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La Fontaine Guest House

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We specialy ask for a double bed and breakfast. When we arrived there were 2 single beds in the room and the owner did not change it to a double bed. Then she told us breakfast is only at 8pm we explained that we are on a bussiness trip and need to have breakfast at 7pm. She said she cant... More 

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lafont, Manager at La Fontaine Guest House, responded to this review

I have to apologise for the bed error. However, I must point out that the guest was given a picnic basket with muffins, fruit and juice in lieu of the breakfast. I was later told that the guest was offered a cooked breakfast by a staff member which they declined. More 

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

Ideal location overlooking sea, very friendly welcome, walking distance of town centre, very nice room and good breakfast overlooking to sea. Gail organised Whale watching trip for us and helped us out with her local knowledge. Would recommend to anyone.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful guesthouse right on the ocean and in the heart of Hermanus. Very short (about 5 minutes) walk along the seaside to all the restaurants and shops in town. Fantastic staff and spacious clean rooms. My only complaint is that breakfast was only served from 8 to 9 am which seemed a little strict to me, however the food was... More 

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Cape town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended for couples and families Hermanus is a great place and the whales are superb Lovely breakfast, good accommodation and great views, breakfast looking out to sea was very special and delicious

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Wiltshire
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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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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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  • 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: $88 - $168 (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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