We were staying elsewhere in Akaroa, but selected the Grand Hotel (on recommendation from our accommodation provider) for dinner. I've never encountered whitebait presented as it was here - very small, and cased in egg. Warned by our waitress that what I might know as whitebait…
My partner and I visited here on our way back up to Picton, we had a few beers during the evening and had a good yarn with a few of the locals. I went to order another beer but nobody was at the bar, I then heard from behind me ‘what do you want’ to which I saw it was the…
We stayed at The Grand Hotel for one night only and enjoyed our stay there very much. It is a very charming, clean and well maintained hotel with many lovely historical features, like their rather steep but probably handcarved old wood bannistered staircase. Our room had that…
We are having 2 days off and decided on somewhere we normally would not stay. We had the double cooked pork belly for dinner. Micro waved vegies not the way to go, over cooked pork and crackling and the mashed potato yeh na. Not nice at all.
fabulous quick bar food ,there is a restaurant open on selected days ,well worth a visit ,good parking easy to find ,great selection of choices ,would recommend that all locals and visitors give it a try ,inside and outside seating
"Road front rooms will have private access to the old french balconies."
"We stayed in room number 9 best nights sleep in a hotel ever!"
"We had rooms that didn't face the road on the top floor and was very quiet."
"Don't go there if you to get good service."
"Corner suites along the patio for easy access to large outdoor patio and windows on both sides."