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La Fontaine Guest House

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Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 January 2015

Traveling with my husband and three adult children. The rooms were very comfortable and had everything needed. The staff was welcoming and the breakfast was delightful. It is located just a few blocks from center town allowing for easy access to all of Franschhoek. Very...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 7 January 2015

The first impression is always the lasting impression!! A warm African welcome with a smile is what you should expect from the staff at La Fontaine. We provide a relaxed home from home atmosphere but keeping in mind the professional aspect of your stay. We...More

Reviewed 1 January 2015

We stayed here 2 nights. The staff were very welcoming and helpful in advising about the surrounding areas and hiking routes - thanks Richard! The room no.1 where we stayed was clean but decor wise perhaps bit tired. The building itself is old colonial style...More

Thank Mari S
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 January 2015

Thank you for your review. The reason why the decor (curtains) might have looked tired was as a result of a previous guest having spilt red wine all over the curtains and they bleached in our effort to get the stains removed. We have since...More

Reviewed 31 December 2014

We spent 2 wonderful nights here on our 21 day tour with African Sky Tours. One of our favorite towns and surrounding areas to visit. Our daughter had her own charming suite in the garden and our spacious room was upstairs. Nothing was left to...More

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Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 2 January 2015

Thank you for your review. Franschhoek is certainly a town you can return to many times. It is the 3rd most visited town in SA. It is centrally situated in the winelands and only 1hrs drive to Cape Town. We hope that your daughter will...More

Reviewed 26 December 2014

We were a large family group of 8 adults and 5 children, spending Christmas in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley. The rooms were of a wonderful proportion - airy and spacious - and were spotlessly clean. Beds were very comfortable. Breakfasts were served on the verandah...More

1  Thank Philip R
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 2 January 2015

Thank you so much for your review. You had an amazing family gathering with members coming from all corners of the globe. It was a pleasure to host you at La Fontaine and thank you for inviting us to share your gourmet picnic with your...More

Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

We had a suite by the pool. Lovely double room and lounge where they had set up three beds for our kids. Delicious breakfast. Really friendly staff. Cathie arranged for one of her staff to babysit for us for two of the nights we were...More

2  Thank Jenny W
Response from MurrayFranschhoek, Owner at La Fontaine Guest HouseResponded 1 January 2015

It was an absolute pleasure having you to stay - great parents, great kids. I am so pleased you were able to make use of our baby-sitting service so that you could enjoy each others company without any interruptions! Happy New Year and I hope...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Air Conditioning
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Pool
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US$116 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$116 - US$248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Glenys S
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Response from avondroodguesthouse | Property representative |
Hi Glenys, For good casual dining, The French Connection is great! For fine dining, try Foliage, Le Bon Vivant or Reuben's restaurant. All within walking distance. Kind regards, ' Justin
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"Room 2 at the back - nice and quiet."
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"Rooms felt more like separate villas vs. hotel rooms. We stayed in a larger cottage with separate sitting..."
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"Upstairs front looks out over road, not busy"
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"all rooms seem to have good amenities"
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