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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   5 Akademie Street | PO Box 275, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Franschhoek
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chinandega, Nicaragua
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great time in Franschhoek. Arthur and his team made our visit unforgettable. Thanks to all of you at Trip Advisor, and thanks to our trip advisor buddies, for reccomending this hotel, better said this home away from home. It has been written in the have to comeback list. Thanks Arthur.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in this beautiful hotel and would certainly recommend it. Arthur Katherine and Hazel were extremely hospitable, the breakfast was delicious and nothing was too much trouble. We hope to return!

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Ermelo, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As usual we were guided by Tripadvisor when choosing accommodation in Franschoek and Akademie Street boutique hotel ,being right on top in the ratings , was an automatic choice. We arrived with high expectations ,a dangerous thing in the hospitality industry. Hazel met us and her very professional but warm and sincere welcome immediately made us feel welcome and impressed... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to find words to describe the experience of staying at the Akademie Guest House. Surrounded by beautiful paintings and sculptures and with our own little garden it was so delightful. Breakfast had been lovingly prepared and the garden provided a peaceful and attractive venue. On a chilly morning the library was also very inviting, some familiar titles and... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Akademie Street Boutique Hotel has it all: a great location, charming accommodations, superb staff, gracious hospitality, and a wonderful outdoor breakfast. We knew when Hazel greeted us at the front door we were in for a special lodging experience. Her warmth, concern for our well being, and pride in the hotel immediately came through. We stayed in Twyfeling B; a... More

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From start to finish this was an exceptional experience. Starting with a warm welcome you are led into beautiful accommodation with wonderfully scenic views. It is a very peaceful and relaxing place. Only regret is that I only booked 1 night! Thanks to Hazel who made us feel so welcome.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I selected this property based on the reviews on TA for our 4 night stay in Franschhoek. It lived up to all the comments. Katherine, Arthur, Jess, and Anna (their labrador) were wonderful and friendly hosts. They provided so much information for places to see and what to do, and they also provided their recommendations for restaurants,... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time I have ever written a Trip Advisor Review - I feel compelled to do so because Akademie Street is outstanding! My husband and I stayed 2 nights and wished we could stay longer. The hotel is charming and the owners and staff professional and caring. The service and attention to detail was second to none... More

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North Wales
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to a wedding near Paarl and decided to visit Franschhoek on the way back to Cape Town, so booked Akademie Street for 1 night. It didn't disappoint! They get the balance right. Friendly but not intrusive and things that we didn't pay much attention to when booking like free laundry service, free mini bar, free cell phone... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have recently returned from Franschhoek where we spent 3 wonderful nights at Akademie Street. The hotel is perfectly situated in a quiet street off the main road and provides a welcome and guest experience like no other we have experienced in South Africa. The staff our charming, the atmosphere friendly and relaxing, and every detail has been thought through... More

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Additional Information about Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse

Address: 5 Akademie Street | PO Box 275, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 10 hotels in Franschhoek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Number of rooms: 6 suites. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House in Franschhoek offers luxury five star accommodation in five unique buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet area of the village in the heart of the Cape wine lands. There are four swimming pools and four gardens. This hotel and guest house is in a quiet area within easy walking distance to the restaurants. - Owner Managed ... more   less 
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