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4.5 out of 5

"location was excellent. staff was friendly and responsive. room was clean and well supplied with everything we needed. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 21 Oct 2019

Hotel Description

4.5-star motel near International Antarctic Centre

Close to airport

Your stay at this Burnside motel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of International Antarctic Centre and University of Canterbury. Hagley Park and Christchurch Botanic Gardens are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This motel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service and free Internet in public areas. A garden, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Free Internet, microwaves

The individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free newspapers. LCD TVs come with digital channels, and other amenities include microwaves and coffee/tea makers.

Economy Studio, 1 King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$66* Per night/room Aug 15 - Aug 16

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio, 2 Twin 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 2 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Airport Palms Motel

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
location was excellent. staff was friendly and responsive. room was clean and well supplied with everything we needed.

Posted by on Oct 21, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 21, 2019 by Bill and Pat

Thank you so much for this review it is very much apprecated.

4 out of 5

clean comfortable stay near airport

The owners are very friendly. The queen - 2 twin room was clean & well equipped, it was an easy 5 minute ride to the airport.

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 22, 2017 by Pat

Thank you for this review

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 , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (2.3 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.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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.

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 8 AM to 8 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

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.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times from 8 AM to 8 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

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

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

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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. 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.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • 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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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.