Le Petit Futé Nouvelle-Zélande

Petit Futé est un voyage Guide de tourisme et de Nouvelle-Zélande - Bons Plans, visites, conseils et practical information. Le Petit Hôtel Sumner fournir un hébergement B & B en français langue voyageurs, et est également l'emplacement consulaire française à Christchurch.
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Look at me now : The continuing story of Kara the Scottie

Hi there all Scottie lovers...It's almost 15 months since I left behind my friends at Juscot Kennels in Hamilton, and I've had my 1st birthday at Le Petit Hotel. Despite having inherited a twisted right hind leg, I'm doing my utmost to be part of the hotel day to day operations...answering the door, checking the ... more
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Friends of Le Petit Hotel

At the Marriner street frontage of Le Petit Hotel, Martine has some Lavender of the 'Grosso' variety growing. This particular lavender is a (heavy oil bearing) hybrid between Lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia. At this time of the year, the brilliant purple/blue flowers of the lavender draw hundreds of friendly bumble bees, small youngsters and large ... more
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Le Petit Hotel, St Martin

Le Petit Hotel, St Martin, is a superb - on the beach, Caribbean Hotel, on the shore of Grand Case Bay. Le Petit Hotel-St Martin offers unique world class resort accommodation and guests enjoy easy access to the Island's nearby renown French restaurants. Owners, Kristin & Marc operate Le Petit Hotel together with L'Esplanade Hotel ... more
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French Consulate, Christchurch

The Christchurch French Consulate Office is located in the premises of Le Petit Hotel, Sumner, 16 Marriner Street. For all communications with the Consul, please initially telephone Martine Marshall-Durieux on 03 326 66 76, to facilitate a suitable appointment time. The Consulate can easily be reached via a # 3 bus to Sumner, from ... more
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Sumner Restaurants Post 22nd Feb’Quake

Following the Feb 22nd earthquake in Christchurch,  several Sumner restaurants and cafes were damaged, some..... including the Ruptured Duck, which was subsequently demolished. However currently the following businesses are open: The Salt, adjacent to the Sumner Hollywood Movie theatre on Marriner Street; The Indian Blues  and Indian Sumner... Wakefield Avenue. Both The Corner Shop Bistro and  Clink, Wakefield ... more
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Pinus pinea; Italian Stone Pine trees

Martine & myself recently had some R & R in France during September...one of the best months in respect of the French climate. Some of the time was spent near Plan du la Tour near the Med. coast, http://lepetithotel.wordpress.com/2010/09/11/chasteuil-to-plan-de-la-tour/ and we couldn't help noticing a tree with an attractive green umbrella like top...commonly called the ... more
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Scottish Terrier : Lessons from a dog’s life at Le Petit Hotel

A French philosopher whose name I can't recall, once wrote that to understand fully one's soul, you need to first love & understand a dog. I often ponder this view, as Martine & I move onwards with Kara, our new Scottish Terrier. Here at Le Petit Hotel, we look at our Juscot Scottie, her physical ... more
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Obituary: Maggie Whitfield, Le Petit Hotel

Maggie on watch

Maggie on watch

Le Petit Hotel's well known & truly loved Scottish Terrier finally succumbed to liver cancer in the early hours of Monday 28th September 2009. Although we had been expecting it, when the final hours came,  ... more
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Le Petit Hotel gluten-free or muesli fruit breakfasts

Le Petit Hotel management are more than happy to provide a gluten free or muesli based continental breakfast option. Just add your request to your accommodation booking notice. Our renown fresh baked croissants are always available each morning, along with genuine french plunger coffee, hot chocolate, or a variety of teas.
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