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“Superb Accommodation and Service”
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Review of Akaroa Apartment

Fabulously designed - with living, dining and kitchen area opening to queen bedroom and en-suite
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Fabulously designed - with living, dining and kitchen area opening to queen bedroom and en-suite
Queen Bedroom Gorgeous sea and village views in any season.  Great sun aspect
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Fabulously designed - with living, dining and kitchen area opening to queen bedroom and en-suite
Queen Bedroom
Gorgeous sea and village views in any season.  Great sun aspect
Fully self contained private one Queen bedroom - upstairs apartment
Cleverly self contained with kitchen and BBQ on deck.  Also washing machine and tumble dryer
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Akaroa, Canterbury Region, South Island

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KMA001
Kaikoura
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“Superb Accommodation and Service”
Reviewed October 19, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The owners were so very helpful, kind and accommodating. Their service was professional and genuine; they truly went the extra mile. Thank you so much Alison & Ross. As for the apartment itself - what an Akaroa treasure! It is in a brilliant location; only minutes to the waterfront yet it was quiet with the only noise being native birdsong - what a hardship! The apartment was clean and had absolutely everything you could need. The goodies left for our arrival were a lovely touch and all correspondence and instructions couldn't have been clearer. The owners made everything easy from the start and the apartment provided rest and relaxation in a very classy way. We will be back!

Date of stay: October 2016
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Liked best: The location and the quality of the Apartment
Liked least: Having to leave!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Oct 20, 2016
Wow. Thank you K for your review. I'm so pleased you got to take a well deserved break. We do have a magical spot - and enjoy having guests enjoy the apartment for some private rest and relaxation. The birdsong is lovely and so many sightings too ☺ Kind regards and thank you for booking with us. Alison
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Phil S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed October 10, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Stayed for a weekend recently.

Booked with Trip Advisor . All communication with owner - excellent..

The property is within walking distance from town (5-8 min), modern (very good condition), well appointed, spotlessly clean, and quite.

This the first time that I can honestly say, that the real thing was better than the pictures - this place is very good - trust me. It may not be the cheapest in town, but well worth it.

Highly recommended.

Date of stay: October 2016
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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Oct 20, 2016
Thanks so much for your review. The apartment is rather special - in such a great spot. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing Akaroa Apartment ☺ it is quite gorgeous - won a Gold and Merit at the Regional Master Builders. Totally proud owner! ! Nice to get to say hello in person at the end too. Alison
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Catherine...
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Could not be more perfect!!!!”
Reviewed September 26, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Having never been to Akaroa before we had no idea of the standard of accommodation, so we were a little nervous. As we followed the very clear directions emailed to us to find Akaroa Apartment, we hoped for the best - the best is what we got! Honestly this apartment is a total delight. With loads of natural light, sunshine beams into this space making it feel so welcoming. Everything you could possibly need is there for you, including bread, wine and chocolates etc. The full bathroom was amazing. During our stay, fresh flowers were left for us which was a lovely addition to what was already a spectacular stay. I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough - we would love to return one day.

Date of stay: September 2016
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Liked best: The personal service was outstanding
Liked least: That it was so far from my home - otherwise we'd visit more often!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 27, 2016
Hello Catherine - wow what a review thank you. I'm so pleased you had a great time - the apartment is rather gorgeous and in such a great spot for sun and views. With your longer stay and special occasion I'm pleased you enjoyed the extras. The flowers were ones we decided not to transport back to Christchurch and too pretty to cast aside. That's great you enjoyed your first trip to Akaroa - until next time : ) Kind REgards Alison
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fredV6474...
Central Otago, New Zealand
1 review
“Amazing and Wonderful apartment and stay”
Reviewed March 31, 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed for three nights in this stunning apartment at the end of February. It was just perfect and more than we could of wished for. This location is so close to wander into town but is equally as nice to stay in and cook at home.
There was a so most gorgeous welcome note and basket of goodies on our arrival which was so lovely receive.
We cannot wait to book another weekend at this stunning accommodation in the future and my only reluctance to writing the view is that it becomes so heavily booked that its hard to get into . It was so easy and and absolute delight to deal with the apartment owners as well whom made evey effort to ensure our stay was special. Thank you.

Date of stay: February 2016
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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
Apr 7, 2016
Oh Wow - thanks for the great review. The apartment is in a fabulous spot - close to the happenings but just up the hill for privacy sun and views - so pleased you had a lovely stay and thank you for choosing to stay at Akaroa Apartment : ) happy travelling
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Juliette...
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Gorgeous modern apartment with stunning views”
Reviewed February 9, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

This self contained one bedroom apartment was really modern and clean with lots of natural light. The sliding french style doors to the balcony were a great feature and the views over Akaroa harbour just stunning. The welcome pack on the kitchen bench was a lovely touch too.

Date of stay: January 2016
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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
Feb 18, 2016
Thanks Juliette for choosing Akaroa Apartment and House for your wedding weekend. Pleased you had a lovely stay. They are both rather magical : ) Kind Regards Alison :)
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Margot K
Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great position and great apartment”
Reviewed January 3, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed at Akaroa Apartment over New Year and early January and it was great. The apartment has high quality fittings, furniture and decor. The kitchen is extremely well stocked and they even had fresh bread, butted, juice, wine and biscuits on our arrival. There are other supplies provided including condiments and cereals etc.
The apartment is in a great position, nice and quiet but so close to everything you need. We walked everywhere (much to my husbands disgust!!).
The apartment has awesome views and you could just sit on the deck and watch the harbor all day.
Would highly recommend the apartment and friendly owners.

Date of stay: December 2015
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 4, 2016
Thanks so much for the great review - so pleased you had a lovely stay. The apartment is in such a great spot for enjoying Akaroa - Great sun and views and out of the bustle of the main street. Happy New Year. Kind Regards - Alison
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