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Acara

Certificate of Excellence
Winery Road | nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow. This is the a true littler romantic gem. Located between. Farms in a beautiful garden with birds chirping, owls sitting in trees and generally just wonderful. Very helpful staff. Fiona helped us getting a guide to travel for a day trip to the wine farns with the best guide a family could want. It was so wonderful we decided... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After many years of visiting the Western Cape we have been looking for somewhere to replace our preferred "home from home" which is no longer available. At Acara we have found it! It ticks all the boxes for us - a family feel, small, beautiful setting, wonderful gardens, pristine pool, comfortable beds and accommodation and welcoming hosts. Add to that... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

An absolutely stunning spot, a little off the main tourist track and a great find! Fiona, couldn't have been more welcoming and literally 'rescued' our holiday after our original accommodation elsewhere had been mistakenly double booked. The cottage was great, gardens absolutely beautiful and our little one loved the pool, which is pristine. We loved that it is self-catering as... More 

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surrey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Thank you Fiona for such a wonderful 3 day stay we really wished we could have stayed longer. It was wonderful to step outside our cottage and be in your beautiful garden, and also enjoy the pool which was warm. You and your staff were always around for any help and advice and you even booked our dinner reservations for... More 

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Wiltshire, UK
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a lovely place to stay, Fiona and the staff make every effort but it remains relaxed. The rooms are well appointed and the pool is actually warm enough to get in! A rare find in the Cape. The gardens are indeed lovely and there are so many nice wineries nearby, plus Stellenbosch. A brilliant place to base yourself... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was our second visit in two years and it is our favourite place to stay in the winelands of the Western Cape. It is hidden away in a quiet location, with a view of Helderberg, and near to all the main places to visit, both on the coast and inland. The gardens are the highlight, with the busy bird... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Thanks for a lovely time and your hospitality! From first light there's simply magical views of the mountains that combined with the lovely gardens, the pool and proximity to all our favourite vineyards make it the perfect escape to bring your favourite wines back to! The room are private and comfortable and we've stayed twice already....look forward to the next,... More 

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Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We had a fantastic stay of 3 days at the Acara B&B country lodge near Stellenbosch. A well situated old country house with a fantastic garden and swimming pool. The apartment was well equipped and had a nice private terrace. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful making you feel at home from the first moment. Tip; don't miss the... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I cannot say enough good things about Acara. We stayed in Willow Cottage for three nights and I did not want to leave! The cottage was clean, comfortable and well equipped and the pool area is fabulous. The gardens are magical with amazing bird life including the resident owls in the willow tree! The back drop of the wine land... More 

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Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Fiona, you have a beautiful place! A place we can definitely recommend. Acara has nice accommodations, a very relaxing environment with a beautiful garden and a lovely pool area. It is easy to reach, a very good starting point for visiting points of interest in the surroundings and close to the airport. We felt very much at home and will... More 

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