Akaroa Criterion Motel

Hotel Class
4.5 out of 5
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  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Pohatu Penguin Habitat
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Akaroa Museum
    1 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Artisans Gallery
    3 min walk
  • Airport
    Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)
    66 min drive

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Book online or call:

1800 809 285
  • Standard Studio

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio Mid Floor

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio Top Floor

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio, Sea View, Ground Floor

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Studio Mid Floor Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Akaroa Harbour

Akaroa Criterion Motel is located in Akaroa. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Wainui Banks Peninsula and Le Bons Bay Beach, while Akaroa Museum and Artisans Gallery are cultural highlights.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Pohatu Penguin Habitat - 1 min walk
  • Akaroa Museum - 1 min walk
  • Artisans Gallery - 3 min walk
  • St Patrick's Catholic Church - 6 min walk
  • Giant's House - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 66 min drive

About this property

Akaroa Criterion Motel

4.5-star motel in Akaroa with free parking
Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 12 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. Balconies, room service (during limited hours) and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Akaroa Criterion Motel offers 12 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to balconies. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.
This Akaroa motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 45-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: NZD 16 for adults and NZD 16 for children
Room service available

Family friendly

Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


No lifts

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cots/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Free toiletries


45-inch flat-screen TV
TV/satellite channels

Food and drink


Outdoor space



Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 1:30 PM - 7 PM


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7 AM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.


  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are 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.

Property is also known as

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

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