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The Grand Hotel Akaroa

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6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa 7520 New Zealand See on map
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Across the road from our motel (La Rochelle - recommended) The Grand Hotel is a misnomer, it should be called Eric’s Pub after the proprietor. He greeted us from the bar and recognising our accents (aussies) immediately got cheeky! Bar menu was good, food good,...More

Thank CK61
Reviewed 18 May 2018

For our sole evening in Akaroa, we decided to eat at a major hotel, 'The Grand Hotel', but it was not as expected. The dining room was closed for the evening, and the alternative dining area by the bar, was full and noisy. We were...More

Thank chiangmaicharlies
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

...what a great evening we had at the Grand Hotel - dinner in the casual sports bar restaurant. We received top service from Eric the barman and enjoyed probably the best seafood meal we have had for a very long time. Fried Bluff oysters &...More

Thank KATOF19
Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is a typical rural town hotel with a lot of history. The service in the restaurant was very friendly and efficient, and the presentation and food was really excellent. You will be surprised at just how good the service and food are at this...More

1  Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Had the opportunity to enjoy a meal here. Great range of bar snacks can certainly reccomend the burger and the open steak sandwich,it's not often that these come out right but it was nailed. Reasonable price in a cosy place with a fire on for...More

1  Thank davidkinnaird2002
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Food & drink at the hotel
Jacobs Bistro
6 reviews
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Traveller (13)
Dining (4)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Nearby AttractionsSee all 57 attractions in Akaroa
Little River Rail Station
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.20 km away
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Akaroa Museum
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.53 km away
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"We stayed in room number 9 best nights sleep in a hotel ever!"
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"We had rooms that didn't face the road on the top floor and was very quiet."
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"Don't go there if you to get good service."
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"Corner suites along the patio for easy access to large outdoor patio and windows on both sides."
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