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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Porirua, New Zealand
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156 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A stunning room, no one minds sleeping in the lounge at this motel, to wake up to a picture postcard view. Can walk to the shops. Outdoor seating so you can relax or play chess on the outdoor board. Room 85, has a whistling window, so hope it is not windy

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Excellent location right on the waterfront. Older style units that have been modernised (kitchen, bathroom, cabinetry, soft furnishings). One bedroom unit has very spacious dining/living area and well equipped kitchen.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The cleanliness and quality of this motel is excellent. We were there on Sunday morning which they have Crepes stall by the office too. It is supposed to run till 10am, we got to the stall about 10.30am, but staff were still kindly made more crepes for us. The only small down side is the power outlet at the dressing... More 

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The location would be hard to beat. The motel is situated between Akaroa's main street and the waterfront. As the name suggests, the motel is right on the water's edge but still only a minutes walk from the centre of the town (more a village really). Our unit (number 2) had great views out over the water. The accommodation itself... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This motel is in a great location and run by very pleasant staff. The unit was nicely fitted out and facilities well presented and in good condition. TV has unusual mix of channels though, as not all free view channels available and while basic Sky available, none of the Sky news options was available. However we did not come here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The staff are friendly, helpful and welcoming but comparing this motel to others it is lacking. It is in a good location but the unit we were in needs updating. The cupboards smelt musty and everything a little dated. The sliding door did not lock properly and although we booked a unit with a queen bed in the lounge and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Very clean tidy Nice view over habour So quiet Great place to relax Plenty space for family's to play outside Easy walk into town Nice private balcony to sit and watch the sun go down Very comfortable beds

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We booked here for 2 nights. Since we didn't spend so much time inside the unit, we thought the quality of the lodging was just average. The unit itself was very spacious. We got the upper level, two bedrooms, a furnished kitchen with a huge fridge, a big couch at the living space. What I resonally found a bit uncomfortable... More 

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Akaroa Waterfront Motels was very nice place, good location and walking distance to everything in akaroa. Our room was lovely and clean and the staff were very friendly and helpful. Really recommend to anyone.

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Erfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We weren't expecting anything fancy, but it was actually a very nice and spotless Motel right at the waterfront. We had a fantastic view from the two bedroom unit. Quite spacious and comfortable. The staff was very friendly. The Motel is located within walking distance of the town's (village?) restautants and a small supermarket. I have no complaints about our... More 

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