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Fountain Place Guesthouse

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fountain Place Guesthouse is a peaceful home to truly relax and forget about the busy city life. The rooms are very well furnished with lovely cupcakes, sherry as well as chocolates for a nightcap. Lots of various bird life adds to this unique guesthouse. Breakfast was delicious with great choices. All the best for the future to our Hosts Justin...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Umesh and Proveena, for both your wonderfully kind review of your stay and for choosing us as your accommodation choice in McGregor! You have described everything so nicely, from the peace and quiet to our special little extras which we hope add to the overall experience of staying at Fountain Place. The birds continue to amaze...

Basel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the village of McGregor very much and one of the reasons is the Fountain Place Guesthouse. Last year in October 2017 we visited this guesthouse for the first time, now in March for the second time and we'll return as soon as possible. It's so quiet and peaceful at thjis Corner of McGregor and the hospitality of the...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Stephan, wow! To have Fountain Place included as one of the reasons that you love McGregor very much is just amazing for us! Thank you for saying this, you have made us very happy today! It was so great to welcome you and Andi back for your second visit and we look forward to your return for a third time!...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fountain Place Guesthouse is a beautiful, peaceful place to unwind. The rooms are tastefully decorated, providing everything one needs for a stay there. The breakfast is delicious with great choices of food, the library has a multitude of books and games to choose from and the garden and pool areas are super-peaceful. The sun birds love this place as did...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Di and Gilby, what lovely guests you were! We do thank you very much, not only for your lovely e-mail that you sent but also for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor as well! Your comments on Fountain Place are so appreciated and we hope that your words will assist other prospective guests as they decide on...

Muscat, Oman
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We loved Fountain Place Guesthouse. The owners were very accommodating and helpful with booking restaurants etc. The bedrooms were beautifully furnished and bed extremely comfortable, they had thought of everything, lovely little cupcakes for tea down to the sherry in the room with chocolates for a nightcap. It was great having a separate little sitting room. The outside patio was...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Marianne, you are a star! Thank you so much for your review, such a great description to help our future guests decide on their accommodation choice in McGregor. We are so pleased that you loved our little guesthouse and totally appreciate your compliments about the furnishings, the comfort of the bed and all the little 'in-room treats' which we hope...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2017

In a dusty little dorp, FP is a real gem of tranquility and charm Many visitors will be going to the Karoux boutique restaurant and that is a convenient step away. The hosts are very welcoming and relaxed and provide an excellent breakfast. Not everyone who opens a guesthouse seems suited to the role, but Justin and Linzi give the...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time out to leave us such a kind review Elizabeth! We do appreciate your many kind comments and compliments and were delighted to have welcomed you and Malcolm back for your second stay with us! We are so pleased that you found Fountain Place to be such a gem of tranquility and charm and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our chosen hotel for our return to McGregor let us down last minute for which we are hugely grateful as we would otherwise not have discovered Fountain Place Previous guest reviews do the property full justice. A gem in a McGregor side street Linzi and Justin are the perfect hosts with an impressive eye for detail. A very adult Retreat...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Gunther, we are so hugely grateful, also, that your hotel let you down and that we had the wonderful pleasure of your and Kevin's fabulous and fun company! Thank you so much for your great review of your stay at Fountain Place - we appreciate your many kind comments and observations and are just delighted that we could play a...

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A gem of a place to stay over, the attention to detail is just lovely, it's clean, warm and cosy. The breakfast is delicious and the hosts bend over backwards to make your stay memorable. Definitely the best place to stay in Mc Gregor.

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Vickie thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such a kind review of your stay with us! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we must say that we enjoyed hosting you and Michele so much :) We love it when our guests notice and enjoy the attention to detail and we are...

Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Fountain Place is just picture perfect, a pretty thatched guesthouse with fountains and a lovely central courtyard with chairs and tables. A truly unique property. Justin and Linzi were so welcoming that we felt at home straightaway. We stayed in a beautiful garden suite for three nights and loved having our own private entrance from the courtyard. Our suite consisted...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ian & Betty, Wow! I don't think our response to your wonderfully kind review can ever do it justice! Thank you so much for your great description of our pretty little guesthouse, a real help for future guests planning their trip to McGregor. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in your suite and all our extra...

cape town
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Quaint and quiet, all the ingredients for a peaceful getaway. generous breakfast in the quartyard while bird watching is a refreshing way to spend a morning start overlooking a most lush and beautifully well kept garden. Undoubtedly the most welcoming and accommodating hosts in all of McGregor and Robertson put together. This is a worthwhile revisit. McGregor is calling us...

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Shekara, your review is so kind, thank you! We have said it time and again, your visit with Julian was just too fast! Next time we would love to welcome you both for a longer visit so that you can relax a little and really enjoy Fountain Place and McGregor! We are thrilled that you enjoyed our guesthouse, the...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed at Fountain Place 1-4 January 2017. Our hosts, Linzi and Justin were great and went out of their way to prepare a New Years Eve supper since all the restaurants were closed. Excellent location for getting away from it all. We appreciated Linzi's attention to detail to make our stay extra special.

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Linzi C, Owner at Fountain Place Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Nina, enormous thanks to you for taking precious time at the start of, no doubt, a busy year, to leave us such a kind review of your stay! We loved having you and Izak to stay and thank you for your appreciation of the new year's meal :) We are so pleased that Fountain Place was able to offer,...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step through the gate at Fountain Place Guesthouse and feel the stresses and strains of everyday life fall away as you enter our beautiful secret garden. Follow the sound of the fountains onto our vine-covered courtyard and be warmly welcomed by owners Justin and Linzi Carlisle, through your own private entrance and into your exquisite suite, complete with your own private lounge. Allow yourself to forget about time and technology for a day or two... Or as long as you desire... And just immerse yourself in the sheer pleasure of soul-soothing relaxation and rejuvenation... A mere two hours' scenic drive from Cape Town, Fountain Place is for those who enjoy 'the nice things in life' and, as such, no expense has been spared to ensure that your comfortable stay is one that will remain in your memory long after you leave us... Until you return once more... Situated in the picturesque village of McGregor in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley, Fountain Place is a romantic and relaxing haven only 2 hours drive from Cape Town. Built in 1862, Fountain Place is a Provincial Heritage Site and is housed in a white-washed and thatched traditional building. It is tastefully and comfortably furnished with antique furniture, high quality, contemporary fittings and unique decorative items. There are two guest suites, comprising bedroom with fireplace, lounge with tea/coffee-making facilities and bar fridge and a bathroom with rain shower. Each lounge leads onto the vine-covered courtyard via its own private entrance and each bedroom looks onto the tranquil garden. For added luxury, gowns and slippers are provided, together with a carafe containing a complimentary nightcap. Optional: A full breakfast is served on fine English bone china at beautifully laid private dining tables in the courtyard, under the vines, in summer months and a continental breakfast basket is placed in suites in colder months). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fountain Place Guesthouse

Address: Corner Barry & Meul Street, McGregor 6708, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > McGregor
Price Range: €83 - €94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Have dinner in town!”
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“Nothing to add - it is perfect!”
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“only two rooms that are very similar”
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“With just two suites you cannot go wrong. Both are great”
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“Both suites are excellent”
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