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St. Julien
Reviewed 8 March 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 -...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 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...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 March 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...

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Thank 372george
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Lovely guesthouse which is on the ocean front. Beautiful period property with a really homely feel The breakfasts were on the verandah and were a great way to start the day. It was an easy stroll to Hermanus shops restaurants and coastal path

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Thank 569cathb
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Last january we went to Hermanus and stayed at La Fontaine, it was amazing! We had a beautiful room with a terrace and a wonderfull sea view. The location of La Fontaine is excellent, you can just walk into the small village with nice restaurants and shops. The house is very cosy furnished with a fireplace and a nice terrace...

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Thank Marloes2810
Tetbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

When we first got to the hotel we thought the owner was a tiny bit brusk but she warmed to us ! Fantastic room overlooking the sea where you can apparently see whales from your room but unfortunately the weather was unusually bad - cold and rough - and we were beside ourselves to find that our boat to see...

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1Thank RichCotswoldChap
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

View from breakfast veranda is gorgeous! Dolphins swimming! Service is a little bit formal, not genuine. Breakfast is ordered in advance, and is good for the environment maybe, but probably among the weakest I have experienced (50 hotel nights per year)... Rooms are nice and clean. Great location, close to everything in Hermanus.

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1Thank Jan H
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We only had 1 night in Hermanus and stayed at La Fontaine. Gail the owner could not have been more helpful. She phoned several restaurants to try to make us a reservation and also booked us on a great whale watching trip. The property is very close to the cliff walks and also to the centre of town so it...

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1Thank 194Peter
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015

What a lovely place to stay, out host Gail was very friendly and helpful. We only stayed one night and did not see any Whales but Gail suggested a boat trip and booked it for us on the day we moved on. The rooms are clean and well appointed. It is within walking distance of the cliff walks and the...

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2Thank Brenda G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights as part o our honeymoon and had a great stay. We got given room 1... and wow, what a room! With a big bed, bathroom and balcony overlooking the sea. Walking distance to town, and over our delicous breakfast we got to see dolphins one morning. Lovely stay

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

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: $144 - $233 (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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“Room 1 and that next door are both ocean facing with gorgeous terrace on the upstairs level.”
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“Ocean view with a balcony.”
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“The large front room is worth the money!”
vicky42, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“room number one”
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“ask for a sea view”
599annie, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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