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Experience tranquil Victorian living at the beautifully restored John Montagu Guest House, only 2 hours drive from either Cape Town or Oudtshoorn - an ideal retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life and in the fruit and wine bowl of the Cape.

Centrally situated in a quiet street in the picturesque town of Montagu, it comprises five luxury en suite bedrooms each uniquely decorated.

Montagu is surrounded by the magnificent panorama of the Langeberg and is world famous for its healing hot mineral springs, historic buildings, exquisite mountain scenery, tractor rides to the summit of the Langeberg mountains, hiking trails and muscadel wines.

John Montagu Guest House is within easy walking distance to restaurants and our historic house offers you off-street parking and a swimming pool.

Accommodation at John Montagu Guest House:
We offer five beautifully furnished en-suite bedrooms each uniquely decorated. There is a choice of double or twin beds.

Smoking outside only.

Facilities and Services:
Breakfast is served in the sunny dining room overlooking the pool. Enjoy a breakfast of fresh fruits, muesli and yoghurt or a full English breakfast.

Relax in the comfortable sitting room reading or watching DSTV. Alternatively, splash in the pool on sunny days and warm evenings or have a drink under the lapa.


Activities in and around Montagu:
- Montagu has become renowned for its wonderful year round climate and Hot Mineral Springs.
- Vineyards abound and red and white muscadel is considered to be the area's specialty.
- Enjoy visiting our two museums, one specializes in herbs, the other in the history of the town.
- Stroll in Joubert Park, which is the entrance to the Nature Reserve and starting point for most of the walks and trails.
- The town boasts over thirty National Monument houses, two of which are utilized by the Museum society.
- Many of the gardens in the centre of town still have small apricot orchards, which give a wonderful display in spring.
- The Nature Garden is a must for lovers of indigenous plants especially in spring, you may use the hide to observe the bird life.
- There are three art galleries and a Saturday morning market held in the town.
- Informative guide maps for the trails, historic houses and Kanonkop Hill are available from the Tourist Bureau.

Rooms and Units Available:

Double Rooms
All luxury en suite double rooms.
Amount of similar units: 4
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Dining room
Cots available
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Tourism Information Desk
Communal Television
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

- Less than 7 days, forfeit 100% of the deposit
- From 8 to 14 days, forfeit 75% of the deposit
- From 15 to 21 days, forfeit 50% of the deposit
- From 22 to 28 days, forfeit 25% of the deposit

Latest Reviews

Nice old Victorian guest house.
Nice and cosy.
Warm welcome from host.
Even upgraded our booking. Thanks
Nice breakfast.

Caleb Jacobs Jun 2014
Fantastic place for relaxing and to get away from hustle and rut of the city.
Tranquil surroundings and beautiful rock pool for relaxing . Best of all was meeting and chatting to other guests .Mauveen is a very warm person and made us feel welcome and offered coffee even if we only booked room only. Perfect host. Will definitely use them again.
Only 3min away from hot springs. Already recommended them to friends.
Thank you for a nice weekend.
Doereya Beydon

Doereya Beydon Feb 2014
We enjoyed it so much, we will come back! We were welcomed by a wonderful host, Kathi! She is amazing, she gave life to this place, is pleasant and make you feel at home from the moment you walk in. Thank you so much!
Cornelia van Velden Nov 2010
Pleasant, comfortable room. Excellent breakfast. Friendly owner and staff.
Derek Gowlett May 2008


When you enter Montagu from Cape Town, turn 4th left into Kohler, or from Barrydale, turn 4th right into Kohler, then 3rd right into Joubert - we are number 30.

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