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La Fontaine Guest House

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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

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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

Reviewed 5 April 2015

We have visited two years ago and this time asked if we could have the same room and we did. Management are amazing - everyone seems to be treated like an individual even although they are constantly busy and lots of changes of guests as...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 3 May 2015

Thank you so much for your review. All guests that stay with us at La Fontaine are special to us. Those who return year after year make up about 25% of our bookings. We look forward to seeing you soon. Warm greetings, Kathie

Reviewed 5 April 2015

We stayed for one night only in the family room. Thoroughly enjoyed the location and the facilities in the room. There was a lovely verandah and easy access to the swimming pool and breakfast area. The manager and staff were friendly and helpful. The family...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 18 April 2015

Hi there Thank you so much for your review. The family room is tucked away in the corner of the garden in the swimming pool area with a private patio which is very suitable for families with children. I have taken note of your suggestion...More

Reviewed 22 March 2015

Lovely traditional guest house within walking distance of the Main Street and all the restaurants in this very pretty town. We were made to feel very welcome and our room on the 1st floor of this old villa (room5) was large and bright, with an...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 3 April 2015

Thanks for your review. We are very fortunate to have 2 traditional buildings at La Fontaine where space has not been compromised. The 5 rooms in the main house are spacious and light and all individually decorated. The weather has been pleasant enough to serve...More

Reviewed 19 March 2015

We stayed only one night. Found the location to be excellent, a block off the main street. The owner helped us make a dinner reservation and was otherwise very accommodating. We were there for what was alleged to be the hottest day in a decade,...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 3 April 2015

Many thanks for your review. March in Franschhoek can be hot but we have had a relatively cooler month but it has been necessary to use the air cons which we have in each room. During the high season it is essential to make pre-bookings...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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US$96 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$96 - US$285 (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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"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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