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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2014

lovely, quirky room layout. Massive spa bath. Very clean with everything you need. We left our car with them while travelling overseas, it was well looked after for a very minimal fee. Owners took us to airport free of charge and also organised free shuttle to casino the previous night .Very friendly and obliging staff and management. We will stay...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We given a foldout bed with a horrible mattress. Springs dug in my back all night. When i told the Manager, he replied has well aware of the horrible mattress, and that was all he had to say. Manager offered no apology or understanding. Would never stay there again. In addition, the room was very small and cramped.

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BirchesNZ, Manager at Airport Birches Motel, responded to this review

Dear Tony H Thank you for your review, upon examination of the fold out bed we discovered a small ‘hose connector’ caught up in the metal work of the bed. We believe this was responsible for your bad night as the springs in the mattress were fine. We are aware that a fold out couch will not meet the same...

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Stayed here recently before a flight. The man was very nice and was quite chatty on the way to the airport in the courtesy van. We left our car there also at an extremely cheap rate. The room was pleasant enough, but could do with a touch up. A little dated in places. Very clean though and the bed was...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 December 2013

For our family of 4 we booked a 2 bedroom family suite, which had 2 small bathrooms. It was a very basic room but was sufficient for our needs of staying for one night after flying in. We stayed again prior to flying out on an early morning flight. We were unable to utilise the shuttle service provided by the...

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Grimsby, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2013

If you're looking for a one night stay close to the airport in Christchurch this property will fit the bill. Rooms are somewhat small but decent enough. Location is very handy to the airport and restaurants are about a 5 minute drive away.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 December 2013

When we arrived, we were shown to our room by a rather reticent and unfriendly hostess and shown where to drop our keys as we had an insanely early departure time the next morning, the only reason why we chose to stay here. The room was a fair size with all the usual amenities and an additional single bed in...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Efficient shuttle service from Christchurch international airport was the beginning of a pleasant overnight stay. Beds amazingly comfortable and room spotless and warm. My daughter appreciated the privacy of a separate small bedroom for the single bed.Hosts helpful with contacting our carrier company. Would recommend.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We arrived late after dinner with colleagues and booked in. The host was welcoming of the four of us on business. The units were tidy and comfortable. Everything that was required was there. It was a very quiet street and I got a good nights sleep.

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Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2013 via mobile

After our flight arrived 9 hours late and well after midnight, the owner picked us up from the airport and even organised breakfast for us. Considering we were all exhausted from a 23 hour day his kindness certainly left a very good first impression of NZ. The room was very comfortable and although a little small, had two bathrooms and...

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Northland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Stayed here for 1 night. Airport shuttle service after hours, friendly service. Studio room was clean. Continental breakfast at late notice- great. Would definitely stay here again and totally recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Airport Birches Motel, built 2001, is located just 4 kilometres from the Christchurch Airport, but out of the flight plan. All our rooms are GROUND FLOOR with NO additional floors on top. We offer our guests the comfort and convenience of being close to the Christchurch Airport, without the noise and hassle.Our courtesy shuttle service operates between the Christchurch Airport and Railway station between 9:00am - 9:00pm everyday, except, Xmas Eve, Day, Boxing Day & New Years Eve, Day. In addition to this we offer a park and fly option for those wishing to leave their cars behind whilst they travel overseas, conditions apply.We are close to both Hornby Shopping mall (2 minute drive, 10 minute walk) and Westfield Riccarton (5 minute drive). We are also one of the closest motels to Riccarton Racecourse & Riccarton Park Convention Centre, we offer a shuttle them during normal shuttle hours. Though it is only a few minutes walk. We are also only 5 minutes walk from a nearby minigolf and driving range, for those interested in Golfing. If you are heading into the city there is a local bus service that is a mere 400m down the road.We are ideally positioned for incoming travellers as we are on the crossroads of both the North and South bypasses. As well as on the main road off to the West Coast. Making us a perfect base to start your holiday. If you are looking closer a field, then Akaroa and Hanmer Springs as well as Arthur's pass are all within around 2 hours drive of us. Along with all the Ski Fields, such as Porters Heights and Mt Hutt.For those hungry travellers a large number of local eateries will deliver to our motel, as well as free transfers to the popular Avonhead Tavern. There is also a 24 hour service station down the road for snacks and goodies.So for a relaxing experience stay, stay with us at the Airport Birches Motel.Kind regards ... more   less 

Additional Information about Airport Birches Motel

Address: 390 Yaldhurst Road, Christchurch 8042, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: ₹ 6,163 - ₹ 8,554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Airport Birches Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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#6 Spa Hotel in Christchurch
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