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    La Fontaine Guest House

    21 Dirkie Uys Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent66%
    • Very good27%
    • Average6%
    • Poor1%
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    “guest house” (49 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 285 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    While in south Africa, we decided to venture away from busy Cape Town for the weekend , to tour wine country. This was a last minute decision and we were unsure of the availability for accommodations on short notice considering we were hoping for a...More

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    Thank S7757FVmichaelr
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed for a weekend, parked the car and didn't touch it until we left. Very large property. Comfortable rooms. We stayed in the cottages, heaters and aircon. Comfortable bed, large clean bathroom. There is a TV with limited DSTV. The cottage rooms have a...More

    Thank SouthAfricaLilly4
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    The accommodations and the staff at La Fontaine ensured that the final night of our honeymoon was memorable. We were warmly greeted and escorted to our room and had a wonderful night by the fireplace. Would highly recommend.

    Thank Sean M
    Response from avondroodguesthouse, General Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 19 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your Honeymoon stay with us. We sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back for an anniversary someday! Kind regards, Justin

    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    To start with the entire booking process became a pain when they couldn't see my credit card details on booking.com. I re-entered the details and they took 50% deposit. For the balance 50% they had the same problem and kept sending me messages to pay...More

    2  Thank worldiscoverer
    Response from avondroodguesthouse, General Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 10 August 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your constructive feedback and we are sorry to hear of your dissatisfaction. We trust that you have accepted our refund on your accommodation and we sincerely hope to be able to welcome you back to La Fontaine Guesthouse, where we...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2017

    LaFontaine was a nice stop along the garden route in Franshoek. It is located one block from the Wine Tram, restaurants and shops. Perfect location. I parked my car and never used it the time I was there.The rooms are spacious and clean. The best...More

    Thank germanyfornow
    Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 15 July 2017

    Many thanks for your review. We are well located within walking distance to the main road where most of the shops, art galleries and restaurants are situated. Although we are within close proximity to the main road, it is very quiet and our gardens are...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Franschhoek
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    • La Fontaine Guest House Hotel Franschhoek
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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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    "all rooms seem to have good amenities"
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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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    "Room 2 was quiet and spacious. The orange garden room is perfect for a family."
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