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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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69 reviews
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 

Bend, Oregon
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23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We loved our stay at Akademie. The staff is friendly, the room beautiful, the grounds gorgeous, the food delicious, the location convenient...it was all great! We stayed in the main house, but it felt very private.

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

Hi Susanna727, thank you for your generous review and we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will be welcoming you back soon to Akademie Street. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Riversdale
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

This was our first stay under the new owners. As comparisons are odious let us just say that Arthur and Catherine must be very happy to know that their exacting standards are intact and more. Everywhere excellence is experienced: the greeting on arrival, the standard of the rooms and the quality of everything that surrounds you, those breakfasts(how do they... More 

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

Hi Davd C, thank you for such a generous and kind review; it is always great to get such encouragement from 'returning guests'. We too look forward to your return next year - thanks again! Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Amazing little oasis tucked away in the quiet Akademie street and yet quite central to the amenities in Franschhoek. Excellent customer service and every detail was well thought of. I can't recommend enough!

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

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay on Akademie Street. You are so right - we are blessed being so close to all Franschhoeks amenities! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you again some day. KInd Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I can't think that anyone would rate the Akademie street guest house as anything less than excellent. The guesthouse is a beautiful period house, Declan is supremely attentive and every detail has been thought through to perfection.

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

Hi Michael D, thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay in Twyfeling B. We are delighted that you enjoyed your tme with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Location is very convenient in Franschoek, we were able to walk to dinner every night. the included breakfast is extensive and very good. Service was excellent. We stayed in Gelatenheid, which is basically a stand alone house. More expensive but definitely worth it for a special occasion.

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

Hi folks and thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your time with us and hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

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55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

From arrival to departure we had a wonderful stay. Breakfast set in the courtyard was stunning. Beautiful accommodation, we had a two bedroom cottage with our own pool. Declan was the perfect host, we would most certainly return next time we are in Franschhoek.

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

Hi Guys, thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay with us and we are delighted your enjoyed your time here. Hopefully you do get the chance to return to Akademie St. and we will be ready and waiting to welcome you back! Kind Regards, Declan and the Akademie Team. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This is by far one of the most beautiful and amazing places my wife and I have ever stayed. The style of the property is to die for - an older french feel, yet updated and pristine; from the wall art, to the glasses, doors, and key holes - everything about this place gives you the feeling that you MUST... More 

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

Hi Scott J, Thanks a million for the lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your time on Akademie Street and in Franschhoek - Hopefully you will return some day!! 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: $347 - $557 (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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