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Airport Palms Motel

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Bourne End, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Smart, clean, spacious rooms. Great having a kitchen, dining, living space with all you need for a short or long stay. Great location near the airport and free parking. Need transport to get city centre.

Thank Netty-Netts
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Netty-Netts, We really appreciate this informative and positive review we thank you so much.

New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I don't know the city at all so it was good to stay near the airport, but it was also close enough to a shopping area and eateries. The room was very comfortable and quite and easy for me to relax in after the function I had to attend.

Thank Charliegrrl
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Charliegrrl, Thank you so much for taking the time to place this review following your recent stay with us, we really appreciate your feedback.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Motel is handy to the airport with a courtesy van to go, quiet as its set back from Memorial Avenue and the manager was great. Its also set back from the airport so that early morning and late night jet noise is minimal. I would stay there again.

Thank Arbor253
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Arbor253, thank you so much for this lovey review of our business, it is really appreciated.

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed our first and last night of our trip to the South Island. It was a perfect location near the airport. Offered free parking and stored my son's mountain biking box for out 10 day trip. They have laundry facilities too! I accidentally wandered around the back of the rooms and ended up in a private area for the...

Thank ddwink
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi ddwink, Lovely to hear that we were able to meet your needs on either end of your trip to our beautiful country. We trust you left with some wonderful memories and we look forward to having you stay with us again sometime in the future.

Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a clean fresh motel within a very short distance to the airport. They offer a free shuttle to and from the airport within reasonable hours. Outside of that they have an arrangement with a taxi company where you get an upfront fare cost. Another reviewer described Bill as a "cranky pants" and I would have to agree!!! But...

Thank Paulinabrisbane
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paulinabrisbane, we really appreciate you taking the time to write this detailed review following your stay with us and that you enjoyed Bill's quirky sense of humour!!

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I would highly recommend this motel. Pat and Bill are very helpful and friendly, and the rooms are clean and well equipped. The shuttle service was great. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would choose the Airport Palms again.

Thank ustwo2016
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi ustwo2016, Thank you so much for your high recommendations of our motel and the service we provide. We take great pride in our business like to go the extra mile for our lovely guests.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Nice modern rooms and comfortable beds. Stayed here because we had an early flight the next morning. Owners were very friendly and helpful. Only negatives can get noisy with people leave at all hours to catch flights. Airport shuttle only runs business hours. Would recommend.

Thank Julia E
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Julia E, Thank you so much for taking the time to place this lovely review. We are sorry to hear that you were disturbed by neighboring guests but we find that the majority of early departures are very considerate of other guests. We thank you for your recommendations.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Fantastic location. Very nice modern room and well appointed. Wonderful Owners! Could not do enough for us and watched out for their customers too! Made sure the taxi drivers were being honest. Highly recommend for an overnight airport stay.

1Thank Narelle R
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Narelle R, Thank you for this very flattering review we are humbled by it. Great to hear that you found our location and amenities tick all of your boxes!! We look forward to having you stay with us again the next time you visit our wonderful city.

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The welcome was wonderful. The bbq was brilliant. The room was comfortable and well equipped. I have to note though that we could hear the other room's running water as if it were I our room...such a shame, would be a 5 otherwise!

Thank Lee F
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi Lee F, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review and also for bringing the issue of running water to our attention, we will deal with is problem.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great location close to airport just off Memorial Ave minimising traffic noise. Modern, clean and well appointed rooms with friendly and obliging staff. Good free wifi. There is a nice outdoor eating/reading spot at the back away from the road and easy entry/exit and parking. Eating places are a short walk around the road (the Thai restaurant very good) and...

Thank mazbeenz58
PatandBillS, Manager at Airport Palms Motel, responded to this review

Hi mazbeenz58, Thank you so much for this glowing review of our property and thank you for recommending it to others, we really appreciate it. We look forward to your return visit with us.

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened November 2011, Airport Palms Motel offers 22 tastefully decorated and comfortable units as well as friendly and helpful staff. Only 3 minutes drive from Christchurch International Airport, with a wide range of attractions and facilities close by. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airport Palms Motel

Address: 56 Roydvale Avenue | Burnside, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: €92 - €119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Airport Palms Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Great location to Start/Finish a South Island trip.”
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“try to get a one-bedroom apartment rather than a studio”
LesP_Lexington, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms set back from the street is even quieter.”
Arbor253, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms are bigger than others - we had one upstairs that was spacious.”
ustwo2016, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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