Beautifully restored historic cottage, in Akaroa

Bach or holiday home | Akaroa | #29944

6.8/10 (5 ratings)
  • 8 people
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Beautifully restored historic cottage
  • Fantastic location
  • A short stroll into the centre of Akaroa village

The Kearney-Rhodes house dates from 1867 and is a listed Akaroa Historic Building and

is in the final stages of a four year restoration. This large house with sheltered sunny garden has

been superbly finished to reflect it's age. Time spent here will provide peace and transport you into

the unhurried world of Akaroa's historic past.

Located in one of Akaroa's central streets in what originally was the 'French' end of town, you will be three

minutes walk from the beach, bank, post office, museum, Four Square and some of the finest restaurants

Canterbury has to offer.

Another ten minutes walk or short drive will take you to the 'English' end of Akaroa and cinema, library, school,

Gaiety Theatre, wharf and motels.

Tourist activities include both dolphin watching and swimming with dolphins, guided kayaking, fishing and swimming, hiking, walks and a relaxed village around which you can just stroll and enjoy the views, the people, the atmosphere...

Special conditions: Sorry no smoking nor pets. Please provide your own linen. Linen hire can be arranged prior to your stay. Children welcome.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Internet (WiFi)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Master double room with ensuite

    1 x Double bed

  • Second queen room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Third queen room

    1 x Queen bed

  • Twin bedroom

    2 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Cleaning $80.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
04-Dec-16 to 22-Dec-16
$260/night $260/night
2 night minimum stay
Xmas Jan
23-Dec-16 to 08-Jan-17
$260/night $260/night
5 night minimum stay
09-Jan-17 to 02-Feb-17
$260/night $260/night
2 night minimum stay
3 night min Peak
03-Feb-17 to 06-Feb-17
$260/night $260/night
3 night minimum stay
07-Feb-17 to 31-Mar-17
$260/night $260/night
2 night minimum stay
off peak
01-Apr-17 to 13-Apr-17
$215/night $215/night
2 night minimum stay
14-Apr-17 to 17-Apr-17
$230/night $230/night
4 night minimum stay
off peak
18-Apr-17 to 04-Jun-17
$215/night $215/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (5)

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  • A beautifully restored house with stunning attention to detail and great location

    A beautifully restored house with stunning attention to detail and great location. The house is well provisioned. I would highly recommend staying here.

    CarolineBr7 100%|2x Jan 2016

  • Good location able to walk to local amenities

    Good location able to walk to local amenities. Unfortunately this was out weighted by no sheets/ towels or hotwater! Would not recommend.

    Kaiwaka 100%|90x Jun 2015

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Akaroa as the property was so...

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Akaroa as the property was so close to everything. The house itself is a work of art! The place had everything you need to make your stay comfortable and give you the feeling of being home.

    tra312 100%|12x Feb 2015

  • Great location

    Great location. Lovely house with a sympathetic renovation. Had a wonderful time in Akaroa because of our stay here. Thanks.

    bronbe326 100%|5x Feb 2015

  • The location was perfect

    The location was perfect. We parked our cars and didn't move them again until we were leaving. We also liked the character of the house. It's old fashioned but beautiful.

    helenfahy 100%|1x Feb 2015

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