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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Suites
Kitchenette
Concierge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Room: Room is clean, comfortable and large in space. Location: Got car park and near city center, there's a lake nearby which may have some relaxation time Amenities: Got a small kitchen and heaters in the rooms.

Thank CrystalMak
Property's Favourite Review
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

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 1 week ago via mobile

Just leaving this lovely little motel now after a perfect stay. We only had one night but loved every minute here soaking up the beautiful views over the water from our top floor studio room. It was great to wake in the morning and pull...More

Thank Louisa66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We asked for a unit with a waterfront view and that's exactly what we got! Fantastic spacious unit right on the waterfront with the most wonderful views of the harbour. So peaceful and relaxing, just what we needed. Absolutely perfect for a late afternoon glass...More

Thank LouiseL3202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic property best location in Akaroa as it’s away from the hustle bustle totally waterfront and very quiet. You can walk from here to any of the lovely local restaurants. Love this place and super friendly staff

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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 More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Babysitting
Concierge
Laundry Service
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$90 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa
,
Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
24
Price range
US$90 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa
,
Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
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Notdunroaming
16 September 2015|
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Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM | Property representative |
HI , Thank you for your email. Could you please contact us by email or phone +64333047484, you can also find our details on the top of our TripAdvisor page. We will need your name and your booking number. At this stage we... More
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"The motels are split into two sections. Ours was unit 87 (across the little bridge, by the large outdoors..."
LouiseL3202
4 weeks ago
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"Units to the right (81, 82, 83). Superb with private patio and ocean views"
NeilUK71
25 Jul 2018
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"Waterfront rooms have fantastic views."
Toshes
7 Jul 2018
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"If you don't want steps make sure to request a ground floor unit."
HollyFan
6 Jul 2018
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