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Akaroa Criterion Motel

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75 Rue Jolie Akaroa Banks Penninsular, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews top floor third floor undercover parking spacious room square supermarket one night no lift helpful owners huge bed great view superb location would definitely stay here again within walking distance new zealand shops and restaurants fish and chips small kitchenette
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the motel was situated very close to the beach font with fantastic views. it is very handy to a supermarket and resturants just across the road. the hosts were very pleasant and made us feel very welcome. The rooms are big spacious and very tidy....More

Thank P5745NPchris
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of our motel and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hopefully seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was large, fantastic, studio that ticked all the boxes, heated tiles in the bathroom, lovely lounge to sit and relax, was even offered full cream or slim milk, super friendly staff would highly recommend

Thank julesmm
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our motel. We are so lucky to be living in this small piece of paradise and love sharing it with our guests. We hope you will return for another visit in the future.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

On our first visit to Akaroa we enjoyed our stay. The room was sunny and spacious, first floor with a nice view of the harbour. The outdoor furniture was well used. Murray and Felicity provided great advice; pastries around the corner were stunning. Great value,...More

Thank Donna T
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Donna Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so lucky to be living in this small piece of paradise and love sharing it with our guests. And yes on a good day there is nothing nicer than...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was a great place to stay as we travel through the south Island. The Management and staff were both friendly and helpful. We were greeted with friendly smiles and shown to our room which was large and spacious. It was very clean and had...More

Thank Z342WQtraveler
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of our motel, we are glad you enjoyed the amenities of the room and yes the view is wonderful. We hope you get the chance to be with us again in the future.

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We stayed here last night and found the room to be very spacious as was the bathroom. For one night there was everthing we needed. I must admit that I thought the bed had a very thin matress and would not be comfortable, but in...More

Thank Mary G
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We do get very good reports on our beds even though as you say the mattresses look a bit thin they are in fact very comfortable. We have recently updated all...More

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Description
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. More Free car parking with ltd under cover parking also. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$97 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Akaroa Criterion Hotel Christchurch
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$97 - US$141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Akaroa Criterion Hotel Christchurch
Location
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
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Traveller (88)
Room & Suite (43)
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"great sea views out of all the rooms"
P5745NPchris
1 week ago
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"Upstairs lovely view"
julesmm
4 weeks ago
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"Top floor would have the best views"
994DonnaT
1 Oct 2018
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"We had no trouble in getting a room. But best to book ahead. The front rooms over looking the bay were the..."
Z342WQtraveler
30 Sep 2018
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