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Winery Road | nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 102 Stellenbosch B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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English first
Portland, Oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a wonderful place to stay with everything one might need. Too bad other guests were smoking outside though. They board horses on the property and have beautiful grounds. There is a winery next door and a great restaurant within a five minute walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was one of the best places we stayed in in SA! The scenery is beautiful, the place is well setup and appointed and the owners are very friendly and extremely hospitable! You can't go wrong staying here.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My second stay at Acara and another amazing experience. A very relaxing environment and an excellent centre for visiting surrounding places of interest. Fiona made us very welcome and even recommended and booked restaurants for us. Have already booked for next year!! Thanks for helping with the cycling!!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had the most wonderful stay at Acara. Beautifully set in lush gardens, the well equipped cottage had everything (and more) of what we needed. The attention to detail was mind blowing. From the fragrant filter coffee, to the automatic dishwasher, the quality of bed linen and the indoor fireplace. I cannot recommend this place enough. Your hosts will bend... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My bro ,sister in law and I spent a wonderful few days at one of the Acara cottages . Fiona ,the owner , made us feel very welcome and made herself available to help us with recs for restaurants etc . Very peaceful with beautiful views , the cottage more than met our needs . I highly recommend a stay... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

In February 2014 I stayed at Acara on my way back to Cape Town. One of my highlights during my trip and one of the most memorable.The gardens are stunning and the scenery breathtaking. The cottages are very well maintained, clean and equipped with all the top amenities. I enjoyed a very restful and luxurious stay where I could relax... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Had a great stay at Acara in march 2014. Especially the garden and the pool is fantastic. The house was spacious and clean and everything worked fine. Child friendly! Perhaps it could have been a bit more equipped in terms of kitchen utensils etc and there was a weird smell in some of the kitchen cabinets, but that's the only... More

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Fiona043, Owner at Acara, responded to this review

Hi Peter, Thanks SO very much for your fantastic review of Acara! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay here so much! :-) Please, please contact me about how we can improve the kitchen appliances/utensils - we always strive to be home-from-home, so your suggestions are *always* welcome - if you needed something please just ask! For our future... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Just back from our stay at Acara and can't recommend it enough. The location is amazing, I couldn't imagine anywhere nicer to watch the sun go down in the evening or enjoy a lazy day. We stayed in Lavender cottage with our 2 small children (cot and high chair were provided) and we were very comfortable there. The gardens and... More

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Berndorf, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We were two couples staying in a cottage which was perfect for us. The privacy of the location, directly in the wine lands is an absolute plus. The pool area with direct mountain view to the Helderberg mountains is absolutely gorgeous, embedded in the lovely, careful maintained garden. This all in addition to Fiona's excellent service made our stay at... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We spent 7 nights here and loved the location, with the beautifully thought out and maintained garden and the spacious cottage - although we were a couple in what would normally be a cottage for 4, Willow Cottage. The cottages have been designed to provide privacy and restful views, and are serviced every day. Acara is conveniently located for exploring... More

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Address: Winery Road | nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
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