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Reviewed 26 November 2016

We had a great time at Acara staying in Lavender Cottage. The property and gardens really are beautiful and our one year old daughter loved being able to use the lovely pool too. The location is great for driving into Stellenbosch and is also close to the airport - 20 minutes drive. The owner was great and organised us trips...

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Hidden secret - owner-run, beautiful suite, intimate spaces without being hassled by other visitors. Subtle care, with lots of local knowledge easily shared - and especially a sense of peace in a very beautiful garden.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

As regular visitors to the Western Cape and Stellenbosch in particular over the last 10 years, we have stayed in many places and now we have found our SA home. Acara is by far the best place we have stayed in terms of views, facilities, the welcome and exceptional gardens. Close to Stellenbosch and ideally located for a quick trip...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What a warm welcome from this little hidden jem in Winery Road. From beautiful views to the friendly Fiona - owner of Acara. Loved the beautiful tranquil setting and gardens. Clean with all the little luxuries. Free wifi and aircon. Good location between all the wine farms.

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Paramaribo, Suriname
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were visiting the Western Cape region and looking for a convenient spot to so from. Rather than staying in (over)crowded Cape Town we decided to stay with Fiona @ Acara. We enjoyed the tranquil experience in a clean and comfortable setting. Everything worked well and it felt like home after only a few days. The location is convenient for...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We keep on returning to Acara! Great service as always. Fiona goes out of her way to make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Love the peaceful surroundings. Love the horses and the most beautiful gardens. Lots of Birdlife, we had a Brown Owl sitting in the Willow tree in front of our unit every night!

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Cape Town
Reviewed 11 July 2016

What a fantastic setting & environment it offers ! We had a lovely weekend & loved our time at Acara. It had everything we need - was nice & clean. Loved the huuuge bed, heated towel rails & the views just topped it all off

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Phi Phi Island
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This time I decided to rent a car the very first time in South Africa as a tourist. For what ever reason it was a bit scary. I was out and around doing other stuff when I decided to spend my afternoon in Stellenbosch eating there. When I tried the wine I decided further to stay in Stellenbosch on a...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We spent a couple nights at Acara at the end of March and really enjoyed the beautiful and quiet setting of the rooms/cottages. The property is not far from Stellenbosch and many local vineyards. The gardens are absolutely wonderful with flowering plants at every turn with the backdrop of mountains in the distance. Gardens attract birds and we saw them...

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Acara Lavender Cottage very much. The cottage offers everything you need with two bedrooms a living room with open plan kitchen and a nice bathroom. The cottage is not huge but is was absolutely sufficient. And the garden is so beautiful (you have to see it!) with a lot of cosy corners to enjoy the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Winelands, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Acara is nestled in a valley amidst scenic vineyards. A fantastic location for visiting the entire area - from Cape Town to Franschhoek & beyond, but yet peaceful and quiet. Beautifully appointed rooms, a sparkling heated swimming pool and large landscaped gardens. Amazing views to the Helderberg Mountains. A place to relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acara

Address: 24 Winery Road | Exactly 1.2km down Winery Road, nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: $98 - $278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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