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The Olive Grove

36 Sawmill Road | Robinsons Bay, Akaroa 7581, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 27 Akaroa B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place views were spectacular! Our host extremely welcoming friendly and warm most helpful dedicated Hoteliers. The Olive oil was delicious did tasting and purchased my own ! Very good ambassadors for Akaroa 😃 only criticism would unfortunately be the very hard! Bed other wise 10 out of 10 ! Thank you Annette & Chris

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

A bit of the beaten track but quiet and very similar to where we live. A short drive into town to get food/drink in evening. Room clean and quiet but bed was hard, not my best night's sleep. Breakfast was nice with other guests, (4) with a quick look around the Olive Grove where the site has won awards for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The Olive Grove B&B is situated about 10 minute drive from Akaroa, up in the hills looking down onto Robinsons Bay. Our room had a terrace where we enjoyed some of the olives and oil that Annette and Chris produce over a glass of wine. We stayed three nights here and chatting with Annette and Chris felt like talking to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

A beautiful B & B with a wonderful view and very gracious hosts Annette and Chris. Comfortable, clean and warm. It's a ten minute drive out of the township of Akaroa, so it's quiet and peaceful. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed with Annette and Chris for 2 nights in early April. Our room was very comfortable, and I loved the olive soaps and handwash in the bathroom. The view was beautiful with a nice little balcony and if it hadn't been raining it would have been great to sit on the big deck coming off the house that looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed for one night after flying in to Christchurch. Take a tip - stay for a min of 2 nights to enjoy Akaroa and the Banks Peninsula. We had a lovely welcome with coffee and home made treats. We were also treated to a lovely glass of wine and olives from Annette and Chris' own estate... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Annette and Chris made us feel welcome on arrival and were most attentive to our needs. Breakfast cooked by Annette was lovely and fresh. Our bed was comfortable and bathroom had all necessities. Very pleasant sitting on our balcony enjoying the view and reading in the afternoon. Our room was a bit small with almost nowhere to store suitcases after... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Chris and Annette have managed to get the balance exactly right between being attentive hosts and giving their guests privacy. My husband is a reluctant B&B guest, as when we are on holiday he usually likes to be able to relax and not have to make conversation with strangers over breakfast, and so it was with some trepidation that I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My mother and I stayed at Tthe Olive Grove for 2 nights and found Chris and Annette to be exceptional hosts. On arrival at The Olive Grove, we were treated to a glass of wine and a tasting of Chris & Annettes award winning olive oil. The flavour and texture of the olive oil was so good and so were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

Our first impression of this amazing b&b was breathtaking! Our room was not only perfectly comfortable, but the balcony view of the mountains and olive groves made us wish we had booked a longer stay. Chris and Annette were wonderful hosts and made us feel right at home. The breakfasts were very fresh each morning and gave us variety as... More 

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