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Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Slick experience, perfect for the business traveller. This time I had a large apartment with separate kitchen, living and bedrooms. Shame as I arrived at 2am and had to leave early morning so didn't really get to enjoy it. 1660

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for one night following a late flight. The shuttle service was great & very efficient especially given the lateness of our arrival. Only downside was the new $10 fee that was implemented for this service after we booked so that was a bit of a surprise. We were fortunate to be upgraded to a newly refurbished room....

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

stayed here on two occasions in the last week. Both times very comfortable, has free wi fi. Mini bar prices are not cheap especially the wine. Meals are ok. Bit of a walk to centre of town, probably either taxi or bus. Bus link to this motel is very good. good position for airport. Shuttle between airport does cost and...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a 5 star service for me. Arrived at midnight- rang for shuttle within 5 mins- excellent driver so friendly very informative but not too much we were tired..everything organized got an up grade was really happy with that and late check out I had forgotten to do that.. he did.. .. we thank him. Our room excellent the...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Wonderful customer service, amazing room and bathroom. It must've been newly renovated. Really good size and a lot of space. Lovely little mini bar but did not touch as it was a little pricey. But overall 10/10

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the size of the accommodation - larger than I needed, but those traveling should be aware that this hotel has two-bedroom suites. Everything was clean and comfortable; the staff were friendly; and the airport shuttle was efficient and right on time. It's quite a distance from the city centre, but perfect for late night arrival...

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Twizel, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We were fortunate to be upgraded to a newly refurbished suite for our one night stay. Having pre-ordered sausage and mash dinner, this was brought straight up to our room - delicious! Our room was fabulous and the bed very comfortable. Atrocious weather outside but we were cosy. Breakfast the next day was excellent. Cannot fault this motel and highly...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this hotel for its location, shuttle, restaurant and the fact it had a 3 bedroom apartment available. All were useful although take note that the shuttle is no longer free. This is a motel rather than a hotel. Although there are around 60 rooms it has a tiny lounge and check in area. There's a handy children's play...

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Coffs Harbour
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was clean, spacious & had a well-equipped kitchenette. Airport pick-up service was convenient for late night arrival at Christchurch. Restaurant/coffee shop was an added bonus. This motel exceed our expectations for facilities and service.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good location for both the airport and easy access with a frequent bus service into town centre. Good staff and good accommodation. The cooking facilities were better than expected and the room was larger than expected. Can be used for both accessing the airport and a tourist visit tomorrow Christchurch. Easy too find and drive too as well.

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Amenities

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: RM412 - RM634 (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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“ensure you ask for room not facing road, as there is no privacy from people walking by”
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“My room [ 701 ] was adjacent to the road but very very quiet & I'm a light sleeper.”
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“Excellent place to stay near airport.”
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