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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 29 March 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...

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WIndsor, Berks, UK
Reviewed 28 March 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
Reviewed 8 March 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...

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cambridge uk
Reviewed 5 March 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,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 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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Reviewed 26 January 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....

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 26 January 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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Hermanus, South Africa
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Just sometimes you find perfection and Acara is just that. If you crave tranquility, peace, coupled with comfort and good service Acara is the place for you. We stayed at Acara just after New Year after enjoying the cricket at Newlands and the hustle and bustle of the waterfront. We arrived at Acara to a very warm welcome. Fiona goes...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Myself and my husband stayed at the Acara in between Christmas and new year. Fiona was so hospitable and friendly. Our room was perfect and the bed was so comfy! Fiona went above and beyond when it came to getting us a reservation at one of the many restaurants in stellenbosch (tip: book before your trip as everywhere was booked...

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Turku, Finland
Reviewed 7 January 2016

The atmosphere of the place with the garden, wonderful view and and friendly host is perfect for us. Also the fauna is fascinate. I have newer taken better photos about owls. We have now been two times at Acara and will stay there also during next vacation.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Business Centre 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 | Exactly 1.2km down Winery Road, nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: ₹ 5,107 - ₹ 14,471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All suites have amazing views and are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles S5979ZNtracyb, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Each of the guest houses was gorgeous all with fabulous views. Car parking is immediately outside.”
 of 5 bubbles 147sallyw, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are four suites of different sizes so depends on budget”
 of 5 bubbles sueh254, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Willow Cottage is extremely comfortable for a self catering stay”
 of 5 bubbles Dakasupa50, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pre book your restaurants! Also visit as many vineyards as possible”
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 of 5 bubbles plofchop, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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