Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Welcome to Akaroa Waterfront Motels

Welcome to the Akaroa Waterfront Motels accommodation (formally Driftwood and Wai-iti Motels) situated right on the water's edge in Akaroa. Only 1.5 hrs from Christchurch the Akaroa Waterfront Motels is the ideal place for family holidays or a weekend escape. FREE WIFI

The Akaroa Waterfront Motels is located in a spacious garden setting with spectacular views over the harbour.

Relax and enjoy the beautiful, historic French village of Akaroa with its many and varied art and craft shops, cafes and restaurants. Explore the harbour from our private jetty in one of our kayaks, or for the adventure seekers take a swim with the famous Hector's dolphins.

Akaroa Getaway- Winter 's package from 15th of May until 30th of August 2016

Akaroa Waterfront Motels Free Wi-Fi


Address: 56-64 Rue Jolie,
Akaroa, New Zealand

+64 3 304 7484


0508 928 373

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Stunning position

Reviewed 17 Dec 2015

We spent three days at this waterfront motel - literally about 4 metres from the sea, with beautiful views across the bay, Excellent staff, great one-bed apartment with everything you need. The motel is walking distance from all the key restaurants in Akaroa.


Superb Motel set right on the water

Reviewed 25 Nov 2015

Perfect motel fantastic owner and great staff set at the edge of the harbour with fabulous views and superb facilities. great spot in a beautiful part of the world.good parking lot's to see and do 10 out of 10.



Reviewed 11 Nov 2015

Great location - walking distance to shops, cafés, supermarket. We had a waterside room and the view was amazing. Friendly staff. This place is full of added extras and I think it's all these little things that make a great positive difference, for example chairs on the grass by the water to enjoy the view and sunshine, life size chess board, private spa pool (have to book this), range of dvds for guests use, kayaks for guest use, guest laundry. We really enjoyed our stay at this motel.


Absolutely peaceful and special

Reviewed 07 Dec 2015

The view over the water is absolutely amazing. Why be in a boring motel with no aspect when you can open the door and listen and watch the water and birdlife? Absolutely peaceful and special. Older unit but tastefully refurbished with lovely linen.


Great View

Reviewed 01 Dec 2015

Large roomy motel, well equipped, great view.