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The Grand Hotel Akaroa

6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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The Grand Hotel Akaroa
Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner there recently. Very friendly owner. Food was excellent, presentation first class. As we were staying in the caravan park up the hill.....very steep hill...a member of staff drove the 4 of us home.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

For the price this was a disappointment, Grand Hotel, well there's not much grand left as I'm not sure when it was last refurbished. We do not normally do these reviews, but when paying good money and you check in and the key is slapped on the counter without as much as a "welcome" or any words to indicate that... More

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Kingsville, Canada
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This hotel, opened in 1815, don't know how much modernizing it has had since then. There was no hot water at night but was in the morning, do they keep it on a timer? Very spartan room similar to a backpackers lodge, but our room did open out onto a balcony to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset. On... More

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Fox Glacier
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Went to the grand hotel for dinner with a group of friends for a hens night. Great food, great atmosphere and great service. Didn't see the hotel rooms but the restaurant was lovely. Chicken salad was very tasty and everyone in the group were happy with their meal which is great!!

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Gatwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The website looked great but when the basics aren't there it is disappointing. The toilet was broken, website promised Sky but here was only Freeview and the TV needed reception to come and use another remote to activate it as it is "too confusing to give people two remotes" It was nice having the view from the balcony but I... More

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Makikihi, null, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Part of a big group, booking the hotel for the weekend, relaxing, comfy and food was tasty. Room nice and clean with a view of the harbour. Easy walking distance to the local shops. Highly recommend, Thanks for a great weekend away.

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Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Great venue for a small conference or meeting. We booked out all the rooms and our team was very happy. Comfortable bedrooms, good food and friendly very obliging staff. Easy access and plenty of parking.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We were staying across the Road at La Rochelle and saw a big Black Board outside The Grand saying Bluff Oysters & Whitebait! How could we go past that?? Had the White bait fritter entree! This is make with all white bait and egg yoke (the old fashioned way), no fillers. It was a hug pattie packed with white bait!... More

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Dayton
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013 via mobile

Realizing this is an older hotel, the Grand Hotel was a nice place. The rooms were kinda small, but comfortable. The restaurant staff were very friendly and the food was good. I was hoping for a better view of the harbour, though. I was pleased the dining room was open on Easter Sunday.

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Christchurch
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

We had a great stay at The Grand Hotel in Akaroa recently. The accomodation was first class and the bed so comfortable - we could have stayed another week! The meals were tasty and salads obviously freshly made. The fresh whitebait was cooked as it should be and we can't wait to return. Nothing was too much trouble from the... More

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Address: 6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
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Ranked #4 of 6 hotels in Akaroa

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