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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

What a fantastic setting & environment it offers ! We had a lovely weekend & loved our time at Acara. It had everything we need - was nice & clean. Loved the huuuge bed, heated towel rails & the views just topped it all off

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Phi Phi Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

This time I decided to rent a car the very first time in South Africa as a tourist. For what ever reason it was a bit scary. I was out and around doing other stuff when I decided to spend my afternoon in Stellenbosch eating there. When I tried the wine I decided further to stay in Stellenbosch on a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

We spent a couple nights at Acara at the end of March and really enjoyed the beautiful and quiet setting of the rooms/cottages. The property is not far from Stellenbosch and many local vineyards. The gardens are absolutely wonderful with flowering plants at every turn with the backdrop of mountains in the distance. Gardens attract birds and we saw them... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Acara Lavender Cottage very much. The cottage offers everything you need with two bedrooms a living room with open plan kitchen and a nice bathroom. The cottage is not huge but is was absolutely sufficient. And the garden is so beautiful (you have to see it!) with a lot of cosy corners to enjoy the... More 

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WIndsor, Berks, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We have just returned from our fabulous holiday staying in Willow Tree Cottage at Acara. What a perfect place to stay, the gardens are stunning the pool area peaceful and the views of the Helderburg amazing. Fiona and her lovely staff went out of their way to look after us and we can't wait to return again next year.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This was our third visit to Acara, and it did not disappoint. We like staying in Willow Tree Cottage, because it is a home from home. It is not luxurious but it is comfortable, very private, and spacious, with lovely views of private parts of the garden and the bird life. Fiona goes out of her way to ensure that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed for ten nights in this delightful guest house with a stunning garden and lovely pool. Acara is very well situated for Stellenbosch and the Winelands. It is very quiet, but close enough to walk to 96 Winery Road excellent restaurant. We had a good room upstairs with generous size bathroom and extremely comfortable bed. Our hostess, Fiona,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We had a lovely 6 night stay in Lavender Cottage. It was very peaceful and quiet with beautiful gardens and a lovely swimming pool. Perfect for relaxing in after a busy day. Fiona was the perfect host assisted by Zero and Kiera (the gorgeous Ridgebacks).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Acara Lodge and Fiona as our host was a stunning experience. We had a great time in this Bijou near Stellenbosch. Great accomodation from beautiful rooms to luxurious cottages in a peaceful and relaxing environement. Great breakfast to be enjoyed on the terrace, nice swimmingpool to plunge in after visiting wineries and a charming and accomodating host to talk to.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Had a wonderful stay at Acara, absolutely better than any hotels in the area. Great location near several wineyards and a lovely garden and pool. Fiona helped us out making reservations at very nice restaurants and was always available if one needed. Highly recommended!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Winelands, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Acara is nestled in a valley amidst scenic vineyards. A fantastic location for visiting the entire area - from Cape Town to Franschhoek & beyond, but yet peaceful and quiet. Beautifully appointed rooms, a sparkling heated swimming pool and large landscaped gardens. Amazing views to the Helderberg Mountains. A place to relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acara

Address: 24 Winery Road | nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $79 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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