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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel and really well located for getting around. All of the staff were great and really went out of their way to engage and help, especially the guys on the door, helping with bags and taxis, as well as the great roof top bar team.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool concept, hotel is in a great location - 38 restaurant serves a nice breakfast, and also had a god dinner there. Sugar Daddy Suite would be perfect if there was a balcony. The guys at the front door and reception are very friendly and helpful

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

Thank you for your super review! Regards, Brenda.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is well situated on Long Street and is a lovely, interesting boutique hotel. The rooftop was closed when I was there which was disappointing as the other reviews rated it highly! The rooms were clean and well equipped and the breakfast was good too (no buffet), but there are 5-6 different options to choose from. When I got...

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

Dear Andy M, Thank you for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Daddy. Our Sky Bar closes at 8.30pm in respect of the residents staying in the trailers. I hope we can welcome you again soon and offer you a drink on the rooftop! Regards, Brenda.

Chatham, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant hotel with restaurant. Free breakfast, bar area. On Long Street. Free parking. Fantastic hotel with rooftop area. Clean pleasant rooms very friendly staff. Extremely inexpensive and high quality all around.

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

Dear robertbakewell, Thank you for your super review, we hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Booked the rooftop movie and a trailer for a one night stay and it was truly a fun night. The trailer stay came with breakfast, which was served in the downstairs restaurant and was excellent. Trailer was brlliant - it is a trailer though, so for a one night experience awesome, but wouldn't want to stay longer than that. It...

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

Dear fabulouslytripping, Thank you for your super review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your 'drive-in' experience on our rooftop. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The bar on the roof of the Grand Daddy Hotel is surely unique. Set amongst the Airstream Trailers which guests can book for overnight, and you would mingle with them where they sit in the bar area which is their communal lounge. They serve great cocktails and American light meals. Sometimes they have live music.

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

Dear Wouter d, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time on the rooftop. Regards, Brenda.

Sydney
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Had conference then few days holiday in Cape Town and searched for somewhere a little less "beige" than your typical Hilton or Sheraton. The Grand Daddy was certainly it. The rooftop terrace where we stayed in the Gold Rush caravan was unique. Fun, luxurious (for a trailer!) and central. Fantastic staff who did everything they could to assist us, great...

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

Dear drdaveyt, Thank you for your review and for choosing the rooftop for your stay in Cape Town. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Regards, Brenda

London
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We literally just stumbled over this amazing place. We were in Long St looking for somewhere to have a drink and spotted this place - not knowing that it would be the hidden gem of Cape Town. It is a hotel wih a twist. This revamped 19th Centuary Cape Dutch Building has lots of lovely restored features inside but up...

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

Dear Girardina, Thank you for your super review, we sincerely hope to see you at the Grand Daddy again soon. Regards, Brenda.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

The rooms are so awesome would really tell all my friends to come. Amazing views and vibes. Food is very good. Being on the roof for movies is just an all time favorite. This alone is an amazing experience.

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

Dear Stefni V, Thank you for your super review, we are looking forward to welcoming you again soon to the Grand Daddy! Regards, Brenda.

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 February 2017

such a speciel hotel, with campers and a bar on the rooftop in the center of town. only 200 meters from the tourist office ad hop on- hop off buses and lots of Places to eat. If you want they can also offer you more traditones rooms.

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

Dear Conelius, Thank you for your review, and for choosing the Grand Daddy for your stay. We hope to welcome you again soon. Regards, Brenda.

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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: $190 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 33
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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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“Try the airstream trailers on the roof”
, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“King room, free parking, free breakfast.”
robertbakewell, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Best. Food in cape. Town”
Bacchus631222, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try the caravan overnight with air con and a cocktail bar ensuite!”
Fi0naE2014, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“make sure to confirm your room has a window.”
trendytravller, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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