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One of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. With a view of the mountains lying beside your practically private swimming pool, it offers a unique, luxurious experience. The room has complimentary mini bar services with free wifi and ensuite bathrooms. The room provides...More
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 17 April 2017
Hi Haroldo1902, thank you much for taking the time to write such a kind and generous review. We are so happy that you loved your time with us & look forward to seeing you back again on Akademie Street. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie...More
Staying here was a great experience and a real treat for us as we had our own self-contained cottage with kitchen, pool, walled garden and wood fired hot tub/plunge pool. The facilities were so good and the complementary refreshments were so plentiful that we had...More
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 14 April 2017
Hi MKTR, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay on Akademie St. We are delighted that you really enjoyed Franschhoek, as well as staying at Akademie! Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie...More
You just have to go and stay! We now understand the term 'Boutique Hotel' and what it should feel and look like. The accommodation - purposely designed to meet every aspect of your stay. Our room had lots of space and was [furnished] in keeping...More
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Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 11 April 2017
Hi Ken & Maureen, Thank you so much for your very kind and generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us - we really enjoyed having you here and hope to see back again some day. Kind Regards, Declan & the...More
Akademie is a truly outstanding, charmingly beautiful ,quaint guest house. It's effortlessly perfect; every single aspect and final-touch has been considered and completed to an impeccable standard. Each member of staff we encountered were super helpful and couldn't be more friendly. Stacey and Declan were...More
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 7 April 2017
Hi folks, thank you so much for taking time to write such a warm & generous review. Trust me, we appreciate it a lot and are delighted to know that you loved your time with us! We enjoyed having you here and hope to see...More
Everything was great! Because it is not a big hotel, we got the feeling we were very special. The room was excellent and we had a private pool and a hot tub. Breakfast is outstanding! The laundry is back on the same day. Friends of...More
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Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 6 April 2017
Hi Jos en Nico v, thanks a mjllion for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Thanks also for the recommendation and what a lovely comment you made - that we made you feel very special - that has made our day!!...More
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Refrigerator in room
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US$300 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
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I believe that Arthur and his family have recently sold the Guest House. We are thinking of booking for next year but are concerned that the standards which have made this a No 1 Tripadvisor hoice, may slip? Views?
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi Jackie. My name is Declan and I am part of the new ownership team; there is only two of us. I am here on a day to day basis as we felt it important that we have an active presence over here. So I am over here full time... More
Hi Jackie. My name is Declan and I am part of the new ownership team; there is only two of us. I am here on a day to day basis as we felt it important that we have an active presence over here. So I am over here full time for better or for worse. The obvious answer to your question, from someone in my position answering it, would be of course we are maybe even better. But of course that would be arrogant and I am not the right person to answer your question. We certainly hope we are and we certainly strive to be. We want to be even better, if that is possible. I suggest that you check out our recent reviews and listen to the best and most important views - our guests. Our aim, always was and remains not change anything, from the name, the management team,the staff,the ethos and the entire Offer. Thankfully we have managed this and the exact team is still in place, doing the same great job. We have forged a great friendship with Arthur and Katherine and they still very much advise us on how to maintain and even improve on this great Offer they have left us with. Even Anna the dog is still a regular visitor to Akademie Street, need I say any more! Why would we choose to change a winning formula! We only try to implement subtle changes to improve the guests overall experience. We believe we have.
So in short, please check out our recent reviews on Tripadvisor and notice that from the very recent Tripadvisor awards we have managed to maintain Akademie Street's rightful position; actually improving in some of the categories.
And of course we would be delighted to welcome you once again to Akademie Street and let you judge us for yourself.