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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My wife booked this neat little hotel and we enjoyed it throughout our stay. It's right on Long Street so you have access to everything. From eateries to nightlife etc. The service personnel at the hotel were very nice and even took us to a forex where we exchanged some money. Please remember to try their breakfasts at the Thirty...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tj L, Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back to the Grand Daddy on your next visit to our beautiful city. Regards, Brenda

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Grand Daddy is located in the touristy heart of Capetown within easy walking distance to restaurants, bars, etc. The hop on-hop off bus people were across the street, yet it is still fairly quiet. Front desk service was amazing, restaurant service was great, breakfast was free up to 75 rand per person which buys a good continental or fruit/yoghurt/granola breakfast...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bill M, Thank you for your review. I am so pleased your stay with us was enjoyable, and we sincerely hope to see you back again. Regards, Brenda

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spend a night in the Winelands Airstream trailer on the rooftop of the Grand Daddy Hotel. Winelands is the biggest of the 7 rooftop trailers, and it was absolutely amazing. Had everything one could want, coffee/tea, hairdryer, safe, inside and outside seating, etc. A really fun way to stay in the heart of Cape Town. There is also a...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LinnC1968, Thank you for your super review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoing you again soon! Regards, Brenda

Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd booked this as a fun surprise on our first night in Cape Town. Sadly our first night didn't get off to a great start as we chose to get the Shosholoza Meyl train down from Johannesburg and instead of arriving after 3pm we got in just before 10pm and didn't get to the hotel until 10.45pm so we had...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TimManchester, Thank you for your review, I am so pleased you enjoyed the Karoo trailer. It was such a pity that you were unable to spend some more time with us, however, we hope that you will return and enjoy a longer stay. Regards, Brenda

West Malling, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the final three night of a three week honeymoon trip in South Africa in one of the Airsreams on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel. From the minute we arrived, the staff couldn't do enough for us. They organised taxis here there and everywhere, trips to the townships and all with a great attitude. They even allowed...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margaret D, Thank you for your super review, and for choosing the Grand Daddy for part of your honeymoon. I am so pleased your stay was enjoyable and we look forward to welcoming you back again! Regards, Brenda

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grand Daddy Hotel is a modern and attractive hotel along lively Long Street in Cape Town. Our room was spacious, extremely clean, and quiet - we slept phenomenally well! The onsite restaurant, Thirty Ate, has delicious breakfast that was included in our room rate. The manager made a point of speaking to us to ensure we enjoyed our stay...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MatthewNDC, Thank you for your super review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, we are looking forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Brenda

Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gem of a hotel in the centre of Cape Town, close to several major attractions and excellent restaurants. Almost opposite the Red and Blue bus ticket office too. This smallish hotel has a lovely family feel- more personal than larger hotels. Staff could not have been more helpful. A must is to have drinks on the roof...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jo M, Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Daddy. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Brenda

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a party of 2 couples we stayed 10 nights at the Grand Daddy, it was the boutique aspect and the querkiness that attracted us to it. Our room as really clean and well equipped but the most important feature of the hotel was the staff. From the Management through to the waiters/chamber maids they could not have been more...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear 855christopherf, Thank you for your super review, we loved having you as our guests, and we look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to our beautiful country. Take care and regards, Brenda

Miami
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the night in the Airstream Trailer, something really special on the roof top - with a view, roof top cinema and bar which was great. Convenient location, easy to get around, and plenty of options around to dine, drink and entertain. Thanks for a nice stay!

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Traveler1207, Thank you for your review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay on our rooftop. We look forward to welcoming you again! Regards, Brenda

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked 1 night in an airstream trailer for our anniversary. The trailer we were supposed to stay in needed some attention (wall paper was a bit loose at one side) which the staff picked up and the next moment we were upgraded to Winelands (the biggest trailer - so amazing and so much space). I thought the traffic noise...

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Brenda38CT, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carla-Botes-Vorster, Thank you for your lovely review, I am so pleased you had a happy anniversary at the Grand Daddy. From myself and our team, we wish you many more, and we hope to see you both again soon. Regards, Brenda

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Daddy is a luxury four-star city hotel with an effervescent, creative soul. Generous, warm and welcoming; The Grand Daddy’s passion is for people. The Grand Daddy’s big talking point is its ‘penthouse’ trailer park, where a collection of vintage Airstream caravans nestle beneath the backdrop of Table Mountain. Each of the 7 two-sleeper trailer suites have been conceptualized and designed by local artists and makes for an accommodation destination like no other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Daddy Hotel

Address: 38 Long Street | Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central > City Bowl
Price Range: $206 - $342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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Also Known As:
Grand Daddy Hotel Cape Town, South Africa
Hotel Style:
#40 Family Hotel in Cape Town Central
#49 Business Hotel in Cape Town Central
#52 Luxury Hotel in Cape Town Central
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“Trailers are fun - Karoo has internal shower”
  • Karoo trailer on the right
 of 5 bubbles TimManchester, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Modern, great restaurant, clean”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewNDC, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Standard room absolutely fine.”
 of 5 bubbles JoM956, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from Long Street quieter. Rooms nice and sunny. For those wanting something unique, try the caravans on the roof.”
 of 5 bubbles 855christopherf, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go Superior”
 of 5 bubbles martinlPumpherston, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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