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Akaroa Criterion Motel

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  • Excellent65%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“top floor”(32 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One night in Akaroa and this is lovely accommodation, conveniently located. Our hosts were very friendly and accommodating. We were on the first floor and overlooked the car park (unfortunately) and not the beautiful harbour but the room was spacious, comfortable and well appointed with...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 nights in Akaroa and were very happy with our motel. Felicity was very helpful from arrival to departure which was appreciated. Lovely clean room, spacious studio room with kitchen, couch, large bed. We were in the access room which opened onto outside...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room is spacious and had everything that we needed including comfortable lounge chairs, small dining table and chairs, small kitchenette with sink and most utensils. The bed was king size and...More

Thank Keithl1234
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Keith Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and that you liked our newly renovated rooms. We do enjoy the interaction we have with our guests, and are more than happy to help with any query's...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a centrally located motel ,and the rooms are very spacious, the bed is very comfortable, could not recommend this higher , I’m in love with akaroa, It’s just a short walk to many restaurants many with a French flavour,

Thank les s
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Les s Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Akaroa, it is truly a special place to visit. Please come back a see us again one day. Kind regards Felicity

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Christchurch international airport in the early afternoon and picked up our rental car to drive to the lovely place of Akaroa. The travel itself is a beautiful relaxing 90 minutes drive before reaching this little town surrounded by the crater of a...More

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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Happyfourgent Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. Akaroa is truly a unique place to stay, with beautiful views of the hills surrounding the harbor. Our rooms are spacious enough that even on a bad day you can sit...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$96 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$96 - US$155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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