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The French Country House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my beautiful wife had the privilege of staying here on our wedding night. The place is simply incredible, photos do not do it justice. Everything was perfect, service was amazing and our room was simply stunning. Can't wait for our next visit!

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

What a wonderful way to start your married life together! Thank you so much for sharing your wedding day with us here at The French Country House - these are the moments we cherish... We can't wait to see you again...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here you will find a special treasure, not only in the charming essence of this unique accommodation, but especially so in Kay your wonderful hostess (and her trusty companion Freddy). From the moment you arrive you know you are very welcome and cared for when Kay and Freddy greet you. The ambience and decor takes you to some dreamy far...

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

From the welcome sign in front of the main entrance, through the array of lovingly arranged fresh flowers, to the impeccably decorated interior of The House, every single aspect of our two days stay was most enjoyable, memorable and fun. Situated on a glorious estate and managed by the extremely welcoming, professional and very friendly Kay, The French Country House...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

What a beautiful review! Thank you for your custom, please do visit again! Kay & Fred xx

Reviewed 14 February 2017

One of my friends and I stayed at the French Country House in Tauranga. We thought it was a beautiful place to go and feel pampered, and we werent wrong. A magnificent home (very french) we both had a room with a fabulous shared bathroom. Canapes and a glass of wine early in the evening, Kay who manages the house...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! I am thrilled you enjoyed your time at the French Country house, Freddie and I enjoyed your company! - Kay xx

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Maree and I are just back from a romantic weekend break at the French Country House. What a brilliant experience we had. Such a beautiful location, wonderful ambience, food and wine. The two night romantic package made it all the better - in house massage, Mills Reef winery visit / lunch and an exquisite 3 course dinner prepared by Manager...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

Hi Tony & Maree, Thank you for your review, our Romance package certainly is something special! It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay at the French Country house! Freddie sends his regards :-) We hope to see you again one day!

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Wow....we had such a wonderful stay here. The place is luxurious and deserves five stars in all categories. However, more importantly, Kay is such a gracious hostess. Her simple but elegant cooking won our hearts. And not to forget Freddie, we felt sad leaving him and I'm sure he was sad as well, seeing us saying goodbye. If you want...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your review! It truly is a pleasure to host guests such as yourselves at the French Country House! We hope you see you again some day! - Kay & Fred x

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I cannot review The French Country House highly enough. I took my wife here for a few days as part 1 of our honeymoon (that she didn't know about) and she was completely blown away by the place. We were warmly greeted by Kay and Freddie upon arrival and from then on Kay treated us like royalty (as others have...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

We are so glad the French Country House could play a part in your love story! It truly is an exquisite location to relax, unwind and reconnect! Thank you so much for your kind words, we hope the rest of your trip was fabulous - Kay & Freddie xx

Miena, Australia
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's not often I rave about any accommodations but The French Country House is going to be my exception. I have stayed in some spectacular places in the world and exceptionally expensive ones but this place just ticked all the boxes for me. The Manager Kay was a splendid and caring host who became our dear friend in a matter...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

'Spectacular' we love that word! Thank you for your kind review! I love being able to connect with our guests at the French Country House and meet people from all walks of life! Best wishes - Kay & Freddie x

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband and I spent three weeks traveling in New Zealand and loved every moment of it. However, I can honestly say that I left my heart at the French Country House with Kay and Freddy. The house itself is a small castle you might dream about, except it actually exists in a quiet little area outside of Tauranga. The...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

Julia, Thank you for your wonderful review! We love our horses and bunnies too - wandering the grounds is such a fabulous way to unwind! It was a delight to have you both stay, best wishes! - Kay & Fred xx

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We had 2 delightful nights at The French Country House, where we were beautifully looked after by Kay from the moment we arrived, with tea and homemade muffins to the minute we left with a beautiful momento of our stay. The house itself is amazing, gorgeous furniture and very tastefully decorated. Our room, the Farm View room, was huge with...

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988kayp, Manager at The French Country House, responded to this review

The Farm view room certainly is a treasure! Thank you for your wonderful review, we love to hear our guests enjoyed their time at the French Country house! I don't think there is such thing as too much home baking or fresh flowers in a home! :-) Best wishes, Kay & Fred x

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  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Farmhouse, a luxurious antique filled French country home, offering romantic getaways in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Spacious, light and airy living areas filled with a mixture of luxury antique furnishings. Comfortable modern facilities. The views from the balcony over the Bay of Plenty country are spectacular. An on-site Ballymaloe Chef will look after all your needs. Guests say they don’t want to leave! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The French Country House

Address: 163 Esdaile Road | Pahoia, Tauranga 3180, New Zealand (Formerly The Farmhouse)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $949 - $1,016 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The French Country House 5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All three rooms are luxuriously furnished and comfortable.”
Anoli45, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are equally beautiful”
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“Only three rooms of equal excellence.”
JohnW55186364, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We have stayed twice. The room above the lounge - south. Quiet and private The other room was larger and just a gorgeous.”
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