La Fontaine - Hermanus, Overberg

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Hermanus Accommodation
Hermanus, Overberg

La Fontaine

Hermanus, Overberg - Accommodation

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La Fontaine in Hermanus

La Fontaine is a deluxe guest retreat, perfect for a rejuvenating break, golf vacation, romantic getaway, or whale-viewing holiday in Southern Africa. The guest house is steeped in history, situated in one of the oldest buildings in the whale haven of Hermanus. It is located on a property famous for its prime whale watching position, across from the original fresh water fountain around which the village of Hermanus was founded.

At La Fontaine you will find yourself immersed in comfortable luxury and surrounded by the uplifting sights and sounds of waves and whales in season. La Fontaine is not a hotel, it is a home away from home with a warm ambience that offers gracious living and all the comforts conducive to a serene, restorative getaway.

Our five en-suite bedrooms are all individually decorated and vary in size and rates. In addition we offer a spectacular breakfast menu which can be enjoyed on the patio as you take in the panoramic views across the bay.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at La Fontaine,Hermanus, Overberg

Facilities
  • Available Next Weekend
  • Available This Weekend
  • Swimming Pool
Activities Nearby
  • Bicycle Touring
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing / Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Gliding - Traditional
  • Hang Gliding
  • Health & Fitness
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Nearby Towns:

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Vermont, Overberg 15 mins 11.3 km
Fisherhaven, Overberg 18 mins 16.1 km
Stanford, Overberg 20 mins 23.9 km
Bot River, Overberg 30 mins 33.3 km
Kleinmond, Overberg 27 mins 33.6 km
Bettys Bay, Overberg 37 mins 45.6 km

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Map of La Fontaine in Hermanus, Overberg

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 19° 14' 14.8" E / 34° 25' 14.6" S

By Car / Driving

Driving to La Fontaine in Hermanus, Overberg

Departing: Cape Town International Airport
Address: Airport, Cape Town International Airport (CPT), Cape Town, 7490, South Africa
Distance: 0.2 km / Duration: 1 hour 16 mins
1.Head south0.3 km
2.Continue straight0.3 km
3.Slight left toward Michigan St78 m
4.Turn left toward Michigan St0.1 km
5.Turn right onto Michigan St0.4 km
6.Turn left onto Borcherds Quarry Rd0.7 km
7.Merge onto Settlers Way/N2 via the ramp to Somerset3.9 km
8.Keep right to continue on N265.4 km
9.Slight left2.8 km
10.Continue onto R4328.4 km
11.At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Church St0.4 km
12.Turn left onto Plein St0.1 km
13.Turn left onto Marine Dr
Destination will be on the left
0.2 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town

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Cape Town International airport used to be called D.F. Malan Airport and was opened in 1954 replacing the old Wingfield Aerodrome Airport.

This airport is the second busiest and second largest airport in South Africa and third busiest in Africa, by 2015 it is expected to have 14 million passengers pass through the airport. It is within easy driving distance (20 km) from the centre of Cape Town.

Reviews for La Fontaine

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Lovely seaview. Whales at play visible from breakfast table

review by Vittorio Di Giannatale

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review by hayley alexander

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I am totally upset the guest house owner. We asked for a double room and the lady said it was available but she had not the sea view...that I would love!she suggested other 2 hotels for us and we told her that we would like to have a see but to keep her room busy and that we would be back in 10 minutes!we came back to her guest house... We rang the bell for hundred times but she never opened!we called her for 3hours but she never answered!!!!!!.... How a woman can be so.owful??? We have 2 children and we where around without a place for sleeping! Owful Owful lady! Please avoid this guest house

review by Christophe Buratto

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Super Accommodation. 5 minute walk into Hermanus village. Very helpful staff. Will be back again next year all being well.

review by Martin Perry

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Popular for its spectacular view of Walker Bay. Ocean on your doorstep.

review by Edward Wilkinson

"The perfect place to stay. "

Quiet and still very close to the center of Hermanus. We were watching the whales right from our balcony - absolutely fantastic. Great breakfast on the veranda with a view of the sea (and the whales).

review by Birgit Blum, Germany

"Wonderful!"

We stayed for one night in a ocean view bedroom.We had visited Hermanus on a previous visit to the Western Cape, but this trip we wanted to see the whales and we were not disappointed. We had breakfast overlooking the bay and watching two whales swimming.

review by Lynda Swift, United Kingdom

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