10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies
10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies

10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies

© The Wharf Akaroa

Accommodation with Restaurants, Breakfasts and/or Self-catering Facilities in Akaroa

If you’ve checked out The Foodie Guide to Akaroa, you’ll know just how much of a gastro-hub Akaroa is. With French bistros and bakeries to discover, a bustling farmers’ market and wineries, you’re spoiled by the gastronomical experiences. Enhance your getaway further by either staying in accommodation that offers its own delectable cuisine, or one of the self-catering accommodations so you can spruce up your own using the local produce that we recommend in the 6 Things to Do in Akaroa for Foodies. Check out our recommendations in this list of accommodation in Akaroa for foodies.

1. The Wharf Akaroa

Set above a bustling seafood restaurant and featuring unobstructed harbour views, this boutique hotel offers an endearing retreat for those who want the convenience of rolling out of bed to sample the local cuisine. In fact, guests staying in the “Relax and Romance Suite” will find that the cuisine comes to them when they discover a bottle of Daniel Le Brun and a Mediterranean Platter in their room on arrival. Two of the rooms have the basic facilities of a hotel room, while the suite and the “Old Shipping Office” feature self-catering facilities.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© The Wharf Akaroa

2. Annandale Coastal Farm Escape & Luxury Villa Collection

The cuisine is all part of the five-star experience of Annandale Coastal Farm Escape & Luxury Villa Collection. Indulge in farm-to-table cuisine either prepared in your villa by your private chef or delivered straight to your door. There are five unique five-star villas to choose from, with some of our favourites including the ultra-modern architecture of “Seascape” nestled into the hills of a remote bay with multi-floor windows to see it all and the historical “Shepherd’s Cottage” offering charming isolation with endless farm and ocean views. Check out more like this in the 5 Best Luxury Accommodation in Akaroa.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Annandale Coastal Farm Escape & Luxury Villa Collection

3. French Bay House

Not only should you consider this charming B&B for its delectable breakfast, but French Bay House can also prepare gourmet picnics with local artisan products for your daytime adventures. The B&B features four fresh and tastefully-decorated guest rooms ensuring tranquillity. Breakfast is an event; a mix of homemade or local produce and eggs from their own hens. Check out more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Romantic Accommodation in Akaroa.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© French Bay House

4. Beaufort House

Conveniently located on the outskirts of Akaroa town, Beaufort House not only provides easy access to the town’s restaurants and cafes, but serves a generous breakfast. What’s more, there’s a vineyard in the back garden, where sipping some of their wine produced by their grapes is a must! As for the accommodation itself, there are five guest rooms basking in historical ambience and French flair complemented by tasteful French antique furniture. In your room, there are fine bone china tea-making accessories with chocolates and cookies to enjoy at leisure; perhaps on your private balcony?

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Beaufort House

5. Bruce Waterfront Apartments

For the foodie that prefers to have the option of making their own meals, perhaps with produce from the Akaroa Farmers’ Market, the Bruce Waterfront Apartments offer charming self-catering accommodation close to the waterfront. The two-bedroom two-storey apartments feature a spacious and modern kitchen with elements of the traditional cottages emphasised, such as exposed timber ceilings. Apartments are tastefully decorated with a nautical theme to put you into the true holiday spirit. We also list this accommodation in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Akaroa.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Bruce Waterfront Apartments

6. Blythcliffe

Yes, here’s yet another accommodation in Akaroa for foodies which serves an indulgent breakfast. Take your pick from a spread of fresh fruits, Akaroa salmon, Akaroa ham and boudin noir, eggs from their own hens, free-range NZ bacon, berries and herbs from their own organic gardens, freshly baked croissants and more! In between, stay in one of the two well-appointed guest rooms of the main Blythcliffe house or in the self-contained converted stables with their own self-catering facilities. The accommodation also has a healthy focus on eco-living by boasting a low-to-zero waste policy.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Blythcliffe

7. Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park

For foodies on a budget looking for self-catering accommodation in Akaroa, take a look at the Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park. Enjoy your own space and cooking facilities in the self-contained studio and family units of the holiday park. Alternatively, those staying in the camping sites and cabins are free to use the communal kitchen for self-catering. See more accommodation like this in the 5 Best Budget Accommodation in Akaroa.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Akaroa TOP 10 Holiday Park

8. Halfmoon Cottage

While this budget lodge doesn’t offer breakfast, Halfmoon Cottage does feature a spacious communal kitchen for guests to cook up a storm. What’s more, you’re close to the famous (in Akaroa) Barrys Bay Cheese where you can pick up some artisan goodies to make your own platters. The adult-only boutique accommodation features private double, twin and quadruple rooms with bunk beds, all with private separate bathrooms. The accommodation also features a barbecue area, while guests can also make use of the kayaks and bikes to explore the surrounding bays and mountains.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Halfmoon Cottage

9. Lochsloy Farmstay

While a little out of town, Lochsloy Farmstay may still be of interest to foodies as it’s set on a small working farm growing vegetables and raising sheep and chickens. Their Koromiko House is a historical farmhouse that has been modernly renovated for families and groups. Alternatively, stay in the Snowberry Cottage which is more like a tiny house but boasts epic lake and mountain views! Spruce up dinner in your kitchen and get out and see the animals on this small working farm.

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Koromiko Cottage at Lochsloy Farmstay Little River

10. Les Troupes Apartments

Finally, Les Troupes Apartments strikes the right balance of being close to the town’s eateries and featuring self-catering facilities. You have two- and three-bedroom apartments to choose from, each across multiple floors and with full kitchens. Enjoy dining inside, out on your private balcony or down in your cosy corner of the garden. Apartments also have amenities like a washing machine, so you really have all the essentials!

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10 Best Accommodation in Akaroa for Foodies© Les Troupes Apartments


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in New Zealand over 10 years ago and with a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to travel New Zealand. She knows Aotearoa inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience New Zealand’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides and is the co-host of NZ Pocket Guide’s live New Zealand travel Q&As on YouTube.

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