Akademie Street Boutique Hotel

The Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, located in the heart of Franschhoek, is a tribute to luxury, history, and the charm of South Africa’s wine country. The Oortuiging building, a 19th-century Cape Dutch mansion, is the cornerstone of its rich past. It has evolved into one of the region’s most respected luxury hotels throughout the years.

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A Luxurious Home Away from Home

The Akademie Street Boutique Hotel takes pleasure in providing an excellent blend of facilities, serenity, and first-rate service. You’ll have a sense of belonging and comfort from the moment you arrive. We want your stay to feel like a magnificent home away from home.

Our nine distinctively themed suites, situated over the Manor House and three quiet cottages, give the ideal refuge for exploring South Africa’s Culinary Capital’s landscapes, wineries, and culinary treasures.

Delight Your Palate in Franschhoek

Franschhoek is known as South Africa’s Culinary Capital, and lodging on Akademie Street puts you right in the middle of the action. While we serve a legendary breakfast on our lush, vine-covered patio every day, we urge our visitors to explore the many world-class eating options within walking distance.

We make every effort to make you feel at ease and pampered during your stay, from our complimentary fully stocked minibar to the espresso coffee maker in your room. Every evening at sunset, join us in our private patio for drinks in celebration of the Franschhoek good life. We have you covered for a nightcap by the fire or a calming hot chocolate.

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The Akademie Street Boutique Hotel has a variety of unique accommodations to suit every taste:

Vreugde – The Signature Cottage: A private cottage with a bedroom, living space, and a magnificent bathroom. It has an Italian-style canopy bed, a vintage double vanity, a brass bath, a wood-burning fireplace, and exclusive outdoor amenities such as a plunge pool and a wood-fired hot tub.

Oortuiging – A Historic Cape Dutch Cottage: This historic Cape Dutch cottage, built in 1865, has two one-bedroom apartments decorated in a campaign style. Wooden canopy beds, antique furniture, copper bathrooms, and private wood-burning hot tubs are among the amenities.

Gelatenheid -A two-story Cape Dutch cottage with two suites, each with freestanding bathtubs, luxury vanities, and outdoor spaces with balconies, fireplaces, and wood-burning hot tubs. In addition, the cottage offers a private terrace with a Moroccan tile plunge pool.

Gelatenheid A and B – The Cape Dutch Style Cottage Suites: These opulent one-bedroom suites in a Cape Dutch-style cottage offer separate dressing rooms, freestanding bathtubs, balconies with outdoor fireplaces, and wood-burning hot tubs.

Twyfeling A, B, and C – Cape Dutch Manor House Suites: These suites, located in the beautiful Cape Dutch Manor House, offer a blend of old-world splendor and modern conveniences. Each features a wood-burning stove, a vintage-style bath, and access to a private courtyard.

At Akademie Street Boutique Hotel, each accommodation type is designed to provide a premium and personalized experience, guaranteeing that your stay is really unforgettable.

The warm climate of South Africa makes it a perfect vacation for sun and swimming aficionados. All year long, you can enjoy sunbathing and swimming at Akademie Street. We have four pools and three wood-burning hot tubs, so you’ll have lots of chances to relax.

Each of our guest villas has its own private plunge pool, making for a cooling getaway on hot days. Our main pool is solar-heated and ideal for swimming at any time of day or night, whether you like the sunrise or the stars.

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Explore the Beauty of Franschhoek

The Franschhoek Valley is a wonderland surrounded by natural reserves and breathtaking mountain ranges. It provides a safe, tranquil, and easily accessible entrance to the Western Cape’s natural beauties.

Spa treatments, horseback riding, hiking, and even fly fishing are available. Visit the valley’s museums and galleries, or tee off at some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses. Above all, don’t pass up the chance to sample the region’s famed wine and gastronomy. Your culinary trip in Franschhoek will be spectacular, with 40 superb wine cellars and a variety of world-class restaurants, including eight of South Africa’s Top 100.

Book Your Akademie Street Experience Today

Are you ready to immerse yourself in luxury, history, and Franschhoek’s vibrant culture? Discover the enchantment of Akademie Street, where every aspect is designed to make your experience bespoke, luxurious, and truly one-of-a-kind. Your journey with us begins here.