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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

8 of us visited Akaroa for the night. We had 2 studio units and one 2 bedroom unit. No complaints from anyone. Very comfortable beds and rooms with space to spare. Weather was a miserable Saturday but Sunday dawned clear and sunny. Several of us had crepes for breakfast from the cute little crepe caravan.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really can't fault the location of this motel - we stayed in a ground floor apartment and had incredible views of the water which is less than a stone's throw away. The apartment was, I felt, very small and compact. It had one bedroom containing a queen bed and in the lounge/kitchen/dining area was another queen bed. I think the... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This the second tome we have stayed at this motel, the first being some 10years or so ago. It was exactly as we remembered it. magnificent views, wasters edge, close to centre and very peaceful. Immaculately clean on arrival but sad to say the daily service left a little to be desired. Yes towels were changed and bathroom cleaned but... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we stayed here in the winter and yet the rooms were still lovely and warm , not to mention tidy and clean. this motel would be great over the summer months as the sea ( harbour) is only 5 metres from your room. the staff were very friendly and helpful ( multi- lang staff). the location of the motel is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location on the waterfront and close to the jetty, handy to shops and restaraunts, but very quiet with nice views of the water and mountains and comfortable, well equipped luxurious apartment with friendly staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to ask for clean towels and milk after our room had been serviced on our 2nd day there. Then the free WiFi was so slow we couldn't do any work off the computer and had to cut our trip short because of work and all they said was sorry they had given us the incorrect password even tho... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic. Rooms very comfortable. Views wonderful, even in the rain. A party member injured his scalp. The reception staff immediately came across to bathe the wound and put strips on it. She also came the next morning to check it. What service. We owe the lady a great deal of gratitude. Unfortunately, I did not get her name but thanks... More 

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Thank paradisesydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place. Right on the water and heaps of things to do for the kids (Pétanque, giant chess set, spa pool and rocks to throw into the water on the waterfront). Spa pool was fantastic. Staff were really helpful. We will definitely be back!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a very relaxing stay here, My room was upstairs with a balcony and had a lovely view of the water. The staff were very friendly and helpful. A spa is available to relax in and there are dvd rentals from the office. Clean and tidy and quiet. Restaurant at the end of the street and one block back... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent quite a full on week in Australia holidaying, I needed a couple of quiet days to re-charge before travelling home. Could not believe my luck when I arrived at the motels. During winter months, there are not as many tourists and visitors in Akaroa so the town was pretty laid back. The motel room overlooked the bay, you... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: $92 - $158 (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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