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Goa, India
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Both my husband and I have travelled extensively and I can honestly say this is one of the loveliest places we have stayed - Fiona is a wonderful host with a beutiful tranquil home - her dogs are quite lovely especially Zim - who is such a character - I wish we had realised that we could have stopped at...

Thank debgoa
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Myself and three colleaques, stayed at the Acara on the 21 November 2013. What a wonderful place and the most wonderful host Fiona. she went out of her way to make us feel at home, the garden and swimming pools was like an area in paradise. We sat on the balconary for breakfast and watched the bird building nests. The...

Thank john b
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 24 October 2013

We stayed 2 nights while traveling around South Africa on our honeymoon. Fiona was so welcoming and helpful, she organized a fantastic wine tour for us and at her suggestion we went for dinner at 96 Winery road afterwards, which is walking distance from Acara. The grounds and gardens are beautiful, the horses and dogs are charming and the guest...

Thank Eadaoin1
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Our stay was really great and Fiona was a wonderful and very caring host! Thank you so much :-) Having fresh breakfast in this beautiful garden was wonderful. The tour to the wine estates were great and the dinner at Longridges was one of the best dinners we had in south africa! The fresh flowers on our bed and on...

Thank Tanja J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2013

We had the pleasure of staying here for two nights following our five week African expedition and boy did we enjoy the warmth and cleanliness that was on offer here at Acara. Fiona and Dave were helpful to all questions and I will be forever grateful for their recommendation of 96 Winery Road restaurant (which is a 5 min walk...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 12 May 2013

Our 5 night stay at Acara was absolutely fantastic. We stayed with our 2 small children in the Willow Tree cottage which had plenty of space and was comfortable and well equipped. We especially enjoyed the private deck for sitting and admiring the lush garden, and the fireplace for making our evenings so cozy. Fiona is so welcoming and is...

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We are making an outing to Acara on an annual basis and love the beautiful gardens, easy access to winelands, restaurants and shops! Fiona and Dave are always welcoming and willing to go beyond the normal to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2013

We had a lovely 2 night stay in the 2 bedroom cottage at Acara. The guest house is set on the outskirts of Stellenbosch and is the perfect base to explore the surrounding winelands. The gardens are beautiful and extremley well looked after, it was great to relax either by the pool or just strolling around the flower beds. The...

Thank Kathryn S
Riverside, California
Reviewed 24 March 2013

This place is incredibly peaceful and relaxing. We stayed three nights in one of the two bedroom cottages. Our room was comfortable and spacious. The gardens were exceptional. Fiona is not only friendly and sweet, but she has an incredibe eye for landscape design. The location is great being just a short drive away from downtown Stellenbosch. They even washed...

Thank JD762013
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2013

WOW! This is undoubtedly one of the most peaceful and relaxing places we have stayed in - we stayed in Lavender Cottage and what a delightful. We were met by Fiona with such a warm welcome - everything in each room was decorated tastefully and was beautifully clean. The gardens and pool are just another piece of quiet tranquility where...

Thank Jane C

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the Winelands, between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, Acara is nestled in a valley amidst scenic vineyards. A fantastic location for visiting the entire area - from Cape Town to Franschhoek & beyond, but yet peaceful and quiet. Beautifully appointed rooms, a sparkling heated swimming pool and large landscaped gardens. Amazing views to the Helderberg Mountains. A place to relax! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Acara

Address: 24 Winery Road | Exactly 1.2km down Winery Road, nr Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7130, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Stellenbosch
Price Range: €70 - €197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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