The French Country House

Self Rated: 5.0 out of 5
163 Esdaile Road, Whakamarama, 3176, New Zealand
5.0 out of 5 rating 115 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at The French Country House in Whakamarama, you'll be within the region of Hobbiton Movie Set. This 5-star bed & breakfast is 18 mi (29 km) from Mount Maunganui and 5.7 mi (9.2 km) from Omokoroa Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 3 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring DVD players and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Conveniences include desks and in-room massages, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this bed & breakfast include concierge services, wedding services, and a fireplace in the lobby.


A complimentary full breakfast is served daily.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, laundry facilities, and a library. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Omokoroa Beach - 9.2 km / 5.7 mi
Te Puna Quarry Park - 9.7 km / 6 mi
Mills Reef Winery - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Leveret Estate Winery - 10.4 km / 6.5 mi
Waimarino Adventure Park - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Fernland Spa - 17.6 km / 11 mi
Hiaku Park - 18.2 km / 11.3 mi
Tenpin Tauranga - 19.4 km / 12 mi
Tauranga South Bowling Club - 19.9 km / 12.4 mi
Memorial Park - 20.8 km / 12.9 mi
Tauranga Art Gallery - 21.4 km / 13.3 mi
Tauranga Domain - 21.8 km / 13.6 mi
The Elms Mission House - 22 km / 13.7 mi
Robbins Park - 22.1 km / 13.7 mi
Tauranga Golf Club - 22.4 km / 13.9 mi

The preferred airport for The French Country House is Tauranga (TRG) - 26.2 km / 16.3 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Please contact the property with an estimated time of arrival, so that afternoon tea will be ready for your arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • -Fireplace in lobby
  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Concierge services
  • -Business center
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Terrace
  • -Library
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Meeting rooms
  • -Parking onsite