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The French Country House

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We were treated for a night at this amazing place and to be honest words cannot describe this memorable experience! The house itself is just perfection, beautifully decorated (those chandeliers) and with the little touches that added to the whole experience. Kay and Freddie welcomed us and showed us the luxurious rooms and made us feel like this was our...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken here as a birthday surprise and what a surprise. I loved every second of it. I'm a Francophile and The French County House, set in 40 acres of magnificent countryside, is the real deal. The construction of the house is authentic and French antiques adorn every room, without being fussy. The spacious bedrooms / bathrooms are luxurious...

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Thank Paradou99
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was our Silver Wedding anniversary but we were not able to get away for more than a night so I booked for us to spend one night at the French Country House, as we live in Tauranga, it was close by and it was advertised as a romantic getaway. Nothing could have prepared me for such a special weekend,...

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Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As soon as you step into the place, you are taken into another world. It honestly feels like a french castle and you are guests of french royalty. Truely magical. Kay made us feel so welcome and cooked us some incredible food. Her dog Freddy was the coolest and most chilled little dude, just trotting around the place forever ready...

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Thank ArtyGreen
Auckland
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wow! We just had a weekend at The French Country House, what an amazing place, absolutely stunning property, every attention to detail has gone into the design and furnishing of this wonderful property, its luxurious, romantic, opulent, totally delicious! Perfect for honeymoons, anniversaries or a romantic getaway. Kay the host will ensure your every need is taken care of she...

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Thank Kay C
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We have just spent a blissful long weekend at The French Country House in Tauranga. Set in stunning countryside 20 minutes drive from Tauranga and the Mount, this luxury hotel truly is 5-star. We were looked after seamlessly throughout by Kay, who is a wonderful host - as one Herald reviewer wrote, Kay knows exactly what you need before you...

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1Thank Emsigningin
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The French Country House is everything we expected and so much more. My husband and I were lucky enough to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary here. It was so special and so relaxing that our 1 night away somehow felt much longer. The house has a wonderfully warm and welcoming feel, we felt right at home the minute we stepped through...

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1Thank J7005RSrebeccar
Malaysia
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This a long overdue review. Thank you Kay for giving us a wonderful time at the French Country House. Food prepared was delicious and very well presented. The rooms are beautiful and well kept. It is very relaxing. Would love to go again if we visit NZ again.

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1Thank DIAOON
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 May 2016

There is a song that says “Heaven is a place on earth” and when you arrive at The French Country House you might just think that you have found it! The tranquillity of this haven quenches your soul. From the spectacular views of Tauranga Harbour and Mount Maunganui in the distance to the bunnies scurrying in the lush green grass...

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2Thank Delectable-Tauranga
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our special weekend break at the French Country House. Everything lived up to expectations: the rooms, the decor, the view, the comfort, the food and Kay's attention to detail. Freddie the dog was a delight as well! Trish

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: ₹ 31,211 - ₹ 39,437 (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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