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    La Fontaine Guest House

    21 Dirkie Uys Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    Reviewed 22 May 2015

    La Fontaine is an attractive old Franschoek mansion converted to a comfortable and convenient small guest house. It is very well located, just a block off the main street and within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants. The neighborhood is quiet and upscale. Off-street...More

    3  Thank NaMakani
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 July 2015

    Thank you so much for your informative review! La Fontaine was built in 1926 and as it was originally a private home (Headmaster of the local school) and then a boarding school for girls, I have asked the school to provide me with some photos...More

    Reviewed 14 May 2015

    I have stayed at La Fontaine several times but this is my first review. Last week I spent one night, in an upstairs room of the main house. The room was huge and very comfortable. It was also warm which was welcome as it was...More

    1  Thank FrancoiseArmour
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 16 May 2015

    Thank you so much for finding the time out of your very busy schedule to write this review. There is always room for improvement and we could add croissants to the breakfast menu. Your client was very excited about his stay at La Fontaine. Even...More

    Reviewed 3 May 2015

    We stayed for 2 nights in April bringing the winter weather with us. We stayed in Room 2(I think) upstairs in the Main House. We had a very large bedroom with a dressing area off and a large bathroom with walk-in shower and standalone bath....More

    1  Thank SuMacd
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 6 May 2015

    Thank you so much for your review. Yes, indeed you were in Room 2 upstairs in the main house with beautiful mountain views. All the facilities at La Fontaine are for the sole use of the guests. We are fortunate to have an upstairs TV...More

    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    We have visited two years ago and this time asked if we could have the same room and we did. Management are amazing - everyone seems to be treated like an individual even although they are constantly busy and lots of changes of guests as...More

    3  Thank SAL1Scotland
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 3 May 2015

    Thank you so much for your review. All guests that stay with us at La Fontaine are special to us. Those who return year after year make up about 25% of our bookings. We look forward to seeing you soon. Warm greetings, Kathie

    Reviewed 5 April 2015

    We stayed for one night only in the family room. Thoroughly enjoyed the location and the facilities in the room. There was a lovely verandah and easy access to the swimming pool and breakfast area. The manager and staff were friendly and helpful. The family...More

    2  Thank Stephen645
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 18 April 2015

    Hi there Thank you so much for your review. The family room is tucked away in the corner of the garden in the swimming pool area with a private patio which is very suitable for families with children. I have taken note of your suggestion...More

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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
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    • US$132 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Franschhoek
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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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    "Upstairs front looks out over road, not busy"
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    "Poolside cottages (Lemon Room particularly) are private and romantic"
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    "Ask for a rear or garden room as o The street can be noisy"
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