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5.0 out of 5

"Close to the airport (1km), airport shuttle 24/7, 2 free drinks with check in. Room in excellent condition, everything is clean, new and an overall o ... " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 11 Mar 2020

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Business Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room (1 Queen and 2 Singles)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Business Suite, 1 King Bed, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premium Twin Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near University of Canterbury

Near the airport

With a stay at this Burnside hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Russley Golf Club and 2 miles (3 km) of International Antarctic Centre. University of Canterbury and Omarino Wine Park are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features an indoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and a free casino shuttle.

Free WiFi, patios

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 157 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include patios, 24-hour room service, and minibars.

Commodore Airport Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Commodore Airport Hotel

Everyone (2) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Close to the airport (1km), airport shuttle 24/7, 2 free drinks with check in. Room in excellent condition, everything is clean, new and an overall outstanding stay.

Posted by on Mar 11, 2020

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Mar 12, 2020 by Tiffany - Reservations

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your outstanding feedback - we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that we can welcome you back in the future

5 out of 5
The 24 hour Airport shuttle was great, and the room was nice.

Posted by , from Boise, ID USA on Feb 16, 2020

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Feb 17, 2020 by Tiffany - Reservations

Dear Tiffany, Thank you for your wonderful feedback we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and took advantage of our shuttle service. We hope that we can welcome you back in the future

5 out of 5
Staff was great. Bed was very comfy. Rooms were spacious and very clean

Posted by on Mar 21, 2019

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Mar 25, 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your outstanding feed back we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our warm hospitality & found ours beds comfy We hope we can welcome you back in the future

5 out of 5
The shower it really is more for a handicap person water sprays everywhere

Posted by on Mar 17, 2019

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Mar 21, 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that your room allocation was not quite right on this occasion. We do have accessible rooms available, and from time to time during high occupancy times we are required to use them. Please don't hesitate to get in contact with us if you have any further questions

5 out of 5
Super friendly helpful staff beautiful grounds great pool

Posted by on Jan 22, 2019

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Jan 22, 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your wonderful feedback - we are very proud of our award winning gardens. We hope that we can welcome you back to the Commodore in the future

About the Commodore Airport Hotel

Location 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, 8053

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from July 1 2020 to December 20 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

As a guest of Commodore Airport Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. A fitness center, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Commodore Airport Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and a casino shuttle are free. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Christchurch hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 157 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch Intl. Airport (CHC) (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (7.3 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and casino shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Commodore Airport Hotel offers 157 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Christchurch hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Pattersons Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a fitness center.

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

  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Downhill skiing 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.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 3:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. 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 on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 40.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

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; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available

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

This hotel will place an authorization on credit cards and charges a credit card use fee for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. 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; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 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
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Commodore Copthorne
  • Commodore Copthorne Hotel
  • Copthorne Commodore
  • Copthorne Commodore Christchurch
  • Copthorne Commodore Hotel
  • Copthorne Hotel Commodore
  • Copthorne Hotel Commodore Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport Hotel Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport Hotel
  • Commodore Airport Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport
  • Commodore Airport Hotel Hotel
  • Commodore Airport Hotel Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport Hotel Hotel Christchurch

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Qualmark

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Hotel 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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*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.