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Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had high expectations about this place. I was not disappointed!! In fact I was blown away. We had the pleasure of staying in Gelatenheid. which was home from home indeed. Downstairs a lovely kitchen and sitting room, leading off to a comfortable bedroom for our three kids, with it s own ensuite. Upstairs we had a spacious quirky oasis,...

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

Hi John G, Thanks a lot for your kind words and review. We are delighted that you guys enjoyed both Franschhoek and everything that Akademie Boutique Hotel & Guesthouse has to offer. Hopefully we will see you again one day. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

My fiancé and I stayed at Akademie and were completely blown away by the place. From the moment we were greeted by Stacey and the walkthrough with Declan, it was obvious that the staff took great pride in their high standards of customer service - and rightly so! Breakfast was simply amazing and set us up for each day -...

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

Hi Ruairi B, Thank you for taking time out to review your recent stay at Akademie St. We are all delighted that you and your fiance enjoyed your time with us. Thank you so much for such kind words and compliments - I will pass these on to the entire team! Good luck in your futures together! Declan & Akademie...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Akademie Street, I loved the layout and smart architecture of the place, it's very creative and unique. The facilities are top notch and the service was outstanding. Definitely recommend it and will be back again for sure :)

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

Hi jamie260499, Thanks for your kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks also for your generous comments about our new improved gardens and cottages - it is great to get guest approval - thank you so much!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Have recently returned from staying here. My boyfriend and I decided to spend our last few days travelling the Western Cape in Franschhoek. Best decision we ever made was doing that and staying here. It is an absolute sanctuary of serenity! It was the perfect ending to a perfect trip! Clear to see why it is a consecutive winner of...

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

Hi nmburns24, Thank you so much for such a great review - believe me, we really appreciate it. We are thrilled that you and your boyfriend, loved both the Western Cape and Akademie St. If you ever find yourselves in these parts again, please visit - you will be made very welcome! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

London
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We are just at the end of a three week stay in SA. Akademie Street was easily my favourite place to stay. From the minute we arrived it was obvious that this was a special place. There are so many little extras. From the sun hats and sun tan lotion around the pool, to the offer of complimentary laundry to...

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

Hello jo-jorolo, thanks a million for your kind words and review. We are delighted that you really enjoyed your stay with us & hope to see you back! I am so grateful that you allowed us, to share in the reunion of you and your long lost brother!! What a story and what a thrill for us to be involved,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I have just returned from a trip to South Africa with my Mother, whilst in Franschhoek we had the pleasure of staying in Akademie Street and being absolutely spoilt by Stacey, Declan and the team! From the minute we arrived we were treated like royalty, the staff went out of their way to make our stay unforgettable! The hotel itself...

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

Hi jessicaanna2016, thanks a million for such a kind and generous review - trust me, we really appreciate it! We are all delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and particularily the granola - I hope you remembered the 'recipe'!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

What can I say...myself,wife & daughter had the wonderful pleasure of staying in this absolutely magnificent boutique hotel!It is no wonder that this hotel has won trip advisor awards for consecutive years from 2011 to 2016. We experienced customer service which could not have been exceeded and indeed which we never have had the opportunity to enjoy on our many...

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

Hello PhilipBT, Thank you for taking the time to write such kind and generous words. We are thrilled that you loved both us and South Africa and hopefully you will return! It was a joy playing host to you and your family and hopefully making this 'your home from home!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you are visiting Francshoek, you simply have to stay at Akademie. My fiance and I spent a week here and it was absolute luxury! From the moment we arrived Declan, Stacey and the entire team spoiled us. They helped us organise everything from tours, restaurants, transport to that all important hair appointment. The rooms are to die for, with...

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

Hi Fiona M, Thanks for your very kind review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us - hopefully you will be back soon, perhaps as a 'honeymooner'???? Best of luck for the future! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Newry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends have just returned from the beautiful Franschhoek. We had the the experience of a lifetime being absolutely spoiled in Akademie Street! Declan, Stacey and all the staff made us feel so welcome from the moment we arrived! They arranged trips to Capetown for us, restaurant bookings and even a hairdressers appointment!! The facilities at Akademie street...

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

Hello Caoimhe510, Thanks for the review and we too, enjoyed our time with you and your friends. It's great that you all enjoyed, both Franschhoek and Akademie St. and hopefully you will be back soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 11 November 2016

From the moment to get to the hotel you realize how lucky you are to have chosen it to stay in in Franschhoek! You are greeted as if you were an arriving "dignitary "! You are promptly shown to your room which is gorgeous. Then you are told that the mini bar is and all its contents are for you...

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

Hi sealcoater, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind and generous review - it really is appreciated and coming from such a widely travelled couple! It's great y that you both enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you again soon on Akademie St. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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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