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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 May 2016

View was not as expansive as shown on website. We think this picture was taken from the bedroom rather than the living area. Unfriendly service when we booked in. Same person unwilling to change towels - reminded us that we needed to think about the environment. Toaster started up smoke alarms until we realised we needed to open the door... More 

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Singleton, Australia
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27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

Three nights in our beautifully appointment was a wonderful way to start our NZ holiday. The Bruce Apartments are clean, fully self-contained, split level, beautifully decorated and in an excellent position. Not only did we have a beautiful view of the waterfront, but we were only a few minutes walk from the cafes, restaurants and shops. We definitely plan to... More 

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Thank Isabella B
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stay. On arrival the check in staff are super friendly, show to your room, & even helped my 94 year old grandmother carry her luggage. Their is a pool, but only can only use until 6.00pm which after a day of sight seeing is a bit early. We had apartment 23 which is on the... More 

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Thank Bronwyn S
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

The apartment was excellently located with great views and easy access to restaurants. Very clean, tidy and comfortable. Would recommend and would stay again. Beds were comfortable and furniture generally to a high standard.

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Thank Anne D
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

We only stayed two nights but I want to retire here. Bruce apartments are perfectly positioned near the main wharf and easy walking distance to lovely local restaurants and shops. Our apartment had two spacious bedrooms upstairs and downstairs was kitchen, dining, lounge, a hidden laundry and a very quaint balcony looking toward the historic lighthouse. It was a lovely... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Having stayed here 4 years ago, was keen to come back again. The staff were very welcoming and our apartment was great and even had a washing machine and dryer which we made good use of. The kitchen was adequate but would have been good to have a bigger fridge, it was just a bar fridge. The outlook was lovely... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at the apartment and were delighted when we saw how close to the water we were. The apartment was very well appointed and the downstairs area was very comfortable. The view from the lounge area and main bedroom was lovely. The negatives were small but worth noting as the rates for the apartment are not cheap.... More 

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Batemans Bay
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a great location, just across the road from the main wharf. Quite a few Restaurants nearby, within walking distance. The apartments are very clean and well appointed. We had a 2 bedroom apartment with was 2 story. My only complaints are the floor boards creaked terribly and there were no hooks in the bathroom. I would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Jennifer P
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133 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I love this place! Gorgeous two story apartment with French feel, awesome location! Such a nice place to spend a weekend and not feel like your trapped in a tiny hotel. We had an awesome weekend here, can't wait to go back!!

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Thank GF_adventurer_NZ
Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

It's hard to review this apartment without bias for the town, as we had some big disappointments in Akaroa. (We went there specifically for the Black Cat Cruises dolphin swim, but the dolphins didn't want to come out on our trip and we weren't given the chance to book another cruise to try again.) Reception is confusing, as there is... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bruce Waterfront Apartments

Address: Beach Road, Akaroa 8161, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $226 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bruce Waterfront Apartments 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“There are some apartments not actually facing the waterfront. Ours did face the waterfront. Worth checking.”
 of 5 bubbles 937isabellab, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 70 if you want luxury! 35 was quieter and lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles SusieW481, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Views can be good but although the road has very little traffic you are still vunrable to any noise so would suggest an apartment set back off the road.”
 of 5 bubbles GillyBb63, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“1st floor 2 bedroom units have a fantastic harbour view”
 of 5 bubbles worldt792, 7 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to find out whether any cruise ships are due to dock or if the Cookery School has a corporate event on and, if so, ask for an apartment as faraway as possible!”
 of 5 bubbles AnneChester, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
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