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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Wow, what an experience. Akademie Street was everything we were hoping for and more. The staff are wonderful and cannot do enough to ensure your stay is comfortable and just perfect. Location is excellent, no driving required. Recently enjoyed a family reunion booking 3 cottages. We stayed in Vreugde which is perfect for a couple with its own swimming pool...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Pearlza55, Thank you for such kind and generous words. We are delighted that you loved the Akademie experience and the 'all new' Vreugde cottage. We look forward to welcoming you back to Akademie St. in the near future. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My wife and I spent a portion of our honeymoon here for just two nights. It was perfect. We stayed in the honeymoon suite and it was located one block off the main street in town. We walked both night and day to our dinner in town. It's perfectly located and extremely safe being that it is in wine country....

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi jrc17174, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your honeymoon here and thank you for letting us be a part of it! Congratulations and the best of luck in your future together. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was our return trip to Akademie; the ownership has changed, but it still retains a wonderful atmosphere and level of service. Stayed in one of the cottages with its own private garden and pool. Excellent service and some wonderful, thoughtful touches, included free laundry, wifi. Attention to detail is great, and lots of special touches, such as a real...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi riverbean, Thank you so much for your lovely review. It is always great to hear that guests have had a great experience at Akademie St. - but it is even more gratifying when it comes from a returning guest! We are delighted that you loved some of our new improvements and hopefully we will see you back again soon!...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Have just returned home after spending the last 4 nights of my birthday trip at this amazing boutique hotel. Words cannot express the level of service/surroundings & fantastic team led by Declan..very informative & no request was a problem (We actually arrived a day earlier than planned so stayed in 2 different rooms,both so impressive!!) The style of the hotel...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Neil E, Thank you so much for such kind and generous words - it really means a lot to us!! It was great that you were able to add an extra day to your Akademie stay - hopefully next time, you can stay even longer!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Declan and his staff could not have been nicer. Enjoyable evening wine by the outdoor fireplace. Fabulous breakfast. (Several varieties of fresh fruit, beautifully arranged, homemade granola, yogurt, honey, eggs, etc.) Our room was gorgeous & spacious with all the amenities one could want. What a very special experience; we wish we could have stayed for more than just 2...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Rich1064, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience on Akademie St. and we hope to see you back some day! Thanks for taking the time to review your stay - we appreciate it! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We truly enjoyed staying at the Akademie Street Boutique hotel. Friendliness, service, hospitality, facilities and amenities were all top notch. We stayed in the Oortuiging Suite, which was very roomy and luxurious. The private, wood fired hot tub was a fun addition. We also enjoyed a swim in the heated pool and a cognac by the outdoor fireplace in the...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi DavBec2013, we are delighted that you loved all the new amenities on offer, in our Oortuiging suites - it's great for us to receive your seal of approval! Hopefully we will see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

It doesn't seem right to call Akademie Street a Hotel - it is a different experience. From the moment you arrive, the care and attention from Declan, Stacy, Meena, and the other staff is more like that afforded to long lost family members. However, privacy is also paramount and they certainly find the right balance. The accommodation is outstanding and...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Neville A, Thank you so much for writing such kind and generous words - I can assure you, that it is greatly appreciated! We are delighted that you enjoyed your brief time with us and hopefully you will come visit us again soon! Declan & the Akademie Team.

Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Before we even arrived at the hotel, the owner, Declan, had taken the time to advise us and reserve top class restaurants for us. From the moment we arrived it was clear nothing was too much trouble for the incredibly helpful staff, everything available was explained clearly and we were blown away by the atmosphere and, although the hotel was...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi SW47, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind & generous review - we really do appreciate it!! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your brief stay with us and we really hope to see you both back soon, on Akademie Street. Congratulations on your anniversary! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Just recently stayed in the utterly jaw dropping Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House where I was completely spoilt! My family and I were lucky enough to stay in Gelatenheid which with it's glorious pool, stunning interior and the amazing scenery completely blew my mind. Not to mention the top quality food and super friendly staff who were always...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi caitlingg, Wow - thank you for such a kind and generous review! We are thrilled that you and your family loved your time with us and hopefully, some day you can all return and relive the great memories! Thank you so much! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This hotel has created an atmosphere that is hard to find in many places, I have traveled a lot and have stayed in a lot of hotels but with this hotel, Akademie Street, I have experience nothing like it before. It honestly is a home away from home which is something you don't experience often, and this is down to...

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there folks, Thanks a million for taking the time to review your recent stay on Akademie St. It makes it all worthwhile for us all here, to learn that you loved your stay with us and we helped in some small way, to create a 'once in a life time experience'. Thank you so much and we look forward...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Number of rooms: 6 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: R3 717 - R6 609 (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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