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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 28 November 2017 via mobile

When in the Western Cape we always try to stay at Akademie Street. Since our last visit in February 2016 the hotel has undergone a significant makeover in its facilities, decorations and room configurations all of which have resulted in an even better accommodation experience....More

1  Thank CrispinN_11
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 30 November 2017

Hi CrispinN, thank you so much for your very kind review - it is always great to hear from returning guests. We are delighted that you loved the various changes & upgrades and hopefully will see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

It's not hard to come up with praise for this outstanding boutique hotel, it has to be experienced to be believed. We spent three nights in absolute luxury, our huge room was so perfect I actually felt a tear in my eye. Evening drinkies by...More

1  Thank livingitlarge
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 28 November 2017

Hi livingitlarge, thank you so much for such an incredible review - you really have made everyone's week here on Akademie St, with such lovely words and praise. Trust me when I say, it is so so welcome - thank you! We are delighted that...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We have travelled all over the world and we can honestly say that this is the best, most beautiful and attentive boutique hotel we have ever been to. Declan, the owner, was quietly making sure everything was perfect. The room was huge, tastefully furnished and...More

1  Thank Lesley-Ann M
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Lesley-Ann M, wow - thank you so much for such an incredible review! It is just so encouraging to receive such fabulous comments. You really have made our day - thank you. Hopefully we'll see you back one day on Akademie Street. Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Akademie. The hospitality was exceptional, the grounds and rooms are perfect, and we could not have asked for a better experience. My only regret was not staying longer! This hotel deserves every award it has received.

1  Thank auroraforeveryoung
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 26 November 2017

Hi guys, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we'll see you back again on Akademie Street. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 25 November 2017

We have returned from the most amazing honeymoon around South Africa and this hotel was the best part of my trip. The staff were amazing, the breakfast was incredible and the rooms were superb!! It was exactly what they say 'a Home fro Home'. Loved...More

1  Thank jemmaharding1987
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique HotelResponded 26 November 2017

Hi jemmaharding1987, Thank you for such a kind & generous review - you really have made our day with such compliments! More importantly, we are delighted that you really loved your stay with us and hopefully you will get the chance to return. Kind Regards,...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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"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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