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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

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5 Akademie Street | PO Box 275, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I had the privilege of staying one night at the beautiful Akademie Street Hotel and Guest house during the week end of the Franschhoek literary festival. As a result of the choice of interesting reading we found inside Gelatenheid, we spent the entire evening right there. It was a bit like being at home, just much better!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I spent three days staying in one of the guest houses and had a delightful visit. The house was beautifully decorated; bedding and accoutrements were top quality. The breakfast buffet was comprehensive and delicious. The staff were engaging and helpful- made reservations for us and helped orient us to the town as it was our first... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Akademie Street Hotel for 2 nights in the beginning of May. We cannot say enough good things about the hotel. Declan and his team were extremely accommodating and went out of their way to ensure that we had everything we needed. He offered to arrange for bike rentals and restaurant reservations. The hotel... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and kind words.We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon at Akademie Street. Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Akademie Street really exceeded my expectations. With a private entrance to our room from the street, it felt less like we were at a hotel and more like we were coming home. They've really thought of everything in the rooms to make your stay as comfortable as possible....providing a local phone pre-loaded with helpful numbers was a particularly nice touch.... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review and we are so glad you enjoyed your brief time at Akademie Street and all the facilities on offer. Please visit us again soon! Declan and the Akademie Street Team. More 

Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed with Akademie for three day, two nights. They went above and beyond our expectations to make our stay very special. The breakfasts are truly amazing and a special morning experience. The hotel was able to coordinate wine tours, recommend art galleries, and provide hiking advice in the local area. All of which made our stay... More 

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

Thank you for your review, we appreciate the feedback and please do visit us again. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Marly-le-Roi, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This guesthouse is composed of different buildings with lots of character. We stayed in the "Voedge" room. Very nice veranda and small private pool and garden on a quiet street. Breakfast served outside in the common area was just perfect ! Obviously, Franschhoek is a popular destination...and this shows on the price of this B&B.

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

Thank you so much for your review and kind words, We are delighted you enjoyed your time here on Akademie Street and look forward to welcoming you back sometime in the near future. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team More 

Rye, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the perfect combination of luxury and location, with superb service, wonderful food and charming historic accommodations just a short stroll away from the main street with top rated restaurants and shopping. It is quiet, safe, very private and our lodge had it's own plunge pool, outdoor seating area and lovely living room , kitchen and eating area. Because... More 

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

We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Akademie Street and we look to perhaps seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team, More 

Woodford, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
48 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were greeted by Declan who is the friendly owner of the guesthouse. Declan showed us around the guest house and took us to our room, which is located up a flight of stairs giving good views of the complex. The room is very large and has a King sized bed, which is nice and firm and very comfortable. There... More 

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

I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and thanks a million for your kind words; we do appreciate it ! Hopefully we will see you again at Akademie Street in the very near future. King Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Ramsgate
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We only came to this place as a result of our travel agents recommendation. The accommodation is luxury within a small 'complex' comprising of several syles. It's situated in a quiet street and only 5 minutes safe walking from the centre of town and all the restaurants, bars and sightseeing bookings. The breakfast is everything you'd dream of from a... More 

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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 recent stay at Akademie Street. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards, Declan and Akademie Team. More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We spent a night at the Akademie Street guest house and it was terrific. Our only regret was not staying longer there. Everyone on staff is incredibly nice and our room was really amazing. We stayed in Twyfeling A - and loved it. It's very large and has a sitting area. It still though is really private. One of the... More 

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

We are delighted you enjoyed your brief stay with us. Perhaps, next time you will stay longer! Thanks for the review. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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