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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“great location”(31 reviews)
“crepes”(7 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We spent a most enjoyable weekend here to celebrate a 70th birthday. We couldn't have chosen a more fitting place to stay. We had an upstairs studio unit that was very well appointed and overlooking the bay - what a way to wake up in...More

Thank Joan M
Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your great review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, or should I say your stayS, after your recent 2nd visit last week. Our location right on the water edge is unique and very relaxing as you mentioned. We are...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

Very nice motel, there are two blocks, one block faces the Harbour and the other is end on. There are several tables to sit at facing the water and all units have outdoor seating. The motel has been tastefully renovated and are spacious and roomy....More

Thank swissjoron
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This was my last night of the trip, which was unfortunate since Akaroa has many things to do for which I did not have the time. The Waterfront motel has great views onto the bay and nice grounds with options to pass the time. Host...More

Thank Meike V
Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your great comments. We are happy to hear you had a great time, and I agree with you one night is too short in Akaroa, but hopefully we would have a chance to welcome you again in a future. We hope you...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This waterfront motel had a great kitchen, good beds and a fabulous view. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were there 4 nights and were sad to leave. They have bike rentals and sit on kayaks to rent for a very reasonable price.More

Thank Annawhartonp
Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are happy you noticed the good beds as we have replaced few of them recently, and had a lots of good feedback since. The kitchenette is always a bonus for a longer stay, and we are pleased it...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Akaroa Waterfront Motel on a Thursday in February, on our way around the South Island. This is a fabulous motel and the suites (we had #85, ground floor in the complex next door) are wonderful. The kitchenette was well equipped and...More

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Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your nice comments. We are happy to see our Waterfront Family unit suits your needs fine with the bedding, kitchenette, dining area and bathroom. The sunset are really nice and being the only motel in Akaroa right on the waterfront, it makes...More

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Room & Suite (41)
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Pool & Beach (2)
Hotel & Grounds (65)
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$102 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$102 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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