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Welcome to La Rochelle Motel

La Rochelle Motel: modern motel and apartment accommodation in Akaroa, New Zealand.

Best rates available by booking directly with us.
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The French-inspired village of Akaroa on Banks Peninsula is a popular holiday destination located on scenic Akaroa Harbour, just 1.5 hours’ drive from Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island.

Akaroa’s La Rochelle Motel is the perfect place to stay and enjoy the village’s quaint charms for a night, a weekend, a romantic escape, a business trip or a longer getaway. It’s also perfectly positioned as a base for exploring the Banks Peninsula region. Easy to find on the main road, La Rochelle Motel is close to Akaroa’s walking trails, galleries, the waterfront Jubilee Park and two of Akaroa’s top restaurants, The Little Bistro and The Trading Rooms. Start your day with coffee and a croissant at a nearby café before swimming with dolphins on Akaroa Harbour or browsing the village’s boutiques.

La Rochelle Motel is a modern accommodation complex with eight studio units and a two-bedroom holiday apartment. All units are comfortable, quiet and smoke free, with double-glazed windows, cooking facilities and en suite bathrooms. They have free wireless broadband (Wi-Fi) access as well as LCD TV, DVD player and iPod dock, and three have spa baths for guests’ enjoyment.

Your hosts: Alex & Jane