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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at Valentines day and it was just perfect. We slept in the cottage and enjoyed every moment of our stay. The host was very polite and helpful. We took a few trips in the city and just enjoyed walking around the area and we would love to come back again!

Thank Julia B
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely B&B just outside of Akaroa. Gorgeous setting, beautiful views of the sea and surrounding hills. We were inspired by Jane's vision and what she has created. Jane is a great hostess and we thank her for sharing her home with us. Jane's breakfasts are delicious and set us up well for the day - they included some of the...

Thank Stephanie T
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2017

L'Abri B&B is a beautiful place to stay of the highest quality and you will be well looked after by warm and engaging host Jane throughout your stay. The house and garden have been carefully designed by Jane to make the most of the exquisite elevated position with views over the water from both B&B rooms and from the lounge...

1Thank Timandsally
Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Jane is a wonderful hostess, the house is beautifully decorated with some of her art and very comfortable place to stay for a few nights. There is a large sign on the approach to Takamatua Bay so directions are quite clear from the sign as to the location. There are two well set up rooms and another cottage on the...

1Thank Sue S
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 26 March 2017

In the stunningly beautiful surroundings of Akaroa you will find the very lovely Boutique B&B LÀbri. We could not have chosen a better place to stay. It is a heavenly place! Our room was so beautiful and the view from the terrace spectacular. We were warmly welcomed by the very nice hostess Jane. She made us feel at home and...

2Thank greenheart33
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Jane has a lovely home with a beautiful garden and the harbour view room we had was very nice as well. It was our first time staying in a B+B and we were at first somewhat unsure but at L'Abri, there is a separate entrance and the whole setup how Jane has it works very well. We enjoyed our stay...

1Thank Kovit S
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had a very warm welcome on arrival and our room was beautiful and exceptionally clean with a fantastic view. The breakfast was amazing couldn't fault it ... well done Jane. Would highly recommend.

1Thank Paul R
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

From the moment we arrived, to the time we left, our stay at L'Abri was very special. Our room, which enjoyed fantastic views over Akaroa Bay was extremely comfortable and beautifully presented. Jane was the perfect hostess and her breakfasts were amazing. Thank you for our wonderful visit. Roger and Mel.

1Thank RogerandMel
Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Great location, great hospitality of the owner (thanks Jane!), super breakfast en tips to go around. We had a nice walk around the lake. We enjoyed the stay very much: nice garden, personal touch everywhere, definitely a place to stay!

2Thank Magda-en-Jan
Geel, Belgium
Reviewed 26 February 2017

L’Abri was our first stop in New Zealand and it turned out to be the best B&B during our journey. We stayed three nights to acclimatize in the wonderful surroundings of Akaroa, only 50 K from Christchurch. Jane was the perfect host, offering her warm house and beautiful garden to relax. Our kids loved to run around in the gardens,...

2Thank Karen_Wim_Toon_Bram

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up to expansive water views of beautiful Takamatua Bay, tranquil rolling hills, nature surrounds and charming gardens dotted with nut and fruit trees. Enjoy Jane's special welcome and hospitality and the pleasure of her delicious gourmet breakfast made from fresh produce mostly from L'Abri's own garden! Enjoy the modcons of the light-filled home and your beautifully appointed room and bathroom, or relax in the picturesque ambiance of the deck and let your cares drift away... ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Abri

Address: 7 Takamatua Bay Road | RD1, Akaroa 7581, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: RM696 - RM953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Both rooms have good view of the bay.”
374SueS, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had harbour view room 1 and it was `to die for'.”
SuzanneM175, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Main house room has striking views, Cottage has charm & privacy.”
RobE_12, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good.”
andybB8495NR, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“either rooms are wonderful”
  • Harbour View 1 - our room for the night
  • a misty beguiling view today
onerosenz, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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