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    Akaroa Criterion Motel

    75 Rue Jolie | Akaroa Banks Penninsular, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good29%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “top floor” (27 reviews)
    “ma maison” (11 reviews)
    “third floor” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair access
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    What a little gem! Cute Akaroa and super comfortable accommodation, couldn't ask for more. Harbour views and a toasty warm room. Love the late checkout, thanks Felicity and Murray for the hospitality.

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    Reviewed June 12, 2017

    Booked so we didn't miss out on Queens birthday accommodation early. My husband booked in and made payment of our stay. I went to the laundry and while I was sorting my washing the owner Felicity came in and asked rudely 'what are you doing...More

    Thank Ngaire G
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded June 14, 2017

    In response to your review Under health and safety regulations it is important that you ask before using our commercial laundry. Its disappointing you found us that way as we are more than willing to help our guests in any way we can. We often...More

    Reviewed May 28, 2017

    Wonderful comfortable accommodation. Our room was mobility friendly on the Ground Floor, with a Balcony for smokers opening onto the waterfront, but fenced for security. The Bathroom was fully accessible. Other rooms are up stairs. Great place with on site parking.More

    Thank Owen C
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Manager at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded May 31, 2017

    Hi Owen Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We love the fact that our mobility friendly rooms offer the same gorgeous outlook over the harbor that our upper floors have. Its also really handy to have the a French...More

    Reviewed May 22, 2017

    This motel has a great location: a few steps from the supermarket, yet off the main road and therefore quiet. The views of the water and hills are good (at least from the top floor, where we were). The rooms are very clean and comfortable,...More

    Thank Otupaka
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded May 29, 2017

    Hi Otupaka Thanks for taking the time to give us this great review. The location of the Akaroa Criterion Motel is quite superb and having large bathrooms and rooms just adds to the great experience when staying here. We work very hard to ensure that...More

    Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here for one night after just walking in and asking for a room. The owner Murray was fantastic showing me the rooms he had on offer before we decided. The room had a great view of the lake, sitting area and a huge...More

    Thank Ziggy2196
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded May 9, 2017

    Hi Ziggy2196 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very proud of our lovey spacious rooms with their beautiful harbor views. We look forward to seeing you back here soon. Kind regards Felicity

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • $90 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Akaroa
    • Also Known As
    • Akaroa Criterion Hotel Christchurch
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    "Room 12 has the best views and very little street noise."
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