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4.8 out of 5

"Friendly staff who offered to drive us to pick our camper van up the next morning. Clean comfortable room would highly recommended " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 24 Dec 2020

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Hotel Description

At Airport Palms Motel you'll be 2 km (1.2 mi) from International Antarctic Centre and 4.3 km (2.7 mi) from University of Canterbury. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and LCD TVs.

You can enjoy digital TV, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers, featured in all 22 individually decorated rooms. Microwaves, free local calls, and portable fans are also available.

This business-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a garden, and barbecue grills. Other amenities include laundry facilities, dry cleaning/laundry services, and free newspapers in the lobby. Continental breakfast is available daily. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Places within a 15-minute drive of this 4.5-star Burnside motel include Christchurch Casino and Christchurch Public Hospital.

King Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$121* Per night/room 20 Mar. - 21 Mar.

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 2 Single Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Airport Palms Motel ratings based on 355 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Airport Palms Motel

Everyone (159) Couples (130) Family (67)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2020

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31 Dec. 2020 by Airport Palms Motel

Thank you for your high recommendation. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5
Friendly staff who offered to drive us to pick our camper van up the next morning. Clean comfortable room would highly recommended

Posted by , from Tauranga on 24 Dec. 2020

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26 Dec. 2020 by Manager

Hi Mark, Thank you for your high recommendation. We are pleased that you found your room comfortable and we hope your campervan trip is going well. We hope to see you again if you are visiting Christchurch.

5 out of 5
Easy access after hours key collection. Friendly staff, clean

Posted by , from NZ on 30 Nov. 2020

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30 Nov. 2020 by Manager

Hi Deb, Thank you for your high recommendation. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

3 out of 5
it was the most expensive of all hotels during a one week stay in the south island, but didn't have the facilities the others had. it was much smaller. But it was clean and very handy to the airport which was what we needed, as we had an early flight.

Posted by , from Whakatane on 25 Oct. 2020

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25 Oct. 2020 by Manager

Hi Kerrie Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Airport Palms Motel. We are pleased you found your room clean and our location was handy for your early morning flight. We would love to have the opportunity to host you again if you are visiting Christchurch in the future. You are most welcome to contact us prior to making your reservation for advice on which of our 22 motel rooms/apartments will best fit your requirements. We have rooms ranging in size from twin studios up to 3 bedroom apartments. Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your feedback.

5 out of 5
Excellent. Clean and neat. Quite new. Got a quiet room as requested.

Posted by , from Dunedin on 18 Oct. 2020

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18 Oct. 2020 by Manager

Hi PSia Thankyou for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Graham and Sharlene

5 out of 5
Perfect! Clean and modern, lovely people. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Posted by , from Auckland on 11 Jul. 2020

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11 Jul. 2020 by Manager

Hi Maree Thank you for your lovely review and high recommendation. We are pleased you had a perfect stay at Airport Palms Motel and hope to see you again if you are visiting Christchurch.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 15 Mar. 2020

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21 Mar. 2020 by Manager

Thank you for your high recommendation

5 out of 5
Awesome friendly kiwi service beds and pillows are re comfortable rooms are clean and trendy

Posted by on 11 Mar. 2020

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11 Mar. 2020 by manager

Thank you for your high recommendation. We are glad you enjoyed our kiwi hospitality and were comfortable in your room.

5 out of 5
Staff were especially helpful with some office work.

Posted by on 8 Mar. 2020

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8 Mar. 2020 by Manager

Thank you for your review and recommendation.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2020

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20 Feb. 2020 by Billandpat

Thank you so much for this review of our property, it is much appreciated.

Property Features

Airport Palms Motel offers its guests tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. Public spaces have free WiFi and wired Internet. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free at scheduled times. The business-friendly Airport Palms Motel also features complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Christchurch motel.

  • 22 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 2011
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge) , Free self parking , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking; extended parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Airport Palms Motel offers 22 accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. 42-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests should notify this property in advance of their anticipated arrival time. Guests who require an airport transfer should notify this property in advance of their flight times (the airport shuttle is only offered between 7 AM and 8 PM on weekdays, and from 8 AM to 8 PM on weekends and public holidays).

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 20 per stay.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Contactless check-in is available.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)
  • Extended parking fee: NZD 5 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 20 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Airport Palms Motel Christchurch
  • Airport Palms Motel
  • Palms Airport
  • Airport Palms Christchurch
  • Airport Palms Motel Motel
  • Airport Palms Motel Christchurch
  • Airport Palms Motel Motel Christchurch

You should know

  • Airport Palms Motel offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation on arrival with your arrival details.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

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