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Reviewed 3 March 2017

We have enjoyed Fiona's wonderful hospitality twice now. This is a beautiful spot, delightful views of mountains, vineyards and even Nguni! Immaculate rooms (Jacaranda first time, Studio this time), both clean and well appointed (and any deficiencies rapidly rectified ). It is out in the...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

As ex-Capetonians, our family regularly heads to Stellenbosch from various parts of the world to spend time together. It is always a very special time, during which we mostly enjoy the surrounds of our house/cottage and tend to cook at least one or two meals...More

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Response from Fiona043, Owner at AcaraResponded 23 January 2017

Thank you for your review TasWalsh. I'm so glad that you, and especially your Gran, all enjoyed your stay at Acara. Regarding the internet, I would like to point out to future guests that when booking, on check-in and on the card with the wifi...More

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Fiona is a nice host, very friendly and helpful - communication has been always easy and prompt. The rooms are newly renovated and clean, little kitchen, nice bathroom (we had a balcony room, there are terraces available, too. The house has a wonderful garden with...More

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Response from Fiona043, Manager at AcaraResponded 9 January 2017

Thanks so much for the review Chrispe! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay here. :-) Just a quick note to any future guests reading this - about the 'fires' - to clarify that this refers to the serious BUSH(wild) fire (which affected...More

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Wonderful accommodation nestled in full view of the surrounding mountains. With picturesque gardens, stables and poolside, Acara guesthouse is the ideal location for couples or families looking for a getaway to SA wine country. Located near enough to Stellenbosch for access yet far enough away...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a fantastic time at Acara, the suites are beautifully furnished and the gardens and scenery are stunning. The owner and all staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back to stay

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Free Parking
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Heated pool
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US$117 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$117 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"All the rooms are lovely and the views from each close to paradise"
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