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John Montagu Guest House

3.0 of 5 30 Joubert Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montagu, South Africa
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideally situated close to everything town, yet off the busy streets, it's peaceful and quiet. A wonderful swimming pool and Lapa make not going out great too. Free wi-fi is also a nice to have. Mauveen is very helpful, friendly and ready with any advice one needs. And makes the best breakfasts EVER!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nice and elegant guesthouse. A bit outdated to have five stars. Rooms are ok and beds are good. Breakfast the usual: bacon and eggs, toast, fruit and some delicious pastry. Friendly reception by lady of the house who helped us pick a good restaurant.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We always choose to stay at this establishment. Once again we were warmly greeted by our hostess, who arranged dinner reservations for us within walking distance of the guesthouse. The house is clean, neat, no frills, no fuss.... just good heart warming hospitality. Breakfast was hearty and wholesome. Extra heaters and blankets were provided. Thank you.

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We reached this beautiful house in the evening. Cathy gave us the price quoted at the tourist information for the beautiful rooms. There was sherry in the lounge for the guest. There was also wi-fi available. Breakfast was excellent the following morning. Cathy made it a point to call the police for fear of road closure from Montagu to Cape... More

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

On our way from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn we stayed 1 night at the John Motagu guesthouse. We had a clean and lovely room (see photograph). The manager (Cathy) offers a lot of information to the guests and on her advise we went to the hot springs of Montagu. Later that evening Cathy had made reservations at Jessica's where we... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

During our trip from Durban to Capetown, our stay in John Montagu guest house was very good. The establishment is undoubtedly one of the best price vs. performance places we have stayed. Besides the pleasant overall physical atmosphere the hospitality also helped a lot to make our stay a better one. And the breakfast was also very good. Now we... More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Place seemed to be in need of a complete overhaul! Victorian Atmosphere and does´t seemed to have changed much. The bathroom light switch was on on the other side of the room to the bathroom. Took I will to comprehend as to how I could turn the light on. None of the doors seems to close properly. No phone available... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

After our somewhat disappointing stay for the previous couple of nights in Outdshoorn, our expectations were set pretty low. Arriving at John Montagu was like a breath of fresh air. We had a one night stay in the John Montagu, and I only wish it could have been longer. The house is quaint but beautiful and very clean. The manager,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

We booked a standard room and Cathy upgraded us to a larger room because it was empty so I certainly have nothing to complain about! I don't know what our original room looked like but the one we stayed in was beautiful. The house is wonderful, very charming, great breakfast, very friendly host. What else is there to say? Great... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2011

The Guesthouse was welcoming and cool after our hot road journey. We loved the decor. Staff were friendly and helpful. We needed to leave a little later the following day and we were able to keep the room with no additional charge. It is conveniently located near all the local eateries and shops. We were travelling the Route 62, so... More

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Address: 30 Joubert Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — John Montagu Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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