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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Quietly situated, a haven with wonderful artwork. Hazel was brilliant in sorting out the perfect wine-tour experience to meet our specific requirements. Arthur and Catherine were also very attentive and took every trouble to make our stay relaxing. Anna the labrador really helped to create a warm, homely atmosphere.

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Herrliberg Switzerland
Reviewed 15 December 2012

Located very close to the main street of Franschhoek, this is the place to be. It starts with a warm and very friendly welcome in a beautiful typical local house with a nice garden where breakfast is served if weather permits it. We had a big room upstairs, very clean and nicely decorated, lots of space. We would definitely chose...

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International
Reviewed 13 December 2012

This was my second stay at Akademie Street, and I was thrilled with the choice of Gelatenheid as a private romantic getaway. We enjoyed our own pool and garden, making lunch one afternoon and eating outside before plunging into the pool to cool off and lie in the sun on the chairs provided. Blissful. The bed was the most comfortable...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2012

My fiancé and I stayed in Twyfeling A (the pool room) at the end of November for two nights. I can only reiterate what others have said about this fabulous guest house, the rooms are stunning with no attention to detail spared and the chilled bottle of fizz was a lovely touch. Amazing breakfasts were accompanied by great service and...

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Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Akademie Street Boutique Hotel whilst on a recent tour of the Winelands. The attention to detail throuought, the beautiful surrounds of the property , the fact that all at the hotel really do care that you enjoy your stay enables me to recommend with out hesitation. Indeed I have already advised friends to...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2012

What a place this is. Sitting on a quiet, discrete little side street this little gem is an absolute must if you're in the area. The room was, frankly unbelieveable and the detail and effort that had gone into making a fantastic space was clearly evident (including special chocolate, with a description of how to go about tasting it to...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2012

This review is a little late in coming as the feeling we left Akademie Street with deserved an immediate review. From the the moment we arrived until we left everyone made it their business to ensure our stay in Franschhoek was fantastic. Thank you in paritcular to Hazel and Katherine who really did go out of their way to do...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2012

We stayed at Akademie for two nights in one of the smaller cottages with its own balcony , plunge pool and garden and it was truly exquisite. The garden was completely secluded and full of jasmine which smelled heavenly in the evenings. The owners , their daughter and Hazel were all amazing and we felt very well taken care of....

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 1 December 2012

As repeat guests (and we are made to feel so much more than that at Akademie Street) it always feels like coming home. My wife and I have stayed here many times over the years and always find something new and interesting on each visit. However, the main "attraction" is the welcome and hospitality. We were welcomed back by everyone...

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london
Reviewed 23 November 2012

The hotel is in a nice quite street a short walk from the main shopping area. we stayed in Oortuiging cottage..inside are photos of the house from when it was one of just three houses that made up Franschoek in 1900(and surrounded by sandbags during its use as a recruiting centre for British troops in Boer war!).Beautifully decorated rooms,spacious lounge...

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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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: $376 - $611 (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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