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    Akaroa Waterfront Motels

    56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 4224
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    • Excellent51%
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    • Average10%
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    • Terrible2%
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    “great location” (31 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

    We spent a most enjoyable weekend here to celebrate a 70th birthday. We couldn't have chosen a more fitting place to stay. We had an upstairs studio unit that was very well appointed and overlooking the bay - what a way to wake up in...More

    Thank Joan M
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 26 March 2017

    Thank you for your great review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, or should I say your stayS, after your recent 2nd visit last week. Our location right on the water edge is unique and very relaxing as you mentioned. We are...More

    Reviewed 8 March 2017

    Very nice motel, there are two blocks, one block faces the Harbour and the other is end on. There are several tables to sit at facing the water and all units have outdoor seating. The motel has been tastefully renovated and are spacious and roomy....More

    Thank swissjoron
    Reviewed 5 March 2017

    This was my last night of the trip, which was unfortunate since Akaroa has many things to do for which I did not have the time. The Waterfront motel has great views onto the bay and nice grounds with options to pass the time. Host...More

    Thank Meike V
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 6 March 2017

    Thank you for your great comments. We are happy to hear you had a great time, and I agree with you one night is too short in Akaroa, but hopefully we would have a chance to welcome you again in a future. We hope you...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

    This waterfront motel had a great kitchen, good beds and a fabulous view. The staff was friendly and helpful. We were there 4 nights and were sad to leave. They have bike rentals and sit on kayaks to rent for a very reasonable price.More

    Thank Annawhartonp
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 6 March 2017

    Thank you for your lovely comments. We are happy you noticed the good beds as we have replaced few of them recently, and had a lots of good feedback since. The kitchenette is always a bonus for a longer stay, and we are pleased it...More

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    Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at the Akaroa Waterfront Motel on a Thursday in February, on our way around the South Island. This is a fabulous motel and the suites (we had #85, ground floor in the complex next door) are wonderful. The kitchenette was well equipped and...More

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    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 6 March 2017

    Thank you for your nice comments. We are happy to see our Waterfront Family unit suits your needs fine with the bedding, kitchenette, dining area and bathroom. The sunset are really nice and being the only motel in Akaroa right on the waterfront, it makes...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$101 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Akaroa
    • Also Known As
    • Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa ,
    • Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
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    Notdunroaming
    16 September 2015|
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    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM | Property representative |
    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... More
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    "Always opt for a sea front apartment - it's worth the extra cost."
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    "Reckon they will all be good."
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    "Driftwood rooms all look out to sea. Upstairs balcony a plus but stairs could be difficult for older persons."
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    "Waterfront is worth it."
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