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La Rive Akaroa Motel

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay over for 1 night in this lovely clean motel. Free wifi and nice friendly host Simon. Kitchen stuff all there.Good place to stay very close to the center. We have to check out tomorow morning at 10.00 but we can take a shower after we have a swimm with the dolphins. So nice!;) thank you Simon

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed January 16, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our two night stay at La Rive. A ground level two bedroom apartment with kitchen, living room, and access to outdoor seating area in front garden, It wasn't luxurious or modern by any means...but it suited our purpose perfectly. Pub right across the road that had lovely meals and staff...and another pub a few minutes walk further up....

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Paris, France
Reviewed January 5, 2017

This motel is cheap for Akaroa, but it's also not good, to say the least. Staff were pleasant enough, and it does have the absolute essentials, but no more. It's badly in need of tidying up, with peeling paint, mould in the bathroom, lots of weeds in the courtyard, etc. It looks like nothing's been changed since the 1970s, and...

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Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The room was very outdated with dirty fixtures. The WIFI was poor and the smoke alarm was not working. Owner did not seem to care. Also insufficient parking. The outdoor furniture broken and unsafe. Lifted up lounge cushions to find rubbish underneath.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 29, 2016

We were a bit nervous booking this place due to past bad reviews but took a punt. Our two bedroom unit was spacious and light with a nice outdoor area with a table and chairs we could use. It is also handily located and central Akaroa is easily walkable. It was also reasonably quiet and staff were friendly. However there...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Brought a voucher for studio and was given a double room which was nice Older decor but had everything you needed.comfortable bed and good heating Nice French doors opening out to courtyard.nice sunny spot

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed September 29, 2016

When we arrived there was just a sign at reception with our name on it directing us to our motel room that was open. All the windows had been left open and it was freezing! We put our jackets on and sat immediately in front of the old bar heater. We had been looking forward to watching the cricket with...

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Thank Mandy H
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

To be honest. It was a revolting dirty, cold, dated place to stay. Thank goodness we only went for 1 night. Never have we been so cold, our bed sheets were surpose to be white but were yellow with age. Also we found public hairs in all our beds and stains on sheets. Just yuck. I slept in my clothes...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Our room was very dated cold, a tv that you could not get channels on, no DVD player no clock, alarm clocks etc. We were on the ground floor with a room above us with their toilet right over our bedroom which was most unpleasant listening or more to the point being woken up by people using the toilet at...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Located on the main street of town and a short walk to cafes, shops and restaurants this is a great choice of accommodation if you're looking for a room with cooking facilities and room to move. The room was clean and comfortable with loads of nature light and fresh air.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about La Rive Akaroa Motel

Address: 1 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $103 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Rive Akaroa Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ground level room has access to garden seating area”
 of 5 bubbles dragonflywhispers, Jan 16, 2017 | Read review
“It is on the main road into Akaroa but not a lot of traffic passes at night.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanb169, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“I don't know if it has good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mccarthykris, Apr 4, 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor all have outside garden area.”
 of 5 bubbles happyOldham, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
“The flat on the town end was quiet and peaceful”
 of 5 bubbles AnnetteMayGreen, Jan 9, 2016 | Read review
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