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La Fontaine Guest House

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  • Excellent63%
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

What a lovely place... From the moment we walked in the door until we left. Friendliness, lovely rooms, amazing breakfast. An amazing weekend and will definitely return here, in fact have booked already for next year!

2  Thank JayneDaveCapetown
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 August 2015

Thank you so much for your review. With any business location is one of the biggest factors which helps towards making it a success!! We look forward to your next visit and stay at La Fontaine. Warm wishes Kathie + the La Fontaine Team

Reviewed 19 June 2015

Nicely situated just tucked off the main street. Owner and staff were very friendly.So much more personal than staying in a hotel. Easy access to Franschhoek and it's restaurants, although one of the best is 30 metres away.More

3  Thank Richard P
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for your great review - your short description says it all - centrally situated, safe walking distance to the restaurants; friendly and informed staff. We hope that on your next visit to Franschhoek that you will linger longer in this beautiful valley. Warm...More

Reviewed 22 May 2015

La Fontaine is an attractive old Franschoek mansion converted to a comfortable and convenient small guest house. It is very well located, just a block off the main street and within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants. The neighborhood is quiet and upscale. Off-street...More

3  Thank NaMakani
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you so much for your informative review! La Fontaine was built in 1926 and as it was originally a private home (Headmaster of the local school) and then a boarding school for girls, I have asked the school to provide me with some photos...More

Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have stayed at La Fontaine several times but this is my first review. Last week I spent one night, in an upstairs room of the main house. The room was huge and very comfortable. It was also warm which was welcome as it was...More

1  Thank FrancoiseArmour
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 16 May 2015

Thank you so much for finding the time out of your very busy schedule to write this review. There is always room for improvement and we could add croissants to the breakfast menu. Your client was very excited about his stay at La Fontaine. Even...More

Reviewed 3 May 2015

We stayed for 2 nights in April bringing the winter weather with us. We stayed in Room 2(I think) upstairs in the Main House. We had a very large bedroom with a dressing area off and a large bathroom with walk-in shower and standalone bath....More

1  Thank SuMacd
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 6 May 2015

Thank you so much for your review. Yes, indeed you were in Room 2 upstairs in the main house with beautiful mountain views. All the facilities at La Fontaine are for the sole use of the guests. We are fortunate to have an upstairs TV...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Air Conditioning
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US$103 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$103 - US$256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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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"I extended my stay so experienced 2 rooms-both were good"
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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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