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Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Comfortable room, good heating on a chilly spring night. However it let in far to much outside light so sleeping was difficult. Free transfer to/from airport runs 24 hours. That said it was around NZ$190 for an overnight stay which seemed very high. It will be interesting to see how these type of motels get on when the new Novotel...

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Room had all we needed, clean, comfortable, close to airport. Friendly and helpful staff. A little old fashioned, but everything worked. A minor annoyance was the withholding of $50 to cover minibar etc without advising, caused a short panic on checking bank account. Note to hotels.com, they said a king size bed but it was a queen, still comfortable.

Thank Daryl S
Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little motel. The folks at the desk were very attentive to detail and made sure that we were taken care of in terms of picking us up from the airport and ensuring that everything went smoothly with our car rental. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This Motel is handy to the airport, quite clean and comfortable.BUT BE WARY of the restaurant, you are likely to get a charge slapped on your Visa plus fee for something you thought you had paid for, but a staff member had obviously forgotton to add it to the total. GREAT!!!

Thank Jeannenz
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Although we had booked this hotel merely out of practical reasons: to be close to the airport to catch the next morning flight – to our surprise - it had a very nice restaurant! Not only was it cosy, the food was also excellent! Even the shuttle bus driver who dropped us off at the hotel spoke highly of it....

Thank Anne D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Location was good and apartment spacious and clean, however, very old fashioned and in need of refurbishment. It was very cold throughout and no heating available except for one wall heater in lounge room. I thought it odd that there wasn't a shower cap available for guests, as the lady at reception confirmed - first place I've visited where that...

1Thank Miriam1946
Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I arrived late in the evening, hadn't eaten, was too late for their restaurant and was very tired from a long day of travel that had started around 16 hours before. I also had an early start the next day. The staff member on duty upgraded me to a ground floor unit which was much appreciated.

Thank 963Marika
Tugun, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have found the ease of arranging our stay is incomparable, nothing is too much trouble and the after hours pickup is exceptional with room keys etc on the shuttle so no delays once arriving at motel

Thank malandlynne
Otautau, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very good facilities , nice to have shower at reasonable height for a change, normally set up for midgets. Only downside to this place was that they didn't have enough staff on for meals and it was quite a wait to get food as they obviously didn't think that 30-40 guys booked in to stay were all going to eat...

Thank paulsouthernman
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Room very quiet and modern,clean and spacious. It was close to the airport but also close to Christchurch. We stayed here for 2 nights which worked out well for us. We also found the restaurant to be good.

Thank Veronica H

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
  • 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: $99 - $159 (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:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Christchurch
#13 Romantic Hotel in Christchurch
#17 Business Hotel in Christchurch
#29 Family Hotel in Christchurch
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“Make sure you get put in the new section of the motel.”
girlblundell, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Only two floors and fronts onto a quiet street. Seemed to be ample jparking”
340george1951, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Maybe back room off the road, road was not busy.”
petere52, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Try not to get a room near the external stairs.”
, 7 May 2017 | Read review
“all OK - better on ground floor”
curler01, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
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