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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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Waiuku, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful service very friendly. Very comfortable bed and warm room. I must note that the bathroom was one of the best I've come across for make up application very good lighting and convenient placement of electrical outlets.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy to find, good location. Rooms a good size and nice and clean. Open plan living area was very good for the family. Would stay here again. Akaroa can be a bit hit and miss with accommodation but this was a good one and we will use again next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very helpful and friendly at reception. Clean rooms ( but the tub chairs were so uncomfortable!) Short walk into town. Was nice to sit on the balcony and have a drink in the evenings. Went on the Mail Bus Run which was good.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Friendly staff, very clean and very tidy. The heater was put on before we got there (so thoughtful) and the room was so warm when we arrived. Breakfast was delivered to our door the night before so we didn't have to get up early to collect it early in the morning. Wifi was free! everyone loves free wifi! The bed... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A comfortable, clean motel - everything we needed for one night's stay in lovely Akaroa. The heater did struggle to heat up the unit, but it got there in the end - indeed, it was the coldest day of the year! Owner/manager friendly and helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

A clean and comfortable motel. Well located, on the Main Street. Bed was comfortable, and utilities fine. Wifi was free which was not expected.For the price it was good value . Although a bit basic. We would be happy to stay again. Overall good value.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Friendly owners,clean and well equipped room.Stream was lovely nearby,very nice to enjoy the birds up in the over hanging trees also.Handy walking distance to everything too.Very nice to receive top ups of condiments,ie:sugar etc each day also.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stayed here on 17 and 18 February 2015. This was the first motel we stayed at in New Zealand and it set the others a high standard to follow. It's in a great location within easy walking distance of the harbour and the dolphin-watching boats. Jeremy, the friendly proprietor provided excellent advice and a really good breakfast. He just seems... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

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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