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Hotel Description

At Akaroa Waterfront Motels you'll be within steps of Artisans Gallery and Akaroa Museum. Highlights at this beach motel include free self parking, a spa tub and in-room kitchenettes.

You can enjoy free WiFi, LCD TVs and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 24 rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with fridges and microwaves.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a library and a terrace. Added amenities include laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Akaroa motel include St Patrick's Catholic Church and Giant's House.

Standard Studio, Kitchenette (Waterfront Studio)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$118* Per night/room 28 Oct. - 29 Oct.

Standard Studio, Kitchen (Studio)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (Waterfront Family)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen (suite)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (Waterfront)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Akaroa Waterfront Motels ratings based on 165 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Everyone (65) Couples (81) Family (20)
4 out of 5
All the toys to play with. Location,cleanliness,friendly staff.

Posted by on 18 Sep. 2019

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5 out of 5
Amazing views, quiet, safe and roomy. Close to restaurants and shopping. Clean and tidy. Staff were helpful.

Posted by on 29 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Good location. Private. Only adverse comment was the car parks are to narrow.

Posted by on 25 Aug. 2019

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2 out of 5
I’m not usually one to comment but we were disappointed with our stay. Maybe I didn’t research well enough but image of waterfront rooms does not represent most of the rooms here. We were in dark first floor room overlooking carpark. Shower was temperamental also. Such a shame as we were really looking forward to this stay. Seemed expensive for time of year and room. 😕

Posted by on 25 Aug. 2019

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3 out of 5
The location was lovely. There were really fun table tennis tables, outdoor chess set and a pool table. The part of the motel we stayed in was older and could have used a refresh.

Posted by on 8 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Friendly staff very accommodating being with family

Posted by on 30 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Aug. 2019 by Elise and the AWM team

Dear guest Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you had a great time and you enjoyed the friendliness of our staff, which is one of our priority. We hope to have a chance to welcome you again in the future

5 out of 5
Stunning waterfront view of sea birds and the mountainous scenery.

Posted by on 11 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

28 May 2019 by Elise and the AWM team

Thank you for your lovely comments. We are happy you enjoyed teh waterfront location adn the great views. We hope to wecome you again in the future

5 out of 5
Loved being able to look out the windows to the harbour. Comfortable unit and good facilities.

Posted by on 7 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Apr. 2019 by Elise

Thank you , Yes the waterfront units, only a few meters from the water edge offers great views. Kind regards Elise

4 out of 5
Excellent position . My only comment would be their cleaning is so efficient you can no longer read the temperature dial on the hob . A suggestion is a night light in the hall so when guests wonder at night they can see their way . Comfortable , roomy , everything at hand . I would stay again and recommend it .

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Feb. 2019 by Elise and teh AWM team

Thank you for your nice review. We noticed the temperature dial issue and we have now added a photo in some rooms to help using the cook top where you could not read it anymore. We are glad you enjoyed your time and found the units comfortable and roomy. We hope to welcome you again soon. Best regards from the AWM team

4 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

8 Oct. 2018 by Elise

Thank you for the nice rating We are glad you enjoyed your time with us

About the Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Location 56-64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa, 7520

Property Features

As a guest of Akaroa Waterfront Motels, you'll find a hot tub, a library, and a terrace. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and multilingual staff are also featured at Akaroa Waterfront Motels. Self parking is free. This 4-star Akaroa motel is smoke free.

  • 24 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (86.8 km / 53.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Akaroa Waterfront Motels offers 24 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and free toiletries. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower. This Akaroa motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with cable channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include a spa tub.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:30 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25.0 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per stay.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out fee: NZD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.