The Grand Hotel Akaroa

6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7520, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, is near Linton of Akaroa The Artists Garden, Swim with Dolphins Akaroa, Akaroa Dolphins, and Akaroa Harbour Cruises.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Grand Hotel Akaroa

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Akaroa

Happy Birthday Susie from Akaroa

A travel blog entry by john-and-anne on Mar 27, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... fleece on over my pj's as the air feels just a wee bit chilly!

We had plans to go on a shore excursion to Okains Maori village today but, the local tour operator has cancelled it for lack of participants. So we are at leisure and able to choose what we get up to. John is reminded of Wales as he looks at the scenery.

Our port guide states that:
On the eastern coast of the South Island are the impressive remains of a ...


A travel blog entry by journeyer on Feb 12, 2014

10 photos

... br>

An afternoon nap, a short 3 km drive to the main drag of this small town of Akaroa for a Thai dinner, and now I’ll upload photos and this text – settle in to watch the low cloud cover, light drizzle and fading light over the bay we face – and then watch some Worster and Jeeves that we love. And turn in early.


A load of balls

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank on Feb 10, 2014

2 photos

... of the city though the lack of petrol stations was worrying. I eventually found one in a tiny village close to the sea. After that I saw several of course! We stopped off at Moeraki, famous for its spherical stone boulders that litter the beach. They are amazingly round and fun to jump onto, though you have to judge your leap well otherwise the tide could get you. We ...

A Day with the Dolphins

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth on Feb 01, 2014

The campground we stayed at is on a hill above town, so we enjoyed being able to leave Moby there and walk around town. It was more crowded than most places we had been, but that was partly due to the two cruise ships anchored in the harbor. The village was originally settled by the French and claims to still reflect this heritage. No arguing with the first point, the second one however. Other than putting Le or La in front of the names of things, such as Le ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue on Jan 25, 2014

1 photo

... and windows that someone had converted. Main place we went was Akaroa. This is one of the few towns that was settled by the French and street names and cafés reflect this! Fish and chips on the seafront!! Came back via Okains Bay and had a bit of a paddle in the sea and the river! Also pigeons bay and little akaloa Picture is of the nor west arch from ...