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    Chez La Mer Backpackers

    50 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
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    Traveller (22)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (14)
    • Excellent35%
    • Very good48%
    • Average9%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible2%
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    “free wifi” (13 reviews)
    “free bikes” (4 reviews)
    “single bed” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    11 - 15 of 84 reviews

    Reviewed 14 June 2016

    The check-in was pleasant, and it's a lovely hostel. Very nice garden. However, it would have been nice to know before we settled in that the staff bedroom was adjacent to the dorm room. They came and went frequently during the day and night, and...More

    Thank Moira F
    Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

    The Manager was very helpful when I arrived and allowed me to park my motorbike in the garage so it was secure. The dorm room downstairs backed onto the staff quarters so at all hours of the day staff were passing through which prevented a...More

    Thank J A
    Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

    We had a double ensuite room. Not modern but very comfortable and clean. Reasonable rates. Hostel is located in centre of town, with on road parking in front of hostel or down quiet side road. A well run friendly hostel.

    Thank SwanseaDave
    Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

    Stayed for a night and the place is cute with the sound of fountain in the garden that makes you more relax..There is also a piano and books to choose from..Our dorm has a toilet inside which I likely prefer..The staffs are accomodating and helpful..I...More

    Thank FallonA85
    Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

    This is my 6th time bicycling around New Zealand, and this has been my favorite stay. One of the original historic buildings in French-flavored Akaroa, owned by Sara and sailing Captain Roy, and beautifully managed by Christie and her fun staff. I don't remember ever...More

    Thank Michael M
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Price range
    • US$ 46 - US$ 57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 27
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    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Akaroa
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    cynamon p
    26 January 2016|
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    Response from Kerry T | Reviewed this property |
    $28 per night for a dorm with shared facilities or $25 for BBH rate
    Room Tips
    "get room further away from kitchen and communal area, even i close my door i can still smell the smoke from..."
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    "Try for the upstairs Queen-Twin ~ with ensuite ~~~~ other bathrooms get VERY busy ;)"
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    "Ensuite dorms are better in summer (max of 5 people using your shower)"
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    "Both the ensuites are very good value."
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