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Grand Africa Cafe & Rooms
Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Plettenberg Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
“Grand Time”
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Most stunning location to get ready for a wedding :) we stayed in the Bath House and just loved the space and the stunning details. was very spacious, private and quiet. would love to come back and enjoy the beautiful rooms again.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed at the Grand Cafe and Rooms for two nights during our trip on the garden route. From arrival to departure the service was excellent. The hotel is fabulous, very trendy and quirky. The rooms are incredible, we had booked the Bath House which had its own pool and two Victorian baths. But we were shown room 8 and as it had great sea views we decided to take that. It was a huge room with stunning features. The food and service in the restaurant was excellent. The position of this hotel makes it a great place to stay in Plett. You can walk to the amazing Robberg beach and it's minutes from all the shops. Go stay there if you're visiting Plettenberg Bay.

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Cape Town
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Very special place with lots of character and style, very different...a bit like old Europe in Africa with beautiful views. Our stay was just too short - we would really have loved to stay at least another two days.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

The style and decor of The Grand was exactly to our tastes - rustic in parts and opulent in others. The service was efficient yet unobtrusive. The bed ridiculously comfortable. The food at the restaurant was up to the usual Grand high standards. Peaceful, relaxing and inspiring.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 April 2014

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon in February and had a very relaxing stay following our safari in Sabi Sands. Whilst we were unlucky with the weather, we felt very pleased with our hotel choice. I must admit, I didn't quite know what to expect before arriving but everything about the hotel, its restaurant and its rooms is beautifully designed and thought out.

We didn't arrive until gone 9:30pm but the kitchen was still open and put together a delicious platter with some well matched white wine for us without hesitation.

The levels of service here are extremely high and very friendly without being over bearing.

The food and drink choices are perfect and the quality was consistently very high.

Our room had an impressive sea view and was bigger than many suites I've stayed in, in so called 5 star hotels.

I couldn't recommend the Grand Cafe and Rooms enough. Everyone really looked after us and we had a relaxing, comfortable stay.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

Not the usual hotel room, each one is different. A character all of its own in a great location with wonderful views, very nice. Glad we tried it and would certainly recommend. Free parking available.

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

i was booked to stay at a rented villa in Plett but when i arrived there was a huge building site next door which was disastrous....we decided to find alternate accommodation and were lucky to get the last two rooms at The Grande! What a place and what great staff. They were incredibly welcoming and had us settled in swiftly..our room was amazing with the best "bath with a view"..dinner was delicious (i go to The Grande in Cape Town often so knew it would be good) as was the breakfast......If i go back to Plett i will definitely be staying there again...

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Additional Information about Grand Africa Cafe & Rooms

Property: Grand Africa Cafe & Rooms
Address: 27 Main Street, Plettenberg Bay 6600, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Plettenberg Bay
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#6 Romantic Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
#7 Family Hotel in Plettenberg Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Africa Cafe & Rooms 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
There are few places that can transport you somewhere else in time & emotion. One of these is the Grand Africa Rooms, where a sense of elegant and worldly charm reflects upon its setting over one of Africa's most beautiful bays - Plettenberg Bay. Grand Africa Rooms, with her 8 uniquely styled rooms, presents a beautifully appointed deck, our Leopard Lounge and a pool all exclusively for our Hotel guests. ... more   less 
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