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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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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 1 week 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
48 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in the cottage with its own grounds for 2 nights on a break away from Cape Town and would happily have stayed on and on . . . ! Like other reviewers I wished I'd had longer to follow absorb and tranquility and peace of the place. The cottage was stunning and homely and both... 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 wiih us and look forward to perhaps welcoming you back to Akademie Street once again. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in the middle of March. Hazel greeted us and spent a good deal of time talking to us about the guest house and the town and its restaurants. She booked our restaurants and nothing was too much trouble. The first restaurant didn't have a license and Hazel offered to give (not sell) us a bottle... More 

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

Hi Robert F, thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay Akademie Street. We delighted you enjoyed your time here and we look forward to welcoming you back to Akademie Street, in the near future. Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about our stay was perfect. From the moment we arrived Declan and his team couldn't do enough for us. We were given a full tour of the facilities and the attention to detail to make you stay as comfortable as possible is quite amazing. Nothing we have ever had at any other hotel and we are avid travellers. From... 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 time with us and thanks for your kind words. Hopefully we will see you soon again at Akademie Street. Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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