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Akaroa Criterion Motel

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Superb harbor views from most rooms at this 4 plus star plus motel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Super-king beds, private balcony. Double glazing and underfloor heating. Free WiFi each day in every room. Free car parking with ltd under cover parking also.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Marina View
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We had a wonderful one night stay in a first floor studio room. The room was really large and well appointed. The bed was super comfortable and everything was spotless. The owners couldn’t have been more friendly and helpful, and were very happy to help us book a nature cruise
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience We love the fact that even though we are in the center of town we are still away from the business of the main road. We look forward to you visiting again. Kind regards Felicity
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Rooms are large, with a large comfortable bed. I was very impressed with the cleanliness of the rooms. Only downside in the kitchenette is that there is no hob for cooking. Very handy to supermarket and surrounded by plenty of cafes and restaurants. Lovely sea views from
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for taking the time to review our motel, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again sometime in the future.
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Lovely motel unit. Large room; big bed, sofa, tv, balcony with chairs & table. Nice bathroom and a small kitchen area. Only issue really is no hob only microwave so cooking is limited. Great bakery and a supermarket only a few steps away.
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 28 Nov 2018
Hi Broaden-the-mind Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so lucky to have a wonderful bakery called "Sweet As" right next door, the coffee and croissants are fabulous. Our rooms are lovely and spacious and guests do enjoy being able to spread out and enjoy the wonderful views of the harbor from the balconies. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Felicity
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the motel was situated very close to the beach font with fantastic views. it is very handy to a supermarket and resturants just across the road. the hosts were very pleasant and made us feel very welcome. The rooms are big spacious and very tidy. i would definatelyb go there
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 6 Nov 2018
Thank you for your review of our motel and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.
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Room was large, fantastic, studio that ticked all the boxes, heated tiles in the bathroom, lovely lounge to sit and relax, was even offered full cream or slim milk, super friendly staff would highly recommend
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 6 Nov 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our motel. We are so lucky to be living in this small piece of paradise and love sharing it with our guests. We hope you will return for another visit in the future.
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"higher floor rooms have sea view"
"great sea views out of all the rooms"
"Upstairs lovely view"
"Top floor would have the best views"
"We had no trouble in getting a room. But best to book ahead. The front rooms over looking the bay were the best for us."
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PRICE RANGE
US$92 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
akaroa criterion hotel christchurch
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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