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La Rive Akaroa Motel

1 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We found the unit very tired and in need of significant refurbishment. Didnt see the owner during our stay, key was left in the unit door and a note on the office door with details of our unit. Very disappointing for the cost.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good location and room was clean but the 2 bedroom apartment we stayed in is badly in need of redecoration (breeze block walls!) and the kitchen section needs replacing. Settee was grubby and not particularly comfortable. This was the only accommodation we found in 3 weeks travelling around South Island where no free wifi was available. Akaroa hosts many Cruise... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Situated in a good location as you drive into Akaroa this motel complex is close to all shops, restaurants and other places of interest located close to the town. Seriously in need of redecorating it was however clean and well laid out. Compared to other establishments we stayed out during our 10 day stay in the South Island this one... More 

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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We booked a 2 bedroom apartment for one night over Queen's Birthday weekend. The motel is situated as you drive in to Akaroa and is within walking distance of most shops and restaurants. The apartment was clean (if outdated) with a small kitchenette, dining table and couch in the main living area, along with a small old tv and a... More 

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New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We spent 2 nights at La Rive at Queens birthday weekend. The 2 bedroom unit was very tidy and clean. Lovely situation and only a very short stroll to the shops etc. Great pub over the road with great meals. The only problem we encountered was that the toilet had a leak and the floor was always wet. We would... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had such a great location in our upstairs 2bdrm apartment, an awesome view and comfortable and warm. Staff were very friendly and accomodating, right from making the booking to our arrival and departure

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised after driving all the way from Geraldine and arriving rather late in the evening. The reception had a phone to and I got to enter the room immediately as keys were on doors but Simon, the owner was attending a school reception. My room number was number one, just opposite the reception entrance. Easy to unload... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

unfriendly staff, never spoke only took money. carpet very dirty, we could accept condition of property if the staff had been better, they seemed over their job.no offer of more toilet paper, soap, dishwash etc.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Easy to locate - 1st hotel to reach when you are coming to Akaroa. Easy to check in (key in door) Room - very big, clean (however the hotel itself is quite old) Parking space provided Walking distance to the main town(15mins)

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Book early for Akaroa then you aren't left with this option. It looks quaint on the photo but in essence is a single skin breeze block building with both internal and external walls painted. Can't imagine what the condensation must be like in winter. The decor is unique! A relic from the 1970's and not a pretty or functioning one.... More 

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Address: 1 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
La Rive Akaroas Boutique Hotel

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