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La Fontaine Guest House

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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

A warm welcome in a peaceful position only one block back from Franschoek busy main road (only in the daytime). Convenient for restaurants, shops, tram etc. A choice of continental or cooked breakfast served in garden under a vine-covered pergola. Katie, the owner, was helpful...More

3  Thank heyjudederbys
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 2 November 2014

Many thanks for your review. It is certainly not great when one is ill on holiday but I am pleased I was able to help you feel a little better and that you were able to enjoy our breakfast on one of the mornings! I...More

Reviewed 24 October 2014

Just off the main street but walking distance to all of the shops and restaurants makes La Fontaine perfectly located. The room was large and well appointed and comfortable. Though the weather was cool, the room was not cold. Breakfast was great and we were...More

3  Thank BobcatEngland
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 2 November 2014

Many thanks for your review. A warm welcome should always be on top of ones list in the hospitality industry as it is the first and lasting impression. Breakfast at La Fontaine is fresh and plentiful to start the day on a good note. The...More

Reviewed 14 October 2014

This bed and breakfast is ideally located in Franschhoek. It is minutes away from the center of town. The room was clean, the staff gracious. The hosts offer a continental breakfast in the morning, otherwise meals are taken at the local restaurants. In the center...More

1  Thank navidad_not
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 19 October 2014

Hi there, thank you for your review. One night is certainly not enough time to explore the vineyards to "drink in" the amazing scenery, the great wines and dine at the superb restaurants. La Fontaine's proximity to the town is such a plus factor -...More

Reviewed 29 September 2014

We spent 2 glorious nights at La Fontaine in Franschoek . It is absolutely blissful. They have thought of everything to make a thoroughly pleasant stay. Thank you especially to Dawn who kindly organised everything for us to maximise our enjoyment of our visit to...More

2  Thank susan_mc333
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 19 October 2014

Your best stay - our best review!!! Many thanks for your sincere, great review. Just a note on the heating in the garden suites. All the garden suites have wood burning fireplaces; wall heaters and aircons that turn into heaters. To conserve electricity, we only...More

Reviewed 25 September 2014

As 2 couples we stayed here for 3 nights in the middle of our holiday. The rooms are large and cosy, with comfortable huge beds. The hotel is in a quiet street but only minutes walk away from all the shops and restaurants. Kathy and...More

3  Thank polb57
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 19 October 2014

Thank you for your review. The best advice is from the locals! Richard and I have been in the Franschhoek Valley since 1982 and seen an amazing transformation from a one horse town to what it is today! If guests are departing early before our...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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Pool
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USD 115 - USD 265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 115 - USD 265 (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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"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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"all rooms seem to have good amenities"
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