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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$260*
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night stay which unfortunately wasn't long enough to fully appreciate this lovely property. The photos on trip advisor are fantastic but still do not do this place justice! It is very stylishly decorated to the very finest detail (we live in a house built in 1871 at home and I envied the decor!). All of...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi MIKEG2014, thank you for such a kind and generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you guys back again - perhaps for your 1st Anniversary!! Congratulations and the very best of luck! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and brilliant, is probably the best way to describe this place. Declan the owner's attention to detail caters for everyone's needs and more. Declan really went out of his way to make us feel welcome.

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lieplapper, thank you so much for such kind words - they really mean a lot to us here! Hopefully you will get the chance to come stay with us again - but stay longer this time!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have stayed at Akademie a number of times and we would rate it as one of the best boutique hotels in the world. Declan,Stacey, Meena and the rest of the crew ensured that you get 5 star treatment. Since a change in ownership took place a number of refurbishments have been made and the hotel is very welcoming and...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Paul C, thank you for such kind words and we are delighted that you once again enjoyed your time with us. It really is satisfying when a returning guest, lets us know that they really enjoyed the many new improvements made to Akademie Street. Hopefully we will see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This most charming Guest house is our favourite place in the Franschhoek valley. Wonderful staff who work so hard to make your stay so very special. Lots of changes from our last visit to the building and all very positive.

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hello PeterLynne10, thank you for such a lovely review, especially your beautiful 'heading'. You certainly have made our day!! It was great having you guys back once again and I really enjoyed our many laughs!! I look forward to hopefully seeing you both again very soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Well, our stay at Akademie Street could not have any been better. What a charming place this is! After the change of ownership the house and Garden have been renovated and brought to a even higher standard. Everything in and around the house is kept in pristine condition. All staff is always very friendly and helpful, whatever your wish might...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Rosi-Alexander, Thank you so much for your kind review and we are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. It's also great to know that guests love the improvements we have made to Akademie Street. We really do hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This is an oasis, not to be missed.Everything is taken care of for you. Declan and all his team do all they can to make your stay memorable, however short or long.We shall return.The cottage Verugde was an absolute delight, spacious, well equipped, ideal for two who want privacy and quiet.

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi jack186336, thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and loved the 'all new' Vreugde cottage! Hopefully, we will see you back soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Street Team.

oxfordshire
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you are thinking of visiting Franschoek this is the only place to stay. What a stunning place. We stayed in the cottage which includes your own pool and garden. The rooms were large and have all the facilities you could possibly need including a full kitchen should you decide to eat in. The place was spotless. The breakfasts superb,...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi houlty, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a generous review. We are delighted that you had a great time on Akademie street and we really hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie team.

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 6 February 2017

What a wonderful experience. On arrival Declan, Stacey and the team were welcoming and friendly, willing to assist to all our needs. We stayed in Vreudge - A beautifully decorated, spacious, modern room with a stunning brass bath and private swimming pool. I will definately be returning soon! I will definitely return to Akademie Street.

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hello kellybost85, thank you for such kind words and we are so happy that you enjoyed everything that Akademie Street has to offer! We really do hope that you do get the chance to return! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie team.

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Made up of a beautiful colonial Dutch house in a tranquil garden, this is a real oasis. Our room was large, well appointed, spotlessly clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly, pleasant and unfailingly polite. The breakfasts, served outside whenever possible, were delicious. On top of all this, there are wines, spirits etc. available at no charge and the laundry...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Eileen W, thank you so much for such kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and indeed loved Franschhoek! Hopefully we will see you again soon on Akademie Street. Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Super hotel. Warmly welcomed by Declan and his staff. The hotel is so quiet yet it is just a short walk from the main street. Very large and comfortable room with free mini-bar. Help yourself drinks in the lounge. Super breakfast. Lovely area by the pool which is sheltered; a must on a really hot day! Highly recommended hotel. We...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hello chrisV2461PG, we are so happy that you really enjoyed your time with us and indeed in Franschhoek - you are so right; it really is the 'jewel of the winelands' and we are so lucky with our location, being so close to the village! Hopefully, you will return again some day! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Number of rooms: 7 suites. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House in Franschhoek offers luxury five star accommodation in five unique buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet area of the village in the heart of the Cape wine lands. There are four swimming pools and four gardens. This hotel and guest house is in a quiet area within easy walking distance to the restaurants. - Owner Managed ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

Address: 5 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $381 - $613 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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