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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

View from breakfast veranda is gorgeous! Dolphins swimming! Service is a little bit formal, not genuine. Breakfast is ordered in advance, and is good for the environment maybe, but probably among the weakest I have experienced (50 hotel nights per year)... Rooms are nice and clean. Great location, close to everything in Hermanus.

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1Thank Jan H
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We only had 1 night in Hermanus and stayed at La Fontaine. Gail the owner could not have been more helpful. She phoned several restaurants to try to make us a reservation and also booked us on a great whale watching trip. The property is very close to the cliff walks and also to the centre of town so it...

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1Thank 194Peter
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2015

What a lovely place to stay, out host Gail was very friendly and helpful. We only stayed one night and did not see any Whales but Gail suggested a boat trip and booked it for us on the day we moved on. The rooms are clean and well appointed. It is within walking distance of the cliff walks and the...

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2Thank Brenda G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as part o our honeymoon and had a great stay. We got given room 1... and wow, what a room! With a big bed, bathroom and balcony overlooking the sea. Walking distance to town, and over our delicous breakfast we got to see dolphins one morning. Lovely stay

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We stayed three nights at this wonderful B&B. Fantastic location with great views of the ocean. Wonderful breakfast and lovely rooms. Our host Gail booked us some lovely restaurants and a quality trip to watch the Whales. Perfect place to stay in Hermanus.

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1Thank Sharon M
Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

This is a gem of a find! Beautifully appointed, comfortable, great service and a great breakfast. Perfectly placed for cliff top walks, restaurants, whale watching and touring. We absolutely loved it and would highly recommend!

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1Thank Tressy2014
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015

An excellent place to stay and in a superb position overlooking Walker Bay. We even saw whales from the cliff path. Hermanus is a lovely and there are good restaurants nearby. Excellent breakfast (filled in our selection the day before) and good secure car parking. Our room was at the back (Wi-Fi did not seem to reach) but still very...

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1Thank 913bernardn
Canton of Zug
Reviewed 21 October 2015

What a great first impression of South Africa. We drove straight from Cape Town International Airport to Hermanus to arrive at this lovely Guest House. We were welcomed by Gail who is very friendly and has extensive knowledge of the area. The location is fantastic. Off street parking a bonus! The views of the bay breath taking from the balcony....

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1Thank TraceyBruton
Cape Town
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We had such a wonderful one night stay at La Fontaine. We arrived just after 2pm and our room was ready, at first I was concerned as we didnt manage to get a sea facing room and we had one facing the mountains. There was no reason for concern as the room, was so beautiful with gorgeous views and had...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The guesthouse has an excellent location, both at the Indian ocean shore and in the center of Hermanus. You only need to cross the road to start the cliff/whale watching trail or you can simply enjoy the ocean view while taking your breakfast, prepared with top quality products, including delicious smoked fish or sausages. Our room was confortable, clean with...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about La Fontaine Guest House

Address: 33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: €103 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fontaine Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The large front room is worth the money!”
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“ask for a sea view”
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“Room 1 at the front is a huge suite but there is another room next door although smaller which still offers fantastic ocean views.”
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“Ask for the sea view room, it is amazing!”
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