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Akaroa Waterfront Motels
4 out of 5
56-64 Jolie Rue, Akaroa
The price is AU$138 per night from 25 Jun. to 25 Jun.
8.53 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (328 reviews)
"Made to feel welcome, we enjoyed our stay. Outstanding sunset viewed"

Reviewed on 16 Mar. 2021

Akaroa Waterfront Motels
Tresori Motor Lodge
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Rue Jolie & Church St, Akaroa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$119 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
9.08 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (176 reviews)
"They allowed us to check in early which was awesome. Great location."

Reviewed on 1 May 2021

Tresori Motor Lodge
Akaroa Criterion Motel
4.5 out of 5
75 Rue Jolie, Akaroa
The price is AU$127 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
8.61 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (379 reviews)
"Lovely Unit"

Reviewed on 7 Jun. 2021

Akaroa Criterion Motel
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Bruce Waterfront Apartments
4 out of 5
81 Beach Rd, Akaroa, Canterbury
The price is AU$195 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
9.13 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (30 reviews)
"Great location with amazing views. Property in good condition but a little dated. Very good reception service a couple of mins offsite but easy to find."

Reviewed on 23 May 2021

Bruce Waterfront Apartments
La Rochelle Motel
4 out of 5
1 Rue Grehan, Akaroa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$110 per night from 28 Jun. to 28 Jun.
8.22 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (175 reviews)
"Very lovely people, great hospitality, would go back again"

Reviewed on 8 May 2021

La Rochelle Motel
Akaroa Village Inn
3 out of 5
81 Beach Road, Akaroa, Canterbury
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$148 per night from 25 Jun. to 25 Jun.
9.13 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (26 reviews)
"Great apartments with lovely view of the setting sun."

Reviewed on 2 May 2021

Akaroa Village Inn
Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa
39a Children's Bay Road, Akaroa, Canterbury
The price is AU$415 per night from 8 Jul. to 8 Jul.
8.71 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Awesome tranquil location
"Fantastic property, amazing views; quiet; relaxing - epic!"

Reviewed on 13 Jun. 2021

Children's Bay Retreat - Akaroa
Akaroa on the Beach Apartments
3.5 out of 5
229 Beach Road, Akaroa
10.12 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (55 reviews)
"Great relaxing view Loved the daycore Waking up in the morning and lokking out over the harbour"

Reviewed on 11 Mar. 2021

Akaroa on the Beach Apartments
Les Troupes Apartments
3.5 out of 5
5 Church St, Akaroa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$162 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
9.08 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (50 reviews)
"The only thing I didn’t like was the very uncomfortable outdoor furniture. Otherwise we had a fantastic time."

Reviewed on 29 Nov. 2019

Les Troupes Apartments
The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI
3 out of 5
81 Beach Road, Akaroa, Canterbury
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$203 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
9.14 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (6 reviews)
"Best position in Akaroa. Great views and right in the township. Well equipped. The building is showing its age and is a little tired. It could be cleaner. Despite that, my wife and I will use it again."

Reviewed on 16 Jan. 2021

The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI
Akaroa Central Apartment
3.5 out of 5
77-79 Beach Rd, Akaroa, Canterbury
The price is AU$157 per night from 9 Jul. to 9 Jul.
9.12 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (15 reviews)
"Recommend this apartment for location,views"

Reviewed on 22 May 2021

Akaroa Central Apartment
BLYTHCLIFFE
3.5 out of 5
37 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$185 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
8.4 km from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (9 reviews)
"The property is a lovely old home, very comfortable lovely gardens. The owners are super people and very welcoming. we thoroughly enjoyed our stay"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2021

BLYTHCLIFFE
Emerald Hills Farm HUT - Located on our Tranquil Okains Bay Farm
The price is AU$188 per night from 24 Jun. to 24 Jun.
7.62 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (73 reviews)
A beautiful relaxing spot.
"A great night was spent at this bach. The property exceeded expectations in all areas. The hosts were fantastic and made us feel very welcome without being obtrusive. I would recommend to anyone. My only regret was not staying two nights."

Reviewed on 16 May 2021

Emerald Hills Farm HUT - Located on our Tranquil Okains Bay Farm
Modern Akaroa Bach With Stunning Views
12 Rue Renard, Akaroa, Canterbury
8.38 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Akaroa stay
"A lovely spacious place to stay. Wonderful indoor outdoor flow. Well setup for a group to stay. Close to town and in a quiet area."

Reviewed on 8 Apr. 2021

Modern Akaroa Bach With Stunning Views
Akaroa Central Apartment
Akaroa, Canterbury
The price is AU$188 per night from 23 Jun. to 23 Jun.
9.12 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Spacious comfortable apartment with wonderful views and perfect location
"We stayed two nights - and wished we were staying for a week or longer! This apartment had everything we needed and the large lounge and balcony meant that when we had 4 adults visit for my birthday lunch there was ample space for everyone. We will definitely stay here again snd for longer next ..."

Reviewed on 1 Jun. 2021

Akaroa Central Apartment
Hector's Tiny House - Akaroa Holiday Home
28 Monarch Drive, Akaroa, Canterbury
10.32 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Beautiful Views
"Was a lovely stay, good for a weekend away from the city !"

Reviewed on 6 Dec. 2020

Hector's Tiny House - Akaroa Holiday Home
Overton Cottage - Akaroa Holiday Home
6888G, Christchurch Akaroa Road, Akaroa, Canterbury
8.11 km from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Overton
"Lovely bach with great views. right in the trees. no oven though so don't bring Croissants! and fridge has tiny freezer box so dont bring too much ice cream :-)"

Reviewed on 14 Jun. 2021

Overton Cottage - Akaroa Holiday Home
3 Bedroom Retreat, Private and Sunny Amongst the Birds. Walk to the Village
8.78 km from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
Lovely quaint house
"We absolutely loved our stay! The place was spotless, the decor lovely, and the position was perfect - private and picturesque but close to everything. We would definitely stay here again."

Reviewed on 30 Apr. 2021

3 Bedroom Retreat, Private and Sunny Amongst the Birds. Walk to the Village
Fantail Cottage With Sea Views - Akaroa Holiday Home
6888H, Christchurch Akaroa Road, Akaroa, Canterbury
8.11 km from city centre
Fantail Cottage With Sea Views - Akaroa Holiday Home
Indulge in the Cinema Built for Two, or a hot Bath Under the Stars ..... Relax!
8.14 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Perfect‼️
"Light, warm, lovely outlook and quality furnishings. Could not fault. Well done Clair."

Reviewed on 14 Apr. 2021

Indulge in the Cinema Built for Two, or a hot Bath Under the Stars ..... Relax!
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Visiting Akaroa

Visitors to Akaroa are sure to enjoy the waterfront. Tourists can also enjoy the city's sightseeing tours and volcano viewpoints.

  • There are 15 hotels and other accommodations in Akaroa
  • The closest major airport is in Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) 53.5 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Akaroa

The picturesque setting of Le Bons Bay Beach and Okains Bay Beach exemplify the city's natural beauty. Exploring the waterfront is just one of the top activities, while Fishermans Bay Garden and Banks Peninsula Track are sights to visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Maori & Colonial Museum and Giant's House.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 15 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Akaroa. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Les Troupes Apartments - This 3.5-star apartment features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its location.
  • La Rochelle Motel - Our customers like the helpful staff and clean rooms at this motel. This 4-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities.
  • Akaroa Criterion Motel - This 4.5-star motel features free WiFi, free parking, and laundry facilities. Expedia customers like its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.

Popular places to visit around the area include Lyttelton Harbour, located 21.1 mi (33.9 from the city center, and New Brighton Beach, which is 23.8 mi (38.4 away.

Dressing for Akaroa

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 70°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 47°F
  • From April to June, the average is 64°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 60°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 70°F as the daytime average and 42°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.42 inches of rain falls on Akaroa each year
  • January and December are usually the hottest months averaging 69°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 36°F

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