Chez la Mer Backpackers

Address: 50 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 50 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, is near Linton of Akaroa The Artists Garden, Akaroa Dolphins, Akaroa Harbour Cruises, and Swim with Dolphins Akaroa.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsChez la Mer Backpackers Akaroa

      Reviewed by lisa.willan

      Not very hospitable

      Reviewed Apr 5, 2012
      by (3 reviews) London , Canada Flag of Canada

      For such a nice accommodating town I found the service at this hostel to be secondary. There was a weekend manager and she was great and helped me out a lot but during the day in the week I found them to be pretty rude and always busy so they put you aside.

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      Reviewed by bettytarle

      Quaint, French, Friendly!

      Reviewed Feb 9, 2012
      by (45 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

      Right on main street you can't get any more convenient. The staff is very friendly and the home, though not big, has more room outside in a beautiful garden setting. The owners are hands on and frequently on site. They have plenty of staff to take care of all guests requests.

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      sweet place to stay for good price

      Reviewed Jan 15, 2011
      by (3 reviews) Ottawa , Canada Flag of Canada

      really nice hostel- no locks on the doors but the whole area is basically enclosed. Really nice staff except for one American bitch. Otherwise, good atmosphere and really nice quarters for hanging out.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Chez la Mer Backpackers Akaroa

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

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