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Nyeri, Kenya
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Fontaine is a beautiful period house facing the sea and very close to the town centre, yet quiet at night, so an excellent location. There is a small garden area to the front with a small pool and seating. Secure off street parking is available. We stayed for three nights (two adults and one child). We were given two...

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here in a short trip to SA. The room was lovely, overlooking Walker Bay. Really convenient for Town and the coastal path. Very friendly welcome. Gail was really helpful, booking some super restaurants and making other suggestions. Great breakfast Thoroughly recommended

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Thank Robinalastair
Kent, UK
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Loved our stay at this beautiful guest house. Gail was very helpful and friendly nothing was too much trouble. She can gladly help arrange whale watching trips. Breakfast was delcious. We discover a lovely little bistro few minutes walk which was ideal for snacks and drinks. 10minute walk to the main centre. Enjoy a walk along costal path. Easy parking...

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Thank Munchkin1023
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Spent only 1 night here but would happily have stayed longer as guest house was really comfortable and excellently located. Garden room was roomy and it was a oleasure to sit out in courtyard. Pool although small was clean and felt like an infinity pool as it faced the sea.

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Thank D8383YYstevej
hants UK
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This lovely guesthouse is in a prime position. Granted, only 2 rooms have sea views with balconies to the front and generally must be booked way in advance. Ours was the smaller room and we wished we had paid a little extra for the other, more spacious one but it was still very nice. There is also a front garden...

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1Thank vicky42
BIdgend
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wonderful base for one night for whale watching. we pre booked a charter with Southern Right Charters which was great. Saw 7 whales including calves and on the way back we were surrounded by hundreds of common dolphins. First sighting for 3 months! Great fun as they raced the boat so close we could almost touch them. Loads of seals...

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1Thank martyno440
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

guesthouse itself was a good standard but our room cost 30% more for the sea view which was good but the room itself was small cramped andwith a very low ceiling in places. It was only about half the size of the cheaper rooms without a sea view and very overpriced be cause of this.

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Thank johnbI8939JO
Valkenswaard
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Stayed here for three nights and we loved it ! We had room number one with a large balcony and were lucky enough to have a whale right in front the room in the bay every day we stayed at la Fontaine. So we didn't leave the room that much ;-)) Very very big room with a walk-in closet ,...

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2Thank Hans9856
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The standard of accommodation at La Fontaine is excellent and can't be faulted.The view from our room with an outside deck was superb.The complimentary toiletries went beyond the usual offerings and were much appreciated .My only criticism is that the whales did not oblige by appearing outside in the bay!

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1Thank 595kelvinj
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is the second time we have stayed in the honeymoon suite at La Fontaine and we weren't disappointed. The guest house is charming, Gail and her staff extremely friendly and helpful and the room itself is outstanding. Very large with a lounge area, separate dressing room, huge full bathroom and gorgeous balcony with amazing views. Plus the most comfortable...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about La Fontaine Guest House

Address: 33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Overberg District > Hermanus
Price Range: RM452 - RM691 (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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“The large front room is worth the money!”
 of 5 bubbles vicky42, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room number one”
 of 5 bubbles Hans9856, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 599annie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 at the front is a huge suite but there is another room next door although smaller which still offers fantastic ocean views.”
 of 5 bubbles BURTONWiltshire, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the sea view room, it is amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles Marloes2810, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
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