Airport Palms Motel

4.5 star property
Upmarket motel within easy reach of Russley Golf Club

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Airport Palms Motel

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Living area
Property grounds
Living area
In-room dining

Overview of Airport Palms Motel



Property highlights

  • Airport transfer
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free parking
  • Gym
56 Roydvale Avenue, Burnside, Christchurch, 8053
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Free newspapers in the lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
Feel at home
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

  • 40 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

  • 60 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed OR 4 Single Beds

Studio, 1 King Bed, Jetted Tub

  • 35 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Superior King Studio

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Studio, 2 Single Beds

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

  • 56 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

King Studio

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Jetted Tub

  • 56 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Superior Apartment, 1 Bedroom

  • 45 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds

Studio, 2 Single Beds, Accessible

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Burnside
  • University of Canterbury - 4 min drive
  • Hagley Park - 7 min drive
  • Christchurch Public Hospital - 9 min drive
  • New Brighton Beach - 27 min drive
  • Lyttelton Harbour - 24 min drive
  • Sumner Beach - 42 min drive

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 3 min drive
  • Christchurch Railway Station - 15 min drive
  • Rolleston Station - 21 min drive
  • Rangiora Station - 27 min drive
  • Free airport shuttle


  • Kinji Japanese Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • King of Snake - 9 min drive
  • Copenhagen Bakery - 4 min drive
  • Little India - 8 min drive
  • Chillingworth Road - 9 min drive

About this property

Airport Palms Motel

Located only 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from the airport, Airport Palms Motel offers a free shuttle (available at scheduled times). Guests will have free perks such as WiFi, self-parking and wired Internet.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 22 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 9:00 PM) and Saturday - Sunday (8:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and lockbox information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • 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).

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site extended parking (NZD 5 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited


  • Free airport shuttle from 8 AM to 8 PM*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast each morning (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby


  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Luggage storage


  • 3 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2011
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Eco-certified property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award – a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

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

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20 per night


  • Extended parking costs NZD 5 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Airport Palms Motel Christchurch
Airport Palms Motel
Palms Airport
Airport Palms Christchurch
Airport Palms Motel Motel
Airport Palms Motel Christchurch
Airport Palms Motel Motel Christchurch

Frequently asked questions

Does Airport Palms Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Airport Palms Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Airport Palms Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Airport Palms Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Airport Palms Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spaces may be limited.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Airport Palms Motel?
Yes, a free airport shuttle is available from 8 AM to 8 PM at scheduled times.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Airport Palms Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
Is there an on-site casino at Airport Palms Motel?
No, this motel doesn't have a casino, but Christchurch Casino (10-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Airport Palms Motel and nearby?
Airport Palms Motel has a picnic area and a garden.
What's the area around Airport Palms Motel like?
Airport Palms Motel is in Burnside, a short 3-minute drive from Christchurch International Airport (CHC) and 8 minutes' walk from Russley Golf Club.







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Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Great Location and very clean
Great location near airport and camper-van hire with very helpful Managers.
Kurt, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great value motel close to the airport
Really handy for late night flights into the airport. Spotlessly clean
Alison, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

The property was well appointed for a studio and there were plenty of crockery and utensils. The bathroom was clean and functional.
Deb, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ma Kristina, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

great location and close to the airport. Room had everything and very tidy. Managers were super nice
David, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Close to Airport, easy checkin and checkout and comfy
Hans, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Really enjoyed our stay. Very comfortable and clean room, great for families. Location is handy to airport. Comfortable beds. Sofa, TV, dining table, microwave, toaster and kettle. Off street parking. Our room had a spa bath which was really nice. Laundry facilities were well appointed with complimentary detergent. Great place to stay.
Raewyn, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Patrick, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good modern property, suitable for overnight stay with close proximity to the airport
Reginald, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

everything as expected
Grant, 1-night family trip
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