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La Rochelle Motel

4.0 of 5 1 Rue Grehan | cnr Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A clean well appointed small motel. Quiet location on edge of town, but within easy strolling distance. Management are friendly and helpful. Upstairs room have a small balcony overlooking a stream, nice place to sit and unwind with a drink.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We slept very badly as the bed was so soft we kept rolling into each other. The bathroom was quite old and tired looking. The TV didn't swivel which made it hard to watch. We felt it was generally not terribly clean. Parking was a tight squeeze. The next night we found a superb modern, two room suite down the... More

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LaRochelleAkaroa, Owner at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

You are most welcome to submit your opinion on our property however we feel in our defence your comments are somewhat unfair and unjust. Our units are clean, warm and well appointed using the space we have wisely and attractively, that is our opinion. We have 2 beds to replace and unfortunately yours was one of the old, we have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is very nice small hotel. The rooms are nice big and with very good condition . The every thing looks new with very good care. manger was very helpful . location is great and there is a small river at the backyard with lovely sound.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A very quiet and comfortable hotel managed by friendly and welcoming people. Hotel is convenient to th village and with a lovely aspect over the trees and little stream. the kitchenette is very clean and well equipped.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Top room, comfy couch. Good night out on the town and easy walk back, good DVD player in room. Friendly owners. Entertainment provided by local football team playing across the road on the Saturday, look out for the 'leaping salmon' centre forward.

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Vienna Region, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our hosts were friendly and very helpful. The room was clean and warm. It's five minutes walk to the sea and there are some excellent restaurants close by. We'd definitely recommend the motel, and Akaroa is a beautiful place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

Above average room at the motel just as you come into Akaroa. It is walking distance to some shops and the grocery store but a long walk to most of the restaurants near the pier. We found the office staff to be very friendly and helpful and apologetic when we tried to check in at 2pm and no one was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was a great find. Very comfortable, clean and well kitted out motel room. Very good value for money. The motel is a ten minute walk from the centre of the village and was a great find. I'd definitely stay there again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms. There's a stream that runs alongside it which makes it quite peaceful even though there's a little noise from the road. There are DVDs for loan for entertainment, and the wifi is blazing fast!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Two couples stayed for 2 nights. Nice warm welcome by owner . Rooms were smallish but well appointed. Location to top end of Akaroa was good. Reasonably priced compared to other places I've stayed in Akaroa. Our room had non working hair dyer and a noisy refrigerator , other than that is was all good. Our travelling companions room wasn't... More

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LaRochelleAkaroa, Owner at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hondarider, Thanks for your review! Upon check out & your sharing with Jeremy we checked the hairdryer and your wife just failed to push the button at the bottom of the hand piece so it is all good working order. The fridge in Unit 2 was purchased last summer, we are sorry you found it noisy. Many folk do... More

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Address: 1 Rue Grehan | cnr Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Rochelle Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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