Located in a breathtaking spot with panoramic views of the glistening Akaroa Harbour, The Akaroa Criterion Maison Par Quay stands as your perfect retreat for a relaxing visit in one of the South Island’s most picturesque towns.
Situated at the heart of Akaroa township, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the finest dining and shopping experiences. Whether you fancy exploring attractions right at your doorstep or taking a short stroll, you’ll discover most landmarks conveniently close. Mt Vernon is a mere 16-minute walk away.
Motel Accommodation Akaroa
Our motel boasts a variety of rooms, each with the option of a balcony or patio, and the majority offering captivating harbour vistas.
Every room is equipped with modern amenities, including a flat-screen TV, underfloor heating, a private bathroom, and complimentary unlimited WIFI.
Each apartment is tastefully and stylishly decorated with luxury furnishings in contemporary colours, under-floor heating, and double glazing.
Some of the studios also offer convertible couches or single beds for extra guests, as well as high chairs and cots for the little ones.
Each apartment has an individual balcony, to gaze across the water and enjoy a stunning Banks Peninsula sunset.
Sea View Room, Top Floor
Our most spectacular room offering. The top floor, super king studio apartments offer the ultimate views of Akaroa Harbour. Stay cosy with under-floor heating, and double glazing.
Sea View Room
Our super king studio apartments offer spectacular views of Akaroa Harbour. It’s the ideal place to relax and re-invigorate.
Sea View Room, Ground Floor
Our Ground Floor Sea View room is wheelchair accessible while also offering lovely views of the harbour and Daly’s Wharf. It has its own outdoor area, under-floor heating, and double glazing.
Our Studio Rooms are street front facing. Wake up with fresh croissants and coffee at the cafe directly next door with gardens located across the road, or dine at the restaurant on the opposite side of the street with the waterfront less than a minutes walk away. This centrally located room has everything you need close by.
The tranquil atmosphere of Akaroa provides the perfect setting for your next conference or meeting, and the Akaroa Criterion Motel has access to meeting room facilities within 50 metres of the motel, with everything you will need for a productive and relaxing conference.
R & R is a vital part of any successful conference and a day or evening on the harbour can really help get people working together or provide a relaxing after-conference experience.We are central to many fantastic dining experiences and team building activities.
If you’re looking for a user friendly and welcoming conference experience please contact us for ideas and recommendations.