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Akaroa Criterion Motel

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Superb harbor views from most rooms at this 4 plus star plus motel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Super-king beds, private balcony. Double glazing and underfloor heating. Free WiFi each day in every room. Free car parking with ltd under cover parking also.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
Marina View
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Lovely motel unit. Large room; big bed, sofa, tv, balcony with chairs & table. Nice bathroom and a small kitchen area. Only issue really is no hob only microwave so cooking is limited. Great bakery and a supermarket only a few steps away.
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Broaden-the-mind Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so lucky to have a wonderful bakery called "Sweet As" right next door, the coffee and croissants are fabulous. Our rooms are lovely and spacious and guests do enjoy being able to spread out and enjoy the wonderful views of the harbor from the balconies. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Felicity
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the motel was situated very close to the beach font with fantastic views. it is very handy to a supermarket and resturants just across the road. the hosts were very pleasant and made us feel very welcome. The rooms are big spacious and very tidy. i would definatelyb go there agai
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Thank you for your review of our motel and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.
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Room was large, fantastic, studio that ticked all the boxes, heated tiles in the bathroom, lovely lounge to sit and relax, was even offered full cream or slim milk, super friendly staff would highly recommend
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our motel. We are so lucky to be living in this small piece of paradise and love sharing it with our guests. We hope you will return for another visit in the future.
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On our first visit to Akaroa we enjoyed our stay. The room was sunny and spacious, first floor with a nice view of the harbour. The outdoor furniture was well used. Murray and Felicity provided great advice; pastries around the corner were stunning. Great value, top location.
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded Oct 5, 2018
Hi Donna Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so lucky to be living in this small piece of paradise and love sharing it with our guests. And yes on a good day there is nothing nicer than sitting out on the balconies and enjoying the scenery. We would love to see you back here some day. Kind regards Felicity
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This was a great place to stay as we travel through the south Island.
The Management and staff were both friendly and helpful.
We were greeted with friendly smiles and shown to our room which was large and spacious.
It was very clean and had very thing that a traveller would wan
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Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel
Responded Nov 6, 2018
Thank you for your review of our motel, we are glad you enjoyed the amenities of the room and yes the view is wonderful. We hope you get the chance to be with us again in the future.
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"higher floor rooms have sea view"
"great sea views out of all the rooms"
"Upstairs lovely view"
"Top floor would have the best views"
"We had no trouble in getting a room. But best to book ahead. The front rooms over looking the bay were the best for us."
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PRICE RANGE
$108 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
akaroa criterion hotel christchurch
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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