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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the waterfront this group of motel rooms captures the magic of changing Akoroa's landscape through the day. Staying in a three bedroom apartment the kitchen was provisioned well with the basics, the bathroom generous in size and bedrooms small but more than adequate with new mattresses for a comfy sleep. Recently refurbished and clean. Located at the northern... More 

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new zealand
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120 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel is situated on the waterfront and is handy to all the attractions in Akaroa. It is very clean and well appointed. We only stayed two nights but it was well equipped for a longer stay. The bed was very comfortable, and the kitchen was equipped enough that you could self cater if you wished. The units are spacious... More 

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are delighted to see you enjoyed the room facilities and found the bed very comfortable. We are looking forward your next visit. Kind regards. Akaroa Waterfront Motels team. More 

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34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean, tidy and very comfortable. The motel staff were extremely helpful. The location is excellent, flat walking to attractions in the town, pubs, restaurants etc. The only hiccup was our door ould not lock, but it is Akaroa so no concerns there! The management did try to fix it, but to no avail.

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you Caron for your review. We apologise for the lock of your door but since your stay, it has now been replaced and fixed. We are glad you enjoyed the great location, walking distance to any attraction and our service (we will inform the staff members about your nice comments regarding the friendliness or cleanliness). We would be happy... More 

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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had room #4 on the second level. Two rooms with a double bed and twin singles. The room was clean and tidy and well kept. There was free tea and coffee. TV had Sky and there was some free internet. One complaint would be the light outside the window of the bedroom could not be turned off so there... More 

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank your for your lovely comments about the cleanliness and amenities. For safety reason we are required light outside the units, however we are considering your comments and we are already thinking about a way to avoid any disturbance. We hope to have a chance to welcome you again soon. Kind regards. Akaroa Waterfront motels team More 

Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

The hotel is off the beaten path but right on the water. Fantastic views from the second floor and easy walk to town. Owner was extremely helpful when our friends has a problem (late train from Greymouth)in Christchurch and needed help getting to Akaroa.

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are glad you enjoyed the motel and the location right on the water. We hope you had a safe journey back home. Kind regards. Akaroa Waterfront Motels team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic premises in amazing location..room was spacious with everything we needed and more. Had room with waterfront and mountain views on balcony. Friendly staff and rates were more than reasonable. A genuine new Zealand treasure

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed 2 days in the 1 bedroom suite. Ideal location for exploring Akaroa. Good views and friendly reception. The guy at reception was very helpful when the water was turned off for a few hours because of road works. Good sized room, with all the necessary amenities. Price was good value.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Great staff, clean and tidy rooms with excellent views of the harbour. Possibly one of the most peaceful places we have every stayed. Stunning silence to appreciate the harbour views and local wildlife. Close by are some wonderful places to eat or a short stroll around the water font to Beach Road and many more bars and cafes. Very friendly... More 

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed the rooms, the excellent views and the location. Thank you again for your highly recommendation and we hope to welcome you next time again! Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team More 

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in 3br apartment with 2adults, 3kids. Clean, spacious, great views from #2, but it is upstairs (slippery in rain). Great helpful staff. Very close to old French quarter, 10min walk with toddlers to marine waterfront. Dalys wharf very close for photo opportunity. Recommended

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments and recommendation of our motel. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the staff is here to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant as possible. We hope you will have the time to visit us again in the nearby future. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team More 

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

The rooms were very spacious, extremely well equipped and literally by the waterside. They had great facilities both in and outside of the room, free parking, gas bbq, amazing views at all times. Akaroa is a very nice little place with some very pleasant restaurants and food shops for self catering. we would stay again. The staff were very nice... More 

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AkaroaWaterfrontM, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are very happy to read that you made use of all the facilities we have to offer and that the rooms suited you well. We hope to welcome you again in the nearby future. Kind regards, Akaroa Waterfront Motel team More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the beautiful, historic French village of Akaroa, just 1.5H from Christchurch. With 24 refurbished units to choose from featuring studio,1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, you can enjoy affordable comfort with the waterfront right at your doorstep. With most units offering views of the water, spacious living and well-equipped kitchens you have everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. We are only a minutes stroll to the art and craft shops, restaurants, cafes and other attractions Akaroa has to offer. You could also relax in our private hot tropical spa pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Address: 56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $90 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Akaroa Waterfront Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa
Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
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