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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our group from Christchurch stayed overnight as we had to play Interclub Golf at a Golf Club nearby the next day teeing off at 9 a.m. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay as we were accommodated in a three bedroom unit upstairs at the end of the complex overlooking the harbour. All amenities were very nice, very clean, quiet and comfortable,...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The room we had was very clean & the daily servicing was good. Location is excellent, walking distance to restaurants & shops. If the room we stayed in had been refurbished it must have been some time ago. At $225 per night not good value, have stayed in much nicer & larger accommodation with as good a view or better...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time I booked this motel I was impressed with the very professional and polite emails. I had to take my elderly father to meet a cruise ship. Normal policy was a two night stay but when I explained my circumstances the motel managers were happy to oblige with a one night stay. The motel was spotlessly clean and...

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Coldwater
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are two couples travelling together from Canada - spent 3 delightful nights here Feb/17 - the accommodation was spit spot clean, very well equipped with comfy beds, had everything we needed for a comfortable stay - the staff were very friendly and welcoming - the location was perfect - would definitely stay here again!!

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Wasaga Beach, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in February and found the staff to be very responsive and helpful. The room was very clean and nice. The only issue we had was that the door did not lock properly but aside from that it was absolutely perfect! A beautiful location!

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Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked two rooms for two nights, back in August 2016. Elise and Fraser's attention to detail here is exemplary! Nothing appears to be too much trouble - from booking dinner to looking up phone numbers. Amazing value for money and all the Staff we have met truly appear to love working here. Our USA MI travelling buddies are also very...

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The room wasvery nice and with a lot of room. It had one main room with twinbed, open kitchen and dining area.. Of course also the tv. The 2nd room was small but with enough room for 2 single beds. The kitchen was small, but well layed out and it had all you'd need....

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just had the most amazing weekend in Akaroa, this is the first time I have stayed in this motel and certainly won't be the last. The facilities are great the apartment was immaculate and the views on the front from the balcony were stunning.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Akaroa is a quaint beachside town with a french influence. The motel is in a brillant location, walking distance to restaurants, cafes, cinema, water sports and has fabulous views of French's Bay and the rolling hills opposite. Our room was immaculately clean but everything was tired. The beds and pillows were saggy and flat, towels thin and furniture worn. Even...

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north yorks
Reviewed 16 January 2017

great find drove to Akaroa and liked it so much decided to stay night . lovely friendly elcome great room lovely sea view 10 feet away with tide in from balcony fresh milk helpful hints re eating etc . would recommend highly

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • 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 )
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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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: RM464 - RM806 (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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“Get a room away from the external stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles lynnemcmorran, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Just a nice relaxing spot!!”
 of 5 bubbles Solstraale, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you require a seafront view then you need to request this and pay a small charge extra, worth every dollar”
 of 5 bubbles 722debbied, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms Close to the water have lovely views”
 of 5 bubbles ToHappyTravellers, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“go for sea view well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles alfie08, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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