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Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch

4.5-starOfficial New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
56 Roydvale Avenue, BurnsideChristchurch8053New ZealandGreat location! See map

Upscale motel within easy reach of International Antarctic Centre
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Excellent Food
Awesome vibe
Value for money
Best value for money
Fantastic service
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From 825 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch

from $94
  • Studio, 2 Twin Beds, Accessible
  • Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible
  • Studio, 1 King Bed
  • Studio, 2 Twin Beds
  • Studio, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Superior Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Jetted Tub
  • Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 22 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to get details. Guests should notify this property in advance of their anticipated arrival time. Guests who require an airport transfer should notify this property in advance of their flight times (the airport shuttle is only offered between 7 AM and 8 PM on weekdays, and from 8 AM to 8 PM on weekends and public holidays). Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free airport shuttle at scheduled times *


  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Extended parking *


  • Free casino shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 2011
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch’s small print

Also known as

  • Airport Palms
  • Airport Palms Motel
  • Palms Airport


For transfers, guests must contact the property on arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Extended parking costs NZD 3 per night

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch


  • In Burnside
  • International Antarctic Centre - 25 min walk
  • Russley Golf Club - 8 min walk
  • Omarino Wine Park - 29 min walk
  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre - 32 min walk
  • Riccarton House - 3 mi / 4.8 km
  • University of Canterbury - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Bush Inn Centre - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km

Getting around

  • Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) - 5 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 24 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Extended parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free casino shuttle

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 185 reviews

Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch
Friendly, clean, convenient, laundry available. We liked everything about our stay at Airport Palms.
Kenneth, us1 night trip
Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch
Great stay!!
Very close to airport. Room was the largest of all rooms booked. Very clean with nice view and room had everything we needed.
Tom, us1 night trip
Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch
Very nice, quiet and convenient airport hotel. Our hosts, Pat and Bill, we're very friendly and helpful. The Shuttle service to/from the hotel was excellent.
Craig, us1 night trip
Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch
Comfy room, great service!
My wife and I started our New Zealand vacation together at Airport Palms after flying into Christchurch. We were picked up by Bill at the airport with our luggage. He was super friendly and helpful with getting us checked in. Pat was kind in directing us to the proper location for pickup over the phone. Our room was comfortable and a good size. The kitchenette has everything we needed—plenty of cups, dishes, and utensils. The bed was comfortable and the location was quiet. We were exhausted from our 31 hours of travel so we picked up some Thai food from a nearby restaurant that Pat directed us to and ate at a table outside our room. The weather was gorgeous! The next day Bill was kind enough to drop us off at the Britz camper van rental center by the airport so we didn’t have to wait at the airport for another shuttle. Very nice of him to do so! Wonderful service and stay! We would definitely stay at Airport Palms again given the opportunity!
Eric, us1 night trip
Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch
The best place in Chrischerch !!!
Great place, very clean, the management hospitality I ever met,
Alon, us1 night family trip

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Airport Palms Motel, Christchurch

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