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    La Rochelle Motel

    1 Rue Grehan, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
    011 64 3-668 5142
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    • Excellent61%
    • Very good33%
    • Average4%
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    “small patio” (5 reviews)
    “native trees” (3 reviews)
    “room was clean” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 April 2017

    We booked via the i site in Christchurch so were unsure of what to expect. However, everything was perfect. The room was clean and comfortable, bed was just fine and the staff were very friendly. Definitely one to return to.More

    Thank CaravannersDandK
    Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 25 April 2017

    Hi CaravannersDandK, It's great to hear you had a faultless stay with us. The staff in the iSites around the country are very knowledgeable and it is a convenient way to book accommodation and activities while in NZ. Thanks again for the review and we...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

    This is an excellent motel withing easy walking distance of cafes, restaurants and shops. Alex and his wife run the motel are extremely helpful with local information and knowledge. Room 1 was large and well equipped. There was a small patio next to a nice...More

    Thank JezzaR55
    Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 25 April 2017

    Hi Jezza, Thanks for the top review of La Rochelle Motel. The motel is well situated and has been designed so all our rooms are able to overlook the stream and native garden. The perfect place to unwind with a drink after a day of...More

    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 3 nights. We were made welcome by Alex who showed us the room and explained what was happening in town over the next few days: if we were interested. The rooms were clean and comfortable and quiet. Anything we needed was no bother....More

    Thank Narelle B
    Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 25 April 2017

    Hi Narelle, Thanks for the review of our motel and for recommending us. We are pleased to hear that you found everything clean and comfortable. We have been here nearly two years and love living in Akaroa. We are always willing assist guests with making...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    This family-run motel property is a few blocks away from the center of things, but certainly walkable. The rooms are clean, comfortable, and well furnished. Not luxurious, but more than adequate for holiday travelers. Guest parking is provided, but the car park is a bit...More

    Thank Skeptic2241
    Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 16 April 2017

    Hi Skeptic2241, Thanks for recently choosing to stay with us and for taking time out of your trip to review our property. You have provided an accurate review of our property. It was great to hear you enjoyed our breakfast option. We personally think that...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2017

    Akaroa is a premium destination with Christchurch about 2 hours away so we found the price very fair. The township has 2 groups of shops/restaurants and the motel is a few minutes walk from the first group one comes to on driving into the town....More

    Thank George600
    Response from LaRochelleMotel, Manager at La Rochelle MotelResponded 16 April 2017

    Hi George600, Thank you for taking time out to provide such a detailed review of the motel and Akaroa. It sounds like you were able to explore & experience most of the town. We appreciate you providing feedback on the bed in your studio. We...More

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    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Price range
    • US$85 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Akaroa
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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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    "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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    "Rooms back from the main road are quieter."
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    "Upstairs rooms have a balcony, downstairs is a patio"
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