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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 5 November 2015

So enjoyed spending two nights here last week. Clean, comfortable, very central and safe. Yummy breakfast served in crunchy gravel courtyard if weather fine otherwise cosy breakfast room. Dawn the Manager was particularly welcoming and definitely has the gift of hospitality. Felt instantly at home...More

2  Thank MelissaCapeTown2014
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 3 December 2015

Thank you for your review. They say happy staff, happy customers! We are very fortunate with our location which is within 3 mins walk to the shops and restaurants. Our swimming pool is a family sized pool so there is space to swim a few...More

Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

We were here from October 29th until leaving on October 31st. We stayed in the Lemon Room which was very quiet. The room was of a large size, the bed was very comfortable, and there is air conditioning to keep cool.. and fireplace (presumably for...More

5  Thank Global34
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 23 November 2015

Thank you for your informative review. Dawn, the Assistant Manager is a trained Chef and has added a few new items to the breakfast menu. All the cooked breakfasts are made to order and nothing is left in a warming draw for hours on end!...More

Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

For our budget we were really pleased with the accommodation. It's a beautiful old building not on the Main Street, so relatively quiet. It was clean with charming decor. Although not the best we have stayed in we felt it was perfect for our budget....More

2  Thank kate548
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 11 November 2015

Thank you for your kind review. We do pride ourselves in giving a value for money stay. La Fontaine was originally called Linquenda which means one day I must leave this place - appropriate name as it was a boarding school for girls. Regarding the...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Another couple and we spent three nights at this lovely property while visiting the wine areas around Franschhoek. Our garden room was well furnished -- dresser with drawers, high dresser with real hangers, safe, fireplace, luggage rack, easy chair, corner cupboard for TV, tea and...More

3  Thank erntravels
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 20 October 2015

Thank you for your complimentary review. The breakfast time is flexible and we try to accommodate everyone's needs. We provide a picnic breakfast for guests departing very early. The in-house laundry service does not charge by the item i.e. sock but prefers to charge by...More

Reviewed 17 September 2015

My experience at La fontaine was nothing short of amazing. The property itself is very beautiful with lots of garden space and flowers. The rooms are also very nicely done, with the architecture of the bathrooms being the highlight. But what impressed me the most,...More

2  Thank William_Liw
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 20 October 2015

Thank you for this great review. Our property does lend itself to accommodating groups and we try to place them together whenever possible. Great customer service is part and parcel of being in the tourism industry! When we are faced with a difficult situation, we...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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USD 115 - USD 268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 115 - USD 268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Glenys S
19 August 2017|
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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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