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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Having completed an amazing tour of South Africa, including some of its hospitality highlights such as The Blue Train, Akademie Street stands out as the best accommodation this country has to offer, and indeed possibly the best accomodation we have stayed in anywhere in the...More

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Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Jkiondon09, Thank you so much for an absolutely fabulous & generous review. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time on Akademie Street & hopefully we will see you again soon. You will have made Charlene's day! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

When we arrived at a quiet little side street literally just off the main drag of Frranschoek we were met at the door with the warmest of welcomes. Fuss free check in and taken through to one of the loveliest and most stunning rooms we...More

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Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 7 December 2017

Hi folks, thank you so much for such an extensive, detailed & highly complimentary review! Trust me when I tell you, that such kind words mean the absolute world to us all here at Akademie Street. Most importantly, we are thrilled that you really enjoyed...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, we only had the pleasure of staying 1 night, which was no way near long enough. From the moment we arrived, we received a warm welcome. Declan and his staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and at home. There was...More

1  Thank SianGRay
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 7 December 2017

Hi folks, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind & generous review. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us and hope you'll make it back again - but for longer next time! Kind Regards, Declan...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stayed a few years ago and thought it was excellent but the changes that have been made since then have made it even more impressive. The introduction of an evening drinks period where guests can mingle and exchange information is a great idea that...More

1  Thank Hamish S
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Hi Hamish S, it really was great having you back to stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us again and loved our changes! We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Declan & the Akademie team.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Do not hesitate. This is an absolutely charming boutique hotel within level waking distance of the main street of Franschhoek. You could not be better situated if you don't wish to be wholly dependent on your car - quiet yet close to town. The hotel...More

1  Thank MsMars
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 6 December 2017

Hi MsMars, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we'll see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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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
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Price range
US$348 - US$615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Luxury 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 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Luxury 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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"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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