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Hotel Description

4.5-star motel near Akaroa Wharf

Akaroa retreat

Your stay at this motel will put you steps from Akaroa Museum and a 5-minute walk from Artisans Gallery. Akaroa Wharf and St Patrick's Catholic Church are also within half a mile (1 km).

Terrace

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. A terrace, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Free WiFi, balconies

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and microwaves, the 12 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Other amenities include balconies, room service, and hair dryers.

Standard Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$87* Per night/room Oct 6 - Oct 7

Studio, Sea View, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Mid Floor Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Top Floor

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Mid Floor

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Akaroa Criterion Motel

Location 75 Rue Jolie, Akaroa, 7520

Property Features

As a guest of Akaroa Criterion Motel, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. Akaroa Criterion Motel also features laundry facilities and room service (during limited hours). Self parking is free. This 4.5-star Akaroa motel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (86.9 km / 54 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Akaroa Criterion Motel offers 12 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to balconies. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Akaroa motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 45-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 1:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7 AM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 16 for adults and NZD 16 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Akaroa Criterion
  • Akaroa Criterion Motel
  • Akaroa Motel
  • Criterion Akaroa
  • Criterion Motel
  • Criterion Motel Akaroa
  • Motel Akaroa
  • Akaroa Criterion Hotel Christchurch
  • Akaroa Criterion Motel Motel
  • Akaroa Criterion Motel Akaroa
  • Akaroa Criterion Motel Motel Akaroa

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.