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Akaroa Criterion Motel

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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“top floor”(32 reviews)
“third floor”(5 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed at a lovely motel down near the waterfront at Akaroa. Large rooms with king sized beds. We had two rooms on the top level and they both had balconies - with a wide view of Akaroa Bay. The room provided crockery and cutlery so...More

Thank FfastEddy
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of our motel, we are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and your visit to Akaroa. We look forward to meeting you again should you decide on another visit.

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We stayed here one night, beautiful location overlooking Akaroa Harbour. Request a top floor room for the best view. The room was spotless and plenty of room including kitchen. I made a reservation one month in advance, luckily, as it was booked out when we...More

Thank chermick
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at our motel and in beautiful Akaroa. Very glad to see you would stay with us again, we look forward to seeing you then.

Reviewed 15 November 2017

This small place is pure Nirvana. We'd flown into Christchurch, drove to Akaroa, and received a warm welcome from Felicity. It is people like her that made us fall in love with New Zealand. Our one regret was that we did not arrange to stay...More

Thank MarcB13
Response from FelicityandMurray, Owner at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review, we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at our motel, we look forward to meeting you again on your next trip to Akaroa.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

This motel is a gem. The price was very reasonable, the location was right in town and close to the water, the room was spacious and clean and the owner and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I would definitely stay here again.

Thank mattdawley
Response from FelicityandMurray, Manager at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your review of our motel, we are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to meeting you again.

Reviewed 24 October 2017

We rang to make our booking and the owner was really friendly and helpful and also accommodating, as we were travelling with our preschooler and baby. The mid level room was really spacious, with good quality beds and linen, and warm and modern. It was...More

Thank carla_NZ
Response from FelicityandMurray, Manager at Akaroa Criterion MotelResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for your review of our motel, we are glad you enjoyed your stay, we look forward to seeing you again.

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 93 - US$ 123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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