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Cherry Grove Motel

87 Napier Rd
Havelock North
Hawke's Bay

Phone: +64 6 877 8122

0800 224 377


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Quiet and Affordable
Cherry Grove Motel is Havelock North's longest standing motel - just ask the locals, everyone knows CHERRY GROVE MOTEL.
The motel has a delightful charm and character. Along with gardens & green space other motels dream of!!!

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Getting to Havelock North, Hawke's Bay

It's easy to get to Havelock North in the centre of Hawke's Bay. The most popular way to travel to Havelock North is by car and this mode also gives you full flexibility for discovering every corner of the fascinating and abundant Hawke's Bay region.

From the North
The easy drive via the Napier-Taupo road enters the Hawke's Bay region via the beautiful Esk Valley, with its vineyards, lavender farm and hilltop views to the Pacific Ocean.

From Gisborne and Wairoa, journey through rural countryside to the coast. Stay on the expressway and follow large road signs to Havelock North.

For dramatic scenery, an increasingly popular option is to cut across from Taihape using the Gentle Annie Rd through the Kaweka Ranges.

From the South
Your choice is to drive on State Highway 50 through the charming central Hawke's Bay countryside or stay on the main route of State Highway 2 via Waipukurau and Waipawa.

On approaching the Hawke's Bay follow the large road sign directions to Havelock North.

Regular flights operate from North and South Island centres to Hawke's Bay Airport (a 20min drive from the airport to Cherry Grove Motel here in Havelock North). It's approximately a 1hr flight from Auckland or Wellington.

Travelling times and distances to Havelock North

About Havelock

Boasting an average of 2245 sunshine hours Havelock North has some of the best weather in New Zealand! Summer temperatures (November - April) range from 20C to 35C while our mild winter temperatures (June - September) average 15C.

Known locally as "the village", Havelock North stands on the Heretaunga Plains in the centre of Hawke's Bay and is well known for its orchards, vineyards, and educational facilities.

One of New Zealand's most important wine regions, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, has the ambience of a quiet, attractive modern village. Havelock North Village offers quality shopping, superb dining and award-winning wineries.

Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, is 2hrs picturesque drive from Taupo and Palmerston North – 4hrs from Gisborne and Wellington. Havelock North is dubbed the 'heart of Hawke's Bay Wine Country' and is central to award-winning wineries (and bakeries), craft markets, galleries, Splash Planet, Keirunga Gardens, great golf courses, Farmers Food Market...

Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, also has an excellent reputation for its boarding schools. Woodford House, Iona College girls' and Hereworth boys' boarding schools have impressive park-like grounds and grand old buildings in the tradition of the public schools of England. Havelock North High School has the reputation for being one of the best co-ed schools in the country.

Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, is situated at the base of the prominent landmark Te Mata Peak, the 'jewel' of the Hawke's Bay. Not only does it dominate the Havelock North Village, it provides unsurpassed vistas of the Heretaunga Plain, Pacific Ocean, the Ruahine/Maungahararuru/Kaweka Ranges, Cape Kidnappers and Mahia.

Hawke's Bay Attractions

Watch the sunset from Te Mata Peak and/or explore its spectacular walkways, experience the fascinating world of the honey bee at Arataki Honey Shop, share in Te Mata Cheese Company's passion for cheese, enjoy a family day at Splash Planet, visit the Gannet Colony at Cape Kidnappers, challenge yourself to play Cape Kidnappers, world-famous golf course, experience Hastings' and Napier's Art Deco delights, treat yourself to some wine tasting at local world-renown wineries, indulge your taste buds at the Silky Oak Chocolate Factory.....the list goes on.... Havelock North Village - central to so many attractions.


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