4.8 out of 5

"Very close to airport for morning flight. Good room service and friendly staff. I always enjoy my stay at the Commodore. " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 24 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Christchurch awaits you at Commodore Airport Hotel. You'll be 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from International Antarctic Centre and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from University of Canterbury. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, an indoor swimming pool, and free self parking.

You can enjoy free WiFi, patios, and satellite TV, featured in all 157 rooms. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include free toiletries and premium bedding. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages are also available.

The restaurant, Pattersons Restaurant, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the fitness centre, outdoor tennis court, spa tub, and sauna. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning cooked-to-order breakfast is served between 6 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 4.5-star Burnside hotel, attractions include Christchurch Public Hospital and Christchurch Casino.

Premium Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$228 per night

Business Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Suite, 1 King Bed, Garden View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Business Suite, 1 King Bed, Mountain View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room (1 Queen and 2 Singles)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium Twin Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Commodore Airport Hotel ratings based on 117 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Commodore Airport Hotel

Everyone (108) Business (2) Couples (1) Family (3)
5 out of 5
Very nice and helpful staff. The restaurant was a bit pricey but it was nice food.

Posted by on 17 Jan 2019

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5 out of 5
Perfect place to stop and visit the Antarctic Centre, wonderful meal, fantastic staff and felt very comfortable.

Posted by , from Western Australia on 8 Jan 2019

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8 Jan 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Janine, Thank you for your excellent feedback - we are pleased to hear that your enjoyed all aspects of your stay & our warm hospitality. We hope that we can welcome you back to the Commodore in the future

5 out of 5
Wish we could have stayed more than one night. Very roomy and comfortable.

Posted by on 7 Jan 2019

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8 Jan 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your wonderful feedback we are pleased to hear that your room was spacious and comfortable We hope we can welcome you back to the Commodore in the future

5 out of 5
Great service great staff who it appeared all thought they had the best job ever

Posted by on 7 Jan 2019

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7 Jan 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your feedback - we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay & our warm hospitality.

3 out of 5
Location great and staff awesome.. We found the air conditioning was either not on, in the dining area or not working properly.. Made it on comfortable to enjoy our meal.. Which by the way took 40 minutes to come out.. Bar snack menu and no other orders In Front of us .. Too long guys ! Wouldn’t stay there again because of these 2 things alone .

Posted by on 4 Jan 2019

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6 Jan 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your feedback. We will ensure that our food and beverage team are made aware of your situation. If you have any further feedback - please don't hesitate to get in contact with us. We hope we are able to welcome you back to the Commodore

5 out of 5
This is the best hotel we have stayed in. Everyone of the staff members was so helpful and knowledgeable and the facilities are second to none. We booked at the last minute for a room with two queen size beds. It was amazing value for money. Thanks again to all of the staff at the Commodore for making our stay enjoyable.

Posted by on 2 Jan 2019

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4 Jan 2019 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your wonderful feedback - we are pleased to hear that your enjoyed our warm hospitality. We hope we can welcome you back to the Commodore in the future

5 out of 5
Great relaxing experience Food was awesome from the restaurant And the coffee was outstanding

Posted by on 27 Dec 2018

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27 Dec 2018 by Jamie

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us.

5 out of 5
Great accommodation and so close to the airport. Food was great.

Posted by on 25 Dec 2018

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26 Dec 2018 by Jamie

Thank you for taking your time to review our property. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Dec 2018

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24 Dec 2018 by Jamie

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We really appreciate the feedback.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Dec 2018

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19 Dec 2018 by Tiffany - Reservations Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for your great feedback We hope we can welcome you back to the Commodore in the future

About the Commodore Airport Hotel

Location 449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch, 8053

Property Features

As a guest of Commodore Airport Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A fitness centre, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury Commodore Airport Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and A casino shuttle are free. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Christchurch hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 157 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.) (1.7 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Train station: Christchurch Railway Station (7.2 km / 4.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle and casino shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Commodore Airport Hotel offers 157 forms of accommodation with minibars and free newspapers. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Christchurch hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Microwaves and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private patio
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Pattersons Restaurant – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. For details, please contact the property in advance.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 40 per night.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

This hotel will place an authorization on credit cards and charges a credit card use fee for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

A cash deposit or credit 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 50 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 40 per night
  • On-site credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Commodore Airport Hotel Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport Hotel
  • Commodore Airport Christchurch
  • Commodore Airport

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.

National Rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Hotel property has been rated 4 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®