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La Pension Guest House
Ranked #2 of 77 Oudtshoorn B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 April 2014

I would recommend La Pension Guest House strongly to anyone who wants to stay in the best. Everything is excellent - form the beautiful gardens to the service the guests are spoiled with. The hosts are very friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

Stayed 1 night on 04 April 2014 in the cottage. Wish we had stayed at least another night.

Very personalised, friendly and extremely helpful service from the owners themselves. Excellent quality of the cottage furniture, beds, bathrooms, shower, etc. Probably the best shower in Oudtshoorn.....!

Super breakfast served personally by the owners with a real home feel - touch of class.

Definitely recommend it.

Room Tip: The converted barn is a great cottage for 4 people
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  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

I was very impress with the welcome we received from Venita and Erol as first impressions are very important. The place was truly 5 star and not 4 star. Very secure and safe also. I will recommend anyone to stay at La Pension as it is worth every cent and everyone with the staff included are very friendly and helpfull.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

We stayed at La Pension 3 nights in our 3 week trip to SA. Everything was excellent. The room was spacious and very comfortable, the breakfast was good and Venita's welcome was very warm and helpful. Oudtshoorn is a lovely town.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank RivkaNir
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

We enjoyed the cottage and accomodation. We were 4 friends in a cottage and we felt very confortable.
Arold & venisia were very nice and we particulary liked their welcomeness.
We sincerly recommand this adress.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

could not fault this fantastic b&b venita was the perfect host the rooms were lovely she made our stay special nice pool lovely gardens 5 star treatment all round clean friendly good value lots of extra touches

Room Tip: all rooms of good standard hard to choose
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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank dorothypatricia
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We were staying in Oudtshoorn for a swimming competition, so we weren't doing the usual type of visit. What is important for a trip like this isn't always the same as a real holiday, but we felt lucky to have found a Guest House so close to the swimming pool and with good ratings on Trip Advisor. Location, cleanliness and a tumble dryer for the wet towels were our priorities.

As soon as we arrived, we knew that we have stumbled across a gem. From the warm and very personal welcome from Errol and Venita, to the stroll through the beautiful gardens, to the first sight of our cottage, we were bowled over. La Pension is beautiful. Beautiful.

Our cottage was perfect. It was spotless, private, comfortable, tastefully decorated and felt like a real home from home. The beds were super comfortable and the air conditioning was such a bonus in the 40 degree heat. We never needed that tumble dryer! The well equipped kitchen provided everything that early morning swimmers need to make breakfast - what a bonus. Unfortunately, we did not experience cooked breakfasts in the Guest House as we were on dawn patrol every day for swimming.

The bathroom is modern and wonderful and South African in size. It was much appreciated, especially the drawers and space to store your toiletries. Like everything else, it was very tastefully decorated and very relaxing.

Overall, we just loved 'La Pension' and Errol and Venita have as much to do with this as the wonderful setting and facilities. They are wonderful hosts, and will go the extra mile to make your stay just perfect. There is no faking here - it is all from the heart. We loved the place so much that we have decided to make a return visit to 'La Pension', but this time for a real holiday.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about La Pension Guest House

Address: 169 Church Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Oudtshoorn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 77 B&Bs / Inns in Oudtshoorn
Price Range: £62 - £86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — La Pension Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located on an acre in a quiet leafy suburb in Oudtshoorn, La Pension provides the perfect setting. Relax in the magnificent park-like gardens or enjoy sundowners at the large sparkling pool with sauna and bar in close proximity. Tastefully decorated spacious en-suite rooms offer both self-catering and B&B accommodation. A choice of indoor and outdoor BBQ facilities.La Pension is centrally situated, within easy walking distance of excellent restaurants and a short drive from Ostrich show farms and the renowned Cango Caves.For bird lovers a great variety of different species - often a cacophony of sound as they play and feed at well located feeders.Described by many guests as a little piece of paradise - rated by the Tourism Grading Council as " Superior Accommodation" and by the AA as Superior in the Guest House/B&B self-catering categoryCome and experience a memorable "home away from home" experience with Errol and Venita ... more   less 
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