4.5 out of 5

"Late night arrival and motel had turned heaters on so room was warm - nice touch. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 20 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Airport Gateway Motor Lodge you'll be 2 km (1.2 mi) from International Antarctic Centre and 4.4 km (2.7 mi) from University of Canterbury. Highlights at this motel include a restaurant, free self parking and a bar/lounge.

Flat-screen TVs with digital channels are featured in all 72 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers and rice cookers. Minibars provide free refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and hobs. Additionally, 24-hour room service, free local calls and hairdryers are available. Limited housekeeping is available.

The restaurant, Bar and Bistro, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of RV/bus/truck parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Burnside motel include Riccarton House and Christchurch Public Hospital.

Economy Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$104 per night

Economy 2 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Economy 3 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 7 Max

Luxury Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Business Studio Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Economy 2 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge ratings based on 1,040 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

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3 out of 5
Great food at the restaurant. Room was beside a noisy road

Posted by on 18 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Wow a very good one night stay they picked me up in 5 mins room really nice newly refurbished rooms . sheets on the bed really soft very good

Posted by on 18 May 2019

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3 out of 5
Quite dated property, limited TV channels, good wifi

Posted by on 16 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Was good that we can check in late, due to our flight arriving after mid night. Good stay

Posted by on 15 May 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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5 out of 5
Late arrival in was no problem for the staff, free room upgrade much appreciated, will be staying here again

Posted by on 7 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Easy check in. Clean apartment. We had only a very brief overnight stay, late check in, early check out.

Posted by on 4 May 2019

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4 out of 5
Clean and tidy rooms. Convenient location close to airport, and the complimentary shuttle bus was great. Bed and pillows were awesome.

Posted by on 20 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Parking a little messy. Some highway noise in our room which faced a main road. Excellent room overall.

Posted by on 18 Apr. 2019

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4 out of 5
Pretty comfortable although bathrooms a little tired.

Posted by on 17 Apr. 2019

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About the Airport Gateway Motor Lodge

Location 45 Roydvale Avenue, Christchurch, 8005

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and vending machine are also featured at the eco-friendly Airport Gateway Motor Lodge. Self parking is free. This 4-star Christchurch motel is smoke free.

  • 72 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 7 buildings
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (2.2 km / 1.4 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking; RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Airport Gateway Motor Lodge offers 72 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features minibars (stocked with some free items) and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay-per-view films. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and rice cookers. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Christchurch motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Hob
  • Rice cooker
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Bar and Bistro – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 30.0 per day.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 30.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Airport Gateway Motor Lodge Christchurch
  • Airport Gateway Motor Lodge
  • Airport Gateway Motor Christchurch
  • Airport Gateway Motor
  • Airport Gateway Motor Hotel Christchurch

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.