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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Literally the nicest place we've ever stayed. Everything about our stay was perfect - the attention to detail is second-to-none, the welcome the friendliest we've experienced and the rooms and décor as beautiful as any we've seen. Above and beyond in all respects. If it...More

Thank Matt C
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 6 days ago

Hi Matt C, thank you so much for your very kind review and we are delighted that you had a great time with us! Thank you also for choosing Akademie Street to celebrate your honeymoon - a truly great honour for us! Best of luck...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a regular traveller occasionally you come across a real gem.....something so special you don’t really want to tell anyone!!! This is it........not just in Franschhoek,not just in South Africa,but in the World! The place is a joy......superb service,beautiful rooms,wonderful food and drinks.Nothing is left...More

Thank michael a
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi michael a, thank you for your very kind review - we really appreciate it and also hope to see you back on Akademie Street in the very near future! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew this boutique hotel would be good after doing a lot of research and the whole experience, from start to finish was just pure delight. The charming Declan with his great supportive team of staff made my husband and I feel genuinely wanted and...More

Thank NobbyWorcestershire
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi NobbyWorcestershire, thank you so much for such a kind & generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and everything we have to offer. Hopefully, we will see you both back again some day! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night at Akademie, and it was soooooo lovely! I wish we had stayed longer. The guest house is so tastefully decorated, it is pure eye candy. Our room was so spacious and comfortable. The bed and bathroom were amazing. I loved that...More

Thank Alexandra L
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alexandra L, thank you so much for your kind words & generous review. We are delighted that you loved Akademie Street and really hope to see you back some day - hopefully staying for longer! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at Akademie Street, Declan and staff were amazing. We loved everything about it, its slightly quirky contents to the amazing breakfasts, lovely fruit and homemade muesli along with cooked bacon and eggs etc. Within easy walking distance (and very safe)...More

1  Thank Jane W
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jane W, thank you so much for such kind words! We are thrilled that you loved your time with us & hopefully we'll see you back again on Akademie Street some day. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$350 - US$616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$350 - US$616 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (40)
Pool & Beach (35)
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redstone1365
13 February 2018|
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi there & thanks for your inquiry. Firstly, as regards us, at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, we are actually closed for June & July for essential repairs & maintenance. Sorry about that! As I am sure you are aware, the... More
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Michelle C
12 October 2017|
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, It's Declan here from Akademie Street. Thanks for your enquiry. Hopefully, you will get some independent answers to your query, but let me just outline a few of the differences between Gelatenheid A & B. Both... More
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Stephan N
10 July 2017|
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi Stephan N, thanks for your enquiry. As Gordon E stated, our main communal pool is electrically heated and can be set accordingly. I normally set it at 25 degrees, so in summer time it is atleast at this temperature... More
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"every room/suite is excellent"
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"All are excellent and well-appointed."
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"Akademie is a home away from home"
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"Spring for the Vreugde cottage and you won't be disappointed."
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