56-64 Rue Jolie, Akaroa, New Zealand
+64 3 304 7484 or 0508 928 373
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Located on the water's edge of the harbour, the Akaroa Waterfront Motels offer 24 self-contained units (14 absolute waterfront) from studio to 3-bedroom units, to accommodate everybody: from the romantic escape to the family holiday or group of friends. Surrounded by nature and garden, you can relax listening to the birds or watching the tide go out. And if you are lucky, you might spot a dolphin. Outdoor giant games, bike hire, kayak hire and on-site gym complete the picture perfect.


With 24 units to choose from featuring studio, 1, 2 and 3-bedroom units, you can enjoy affordable comfort with the waterfront right at your doorstep.

relax by Akaroa harbour


Right in the town centre of the beautiful, historic French village of Akaroa, you will be able to walk around and enjoy shops, art and crafts, restaurants, bakery and cafés within 5 minutes. 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.

We offer friendly service, clean units and can help with booking your tours.

Only 1.5 hrs from Christchurch, the Akaroa Waterfront Motels is the ideal place for family holidays or a weekend escape.

What are you waiting for? Book direct now (remember when you book direct you get better deals, better communication, better cancellation facilities and free WiFi).

And our tip: book more than 1 night to avoid disappointment.

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From the 3rd of December 2021, New Zealand is changing to the Covid-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Light System).

We have followed Government recommendations and as an accommodation business we are able to operate under green, orange or red lights. The safety of our guests and employees is our priority, for more information please read our Policies.

Please email us at info@akaroawaterfront.co.nz if you have any questions.

Stay safe.
The AWM team