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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 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...

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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...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 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...

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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

Seattle
Reviewed 21 February 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....

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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...

Reviewed 10 February 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

Usa
Reviewed 24 January 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

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 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...

Reviewed 27 November 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...

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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

Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 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...

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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

Melbourne
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Everything was clean and very well-presented, with a French theme. Location is a short walk from Sumner restaurants and hosts are happy to provide recommendations. One minor point is that there is no where to put bath products while showering so the bathroom floor gets a bit wet. Tea and coffee is available at any time in the communal lounge...

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

Hi MindiD, Many thanks for taking the time to review us. We note your comment regarding tea & coffee in the rooms. Because we are not a motel type operation and given the room furnishings we do prefer for guests to make use of the day lounge when possible. However we do have tea and coffee sets available for the...

Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

Spent the first 4 nights of our trip here, a perfect location to recover from jet lag. Excellent hosts who were friendly and hospitable, lovely room and a fantastic breakfast. Bruce even got up early on our last day to provide breakfast before our early airport shuttle pickup. Sumner itself is a lovely spot, great beach and lovely restaurants. Christchurch...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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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: $132 - $172 (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”
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“All the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 155SueH, 23 May 2014 | Read review
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