We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
11/07/2017 12/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House

    5 Akademie Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
    Hotel website
    Save
    Savings alert: 19% below average rate
    Best prices for your stay
    11/07/2017 12/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          USD 311*
          USD 265*
          Great Deal
          USD 311*
          USD 299*
          Traveller (358)
          Room & Suite (134)
          Pool & Beach (31)
          Leeu House
          158 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          The Last Word Franschhoek
          476 reviews
          #3 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Franschhoek Country House & Villas
          797 reviews
          #4 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
          647 reviews
          #9 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Overview
          • Excellent96%
          • Very good2%
          • Average1%
          • Poor0%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Multilingual Staff
          Dry Cleaning
          Private Balcony
          5.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Offers from Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House
          Special Offer: Complimentary M.C.C
          {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
          Leeu House
          158 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          The Last Word Franschhoek
          476 reviews
          #3 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Franschhoek Country House & Villas
          797 reviews
          #4 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
          647 reviews
          #9 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Rooms
          11 Jul12 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from USD 265.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Franschhoek hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9a024402bbb3433c9155ee8ea4d78d2a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":593969,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[80097916],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":11,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":12,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":265,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9a024402bbb3433c9155ee8ea4d78d2a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":311,"lowestMetaPrice":265,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":311,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":311,"lowestMetaPrice":265,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":311,"hotelName":"Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjlhMDI0NDAyYmJiMzQzM2M5MTU1ZWU4ZWE0ZDc4ZDJhIiwiQUlLIjoiMDNhZDgxZDZjMGRiNDg3YTkxMThlOGQyOTk1OGJhNzgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "11/07/2017", "checkOut": "12/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "USD 265", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"110591173":"TravelocityEWS","111058876":"HotelsCom2IB","32479117":"BookingCom","110590898":"OrbitzEWS","80097916":"AgodaIB","47923520":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (1,127)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          • More languages
          There are newer reviews for Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House See the most recent reviews

          21 - 25 of 1,089 reviews

          Reviewed 16 March 2017

          We have stayed at some pretty amazing places in the world but this place was just fantastic. Given that it is in a suburban street in a small town with an unimposing facade you walk in and are simply blown away. The design is exceptional,...More

          1  Thank MarkandGillian
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 17 March 2017

          Hi MarkandGillian, thank you for such a kind review. We are delighted that you loved the new improvements to Akademie Street - it's just great to get guests seal of approval!! Hopefully we will see you again soon. Kind Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

          Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

          From then moment if our arrival until the time we left we were looked after with special attention. The pool was great and warm and we enjoyed the evening wine and music before setting out to one of the many good restaurants. The front door...More

          1  Thank Nick B
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 17 March 2017

          Hi Nick B, Thank you for taking time out to review your recent stay on Akademie St. It is always great to hear that guests really enjoyed the unique 'Akademie experience'. We continue to further enhance this, so hopefully you will return again some day...More

          Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

          I write a lot of reviews so I always like to have what I consider to be the top in each category. Large hotels, BnBs restos etc. the Akademie definetley sets the standard for a boutique hotel. They did not miss a beat. We had...More

          1  Thank howard0928
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 15 March 2017

          Hi howard0928, Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review - trust me, it means so much to us all here on Akademie Street, especially from one so widely travelled - Thank you!! Hopefully you will get the chance again to...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017

          We couldn't take a trip to South Africa without making a return visit to Akademie Street. What a gem of a place it is, with wonderful staff who really do achieve what they strive for and that is to create a " home from home"...More

          2  Thank lynnepeter2017
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 8 March 2017

          Hi lynnepeter2017, thank you for your lovely review and it is always very gratifying to receive such praise from returning guests! We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us but also that you loved the various improvements we have made!! Hopefully, you both...More

          Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

          .... we will never find any where that could compare to this fantastic place your every need has been thought of and catered for it's absolutely fantastic. We are currently here for two nights and having just arrived will definitely return . As two couples...More

          Thank Helenbarton
          Response from AkaFhk, Manager at Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest HouseResponded 8 March 2017

          Hello Helen, thank you for taking time out to write such a lovely and kind review - and you haven't even left us yet!! Please relax and the enjoy the rest of your time with us!! Kind Regards Regards, Declan & the Akademie Team.

          Leeu House
          158 reviews
          #2 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          The Last Word Franschhoek
          476 reviews
          #3 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Franschhoek Country House & Villas
          797 reviews
          #4 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa
          647 reviews
          #9 of 11 hotels in Franschhoek
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Breakfast Available
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 300 - USD 537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #1 Luxury Hotel in Franschhoek
          • #1 Romantic Hotel in Franschhoek
          • #1 Family Hotel in Franschhoek
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Agoda, Hotels.com, Orbitz, TripOnline SA and Travelocity so you can book your Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • South Africa >
          • Western Cape >
          • Franschhoek
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (358)
          Room & Suite (134)
          Pool & Beach (31)
          Dining (29)
          Hotel & Grounds (214)
          Bathroom (15)
          Family and Play Areas (2)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
          Nearby
          The Last Word Franschhoek
          476 reviews
          .79 km away
           
          Leeu House
          158 reviews
          .26 km away
           
          Franschhoek Boutique Hotel
          49 reviews
          .44 km away
           
          Le Quartier Francais
          525 reviews
          .33 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Foliage Restaurant
          1,022 reviews
          .25 km away
          Le Bon Vivant
          1,452 reviews
          .42 km away
          The French Connection
          1,421 reviews
          .54 km away
          Allora
          799 reviews
          .53 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Franschhoek Wine Tram
          1,563 reviews
          .43 km away
          Huguenot Memorial Museum
          331 reviews
          .15 km away
          The Huguenot Memorial Monument
          216 reviews
          .25 km away
          Haute Cabriere Tasting Room
          251 reviews
          1.09 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jackie B
          I believe that Arthur and his family have recently sold the Guest House. We are thinking of booking for next year but are concerned that the standards which have made this a No 1 Tripadvisor hoice, may slip? Views?
          14 February 2015|
          Answer Show all 6 answers
          Response from AkaFhk | Property representative |
          Hi Jackie. My name is Declan and I am part of the new ownership team; there is only two of us. I am here on a day to day basis as we felt it important that we have an active presence over here. So I am over here full time... More
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "All rooms are great and unique"
          Read review
          "Make restaurant bookings in town before you arrive: we recommend Foliage which is one of the best and very..."
          Read review
          "Vreugde is our favourite - very private, gorgeous inside and out."
          Read review
          "Ask for one of the "houses" with your own hot tub and a free-standing tub in the bath."
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing