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Airport Birches Motel

390 Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
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Arlington, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We stayed here for one night before an early morning flight. The owners of the motel were so kind and friendly and helped us check in and arrange us luggage. Our room was clean, the grounds were well taken care of and pleasant, and everything was in great order.

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batemans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

we stayed 3 days here and and our host could not do enough for us we had a hire car which we took back the day before we departed and our host offered to come to the airport to drive us back to the motel would recommend any one who is leaving to go to the airport to stay here... More 

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Maclean, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The accommodation is very good, comfy bed and good showers. The hosts were very helpful and accommodating, and the location is conveniently near the airport and campervan hire depots, with a servo and supermarkets not far away. Would use again. Terry & Margaret

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Nice motel located 5mns from the airport. Nice bedding, small but clean bathroom. Kitchen kept to a minimum but after all, there are many places around for eating. Rather calm during the night. The office opens at 8 am, if you have to leave earlier, you can leave the key in a drop box.

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Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I stayed for one night with my two children. The small bedroom with bunks was ideal for the kids without having to book a larger motel at extra cost. King bed in lounge was very comfortable. Unit very clean and plenty of parking.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We booked a motel room for one night. The location is good near the airport and you can park the car close to the room. To be honest the motel room is very small and the price is a bit on the high side based on what we have been paying over the last week around NZ, and, bearing in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The room was fine large enough for my wheelchair to get around with a spot for luggage. The bathroom was huge. Owner Henk had a chair waiting for me to use in the shower. Awesome not to have to travel with a shower chair! Late check out was not a problem and the service station a 150m walk away was... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My flights to Australia out of Christchurch always seem to leave REAAAAL early in the morning and get in equally late. Living two hours from Christchurch means it is heaps easier to spend the night. Airport Birches is the PERFECT place if you need that place to stay before your fly. Cheap. Clean. Shuttle to the airport. You can leave... More 

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Marlborough Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Stayed here for the fifth time, first time under the new management and definitely the last time. Whilst the place is still clean it isn't as good as it used to be, no welcoming hosts, no airport shuttle service for late arrivals. No breakfast tray left in your room and no offer of getting a breakfast in the morning. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I always stay here on my business trips to Christchurch. The motel is always clean and is very convenient being close to the airport. The owners Henk and Brenda are extremely friendly and helpful. They offer a shuttle service to and from the airport and the hotel is walking distance to the Avonhead tavern and shopping center. I will continue... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Airport Birches Motel, built 2001, is located just 4 kilometres from the Christchurch Airport, but out of the flight plan. All our rooms are GROUND FLOOR with NO additional floors on top. We offer our guests the comfort and convenience of being close to the Christchurch Airport, without the noise and hassle.Our courtesy shuttle service operates between the Christchurch Airport and Railway station between 9:00am - 9:00pm everyday, except, Xmas Eve, Day, Boxing Day & New Years Eve, Day. In addition to this we offer a park and fly option for those wishing to leave their cars behind whilst they travel overseas, conditions apply.We are close to both Hornby Shopping mall (2 minute drive, 10 minute walk) and Westfield Riccarton (5 minute drive). We are also one of the closest motels to Riccarton Racecourse & Riccarton Park Convention Centre, we offer a shuttle them during normal shuttle hours. Though it is only a few minutes walk. We are also only 5 minutes walk from a nearby minigolf and driving range, for those interested in Golfing. If you are heading into the city there is a local bus service that is a mere 400m down the road.We are ideally positioned for incoming travellers as we are on the crossroads of both the North and South bypasses. As well as on the main road off to the West Coast. Making us a perfect base to start your holiday. If you are looking closer a field, then Akaroa and Hanmer Springs as well as Arthur's pass are all within around 2 hours drive of us. Along with all the Ski Fields, such as Porters Heights and Mt Hutt.For those hungry travellers a large number of local eateries will deliver to our motel, as well as free transfers to the popular Avonhead Tavern. There is also a 24 hour service station down the road for snacks and goodies.So for a relaxing experience stay, stay with us at the Airport Birches Motel.Kind regards ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airport Birches Motel

Address: 390 Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $95 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Airport Birches Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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#6 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
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