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Acara

Certificate of Excellence
Winery Road | nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
Acara
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Acara Cottages are really a magical place. We were excited about the place before we got there and literally fell in love when we were there. The views, the gardens, the pool, everything contributed to the unique experience. Add to the mix an extremely gracious and helpful host and you have all the ingredients needed for a memorable vacation. We... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a lovely end to our stay in South Africa. We stayed in 9 different guesthouses on our journey along the garden route and back to Capetown and this has to be the best accommodation. I will recommend you to friends here in England.

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