I have available a double bed room, 5 min by car or 10 min by bus from the airport. Also available is a twin single bed room, giving beds for 4 people, and if you are in need of beds for 6, I may be persuaded to give up my own bed for you.
Located on the undamaged west side of Christchurch, we are only a 5 minute drive from Christchurch Airport, or 10 minutes by bus. A taxi is $25 from the airport, $15 to the airport, a shuttle is $17 per person, and the bus is $8.50 directly to the airport, or $3.50 if you walk the last 300 metres out of or into the airport.
2 Bedrooms are available in a comfortable home. The first room consists of one Double Bed, with 2 single beds in the second. To book just the second room, click on my photo on the right, and go to the end of the page, and both my listings will appear on the left.
I am happy to host 1 to 4 guests at any one time, and if you need beds for 5 or 6, I may be able to accommodate you. The rooms are available for up to 11 nights, as I have my kids every second weekend.
All rooms have a shared bathroom, however there is a separate toilet.
Not only are we located close to the Airport, but we are also conveniently located close to a range of public transport routes, including the bus to and from the airport, which runs from about 6am until 11pm, and stops about 50 metres from my house. If you have a car, there is free off road parking.
I have no problem with guests arriving late, the last flight into Christchurch arrives about 12.30 am (00.30am), and I am happy to have guests off that flight, who usually get here about 1.30am. Early departures are also fine, many guests leave at around 5am for a 6.30am flight. There is no strict check out time, so if you get in late (4am is my record so far) you are welcome to sleep in and move on when you are ready, subject to any arriving guests needs, which I will inform you of if relevant.
The price Includes a complementary breakfast daily, consisting of fresh bread and homemade spreads (unless you are on the 6.30am flight, the kitchen doesn't open till about 7am, but you can use the facilities any time.)
We are a perfect location to use a a base while you enjoy the region!
Inclusions and Amenities:
Family and Child Friendly
Kitchen, lounge, tv, shared bathroom, laundry and clothes dryer, internet, large grounds and garden.
Interaction with Guests
I am around most of the time, and am happy to chat about planning your trip, or life in general. But be warned, one guest recently quit his job to become a travel writer full time after an evenings discussion with me.
A quiet, affluent area, with a shopping centre 800m away, with a very good bar and restaurant, and supermarket and pharmacy/drug store among others.
Buses to and from the airport and central city stop almost right at the door, and I have two bikes you are welcome to use.
No smoking on the property. I provide bed linen, and towels if required. Kitchen is fully available, as are contents of food flavourings store cupboard, (within reason.) I am happy to provide some transport on an agreed basis. I am usually here at night, and if there are any issues just let me know and I will do what I can to make your stay as pleasant and easy as possible.
Excellent info on getting to his place. Very comfortable bed and good shower. Very friendly and great help with phones and where to go in Christchurch. Would definitely recommend to a friend or stay again if I was around!
We got there late, and left right after we woke up, so not a lot to review. The bed was fine and the house was quiet. Good place to stay if you need to be close to the airport. Host was very accommodating for our late arrival.
Leon is a very friendly and accomodating host. The place is close to the airport and the room was cosy, clean and tidy.
Stayed with Leon for one night in a nice room with comfy double bed. We were able to use the kitchen for cooking as well as the living room.
Arriving was very flexible, that was quite helpful for us.
Really convenient location close to the airport (30 minutes walk) which was very helpful with our 6 am flight before the buses start.
What a nice welcome late at night after a long flight: Lights on, a hand written welcome note at the door and a very cosy bed! Leon was very easy and everything was exactly like described. The bus stop and a nice pub with great food are only a few steps away. We would recommend this place.
Leon's house was the perfect place where to land in christchurch. It was close to the airport and really comfy. Thanks again
We appreciated the fact that he was near the airport. He was able to be welcoming despite our separate arrivals. His recommendation for dinner was good. Beds were comfortable and parking was easy. thanks Leon.
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