Franschhoek hotel comes out tops with TripAdvisor

2014-01-23 08:56
Cape Town – Online travel review giant TripAdvisor, has sifted through the myriad of user reviews posted on their site to see which properties, destinations and experience are favourites among their users.  

They announced the results of their Travelers Choice Awards earlier this week and Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse in Franschhoek managed to claim the top spot in their luxury hotel category.

“An artist’s paradise. A tranquil, peaceful and beautiful accommodation with an extraordinary history. We will now rate all rooms around the world by this hotel!” is the user quote they used to describe the local Shangri-la.  

It was followed closely by the Villa Afrikana Guest Suites in Knysna, which swiped the 4th position and The Residence Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg also made the list at number 23.  

The South African hotels featured alongside renowned names like The Chester Residence in Edinburgh, Trump International Hotel & Tower in Toronto and Al Maha Desert Resort in Dubai.  

Apart from making waves in the luxury hotels department, South Africa also featured in the Top Destinations category, with Cape Town stealing in at number 16 on the list of 25.  

Check out the TripAdvisor website to browse the various categories in more detail.  
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