Four-Star 33 Key Boutique Hotel For Sale, Cape Town City Centre

Location: Long Street, Cape Town, South Africa

Name: Grand Daddy Hotel

Guide Price: TBA

No. of Keys: 26 Luxury Rooms plus 7 Rooftop Trailers! 


The Opportunity: Possibly one of the most “original” hotels in Cape Town, as one might tell from the name! The building dates back to 1874 and opened in 1895 as the Hotel Metropole, so can claim to be one of Cape Town’s oldest heritage hotel.

Four storeys, two meeting rooms to take upto 120 pax, 90-seat cafe/restaurant and rooftop sky bar and cinema. Building size 1,620 sqm.

The rooftop trailers have been decorated by local artists and comprise a queen-size bed, wet-room with shower and WC, TV, air-conditioned, bar fridge and access to the rooftop bar and terraced garden.

The legendary, luxurious, conveniently located “design hotel” bustles with an energy that is
quintessentially Cape Town. The unique Long Street hotel features a top-class eatery called “Thirty Ate”, boutique hotel accommodation and South Africa’s only rooftop Airstream Trailer Park.

So much more than just a Cape Town hotel, The Grand Daddy is a local landmark. A
distinct focus on the promotion of local design, exceptional service and world class
hospitality, make this hotel a unique, unmissable addition to Cape Town’s famous Long Street.

The vintage elevator at the Grand Daddy is the oldest operational elevator in Cape
Town. The Grand Daddy’s Airstream rooftop trailer park is legendary. The seven glinting, individually themed trailers on our rooftop take visitors on a fanciful and fuss-free journey.

The hotel was put up for auction through Reliance Auctions in SA, but we believe might be available for “straight” purchase. VK

Main Photo: The rooftop trailers and bar

Current Owner: Private family, with three other safari-lodge style hotels/houses

Flag and Management: Free

Financials: 2019 and previous financials available on EoI (Expression of Interest)

Tenure: Freehold

Agent: Local agent in partnership with The Hotel Property Team

Guide Price: TBA

Date Posted: November 2020

THPT Comment: This fab opportunity to acquire probably the oldest and quirkiest boutique hotels in Cape Town.

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