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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only 15 mins from airport, Staff wonderful, helpful and really know what your needs and requirements are for a smooth stay, nothing was a bother to them. Room is large, clean, quiet and well appointed and bed is comfy. Restaurant was wonderful, food and drinks great. We use the Airport shuttle twice - once when we returned hire car and... More 

Thank tyrrellfam
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Glamorous decorations, clean, to the smallest detail. Wonderful experience. Free transport from airport to and fro. Simply amazing. Love the staff,friendly and helpful, cheered us up tremendously after a long flight

Thank Daniel Zi Yi Y
Westport, New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always stay here if have a flight. The team are always efficient and friendly. Nothing is a problem with Airport transfers at anytime. Van drivers are very thoughtful. I made a mistake with my last booking. Fixed quickly and efficiently

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I recently called from WA to the Airport Gateway Motel to book accommodation for my elderly parents. I required a room for their first and last night when in NZ as well as a very early morning shuttle to the airport and a ground floor to avoid steps for them. Nothing was too much trouble - the service was impeccable... More 

Thank b0ydy1
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a living room, kitchen, bedroom and large bathroom. Very comfortable. Pot lights in the living room provided great lighting. Wifi very good. Had dinner in the restaurant. adequate but not great. Since I did not have transport there was little alternative to eating in the hotel. Fairly expensive but good considering the size of the room. Regular transport to... More 

Thank JimS48
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Quick, efficient check-in since we're group booking. Very friendly staff. Perfect location with proximity to the airport and free shuttle is an added bonus. A very pleasant stay. Will definitely go back.

Thank Anh T
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was very comfortable, cosy and had all the amenities such as small kitchen, tea coffee, kettle, enough storage spaces and a lovely bathroom. it was also so close to the airport which helped when you are catching flights. no congestion either as outside the city. good location for exploring the other parts of South Island esp. the mountains... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I would have changed rooms as I don't like it when we are allocated wheelchair access rooms but we got in late and it looked like the motel was full so understandable why. Probably one of the nicest motels I've ever stayed in. Not sure if the whole motel has been upgraded or new but our room was new,... More 

Thank Canadian_KR
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room and amenities were excellent. It is very close to the airport, which is why we picked it. We had a late night check in which went smoothly. The only minor issue was the limited choice for breakfast, but it was only for one day.

Thank Mike R
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55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are great and quiet and the pillows are comfy. I heard no road noise. Kitchenette well appointed and bathroom clean, always nice for a traveler. The Nook restaurant is in the hotel and it is excellent. The front desk staff were VERY helpful and friendly. I appreciated that.

Thank sbj04769
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Closest Motel to Christchurch International Airport. Free 24 Hour a day Airport Transfers. Restaurant & Bar onsite. 40 motel units with all with Kitchen facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: 45 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $102 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Airport Gateway Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Airport Gateway Motor Hotel Christchurch
Airport Gateway Hotel
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#13 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#29 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“Not fussed as we only stayed for one last night and nothing to complain.”
 of 5 bubbles 732anht, 6 days ago | Read review
“Go for corner rooms, which are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 827boyd, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for the new rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Canadian_KR, 1 week ago | Read review
“close to airport with shuttle”
 of 5 bubbles jjjjjgambill, 1 week ago | Read review
“All of the rooms seemed to be good but some back up to major roads so if you need it quieter just ask for it in your reservation.”
 of 5 bubbles 0kf, 1 week ago | Read review
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