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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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Located in the beautiful, historic French village of Akaroa, just 1.5H from Christchurch. With 24 refurbished units to choose from featuring studio,1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, you can enjoy affordable comfort with the waterfront right at your doorstep. With most units offering views of the water, spacious living and well-equipped kitchens you have everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. We are only a minutes stroll to the art and craft shops, restaurants, cafes and other attractions Akaroa has to offer. You could also relax in our private hot tropical spa pool.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Harbour View
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All reviews separate bedroom great location grassed area giant chess board easy walk to restaurants outdoor games sea birds water front waters edge spacious unit fresh milk the kitchen the ground floor queen bed coffee plunger water pressure living area
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Motel exceeded our expectations, we had a ground floor two bedroom with kitchenette. Great view a few steps from the door. Fun outdoor games (pool table, giant chess set, giant four square). The spa was down but we didn't miss it. Short walk (1/2 mi.)...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

My wife & I stayed here for 3 nights over a cold,wet long weekend. The unit was clean, spacious,warm & had everything needed for self-catering. The location is good - on the waterfront & supermarket & several cafes within 200m or so - all other...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank dbuckleymaitland
Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 24 June 2018

Dear Dbuckleymaitland. The weather was NOT at it's best when you stayed with us, but I remember it did not stop you from going out! Thank you for staying with us and for your nice comments! Hope we will meet again. Kind regards, Team at...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

We stayed here in December 2017 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Nice and comfortable, clean and very handy to everything and the staff very pleasant. We were impressed so have once again booked to stay beginning of December this year. This time we have booked a...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Val R
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This group has a couple of motel properties side by side. We stayed in the block right on the waterfront. We chose a downstairs unit so we didn’t need to drag our luggage up the stairs. If I had any criticism at all I would...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 709TAM
Reviewed 28 October 2018

What an amazing stay. The view from the window of the bedroom was directly out to Akaroa Harbour. Absolutely stunning. Whether in sunshine or cloud, the view was still picture postcard. Quiet, close to all amenities, attractions and the main wharf, these units are certainly...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Eracantus C
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"Ground floor was nice with sliding glass door. Unit was very quiet."
oldlady21
1 week ago
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"Well appointed, very clean, laundry facilities, car parking."
eracantusc
28 Oct 2018
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"Waterfront rooms are well appointed and right on the foreshore."
IanW-QLD
17 Oct 2018
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"The motels are split into two sections. Ours was unit 87 (across the little bridge, by the large outdoors..."
LouiseL3202
16 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$99 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
akaroa waterfront hotel akaroadriftwood hotel akaroa
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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