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    Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

    5 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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          $269
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          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good2%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
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          Multilingual Staff
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          Reviewed 2 days ago

          What an absolute blinder of a boutique hotel. We stayed in the Vreugde suite for 2 nights at the beginning of June......and didn't want to leave! Declan is a fantastic host - such a warm welcome and the level of service provided by him and...More

          1  Thank rachelmoncaster1
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded yesterday

          Hi rachelmoncaster1, thank you so much for such a fabulous review. We are absolutely delighted that you really enjoyed your brief stay with us. We thoroughly enjoyed your company too, here at Akademie and hopefully will see you back again soon - maybe staying even...More

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Spent a weekend there as a special surprise for my wife. Amazing experience! It is obvious that lots of thought went into the planning of each room, down to each little fixture. The facilities are top class without being ostentatious. You do feel this hotel...More

          Thank Rushdi S
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

          Hi Rushdi 5, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such generous words - trust me, we do appreciate it! We are delighted that you loved Akademie and hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          Spent 3 nights in Gelatenheid for the Franschhoek Literary Festival which was excellent decision on both counts. Akademie Street continues with all round excellence; ambience, graciousness, service, attention to detail and this year for the first time in our experience over 4 years a quality...More

          Thank David C
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 4 weeks ago

          Hi David C, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind review. It is so satisfying, when returning guests are delighted with the various improvements and upgrades made to both our suites & cottages and to our service. Look forward...More

          Reviewed May 20, 2017

          This is a gem of a hotel, tucked away on a quiet street close to the heart of Franschhoek, so easy walking to many of the great restaurants in town. Every comfort is provided in this uniquely (and beautifully) decorated hotel. Each room is different,...More

          Thank Clever-Mermaid
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded May 20, 2017

          Hi Clever-Mermaid, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind and generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

          Reviewed May 9, 2017

          Akademie Street redefines the 5 star TripAdvisor rating; ideal location, beautiful rooms and gardens, fantastic facilities, excellent service, plenty of great wine and food, and all the little finishing touches that make you feel like you are really on holiday. Don't miss the homemade museli...More

          Thank harriet h
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded May 9, 2017

          Hi harriet.h, Thank you so much for such kind words - it really does mean a lot to us all here on Akademie Street! We are delighted that you enjoyed the 'Akademie' experience and all we have to offer. Hopefully we will see you again...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • $299 - $537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
          • #1 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • South Africa >
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          • Franschhoek
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          Traveler (358)
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          Bathroom (15)
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          Jackie B
          I believe that Arthur and his family have recently sold the Guest House. We are thinking of booking for next year but are concerned that the standards which have made this a No 1 Tripadvisor hoice, may slip? Views?
          February 13, 2015|
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          Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
          Hi Jackie. My name is Declan and I am part of the new ownership team; there is only two of us. I am here on a day to day basis as we felt it important that we have an active presence over here. So I am over here full time... More
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          "All rooms are great and unique"
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          "Make restaurant bookings in town before you arrive: we recommend Foliage which is one of the best and very..."
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          "Vreugde is our favourite - very private, gorgeous inside and out."
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          "Ask for one of the "houses" with your own hot tub and a free-standing tub in the bath."
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