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Akaroa's Best Kept Secret, a hidden waterfront gem

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Akaroa's Best Kept Secret, a hidden waterfront gem

6 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 bedrooms
7 beds
1 bath

A unique opportunity to holiday in this original style 1950s kiwi bach.

Enjoy the peace and serenity of Childrens Bay while taking in the stunning views across the harbour to the village of Akaroa.

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Hangers
Laptop friendly workspace
Essentials
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed, 2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

37 Reviews

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Peter User Profile
Peter
April 2018
This property is advertised as a period bach - and it fully meets this description. The location on the harbour is stunning.
Christine User Profile
Christine
March 2018
If you are prepared to accept that this Bach is very basic but has amazing views and will make you realise that there is more to life than comfort and luxury this is the place for you
Tom User Profile
Tom
February 2018
Stunning location overlooking a beautiful bay and the quaint little town of Akaroa. Superb balcony with views, sun, and BBQ, complete with birdsong. As listed the facilities are simple, bathroom a bit basic, but perfectly clean. Very comfortable bed, again with views. Secluded an…
Jamie User Profile
Jamie
June 2017
Amazing spot in a wonderful place that is akaroa! It's a very simple Bach but all that you need and the views are to die for!
Rebecca User Profile
Rebecca
April 2017
This place is in a gorgeous setting and the charm is in its no-frills presentation. It is well- equipped and even has a games room. I imagine it would be great for a group in the summer months and would happily return. It was chilly in autumn but heaters and blankets were provide…
Ramesh User Profile
Ramesh
February 2017
Excellent location with views to die for. Walkable distance to Akaroa but away from the noise and bustle of the town. Ben's place has all the basic amenities, as described, and was comfortable. I would recommend the house for its fabulous location.
David User Profile
David
January 2017
Fabulous location with amazing views and easy stroll into town. There were a few issues with the way the property had been left for us and the general presentation, but once these issues are addressed it would be a wonderful bach for anyone staying in Akaroa.

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Canterbury, New ZealandJoined in June 2015
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Hi! I’m Ben from Akaroa New Zealand. I have a number of my own Airbnb listings and rental properties in New Zealand, so will look after your house like my own. I live in a small seaside village, a resort town really, with a French historic character at the bottom of the planet. I…
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