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Le Petit Hotel Sumner

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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... More 

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Thank Zara P
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.... More 

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23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Thank MariaandBen
Leysin, Switzerland
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 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... More 

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Thank PennyMW
Ireland
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 12 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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Thank lgor
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 More 

Rome, Italy
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 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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Thank Simona B
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 More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 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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Thank Graham B
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 More 

Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank keithbroad
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... More 

Sydney
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank Rayre1
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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169 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Le Petit Hotel is a cute wee find over in Sumner. The name tells you a lot. It has 6 suites available, with very personal service, and has a thoroughly French theme from the furniture to the décor and room amenities. The hosts are very welcoming and work hard to see that you are feeling taken care of. Bathrooms at... More 

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

Hi Esteb Steve, thanks so much for your comments about Le Petit Hotel. Both Martine & I enjoy the company of guests like yourselves, and we hope to see you again sometime in the future. Kindest regards bruce More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Le Petit Hotel Sumner for 4 nights from 20 till 24 February 2016. The hosts were very friendly and knowledgeable on places to eat, providing maps and giving information on events/locations in Christchurch as well as Sumner. Rooms were very tastefully decorated and furnished with a French theme in both the bedrooms and breakfast dining area. The... More 

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

Dear Fiona, many thanks for taking the time to review Le Petit Hotel...and its always good to pick up on the suggestions and comments we receive. We are currently considering the issue of having a small fridge in the hotel rooms, as is the number of TV channels available... the latter facility is due for a major technology upgrade, once... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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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: €89 - €115 (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 away from the road would quieter but would have less of a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Rayre1, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Of the 6 rooms, there are a couple which are quieter - ask when booking!”
 of 5 bubbles Esteb Steve, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms at the front have small balconies and a beach view. They also have shutters to close in true French style for more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles karensU194JH, 5 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The rooms at the front have a lovely view of the water”
 of 5 bubbles 372katek, 9 May 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 155SueH, 23 May 2014 | Read review
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