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Le Petit Hotel Sumner

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Sydney
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 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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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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164 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 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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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 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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67 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

We stayed at Le petit hotel for only 1 night but really wished we could have stayed longer or come back. This B&B style hotel is just a bit outside of the center of Christchurch on the coast. Just across the road is a nice beach with a handful of restaurants. There is also plenty of shops and other restaurants... More 

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

Dear Evelyne, Many thanks for taking time out to log a review on Le Petit Hotel. Peak season at the hotel is always challenging, but its always a pleasure for both Martine & myself to welcome guests like yourselves even if for just one night. Take care. Kindest regards bruce More 

Seattle
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75 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We started our 5-week trip to New Zealand with a couple of nights at Le Petit Hotel in Sumner. The location, just a short block off the beach and a few doors from some fabulous restaurants, was ideal for the restful start we wanted. Owners Bruce and Martine were friendly, welcoming, and very helpful in making recommendations and providing information.... More 

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

Dear Sue...many thanks for taking the time to review Le Petit Hotel...Sumner. We are truly fortunate to have a range of quality restaurants nearby..and many of our guests have remarked similarly. For Martine & myself, its meeting really pleasant and appreciative guests like your selves that gives us on-going satisfaction in this busy accommodation enterprise.... We wish you safe travels... More 

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26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly owner and great for information about whats around the town. nice and clean room , makes you feel like your in Frances! with walking distance to great food in the area. Would definitely stay here again, thank you for hosting us with late notice.

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

Dear Robert, Thanks for taking the time to review Le Petit Hotel. Both Martine & I enjoyed meeting you and we are especially happy that you enjoyed the village atmosphere of Sumner with its collection of really good restaurants and cafes. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards Bruce Whitfield More 

Usa
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Very nice B&B in a great location on the beach in Sumner. There are plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance and a wonderful place to stay for a walk along the beach. The highlight was definitely breakfast with fresh homemade croissants! Would highly recommend if you want to stay a little outside of the CBD.

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

Hi Lauren...I've been a little remiss in not replying earlier to your positive comments about Le Petit Hotel, but both Martine & I thank you for staying with us, and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. Kindest regards bruce More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Lovely room with a view, friendly hosts and cute dog! The breakfast was excellent with tasty muesli and fresh croissants. Great location, a few minutes walk from restaurants in Sumner, near the bus stop to Christchurch central.

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Bruce W, Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Dear Duncan..many thanks for taking the time to review Le Petit Hotel and also Sumner Village. As a B & B we are very fortunate to have very close by, a number of excellent restaurants, and as one guest recently put it...you can eat around the world in Sumner. Both Martine & I try to extend a warm welcome to... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Bruce was very welcoming and could not do enough for us. Good room Good shower Electronic key entry system Good comfortable french double bed. Breakfast European. And good Just across the road from a nice beach Short walk to nice choice of good restaurants Parking free outside no problem. We would come here again and recommend it to others. Clean... More 

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

Dear Guests, Many thanks for your kind review..The hotel runs a continuous improvements programme and you were one of the first to use our new Canadian Kaba Ilco electronic card locks. Both Martine & I really hope to see you return again sometime. Safe travels. Kind regards Bruce More 

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I chose this hotel because of its location - on the coast but only a short bus ride from Christchurch and because of the French influence. I'm so glad I did as it was the perfect place to relax and recover from jet-lag. Sumner is in a beautiful setting with lovely walks along the beach and some excellent places to... More 

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Thank Karen S
Bruce W, General Manager at Le Petit Hotel Sumner, responded to this review

Hi Karen, many thanks for your kind compliments about our petit hotel. It goes without saying that having guests like yourself, makes for the enjoyment of running the establishment. We do hope to see you back again. Kindest regards Bruce & Martine More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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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
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Christchurch
Price Range: $92 - $116 (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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