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Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Our first visit here was in 2012. It hasn't changed, the atmosphere is lovely, with tastefully furnished rooms and en-suite shower room. Very good choice for breakfast with the ubiquitous HP to accompany the eggs and bacon. Our hostess was Renee who helped us with our visit to Montagu. Back a third time? Yes please.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

We stayed in John Montagu for 1 night. The rooms are very romantic and cute, but the whole house is in the same style and we definitely liked it. You can find some unique things everywhere and also the garden is lovely. You have an outdoor pool there and nice places to chill in the shade.

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1 Thank Roell-WeAreTraveller
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Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

It was cozy, i missed dark courtains, and a bit of peace in the morning. Some dogs were barking around 6am. Also no tv in the room but wifi was ok. Breakfast also good, some coffee, yogurt, cereals... Average. The toilet wc should be fixed, it is quite noisy, but overall it was not bad.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

This was the next stop on a solo bicycle tour for me. Once again I was warmly received and permitted to keep my bicycle in my room. It is in a quiet area and within relatively easy walking distance for where I needed to get to. The guest house owner proved to be very knowledgeable about Montagu as well as... More 

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Montagu, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

Ideally situated close to everything town, yet off the busy streets, it's peaceful and quiet. A wonderful swimming pool and Lapa make not going out great too. Free wi-fi is also a nice to have. Mauveen is very helpful, friendly and ready with any advice one needs. And makes the best breakfasts EVER!

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Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Nice and elegant guesthouse. A bit outdated to have five stars. Rooms are ok and beds are good. Breakfast the usual: bacon and eggs, toast, fruit and some delicious pastry. Friendly reception by lady of the house who helped us pick a good restaurant.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

We always choose to stay at this establishment. Once again we were warmly greeted by our hostess, who arranged dinner reservations for us within walking distance of the guesthouse. The house is clean, neat, no frills, no fuss.... just good heart warming hospitality. Breakfast was hearty and wholesome. Extra heaters and blankets were provided. Thank you.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 30 November 2012

We reached this beautiful house in the evening. Cathy gave us the price quoted at the tourist information for the beautiful rooms. There was sherry in the lounge for the guest. There was also wi-fi available. Breakfast was excellent the following morning. Cathy made it a point to call the police for fear of road closure from Montagu to Cape... More 

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

On our way from Cape Town to Oudtshoorn we stayed 1 night at the John Motagu guesthouse. We had a clean and lovely room (see photograph). The manager (Cathy) offers a lot of information to the guests and on her advise we went to the hot springs of Montagu. Later that evening Cathy had made reservations at Jessica's where we... More 

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Durban
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

During our trip from Durban to Capetown, our stay in John Montagu guest house was very good. The establishment is undoubtedly one of the best price vs. performance places we have stayed. Besides the pleasant overall physical atmosphere the hospitality also helped a lot to make our stay a better one. And the breakfast was also very good. Now we... More 

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come and stay a while in this magnificent guest house where you are offered bed and breakfast accommodation of a superior quality. Experience tranquil Victorian living with all modern facilities, only two hours drive from Cape Town or Oudtshoorn. Surrounded by the majestic Langeberg Mountains and in the fruit bowl of the Breede River Valley, Western Cape. An ideal retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Within easy walking distance of restaurants and the historic village centre of Montagu. Facilities: Breakfast is served in the sunny dining room overlooking the pool. Guests enjoy a breakfast of fresh fruit, homemade breads, scones and muffins, or a full English breakfast. Relax in the comfortable lounge where the guest may make use of the many books on display. On sunny days and warm evenings guests may splash in the beautiful beach pool or enjoy a drink at the pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about John Montagu Guest House

Address: 30 Joubert Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Montagu
Price Range: RM200 - RM200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — John Montagu Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the room at the back, near the garden. So we could walk into the garden from our room. That was nice!”
 of 5 bubbles Roell-WeAreTraveller, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the room that goes out onto the garden or the one that has a jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles jinxl, 27 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Choose the room that opens onto the pool. My daughter chose the room with the jacuzzi.”
 of 5 bubbles JossGeorge, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We chose the room which had adjacent access to the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles monicadorn, 28 Oct 2011 | Read review
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