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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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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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150 reviews 150 reviews
38 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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111 reviews 111 reviews
44 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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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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44 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 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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Perth, Australia
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23 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We were so happy with our choice. All the rooms face the water, the room was clean, spacious and well equiped. We especially loved the little balcony with chairs to sit on. An added bonus is that it is close to everything. The only negative is the trees on the property at the waters edge, they blocked what would have... More 

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, the unit on the waterfront and the private balcony. (regarding the palm trees , they have been here for many years and are a key feature of the motel. We might just have to wait a bit more for them to grow up even taller;). As... More 

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