Welcome to Cheviot Motel and Holiday Park – The Quiet One

Set in peaceful, fresh countryside of Cheviot. The beautifully  landscaped, award winning grounds and gardens are enchanting.   Sunny location, 700 meters off main highway (SH1)  and easy walking distance to  town center, restaurants, cafes and shopping.

The accommodation set on 5 acres, includes 6 newly renovated motel units, four new spacious cabins,  abundant camping sites, powered sites and the original Jailhouse of Cheviot, built in 1901.  The two cells have been customized into separate bedrooms.  Units, grounds and cabins can be viewed in the “Gallery” on home page.

Pets allowed: conditions apply.

The Chaff Cabin was originally a chaffing wagon which on a single axle was drawn behind steam-powered traction engines to provide accommodation for workers on the surrounding farms.

Swimming pool, 10 x 5 mtrs.  Large trampoline with safety side nets.  Fully equipped kitchen with newly extended dining area incl. T.V.  Abundant outdoor seating in BBQ area in front of kitchen.  Now also added is a covered out door cooking area with gas hobs, sinks and bench including tub for cleaning fish etc..  Large BBQ.  Guest Laundry:  two coin operated commercial washing machines and dryers.  Washrooms have been recently refurbished and have two showers, two hand basins and two toilets each in Ladies and Gents.

We’re central to some of the neighboring attractions; one hour drive to Kaikoura’s  Whale Watching .    Mount Lyford Ski Fields and Hanmer Springs Thermal Resort are also within a one hour drive. Cheviot Motel is within 30 minutes drive to the Vineyards of Waipara.  10 minutes drive to Gore Bay.  

Come enjoy this unique and tranquil country setting and smell the roses.