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L'Hotel Akaroa

75 Beach Road, Akaroa, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballarat, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

L'Hotel has rooms with great views. New owners have taken over and staff couldn't have been more helpful. They really went out of their way to make our stay there a pleasurable one. Only thing I would have liked to see was a ceiling fan or air-conditioning in the rooms but it didn't turn out to be a problem as... More 

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Marton, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here about 15 years ago and lived it, this visit was just for coffee and sadly the staff were pretty unfriendly so we didn't bother going back to try the food, maybe next time though I won't be craving back like I have in the past, such a shame...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

While staying in Akaroa recently we dined at L'Hotel on our first evening in town. ..The Calamari was devine, so good in fact we felt compelled to return just to check it really was that good. Believe me it was! Service and atmosphere were right up there too.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the L'Hotel Boutique in Akaroa for only one night unfortunately. We wished we could have stayed much longer. The room we had was absolutely perfect. Very clean and comfortable. The bed was also very comfortable. The kitchenette was well appointed (however we didn't use it). The bathroom was great with the shower having a... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed here on New Years Eve 2014. It was a great location on the waterfront near wharf at Akaroa. The accomodation is above the restaurant which thankfully closed at 6:30 the evening we stayed. Easy walk to all local Akaroa attractions. Lovely clean big room with small kitchen and great bathroom along with small balcony overlooking the wharf and... More 

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Newark, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We arrived in Akaroa about lunch time and chose the L'Hotel for lunch. The service was outstanding and the meals were to our satisfaction and delivered promptly. A warm fire was burning which provided a homely feeling for the customers and the music was an acceptable level.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We went for a family lunch on a Sunday. Beautiful day, friendly and helpful staff. I highly recommend the Tier seafood platter to share, enough food for the 5 of us. Lovely outdoor sitting facing the see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stopped hear for dinner and the place was quite busy. Sat in the sheltered outdoor area under the heaters watching the bay. Service was quick and friendly. A decent selection of beers, I tried the Mac which was good. I ordered the green lip mussels and my partner had the grouper with fresh vegetables that were both very tasty.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I found this hotel at the last minute after a long drive to Akaroa. Tripadvisor paid off once again as it was just lovely! Our room was right over the restaurant and positioned right on the harbor. We drank coffee on our balcony in the morning and watched the boats sail by... perfection! I was worried about noise from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had just been on a dolphin harbour cruise on a grotty day, lots of fun, but very cold. Thought an open fire & mulled wine would be just the ticket & it was! Fabulous fire & the mulled wine was just mmmm! A wonderful time with good people in a happy & warm environment. My friend had left her... More 

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