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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had stayed her before (last January) and, once again, was not disappointed. Lovely studio apartment (for 2) with everything needed for our 4 night stay. Everything (the apartment and the outside areas) clean and cared for. Hosts and staff very friendly, welcoming and helpful. Near enough to walk to shops/restaurants but not noisy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely new style motel, whole building and rooms are new fresh and very clean with everything you need, friendly staff, and near to the Park/Lawn end of town. Really nice to have a private outside area to sit (with a little stream and garden). Just needs a mosi plug and some better quality tea bags!

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a very comfortable night at this conveniently located motel in Akaroa. The owner was very welcoming and recommended a fantastic restaurant, just a short walk away. I particularly liked the little patio with table and chairs out of the back of the room, as on many occasions you get a kitchen to prepare food, but nowhere outside to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the only accommodation still available in Akaroa at the time I attempted to book. We were very pleased with the clean and comfortable motel and the friendly service and would love to return some time.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice motel (not hotel) in close location to the Akaroa centre. Very clean and presented extremely well. Young lady on reception was very good and helpful. Nice balcony to be able to enjoy the birds chirping! Hotel close by offered superb meals. Highly recommend and would definitely stay again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned to stay at La Rochelle for our last two nights on the South Island. However, our plans changed and we decided to head to Akaroa a day early. La Rochelle was able to accommodate us at the same rate that we booked our 2 night stay. This was a relief as we thought we might get charged a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice, comfortable motel on the edge of Akaroa, within walking distance of the local shops and restaurants. Our room had a balcony overlooking a stream behind the motel, a lovely quiet spot for a morning coffee or an evening drink. Some of the local walks up the hills behind Akaroa start from close to the motel.

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North, South Carolina
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a two bedroom unit which was just perfect for us (family with two young adult children). There was plenty of room in the common living area including a dining table for four. Nice small balcony where we enjoyed our morning coffee while planning the day ahead. The location is perfect, just on the outskirts of town, about... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved going to sleep and waking to the restful sound of the stream just outside my room. This motel is situated at the start of main Akaroa Street. It makes it a perfect place to enjoy a walk/wander around this quaint village and the magnificent harbour (now included in my Top Ten and favourite harbours of the world). There... More 

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

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that my lovely Mother who was motel minding while we took a family holiday before Xmas charged you the $5 wifi fee, it is actually complimentary now ...we forgot to tell her! Our toilet paper is an Eco friendly brand in line with NZ Qualmark standards and our environmental practices, sorry it... More 

Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If I designed a motel room myself, it would be exactly like this. Compact room, comfortable bed and excellent kitchenette, apart from a pair of scissors I found absolutely everything we needed. Go to the grand hotel for dinner it is only 50 yards away they serve the most amazing green lip mussels.

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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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