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La Pension Guest House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   169 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Ranked #2 of 65 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Cecil H Knysna, South Africa
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Knysna, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The rooms are large and very comfortable with great bedding, whilst the bathrooms are modern as well as having all the amenities one good hope for and a great breakfast. Very friendly hosts. All in all a great experience.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Oudtshoorn is a great location with The Cango Caves,a game park and ostrich ranch all within minutes-but it doesn't look like a tourist destination and the road to La Pension may make you worry momentarily;but relax-once there you are in for a treat! Your hosts are a delight-full of chat and helpful suggestions. Your room-comfy and the guest lounge with... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property is so comfortable, so well-designed, and so homey that we would return in a heartbeat. The hosts/proprietors have a keen eye for quality and are expert guides for everything Oudtshoorn - whether for dining or activities. Each of our rooms was luxuriously appointed with the finest bedding and modern bathroom fixtures.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The moment we arrived at La Pension I knew we should have booked more than one night. It was a slice of paradise. We’d come to see the ostriches of Oudtshoorn but realized that we could just come for this guest house and the charming owners’ company. It was that lovely. I wanted to just take a break from all... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed in the two bedroom cottage. The cottage was nicely decorated with underfloor heating and airconditioning to help for the winter cold. Although we did not really make use of it, the kitchenette seems to have all the essentials to cook a basic, decent meal. The hosts were friendly, helpful and accomodating. Giving advise about restaurants... More

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St Maarten-St Martin
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks to La Pension for a wonderful stay. We rented a classic cottage and enjoyed a BBQ out in the gorgeous garden.The weather is always incredible in Oudtshoorn and the starry nights something to behold. The hosts are lovely people and go out of their way to make you feel special. We lacked for nothing. The unit was immaculate and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at La Pension for one night in June 2014. We used La Pension as a base to visit Cango Ostrich farm and the Cango wildlife ranch. Venita was a wonderful hostess and made us feel very welcome. The cottage was done up stylishly and was very comfortable. There are several orange tress in the garden Venita generously suggested... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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38 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay here! We left the house early to see meerkats and they had breakfast for us when we returned. This may not seem like much but we did not get back to the house until about 10 and there are a bunch of B&Bs that want you gone totally by then. It is comfy, clean and... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely place! We stayed in the cottage and it was just super (especially the underfloor heating in the bathroom!). My 9 year old LOVED playing in the huge garden and picking fresh oranges from the trees and enjoyed having the freedom of the grounds! Venita, the owner, was an absolute gem. Attention to detail, pride in everything, nothing... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Most wonderful guest house. We stayed in the cottage with kitchenette which was beautifully warm with under floor heating seeing that Oudtshoorn can get very cold. It was superbly comfortable and lovely beds made for fantastic nights sleep. Thanks and would definitely stay again if I am in the area again.

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Vee169, Owner at La Pension Guest House, responded to this review

Many thanks!! As proud owners of La Pension Vee and I always value the feedback and reviews posted. These reviews also serve as a great motivation to our wonderful staff who constantly work with us to deliver and exceed on the expectations of our guests Here's wishing you all of the best and we look forward to a next visit!!... More

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Address: 169 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
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Hotel Class:4 star — La Pension Guest House 4*
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Located on an acre in a quiet leafy suburb in Oudtshoorn, La Pension provides the perfect setting. Relax in the magnificent park-like gardens or enjoy sundowners at the large sparkling pool with sauna and bar in close proximity. Tastefully decorated spacious en-suite rooms offer both self-catering and B&B accommodation. A choice of indoor and outdoor BBQ facilities.La Pension is centrally situated, within easy walking distance of excellent restaurants and a short drive from Ostrich show farms and the renowned Cango Caves.For bird lovers a great variety of different species - often a cacophony of sound as they play and feed at well located feeders.Described by many guests as a little piece of paradise - rated by the Tourism Grading Council as " Superior Accommodation" and by the AA as Superior in the Guest House/B&B self-catering categoryCome and experience a memorable "home away from home" experience with Errol and Venita ... more   less 
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