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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Akademie Street was truly the most beautiful place we have ever stayed. We have travelled throughout the world and my husband is quite talented at finding little gems along the way, but I have never seen or enjoyed somewhere so much! Coming from a career...More

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

Hi Erin M, Wow thanks for such a fabulous review - we are both embarrassed & delighted, at the same time! More importantly though, it's just great to hear that you loved your time with us and we really hope to see you back some...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been coming to Akademie Street for 14 years and although there have been changes to the property, it is still welcoming, roomy and has all the comforts of home. Centrally located and peaceful surroundings. Helpful staff and attention to detail.More

Thank Kyra v
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 2 days ago

Hi Kyra v, It is always great to welcome back returning guests, especially yourselves, who have been coming back year after year - thank you so much. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us again and more importantly, that you loved the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This little gem, is in the heart of the village of Franschhoek, South Africa. A walkimg distance to the main street. This was our second visit to this lovely boutique hotel after 6 years. It was an even better stay than our first! The team...More

Thank prits72
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 4 days ago

Hi prits72, thank you so much for your very generous review. It truly is satisfying to receive such kind words from a returning guest! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the many changes & upgrades from your previous stay!...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Akademie Street is exceptional in many ways. Not only is it exquisitely decorated, the attention to detail to ensure the most comfortable stay is second to none. It is hands down the most beautiful place you can stay. From the rooms to the service, to...More

Thank Abbe L
Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 6 days ago

Hi Abbe L, thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are thrilled that you loved time with us and hopefully we will see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's no coincidence that this is one of the best boutique hotels in the world. The place itself is spectacular; with the piano room, the roaring open fire in the evening, lovely pool area and rooms that literally have everything covered. However, it is the...More

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

Hi Samit D, thank you so much for such a generous review. It is so great to receive such kind words and gives us all such a boost -thank you. More importantly, it's just great to know that you loved Akademie & your time spent...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Pool
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 374 - US$ 685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 374 - US$ 685 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
#1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Michelle C
12 October 2017|
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi Michelle, It's Declan here from Akademie Street. Thanks for your enquiry. Hopefully, you will get some independent answers to your query, but let me just outline a few of the differences between Gelatenheid A & B. Both... More
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Stephan N
10 July 2017|
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Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
Hi Stephan N, thanks for your enquiry. As Gordon E stated, our main communal pool is electrically heated and can be set accordingly. I normally set it at 25 degrees, so in summer time it is atleast at this temperature... More
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Jackie B
14 February 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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"Akademie is a home away from home"
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"All rooms are furnished differently but have the same level of comfort."
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