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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 11 January 2012

I merely echo what the other reviews have stated here, without any reservations. Absolutely wonderful--the rooms, the service, the breakfast, and the hosts. My wife and I stayed in the Oortuiging room for two nights, and it was outrageously nice. We poked around the rest of the property, and the other rooms looked fine too, but we liked the space...

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London
Reviewed 9 January 2012

The team at aka continue to provide first-class accommodation and service. This year was our third visit in a row, and I hope we'll return again next Summer. Vreudge was again our choice, and remains a firm favourite for its big comfy bed, spacious bathroom and tranquil private garden. Good luck to Arthur, Katherine and their wonderful staff for another...

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London
Reviewed 6 January 2012

You can't improve on perfection and we came back to Akademie because our stay there last year was perfect. So we decided to start our annual South African holiday at Akademie (bearing in mind that everything else is likely to pale into insignificance by comparison). This time, we stayed for 6 nights - and wished we could stay forever. We...

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Takoma Park, MD
Reviewed 6 January 2012

This place is heaven. It's like you're staying at a celebrity's cosy and meticulously maintained country home. Or perhaps it's like a set from a romantic comedy starring Scarlett Johansson set in the English countryside. Either way, that's just the PROPERTY. The PROPRIETORS have thought of everything. I won't spoil the surprises, but I can't image a (potential) need that...

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Puurs, Belgium
Reviewed 1 January 2012

Although we only spend 1 night at Akademie Street Guesthouse, we felt extremely welcome ! The garden pavilion we stayed in, is charming, luxurious and furnished with good taste. Keywords ? Privacy, willing and spoiling. The breakfast in the glasshouse was varied and complete. Both the owners and Hazel are very friendly, and helpful with tips for good restaurants or...

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Charlottesville, VA
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We spent two nights in Franschhoek at Akademie Street in mid-December, and it was one of the highlights of our two week trip to South Africa. Before we arrived, our hosts recommended restaurants and were generally very helpful. Upon arrival, Hazel whisked us to our very lovely private cottage, showed us around the main house and property, and made us...

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Lajes do Pico, Portugal
Reviewed 28 December 2011

What a fantastic little hotel!!!! When you walk into this hotel you immediately feel welcome. The common rooms are a treat to look at filled with art and a lovely mix of furniture. They have shelves of books to read and all kinds of cozy little nooks to sit and enjoy reading. The gardens are so serene with fountains trickling...

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London, England
Reviewed 26 December 2011

This is an incredibly well-run, calm and attractive guest house. I think the difference must be that they ask for feedback and act on it. I would recommend this guest house unreservedly.

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UK
Reviewed 20 December 2011

We stayed in Oortuiging for 2 nights in December - next time, it will be 3. No surprise that others rate it so highly; it's difficult to add to the superlatives. Peace, quiet and luxury. Plus restaurant recommendations in advance, with plenty of time to make bookings.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2011

Akademie Street was one of the greatest places I have ever stayed. The room was brilliant and large, the breakfast excellent and best of all the hosts and staff were magnificent and friendly. I couldn't recommend the place more. Craig

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  • Pool
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Number of rooms: 7 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
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Franschhoek
Price Range: £218 - £351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House 5*
Number of rooms: 7
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