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Get an overview of this hotel4.5-star Christchurch motel in Burnside, near International Antarctic Centre

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Located in Burnside, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Russley Golf Club and International Antarctic Centre. Riccarton House is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.

Property Features

Along with dry cleaning, this motel has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free casino shuttle are also provided. Other amenities include free wired Internet in public areas.

Room Amenities

All rooms are individually decorated and feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and free weekday newspapers. Kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find LCD TVs with digital channels and coffee makers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Airport Palms Motel features tour/ticket assistance, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Airport Palms Motel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Airport transportation 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free casino shuttle 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 22 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2011 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Refrigerator  

Room Amenities

  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchenette 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance 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). Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15.00 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4.5 stars.

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