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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

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Belfast, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having been advised by friends who stayed previously, that this was 'the' place to stay in the region and having read previous reviews I booked with high expectations. It surpassed all of them! This boutique hotel is truly beautiful, impeccably decorated and very well laid out. I stayed in the cottage, which is steeped in history and very attractive. The... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi heakin2016, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your time on Akademie Street and we really hope to see you back here soon! Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Surrey, England
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Extraordinary guest house very central to the main road through Franschhoek. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts, free wine and drinks, free laundry (very welcome half way through our holiday), fabulous room and a blazing fire in the evening. Breakfast was amazing and we were sad to leave.

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Whirlwinds, thanks for the very generous review - we really do appreciate it! We are delighted that you enjoyed your brief time with us and hopefully, we will see you again soon. Kind regards, Declan and Akademie Team. More 

Houston, Texas
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71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After driving out of Cape Town at rush hour, we were tired when we arrived. The friendly staff were so pleasant that our exhaustion had left by the time we settled into our room. Breakfast was excellent - more than we could possibly eat, but excellent. The selection of local wines before dinner was better than one would normally expect.... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Lester P, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a generous review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Akademie Street with friends earlier this year and loved it. The hotel is beautiful and each room is decorated differently with all the amenities you will ever need. The staff are so friendly and it really is a home away from home with a relaxed atmosphere. No ask is too much, the staff made sure our stay... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Fiona M, thanks for the very generous review - it is greatly appreciated! We really enjoyed having you and your friends here and would very much look forward to hosting you all again soon! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team. More 

Australia
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108 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nicely appointed property, friendly service with a great breakfast. You can sit in the very nice lounge for pre dinner drinks and snacks. We stayed in the cottage Gelatenheid which was very spacious with its own pool, very comfortable upstairs bedroom with a huge bed. Downstairs has a lovely lounge/sitting area and a small open kitchen. All in all... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hello BruceBruce13, thanks for your kind words and I will relay them to the team. It really is appreciated by everyone! Hopefully we will see you again very soon on Akademie Street. Thanks again, Declan & the Akademie Team. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Akademie Street for a short break away and this boutique hotel is fabulous! The staff are fantastic and make you feel like you're at home, no request is too big for them and everyone is extremely helpful. The food and wine was great and I would highly recommend the fruit for breakfast. It is a very short walk... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi MrsJessS, thanks for taking the time to write such a generous review! We really appreciate it and are delighted you enjoyed your time us - we enjoyed having you and your friends here too!! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team. More 

Wirral, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a few nights over new year. Fantastic room and all staff made you feel so welcome. We were out for New years eve and hadn't realised there aren't any taxi's in the area but Declan came to our rescue and drove us home after the night out. Never had such 5 star service before

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Snowny O, thank you so much for your kind words and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. If you do decide to return again, I will of course, once again put on my chauffeur hat!! Many thanks again. Declan & Akademie Team. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We booked a night at Akademie street to celebrate our 19th anniversary and to join in the fun for the Bastille weekend in Franschhoek. From the word go, the managers communicated with us and were very helpful in fulfilling our requests for an early check in as we needed to shower after a trail run and a late checkout after... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi folks, thank you so much for your very kind review of your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and all the fun of the Franschhoek Bastille festival. Hopefully your mountain bike ride, the following morning, was also a success!! Hopefully we'll see you again soon. Regards, Declan & the Akademie Boutique... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights as part of a recent tour of the Cape. Location: The hotel is a couple of blocks back from the main thoroughfare in Franschhoek. The streets around it are rather gloomy at night, which some might find offputting. Reception: I was given a very friendly welcome by the ladies on reception. They and Declan... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there Commodore and thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your brief time with us and look forward to hopefully seeing you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Allgar
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This place was wonderful. The cottage we stayed in, which is just a short distance from the main house (about 50m) was beautifully appointed. It was way bigger than we needed, with a full two bedrooms, two full baths, a full kitchen and even a dining area, but my wife and I certainly didn't complain. We loved out time at... More 

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AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Allgar, Thank you so much for such a kind and generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to perhaps welcoming you back to Akademie Street in the near future. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

Address: 5 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: $330 - $554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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