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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Writing my 1st (and perhaps only) TA review here because this place was so over-the-top extraordinary. If you have the opportunity to stay here, do it. The service, the bed, the linens, the amenities, the bathtub!, the breakfast..... I could go on and on. When we're next in SA we're DEFINITELY staying again. And next time for more than just one night.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank levdor
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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi levdor, Thank you for such a generous review and we are honoured that we are the subject of your 1ST review!!! Thank you! You absolutely must return and as you say, stay longer than 1 day!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful 2 night stay which unfortunately wasn't long enough to fully appreciate this lovely property. The photos on trip advisor are fantastic but still do not do this place justice! It is very stylishly decorated to the very finest detail (we live in a house built in 1871 at home and I envied the decor!). All of the extra touches just made it (pianist, wine/whiskies etc) and Declan and the team were more attentive than anyone could ask for. And I must mention breakfast - nothing less than a feast. The highlight being the stewed fruit - Declan I understand why there may have been a revolt at the suggestion of taking it off the menu!! Perfection overall. Thank you!

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi MIKEG2014, thank you for such a kind and generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you guys back again - perhaps for your 1st Anniversary!! Congratulations and the very best of luck! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and brilliant, is probably the best way to describe this place. Declan the owner's attention to detail caters for everyone's needs and more.
Declan really went out of his way to make us feel welcome.

Stayed: March 2017, travelled as a couple
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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

Hi Lieplapper, thank you so much for such kind words - they really mean a lot to us here! Hopefully you will get the chance to come stay with us again - but stay longer this time!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have stayed at Akademie a number of times and we would rate it as one of the best boutique hotels in the world. Declan,Stacey, Meena and the rest of the crew ensured that you get 5 star treatment. Since a change in ownership took place a number of refurbishments have been made and the hotel is very welcoming and beautifully furnished, with no expense spared. Seems expensive when looking at the room rate but when you consider it includes the use of a local mobile phone, free drinks and laundry it represents good value. This is the only place in Franschhoek to stay but do book well in advance.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled with family
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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hi Paul C, thank you for such kind words and we are delighted that you once again enjoyed your time with us. It really is satisfying when a returning guest, lets us know that they really enjoyed the many new improvements made to Akademie Street. Hopefully we will see you back again soon! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

This most charming Guest house is our favourite place in the Franschhoek valley.
Wonderful staff who work so hard to make your stay so very special.

Lots of changes from our last visit to the building and all very positive.

Room Tip: No View the gallery on the new web site.
  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Hello PeterLynne10, thank you for such a lovely review, especially your beautiful 'heading'. You certainly have made our day!! It was great having you guys back once again and I really enjoyed our many laughs!! I look forward to hopefully seeing you both again very soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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