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Le Petit Hotel Sumner

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Le Petit Hotel is exactly what you would expect. It is small, friendly, cozy just like home away from home. The hotel is French style, including the perfect breakfast croissants, and is in Sumner, a resort style quarter in the suburbs of Christchurch. The location is quite far from the city center, but there is an excellent bus service to...

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Truly tiny (four room) custom built hotel serving homemade croissants at breakfast, owned by Christchurch's French consul and her NZ Scottish husband - truly the Auld Alliance . And remember to lavish attention on Cara, the resident terrier. Martine has deep hotel experience, and her attention to detail (and her authentic French antiques) shows a polish not often found off...

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BruceWhitfield, Owner at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Hi Diana..so nice to have your review and we are happy that you enjoyed the French experience in Sumner. Kara is truly the welcome wagon as some of our guests say. Martine & I send you our warmest Christmas Greetings and may 2017 be a great New Year for you.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This is a sweet, welcoming hotel right in the heart of lovely Sumner village. The hotel is small and intimate with a lovely garden and charmingly appointed rooms. Comfortable and nicely decorated in a country French style. My only criticism would be that there are few toiletries such as soap and conditioner and that while there is coffee and tea...

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BruceWhitfield, Owner at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Hi Zara...many thanks for you helpful review...Currently the facilities and provisioning within the guests' rooms is under review and right at this moment we are upgrading the units with ECO refrigeration units so that milk and other items can be kept cool during our Summer. We are happy to know that you enjoyed Sumner and Le Petit Hotel. Kind regards....

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

If you can imagine a perfect B&B, Le Petit Hotel will be it. Immaculate interior together with amazing attitude from the hosts who make you feel like a long time awaited guest and in no way like someone who will be staying for just couple of nights, makes it a place you really regret leaving.

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Leysin, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here for a night with our Dog, and had a lovely stay. It was winter, and the rooms were snuggly and warm, and the hotel is really well located to Sumner's restaurants and also the beach. The best bit were the hosts, Bruce and Martine who welcomed us with open arms, and provided a gorgeous breakfast (The best...

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Ireland
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It is a number of years since I first stayed with Bruce and Martine. Everythiing is still as special as I remembered it to me. Just lovely in every way. Room was perfect. Breakfast was perfect and view from beautiful breakfast room to garden was also beautiful. Thanks Bruce and Martine for another lovely experience.

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BruceWhitfield, Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Dear Igor...It was a great surprise and a pleasure to see you again.....many thanks for coming back to Le Petit Hotel. We wish you safe happy travelling. Kindest regards Bruce

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Furnished with gusto, beautiful garden, modern bathroom, nice and kind owners ..... We had a useful conversation! Everything was clean and tidy. Next time we visit New Zealand we will come back certainly !!!!

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BruceWhitfield, General Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Hi Simona....hope you both had a good trip back to Italy...both Martine & I really enjoyed having you stay with us....and we certainly would like to see you again. Kindest Regards Bruce

Reviewed 5 September 2016

Room was perfect, comfy bed and pillows, French windows, great books on shelves. It was very good conversing with Bruce at a fine breakfast with real strong coffee. Many thanks for everything. (Now filling up the minimum word thing) ... all the best. Graham

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BruceWhitfield, Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Hi Graham...Many thanks for your kind review... Our real French coffee is generally well received as a good morning starter.. We look forward to seeing you again and having a catch-up. Kindest regards Bruce

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We stayed here a couple of nights. It is quaint B&B, very much in the style of provincial France. Our host, Bruce, was very welcoming, making sure that everything was to our liking. Our room was decorated with period style furniture. It was heated by oil heating banks. It was very comfortable and had a clean modern bathroom. As others...

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BruceWhitfield, General Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Dear Keith & Alison, Thank you so much for your kind review...its always a pleasure to have guests such as you both, staying at our hotel..and my apologies ...it was a small oversight of mine not to have arranged a kettle set in your room for your 2 days. Both Martine & I hope that your extended holiday in the...

Sydney
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Bruce and Martine are the owners and operate this quaint little French style B & B. They are very friendly hosts and will do anything they can to help make your stay in Sumner very enjoyable. The rooms are well presented and very clean and some of them look out across the road onto the beach in Sumner. The breakfast...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Le Petit Hotel; a French style, chic, boutique hotel providing bed & breakfast accommodation, with an enviable location by the sea in the premier seaside suburb of Sumner, Christchurch. The hotel provides 6 private and secure guest bedrooms, all with tiled en-suites, central heating and quality easy to use free WiFi service. Rooms include balconies or terraces, and a complimentary French Breakfast is served daily. A 1100 hrs checkout time applies. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Le Petit Hotel Sumner

Address: 16 Marriner Street | Sumner, Christchurch 8081, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $126 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Le Petit Hotel Sumner 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms not facing the road seem to be quieter”
Irena2000, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“best view on top floor”
konrade543, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that overlooks the sea.”
marklewis2017, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one facing the road with a view over to the beach.”
1AJD808, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First floor rooms with a balcony enjoy sea views. There is traffic noise but this didn't bother us, even w jet lag.”
85selinat, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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