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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the perfect spot for our small and intitmate wedding. We booked out the whole place and got married on the deck of the seaview apartment. The booking process was simple, and Mary in particular was very helpful and accommodating. I would definitely come back to stay with a group of friends, or even on our own, in which... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped here for 2 nights before flying home to Brisbane, Akaroa is a lovely French influence place to stop over in. Short walk to town. Was a little bit confusing getting into this accommodation, because there is no office, you had to ring the secretary and obtain the secret pin number to enter to obtain the key to let... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Recently stayed in the 'Island Room' at Akaroa on the Beach for 2 nights. Room was enough for a couple, has no cooking facilities (which is explained both on the website and at time of booking so no surprises here). Heater was turned on for us before arrival, very nice touch :). Bed was comfortable with adequate blankets and towels.... More 

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

We arrived to unwind and relax and that certainly was what happened. A lovely self contained unit (we had the Seaview room) one of only three in residential Akaroa looking out at a beautiful peaceful harbour with only the sound of the birds. Would highly recommend

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

This beautiful penthouse apartment is slightly out of the main part of town and so it felt very private and special. However it was very quick and easy to walk in to Akaroa along the sea front. It felt like a home rather than a rental, with many little touches like books, paintings, individual pottery, colourful linen and copious equipment... More 

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Morisset, Australia
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

We recently stayed for 2 nights at Akaroa on the Beach with two other family couples and found the accommodation, location and views just wonderful. We had the seaview room, the island room and the penthouse room. We were all amazed at the large kitchen/dinning/lounge/large balcony area off the seaview apt and also the wonderful penthouse studio/kitchen/dinning/lounge/balcolyn area. The island... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

One of my favourite places on the South Island , a definite must if you are travelling around. The French influence is evident, the cafes are lovely, and they are so friendly . You could easily spend a day here. There are plenty of attractions and "swim with the Dolphins" is amazing.

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California
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Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We stayed for two nights. The room was really nice with clean linens and comfortable bedding. I liked the staff and they gave us privacy which was nice. I felt like I had a home away from home in New Zealand. Akaroa is so charming.

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1 Thank californiagirl31
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights over christmas, myself, husband and 2 teenage boys. The views were stunning, accommodation was brilliant. We stayed in the Island and Seaview rooms.Seaview Room is open plan leading onto a huge balcony. The kitchen is equipped with everything you would possibly need to cook or entertain. You only need to buy the food. Woke... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

We stayed in the beachside apartment for two nights. The view is just wonderful. The apartment is fine, everything that you need, clean and tidy, with heaters in the rooms and extra blankets. The bed had some of the nicest bed linen I have ever come across in an apartment. The bed was comfortable and we both slept well. You... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Akaroa on the Beach

Address: 229 Beach Road, Akaroa, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: ₹ 8,207 - ₹ 49,518 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Akaroa on the Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“If you are staying for a while, would recommend a room with cooking facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles tomarps30, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The penthouse studio is my favourite”
  • View from Penthouse room of Akaroa Harbour
 of 5 bubbles WarrenK652, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The Seaview is the centre of the house with stunning views.”
 of 5 bubbles 374debw, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Be aware the penthouse has no curtains or blinds on the deck to spoil the view, which means it can get very hot inside as it faces the sun. Ok after you open the doors for a while to let the heat out. There are quite a few steps so remember that if you have lots of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles 1navajo1, 30 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The Penthouse is worth the extra money for the elevated position and excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles RichardT553, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
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