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The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI

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The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI

3 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
81 Beach Road, Akaroa, Canterbury, 7520

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAkaroa Wharf1 min walk
  • Popular LocationAkaroa Lighthouse7 min walk
  • Popular LocationAkaroa Museum9 min walk
  • AirportChristchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.)88 min drive

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#23 The Bruce Deluxe Waterfront Apartments

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

#21 The Bruce Deluxe Waterfront Apartments

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

#25 The Bruce Deluxe Waterfront Apartments

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Queen Bed, 1 Single Bed and 1 Double Bed

#27 The Bruce Deluxe Waterfront Apartments

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds

#35 The Ultimate Couples Retreat

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI is located in Akaroa. Akaroa Lighthouse and Giant's House are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Wainui Banks Peninsula and Le Bons Bay Beach.

What's nearby

  • Akaroa Wharf - 1 min walk
  • Akaroa Lighthouse - 7 min walk
  • Akaroa Museum - 9 min walk
  • Artisans Gallery - 11 min walk
  • Giant's House - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 88 min drive


  • Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar - 2 min walk
  • HarBar Beach - 8 min walk
  • Ma Maison - 9 min walk
  • La Rangis Pizzeria - 9 min walk
  • Sweet As Bakery - 10 min walk

About this property

The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI

3-star aparthotel with conference centre and seasonal outdoor pool
A conference centre, a seasonal outdoor pool and conference space are available at this smoke-free aparthotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities and wedding services are on-site. Each apartment features free WiFi and a kitchen with a fridge, a hob and a microwave. A TV, an electric kettle and an iron/ironing board are among the other amenities available to guests.
The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI offers 5 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. This Akaroa aparthotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Accommodation at this 3-star aparthotel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

Property amenities


  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Free toiletries
  • Towels provided


  • TV


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room
  • Conference centre (1076 square feet of space)


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • No lifts
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Wedding services


  • 5 rooms
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Late check-in fee: NZD 20 for check-in between 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee: NZD 20 for check-in between 7:00 PM and 10:00 PM
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, Union Pay, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from October to May
Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI Akaroa
The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI Aparthotel
The Bruce Waterfront Apartments by AVI Aparthotel Akaroa

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 7 reviews
5 - Excellent 43%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 7 reviews
4 - Good 57%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 7 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 7 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 7 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
Absolutely beautiful….had all the amenities and was warm and comfortable- beds were wonderful and location lovely was a perfect venue for a romantic getaway
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Amenities
Best position in Akaroa. Great views and right in the township. Well equipped. The building is showing its age and is a little tired. It could be cleaner. Despite that, my wife and I will use it again.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
reat break
a great site a good rest ,nice appt.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Fabulous location and well equipped. Only complaint is lack of sound-proofing from apartment above.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020