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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In the stunningly beautiful surroundings of Akaroa you will find the very lovely Boutique B&B LÀbri. We could not have chosen a better place to stay. It is a heavenly place! Our room was so beautiful and the view from the terrace spectacular. We were warmly welcomed by the very nice hostess Jane. She made us feel at home and...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Jane has a lovely home with a beautiful garden and the harbour view room we had was very nice as well. It was our first time staying in a B+B and we were at first somewhat unsure but at L'Abri, there is a separate entrance and the whole setup how Jane has it works very well. We enjoyed our stay...

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1Thank Kovit S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We had a very warm welcome on arrival and our room was beautiful and exceptionally clean with a fantastic view. The breakfast was amazing couldn't fault it ... well done Jane. Would highly recommend.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived, to the time we left, our stay at L'Abri was very special. Our room, which enjoyed fantastic views over Akaroa Bay was extremely comfortable and beautifully presented. Jane was the perfect hostess and her breakfasts were amazing. Thank you for our wonderful visit. Roger and Mel.

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, great hospitality of the owner (thanks Jane!), super breakfast en tips to go around. We had a nice walk around the lake. We enjoyed the stay very much: nice garden, personal touch everywhere, definitely a place to stay!

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Geel, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L’Abri was our first stop in New Zealand and it turned out to be the best B&B during our journey. We stayed three nights to acclimatize in the wonderful surroundings of Akaroa, only 50 K from Christchurch. Jane was the perfect host, offering her warm house and beautiful garden to relax. Our kids loved to run around in the gardens,...

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London
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Quite simply one of the best B&B experiences we've ever had. Jane warmly greeted us and promptly settled us in our comfortable room complete with an amazing view of her gorgeous gardens and the lake beyond. Everything was provided plus extras like chocolates and homemade biscuits. Breakfast was the best - from the tasteful table settings to the delicious scrambled...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 15 February 2017

After a month in New Zealand, we decided to treat ourselves at the end of the year (and start of the new year). L'Abri provided eveything we were looking for... and so much more. Hostess Jane is an absolute gem who cooks up a delicious breakfast. Our room was more than luxurious, spotless and included chocolates, Nespresso and a bottle...

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Cheshire, UK
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our stay at L'Abri just a few kilometres outside of Akaroa. We had booked a Queen Studio and were in the cottage which is very quaint, spacious and very comfortably furnished with lots of personal touches from the expert hand of our friendly hostess Jane. We were left breakfast ingredients in our fridge of fruits, muesli,...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Our room was private with the most stunning views. We did the walking track in to Akaroa which was a great way to spend the afternoon. Jane was a wonderful host who paid attention to the small details. Her gardens are amazing. Chooks roaming free. We had a wonderful stay. You could definately stay in the area for longer than...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up to expansive water views of beautiful Takamatua Bay, tranquil rolling hills, nature surrounds and charming gardens dotted with nut and fruit trees. Enjoy Jane's special welcome and hospitality and the pleasure of her delicious gourmet breakfast made from fresh produce mostly from L'Abri's own garden! Enjoy the modcons of the light-filled home and your beautifully appointed room and bathroom, or relax in the picturesque ambiance of the deck and let your cares drift away... ... more   less 

Additional Information about L'Abri

Address: 7 Takamatua Bay Road | RD1, Akaroa 7581, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Akaroa
Price Range: $217 - $301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“I had harbour view room 1 and it was `to die for'.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanneM175, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Main house room has striking views, Cottage has charm & privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles RobE_12, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles andybB8495NR, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“either rooms are wonderful”
  • Harbour View 1 - our room for the night
  • a misty beguiling view today
 of 5 bubbles onerosenz, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The two rooms were superb - but there is a separate cottage, we cannot comment on that.”
 of 5 bubbles Etheldog, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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