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Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Only stayed one night as we were passing through, but would have stayed longer if we could. Jane has designed the accommodation with an artists eye and this added to the sense of tranquillity and comfort. The weather meant we could not make the most of the outside space (sadly) but even so we could appreciate the views we would...

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Reviewed 10 January 2016
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Waipukurau, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We stayed at L'Abri for the first time in December 2012, and had a wonderful few days exploring Akaroa. We liked L'Abri so much that it was the obvious B&B choice for us when we returned to see Akaroa again in November 2015. Our second stay at this delightful house just outside Akaroa was as relaxing and enjoyable as the...

1Thank FIMeche
Reviewed 5 November 2015

My husband and I stayed here in October, 2015 and we wish we had planned a longer stay. This is a very special B&B. The hostess, Jane, is so warm and welcoming, without being intrusive. And she is a a wonderful chef. Our breakfasts were specially made to order for each of us. And our room had the most delicious...

1Thank Alberta21
Williamstown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 November 2015

My husband and I and another couple stayed here for a night recently. What a beautiful location. The views for both rooms were out across the Bay. The place itself was spotless, comfortable and very cozy. Jane had thought of everything a traveler would need. The breakfast was lovely and abundant. Jane cooked us each our own egg speciality: Eggs...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights with my mother-in-law of 93. The hostess, Jane had already been very helpful when we contacted her from England several months ago, to ask about the suitability for an elderly person. Jane could not have been more helpful, providing a chair for the shower and a rubber mat. This is probably...

Thank RuthP169
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

Had the pleasure of staying two nights at L'abri again. Always excellent. Good breakfast and superb views across the harbour filled caldera. L'abri is handily located a few minutes by road from Akaroa township or an adventurous walk past olive groves and the game park sculptures.

Thank john d
Reviewed 29 August 2015

What a wonderful relaxing weekend we had at La'bri. Gorgeous views, amazing food and decor. A beautifully quiet location, and so close to Akaroa. We had lots of walks down to the bay, and loved visiting the chooks! Would love to come back in a month or so and see your amazing gardens in all their glory! We will see...

Thank Rubyredshoes14
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I really enjoyed the tasteful and peaceful atmpshere...the vewis were amazing. Away from the hustle and bustle of Akaroa...pleasant walks without traffic and lots of tourists. The cabin was lovely. The rooms in the house also perfect taste..hard to decide..jane a garcious hostess who does her best to please.

Thank claire c
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Jane you made us feel so welcome. Loved the house, the views, the peacefulness, the garden. And we ate so well!! Everything was impeccable and to the highest standard. Such a good place to stay, near Akaroa but away from the busyness of the village at the height of the season. Lovely walk around the waterfront. The highlight for me...

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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: $221 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Both rooms have good view of the bay.”
374SueS, 31 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I had harbour view room 1 and it was `to die for'.”
SuzanneM175, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Main house room has striking views, Cottage has charm & privacy.”
RobE_12, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are very good.”
andybB8495NR, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“either rooms are wonderful”
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onerosenz, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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