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Petite Provence

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   703C Tinopai Road, Matakohe, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 4 Matakohe B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed, my wife & I, in this wonderful place. Our hosts are really nice, take care of us and share with us lots of things. The room was superb and despite the weather, our holiday was great. We'll come back ;) Pour les francais - ils parlent parfaitement Français.

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, two couples, spent a lovely weekend in the Kaipara district 10 days ago and stayed at Petite Provence. Linda and Guy were very welcoming and made us feel very much at home. Their house is set in a lovely peaceful rural setting with beautiful views from both sides of the deck. Bedrooms were very clean and nicely appointed, all... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Thank you Chrumsie for your positive review, we enjoying having you and your friends stay, fun people. it is always appreciated when guests take the time to write a positive review. Many thanks, Regards Linda & Guy More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Skinny- Parking: gravel lot (gravel driveway) Decor: country cozy Service: friendly Views: outstanding Bed: comfortable Sheets: crisp Towels: ok Water pressure: so so (adjustable head) Water temp: very good, hot! Bath products: forest & bird Breakfast: was ok Quiet factor: very rural House noise: you can hear everything Wifi: free, not avail 10pm-7am I've only stayed in a few... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Thank you Melo for your review, I found you both very interesting people to talk with. It was unfortunate that our modest rural family home B & B was not up to your high Luxury Traveller expectations. We will endeavour to make improvements where possible. Kind regards, Linda & Guy More 

Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful spot with a spectacular view at Linda and Gay’s B&B. New, nice, clean and well equipped room. We recommend Linda’s lovely dinner plate and the local wine. Very helpful and friendly hosts, don not miss a visit to Gay’s designer chair workshop (gaybucchi.com).

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Thank you Kate for your comments, we had a very enjoyable evening with you. It was a real pleasure to have you stay with us. Enjoy your travels in New Zealand. Kind regards Linda and Guy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had a superb night with Guy and Linda - a nice chat around the kitchen table & relax before dinner, a delicious meal with lots of fresh produce cooked by Linda, and an extra restful sleep in a lovely room. We woke to a beautiful day, amazing sweeping rural views and a lovely breakfast. It was a beautiful surprise... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Guy & I enjoyed your company and our interesting conversation. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your review . Thank you Kath. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The rustic setting in the middle of the country was a novel experience for us and we really appreciated being offered a cold supper as there were no restaurants nearby. We were interested to talk to Linda about the land which she was so passionate about and her conservation project and to see Guy's studio where he designs and makes... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your experience of a country stay and supper as we may be isolated for some people. Thank you for taking time to write a review. Regards, Linda & Guy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

The hosts are Linda and Guy. Got to know them in no time. They are very friendly and cater to every need. Their local knowledge is excellent and we were well directed to the major tourist attractions during our three day stay. Linda is a fantastic cook and we took advantage of her offer to do meals and food plates.... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Thank you Robyn & Alan for your very flattering review. It was a pleasure to have people like yourselves stay 3 days and we enjoyed our interesting conversations together. I'm glad you both enjoyed my evening home cooking as in the winter weather one doesn't always feel like driving 20 minutes for a meal. Guy & I appreciate you taking... More 

Paris, France
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The B&B is 2 hours drive from Auckland. So it's a nice place to drop off after a long flight from Europe before heading North. Of course, it should be also a nice place for your last night in NZ before going back home I was warmly welcomed by Linda and Guy who are delightful hosts. The view of rolling... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We chose the location as it was only a couple of hours from Auckland and we were leaving for the UK the following evening. What an interesting stay due to Guy and Linda's backgrounds of Maori culture, French living and the most amazing chair creations we have ever seen. So much for an early night! We munched our way through... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Hello Jennifer, Thank you for writing a very positive review on us, it is always a pleasure to read kind words and we appreciate your thoughtfulness. Thanks again. Kind regards, Linda More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed with Linda and Guy in late January and have such happy memories of this delightful B & B. They are such welcoming hosts and we loved the ambience and the superb views over the rolling hills. Linda has worked wonders with her garden, planting native trees and pretty flowers. Guy showed us the workshop where he creates some... More 

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LindaMatakoheNZ, Owner at Petite Provence, responded to this review

Hello Sally, I try to give guests food that is not sprayed and homegrown whenever possible so I am glad you appreciated my simple cooking. We have thousands more native trees to plant and it is a rewarding challenge. Guy thanks you for your compliments on his work and we appreciate your kind review. Regards, Linda More 

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Address: 703C Tinopai Road, Matakohe, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Matakohe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Petite Provence 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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