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5 Akademie Street, 7690 Franschhoek, South Africa – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.8/10! (score from 43 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel And Guesthouses.
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All children are welcome.
Cribs are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 43 reviews
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Score from 51 reviews Wonderful
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Score from 90 reviews Exceptional
Avondrood is a small Cape Victorian-style guest house in the historical part of Franschhoek.
Score from 108 reviews Exceptional
Surrounded by the old vineyards of Franschhoek Valley, this carefully restored Victorian home has an outdoor pool and a private sun deck.
Score from 135 reviews Very good
May 18, 2015
April 28, 2015
Not even a hint of a poor experience
The breakfasts were incredibly delicious and relaxing. The staff went above and beyond to organize wine tours, recommend restaurants and provide complimentary services that we greatly appreciated.
April 14, 2015
March 29, 2015
the staff were extremely good. Both friendly and efficient Within the cost everything is included, from laundry to drinks The breakfast is really good
March 4, 2015
Akademie guesthouse felt like a home from home. It has only six rooms which are very spacious. We were given a suite in separate building in the compound which was very private. We had kitchen facilities, a living room and a very spacious bedroom. A small private swimming pool also came with this suite as well as private parking space for the car. Bed was very comfortable. All the drinks in the bar were free which was a welcome surprise. The breakfast was the best we've had in a long time. The all inclusive package was really good if a little expensive.
February 18, 2015
Nothing to fault whatsoever. Keep it up!
Fabulous breakfast Friendly management and staff Location and advice
February 7, 2015
spacious, airy and comfortable room.
December 16, 2014
Welcoming and helpful staff. Great ambiance. Delicious breakfasts. Laundry at no charge.
November 27, 2014
There's nothing we didn't like. It's pricey for S Africa but it is unique
It was all good. A unique property. really well equipped. The privacy, location and the space are the great bits. Really spacious. No need to see anyone except at breakfast. So wonderfully situated for the village, everything is a walk away.
November 23, 2014
The room, the staff, the breakfast, the bed.
November 23, 2014
We stayed in the Oortuiging cottage, unfortunately only for one night. Everything was perfect! The staff was extremely helpful, the cottage is beautifully equipped and you even have a little garden with a little pool to relax.
October 22, 2014
Charming place where everything has been thought about.excellent service,beautiful surroundings, attention to detail superb.
September 27, 2014
There was nothing that we did not like.
This place was amazing. It is in a great location close to everything, but off the main area, so very quiet & peaceful. The place is very clean & beautiful. The staff is very friendly & helpful, but respect your privacy. The breakfast is incredible.
September 23, 2014
Having to leave.
So nice. Beautiful cottage with everything you can dream of. Lovely and very helpfull staff. Absolutely loved it.
August 7, 2014
We were leaving at 8:15 and they advised us that breakfast was served from 8-10, so they would only be able to give us a cold breakfast, which seemed ridiculous. They also were adamant that their extensive library was not for lending and to please leave any books I looked at even though I asked if I could leave my paperback book which I had finished and requested to take one of theirs for my trip.
Lovely big room, nice bathroom, beautiful buildings, charming place to stay.
August 5, 2014
Loved the whole Akademie Street experience. Rooms beautiful- full of light. Staff and owners could not have been nicer or more helpful. Great recommendations for restaurants etc. Plenty of info e mailed prior to stay. Would have loved to sray longer, maybe in better weather!
July 4, 2014
This place is amazing!
June 29, 2014
They have thought of everything! Great location and lovely staff.
June 2, 2014
May 22, 2014
The attention to detail was just fantastic. Very tastefully decorated and our 'room' had absolutely everything that we required and more. Our quirky 'glass bathroom' was unusual and awesome. Such a wonderfully calming atmosphere. Very tasty home grown/made 'everything' for breakfast - a fabulous retreat in beautiful surroundings.
April 19, 2014
No negative points.
Amazing! It felt like someone's home rather than a hotel. The owners and staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful. Superb service throughout our stay. Amazing art work throughout the property. We have travelled extensively and this is one of the best places we have stayed in. We would not hesitate to recommend and stay in Akademie Street again. Our son , in particular, loved his time with Anna, the dog.
April 14, 2014
Nothing - wish we'd stayed longer
Artwork all over the walls Beautiful cottages with nice furnishings A pleasant garden Espresso machine
April 5, 2014
One of the most amazing and relaxing places I have ever stayed. The attention to detail is superb and the service is exceptional. A special word of thanks to Hazel who made us feel so welcome.
March 26, 2014
rather expensive for SA, could do with more hot choice for breakfast e.g. eggs benedict.
Quiet location, charming house, attentive helpful staff.
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