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La Fontaine Guest House

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hants UK
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This lovely guesthouse is in a prime position. Granted, only 2 rooms have sea views with balconies to the front and generally must be booked way in advance. Ours was the smaller room and we wished we had paid a little extra for the other, more spacious one but it was still very nice. There is also a front garden...

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BIdgend
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wonderful base for one night for whale watching. we pre booked a charter with Southern Right Charters which was great. Saw 7 whales including calves and on the way back we were surrounded by hundreds of common dolphins. First sighting for 3 months! Great fun as they raced the boat so close we could almost touch them. Loads of seals...

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1Thank martyno440
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

guesthouse itself was a good standard but our room cost 30% more for the sea view which was good but the room itself was small cramped andwith a very low ceiling in places. It was only about half the size of the cheaper rooms without a sea view and very overpriced be cause of this.

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Valkenswaard
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Stayed here for three nights and we loved it ! We had room number one with a large balcony and were lucky enough to have a whale right in front the room in the bay every day we stayed at la Fontaine. So we didn't leave the room that much ;-)) Very very big room with a walk-in closet ,...

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Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The standard of accommodation at La Fontaine is excellent and can't be faulted.The view from our room with an outside deck was superb.The complimentary toiletries went beyond the usual offerings and were much appreciated .My only criticism is that the whales did not oblige by appearing outside in the bay!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the second time we have stayed in the honeymoon suite at La Fontaine and we weren't disappointed. The guest house is charming, Gail and her staff extremely friendly and helpful and the room itself is outstanding. Very large with a lounge area, separate dressing room, huge full bathroom and gorgeous balcony with amazing views. Plus the most comfortable...

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2Thank 697belindad
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 5 September 2016

good and friendly service, great location and view, enjoyable breakfast, walking distance to town and restaurants, lovely atmosphere, lots of walkways along the sea. room cozy, clean, comfortable and luxury

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hexham
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights in August.We were greeted warmly and given lots of information to ensure our stay was a good one.The room was massive with a private terrace. We would have loved a sea view but the room was booked. The breakfast was delicious , served at the front of the house overlooking the sea. La Fontaine...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We just stayed here for one night but even though, everything was correct. The room was cozy, location really good. They kindly booked for you the tours we needed and they ask you about what do you want for breakfast the day before (awesome breakfast). It was a pitty that we were in low season cause we were the only...

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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We specialy ask for a double bed and breakfast. When we arrived there were 2 single beds in the room and the owner did not change it to a double bed. Then she told us breakfast is only at 8pm we explained that we are on a bussiness trip and need to have breakfast at 7pm. She said she cant...

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lafont, Manager at La Fontaine Guest House, responded to this review

I have to apologise for the bed error. However, I must point out that the guest was given a picnic basket with muffins, fruit and juice in lieu of the breakfast. I was later told that the guest was offered a cooked breakfast by a staff member which they declined.

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about La Fontaine Guest House

Address: 33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $155 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fontaine Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Ocean view with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Alan190832, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The large front room is worth the money!”
 of 5 bubbles vicky42, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room number one”
 of 5 bubbles Hans9856, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 599annie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 at the front is a huge suite but there is another room next door although smaller which still offers fantastic ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles BURTONWiltshire, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
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