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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel

Boutique Hotel & Guest House at the heart of Franschhoek

in the heart of the South African Wine Valley

Hospitality and comfort lie at the heart of the Akademie Street experience with wood fired hot tubs and fragrant landscaped gardens.

Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House is a luxurious home from home in Franschhoek. It provides a blissful base from which to explore the landscapes, vineyards and chef’s tables of South Africa’s Culinary Capital. Within strolling distance to the historic centre of Franschhoek, steeped in local heritage – their Oortuiging building was one of the first in town.

The luxurious property, complete with wood fired hot tubs and fragrant landscaped gardens, is designed to be a haven of sumptuous tranquillity with attention to detail throughout. Accommodation is made up of seven individually designed and styled rooms dotted throughout five buildings in an enchanting garden setting. Each cottage has an individual swimming pool, offering privacy and peace.

Spend your time at the spa, horse riding, hiking or fly fishing, explore the valley museums and galleries or play a few rounds of golf on some of the most picturesque greens in the world. Relaxation is inevitable. The discreet, personal service is warm and welcoming, attentive and unlimited. From organising wine tours, to providing low-key conference facilities, serving a perfect sundowner or setting you up for the day with our legendary breakfast, the experience is bespoke, indulgent and truly unique. Boutique weddings, groups and business retreats are all welcome.

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