Map showing Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guesthouse
Directions to Akademie Street Boutique Hotel & Guesthouse
From Cape Town International Airport
Exit the airport in the direction of the N2 expressway (Cape Town). Turn off at the Somerset West sign (watch for it - it comes up quite soon). Keep on the N2 and exit at the Baden Powell Drive / Stellenbosch sign. Turn left and continue for quite a distance (past Spier Estate) untill you come to a T- junction. Turn right onto the dual road - this leads into the town of Stellenbosch. Continue along this road (Adam Tas Street) untill you pass the railway station on your left. You come to a yield sign leading to the left. Keep going left. Keep straight on untill just past the industrial/commercial areas then look for a sign to the right saying Franschhoek via Helshoogte Pass. Go right through the pass (past Boschendal Estate) untill you reach a T-junction. Turn Right and about 15km later you will find yourself in Franschhoek.
From Cape Town Centre (about an hour’s drive)
Take the N1 expressway towards Paarl, Drive a fairly long way until you get to exit 47 where sign says R44/R103 Stellenbosch, Klapmuts, Wellington. Turn right. Fairly soon come to a 4-way stop. Cross over and shortly thereafter you will see a sign to left saying Franschhoek.Continue for about 9 km until you reach a T-junction. Turn right and keep driving until you find yourself in the town of Franschhoek
To find Akademie Street Guesthouses once in Franschhoek
Drive through Franschhoek until the end of town – the monument in front of you. Turn left. The second road is Akademie Street turn left (You cannot go right). Come to Twyfeling at the big oak trees. You will see the Akademie Street Guesthouses sign.