Within strolling distance of Franschoek’s historic center, Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House is perfectly situated in the Cape Winelands. Blending Cape Dutch architecture and contemporary aesthetics, this boutique hotel is truly a romantic, sumptuous and homely place in South Africa's gourmet capital.
About Akademie Street Boutique Hotel
Voted as Africa’s Most Romantic Boutiqe Hotel, Akademie Street Boutique Hotel has a lot of history and romance in its rooms. One of its buildings (called Oortuiging) was one of the first buildings in Franschoek. The garden setting and peaceful atmosphere makes this a gorgeous getaway! Franschoek is home to eight of South Africa’s Top 100 restaurants so if you’re a foodie – then this boutique hotel is perfect for you!Franschoek is the perfect base from which to explore the Cape Winelands; guests can spend time at the spa, horse riding, fly fishing and exploring the museums and galleries.
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel Accommodation
With five suites and three cottages, Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House is the perfect spot from which to explore South Africa’s Gourmet Capital. Each suite has an individual style, furnishings and atmosphere. Nothing is cookie cutter here! Guests can choose from suites in the hotel’s main building or suites situated in the gardens. Design features include a glass roofed bathroom, separate bath and shower and an elegant interior.
The three cottages offer complete privacy with a generous space, canopy beds, underfloor heating and luxurious touches like a free-standing brass bath. They’re also decorated in a contemporary and unique style so that no cottage looks quite the same. The property has wood fired hot tubs and a manicured garden as well as individual swimming pools. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House prides itself on attentive and first-class service.
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel Activities
- Wine tasting at nearby farms in the Franschhoek valley
- Private wine tastings and cellar tours
- Championship golf courses situated in close proximity to Franschhoek – Pearl Valley Golf Estate, Erinvale Golf Estate, Devonvale Golf & Wine Estate and De Zalze Golf Estate are a few to choose from
- Hot air ballooning in nearby Paarl
- Trout fishing
- Hiking or mountain biking in the nearby reserve
- Relax at the spa
- Go horse-riding, fly fishing, bike riding or explore museums and galleries
Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.
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