We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Akaroa Waterfront Motels

    56 - 64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    Are these the right dates for your stay?
    Select your travel dates to find the lowest prices.
    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 96US$ 114
    View Deal
    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (38)
    Dining (3)
    Akaroa Criterion Motel
    275 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    Tresori Motor Lodge
    117 reviews
    #4 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    The Grand Hotel Akaroa
    52 reviews
    #5 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    La Rive Akaroa Motel
    76 reviews
    #6 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good32%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “crepes” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Air Conditioning
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Akaroa Criterion Motel
    275 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    Tresori Motor Lodge
    117 reviews
    #4 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    The Grand Hotel Akaroa
    52 reviews
    #5 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    La Rive Akaroa Motel
    76 reviews
    #6 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 96.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Akaroa hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e9f7694f9167457eb84e37a75ebcde8d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":641309,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80112604],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":96,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"e9f7694f9167457eb84e37a75ebcde8d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":114,"lowestMetaPrice":96,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":114,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":114,"lowestMetaPrice":96,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":114,"hotelName":"Akaroa Waterfront Motels","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImU5Zjc2OTRmOTE2NzQ1N2ViODRlMzdhNzVlYmNkZThkIiwiQUlLIjoiMzUwMjJhZDM3MTI1NGIwOGE4NmE3ZTkzNmNjYzFkNWIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 96", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"69187820":"TravelocityEWS","56215374":"BookingCom","80112604":"AgodaIB","110826865":"HotelsCom2IB","69107221":"Expedia","76530449":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (225)
    There are newer reviews for Akaroa Waterfront Motels
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    11 - 15 of 215 reviews

    Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for a long weekend recently. Nice , clean , neat and tidy motel . Pretty standard for NZ. Good location by the water and just a short walk to the town centre. Only downside was the shower temperature and pressure was average and...More

    Thank CatWoodley
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    Clean, quiet motel unit with.a quality king size bed. Nice small kitchen . Plenty of room. We really enjoyed the view out over the harbour. We have stayed here before and this is our first choice in Akaroa.

    Thank Quentin E
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 1 June 2017

    Thank you for your lovely comments, We are glad you enjoyed our facilities and to see you are coming back, do you know we are starting a loyalty program? We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Akaroa Waterfront Motels Team

    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    This really has to be the best positioned motel in Akaroa. Right on the waterfront, our one bedroom unit was modern, sunny and quiet with the most spectacular unobstructed view of the harbour. The central location also enables you to walk everywhere with plenty of...More

    Thank BringOnTheFun
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 1 June 2017

    Thank you for your comments, we are sorry you were disappointed by our daily service of the unit, it should have been more than pulling the blanket up, we had some new staff starting when you stayed with us, and we have now reviewed our...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

    Good clean rooms, friendly staff. Two cruise ships disgorging their thousands of passengers on the same day spoiled the town but there are some nice walks road get away from them. Town's French atmosphere has got a bit lost though.More

    Thank Willhamm
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 1 June 2017

    Thank you for reviewing our motel, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us, yes there are more people in Akaroa on cruise ship day, usually between 10am and 4pm, but as you would have noticed, the motel being on the waterfront, in a...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

    From checkin to checkout we were happy with our time there.Great location and views and nice friendly staff.Nice units and comfy beds. Was nice to be close to sea and clise to shops. Thanks Akaroa waterfront.

    Thank graeme w
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM, Manager at Akaroa Waterfront MotelsResponded 1 June 2017

    Thank you very much for your great comments, we work hard to give our guests a great experience and we are pleased to see we reach your expectations. We hope to see you again soon. Akaroa Waterfront Motels Team

    Akaroa Criterion Motel
    275 reviews
    #2 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    Tresori Motor Lodge
    117 reviews
    #4 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    The Grand Hotel Akaroa
    52 reviews
    #5 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    La Rive Akaroa Motel
    76 reviews
    #6 of 6 hotels in Akaroa
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 87 - US$ 153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 24
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Priceline, Expedia, Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Orbitz and Hotwire so you can book your Akaroa Waterfront Motels reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Akaroa
    • Also Known As
    • Akaroa Waterfront Hotel Akaroa ,
    • Driftwood Hotel Akaroa
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (97)
    Room & Suite (38)
    Dining (3)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (64)
    Bathroom (3)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Tresori Motor Lodge
    117 reviews
    .74 km away
     
    Akaroa Criterion Motel
    275 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    The Grand Hotel Akaroa
    52 reviews
    .47 km away
     
    La Rive Akaroa Motel
    76 reviews
    .53 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Little Bistro
    731 reviews
    .22 km away
    Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar
    817 reviews
    .58 km away
    The Brasserie Kitchen And Bar
    478 reviews
    .16 km away
    Akaroa Fish and Chips
    570 reviews
    .58 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Giant's House
    759 reviews
    .78 km away
    Banks Peninsula
    951 reviews
    .57 km away
    Akaroa Lighthouse
    88 reviews
    1.23 km away
    Akaroa Museum
    136 reviews
    .15 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Notdunroaming
    16 September 2015|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from AkaroaWaterfrontM | Property representative |
    HI , Thank you for your email. Could you please contact us by email or phone +64333047484, you can also find our details on the top of our TripAdvisor page. We will need your name and your booking number. At this stage we... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Waterfront is worth it."
    Read review
    "Upstairs unit with a view should be requested."
    Read review
    "Get a harbour view unit. But we have stayed in a non view room and were very happy."
    Read review
    "ground floor waterfront is lovely with great views"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing