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Mike R

A perfect last night in NZ

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 Feb 2020
Looking for somewhere for my last night before flying from ChCh I stumbled upon the Cheviot motel and holiday park and rented a great little cabin. Sunny afternoon, peaceful, off the highway so it felt like you're out in the country. I had two swims in the pool and walked to the pub for dinner. The park owners are lovely people, it was nice to see the old dog, cats and a donkey wandering around. There were pears, nectarines and grapes for the picking, and a big aviary full of all kinds of birds. Plus horses to pat. The cabin had all I needed, short walk to the bathroom. About an hour an a half to the airport.
Date of stay: February 2020
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    Reviewed 20 October 2019

    Stayed in the recently refurbished motel unit. It was fabulous. Linen gorgeous. very quiet, clean, big units with easy access. Everything was perfect. Have stayed in cabin before and was equally impressed.

    Date of stay: October 2019
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    Reviewed 3 August 2019

    This is avery cute and quiet place to stay. I enjoyed the animal wildlife around, and found the owners to be friendly and very helpful. My cabin was warm and snuggly, with a decent sized fridge. Its location is perfect!

    Date of stay: July 2019
    • Trip type: Travelled on business
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    Reviewed 31 July 2019

    Absolutely lovely quiet place to stay (apart from the fire siren lol) sitting outside on our wee verandah with a very friendly cat who loved us... was like sitting in the summer sun. very clean and delightful motel unit with everything we needed to make the nights stay welcoming... could have stayed on..... great place for campers as well, well set up..hope to get back again...

    Date of stay: July 2019
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Thank Elaine J
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    Reviewed 20 July 2019

    Due to a rock fall on the way to Kaikoura the road was blocked and nobody was going to be getting thru until the morning.
    After a quick search of what accommodation was available for night, Cheviot Motel and Holiday Park came up as the closest place and saved us.
    It was such a pleasant stay that we didn't want to leave, the hosts were so helpful and kind. A wedding was booked the following day but it was all taken in their stride.
    The bathrooms were clean and the showers were so nice and hot.....so good! and they even supplied fluffy towels.
    The grounds were a delight to walk around in the morning and the super friendly resident cat and dog were an added touch.
    We loved our stay here and highly recommend it to everyone.

    Date of stay: June 2019
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Thank Amanda B
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    Reviewed 25 March 2019

    Very happy to have found this holiday park....the new units are fantastic and have possibly the best matrasses in the whole of the South island. Quiet holiday park with super facilities....neat and well maintained grounds, reliable hot showers, FAST internet, cable TV with a good choice of channels and owners (Doug & Megan) who were so friendly and helpful. Highly recommend the new units which were so comfortable and clean. The holiday park is well away from the main road and is also not a big holiday park, so that means that it is very quiet. It was so nice here that we extended our stay and also added in a stop on the way south again. It was a far better alternative than a night stop in Kaikoura, and with the excellent facilities there makes a very pleasant stay. Highly recommended !! 5 star rating for this holiday park without a doubt.

    Room tip: The new cabins are fantastic...try for one if you have the opportunity.
    Date of stay: March 2019
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