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La Rochelle Motel

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1 Rue Grehan | cnr Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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  • 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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Sydney, Australia
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a self contained studio and this was our first night of our NZ trip and was a pleasant introduction. The owner/manager was vwery friendly and helpful & the room was clean and well equipped. The coffee plunger was much appreciated. The location was good being walking distance to waterfront and shops

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes we forget that not only is a place comfortable and clean but the human face is just as important. Jeremy welcomed us, helped with the luggage and travel information etc and even chatted about our previous visit and actually read our email and request. Thankyou, we had a great time and despite some rain we had a truly relaxing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We could not find accommodation in Christchurch and drove on spec to Akaroa. The motel we found is a ten minute walk from shops, restaurants and boat pier. Room 3 is modern and clean with a small private terrace next to a small stream. Breakfast pack was available the night before. Akaroa is a delightful village with an interesting history.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Although only a small town, parts of Akaroa can get a bit noisy at peak times. La Rochelle is at the entry to Akaroa and apart from a little flurry of coaches (another cruise ship was in town) we found La Rochelle comfortable and quiet. However, we were woken up both mornings by a very happy Tui. Considering we stayed... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Good service; easy location to get into town, but like the rest of Akaroa, a bit on the expensive side - especially after travelling around the northern part of the south island. Room was clean and tidy. Akaroa is interesting, and great vistas.

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Oamaru, New Zealand
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This motel was lovely, nice and clean and spacious. Our own little outside area was special, we looked out onto lots of native trees and a stream below. , the bird song was something we hadn't heard for ages. Very friendly staff, we would definitely stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We only spent one night in La Rochelle, the room was very beautiful and clean. The guy in the reception was very helpful with us. I highly recommend this place to stay in Akaroa, it is a great choice!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A very clean, modern, well appointed motel. It is close to eateries, bars and cafes. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Cost included free wifi in the room. Handy to shops and attractions. Close to water front and attractions.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our unit was clean and tidy, with a lovely seating area outside area next to the river. We got a friendly welcome from the host. The spa bath was only ok, in that it was a little small and the jets not great. Otherwise a lovely place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stayed for only 2 nights and wished we could have stayed longer. In our 6 week stay in New Zealand it was one of the best we used. Well appointed room with lovely patio. Very friendly and helpful owners. Noise was not a problem at all. We will return.

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