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La Rochelle Motel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
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“small patio”(6 reviews)
“native trees”(3 reviews)
“room was clean”(10 reviews)
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All reviewssmall pationative treesroom was cleanupstairs roomnice strolllovely settingbalcony overlookingbabbling brookthe ground floorlovely place to stayshort walkstream runningeasy walkstayed for nightsshops restaurantsfriendly hoststhe main street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stayed in a lovely ground-floor room with a patio, perfect for sitting out on a sunny evening with a glass of wine. The room was furnished beautifully with plenty of space. The motel is far enough away from any hustle-and-bustle of the town but close...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for one night on a road trip around North Canterbury and Akaroa was first stop on our list. Found this motel on TripAdvisor, phoned and booked. Super quiet upstairs room with lots of natives outside the balcony and the sound of native birds was...More

Thank Antarisha
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded October 24, 2017

Hi Antarisha, Thanks for such a positive recommendation and also for choosing to book directly with us. The native garden and bird life are what helps set our property apart of other motels throughout NZ. It is always nice to have the babble of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent motel, great ammenities. Highly recommended stay for families and couples. Jane and Alex most welcoming and really the peaceful stay. Our unit was spotless and very comfortable. We will definitely return!More

Thank Olivia9979
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 6 days ago

HI Olivia9979, Thank you for the recommendation and the kind words. We are pleased to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us while exploring the Akaroa area. We hope you get the opportunity to return in the not to distant future. Safe travels,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful location, immaculate rooms and lovely owners! I stayed here for just under a week and the owners were so helpful and friendly. The rooms were so clean to! And I’m super fussy about that sort of thing. Seriously recommend this place!More

Thank Pip C
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 6 days ago

Hi Pip C, Thanks for choosing to stay with us recently and for taking time out of your day to review our property. Akaroa is an amazing area to explore so it was great that you were able to stay a while longer and really...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights in this motel and really enjoyed our stay. The owner was very kind, professional and efficient. He gave us useful information we needed to visit the area. The unit we had was very clean and the housekeeping was well done. There...More

Thank Christian J
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Christian, Thank you for the review of our property. We are super lucky to have some talented people who help us run our small family operated motel and it is pleasing to hear that our customer service is being maintained at a high level....More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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Self-Serve Laundry
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Refrigerator in room
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$86 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
$86 - $180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Marithel T
November 6, 2016|
Response from LaRochelleMotel | Property representative |
Hi there, Our 2 bedroom apartment would better suited for 6 people, it has a queen bed in 1 bedroom 2 king single beds in the 2nd bedroom, in the lounge there is a sofa bed and if needed we have a roller bed. Thank you for... More
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"Try and book a ground floor room with a patio."
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"Top floor, either end"
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"Ask for upstairs room - very quite"
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"No elevator, so ask for a ground floor room if stairs are an issue."
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