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Grand Daddy Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   38 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
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Ranked #73 of 103 Hotels in Cape Town Central
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Grand Daddy is a good choice to stay, primarily for its great central location. The hotel is old with a touch of glamour. Service is exceptional. The breakfasts are served in a cafe/bistro "next door". Coffee is good. Parking is limited but available.

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Alta Thanks for your feedback. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed you stay with us. We have also sound proofed our rooms on the second floor on the road with double windows that limits the noise. Next time you visit, you should try our Airstream Trailers that have recently been refurbished Kind Regards Nick Paul General Manager More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a night in an Airstream trailer back in April for our first night in Cape Town in Sept. This was on the recommendation of a friend who stayed in March and also after seeing the photos of last season's trailers which were awesome, locally designed and completely OTT. When I booked I tried to specify the trailer but it... More

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Diane F Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback regarding your stay in the Airstream Trailers. I was sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time with us. When we started the refurbishment, we decided to change the theme to a local concept of ‘a South African Road Trip’ ; highlighting the unique destinations... More

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I write this review from a room at the Grand Daddy. I have plenty of time to do so, since I can't sleep, because the hotel has rented out their restaurant to some kind of function with a DJ. The music is so loud I can feel the towel bars vibrating in the bathroom. Did they inform the affected guests... More

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Bryony S, General Manager at Grand Daddy Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jon S Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on your stay at the Grand Daddy Hotel Please accept our apologies for the shortcomings you experienced during your evening and be assured that the hotel is committed to providing our guests with the highest quality service. I was alarmed to hear that you were not informed... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and my partner stayed at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town for my birthday last month. It was an absolute pleasure. The room was very modern and clean with an amazing comfy bed! I really have no complaints and would go back in a heartbeat. The location is perfect for those wanting to be in the hustle and... More

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Roodepoort, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We flew down from Jhb to see the trailer park on the roof. Actually closed for renovations, but was not mentioned anywhere on the website. Situated in a very "clubby" area: definitely not the place to stay for older travellers! Room cleaning service was seriously falling short of expectations

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was very surprised with the quality of both the rooms and food for a 1 star. Was such a great weekend with super friendly staff! I would recommend it, if you like to be in the busy buzzle of Long Street. We also got warned about noise levels as they were having a 21st there the Friday night, but... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stressed over finding a venue for our Daughter's 21st party which had to be held in Cape Town. 21st Birthday parties are epic events and selecting the right venue is everything. Achieving this remotely from Johannesburg was impossible. Be-Confident Event planners came to the rescue and showed our daughter this venue - Daddy Cool Bar and the adjoining 2... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We stayed at Grand Daddy's over New Year's (5 nights) and moved twice (room-trailer-room) as they were fully booked. Could have been annoying, but worked swiftly thanks to the staff. Rooms could do with a little refurbishing here and there, but are generally very fine. Breakfast was tasty with a range of warm and could foods. Staff was very attentive... More

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London
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10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Excellent location, as 5 minutes up the road is all the late night hangouts on Long Street. Grown up hotel, as most the others closer to the going out places are hostels. Friendly staff on reception, though breakfast staff need to be a bit more attentive to all guests. Breakfast lovely though. Wi-fi good in rooms, with lovely modern spacious... More

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Address: 38 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8000, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Cape Town Central
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Daddy Hotel 4*
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