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La Fontaine Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
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Ranked #17 of 82 Hermanus B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was just perfect! The property is absolutely lovely and all amenities I could think of were provided. The location is awesome and the kind hospitality made our stay there just perfect. I will definitely come back and can truely recommend this place.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great location! Expansive views over the sea with the chance of seeing whales. We had the suite with the private terrace. It was fantastic, spacious and well equipped. How relaxing to enjoy the views from the terrace. The cliff path runs right outside and makes a great running route... We enjoyed a lovely breakfast on the terrace overlooking... More 

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Mauritius
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 3 nights and this B & B fulfilled all our needs. We had a pleasant room at the rear of the house (patio room), a lovely spacious bathroom, comfy beds and the breakfast on the terrace facing Walker Bay was just awesome. Gail was very helpful with suggestions of places to eat and of places to... More 

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Aalsmeer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being one of the oldest buildings in Hermanus, they defenitely choose the best spot for whale watching in Hermanus. Enjoy a lovely breakfast in the morning on terrace in front of the house and watch the whales frolick in the ocean on your doorstep. Gail the manager is a great host, very knowledgeable about all the activities in the area.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Having never been to Hermanus before (much less South Africa), we were a little hesitant about what we would find when arriving. La Fontaine far exceeded our expectations and we recommend it to anyone staying in Hermanus. The location of this guest house is unbelievable. We stayed in the upstairs suite and had a private terrace overlooking the ocean where... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This hotel was excellent. We had a luxury sea facing room with balcony. The hotel was very clean throughout, and the staff very helpful. The breakfast was very good, taken whilst enjoying a lovely seaview. We were lucky enough to see several whales from the balcony, including at least one whale breaching several times. Many thanks to Gail and the... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Just stayed one night at the lovely Fontaine guest house. Located right on the sea front and close to the cliff path, we could easily walk into town which was close by. The room was good and so was the breakfast. Gail provided some tips on where to see the whales and where to eat which was very helpful.

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Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in Hermamus. Everything was perfect. Restaurant, Walewatching in the harbour in walking distance (5 min). Breakfast was delicious with view to the sea. Everything nice and clean. Very friendly hosts.

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Ambleside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Enjoying an enviable position overlooking the cliffs in Hermanus, this B and B fulfilled all our needs. Comfy beds, a nice cooked breakfast and a pleasant room at the rear of the house, a bit overlooked by neighbouring houses which were obviously built long after La Fontaine itself. Lovely, colonial style interior with polished wood floors and a view from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The attention to detail, right down to the LF label attached to the new loo roll, made it a very lovely experience. Gail was very helpful with suggestions of places to eat and to see the wonderful whales. Breakfast on the terrace facing Walker Bay was just awesome. Would definitely stay here again and will be recommending it to friends... More 

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Address: 33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fontaine Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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