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    Akaroa Criterion Motel

    75 Rue Jolie | Akaroa Banks Penninsular, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 1215
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    • Excellent65%
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    “top floor” (30 reviews)
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    Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I stayed here for a night as part of our honeymoon and just wish it had been for longer! The owners felicity and Murray are clearly very passionate about their business and have thought about everything! The studio was so well equipped...More

    Thank gengens
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded January 18, 2017

    Thanks for your wonderful review. Congratulations on your wedding. I hope your experience here made for good memories of your honeymoon. The village of Akaroa is a great place to kick back and relax. Thanks and Regards Deborah Reservations

    Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

    We booked and came here earlier around 11am and Felicity and Murray - the owner of the motel accomodate us immediately.. The room was clean, big enough for two and we had a great view of the sea.. We check out around 11am which is...More

    Thank FallonA85
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded January 3, 2017

    Hi Lyn Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your stay at our motel. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you back some time. Kind regards Felicity and Murray

    Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

    We really enjoyed our stay for 3 nights over New Years. The location is perfect, you couldn't get closer to shops, beach and restaurants. The room was large, clean, well equipped and tastefully furnished with a great balcony and sea views. Owners and staff are...More

    Thank rachelcO8091BT
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Manager at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded January 3, 2017

    Hi Rachel Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay in our newly refurbished rooms and would love to welcome you back to stay. Kind regards Felicity and Murray

    Reviewed December 29, 2016

    Akaroa was our first stop in a month long trip around New Zealand and we couldn't have asked for a better first impression of New Zealand hospitality than what we received from Murray, the owner of Akaroa Criterion Motel. He was extremely friendly and helpful,...More

    Thank Spasman
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded December 31, 2016

    Dear Spasman, Thank you for taking time out to comment on your visit to Akaroa and especially your stay with us . We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope one day you are able to make a return visit back to the Akaroa...More

    Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

    My teenage daughter and I stayed at The Criterion Motel in Akaroa and it was fab! The lovely woman working there was super friendly and helpful. Without any request she gave us a free upgrade to a bigger room. Our room was nice - with...More

    Thank Louise T
    Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded December 22, 2016

    Hi Louise Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are so please that you enjoyed your stay. As we are new into the hospitality industry and new to Akaroa it's pleasing to see we are on track with the...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • $104 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    "First floor room means you have to carry your luggage up - but then there is the view!"
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    "Top floor, room 12 was great"
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    "Top end suite furthest from reception. Lovely views."
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