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Akaroa Waterfront Motels

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Harbour View
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The great thing is the location with our room being located right on the waterfront with stunning views. Although the room was a little dated it was comfortable, spacious and well equipped. The reception was friendly and helpful and everything that you needed was within
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Property's Favourite Review
My wife & I stayed here for 3 nights over a cold,wet long weekend. The unit was clean, spacious,warm & had everything needed for self-catering. The location is good - on the waterfront & supermarket & several cafes within 200m or so - all other activities within about 10 mins
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Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels
Responded 23 Jun 2018
Dear Dbuckleymaitland. The weather was NOT at it's best when you stayed with us, but I remember it did not stop you from going out! Thank you for staying with us and for your nice comments! Hope we will meet again. Kind regards, Team at Akaroa Waterfront Motels
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We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit for 2 nights literally 5 metres from the waters edge. The unit was quite dated and you could often hear the upstairs neighbours but it very clean and had comfortable beds and good facilities for cooking. It was a lovely quiet location that was very
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Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront Motels
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your review, Dallas, and thanks for coming to stay with us. We agree that the wi-fi is slow, and it has always been to be a struggle for Akaroa to get good strong internet. Safe travels!
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We stayed here for two nights in a downstairs unit. "Waterfront" - yes, but the motel is end-on to the harbour so don't expect a water view from your unit, although it's a short stroll to the waters edge. However, it's a good location, an easy walk to the north-end shops and
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We had two nights here and the accommodation was very nice. Basic but clean and well stocked with toiletries and hairdryer. We had an amazing view of Akaroa harbour. The motel is also in an excellent location where you can walk to everywhere in the beautiful little town.
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HI , Thank you for your email. Could you please contact us by email or phone +64333047484, you can also find our details on the top of our TripAdvisor page. We will need your name and your booking number. At this stage we do have availability on the 30th of March 2015. Kind regards Akaroa Waterfront team
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"Upstairs rooms would be quieter"
"Ground floor was nice with sliding glass door. Unit was very quiet."
"Well appointed, very clean, laundry facilities, car parking."
"Waterfront rooms are well appointed and right on the foreshore."
"The motels are split into two sections. Ours was unit 87 (across the little bridge, by the large outdoors chess set)..."
US$85 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
akaroa waterfront hotel akaroadriftwood hotel akaroa
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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