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La Rochelle Motel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“small patio”(6 reviews)
“native trees”(3 reviews)
“room was clean”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

This motel is a good place to stay. It is a short walk to most of the restaurants and shops in Akaroa. The owners were very friendly and gave plenty of advice about attractions and places to eat (and spots where I could go fishing)....More

Thank bruzer99
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Bruzer99, Thanks for the 5/5 review and the positive feedback. Sorry our advise didn't extend to you managing to catch any fish. Still as they say a bad day fishing is better than a good day at work. Thanks again for choosing to stay...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

Excellent location just a short walk to the park, shops, cafes and restaurants. I had a quiet upstairs room with a small balcony overlooking a stream. Very relaxing. My thanks to Alex and Jane for a very comfy stay. Would have no hesitation in staying...More

Thank BillyB088y
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 5 November 2017

Hi BillyB088y, Thanks for choosing to stay with us recently and for the kind words. We are always pleased to hear when someone has had a comfortable stay with us and that you wouldn't hesitate to return. We are having some amazing weather this month...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had the immense pleasure of four nights in an upstairs room, which included a spa bath, queen bed, kitchenette and balcony. From the balcony the sounds and sights were delightful and it was easy to forget you were so near to the main road...More

Thank Ezra710
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Gavin, Thanks for the kind words. We definitely consider ourselves lucky to have such a relaxing place to wake up everyday. The variety of bird life around the property and the stream are always soothing to listen to. It appears you also got a...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived late Thursday night and were shown to Room 7. Comfortable, spacious and great value. Our hosts Alex & Jane are really nice people and offered ideas for what to do in Akaroa even though we had stayed in Akaroa before. Small selection of books...More

Thank Asko K
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 1 October 2017

Hi Asko, Thank you for giving us such a positive recommendation. It's always nice to hear when someone has enjoyed their stay with us in Akaroa. We hope you get a chance to visit for longer next time. Kind regards Alex & Jane

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to escape our adult children for a couple of nights as we hadn't stayed in akaroa since the earthquakes over the hill we went. La rochelle is situated at the start of the main street and the perfect combination of...More

Thank Cathy S
Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 17 August 2017

Hi Cathy, Thanks for taking time to review La Rochelle Motel. It had been a while since you were last in Akaroa so is nice to hear that you had a comfortable stay with us. Hopefully you you got back home feeling re-energised and have...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$ 86 - US$ 180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Marithel T
7 November 2016|
Response from LaRochelleMotel | Property representative |
Hi there, Our 2 bedroom apartment would better suited for 6 people, it has a queen bed in 1 bedroom 2 king single beds in the 2nd bedroom, in the lounge there is a sofa bed and if needed we have a roller bed. Thank you for... More
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"Try and book a ground floor room with a patio."
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"Top floor, either end"
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"Ask for upstairs room - very quite"
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"No elevator, so ask for a ground floor room if stairs are an issue."
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