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    Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

    5 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
    011 27 87 550 4332
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    Overview
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Multilingual Staff
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    When we arrived at a quiet little side street literally just off the main drag of Frranschoek we were met at the door with the warmest of welcomes. Fuss free check in and taken through to one of the loveliest and most stunning rooms we...More

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

    Hi folks, thank you so much for such an extensive, detailed & highly complimentary review! Trust me when I tell you, that such kind words mean the absolute world to us all here at Akademie Street. Most importantly, we are thrilled that you really enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Unfortunately, we only had the pleasure of staying 1 night, which was no way near long enough. From the moment we arrived, we received a warm welcome. Declan and his staff went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and at home. There was...More

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

    Hi folks, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a kind & generous review. We are thrilled that you really enjoyed your time with us and hope you'll make it back again - but for longer next time! Kind Regards, Declan...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed a few years ago and thought it was excellent but the changes that have been made since then have made it even more impressive. The introduction of an evening drinks period where guests can mingle and exchange information is a great idea that...More

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

    Hi Hamish S, it really was great having you back to stay. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us again and loved our changes! We look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards Declan & the Akademie team.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Do not hesitate. This is an absolutely charming boutique hotel within level waking distance of the main street of Franschhoek. You could not be better situated if you don't wish to be wholly dependent on your car - quiet yet close to town. The hotel...More

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

    Hi MsMars, Thank you so much for your kind words and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we'll see you back again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I visited Akademie for our anniversary and my birthday. It was absolutely amazing - the hotel was beautiful. Room gorgeous, amenities superb, food fantastic. The staff were wonderful too and we really felt superbly looked after. Excellent advice on local places to...More

    Thank rocheb2017
    Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

    Hi rocheb2017, thank you for taking the time to write such a kind & generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us & hopefully we'll see you back again some day. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

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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
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$319 - US$533 (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
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
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    • Franschhoek
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    Bathroom (15)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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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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