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Rose on the Bay - Akaroa Holiday Home

Aylmers Valley Road, Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

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  • 9 People
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Yes Outside Only
  • Wifi
  • Pet Friendly Inside Welcome


Finding your own little haven for relaxation won’t be a problem at this absolutely gorgeous Akaroa accommodation, where the gardens invoke a feeling of serenity and the harbour views take your breath away. Welcome to Rose on the Bay!

Spread across two levels and boasting four bedrooms, two bathrooms and great indoor and outdoor living, there’s ample space for everyone to come together at this family and pet friendly holiday home.

Natural light pours into this home through an abundance of picture windows, revealing lovely harbour views that make the perfect backdrop for a tranquil getaway. Three ranch sliders provide seamless indoor-outdoor flow on to the wrap around deck for fresh coastal air and fantastic alfresco dining, with a soundtrack of native birdsong.

The semi-open-plan living space will certainly become the hub of the home, furnished for comfort and equipped with a heat pump and ceiling fan for temperature control. A Smart TV with all the bells and whistles, and complimentary WiFi, are on hand for entertainment and connectivity, while a fully equipped kitchen, complete with a Nespresso machine and complimentary coffee pods, offers everything you need to self-cater your stay.

If you're looking for a cool and shady spot to enjoy a date with your book and a glass of wine, the rear deck is the place to be; the kids and the dog enjoying the lush lawn and the sunshine.

Four bedrooms, including a top-level space set up with the kids in mind, comfortably sleep up to nine guests here at Rose on the Bay. A bathroom on each level, plus a full laundry, complete the setup for your stay.

It’s an easy 1.2km walk to the Akaroa Village from Harbour View, where you’ll find a great selection of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Stroll along the foreshore with an ice-cream, or book yourself on a dolphin watching cruise to spot the native New Zealand Hector’s Dolphin!

If you’ve brought the boat, there’s space to park it at Rose on the Bay, and the nearest ramp to launch from is just a three-minute drive away. If you want to take the kids for a swim, the beach at French Bay is just a five-minute drive from your home away from home.

When you’re looking for a seaside getaway for your family, Rose on the Bay will not disappoint!

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Bedroom Configuration

  • Bedroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 2 (Level 1): 1 Queen Size Bed
  • Bedroom 3 (Level 1): 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 (Level 2): 3 Single Bed
  • Sitting Room (Level 1): 1 Sofa Bed

Bathroom Configuration

  • Bathroom 1 (Level 1): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet
  • Bathroom 2 (Level 2): 1 Basin, 1 Shower, 1 Toilet

Pet Friendly

Yes Inside.
Pets can come too! A small pet friendly fee of $20 + GST for up to two pets will apply.

Linen available at additional charge

Available at this property for $25 per person. You’ll see the option for our linen service in the ‘Add-Ons’ section during your booking.


  • BBQ
  • Dishwasher
  • Driveway (private)
  • Dryer
  • Family Friendly
  • Fenced (fully)
  • Freeview
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hair dryer
  • Heat pump
  • Heater (electric)
  • Heater (fan)
  • Heater (oil)
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Mobile cellphone Reception
  • Oven
  • Parking (off-street)
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • WIFI
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Guest reviews for Rose on the Bay

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Stayed July 2021

It's a very reasonable price for such a lovely house. The cleanliness was of a very high standard, we loved how well the beds were made and the way the rooms were decorated. It felt like hotel quality. Really appreciated the extra touches like the Nespresso coffee. Great place, beautiful views. We would come again

Stayed June 2021

Lovely warm home and suitable for family getaway. Quiet location with nice view over Akaroa

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