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Review of Akaroa Apartment

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Cleverly self contained with kitchen and BBQ on deck.  Also washing machine and tumble dryer Gorgeous sea and village views in any season.  Great sun aspect
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Queen bedroom
Cleverly self contained with kitchen and BBQ on deck.  Also washing machine and tumble dryer
Gorgeous sea and village views in any season.  Great sun aspect
Fully self contained private one Queen bedroom - upstairs apartment
Full bathroom with Bath and fully tiled shower.
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Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Akaroa, Canterbury Region, South Island

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Phil S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed 11 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Stayed for a weekend recently.

Booked with Trip Advisor . All communication with owner - excellent..

The property is within walking distance from town (5-8 min), modern (very good condition), well appointed, spotlessly clean, and quite.

This the first time that I can honestly say, that the real thing was better than the pictures - this place is very good - trust me. It may not be the cheapest in town, but well worth it.

Highly recommended.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
21 Oct 2016
Thanks so much for your review. The apartment is rather special - in such a great spot. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for choosing Akaroa Apartment ☺ it is quite gorgeous - won a Gold and Merit at the Regional Master Builders. Totally proud owner! ! Nice to get to say hello in person at the end too. Alison
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Catherine...
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Could not be more perfect!!!!”
Reviewed 27 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Having never been to Akaroa before we had no idea of the standard of accommodation, so we were a little nervous. As we followed the very clear directions emailed to us to find Akaroa Apartment, we hoped for the best - the best is what we got! Honestly this apartment is a total delight. With loads of natural light, sunshine beams into this space making it feel so welcoming. Everything you could possibly need is there for you, including bread, wine and chocolates etc. The full bathroom was amazing. During our stay, fresh flowers were left for us which was a lovely addition to what was already a spectacular stay. I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough - we would love to return one day.

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Liked best: The personal service was outstanding
Liked least: That it was so far from my home - otherwise we'd visit more often!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Management Response
28 Sep 2016
Hello Catherine - wow what a review thank you. I'm so pleased you had a great time - the apartment is rather gorgeous and in such a great spot for sun and views. With your longer stay and special occasion I'm pleased you enjoyed the extras. The flowers were ones we decided not to transport back to Christchurch and too pretty to cast aside. That's great you enjoyed your first trip to Akaroa - until next time : ) Kind REgards Alison
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fredV6474...
Central Otago, New Zealand
1 review
“Amazing and Wonderful apartment and stay”
Reviewed 1 April 2016 for a stay in February 2016

We stayed for three nights in this stunning apartment at the end of February. It was just perfect and more than we could of wished for. This location is so close to wander into town but is equally as nice to stay in and cook at home.
There was a so most gorgeous welcome note and basket of goodies on our arrival which was so lovely receive.
We cannot wait to book another weekend at this stunning accommodation in the future and my only reluctance to writing the view is that it becomes so heavily booked that its hard to get into . It was so easy and and absolute delight to deal with the apartment owners as well whom made evey effort to ensure our stay was special. Thank you.

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Management Response
8 Apr 2016
Oh Wow - thanks for the great review. The apartment is in a fabulous spot - close to the happenings but just up the hill for privacy sun and views - so pleased you had a lovely stay and thank you for choosing to stay at Akaroa Apartment : ) happy travelling
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Juliette...
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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“Gorgeous modern apartment with stunning views”
Reviewed 10 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

This self contained one bedroom apartment was really modern and clean with lots of natural light. The sliding french style doors to the balcony were a great feature and the views over Akaroa harbour just stunning. The welcome pack on the kitchen bench was a lovely touch too.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers
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Management Response
19 Feb 2016
Thanks Juliette for choosing Akaroa Apartment and House for your wedding weekend. Pleased you had a lovely stay. They are both rather magical : ) Kind Regards Alison :)
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Margot K
Brisbane, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Great position and great apartment”
Reviewed 4 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015

We stayed at Akaroa Apartment over New Year and early January and it was great. The apartment has high quality fittings, furniture and decor. The kitchen is extremely well stocked and they even had fresh bread, butted, juice, wine and biscuits on our arrival. There are other supplies provided including condiments and cereals etc.
The apartment is in a great position, nice and quiet but so close to everything you need. We walked everywhere (much to my husbands disgust!!).
The apartment has awesome views and you could just sit on the deck and watch the harbor all day.
Would highly recommend the apartment and friendly owners.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Jan 2016
Thanks so much for the great review - so pleased you had a lovely stay. The apartment is in such a great spot for enjoying Akaroa - Great sun and views and out of the bustle of the main street. Happy New Year. Kind Regards - Alison
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