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La Montagne

100 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito 4420, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Contrary to a few reviews below this one, my partner and I really enjoyed our stay at La Montagne. Although it is not the most "romantic" hotel on the south coast, we had everything we needed to enjoy our little couples getaway. Firstly, our room was very clean. The bedding was clean, new-looking and spotless. The rest of the room... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The resort is old, the lifts has an awful smell. The rooms is in serious need of a revamp. The bathroom are a disaster. The staff was helpful and friendly. Although I paid for 4 nights I did not stay for 30 minutes. If u looking for comfort and luxury, definately not a place to go to. The resort had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location but the rooms are terrible, towels old, noise levels terrible, the patio doors cant lock, oil smell at night unbearable in room. Very pricey for what you get, left after the second night and booked into Zimbali Resort Hotel at the same nightly rate and much cleaner and better rooms and service. Reception staff of a very low... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Lovely looking hotel with great views from all the rooms. Fronts on the beach. Parking under roof available. Staff generally very helpful. Aircon in rooms. Daily tea nice touch.Limited number of activities. Games room far from pool and other activities. Had to call 4 times in 7 days about problems with electric barbeque. Food choices did not tempt me. Studio... More 

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DwightWestraad1234, Manager at La Montagne, responded to this review

Good Morning Go-go Granny Thank you for the positive feedback regarding your stay at La Montagne Resort & Spa. Your interests and concerns are extremely valuable to us.Im glad to hear that you enjoyed our morning tea, its great plat form for us to interact with our guests.Unfortunatly with the beach gate access being closed due to the municipal storm... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Resort is nice and clean, linen is good and beds comfortable, it is how ever starting to show its age, I believe they are starting an extensive upgrade program this year. Pools and surrounds are good. Staff was very friendly and helpful apart from on 1st day of stay, where we had a poor food experience. Although restaurants around the... More 

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First_Resorts, General Manager at La Montagne, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback regarding your stay at La Montagne Resort and Spa, your interest and concerns are extremely valuable to us, once we have started our refurbishment I’ll be posting regular updates on our Facebook page so that we can keep all our guests updated on a regular basis. Regarding our restaurants we’ve got exciting news as... More 

South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This was the second time we stayed at La Montagne for a week, out of season (Nov'14) and again, we enjoyed our stay. La Montagne is as good as it gets re the location of the hotel (or rather resort) as it is situated right on the main beach of Ballito, all rooms having a superb view of the ocean.this... More 

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First_Resorts, General Manager at La Montagne, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback regarding your stay at La Montagne Resort & Spa. Your interests and concerns are extremely valuable to us.Im glad to hear that you enjoyed our morning tea, its a great platform for us to interact with our guests.Unfortunatly with the beach gate access being closed due to the municipal storm water pipe collapsing we... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This alleged resort is "outdated" on every level, to say the least. Extremely disappointed and would never chose this resort again. The rooms are shabby, the furniture is disgusting and management don't do what they say.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This resort's website is very misleading - the rooms and resort are about 20 years behind what is shown on the website. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit for 5 days and we were very disappointed. The unit itself was very small, the main bedroom was pretty much "the lounge" and the overall unit was in need of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A great location & excellent value for money. King Shaka Airport nearby, excellent sea-views, easy access to beach, helpful staff, child friendly, well priced & delicious meals...overall rating 10/10.

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Saint Lucia, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've stayed several times at La Montagne, and still I'm amazed with the view of the units. Absolutelly oriceless! no matter what kind of weather. Besides anything else is the friendly staff and a very comfortable clean unit.

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