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Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guest House
5 Akademie Street
Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa
+27 (0) 82 517 0405

Luxury Accommodation yet so Private & Peaceful

Each of our guesthouses at Akademie is unique. Three have their own private garden and swimming pool. The other three share a large solar heated pool.

Oortuiging, or a place of conviction, is a spacious, old cottage furnished with Cape-style antiques, comprising of two bedrooms and a kitchen and lounge. It lies in the shade of a great white stinkwood tree and opens onto a sun-kissed garden with a private plunge pool.

The charming garden suite of joy, Vreugde, sleeps two and its guests have their own private garden with a plunge pool and patio.

Gelatenheid is a regal double storey villa overlooking a long swimming pool and fountain garden. This villa houses an enormous loft bedroom, sitting room, romantic outside bath, spacious lounge and kitchenette, with French doors leading onto the garden and pool.

Uitsig, a light-filled upstairs suite, offers lovely views of the Franschoek mountains with the garden and pool below.

Twyfeling houses two beautiful and large suites, along with the reception, library and dining rooms, and shares a solar-heated pool with Uitsig.

All of the different Akademie Street Guesthouses join through winding pathways and meet at the beautiful site of Twyfeling - the Cape Dutch main home where breakfasts are served under a vine-covered patio by your hosts Katherine, Arthur and the staff.

Akademie Street Guesthouses collection is rich in atmosphere, luxury, peace and privacy - it is the ideal hiding place for the traveller who is no longer impressed with five star hotels
—Rapport newspaper