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The Grand Hotel Akaroa

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went in to this hotel on the recommendation of a shop owner when I was enquiring about reasonably priced meals in Akaroa. I had to go in to the bar to enquire about dining that night. There was a notice outside the hotel which said Blackboard specials. When I went in to the bar I was treated rudely by...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just popped into this hotel briefly, to have a quiet play on the gaming facilities in the pub on the way back to our motel. The young lady initially behind the bar was friendly and happily swapped my twenty for some fives for the machines. We were enjoying our amusement well enough, until the machine told me to fetch an...

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Thank GothicKiwi
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We tried to visit one of the higher rated restaurants in Akaroa, which were full. We therefore went to the Grand. It was an excellent choice, as the food was generous, well cooked and great value for money. The Kilo of mussels were well appreciated by my ten year old son!

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Thank M P
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016

The property is lovely, large, well maintained, clean, well lit and has all of the facilities available to make it a great place to go to. I believe the owner, Eric, has been there many. many years but please, do cheer up a little and make you visitors feel more welcome. We actually visited for a second time as we...

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The Grand Hotel was recommended to us whilst holidaying in Akaroa. Erik and his mates welcomed my Fiancé and myself into the pub. New Zealand hospitality and good "banter" ensued. As the drinks flowed the banter got better. We picked up several "gems" of information - priceless for any traveller to unknown shores. Thanks guys

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Thank eastaroadster
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner there twice recently. Friendly staff and locals. Large meals at a great price. Lovely salad with the meal. It's got to be good when a lot of the locals drink and dine there. We will be back next trip.

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Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Our first in South Island. The waitress was extremely helpful, especially because I have allergies. She suggested wine that I had never tried before. And I was able to have my first pasta dish in I don't know how long. Would recommend if visiting here.

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Thank Andrew R
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We dined here for an evening meal. The waitress was attentive and very good. We choose the roast pork which came with roast vege and also a side dish of seasonal vegetables too. My husband also has a bowl of seafood chowder which came with garlic bread. The pork was amazing. A good sized portion for sure. The decor is...

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Thank Jan C
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

well, I am rather unsure as to how to review this place, we only had breakfast there, so limited opportunity for feedback. The place itself too me back to being in a UK seaside hotel in the 1970's, it is really quite dated with regards to the décor, quite liked it myself, although I am sure some will find it...

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Thank ChristchurchCoopers
Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We visited Akaora over Easter, and like many, had a difficult time finding accommodation. We got lucky with an available "Weekend Escape" at the Grand Hotel, for two nights, which included breakfast and an evening happy hour drink (great deal $290NZD!). We arrived in the evening, and upon walking into the hotel, my heart dropped and I had a sense...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about The Grand Hotel Akaroa

Address: 6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Number of rooms: 41
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Corner suites along the patio for easy access to large outdoor patio and windows on both sides.”
 of 5 bubbles Mgschreiner, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles robinsI2083HC, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about the accomodation as we did not stay there”
 of 5 bubbles 556murrayk, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay at the Hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles tonyf148, 18 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the rear on the first floor have a water view.”
 of 5 bubbles Ozday, 3 Dec 2014 | Read review
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