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Akaroa Criterion Motel
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Akaroa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 9, 2005

We stayed for one night in this motel in Akaroa. It is a small block of modern apartments just a stone's throw from the water front. Our apartment had just been refurbished and was extremely spacious with a great lounge area, huge bed and a balcony overlooking the harbour. On waking in the morning the view was wonderful. There was a nice big bathroom and the apartment was generally very well-equipped and tastefully decorated.

There is also off-street parking.

I would highly recommend this motel, and Akaroa is a wonderful place to visit.

  • Stayed: May 2005
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Reviewed June 8, 2017
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  • Stayed: February 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: March 2017, traveled with family
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Reviewed February 19, 2017
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Stayed: February 2017, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 30, 2017
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  • Stayed: January 2017, traveled as a couple
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FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion Motel, responded to this reviewResponded January 31, 2017

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Reviewed January 15, 2017
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Room Tip: de bovenste verdieping heeft een prachtig uitzicht
  • Stayed: November 2016, traveled as a couple
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FelicityandMurray, Front Office Manager at Akaroa Criterion Motel, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2017

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Reviewed April 7, 2016
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Room Tip: Prendre une chambre au premier étage
  • Stayed: April 2016, traveled as a couple
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Address: 75 Rue Jolie | Akaroa Banks Penninsular, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Akaroa
Price Range: $97 - $138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Akaroa Criterion Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Superb harbor views from most rooms at this 4 plus star plus motel. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. Super-king beds, private balcony. Double glazing and underfloor heating. Free WiFi each day in every room. Free car parking with ltd under cover parking also. ... more   less 
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