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The Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House in the town of Franschhoek is an institution on its own as it has been providing luxury accommodation in the area for many years. The service is extremely personalised, friendly and it shows in the many accolades it has received over the years.
The seven rooms in the hotel are individual and are to the highest standards. With warm, comfortable fabrics, copper bath tubs; four-poster beds, it makes for a very romantic setting. Two of the suites have their plunge pools, set in a manicured garden. The Cape Dutch house has two suites, which share a heated swimming pool. For added convenience, there are kitchenettes in each room, making sure you are fully equipped for your stay.
The hotel is steeped in history and dates back to the first settlers in 1862, and since then the hotel has been turned into a world-class award winning establishment.
The hotel is close to all the main attractions with a two-minute walk from the Huguenot Memorial Museum and 600 meters from the Franschhoek Church in the centre of town which is about an eight-minute walk.
The rates include breakfast, local mobile phone, free drinks and laundry service, representing its exceptional value. The hotel has undergone many refurbishments of the years and hotel is looking fresh and modern.
Awards and ratings
- No. 9 in the Top Small Hotels in the World TripAdvisor
- Number one of Top Hotels in Franschhoek according to TripAdvisor
- Top Small Hotel in the World (Trip Advisor’s Travelers' Choice)
- Top Luxury Hotel in the World (Trip Advisor’s Travelers' Choice)
This hotel is ideal for travellers looking for an authentic stay with personalised service and upmarket amenities. We highly recommend this hotel.
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- # Rooms:
Uitsig is an upstairs suite with door opens onto a sun-baked balcony with mountain views of Franschhoek. The room has king size extra length bed that can be converted to a twin. The bath and separate shower are in an ultra modern bathroom with under floor heating. The suite has a heated pool in the garden.
Twyfeling Suites A and B
- # Rooms:
Twyfeling is a Cape Dutch house with a large living room and library and with two suites. The suites are self-contained. It has a stunning, spacious, glass-roofed bathroom. The two Twyfeling suites share a pool and garden.
Oortuiging Suites A and B
Oortuiging B, one of two suites that have a copper bath, living area and canopy beds. Enjoy heated floors, private plunge pool both rooms lead out onto the gardens.
- # Rooms:
Sleeps two in a king-size bed with a bath and separate shower and a small kitchen. A wide verandah opens up onto the garden & secluded pool.
- # Rooms:
Gelatenheid is a double storey with a full balcony and superb mountain views over the Franschhoek Winelands. It has a large loft incorporating the bed/dressing/sitting room with an extra length king-size bed, TV and en-suite bathroom. This is a guest house and boutique hotel accommodation at its most spacious.
In a quiet corner of the balcony, a Victorian bath rests under the tree tops. Downstairs is a lounge and kitchen with doors leading out onto a veranda with a pool.
- # Rooms:
It has two bathrooms, a lounge, a kitchen and a dining room. This guest house can accommodate two persons sharing in spacious luxury and has its private pool. The guest house can host three people. The main bedroom has an extra length king-size bed that can be made up as twins. A third person can stay in the adjacent smaller second bedroom.
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Cape Town International Airport Matroosfontein 7490, South Africa
1. Head north toward Erica Dr 800 m
2. Continue straight onto Erica Dr 48 m
3. Turn right at Stellenbosch Rd/M12 4.1 km
4. Turn left to merge onto Kuils River Fwy/R300 9.1 km
5. Take the exit onto N1 20.8 km
6. Take the exit toward Adam Tas St/R44 150 m
7. Turn right at Adam Tas St/R44 1.1 km
8. Take the 3rd left onto R45 8.6 km
9. Turn right to stay on R45 19.2 km
10. Turn left at Lambrechts St/R45 190 m
11. Take the 2nd left onto Akademie St
Destination will be on the right 110 m
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On site parking facilities are provided for guests.