Akademie Street Guest House


Encompassing six rooms in five unique buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet area of the village Franschhoek. We offer a personal service that only a very small, family-owned and managed, five-star, luxury guest house and boutique hotel can give. Each of the guesthouses at Akademie is unique. Three have their own private garden and swimming pool. The other three share a large solar heated pool. 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. From this retreat, guests can stroll to the village center and explore its famous restaurants. Akademie Street Guesthouses collection is rich in atmosphere, luxury, peace and privacy.


Twyfeling Room


Twyfeling is a gracious Cape Dutch style house with a large living room, a library and the hotel's reception and breakfast areas. It has two private, large and light-filled bedroom suites at opposite ends of the house.

Twyfeling A is completely self-contained with an extra length king size bed (twin beds can be organized instead at prior notice). This suite leads out to the lovely garden and the large solar-heated pool. It has a stunning, spacious, glass- roofed bathroom.


The two Twyfeling suites share the pool and garden with the suite Uitsig.


Uitsig Room


Uitsig, a private upstairs suite, gives wonderfully comfortable, spacious accommodation. The French doors open onto a sun-baked balcony with a lovely view of the mountains encircling Franschhoek. One feels as if one is floating in the tree tops. The bath and separate shower are in an ultra modern bathroom with under floor heating. The king size, extra length bed can be replaced by twin extra length beds on prior notice.


Uitsig shares a large solar heated pool and lovely garden with the two suites in Twyfeling.


Oortuiging's Room


When it comes to Franschhoek accommodation few places can match Oortuiging’s history. Oortuiging is an atmospheric Franschhoek cottage built in the 1860's. It adds interest to the Akademie Street Boutique Hotel collection as it played a role in the history of Franschhoek during the Anglo-Boer war. It has two en-suite bedrooms, a lounge, a kitchen and a dining room.


This guest house in Franshoek can accommodate two persons sharing in spacious luxury and has its own pool and private shade and sun gardens. The guest house has accommodation for three persons. The main bedroom has an extra length king size bed but with prior notice twin beds can be arranged. A third person can be accommodated in the small second bedroom. The house is in the shade of a giant white stinkwood tree yet one can lie, if one chooses, in the sun in the private pool garden.


Vreugde Room


Vreugde is a garden suite that sleeps two in an extra length king size bed but with prior notice twin beds can be organized. The bath and shower are separate, there is a small kitchenette and French doors open onto a wide veranda with a beautiful garden and small pool. Vreugde guest house offers both tranquility and peace.


One can lounge on the leather sofa on the porch listening to the birds and the singing of the fountain. This is a very intimate, private place in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley, the loveliest part of the Winelands area of the Western Cape.


Gelatenheid Villa


Gelatenheid is a gloriously spacious double storey guest house with a wide balcony and superb mountain views over the Franschoek Winelands. It has an extra large loft incorporating the bed/dressing/sitting room with an extra length king size bed (or twin extra length beds on prior notice), TV and en-suite bathroom. This is guest house and boutique hotel accommodation at its most spacious.


In a quiet corner of the balcony of this Franschhoek guest house a Victorian bath rests under the tree tops. Downstairs is a lounge and kitchenette with French doors leading out onto a veranda and the large pool and fountain garden.


Rates - 2015
Dates Per Person Double Single Supplement
Please call us at 1.800.414.3090 for more information about incorporating Akademie Street Guesthouse into your safari.
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