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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in Akora and the Waterfront Motels for one short night on Tuesday. Right on the water within walking distance of all places of interest in the town. The studio room was the best in our two week journey around the South Island. Must make mention of the staff (Josca) who was more than helpful in helping my wife who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just stayed here in a waterfront studio room with balcony its an absolutely lovely place. Limited free wifi but good facilities otherwise. Highly recommended. The staff were helpful and friendly and the studio was bright and clean. Great place to stay in Akaroa which is well worth a visit.

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Halesworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best room in this place, no 82, and for the price you could not better it. The view across the bay was terrific but if only those old palm trees had not been in the way. I hesitate on the five stars because our first night it was very noisy and despite the promise of quiet and... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, lovely having the water right at the front - kids loved playing on the rocks by the sea. Also good grassed area for the kids to play ball games (provided by the motel). The rooms are nice and have everything you need. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although accommodation is old it was clean and well equipped. Comfortable bed and reasonable sized lounge area. Great location on the waterfront and short walk into town. Very friendly and helpful staff. Highly recommended.

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Central location with amenities all on hand. The room was clean and staff were friendly. The room was very basic and tired looking, the kitchen and bathroom are in need of modernisation. It was over-priced due to the location and didn't meet our expectations.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at this motel as part of a large family group and while the accommodation is perfectly acceptable, clean and in a good location, it did lack some of the basics that most travellers especially from overseas or those intending to stay for a few days or longer would expect. For example, no wardrobes and very limited storage and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful couple of nights away on the harbour's edge with superbly scenic views regardless of tide. A stunning location. Very handy to local shopping centre for refreshments and browsing purposes. The unit was clean and tidy with a lovely welcome basket with locally sourced treats to eat. We were really grateful for a lovely private spa which... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family of 4 stayed in a waterfront family room for 3 nights in December 2015. Great location - away from the frantic "touristy" area but close to all the restaurants, supermarkets and attractions. Clean, spacious, great views. Lovely family oriented fellow guests saw us playing group cricket matches on the vast lawns late into the evening. Loved the beanbags,... More 

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Thank Ziggy2016
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We spent three days at this waterfront motel - literally about 4 metres from the sea, with beautiful views across the bay, Excellent staff, great one-bed apartment with everything you need. The motel is walking distance from all the key restaurants in Akaroa

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