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Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch

7.6 km from Christchurch centre
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
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449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 27 May 2015

After a 5 week holiday in north and South Island , experiencing all types of accommodation, my husband & I were ready to get back home. We unexpectedly encountered an enormous problem with our flights, and Emirates Ailines informed us of the airport accommodatin desk. With efficiency we were being collected from the airport, exhausted, quickly processed through reception and...

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you Janpye for your comments. We are glad that we were able to make your stay memorable. Hopefully we be able to welcome you back for a planned visit next time you are in Christchurch. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Great staff for starters. Cannot ask for a better team when I stay there. Always happy to help and assist in any manner. We stay there for business quite often and the rooms are fantastic. Not sure what the standard rooms are like but the business rooms are great. Thanks for always making us feel welcome

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you RickySpanishhh for your review. We always enjoy hearing from our regular guests and it's great to hear that you are made to feel welcome. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Commodore for one night at the end of our trip to the South Island, as we wanted to be close to the airport, and we though it was great. The room was spacious, quiet and clean. We decided to eat at the hotel restaurant and although busy, as it was a Friday night, we had what...

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you Hayley F for your comments. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and your meal in the restaurant. We hope to be able to welcome you back next time you are visiting Christchurch. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Spacious Room, Big Bathroom, Comfy Bed, Great Food, Helpful Staff, you cannot asked for more from this hotel. Oh, Near the airport also. Stay just for a night. But far from town centre. One thing, the next morning when we are going to check out, there was no staff to taking our bag to the car, so we get the...

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you InlyF for your review. We are pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay and I apologise that you were not offered assistance with your bags out to your vehicle. Please be assured that we will use your comments as a training opportunity for our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel. Kind regards, Michael...

Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

I was impressed by the fact that everyone I spoke to at the hotel had the same very high levels of courtesy and politeness. It was also the best night's sleep I had had in a hotel for a long time. Top notch.

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you Austin F for your comments. We encourage our team to take the opportunity to get to know our guests and it is pleasing that this has left a positive impression during your stay. Our beds are custom made for the hotel and we believe do provide the ultimate "good night's sleep". We look forward to welcoming you back...

Richmond Hill, Ontario
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Stayed here the second time (formerly Copthorne Hotel Commodore) on Dec 23 and 24 for leisure. First time was in late January 2013 for business. Conveniently located near the airport and major motorways, but a little far from downtown Christchurch, which is about 15 min's drive but there's bus service. The room spacious, comfortable and makes you feel at home....

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you TheElsafeMan for your comments. Feedback from our returning guests is important to us, and we are pleased that you have enjoyed your stays with us. The swimming pool cover does keep the temperature of the water consistent, and our staff are on hand to remove or replace this any time you require. We look forward to welcoming you...

Methven, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

My wife and I are currently staying and are overwhelmed by the service, quality and experience here at the commodore hotel. Let's start with service. Obviously very highly trained with sound systems. Having stayed at many hotels, the staff and service here cannot be faulted. Next is the restaurant meal we just completed. As good as anything we have experienced...

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you Nigel B for your feedback. Feedback form our domestic visitors is always appreciated and we are pleased that you enjoyed your time at the hotel. Perhaps we will see you on the ski field this season and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 May 2015

I've stayed here 3 or 4 times before when I'm running seminars. I find the location great especially for out of town people who have flown in. It's a busy well run hotel/conference complex yet children would be equally at home here. Great pool and a nice garden type setting outside with tables and the bar very close.

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you nigeltrewhitt for your comments, We enjoy hearing from our regular guests and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Very comfortable hotel with friendly, helpful staff, convenient for early morning flight departure. Good airport shuttle all hours. My wife left her earrings in our room. However we told the driver of the hotel airport shuttle bus and he agreed to let Reception know about this. When we got back to the UK we phoned the hotel and were delighted...

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michaeljane, Front Office Manager at Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch, responded to this review

Thank you D O for your comments It is great that you enjoyed your stay and have received your misplaced earrings. I remember the call and am pleased that they found their way home. We look forward to being able to welcome you back next time you visit Christchurch. Kind regards, Michael Jane

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I was impressed with free airport shuttle, the driver was a classic and the service couldn't be faulted. The location is a little further out from the airport but not bad. The room was large and comfortable. We arrived late and left relatively early so didn't experience the dining setup. The bar looked great, maybe next time. This hotel is...

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Thank you Leisa W for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that our team left a positive impression. Our location just off the airport campus (1 mile to the terminal) makes for a relaxed stay without the noise that is often associated with an on campus hotel. We look forward to being able to welcome...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on Christchurch's Memorial Avenue, The Commodore is just minutes away from the Christchurch International Airport and ten minutes into the centre of Christchurch. With an idyllic setting featuring award-winning native New Zealand gardens on seven acres of land, you can be assured of a tranquil stay.The hotel features 157 guest rooms, conference facilities, and extensive free parking. Our 'resort style' leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, spa, sauna and gymnasium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch

Address: 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $195 - $329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Commodore Airport Hotel, Christchurch 4.5*
Number of rooms: 157
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