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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 July 2009

We recently had our semi-annual visit to Akademie Street for a short "wine vacation". As always Akademie Street delivers to the nth degree. Everything is done with the utmost of personal touch and care, and no request is too great or too small. Katherine and...More

Thank krisztinav
Reviewed 2 July 2009

We stayed for 2 nights at Akademie. Our three children slept in the 2 bedroom cottage and my husband and I stayed in a smaller cottage. Both cottages are gorgeous with private pools, beautiful gardens, and fountains. Katherine and Arthur gave us fantastic recommendations and...More

Thank LynnDB
Reviewed 26 June 2009

We stayed at Akademie for 2 nights whilst following the British Lions Rugby tour. This was our first visit to the winelands despite having previously visited Cape Town 4 times so we were excited. The drive from Cape Town is easy and takes you past...More

Thank PaulSaraLondon
Reviewed 22 June 2009

A fantastic Guest House. We stayed in GELATENHEID for the 3 nights of our stay in Franschhoek and have to say it is one of the nicest places we've stayed in the whole world, let alone South Africa (where to be honest the standards are...More

Thank SimonWindsor_UK
Reviewed 31 May 2009

We spent 3 weeks touring South Africa staying in high quality accommodation and this was the best experience of all. If we'd known how much we were going to enjoy Franschhoek and this guest house, we would have booked to stay longer. The weather wasn't...More

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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$348 - US$615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$348 - US$615 (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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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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"All are excellent and well-appointed."
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"Akademie is a home away from home"
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