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La Fontaine Guest House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Myself and husband have just returned from our third holiday to South Africa. For our first week we stayed in Hermanus at the most perfectly situated La Fontaine Guest House, having spotted it whilst on holiday last year. The guest house is a beautiful period property which is really stylish and comfortable. It really is in an exceptional position with... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The guest house is in a prime location looking out over the bay and yet within a very short walk of the centre. The owner and staff are helpful and knowledgeable and have high standards in regard to the quality they offer which is outstanding. Our room had a large sea-facing balcony,well appointed bathroom and even a dressing room. Wifi... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely b&b on marine drive in Hermanus - a really short stroll from some great shops and restaurants. The rooms and house are comfortable and very welcoming, Gail gives great restaurant and shopping advice and is there to answer any questions you have - really helpful! Great breakfast too with a wonderful view over the ocean

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St. Julien
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Sincerely regret that we only spent one night at this lovely guest house facing the beautiful HERMANUS bay. Typical colonial style guest house and extremely clean and welcoming. Gail, the guest house manager was very kind and professional; Gail immediately gave us several recommendations of sites to visit in and around Hermanus, but also further along our travel route -... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

La Fontaine was everything we had hoped for, and more besides. We enjoyed most comfortabe accommodation, wonderful breakfasts on the terrace and excellent secure parking. All this in an ideal location. Gail and her cheerful staff were welcoming and helpful, as were her two delightful dogs. No wonder this establishment is so popular. We look forward to our next chance... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

The guesthouse is very well situated near the coastline with a beautifull view of the bay. A few minutes by car from the restaurants. The room was not very spacious but had a balcony where one can sit in the sun and relax. Room was well provided with thea, coffee and a wide assortiment of drinks. The service and the... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Lovely guesthouse which is on the ocean front. Beautiful period property with a really homely feel The breakfasts were on the verandah and were a great way to start the day. It was an easy stroll to Hermanus shops restaurants and coastal path

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Last january we went to Hermanus and stayed at La Fontaine, it was amazing! We had a beautiful room with a terrace and a wonderfull sea view. The location of La Fontaine is excellent, you can just walk into the small village with nice restaurants and shops. The house is very cosy furnished with a fireplace and a nice terrace... More 

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

When we first got to the hotel we thought the owner was a tiny bit brusk but she warmed to us ! Fantastic room overlooking the sea where you can apparently see whales from your room but unfortunately the weather was unusually bad - cold and rough - and we were beside ourselves to find that our boat to see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

View from breakfast veranda is gorgeous! Dolphins swimming! Service is a little bit formal, not genuine. Breakfast is ordered in advance, and is good for the environment maybe, but probably among the weakest I have experienced (50 hotel nights per year)... Rooms are nice and clean. Great location, close to everything in Hermanus.

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about La Fontaine Guest House

Address: 33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: $82 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fontaine Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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