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Bruce Waterfront Apartments

87 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand
Prices above are provided by partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
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#13 of 28 Speciality lodging in Akaroa
Full view
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Wanderer66031244424 wrote a review Mar. 2021
3 contributions
Nice enough apartment but a little tired, think it needs some TLC. Very handy location, great base to explore local area. Best restaurants at the other end of town but its a pleasant stroll to get to them.
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Date of stay: February 2021
Response from Thomas Baird, Owner at Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Responded Mar. 12, 2021
Thank you for the review. Looking forward to having you back.
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rap28 wrote a review Sep. 2020
Invercargill, New Zealand59 contributions5 helpful votes
We booked three apartments for three couples and put them under our name. When we went to checkout they refused to let us pay individually even though we were standing right there - everything had to be charged to us and we got money from our friends. Beds were far too soft and apartments just average. Beautiful views but we won’t be back.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Thomas Baird, Owner at Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Responded Oct. 5, 2020
Hi Rap28. thank you very much for the review. We think that coming over in a big group is a really great idea.Catching up with friends in the Bruce Waterfront Apartments is defiantly welcomed year round. I'm sorry the bill wasn't able to be split, normally split bills don't worry us at all. There must have been some misunderstanding on our end. Please make another reservation with us next time and we will be sure to do our best for you.
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mark e wrote a review Sep. 2020
8 contributions3 helpful votes
The apartment is adequate and tidy, with a nice view. However on our arrival the apartment we had booked was not ready due to recent cleaning of carpet, all furniture storied... reception advised we could shift to another room but the situation wa the same. We waited over half an hour to have the room ready. Not good enough given we had provided plenty of booking notice. Reception uncommunicative and barely provided apology or compensation of any sort. Other disappointing detail is notice demanding dishes are washed or 25 dollar charge, but no test towel or cleaning product, only dishwasher. Given there seem to plenty of units in alarms avaiable, we would not recommend staying here, or coming back.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Response from Thomas Baird, Owner at Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Responded Oct. 5, 2020
Thank you very much for the response MarkeG234IP. It's very unfortunate that your stay was not as expected, we try our best to have apartments ready on time for all guests. Unfortunately it doesn't always work out that way. We would really like to make it up to you for your next stay and have it go smoothly. Please call us direct and we can organise something special for you.
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CarlsonSmitties wrote a review Jul. 2020
Hanmer Springs, New Zealand11 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great stay and very much affordable. The apartment was cozy and the bed, sheets and pillows were great quality. The man at reception was so friendly and helpful. Perfect location, very close to restaurants and main town.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Thomas Baird, Owner at Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Responded Jul. 15, 2020
Thank you very much for the review. We appreciate you coming to stay with us in Akaroa. Looking forward to seeing you again..
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cng967 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Russell, New Zealand26 contributions9 helpful votes
This place was a real disappointment. Shabby. Decor tired and worn out. Dirty windows. Lousy crockery and cutlery. No teatowls missing lightbulbs flat batteries in the tv remote. Like nobody really cares. Unkempt outside.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Response from TresoriMotorLodge, Manager at Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Responded Jul. 4, 2020
Dear Cng967, Thank you for your response. We will see to it that the above mentioned issues are resolved. We certainly do care very much about the presentation and guest experience for all of the Bruce Waterfront Apartments. With this in mind we will look toward making the Bruce Waterfront Apartments a little more chic rather than shabby.
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US$122 - US$181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAkaroa
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bruce Waterfront Apartments
Which popular attractions are close to Bruce Waterfront Apartments?
Nearby attractions include The Giants House (1.0 km), Fire & Ice - Gemstone Jewellery Specialists (0.08 km), and Akaroa Museum (0.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bruce Waterfront Apartments?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and laundry service.
Is parking available at Bruce Waterfront Apartments?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bruce Waterfront Apartments?
Conveniently located restaurants include Murphy's On The Corner, The Little Bistro, and Ma Maison Restaurant & Bar.
Is Bruce Waterfront Apartments located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Akaroa.