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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

5.0 of 5 5 Akademie Street | PO Box 275, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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london
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Beautiful boutique hotel with lovely private garden cottages with plunge pool. Superb breakfast with unique fruit plate containing a staggering 21 fresh in season fruits. Friendly staff. Would whole heartedly recommend this for a quiet, peaceful stay.

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic location, with a real friendly feel. The accomodation was excellent. The staff sorted out all our transfers etc with minimum of fuss. We really enjoyed our time here, nothing was too much trouble. The complimentary laundry service was first class, the best we experienced in SA.

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Larne, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
45 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights so we could meet up with friends who were here for a week. We stayed in Twyfeling B; a large, luxuriously appointed room with a massive conservatory where we breakfasted with our friends on the wet morning of our departure. It's difficult to find any fault with this hotel - anything... More 

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Toronto
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84 reviews 84 reviews
63 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As returning guests to Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, we were delighted to find that, although ownership had recently changed, the high standards at this beautiful property have not in any way been compromised. This beautiful old house is now under the efficient, charming management of Declan, Hazel and Stacey and the watchful eyes of Arthur and Catherine (former owners) during... More 

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AkaFhk, General Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us here at Akademie Street. As you rightly say, we are so fortunate to have such a beautiful property set in truly wonderful surroundings, here in Franschhoek. Our long serving team really enjoyed having you here at Akademie Streer and hopefully, sometime soon, we will... More 

Ambleside, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved our stay again. We were a little surprised to find ownership has changed but the staff were the same thankfully. Hazel was so helpful and friendly when we arrived and settled us in very well. Would stay again without doubt if we were in the area. Thank you all for a wonderful week.

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AkaFhk, General Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us at Akademie Street. Your kind words further encourage us to strive for even better standards and Guest experiences. Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your week here and we certainly enjoyed playing host to you and hopefully, sometime soon we will be welcoming you... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in Oortuiging cottage for three nights on the basis of previous trip advisor reviews, booked months ago. Its good but certainly not worth the awards listed. The cottage was fine but the kitchen is crummy, floor tiles that don't reach the skirting boards, needs a makeover urgently, but suggest they get a proper designer in as the new master... More 

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AkaFhk, General Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Peterhug27 Thank you so much for taking the time out to post a review on your recent stay with us at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House. Your review has been received in a positive and constructive manner. The comments you have made have been noted both to encourage us to do more of what we do well,... More 

Antrim, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned home after spending a week at the Akademie. We were looking for somewhere to chill and relax and found the perfect spot! We stayed in Twyfeling A, the pool room, a gorgeous airy room with the bathroom located in a conservatory. Amazing! It opened directly onto the garden, where breakfast is served, with access to a... More 

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fifth year here and some concern that Arthur and Katherine had sold Akademie Street. Hazel opened the door and all was well with the world! She has a wonderful way of making everyone feel so welcome,and that nothing is too much trouble . The very personal approach of the staff has always made Akademie Street a different sort of place... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 3 nights in Feb. Arrived early to be welcomed by Declan. Luckily our room was ready and after being shown around the hotel and grounds, we settled into our lovely room Twyfeling B with its own conservatory. Fabulous. Free mini bar, snacks and laundry. What more could you want. Unfortunately that night I had a prawn dish at... More 

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Istanbul
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What more can I say about this hotel then what has already been said? Staff: top notch. Accommodations and facilities: gorgeous. Breakfast: delicious. Complimentary mini bar, snacks and laundry services (yes all three): unheard of anywhere else. Thank you Hazel, the lovely and talented ladies in the kitchen, Declan and the rest for making our two-night stay amazing. You all... More 

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Address: 5 Akademie Street | PO Box 275, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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