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Le Petit Hotel Sumner

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Schwindegg, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had a very good time there for the last two mights of my stay in NZ. nicely decorated room with lots of thought given to detail and the breakfast is a real treat with the french Croissant and freshly pressed orange juice among the offering. Bruce gave me some very good recommendations for dinner and lunch. They even extended my...

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

Dear Conrad, Many thanks for your kind review...and it gives Martine & I real pleasure to know that you enjoyed both Le Petit Hotel's hospitality and also Sumner's environment..particularly given that you took up the chance to try board surfing on Scarborough beach.... Now you have an excuse to find a surf beach on the German coast line..this coming European...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were welcomed warmly. A beautiful Hotel. First class rooms and facilities.Tasteful decor throughout. Our hosts were caring and attentive without being intrusive. The continental breakfast was great especially the homemade croissants and fresh coffee. The local eateries are outstanding and the beach is so close, enjoyed the walks immensely. I am looking forward to returning soon.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this hotel due to its location by the beach. We were not allocated the downstairs room as booked and were instead provided with an upstairs room with balcony and sea view, which was apparently an upgrade. This room, however overlooks the main road and suffers from traffic noise at certain times. The room itself was clean and pleasant,...

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

Dear Amanda...firstly we thank you for your review.. as all comments are generally helpful to us. As a rule, we find most of our guests do appreciate a room with a balcony & sea view if it is at all possible, and it is the request we most often receive here, during the booking process. Currently we are upgrading all...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the standard of facilities and convivial hospitality at this lovely Boutique hotel in the seaside suburb of Sumner in Christchurch. Bruce the host was most welcoming and looked after me well during my 2 night stay to the extent I didn't want to leave ! The establishment has a high degree of authenticity offering little...

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

Dear Guest( 1AJD808).... Martine & I really appreciate your review of Le Petit Hotel, and you will be pleased to note that we are in the process of providing tea & coffee facilities in all the hotel's rooms. We are both happy that you enjoyed your little taste of France and hope to see you again. Kindest Regards Bruce

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Just off the plane from UK we stayed here for 2 nights. Quiet, impeccably clean, and yet central to Sumner - you're just 2 mins stroll from wonderful beach, fish n chips, restaurants, cafes, supermarket and bakery. Bruce was very helpful with tips on what to see and where to eat, and on travel and transport, which made making the...

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

Dear Selina, Martine and I are happy to hear that you enjoyed the "French Connection" we work hard to provide to our guests. Sumner is a special place and it does cater well to travellers like yourselves. We would love to see you again sometime. In the meantime ..all the very best for the future. We both send our kindest...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Le Petit Hotel is a really nice place, located in the Sumner village. The beach is very close by, and it has some good restaurants (we preferred 'Salt'). The owners (Martine and Bruce) are really nice and helpful people. The rooms are nice and tidy, with a great bathroom and a good bed. The balcony with beach/sea-view is lovely. We...

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

buildings fitted out to a high standard, nice continental breakfast, comfortable rooms. gives the impression of a high end B&B but without the absurd price tag. we found it very good value overall and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. I would rate Le Petit as the best accommodation on the south side of town in the $100 to $150 a night...

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Israel
Reviewed 18 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 6 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 27 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....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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: €88 - €111 (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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“best view on top floor”
 of 5 bubbles konrade543, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room that overlooks the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles marklewis2017, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for one facing the road with a view over to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 85selinat, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the road-side do have a beach/sea-view. Negative thing is that you can hear the traffic (even with closed doors).”
 of 5 bubbles RobL_NL, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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