We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    La Fontaine Guest House

    33 Marine Drive | PO Box 1170, Hermanus 7200, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (61)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Overview
    • Excellent72%
    • Very good20%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Golf Course
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Hermanus hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b1a006f4cf8c47f5bb6eb6cc7d44f7df", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":677973,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"b1a006f4cf8c47f5bb6eb6cc7d44f7df","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"La Fontaine Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImIxYTAwNmY0Y2Y4YzQ3ZjViYjZlYjZjYzdkNDRmN2RmIiwiQUlLIjoiY2RjYjFlNGIzYzUwNDJlODliZDllNTYyNmI4ZWExMzMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (179)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 148 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Lovely spot to enjoy the Hermanus sea front. Great breakfast, nice room and friendly service. Walking distance to many restaurants and shops - and good for whale watching with a great view over the bay.

    Thank Peter_guest
    Response from lafont, Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for your positive review!!!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed here for two nights. We were hoping to go on a whale boat but that was not to be - too rough. But we had a great time. The guest house is surprising. Slightly old fashioned but in a very lovely way. Run...More

    Thank SurreyTravel_Bug
    Reviewed 31 October 2017

    A lovely room over looking the ocean , Gail and her team ensured we had an excellent stay. They provided us with good advice on where to eat and suggested places to go , along with excellent food to start the day

    Thank John D
    Response from lafont, Manager at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 November 2017

    Many thanks for your review. Greatly appreciated. Regrds Gail & team.

    Reviewed 25 October 2017

    Fantastic Breakfast with a great view. Helpful host and friendly staff in a smart house with a homely feel. We saw whales within 100m of the front door and I'm sure some days you would see them from the breakfast table. We stayed just the...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Ian F
    Reviewed 24 October 2017

    The staff were very sweet and helped us find amazing restaurants to eat at. Gail was a very hands on host/owner and made arrangements for us to do whale watching which was a fabulous experience. From our room at the front of the house we...More

    Thank KarieToronto
    Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House
    1,185 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
    57.6 km
     
    The Marine Hermanus
    739 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
    0.7 km
     
    The Whale Coast All Suite Hotel
    708 reviews
    #3 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
    0.7 km
     
    Misty Waves Boutique Hotel Hermanus
    769 reviews
    #5 of 11 hotels in Hermanus
    0.1 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Travelocity, Orbitz, Agoda and TripOnline SA so you can book your La Fontaine Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Western Cape >
    • Overberg District >
    • Hermanus
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (61)
    Pool & Beach (7)
    Room & Suite (6)
    Dining (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (43)
    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Hermanus
    The Marine Hermanus
    739 reviews
    .74 km away
     
    The Whale Coast All Suite Hotel
    708 reviews
    .68 km away
     
    Misty Waves Boutique Hotel Hermanus
    769 reviews
    .11 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Heritage Cottage Restaurant
    91 reviews
    .11 km away
    Fisherman's Cottage
    1,002 reviews
    .44 km away
    Tikka Palace
    156 reviews
    .11 km away
    Just Pure Bistro
    279 reviews
    .14 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Mock Turtle
    7 reviews
    .24 km away
    Lembu Gallery & Studio
    62 reviews
    .42 km away
    Cape Whale Coast
    33 reviews
    .21 km away
    The Whale House Museum
    130 reviews
    .49 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from La Fontaine Guest House staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "ask for a sea view"
    Read review
    "best view on the top floor"
    Read review
    "Room 6 upstairs overlooks bay, veranda"
    Read review
    "Room 1 and that next door are both ocean facing with gorgeous terrace on the upstairs level."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing