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Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   45 Roydvale Ave, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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Ranked #41 of 139 hotels in Christchurch
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Sue K Hinckley, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose this hotel as we had an early morning flight out and wanted to be close to the airport. They also picked us up when we dropped our hire car off, which was an added bonus. We had a really good room, which had a full kitchen and a second TV in the bedroom. The room did look a... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this motel as it's close to the airport. That is the only positive of this place. We've learnt our lesson and won't be pre paying for accommodation again until we've inspected it. We would never have stayed here if we'd seen it first. First impressions always count and the first impressions we struck were a receptionist who reeked... More

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The newly opened apartments are superb.......well appointed, classy and distinctive, but the restaurant part of the complex is very disappointing. Inattentive staff, poor service and lengthy delays in table service meant that many found an alternative restaurant for the additional meals. A big tick for the accommodation but a very big negative for the restaurant.

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the opportunity to stay at the Airport Gateway when we arrived in New Zealand. Our flight had been delayed out of Sydney, and when we arrived at 1am in the morning, they were at the airport to pick us up as soon as we called them. The room was excellent. In the morning when I asked to go... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very pleased with our experience when staying at the Airport Gateway Motor Lodge. The courtesy service to the airport was great as it meant a no hassle way to get us to there for our early flight. I also liked being able to leave my car at no cost for the length of time we were away. The... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of best motels I ever stayed in my life.I'm 52,lived in few countries. Wow the best value for money.I was going to Auckland and return,so Shuttle dropped me to the Airport, motel kept my car for free,been picked up on arrival again.Excellent,very friendly stuff.So so happy! !!

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Danville, California, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The location is excellent being just blocks from the international airport. The shuttle to the airport was a bonus. The staff at check-in were efficient and courteous. Now to the bad stuff. There is a restaurant and bar, of sorts, at the motor lodge. Warning!!!!! DO NOT EVER EAT THERE. I ordered... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here as an overnight between and late arriving international flight and early departure on the TranzAlpine train to Greymouth (well worth doing, by the way). Was picked up promptly after letting them know I had arrived and was taken straight to my room, no need to visit the front desk! The staff were very friendly, even organised a... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
77 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Airport Gateway for our last night in New Zealand before our early flight out to Sydney. The hotel is designed to cater for those guests arriving or departing from Christchurch airport and offers a very efficient shuttle service from/to the airport. Check-in was handled very efficiently and the lady at the desk asked us about our... More

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Sydney, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here late on the 12 March 2014 and again on the 22 March. So close to the airport yet didn't hear any planes. The first stay was in a new room and it had excellent appointments. The second visit was in an older room with a separate bedroom and large living area. The free transfers are immediate and friendly.... More

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Also Known As:
Airport Gateway Motor Hotel
Airport Gateway Motor Hotel Christchurch
Airport Gateway Hotel
Address: 45 Roydvale Ave, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#27 Family Hotel in Christchurch
#29 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Airport Gateway Motor Lodge 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Closest Motel to Christchurch International Airport. Free 24 Hour a day Airport Transfers. Restaurant and Bar onsite. 40 motel units with all with Kitchen facilities. ... more   less 
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