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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We arrived around at the airport with our tired 5 year old twins midnight and called the hotel from the courtesy phone for the complimentary shuttle pick up only to find the driver was standing right beside us waiting for us and one other family on the same flight. He already had our room key, check in docs and wifi...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Free shuttle 24/7 from the Airport, which is just wonderful. Rooms are ok, decent size. furnishing needs to be replace maybe, there are stains. But other than that, it worth its price and great service. Most importantly, the restaurant was way beyond my expectation. I had the South Island Salmon for dinner. It is much better than I had ever...

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Penticton, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was excellent! It was very clean, had a modern and pleasant decor, and the bed was very comfortable. The shuttle to and from the airport was prompt and efficient. We arrived at 10 pm and we were disappointed to find that the Flight lounge/restaurant was closed as we were hoping to have a nightcap after a day of...

Thank BabaWendy
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The accomodation was clean and close to the airport and the family we were visiting. plus long but easy access to central Christchurch. The bathroom was excellent. Only improvement would be a dishwasher or perhaps like others are doing now dishes washed at a central location by staff to ensure uniform hygiene. But otherwise very good. We didn't need it,...

Thank Carolyn P
Winton, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean and tidy and had lots of space. Staff were extremely helpful even though they were very busy. Shuttle service was excellent, they picked us up from Apex Rentals after dropping our car off and dropped us off at airport for our early morning flight. The motor lodge is also located quite close to the airport which meant...

Thank beg98
Reviewed 1 week ago

I could hear every conversation and footstep - unfortunately we were at the top of the stairs so everyone on the upper floor passed our room. The room was in full sunlight in the afternoon and even with curtains drawn and AC on it was very hot. On the upside the room was very clean and well appointed and parking...

Thank Kathy H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room had everything you could want including small kitchen area. Very clean and good parking. Staff were all excellent from helpful and informative reception staff, to very busy but efficient young lady running restaurant and bar alone to the shuttle driver who was chatty efficient and very polite.

Thank Paul A
Inverell, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very convenient and economical property. The ` twenty four hour Airport shuttle is a real plus, as is the Park and Fly service. In the motel, the rooms are large and comfortable and the amenities are exactly what a person needs.

Thank Albert H
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Airport Gateway was practically a pioneer in recognising that some international flights to Christchurch arrive late at night or even wee small hours. They have set their service (pick up room service etc) to take account of that - and they do it well. The Flight Lounge is a pleasant place for a drink (a trifle pricey but good choice...

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff very obliging and helpful. Really good to have shuttle service both ways to airport. Bus stop to city centre just outside complex. $4.00 into Christchurch bus centre per person (adult). Our room was in old block - so just be aware when you booking that there are two levels of accommodation and a lot of the pictures show...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking 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
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
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
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $125 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Airport Gateway Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Airport Gateway Motor Hotel Christchurch
Airport Gateway Hotel
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#29 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“We were on the upper level which I suspect would be quieter than the lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BabaWendy, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor great for accessibility, especially for older visitors.”
 of 5 bubbles CarolynP209, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs have good view but a wee bit of a hike for mature travellers with heavy luggage (the Christmas presents!)”
 of 5 bubbles hopingfortravel, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“New wing looks lovely”
 of 5 bubbles GTG2, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The newer rooms are high value.”
 of 5 bubbles , 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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