Nestled in the idyllic village of Franschhoek, it is easy to see why the Akademie Street boutique hotel and guest house holds the number one spot for Franschhoek hotel accommodation on Trip Advisor. With its vibrant colours and eclectic mix of contemporary and antique interior pieces, this Cape Winelands accommodation – a family-owned and managed establishment – is clearly a labour of love that offers a luxurious retreat for wine touring travelers. Featuring six unique rooms in five buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet corner of Franschhoek, this location offers all the peace and privacy you desire.
Accommodation options include three guest cottages each with a private pool; and three suites, two in the main house and another in an adjacent building, which share a solar heated pool. Join your fellow guests for breakfast under a vine-covered veranda in the Cape-Dutch style main house, or take a stroll to the village centre of Franschhoek with its famous restaurants brimming with endless choices of nearly 40 restaurants or sidewalk cafes; or visit one of the spectacular wine estates situated only a short drive away for wine tasting and cellar tours.
Regardless of your preference, this Cape Winelands accommodation has every box ticked: with less than an hour to Cape Town for its buzzing nightlife and a multitude of activities and tours, 30 minutes to Stellenbosch for its university and old buildings, and an hour away from Hermanus for whale-watching and shark diving.
The Akademie Street boutique hotel and guest house is the ideal Franschhoek hotel accommodation offering for anyone seeking a five-star luxurious haven, where peace and tranquillity, as well as personal touches and attention generously supplied by the owner managers, can be found.
Franschhoek is known as a most spectacular wine producing valley, but did you know that this little Cape Winelands gem also annually hosts a string of foodie festivals? Located a mere 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, this is South Africa’s food and wine heartland, set amongst towering mountains and magnificent vineyard scenery. Franschhoek is Read More