Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

The Garden Route and the Little Karoo Hotels

The Grand Café and Rooms

  • 27 Main Rd. Map It
  • Plettenberg Bay
  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • Central location
  • Unique, quirky decor

Cons

  • Rooms can be a bit dark
  • On main road

Updated 11/14/2014

Fodor's Review

Although the entrance is on the town's main street, walking into the Grand is like walking into a different world. The owner describes the decor as "monastery meets bordello," and this seems apt: think dark, smooth walls with rounded arches, large prints on the walls, dim lighting, mismatched boho-chic leopard print–and-brocade sofas, ornate fireplaces, fresh flowers everywhere, and huge silver candelabra. And that's just the reception areas. The rooms are just as fabulous.

All have private entrances, and the beds are extra high and extra large, with percale cotton linen and goose-down pillows. Bathtubs placed in front of French windows have amazing views of the ocean and mountains. It doesn't get more eclectic and stylish than this. The restaurant ($$), which is open to nonguests, serves bistro classics and seafood.

Read More

Hotel Information

Address:

27 Main Rd., Plettenberg Bay, 6600, South Africa

Map It

Phone:

044-533–3301

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 7 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 11/14/2014

Book A Hotel

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all hotels in The Garden Route and the Little Karoo

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

Advertisement