand
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#2 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Akaroa
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Treat yourself to a memorable experience in one of Akaroa’s gracious historic homes. A charming and romantic retreat nestled in a beautiful one acre garden and vineyard. Enjoy cosy open fires and gorgeous bedrooms. Join us for a glass of our estate wine in the evenings. Linger over our special cooked breakfasts. Tranquil, private and secluded yet just a short stroll to the village. Open all year round, multiple night rates and group bookings available.
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Linnie J wrote a review May 2021
Hamilton, New Zealand194 contributions38 helpful votes
We had one overnight stay at the fabulous Beaufort House in Akaroa which on arrival looked beautiful set in gorgeous gardens and stepping inside was just as wonderful. The many antiques, paintings and marine collectibles create a relaxing ambiance to totally unwind amidst luxurious surroundings. Our hosts Noel and Sharon made us very welcome and with such genuine hospitality that we soon felt 'at home', almost like long lost friends! The suites are spacious with top quality amenities, gorgeous bedding and towels and we felt like we were in a 5 star exclusive Lodge (without a $1800 price tag). Breakfast was delicious and substantial. Thank you Noel and Sharon for making my birthday so memorable. You are great hosts and we had a truly lovely stay ❤
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
Response from Sharon Rees-Thomas, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa
Responded 4 weeks ago
We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us Linnie - and very much appreciative your thoughtful review. Both Noel and I love to hear about our guests life's experiences - we have looked online at your daughters vineyard in the USA 'A Tribute to Grace' - an another amazing woman! We hope to meet up again! Best wishes Sharon & Noel
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Mike Wakefield wrote a review Nov 2020
Christchurch, New Zealand2 contributions
To hosts Sharon and Noel thank you so much for making our weekend away such a delight. Your incredible service and attention to detail in every way was fantastic. From wine and canopies on the lawn, to the stunning breakfast, the whole experience was thoroughly enjoyable. The house is stunning, and the facilities in this beautiful heritage building make this a "must do" if anyone is thinking of having a weekend away of utter indulgence. We loved our stay and will be back again. Such a special treasure in Akaroa. Thank you again... Mike and Nancy.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Terence G wrote a review Oct 2020
Whanganui, New Zealand209 contributions68 helpful votes
We stayed 3 nights at Beaufort House and enjoyed our stay. The house was built in the 1870’s and has been converted to a bed and breakfast whilst preserving its character. Set on a hillside with neatly arranged gardens and a small vineyard, it also has the original servant’s quarters. An extensive continental and cooked breakfast will set you up for the day. Drinks and canapés add another level to the experience. Thanks to Sharon and Noel.
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Date of stay: October 2020
Response from Sharon Rees-Thomas, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa
Responded 7 Oct 2020
We enjoyed meeting yourself and Leonie - you had the best weather possible. Appreciate your thoughtful review - thank you! Noel 's engine going back in his yacht today - so all is progressing well here!
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RedShoes wrote a review Sep 2020
Queenstown, New Zealand195 contributions15 helpful votes
Akaroa’s special boutique B&B What a find ... super hosts with Sharon and Noel. What a gracious and much loved heritage house. Filled with a wide ranging collection of nautical and antique finds...everyone has a story. Pre dinner drinks and canapes to meet the other guests. The room fit out is jaw dropping. The breakfast table setting iwould not be out of place in a 5 star london hotel!!! Chef Noel delivers a unique customised breakfast for each of us. So sorry to leave this haven. The only regret is we should have stayed 2 or 3 nights to explore akaroa fully. Thank you Sharon and Noel ... you made a great stay a perfect stay
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Sharon Rees-Thomas, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa
Responded 21 Sep 2020
We feel so spoilt- and appreciate your thoughtful review - thank you! Such a fun group staying at Beaufort House, from interesting backgrounds and conversations abounding. Love to see you both back in Akaroa - when your schedule allows. Best wishes Sharon & Noel.
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Judith V wrote a review Apr 2020
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom37 contributions47 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights at Beaufort House at the end of our 9 week holiday in New Zealand. The house, which is only a few minutes walk from the village centre is fabulous, full of treasures carefully displayed and our room was full of character and spotlessy clean. Sharon and Noel's hospitality go one step further than an ordinary B&B by inviting all the guests to join them for a drink and canapes in the evening and the breakfasts round an enormous table were a feast! Both were really helpful with suggestions of good walks and places to eat.
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Date of stay: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from Sharon Rees-Thomas, Owner at Beaufort House Akaroa
Responded 21 Sep 2020
We appreciate your thoughtful review! - happy memories in such difficult times worldwide. Our very best to you both and do hope all in well. Sharon & Noel.
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US$248 - US$263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Beaufort House Akaroa
Which popular attractions are close to Beaufort House Akaroa?
Nearby attractions include The Giants House (0.7 km), Akaroa Museum (0.6 km), and Banks Peninsula War Memorial and Grounds (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Beaufort House Akaroa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Beaufort House Akaroa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Beaufort House Akaroa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Beaufort House Akaroa?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Little Bistro, Mandala Restaurant, and Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar.
Is Beaufort House Akaroa located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 km away from the centre of Akaroa.