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La Rochelle Motel

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked via the i site in Christchurch so were unsure of what to expect. However, everything was perfect. The room was clean and comfortable, bed was just fine and the staff were very friendly. Definitely one to return to.

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LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi CaravannersDandK, It's great to hear you had a faultless stay with us. The staff in the iSites around the country are very knowledgeable and it is a convenient way to book accommodation and activities while in NZ. Thanks again for the review and we hope you get a chance to stay with us again soon. Kind regards, Alex &...

Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent motel withing easy walking distance of cafes, restaurants and shops. Alex and his wife run the motel are extremely helpful with local information and knowledge. Room 1 was large and well equipped. There was a small patio next to a nice bubbling stream. Highly recommend.

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LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jezza, Thanks for the top review of La Rochelle Motel. The motel is well situated and has been designed so all our rooms are able to overlook the stream and native garden. The perfect place to unwind with a drink after a day of adventures. Safe travels, Alex & Jane

Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights. We were made welcome by Alex who showed us the room and explained what was happening in town over the next few days: if we were interested. The rooms were clean and comfortable and quiet. Anything we needed was no bother. It's an easy walk into town. Off street parking and Wifi. Will recommend

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LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi Narelle, Thanks for the review of our motel and for recommending us. We are pleased to hear that you found everything clean and comfortable. We have been here nearly two years and love living in Akaroa. We are always willing assist guests with making the most of their time in our wonderful town. Enjoy the remainder of your travels....

Seattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family-run motel property is a few blocks away from the center of things, but certainly walkable. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and well furnished. Not luxurious, but more than adequate for holiday travelers. Guest parking is provided, but the car park is a bit tight. The very friendly hosts offer a modestly priced, made-to-order continental breakfast service that I...

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LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi Skeptic2241, Thanks for recently choosing to stay with us and for taking time out of your trip to review our property. You have provided an accurate review of our property. It was great to hear you enjoyed our breakfast option. We personally think that nothing beats a warm croissant and a strong coffee to kick start a morning. We...

Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Akaroa is a premium destination with Christchurch about 2 hours away so we found the price very fair. The township has 2 groups of shops/restaurants and the motel is a few minutes walk from the first group one comes to on driving into the town. Our studio room was well equipped, very compact bathroom and compact in the main area....

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LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle Motel, responded to this review

Hi George600, Thank you for taking time out to provide such a detailed review of the motel and Akaroa. It sounds like you were able to explore & experience most of the town. We appreciate you providing feedback on the bed in your studio. We have heard that some people having a red wine to bed comfort ratio. However we...

Nottinghamshire
Reviewed 15 March 2017

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2017

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the beautiful village of Akaroa La Rochelle Motel is your perfect destination for a relaxing & peaceful stay. Our modern complex offers a mix of 8 Studio Units with either King or Queen sized beds & a 2 bedroom unit. Access facilities or twin studio also available. Each unit is comfortably furnished with kitchenette, en-suite bathroom with either shower or single spa bath, heating, flat screen TV & DVD player, & iPod docks. Each unit also has its own balcony or patio overlooking our native garden & stream boundary. Off-street parking, free Wireless Broadband, continental breakfast & Guest Laundry available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Rochelle Motel

Address: 1 Rue Grehan, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: £67 - £91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Rochelle Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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“No elevator, so ask for a ground floor room if stairs are an issue.”
Skeptic2241, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms back from the main road are quieter.”
George600, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a balcony, downstairs is a patio”
NottsTravellerl, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I like down stairs but it us in,y a flight to the top and the host only too happy to help shift bags”
JojozepA, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Balcony is a bonus”
Devaflam, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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