Check Availability and Book Online
Check out availability for your dates easily - online - by pressing the "Check Availability" button at any time. This will take you directly to our booking system where you can browse the dates you have in mind for the suite of your choice.
Making a booking couldn't be easier. If the suite and dates are shown as available all you have to do is select them, and fill in the form. We do ask for credit card details to secure and confirm a booking. These details are held securely. No charges are made until your departure from Maison de la Mer and no deposit is required. Credit card information is transmitted via a secure server to assure you of complete confidentiality.
Sweet dreams in all of our beds...
Nothing is more important to us than a good night's sleep for our guests, so we have gone to great lengths to ensure that we have the absolute best pillow top beds available, with luxurious cotton sheets, down filled mattress toppers, feather and down pillows, and individual comforters, in a quiet peaceful environment, where no two rooms have adjoining walls. Lights out - time for a restful, carefree sleep!
In the Bathroom...
Wonderful white cotton bathrobes, and premium French toiletries from L"Occitane - shampoo/bodywash, conditioner, hand made soaps, all made from natural ingredients. Of course, we provide plenty of towels and each of our bathrooms has a walk in shower, hairdryer, makeup mirror, and amenities. The Provence bathroom has a double spa bath as well as the separate shower.
Allow yourself the luxury of time...
Life is too short for the ordinary so treat yourself in a private and peaceful setting at Maison de la Mer - an historic home, located on the waterfront in the heart of historic Akaroa village, with commanding views over Akaroa harbour, beach and surrounding hilltops Feel surrounded by the elegance, romance and attentionto luxurious details. Savour a gourmet breakfast overlooking the harbour scene in a French Country style home with fine art, antiques, Persian carpets, fine china, crisp linens and abundant fresh flowers.While we do not have a minimum stay requirement, listening to feedback from our guests, we recommend that you consider a minimum two night stay in Akaroa, so that you have time to enjoy the wide range of sights, activities and restaurants.
Each suite has its own unique personal charm and character and shares the same level of comfort and guest services. We start with the best possible beds, firm structure with soft pillow tops, and feather underlays to ensure you the very best sleep experience. Only the finest linens are used, along with plenty of feather pillows, duvets and quilts.
Bathrooms are contemporary, with modern fixtures, walk in showers, L'Occitane toiletries, lots of fluffy cotton towels, heated towel rails, and personal bathrobes. The Provence Suite also has a spa bath.
There is complimentary Port, chocolates, a selection of teas, Nespresso machines in each room, and Carol's homemade Ricciarelli cookies. All suites have Television, DVD, and music, with an in house selection of CD's and DVD Movies. Complimentary wireless internet, and a guest computer are available for exclusive use by guests.
Complimentary Wireless Internet We are pleased to offer our guests a complimentary wireless internet connection for laptops. If you do not have a laptop with you, we have a complimentary guest computer for your exclusive use.
Please join us...
Each evening, we welcome you to share a complimentary glass of wine with some canapes in the Library, or on the front verandah before you head out for dinner.
Arrivals and Departures
You may arrive anytime after 2pm and we ask that you depart before 11am
Cancellation PolicyIn the event that we are unable to replace your cancelled booking, a cancellation fee amounting to 20% of the applicable room rate will be applied for each room night cancelled withing 30 days of the scheduled date of arrival. Where cancellation occurs within 14 days , 50% will apply and within 7 days of the scheduled date of arrival or when guest fails to arrive, a cancellation fee of 100% applies.
Captivating Sea Views from all Suites