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Akaroa & the Bays have lots of exciting accommodation options - B&Bs, backpackers, cabins, camp sites, cottages, hostels, hotels, houses, lodges, motels, retreats; hosted, catered, self-contained; Akaroa village, rural inner harbour and outer bays accommodation ranges from basic to luxurious. The relaxed, romantic ambience makes Akaroa & the Bays an ideal place for celebrating life's special milestones. Decide your budget, style, location and occasion and come and stay for more than a day.

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  • Beaufort House Akaroa (formerly Wilderness House), offers luxury boutique accommodation and harbour views to discerning guests who enjoy heritage, character and the charm of a bygone era. The house is furnished with English & European antiques of the era. A gourmet breakfast is included, served on white linen, silver, china and vintage glassware, a perfect relaxing start to the day! Complimentary glass of wine and canapés in the evening with your hosts Noel and Sharon. Free WI-FI access, SKY TV in the guest lounge. Established trees and birdlife abound & the boutique vineyard at the rear of the property with the original servants quarters gives a wonderful peaceful and tranquil setting. 

    Location42 Rue Grehan, Akaroa

    Emailinfo@beauforthouse.co.nz

    Phone03 304 7517 or 021 190 4456

    from (NZD)$310
  • Located centrally within the charming and historic French settlement village of Akaroa, the elegant Blythcliffe is a short, level stroll from the many excellent cafes, restaurants and local attractions. John and Lesley are lucky enough to live at Blythcliffe, they really enjoy welcoming guests to share its special history and place in Akaroa. They’re very well-travelled around NZ and happy to offer handy local travel knowledge. Built in 1857, Blythcliffe sits within its own three acres of extensive private grounds and is listed as an Historic Place Category 1 with Heritage New Zealand, Pouhere Taonga. 

    Location37 Rue Balguerie, Akaroa

    EmailLBH@blythcliffe.co.nz

    Phone+64 021 527184

    from (NZD)$265
  • Elegant and contemporary boutique accommodation. Peaceful location, set in natural bush gardens. Awaken to the sound of birdsong; enjoy a full continental breakfast on your private balcony with great views of the harbour. The beach is a 5 minute walk away, and the town is a gentle 15 minute walk along the harbour. New Zealand natural toiletries, luxurious Egyptian linen and a chilled bottle of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc awaits your arrival. We offer two queen rooms with exquisite en-suite showers ‘Stanley Room’ and ‘Lavaud Room’.

    Location11 Stanley Place, Akaroa

    Emailinfo@elevenstanleyplace.co.nz

    Phone0064 3304 7577 or 0064 27304 7578

    from (NZD)$310
  • French Bay House is a beautiful historic villa nestled in the heart of Akaroa. With stunning gardens and an iconic architectural style, it is the most photographed villa in Akaroa. The house is parallel to Beach Road where you will find a delightful array of boutique shops, restaurants, historic sites and artisan galleries. It is an easy stroll to the wharf where you can choose from award winning nature cruises, swimming with dolphins or penguin tours. Book yourself a kayak or paddleboat, or meander around the waterfront to stop and enjoy a snack in one of the several garden cafes. 

    Location113 Rue Jolie, Akaroa

    Email113frenchbayhouse@gmail.com

    Phone+64 27 3390944

    from (NZD)$250
  • Mumfords is a luxury, secluded, self contained, waterfront property and is set in 20 hectares of gardens, trees and native bush, all for your exclusive enjoyment. We have uninterrupted views of the harbour and hills of Banks Peninsula. Wheel chair friendly. Besides seclusion we offer all comforts and treats including Skye, flat screened TV, DVD player, broadband, computer, printer, large BBQ, and log burner. Breakfast and picnic hampers are optional extras. Special prices for more than 1 night and longer. Ask us about our special rates for autumn and winter.

    Location228 Onuku Road, Akaroa

    Emailonuku228@gmail.com

    Phone+64 03 3047680

    from (NZD)$330
  • Newton Heights is located high above Akaroa, offering spectacular views of the harbour, village and surrounding hills. A five minute walk will take you to the shops, seashore and restaurants. Our home, architecturally designed, is modern but furnished in an eclectic style that lends it the ambience of a private retreat. We offer two double rooms, each with a private terrace and lovely views. King sized beds, luxurious linens, private bathroom and WIFI complete the picture. Guests can enjoy a leisurely breakfast overlooking the harbour or an evening glass of wine on our huge terrace with outdoor fire and spa.

    Location4 Newton Pl, Akaroa

    Emailgail@ribbonwoodfarms.co.nz

    Phone0212202965 or 0212202964.

    from (NZD)$270
  • An iconic landmark since 1896, Oinako holds a cherished place in the heart of Akaroa’s French heritage. Now yours to enjoy, indulge in premier Bed and Breakfast accommodation in our gorgeous historic home. Elegant rooms, superb harbour views, beautiful period features and peaceful surroundings await. Delicious, leisurely breakfasts are served in the original dining room overlooking the garden. Perfectly located to enjoy the many charms of Akaroa, the main pier, restaurants, shops and excursions are just a two-minute stroll away. Escape the demands of everyday life, embrace simple pleasures and truly relax. Welcome to Oinako, a special place to be.

    Location99 Beach Road, Akaroa

    Emailinfo@oinako.co.nz

    Phone021 645 583

    from (NZD)$295
  • Dotted throughout Te Wepu’s 30ha of working farmland and bush are three sleeping pod sites. Each site has two pods; a dedicated sleeping pod which sleeps two and each has a spectacular view of the Onawe Peninsula and French Farm Bay. Each site has its own private setting including wood fired hot tub, fire pit, WiFi, an eco-friendly waterless Bio loo, camping facilities including a gas BBQ, and delicious fresh spring water. The other pod is your utility pod which includes a composting bio loo, a gas fridge, changing area with towels and bathrobes for your hot tub experience.

    Location250 Wainui Main Road, RD2, Akaroa 7582

    Emailreservations@tewepu.co.nz

    Phone0800 TEWEPU or 0800 839378

    from (NZD)$300
  • Escape to paradise at The Point, an off-the-grid, cliff-top retreat in Pigeon Bay. Sea views, spacious comfortable design, open fires indoors & out and a private swimming cove, make this a unique stay. Winner of Bach of the Year 2017 (Eco Category), The Point is just as luxurious as it is functional, with industrial and copper accents, and two super-king sized bedrooms with sea views. Kick back by the large open fireplace for a cosy winter hideaway, or head outside for the ultimate al fresco dining by the outdoor fireplace on a summer’s evening. 

    Location144 Holmes Bay Road, Pigeon Bay

    Emailenquiries@bachcare.co.nz

    Phone+64 9 3667000

    from (NZD)$500
  • Akaroa FyrneBrooke House is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast tucked away in central Akaroa in beautiful park-like gardens filled with old world Roses and Rhododendrons with a stunning native bush backdrop. The downstairs bedroom opens to tranquil surroundings and the upstairs bedrooms have lovely views of the hills, bush and Akaroa.  Akaroa FyrneBrooke House has charming classic English furnishings throughout, with the TV Room, Lounge and Breakfast Room opening to the garden. Akaroa FyrneBrooke House has many walking tracks close by for you to enjoy. Rooms can be booked or the entire house. 

    Location15b Rue Balguerie, Akaroa

    Emailakaroabonjour@gmail.com

    PhoneAli +64 27 520 6660 or Charl +64 021 779 771

    from (NZD)$290
  • Akaroa House - stunning views - enjoy Bed and Breakfast in beautifully restored heritage home - set in peaceful grounds with sea & village views from every room. Offering King bedroom with French Tub en-suite.  Upstairs we can accommodate two to four guests (same group) in two bedrooms with own private full bathroom. An easy stroll to activities, shops, restaurants and beach - peaceful setting away from main street bustle. Akaroa House - rest, relaxation . Also Private Akaroa Apartment - Email us with your dates. 

    Location13 Aylmer's Valley Road

    Emailinfo@akaroahouse.co.nz

    Phone0800 211 008 or 021 425 476

    from (NZD)$250
  •  Luxury Boutique Accommodation. Banks House Akaroa, offers luxury accommodation and harbour views to discerning guests who enjoy heritage, character and the charm of a bygone era. Banks House is a ‘sister property’ of Beaufort House Akaroa (formerly Wilderness House) www.beauforthouse.co.nz

     

     

     

    Location158 Rue Jolie, Akaroa

    Email info@bankshouse.co.nz

    Phone+64 3 3047517 or +64 21 1904456

    from (NZD)$275