Description of accommodation:
This newly refurbished 4 star boutique hotel in the heart of Franschhoek has been beautifully appointed with rich colours and luxurious finishes. Just an hour’s drive from Cape Town, situated in the peaceful Franschhoek Valley, La Fontaine is as close as you can get to the town’s award-winning restaurants.
Fitted with all of the modern luxuries and amenities you desire as well as an intimate wine bar, you will relax as never before when exploring the Cape Winelands. Our fleet of luxury tour vehicles is also at your service to ensure you see the very best of the Cape Winelands.
Just a block away from the main village centre of Franschhoek with world-renowned restaurants, charming gift shops, cafes and magnificent historical buildings and museums to explore. If rest is what you need, stay in and enjoy the tranquil gardens and swimming pools that stretch over two properties. The outdoor breakfast patio and front veranda under their vine and wisteria pergolas boast views of the surrounding mountains and tranquil settings. Inside the main house you can relish in the opulent wine lounge next to the grand fireplace or settle into your favourite wine, whisky or gin at the fully stocked bar and watch the game.
There are 17 large suites to choose from, all lavishly decorated with individual themes and character. Wake to a full breakfast served with locally roasted coffee. We take personal care in your stay with La Fontaine being a family owned and run business – rest assured that every detail will be taken care of. La Fontaine’s experienced team of staff takes pride in every aspect of La Fontaine and the superior service they provide. Justin, the manager and partner along with Kim, the manageress, have more than twenty five years’ experience in the African hospitality industry between them and will looked after every detail. La Fontaine is steeped in rich history, recognised as a heritage building right in the heart of Franschhoek. It recently underwent a complete refurbishment in the winter of 2018 and is fast becoming one of Franschhoek’s favourite accommodation destinations. We look forward to hosting you soon.
Description of Surroundings:
Franschhoek valley lies deep in the Cape winelands amidst luscious vineyards and gracious Cape Dutch farmsteads. This picturesque village emits proud, ever present memories of the rich French Huguenot culture. The majestic mountains embrace this charming village and it must be said that this Franschhoek Valley must be one of the most beautiful valleys in the world, a place towards which an emancipated Nelson Mandela turned, as he began his long walk to freedom.
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