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La Fontaine Guest House

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Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

We spent another wonderful night away at La Fontaine. We had a stunning room in the garden cottages. Pool right outside our patio doors. The staff are amazing and the breakfast great. The guest house is immaculate and we shall be back. Highly recommend Mrs...More

1  Thank GrantKip
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 8 March 2015

Thank you so much for your review. We look forward to hosting you again at La Fontaine. We are proud to say that our return rate is 25% and people like yourselves will always be welcomed with open arms as if it were your first...More

Reviewed 2 February 2015

We had a two night stay in La Fontaine Guest House. Our travel agent description of the hotel is 'simple' and without being rude this is what it is. Good comfortable bed, clean sheets, hot water, great location and good breakfast. What more could you...More

1  Thank arich64
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 8 February 2015

Thank you for your review. It is interesting when you look up the meaning of "simple" the dictionary gives the definition of unsophisticated, natural etc. etc. - I think that is what the agent means and what you experienced!! We aim at giving our guests...More

Reviewed 1 February 2015

Kathie welcomed us and showed us to the orange garden room a big family suite with a double bedroom and 2 single beds in a large living area. The kitchen area was equipped with a fridge-freezer, microwave and tea and coffee making facilities. There were...More

1  Thank Diana L
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 8 February 2015

Franschhoek is situated in a beautiful valley and location where you need to linger for more than one night to sample the wines and food from the many acclaimed restaurants. I am sure you will be back in the near future and we look forward...More

Reviewed 15 January 2015

We stayed at La Fontaine over the New Year. We were very impressed with the staff and the location. We walked everywhere- the location was perfect. We were in the first room in the main building and we had no complaints. Felt very safe there...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 8 February 2015

Thank you so much for your review. The main house was originally a family home and then converted into a boarding house for girls. Old pupils have returned to ensure that the house has not been spoilt and were especially concerned about the pantry as...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015

Traveling with my husband and three adult children. The rooms were very comfortable and had everything needed. The staff was welcoming and the breakfast was delightful. It is located just a few blocks from center town allowing for easy access to all of Franschhoek. Very...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 7 January 2015

The first impression is always the lasting impression!! A warm African welcome with a smile is what you should expect from the staff at La Fontaine. We provide a relaxed home from home atmosphere but keeping in mind the professional aspect of your stay. We...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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US$96 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$96 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Glenys S
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Response from avondroodguesthouse | Property representative |
Hi Glenys, For good casual dining, The French Connection is great! For fine dining, try Foliage, Le Bon Vivant or Reuben's restaurant. All within walking distance. Kind regards, ' Justin
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"I extended my stay so experienced 2 rooms-both were good"
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"Room 2 at the back - nice and quiet."
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"Rooms felt more like separate villas vs. hotel rooms. We stayed in a larger cottage with separate sitting..."
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"Upstairs front looks out over road, not busy"
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