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94.0% Based on 1017 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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. Also, Russley Golf Club is within half a mile (1 km) and Omarino Wine Park is within 2 miles (3 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, airport shuttle, and free Internet in public areas. A garden, luggage storage, and laundry facilities are also on offer.

Free Internet, LCD TVs

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.

Studio, 2 Twin Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$76* Per night/room Aug 28 - Aug 29

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 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

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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94.0% of guests recommend out of 1017 reviews

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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
  • Free cribs/infant beds

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 (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (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. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and portable fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance 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). Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting 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.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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 are 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. 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 are 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.

  • Only service animals are allowed

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

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®

*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.